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Cons: high taxes, insane politicians, ridiculous regulations, political correctness, short growing season, multiple nuclear power plants, high population density
“We live in the New York City bubble and don’t worry much about certain issues,” Chappelle Golston said. “But we have to realize Trump carried 46 of our 62 counties in the state. This would not be a progressive bastion figuring out ways to make our Constitution more progressive. There will be delegates with other agendas, and that leads to compromise.”
Social media gives social movements a quick, no-cost method to organize, disseminate information, and mobilize people. [ 28 ] The 2011 Egyptian uprising (part of the Arab Spring), organized largely via social media, motivated tens of thousands of protestors and ultimately led to the resignation of Egyptian President Mubarak on Feb. 11, 2011. [ 29 ] A July 4, 2011 tweet from @Adbusters with the hashtag #occupywallstreet started the American Occupy movement, [ 30 ] and Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Twitter, and FireChat, were used by pro-democracy Occupy protesters to organize and share event details in Hong Kong in 2014. [ 211 ] In 2015, the Black Lives Matter grassroots campaign addressed racism and police brutality in the United States and successfully pressured the 2016 presidential candidates to publicly address the issue. [ 212 ]
Refusing to stand for the national anthem angers many and sows division in our country. Kaepernick and others who have refused to stand for the national anthem have caused division among their teams, their fans, and across the country. The Santa Clara police union hinted they would boycott providing security at games after Kaepernick revealed his reasons for protesting the national anthem and wore socks depicting pigs in police uniforms. [ 14 ] [ 15 ] Fans have been burning Kaepernick's jersey to show their distaste for his actions. One video of a jersey on fire posted on Facebook was captioned, "He says he's oppressed making $126 million. Well, Colin, here's my salute to you." [ 17 ]