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What We’re Reading This Weekend: Trump Slaps China, Florida’s Model Opening, Charter School Wins … And More

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National Security

Trump pulls U.S. out of World Health Organization, slaps penalties on China over Hong Kong action — Washington Times

Minnesota Tragedy

The Unacceptably Unjust Death of George Floyd — Amy Swearer, The Daily Signal

Barr Says He’s Confident Justice Will Be Served in George Floyd Case — The Hill

Reopening

Florida Shows How to Re-Open the Right Way — City Journal

Many New York City Businesses Defy Dem Orders, Begin Reopening — CBS News

Several Reasons To Be Optimistic About The Stock Market  — Forbes

Dumb Lockdown

California’s COVID-19 Shutdown Was Driven by Science. Until It Suddenly Wasn’t. — Reason

Election 2020

Racial tragedies stoke pressure on Joe Biden to pick a nonwhite running mate — Washington Post

Biden losing economic argument to Trump as U.S. begins to re-open  —  Reuters

The House Seats Democrats and Republicans Are Trying to Flip — CBS News

Big Tech

Stop Pretending Twitter Is a Neutral Platform — The Federalist

Twitter as Prototype of the New High-Tech Totalitarianism. — The Epoch Times

Facebook allowed ‘Death to America’ advertising but censors US back-to-work rallies — Fox News

Pro Choice

Why Many Charter Schools Were Better Prepared for Covid-19 — Real Clear Education

You Heard It Here First

U.S. COVID-19 Death Toll Is Inflated — Real Clear Politics

Censorship

‘Hate Speech’ and the New Tyranny over the Mind  — Arthur Milikh, Heritage Foundation

Your Lyin’ Eyes

MSNBC reporter in front of burning liquor store: Protest “not generally speaking unruly” — Hot Air

The Horror

Tyson Foods to Shut Pork Plant as More Workers Catch Virus  — Newsmax

Parody(?)

Coronavirus: Monkeys ‘escape with COVID-19 samples’ after attacking lab assistant  —  Sky News

WHO Scientists Confirm Coronavirus Only Spreads At Conservative Protests — Babylon Bee

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