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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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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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Ricky Gervais Perfectly Nails Trump’s Reasoning For Starting War With North Korea

If the United States gets drawn into a nuclear conflict with North Korea, it will be for one reason, and one reason only. British comedian Ricky Gervais perfectly encapsulated Donald Trump’s rationale for kicking of a potentially lethal conflict in a single, morbidly funny tweet this …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump Insults US Diplomats By Thanking Putin For Expelling Them From Russia

You have to wonder whether Donald Trump is actively trying to get himself impeached. He clearly desperately wants out of the job he hates, and is doing everything in his power to isolate himself from his party and the entire US government. In response to a question about Vladimir Putin expelling US …Continue reading Continue […]

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The White House is Now Walking Back Trump’s Insane North Korea Threats

Within a day of Trump threatening nuclear war against North Korea, his administration has begun walking back his claim that he would unleash “fire and fury like the world has never seen,” in order to prevent the volatile political situation escalating. Reported the Huff Post: …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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No, Hillary Clinton Would Not Have Threatened North Korea With “Fire, Fury and Power”

One of the popular ideas in far left circles is the notion that Hillary Clinton is a bloodthirsty monster who craves war and wants to invade the world to spread neoliberal economics. This theory is based on two pieces of evidence — Clinton’s vote on a resolution to force Saddam Hussein to …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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Trump is Threatening Nuclear War With North Korea to Save His Dying Presidency

One of the things you learn about politics over the years is that when the going gets tough politically, leaders kick off wars to boost their poll numbers and distract the public from their domestic failures. Generally speaking, the weaker the target, the better. Margaret Thatcher reversed her …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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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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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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It’s Confirmed. The Rest of the World is Embarrassed For Us

At some point, we’ve all been told not to care what other people think. Whether it be our parents, friends, therapists or significant others, the general trend in our individualistic philosophy is to boost self worth and confidence by choosing to define ourselves. In short, don’t let the haters …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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It’s Confirmed. The Rest of the World is Embarrassed For Us

At some point, we’ve all been told not to care what other people think. Whether it be our parents, friends, therapists or significant others, the general trend in our individualistic philosophy is to boost self worth and confidence by choosing to define ourselves. In short, don’t let the haters …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Inside Trump and Toby Keith’s Bizarre Visit to Saudi Arabia

by Kate Harveston Some folks defend President Donald Trump because they want a seat at the table in this new world order. Think Paul Ryan and Mike Pence. Others defend him because they simply don’t know any better. Give a warm welcome to Mr. Toby Keith, everybody.By now, it’s well-known that …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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After 15 Years of War it’s Time to Ask What Are We Doing in Afghanistan

If there’s one clear example of continuation from the Obama to Trump administrations, it’s that the war in Afghanistan has no end in sight. Fifteen years in, it remains the longest military conflict the United States has been involved in. The most recent evaluations from generals suggest no signs …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Jeremy Corbyn Puts the British Establishment on Notice With Astonishing Comeback

British prime minister Theresa May called a snap election after only 11 months as leader of the Conservative Party in a moment of what many will now call madness. May confidently gambled that she could in one fell swoop destroy what was left of the Labour Party, consolidate power in her party and …Continue reading […]

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Britain and the World Needs Jeremy Corbyn, Not a Trump Lackey Like Theresa May

Today, global politics is in turmoil with several dangerous heads of major states actively trying to increase the likelihood of conflict. As Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin, Rodrigo Duerte and Kim Jong Un ramp up rhetoric against other countries, their own citizens, and even allies, there is a …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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