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Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear hanged in effigy as Second Amendment supporters protest coronavirus restrictions

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear hanged in effigy as Second Amendment supporters protest coronavirus restrictions

What started out as a freedom-loving celebration of the Second Amendment ahead of Memorial Day turned into Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear  and protesters chanting outside the governor’s mansion.The Second Amendment rally, meant to inspire people “about what it really means to be FREE,” according to , attracted at least 100 people to the Kentucky State Capitol in Frankfort on Sunday.It began as a celebration of constitutional rights but turned into a protest of coronavirus restrictions and Beshear’s administration. Folks toted guns and waved American and “Don’t tread on me” flags. Taps honored...

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Billionaires Increase Net Worth by $434B During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Billionaires Increase Net Worth by $434B During Coronavirus Lockdowns

The net worth of the United States’ billionaire class has increased by $434 billion during lockdown orders implemented by most states to slow the spread of the Chinese coronavirus.Between March 18 and May 19, the nation’s more than 600 billionaires have increased their net wealth by 15 percent from $2.9 trillion in March to now nearly $3.4 trillion, even as more than 36 million Americans are jobless.The of Forbes data, conducted by researchers with the left-leaning Americans for Tax Fairness group, detailed how the wealth of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Microsoft Co-Founder Bill Gates, Facebook...

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Trump's senior economic adviser referred to Americans returning to work as 'human capital stock'

Trump's senior economic adviser referred to Americans returning to work as 'human capital stock'

The words "Business Insider".Two crossed lines that form an 'X'. It indicates a way to close an interaction, or dismiss a notification.Senior White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett said on Sunday that America's "human capital stock" is ready to get back work as the country takes steps towards reopening. Speaking to on Sunday, Hassett discussed future unemployment and America's readiness to lift measures put in place to tackle the novel coronavirus spread."Our capital stock hasn't been destroyed, our human capital stock is ready to get back to work, and so there are lots of reasons to...

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Open Letter From LA County Public Health Professionals: Ferrer "Not Qualified," Ignored Early Coronavirus Outbreak Warnings

Open Letter From LA County Public Health Professionals: Ferrer "Not Qualified," Ignored Early Coronavirus Outbreak Warnings

Posted at 3:21 am on May 26, 2020 byShare on FacebookShare on Twitter(While we have been investigating the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic’s disproportionate effects in Los Angeles County and exposing the social justice agenda of the Department of Public Health’s director, Barbara Ferrer, we have been in contact with several confidential sources in various county departments and private medical facilities to develop stories. As a result of that ongoing investigation we’ve received the following open letter from public health professionals in Los Angeles County exposing serious issues in the...

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No Oil Bailout Is Worth the Green New Deal | National Review

No Oil Bailout Is Worth the Green New Deal | National Review

This article appears as “‘Stop Trying To Help Us,’ Says Oil Business” in the June 1, 2020, print edition of .ByRepublicans should draw a line on federal aid.By‘Stop trying to help us,’ the industry says.ByThere’s a reason Xi Jinping is promoting it.ByAn island in the pandemic.ByGwyneth Paltrow’s brand and Netflix series offer a course in narcissism.ByOn solitude chosen and solitude enforced.ByFrom Army aviator to the U.S. Senate?ByLessons from human nature about writing, politics, and Donald Trump.ByWhy conservatives should care about cities.ByA review of America on Trial: A Defense of the...

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Trump’s Gutter Politics Just Keep Getting Nastier

Trump’s Gutter Politics Just Keep Getting Nastier

By using this website, you consent to our use of cookies. For more information, visit our XThe Signal? Yet more ugly anti-immigrant gutter politics.Last week, the administration unveiled its latest xenophobic policy monstrosity. The target? , the high-tech workers who for years have been allowed into the country—not as an act of altruism on America’s part, but because it has been generally recognized that if the US immigration system is a magnet for skilled scientists, doctors, entrepreneurs, computer specialists, and so on, the country benefits tremendously.Now, however, as Trump and...

