Required Reading – July 7th Afternoon Update

Required reading from around the web of the best, most interesting, or most though provoking things we’ve read:

Internet Nukes Democrat Senator For Claiming ‘Eight Immigrants’ Signed Declaration

“In particular, Democratic Senator and potential 2020 candidate Kamala Harris tweeted odd political commentaryon Wednesday’s holiday, erroneously claiming that ‘eight immigrants’ signed the Declaration of Independence. It is a historical fact that of the 56 people signed the document, the vast majority of which were American-born. The point is also strange because America was not an independent nation at the time and therefore had no immigration laws of its own yet.”

Read more at Daily Caller.

Durden: Fact Check: Did Obama Detain 90,000 Children At The Border?

“So to be clear – hundreds of thousands of migrant children whose parents sent them into the United States alone or with a human trafficker remained in Obama administration facilities for up to months at a time, before eventual release or repatriation.  In fact, if one adds up just the unaccompanied minors taken into custody between 2008 – 2016 (here and here), nearly 300,000 children were placed in federal housing under Obama.  And as Brad Parscale points out, no one cared.”

Read more at Zero Hedge.

Knot: WATCH: Neighbors Protest ICE As It Breaks Up Child Sex Trafficking Ring

“The raid was part of an ongoing criminal investigation of a child sex trafficking in Oakland. Investigators were executing a federal search warrant, a fact which the Oakland Police Department later confirmed. Agents were seen taking two individuals to their cars; both had blankets covering their faces to conceal their identities. Protestors wrote in chalk on the ground ‘We love our neighbors’ and ‘Oakland PD is a disgrace,’ as the agents and police officers busted up the child prostitution ring.”

Read more/watch video at The Federalist.

Norman: Man accused of tossing drink at pro-Trump teen inside Whataburger arrested

“Jail records Friday morning showed Jimenez was detained on a warrant for theft of person. No bond amount has been set yet.”

Read more at Fox News.

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