In less than thirty minutes John Oliver exposes the truth about Donald Trump, a truth that the main-stream media has been unable or unwilling to do for days and weeks and months. Thank you John Oliver.
I watch very little television but on Sunday night I wouldn’t miss John Oliver and his HBO show Last Week Tonight. You have probably seen this very funny segment of last week’s show but I notice that even Rachel Maddow is re-posting it so I too want to do my part:
Notice the headline from the Washington Post:
Police agencies have used hundreds of millions of dollars taken from Americans under federal civil forfeiture law in recent years to buy guns, armored cars and electronic surveillance gear. They have also spent money on luxury vehicles, travel and a clown named Sparkles.
The details are contained in thousands of annual reports submitted by local and state agencies to the Justice Department’s Equitable Sharing Program, an initiative that allows local and state police to keep up to 80 percent of the assets they seize. The Washington Post obtained 43,000 of the reports dating from 2008 through a Freedom of Information Act request. …