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Ben Cohen

Ben Cohen is the editor of The Daily Banter and founder of Banter Media Group. Ben writes a regular column for the Huffington Post and is a regular guest on the RT Network. Ben covered boxing and Mixed Martial Arts for TrueSlant.com, Secondsouts.com, Black Belt Magazine, Boxing Monthly Magazine and ESPN.com. Originally from London, England he currently lives in Washington DC.


Top Articles by Ben Cohen

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Jiu Jitsu Expert Nonchalantly Dominates Knife-Wielding Assailant

It’s Friday. Watch some silly shit on the internet, like a Jiu Jitsu expert calmly disarming a guy with a knife

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Ryan Seacrest Now On All Four Major Networks, Proves US Media Has Run Out of Ideas

It’s official, Ryan Seacrest is now America’s only TV host.

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Dinesh D’Souza’s New Documentary Clip Proves He is Full of Crap

Dinesh D’Souza has released a new clip from his documentary ‘America’. Unsurprisingly, it shows him to be completely full of shit.

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A Response to Charles Pierce: Yes, Paul Rieckhoff Did Wipe the Floor With Glenn Greenwald

Esquire’s Charles Pierce thinks Glenn Greenwald held his own against US veteran Paul Reickhoff on the issue of Edward Snowden and the NSA leaks. He didn’t, but not for the reasons Pierce thinks.

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If You Don’t Like Facebook, Get Off Facebook

Everyone loves to hate Facebook. The truth is, you don’t. You love it.

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Tony Blair Wants to Go into Iraq. So We Definitely Shouldn’t Go into Iraq.

Tony Blair believes we should intervene in Iraq again. Given his track record on the issue, he may not be the best guy to listen too…

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Ted Cruz Has Renounced His Canadian Citizenship, Now Obama Must Renounce His Muslim One

In a move that really stuck it to the socialistic land of free medical care and no gun massacres, Cruz officially renounced his Canadian citizenship and bragged about it though his press secretary’s twitter account. Your move, Obama!

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New York Woman Says She is Not Racist For Calling an African American a “Nasty F**king N**ger”

According to overnight internet sensation Janelle Ambrosiato, calling someone a ‘nigger’ isn’t racist. The word, you see, isn’t actually a racial slur for those of African descent, but a term used to describe someone who is ‘ignorant’, she explained to 93.7 WBLK today.

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Discussion Thread: Should Children Be Tried as Adults?

Alongside Somalia, the US is the only country in the world that has refused to ratify the 1989 U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child, which bans life without parole for children. Is this OK?

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Yahoo! Journalist Paves The Way to Stopping Viral Content

Everyone trying to something vaguely serious in the media should get behind Yahoo tech journalist David Pogue. The former New York Times columnist has struck upon a rather ingenious way of stemming the relentless tide of viral content clogging up everyone’s facebook feed

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7 Reasons Why Impeaching Obama is a Really Super Idea

Since its inception, the Obama administration has been plagued with scandals. From trying to socialize medical care to encouraging terrorism in Benghazi, there are undoubtedly more than enough grounds for the GOP to start the impeachment process already.

Here are the 7 best reasons why impeaching the President NOW is a really, really good idea.

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New York Times Op-Ed Columnist Frank Bruni Is A Very Serious Writer

Professional grandstander Frank Bruni called out The Daily Banter in The New York Times for grandstanding. This is our response.

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No Gwyneth, Getting Insulted on Twitter is Not Like Going to War

Gwyneth Paltrow is definitely not a bad person. She’s a very good actress, and judging by the way she speaks about her kids, a very good mother. That being said, Gwyneth really doesn’t know when to shut up in public.

And sadly, that’s now most of the time.

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Future Jailbird Dinesh D’Souza Posts Hilariously Ironic Statement on Facebook

Dinesh D’Souza believes that in America, you choose your own destiny. Which is pretty funny given where he’s going.

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The End of a Douchebag: Dinesh D’Souza Facing Jail Time

Dinesh D’Souza, a man who made a career out of smearing President Obama using every dishonest tactic in the GOP handbook, is almost certainly going to jail after pleading guilty on Tuesday to a campaign finance law violation.

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The Best Viral Bullshit Headline of the Day

Buzzfeed wannabe site ‘LifeBuzz’ (see the similarities?) is upping the ante on making people read whatever list of banal life tips it has ripped off from another banal list of life tips. Telling readers that by not making their way through at least 22 of the the 30 [insert meaningless list items], “You’ll never get out alive”.

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Newt Gingrich, Michael Sam, and the Myth of Tolerating Intolerance

Newt Gingrich believes gays should do a better job of tolerating those who are intolerant towards them. It sounds good in theory, but is ridiculous once you apply real life analogies.

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Sexist Tucker Carlson Can’t Count the Number Of Men Working His Staff

Tucker Carlson complained on Fox News that women have such an easy time in the workplace that he can’t find male journalists to join his site. When 75% of his editorial staff are male, we must conclude that Carlson is either a) a liar, or b) an asshole, or c) all of the above.