Post Tagged with: "John Oliver"

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)

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

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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John Oliver Explains The Insane Way Police Are Legally Allowed To Steal From You (VIDEO)

John Oliver Explains The Insane Way Police Are Legally Allowed To Steal From You (VIDEO)

John Oliver provides the terrible, irrational truth behind how police departments can take your money without proving you are guilty of anything.

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John Oliver Explains English Soccer To David Letterman (VIDEO)

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Will soccer ever catch on here?

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John Oliver Asks – Ayn Rand, How Is She Still A Thing? (VIDEO)

John Oliver Asks – Ayn Rand, How Is She Still A Thing? (VIDEO)

This Week Tonight last week featured a short piece covering the right-wing’s favorite writer, Ayn Rand — and boy will it tick the GOP off.

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John Oliver Just Destroyed The Miss America Beauty Pageant (VIDEO)

John Oliver Just Destroyed The Miss America Beauty Pageant (VIDEO)

The pageant claims to be the largest scholarship provider to women in America, pledging $45 million to put pageant winners through college. The show’s team went through the tax submissions for 33 state pageants and could find just $4 million actually handed over.

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John Oliver, Puppets And Prison: How The U.S. Justice System Keeps Americans Dropping The Soap (VIDEOS)

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You’d have to be Rush Limbaugh living on a sail boat in the middle of the Bermuda Triangle to not have some sense of how bad the American prison system has become in the last few decades. But, for those readers who still turn the other cheek, who scoff and dismiss prisoners abducted by the “justice system” to be beaten, raped and forgotten about, left in the hole to rot for decades upon decades, allow John Oliver and his fabulous program Last Week Tonight to clarify a few points for you that you’ve glaringly chosen to overlook.

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John Oliver Nails It In This Video On Income Inequality (VIDEO)

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John Oliver points of the ridiculousness of ‘American optimism’ in the face of the rising oligarchy which is poised to take over the United States.

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John Oliver Delivers Epic Explanation Of World Cup Obsession (VIDEO)

John Oliver Delivers Epic Explanation Of World Cup Obsession (VIDEO)

Brazilians have been protesting the event for months before it started.

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