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Paul Ryan: Good Riddance To A Narcissistic Psychopath

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan announced on Wednesday he’s leaving Congress and will not seek reelection in 2019. As a decent American, his decision is welcome news to me because it means a horrible human being will be removed from power. And reflectively, it’s important to view him through …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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A Short, Sad History Of Soon To Be Irrelevant Paul Ryan

Yes, folks, you read that headline correctly. In a story broken by Axios this morning, Paul Ryan, the 54th Speaker of the House of Representatives, will retire from Congress at the end of this current session, becoming the first sitting Speaker to forgo re-election in an election year since …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Why Would Paul Ryan Resign? Because He’s a Spineless Coward Who Won’t Stand Up To Trump

Rumors are swirling yet again that House Speaker Paul Ryan is set to resign and be replaced by Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.). While aides to both Ryan and Scalise have denied the rumors, there is ample reason to believe that Ryan wants out and is looking to find the right time to …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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House Republicans Sabotage Agency Charged With Digital Election Security

Among the nonstop madness that is the Trump administration, it’s so easy to miss the little ways the Republican Party is hard at work helping our would-be dictator by undermining American democracy. The latest attack on the integrity of our system comes via Paul Ryan and the House Republicans: …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Paul Ryan Seriously Just Bragged About A Teacher Getting An Extra $1.50 A Week

When Paul Ryan was pulled from his Ayn Rand Birthing Chamber by the Koch brothers, they must have looked upon their handiwork with pride. Here was a creature that could pass for human but with none of those pesky personality traits like “empathy” or “compassion”. If that sounds an unlikely scenario …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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The GOP’s Newest Nazi Candidate Just Doubled Down on His Antisemitism

If you don’t know who Paul Nehlen is yet, you really need to keep an eye on this one. He’s running what could very well be the prototype campaign for the coming wave of white nationalist GOP candidates that are going to primary “establishment” Republicans in much the same way the Tea Party did. …Continue […]

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Mitch McConnell Fears a Massive Trump Midterm Wipeout: Report

Politico reports that while Trump’s advisers are telling him everything is going just great as Rome burns, Republican leaders Mitch McConnell and Paul Ryan not only smell the smoke, but they can see the flames already creeping up the side of the building: Among GOP leaders, however, there is …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Republicans Just Voted to Destroy the Future of Millions of Americans

It’s hard to put a positive spin on this given how destructive every sane economist believes the GOP’s tax plan will be. Reported the New York Times on the plan that just passed in the Senate:  Republicans took a critical step toward notching their first significant legislative …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Republican Candidate Goes Full Nazi: Jews “Pretend” to be White to Undermine the White Race

Before Trump “won” the 2016 election, it was obvious that even if he lost, the Republican Party had irrevocably shifted from the party of dog whistle racism to the party of open white nationalism. After the election, the question wasn’t “if” they would start fielding candidates that openly used …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Quote of the Day: Republican Tax Cuts Can and Will Be Repealed

While the left is still reeling from the abominable tax plan just passed by the Republican Party, NY Mag’s Jonathan Chait points out that in the long term, this is about the best thing that could have ever happened to the Democrats. Why? Midterms, midterms, midterms. The policy is so unpopular, so …Continue reading Continue […]

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Paul Ryan Just Flat Out Lied About Obamacare

It shouldn’t really come as a surprise that a free market ideologue and political hack would distort the truth and omit inconvenient facts to make their point, but House Speaker Paul Ryan’s latest Obamacare lie takes Republican dishonesty to new, truly repellant levels.  Speaking at a town …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Republicans are More Worried About Their F*cking Tax Cut for Billionaires Than About Trump Defending Nazis

If you were wondering why the GOP’s response to Donald Trump publicly defending Nazis has been so muted, prepare to be less than surprised:Congressional GOP leaders are hoping to recover from their failed effort to replace the Affordable Care Act and salvage their legislative agenda by unifying the …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Paul Ryan Simply Won’t Talk About Trump Jr.’s Email

Some of us remember Watergate. Specifically, we remember how some Republicans were raising concerns about the scandal, just like their Democratic counterparts. But today’s Republican party isn’t the GOP of 45 years ago and to most current Republicans, the Trump/Russia scandal isn’t anything close …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The Republican Nightmare is Here

Despite controlling all three branches of the government, the Republican Party is in disarray and it’s about to get infinitely worse.As hard as it may be, put aside Donny Junior’s stunningly stupid admission that he met with the Russians to get information about Hillary Clinton. That, by itself, is …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Mitch McConnell Just Reminded Us What An A**hole He Is

Let’s rewind to 2009 when the Democrats were working on Obamacare. Despite having total control and a filibuster-proof majority in the Senate (for a few months, at least) the Democrats insisted trying to make the bill a bipartisan one. They let Republicans stuff dozens of amendments into it and …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The 7 Most Dangerous Republicans Right Now

While pretty much every Republican currently in office is awful, there are seven that stand out from the rest of the crowd. They exemplify everything that’s wrong with the modern right wing and deserve a round of applause for their extraordinary effort to destroy everything good about America with …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump’s Approval Ratings Are Now Truly Catastrophic

Regardless of whether you support Trump’s platform of rampant xenophobia, climate change denial and tax cuts for the ultra wealthy, it is undeniable that he is without a doubt an atrocious boss. How do we know this? Because Trump doesn’t actually have a government to manage. Forget about the …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Top GOP Lawmakers Were Secretly Recorded Saying They Think Putin Pays Trump

Thanks to the ubiquity of recording devices and the duplicitousness of members of the GOP, we now know that top Republican congressmen were discussing potential collusion between Trump and Putin before he was even nominated. They didn’t care then and they don’t care now.Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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