Utah Physician Says She’ll Happily Do The Job Jason Chaffetz Won’t

April 21, 2017

… common purpose to oppose what [President Donald Trump] stands for. paid, out-of-state protesters. Then came Chaffetzs comment that low-income Americans In just two days, Allen Crowdpac fundraising page, with more than 14,000 individual donations, including from former television talk-show host In a post to Facebook,Chaffetz said he planned to spend more time with his family and return to the private sector. He also said he has no ulterior motives, that he is confident he would have been …

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Eric Trump Actually Complained About Mean People On Twitter

April 19, 2017

In an interview with Irelands Independent newspaper, the son of President Donald Trump blasted people who are mean on Twitter: Trump was responding to a question about golfer Rory McIlroy, who came under fire on social media after playing a round of golf with the president. Eric Trump also complained that politics is mean. His father on the campaign trail incited violence against protesters, criticized the family of a fallen soldier, and suggested that the father of then-rival Ted Cruz …

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Violent clashes in Venezuela as thousands protest socialist government

April 9, 2017

(CNN)Thousands of protesters clashed Saturday for a fifth consecutive day with security forces in Caracas, the Venezuelan capital. Officers in riot gear blocked a highway as marchers tried to advance, chanting “Liberty, Liberty!” protesters tossed rocks and returned tear gas canisters used against them. The Venezuelan National Guard also used water tanks against the demonstrators as thousands of them marched from eastern Caracas, an opposition bastion, toward downtown, where most …

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Peter Taylor: How has terror changed in 50 years? – BBC News

April 1, 2017

… it’s too late. [I] never felt a whole person again.” Image caption Peter Taylor covered the early years of the Troubles The blanket protest by the IRA prisoners in the Maze started in 1977. They refused to wear prison uniform, insisting they were political prisoners and not criminals. The protesters resorted to wearing only a blanket to try and force the issue. To try and understand the situation from the other side of the cell doors, I met Desmond Irvine, the secretary of the …

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Uber President Jeff Jones Quits Amid Company Controversies

March 20, 2017

… pricing during a taxi strike at at major airports around the country. Taxi drivers were striking in solidarity with the thousands of protesters who had gathered to protest President Donald Trumps immigration ban. 200,000 Uber customers to deletetheir accounts. As a result, Kalanick resignedfrom his role on Trumps Economic Advisory Council. Jones full statement reads: 6 Facts About Uber 1 of 6 Wouldn’t it be nice to push a button on your smartphone …

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Confederate Flag Appears Outside NCAA Tournament In South Carolina

March 20, 2017

A Confederate flag was hoisted up a flagpole attached to a car near two NCAA tournament games in South Carolina on Sunday, just two years after the state was permitted to host the sporting events thanks to the flags removal from state grounds. In addition to the large flag that was seen waving near Greenvilles Bon Secours Wellness Arena where the mens games were taking place, protesters were seen carrying the flag on the streets below. People tend to mistake this for a race thing. Its not …

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The Turkey-Netherlands Spat Is A Reminder Of A New Specter Haunting Europe

March 18, 2017

… a Dutch mayor hed given special forces the go ahead to open fire on the Turkish crowd in Rotterdam if they found it necessary and the protests in Istanbul where someone the Dutch flag at the consulate with the Turkish one, I was initially reminded of the protest culture in my homeland or rather its violent suppression by the Turkish state. This was, after all, precisely the kind of the Turkish police force had towards protesters at Gezi Park in Istanbul during 2013s environmentalist …

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After Outcry, Arizona GOP Kills Bill That Would’ve Treated Protesters Like Terrorists

March 1, 2017

An Arizona bill that would have let the state government charge protesters the same way it charges terrorists will not get a hearing in the state House, Speaker J.D. Mesnard (R) said Monday. Last Wednesday,Senate Bill 1142 passed the states upper chamber on a party-line vote, prompting an outcry from watchdogs like the American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona over its chilling implications for free speech. Hundreds of people called Mesnards office to voice their concerns about the bill, he …

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Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters Abandon Camp After Trespassing Threat

March 1, 2017

The oldestDakota Access Pipeline protest camp was emptying out on Tuesday after federal agents ordered people to disperse, saying they were trespassing on Native American land in North Dakota. Bureau of Indian Affairs agents issued a Feb. 27 deadline for people to leave the Sacred Stone camp and other sites on the Standing Rock Sioux reservation. Tribal officials said the camps werent authorized, though the tribe had welcomed protesters for months. A BIA spokeswoman told HuffPost that agents …

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