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Thu Feb 2, 2017, 07:15 AM

Trump Tweets Threat to Cut Federal Funds to Berkely for Breitbart Protest

Donald J. Trump ✔ @realDonaldTrump
If U.C. Berkeley does not allow free speech and practices violence on innocent people with a different point of view - NO FEDERAL FUNDS?

Updated at 6:40 a.m. ET

A planned appearance by far-right commentator Milo Yiannopoulos was canceled Wednesday at the University of California, Berkeley, after a group of protesters shot fireworks at police, broke windows, started fires and threw barricades.

It's far from the first time a Yiannopoulos speaking event was canceled because of protests, which occur regularly at his events.


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In a statement, the university said: "The violence was instigated by a group of about 150 masked agitators who came onto campus and interrupted an otherwise non-violent protest."

It said that at the time more than 1,500 protesters were gathered outside the event.

"This was a group of agitators who were masked up, throwing rocks, commercial grade fireworks and Molotov cocktails at officers," UC Berkeley Police Chief Margo Bennet told The Associated Press. Police put the campus on lock down for several hours. There were no reports of arrests or serious injuries, according to the AP.

On Twitter Thursday morning, President Trump questioned future federal funding for the school, saying it "does not allow free speech."


http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/02/02/512992000/breitbart-editors-event-canceled-as-protests-turn-violent-at-uc-berkeley


Anyone still think Trump is not a threat to free speech?


The article states that the black bloc violent actors were NOT students and arrived seperate from the peaceful protestors.

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no_hypocrisy Feb 2017 #1
SammyWinstonJack Feb 2017 #2
orangecrush Feb 2017 #3

Response to orangecrush (Original post)

Thu Feb 2, 2017, 07:29 AM

1. Likely the first act of Jerry Falwell, Jr. when he's installed.

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Response to orangecrush (Original post)

Thu Feb 2, 2017, 07:41 AM

2. ROFL!. From the guy who hates free speech. Allows his people to

Suggest reporters be fired for their free speech....and on and on and on.
He's bullied his way through life and he'll bully his way through these next four years. It's sickening! You rotten tRump voters, are you happy NOW!

Every damn morning, I wake up to more crap from this bullying thug. I am sick of it!
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Response to SammyWinstonJack (Reply #2)

Thu Feb 2, 2017, 05:14 PM

3. Hang on, Sammy.

This guy is vastly overreaching only days in.

He will bring himself down in short order.

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