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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 […]

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Qanon Claims Trump Will Fire Hundreds Of Thousands Of Federal Workers On Tuesday

Over the last few days, the QAnon crowd has been super excited over a new theory that’s risen from the fever swamp of stupiditiy that is the right wing fringe: Donald Trump engineered the shutdown so he could fire hundreds of thousands of government workers using something called a “Reduction In …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: Nancy Pelosi Has Checkmated Trump

(Image via AP) In a matter of weeks on the job, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has managed to checkmate Trump over his government shutdown in spectacular fashion. Not only has Pelosi refused to back down from Trump’s childish threats over his border wall, she has managed bullied the bully and forced …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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Let’s Take the “Partial” out of “Partial Government Shutdown”

We are exactly where we belong. Not necessarily as individuals, but collectively for sure. The extended partial shutdown of the federal government is the logical conclusion not just to the first (and hopefully only) half of the Trump presidency, but to the past several decades of American history. …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: I Stood On Line At A Food Bank For The First Time. Why Should I Feel Humiliated?

This past Saturday, my wife Deb and I drove out to the Giant supermarket in Groveton, a neighborhood in the southeastern part of my hometown of Alexandria, Virginia. We were not going to go food shopping. We were going to stand on line at a food bank for federal workers who are not being paid […]

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AP Tweet Blames Democrats For The #TrumpShutdown

After last night’s ten minute waste of time masquerading as an Oval Office address, news sites put out fact check after fact check. Considering that Trump delivered his usual stump speech filled with the usual lies, this wasn’t that hard to do. And yet, the Associated Press managed to blow it in …Continue reading Continue […]

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Trump’s Fake “National Emergency” Is His Only Way Out Of The #TrumpShutdown

Tuesday night, Trump may or may not try to declare a “national emergency” at the southern border in order to get around Congress and start the construction of his useless wall. If not Tuesday, then it’s more likely than not he’ll do it in the next week or two because he’ll have to. It’s the […]

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Trump Commits Political Suicide, Says Shutdown Will Last ‘Months Or Years’

In 2019, president Trump appears to be working extremely hard to make the Democrats’  job of opposing him as easy as humanly possible. Facing a career defining stand off with the House, Trump is laying it all on the line in order to get his infamous border wall. And the Democrats are …Continue reading Continue […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: Because of the Trump Shutdown, We May Not Be Able to Pay Our Bills

This is week two of Donald Trump’s stupid partial government shutdown and my wife is still working. For free. Yeah, she’s one of the exempt employees which means that she has keep working no matter how long this goes on. Without pay. And since she’s the primary breadwinner, that’s going to be …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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Trump Thinks His Shutdown Will Stop Nancy Pelosi From Investigating His Corrupt Regime. Good Luck With That

When Trump was first elected, he listened to the GOP and hired a lot of people who were, if not particularly honest, more or less capable of doing their jobs. Since then, like most autocrats, he’s winnowed out the competent in favor of those most likely to kiss his ass and enable his corruption. …Continue […]

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White House Claims Trump Doesn’t Want A Shutdown (After He Asked For A Shutdown)

In example number 4297 of the White House directly contradicting president Trump’s manic outbursts, press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders came out today to refute the notion that Trump is advocating a government shutdown. From The Hill:  The White House on Tuesday insisted that it …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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