John Oliver …. Still on Alicia Machado …. Miss Universe Weight Gain …. “!!


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~~October 4, 2016~~ 

STILL ON ALICIA MACHADO

Miss Universe Weight Gain

John Oliver Hits Trump’s Alicia Machado Rant and ‘Horrifying’ Views on Women’s Bodies

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John Oliver Hits Trump’s Alicia Machado Rant and ‘Horrifying’ Views on Women’s Bodies
The ‘Last Week Tonight’ host broke down Trump’s sexist treatment of the former Miss Universe – and women in general.

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Last week, John Oliver celebrated his long-awaited return to his HBO program Last Week Tonight with an extensive breakdown of how “dangerous” Donald Trump’s litany of scandals are – and far more damning than those of his opponent, Hillary Clinton.
The big story this week concerned Trump’s bizarre preoccupation with former 1996 Miss Universe Alicia Machado.

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After getting steamrolled in the first presidential debate and making the bold claim that “I think my strongest asset, maybe by far, is my temperament,” Trump went absolutely ballistic over Machado, who was invoked by Clinton during the debate as a prime example of Trump’s gross history of misogyny – with the Republican presidential candidate referring to the beauty queen as “Miss Piggy” in the past.

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Oliver then cut to a 1997 interview with Trump and Machado, wherein Trump chided the Venezuelan stunner for gaining weight in front of her face, and then urged viewers of the program to participate in an online poll asking:

“Should a pageant titleholder be required to maintain her physical appearance during her reign?”

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~~Miss Universe Weight Gain~~

~~Published on Oct 3, 2016~~

From HBO’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

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To start the day …. “John Oliver …. Getting Ready for Tonight …. FIRST DEBATE …. “!!


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~~September 16, 2016~~ 

THE DAY IS HERE 

THE NIGHT OF THE FIRST DEBATE 2016

Most likely, many of us have already decided who is the candidate to vote for.

This refers to either of the choices.

Once a decision has been made, that the one we keep.

Yet, take a bit of time, if you can and want, to listen to John Oliver’s take.

It’s only presented in the spirit of humor and fun.

I chose this as my first post in the morning hoping that some may watch it before tonight.

Maybe this can help the ‘undecided, on the fence’ folks tilt one way of the other.

It’s your choice!

Then again, never forget ….

THERE’S TRUTH IN JEST!

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~SCANDALS~

‘Dangerous’ Donald Trump’s Scandals Far Worse Than Hillary Clinton’s

On the eve of the first presidential debate, a broadcast event moderated by NBC News’ Lester Holt that’s expected to attract as many as 100 million viewers, John Oliver returned to his Last Week Tonight hosting duties after a month-long hiatus (and one big Emmy win).
There was, of course, a lot for the comedian to unpack on Sunday night’s edition of his acclaimed HBO series, so Oliver chose to dedicate the meat of his program to the 2016 election, or as he called it:

“The electoral equivalent of seeing someone puking so you start puking and then someone else is puking and pretty soon everyone is puking 2016.”

Oliver took it upon himself to inform the voting masses about the two scandal-ridden candidates, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, by running down all of their alleged scandals.

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“The point is, this campaign has been dominated by scandals, but it is dangerous to think there is an equal number on both sides,” he concluded. “You can be irritated by some of Hillary’s – that is understandable – but you should then be fucking outraged by Trump’s …He is ethically compromised to an almost unprecedented degree.”

~John Oliver~

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~~Scandals: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver~~

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~~Published on Sep 25, 2016~~

The 2016 presidential race is teeming with raisins.

Sorry … scandals.

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To start the day …. “John Oliver … Goodbye Rio Olympics …. Goodbye American Idiot …. “!!


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~~August 24, 2016~~ 

HIS OWN WORST ENEMY

Here’s another version of the “harrowing experience” of Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte.

As more information comes out, there’s more material for entertainers life John Oliver. We have already covered Stephen Colbert.

Whatever your opinion and feelings may be, there’s no denying that Lochte is his worst enemy.

I have my own personal opinion about the behavior 32 year old adolescent in on of the world’s biggest stage: the Olympic Games.

It’s not a nice one.

Take a look at someone else’s take and point of view.

This time for John Oliver.

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IT TAKES A BRITISH GUY

John Oliver addressed Ryan Lochte’s disastrous Olympic gas-station incident in a recent segment on his show ‘Last Week Tonight,’ and boy, he really goes all in on the swimmer. Among the names Oliver slings around for Lochte are “America’s sweet, dumb merman,” “the purest form of the chemical element ‘Bro,’” and several other words that are less repeatable here.

But the best point Oliver makes is that Lochte, who was once, in Oliver’s words, “America’s sweet, dumb merman,” is no longer fun. When he was harmless, his antics — such as his reality show What Would Ryan Lochte Do? and his line of sneakers — were entertaining.

But now, the 32-year-old who said he acted “immaturely” and fumbled through a cringe-worthy interview with Matt Lauer, is a whole lot less endearing.

