William Barr: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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  1. NOAH R

    NOAH R

    4 päivää sitten


  2. Bernadette Treual

    Bernadette Treual

    5 päivää sitten

    You're so cute in your anger when you're talking about conservative hardliners.

  3. Jonathan McBain

    Jonathan McBain

    5 päivää sitten

    “Not a dry seat in the house when the ol squirt locker opens his hot lil mouth”

  4. shitzhu16


    6 päivää sitten

    I learn so much about the USA just listening to John Oliver. (even get a laugh about his comments on New Zealand although Steven Colbert on NZ is better). Perhaps it takes a sort of outsider to get an objective viewpoint on American society. Thanks Mr Oliver

  5. Your Big Head Cousin

    Your Big Head Cousin

    8 päivää sitten

    Imagine believing that spreading disease during a pandemic is a civil right. What an asshole.

  6. Zack Colbourne

    Zack Colbourne

    8 päivää sitten

    This is that Bill Barr everyone thinks is so funny?

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    16 päivää sitten

    Ah, the dying days of the Trump junta. Great times.

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  12. PETER E “Pete” BOVOLD


    17 päivää sitten

    Hmmmmm! (Song.) I tot the tear-off, dut I fid not toot the depootie. I asdume it's a song about edible underwear. I think I may need hearing aides.

  13. Justice Jones

    Justice Jones

    17 päivää sitten

    Barr needs a good dose of covid...

  14. Angelina S.

    Angelina S.

    20 päivää sitten

    Dammit. I love the bagpipes lmao

  15. mister watson

    mister watson

    21 päivä sitten

    how do u feel about BLM?

  16. Despondencymusic


    21 päivä sitten

    6:34 I see what you did there John. 🤣🤣🤣🤣

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    Seleen Shadowpaw

    24 päivää sitten

    Why is it that all of america is so hard for 'Alba an Aigh' on bagpipes? You are literally playing what would basically be another countries national anthem there, if britian ever could let willingly go of teriotory outside of their borders. EVERY time somebody plays bagpipes in american media, it's that. AFAIK it even was the default for a lot of military funerals if you wanted the bagpipes and didn't specify anything else. EVEN SCOTTS THEMSELVES don't play that much 'Scottland the Brave' on their bagpipes. PSA; There it's usually 'For auld lang syne' that you can't escape being multiphonorously funneled into your earholes at hazardous decible levels.

  20. bear6213


    26 päivää sitten

    “the only checks on the president should be through the election or impeachment processes”. sooo, you want a dictator?

  21. David Richard

    David Richard

    27 päivää sitten

    Bagpipes aside, Bill Barr can do a wicked piano version of "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road".

  22. legendhero 45

    legendhero 45

    28 päivää sitten

    You friends are all super awesome! Oh no, moments of this video are so very very horrible and so very very terrible.

  23. pinguaina


    Uukausi sitten

    Do a video about the metric and the imperial system.

  24. James P

    James P

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  25. DavidVT23


    Uukausi sitten

    10:00 "... or the corruption of a decision maker ..." you mean like telling the head of the FBI - a decision maker - to drop the investigation into Flynn?

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  27. Music Athority

    Music Athority

    Uukausi sitten

    This is a very serious situation, Barr aligning him with any President. he is an asshole that at will spews bullshit and uses word salad. to allow the particular President and himself. to have complete control and power to whatever they wish at a wimm. this is very dangerous and should never be allowed to happen no doubt. (an example) of his bullshit is him trying to justify himself by saying no tear gas was used and pepper spay was ok. I've got news for him pepper spay is just as bad as tear gas.

  28. TallyRocky


    Uukausi sitten

    What I learned: Barr’s mental condition mirrors Drumpf’s. Both are batshit insane.

  29. Jim R

    Jim R

    Uukausi sitten

    I wonder if Barr thinks the capitol rioters should be charged with sedition as well...

  30. Kameron Follmer

    Kameron Follmer

    Uukausi sitten

    William Barr has survived his entire life on a steady diet of boot stew

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  32. Connor Tustian

    Connor Tustian

    Uukausi sitten

    In genuine anarchy mr Barr here would be a big target

  33. charles edwards

    charles edwards

    Uukausi sitten

    Why is he showing a picture of John Goodman as Barr? 😁

  34. Debbie Voss

    Debbie Voss

    Uukausi sitten

    Thank You HBO for truth well presented by John Oliver and all the people on the team.

