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Wanted urgently: People who know a half century-old computer language so states can process unemployment claims

On top of ventilators, face masks and health care workers, you can now add COBOL programmers to the list of what several states urgently need as they battle the coronavirus pandemic. In New Jersey, Gov. Phil Murphy has put out … Continue reading

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Cruise ship, 1 – Venezuelan Navy, 0

In what sounds like it could be an April Fools joke, a Venezuelan Navy offshore patrol vessel recently sank after ramming a cruise liner in the Caribbean Sea. The cruise ship, which had no passengers on board at the time … Continue reading

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Exposing the Facists

Since this is the blog for Twelve Round Enterprises, I try to address issues of the enterprise, which is focused on film, publishing and in the future broadcasting, but since so much of those efforts are tied into the economic … Continue reading

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Coronavirus: Get Out of Jail Free card in California

The Judicial Council of California approved 11 temporary emergency measures Monday, including one to set bail to zero in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The measure directs judges to remove bail fines for misdemeanor cases and low-level felonies, as the … Continue reading

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Who didn’t see this coming?

STOCKTON, Calif. — Stockton police said officers have been responding to more domestic violence calls since stay-at-home orders have been issued across the state as a way to mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus. Between March 16 and March … Continue reading

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Doctors, Doctored Numbers, and Democracy

The New York Times on Tuesday reported: “The numbers the health officials showed President Trump were overwhelming. With the peak of the coronavirus pandemic still weeks away, he was told, hundreds of thousands of Americans could face death if the … Continue reading

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Plastic Bags and the Recycling and Reuse Scam

Back in 2014, the California Legislature passed Senate Bill 207, which banned grocery stores from offering customers “single-use” carryout bags. Permanent implementation was delayed by a November 2016 voter referendum, Proposition 67, which unsuccessfully attempted to repeal the measure. Today … Continue reading

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PA woman fined for going for a drive

A York County woman this week was the first person in Pennsylvania to be cited for violating Gov. Tom Wolf’s stay-at-home order, according to state police. The 19-year-old woman was given a nontraffic citation for allegedly “going for a drive,” … Continue reading

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Hey, when you gotta go, you gotta go

Amazon’s got a problem with drivers leaving bodily fluids behind along with the packages they’re delivering. The latest outrageous footage comes from Maryland, where a Ring camera caught a driver peeing on a homeowner’s lawn, driveway and sidewalk last weekend … Continue reading

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All I wanna know is how did its feet reach the pedals?

(CNN) — A man was arrested Sunday after leading troopers on a high-speed chase with his dog sitting in the driver’s seat, a spokeswoman for the Washington State Patrol said. The man from Lakewood, Washington, hit two cars on separate … Continue reading

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And now for the rest of the story:

Shortly after President Trump touted chloroquine as a potential cure for COVID-19, the media triumphantly reported that a man died from taking homemade chloroquine due to Trump’s recommendation. It turned out that the man’s wife fed him some fish tank … Continue reading

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Imagine that

States that introduced “green” regulations that taxed single-use plastic grocery bags in an effort to eventually annihilate them are now welcoming them back as health officials caution of possible contamination with reusable bags. Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont (D) said Thursday … Continue reading

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Washington State Limits Funeral Attendees to Immediate Family Members Only

Washington state is now limiting funeral attendees to immediate relatives only to comply with social distancing guidelines advised by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). MORE -Gary

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Yeah, we don’t want him getting sick, now do we?

A Manhattan judge on Thursday ordered the release of a career criminal charged with stabbing his girlfriend to death out of concern he could contract coronavirus at Rikers, the Post has learned. MORE -Chuck

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Hillary Clinton Laughs as Americans Die of Coronavirus

Hillary Clinton continued to attack President Trump on Friday amid the Coronavirus pandemic. On Thursday she called for a 2-month lockdown, but her tweet on Friday was shockingly evil. Hillary is laughing at Americans who are suffering and dying from … Continue reading

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“We gotta get rid of this shit quick!”

Attorney General Bill Barr put hoarders on notice and said they will get a knock on the door if they are sitting on a large amount of supplies. “We have started to see some evidence of potential hoarding and price … Continue reading

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Mommy needs a Xanax

VERONA, Ky. (CBS Local) — A stay-at-home mom in Kentucky is learning the hard way that home schooling her kids during the coronavirus pandemic is not going to be easy. Candice Hunter Kennedy of Verona shared her son’s brutal critique … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup: Strategic Control Over Medical Products Edition

It is sobering to realize that the coronavirus will likely kill my mother, who has very little lung function left after years of sarcoidosis. It may well kill my grandmother, who would otherwise probably clear the 100-year mark with ease. … Continue reading

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Improvise, adapt, overcome

Portland finds a way. Close down her strip clubs, and dancers will do delivery. That’s what’s happening at the Lucky Devil Lounge at 633 S.E. Powell Blvd. The club was forced to close with Gov. Kate Brown’s mandate to stem … Continue reading

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That’s it, blame Trump for your own stupidity

PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix-area man has died and his wife was in critical condition after the couple took chloroquine phosphate, an additive used to clean fish tanks that is also found in an anti-malaria medication that’s been touted by … Continue reading

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