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Madonna Sparks Debate By Posting Image Of Gay Jewish And Muslim Men About To Kiss



Pop star sensation Madonna has never been fearful of inviting controversy – or causing it – as she just did with an image she posted to Instagram.

On Sunday Madonna posted a controversial image to her Instagram page.

The image is of a gay Orthodox Jewish man (left) about to kiss a gay Muslim man (right).

Or not.

Perhaps they’re models.

Perhaps they’re not gay. Or Muslim. Or Jewish.

Jewish news agency JTA describes the image as showing “a Jewish man with side curls and wearing a large white knitted kippah of the Breslover Hasidic movement and an Arab man wearing a traditional Arab keffiyeh.”

Regardless, the Material Girl knows how to spark controversy, discussion, and debate, and what a great way to do it.

For millennia the Middle East has been a war zone of intellectual, spiritual, and physical battles between Christianity, Judaism, and Islam, and their adherents, followers, and advocates.

For millennia, and increasingly, homosexuality has been part of this debate.

So why not show a Muslim man and a Jewish man – no doubt many Muslim and Jewish gay couples exist – setting aside these debates and taking time to be human?

In fact, one commenter, as The Independent reported, says he (or she) is a personal testament to being in a bi-religious relationship.

“I don’t understand all the ppl here say it’s not possible I’m Jewish from Israel my boyfriend is Arab Muslim and we live together for 3 years now!”

Commenters on the image took all sides, but seemed overwhelmingly positive.

“This photo gives me goose bumps, I love you @madonna!!!!”

“I bow down to you. I think this is simply magnificent, who cares what Religion, sex or color we are. Love is love plain and simple. Applause for your guts and bravery once again. This is why there will ever only be one #queen @madonna

“Love it a human right!❤️💛💚💜💙”

One, however, offered, “No. Simply No.”

In less than 24 hours the image has received nearly 70,000 likes.

“During her Confessions tour, she had two male shirtless dancers on stage during Forbidden Love,” Gay Star News reports. “One was painted with a Muslim star and crescent on his chest and the other had a Star of David. While they appear to ‘fight’ throughout the song, they embrace at the end.”


Image: Madonna via Instagram

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Watch: Trump Jr. Falsely Accuses Democrats of Hoping Coronavirus ‘Kills Millions’ to End President’s ‘Streak of Winning’



Donald Trump Jr. is once again attacking Democrats, this time accusing them of politicizing the impending coronavirus pandemic as a means to harm his father, the President.

“For them to try to take a pandemic and seemingly hope that it comes here and kills millions of people so that they can end Donald Trump’s streak of winning, is a new level of sickness,” Trump Jr. told “Fox & Friends” Friday morning.

There are no reports of Democrats saying they hope coronavirus kills millions of Americans.

“I don’t know if this is coronavirus or Trump derangement syndrome but these people are infected badly,” he added. “It’s truly sick.”


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Mick Mulvaney Goes Nuts at CPAC and Accuses Media of Hyping Coronavirus to Bring Down Trump: ‘That’s What It’s All About’



White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney told the audience at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday that the media is only covering the spread of coronavirus because it’s out to get President Donald Trump.

According to the New York Times’ Annie Karni, Mulvaney accused the American media of using coronavirus as a political weapon, despite the fact that concerns about the virus led Japan to shut down its schools for at least a month.

“They think this will bring down the president,” Mulvaney said. “That’s what it’s all about.”

He then downplayed the health risks to Americans who contract the virus by arguing that the virus won’t kill everyone who contracts it.

“It’s not a death sentence,” he said. “It’s not the same as the Ebola crisis.”

In fact, it’s estimated that the mortality rate from contracting coronavirus is two percent, which is why several governments across the world are taking significant measures to protect their people from getting infected.


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Trump Isn’t Managing the Coronavirus Crisis or Anything Else – He Just Spent an Hour in the White House With Diamond & Silk



President Donald Trump isn’t doing anything except campaigning. Inside the Oval Office or outside the White House, Trump is only doing those things he think will help him get re-elected.

Take Thursday. Less than 24 hours after holding a 75-minute press conference, lying about – actually minimizing – the coronavirus threat, Trump has done nothing to reassure Americans or the markets. He has done nothing to amp up the federal government’s response to the impending pandemic.

What did Trump do?

Earlier: Trump Tried to Halt Stock Market Free Fall. He Lied About Coronavirus. The DOW Just Had the Biggest One-Day Drop in History.

He spent over a hour hanging out with right wing activists including “Diamond & Silk,” and Candace Owens, the former Turning Point USA communications director who left the college group after appearing to defend Hitler.

Here’s Bloomberg News’ Josh Wingrove:

But this was not the only thing Trump did on Thursday.

Right before his hour with Diamond and Silk and Candace Owens, then President spent 45 minutes meeting with “the cast of a bizarre right-wing play dramatizing the supposed ‘deep state’ plot at the FBI to frame Trump in the Russia investigation,” as Raw Story reports.

“We went for a 15 minute meeting that took 45 minutes, the playwright, Phelim McAleer, said. “We were there for 45 minutes in the Oval Office, and he loves it, he loves the play.”

Wingrove adds:

Friday Trump heads to South Carolina to campaign.


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