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After Deadly Delay, Trump Reverses Course and Signs Coronavirus Relief Bill

Originally published at http://www.commondreams.org/news/2020/12/27/after-deadly-delay-trump-reverses-course-and-signs-coronavirus-relief-bill

He is having such a laugh reminding everyone about how much power he has.
He’s laughing all the way to the bank, no less.
BUT- everyone likes the system, so, enjoy the Brioche du Trump.

As long as there is money,
nothing will change.

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And not a moment too soon.

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Another big corporate-Wall Street give-away (and a measly $600 to the serfs). Yes, we’re “serfs” compared to these crooks who leech off our toil and work to make this country work. They don’t give a crap about how much we suffer all they care about socializing their profits! They are the ones who helped wreck this economy with un-bridled greed.

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Dems are displaying a profound lack of awareness. This was a tremendous win for the Trumpian movement. Trump is being praised as fighting for more money for poor and working class folk. While Trump may not run in 2024, folk like extreme right Josh Hawley, are effectively convincing folk that they are more favorable to low income folk than the Democrat’s. _https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/530192-sanders-hawley-embrace-odd-couple-status-in-push-for-stimulus-checks

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And that is exactly what the Democrats need to look, with humility, at the most.

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Desiree Cox said, " People will die without this money. "
Yes they will. And that’s just a small portion of what will kill them, too… Crony Capitalism, Mafia Capitalists, The Corporotocracy, The PTB…
Unfortunately, the list grows longer with every election we have. Sending good people to The Swamp in Washington, D. C. doesn’t appear to help anyone, either. We may be doomed, Ms. Cox.

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But look who has the spotlight - Orange Mussolini. That is his oxygen, regardless of the method or who it hurts. The latter is never even considered.

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Washington is a monster that eats people up.

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As I understand it, Trump wanted $2000, and the Dems wanted $2000, but the pugs said no. Trump capitulated and signed.

So why are we blaming Trump? This relief bill sucks.

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This is not a coronavirus relief bill, it is a massive military spending bill with a side of grifts and bribes.

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“with the promise of ‘much more money’ to come”.

Should we hold our breath? I’m sure countries we’ve harmed/destroyed around the world are getting a good chuckle at the US citizen’s fate during this pandemic. Our allies are shaking their heads in disbelief at the callousness of our government “leaders”.
Dear god, when are we going to rise up and tear this inhumane system down???

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Trump’s playing to his base, trying to be a hero to them, nothing more. He doesn’t give a shit whether you and I get a dam dime or not.

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Well, he’s milked this news cycle as long as he could - again

As someone else pointed out
$600 is the equivalent of tossing rolls of paper towels at the crowd.

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Didn’t Pelosi promise that last “stimulus” ? Or was it the one before that?

It’s like Deja vu all over again

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Used ones at that.

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this package isn’t even a bandaid on the gaping wound in the US–our so called “leaders” should be ashamed of the pathetic lack of care they have shown the American people–Billions for war --nothing for the survival of the American dream

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Guess we’ll have to wait for that radical socialist Uncle Joe to sit in the Offal Office before we see the other $1,400, eh? Unless, of course…

Meanwhile, in civilized nations across the world, the substantial monthly payments to every adult which began last Spring continue without controversy, and with no end in sight.

We have no idea how fscked by the duopoly we really are.

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Yep. He’s just practicing his foul shots again - throwing at our heads.

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Yeah, but with so many photo ops/ interviews by our “leaders” on the subject, who can keep up? :)))

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