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Trumpism Didn’t “Corrupt” White Conservative Evangelicals, They’ve Always Been Horrible People

There’s an entire cottage industry of conservative pundits who are shocked, shocked, I tell you!, that America’s right wing is full of racists, hypocrites and all around horrible people.One of these newly woke pundits is Jennifer Rubin of The Washington Post whose entire job these days seems to be …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The Bechdel Test, and Other Media Representation Tests, Explained

In the latest episode of Rick & Morty alternative The Simpsons, guest star Alison Bechdel describes her famous Bechdel test for films: Do two female characters have at least one conversation that’s not about a man? Marge immediately brings up Homer, provoking Bechdel’s FAIL animation, shown here in handy exploitable…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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5 Ways White People Can Fight White Supremacy

Contrary to popular belief, not every piece of correspondence received by writers at The Root begins with “You’re the racist” or “Not all white people … ” For every piece of hate mail received by black writers who discuss race and racism in America, there are as many from white people who contact us with […]

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This White Cop Slamming a Little Black Boy to The Ground is Why Black Athletes Are Taking The Knee

White America is still traumatized by the sight of black athletes taking a knee during the national anthem to protest police brutality. Black America is still traumatized on a daily basis by the sight of cops brutalizing black skin for little to no reason.For example, two days ago a video surfaced …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: I Want Trump Voters to Suffer (But With Great Healthcare Coverage)

I’m over Trump voters. Completely and totally over them. At one point, I wanted them to hit rock bottom and realize just how awful they were so they could try to find their way back to a life of even minimum morality and humanity. Now? Fuck it. I give up….To continue reading this article, please […]

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Black Activist Suspended in the Wake of Susan Sarandon Tweet

Last week, I wrote about Susan Sarandon’s retweeting a meme made by Queen Bravenak, an African-American woman, that led the Purity Left to turn her mentions into a garbage fire. The same thing happened to me – after my article went live, I spent 24 hours blocking and reporting the trolls who …Continue reading Continue […]

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How The Negro Traveler’s Green Book Helped Black People Get Around in the 1950s

In the 1950s, vacationing while black in America was dangerous. The commonplace discrimination occurring during the Jim Crow era meant black travelers struggled to find a hotel room in which to stay, or a restaurant where they could grab a meal. Too often they were met with met with hostility, refused service, or…Read more… Continue […]

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Susan Sarandon Sics Her Twitter Bullies on a Black Female Activist

The worst members of the Purity Left love insisting that they’re being victimized (see: the Nina Turner donut incident) and then deny all wrongdoing when they’re caught releasing the hounds on anyone who calls them out for exactly who they are. This happened yesterday when Hillary Clinton hating …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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We Can’t Impeach Trump Because of…White Racist Tears?

Richard Cohen, Iraq War booster and all around racist weasel, has a dire warning for America: Don’t impeach Trump or his supporters will be super duper extra angry.I wish I was kidding.How would Trump’s hardcore supporters react to the removal of their president for a high crime or misdemeanor that …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Fox Host Pete Hegseth Wins Award For Dumbest Comment in History of Humankind

Fox & Friends host Pete Hegseth apparently wasn’t paying attention during history classes during school. Either that or he has willfully ignored the lessons about his country’s atrocious history of ethnic genocide, slavery, and human rights abuses. On a truly mind bending rant on Fox & …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Putin’s Favorite Congressman Claims Charlottesville Was a Conspiracy Created By Clinton Supporters

California Republican Dana Rohrabacher is no stranger to conspiracy theories. In his meeting with Julian Assange last month, Rohrabacher stated his belief that not only was WikiLeaks not involved in the emails, he even went so far as to say WikiLeaks deserves White House press credentials. And in …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The Chainsmokers get burned by their own racist commentary

Chain smoking cigarettes is bad for you, and so is making commentary as a famous pop artist without thinking first before speaking. Unfortunately for The Chainsmokers, the latter of these items came to bite them after screenshots from a now-deleted tweet containing a questionable video re-surfaced on Buzzfeed.The interview had been part of a promotional series for Ultra China, […]

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PewDiePie is the Racist Tip of the Racist Video Game Culture Iceberg

Earlier this year, Swedish gaming celebrity PewDiePie (real name Felix Kjellberg) was on top of the world. He had the most subscribed-to channel on YouTube, where people could watch him play video games while he did commentary, and had a deal with Disney’s Maker Studios. Then videos came out where …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Donald Trump Must be the Last White President

Ta-Nehisi Coates’ “The First White President” is mandatory reading if you truly want to understand just how much trouble we are in as a nation. I have a general rule of thumb: When people who are smarter than I am come to the same dark conclusion, that’s when I should start worrying. After …Continue reading Continue […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Eugenics President

The Banter Long Read: It’s not a name currently in the news because abortion and Planned Parenthood haven’t been brought up since the failure of the congressional Republicans to repeal Obamacare, but let’s begin by talking about Margaret Sanger…To continue reading this MEMBERS ONLY article, …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: Why Sheriffs Like Joe Arpaio Believe They Can Break the Law

The Banter Long Read: Our story begins with the presidential election of 1876, when Democrat Samuel J. Tilden won the popular vote, but did not receive enough electoral votes to assume the presidency… (word count: 1284)To continue reading this MEMBERS ONLY article, please go here. You’ll get …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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