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The Daily Show - Trump's Latest Beefs: Chrissy Teigen and the Taliban

Donald Trump continues his battle against the Hurricane Dorian forecasts, spars with John Legend and Chrissy Teigen on Twitter, and abruptly cancels a peace meeting with the Taliban.

Trevor’s Accents - Between the Scenes

Where Trevor’s accent skills came from and why he’s his grandmother’s favorite grandchild.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Mon Sep 9, 2019, 11:53 PM (14 replies)

The Daily Show: Trump Siphons Money for His Wall & A German Amusement Park Sparks Outrage

President Trump diverts billions of dollars from the military to fund his border wall, and an amusement park ride in Germany is shut down after parkgoers noted it resembled a swastika.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Mon Sep 9, 2019, 11:48 PM (2 replies)

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) - Filibuster

John Oliver explains why filibusters exist, why they shouldn't, and why it's stupid to drink coffee like a cat.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Mon Sep 9, 2019, 02:34 AM (3 replies)

Cleaning Up Abandoned Wells Proves Costly To Gas And Oil Producing States

Half a dozen men in hard hats watch as their construction rig rises more than 100 feet. On top, an American flag flutters in the sun. At the work site in Adams County, Colo., northeast of Denver, the crew is preparing to close off an abandoned well.

Instead of drilling a mile beneath the surface to extract oil, they're about to rip pipe out of the ground. In its place, they'll leave concrete plugs strong enough to seal the hole permanently.

The well in question is known as an "orphaned well." When oil and gas companies go bankrupt or stop taking care of their equipment, their wells fall into the state's hands.

Thus, the term "orphaned."

As the Trump administration looks to roll back regulations to boost the oil and gas industry, more states with growing energy production are grappling with how to handle these types of wells, some of which pose a danger to nearby homes and schools.

The EPA estimates there may be more than 1 million of these orphans scattered across the country.

Read more: https://www.npr.org/2019/09/06/758284873/cleaning-up-abandoned-wells-proves-costly-to-gas-and-oil-producing-states

Mike Hickey works on capping an an orphaned well in Adams County, Colo. The EPA estimates there are more than 1 million abandoned gas and oil wells across the country.
Matt Bloom/KNUC

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Sat Sep 7, 2019, 05:57 AM (0 replies)

Trump Shows A Fake Hurricane Map Altered With A Sharpie, Inspires 30 Hilarious Memes

The President of the United States Donald Trump is making headlines once again. The newest ‘scandal’ to rock the Presidency has everything to do with the idea that just because you draw on something with a marker pen, it doesn’t change reality. The only ones with the power to turn ink into reality are writers and artists, and Trump is neither.

When the President showed off a predictive National Hurricane Center map, it looked like it was drawn on with a Sharpie in one place. Trump insisted that hurricane Dorian had a “95% chance” of hitting Alabama, even though the National Weather Service denied it. And, boy, did the internet love where this was going. The memes started coming in fast and furious, and Trump was the butt of the joke.

Many more: https://www.boredpanda.com/trump-sharpiegate-fake-hurricane-map-memes/?utm_source=1845472_0_0_0&utm_medium=push&utm_campaign=WebPush
Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Sat Sep 7, 2019, 01:12 AM (0 replies)

Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO) - 9/6/19

Monologue: Weather Vain

Bill recaps the top stories of the week, including President Trump's flubbed hurricane forecast and Mike Pence's trip to Europe.

Christina Hoff Sommers

"The Factual Feminist" host Christina Hoff Sommers joins Bill Maher to discuss the state of modern feminism.

Joe Walsh 2020

Former Congresswoman Joe Walsh (R-IL) joins Bill to atone for his past and discuss his primary challenge to President Trump.

New Rule: The Fudge Report

In his editorial New Rule, Bill calls on Americans to take control of their health and address the growing obesity epidemic.

FYI: No Overtime this week...
Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Sat Sep 7, 2019, 12:51 AM (17 replies)

Seth Meyers: Civil Rights Activist DeRay Mckesson Shares the Origin Story of His Signature Blue Vest

DeRay Mckesson explains how he became a civil rights activist and talks about his book On the Other Side of Freedom: The Case for Hope.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Sat Sep 7, 2019, 12:03 AM (2 replies)

Seth Meyers: Guest Sen. Bernie Sanders on Fighting Climate Change and Eliminating Private Insurance

Senator Bernie Sanders talks about his plan to fight climate change and explains why he wants to eliminate private insurance.

Sen. Bernie Sanders on the Health Care Industry and His Athletic Past

Senator Bernie Sanders talks about the health care industry and his athletic background and watches some footage from his public-access television show.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Sat Sep 7, 2019, 12:00 AM (0 replies)

Seth Meyers - Trump's Hand-Doctored Hurricane Dorian Map - Monologue - 9/5/19

Seth's Favorite Jokes of the Week: Trump Impersonator, Mike Pence Visits Iceland

Seth's favorite jokes from the week of September 2.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Sep 6, 2019, 11:45 PM (1 replies)

The Daily Show: Popeyes Chicken Sandwich Pandemonium

Roy Wood Jr. shares his feelings on the wild popularity of the new Popeyes chicken sandwich as customers desperately search for the sold-out item.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Sep 6, 2019, 11:36 PM (0 replies)
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