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  • Morgan Freeman Demands Trump ‘Tell Us the Truth’ About Russia Election Meddling

    09/20/2017 8:11:18 AM PDT · by eyeamok · 52 replies
    breitbart ^ | 19 Sep 2017 | by Jerome Hudson
    In May, former FBI Robert Mueller was appointed by the Justice Department as special counsel to oversee a separate investigation into Russia.
  • NFL players now taking their protests onto the field

    09/18/2017 6:07:42 AM PDT · by EliRoom8 · 105 replies
    New York Post ^ | September 17 | Anthony Barstow
    The NFL would prefer the players’ now-ubiquitous protests take a back seat to the action this season, but it looks like the league won’t get its wish. If anything, the players seem ready to take their social critique beyond sitting during the national anthem. Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett, who is among the ranks of NFL players to sit during the anthem, celebrated a sack Sunday afternoon with a single raised fist. Bennett was the first Seattle player announced during pregame introductions before the home opener against the 49ers and ****received one of the loudest ovations.**** (NFL fans are becoming...
  • NFL opening weekend sees more Star-Spangled Banner protests

    09/10/2017 6:07:09 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 72 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | September 10,2017
    Los Angeles (AFP) - Seattle's Michael Bennett and Oakland's Marshawn Lynch joined other NFL athletes Sunday in protesting the treatment of minorities by US law enforcement during the first weekend of the regular season. Both Bennett and Lynch remained seated during The Star-Spangled Banner before the Seahawks and Raiders season-opening games as part of a continuing wave of protests that began last year with former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Bennett sat as teammate Justin Britt stood next to him with his hand on his shoulder while another teammate, Thomas Rawls, stood on Bennett's other side before the game...
  • Jennifer Lawrence: Oracle of Climate Science

    09/11/2017 1:40:54 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 30 replies
    Rush ^ | September 11, 2017 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Now, the ultimate aim of all this is to shut people up. See, the reaction they want me to have is, “Oh, my God, oh, my God, I better stop talking. Look what they’re doing. They’re making up what I’m saying, it’s really bad, it’s hurting my reputation.” The idea is suppression of speech. That’s the objective of these people in the groupthink and people on the left or what have you. Want to hear some fun sound bites? I mean, here we have another oracle of climate science, the actress Jennifer Lawrence. Last Wednesday in the U.K. on...
  • Miss America Contestants Asked to Condemn President Trump

    09/11/2017 7:10:30 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 31 replies
    Miss America Contestants Asked to Condemn President Trump By Karen Townsend | September 10, 2017 11:55 PM EDT Though the ominous feeling of concern for those in the path of Hurricane Irma in Florida hung heavy in the air, the show must go on. Miss America 2018 on ABC aired September 10th and throughout the show, donations for hurricane relief were solicited for those affected in both Texas and Florida. Never fear, though. Politics dominated the final question competition and yes, it was all about President Trump. Breaking with the tradition of one question per finalist in the final round...
  • Seahawks player Michael Bennett sits for the national anthem after his controversial [tr]

    09/11/2017 6:03:59 AM PDT · by C19fan · 54 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | September 11, 2017 | Mary Kekatos and Alex Raskin
    Seattle Seahawks star Michael Bennett joined other NFL athletes on Sunday in protesting the treatment of minorities by US law enforcement during season-opening weekend. Michael sat on a bench as The Star-Spangled Banner played before the Seahawks' opener against the Green Bay Packers, while teammate Justin Britt put a hand on his shoulder.
  • Miss America gets Political! Miss North Dakota, 23, takes the Crown after Telling Judges [Trunc]

    09/11/2017 5:47:08 AM PDT · by Cecily · 55 replies
    Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | September 10, 2017
    Miss North Dakota, a 23-year-old who said President Donald Trump was wrong to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord, was named Miss America 2018 Sunday night in Atlantic City. Cara Mund topped a field of 51 contestants to win the crowd in the New Jersey seaside resort, where most of the 97 Miss Americas have been selected. In one of her onstage interviews, Mund said Trump was wrong to withdraw the U.S. from the climate accord aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to global warming. Multiple questions revolved around the political climate and President...
  • George Clooney compares hurricane victims to Syrian refugees

