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Milo Yiannopoulos will self-publish "Dangerous" book after getting dropped by Simon & Schuster – CBS News

Milo Yiannopoulos, a conservative columnist and internet personality, holds a press conference down the street from the Pulse Nightclub, June 15, 2016 in Orlando, Florida.

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NEW YORK — Milo Yiannopoulos isn’t slowing down, even after losing his book deal.

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Internet provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos resigned from the right-wing Breitbart website Tuesday after comments surfaced of him seemingly condoning …

The outspoken media personality has found a publisher he can work with: himself.

And his fans have already made “Dangerous” No. 1 on Amazon.com

The right-wing journalist and speaker known for his vicious rhetoric is self-publishing the memoir that Simon & Schuster dropped in February amid ongoing criticism that it had signed up Yiannopoulos. In a recent Facebook post, Yiannopoulos billed the upcoming release, scheduled for July 4, as “the most controversial book in a generation.” As of midday Tuesday, “Dangerous” had topped Amazon’s best-seller list. Yiannopoulos is releasing the work through his own “Dangerous Books.”

Yiannopoulos experienced a fall from grace after video of old comments surfaced in which he discusses Jews, sexual consent, statutory rape, child abuse and homosexuality. He subsequently resigned from his gig with Breitbart.

Yiannopoulos wrote on Facebook that he blamed deceptive editing and his own “sloppy phrasing” for any indication he supported pedophilia.

The British author says he spoke of his own relationship when he was 17 with a man who was 29. The age of consent in the U.K. is 16.

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Bill Maher Knows Exactly What He’s Doing – Esquire.com

One of Real Time’s most notorious exchanges came in 2014, during an argument with Ben Affleck. Maher told Affleck that Islam “is the only religion that acts like the Mafia, that will fucking kill you if you say the wrong thing, draw the wrong picture, or write the wrong book.” Affleck responded by calling Maher’s viewsas well as those of Sam Harris, a fellow panelist”gross” and “racist.” Their attacks on Muslims, he said, were like calling someone “a shifty Jew.” (When Harris made a provocative remark on Real Time earlier this year, he mocked Affleck, who has not returned to the show. “If Batman were here,” Harris said, “he’d call us a racist.”)

On Real Time and in his stand-up, Maher insists that his views of Islam do not amount to Islamophobia. And yet he finds it ridiculous that many liberals respond to terrorist attacks by saying that the actions of the few don’t represent the entire Muslim population. “I think if you poll the majority of Muslims in the world, they want sharia law,” Maher told me. He is particularly disgusted by burqas. He doesn’t think they should be banned, but he does not like them. “They talk about Donald Trump not being normal? It’s not normal to throw a tarp over a human being like she’s a motorboat.”

When I was with Maher in Chicago, after his stand-up show, I mentioned to him that his riffs about Islamhow liberals should be fighting the antigay, misogynistic aspects of the religionleft the audience quieter than, say, the Ivanka handjob joke that he was test-driving for Real Time. I meant to suggest that the subject was complicated, but Maher took it as criticism. His blue eyes glared at me.

“I don’t know what you’re talking about. You’re wrong,” he said.

In Dallas the next afternoon, I met him at the Four Seasons. I thought we’d drive to the apology barbecue a little early so that I could see him mix it up with the regular folks who give him a special insight into the nation that elected Donald Trump. It didn’t happen.

“What, you think I’m going to put on a chef’s hat for two hours?” Maher laughed. Instead, he called Marc Gurvitz, his manager, who had been supervising the cookout. He asked Gurvitz to send photos for his Instagram account. The connection wasn’t good, so Maher yelled into his phone, “Thank you, Marc! You can take 11 percent this month!”

The Texas crowd was electric in comparison with the one in Chicago. A couple behind me hissed when Maher described Christianity as a Bronze Age myth, but they were in the minority. Everyone else howled at the Ivanka joke and his guitar-solo bits on Islam.

“I don’t know what you’re talking about. You’re wrong.”

After the show, Maher looked tired as he plowed through some whitefish. I sat quietly in a chair while he ate. He broke the silence.

“After what you said, I listened, and they laughed just as hard at the Islam stuff as anything else,” he said with a smile.

