Tag: freedom of speech

Obama Reportedly ‘Livid’ With Trump Over Wiretapping Tweets

Former President Barack Obama was “livid over [President Trump’s] accusation that he bugged the Republican campaign offices, believing that Mr. Trump was questioning both the integrity of the office of the president and Mr. Obama himself,” people close to Obama told The Wall Street Journal. Things have been souring between Trump and his predecessor for…

Trump Block Free Press From WH: CNN, Buzzfeed, NYT, Politico & LA Times

Several major news outlets found themselves blocked from attending a Friday White House press briefing with Sean Spicer, the Press Secretary, the latest sign of worsening relations between the Trump administration and the media attempting to cover it. The New York Times, CNN, the Los Angeles Times, Huffington Post, Buzzfeed and Politico were among the…

Trump Threatens Funds Cut After UC Berkeley Protest

The University of California, Berkeley on Wednesday canceled a scheduled speech by Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos after violent protests erupted. β€œThe violence was instigated by a group of about 150 masked agitators who came onto campus and interrupted an otherwise nonviolent protest,” UC Berkeley said in a statement. Fires were lit and firebombs were set…

Federal Government Blocks Dakota Access Oil Pipeline Route

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Sunday that it would not approve permits to build the Dakota Access oil pipeline under Lake Oahe, a reservoir on the Missouri River near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation. The decision halted construction, a major victory for members of the tribe and other activists who have been protesting…

[VIDEO] Money in Politics – GOP & Megyn Kelly Hypocrisy

Jon Stewart smacks down Megyn Kelly for hypocrisy over GOP corruption Jon Stewart exposes the GOP Hypocrisy in his segment: Friends with Benefactors EXCELLENT! Hillary Clinton comes under fire for a foreign donations corruption scandal, despite pervasive campaign finance deregulation and obscene political spending within the U.S.