Archive | Society

MEMBERS ONLY: The Support We Received During Trump’s Shutdown Was Humbling

Over the five weeks of Trump’s idiotic shutdown over a wall he will never build, my wife and I discovered just how much support we had from our friends and family. It was a humbling experience and one we were not expecting.   To continue reading this article, please go to our digital …Continue reading Continue […]

Continue Reading

Proud Boy/Giant Snowflake Gavin McInnes’ Feelings Hurt By Mean Yard Signs

Once upon a time, Donald Trump was illegitimately elected President of the United States. White Republican voters rejoiced because they thought this was their chance to let their inner bigot out. No longer would they be embarrassed to spew racial slurs in the street at random people. No longer …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

Continue Reading

Proud Boy/Giant Snowflake Gavin McInnes’ Feelings Hurt By Mean Yard Signs

Once upon a time, Donald Trump was illegitimately elected President of the United States. White Republican voters rejoiced because they thought this was their chance to let their inner bigot out. No longer would they be embarrassed to spew racial slurs in the street at random people. No longer …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

Continue Reading

We Shot Tear Gas at Children at the Border Again and America Yawned

Back in November, the country (rightfully) lost its collective mind over images of the United States border agents firing tear gas at children. The Trump regime had to go into full spin mode to do damage control and Fox News spent weeks justifying the use of chemical weapons against children. But …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

Continue Reading

It’s Still Necessary to Shame Trump Voting Relatives at Thanksgiving

Two years ago, just a few weeks after the 2016 election, I wrote “Yes, You Should Shame Your Trump Voting Relatives At Thanksgiving Dinner.” I was still trying to find the words to describe what I knew was coming and I got a ration of crap for it. This was long before the media kicked […]

Continue Reading

America In 2018: Black Man Blocked From Entering Own Apartment By White Woman

Having grown up with many black friends in London, I remember noticing at a certain age that they were treated differently by authority figures. At 13 or 14, my black friends were always disproportionately targeted by teachers for causing trouble, eyed suspiciously whenever we went into stores, and …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

Continue Reading

Actually, Republicans Are Worse Than Your Four-Year-Old

Jonn Elledge of the New Statesman penned a humorous column about how 4-year-olds are not actually the little angels people seem to think they are but rather more like the Tories (the UK’s answer to the GOP). After explaining “Theory of Mind”, the ability to understand the world from a perspective … Continue reading

Continue Reading

MEMBERS ONLY: The Collapsing Hope Of White America

White people, particularly white men, have been sold the myth that if you work hard, you can have the American Dream. This dream is collapsing, exposing not only white fragility, but something far more frightening to Americans who overwhelmingly voted for Donald Trump… To continue reading this … Continue reading

Continue Reading

Ben Carson’s Affordable Housing Act Is A Direct Attack On America’s Poor

by Kate Harveston Affordable housing has always been a target for the GOP, since the golden days of Ronald Reagan, and his famous “welfare queen” speeches during his 1976 presidential campaign. Something in this image — widowed or unmarried women living luxuriously off welfare fraud — resonated …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

Continue Reading

Why Do Liberals Unfriend People Over Politics? Because Conservatives Are Soulless Monsters

Every now and then, a new article (or a repost of an old one) makes the rounds on social media discussing how liberals are more likely to unfriend people over politics both online and in the real world. Usually the context of the post is to show how “intolerant” the left is but what is […]

Continue Reading

Karma Is A Liberal Bitch: The Uninsured Rate Is Rising For Republicans (But Not Democrats)

If there’s one thing liberals want more than anything else in the world, it’s for conservatives to suffer the consequences of voting Republican and leave the rest of out of their suicide pact. And according to Vox, at least as far as having health insurance, we may be getting what we want: The …Continue reading […]

Continue Reading

MEMBERS ONLY: The Meaning Of Faith

The Banter Long Read: Even at my lowest points, when everything looks bleak and horrible and the light at the end of the tunnel is all but eclipsed by a deranged orange Death Star, I know mankind will get past this. I know this because I have something that conservatives will never have: …Continue reading […]

Continue Reading

Trump And Kanye’s Twitter Love Fest Is All Sorts Of Wrong

There are moments when I genuinely love the Second Amendment for the sole reason that it would allow me to end particularly miserable events in my life quickly and painlessly. This include going to the DMV, waiting in airport security lines, and witnessing a love fest on Twitter between Kanye West …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

The Saddest Chart In The World: American School Children Afraid Of Getting Shot In Class

Axios put together this horrifying chart from data gathered in a Pew Research Center poll about children in America’s fear about getting shot in school:  Axios summarized the findings as follows:  Overall, 57% of teenagers are worried about a shooting at their school.But African-American …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

Continue Reading

MEMBERS ONLY: The Cults Are All Around You

I recently finished watching “Wild Wild Country”, the six part Netflix series about the Indian guru Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh (later known as “Osho”), his power hungry assistant Ma Anand Sheela, and their community of followers in the Rajneeshpuram in Oregon. It was an astonishing documentary that …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

Continue Reading

Our ‘Leaders’ Are Trying to Bribe Planned Parenthood

by Kate Harveston How many terrorist attacks have taken place on American soil over the last 40 years? The real answer is almost certainly larger and far sadder than you think. According to the National Abortion Federation, community health centers and abortion providers have witnessed the …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

Continue Reading

Sam Harris, Jordan Peterson, And The Identity Politics Conundrum

There is a good argument to be made that the Alt Right movement spearheaded by the likes of Steve Bannon, Richard Spencer, Milo Yiannopolous, and the polemicists at Breitbart was a reaction to the rise of identity politics on the left. Much has been written about this, and the movement built around …Continue reading Continue […]

Continue Reading

Designed by OhhWord Media