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How to Finally Remove Annoying Followers on Twitter

Twitter is…something. Those of us who use it often find ourselves hopelessly addicted, scrolling through a sea of jokes, arguments, and many, many toxic accounts. If you find your followers list is full of the latter and you’re sick of them seeing your tweets in their feed, you’ll be happy to know that you can…Read […]

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Billionaire Copart Founder Willis Johnson Is Privately Funding The South Dakota National Guard Deployment To U.S.-Mexico Border: Report

Oh boy. I’m not sure how we got to the point where a private Tennessean citizen is paying to deploy a state’s National Guard to another state against would-be refugees from other countries, or how such action is even legal, but here we are. We’re going to go through it step by step together to […]

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Billionaire Copart Founder Willis Johnson Is Privately Funding The South Dakota National Guard Deployment To U.S.-Mexico Border: Report

Oh boy. I’m not sure how we got to the point where a private Tennessean citizen is paying to deploy a state’s National Guard to another state against would-be refugees from other countries, or how such action is even legal, but here we are. We’re going to go through it step by step together to […]

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Riot Co-Founder Courageously Tweets, Deletes ‘Critical Race Theory’ Dog Whistle

“Critical race theory” is the right’s latest buzz phrase in service of silencing discussion of America’s racist past and how it informs the country’s still very racist present. Last night, Riot co-founder and chairman Marc Merrill tweeted and quoted an article about how critical race theory is “a threat” from a…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Scores Of U.S. Lawmakers Want A National Ban On Fuel-Burning Cars On The Calendar

The U.S. had some of the most ambitious fuel economy targets in the world under rules implemented by the Obama administration, which the Trump administration then attempted to gut. Well, there’s a new president in town, you may have heard, and a whole lot of lawmakers are telling him to restore Obama’s rules and…Read more… […]

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QAnon, CultTok, and Leaving It All Behind

“I was impressed that it only took four years,” Danielle, self-identified ex-cult member, 34, said on a phone call. This was a few days after Joe Biden’s inauguration, and we were talking about the previous week of SOS social media posts from wide-eyed QAnon followers, like a TikToker propped up on a pillow, pleading,…Read more… […]

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QAnon, CultTok, and Leaving It All Behind

“I was impressed that it only took four years,” Danielle, self-identified ex-cult member, 34, said on a phone call. This was a few days after Joe Biden’s inauguration, and we were talking about the previous week of SOS social media posts from wide-eyed QAnon followers, like a TikToker propped up on a pillow, pleading,…Read more… […]

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Trump Acknowledges That Trumpism Is A Losing Platform For The Midterms

My personal rule for evaluating Donald Trump’s presidency continues to be: Trump always makes things worse for Trump. No matter which way the president zigs or zags, every decision somehow worsens Trump’s peril, be it legal or political or miscellaneous. It’s kind of a miracle that he continues to …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Blue Wave Update: GOP Senate Hopefuls Go Full Trump In Virginia

Last year, Republicans in Virginia tried to walk a fine line between keeping their distance from Trump while trying to sound like him. The result was a brutal rout despite Virginia being one of the more heavily gerrymandered states in the country. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ralph Northam …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Blue Wave Update: GOP Senate Hopefuls Go Full Trump In Virginia

Last year, Republicans in Virginia tried to walk a fine line between keeping their distance from Trump while trying to sound like him. The result was a brutal rout despite Virginia being one of the more heavily gerrymandered states in the country. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ralph Northam …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump’s Obnoxiousness And Corruption Is Why Rick Saccone Will Probably Lose On Tuesday

If you haven’t watched Donald Trump’s weekend rally in support of Rep. Rick Saccone, don’t bother. Just turn on Fox News and watch it at double-speed for a few minutes and you’ll get the idea.  Trump’s rallies have always sounded like Cap’n Spazzy McMethmouth doing his best impression of a …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Erick Erickson Blames The Impending Death Of Conservatism On Trump

There are three types of conservatives today. The first is standing on the bow of the HMS Trumptanic screaming “I’m the king of the world!”, completely oblivious to the massive iceberg that’s about to end their world in November. The second sees the iceberg and is busy looting the ship because if …Continue reading Continue […]

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The Daily Banter in 2018: Now We Fight to Win

2017 was not a lot of fun for most sentient beings on planet Earth. As war raged in Syria, the EU began its break up with Britain and America got to grips with the lunatic reality tv star a minority of the population voted in as president (with the help of Vladimir Putin), those who […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: Fighting Trumpism In The Post-Reality Era

In a larger sense, this is why I continue to write with conservative Republicans in mind, specifically Trumpers these days. While I often do my fair share of choir-preaching, I’m routinely geared toward people who disagree with me. It’s an endlessly tantalizing puzzle to solve. It’s what stirs me …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Identity Politics Won Virginia

Tuesday night, white men in Virginia voted overwhelmingly (63%) for Ed Gillespie (after he ran an incredibly racist campaign. White women voted for him by a slim (51%) but convincing margin as well despite Gillespie embracing Trumpism, the wholesale rolling back of women’s reproductive rights. Even …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Identity Politics Won Virginia

Tuesday night, white men in Virginia voted overwhelmingly (63%) for Ed Gillespie (after he ran an incredibly racist campaign. White women voted for him by a slim (51%) but convincing margin as well despite Gillespie embracing Trumpism, the wholesale rolling back of women’s reproductive rights. Even …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The Wonderful Annihilation Of Bo Dietl

Indulge me as I kick a guy when he’s down. If you’ve ever watched Fox News Channel or listened to the Don Imus show, you’ll recognize the name Richard “Bo” Dietl. The former New York City police detective also turned up in two Scorcese movies (Goodfellas and The Wolf of Wall Street). Somehow …Continue reading Continue […]

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Dear Republicans, Get Ready to Start Losing

To the GOP,  Congratulations on your first lesson in karma in the era of Donald Trump! It has been a long time coming, but you’ve finally been made to feel the consequences of your allegiance to a bonafide lunatic who has no business being in the White House. The stunning Democratic sweep last …Continue reading […]

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