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BREAKING: ISIS Releases YouTube Video Showing Execution of Missing American Journalist James Foley

By August 19, 2014
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Earlier today, a video was uploaded to YouTube called “A Message to #America (from the #IslamicState)” in which a man on his knees who is identified as “James Wright Foley” tells the camera that it is the United States’ fault that he will die and is then executed.

Can We Just Admit That the Little League World Series Sucks?

By August 19, 2014
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Frequent errors, mental mistakes, poor baseball fundamentals, and crying make this an unwatchable event.

Live From Ferguson: The Calm Before the Storm

By August 19, 2014
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For most of the morning it’s been a handful of protesters marching up and down the street chanting, among other things, “What do we want? A murder charge! When do we want it? Now!” It’s that particular sentiment that hangs like ominous approaching clouds over this whole place.

Fox News Really Wants You To Know Three Black People Killed a White Person

By August 19, 2014
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With the eyes of the nation focused on the killing of unarmed Ferguson, Missouri teenager Mike Brown by police, and its aftermath, Fox News wants to know why no one cares about the white teenager who was murdered by three black men.

Sorry, No, Obama is Definitely Not “The Greatest Enemy to Press Freedom in a Generation”

By August 19, 2014
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In her column this past week, Maureen Dowd talked with award-winning journalist James Risen who said that Obama is the “greatest enemy to press freedom in a generation.” But reality paints a very different picture.

On the Ground in Ferguson, Missouri

By August 19, 2014
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What we’re seeing here now in Ferguson, Missouri isn’t like those past insurgencies. This isn’t a full-on riot, although it has the potential to be. What’s happening here is like nothing we’ve seen before in that it’s felt like such a blatant abuse of authority on the part of the police responding to it.

THE WEEKLY MILLENNIAL: Explaining Ferguson, Gaza, and Ebola to Apathetic 20-Somethings

By August 18, 2014
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A weekly round-up of the news catered to Millennial readers’ limited knowledge base and incalculably small attention spans.

Call to Action: Help Support Chez Pazienza Report From Ferguson, Missouri

By August 18, 2014
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Chez Pazienza has gone to Ferguson. Please help us support him while he is there.

Like Him or Not, David Gregory Got Righteously F*cked by NBC

By August 15, 2014
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NBC once again demonstrates its special talent for turning the demotion of a star player into a humiliating media clusterfuck.

Remember That Mike Brown Shooter Anonymous Swore To Identify? Yeah, About That…

By August 15, 2014
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Right on time “Anonymous” prove why they can be very dangerous. And not for the reasons they think.

Al Sharpton Has Done Some Good In Ferguson, Now He Should Sit the Rest of This One Out

By August 14, 2014
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Sharpton is simply not necessary to make a point that’s already being made perfectly clear.

Media Members Joe Scarborough and Dylan Byers Have No Clue What the Media’s Role Is

By August 14, 2014
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If you’re a member of the media and your first reaction to the baseless arrest of reporters is to blame the reporters or dismiss it as no big deal, you’re not doing media right.

Big Announcement Coming at The Daily Banter – Help Us!

By August 14, 2014
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In the next couple of weeks, we’ll be making a pretty big announcement here at The Daily Banter. What is this about? Well, you’ll have wait and see, but we think our readers will love it and get behind us. So just trust us on this one. So what is it that we want from… Read More

The NFL and ESPN Have An Impotency Problem

By August 14, 2014
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The NFL and news outlets like ESPN are doing their best to keep a dirty secret about the league under wraps.

Nate Silver Tweets Completely Tone-Deaf Story After Reporters Arrested At Ferguson Protests

By August 14, 2014
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Reporters are being arrested in Missouri for covering protests in response to a black teen’s killing by police, but Nate Silver wants you to know that cops once arrested him and gave him a burrito.

Ferguson, Missouri Is Our American Nightmare

By August 13, 2014
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In some ways Ferguson, Missouri has become a nightmarish snapshot of America, circa 2014 — with hucksters and hackers and guns, oh my. It’s a gruesome social satire that would be funny if the whole thing wasn’t so damn tragic, with all of it stemming from a dead black teenager laying in the middle of a street after becoming the latest victim of blue-on-black violence.

Sadistic Twitter Trolls Drive Robin Williams’ Daughter to Quit Social Media

By August 13, 2014
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It appears as if in addition to text-based tweets insulting her father, Twitter trolls using the handles @pimpstory and @MrGoosebuster sent photoshopped images of Robin Williams in a morgue with bruises around his neck.

Lewis Black Responds Perfectly To Rush Limbaugh

By August 13, 2014
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You really can’t say it any better than Lewis Black did.