Politics

Lawrence O’Donnell Dared To Suggest ISIS is Islamic and Twitter Went Nuts On Him

By February 06, 2015
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Lawrence O’Donnell called out President Obama for his misguided remarks on radical Islam and some liberals just couldn’t handle it.

MEMBERS ONLY: Why Pope Francis’ Address To Congress Will Embarrass Republicans

By February 05, 2015
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The pope’s speech to Congress is going to go badly for Republicans.

ISIS Burned a Jordanian Pilot Alive, So Naturally Greenwald Condemned the U.S. for Being Worse

By February 05, 2015
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Greenwald said that because of the U.S.’s history of war-time actions, we have no right to condemn our enemies when they summarily execute journalists and prisoners-of-war.

Illicit Drug Use Should Be a Requirement For All Presidential Candidates

By February 04, 2015
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Give me a former degenerate in the White House.

Rand Paul’s Wacky Conspiracy Theorist Tendencies are Finally Exposed to the Press and General Public

By February 04, 2015
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Rand Paul once said the government might enforce mandatory vaccinations by declaring martial law.

There’s Something Odd About This Bobby Jindal Portrait (Updated)

By February 03, 2015
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Nailed it.

Republican Senator: Let Restaurants Opt Out of Hand-Washing Regulation

By February 03, 2015
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Sure, what could possibly go wrong when service workers who handle food for a living don’t have to wash their hands after spending some time at a toilet, handling their genitals.

Just How Corrupt Is Florida Governor Rick Scott?

By February 03, 2015
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Something is rotten in the state of Florida.

Add Another Big Name Republican To the Rand Paul and Chris Christie Vaccine ‘Freedom’ Movement

By February 03, 2015
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Republicans are scrambling to react to the 20th century by praising these “vaccines,” but also fighting for the freedom to render them useless.

Mike Huckabee Compares Same-Sex Marriage to Cussing, Drinking and Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp

By February 02, 2015
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It’s been yet another weekend and another Huckabee television appearance that included yet another deliberately awful statement from the former Arkansas governor. This time, Huckabee popped up on CNN’s “State of the Union” program for an exclusive chat and, when asked about same-sex marriage, compared it to drinking and using profanity.

MEMBERS ONLY: The Daily Banter NSFW Video Mail Bag: My Little Pony Sex Dolls, Marriage Advice and Batman Movies!!

By January 30, 2015
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On this week’s NSFW Video Mail Bag, Ben, Chez and Bob discuss My Little Pony Sex Dolls, bank accounts and marriages, and the worst Batman movies!!

The Daily Banter Video Mail Bag: The GOP Contenders, Links from Bill Maher, and Andrew Sullivan

By January 30, 2015
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On this week’s edition of The Daily Banter Video Bag, Ben, Chez (who was dressed up as a frog…) and Bob discuss the GOP contenders, the site crashing after Bill Maher linked to us, and Andrew Sullivan’s departure from blogging.

Bristol Palin: Sarah Palin’s Speech Didn’t Suck Because Martin Luther King, Jr.

By January 30, 2015
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There aren’t enough MLK quotes on record to have rescued that train wreck.

Texas Republicans Want To Limit Cancer Screenings Because They Have Fetal Derangement Syndrome

By January 30, 2015
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Everything is bigger in Texas, including the Fetal Derangement Syndrome.

Did President Obama Just Smack Mitt Romney Right Out Of The 2016 Presidential Race?

By January 30, 2015
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Less than 24 hours after President Obama’s sick burn of Mitt Romney, the former GOP nominee has called it quits. Coincidence?

Angry Old John McCain Throws Those “Low-Life Scum” Hippies Off His Lawn

By January 29, 2015
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If you missed Vietnam, you could see it reenacted on Capitol Hill Thursday afternoon.

MEMBERS ONLY: Confessions Of a Disillusioned Politics Junkie

By January 29, 2015
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Politics is fun to watch, but it’s hard not to feel hopelessly detached.

Rand Paul Flip-Flops on Drones Again: They Should Be Legal But He’d Shoot One Down Anyway

By January 29, 2015
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Rand Paul’s chief liability is his consistent lack of consistency, and this new statement on drones falls perfectly in line with his record of obvious flip-flopping on the issue.