Daily Archive: 12/17/2015

Dec 17 2015

The Daily Late Nightly Show (ek’smas, sigh)

Tonightly we say good bye to 2015, at least as far as The Daily Show and The Nightly Show are concerned. Stephen and Jon’s departures were unexpected before election year and came as something of a shock. I’ll say quite frankly I miss Stephen (even though he’s on Late Night now and I can still …

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Dec 17 2015

Pharma Boy Meets Kharma

The price gouging pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli had the smirk wiped from his face today when he was arrested by the FBI for securities fraud. The investigation, in which Mr. Shkreli has been charged with securities fraud, is related to his time as a hedge fund manager and running the biopharmaceutical company Retrophin — not …

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Dec 17 2015

Fact Checking the Fact Free

Fact checking the Republicans can be a daunting job, since most of what they spew is completely free of any facts. GOP debate #5 was no different. The Daily Show‘s Desi Lydic fact checks the “high” points. As Stephen Colbert, host of The Late Show, discovered, it can be exhausting watching the nonstop procession of …

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Dec 17 2015

Punting the Pundits

“Punting the Pundits” is an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from around the news medium and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important. Thanks to ek hornbeck, click on …

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Dec 17 2015

The Breakfast Club (Flying Machines)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:30am (ET) to …

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Dec 17 2015

Six In The Morning Thursday December 17

Extinguishing the flames of the Arab Spring Residents of Tunisia’s Sidi Bouzid, the city that ignited the 2011 uprisings, say the revolution has failed them. Ahmed El Amraoui | 17 Dec 2015 06:29 GMT | Politics, Middle East, Tunisia, Arab Spring Tunis – Five years ago today, Mohamed Bouazizi, a 26-year-old street vendor, set himself on …

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