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What We’re Reading This Weekend: Dems Say Defund Police, CHAZ Needs Gatorade, Fauci’s Folly … And More

Defunding Police

Poll: Roughly two-thirds of Americans oppose defunding the police — but a majority of Dems support doing so — Hot Air

Minneapolis City Council resolves to replace police with community-led model — Reuters

Yes, We Mean Literally Abolish the Police  —  New York Times

What Happens When You Disband Police? Look at Mexico — The Federalist

Democrats, Not Republicans, Protect Dirty Cops — American Greatness

To understand what’s wrong with the US criminal justice system, follow the money — Mark Perry, Carpe Diem

 Why Can’t Big-City Democrats Reform the Police? — City Journal

Cancel Culture

Amazon may stop streaming ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ over Confederate flag, report says  — New York Post

‘Fawlty Towers’ Episode to Be Reinstated After John Cleese Attacks its Removal — Variety

Chait: Progressive data analyst was fired for citing research that riots hurt Democratic vote totals — Hot Air

 There’s an effort to get me fired at Cornell for criticizing the Black Lives Matter Movement — Legal Insurrection

‘Journalism’

The American Press Is Destroying Itself  —  Matt Tiabbi

CHAZ News

PHOTOS: Seattle ‘Autonomous Zone’ Has a Border Wall, Conducts ‘Deportations’ — Breitbart

Dispatch from ‘CHAZ’: Tweets call for guns, Gatorade and cigarettes as cops struggle to figure out who’s in charge — Fox News

EXCLUSIVE: We Have Correspondents On The Ground In Seattle’s No Cop Zone. Here’s What It Looks Like — Daily Caller

Weird News

Trump finalizes rule defining gender as a person’s biological sex — Washington Times

Coronavirus News

Dr. Fauci’s recurring disease ‘nightmares’ often don’t materialize — Michael Fumento, Just the News

Unnecessary Lockdowns Created Social Turmoil, Global Suffering — Real Clear Politics

CHAZ Humor

Trump Enacts Tariffs, Travel Ban On CHAZ — Babylon Bee

Ted Cruz shares ‘secret undercover video’ from the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone — Twitchy

Our Top 3 Stories of the Week

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