A&G's Hot Links! Thursday May 28, 2020


Armstrong & Getty's Hot Links...

A list of links to the headlines that matter the most!!

‘Is pork essential?’ In a Smithfield town, a coronavirus-plagued meat factory comes back to life

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There’s only one generation in U.S. history that’s considered to be more unlucky than the ‘Lost Generation’

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Stung by Discord Over Officiating, the N.F.L. Puts a Coach in Charge

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Gov. Newsom’s speedy reopening plan leaves Bay Area counties perplexed as coronavirus cases grow

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Minneapolis arresting officer, George Floyd worked together at restaurant near police precinct

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“When the shooting starts, the looting starts”. 

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Video shows moment Minneapolis police abandon torched precinct

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Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler’s tepid campaign, rocky term led to runoff, experts say

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‘Duck Dynasty’ star Phil Robertson reveals affair, secret adult daughter

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Kylie Jenner faked her way to billionaire status, Forbes says

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Hired sex fetishists sporting machetes break into wrong client’s house

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Idaho GOP chair joins transgender sports lawsuit fight

Thursday May 28

(This one has been referenced frequently throughout the show...)

The Twilight of the Iranian Revolution

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There Was A Pretty Loud Fart Noise During A Joe Biden Livestream

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Biden's virtual-convention dry run in Texas

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Tech billionaires are plotting sweeping, secret plans to boost Joe Biden

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Barr appoints US attorney to investigate 'unmasking' requests by Obama officials

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'Leave our employees out of this': Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey responds to Trump broadside

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California is reopening too quickly, posing ‘very serious risk,’ health officer warns

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Wheelchair-riding woman is beaten and sprayed with a fire extinguisher by looters 

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Old reactor vessel from San Onofre nuclear plant heads to Utah

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A €750 Billion Virus Recovery Plan Thrusts Europe Into a New Frontier

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G.E., Which Traces Its Roots to Thomas Edison, Sells Its Lighting Business

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Wednesday May 27

An Avid Birder Talks About His Conflict In Central Park That Went Viral

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Twitter Refutes Inaccuracies in Trump’s Tweets About Mail-In Voting

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Facebook Executives Shut Down Efforts to Make the Site Less Divisive

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Coronavirus cases on the rise across the Bay Area, especially in Alameda County

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Orange County authorities won’t enforce mask requirement: ‘We are not the mask police’

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New analysis may rewrite the history of Washington state’s coronavirus outbreak

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Don’t throw away your junk mail. It might be your stimulus money on a debit card

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Chinese ‘Netizens’ Claim Americans Are Eating Coronavirus Dead

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Sex workers offer to limit customers to two positions which 'minimise the risk of transmitting coronavirus'

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New book claims Bill Clinton had an affair with Ghislaine Maxwell

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US withdrawing troops from Afghanistan ahead of schedule: report

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VIDEO: USS Portland Fires Laser Weapon, Downs Drone in First At-Sea Test

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Hong Kong protesters defy police crackdown to resist China’s tightening grip

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Judge Mchaney Speaks His Mind In Friday Afternoon Case

Tuesday May 26

The Twilight of the Iranian Revolution

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Why California Is In Trouble – 340,000 Public Employees With $100,000+ Paychecks Cost Taxpayers $45 Billion

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The Price of a Virus Lockdown: Economic ‘Free Fall’ in California

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Scared Americans, desperate to travel, are buying up ‘COVID campers’

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NFL plans 'to have full stadiums' in September, August, league official says

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C.D.C. Warns of ‘Aggressive’ Rats Searching for Food During Shutdowns

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Baby gorilla fractures skull in family fight at Seattle zoo

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Penguin poop creates a buttload of laughing gas, researchers find

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California’s Proposition 13 ballot fight intensifies with coronavirus pandemic

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UC San Diego begins ‘audacious’ coronavirus testing program in hopes of resuming in-person classes in fall

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In the first month of stay-at-home orders, CHP said officers handed out 4,000 tickets to people driving faster than 100 mph.

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Watching a documentary about Jeffrey Epstein is like watching a monster movie

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SpaceX's 1st astronaut launch breaking new ground for style

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As Meatpacking Plants Reopen, Data About Worker Illness Remains Elusive

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How missed ‘red flags’ helped Nigerian fraud ring bilk Washington’s unemployment system amid coronavirus chaos

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The Killers restart Zoom performance after someone scribbles over broadcast

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Don’t leave hand sanitizer in your car on a hot day, firefighters warn

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Work-from-home productivity pickup has tech CEOs predicting many employees will never come back to the office

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Twins' Class AA team, Pensacola Blue Wahoos, list stadium on Airbnb for $1,500 per night