Red Friday – Honor Our Warriors

A middle school in White Bear Lake, Minnesota is under fire for tossing hundreds of books into the dumpster, with school administrators blaming COVID-19 for why the knowledge had to be trashed.

Concerned citizen Ryan Swanson told FOX 9 that he visited the site to see for himself and was disgusted at what he found.

“I was so mad, I just left,” he said.

Swanson noted that he found books pertaining to Native American history, the Constitution, and World War II that were trashed by the school. He saved about 30 books and said others were doing the same.
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GOP lawmakers wrote a letter to Attorney General William Barr Friday, urging the protection of the firearm rights of the St. Louis couple that saw their guns confiscated after they went viral for defending their home against demonstrators, according to reports.

Mark and Patricia McCloskey were seen in a video brandishing a M16A2-style rifle and small handgun outside of their home as demonstrators broke through a private gate and encroached on their property line in June. Police executed a search warrant Friday and confiscated the couple’s rifle, and later their pistol, despite not yet filing any known charges against the pair, according to KSDK News.

The dozen Republican congressmen who signed the letter to Barr said the decision to commandeer the family’s guns could leave a “chilling effect” on all Americans, according to Fox News.
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WBKO) – Dozens of people were arrested Tuesday evening after staging a protest at Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron’s home in Graymoor-Devondale, calling for justice for Breonna Taylor. Taylor, a 26-year-old former EMT, was shot dead as LMPD officers served a drug warrant at her apartment back in March.

Louisville Metro Police officers arrested 87 people in the demonstration, LMPD Sgt. Lamont Washington confirmed, after they refused to leave Cameron’s yard during a protest that began just before 5 p.m. Washington says officers were first dispatched to Ballard High School around 4:30 p.m. where the demonstrators reportedly met before following them to Cameron’s home.
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A social media post has resurfaced from a Black Lives Matter Toronto co-founder in which she apparently argues that white people are “sub-human” and are “recessive genetic defects.”

Yusra Khogali wrote the post on what appears to be her Facebook and attempted to use a genetic explanation involving melanin production to explain why white people are “defects.” It has now gone viral after it was shared by scholar James Lindsay.
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Three Spirit Airlines employees were battered in a wild melee at a South Florida airport over a delayed flight, according to a report.

The brawl captured on video broke out Tuesday night at a gate for a Philadelphia-bound flight from Fort Lauderdale International Airport, news station WPLG reported.

The employees suffered minor injuries when three passengers “became combative following a delayed flight,” the airline said.
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Republican Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp issued an executive order Wednesday prohibiting local municipalities from establishing mask mandates for people who go out in public.

His order prevents any municipality from enforcing a mask order that is more restrictive than the one at the state level, The Hill reported.
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Businesses have had to embrace social distancing during the pandemic, and perhaps none more so than an English pub which installed an electric fence to keep thirsty customers at bay.

Jonny McFadden, who runs the Star Inn in St Just, Cornwall, told CNN that he installed the electric fence in front of the pub’s bar for social distancing purposes.

“It’s a very small pub, the first and last rural pub in Cornwall,” he said.
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STILLWATER, Okla. (KFOR) – Several customers experienced issues with their cars after purchasing gas at the Stillwater Kum & Go on Sunday morning.

Anthea Bates told News 4 she had just made it back into town after visiting Tulsa when she stopped for gas, and it didn’t take long before she knew something wasn’t right.

“I pulled out to leave, almost immediately I could tell that something wasn’t right,” Anthea said. “I was driving home and it felt like my car wasn’t getting any power.”
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FOLSOM, Calif. — A convicted killer stabbed two guards at a high-security California prison Monday but both were expected to survive, officials said.

Correctional officers were releasing inmates into a yard Monday morning at California State Prison, Sacramento in Folsom when a prisoner who was being scanned with a metal detector pulled a 7-inch-long homemade weapon and stabbed a guard in the head and neck, according to a statement from the state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.
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John King Fisher (October 1853 – March 11, 1884) was a gunslinger from the U.S. state of Texas during the heyday of the American Old West.

Fisher was born during October 1853 in Collin County, north of Dallas, Texas, to Jobe Fisher and the former Lucinda Warren. His brothers were Jasper and James Fisher. Fisher’s mother died when he was two years old, and his father married a woman named Minerva. After the Civil War ended, the family moved to Williamson County, near Austin, where his brother James was then residing.

Jobe Fisher was a cattleman who owned and operated two freight wagons. After the death of his stepmother Minerva, the Fishers moved to Goliad, west of Victoria, Texas, where they were joined by his paternal grandmother, who helped her son raise his children. King Fisher was restless, handsome, popular with the girls, and prone to running with a tough crowd. His father sent him to live with his brother James circa 1869. Some two years later, Fisher was arrested for horse theft and sentenced to two years in prison. However, because of his youth, he was released after only a short time that same year.
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