Liberal Watchdog Group Condemns Protest Outside Tucker Carlson’s Home

Liberal watchdog group Media Matters for America denounced a protest that took place outside the home of Tucker Carlson, telling TheWrap on Thursday that the use of “abusive” intimidation tactics were unacceptable.

“Attempts to intimidate and other abusive conduct is not acceptable. It’s not acceptable when Tucker Carlson and others on Fox News do it — and what happened at Carlson’s home and to his family is not acceptable. Period,” said the media watchdog organization.

“If you are interested in holding Tucker Carlson accountable and reducing his influence, start by first holding yourself to a higher standard and then by contacting Fox News’ advertisers and urging them to stop financially supporting racism.”

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The condemnation is notable, as Media Matters has been among the strongest and most persistent critics of Fox News for years. The organization has been the primary force behind boycotts that have devastated network stars like Glenn Beck, Bill O’Reilly and Laura Ingraham. Their team of researchers comb through Fox News coverage to isolate offensive moments that are sent to channel sponsors.

The MMFA condemnation was seconded by the organization’s senior fellow Matthew Gertz.

“This behavior is way over the line,” said Gertz. “Going to someone’s home, breaking their door, and terrorizing their family is unacceptable. It’s also extremely counterproductive if your interest is actually in reducing his influence.”

This behavior is way over the line. Going to someone’s home, breaking their door, and terrorizing their family is unacceptable. It’s also extremely counterproductive if your interest is actually in reducing his influence. https://t.co/6isCJZIwvC

— Matthew Gertz (@MattGertz) November 8, 2018

On Wednesday evening, a protest group showed up at Carlson’s D.C. home to hurl insults and warn the Fox News host that they knew where he lived. Carlson was not home at the time, but his wife, Susan Andrews, was and hid in the pantry while she called 911, according to The Washington Post.

“We are outside your home to protest your fascism and racism,” said an unnamed man off camera, according to video of the incident. Several protesters later began chanting in unison: “We know where you sleep at night.”

LIVE IN DC: Activists call out Fox News’ @TuckerCarlson the new voice of Bannonism- at home #KnockKnockFascists https://t.co/uX0hbRsBq3

— BlackLivesMatter DC (@DMVBlackLives) November 7, 2018

“I called my wife,” Carlson told the Post. “Someone started throwing himself against the front door and actually cracked the front door.”

In a statement, Fox News, also condemned the protest and urged everyone to be more respectful of differing points of view:

The incident that took place at Tucker’s home last night was reprehensible. The violent threats and intimidation tactics toward him and his family are completely unacceptable. We as a nation have become far too intolerant of different points of view. Recent events across our country clearly highlight the need for a more civil, respectful, and inclusive national conversation. Those of us in the media and in politics bear a special obligation to all Americans, to find common ground.

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Liberal watchdog group Media Matters for America denounced a protest that took place outside the home of Tucker Carlson, telling TheWrap on Thursday that the use of “abusive” intimidation tactics were unacceptable.

“Attempts to intimidate and other abusive conduct is not acceptable. It’s not acceptable when Tucker Carlson and others on Fox News do it — and what happened at Carlson’s home and to his family is not acceptable. Period,” said the media watchdog organization.

“If you are interested in holding Tucker Carlson accountable and reducing his influence, start by first holding yourself to a higher standard and then by contacting Fox News’ advertisers and urging them to stop financially supporting racism.”

The condemnation is notable, as Media Matters has been among the strongest and most persistent critics of Fox News for years. The organization has been the primary force behind boycotts that have devastated network stars like Glenn Beck, Bill O’Reilly and Laura Ingraham. Their team of researchers comb through Fox News coverage to isolate offensive moments that are sent to channel sponsors.

The MMFA condemnation was seconded by the organization’s senior fellow Matthew Gertz.

“This behavior is way over the line,” said Gertz. “Going to someone’s home, breaking their door, and terrorizing their family is unacceptable. It’s also extremely counterproductive if your interest is actually in reducing his influence.”

On Wednesday evening, a protest group showed up at Carlson’s D.C. home to hurl insults and warn the Fox News host that they knew where he lived. Carlson was not home at the time, but his wife, Susan Andrews, was and hid in the pantry while she called 911, according to The Washington Post.

“We are outside your home to protest your fascism and racism,” said an unnamed man off camera, according to video of the incident. Several protesters later began chanting in unison: “We know where you sleep at night.”

“I called my wife,” Carlson told the Post. “Someone started throwing himself against the front door and actually cracked the front door.”

In a statement, Fox News, also condemned the protest and urged everyone to be more respectful of differing points of view:

The incident that took place at Tucker’s home last night was reprehensible. The violent threats and intimidation tactics toward him and his family are completely unacceptable. We as a nation have become far too intolerant of different points of view. Recent events across our country clearly highlight the need for a more civil, respectful, and inclusive national conversation. Those of us in the media and in politics bear a special obligation to all Americans, to find common ground.

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Fox News Condemns ‘Violent Threats and Intimidation’ Against Tucker Carlson

Fox News condemned a protest that took place outside the Washington D.C. residence of host Tucker Carlson on Wednesday evening, in which demonstrators chanted and threw things at the home.

In a statement on Thursday, Fox News called the incident “reprehensible” and called for a “more inclusive national conversation”

The incident that took place at Tucker’s home last night was reprehensible. The violent threats and intimidation tactics toward him and his family are completely unacceptable. We as a nation have become far too intolerant of different points of view. Recent events across our country clearly highlight the need for a more civil, respectful, and inclusive national conversation. Those of us in the media and in politics bear a special obligation to all Americans, to find common ground.

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On Wednesday evening, protesters showed up at Carlson’s home, chanting threatening slogans, including a reminder that they knew where he lived.

“We are outside your home to protest your fascism and racism,” said an unnamed man off camera, before several began chanting in unisons “We know where you sleep at night.”

LIVE IN DC: Activists call out Fox News’ @TuckerCarlson the new voice of Bannonism- at home #KnockKnockFascists https://t.co/uX0hbRsBq3

— BlackLivesMatter DC (@DMVBlackLives) November 7, 2018

Carlson was not home at the time of the incident, but his wife was in the kitchen at the time.

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“I called my wife,” Carlson told the Washington Post. “Someone started throwing himself against the front door and actually cracked the front door.”

Carlson’s wife, Susan Andrews, hid in the pantry and called 9-1-1 over what she thought was a home invasion. The couple also have four children, none of whom were home at the time, the Post reported.

The protest was strongly condemned, with even Fox News’ ferocious critics saying that the intimidation tactics were unacceptable and counterproductive.

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“This behavior is way over the line,” said Media Matters fellow Matthew Gertz. “Going to someone’s home, breaking their door, and terrorizing their family is unacceptable. It’s also extremely counterproductive if your interest is actually in reducing his influence.”

This behavior is way over the line. Going to someone’s home, breaking their door, and terrorizing their family is unacceptable. It’s also extremely counterproductive if your interest is actually in reducing his influence. https://t.co/6isCJZIwvC

— Matthew Gertz (@MattGertz) November 8, 2018

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Fox News condemned a protest that took place outside the Washington D.C. residence of host Tucker Carlson on Wednesday evening, in which demonstrators chanted and threw things at the home.

