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MEMBERS ONLY: The Unfortunate Bernie Sanders Paradox

Yesterday, Bernie Sanders announced his bid to seek a third term in the Senate this fall. The move has provoked more speculation about his potential run in 2020, and filled many on the left with a sense of hope or dread about the future of liberal politics in America. If Sanders decides to …Continue reading Continue […]

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Remembering Dick Goodwin, Gone Today at 86

Every 80 years or so, there’s a new generation that defines the best of what America can be. The first came with the American Revolution and the Founding Fathers; the second with the former slaves and anti-slavery activists who fought the Civil War; and the third came with “the greatest generation” …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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Meet The ’13 Angry Democrats’ Running The Mueller Investigation (Spoiler: They Don’t Exist)

Not that facts matter anymore, but in the off chance there are some Red Hats stopping by today, it’s time to bring some truth in response to Donald Trump’s ongoing lies about the alleged political motives of Robert Mueller’s team. For several months now, Trump has been hurling tantrums about how …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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I Also Hate Trump But Calling Him A North Korean “Appeaser” Is Stupid

Like most on the left, I fully expect Trump’s negotiations with North Korea to spectacularly implode. Like most on the left, I also dread the prospect that this implosion will push the already unstable Trump to retaliate against his fellow ridiculous dictator Kim Jong Un by lobbing a few missiles …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Blistering Report Finds Bernie Sanders’ “Our Revolution” An Internal Mess

After losing the Democratic nomination in 2016, Bernie Sanders started Our Revolution, an organization devoted to grassroots organizing and raising the profiles of progressive candidates. However, today’s POLITICO article by Edward-Isaac Dovere paints a bleak picture of an organization that may …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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How To Stop American Ignorance

by Kate Harveston The great tragedy of any society that chooses capitalism over cooperation is that many of its citizens will grow up totally, or mostly, unconcerned with the world beyond their own heads. Untold generations fetishized competition and rivalry — now we’re reaping the consequences. …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Giuliani Says Mueller Probe Will End In September, But Don’t Believe A Word He Says

America’s worst lawyer is continuing his media blitz and making grand claims about president Trump’s legal woes without a shred of verifiable evidence. This past weekend, Rudy Giuliani told the New York Times that the Mueller probe would be wrapping up in September because there was no …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The Solution To The Gun Crisis Is Also The Solution To The Opioid Crisis

The dark ride around the ceaseless Möbius strip of gun massacres, debate, ignorance, inaction and more gun massacres rolls on.  Ten people — nine students and a teacher are dead — after a student armed with several weapons including an AR-15, the weapon of choice for mass shooters …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Republican Congressional Candidate Kicks Trans Woman Out of Denny’s Bathroom

This week, long shot Republican congressional candidate Jazmina Saavedra broadcast a Facebook live video from a Denny’s in the Koreatown neighborhood of Los Angeles, where she stalked a trans woman into the ladies’ room and harassed her until she left. Saavedra, a Trump supporter who is running to …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Republicans Are Giving Welfare To “Deserving” White People While Stripping It From “Lazy” Black Communities

Republicans are reaching a new pinnacle of institutional racism by making sure white people get the government help they need while cutting black people off. It’s like a return to the good ol’ days because once upon a time, white conservatives loved welfare. They loved the idea of the government …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Bill Gates Reveals There Are No Limits To Trump’s Stupidity After Meeting Him

At a recent Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation meeting, the philanthropist billionaire revealed a disturbing interaction with Donald Trump that indicated above all else the he is truly, truly stupid. Not only that, Gates’ meeting with Trump also left the Microsoft founder with the distinct …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Coming War For Control Of The Prosecutor’s Office

The Banter Long Read: There’s a quiet revolution happening in America’s courtrooms that promises to radically change how brown skin is treated by our extremely racist criminal justice system. It’s a small revolution but it’s growing and once it gets large enough to threaten the status quo, the …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Rudy Giuliani Has Now Confessed That Trump Tried To Collude With Russia

You should now be able to count on one hand how many weeks (or days) Rudy Giuliani has left acting as Trump’s lawyer. The former New York Mayor went on Fox News last night and confessed that his client did in fact seek to collude with Russia in the 2016 campaign, but it was OK […]

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Trump Voters Are Whining They Want “Respect” Because They’re Terrified Of The Blue Wave

The cold wind of fear is gripping Trump country and it’s pretty damn funny. Paul Waldman writes: In the endless search for the magic key that Democrats can use to unlock the hearts of white people who vote Republican, the hot new candidate is “respect.” If only they cast off their snooty liberal …Continue reading […]

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The Right Is Freaking Out Over The “Crossfire Hurricane” Story

We’re in the middle of another right wing meltdown over the latest revelation that the FBI was investigating Trump’s treasonous collusion with Russia by the summer of 2016, well before they had even heard of the Steele Dossier. After a drunken George Papadopoulos blabbed to the Australian …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: Who Could’ve Predicted Trump’s North Korea Summit Would Fall Apart?

Days like these, I often stare at my blank computer screen, unable to zero-in on a topic to cover. Clearly there are way too many tantalizing bombshells bursting forth from the ongoing fire-hose of news. As a political writer, I’ll never complain about an overly abundant news cycle — as long as …Continue reading Continue […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Sad Spectacle Of The “Intellectual Dark Web”

As much as I agree with much of the criticisms leveled at social justice warriors and the gender pronoun obsessed left, the self-anointed brave warriors of the “Intellectual Dark Web” have managed to do the unthinkable and out-snowflake the snowflakes. The group is a collection of mostly rich, …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Tucker Carlson Claims Mueller Investigation Has Provided “Zero Evidence Of Collusion”

In Tucker Carlson’s noble quest to protect Donald Trump and the racist right from marauding liberals taking over America with their gender politics, the Fox News host is doubling down on the parallel universe he inhabits. In a truly extraordinary claim, Carlson stated that thus far, the Mueller …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Tucker Carlson Claims Mueller Investigation Has Provided “Zero Evidence Of Collusion”

In Tucker Carlson’s noble quest to protect Donald Trump and the racist right from marauding liberals taking over America with their gender politics, the Fox News host is doubling down on the parallel universe he inhabits. In a truly extraordinary claim, Carlson stated that thus far, the Mueller …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Tucker Carlson Claims Mueller Investigation Has Provided “Zero Evidence Of Collusion”

In Tucker Carlson’s noble quest to protect Donald Trump and the racist right from marauding liberals taking over America with their gender politics, the Fox News host is doubling down on the parallel universe he inhabits. In a truly extraordinary claim, Carlson stated that thus far, the Mueller …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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