Showing posts with label the Trump virus. Show all posts
Showing posts with label the Trump virus. Show all posts

When It Comes to Trump and Covid I'm Very Skeptical

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It's been a few days since the announcement that Donald Trump has tested positive for COVID-19.  Like many Americans who have been subjected to his daily onslaught of lies for almost four years, I was extremely skeptical.  I know that Trump and the GOP would do anything to ensure Trump is re-elected.  The alternatives for Trump are prison time and bankruptcy.

At first I was almost sure that Trump was pulling a political stunt to control the 24/7 news coverage to overshadow Biden, as well as drawing attention away from his tax problems, the over 210K deaths from the Trump virus, and the tape of Melania bitching about the "fucking Christmas decorations" and mocking immigrant children in cages.

Knowing that Trump is just a has-been reality show star I felt that he and his cronies could easily fabricate a hoax about Trump testing positive for COVID-19.  The GOP would gladly fall on their collective swords to honor their Fuhrer. He could easily blackmail close Trump associates to go along with the plan and lie about testing positive.  The "Rose Garden Massacre", which was orchestrated  to push Trump's nominee to replace the late Justice Ginsberg, Amy Coney Barret has become ground zero for the spread of the virus through the White House. How could this be staged?  I still didn't trust that Trump was positive. 

As Trump was admitted to Walter Reed I still had very strong doubts. Then I began seeing Trump's closest associates drop like flies to the Trump virus.  Even Melania was positive, but as we all know she would do anything for the money.  As staged photos of Trump working from his hospital room appeared, I was even more confused.  He obviously was signing blank sheets of papers, but he was wearing the same clothes he was wearing when he was admitted.  How could this be?  They should have been taken from him and disinfected.

Rolling out his osteopathic doctor with updates contributed to my doubts about the authenticity of his illness.  Information about his condition was sparse and contradictory. Even his treatment regimen was confusing.  Then came the now infamous ride around the block so the fat ass could wave to the morons still supporting him.  The limo driver and all the Secret Service men sworn to protect Trump were exposed to Covid, just so the wannabe dictator could have a photo op.

With each passing day more and more of Trump's inner circle and the entire White House staff were becoming infected.  Virus denying Trump has become Super Spreader Trump!  Then suddenly the asshole discharged himself from Walter Reed and took a helicopter ride home to the White House.  It was while watching Trump making his Mussolini-like appearance on the balcony, and waving to the camera and ripping of his mask to prove his manliness, that I began to believe this moron was sick.

I have COPD/asthma and I am at high risk for COVID-19.  When I saw Trump struggling to breath through pursed lips, while his chest was heaving in and out gasping for air, it brought back memories of two years ago when I was stricken with the flu and fought for every breath. Even watching Trump fight for air caused me to be more aware of my own labored breathing.  I knew he was sick. Very sick.

Even though I hate the fat bastard I do not wish the worst for him.  And this is extremely difficult for me as I have watched Trump call this pandemic a hoax, ridicule those who intelligently and cautiously wore masks and followed the CDC guidelines. It is his own fault that he got sick and I am not going to feel sorry for him.

Today Trump announced that he is "feeling great", even though that feeling of euphoria is mostly like a side effect of the drugs he is taking.  Those same drugs that were denied to all of those Americans that are now suffering from the virus and those who have lost their lives to the virus.  Amazing what paying $750 a year in taxes can buy! What is unconscionable is him saying he may be be immune and intimating that those who suffered and died are weaker than him!  So the over 210,000 Americans who have died from the Trump virus are suckers and losers just like those who served and died for their country!

I am thoroughly pissed off hearing that Trump supporters are upset because the rest of us are not showing him more sympathy and are  hoping for the worse for him.  I do not feel sorry for him, nor do I wish he dies.  I want him to suffer. I want him to get better. I want him to lose the election in the largest landlside in American history. I want him to be tried and convicted of all the crimes he has committed. And then I want him to lose everything he has and spend the rest of his hateful, corrupt, narcissistic miserable life in prison.

