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A Tale of Two Sessions

What’s new in the wacky world of authoritarian-republican-American-regimes? Well, thanks for asking! On Tuesday night Trump managed to read his way through a TelePrompTer speech while actually wearing a suit …

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Bad Chart Thursday: GOP Obamacare Chart Makes Case for . . . Obamacare

Last week, Politico shared the internal GOP policy brief for repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare), a brief that inadvertently makes a pretty good case for not …

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Congressman Calls Women “Hosts,” Which Makes Fetuses Parasites

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: Oklahoma State Republican Justin Humphrey has proposed a bill that would force women seeking abortions to get written consent from the father …

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The TSA’s Bad Science Revealed!

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: The Transportation Security Administration, or TSA, has been groping airline passengers for 15 years now — ever since the September 11th …

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Bad Chart Thursday: Fox News “Defends” Bannon by Noting He Hasn’t Beheaded Journalists

When your best defense of a man is, “Hey, at least he hasn’t beheaded journalists,” perhaps it’s time to raise your standards. But this is Fox News we’re talking about, …

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Trump Attacks Separation of Church and State

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: At the National Prayer Breakfast this week, President Donald Trump promised to “totally destroy” the Johnson Amendment, one of the many …

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Bad Chart Thursday: Trump Less Popular than “The Sex Lives of Potato Men”

Donald Trump’s approval rating has remained at a historic low for a new president: 43%, as of February 1, according to Gallup. A whopping 52% disapprove of the job he’s …

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ACA Replacement Plans: Your Money or Your Life, Part 2

GOP replacement plans are likely to be much more expensive for millions of Americans with little if any benefit. This article dives into how the Patient Freedom Act of 2017, …

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