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23 March 2020

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Walt

Yup, Proggys are going all in. They must know they are burnt toast come election day.
Dems Dig In: Pass Our Agenda or No Relief
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/03/23/jobs-creators-network-calls-out-millionaires-pelosi-schumer-for-blocking-legislation-to-help-ordinary-americans/#disqus_thread

scenes

I was curious about all of this.

Is the point of the Democratic demands an attempt to sail through all of their policy kinks of the last 50 years? or is it to purposefully detonate the bill in order to properly time the stock market crash for the upcoming election?

Maybe one of our local Blue Mob could chime in.

GeorgeR, doesn't pretty much any White House backed bill have the votes in the Senate? In that case any Elizabeth 'The Harridan' Warren craziness can be ignored I would think. Are the Democrats in lock step and 60 votes not available?

A bit more:

"“Why are Democrats filibustering the bipartisan bill they helped write?” McConnell wondered, ticking through a “Democratic wish list” that he said was preventing an agreement, including tax credits for solar energy and wind energy provisions to force employers to give “special new treatment for big labor,” and new emissions standards for airlines. "

https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/senate-showdown-pandemic-relief-stalls-pelosi-preps-democraticbill/story?id=69749675

So basically we have a national epidemic, a dying economy, a stock market crash, and the Democrats are demanding wind energy tax credits. They are basically playing 'chicken' with our lives and money. I imagine that funding for Planned Parenthood is hidden in there somewhere.

I wonder if the Athens of 430BC had it's own version of Democrats holding out for minimum wages for amphora makers and mass importation of Spartan helots.

scenes

I was curious about all of this.

Is the point of the Democratic demands an attempt to sail through all of their policy kinks of the last 50 years? or is it to purposefully detonate the bill in order to properly time the stock market crash for the upcoming election?

Maybe one of our local Blue Mob could chime in.

GeorgeR, doesn't pretty much any White House backed bill have the votes in the Senate? In that case any Elizabeth 'The Harridan' Warren craziness can be ignored I would think. Are the Democrats in lock step and 60 votes not available?

A bit more:

"“Why are Democrats filibustering the bipartisan bill they helped write?” McConnell wondered, ticking through a “Democratic wish list” that he said was preventing an agreement, including tax credits for solar energy and wind energy provisions to force employers to give “special new treatment for big labor,” and new emissions standards for airlines. "

https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/senate-showdown-pandemic-relief-stalls-pelosi-preps-democraticbill/story?id=69749675

So basically we have a national epidemic, a dying economy, a stock market crash, and the Democrats are demanding wind energy tax credits. They are basically playing 'chicken' with our lives and money. I imagine that funding for Planned Parenthood is hidden in there somewhere.

I wonder if the Athens of 430BC had it's own version of Democrats holding out for minimum wages for amphora makers and mass importation of Spartan helots.

Walt

Scenes. Right new there are five or six Senate Repubs in quarantine, and can't vote. It's a tie vote (for now)
The LIBS are exploiting that.

Walt

Here it is.....
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/senate-republicans-stuck-in-quarantine-as-chaos-unfolds-over-coronavirus-bill

scenes

"Right now there are five or six Senate Repubs in quarantine, and can't vote. It's a tie vote (for now)"

I expect you need 60 votes even if you marched in the Republicans to vote in moon suits.

Bill Tozer

Lindsey speaks

https://www.facebook.com/101043269988443/posts/3024446944314713/

Its not a war against the Chinese virus. Its a war against the people.

Bill Tozer

When you lose the NYT....

https://patriotpost.us/articles/69415-democrats-derail-senates-1-dollars-dot-8t-relief-bill-2020-03-23

https://patriotpost.us/memes/69403-ahead-of-his-time-2020-03-23

Walt

If you go to SFGATE,, you can't find the news about what Nan and Chucky are doing to the relief bill.
Gotta protect the queen.

