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I Also Hate Trump But Calling Him A North Korean “Appeaser” Is Stupid

Like most on the left, I fully expect Trump’s negotiations with North Korea to spectacularly implode. Like most on the left, I also dread the prospect that this implosion will push the already unstable Trump to retaliate against his fellow ridiculous dictator Kim Jong Un by lobbing a few missiles …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: Who Could’ve Predicted Trump’s North Korea Summit Would Fall Apart?

Days like these, I often stare at my blank computer screen, unable to zero-in on a topic to cover. Clearly there are way too many tantalizing bombshells bursting forth from the ongoing fire-hose of news. As a political writer, I’ll never complain about an overly abundant news cycle — as long as …Continue reading Continue […]

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The Jerusalem Embassy Debacle Proves America Views Palestinians As Sub-Human

When Donald Trump declared he would be moving the US embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, it sent a very strong signal to Palestinians and the Arab world that the US did not consider them to be human beings. The move, which was overwhelmingly denounced by the international community, was predicted to …Continue reading Continue […]

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John Bolton Does Not Understand America’s Role In The World Anymore

When Donald Trump hired John Bolton as national security adviser, Europe and the rest of the world understood immediately what it meant: the return to George W. Bush style foreign policy and a withdrawal of America as a reliable partner to negotiate with.  Bolton, a psychopathic war …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump Burns Down Iran Nuclear Deal Because A Black Man Negotiated It

If you want to understand why president Trump just burned down a carefully negotiated, internationally binding nuclear arms deal with Iran and put global stability in grave danger, look no further than his racism towards President Obama.  Today, Trump announced that he will impose “the …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Diplomacy With America Is Now Conducted Through Fox & Friends

Yesterday, I spent some time discussing the impact of Donald Trump’s presidency with two of my neighbors, both of whom work for the federal government. It was a scary conversation to say the least as it shed light on what it is like working for a government that has no leadership, no coherent …Continue reading […]

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Trump’s “Pro-Life” UN Delegation Is So Extreme, Even Iran Thinks They’re Crazy

While we’re focused on the big ticket items like the Mueller probe and Michael Cohen’s impending polonium poisoning, it’s important to keep track of all the other horrible things Trump is doing if for no other reason than to keep conservatives from claiming they were innocent victims of …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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A Message To All Sane Trump Staff: Get Out Now Before It Is Too Late

While you may not agree with Nikki Haley’s politics, she is at least one of the only sane people in the Trump administration. This week, Haley is beginning to understand what it really means to work for Donald Trump: professional suicide.  After Haley was publicly embarrassed by Trump’s …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Definitely Not Compromised Trump Cancels Russia Sanctions

President Trump, who is definitely not compromised by Russia in anyway, has delayed imposing additional sanctions on Russia that Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley had stated were on the way last weekend. Via HuffPost/Reuters:  U.S. President Donald Trump has delayed imposing …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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International Chemical Weapons Watchdog Confirms Britain’s Findings On Novichok Poisoning

Not that this will make much of a difference to the screeching fanatics on the far left and right, but we can now safely say that Russia was responsible for the poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia. Reported the Guardian:  The international chemical weapons …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Donald Trump’s Latest Whopper: “We Are Not In A Trade War With China”

Once again, Donald Trump is trying to dig himself out of a hole by lying and doing a spectacularly bad job of it. After threatening an ill-advised trade war against China and then actually going through with it without consulting anyone because he was having a bad day, the stock market naturally …Continue reading Continue […]

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A New Theory On The Russian Spy Poisoning Affair: The Neoliberals Did It

Ok, hear me out on this:  Great Britain was in fact behind the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal in Salisbury last month because the UK government is actively trying to foment war with Russia. Why? Because in her weakened state over the Brexit disaster, Theresa May is looking for an …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Everything That’s Wrong with National Security Adviser John Bolton (Besides His Mustache)

by Kate Harveston You can learn a lot about a person from their mustache. President Donald Trump was hesitant about hiring John Bolton for the position of National Security Advisor because of his walrus-like facial hair. Bolton is a questionable character to fill any top role in Trump’s cabinet. …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump Congratulated Putin On His Fraud Election Victory Because He’s a F*cking Traitor

Donald Trump’s phone call to Vladimir Putin to congratulate him on his fraudulent electoral victory in Russia today was nothing short of an act of treason. Not only did Putin rig the election in his country after rigging America’s in 2016, but he just ordered an attack on the country’s historic …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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Macho Trump Brags About Lying To Justin Trudeau Over Canada Trade Surplus

According to audio obtained by The Washington Post of a private event in Missouri, Donald Trump told supporters that he flat out lied to Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau. Trump said that he informed Trudeau that the US is currently running a trade deficit with Canada without knowing …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Macho Trump Brags About Lying To Justin Trudeau Over Canada Trade Surplus

According to audio obtained by The Washington Post of a private event in Missouri, Donald Trump told supporters that he flat out lied to Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau. Trump said that he informed Trudeau that the US is currently running a trade deficit with Canada without knowing …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump Is Going To Betray Britain And Do Nothing About Russia’s Shocking Spy Attack

President Trump spoke with British Prime Minister Theresa May about Russia’s poisoning of double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter on British soil last week, and pledged his full support. He reportedly told May that he is with Britain “all the way”, but stipulated that he would need …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Donald Trump’s Meeting With Kim Jong Un Is The Dumbest Idea Imaginable

I must confess that when I heard Donald Trump had agreed to meet with Kim Jong Un, I was pleasantly surprised. A part of me still wants to believe that Trump is capable of human decency and wants to make the world a better place to live in. His recent overtures towards gun control advocates […]

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Chuck Schumer’s Disgraceful, Racist Comments On The Israel/Palestine Conflict

Speaking at the the AIPAC policy conference recently, Sen. Chuck Schumer gave one of the most reprehensible speeches on the Israel/Palestine conflict I’ve heard outside of the rabid racism espoused by the current Israeli government.  According to Schumer, the Palestinians have no rights …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Why No One (Especially Trump) Should Give A Fuck About Putin’s Alleged “Unstoppable” Nuclear Missiles

Early Thursday morning, Russian dictator Vladimir Putin bragged that Russia had developed new “invincible” nuclear weapons that couldn’t be stopped by missile defense systems. In the name of peace, of course. In his annual state of the nation address on Thursday, Putin claimed that Russia has …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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