“And so,” Oliver says, “As we say goodbye to the Rio Olympics, we must also say goodbye to one of America’s favorite idiots.”

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Watch Ryan Lochte’s real self

~On “Last Week Tonight” John Oliver Destroys Ryan Lochte “America’s idiot sea cow”~

~Published on Aug 21, 2016~

On “Last Week Tonight” John Oliver Destroys Ryan Lochte “America’s idiot sea cow” – Watch FULL Video

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To start the day …. “John Oliver to Trump: There’s a third Option …. “!!


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~~August 22, 2016~~ 

JUST DO IT 

I’ve been telling myself “don’t waste your time posting about this “orange man”.

Yet, it’s almost like watching an accident and I can’t take my eyes of it.

There are less than 90 days to the national elections and I’m kinda worried about the turn that Trump’s campaign is taking.

At least, I find some consolation in the polls that are out there.

Still, nothing is set in stone until the day after the election!

Here’s some sardonic humor from John Oliver suggestion to the GOP presidential candidate what he should do at this time.

If only …

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John Oliver to Trump: ‘Drop Out’ Now and ‘You Would Be a Legend’

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08/22/16

The Last Week Tonight host could not leave the HBO airwaves for a month-long hiatus before at least touching on the “racist voodoo doll made of discarded cat hair” also known as Donald Trump.
The host apologized for talking about the GOP candidate so much recently, but after a week that saw Trump continue to drop in the polls, lose his campaign chair Paul Manafort, and begin to take advice from “sexually rapacious hard-boiled egg” Roger Ailes, he predicted this might represent a “fork in the road” for his campaign.

“He’s either hitting bottom, from which he’ll rebound to victory, or it’s the beginning of the end.”

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As Oliver sees it, Trump has two options. The first would be a “humiliating” and “off-brand” loss to Hillary Clinton, and the second would be a complete “reset” that allows him to turn things around and win.

So with that in mind, Oliver spoke directly to Trump for the rest of his episode.

(At the time of this writing, Kellyanne Conway and Stephen K. Bannon have become part of Trump’s campaign in an attempt to bring back the campaign on track.)

THERE’S A THIRD OPTION!!

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~~John Oliver Asks Donald Trump To “DROP OUT”~~

Last Week Tonight

~~Published on Aug 21, 2016~~

The Kid who ran for president

The HBO host shared a 1996 young adult book called, “The Kid Who Ran For President,” featuring a 12-year-old — who sounds eerily like Trump when he speaks — who becomes president of the United States, only to step down because he’s not qualified.

According to Oliver, Trump was welcome to come on his show and use the conclusion of the book to end his campaign by using the 12-year-old protagonist’s resignation speech — which would sound natural coming from Trump, who once said “I have all the best words”.

In his speech Trump would say:

“I have a question for all the grown-ups of America. Are you out of your minds? Are you expecting me to enforce the Constitution? I never even read it. I was out of school that day.”

“America must be in pretty bad shape if you elected me president,” Trump would continue. ” You better get it together and find some qualified people to run this country, or we’ll all be in big trouble!”

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John Oliver …. Campaign Songs: “Don’t Use Our Songs …. “!!


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~~July 25, 2016~~ 

COPYRIGHT & LICENSING

Usher and other artists tell Republicans to ‘stop using our songs’ on John Oliver

Last Week Tonight” host John Oliver took on Donald Trump and the Republican Party’s history of using unauthorized music in campaigns on his Sunday night show — with the help of a few notable guests.

Oliver began the segment by pointing out the humor in Donald Trump’s song choices over the course of his campaign, including his unauthorized use of Queen’sWe Are the Champions” at last week’s Republican National Convention and a number of other instances of unlicensed song use in the past year.

At the end of the convention, as “a sarcastic amount of balloons” fell from the ceiling, Trump played the Rolling Stones’ 1969 classic “You Can’t Always Get What You Want” without the band’s permission — to which Oliver quipped, “No sh-t,” in a play on the song’s title.

Oliver criticized Trump’s use of REM’s “It’s the End of the World” as an introduction to his speech on the Iran nuclear agreement earlier this year. He then went on to demonstrate how unauthorized song usage has been a common trend for Republican politicians.

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~~Campaign Songs~~

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

~~Published on Jul 24, 2016~~

John Oliver and some of America’s favorite recording artists remind politicians not to use their songs without permission on the campaign trail.

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John Oliver …. “Republican National Convention …. Excellent Summary …. “!!


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~~July 25, 2016~~ 

JON OLIVER’S SUMMARY

Perfection!

I’m only sharing this because I didn’t watch the convention.

I wasn’t wasting my time on the collection of D-list, has been, lunatic idiots.

Here’s a sample of what happened, very well dissected by an man who is from the UK.

He’s got a handle on the current situation.

Get educated!!

LOL

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John Oliver returns to take on the Trump convention

By: Steve Johnson, Contact Reporter

And on the seventh day, John Oliver had his say.

