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What We’re Reading Today: BLM’s Red Roots, Forest Fire Facts, Cancel Costco … And More

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Headlines that caught our eye today.


Debating the Trump-Biden debates: Will they matter this time? — Andrew Malcolm, McClatchy

The Debates Could Seal Biden’s Fate  —  The Atlantic

Supreme Court

Trump to name Supreme Court pick by Saturday as Democratic hopes of blocking nomination dim — Reuters

Why Biden is sidestepping SCOTUS fight, won’t embrace court-packing — Fox News

Joe Biden Changes His Tune On Packing The Supreme Court — Daily Caller

Election 2020

Trump’s Law and Order Message Hitting the Mark in Minnesota — Washington Examiner

Mike Bloomberg’s team re-enfranchises 32,000 felons in Florida — all of whom are black or Latino — Hot Air

Trump Campaign Sees a Path to Reelection With or Without Florida — Washington Examiner

Polls: Biden still underperforming with Hispanic voters nationally and in Miami-Dade County  — Hot Air

Another Reason to Back Trump

13 Nobel Prize-winning economists back Biden  —  Axios

BLM’s Red Roots

Fact-Checking New York Times Fact-Checker on BLM’s China Links — Daily Signal

Like the Soviets, Black Lives Matter Purges Its History — Daily Signal

Media Bias

Forest Fires Aren’t at Historic Highs in the United States. Not Even Close — FEE

Our “Non-Partisan” Media At Work — Powerline

Close Your Golden Gate

Will Anyone Ever Be Able To Build Again in San Francisco? — Reason

Cancel Costco

Costco reportedly pulls Palmetto Cheese after founder calls Black Lives Matter a ‘terror organization’ — USA Today

Defund Hypocrites

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Defund the police’ activist Alyssa Milano calls 911 sparking massive police presence — Daily Mail

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