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Faced With Political Annihilation, Republicans Suddenly Want to Sound Like Liberals

Peggy Noonan, Bill Kristol, Charlie Sykes, Jeff Flake, some guy named Julius Krein, and an ever growing list of staunch conservatives are setting the media’s heart aflutter by bashing the ideological train-wreck the conservative movement has become.It’s weird, though, because while they’re supposed …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Ten Twilight Zone Episodes to Watch Right Now

With neo-Nazis marching in Charlottesville and Boston, a President who grows more insane by the day, and a peninsular totalitarian state finally creating successful nuclear weapons, it’s time to have another look at possibly the most influential dramatic TV series of all time, Rod Serling’s The …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Bantercast #8: Noor Tagouri – Sex Trafficking and Heroin Addiction in America

In today’s episode of the Bantercast, Ben and Michael talk to Noor Tagouri, a Muslim American woman who made history by becoming the first woman to wear hijab in Playboy magazine. Noor Tagouri is a journalist at Newsy and has been on the road documenting heroin addiction and sex trafficking in …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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Photo of Kendall Jenner Bringing Peace to Nazi Rally With Pepsi Wins the Internet

After Kendall Jenner’s disastrous ad campaign for Pepsi, the internet exploded with some of the funniest parodies ever created in the wake of a huge social faux pas. We wrote about one of them on the Banter, and the piece went viral for an entire month (if you have a few minutes, please check out […]

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Trump’s Staff is Forced to Treat Him Like a Toddler and Here’s the Depressing Proof

It’s clear to anyone paying attention for the past 40 or so years that Donald Trump acts like a spoiled brat. That this personality defect has taken center stage since his illegitimate election is an understatement. But it’s easy to dismiss me when I say this, I’m just a filthy liberal scum that …Continue reading […]

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Watch Top Trump Donor Get Obliterated by Jennifer Rubin Over Charlottesville

Trump lackeys are not having a great time on television these days. With tolerance for blatant bullshit at an all time low, those still willing to go on legitimate media outlets to defend the president are being pounded into mincemeat by reporters and pundits who simply will not put up with the …Continue reading Continue […]

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Bannon is Going Back to Breitbart to Declare War on the Republican Party

Now that Bannon has “voluntarily” left the White House, Axios reports that he will be the attack dog of the billionaire Mercer family and he’s ready to take on the “globalists” (read as: “Jews”) that are running the world.In other words, despite ridiculing the KKK and Nazis, Bannon is going to be …Continue reading Continue […]

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Watch a Prominent Donald Trump Backer Get Wrecked on Live Television

Ali Velshi and Stephanie Ruhle invited ‘Donald Trump for President’ advisory board member Brad Thomas onto their MSNBC show today and gave the hapless business man one of the most savage dressing downs I’ve ever seen on live television. Thomas appeared to think that he could lie and evade his …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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In Trump’s America, neo-Nazis are the Real Victims in Charlottesville

This cannot be repeated often enough: The American right wing no longer exists in the same universe as the rest of the world. They have been completely isolated from reality by an all encompassing media bubble that feeds them pure propaganda 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.For …Continue reading […]

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Breitbart Readers Are Blaming Obama For Racist Violence in Charlottesville

After a white supremacist plowed his car into a crowd of anti-fascist protestors, one would think that responsible media outlets would cover the story quite extensively. Not so if you’re Breitbart.com — the internet’s thinly disguised home to America’s White Power community. The headline on …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Bantercast #7: Chris Bradshaw – The Vegetable Man

In today’s show, we talk to Washington D.C’s most notorious gardener, Chris Bradshaw of the non-profit “Dreaming Out Loud”. Chris spoke to us about how gardening can heal communities and provide a way of feeding people without relying on giant supermarkets and fast food chains. His non-profit aims …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: Icarus – A Look into Russia’s Crimes of the Heart

The Banter Long Read: Icarus, Bryan Fogel’s new documentary out on Netflix, is a compelling look inside an aspect of Putin’s Russia that’s gotten a bit lost in the shuffle amidst all the news coming out about their election meddling: their history of using Performance Enhancing Drugs (PEDs) in …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Anthony Scaramucci is Literally The Dumbest Person on Earth

America’s shortest lived press secretary Anthony Scaramucci is back in the public eye, claiming he wasn’t aware that calling a journalist to rant at him would result in his comments being published. Let’s repeat that: Anthony Scaramucci, whose job it was to handle journalists and shape the …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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ODESZA stops by Beats 1 Radio to talk forthcoming album

One month remains until ODESZA releases their highly-anticipated third studio album, A Moment Apart. The Seattle-based duo has certainly been doing everything to spread the news of their impending LP to the masses, including teasing new singles, a special BBC Radio 1 mix, and proffering an insider’s take on the making of their new album.Most recently, Clay and Harrison stopped by Apple’s […]

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Eric Bolling is No Anomaly, Fox News is Sexist and Rotten to the Core

In the latest employee scandal at Fox News, it was revealed by the Huffington Post that Eric Bolling, co-host of “The Five,” was recently suspended from the network for sending lewd text messages to colleagues. This should come as absolutely no surprise to anyone vaguely familiar with Fox …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Despite Criticism, New Art Forms Embraced by the Kennedy Center Honors Are a Breath of Fresh Air

I love the Kennedy Center Honors. I love its devotion to artists, and watching those inspired by them pay tribute. The last eight years we were blessed to have a President who took an active interest in the arts, and Melissa Ethridge’s performance of “Born to Run” for Bruce Springsteen felt like …Continue reading Continue […]

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