FROM Annabel Park
Coffee Party, Antidote to the Tea Party, Launches Saturday If you're angry and want the government to go away, you may be a Tea Party Patriot . If you're angry but still think government does have a role to play, the National Coffee Party movement may be for you. Supporters say that CoffeePartyUSA.com had 170,000 visitors during its first week and claim 110,000 fans on Facebook , more than the Tea Party. Tomorrow, it's going from the virtual world to the real one, launching coffee parties around the country, says documentary filmmaker and movement founder, Annabel Park.
Terrorism and tweets, hate speech and murder Just days before an election, Britain is coping with a rash of deadly terrorism, and Prime Minister Theresa May is on the defensive. And again today, President Trump has tweeted criticism of the Mayor of London. Later, a double murder in Portland, Oregon has revealed the ugly past of a supposedly “progressive” city. One immediate question: is “hate speech” protected by the First Amendment?
Is the threat from Russia missing from the Russia meddling probe? There's much being made about the Trump administration's possible ties with Russia. But the bottom line is Russia's effort to influence American democracy. Do the President and his aides care enough to take action before voters go back to the polls?
Trump's new look at civil rights and global warming President Trump is reportedly ready to pull the US out of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. We look at the possible consequences. On the second half of the program, we hear about cuts in Obama-Era civil rights programs called for by the Trump Administration's first budget plan.
Will the Senate write a healthcare bill in secret? While Democrats and Republicans argue White House relations with Russia, another question is being decided behind closed doors: who gets help buying health insurance and who doesn't? We hear how the pros and cons are being shrouded in secrecy.