Acting Navy Secretary Rips Fired Captain As ‘Too Naive Or Too Stupid’ in Leaked Speech to Ship’s Crew
Via: JohnRussell • 57 comments • a minute ago
Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly backed the decision to fire Captain Brett Crozier in a blistering speech to sailors of the USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier on Sunday.
Crozier, who lead the USS Theodore Roosevelt, was relieved of duty...
Apr 06 2:email@example.comYep...that chain of command is a real annoyance to some.
Apr 06 2:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Are you denying:
1. That the virus came from Wuhan, China.
2. That the Chinese Commie Government suppressed initial information about the virus?...
Apr 06 2:email@example.com“And I’m gonna tell you something, all of you, there is never a situation where you should consider the media a part of your chain of command,” Modly said.
You seem unaware of the military...
Tracking site suggests White House model is overestimating coronavirus hospitalizations
Via: Vic Eldred • 17 comments • 5 hours ago
A Web site that tracks actual hospital beds in use suggests the model used by top White House health officials to project the trajectory of the coronavirus has so far overestimated the number of Americans hospitalized by the disease by tens of thousands.
Those projections, popularly known as the "Murray" model after the model's lead author, University of Washington professor...
Apr 06 9:firstname.lastname@example.orgThere are no links, they're just making that shyt up.
I'll go with the real and official numbers, not some projected worst case doom and gloom scenarios.
Op-Ed : The Worst President - Ever
Via: JohnRussell • 13 comments • 7 hours ago
Washington Post - Max Boot
Until now, I have generally been reluctant to label Donald Trump the worst president in U.S. history. As a historian, I know how important it is to allow the passage of time to gain a sense of perspective. Some presidents who seemed awful to contemporaries (Harry S. Truman) or simply lackluster (Dwight D. Eisenhower, George H.W. Bush) look much better in...
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As you will see in November, tens of millions of people believe Trump and the task force are doing the best they can in difficult circumstances, and electing a Biden or Bernie would not be...
Jonas Salk and the Polio Vaccine
By: Vic Eldred • 42 comments • 3 minutes ago
In these terrible times, when the world is convulsed in crisis, it may be nice to remember a true hero, a New Yorker btw, who developed a vaccine which eradicated the scourge of polio from the United States. A PBS special on Polio described Polio as America's second greatest fear - second only to the Atomic Bomb. For seven years Salk and his team devoted themselves to developing a vaccine...
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Apr 05 8:email@example.comGiven all the discoveries and advances made in medicine in recent years, I would think all these experts can find ways to speed up the development of safe and effective vaccines and other treatment...
Coronavirus shows Donald Trump was right all this time about China
While the news media attempts to politicize the pandemic as a propaganda effort to protect globalization, don't ignore that the guiding principles of the Trump administration have been vindicated.
Apr 05 1:firstname.lastname@example.orgMuch smarter and forward thinking than he is given credit for.
That's why his detractors hate and fear him so much.
As Surgeon General Warns Americans That We Are Entering The 'Hardest Week Of Our Lives', Far Right Crackpots Are Obsessing Over China.
By: JohnRussell • 92 comments • 7 hours ago
@Surgeon _ General 's message to the 9 govs. who haven't issued stay-at-home orders: "I would say to them: The next week is going to be our Pearl Harbor moment. It's going to be our 9/11 moment. It's going to be the hardest moment for many Americans in their entire lives."...
Apr 05 1:email@example.comWhy are you being an apologist for China?
Apr 05 1:firstname.lastname@example.orgSo you're OK with China's lack of action.
Apr 05 11:email@example.comRight....let us forget about their intentional suppression of information about this new virus early on, and how they arrogantly silenced their medical experts who were trying to warn them about it.
The Governor of New York who received 4,000 ventilators from the President a few weeks ago and 400 ventilators for the city of New York courtesy of FEMA, has finally found something to be grateful for! The government of Communist China has come to New York's rescue and donated - get this - 1,000 ventilators to the state of New York. The Governor couldn't be more appreciative: "We...
Apr 05 11:firstname.lastname@example.orgBetter sterilize those machines thoroughly..
OMG Just Watch: Trump Shuts Down Partisan Reporter During COVID-19 Briefing
Via: Donald J. Trump Fan #1 • 85 comments • an hour ago
That was funny watching Trump take her stupid gotcha question and give her nothing she was trying to nail him. He totally demolished the premise of her partisan biased question
Apr 04 7:email@example.comIt's fun to watch Trump absolutely destroy these moronic left wing turd blossoms
An Old Conspiracy Theory Known As "Agenda 21" Has Been Given Fresh Life By The Coronavirus Pandemic
Via: JohnRussell • 5 comments • 2 days ago
The coronavirus crisis is giving fresh life to an old conspiracy theory about a totalitarian world government seeking to kill most of the world’s population as part of a United Nations plot dating back to 1992.
