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Downplaying Threat Covid-19 Poses to Children, Trump Calls Fauci's Cautions Over Reopening Schools 'Unacceptable'

Originally published at http://www.commondreams.org/news/2020/05/14/downplaying-threat-covid-19-poses-children-trump-calls-faucis-cautions-over

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A true dilemma:

~https://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-primary-headteacher-writes-to-parents-saying-social-distancing-at-school-impossible-11988012

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He refused to wear what, Stormy?

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Pulitzer Prize Winning Nonfiction Writer Greg Grandin “The End of the Myth: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America”

“Today we have two parties that are basically talking about institutionalizing a system that is blatantly, unescapable and unavoidably founded on disposable people, acknowledging their disposability and doing nothing about it.”

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Trump can now add being a child abuser/kiiler to his list of accomplishments. And here I thought the GOP was such a staunch supporter of children as they prattle on and on about being pro life for the little ones. But then we and they know it only pretend to care and only before the little ones are actually born into the world. Once that happens they are completely disposable. And Trump is the biggest champion of killing them off.

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Yesterday.
Poll on internet shows up at CNN:
Some of the division in views of the virus may stem from a wide divergence in trusted sources of information about it. Republicans are more apt to say that they trust the information they get about coronavirus from Donald Trump (84%) than they are to say they trust the information they get from Dr. Anthony Fauci (61%) or the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (72%). Among Democrats, just 4% say they trust the information they get from the President, well behind the 81% who say they trust Fauci or the 80% who trust the CDC. Overall, CNN (55% trust) inspires far more trust than Fox News (35%), with those figures also divided by party.

well, there ya go. Trump has his popularity high, so he can go after Fauci and continue to discredit conservative thinking on this health situation.

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To Republicans and the Corporate “third way” Democratic triangulators, lives of children are only important when they’re in the womb. After that, they a potential employees to be abused, or, “takers” as adults.

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Those who love their children will keep their children safe from going back to school at this point in time. Dr. Fauci recommends this and what’s more important is that it is common sense. We must literally do our homework to stay informed. We must remember that all of Trump’s words and actions scream that he cares only for himself, his money (and maybe his family) and is more than happy to kill you off along with your children. In the end safety and health is up to us.

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Folks, do whatever you can to get the Republicans out of office. This is what modern American fascism looks like. Seems like Mitch McConnell , Trump and all their cronies want more Americans to die. They don’t care. It’s all about the money and power and they don’t care how many of us die. They don’t care how many of us end up on the streets. they don’t care.

McConnell is up for re-election this November and we need to support his Democratic opponent. He must be removed from office.

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Public schools may turn out to be one of the biggest casualties of corona19 hysteria. The longer they remain closed, the more likely they are to disappear forever.

Whatever rumpdump is saying in front of cameras and reporters, you can bet that he and his fellow predator profitizers of public wealth are drooling over the prospect of herding public school students into the grasp of for-profit education entrepreneurs, just as they are drooling over the prospect of privatizing the postal service. You can bet that corona closures will only help facilitate Betsy DeVoid’s plan to destroy public education once and for all.

Don’t be fooled by rumpdump’s public posturing. He wants the lockdown to continue indefinitely. He could fire Fauci and Birx (sp?) whenever he wanted to, if he was serious. He keeps them in his administration to provide cover for a policy that he himself supports. The only difference between Fauci’s view of the lockdown and rumpdump’s view is that rumpdump wants to avoid taking the blame for it, sheerly out of political calculations.

The US ruling class, of which rumpdump is a member in good standing, wants the lockdown to continue indefinitely. This is very clear. They have profited enormously from it, and will profit even more as it drags on. Remember the age old question: Cui bono? (To whom is it a benefit?) Follow the money.

Those who oppose the ruling class and its nefarious machinations, those on the side of the working class, those who support socialism/economic democracy, should be demanding universal antibody testing and a lifting of the lockdown for persons who test positive for covid19 antibodies. We should also be demanding government subsidies – bailouts – for all who are unable to work because of covid19. When a lockdown is imposed for the public good, governments have an obligation to subsidize those who are locked down.

Lastly, only those with covid19 antibodies in their blood should be allowed to perform essential jobs and services. No one at risk of becoming infected or infecting others should be interacting with people or working in public spaces.

Antibody testing is the key to every aspect of a rational, science-based government response to covid19. Universal antibody testing now!

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“Take (him) out. Bing, it’s quick.”
d. trump

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This should have been: But then we and they know that they only pretend to care about the little ones who are actually born into the world. My word smithing is a bit off this morning. My apologies.

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is anyone still listening to what this ignorant fucker has to say? he never speaks one word of truth and should be banned from all public media imho.

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We are way beyond the ‘now’ stage. How many of the 10’s of thousands of children are dying in iron cages at our border? How many thousands of children are dying in Iran because of sanctions, also dying from wars in Syria and Yemen? Of course there others just as guilty.

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Already abusing children in cages.

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Yes you are correct. Thank you for pointing this out.

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My reply to Earthbound applies to you as well.

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Without corporate reactionary mass media, none of this “trust” of Trump and acceptance of child abuse and murder would continue. Let us remember that the “liberal” media created Trump’s chance to win at the outset, embracing him as a master entertainer in 2015-2016 while disappearing the actually most popular national U.S. politician at the time, Bernie Sanders–popular due to his fiery rhetoric and leadership for left-of-center working class values. The corporate mass media murdered democracy then, and they’ll keep doing it until we remove them from power. Thank you to everyone–journalists, commenters, demonstrators, supporters of the unheard–who works to keep the whispers of truth, ethics, and sanity alive.

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True, and from my perspective, many, many more American citizens are going to die ( and that means IT COULD BE you and me!) unless the Republican extreme right wingers ( which is the majority of the Republican Party) are non-violently destroyed before they can kill us all because like you say very well Ed, THEY DO NOT CARE!

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There is no evidence at this point that having antibodies in the blood confers immunity.

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