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Deregulation's Deadly Consequences: Report Details How Trump's Assault on Government Exacerbated Pandemic

Originally published at http://www.commondreams.org/news/2020/07/14/deregulations-deadly-consequences-report-details-how-trumps-assault-government

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Deregulation is just another word for Death.

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I saw a report yesterday that said that Trump cited comments from the former host of Love Connection describing the CDC as perpetrating lies about Covid. Meanwhile, Trump is disparaging the opinions of Fauci and others. This is our daily reminder of how far we have sunk. Our great president discredits the opinions of educated scientists and medical professionals and instead says we should listen to some washed up Hollywood game show turd. Another in a long list of reasons the rest of the world is shaking their heads in disbelief and horror at what the US has become.

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Good governance is a thing and it works. So many dedicated people fill the ranks of governments of all levels to make society (think socialism) work. Evil fuckers fuck it up. We need more lampposts.

De-regulation is a central part of neo-liberal doctrine. As such it has been part of the political landscape at least since Jimmy Carter’s time in office.
Blaming Trump for continuing-albeit ad absurdum- this half century old tradition risks missing the point. Biden, after all has long been a leading legislative force in the process of deregulaion. And there is no reason to believe that just has he has played a much greater part in the establishment of the neo-liberal system there is any chance whatever that he would do any better than Trump.

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It is another word for de-criminalization. Taken to its logical conclusion, the neoliberal ethic (sic) that drives the GOP-DNC junta legitimizes the de-criminalization of everything, including murder.

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The law schools white paper could have gone into Trump a bit deeper.
The deadly decisions he has made cost us about an extra 60,000 corona19 already dead and 45,000 more deaths to sadly endure.
The previous de-regulate simply points out his parties corrupt disposition.

The volkswagon diesel software glitch was reported as a Univ. of West Virginia engineering professors find. Meanwhile, we have 700 federal employees in ann arbor, Michigan checking out emissions and milage. And none of those folks noticed !! Suspect this is a coffee and donuts morning there until lunch and then siesta til quiting time.

I do apologize for being ethical and honest helping to provide clean air diesel engines. I was not smart enough to rig the software.

Trump has hundreds of friends who can rig anything.

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…and profit and greed

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The working class and the poor are cannon fodder to the elites like trump and his ilk. There is absolutely no hope the front line workers, the nurses and the teachers will be getting anywhere with this openly racist and supremely corrupt and callous administration. The best option for the common folk majority Americans is to unite and make life hell for the fascist owner classes. Hitting the streets and venting out our righteous anger is our call to action, moral duty and existential struggle.

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Let me take this opportunity to quote a line from a movie I watched yesterday: Reno 911, The Movie. Anyone familiar with the Comedy Central show from several years ago will appreciate the line referencing the police squad as they visit Miami and are faced with saving a police convention from mass poisoning: “ the dumbest group of people not legally retarded.” This so aptly describes the executive branch of the govt headed by the number one (he likes to be first) moron.

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It’s not just Trump, most if not all his followers are also suffering from this utter idiocy disease. These people have first of all little to no education and secondly they have an absolute disdain for scientific methods and discipline. It is all too easy to automatically deny science of global warming but to do the actual science, the modeling, the vast amounts of data collection and calculation they are sadly uninterested and woefully unqualified. Yet they will tell you endless stories about how much research and development has gone (at the university of Helsinki) into some snake oil they’re interested to sell. All one needs to do is simply follow the money trail, who is benefitting denial of ocean acidification, or snow levels rising ever higher or the vanishing species and the melting ice caps and glaciers. The poorer followers of Fuhrer Trump are simply deeply racist, lacking slightest real world knowledge. As long as they receive some sort of government handout be it veteran’s benefits, food stamps, etc, they’d yell heil trump and too lazy, too intoxicated and too fat to rock the boat.

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Please try not to speak of the U.S. pandemic in the past tense. Try to speak of it in the future tense, because you haven’t seen anything like you’re about to see in the next month.

The overall political philosophy of an individual state shall be inevitably linked to that state’s death rate.

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The rich vote anarchy for themselves and stop-and-frisk for you and me. They paid for the machines that count their votes and they won (again).
Notice they do regulate who you can’t sue. They are regufuculating legistrangulations to stop you from suing them because they made you work in a covid coop and your spleen died or you died, faster than they pulled Trump’s trillions from his money hole and lucre showered the rich.

When all the food workers die, the rich will find out they can’t eat their money.

  • paraphrased Native American proverb
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If a president assaults his/her own government, why should that president be allowed to remain in office, let alone run for re-election?

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Trump- Easily the greatest traitor to the American people. The Republicans in Congress lap it up and turn their heads and look at the ground when confronted with the evidence.

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But some are beginning to see the light:

~https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/jul/14/trump-republican-voters-who-changed-their-mind

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The software that controls the computers that count the votes are of course are not available to the general public… In fact , I don’t think Congress can access it. Nothing but a license to rob and steal.

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Ha ha, that show is a great comparison to the current administration. Thanks for the chuckle.

Well, let’s hope there will be enough of them!

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