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Let’s round up a few recent headlines, shall we?

  • Trump threatens to deploy federal agents to Chicago and other U.S. cities led by Democrats
  • Trader Joe’s removing ‘racist packaging’ after online petition
  • Georgia Governor Brian Kemp Sues to Block Atlanta’s Face Mask Ordinance While Virus Cases Rise
  • Why is President Trump so proud of passing a test only those with dementia fail?
  • Trump consults Bush torture lawyer on how to skirt law and rule by decree
  • Deep South supermarket Winn-Dixie takes a stand: No masks required
  • Deep South supermarket Winn-Dixie will require face masks after all
  • A Veteran Had a Question for the Feds in Portland. They Beat Him in Response.
  • GOP relief bill to include payroll tax cut, tie school funds to reopenings
  • Kanye West misses deadline to qualify for South Carolina ballot
  • Feds Gas Moms Forming Human Shield In Front Of Portland Protesters
  • Trump’s health officials are trying to speed up testing. Here’s why their plan won’t work
  • Trump, Citing TV Ratings, Says Daily Coronavirus Briefings Will Resume
  • Trump not sure about election results if he loses
  • Here’s why COVID-19 has made arts education so problematic
  • Disney World bans eating and drinking while walking after guests break face mask rules

Ladies and gentlemen, may I present to you the greatest nation on earth.

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