A Dramatic Reading Of The Mueller Report

If you want to see it go here, the goddamned autoplay is making everyone mental.- John Cole

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    It’s been going for about a half hour. Took a while for the embed code to become available.

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    Ohio Mom says:

    I’m watching it now. It’s fabulous.

    Makes very clear that obstruction of justice was a sustained and group effort.

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    Mike in NC says:

    They could reboot “Hogan’s Heroes” and just cast Fat Bastard’s family and fellow mobsters.

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    mrmoshpotato says:

    I’m seeing nothing in Firefox and Duckduckgo.

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    @mrmoshpotato: I had a hard time getting it to work in Chrome, and then couldn’t get the embed for a while.

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    LuciamiaL says:

    They should release it read in a whispering voice, like an ASM R video on YouTube.

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    Patricia Kayden says:

    Great! Perhaps next time PBS can air this live to get the maximum publicity.

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    chris says:

    Thanks, Cheryl, that was gripping and wonderful.

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    cope says:

    Loud autoplay in Chrome on an older iMac. Just saying…

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    Ohio Mom says:

    I hope they are going to sell a DVD.

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    It summarizes the ten instances of probable obstruction of justice. Should be plenty for impeachment, and there’s more in emoluments, setting up concentration camps. general corruption of his cabinet, and much more.

    It looks like a third of the Democratic House Caucus have come out for impeachment.

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    Joy in FL says:

    I just watched it. It was awesome. So clear and detailed and persuasive.

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    NotMax says:

    @John Cole

    Cries out for a front page post from a native West Viginian (emphasis mine): West Virginia GOP Chair Praises Anti-LGBTQ Op-Ed Calling For Intolerance

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    hilts says:

    This is a great idea. My only question is why did it take so damn long for this type of event to be organized?

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    Jay says:

    In response to Nazis and Christofacists attacking the Hamilton Pride Parade, and the Hamilton Police not doing anything because “they wern’t invited to Pride”,

    The Hamilton Police have started arresting gay activists,…….


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    Mike in NC says:

    Features Bill Moyers, Kevin Kline, Viola Davis, Michael Shannon, John Lithgow, Gina Gershwin and a few folks I can’t immediately place.

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    Libby’s Person says:

    lawworksaction.org has a replay up on their website now. You can view it at your leisure. Well worth it, both for the content and for John Lithgow’s performance of Trump’s obstructive comments and tweets!

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    Ohio Mom says:

    @Mike in NC: The full cast is listed on the Laws Works site, see tne link @Ohio Mom:

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    MazeDancer says:

    It was remarkable. Makes the obstruction so clear and real.

    As anticipated, Trump trolls are saying it’s all made up.

    Full video is also on YouTube: https://youtu.be/8zUblhfv6GI

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    Ken says:

    @Mike in NC: No Shatner?

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    Mike in NC says:

    @Ken: “You bastard! You killed my son!” was always a favorite.

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    Mike in NC says:

    Annette Bening bears a striking resemblance to Elizabeth Warren aside from the dark hair.

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    Mnemosyne says:

    @Cheryl Rofer:

    I’m curious who the holdouts are. I’m still convinced that Pelosi is not actually anti-impeachment, but she doesn’t have enough of a majority to override the holdouts in the caucus. It would be horrendous if the vote to impeach failed because a group of Democrats voted with the Republicans.

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    Another Scott says:

    OT – One for Steve in the IPC, from Charlie:

    Business Insider—via The Wall Street Journal—reports that, all over the country, cities and towns are rethinking the notion of having schools named after the notorious traitor, Robert E. Lee. All day, the electric Twitter machine was alive with suggestions of other Lees—Stan, Harper, Bruce, Brenda—whose names could be substituted with minimal fuss, bother, and cost to the school districts involved. The shebeen would be quite negligent if it didn’t contribute to this noble enterprise. Therefore, we at the shebeen offer, at no cost, except a sweatshirt from the school in question once the change is made…


    I like it! :-)


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    @Mnemosyne: Yes, it would be horrendous. And Pelosi knows how to count votes. But I’d like to see more public statements that this president is unfit for the office. It’s the leadership’s responsibility to whip votes. I’d love to hear some of those conversations.

    I haven’t seen a list of those who have come out in favor of impeachment. If I do, I’ll share.

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    plato says:

    @Cheryl Rofer: Only a third of dem cong critters is on board with impeachment is pathetic.

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    NotMax says:

    @Cheryl Rofer

    Important to continue differentiating between supporting impeachment and supporting holding impeachment hearings. They are not interchangeable; the latter (obviously) provides potential impact on the former.

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    Aleta says:

    This one, about 5.5 min long, is put out by Now This (dir by R Reiner).
    cutting through the Trump administration’s lies about the Mueller report

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    SiubhanDuinne says:

    I get video but no audio.

    (Yes, Yes, I did all those things, thanks.)

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    prostratedragon says:

    Thanks for the link Cheryl, that was superb, and I’m passing the youtube link along.

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    Aleta says:

    Where was the stage?

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    patrick II says:


    Shatner is Canadian.
    See William Shatner sings O Canada.

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    James E Powell says:


    I’m still convinced that Pelosi is not actually anti-impeachment, but she doesn’t have enough of a majority to override the holdouts in the caucus.

    I agree with this and believe we ought to be trying to find out who the holdouts are.

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    NotoriousJRT says:

    Thanks, Cheryl. That was excellent. Lithgow was wonderful.

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    @NotMax: On a related note…. This what Christofascists’ rollback of protections against anti-trans discrimination looks like. “Religious freedom” for healthcare providers meant a friend was afraid to go to the ER of a Catholic hospital because she’d have to disclose that she’s trans and she was concerned about how she’d be treated (or not treated at all).


    For context, 23% of transgender people avoided going to a doctor when sick or injured out of fear of discrimination in the past year. 33% of transgender people who saw a health care provider in the past year were harassed, denied care, or even assaulted, per: https://protecttranshealth.org/

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