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(The New York Times)   Farkers apparently keeping the US economy afloat as revenues from gaming and alcohol sales rise while pretty much everything else craters   (nytimes.com) divider line
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2020-04-12 1:02:24 PM  
UNCLE SAM WANTS YOU TO DO YOUR DUTY


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2020-04-12 1:09:12 PM  
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/well maybe not the little girl
 
2020-04-12 2:50:24 PM  
I thought it was interesting how much grocery rose for a short time. Now it has returned to a normal state plus some extra to account for decreased restaurant dining.
 
2020-04-12 3:03:59 PM  
I saw "gaming" and my first thought, "Where the hell are the casinos open?"

You'd think the smoke in a typical casino would kill any airborne pathogen.
 
2020-04-12 3:08:51 PM  
Gaming the system also doing fine.
 
2020-04-12 3:34:15 PM  
I spent what I would have on travel (monthly Metronorth Ticket) on a beer-making equipment so I'm living the bunker-mentality dream.
 
2020-04-12 3:46:03 PM  
Been slicing and dicing my way through  AC: Unity and once Im done I'll get started on Syndicate. They were still unwrapped.
 
2020-04-12 4:46:11 PM  

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2020-04-13 1:13:45 AM  
I think the "Obvious" tag is more germane as this is happening the world over. Check out the numbers in Russia during the COVI... er... pneumonia outbreak.
 
2020-04-13 5:11:58 AM  
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