Tonight he just ended any hopes the millions of Americans suffering from the effects of the pandemic may have had for some relief by refusing to cooperate with Congress for a stimulus package.  According to his statement, "until after he wins the election".  He's one sick evil bastard! He deserves to suffer, for all of the suffering he has caused.

I'm Really Starting to Worry

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Every day I see the polls that show Joe Biden leading Trump, in some cases by larger margins.  I should feel some degree of comfort for a substantial Trump loss in November, but I don't. I live with the knowledge that Trump has never in his life played by the rules.  Anything he has ever gotten has not been acquired honestly, including his election in 2016.  As his re-election is a mere 90 days away Trump is involved in numerous investigations, including rape, fraud, tax fraud, and money laundering, to name a few.  Most of the crimes he is being investigated for fall under the jurisdiction of New York State, therefore he cannot receive a pardon.  Once he leaves office he can immediately be arrested and could possibly spend the rest of his life in prison.  He is like a dangerous rabid cornered animal afraid of what may await him and his family.

Under normal circumstances, I would feel good that this disgustingly corrupt president will soon be voted out of office.  But these are not normal times.  Every day I see Trump and his minions attack our democratic institutions in an attempt to ensure his re-election and keep him and his family out of jail.  He has declared war on voting by mail and has installed a Trump mega-donor as the new Postmaster General, to destroy the United States Postal Service in an attempt to prevent voting by mail.  He is afraid that people who mail in their ballots will vote against him.

He has even floated the idea that he will postpone the election until the pandemic and its associated economic destruction have passed.  This would clearly be a violation of the Constitution, but I wouldn't doubt that he would try it.  

He has illegally sent federal troops to Portland and other cities to tear gas and arrest peaceful protesters who are merely exercising their First Amendment rights.  But he allowed white, armed militiamen to take over the Michigan state capital and threaten to hang the governor.  He has vilified the Black Lives Matter movement, as a symbol of hate, in an attempt to racially divide the country.  With over 160,000 Americans dead from the coronavirus he continues to attack the medical professionals and insists that families send their children to school during the pandemic. 

In his latest executive orders, he has signaled his intention to destroy social security, the safety net that millions of senior citizens rely upon for survival, and offered a mere pittance to those unemployed Americans trying to live during the pandemic.  His orders did nothing to stop the spread of the Trump virus or ease the suffering of the American people. The executive orders were nothing but propaganda stunts.

Our national intelligence agencies released information that once again there is evidence of foreign involvement in our elections. There is evidence that Russia, China, and Iran have a strong interest in who wins in November.  Intelligence sources point out that China and Iran favor Biden, while Russia favors Trump.  The difference is that while China and Iran may only favor Biden, Russia is actively interfering in our election process already. But Trump only attacks China and Iran for interfering!

In southern states, as usual, attempts at voter suppression targeting people of color, continue but rarely are met with resistance from the predominantly Republican local governments and local courts.  Since the Black and Brown vote may well be the deciding factor in this election, it is easy to see how Trump and the GOP want to diminish the influence of these usually Democratic voters.

It seems as though every morning I wake up to new evidence that Trump is trying to once again steal the election by suppressing the votes of those who oppose him and his administration.  All with the assistance of his master, Putin.  Ordinarily, I would be comforted by the fact that this is a two-party political system, a government of separation of powers, and an honest and effective justice department and judicial system.  But not this year!

First of all the Republicans in Congress have remained in lockstep in their support of every corrupt, unconstitutional, and illegal action Trump has taken to ensure he remains in office and continues to financially benefit from his office, while he vows allegiance to Russia. The Republicans are no doubt terrified of Trump's retaliation for showing any semblance of having any balls by holding him accountable for his actions.  They are not only terrified but I am sure most of them are financially dependent upon Russian money.  If we ever survive this attack on our country and Constitution there should be a Nureneburg-like criminal court to bring these traitors to justice.

