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What Would Mark Twain Think of Donald Trump?

Jeffrey Wasserstrom The Conversation
Twain felt that no one was too grand to be satirized. “Irreverence,” he wrote, “is the champion of liberty and its only sure defense.”

Friday Nite Videos -- February 17, 2017

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President Trump's Bats**t Press Conference. Gimme Shelter. How Steve Bannon Sees the World. Is the Trump White House High? Trump vs. Truth.

President Trump's Bats**t Press Conference

During a no-holds-barred press conference, President Trump lashes out at the media, pushes lies about his Electoral College victory and boasts that he's not anti-Semitic. 

Friday Nite Videos -- July 1, 2016

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A Special Fourth of July Message About Patriotism. More Torture Talk From Donald Trump. Homeless Man Joins Busker for Spontaneous Street Jam. Jesse Williams' Fiery BET Awards Speech. Jessica Williams Questions Sanders-to-Trump Supporters.

Save Alexander Hamilton. Dump Andrew Jackson.

Alexandra Petri Washington Post
The Treasury has finally decided to put a woman on our currency by 2020. Fine. Great. But what cretin decided to take Hamilton off of the $10 and let Andrew Jackson stay on the $20?

The Wanted 18: Movie Teaser

A documentary mooovie by Amer Shomali and Paul Cowan that maintains its sardonic humor while telling the story of one Palestinian village during the uprising against Israeli occupation in the 1980s and 90s. 
 
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