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Kid Berwyn

Kid Berwyn's Journal
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August 30, 2020

FACTBANK: Trump Failed America re COVID-19.

Writer Dan Benbow has created two resources filled with facts and sources.

Anatomy of a man-made disaster: Here are 595 hard facts about Trump’s abysmal COVID-19 response

Example: On February 1, 2018, the Washington Post reported that “CDC to cut by 80 percent efforts to prevent global disease outbreak” (7): “The global health section of the CDC was so drastically cut in 2018 that much of its staff was laid off (8) and the number of countries it was working in was reduced from 49 to merely 10. Meanwhile, throughout 2018, the U.S. Agency for International Development and its director, Mark Green, came repeatedly under fire from both the White House and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. (9) And though Congress has so far managed to block Trump administration plans to cut the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps by 40 percent (10), the disease-fighting cadres have steadily eroded as retiring officers go unreplaced.” (11)


Anatomy of a man-made disaster: Here are 370 ways Donald Trump failed to keep us safe from the coronavirus

Example: In the second week of May, 2018, “the White House pushed Congress to cut funding for Obama-era disease security programs, proposing to eliminate $252 million in previously committed resources for rebuilding health systems in Ebola-ravaged Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea. (13) Under fire from both sides of the aisle, President Donald Trump dropped the proposal to eliminate Ebola funds a month later. But other White House efforts included reducing $15 billion in national health spending (14) and cutting the global disease-fighting operational budgets of the CDC, NSC, DHS, and HHS. (15) And the government’s $30 million Complex Crises Fund was eliminated. (16)

“The White House proposal ‘is threatening to claw back funding whose precise purpose is to help the United States be able to respond quickly in the event of a crisis,’ said Carolyn Reynolds, a vice president at PATH, a global health technology nonprofit.

Truth is the remedy for what ails America under Trumputin.

August 30, 2020

Joe Biden must make clear who has been sowing chaos.


August 29, 2020

Corporate McPravda wants no part of change.

Otherwise, they’d bring up how Barr’s dad hired the college dropout Epstein to teach high schoolers at the Dalton School.

Did The Dalton School headmaster Donald Barr know Robert Maxwell?

During Donald Barr’s time with the OSS, it’s possible that he would have also run into Robert Maxwell, Ghislaine Maxwell’s father. Robert Maxwell worked for British intelligence in post-war Germany at the same time that Donald Barr was there for the OSS. Maxwell was responsible for facilitating trading between eastern and western block countries and it’s likely that Donald Barr was one of his contacts.


August 27, 2020

Another NAZI crawls out from under the refrigerator.

Even turned on the kitchen light for us.

August 27, 2020

Who said this? "The streets of our country are in turmoil..."

Back in the day, many thought these two originated the term, “Law & Order.”

“The streets of our country are in turmoil. The Universities are filled with students rebelling and rioting. Communists are seeking to destroy our country. Russia is threatening us with her might and the republic is in danger. Yes, danger from within and without. We need law and order. Yes, without law and order our nation cannot survive. Elect us and we shall restore law and order."

— Adolph Hilter, Hamburg, Germany, 1932.

August 25, 2020

What has Drumpf really done?

...I mean apart from the continuing criminal dereliction of duty, sadism, law breaking, corrupt actions, various acts of treason and sundry criminal conspiracies that have harmed America more than any enemy in history, Trump has not done one thing with his presidential power.

It’s obvious to those who watch the RNC Laugh-a-thon. They are the funniest, craziest and stupidest people I’ve ever seen on the tee vee. Tragedy is the harm they have done to the United States.

August 25, 2020

Guy isn't at all in to that sort of thing...

... promises of good faith, oaths of allegiance, vows of matrimony.

Loser the Comedy President is into so much stuff that I don’t even know if I want to know about it.

August 25, 2020

Trump Virus

“Your blood is very valuable.”
August 24, 2020

Revealed: Jared Kushner's Private Channel With Putin's Money Man

More than a dozen Trump administration officials, current and former, described a clandestine relationship between Jared Kushner and the CEO of a Kremlin sovereign wealth fund.

Erin Banco, National Security Reporter
The Daily Beast, Aug. 24, 2020


Seychelles Rendezvous

After the 2016 election, President Putin himself tasked Dmitriev directly with trying to make inroads with Trump’s transition team, according to a recent report issued by the Senate Intelligence Committee and Robert Mueller’s special counsel report. Dmitriev got to work, actively trying to connect with members of Trump’s inner circle who would eventually wield influence in a new administration. He was particularly interested in connecting with Kushner, those reports said.

Dmitriev began his outreach to Kushner by connecting with George Nader, a Lebanese-American politico close to the Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Zayed in the United Arab Emirates who helped broker meetings with the incoming Trump administration. Dmitriev’s fund, RDIF, had co-invested with the Emirati sovereign wealth fund on a series of projects and the two men had been in frequent contact. Dmitriev invited Nader to a chess tournament and asked him to invite Kushner, though Nader never passed on the message, the reports said. Over the next several weeks, Dmitriev continued to speak with Nader about the possibility of meeting transition officials like Kushner and Donald Trump Jr. (Nader was later sentenced on child pornography charges in the Eastern District of Virginia).

Dmitriev also reached out to Rick Gerson, who ran a New York hedge fund and was a close friend of Kushner’s. According to the Senate Select Intelligence Committee report, “Dmitriev told Gerson that Putin had tasked him with developing a reconciliation plan for United States-Russia relations.” Dmitriev’s team previously pushed back on his connection with Putin in a series of articles The Daily Beast published in 2018.

Gerson told Dmitriev that he would find the right people to talk to about the plan. In the following days, the pair drafted bullet points for the plan and Dmitriev communicated that he had shared the document with Putin.

Days later, Dmitriev flew to the remote archipelago of the Seychelles in the Indian Ocean. Executives from across the world had gathered on the island to meet with the crown prince. Several of them stayed at the Four Seasons Hotel in villas overlooking the water. One of those individuals was Erik Prince, the founder of Blackwater, who was close with White House chief strategist Steve Bannon and throughout the campaign had tried to connect to Trump’s circle.



So Putin targeted Jared, personally. Gosh, I almost feel sorry for the guy.

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