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IRS Tweaks Its ‘Stimulus Check’ “Get My Payment” Portal To Just Say ‘Check Will Be In The Mail’.

by Anura Guruge


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Wow.
“The check is IN THE MAIL”
ploy!


So, rather than fixing the “Get My Payment” portal to allow you to enter Bank Information it now just says: “check WILL be mailed“. Not even: “in the mail“. Check will be mailed.

Not soon. End of next week.

Disgrace.

Inexcusable.

I am speechless.

What bloody incompetence.


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IRS ‘Stimulus Check’ “Get My Payment” Portal WORSE Than ‘ObamaCare’ Portal In 2013 — With Its ‘Technical Difficulties’.

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Click image to access the original article. Google “IRS technical difficulties” for more.


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This is the problem.

MANDATORY field. You have to click one or the other, and after that it will NOT accept ‘0’.


Click image to access the April 18, 2020, UPDATE.


This is so frigging patheetic — even by D.C. standards.

This is what happens when you have software written by crackheads — and from what I can see, most of today’s programmers are ON DRUGS!

This should be a 5-minute fix and 4 of those would be for TESTING. I know. I was a high-flying programmer for 20-years, and was HIRED as a programmer by IBM in 1973 (when they had very high-standards (and after they made me take 3 IQ tests).

STUPID.

How can YOU? So trivial.

What amazes me is that it wasn’t fixed. So easy.


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Hats Off To Our Dean Kamen For Helping Out With Coronavirus COVID-19 Relief — This In The Form Of PPEs.

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Click to access the original ‘Union Leader’ article.


Dean is a GOOD MAN.

I have known of his philanthropic work for decades. Two of my kids have been very involved with his invention/robotics initiatives.

So, I was glad to see that Dean was helping out in these times of need. In this instance he didn’t dig into his very deep pockets. That is OK. He helped in other ways.

I have no worries re. Dean. He will be generous, with money, when he sees fit.

For now just applaud him for what he has done.


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Rabid Sri Lankan Buddhists Trying Blame Coronavirus COVID-19 On The SINS Of Bullfighting!

by Anura Guruge


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I have been waiting for the ‘Loony Bin’ BLAME GAME to start. No, no, NOT just Trump. He can’t help it.

I had NOT seen this one coming. Sins of bullfighting?

But, it started it China and they don’t have bullfighting.

I also LOVE the whole ‘Kharmic‘ thing.

So, how does that kick in? Who administers it.

Oh, YES, the Buddhists are blaming the Muslims. Again, no Muslims (or not many) in China.

Loony Bin.

And yes, quite a few of my ‘relatives’ subscribe to such stuff. I am so lucky that I was adopted. SMILE.


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Why No ‘Sign Language’ At ‘White House’ Press Briefings — Virus Or No Virus.

by Anura Guruge


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Just Google: ‘why no sign language at white house




I had kind of noticed this, in passing, in the past, but it never ‘registered’ per se.

But, now with everyone doing Coronavirus COVID-19 briefings IT is so obvious … so glaring … so conspicuous.

Nothing at the White House.

Then they cut to a briefing from a State and voila (though I just learnt that NY doesn’t do it either).

Does NOT make sense.

You would think there would be a law. Maybe not.

BUt, I wanted to bring it to your attention.

YES, it is true that most modern TVs and streaming devices do support on-the-fly subtitling. But, you can’t assume that everybody has that capability or can ‘read’.

I just want CONSISTENCY.

If the States (bar NY) do it, shouldn’t the White House?

That is all. SMILE.


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Coronavirus COVID-19: The Last Wave Will Be A Tsunami Of Lawsuits.

by Anura Guruge


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I have dealt with dozens, know too many and worked for two. I know U.S. lawyers. I know how they think; how they work.

Many must already have very raw hands by rubbing them together so much — in anticipation & glee.

This is going to be a bonanza for them.

They will find LIABILITY. Yes, the big companies — the big chains — are going to be fine. They already had their lawyers make sure that their employee can’t come at them down the road.

Not so smaller outfits and possibly even individuals.

This virus genome testing that allows infections to be traced …. See the two images below.

Click to access ‘The New York Times’ article.

Click to access the U.K. “Daily Mail” article.


Extrapolate this …

Down the road they will be able to trace back infections to SPECIFIC LOCATIONS. Think shops, restaurants (takeout be damned), hotels etc.

Then the LIABILITY dance will commence.

Mark my word.

You will have lawyers on TV … “If you had COVID call 1-800- ….“.


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Why Aren’t They Cremating The Coronavirus COVID-19 Victims — Burial Is So Unnecessary & A Waste.

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Well, pandemic or NOT, it is one of my pet peeves.

Yes, some of you will know what I would prefer. But, it is possible that hospitals have their hands full to accept cadavers. I will accept that.

But, MASS burials?

Any burials.

OK. I am NOT sure whether the virus can ‘stay’ in the ground. Does NOT matter.

Burial is so 19th century.

Why not cremate?

I am 99% sure that the virus will NOT go up in smoke! The heat will destroy it. Plus, crematoriums have all sorts of filters.

Just a thought.

Cremate rather than bury.


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