In a statement on Thursday, Fox News called the incident “reprehensible” and called for a “more inclusive national conversation”

The incident that took place at Tucker’s home last night was reprehensible. The violent threats and intimidation tactics toward him and his family are completely unacceptable. We as a nation have become far too intolerant of different points of view. Recent events across our country clearly highlight the need for a more civil, respectful, and inclusive national conversation. Those of us in the media and in politics bear a special obligation to all Americans, to find common ground.

On Wednesday evening, protesters showed up at Carlson’s home, chanting threatening slogans, including a reminder that they knew where he lived.

“We are outside your home to protest your fascism and racism,” said an unnamed man off camera, before several began chanting in unisons “We know where you sleep at night.”

Carlson was not home at the time of the incident, but his wife was in the kitchen at the time.

“I called my wife,” Carlson told the Washington Post. “Someone started throwing himself against the front door and actually cracked the front door.”

Carlson’s wife, Susan Andrews, hid in the pantry and called 9-1-1 over what she thought was a home invasion. The couple also have four children, none of whom were home at the time, the Post reported.

The protest was strongly condemned, with even Fox News’ ferocious critics saying that the intimidation tactics were unacceptable and counterproductive.

“This behavior is way over the line,” said Media Matters fellow Matthew Gertz. “Going to someone’s home, breaking their door, and terrorizing their family is unacceptable. It’s also extremely counterproductive if your interest is actually in reducing his influence.”

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Amy Schumer Wonders Why More White NFL Players Don’t Kneel: ‘How Are You Not Complicit?’

Comedian Amy Schumer questions why more white players in the National Football League aren’t kneeling in protest with their fellow teammates.
Schumer took to Instagram on Friday to offer some thoughts on the protests during the National Anthem an…

Comedian Amy Schumer questions why more white players in the National Football League aren’t kneeling in protest with their fellow teammates.

Schumer took to Instagram on Friday to offer some thoughts on the protests during the National Anthem and to support activist and former quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

“Once you witness the truly deep inequality and endless racism people of color face in our country, not to mention the police brutality and murders. Why not kneel next to your brothers? Otherwise how are you not complicit?” Schumer wrote in her post. “Anyone who says its disrespectful to our military please read up on the fact that a lot of veterans are proud of what [Colin Kaepernick] is doing and fully support him. What are your thoughts?”

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Friday thought. I wonder why more white players aren’t kneeling. Once you witness the truly deep inequality and endless racism people of color face in our country, not to mention the police brutality and murders. Why not kneel next to your brothers? Otherwise how are you not complicit? I think it would be cool if @maroon5 backed out of super bowl like @badgalriri Did. I personally told my reps I wouldn’t do a Super Bowl commercial this year. I know it must sound like a privilege ass sacrifice but it’s all i got. Hitting the nfl with the advertisers is the only way to really hurt them. I know opposing the nfl is like opposing the nra. Very tough, but don’t you want to be proud of how you’re living? Stand up for your brothers and sisters of color. And the hottest thing a guy can do is get down on one knee. Not to propose but to reject the treatment of his teammates by this country. Anyone who says its disrespectful to our military please read up on the fact that a lot of veterans are proud of what @kaepernick7 is doing and fully support him. What are your thoughts?

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Kaepernick began kneeling during the National Anthem before NFL games during the 2016 season as a means of raising awareness, and protesting racial inequality in America and the shooting deaths of unarmed black men, women and children by police officers.

The number of NFL players taking up the protest and kneeling during the anthem has dwindled as the league has attempted to curtail the issue.

The protests created a firestorm in the media and among football fans. President Donald Trump made the protests one of his main issues on Twitter, saying that players who kneel during the National Anthem should be fired.

Schumer also said it “would be cool” if Maroon 5 pulled out of performing in the 2019 Super Bowl halftime show and noted that she told her reps she wouldn’t do a Super Bowl commercial this year.

“I know it must sound like a privilege a– sacrifice but it’s all I got,” Schumer wrote. “Hitting the NFL with the advertisers is the only way to really hurt them. I know opposing the NFL is like opposing the NRA. Very tough, but don’t you want to be proud of how you’re living? Stand up for your brothers and sisters of color.”

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Watch Homeland Security Chief Get Chased Out of Mexican Restaurant by Protesters (Video)

Kirstjen Nielsen was heckled by Democratic Socialists while dining at a Mexican restaurant in Washington D.C. Tuesday evening. The mob ultimately forced the Homeland Security secretary and her guest to vacate the restaurant.

“Sec. Nielsen, how dare you spend your evening here eating dinner as you’re complicit in the separation and deportation of over 10,000 children separated from their parents,” a man yells. “How can you enjoy a Mexican dinner as you’re deporting and imprisoning tens of thousands of people who come here seeking asylum in the United States.”

“Fascist pigs!” another woman screamed.

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As Nielsen sat in increasingly awkward silence, activists clapped their disapproval, repeatedly shouting “shame.”

“No human being is illegal, no child is illegal” the cries continued. “Abolish ICE. No borders, no walls, sanctuary for all.”

We’re in downtown DC disrupting DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen’s dinner at MXDC. The irony isn’t lost on us that this is a Mexican restaurant. Nielsen has led the program to tear apart familes. We are here to tell her to put an end to separating families, to step down as head of the department, and that ICE and CBP must be abolished #abolishICE #abolishCBP

Posted by Metro D.C. Democratic Socialists of America on Tuesday, June 19, 2018

“We’re in downtown DC disrupting DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen’s dinner at MXDC,” Metro D.C. Democratic Socialists of America said in a Facebook blurb accompanying their video.

“The irony isn’t lost on us that this is a Mexican restaurant. Nielsen has led the program to tear apart familes (sic). We are here to tell her to put an end to separating families, to step down as head of the department, and that ICE and CBP must be abolished.”

Nielsen eventually left the restaurant, with her security team following closely.

DHS Secretary Nielsen just got driven out of a Mexican restaurant here on 14th Street by activists. DSA, I believe. pic.twitter.com/lTKutryXBO

— Osita Nwanevu (@OsitaNwanevu) June 20, 2018

In a statement posted to Twitter, Homeland Security spokesperson Tyler Q. Houlton attempted to discredit the protesters.

“While having a work dinner tonight, the Secretary and her staff heard from a small group of protestors who share her concern with our current immigration laws that have created a crisis on our southern border,” he said.

While having a work dinner tonight, the Secretary and her staff heard from a small group of protestors who share her concern with our current immigration laws that have created a crisis on our southern border.

— Tyler Q. Houlton (@SpoxDHS) June 20, 2018

On Monday, Nielsen was flown into D.C. from New Orleans to oversee a highly contentious press briefing where she vigorously defended the administration’s policy of family separation. The president was a fan of the briefing tweeting his support moments after Nielsen concluded that she had done a “fabulous job.”

Stories of broken families and children being kept in cages have sparked broad and bipartisan outrage in recent days, though President Trump is said to be distrustful of much of the coverage. In remarks to a small business conference Tuesday, the president doubled-down on the zero tolerance measures.

