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Three CEOs have now quit White House posts in protest of Trump's Charlottesville response

Three CEOs have now quit White House posts in protest of Trump's Charlottesville response Three CEOs have resigned from Donald Trump's manufacturing advisory council to register their disapproval of the president's weak initial response to last weekend's violent white supremacist gathering in Charlottesville.Frazier, who's African-American, slammed Trump's seeming refusal to explicitly name white supremacists and neo-nazis in his first couple statements on the violence on Saturday.

Jimmy Fallon fights back tears as he delivers powerful attack on Trump after Charlottesville

Jimmy Fallon fights back tears as he delivers powerful attack on Trump after Charlottesville We already knew that Jimmy Fallon doesn't hold back when it comes to addressing serious, critical issues.But this time, in the aftermath of the horrific events of this past weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia, he might have delivered his most powerful, politically charged statement yet.

Unhinged Trump was hard at work on Twitter before you'd even had your morning coffee

Unhinged Trump was hard at work on Twitter before you'd even had your morning coffee Another lovely day of waking up, logging onto Twitter, and screaming at the sight of Donald Trump's unhinged messages to America?After kicking off the morning by retweeting an article shared by Fox & Friends reporting President Trump is "'seriously considering' a pardon for ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio," Trump decided to retweet a reply from a user who was either calling Trump or Arpaio a fascist.

Seth Myers didn't mince words in his statement on Charlottesville and Donald Trump

Seth Myers didn't mince words in his statement on Charlottesville and Donald Trump " "If that choice of words made you feel sick to your stomach, the good news is that you're a normal and decent person," he said."The jury's still out on the president as he initially refused to condemn the white supremacist movement in this country.

In the face of Charlottesville, Riz Ahmed delivers incredible spoken word performance

In the face of Charlottesville, Riz Ahmed delivers incredible spoken word performance Sometimes, the best thing to do is just hand the mic to Riz Ahmed and let him do all the talking.The rapper, actor and activist visited the couch of The Tonight Show for a normal evening of conversation, but at the prompting of Jimmy Fallon, ended up standing in a spotlight delivering a stirring spoken word piece that he explained had been written 10 years ago.

Chelsea Clinton calls on Trump to apologize for 'vile and wrong' tweet

Chelsea Clinton calls on Trump to apologize for 'vile and wrong' tweet It's been a big day for Donald Trump on Twitter, and Chelsea Clinton has definitely noticed.In less than 140 characters, the Clinton condemned the retweeted cartoon of a Trump Train running over a person with a CNN logo covering his face as "vile and wrong.

GoFundMe is deleting campaigns created to support the Charlottesville attacker

GoFundMe is deleting campaigns created to support the Charlottesville attacker Since his admission, Fields' supporters have tried to start GoFundMe pages to boost his alleged $650-biweekly salary as a security guard, but the company is shutting down campaigns created in support of Fields.We don't tolerate the promotion of hate or intolerance of any kind, and if a campaign violates GoFundMe's terms of service, we'll remove it from the platform.

JK Rowling slams Trump supporters after total meltdown of a press conference

JK Rowling slams Trump supporters after total meltdown of a press conference Donald Trump kicked off Tuesday with some unhinged tweets and finished the day by devolving into a racist tire fire on national television and JK Rowling was there to make sense of it all.Besides saying the removal of Confederate statues was "changing history, you're changing culture," and comparing Robert E.

The internet attempts to comprehend Trump's unhinged press conference

The internet attempts to comprehend Trump's unhinged press conference When the press started asking questions, Trump went off.We don't say that lightly.

Trump just gave the most insane press conference about Charlottesville

Trump just gave the most insane press conference about Charlottesville Donald Trump shocked observers with an off-the-rails press conference on Tuesday in which he defended some of the people who took part in the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.A planned discussion about infrastructure quickly deteriorated when President Trump took questions from the media in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York.

Anyway, here are some 1-star reviews of Trump Winery

Anyway, here are some 1-star reviews of Trump Winery But he does know one thing: "A lot about Charlottesville.The topic came up at the close of Tuesday's unhinged presser, in which the president discussed infrastructure, defended white supremacists and then, naturally, brought up Trump Winery.

Obama's Charlottesville response just became most-liked tweet in history

Obama's Charlottesville response just became most-liked tweet in history Barack Obama may not be the president anymore but that's not stopping him from making history.Now, just days after the former president responded to the tragic violence with a powerful Nelson Mandela quote, his tweet has become the most-liked in history.

Anderson Cooper breaks down exactly why Trump's press conference should bother you

Anderson Cooper breaks down exactly why Trump's press conference should bother you The American public is still trying to process Donald Trump's disastrous press conference on Tuesday, in which he defended those who marched in a white supremacist rally.Later that day, Anderson Cooper broke down exactly what was so disturbing about the president's comments in a segment that lasted more than 11 minutes.

A single Donald Trump tweet just lost Amazon $6 billion in value

A single Donald Trump tweet just lost Amazon $6 billion in value Donald Trump knocked $6 billion off of Amazon before most of the country was awake.EST, Trump claimed Amazon was "doing great damage to tax paying retailers," resulting in the loss of jobs.

Mudkip's Stolen Memes #65

Mudkip's Stolen Memes #65 Don't wake me up (first draft) 2 mns agoLife is too short to worry 12 mns agoLeslie Nielsen almost got hit by lamp post bulb in Police Squad 16 mns agoGang Members React to Themselves Photoshopped Without Tattoos 21 mns agoThose fidget spinners are getting out of hand!26 mns ago"Dispatch, the chaotic good boy has been apprehended" 31 mns agoThis is what one district in Homs, Syria looks like.

Discord clamps down on hate groups

Discord clamps down on hate groups The popular gaming chat app Discord has cracked down on far right and hate groups, shutting down the altright.com Discord channel is infamously hateful, right wing and popular, and as of the recent action by the platform holder an unconfirmed number of the server's users have also been banned.

Donald Trump's dangerous new low: alt-right vs. alt-left

Donald Trump's dangerous new low: alt-right vs. alt-left The "alt-left" may not be far behind.Google Trend search data shows the popularity of the term "alt-left" versus "alt-right" over the past couple years.

How tech can stand up to racism and bigotry

How tech can stand up to racism and bigotry The tech industry has serious issues with bias and sexism — this is not news.Technology companies must seize the chance to resist hatred and stand on the front lines of resistance.

Trump's is disbanding his councils of business leaders entirely

Trump's is disbanding his councils of business leaders entirely As business leaders flee Donald Trump's manufacturing advisory council en masse over his weak Charlottesville response, another panel of business advisors has completely imploded.The president's Strategic and Advisory Forum, a group that includes leaders of major corporations like Walmart, General Motors, and Pepsi, has agreed to disband in light of the backlash to Trump's comments, CNBC first reported.