Emails Reveal Trump is Weaponizing the Census. What Happens Now?
We already knew Trump's Commerce Secretary, George Wilbur, was lying to Congress when he said there was a legitimate reason to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census. But now we have concrete proof he's a liar and that Republicans are, in fact, using the Census as a power ...read more
Republicans Are Behind Trump's Sabotage Of The Census
Tuesday's headlines were all about how Trump wants to change the Census to add a citizenship question: Trump’s Census Change Could Give the GOP an Advantage for Years to Come Trump Admin Makes Change To Census Experts Say Will Lead To Undercount Trump administration's census ...read more
Trump is Too Stupid to Stage a Successful Coup
Salon is (rightly) sounding the alarm over the increasing likelihood that Trump will try to declare himself King of America but they're not giving enough attention to what happens when he fails: Historian Timothy Snyder: “It’s pretty much inevitable” that Trump will try to stage ...read more
What Happens When Trump Makes Voting Illegal?
Now that Trump has openly obstructed justice and Republicans winked and looked the other way, there's really no going back. There can be no last minute "Come to Jesus" moment where the entire Republican Party will realize what an awful mistake they've made. While Republican ...read more
Tyranny Alert: The U.K.'s Right Wing Government Begins Widespread Voter Suppression
Three weeks ago, we here at the Banter wrote an article about what it would mean if (when) Republicans force through a series of laws designed to "protect the integrity of the ballot" by making it more difficult for people to vote. The bottom line was that this would be the ...read more
The Shape Of Things To Come: Republicans Seize Illegitimate Control Of North Carolina
If you haven't already heard about the horrifying power grab by the North Carolina Republican Party, don't worry, this is just the beginning. Republicans have been emboldened by Donald Trump's illegitimate win and are quickly shedding any pretense of upholding democracy on any ...read more
Elizabeth Warren: Trump and Spineless Republican Party a "Disease" Infecting Our Politics
Elizabeth Warren has had enough of the GOP's "sudden" concern for the integrity of our democracy after spending years undermining it in every way possible. It's about time the party of "personal responsibility" actually took some for a change. On Wednesday evening, Donald Trump ...read more
SHOCK POLL: 40 Percent of Trump Supporters Think (Nonexistent) ACORN Will Rig the Election for Hillary, And More...
Shortly after President Obama's inauguration, a vile prankster named James O'Keefe released a series of fraudulent videos alleging to show how the community organizing group ACORN was engaged in voter fraud. The videos were aired practically around the clock on Fox News and ...read more