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There was a time when Dennis Miller was funny. Now, he spends his time baiting Muslims, insulting liberals and tweeting out incredibly unfunny jokes.
Finally, the proof the right has always been looking for back up their claim that President Obama is a practicing Communist: A handshake with Raul Castro, leader of the mighty military threat, Cuba. No matter that it was at the funeral of Nelson Mandela and attended by leaders from over 91 countries – the customary human greeting between the two men obviously means more than meets the eye (think secret plans for global Marxist utopia).
Leaders from all over the world gathered in a Johannesburg’s FNB stadium to honor the passing of Nelson Mandela in a rain soaked ceremony filled with thousands of mourners. In what was the one of the largest gatherings of world leaders in recent history and watched by millions around the world, President Obama addressed the cheering crowds to give thanks for the life ‘Madiba’, a man he described as a ‘giant of history’ and ‘the last great liberator of the 20th century’.
Westboro Baptist Church Planning On Sending ‘Our Smallest Children’ to Frontline of Nelson Mandela Funeral Protest
Westboro Baptist Church revealed their strategy to The Daily Banter for going to South Africa and picketing the funeral of the nation’s most beloved son. Needless to say, it wasn’t pleasant.
It’s high time Libertarianism is treated for what it truly is: a childish, sociopathic ideology invented in the halls of academia that has virtually nothing to do with actual human societies.
Westboro Baptist Church has hit upon probably the fastest way possible to eradicate themselves from existence: Protest Nelson Mandela’s funeral in South Africa.
One would hope that Glenn Beck fans would leave Nelson Mandela alone after the beloved figure passed away. Of course, one would be completely wrong….
If you’ve been overheard and recorded uttering nasty racist slurs against black people, it’s probably best to keep quiet when an iconic person of color passes away. Paris Hilton has called black people ‘dirty niggers‘, told journalists that “she can’t stand black people“, and has a “one percent” rule against dating black men (ie. her boyfriends… Read More
Today, the global community mourned the death of the man who led an unyielding struggle to end the system of apartheid in South Africa and provided hope to the dispossessed around the world. Nelson Mandela, affectionately known as ‘Madiba’, died Thursday aged 95, was a unifying force for not only black South Africans, but human beings.
While tributes pour in from leaders and celebrities around the world, here is ‘Madiba’ in his own, inspiring words.
With the news that they are staging a comeback, the legendary comedians are back in the spotlight – and about time too. How good were the Pythons? Put it this way, their show in the O2 Arena in London sold out in 43.5 seconds. Here at the Banter HQ, we’ve been discussing which sketches were the funniest – a hard task given the hours of hilarity they bestowed upon us. Here’s our unofficial guide tot the best Monty Python sketches of all time.
Glenn Greenwald and eBay founder Pierre Omidyar are starting a $250 million new media company promising to do ‘adversarial journalism’. Will Greenwald apply the same scrutiny to his billionaire investor as he has the US government, and are the NSA leaks now being privatized for profit?
Tancred Dickens, a Washington DC resident, installed Verizon Fios in his home last month, and to his dismay, got no internet access for nine days despite numerous hours spent on the customer service hotline, speaking to tech specialists and multiple visits from servicemen. In a last ditched attempt to get online, Dickens wrote a hilarious email to the President of Verizon Fios that amazingly resulted in a personal email from Fios President Bob Mudge and fixed internet.
A video has surfaced showing the 6ft 7 WBC heavyweight boxing titleholder Vitali Klitschko using a megaphone to quiet angry crowd members who were demanding the resignation of president Viktor Yanukovich in Kiev over the weekend. Clearly in awe of the legendary fighter the crowd incredibly backed up.
A Japanese tire company has come up with a novel way of getting audiences to pay attention to their adverts – by scaring the living crap out of them. Now doing the rounds on the interwebs, the ad is being billed as “The Scariest Ad Ever”. And it just might be.
What happens when you take a population, subject them to decades of shitty television, take away decent public education, relentlessly advertise cheap credit to them while their wages stagnate, market politics to them based on fear, subsidize junk food conglomerates to feed them with fatty meats pumped with growth hormones, high fructose corn syrup and salt, and tell them that to preserve the American way, they must “go shopping”?
In June of this year, the tragic, yet amazing story of Harrison Okene’s survival in a capsized tugboat that sank off the coast of Nigeria stunned the world. Trapped in a 4ft sq. air pocket 100ft underwater in freezing temperatures, Okene survived on no food and some cans of Coca Cola for almost three days. Even more amazing is the video footage of the rescue that has just surfaced.
According to wealth guru Tom Corley, poor people need to stop going to McDonalds, get their asses to the gym, and listen to self help audio books on the way to their shitty jobs. That way they will become rich.
As the saying goes, one gun good, five guns much better. According to a search warrant that was made public, George Zimmerman had five guns and over 100 rounds of ammunition with him when deputies arrested him earlier this month for allegedly beating up his girlfriend.