Bill Tozer

In the Pelosi bill contains pension bailout for McClatchy newspapers and the US Post Office, expand the wind and solar tax credits, if airlines take money they must be carbon nuetral by 202i, if any business takes money they must raise their miminum wage to $15/hour, if hospitals take money they must comply (retrofit) with new OCSA stantards, take money away from ICE (of course), pay off all USPS debts, all companies who take $ must have racial diversity on corporate boards per racial standards, and in it goes for 1,200 pages This is not a ecomonic bailout for the nation, this is a bailout for the Dem Party and a blackmail of We the People...along with airlines, auto industry, businesses...and more.

Don Bessee

What a steaming pile of pelosi -

https://www.foxnews.com/media/christine-pelosi-rand-paul-coronavirus-neighbor-tweet

;-)

Bill Tozer

Ocasio-Cortez: Give stimulus checks to everyone now, collect next year from those who don't need them https://thehill.com/homenews/house/488863-ocasio-cortez-give-stimulus-checks-to-everyone-now-collect-next-year-from

Walt

Tar and feathers is called for.
Can we borrow the guillotine from France?
Just set it up outside of the capitol building outside Pelosi's office window.

Don Bessee

Ooops they didn't want that to go public so soon -

https://www.breitbart.com/2020-election/2020/03/23/pelosi-stimulus-bill-imposes-nationwide-ballot-harvesting-without-any-limit/

;-)

Don Bessee

We have got to stop his improving numbers by censoring the president -

https://www.foxnews.com/media/msnbcs-joe-scarborough-ripped-for-falsely-claiming-no-doctors-were-at-wh-presser-after-urging-networks-to-cut-away

;-)

Don Bessee

Ya got that right senator -

"People are losing their jobs, they are losing their savings, they are losing their 401(k)," Kennedy told "Tucker Carlson Tonight"."We think we know how to get the economy back on its feet over the next 60 to 90 days until we can get control of the virus -- and some of my colleagues are acting like a-holes."

Before bringing on Kennedy, host Tucker Carlson broke down a stimulus bill backed by House Democrats in a brief monologue. Carlson noted that legislation provides that businesses helped by Congress must install diversity officers to regulate hiring practices. It also includes provisions for same-day voter registration, mandatory fuel efficiency requirements for airlines and other notable issues pushed by Democrats.

"I saw a press conference by the Speaker and I mean no disrespect to her, but basically she was saying she wants President Trump to come out and endorse ObamaCare," Kennedy said. "That's not going to happen -- you know that and I know that."

"Basically they want the Green New Deal and they are saying, 'If you Republicans don't endorse it, we are going to strangle the American people economically," he added.

https://www.foxnews.com/media/sen-kennedy-democrats-acting-like-a-holes

;-)

Don Bessee

So the prez beats the press and congress is upside-down -

Monmouth poll gives media lower job approval than Trump amid coronavirus crisis

https://www.foxnews.com/media/monmouth-job-approval-trump-coronavirus

;-)

Bill Tozer

Well there you go.....

Clyburn On Democrats’ Coronavirus Bill Agenda: ‘Tremendous Opportunity To Restructure Things To Fit Our Vision’

http://dlvr.it/RSRPZB

George Rebane

BillT 808pm - They are indeed what they seem - like all totalitarians, their ends justify their means.

Bill Tozer

For those of US in front of the WSJ paywalll, here is a circling the barn link. I am sure a complete list of pork will be made soon. Takes more than a few hours to go through 1,1000 pages of the Pelosi plan. 35 million for the Kennedy Center? Wiping out the Postal Service debts. There goes 8 billion flushed down the Lib punch bowl.

DEMS GOTTA DEM, PELOSI STYLE

https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2020/03/dems-gotta-dem-pelosi-style.php

scenes

It's easy to generate 1100 pages of non-related wish list.

With 400 some Congressxem, you simply ask each senior member of staff (the members themselves are barely smart enough to breath, it's surprising they are prone to illness) for a 2-3 page list of goodies and brilliant ideas couched in bill-talk and you get that many sheets of paper toot sweet.

