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,, Black Belt Magazine, Boxing Monthly Magazine and Originally from London, England he currently lives in Washington DC.

Top Articles by Ben Cohen

U.S. President Obama and Palestinian President Abbas shake hands at a news conference in Ramallah

Why Obama Ignores the Palestinians

Pointing out the obvious won’t get you far in American politics. The blatant colonization and brutalization of Palestine by Israel is no different. So why is Obama ignoring it?


CNBC’s Rick Santelli Embarassed by Colleague Over Disastrous Economic Predictions

“Every single bit of advice you gave would have lost people money, Rick”

Leading Conservatives, Presidential Candidates Speak At CPAC Gathering

Here’s The Only Way Ann Coulter Can Remain Relevant

Coulter is fast running out of tricks and her rapidly declining book sales is a strong indication that her reign of terror on the U.S. media is coming to an end. Here’s the only way she can remain relevant, and it’s pretty extreme even by her standards.


Global Warming Expert Rupert Murdoch Says We’re Overreacting

Rupert Murdoch thinks we are overreacting to climate change, and it isn’t really that big of a deal. He also has a simple solution that scientists haven’t thought of yet. What a guy!


Can We Stop Pretending Israel is Being Attacked?

Regardless of who started the latest mini-war, it makes little difference when looking at the larger picture. The fact remains that Palestinians are being collectively punished for the actions of Hamas, and Israel is committing a serious war crime in Gaza.


George Clooney Rejects Daily Mail Apology, Tells Them to F*ck Off Again

The Mail has a storied history of supporting Nazis, attacking transgendered people, and going after the poor, so it’s not exactly shocking they lied about Clooney’s fiancĂ©e, then lied again about lying about it.

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Tough Guys Sean Hannity and Rick Perry Go Hunting Illegals in Texas

Rick Perry and Sean Hannity, renown for being serious tough guys, showed America just how tough they were by hanging out with the Texas Highway Patrol on the Rio Grande yesterday, and posing with some very large guns.


Chicago South Side Resident on Gun Violence: “It’s a Nightmare”

“As a resident of the south side, I’m living with this daily. Just this morning, a mother of five was shot and killed on the inbound Dan Ryan Expressway. She is the second to die by gunfire in her family; her younger brother was killed just under a year ago.”


Fact: Chicago Is More Dangerous Than Northern Ireland When it Was a War Zone

During the (roughly) 31 years of conflict in Northern Ireland, a total of 3,568 people died as a result of the violence between Unionists, Republicans and the British military. In Chicago, over 5,398 people have lost their lives in the past 10 years.


Joe Rogan’s Spanking of a Militant Anti-Hunter is Awesome

Witness Joe Rogan’s thorough demolishment of an uninformed, angry anti hunting activist who took the time out of his day to call Rogan a ‘pathetic cave worm’ and a ‘shit’ because he goes hunting.

Glenn Beck

This is How Glenn Beck Readers Responded to Anthony Cumia’s Firing From SiriusXM

While it would be nice to believe that Anthony Cumia’s views are not representative of the average American, a quick browse through the comments section of Glenn Beck’s ever expanding website ‘The Blaze’ reveals Cumia is far from alone when it comes to hating black people, and by extension, the President.


5 Ways Brits In America Can Survive the Fourth Of July

Brit in America on the Fourth of July? Don’t fret. We’ve got you covered.

George Takei

George Takei Perfectly Sums Up the Hobby Lobby Ruling

Leave it to George Takei, man of Facebook and Star Trek icon to sum up the astonishing Supreme Court decision that ruled corporations get to make health care decisions for women.


The End of Ann Coulter: The World Cup Rant That No One Cares About

The truth is, no one really gives a shit what Coulter says about anything these days as her schtick is about as original as Britney Spear’s latest album. Most major outlets don’t pay her any attention as her toxic brand of xenophobia and liberal baiting stopped being amusing at least half a decade ago.

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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


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.

Dinesh D'Souza

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.


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.