Articles of Interest

 

Articles Of Interest From The November 22, 2020 Edition

 

Our first article is from Route 50 regarding Puerto Rico’s affirmative vote to become a state:

 

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From The Startup Milton Freedman still knows more about markets than The NY Times:

 

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The History of Yesterday has an article regarding Adam Smith’s two revolutionary ideas:

 

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From The New York Times a piece remembering the time that Martin Luther King was stabbed in Harlem and saved by the NYPD:

 

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Another from Route 50 regarding New York City sending EMTs with cops to answer some calls:

 

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And finally another from The History of Yesterday regarding a scientist that gave the world cheap fertilizer and a gas used to kill millions of people:

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Articles Of Interest From The November 8,  2020 Edition

From Discourse Magazine both political parties have moved left:

 

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Advance Science Magazine writes that our plastic use is much higher than previously thought:

 

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And from Marker asking what happened to Chile’s economic success:

 

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Articles Of Interest From The October 18, 2020 Edition

The Washington Post writes that our first president almost died of the flu:

 

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NPR tells us that school enrollment is dropping nationwide:

 

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Again from the Washington Post an article on Amy Coney Barrett that tells the story of her connection to Martin County:

 

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From Florida Phoenix an article on how both political parties agree that Proposition 3 should be defeated:

 

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Articles Of Interest From The October 4, 2020 Edition

From The New York Times using DNA to see where the Vikings went:

 

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Again, from The New York Times what happens if everyone receives the same benefit from the government regardless of income:

 

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The Miami Herald warns of huge budget cuts coming:

 

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Economist asks is it time for digital identification cards:

 

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And from Route 50 the 9th circuit upholds 5G rules:

 

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AP News writes that Disney is laying off 28,000 employees.

 

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Another from the Economist stating that there is a radical shift in working arrangements:

 

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And lastly from Medium about the right of the president to name the next justice:

 

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Articles Of Interest From The September 20, 2020 Edition

From The New York Times what happens to service workers now:

 

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The Assent tells us that money is going to lose its value:

 

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A study from the Brookings Institute regarding voter fraud:

 

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A piece on Medium on why honey can last forever:

 

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The Economist writes what Putin fears the most:

 

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From Crains New York the new Whole Food stores will not have any customers:

 

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Knowhere News writes that 250,000 cases tied to Sturges rally:

 

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Lastly from Vanity Fair an article on Matt Gaetz:

 

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Articles Of Interest From The September 6, 2020 Edition

From Route 50 writes that affluence killed New York:

 

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From Pacific Legal that we need more housing in the suburbs not less:

 

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And again, from Route 50 Millennials like small cities:

 

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And lastly from Thoughts Politics & Beliefs the courts are also a casualty of the pandemic:

 

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Articles Of Interest From The August 23, 2020 Edition

The New Yorker reprints a piece by Arthur Miller from 1998 regarding the days before air conditioning:

 

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From Route 50 are workforce is about to change dramatically:

 

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Florida Sheriff forbids masks from the Ocala Star Banner:

 

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Politico reports that the New York Daily News and many others are abandoning their newsrooms:

 

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The Hill has an article regarding the Supreme Court ruling that a government’s police power is not absolute:

 

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Route 50 writes that the 9th Circuit rules that California over reached when it forbid high capacity gun magazines:

 

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Zillow proves that cities real estate markets are not collapsing:

 

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And lastly the U.S. Senate’s final report on Russian interference in the 2016 election:

 

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Articles Of Interest From The August 9, 2020 Edition

From Route 50 counties will be short 200 billion

 

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Bloomberg asks are single family obsolete:

 

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Stars & Stripes writes that U.S. military is leaving Germany:

 

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The New York Times has John Lewis write his own obituary:

 

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The Boston Globe has an article about the 50,000 population of the City of Methune’s Police Chief making $325,000 per year:

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The New York Times reports that the 2nd Qtr. GDP drops 33%:

 

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From Townhall Martin County resident Attorney Mark Miller explains why qualified immunity needs to go away:

 

