Friday, June 12, 2020

Page 1 Roundup (06/12)


The Daily News: Cuomo again defends Columbus amid renewed calls to remove statue

Reuters: Republican-led Senate panel backs Elizabeth Warren's bill to strip Confederate names from military bases

PC: Tennessee lawmakers refuse to remove bust honoring KKK leader that was erected in 1978(!) from State Capitol

NPR: A GOP congressman facing primary after officiating a same-sex wedding

The Nation: You don’t have to publish 'both sides' when one side is fascism

The Daily Beast: Leave it to a bunch of white celebrities to make #BlackLivesMatter all about themselves 


Variety: A documentary about 'Showgirls' gives the legendary Hollywood bomb its due: as a camp classic, and maybe even as a good movie whose heroine's short-fused electricity was ahead of its time.

The Wrap: ‘Live PD’ was A&E’s top-rated program before abrupt cancellation

Dlisted: Is this the end for Chuck E. Cheese's?

Towleroad: RNC renews platform calling for anti-gay marriage amendment, endorsing conversion therapy ... and it condemns the 'current president'(!)

Boy Culture10 straight celebs who got gay on screen

The WoW ReportBiden 'absolutely convinced' military would escort Trump from White House if he loses and refuses to leave


New  York PostSecond wave of coronavirus hits Florida, Texas, Arizona after reopenings

Greg in Hollywood: Some reasons why Pride is still needed

BosGuy: It's just another Furry Friday

The Washington PostOhio GOP lawmaker and physician asks if ‘colored population’ is hard hit by Covid-19 because they don’t ‘wash their hands as well’

Dow slides more than 1,800 points on fears of coronavirus resurgence, more economic pain

If you attend a Trump rally you 'voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to Covid-19'


The New York Times: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff apologizes for role in Trump photo op: ‘I should not have been there’

Counting the days under virus lockdown by the length of Justin Trudeau’s hair

Can Anna Wintour survive the social justice movement?

Former athletes file sex abuse lawsuits against U.S.A. Swimming


The Wall Street JournalIt’s not a lockdown birthday until there’s a parade of honking cars

Marjorie Merriweather Post's properties would be worth $1 billion in today's dollars


Hot Cat of the Day: This sure reminds me of an "office mate" of mine who isn't happy unless he's sitting on my mouse pad!

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