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Day 1188

🌍 Global: Total confirmed cases ~3,547,000; Total deaths: ~177,000; Total recoveries: ~680,000. (Johns Hopkins University)

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This is one hell of a read, excellent commentary on our current state of the union.


“Attorney General William Barr said the Justice Department will consider taking legal action against governors who continue to impose strict social distancing rules.”

Swell. So, for Queen Trump to be able to point at economic recovery to support his (her?) reelection campaign, (s)he’s perfectly content with forcing all his/her Worker Bees back out to work and risk getting sick or dead. Of course…he COULD consider using a South Korean style approach, with coordinated testing and exposure tracking of those who tested positive, but THAT would require SMART people.


Trump tells Chevron to “wind down” oil fields in Venezuela

Chevron had been arguing that any void in Venezuela created by its departure would likely be filled by companies from Russia and China, harming long-term strategic U.S. interests in the country, which is an OPEC member.


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