Federal Budget: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

  • Опубликовано:  6 месяцев назад
  • Donald Trump's federal budget plan proposes large funding cuts with largely negative consequences. John Oliver examines the troubling priorities of the new administration.

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Комментарии: 8 943

  • Reecey Plays Some Games
    Reecey Plays Some Games 2 часа назад

    Mick Mulvaney looks like Tim Farron's evil cousin.

  • Tyg Rahof
    Tyg Rahof 10 дней назад +1

    The soul person responsible for screwing the unions and destroying local businesses is now spouting this bullshit? I would bet every cent I will ever make until I die he is talking out of his ass. HE SCREWED THE UNIONS!!! Get it straight America, he doesn't care about YOU!

  • CyberspacedLoner
    CyberspacedLoner 11 дней назад

    Debt Ceiling
    Debt Floor

  • Jonny Cat
    Jonny Cat 15 дней назад

    John Oliver you are a Trump expert! You know how he roles very well!

  • Andy G
    Andy G 18 дней назад

    we can leave a little bit of the environment

  • Enzo D'amato
    Enzo D'amato 18 дней назад

    I am a trump supporter

  • Brandon Buchner
    Brandon Buchner 26 дней назад

    "We can leave a little bit" clearly referred to the regulations, not the environment itself. We can leave some of the regulations, but remove most of the unnecessary crippling ones. That one was pretty easy to comprehend. The rest? Fuck if I know...

  • Zheng Of the Zen
    Zheng Of the Zen 27 дней назад

    I'm sorry but it's not WWII anymore. We don't need a big ass world-wartime military budget right now! Take that money and fix our godawful education system, godammit

  • Adam Cottrell
    Adam Cottrell Месяц назад

    Best ending ever!

  • Jennifer Ridgway
    Jennifer Ridgway Месяц назад

    It's both hilarious and sad to watch America flounder at this point, kinda like a cat being thrown into the pool. You feel bad just watching and laughing but you know if you help your hand is going to get scratched beyond recognition. and your arse is going to get bitten.
    RIP America

  • Ben Jetter
    Ben Jetter Месяц назад

    j

  • Plague Doctor
    Plague Doctor Месяц назад

    What a joke. There's almost no specifics in here.

  • Nisa Adams
    Nisa Adams Месяц назад

    I love John Oliver because he lets me laugh through my tears.

  • Game Tastic
    Game Tastic Месяц назад +1

    To be honest, I wouldn't be surprised if a literal orange won the 2020 election.




    Oh wait... we already have one in office.

  • Sophia W
    Sophia W Месяц назад

    The "Country that rises from our ashes" reminds me of Panem

  • Afron Prime
    Afron Prime Месяц назад

    Paranoia is funny.

  • RedwoodTheElf
    RedwoodTheElf Месяц назад

    The Corporation for Public Broadcasting doesn't need federal money anyway...where do you think the money from all those"Tickle me Elmos", Big Bird backpacks and Ernie and Burt Lunchboxes goes?

  • TrueMetis
    TrueMetis Месяц назад

    That military budget increase is more than twice the entire Canadian military budget...

  • Vox Populi
    Vox Populi Месяц назад

    Who the fuck is this limey little cuck boy trying to tell us about our president? I dont think we need this fukn little fags advice on shit he dont know about and shit he is not even honest about

  • Lucis Ferre
    Lucis Ferre Месяц назад

    It confounds one to no end when taking into consideration how the trumplings say that their immaculate dear-leader is unfairly depicted by media. WTF could they possibly be talking about? It's not slander to play recordings of what a person ACTUALLY SAYS, on tape! He vomits out his maniacal rambling hogwash at such a high rate that one would need cherry-pick to find AN INTELLIGIBLE, SANE statement...not so for the bad ones. There's a constant barrage of backwards, false, and fraudulently nonsensical claims & statements from him, in plain view, on tape to fill the grand canyon! How do they not see?? Denial is a powerful human trait, to be sure.

  • Asher
    Asher Месяц назад

    trump is slowly turning the US into NORTH KOREA. We already spend more on defense than the next 7 military budgets in the world.INCLUDING Russia and China and 5 of our allies. Add this to his proposed Healthcare Bill, the US would fast become a 3rd world country.

