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What We’re Reading Today: Looters, Liars, Leftist Luxuries … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Our National Nightmare

Looters, Lockdowners, and the Law — Jeffrey A. Tucker, American Institute for Economic Research

The Media Are Lying To You About Everything, Including The Riots — The Federalist

Rioters Vandalize Memorial to Victims of Communism — Intellectual Takeout

Mayor de Blasio, And Other Leftist Luxuries — Steven Hayward, PowerLine

Mayor Lightfoot Pleads With Walmart, Other Retailers To Not Abandon Chicago — WBBM Radio

New Hotness: Celebrity Elite Demand Defunding Of Police Departments — Ed Morrissey, HotAir

Matters Of Faith

Can You Be Moral Without Being A Christian? — Mark Tapscott, HillFaith

Black looting victim: Our business ‘is our ministry’ — Acton Institute

The Truth About Men & Church — Touchstone

Time To Play

NHL announces format for Stanley Cup playoffs for when 2020 season resumes — CBS Sports

MLB will allow local governments to decide whether fans can attend games — Yahoo Sports

NBA approves 22-team format to finish season — ESPN

Satire

Government Jealous Of Rioters’ Speed, Efficiency In Destroying Local Businesses — Babylon Bee

Man with multiple personality disorder sues state for not being allowed to use carpool lane — Woken News Network

Hard-Up Famous Celebrity Couple Caught Looting Target Store — The Daily Squibb

Misc

Economists Worship Consumption. Lebanon Mocks Their Religion — John Tamny, RealClearMarkets

Sweden Sees Economic Growth in 1st Quarter Despite Global Pandemic — Jon Miltimore, Foundation for Economic Education

Covid vs. Climate Modeling: Cloudy With a Chance of Politics — RealClearInvestigations

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