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MEMBERS ONLY: We Now Know How Donald Trump Got Elected, and it Wasn’t Legitimate

The Banter Long Read: Objectively speaking, it could very well be that Donald Trump was elected due to the existence of voter ID laws. Let’s take a look at Wisconsin, which miraculously flipped from blue to red for the first time since 1984. Hell, Mike Dukakis won Wisconsin in 1988, and he …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: Mark Zuckerberg Does Not Understand His Product’s Role in The 2016 Election

The Banter Long Read: Creators, inventors, and CEOs often have a hard time understanding the consequences of their products when used for ill means, arguing that technology, when it first comes into existence, is a tabula rasa — that is neither all good nor all bad..To continue reading this …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: Mark Zuckerberg Does Not Understand His Product’s Role in The 2016 Election

The Banter Long Read: Creators, inventors, and CEOs often have a hard time understanding the consequences of their products when used for ill means, arguing that technology, when it first comes into existence, is a tabula rasa — that is neither all good nor all bad..To continue reading this …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Russia’s Exploitation of Facebook Is More Terrifying Than You Think

The Banter Long Read: Somehow, this story involves yogurt. You might recall a sidebar during last year’s election season about Chobani, the Greek yogurt people…To continue reading this MEMBERS ONLY article, please go here. You’ll get unrestricted access to all our member’s content, and your …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump Insults US Diplomats By Thanking Putin For Expelling Them From Russia

You have to wonder whether Donald Trump is actively trying to get himself impeached. He clearly desperately wants out of the job he hates, and is doing everything in his power to isolate himself from his party and the entire US government. In response to a question about Vladimir Putin expelling US …Continue reading Continue […]

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We Should Expect the Worst When it Comes to Trump’s Despotism as Trump-Russia Heats Up

When I heard the news that Donald Trump has been exploring ways to pardon himself related to any forthcoming charges stemming from the increasingly heated Trump-Russia investigations, I wasn’t even close to being surprised. This is a chief executive who has no respect for the system he’s …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Donald Trump is Now Blaming President Obama For Russia Hacks

Proving yet again that he is manifestly unfit to be the Commander in Chief, Donald Trump is now blaming President Obama for Russia hacking the 2016 election, and also calling it a Democratic “scam”. He tweeted out the following salvo in response to the latest revelations from the ongoing …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The Rebirth of James Comey

Immediately following the November election, then FBI Director James Comey was on every Democrat’s hit list of people to blame for Hillary Clinton’s loss. Now, one month after President Trump fired him, Comey’s been transformed into a political victim. Over the course of two and a half hours …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Why Are We Still Using the Espionage Act?

The Trump administration has taken it’s first step in retaliating against leakers, showing that the President’s tirades on twitter are more than just rhetorical threats. Charges have been brought under the Espionage Act against a 25 year-old NSA contractor for allegedly providing a news outlet with …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Yes, I Said We Need to “Move On” From the Russian Hacking Story

Let’s play a game. Imagine just for a moment what the front pages of newspapers or home pages of websites would look like if we removed articles about the hacking of emails in the 2016 election. Now go even further and imagine how a cable news hour and its line up of stories would be […]

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No, Vladimir Putin is Not The Greatest Threat to America

If there’s one thing you can always rely on Senator John McCain for, it’s doing his best to scare the American public. The Arizona Republican’s penchant for supporting aggressive military action against a variety of menacing actors overseas, or at the very least, consistently growing the number of …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Breitbart Screws Up Trump Russia Leak Story in Epic Fashion

The news broke today that Donald Trump leaked highly sensitive and classified information to Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergey Kislyak. The White House has denied the allegation, calling the story “false”, but the astonishing …Continue reading Continue Reading at http://thedailybanter.com

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Breitbart Screws Up Trump Russia Leak Story in Epic Fashion

The news broke today that Donald Trump leaked highly sensitive and classified information to Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergey Kislyak. The White House has denied the allegation, calling the story “false”, but the astonishing …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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If Republicans Don’t Stand Up to Trump, They Must Cease to Exist

By Jeremy FasslerThe Republicans lost their minds when they nominated a man who supported states’ rights, was endorsed by the KKK, and was accused of having his finger on the nuclear button. His convention was a disaster, with the moderates in his Party only endorsing him at metaphorical gunpoint. …Continue reading Continue Reading at http://thedailybanter.com

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If Republicans Don’t Stand Up to Trump, They Must Cease to Exist

The Republicans lost their minds when they nominated a man who supported states’ rights, was endorsed by the KKK, and was accused of having his finger on the nuclear button. His convention was a disaster, with the moderates in his Party only endorsing him at metaphorical gunpoint. He was the most …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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France is Just the Latest Failure of Russia’s Weaponized Hacking

Several weeks ago, I made the case that with the election of Donald Trump by way of overt interference by Russia, Putin had miscalculated. Injecting propaganda into the body politic to undermine democracy is dramatically less effective when everyone knows you’re doing it. The crushing defeat of …Continue reading Continue Reading at http://thedailybanter.com

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