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President Trump Made a Fake Movie Trailer for Kim Jong Un with the Two Leaders as Heroes

President Trump and Kim Jong Un had a historic private meeting earlier today in Singapore. And while we don’t know exactly what was said between the two men, we do know that Trump played a video for Kim on his iPad. The video was created to look like a Hollywood movie trailer and it’s honestly […]

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Russian State TV Photoshops an Awkward Smile on Kim Jong Un’s Face

Russia’s Channel One aired a segment yesterday about Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s recent meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. But one part of the news broadcast was pretty weird. Take a look at Kim’s face in the screenshot on the left. Kim has been photoshopped to look like he’s smiling. And…Read more… […]

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I Also Hate Trump But Calling Him A North Korean “Appeaser” Is Stupid

Like most on the left, I fully expect Trump’s negotiations with North Korea to spectacularly implode. Like most on the left, I also dread the prospect that this implosion will push the already unstable Trump to retaliate against his fellow ridiculous dictator Kim Jong Un by lobbing a few missiles …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: Who Could’ve Predicted Trump’s North Korea Summit Would Fall Apart?

Days like these, I often stare at my blank computer screen, unable to zero-in on a topic to cover. Clearly there are way too many tantalizing bombshells bursting forth from the ongoing fire-hose of news. As a political writer, I’ll never complain about an overly abundant news cycle — as long as …Continue reading Continue […]

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Air Force Launches First ICBM Test of the Year in Lead Up to Talks Between US and North Korea

The US Air Force conducted America’s first successful intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) test of the year, firing an unarmed Minuteman III from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California yesterday morning. The missile landed in the Pacific Ocean at an undisclosed location.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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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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