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Hawaii Wants To Fight The “Predatory Behavior” Of Loot Boxes

Here’s Rep. Chris Lee (D) from Hawaii standing in front of a camera and making an announcement about steps being taken to combat the “predatory behavior” of video game publishers, with particular emphasis given to Electronic Arts and its inclusion of loot boxes within Battlefront II.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Yes, The President of the United States Just Endorsed an Alleged Pedophile

Had alleged pedophile and sexual abuser Roy Moore been a Democrat and Barack Obama the President of the United States, Moore would have been condemned and told in no uncertain terms to pull out of the Alabama Senate race. But Roy Moor is a Republican and Donald Trump, who is a sexual predator …Continue reading Continue […]

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Republicans Release #DemMeToo in Support Victims of Sexual Harassment by Democratic Leaders

(WARNING: SATIRE! Eh, maybe…) In the first year of the Trump Presidency there hasn’t been much in the way of compromise or even to be thankful about. But Republicans are trying to remain positive that bipartisanship is possible. And the issue of Democratic sexual harassment is something they feel …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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White House Has Clever New Defense For Trump’s Lies and Insane Outbursts

The White House is so adept at covering for president Trump’s routine outbursts, lies and maniacal ranting that they have now coined a new term for it. When Trump says something that is patently untrue or completely insane, these statements are not lies but a “rhetorical response” to whatever is on …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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Al Franken Must Now Resign in the Wake of Second Groping Allegation

I hate writing this, but Minnesota Senator Al Franken has no other choice but to resign in the wake of a second allegation of inappropriate sexual behavior towards a woman. Reported the Huff Post:  Lindsay Menz, 33, told CNN in a report published on Monday that Franken “inappropriately touched …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Sorry, Trumpers, Your President Is Definitely Under Investigation By The Special Counsel

The indictments of Paul Manafort, Rick Gates and George Papadopoulos told us a few things. Firstly, based on the blitz of Manafort-Russia related leaks over the Summer, we had a clear sense that the former Trump campaign chairman and bestie to Putin-linked Russian oligarchs was on his way to …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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White Alabama Voters Will Likely Send an Alleged Child Molester To The US Senate

I have very little confidence that white Alabama voters will do the right thing and send Democratic Senatorial candidate Doug Jones to the United States Senate. On December 12th, I am anticipating that the special election results will show Republican Senatorial candidate Roy Moore – a sexual …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Roy Moore Releases Etiquette Guide for Young Women

[SATIRE WARNING: THIS IS SATIRE. SORT OF…] Controversial Alabama Republican Senate Candidate and two time former State Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore released a how to guide on “courtship and feminine etiquette”. “I felt, with the way my name has been maligned in the media, that I should do my …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Trump’s Reaction To Al Franken Is The Beginning Of The Post-Hypocrisy, Post-Consistency Era

By now, we’re all aware of the multitude of ways in which Donald Trump is disrupting and mutating the presidency. Traditional norms of the office are being individually ransacked and the parts fed into Trump’s gaping maw where they’re potentially disappeared forever. We’re talking about the norms …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The American Women’s Party is the Next Group You Should Get Involved With

The American Women’s Party is a new group that should be on your radar for 2018 and beyond. Differing from groups like She Should Run, which encourage women to run for office, The AWP is dedicated to empower the voices of voters, educate them on their rights, and encouraging direct …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Liberals Defending Bill Clinton Need to Ask Themselves Some Very Hard Questions

Earlier this week, I published a piece for Banter Members arguing that Bill Clinton was likely a rapist and that now was the time for the left to denounce him. I’ve received a lot of flak for the piece on two fronts, firstly that I attacked a Clinton, and secondly that I published it in […]

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Poland’s 60,000-Strong Nationalist March Gives Hope To Europe

The nationalism of Poles was on full display in Warsaw on Saturday, November 11 when 60,000 marched to commemorate Poland’s Independence Day. Many of those called for an end to the European migrant crisis. It was nearly a hundred years ago, following the armistice that ended the First World War, the country emerged from long-term Austrian, […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: Al Franken’s Apology and the Left’s Ownership of Sexual Crimes

(Image via Getty Images) The Banter Long Read: KABC commentator Leeann Tweeden accused Senator Al Franken of groping her in a photograph during a 2006 USO tour. The photograph depicts her asleep in a cargo plane while Franken, smiling to the camera, is seen with his hands on her …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The F.B.I.’s New “Black Identity Extremists” Label Exists to Justify White Nationalist Violence

The F.B.I. recently invented a new category of racial extremists in America called “Black Identity Extremists” or “B.I.E.”. The idea seems to be that black people are organizing and radicalizing and that just won’t do: The 12-page report, prepared by the F.B.I. Domestic Terrorism Analysis Unit in …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: Liberals Must Accept That Bill Clinton is Probably a Rapist

The Banter Long Read: As hard as it might be to swallow for the left, it is now the time to disavow Bill Clinton and exorcise him from public life. After the wave of naming and shaming high profile celebrities and politicians for their grotesque behavior towards women, there can be no sacred …Continue reading […]

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The Senate’s New Tax Bill Could Raise Your Health Insurance Premiums, Again

The latest tax bill being proposed by GOP senators contains a teensy detail that would repeal part of the Affordable Care Act. That’s right, just after we thought Trumpcare was dead for good (we never really thought that, though, right?) here comes a smaller, sneaky version.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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The Alabama “Jew Reporter” Story Exposes 2 Very Ugly Truths About Roy Moore’s Supporters

If you haven’t heard by now, a robocall has been making the rounds in Alabama claiming to be from a Washington Post reporter named “Bernie Bernstein”. “Bernie” is offering money for dirt on Roy Moore, presumably with the intent of ending his run for the Senate. Of course, no legitimate reporter …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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What Is Uranium One and Why Is It Suddenly a Big Story?

Sometimes certain words and phrases bubble up in the right-wing word cloud—Jeremiah Wright, birth certificate, Vince Foster, Kenya, Benghazi. The latest to surge to the front is “Uranium One,” the latest story on alleged Clintonian malfeasance to make headlines on both right-wing and mainstream media.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Refusing to Set the GOP’s Bar Lower for Roy Moore, Local Union Threatens to Strike

(WARNING: SATIRE! MAYBE!) Wheeling, West Virginia The recent Republican nomination of disgraced former Alabama State Supreme Court Judge Roy Moore has sent shockwaves among political circles. Accused of sexual misconduct by, as of this writing, five women when they were teenagers and …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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