• Jeff Sessions Is Living His Best Confederate Life |The Daily Show
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    Jeff Sessions Is Living His Best Confederate Life |The Daily Show

    From the day Jeff Sessions recused himself from the Russia investigation, President Trump has been accusing him and abusing him harder than Popeye abuses steroids. Spinach, my ass. And as time has gone on, Trump’s attacks on his attorney general have only gotten worse. I am disappointed in the attorney general. He should not have recused himself. He made what I consider to be a very terrible mistake for the country. NEWSWOMAN: The president has been scathing, calling Sessions “beleaguered,” and “weak.” He privately calls Jeff Sessions Mr. Magoo. NEWSMAN: A source close to the president telling NBC News, Mr. Trump is “constantly bashing Sessions in private” for recusing himself…

  • 20. Confederation
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    20. Confederation

    Prof: So today I’ve titled the lecture for today “Confederation,” but in a sense I’m going to be talking about something larger than that, and by the end of the lecture I’ll be talking about the Articles of Confederation. I’ll talk a little bit more about them on Thursday. But as I mentioned last Thursday, last Thursday’s lecture, today’s lecture and actually some of the few that are left — that are still to come–are all in one way or another dealing with big questions that were left looming after the fighting of the Revolution had passed. And we dealt with one of them on Thursday and that was the…

  • Americans Oppose US Intervention In Syria But…
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    Americans Oppose US Intervention In Syria But…

    in Syria we have very serious situation a couple months ago the US confirm that Syria had in fact use chemical weapons across the red line the President Obama output out there s something where we would have to take action okay now I it appears that they might have used chemical weapons again it’s not confirmed and s2 who use a chemical weapons and that happened very recently obviously last week so on now has this way the american people in terms of a going into Syrian a valid answer is an overwhelming no a should the united states intervene in Syria’s Civil War sixty percent say no ash…

  • Andrew Yang on Universal Basic Income and Measuring Our Economic Health
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    Andrew Yang on Universal Basic Income and Measuring Our Economic Health

    -Thanks for making the time for us. So, you are — You’re in this thing. You’re polling higher than some governors, some congressmen, senators. And a lot of people, I think it’s safe to say, did not know who you were a very short time ago. -Yes, that’s fair to say. -And you’re running on this idea of a universal basic income, which is giving every American $1,000 a month. And are you worried that, because you’re polling higher that as other candidates get desperate, they’ll start offering $1,100 a month? -Well, that would be a version of victory, Seth. I’ve said for a while that I’m either going to…

  • Politician Goes On Racist Rant After Confederate Monument Vandalized
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    Politician Goes On Racist Rant After Confederate Monument Vandalized

    WE HAVE A LEGISLATOR AND MISSOURI, HE IS A REPUBLICAN AND A STATE REPRESENTATIVE, WARREN LOVE. HE IS MAD THAT AN UNIDENTIFIED VANDAL THROUGH PAINT ON A CONFEDERATE MEMORIAL THAT WAS IN THE SPRINGFIELD NATIONAL CEMETERY. DO I THINK THEY SHOULD HAVE DONE THAT? NO. I THINK MONUMENTS SHOULD BE IN PLACES LIKE CEMETERIES. I DON’T WANT THEM IN FRONT OF OUR COURT HOUSES OR STATE HOUSES OR NEAR THE LAW. I DON’T WANT THEM AS INTIMIDATION OF AFRICAN-AMERICANS. BUT I THINK PUTTING THEM IN THE CEMETERY MAKES SENSE WHEN HE SAYS IT IS TOTALLY AGAINST THE LAW, I AGREE WITH HIM. BUT HE DIDN’T LEAVE IT AT THAT, HE…

  • New Orleans Removes Confederate Monument | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC
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    New Orleans Removes Confederate Monument | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

    >>>THIS WAS THE GREAT CITY OF NEW ORLEANS VERY EARLY THIS MORNING AS THE FIRST OF FOUR CONFEDERATE MEMORIALS WAS BEING REMOVED IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT. EVEN SO, FOLKS SHOWED UP, INCLUDING SOME WHO HELD A CANDLELIGHT VIGIL FOR THE MEMORIAL THAT WAS BEING TAKEN DOWN. A MEMORIAL TO A WHITE SUPREMACIST UPRISING IN THE 1870s THAT TOOK DOZENS OF LIVES. JOINING US NOW IS MITCH LANDRIEU. HE IS THE MAYOR OF NEW ORLEANS. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR BEING WITH US TONIGHT. I REALLY APPRECIATE YOUR TIME. >>THANK YOU, RACHEL. I APPRECIATE YOU HAVING ME. >>LET ME ASK YOU HOW YOU PERCEIVE THE RANGE OF REACTIONS. WHAT’S…

  • Congressional Leadership: Crash Course Government and Politics #8
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    Congressional Leadership: Crash Course Government and Politics #8

    Hi, I’m Craig and this is Crash Course Government and Politics, and today we’re going to examine the leadership structure of Congress! I know, pretty exciting stuff! Now calm down, let me explain. [Theme Music] Are you ready to talk about Congressional leadership? You better be. So, the Congressional leadership are the Congresspersons with titles like Majority Leader and Minority Whip, and they have a lot to do with political parties, so we’re going to talk about what the political parties do in Congress as well. Even if you don’t follow politics, you probably have heard of the name and titles, if not the functions, of the various leaders. I’m…

  • War on Poverty: What it got wrong | IN 60 SECONDS
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    War on Poverty: What it got wrong | IN 60 SECONDS

    Ready to go! President Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty had some important successes, but it got at least one thing very wrong: Its leaders used the language of civil rights to talk about income and poverty. Financial assistance from the government is not a right! It’s not protected by the Constitution like religious freedom or freedom of speech. Using the language of rights led to two big mistakes. First, it told people in need that they had no role in improving their economic situation; the government would take care of everything. And second, it led to a misguided effort to use Congress and federal courts to impose uniform anti-poverty policies…