Back when the NY Observer was a fun, intelligent weekly, before Jared Kushner bought it and drove it into the ground, they did an annual feature where they’d swab different things and report their findings. The Elizabeth Arden salon on Fifth Avenue had an entrance with an actual door handle so they swabbed that. Yuck.… Read more
It looks so comfy
PPP loans are not trickle down economics. PPP loans are a vehicle to keep small businesses afloat because the fed/state governments shut them all down, literally causing their revenue stream to dry up to virtually nothing overnight. the loans dictate that the businesses need to actively use the money for their… Read more
Probably most small business owners have a fairly high net worth—without it, it would be nearly impossible to live given that owning a business doesn’t exactly provide a regular source of income (or any really). You could maybe reasonably expect someone worth over a million dollars to keep staff on payroll during a… Read more
Any news of Trump struggling makes me smile for like 3 seconds before intense existential dread and hopelessness sets in.