The British comedian, star of HBO’s “Last Week Tonight,” was silent during last week’s Republican National Convention in Cleveland because he was on hiatus and because his is a weekly show.

But he was back in his regular time slot Sunday, for many of us a day of rest before the Democrats Monday start their already troubled convention in Philadelphia.

Putting his own spin on what just happened in Cleveland, Oliver opened by calling it a “3D IMAX (Expletive) Dumpster Fire.”

And then the show did one of its trademark extended segments on the Republican convention, which was exactly the thing every “LWT” fan wanted to see. You’ll probably see headlines for it Monday like, “Watch John Oliver Eviscerate the RNC” and “You Won’t Believe John Oliver’s Vicious Take-down of Donald Trump.”

Because in Web headline writing, hyperbole means never having to say you didn’t get enough clicks.

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http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/tv/ct-john-oliver-last-week-tonight-returns-20160724-column.html

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John William Oliver (born 23 April 1977) is an English political satirist, writer, producer, television host, actor, voice actor, media critic, and stand-up comedian. He is widely known in the U.S. for hosting Last Week Tonight with John Oliver and for his work on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.

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~~Republican National Convention~~

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

~~Published on Jul 24, 2016~~

John Oliver discusses last week’s unsurprisingly surprising Republican convention.

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To start the day ….. “John Oliver …. he’s still on LEAD”!!


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~~April 18, 2016~~ 

LEAD POISONING IS A NATIONAL PROBLEM

I have been following this story, since Rachel Maddow brought it to the forefront in her TV show on MNSBC.

Rachel even visited Flint, MI, and organized a town hall meeting.

She’s interviewed the major of Flint (several times, in person and on TV), the people living there and the volunteers who have been helping.

However, I was getting frustrated about this because, due to the political circus created by the current race for the 2016 presidency, it seemed as if this very important topic had been forgotten.

Leave it to John Oliver, a Brit, to point the spotlight back on the “lead poisoning” situation, pointing out that this isn’t anything new.

This is a national problem … and one which needs immediate attention.

Take a moment to listen to John …. it’s worth your time.

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John Oliver Blasts GOP Over Lead Poisoning American Children

The host of HBO’s ‘Last Week Tonight’ took aim at Republican lawmakers for continually trying to defund lead regulation – which is causing irreparable damage to America’s kids.

“We’ve heard a lot about lead over the past year due to the horrific events in Flint, Michigan,” said John Oliver, leading off his main segment on Last Week Tonight.

Indeed, the crisis in Flint has been declared a federal emergency, with experts claiming that roughly 8,000 to 9,000 kids under age 6 may have suffered permanent brain damage after they were exposed to high levels of lead in the city’s water.

Oliver then threw to clips of Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC), Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), and Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), the Oversight & Government Reform Committee chair, decrying the lack of action in Flint in Congress.

Unfortunately, America’s lead problem isn’t limited to Flint.

A recent USA Today Network report found lead contamination in close to 2,000 additional water systems across all 50 states. There are 7.3 million lead service lines in the U.S., but water isn’t even our biggest threat of lead poisoning—rather, it’s ingesting lead paint dust. According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), there are an estimated 2,144,000 homes with a lead dust hazard affecting children under 6, and the CDC further estimates that 535,000 children between ages 1-5 have elevated lead levels in their blood. Since a child can be poisoned to death by only 10 mg of pure lead, ingesting small amounts is highly dangerous.

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“There is no safe level of lead. It’s one of those things so dangerous you shouldn’t even let a little bit of it inside you—much like heroin…or Jeremy Piven,” joked Oliver, before getting serious: “Even low-level exposure can lead to irreversible damage, like lower IQs, antisocial behavior, and reduced attention span.”

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Oliver then threw to a lead prevention video produced by Sesame Street way back in 1996—a program that then aired on PBS, a government-funded network Senate Republicans tried to defund in 2011—which attempted to communicate the dangers of lead exposure.

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“Concerned?” Oliver continued. “That’s what makes it so frustrating that last year, all of those men voted for a bill that would have reduced the already low funding for HUD-led abatement programs by $35 million, amounting to a 32 percent cut. And the truth is, if you cut funding like that, a whole lot more children might get poisoned.”

Thankfully, said Oliver, those cuts didn’t go through—but the funding stayed flat. Also, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have had major funding problems in recent years as well, with some Republican lawmakers—including presidential candidates Ted Cruz and Donald Trump—desiring to wipe out the EPA altogether.

Cut to an incensed Oliver: “I thought poisoned children was something we were all justifiably outraged by?”

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http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/04/18/john-oliver-blasts-gop-over-lead-poisoning-our-children.html?via=mobile&source=facebook

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~~Last Week Tonight with John Oliver~~

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~~Published on Apr 17, 2016~~

Lead poisoning is a national problem.

If only lawmakers were as concerned as the puppets on Sesame Street.

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