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Today’s New York Daily News Front Page

From the New York Daily News editorial board: Donald Trump launched the Civil War’s Battle of Fifth Ave. in a staggering display of verbal weaponry Tuesday — and America lost. In no particular order, Trump took aim at the truth, history, decency, equal justice, fair play and common courtesy in a freewheeling assault on core American values that confirms his …

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Seth Meyers: Trump Is “Clinically Insane” [VIDEO]

Newsweek reports: Seth Meyers did not go lightly on President Trump after the commander-in-chief gave a startling press conference at Trump Tower in New York Tuesday, again asserting that violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, should be blamed on “both sides”—alt-right white supremacists and counter-protesters. In a breaking news segment dubbed “Breaking Crazy” on Tuesday’s episode of Late Night with Seth …

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Obama Now Owns The Most-Liked Tweet In History

People reports: Barack Obama continues to inspire — and breaks records while doing it. The former U.S. president took to Twitter on Saturday in the aftermath of the violent Charlottesville rally that took the lives of three people, writing a Nelson Mandela quote: “No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background …

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The President Of The United States Just Defended “Very Fine” Literal Nazis On Live National Television [VIDEO]

The New York Times reports: President Trump on Tuesday insisted that he did nothing wrong on Saturday when he declined to specifically condemn Nazi and white supremacist groups, asserting that “before I make a statement, I like to know the facts.” In a long, combative exchange with reporters at Trump Tower, the president repeatedly rejected a torrent of bipartisan criticism …

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NORTH CAROLINA: Man Claims He Flies The Nazi Flag Because People Keep Stealing His Confederate Flag

North Carolina’s Gaston Gazette reports: A bright red Nazi Party flag waved in front of Joe Love’s Gaston County residence Sunday afternoon, a day after white supremacists orchestrated a violent rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that left three dead and dozens injured. When cellphone-camera toting neighbor Page Braswell stopped in Love’s Forestway Drive driveway, Love vocalized his interpretation of the flag’s …

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NORTH CAROLINA: Protesters Topple And Stomp Durham Monument To The Confederacy [VIDEO]

The Durham Herald-Sun reports: Protesters climbed a ladder, looped a rope around a Confederate statue and pulled it to the ground, smashing it, during an ‘Emergency Durham Protest’ on Main Street on Monday night. More than 100 activists from anti-fascist and progressive groups, many who traveled to Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend, held the rally to demand the removal of …

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Trump Might Pardon Racist Birther Joe Arpaio

Well of course: President Trump told Fox News he is “seriously considering” a pardon for Joe Arpaio, the controversial former sheriff of Maricopa Country, Ariz. Arpaio was found guilty of criminal contempt last month after he was ordered to stop racially profiling Latinos in his Maricopa County office. “I am seriously considering a pardon for Sheriff Arpaio,” Trump told Fox …

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VIRGINIA: Organizer Of Deadly Nazi Rally Flees His Own Press Conference Under Chorus Of Boos [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: The man who organized a rally in Charlottesville that sparked violent clashes between white supremacist groups and counter-protesters tried to hold a news conference a day after the deadly event, but a crowd of several hundred booed him and forced him away from the lectern. Jason Kessler is a blogger based in Charlottesville, and as he …

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Trump Condemns Virginia Rally Violence “On Many Sides,” Refuses To Denounce Murderous Nazis [VIDEO]

CBS News reports: President Trump said he condemned hatred and bigotry on “many sides” in Charlottesville, Virginia, in remarks from New Jersey, his first since white nationalist group protests turned violent and resulted in at least one death on Saturday. “We’re closely following the terrible events unfolding in Charlottesville, Virginia,” Mr. Trump said. “We condemn in the strongest possible terms …

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Trump Condemns Nazi Rally: Let’s Come Together

After hours of demands on social media and yes, even on Fox News, minutes ago Trump issued a condemnation of the Nazi rally held in Virginia today, where white supremacists interspersed vile chants against gays, blacks, and Jews with chants of “Trump! Trump! Trump!” Few will be satisfied with a vague tweeted condemnation of today’s hate rally and some have …

