June 26, 2013 - Josh Fox

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The Best F#@king News Team Ever responds to the Supreme Court's DOMA decision, Kristen Schaal cheers Wendy Davis, and Josh Fox discusses his film, "Gasland Part II."

>> John: WELCOME TO THE DAILY

SHOW.

I AM JOHN OLIVER.

STILL HERE.

I AM STILL HERE.

IN FOR JON STEWART WHO IS TAKING

THE SUMMER OFF TO FOLLOW HIS

DREAM AND WORK AS A NEWS MODEL

FOR THE PROGRAM AT RUTGERS.

VERY SEXY.

LOVELY LIGHT IN THAT ROOM.

OUR GUEST TONIGHT DOCUMENTARY

FILM MAKER JOSH FOX IS HERE.

[ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ]

VERY GOOD.

BUT LET'S GET STRAIGHT INTO IT

WITH THIS MORNING'S HISTORIC

NEWS.

>> BREAKING NEWS FROM THE

SUPREME COURT.

DOMA, THE DEFENSE OF MARRIAGE

ACT, RULED UNCONSTITUTIONAL.

>> PROP-THE JUSTICES RULED 5-4

THAT OPPONENTS OF SAME-SEX

MARRIAGE IN CALIFORNIA DO NOT

HAVE THE GROUNDS TO SUE WHICH

CLEARS THE WAY FOR GAY MARRIAGE

IN THAT STATE.

>> John: YES.

[ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ]

♪ MEN AND MEN AND WOMEN AND

WOMEN ♪♪

WE DID IT!

WE DID IT.

WELL, TECHNICALLY THE SUPREME

COURT DID IT.

BUT WE WATCHED.

WE WATCHED.

[ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ]

WE WATCHED THEM DO IT.

THIS MORNING THE SUPREME COURT

STRUCK DOWN BOTH THE DEFENSE OF

MARRIAGE ACT AND CALIFORNIA'S

PROP-8 AMENDMENT.

A HUGELY EXCITING DAY AND NOT

JUST ON THE STEPS OF THE COURT.

>> THE CAPITOL DISTRICT

HISTORICALLY GAY NEIGHBORHOOD

HERE IN SAN FRANCISCO IS

PREPARING FOR A HUGE CELEBRATION

BRINGING IN MUSIC AND DJs AND

CLOSING THE STREETS DOWN.

>> John: AS IT'S KNOWN IN THE

CASTRO DISTRICT, WEDNESDAY.

I GUARANTEE YOU, THERE WILL BE

PEOPLE THERE TONIGHT WHO AREN'T

SURE IF THEY'RE CELEBRATING

PROP-8 BEING REPEALED OR ENRIQUE

AGETTING BACK FROM HIS TRIP.

TODAY'S RULING WASN'T JUST A

SYMBOLIC AFFIRMATION OF GAY

PEOPLE'S DIGNITY.

IT ALSO BRINGS CONCRETE RESULTS.

>> THEY ARE ENTITLED TO FILE

JOINT TAX, FEDERAL TAX RETURNS.

THEY ARE ENTITLED TO SOCIAL

SECURITY SURVIVORS BENEFITS.

THEY ARE ENTITLED TO BE INFORMED

WHEN THEIR SPOUSES ARE KILLED IN

ACTION.

>> John: FOR TOO LONG ONLY

STRAIGHT DUMBALS HAVE BEEN ABLE

TOEN I DO PAYING THEIR TAXES AND

LEARNING THAT THEIR SPOUSE HAS

BEEN KILLED.

NO MORE.

YOU'RE WELCOME, GAY COUPLES.

YOU ARE WELCOME.

WE HAVE FULL TEAM COVERAGE

TONIGHT.

FIRST IS A MAPT A BEE LIVE

OUTSIDE THE SUPREME COURT.

SAM, THE DEFENSE OF MARRIAGE ACT

WAS STRUCK DOWN IN A 5-4

DECISION.

WITH JUSTICE SCALIA WRITING A

BLISTERING DEFENSE.

>> YES.

BIG SURPRISE.

SCALIA WASN'T HAPPY.

HE FIRMLY BELIEVES THAT IT IS

INAPPROPRIATE AND ARROGANT FOR

THE COURT TO STRIKE DOWN A

DECADES-OLD CONGRESSIONAL LAW.

