COVID-19 Cases and Percentage of Positive Tests Up in Texas, Florida, and Arizona, Deaths Down in Florida – COVID-19 cases in the states of Texas, Florida, and Arizona increased over the two weeks and three days between June 9 and June 26.
The percentage of those who tested positive for COVID-19 is also up over the past two weeks and three days in all three states. – READ MORE
Minneapolis City Council, which voted to disband police, hires private security on taxpayer dime – The Democrat-controlled Minneapolis City Council controversially voted to disband its police department in the wake of George Floyd’s tragic death.
Now, three members of the city council are costing taxpayers tens of thousands of dollars per week because they have hired private security after receiving threats related to their support for defunding the Minneapolis Police Department. – READ MORE
Minnesota Town Goes Woke, Pledges Not To Call Cops, Is Now ‘Overrun’ By Homeless Encampment – A Minneapolis community, just a few miles away from where George Floyd died while in the custody of the Minneapolis Police Department, pledged to “check its privilege,” allowing hundreds of transients and homeless individuals to take up residents on their front lawns and pledging not to call the police to handle incidents of drug abuse and mental illness.
Now that same town’s residents are concerned things have gotten out of hand. Crime is rampant and the homeless encampment now has more than 300 people. – READ MORE
Sheriff in Washington calls on locals to defy governor’s mask orders: ‘Don’t be a sheep’ (VIDEO) – A sheriff in Washington state is speaking out to urge locals to defy the liberal governor’s statewide face-mask orders, much to the Democrat governor’s dismay.
Governor Jay Inslee’s order that everyone must wear a face mask in public places went into effect on Friday, and anyone caught violating it will be hit with a misdemeanor that could result in up to 90 days in jail or a $1,000 fine, according to The Blaze. – READ MORE
Biden says he would use federal power to require Americans to wear masks in public –Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said Thursday that he would use federal power to require Americans to wear face masks in public — a move that would mark a significant intervention by the federal government and could see considerable pushback from states.
Biden made the comments in an interview with CBS affiliate KDKA, in which he spoke about what he thinks should be done to reopen the country from the coronavirus shutdown. He said that he wants to see greater use of masks. – READ MORE
New Jersey politicians charged in massive mail-in ballot voter fraud scheme, face years in prison – New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal has filed voter fraud charges against four men, including two Paterson City officials, who allegedly engaged in a mail-in ballot scheme during a special election last month.
Grewal charged Paterson City Councilman Michael Jackson, Councilman-elect Alex Mendez, and two other men after the U.S. Postal Inspection Service alerted the state attorney general’s office that it had found hundreds of ballots in a single Paterson City mailbox, InsiderNJ reported. – READ MORE
Illinois Gun Permit Applications Soar 500% As Frightened Liberals Embrace 2nd Amendment – Over 40,000 Illinois residents applied for a gun permit over a two-week period this month, a jump of more than 500% over this time last year according to Illinois State Police.
“Take a full glass of coronavirus, shake in a shot of riots and another of this defund police notion, and everything goes crazy,” gun shop owner Mark Glavin told the Chicago Tribune. “Not to mention the backlog on background checks.” – READ MORE
BLM Protesters Storm Beverly Hills Neighborhood: ‘Eat the Rich!’ – Police made several arrests after a group of Black Lives Matter protesters marched through a Beverly Hills residential neighborhood Friday night.
“Videos and photographs of the mob flooded social media as they shouted various messages throughout the residential neighborhood and tore down American flags,” the Daily Wire reported. – READ MORE
Black Lives Matter Storm Target: We Will Shut Your Business Down (VIDEO) – On Friday night, a group of Black Lives Matter activists began shouting a political script in a Target store in Washington, D.C.
The verbal assault was led by a male with a bullhorn, who read the script in portions which were were then shouted back by the rest of the group. – READ MORE
L’Oreal to remove the word ‘whitening’ from its products – Industry-leading French cosmetics company L’Oreal announced they will be removing words like “whitening” and “lightening” from their products after a number of beauty brands received backlash for their skin-lightening products amidst ongoing protests for racial equality.
“The L’Oreal Group has decided to remove the words white/whitening, fair/fairness, light/lightening from all its skin evening products,” the company said in a statement. – READ MORE
California Democrats pass resolution calling for John Wayne Airport to be renamed –California Democrats in Orange County are demanding that the county’s John Wayne Airport be renamed and all likenesses of Wayne be removed from the airport, over “racist and bigoted statements” made by the American icon decades ago.
“The Democratic Party of Orange County condemns John Wayne’s racist and bigoted statements, and calls for John Waynes’ name and likeness to be removed from the Orange County airport, and calls on the OC Board of Supervisors to restore its original name: Orange County Airport,” the resolution, passed Friday, says. – READ MORE