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The Economy - A V or a W?

First off I am not an economist, although I don’t know which is more of the dismal science – economics or my specialty political science. But if I am not an expert at economics, I do know my alphabet. 406 more words

Trump Brings Message of Hope in Pennsylvania, Says COVID-19 Testing May Be Overrated and Economy Will Be Improving By 4th Quarter

We have flattened the curve, Flattened the Constitution, flattened some State constitutions all in the name of what Germany called in the 30's YOUR SAFETY. Get it?

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Politics

Economy: "The U.S. Is Racking Up Debt. Will It Be a Problem?" (WSJ Podcast)

The federal government is spending big to combat the economic damage of the coronavirus crisis, and federal debt has climbed to record levels. 

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WSJ’s Jon Hilsenrath explains the debate over the impact of all that debt.

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Coronavirus Could Revolutionize America’s China Policy

Analyses abound on which state or region will benefit the most from the coronavirus crisis. Many believe it will be China, which has (or says it has) sustained many fewer human and economic losses than the US and western European countries.

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Corona

Trump to Sign EO "to Temporarily Suspend Immigration into the United States" to Further Fight COVID-19 and Boost the Economy

“Whenever the president finds that the entry of any aliens or any class of aliens into the U.S. would be detrimental to the interests of the United States, he may by proclamation and for such period as he shall deem necessary, suspend the entry of all aliens or any class of aliens as immigrants, non-immigrants or impose on the entry of aliens any restrictions that he may deem to be appropriate,”- 8 U.S.

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Covid Obituaries

As is my morning routine in retirement I pour a cup a coffee, open up the Boston Globe and head to the section on obituaries. I am not proud of starting off the day with an overview of those fellow humans who have passed in the last few days, but as a member of the senior set such an exercise comes with the territory. 520 more words