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Rhiannon12866

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Gender: Female
Hometown: NE New York
Home country: USA
Current location: Serious Snow Country :(
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Donald Trump's Guide to American History - NowThis



President Donald Trump claims to have a high IQ and is among the smartest presidents ever, so let's go through his American history lessons and see how incorrect they are.


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Sat Jul 4, 2020, 06:27 AM (3 replies)

Epidemiologist Marc Lipsitch on the Risks Americans Face with Reopening - All In - MSNBC



As coronavirus cases continue to grow across the country, Harvard epidemiologist Marc Lipsitch discusses the risks of reopening and trajectory of the spread. Aired on 7/3/2020.


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Jul 3, 2020, 11:40 PM (0 replies)

Tom Brokaw On Native American Objections To Mt. Rushmore: 'They Want Their Land Back' - MSNBC



NBC News' Tom Brokaw joins Andrea Mitchell to discuss President Trump's trip to South Dakota and controversial decision to hold celebrations at Mount Rushmore ahead of the Fourth of July holiday, also reacting to the news that the Washington Redskins football team is reviewing a name change amid the national reckoning on race and equality after George Floyd's death. Aired on 07/03/2020.


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Jul 3, 2020, 11:25 PM (0 replies)

Temperatures and carbon dioxide up, regulations down: Environmental headlines you missed this week

Temperatures and carbon dioxide are up, regulations are down: Environmental headlines you missed this week

May set a record for above average temperatures and CO2 is at an all-time high.

May sets records, July likely to be extra hot
Spring 2020 set records as this May was tied with 2016 for the warmest May on record in 141 years -- 1.71 degrees above average.

It also marked the 425th consecutive month, or 35 years, that temperatures were above average.

And the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says that trend isn't likely to stop with most of the U.S. facing the likelihood of a hotter-than-average summer going into July.


Don't let the pandemic fool you, CO2 is at an all-time high
Despite reports early in the pandemic that keeping everybody at home led to reductions in pollution and wildlife reclaiming the streets, the gas that traps heat and adds to those record-high temperatures is at an all-time high.


Carbon dioxide levels in 2018 were higher than any other point in recorded history, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.Carbon dioxide levels in 2018 were higher than any other point in recorded history, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. NASA

Carbon dioxide reached its highest level in 800,000 years, according to NASA.

If levels continue to rise, the climate could face more above-average temperatures and other changes that would become more difficult to reverse.

Much more: https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/temperatures-carbon-dioxide-regulations-environmental-headlines-missed-week/story?id=71583312

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Jul 3, 2020, 10:58 PM (0 replies)

Trump Says COVID-19 Crisis Is 'Being Handled' As U.S. Sets A New Case Record - The 11th Hour - MSNBC



The United States has hit an all-time record for new COVID-19 cases for the second day in a row as the Trump administration continues to provide no new strategies to deal with the pandemic. Aired on 7/02/2020.




Trump Focusing On Re-Election Instead Of Coronavirus Crisis | The 11th Hour | MSNBC



Trump is spending his time attacking Black Lives Matter and defending Confederate monuments, leaning into the divisive politics that got him elected as the coronavirus pandemic rages across the nation. Ashley Parker joins to discuss. Aired on 7/02/2020.




Trump Is 'Furious' Over Polls Showing Joe Biden Beating Him Badly - The 11th Hour - MSNBC



With poll after polls showing Trump trailing Joe Biden in battleground states and nationally, reports indicate the news is infuriating Trump. Carol Leonnig of The Washington Post reacts. Aired on 7/02/2020.




Gupta: Irresponsible Of Governors To Placate Trump's Ego On COVID-19 - The 11th Hour - MSNBC



Dr. Vin Gupta reacts to the governors still flouting public health guidelines as the coronavirus pandemic spirals out of control across the United States. Aired on 7/02/2020.


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Jul 3, 2020, 03:15 AM (2 replies)

Julian Bear Runner: Trump Doesn't Have Permission To Visit Mount Rushmore - The Last Word - MSNBC



The president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, Julian Bear Runner, tells Lawrence O'Donnell that Donald Trump's visit to Mount Rushmore is a "threat to my people and a threat to the land," and Donald Trump is not welcome to visit Mount Rushmore as the Great Sioux Nation is the rightful owner of that land. Aired on 7/2/2020.


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Jul 3, 2020, 02:05 AM (7 replies)

Steve Schmidt: Trump's Betrayal To U.S. Troops Is Impossible To Overstate - The Last Word - MSNBC



Steve Schmidt speaks to Lawrence O’Donnell about Donald Trump and reports that Russia paid bounties to Taliban members to kill U.S. troops in Afghanistan. Aired on 7/2/2020.


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Jul 3, 2020, 01:50 AM (6 replies)

TX Lt. Gov. 'Does Not Care' About Communities Struggling With COVID-19 - The Last Word - MSNBC



Former Democratic Congressman Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) joins Lawrence O’Donnell to discuss how the Lt. Gov. of Texas leverages power over the governor and is putting an “end to transparency” of fighting COVID-19. Aired on 7/2/2020.


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Jul 3, 2020, 01:40 AM (2 replies)

'National Humiliation': Chris Hayes Compares U.S. COVID-19 Crisis To Rest Of World - All In - MSNBC



“The crisis we now find ourselves in is a human tragedy and an economic calamity,” says Chris Hayes. “But it is also a singular national humiliation. We’re living through a moment where the U.S. is a laughing stock and a subject of pity around the world." Aired on 7/2/2020.


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Jul 3, 2020, 01:30 AM (1 replies)

The Daily Social Distancing Show: The Best of Michael Kosta in Quarantine



From meeting the Grim Reaper to vacationing from home, this is the best of Michael Kosta in quarantine.


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Jul 3, 2020, 01:17 AM (0 replies)
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