Tag: The Daily Beast

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Journalists Admit Trump Called MS-13 ‘Animals,’ Still Cry Racism

Left-wing journalists conceded on Thursday that President Donald Trump had referred to MS-13, not immigrants in general, as “animals,” but still argued that Trump was racist — or that he was to blame for their own failures to provide accurate context.

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Democrat Texas Legislators Facing Sexual Misconduct Allegations

“You want to f*ck with me tonight?” was the question allegedly asked of a Texas legislative intern by State Representative Borris Miles (D-Houston), a left-leaning online news outlet reported Wednesday evening. The article details allegations of sexual misconduct and threatening behavior by the state representative. It also includes allegations against now State Senator Carlos Uresti (D).

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Daily Beast: We ‘Will Stand Up to President Donald Trump’

John Avlon, the editor-in-chief of the Daily Beast, declares that his website will be “the loyal opposition” to President-elect Donald Trump and his policies, which “represent an existential challenge to our civic fabric, liberal values, and world order.”

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Report: Child Soldiers Used to Fight Against ISIS in Iraq

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has issued a report accusing Shiite militias in Iraq of using child soldiers to fight against the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL). The terrorist group is widely known for also using this practice.

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Daily Beast: Obama, Hillary Toying With ‘Civil War’ Over Gun Confiscation

On November 2, The Daily Beast pointed to recent statements from President Obama and Hillary Clinton regarding the implementation of Australian-style gun confiscation and suggested “civil war could erupt on American soil” if any administration actually tried to confiscate privately owned firearms.

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Eleanor Clift Defends Hillary Clinton, Compares to FDR

During this week’s version of the syndicated public affairs show “The McLaughlin Group,” The Daily Beast’s Eleanor Clift debated that Hillary Clinton’s wealth could actually be beneficial for her. Clift then brought up former President Franklin D. Roosevelt, arguing that he was

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Now 14 Known Slaveholding Ancestors of Ben Affleck Throughout the South

Recent research published by the Daily Beast on Tuesday suggests that Benjamin Cole may have been a slaveholder but not a slaveowner, a distinction that may not seem to be a difference to those of us in the modern era, but which would have been significant back in the 1850s. Still, the bottom line on Affleck’s great-great-great grandfather Benjamin Cole is this: he was a slaveholder in 1860, and may have been either a slaveholder or slave owner in 1850, and possibly both.

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Keep Andrew Jackson on the $20 Bill

Is it time to remove Andrew Jackson from the $20 bill? Liberal advocacy groups and and columnists are making a hard push to have Old Hickory’s image removed from American currency, primarily citing the Indian Removal Act of 1830, the Trail of Tears, and his “genocide” of Cherokee Indians.

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Another Daily Beast Disaster: Scott Walker ‘Rape’ Hit Implodes

***UPDATE: More than 14 hours after both of its anti-Walker stories were debunked, the Daily Beast finally issued a full retraction of one and updated and rewrote another. A tweet spreading the anti-Walker smear has not yet been deleted by The

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Italian Hostages in Syria Beg Government to Save Them

A YouTube account believed to be affiliated with jihadist groups uploaded a video of two Italian women kidnapped by the al-Qaeda-affiliated group Jabhat al-Nusra in August in Syria. The women beg their government to secure their release.