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What We’re Reading Today: Biden A Bernie Bro, Bill Gates Goes Nuclear, California’s Holy War … And More

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Some headlines that caught our eye.

Election 2020

Biden = Bernie, Obama admits. Just look at their policies — Sally Pipes, Fox News

It’s Biden’s to lose (and he still could): State of the race after the conventions — NBC News

Riots And Joe Biden’s Joe Isuzu Problem — Steven Hayward, Power Line

Biden Attempts to Speak Complete Sentences With Mixed Results — Bongino Report

Why Joe Biden is losing ground in key swing states — David Harsanyi, New York Post

The Mob

Police Investigating Antifa Supporter Michael Reinoehl in Portland Shooting — Wall Street Journal

CNN’s Chris Cillizza: Here’s Why Trump Is Calling The Protests ‘Riots’ (Hint: Because They’re Riots) — Hot Air

Gunshots reportedly fired at pro-Trump caravan in LA; car tire blown out; another car’s window smashed — The Blaze

Energy

Bill Gates’ nuclear venture plans reactor to complement solar, wind power boom — Reuters

California’s green dream is actually a nightmare — Mark J. Perry, American Enterprise Institute

Blackouts expose need for expanding energy storage — Orange County Register

California

California’s Property-Tax Holy War — Steven Malanga, City Journal

Blackouts and Fires: California’s Summer Attractions — Joel Kotkin, RealClearEnergy

California is a failed state. How do we know? They’re moving to Arizona in droves — Jon Gabriel, Arizona Republic

Odd News

Goat steals, eats mail outside Alabama home — United Press International

Stranded Mariners Rescued From Island, Thanks To ‘SOS’ Etched In Sand — NPR

The world’s most appealing accents revealed — The Week

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