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Lastly from The New York Times if remote work not working maybe your company isn’t doing it right:

 

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Articles Of Interest From The July 26, 2020 Edition

From The Tallahassee Democrat mask ordinances ruled constitutional:

 

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Florida Phoenix asks who is in charge of school reopening:

 

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Politico writes that DeSantis may be walking back school reopening’s:

 

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The New York Times has an article about children and spread:

 

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Miami Herald on the Bahama’s closed to Americans:

 

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Route 50 writes that a third of Americans want to only work from home:

 

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Here are the CDC Guidelines on school reopening:

 

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Pacific Legal asks whether we will freeze development of new homes:

 

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Politico writes about a large Salmon Farm in warehouses in Florida:

 

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Medium tells us about the plague that crushed the Roman Legions:

 

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Colin Powell is still looking for answers according to The New York Times Magazine:

 

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And last from Brookings should everyone be required to vote:

 

 

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Articles Of Interest From The July 9, 2020 Edition

From Martin County:

 

An article from Knowhere News Martin County cases increase 256% in June

 

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From the Palm Beach Post suit over mandatory face masks:

 

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From the rest of the world:

 

Florida Bulldog has an article regarding no bid contracts for friends:

 

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Politico reports on DeSantis veto for on-line learning program:

 

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From Bloomberg/City Lab writes that preemption is destroying our life:

 

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Route 50 writes that in some places social workers are being dispatched instead of police:

 

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Washington Post asks the experts what they do and don’t do re Corona:

 

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Articles Of Interest From The June 28, 2020 Edition

From Martin County:

 

TC Palm writes that Covid is spiking:

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From The Rest Of The World

From the Washington Post the article is how millennials are the unluckiest generation:

 

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Medium the Roman Empire went into decline where is the U.S.:

 

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Propublica writes that the head of the bailout in Washington has put aside tens of millions of dollars for his own company:

 

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Route 50 has something about police reform popular rioting is not:

 

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And from The New York Times the economy’s real problem is a loss of demand:

 

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Articles Of Interest From The June 14, 2020 Edition

LOCAL:

TC Palm writes that Covid is spiking:

 

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From the Washington Post the article is how millennial’s are the unluckiest generation:

 

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Medium the Roman Empire went into decline where is the U.S.:

 

HERE

 

 

Propublica writes that the head of the bailout in Washington has put aside tens of millions of dollars for his own company:

 

HERE

 

Route 50 has something about police reform popular rioting is not:

 

HERE

 

And from The New York Times the economy’s real problem is a loss of demand:

 

HERE

 

 

Articles Of Interest From The May 31, 2020 Edition

LOCAL:

 

From the Miami Herald, Virgin Trains doesn’t know when it is reopening:

 

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Knowhere Treasure Coast writes Martin County has ½ the cases on the Treasure Coast:

 

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TC Palm writes that State stops testing in Martin County:

 

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Pew Research on where 2016 voters went to the polls and didn’t:

 

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From Florida Politics writes most Floridians will wear masks and not eat out:

 

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The LA Times writes that New Zealand is open for business with few restrictions:

 

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Gen has an article regarding why Sweden could stay open with few restrictions was because of the high trust Swedes have in their government:

 

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An article in Florida Phoenix states that regardless of the president election supervisors of both parties are urging vote by mail:

 

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Route 50 has a list of the unemployment statistics by state:

 

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Another from Florida Phoenix asking whether the State Board of Ed just made civics testing one big joke:

 

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City Lab writes will bathrooms be redesigned with COVID as they were after past pandemics:

 

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Articles Of Interest From The May 17, 2020 Edition

MARTIN COUNTY:

 

At the May 5, 2020 County Commission Meeting it seemed the Corps and the SFWMD were all smiles (see Martin County Section) According to Tyler Treadway on TC Palm there may be a slight of hand where money is going and for what project:

 

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Knowhere Treasure Coast News has an article regarding the new shops on Colorado Avenue in Stuart:

 

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Another from Knowhere re Martin County Schools cancels all summer camps:

 

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The Capitalist explains that there are many people who oppose what we are trying to achieve on Lake O:

 

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THE REST OF THE WORLD

 

Route 50 explains why preemption is wrong:

 

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Pacific Legal Foundation explains the Constitution and the Lockdown:

 

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1843 Magazine tells the story of the history of the office and asks is it dead?

