Leaked Video of Trump Goofing Off During National Anthem at Sunday's Super Bowl Has People Calling Him Out
President Donald Trump has been very clear about his stance on any protests against police brutality, racial inequality and injustice that occur during the national anthem.
Less clear is his stance on his own behavior.
People Are Calling Out Donald Trump's Hypocrisy After He Slammed 'Paid' Protesters in a Morning Tweet
Finally securing the confirmation of Justice Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court wasn't enough for President Donald Trump.
Trump has taken to Twitter to decry the many protesters who mobilized outside of the Supreme Court building and the United States Capitol, as well as those who disrupted Kavanaugh's hearing process in acts of civil disobedience.
Venezuela authorities investigating numerous animal thefts from the Zulia Metropolitan Zoological Park in Maracaibo, Venezuela, suspect that the stolen zoo animals are being sold as food. “What we presume is that they [were taken] with the intention of eating them,” said Luis Morales of the National Police.
Reuters reports that at least ten species of animals including a buffalo, two wild boar-like collared peccaries, and two South American tapirs have gone missing from the zoo in the last two months. Zoo head Leonardo Nunez believes the buffalo was dismembered and cut into pieces before it was taken off-site, and according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature, the tapirs are vulnerable to extinction.
A D.C. Superior Court judge ruled yesterday that DreamHost, a Los Angeles-based tech company which hosts the website Disruptj20.org, must provide email addresses and other computer information from people who visited the anti-Trump website ahead of his inauguration.
During an hour-long hearing, attorneys for Dreamhost argued the federal search warrant was too broad and would include information about people who visited the site but were not part of violent Inauguration Day rioting which injured six police officers and caused tens of thousands of dollars in damage. Prosecutors in DC have indicted nearly 200 people on local rioting charges since Inauguration Day; 19 have pled guilty to date.
A Twitter account called Yes, You're Racist has been publicly outing white supremacists who attended "Unite the Right" demonstrations following a decision by the city of Charlottesville to remove a statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee. The user of the account asked followers to send the names and social media profiles of anyone they recognized at the protests.
The standoff between First Americans and authorities at Standing Rock grew more violent as North Dakota law enforcement deployed tear gas, rubber bullets, water cannons and concussion grenades on 400 protesters trapped on the Backwater Bridge on Highway 1806, just north of the main protest camp.
“They were attacked with water cannons,” said LaDonna Brave Bull Allard, a Standing Rock Sioux tribe member and founder of the Sacred Stone camp. “It is 23 degrees [-5 °C] out there with mace, rubber bullets, pepper spray, etc. They are being trapped and attacked. Pray for my people.”
Americans shocked by the election of Donald Trump made their opposition known through large-scale protests, walkouts, and marches across major US cities yesterday. Minorities, LGBTs, the disabled, and women fearful of what a Trump presidency will mean for their lives and communities helped lead the actions in the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, Seattle, Portland, Pittsburgh, Chicago, and New York, among other cities in predominantly blue states that voted heavily against Trump.
Thousands of protesters in Chicago took to the streets to yell "Not my President" and "F--- Trump" outside Trump International Hotel & Tower. In New York, thousands of demonstrators chanted and banged drums as they marched up Sixth Avenue.