Either that, or you just cut 'n paste vast swathes of some rejected budget.

But, ya know, if you've got to destroy the country in order to save it, this is a good start.

Bill Tozer

Prediction:

Initially, the New York Times, NBC, and surprisingly a few others blamed The Botox Queen for the failure to come with a Stimulus package to help those affected by the Wuhan Virus and the economy. Prediction? That was just a 24 pass. It’s back to normal now so blame Trump and that dastardly Moscow Mitch, aka, The Grim Reaper....and do not point fingers at the Dems, or else!

MSNBC’s Hayes: Conservatives, Trump Set to Kill a ‘Million’ Seniors to Save Economy

Ah, horse feathers. Pick a card, any card. It’s hard to seperate the media from the Dem Party, so I guess this post may be on topic.
https://www.newsbusters.org/

scenes

"like all totalitarians, their ends justify their means."

I wonder if it's totalitarian thinking, or simply the sort of government you get when add together the legislative kinks of numerous individuals.

With a coalition of La Razans, crazy harridan lady lawyers, the Black Congressional Caucus, urban environmental activists, single-issue anti-gun and pro-abortion folks, you end up with great lumps of law where everybody gets their favorite restriction or loots the public treasury just a little bit.

The effect is the same as totalitarianism, but the intent might be different. You don't need a Stalin if everybody together produces the outline of one.

scenes

re: BillT@8:24AM

I suspect that MSM content producers are on a pretty short leash. The party line will come down with a couple of phone calls.

Like Spengler said:

“The press today is an army with carefully organized weapons, the journalists its officers, the readers its soldiers. The reader neither knows nor is supposed to know the purposes for which he is used and the role he is to play.”

Bill Tozer

Another consideration. The media has basically shut down criticism of China and stopped that noise after the opening salvos a few days ago. Floodgates are now closed. So, who are the Dems/Leftinistas beholden too? They do share similar beliefs and propensities to squelch and control as the Chinese Communist Party.

Walt

Necessity breeds innovation.
https://www.oregonlive.com/coronavirus/2020/03/portland-strip-club-forced-to-close-so-dancers-now-do-delivery.html

scenes

Gotta love 'em.

http://archive.is/RUWyx

scenes

BillT@9:12

"So, who are the Dems/Leftinistas beholden too? "

It's a tricky thing and not clear to me. What drives the sinophile lobby?

. The Chinese and Trump are opponents. Therefore the Chinese are good.
. Multinationals can make money being in bed with the Chinese government.
. The Blue Mob, not making things of value, aren't direct competitors with the Chinese
. There's quite a lot of Chinese state efforts to drive US opinion, plus money.
. ?

Buck Sexton

Time for you good old boys to step up to the plate and take one for the team.

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick suggests he, other seniors willing to die to get economy going again
“Those of us who are 70 plus, we’ll take care of ourselves. But don’t sacrifice the country,” Patrick told Tucker Carlson.

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/texas-lt-gov-dan-patrick-suggests-he-other-seniors-willing-n1167341

Buck Sexton

Another Rush Limbaugh wannabe who got into politics, Dan Goeb Patrick is an American radio talk show host and politician. He is the 42nd and current lieutenant governor of Texas, and one who believes in the China solution.

scenes

"Time for you good old boys to step up to the plate and take one for the team."

You can make that case, although my prediction is that people over 60 (or some similar age) need to go into quarantine for a year or so. The infection can burn through the rest of the population who will have sufficient hospital facilities for the occasional serious situation. Given that the Blue Mob trends young, this whole situation will help them get those paid-for houses they are owed.

More on the Chinese

How Propaganda Gets Transmitted from China to Leftist Influencers
https://archive.is/pd6py

now that the Chinese have moved the war to the epidemic front, the sides appear to be more firmly drawn up.