He told me that he’d read the Marine Le Pen op-ed we’d discussed on the plane. Its author, Ross Douthat, he said, had been on Real Time.

“It’s not exactly what I said last night,” Maher admitted in a hesitant tone. “I don’t know much about her.” Maher seemed to be on the verge of correcting the record, but stopped himself. “I’m not saying I’m a fan, but liberals have decided she’s Hitler. I don’t know if that’s true and I feel like I honestly keep an open mind.”

He eyed me up and down.

“Party matters. It matters that her father was a Nazi. But it also matters that family going against family is the rarest form of bravery. I remember the Unabomber’s brother.” He trailed off before making explicit a moral equivalence between Marine Le Penwho broke with her dad for what appeared to be politically expedient reasonsand Ted Kaczynski’s brother, who turned in his terrorist sibling to the FBI.

Instead, Maher zeroed in on the disgust for Le Pen that I’d displayed the night before. “You didn’t have an argument,” he told me. “You had a reaction.”

I wanted to tell Maher that my “reaction” was based in part on the knowledge that Le Pen had recently said the French were not to blame for shipping Jews to death camps during World War II. (That crime belonged to the Vichy regime, an illegitimate government, she said, neglecting to mention that it was staffed at every level by French citizens.) But I was exhausted and the room was soon full of people, including the grateful beneficiaries of Maher’s philanthropy.

Maher returned to the subject in the van on the way back to the airport. “I just want you to keep an open mind until you really know. Just don’t jump on a teameverything in this country is team,” he said. “Look, she may turn out to be fucking Hitler in garters, but it’s unfair to ask her to suffer the sins of her father.”

I tried to argue that Le Pen’s nationalist rhetoric was worrisome, but Maher cut me off.

“You didn’t have an argument,” he told me. “You had a reaction.”

“Nationalist, it’s just a word,” he said with disdain. “We get all freaked out because they say ‘Death to America’ in Iran, but Persian people will tell you that it doesn’t really, actually mean what you think it does.”

It was at this point that I realized Maher’s Doubting Thomas ideology is, in its way, as rigid as any dogma, a reflexive contrarianism that works spectacularly well for him right up until it convinces him that it’s okay for a white person to call himself a “house nigger.” He can be just as dependent on slogans and talking points as the politicians he skewers on his show. And here, perhaps, was another important difference between him and his peers. Unlike John Oliver, who did seventeen minutes on the French election, Maher clearly had not done his homework about the most important European election of this century so far.

We got on the plane. There was talk of Barbra Streisand’s birthday party, which Maher attended, but his thoughts returned to Le Pen.

“Look, I’m not her fan,” he said, adjusting a baseball cap. “I’m just keeping an open mind and not swimming with the tide.”

A computer readout showed our flight trajectory. We were still two hours from home.

This story originally appeared in the August ’17 issue of Esquire.

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Milo Yiannopoulos thinks it’s a mistake that the ‘modern’ left’ wants ‘consistency’ – EntertainmentWise

What was this stupid thing that Yiannopoulos said? He was defending the fact that he is Catholic, which Maher thinks is irrational. To be fair to Maher, he thinks that all religions are irrational.

Heres the stupidity (and Yiannopoulos wasnt joking or trying to be funny when he said it).

Well everyone is capable of bullshit stupid thinking. And thats ok. Its a characteristic of the more modern left, I think, requiring this absolute consistency, and forgetting that people are messy and complicated, and forgetting also some other human truths, some realities of human psychology, like for instance, the reason that they want to police humor, which is very important to both of us, is that they cant control it, because the one thing that authoritarians hate is laughter because they cant control what people find funny.

I have no problem with his view that people are messy and complicated. Im not sure who he is referring to when he makes the comment about human psychology and how the modern left doesnt like laughter because they cant control it. Is this Lena Dunham? I wish he would say who he is talking about. So this is unclear, but its not that stupid. What is so inane is his comment about the modern left requiring absolute consistency. I assume that he means logical consistency. If he does, then isnt this a requirement of reason, not the modern left? Is he actually saying that its good to be contradictory and the stupid left doesnt realize this? Is his reason that people are messy and complicated? OMG! He should take a course in basic logic! The reason he has given about people being messy and complicated has nothing to do with logical consistency. Only morons think inconsistency is a good thing.

