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NMF Roundup: Audien reveals debut album, G Jones crafts an ‘Acid Mix’ of ‘Drift’ + more

It’s most important day of the week: New Music Friday. With the overwhelming amount of tunes hitting the airwaves today, Dancing Astronaut has you covered with the latest edition of The Hot 25. After months of anticipation, Audien’s debut album, ESCAPISM, is finally here, bringing with it tunes like “Escape” with Nomra. G Jones kicks off the weekend […]

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Georgia Driver Somehow Escapes Massive Windshield Impalement With Minor Injuries

We know. Upon seeing the photo above, which features perhaps a dozen or more logs impaling a Nissan Xterra’s windshield, you thought you clicked the wrong window and accidentally brought up that Final Destination movie you started for the millionth time last night—for reasons unbeknownst to you or anyone else.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Shaky Beats will not return in 2020

The organizers of Shaky Beats have declared that the Atlanta, Georgia-based music festival will not return in 2020. It is currently unclear whether Shaky Beats is indefinitely canceled or will simply not be hosting a 2020 iteration. Coordinators did not cite a specific reason for the event’s impending absence from the 2020 festival circuit. The […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: Beto Shouldn’t Run In 2020, But Not Because He Can’t Win

This week, outgoing Congressman Beto O’Rourke said he would not rule out running for president in 2020. While a tantalizing prospect, should Beto run, he may be missing an opportunity to build something else far more powerful in the long run…. To continue reading this article, please go here.Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Georgia Just Turned into a GOP 4-Alarm Fire as Early Voting More than Triples

Monday was the first day of early voting in Georgia and it’s…not going well for Republicans. Voters across Georgia rushed to the polls on the first day of in-person early voting Monday, with 69,049 people casting their ballots.That’s a sharp increase from the last midterm election in 2014, when …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Blistering Report Finds Bernie Sanders’ “Our Revolution” An Internal Mess

After losing the Democratic nomination in 2016, Bernie Sanders started Our Revolution, an organization devoted to grassroots organizing and raising the profiles of progressive candidates. However, today’s POLITICO article by Edward-Isaac Dovere paints a bleak picture of an organization that may …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Canadian Says She Was Jailed In Georgia Because Police Wouldn’t Accept Her Driver’s License 

On her 27th birthday in early April, Ontario-native Emily Nield got pulled over by Georgia police for speeding. After a police officer allegedly said her documentation—which included a Canadian driver’s license and not a hard-copy of a passport—was invalid, the officer handcuffed Nield and sent her to jail, CBC reports…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Georgia Republicans Openly Embrace Fascism

Yesterday, I wrote about the Lt. Governor of Georgia, Casey Cagle, threatening to abuse his power to punish Delta Airlines, a private corporation, because it chose to end its affiliation with the NRA. But while Cagle was exposing his penchant for big government overreach on Twitter, his fellow …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Georgia’s GOP Lt. Governor Just Threatened Delta Airlines For Dumping The NRA

The panic of Republicans and the NRA must be starting to reach dangerous levels because only someone out of their mind with fear would put out the following tweet and think it was a good idea: That would Casey Cagle, the Republican Lt. Governor of Georgia, threatening to use the power of the …Continue reading […]

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It’s Dressing. Save a Life; Cut It Out With the Stuffing Shit

It’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving is literally in just a few days. It seems like only yesterday that summer was lighting a literal fire under so many folks’ asses. But here we are. Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday; you get good food and fellowship with family and friends. And speaking of good food, it’s […]

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The Real Winner in Virginia Last Night – Paper Ballots

Last night’s elections in Virginia were a stunning victory for the Democrats. As I reported on Monday, voters in the commonwealth didn’t care about Donna Brazile and DNC fundraising squabbles: they were too busy organizing to usher into power their new governor, Ralph Northam, their new Lt. …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Death Row Inmate Asks For Firing Squad After Multiple Botched Executions in the US

A death row inmate in Atlanta, Georgia has asked the court to execute him by firing squad. He argues that the pain medication he’s been on for the past decade would make him less susceptible to a fast death by lethal injection. And even people who aren’t taking pain medication have died in horrifying ways […]

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Death Row Inmate Asks For Firing Squad After Multiple Botched Executions in the US

A death row inmate in Atlanta, Georgia has asked the court to execute him by firing squad. He argues that the pain medication he’s been on for the past decade would make him less susceptible to a fast death by lethal injection. And even people who aren’t taking pain medication have died in horrifying ways […]

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