WED brief 7.22.20

The cure was worse

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NURSING HOMES residents are suffering.

In a terrible twist of fate, those most at risk from contracting the coronavirus, already quarantined (but not safe) are dying of loneliness.

The lion’s share of deaths attributed to COVID19 have occurred in nursing homes and assisted living facilities.

Now, according to the Wall Street Journal:

Since mid-March, visitation has been prohibited & it's taking a toll on residents, families, and long-term care providers. We can reunite loved ones safely. The blanket ban must end.

Meanwhile, hyperbole surrounding healthcare resources on the Texas-Mexico border is escalating. Strain on healthcare providers in that region of the state has been exacerbated by Mexican nationals seeking care in the U.S.

Immigration and border policy matters.

CHINA was ordered to close its Houston consulate. The move comes amid escalating tension between the superpower and the U.S. including:

That’s a lot of murder.

PRESIDENT TRUMP moved on Tuesday to exclude illegal immigrants from census counts that will be used to divey up seats in Congress. It’s unclear exactly what effect this will have on Texas when it comes to the reapportionment of seats in 2021.

PLANO ISD has confirmed the authenticity of Marxist propaganda sent by a counselor at the school district.

TED CRUZ is defending the use of force to shut down an insurrection in Portland, Oregon.

Hit the links

Williams denies bizarre AOC urine throwing allegations

Chronicle pimps drive up strip clubs

Wealthy and retired flock to low tax states, including Texas

Supreme Court Justice Paul Green announces plans to retire

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