Politics

Glenn Greenwald’s Reaction to Attack in Quebec: “It’s Not the Slightest Bit Surprising”

By October 22, 2014
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He performs some typically Greenwaldian semantic gymnastics, both blaming Canadian military hubris for the attack, but then insisting Canada’s militarism doesn’t justify what happened.

Here’s Video Of Chris Christie Saying He’s ‘Tired Of Hearing About the Minimum Wage’

By October 22, 2014
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A comment like this won’t likely hurt Christie in a Republican primary, where heartlessness is a virtue.

Bristol Palin Says She Was Called a C*nt, Had Her $300 Sunglasses Stolen in New Police Audio of Fight

By October 21, 2014
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Listen to this and laugh and laugh. Then stop laughing and weep openly when you remind yourself that this woman was once poised to be a heartbeat away from living in the White House.

In Defense of Monica Lewinsky (Shame on You, Social Media)

By October 21, 2014
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There’s a terrible injustice in the fact that President Clinton is the most popular politician in the world today, while Monica Lewinsky is the cheap punchline to dozens of blow-job jokes.

Marco Rubio Wants To Stop the Deadly Ebola Threat In Its Tracks… In A Few Weeks

By October 21, 2014
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Rubio thinks Ebola is such a dire threat, and that a travel ban is so necessary, that it must be put into place sometime in late November.

Sarah Palin Tried To Bully Us With Legal Action and Failed Miserably

By October 21, 2014
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On September 21, I logged into my YouTube account to find the following copyright notice…

John Oliver’s Hilarious Supreme Court Reenactment Using Dogs (And a Duck)

By October 20, 2014
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Perfect for the social media age, yes?

Mitt Romney Has a Huge-Ass Lead In the 2016 Presidential Race

By October 20, 2014
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If at first and second you don’t succeed, try Romney again.

During Ebola Scare, Ted Cruz Rejects Obama’s Surgeon General Nominee for Being “Anti-Gun”

By October 20, 2014
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Ted Cruz and Rand Paul are relatively new to politics, so perhaps they don’t realize that the surgeon general can’t pass legislation, and therefore is incapable of implementing an assault weapons ban.

Supreme Court Does More Violence To Voting Rights In Texas

By October 19, 2014
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The Supreme Court ruled, this weekend, that a Texas law which has been ruled “deliberately discriminatory” can be used to restrict voting rights in this year’s midterm elections, which is just the latest of the Roberts Court’s injuries to voting rights.

GOP Just Crushing Black Outreach With Bigger and Better Willie Horton Ad

By October 17, 2014
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If the 1988 Willie Horton ad campaign is the Holy Grail of racist dog-whistle campaigning, then the National Republican Congressional Committee’s new spot is the Holy Big Gulp.

PODCAST: Bob and Chez Discuss Shep Smith’s Ebola Monologue, Rick Scott’s Hissy Fit and Robo-Snowden

By October 16, 2014
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On this week’s Bob & Chez Show, the guys discuss Shep Smith’s fantastic Ebola monologue; the news media’s irresponsible Ebola hype; Chuck Todd and the Kentucky Senate race; Rick Scott’s freak-out over Charlie Crist’s fan; the New Foo Fighters documentary; Glenn Greenwald’s “Nothing To Hide Challenge”; the New Snowden Documentary; Snowden On A Stick; and much more.

Throwback Thursday: Obama’s First Press Conference, Backstage With Mitt Romney, and More

By October 16, 2014
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MEMBERS ONLY: In our new weekly feature, Daily Banter White House correspondent Tommy Christopher will raid his extensive vault of never-seen-before photos, video, and memories to give readers a look (back) at the inside of the White House beat.

Foxtoberfest Of Stupid: Sean Hannity (3) vs. Howard Kurtz (6)

By October 16, 2014
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Contrary to popular belief, these guys did not make up two thirds of the Three Stooges.

Here Are Some People (and Things) That Look Like Rick Scott

By October 16, 2014
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Can you find the real Rick Scott among these pictures?

They Shut it Down: The Culture War Claims Another Victim in East TN

By October 16, 2014
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MEMBERS ONLY: It’s unconscionable to tell women they don’t count; their issues, their struggle is something to be concerned about instead of talked about and acted upon.

Florida Governor Rick Scott Refused To Debate Tonight Because of… a Fan

By October 15, 2014
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Welcome to Florida.

Ted Nugent’s Illiterate Death Threat Against President Obama

By October 15, 2014
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Who the hell are “Pilosi” and “Bloomburgh?”