Biden Condemns Kanye As A Rapper Suspended From Twitter By Elon Musk – Live
Kanye West posts her 2024 campaign video after meeting Trump
President Joe Biden and prominent US officials have condemned the recent statements of the rapper formerly known as Kanye West after his recent antisemitic tirade, Holocaust denial and praise for Adolf Hitler and the Nazis.
The president shared on the office’s Twitter account, “Instead of giving it a platform, our political leaders must call out and reject antisemitism wherever it hides.” “Silence is complicity.”
Elon Musk suspended the rapper from the stage after Ye shared a photo of a swastika inside the Star of David. He shared the offensive photo Thursday night just hours after declaring “I love Hitler” and “I’m a Nazi” while joining far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones on his InfoWars show.
“I did my best,” Mr. Musk said. Despite this, he again violated our rule against incitement to violence. The account will be suspended.
He also wrote “FAFO” – short for “F*** Around and Find Out”.
Jewish Democrats condemn Kanye West’s anti-Semitism and Trump’s “empowerment” of the rapper
The Jewish Democratic Council of America warns rapper formerly known as Kanye West’s anti-Semitism is ‘dangerous’ [and] Everyone should condemn it.”
“Therefore, Trump’s decision must be defended again and again,” the movement said in a statement. Those who refuse to openly acknowledge Trump’s role in fanning the flames of hate are making it harder to fight anti-Semitism. [and] extremism.”
The former president has been largely silent about hosting West at his Mar-a-Lago club with prominent white nationalist and anti-Semite Nick Fuentes.
Alex WoodwardDecember 3, 2022 03:00
The Holocaust Museum and Auschwitz Memorial provides resources to learn about Holocaust denial and antisemitic violence
After Kanye West’s anti-Semitic outbursts, the American Holocaust Museum and Auschwitz Memorial shared a wealth of resources and stories on social media about the rise of Nazism, the victims of Hitler’s genocidal violence and how the party’s logo came to be and remains a symbol of hateful propaganda.
Appearing on Alex Jones’ InfoWars show Thursday, West denied the Holocaust occurred, falsely claimed it was “factually incorrect” that 6 million Jews were killed, and said “I love Hitler” and “I’m a Nazi.”
Alex WoodwardDecember 3, 2022 02:00
Doug Emoff describes the ‘pain’ of anti-Semitism and urges Americans to ‘condemn these despicable acts’
Second man Doug Emhoff, husband of Vice President Kamala Harris, said he was “sore” after Kanye West’s anti-Semitic remarks praising Nazism and amplifying Holocaust denial.
“I am hurting now. Perpetuating lies, such as denying the Holocaust, praising fascist murderers, is dangerous and encourages the flames of anti-Semitism and hatred,” wrote Mr. Imhoff, who is Jewish.
“We all have a duty to condemn these despicable acts. We must not remain silent,” he added.
Alex WoodwardDecember 3, 2022 01:00
Nancy Pelosi: ‘Being famous is not a license to spread hate’
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged “every” political leader to condemn anti-Semitism after the rapper formerly known as Kanye West — who recently dined with Donald Trump and plans to run for president in 2024 — praised Hitler and Nazism.
“It is astonishing that it takes repeat: Hitler and his Nazi regime are the embodiment of evil,” said the congresswoman. “Being famous is not a license to spew hate. Every leader must condemn vile anti-Semitic rhetoric and always speak out against anti-Semitism, no matter what form it takes.”
Alex WoodwardDecember 3, 2022 00:00
ICYMI: Kanye West isn’t buying the social media platform Parler after all
Despite an October statement hailing a world-changing deal to buy the right-wing social media app, Parler will not sell the platform to Ye, the rapper formerly known as Kanye West.
The company announced it had reached a mutual termination agreement on Dec. 1, hours after the rapper and anti-Semite hailed Adolf Hitler and his love of Nazis on an InfoWars show he aired with conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.
They announced that the decision had been made in mid-November.
Alex WoodwardDecember 2, 2022 23:00
Kamala Harris: “Praising Hitler and denying the Holocaust is despicable”
Vice President Kamala Harris also condemned Kanye West’s remarks, writing that “praising Hitler and denying the Holocaust is vile and appalling and should be condemned.”
“Our administration will continue to stand up to anti-Semitism and the hate epidemic,” she added.
Earlier on Friday, President Joe Biden said officials who remain silent in the face of virulent anti-Semitism are complicit in its platform.
Rather than giving it a platform, our political leaders should call out and reject anti-Semitism wherever it may be. Silence wrote complicity.
Alex WoodwardDecember 2, 2022 22:10
Republican Jewish Coalition says GOP should “make clear” Kanye West is a “pariah”
The president and CEO of the Republican Jewish Coalition, which recently hosted top Republicans including Donald Trump and Ron DeSantis at a major conference in Las Vegas last month, condemned InfoWars yesterday as “an appalling hotbed of dangerous, bigoted Jew hate.”
National President (and former US Senator) Norm Coleman and CEO Matt Brooks said the broadcast with Alex Jones, Nick Fuentes and Kanye West reflects a “disgusting trio of conspiracy theorists, Holocaust deniers and anti-Semites”.
“We strongly condemn these comments and call on all political leaders to reject these messengers of hate and place them in the dustbin of history where they belong,” they said in a statement on Thursday.
They added, “Given his praise of Hitler, it cannot be overstated that Kanye West is a vile, persecuted bigot who has targeted the Jewish community with Nazi-style threats and smears.”
Conservatives who accidentally indulged Kanye West should make it clear that he’s a pariah. Enough is enough.”
Alex WoodwardDecember 2, 2022 21:30
ICYM: Alex Jones Files for Bankruptcy
Alex Jones filed for personal bankruptcy protection on Friday, weeks after ordering the conspiracy theorist and the company behind his InfoWars platform to pay nearly $1.5 billion in damages for defaming the families of the victims of the Sandy Hook school shooting.
Alex WoodwardDecember 2, 2022 21:17
Kanye West’s board turns Reddit into a Holocaust and Taylor Swift awareness page
The subtitle dedicated to the rapper formerly known as Kanye West turned out to be a tribute to Taylor Swift and as a page for Holocaust awareness.
Top current posts on the page discuss Auschwitz concentration and death camps; Christina Scheiger, who hid in the sewers of Lviv to avoid capture by the Nazis; Or just pictures of Taylor Swift.
“This is officially Holocaust Education,” read one leaflet, accompanying infographics from a study of public awareness of the Nazi-led genocide.
Alex WoodwardDecember 2, 2022 20:30
ICYMI: You paid a settlement to a former employee who accused the rapper of praising Hitler and the Nazis
The rapper formerly known as Kanye West has paid a settlement to a former employee who accused him of using anti-Semitic language in the workplace, including praising Hitler and Nazism, according to documents reviewed by NBC News.
In the settlement, Ye paid a former employee who had allegedly witnessed several incidents, which Ye denied.
The former employee spoke on condition of anonymity after signing a non-disclosure agreement.
News of the settlement came about a month before Yi’s antisemitic speech on Alex Jones’ InfoWars broadcast, during which he said “I love Hitler” and denied that the Holocaust had taken place.
Alex WoodwardDecember 2, 2022 20:15
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