John Kelly is Right: The North Refused to Compromise on the Abomination of Slavery
On Monday, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly doubled down on his lies about Rep. Frederica Wilson by refusing to apologize and then finished off what little was left of his credibility by spouting "Lost Cause" Civil War nonsense: The comments, made on the debut night of ...read more
Since Trump is Such a Fan of Statues, Here's a Proposal for Some Brand New Ones
The current spin in defense of retaining Confederate monuments in our town squares and parks is that opponents of the bronze and marble Civil War era effigies are attempting to erase history. Of course, no one's erasing history but, instead, the goal is partly undo the ...read more
Violence Threatened as New Orleans Continues to Remove Monuments to Slavers and Traitors
Southern conservatives continue to rail against the removal of Confederate monuments in New Orleans because something something "heritage": The monument to Confederate President Jefferson Davis was taken off its pedestal on his eponymous street in New Orleans early Thursday ...read more
Donald Trump Is A Goddamn Idiot: Civil War Edition
In the run-up to Donald Trump's 100th day in office, America's tiny-handed tangerine tyrant somehow deduced that ratings would be super yuge because our country is being run like a reality show from hell. So against the advice of anyone that's had the misfortune of watching him ...read more
VIDEO: Bundy Ranch Supporter Calls for 'Civil War on a Vast Scale,' Warns Harry Reid That His Balls Could Be Ripped Off
Via Right Wing Watch, here's "Three Percenter" Mike Vanderboegh at a Bundy Ranch rally suggesting that a civil war is coming and the conflict will never end until one side is victorious. He goes on to say to Majority Leader Harry Reid, "Don't poke the wolverine with a sharp ...read more
Ron Paul Endorses Nullification and Lots of Other Insane Things
While Rand Paul is actively defending himself against the question Is there anything you haven't plagiarized?, his doddering old man, Ron Paul, again embraced the nefarious concept of nullification -- this time with regards to the Affordable Care Act. "Jefferson obviously was ...read more
Daily Banter Mail Bag!! The Firebagger Vote, Paul Ryan's Abs, and Neo-Con Civil War!!
Welcome to this week's edition of The Daily Banter Mailbag! Today, Bob, Ben and Chez discuss the impact of far-left anti-Obama voters on the president's chances in November; the potential of a Romney electoral bump from Paul Ryan's P90X good looks; and the threats of violent ...read more
Quote of the Day: Can We Have Our Money Back Please?
Bob Cesca on Republicans hell bent on ridiculing the Federal government despite taking money when it suits them: They suffer from outrageously selective amnesia by ignoring the unparalleled bloodshed of the Civil War and suggest that states could potentially secede from the ...read more