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Lynching Memorial Opens in Alabama

“Alabama’s the Confederacy,” Fran Liebowitz said on Real Time last year, correcting Bill Maher’s assertion that it was the heartland. Its long association with slavery, racism, and pedophilic Senate candidates will take a long time to shake. Its current governor, Kay Ivey, signed the …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Republicans Just Voted to Destroy the Future of Millions of Americans

It’s hard to put a positive spin on this given how destructive every sane economist believes the GOP’s tax plan will be. Reported the New York Times on the plan that just passed in the Senate:  Republicans took a critical step toward notching their first significant legislative …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Sweet Home Alabama

Last Tuesday, Alabama voters sent a message to the world: “If we are forced to choose for U.S. Senator between an upstanding former Democratic prosecutor and a racist, sexist, anti-Semitic, homophobic Republican pedophile, with thousands of volunteers and millions of dollars flooding the state on …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Bantercast Episode 21: A Time to Fight

In this scintillating episode of The Bantercast, Ben and Michael discuss the insane election in Alabama, net neutrality, and the Republican war on reality. How far will the Trump administration go to maintain its hold on power? Have we reached the point of no return? What can we all do about this? …Continue reading Continue […]

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“Immorality Sweeps Over Our Land,” Says Alleged Pedophile

Alleged pedophile Roy Moore is still refusing to concede the Alabama Senate election to Doug Jones. “In this race, we have not received the final count to include military and provisional ballots,” Moore told his followers in a defiant video posted to YouTube. “This has been a very close race …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Party Of Unrepentant Assholes

Early Wednesday, following Doug Jones’ surprising victory over accused child rapist Roy Moore in Alabama, Donald Trump tweeted this: “If last night’s election proved anything, it proved that we need to put up GREAT Republican candidates to increase the razor thin margins in both the House and …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Steve Bannon is a Loser

After pedophile Roy Moore’s crushing loss in the Alabama Senate race to Doug Jones last night, it turns out that Alt-Right guru Steve Bannon is not the evil genius many believe him to be. He’s just plain evil — and also a giant loser.  Bannon spent an inordinate amount of energy shilling for …Continue reading […]

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Black Voters (Especially Black Women) are the Base of the Democratic Party

When I wrote my article yesterday about voter suppression in Alabama, I was resigned that Yellowhammer State would elect Roy Moore – a racist, misogynistic, pedophile – to the Senate seat formerly held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. But as I read reports on Twitter about the high turnout, I …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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The Roy Moore Election Headquarters Live Stream is the Saddest Thing on the Internet Right Now

It’s OK, you are allowed to watch a room full of hateful white bigots who worked for a racist, misogynistic man who sexually assaulted children, wander glumly around coming to terms with their extraordinary loss.  You can revel in their misery knowing any decent higher power/God/Gods etc will …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Thank You, Alabama.

Thank you, Alabama, for electing Democrat Doug Jones, a decent man who has stood up for the poor, women and minorities his entire life. Thank you Alabama, for rejecting the disgusting politics of Roy Moore, a racist, misogynistic, sexual predator, who targeted and abused children and stood for …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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If Roy Moore Wins in Alabama, Republicans are in a World of Sh*t

There are two possible outcomes for today’s Senate race in Alabama, and both spell disaster for the GOP in both the short and long term. While Donald Trump and his band of lunatics in the White House are betting big on accused pedophile and notorious bigot Roy Moore, the Republican Party are …Continue reading Continue […]

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If Roy Moore Wins It Will be Because of Russian Interference and Racist Voter Suppression

The Senate race in Alabama to fill the seat once occupied by Jeff Sessions is a microcosm of last year’s presidential race. On one side we have Doug Jones, a sane, good-natured liberal; on the other we have Roy Moore, a rightier-than-right-wing Republican who believes, among other things, that …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Stop Blaming Trump for the Evil of Evangelical Republicans

On Sunday, (now former) Evangelical Republican Peter Wehner penned an op-ed for the New York Times lamenting “Why I Can No Longer Call Myself an Evangelical Republican”. In it, he’s astonished at how how sick and diseased both Evangelical Christianity and the Republican Party Party have …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Even Evangelical Christians Are Fleeing Trump as His Poll Numbers Evaporate

White evangelical Christians overwhelmingly supported Donald Trump for president in 2016, believing that a man who confessed to sexually assaulting women, denigrated immigrants and ran on a vicious campaign of bigotry and hatred would be preferable to a woman who, well, wrote some emails or …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Roy Moore Called America “Evil” and No One Noticed

In an eerie echo of Donald Trump, Republican candidate Roy Moore chose violent Russian dictator Vladimir Putin over his own country, calling the United States “evil” and finding common cause with the murderous strongman: In an interview with the Guardian’s Anywhere But Washington series, Moore also …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Political Tragedy of Al Franken

The Banter Long Read: Yesterday was a dark day for Al Franken and the Democratic Party, saved only by the party’s responsible behavior in the wake of several new allegations against Franken… To continue reading this article, please go here. You’ll get unrestricted access to all our member’s …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Dear Kellyanne Conway, You are Going Straight to Hell

Dear Kellyanne,  It came to my attention today that you are now vigorously defending president Trump’s decision to endorse accused pedophile and sexual deviant Roy Moore for the Senate in Alabama. When Chris Cuomo stated that “it seems like you have no standards of morality, that it’s all …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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If Roy Moore Wins, The Pro-Life Movement in America is Finished

For anyone who has spent time in rural America, the notion that the pro-life movement is going to disappear in the near future is completely ridiculous. It is well funded, well organized and as culturally acceptable in red states and rural areas as gay marriage is in San Francisco. However, the …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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Roy Moore Campaign Trots Out Latest Defense: “Many Women Who Weren’t Molested”

I genuinely believed this could never happen in a supposedly civilized country like America. If electing a sexual predator to the presidency wasn’t bad enough, Republicans in Alabama are now working diligently to put an accused pedophile into the Senate, and trotting arguments out like …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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