>> John: DIDN'T HE JUST HELP

OVERTURN THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT

OF 1965 LITERALLY YESTERDAY?

>> Reporter: WELL, LIKE I SAID,

THIS IS A FIRMLY HELD BELIEF OF

SCALIA THAT HE HAS HELD FOR

APPROXIMATELY 36 HOURS NOW.

>> John: TO BE FAIR.

HUNDREDS AND HUNDREDS OF

MINUTES.

>> Reporter: IN HIS DEFENSE,

THERE IS A SUBSTANTIVE

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE TWO

CASES.

IF YOU'LL PERMIT ME LEGALESE,

JOHN.

HE DID NOT LIKE THE VOTING

RIGHTS ACT SO HE RULED AGAINST

IT.

BUT HE DID LIKE DOMA SO HE RULED

FOR IT.

IT'S WHAT LAWYERS CALL THE

PRINCIPLE OF (WHINING).

>> John: THANK YOU.

FOR A LOCAL PERSPECTIVE WE GO

LIVE TO AL MAD GAL.

AL, THIS RULING IS NOW JUST 12

YEARS OLD.

[ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ]

I'M SORRY.

WHERE ARE YOU?

>> WHERE AM I?

WHERE ARE YOU?

YOU HEARD THE SUPREME COURT,

JOHN.

EVERYONE HAS TO GET GAY MARRIED.

>> John: THAT IS NOT WHAT THE

SUPREME COURT RULED.

>> YES, IT IS.

HAVEN'T YOU BEEN LISTENING TO

CONSERVATIVES?

TRADITIONAL MARRIAGE IS DEAD.

EVERYONE HAS TO GET GAY MARRIED

EFFECTIVELY IMMEDIATELY OR

OBAMA'S THUGS TAKE YOU TO JAIL.

>> John: NONE OF THAT IS GOING

TO HAPPEN.

>> Reporter: JOHN, I CAN'T TAKE

THAT RISK.

I HAVE A WIFE AND KIDS.

SO CONFUSED.

WHERE IS MY FINANCEE?

>> John: AL, AL.

THE JUSTICE OF THE PEACE IS

WAITING.

LET'S GO.

AND WHAT ARE YOU WEARING?

THAT SHORTS ARE WAY TOO LONG.

I MEAN, WE DON'T HAVE OUR ROLER

SKATES ON YET.

>> John: ARE YOU GUYS GETTING

MARRIED IN A 1980 STEREOTYPE?

>> SHUT UP.

WE'RE NEW TO THIS.

COME ON.

LET'S GO, SUGAR TITS.

>> DON'T TALK TO ME LIKE THAT IN

FRONT OF PEOPLE.

>> HERE WE GO AGAIN WITH THE

ATTITUDE.

THIS IS A [BLEEP] NIGHTMARE.

>> John: CONGRATULATIONS YOU

TWO.

DECISION IN FULL.

THANK YOU VERY MUCH, GUYS.

WE'RE GOING TO HAVE MUCH, MUCH

MORE COVERAGE TOMORROW ON THESE

LANDMARK GAY MARRIAGE DECISIONS

BUT ONE MORE THING WE HAVE TO

GET THROUGH TONIGHT BECAUSE I

DON'T KNOW IF YOU WATCHED OUR

SHOW LAST NIGHT.

IF YOU DID, BE MISTAKE.

YOU SHOULD NOT HAVE DONE THAT.

WHY?

BECAUSE YOU MISSED SOMETHING

INCREDIBLE HAPPENING IN THE

TEXAS STATE SENATE.

>> IT WAS A LATE AND WILD NIGHT

AT THE TEXAS STATE HOUSE.

A DAY LONG FILIBUSTER ENDING

WITH A CONTROVERSIAL VOTE ON

ABORTION RESTRICTIONS.

>> DEMOCRAT WENDY DAVIS TOOK THE

SENATE FLOOR AT 11:18 IN THE

MORNING.

THE GOAL: FILIBUSTER FOR SOME 13

HOURS UNTIL MIDNIGHT WHEN THE

SPECIAL SESSION OF THE

LEGISLATURE WOULD EXPIRE.