A BuzzFeed News analysis of Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Instagram shows a sharp uptick in posts mentioning "Agenda 21" in recent weeks as the coronavirus crisis has taken hold...
Apr 04 12:firstname.lastname@example.orgBut it will end global warming!
Man shot dead for flouting coronavirus rules
Via: JohnRussell • 24 comments • 2 days ago
A 63-year-old man has been shot dead by police in the Philippines after he became enraged for being told to wear a facemask, marking the first reported case of authorities shooting a civilian for breaching coronavirus restrictions.
The man was believed to have been drunk when he threatened village authorities with a scythe – a sharp blade – in the southern town of Nasipit in Agusan...
Apr 04 12:email@example.comSo you think the virus is just freely floating around outside? Miles away from enclosed spaces and people?
No wonder you're frightened.
AOC wants coronavirus ‘reparations’ for minority communities
Via: 1stwarrior • 32 comments • 2 days ago
WASHINGTON — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has called for coronavirus reparations for minorities, claiming higher numbers of COVID-19 fatalities in low-income communities stems from underlying inequality.
“COVID deaths are disproportionately spiking in Black + Brown communities,” Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) tweeted to her 6 million followers on Friday morning .
“Why? Because the chronic...
Apr 04 12:firstname.lastname@example.orgMany people on Social Security barely ends meet.
CNN’s Acosta Interrupts Dr Birx As She Discusses The WHO’s Handling Of Coronavirus Pandemic
Via: Vic Eldred • 30 comments • 2 days ago • LOCKED
CNN reporter Jim Acosta interrupted Dr. Deborah Birx on Friday as the White House coronavirus task force coordinator was discussing the World Health Organization’s handling of the pandemic.
Birx pointed out during a task force press conference that WHO has provided faulty guidance about the transmission of coronavirus, and whether countries should implement travel bans
Apr 04 9:email@example.comTrump never said that specifically. I like his tactic of allowing Acosta to further embarrass himself and CNN
Suspected SARS virus and flu samples found in luggage: FBI report describes China's 'biosecurity risk'
Via: The People's Fish • 53 comments • 3 hours ago
WASHINGTON — In late November 2018, just over a year before the first coronavirus case was identified in Wuhan, China, U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents at Detroit Metro Airport stopped a Chinese biologist with three vials labeled “Antibodies” in his luggage.
The biologist told the agents that a colleague in China had asked him to deliver the vials to a researcher at a U.S....
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Republicans rip ‘partisan’ Pelosi panel on coronavirus response: 'This isn’t about oversight'
Via: Donald J. Trump Fan #1 • 11 comments • 3 days ago
Trump and congressional Republicans are right. This is the democrats latest witch hunt against our President.
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‘I’ve never trusted a communist’: Martha McSally demands WHO director step down for China ‘cover-up’
Via: Donald J. Trump Fan #1 • 83 comments • an hour ago
Senator McSally is right. We should never ever trust communists. China owns the WHO and installed the current leader who covered up for them.
Apr 03 4:email@example.comSo you're a Chi-com supporter and sympathizer?
Most patriotic and decent Americans consider them to be an enemy...just like Russia
Adam Schiff looking for one more bite of the apple
By: Vic Eldred • 25 comments • 3 days ago • LOCKED
The most partisan member of congress, our very own master of embellishment and kangaroo courts, Adam Schiff is proposing the creation of a 9/11 style commission to investigate " our response and how we can better prepare for the next pandemic.” Our response? We know from the Russia/collusion hoax what he means by "our." He's not talking about the CDC being totally unprepared or the...
Apr 03 1:49pm@9
Apr 03 9:firstname.lastname@example.orgWe need to render these moronic twits toothless by taking back the House
What Would It Be Like If We Had A Libertarian Society Hit By A Pandemic?
By: JohnRussell • 168 comments • 23 hours ago
There is a fairly sizable number of Americans who have libertarian inklings to varying extents. Even though libertarians have never had any success at the ballot box, they are very vocal on talk radio , on internet forums, and on social media. I know we have some members of this site who are libertarian or libertarian-ish.
If we assume that we had a libertarian society now, and the same...
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Apr 03 1:firstname.lastname@example.orgPence and the Trump appointed task force are handling this crisis very well.
Apr 03 9:email@example.comThere certainly is no leadership forthcoming or available from the left
The coronavirus pandemic's impact on pollution and climate change
Via: Perrie Halpern R.A. • 26 comments • 2 days ago
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Apr 03 8:email@example.comIt seems to be practically instantaneous!
Commander of aircraft carrier hit by coronavirus removed for 'poor judgment' after sounding alarm
Via: FLYNAVY1 • 50 comments • 2 hours ago
Apr 03 8:firstname.lastname@example.orgTotal agreement with all your points.
