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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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Ubisoft Says It Won’t Remove Russia From Its 2018 Olympics Game

Earlier this week the International Olympic Committee announced Russia was banned from the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Despite that news, Russia is going to remain in the winter sports sim Steep Road to the Olympics, at least for now.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The GOP Tax Bill is an Abomination. Now Get Mad.

I woke up this morning with a sick feeling in the pit of my stomach, because I knew that as soon as I turned on my phone, I’d get a notification of the Republican’s “accomplishment” on my phone. Late last night, the Republican Party displayed their true colors by passing their tax bill that, …Continue reading […]

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Mueller’s Decision to Eat at Applebee’s Calls His Prosecutorial Discretion into Question

(WARNING: SATIRE!) Sources reported to the LA Times that Robert Mueller once left a nasty comment card at an Applebee’s restaurant. The card in question was recreated through a second hand retelling from an anonymous source who reportedly had lunch with Mueller, along with several other colleagues …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The Real Winner in Virginia Last Night – Paper Ballots

Last night’s elections in Virginia were a stunning victory for the Democrats. As I reported on Monday, voters in the commonwealth didn’t care about Donna Brazile and DNC fundraising squabbles: they were too busy organizing to usher into power their new governor, Ralph Northam, their new Lt. …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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It’s Official: Syria Signs Paris Climate Agreement Making US Only Country Not in It

Syria finally agreed to sign the historic 2015 Paris Climate Accords, making the United States the one major nation to not participate in deal, which would ask governments to limit temperature rises as a way to combat the devastating effects of climate change.  The Sierra Club wrote today that …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Never-Ending Election of 2016

The Banter Long Read: Evidence is coming out that Donald Trump colluded with the Russians to cheat his way to the presidency, and his attorney general finds himself caught in the lies. Paul Manafort and Rick Gates have been indicted; George Papadopoulos has pled guilty; and Robert Mueller still has …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Trump Taking Manafort Indictment “In Stride” and “Is In No Way Guilty of Anything”

After a day spent in seclusion watching news reports, binging on fast food and mass produced, cream filled, diabetes inducing snacks, President Trump stumbled, wide eyed and manic, into the Tuesday morning White House Press Briefing.Absentmindedly handing over a half eaten box of Cap’n Crunch and …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Greenwald And The ‘Nothing Burger’ Crowd Will Never Change Their Minds About Trump-Russia

Don’t hold your breath. There won’t be any apologies or mea culpas from the “Nothingburger” crowd in the wake of the indictments of Paul Manafort and Richard Gates, and the unsealing of George Papadopoulos’s guilty plea from earlier in the year. Remember the nothingburger talking point? It was a …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Everything You Need to Know About the Paul Manafort Indictment

President Trump’s campaign chairmen, Paul Manafort, was indicted Monday morning and ordered to surrender to authorities. According to the New York Times, he is charged with funneling “millions of dollars through overseas shell companies and [using] the money to buy luxury cars, real estate, antiques and expensive…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Spain Invokes Constitutional Order to Retain Control Over Breakaway Catalan State

Today, Catalan President Carles Puigdemont and his parliament declared independence from Spain, nearly a month after the historic referendum, and in response, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and the parliament in his central government voted to enact Article 155 by a vote of 214-47, a …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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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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