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Teen Vogue Columnist Claims She's 'Not Concerned' If Men Are Falsely Accused Of Sexual Harassment | Daily Wire

As a deluge of sexual harassment claims washes over Hollywood, the entertainment and media industries, the concern remains that innocent men will suffer as a result of false accusations of impropriety.

Politics | BDS

Nick Cave: I'm playing Israel because of BDS

The Australian singer admits that 'if you do play Israel, you have to go through a sort of public humiliation from Roger Waters and Co.'; nevertheless, he says that despite the backlash, he decided to play Israel 'because it suddenly became ve

Politics | BDS

Looking for an American bipartisan issue? Try the fight against BDS

'To those saying Israel is an increasingly partisan issue, that narrative is prescriptive rather than descriptive,' says law Prof. Eugene Kontorovich

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

Can My Children Be Friends With White People? - The New York Times

The rise of Donald Trump has broken bonds on all sides. But for people of color the stakes are different.

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Bill Clinton: A Reckoning

Feminists saved the 42nd president of the United States in the 1990s. They were on the wrong side of history; is it finally time to make things right?

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WATCH: Comedian Owen Benjamin On Why He Hates ‘The Left’ | Daily Wire

On Wednesday, comedian Owen Benjamin uploaded a video to his YouTube channel titled: "Why I Hate The Left." In the video, Benjamin explains what he means by "the Left." He also talks about political debate, and the idea that if debate

Politics | Trump Politics

‘Uncle Trump’ Finds Fans in China - The New York Times

Many Chinese say they are relieved to see a leader who seems to care more about making deals than idealism.

Politics | BDS

BDS seeks to take down Galilee olive oil business with Facebook campaign - BDS THREAT - Jerusalem Post

Supporters fight back with counter-campaign of positive reviews.

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New batch of JFK documents released

The National Archives released 13,213 more documents related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy

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    No gracias, La Gracia

    What she loves is a purified, whitewashed version of our culture—a safe and romanticized Mexico she built for herself while vacationing in resorts and wintering in Sayulita. Then she tried to sell it back to a community.

    Politics | Education or Indoctrination?

    Students Protest Intro Humanities Course at Reed - The Atlantic

    Activists are disrupting lectures to protest "white supremacy," but many students are taking steps to stop them.

    Politics | Seriously???

    Latino group's race-baiting ad insults all hard-working Americans | TheHill

    This is an attack on Virginians who often vote for family-focused policies, entrepreneurship and traditional American values. Worst of all, it may actually reveal a dirty secret held by those who created this ad: This is what they think of us.

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    A Chicano Community In San Diego Is Outraged Over A White Woman's Attempt To Open A 'Modern Fruteria'

    Jenny Niezgoda clearly didn't do her homework. The travel blogger and self-proclaimed "barefoot bohemian" released a now-canceled Kickstarter campaign and accompanying video for her next passion project - a "plant-based cocina" and "modern fruteria"

    Politics | Politics

    Five Key Points From the Indictment of Paul Manafort and Rick Gates

    Here are highlights from the 31-page indictment against Paul Manafort, the former Trump campaign chairman, and Rick Gates, his longtime associate.

    Politics | Trump Politics

    They’re Trump-strong in rural Iowa — and not changing their minds

    Trump honored the heroes of Las Vegas — police officers and first responders. Democrats elevate thugs and view our protectors in blue with disdain.

    Politics | Education or Indoctrination?

    NO MORE SHAKESPEARE: Yale ‘Decolonizes’ English Department After Being Accused Of Too Much ‘Whiteness’

    Yale has successfully “decolonized” its English department, and some lucky students are now enrolled in a new course created by the department to ward off claims of departmental racism. Better yet, new standards have been implemented to guarantee a mo

    Politics | Trump

    Ben Shapiro vs. Donald Trump? These tweets are worth your time.

