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  1. takethepoints replied to the thread Coronavirus Thread.

    Yes, it is. This disease is bad, but it isn't pneumatic plague. We have to be sure we don't do more damage with a vaccine then good -...

    Mar 27, 2020 at 6:31 PM
  2. takethepoints replied to the thread Coronavirus Thread.

    There's been a lot of ink here about the new stimulus bill. Here's an excellent summary:...

    Mar 27, 2020 at 4:36 PM
  3. takethepoints replied to the thread Coronavirus Thread.

    That might do it. This thing is probably going to be like the flu, a seasonal virus. Any spare capacity will be useful.

    Mar 27, 2020 at 4:17 PM
  4. takethepoints replied to the thread Coronavirus Thread.

    Well … until the virus roars back in the fall, that is. See:...

    Mar 27, 2020 at 2:28 PM
  5. takethepoints replied to the thread Coronavirus Thread.

    It isn't a recorded vote that's the problem. It's the existence of a quorum. What Massie might do - has he? - is suggest the absence of...

    Mar 27, 2020 at 1:04 PM
  6. takethepoints replied to the thread Coronavirus Thread.

    Ah. Speaking of pork, see: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/26/business/coronavirus-real-estate-investors-stimulus.html But, of course,...

    Mar 26, 2020 at 11:31 PM
  7. takethepoints replied to the thread Coronavirus Thread.

    This is beside the point. The whole effort is to stop people from dying before their time by taking the most obvious and effective means...

    Mar 26, 2020 at 5:08 PM
  8. takethepoints replied to the thread Coronavirus Thread.

    A sobering view of what it would take to "get Americans back to work". Without killing just a load more people, that is. See:...

    Mar 26, 2020 at 1:14 PM
  9. takethepoints replied to the thread President coronavirus press conference.

    I've never brought this argument and I'll tell you why: the Roaring Twenties. The 20s were the first period in US history where mass...

    Mar 25, 2020 at 4:34 PM
  10. takethepoints replied to the thread President coronavirus press conference.

    One thing here. There's been some talk - not here, so far as I can see, but its out there - about "the cure being worse then the...

    Mar 25, 2020 at 3:45 PM
  11. takethepoints replied to the thread Darren Waller Drunk and High on Sidelines vs Wofford 2014.

    His great-grandad (that'd be Fats Waller) did that all the time and performed like a champ at every gig. Maybe it runs in the family....

    Mar 25, 2020 at 3:38 PM
  12. takethepoints replied to the thread Coronavirus Thread.

    Wondering how the rest of the world is getting along? See:...

    Mar 24, 2020 at 10:30 PM
  13. takethepoints replied to the thread Coronavirus Thread.

    That's why it is important to focus on the 2% that does. Most of the work takes place off the floor, but the floor is where you learn...

    Mar 24, 2020 at 3:54 PM