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MEMBERS ONLY: Mitch McConnell Doesn’t Want You To Vote

An epidemic is plaguing the Republican Party these days. For some reason, perhaps it’s their consciences or perhaps it’s the pressure of backstopping an incompetent nincompoop in the White House, who knows, it could be anything. Whatever the root cause, it appears as if the Republicans can’t stop …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Support We Received During Trump’s Shutdown Was Humbling

Over the five weeks of Trump’s idiotic shutdown over a wall he will never build, my wife and I discovered just how much support we had from our friends and family. It was a humbling experience and one we were not expecting.   To continue reading this article, please go to our digital …Continue reading Continue […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Real Reason Why Conservatives Are Petrified Of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

The emergence of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as a major player in the American political scene has been astonishing to watch. The 29 year old Latina from the Bronx is not only a fearless progressive, but captivatingly self assured and incredibly well informed. This potent mix has unnerved the …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: Roger Stone Has Been Arrested, Now Congress Needs To Impeach Before It Is Too Late

With the arrest of Stone, the evidence for Trump’s collusion with Russia is also now so overwhelming that if action isn’t taken to impeach the president, American democracy and the rule of law may be at risk of collapsing… To continue reading this article, please go here. Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: How Vice Rewrites The Rules of Biopics

Throughout the film’s first hour, McKay plants the seeds for conservatism’s rise. Cheney meets Roger Ailes as a young congressional staffer; Antonin Scalia before he became a Supreme Court justice; and even a drunken George W. Bush (a hilarious Sam Rockwell) crashing a Christmas party. These men, …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: Nancy Pelosi Has Checkmated Trump

(Image via AP) In a matter of weeks on the job, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has managed to checkmate Trump over his government shutdown in spectacular fashion. Not only has Pelosi refused to back down from Trump’s childish threats over his border wall, she has managed bullied the bully and forced …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: I Stood On Line At A Food Bank For The First Time. Why Should I Feel Humiliated?

This past Saturday, my wife Deb and I drove out to the Giant supermarket in Groveton, a neighborhood in the southeastern part of my hometown of Alexandria, Virginia. We were not going to go food shopping. We were going to stand on line at a food bank for federal workers who are not being paid […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: American Capitalism Is Making You Sick And Destroying Itself

(Image via Business Insider) Capitalism as an economic model for society is basically an untouchable concept in America. Anyone who disagrees with this is a socialist, or worse, a communist who doesn’t understand “how things work”. And by “work”, this means making as many people materially wealthy …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: American Capitalism Is Making You Sick And Destroying Itself

(Image via Business Insider) Capitalism as an economic model for society is basically an untouchable concept in America. Anyone who disagrees with this is a socialist, or worse, a communist who doesn’t understand “how things work”. And by “work”, this means making as many people materially wealthy …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: Kevin Hart Still Doesn’t Realize He’s The Problem

(Photograph courtesy of Michael Rozman/Warner Bros.) As of this writing, the Oscars still do not have a host, but Hart is campaigning to get the job back. His first step was to sit down with Ellen DeGeneres on her daytime talk show for an interview. Appearing with one of the most powerful members …Continue reading […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: Would You Vote For Trump If He Was Progressive? I Wouldn’t, And Here’s Why.

Over the holiday season, I spent time with an uncle in the U.K who is decidedly more right wing than I am. He supported Brexit, and views liberal pc culture as one of the biggest problems in British society. My uncle is a highly intelligent man, a professor, lecturer, and columnist who is routinely …Continue […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: Because of the Trump Shutdown, We May Not Be Able to Pay Our Bills

This is week two of Donald Trump’s stupid partial government shutdown and my wife is still working. For free. Yeah, she’s one of the exempt employees which means that she has keep working no matter how long this goes on. Without pay. And since she’s the primary breadwinner, that’s going to be …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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Is Rudy Giuliani Paving The Way For Trump’s Resignation?

During an astonishing appearance on This Week with George Stephanopoulos, Donald Trump’s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, made two stunning confessions. Not only did Giuliani admit that Trump had colluded with the Russians in the 2016 presidential election…. To continue reading this article, please go …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: Trump and Pelosi’s Re-Enactment Of Richard III

In his latest book, Tyrant: Shakespeare on Politics, Pulitzer-Prize winning historian Stephen Greenblatt analyzes the Bard’s most power-hungry characters. The book never mentions Donald Trump by name, but it is easy to see the parallels between our president and the characters Greenblatt writes …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Skeptic’s Guide To ‘Never Trump’ Republicans

(image via MSNBC) There’s an ongoing debate among the left concerning the Never Trumpers. You know who they are, Republicans who woke up one day and realized that the Republican Party was filled with, well, Republicans…. To continue reading this Members Only piece, please go to our digital …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Brett Kavanaugh And Neil Degrasse Tyson Conundrum

In the wake of the #MeToo movement, it would be a fair assessment to say that my entire world view changed — almost over night. The seemingly never ending stream of high profile men accused of horrific acts of sexual assault laid bare the reality most women live in. Far from the equal society many […]

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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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MEMBERS ONLY: Actually, Yes, Republican Voters Are Racist Misogynists

In an attempt to maintain the peace around the Thanksgiving table last week, the Kansas City Star recirculated a column by the Washington Post’s Republican opinion writer Marc Thiessen. I stumbled across it on Facebook and the title alone told me exactly what the column would be: Another garbage …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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