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Daily Beast exec editor calls for Trump boycott: If you do business with him, you support fascism

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The editor-in-chief of the website the Daily Beast is standing by the executive editor’s call for Americans to shame and boycott companies that do business with Republican presidential candidate and former reality TV star Donald Trump.

On Sunday evening, the Daily Beast’s Noah Shachtman took to the social medium Twitter to express his increasing distaste for the Trump team’s campaign tactics:

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Earlier on Sunday, Trump tweeted a graphic about “black-on-black crime” that turned out to not only be patently false, but which has its origins in Neo-Nazi propaganda.

Shachtman continued:

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Glenn Beck’s website TheBlaze.com reported on the tweets, pointing out that Shachtman worked on President Bill Clinton’s first campaign for the White House and accusing the Beast of bias.

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But the Daily Beast’s editor-in-chief John Avlon stood behind Shachtman on Monday, saying Shachtman is free to express himself on his own social media profiles.

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He also took a dig at the Blaze, a partisan website run by a man who turned out to be too right-wing and histrionic for even the Fox News Channel.

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Deputy gets called out after sporting ‘extremist’ symbols at Black Lives Matter protest – and then gets put on leave

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A California sheriff's deputy who was working the scene of a protest is under investigation for wearing a patch with symbols depicting what the Orange County Sheriff's Office describes as "extremist groups."

Image that surfaced online this Wednesday show a deputy wearing a patch with the symbols of the Oath Keepers and the Three Percenters, which are known to be right-wing anti-government militias, Voice of OC reports.

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Secretary of the Army reminds soldiers that they swore an oath to uphold the Constitution — all of it

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In a Twitter statement Thursday, Ryan McCarthy posted a video of himself speaking to troops saying that peaceful protests are fine and that the soldiers are there to "protect that ideal."

"Every Soldier and Department of the Army Civilian swears an oath to support and defend the Constitution. That includes the right of the people peaceably to assemble and to petition the government for a redress of grievances," he said in the tweet.

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Lindsey Graham lashes out at Mattis for criticizing Trump — and suggests he’s been duped by the ‘liberal media’

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Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) on Thursday lashed out at Gen. James Mattis, President Donald Trump's former Defense secretary.

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