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The Daily Banter Mail Bag Is Rooting For…

This week’s Mail Bag questions from our delightful readers. Answers here. 1) With Sarah Palin now out of the picture, which TV-ready Republican crazy will step up and be the party’s next star? — J. 2) Did you guys see … Continue reading

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Tennessee Bill Would Force Schools to ‘Out’ Gay Teens

My Thursday column begins like so: One of the more successful things about Mitt Romney’s doomed 2012 campaign was his ability to portray himself as an aw-shucks clean-cut good guy; a Mormon who never drinks or smokes or uses profanity, … Continue reading

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Here Comes the Skeet Shooting Truthers

My Wednesday column: Way back in mid-August of 2006, President Bush was dealing with two ground wars; crises in Israel and Lebanon; a midterm election; a housing market on the verge of collapse; the forthcoming hurricane season (Katrina was just … Continue reading

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A Gun Won’t Make Your Penis Larger

My Tuesday column: There’s a brief scene in Stanley Kubrick’s Full Metal Jacket in which the new recruits, led by Gunnery Sgt. Hartman, chant in unison, “This is my rifle, this is my gun. This is for fighting, this is … Continue reading

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The Republican Effort to Steal Electoral Votes from Blue States

My Monday column begins like so: When reality began to disprove Republican ideas, instead of coming up with better ideas, conservatives created their own television news network to broadcast their “side” of reality, as if reality has “sides.” When the … Continue reading

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The Daily Banter Mail Bag is Re-branding the Republicans

This week’s questions. Answers here. 1) Do you guys think anything can be done to stop the GOP electoral vote rigging scam? –Kristyne 2) With all of this fake talk about the Republicans “re-branding” themselves, hypothetically, what would a more … Continue reading

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Alex Jones: The Government Is Trying to Make More Gay People

My Thursday column and the most ridiculous conspiracy theory of the week: During yesterday’s Senate hearing on the consulate attack in Benghazi, Senator Rand Paul grilled Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and told her that if he had been the … Continue reading

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Cowardly Ted Nugent Threatened the President Again

My Wednesday column begins like so: Last week, I wrote an article about the SHOT Show in Las Vegas and how NBC Sports was pathetically tone-deaf by sponsoring the event. As I mentioned, the NRA had not one but three … Continue reading

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The Historic ‘Firstness’ of the President’s Second Inaugural Address

The first few paragraphs of my Tuesday column about the president’s address yesterday: Naturally, any president who delivers an inaugural address seems to take their own stab at one-upping the great lines of marble-men like John F. Kennedy or Abraham … Continue reading

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The Long Shadow of Barack Obama’s Inauguration

My Inauguration Day column begins like so: President Obama was officially sworn in yesterday for his second term as chief executive and, this afternoon, he’ll be ceremonially sworn in with all of the usual Capitol fanfare and speeches. While not … Continue reading

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The Daily Banter Mail Bag is Piloting the Black Helicopters

This week’s questions: 1) What do you think the chances are of President Obama getting an assault weapons ban through Congress? — SR 2) First it was the 9/11 truthers, then the birthers, then the Sandy Hook truthers, and now … Continue reading

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The NRA is Ready for the Gun Control Fight. Are You?

My Thursdee column begins like so: Yesterday, President Obama and Vice President Biden announced a bold series of new gun control regulations designed to restrict access to the deadliest weapons available, which targeting other firearm-related areas through a series of … Continue reading

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Welcome to Glenn Beck’s Grifter Theme Park

My Monday column begins like so: This is what happens when one very delusional, very opportunistic grifter makes more money than he knows what to do with thanks to easily-tricked disciples who willingly endorse his madness. Yes, Glenn Beck is … Continue reading

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The Dail Banter Mail Bag Cut Obamacare Somehow

This week’s questions. Answers here. 1) Neither political party is happy with the deal that was cut regarding the media-riffic misnomer known as the “fiscal cliff.” The fact of the matter is that the GOP pretty much got what it … Continue reading

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Escaped Mental Patient Appears on CNN’s Piers Morgan Show

My Wednesday column and a reversal on the Alex Jones CNN appearance: There’s a cost-benefit conundrum when it comes to showcasing right-wing yayhoos and fakers in the broader news media: do we help to debunk their extremist views and therefore … Continue reading

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The Republican Outreach Effort is Going Great!

The first several paragraphs of my Tuesday column: For several weeks following Election Day, the Republican Party decided it was time to evolve (irony intended) and to reach out to various demographic groups as a means of reinvigorating the future … Continue reading

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Chris Christie Isn’t Your Best Friend

My Monday column begins like so: I’m not sure if I’m suffering from some sort of latent dyslexia or if I’m channeling the godlike reputation he’s gained in the last several months, but nearly every time I try to type … Continue reading

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The Daily Banter Mail Bag Will Make John Boehner Cry

This week’s questions. Answers here. 1) I hope this one gets in in time to make the mailbag, but how the fuck did Boehner manage to hang onto his job??? Just yesterday Chris Christie was tearing him a new one … Continue reading

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In Spite of Reality, Liberals Claim Obama “Caved” on the Fiscal Cliff

My first column of 2013: For the first part of New Year’s Day, I thought the far-left “Obama caved” crowd would take the prize for the most insane political faction of the day considering how, as soon as a deal … Continue reading

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The 2012 Daily Banter Awards

Ben, Chez, Evan and I chose our Best of 2012 awards, including Most Annoying, Biggest Comeback, Biggest Winner, Most Pathetic, etc. Go here and check out the winners and losers, along with our pithy insights.

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