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Thursday, July 30, 2020

Tucker warns 'fraud' Kamala Harris or 'unapologetic,' 'extreme' Karen Bass could run US if Biden wins

Both California lawmakers believed to be on Biden's shortlist of potential running mates

Tucker Carlson opened Wednesday night's edition of "Tucker Carlson Tonight" by taking a closer look at Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., and Rep. Karen Bass, D-Calif., two lawmakers believed to be on the shortlist to become Joe Biden's running mate.

"Joe Biden cannot govern the country. He isn't capable of it," said Carlson, who cited reports the former vice president may only serve one term if elected. "So Biden's running mate will be the most consequential VP pick in American history."

Turning first to Harris, Biden's onetime rival for the Democratic nomination, the host paid particular attention to remarks she made during a May 2019 appearance on CNN.

"I am opposed to any policy that would deny in our country any human being from access to public safety, public education, or public health, period," the senator said in response to a question about whether she supported providing health care for illegal immigrants.


Laura Ingraham hammers Democrats over 'deafening silence' after Black Trump supporter murdered

'Where's Al Sharpton? Where's Black Lives Matter?' asks 'Ingraham Angle' host

Laura Ingraham opened Wednesday's edition of "The Ingraham Angle" by addressing the murder last week of 60-year-old Milwaukee man Bernell Trammell, an African-American supporter of President Trump.

The host described Trammell as "a well-known, passionate figure in the community, someone who had supported every issue, from police reform and other liberal causes.

"But lately he had been holding homemade pro-Trump signs," Ingraham said. "That man was murdered. He also happened to be African-American. He was shot and killed outside his office just after noon while he was sitting in a lawn chair. It happened in broad daylight."


Black conservative journalist stabbed at Portland protest, report says

Andrew Duncomb, a Black conservative journalist, said he was stabbed during a recent protest in Portland after word leaked out that he was going to be there and he confronted a person he said was stalking him, a report said.

“I was stabbed for being a conservative journalist," Duncomb, who goes by 'Black Rebel' on Twitter, told the Oregonian newspaper.

Portland has seen 62 consecutive nights of protests and demonstrations stemming from the May 25 death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody. Duncomb told the paper that he was there to document the scene on the ground and prove that it was not “the feds creating the problems.”

He was there with some friends on Saturday at around 2 a.m. when he said he noticed that they were being followed. The paper posted a video that reportedly showed Duncomb approach the man from behind, put his arm on the person's shoulder and say, “Hey, buddy, why are you following us?”


Lockdown-free Sweden is seeing a 'very positive' downward trend in cases, country's coronavirus expert reveals as he dismisses wearing masks on public transport as 'pointless'

Sweden is seeing a 'very positive' downward trend in coronavirus cases after its much-debated decision not to go into lockdown, its top epidemiologist says.

Anders Tegnell said the number of seriously sick patients was 'close to zero' with the curve of new virus cases also bending downwards.

Tegnell is also continuing to play down the effectiveness of face masks - saying there is 'no point' wearing them on public transport.


Department of Environment searching for missing gauge

The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) is seeking a gauge containing a small, sealed amount of radioactive material that was lost after last being seen at a campus construction site at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore in Princess Anne.

The Troxler Model 3440P surface moisture density gauge, serial number 75791, was last seen in the early afternoon of July 17 at the construction site, located at 30610 College Backbone Road.

The licensee, J.D. Hynes and Associates, Inc., reported to Environment that a technician had placed the gauge on the tailgate of a truck at the site and drove to the Hynes office, located at 32185 Beaver Run Drive in nearby Salisbury, where he noticed the gauge was missing.


Social Media Platforms Delete Doctors Speech Regarding Covid

Americas Frontline Doctors

Judicial Watch Files Lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education for Records about Investigations of Foreign Money in Colleges and Universities

More than 70 U.S. universities that received funding from the Chinese government did not disclose those donations to the Department of Education’

(Washington, DC) Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education for all records related to its investigations of colleges and universities accepting foreign gifts and contracts (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of Education (No. 1:20-cv-02010)).

The lawsuit was filed after the Department of Education failed to respond to May 4, 2020 FOIA request for:

All information, documents, and communication(s) between the Department and all schools currently under a Section 117 investigation regarding acceptance or reporting of foreign gifts including, but not limited to, gifts to affiliated foundations, all ancillary or foreign campuses, and individual departments or professors between January 1, 2018 and present; and

Any preliminary findings or reports that cover all open and closed investigations of the Department regarding false or misleading reporting of foreign gifts, including all source documents and information relied upon to determine findings or other report content.


