This was like watching Eric Cartman give a press conference. The Washington Post reports: President Trump on Tuesday said that counterprotesters at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville over the weekend acted violently and should share the blame for the mayhem that left a woman dead and many others injured. The president also defended those protesting… Continue Reading →
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Iron & Wine covers Bonnie Raitt, who covered Paul Siebel’s song:
Protests in Charlottesville have turned violent. Here’s the most disturbing incident: A driver appeared to intentionally ram into a group of counterprotestors at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, leaving at least 10 injured. Police say the injuries range in severity from life-threatening to minor. It is unclear if the driver of the car has… Continue Reading →
This feels all too familiar. After watching the violence unfold in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend, after watching white supremacists descend on the city where I went to medical school, and onto the University of Virginia campus where I became a doctor, this is what I said to myself. I’ve seen this anger before. For four… Continue Reading →
Several service providers are kicking off right-wing hate groups off their platforms. I only hope the number grows.
And no, this has nothing to do with the 1st Amendment, which protects us from government retribution. Nothing protects you from the consequences of your hate speech in the world at large.
A video showing a 21-year-old Texas woman being strip searched for marijuana outside of a car in 2015 is now circulating, this after charges of official oppression against two Harris County deputies were dropped and a third deputy involved was not charged. Watch the聽full video here. Watch the video RELATED: He thought he was filming his… Continue Reading →
I don’t think it was stupid. I think he was consciously enabling them:
Throughout his campaign and presidency, Donald Trump has been reluctant to criticize domestic terrorism and hate groups operating within the United States. The president has focused almost solely on foreign threats but the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security reportedly informed Trump months ago about the domestic threat.
In a May intelligence bulletin published by Foreign Policy magazine on Monday, DHS and the FBI pointed out that attacks by white supremacists on U.S. soil far outnumbered every other type of terrorist threat.
The agencies concluded that attacks by white supremacists “likely will continue to pose a threat of lethal violence over the next year.”