Monthly Archives: August 2018

Trump’s speechwriter ousting sparks racist debate

It took only 80 minutes after inflammatory racist emails started flying for the Claremont Institute, a conservative think tank, to shut down an email distribution list linking hundreds of top conservatives . The emails that sparked the controversy began to ricochet at noon on Tuesday, in response to a call …

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Who is Darren Beattie? Donald Trump’s speechwriter fired over White Nationalist conference ties

A Donald Trump speechwriter was fired after finding out he attended a conference frequently attended by white nationalists. The White House has confirmed that Darren Beattie’s contract was terminated after it was discovered he spoke at the HL Mencken Club conference in 2016 alongside anti-immigration activist Peter Brimelow. “Mr. Beattie …

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Trump’s speechwriter fired after revealing he spoke at conference attended by white nationalists | The independent

A White House speechwriter for President Donald Trump was fired last week after revelations he spoke at a conference attended by well-known white nationalists, according to three people familiar with the decision who were not allowed to speak in public. Darren Beattie, who was a guest instructor at Duke University …

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The incredible ancient Hebrew manuscript of the Getty Museum

“Freakin ‘Amazing!” These are words I never expected to hear from Rabbi Steven Leder, the senior rabbi at Wilshire Boulevard Temple in Los Angeles (the congregation to which I belong). Rabbi Leder marveled at the Getty Museum’s latest acquisition, The 13e Century Rothschild Pentateuch (which is also the first Hebrew …

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