Twitter Locks Trump Jr Account For Posting Press Conference By Pro-Hydroxychloroquine Doctors

Twitter locked the account of Donald Trump Jr. for approximately 12 hours, after the president's son posted a viral video of doctors touting Hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19.

BREAKING: @Twitter & @jack have suspended @DonaldJTrumpJr for posting a viral video of medical doctors talking about Hydroxychloroquine.

Big Tech is the biggest threat to free expression in America today & they're continuing to engage in open election interference - full stop.— Andrew Surabian (@Surabees) July 28, 2020

The press conference, which received over 14 million views before it was blacklisted and scrubbed by Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, featured members of America's Frontline Doctors - a recently formed advocacy group which claims that "American life has fallen casualty to a massive disinformation campaign" against Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) - a decades-old malaria drug used by India and several other countries as part of their front-line treatment of the novel coronavirus, yet which has shown mixed efficacy in studies.

The blacklisting began on Facebook following a complaint by New York Times columnist Kevin Roose.

The #2 most-engaged post on Facebook today is a Breitbart video of a group of doctors claiming that hydroxychloroquine is "a cure for Covid" and "you don't need a mask."

14 million views in 6 hours. (For scale, Plandemic got ~8 million in a few days.)— Kevin Roose (@kevinroose) July 28, 2020

After which a Facebook spokesman said that it was removed for "sharing false information about cures and treatments for COVID-19."

The video appears to have been taken down from Facebook.— Kevin Roose (@kevinroose) July 28, 2020

Social media companies are censoring videos of Dr. Stella Immanuel and the other doctors involved in real-time because that’s what Democrats want them to do. Many doctors & studies say hydroxychloroquine works. They don’t want @realDonaldTrump to be right.— Robby Starbuck (@robbystarbuck) July 28, 2020


"Like Nothing We’ve Ever Seen": Imminent Eviction Wave Is Coming To These States

The eviction moratorium expired last Friday nearly four months after the US economy effectively shutdown due to the covid pandemic, and more than 12 million renters - all behind on rent payments because of the virus-induced recession - are now at imminent risk of getting booted to the curb.

This Friday, some 25 million Americans will no longer receive their weekly $600 federal unemployment checks, and the next round of government handouts, currently discussed by Republicans and Democrats, could see benefits slashed from $600 to $200 (or be nothing at all if no deal is reached in Congress). This would crush household finances across middle-class America, resulting in an even higher number of households unable to pay their rent bill in the months ahead.

That said, Trump's top economic advisor Larry Kudlow, who has religiously pumped stocks with meaningless headlines any time the S&P is even barely in the red, recently said an extension for the eviction moratorium program could be seen. But what if there isn't one?

In late July, more than 31 million Americans collected unemployment benefits of some form. The economic recovery reversed in late June, as the next crisis among households looms.

“It’s like nothing we’ve ever seen,” said John Pollock, coordinator of the National Coalition for a Civil Right to Counsel.

In 2016, there were 2.3 million evictions, Pollock said.

“There could be that many evictions in August,” he said.

On Sunday, food bank lines reemerged as people's benefits ran out. The number of jobless Americans is staggering and downright, depressionary, suggesting no labor market recovery this year or next.

With a fiscal cliff unfolding, benefits set to run out, and a rebound in the economy reversing, Household Pulse Data from mid-July outlines an even gloomier rent crisis unfolding.


Miami Police Set Up ‘Mask Traps,’ Issue $100 Fines For Wearing Improperly

“No one is safe from Miami-Dade’s new $100 no-mask fine. Not even people wearing masks,” said theMiami Herald headline.

Two weeks ago, officials in Miami-Dade County announced it would start issuing $100 fines for people for not wearing masks in public. But as usual, the over-the-top edict has been misapplied, with Florida media outlets jammed with reports about people being fined for wearing masks improperly, dropping the mask to eat or drink, or taking it off once safely outside a store.

“On July 17, Johanna Gianni said she had just finished shopping at a Publix in North Miami Beach and was walking back to her car when she took off the face mask she had worn inside the store. Almost immediately, a police officer came up to her and told her she was getting a ticket for not wearing a mask in a public space,” The Herald reported. “Despite showing the officer she had a mask in her hand, Gianni still got the citation. She says it felt like a set-up to catch shoppers after they followed the rules where it really mattered, inside the grocery. The parking lot was nearly empty, she said, and no one was around her when she took the mask off.”

