Month: April 2020

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Thursday News Executive Summary Jordan Candler  Above the Fold Weekly jobless claims hit 4.4 million, bringing five-week total to more than 26 million (CNBC) Consequently, the U.S. economy has now erased all job gains since the Great Recession (CNBC) The Latest on Coronavirus For the record: Five problems with the study that claims “more deaths” from…

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Wednesday News Executive Summary Jordan Candler  Above the Fold Senate passes $484 billion relief package; $310 billion will go toward the Paycheck Protection Program (The Hill) Runaway spending: Mitch McConnell slams brakes on fifth round of coronavirus aid (Politico) Trump’s 60-day immigration pause, which exempts temporary foreign workers, falls well short of full ban, but the…

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Tuesday News Executive Summary Jordan Candler  Above the Fold Republican states Georgia, Tennessee, and South Carolina announce plans to reopen some businesses, wind down coronavirus stay-at-home orders (Fox News) Trump to “temporarily suspend immigration into the United States” by executive order (Fox News) Good news: Los Angeles County antibody study produces more evidence of widespread COVID-19 (Power…

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Monday News Executive Summary Jordan Candler  Above the Fold Trump administration, congressional leaders near $470 billion deal on virus aid (The Washington Post} Bipartisan breakthrough? Pols unveil “Back to Work” plan for reopening economy with emphasis on mass testing (Fox News) More than a dozen killed during shooting rampage in heavily gun-controlled Canada (New York Post)…

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liar-Pelosi Is Finally Asked Why Dems Are Blocking Refunding Program to Aid Suffering Americans, Her Answer Is Just Awful by Nick Arama{redstate.com } ~ House Speaker liar-Nancy Pelosi has left Americans trying to save their small businesses and the jobs of millions of employees high and dry… She beat it out of town to San Francisco…

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Friday News Executive Summary Jordan Candler  Above the Fold President Trump announced guidelines for governors to begin reopening their state economies on Thursday, part of a plan called Opening Up America Again, which includes benchmarks that should be met for testing, new case growth and hospital capacity, though Trump claims governors can take their time before…

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I am a less government nigh absolutist. The solution to almost any problem we face – is less government. The root cause of any problem with which we struggle – is almost always government action. Almost always, I find the Left’s excuses to grow government to be superficially, transparently shallow and ridiculous. But there are…

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Thursday News Executive Summary Jordan Candler  Above the Fold “These developments have put us in a strong position to finalize guidelines for states opening the country, which we will be announcing [today]:” Trump says coronavirus pandemic has peaked, some states to reopen before May 1 (New York Post) From Michigan to Kentucky to Ohio to Utah…