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2020 Democratic National Convention

DAY ONE: Dan Bongino plays clips and laughs [1:03:06] –

This is only a hot take from the first night. The party of want, deprivation, and envy, still has three more nights to check off the rest of the demographic, policy, and grievance blocks.” – Mike Ford at Red State

It was the opposite of stirring, motivating, thrilling, exciting. By the time the two hours were over, America was so dehydrated it needed a saline drip.” – John Podhoretz at the New York Post

The Democratic National Convention kicked off Monday night with all the glamour and excitement of a Zoom conference. The Home Shopping Network produces more dynamic programming and is far better at pushing product.” – Maureen Callahan at the New York

2020_08 18 michelle

MICHELLE OBAMA: Most of the speeches from the DNC last night were a true snooze. Let’s just be frank. It looked like most of them dialed it in and they couldn’t even be bothered to update their speeches. Some of them, like Michelle Obama, didn’t even mention Kamala Harris. Why? Because she hadn’t even been picked when Obama taped her speech and she couldn’t be bothered to update it and include a piece on her.” – Nick Arama at Red State

CLICK [:35] to hear the Michelle Obama clip tweeted to demonstrate what a sterling judge of character she is.

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2020_08 18 Mary Jesus

BACK THE BLUE: I can’t figure out which Lodi this is. There are at least three (NY, NJ, CA). [:45] – Officer Urrea of the Lodi Police Department was on patrol when she noticed the disabled man in his wheelchair apparently stuck on the train tracks. She rushed into action and saved him from the oncoming train with her heroism. The man suffered a leg injury that was treated on-site and later at the hospital.

2020_08 18 covid

COVID-19: Stockholm, which has twice the population density of New York City, did not lock down.

2020_04 23 state church

CALIFORNIA: On Friday, August 14th, the Los Angeles Superior Court issued a temporary injunction on the state’s ban on indoor church services.

On the evening of Saturday, August 15th, the California Court of Appeals reactivated the ban.

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