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Friday Nite Videos | September 18, 2020

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'Heat Rays,' Blue State Deaths and Sedition Charges. Old Man Fibber | Roy Zimmerman. Kajillionaire | Movie. Trump Eviscerates Trump. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies at 87.

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Old Man Fibber | Roy Zimmerman

With another Supreme Court nomination looming, Old Man Fibber is back in the headlines. "Ol' Man River" music by Jerome Kern, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein, parody lyrics by Roy Zimmerman and Melanie Harby

We Are Living in a Failed State

George Packer The Atlantic
The coronavirus didn't break America. It revealed what was already broken. Trump acquired a federal government crippled by years of right-wing ideological assault and steady defunding. He set about finishing the job, destroying the civil service.

Dershowitz Is Wrong — Abuse of Power Is Grounds for Impeachment

Marjorie Cohn Truthout
Alan Dershowitz’s claim that abuse of power is not an impeachable offense flies in the face of constitutional law. He told senators that abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, for which Trump was impeached, are not grounds for impeachment.

An Impeachment Trial Without Witnesses Would Be Unconstitutional

Paul Savoy The Atlantic
Donald Trump became only the third U.S. president to be impeached. If Mitch McConnell succeeds in his intention to prevent any witnesses from testifying, Trump will become the first president to be acquitted by an unconstitutional impeachment process

We Are Republicans, and We Want Trump Defeated

George T. Conway III, Steve Schmidt, John Weaver and Rick Wilson The New York Times
Patriotism and the survival of our nation in the face of the crimes, corruption and corrosive nature of Donald Trump are a higher calling than mere politics. Republican strategists call for defeating Trump and Trumpism, announce Lincoln Project.

Friday Nite Videos | December 6, 2019

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Why Billionaires Won’t Save Us. GIULIANI! (Here He Goes Again). Pete Buttigieg and the Republican Lie. Youth Climate Strike Leader Endorses Bernie. Who Is Worse: Donald Trump or Mitch McConnell?

Who Is Worse: Donald Trump or Mitch McConnell?

Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich discusses the most dangerous politician of his lifetime, who has damaged our country in ways that will take a generation to undo...Mitch McConnell

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