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  • The Number of Small Businesses Destroyed by COVID Lockdowns Will ASTOUND You

    06/13/2021 9:16:47 PM PDT · by george76 · 42 replies
    PJ Media ^ | JUN 13, 2021 | VICTORIA TAFT
    COVID shutdowns championed by U.S. governors and D.C. bureaucrats are responsible for destroying nearly 40% of small businesses since the virus was unleashed on the world—and we know now that it was for little to no damned good reason. A study by the Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences revealed recently that shutdown orders made little to no difference in COVID’s impact. ... While bureaucrats gave Walmart, Costco, Lowe’s, and other big-box stores “essential” status, allowing them to stay open during the COVID pandemic, 38.9% of America’s small businesses, the providers of most of the country’s jobs, were forced...
  • A Record Number of Small Businesses Say They Can’t Find Enough Workers

    05/11/2021 7:32:49 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 70 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/11/2021 | John Carney
    The growth of small businesses in the U.S. was held back in April because small businesses could not find enough workers, the National Federation of Independent Businesss said Tuesday. “Small business owners are seeing a growth in sales but are stunted by not having enough workers,” said NFIB Chief Economist Bill Dunkelberg. “Finding qualified employees remains the biggest challenge for small businesses and is slowing economic growth. Owners are raising compensation, offering bonuses and benefits to attract the right employees.”
  • Joe Biden: Americans May Have ‘Small’ July 4 Celebrations ‘if We Do Our Part

    03/12/2021 5:54:29 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 40 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/11/2021 | Alana Mastrangelo
    President Joe Biden gave his first primetime address to the nation on Thursday night, in which he said that “if we do our part,” then “there’s a good chance” Americans will be able to have “small” events by Independence Day. “This doesn’t mean large events with lots of people together,” Biden said.
  • The Plot Against the Small Businesses.

    12/07/2020 9:14:35 AM PST · by george76 · 28 replies
    Human Events ^ | December 3, 2020 | Ash Staubon
    How pandemic policy has benefited the corporate elite.. If one were to consider the upward transfer of wealth and market share to Big Business since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, one would think such economic changes were intended. After all, it’s no secret that the interests of politicians and the corporate elite align more often than not. As we near a year of lockdowns and sheltering in place, the long-term effects of pandemic policy on the economy are becoming clearer. Almost every piece of legislation ostensibly designed to curb the spread of the coronavirus and protect workers has wreaked...
  • Report: Over a Quarter of Small Businesses in New York and New Jersey Closed This Year

    11/30/2020 11:56:11 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 5 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/30/2020 | Hannah Bleau
    Over a quarter of small businesses in New York and New Jersey, areas hit hardest by the Chinese coronavirus pandemic, have not reopened this year, according to a report from a Harvard-run database. The database, TrackTheRecovery.org, revealed that 27.8 percent of small businesses in New York have not reopened following the mass shutdowns that occurred in the state this year, as of November 16. Even more businesses remained closed in New Jersey — 31.2 percent.
  • MSNBC’s Maddow on Trump Town Hall: Looked Small, ‘Sweaty’ — He ‘Didn’t Sound Strong’

    10/16/2020 6:05:46 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 47 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/15/2020 | Pam Key
    MSNBC anchor Rachel Maddow critiqued President Donald Trump’s performance at his NBC News town hall Thursday on her show, which followed the event on MSNBC. She gave Trump low marks for his presence during the town hall, which was moderated by NBC’s Savannah Guthrie.
  • Why The Price Of Face Masking Is Not As Small As It Seems

    08/17/2020 6:09:53 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 50 replies
    thefederalist ^ | 08/17/2020 | Laura Baxter
    “There are no solutions, only trade-offs,” Thomas Sowell famously said. When government takes action, even if that action is desperately needed, we still give something up. In the case of the Wuhan virus — with the endless mask mandates, social restrictions, and shutdowns it has ushered in — that something is our precious freedom. The American founders recognized this conundrum. According to James Madison in Federalist 37, one of the greatest challenges of the Constitutional Convention was to find the right combination, the right proportions, of government power and individual liberty. The more we ask from our government, the more...
  • Mnuchin Says Congress Should Consider Forgiving All ‘Small’ PPP Loans