    Ben Shapiro is a personal hero of mine, so I may be biased. He’s a conservative star, and easily the most reasoned, logical, and effective voice speaking to young people on campuses across th…

    Politics | Politics

    Breaking Bread: Appropriation or Appreciation? The Case of Mexican Food

    Politics | Politics

    JFK assassination documents released

    A long-secret tranche of government documents pertaining to the JFK assassination is being released

    Politics | Trump Politics

    There Is No GOP Civil War

    Despite the unrequited longings of the left and certain vocal Republicans, there is no civil war in the Republican Party, and there is not even widespread disaffection with President Donald Trump among rank-and-file GOP voters.

    Politics | Resources

    Why Is Pakistan More Legitimate than Israel?

    Whenever I have received a call from a listener to my radio show challenging Israel’s legitimacy, I have asked these people if they ever called a radio show to challenge any other country’s legitimacy. In particular, I ask, have they ever questioned t

    Politics | Seriously???

    Four Ann Arbor council members take a knee during Pledge of Allegiance - WXYZ.com

    Four Ann Arbor City Council members took a knee during the Pledge of Allegiance during Monday's city council meeting.

    Politics | Politics

    Trump Disavows Nuclear Deal and Denounces Iranian Leadership

    Mr. Trump said he would ask Congress to establish “trigger points,” which could prompt the United States to reimpose sanctions on Iran if it crosses thresholds set by Congress.

    Politics | Politics

    ‘He threw a fit’: Trump’s anger over Iran deal forced aides to scramble for a compromise

    Trump ‘felt jammed’ by an earlier recommendation to sign off on a pact he loathes as an ‘embarrassment.’

    Politics | Politics

    Gov. Brown Signs Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher Bill Reforming SANDAG

    SACRAMENTO  – (Wednesday, October 11, 2017) – Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill by California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) that will bring major reforms to San Diego’s regional transportation agency – a huge victory

    Politics | Op-Ed

    Why ‘Indigenous Peoples' Day’ Is Far Worse Than Columbus Day

    If we really want to commemorate horrifying, unspeakable violence and oppression in the Americas, I’ve got the perfect holiday: ‘Indigenous Peoples' Day.’

    Politics | Op-Ed

    Robin Smith: Why Columbus Day Is Worth Celebrating

    But if you live in any number of “enlightened” progressive cities, today is “Indigenous Peoples’ Day.”

    Politics | Politics

    I used to think gun control was the answer. My research told me otherwise. - The Washington Post

    Evidence suggests that no one broad gun-control restriction could make a big difference.

    Politics | Politics

    What the librarian who rejected Melania Trump’s Dr. Seuss books as ‘racist’ got wrong - The Washington Post

    Seuss had issues. But so did a vast array of other authors.

    Politics | "Apartheid" State?

    Does Israel Discriminate Against Arabs? | PragerU

    Does Israel discriminate against Arabs? Is it today's version of apartheid South Africa? Olga Meshoe, herself a South African whose family experienced apartheid, settles the question once and for all.

    Politics | Politics

    The Nuclear Deal Is Iran’s Legal Path to the Bomb

    Iran sees it. It’s time the U.S. did too.

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    The fake news machine: Inside a town gearing up for 2020

    There's a whole industry dedicated to producing fake US news in Macedonia – and it's getting ready for 2020

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    Annenburg: Americans are constitutionally illiterate

    The annual Constitution Day survey of American knowledge of the Constitution was released today. Don't get your hopes up; it's as depressing as ever.

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    Fox News host asks if 9/11 memorials will come down next | TheHill

    “Fox & Friends” host Brian Kilmeade on Monday questioned whether a memorial built to remember the airline passengers who took down a fourth plane on Sept. 11, 2001, over Pennsylvania might some day be taken down.

    Politics | Resources

    The video that makes anti-Zionists sorry they ever opened their mouths – Israel Video Network

    Today the world wants to claim that anti-Zionism is NOT anti-Semitism.

    WRONG.

    It is anti-Semitism, and this video lays out why.

    Politics | Politics

    North Korea Says It Successfully Tested a Hydrogen Bomb—Is It Time to Nuke Kim’s Economy?

    Little more than a week ago, President Trump claimed North Korea was ‘starting to respect us.’ On Sunday, they claimed to have successfully detonated a hydrogen bomb.