    09/10/2017 4:48:57 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 78 replies
    George Clooney compares hurricane victims to Syrian refugees 'People in Houston are now refugees based on something that had nothing to do with them,' Clooney tells TIFF By Haydn Watters, CBC News Posted: Sep 10, 2017 4:20 PM ET Last Updated: Sep 10, 2017 4:20 PM ET Houston is Syria quite honestly." And just like that, George Clooney steered his Suburbicon press conference into serious territory Sunday afternoon at TIFF, comparing the Syrian refugee crisis to the hurricane devastation in the southern U.S. "People in Houston are now refugees based on something that had nothing to do with them. They...
  • Aaron Rodgers defends Colin Kaepernick, says embattled QB ‘should be on a roster’

    09/08/2017 12:47:13 PM PDT · by aquila48 · 86 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 30, 2017
    Green Bay Packers star quarterback Aaron Rodgers said former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick “should be on a roster right now” but said he is not “because of his protests” during the playing of The Star Spangled Banner. Rodgers told ESPN he thinks Kaepernick should play in the NFL, but he believed the former quarterback’s national anthem protests were keeping him from a job. "I think he should be on a roster right now," Rodgers said. "I think because of his protests, he's not." Rodgers, 33, said he would not sit during the anthem, as some NFL players have...
  • BREAKING Obama Responds To Trump

    09/06/2017 9:50:36 AM PDT · by yoe · 116 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | September 5, 2017 | Peter Hasson
    Former President Obama lashed out at President Trump for ending the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) amnesty program, which was thought to be on shaky legal ground. Obama ripped Trump as “cruel,” lacking ” basic decency” and acting “contrary to our spirit, and to common sense.” “To target these young people is wrong – because they have done nothing wrong. It is self-defeating – because they want to start new businesses, staff our labs, serve in our military, and otherwise contribute to the country we love. And it is cruel,” Obama wrote in a lengthy Facebook post. “What...
  • Obama speaks out on Trump administration's DACA action

    09/05/2017 1:22:56 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 91 replies
    CBS News ^ | September 5, 2017 | Staff
    Former President Obama condemned the Trump administration's decision to rescind a policy that enabled undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children to remain here with temporary permits. "Let's be clear: the action taken today isn't required legally," the former president wrote in a Facebook post. "It's a political decision, and a moral question." "Whatever concerns or complaints Americans may have about immigration in general, we shouldn't threaten the future of this group of young people who are here through no fault of their own, who pose no threat, who are not taking away anything from the rest of us,"...
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Trump Is ‘Bizarre,’ Really Just ‘Off’

    09/03/2017 10:24:41 PM PDT · by 867V309 · 94 replies ^ | 3 Sep 2017 | Pam Key
    Sunday on MSNBC’s “PoliticsNation,” former NBA great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar said President Donald Trump’s reaction to the violence in Charlottesville, VA was “bizarre and totally unbelievable.”
  • LOOK: Susan Sarandon joins more than 1,000 at Kaepernick rally at NFL offices

    08/24/2017 8:40:37 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 115 replies
    CBS Sports ^ | August 24, 2017 | Will Brinson
    The fury surrounding the employment status of Colin Kaepernick has been taken to a new level, reaching full-blown froth on Wednesday night in the form of a rally at NFL headquarters attended by thousands to protest Kaepernick being unsigned by a team. [Snip] According to Tim Rohan of, the group of activists who organized the rally -- The People's Consortium for Human and Civil Rights, led by president Reverend Stephen Green -- had three demands of the NFL. That the NFL institute a policy to protect players' rights to have freedom of speech, so they can kneel, raise a...
  • De Niro: Trump Is a 'Flat-Out, Blatant Racist' Who's Going to 'Sink Himself'

    08/22/2017 2:25:15 PM PDT · by yoe · 76 replies
    Fox Insider News ^ | August 21, 2017 | Staff
    [snip]Now, in a new interview with "Deadline," De Niro is taking aim at Trump again. The two-time Academy Award winner said that Trump is "dangerous," but he would be even more dangerous if he was "smart."
  • Steve Earle Lashes Out at ‘Fascist’ President Trump

