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Seth Meyers: The GOP's Tax Bill, the Pentagon's Secret UFO Program - Monologue - 12/18/17





Fred Armisen Has a Very Popular Tax Plan



Fred tells Seth all about his very popular tax plan that helps American families save money on hair gel and oil.
Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Tue Dec 19, 2017, 09:35 PM (0 replies)

The Daily Show (Special): The Politics of Branding, Meeting Obama & Trump's First Year



Trevor explains why Republicans are better than Democrats at political branding, talks about meeting Barack Obama and reflects on the first year of the Trump administration.



Song for Women 2017 (feat. DJ Mansplain): The Daily Show



The women of The Daily Show highlight some of the victories women achieved in 2017.
Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Tue Dec 19, 2017, 01:06 AM (0 replies)

Seth Meyers - Trump's FBI Speech, the GOP Tax Plan and Bob Corker: A Closer Look



Seth takes a closer look at how Republicans are trying to pass their tax plan despite a brewing controversy over a last-minute tax break that could personally enrich GOP lawmakers and President Trump.
Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Tue Dec 19, 2017, 12:54 AM (2 replies)

Al Franken Is Being Urged To Reverse His Resignation And Go Through With Ethics Investigation

A number of Democrats are feeling remorseful over what is now being considered a rush to judgement in dealing with allegations of sexual misconduct against Senator Al Franken. Franken has been asked to reconsider his resignation, even though his successor, Minnesota Lt. Governor Tina Smith has been named. Politico:

The feeling that Franken should reconsider has gained some steam outside of the Senate, too, among Democratic donors and others, including a former Republican governor of Minnesota, Arne Carlson.

“I and many other people — and specifically feminists — feel that it’s not too late, that he should not resign, and that the rush to sweep him out was ill-conceived, and we think that he has been supportive of women and women’s issues,” said Emily Jane Goodman, a retired New York state Supreme Court judge who’s helped start a Feminists for Franken group on Facebook. “Although we do deplore any kind of gender-based misconduct, we think at the same time he is entitled to a fair hearing.”

The group directly counters Gillibrand’s statement that there should be no gradations made in assessing problematic sexual conduct: “We believe it is crucial to make distinctions and to respond proportionally,” the group’s mission statement reads.


More: https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2017/12/18/1725504/-Al-Franken-Is-Being-Urged-To-Reverse-His-Resignation-And-Go-Through-With-Ethics-Investigation


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Mon Dec 18, 2017, 09:46 PM (97 replies)

US stands alone, defiant at UN Security Council over Jerusalem

Source: CNN

(CNN) Exercising its veto power at the United Nations for the first time, the Trump administration torpedoed a Security Council resolution critical of the White House's unilateral recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley cast the veto, blocking the resolution, introduced by Egypt, despite the 14 other members of the Security Council voting in favor.

"Today for the simple act of deciding where to put our embassy, the United States was forced to defend its sovereignty. The record will reflect that we did so proudly," Haley said after the vote.

"Today for acknowledging a basic truth about the capital city of Israel, we are accused of harming peace. The record will reflect that we reject that outrageous claim. For these reasons and with the best interest of both the Israeli and the Palestinian people firmly in mind, the United States votes no on this resolution."

Palestinian leaders slammed the US decision, citing it as further proof the White House could no longer play an impartial role in any Israeli-Palestinian peace process. A spokesman for Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said the US veto "contravenes the resolutions of international community and Security Council resolutions and represents a complete bias with the [Israeli] occupation and aggression," according to Wafa, the official Palestinian news agency.

Read more: http://www.cnn.com/2017/12/18/middleeast/us-un-security-council-jerusalem/index.html
Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Mon Dec 18, 2017, 08:35 PM (8 replies)

SNL - Weekend Update on Doug Jones Defeating Roy Moore - 12/16/17



Weekend Update anchors Colin Jost and Michael Che tackle the week's biggest news, including Doug Jones defeating Roy Moore to win the Alabama Senate race. Omarosa Manigault Newman (Leslie Jones) stops by to address her firing from the White House.



Weekend Update on the FCC Repealing Net Neutrality



Weekend Update anchors Colin Jost and Michael Che tackle the week's biggest news, including the FCC repealing net neutrality. Guy Who Just Bought a Boat (Alex Moffat) stops by to share holiday dating tips.
Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Sun Dec 17, 2017, 04:19 AM (6 replies)

SNL - White House Tree Trimming Cold Open - 12/16/17



Donald (Alec Baldwin), Melania (Cecily Strong), Ivanka (Scarlett Johansson), Donald Jr. (Mikey Day) and Eric Trump (Alex Moffat) trim the tree with help from Kellyanne Conway (Kate McKinnon), Sarah Huckabee Sanders (Aidy Bryant), Mike Pence (Beck Bennett) and more.
Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Sun Dec 17, 2017, 04:13 AM (5 replies)

Stephen Colbert - Monologue and Opening - 12/15/17

The (Failed) Effort To Make Trump A 'Standard President'



Stephen's New Year's resolution is one that the majority (AKA popular vote) can get behind.



Netflix Is Christmas-Shaming Its Customers



The streaming service called out its customers who had watched 'A Christmas Prince' for 18 consecutive days.



"Jingle Jingle (Santa Party)" Feat. Run The Jewels



Stephen wants to give his fans a nice, wholesome, family-friendly music video about Christmas. Killer Mike and El-P from Run The Jewels have other plans.



Tom Hanks Gets Extremely Personal With Stephen Colbert



Tom Hanks and Stephen get personal in the Late Show's very private 'personal space' box.



One Week Older, Star Wars Edition



It was a tough week for the President, but another banner week at The Late Show as Stephen welcomed Nick Jonas, Dennis Rodman, Katy Tur, and Adam Driver, and argued with national treasure Tom Hanks.



Clarice Probes Hannibal Lecter About Trump's Russia Ties



Clarice (Jodie Foster) has some questions regarding Robert Mueller's probe into Trump's ties to Russia directed toward Hannibal Lecter (Stephen Colbert).
Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Sat Dec 16, 2017, 04:03 AM (2 replies)

Seth Meyers: FCC Votes to Repeal Net Neutrality, Walmart's Marijuana Christmas Tree- Monologue 12/14





Seth's Favorite Jokes of the Week: Trump's Approval Rating, Sean Spicer's Book



Seth's favorite jokes from the week of December 11.
Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Sat Dec 16, 2017, 12:36 AM (0 replies)

Stephen Colbert - Monologue and Opening - 12/14/17

R.I.P. The Internet



Stephen has a message for the FCC that also involves a phrase beginning with 'F.'



Trump Attacks The Mainstream 'Meadia'



The President combined two of his favorite hobbies: lashing out against the free press and making spelling/grammatical errors.



Tuck Buckford Grills His CIA-Loving Google Home



Much like his contemporary Alex Jones, radio host Tuck Buckford feels suspicious toward his virtual assistant, electronic devices, and well... everything else.



Jon Batiste Performs "Winter Wonderland"



The Late Show's pride and joy wraps a bow on the year of 2017 with a sensational rendition of 'Winter Wonderland' from his album 'Christmas With Jon Batiste.'



Late Show 'Star Wars' Exclusive: Rey's Parents



The Late Show breaks major news from a galaxy far, far away with a sit down interview with Rey's mom and dad.
Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Dec 15, 2017, 04:15 AM (2 replies)
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