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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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Ricky Gervais Perfectly Nails Trump’s Reasoning For Starting War With North Korea

If the United States gets drawn into a nuclear conflict with North Korea, it will be for one reason, and one reason only. British comedian Ricky Gervais perfectly encapsulated Donald Trump’s rationale for kicking of a potentially lethal conflict in a single, morbidly funny tweet this …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Why Guam Is Important Enough To Be In North Korea’s Crosshairs

Following promises of “fire and fury” from President Donald Trump if it continues its belligerence, North Korea released a statement on Wednesday threatening to launch an “enveloping strike” at the island of Guam, a U.S. territory in the Pacific. Here’s why Pyongyang thinks Guam is a worthy target.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Why Guam Is Important Enough To Be In North Korea’s Crosshairs

Following promises of “fire and fury” from President Donald Trump if it continues its belligerence, North Korea released a statement on Wednesday threatening to launch an “enveloping strike” at the island of Guam, a U.S. territory in the Pacific. Here’s why Pyongyang thinks Guam is a worthy target.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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The Roots Of Trump And North Korea Can Be Traced To Bush And Iraq

Petty, tinhorn dictator Kim Jong-un has been figuratively waving his penis at the United States for some time now, continuing in the footsteps of his father, Kim Jong-il. And now petty, tinhorn would-be dictator Donald Trump has decided to respond in kind, with an off the cuff remark promising to …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Gorka: America is a “Hyperpower” and You’re a Traitor if You Don’t Support Trump

Appearing on Fox & Friends to tell his infantile boss what to think, White House adviser and white nationalist Sebastian Gorka tried out a few new North Korea talking points that will surely appeal to the enormous ego of one Donald J. Trump:“He’s saying don’t test America, and don’t test Donald …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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The White House is Now Walking Back Trump’s Insane North Korea Threats

Within a day of Trump threatening nuclear war against North Korea, his administration has begun walking back his claim that he would unleash “fire and fury like the world has never seen,” in order to prevent the volatile political situation escalating. Reported the Huff Post: …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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No, Hillary Clinton Would Not Have Threatened North Korea With “Fire, Fury and Power”

One of the popular ideas in far left circles is the notion that Hillary Clinton is a bloodthirsty monster who craves war and wants to invade the world to spread neoliberal economics. This theory is based on two pieces of evidence — Clinton’s vote on a resolution to force Saddam Hussein to …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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5 Things You Need to Know About Trump and Putin’s First Date

It’s finally happening. On Tuesday it was announced that the first bilateral meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump will take place on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Germany. Just a partial list of topics that need attention include North Korea, China, …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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