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Trump: ‘My Uncle Was At MIT, I Didn’t Talk To Him, But I Have Natural Instinct For Science’

In an interview published with the Associated Press today, Donald Trump claimed he has a “natural instinct for science” that allows him to discern what is true and what is false when it comes to climate change.   According to Trump, these supernatural instincts developed outside of any …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Delightfully Honest  Reason Why White Voters Support Trump

The Banter Long Read: It’s been over two years since Trump oozed his way down that escalator and launched his explicitly racist campaign to be a white nationalist president. Yet, the media is still reluctant to call him racist and his followers still clutch their pearls when someone points out …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump’s Spiritual Advisor Recommends Jesus Instead Of Flu Shots

There is certainly a scientific debate to be had over the efficacy of flu shots. But there is one thing for sure — a belief in Jesus as your Lord and Savior doesn’t ward off the virus responsible for killing thousands each year and making everyone’s life a complete misery.   Not …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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Trump’s Solar Panel Tariff Is The Dumbest, Most Mean Spirited Policy Imaginable

As the planet rapidly heats towards catastrophic temperatures that threaten all life on the planet, Donald Trump has decided to decimate the solar industry in America. While ostensibly protecting the few solar firms that make panels in the US, Trump has slapped huge tariffs on imported solar panels …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump Says He Could “Conceivably” Rejoin Paris Climate Agreement, But Don’t Believe a Word he Says

In yet another completely schizophrenic episode of Donald Trump’s presidency, he told journalists at a press conference with Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg that the United States could “conceivably” re-enter the Paris climate agreement. From Politico:  Trump spoke during a news …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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White House Approves Climate Change Report Directly Contradicting Trump’s Official Stance

In a telling sign of how utterly chaotic, dysfunctional and idiotic the Trump White House is, 13 federal agencies unveiled today what the New York Times called an “exhaustive scientific report” that states humans “are the dominant cause of the global temperature rise that has occurred …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: Mescaline and the Mother Earth, Pt 2: Water Mesada

The Water Mesada(Continued from Part 1) On the first day, we went into the ceremonial tent and lined up by the Mesa — a table filled with ancient artefacts from the Chavin empire — a pre Mayan civilization in Peru that used Huachuma as a sacred sacrament. Don Howard had explained the purpose of …Continue […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: Mescaline and the Mother Earth, Pt 2: Water Mesada

The Water Mesada(Continued from Part 1) On the first day, we went into the ceremonial tent and lined up by the Mesa — a table filled with ancient artefacts from the Chavin empire — a pre Mayan civilization in Peru that used Huachuma as a sacred sacrament. Don Howard had explained the purpose of …Continue […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: Mescaline and the Mother Earth – A Return to the Amazon Jungle (Pt 1)

Editor’s note: I have held off releasing this series of essays for some time now, for reasons I’m not quite sure I know how to articulate. Perhaps it was partially due to feeling emotionally and artistically ‘blocked’ after the election of Donald Trump, or perhaps it has been my own nervousness …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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Hurricane Ophelia Sparks Leprechaun Nation to Address Climate Change

Yesterday on a grassy hillock that overlooked a meadow surround by a copse of trees the President of the Leprechaun Nation, or “Big Hat”, Stumpertee McTumpkins gave a press conference. President McTumpkins spoke at length about the possible “Pot O’ Gold” shortage that could result from the …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: Life in the Santa Rosa Firestorm

(Photo: Coffey Park, Santa Rosa, CA. Elijah Nouvelage, Special To The San Francisco Chronicle)The Banter Long Read: I’ve had an interesting week. And it all began with something inside my computer called “classpnp.sys.”…To continue reading this article, please go here. You’ll get …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: Life in the Santa Rosa Firestorm

(Photo: Coffey Park, Santa Rosa, CA. Elijah Nouvelage, Special To The San Francisco Chronicle)The Banter Long Read: I’ve had an interesting week. And it all began with something inside my computer called “classpnp.sys.”…To continue reading this article, please go here. You’ll get …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Because Hillary Clinton Definitely Would Have Dismantled Obama’s Clean Power Plan Rules…

Looking forward to 2018 and 2020, the Democrats need to work together if they want to stop the Trump administration plunging the country and the rest of the planet into an ecological abyss, because shit just got very, very real. From the Atlantic:  Since January, the Trump administration …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Alternative Reality Zeta 137 President Trump Spends Weekend Geeking Out Over Science

President Donald Trump, 45th President of United States of America in alternate reality Zeta 137, spent the first vacation weekend of his Presidency at Camp David with his family. Sources report the First Family enjoyed the beginnings of fall colors, along with gluten free s’mores and hot …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Rush Limbaugh Declares Hurricane Irma #FakeNews, Evacuates Florida Anyway

You really couldn’t make this up (via The Daily Beast): Rush Limbaugh will evacuate his South Florida residence in advance of Hurricane Irma, despite his previous claims that the news media had intentionally overhyped the storm to boost ratings and gin up fear about climate change. “I’m not …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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When Blue Water Hits Red States

Times are tough for the people of southeast Texas. Anyone who can’t be there to help should donate at least something to the Red Cross, United Way, J.J. Watt’s fund, or any other reputable organization. But when writing out that check, typing in that credit card number, or using that app, don’t …Continue reading Continue […]

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Climate Change Put Hurricane Harvey on Steroids

We are an odd species. With highly advanced technology that can monitor weather patterns, analyze complex climate change data and make stunningly accurate predictions, we are still pumping billions of tons of CO2 into the atmosphere faster than we ever have in history. Reported the Washington Post …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Tucker Carlson Claims to Understand Climate Change Better Than Climate Scientists

Tucker Carlson’s one gift is his mastery of the art of the straw man argument. Day after day, the Fox News host brings in hapless liberals, scientists, feminists and activists and draws them into defending arguments they haven’t made. He does this to serve his growing audience of Alt-Right …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Tucker Carlson Claims to Understand Climate Change Better Than Climate Scientists

Tucker Carlson’s one gift is his mastery of the art of the straw man argument. Day after day, the Fox News host brings in hapless liberals, scientists, feminists and activists and draws them into defending arguments they haven’t made. He does this to serve his growing audience of Alt-Right …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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