Since we are both tired of COVID-19 news, how about we lump it all into one article to make the news quick today? Let’s go!
There is unrest as Chile is shut down. People are protesting as there are REAL food shortages, (unlike the fake shortages we heard about in the U.S.) and job losses. Nevertheless, Chile has deployed soldiers in armored vehicles with automatic weapons into the streets. Sounds friendly.
Since late March, Hong Kong residents returning from trips are required to quarantine in their homes for two weeks with an electronic id bracelet. Government also conducts random checks to make sure people are complying.
Speaking of Hong Kong…
Remember all those protests by the people of Hong Kong to secure what little freedom they have? The Communist Chinese are saying enough is enough, and they seek to change the “system that has allowed the territory to enjoy a level of autonomy for the past 23 years.”
Speaking of China…
Data from flightaware.com shows in the last two weeks international flights to Newark Liberty Airport and John F. Kennedy Airport have arrived from China, South Korea, and much of Europe, including the United Kingdom and Italy.CBS
So the United States will allow flights into our country from all over the world, including China where the outbreak started they claim…
But the Canadian border stays shut for day to day travel.
Am I missing something here?
My question, if states are starting to open up, why do the unemployment numbers keep going up?
Obvious answer. Companies are closing and/or have to lay off due to the manufactured crisis created by the government and mainstream media.
In candid and outspoken remarks, Rajan, who is also a former chief economic advisor to the government of India and former chief economist of the IMF, said the threat to India’s economic prospects was such that the government must consult the best talent in the country and not worry about who is across the political aisle. He said the situation could get very ugly and it cannot all be handled by the PMO.TheWire.In
Only a manufactured crisis could affect the entire world. Only in a manufactured crisis would the world respond in the exact same manner. Then we have the COVID-19 numbers which do not represent the response of governments. People are not dropping dead by the millions, not even globally.