Posted on Oct 09, 2018

MEMBERS ONLY: Interview With Scott Carter, Producer Of Real Time With Bill Maher, Part Two

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Below is the full text of our interview with Scott Carter, exclusive to to Banter Members: Jeremy Fassler: Whose idea was it to bring Steve Bannon on to the show? Bannon had appeared on Real Time when he produced a documentary on Sarah Palin called The Undefeated, before many people knew about him. Any time somebody has been on, we generally keep in touch with them. This is the 16year of the...

Posted on Sep 24, 2018

MEMBERS ONLY: The 2018 Midterms Have Become a Referendum on Brett Kavanaugh

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  The 2018 midterms are potentially America’s last chance to hold Donald Trump and his corrupt administration to account. But now, they have also become a referendum on Brett Kavanaugh and the sham hearings Republicans have foisted upon us. There were many red flags against Kavanaugh’s character from the onset, like credit card debts and gambling addiction. But with the newest revelations of his sexual misdeeds and the Republicans’ complicity in covering...

Posted on Sep 17, 2018

MEMBERS ONLY: Brett Kavanaugh And The Ridiculous ‘Nice Guy’ Test

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This weekend, Stanford Professor Christine Blasey Ford revealed that at 15, she was sexually assaulted by a then-17-year-old Brett Kavanaugh, who held her down and covered her mouth when she tried to scream. If there was ever a moment to end this farce of a hearing and yank his nomination, this would be it. However, the Republicans are shameless in their need to control the highest court in the land,...

Posted on Sep 10, 2018

MEMBERS ONLY: Serena Williams And The History Of Double Standards

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In 1772, Phillis Wheatley was tried in the city of Boston for writing poetry. It wasn’t the content of her poems that they objected to; it was the fact that she was a black woman, and a slave (since the North had not yet abolished slavery). The white men who tried her were baffled that a slave with no formal schooling was knowledgeable enough to use words like “redemption,”...