May 31, 2020
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Death knell for Hong Kong

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President Trump announced Friday he plans to “revoke Hong Kong’s preferential treatment,” as it’s “no longer sufficiently autonomous” from China. Good. As Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Congress last week, Beijing has sounded the “death knell” for Hong Kong’s freedoms. The execution comes 27 years early: The UK-China treaty......
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Don’t let rioting thugs derail America’s search for justice

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“That is not a protest. It is not a statement. It’s people, a handful of people, taking advantage of a situation for their own purposes — and they need to be treated as criminals,” said the commander in chief. “. . . A handful of criminals and thugs who tore......
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Michael Flynn transcripts show conversations with Sergey Kislyak were normal

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That’s it?! Transcripts of the infamous calls between Michael Flynn and then-Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak reveal what was already known: The conversations between an incoming administration official and a foreign representative weren’t treason, they were perfectly normal. The Obama administration had just sanctioned Russia for its meddling in the 2016......
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Trump’s ‘shooting’ tweet was bad — but Twitter’s response was worse

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How stupid is the Trump vs. Twitter war going to get? Early Friday, President Trump tweeted: “I can’t stand back & watch this happen to a great American City, Minneapolis. Any difficulty and we will assume control but, when the looting starts, the shooting starts.” He later clarified that he......
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The price of Twitter’s ‘fact-check’ on President Trump

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After President Trump’s fevered conspiracy tweets about Joe Scarborough’s former intern Lori Klausutis, her widower, T.J. Klausutis, begged the company to delete them. It was a heartbreaking plea (one that Trump himself should listen to), but CEO Jack Dorsey made the right call. The tweets were a living record of......
Detroit News

Editorial: Easing welcome, but state still a shutdown outlier

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here The Detroit News Published 11:00 p.m. ET May 18, 2020 The baby steps Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is taking to restart Michigan’s economy are welcome, and hopefully will be followed quickly by even more responsive measures. The mission as stated......
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Dr. Anthony Fauci admits his limits and other commentary

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Conservative: Dr. Fauci Reveals His Limits Last week, Dr. Anthony Fauci testified (remotely) before the Senate, and it wasn’t encouraging, scoffs The Wall Street Journal’s James Freeman. Pressed by Sen. Rand Paul (a medical doctor) about the fact that “the virus has caused very low mortality [and] that many Covid-19 forecasts......
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Obama’s ‘neck-deep’ in scandal and other commentary

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From the right: Obama’s ‘Neck-Deep’ in Scandal US media routinely claim President Barack Obama’s administration saw no serious scandals. Hah! scoffs the Issues & Insights editorial board: Just-released documents show that he himself “was neck-deep in the silent coup attempt by top US officials at the FBI, Justice Department and......
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Why won’t state government tell everyone what ‘essential’ really means?

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It’s been a month and a half since Gov. Andrew Cuomo ordered all “nonessential” businesses shuttered as part of New York’s COVID-19 lockdown, and we’re still no closer to knowing exactly what “non-essential” means. Cuomo singled out some businesses as “essential” in his March PAUSE order, but put the Empire......
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Gov. Cuomo admits he was wrong to order nursing homes to accept coronavirus patients

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo has finally admitted — tacitly and partially, anyway — the mistake that was state health chief Howard Zucker’s order that nursing homes must admit coronavirus-positive patients. On Sunday, Cuomo announced a new regulation: Such patients must now test negative for the virus before hospitals can return them......
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Russia, China seek to divide us and other commentary

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Foreign desk: Russia, China Seek To Divide Us The Russian and Chinese regimes will wage a disinformation campaign to “capitalize on America’s vulnerabilities” and, Janusz Bugajski warns at The Hill, thereby “incapacitate” American resistance to their “global aspirations.” For “international audiences,” that campaign will take the form of arguments that......
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The coronavirus’ boon to the elite ‘smug club’ and other commentary

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Leftist: Corona’s Boon to the Smug Club “In the Trump years, the sector of society we used to describe as liberal America became a giant finger-wagging machine,” laments Matt Taibbi in his latest newsletter. “The news media, academia, the Democratic Party, show-business celebrities and masses of blue-checked Twitter virtuosos became......
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Coronavirus’ racially disparate impact is no surprise — pols ignored causes for years

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In a display of the worst kind of political catch-up, Mayor Bill de Blasio last Sunday appointed his wife Chirlane as head of a coronavirus racial-inequality task force. Six years into his tenure, de Blasio seeks to identify the “structural racism” that contributes to the health-care and health-outcomes disparities exposed......
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Let at least some New York City businesses reopen

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo has offered a ray of hope for New Yorkers stuck working from home or unemployed or seeing their businesses collapse amid the coronavirus crisis — but only for some of them. With the daily death toll now less than half its peak level, the gov indicated he’ll......

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