But lets try to be charitable to Yiannopoulos, something that he is clearly not good at, and something that is difficult for this blogger to do, especially after reading this article about him. Perhaps he is just saying that many foundational or basic beliefs, the kind you find in religion, cannot be justified; they are irrational. If this is what he meant, then its not that stupid a thing to say. I just dont know who besides the mathematician, W.K. Clifford, a subscriber to evidentialism, believes such a thing. I also dont know why he is so anti-Islam (or is it just certain Muslims?). Arent they messy and complicated? ISIS is just being irrational and the so-called modern left is ridiculous for being critical of this.

Yianno (or Bruno2), when you accuse someone of saying something that you think is mistaken, do the right thing and say who youre referring to. Also, why is ISIS irrationality bad, but Catholic irrationality good? Is it just because the former are savages? But why is this rational?

Watch this video and you will see him begin to ramble about the modern left starting at about minute 5:45.

WTF? This is something that Lena Dunham might say. Ouch!

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Milo Yiannopoulos-led protest against CUNY commencement speaker Linda Sarsour turns violent – New York Daily News


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Judge Reduces Sentence For Iraqi … – milo.yiannopoulos.net

An Iraqi migrant convicted of raping a 10-year-old boy in Vienna has reportedly had his sentence reduced from 7 to 4 years by a judge who felt the initial punishment was too draconian.

According to Breitbart, on December 2, 2015 the convict, known as Amir A, brutally raped his victim in a swimming center. Amir would later chalk his actions up to the fact that he hadnt had sex in months and was experiencing a sexual emergency when he raped the boy.

According to The Independent, when Amir then 20 took to the stand for his crime, the court heard how he dragged his victim into the cubicle, locked the door and raped him.

The child reported the attack to a lifeguard, the outlet continues, and when police arrived they found Amir had returned to the pool and was playing on a diving board, making no attempt to flee.

The court also heard that Amirs victim suffered both physical and mental injuries in the attack.

According to The Independent, a judge initially handed Amir a six year sentence, which was overturned after Austrias Supreme Court ruled that the lower court had failed to establish whether or not the refugee knew his victim did not consent.

Austria reportedly revisited the case and subsequently gave Amir a sentence of seven years, ordering him to pay5,000 to the victims family up from the4,700 initial amount.

But now, according to Kronen Zeitung, Amir may have his sentence reducedagainafter his defense successfully argued that the seven year punishment was draconian judgement for a young adult.

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Four years are appropriate here, JudgeThomas Philipp reportedly argued, claiming Amirs actions were merely a one-time incident and not repeated abuse.

Philipp reportedly added that the fact that Amir was not 21 when he committed his crime also has to be taken into account.

And so, despite the victim allegedly still suffering PTSD after the rape, Amir will be free in 2019.

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Aussie Senator Targeted By Notorious ‘Alt-Right’ Leader Milo … – Huffington Post Australia

Labor senator Katy Gallagher has spent the weekend being viciously trolled and having to fight off impersonators after being targeted by alt-right leader Milo Yiannopoulos over a year-old video about mansplaining.

Yiannopoulous — a former editor of conservative outlet Breitbart News, and who has gained personal notoriety after controversial speaking tours and having his book deal cancelled over his comments about child abuse — posted a video of Gallagher to his 2.16 million Facebook followers on Friday. The video, titled “Mansplaining, what about womansplaining?” was of an incident in a Senate estimates hearing in February 2016 where Gallagher criticised communications minister Mitch Fifield for the answers he was giving to her questions.

“I love the mansplaining. I’m enjoying it,” Gallagher said, in comments which were widely reported at the time.

“Talking me through, by not answering the question, by repeating processes which are not related to the question I’ve asked… the slightly patronising and condescending way you’re responding to my questions.”

It’s unclear why Yiannopoulos posted the video more than 15 months later, but it was shared widely and set off a storm of abuse directed at the ACT senator. At of time of writing, the video has been viewed 1.5 million times and has nearly 14,000 shares; considerably more engagement than many of Yiannopoulos’ other videos.

Among the thousands of comments on the video, Gallagher is accused of “intellectual marxist crap”, being a “left wing lunatic” and “the epitome of everything that is wrong with the perpetual victimhood of the left”, among other far more offensive criticisms we won’t repeat.

