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What We’re Reading Today: Lockdown Madness, Obamagate Update, SpaceX Launch … And More

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Headlines that caught our eye.

Lockdown Madness

The Price of a Lockdown: Complete Economic Free Fall in California — New York Times

Coronavirus: I was in the stay-home-until-it’s-safe camp. But I just can’t take it anymore. — USA Today

America Is Reopening: The Lockdown Dems Look Foolish — Steve Moore, Real Clear Politics

Michigan Gov’s Husband Tried to Jump Boater Line in Lockdown — Newsmax

Biden

Ilhan Omar Believes Reade’s Assault Claims, Will Still Vote for Biden — Star Tribune

Joe Biden questions my blackness one moment, defends racist 1994 crime bill the next — Paris Dennard, USA Today

To Save Time, The Babylon Bee Will Now Just Republish Everything Biden Says Verbatim — Babylon Bee

Stealing Elections

Republican Groups Sue California’s Newsom Over Mail-In-Vote Order — Reuters

Dems re-branding their plan to steal the election — American Thinker

Economy

Consumer Confidence rises in May as economy begins to reopen — Yahoo Finance

The general election scenario that Democrats are dreading — Politico

Dem Economist Predicts Most Explosive Recovery Ever. Democrats Predictably Horrified — PJ Media

Big Tech

YouTube is deleting comments with two phrases that insult China’s Communist Party  —  The Verge

Obamagate

The FBI documents that put Barack Obama in the ‘Obamagate’ narrative – John Solomon, Just The News

In Other News

U.S. to Return to Human Spaceflight With Historic SpaceX Launch — The Guardian

New York Times Appears To Celebrate Impending Taliban Victory — Hot Air

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