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Commentary: State should look into SoCalGas over COVID-19 threat against San Luis Obispo | CalMatters

Commentary: State should look into SoCalGas over COVID-19 threat against San Luis Obispo | CalMatters

The COVID-19 pandemic invites us to grapple with our interconnectedness as we rely on each other to keep ourselves safe and supported. Yet amid efforts to collaborate and creatively solve problems, Southern California Gas Co. is capitalizing on this crisis to bully and to sow division. That was the case when the city of San Luis Obispo, where I lead as mayor, received an unusual threat from the chairman of Californians for Balanced Energy Solutions, a group that SoCalGas created and funds. The chairman with “no social distancing” as he planned to bus in “hundreds and hundreds of pissed off...

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Trump’s Food Aid Program Gives Little Funding to the Northeast, Where Coronavirus Hit Hardest

Trump’s Food Aid Program Gives Little Funding to the Northeast, Where Coronavirus Hit Hardest

LatestNew York and New England have the most COVID-19 cases but received the second-lowest funding of any region. Maine can’t get any shipments because none of the selected contractors serve the state.By Isaac Arnsdorf|May 26, 2020 9:59 a.m.This story first appeared at . ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for to receive stories like this one in your inbox.President Donald Trump’s signature food aid program is sending less relief to New York and New England than other parts of the country, even though the Northeast has the most coronavirus cases. Some...

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Nearly 200,000 Wisconsin voters did not have to show a photo ID in the April election

Nearly 200,000 Wisconsin voters did not have to show a photo ID in the April election

Share This Story!Let friends in your social network know what you are reading aboutNearly 200,000 voters dubbed themselves indefinitely confined for the April election, allowing them to cast absentee ballots without providing a photo ID.A link has been sent to your friend's email address.A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the ConversationTo find out more about Facebook commenting please read theWelcome to our new and improved comments.This is a test to see whether we can improve the experience for you.You do not need a Facebook profile to participate.You will need to...

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Twitter 'deeply sorry' about Trump tweets on death of Scarborough intern, but won't remove them

Twitter 'deeply sorry' about Trump tweets on death of Scarborough intern, but won't remove them

Twitter said Tuesday that the company is “deeply sorry” for the pain caused by President Trump’s tweets demanding an investigation of MSNBC host Joe Scarborough in the death of a young woman who died in 2001 in his office, but the social media company won’t remove them, despite an outraged plea from her husband.The woman, Lori Klausutis, 28, worked for Scarborough, at the time a Republican congressman representing a district in Florida, and was found dead in his district office after she apparently fell and hit her head on the side of a desk, resulting in a fatal blood clot. A medical...

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Congress weighs choice: 'Go big' on virus aid or hit 'pause'

Congress weighs choice: 'Go big' on virus aid or hit 'pause'

AP NEWShttps://apnews.com/26b84025a47e1e504a53d8fa6d3c7e5fClick to copyhttps://apnews.com/26b84025a47e1e504a53d8fa6d3c7e5fClick to copyRelated topicsWASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is at a crossroads in , wrestling over whether to “go big,” as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants for the next relief bill, or hit “pause,” as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell insists. It’s a defining moment for the political parties heading toward and one that will affect the livelihoods of countless Americans suddenly dependent on the federal government. Billions of dollars in state aid, jobless benefits and...

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Pinkerton: Stand with the Chinese People Against Their Communist Regime

Pinkerton: Stand with the Chinese People Against Their Communist Regime

The only way that America can unite the world to contain communist China is if it can unite itself.Today, nobody is under any illusions about the chasm of polarization in the United States, and yet that cleft must be repaired, or at least diminished, if we are to withstand the threat from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). It’s simple: If China, boasting four times our population, is held together by the iron grip of the CCP, and if the United States is still disuniting, then the communists will win.To be sure, the U.S. will always have partisanship and division.In a free country, such...

