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Guess Where Roy Moore Got His 20,000 Twitter Followers From?

Over the weekend, Alabama Senate Candidate Roy Moore received a Twitter bounty many can only dream of – he nearly doubled his number of followers. 20,000 more people than before hit the “follow” button to read the thoughts of a man who lost his first judgeship in 2003 when he refused to …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Foreign Women Should Come Before Men In Any Immigration Plan

Countries like Sweden, France, UK and Germany have accepted many migrants, particularly non-European males. To some extent that is also the case with the U.S., Canada, and Australia. For instance, the Swedish economist Jan Tullberg has asserted that Sweden now has 125,000 males for every 100,000 females. This effect is magnified in the younger age […]

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Julian Assange and Russia are Offering Support to Fringe California Secession Movement

Where there’s liberal democracy, Julian Assange will be there to undermine it. Last year he supported Brexit, and he has taken meetings with one of its strongest advocates, Nigel Farage. Then he took stolen emails from the Democratic National Committee and weaponized them against Hillary …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Rex Tillerson is No Patriot

Rex Tillerson is destroying the State Department. This is indisputable. He is leaving key positions unfilled. He is refusing to consult with the hundreds of experts at his disposal with decades of experience. He is eliminating entire sections within the State Department, forcing career employees …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Why Killing The Open Skies Treaty Would Be A Mistake For The Trump Administration

The Trump administration has moved to place a new series of restrictions on authorized Russian military spy flights over the United States which are conducted as part of the Open Skies treaty. This week, at a monthly meeting of the Open Skies Consultative Commission in Vienna, the U.S. asked that limits be placed on…Read more… […]

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Russia and America Want to Build a Joint Space Station Near the Moon

It seems like just yesterday that we were living in a constant nuclear threat, spending all of our time thinking about Russia and trying to put a someone on the Moon. Nothing has really changed, but now it seems that we’ll be working with Russia on the whole Moon thing. That’s nice.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Russia, Wikileaks and Ed Snowden Are Lying About Upcoming Catalan Independence Vote

As we piece together what Russian media did to manipulate our presidential election, utilizing social media to spread fake news and hacking state voter rolls, it is of the gravest importance that we not let them get away with this again. This past week, Russian media and Kremlin-friendly dissidents …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The Paul Manafort Tapes may be the Constitutional Crisis We’ve all Been Dreading

Paul Manafort is well and truly screwed and we might be, too. The FBI had such damning evidence against him that even during the 2016 election, a judge signed off on a warrant to wiretap Manafort’s communications and that surveillance continued after Trump was sworn in as president:The FBI resumed …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Russian Military Accidentally Fires at Civilians During War Games

At least two civilians have been injured in a bombing incident during Russia’s war games on Monday. Videos of the incident have been posted to YouTube and appear to show two helicopters firing at a civilian viewing area. Russian media report that the incident is being investigated by the military.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Kalashnikov’s Ominous New Police ‘Shield’ Looks Like Something Out of a Soylent Green Reboot

Kalashnikov Concern, the Russian arms manufacturer best known for its eponymous line of rifles used by militaries and militants alike the world over, has developed a new riot control vehicle which looks like something straight out of a dystopian hellscape, but is unfortunately extremely real.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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How to Recognize Russian Propaganda on Social Media

If you look at social media a lot, as I do, you might be startled by how many of your fellow Americans were…unbothered by Nazis and white supremacists marching in Charlottesville two weeks ago. In the days after the clashes in Virginia that led to the killing of Heather Heyer and the beating of DeAndre […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: Putin’s Favorite Congressman, Julian Assange, and a Conspiracy of Fools

The Banter Long Read: A few months ago, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy was caught on tape joking, “There’s two people I think Putin pays: Rohrabacher and Trump.” Although McCarthy apologized for the remarks later on, he wasn’t entirely wrong…. (Word Count: 1592)To continue reading this …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: Icarus – A Look into Russia’s Crimes of the Heart

The Banter Long Read: Icarus, Bryan Fogel’s new documentary out on Netflix, is a compelling look inside an aspect of Putin’s Russia that’s gotten a bit lost in the shuffle amidst all the news coming out about their election meddling: their history of using Performance Enhancing Drugs (PEDs) in …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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What Is a Grand Jury and How Does It Impact the Russia Investigation?

According to The Wall Street Journal, Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller convened a grand jury for Russia’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election. This jury would let Mueller seek subpoenas—forcing people to testify in court and to produce documents for the investigation.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Fascism of Stephen Miller

Benjamin Zuskin couldn’t sleep. The year was 1952, and as a former member of the Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee in Moscow, he knew that Stalin could come for him at any moment…To continue reading this article, please go here. A Banter Membership gets you access to the magazine and all our Members …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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Glass Hamlet – Dialectics

Promising New York City recording artist Glass Hamlet is a boiling hot right now thanks to his previously released, ‘Authors Preface’. After gradually establishing a buzzworthy fanbase, the Moscow, Russian-born wordsmith is ready to breakout into the mainstream with his new debut single, “Dialectics”. Produced by Austin Fig, “Dialectics” shows a catchy variety of versatility, […]

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The GOP’s Latest Hillary Distraction Takes Political Retribution Into Dangerous Waters

Earlier this year, political activist Alexei Navalny was found guilty by a Russian court of embezzling 16 million rubles worth of timber. The charges were clearly fabricated and the verdict a sham. But, coincidentally, the guilty verdict makes Navalny ineligible to run against Russian president …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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