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MEMBERS ONLY: The Never-Ending Election of 2016

The Banter Long Read: Evidence is coming out that Donald Trump colluded with the Russians to cheat his way to the presidency, and his attorney general finds himself caught in the lies. Paul Manafort and Rick Gates have been indicted; George Papadopoulos has pled guilty; and Robert Mueller still has …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Billionaire Mark Cuban Thinks He Can Save America From Trump

Billionaire and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said this week that he’s thinking about running for President in 2020 as a Republican, not as a Democrat. This presents a problem, as Cuban’s most recent remarks about the topic of running portray a naiveté that should keep him from being taken …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Jill Stein, Who Has Never Won Anything, Mocks Clinton For Losing to Trump

Now we have incontrovertible proof that Hillary Clinton was fighting not only Donald Trump in the 2016 election, but the Russian government too, it is fair for those who wanted Clinton to win to cry foul play. But not for Green Party lunatic Jill Stein, who had the temerity to mock Hillary …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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On Book Tour Hillary Clinton Reveals Why She Wrote ‘What Happened’

Hillary Clinton made the first stop of the Q&A section of her book tour last night at Washington D.C.’s Warner Theater, at an event sponsored by DC’s Politics & Prose Bookstore. The Q&A, which I was on-hand to witness, was a moving event where thousands of supporters watched the …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump’s Ridiculous Commission on Electoral Integrity Reveals Its Bias

This week, Donald Trump’s Commission on Electoral Integrity, led by Vice President Mike Pence and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, met in New Hampshire to discuss their findings. These findings, however, have not withstood scrutiny from officials at organizations like the Campaign Legal …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: We Must Stop Ignoring Hillary Clinton and Her Supporters

The Banter Long Read: Last week, a tempest brewed when Democratic consultant Peter Daou launched Verrit. Billed as “Media for the 65.8 million,” the site offers its users Hillary Clinton-related facts called “Verrits,” which are linked to authentication codes that can then take users to the source …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Susan Sarandon Tweets in Support of Dreamers; It Does Not Go Well

In March 2016, Susan Sarandon went on All In with Chris Hayes to voice her support for her primary candidate of choice, Bernie Sanders, against frontrunner Hillary Clinton. The interview was filled with anti-Hillary talking points, but it was this exchange that made her a noxious symbol of the …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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How to Recognize Russian Propaganda on Social Media

If you look at social media a lot, as I do, you might be startled by how many of your fellow Americans were…unbothered by Nazis and white supremacists marching in Charlottesville two weeks ago. In the days after the clashes in Virginia that led to the killing of Heather Heyer and the beating of DeAndre […]

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Hillary Clinton Warned Us About The Alt-Right, And We Didn’t Listen

“Cassandra failed to pay [Apollo] for the gift of prophecy; in [her] case, however, the result was not that she lost the gift, but that no one believed her.”- Robert Graves, The Greek MythsThe curse of Cassandra – the woman who told the truth but couldn’t get anyone to listen to her – was on […]

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Shock Poll Reveals Almost Half of Republicans Live in a Fantasy Land

In 2000, Al Gore beat George W. Bush by around 500,000 popular votes. But the Supreme Court decided that Bush should be president after ruling on the contentious vote count in Florida. There were lots of arguments about Florida and that state’s electoral votes, but nobody, Republican or Democrat, …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump’s Voter Fraud Investigator Says “We May Never Know” If Hillary Won Popular Vote

There has always been a certain amount of stupid in politics. But nothing like the current situation, where Donald Trump, the current idiot in chief, and his loyal minions seem to be intent on raising stupidity to a fine art form.It was his complete stupidity, or his insecurity, or some combination …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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Russia’s Attack on the US Election Was Apparently Much Worse Than We Thought

If you had any doubt that Russian hackers attempted to meddle with the United States electoral system, a new report from Bloomberg is here to scare the shit out of you. Not only did Russia go after a voting software supplier in one state (as previously reported by The Intercept), Putin’s cyber army reportedly targeted…Read […]

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Russia’s Attack on the US Election Was Apparently Much Worse Than We Thought

If you had any doubt that Russian hackers attempted to meddle with the United States electoral system, a new report from Bloomberg is here to scare the shit out of you. Not only did Russia go after a voting software supplier in one state (as previously reported by The Intercept), Putin’s cyber army reportedly targeted…Read […]

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Putin Claims The CIA Framed Russia, Here We Go

In an interview with Megyn Kelly for NBC News, Russian President Vladimir Putin decided to pull some shit, as the kids say, by suggesting that Russia is being framed for the hacking of 2016 election by American hackers:”Hackers can be anywhere. They can be in Russia, in Asia…even in America, …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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