• Whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg: Ukraine Plot Shows Trump Now A ‘Domestic Enemy Of The Constitution’
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    Whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg: Ukraine Plot Shows Trump Now A ‘Domestic Enemy Of The Constitution’

    >>>LET’S TAKE A STEP BACK AND>>>LET’S TAKE A STEP BACK AND ACTUALLY CONSIDER ONE THING MOST ACTUALLY CONSIDER ONE THING MOST PEOPLE IN WASHINGTON AGREE ON PEOPLE IN WASHINGTON AGREE ON RIGHT NOW. RIGHT NOW. DONALD TRUMP’S CLOSER TO DONALD TRUMP’S CLOSER TO IMPEACHMENT TONIGHT THAN HE WAS IMPEACHMENT TONIGHT THAN HE WAS LAST MONTH OR LAST YEAR OR LAST MONTH OR LAST YEAR OR REALLY ANY OTHER TIME. REALLY ANY OTHER TIME. WE KNOW THAT FROM THE WHIP WE KNOW THAT FROM THE WHIP COUNT. COUNT. HERE’S ANOTHER THING THAT MOST HERE’S ANOTHER THING THAT MOST PEOPLE AGREE ON. PEOPLE AGREE ON. IT’S NOT BECAUSE OF BOB MUELLER IT’S…

  • The Rise of Conservatism: Crash Course US History #41
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    The Rise of Conservatism: Crash Course US History #41

    Episode 41: Rise of Conservatism Hi, I’m John Green, this is CrashCourse U.S. history and today we’re going to–Nixon?–we’re going to talk about the rise of conservatism. So Alabama, where I went to high school, is a pretty conservative state and reliably sends Republicans to Washington. Like, both of its Senators, Jeff Sessions and Richard Shelby, are Republicans. But did you know that Richard Shelby used to be a Democrat, just like basically all of Alabama’s Senators since reconstruction? And this shift from Democrat to Republican throughout the South is the result of the rise in conservative politics in the 1960s and 1970s that we are going to talk about…

  • Freedom of the Press: Crash Course Government and Politics #26
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    Freedom of the Press: Crash Course Government and Politics #26

    Hi, I’m Craig and this is Crash Course Government and Politics, and today we’re gonna finish up our discussion of the First Amendment, finally, by talking about everybody’s favorite: the press. The First Amendment is pretty clear that Congress can’t make any laws abridging the freedom of the press, and since you understand the basics of free speech because you were paying attention, the reasons for this should make a lot of sense. But as with any discussion of the First Amendment, things aren’t as straight forward as we might think, and the freedom of the press, just like the freedom of speech, is not absolute. [Theme Music] The main…