>> John: IT'S JUST LIKE THE PLOT

OF FRANK CAPRA'S CLASSIC MOVIE

"MRS. SMITH WANTS AN ABORTION."

WHAT EXACTLY IS AT STAKE?

>> AT STAKE, A BAN ON ABORTIONS

AFTER 20 WEEKS AND A REQUIREMENT

THAT ALL PROCEDURES BE DONE AT

SURGICAL CENTERS.

THAT WOULD REDUCE THE NUMBER OF

AVAILABLE ABORTION CLINICS IN

THE STATE FROM 47 TO 5.

>> John: HOLD ON.

IS FIVE ABORTION CLINICS IN

269,000 SQUARE MILES REALLY SO

BAD?

THINK ABOUT IT.

TEXAS WILL STILL HAVE THREE MORE

ABORTION CLINKS THAN IT HAS SIX

FLAGS AMUSEMENT PARKS.

LET'S BE FAIR.

WHEN WE'RE TALKING ABOUT MATH.

IF SENATOR DAVIS CAN TALK 13

HOURS, TEXAS WOMEN WON'T HAVE TO

DRIVE 13 HOURS TO GET AN

ABORTION.

OKAY.

HOW HARD CAN THAT BE?

>> YOU CAN'T TRADE OFF WITH A

COLLEAGUE TO GET ANY RELIEF.

YOU CANNOT SIT DOWN.

YOU CANNOT EAT.

YOU CANNOT TOUCH THE PODIUM OR

THE DESK.

YOU CANNOT LEAVE EVEN FOR A

SECOND FOR ANY REASON INCLUDING

HAVING TO GO TO THE BATHROOM.

YOU HAVE TO STAY ON THE TOPIC OF

THE BILL YOU ARE FILIBUSTERING.

>> John: OF COURSE -- AND THIS

IS IMPORTANT -- THERE IS NO SEX

IN THE CHAMPAGNE ROOM.

THIS IS THE SENATE WE'RE TALKING

ABOUT.

AT LEAST THOUGH TEXAS ACTUALLY

MAKES YOU FILIBUSTER DURING A

FILIBUSTER, UNLIKE WASHINGTON

WHERE THE RULE IS BASICALLY, I'M

GOING TO FILIBUSTER AND THEN

I'LL GET A PEDESTRIAN CURE AND

IT STILL COUNTS.

PHILADELPHIA BUSTERRERS MAKE ME

TIRED.

... FILIBUSTERS MAKE ME TIRED.

OKAY.

SENATOR DAVIS, COUNTDOWN CLOCK

IS SET TO 13 HOURS.

TALK THE TALK.

>> AT TIMES SHE WAS PASSIONATE.

ND WHAT IS SO DISTURBING IS

THAT WE DON'T SEEM TO CARE.

>> OTHER TIMES DEFIANT.

I'M NOT YIELDING FOR ANY

QUESTIONS AT THIS POINT.

>> SENATOR DOES NOT YIELD.

HE REMAINS STANDING IN HER

PINK SNEAKERS FOR NEARLY 11

HOURS STRAIGHT.

>> John: BRAVO.

BRAVO.

[ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ]

THAT RIGHT THERE IS THE KIND OF

ATHLETIC FEET THAT WILL

DEFINITELY GET YOU A PRODUCT

ENDORSEMENT DEAL AT THE VERY

LEAST.

FILIBUSTERS.

FOR WHEN YOU JUST HAVE TO STAND

THERE.

STAND THERE.

AND DO NOTHING ELSE.

THE OPPONENTS WERE EQUALLY

DETERMINED TO ABORT HER

FILIBUSTER BEFORE IT REACHED ITS

FULL 13-HOUR TERM.

>> STRIKE ONE WAS DAVIS' MENTION

OF PLANNED PARENTHOOD WHICH

REPUBLICANS SAID WAS OFF TOPIC.

STRIKE 2 CAME WHEN A COLLEAGUE

OFFERED DAVIS A BACK BRACE.

AND THE FINAL STRIKE CAME WHEN

DAVIS MENTIONED THE STATE'S 2011

SONOGRAM LAW.

AGAIN OFF TOPIC.

>> John: WHAT?

THIS IS A DEBATE ABOUT ABORTION

RESTRICTIONS.