  35. R J

    R J

    Uukausi sitten

    Why do white Americans keep comparing their discomfort with slavery 🤦🏽‍♂️

    • Wade Marley

      Wade Marley

      21 päivä sitten

      Blame their terrible education system that hasn’t been updated since the 1800s. They’re designed to make worker sheep, not well educated, well trained adults who know where their money is going or what their own history is.

    • Finn Nicholson-Crotty

      Finn Nicholson-Crotty

      27 päivää sitten

      Because an unfortunately large number of us are shitty human beings

    • Alex Perez

      Alex Perez

      Uukausi sitten

      I have noticed that at times. It's funny

  36. Erick Tellez

    Erick Tellez

    Uukausi sitten

    Cant believe there are people who clap to slavery being “a different kind of restraint “

  37. Broc Christensen

    Broc Christensen

    Uukausi sitten

    1:32 seconds in... Who the fuck points like that 🤣🤣

  38. Sam Hagel

    Sam Hagel

    Uukausi sitten

    "Licked the boot of the state so hard he was sitting aggletts for a week" I know this is late, but I think after trumps administration John is full blown ACAB

  39. larry west

    larry west

    Uukausi sitten

    Bill Barr would of fit right in with Hitler's lackeys, Bill " Joseph Goebbels " Barr was the original name on the birth certificate if I am not mistake.

  40. Christopher AAnensen

    Christopher AAnensen

    Uukausi sitten

    W P #Barr, is a #criminal, and should go down together with the #Conman D J #Trump.

  41. J.J, Music

    J.J, Music

    Uukausi sitten

    Does anyone know what song Barr is playing in the beginning?

    • Cyber Controller 16-914

      Cyber Controller 16-914

      Uukausi sitten

      It sounds like Scotland The Brave.

  42. Benno L77

    Benno L77

    Uukausi sitten

    I wonder what his opinions are about the Jan 6 insurrection.... Bet his rhetoric is much softer after taking the paleness of the perpetrators into account....

  43. Yug S

    Yug S

    Uukausi sitten

    Why is America's system so broken that such *bad* people get elected to high offices?

  44. Yug S

    Yug S

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  45. Deimonik1


    Uukausi sitten

    The bagpipes are the missing link between noise and sound.

  46. T Lindsay

    T Lindsay

    Uukausi sitten

    The amount of respect I have lost for your work after finding out you’re associated with the next for autism event is astronomical. If you can’t do the one google search it takes to listen to autistic voices on this matter, then I dont trust you to properly research your stories. Nothing about us, without us!

  47. 0 to Infinity

    0 to Infinity

    2 kuukautta sitten

    Barr is a grown up version of Eric kartman😎

  48. Daniel Bohatkiewicz

    Daniel Bohatkiewicz

    2 kuukautta sitten

    I sometimes like bag pipes. I'm part Welsh.... Im keeping my bagpipes

  49. Eli Wood

    Eli Wood

    2 kuukautta sitten

    Has anyone else ever noticed that Bill Barr looks like a bargain bin John Goodman?

  50. Audrey Hodges

    Audrey Hodges

    2 kuukautta sitten

    4:59 A-G-L-E-T Aglet, don't forget it!

  51. LB2007


    2 kuukautta sitten

    "Only checks on the president should be through the election process or the impeachment process," Burr says. Funny how his boss was voted out by election after getting impeachment TWICE!

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    2 kuukautta sitten

    John deserves and has my massive respect for doing this without an audience and nailing it.I actually quite like it without one

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  56. PatrickIamonfire


    2 kuukautta sitten

    Ok Mr Oliver bagpipes are loud but at least listen to Rise of Nation heart. That song is the best.

  57. julian galindo

    julian galindo

    2 kuukautta sitten

    The mob don,t take con men, he said sedition to plant the ideal. Mike was going to be the martyer,and he pump up the crowed, to do the dirty work. I thought if you take money out of people acc. that you can,t profit?

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    Scott @Opinions No One Cares About

    2 kuukautta sitten

    Gotta be honest...I enjoy bagpipe music. So I guess Barr and I would agree on ONE whole thing...

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    2 kuukautta sitten

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  63. Anne Prescott

    Anne Prescott

    2 kuukautta sitten

    1000 comment!



    2 kuukautta sitten

    How does Barr think the mafia started? A swathe of American society was not given police protection so a group within that community sprung up to protect that part of the community.

