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'Repulsive': Outrage as Texas Lieutenant Gov. Says Seniors Willing to Risk Coronavirus Infection to Protect Economy

Originally published at http://www.commondreams.org/news/2020/03/24/repulsive-outrage-texas-lieutenant-gov-says-seniors-willing-risk-coronavirus

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Let’s just call it a GENERAL STRIKE .

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Trump wasn’t kidding when he said that he could shoot someone on the streets of New York and get away with it. Lets re-frame that down to its essence:

The economic premises since leaving the gold standard are feudal for thieves and futile for honest people who trust protection BY, not ‘under’ , the ‘rule of law’. The neo-feudal arrangement is the weaponized ‘street’; Citizens United is the gun; the congress critters with lobby money are ‘get out of jail free card’.

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Grandkids: “Let’s name this new jet ski the COVID19 GRAMPS 2020 RIP! Thank you for your service Gramps!”

(This message has been paid for by the party of Family Values.)

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|1|New York|20,875 cases, 154 died

|2|New Jersey|2,844 cases, 90 dead

|3|Washington|1,997 cases, 95 have died

|4|California|1,873 patients, 35 deaths

|5|Michigan|1,232 infected, 15 have died

|6|Louisiana|1,172 and 35 dead

|7|Florida|1,171, 14 lost

|8|Illinois|1,050 and 9 dead

|9|Georgia|772, 25 dead

|10|Texas|722 cases and 9 dead

The tally will be updated at AP twice each day.
The Lt. Gov. will not be a victim of C-19

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[H]e and other American seniors would be willing to risk dying from the coronavirus in order to ensure that the economy doesn’t slide into a serious recession.

This is the logic only when things and capital replace livingness and a convincing display that one is already dead.

“Don’t ruin this great American dream”

More like a mirage at best but a nightmare for many.

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Rhetorical question right? It is Texas after all

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Texas going to have Corona Parties for ole folks to protect Wall Street.

I have but one life to give for my country and the fracking industry billionaires.

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The important point about those numbers is that they aren’t dramatically higher because we took fairly drastic measures as a society to contain them.

That concept just doesn’t sink in with people like Trump and this eugenics afficionado from Texas.

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Everything is bigger in Texas, including STUPID! Mr. Patrick, let’s hope you are the first to go.

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Hey there, money-worshiping right-wing monster Dan Patrick, if you want to sacrifice yourself on behalf of the money god, I’ve got some pentobarbital that’ll kill you about 20 minutes after you drink it.
Demonstrate that you meant what you said, you Republican bastard—euthanize yourself now. Do it on pay per view and make us all happy.

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Those guys in helicopters,on camera, shot innocent Iraqis (and newspaper reporters) on the street and got away with it, Trump knows that.

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That is correct. Those are our brave volunteer war heroes, like Tulsi Modi, the Hindu Biden-lover.
Chelsea exposed them, and she was tortured in prison for years for telling the truth about our horrific military, but the war criminals she exposed got medals.
As Bruce Cockburn sang, “If I had a rocket launcher some son of a bitch would die.”
*ttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O9HFjErMMlA&t=62s

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Dan Patrick, the Republican lieutenant governor of Texas, is a moral degenerate unworthy to hold any office of trust under the Constitution. Send him to Camp X-Ray with Trump.

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Translation: Just die already you old farts.

Whenever pigs like this say “the economy” just substitute the words plutocracy or corporatocracy or oligarchy or my personal privileged lifestyle as a member of the aristocracy, and you’ll get where they’re really coming from.

We are seeing this shit-house of a morally bankrupt empire beginning to cave in on itself. Even now, these soul-less, capitalist-worshiping fools don’t get it. They would rather go to their graves clinging to their me-first, capitalist-worshiping ideology like a crucifix than to give an inch to the reality that only a socialist-oriented, people-first plan of attack is going to get us through this.

The greed, the hubris of “exceptionalism,” and the collective stupidity of too many Americans will prove to be our undoing.

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Where do these asshole babies come from? The insanity, outright criminal stupidity, people like this really should be put down, not for their own good, but for the good of humanity in general. The trump disease, unleashed just 3.5 years ago, needs to come to an abrupt and complete halt. By whatever means at hand, and, ASAP!

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Oh yeah, while I’m at it , fuck the economy! People Power NOW!

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Seniors, capitalism’s altar needs your sacrifice. Please line up for the knife.

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Here is the false god, in blazing technicolor - recognize the pathology and corruption of minds and culture producing the divine religion of accumulation of capital above all else. All bow and obey the superstition dominating and sickening for many decades.

“My message is: Let’s get back to work,” said Patrick, who emphasized that he is a grandparent. “Those of us who are 70-plus, we’ll take care of ourselves, but don’t sacrifice the country. Don’t do that. Don’t ruin this great American dream.” [my bold]

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The new swastika, $.

Peace
Po

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