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What We’re Reading Today: $2 Trillion Ain’t Great, No More Normal, Lethal Homeschooling … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye …

The Bug

Johns Hopkins Dashboard

WHO: 1 Million Cases, 50,000 Deaths In Few Days – Kashmira Gander, Newsweek

Mrs. Stephanopoulos Tests Positive – Cydney Henderson, USA Today

The Cure

COVID-19 Survivors Sought For Plasma For Potential Cures – Alan Boyle, GeekWire

Is $2 Trillion Aid Package Really ‘90% Great’? – Rowena Itchon, Pacific Research Institute

Normalcy, R.I.P. – Joan Greve & Joanna Walters, Manchester Guardian

What Did The President Know & When Did He Know It (Obama, That Is) – Fred Lucas, Daily Signal

Obama & The Mask Shortage – Matt Margolis, PJ Media

Agencies Warned of Ventilator Shortages For Nearly 2 Decades – Ronn Blitzer, Fox

Paycheck Protection Program For Small Businesses – SBA Guidance

Social Distancing, Russian Style – Mary Ilyushina & Nathan Hodge, CNN

US Extends Iran Sanctions Waivers Amid Coronavirus – John Bowden, The Hill

Surveillance Technologies To Fight Pandemic Must Respect Rights – Amnesty Int’l, Human Rights Watch et al

Texas Gov. Abbott: Religious Services Essential – Mary Margaret Olohan, Daily Caller

The Left

Ben Rhodes Blames Jewish Lobby For Iran Nukes – Emma Colton, Wash Examiner

British Educator: Home Schooling Will Breed Violent Crime – Anthony Seldon, Daily Mail

The Media

Correcting Disinfo On NSC’s Pandemic Team – Rebeccah Heinrichs, National Review

Cuomo Loves Cuomo – YouTube

China’s Friends In The Press – Becket Adams, Wash Examiner

White House Correspondents’ Assn Vs. One America News – Joseph Wulfsohn, Fox

National Security

Can US Trust Taliban To Prevent Another 9/11? – Gen. David Petraeus & Vance Serchuk, Foreign Affairs

Why Is Trump Letting Up On Iran? – Richard Goldberg, Foreign Policy

Believe It Or Not

Rxing Acid For Anxiety – Will Yakowicz, Forbes

Sweden: Open Borders, No Social Distancing & Deaths Exceed Norway, Denmark, Finland Combined – PJ Watson, Summit News

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