CDC: Coronavirus Disease Outbreak (COVID-19) Situation Summary and Resources

Background, CDC is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that was first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China and which continues to expand. On February 11, 2020, the World Health Organization named the disease coronavirus disease 2019 (abbreviated “COVID-19”). Chinese health officials have reported tens of thousands…

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Coronavirus is a serious crisis, Entering prisons as global markets, U.S. business take hit

The coronavirus has infected hundreds of people in Chinese prisons, authorities said on Friday, contributing to a jump in reported cases beyond the epicentre in Hubei province, including 100 more in South Korea. U.S. stock indexes fell after data showed U.S. business activity stalled in February and the rise in new coronavirus cases sent investors…

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Top 2020 Dems nearly tapping out campaign coffers, scramble to replenish

Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s upping the ante. The Democratic presidential candidate’s brutal take-down of rival Mike Bloomberg at this week’s prime-time nomination debate not only won her rave reviews, the progressive senator from Massachusetts also cashed in on the breakout performance. “Since I stepped on the #DemDebate stage, our grassroots campaign has raised more than $5 million,” she touted on Twitter. “We’ve…

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Pentagon: ‘we weren’t keeping inventory’ excuse about missing weapons sent to Syria, Iraq

RT US weapons worth $715 million dollars were warehoused poorly and soldiers handling them did not keep receipts or records, so it’s impossible to tell how many, if any, ended up in the wrong hands, the Pentagon says. Supply units in Kuwait and elsewhere “did not maintain comprehensive lists of all equipment purchased and received” or “stored weapons…

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Socialism Makes People Do Strange Things

Bruce Thornton, What does the most troubling political phenomenon of postwar America portend for November and beyond? Apart from the bizarrerie of Trumpophobia, the wide-spread Democrat  attraction to socialism is the strangest political phenomenon of postwar America. In 2016, the ascent of Bernie Sanders, the inconsequential senator from Vermont, bespoke a more limited audience comprising…

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