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'This Is Suppression!': Steele Slams GA Governor For Voting Restrictions Law - The Beat - MSNBC

Georgia's governor has approved a restrictive new GOP voting bill after weeks of debate about how to tighten voting laws in the state. MSNBC's Ari Melber reports on the breaking news and explains the bill will drastically limit early voting and will limit drop boxes, among other restrictions. This is just one of at least 253 restrictive voting bills Republicans have introduced in 43 states since the 2020 election. Michael Steele joins, asking "do you think Black folks are just going to sit by and let you get away with this?" Aired on 03/25/2021.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Thu Mar 25, 2021, 11:04 PM (3 replies)

Real Time with Bill Maher guests - Friday, March 26, 2021

Real Time with Bill Maher continues its 19th season Friday, March 26 (10:00-11:00 p.m. live ET/tape-delayed PT), with a replay at 12:00 a.m., exclusively on HBO.

This week features a one-on-one interview with Christopher Krebs, former Director of the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and founding partner at Krebs Stamos Group.

This week's in-studio panel discussion includes Caitlin Flanagan, staff writer at The Atlantic who authored the April cover story, Private Schools Are Indefensible: The Gulf Between How Rich Kids and Poor Kids Are Educated In America is Obscene. Her latest book is Girl Land; and Bret Stephens, columnist for The New York Times and MSNBC contributor.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Thu Mar 25, 2021, 09:15 PM (6 replies)

Tucker Carlson Accuses Biden of Faking Mental Sharpness for More Than an Hour

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Calling it a “scandal bigger than Watergate,” the Fox News host Tucker Carlson accused President Biden of “thoroughly faking mental sharpness” for more than an hour during his press conference on Thursday.

“Doing everything he could to give the appearance of mental acuity, he answered questions in detail, stayed on point, and uttered suspiciously complete sentences,” Carlson alleged. “I’ve seen some shameless stunts in my time, but this one takes the cake.”

Carlson said that Biden’s “desperate charade” extended to “accomplishing concrete things to make himself seem competent.”

“When he said that he would double the number of vaccinations in his first hundred days, my jaw dropped,” he said. “President Trump would never have tried to pull something like that.”

Short article, no more at link: https://www.newyorker.com/humor/borowitz-report/tucker-carlson-accuses-biden-of-faking-mental-sharpness-for-more-than-an-hour

Photograph by Chip Somodevilla / Getty

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Thu Mar 25, 2021, 08:55 PM (18 replies)

Stephen Colbert: Guest Ken Burns Unpacks Ernest Hemingway's Facade of Masculinity

Ken Burns navigates the gap between the macho persona and the real inner life of his documentary subject, Ernest Hemingway. Dig deeper into the author's complex life and works in Ken's latest PBS Film Series, "Hemingway."

"History Is One Of The Great Teachers" - Ken Burns On How America's Institutions Can Survive

Ken Burns offers his perspective on the fragility of America's institutions and how important it is to learn from history. Dig into the complex life and works of Ernest Hemingway in Ken's latest PBS Film Series, "Hemingway."

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Thu Mar 25, 2021, 04:30 AM (4 replies)

Stephen Colbert - Monologue and Opening - 3/24/21

Suez Nuez! Salty Dog Stephen Colbert Spins Tales Of A Blocked Canal

Noted man of the sea and Paramount+ Global Maritime Traffic Reporter, Stephen Colbert, is the ideal broadcaster to bring you this tale of woe from the high seas of the Suez Canal.

Late Show First Drafts: Happy Easter 2021

The amazing Evie Colbert joins Stephen for a special Easter edition of everyone's favorite greeting card-themed segment.

Search History with Dana Carvey

Find out what Dana Carvey has been looking up online in this new episode of "Search History." Bonus: it involves a lot of Biden and Obama impressions!

Sen. Kennedy pulled over for equating drunk driving to gun violence

After Sen. Kennedy defends gun ownership by equating mass shootings to drunk driving, a cop pulls him over for swerving into an argument that proves himself wrong.

Putin's Doctor Made A Critical Error While Giving Him The Vaccine

He forgot the most important part of any doctor's visit.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Thu Mar 25, 2021, 04:20 AM (1 replies)

Texas Judge Slams GOP Voter Suppression Bills - NowThis News

‘These bills attack anybody who works a front-line job’ — This Texas judge explains how two new voting restriction bills are designed to target Democratic voters and put democracy at risk.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Thu Mar 25, 2021, 03:05 AM (0 replies)

'Shame, shame, shame': Tempers flare in Senate voting hearing - CNN

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell clashed over sweeping voting rights legislation that would set federal standards on early and mail-in voting, and expand access to the polls.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Thu Mar 25, 2021, 02:04 AM (7 replies)

Shocking New Video Of Moment Officer Sicknick Was Attacked At Capitol Riot - All In - MSNBC

Reporters from the New York Times used video from the insurrection to isolate the attack on Officer Sicknick, who died the day after the Capitol riot. Aired on 03/24/2021.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Thu Mar 25, 2021, 01:32 AM (2 replies)

Election Expert Debunks GOP's H.R. 1 Opposition - NowThis News

This GOP election expert is debunking his own party’s opposition to expanding voting access under H.R. 1.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Thu Mar 25, 2021, 12:40 AM (5 replies)

'Tool Of The White Supremacist South:' Chris Hayes On Racist History Of Filibuster - All In - MSNBC

Mitch McConnell said the filibuster has “no racial history at all.” However, “the actual use of the filibuster as its developed has been, almost more than anything, a tool of the white supremacist South and a cudgel to block civil rights,” says Chris Hayes. Aired on 03/24/2021.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Thu Mar 25, 2021, 12:20 AM (0 replies)
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