Skepticrat062 - Moore Than Meets the Eye Edition

Dec 18, 2017, 12:00 PM

On this week's episode: The Senate unveils the tax plan equivalent of welshing on a hooker … Roy Moore will start his very own senate across the street from theirs and his will be way better … And the Republican Party is trying to steal our orgasms.

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Headline Links:

Republicans pretty sure they’re ready to go with tax bill: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/12/15/the-final-gop-tax-bill-is-complete-heres-what-is-in-it/

White House forced to withdraw two heinous judicial nominations: http://www.rightwingwatch.org/post/white-house-withdraws-two-controversial-judicial-nominations/

FCC gets rid of net neutrality: http://www.businessinsider.com/fcc-to-vote-on-net-neutrality-repeal-2017-12 https://www.wired.com/story/read-fcc-net-neutrality-dissent/

Rex Tillerson thinks maybe nuclear war would be bad, but nevermind: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/north-korea-talks-latest-new-rex-tillerson-trump-walks-backs-claims-white-house-contradiction-a8113136.html

Hard-hitting news story about Star Wars movie: http://www.seriousjournalism.com

Roundup Links:

http://www.newsweek.com/california-wildfires-thomas-fire-now-third-largest-state-history-750468

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-42308121

https://sports.yahoo.com/russia-banned-2018-winter-olympics-pyeongchang-183735604.html

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/dec/10/sars-virus-bats-china-severe-acute-respiratory-syndrome

https://www.ft.com/content/ffcbc7ea-df59-11e7-a8a4-0a1e63a52f9c

https://www.usnews.com/news/national-news/articles/2017-12-04/supreme-court-allows-third-trump-travel-ban-into-effect

https://www.afp.com/en/news/23/philippines-duterte-wins-extra-year-martial-law-powers-doc-v43kn3

http://www.cnn.com/2017/12/14/health/liver-initials-surgeon-simon-bramhall-intl-trnd/index.html

http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2017/12/13/tina-smith-al-franken-senate/

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/dec/14/aung-san-suu-kyi-has-freedom-of-dublin-award-revoked

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-42353545

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-space/trump-wants-to-send-u-s-astronauts-back-to-moon-someday-mars-idUSKBN1E51QP

http://abcnews.go.com/International/International/marine-corps-apologizes-aircraft-part-falls-2nd-japanese/story?id=51760688

http://www.pcgamer.com/rip-aim-remembering-how-we-used-to-talk-on-the-internet/

https://apnews.com/841ff18ab80644d78a88a5d7d5101ba7