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On Friday, Ben Affleck appeared on HBO's Real Time With Bill Maher as part of the promotional campaign for his latest film, Gone Girl.

Though both are famously left-leaning in their political beliefs, Affleck and Maher got into a heated debate with regard to so-called "Islamo-Fascism," with Maher arguing that violence and contempt for other faiths are inherent to the Muslim belief system, and Affleck countering that Maher is simply prejudiced against adherents to the world's second-largest religion.

It's a thorny issue and the debate seems to have no easy answer - unless, of course, you're Bill O'Reilly.

"Maher is correct on the overall impact Islam is having on the world right now," O'Reilly said on his Fox News talk show last night. "Ben Affleck should understand that he himself would be beheaded in a heartbeat by these ISIS animals."

While it's true that ISIS has beheaded multiple American civilians and filmed the horrific acts as part of their efforts to strike fear into the hearts of world leaders, we can't help but feel that - as usual - O'Reilly has missed the point of this debate entirely.

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Joe Biden is in Los Angeles this week.

As a result, that city has closed down a number of streets and created quite a few traffic jams in the process.

This is sort of understandable, Jimmy Kimmel reasoned on his talk show last night, because he is the Vice President of the United States and all. But, come on, Kimmel also asked. Is it really necessary?!?

After all, does anyone even know who Joe Biden is? No, really... anyone at all?

Kimmel sent a reporter out to the streets of Hollywood Boulevard to pose this very simple question, with the answers ranging from a "man" to a "terrorist group" to someone who would not get along with Barack Obama because Biden is white.

Pray for our nation and watch this video now:

Previously, Kimmel also proved that nearly no one knows the words to The Star-Spangled Banner.

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19 Kids and Counting star Jessa Duggar recently incurred the Internet's wrath for comparing the Holocaust to abortion during a trip to Washington, D.C.

But is it really as simple as that? A closer reading of her thoughts suggests not.

Jessa Seewald Photo

The controversy arose after Jessa visited the Holocaust Museum and wrote on her Instagram about the unspeakable genocide that occurred during World War II.

In the young Duggar's mind, and everyone else's, this atrocity took place because people abused power, victimizing those whose lives they viewed as lesser.

She wasn't making a political statement in her mind, but a moral one.

Jessa, who is engaged to Ben Seewald, went on to express heartache the for innocents who lost their lives because others deemed them unworthy of it.

Yes, she went on to mention abortion as part of her post, and her apparent belief in creationism is another story, but read the full context of it below:

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Chelsea Clinton is a mother for the first time. The global activist and former First Daughter, 34, welcomed a baby girl with her husband Marc Mezvinsky!

“Marc and I are full of love, awe and gratitude as we celebrate the birth of our daughter, Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky,” Clinton wrote late Friday night.

Chelsea Clinton, Husband Marc Mezvinsky

Months after announcing she and Mezvinsky hoped to make 2014 the “Year of the Baby,” Chelsea, confirmed in April that the couple were expecting.

“I certainly feel all the better whether it’s a girl or a boy that she or he will grow up in world filled with so many strong female leaders,” she said.

Appropriately, Bill and Hillary Clinton's only child made the announcement at a Clinton Foundation event for the empowerment of girls and young women.

Her mom, the former Secretary of State, has been excited for the arrival, stockpiling kids' books and planning to have a car seat in her own vehicle.

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Attorney General Eric Holder, a prominent member of the Obama administration since it began, will resign his post Thursday, according to multiple news reports.

The President is expected to announce the resignation this afternoon. Holder will stay on until his successor is confirmed, a White House official said.

Holder has long signaled he plans to leave the job by the end of this year, and has had several discussions with Barack Obama about his exit.

Among those mentioned as possible successors is former White House counsel Kathyrn Ruemmler, according to people familiar with the discussions.

Other candidates being considered by the White House are Solicitor General Donald Verrilli, along with Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara.

The first African American attorney general, Holder is one of a few remaining cabinet members whose tenures date back to Obama's inauguration.

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Some are calling it the “latte salute.” Others prefer the coffee salute, and/or the single most baffling display of disrespect in the history of the U.S.A.

Call it what you want, President Barack Obama saluted two Marines today while holding a hot beverage ... in a video posted by the White House's OWN INSTAGRAM!

Fascinating moments in social media fails.

Obama stepped off Marine One at the Wall Street landing zone in New York City this afternoon, en route to the United Nations General Assembly.

As he saluted two Marines at the bottom of the stairs, the sunglasses-wearing president only managed a half-salute, since he was holding a coffee and all.

The odd gesture appeared in an Instagram video posted by the White House's account, which is bizarre and begs many questions in and of itself.

Why share something like this when it's just asking for ridicule - which it got, and then some - with critics slamming the unorthodox salute as “un-presidential.”

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Earlier this month, the entire Palin family was involved in a brawl at a party in Anchorage, Alaska.

Even though she doesn't read newspapers, family matriarch and woman who came frighteningly close to being our vice president -Sarah Palin - somehow found out that her family was portrayed by the media in a less-than-favorable fashion following the fight, and she's madder than a bull moose with a burr on his butt, you betcha:

Thumbs Up From Sarah Palin

"As you can imagine [my kids] and my extended family have experienced so many things that may have crushed others without a strong foundation of faith," wrote Palin on her Facebook page.

"I'm thankful for my friends' prayer shield that surrounds, allowing them to remain their anchor. Thank you, prayer warriors!"

Powerful stuff. Sounds like her family has been through a lot. Hey, you know who else has been through a lot? The people who were violently attacked by the entire Palin family at a party!

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Clear eyes. Full Hearts. Can't believe this incredible throwback photo!

In Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's new memoir, "Off the Sidelines," the politician talks about her life in and out of office, including her thoughts on the current system of government and many other personal tidbits.

But whatever. No one is talking about that stuff at the moment.

Instead, the Internet is focused on a picture Gillibrand includes in the book: It's of her and her roommate for a study abroad trip at Dartmouth: yup, that's actress Connie Britton!

Connie Britton and Kirsten Gillibrand

"We were quite adventurous," Gillibrand told HuffPost Live of her time with Britton in China. "We'd spend every weekend going someplace new in China and seeing and experiencing different things."

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Islamic State militants released a video Saturday showing the beheading of aid worker David Haines, the latest in a disturbing series of such executions.

The 44-year-old Haines, who was British, was abducted in Syria in 2013 while working for an international aid agency. His whereabouts had been unknown.

The British government had kept the kidnapping secret out of concern for his safety until another video was recently released by Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL.

ISIS' video identified him as a captive, showing him in an orange jumpsuit and calling out Prime Minister David Cameron personally for his soon-to-be beheading.

The British Foreign Office had said late Saturday that it was "working urgently to verify the video," but Cameron's statement left little room for ambiguity:

"The murder of David Haines is an act of pure evil. My heart goes out to his family who have shown extraordinary courage and fortitude."

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This has been a rough few days for President Barack Obama.

First, a kid totally hated being in the Oval Office with him.

Then, Michael Moore referred to Obama as a huge disappointment.

Now, a student named Madison at a D.C. charter school has reacted to a surprise visit by the President by leveling with the most powerful man on the planet and telling him:

I sort of wish you had been Beyonce.

HA! Watch her make this admission and then try to backpedal from it, all while Obama takes it in stride. He's used to criticism these days...

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