COVID-19 Pandemic

Maryland’s broken unemployment insurance system

On March 27, 2020, President Donald Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.  One of the things the CARES Act does is provide unemployment insurance benefits to gig workers unable to work due to the COVID-19 pandemic. People like me. Each individual state handles unemployment insurance benefits. There are 50 individual …

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Donald Trump suggests injecting COVID-19 patients with disinfectant

Donald Trump suggests injecting COVID-19 patients with disinfectant - Bent Corner

Donald Trump suggested in a rambling press conference yesterday that household disinfectants could be injected into the body to eliminate the COVID-19 virus. Seriously, that’s what he said. From the Washington Post: “I see the disinfectant that knocks it out in a minute, one minute,” Trump said during Thursday’s coronavirus press briefing. “And is there a …

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The problem with reopening the country during the COVID-19 pandemic

the problem with reopening the country during the COVID-19 pandemic - BENT CORNER

There were protests over the weekend from people demanding a reopening the country. These COVID-19 sympathizers are demanding an end to measures taken by most states to combat COVID-19. Namely, the shutdown of nonessential activities, including nonessential businesses. Here in Maryland, Governor Larry Hogan decided what businesses were essential and nonessential by reading a guide …

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Maryland Governor Larry Hogan making plans to reopen state

Just when I thought Maryland Governor Larry Hogan’s inept leadership concerning the COVID-19 pandemic could not get any worse, the man has found a new way to sink even lower. Even though the number of COVID-19 cases in Maryland is increasing on a daily basis, Hogan wants to work on reopening the state. From Hagerstown’s …

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