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Trump Vs. Video Games: What To Expect From Tomorrow’s White House Meeting

On Thursday, March 8, the White House will hold a meeting with members of the video game industry to talk about gun violence. Few people know who will be at that meeting or why it is taking place, but one thing is clear: Like all things involving the Donald Trump administration, the process has been […]

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The White House has finally sent out invitations to the video game industry for a meeting on Thursda

The White House has finally sent out invitations to the video game industry for a meeting on Thursday, and the ESA says it will attend. “Video games are plainly not the issue: entertainment is distributed and consumed globally, but the US has an exponentially higher level of gun violence than any other nation,” said a…Read […]

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The Final Year Will Inspire You

When my friend invited me to see The Final Year, Greg Barker’s documentary about the end of Obama’s presidency, I was reluctant to see it. I had just come back from the New York Women’s March, and I didn’t want to watch something that would only remind me what a hole Obama has left behind […]

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White House Has Clever New Defense For Trump’s Lies and Insane Outbursts

The White House is so adept at covering for president Trump’s routine outbursts, lies and maniacal ranting that they have now coined a new term for it. When Trump says something that is patently untrue or completely insane, these statements are not lies but a “rhetorical response” to whatever is on …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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Here Are the Big Names Scheduled to Serve in the White House This Week

It’s a shame, but the days of serving respectably in the public eye appear to have passed us. Hey, millennials — are you feeling old yet? You’re witnessing history. With so many employees either being fired, threatening to quit or outright quitting, the White House is certainly seeing some …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Happy Birthday America! Now it’s Time to Grow The F*ck Up

I know you are but what am I? It’s a classic come back for kids who want to turn the table on name callers, or who just don’t have anything better to say. And for kids, it often works! When grown adults lean on similar rhetorical devices to redirect, however, it’s not funny or cute. […]

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Which Tech Industry Leaders Ditched the White House Tech Summit Today?

Trump summoned his group of tech-world minions to the White House today for another round of nervously nodding and accomplishing nothing. But attendance was down a little bit this time around. Sure, plenty of cowards still showed up with a foolish but optimistic gleam in their eye. But some, at least, seem to be…Read more… […]

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Trump’s Social Media Director Broke the Law With a Tweet

Laws, the Trump administration doesn’t like them. They don’t like following the law, they don’t like the fact that laws impede their agenda, and they don’t like that they’re bad at getting laws passed. Now, Trump’s social media director has been informed that he’s violated the law with a tweet and there will be…Read more… […]

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Mystery of the Flickering Red Lights in the White House Grips the Internet

Internet-fueled conspiracy theories have plagued US politics over the last year and made voters on both sides of the aisle appear to be reactionary maniacs. But conspiracy theories can also be fun. And the entirely benign saga of red lights flashing in the windows of the second-floor residence of the White House is…Read more… Continue […]

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White House Seriously Considering Banning Laptops on All International Flights to the US

Following a ban of in cabin electronic devices that are “larger than a smartphone” on flights coming to the US from locations in eight majority-Muslim countries, it appears the White House wants to expand its curious policy. This morning, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly told Fox News’ Chris Wallace that he…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Trump’s Bodyguard Leaks the Defense Secretary’s Phone Number ‘the Old-Fashioned Way’

Donald Trump famously doesn’t trust computers. At an event on New Year’s Eve, he told reporters, “You know, if you have something really important, write it out and have it delivered by courier, the old-fashioned way.” Well, a pen and paper screwed him when his bodyguard recently displayed the cellphone number of the…Read more… Continue […]

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Melissa McCarthy Is Riding the Sean Spicer Podium Outside of CNN Right Now

On Friday morning, a few excited CNN staffers started tweeting some silly photos. Melissa McCarthy, costumed as Sean Spicer, was riding her motorized White House lectern around the street in front of the network’s offices. Why? We’ll give you one guess.Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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Donald Trump’s White House On Governing: ‘This Shit Is Hard!’

Wednesday was a busy day for the administration. With the deadline for Donald Trump’s first 100 days barreling towards him on Saturday, the president continued to be the kid in class who didn’t do the work and tried to throw together a project at the last minute so it looks like he did …Continue reading Continue […]

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