In Minneapolis and St. Paul, the National Guard was out in force and curfews were set to take effect in hopes of quelling days of sprawling, destructive unrest. Rubber bullets were used and warning shots were fired by the Guard in Minneapolis shortly before 8 p.m. But activists were resolute that one set of criminal charges wasn’t even close to enough. After all, three other cops were fired in connection with Floyd’s death on Monday. … [Read more...] about ‘Whatever It Takes’: Protests Against Police Brutality Surge Again Across U.S.
“As China and the rest of the World continue to rip off the U.S. economically, they laugh at us and our president over the riots in Ferguson!” he declared in one tweet. “Can you imagine what Putin and all of our friends and enemies throughout the world are saying about the U.S. as they watch the Ferguson riot,” he said in another. … [Read more...] about Trump Fears The Minnesota Chaos Makes Him Look Weak
You don’t need to wear a mask if you are stationary and at least six feet apart from those outside your household, as long as you have a mask on hand. This subtle distinction has caused some confusion, but officials say that the intention is for people who are moving to have the time and space needed to pull on a face covering before encountering others. … [Read more...] about San Francisco’s ‘30-foot rule’: This graphic visualizes when you need to pull on a mask
“For nearly 40 years, Comedy Day has brought together America’s funniest comedians to perform in our beloved park for free to celebrate the joy of laughter,” says Durst. “Especially during these difficult times, it is important that we remember to laugh and enjoy each other through laughter. We are thrilled to bring back some of these classics from the park in honor of Golden Gate Park’s 150th anniversary.” … [Read more...] about Laugh Out Loud, literally! Join us for Comedy Day Classics from Golden Gate Park
“The public employee unions behind the largest property tax increase in state history are willing to spend and do whatever it takes, even if it raises the cost of living for families,” Rob Lapsley, president of the California Business Roundtable, said in a statement. “Everything from groceries, fuel, clothing, day care and health care will cost more if this massive tax hike is approved.” … [Read more...] about California to vote on business tax hike worth up to $12B