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Trump rushes to Twitter to slam peaceful anti-racist protesters in Boston

"Looks like many anti-police agitators"<p>Protesters against the alt-right are now “anti-police agitators” to the president, apparently.<p>Tens of thousands of people came out to protest white supremacists in Boston on Saturday and Donald Trump rushed to Twitter to suggest they fomented violence against …

Donald Trump

Anti-racism protesters totally eclipsed Boston's right-wing Free Speech rally

The Boston Free Speech rally, which many feared would draw a violent crowd of white supremacists Saturday, was instead overshadowed by thousands of counter-protesters denouncing bigotry and racism.<p>The dueling demonstrations on Boston Common showed a shocking disparity in size. As Vox’s Alex Ward …

U.S. Politics

Van Jones: “There was only one white guy in Hillary Clinton’s ad — and it was Donald Trump”

CNN commentator on the "orange asteroid that hit the earth," and the lessons we must learn to recover and rebuild<p>Donald Trump’s election was a shock and trauma to the American system of governance. It also caused great pain to the American people. Some observers have suggested that the “guardrails” …

Elections

LOLs in Hell: The 10 best late-night Trump slams

From Bee to Colbert and from Kimmel to Jefferies, these are the 10 best Trump late-night Trump takes<p>With Donald Trump as president, and the wild, incessant news cycle he has created, late-night shows from “Jimmy Kimmel Live” to “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee” have helped Americans maintain at …

Comedy

Republicans alarmed and ‘taken aback’ at White House’s flaccid response Bannon threats: report

In a <i>Washington Post</i> story about the departure of White House chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon and his return to the “alt-right” web platform …

The White House

Here's How Trump May Have Just Killed Fox News

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is said to be dreaming of starting a television network that is to the right of Fox News. Bannon has …

Donald Trump

False–Flag Human Alex Jones Gets Bathed in Coffee and Trolled by Seattle Police

Normally a white, raging lunatic standing on a Seattle street corner harassing passersby wouldn’t be newsworthy. But something special happened on …

Alex Jones

Right-Wing 'Free Speech' Rally In Boston Forced To End Early Because Of Embarrassing Turnout

As an estimated 20,000 people turned out in Boston to march against white supremacist hate, the originally planned “free speech” rally in the same …

Boston

Trump fans looks like chumps after promoting old RNC photo as Boston march pic

A popular meme making the rounds of conservative Twitter was instantly debunked on Saturday after pro-Trump tweeters forgot to crop out a sign in the …

Republican National Convention

Charities dump Trump: More than a dozen groups cancel fundraisers at Mar-a-Lago

So far 16 charities have pulled out of holding their events at Trump's club<p>Since Donald Trump blamed “both sides” for the deadly violence in Charlottesville last weekend, 16 charities have canceled their events at his Mar-a-Lago golf club.<p>On Friday, The American Red Cross said it nixed their plan …

Donald Trump

5 Things the Mainstream Media Missed About Charlottesville

While the media focused closely on the spectacle of white polos and khaki pants worn by the killer, most sources missed a long backstory of far-right …

Racism

Big Win! So-Called Right To Work Law Suspended In Missouri

OK, this is a BFD, people!The workers in Missouri busted their butts and gathered three times the needed signatures to put a stop to the state's …

Right To Work

Ttens of thousands of people just showed Nazis (and Donald Trump) what really makes America great

Michael Dwyer/AP<p>One week after a bitterly violent protest in Charlottesville, Va., that left one woman dead and 19 injured, tens of thousands of …

Racism

The Dictionary Humiliates Trump With The Ultimate Troll Job After He Misspells Heals As Heels

The twitter account Merriam-Webster took down Trump after he, or someone in his White House, tried to sound presidential, but ended up embarrassing …

Donald Trump

‘It’s a total mess’: GOP sheriffs reportedly under pressure from Trump to break the law

The White House is allegedly asking some sheriffs keep undocumented immigrants in local jails longer than is legally allowable under federal court …

Republican Party

It’s Not About ‘White Culture’

“I came to this march for the message that white European culture has a right to be here just like every other culture,” a white nationalist …

Racism

‘Nazis Are Not Welcome Here’: 20,000 Gather In Boston To March Against White Supremacy

Hoping to overpower a planned right-wing rally in Boston, Massachusetts on Saturday, up to 20,000 counter-protesters turned out to say that Nazis and …

Racism

Andy Borowitz -- Trump Says Sun Equally to Blame for Blocking Moon

Attacking the media for its “very unfair” coverage of Monday’s solar eclipse, Donald Trump said that the sun was equally to blame for blocking the …

Calls for FBI investigate to Dana Rohrabacher’s meeting with Julian Assange grow

More evidence reveals how Julian Assange is a tool of Vladimir Putin<p>Just to be clear, I am an advocate of political and corporate transparency. So too, I would imagine, are many of Julian Assange’s supporters.<p>Do you know who doesn’t support transparency, though? Julian Assange.<p>Sure, he supports …

Julian Assange

WATCH: Joy Reid stumps Trump-supporting pastor with question about what president has done for black people

MSNBC host Joy Reid cornered a Donald Trump-loving black pastor who has refused to abandon his faith in the president and challenged him to come up …

Donald Trump

The Corruption of the Law - Truthdig: Expert Reporting, Current News, Provocative Columnists

ISLE AU HAUT, Maine—I drink coffee in the morning on a round, ornate oak table that once belonged to Harlan Fiske Stone, a U.S. Supreme Court justice …

Law

After Charlottesville, do we really need an HBO show that imagines the South won?

In light of the violence that erupted in Charlottesville, Virginia after a white nationalist rally organized to protest the removal of a General …

Game of Thrones

Betsy DeVos's ''School Choice'' Is Really Crony Capitalism

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos says she supports "great public schools," but her actions continue to show her hypocrisy on that subject.<p>Her …

Education

Charlottesville Was a Preview of the Future of the Republican Party

I hope you appreciated your recent introduction to the future leadership of the Republican Party this past week. It happened in Charlottesville, …

Republican Party

WATCH: This is how outnumbered right-wing protesters were in Boston on Saturday

This video, taken Saturday of the crowds on Boston Common shows the disparity in size between the right-wing “Free Speech” demonstrators assembled …

Trump Attacks Peaceful Anti-Racism Boston Protesters As 'Anti-Police Agitators'

Ignoring the fact that Saturday’s anti-racism gathering of 20,000 people was peaceful and had no major reports of violence, Donald Trump took to …

Donald Trump

Neo–Nazi Site The Daily Stormer Returns Online Thanks to a 20–Year–Old Asian American

Citing the need to protect free speech, 20–year–old Nick Lim and his Seattle–based tech startup BitMitigate helped the neo–Nazi website The Daily …

Racism

The Virtues of Tearing Down Statues Depends on Where They are Standing

<i>Remembering history’s good; celebrating it, not so much</i><p>I was a Fulbright professor of journalism in 1991, posted for a year in the Graduate School of …

China

Article: Why Trump Could Be Gone Before 2020

From Counterpunch<p>(Image by Photo by Mark Taylor) Permission Details DMCA<p>- Advertisement -<p>A story that appeared in the leading inside-Washington …

Donald Trump

‘Is he in kindergarten?’: CNN guest rips Republican for giving Trump’s Boston response a ‘gold star’

Trump booster Ben Ferguson — no relation to this reporter — got called out on CNN for his ridiculously “low bar” for President Donald Trump and his …

Donald Trump