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VIRGINIA: Hundreds Of Nazi Trump Supporters Chant “Fuck You Faggots!” At Counter-Protesters [VIDEO]

As those of you watching the live coverage have surely seen, today’s Nazi rally in Charlottesville, Virginia has already erupted in violent clashes between white supremacists and counter-protesters, many of whom are allied with the Antifa movement. Before the official noon start of the rally, hundreds of self-proclaimed Nazis lined up behind what appears to be only a handful of …

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VIRGINIA: Newspaper Quotes Trump’s “Fire And Fury” Rant In Headline About White Supremacist Rally

The Hill reports: A daily newspaper in Charlottesville, Va. used President Trump’s North Korea warning of looming “fire and fury” to headline its coverage of a gathering of far-right protestors on Saturday. The Daily Progress’ front page, emblazoned with the headline “Fire and Fury,” comes after a group of white nationalists, white supremacists and far-right protestors descended on the campus …

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Hundreds Of Nazis March On Virginia Campus

The Washington Post reports: Chanting “White lives matter!” “You will not replace us!” and “Jews will not replace us!” several hundred white nationalists and white supremacists carrying torches marched in a parade through the University of Virginia campus Friday night. The fast-paced march was made up almost exclusively of men in their 20s and 30s, though there were some who …

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FUCKING WALL: Former Mexican President Drops Another F-Bomb During Live CNN Interview [VIDEO]

This was not the first he’s done this: In an interview on CNN this morning, former Mexican President Vicente Fox ended up dropping an F-bomb while speaking to CNN host Alisyn Camerota, much to the consternation of the anchor. Discussing the recently leaked transcript of President Donald Trump’s January phone call with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and their conversation …

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Dem House Rep. Judy Chu: Nevertheless She Persisted

PERFECT: The first Chinese-American woman elected to Congress clapped back at a top White House aide’s defense of legislation aimed at curbing legal immigration on Wednesday. Stephen Miller, a policy aide to President Trump, was responding to a CNN reporter quoting lines about “huddled masses yearning to breathe free” from the poem “The New Colossus,” which is found on the …

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Stephen Miller: The Statue Of Liberty’s Welcome To Immigrants “Doesn’t Matter” As It Was “Added Later”

Heavy.com reports: During the White House press briefing this afternoon, White House Senior Advisor Stephen Miller had a contentious exchange with CNN’s Jim Acosta, calling one of his statements “outrageous,” “ignorant,” “insulting,” and “foolish.” Miller took the podium to discuss President Trump announcing his support for the Raise Act, which would reduce the rate of legal immigration in the United …

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Ann Coulter Says “Hallelujah” After White Supremacist Leader Celebrates Trump’s Racist “Speak English” Bill

With an exultant “Hallelujah!” this afternoon Ann Coulter joined white supremacist leader Jared Taylor in celebrating Trump’s endorsement of the GOP’s “speak English” immigration bill. Some background on Taylor via his Wikipedia entry: Taylor is an American white nationalist and white supremacist. He is the founder and editor of American Renaissance, a magazine often described as a white supremacist publication. …

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Trump Endorses “Speak English” Immigration Bill

Mic.com reports: On Wednesday, President Donald Trump announced support for new legislation that would seek to curtail legal immigration to the United States by imposing a skills-based system that would prioritize immigrants based on current work-force needs. If passed, the plan would reduce the number of immigrants the U.S. will allow into the country. Trump said the legislation — known …

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Sessions Targets Affirmative Action At Universities

The New York Times reports: The Trump administration is preparing to redirect resources of the Justice Department’s civil rights division toward investigating and suing universities over affirmative action admissions policies deemed to discriminate against white applicants, according to a document obtained by The New York Times. The document, an internal announcement to the civil rights division, seeks current lawyers interested …

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Macho Macho Man Paul Ryan Rides A Horse In Texas In Clip Promoting Trump’s Racist Border Wall [VIDEO]

The Week snorts: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) has made a short action-adventure movie to convince you that “it is time for The Wall” and also that “The Wall” is “cool.” The 30-second clip, posted to his Twitter feed Tuesday, recaps the fun, informative trip Ryan made to the U.S.-Mexico border earlier this year, where he apparently spent much of …

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