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MAJOR UPDATE: The Daily Banter Is Closing Down And Moving Exclusively To Email

In July of last year, I drafted an article announcing the end of The Daily Banter. In January of 2018, we saw a severe decline in referral traffic from Facebook. Having dealt with Facebook algorithm changes for many years, we didn’t think too much of it and continued as if it were a usual …Continue […]

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Watch Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Rips Apart Dark Money In Politics In 5 Astonishing Minutes

In an astonishing performance that calculated to have maximum impact in today’s social media age, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez dismantled America’s corrupt political system in 5 minutes flat.  Speaking at an Oversight Committee hearing on H.R. 1, the Democrats’ ethics bill, Rep. Ocasio-Cortez …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Eddie Haskell’s State Of The Union Was An Infuriating Study In Gaslighting

For those of you too young to remember, Eddie Haskell was a character on the old Leave It To Beaver show. He was an adolescent pal of Wally, Beaver’s older brother, and he was an unapologetic dick who routinely bullied “The Beav.” But when Wally’s and Beaver’s parents were home, Eddie would snap …Continue reading […]

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Let Them Eat Fake

Righteous, fuming, long bottled up anger when finally released does not have an attractive history. Just look at the Union Army’s burning of Atlanta, Mussolini’s fate at the hands of a raging Italian crowd, the shaved heads of French women who consorted with the Nazis, Saddam Hussein hanging …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump Described By U.S. Intelligence Officials As Willfully Ignorant

By now it’s an undeniable fact that Donald Trump’s most reliable advisers are Steve Doocy, Brian Kilmeade, Lou Dobbs, and Sean Hannity. Maybe toss Laura Ingraham and Jeanine Pirro into that basket as well. For quite some time, we’ve all hypothesized that Trump gets his twisted ideas from two main …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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We Now Have Proof Trump’s Family Separation Policy Was Meant To “Traumatize” Children

Lost in the fire-hose of news from the Trump shutdown and its humiliating ending for Republicans was a report about the deliberate nature of the disaster at the border: Following reports on Thursday that federal officials forcibly separated thousands more migrant children from their families than …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Are Steve Schmidt And Howard Schultz Helping Trump Get Re-elected? Maybe, Maybe Not.

Many of you know about a concept I’ve been pushing here and on social media. I’ve colloquially nicknamed it the “Coalition of Normals,” a proposed alliance of Democrats and “Never Trump” Republicans tasked with mutually repairing the myriad damage from the Trump Crisis to make sure another Trump or …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Kellyanne Conway: Cory Booker ‘Sexist’ Because He Is Running For President

It is fairly self evident that if you work for someone who was caught on tape bragging about grabbing women by their genitals, you lose your moral authority when it comes to calling out sexism. This was apparently lost on Kellyanne Conway, who went on Fox & Friends to imply that Cory …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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Republicans Abandon Immigration For Abortion (For Now)

After getting their asses kicked in an election, most political parties take stock and modify their message to appeal to a broader range of the electorate. And that’s sort of what the GOP is doing right now. Instead of whipping up white nationalist hysteria over a nonexistent immigration “crisis,” …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Panicked Republicans Smear VA Gov. Ralph Northam As A Baby Killer

Republicans are desperate. Trump is as unpopular as he’s ever been, he just surrendered unconditionally to Nancy Pelosi after a disastrous and unnecessary 35 day government shutdown of his own creation, and he’s threatening to do again but this time with the promise of crashing the world’s economy …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: Mitch McConnell Doesn’t Want You To Vote

An epidemic is plaguing the Republican Party these days. For some reason, perhaps it’s their consciences or perhaps it’s the pressure of backstopping an incompetent nincompoop in the White House, who knows, it could be anything. Whatever the root cause, it appears as if the Republicans can’t stop …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Support We Received During Trump’s Shutdown Was Humbling

Over the five weeks of Trump’s idiotic shutdown over a wall he will never build, my wife and I discovered just how much support we had from our friends and family. It was a humbling experience and one we were not expecting.   To continue reading this article, please go to our digital …Continue reading Continue […]

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Remember When Rush Limbaugh Declared The Polar Vortex A Liberal “Hoax?”

The right has made a denying climate change a centerpiece of what passes for their ideology for years. But few of them have made themselves look quite as stupid as Rush Limbaugh. The Midwest is about to be slammed with some of the coldest weather on record and people are going to die. With …Continue […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Real Reason Why Conservatives Are Petrified Of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

The emergence of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as a major player in the American political scene has been astonishing to watch. The 29 year old Latina from the Bronx is not only a fearless progressive, but captivatingly self assured and incredibly well informed. This potent mix has unnerved the …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Dear Howard Schultz And Other Bored Billionaires, Please Go Away

Not content to destroy good coffee and wreck thousands of small businesses around the world, Star Bucks founder and billionaire “visionary” Howard Schultz now wants to give America another four years of Donald Trump. Schultz has waded into American politics with the grace of a 400lb ballerina, …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: Roger Stone Has Been Arrested, Now Congress Needs To Impeach Before It Is Too Late

With the arrest of Stone, the evidence for Trump’s collusion with Russia is also now so overwhelming that if action isn’t taken to impeach the president, American democracy and the rule of law may be at risk of collapsing… To continue reading this article, please go here. Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump Surrenders To Pelosi On SOTU But For How Long?

When my wife told me this morning that Trump caved to Nancy Pelosi over the State of the Union address and wouldn’t be giving it until after his shutdown was over, my first reaction was, “Naaaaah…that can’t be right.” Trump  would never back down over something that public, especially to a, …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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