For Immediate Release: Call for All Americans to Block President Donald Trumps State of the Union Show

Freedom First Internal is calling for a viewer ban of President Donald J. Trumps “State of the Union address” on this Tuesday night. In the past President Trump has boasted that the viewership of his State of the Union speech was “the highest number in history” — many times those claims are odds with ratings figures released the day after.

For example, one year to date- Trump thanked supporters “for all the nice compliments and reviews” of his address and said 45.6 million people had watched.

Donald J. Trump


Thank you for all of the nice compliments and reviews on the State of the Union speech. 45.6 million people watched, the highest number in history. @FoxNews beat every other Network, for the first time ever, with 11.7 million people tuning in. Delivered from the heart!

In reality, the audience was smaller than the 48 million who watched Trump’s address to a joint session of Congress last year and smaller than several speeches delivered by recent predecessors. Barack Obama’s joint session speech in 2009 drew 52 million viewers; George W. Bush’s State of the Union address in 2003 drew 62 million viewers, and Bill Clinton’s joint session speech in 1993 drew 67 million viewers. 

A White House official, who was not authorized to speak for the president and spoke on the condition of anonymity, said that Trump intended to say that the cable ratings for his speech were the highest ever. In addition to the broadcast networks, the speech was carried on several cable networks, including Fox News, MSNBC and CNN, as well as the Spanish-language channels Univision and Telemundo.

We understand that the Trump administration uses the viewership of the state of the Union as noted in his tweet that Fox News to suggest favorability with his agenda. 

Mr. Trump’s approval rating has a net negative among the nation’s voters, and more say things in the country is on the wrong track than that they are going in the right direction. 

We highlight Mr. Trumps struggle and lack of clarity with growing racist incidents around the country

More recently, his political rise was built on promulgating the lie that the nation’s first black president was born in Kenya. He then launched his campaign with a speech describing Mexicans as rapists.

The media often falls back on euphemisms when describing Trump’s comments about race: racially loaded, racially charged, racially tinged, racially sensitive. And Trump himself has claimed that he is “the least racist person.” But here’s the truth: Donald Trump is a racist. He talks about and treats people differently based on their race. We at Freedom First International stand with a growing number of Dissatisfied Americans who believe He has done so for years, and he is still doing so.

Lastly, Our organization with other groups is now planning a major protest in Downtown Chicago to offset and also in opposition to the state of the Union.

The time will be Tuesday 1 East Jackson Blvd Chicago, IL at 4:30p. Two years ago our group along with others put just over 16,000 folks in Downtown Chicago to Protest the Trump election.


We are firmly convinced that we are on the right side of history and Mr.Trump’s dangerous racist agenda must be stopped.



Bishop Gregg L.Greer President of Freedom First International

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Chicago Based-Freedom First International has lead and organized some of the most renown civil rights cases in America-including Semaj Crosby, Tamir Rice and others

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(For National Distribution-Sent Sunday February 3, 2019) 10:00a.m. Central


One thought on “For Immediate Release: Call for All Americans to Block President Donald Trumps State of the Union Show

  1. State of the Union Protest: Trump/Pence Must Go!
    Date Tuesday February 05
    Time 5:30 PM
    Location Details
    Union Square, corner of Geary & Powell, San Francisco
    Event Type Protest
    Organizer/Author Refuse Fascism Bay Area

    State of the Union?!
    How about the state of HUMANITY?

    Enough of Trump and his fascist regime’s assaults on our lives, here and around the world. Enough of Trump’s reign of terror and the escalating damage inflicted on the interconnected ecosystems of this planet. Enough! Basta Ya!


    To The World’s Migrants and All of Humanity:
    We REFUSE To Accept a Fascist America!
    The Trump/Pence Regime Must Go!


    NO TO ALL ATTACKS — on immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers (a lynchpin and a battering ram of the Trump/Pence Regime’s entire fascist program), on women, on LGBTQ, on the Black masses, on people all over the world, and on science and the earth itself.

    ENOUGH OF THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY’S COMPLICITY on “border security,” family separation and asylum seekers. High tech drones, sensors, satellites, enhanced fencing and more border patrol agents is their plan for keeping immigrants out. We also must reject this plan, since it also leads to atrocities and is complicit with Trump’s program of ethnic cleansing.

    NO MORE RELYING ON SAVIORS TO OUST A FASCIST REGIME and of passivity rooted in illusion, of failed predictions that this fascist regime will self-implode any day or be swept aside by those at the top of this society. No more of that! Fascism can come to power through the ballot box but fascism cannot be voted out ~ the people must drive it from power.

    In the name of humanity, THIS IS A CALL FOR A NIGHT OF REFUSAL AND REJECTION OF A FASCIST AMERICA during Trump’s State of the Union. On Tuesday before, during, and after the State of the Union:

    GET ONTO STREET CORNERS…LET’S TAKE HISTORY INTO OUR OWN HANDS. Get your friends, colleagues and neighbors together and lets get the hell onto the streets, in two’s…three’s…twenty’s and hundreds, with posters, banners, projections, noise-makers (pots and pans and musical instruments…), expressing our REFUSAL to Accept a Fascist America. **

    Let’s drown them out and powerfully snatch the spotlight, with a massive and loud refusal and rejection of the entire fascist direction of this society and this world.

    Let this night of #RefusalAndRejection contribute to the time, in the not too distant future, when tens of thousands, in cities large and small, won’t just protest for a day, or one night, but will come back out, day after day and night after night, growing our protest from thousands to millions, to the achieve the single, unifying objective of driving out the fascist Trump/Pence regime. The people of the world are counting on us.
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