The $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill is about 9% related to COVID-19. CNBC reports that the COVID relief bill likely will trigger a $36 billion cut to Medicare. It will also likely cause higher fees with student loans. Can you say, Hi, I’m from the government… I’m here to help?
CHINA has taunted the United States over the Texas winter storm blackout as a “failure of capitalism” that is affecting “desperate” Americans. An opinion piece in the English-language Chinese newspaper Global Times says a large number of Americans feel that the “current capitalist system” has “serious flaws” and “cannot help them with their concerns.”
During the “Fanning the Flames: Disinformation and Extremism in the Media” hearing, lawmakers and witnesses argued. Some were in support of a need for restrictions on the media. Some were in support of the need for freer, more open market to allow more voices to be heard across America’s news landscape.
Redlining is a little understood term with a sorry history. It involves “the systematic denial of various goods or services, either directly or through the selective raising of prices.” Traditional redlining was keeping blacks out of certain neighborhoods by denying them access to financial services.
There is almost no evidence lockdowns, business closures, stay at home orders and other strategies have reduced the infection rates or death rates from the virus. Think about this. The” open” state of Florida has had a lower death rate, adjusted for the age distribution of the population, than “closed” states of California and New …