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87% of Trump Voters are Still Excited That Donald Trump is Destroying America

The latest polling show Donald Trump’s approval rating is at literally historic lows:Barring a sudden turnaround this week, Trump will conclude his first six months in office as the most unpopular president, at that point in his first term, since modern polling began.Trump’s approval rating as of …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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How the #CNNBlackmail Scandal Exposed America’s Dark Side

These days, a single tweet can start a chain reaction that leads to an army of trolls unleashing harassment both online and sometimes, off it. It’s a bizarre yet hazardous part of our increasingly connected world, especially when the hoards are reacting to what they see as equally damaging …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Killer Goat Man Chases You in this Puzzle Based Visual Novel

When you think of a visual novel, you probably think of pursuing super sexy romantic interests (or pigeons). Most of the interactions in these games involve choosing which way to compliment your virtual crush. At first I thought Let’s Meat Adam would be another dating simulator (only this time with goats). But it’s…Read more… Continue […]

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Killer Goat Man Chases You in this Puzzle Based Visual Novel

When you think of a visual novel, you probably think of pursuing super sexy romantic interests (or pigeons). Most of the interactions in these games involve choosing which way to compliment your virtual crush. At first I thought Let’s Meat Adam would be another dating simulator (only this time with goats). But it’s…Read more… Continue […]

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The Biggest Problem With The Handmaid’s Tale Is How It Ignores Race

In The Handmaid’s Tale, women who can still have babies are used as a resource, vessels to keep the endeavor of splinter nation Gilead going. Sadly, the TV series based on Margaret Atwood’s speculative fiction novel does very much the same thing with the bodies of people of color.Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: This is Why We Cannot Talk to Trump True Believers

Just a decade or two from now, white conservatives will have been rounded up and put into concentration camps…To continue reading this article, please go here. A Banter Membership gets you access to the magazine and all our Members Only content. Your membership also directly funds …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Schools Have Become A Minefield of Racist Bullying Thanks To Trump

Full disclosure: I can be a vitriolic writer. I’m not going to sugarcoat it. Thanks to a potent cocktail of baring witness to insane levels of stupidity coupled with my own laziness, I’m often a profane, sarcastic asshole making futile attempts to hammer home the central truth/ridiculousness of an …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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How Long Do We Have To Listen To White Meathead Assholes Like Clay Higgins?

Barely a month after Republicans voted a self-confessed pussy grabber to be president, but before they elected a pretend Montana cowboy who assaulted a journalist as a congressman, there was Captain Clay Higgins. A disgraced former police captain who was essentially forced to resign after …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Senator Sanders Must Condemn the Violence of His Supporters

This weekend in Portland, Oregon, Jeremy Christian murdered Ricky John Best and Taliesin Myrddin Namaki Meche, and wounded Micah David-Cole Fletcher. Christian had been shouting hate speech at two women (one of whom was wearing a hijab) and the three men wanted him to stop, leading to this outburst …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Stop Calling Trump’s Cruel Budget a “Scam,” His Supporters Will Never Care

The trend of both liberal and conservative writers raining derision down on Trump for “scamming” his voters continues with Paul Krugman being the latest to blast Donald Trump for screwing over his voters:For journalists covering domestic policy, this past week poses some hard choices. Should …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Banter M Issue 78: The Catholic Church and Me

In this issue of Banter M: The Catholic Church and Me – Ben Cohen describes his new and complex relationship with the Catholic Church, and what Netflix’s shocking documentary ‘The Keepers’ means for him on a personal level. Trump’s Embarrassing NATO Speech Represents More Irreparable Damage to …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Betty Shelby Goes Free as Police Brutality and Racism is Found Not Guilty in America — Again

“To be a Negro in this country and to be relatively conscious is to be in a rage almost all the time. So that the first problem is how to control that rage so that it won’t destroy you.” – James BaldwinAmerica’s white supremacy and state sponsored police brutality has killed us without consequence …Continue […]

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Betty Shelby Goes Free as Police Brutality and Racism is Found Not Guilty in America — Again

“To be a Negro in this country and to be relatively conscious is to be in a rage almost all the time. So that the first problem is how to control that rage so that it won’t destroy you.” – James BaldwinAmerica’s white supremacy and state sponsored police brutality has killed us without consequence …Continue […]

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The American Conservative Movement is Completely F*cked

Right now, the conservative movement in America is so far beyond salvaging that the only solution is to put it into a box away from the rest of us and let it self-destruct. After the survivors rebuild and show that they can act like responsible adults, they can come back and share power again.Let’s …Continue […]

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The American Conservative Movement is Completely F*cked

Right now, the conservative movement in America is so far beyond salvaging that the only solution is to put it into a box away from the rest of us and let it self-destruct. After the survivors rebuild and show that they can act like responsible adults, they can come back and share power again.Let’s …Continue […]

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What Happens When a Bike-Friendly L.A. City Council Candidate Turns Out to Be an Internet Troll?

One day after Republican New Hampshire State Representative Robert Fisher was revealed to be the creator of radically misogynist Reddit forum “The Red Pill,” a progressive bike activist running for a Los Angeles city council seat across the country faced a surprisingly similar uproar.Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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Trump’s Supporters are Fueled by Pure Hatred and Nothing Else

In the last week, we watched an entire political movement collectively shrug its shoulders over the naked power grab that was the firing of FBI Director James Comey. At first, they tried to pretend it was because of something something Hillary’s emails, but after Trump blithely admitted it was …Continue reading Continue Reading at http://thedailybanter.com

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Trump’s Supporters are Fueled by Pure Hatred and Nothing Else

In the last week, we watched an entire political movement collectively shrug its shoulders over the naked power grab that was the firing of FBI Director James Comey. At first, they tried to pretend it was because of something something Hillary’s emails, but after Trump blithely admitted it was …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Perhaps Hillary Really Did Lose Because Trump Ran A ‘Great’ Campaign (Stay With Me)

(Note: Ben Cohen published a piece on why Hillary Clinton has to take full blame for her loss to Trump going forward, which is a stance I cordially disagree with. So maybe consider the following a friendly rebuttal.)After a whirlwind week of hilariously terrifying batshit interviews that …Continue reading Continue Reading at http://thedailybanter.com

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Donald Trump Is A Goddamn Idiot: Civil War Edition

In the run-up to Donald Trump’s 100th day in office, America’s tiny-handed tangerine tyrant somehow deduced that ratings would be super yuge because our country is being run like a reality show from hell. So against the advice of anyone that’s had the misfortune of watching him try to speak, Trump …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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