Posted in China coronavirus Economy health Paycheck Protection Program Politics PPP small business

Report: Over 125 China-Backed Companies Get Millions in U.S. PPP Loans

More than 125 companies owned by or linked to China have received hundreds of millions of dollars in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans meant for…

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Posted in big pharma China coronavirus Economy health Operation Warp Speed Pfizer Politics Vaccine

Big Pharma Rakes in Billions from U.S. Taxpayers for Coronavirus Vaccine

Big pharmaceutical corporations are raking in billions from American taxpayers through the United States government deals that are funding research for a vaccine to the…

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Posted in coronavirus Economy landlord Local Pre-Viral rent San Francisco Small Businesses

San Francisco Landlords Panicking About Small Businesses Not Working

San Francisco landlords are starting to panic about small businesses being out of work due to the coronavirus.

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Posted in Clips coronavirus Economy Mitch McConnell National Debt Politics Republicans

McConnell: About 20 Senate Republicans ‘Don’t Think We Ought to Do Another Package’

During an interview aired on Wednesday’s broadcast of “PBS NewsHour,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) stated that there are about 20 Republican members of the…

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Posted in coronavirus Economy Federal Reserve FOMC interest rates

Fed Leaves Rates Unchanged Near Zero, Says Path of Economy Depends on Virus

The Fed said it will continue bond purchases at least at the current rate, around $1 trillion a year.

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Posted in China coronavirus Economy Immigration Marco Rubio Politics stimulus checks

GOP Rejects Rubio’s Stimulus Checks for Americans Married to Illegal Aliens

A plan to give retroactive and future stimulus checks to nearly two million Americans who are married to illegal aliens and foreign nationals has been…

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Posted in coronavirus Economy health Politics restaurant closures

Survey: 60% of U.S. Restaurants Closed During Virus Lockdown Won’t Reopen

Sixty % of restaurants in the U.S that were closed during the coronavirus lockdown will not reopen, according to a Yelp survey..

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Posted in Clips coronavirus David Brooks Economy Politics Republican Party Republicans stimulus

Brooks: ‘This Is Not the Time’ for Fiscal Discipline

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks argued that, given the current economic crisis, now is not the time for fiscal discipline and that…

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Posted in coronavirus Covid-19 Economy health lockdown Politics shutdown stay-at-home order

150 Health ‘Experts’ Call for Imposing Coronavirus Lockdown 2.0 as Study Warns Easier to Catch Virus at Home

Over 150 “health professionals,” in an open letter addressed to U.S. government leaders this week, called for reimplementing the coronavirus shutdown that devastated the economy…

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Posted in coronavirus Covid-19 Economy Politics Tech unemployment unemployment claims

Pollak: There’s a Tech Solution for the Unemployment Benefits Crunch

This is a unique situation in which a very difficult political problem actually has a tech fix that can be directed by the White House…

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Posted in CARES Act Cares Act II coronavirus Economy Mitch McConnell Politics Senate

Republicans Delay Release of Coronavirus Relief Plan

Plans to release the coronavirus relief proposal fell apart Thursday afternoon.

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Posted in CARES Act coronavirus Economy Great Recession Marxists Obama administration payroll tax Politics Small Businesses universal basic income

Exclusive–Ortiz: Perpetual Unemployment Benefits Is Just Part of Democrats’ Broader Seattle-Style Socialist Agenda

By maintaining expanded unemployment benefits through 2013, the Obama administration delayed the national economic recovery from the Great Recession in 2009. A National Bureau of…

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Posted in Clips coronavirus Economy John Barrasso payroll tax payroll tax cut Politics

Barrasso: Lack of Payroll Tax Cut ‘Wouldn’t Be a Dealbreaker’

On Monday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Your World,” Senate Republican Conference Chair John Barrasso (R-WY) praised the idea of putting a payroll tax…

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Posted in Clips coronavirus Debbie Stabenow Economy payroll tax payroll tax cut Politics

Stabenow: Payroll Tax Cut ‘Is a Nonstarter’

On Monday’s “MSNBC Live,” Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) stated that she thinks including a payroll tax cut in the next coronavirus bill is “a nonstarter”…

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Posted in Andrew Cuomo Chris Cuomo coronavirus Economy health New York Pre-Viral

Columnist Blasts Chris Cuomo’s Wife for Indoor Yoga Class: ‘Rules Don’t Apply’

New York Post columnist Karol Markowicz called out CNN anchor Chris Cuomo’s wife Friday for her yoga session inside a high-end store, arguing that people like…

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