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As the country starts to emerge from over a year of Covid hibernation, the size, shape and dynamics of the restaurant industry looks rather different from what went into the crisis. Some restaurants are quickly discovering that reopening their doors and playing by the pre-pandemic game plan is simply not…

Carson, California Food Line — Reuters.com April 18, 2020

Headline economic numbers aren’t capturing the distortions and depth of pain in the economy.

An Uneven Recovery for Businesses and Consumers

The new spate of headline economic numbers released in the past week show mostly improving numbers, but a deeper look reminds us why ‘averages’ are misleading when evaluating performance…

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Q-ANON IS A TERRORIST ORGANIZATION & 41% OF GOP SAY THEY ARE ‘GOOD’

According to PEW research a little more than 1/2 of Americans have heard of Q-Anon as of December ‘20, but that has probably increased since Jan 6th when they became a driving force behind the takeover of…

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The massive shock that the pandemic had on the economy starting last spring also had a big impact on government agencies’ ability to process data accurately. The official unemployment ‘headline’ numbers come from a survey that asks people about their employment status. Early in the pandemic the ambiguity of ‘furloughed’…

After 4+ years the media and politicians continue to underestimate Donald Trump and his ability to tear down the fabric of democratic process and convention. His refusal to concede was not a surprise, but it’s a mistake to think that he will stay within the rules or respect any constitutional…

Every administration faces unique challenges but all are measured by the same yardsticks

Average GDP Growth by Administration from the Bureau of Economic Analysis (Chart by InDataTruth)

While this election cycle feels different on many levels, one thing that isn’t different is that politicians always try to take credit for the great things that happened during their watch and disavow responsibility for anything bad…

There is a pervasive conspiracy fallacy (I don’t give them the validation of calling them theories) in the US that the official tally of Covid deaths is being artificially inflated because crooked officials in hospitals and morgues across the country are falsifying documents and putting the cause of death as…

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