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NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio are Dumb and Dumber

SHOT: De Blasio announces $10K fines, checkpoints for travelers flouting NYC quarantine:: “Out-of-state travelers could face up to $10,000 in fines if they break New York City’s two-week quarantine rule and checkpoints will be set up at entry points into the city, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday.”


NH Received at Least $2.24 Million Per COVID19 Hospitalization – Where’d it All Go?

Last week we shared some data from Kaiser Health. In it, they reported how much states had received per COVID19 case (as of Mid-April). New Hampshire was pegged at 200,000 per incidence. But that struck me as the wrong way to look at it. The grave concern was hospitalizations, so what was the cost for …

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So, How Much Money Did NH Get to Keep Us Locked Down?

This is a quick one—more questions than answers. But I’m throwing it out for crowdsourcing because NH has always been ready to milk the Jackpot Justice Cow. COVID-19 turned out to be just such a cow, and someone sent me this a while back. I missed it until now, but it is still relevant.

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Data Point – Saving rates by Americans WAY up

Americans are so nervous about the state of the economy that they are stashing cash in the bank at a rate not seen since the first year of Ronald Reagan’s presidency. The United States government’s Bureau of Economic Analysis reported Thursday morning that the savings rate surged to 13.1% in March — up from 8% in February.