Bill Maher couldn’t get so much as a chuckle out of his history professor guest tonight when the subject turned to dictators. Timothy Snyder, author of On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons From The 20th Century sat stonefaced as Maher read off a list of things about Donald Trump that remind him of Third World dictators. “Yeah, right, so I’m not going to laugh at any of that,” Snyder said on HBO’s Real Time With Bill Maher, “because in your world it’s Third World dictators, but in my world…it’s the 1930s.” To be fair, Maher’s roster didn’t seem intended so much as a comedy bit as a fun-poking checklist of Trump habits - putting names on buildings, hiring family members, holding rallies, hating the press,
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He was an astronaut on the second manned mission to the moon and the fourth man to walk on its surface. Alan Bean, 85, is one of only 12 people to have taken “one small step for man and one giant leap for mankind” on the moon. The lunar module pilot was one of three crew members onboard Apollo 12 who walked on the moon 10 days after it launched on Nov. 14, 1969. The crew’s primary mission objectives included an extensive series of lunar exploration tasks by the lunar module and the deployment of the Apollo Lunar Surface Experiments Package to be left on the moon’s surface to gather seismic, scientific and engineering data. Bean has logged 1,671 hours and 45 minutes in space - 10 hours and 26
Things didn’t go all that swimmingly on Christina El Moussa’s Instagram account this week. The “Flip or Flop” star came under fire after posting a photo of herself and her young daughter Taylor in bikinis on Thursday. Oh, and there was a French bulldog involved, too.
Kyle Roder was clearing his voicemail inbox when a message from an unknown number popped up. It was from a man who claimed to work for the IRS, threatening him to call back right away “or you will be arrested.” It was a surprising message to receive, especially since Roder is a police officer with the Eau Claire Police Department in Wisconsin. Assuming it was a scam, the officer decided to call back, and he recorded the whole exchange. “Hello, is this the IRS? It said to call this number, you said I had committed a fraud or something?” Roder asked. The man on the other end replied, “Yes,” and asked for a case number. When Roder said he was never provided one, the man said he could look it up