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Steve Scalise: Saved by a Black Lesbian, Still a Bigoted Homophobe

Republican House of Representative Steve Scalise was a disgusting racist prior to being shot on a baseball field in an incident that nearly claimed his life. His political career up until that point has been a predictable brand of right-wing conservatism that aimed to inflict as much damage on …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The NRA’s Terrifying Ad is a Declaration of War Against Liberalism in America

Political ads in America are a fascinating and yet painfully predictable form of social commentary. Stylistically they range from cheap aesthetics reminiscent of home video to slick, Hollywood style creations, and in tone they vary from hokey to dark. Their purpose, however, is always the same – to …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Shooting Victim Steve Scalise Would Go Bankrupt With Republican Health Care Plan

If you think that the Republican health care bill proposed in the Senate only affects poor people and minorities, you would be completely wrong. The New Republic’s Brian Beutler makes a powerful point about just how important the Affordable Care Act has been for everyday Americans by pointing out …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Post-Alexandria, Expect More Restrictions on First Amendment Rights and Zero Restrictions on Second Amendment Rights

At some point in the near past, the Republican Party decided that Second Amendment rights were the only rights that are absolute and untouchable — rights that can not be regulated or restricted in any way. Ever. It used to be that Republican saints like Ronald Reagan could support sensible …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Anti-Gay Steve Scalise Was Saved by a Gay Black Woman

While it is horrendous that Rep. Steve Scalise was shot, a story has emerged about the shooting that took place in Virginia earlier this week that will, after he hopefully recover from his injuries, help him heal from his own unpleasant past. Scalise has a history of deeply unpleasant …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The Daily Caller Wins Prize For The Dumbest Response to Steve Scalise Shooting

Andrew Follette, the Energy and Science reporter for Tucker Carlson’s website The Daily Caller wins the prize for the dumbest response to the mass shooting in Virginia earlier today. This was his headline: Wrote Follett: It didn’t take long for liberal pundits to reignite the gun control …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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House Majority Whip Steve Scalise Shot as Shooter Opened Fire at GOP Baseball Practice 

Five people, including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (LA), were shot Wednesday morning during a Congressional baseball practice. According to reports, a gunman walked up to practice and opened fire on the baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia.Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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