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Trump Is Still At Large Despite His Confessions

If you follow me on Twitter, you probably caught a series of rather fire-and-brimstone tweets I posted Thursday afternoon. Turns out, an article in Bloomberg set me off this time and here’s why. In it, we learned that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein recently told Donald Trump that he’s …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Blue Wave Update: GOP Senate Hopefuls Go Full Trump In Virginia

Last year, Republicans in Virginia tried to walk a fine line between keeping their distance from Trump while trying to sound like him. The result was a brutal rout despite Virginia being one of the more heavily gerrymandered states in the country. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ralph Northam …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Blue Wave Update: GOP Senate Hopefuls Go Full Trump In Virginia

Last year, Republicans in Virginia tried to walk a fine line between keeping their distance from Trump while trying to sound like him. The result was a brutal rout despite Virginia being one of the more heavily gerrymandered states in the country. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ralph Northam …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: Women Hate Republicans

The Banter Long Read: Republicans have a demographic problem. No, not the one about blacks and Latinos and, no, not the one about Baby Boomers dying off. This is a new one and potentially even more lethal to the long term prospects of the GOP… To continue reading this article, please go …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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The Not-So-Shocking Thing Facebook and Big Pharma Have in Common

by Kate Harveston When they came to light, the Panama and Paradise papers revealed a globe-spanning oligarchy that has laid siege to most of our governments and the entire world’s industrial apparatus. This situation has been the case for a very long time, but at last, there was something tangible …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Rudy Giuliani Is Ending His Horrible, Racist Career By Defending A Horrible, Racist President

Next up in the line of public servants willing to incinerate their careers and personal dignity for the narcissistic madman currently residing in the White House is former mayor of New York and noted racist Rudolph Giuliani. In his infinite wisdom, Giuliani has decided to join Trump’s legal …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Donald Trump is Obsessed with the Russian Pee-Pee Tape

Yesterday, the Associated Press published former FBI director James Comey’s memos from his meetings with President Trump. The memos reveal things we either know or have assumed about Trump: he’s petty, vindictive, obsessed with loyalty, and has an attention span that makes fleas look as …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Reeking Of Privilege, “Brogressives” Are Still Ranting About Hillary And The Democratic Party’s “Fascism”

When you’re safe from the social and economic depredations of Trump and the GOP, you’re free to wallow in privilege and ignorance. Tough luck for everyone else, though, right? It’s been over a year since Donald Trump was sworn in as president. Since then, he has done more to damage to the …Continue reading Continue […]

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Trump’s “Pro-Life” UN Delegation Is So Extreme, Even Iran Thinks They’re Crazy

While we’re focused on the big ticket items like the Mueller probe and Michael Cohen’s impending polonium poisoning, it’s important to keep track of all the other horrible things Trump is doing if for no other reason than to keep conservatives from claiming they were innocent victims of …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump Allies Worried Prosecutors Will Turn Michael Cohen “Into A Canary That Sings”

It is hard to imagine what it must be like to work in the Trump administration or for him in any other capacity. Facing scandals and utter chaos in every direction, the Trump team has been in a perpetual state of crisis for as long as it has existed. In recent times however, the crises […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: The GOP Is Owned By The Russians Now

For some time now, there have been random stories and more than a few rumors about the Republican Party’s links to Russian money and, more importantly, Russia’s attack on our democratic institutions. We generally know the extent of what the head of the party, President David Dennison, has been up …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Barbara Bush Was No Fan Of Donald Trump (Or Sarah Palin)

Regardless of what you might think of the Bush family and their political legacy, Barbara Bush was by all accounts a highly intelligent and decent woman in her personal life.  Furthermore, she was horrified by the emergence of Donald Trump in the 2016 election and spoke out against his …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Democratic Party Is Doing Just Fine

In the year since Donald Trump’s election, former Obama speechwriter Jon Favreau has become an important voice for the Resistance. With his White House colleagues Dan Pfeiffer, Jon Lovett, and Tommy Vietor, he started Crooked Media, which produces the popular podcast Pod Save America. Over the past …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The Saddest Chart In The World: American School Children Afraid Of Getting Shot In Class

Axios put together this horrifying chart from data gathered in a Pew Research Center poll about children in America’s fear about getting shot in school:  Axios summarized the findings as follows:  Overall, 57% of teenagers are worried about a shooting at their school.But African-American …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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A Message To All Sane Trump Staff: Get Out Now Before It Is Too Late

While you may not agree with Nikki Haley’s politics, she is at least one of the only sane people in the Trump administration. This week, Haley is beginning to understand what it really means to work for Donald Trump: professional suicide.  After Haley was publicly embarrassed by Trump’s …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump’s “Breeding Concept” Tweet Is A Stark Reminder That He Only Speaks To His Racist Base

Wednesday morning, Donald Trump woke up and started rage tweeting at California and its governor, Jerry Brown: Ignoring the gibberish of “breeding concept”, who says the people of California aren’t happy? Only 4 polls since 2013 have shown Brown’s popularity dipping below 50%. The rest are …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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California Is One Step Closer To Stopping Trump’s Assault On Net Neutrality

Last month, California State Senator Scott Wiener introduced bill SB-822, which would extend net neutrality protections throughout the state and strike a major blow to the FCC and its chairman, Ajit Pai. Today, the bill received a hearing from the State’s Energy, Utilities, and Communications …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Cults Are All Around You

I recently finished watching “Wild Wild Country”, the six part Netflix series about the Indian guru Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh (later known as “Osho”), his power hungry assistant Ma Anand Sheela, and their community of followers in the Rajneeshpuram in Oregon. It was an astonishing documentary that …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Definitely Not Compromised Trump Cancels Russia Sanctions

President Trump, who is definitely not compromised by Russia in anyway, has delayed imposing additional sanctions on Russia that Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley had stated were on the way last weekend. Via HuffPost/Reuters:  U.S. President Donald Trump has delayed imposing …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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