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States Want Coronavirus Aid to Pay for Years of Fiscal Mismanagement, Not Coronavirus Fight

Kay Coles James

At a time when huge spending bills marked “coronavirus relief” are easily passing Congress with little scrutiny, poorly run states are asking unscrupulous members of Congress to slip in taxpayer bailouts to rescue them from years of their own fiscal mismanagement.

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The Return of the Tea Party

RICH LOWRY

It’s 2009 again, or feels like it. That was when spontaneous, grassroots protests against overweening government sprang up and were widely derided in the media as dangerous and wrong-headed.

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Kayleigh McEnany Shines on the Job

David Limbaugh

Don’t listen to White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany’s predictable critics. The level of vitriol the leftist media hurls at her daily — during and apart from the press briefings — conclusively proves she is doing a superb job.

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You can’t mask the Joe Biden mess: Devine

Miranda Devine

I’m sorry, but Joe Biden looked ridiculous wearing a Michael Jackson mask and sunglasses that covered most of his face on Memorial Day. It was his first outing in more than 10 weeks from his Delaware basement and should have been an opportunity to project strength and hope for the campaign ahead.

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Northam’s Mask Edict Puts Suffering Businesses in a No-Win Situation

Gabriella Hoffman

Northern Virginia finally entered Phase One of the “Forward Virginia” reopening plan after meeting four key metrics. After delaying our region’s entry originally scheduled for May 15th, residents here in this politically blue haven can now breathe a sigh of relief.

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‘The windows are broken’: Ohio Statehouse breached by protesters early Friday morning

Spencer Neale

Protesters in Columbus, Ohio, breached the Statehouse early Friday morning amid violent clashes with police. Video taken from the building’s lawn shows hundreds of people who had gathered to demonstrate for George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man who died this week in police custody in Minneapolis, milling about while some climbed the stairs and threw rocks and other projectiles at the windows.

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Bird-Watching While Black

Mona Charen

A lifelong bird-watcher ventured into a section of New York’s Central Park, the “Ramble,” at 7:30 a.m., hoping to catch a glimpse of waterfowl. In previous days, he had spied scarlet tanagers, ovenbirds and mourning warblers. On Memorial Day, as he waited quietly, an unleashed spaniel scurried into the area — as happens frequently in the park during quarantine — though a posted sign notifies owners that all dogs must be leashed.

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Governor’s office responds to jewelry store sale

KRQE Staff

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – In April, non-essential businesses were closed. But, one opened just for the governor to buy jewelry. KRQE News 13 first reported the story Tuesday and on Thursday, was the first time Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham responded on camera.

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Showboating With 100,000 Dead

Tim Graham

On May 27, the American coronavirus death toll rose to six figures: 100,000 lives lost. That’s a very sad number, made sadder when we ponder that the virus prevents loved ones from saying goodbye in person and makes any funeral an extremely small event.

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New Mexico will lift many business restrictions on June 1

MORGAN LEE

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico will allow restaurants, shopping malls and salons to reopen at limited capacity starting on Monday, June 1, as state health regulators relax restrictions aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus.

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