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July 23rd, 2020
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The mayor of Portland and the governor of Oregon might not like it, but President Trump has a winning issue with his federal law enforcement deployments. Source: Why Trump is winning the national policing argument
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July 17th, 2020
culture vs counter culture
The problem with snowflakes is that eventually they melt. So here’s a message to any part of the cancel culture: If you don’t want people to cancel you or your work, then stop cancelling the work of others. Source: Cancel Culture Forgets It Can Be Canceled Too | Newsmax.com
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June 19th, 2020
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By:  John Stossel – t0wnhall.com – June 17, 2020 For my internet video this week, my staff showed me clips of violent cops. It’s not just Derek Chauvin kneeling on George Floyd’s neck for almost nine minutes — it’s the other cops who just watch. It’s the Buffalo cops who floored a protester and simply walked by as he lay...
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June 18th, 2020
Trump signs exec order to reform police
By: Caitlin Oprysko – politico.com = June 16, 2020 Although he was ostensibly in the Rose Garden to discuss police reform, Trump delivered an emphatic defense of law enforcement as a whole, rejecting complaints of systemic racism in policing and contending that only a “very tiny” percentage of police are so-called bad apples. The text of the executive order itself...
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June 9th, 2020
Police Car-Fire
By: Hans von Spakovsky & Cully Stimson – dailysignal.com – June 08, 2020 From the civil rights movement of the 1960s to the 2009 Taxpayer March on Washington in 2009 to the annual March for Life in our nation’s capital, peaceful protests have been a hallmark—and strength—of American democracy. But the violence that has erupted around the protests over the death of George Floyd has nothing to...
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June 3rd, 2020
Police stand in rows on steps
By: Tim Worstall – washingtonexaminer.com – June 02, 2020 We can disagree, Left and Right, on how to handle the debate about racial justice spurred by the killing of George Floyd. But we should all be able to agree on at least one step forward: abolish police unions. I would argue, strongly, that it wasn’t racism (whether institutional or structural) that killed Floyd...
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May 22nd, 2020
Protestors in masks call for reopening Texas
By: Ben Crenshaw – wsj.com – May 18, 2020 The debate over reopening the economy has a peculiar characteristic: It breaks down almost entirely along political lines. Liberals emphasize the dangers of an open society, shaming those who want to go back to work. Conservatives argue the opposite. Red states are steadily reopening, while most blue states lag. House Democrats believe...
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May 21st, 2020
vaccine - vial & syringe
By: Merrill Matthews – thehill.com – May 20, 2020 When a COVID-19 vaccine becomes available, I will be one of the first in line. But the fact is U.S. adults tend to have low vaccination rates. If the government determines that vaccinations are essential to stemming the spread of the disease, would it – could it – mandate vaccination compliance?...
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May 21st, 2020
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By: Merrill Matthews – ipi.org – May 19, 2020 Two key statements stand out in a recent Wall Street Journal news story about New York’s decision to send patients with Covid-19 to their nursing homes. One is a quote from Democratic Assemblyman Ron Kim, who represents Queens: “The state has failed to protect the lives of the most vulnerable members of our...
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May 12th, 2020
e Neguse Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Establish
By: Congressman Van Taylor and Congressman Joe Neguse – vantaylor.house.gov – April 29, 2020 WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Van Taylor (R-TX-03) and Congressman Joe Neguse (D-CO-02) announced the introduction of a bill establishing a Federal Commission to address the current shortcomings of the Strategic National Stockpile. Congressman Van Taylor (R-TX-03) said, “COVID-19 has presented an unprecedented threat and has impacted every facet of...
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