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Soph0571

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Gender: Female
Hometown: UK
Home country: UK
Current location: UK
Member since: Fri Oct 13, 2017, 06:59 PM
Number of posts: 6,526

About Me

I am a Brit. I am a working class child of the troubles in Belfast who now lives a life of privilege. I am an anti-racist, progressive monster for truth. If I fail in being that monster, call me out....

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Dancing with tears in my eyes



It is not nuclear war, but it feels something close to that when you are living at the centre of a pandemic.

Just saying, be safe and hold those that hold your heart fucking close.

Night night from the epicentre of the pandemic in the UK.

Just put up a link in the Lounge for the April competition

Please keep it kicked
https://www.democraticunderground.com/10181340816

Hello my lovely loungers, just a heads up in case you missed it, that...

The April photo contest has been launched in all its splendid glory here:

https://www.democraticunderground.com/103674685

I fully expect to see you marvellous DUers to do your bit and contribute a picture of your interpretation of the competition. You know I am going to nag you all to find something special to contribute, so you may as will give in gracefully!!!


Also can I ask that even if you don't want to play keep this kicked so others who miss it this time, might see it sometime later. I am not to proud to beg!!!



Hehe

Jules Feiffer: Remember To Wash Your Hands



91 and still going strong
Wash our hands of the whole bloody lot of them I say!!!!

There is a real truth here...



Brutal but factual. Maybe when all this is over some of those who think we live in a 'post racist world' where 'all blue lives matter', might start looking at things from a different perspective? One can hope.

Because he can. Because, yes, he really is that petty.

Did you see Rachel Maddow last night? with reports that 'according to a source familiar with the matter, as of Wednesday night the Javitz Center had fewer than ten patients and the USNS Comfort had fewer than five patients even as New York City hospitals struggle to keep up with the volume of COVID-19 patients.' That at a federal level they have been instructed not to take Covid-19 patients... I blinked twice as I listened to this. What the hell is the point of sending additional resource to support a city at the centre of a deadly pandemic, and then telling that resource they cannot help with the pandemic?

I cannot help but think this is a mean spirited and deadly two fingers up at the city of his birth, who have so profoundly rejected him. He is a narcissistic sociopath. Oh, and he is incompetent to a breathtaking degree. A very fatal cocktail of toxicity.

Body bags, not medical supplies

https://twitter.com/mirandayaver/status/1245465005174034433
The Trump Administration is using the full weight of its authority to purchase body bags, but not medical supplies to help patients and health care workers.


It is true. They really are a death cult. They really do believe that they have agency over life and death and a culling of the expensive older herd to make sure that the economy is OK before November is perfectly splendid!!!! 👀

There is literally a fuckwit in chief tweet for every occasion



Of course, he is a sociopath.

We are not afraid


Graphic mine

Original source - Deadline White House

She goes on to say And so it is pretty obvious to me what's going on. And I think as Gene said, I think it's pretty obvious to most women in the country. It's not like we don't get this. And that's why if Donald Trump is not re-elected, it will be because the women of America have just had enough. We've just had enough.

Indeed. He has a very low opinion of women in general and his complacency is ensuring he is pushing that in the faces of women everywhere, and women are not stupid. Treat one with contempt - treat all with contempt... well apart from those idiot cultists who is happy to put up with his crass misogyny as long as he is 'owning the libs'...

This is from THREE years ago. But they did not see it coming...👀



Since then, the CDC has been under the leadership of a temporary acting director, even though the directorship is internationally recognized as "one of the most crucial public health positions in the government given the CDC's role in tracking and stopping infectious disease outbreaks in the United States and worldwide."

In addition to lacking a director, more than 125 job categories each of which applies to multiple positions are blocked from being filled. Vacant positions include many within the Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response, which stores and monitors the world's most lethal bacteria and viruses, and maintains U.S. stockpiles of necessary countermeasures in case of an outbreak.

[link:https://americanindependent.com/trumps-failure-to-fill-hundreds-of-cdc-positions-endangers-millions-of-lives/amp/?__twitter_impression=true|]

Wilful and malicious destroying of competence. And if deaths are contained at 240,000 I would be very surprised, unless they do not start mitigation to a much greater extent than the federal government currently says needs to happen.
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