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  • geezer
    geezer reacted to Mike Blue's post in the thread Off Topic with Like.
    That's true. If they workers are laid off the employer takes a big hit in their unemployment insurance portfolio. Hmm. Difficult balance.
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    geezer reacted to 32t's post in the thread Off Topic with Like.
    Around here they have been sending some home on low need but with pay because I think they want them available when needed. Others that...
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    Mike Blue replied to the thread Off Topic.
    That's true. If they workers are laid off the employer takes a big hit in their unemployment insurance portfolio. Hmm. Difficult balance.
  • 32t
    32t replied to the thread Off Topic.
    Around here they have been sending some home on low need but with pay because I think they want them available when needed. Others that...
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    Mike Blue replied to the thread Off Topic.
    One of my professors reminded me of a Sam Clemens quote: There are lies, damned lies, then there are statistics. That's the first line...
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    Mike Blue reacted to 32t's post in the thread Off Topic with Like.
    Interesting example again on how to use figures to argue your point. Your example uses available ICU beds. Not how many there are. I...
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    Mike Blue replied to the thread Off Topic.
    ProPublica is about as dispassionate a news organization as I have found. Maybe Reuters. Both are old school journalism. Nothing gets...
  • 32t
    32t replied to the thread Off Topic.
    Interesting example again on how to use figures to argue your point. Your example uses available ICU beds. Not how many there are. I...
  • geezer
    geezer replied to the thread Off Topic.
    In that, I fully agree! I just want that information be presented as data and not media emotions. I have some preconceived views so I...
  • geezer
    geezer reacted to Mike Blue's post in the thread Off Topic with Like.
    "Those who cannot remember the past are doomed to repeat it." George Santayana. I am as apolitical as a person can be. This is...
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    Mike Blue replied to the thread Off Topic.
    "Those who cannot remember the past are doomed to repeat it." George Santayana. I am as apolitical as a person can be. This is...
  • geezer
    geezer replied to the thread Off Topic.
    Thanks, let's keep this to a daily update of what is happening, actual response, projected response, and save the finger pointing for...
  • geezer
    geezer reacted to Mike Blue's post in the thread Off Topic with Like.
    This might be interesting to all of you. Data by state. https://covid19.healthdata.org/projections
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    Mike Blue replied to the thread Off Topic.
    This might be interesting to all of you. Data by state. https://covid19.healthdata.org/projections
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    Mike Blue replied to the thread Off Topic.
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