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Top Republicans Are Blaming Video Games for the White Terrorist Attacks

Dear Republicans, say it with me: White terr-or-ism. White supremacy. Domestic terrorism. Guns. Hate. Insecurity. Ignorance. Money. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Top Republicans Are Blaming Video Games for the White Terrorist Attacks

Dear Republicans, say it with me: White terr-or-ism. White supremacy. Domestic terrorism. Guns. Hate. Insecurity. Ignorance. Money. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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What Workers Have Lost in the Shutdown, So Far

Hundreds of thousands of federal workers are not getting paid right now because the government is shut down. By now, you’ve read dozens of versions of that sentence over the last month, but as the shutdown stretches longer and longer, it gets more difficult to conceptualize what exactly that means. Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Incoming Wisconsin Governor To Undermine Lame Duck Bills

After incumbent Wisconsin governor Scott Walker lost re-election to Democrat Tony Evers last November, the Republican-controlled state legislature passed a controversial bill stripping key powers away from both Evers and incoming Attorney General Josh Kaul. Under the new rules, Republicans can …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump’s Coming Impeachment Will Not Be A Political “Hit Job”

Republicans are many things. Honest is not one of them. For the past two years, they have been avoiding investigating Trump’s numerous scandals and running interference in the investigations they couldn’t avoid. They’ve gone from insisting that nothing happened to maybe something happened but it …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Incoming Republican Senator Already Under Investigation

Last night, Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft announced that he has launched an investigation into outgoing Republican Attorney General Josh Hawley, claiming that Hawley hired campaign staffers to run his office while using taxpayer dollars.  Hawley ran for Attorney General in 2016 with …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Democrats On Track To Flip 40th House Seat

On Election Night, networks called California’s 21st congressional district for incumbent Republican David Valadao over Democratic challenger TJ Cox. The district, which encompasses parts of Fresno as well as the Central Valley, the state’s largest agricultural region, has not elected a Democrat to … Continue reading

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Mitch McConnell’s Shameless Op-Ed Totally Backfires

No other Republican has done more damage to the United States than Mitch McConnell. In 2010, before he became Senate Majority Leader, he famously said his party’s “top political priority should be to deny President Obama a second term.” Once he became Majority Leader, he rammed through the … Continue reading

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Chuck Schumer Can No Longer Be Senate Leader

One of my least favorite traits about Democrats is that we tend to get dissatisfied with our leaders pretty quickly. In the year following Obama’s inaugural, major news outlets were already writing articles saying Obama was disappointing them, despite the fact that he hadn’t even served a full term …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Burn The Republican Party To The Ground

Today marks the one-year anniversary of The New York Times’ report that brought down Harvey Weinstein, which effectively launched the #MeToo movement. The Republicans have decided to honor that by confirming a known sexual assaulter to the Supreme Court. Despite the thousands of brave …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Actually, Republicans Are Worse Than Your Four-Year-Old

Jonn Elledge of the New Statesman penned a humorous column about how 4-year-olds are not actually the little angels people seem to think they are but rather more like the Tories (the UK’s answer to the GOP). After explaining “Theory of Mind”, the ability to understand the world from a perspective … Continue reading

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The United Nations Literally Laughed At Donald Trump

In 2014, before he ran for President, Donald Trump said that America had become the laughing stock of the world. It was a theme he repeated over and over throughout his campaign: the rest of the world was laughing at us, and we had lost their respect. At the beginning of 2016, The Washington Post […]

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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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Maxine Waters Shuts Down Trump Supporting Congressman Over “White Discrimination” Claim

Since the election of Donald Trump, Maxine Waters has become one of the most visible icons of the Resistance. Whether she’s “shoving” TYT correspondent Michael Tracey, appearing on t-shirts with her catchphrase “reclaiming my time,” or openly calling for impeachment following Trump’s …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Twisted History Of Oliver North

When Lt. Col. Oliver North became NRA President yesterday, gun lovers throughout America welcomed their new leader. CEO Wayne LaPierre called him “a legendary warrior for American freedom, a gifted communicator and skilled leader” and Dana Loetsch praised him as “a total warrior for …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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New Reuters/Ipsos Poll Says Millennials Lean Republican, But That’s Not the Whole Story

Yesterday, Reuters/IPSOS released a new poll that, if you believe the headlines, could mean trouble for Democrats in the 2018 midterms. The poll is accompanied by a look into the primary for New Hampshire’s First District, where millennials appear wishy-washy as to which candidate to …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Kanye West And Donald Trump Now Represent The Modern Republican Party

Kanye West’s recent statements make him appear like a permanent resident of the Sunken Place. The hip-hop giant recently got back on Trump’s favorite social media outlet to send out a series of missives that have baffled his fanbase, most notably his praise for Candace Owens, an conservative, …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Donald Trump Is The Pinnacle Of The Reagan Revolution, Not The End Of It

Fareed Zakaria is rewriting history to give conservatism a pass. Rather than Trump being the natural evolution of Republicanism, he’s now the “end” of Reagan’s revolution, destroying the “libertarian” GOP and turning it into something ugly and crass: The Reagan redefinition of the party, as a …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Republicans Are Failing To Trick Americans Into Loving Their Itty Bitty Pay Raise

Republicans are sad and bewildered at their ongoing failure to convince millions of Americans that the scant crumbs left over from the massive tax cuts they bestowed upon billionaires is actually a feast: More than three months after the passage of the GOP’s tax-cut law, new surveys suggest that …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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