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'Now is not the time:’ De Blasio chides Trump for pushing to reopen religious gatherings amid coronavirus

'Now is not the time:’ De Blasio chides Trump for pushing to reopen religious gatherings amid coronavirus

Let us pray -- at home. Mayor de Blasio said Tuesday it’s still way too early to allow churches and other religious groups to hold in-person services amid the coronavirus crisis in NYC. Advertisement “Everybody would like to come back,” Hizzoner said. “But now is not the time.” De Blasio made it clear that he was speaking out after Trump demanded that governors allow congregations of all sizes to start live services immediately. Advertisement “The president said any and all church services can restart,” he said. “The idea of people coming back, that would endanger everyone. It’s not the...

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Trump attacks Marine Vet congressman as an 'American fraud' on Memorial Day - U.S. News

Trump attacks Marine Vet congressman as an 'American fraud' on Memorial Day - U.S. News

Published at 14:28 Published at 14:28On Memorial Day, U.S. President Donald Trump attacked Democrat Congressman Conor Lamb, a Marine Corps veteran, as an “American fraud” and “puppet for Crazy Nancy Pelosi” in a Twitter endorsed for the lawmaker's Republican rival on Monday.Trump misspelled the Congressman’s name as “Connor Lamm” while boasting “Sean Parnell is an American Hero.” Lamb, who represents Pennsylvania's 17th congressional district, won a special election in 2019 by less than 1 percentage point. Lamb responded, “These people have been lying about my record since the day I became...

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Former CBS News President Believes ‘Liberal Leaning Media Has Passed Its Tipping Point’

Former CBS News President Believes ‘Liberal Leaning Media Has Passed Its Tipping Point’

A former CBS News president believes that “the ‘liberal leaning’ media has passed its tipping point” and that the gap in ideological differences will continue to expand, according to an op-ed published Monday in the Wall Street Journal. Van Gordon Sauter, who worked as a president in the 1980s, explained how “news organizations that claim to be neutral have long been creeping leftward.” Sauter also wrote that this leftward shift has been increased by journalists’ “loathing of Mr. Trump,” adding that “a return to balance would be commercially unviable.” “To many journalists, objectivity,...

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‘An international example of bad judgment’: Local officials stunned by raucous Memorial Day festivities

‘An international example of bad judgment’: Local officials stunned by raucous Memorial Day festivities

A pandemic couldn’t cancel America’s most crowded parties this Memorial Day weekend, even as the novel took at least 2,000 more American lives.At a flashy club in Houston, dozens splashed around the pool and sipped on drinks on the patio. In rural North Carolina, shoulder to shoulder at Ace Speedway on its opening night, where face masks were the exception. And in Daytona Beach, Fla., even after an event called “Orlando Invades Daytona” was canceled, hundreds still danced in the street and on top of cars near the boardwalk.“It looks like there are two people out the sunroof throwing money,”...

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The general election scenario that Democrats are dreading

The general election scenario that Democrats are dreading

"We are about to see the best economic data we’ve seen in the history of this country," says a top former economic adviser to Obama.Top policy officials on Joe Biden's campaign are preparing for a fall economic debate that might look very different than the one predicted at the start of the pandemic in March. | M. Scott Mahaskey/POLITICOIn early April, Jason Furman, a top economist in the Obama administration and now a professor at Harvard, was speaking via Zoom to a large bipartisan group of top officials from both parties. The economy had just been shut down, unemployment was spiking and...

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Seniors will make Donald Trump a one-term president

Seniors will make Donald Trump a one-term president

Follow Us   © 1996-2020 News CommunicationThe views expressed by contributors are their own and not the view of The Hill © GettyLast December, I wrote that ” The crux of my argument was the incumbent president’s precipitous drop in standing among independent voters in the wake of the impeachment vote. It is hard to believe a piece that centered on the president’s impeachment was just five months ago, given the rapid and devastating changes our country has endured since then. is still underwater with registered independents in the latest Gallup poll, . However, there is an even more...

