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Reality Check: Trump Personally Hired Almost Everyone Involved In The Michael Cohen Raid

Donald Trump spent a good part of Monday ranting about how there’s a conspiracy by “the other side” to destroy him and once again talked about firing Special Consul Robert Mueller. But, as Bob Cesca keeps pointing out, everything Trump does makes things worse for Trump and this appears to be no …Continue reading Continue […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: Jeff Sessions Is Turning Out To Be The Constitution’s Staunchest Republican Defender

The Banter Long Read: When Trump became the Republican nominee, one of the (many) warnings the pragmatic left had for the Never Hillary purists was that a President Trump would be a nightmare for the black and Latino communities. With the selection of Jeff Sessions as America’s first …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The GOP Is Going After Marijuana Laws For One Pathetic Reason

by Kate Harveston At a time when it seems the GOP can’t agree on anything, they also can’t agree on marijuana laws. With the cacophony of crises and scandals swirling around Washington, you would be correct to think that how Americans use pot should be a rather low-priority issue for the Trump …Continue reading Continue […]

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Jeff Sessions Just Admitted American Law Enforcement Is For White People

During a speech at the National Sheriff’s Association winter conference Monday morning, America’s first Confederate Attorney General Jeff Sessions accidentally (or maybe not so accidentally) admitted out loud what the black community has been saying for decades (centuries?): American law …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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Black Voters (Especially Black Women) are the Base of the Democratic Party

When I wrote my article yesterday about voter suppression in Alabama, I was resigned that Yellowhammer State would elect Roy Moore – a racist, misogynistic, pedophile – to the Senate seat formerly held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. But as I read reports on Twitter about the high turnout, I …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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The Paul Manafort Tapes may be the Constitutional Crisis We’ve all Been Dreading

Paul Manafort is well and truly screwed and we might be, too. The FBI had such damning evidence against him that even during the 2016 election, a judge signed off on a warrant to wiretap Manafort’s communications and that surveillance continued after Trump was sworn in as president:The FBI resumed …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Eugenics President

The Banter Long Read: It’s not a name currently in the news because abortion and Planned Parenthood haven’t been brought up since the failure of the congressional Republicans to repeal Obamacare, but let’s begin by talking about Margaret Sanger…To continue reading this MEMBERS ONLY article, …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump’s Awesome Trail of Humiliated Republicans Grows Longer by the Day

One of the reasons people hate politics is that truth is rarely a politician’s objective. Election and power are. –Cal Thomas.As a political writer, I’ve always found voluntary humiliation in the political world fascinating to witness. The men and women who enter politics are often contradictory, …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Everything White People Think About Affirmative Action Is Wrong

After uniting with Steve Bannon, Stephen Miller and Betsy DeVos to form the Trump administration’s version of the Caucasian Avengers, Jeff Sessions has directed his efforts toward uplifting a class of people who have long been ignored by the American educational system: white people.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Women, Uninterrupted

As human beings, we all benefit from feeling that we have a voice, and knowing that we’re not alone in encountering both the pleasures and harsh realities of life. Shared experiences bring us closer together, help us identify problems, and can drive change. This holds especially true for groups who …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: Jeff Sessions, Donald Trump and the ‘Biff Tannen Gambit’

When we talk about the damage being inflicted on both the system and our political culture, this is what we’re talking about..To continue reading this article, please go here.. A Banter Membership gets you access to the magazine and all our Members Only content. Your membership also directly …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Quick Ways to Recall Things You’ve Forgotten So You Don’t End Up Like Jeff Sessions

Some things are tough to remember: where you parked, your entire middle school years, and, of course, whether you had conversations with Russian officials—especially if you’re testifying in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee about a certain investigation regarding Russia and the 2016 election like Jeff…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Kamala Harris is Roasting Jeff Sessions on Twitter Right Now

After beating up on Jeff Sessions at the Senate testimony today, Sen. Kamala Harris took to twitter to continue roasting him for his maddening performance that consisted of him apparently not recalling or remembering anything.Harris also took exception to senators attempting to cut her off while …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Jeff Sessions Essentially Hinted That The Trump Campaign Is Tied To Russia

In theory, Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III testified in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee thanks to allegations made by former FBI Director James Comey while recalling his experience being fired, admittedly by Trump, in an effort to end the investigation into …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Senators Tear Into Jeff Sessions for Refusing to Explain Why He Won’t Answer Questions About Trump Under Oath

Attorney General Jeff Sessions must be feeling like a tattered Keelber elf piñata after being smacked around so beautifully during his appearance Tuesday before the Senate Intelligence Committee.Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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How to Watch Jeff Sessions Testify, but Remember Not to Laugh At Him or You’ll Literally Be Arrested Like That Woman Who Chuckled During His Confirmation Hearing Yeah Remember That Shit It Was Wild

All the major TV networks are carrying today’s testimony of Attorney General Jeff Sessions to the Senate Intelligence Committee. But if you’re not in front of a TV, you may be looking for a way to watch it online for free. Well, we’ve got you covered. Just make sure not to laugh at Sessions. Because […]

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Judge Decides a Bomb-Making White Nationalist Isn’t Really Dangerous

The Washington Post is not prone to Onion-style headlines but I still started to smile when I read what had to be a joke of some sort: A neo-Nazi with explosives and a framed photo of Timothy McVeigh is not a threat, judge rules. I started to read the article expecting a weird, …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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