“I don’t want children taken away from parents,” said Trump, who again said the policy was out of his hands. “When you prosecute the parents for coming in illegally, which should happen, you have to take the children away.”

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Kirstjen Nielsen was heckled by Democratic Socialists while dining at a Mexican restaurant in Washington D.C. Tuesday evening. The mob ultimately forced the Homeland Security secretary and her guest to vacate the restaurant.

“Sec. Nielsen, how dare you spend your evening here eating dinner as you’re complicit in the separation and deportation of over 10,000 children separated from their parents,” a man yells. “How can you enjoy a Mexican dinner as you’re deporting and imprisoning tens of thousands of people who come here seeking asylum in the United States.”

“Fascist pigs!” another woman screamed.

As Nielsen sat in increasingly awkward silence, activists clapped their disapproval, repeatedly shouting “shame.”

“No human being is illegal, no child is illegal” the cries continued. “Abolish ICE. No borders, no walls, sanctuary for all.”

We’re in downtown DC disrupting DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen’s dinner at MXDC. The irony isn’t lost on us that this is a Mexican restaurant. Nielsen has led the program to tear apart familes. We are here to tell her to put an end to separating families, to step down as head of the department, and that ICE and CBP must be abolished #abolishICE #abolishCBP

Posted by Metro D.C. Democratic Socialists of America on Tuesday, June 19, 2018

“We’re in downtown DC disrupting DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen’s dinner at MXDC,” Metro D.C. Democratic Socialists of America said in a Facebook blurb accompanying their video.

“The irony isn’t lost on us that this is a Mexican restaurant. Nielsen has led the program to tear apart familes (sic). We are here to tell her to put an end to separating families, to step down as head of the department, and that ICE and CBP must be abolished.”

Nielsen eventually left the restaurant, with her security team following closely.

In a statement posted to Twitter, Homeland Security spokesperson Tyler Q. Houlton attempted to discredit the protesters.

“While having a work dinner tonight, the Secretary and her staff heard from a small group of protestors who share her concern with our current immigration laws that have created a crisis on our southern border,” he said.

On Monday, Nielsen was flown into D.C. from New Orleans to oversee a highly contentious press briefing where she vigorously defended the administration’s policy of family separation. The president was a fan of the briefing tweeting his support moments after Nielsen concluded that she had done a “fabulous job.”

Stories of broken families and children being kept in cages have sparked broad and bipartisan outrage in recent days, though President Trump is said to be distrustful of much of the coverage. In remarks to a small business conference Tuesday, the president doubled-down on the zero tolerance measures.

“I don’t want children taken away from parents,” said Trump, who again said the policy was out of his hands. “When you prosecute the parents for coming in illegally, which should happen, you have to take the children away.”

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Watch Trump Shoot Down Heckler at CPAC Speech: ‘Doesn’t Deserve a Headline’ (Video)

Here’s video of the protest which disrupted Donald Trump’s #CPAC2018 speech and Trump’s request that the media not focus on it pic.twitter.com/Lfwjxq8ti9

— Jon Levine (@LevineJonathan) February 23, 2018

President Donald Trump received an enthusiastic response on Friday during his keynote address to the 2018 Conservative Political Action Conference — but the reception was not quite universal.

At one point, as Trump spoke about cutting taxes, his signature legislative achievement, he was interrupted by a heckler, who shouted, “You’re a traitor.”

MSNBC reporter Garrett Haake even reported that a Russian flag was unfurled.

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Protestor just interrupts @realDonaldTrump – throws Russian flags in the air as he gets removed by security. #CPAC

— Garrett Haake (@GarrettHaake) February 23, 2018

The heckler didn’t get very much beyond that and was swiftly drowned out by pro-Trump chanting before being escorted out by security.

When it was over, Trump addressed the media assembled at the back of the hall of the Gaylord National Resort & Convention center and urged them not to make a big deal of the moment in their coverage.

“Just for the media, the fake news back there. They took very good care of him. They were very gentle. He was very obnoxious. It was only one person,” said Trump. “One person, folks, doesn’t deserve a mention, doesn’t deserve a headline.”

“We have thousands of people here,” he noted before predicting: “Tomorrow the headline will be ‘Protesters Disturb Trump’ … The headline tomorrow: ‘Disrupters of CPAC’ — and he was very nice. We looked at him and he immediately left.”

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The speech was otherwise met with cheers from the cavernous convention center. Trump offered a rendition of his usual red meat talking points, including reiterating his support for arming teachers as a way to curb gun violence in schools. In a departure from NRA talking points, he also again voiced his support for expanded federal background checks for gun purchases — a long held liberal priority.

Trump at #CPAC2018 “We really to have to strengthen up background checks”

— Jon Levine (@LevineJonathan) February 23, 2018

Trump also recited a version of Al Wilson’s “The Snake” — a campaign favorite which was received with particular enthusiasm by attendees.

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President Donald Trump received an enthusiastic response on Friday during his keynote address to the 2018 Conservative Political Action Conference — but the reception was not quite universal.

At one point, as Trump spoke about cutting taxes, his signature legislative achievement, he was interrupted by a heckler, who shouted, “You’re a traitor.”

MSNBC reporter Garrett Haake even reported that a Russian flag was unfurled.

The heckler didn’t get very much beyond that and was swiftly drowned out by pro-Trump chanting before being escorted out by security.

When it was over, Trump addressed the media assembled at the back of the hall of the Gaylord National Resort & Convention center and urged them not to make a big deal of the moment in their coverage.

“Just for the media, the fake news back there. They took very good care of him. They were very gentle. He was very obnoxious. It was only one person,” said Trump. “One person, folks, doesn’t deserve a mention, doesn’t deserve a headline.”

“We have thousands of people here,” he noted before predicting: “Tomorrow the headline will be ‘Protesters Disturb Trump’ … The headline tomorrow: ‘Disrupters of CPAC’ — and he was very nice. We looked at him and he immediately left.”

The speech was otherwise met with cheers from the cavernous convention center. Trump offered a rendition of his usual red meat talking points, including reiterating his support for arming teachers as a way to curb gun violence in schools. In a departure from NRA talking points, he also again voiced his support for expanded federal background checks for gun purchases — a long held liberal priority.

Trump also recited a version of Al Wilson’s “The Snake” — a campaign favorite which was received with particular enthusiasm by attendees.

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London activists seek justice with Three Billboards-inspired protest

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A Man Heckled Donald Trump’s Animatronic Figure at Disney World and People Are Freaking

For many a liberal, there’s no greater dream than confronting President Donald Trump in a hail of fiery #resistance protest.

In the absence of the real thing however, one man visiting Disney World went for the next best option — heckling Trump’s animatronic figure in the Hall of Presidents.

“Cuz I’ll never get this close in real life probs,” tweeted actor and comedian Jay Malsky in his explanation.

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I protested @realDonaldTrump at the #hallofpresidents cuz I’ll never get this close in real life probs. #lockhimup pic.twitter.com/jKOQShIdz8

— Earnest Gay Thoughts (@JayMalsky) December 27, 2017

Just as the Trump figure began to speak during a show on Wednesday at the Orlando theme park, Malsky interrupted the robotic president with a fusillade of “Lock him up!” — a move that prompted audible groans from other faceless audience members.