Dean Gonzalez said he was wearing his face mask when he stopped at a North Miami Beach supermarket, but he received a $110 citation anyway.


Trump Admin halts new DACA Applications

'There are important policy reasons that may warrant the full rescission of the DACA policy'

The Trump administration on Tuesday announced that it was halting applications to anObama-era program that shields some illegal immigrants from deportations as it considers the policy's future -- just weeks after the Supreme Court shut down efforts to halt the program.

The Supreme Court ruled last month that the administration's decision to rescind the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was done in an "arbitrary and capricious" manner although they did not rule on the merits of the program itself.

As a result, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced Tuesday that as it considers the future of the program, it will reject all initial requests for protection, as well as applications for Employment Authorization Documents.

“As the Department continues looking at the policy and considers future action, the fact remains that Congress should act on this matter,” acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf said in a statement. “There are important policy reasons that may warrant the full rescission of the DACA policy.”

It is also renewing existing protections for only one year, rather than two.

Trump campaigned on repealing DACA in 2016 and has also floated a legislative fix for the program as part of a broader immigration deal.


Senate HEAL Act includes another $1,200 Stimulus Check

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced the Health, Economic Assistance, Liability Protection and Schools, or HEALS, Act Monday night, the upper chamber's long-awaited coronavirus stimulus package. The $1 trillion bill includes an extra $200 per week in unemployment insurance, down from $600 in the earlier CARES Act, and more money for schools, among other measures.

The bill also proposes a second $1,200 economic impact payment. Thesecond round of checks will follow the same eligibility formula as the first round, according to a memo from the Senate Finance Committee: Qualifying individuals earning a gross adjusted income up to $75,000 per year in 2019, and couples earning $150,000, will receive the full $1,200 or $2,400, respectively. From there, the checks will be reduced by $5 for every $100 in income, phasing out completely at $99,000 and $198,000.

Individuals who have no income and those whose income comes from programs such as SSI benefits are still eligible for the full rebate amount.

Individuals will also receive $500 for each dependent, just like under the CARES Act. Unlike the first time around, though, there is no age cap on the extra payment. The CARES Act capped the dependent payment at age 17, excluding many college students and other adult dependents from receiving a check.


Election Interference: Google Purges Breitbart from Search Results

A few days after the 2016 election, at an internal meeting later leaked to Breitbart News, top Google executives, including Sundar Pichai, Sergey Brin, and Kent Walker, lamented President Trump’s victory, comparing Trump voters to “extremists” and discussing their desire to make Trump’s election and the populist movement a “blip” in history.

True to their word, four years later, Google is deliberately working to interfere with the reelection of Trump in 2020.

There are several ways in which Google is interfering in the 2020 election, but this article will focus primarily on one of them: political search bias.

Google Has Been Purging Breitbart Content from Search Results Since the 2016 Election

Search visibility is a key industry measure of how findable a publisher’s content is in Google search. New data shows that Google has suppressed Breitbart’s search visibility by 99.7 percent since 2016.


National Teacher Union supports strikes over reopening plans

One of the nation’s largest teachers unions is authorizing its members to strike if their schools plan to reopen without proper safety measures

One of the nation’s largest teachers unions is authorizing its members to strike if their schools plan to reopen without proper safety measures in the middle of the global pandemic.

The American Federation of Teachers, which represents 1.7 million school employees, issued a resolution on Tuesday saying it will support any local chapter that decides to strike over reopening plans.

In providing its blessing, the union is also offering local chapters access to its financial and legal resources as they navigate a return to the classroom. Union officials said they will provide legal support, communications support and staffing to local chapters that vote to strike.

Although the measure says strikes should be considered only as a “last resort,” it lists conditions the organization wants met for schools to reopen. It says buildings should reopen only in areas with lower virus rates, and only if schools require masks, update ventilation systems and make changes to space students apart.

In announcing the measure, the union’s president blasted President Donald Trump for pressuring schools to reopen even as the virus continues to surge. Randi Weingarten called Trump’s response “chaotic and catastrophic,” saying it has left teachers afraid.

