Archive | Caitlin Johnstone

The Far Left And Far Right Agree: John McCain’s Imminent Death Should Be Celebrated

I vehemently disagree with John McCain on almost all political issues. He is a war obsessed conservative who has been on the wrong side of very military issue I can think of, an enemy of social security and the welfare state, and no friend to women’s rights. I also think he is a brave war […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: My Depressing Conversation With Matt Taibbi

I’ve long been an admirer of Matt Taibbi’s journalism and writing style — so much so that it helped inspired me to become a writer myself. Early on as a writer, I would read as much of his work as I could, quote him at length in pieces I struggled to find the right words for, […]

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A New Theory On The Russian Spy Poisoning Affair: The Neoliberals Did It

Ok, hear me out on this:  Great Britain was in fact behind the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal in Salisbury last month because the UK government is actively trying to foment war with Russia. Why? Because in her weakened state over the Brexit disaster, Theresa May is looking for an …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: Confessions Of A Former Firebrand Leftist

Prior to the end of 2016 the average American rarely even thought about Russia, almost never thought about Vladimir Putin, and had no idea what a Kremlin was. Now hatred for Russia is at the forefront of consciousness in mainstream America, and now infected the UK as well and is quickly …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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The Daily Banter: “Despicable, Lying Scumbags, Suburban Gangstas, And Martin Shrkreli Wannabes”

I guess I’ll have to respond to some of the major points in internet conspiracy theorist Caitlin Johnstone’s latest assault on The Daily Banter, but not before doing a rundown of her hilarious insults in her response to Jeremy Fassler’s piece calling out leftist media outlets for citing her work …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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The Far Left Is Growing More Deranged By The Day

In the wake of New York Magazine’s profile of Glenn Greenwald, we spent much of yesterday dissecting Greenwald’s nonsense about the supposed lack of evidence for Donald Trump’s collusion with the Russian government. As Bob Cesca wrote, it is important not to let intellectual bullies like Greenwald …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Why is Matt Taibbi Sharing an Insane Conspiracy Theorist’s Rantings on Twitter?

Matt Taibbi is not having a good month. As American women rise up to defend themselves from the predatory behavior of men in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, every prominent male media figure with a history of misogyny has suddenly become an open target for recriminations. This includes …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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When A Far Left Lunatic Tried to Sue The Daily Banter, The Whole Hilarious Story

Editor’s note: Initially we didn’t want to publish this on the main site due to the attention we’d be giving Ms. Johnstone and conspiracy theorists like her. But it seems that the far left has now become so deranged, so devoid of human empathy and so vindictive that we felt exposing the movement’s …Continue reading […]

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Bantercast #3: Donald Jr. The Idiot, Ben Cohen Gets Sued Finale!

In this week’s episode of the Bantercast, we talk about explosive news about Donald Trump Jr. selling out his father and confessing to colluding with Russia during the 2016 presidential election. Ben and Michael discuss the shocking revelation and look at how the Trump administration is attempting …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Daily Banter is Getting Sued (The Insane/Hilarious Conclusion!)

Continued from part 1.Given I had recognized the phone number as being from California, I ignored it on the off chance Ms. Johnstone had manage to find an actual lawyer. Knowing several lawyers myself, I’ve always been told never to respond to a lawyer in person. You need a lawyer to respond to a …Continue […]

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Banter M Issue 80: The Banter is Being Sued by a Rogue Australian Astrologer

In this issue of Banter M:The Banter is Being Sued by a Rogue Australian Astrologer (Pt 1) – Yes, you read that right. The Daily Banter is being sued by a “rogue” Australian astrologer/blogger. Get the inside scoop from Ben Cohen on what has to be the craziest story we’ve ever published. My …Continue reading […]

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Matt Taibbi Declares Centrism Dead, The French Have Other Ideas

In the wake of Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party’s victory over Theresa May and her Tories in England, some liberals who either sided with, or had sympathy with, the American far left, were quick to re-litigate the Democratic primaries:Corbyn and Labor gained 29 seats in Parliament, the party’s …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Caitlin Johnstone: Anatomy of an Alt-Left Conspiracy Nut

Over the past few days, myself and Banter writer Jeremy Fassler has been engaged in a war of words with far left, self described “rogue” journalist Caitlin Johnstone. Fassler mentioned Johnstone, a writer and one-time astrologer from Melbourne, Australia, as an example of the increasing insane …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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