Blue Mob + China + multinationals
vs.
The Deplorables and One Man and his Twitter Machine

Ironic that the Left coalition is made up of both PETA and people that eat anything on four legs (or more), but maybe they'll all get something they want in this deal.

Someday I should collect up some of the Chinese wet market footage I run into for everyone's edification.

scenes

another china item

WHO Claimed In January Wuhan Virus Couldn’t Be Transmitted to Humans, Because China Said It Wasn’t Contagious, Destroyed Evidence

https://archive.is/r1L06

Gotta love this timeline.

. Man eats aquarium cleaner
. Dies
. Blames Trump

Buck Sexton

The Deplorables meet with the Demons and strike a compromise,

Among other provisions, the two sides appeared to have reached an agreement, at least in principle, to ensure substantial oversight over a $500 billion economic stabilization fund that would be used to bail out distressed companies, according to two officials familiar with the talks. The officials, who were not authorized to discuss them publicly, said the details were still being worked out.

Despite a sense of desperation in both parties and at the White House about quickly enacting legislation to deliver critical financial support to businesses forced to shutter and relief to hard-pressed American families, sharp ideological differences between Republicans and Democrats have made it difficult to finalize a compromise.

The deep well of distrust between Democrats and Mr. Trump had been hampering agreement, and the shadow of the last huge government aid program approved by Congress — the Wall Street bailout in 2008 — hung over the talks, a cautionary tale of the political risks of sending federal money to corporations with unpredictable consequences.

fish

Posted by: scenes | 24 March 2020 at 09:59 AM

. Man eats aquarium cleaner
. Dies
. Blames Trump


Peter Jennings?

Buck Sexton

Resident Troll?

Posted by: scenes | 24 March 2020 at 09:59 AM

. Man eats aquarium cleaner
. Dies
. Blames Trump


Peter Jennings?

Walt

No,, that would be you,,, BS..(funny how that fits the new you,)

Walt

OPPPsssss
https://dailycaller.com/2020/03/24/axios-correction-trump-fish-cleaner/
"Axios issued a story correction and deleted a tweet suggesting President Donald Trump’s call to explore an anti-malaria drug as a coronavirus treatment caused people to ingest fish-tank cleaner

The issue arose after a man died and his wife was put in critical condition in Arizona after ingesting cleaner with chloroquine phosphate as an ingredient, the same drug commonly used to fight malaria. Axios and other outlets connected the incident to Trump’s calls for the U.S. to explore the drug as a coronavirus treatment"

Walt

And one for the fake news watchers.
https://www.foxnews.com/media/msnbc-deletes-tweet-coronavirus-could-kill-50-percent-americans

Don Bessee

They should pull the plug on creepy grampa joes home studio but then again it does provide a steady stream of giggles -

https://www.foxnews.com/media/cnns-jake-tapper-teaches-biden-how-to-cough

;-)

Don Bessee

Now you know why LA had such a run on guns, they know their politicians -

https://www.foxla.com/news/la-county-sheriff-orders-gun-stores-to-close-adds-1300-deputies-to-patrol

;-)

Bill Tozer

Scenes
"So, who are the Dems/Leftinistas beholden too? "
Glad you asked. I am sure ya heard about this on Lamestream media, right?

‘Bipartisan resolution condemns China's handling of coronavirus outbreak’

“A group of House lawmakers led by Reps. Jim Banks (R-Ind.) and Seth Moulton (D-Mass.) have offered a resolution condemning the Chinese government's handling of the coronavirus outbreak.

The bipartisan resolution, on which Moulton is currently the only Democratic signatory, accuses regional health and security authorities in China's Hubei province and elsewhere in the country of tamping down on efforts by scientists to study the disease early on and publish information publicly about its effects.

