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Man In Charge of Reforming Health Care in America Has No Idea How it Works

On Wednesday Donald Trump took the Republican conversation on healthcare to a whole new level of stupid. From his remarks it is clear that he not only doesn’t realize how much health insurance costs, he also seems to think that young people never get life threatening illnesses. No, instead he …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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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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Your Right to Vote is Under Attack. Now It’s Time to Fight Back.

The Resistance has stopped Trumpcare, but that doesn’t mean we can sit on our laurels, even for a day. Put the cork back in the bottle and get to work, because if Vanita Gupta’s op-ed from today’s New York Times doesn’t leave you quivering in your boots, we’re in big trouble. Our rights to vote […]

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It’s Time We Admitted That Rex Tillerson is Working for Russia

On Tuesday, word came down that Christopher Painter was pushed out of his job at the State Department. You’d be forgiven for not knowing who Painter is since his job, while critically important, was a bit too abstract for the general public to care about:Painter, the coordinator for cyber …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump Announces ‘Made In America Week’, But Family Merchandise Still Made in Asian Sweat Shops

You may have missed it among the tweets and various scandals, but the Trump administration has featured a series of “theme weeks” to highlight various parts of the White House agenda. Past weeks, featuring things like infrastructure and energy, have largely been disasters, and the subject of …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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87% of Trump Voters are Still Excited That Donald Trump is Destroying America

The latest polling show Donald Trump’s approval rating is at literally historic lows:Barring a sudden turnaround this week, Trump will conclude his first six months in office as the most unpopular president, at that point in his first term, since modern polling began.Trump’s approval rating as of …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump’s Latest Thoughts On His Wall Are The Ramblings Of a Madman

Out of all of the campaign promises that Trump’s poorly educated supporters latched onto, nothing resonated more than his promise to build a wall between the US and Mexico. And out of all of those promises, everyone agrees that a border wall is the least likely to be fulfilled. But that hasn’t …Continue reading Continue […]

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Paul Ryan Simply Won’t Talk About Trump Jr.’s Email

Some of us remember Watergate. Specifically, we remember how some Republicans were raising concerns about the scandal, just like their Democratic counterparts. But today’s Republican party isn’t the GOP of 45 years ago and to most current Republicans, the Trump/Russia scandal isn’t anything close …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Faced With Indisputable Proof of Trump’s Guilt, the Right Abandons the Rule of Law

You. Yes, you over there with the anti-Trump t-shirt: Put down the champagne and turn off the celebration music. I know you’re excited that Donald Trump Jr. was stupid enough to save an email explicitly detailing criminal activity. I know this proves the Trump campaign did, in fact, collude with …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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The Trump Administration Can No Longer Plausibly Deny Collusion With Russia

Just think about these two events carefully for a moment: 1. Despite initially denying it, Donald Trump has explicitly admitted that the Russian government hacked the US election in 2016. 2. Donald Trump Jr. has admitted to meeting with a Kremlin official to get opposition intel on …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump’s Antitrust Threat Against CNN is a Dangerous Escalation

Donald Trump has been president for less than six months and he’s so eroded our sense of what is normal in a democracy that this is not the screaming headline of every newspaper:“White House advisers have discussed a potential point of leverage over their adversary” CNN, the official told the …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Eric Trump Joins Fox & Friends To Make America Dumb Again

Donald Trump is almost six months into his hostile takeover of the American government and we are getting the first signals that the steam is starting to come out of the Obama economy. But don’t let the numbers confuse you, says Eric Trump.On July 6 payroll processor ADP released their monthly …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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How the #CNNBlackmail Scandal Exposed America’s Dark Side

These days, a single tweet can start a chain reaction that leads to an army of trolls unleashing harassment both online and sometimes, off it. It’s a bizarre yet hazardous part of our increasingly connected world, especially when the hoards are reacting to what they see as equally damaging …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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5 Things You Need to Know About Trump and Putin’s First Date

It’s finally happening. On Tuesday it was announced that the first bilateral meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump will take place on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Germany. Just a partial list of topics that need attention include North Korea, China, …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Right-Wing Claim That Trump Has Saved America $1 Trillion Is A Hilarious Failure

As the weeks and months of the Twitter presidency of Donald J. Trump move along, his allies are getting desperate for successes to tout to prove that their hero is truly making America great again. Trump got Neil Gorsuch on the Supreme Court and a healthcare bill through one house of Congress. But …Continue reading […]

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Happy Birthday America! Now it’s Time to Grow The F*ck Up

I know you are but what am I? It’s a classic come back for kids who want to turn the table on name callers, or who just don’t have anything better to say. And for kids, it often works! When grown adults lean on similar rhetorical devices to redirect, however, it’s not funny or cute. […]

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Trump is Too Stupid to Stage a Successful Coup

Salon is (rightly) sounding the alarm over the increasing likelihood that Trump will try to declare himself King of America but they’re not giving enough attention to what happens when he fails:Historian Timothy Snyder: “It’s pretty much inevitable” that Trump will try to stage a coup and …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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What Do Disneyland, The White House, and Silicon Valley All Have In Common?

Growing up in Southern California, I genuinely believed Disneyland was the happiest place on earth. As a child I was fortunate enough to have many outings there with family and continued the tradition with friends into my teens. I knew all the words to the songs on my favorite rides, and had my …Continue reading […]

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Republicans Finally Say “No!” to Donald Trump and He’s Mad as Hell

I’m adult enough to admit it: I thought for sure Republican controlled states would rush to obey Trump’s order that they turn over private voter information. I’m extremely pleased to find out I was wrong:On Wednesday, Trump’s Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity sent a letter to …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump Colluded with National Enquirer to Blackmail Joe Scarborough. Yes, Really.

Yesterday, Trump’s itchy Twitter finger revealed itself again, when he tweeted against Morning Joe hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski:Both Trump’s inability to use technology (this Forbes article from last year mentions he’s a total luddite) and his sexism (no backup source necessary) …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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