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Jobless Claims Drop From Historic Highs Down To 3.2M, But Numbers Are Still Extreme

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The coronavirus pandemic and the lockdown measures taken by states across the country to try and get the spread of this disease under control has been destroying our economy rapidly, leading to the loss of millions of jobs and the need for staggering numbers of citizens to apply for unemployment benefits.

The number of workers who had to make these claims increased by 3.2 million last week according to new information from the Labor Department. This is slightly higher than the estimate of 3.1 million new jobless claims that economists had expected.

It’s not all bad news. This number is actually down from the historic heights it reached during the final week of March where a shocking 6.9 million people made jobless claims.

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Thursday’s jobless claims come on the heels of a new Society for Human Resource Management survey showing that 12% of small-business owners said their businesses could not last another month, and 52% said they would close within six months.

The unemployment rate for April will be announced on Friday. Gallup polling projects that it could be as high as 15%. Its poll from April 13-19 shows that 33% of workers have either been laid off or had their work hours reduced because of the coronavirus. That amounts to an estimated 54 million workers, according to Gallup.

With these kind of numbers it’s easy to understand why so many folks are calling for the economy to be reopened as soon as possible. Folks need to get back to work in order to jump start production in our country, a necessary component to earning the surplus capital to expand businesses and create jobs.

In all honesty, the economic ramifications of the measures we’ve taken to stop coronavirus may actually be more dangerous to us all in the long term than the illness itself, a hard fact many don’t want to acknowledge.

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Fauci Thinks It Is ‘Inexplicable’ That Texas Is Re-Opening Businesses, Ending Mask Mandate

Go home, doc. The adults got it from here!

John Salvatore

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Have you wondered yet how the flu just happened to magically disappear? That’s not opinion. It is fact, apparently. In the words of Matthew McConaughey’s character from “Wolf of Wall Street,” the flu is fugazi (it’s a woozy, it’s a wazzy…fairy dust). If you still don’t believe that people are assigned covid, then you’re not paying attention. Here’s a quick example, for ya: This author knows a person who went to get tested, the place ended up taking too long so she had to leave early (without being tested) – she later received a notice that she tested positive. Funny how that worked out, huh? Check out Fauci ripping Texas Governor Greg Abbott (R) for daring to get his state back on track… https://twitter.com/thehill/status/1367510351827369985?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1367510351827369985%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thegatewaypundit.com%2F2021%2F03%2Ffauci-rips-texas-governor-reopening-businesses-ending-mask-mandate-video%2F From Fox News: Texas’s Republican Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday said he planned to open the state next week “100%,” roughly a year after the coronavirus pandemic broke out throughout the U.S. Abbott issued an executive order that rescinds many of the state’s previous orders, allowing all businesses in the state to fully reopen and revoking the statewide mask mandate as of next Wednesday. And in Mississippi… https://twitter.com/tatereeves/status/1366849019935412228?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1366849019935412228%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Fbreaking-mississippi-also-stopping-mask-mandate-and-reopening-all-businesses-without-restriction%2F In honor of the upcoming baseball season, let us never forget the worst first pitch in…well…maybe ever! WATCH: https://twitter.com/bennyjohnson/status/1286441829643235328?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1286441829643235328%7Ctwgr%5E&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailywire.com%2Fnews%2Fhouse-votes-to-remove-confederate-statues-justice-roger-b-taney-from-capitol

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Leaked Docs Show Migrants are Overwhelming Border Agents Thanks to Joe’s Policies

This is what 80 million people voted for!??

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If you voted for a pro-choice, anti-American, beta male, weak-on-the-border presidential candidate last November, who hurt you as a child? Who taught you so poorly in your youth? Shame shame. From Axios: Fresh internal documents from the Department of Health and Human Services show how quickly the number of child migrants crossing the border is overwhelming the administration’s stretched resources. Driving the news: In the week ending March 1, the Border Patrol referred to HHS custody an average of 321 children per day, according to documents obtained by Axios. That’s up from a weekly average of 203 in late January and early February — and just 47 per day during the first week of January. The same documents, dated Tuesday, say the shelter system is at 94% occupancy and expected to reach its maximum this month. LOOK: H/T: Right Scoop

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