Post Tagged with: "John Oliver"

This Is How Important Jon Stewart Has Been To The Obama Administration

This Is How Important Jon Stewart Has Been To The Obama Administration

The Obama Administration understood how Jon Stewart shapes public opinion. The President thought enough of Stewart to have him visit the White House.

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John Oliver Takes On Both Food Waste And Donald Trump During His New Report (VIDEO)

John Oliver Takes On Both Food Waste And Donald Trump During His New Report (VIDEO)

John Oliver hilariously nails the problem of food waste and the disconnect between the right-wing and the poor.

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John Oliver Is Right About Sports Stadiums, And Seattle Shows How It Should Be Done (VIDEO)

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When John Oliver goes after public sports stadium funding, he is right on target. And a rainy city in the Pacific northwest shows that there is a better way.

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John Oliver Knows Exactly Where To Shove The Confederate Flag (VIDEO)

John Oliver Knows Exactly Where To Shove The Confederate Flag (VIDEO)

Can’t happen soon enough…

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John Oliver Enlists Helen Mirren To Read Horrific Details Of Senate Torture Report (VIDEO)

John Oliver Enlists Helen Mirren To Read Horrific Details Of Senate Torture Report (VIDEO)

Not even Helen Mirren using Peter Rabbit can make the Senate torture report sound any better…

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Police Murder Yet Another Young Black Man, This Time By Suicide (VIDEO)

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In 2010, police locked a 16-year-old boy up in prison without a trial for a crime he says he didn’t commit. Now he’s dead by his own hand.

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John Oliver Nails It On U.S. Bail System (VIDEO)

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John Oliver rips the U.S. bail system to shreds in this must watch segment from Last Week Tonight. “Bail has become a way to lock up the poor, regardless of guilt.”

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John Oliver Pummels Republicans Who ‘Love’ Moms But Oppose Paid Maternity Leave (VIDEO)

John Oliver Pummels Republicans Who ‘Love’ Moms But Oppose Paid Maternity Leave (VIDEO)

The comedian had a very special message for conservatives on Mother’s Day.

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Americans Overwhelmingly Prefer Jon Stewart Over All Conservative Pundits (VIDEO)

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Facts and humor will always be more appreciated than conservative anger issues…

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GOP’s IRS Cuts Ticking Off Taxpayers And May Cost Over $30 Billion Per Year (VIDEO)

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We all love to hate the IRS, but the GOP’s drastic IRS funding cuts could cost us billions. John Oliver explains.

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John Oliver: If You Enjoy April Fool’s Day, You’re Probably A Sociopath (VIDEO)

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John Oliver hilariously rants on April Fool’s Day and makes his audience recite a “No Pranks Pledge.” Can we have fun without hurting people?

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Humiliated Lawmakers Get Lesson In Treating Kids Like D*cks (VIDEO)

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Maybe the New Hampshire legislature should consider making crow the official state bird, since that what many lawmakers are eating this week.

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John Oliver: 10 Ways Cities Balance Budgets On The Backs Of The Poor With Traffic Tickets (VIDEO)

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For most, traffic tickets are just annoying. But John Oliver points out that when you’re too poor to pay, these fines can totally destroy you.

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Did You Know Some US Citizens Have No Representation? John Oliver Does! (VIDEO)

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If you happened to be born in a US owned territory, you’re out of luck when it comes to having the right to vote for the laws you live by.

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John Oliver Takes On Tobacco Companies, Finds Way To Troll Marlboro Into Oblivion (VIDEO)

John Oliver Takes On Tobacco Companies, Finds Way To Troll Marlboro Into Oblivion (VIDEO)

John Oliver introduces the new Marlboro mascot and the tobacco company is not going to like it.

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John Oliver’s Brilliant Takedown Of Big Pharma Leaves You Not Knowing Whether To Laugh Or Cry (VIDEO)

John Oliver’s Brilliant Takedown Of Big Pharma Leaves You Not Knowing Whether To Laugh Or Cry (VIDEO)

“Drug companies are a bit like high school boyfriends. They’re much more concerned with getting inside of you than being effective once they’re in there.”

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John Oliver Tells Us All How To Survive New Year’s Eve (VIDEO)

John Oliver Tells Us All How To Survive New Year’s Eve (VIDEO)

With the holiday season nearly at an end, we all can use some advice on how to survive the last few hours before they come to a close – John Oliver is here to deliver.

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You Want Weird? I Got Your Weird, Right Here: 13 Weirdest Stories Of 2014

You Want Weird? I Got Your Weird, Right Here: 13 Weirdest Stories Of 2014

Thirteen of the weirdest stories of 2014.

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Rich And Poor Wealth Gap Widens To Record Levels, And Here’s The Main Reason Why (VIDEO)

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Why do we tolerate this insanely unfair wealth gap? The answer may surprise you.

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John Oliver Rips Apart Immigration Policy In ‘This Week Tonight’

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‘This Week Tonight’ picked up the topic of immigration, with a focus on the Afghan translators who helped keep our soldiers out of harms way.

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