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Rhiannon12866

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Gender: Female
Hometown: NE New York
Home country: USA
Current location: Serious Snow Country :(
Member since: 2003 before July 6th
Number of posts: 132,102

Journal Archives

Stephen Colbert - Monologue and Opening - 1/16/18

Trump Is Conveniently One Pound Under Obese



Despite his taste for fast food and a complete lack of exercise, the White House doctor briefed the press corps on Trump's 'excellent' health.



Sarah Huckabee Sanders Explains Why Trump Isn't Racist



Stephen has a counterargument to the Press Secretary's defense that Trump isn't racist because he had a TV show.



Stephen Colbert's 'Go Fund Yourself': Raw Water



Buy Stephen's unfiltered, untreated, unwatered water before it turns green!



A Full History Of Trump's Fake Awards



Pregame for Trump's 'Fake & Dishonest Media Awards' with a brief chronicling of awards Trump has made up for his own enjoyment.
Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Wed Jan 17, 2018, 04:53 AM (2 replies)

Seth Meyers - The Check In: Puerto Rico's Hurricane Maria Recovery



Seth checks in on Puerto Rico's recovery efforts four months after Hurricane Maria devastated the island and left millions without electricity and clean drinking water.
Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Wed Jan 17, 2018, 01:10 AM (0 replies)

Seth Meyers - Trump's Community Service, Chris Christie's Last Day in Office - Monologue - 1/15/18





Back in My Day: Pizza Hut's Self-Driving Cars, Midterm Elections



Seth reminisces about a simpler - albeit recent - time when President Trump wasn't bragging about the size of his nuclear button in some kind of metaphorical penis-measuring contest.
Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Wed Jan 17, 2018, 01:06 AM (8 replies)

The Daily Show: Donald Trump Is Somehow Healthy



The official White House physician lists President Trump as being in "excellent" health despite reported fast food binges and memory loss.
Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Wed Jan 17, 2018, 12:54 AM (4 replies)

Renewable energy set to be cheaper than fossil fuels by 2020, according to new report

‘Turning to renewables for new power generation is not simply an environmentally conscious decision, it is now – overwhelmingly – a smart economic one’

Renewable energy will be cheaper than fossil fuels in two years, according to a new report.

Experts predict that investment in green infrastructure projects will lead to decreases in the cost of energy for consumers.

Continuous technological improvements have led to a rapid fall in the cost of renewable energy in recent years, meaning some forms can already comfortably compete with fossil fuels.

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“This new dynamic signals a significant shift in the energy paradigm,” said Adnan Amin, director-general of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IREA), which published the report.

“Turning to renewables for new power generation is not simply an environmentally conscious decision, it is now – overwhelmingly – a smart economic one.”.


Much more: http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/renewable-energy-cheaper-fossil-fuels-2020-uk-green-climate-change-global-warming-report-irea-a8160051.html


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Tue Jan 16, 2018, 05:33 AM (2 replies)

Stephen Colbert: Guest Senator Chuck Schumer Has 'No Doubts' Trump Said 'Sh*thole'



Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer discusses the future of DACA and Trump's word against Sen. Dick Durbin's.
Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Tue Jan 16, 2018, 04:53 AM (6 replies)

Stephen Colbert - Monologue and Opening - 1/15/18

Did Trump Say Sh*thole Or Sh*thouse?



You say tomat-ah, I say tomat-oh.



Is The President A Pornstar-Dating Racist?



It's hard to know which triple acronym the President prefers more: XXX or KKK.



Don't Fire The Hawaiian Who Hit The Emergency Alert



Stephen makes a case for the Hawaii employee who notified the entire state of an imminent, imaginary ballistic missile.



Hawaii's Emergency Alert System Is Getting Ridiculous



We interrupt your regularly scheduled programming to scare the living crap out of you for no reason.
Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Tue Jan 16, 2018, 04:51 AM (6 replies)

Seth Meyers - Trump and GOP Face Fallout from His Racist Immigration Comments: A Closer Look



Seth takes a closer look at how Trump has pulled off another successful pivot -- this time from a conversation about whether he's mentally unstable to a conversation about the fact that he's a racist.
Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Tue Jan 16, 2018, 01:07 AM (0 replies)

The Daily Show: The Backlash Continues on Trump's "S**thole" Comments



President Trump continues denying that he referred to Haiti and Africa as "s**tholes" during a meeting on immigration.
Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Tue Jan 16, 2018, 01:00 AM (0 replies)

Belize bans oil activity to protect its barrier reef

Decision hailed as huge step forward that will safeguard both the marine environment and the country’s lucrative dive tourism industry

Some good news for the new year: in what has been called a huge step forward in protecting oceans and marine life, the Belize government has announced bold legislation to end oil activity in all of its waters.

The move is designed to protect the fragile Belize Barrier Reef world heritage site, the second-largest in the world after Australia’s and home to 1,400 species, including endangered hawksbill turtles, manatees, rays and six threatened species of shark.

Belizean prime minister Dean Barrow’s decision to impose an indefinite moratorium marks the first time a developing country has taken such a major step to protect its oceans from oil exploration and extraction – and will help safeguard Belize’s important dive tourism sector.

“The decision is hugely significant,” said Chris Gee, of charity WWF-UK, which was part of an international campaign. “It indicates that Belize, a developing country, is prepared to put its people and environment first.”

Oil-related damage, such as a spill, could have impacts as far afield as Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras and affect the lucrative tourism industry.


More: https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2018/jan/14/belize-bans-oil-activity-to-protect-reef-diving-tourism-belize-barrier-reef
Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Mon Jan 15, 2018, 04:03 AM (3 replies)
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