Banks and Moulton's resolution also condemns alleged acts of censorship perpetrated by Chinese authorities against doctors and other health authorities and calls for the Chinese government to publicly repudiate rumors that the virus was spread by the U.S. military or that it originated outside of China.”

https://thehill.com/homenews/house/489253-bipartisan-resolution-condemns-chinas-handling-of-coronavirus-outbreak

Hmmm. Let’s see now. Only one Dem of the 230 or so voted to condemn’s handling of the Wuhan Virus and the Commies ordering the destruction of all research that is contrary to the Party line. My, my, how time flies. Just last Dec 4th, the House voted 401-1 to condemn China’s treatment of Chinese Muslims. That says it all.

The Demonic Party Reveals Itself, indeed. Bash Christians, bash Trump, and cheer for economic and public health destruction. That be rather demonic and the forgotten man shall remain forgotten.

Bill Tozer

Re: The Democrat Party reveals itself, aka, The Demdemic. Quotes go here today.

Insight: “When a government takes over a people’s economic life it becomes absolute, and when it has become absolute it destroys the arts, the minds, the liberties and the meaning of the people it governs.” —Maxwell Anderson (1888-1959)

Never let a crisis go to waste: “Instead of taking that legislation — urgent, necessary legislation — and passing it quickly, Democrats have now decided to allow Speaker Pelosi to block it through proxies here in the Senate so that she can rewrite the bill with a ton of crap that has absolutely nothing to do with the public health emergency that we face at this moment,” —Sen. Ben Sasse

For the record: “Democrats won’t let us fund hospitals or save small businesses unless they get to dust off the green New Deal.” —Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell

Observations: “The money [Congress] will eventually send to taxpayers isn’t a handout. It is our money that they took in the first place to pay the cost of conducting government. When the check arrives to your house, it is doing just that — the government shut down the economy of this country and that is costing money. They are paying for it with the checks they send.” —Peter Heck

Straight from the horse’s mouth: “This is a tremendous opportunity to restructure things to fit our vision.” —Majority Whip James Clyburn

Braying jackass: “Let me be clear: Donald Trump is not to blame for the coronavirus, but he does bear responsibility for our response, and I, along with every American hope he steps up and starts to get this right.” —Joe Biden

Alpha jackass: “Rand Paul’s neighbor was right.” —Nancy Pelosi’s daughter, Christine, seemingly condoning the despicable assault on Senator Paul

Non compos mentis and dezinformatsiya all in one: “A man has died after ingesting chloroquine phosphate — one of the anti-malaria drugs that Trump has mentioned in recent days.” —Axios, which later revealed, “We have deleted this tweet and corrected our story because it did not reflect the full nature of the self-medication done with an additive commonly used to clean fish tanks.”

And last… “This country was founded by geniuses, but it’s being run by a bunch of idiots.” —Sen. John Kennedy


Bill Tozer

There appears cracks in the Pelosi Bailout of the Liberal Party Wet Dream Bill.

A holdup with the R’s is over a provision that Planned Parenthood is to become eligible for small business loans. WTF, PP gave 200 million to the Hilary Campaign and manned Democrat phone banks soliciting donations for Dem candidates.

Another holdup is Schumer snuck in a DACA quasi amnesty provision into Stimulus to fight the virus.

Bill Tozer

PELOSI CAVES
Nancy Pelosi has thrown in the towel on her attempt to misuse the Wuhan virus epidemic to sneak partisan legislation that has never been able to make it through Congress into law.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday that she will attempt to pass the Senate’s coronavirus economic stimulus package – putting aside the alternative, projected $2.5 trillion measure that she proposed.

The California Democrat said she’ll try to pass the Senate’s projected $1.8 trillion measure by unanimous consent, meaning House members can say yes without having to come to Capitol Hill to vote.

One can only imagine how bad the Democrats’ polling must have been to cause such a hasty retreat. The Democrats had no one behind them except their most extremist supporters, like the New York Times.

Links? Ok

https://justthenews.com/government/congress/pelosi-says-she-will-try-passing-senates-coronavirus-stimulus-without-members?

