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John Oliver on the estate tax
John Oliver's new show on HBO is what some of us have always wanted the Daily Show to be. Oliver doesn't self-censor, he doesn't do pandering interviews and he does really, really in-depth segments. He did one recently on inequality. <bq author="John Oliver" source="HBO's Last Week Tonight" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LfgSEwjAeno#t=480">The federal estate tax does not apply to 99.4% of all farm estates. It also doesn't apply to 99.86% of <i>anyone's</i> estate. Basically, if you are not comfortable calling your pile of shit an "estate", the estate tax probably doesn't fucking apply to you.</bq> Watch the whole segment below. <media source="YouTube" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LfgSEwjAeno" src="https://www.youtube.com/v/LfgSEwjAeno" caption="Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Wealth Gap (HBO)" author="John Oliver" width="560px" height="315px">