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Rhiannon12866

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Gender: Female
Hometown: NE New York
Home country: USA
Current location: Serious Snow Country :(
Member since: 2003 before July 6th
Number of posts: 132,277

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The Daily Show: The V.A. Is Screwing Over Veterans



An ancient computer system is keeping The Department of Veterans Affairs from giving vets the money they need for housing and education.




Australia’s Glorious Giant Cow



An Australian farmer introduces the world to an unbelievably large cow named Knickers.


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Tue Dec 4, 2018, 12:16 AM (0 replies)

'Honorable, gracious and decent': In death, Bush becomes a yardstick for President Trump

The tributes to former president George H.W. Bush poured in this weekend, each in their own way exposing the pitfalls ahead this week for the Oval Office’s current resident.

The 41st president was remembered by Barack Obama, the 44th, as “a humble servant.” “Honorable, gracious and decent” were the words Bill Clinton used in praise of his immediate predecessor. House Speaker Paul D. Ryan’s encomium described Bush as “great in his character, leading with decency and integrity.”

On Monday, Bush will return to Washington, where he will lie in state at the Capitol until Wednesday when, as tradition demands, Trump will attend the former president’s funeral at Washington National Cathedral. It’s unclear whether Trump will deliver a eulogy.

In death, presidents are measured not only by their accomplishments but by what their tenure says about sitting presidents — and in this case, the contrast appears stark.


Read more: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/honorable-gracious-and-decent-in-death-bush-becomes-a-yardstick-for-president-trump/2018/12/02/a38c3f36-f656-11e8-8d64-4e79db33382f_story.html?utm_term=.1ad39f3ead0c



In this photo from Jan. 7, 2009, former president George H.W. Bush, left, joins President-elect Barack Obama, President George W. Bush, former president Bill Clinton and former president Jimmy Carter in the Oval Office. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Mon Dec 3, 2018, 06:35 PM (6 replies)

Jill Wine-Banks' pin(s) today:

https://twitter.com/JillWineBanks/status/1069631317833379840
Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Mon Dec 3, 2018, 02:29 PM (10 replies)

The Daily Show: Guest Al Gore - The Climate Reality Project and "24 Hours of Reality"



Al Gore discusses his special “24 Hours of Reality,” responds to President Trump’s comments about the environment and explains why the U.S needs to take a leading role in fighting climate change.


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Mon Dec 3, 2018, 01:37 AM (0 replies)

The Daily Show: Guest Al Gore - The Climate Reality Project and "24 Hours of Reality"



Al Gore discusses his special “24 Hours of Reality,” responds to President Trump’s comments about the environment and explains why the U.S needs to take a leading role in fighting climate change.


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Mon Dec 3, 2018, 01:36 AM (0 replies)

SNL: Weekend Update

Weekend Update: Trump's Moscow Tower



Weekend Update anchors Colin Jost and Michael Che tackle the week's biggest news, like Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen admitting they worked on a deal to license a building in Moscow during the 2016 election campaign.




Leslie Jones Retires from Sex



Leslie Jones stops by Weekend Update to announce her retirement from sex.




Jules on the Economy



Jules (Beck Bennett), who sees things a little differently, stops by Weekend Update to share his unique perspective on the economy.





Six-Foot-Tall Steer



Weekend Update anchors Colin Jost and Michael Che tackle the week's biggest news, like a six-foot-tall Australian steer that is too big to go to the slaughter house.


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Sun Dec 2, 2018, 04:42 AM (2 replies)

SNL: Morning Joe - Wedding



Mika Brzezinski (Kate McKinnon) and Joe Scarborough (Alex Moffat) recap their wedding day and political news with Willie Geist (Mikey Day), BBC World News' Katty Kay (Claire Foy), Rep. Elijah Cummings (Kenan Thompson) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (Melissa Villaseñor).


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Sun Dec 2, 2018, 02:26 AM (1 replies)

SNL: Trump Argentina Cold Open



Donald Trump (Alec Baldwin) gets an update about the Robert Mueller probe from Rudy Giuliani (Kate McKinnon) and Michael Cohen (Ben Stiller), and he confronts Vladimir Putin (Beck Bennett) about his handshake with the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia (Fred Armisen) at the G20 Summit in Argentina.


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Sun Dec 2, 2018, 02:09 AM (15 replies)

Stephen Colbert: Michelle Obama Talks To Stephen Colbert



'Becoming' author and former First Lady Michelle Obama's conversation with Stephen was too long for TV. When she goes long, we go 'Enjoy, Internet!'


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Sat Dec 1, 2018, 05:53 AM (13 replies)

Stephen Colbert - Monologue and Opening - 11/30/18

Very Legal, Very Cool, And Very Interesting To Mueller



Donald Trump's story has come a long way, from claiming no business dealings in Russia to allegedly offering Vladimir Putin a $50 million penthouse in Trump Tower Moscow.




A $50 Million Gingerbread Penthouse For The Holidays



It's the season of giving... gifts to foreign adversaries in order to advance your shady business dealings!


Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Sat Dec 1, 2018, 05:20 AM (6 replies)
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