OUR GARBAGE MEDIA IN ONE STORY

https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2020/03/our-garbage-media-in-one-story.php
—————
Never let a crisis go to waste. Come on in, the water is warm and spigot is open.

Swung on and missed.

Sens. Bernie Sanders, Liz Warren’s Former Advisers Helped Author A $2 Trillion Green Energy Stimulus Deal

https://dailycaller.com/2020/03/24/democrats-green-new-deal-coronavirus-stimulus/

Tell me again this is not political, roflmao.

Walt

The smartest thing Joementia has said yet.
https://www.breitbart.com/clips/2020/03/24/biden-in-awkward-exchanges-with-msnbcs-wallace-its-probably-best-i-dont-keep-talking/#disqus_thread
"‘It’s Probably Best I Don’t’ Keep Talking"

George Rebane

And here's how one of our local liberal worthies sees the legislative holdup on RL Crabb's blog - "... but I really don’t see the Dems asking for anything but help for everyday folk, small businesses, non-profits, and healthcare workers, while republicans are attempting to give non-tax-paying corporations yet another half trillion of our hard-earned money." The man has obviously not seen any report of what the Dems have attempted to put in the bill, and consuming only lamestream outlets, he remains terminally ignorant. And that is why we are way beyond the tipping point.

Don Bessee

@703 - So ya talking points for ignorant lefties by someone who likely does not actually pay federal taxes and likely gets the earned income tax credit and sure as hell does not have any investments. LOL

;-)

Don Bessee

WOW, the LA County Counsel reversed the liberal sheriff on gun stores -

Los Angeles, the nation’s largest county with 10 million residents, enacted a stay-at-home order last week that required all nonessential businesses to close to slow the spread of the virus.
The county order — and an executive order from Gov. Gavin Newsom — did not specifically mention gun shops, prompting the Los Angeles County counsel's office to issue a statement late Tuesday saying it has “opined that gun stores qualify as essential businesses.”

It was not immediately clear what the conflicting guidance meant for gun stores.

Guns Direct in Burbank closed following the sheriff's instructions, but reopened Tuesday afternoon after Burbank police told them the store was considered an essential business, FOXLA reported.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/los-angeles-sheriff-gun-shops-223914509.html

;-)

Bill Tozer

@ 7:03 PM
Can't really blame the local lefties. They are in the dark.

'NY Times Finally Gets Around to Blaming McConnell for Democrats' Blocking Coronavirus Relief Package'

"(Mitch) emerged on Sunday evening with a bill that would provide a lot of help for corporate executives and shareholders, and not nearly enough for American workers. It would let the Treasury Department hand out hundreds of billions of dollars to corporations — potentially including businesses owned by President Trump — without requiring a binding commitment to preserve jobs and wages. And the bailouts could remain secret for six months.

Translation: McConnell wouldn't cave to help highlight the Democrats' election-year narrative"

https://pjmedia.com/trending/ny-times-finally-gets-around-to-blaming-mcconnell-for-democrats-blocking-coronavirus-relief-package/

Bill Tozer

The demontic party reveals itself.

https://trib.al/Ruutr7N

Gregory

An interesting piece in a new opinion magazine from Britain:

https://thecritic.co.uk/the-coronavirus-cover-up/

It fits the facts as I know them...

Scott O

Gregory 11:16 - But those aren't the facts that are convenient. The important thing here is to blame the Bad Orange Man and use the occasion to push through a left wing political agenda.
OK - (sarc off)
We notice the left wingy folks that post here are rather silent on the subject concerning the ongoing horrific civil rights violations of their pals in China.
And the suppression of the free flow of information by the Chi-Coms.
But Trump is an "existential threat".
Lunacy.

fish

Posted by: Scott O | 25 March 2020 at 07:14 AM


I don't know why you are confused Scott..... in the eyes of leftys (progressives) Concentration Camps (Uighur's & others holding political views in opposition to the regime) and slave labor (slave labor) are perfectly fine as long your country (government) has "Peoples Republic" somewhere in its name.

