Politics

The Daily Banter Video Mail Bag: Bill Cosby, NFL Head Injuries, and British Nakedness!

By November 13, 2014
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MEMBERS ONLY: Welcome to this week’s Video Mail Bag! In this installment, Ben Cohen, Chez Pazienza and Bob Cesca discuss the relitigation of the accusations against Bill Cosby; Malcolm Gladwell and the morality of football; and whether Ben would ever resort to naked pics of himself to generate memberships.

The Worst Hate Mail Martin Luther King, Jr. Ever Got Was From His Own Government

By November 13, 2014
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As bad as death threats from random people are, there’s something demented about the government sending you a letter saying you’re “evil” and that you should kill yourself.

New Koch Brothers Video Totally Bastardizes the Definition of Net Neutrality

By November 13, 2014
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If you thought Andrew Napolitano’s description of net neutrality as “Orwellian” was, well, Orwellian, check out the name of this video: Clearing Up Net Neutrality.

Ben Stein Accuses Obama Of Catching ‘Residual Jew-Hatred’ From Louis Farrakhan

By November 12, 2014
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CBS News contributor and frequent Fox News guest Ben Stein’s latest racist rant is extra-racist, and extra-crazy.

This Man Is the Only Thing Standing Between You and An Online Sales Tax

By November 12, 2014
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No matter what your party affiliation is, if you enjoy your online tax-free shopping, you should hope that John Boehner holds the line.

The GOP Hates Net Neutrality? Fine, Then They Can Be the First to Pay Up

By November 12, 2014
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Unless you’re the CEO of a telecom, abolishing net neutrality and allowing a “closed internet” is suicidal. So, here’s a proposal for Ted Cruz and Andrew Napolitano…

The Midterms Proved Once Again Why Elections Should Be Federalized

By November 11, 2014
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State officials have proved in nearly every election why they ought to be stripped of this duty, and to have the entire process run and regulated by a nonpartisan, centralized body to ensure that irresponsible leaders can no longer play political grabass with our representative democracy.

Meet the New Science-Denying Chairman of the Senate Environment Committee

By November 11, 2014
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It’s not unlike hiring Pat Buchanan as the new head of the NAACP.

Americans Are In An Abusive Relationship With The Republican Party

By November 10, 2014
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Over the past three decades, the Republican Party has been responsible for vast increases in poverty and income inequality in America, two disastrous and illegal wars in the Middle East, the complete breakdown of the financial system, holding the country to ransom over the debt ceiling, attempting to roll back women’s rights 40 years, and generally… Read More

Obamacare Is ‘Unpopular,’ But Not For the Reason You Might Think

By November 10, 2014
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Even as the Affordable Care Act faces a new Supreme Court challenge, the news media continues to insist that the law is “unpopular,” and so do some of the law’s alleged proponents.

Tom Friedman Writes An Incredibly Stupid Column About Nothing Again

By November 07, 2014
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Tom Friedman’s latest column at the New York Times is so brilliantly stupid it is worth examining. Why? Because millions of Americans read Thomas Friedman and they should know better.

The Supreme Court Is Playing Politics With the Affordable Care Act

By November 07, 2014
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The Supreme Court announced today its decision to hear the case of King v. Burwell, which challenges the Affordable Care Act’s insurance subsidies, claiming that the law doesn’t explicitly define the federal government’s role in offering premium assistance to roughly five million lower income families.

The Obama-McConnell “Bourbon Summit” Would Be the Most Futile Thing Ever

By November 07, 2014
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It’s easy to predict how a “bourbon summit” between President Obama and Mitch McConnell would go.

John Boehner’s ’46 Jobs Bills’ Claim Is a Damn Twisted Joke

By November 06, 2014
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John Boehner keeps pimping claims that have no basis in reality.

Clueless Sarah Palin Finally Understands ‘You Didn’t Build That!’

By November 06, 2014
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Palin appropriates the phrase in completely unironic fashion, presenting the Republican victories as the result of the groundwork laid by others.

Major Garrett Puts On Clinic In White House Reporting At President Obama’s Presser

By November 05, 2014
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President Obama’s post-midterm press conference was a dull, úber-predictable affair, but CBS News’ Major Garrett broke through the boilerplate with a bit of ace White House reporting.

InfoWars Goon Dan Bidondi Ran for Office, Received Way Too Many Votes

By November 05, 2014
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Should these people be stripped of their voter registrations?

Racist Daily Caller Hears First Lady Say ‘Fried Chicken’ and Automatically Thinks ‘Black People’

By November 05, 2014
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Why did all of these conservative sites immediately think “black people” when Mrs. Obama said “fried chicken”?