Jim starts this edition by blasting the World Health Organization for suggesting that alcohol consumption makes the coronavirus worse. Then he and Greg applaud Dr. Birx for calling out the WHO and China for a deadly lack of transparency that cost the rest of the world valuable time in preparing for the virus. They also lament the 22 million lost in the past four weeks and the lack of urgency in Congress to replenish funds for the Paycheck Protection Program – and discuss how to reopen the economy most responsibly. And they unload on New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy for admitting he never considered the Bill of Rights in having 15 people arrested for gathering at a synagogue in his state and Michigan’s Gretchen Whitmer for saying her severe restrictions are fine because it snowed in Michigan this week.

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  1. Eustace C. Scrubb Member

    I’ve enjoyed a discussion on Twitter that sweat pants should now be called “pants” and jeans should be called, “hard pants”.

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    • April 16, 2020, at 12:40 PM PDT
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  2. EtCarter Listener

    Reading Tim Synders Bloodlands: Between Hitler and Stalin, and marveling that within 100 years the U.S.or the world has any reason to believe a nationalistic and communist nation?

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    • April 16, 2020, at 1:16 PM PDT
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  3. EtCarter Listener

    Can we leave our bedrooms yet?

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    • April 16, 2020, at 1:26 PM PDT
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  4. kedavis Member

    Regarding a new name for WHO, I would suggest WHY?

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    • April 16, 2020, at 1:41 PM PDT
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  5. OccupantCDN Coolidge

    With all this bashing of The WHO, I am starting to worry for Roger Daltrey.

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    • April 16, 2020, at 8:18 PM PDT
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  6. kedavis Member

    OccupantCDN (View Comment):

    With all this bashing of The WHO, I am starting to worry for Roger Daltrey.

    Mine works too.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ImgTb_nLksM

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    • April 16, 2020, at 11:30 PM PDT
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  7. Arahant Member

    kedavis (View Comment):

    Regarding a new name for WHO, I would suggest WHY?

    World Health Yutzes?

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    • April 17, 2020, at 6:05 AM PDT
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  8. kedavis Member

    Arahant (View Comment):

    kedavis (View Comment):

    Regarding a new name for WHO, I would suggest WHY?

    World Health Yutzes?

    As good a justification as any, for the very appropriate acronym.

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    • April 17, 2020, at 11:39 AM PDT
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