Joe Biden: Trump is worst possible leader to deal with coronavirus outbreak
Via: Nerm_L • 33 comments • 4 days ago
Here is Joe Biden's OpEd, published January 27, 2020, concerning the possibility of a pandemic. I believe Biden ticked all the global neo-liberal checkboxes: international cooperation, global interdependence, reliance on technocratic expertise, deploying global finance, and use of the military. Biden also regurgitates the global neo-liberal 'truth' that the United States must assume the...
Apr 02 2:email@example.comWhat did the Obama administration do to prepare for a pandemic?
5 reasons Democrats fear Trump's coronavirus briefings
Via: Vic Eldred • 69 comments • 4 days ago • LOCKED
MSNBC’s Chris Hayes says President Trump ’s daily coronavirus briefings are “dangerous.” He was especially offended , he explained, because at a recent forum “you have the MyPillow guy getting up there talking about reading the Bible.”
It wasn’t clear whether it was MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell’s enthusiasm for Donald Trump that so alarmed the cable TV host, or the unwelcome mention...
Apr 02 1:firstname.lastname@example.orgI don't think ANYONE was prepared for a coronovirus outbreak
Apr 02 1:email@example.com"..."
The states with the most cases are New York and Washington, both very blue.
You're so pathetically ignorant and misinformed
Apr 02 1:firstname.lastname@example.orgYour comments deny the truth and reality
US weekly jobless claims double to 6.6 million
Via: Vic Eldred • 87 comments • 4 days ago • LOCKED
The torrent of Americans filing for unemployment insurance continued last week as more than 6.6 million new claims were filed, the Labor Department reported Thursday. That brings to 10 million the total Americans who filed over the past two weeks.
Economists surveyed by Dow Jones estimated 3.1 million, a week after 3.3 million filings in the first wave of what has been a...
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Now is not the time to put the Democrats in charge of any branch of government. They proven they cannot lead.
Apr 02 12:firstname.lastname@example.orgDonald J. Trump explicitly acknowledged for the first time during Sunday’s debate that he used a $916 million loss that he reported on his 1995 income tax returns to avoid paying personal federal...
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Trump to New York: 'Stop complaining'
Via: JohnRussell • 38 comments • 4 days ago
Trump to New York: 'Stop complaining'
A day after New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) projected that 16,000 New Yorkers could die of the novel coronavirus by the time the outbreak has run its course, President Trump told the state to "stop complaining."
"New York has gotten far more than any other state, including hospitals and a hospital ship,...
Apr 02 11:firstname.lastname@example.orgI think it was meant for Cuomo and Schumer.
Apr 02 11:email@example.comI wasn't referring to Trump
Apr 02 11:firstname.lastname@example.orgTrump's response team is doing an excellent job
So once again, how did Trump screw up?
Apr 02 11:email@example.comThe usual response is arrogant snark
Apr 02 11:firstname.lastname@example.orgScrewed up how? As usual you will fail to provide credible and logical reasons.
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Do you need a mask? The science hasn't changed, but public guidance might
Apr 02 11:firstname.lastname@example.orgIt is increasingly apparent that the number of infections and deaths in China was, and still is, way under reported. And the number of those infected in the US is not "so astronomical" compared to,...
'Patriot' Paranoia: Right-Wing Militiamen Push Back Against Social Distancing Measures
Via: JohnRussell • 80 comments • 19 hours ago
These "patriots" can’t seem to decide whether to oppose social distancing and quarantine orders coming from state and local governments as another form of “tyranny,” or heed the measures and blame the Chinese government.
The anti-government “Patriot”/militia movement is at a kind of crossroads thanks to the coronavirus pandemic.
The movement has been suffering from cognitive...
Apr 01 7:email@example.comThe media needs to stop acting like Trump's lap dog.
No....they just like to nip at his heels. I like how he unfailingly humiliates them
If Things Go Well I Win, If Things Go Poorly You Lose.
By: JohnRussell • 19 comments • 5 days ago
I was listening to Stephanie Ruhle show just now, and she had a guest , whose name unfortunately I did not catch, who was making an interesting point.
When millions of people lose their jobs, which will happen if the economy does not immediately bounce back once the virus ends and restrictions are lifted, the "business" community will say "there is nothing we can do", and that is how our...
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Investors lose money all the time.
Mike Lindell, Not Yamiche Alcindor, Is the Hero
Via: Vic Eldred • 148 comments • 5 days ago • LOCKED
M yPillow CEO Michael Lindell, a self-made former crack addict, is going to transform 75 percent of his manufacturing capacity to make 10,000 cotton face masks per day by the end of the week, ramping up production to 50,000 a day in a month. That sounds like a patriotic act to me, especially given that Lindell is undertaking the effort without being forced to do so by a federal agency. I...
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What's not normal about it?
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Now you're getting it, nothing else matters.
Get used to the new normal