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Re: Political discussion of the Corona Virus Pandemic

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Trump and his leadership during this pandemic strikes again. This time in Kentucky.
https://www.yahoo.com/news/political-le ... 00051.html
An effigy of the Kentucky governor being hanged from a tree because of his policies during the pandemic.

And... he criticizes Biden for wearing a mask in public while he hardly is shown wearing a mask.
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics ... -dhp-feeds
Need for new leadership.
Biden responds to Trump calling him macho and leading a cause not to use a mask.
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/election ... -ntp-feeds

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This is one of the problems with an autocratic style of leadership in any country.
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/whist ... spartanntp
You don't listen to your experts and the WHO. Then you buy up too much chloroquine from Pakistan and India that in all likelihood will be tossed because of expiration and not being approved by the FDA.
All the additional hydroxychloroquine can be used by the Trump family and hopefully all his friends as preventive maintenance.
https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/medica ... -ntp-feeds
I wonder how many people actually follow his nonsense.
Now, we can't resell the hydroxychloroquine from India and Pakistan to France.
https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/other/ ... -dhp-feeds
Damn, I hope the whole Trump family takes it like vitamins.

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I was watching CNN today, and one of the experts brought up countries/cities like Hong Kong, South Korea, and Thailand as an example of how to control a pandemic. We (thailand) had virtually no testing. What we did have were plenty of advance science-based notice and masks. It worked. The biggest 'super spreader' was an illegal boxing match that infected hundreds in early March. The match was illegal because all concentrations of this sort had already been banned. Trump does not understand basic science.

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https://www.bangkokpost.com/thailand/ge ... -returnees
The government on Wednesday reported nine new coronavirus disease patients, all returnees staying in state quarantine facilities.
The nine new cases raised the total to 3,054 of which 2,931, or 96%, had recovered, with two patients released over the previous 24 hours. Sixty-six patients were at hospitals. The death toll remained unchanged at 57.

There were no new local infections, Dr Taweesilp said.
Wear a mask, people...please. There are 70 million people in Thailand. Only 57 died. This is a major Asian hub with big-time traffic from the Middle East, Europe, America, and of course Asia. Please do not listen to Trump or his lackeys.

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Is this action becoming the President or his spokesperson?
This real drama is almost surreal.

BTW, Fefe is a servant of the prince on the 4 Seasons YouTube series "The Good Italian".
Does anyone remember the mysterious midnight Twitter finale by Trump: Fefe?



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In case some folks from Wyoming think Trump's access to Twitter is the problem...



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This has been going on for some time...okay...the entire Trump presidency...only this time Trump's buffoonery has cost America 100k American lives.

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Solid reporting laying out all the warnings Trump received from the beginning of his presidency.
He can blame Obama but that will not change history.

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Just so stupid not to be funding WHO (World Health Organization).
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/wh ... spartanntp
Trump perpetuates the ugly American in Europe.
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics ... spartanntp
Trump terminates US relationship with the WHO (World Health Organization) because of 'China bias.'
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics ... spartanntp
This occurred after US withdrew $450M funding and after China who was only contributing $50M has contributed $2B.

What a record. Pull from the Paris Agreement which limits air pollution and getting out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Treaty which opens up Europe to a nuclear war. How much chaos can Trump create before he leaves?

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This is OT but... during this pandemic, Trump continues to divide the country and suggests 'MAGA' hat wearers gather at the White House to counter the protesters there for death of Floyd.
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/trump ... -ntp-feeds
How can we get together to fight this virus when we have a divided country?

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This comedic impersonation of our president...er, Morgan Freeman, is dated but it pretty much predicts Trump's whole White House science briefing debacle.

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Sarah Sanders predicted Democrats would do poorly in 2018 elections.
She was wrong. I hope the same will be true in 2020. We are not a banana republic.
OT? Meh...the nonsense that this administration has proselytized during this pandemic is unbearable...even criminal.

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Please take the time to watch this video. It is mostly critical of the president but it does throw some shade on the whole machine.

Check this commentary too.


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We've got some crazy bate threads started by...? in the General Discussion Forum. What will the admins do?

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https://thethaiger.com/coronavirus/the- ... f-covid-19
Sometime in mid-December 2019, doctors in Wuhan noticed mysterious groups of patients with fevers and breathing problems. The patients weren’t improving with standard flu treatments. So they sent test samples from patients to commercial labs in China for analysis.

December 27, 2019

Vision Medicals had sequenced most of the genome of a novel coronavirus with “striking similarities to SARS”. They shared its data with Wuhan officials and the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences. This was published in the Chinese finance publication Caixin.
January 8, 2020

• The Wall Street Journal reports that scientists had identified a novel coronavirus in samples from pneumonia patients in Wuhan. The article pre-empted and embarrassed Chinese officials. Many lab technicians in Wuhan admitted the first they heard about the novel coronavirus was the story in the WSJ.

Dr. Tom Grein, chief of the World Health Organisation’s acute management team says the health agency looks “doubly, incredibly stupid.”

“The fact is we’re two to three weeks into an event. We don’t have a laboratory diagnosis, we don’t have an age, sex or geographic distribution, we don’t have an epidemic curve (a graphic of outbreaks used to indicate the progress of an epidemic).

• Chinese state media, precipitated by the WSJ article, officially announced the discovery of the novel coronavirus.
January 11, 2020

• The Shanghai Public Health Clinical Centre finally published a sequence on virological.org, a popular website used by researchers to share information about pathogens. This reportedly angered Chinese officials from the CDC. The next day the laboratory was temporarily closed by health authorities.

• Thailand’s Dr. Supaporn compared her sequence with Dr. Zhang from the Shanghai Public Health Clinical Centre and found it was a 100% match, confirming that the Chinese patient in Thailand had the same virus detected in Wuhan.
January 30, 2020

The World Health Organisation finally declares an international health emergency.
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This timeline of the corna virus made my hair stand-up. The excerpts above are just a few that really made me mad. The article is in simple English and easy to understand.

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We've got some crazy bate threads started by...? in the General Discussion Forum. What will the admins do?
What are you talking about?

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We've got some crazy bate threads started by...? in the General Discussion Forum. What will the admins do?
What are you talking about?
Yeah, what are you talking about? If it's questionable, let the admin or moderators know. It may be spam or some kind of bot posting on here. It seems like I got rid of a few in the past couple of days. I don't know if that is what you're talking about.
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Trump is doing his best to keep America #1 in covid19 deaths. He just gave a speech in the Rose Garden at which he forced the press to sit without social distancing.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/trump-praise ... 41626.html
“I hope that the lockdown governors — I don’t know why they continue to lock down,” Trump said, presumably referring to states like New York and New Jersey that have taken a more cautious approach to lifting restrictions on large social gatherings and some forms of commercial activity.

“If you look at Georgia, if you look at Florida, if you look at South Carolina, if you look at so many different places that have opened up ... I don’t want to name all of them, but the ones that are most energetic about opening, they’re doing tremendous business. And that is what these numbers are all about,” Trump said in his largely upbeat remarks.

In fact, all of those states are seeing a resurgence of the coronavirus, with Florida recording 1,419 new cases on Thursday, the highest number since the state began keeping track in March. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is a strong backer of Trump who has been eager to celebrate his success over the coronavirus, even as evidence grows that his administration has intentionally suppressed the extent of the coronavirus in the state.

“Look at what’s going on in Florida, it’s incredible,” Trump said at one point.

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