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  #2465442 19-Apr-2020 15:10
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Batman:

 

but the business payout ran out of money after a couple of days? i have a feeling all the big corporates ate the pie.

 

 

 

 

Bet you that Trumps businesses were front of the queue.


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  #2465448 19-Apr-2020 15:12
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but the business payout ran out of money after a couple of days? i have a feeling all the big corporates ate the pie.

 

 

Bet you that Trumps businesses were front of the queue.

 

 

There was specific wording added to the bill that Trump couldn't profit from it.

 

 

So the Republicans added wording to ensure that their own leader wouldn't use the bill they were about to pass to line his own pockets.

 
 
 
 


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  #2465482 19-Apr-2020 16:15
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Batman:

 

DarthKermit:

 

Go Donny! Your country is up to 39,000 deaths and counting. You are the most pathetic president in the history of the USA.

 

Worldometers

 

 

i watched today's briefing at ~9am. white house is wanting to reopen the country and saying their current situation is no worse than the flu? i only watched about 10 mins but think that's what trump and dr birx said (didn't see fauci). can't find it printed anywhere though. search nbc news they have the whole feed, about 40 mins in.

 

 

I've watched it live then watched again this afternoon because I mentioned to wife and she wanted to hear it. His off-script ramblings are incredibly dumb. He's just using those press conference as a campaigning platform.





 

 

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  #2465685 19-Apr-2020 19:50
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The New York Times - Opinion - Trump Is Asking Us to Play Russian Roulette With Our Lives

 

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“LIBERATE MINNESOTA!” “LIBERATE MICHIGAN!” “LIBERATE VIRGINIA.”

 

With these three short tweets last week, President Trump attempted to kick off the post-lockdown phase of America’s coronavirus crisis. 

 

It should be called: “American Russian roulette: The Covid-19 version.’’

 

What Trump was saying with those tweets was: Everybody just go back to work. 

 

From now on, each of us individually, and our society collectively, is going to play Russian roulette. 

 

We’re going to bet that we can spin through our daily lives - work, shopping, school, travel - without the coronavirus landing on us. 

 

And if it does, we’ll also bet that it won’t kill us.

 

As a society, we will be betting that the number of people who will still get infected with Covid-19 and require hospitalization will be less than the number of hospital beds, intensive care units, respirators, doctors, nurses and protective gear needed to take care of them.

 

Because it is clear that millions of Americans are going to stop sheltering in place - their own President is now urging them to liberate themselves - before we have a proper testing, tracking and tracing system set up. ...

 







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  #2465700 19-Apr-2020 20:34
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neb:

 

There was specific wording added to the bill that Trump couldn't profit from it. So the Republicans added wording to ensure that their own leader wouldn't use the bill they were about to pass to line his own pockets.

 

won't deter him or his children





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  #2465772 19-Apr-2020 23:33
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Sideface:

 

 

Wanted to +1 specifically that image from @sideface.

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  #2465846 20-Apr-2020 09:11
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The Washington Post - Coronavirus Updates: Anti-quarantine movement heats up

 

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The latest  [headings only]

 

  • Crowds flocked to Florida beaches this weekend after the state became one of the first to relax quarantine guidelines amid a White House push to reopen the economy. 

  • Small groups of protesters continue to gather in other states, urging their leaders to end stay-at-home orders. 

  • President Trump has tacitly encouraged the anti-quarantine movement.

  • Meanwhile, more evidence has emerged that the Trump administration was warned about the coronavirus threat. *

  • Serious problems are being reported with a new generation of tests flooding U.S. markets.

  • Even if Americans are sent back to work, new polls reveal widespread fear would likely hinder efforts to kick-start the economy.



 

*  "Americans at the World Health Organization gave real-time information to the White House, undercutting the president's charge that the WHO’s failure to communicate the extent of the threat, out of a desire to protect China, is largely responsible for the rapid spread of the virus in the United States."

 

What could possibly go wrong?

 





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Extracts from April 12th article in Rolling Stone. Worth a full read. https://tinyurl.com/y8wshr85

 

 

 THE PRESIDENT AND THE PLAGUE

 

How Donald Trump failed at the single most important task of the Oval Office: keeping the American people safe from harm

 

"While Americans died of the modern plague, President Trump sang happy birthday to a fading Fox News personality. On March 7th, a who’s who of the Republican establishment gathered at Mar-a-Lago, Trump’s lavish retreat in Florida, for the 51st-birthday party of Kimberly Guilfoyle, one of the former co-hosts of The Five, and now the girlfriend of Donald J. Trump Jr. All the usual suspects were there, including Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani and Sen. Lindsey Graham; Tiffany Trump; Ivanka and her husband, Jared Kushner; and Trump’s younger son Eric and his wife, Lara. They sang happy birthday to Guilfoyle and lit a big sparkler. At the end, she pumped her fist and shouted “Four more years!” This is what passes for a cozy family celebration in Trumpland. But out in the real world, darkness was falling fast."

 

 

"Before the party, Trump played a round of golf. Then he had dinner at Mar-a-Lago with populist, right-wing Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro, one of the few people in the world who can challenge Trump as the king of coronavirus denial. (Bolsonaro dismissed the illness as “a little flu.”) In what you might call God’s cruel little joke, three of Bolsonaro’s aides who attended the dinner would later test positive for the coronavirus. At least one other person who was at Mar-a-Lago also tested positive, as did Miami Mayor Francis Suarez, who met with Bolsonaro at a different event in Miami.

 

It was a Trump-branded petri dish that night. Guests danced in a “Trump Train” conga line to Gloria Estefan’s “Rhythm Is Gonna Get You.” They mingled and shook hands and hugged. There was no social distancing — according to one guest, there was not even any hand sanitizer around. So the coronavirus was there all night too, lingering on doorknobs, glasses, silverware, and seeking a meaty new host to infect with every hug and handshake. Epidemiologists may never know how many people got sick as a result of spending those few hours at Mar-a-Lago, or how many of them took the virus home to their friends and families, or passed it on to strangers they bumped into at airports."





'Ask not what you can do for your country: ask what you can do for me'. Donald J.Trump. US President 2016 - 2020.

 

 

 

 


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  #2466353 20-Apr-2020 15:50
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geekIT:  ... April 12th article in Rolling Stone. Worth a full read. https://tinyurl.com/y8wshr85

 

 

+1

 

The President and the Plague - How Donald Trump failed at the single most important task of the Oval Office: keeping the American people safe from harm.

 

[see link above]

 


This is the definitive guide to Trump incompetence, egomania, and willful ignorance.

 

It should be required reading for all Trumpophobes - give yourself at least 30 minutes to read it.   😐





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  #2466384 20-Apr-2020 16:14
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Trump mocks testing at unhinged press briefing

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BREAKING: Trump just mocked testing at an unhinged press briefing.


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  #2466391 20-Apr-2020 16:23
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kingdragonfly: Trump mocks testing at unhinged press briefing

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BREAKING: Trump just mocked testing at an unhinged press briefing.

 

I wish I could view these live Trump clips but just the sight of him makes me throw up.





'Ask not what you can do for your country: ask what you can do for me'. Donald J.Trump. US President 2016 - 2020.

 

 

 

 


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  #2466407 20-Apr-2020 16:36
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The shorter British definition:

 





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The continually climbing death toll from covid 19 tells you all you need to know about the orange f.wit in the white house and his administration of cronies.


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  #2466417 20-Apr-2020 16:46
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DarthKermit:  The continually climbing death toll from covid 19 tells you all you need to know about the orange f.wit in the white house and his administration of cronies.

 

 

 

 

Executive Summary:   Lethal incompetence.   😕





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