George has been doing his best to push back against the incoming administration.
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Takei's constitutional rights were violated as a child.
George Takei is not taking President-elect Donald Trump’s flag burning condemnation lying down. On Tuesday, Trump tweeted that he believes those who engage in burning the American flag ? which is a Constitutional right, as the Supreme Court ruled in 1989’s Texas v. Show More Summary
One day, we’ll have an entire Tumblr account for hilarious VR accidents, but until then, George Takei’s Facebook account will have to do. Takei, the Star Trek alum and current boss of sharing things on Facebook, recently shared a video of a man attempting to conquer a virtual cliff while inside an Oculus headset; it didn’t go well. Show More Summary
Welcome to Donald Trump's America, where rather than a freedom guaranteed by The Constitution, personal expression could potentially land you in jail. In the President-Elect's latest Twitter gaffe, he declared that the act of burning the American flag should be punishable by jail time or even LOSS OF CITIZENSHIP. Related: Trump Falsely Claims He Won The Popular [...]
For his latest bizarre un-presidential decree, President-elect Donald Trump tweeted early Tuesday morning that he would imprison or strip away the citizenship of anyone who burns the American flag in protest, an act of intimidation that anyone with reasonable knowledge of the laws of this land has already recognized as ... More »
Recently, George Takei was a guest on the Tomorrow Show with Keven Undergaro where he spoke about Star Trek, Sulu, LGBTQ issues...
"Star Trek" actor George Takei wants to throw cold water on Donald Trump's proposal to punish those who burn the American flag.
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A registry of Muslims sounds dangerously similar to Japanese internment camps
George Takei’s Allegiance: The Broadway Musical will play in select theaters across Canada thanks to Cineplex Events. Inspired by the true-life experiences of George Takei, Allegiance realtes the emotional story of a Japanese American family whose lives re upended by the internment of Japanese Americans during WWII. Show More Summary
An email from George Takei for myDemocrats.org: Just a few weeks after my fifth birthday, in the spring of 1942, my parents got my younger brother, my baby sister, and me up very early, hurriedly dressed us, and quickly started to pack. When...Show More Summary
Trump's supporters claim that they love America, and believe that simply saying 'we're number one,' is enough to make our country 'great again.' They think that anyone who points out America's flaws is not a good American, like when Bush invaded Iraq, no one could protest the war without being deemed a traitor. Show More Summary
With Brandon Victor Dixon as its mouthpiece, the cast of Hamilton called on Mike Pence to "work on behalf of all" Americans when Pence attended —and was booed at — a performance of the show Friday night. On Saturday morning, President-elect...Show More Summary
Early one morning, a few weeks after his fifth birthday, George Takei’s parents woke him. They were hurried, packing quickly, and Takei gazed out the window. He saw two soldiers marching up his East Los Angeles driveway, carrying rifles with shiny bayonets. The solders stomped up the front porch...
ACTUALLY, GEORGE, IT WAS DEMOCRATS WHO INTERNED YOUR FAMILY. SO GIVEN YOUR POLITICAL LOYALTIES, SHOULDN’T THAT BE “WE,” NOT “THEY?” George Takei: They interned my family. Don’t let them do it to Muslims.
In an essay for Washington Post titled, "They interned my family. Don't let them do it to Muslims," Star Trek's George Takei writes about his family's time in the Japanese interment camps and asks, have we learned nothing from histo...
As reported by ABC News, during an interview Megyn Kelly of Fox News had with Carl Higbie – a Trump supporter – Higbie indicated that precedent for the creation of a Muslim registry could be found in the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. Show More Summary
Star Trek actor and social media presence George Takei has been very open in discussing his early childhood, when he and his family were taken from their home and placed in an internment camp for Japanese Americans during World War II. Show More Summary