  • frecklefart66
    frecklefart66 2 месяца назад

    aaaand this is why we need an education overhaul, lol people allowed the election to come down between two of the worst choices each party had. because it was probably the only name they could recognize in a 90 second time frame.

  • NoSoMuSk
    NoSoMuSk 2 месяца назад

    That's #notmybobthebuilder !

  • White Privilege
    White Privilege 2 месяца назад

    Cutting the budget of the EPA and State department isn't a cost saving measure just from the perspective of removing government funds. By removing their ability to inn-act policies this allows the free market to prevail. This in turn generates more jobs and in turn more tax revenue from said jobs. It's fine that John Oliver wants to make jokes at Trump's expense but when he tries to simplify policies and obfuscate complicated ideas into punchlines he's doing a disservice to his audience who takes his word as gospel.

    There's already 8k+ comments here so this comment will be buried to the bottom immediately but for the maybe 1 - 2 people that read this please watch some videos about Milton Friedman and free market capitalism. John Oliver is essentially pro-socialism and it's kind of scary that so many people have bought into this ideology.

    • Fun With Currency
      Fun With Currency Месяц назад

      White Privilege I mean that would be true, if the free market worked. It does in vaccum, if we lived a world where the environment didn't exist we'd be flying but as it stands putting a the free market and the pursuit of wealth over the long term viability of the earth and through association the free market its self, doesn't really make sense.

  • Noah Blank
    Noah Blank 2 месяца назад +1

    Notice that even Fox News (Or at least its saner wing) thinks that Trump might be going a wee bit too far with cutting environmental regulations.

  • dan quazar
    dan quazar 2 месяца назад +1

    Notice the Norther Border Reginal Commission, he does NOT care about borders.. hes just racist

  • pop5678eye
    pop5678eye 2 месяца назад +1

    Republicans are waking up to the fact that they had a much easier time under Obama than under Trump...

  • Abel Cheng
    Abel Cheng 2 месяца назад

    Did John oliver poke fun at the secretary of defense?

  • Justin Gibeault
    Justin Gibeault 2 месяца назад +3

    I laughed for over two minutes at Oliver's Quote: "I don't Speak toddler psychopath." Hilarious but also quite scary.

  • Dr. Zippy Mcscoots
    Dr. Zippy Mcscoots 2 месяца назад +2

    We have the most powerful military since the Roman Empire. We have an old nucleur weapons systems and so do the Russians. Theirs are in a much worse state than our's. Most of our nukes are sub and bomber based to begin with. So as usual Trump is full of shit.

  • LittleMissAtheist
    LittleMissAtheist 2 месяца назад +2

    Trump: We can save a little bit of the environment, but we can't stop businesses!
    'If you truly believe that the economy is more important than the environment, try counting your money while holding your breath.'

  • Zake Cohen
    Zake Cohen 2 месяца назад +1

    With me

  • Zake Cohen
    Zake Cohen 2 месяца назад

    And Steven Colbert. Real paradox. Keep them real. Forever.

  • PUBHEAD1
    PUBHEAD1 2 месяца назад

    John is my hero

  • Shawn Cavanaugh
    Shawn Cavanaugh 2 месяца назад

    These criticisms coming from a show that reported about our antiquated nuclear program and the siphoning of public funding by special districts.

    I usually like this show because it satirizes American media and its role in politics and our daily lives. I liked that most of the reports made were about overlooked problems spinning wildly out of control, like Scientific Studies and Sex Education. And it would give amazingly thorough examples. Often times these problems were independent of the parties, meaning they were ignored because solving them wouldn't secure votes or maintain the status quo.

    Recently, since Trump entered politics, it's changed. Now it's basically just reporting about all the ridiculous things Trump says. First, this is about a wish list that needs to get approved by Congress something that traditionally never happens. Second, showing only 5 programs whose budget adds up to .22% of the national budget also doesn't make fiscal sense. That is to say, all the cuts add up to the increases proposed...obviously. This especially doesn't make sense after showing all of the programs proposed to be cut earlier in the show.
    Second, Trump based his campaign on the single principle that all press is good press. This principle has proven to be true, because he won with seemingly very little effort. Hillary, the stronger political candidate, lost the same way Nixon, also the stronger political candidate, lost to JFK: by underestimating the power of the media on the American voter. That is to say, the media is ironically responsible for the election results which they deplore as the worst thing ever, including John Oliver.