Malsky, however, defended his protest against the haters on Twitter. When one person pointed out that his actions may have scared children, Malsky pivoted.

“Probably more scared than the children being taken away from their parents due to @realDonaldTrump’s inhumane immigration policies,” he shot back. “Or more scared than a trans kid who fears getting murdered for being who they are. Or a sick child who has just lost access to healthcare.”

Probably more scared than the children being taken away from their parents due to @realDonaldTrump‘s inhumane immigration policies. Or more scared than a trans kid who fears getting murdered for being who they are. Or a sick child who has just lost access to healthcare.

– Earnest Gay Thoughts (@JayMalsky) December 28, 2017

Malsky did not immediately respond to TheWrap’s request for comment — but that void was happily filled by internet users who really didn’t know what to make of his protest.

Not all heroes wear capes https://t.co/GB5GsgZq3H

— Ben Shapiro (@benshapiro) December 28, 2017

BREAKING: After seeing the video of some dude yelling at a robot trump, Trump has announced that he is stepping down so Hillary Clinton can become president.

— Joseph Machado (@TravelByDoom) December 28, 2017

I still think the crowd should just bum rush the stage, drag the Trump robot out onto Main Street, and set it on fire. https://t.co/OOne0YtghS

— Ron Hogan (@RonHogan) December 28, 2017

I wonder if that guy knows he really shouted at the Hillary robot they made to look like Trump.

— Chad Felix Greene (@chadfelixg) December 28, 2017

.@JayMalsky You didn’t protest Trump. You just screamed at an animatronic and probably ruined quite a few family vacations.

That’s just pathetic. https://t.co/7jeFLXqdJA

— Joe Walsh (@WalshFreedom) December 28, 2017

The Trump robot is now in Robot Jail, and the Hillary robot is now President of the Robots. Never let anyone tell you to stop chasing your dreams. https://t.co/BM4mUJz0Fn

— Jim Treacher is a dumb pseudonym (@jtLOL) December 28, 2017

Disney World is a private park and has a set of guidelines and standards to ensure guests have a good experience. That video is disgusting and immature. Families trying to enjoy their vacations not listen to your friends ridiculous shouting. Yelling at an animatronic….yikes

– Kenny Liszewski (@kenny_liszewski) December 28, 2017

Agreed. It’s not his place to interfere with the other families’ experience of the show. Absolutely #loathesome behavior. Cast members ought to remove any guests who do that.

– Alejandra Fuentes (@AlejFuentes9) December 29, 2017

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For many a liberal, there’s no greater dream than confronting President Donald Trump in a hail of fiery #resistance protest.

In the absence of the real thing however, one man visiting Disney World went for the next best option — heckling Trump’s animatronic figure in the Hall of Presidents.

“Cuz I’ll never get this close in real life probs,” tweeted actor and comedian Jay Malsky in his explanation.

Just as the Trump figure began to speak during a show on Wednesday at the Orlando theme park, Malsky interrupted the robotic president with a fusillade of “Lock him up!” — a move that prompted audible groans from other faceless audience members.

Malsky, however, defended his protest against the haters on Twitter. When one person pointed out that his actions may have scared children, Malsky pivoted.

“Probably more scared than the children being taken away from their parents due to @realDonaldTrump’s inhumane immigration policies,” he shot back. “Or more scared than a trans kid who fears getting murdered for being who they are. Or a sick child who has just lost access to healthcare.”

Malsky did not immediately respond to TheWrap’s request for comment — but that void was happily filled by internet users who really didn’t know what to make of his protest.

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The internet did an actual great job raising money for that woman who flipped Trump off

In what is an increasingly rare, completely non-sarcastic great job by the internet, some $80,000 has been raised for the woman who was fired for giving Trump’s motorcade the finger. Virginian Juli Briskman, a 50-year-old mother of two, created the remarkable photo op while out for a bike ride and saw Trump’s…

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Please enjoy this video of some dude throwing Russian flags at the president

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Still Mad About Trump as President? Scream-In Planned for Election Anniversary

Liberals still suffering rage over the election of Donald Trump as president will have another opportunity to vent their feelings.

On Nov. 8, the event “Scream helplessly at the sky on the anniversary of the election,” will take place in Boston to mark the one-year anniversary of Donald Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton. So far, more than 4,400 people have RSVPed on Facebook, with another 33,000 more making themselves as “interested.”

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4,400 people have RSVP’d & 33K interested in Boston event to scream at the sky on anniversary of #Trump election https://t.co/tuVK33RE4B pic.twitter.com/8VyVitdQUH

– David Beard (@dabeard) October 23, 2017

“Come express your anger at the current state of democracy, and scream helplessly at the sky!,” reads a terse event description.

Since his election in 2016, President Trump has inspired sustained and vehement protest from various quarters of the United States. Just a day after his inauguration, hundreds of thousands descended on Washington D.C. as one of numerous “women’s marches” around the country.

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Liberals still suffering rage over the election of Donald Trump as president will have another opportunity to vent their feelings.

On Nov. 8, the event “Scream helplessly at the sky on the anniversary of the election,” will take place in Boston to mark the one-year anniversary of Donald Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton. So far, more than 4,400 people have RSVPed on Facebook, with another 33,000 more making themselves as “interested.”

“Come express your anger at the current state of democracy, and scream helplessly at the sky!,” reads a terse event description.

Since his election in 2016, President Trump has inspired sustained and vehement protest from various quarters of the United States. Just a day after his inauguration, hundreds of thousands descended on Washington D.C. as one of numerous “women’s marches” around the country.

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Stephen Colbert’s Audience Shows Donald Trump What Loud Boo-ing Actually Sounds Like

At a Rose Garden press conference today, President Donald Trump got asked if he’s preoccupied with the NFL and its players.
“Not at all I have plenty of time on my hands; all I do is work,” Trump had responded.
“Wait. Which is it/ Do you have too much time on our hands? Or, are are you always working?” Stephen Colbert wondered. “Because I can’t decide which one scares me more.”
One night earlier, Trump watched when the Dallas Cowboys kneeled in response to other player’s…

At a Rose Garden press conference today, President Donald Trump got asked if he's preoccupied with the NFL and its players. “Not at all I have plenty of time on my hands; all I do is work,” Trump had responded. “Wait. Which is it/ Do you have too much time on our hands? Or, are are you always working?” Stephen Colbert wondered. “Because I can’t decide which one scares me more.” One night earlier, Trump watched when the Dallas Cowboys kneeled in response to other player’s…

Colin Kaepernick’s Mom Has Perfect Response to Trump for ‘Son of a B—h’ Diss

Colin Kaepernick has scores of athletes, fans and even the NFL chief supporting his right to take a knee during the national anthem in protest of police brutality, but no one has expressed their approval of his actions quite like his own mom, Teresa.

When the mother of the former San Francisco 49er quarterback learned that President Trump said at an Alabama rally that NFL owners should “get that son of a bitch off the field” when players protested by sitting out the anthem, Teresa tweeted, “Guess that makes me a proud b—h!”

