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January 30, 2021

Imagine if we had a pandemic and 350,000 kids died of that virus....

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.

January 29, 2021

My project for today: Larry Rendell Brock

THIS asshole...

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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?


Age: 53
Arrested or charged on: Jan. 9, 2021
Home state: Texas
Charges
Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority and violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened
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.

January 12, 2021

What say DUers to this idea for the upcoming Sedition Riots...

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 jury’s 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."



https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/plug-your-ears-run-nypd-s-use-sound-cannons-challenged-n1008916

January 11, 2021

New nutjob video site to replace youtube for the truly demented.

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. Don’t believe the illusion. It’s a clone. I’m 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. It’s checkmate for them. Traitors in the GOP Party exposed. I’m 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."

January 6, 2021

My spouse goes to Raw Story all the time...

I think they're a tabloid site, but it's her baby.

They've been unreachable all day..
Anybody got any info??

January 4, 2021

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.

January 1, 2021

Question: Who pays for Covid care?

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...

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