    Personally I see nothing wrong with basing the presidential budget proposal on the speeches made during his campaign. I see nothing wrong with a politician making massive changes regardless of voter opinion or being concerned about reelection. This is what the American people voted for. Obama was elected on a promise of CHANGE. We wanted him to do what Trump is doing, and he would have been better at it. But he didn't. Now we have this and it is absolutely frightening. Luckily we have checks and balances so that Trump doesn't do anything too extreme or "nation breaking." There won't be a second holocaust.

  • Crazi_A MC
    Crazi_A MC 2 месяца назад

    Trump proves the stereotype that Americans are stupid, rude, violent, fat bigots. America is getting so ignorant I honestly believe some people have started fucking vegetables.

  • Caitlin Erickson
    Caitlin Erickson 2 месяца назад

    I wonder why this video isn't censored, but some of the other ones on this channel are.

  • NosirraH
    NosirraH 2 месяца назад

    What is your bob the builder

  • Kayle Watson
    Kayle Watson 2 месяца назад

    Anyone else wondering what Janice in accounting is thinking?

  • ATOMIC SHARK
    ATOMIC SHARK 2 месяца назад

    yeah and most of my friends still support his every action but what if Hillary Clinton was doing what trump is doing I would never hear the end of it just like in the Obama years

  • Hot Dogs
    Hot Dogs 3 месяца назад

    The most ironic thing of all is American FINALLY got a president who is keeping his promises... and vast majority of them are batshit crazy.

  • Cody Roseberry
    Cody Roseberry 3 месяца назад

    I'm done with this country I swear

  • Audrey Zimmerman
    Audrey Zimmerman 3 месяца назад

    Mick Mulvaney always looks like he's about to start crying.

  • Randell Porter
    Randell Porter 3 месяца назад

    John Oliver, sued for defamation.  Now, that's funny.

  • javachille
    javachille 3 месяца назад +1

    Honestly, I'm so angry after watching this. John Oliver has no clue what he's talking about. He just says things with no regard to the truth. Not only is he just flat out wrong, he's incapable of being objective. He's so biased that his opinion is basically worth shit because I, for one, thought his bangs were very cute.

  • Alexis Smith
    Alexis Smith 3 месяца назад +1

    What's most heartbreaking is that all of this could have been avoided. Trump gave us a preview of just how f*cked we would be with him as president and people did not believe him. Congratulations now he gets to show us first hand, what he's capable of.

  • Robert Smith
    Robert Smith 3 месяца назад

    Did he say, referring to trumpy's comments:"I don't speak toddler psychopath"?

  • Bipolar Politician
    Bipolar Politician 3 месяца назад

    the reason all other parts are illustrated to be "decreasing" it is because a higher amount of money, not percentile, is dedicated to militerization. All organizations will not receive less money, but less of a percentile. They would get more of a wage.

    • Bipolar Politician
      Bipolar Politician 3 месяца назад

      I think it would be incredible! Privatize everything! I don't want my taxes going to Tenesse. Make each state work for itself.

  • Charles Green
    Charles Green 3 месяца назад +14

    GOOD GRIEF WHERE IS LORD BUCKETHEAD WHEN HE IS NEEDED

  • oil9vinergar
    oil9vinergar 3 месяца назад

    you are propagandist pig shit....  a true herr doctor joe gobbles....

  • Logan Hall
    Logan Hall 3 месяца назад

    Legitimate permission construction little protect abandon behavior pull.

  • Jack Spratt
    Jack Spratt 3 месяца назад

    you ass hat. shut down nasa

  • The joint
    The joint 3 месяца назад

    Jesus he's all forehead

  • Damien Wayne
    Damien Wayne 3 месяца назад +1

    The end credits for america so funny but so true at the sane time rip america

  • Wajiha S. Khan
    Wajiha S. Khan 3 месяца назад

    I miss the bangs...

  • Strazdas
    Strazdas 3 месяца назад

    The public broadcasting thing was just trump making good on his promise to defund any news media he can. its a spite cut.

