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This Child Died Of Thirst While In U.S. Custody

Six years ago today, 20 children were gunned down in cold blood at Sandy Hook Elementary, while six educators were also killed trying to protect their students. All of this was perpetrated by a sociopath armed with an AR15 semi-automatic rifle, manufactured and sold for profit with the singular …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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HA Goodman Loses Debate To QAnon Guy

Over the past few years, the Banter has intermittently covered internet troll HA Goodman, a case study in what happens on the political fringes in America.  Goodman originally wrote hundreds of articles claiming Hillary Clinton would be indicted. Since then, he has evolved (or …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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White Nationalists Are Infiltrating The Pro-Life Movement To Recruit Misogynists

Truthout reports on a new recruiting ground for white nationalists of the alt-right: The anti-choice movement. Attacks on reproductive rights are nothing new, but fascist groups’ infiltration of anti-choice groups and recruiting around anti-choice organizing in their genocidal agenda is an …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Facebook Is Not Just Destroying Journalism, It Is Wrecking The Fabric Of Society

The number of digital media outlets completely destroyed in the wake of Facebook’s newsfeed purge earlier this year is unknown. We’ve experienced the devastating effects of their war on journalism at the Banter, and have been brought to our knees after they took roughly 70% of our traffic and ad …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Alleged Russian Spy Maria Butina To Implicate Republican Boyfriend In Guilty Plea

Maria Butina, the alleged Russian spy who posed as a gun rights activist to court influence among Republicans, will plead guilty today for conspiring to violate Section 951 – the federal statute referred to by the DOJ as “espionage-lite” – during the 2016 election. She has also agreed to work …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: Trump-Russia Deniers Owe Us An Apology

Wednesday, December 12, was another historic day in the ongoing disintegration of both the Trump presidency and the Trump brand, with Trump the man-baby moving ever closer to impeachment and ignominy. We learned that Donald Trump’s personal lawyer and bag-man, Michael Cohen, will likely spend the …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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There Are Real Signs The Tide Is Finally Turning Against Trump

It is impossible to make completely accurate predictions in politics. This is particularly true for Donald Trump, who is so predictably unpredictable that most pundits worth their salt have given up forecasting his political fortune.  In recent times however, there have been some extremely …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: Trump and Pelosi’s Re-Enactment Of Richard III

In his latest book, Tyrant: Shakespeare on Politics, Pulitzer-Prize winning historian Stephen Greenblatt analyzes the Bard’s most power-hungry characters. The book never mentions Donald Trump by name, but it is easy to see the parallels between our president and the characters Greenblatt writes …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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There’s A Reason Why ‘Idiot’ Appears When You Google ‘Trump’

During a congressional grilling of Google chief executive Sundar Pichai this week, the tech titan was asked by Republican congresswoman Zoe Lofgren why Trump’s image appeared when you search the term “idiot”.  “Right now, if you google the word ‘idiot’ under images, a picture of Donald …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Andrew Sullivan Wishes White Christian Men Were In Charge Again

Andrew Sullivan is a Never Trumper. He despises Trump and before that, he had begun criticizing the downward spiral he saw the conservative movement entering that led to Trump. But despite this, Andrew Sullivan is, first and foremost, a white conservative male and so he often finds himself unable …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Tucker Carlson Is Spreading Grotesque Lies To Cover Up Trump’s Crimes

Perhaps feeling the backlash from his little outburst against president Trump, Tucker Carlson is back to doing what he does best: shilling for the president and protecting him from the liberal “Deep State”.   In a truly ludicrous segment on his show last night, Carlson claimed that … Continue reading

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Faced with a Newly Empowered Democratic Party, Trump Throws a “Temper Tantrum” in the Oval Office

In a meeting that probably could have gone better, Donald Trump, Chuck Schumer, and Nancy Pelosi got into an argument in the Oval Office with Trump repeatedly raising his voice. Mike Pence was also present but apparently remained silent the entire time: President Trump, House Minority Leader Nancy …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Time Magazine Breaks Precedent by Honoring Jamal Khashoggi as Person of the Year 2018

For its 2018 Person of the Year, Time Magazine has selected a group of journalists who have faced prison time, put themselves at great risk, and, in some cases, given their lives for reporting the truth.  Billed as “The Guardians and the War on Truth,” they include the staff of the …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Twitter Smashes Trump: ‘My Covfefe Was Smocking Hot Today’

In the latest installment of what unbelievably idiotic/untruthful/criminally liable thing did Donald Trump tweet today, the president produced this incredible gem:  Yes, you read that right, the president of the United States misspelled the word “smoking” not once, but twice. That means unless …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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‘Trump The Pitch Man’ Has Become ‘Trump The Crazy Man’

Donald Trump has to know. He has to know that he’s in deep trouble. I mean, he can’t really believe the court memos that dropped on Friday actually cleared him, can he? Between the time at which the explosive Michael Cohen sentencing memo went public and the time at which the Paul Manafort memo … […]

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Is Russia Behind The Yellow Vest Protests In Paris?

Over the past few weeks, Paris and France at large have been rocked by the gillet jaunes (‘yellow vests’), who have taken to the streets. The protestors were ostensibly motivated by French President Emmanuel Macron’s fuel tax, that puts disproportionate stress on rural French citizens who …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Is Russia Behind The Yellow Vest Protests In Paris?

Over the past few weeks, Paris and France at large have been rocked by the gillet jaunes (‘yellow vests’), who have taken to the streets. The protestors were ostensibly motivated by French President Emmanuel Macron’s fuel tax, that puts disproportionate stress on rural French citizens who …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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No One Wants To Be Trump’s Chief Of Staff After John Kelly Quits

What happens when you abuse your staff, run a criminally incompetent office, and embroil yourself in the biggest political scandal in 50 years?  The answer, as president Trump has found out, is fairly simple: no one wants to work for you.  Now that another vaguely sane member of his …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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