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He Pulled Up Her Dress At School So She Stabbed Him With A Pair Of Scissors

Down in Tennessee, a male student at Central High School thought it would be funny to lift up the dress of a female student to get a peek underneath. She was not amused: The victim took a pair of scissors and attempted to strike him multiple times before eventually connecting, a report states.The …Continue reading […]

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#MeToo Is “Total Hypocrisy”? Oh, F*ck You, Roman Polanski

In 1977, 43-year-Roman Polanski, a powerful and famous director, gave a 13-year-old girl drugs and alcohol and proceeded to orally, vaginally, and anally rape her. He then fled the United States before being sentenced to jail and has been avoiding extradition ever since. Several other women since …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Women Win Big in House Primaries Last Night

Last night’s primaries in Ohio, Indiana, North Carolina, and West Virginia garnered more attention for who lost rather than who won. In Ohio, Dennis Kucinich, the former Congressman and perennial Presidential candidate lost the nomination for governor this fall. Although his old presidential …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Did Donald Trump’s “Dirty Ops” Campaign Bring Down Eric Schneiderman?

Let’s get the obvious out of the way: Fuck Eric Schneiderman. I know we’re supposed to do the whole “innocent until proven guilty thing” but just like with Roy Moore, Schneiderman’s victims told their friends about what had happened so there is contemporaneous collaboration of their stories. …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Sam Harris, Jordan Peterson, And The Identity Politics Conundrum

There is a good argument to be made that the Alt Right movement spearheaded by the likes of Steve Bannon, Richard Spencer, Milo Yiannopolous, and the polemicists at Breitbart was a reaction to the rise of identity politics on the left. Much has been written about this, and the movement built around …Continue reading Continue […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: Tony Robbins Proves Why The #MeToo Movement Is Still So Important

I have a personal story about Tony Robbins that confirmed many of my worst suspicions about the self help/positive thinking guru. It involves a close friend of mine who may face legal consequences for his run in with Mr. Robbins, and for that reason this article has to go behind our paywall. I will …Continue […]

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Florida School Forces Teen Girl To Put Bandaids Over Her Nipples

American schools have this fascinating double standard when it comes to how male and female students are allowed to dress. Boys can wear pretty much anything they want while girls are not allowed to wear anything that might be “distracting” to boys and/or male teachers. Case in point: MANATEE …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: Gary Oldman And The Limits Of The #MeToo Movement

In the wake of the #MeToo movement that swept across America and much of the western world in October of 2017, I was so taken aback by the speed and intensity of it that I genuinely struggled to come to terms with what was going on. The sheer number of horrendous stories that flooded social […]

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‘Ren & Stimpy’ Creator Accused Of Possessing Kiddie Porn And Preying On Underage Girls

(PHOTO: Kricfalusi and a 15-year-old Byrd in 1996. Via Buzzfeed.)  Many of you might not know this about me, but between 1999 and 2009, I ran my own animation studio called “Camp Chaos.” Our first breakout success, “Napster Bad,” was a crude satire of Metallica’s lawsuit against …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Don’t Be Anxious About Impeaching Trump. He’s More Useful To Democrats In Power.

If Donald Trump were black and a Democrat, he would have never been allowed to run for president in the first place. His “thug like” behavior would have been far too threatening to white male Fox News viewers, and you would barely remember his name let alone have to deal with the madness Americans …Continue […]

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The Sexist Roots of the “Nancy Pelosi Problem”

When Conor Lamb won his special election in Pennsylvania last week, he distanced himself from House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, calling for new leadership if the Democrats retake Congress in November. Since Lamb won by only a handful of votes, this may have been shrewd strategizing on his …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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College Campuses Are Going Completely Insane

On Tuesday, several students at Princeton University walked out of a classroom due to an anthropology professor teaching a course on “Cultural Freedoms: Hate Speech, Blasphemy and Pornography,” repeatedly using the word “nigger” in class. Reported the Daily Princetonian:  …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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More Men Are Raped Every Year Than Women

By now, we all know the whole “one in four women will get raped” chestnut is a bunch of bullshit. That misconception stems from a 1985 Ms. Magazine survey conducted by Kent State professor Mary Koss—a hardline feminist who once declared “rape represents an extreme behavior but one that is on a continuum with normal […]

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Hillary Protecting Staffer Accused Of Harassment Is Bad, But Let’s Have Some Goddamn Perspective Please

The story broken by the New York Times today that revealed Hillary Clinton protected a male staffer accused of sexual harassment during her 2008 campaign against President Obama does not look good for the former first lady and Secretary of State. However, it is important to keep perspective on the …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Larry Nassar Falls To Judge Rosemarie Aquilina’s Army Of Women

The once world-renowned Olympic doctor, Lawrence G. Nassar, was sentenced to up to 175 years in prison for decades-long sexual abuse of more than 160 women, many of them children. Larry Nassar was repeatedly hired, put in a position of power, and continuously committed sex crimes against women as …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Women In America Are Rising: “We’re Taking The Power Back On November 6th”

One year after the first Women’s March, we marched again. Up to 2.5 million people marched in the United States this year and many more took part in sister marches worldwide. We hit the streets with signs and missions to protest this administration and the injustices happening in the …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: Consent Is Sexy. Here’s How to Do It Right

With the #MeToo movement comes so many people taking a hard look at their dating and sex lives and wondering if they are respectful and doing it right in the age of rape culture. It’s long overdue, of course, though so many have been trying to change this culture for a very long time. Since […]

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Bantercast Episode 25: Facebook Live Chat – Aziz Ansari and Bitcoin

In this special ‘Facebook Live’ episode of the Bantercast, Ben and Michael discuss the complexities and confusion surrounding the Aziz Ansari scandal and talk about the rise and fall (and rise again?) of Bitcoin. Is the Aziz Ansari episode a turning point in the #MeToo movement? Are all men a …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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