Resident of Warehouse in Oakland Fire Regrets ‘Burning Man Crowd’

The “Ghost Ship,” the warehouse and artists’ colony where 36 people lost their lives in the Oakland fire last Friday night, was “a serious attempt to bring the Black Oakland culture back into the art scene,” former resident Alexander Doré told Breitbart News. However, that vision was overrun by what Doré referred to as the “Burning Man crowd.”

Oakland fire warehouse (Eric Risberg / Associated Press)

Erdogan Goes On Israeli TV to Accuse Jewish State of ‘Barbarism’

In his first interview with the Israeli press in over a decade, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday slightly walked back a 2014 assertion that Israel’s military offensive in Gaza was more barbaric than Hitler, but made no apology for invoking the Nazi leader’s name in the context, said he was “well aware” of the sensitivities, and again condemned Israel’s “barbarism” against the Palestinians.

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Cyndi Lauper Compares Donald Trump to Hitler

Pop star Cyndi Lauper finds Donald Trump’s campaign rhetoric “shocking” and “appalling,” she revealed in an interview Friday, going on to compare the Republican presidential nominee to Adolf Hitler, as countless celebrities have done in this election season.

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Europe’s Anti-Semitism is Just Getting Uglier

When Luciana Berger, the Jewish mayoral hopeful for Liverpool, received the following message from John Nimmo on 8 July, “watch your back Jewish scum, regards your friend the Nazi”, followed by a warning that she’d “get it” like murdered MP Jo Cox, it was not quite water off a duck’s back.

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Chait: How Hitler’s Rise to Power Explains Trump

To watch Donald Trump rant and rave uncontrollably on the stump and on Twitter — praising Saddam Hussein for his disregard for civil liberties,insisting the anti-Semitic propaganda he inadvertently borrowed from neo-Nazis is as innocent as a Disney poster — is to ponder the psychology of a party that would entrust supreme executive authority to a racist, nationalistic, power-worshiping demagogue.

Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump addresses supporters and the media following primary elections on June 7, 2016 in Briarcliff Manor, New York

Pamela Geller: Merkel, Hell-Bent on Destroying Germany

AFP reported Friday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel “urged British political parties to moderate their speech in their campaigns over the Brexit vote, after a popular pro-Europe MP was murdered at the height of the divisive debate.” Responding to the murder of Labour politician Jo Cox, Merkel said: “The exaggerations and radicalisation of part of the language do not help to foster an atmosphere of respect.”

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D-Day: June 6, 1944

Seventy-two year ago, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower scribbled on a loose piece of paper his order to launch Operation Overlord—taking full responsibility for its failure, which was very likely. The planning for Overlord began in May 1940, soon after France