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Trump Just Blamed The Florida Massacre On The Russia Investigation

In the three days since the massacre in Parkland, Florida, Republicans have either gone into hiding like the sniveling cowards they are or they’ve read their NRA-approved script and then cashed their blood soaked check from the gun lobby. Fox News, AM Hate Radio, and right wing hate sites …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The Kids Of Today Will Be The Demise Of Republicans & NRA

The school shooting in Parkland, Florida, killed 17 kids and terrorized an entire school. As a result, schools across America were reevaluating their lockdown drills and parent-run social media groups are having heated debates over teachers being armed. Meanwhile, videos from inside Marjory …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The Right’s Rush To Label The Florida Shooter A “Liberal” or “Muslim” Is Monstrous

The bodies weren’t even cold in Parkland, Florida and the soulless gun nuts of the right were already hard at work blaming the eighth school shooting of 2018 on the left and/or Muslims. Infowars, no longer able to insist that all mass shootings are “false flags” carried out by the government to …Continue reading Continue […]

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Jeff Sessions Just Admitted American Law Enforcement Is For White People

During a speech at the National Sheriff’s Association winter conference Monday morning, America’s first Confederate Attorney General Jeff Sessions accidentally (or maybe not so accidentally) admitted out loud what the black community has been saying for decades (centuries?): American law …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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College Campuses Are Going Completely Insane

On Tuesday, several students at Princeton University walked out of a classroom due to an anthropology professor teaching a course on “Cultural Freedoms: Hate Speech, Blasphemy and Pornography,” repeatedly using the word “nigger” in class. Reported the Daily Princetonian:  …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: Nearly 700,000 Americans Are Being Tortured With Gay Conversion Therapy

Tens of thousands of teenagers will undergo conversion therapy before they turn 18. This has already happened to around 350,000 kids and another 350,000 adults, and will happen to many more if action isn’t taken to stop it.  Vice President Mike Pence is widely rumored to support …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Larry Nassar Falls To Judge Rosemarie Aquilina’s Army Of Women

The once world-renowned Olympic doctor, Lawrence G. Nassar, was sentenced to up to 175 years in prison for decades-long sexual abuse of more than 160 women, many of them children. Larry Nassar was repeatedly hired, put in a position of power, and continuously committed sex crimes against women as …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Dressing Up Like A Nazi Is Forever

Meet Ashley Beaver, mother, alleged abuse survivor, and self proclaimed “hippy that just wants weed legal and to raise happy healthy kids.” You may also recognize her from her slightly more famous photo: Ashley contacted The Daily Banter a little over a week ago, asking that we remove the …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The American Shithole

There is a county that ranks 31st globally in life expectancy even though its healthcare costs per capita are by far the highest. This country has one of the lowest voter participation rates in the free world. It loses over a thousand people every week to misuse of pharmaceutical opioids. It loses …Continue reading Continue […]

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Support For Trump After Stormy Daniels Affair Spells The End Of Evangelical Relevance

As Saint Bernard of Clairvaux said in 1150, “the road to hell is paved with good intentions,”. Or in the age of Trump, the road to hell is paved with selling out every one of your core beliefs in the name of banning abortion and sticking it to liberals. White, evangelical Christians …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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BANTER EXCLUSIVE: Victimhood, Fame, And My Date With Aziz Ansari

This is not a story about Aziz Ansari harassing or assaulting me. This is not a story blaming “Grace,” the woman accusing Aziz Ansari of sexual misconduct. This is a story intended to be part of a larger, more complicated conversation that is far from binary, a place my younger self would not have …Continue […]

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Sorry, Trump Supporters, Being Openly Racist Will Still Ruin Your Life (And It Always Will)

By now you’ve probably heard the sad story of poor Harley Barber, the dumb as rocks 19-year-old college student who inexplicably thought posting a video of herself bragging about how much she hates ni**ers would be a good idea. She got kicked out of the sorority she’s been dying to be a part of …Continue […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: Why I Almost Punched my Autistic Son’s Teacher in the Face

The Banter Long Read: We knew that 4th grade would be difficult for Jordan. We’ve known for years that while Kindergarten through 3rd would be a challenge for our autistic child, 4th grade is where the transition to a more traditional academic setting occurred and that it would be incredibly …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Martin Luther King’s Dream is the Unending Nightmare of Republican Voters

On this, the first MLK Day of the 21st Century with a full blown white nationalist in the Oval Office, let’s take a moment to reflect on why we are where we are. Yes, Corporate America has spent billions dumbing down the conservative movement. Yes, the Republican Party is filled with literal …Continue reading Continue […]

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Half of White Male Millennials Seem to be Whiny Racist Snowflakes

The standard narrative is that Millennials are far more progressive than older generations and that they will save us from the nightmarish reign of the overwhelmingly conservative Baby Boomers. But once you drill down into race and gender, the picture isn’t quite as rosy. In a survey conducted …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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“Woke Male Allies” Are Really Still Sleeping

by Michele Zipp At current time, it feels as if there are thousands of very pressing issues issues we have to take care of right now or the world will implode, leaving behind a mess of Bakken crude oil peppered with Trump’s hairs and golf balls floating in space. We are living in the upside […]

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Hollywood’s #TIMESUP Needs to Apply to Trump Next

by Michele Zipp Just about everyone with a moral compass wore black to the Golden Globes on Sunday evening in a show of protest against sexual assault and harassment. It’s one of the many responses to the #MeToo movement and its follow up #TimesUp. The drivel of “who are you wearing” was replaced …Continue reading […]

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Oprah Winfrey Just Brought the House Down at the Golden Globes With Astonishingly Powerful Speech

Oprah Winfrey gave her unique take on the #metoo movement at the Golden Globes Award and quite literally brought the house down. This was without doubt one of the most powerful speeches made about the movement that is rapidly changing American society and needs to be heard by, well, everyone.  …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Tell Me Again How There’s No Pay Gap

by Kate Harveston Recently, Catt Sadler of E! Entertainment announced she would be leaving the position after 12 years. The reason? E! Entertainment paid her half of what her E! News co-host Jason Kennedy was earning. Despite negotiations, she was unable to earn higher, despite shooting seven shows …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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