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Rhiannon12866

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Hometown: NE New York
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Amid COVID-19 Surge, U.S. Stuck With 'Same Horrible Choice' As In Start Of Pandemic - All In - MSNBC



Chris Hayes: “We could have found our way to some form of normal life. But we did not do what was necessary to get there. So, we are stuck…back with exactly the same horrible choice we had fourteen weeks ago.” Aired on 06/26/2020.




Hayes Calls For Trump To Resign: 'Urgent Matter Of Public Health, Public Safety' - All In - MSNBC



Chris Hayes on why Trump must resign: “If this presidency had creditors, the virus' resurgence this week would have been a default event. Only it is not his creditors who are suffering. It is us.” Aired on 06/26/2020.


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Sat Jun 27, 2020, 04:50 AM (7 replies)

Premature Arizona Reopening Coincided With Trump Publicity Visit - Rachel Maddow - MSNBC



Rachel Maddow notes that as Arizona struggles against a flood of coronavirus cases, part of the reason the state opened before it was ready appears to be so it would coincide with Donald Trump's maskless visit to an Arizona mask factory. Aired on 6/26/2020.




Doctors Face Tough Choices, Narrowing Options On COVID In Arizona - Rachel Maddow - MSNBC



Will Humble, former director of the Arizona Department of Health Services, talks with Rachel Maddow about how dwindling hospital bed space for COVID-19 patients in Arizona means doctors may have to make hard choices about who gets a bed as the spread of the virus progresses. Aired on 6/26/2020.


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Sat Jun 27, 2020, 04:16 AM (2 replies)

See The Moment Tucker Carlson Realized Trump Could Lose 2020 - The Beat - MSNBC



As a Fox News poll predicts Biden will win key swing states like Georgia and Texas, the right-winged media worry Trump is flailing. Rupert Murdoch’s Wall Street Journal writing he “has no second-term agenda” just as Trump botches a softball question from Hannity on his re-election plans, not answering it at all. MSNBC's Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber breaks it all down. Aired on 6/26/2020.




'No Real Agenda To Run On': Supporters Question Trump's Campaign As Election Approaches - The Beat - MSNBC



Associate Professor of political science at Fordham University, Christina Greer, and MSNBC Contributor Steve Benen join MSNBC's Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber to talk about Trump’s re-election campaign. With only 129 days to go until the presidential election, Greer explains “this country is really hurting … when you go to the polls, can you ask yourself, ‘are you better off today than you were four years ago?’” Aired on 6/26/2020.


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Sat Jun 27, 2020, 01:20 AM (0 replies)

House Passes D.C. Statehood Bill; Outlook Is Dim In GOP-Controlled Senate - MSNBC



Lawmakers approved the bill, 232-180, largely along party lines, marking the first time a chamber of Congress has passed a D.C. statehood bill. The legislation now goes to the Republican-controlled Senate, where it faces insurmountable opposition from GOP leaders. Aired on 6/26/2020.


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Sat Jun 27, 2020, 12:23 AM (4 replies)

Trump Vows to Ban Coronavirus Vaccine If Obama Invented It

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Donald J. Trump on Friday threatened to ban a coronavirus vaccine if it turns out that it was invented by former President Barack Obama.

Trump’s threat took members of the White House press corps aback, since there are no reports to date of Obama attempting to invent a vaccine or any other pharmaceutical.

Trump acknowledged that he was not aware of any such activities on Obama’s part, but warned that, if the former President succeeded in inventing a coronavirus vaccine, “I’m not going to let that happen.”

“If Obama came up with a vaccine, it would only be to make me look bad,” he said. “Well, guess what? I’m not going to let him get away with something cute like that. We’re going to move quite powerfully on anything Obama does in terms of a vaccine.”

Trump added that, if former Vice-President Joe Biden is elected President in November, “It wouldn’t surprise me one bit if he approved a vaccine Obama invented, just to spite me.”

“Obama and Biden, they’re like two peas in a pod,” Trump said. “If you want a vaccine, vote for Biden. It’ll serve you right.”


Short article, no more at link: https://www.newyorker.com/humor/borowitz-report/trump-vows-to-ban-coronavirus-vaccine-if-obama-invented-it



Photograph by Stefani Reynolds / Bloomberg / Getty

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Jun 26, 2020, 11:30 PM (6 replies)

Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO) - 6/26/20

Monologue: Live Free or Die Hard



Bill recaps the top stories of the week, including President Trump's underwhelming Tulsa rally and Joe Biden's strong lead in the polls.




John Bolton: An Empty Chair in the Oval Office



Former U.N. Ambassador and Trump National Security Advisor John Bolton tells Bill Maher why he believes that President Trump is "not competent to be president."




Wes Moore and James Carville



Author Wes Moore and political strategist James Carville join Bill to discuss Joe Biden's promising lead in 2020 polls.




Future Headlines

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New Rule: The Guardians of Gotcha



Bill calls for an end to the shaming and canceling of people whose heart is in the right place on race issues, but don’t get it exactly right on the first try.


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Jun 26, 2020, 11:20 PM (8 replies)

Seth Meyers - Trump to Celebrate Independence Day at Mount Rushmore - Monologue 6/25/20






Seth's Favorite Jokes of the Week: John Bolton’s Memoir, Trump Visits the US-Mexico Border



Seth's favorite jokes from the week of June 22.


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Jun 26, 2020, 11:02 PM (2 replies)

The Daily Social Distancing Show: How Small Businesses Are Recovering from Looting



Roy Wood Jr. talks to a small business owner in Birmingham, Alabama who’s trying to look at fallout from riots through rose-colored glasses.


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Jun 26, 2020, 10:50 PM (0 replies)

The Daily Social Distancing Show: Copaganda - How Cop Shows Lie to You



Trevor looks at how depictions of police in film and TV can skew public perception of cops and glorify officers who break laws and use violence unnecessarily on the job.


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Jun 26, 2020, 10:40 PM (5 replies)

Stephen Colbert: "How To Be An Antiracist" author Dr. Ibram X. Kendi

Dr. Ibram X. Kendi: Creating A More Equitable Society Is In White Americans' Self Interest



The best selling author of "How To Be An Antiracist" and "Antiracist Baby," Dr. Ibram X. Kendi joins Stephen Colbert to discuss what it takes to call one's self antiracist, and how he believes it's in everyone's interest to end the racist policies that cause inequality in this country.


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Jun 26, 2020, 05:00 AM (0 replies)
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