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Study: Trump Likely Cost The U.S. 400k Excess Covid Deaths - All In - MSNBC



“A new study by an UCLA economist estimates that 400,000 people in this country died of Covid who could have been saved if Donald Trump and the Republican Party had implemented a more effective health strategy,” says Chris Hayes. “400,000 people who are dead who did not have to be.” Aired on 03/26/2021.


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Sat Mar 27, 2021, 02:50 AM (6 replies)

'Zero Threat': Trump, GOP, Right-Wing Media Downplay Horror Of Capitol Riot - All In - MSNBC



“I was there on January 6th – the insurrectionists didn’t give a damn if I was a Democrat or a Republican or a staffer or a visitor. They were out for an attack,” says Rep. Madeleine Dean on the reality of what happened at the Capitol riot, as opposed to the lies coming from the right. Aired on 03/26/2021.


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Sat Mar 27, 2021, 02:30 AM (1 replies)

Georgia Governor Offended That Racist Anti-Voter Law Is Being Called Racist - All In - MSNBC



“Georgia Governor Brian Kemp and other Republicans say they are outraged that their efforts have been labeled as racist voter suppression, as they work to make it harder for people to vote in ways that will disproportionately affect Black voters,” says Chris Hayes. Aired on 03/26/2021.


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Sat Mar 27, 2021, 02:20 AM (11 replies)

Dems Smashed Trump In Georgia, Now The Fight Against 'Jim Crow 2.0' Ignited - The Beat - MSNBC



The Republican state government of Georgia is escalating its crackdown on voting rights, literally arresting a Black state Senator because she knocked on the governor’s door as he signed this new voting bill into law. MSNBC’s Ari Melber reports on the fallout and the growing protests around the nation. He also explains how this grows out of Trumpism and is broader than a contemporary political spasm. Aired on 03/26/2021.




They Report, A Judge Decides: Fox Braces For $1 Billion Lawsuit Protecting Trump’s Lies



Fox News has been hit with a billion dollar defamation suit by Dominion Voting for false election claims, alleging “Fox sold a false story of election fraud in order to serve its own commercial purposes” and “knowingly broadcast lies.” This new suit follows a separate lawsuit from another voting technology company, Smartmatic. Fox News stands by its reporting. MSNBC’s Chief Legal Correspondent discusses the fallout with former Watergate prosecutor Nick Akerman. Aired on 03/26/2021.


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Sat Mar 27, 2021, 01:35 AM (0 replies)

Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO) - 3/26/21

Monologue: Whatever Floats Your Boat



Bill recaps the top stories of the week, including more mass shootings, a clogged canal and President Biden's first press conference.




Christopher Krebs on Cryptocurrency



Former U.S. Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency Director Christopher Krebs joins Bill to discuss the vulnerabilities posed by untraceable cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin.




Private Schools: Education or Indoctrination?



Caitlin Flanagan and Bret Stephens join Bill Maher to discuss the impact of private schools on the American education system and the "climate of fear" facing parents.




New Rule: Beware the Roaring 20's



If we’re going to have a new Roaring ‘20s, let’s do it this time without the two things that made the last one suck: Prohibition and a Depression at the end of it.




Here's a "bootleg" version of the show which includes the entire interview with former CISA Director Christopher Krebs (5:53), panel discussion with Atlantic staff writer Caitlin Flanagan and NYT columnist/MSNBC contributor Bret Stephens (14:30), and complete New Rules (44:10). It won't last long, as usual:




Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Sat Mar 27, 2021, 12:30 AM (5 replies)

These Congress Members Are Backed by the Gun Lobby - NowThis News



Sen. Marco Rubio $247,629
Sen. Ron Johnson $197,993
Sen. John Thune $179,310
Rep. Steve Scalise $217,208
Rep. Don Young $200,434

Here are the gun lobby-backed Congress members up for re-election in 2022.



Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Mar 26, 2021, 11:55 PM (5 replies)

Seth Meyers: Journalist Viet Thanh Nguyen Calls Out America's Tragic History of Anti-Asian Violence



Author/Journalist/Educator Viet Thanh Nguyen addresses the rise in anti-Asian violence in America, his book The Committed and writing a book with his son.


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Mar 26, 2021, 11:30 PM (0 replies)

Seth Meyers - Guest Sacha Baron Cohen

Sacha Baron Cohen Went to a Very Intense Clown School



Sacha Baron Cohen talks about playing Abbie Hoffman in The Trial of the Chicago 7, going to clown school and the birth of Ali G and Borat.




The Secret Service Detained Sacha Baron Cohen for Breaking into CPAC Dressed as Trump



Sacha Baron Cohen talks about Borat Subsequent Moviefilm and getting detained by the Secret Service after breaking into CPAC dressed as Donald Trump.


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Mar 26, 2021, 11:15 PM (0 replies)

Seth Meyers - Biden Supports Changing Filibuster in First Press Conference as President - 3/25/21






CORRECTIONS: Week of Monday, March 22



Seth Meyers takes a moment to address some of the errors from this week of Late Night, like mispronouncing "codified" and not using Nic Cage’s real name.




Trump’s Political Director, CNN Loses 45% of Its Audience: Late Night’s News of the Week



All the news and jokes you missed from the week of March 22.


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Mar 26, 2021, 11:05 PM (0 replies)

The Daily Show - Joe Biden's Scandals: Desi Lydic Foxsplains



Joe Biden has already racked up 37,268 scandals and Desi Lydic's got the lowdown on every single one.


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Mar 26, 2021, 11:00 PM (4 replies)
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