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Current location: Serious Snow Country :(
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Journal Archives

Seth Meyers - Trump Fires John Bolton as National Security Advisor - Monologue - 9/10/19

Friends Episodes for 2019

Seth Meyers celebrates the 25th anniversary of Friends by reading a list of episodes for the show that could air in 2019.

Jokes Seth Can't Tell: Lesbian Penguins, Popeyes’ Chicken Sandwich

There are some jokes that just sound wrong coming from Seth, like the one about black Batman.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Wed Sep 11, 2019, 10:49 PM (1 replies)

The Daily Show: Big Pharma Pays Up for Their Part in the Opioid Crisis

Big Pharma is finally paying up for their part in the opioid addiction epidemic - but can we really put a price on the damage they’ve done? And why do drug dealers evade jail time just by having an “Inc.” in their names?

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Wed Sep 11, 2019, 10:40 PM (2 replies)

Japanese Minister: Radioactive Fukushima Water Could Be Dumped Into The Pacific

Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco), the operator of the former Fukushima nuclear plant, is running out of storage to keep radioactive water from the 2011 disaster and may have to dump some radioactive water in the Pacific, Japan’s environment minister Yoshiaki Harada said on Tuesday.

Tepco is keeping more than 1 million tons of contaminated water from the 2011 disaster--water that was used to cool the nuclear plant’s core to stave off a meltdown. But the company has said that it will run out of room for the water by 2022.

The Japanese government has yet to come up with an official position on how to proceed with the water disposal/treatment and is awaiting a report from a panel of experts on the best ways to dispose of the radioactive water.

“The only option will be to drain it into the sea and dilute it,” minister Harada said at a news briefing on Tuesday, as carried by Reuters.

Harada did not elaborate on details about how much water could end up in the Pacific, and noted that “The whole of the government will discuss this, but I would like to offer my simple opinion.”

Read more: https://oilprice.com/Latest-Energy-News/World-News/Japanese-Minister-Radioactive-Fukushima-Water-Could-Be-Dumped-Into-The-Pacific.html

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Wed Sep 11, 2019, 05:30 AM (11 replies)

Stephen Colbert: Jodi Kantor & Megan Twohey Detail Harvey Weinstein's Efforts To Derail Their Report

The authors of the new book 'She Said' talk to Stephen Colbert about the drama surrounding their investigative reporting on Harvey Weinstein's abusive behavior, including his efforts to intimidate journalists and their sources.

Jodi Kantor & Megan Twohey: What's Next For Me Too?

The authors of the new book 'She Said' hope for a future where more people are held accountable for abusive behavior, in particular the man in the White House.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Wed Sep 11, 2019, 04:19 AM (1 replies)

Stephen Colbert - Monologue and Opening - 9/10/19

A Stupid President Saves Us From A Smart Warmonger

Never has our host been more grateful for the President's pettiness and stupidity than today when Trump surprised everyone by firing National Security Adviser John Bolton.

Trump To Rally Crowd: I'm Never Leaving Office

The President revisited some of his favorite themes at his rally in North Carolina last night, including his 'joke' about staying on at the White House for a third term or longer.

Meanwhile... Runaway Snake

Meanwhile... It's been an exciting week for kids at a Wisconsin high school, where a 3-foot python is on the loose.

Bigly Shop Of Horrors

It all began back in 2016. What started out as a seed grew into a corpulent narcissistic plant that couldn't keep its stems to itself.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Wed Sep 11, 2019, 04:09 AM (0 replies)

Seth Meyers - Trump Claims He Cancelled a Scheduled Meeting with the Taliban - Monologue - 9/9/19

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Tue Sep 10, 2019, 11:48 PM (1 replies)

The Daily Show - If You Don't Know, Now You Know: Trophy Hunting

A breakdown of trophy hunters’ claims about the benefits of killing wild game for sport, a practice further enabled by Trump’s rollbacks of Obama-era endangered species protections.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Tue Sep 10, 2019, 11:43 PM (0 replies)

Stephen Colbert - Guest Condoleezza Rice: We're Not Going To Abandon The Women Of Afghanistan

Diplomat, author and former Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice, comments on Trump's surprise Taliban meeting and offers her insight into some key issues faced by the United States as it attempts to end the war in Afghanistan.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Tue Sep 10, 2019, 04:31 AM (5 replies)

Stephen Colbert - Monologue and Opening - 9/9/19

Trump Ignores Pence And Bolton, Invites Taliban To Camp David

Against the advice of his advisors, the President sought to demonstrate his peacemaking skills by inviting Taliban leaders to negotiate in person at Camp David.

Pro Tip, Mr. President: Don't Go After Chrissy Teigen On Twitter

President Trump took time out from his peacemaking efforts this weekend to tweet angry attacks at America's real enemies: John Legend and Chrissy Teigen.

The Trump Family: A Political Dynasty For Decades To Come?

The manager of Donald Trump's 2020 reelection campaign, Brad Parscale, is predicting a long family dynasty led by the next generation of Trumps.

The Taliban Aren't The Only Ones Getting Invites From Trump

The President, known for doubling down after a mistake, sends out another round of invites.

FYI: Yes, I know that the Opening video has the wrong title on it - but it really is the Opening!

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Tue Sep 10, 2019, 04:29 AM (2 replies)

Seth Meyers - Trump Faces Scrutiny Over Personal Properties, Hurricane Lies: A Closer Look

Seth takes a closer look at President Trump insisting Hurricane Dorian was going to hit Alabama.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Tue Sep 10, 2019, 12:07 AM (3 replies)
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