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These articles about Ronna McDaniel got me thinking

France closing ALL restaurants, cafes, non-essential svcs. Israel closing ALL restaurants, movies...

PM of France: Starting at midnight tonight all restaurants, bars, retail stores, cinemas, gathering places CLOSED. Food stores & pharmacies open. Because # of people on respirators is rising dramatically. #COVID19

NEW: Israel shuts down cafes, restaurants and movie theaters amid Coronavirus outbreak, effective tomorrow morning

Coronavirus and the NBA: Child tests positive for COVID-19 after getting autographs at Jazz v Celtic

Coronavirus and the NBA: Child tests positive for COVID-19 after getting autographs at Jazz vs. Celtics game

Police in in Westerley, Rhode Island announced Friday that one of the two children in the town who had been recently diagnosed with coronavirus got an autograph from an NBA player on March 6. The autograph reportedly happened when the Utah Jazz visited the Boston Celtics.

Chief Shawn Lacey said in a press conference that one patient is in second grade while the other is a preschooler, according to the Providence Journal. The chief added that elementary school student, who had gone to the game in Boston, came in contact with a player who is confirmed to have contracted COVID-19. The other child had just come from a from a cruise to the Bahamas. Students and staff at Springbrook Elementary School, which the second grader attends, are on a two-week quarantine going forward, according to what officials told the Providence Journal.

So much for the MAGAt canard that kids aren’t vulnerable

US cases one away from 2,500. Italy just had 1,000 more than that in new cases in last 24hrs

Other Total
Cases New
Cases Total
Deaths New
Deaths Total
Recovered Active
Cases Serious,
Critical Tot Cases/
1M pop
China 80,824 +11 3,189 +13 65,573 12,062 3,610 56.2
Italy 21,157 +3,497 1,441 +175 1,966 17,750 1,518 349.9
Iran 12,729 +1,365 611 +97 4,339 7,779 151.5
S. Korea 8,086 +107 72 +5 714 7,300 59 157.7
Spain 6,043 +811 191 +58 517 5,335 293 129.2
Germany 4,181 +506 8 46 4,127 9 49.9
France 3,661 79 12 3,570 154 56.1
USA 2,499 +252 55 +6 49 2,395 10 7.5

"Breaking Bad Virus"

I love how people are sharing ingredients for hand sanitizer, but only my gay friends add scented oil for fragrance *optional. Make a show called "Breaking Bad Virus" about a bunch of guys, wearing designer lab coats in a decorated RV making hand sanitizer for the black market.


"You vill not speak bad of ze Hair Twitler!"

Joe Sonka
The surgeon general at WH briefing just told journalists to not report on mistakes made by the government in dealing with coronavirus spread

Stuck at Home? These 12 Famous Museums Offer Virtual Tours You Can Take on Your Couch (Video)

Please scroll thru this all! Nice tidbit at the end. I’m gonna fire that one up and the Museé d’Orsay to bring back some memories.

British Museum, London
This iconic museum located in the heart of London allows virtual visitors to tour the Great Court and discover the ancient Rosetta Stone and Egyptian mummies. You can also find hundreds of artifacts on the museum’s virtual tour.

Guggenheim Museum, New York
Google’s Street View feature lets visitors tour the Guggenheim’s famous spiral staircase without ever leaving home. From there, you can discover incredible works of art from the Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, Modern and Contemporary eras.

National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
This famous American art museum features two online exhibits through Google. The first is an exhibit of American fashion from 1740 to 1895, including many renderings of clothes from the colonial and Revolutionary eras. The second is a collection of works from Dutch Baroque painter Johannes Vermeer.

Musée d’Orsay, Paris
You can virtually walk through this popular gallery that houses dozens of famous works from French artists who worked and lived between 1848 and 1914. Get a peek at artworks from Monet, Cézanne, and Gauguin, among others.

National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul
One of Korea’s popular museums can be accessed from anywhere around the world. Google’s virtual tour takes you through six floors of Contemporary art from Korea and all over the globe.

Pergamon Museum, Berlin
As one of Germany’s largest museums, Pergamon has a lot to offer – even if you can’t physically be there. This historical museum is home to plenty of ancient artifacts including the Ishtar Gate of Babylon and, of course, the Pergamon Altar.

Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Explore the masterworks from the Dutch Golden Age, including works from Vermeer and Rembrandt. Google offers a Street View tour of this iconic museum, so you can feel as if you’re actually wandering its halls.

Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam
Anyone who is a fan of this tragic, ingenious painter can see his works up close (or, almost up close) by virtually visiting this museum – the largest collection of artworks by Vincent van Gogh, including over 200 paintings, 500 drawings, and over 750 personal letters.

The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
European artworks from as far back as the 8th Century can be found in this California art museum. Take a Street View tour to discover a huge collection of paintings, drawings, sculptures, manuscripts, and photographs.

Uffizi Gallery, Florence
This less well-known gallery houses the art collection of one of Florence, Italy’s most famous families, the de'Medicis. The building was designed by Giorgio Vasari in 1560 specifically for Cosimo I de'Medici, but anyone can wander its halls from anywhere in the world.

MASP, São Paulo
The Museu de Arte de São Paulo is a non-profit and Brazil’s first modern museum. Artworks placed on clear perspex frames make it seem like the artwork is hovering in midair. Take a virtual tour to experience the wondrous display for yourself.

National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City
Built in 1964, this museum is dedicated to the archaeology and history of Mexico’s pre-Hispanic heritage. There are 23 exhibit rooms filled with ancient artifacts, including some from the Mayan civilization.

Sadly, not all popular art museums and galleries could be included on Google Arts & Culture’s collection, but some museums are taking it upon themselves to offer online visits. ******According to Fast Company, the Louvre also offers virtual tours on its website.******

To see more of Google Arts & Culture’s collection of museums, visit the collection’s website. There are thousands of museum Street Views on Google as well. Google Arts & Culture also has an online experience for exploring famous historic and cultural heritage sites.



Please add links to things like this you’ve all come across!

There was a post the other day dispelling the notion abortion funding was in House coronavirus bill

Anyone know where that is?

Not finding much detail online other than right wing sites

The Most Shocking Discoveries About 'Slumlord' Jared Kushner in Netflix's 'Dirty Money'

The Most Shocking Discoveries About ‘Slumlord’ Jared Kushner in Netflix’s ‘Dirty Money’
* Charles Kushner once hired a sex worker to frame and intimidate his brother-in-law out of testifying against him.

* Kushner’s rental properties have received hundreds of health code violations, including the presence of lead paint, lung carcinogens, and fire safety hazards.

* Kushner Companies sued a single mother for breaking her lease three years after she had received written permission to do so.

* Kushner Companies did not have Certificates of Occupancy for many of its New York City rental buildings, and the government looked the other way.

There’s so much more in this episode

Charles Kushner donated more money than legally allowed to various democratic candidates over years.

Family has been tight with trump for a while

Jared purchased a newspaper (Observer) at a young age w/no experience (sorta how he later got into online marketing and data mining - https://www.democraticunderground.com/100212647803#post7)

Jared would buy up rent-controller buildings and engage in illegal/unethical construction to eventually drive tenants out so he could raise rents

Only *one* state without a confirmed Covid-19 case - West Virginia

DC does

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