“We will fight on all fronts for the safety of our students and their educators,” Weingarten said. “But if authorities don’t protect the safety and health of those we represent and those we serve, as our executive council voted last week, nothing is off the table.”


Harley Davidson shares tank as Coronavirus spurs quarterly loss

Harley-Davidson on Tuesday reported an unexpected quarterly loss due to disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic, sending its shares sliding more than 9 percent in morning trade.

It also unveiled a restructuring strategy that aims to shift focus back to more profitable motorcycles and core markets such as the US.

Harley has been struggling for years to grow sales beyond baby boomers. The company has not posted retail sales growth in the US, its biggest market, in the past 14 quarters.

The pandemic has exacerbated its challenges.

In the latest quarter, U.S. retail sales plunged 27 percent year-on-year, the steepest fall in at least six years. Overall, motorcycles revenue dived 53 percent year-on-year to $669 million, hurt by the temporary suspension of production due to COVID-19 related lockdowns.


DACA Illegal Alien Accused of Killing Retired Officers Also Leaves Police Sgt. in Critical Condition

A Niles, Illinois, Police Department Sgt. has been left in critical condition following a fatal crash allegedly caused by an illegal alien who was shielded from deportation by former President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

Ivan Robles Navejas, a 28-year-old illegal alien from Mexico, was arrested and charged by the Kerr County, Texas, Sheriff’s Office on six counts of intoxication assault with a vehicle and three counts of intoxicated vehicular manslaughter.


Black Lives Matter Activists Block Streets, Harass Drivers in DC

Black Lives Matter activists against “noise pollution in neighborhoods of color” took to the streets of Washington, D.C., on Monday, where they blocked roadways, held up several vehicles, and confronted police officers.

The incident, which took place at a section of Wisconsin Avenue and Q Street NW in Georgetown, was reported by the Georgetowner. According to the report, “about a dozen protesters with noisemakers — protesting noise pollution in neighborhoods of color — faced off with police officers and the female driver of a car that the youths claim tried to run them down.” The report also noted that the protesters referred to the driver as “Georgetown Karen.”


Corrupt St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner Caught Hiding International Travel with Far Left Group as Is Required to Disclose by Law

Far left billionaire George Soros has been systematically targeting district attorney races throughout the United States for several years now. Several of his candidates are already in office creating havoc.
In St. Louis City George Soros was Kim Gardner’s biggest donor in her race for Circuit Attorney.

Soros funded PAC even released an ad in support of this far left and unqualified nutcase.

Kim Gardner may be the most radical Soros-funded Circuit Attorney in the nation today.

Kim Gardner is so intolerable that two dozen attorneys and more than one-third of the trial lawyers left the office when she was hired. And this is a Democrat dominated office!


John Solomon: Intelligence Agencies’ ‘Information Warfare’ Is ‘Now Being Turned Upon the American People’

U.S. intelligence agencies are using “information warfare” against Americans, warned John Solomon, editor in chief of Just the News and author of Fallout: Nuclear Bribes, Russian Spies, and the Washington Lies that Enriched the Clinton and Biden Dynasties, offering his remarks on Tuesday’s edition of SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily with host Alex Marlow.

Solomon described the “Russian collusion delusion” generated by the Obama administration and forwards by news media as an example of possible future operations directed at Americans.


Nadler’s bid to exploit Portland against Team Trump another embarrassing failure

New York’s own Rep. Jerry Nadler was in two car crashes Tuesday. The first left him uninjured but delayed the start of the House Judiciary Committee hearing with Attorney General William Barr. In the second, he humiliated himself with his long-winded, unhinged attacks on the AG.

Nadler’s opening statement ran over 1,000 words, all to insist that Barr “has twisted the Department of Justice into a shadow of its former self, capable of serving most Americans only after it has served those in power.”

Barr has been “flooding federal law enforcement into the streets of American cities, against the wishes of the state and local leaders of those cities, to forcefully and unconstitutionally suppress dissent,” Nadler claims.


John Solomon: ‘Joe Biden Was the Architect’ of U.S.-Funded ‘Military Espionage Outpost’ in Russia

Former Vice President Joe Biden was the “architect” of the Obama administration’s support for the development of a Russian technology initiative known as Skolkovo, explained John Solomon, editor in chief of Just the News and author ofFallout: Nuclear Bribes, Russian Spies, and the Washington Lies that Enriched the Clinton and Biden Dynasties, offering his comments in an interview on Tuesday’s edition of SiriusXM’sBreitbart News Daily with host Alex Marlow.