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    Debunked: "Socialism Has Never Worked"

    Our long form deep dive debunking the false notion that "socialism has never worked." Become a Member: https://www.davidpakman.com/membership Support us on P...

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    Can You Spot the Difference in Trump's Oval Office?

    The president is returning to a freshly renovated White House—and it includes one particularly telling change.

    Politics | Politics

    Why Labelling President Trump as Mentally Ill Is Wrong | Psychology Today

    Four reasons why the petition calling President Trump mentally ill is deeply troubling.

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    FACT CHECK: Did Clapper Get ‘Caught Lying To Congress’?

    President Donald Trump claimed that former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper "famously got caught lying to Congress" in a Thursday tweet.

    Politics | Politics

    Don’t be fooled again: That huge crowd photo is not a Trump rally - The Washington Post

    Those people were Cleveland Cavs fans.

    Politics | Politics

    Why Lee Should Go, and Washington Should Stay - NYTimes.com

    Nashville — I grew up on Missionary Ridge, a Civil War battlefield overlooking Chattanooga, Tenn. In my childhood we could still find minie balls from the battle in which a young Union soldier, Arthur MacArthur, the father of Douglas, received the Medal of Honor.

    Politics | Politics

    The Rise of the Violent Left

    Antifa's activists say they're battling burgeoning authoritarianism on the American right. Are they fueling it instead?

    Politics | Politics

    Down the Breitbart Hole - The New York Times

    Steve Bannon once said it was the platform for the alt-right. Its current editors disagree. Is the incendiary media company at the nerve center of Donald Trump’s America simply provocative — or dangerous?

    Politics | Trump Politics

    Poll: Republicans Back Trump on Charlottesville Opinion

    Most Republicans support President Donald Trump's claim that both sides were to blame for the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, according to a SurveyMonkey poll Friday on Axios.

    Politics | Politics

    Opinion | Trump is something the nation did not know it needed

    He may whet Americans’ appetites for a grown-up leader who shuns sycophants.

    Politics | Politics

    Trump's response to Barcelona attack? A fake story about bullets dipped in pigs' blood.

    The president of the United States just advocated for the execution of Muslim prisoners by firing at them with bullets dipped in pig's blood.

    Politics | Politics

    Trump’s horrifying ‘take three’ on Charlottesville | New York Post

    On Tuesday afternoon, we learned yet again that the president of the United States is against neo-Nazis, which is nice. They’re “very rough,” he said at...

    Politics | Politics

    Eboni K. Williams: Fox News Host Slams Trump Charlottesville Response

    Fox News host Eboni K. Williams denounced President Trump's initial response to Charlottesville, Va.

    Politics | Politics

    Inside The Partisan Fight For Your News Feed

    How ideologues, opportunists, and internet marketers built a massive new universe of partisan news on the web and on Facebook.

    Politics | BDS

    Israel Must Be Boycotted — Unless It Saves Our Lives | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.com

    We’ve seen before how BDS activists talk big about boycotting Israel — which really means that everyone else must boycott Israel. We know,...

    Politics | Politics

    Mueller impanels grand jury in Russia probe: report

    Special counsel Robert Mueller has reportedly impaneled a grand jury in Washington as part of the ongoing investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

    Politics | America, land that use to be free...

    Citing Indefinite Detention Without Trial, Sen. Paul Delays NDAA

    In an effort to secure protections for the Constitution and the inalienable rights of Americans, Senator Rand Paul last week blocked a controversial effort by Senate leaders to advance the giant National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). By Alex Newman

      Politics | Politics

      Musings and Meditations: Dear Mr. President: A Question You Haven't Been Asked

      Politics | Politics

      When Progressives Embrace Hate - The New York Times

      Why are the leaders of the Women’s March fawning over anti-Semites and cop killers?

      Politics | Politics

      Nearly half of Republicans approve closing media outlets for inaccuracy, bias: poll | TheHill

      Almost half of Republicans say they are in favor of courts shutting down media outlets that publish inaccurate or biased information, according to a new survey.

      Politics | Politics

      Trump ousts Scaramucci as communications director

      The change came at the request of new chief of staff John Kelly, who started Monday.

