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Nick Cannon Called Whites and Jews ‘True Savages’ and ‘Closer to Animals’ — Now He’s Unemployed

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“They have to rob, steal, rape, kill and fight in order to survive,” Nick Cannon said about white people as a whole in a podcast last month with former Public Enemy rapper Professor Griff — who is known himself for having said that Jews are “wicked” many years ago.

The two embarked on an hour-and-half long conversation that encompassed many topics — including racist remarks against white and Jewish people.

Cannon was the executive producer and chairman of TeenNick and the executive producer of MTV’s Wild ‘N Out — he’s since been fired from the network.

Among the comments made, Cannon said whites are “a little less,” “closer to animals” then other races, and “[whites] had to be savages, they had to be barbaric, because they’re in these Nordic mountains, they’re in these rough torrential environments.” Cannon made strange connections between skin pigment colors and the actions and beliefs each race has a result.

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His guest, Professor Griff, was kicked from Public Enemy in 1989 for saying all Jews are “wicked.” To this controversy, Griff told Cannon that “I’m hated now because I told the truth.” Cannon said he was “speaking facts.”

“Semitic people are black people” Cannon said in the episode. “You can’t be anti-Semitic when we are the Semitic people.”

This slew of comments did not please his employer, ViacomCBS, where he has worked for over two decades.

“ViacomCBS’s statement on the firing said, “We are deeply troubled that Nick has failed to acknowledge or apologize for perpetuating anti-Semitism, and we are terminating our relationship with him.”

Interestingly, Breitbart reported that Charlamagne Tha God reacted to the news by saying Cannon’s firing proves that Jews “have the power.”

He said that white people have a “history of mass racial violence in this country” and “that’s what you can do when you have the power. … Listen, Nick is my guy. I hate it had to be him, but that’s what you can do when you have the power. And if there’s one thing Jewish people have showed us, it’s they have the power.”

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NY Lawmakers want to tax tech giants to get $500M to fund unemployment benefits for illegal migrants

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New York lawmakers are debating over a proposed Democratic initiative that would pave the way for a multibillion-dollar fund designed to provide unemployment benefits for illegal immigrants. Spearheaded by state Senator Jessica Ramos, a Queens Democrat, the proposal has ignited passionate discussions within the Senate Finance Committee, where it currently awaits further deliberation.

The Center Square reports the proposal would utilize a $500 million trust fund earmarked specifically to offer jobless benefits for individuals who find themselves ineligible for traditional unemployment payments and other public assistance programs. To finance this ambitious endeavor, proponents of the plan are advocating for the imposition of a novel tax targeting tech behemoths like Google and Amazon. This tax, aimed at digital advertising revenue, is projected to generate hundreds of millions of dollars to sustain the fund.

Ramos has alluded to her belief that migrants are a fundamental contribution to the state’s economy. Despite their authorization to work, payment of taxes, and active involvement in the labor force, undocumented immigrants face a glaring disparity—they are excluded from accessing vital safety nets like unemployment benefits if they lose their jobs.

In a social media post, Ramos cited the expiration of federal unemployment insurance for freelancers and the depletion of the Excluded Workers Fund. She argues vehemently for a safety net aligned with the evolving dynamics of the labor market, one that extends support to all workers, regardless of their immigration status.

The proposed fund, aptly named the Unemployment Bridge Program, outlines comprehensive eligibility criteria encompassing a spectrum of marginalized workers—from undocumented migrants to freelancers and individuals recently released from incarceration or immigrant detention. By establishing clear guidelines and procedures, the program endeavors to streamline the application process, ensuring equitable access to unemployment benefits for those in need.

The initiative comes in the wake of prolonged deliberations regarding jobless benefits for undocumented immigrants and nontraditional workers in New York. Amid the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, the state previously allocated $2.1 billion to the Excluded Workers Fund, offering a lifeline to those excluded from conventional unemployment benefits.

Gov. Kathy Hochul’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2025 underscores a commitment to supporting asylum seekers, with significant allocations directed towards housing and legal assistance. The proposal has met with opposition from Republicans, who argue for prioritizing legal residents and taxpayers in the allocation of state resources. Senate Minority Leader Rob Ortt contends that limited resources should be reserved exclusively for those who have contributed to the state’s tax base.

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