Yiannopoulos’ followers also searched out Gallagher’s own Facebook page, leaving further offensive comments there. BuzzFeed reported some critics even went as far as creating fake Facebook profiles in Gallagher’s name, to further attack her. Gallagher herself responded over the weekend, claiming her account had been hacked.

Gallagher was, however, defended by an unlikely ally on Monday — Mitch Fifield, the man who she accused of mansplaining in the first place.

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MILO will release his debut book DANGEROUS on July 4th The most dangerous book in a generation will be available for pre-order from all major booksellers on June 5th

Miami, FL. — MILO and his new publishing imprint Dangerous Books are pleased to announce that his debut book, DANGEROUS, will be released to the public on July 4th. Commenting on the release date, MILO said: Americans love to celebrate their independence with fireworks, so Ive decided to set off some of my own this year.

DANGEROUS will be sold through Amazon and all other major booksellers. The book is being published by Dangerous Books, a new imprint of MILO, Inc. Milo commented on the publishing deal for DANGEROUS by saying, Simon & Schuster cut the heart and soul out of my book, and still wimped out on publishing it. Ive found the publishing industry to be filled with social justice killjoys, so instead of putting out a neutered book to make easy money, weve built a new publishing imprint to put out a truly dangerous book.

DANGEROUS will be available for pre-order starting June 5th. To keep up to date with the latest news including teasers, previews, and limited edition pre-order offers, subscribe to the newsletter at www.dangerous-books.com.

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In his latest bid for attention, Milo Yiannopoulos says ‘Islam is AIDS’ – The Tab


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Milo Yiannopoulos will self-publish "Dangerous" book after getting dropped by Simon & Schuster – CBS News

Milo Yiannopoulos, a conservative columnist and internet personality, holds a press conference down the street from the Pulse Nightclub, June 15, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. Drew Angerer/Getty Images NEW YORK — Milo Yiannopoulos isn’t slowing down, even after losing his book deal. Play Video Internet provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos resigned from the right-wing Breitbart website Tuesday after comments surfaced of him seemingly condoning … The outspoken media personality has found a publisher he can work with: himself. And his fans have already made “Dangerous” No. 1 on Amazon.com The right-wing journalist and speaker known for his vicious rhetoric is self-publishing the memoir that Simon & Schuster dropped in February amid ongoing criticism that it had signed up Yiannopoulos. In a recent Facebook post, Yiannopoulos billed the upcoming release, scheduled for July 4, as “the most controversial book in a generation.” As of midday Tuesday, “Dangerous” had topped Amazon’s best-seller list. Yiannopoulos is releasing the work through his own “Dangerous Books.” Yiannopoulos experienced a fall from grace after video of old comments surfaced in which he discusses Jews, sexual consent, statutory rape, child abuse and homosexuality. He subsequently resigned from his gig with Breitbart. Yiannopoulos wrote on Facebook that he blamed deceptive editing and his own “sloppy phrasing” for any indication he supported pedophilia. The British author says he spoke of his own relationship when he was 17 with a man who was 29. The age of consent in the U.K. is 16. 2017 CBS Interactive Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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Bill Maher Knows Exactly What He’s Doing – Esquire.com

