Politics

Brooks: We’re Experiencing ‘a Climactic Shift’

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks stated that the United States is in the midst of a “climactic shift.” Brooks began by saying Ferguson, terrorism, and the 2016 election started opening up riffs in American society, then the

David Brooks on 7/29/16 "PBS NewsHour"

Schumer: ‘We Could Open Up a Lot More Quickly’ with Better Testing — ‘So Proud of’ Protesters

On Friday’s “MSNBC Live,” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) stated that if we had improved testing, “we could open up a lot more quickly” and that he is “so proud of these young kids in the streets.” Schumer also expressed concern that protesters were putting themselves and others at risk from coronavirus, and said that “The answer here is testing.”

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Sophia Bush Pushes Gun Control Amid Mass Rioting and Looting

Actress Sophia Bush is pushing stricter firearm regulation in the form testing, insurance, and other requirements, all of which would limit law-abiding citizens access to firearms amid mass rioting and looting in response to the police involved death of George Floyd. 

Sophia Bush in Acts of Violence (Lionsgate Premiere, 2018)

1,200+ Health Professionals Sign Letter Approving of Floyd Protests – but Disapproving of Lockdown Protests

More than 1,200 health professionals have signed a letter saying that they approve of protests against racism during the Chinese virus pandemic, because it is “vital to the national public health.” The health professionals added, however, that protesting lockdown orders is still dangerous, and is also “rooted in white nationalism.” According to the letter, “White supremacy is a lethal public health issue that predates and contributes to COVID-19.”

healthcare workers cheer for crowds

Pence: Mattis Is ‘Wrong’ About Trump

During an interview to air during Fox News Channel’s Saturday broadcast of “Watters’ World,” Vice President Mike Pence pushes back against former Defense Secretary James Mattis’ claim President Donald Trump “divisive” and a “bad guy.”

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