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In 1 Week, Republicans Will Elect a Child Molester to the Senate Because They’re Irredeemable A**holes

Roy Moore is going to be the next senator from Alabama. Believe it. Barring last minute divine intervention (unlikely) or a massive groundswell of anti-Moore voting (possible but I wouldn’t bet on it), he’s going to win by a few points. It won’t be the kind of blowout victory he would have normally …Continue reading […]

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All the Ways the Republican Tax Bill Will Help Rich People While Screwing You Over

In an age of unprecedented inequality, Senate Republicans still found the gall to pass a tax plan in the early hours of Saturday morning that constitutes an enormous transfer of wealth from the poor to the very wealthy. As The New York Times reported on Friday: “By 2027, people making $40,000 to $50,000 would pay […]

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Democrats Need to Take a Stand and Shut Down the Government

“What I use in the battle for the mind
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Legal Battle Erupts Between Hell Inc. and GOP Over Moral Low Ground

(WARNING: SATIRE!) Deep into the strike by The International Association of Societal Bar Adjusters Hell, Inc. represented by the law firm of Asmodeus, Baphomet, and Schwartz filed an injunction to prevent the lowering of the Morality Bar any further.
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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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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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A Guide to Progressive Grassroots Organizations

This last year has been hard for anyone with a working brain, given how every day under our Russian stooge of a President and the hypocrites in his party produces some new nightmare. But hope is not lost, as several organizations have risen to prominence to help us take back power, not just in 2018 […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: Harvey Weinstein’s Influence Over Democrats is Not Nearly as Big as Republicans Claim

The Banter Long Read: Yesterday, Miramax/The Weinstein Company co-founder Harvey Weinstein was fired effective immediately following the New York Times’ report documenting the multiple allegations of sexual harassment against women and the years of cover-ups…To continue reading …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Why the Right is Suddenly Terrified of Political Violence

Two months ago, an ostensibly liberal man from Ohio with a history of violence opened fire on a group of Republicans practicing for an upcoming baseball game. Several were injured, one of them, Congressman Steve Scalise, seriously. The reaction from the media was swift and loud.FACT CHECK: Is …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Insanity: Republican Lawmakers Want to Legalize Running Over Protestors

In an act of what can only be described as terrorism, a neo-Nazi driver plowed his car into peaceful protesters, injuring many and killing 32-year-old activist Heather Heyer in Charlottesville last weekend. 20 year old James Alex Fields Jr. is being charged with 2nd degree …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Obamacare Repeal Is Dead (For Now)—Here’s What That Means for Your Healthcare

Last night, in a thrilling drama that entertains the sort of people who stay up late chatting on Twitter about Senate votes, three Republicans voted against their party’s third and final health care bill, and the measure is officially dead. So what happens now?Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Dear Trump Voters: Republicans are Driving You to Drugs, Alcohol and Suicide

I get it. You’re really really angry. The white working class is having a hard time. The white middle class is contracting. The white working poor are slipping even further into crushing poverty. We know this because rates of suicide, drug addiction and alcoholism are up all over the country …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Happy Birthday America! Now it’s Time to Grow The F*ck Up

I know you are but what am I? It’s a classic come back for kids who want to turn the table on name callers, or who just don’t have anything better to say. And for kids, it often works! When grown adults lean on similar rhetorical devices to redirect, however, it’s not funny or cute. […]

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“Fair and Balanced” Fox News Has Brand New Slogan to Troll Americans With

Fox News is many things, but “Fair and Balanced” has never been one of them. I used to find it bewildering that a cable news channel that so obviously plays the role of Republican mouthpiece had the gall to pretend to be unbiased – and that viewers bought it. Eventually I acknowledged that trolling …Continue […]

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Alexandria Shooting Disrupts GOP Plans To Further Relax Gun Laws

The shooting of House Republican Whip Steve Scalise and several others on Wednesday morning has been the major story of the news cycle. While there are probably a few people who are celebrating the event for their own sick reasons, most Americans of all political persuasions are horrified and are …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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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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MEMBERS ONLY: The Useful Idiocy of President Trump

While the press has been slowly coming to terms with the fact that Trump’s voters will never turn on him as long as he inflicts harm on brown people, they’ve been more confused by Republicans supporting a madman….To continue reading this article, please go here. A Banter Membership gets you …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Useful Idiocy of President Trump

While the press has been slowly coming to terms with the fact that Trump’s voters will never turn on him as long as he inflicts harm on brown people, they’ve been more confused by Republicans supporting a madman….To continue reading this article, please go here. A Banter Membership gets you …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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F*ck It, I Want Trump To Shoot Somebody In The Middle of 5th Avenue

Last week, America watched as Donald Trump not only fired FBI Director James Comey (a.k.a. Giant Man in Real Life) for clearly bullshit reasons, but SprayTan Saddam couldn’t even be bothered to defend those bullshit reasons for an entire 48 hours and so he just flat out admitted — in tandem with …Continue reading Continue […]

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F*ck It, I Want Trump To Shoot Somebody In The Middle of 5th Avenue

Last week, America watched as Donald Trump not only fired FBI Director James Comey (a.k.a. Giant Man in Real Life) for clearly bullshit reasons, but SprayTan Saddam couldn’t even be bothered to defend those bullshit reasons for an entire 48 hours, so he just flat out admitted — in tandem with Sarah …Continue reading Continue […]

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