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White supremacists are making a list to track Jews critical of them

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The next step of the white supremacist attack on the United States is creating a list of Jewish people.

Mother Jones reported the story Wednesday that any Jews who complain about white nationalists are listed and tracked by a fast-growing group on the app Telegram.

An anonymous activist created a list of 367 Telegram channels that he or she posted on PrivateBin last week, as the app is quickly becoming a welcoming place for those who’ve been shut out of other apps, social media or websites.

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The list is mostly crafted with old tweets from Jewish people criticizing everything from white supremacy to misogyny or general bigotry. The profiles then show a tweet where the person described themselves as Jewish. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) was among the first on the list, though the list outlines many others. Some are activists or journalists, while others were regular individuals or social media commentators. About one dozen people are added each day, Mother Jones reported.

Oren Segal, director of the Anti-Defamation League’s Center on Extremism, explained that the organizer uses a pseudonym that is neo-Nazi in origin. The individual posted a note in September that they were “14 away from the magic number,” which Segal thinks is 1488 subscribers. The number 14 is the number of words in a common white supremacist slogan and 88 is an abbreviation for “Heil Hitler.”

Telegram said that it prides itself on being a free speech zone. When asked for comment, they refused to clarify to Mother Jones if that includes Nazis using their platform to craft a hitlist.

In the past, neo-Nazis created a browser extension that added a triple parentheses or triple brackets to the names of Jewish reporters or famous Jewish individuals. It was their way of having information about the identity of Jews online. Activists fought the extension by adding the bracks to their own names whether they were Jewish or not.

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Morning Joe’s Mika: Thousands are dying of COVID-19 because Trump is ‘surrounded by inexperienced suck-ups’

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MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski got right to the point on Tuesday morning by saying people are getting sick and dying in the U.S. because Donald Trump is surrounded by a collection of "suck-ups" who won't tell him the brutal truth about what is happening in the country.

As part of a "Morning Joe" panel discussion on the failings of the Trump administration to head off of the COVID-19 pandemic that is ravaging the country -- despite ample warnings it was on the way -- Brzezinski, as well as co-host Willie Geist, levied some hard accusations against the president and his team.

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MSNBC’s Morning Joe and Mika reveal why Trump likely ignored startlingly accurate COVID-19 memos

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MSNBC's Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski rebuked President Donald Trump for apparently ignoring startlingly accurate warnings from trade adviser Peter Navarro about the coronavirus pandemic.

Navarro's memos were circulated at the highest levels of government in January and February, but the president downplayed the virus until early March, when statewide lockdowns started wrecking the U.S. economy.

"In one worst-case scenario cited in the memo, Navarro warned that more than half a million Americans could die, and, yet, weeks after that, you had Donald Trump at rallies saying that in April when it warms up, this will miraculously go away," Scarborough said. "Put this in context with, I suppose you could say with 9/11, the memos warning of al-Qaeda attacks using airplanes, maybe missed signals FDR didn't pick up on before Pearl Harbor. I really don't know, though, what parallel there can be, because so many more people are going to die because of these missed signals."

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‘One failure after another’: MSNBC’s Morning Joe busts tragic COVID-19 mistakes Trump keeps trying to deny

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MSNBC's Joe Scarborough lamented the repeated failures and missed opportunities by President Donald Trump as he faced the coronavirus outbreak.

The "Morning Joe" host criticized the president for claiming it was not the federal government's job to test Americans for the virus, and instead shifted responsibility to the states and their governors.

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