    08/19/2017 3:03:13 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 95 replies
    Taste of Country ^ | August 19, 2017 | Sterling Whitaker
    Steve Earle speaks out about President Trump in a no-holds-barred new interview, calling him a “fascist” and saying he doubts he will finish his first term. “I don’t see how he does it,” the outspoken singer-songwriter tells Rolling Stone Country. “Although it’s hard to predict what this guy’s gonna do. We’ve never had an orangutan in the White House before. There’s a lot of ‘What does this button do?’ going on. It’s scary. He really is a fascist. Whether he intended to be or not, he’s a real live fascist.” Trump has been one of the most controversial presidents in...
  • Chris Evans: Trump has 'zero societal awareness and understanding'

    08/18/2017 12:16:32 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 45 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 1, 2017 | Fox News
    Chris Evans lashed out at President Trump on Tuesday, calling him a “reckless moron” on Twitter. The “Captain America” star was apparently fired up after White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said during a briefing on Monday that POTUS’ remarks to Long Island law enforcement Friday were a “joke.” Evans shared a video of the President’s speech last week. “You reckless moron. Do you have any idea what you're encouraging? You think a 'joke' makes it ok?? ZERO societal awareness and understanding."
  • Rosie O’Donnell: If You Work With ‘Adolf Trump,’ ‘Yes U (bleeping) Are a Nazi’

    08/17/2017 2:34:05 PM PDT · by RC one · 33 replies
    headlineoftheday ^ | Aug 17, 2017 | T.A. Reid
    Actress and longtime Donald Trump nemesis Rosie O’Donnell lashed out at the president once more on Tuesday, taking to her Twitter account to say that anyone who “stands” with or “works” with Trump in any capacity is a “Nazi.”The 55-year-old comedian posted several messages on her social media account Tuesday afternoon in an apparent response to a press conference called by Trump in which the president denounced the media’s coverage of Saturday’s deadly attack at a Charlottesville political protest, at which a woman was killed and 19 others injured after a man deliberately drove a car into a crowd. “[R]epublicans...
  • Helen Mirren Dismisses Ivanka Trump as Out-of-Touch Fluff, Hopes Melania Will Take President Down

    08/17/2017 5:41:09 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 64 replies
    People ^ | 8/15/2017 | Char Adams
    Dame Helen Mirren has never been one to bite her tongue. The 72-year-old Oscar-winning actress gave her thoughts on First Lady Melania Trump and Donald‘s right-hand woman Ivanka in a new interview for the August issue of Allure — and, naturally, didn’t hold back. “[Ivanka] talks a good game, but there’s no substance,” Mirren said. “Her book [Women Who Work] is so ignorant about how the majority of women live, talking about ‘Make time for yourself to have a massage.’ Puh-lease.” As for Ivanka’s father, Mirren says Donald is “less of an extremist than he lets on.” “[Donald] just...
  • 100 Artists Sign Guitar for Planned Parenthood - Michael Stipe, Florence Welch, Feist, and More

    04/19/2017 6:49:56 AM PDT · by Morgana · 78 replies ^ | April 19, 2017 | Christopher Roberts
    Over 100 artists have signed an acoustic guitar for Planned Parenthood and for $10 you can buy a drawing ticket to enter to win the guitar. Among the artists to sign it are R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe, Florence Welch of Florence and the Machine, Feist, Fred Armisen, Sleater-Kinney's Carrie Brownstein, Mac DeMarco, Lady Gaga, Arctic Monkey's Alex Turner, My Morning Jacket's Jim James, The National's Matt Berninger, Perfume Genius, The War on Drugs' Adam Granduciel, Arcade Fire's Richard Reed Parry, Tom Petty, Andrew Bird, Queens of the Stone Age, Ryan Adams, Katy Perry, Ty Segall, Luna's Dean Wareham and Britta Phillips,...
  • Jodie Foster Leads Hundreds at Hollywood’s Anti-Trump Rally: ‘It’s Time to Engage’

    02/24/2017 8:00:32 PM PST · by simpson96 · 142 replies
    The Wrap ^ | 2/24/2017 | Ross A. Lincoln, Itay Hod
    Industry pros, entertainers and civilians assembled by the hundreds today for United Talent Agency’s “United Voices” rally outside the company’s Beverly Hills headquarters. Among the featured speakers at the event protesting Trump administration immigration policies was Oscar-winner Jodie Foster, who told the crowd that “it’s time to engage.” “As the very, very dead Frederick Douglass one said, ‘Anytime is a good time for illumination,'” Foster said. “And this is the time for illumination. I believe this time is filled with light.” UTA canceled its annual Oscars bash and organized the event after Donald Trump issued an executive order temporarily banning...