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Prominent Jewish Americans Give their Soul to Work for Racist Donald Trump

Along with many other black writers across the country, I have made former presidential candidate and now HUD Secretary Ben Carson the object of my disappointment in aligning himself with Donald Trump. Carson has been rightfully skewered for his ignorant political views and selling his …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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If You Hate ‘Antifa’, You Are a Fascist

On Sunday 4th, October 1936, my Jewish grandfather took to the streets of the East End in London and went to fight fascists marching through his neighborhood. The Battle of Cable Street was a defining moment in British history when domestic fascism was beaten back and London refused to bow to a …Continue reading Continue […]

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How to be Nice to Nazis

Apparently it was our lack of hospitality that caused all the death and injury in Charlottesville. As progressives, we need to take this to heart and promise to do better in the future. After all, the Nazis and a motley crew of their KKK, alt-right, and skinhead friends are coming to a town near …Continue […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: Trump’s Racial Ignorance and the Mythology of the ‘Lost Cause’

(Cover photo by Bob Cesca: The Virginia Monument, Gettysburg, PA.)The Banter Long Read: The violation was known as “vagrancy.” If you were a black man in the South following Reconstruction, and you were unable to show proof of employment on-demand to the police, you could be arrested and delivered …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump Claims He Didn’t Say Nazis and Anti-Fascists Are Morally Equivalent (He Did)

There’s a familiar pattern to the president’s incessant lying: he says something demonstrably false, gets destroyed by the press and public for lying, then he claims everyone else is lying about whatever it was he said. Over the past few days, Trump has explicitly stated that “both sides” were …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Every Vaguely Decent Person in Trump’s Administration Must Now Resign

Over the past few days, Donald Trump has refused to condemn white supremacists and Nazis, attempted to cover up his initial position, then reverted back to his original take labeling some of the thugs marching in Charlottesville “very fine people” and condemning anti-fascists. The public has been …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Charlottesville Happened Because White America Voted For Donald Trump

Tragedy struck Charlottesville, Virginia this past weekend, and once again, hatred is at the center of the conversation in America. White supremacists marched in the middle of the night showing their anger for the impending removal of the Robert E. Lee confederate statue. The following day, they …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Yes, You Can Blame Donald Trump For the White Supremacist March in Charlottesville

“We are determined to take our country back,” said former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke at the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia today. “We are going to fulfill the promises of Donald Trump. That’s what we believed in, that’s why we voted for Donald Trump. …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Breitbart Readers Display Frightening Racism Towards Michelle Obama

Last month, Breitbart editor Alex Marlow went on Real Time with Bill Maher to explain to the HBO host why Breitbart wasn’t a cesspool of racial hatred and misinformation. “The Breitbart editors are the most wonderful, diverse, influential journalists on the planet, and no one is interested in …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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