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The New York Times has an article about how kids can spread COVID-19:

 

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And two from the Economist…the first is about the separation of Main Street and Wall Street:

 

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The second on the global food chain:

 

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David Ignatius writes in the Washington Post we are in trouble with China….militarily:

 

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The last is a presentation with an alternate view on how to figure out the virus:

 

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Articles Of Interest From The May 3 2020 Edition

This interactive piece is from The New York Times the Corona Virus’ unequal effects:

 

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Jeff Bezos letter to his shareholders at Amazon:

 

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From the Washington Post 6 factors between containment and devastation:

 

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The AP reports that Florida is one of the slowest to process unemployment claims:

 

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Florida Phoenix writes that sending healthcare workers to hospitals without adequate PPP is like sending soldiers to war without guns:

 

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A recent Quinnipiac Pole on what Floridians are thinking:

 

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From Route 50 an article on how A-G Barr is going after local governments regarding church services:

 

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Articles Of Interest From The April 2020 Edition From The April 17, 2020 Edition

From the Washington Post Historian Michael Beschloss writes about leadership:

 

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Route 50 writes that governments are becoming more secret:

 

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The New York Times has an article on how the crisis on the carrier T. Roosevelt shows a military in trouble:

 

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Listen to the resigned Navy Secretary’s recording to the crew of the carrier:

 

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The Inspector General’s report on U.S. hospitals. If nothing else read the short summary in the front:

 

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Medium has an article on how the Black Death changed society. Is it a lesson to us:

 

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Washington Post has an article on why we horde toilet paper:

 

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George Will’s column on what the Marines will look like in the future:

 

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Wallet Hub ranks Florida 44th in our response to COVID-19:

 

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The Hill authors an article on testing and bureaucracy:

 

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Bret Stephens’ op-ed in The New York Times regarding bureaucracy and testing:

 

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Lastly President Trump’s plan for reopening:

 

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Articles Of Interest From The April 17 2020 Edition

From the Washington Post Historian Michael Beschloss writes about leadership:

 

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Route 50 writes that governments are becoming more secret:

 

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The New York Times has an article on how the crisis on the carrier T. Roosevelt shows a military in trouble:

 

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Listen to the resigned Navy Secretary’s recording to the crew of the carrier:

 

CLICK HERE

 

The Inspector General’s report on U.S. hospitals. If nothing else read the short summary in the front:

 

CLICK HERE

 

Medium has an article on how the Black Death changed society. Is it a lesson to us:

 

CLICK HERE

 

Washington Post has an article on why we horde toilet paper:

 

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George Will’s column on what the Marines will look like in the future:

 

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Wallet Hub ranks Florida 44th in our response to COVID-19:

 

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The Hill authors an article on testing and bureaucracy:

 

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Bret Stephens’ op-ed in The New York Times regarding bureaucracy and testing:

 

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Lastly President Trump’s plan for reopening:

 

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Articles Of Interest From The April 5, 2020 Edition

From The New York Times how did the virus start in China:

 

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Florida Phoenix explains the vaping bill passed by the legislature:

 

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The New York Times has an article on how one party in Westport Connecticut contributed to spreading the virus all over the world:

 

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Washington Post writes that Amazon is triaging its products to make sure Prime Customers receive their shipments first:

 

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The Atlantic explains how the virus will change the American system and believes it should:

 

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From the BBC how the rest of the world views us:

 

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Another from Florida Phoenix asking why more state employees aren’t working from home:

 

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KnowWhere Treasure Coast News on local farmers feeding us:

 

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Here is an interactive piece from The New York Times on the $2.2 trillion dollar bill:

 

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And a third article from Florida Phoenix stating that Palm Beach County has the highest death toll from the virus in Florida:

 

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FROM MARCH 22, 2020 EDITION

 

