“Gov. Tim Walz said Friday that he has appealed the Trump administration’s decision to deny a request for federal financial assistance to help Minneapolis rebuild from rioting.”Read more
“The Minneapolis Downtown Council business association is trying to get a message to City Hall: the rhetoric about dismantling the police force has already killed some real estate deals and has many downtown companies now looking to move to the suburbs.”
Not very Good news. Thank you, Center of the American Experiment.Read more
Note that the picture is of Minneapolis. "Gabe Johnson, a 48-year-old black man who served in the Marines, now says that Portland police should use any means necessary, including force, to sweep the riots off the streets and end the nightly violence."Read more
"After enjoying a surge in support following the death of George Floyd, a new poll reveals that a majority of white Americans now oppose the Black Lives Matter movement."
After almost two months of rioting, we would be surprised if the movement had not worn out it's welcome.Read more
“A Minneapolis manufacturing company has decided to leave the city, with the company's owner saying he can't trust public officials who allowed his plant to burn during the recent riots. The move will cost the city about 50 jobs.”Read more
“The direct costs of violent protests are fairly self-evident. People who may not have anything to do with the underlying grievances get injured or killed, their livelihoods are impaired, the communities in which the rioting takes place suffer property damage that can linger for decades, and the inevitable police response creates new dangers for innocent bystanders.”Read more