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Insanity: Republican Lawmakers Want to Legalize Running Over Protestors

In an act of what can only be described as terrorism, a neo-Nazi driver plowed his car into peaceful protesters, injuring many and killing 32-year-old activist Heather Heyer in Charlottesville last weekend. 20 year old James Alex Fields Jr. is being charged with 2nd degree …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Watch a Prominent Donald Trump Backer Get Wrecked on Live Television

Ali Velshi and Stephanie Ruhle invited ‘Donald Trump for President’ advisory board member Brad Thomas onto their MSNBC show today and gave the hapless business man one of the most savage dressing downs I’ve ever seen on live television. Thomas appeared to think that he could lie and evade his …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: Putin’s Favorite Congressman, Julian Assange, and a Conspiracy of Fools

The Banter Long Read: A few months ago, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy was caught on tape joking, “There’s two people I think Putin pays: Rohrabacher and Trump.” Although McCarthy apologized for the remarks later on, he wasn’t entirely wrong…. (Word Count: 1592)To continue reading this …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Republicans are Starting to be Labeled “Nazi Lovers”

Republicans, already reeling from Trump’s disastrous presidency, now have a whole new problem to deal with: Avoiding being labeled Nazi sympathizers:New Hampshire Republican Party staffers arrived at work Thursday morning to find their Concord headquarters vandalized.A rock had been thrown through …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: Trump’s Racial Ignorance and the Mythology of the ‘Lost Cause’

(Cover photo by Bob Cesca: The Virginia Monument, Gettysburg, PA.)The Banter Long Read: The violation was known as “vagrancy.” If you were a black man in the South following Reconstruction, and you were unable to show proof of employment on-demand to the police, you could be arrested and delivered …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump Hates Obama So Much, He Had His White House Bike Station Removed

Sometime in the past few months, the Trump White House quietly removed a Bikeshare station that was only available to White House staff:The District’s Department of Transportation confirmed Wednesday that it removed the nine-slot Bikeshare station this week at the Trump administration’s …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump Claims He Didn’t Say Nazis and Anti-Fascists Are Morally Equivalent (He Did)

There’s a familiar pattern to the president’s incessant lying: he says something demonstrably false, gets destroyed by the press and public for lying, then he claims everyone else is lying about whatever it was he said. Over the past few days, Trump has explicitly stated that “both sides” were …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Every Vaguely Decent Person in Trump’s Administration Must Now Resign

Over the past few days, Donald Trump has refused to condemn white supremacists and Nazis, attempted to cover up his initial position, then reverted back to his original take labeling some of the thugs marching in Charlottesville “very fine people” and condemning anti-fascists. The public has been …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump’s Slippery Slope Towards Fascism Just Turned into a Vertical Drop Off a Cliff

On Saturday, Donald Trump sent a message to his white nationalist base by not speaking out against them. On Tuesday, he made sure the world understood exactly what that message was by openly defending  white nationalist terrorism:“You had some very bad people in that group. You also had some …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: Trump’s Department of Justice is Targeting Political Dissidents

The Banter Long Read: What does abuse of power look like? Would we recognize it when the government uses its power to chill political dissent?To continue reading this MEMBERS ONLY article, please go here. Your support directly goes to the writers at the Banter and keeps us 100% independent. …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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After Charlottesville, Trump’s Poll Numbers Are So Bad He is Effectively a Lame Duck President

It seems sad to revel in someone else’s misfortune, but Donald Trump’s disastrous poll numbers is a joyous sign that the majority of Americans are finally coming to terms with the fact that he should not be anywhere near the White House. In the wake of the terrorism in Charlottesville and Trump’s …Continue reading Continue […]

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Trump Unhinged: Some Fascists at Charlottesville Were “Very Fine People”

Just when it seemed like Donald Trump was capable of passing the lowest bar ever, when he finally said “racism is evil” yesterday after three days of refusing to acknowledge that the events in Charlottesville were caused by white nationalist neo-Nazis, he did a press conference today at Trump …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Irony Commits Suicide as Charlottesville Nazis Rage Against the Police

This has to be the single greatest quote from a Nazi since “Ich gebe auf”:“I have never felt like the government or police were against me,” said white nationalist leader Richard Spencer at a small press conference inside his home in Alexandria, Virginia, on Monday afternoon. “There has never been …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Irony Commits Suicide as Charlottesville Nazis Rage Against the Police

This has to be the single greatest quote from a Nazi since “Ich gebe auf”:“I have never felt like the government or police were against me,” said white nationalist leader Richard Spencer at a small press conference inside his home in Alexandria, Virginia, on Monday afternoon. “There has never been …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Charlottesville Happened Because White America Voted For Donald Trump

Tragedy struck Charlottesville, Virginia this past weekend, and once again, hatred is at the center of the conversation in America. White supremacists marched in the middle of the night showing their anger for the impending removal of the Robert E. Lee confederate statue. The following day, they …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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‘Successful Businessman’ Trump Attacks CEOs Who Quit His Manufacturing Council

Donald Trump’s racist base may be more fond of him than ever after his pathetically weak condemnation of the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. But another group that he considers his “people” — CEOs — seem to be becoming more disenchanted with him. And some of them are speaking out, which is …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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Trump’s Latest Attempt to Condemn Nazi Terrorism Falls Flat, Hints at Pardon for Racist Sheriff Joe Arpaio

After two days of near silence, Donald Trump finally and begrudgingly delivered half-hearted remarks on Monday condemning hate groups like the KKK, white supremacists (mispronounced by Trump as “supremists”) and American Nazis in the bloody aftermath of a brutal terrorist attack in Charlottesville …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Let’s All Laugh at Charlottesville Nazi Organizer Running Away From an Angry Crowd

There isn’t a huge amount to be positive about when it comes to the horrible events that transpired over the weekend in Charlottesville Virginia, but this video of ‘Unite the Right’ rally organizer Jason Kessler running for his life is one of them: I am not an advocate of violence, and I …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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In Trump’s America, neo-Nazis are the Real Victims in Charlottesville

This cannot be repeated often enough: The American right wing no longer exists in the same universe as the rest of the world. They have been completely isolated from reality by an all encompassing media bubble that feeds them pure propaganda 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.For …Continue reading […]

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