  65. Soozee Law

    Soozee Law

    2 kuukautta sitten

    That was The Dump's first mistake. Thinking we worked for him! And his whole administration therefore, followed his lead. I think it will be a very long time until we see another republican president. Especially with this bunch if criminals.

  66. Soozee Law

    Soozee Law

    2 kuukautta sitten

    😳😳😕😕😦😦🙄🙄🙄 Such a DB!! Smh..

  67. Commander


    2 kuukautta sitten

    Surprise, surprise. Biden has the Article ll powers now. Let's see who will be the first to complain when he begins to use it. And I hope he uses it to the max

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  74. DanishBlu


    2 kuukautta sitten

    I agree entirely with this characterization of Barr. But one thing I think is missed here: Demonizing line police officers makes as much sense (as in no sense at all) as when people spit on ordinary soldiers when they came home from Viet Nam. The courts can deal very well with police officers who go WAY over the line. Think Michael Slager/Walter Scott, NOT Derek Chauvin/George Floyd. But when social media becomes Judge, jury, & executioner, things go off the rails.....as in the very real, unjustified crucifixion of Chauvin. The problem lies with management.....NOT labor.

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  78. Annie


    3 kuukautta sitten

    Trump doesn't know ANY articles in the Constitution! He only spoke about article 2 repeatedly because he had just learned about it. But article 2 DOESN'T give him the "power" to "DO WHATEVER" he wants to do!!! However, Barr and the GQP allowed him to do whatever he wanted.

  79. Annie


    3 kuukautta sitten

    It just shows Bill Bar is a blow hole and full of hot air.

  80. Lawrence Iverson

    Lawrence Iverson

    3 kuukautta sitten

    Fuck ypu oliver, bagpipes, steel guitar, accordion are the best instruments ever invented !

  81. E Nikata

    E Nikata

    3 kuukautta sitten

    And yet for all his insanity, Bill Barr turned against Trump and his conspircies which was a total shocker.

  82. Rick Czeck

    Rick Czeck

    3 kuukautta sitten

    You need to be on right after abc world news

  83. Luis


    3 kuukautta sitten

    I liked the show but I gave dislike because he mocked the bagpipe

  84. Violet Steele

    Violet Steele

    3 kuukautta sitten

    I have never been less excited to see my state involved in anything, but 16:13 definitely happened.

  85. Maximiliano Madrigal

    Maximiliano Madrigal

    3 kuukautta sitten

    i think we can take one thing from this and its that the queen killed princess diana

  86. Yaswanth Gosukonda

    Yaswanth Gosukonda

    3 kuukautta sitten

    By unitary executive, do you mean a fascist, or a dictator?

  87. Riyad Harun

    Riyad Harun

    3 kuukautta sitten

    I don't think the British stereotype personified should be dumping on the bagpipes, especially when Scotland the Brave is what's being played. That aside it's not possible to dump on Bill Bar enough.

  88. LDK


    3 kuukautta sitten

    Enabling rioters is never justifiable.

  89. Timothy James

    Timothy James

    3 kuukautta sitten

    Boy, John Oliver, great man though he is, really doesn't understand lawyers and their approach to language! "Bad means bad. Babies and dogs know that!" Really? So just replace the US Constitution with "Don't be evil".

  90. James Boulger

    James Boulger

    3 kuukautta sitten

    It's not hard - corrupt means "to make bad."

  91. James Boulger

    James Boulger

    3 kuukautta sitten

    Isn't arresting people without foreign consent what China does?

  92. Emily Martin

    Emily Martin

    3 kuukautta sitten

    I’m married to a man named John, but he is still my favourite John

  93. Null_IG22


    3 kuukautta sitten

    As an anarcho nihilist, thats my favorite quote ever "if there is anarchy, it wont be poor people getting shot"

  94. Lauren Conrad

    Lauren Conrad

    3 kuukautta sitten

    I can enjoy this John Oliver episode now that Trump is out of office. I could barely watch for one second without collapsing to the ground in utter terror back in early November.

  95. Asher Ashenclaw

    Asher Ashenclaw

    3 kuukautta sitten

    jesus christ we dodged a bullet there, folks

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  98. JP Schlecht

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    3 kuukautta sitten

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  100. Justin Kort

    Justin Kort

    3 kuukautta sitten

    I love that nearly 5 thousand people didn’t like this ...they needed to see this