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This Aug. 13, 2020, photo shows the Wisconsin Center, the location of a scaled-down Democratic National Convention. About 50,000 visitors were expected to inject about $250 million into the economy of the key presidential battleground state. But now, thanks to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the convention is nearly entirely online, with all of the major speakers, including presumptive nominee Joe Biden, skipping the trip to Milwaukee. It would have been the first time Milwaukee, a city of 1.6 million, hosted a presidential nominating convention. (AP Photo/Carrie Antlfinger)

Democrats set convention course to Marxism

- The Washington Times

Democrats have announced plans to give Black Lives Matter a special place of elevated honor at the 2020 convention, to discuss the party's specially elevated themes: racial injustice and racial inequality. In so doing, they've cemented their image as the party of radicals -- party of lost souls, party of Marxists and Marxist-minded.

Missy McCray, The Arc of Washington County director of maintenance, works with colleagues sewing masks for other staff members Thursday, April 9, 2020, in the cafeteria at The Arc of Washington County in Hagerstown, Md. A mask sewing assembly line has been set up and The Arc is looking for donations from the community, including masks or any of the supplies to make them. More information is available on the The Arc of Washington County's Facebook page. (Colleen McGrath/Herald-Mail via AP)

Maryland's odd acceptance of 40,000 free face masks from China

- The Washington Times

Annapolis, Maryland, city officials accepted 40,000 face masks from China -- a gift from "sister city" Changsha that came this week in boxes decorated with U.S. and Chinese flags alongside cheery messages like, "Go, City of Annapolis!" and "True unity inspires people to work as one." Anybody else see anything wrong with this picture?

Pope Francis delivers his blessing during the Angelus noon prayer he delivers from the window of his studio overlooking St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020. Pope Francis called on politicians to create jobs so that economies can relaunch after the lockdowns imposed by the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

Pope Francis uses COVID-19 pandemic to call for end to 'individualism'

- The Washington Times

Pope Francis, in the context of speaking about the coronavirus pandemic, called on the faithful of the world to rise up, unite and put a stop to all this "personal and collective individualism" that's going on. Just stop it, he said. Just stop this "individualism" nonsense right now. Well, we all knew this guy was a closet communist, right?

In this photo provided by the Connecticut Teachers Association, a "School Safety First" car caravan approaches the governor's mansion in Hartford Conn., Thursday, July 30, 2020. About two dozen groups of teachers, parents, and advocates held coordinated demonstrations on Thursday, demanding more funding to ensure schools can reopen safely during the continuing pandemic. ( Alan Grant, Digital Creations, on behalf of Connecticut Education Association via AP)

Connecticut's crazy excessive coronavirus fines

- The Washington Times

Connecticut's ruling political elites have just issued fines in the total of $3,000 to a couple of citizens who didn't comply with all the state's coronavirus-related travel guidelines. Guidelines? Let's be serious. These are dictates -- and constitutional or not, by gosh, they're being enforced.

In this July 31, 2019, file photo, then-Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., listens as Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a Democratic presidential primary debate at the Fox Theatre in Detroit. Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden has chosen Harris as his running mate. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)  **FILE**

Kamala Harris jumps to VP attention, choking on hypocrisy

- The Washington Times

Sen. Kamala Harris is Joe Biden's pick for vice president. But Sen. Kamala Harris thinks Joe Biden is a woman-groper. So much for women's rights? "I believe them," Harris said in April of 2019, of the women who came forward to accuse Biden of inappropriate touching.

Joe Biden hasn't the stamina for four years

- The Washington Times

The reason Joe Biden's pick for vice president is being watched so closely is that most voters think he won't make it through a full four-year White House term and that it's his second-in-charge who will ultimately lead the country. That's not anecdotal, water-cooler gossip. That's polled fact. So says Rasmussen in its latest survey.