    07/20/2020 1:16:19 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 19 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 07/17/20 | Yuval Rosenberg
    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Friday called on Congress to work with the Trump administration to pass additional coronavirus relief legislation by the end of the month and suggested that lawmakers should consider blanket forgiveness of all small Paycheck Protection Program loans to businesses.Additional aid should be targeted to those hardest hit: In his prepared testimony before the House Committee on Small Business, Mnuchin said he anticipates that the next round of relief will be “targeted to certain industries, smaller businesses, and lower- to middle-income families that have been especially hard-hit by the pandemic.” He added: “Our focus will be on jobs and...
  • Family Wins Fight With Coronavirus Bureaucracy To Bury An American War Hero

    07/04/2020 12:32:32 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    The Federalist ^ | July 4, 2020 | Christopher Bedford
    The ask from Phillip was simple: I will watch from the parking lot with my wife and our four children if we must, but please let my sister-in-law, her family, and my parents bury my brother. At noon on Thursday, the Velasquez family followed Joseph’s casket out of French funeral home in Albuquerque, New Mexico on its way to meet the escort. Draped in the American flag and on the side of the volunteer biker’s chopper hearse, he’s a hard man to miss even aside from the police honor guard — and before the long line of motorcyclists waiting on...
  • More Than 1,000 Small Earthquakes Hit Southern California

    06/20/2019 9:50:08 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 33 replies
    cbs2la ^ | 06/20/2019
    Over the past three weeks, more than 1,000 small earthquakes have hit Southern California — mostly in Riverside and San Bernardino counties. Some are calling the region’s increased seismic activity “swarmageddon,” but seismologist Lucy Jones told the Los Angeles Times that the small quakes don’t mean the big one is more or less likely. According to Jones, there’s only a 5% chance that any single quake will be followed by a larger one.
  • Series of small earthquakes rattling nerves in the Inland Empire [CA]

    06/03/2019 7:26:35 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 23 replies
    KABC ^ | Monday, June 3, 2019 12:13AM
    A series of small earthquakes has been rattling nerves in the Inland Empire in recent days, including two measuring 3.3 and 3.4 that struck Sunday afternoon. The latest quake was a 3.3 that hit at 4:36 p.m. in the Glen Avon-Fontana area of Riverside County, followed by a 2.6 and a 2.7 in the same area less than an hour later, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Earlier in the afternoon, a 3.4 magnitude quake was recorded just north of Nuevo, a community near Perris in Riverside County less than 30 miles away from Glen Avon. Both the Nuevo and...
  • New Study: Fast Food Can Make Your Penis Smaller

    02/11/2019 3:24:12 AM PST · by vannrox · 105 replies
    The daily sheeple ^ | 6JAN19 | Terrence Donovan
    A new published study found that a chemical commonly found on fast-food wrappers and non-stick frying pans could seriously have a significant impact on male penis endowment.According to the study, published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, those who had been exposed to perfluoroalkyl compounds had significantly smaller penises than those who hadn’t.Also referred to as PFCs, the compounds also lowered semen quality. They’re designed to make cooking easier, but it seems that they may have a bizarre effect on penises.Perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substancesare a class of fluorinated organic chemicals containing at least one fully fluorinated carbon atom.The compounds are also found...
  • Senate panel cancels votes on Trump court picks amid Flake standoff

    11/28/2018 4:47:53 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 114 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/28/18 | Jordain Carney
    Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) announced Wednesday that he is canceling votes on nearly two dozen of President Trump’s judicial nominees that were expected to come up in the Judiciary Committee this week. The cancellation of the committee’s Thursday business meeting comes as Senate Republicans are in a standoff with outgoing Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.), who has vowed to oppose all court picks until he gets a vote on legislation protecting special counsel Robert Mueller. The notification from the Judiciary Committee didn’t specify when, or if, the committee votes on the nominations would be rescheduled. Six circuit court nominees had been...
  • Thousands of Provisional and Absentee Ballots ‘Found’ in New Mexico, Democrat Leads Republican