HOW ARE PLANNED PRNTHOOD AND

FORCED SONOGRAMS OFF TOPIC?

THAT'S LIKE SAYING TALK TO ME

ABOUT WHITE CASTLE BUT DON'T

MENTION DIARRHEA.

THOSE ARE TWO DIFFERENT THINGS.

ULTIMATELY THAT JOKE LANDED HARD

WITH PEOPLE HERE.

ULTIMATELY DAVIS AND HER ALLIES

PUSHED THE DEBATE PAST THE

MIDNIGHT DEADLINE AND THE

ABORTION BILL DIED.

BUT THEN REPUBLICANS TRIED ONE

OF THE SHADIEST MOVES OF ALL

TIME.

>> FOR A WHILE THIS MORNING, IT

APPEARED AS THE STATE SENATORS

HAD INDEED VOTED TO PASS THE

BILL.

BUT JUST A FEW HOURS ALLEGE THE

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR OF TEXAS

ACKNOWLEDGED COMPUTER RECORDS

HAD BEEN CHANGED TO MAKE IT LOOK

LIKE REPUBLICANS VOTED THE BILL

THROUGH IN TIME WHEN, IN FACT,

THEY HAD NOT.

>> John: LOOK, LOOK, TEXAS.

YOU TRIEDED EVERYTHING YOU

COULD.

NOT EVEN AN ILLEGAL POST

MORTGAGE EM VOTE COULD REVIVE

THIS DEAD BILL.

BUT LOOK, LET'S NOT CONDEMN THE

TEXAS SENATE MAJORITY.

THEY'RE JUST BEING CONSISTENT.

THEY SIMPLY BELIEVE THAT IF LATE

ONE NIGHT WHEN YOU'RE SWEPT AWAY

BY YOUR EMOTIONS YOU MAKE A

STUPID MISTAKE, YOU SHOULD

ALWAYS HAVE A CHANCE TO FIX IT

LATER AND NOT HAVE TO LIVE WITH

THE CONSEQUENCES.

>> John: WELCOME BACK.

NOW, BEFORE THE BREAK, WE WERE

DISCUSSING STATE SENATOR WENDY

DAVIS' EPIC FILIBUSTER.

WHERE SHE STOOD FOR OVER 11

HOURS IN TEXAS AND SOMEHOW DID

NOT WIN A BRAND NEW PICK-UP

TRUCK.

FOR MORE ON THIS, WE ARE JOINED

BY OUR SENIOR WOMEN'S ISSUES

CORRESPONDENT KRISTIN SHELL.

KRISTIN.

[ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ]

KRISTIN, A RIVETTING, RIVETTING

NIGHT IN TEXAS, WAS IT NOT.

>> IT IS NOT OVER.

WE'RE KEEPING THIS GOING ALL

NIGHT.

I'M IN MY WINDY SUIT.

I HAVE MY PINK SHOES.

I BROUGHT MY PORTABLE BATHROBE.

I EVEN GAVE MYSELF THIS TATTOO

TO CELEBRATE.

I STAND WITH WENDY.

CAN YOU READ THAT.

>> John: THAT IS HORRIBLE.

IT'S ALSO UPSIDEDOWN.

>> IT READS RIGHT TO ME.

John: WENDY REALLY GOT TO

YOU.

>> MAN, I'VE NEVER FELT SO

ALIVE.

WOMEN ARE IN THE NEWS.

NO ONE CAN STOP THIS [BLEEP]

WAGON.

[BLEEP].

>> John: SIT DOWN, KRISTIN.

NOT UNTIL WENDY DOES.

John: SHE'S PROBABLY SLEEPING

RIGHT NOW.

>> FOR ETERNITY.

John: I DON'T THINK YOU JUST

SAID WHAT YOU MEANT.

>> THE POINT IS THIS HAS BEEN AN

EXCITING WEEK NOT JUST FOR THE

GREAT WENDY DAVIS BUT FOR THE

EVEN GREATER TEXAS LADY JODY

LOVENBERG.

>> John: WHO IS SHE?

A STATE REPRESENTATIVE WITH A

FANTASTIC IDEA FOR PREVENTING

PREGNANCIES FOR RAPE AND INCEST.

>> WE HAVE HOSPITAL EMERGENCY

ROOMS.