One of Real Time’s most notorious exchanges came in 2014, during an argument with Ben Affleck. Maher told Affleck that Islam “is the only religion that acts like the Mafia, that will fucking kill you if you say the wrong thing, draw the wrong picture, or write the wrong book.” Affleck responded by calling Maher’s viewsas well as those of Sam Harris, a fellow panelist”gross” and “racist.” Their attacks on Muslims, he said, were like calling someone “a shifty Jew.” (When Harris made a provocative remark on Real Time earlier this year, he mocked Affleck, who has not returned to the show. “If Batman were here,” Harris said, “he’d call us a racist.”) On Real Time and in his stand-up, Maher insists that his views of Islam do not amount to Islamophobia. And yet he finds it ridiculous that many liberals respond to terrorist attacks by saying that the actions of the few don’t represent the entire Muslim population. “I think if you poll the majority of Muslims in the world, they want sharia law,” Maher told me. He is particularly disgusted by burqas. He doesn’t think they should be banned, but he does not like them. “They talk about Donald Trump not being normal? It’s not normal to throw a tarp over a human being like she’s a motorboat.” When I was with Maher in Chicago, after his stand-up show, I mentioned to him that his riffs about Islamhow liberals should be fighting the antigay, misogynistic aspects of the religionleft the audience quieter than, say, the Ivanka handjob joke that he was test-driving for Real Time. I meant to suggest that the subject was complicated, but Maher took it as criticism. His blue eyes glared at me. “I don’t know what you’re talking about. You’re wrong,” he said. In Dallas the next afternoon, I met him at the Four Seasons. I thought we’d drive to the apology barbecue a little early so that I could see him mix it up with the regular folks who give him a special insight into the nation that elected Donald Trump. It didn’t happen. “What, you think I’m going to put on a chef’s hat for two hours?” Maher laughed. Instead, he called Marc Gurvitz, his manager, who had been supervising the cookout. He asked Gurvitz to send photos for his Instagram account. The connection wasn’t good, so Maher yelled into his phone, “Thank you, Marc! You can take 11 percent this month!” The Texas crowd was electric in comparison with the one in Chicago. A couple behind me hissed when Maher described Christianity as a Bronze Age myth, but they were in the minority. Everyone else howled at the Ivanka joke and his guitar-solo bits on Islam. “I don’t know what you’re talking about. You’re wrong.” After the show, Maher looked tired as he plowed through some whitefish. I sat quietly in a chair while he ate. He broke the silence. “After what you said, I listened, and they laughed just as hard at the Islam stuff as anything else,” he said with a smile. He told me that he’d read the Marine Le Pen op-ed we’d discussed on the plane. Its author, Ross Douthat, he said, had been on Real Time. “It’s not exactly what I said last night,” Maher admitted in a hesitant tone. “I don’t know much about her.” Maher seemed to be on the verge of correcting the record, but stopped himself. “I’m not saying I’m a fan, but liberals have decided she’s Hitler. I don’t know if that’s true and I feel like I honestly keep an open mind.” He eyed me up and down. “Party matters. It matters that her father was a Nazi. But it also matters that family going against family is the rarest form of bravery. I remember the Unabomber’s brother.” He trailed off before making explicit a moral equivalence between Marine Le Penwho broke with her dad for what appeared to be politically expedient reasonsand Ted Kaczynski’s brother, who turned in his terrorist sibling to the FBI. Instead, Maher zeroed in on the disgust for Le Pen that I’d displayed the night before. “You didn’t have an argument,” he told me. “You had a reaction.” I wanted to tell Maher that my “reaction” was based in part on the knowledge that Le Pen had recently said the French were not to blame for shipping Jews to death camps during World War II. (That crime belonged to the Vichy regime, an illegitimate government, she said, neglecting to mention that it was staffed at every level by French citizens.) But I was exhausted and the room was soon full of people, including the grateful beneficiaries of Maher’s philanthropy. Maher returned to the subject in the van on the way back to the airport. “I just want you to keep an open mind until you really know. Just don’t jump on a teameverything in this country is team,” he said. “Look, she may turn out to be fucking Hitler in garters, but it’s unfair to ask her to suffer the sins of her father.” I tried to argue that Le Pen’s nationalist rhetoric was worrisome, but Maher cut me off. “You didn’t have an argument,” he told me. “You had a reaction.” “Nationalist, it’s just a word,” he said with disdain. “We get all freaked out because they say ‘Death to America’ in Iran, but Persian people will tell you that it doesn’t really, actually mean what you think it does.” It was at this point that I realized Maher’s Doubting Thomas ideology is, in its way, as rigid as any dogma, a reflexive contrarianism that works spectacularly well for him right up until it convinces him that it’s okay for a white person to call himself a “house nigger.” He can be just as dependent on slogans and talking points as the politicians he skewers on his show. And here, perhaps, was another important difference between him and his peers. Unlike John Oliver, who did seventeen minutes on the French election, Maher clearly had not done his homework about the most important European election of this century so far. We got on the plane. There was talk of Barbra Streisand’s birthday party, which Maher attended, but his thoughts returned to Le Pen. “Look, I’m not her fan,” he said, adjusting a baseball cap. “I’m just keeping an open mind and not swimming with the tide.” A computer readout showed our flight trajectory. We were still two hours from home. This story originally appeared in the August ’17 issue of Esquire.

