The Daily Banter Is Moving To a Metered Member System In November

By October 21, 2014
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In two weeks time, The Daily Banter will be moving to a paid metered model to ensure our long term viability as an independent outlet. While our recent introduction of the paid membership section of the site has helped enormously, we still are far too reliant on advertising to be sustainable in the long term.

The Ebola Truthers Have Arrived and Their Conspiracy Theories Are Completely Insane

By October 20, 2014

On Ebola, Alex Jones and the InfoWars crew make the Republican Party look like a paragon of integrity.

Supreme Court Does More Violence To Voting Rights In Texas

By October 19, 2014

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

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.

The Vatican’s Kinder and Gentler Homophobia Is Still Homophobia

By October 15, 2014

Don’t be fooled. This is the same old Catholic Church.

Mitch McConnell Continues to Slither Under the Radar: Repeal Obamacare — Except for Kentucky

By October 15, 2014
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McConnell wants to keep the Kentucky marketplace, financed through the ACA and the federal government, but he also wants to rip out the entire law — “root and branch.”

Republican Asshole Gets His Wish As Texas Ebola Patient Dies

By October 08, 2014

Contracting Ebola isn’t necessarily fatal, but we’re afraid the idiocy of Todd Kincannon is terminal.

Ben Affleck Vs. The Great Bill Maher/Sam Harris Muslim Bash-Off

By October 04, 2014

The continuing barbarity of ISIS gave Bill Maher and Real Time guest Sam Harris another opportunity to bash the religion of Islam Friday night, and while Gone Girl star Ben Affleck did his best to push back, he didn’t quite connect the dots.

Full Length Banter Podcast: Godfrey and Ben Uncut!

By September 24, 2014
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BANTER MEMBERS ONLY: Check out the raw and uncut podcast Ben Cohen did with Godfrey recently. We discuss it all: Godfrey’s background in comedy; working with the likes of Dave Chappelle, Robin Williams and Joan Rivers; whether Obama is a weak President, being black in America, and how British accents help you be more successful.


ISIS Releases “Flames Of War” Movie Trailer, Turns Our American Weapons Against Us

By September 17, 2014
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This trailer for a nonexistent film called Flames Of War is apparently a coming attraction for “the fighting,” which the trailer promises has “just begun.”

A Child Abuse Investigator’s Perspective on the Ray Rice Case

By September 12, 2014

The trauma of seeing a parent abused often takes years to overcome, and people who have experienced this often need professional counseling to work through it. Witnessing domestic violence also breeds more domestic violence.

BREAKING: AP Reports the NFL Received Ray Rice Elevator Punch Video In April

By September 10, 2014

Late Wednesday, the Associated Press reported that a law enforcement official says he sent a video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee Janay Palmer to an NFL executive three months ago.

Fox News Pundit Immediately Blames Obama For Steven Sotloff’s Beheading

By September 02, 2014

This is getting ridiculous, just like her Joe the Plumber-esque foreign policy advice.


By September 02, 2014

So there’s this new thing called a wizzle…

Fox News Host On Cat-Calling: “Let Men Be Men”

By August 29, 2014

The ladies of Fox News weigh in on cat-calling, and it’s everything you feared it would be.

Please Feel Free to Shut the F*ck Up About Obama’s Tan Suit

By August 28, 2014
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You’d think he walked into the press room with his fly wide open and a streamer of toilet paper stuck to his shoe. It’s just a tan suit, people!

If You’re Not Rooting For Sean Hannity In This Interview, You Have a Serious Problem

By August 28, 2014

Sean Hannity knocks it out of the park. Wait, what?

Gay, Black Michael Sam Sacks and Mocks Cocky White Male Johnny Manziel

By August 26, 2014

Football is awesome sometimes.