WE HAVE FUNDED WHAT'S CALLED

(INAUDIBLE) THAT WILL HELP A

WOMAN.

>> I THOUGHT THEY WERE SUPPOSED

TO BE LOCKED AWAY AND FORGOTTEN

ABOUT.

YOU GO, COW GIRL.

IF YOU HAD TOLD ME THE GENDER

REVOLUTION WAS GOING TO START IN

TEXAS, I WOULD HAVE SAID Y'ALL

BEST BE JOKING.

NOW GET OUT OF HERE WITH YOUR

SALSA.

>> John: THAT IS HOW THEY TALK.

I MEAN, YOU'RE EQUATING THAT

WOMAN AND WENDY DAVIS.

>> OH, NO.

OF COURSE NOT.

I MEAN WHAT SHE DID IS MUCH MORE

IMPRESSIVE.

WENDY DAVIS STOOD UP FOR A

WOMAN'S RIGHT BUT THE OTHER

WOMAN STOOD UP FOR A WOMAN'S

RIGHT TO MIX UP ABOUT HOW A

WOMAN'S BODY WORKS.

THAT'S USUALLY A MAN'S JOB.

THAT IS THE FINAL GLASS CEILING

WE HAD TO BREAK.

IT HAPPENED IN THE U.S. HOUSE

LAST WEEK.

WATCH.

>> THE HOUSE HAS PASSEDDED A

SWEEPING ANTIABORTION BILL.

>> THE REPUBLICANS DID TAKE ONE

P.R. MOVE OF TRYING TO SHINE

THIS THING UP.

THEY FOUND A REPUBLICAN WOMAN TO

TAKE THE REINS OF THE BILL,

CONGRESSMAN MARCIA BLACKBURN

INSTEAD OF FRANKS.

>> (SINGING) OH, MAN.

MARTHA BLACKBURN IS A ROLE

MODEL.

LADIES I'M TAKING CONTROL OF MY

BODY AND ALSO YOURS.

HAVING WOMEN IS GOOD FOR THE

WHOLE COUNTRY.

>> John: HOW?

THINK OF HOW MUCH MONEY

YOU'LL SAVE BY PAYING US LESS.

>> John: THAT'S ACTUALLY A VERY

GOOD POINT.

>> IT'S HAPPENING SO FAST.

I'M SORRY.

I JUST HAVE TO FILIBUSTER MORE.

YOU GUY DON'T HAVE ANY DIAPERS

AROUND HERE, DO YOU.

>> John: WE DON'T HAVE TIME FOR

THIS.

>> I DON'T NEED THEM.

AND WE HAVE ALL THE TIME.

I HAVE A DREAM.

>> John: I DON'T THINK THIS IS A

GOOD IDEA.

>> I HAVE A DREAM THAT A WOMAN

WILL NOT BE JUDGED ON THE COLOR

OF HER BRA BUT ON THE CONTENT OF

HER WOMB.

I HAVE A DREAM.

THAT ONE DAY A WOMAN WILL

CONTINUE TO MAKE 70% OF WHAT A

MAN MAKES BUT ONLY BECAUSE HER

FEMALE BOSS TREAT CHEATED HER

OUT OF IT.

ONE DAY WE SHALL HAVE A WOMAN

PRESIDENT WITH AN ALL MALE

CABINET.

AND ONE DAY A NATION OF WOMEN

WILL RISE UP AND LIVE OUT THE

TRUE MEANING OF ITS CREED.

>> John: START TO COMMERCIAL.

[ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ]

[ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ]

>> John: WELCOME BACK.

MY GUEST TONIGHT IS DOCUMENTARY

FILM MAKER.

HIS NEW DOCUMENTARY IS HBO'S

GASLANDS PART 2.

>> THIS IS THE WELL.

HERE YOU GO.

SO THIS IS GOING TO MAKE IT THIS

TIME.

>> I'LL WALK AWAY FROM IT.

WHAT DO YOU?

WHAT DO YOU?

>> AGAIN, WE DON'T KNOW.

WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO?

ELL, WELL, WELL, WHO IS

GOING TO BUY IT?

YOU KNOW WHAT?

WELL, WHAT I'LL PROBABLY DO IS

SELL THIS AND HAVE THE GAS

COMPANY SUE ME FOR SELLING THEIR

GAS.

