If it can be assumed that someday there will be a cure or an effective treatment for the COVID-19 virus, the discussion of the pandemic will fade from public discourse and be left largely to historians and scientists to analyze and assess.
More than a century ago, British essaying G.K. Chesterton made an observation that is even more true now than then: "New roads, new ruts," he quipped.
A lot of attention has been focused on Congressional efforts to stabilize the economy through the $2.1 trillion CARES ACT. As part of that act and an subsequent allocation, $610 billion has been set aside to help companies keep their employees off the unemployment rolls and their businesses operational through a program called Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
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