Daunte Wright accused of choking and robbing woman at gunpoint, had arrest warrant | Fox News

Chicago Newspapers

Bad egg, looking for trouble.

Daunte Wright, the 20-year-old Black man shot by a police officer in a Minneapolis suburb Sunday afternoon, had an open warrant for his arrest related to an aggravated armed robbery attempt when he was killed, according to court records.

Wright and another man, identified as Emajay Maurice Driver, a high school acquaintance, had both been charged with first-degree aggravated robbery in a December 2019 incident in Osseso, Minnesota, Hennepin County District Court documents obtained by Fox News show.

Look hard for this info at NY Times. References to his warrant but nothing about this. We do read about his being “the class clown” as a high school freshman. The news that fits, you know.

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Scott Atlas, Jay Bhattacharya, Sunetra Gupta, and Martin Kulldorff Talk with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis – Cafe Hayek

A heartfelt tribute:

One week ago tonight I was in Destin, Florida, with my dear friend Andy Morriss – and we were enjoying a maskless, normal evening at a crowded restaurant. The experience was like 2019! It was glorious!

Thank you, Gov. DeSantis! I do not often thank politicians. But, yes, thank you, Gov. DeSantis, for your courage in resisting Covid Derangement Syndrome – and for hosting this excellent discussion among true exemplars of the enlightened mindset.

AND also – thank you, AIER, for your leadership in keeping alive the flame of liberalism amidst the darkness of Covid hysteria. Thank you Ed Stringham. Thank you Jeffrey Tucker.

Alas, hit the “heartfelt” link above, and you are in for a grim surprise.

Officer who shot Wright arrested, charged with second-degree manslaughter – StarTribune.com

Lawyer for the family of the deceased in the Brooklyn Center killing:

“This was no accident. This was an intentional, deliberate, and unlawful use of force,” the statement read. “Driving while Black continues to result in a death sentence. A 26-year veteran of the force knows the difference between a Taser and a firearm.”

She meant to shoot him, he says. Sickening, really. He’s a rascal, for sure.

Wipe This: COVID Risk From Touching Contaminated Surfaces Almost Nil, CDC Says

From the horse’s mouth:

Turns out the risk of getting COVID-19 from touching an infected surface is “generally” 1 in 10,000, according to a new CDC study.

That means “that each contact with a contaminated surface has less than a 1 in 10,000 chance of causing an infection,” the CDC explained in a statement.

Instead, the virus is mainly transmitted via the air — which essentially defeats the purpose of all the disinfecting wipes, and business owners feeling the need to obsessively make certain everything in their respective establishments was thoroughly scrubbed.

“The principal mode by which people are infected with SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) is through exposure to respiratory droplets carrying infectious virus,” the CDC relayed. “It is possible for people to be infected through contact with contaminated surfaces or objects (fomites), but the risk is generally considered to be low.”

The CDC then went on to conclude that “surface disinfection once- or twice-per-day had little impact on reducing estimated risks.”

So if nothing else, perhaps now we can put away the gloves and Lysol.

Once panic-button material, now not.