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Frederick Douglass National Historic Site

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Coronavirus Doesn’t Discriminate?

The Fullest Look Yet at the Racial Inequity of Coronavirus  — New York Times

Lies, Damn Lies and COVID-19 Statistics — PJ Media

Media Malpractice

The Media Are Lying About Trump’s Mt. Rushmore Speech — National Review

Election 2020

Trump Support Withering in Areas Where Virus Cases Are Rising  — Bloomberg

Newt Gingrich: Joe Biden’s 4th of July Video ‘Most Anti-American’ Speech by Presidential Candidate — Ever — Breitbart

Biden’s Already Sold Out to Far Left of Democratic Party — Powerline

Statue Update

Frederick Douglass statue ripped from base — CBS News

Baltimore: Statue of Columbus Torn Down, Tossed Into Harbor — The Hill


Oscar-winning Italian composer Ennio Morricone dies at 91 — Los Angeles Times

Wonder Why?

Americans leave large cities for suburban areas and rural towns — The Hill

Double Standards

Companies That Boycott Facebook Continue to Advertise on Russian Social Media Platform — Washington Free Beacon

Chicken Run

Republican revolt: Anti-Trump insurgents choose ‘country over party,’ defect to Biden — Washington Times


Get ready for the ugliest earnings season since the financial crisis — Yahoo Finance

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