Guess that makes me a proud bitch!

— Teresa Kaepernick (@B4IleaveU) September 23, 2017

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In an interview with Deadspin, Kaepernick’s mom made it clear that “she speaks only for herself, not her son,” but went on to criticize the president for attacking Americans’ right to free speech. “To see this man that you have no respect for, basically because of all that he’s done in this presidency so far, slandering my kid publicly…”

Although she didn’t hear Trump’s Alabama speech, Kaepernick saw that people were talking about it on Twitter. Her first reaction was to turn to her husband Rick and say, “What the heck?”

“I thought, ‘Aw man, this is just ridiculous that he continues to attack private citizens like this and continues to not be able to see what freedom of speech is and that he just refuses to acknowledge those kind of things,’” she told Deadspin. “Yet at the same time, in Charlottesville, he would not call out the Nazis, not call out the white supremacists, but he’s calling out these guys who are peacefully kneeling and asking for their country to do better.”

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And when the criticism continued, she went into protective mom mode. “I grant you he’s a 29-year-old man, he doesn’t need my protection, but boy, somebody insults somebody you love, and your first instinct is to really wanna just go after him,” she said.

At the height of the hubbub, Kaepernick texted her four sisters and said, “You’re not gonna believe this. The president just called me a b—h.” Of course, they all got a good laugh out of it.

“My one sister said, ‘Oh gosh, next he’ll be calling you Rocket Mom.’”

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Colin Kaepernick has scores of athletes, fans and even the NFL chief supporting his right to take a knee during the national anthem in protest of police brutality, but no one has expressed their approval of his actions quite like his own mom, Teresa.

When the mother of the former San Francisco 49er quarterback learned that President Trump said at an Alabama rally that NFL owners should “get that son of a bitch off the field” when players protested by sitting out the anthem, Teresa tweeted, “Guess that makes me a proud b—h!”

In an interview with Deadspin, Kaepernick’s mom made it clear that “she speaks only for herself, not her son,” but went on to criticize the president for attacking Americans’ right to free speech. “To see this man that you have no respect for, basically because of all that he’s done in this presidency so far, slandering my kid publicly…”

Although she didn’t hear Trump’s Alabama speech, Kaepernick saw that people were talking about it on Twitter. Her first reaction was to turn to her husband Rick and say, “What the heck?”

“I thought, ‘Aw man, this is just ridiculous that he continues to attack private citizens like this and continues to not be able to see what freedom of speech is and that he just refuses to acknowledge those kind of things,'” she told Deadspin. “Yet at the same time, in Charlottesville, he would not call out the Nazis, not call out the white supremacists, but he’s calling out these guys who are peacefully kneeling and asking for their country to do better.”

And when the criticism continued, she went into protective mom mode. “I grant you he’s a 29-year-old man, he doesn’t need my protection, but boy, somebody insults somebody you love, and your first instinct is to really wanna just go after him,” she said.

At the height of the hubbub, Kaepernick texted her four sisters and said, “You’re not gonna believe this. The president just called me a b—h.” Of course, they all got a good laugh out of it.

“My one sister said, ‘Oh gosh, next he’ll be calling you Rocket Mom.'”

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Trump Repeats Call to Fire Athletes Who Kneel for Anthem — And Twitter Isn’t Saluting

Amidst scorn from athletes, sports fans and celebs, President Donald Trump isn’t backing down from comments he made Friday night calling for NFL players who kneel during the national anthem to be fired. In fact, the POTUS doubled-down (or is it tripled-down) on his stance.

“If a player wants the privilege of making millions of dollars in the NFL,or other leagues, he or she should not be allowed to disrespect…. our Great American Flag (or Country) and should stand for the National Anthem. If not, YOU’RE FIRED. Find something else to do!” he tweeted Saturday.

If a player wants the privilege of making millions of dollars in the NFL,or other leagues, he or she should not be allowed to disrespect….

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 23, 2017

…our Great American Flag (or Country) and should stand for the National Anthem. If not, YOU’RE FIRED. Find something else to do!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 23, 2017

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But it doesn’t look like the debate over an athlete’s freedom of speech to kneel during the national anthem in protest of police brutality is anywhere near being over. Many aren’t willing to let the president have the last word.

When Trump called certain African American NFL players ‘bitches’ last night, he proved their point. This is why they kneel.

– Dani Bostick (@danibostick) September 23, 2017

Is the POTUS really having a Twitter temper tantrum because @StephenCurry30 doesn’t want 2 go 2 the White House 2 see a racist megalomaniac?

– Bishop Talbert Swan (@TalbertSwan) September 23, 2017

The NFL has the right to kneel and show disrespect for America, and we have our right to stop watching.

– Vicki C (@tweetinggma888) September 23, 2017

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The Dotard is much more quick to condemn black athletes than he was to condemn white supremacy in Charlottesville. Shameful.

– Eugene Gu, MD (@eugenegu) September 23, 2017

If you want the privilege of being the President, you should not disrespect the Constitution.

– AltHomelandSecurity (@AltHomelandSec) September 23, 2017

However, there are those who agreed with him.

It’s time for an EXECUTIVE ORDER to shut down these Despicable Anti-American Athletes!

– Jacob Wohl (@JacobAWohl) September 23, 2017

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Just because you have freedoms to protest doesn’t make it right. Kids look up to these idiots and it just further divided the country.

– Henry Vaillancourt (@henryv2011) September 23, 2017

Best

President

Ever #MAGA

– John Paul (@JohnPaul_USA) September 23, 2017

If these Athlete had half a brain, they’d ask President Trump how he built the greatest brand that the world’s ever known

– Jacob Wohl (@JacobAWohl) September 23, 2017

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“If a player wants the privilege of making millions of dollars in the NFL,or other leagues, he or she should not be allowed to disrespect…. our Great American Flag (or Country) and should stand for the National Anthem. If not, YOU’RE FIRED. Find something else to do!” he tweeted Saturday.

But it doesn’t look like the debate over an athlete’s freedom of speech to kneel during the national anthem in protest of police brutality is anywhere near being over. Many aren’t willing to let the president have the last word.

However, there are those who agreed with him.

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Hollywood Unions Rally On May Day To Protest Trump Agenda

In what could be a preview of a threatened writers strike, WGA East members will be taking to the streets today in New York City as part of a nationwide protest against the Trump administration’s attacks on organized labor.
“Workers’ rights are under attack,” the guild says on its website. “We are standing up and fighting back! Join WGAE members and allies at the May Day rally. Wear your WGAE shirts or hats!”
Today’s May Day protests are expected to draw huge crowds in…

In what could be a preview of a threatened writers strike, WGA East members will be taking to the streets today in New York City as part of a nationwide protest against the Trump administration's attacks on organized labor. "Workers' rights are under attack," the guild says on its website. "We are standing up and fighting back! Join WGAE members and allies at the May Day rally. Wear your WGAE shirts or hats!" Today's May Day protests are expected to draw huge crowds in…

Trump Lawyers: Demonstrators Had No Constitutional Right to Protest at His Campaign Rally

President Donald Trump was not inciting violence when he urged his supporters to eject protesters from a campaign rally, and those demonstrators had no First Amendment right to protest at his rally in the first place, Trump’s lawyers argued in a court motion Thursday.