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Milo Yiannopoulos thinks it’s a mistake that the ‘modern’ left’ wants ‘consistency’ – EntertainmentWise

What was this stupid thing that Yiannopoulos said? He was defending the fact that he is Catholic, which Maher thinks is irrational. To be fair to Maher, he thinks that all religions are irrational. Heres the stupidity (and Yiannopoulos wasnt joking or trying to be funny when he said it). Well everyone is capable of bullshit stupid thinking. And thats ok. Its a characteristic of the more modern left, I think, requiring this absolute consistency, and forgetting that people are messy and complicated, and forgetting also some other human truths, some realities of human psychology, like for instance, the reason that they want to police humor, which is very important to both of us, is that they cant control it, because the one thing that authoritarians hate is laughter because they cant control what people find funny. I have no problem with his view that people are messy and complicated. Im not sure who he is referring to when he makes the comment about human psychology and how the modern left doesnt like laughter because they cant control it. Is this Lena Dunham? I wish he would say who he is talking about. So this is unclear, but its not that stupid. What is so inane is his comment about the modern left requiring absolute consistency. I assume that he means logical consistency. If he does, then isnt this a requirement of reason, not the modern left? Is he actually saying that its good to be contradictory and the stupid left doesnt realize this? Is his reason that people are messy and complicated? OMG! He should take a course in basic logic! The reason he has given about people being messy and complicated has nothing to do with logical consistency. Only morons think inconsistency is a good thing. But lets try to be charitable to Yiannopoulos, something that he is clearly not good at, and something that is difficult for this blogger to do, especially after reading this article about him. Perhaps he is just saying that many foundational or basic beliefs, the kind you find in religion, cannot be justified; they are irrational. If this is what he meant, then its not that stupid a thing to say. I just dont know who besides the mathematician, W.K. Clifford, a subscriber to evidentialism, believes such a thing. I also dont know why he is so anti-Islam (or is it just certain Muslims?). Arent they messy and complicated? ISIS is just being irrational and the so-called modern left is ridiculous for being critical of this. Yianno (or Bruno2), when you accuse someone of saying something that you think is mistaken, do the right thing and say who youre referring to. Also, why is ISIS irrationality bad, but Catholic irrationality good? Is it just because the former are savages? But why is this rational? Watch this video and you will see him begin to ramble about the modern left starting at about minute 5:45. WTF? This is something that Lena Dunham might say. Ouch!

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The Tab Milo Yiannopoulos -led protest against CUNY commencement speaker Linda Sarsour turns violent New York Daily News The scuffle broke out after an unlikely band of protesters including conservative provocateur Pam Geller, Assemblyman Dov Hikind and alt-right bad boy Milo Yiannopoulos blasted CUNY's decision to select civil-rights activist Linda Sarsour. A … A bunch of freaks, haters and conspiracy theorists joined Milo Yiannopoulos at a New York protest just now The Tab Milo Yiannopoulos protests after CUNY commencement speech Daily Mail Protests erupt over university inviting Palestinian-American activist … ABC Action News Reuters  – Village Voice  – The Times of Israel all 29 news articles »

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Judge Reduces Sentence For Iraqi … – milo.yiannopoulos.net

An Iraqi migrant convicted of raping a 10-year-old boy in Vienna has reportedly had his sentence reduced from 7 to 4 years by a judge who felt the initial punishment was too draconian. According to Breitbart, on December 2, 2015 the convict, known as Amir A, brutally raped his victim in a swimming center. Amir would later chalk his actions up to the fact that he hadnt had sex in months and was experiencing a sexual emergency when he raped the boy. According to The Independent, when Amir then 20 took to the stand for his crime, the court heard how he dragged his victim into the cubicle, locked the door and raped him. The child reported the attack to a lifeguard, the outlet continues, and when police arrived they found Amir had returned to the pool and was playing on a diving board, making no attempt to flee. The court also heard that Amirs victim suffered both physical and mental injuries in the attack. According to The Independent, a judge initially handed Amir a six year sentence, which was overturned after Austrias Supreme Court ruled that the lower court had failed to establish whether or not the refugee knew his victim did not consent. Austria reportedly revisited the case and subsequently gave Amir a sentence of seven years, ordering him to pay5,000 to the victims family up from the4,700 initial amount. But now, according to Kronen Zeitung, Amir may have his sentence reducedagainafter his defense successfully argued that the seven year punishment was draconian judgement for a young adult. Image of the rapist via Kronen Zeitung Four years are appropriate here, JudgeThomas Philipp reportedly argued, claiming Amirs actions were merely a one-time incident and not repeated abuse. Philipp reportedly added that the fact that Amir was not 21 when he committed his crime also has to be taken into account. And so, despite the victim allegedly still suffering PTSD after the rape, Amir will be free in 2019.

