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(LifeSiteNews) – The Daily Beast issued an apology last week to John Paul Mac Isaac, the Delaware repairman who brought attention to Hunter Biden’s laptop. The apology comes in the wake of a million-dollar lawsuit filed by Mac Isaac against the Daily Beast for defamation.
The apology appears as an editor’s note as of Wednesday in a December 2020 article called “The Seeds of Hunter Biden’s Legal Woes Were Found on His Laptop.” The apology reads “An earlier version of this story mistakenly referred to Hunter Biden’s laptop as ‘stolen.’ We have removed that word, and we apologize to Mr. Mac Isaac for the error.”
Mac Isaac filed a lawsuit against the Daily Beast earlier this month for defamation caused by their coverage of the laptop. Also mentioned in the lawsuit are CNN, Politico, and House Intelligence Committee Chair Adam Schiff (D-CA). It is not clear if the apology was inspired by the lawsuit.
Mac Isaac first acquired the laptop in April 2019 when Hunter Biden left his laptop at Mac Isaac’s shop looking to get it repaired. When Biden failed to pick up the laptop, Mac Isaac handed the laptop’s contents to the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) and to Rudy Giuliani, who was acting as then-President Donald Trump’s lawyer.
The laptop’s contents, which link the Bidens to shady business dealings with China and Ukraine, were dismissed by the media as disinformation following a report by the New York Post that emails found on the laptop linked the Bidens to Ukrainian energy firm Burisma. The story was also censored on social media in the run-up to the 2020 presidential election, and Mac Isaac was accused of taking part in a “Russian disinformation campaign.”
Following social media’s censorship of the story, comments that Rep. Adam Schiff made to Wolf Blitzer on CNN, and negative coverage from other outlets, Mac Isaac began to receive hate mail and death threats, and his store was attacked with vegetables, eggs, and excrement. He was forced to close his business and had to spend a year in Colorado for his safety.
At least 135 U.S. teachers and teachers’ aides have already been arrested in 2022 for child-related sex crimes, ranging from child porn possession to rape, and these are only the cases reported by the media.
And, while the vast majority of teachers are upstanding citizens, we also know some are indoctrinating our children with the LGBT ideology and practices to "make an ally of them" at a wholly inappropriate age.
This is not acceptable, and must be stopped now.
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With Governor Ron DeSantis already taking action in Florida, banning instruction on sexuality and gender identity by teachers among third graders and younger, it's now time to see a federal push to effectively end such meddling in the minds of our children.
Parents have a responsibility to defend their children from those who overstep boundaries, whether that's in the form of LGBT propaganda, pornography, or other forms of sexualization in schools.
Too often the media downplays what's at stake: nothing less than the innocence of our children, and sometimes even their very lives, as this grieving Mom explained in March.
SIGN and SHARE: Congress must ban federal funding for schools who attempt to sexualize children.
76% of the arrests of teachers and aides for child-related sex-crimes this year involved assaults on students.
Jonathan van Maren reports that while one California teacher was charged with aggravated assault of a child, another was charged with 29 counts of child molestation.
A North Carolina science teacher was charged with 27 counts of first-degree sexual exploitation of a minor and 28 counts of “indecent liberties with a student.”
Parents need to construct every possible barrier to more children being abused, and one important way is to stop groomers and potential groomers from discussing sex with children in the classroom.
It is a violation of trust to introduce someone else's precious child to the minefield of sexuality, and it breaks down inhibitions that are meant to protect our most vulnerable young people.
SIGN TODAY: Pull federal funding from any school that sexualizes children
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“After fighting to reveal the truth, all I want now is for the rest of the country to know that there was a collective and orchestrated effort by social and mainstream media to block a real story with real consequences for the nation,” Mac Isaac told the New York Post earlier this month.
“This was collusion led by 51 former pillars in the intelligence community and backed by words and actions of a politically motivated [Department of Justice] and FBI,” Mac Isaac continued. “I want … to reveal that collusion and more importantly, who gave the marching orders.”
Politico first gave credence to the story in September 2021, citing a book by Politico reporter Ben Schreckinger. The book, The Bidens: Inside the First Family’s Fifty-Year Rise to Power, detailed the authenticity of the laptop’s contents as originally reported by the Post.
Last March, the New York Times reported that emails found on the laptop were authenticated by a federal investigation into Biden’s tax filings. According to the Times, emails found on the laptop were “authenticated by people familiar with them and with the investigation.”
The Washington Post followed the Times report days later, claiming that two security experts had determined that emails taken from the laptop detailing Biden’s dealings with a Chinese energy firm were authentic.
Earlier this month, NBC reported that the laptop’s contents were authentic, following years of branding it as disinformation.
In spite of the evidence, the White House has said that President Joe Biden never got involved with his son’s business dealings. Polling from April shows that nearly two-thirds of Americans believe that the president has likely been compromised by his family’s business dealings with China.