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The NRA Boycott Is Starting To Work. Now The Gun Control Debate Is Going To Get Very Ugly

The pro-gun violence lobby has a very successful playbook it uses after every mass shooting. They’ve used it so many times in the last decade it’s become something of a running morbid joke: Thoughts and Prayers, it’s too soon, stop politicizing a tragedy, why do you hate our freedom?, you’re an …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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10 Pictures That Show Google Is Using Race To Rig Their Search Results

Google has been under increasing criticism for its censorship, feminism, and authoritarian practices.  Here is a sample of what they’ve done recently: Fired James Damore for speaking out against its pro-diversity culture (despite hiring 35% Asians in a country with a 3% Asian population). Worked with governments to censor speech. Met with Obama White House weekly, […]

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No, The Parkland Kids Are Not F*#king Actors

While the kids in Parkland have been speaking out about the terror they experienced when one of their former classmates shot up their high school, conspiracies are being born and perpetuated by the most despicable among us. This, after the death of 17 people in yet another school shooting. The …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Why Is Buzzfeed Aggressively Normalizing Hardcore Porn?

The BuzzFeed network, owned by Kenneth Lerer and Jonah Peretti and home of the lowest testosterone levels on the Internet, now focuses on segments trying to normalise the lives of the deranged male and female prostitutes selling themselves on camera. They recently took a step further by uploading videos where they advertise the clothing line of video […]

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5 Ways We Can Prevent School Shootings

Since the days of the Columbine High School massacre, the school shooting has been a frequent fixture in the lives of the American people. Not a year goes by, it seems, in which we are unaffected by one of these violent events. Predictably, the most recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida has summoned the familiar […]

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Trump And The GOP Made Everything About Parkland Shooting Worse

We’ve fallen into this sad state of accepting the worst when it comes to what our President is going to do in times of emergency. Trump’s responses to horrific events always compound the situation — and that’s exactly what’s been happening in the aftermath of the latest school shooting at Marjory …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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China’s ‘ban’ on hip-hop evidences music’s cultural permeability [Editorial]

Quavo, Offset, and Takeoff of Migos collectively brimmed with anticipation on January 26, 2017. Culture, the Atlanta hip hop trio’s second studio album, was scheduled to drop at midnight — a follow up to 2016’s EP, 3 Way. Its two lead singles, “Bad and Boujee” and “T-Shirt,” had catalyzed just the heavy anticipation for its release that Migos had sought: […]

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Trump’s Official Patriotic Form Letter To Parents Of School Shooting Victims

Dear Mr. and Mrs. (parents of victim): It is with great sorrow that I acknowledge the loss of your (son/daughter), (name of victim), in the recent shooting at (name of school) in which _____ children tragically lost their lives. Though your (son/daughter) might not have known it while sitting in …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Trump’s Official Patriotic Form Letter To Parents Of School Shooting Victims

Dear Mr. and Mrs. (parents of victim): It is with great sorrow that I acknowledge the loss of your (son/daughter), (name of victim), in the recent shooting at (name of school) in which _____ children tragically lost their lives. Though your (son/daughter) might not have known it while sitting in …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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5 Reasons Why You Should Never Date A Girl In Recovery

“Recovery” is the term most associated with people who are in current addiction treatment or who are sober but continue in some form of sobriety program. The most common of these is the Twelve-Step program associated with A.A. and N.A., though less common alternative methods exist. After working in the medical field for four years—including […]

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Republicans See Little Value In Children, Dead Or Alive

Gun violence involving the slaughter of children in broad daylight has occurred once again. Nikolas Cruz, a white male with a history of troubling behavior, woke up Wednesday February 14th, 2018 with the intent of killing fellow human beings. Cruz calmly went back to the school that expelled …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Yes, President Trump Blamed Students For Deadly School Shooting

By now you’ve heard about the horrific school shooting in Parkland, Florida. By now you’ve heard the call for sensible gun laws and reform. By now you’ve also heard the need for better help for those with mental illnesses. And through all this sorrow and anger and fear, with 17 kids murdered in an …Continue […]

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Bantercast Episode 28: Charles Eisenstein And The Origin Of Wrongness In The World

In this thought provoking episode of The Bantercast, Ben and Michael talk with famed author and speaker Charles Eisenstein about the growing identity crisis we are facing in the West. What is the origin of wrongness in the world? How can we live more meaningful lives, and what can we do to fulfill …Continue reading […]

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Trump Supporters Rail Against Obama Artist’s “Racist” Decapitation Paintings

No one is ever going to award white Republican voters an award for being the sharpest tool in the shed but sometimes it’s like they’re trying to turn their brains off. Take today’s latest hysterical not-at-all racebaiting headline from “True Pundit”: Obama Portrait Artist Likes to Paint …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The ‘Sexism in Magic: The Gathering’ Reading List

“You don’t look like a Magic player,” a familiar comment to women in the Magic: The Gathering gaming community, is also the title of a Metafilter post (by user Fizz) compiling six pieces on gender and sexism among the game’s players and creators. The quoted pieces address issues of in-person sexism, gender and…Read more… Continue […]

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The ‘Sexism in Magic: The Gathering’ Reading List

“You don’t look like a Magic player,” a familiar comment to women in the Magic: The Gathering gaming community, is also the title of a Metafilter post (by user Fizz) compiling six pieces on gender and sexism among the game’s players and creators. The quoted pieces address issues of in-person sexism, gender and…Read more… Continue […]

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