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Sean Hannity Hates America

In a deranged rant on his show last night, Sean Hannity went to war with the FBI over the revelation that it investigated president Trump for being a potential Russian asset.  The conspiracy theory fueled monologue consisted of familiar themes bandied about in far right (and far left) circles. …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Alleged Russian Spy Maria Butina To Implicate Republican Boyfriend In Guilty Plea

Maria Butina, the alleged Russian spy who posed as a gun rights activist to court influence among Republicans, will plead guilty today for conspiring to violate Section 951 – the federal statute referred to by the DOJ as “espionage-lite” – during the 2016 election. She has also agreed to work …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Michael Flynn’s Sentencing Memo Should Terrify Trump

Yesterday, Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office released both a sentencing memo and a heavily redacted addendum regarding former National Security Adviser Gen. Michael Flynn. He recommended a “sentence that does not impose a term of incarceration,” because …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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BREAKING: Paul Manafort Met With Julian Assange Prior To Election

A bombshell report released by The Guardian this morning revealed that former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort met with Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian Embassy in the spring of 2016.  This was the third time Manafort had visited the WikiLeaks founder; he’d previously gone to the …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Mitch McConnell’s Shameless Op-Ed Totally Backfires

No other Republican has done more damage to the United States than Mitch McConnell. In 2010, before he became Senate Majority Leader, he famously said his party’s “top political priority should be to deny President Obama a second term.” Once he became Majority Leader, he rammed through the … Continue reading

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Glenn Greenwald Trolls Liberals After Trump Fires Jeff Sessions

By any reasonable measure, Trump’s firing of Jeff Sessions represents a grave threat to democracy and the rule of law. No matter what you think of Sessions, he refused to allow Trump to politicize the Department of Justice, particularly as it related to the Mueller investigation. Trump fired him … Continue reading

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Inside The Cockamamie Plot To Take Down Robert Mueller

Last night it was revealed that two right-wing grifters, Jack Burkman and Jacob Wohl, were reported to the FBI for a hasty, rushed-together conspiracy that involved forcing women to make false claims of sexual assault against Robert Mueller. For those unfamiliar with either Burkman or …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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At Last, Obama Unleashes On Trump: “How Hard Is It To Say Nazis Are Bad?”

Finally, President Obama has come out and delivered a stinging critique of president Trump and his repellant political movement. Perhaps more tellingly, for the first time since the 2016 election, Obama called Trump out by name.  “You happen to be coming of age” amid backlash to progress, …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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At Last, Obama Unleashes On Trump: “How Hard Is It To Say Nazis Are Bad?”

Finally, President Obama has come out and delivered a stinging critique of president Trump and his repellant political movement. Perhaps more tellingly, for the first time since the 2016 election, Obama called Trump out by name.  “You happen to be coming of age” amid backlash to progress, … Continue reading

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Russian Facebook Ads Targeted American Voters by Exploiting Racial Tensions on Both Sides

Last week, the US House Intelligence Committee released approximately 3,517 Facebook ads purchased by the Russians between 2015-17, meant to influence the 2016 election, all of which are available to download. USA Today conducted a study of the ads and concluded that more than half of them …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Women Win Big in House Primaries Last Night

Last night’s primaries in Ohio, Indiana, North Carolina, and West Virginia garnered more attention for who lost rather than who won. In Ohio, Dennis Kucinich, the former Congressman and perennial Presidential candidate lost the nomination for governor this fall. Although his old presidential …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The Not-So-Shocking Thing Facebook and Big Pharma Have in Common

by Kate Harveston When they came to light, the Panama and Paradise papers revealed a globe-spanning oligarchy that has laid siege to most of our governments and the entire world’s industrial apparatus. This situation has been the case for a very long time, but at last, there was something tangible …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Trump Allies Worried Prosecutors Will Turn Michael Cohen “Into A Canary That Sings”

It is hard to imagine what it must be like to work in the Trump administration or for him in any other capacity. Facing scandals and utter chaos in every direction, the Trump team has been in a perpetual state of crisis for as long as it has existed. In recent times however, the crises […]

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Definitely Not Compromised Trump Cancels Russia Sanctions

President Trump, who is definitely not compromised by Russia in anyway, has delayed imposing additional sanctions on Russia that Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley had stated were on the way last weekend. Via HuffPost/Reuters:  U.S. President Donald Trump has delayed imposing …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Chief Lawyer Fighting The Mueller Probe Resigns Because Trump Is An Idiot

In the latest high profile resignation from Donald Trump’s inner circle, lead lawyer for the special counsel investigation, John Dowd, quit today for undisclosed reasons. However, if you read between the lines, it is clear that Dowd believes Trump to be an idiot who will almost certainly …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: Trump’s Secret Call With Putin And His Descent Into Madness

Apparently Donald Trump thinks he’s finally potty-trained enough to earn himself a pair of big boy pants. Reports from inside the White House this week suggest that Trump feels as though he’s learned enough about being president to call his own shots without the aid of his …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump Congratulated Putin On His Fraud Election Victory Because He’s a F*cking Traitor

Donald Trump’s phone call to Vladimir Putin to congratulate him on his fraudulent electoral victory in Russia today was nothing short of an act of treason. Not only did Putin rig the election in his country after rigging America’s in 2016, but he just ordered an attack on the country’s historic …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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Trump Is Going To Betray Britain And Do Nothing About Russia’s Shocking Spy Attack

President Trump spoke with British Prime Minister Theresa May about Russia’s poisoning of double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter on British soil last week, and pledged his full support. He reportedly told May that he is with Britain “all the way”, but stipulated that he would need …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Why Are Liberal Publications Citing Lunatic Conspiracy Theorist Caitlin Johnstone?

Last week, Buzzfeed reported that Medium, the popular blogging site, had suspended the accounts of several prominent alt-right figures, including Mike Cernovich and Jack Posobiec. In response, Mother Jones’ reporter Shane Bauer tweeted about how as long as Medium is cracking down on …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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