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Trump retweets criticism of Joe Biden for wearing mask - CNN Video

Trump retweets criticism of Joe Biden for wearing mask - CNN Video

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds.President Donald Trump retweeted Fox News analyst Brit Hume's criticism of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden for wearing a mask in public.See MorePresident Donald Trump retweeted Fox News analyst Brit Hume's criticism of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden for wearing a mask in public.

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'Here We Go Again': Richest Hospitals Sitting on Billions in Cash Got Golden Bailouts Compared to Those Serving Poorest

'Here We Go Again': Richest Hospitals Sitting on Billions in Cash Got Golden Bailouts Compared to Those Serving Poorest

Published on by"If you ever hear a hospital complaining they don't have enough money, see if they have a venture fund."A patient is transferred from Elmhurst Hospital in New York on April 25, 2020. (Photo: John Lamparski/NurPhoto via Getty Images)While critics have noted in recent weeks the ways in which the Covid-19 pandemic has "," new reporting Monday reveals how some of the wealthiest hospital groups in the United States have received huge infusions of federal rescue funds even as they sat on billions of dollars in cash reserves and poorer hospitals and clinics struggle to maintain...

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Gov. Cuomo rings bell as NYSE floor reopens with new restrictions

Gov. Cuomo rings bell as NYSE floor reopens with new restrictions

Gov. Andrew Cuomo rings the bell as the New York Stock Exchange floor reopens for the first time since closing on March 23 due to the coronavirus.Read More

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Michigan governor: "I can’t for the life of me understand" Trump’s antagonism toward state

Michigan governor: "I can’t for the life of me understand" Trump’s antagonism toward state

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) said in an interview with "Axios on HBO" Monday that she "can’t for the life of me understand" President Trump's antagonistic attitude toward her state, pointing out that he won it by more than 10,000 votes in the 2016 election.The backdrop: unspecified federal funding to last week because the state government rolled out plans to expand voting-by-mail options amid the coronavirus pandemic. about Whitmer directly, claiming she's "way in over her head" with the coronavirus and that she "doesn't have a clue."What she's saying:"Why this antagonistic position...

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California church going to Supreme Court over in-person restrictions

California church going to Supreme Court over in-person restrictions

Follow Us   © 1996-2020 News Communication © Getty ImagesChurches in California were ordered to shut when Newsom issued a stay-at-home order on March 19.On Monday, the governor announced guidelines  for in-person services, at 25 percent capacity, with approval from county public health officials, but the Bay Area has yet to lift restrictions on people meeting for worship services. RisingChanging AmericaRisingDon't miss a brief.The Hill 1625 K Street, NW Suite 900 Washington DC 20006 | 202-628-8500 tel | 202-628-8503 faxThe contents of this site are ©2020 Capitol Hill Publishing Corp., a...

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Analysis | The Cybersecurity 202: GOP launches its biggest attack yet on mail voting in California

Analysis | The Cybersecurity 202: GOP launches its biggest attack yet on mail voting in California

with Tonya Riley Note to readers: The Cybersecurity 202 will only publish today, Wednesday and Thursday this week. We will return to our normal schedule next week. Top Republican groups threw their weight behind President Trump’s assault on voting by mail during the coronavirus pandemic with a lawsuit challenging California’s expansion of the practice. But the groups, led by the Republican National Committee, are taking a far narrower approach than the president and steering clear of criticizing voting by mail as it will be practiced by basically every state besides California.  That narrow...

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Fact check: On Memorial Day, Trump falsely attacks congressman who is Marine Corps veteran

Fact check: On Memorial Day, Trump falsely attacks congressman who is Marine Corps veteran

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds.Washington (CNN)On Memorial Day, President Donald Trump attacked a Democratic congressman who is a Marine veteran, Pennsylvania Rep. Conor Lamb, as an "American fraud."But Trump's own next sentence was entirely false. Trump claimed that Lamb -- whose first and last name he misspelled as "Connor Lamm" -- is a "puppet" for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Trump continued: "He said he would NOT vote for her for Speaker, and did."Facts First: Lamb, elected in a special election in March 2018 and then again in...

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