      Politics | Politics

      19 seconds of drama: McCain's vote

      After debating into early hours of the morning, Senator McCain shocked his colleagues by voting "no" on the "skinny repeal" of Obamacare. CNN's Brooke Baldwin points out the various reactions across the room.

      Politics | POLITICS

      Senate Blocks GOP Health Bill, Scuttling Bid to Repeal Obamacare

      Republican Senator John McCain joined with two of his GOP colleagues to block a stripped-down Obamacare repeal bill early Friday, scuttling the party’s months-long effort to pass health legislation.

      Politics | Politics

      Tourism under Trump: Can recreation in Appalachia revive a struggling economy?

      It’s mid-April, and the New River flows lazily past the town of Thurmond, West Virginia between ridges marked by the mix of leafless brown and electric green that signals the moment just before nature explodes

      Politics | Politics

      Anthony Scaramucci’s vulgar New Yorker interview is beyond words - The Washington Post

      He attacks Trump's top two advisers and muses about killing people.

      Politics | Politics

      Sessions' powerful friends stand up to Trump

      The attorney general's former colleagues in Congress, as well as conservative allies, publicly questioned the president's attacks on Sessions.

      Politics | BDS

      Pro-Israel organizations enter the lion’s den

      In many ways, Europe is hostile territory for Israel advocates. But that is not deterring several Jewish groups who are fighting for justice on behalf of the Jewish state.

      Politics | Resources

      Is the UN Fair to Israel? | PragerU

      Israel is a vibrant democracy with full rights for women and gays, a free press and independent judiciary. You would think that the United Nations would celebrate such a country. Instead, the UN condemns Israel at every turn to the point of obsession. How

      Politics | POLITICS

      McCain returning to Senate in time for health vote | TheHill

      “Senator McCain looks forward to returning to the United States Senate tomorrow to continue working on important legislation, including health care reform, the National Defense Authorization Act, and new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea,"

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      NY Times reporter accuses white women of racism on city sidewalks

      The New York Times is facing blowback on social media after publishing an essay by an African-American reporter who accused white women of racism for not ceding space on city sidewalks to black men.   In a Wednesday essay titled "Was That Racist,&q

      Politics | Politics

      Trump Recertifies Iran Nuclear Deal, but Only Reluctantly

      After hours of debate, the president agreed to continue with an international agreement limiting Iran’s nuclear program that he had pledged to overhaul.

      Politics | POLITICS

      GOP reeling after healthcare collapse  | TheHill

      Republicans offered competing ideas for what to do next on healthcare Monday night, now that the current ObamaCare replacement effort has fallen apart

      Politics | Trump Politics

      He Fights - Evan Sayet

      My Leftist friends (as well as many ardent #NeverTrumpers) constantly ask me if Im not bothered by Donald Trumps lack of decorum. They ask if I dont think his tweets are beneath the dignity of the office. Heres my answer..07/14/2017 10:51:49AM EST.

      Politics | POLITICS

      Bungled collusion is still collusion - The Washington Post

      The Russia scandal has entered a new phase, and there’s no going back.

      Politics | POLITICS

      FBI nominee vows to resign if Trump crosses legal line | TheHill

      President Trump’s pick to lead the FBI on Wednesday repeatedly sought to reassure lawmakers that he would lead the bureau with a strict commitment to maintaining independence from the White House.

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      Mystery Solved: Now We Know Why Comey Did Nothing About Hillary

      It's no wonder James Comey refused to press charges against Hillary Clinton for her egregious security breaches: He may have been guilty of the same thing.

      Politics | Politics

      Dems try new slogan: 'Have you seen the other guys?’

      The campaign arm for House Democrats on Wednesday tried out a new slogan: “I mean, have you seen the other guys?”

      Politics | Politics

      A ‘very credible’ new study on Seattle’s $15 minimum wage has bad news for liberals

      When Seattle officials voted three years ago to incrementally boost the city's minimum wage up to $15 an hour, they'd hoped to improve the lives of low-income workers. Yet according to a major new study that could force economists to reassess past research on the issue, the hike has had the opposite effect.

