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China: Trump’s “Crippling Lack Of Credibility” Gives Us An Enormous Advantage

The only thing worse than an enemy laughing at you is for them to dismiss you as irrelevant. And that’s exactly how China currently views the United States with Donald Trump at the helm. In an unusual and unusually scathing op-ed, Yan Xuetong, one of China’s leading intellectuals, made the …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump Demanded British Prime Minister Stop The Press Being Mean To Him

Bloomberg News published a fascinating insight today into the bizarre and apparently deteriorating relationship between Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May. The story highlights how impossible it is for foreign nations to deal with the White House under the new president — a scary …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The Final Year Will Inspire You

When my friend invited me to see The Final Year, Greg Barker’s documentary about the end of Obama’s presidency, I was reluctant to see it. I had just come back from the New York Women’s March, and I didn’t want to watch something that would only remind me what a hole Obama has left behind […]

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Trump Blames Obama For Having to Cancel London Visit

After the news broke that Donald Trump wouldn’t be visiting Great Britain for fear of sparking giant protests, the Commander in Chief wasted no time tweeting out the most childish excuse imaginable:  I’m from South West London where the embassy Trump was supposed to be opening is located, and …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Yes, Donald Trump Just Confirmed He is a White Supremacist

United States exists as a country due to the genocide of Native Americans and the theft of their land. It was built off of the labor of enslaved Africans who were never compensated for their appalling treatment or their centuries of free work.   America is also a nation of immigrants who …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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To Avoid a Trump Temper Tantrum, the British Gov’t is Begging Prince Harry Not to Invite Obama to His Wedding

There’s a recurring theme in American science fiction shows where the diplomats from other worlds are obnoxious or extremely high maintenance, requiring the main characters (a stand in for America no matter how far in the future it’s set) to cater to their every whim. This theme stems from the …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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The UN Just Humiliated Trump Over Jerusalem Bluff

Yesterday, Donald Trump threatened to withhold “billions” of dollars of US aid from countries which vote in favor of a United Nations resolution rejecting Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. “Let them vote against us,” the president said. “We’ll save a lot. We don’t …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Nazareth Has Literally Cancelled Christmas in Response to Trump’s Israel Policy

It is inconceivable that one man could sow such incredible hatred around the world in such a short space of time. But so despised is Trump and so catastrophic is his decision making, that the Israeli town of Nazareth has officially cancelled Christmas in response to his decision to officially …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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London Tells Trump to Go F*ck Himself

As a born and bred Londoner, this makes me immensely proud. From the Evening Standard:  The Royal Borough of Greenwich has “barred” Donald Trump after councillors called for his visit to the UK to be abandoned. Earlier this week, America’s ambassador in London signalled that Mr Trump is …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump is Inflaming the Israel/Palestine Conflict Because He Needs a War

If you’re not already aware of it, on Tuesday Trump announced that he’s going to move the United Stated embassy to Jerusalem and officially recognize the city as the capital of Israel. This is the diplomatic and religious equivalent of a nuclear first strike, intended to incite widespread …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump is About to Set Fire to the Middle East

If you didn’t vote for Hillary Clinton in the general election because she was supposedly corrupt/a war monger/anti-marijuana/”just as bad” as Trump etc, etc. take a moment to absorb what the Trump administration is about to do to the Middle East. From the New York Times:  President Trump told …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Britain Must Now Rescind Trump’s Invite After Retweeting Fascist Propaganda

Just when you thought Donald Trump couldn’t get any worse, any viler or any more toxic, the President of the United States retweets a fascist’s anti-Muslim video to his 43.5 million followers. The president retweeted not one, but three anti-Muslim videos posted by the deputy leader of the …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Legal Battle Erupts Between Hell Inc. and GOP Over Moral Low Ground

(WARNING: SATIRE!) Deep into the strike by The International Association of Societal Bar Adjusters Hell, Inc. represented by the law firm of Asmodeus, Baphomet, and Schwartz filed an injunction to prevent the lowering of the Morality Bar any further.
 “While Hell sympathizes with the challenges …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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State Department Diplomatic Efforts In Europe Down to “Two Dudes Going on a Backpacking Trip”

(WARNING: SATIRE. PROBABLY.) Due to recent budget cuts to the State Department and Rex Tillerson’s overall management style of “Diplomacy? Yeah fuck that” the State Department was forced to center the upcoming 2018 European diplomatic efforts around Glenn and Charlie’s “Badass Bust Azz Backpacking’ …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump’s Response to State Department Vacancies Question Should Terrify You

Responding to a question about lingering State Department vacancies last night, Donald Trump told Fox’s Laura Ingraham that he wasn’t really concerned about it. Why? Because according to Trump, he is “the only one that matters”. “Are you worried that the State Department doesn’t have …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump is Scrapping the Iran Nuclear Deal Because He Hates You

On Friday, Donald Trump threw another temper tantrum with global consequences when he refused to certify that Iran is complying with the terms of the nuclear treaty signed in 2015. The treaty lifted American sanctions while imposing extreme restrictions on Iran’s domestic nuclear power program …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Robert Reich’s Conversation With Republican Colleague Should Frighten the Goddamn Life Out of You

Yesterday, former Secretary of Labor under President Bill Clinton Robert Reich posted a truly terrifying account of a conversation he had with an old friend, an unnamed former Republican Congressman. It’s nothing short of terrifying, and further proof that the United States is facing a catastrophic …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Rex Tillerson is No Patriot

Rex Tillerson is destroying the State Department. This is indisputable. He is leaving key positions unfilled. He is refusing to consult with the hundreds of experts at his disposal with decades of experience. He is eliminating entire sections within the State Department, forcing career employees …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Russia, Wikileaks and Ed Snowden Are Lying About Upcoming Catalan Independence Vote

As we piece together what Russian media did to manipulate our presidential election, utilizing social media to spread fake news and hacking state voter rolls, it is of the gravest importance that we not let them get away with this again. This past week, Russian media and Kremlin-friendly dissidents …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump Tweeted About Fake Iran Missile Launch Proving Again He is Unqualified to be President

In yet further proof that Donald Trump should be removed from the White House as fast as humanly possible, the president tweeted that Iran “just test-fired a Ballistic Missile capable of reaching Israel,” when in fact they did nothing of the sort. Reported The Daily Beast: Reports of an …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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