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Bantercast #14: Power, Guns and the Vine of Death

In today’s epic show Ben and Michael talk about Ayahuasca, the plant medicine known as “The Vine of Death”, whether it can cure humanity of our destructive tendencies and why you should (or shouldn’t) do it. We also discuss real issue with firearms in the wake of the Las Vegas massacre, and the …Continue reading […]

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The national anthem of Bulgaria is ‘Despacito,’ according to Siri

While there’s no denying that Apple‘s smart assistant Siri does have some convenient uses, it has proven to be susceptible to some hilarious blunders.Reddit user wandreylust accidentally stumbled upon once such mistake: when Sira was asked “What is the national anthem of Bulgaria?”, the robotic assistant responded, “The national anthem of Bulgaria is Despacito.” While the power of Justin […]

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The NRA’s Close Quarter Kids Seeks To Explode In America’s Schools

After days of silence following the mass shooting that claimed the lives of 59 people and wounded over 500 the National Rifle Association, NRA, has released a new self-defense program for school children titled “Close Quarter Kids”, or CQK.

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The NRA’s Close Quarter Kids Seeks To Explode In America’s Schools

After days of silence following the mass shooting that claimed the lives of 59 people and wounded over 500 the National Rifle Association, NRA, has released a new self-defense program for school children titled “Close Quarter Kids”, or CQK.

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Rex Tillerson is No Patriot

Rex Tillerson is destroying the State Department. This is indisputable. He is leaving key positions unfilled. He is refusing to consult with the hundreds of experts at his disposal with decades of experience. He is eliminating entire sections within the State Department, forcing career employees …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Las Vegas hotels increase security in wake of attack

In the wake of the horrific shooting that occurred in Las Vegas on Oct. 1, hotels and casinos in the city have looked to maintain the highest degree of normalcy possible while simultaneously ramping up security to new heights.The New York Daily News reports the Wynn Resort has already begun scanning visitors with metal detector wands and inspecting bags […]

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Kygo’s ‘Stargazing’ EP proves underwhelming in first-week sales

Kygo released his Stargazing EP last week, a five-track work featuring Selena Gomez, Ellie Goulding, and U2. Yet, despite the EP’s star-power, Stargazing fell surprisingly short in the copy sale division. It managed to sell only 37 copies in the US alone in the first week of the its release.The tropical house heavyweight has remained a fixture in the […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: I Want Trump Voters to Suffer (But With Great Healthcare Coverage)

I’m over Trump voters. Completely and totally over them. At one point, I wanted them to hit rock bottom and realize just how awful they were so they could try to find their way back to a life of even minimum morality and humanity. Now? Fuck it. I give up….To continue reading this article, please […]

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Police investigating whether Las Vegas gunman booked hotel rooms overlooking Lollapalooza

As developments continue to pour in surrounding the motive and examining the timeline for the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history, new information indicates Stephen Paddock, the gunman who killed 59 and wounded over 500 others, may have had his targets set on another festival. Recently, it was reported Paddock booked multiples condos overlooking Life Is Beautiful, but […]

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Martin Garrix to present at the 2017 installment of The Amsterdam Dance Event Conference

As electronic dance music fans know and know well, October offers more than just Halloween plans. Each October, The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) descends upon its titular city to host more than 400 events among the canals. Hailed not only as the “world’s biggest club festival,” but as the “gateway to the international electronic music scene,” […]

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U.S. police brace for heightened security scenarios at outdoor venues

In the wake of the horrible tragedy that took place in Las Vegas on October 1, where gunman Stephen Paddock murdered 59 innocent civilians and wounded hundreds more from a hotel room overlooking the Route 91 Harvest country music festival, U.S. police officials are bracing for heightened security measures for outdoor venues.Notably, Miami Police Chief Jorge Colina […]

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‘Blade Runner 2049’ soundtrack released, Jóhann Jóhannsson departure explained

Blade Runner 2049 hits theaters Friday, October 6, though its highly-anticipated soundtrack is out now, featuring original pieces from Hans Zimmer and Benjamin Wallfisch.The duo of Zimmer and Wallfisch were brought in as additional composers, before fully replacing Jóhann Jóhannsson, who was originally slated to write music for the film before parting ways in September. Speaking recently to […]

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Trump Supports Congressional Abortion Ban in Defiance of Common Sense and Science

On Tuesday, the House passed a bill that would criminalize all abortions that occur after the 20th week of pregnancy. And today, President Trump signaled that he’d sign the bill if it makes it through the Senate and lands on his desk. But of course this is a matter of science, which means the …Continue […]

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Fringe Left Goon HA Goodman Uses Republican Talking Points on Gun Control

I’ve written many times about HA Goodman, the gadfly on the progressive movement.  Before he became Bagdad Bob for Bernie (as Bob Cesca so aptly put it), Goodman supported Rand Paul, Jim Webb and Martin O’Malley, all the while insisting that Clinton couldn’t win the primary because of her …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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With The Russia Scandal on the Edge of Taking Trump Out, Panic Splits The Republican Party

For all of its ability to twist and pervert the political process to suit its needs, it’s amazing that some members of the Republican Party never quite seem to learn that basic fact of political reality: It’s not the scandal, it’s the cover up.Politico reports that Trump’s flunkies in Congress have …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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Your Paradise Fiji announces Phase 2 lineup for the world’s most remote festival

The world’s most remote festival continues to up the ante for its 2017 installment. Your Paradise Fiji has just added 6 new artists to its already tightly-curated roster. One of the premiere destination festivals in the world, the event’s Pacific Island setting will now be soundtracked by Amine Edge & Dance, Camelphat, Generik, KLP, Set […]

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