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Where to Volunteer, Donate, and Protest to Fight Family Separation at the Border

The Trump administration is separating children from their parents through two new policies, keeping children in cages, and lying about all of it. This may seem like a massive problem that you can’t help to solve. But you can, with your time, money, skills, or just a phone call.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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The Division 2 Is Political, Despite What Its Developers Say

The Division 2 shifts the setting from New York City to a ruined Washington D.C. While the gameplay aims to fix issues players had with the original, statements from one of the game’s creative directors about the narrative are frustrating. The goal, we’ve been told, is not to make a political statement, but in this…Read […]

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The French State Launched Its Great Stalinist Purge Against The Right

The summer has not yet started but the temperature already went up in the Soviet-like court rooms cracking down on “hate speech” throughout France. Right-wing figures keep being doxed, tried or jailed, thanks to the joint effort of zealous liberals and the eternal (((lobby that does not exist))). The French establishment just shifted to next […]

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How to Make Sure You Don’t Get Kicked Off State Voter Rolls

Today, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Ohio’s aggressive purging of voting rolls. Basically, they’re saying a state can “unregister” people to vote if they skip a couple elections and fail to respond to a notice from state election officials. Here’s how you can make sure that doesn’t happen to you.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Maker Of Game About Fleeing Syrian Civil War Denied Entry Into The UK 

Abdullah Karam, co-creator of an autobiographical game about leaving Syria in 2014, has been denied entry into the United Kingdom. Karam’s visa application was rejected just days before he was supposed to attend the Casual Connect Europe games conference in London where his game, Path Out, was nominated for the Indie…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Unfortunate Bernie Sanders Paradox

Yesterday, Bernie Sanders announced his bid to seek a third term in the Senate this fall. The move has provoked more speculation about his potential run in 2020, and filled many on the left with a sense of hope or dread about the future of liberal politics in America. If Sanders decides to …Continue reading Continue […]

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Remembering Dick Goodwin, Gone Today at 86

Every 80 years or so, there’s a new generation that defines the best of what America can be. The first came with the American Revolution and the Founding Fathers; the second with the former slaves and anti-slavery activists who fought the Civil War; and the third came with “the greatest generation” …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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Meet The ’13 Angry Democrats’ Running The Mueller Investigation (Spoiler: They Don’t Exist)

Not that facts matter anymore, but in the off chance there are some Red Hats stopping by today, it’s time to bring some truth in response to Donald Trump’s ongoing lies about the alleged political motives of Robert Mueller’s team. For several months now, Trump has been hurling tantrums about how …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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Blistering Report Finds Bernie Sanders’ “Our Revolution” An Internal Mess

After losing the Democratic nomination in 2016, Bernie Sanders started Our Revolution, an organization devoted to grassroots organizing and raising the profiles of progressive candidates. However, today’s POLITICO article by Edward-Isaac Dovere paints a bleak picture of an organization that may …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Giuliani Says Mueller Probe Will End In September, But Don’t Believe A Word He Says

America’s worst lawyer is continuing his media blitz and making grand claims about president Trump’s legal woes without a shred of verifiable evidence. This past weekend, Rudy Giuliani told the New York Times that the Mueller probe would be wrapping up in September because there was no …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The Solution To The Gun Crisis Is Also The Solution To The Opioid Crisis

The dark ride around the ceaseless Möbius strip of gun massacres, debate, ignorance, inaction and more gun massacres rolls on.  Ten people — nine students and a teacher are dead — after a student armed with several weapons including an AR-15, the weapon of choice for mass shooters …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Republican Congressional Candidate Kicks Trans Woman Out of Denny’s Bathroom

This week, long shot Republican congressional candidate Jazmina Saavedra broadcast a Facebook live video from a Denny’s in the Koreatown neighborhood of Los Angeles, where she stalked a trans woman into the ladies’ room and harassed her until she left. Saavedra, a Trump supporter who is running to …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Republicans Are Giving Welfare To “Deserving” White People While Stripping It From “Lazy” Black Communities

Republicans are reaching a new pinnacle of institutional racism by making sure white people get the government help they need while cutting black people off. It’s like a return to the good ol’ days because once upon a time, white conservatives loved welfare. They loved the idea of the government …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Bill Gates Reveals There Are No Limits To Trump’s Stupidity After Meeting Him

At a recent Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation meeting, the philanthropist billionaire revealed a disturbing interaction with Donald Trump that indicated above all else the he is truly, truly stupid. Not only that, Gates’ meeting with Trump also left the Microsoft founder with the distinct …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Coming War For Control Of The Prosecutor’s Office

The Banter Long Read: There’s a quiet revolution happening in America’s courtrooms that promises to radically change how brown skin is treated by our extremely racist criminal justice system. It’s a small revolution but it’s growing and once it gets large enough to threaten the status quo, the …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump Voters Are Whining They Want “Respect” Because They’re Terrified Of The Blue Wave

The cold wind of fear is gripping Trump country and it’s pretty damn funny. Paul Waldman writes: In the endless search for the magic key that Democrats can use to unlock the hearts of white people who vote Republican, the hot new candidate is “respect.” If only they cast off their snooty liberal …Continue reading […]

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