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March 27th, 2020 - 5:41 pm § in Misc.

Texas company wants to grab its employees’ stimulus checks

An unnamed business in Austin, Texas, is demanding its employees agree to a pay reduction equal to the stimulus checks they’re about to receive from the federal government, according to a local TV station. “By signing the agreement, the company’s employees would have their paychecks be[...]

March 27th, 2020 - 4:16 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Amid coronavirus outbreak crisis, Trump orders Pence to ignore governors who don’t worship him

Trump to Pence: “Don’t call the governor of Washington” From CNBC: “President Donald Trump said Friday that he instructed Vice President Mike Pence not to reach out to governors who aren’t ‘appreciative’ of his administration’s efforts to slow the spread of the coronaviru[...]

March 27th, 2020 - 12:37 pm § in Misc.

A Short Story

by Roger Rabbit The family has gathered around grandpa’s plastic-enclosed hospital bed, maintaining their social distancing. The ventilator whirrs, barely audible. His eyes are open, but he can’t talk because of the tube in his throat. His teary-eyed wife squeezes his hand through the plastic sh[...]