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Trump’s “Breeding Concept” Tweet Is A Stark Reminder That He Only Speaks To His Racist Base

Wednesday morning, Donald Trump woke up and started rage tweeting at California and its governor, Jerry Brown: Ignoring the gibberish of “breeding concept”, who says the people of California aren’t happy? Only 4 polls since 2013 have shown Brown’s popularity dipping below 50%. The rest are …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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White House Claims Trump Doesn’t Want A Shutdown (After He Asked For A Shutdown)

In example number 4297 of the White House directly contradicting president Trump’s manic outbursts, press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders came out today to refute the notion that Trump is advocating a government shutdown. From The Hill:  The White House on Tuesday insisted that it …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Conservatives Are Still Really Confused Over Why Trump Isn’t More Popular With Darkies

The Washington Post’s Marc A. Thiessen is deeply confused. After a full year of Trump making America great again, why is he so unpopular? No, seriously, he really said this. Despite a year of achievements — including historic tax and regulatory reform, confirmation of conservative judges, …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The American Shithole

There is a county that ranks 31st globally in life expectancy even though its healthcare costs per capita are by far the highest. This country has one of the lowest voter participation rates in the free world. It loses over a thousand people every week to misuse of pharmaceutical opioids. It loses …Continue reading Continue […]

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Definitely Not Racist Trump Bars Haitians From Agricultural, Seasonal Worker Visas

“Why do we need more Haitians? Take them out,” Donald Trump reportedly said in his famed meeting on immigration earlier this month. He also referred to the predominantly black nation and other African countries as “shitholes” and asked those present why America couldn’t get more immigrants from …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Media is Not Reporting on What the Democrats Really Stand For

The Banter Long Read: The current common wisdom is that the Democratic Party doesn’t actually stand for anything other than running against Trump. The right wing says it. The Purity Left says it. The “liberal” media says it. So many people say it just has to be true. Except for the part where …Continue reading Continue […]

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Fox News Swoons Over Trump’s “Sh*thole” Slur

After the news broke that the Donald Trump said, out loud, “Why do we want all these people from ‘shithole countries’ coming here?”, Fox News took to the air to essentially celebrate it. This is the hate speech they live for and they couldn’t wait to baptize it as presidential. According to …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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It Took This Issue To Make Tucker Carlson Finally Turn On Trump

A serious argument can be made that Tucker Carlson is the most dangerous man in America. The Fox News commentator is smart, articulate and somewhat self aware, yet uses his considerable talents to shill for the most disastrous president in US history. Night in night out, Carlson goes to bat for the …Continue reading Continue […]

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These Cities Are Providing Free Legal Representation to Residents Facing Deportation

To say that the current administration has been pushing extremely harsh immigration policies would be putting it mildly. Trump even went so far as to repeal the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which was intended to protect undocumented immigrants brought to the US as children. The country has…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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The Old Man Who Calls Border Patrol on Immigrants, and the Teen Girl Who Asked Him Why

A couple of years ago I was sitting on my front porch with my family, when suddenly we saw several Jeeps painted in camouflage rumbling down the street. They were driven by men dressed in black and camouflage. We are all Latinos around here, but the men weren’t. They were much lighter skinned, and some […]

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Fun with Chuck and Nancy

Hypothetical questions can make you think. Would you marry a dickhead if he was handsome and rich? Would you marry an airhead if she were a knockout? Would you give up five IQ points for a million dollars? These sorts of questions may be a bit simplistic and silly, but they are often clarifying and […]

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EA Says It Will Try To Help Its Dreamer Employees

On Tuesday, President Trump and his administration announced that they would end the DACA program which allows undocumented youth brought to the United States as children to work and receive protection from deportation. Some major tech and gaming corporations have spoken out about DACA, including Madden and Sims…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Trump’s Cynical Attack on ‘Dreamers’ Was Designed to Shame Tolerant Republicans

Modern Republicanism will go down as one of the most cynical, lazy political ideologies in modern history. It is built almost entirely on a religious belief in the power of free markets, and the vilification of immigrants, women, and minority communities. If Donald Trump can be given credit for …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Video Games Gave Him The Chance To Prove He Is American

Video games aren’t what kept José Muñoz in his parents’ basement for much of the past seven years, slipping into depression. They aren’t why the former honor roll student dropped out of college, and they aren’t why he couldn’t get a job. Video games aren’t what sent him to a therapist’s couch, and video games […]

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Obama on Trump Ending DACA: “Ultimately, This is About Basic Decency”

Trump is moving to end DACA, Obama’s law that shielded young immigrants from deportation, and Jeff Sessions made the announcement today with a grin on his face that suggests a kid sneaking a cookie out of the jar, except in this case, the cookie is legalized racism.We know the motives behind this …Continue reading Continue […]

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How to Contact Your Representative About DACA

Friday The White House suggested that President Trump plans to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), a program introduced during the Obama administration that protects young undocumented immigrants from being deported. The program allows those young people to attend school or seek work permits in the…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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