Breitbart News reported on the Skolkovo initiative in 2016:

As part of her duties during the so-called Russian reset, then-Sec. of State Hillary Clinton led the way on U.S. involvement in a Russian government technology initiative that was intended to be the Russian equivalent of America’s Silicon Valley known as Skolkovo. The “innovation city,” located outside Moscow, has some 30,000 workers in state-of-the-art facilities under strict government control.

Clinton’s State Dept. recruited U.S. tech giants like Google, Cisco, Intel. Indeed, out of 28 U.S., European, and Russian companies that participated in Skolkovo, 17 of them were Clinton Foundation donors or paid for speeches by Bill Clinton.

However, as involvement in Skolkovo by Clinton cronies increased, so, too, did the danger for the technology coming out of the Russian tech mecca to be used for Russian military purposes.


Biden Proposes Spending Upwards of $150B to Advance Racial Equity

Former Vice President Joe Biden unveiled his proposal on Tuesday to address racial inequities in American public life and the economy, pledging to spend upwards of $150 billion on the endeavor.

Biden, the presumptive Democrat nominee, spoke at length before an audience in Wilmington, Delaware, about his desire to build a post-coronavirus economy that was stronger and more “inclusive” than ever before.

The former vice president said, noting that Americans of color have been disproportionately impacted by the novel coronavirus:

This election is about rising to this moment of crisis. Black and Latinos are three times as likely to be infected and twice as likely to die from the virus as white people… black unemployment is at 15 percent, Latino unemployment at 14.5 percent, while 40 percent of black-owned businesses have had to shut down.


Hoyer: ‘Some Validity’ That $600 Unemployment Benefit Disincentivizes Work – ‘It’s Not 600 or Bust’

On Tuesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “New Day,” House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) stated that there is “some validity” to arguments that the $600 unemployment benefit disincentivizes people from returning to work and stated that Democrats do not have a position of “600 or bust” on the unemployment benefit.

Host John Berman asked, “One of the things that Republicans — some Republicans say is that $600 serves as a disincentive to go back to work. It is more in some cases than they say that people were making at the beginning. So, what do you say to that?”


A Viewer Writes: Joe, you will never see this in the local media !

Former US Attorney Joe DiGenova: Obama’s Senior Law Enforcement and Intel Officials Were “Criminals, All of Them, Lock, Stock and Barrel” (VIDEO)

Former US Attorney Joe DiGenova was again on his regular Monday morning meeting with Mornings at the Mall. He is well versed in what is going on in the swamp and apparently has some pretty good contacts as he seems more connected than most.

DiGenova reported what we were first to report on July 19th, that Igor Danchenko, who was connected with the Brookings Institute, where the anti-Trump, anti-American criminal actions of the Deep State were conjured up, was the key source in the fraudulent Steele dossier. DiGenova says that Danchenko was given immunity when he shared with the FBI in early 2017 his actions related to the Steele dossier. We now know that Danchenko was Steele’s primary sub-source, and the information he shared with Steele was the key information in the dossier even though it was was made-up bar talk over beers.


“Why Should I?” AG Bill Barr DESTROYS Trump-Hating Hack Eric Swalwell During House Testimony (VIDEO)

Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) is such a hack.

On Tuesday Swalwell tried to impugn Attorney General Bill Barr’s integrity during his testimony in front of the House Judiciary Committee.

It totally backfired.
Swalwell looked like a bitter, small man as Bill Barr continued to swat his accusations down one after another.

When asked if he will investigate President Trump for pardoning Roger Stone, Barr answered, “Why should I?”


Fox News Channel has best July ever, tops basic cable for 49th straight month

“Tucker Carlson Tonight,” “Hannity” each averaged over four million viewers for six straight months

Fox News Channel finished July as the most-watched cable network for the 49th straight month, marking the network’s best July in history as Americans tune in for the latest news on everything from the coronavirus pandemic and 2020 presidential election to ongoing protests across the country stemming from the death of George Floyd in police custody.

Fox News averaged 3.2 million primetime viewers and 1.6 million total viewers to finish atop all of basic cable in both categories.

FNC has now finished No. 1 during the primetime hours of 8-11 p.m. for seven consecutive months.