Perhaps the most terrifying aspect of this attack on our government is that our very own Justice Department has become the enemy of the American people acting as Trump's own Gestapo. Bullfrog Billy Barr is no longer the attorney general of the country, but Trump's enforcer tasked with protecting Trump at all costs.  Relying on the integrity of the Supreme court and the federal court system has become iffy at best, with some judges and even a Supreme Court justice owing their fealty to Trump.  I can no longer trust our judicial system.

As the election nears not even the press is willing or able to stand up to Trump and ask him questions that need to be asked.  Trump's attacks on the Post Office, Black Lives Matter, voting rights, his relationship to Putin, his rape allegations, his taxes, and most importantly his refusal to address Russia offering bounties to kill American servicemen in Afghanistan, all must be addressed until we get satisfactory answers.  His press conferences are no longer that.  They are campaign rallies and the major television networks allow him to get away with it.  Mainstream media helped him get elected in 2016 by ignoring Clinton and they're doing the same thing now.

I am not confident that we will have a new president in 2021.  Either Trump will refuse to leave if he is defeated, while Congress and the military do nothing or Trump will once again steal the election with Russia's help and the assistance of the Department of Justice. The period between election day and inauguration day will make the pandemic look like a cakewalk.  If Covid-19 doesn't destroy our country, Trump and the GOP will.

Death By Trump

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As of today, over 156,000 Americans have died from the Trump virus, and approximately 1,000 more die each day.  And he does nothing about it, but lie and ignore the facts as put forth by scientists and epidemiologists to help save lives. He has called the pandemic a hoax and downplayed the seriousness of the disease.  He has touted the use of ineffective and outright dangerous drugs as a treatment of a disease he has said will disappear shortly.  He has denied that children can be affected by the virus and are actually immune to the disease. He is even trying to force parents to send their children back to school without adequate protection, as his son continues his education online.

He has fought social distancing, the use of masks to stop the spread of the disease, and called such measures unpatriotic.  All solely to get people back to work to help the economy and help his re-election. His ass-kissing sycophants serving as governors, especially in Southern states, refuse to enact measures to save the lives of their citizens, for fear of drawing the ire of Trump. As of now, the virus is ravaging these states and the governors do nothing.  Blind loyalty to Trump is killing thousands.

Luckily I do not live in the South, under a Republican Trump executioner.  Fortunately, I live in New York where we have a governor who is competent and who has acted quickly and decisively.
But I still do not feel safe from the deadly effect of Trump's dangerous and irresponsible behavior. 

With every poll showing that Trump is losing by rather large margins to Joe Biden, Trump is panicking.  In an attempt to suppress the vote, especially voting by mail, Trump is attacking the Post Office. In May he appointed Luis DeJoy, a major Trump donor to be the new Postmaster General, which gives Trump major control over the workings of the Post Office.  Since DeJoy has taken control he has ordered cost-cutting measures which in essence has caused major delays, in some instances, of postal services including delivery of the mail.
Obviously, Trump wants to dramatically slow the delivery of mail in the future, especially mail-in ballots that could be votes for his opponent. The problem is that not only election ballots will be affected, but everything else handled by the Postal Service, including prescription medications.

From the start of the pandemic people, especially the elderly, have had their prescriptions delivered by the Post Office.  I am one of these people.  I do not want to risk contracting the Trump virus by standing in line at the pharmacy, so I have my medications delivered.  Since Trump has begun to manipulate the Post Office for his benefit I have noticed a slow down of the delivery of my medications.  Before Trump's despicable actions I used to receive my medications 2 to 3 days after they were shipped.  I am now waiting for a week or more.  I am still waiting for one medication to be delivered and I only have one pill left!

I don't think I will be in grave danger if I have to wait a couple of days longer for my medications, but I am sure that some people will suffer very harmful effects or even death if their medications are not delivered in a timely fashion. 

Election day can't come soon enough for millions of us Americans who are in danger of dying because of the actions and inactions of Donald Trump.  I can just see death certificates specifying the cause of death as "death by Trump".

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