“Mr. Trump was not ‘inciting a riot’ but was rather exercising a core First Amendment freedom when he said ‘[G]et ‘em out of here’ and ‘Don’t hurt ‘em,’” Trump’s lawyers argued in a motion asking the court to dismiss a lawsuit by three protesters.

The protesters sued Trump and some of his supporters, claiming Trump should be held responsible for inciting a riot and engaging in negligent speech when he urged supporters to eject the three protesters from a March 2016 campaign rally in Louisville, Kentucky. The protesters claim in their lawsuit called that they were injured by violent Trump supporters who were acting on Trump’s orders.

“Of course, protesters have their own First Amendment right to express dissenting views,” Trump’s lawyers wrote, “but they have no right to do so as part of the campaign rally of the political candidates they oppose.”

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Trump argued that his campaign rally was like the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Boston and the protesters are like the gay activists who were banned from marching in the parade — because both are organized by non-government groups with the right to choose who attends.

“Accordingly, when a campaign has decided to exclude a message it does not like from a campaign rally, that is enough to invoke the campaign’s right as a private speaker to shape its expression by excluding or expelling demonstrators who express contrary views,” the president’s lawyers said. Trump’s legal team cited a 1995 Supreme Court decision unanimously upholding the right of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade to exclude gay marchers.

Trump’s lawyers argued that the candidate had “every right” to call for the ejection of the protesters since they “obviously interfered with the Trump campaign’s First Amendment right” by “vigorously expressing their disdain for Mr. Trump” with several anti-Trump messages, including “a sign depicting Trump’s face on the body of a pig.”

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The federal district judge presiding over the lawsuit has already rejected Trump’s motion to dismiss. The judge ruled on March 31 that at this early stage of the case, Trump cannot win dismissal based on a claim of absolute immunity under the First Amendment.

The judge also ruled that the protesters were not trespassers and had a right to attend the rally because they had obtained tickets and were permitted to enter by organizers.

Trump, who is being represented by private lawyers, asked the judge to delay the case and allow Trump to ask an appellate court to review Trump’s argument that he’s absolutely protected from the lawsuit under the First Amendment.

Trump argues that he was urging security guards, not the crowd, to eject the protesters, and that because he added, “Don’t hurt ‘em,” he was not inciting violence.

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President Donald Trump was not inciting violence when he urged his supporters to eject protesters from a campaign rally, and those demonstrators had no First Amendment right to protest at his rally in the first place, Trump’s lawyers argued in a court motion Thursday.

“Mr. Trump was not ‘inciting a riot’ but was rather exercising a core First Amendment freedom when he said ‘[G]et ‘em out of here’ and ‘Don’t hurt ‘em,'” Trump’s lawyers argued in a motion asking the court to dismiss a lawsuit by three protesters.

The protesters sued Trump and some of his supporters, claiming Trump should be held responsible for inciting a riot and engaging in negligent speech when he urged supporters to eject the three protesters from a March 2016 campaign rally in Louisville, Kentucky. The protesters claim in their lawsuit called that they were injured by violent Trump supporters who were acting on Trump’s orders.

“Of course, protesters have their own First Amendment right to express dissenting views,” Trump’s lawyers wrote, “but they have no right to do so as part of the campaign rally of the political candidates they oppose.”

Trump argued that his campaign rally was like the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Boston and the protesters are like the gay activists who were banned from marching in the parade — because both are organized by non-government groups with the right to choose who attends.

“Accordingly, when a campaign has decided to exclude a message it does not like from a campaign rally, that is enough to invoke the campaign’s right as a private speaker to shape its expression by excluding or expelling demonstrators who express contrary views,” the president’s lawyers said. Trump’s legal team cited a 1995 Supreme Court decision unanimously upholding the right of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade to exclude gay marchers.

Trump’s lawyers argued that the candidate had “every right” to call for the ejection of the protesters since they “obviously interfered with the Trump campaign’s First Amendment right” by “vigorously expressing their disdain for Mr. Trump” with several anti-Trump messages, including “a sign depicting Trump’s face on the body of a pig.”

The federal district judge presiding over the lawsuit has already rejected Trump’s motion to dismiss. The judge ruled on March 31 that at this early stage of the case, Trump cannot win dismissal based on a claim of absolute immunity under the First Amendment.

The judge also ruled that the protesters were not trespassers and had a right to attend the rally because they had obtained tickets and were permitted to enter by organizers.

Trump, who is being represented by private lawyers, asked the judge to delay the case and allow Trump to ask an appellate court to review Trump’s argument that he’s absolutely protected from the lawsuit under the First Amendment.

Trump argues that he was urging security guards, not the crowd, to eject the protesters, and that because he added, “Don’t hurt ‘em,” he was not inciting violence.

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Bruce Springsteen Takes on ‘Con Man’ Trump in New Protest Song

A new song featuring The Boss, called “That’s What Makes Us Great,” is about exactly who you think.

Bruce Springsteen and his longtime friend Joe Grushecky collaborated on the President Trump protest song, which premiered Wednesday on Sirius XM — it’s now available for purchase.

Grushecky, a musician best known for his band the Houserockers, told The Pittsburgh Post Gazette he wrote the song back in January after Trump was inaugurated and ran it by Springsteen.

“I had this song, and Bruce and I had been talking. I sent it to him and he liked it,” Grushecky said. “I said, ‘What do you think about singing on it?’ He gave it the Bruce treatment.”

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The two actually sing on the track together, which features lyrics such as “Some wanna slam the door/Instead of opening the gate/Aw, let’s turn this thing around/Before it gets too late,” and “It’s up to me and you/Love can conquer hate/I know this to be true/That’s what makes us great.”

The song goes on to call Trump “a con man” and members of his administration “crooks.”

Both Grushecky and Springsteen have spoken out against the new president. In the Post Gazette interview, Grushecky said Trump lost him when he started making fun of special needs people, referring to a now infamous moment when Trump appeared to mock a disabled reporter at a South Carolina campaign rally.

“Regardless of all the other [stuff], that to me is appalling,” Grushecky, who has taught in schools, said. “I have special needs people in my family and in my neighborhood. I worked with special needs people my whole life and I was really offended by it.”

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Springsteen was a Hillary Clinton supporter throughout the 2016 election season. A Democrat, he even played a secret show for President Obama’s staff to reward them for their hard work. While he didn’t attend the Women’s March the day after the Inauguration, he did send his support from a concert in Perth, Australia.

“We rallied against hate and division and in support of tolerance, inclusion, reproductive rights, civil rights, racial justice, LGBTQ rights, the environment, wage equality, gender equality, health care and immigrant rights,” said Springsteen to a crowd in Perth. “We stand with you. We are the new American resistance.”

You can purchase the song now over on Grushecky’s website.

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A new song featuring The Boss, called “That’s What Makes Us Great,” is about exactly who you think.

Bruce Springsteen and his longtime friend Joe Grushecky collaborated on the President Trump protest song, which premiered Wednesday on Sirius XM — it’s now available for purchase.

