437,000 Covid deaths in the US... so far. Heading toward over 600,000, according to the IHME. About 350,000 of those are in people over 55, with the greatest number over 70.
Imagine if we had a pandemic that killed 350,000 kids, and the age of victims was primarily under 15, with the numbers skewing toward those under 10.
Too awful to contemplate.
This will not be our last pandemic. We MUST develop plans, and the ability to implement those plans. We MUST have the infrastructure in place the next time, and ready to go. That includes dealing with deniers and other threats to public health.
Even Dubya had a plan, Obama had a plan, and now Biden has a plan. We have got to pressure our government to institutionalize those plans so that an inept President can't drop the ball the way trump did.
When I saw that pic for the first time, I said..."Officer...Lt. Col or above...air of command...he's in charge of something." Sure enough...
I want to know if he was just a mindless MAGAhat or part of some large Plan. I've read all I can about him, and I still can't figure it out.
Anybody got any observations about this guy?
Arrested or charged on: Jan. 9, 2021
Home state: Texas
Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority and violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds
Brock, a retired Air Force officer, was seen in photos in the Capitol wearing a green helmet, tactical vest and military patches. After he was identified in photos holding plastic zip-tie handcuffs, he gave an interview to The New Yorker. The story stated Brock said he had gone to D.C. to demonstrate peacefully after hearing the president ask his supporters to be there.
Normally, I'm all "free speech, civil rights, limit the cops", but for the upcoming 2 or 3 assaults on our legitimate government, why not use sound weapons?
"A student who went to photograph a Black Lives Matter protest was warned that New York City police might use a sound cannon against demonstrators.
"My friend said, 'If you hear this, plug your ears and run,'" Anika Edrei recalled.
So, when the NYPD fired a Long Range Acoustic Device, or a LRAD, at the demonstration in 2014 in Manhattan, that's exactly what Edrei, 24, did.
After police used the device at the demonstration, which was over a grand jurys decision not to indict NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo in the killing of Eric Garner, I experienced a pretty strong migraine and dizziness almost immediately, Edrei told NBC News in an interview.
I remember sitting down on the side of the street after I had gotten away and feeling very confused, said Edrei, then a photojournalism student at the International Center of Photography in New York City."
UGEtube. Stands for Utah Gun Exchange.
DON'T GO THERE. I clicked once and will give examples below. Let's not give them the hits.
Is there some kind of delusional paranoia virus to compete with Covid..? Or is the Covid driving people to these hysterical delusions?
"Nothing is what it seems, Trudeau is back in the public view. Dont believe the illusion. Its a clone. Im exposing the fake breach in the US Capitol. It was organized by Demon rats and their Antifa operatives. The fake shooting is also exposed. The woman was not shot dead. The demon rats fell for another sting operation. This time it is going to cause them their lives. Its checkmate for them. Traitors in the GOP Party exposed. Im also explaining Trump so-called concession message."
"Tory Smith (deceased) adamantly states over and over that Obama and Pence have long histories of pedophilia, rape and the death of many children via his channel on YT under the same name. Tory Smith. He was a victim of child-sex-trafficking. He claimed that he was raped by them both; particularly, Obama who wanted him to be his lover also."
"There has been a secret intelligence agency stationed on mars that has watch this whole thing play out, they are aware of it and rest assured will restore order shortly. You have the word of the martians themselves."
I think they're a tabloid site, but it's her baby.
They've been unreachable all day..
Anybody got any info??
Is it just me, or does the "leaked" trump audio seem like it was made in the room where trump was...
...rather than in the room where the GA Sec of State was?
I believe trump's people leaked it. His base only heard an hour of trump's wild assertions. Everything else was just the "deep state" trying to steal the election.
His base ate it up and asked for seconds.
Not everybody has insurance, and Covid care... for those who survive and those who don't... is VERY expensive.
Medicaid? Isn't there application/qualification stuff? Wouldn't the hospitals be buried in paperwork... as well as the sick and the dead?
The hospitals can't suck up that kind of expense...
From what IHME projects, we can look forward to 2 out of every 1,000 Americans dead from this disease.
More if we don't get our shit together.
One last number .. We are well and truly fucked.
"More than 84.5 million Americans are planning on traveling during the Christmas season as COVID-19 continues to spread across the country. The forthcoming holiday season will likely eclipse Thanksgiving travel, during which more than 50 million holiday travelers passed through TSA checkpoints, despite warnings from the CDC.
Those warnings still apply.
Travel may increase your chance of spreading and getting COVID-19," the CDCs updated statement said on Wednesday. CDC continues to recommend postponing travel and staying home, as this is the best way to protect yourself and others this year.
... the hospitals are already turning away sick people they never wouldve before, because of so few beds remaining.
"....bar for hospitalizing anyone is rising
And likely means more people are suffering, getting worse, or even dying at home
All because our hospitals are really full..."
Read this doc's whole thread...
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