On Friday, the Us reported its largest single-day caseload increase, with 67,211 new infections recorded. That beats the previous single-day record by more than 6,000. As such, the Us is heading into put-up or shut-up time over the next few weeks. It’s a moment in history where the country’s direction truly lies in the balance, as major decisions loom on the economy, health, safety, and recreation.
First and foremost, Congress faces a stark choice, as the estimated 30 million workers without a job are about to lose the $600 in federal unemployment that was added to state figures. The federal funds are scheduled to expire by the end of the month.
Without those payments, a dire economic situation may slip into disaster. Already, many