Many newsfeeds and tweets have freaked me out but these two remain uppermost in the “freak out” department:
We Ran the Numbers. They’re Devastating
The $1 trillion coronavirus relief package Congress passed won’t come close to making up for the damage caused by COVID-19 and the Trump administration’s lethal dawdling.
We need the government to act or we could fall into a depression rivaling the 1930s.
The ultimate cost of this novel virus is likely to be north of $7 trillion, assuming this pandemic endures for two years, as German public health officials warn.
and . . .
Now is hardly the time to be attacking opposition parties, least of all media, as if they are the ones to hold us back. I would expect a civilized society to rise above that sort of thing.
The 1930s depression did not end well for the world. History does not repeat, I know, but I do often think I see times when it rhymes.
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