From The New York Times an article about how Congress is addicted to a complicated tax code:

 

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The Atlantic asks how likely you are to having the Corona virus:

 

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The Capitalist writes on how serious is Tallahassee on our water quality:

 

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Another from The New York Times stating that 50% of prescription costs go to middlemen:

 

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Here is the first bill that Congress passed to deal with the pandemic:

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FROM THE MARCH 8, 2020 EDITION

From 1843 Magazine the fight to preserve a 44,000-year-old painting:

 

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Seeking Alpha writes about the increasing debt allocation and how effect the economy:

 

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The New York Times asks what the difference is between a profit is and nonprofit hospital:

 

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The Washington Post states that the trade deficit is soaring and that is a good thing:

 

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The New York Times writes there is no such thing as a sugar high:

 

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Once again The New York Times ask economist to design a workable health care system:

 

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American popular music was born on New York’s Lower East Side and it still is according to The New York Times:

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70 former U.S. Senators have written an op-ed in the Washington Post stating that the Senate is an independent branch of government:

 

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Governor DeSantis wants to tackle suicide which kills more Floridians than murder or most diseases, In The Capitalist:

 

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In the Economist will Ireland finally be reunited:

 

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And lastly also from Economist why are real estate commission so much higher in the U.S. than in the rest of the world:

 

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ARTICLES OF INTEREST FEBRUARY 23, 2020

 

Nancy Smith who was with the Stuart News for nearly 30 years is back in town. I recently saw her at a Martin County Taxpayers’ event. She sent me the link to a piece she wrote for The Capitalist . It is her take on Eve Sample’s new position:

https://thecapitolist.com/eve-samples-has-left-the-building-or-has-she/

 

From The New York Times. The Myth of the Urban Boomer:

 

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Again from The New York Times to understand the decade of the 2020s look to the 1920s:

 

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City Labs mapping epidemics:

 

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The Washington Post has an article from Richard Haass on how China’s economy will be affected by the Corona Virus:

 

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Dart Industries sues cities over banning poly styrene in The New York Times:

 

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From Route 50 will voters over 50 pay higher school taxes:

 

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Florida Phoenix writes that the Florida Legislature keeps big government growing:

 

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Once again The New York Times asks if it is time to build more:

 

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An article on Medium asks should the military draft be re-instituted:

 

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February 9, 2020 Edition

Tom Campenni on Medium writes:

“The difficulties in “threading a needle” is a phrase that goes back to antiquity.

Jesus used the concept in one of his parables. He preached that it was easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than a rich man to enter Heaven.”

To read more on my piece published in Medium:

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 Politico writes that Huawei is undermining our relationships with key allies:

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Route 50 tells us that the number one destination for Americans is the library:

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The Atlantic has an article on New York City luxury condos not selling but there is standing room only in the NYC shelters:

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The Washington Post explains why we should do away with single family zoning:

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And finally from City Lab urban sprawl is getting worse:

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January 26 2020 Edition

A new study from the Federal Reserve Bank in St. Louis shows that 3% of workers do so from home:

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From National Review an article on the historian as moralist:

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The Washington Post asks is Congress acting as the Founders intended:

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The New York Times writes that more transit systems are free:

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Paris has apartments known as Chambres-de-Bonne that are 85 sq feet. From City Lab:

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The New York Times has an article how textbooks differ from state to state and how it affects kids:

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Finally, Politico explains how so far plastic bags are winning in our state capital:

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January 12 2020 Edition

From The New York Times China’s hardliners win no matter what the trade deal looks like:

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Since ancient times people have commuted for work. City Lab writes that with changing transportation modes Cities have become less dense:

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The Washington Post has an article about how the Church of Latter Day Saints (Mormons) have hidden a hundred billion dollars from their members:

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Another from City Lab asking if Uber has contributed to more drinking:

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California’s new independent contractor law has devastating unintended consequences for freelancers according to New York Times:

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And last from Florida Bulldog about how Virgin Train ignored warning signs about dangerous conditions:

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Articles Of Interest From The October  2020 Edition