Run Sheet for Monday, August 26th


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Guest: Mike the Cop

Mike The Cop began his law enforcement career in 2009. After beginning to create social media content in 2014 he co-founded Humanizing the Badge and subsequently the Call for Backup Campaign.

DETROIT NEWS: Group seeks firing of Royal Oak officer who stopped black man

NY TIMES: Daniel Pantaleo, Officer Who Held Eric Garner in Chokehold, Is Fired

  • “…the Staten Island district attorney and the Justice Department declined to charge him with a crime…”
  • “The unintended consequence of Mr. Garner’s death must have a consequence of its own,” Commissioner O’Neill said. “It is clear that Daniel Pantaleo can no longer effectively serve as a New York City police officer.”

CBS PHILLY: Crowd Taunts Philadelphia Police Officers, Laugh At Them In Midst Of Gunfire During Standoff In Nicetown-Tioga

CBS NEWS: Videos show NYPD officers being doused with water, pelted with buckets while responding to calls

SHAKA SENGHOR: When We Remove The Masks We Wear: A story of two black men and a white police officer

INDEPENDENT UK: Black man convinces 200 Ku Klux Klansmen to leave white supremacist group by befriending them

CELEBRATE LIFE MAG: She’s come this far by faith: The unstoppable Jessica Long

RNS: Pastor of church which was the site of the deadliest mass shooting in Texas history is running for office

WSJ: Americans Have Shifted Dramatically on What Values Matter Most

  • Views varied sharply by age. Among people 55 and older, for example, nearly 80% said patriotism was very important, compared with 42% of those ages 18-38—the millennial generation and older members of Gen-Z. Two-thirds of the older group cited religion as very important, compared with fewer than one-third of the younger group.
  • “There’s an emerging America where issues like children, religion and patriotism are far less important. And in America, it’s the emerging generation that calls the shots about where the country is headed,” said Republican pollster Bill McInturff, who conducted the survey with Democratic pollster Jeff Horwitt.

NYT: A Love Letter to Neighborhood Bookshops

  • “Amazon has demonstrated no gift for creating anything like such a store, and that’s in part because independent bookstores don’t operate according to the normal rules of capitalism. They aren’t trying to beat each other. They aren’t even trying to beat Amazon. They’re creating communities — cozy places to beat the heat or come in from the cold. An independent bookstore is a place where someone comes around the register as soon as you walk in the door and says, “You have to read this; it has your name all over it!”

HOUR DETROIT: 9 Independent Book Stores Worth a Visit in Metro Detroit​

CT: Study: Babylon Bee’s Satire Gets Shared by People Who Think It’s Real

CT: Screens Are Changing the Way We Read Scripture

AP: Buttigieg making faith-based appeal to voters in 2020 bid