Bill Tozer

Well, it is not just be this time that noticed that Peloski is withholding aid to the American people for a quid pro pro.

https://i1.wp.com/www.powerlineblog.com/ed-assets/2020/03/Screen-Shot-2020-03-24-at-2.56.28-PM.png?w=843&ssl=1

https://i0.wp.com/www.powerlineblog.com/ed-assets/2020/03/Screen-Shot-2020-03-24-at-11.14.41-AM.png?w=936&ssl=1
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https://i1.wp.com/www.powerlineblog.com/ed-assets/2020/03/Screen-Shot-2020-03-22-at-7.24.30-PM.png?w=1160&ssl=1

scenes

re: Gregory@11:16PM

Good catch on an article. Here's the money shot of the Chinese article they reference (translated from Chinese surprisingly). Direct from an organ of the Chinese government

"Not only that, the U.S. government also announced that restricting the entry of Chinese and foreigners who have visited China into the U.S. is actually an indirect declaration of a travel ban on China, which isolates other countries in the world from China, and has a great economic impact on China.

  These practices in the United States are very unkind. They can be described as falling into the ground and killing people while they are ill. Now China's new crown pneumonia epidemic has been controlled. Except for Wuhan, new confirmed cases have been added in single digits. But it's getting worse.

  If China retaliates against the United States at this time, in addition to announcing a travel ban on the United States, it will also announce strategic control over medical products and ban exports to the United States. Then the United States will be caught in the ocean of new crown viruses.

  According to the US CDC officials, most masks in the United States are made in China and imported from China. If China bans the export of masks to the United States, the United States will fall into the mask shortage, and the most basic measures to prevent the new crown virus are Can't do it.

  Also according to the US CDC officials, most of the drugs in the United States are imported, and some drugs are imported from Europe. However, Europe also places the production base of these drugs in China, so more than 90% of the US imported drugs are Related to China. The implication is that at this time, as long as China announces that drugs are banned for export as far as possible domestically, the United States will fall into the hell of the new crown pneumonia epidemic."

.....................
So they've moved from threatening the US on the bond market to threatening it on the epidemic market...which they produced in the first place.

Anyone that doesn't see the need for a commercial disengagement from China is blind. Bummer that the Blue Mob will defend anyone as long as Trump is a shared target. Steve Bannon is exactly correct on the threat they represent.

Don Bessee

Well of course the mayor of a socialist dem shithole would ignore the guidelines and mount a virtue signaling plan -

https://www.breitbart.com/health/2020/03/25/coronavirus-l-a-mayor-eric-garcetti-homeless-plan-ignores-cdc-guidelines/

;-)

George Rebane

scenes 921am - This version of the now obvious is an excellent reprise and reminder to our chorus of informed readers. Now if you could only fashion the message in a form that can nail its landing between the ears of our liberal readers.

Don Bessee

Time put creepy grampa joe back in the basement -

https://www.breitbart.com/2020-election/2020/03/25/watch-joe-biden-postpones-on-camera-press-briefing-after-disastrous-tv-appearances/

;-)

Buck Sexton

The Deplorables have just heard from the Mother Ship,

https://twitter.com/AnthonyAdragna/status/1242522005607505926/photo/1

Buck Sexton

Trump's denial program is working as predicted,

https://twitter.com/markmackinnon/status/1242798008170938369/photo/1

fish

Posted by: Buck Sexton | 25 March 2020 at 12:09 PM


Like I said dugsKKKi....embrace it!

Buck Sexton

Come on you Chickenhawks, no one is going to steal your toilet paper stash while you are volunteering to push wheelchairs at the hospital. What happened to your Super Patriotism?

Your boys at Fox have given you your marching orders

No more whiny excuses like your grandkids 'need' you.

https://news.yahoo.com/fox-news-brit-hume-entirely-131616086.html?soc_src=hl-viewer&soc_trk=fb

fish

Posted by: Buck Sexton | 25 March 2020 at 12:22 PM


Tell the pretty, pretty Governor that and I'll go back to work today dugsKKKi!


