Politics

Ted Cruz Picks Creationist School To Declare He’ll Be Most Backward Candidate In 2016

By March 23, 2015
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Get the popcorn ready because Ted Cruz is about to run the most far right campaign of 2016.

Your Handy Guide to Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz

By March 23, 2015
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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) is set to ride shotgun in the clown car, announcing his candidacy on Monday. Let’s talk about Cruz by way of a refresher on what he’s all about.

The House Judiciary Committee Explained Immigration Using Animated GIFs

By March 20, 2015
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So, yes, good idea. Take a very complicated issue impacting upwards of 12 million people in this country and distill all of it down to animated GIFs of The Office, The Little Mermaid and Britney Spears.

Dick Cheney’s Savage Gaslighting Of America

By March 19, 2015
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Dick Cheney is here to convince us that everything we know about the last 15 years is wrong.

Best of Banter: Ted Cruz on Gay Marriage, Melting Ice Caps, Chuck Norris and Staking Out the White House

By March 19, 2015
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From the river of B.S. spilling out of Ted Cruz’s mouth to the apocalyptic news that melting Antarctic ice sheets will cause 10-foot sea level rises by the end of the century, Banter staff have you covered with enough paddles to navigate your way through the deluge. Here’s the week that was, at The Daily Banter. What Ted Cruz Said… Read More

How Fox News and the AP Got Their Obamacare Story Wrong

By March 19, 2015
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Fox News’ Bret Baier made the mistake of relying on an inaccurate Associated Press article that misquoted Obama administration officials.

A New Anti-Choice Montana Law Would Treat Women Like Lab Rats

By March 19, 2015
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The law would require that anesthesia be administered to the fetus before the abortion begins, even though there’s no hard evidence proving that fetuses feel pain until the third trimester or 27 weeks.

Let’s All Watch Rick Santorum Being Screamed at By a Completely Crazy Person Who Hates Barack Obama

By March 18, 2015
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She seems nice.

Fox News Channel’s Formerly Invisible ACA “Expert” Revealed and the White House’s Response (UPDATED)

By March 18, 2015
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It’s not punditry nor is it flagrantly biased, it’s just selectively worded with topics chosen in order to fit into its far-right agenda.

Republican Party Now So Ridiculous Conservatives Are Not Worth Debating Anymore

By March 18, 2015
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Banter Editor Ben Cohen debates conservatives over the human trafficking bill in the Senate and the success of Obamacare, and comes away with the conclusion that conservatives are no longer worth debating if they defend the Republican Party.

Powerless Massachusetts Republicans Go Nuts After GOP Gov. Supports Gay Marriage

By March 18, 2015
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Massachusetts Republicans are still acting like their Southern counterparts on gay marriage, but not their governor.

That Melting Antarctic Glacier Isn’t Nearly Enough to Snap Us Out of Our Climate Apathy

By March 18, 2015
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If you’re just now starting to have children, your grandchildren will likely witness this catastrophe, and they won’t be thrilled with the complacency of our generation.

Scott Walker Aide Out After Sending Accurate Tweets About the Dumb Iowa Caucuses

By March 18, 2015
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Liz Mair dropped a truth bomb about the Iowa Caucuses and is now paying the price.

That Story About Hillary Clinton Not Signing a State Department Exit Form is Utter Horsesh*t

By March 17, 2015
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Is it me, or are the Emailghazi people looking a lot like Hemingway’s Old Man in the Sea?

MEMBERS ONLY: Who Really Leaked Hillary Clinton’s Email Information? Here’s One Theory…

By March 17, 2015
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Back on February 20, The New York Times reported that Hillary Clinton was in the process of doing what’s known as opposition research — on herself. In other words, Clinton’s advisers hired a team to begin the process of vetting the soon-to-be presidential candidate. This is an absolutely critical matter, one of custom and sensible diligence to determine what, if anything, the press, the Republicans or even a Democratic challenger might dig up and exploit…

Jeb Bush Used His “Homebrew” Email Server to Discuss Nuclear Power Plant Security, Troop Deployments

By March 16, 2015
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Should you be outraged by Jeb Bush’s private email account? If you were outraged by Hillary Clinton’s private email, you damn well should be.

Ted Cruz Tells 3-Year-Old ‘The World Is On Fire’ and It’s All Obama’s Fault

By March 16, 2015
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Ted Cruz tells a startled little girl that everything is burning.

After Latest Incident, Here’s What a Secret Service Orientation Letter Should Say

By March 13, 2015
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There’s a strict prohibition on drinking on the job. It is however perfectly acceptable to show up hammered.