>> John: PLEASE WELCOME BACK TO

THE SHOW JOSH FOX.

IT'S SEQUEL TIME.

IN GASLAND ONE WE LEARN ABOUT

THE DANGERS OF FRACKING AND YOU

INTRODUCE US TO THE CONCEPT OF

FLAMMABLE WATER.

IN GASLAND 2, IT TURNS OUT

EVERYTHING IS FINE NOW.

RIGHT?

>> NO, IT DOESN'T GET BETTER.

THIS FILM, YOU KNOW, I WANTED TO

FIND OUT IF WHAT WE'RE SEEING

ALL ACROSS AMERICA ARE PEOPLE

BEING ABLE TO LIGHT THEIR WATER

ON FIRE IN THE FACE OF THE

HUGEST DOMESTIC GASP DRILLING

CAMPAIGN IN HISTORY.

WHY HASN'T THE GOVERNMENT DONE

ANYTHING ABOUT IT?

WHY HAVE OUR REGULATORY AGENCIES

FAILED TO PROTECT AMERICANS?

SO THIS FILM WAS AN

INVESTIGATION INTO THE

GOVERNMENT.

WHAT YOU SAW THERE WAS A FAMILY

IN TEXAS, ONE OF MANY MANY

FAMILIAR FILM THAT CAN LIGHT

THEIR WATER ON FIRE.

THERE WATER WELL HAS SO MUCH GAS

VENTING OFF THE HEAD SPACE OF

THAT WATER WELL THAT THAT

HAPPENS EVERY SINGLE TIME.

>> John: I MEAN THAT IS THE

GIMMICK.

THAT IS KIND OF THE MOST

PLEASANT PART OF CONSEQUENCES.

AT LEAST IT'S SOMETHING THAT IS

A TOY REALLY MORE SIGNIFICANT

THING IS, OH, I DON'T KNOW

POISONED WATER.

>> RIGHT.

NATURAL GAS INDUSTRY HAS COME IN

AND LITERALLY TAKEN AWAY THE

REGULATORY AGENCIES FROM THE

PEOPLE, HAS ADVISED EVEN THE

PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES

TO GO ON THE SIDE OF MORE AND

MORE FRACKING.

WHAT WE'RE TALKING ABOUT IS ONE

TO TWO MILLION NEW GAS WELLS IN

THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

THAT'S THE PLAN.

HOW IS IT THAT IF SO MANY PEOPLE

ARE COMING FORWARD, WE HAVE A

THOUSAND FAMILIES IN

PENNSYLVANIA ALONE PETITIONING

THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL

PROTECTION ABOUT WATER

CONTAMINATION AFTER THEY'VE

DRILLED 6,000 WELLS IN THE MAR

CELL US SHELL IN PENNSYLVANIA.

HOW IS THIS A STAPLE OF OUR

CLIMATE POLICY?

THIS IS THE QUESTION OF THIS

FILM.

ANSWER IS THERE.

WE SEE THAT THE GAS... IT HAS

WAYS OF INFLUENCING EVERY LEVEL

OF GOVERNMENT.

>> John: NOW THE COUNTERPOINT

COMES IN YOUR MOVIE FROM THE GAS

COMPANY'S MASCOT THE FRIENDLY

FRACK-A-SAURUS.

I DON'T KNOW WHO YOU'RE ASKING

ME TO BELIEVE BUT HE IS, NO

OFFENSE, A LOT CUTER THAN YOU.

>> HE'S ALSO DRILLING INTO HIS

OWN ANCESTORS' REMAINS.

>> John: THAT'S NOT THE FRIENDLY

PART.

YOU SEE,.

>> WHAT WE'RE SEEING IN THE

NATURAL GAS INDUSTRY DO IS WE'RE

FRIENDLY.

WE BURN CLEANER THAN COAL.

IT TURNS OUT THIS IS NOT TRUE AT

ALL.

ACTUALLY THAT PART IS TRUE.

IT'S LIKE THE WITCHES IN

MACBETH.

YOU'RE GOING TO THE KING.

THEY LEAVE OUT THE PART ABOUT

HOW YOU'RE GOING TO HAVE TO KILL

ALL YOUR FRIENDS.

