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Understanding the Toxic Waste Dump That is the Senate Healthcare Bill

David France’s extraordinary documentary (and book) How to Survive a Plague chronicles the history of ACT UP, the group of HIV+/AIDS-infected gay men who fought to make drugs more affordable to those suffering from a condition the government laughed off as a “gay plague.” In order to spread their …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump Celebrates Supreme Court Decision That Wasn’t Actually a Decision

Whenever Donald Trump says something about the functioning of our government, it is invariably wrong. Pundits have suggested two ways to look at that. One, it could be that he is “working the room,” spinning each story as he presents it to his fans so that he appears in the most favorable light …Continue reading […]

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In the Search for ‘Trump Tapes,’ the President’s Handheld Devices Must Be Subpoenaed

Before we move along to the next frantic episode of wildly damaging maneuvers by Donald Trump and his masked henchmen, I’d like to circle back to the “tapes” matter. Yes, that again. Frankly, I’m not sure why we’re all acting as if Trump’s tweet about not having any tapes is the final word. In case […]

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Jill Stein Doesn’t Care About Republicans Stealing Your Healthcare

Take a few minutes to look over Jill Stein’s Facebook wall and Twitter feed. If this was your primary source of information, you would literally have no idea that Republicans are on the brink of taking healthcare away from 24 million Americans to pay for a one Trillion dollar tax cut for the rich. …Continue […]

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A Crash Course in Humanity

My epiphany wasn’t the baseball practice shooting in Alexandria, Virginia. Two weeks ago I had an epiphany of my own.When you have to brake that fast on the Garden State Parkway during evening rush hour, you know it’s not going to be good. My Subaru Impreza missed hitting the four-door sedan in …Continue reading Continue […]

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Cringeworthy Fox News Interview With Trump Was an Embarrassment to Journalism

For American journalists, interviewing the President of the United States is a big deal. Or at least it should be if you believe your job is to hold officials accountable. It’s a rare opportunity to sit down one on one with the leader of the most powerful country in the world. Everything of course …Continue […]

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Richard Spencer’s White Nationalist Rally at the Lincoln Memorial was Painfully Lame

Apparently Richard Spencer, leader of the white nationalist alt-right, just doesn’t pull the crowds he used to. Headlining a laughably misnamed “freedom of speech” rally where white nationalists wore their victimhood on their sleeve, Spencer preened for several news crews before giving a short …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Mike Pence Sums up Trumpcare Perfectly: “No Money, No Healthcare”

If you wanted to summarize the Trump Administration’s priorities when it comes to repealing Obamacare getting their bastardized health care plan passed, Vice President Mike Pence did just that on his Twitter page. In what looks like an attempt to reassure the hardliners, Pence stated that Trumpcare …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The Real Human Impact of the Senate GOP’s Trumpcare Disaster

As you likely know by now the Senate version of Trumpcare, authored entirely in secret by a cabal of white male Republicans and rolled out just days before the vote, contains breathtakingly massive cuts to Medicaid, the very popular health insurance program for low-income Americans. Not only …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The 7 Most Dangerous Republicans Right Now

While pretty much every Republican currently in office is awful, there are seven that stand out from the rest of the crowd. They exemplify everything that’s wrong with the modern right wing and deserve a round of applause for their extraordinary effort to destroy everything good about America with …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Shooting Victim Steve Scalise Would Go Bankrupt With Republican Health Care Plan

If you think that the Republican health care bill proposed in the Senate only affects poor people and minorities, you would be completely wrong. The New Republic’s Brian Beutler makes a powerful point about just how important the Affordable Care Act has been for everyday Americans by pointing out …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Obama’s Blistering Post on Republican Health Care Bill Must Be Read by Every American

The only way to stop the GOP from wrecking health care in America is to get as much information out about their ludicrous plan as possible, and then act on it by demanding your congressman or woman doesn’t vote for it.  Yesterday, President Obama weighed in on the bill proposed by Republicans …Continue reading Continue […]

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Elizabeth Warren Eviscerates GOP Health Care Bill: “Blood Money Paid With American Lives”

Elizabeth Warren took to social with a video yesterday to lay waste to the Republican health care bill proposed by the Senate yesterday — a bill negotiated almost completely in secret for several weeks. Warren labeled the bill “blood money” that pays for tax cuts to the rich “with American …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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In North Carolina, Rape Isn’t Rape and Republicans Like it That Way

Sometimes it helps to take a break from Trump Trump Trump all the time and remind ourselves just how rancid conservative ideology truly is:North Carolina is the one state where the law explicitly says you cannot revoke consent once it’s given. A bill that would remove this “unacceptable loophole” …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Banter M Issue 80: The Banter is Being Sued by a Rogue Australian Astrologer

In this issue of Banter M:The Banter is Being Sued by a Rogue Australian Astrologer (Pt 1) – Yes, you read that right. The Daily Banter is being sued by a “rogue” Australian astrologer/blogger. Get the inside scoop from Ben Cohen on what has to be the craziest story we’ve ever published. My …Continue reading […]

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“I Don’t Want You to Get Shooted”. Terror Through the Eyes of a Child.

Americans have now seen many young black men die on camera at the hands of the police. Thanks to body cams, dash cams, and primarily bystanders with cell phones, these gruesome events have been made public, showing us the speed with which officers have reacted and chosen to use deadly force. Videos …Continue reading Continue […]

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Trumpsters Orgasmic Over Promised “New Law” That Was Passed 21 Years Ago

Donald Trump sucks at actually being president, but he simply loves running for president. And so on June 21 his never-ending campaign made its latest stop in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.”We’re not even campaigning and look at this crowd,” he remarked to the collection of America’s poorly educated who had …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Mitch McConnell’s Sh*tty “Healthcare” Abomination is a Massive Tax Cut for the Rich and That’s the Entire Point

As Mitch McConnell allows us filthy peasants to finally see the healthcare bill he’s been crafting in secret, we’re finding that instead of making the already cruel and sadistic House bill “better”, he’s made it worse. With deeper cuts to Medicaid, McConnell is counting on the cosmetic …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Donald Trump is Now Blaming President Obama For Russia Hacks

Proving yet again that he is manifestly unfit to be the Commander in Chief, Donald Trump is now blaming President Obama for Russia hacking the 2016 election, and also calling it a Democratic “scam”. He tweeted out the following salvo in response to the latest revelations from the ongoing …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Donald Trump is Now a Failed President

There is no other way of getting around this: Donald Trump is officially a failed president. He is so far removed from fulfilling his obligations as the Commander in Chief that there can be no other way of describing him, or his presidency. The failures are so extreme, so blatant, and so …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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