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Scott Walker cuts $250 million from public universities, wants to give it to Milwaukee Bucks

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Claims that funding for the stadium will boost economic activity are unsupported by economic evidence.
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BREAKING: Pentagon finalizing plans to lift ban on transgender individuals in military

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The Pentagon had previously lifted rules barring trans servicemembers, but branch-level rules remain.
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John Oliver: Take the No-Prank Pledge this April Fool’s Day

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In Sunday’s web extension of Last Week Tonight, John Oliver had a few choice words for April Fool’s Day, a holiday he described as “to comedy as St. Patrick’s ...
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Credit Suisse buys article in The New Republic to court LGBT community

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There isn’t a lot of money in journalism these days. The Internet has forced the print editions of newspapers and magazines to either close down their shops or move online. And ...
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John Oliver on Sarah Palin’s “Today Show” appearance (video)

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And who knew Sarah Palin has a pay-subscription Web “show”?
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John Oliver on the evils of sugar (video)

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Sugar activates our brains in a similar manner to cocaine, apparently.
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John Oliver: Ayn Rand – How Is This Still A Thing?

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Interestingly, Rand was pro-choice and REALLY didn’t like Reagan.
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John Oliver exposes Miss America Pageant scholarship debacle (video)

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Miss America claims to provide $45m in scholarships. It’s more like half a million.
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John Oliver on “The Day of Colonial Aggression” (aka the 4th of July)

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“We in America love fireworks. Why? Well, because they’re like sparkly guns you can shoot in the sky.”
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The Hobby Lobby case, explained by HBO’s John Oliver

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“Govt. is not an a la carte system where you can pick and choose based on your beliefs.”
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The jack-booted thugs of the supplement industry

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John Oliver’s extensive take-down of America’s powerful nutritional supplement industry.
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Eurovision and Crimea, as covered by John Oliver’s new show

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On John Oliver’s new show on HBO, “Last Week Tonight,” he covers the Eurovision Song Contest and Crimea.
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John Oliver on fast-food workers striking, and Fox’s absurd coverage (video)

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John Oliver really rips into Fox News for its absurd coverage of the minimum wage debate.
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