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Senate Republicans Aren’t Going To Do A Goddamn Thing To Defend McCain’s “Honor”

You don’t have to like John McCain to feel bad that he’s dying from cancer. Conversely, you don’t have to hate him to acknowledge that his legacy is going to be a seriously mixed bag of warmongering combined with vanishingly rare Republican integrity. You do, however, have to be an asshole to make …Continue reading […]

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The Far Left And Far Right Agree: John McCain’s Imminent Death Should Be Celebrated

I vehemently disagree with John McCain on almost all political issues. He is a war obsessed conservative who has been on the wrong side of very military issue I can think of, an enemy of social security and the welfare state, and no friend to women’s rights. I also think he is a brave war […]

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The GOP Hall of Fame

Most halls of fame have very high standards. The Baseball Hall of Fame, for example, requires ten to fifteen years of dominance in the sport, whether a smattering of batting and home run titles, a string of twenty-win seasons, or embodying the elite of the elite at your position for the better part …Continue reading […]

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Six Sitting Members of Congress Who Voted Against Martin Luther King Day

Today we honor the life of Martin Luther King Jr. Through the power of his words and his actions, MLK inspired people to put their lives on the line in the fight for equality between the races, a struggle that continues to this day. When we remember him, we should remember both what he achieved […]

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The GOP Tax Bill is an Abomination. Now Get Mad.

I woke up this morning with a sick feeling in the pit of my stomach, because I knew that as soon as I turned on my phone, I’d get a notification of the Republican’s “accomplishment” on my phone. Late last night, the Republican Party displayed their true colors by passing their tax bill that, …Continue reading […]

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McCain May Sink Obamacare and Screw America After All

For those of you on tenterhooks concerning the disastrous new GOP tax bill, your worrying is about to get worse: John McCain, the deciding vote in killing the last two GOP attempts to destroy Obamacare, just announced he will support this bill today, saying: “I believe this legislation, though far …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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The Stories You May Have Missed in the Year Since Trump’s Election

It’s been exactly one year since Donald Trump officially went from racist and psychologically addled TV man to racist and psychologically addled president.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Trump Supporters Really Are Some Horrible C**ts

I genuinely like to see the best in people, regardless of political persuasion or religious affiliation. I also have close friends who are Trump supporters and think they are fine people (with whom I disagree with profoundly of course). But after seeing this heartbreaking tweet from Meghan McCain, …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The Triumph of Obamacare Proves That Democracy Still Exists in the Age of Trum

Watching CSPAN 2 last night as Sen. John McCain joined Sens. Collins and Murkowski in voting against the GOP’s deeply cruel and cynical “skinny repeal” of the Affordable Care Act was perhaps the most triumphant political moment since before the 2016 election. The rest of the stories we’ve been …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The Funniest Tweet of the Senate Healthcare Debacle Will Make You Laugh Out Loud

While the health care senate vote last night was nail biting, serious stuff, there was an interaction on Twitter that made me laugh out loud for several minutes. Just after the vote went through and the Republicans failed again to dismantle health care for millions of Americans, Senator Christ …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The Senate Just Killed #SkinnyRepeal. Thank God.

We’ll have more on this tomorrow, but great news for the millions of Americans who stood to lose their health care during the epic drama that unfolded in the Senate tonight. From CNN: The Senate has dealt a devastating setback to the Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare, defeating a GOP …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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John McCain: Patriot to Pathetic Partisan

John McCain has brain cancer and if the diagnosis is correct, his remaining life expectancy can range anywhere between 12 to 60 months in the best case scenario. As an eighty year old man who was in the armed services, fought for his country in Vietnam, suffered through torture and emotional abuse …Continue reading Continue […]

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John McCain’s Entire Legacy Depends on His Senate Healthcare Vote

Recently diagnosed with the most severe form of brain cancer, John McCain is making a dramatic return to Washington today to cast his vote to further debate in the Senate on the Obamacare repeal bill Republicans are desperate to pass. While McCain and his family deserve the utmost sympathy in …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The 7 Most Dangerous Republicans Right Now

While pretty much every Republican currently in office is awful, there are seven that stand out from the rest of the crowd. They exemplify everything that’s wrong with the modern right wing and deserve a round of applause for their extraordinary effort to destroy everything good about America with …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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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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No, Vladimir Putin is Not The Greatest Threat to America

If there’s one thing you can always rely on Senator John McCain for, it’s doing his best to scare the American public. The Arizona Republican’s penchant for supporting aggressive military action against a variety of menacing actors overseas, or at the very least, consistently growing the number of …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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F*ck It, I Want Trump To Shoot Somebody In The Middle of 5th Avenue

Last week, America watched as Donald Trump not only fired FBI Director James Comey (a.k.a. Giant Man in Real Life) for clearly bullshit reasons, but SprayTan Saddam couldn’t even be bothered to defend those bullshit reasons for an entire 48 hours and so he just flat out admitted — in tandem with …Continue reading Continue […]

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F*ck It, I Want Trump To Shoot Somebody In The Middle of 5th Avenue

Last week, America watched as Donald Trump not only fired FBI Director James Comey (a.k.a. Giant Man in Real Life) for clearly bullshit reasons, but SprayTan Saddam couldn’t even be bothered to defend those bullshit reasons for an entire 48 hours, so he just flat out admitted — in tandem with Sarah …Continue reading Continue […]

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John McCain Shows Signs of Life With Spiteful Vote to Kill Bad Environmental Bill

After years of being missing and presumably dead, the ole maverick McCain poked his head out today to give his fellow Republicans a big middle finger. A vote to kill Obama-era environmental regulations failed to pass the Senate because of McCain, and many believe he did it because his senator colleagues aren’t…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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