    11/14/2018 1:17:42 PM PST · by DFG · 60 replies
    Big League Politics ^ | 11/14/2018 | Peter D'Abrosca
    A Republican congressional candidate from New Mexico is on the verge of being beaten by a Democratic opponent after she says thousands of ballots mysteriously appeared after the election. “Everybody goes to bed on Tuesday night thinking that I’ve been declared the winner, and then suddenly on Wednesday morning they start hearing that there were 8,000 ballots that came up out of nowhere,” Rep. Yvette Herrell (R-N.M.) said on Fox News Tuesday night.
  • Clinton will be in Daytona late Saturday afternoon

    10/29/2016 12:53:12 PM PDT · by Jeff Chandler · 46 replies
    The Daytona Beach News Journal ^ | Posted Oct 28, 2016 at 1:45 PM | By Mark Harper
    The Democratic nominee for president is scheduled to appear at 4:15 p.m. at the John H. Dickerson Community Center, 308 S. Martin Luther King Blvd. Doors open at 2:15 p.m.
  • Wow. Only Four People Line Up to See Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden in Pennsylvania

    08/15/2016 12:35:46 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 99 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 08/15/16 | Jim Hoft
    After taking the weekend off to relax and rejuvenate Hillary Clinton took Joe Biden with her on the campaign trail on Monday.The two held a rally in Scranton, Pennsylvania.It was another small crowd. Another small crowd for #CrookedHilary the people are only there to see a sitting VP talk not Hillary. #Scranton pic.twitter.com/j3597jufM0 — Trump The World (@TrumpTheWorld16) August 15, 2016 Hillary Clinton is lucky to get a few hundred supporters to come out to see her on the campaign trail. Another small crowd for #CrookedHilary the people are only there to see a sitting VP talk not Hillary. #Scranton...
  • Even Small Businesses Are Jumping on the Robot Bandwagon

    05/03/2015 7:52:03 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 85 replies
    NBC News ^ | Elaine Pofeldt
    Report: Robots replacing human workers at faster pace Robots aren't just for corporate Goliaths -- now even the little guy on Main Street is adopting them. The goal: to boost sales and productivity. But at what cost? Take Sam Kraus, a Hungarian immigrant who founded what became Skyline Windows in 1921. In the early days, the tinsmith traveled around with a small cart to do his roofing and waterproofing work by hand. Fast-forward to today, and the fourth-generation business based in New York City's South Bronx has left the pushcart era far behind. Skyline, which has evolved into a custom...
  • Forced down the same-sex wedding aisle

    01/14/2015 1:05:02 PM PST · by upbeat5 · 3 replies
    World Magazine ^ | January 14, 2015 | Sarah Padbury
    Religious Liberty | An update on five small businesses that refused to participate in same-sex weddings and paid a heavy price
  • Obamacare suffers another delay, pushing back exchange enrollment for small firms

    09/26/2013 3:20:10 PM PDT · by Libloather · 4 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 9/26/13 | J.D. Harrison
    The Obama administration has delayed yet another piece of the health care overhaul, pushing back online enrollment for small business owners on the new federal health insurance exchange, a Department of Health and Human Services source tells The Washington Post. On the federal exchange, which is scheduled to launch on Tuesday, small business owners will not be able to purchase coverage online until Nov. 1. Instead, for the first month, they will have to mail or fax their information to government officials to enroll on the federal exchange, which will serve individuals and business owners in the 34 states that...
  • White House: Kerry did not gaffe

    09/09/2013 11:32:19 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 44 replies
    White House: Kerry did not gaffe By REID J. EPSTEIN | 9/9/13 2:06 PM EDT White House press secretary Jay Carney said Secretary of State John Kerry’s assertion that U.S.-led airstrikes on Syria would be “unbelievably small” was only in context to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. “I think that Secretary Kerry clearly was referring to that in the context of what the United States and the American people have experienced over the past 10, 12 years, which includes large scale, long-term … open-ended military engagement with boots on the ground in Afghanistan and Iraq,” Carney said during Monday’s...