YOUR WIFE WILL COMMIT SUICIDE

AND YOU'LL BE DEAD IN THREE

DAYS.

THEY LEAVE THAT PART OUT.

WITH THIS THEY SAY WE BURN

CLEANER COAL.

THAT'S TRUE.

50% CLEANER BUT METHANE IS 105

TIMES, NATURAL GAS, 105 TIMES

MORE POTENT IN THE ATMOSPHERE

THAN CARBON DIOXIDE.

THEY'RE LEAKING HUGE CLOUDS OF

METHANE OFF THESE WELL SITES,

LEAKING INTO THE DISTRIBUTION

SYSTEM.

ANY MORE THAN ONE PERCENT

LEAKAGE MEANS THAT NATURAL GAS

DEVELOPMENT IS WORSE THAN COAL

FOR CLIMATE.

WHAT WE'RE SEEING HERE YESTERDAY

IS THAT THE PRESIDENT, WE KNOW

HE'S MET WITH THE NATURAL GAS

INDUSTRY MANY MANY TIMES.

WE'RE ASKING WILL HE PLEASE MEET

WITH THE FAMILIES IN THIS FILM.

WILL HE PLEASE MEET WITH THE

SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS WHO ARE

COMING FORWARD SAYING LOOK THE

ENGINEERING OF THESE WELLS IS

FATALLY FLAWED.

WE KNOW THEY'RE GOING TO

CONTAMINATE AQUA FERS.

NO WAY TO FIX THEM.

METHANE LEAKING IS UNFIXABLE AT

THE LEVEL WE'RE SEEING IT.

THAT MEANS THAT IT'S WORSE THAN

COAL.

WE WOULD LIKE THE PRESIDENT TO

MEET WITH THESE SCIENTISTS AND

MEET WITH THESE FAMILIES IN THE

FILM.

>> John: DO THOSE FAMILIES HAVE

MILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN CAMPAIGN

MONEY?

>> NO.

John: THAT MIGHT BE YOUR

PROBLEM THEN.

>> YEAH, YEAH, THEY DON'T.

THAT'S PART OF THE ISSUE.

YOU KNOW, IT'S ONLY A PIECE OF

THE ISSUE THOUGH.

INFLUENCE DOESN'T JUST HAPPEN

THROUGH THE MONEY BUT THE MONEY

IS IS THERE.

$747 MILLION SPENT IN CONGRESS

TO GET AN EXEMPTION TO THE SAFE

DRINKING WATER ACT.

THAT'S THREE QUARTERS OF A

BILLION DOLLARS.

VERY, VERY HARD TO COMPETE ON

THAT LEVEL.

BUT WHAT WE'RE SEEING ACROSS THE

BOARD IN NEW YORK STATE THE

PEOPLE OF THIS STATE CAMPAIGNED,

THEY HAD 204,000 PUBLIC COMMENTS

TO THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT

STUDY IN NEW YORK STATE.

MORE PEOPLE THAN VOTED FOR

ANDREW CUOMO IN HIS HOME AREA OF

QUEENS.

THERE IS NO GAS DRILLING IN NEW

YORK STATE.

[ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ]

RIGHT NOW... THANK YOU.

WE ALSO KNOW THIS PENNSYLVANIA

TWO-THIRDS OF PEOPLE IN

PENNSYLVANIA SUPPORT A

MORATORIUM ACROSS PENNSYLVANIA.

IT IS NOW THE OFFICIAL POSITION

OF DEMOCRATIC PARTY IN

PENNSYLVANIA TO SUPPORT A

MORATORIUM.

>> John: DO YOU HAVE TIME TO GO

TO THE WEB.

THIS IS A BIGGER DISCUSSION THAN

WE CAN HAVE IN 4.5 MINUTES.

>> THE FILM IS ON HBO JULY 8.

John: GASLAND PART 2.

JOSH FOX, LADIES AND GENTLEMEN.

Captioning sponsored by

COMEDY CENTRAL

Captioned by

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>> John: THAT'S OUR SHOW.

JOIN US TOMORROW NIGHT AT 11:00.

HERE IT IS YOUR MOMENT OF ZEN.

>> THE SUPREME COURT NOW

PRONOUNCES YOU MAN AND MAN, WIFE

AND WIFE OR MAN AND WIFE.

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