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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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Facebook Users Finally Get the “Back to the Future” Meme Right

For literally 5 years, everyone’s facebook feed has been filled with excited updates from friends proclaiming “It’s ‘Back to the Future’ day!” and a photo of the dashboard in Doc Brown’s souped up DeLorean. It wasn’t, and unwitting social media users took part in what has to be one of the most annoying viral trends in recent history.

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Jillian Michaels is Not a Good Fitness Trainer

TV fitness star Jillian Michaels has a new reality television show out tonight called ‘Sweat Inc,’ where Michaels and two co-hosts talent scout for the next workout phenomenon. By all appearances, the show looks to be the typical ‘American Idol’ style format where contestants subject themselves to humiliation and praise from expert hosts in order to become ‘the next… Read More

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The New Star Wars Trailer is Out and it is Awesome

The official Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer was released yesterday, and it looks absolutely spectacular.

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BREAKING: Is The UN About to Urge Global Governments to Legalize All Drugs?

According to Virgin founder and CEO Richard Branson, the UN is about to urge all governments around the world to decriminalize all drugs. If true, this would be a monumental shift in the fight to end the pointless drugs war that has yielded little more than the incarceration of millions of people for non-violent crimes and no discernible decrease in drug use.

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Donald Trump Blames Illegal Immigration For 9/11 Attacks Because of Course

Trump likely knows his latest assertion is complete bullshit, but he has hit upon a remarkably successful strategy when it comes to shoring up Republican votes: talking incessantly about illegal immigration. And the more topics he links to it, the more powerful he becomes.

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Catholic Hospital Denies Woman Treatment Because That’s What Jesus Would Do

A Michigan woman in desperate need of a medical procedure was subjected to some very un-Jesus like treatment by her Catholic hospital.

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Sarah Palin’s Attack on Obama’s Manhood is the Most Bizarre Thing You’ll Read This Week

In another gnawingly irritating screed against Obama for his fictional transgressions against ‘real Americans’ (white people), Palin has outdone herself with a wonderful mixture of sexual innuendo, racism and violent rage.

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Now We Know Why Ben Carson is Really Running for President: Selling Books

Carson is doing a pretty bad job of appearing interested in the presidential race and literally cannot stop making idiotic gaffes every time someone puts a microphone in front of this face.

And now we know why.

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Establishment Media Declares Hillary Won The Debate, Polls Show Otherwise

Bernie Sanders objectively won the debate if you go by the actual data. But the media has decided this is not possible, and therefore Hillary Clinton has.

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New Ad Attacking Hillary Clinton Shows Jeb Bush is Unable to Grasp Basic English

Jeb Bush is having a great deal of trouble understanding Hillary Clinton’s position on the Keystone Pipeline, illustrating an apparent genetic inability to comprehend the English language.

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Mike Huckabee Literally Went Insane During The Democratic Debate

Ladies and gentlemen, this is your Republican Party.

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Worst Aunt in the World Loses Lawsuit Against 8 Year Old Nephew Who Accidentally Broke Her Wrist

Connell, in her defense, had found it difficult to hold her hors d’oeuvres plate at a cocktail party in Manhattan, making the jury’s verdict rather unfair.

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Quote of the Day: Matt Taibbi Calls Rupert Murdoch “Deviant Scum”

Recently, Murdoch labeled neurosurgeon-turned-idiot Ben Carson as the “real black president” in waiting – a strange turn of events given Carson’s evident lack of intellectual chops and obvious inability to take on Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders. Taibbi has sniffed a rat and sees this race baiting as part of Murdoch’s desperate attempt to undermine Trump – a force he is ill prepared to take on.

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From the University of No F*cking Sh*t: Study Proves Gentrification Harms the Poor

Next, the city will be commissioning a $500,000 study as to whether shooting unarmed black men exacerbates race relations in the New York area.

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Pharma Bro Desperate to Prove He’s a Benevolent Capitalist

Sadly in America, criminal behavior has been legalized in the financial and medical industries – which is why people like Martin Shkreli and douchebag hedge fund managers gets to make boat loads of cash off of other people’s misfortune while claiming with a straight face that they are the good guys.

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Bobby Jindal Weighs in on Gun Massacres in Least Helpful Way Possible

Jindal told ABC that America needs “a renaissance of decency,” and “a spiritual revival,” – or in other words, no action from politicians whatsoever. Spirituality and moral decency are not actionable policies that prevent mental illness or gun massacres in a large industrialized democracy. Access to proper mental health care and serious legal restrictions on buying guns are, and until Jindal comes to term with this he needs to shut the hell up.