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(Lucas Jackson/Reuters) My reaction to the tragic death of Daunte Wright in a Minneapolis suburb due to excessive police force was pretty much the same as Phil’s: A trained police officer’s mistaking a handgun for a taser seems inconceivable. It has nevertheless happened a few times. The instances are statistically negligible: A 2020 analysis claimed
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Protesters clashed with police officers in Brooklyn Center on Sunday after an officer fatally shot a young black man Dante Wright. 20-year-old Daunte Wright was killed by police in Minneapolis suburb, Brooklyn Center, on Sunday. Brooklyn Center Police released a statement following the shooting. Wright was shot by police after he reentered his car and
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A demonstrator holds up a “Black Lives Matter” sign in Rochester, N.Y., September 6, 2020. (Brendan McDermid/Reuters) The demonstrations may reduce police violence — while leading to an even greater increase in murders overall. NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE L ast week, Vox spotlighted some results from an important new study by Travis Campbell. The study looks
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CNN’s Brian Stelter whined about Fox News hosts not taking vaccine selfies on Sunday. Brian Stelter specializes in three things: Complaining about Trump, complaining about FOX News, and targeting conservatives for cancellation. ‘Vaccine selfies’ are a creepy trend taking social media by storm wherein people post photos of themselves getting the jab or holding up
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A woman sits on a bench marked for social distancing at the Citadel Outlet Mall in Commerce, Calif., December 3, 2020. (Lucy Nicholson/Reuters) COVID policy has mutated into a psychosis — one that ignores the reality that risk can be mitigated, but not eliminated. NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE A year of the COVID pandemic has transformed
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(Kritchanut/Getty Images) How are local governments allowed to tax people who neither live nor work within their limits? What’s a city official to do when a pandemic slams tax revenue? In our home states of Michigan and Ohio, state and local leaders have an odd — and unconstitutional — answer. They want cities to tax
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A man receives his second dose of a coronavirus vaccine at the Chief Andrew Isaac Health Center in Fairbanks, Alaska, March 30, 2021. (Nathan Howard/Reuters) On the menu today: a deep dive into why the two key demographics of Americans who are particularly hesitant or reluctant to get vaccinated against COVID-19 are White Republican men
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House Democrats scheduled a debate and vote on reparations for black Americans. Democratic Chairman Jerry Nadler says the bill “is not intended to divide” America. Republican President Abraham Lincoln freed the slaves on January 1, 1863. FOX News reported: TRENDING: HUGE NEWS: Attorney Matthew DePerno Releases Michigan Elections Forensics Report – 66,194 Unregistered Ballots Tallied
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People protest in support of the unionizing efforts of the Alabama Amazon workers, in Los Angeles, California, March 22, 2021. (Lucy Nicholson/Reuters) A high-profile unionization effort by Amazon workers in Alabama fell short Friday, as Amazon easily passed the 1,608 votes needed at its 6,000-person warehouse in Bessemer. An early count showed that workers opted
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President Joe Biden speaks about his infrastructure plan at Carpenters Pittsburgh Training Center in Pittsburgh, Pa., March 31, 2021. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) Nondefense spending rises an incredible 16 percent in the president’s new wish list. NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE P residential “budgets” are among the most deceiving documents to come out of Washington, D.C. Presidents don’t set
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President Biden speaks in the State Dining Room in Washington, D.C., January 22, 2021. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) President Biden’s attempt to rewrite history suggests Democrats are worried about the fallout. If you look at national polls, you’d get the impression that the controversy over Major League Baseball’s decision to pull the All-Star Game out of Atlanta
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(Illustration: Dado Ruvic/Reuters) I have a column today on how U.S. social-media companies have failed to confront propaganda spread by official CCP state media and government accounts. In the piece, I discuss the findings of a recent study on the problem by the Australian Strategic Policy Institute. There’s an additional takeaway from that report that
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