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Aussie Senator Targeted By Notorious ‘Alt-Right’ Leader Milo … – Huffington Post Australia

Labor senator Katy Gallagher has spent the weekend being viciously trolled and having to fight off impersonators after being targeted by alt-right leader Milo Yiannopoulos over a year-old video about mansplaining. Yiannopoulous — a former editor of conservative outlet Breitbart News, and who has gained personal notoriety after controversial speaking tours and having his book deal cancelled over his comments about child abuse — posted a video of Gallagher to his 2.16 million Facebook followers on Friday. The video, titled “Mansplaining, what about womansplaining?” was of an incident in a Senate estimates hearing in February 2016 where Gallagher criticised communications minister Mitch Fifield for the answers he was giving to her questions. “I love the mansplaining. I’m enjoying it,” Gallagher said, in comments which were widely reported at the time. “Talking me through, by not answering the question, by repeating processes which are not related to the question I’ve asked… the slightly patronising and condescending way you’re responding to my questions.” It’s unclear why Yiannopoulos posted the video more than 15 months later, but it was shared widely and set off a storm of abuse directed at the ACT senator. At of time of writing, the video has been viewed 1.5 million times and has nearly 14,000 shares; considerably more engagement than many of Yiannopoulos’ other videos. Among the thousands of comments on the video, Gallagher is accused of “intellectual marxist crap”, being a “left wing lunatic” and “the epitome of everything that is wrong with the perpetual victimhood of the left”, among other far more offensive criticisms we won’t repeat. Yiannopoulos’ followers also searched out Gallagher’s own Facebook page, leaving further offensive comments there. BuzzFeed reported some critics even went as far as creating fake Facebook profiles in Gallagher’s name, to further attack her. Gallagher herself responded over the weekend, claiming her account had been hacked. Gallagher was, however, defended by an unlikely ally on Monday — Mitch Fifield, the man who she accused of mansplaining in the first place. Click below to follow HuffPost Australia Politics on Facebook! ALSO ON HUFFPOST AUSTRALIA

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MILO will release his debut book DANGEROUS on July 4th The most dangerous book in a generation will be available for pre-order from all major booksellers on June 5th Miami, FL. — MILO and his new publishing imprint Dangerous Books are pleased to announce that his debut book, DANGEROUS, will be released to the public on July 4th. Commenting on the release date, MILO said: Americans love to celebrate their independence with fireworks, so Ive decided to set off some of my own this year. DANGEROUS will be sold through Amazon and all other major booksellers. The book is being published by Dangerous Books, a new imprint of MILO, Inc. Milo commented on the publishing deal for DANGEROUS by saying, Simon & Schuster cut the heart and soul out of my book, and still wimped out on publishing it. Ive found the publishing industry to be filled with social justice killjoys, so instead of putting out a neutered book to make easy money, weve built a new publishing imprint to put out a truly dangerous book. DANGEROUS will be available for pre-order starting June 5th. To keep up to date with the latest news including teasers, previews, and limited edition pre-order offers, subscribe to the newsletter at www.dangerous-books.com.

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May 28, 2017   Posted in: Milo Yiannopoulos  Comments Closed

In his latest bid for attention, Milo Yiannopoulos says ‘Islam is AIDS’ – The Tab

The Tab In his latest bid for attention, Milo Yiannopoulos says 'Islam is AIDS' The Tab Cast your eyes back to February, when Donald Trump was just weeks into his presidency, La La Land was in cinemas,and Milo Yiannopoulos was crashing and burning in a pedophilia scandal. The right wing provocateur and former Breitbart editor's career …

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