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One Video Game Company Has Murky Ties To Trump’s Lawyer And Russian Payments

Robert Mueller’s investigation of U.S. President Donald Trump has taken all sorts of strange turns over the past year and a half, but this might be one of the strangest: It turns out that Trump’s lawyer has a circuitous connection to the video game company behind games like H1Z1 and Everquest.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Watch This Guy Make Sketchy Studded Ice Tires Using Self Tapping Screws And Duct Tape

If you want to maximize speed on an ice racetrack, studded tires are the way to go. But they’re not always cheap, so YouTuber Garage 54 ENG decided to make his own using self-tapping screws and some old tires. The results are actually impressive, even if this idea isn’t exactly “advisable.” Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Russia’s Floating Nuclear Power Plant Has Hit the Sea

Russia launched the world’s first floating nuclear power plant on Saturday. The 70-megawatt vessel, christened the Akademik Lomonosov, was towed away from St. Petersburg by two boats. It is currently coasting through the Baltic Sea to the town of Murmansk for fuel, and is then supposed to embark for the Arctic town of…Read more… Continue […]

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Donald Trump is Obsessed with the Russian Pee-Pee Tape

Yesterday, the Associated Press published former FBI director James Comey’s memos from his meetings with President Trump. The memos reveal things we either know or have assumed about Trump: he’s petty, vindictive, obsessed with loyalty, and has an attention span that makes fleas look as …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Chaos And Incompetence Led Trump To Expel 60 Russian Diplomats Instead of Just 3

The Washington Post continues to justify Donald Trump’s absolute loathing of it with another humiliating scoop, this time undermining Trump’s “tough on Russia” narrative. In an uncharacteristically bold move, the Trump administration expelled a massive 60 Russian diplomats (presumed spies) in …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Crackpot Nina Turner Compares FBI Raid on Michael Cohen to Treatment of Martin Luther King

Nina Turner, the former Ohio State Senator and head of the SuperPAC Our Revolution, has managed to offend almost every reasonable center-left Democrat in the last two years. One of the only prominent African-American women to endorse Bernie Sanders in the primary, she refused to endorse …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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International Chemical Weapons Watchdog Confirms Britain’s Findings On Novichok Poisoning

Not that this will make much of a difference to the screeching fanatics on the far left and right, but we can now safely say that Russia was responsible for the poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia. Reported the Guardian:  The international chemical weapons …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Filling Tires Full Of Concrete Is The Most Safety Third Thing You’ll Watch All Day

Russian YouTube channel Garage 54 exists in a magic place somewhere between Mythbusters and The Red Green Show, where cars are subject of delightfully sketchy experiments. Take this attempt to run concrete instead of air in their tires, for example. I mean, roads are made of concrete. Why not tires? Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Cambridge Analytica Is Republican Ratf*cking With An Unlimited Budget

Back in the 1960’s the Republican Party went all in on “ratfucking”, the practice of winning elections by any means necessary. They tricked people into voting on the wrong day. They fooled people into thinking a Democratic candidate was gay (this was the 60s) or a criminal or otherwise “damaged”. …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Movie Russia Doesn’t Want You To See

Having satirized British politics (The Thick of It/In the Loop) and American politics (the multiple Emmy-award-winning Veep), Armando Iannucci has now brought his hammer – and sickle – down on Mother Russia in The Death of Stalin, a farce that not only lives up to his previous work, but goes even …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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Katie Halper and Jimmy Dore Think the Left Should Ally with White Nationalists

Last summer, after attempting to sue us with a fake lawyer (which she still denies doing), Caitlin Johnstone published a series of articles that caused a firestorm on the far left. In them, she argued that the left needed to ally with alt-right figurehead Mike Cernovich to take down the mainstream …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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Report: Russia Tried To Mess With The 2016 Election Using A Bad Video Game

“Hilltendo” was a flash-based platformer game aimed at smearing Hillary Clinton days before the 2016 election, according to a new CNN report. While it’s hard to gauge how effective it was, it certainly speaks volumes about the bizarre lengths Russian agents may have gone to in trying to influence American politics.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Putin’s Nuclear-Powered Cruise Missile Is A Rehash Of A Doomsday Device Too Nuts To Build

Last week Vladimir Putin, a frequently shirtless equestrian ghoul who also happens to run the Country Formerly Known As The Soviet Union, gave a long, mildly unhinged state-of-Russia speech that made reference to a number of new Russian weapons systems, including an anti-Mar-A-Lago missile system and a nuclear-powered…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Why No One (Especially Trump) Should Give A Fuck About Putin’s Alleged “Unstoppable” Nuclear Missiles

Early Thursday morning, Russian dictator Vladimir Putin bragged that Russia had developed new “invincible” nuclear weapons that couldn’t be stopped by missile defense systems. In the name of peace, of course. In his annual state of the nation address on Thursday, Putin claimed that Russia has …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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