  • Strazdas
    Strazdas 3 месяца назад

    actually defunding agriculture would be a good idea. current corn subsidies is not only killing agricultural diversity but also is responsible for americans having the lowest quality foods of any developed nation. Corn syrup is bad for you.

  • Gabriel Elias
    Gabriel Elias 3 месяца назад

    is this a good news source like is it a good thing to get your news from here?

  • Fukc Off
    Fukc Off 3 месяца назад

    We are gearing up for war.

  • William H. Baird
    William H. Baird 3 месяца назад +3

    It will only end when the orange haired bastard is gone.

    • Game Tastic
      Game Tastic 2 месяца назад

      William H. Baird, I swear, If that evil bastard ever sets foot in my hometown, I will personally riddle him with 54 billion bullet holes.

  • Adam Palmer
    Adam Palmer 3 месяца назад

    nuclear oh boy

  • XO SO
    XO SO 3 месяца назад

    Don't make small cuts they don't save money is like saying don't mind the snow flakes they are too small to worry about.

  • Paul Riebschlager
    Paul Riebschlager 3 месяца назад +1

    F',kclown trump is a fascist pig and doesn't give f..k about the middle class, retired folk, or YOU!,,,,,,,,

  • Ricardo Murillo
    Ricardo Murillo 3 месяца назад

    Even ISIS feels bad how the US president can inflict damage on to its own country. Remember the Soviets increased military budget at the cost of normal programmes before imploding with citizen resentment.

  • cattigereyes1
    cattigereyes1 3 месяца назад

    Raises? Honesty!

  • dylan van der byl
    dylan van der byl 3 месяца назад

    Commit Russian theology simple public introduction belong.

  • Carlos
    Carlos 3 месяца назад

    Holyy fuuk. I really dont understand how could you fuking dumbass Americans(the ones who voted for Trump) vote for such an orangutan...Just HOW?HOW holy moly... HOOooW??? You do realise all world now thinks that American people are one of the dumbest in the world.. Sad ,but true fact indeed..... I feel sorry for decent Americans,that need to live with such a big group of .... ok i will stay quit.. Life must be hard ,when half of the nation wants to go backwards.

  • AdamIsTalking
    AdamIsTalking 3 месяца назад

    I'm thoroughly offended that you would even dare to consider that monstrosity, in any way, under any political standpoint, to be Bob the Builder. That is just purely incorrect.

  • Bodragon
    Bodragon 3 месяца назад

    "Appa-latch-ee-yan" region. Not "Appa-layshun" region you dumb fuck.
    Shit!
    I really love your stuff too.
    Please try to get the pronunciation correct in future.
    Please!
    Still lovin' it, but please!
    Ah-eet ?

  • tang roro
    tang roro 3 месяца назад

    3:52 "I Know Words, I Have The Best Words."

  • Claudette Claereboudt
    Claudette Claereboudt 3 месяца назад

    In 1982 a friend's secondary school student son argued with me that Richard Nixon could not possibly have done 'any of that stuff, he was president of the United States!' How will students in 2030 look at our era - at the present President? Unreal!

  • Mark Mackenzie
    Mark Mackenzie 3 месяца назад

    now today in the after school group we will make a mu that loves you enough to pick you up at 3

  • Victoria OBrien
    Victoria OBrien 3 месяца назад

    Fluent toddler psychopath anyone? LOL

  • cgcmaster
    cgcmaster 3 месяца назад

    Why should we pay for protecting the evil tower in New York. I don't want to pay for his golf trips or his children's security.

  • Dog Wood
    Dog Wood 3 месяца назад

    The Medicaid cuts are equal to the money spent EVERY YEAR on legal and illegal immigration. Cut that instead of fucking over Americans.

  • joebstarsurfer
    joebstarsurfer 3 месяца назад

    Who can republicans blame).

  • Electric
    Electric 3 месяца назад

    Trump is sabotaging America to benefit Russia.

