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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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Trump: ‘I Won’t Be Here’ When Debt Crisis Wrecks America

Perhaps the best thing about the Trump presidency is that America can finally see what the Republican Party truly is. Dispelling the myth it is a conservative political party dedicated to small government, fiscal responsibility, and lower taxes, Trump is revealing it to be a lying, hypocritical …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Mitch McConnell’s Shameless Op-Ed Totally Backfires

No other Republican has done more damage to the United States than Mitch McConnell. In 2010, before he became Senate Majority Leader, he famously said his party’s “top political priority should be to deny President Obama a second term.” Once he became Majority Leader, he rammed through the … Continue reading

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Chuck Schumer Can No Longer Be Senate Leader

One of my least favorite traits about Democrats is that we tend to get dissatisfied with our leaders pretty quickly. In the year following Obama’s inaugural, major news outlets were already writing articles saying Obama was disappointing them, despite the fact that he hadn’t even served a full term …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Republicans Blame Poor For Trump’s Huge Deficit, Plan To Destroy Social Security, Medicare

Republicans insisted that Trump’s $1.5 trillion tax aimed almost entirely at giant corporations and the ultra rich would not only pay for itself, but create a substantial windfall that would benefit all Americans.  In fact, the entire reason the GOP has stood behind Trump despite him wrecking …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Elaine Chao Is a Stealth American Nightmare

Nearly every member of Donald Trump’s wealthy cabal of cabinet members has faced some sort of scandal in the president’s first term. Scott Pruitt, Tom Price, David Shulkin, Ryan Zinke, and Ben Carson have all dominated the news at one time or another with their corrupt spending habits. The press had a field day with…Read […]

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Mitch McConnell Fears a Massive Trump Midterm Wipeout: Report

Politico reports that while Trump’s advisers are telling him everything is going just great as Rome burns, Republican leaders Mitch McConnell and Paul Ryan not only smell the smoke, but they can see the flames already creeping up the side of the building: Among GOP leaders, however, there is …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Republicans Just Voted to Destroy the Future of Millions of Americans

It’s hard to put a positive spin on this given how destructive every sane economist believes the GOP’s tax plan will be. Reported the New York Times on the plan that just passed in the Senate:  Republicans took a critical step toward notching their first significant legislative …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Quote of the Day: Republican Tax Cuts Can and Will Be Repealed

While the left is still reeling from the abominable tax plan just passed by the Republican Party, NY Mag’s Jonathan Chait points out that in the long term, this is about the best thing that could have ever happened to the Democrats. Why? Midterms, midterms, midterms. The policy is so unpopular, so …Continue reading Continue […]

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Trump’s Official Endorsement of Pedophile Roy Moore Proves The GOP is Beyond Salvation

Today, Donald Trump endorsed Republican Alabama Senate Candidate Roy Moore – religious fanatic, anti-gay marriage, Islamophobic, pedophiliac Roy Moore, the most dangerous Senate candidate since David Duke. For the past few weeks, the President has soft-pedaled around a firm endorsement. …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Kid Rock is Not Running for Senate

As we contemplate what has become of our political scene in 2017, with a President who used to be a reality TV host, dubious billionaires seeking to dip their toe in the water, and a superPAC supporting a 2020 candidacy from Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, we can all breathe a collective sigh …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Sniveling Senate Republicans Finally Accept Obamacare Repeal is Over

It’s finally over folks. Senate Republican leaders who have spent the past god knows how many years attempting to destroy Obamacare have officially pulled the plug on their latest ridiculous ACA replacement plan. They had planned a vote on the measure at the end of the month, but with not enough …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell’s Cold War Spells The Beginning of the End

The New York Times broke a story today revealing the shocking extent of the bad blood between the president Trump and Majority Senate Leader Mitch McConnell. If you are a Trump fan, the story makes for incredibly depressing reading given the precarious place the Trump administration is in …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Republicans are More Worried About Their F*cking Tax Cut for Billionaires Than About Trump Defending Nazis

If you were wondering why the GOP’s response to Donald Trump publicly defending Nazis has been so muted, prepare to be less than surprised:Congressional GOP leaders are hoping to recover from their failed effort to replace the Affordable Care Act and salvage their legislative agenda by unifying the …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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F*ck You, Mitch McConnell: The Sequel

Seven months ago, The Daily Banter’s Chez Pazienza marveled at the astonishing hypocrisy of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell:The unfathomable, breathtaking, staggering lack of even an ounce of shame you’d have to have to say, after Republicans had publicly looked for ways to not ever confirm …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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When to Quit a Failing Project, Like the Republican Health Care Bill, For Instance 

You will never accomplish everything you want. It’s a hard truth to deal with, but if you don’t, you’ll waste your life on unrealistic, unnecessary projects: renovating your entire home, writing a novel, repealing and replacing Obamacare. Sometimes it’s time to give up, like Mitch McConnell did last night after two…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Mitch McConnell Just Reminded Us What An A**hole He Is

Let’s rewind to 2009 when the Democrats were working on Obamacare. Despite having total control and a filibuster-proof majority in the Senate (for a few months, at least) the Democrats insisted trying to make the bill a bipartisan one. They let Republicans stuff dozens of amendments into it and …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Paul Krugman Sums Up Senate Health Care Bill in One Devastating Chart

You really don’t need to know too much about the Senate Health Care Bill that has now been shelved until at least July 4th. Why? Because there really isn’t too much to it, as Paul Krugman pointed out on Twitter today in a very simple yet brutal chart: You can discount Trump and the Republican …Continue […]

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