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Knights Party Press Release: May 29. 2020

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On Wednesday night, The Blaze ran the following headline, “Man with ‘Trump’ on his car beaten by activists protesting death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.” The second day of protests in Minneapolis over the death of a black man, George Floyd — who died after a white police officer held him down with a knee to his neck for several minutes during detainment — erupted into looting and vandalism, and a man who appeared to be a Trump supporter was beaten by activists. Reporter Karen Scullin of KMSP-TV, wrote that protesters were trying to break into the Minneapolis Police Department’s […]

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Knights Party Press Release: May 27. 2020

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On Monday May 25th, The Washington Times ran this headline, “Pentagon bashes the New York Times over ‘white supremacy editorial.” Top Pentagon officials late Sunday blasted The New York Times for a Memorial Day weekend editorial that criticized the military for naming bases after Confederate generals. The piece, titled “Why Does the U.S. Military Celebrate White Supremacy,” ran in Sunday’s print edition of the newspaper. It argued that “it is time to rename bases for American heroes — not racist traitors.” The editorial singled out Georgia’s Fort Benning, North Carolina’s Fort Bragg and other installations named for military figures who […]
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Knights Party Press Release: May 25. 2020

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On Friday May 22nd, The Independent reported, “Teacher who abused students begs judge for castration rather than jail.” In a desperate attempt to dodge jail time, a Florida teacher who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing students asked if the judge would order his castration instead. Mark Lua, 32, is a former teacher and was accused of having sex with an underage girl, for sexually assaulting an 18-year-old former student and for trying to force a student to send him a sexually explicit video. Last year, he pleaded guilty to unlawful sexual activity with a minor and for promoting a sexual […]

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Knights Party Press Release: May 22. 2020

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On Tuesday May 19th, Business Insider reported, “Trump is refusing to unveil Obama’s potrait at the White House, breaking a 40-year tradition.” President Donald Trump is breaking a 40-year tradition and won’t be unveiling former President Barack Obama’s portrait at the White House, NBC News reported on Tuesday. Obama would also not be interested in attending such an event, according to the report, which cited people familiar with the matter. The White House and a representative for Obama did not immediately respond to requests for comment from Insider. For decades, first-term presidents have held ceremonies in the East Room to […]

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Knights Party Press Release: May 18. 2020

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Sunday May 17th, BuzzFeed News ran this headline, “Eric Trump Said Coronavirus Shutdowns Are Part Of A Plot To Prevent Trump Campaign Rallies.” President Trump’s son Eric accused Democrats of using the coronavirus to hurt his father’s campaign for reelection and claimed that after Election Day, the virus would “magically” disappear. Eric Trump spoke Saturday night on Fox News to Judge Jeanine Pirro, calling for the need to reopen businesses across the US. He also disputed the threat the coronavirus proved to Americans — contradicting the concerns of public health leaders, including White House officials. Coronavirus cases continue to rise […]

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Knights Party Press Release: May 15. 2020

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On Wednesday May 13th, an online news source in Pennsylvania,, ran the headline,”Please don’t misgender me’: Reporter calls Pa. health secretary ‘sir’ multiple times during interview.” A Pittsburgh radio station is again under scrutiny after one of its reporters called Department of Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine, a transgender woman, “sir” at least three times during a Tuesday press call. The incident happened while KDKA-AM personality Marty Griffin was asking a question about what the state’s “end game” is for reopening after the coronavirus, according to the Pennsyvania Capital- Star. A Pittsburgh City Paper transcript shows Griffin called Levine […]
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Knights Party Press Release: May 13. 2020

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Yesterday, Tuesday May 12th, The Guardian ran this story, “He lived in the US for 40 years. Then he became the first to die from COVID-19 in immigration jail.” Carlos Ernesto Escobar Mejia had lived in the United States for four decades. Last week, he became the first person to die from Covid-19 in immigration custody. Escobar Mejia, 57, came to the US as a teenager, having fled El Salvador after his brother’s murder during the war. He died on Wednesday in San Diego, after complaining for weeks that he was sick and that his history of diabetes, high blood […]

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Knights Party Press Release: May 11. 2020

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On Saturday, May 9th, TMZ ran the headline, “Armed Protesters Order Food At Subway, AT-4 Rocket Launcher Included” A group of protesters busted through the doors of a Subway with their guns blazing — but it wasn’t to shoot the place up … they were just hangry for some footlongs, apparently. A photojournalist for the News & Observer in Raleigh, NC recently captured these surreal pics and shared them on social media, showing about a dozen “mostly-armed” reopen demonstrators hitting up a Subway mid-protest to get their sandwich fix, firearms in hand. The photos are wild — you see these […]

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Knights Party Press Release: May 8. 2020

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On Wednesday May 6th the Washington Examiner reported, “Added Fuel To The Fire‘: Civil Rights Organization Demands To Know Why Bill De Blasio Singled Out ‘Jewish’ Community.’ A Jewish civil rights organization filed a Freedom of Information Act request to investigate why New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio singled out the Jewish community in a statement about social distancing. The Lawfare Project, a civil rights group that focuses on issues related to the Jewish community and Israel, requested any documents related to de Blasio’s decision to single out Jewish people over social distancing violations on the same weekend that […]

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Knights Party Press Release: May 6. 2020

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“California Shopper In Ku Klux Klan Hood Alarms Shoppers, Officials,” was a headline ran by the Huffington Post on Monday May 4th 2020. Customers and local officials blasted a grocery shopper in a San Diego suburb who was photographed wearing a Ku Klux Klan hood — apparently to provocatively conform to the county’s coronavirus face mask requirements. Several workers at the store in Santee confronted the supremacist shopper, who refused to remove the hood until shortly before he purchased his groceries and left, according to a spokesperson for the Vons supermarket company. “Unfortunately, an alarming and isolated incident occurred at […]