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What We’re Reading This Weekend: Lockdown Farce, Defunding Police, Economic Bounce … And More

Gerald L. Nino, CBP, U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security

Lockdowns and Protests

Coronavirus lockdowns: the ‘elephant in the room’ of the riots — Michael Fumento, Just the News

Gretchen “Lockdown” Whitmer Gives Up On Social Distancing, Marches Shoulder To Shoulder In Protests — Hot Air

The Lockdowns Are Now a Scandal — David Harsanyi, National Review

Michigan Supreme Court Unanimously Sides with 77-Year-Old Barber over Gov. Gretchen Whitmer  —  Breitbart

Police Reform

Democrats and Republicans in Congress Call for Action on Policing — Reuters

Defunding the Police Would Harm Black Americans — Epoch Times


The recovery from the coronavirus sure looks V-shaped, going by these charts — CNBC

Trump says stronger economy is best solution to racial injustice — Washington Times

Krugman goes bonkers again, with conspiracy theories about Trump’s record on jobs — American Thinker

Election 2020

Biden claims ’10 to 15 percent’ of Americans are ‘just not very good people’ — Fox Ne

Former George W. Bush Staffers Create PAC Supporting Joe Biden — Politics USA

GOP steps up legal assault on mail-in balloting, seeking injunction in California — Just the News


Black Conservatives Reject Media’s Racism, Victimhood Narratives, Condemn #BlackLivesMatter — Breitbart

Riots the Result of False Narrative on Black Victimization — National Review

A Look at Antifa, ‘Boogaloo,’ Others Blamed for Rioting — Newsmax

Great Moments in Science

Medical journal retracts hydroxychloroquine study that led WHO to halt drug trials — Just the News


Lisa Page Hired By NBC and MSNBC As Legal Analyst — Jonathan Turley

Electric vehicle advocates want to exploit pandemic to swindle $150B from taxpayers — Washington Examiner


Utopia Breaks Out In Minneapolis After Police Replaced With Chick-Fil-A Workers — Babylon Bee

Behold the Next Frontier in Corporate Wokeness — Washington Free Beacon

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