The most costly of all follies is to believe passionately in the palpably not true. —H. L. Mencke
Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Calls to Reopen Country: ‘There Are More Important Things Than Living’ (Mediaite)
Fox & Friends Host Ainsley Earhardt Worries What Trump’s Immigration Ban Means For Her Daughter’s Au Pair (mediaite)
KILLER BUG Dad killed by coronavirus after dismissing ‘bulls***’ lockdown as a ‘political ploy’ (The Sun)
More deaths, no benefit from malaria drug in VA virus study (AP)
Las Vegas Mayor: We survived west nile, SARS, bird flu, ecoli..
Tur: Those were not as contagious
Mayor: Well we’ll find out the facts afterwards…
Tur: But those are the facts…
Mayor: Assuming you’re correct..
Tur: There’s no assuming that I’m correct. Those are the numbers.
Barr Threatens Legal Action Against Governors Over Lockdowns (Bloomberg)
Some blood tests being marketed to tell people if they have had the new coronavirus are a “disaster”, Roche Chief Executive Severin Schwan said on Wednesday as he prepares to launch the drugmaker’s own antibody test next month. (Reuters)
(Bloomberg) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday he favors allowing states struggling with high public employee pension costs amid the burdens of the pandemic response to declare bankruptcy rather than giving them a federal bailout.
Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz warned in an interview with the Guardian Wednesday that the United States could be heading towards another Great Depression due to the coronavirus pandemic.“The numbers turning to food banks are just enormous and beyond the capacity of them to supply. It is like a third world country. The public social safety net is not working,” Stiglitz declared, calling the safety net “inadequate.” (Mediaite)