Wednesday’s news items, part 2 [Sheetz self-serve discontinued;

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“Social distancing | … according to infectious disease experts, is one of the best ways to try to slow the spread of COVID-19. But what about its psychological consequences?”Futurity

social-distancing-families-friends-COVID-19Credit: Getty Images

Political “retribution” | “Lancaster County Commissioner Josh Parsons sought ‘retribution’ against critics, police chiefs allege”Lancaster Online

Columbia Borough School District |“Learn From Home Resources” – Columbia Borough School District Website

pollSOURCE: LNP – Always Lancaster

POTUS happy news | “‘BREAKING: Stock Market ROARS Back; Has Biggest Day Since 2009”Trending Politics (“Welcome to TrendingPolitics, where we provide conservative commentary on the news stories of the day. Studies have shown that 90%+ of the stories about President Trump is negative, so we like to bring the other side of the story to you. With that being said, we aren’t shy to admit we’re biased. The majority of our articles will have a good amount of Pro-Trump opinion weaved into it.”)

Another view | “Coronavirus matters, the stock market doesn’t, and thinking it does may literally kill us.”The Intercept (“The Intercept is an award-winning news organization dedicated to holding the powerful accountable through fearless, adversarial journalism. Its in-depth investigations and unflinching analysis focus on politics, war, surveillance, corruption, the environment, technology, criminal justice, the media, and more. The Intercept gives its journalists the editorial freedom and legal support they need to expose corruption and injustice wherever they find it.”)

Conscience emerging? | “Lindsey Graham is among the president’s allies who don’t want him to quickly reopen the country. He says the president should ‘err on the side of human life.’” – The Atlantic

Some are thinking | ” …  that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo would be the Democratic presidential nominee. Many politicos have said that he is providing the kind of thorough, frank assessments of the progress and possible future course of the disease in New York state — and the dramatic steps he is taking to address it — that Americans are desperate to hear from the White House.” – Fast Forward, The Boston Globe daily subscriber  newsletter.

In the immortal words of the DIC: “MUCH LESS BAD” news from Italy | “For the third day in a row, the contagion seems to have slowed down. While numbers are still clearly high, they have been rising more slowly.” – Life in Italy

“I think, in some respects, they welcome my voice out there telling the truth. I’m going to keep doing it. And no matter what happens to me, I’m going to keep doing it.” – Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, extract from this interview with a writer for The Atlantic magazine.

 

 

 

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