In this Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, file photo, philanthropist and co-chairman of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Bill Gates gestures as he speaks to the audience during the Global Fund to Fight AIDS event at the Lyon's congress hall, central France. (Ludovic Marin/Pool Photo via AP) ** FILE **

Bill Gates whines Team Trump won't listen to him

- The Washington Times

Bill Gates is the smartest guy in the room, nay, on the planet, and he wants everybody to know it. How else to explain his feigned incredulity on CNN of America's coronavirus test process to that of other nations? Let's remember: Gates is a computer guy. He's not actually a medical expert.

This Nov. 30, 2018, photo shows Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts as he sits with fellow justices for a group portrait at the Supreme Court Building in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) **FILE**

John Roberts 'anti-Trump,' says SCOTUS insider

- The Washington Times

Carrie Severino, a former Supreme Court clerk who now heads up the Judicial Crisis Network and who helped pen a bestselling book on the takedown of Brett Kavanaugh, said on "Fox & Friends" that Vice President Mike Pence is right to criticize the chief justice because, by all appearances, John Roberts seems decidedly "anti-Trump."

Virginia leaps into contact tracing technology

- The Washington Times

Virginia has become the first state in the nation to offer for download a contact tracing Apple and Google API app aimed at stopping and slowing the spread of the coronavirus. And so it begins: One of modern government's cleverest means of tracking and surveilling its people, and all for the good health of the people, to boot.

Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), testifies before a House Select Subcommittee hearing on the Coronavirus, Friday, July 31, 2020 on Capitol Hill in Washington.  (Erin Scott/Pool via AP)

CDC floats next health scare, post-coronavirus

- The Washington Times

Just in time for the new school year, virtual as it may be, comes a new warning of a new fright for parents to deal with, and more likely than not, wait for it, wait for it, for government to cite as justification to keep schools closed, and maybe even churches and more -- and it's one that goes like this: Acute flaccid myelitis.

In this Feb. 19, 2020, file photo, former National Security Adviser Susan Rice takes part in a discussion on global leadership at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)  **FILE**

Susan Rice, VP contender, wants to 're-imagine' away the police

- The Washington Times

Susan Rice, former national security adviser and potential Joe Biden vice president pick, said police need a massive "re-imaging" -- meaning, a total rework. Meaning, a total reshaping. Meaning, a total collapse. "Re-imagining" is code for watering law enforcement to the point where they're no longer law enforcement.

Following direction, McCartney Moulds, 6, a second-grader, distances herself from a fellow student as she walks to class with full mask following her bus commute, to the Newton County Elementary School in Decatur, Miss., Monday, Aug. 3, 2020. Thousands of students across the nation are set to resume in-person school Monday for the first time since March. Parents are having to balance the children's need for socialization and instruction that school provides, with the reality that the U.S. death toll from the coronavirus has hit about 155,000 and cases are rising in numerous places. (Janine Vincent/Newton County Schools via AP)

Democrats use fear to control and dominate

- The Washington Times

A new poll from Gallup shows that 85% of American parents who identify as Democrats worry their children will contract COVID-19, but only 29% of those who say they're Republican express similar concerns. That's about right. Democrats, by nature, are fear-filled scaremongers.

Owners of Atilis Gym in Bellmawr, N.J., Ian Smith, right, and Frank Trumbetti replace the front door on its hinges before reopening for members Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020. The owners of the gym that has repeatedly defied Gov. Phil Murphy's executive order to remain closed during the COVID-19 pandemic have once again reopened the facility less than a week after their arrests on contempt charges. (Yong Kim/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)

Americans' crazy fight for the basic right to work

- The Washington Times

The Declaration of Independence promises citizens life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, and that's pretty much what many in America are doing each day as they head to work -- exercising their rights to provide for self and family, for both needs and wants, absent government intervention. Then came the coronavirus pandemic.

President Donald Trump waves while walking from Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, July 31, 2020, in Washington. Trump is returning from Florida. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Trump defies naysayers and beats Obama poll numbers

- The Washington Times

The poll numbers are in and contrary to what the left will tell, President Donald Trump is finding high favor with the majority of U.S. voters. By the numbers: 51% of likely U.S. voters say they approve of Trump's job performance. That's according to Rasmussen.