The “hungry for power games”: From Iowa to New Hampshire (video)


Since my last Democalypse 2016 post, we have had the Iowa caucus and the New Hampshire debates and “historic” nominee election results – and they provided plenty of material for America’s most popular satirical shows.   Iowa examined:  To watch … Continue reading

John Oliver calls out Mitch McConnell and GOP hypocrisy over Obama’s SCOTUS pick (video)


Within hours of the death of Antonin Scalia at the weekend, the leader of the Republican party in the US Senate, Mitch McConnell, issued a statement saying President Obama should not be allowed to appoint a new justice to the … Continue reading

John Oliver: Republican state voter ID rules are racist gerrymandering (video)


John Oliver‘s Last Week Tonight show returned on Sunday with a typically acerbic attack on Republican-controlled states that have created new voter registration laws that deliberately target ethnic minorities and the poor aka largely Democratic party voters. You can find more … Continue reading