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‘We’re All Going To Die’ And Other Reactions To The Reemergence Of John Bolton

Donald Trump crossed another line this week by naming John Bolton to be his next national security adviser. The semi-well known mustachioed pundit and former Bush era co-architect of the Iraq War, not to mention other foreign policy blunders, becomes yet the latest maniac to join Trump’s effort to …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump’s Stupidly Overzealous North Korea Summit Will Probably Never Happen

Today, we learned that Donald Trump’s team of crackpot lawyers, Dowd, Sekulow and (snicker!) Ty Cobb (snicker!), are insisting that in order for their presidential client to meet with Special Counsel Robert Mueller, Mueller has to agree to end his investigation and to limit the scope of the …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Donald Trump’s Meeting With Kim Jong Un Is The Dumbest Idea Imaginable

I must confess that when I heard Donald Trump had agreed to meet with Kim Jong Un, I was pleasantly surprised. A part of me still wants to believe that Trump is capable of human decency and wants to make the world a better place to live in. His recent overtures towards gun control advocates […]

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In Case You Forgot: Trump Is Still Trying To Start A Nuclear War With North Korea

The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don’t do anything about it. -Albert Einstein Donald Trump is dangerously unstable and appears to be laying the foundation to start a nuclear war with North Korea. Unfortunately, the media …Continue reading Continue […]

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Tesla, Uber Investor Posts Twitter Poll Asking If Millions Of North Korean Deaths Would Be Acceptable

Jason Calacanis, founder of Engadget and investor in dozens of companies, including Tesla and Uber, would like to know if it’s morally acceptable for millions of people to die in a preemptive strike against North Korea. It’s just something that came up over dinner.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Trump’s Mental State is Deteriorating Rapidly

UPDATE: Trump just tweeted this ridiculous message to the wrong Theresa May (a woman with a protected account who has 6 followers) in what is further proof that he needs to be removed from office immediately. The tweet now appears to have been deleted:  It is true that the left has been …Continue reading Continue […]

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Try Not To Cry As You Watch This North Korean Soldier Drive A Jeep To Freedom

To live your entire life under the oppressive North Korean regime must be terrible. To endure the tasks asked of you as a member of the country’s armed forces, to live in poverty conditions, to serve a dictatorial maniac. Years of oppression, even under the threat of death, caused this as-yet-unnamed twenty-something…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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It’s Time To Accept That North Korea Is A Nuclear State

Last week, CIA director Mike Pompeo said North Korea could only be “months away” from having the ability to hit the United States with a nuclear-armed intercontinental ballistic missile. Speaking at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, Pompeo said America needs to behave with the knowledge that North Korea is…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Robert Reich’s Conversation With Republican Colleague Should Frighten the Goddamn Life Out of You

Yesterday, former Secretary of Labor under President Bill Clinton Robert Reich posted a truly terrifying account of a conversation he had with an old friend, an unnamed former Republican Congressman. It’s nothing short of terrifying, and further proof that the United States is facing a catastrophic …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Why We Should Fear a North Korean Nuclear Attack, Explained

As tensions continue to rise between Pyongyang and Washington, D.C., over North Korea’s ballistic missile and nuclear testing, arms-control experts are engaging in very sobering debates concerning America’s capacity to defend itself against full-scale nuclear attack. Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Why We Should Fear a North Korean Nuclear Attack, Explained

As tensions continue to rise between Pyongyang and Washington, D.C., over North Korea’s ballistic missile and nuclear testing, arms-control experts are engaging in very sobering debates concerning America’s capacity to defend itself against full-scale nuclear attack. Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Trump Has No End Game

As another grueling September comes to a close it has become clear that the Trump administration has no idea what is supposed to be doing in the White House. As the president stumbles from one gigantic disaster to the next, his administration’s sole role appears to be cleaning up his mess and …Continue reading Continue […]

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Trump’s Latest North Korea Tweet Pushes the World Closer to Nucelar War

(Cartoon by Kap, La Vanguardia, Spain)His completely irresponsible tweets and outbursts about North Korea have almost become a mundane daily feature, but there’s nothing — absolutely nothing normal about the way President Trump is handling the worsening crisis between America and the Kim …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Reports: Latest North Korean Earthquake Was Likely Not Nuclear Test

A 3.4-magnitude earthquake rattled the area of Kilju in northeastern North Korea on Saturday morning, CBC reported, just short of four miles (six kilometers) from the Punggye-ri facility where the country has tested nuclear weapons.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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North Korea Owes NYC A Lot Of Money For Unpaid Parking Tickets

North Korea, whose leader called President Trump a “dotard” yesterday, also happens to owe New York City around $156,000 in unpaid parking tickets, according to NBC4. The fines accrued over the years on vehicles belonging to North Korea’s diplomatic mission to the United Nations.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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North Korea Appears to Challenge the US to a Dance Off In Latest Propaganda Video

Guys, I’ve got some good news. North Korea looks like it may have abandoned its plans to develop nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missiles and is instead challenging the US to a dance off. At least that’s my reading of their latest propaganda video.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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That Ballistic Missile North Korea Fired Over Japan Was The First, But Probably Won’t Be The Last

On Tuesday morning (local time), North Korea fired a missile that flew over Japan, an intermediate range ballistic missile known as a Hwasong-12, the same type the country threatened to fire at Guam earlier this month. Air raid sirens and emergency broadcasts blared from speakers across Japanese cities warning that a…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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America Doesn’t get to Bitch About North Korea’s Prison Camps Anymore

One of America’s favorite ways to justify escalating hostilities with another country is to breathlessly decry the awfulness of said country. The media will regularly report on human rights abuses in China or food lines on Soviet Russia or, most recently, the inhumane prison camps in North Korea:As …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Maddow Questions Dubious Source of Intelligence on North Korean Nuke Technology

Rachel Maddow mentioned this story two nights in a row, but she hasn’t gone the extra step to say out loud what the possible conclusion is. That’s not to suggest she’s unaware of what the story could ultimately mean, it’s just that she doesn’t have enough information yet for her to feel comfortable …Continue reading […]

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