Grushecky, a musician best known for his band the Houserockers, told The Pittsburgh Post Gazette he wrote the song back in January after Trump was inaugurated and ran it by Springsteen.

“I had this song, and Bruce and I had been talking. I sent it to him and he liked it,” Grushecky said. “I said, ‘What do you think about singing on it?’ He gave it the Bruce treatment.”

The two actually sing on the track together, which features lyrics such as “Some wanna slam the door/Instead of opening the gate/Aw, let’s turn this thing around/Before it gets too late,” and “It’s up to me and you/Love can conquer hate/I know this to be true/That’s what makes us great.”

The song goes on to call Trump “a con man” and members of his administration “crooks.”

Both Grushecky and Springsteen have spoken out against the new president. In the Post Gazette interview, Grushecky said Trump lost him when he started making fun of special needs people, referring to a now infamous moment when Trump appeared to mock a disabled reporter at a South Carolina campaign rally.

“Regardless of all the other [stuff], that to me is appalling,” Grushecky, who has taught in schools, said. “I have special needs people in my family and in my neighborhood. I worked with special needs people my whole life and I was really offended by it.”

Springsteen was a Hillary Clinton supporter throughout the 2016 election season. A Democrat, he even played a secret show for President Obama’s staff to reward them for their hard work. While he didn’t attend the Women’s March the day after the Inauguration, he did send his support from a concert in Perth, Australia.

“We rallied against hate and division and in support of tolerance, inclusion, reproductive rights, civil rights, racial justice, LGBTQ rights, the environment, wage equality, gender equality, health care and immigrant rights,” said Springsteen to a crowd in Perth. “We stand with you. We are the new American resistance.”

You can purchase the song now over on Grushecky’s website.

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Anti-Trump Protesters Give President an Icy Welcome at His ‘Winter White House’

If President Trump was hoping for a little peace and quiet with his family at Mar-a-Lago (aka the “winter White House”), chanting protesters across the street from the swanky Florida resort saw to it that did not happen.

Saturday night, upwards of 3,000 anti-Trump activists marched from Trump Plaza, along the Intracoastal Waterway with several hundred protesters planting themselves at the bridge across from Mar-a-Lago, Palm Beach Post reports. Armed with signs, drums, glow sticks and lungs prepared for shouting, they chanted in rhythm:

“Hey-hey, ho-ho, Donald Trump has got to go.”

“This is what democracy looks like.”

“No hate! No fear! Refugees are welcome here.”

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Protesters also draped an American flag over a coffin, symbolizing the death of democracy.

As the afternoon turned to evening, fireworks lit the sky above Mar-a-Lago (as well as the protesters), where Trump was attending a Red Cross Charity ball. CBS News reports that about two dozen law-enforcement officers in riot gear blocked the end of the bridge to the resort, and The Palm Beach Post reports that “one West Palm Beach police officer could be heard talking about the possibility of using tear gas to disperse the crowd.”

The protest coincided with Trump’s first weekend visit to his Palm Beach home since he was inaugurated as president.

Check out the video below.

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If President Trump was hoping for a little peace and quiet with his family at Mar-a-Lago (aka the “winter White House”), chanting protesters across the street from the swanky Florida resort saw to it that did not happen.

Saturday night, upwards of 3,000 anti-Trump activists marched from Trump Plaza, along the Intracoastal Waterway with several hundred protesters planting themselves at the bridge across from Mar-a-Lago, Palm Beach Post reports. Armed with signs, drums, glow sticks and lungs prepared for shouting, they chanted in rhythm:

“Hey-hey, ho-ho, Donald Trump has got to go.”

“This is what democracy looks like.”

“No hate! No fear! Refugees are welcome here.”

Protesters also draped an American flag over a coffin, symbolizing the death of democracy.

As the afternoon turned to evening, fireworks lit the sky above Mar-a-Lago (as well as the protesters), where Trump was attending a Red Cross Charity ball. CBS News reports that about two dozen law-enforcement officers in riot gear blocked the end of the bridge to the resort, and The Palm Beach Post reports that “one West Palm Beach police officer could be heard talking about the possibility of using tear gas to disperse the crowd.”

The protest coincided with Trump’s first weekend visit to his Palm Beach home since he was inaugurated as president.

Check out the video below.

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Bare-Bottomed Protestors Organize an Eye-Popping Demonstration Outside Chicago’s Trump Tower

Trump Tower in Chicago will be the site of the oddest yet straight-to-the-point protest yet against the new president — the event is called “Operation Kiss Our Asses, Release Your Taxes!”

Organized by the satirical news comedy “S#!tshow,” the event will have protestors pulling their pants down in front of the Donald Trump-owned Chicago building on Feb. 12, aiming to pressure him into releasing his tax returns.

“In 2006, a Maryland state circuit court determined that mooning is a form of artistic expression protected by the First Amendment as a form of speech,” the event page says. “Donald Trump doesn’t think the American people want to see his tax returns, so let’s show him that we do in the classiest way possible!”

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As of Saturday, more than 700 people have responded to the event, saying they plan to attend the protest.

Throughout the presidential campaign, Trump stubbornly refused to release his tax returns as every major party candidate has done in the past. Prior to the election, Trump falsely claimed he could not release the documents due to an IRS audit, but he has since changed his excuse saying that the public simply doesn’t care.

However, even after his inauguration last month, public pressure on Trump to release the documents has not died down, with some calling for protests to take place on April 15, Tax Day in the U.S.

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Trump Tower in Chicago will be the site of the oddest yet straight-to-the-point protest yet against the new president — the event is called “Operation Kiss Our Asses, Release Your Taxes!”

Organized by the satirical news comedy “S#!tshow,” the event will have protestors pulling their pants down in front of the Donald Trump-owned Chicago building on Feb. 12, aiming to pressure him into releasing his tax returns.

“In 2006, a Maryland state circuit court determined that mooning is a form of artistic expression protected by the First Amendment as a form of speech,” the event page says. “Donald Trump doesn’t think the American people want to see his tax returns, so let’s show him that we do in the classiest way possible!”

As of Saturday, more than 700 people have responded to the event, saying they plan to attend the protest.

Throughout the presidential campaign, Trump stubbornly refused to release his tax returns as every major party candidate has done in the past. Prior to the election, Trump falsely claimed he could not release the documents due to an IRS audit, but he has since changed his excuse saying that the public simply doesn’t care.

However, even after his inauguration last month, public pressure on Trump to release the documents has not died down, with some calling for protests to take place on April 15, Tax Day in the U.S.

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Milo Yiannopoulos Speech at UC Berkeley Sparks Fiery Protest

Police and protesters clashed at the University of California, Berkeley, over a speaking event at which alt-right figure and Breitbart London writer Milo Yiannopoulos was scheduled to appear. As protests intensified, the event was cancelled and the campus locked down by police, according to the SF Gate.

In a statement posted on Facebook, Yiannopolis said he was “evacuated from the campus.” Livestreams and Twitter posts from the demonstration show protesters shooting fireworks at the building, and at least one fire small fire was set near the event.

