During Ebola Scare, Ted Cruz Rejects Obama’s Surgeon General Nominee for Being “Anti-Gun”

By October 20, 2014

Ted Cruz and Rand Paul are relatively new to politics, so perhaps they don’t realize that the surgeon general can’t pass legislation, and therefore is incapable of implementing an assault weapons ban.

Why Did The New York Times Only Tell Part Of Darren Wilson’s Story?


This is an obvious PR leak from a biased source.

John Oliver’s Hilarious Supreme Court Reenactment Using Dogs (And a Duck)


Perfect for the social media age, yes?

Interview With “Allen Montgomery,” Founder Of the Hoax Site, National Report


Stories from his website have fooled millions of people and major news organizations, but what’s his endgame?

Mitt Romney Has a Huge-Ass Lead In the 2016 Presidential Race


If at first and second you don’t succeed, try Romney again.

The Ebola Truthers Have Arrived and Their Conspiracy Theories Are Completely Insane


On Ebola, Alex Jones and the InfoWars crew make the Republican Party look like a paragon of integrity.

Rep. Barbara Lee’s Perfect Response To Two White Dudes Talking About Feminism


When Bill Maher and Joel Stein took to having a Manversation™ about feminism Friday night, Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA) popped their bloated dialogue like a big white male balloon.

37 Dicks x 20: Celebrating the Anniversary of “Clerks”

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20 years ago today, Kevin Smith’s Clerks was released in theaters.

Supreme Court Does More Violence To Voting Rights In Texas


The Supreme Court ruled, this weekend, that a Texas law which has been ruled “deliberately discriminatory” can be used to restrict voting rights in this year’s midterm elections, which is just the latest of the Roberts Court’s injuries to voting rights.

Bill Maher Gets Slapped Back For Bashing Islam Again


When Bill Maher tried to use a high court decision in Pakistan that upheld a death sentence for a Christian woman accused of blaspheming the Prophet as proof of his premise that Islam is a horrible, death-dealing religion, his guests pushed back hard.

Atheist Writer Accused Of Plagiarism Has a Meltdown


C.J. Werleman’s reaction to allegations of plagiarism is a continuation of his dishonest antics.

Bob Cesca: “Hawaii is a State,” Part Two: Renting in Hawaii With Dogs (Conclusion)


The following is the conclusion of Part Two in Bob’s multi-part series about real life in Hawaii.

Jon Stewart’s White Privilege Lecture To Bill O’Reilly Is Awesome and Privileged


The advantage that Bill O’Reilly derived from being white wasn’t superior values or culture. The advantage was in being able to realize them without impediment.

GOP Just Crushing Black Outreach With Bigger and Better Willie Horton Ad


If the 1988 Willie Horton ad campaign is the Holy Grail of racist dog-whistle campaigning, then the National Republican Congressional Committee’s new spot is the Holy Big Gulp.

F*ck You, America: Guy Fieri’s Restaurant Is One of the Most Profitable in New York City

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While critics both professional and amateur have savaged the restaurant equivalent of that cavernous “Sportatorium”-type venue on the edge of town that still books Sammy Hagar — the monstrous monument to all things Guy in the middle of Manhattan — it turns out that Fieri is of course having the last laugh. Because this is America. And we fucking suck.

Bill Maher Wants Obama To Take Ebola’s Name and Kick Its Ass


What Maher and all of the other reactionaries who want to seal our borders are missing is that they are targeting the one part of our response that has worked.

New Atheist-Basher Is Apparent Plagiarizer and Thinks It’s No Big Deal


A Salon hack may have just gotten buried under an avalanche of his own dishonesty.

PODCAST: Bob and Chez Discuss Shep Smith’s Ebola Monologue, Rick Scott’s Hissy Fit and Robo-Snowden


On this week’s Bob & Chez Show, the guys discuss Shep Smith’s fantastic Ebola monologue; the news media’s irresponsible Ebola hype; Chuck Todd and the Kentucky Senate race; Rick Scott’s freak-out over Charlie Crist’s fan; the New Foo Fighters documentary; Glenn Greenwald’s “Nothing To Hide Challenge”; the New Snowden Documentary; Snowden On A Stick; and much more.

Throwback Thursday: Obama’s First Press Conference, Backstage With Mitt Romney, and More

feb 9 2009

MEMBERS ONLY: In our new weekly feature, Daily Banter White House correspondent Tommy Christopher will raid his extensive vault of never-seen-before photos, video, and memories to give readers a look (back) at the inside of the White House beat.