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Trump Response To Parkland Families Is To Speak At The NRA’s National Jamboree

by Kate Harveston It’s been over two months since the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman High School in Parkland, Florida. While much has happened in and around our nation since that day, substantial gun control is not on that list. And while President Trump hosted a listening session in which he …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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The Saddest Chart In The World: American School Children Afraid Of Getting Shot In Class

Axios put together this horrifying chart from data gathered in a Pew Research Center poll about children in America’s fear about getting shot in school:  Axios summarized the findings as follows:  Overall, 57% of teenagers are worried about a shooting at their school.But African-American …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Fox News Sticks With Laura Ingraham

In the least surprising news ever, Fox News is deciding to stick with Laura Ingraham after she publicly mocked 17 year old survivor of the Florida high school mass shooting in Parkland, David Hogg. Why? Because Ingraham and “free speech” are apparently the victim in all of this.  “We cannot …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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The Parkland Boycott of Laura Ingraham Is Now A “Dangerous” Threat To Freedom

Oh my! I had no idea that the Parkland kids weren’t just after our Second Amendment rights, but our First Amendment rights, too! At least, that’s the argument that The Hill’s Joe Concha is making as he laments the boycott of Laura Ingraham’s advertisers led by Parkland student David Hogg: …we’ve …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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Fox News Is In Crisis Mode After Laura Ingraham’s Attack on David Hogg

Every now and then, we get an email from the PR people of disgusting right wing media figures asking us to take something down or alter a piece that threatens to take away the ad revenue of their client. We’ve had emails from Milo Yiannopolous’s people, Charles C. Johnson’s lawyer, and several …Continue reading Continue […]

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Frightening Statistic On NRA Donations Means Liberals Must Gear Up For The Fight Of Their Lives

While the huge gun control marches that occurred across the nation in the wake of the Parkland shooting in Florida were inspiring for those who want change in America, a recently released statistic on NRA donations is particularly horrifying. Reported the NYPost (bold emphasis ours):  …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Laura Ingraham’s Sociopathic Trolling Of David Hogg Is The New American Normal

Regardless of Parkland massacre survivor David Hogg’s political views, he is an 17 year old victim of a horrific event that no human being should ever have to go through. Yet a mainstream conservative media host saw fit to troll him on Twitter, mocking him for not getting into the college of his …Continue reading […]

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Yes, Rick Santorum Just Told Students They Should Take CPR Classes Instead of Protesting Guns

CNN commentator and failed presidential candidate Rick Santorum (R) just uttered perhaps the most ill conceived words ever in the wake of a mass school shooting.  Speaking about the mass protests that took place around the country, Santorum suggested that rather than students protesting for …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Gun Fatalism Is Reasonable in a Terrifying Country 

On Monday, January 22, 2018, 15-year-old Gabe Parker was, the best anyone could tell, doing fine. The following day, he overslept, had some cereal, and then asked his mother to drive him to Marshall County High School, in Benton, Kentucky, where he was a sophomore and a trombone player in the school band. He walked…Read […]

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Maine Republican Who Called Parkland Survivor a “Skinhead Lesbian” Gets a Democratic Challenger

The Trump Administration has been horrible for democracy but great for democratic activism, as resisters nationwide have worked their collective asses off to elect Democrats everywhere. The victories of Doug Jones in Alabama and Conor Lamb in Pennsylvania were triumphs for grassroots campaigning, …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Gun Nuts Go Batsh*t Insane With Rage Over Nationwide Student Walkout

The movement started by the Parkland students in the wake of the shooting at Majory Stoneman Douglas High School one month ago has sent the right into a downward spiral of rage. Unable to stall the conversation with “thoughts and prayers” and accusations of politicizing a tragedy, pro-gun …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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John Oliver Mercilessly Ridicules NRA TV

John Oliver was on rare form on his show “Last Week Tonight” eviscerating the NRA and it’s hilarious bad TV channel NRATV.  “The NRA is a group that feels about guns the way the rest of us feel about Nutella,” said Oliver. “A little is good, more is better, and you can tell me it’s […]

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Parkland Survivors Tell America: “We’ve Seen Our Friends Text Their Parents Goodbye. We Are The Experts.”

Last night, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students David Hogg and Cameron Kasky joined Bill Maher to discuss the campus shooting in Parkland, FL, and their campaign to prevent future gun violence. I was skeptical that two 17 year olds would be able to handle themselves on Maher’s show, and …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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The NRA Boycott Just Got Very, Very Serious

The NRA boycott has moved into a new phase that has to be deeply concerning to the NRA and the Republican Party. Instead of companies cutting ties with just the political lobbying group, they’re now starting to cut ties with other companies that still work closely with the NRA: CamelBak water …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Parkland Massacre, False Flags, And Sean Hannity’s Toxic War On The FBI

The Banter Long Read: There is legitimate reason to criticize the FBI and local law enforcement over their handling of the Parkland shooting before, during and after the event. There should be a thorough investigation into the intelligence failings regarding Cruz and the botched response by local …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Tomi Lahren Gets Savaged By Parkland Shooting Survivor

According to right wing firebrand Tomi Lahren, the fact that people who want gun control don’t know what the ‘AR’ in ‘AR-15’ stands for means they cannot demand gun control. She tweeted this breathlessly idiotic statement on twitter yesterday:  Lahren was then correctly raked over the coals by …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: Don’t Call the Parkland Kids Actors. It’s an Insult to Theater Kids.

In the wake of the horrendous shooting at Stoneman Douglas High, the students who began the ‘Never Again’ movement have become America’s conscience, quite literally speaking truth to power. Unfortunately, they’ve also become the target of right-wing scorn, with Facebook posts like this one …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Don’t Be Fooled, Trump And The GOP Won’t Do A Goddamn Thing About Gun Control In America

In the wake of the Parkland school shooting in Florida, Trump and the Republicans have scrambled to find the right tone. Sensing a changing public sentiment in regards to gun control, they have done their best to appear “open to ideas” on how best to deal with the murderous problem no other country …Continue reading […]

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DICK’S Sporting Goods Bans Assault Rifles, High Capacity Magazines

Early Wednesday morning, DICK’S Sporting Goods announced that it would no longer sell assault-style rifles, high capacity magazines, and that it would be raising the age limit to purchase firearms to 21 regardless of what state laws allow: We at DICK’S Sporting Goods are deeply disturbed and …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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