A&G's Hot Links! Friday June 12, 2020


Armstrong & Getty's Hot Links, Friday June 12 2020

Your guide to stories discussed on the live broadcast of The Armstrong & Getty Show

Friday June 12

Motte-and-bailey fallacy

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WJS Video Investigation: How a Seattle Protest Ended in Chaos

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Man who claimed George Floyd and Derek Chauvin "bumped heads" changes story

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Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone becomes political flashpoint, as Durkan rebukes Trump’s message to ‘take back’ city

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Celebs slammed for ‘cringey’ PSA about white privilege

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Ricky Gervais mocks celebs in the 'I Take Responsibility' anti-racism PSA

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Oregon announces largest virus count, Gov. pauses reopening

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NYT: Federal Arrests Show No Sign That Antifa Plotted Protests

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Common Cold Might Give Some People Immunity To COVID-19

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Former SD Police Chief & Mayor: I didn’t monitor policing tactics close enough.

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UCSF researchers release final results of mass coronavirus testing in remote Bolinas

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San Francisco Police Won't Respond to Non-Criminal Calls

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Latest bid to recall Gov. Newsom is cleared to try to make California ballot

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Country band Lady Antebellum changes name to Lady A because of slavery reference

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Padres history (June 12): Dock Ellis’ trip to San Diego

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Thursday June 11

The Protests Come for ‘Paw Patrol’

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Free Food, Free Speech and Free of Police: Inside Seattle’s ‘Autonomous Zone’

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Welcome to the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone, where Seattle protesters gather without police

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Trump continues slamming Gov. Inslee over police-free zone in Seattle

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Pentagon’s top general apologizes for appearing alongside Trump in Lafayette Square

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Citrus Heights Homes Displaying American Flags Targeted By Arsonists

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Coachella and Stagecoach music festivals officially canceled for 2020

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Read George Floyd's brother's opening statement to Congress

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Starbucks to close 400 stores, expand pick-up options ‘to meet changing customers behaviors’

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Juneteenth Is Now an Official US Company Holiday at Twitter and Square

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NFL considering big change to widely loathed preseason

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SARS antibodies block coronavirus infections, study shows

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Amazon Pauses Police Use of Its Facial Recognition Software

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Did Tony Soprano die? ‘Sopranos’ creator accidentally spoils final scene

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Wednesday June 10

‘It’s devastating’: The Tenderloin sinks deeper into misery, and no one is coming to the rescue

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‘Welcome to Free Capitol Hill’ — Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone forms around emptied East Precinct.  

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Protesters, Councilmember Sawant pour into City Hall Tuesday night; ACLU sues Seattle for ‘unnecessary violence’

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Law Enforcement Union Heads Respond To What They Say Is Anti-cop Sentiment: ‘stop Treating Us Like Animals And Thugs’

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Defund San Francisco police? Chief Bill Scott says he’s open to the idea

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San Diego council members defend ‘slower, broader’ approach instead of slashing funds for police

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La Mesa releases account of protest that turned riotous

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Backlash to George Floyd tweet forces out CrossFit founder

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Too much, too soon? Bay Area reopening despite recent surge in coronavirus cases

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Two retired Navy officials plead guilty in ‘Fat Leonard’ bribery prosecution

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IBM quits facial recognition, joins call for police reforms

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HBO Max Pulls ‘Gone With the Wind,’ Citing Racist Depictions

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‘Cops,’ Long-Running Reality Show That Glorified Police, Is Canceled

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One White Chip: Why Dyson Couldn’t Match Tesla’s Startup Success

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White Celebrities Will Hand Off Instagram Accounts to Amplify Black Women’s Voices

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Pharmacist-Recommended Product Rankings

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‘He’s eating himself’: California man dies in custody after appearing to bite arms in video

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Tuesday June 9

JAMES LINDSAY: Liberal Reflections from the National Archives: Hope, Pride, and Two American Tales

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Glenn C. Loury: I Must Object: A rebuttal to Brown University’s letter on racism in the United States

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Portland mayor gives city workers 40 hours off to grieve death of George Floyd, others

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Defund my Career! Portland Police Chief Resigns

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San Jose Mayor Rejects Protesters’ Demands to Defund Police

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Americans are gargling with bleach and drinking household cleaners to prevent coronavirus: CDC report

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Indiana Residents Go Guns Out While Blm Marchers Passby

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LA Galaxy dumps soccer player after wife’s ‘racist and violent’ posts about George Floyd protesters

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52% of Americans support deploying military to control violent protests: POLL

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Netflix secured trademarks for 'Space Force' before US military could: report

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Meat cleaver massages may be the next big trend in wellness

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Ryan Seacrest considers permanent move back to LA following health scare

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New ‘Looney Tunes’ Cartoons Ban Elmer Fudd From Having A Gun – But Other Mayhem Is OK