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Knights Party Press Release: May 25. 2020

May 25, 2020 Paul B 0

On Friday May 22nd, The Independent reported, “Teacher who abused students begs judge for castration rather than jail.” In a desperate attempt to dodge jail time, a Florida teacher who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing students asked if the judge would order his castration instead. Mark Lua, 32, is a former teacher and was accused of having sex with an underage girl, for sexually assaulting an 18-year-old former student and for trying to force a student to send him a sexually explicit video. Last year, he pleaded guilty to unlawful sexual activity with a minor and for promoting a sexual […]

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Knights Party Press Release: May 22. 2020

May 22, 2020 Paul B 0

On Tuesday May 19th, Business Insider reported, “Trump is refusing to unveil Obama’s potrait at the White House, breaking a 40-year tradition.” President Donald Trump is breaking a 40-year tradition and won’t be unveiling former President Barack Obama’s portrait at the White House, NBC News reported on Tuesday. Obama would also not be interested in attending such an event, according to the report, which cited people familiar with the matter. The White House and a representative for Obama did not immediately respond to requests for comment from Insider. For decades, first-term presidents have held ceremonies in the East Room to […]
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Knights Party Press Release: May 18. 2020

May 18, 2020 Paul B 0

Sunday May 17th, BuzzFeed News ran this headline, “Eric Trump Said Coronavirus Shutdowns Are Part Of A Plot To Prevent Trump Campaign Rallies.” President Trump’s son Eric accused Democrats of using the coronavirus to hurt his father’s campaign for reelection and claimed that after Election Day, the virus would “magically” disappear. Eric Trump spoke Saturday night on Fox News to Judge Jeanine Pirro, calling for the need to reopen businesses across the US. He also disputed the threat the coronavirus proved to Americans — contradicting the concerns of public health leaders, including White House officials. Coronavirus cases continue to rise […]

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Knights Party Press Release: May 15. 2020

May 15, 2020 Paul B 0

On Wednesday May 13th, an online news source in Pennsylvania,, ran the headline,”Please don’t misgender me’: Reporter calls Pa. health secretary ‘sir’ multiple times during interview.” A Pittsburgh radio station is again under scrutiny after one of its reporters called Department of Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine, a transgender woman, “sir” at least three times during a Tuesday press call. The incident happened while KDKA-AM personality Marty Griffin was asking a question about what the state’s “end game” is for reopening after the coronavirus, according to the Pennsyvania Capital- Star. A Pittsburgh City Paper transcript shows Griffin called Levine […]

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Knights Party Press Release: May 13. 2020

May 14, 2020 Paul B 0

Yesterday, Tuesday May 12th, The Guardian ran this story, “He lived in the US for 40 years. Then he became the first to die from COVID-19 in immigration jail.” Carlos Ernesto Escobar Mejia had lived in the United States for four decades. Last week, he became the first person to die from Covid-19 in immigration custody. Escobar Mejia, 57, came to the US as a teenager, having fled El Salvador after his brother’s murder during the war. He died on Wednesday in San Diego, after complaining for weeks that he was sick and that his history of diabetes, high blood […]

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Knights Party Press Release: May 11. 2020

May 11, 2020 Paul B 0

On Saturday, May 9th, TMZ ran the headline, “Armed Protesters Order Food At Subway, AT-4 Rocket Launcher Included” A group of protesters busted through the doors of a Subway with their guns blazing — but it wasn’t to shoot the place up … they were just hangry for some footlongs, apparently. A photojournalist for the News & Observer in Raleigh, NC recently captured these surreal pics and shared them on social media, showing about a dozen “mostly-armed” reopen demonstrators hitting up a Subway mid-protest to get their sandwich fix, firearms in hand. The photos are wild — you see these […]
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Knights Party Press Release: May 8. 2020

May 8, 2020 Paul B 0

On Wednesday May 6th the Washington Examiner reported, “Added Fuel To The Fire‘: Civil Rights Organization Demands To Know Why Bill De Blasio Singled Out ‘Jewish’ Community.’ A Jewish civil rights organization filed a Freedom of Information Act request to investigate why New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio singled out the Jewish community in a statement about social distancing. The Lawfare Project, a civil rights group that focuses on issues related to the Jewish community and Israel, requested any documents related to de Blasio’s decision to single out Jewish people over social distancing violations on the same weekend that […]

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Knights Party Press Release: May 6. 2020

May 6, 2020 Paul B 0

“California Shopper In Ku Klux Klan Hood Alarms Shoppers, Officials,” was a headline ran by the Huffington Post on Monday May 4th 2020. Customers and local officials blasted a grocery shopper in a San Diego suburb who was photographed wearing a Ku Klux Klan hood — apparently to provocatively conform to the county’s coronavirus face mask requirements. Several workers at the store in Santee confronted the supremacist shopper, who refused to remove the hood until shortly before he purchased his groceries and left, according to a spokesperson for the Vons supermarket company. “Unfortunately, an alarming and isolated incident occurred at […]

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Knights Party Press Release: May 4. 2020

May 4, 2020 Paul B 0

On Saturday May 2nd, Fox News ran the following headline, “Sex Offender, Sprung From California Jail Due To Coronavirus, Arrested For Indecent Exposure.” A California sex offender released from jail early due to the coronavirus crisis had been charged with exposing himself at a parole resource center, according to a report. Rudy William Grajeda Magdaleno, 39, was released from jail under a court order on April 13 after serving 71 days of a 180-day minimum sentence, Fox 11 Los Angeles reported Friday. Magdaleno and six other sex offenders were released apparently as part of the state Supreme Court’s efforts to […]

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Knights Party Press Release: May 1. 2020

May 1, 2020 Paul B 0

Wednesday April 29th the National Review ran the following headline “California’s Ammo Background Checks Misfire.” ‘Criminals, tyrants, and terrorists don’t do background checks,’ said the judge who blocked the law. California’s attempts to discourage gun ownership hit a bump Thursday. U.S. District Judge Roger Benitez granted a preliminary injunction that stopped the state from enforcing its background checks on ammunition purchases. The initiative, which was spearheaded by Gavin Newsom when he was the lieutenant governor, passed in 2016 with 63 percent of the vote. The background checks have failed miserably, succeeding only in preventing law-abiding citizens from buying ammunition. Between […]