“Hannity” averaged 4.1 million viewers to finish July as the most-watched show in cable news, followed by “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” which averaged over 4 million nightly viewers to finish second. “Hannity” and “Tucker Carlson Tonight” have each averaged over 4 million viewers for six straight months.


Biden Doesn’t Know Where He Is, Welcomes People to the Wrong Community Center, Then Claims He Was Joking! (VIDEO)

77-year-old Joe Biden held a campaign event in Wilmington, Delaware… AGAIN!

Biden rarely leaves his Delaware basement, and when he ventures out he doesn’t travel far.

Biden is feeble and his mental faculties are declining rapidly.

The presumptive Democrat nominee on Tuesday delivered remarks on his “Build Back Better” plan to bolster the economy.


With Colleges Closed, College Towns Can't Pay Their Bills

When students went home in March, some college towns lost half their populations. Tax and utility revenues have dropped and those cities are still wondering what sort of economies they'll have in the fall.

Last summer, the city council in Champaign, Ill., increased the local food and beverage tax for the first time in two decades. It was a substantial hike – jumping from 0.5 percent to 2.5 percent – and was expected to bring in $6 million to pay for more firefighters and school programs for at-risk kids.

The tax increase took effect on March 1. The University of Illinois – far and away Champaign’s largest employer – shut down in-person instruction on March 17. Business at bars and restaurants dried up immediately.

“All of that is gone,” says Champaign Mayor Deborah Frank Feinen. “None of our new programs or anticipated revenue are there.”

All cities are having budget problems, but college towns are confronting a unique set of challenges. In many cases, half or two-thirds of their population abruptly packed up and left, months ahead of their usual summer migration. “When the students went away for spring break, we waved goodbye but expected them to come back,” says Mayor Leeman Kessler of Gambier, Ohio, home of Kenyon College.

With more universities canceling in-person classes for the fall semester every day, there’s great uncertainty about how many students will actually return in the coming weeks, or how long they’ll be able to stay. “As of now, Indiana University is one of the universities that will hold, in part, face-to-face classes,” says Yaël Ksander, communications director for Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton. “But, yes, everyone is apprehensive about what the fall brings – and by fall, I mean three weeks from now with the return of students.”

Even where students are coming back, homecoming, football and other large events are mostly being canceled. On Wednesday, Clemson University announced it was starting the fall semester online, at least for the first month. The school’s athletic conference, the ACC, is still deciding whether to play a limited season.


Police Horses Harassed During Fight; Mount Tucker Punched Multiple Times

OCEAN CITY — It was a tough night last weekend for the Ocean City Police Department’s mounted units, which were repeatedly touched and harassed while helping to break up a large fight outside a resort nightclub.

Around 1:20 a.m. last Sunday, Ocean

City Police Department (OCPD) officers responded to the area around a nightclub on 17th Street for a reported fight. OCPD officers observed a suspect, later identified as Daniel Martinez-Rivera, exit the nightclub and attempt to get inside the perimeter of the fight where OCPD officers were making arrests, according to police reports.

Martinez-Rivera was reportedly told multiple times to get back and away from the officers making arrests, but did not comply. An OCPD mounted officer on his horse Tucker attempted to move Martinez-Rivera away from the scene, but the suspect reportedly touched the horse’s face. After being told not to touch the police horse, Martinez-Rivera reportedly struck Tucker in the face three more times including once in the eye and also grabbed the leather straps on the horse’s face.


Banks Slash Credit Card Limits As Economic Crisis Not Over

While the Federal Reserve and the Trump administration plow trillions of dollars into corporate America, buying investment-grade bonds and rocketing the stock market to new highs, there's a much different story playing out of economic hardships for the everyday American.

There's a massive pullback by credit card issuers at the moment, reducing credit limits and canceling accounts of consumers.

CompareCards' new survey shows the economic fallout from the virus-induced recession is far from over. About 25% of Americans with credit cards had an account involuntarily canceled between mid-May to mid-July, while 33% said card companies slashed their credit limit.

About 70 million people – more than one-third of credit cardholders – said they involuntarily had a credit limit reduced or a credit card account closed altogether in a 60-day period stretching from mid-May to mid-July.

The report is a clear sign that credit card issuers are still closing cards and reducing credit limits on cardholders in huge numbers, months after an April 2020 CompareCards survey showed that nearly 50 million cardholders had a card closed or credit limit reduced in the first month in which the coronavirus pandemic took hold of the country. - CompareCards