 

A group of antifa are shooting fireworks at the building where Milo is set to speak at Berkeley pic.twitter.com/7Mtcer9ejO

— Julia Carrie Wong (@juliacarriew) February 2, 2017

Yiannopoulos  is best known for his online attacks on women, most notably on “Ghostbusters” and “SNL” actress Leslie Jones. He is also a major leader of “GamerGate,” an online movement that encompasses a major harassment campaign aimed at women in the video games industry. He was banned from Twitter for his actions in July 2016.

Police and protesters clashed at the University of California, Berkeley, over a speaking event at which alt-right figure and Breitbart London writer Milo Yiannopoulos was scheduled to appear. As protests intensified, the event was cancelled and the campus locked down by police, according to the SF Gate.

In a statement posted on Facebook, Yiannopolis said he was “evacuated from the campus.” Livestreams and Twitter posts from the demonstration show protesters shooting fireworks at the building, and at least one fire small fire was set near the event.

 

Yiannopoulos  is best known for his online attacks on women, most notably on “Ghostbusters” and “SNL” actress Leslie Jones. He is also a major leader of “GamerGate,” an online movement that encompasses a major harassment campaign aimed at women in the video games industry. He was banned from Twitter for his actions in July 2016.

Judge Blocks Deportation of Detained Travelers From ‘Muslim-Majority’ Countries

A judge has blocked the federal government from deporting citizens detained at U.S. airports as a result of President Trump’s executive order to ban those coming in from seven Muslim countries.

U.S. District Court Judge Ann Donnelly presided over an emergency hearing in Brooklyn, New York Saturday night, issued the block over the government’s objection, acting on the legal challenge of several immigrant rights’ groups, according to The Hill.

The ruling does not insure that those detained will be released, but it does prevent them from deportation, at least for the time being.

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Cecillia Wang, Deputy Legal Director, National ACLU and immigrants’ rights advocate tweeted that respondents are “restrained from, in any manner or by any means, removing individuals with refugee applications approved by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services as part of the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program, holders of valid immigrant and non-immigrant visas, and other individuals from Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia, and Yemen legally authorized to enter the United States.”

Stay of the Trump order by US court in Brooklyn pic.twitter.com/EAPzYqMAwF

— Cecillia Wang (@WangCecillia) January 29, 2017

It is estimated that 100-200 travelers from “Muslim-majority” countries are being held at various airports around the U.S. due to the order that the White House is labeling an anti-terrorism measure to “keep America safe.”

Meanwhile, protests are erupting at airports across the country…

Airport protests at #JFK, #LAX, #SFO, Dulles, O’Hare and growing. #NoMuslimBan #NoBanNoWall #RefugeesWelcome #ResistOften pic.twitter.com/OZZ9dexGXo

— Mike Hudema (@MikeHudema) January 28, 2017

And MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough of “Morning Joe” took to twitter to say:

“Courts may be more reluctant to overturn the entire order on religious test grounds since it doesn’t impact 45 majority Muslim countries. … However, the section of the Trump order granting preference to Christian refugees will certainly face serious legal challenges. … Only a fool would bet against the US Constitution.”

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Courts may be more reluctant to overturn the entire order on religious test grounds since it doesn’t impact 45 majority Muslim countries 1/2

— Joe Scarborough (@JoeNBC) January 29, 2017

However, the section of the Trump order granting preference to Christian refugees will certainly face serious legal challenges. 2/2 https://t.co/rP1DwB5Z1s

— Joe Scarborough (@JoeNBC) January 29, 2017

However, the section of the Trump order granting preference to Christian refugees will certainly face serious legal challenges. 2/2 https://t.co/rP1DwB5Z1s

— Joe Scarborough (@JoeNBC) January 29, 2017

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A judge has blocked the federal government from deporting citizens detained at U.S. airports as a result of President Trump’s executive order to ban those coming in from seven Muslim countries.

U.S. District Court Judge Ann Donnelly presided over an emergency hearing in Brooklyn, New York Saturday night, issued the block over the government’s objection, acting on the legal challenge of several immigrant rights’ groups, according to The Hill.

The ruling does not insure that those detained will be released, but it does prevent them from deportation, at least for the time being.

Cecillia Wang, Deputy Legal Director, National ACLU and immigrants’ rights advocate tweeted that respondents are “restrained from, in any manner or by any means, removing individuals with refugee applications approved by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services as part of the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program, holders of valid immigrant and non-immigrant visas, and other individuals from Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia, and Yemen legally authorized to enter the United States.”

It is estimated that 100-200 travelers from “Muslim-majority” countries are being held at various airports around the U.S. due to the order that the White House is labeling an anti-terrorism measure to “keep America safe.”

Meanwhile, protests are erupting at airports across the country…

And MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough of “Morning Joe” took to twitter to say:

“Courts may be more reluctant to overturn the entire order on religious test grounds since it doesn’t impact 45 majority Muslim countries. … However, the section of the Trump order granting preference to Christian refugees will certainly face serious legal challenges. … Only a fool would bet against the US Constitution.”

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Watch Donald Trump Protests, Clashes in Washington (Livestream)

Images of protests, shattered windows, burning trash cans and police firing gas canisters are filling cable news at the moment as President Donald Trump enjoys an inaugural lunch just hours after taking office.

Baltimore’s WBAL-TV reports that in nearby Washington, 95 people have been arrested and three police officers have been injured. While the overwhelming majority are protesting peacefully, a small number of others — some masked and dressed in black — have been caught on video breaking a Starbucks store’s windows and setting small fires.

Some of the protests and clashes are near the the route of the parade that will mark Trump’s inauguration will travel later today. MSNBC’s Brian Williams dubbed the situation “a tale of two cities.”

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Lines of riot-gear clad police are standing in lines to contain demonstrators, many of whom have held up their hands to signal they are only expressing themselves peacefully. Military reservists were seen on MSNBC cleaning up overturned trash cans and newspaper machines.

Democrats and Republicans joined together Friday morning to mark the peaceful transition of power from former President Barack Obama to Trump. But a few blocks from the festivities, the streets don’t look very peaceful.

You can watch the protests and clashes for yourself in the livestream above. If you can’t see it, you can also click here to watch.

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Images of protests, shattered windows, burning trash cans and police firing gas canisters are filling cable news at the moment as President Donald Trump enjoys an inaugural lunch just hours after taking office.

Baltimore’s WBAL-TV reports that in nearby Washington, 95 people have been arrested and three police officers have been injured. While the overwhelming majority are protesting peacefully, a small number of others — some masked and dressed in black — have been caught on video breaking a Starbucks store’s windows and setting small fires.

Some of the protests and clashes are near the the route of the parade that will mark Trump’s inauguration will travel later today. MSNBC’s Brian Williams dubbed the situation “a tale of two cities.”

Lines of riot-gear clad police are standing in lines to contain demonstrators, many of whom have held up their hands to signal they are only expressing themselves peacefully. Military reservists were seen on MSNBC cleaning up overturned trash cans and newspaper machines.

Democrats and Republicans joined together Friday morning to mark the peaceful transition of power from former President Barack Obama to Trump. But a few blocks from the festivities, the streets don’t look very peaceful.

You can watch the protests and clashes for yourself in the livestream above. If you can’t see it, you can also click here to watch.

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