Honey Boo Boo & the Palins: Different Families, Same Redneck Reality Show Drama

By October 24, 2014

Honey Boo Boo’s mom defends herself as her reality show is canceled. Sarah Palin defends her clan in the wake of a drunken brawl. Same shit, different families.


Herman Cain Insults Black People, Calls 50% ‘Clueless’

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While Cain isn’t exactly the GOP’s brightest hope, he is an African American and at least projects some sort of image of inclusiveness in the notoriously white party. Sadly, Cain is incapable of keeping his foot out of his mouth.

Louie Gohmert Believes Our Troops Can’t Fight Because of Alleged Greek-Style Gay Massages

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Gohmert thinks that because it happened in, you know, 334 B.C., it must be happening now.

Apparently, Guns For Domestic Violence Offenders Is a Mainstream Conservative Cause

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The NRA specifically argues in favor of a domestic abuser’s right to retain illegal guns.

The Ferguson Leaks: Anatomy Of a Reverse Lynching

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Since the early days of the Michael Brown murder investigation, local law enforcement has sought to tip the scales through selective and prejudicial release of information.

How To Throw the Best Hipster Ebola Party In 5 Easy Steps

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Be the envy of all your friends by throwing the best Ebola party ever — hipster style.

New York’s Ebola Test: If We Can Contain It There…

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Ebola has arrived in the Big Apple, and New Yorkers are hoping that only the news starts spreading.

Ebola Fulfills Its Viral Destiny and Arrives in New York City

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A New York City doctor who recently returned from Guinea where he was treating Ebola patients has just been diagnosed with the disease, becoming the city’s first official case of it.

The Daily Banter Video Mail Bag: The Future of Social Media, A Trustworthy Press, The Midterms and Rosamund Pike

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This week, Ben, Chez and Bob discuss where social media will be in five years; the status of veracity in the press; the Democrats’ chances in the midterms; and the appeal of Gone Girl‘s Rosamund Pike.

CNN: Sudden Jihad Syndrome Is a Thing

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If you thought Ebola was bad, wait until you get a load of Sudden Jihad Syndrome.

Glenn Beck Readers Weigh in on The ‘Obola’ Virus

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There’s a current theme amongst Glenn Beck readers on the cause of Ebola, and predictably it’s about someone in power who isn’t white…

Romney Says He Lost Hispanic Vote Because He Didn’t Spend Enough Money Bullsh*tting Them

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Mitt Romney gets the answer to this easy question so wrong, he’s almost right.

PODCAST: Bob and Chez Discuss the White Trash Palins; The Death of Journalism; and the NRA Hipster Douchebag

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This week’s show: Audio Recording of the Palin Family Brawl; Expensive Fashion Accessories; Charles Bowen’s Fair-Use Guide for Bloggers; The Palins and Their White Trash Stretch Limo; Remembering Ben Bradlee and Real Journalism; The NRA Hipster; Guns are ‘Bits of Plastic and Metal'; and much more.

Marco Rubio Stays Classy, Attacks President Obama In Ottawa Shooting Statement

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It has become a sad fact of life that it is never too soon to use tragic events for political reasons, but even within that ghoulish game, there are rules.

What a Postgame Interview With An Atheist Football Player Would Look Like

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Thank god for making the game-winning play? No thanks!

Monica and Hillary the Movie: Let’s Make It Happen

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Can these women put aside their differences, find some common ground, and form an unstoppable duo to bring the country together at last?

The NRA Hipster is Back to Tell Us that Guns Are Just “Bits of Plastic and Metal”

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You might recall our coverage of Billy’s previous NRA effort in which he explained how gun classes should be taught in schools.

An Appropriately Profane Response To the Little Girls Dropping “F-Bombs for Feminism” Ad Campaign

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What the fuck is the matter with you people?

The “Avengers: Age of Ultron” Trailer Is Here and It Is Awesome

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