When To Wear A Mask

The leader of your party just gassed peaceful protestors in order to wave a Bible around in a photo op. Not a good time to answer questions, but a great time to mask-up and mumble as you quickly walk by a reporter.

Masks are perfectly acceptable when Kasie Hunt has you cornered as you walk through the halls of Congress, especially when she asks what President Trump refers to as ‘nasty questions.’

It’s a Set Up – The Bulwark

Protesting has changed. Now lots of groups show up, and some are on the opposite side of the protest. Yes, looters are still an element, but also look for the very people that want to cause trouble and blame it on the protestors. By the way, those same people pose online and do the same thing.

From The Bulwark

“It’s people that look like me that are dying, not these white anarchist people fucking shit up just so they can fuck shit up.” —Noah Crow-Saba It’s a setup. Things have been poised to explode and…

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Lawsuit Says Trump's Order Against Tech Companies Will 'Chill Future Online Speech'

Lawsuit Says Trump's Order Against Tech Companies Will 'Chill Future Online Speech'

The Center for Democracy and Technology argues that Trump’s executive order attempting to strip tech companies of a key legal protection was retaliatory and violates the First Amendment.

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Lawsuit Says Trump's Order Against Tech Companies Will 'Chill Future Online Speech'

Pelosi Asks Black Caucus To Come Up With Police Reforms Following Protests

Pelosi Asks Black Caucus To Come Up With Police Reforms Following Protests

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has asked the Congressional Black Caucus to help select legislative proposals to address policing that can pass the House with enough votes without GOP support.Members of the Congressional Black Caucus are pushing a wide range of proposals such as banning chokeholds as a response to the protests across the country following the death of George Floyd.

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Pelosi Asks Black Caucus To Come Up With Police Reforms Following Protests

Nearly 26,000 Nursing Home Residents Have Died From COVID-19, Federal Data Show

Nearly 26,000 Nursing Home Residents Have Died From COVID-19, Federal Data Show

Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Seema Verma, pictured at a White House event last month, says her agency will be stepping up fines for nursing homes that fail to sufficiently control infections.The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services says about 80% of nursing homes nationwide reported data to the CDC as required. The remaining 20% could face fines if they don’t comply.

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Nearly 26,000 Nursing Home Residents Have Died From COVID-19, Federal Data Show

What Is The Insurrection Act That Trump Is Threatening To Invoke?

What Is The Insurrection Act That Trump Is Threatening To Invoke?

The 213-year-old law allows a president to “call forth the militia for the purpose of suppressing” an insurrection. Trump threatened to deploy the military to states that don’t quell violent protests.

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What Is The Insurrection Act That Trump Is Threatening To Invoke?

President Trump Addresses The Nation And Walks To The 'The Church Of Presidents'

President Trump Addresses The Nation And Walks To The 'The Church Of Presidents'

President Trump has made his remarks to the nation on Monday. Right after that, he walked a short distance from the White House to St. John’s Church, where a fire had been set during Sunday protests.


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President Trump Addresses The Nation And Walks To The 'The Church Of Presidents'