I'm A Landlord. Am I Morally Obligated To Waive Rent During The Pandemic? Tabs, Fri., April 3, 2020
Trump ended pandemic early warning system to detect novel coronaviruses that had been working ... with Wuhan. — LA Times
Okay, so if I have this right ... we are sending the national stockpile to businessmen, and THEN the states are bidding on it? Jesus fuck I hope I'm too many drinks in and got this entirely wrong.
This is so important for everyone to understand. This explains why Governors say: I'm not getting the supplies I ne… https://t.co/kRtwYL78WK— David Begnaud (@David Begnaud)1585866724.0
Oh, sorry, Jared explains it. It's HIS stockpile.
JARED KUSHNER: "The notion of the federal stockpile was it's supposed to be our stockpile. It's not supposed to be… https://t.co/Eo4EtTEmSF— Aaron Rupar (@Aaron Rupar)1585869361.0
FEMA: Those 100,000 ventilators we promised will be ready in ... June. Cool, maybe Jared can make some money on them then. — Politico
Elizabeth Warren wants $15.5 billion to help homeless people through the pandemic. (HuffPost)
GOOD NEWS! Did you notice, coronavirus murdered your robocalls? (LA Times)
I just ... okay.
Trump blasts Schumer in a letter the White House just released. "I've known you for many years, but I never knew h… https://t.co/i2LAnfAIUm— Allan Smith (@Allan Smith)1585865509.0
"America's political dysfunction is rooted not in ideological polarization, but in the Republican Party's conviction that it alone should be allowed to govern." — Adam Serwer at The Atlantic
Well I hope my tiny local bank doesn't decide not to participate in the stimulus bill's Paycheck Protection Program! I've already applied! You should apply too, that includes self-employed people and gig workers. (Politico)
But it probably won't, because here's the Treasury Department's factsheet (note the pdf title: "Microsoft Word - PPP--IFRN FINAL"), and banks are going to make a killllllling (three to five percent of each loan, for "processing" that won't cost them a cent when they don't have to verify any info, and they're not on the hook for a penny of it).
AND YET! If the IRS doesn't have your bank account on file, you might not receive your stimulus checks until September. Here's hoping they put a widget on the site to let you add your account number, CRAZY FACE MOTICON. (Washington Post)
This is weird you guys. Peter Baker of the New York Times said a true!
More than 100,000 Americans are expected to die after a slow initial government response to the coronavirus pandemi… https://t.co/I926nTqL1p— Peter Baker (@Peter Baker)1585861484.0
Defense Sec Esper has his "Donald Rumsfeld moment." — Spencer Ackerman at Daily Beast
You're not alone. This shit's fucking up all of us. It's science! — WaPo
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