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Demonstrators gathered at Floyd Light City Park on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020 in Portland, Ore.  Protests turned violent again even after the mayor pleaded with demonstrators to stay off the streets. Police say an officer suffered what was described as a severe injury after being hit with a rock late Thursday. (Mark Graves /The Oregonian via AP)  **FILE**

What will organized criminal violence bring next to our streets?

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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

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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."

Kids need in-person schooling

Cheryl Chumley is right to criticize teachers' unions for getting politicians to close the public schools ("Teachers' unions shamefully exploit COVID-19 to shutter schools," Web, July 30).

Accept atom bomb, move on

Ancient history may be subject to conjecture, but record keeping for the past few hundred years has left us with far less doubt about major world events. So why the annual review of the validity of the use of atomic weapons to end World War II?

In this Jan. 20, 2017, file photo, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden arrive for the Presidential Inauguration of Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. (Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP, File)

Leading the donkey by the tail

- The Washington Times

Defunding city police departments. Exploding murder rates. Free health care for illegal aliens. Crushing debt. Obliterating American history.

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Congress flies blind on Big Tech antitrust action

While the government still has a role to play in policing anticompetitive behavior that harms users' wallets, Facebook and Google offer all of their basic services for free, while Amazon and Apple products are quite competitively priced and reap billions in profit as a result.

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.

Use of atom bomb was no-brainer

Today we mark the 75th anniversary of dropping atomic bombs to end Wordl War II. As the Greatest Generation that lived into and through that history dies, we listen increasingly to revisionist, asymmetrical analyses expounding the immorality of the atomic bomb decision.

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