In an age of ‘alternative facts,’ a massacre of schoolchildren is called a hoax – Chicago Tribune

If there is anything worse than losing a child, it is losing a child and having people taunt you over the loss. That is what happened to the family of Noah Pozner, a 6-year-old with tousled brown hair and lollipop-red lips, the youngest of the 26 children and staff members gunned down in 2012 at Sandy […]

Refugees Refused | Full Frontal with Samantha Bee | TBS – YouTube

Refugees come here with the audacity to take the Statue of Liberty literally. Watch Full Frontal with Samantha Bee all new Wednesdays at 10:30/ 9:30c on TBS! 0:00 Welcome back to the show. 0:02 If you’re in the middle of tweeting “Dumb Canadian bitch, 0:05 shut up about immigrants,” pause those thumbs a sec. 0:08 […]

Calling the Holocaust ‘sad’ is the first step towards denying it ever happened | Jonathan Freedland | Opinion | The Guardian

As anyone who has seen Denial, the new film about the 2000 libel trial brought by David Irving against the historian Deborah Lipstadt, will know, Holocaust denial can take many forms. In the face of all the evidence, there are those who say that six million Jews were not murdered by the Nazis; or that […]

WH: No mention of Jews on Holocaust Remembrance Day because others were killed too – CNNPolitics.com

Hicks provided a link to a Huffington Post UK story noting that while 6 million Jews were killed by the Nazis, 5 million others were also slaughtered during Adolf Hitler’s genocide, including “priests, gypsies, people with mental or physical disabilities, communists, trade unionists, Jehovah’s Witnesses, anarchists, Poles and other Slavic peoples, and resistance fighters.” Asked […]

Trump aides’ use of encrypted messaging may violate records law | ZDNet

(Image: ZDNet) Senior Trump administration aides communicating over encrypted messaging apps may be violating federal record-keeping laws. The Wall Street Journal reported that political aides close to the president are using Signal, an end-to-end encrypted messaging app. And it’s not just in the White House. Aides close to the New York governor and the mayor […]

A Short History of ‘America First’ – The Atlantic

Google Microdata Mobile only ad Article “Cover” The phrase used by President Trump has been linked to anti-Semitism during World War II. Google Metadata Rick Wilking / Reuters President Trump’s speech Friday will go down as one of the shorter inaugural addresses, but it will also be remembered for its populist and often dark tone. […]