The shooting came after a summer marked by widespread Black Lives Matter and anti-racism protests across the country, which came in the wake of George Floyd's death in Minneapolis police custody. On May 25, Floyd was detained by police in the incident, which was captured on video by onlookers. The clip shows a police officer kneeling on Floyd's neck for nearly nine minutes despite his "I can't breathe" pleas. The unarmed Black man later was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital. … [Read more...] about Conservative Rasmussen Reports Shows Trump Trailing Biden by 8 Points in Wisconsin After Kenosha Unrest
The only path to unity is to rebuild a shared national identity focused on common American values and virtues, of which we have plenty. This includes restoring patriotic education in our nation’s schools, where they’re trying to change everything that we’ve learned. What we’ve learned — in fact, what most of you have learned, they want to change it. They want to change it for whatever reason — cancel culture — whatever you want to call it. … [Read more...] about Rasmussen: 57% Likely U.S. Voters Agree with Trump on Need for ‘Patriotic Education’
An AstraZeneca spokesperson confirmed the pause in vaccinations covers studies in the U.S. and other countries. Late last month, AstraZeneca began recruiting 30,000 people in the U.S. for its largest study of the vaccine. It also is testing the vaccine, developed by Oxford University, in thousands of people in Britain, and in smaller studies in Brazil and South Africa. … [Read more...] about AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine study paused after one illness
It is important to remember, she said, that vaccines are inherently less dangerous than actual infections, which is why practices like variolation (sometimes called inoculation) eventually became obsolete. Before vaccines were discovered, doctors made do by rubbing bits of smallpox scabs or pus into the skin of healthy people. The resulting infections were usually less severe than smallpox cases caught the typical way, but “people definitely got smallpox and died from variolation,” Rasmussen said. And variolation, unlike vaccines, can make people contagious to others. … [Read more...] about A New Theory Asks: Could a Mask Be a Crude ‘Vaccine’?
Among all voters polled in Missouri, 80 percent said they are "concerned" about crime levels spiking in cities across the country as a result of protests against police brutality. Two-thirds of those surveyed said they are "strongly concerned" about crime rising as a result of the protests. And similar to many other states, Trump's polling lead is tied to his success in attracting male voters, with the president holding the support of 51 percent of male Missouri voters compared to just 40 percent of women voters. He also holds a slight 39 to 36 percent lead among independent voters. … [Read more...] about Donald Trump Leading in Only One Potential Swing State, Polls Show