Politics

Bill Maher and Sam Harris Were Right About One Thing: Many Liberals are Hypocrites on Religion

By October 06, 2014
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Liberals are quick to pile onto the beliefs of Christians of various denominations, but whenever anyone speaks out against Muslim beliefs, they’re relentlessly hectored with accusations of Islamophobia and racism for doing so.

BREAKING: ISIS Posts Video Showing Beheading of British Aid Worker, Says U.S. Army Ranger Will Be Next

By October 03, 2014
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It’s happened again.

Thanks, Obama! Unemployment Drops To 5.9 Percent

By October 03, 2014
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The September jobs report contained great news for the economy, as the unemployment rate fell below 6% for the first time since our current crop of first-graders was born, but Republicans still found the cloudy lining.

Antonin Scalia Would Really Hate the Secular Guy Who Framed the Constitution

By October 03, 2014
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If James Madison were alive today saying the things he said 200 years ago, Antonin Scalia would denounce him as a secular extremist.

PODCAST: Bob and Chez Drop a Bombshell About Sarah Palin, Plus Bill O’Reilly and Sex with Teachers

By October 02, 2014
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On this week’s Bob & Chez Show, the guys talk discuss how Bill O’Reilly is really angry; Sarah Palin is gonna sue Bob; Victimhood and teachers having sex with students; Secret Service asleep on the job; Bill O’Reilly’s ridiculous mercenary force; How to do a Bill O’Reilly impression; and much more.

‘Politico’ Whitewashes Motives Of Conservative Pundit Who’d Blame Obama For His Own Assassination

By October 02, 2014
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Politico deliberately gave a platform to a guy who has been openly blaming the president for his own potential assassination for weeks.

The NFL and Why We’re More Outraged Over a Team Name Than Criminal Behavior

By October 02, 2014
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The degree of outrage and subsequent reaction to “Redskins” seems to far outweigh the reaction to clearly more criminal behavior by certain players and oversight by the National Football League.

The Daily Banter Video Mail Bag: Religious Extremism, Sex Online, Social Media and Ebola!

By October 01, 2014
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MEMBERS ONLY: Ben Cohen, Chez Pazienza and Bob Cesca discuss religious extremism, political burnout, the next Twitter, inappropriate sexual behavior online, and the dreaded Ebola virus!

Fox News Doesn’t Trust the CDC About Ebola Because Obama or Something

By October 01, 2014
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Dr. Thomas Frieden says he has complete confidence that the disease can be stopped in its tracks. But Steve Doocy, needless to say, isn’t so sure.

EXCLUSIVE: Media Uses Wrong Photo Of Activist Killed By ISIS, Raising Questions About Accuracy Of Reporting

By October 01, 2014
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Sloppy mistakes like these call into question the veracity of many other stories filtering out of Iraq and Syria into the Western media.

The ‘Morning Joe’ Crew Has a Really Sexist Explanation For the White House Security Breach

By October 01, 2014
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Despite many White House security breaches in the past, these didn’t stop the men on ‘Morning Joe’ from blaming the latest one on the gender of the current Secret Service director.

Stephen Colbert Is Really Pissing Off Bill O’Reilly, And It’s Awesome

By September 30, 2014
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It’s always entertaining to observe an egomaniac gasbag, who takes himself way too seriously, respond to jokes about his childish ideas.

Republicans’ New Black Friend Is Either A Stock Photo Or Is Having A Very Interesting Day

By September 30, 2014
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Earlier, we told you about the enormous fail that is the #IAmARepublican hashtag campaign, and the equally enormous fail of an ad campaign to which it was pegged. As crummy as the “Republicans Are People Too” ad is, you would think that at a minimum, it would feature actual people who are actual Republicans. You… Read More

John Oliver, Bill O’Reilly and Two Very Different Views of Obama

By September 30, 2014
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If you were in a coma for the last six years, then suddenly awakened this past weekend to observe both John Oliver’s show and Bill O’Reilly’s Sunday show appearance, you might assume they were talking about the military actions of two very separate and distinct presidents.

The New “#IAmARepublican” Campaign Is Backfiring In Predictably Spectacular Fashion

By September 30, 2014
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Needless to say, #IAmARepublican functioned as it was supposed to for all of maybe 48 hours before being hijacked and turned into one big flying snark bomb.

National Review’s Kevin Williamson: Abortions Are Homicide Punishable By Hanging

By September 29, 2014
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Nation Review contributor Kevin D. Williamson appears to have locked down what the consequences should be for having an abortion.

Bill O’Reilly Slams U.S. Military Commanders for Not Being More Like General Patton

By September 29, 2014
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O’Reilly not only continued to push for the privatization of the U.S. armed forces by replacing the troops with an outsourced 25,000-man mercenary army, but he also stated point-blank that there aren’t any active-duty military commanders who are capable of defeating ISIS.

The Daily Banter Video Mail Bag: Alternatives to Huff Post, Our Favorite Writers and Debunking Conspiracy Theories!

By September 26, 2014
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MEMBERS ONLY: Welcome to the all new Daily Banter Video Mailbag! In our very first edition, Ben Cohen, Chez Pazienza and Bob Cesca discuss alternatives to the Huffington Post, which writers we’d like to see on the Banter, and why it’s important to laugh at conspiracy theorists. As a bonus, we also have Chez giving Ben relationship advice…