A&G's Hot Links! Thursday July 9 2020


Armstrong & Getty's Hot Links!

Headline stories discussed during the broadcast!

Cult Programming in Seattle: The city is training white municipal employees to overcome their “internalized racial superiority.”

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NYC mayor nixes large events -- except Black Lives Matter protests

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Kim Jong Un's sister says another summit with Trump unlikely

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The coronavirus can float in air indoors, WHO concedes

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If you have this blood type, studies show you’re at higher risk for the coronavirus

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Parties, beer and coronavirus: Surge in cases among young people threatens colleges’ reopening plans

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The U.S.' new default coronavirus strategy: herd immunity

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Plan for high-speed rail rolls out for San Francisco to San Jose — but with little cash

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Dan Snyder abandoned Washington Warriors trademark as recently as this year

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Johnny Depp exes Winona Ryder, Vanessa Paradis expected to testify on his behalf

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Thursday July 9

Supreme Court gives Native Americans jurisdiction over eastern half of Oklahoma

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Florida insurance agent fired after mask meltdown at Costco

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Elon Musk endorsing Kanye, then reconsidering, is the world's shortest love story

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Ilhan Omar paid $878G to new husband’s consulting firm

Robert Redford backs Biden, warns of 'slide toward autocracy' if Trump wins

Police union president announces ‘no confidence’ vote in Portland’s City Council

U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler Opposes BLM message in WNBA, faces player backlash

Socialist Seattle councilwoman to Jeff Bezos: 'We are coming for you and your rotten system'

‘We don’t want to shoot you:’ San Diego police release video of shooting at headquarters

Sweden Stayed Open And More People Died Of Covid-19, But The Real Reason May Be Something Darker

Social distancing could stop surge of this deadly kids disease

Asymptomatic and presymptomatic people transmit most COVID-19 infections: Study

Sony’s Wearable Air Conditioner

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Wednesday July 8

JK Rowling joins 150 public figures warning over free speech

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Kanye West Reveals Presidential Platform In Exclusive Interview With Forbes

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CNN: Everyday words and phrases that have racist connotations

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No singing, no chanting: Conservatives object to California’s worship restrictions

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SF supe proposes CAREN Act to prohibit ‘false racially biased emergency reports’

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Harvard and M.I.T. Fight Proposed Limit on Foreign Students’ Visas

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Chicago Blackhawks to keep name, commit to ‘expand awareness’ of Black Hawk’s legacy

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Trump Leans on Schools to Reopen as Virus Continues Its Spread

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Why Hong Kong activists are holding up blank signs

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US looking at banning Chinese social media app TikTok as security threat: Pompeo

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A lap dance with a masked stripper? What strip clubs are like in the coronavirus age

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New co-parenting trend sees singles having children with strangers

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Tuesday July 7

Five Things They Don’t Tell You about Slavery

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Book by Trump's niece is coming out two weeks earlier than expected

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Calls for Notre Dame to Ditch 'Fighting Irish' Nickname Commence

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TikTok Abruptly Quits Hong Kong Following Beijing’s Power Grab

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FBI director says China aims to become "world's only superpower"

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SD Gov. Kristi Noem flew on Air Force Once after close contact with positive coronavirus case

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Brazil's Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus

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Kanye West? The Girl Scouts? Hedge funds? All got PPP loans

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U.S. Will Pay $1.6 Billion to Novavax for Coronavirus Vaccine

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Gov. Inslee will require Washington businesses to turn away customers without coronavirus facial coverings

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CDC adds to list of symptoms for COVID-19

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Airborne Coronavirus: What You Should Do Now

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SF bagpiper says farewell to nightly pandemic serenades in the Castro amid adoring crowds

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Johnny Depp and Amber Heard’s courtroom showdown is off to an explosive start

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Monday July 6

Matt Taibbi " On “White Fragility”

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Marcellus Wiley: Painting ‘Black Lives Matter’ On NBA Courts Is A Bad Idea, Read BLM’s Mission Statement

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Colin Kaepernick rips 4th of July as ‘celebration of white supremacy’

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‘You shot and killed a baby’: Atlanta mayor demands an end to violence after 8-year-old slain 

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Sponsor FedEx asks Redskins to change their name

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A North Korean defector’s tale shows rotting military

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Why Hamilton is as frustrating as it is brilliant — and impossible to pin down

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Iran Issues Arrest Warrants for Trump and 35 Others in Suleimani Killing

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‘We’re getting destroyed’: Restaurants and bars react to a looming shutdown

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Restaurants with outdoor dining baffled by state effort to shut them down

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MLB players express optimism, worry about season they know might not happen

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NFL players could be fined for breaking coronavirus-related protocols, source says

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Gottlieb says U.S. "right back where we were" at earlier peak

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Covering mouth, nose best shield against virus, experts say

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Protesters tear down statue of Spanish missionary and saint Junipero Serra in Sacramento’s Capitol Park

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The Guardian: U.S. rivers and lakes are shrinking for a surprising reason: cows

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Ennio Morricone, Influential Creator of Music for Modern Cinema, Dies at 91