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An Open Letter to the US Senate Regarding Cassidy-Graham

I went to DC this week to take meetings, and in my free time, I decided to advocate against this travesty of a mockery of a sham of a healthcare bill, Cassidy-Graham. Having seen Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer speak against it from the Senate Gallery this past Monday, I wrote this letter, …Continue reading […]

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Elio Motors Turns To Lobbyists Because It Needs The Trump Administration To Save It

While Elio Motors is looking to find investors to raise up to $100 million, the startup has hired a pair of former Trump campaign officials as lobbyists for its cause, according to a new report from The Daily Beast. The reason? The federal government still doesn’t consider Elio’s three-wheeled autocycle an…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Newt Gingrich’s Deranged Tweet on Trump’s “Intellectual Clarity”

As a rule, the words “Donald Trump” and “intellectual clarity” should never, ever be in the same sentence. That is unless you are a deranged political hack with delusions of grandeur like Newt Gingrich who has hitched what is left of his media career to shilling for the most idiotic president in US …Continue reading […]

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Eric Trump Does Not Understand His Father’s Serious Mental Illness

Recently, President Trump’s son, Eric gave an interview with conservative radio talk show host Joe Pags. The interview quickly devolved into Eric bashing liberals and the media as he discussed what he perceived to be unfair attacks levied against his father. And in the midst of trying to elicit …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The Paul Manafort Tapes may be the Constitutional Crisis We’ve all Been Dreading

Paul Manafort is well and truly screwed and we might be, too. The FBI had such damning evidence against him that even during the 2016 election, a judge signed off on a warrant to wiretap Manafort’s communications and that surveillance continued after Trump was sworn in as president:The FBI resumed …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Fun with Chuck and Nancy

Hypothetical questions can make you think. Would you marry a dickhead if he was handsome and rich? Would you marry an airhead if she were a knockout? Would you give up five IQ points for a million dollars? These sorts of questions may be a bit simplistic and silly, but they are often clarifying and […]

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If America is Truly Exceptional, We Should Have Elected an Exceptional President Last Year

Just for a few seconds, set aside your disagreements with Hillary Clinton when it comes to policy, or her 2016 campaign strategy, or whether you simply don’t like her as a person. There ought to be one thing most Americans can agree about, and it’s the fact — and I do mean fact — that […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Press is Building an Emergency Exit for the Right Wing

The Banter Long Read: If there’s one constant in the Trump administration, it’s that the press will go to any length to normalize Trump and give cover to the Republican Party. This week’s contrivance concerns Trump stabbing the GOP in the back by working with the Democrats to extend the debt …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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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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The Trump Era Will Only Worsen the Climate Crisis By Focusing on Symptoms Over Causes

There’s no way of knowing for certain whether Hurricanes Irma and Harvey would’ve been as destructive had it not been for the climate crisis, as Al Gore calls it. At the very least, however, these and other similarly monstrous weather events are surely a preview of what we can expect from the …Continue reading Continue […]

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Steve Mnuchin Just Pissed Off House Republicans With His Multimillionaire’s Arrogance

It’s been almost eight months since Trump was sworn in yet he and his staff still haven’t seemed to have learned an important lesson about American politics: The executive branch cannot treat Congress like the hired help because they do not work for Trump and his administration. In a meeting …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Donald Trump Must be the Last White President

Ta-Nehisi Coates’ “The First White President” is mandatory reading if you truly want to understand just how much trouble we are in as a nation. I have a general rule of thumb: When people who are smarter than I am come to the same dark conclusion, that’s when I should start worrying. After …Continue reading Continue […]

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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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MEMBERS ONLY: Why Sheriffs Like Joe Arpaio Believe They Can Break the Law

The Banter Long Read: Our story begins with the presidential election of 1876, when Democrat Samuel J. Tilden won the popular vote, but did not receive enough electoral votes to assume the presidency… (word count: 1284)To continue reading this MEMBERS ONLY article, please go here. You’ll get …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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North Korea Appears to Challenge the US to a Dance Off In Latest Propaganda Video

Guys, I’ve got some good news. North Korea looks like it may have abandoned its plans to develop nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missiles and is instead challenging the US to a dance off. At least that’s my reading of their latest propaganda video.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Here’s What to Know If DACA Ends 

President Trump is expected to end the Obama-era program that protected young undocumented immigrants from deportation, according to reports. Under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, hundreds of thousands of “dreamers” who arrived in the United States as small children, many who have little…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Here’s What to Know If DACA Ends 

President Trump is expected to end the Obama-era program that protected young undocumented immigrants from deportation, according to reports. Under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, hundreds of thousands of “dreamers” who arrived in the United States as small children, many who have little…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Indiana Is Purging Voters Without Their Consent

In a Daily Beast article this week, Emilie Plesset reveals that Indiana is removing voters from the lists without telling them, thanks to a new law that violates the National Voter Registration Act (aka the Motor Voter Act.)Back in 2014, Indiana, under then-governor Mike Pence, adopted …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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