      Politics | Politics

      Why The Georgia Special Election Matters | FiveThirtyEight

      Either outcome could affect where congressional Republicans go from here.

      Politics | Politics

      Actually, hate speech is protected speech - LA Times

      Here are the most popular slogans about speech, and why they're wrong

      Politics | POLITICS

      Republicans to Trump: Hands off Mueller

      As Trump allies call for special counsel's firing, GOP lawmakers say former FBI director gives them comfort

      Politics | Politics

      Inside The Chaotic Battle To Be The Top Reply To A Trump Tweet

      The area below the president’s tweets is the most valuable real estate on the internet.

      Politics | Trump Politics

      On Display In Russia Hearings, Democrats' Trump-Hatred Is Worthy Of Captain Ahab

      If there's one thing Congress' Russia hearings have shown, it's that President Trump has driven the Democratic Party and far-left media to near insanity.

      Politics | Politics

      WATCH: After Endless Leaks, Rubio Asks Comey Why This ONE THING About Trump Wasn't Leaked

      On Thursday, former FBI Director James Comey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee regarding President Donald Trump's behavior relative to the Michael Flynn and overall Russian Investigation pre-firing.

      Politics | Politics

      Obama has no shame

      Obama can bask in self-delusion and embrace the collective amnesia of his pious followers, but the rest of us can only hope that today's leaders do a better job than he did.

      Politics | Trump Politics

      The President Just Made a Titanic Foreign Policy Shift. The Media Missed It.

      This newspaper’s legendary former publisher, Philip Graham, famously described journalism as the business of writing the “first rough draft of history.” This week, as President Trump gave a historic speech in Saudi Arabia before the leaders of more

      Politics | Politics

      Left Succeeds In Forcing Miss USA To Recant Her 'Controversial' Comments On Health Care

      As predicted by anyone paying attention to what happens when a high-profile figure — particularly someone who embodies "diversity" —  fails to properly promote the orthodox&nbs

      Politics | Politics

      Here's what you need to know about the newly appointed special counsel - LA Times

      President Trump's firing of FBI Director James B. Comey has increased calls for a special prosecutor to be appointed in the Russia probe.

      Politics | Politics

      Special Counsel named to head Russia investigation; White House caught by surprise - LA Times

      The Justice Department on Wednesday named a special counsel, former FBI Director Robert Mueller III, to take over the investigation of ...

      Politics | Politics

      If the president says it, is it no longer classified? - CNNPolitics.com

      Was it legal for President Donald Trump to disclose classifed information to Russian officials?

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      The Gender Pay Gap Is Largely Because of Motherhood - NYTimes.com

      When men and women finish school and start working, they’re paid pretty much equally. But a gender pay gap soon appears, and it grows significantly over the next two decades.

      Politics | Politics

      White House furious after being trolled with Russia Oval Office photos - CNNPolitics.com

      The White House did not anticipate that the Russian government would allow its state news agency to post photographs of an Oval Office meeting between President Donald Trump, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Russia's ambassador to the US, a

      Politics | POLITICS

      F.B.I. Director James Comey Is Fired by Trump

      WASHINGTON — President Trump has fired the director of the F.B.I., James B. Comey, over his handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails, the White House said on Tuesday.

      Politics | POLITICS

      Trump has a dangerous disability - The Washington Post

      People must let their representatives know just how dangerous this man is.

      Politics | Obamacare

      Betsy McCaughey: The Democrats' Pre-Existing Condition Scam

      The House vote on the GOP's ObamaCare repeal bill vote is down to the wire, with dozens of Republicans waffling as "undecideds." What's the hold-up? Ninety-six percent of people who have to buy their own insurance stand to benefit from this bill

      Politics | Politics

      The Media Bubble is Real — And Worse Than You Think - POLITICO Magazine

      We crunched the data on where journalists work and how fast it’s changing. The results should worry you.

      Politics | POLITICS

      Mike Pence Forced A Plane Of Journalists To Watch 'Hoosiers' | The Huffington Post

      We get it, Mike Pence: You're from Indiana.