  • omri perl
    omri perl 3 месяца назад

    Trump is a disgusting psychopath individual

  • 37Dionysos
    37Dionysos 3 месяца назад

    Mulvaney is scum

  • Lorna Ginette Harrison
    Lorna Ginette Harrison 3 месяца назад

    4:25 On Donald Trump's (let's say) "unique" style of language:-
    "I don't speak fluent toddler-psychopath!"
    Me neither, John! Does anyone?

  • Braktooth
    Braktooth 3 месяца назад

    This is epic calling out BS that the mainstream news SHOULD be doing.

  • CrazyCatLady 55
    CrazyCatLady 55 3 месяца назад

    Kevin Krueger I work for Meals on Wheels. And if that orange asshole defunds us I will drive ya to D.C. so you can punch him in the nuts lol

  • Roman Darius
    Roman Darius 4 месяца назад

    John Oliver,  what did you think of the open borders of Britain?  Those 22 children got a real blast over it,  hehehehe

  • Paul Artz
    Paul Artz 4 месяца назад

    Oliver is another lying SOB!!!

  • SeaBass Gorka
    SeaBass Gorka 4 месяца назад

    This cocksucker has to be stopped. Sadly, people would have to get up off their asses and out of their houses in order for that to occur. The future does not bode well for America.

  • The Chaos
    The Chaos 4 месяца назад

    Idiots! You voted Trump over Sanders. What did you expect would happen.

  • TheGlaswegianGlalie
    TheGlaswegianGlalie 4 месяца назад

    Oh my god what have they done to Bob!?!?!?

  • Dexter Washington
    Dexter Washington 4 месяца назад

    When there is no air, trees or animals you wont need the EPA anyway. So this policy could be a well thought out forward looking proposal.

  • Fearofthemonster
    Fearofthemonster 4 месяца назад

    Half of the people on the internet used to say hillary is worse than trump while the other half said trump is worse. If it is obvious that both of them sucks this much why the hell you didn't go for another candidate?

  • cobainzlady
    cobainzlady 4 месяца назад

    it takes a really stupid person, to not realize , that 1.2%x10 = 12% THAT is how you penny-ante those cuts to make it count. I suppose you all let scammers NICKEL AND DIME you to death. About your speed. (Now do i agree with all the cuts proposed by repubs? NO. we need to take good care of our poor and disabled. BUT that doesn't make YOU any smarter.)

  • Masky The proxie
    Masky The proxie 4 месяца назад

    "The cookies will be thrown away & the grandma will be put down" DAMN that felt like a bullet to the chest

  • Crazy Horse
    Crazy Horse 4 месяца назад +1

    To be honest, I like your long hair more, John.

  • Elio Lopez
    Elio Lopez 4 месяца назад

    Mulvaney is a blood sucking asshole.

  • crowtservo
    crowtservo 4 месяца назад

    Um, most of the airports in fly over country are entirely too expensive to use. I will drive to Milwaukee or Chicago rather than use the local airport. Why? Because it costs up to $300 or $400 more per person to fly out of small rural airports like the one about three miles from my house, no matter how early you book the flight. Why spend $500 per person to fly when you can drive to Milwaukee and park there for $7 a day and then fly out of there for $200 per person? Our local airport is mostly just a toy for the rich and the business community. If they want to have a local airport, have them pay for it.

    Furthermore, if it cuts one dollar out of my taxes to not pay for "public tv" and Mapplethorpe Exhibits, all the better. Of course it doesn't hurt a tv millionaire like Jon Oliver to pay a little more in taxes. It's all the rest of us middle class people it really hurts.

  • Ferris Welker
    Ferris Welker 4 месяца назад

    part of me thinks Trump voters deserve this. But not everyone there voted for him.

  • Applepie_svk
    Applepie_svk 4 месяца назад

    Trump´s badget seems to point to more "militaristic police state" approach...

  • Kieran Hynes
    Kieran Hynes 4 месяца назад

    LMAO STOPPED CLOCK OF ASSHOLES

  • KWH
    KWH 4 месяца назад

    I hope all those morons who stand behind Trump get screwed by cuts to programs that have directly benefited THEM.

  • Arturo Meuniot
    Arturo Meuniot 4 месяца назад

    Perfect! love it! ignore leftist theatrics. Those paying finally get represented.

  • Widdekuu91
    Widdekuu91 4 месяца назад +6

    Massive cuts, Massive cunts.