The rocky first days of the Trump administration

While I have resigned myself to being treated to a blizzard of trivial issues during the Trump presidency that will sideline coverage of his actual actions, even I was surprised that the focus in his first weekend was on the absurd fuss over the sparse crowd at his inauguration compared to that of president Obama’s in 2009 and the Women’s March on Saturday.
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The true meaning of Christmas

It is a bit late I know to reflect on Christmas but I just came across this program by Philomena Cunk who explores the origins, history, and meaning of Christmas in her own inimitable style, utilizing the wide-eyed innocent trope to perfection. As she says, Christmas has exploded all over the globe, and now can be found everywhere, even inside churches. I did learn some interesting history as well, such as that Oliver Cromwell banned Christmas celebrations.
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Samantha and Glenn sitting in a tree?

Glenn Beck has been one of the wildest right wing media personalities, advancing all manner of bizarre theories in his time. But for some reason, he took an intense dislike to Donald Trump and has been harshly criticizing him. Samantha Bee decided to see if this shared distaste could form the basis of a more positive relationship and paid him a visit to see what they might have in common.
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