How about you dugsKKKi.....just hanging in the single wide waiting for the reaper?

fish

Posted by: Buck Sexton | 25 March 2020 at 12:22 PM

I figured that honor would demand that you step up to protect California dugsKKKi! Sounds like that rainy day fund isn't going to last very long!

Time to buck up and decline to accept your meager pension.....for the good of the state!


https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-03-25/california-20-billion-budget-reserve-may-get-wiped-out-by-coronavirus-crisis

Don Bessee

Will he make it to a brokered convention? -

Joe Biden's gaffe-filled coronavirus media blitz drives negative headlines

https://www.foxnews.com/media/biden-media-gaffes-coronavirus

;-)

Walt

Come on Dougy,, just because you keep losing the argument with Alexa, doesn't mean you can come here and complain.

fish

Posted by: Don Bessee | 25 March 2020 at 12:44 PM


Some talk about drafting Cuomo at the convention....the most unkind cut of all for the GaffeMaster. In either case, they just need to keep the body viable until after the election.....at that point I imagine we can start planning the State Funeral!

The Dems know they are really electing a president from the "back seat"!

Walt

Cuomo is grooming himself to steal the nomination from Joementia.
He's actually copying Trump's daily briefings to "look" presidential.

The Estonian Fox

Some of the recommendations from the Event 201 Pandemic Exercise:

from #3-...The fear and uncertainty experienced during past outbreaks, even those limited to a national or regional level, have sometimes led to unjustified border measures, the closure of customer-facing businesses, import bans, and the cancellation of airline flights and international shipping... (This counters an excerpt from "Reality's Notebook" which states "real world events always override theoretical considerations")

from #4 - ...In the event of a severe pandemic, countries may need population-level supplies of safe and effective medical countermeasures, including vaccines, therapeutics, and diagnostics... (Ibid.)

from #5 - ...A catastrophic-level outbreak can also have profound and long-lasting effects on entire industries, the economy, and societies in which business operates... (Ibid)

For those of you interested, "Reality's Notebook" was first printed in Sumeria, 3450 BC, still in print, author unknown. Makes for a good, if very heavy, read. Notebook also says to Presume that government is guilty until proven innocent. Methinks George might be a bit older than he admits.

George Rebane

California's $20B "budget reserve" is nothing but kool-aid for the liberals. Owing hundreds of billions in unfunded liabilities, the state's Big Liars are like someone with a $1,000 mortgage payment due that he can't pay while waving a $20 bill bragging that he's flush. The only amazing part is that most of today's Californians believe that bullshit line.

Buck Sexton

Very good impression!

https://twitter.com/kenolin1/status/1242852430582341639?s=20

George Rebane

Eesti Rebane 133pm - Thanks for the heads up on that significant tome. I'm happy to hear that 'govt is guilty until proven innocent' has such an impressive imprimatur. Did that august author also advise how we could convince collectivists of that great truth?

Don Bessee

Manufacturing? Not really anything but a pr stunt -

Vice reports that New York state inmates working to make hand sanitizer during the coronavirus outbreak are actually tasked with repackaging an unknown company’s product as Governor Andrew Cuomo’s vaunted “NYS Clean” hand sanitizer.

Earlier in March, Cuomo declared that prison labor would be used to produce “superior” hand sanitizer purportedly in an effort to combat price gouging.

“This is also much less expensive than anything the government could buy—a gallon bottle is $6.10, the 7-ounce bottle is $1.12 our cost, and then there’s a very small size… which is 84 cents,” Cuomo boasted of its value. “So it’s much cheaper for us to make it ourselves than to buy it on the open market.” He compared it favorably against Purell and asserted it was yet another product made within New York.

However, Vice reports a New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision spokesperson told them inmates are simply re-bottling sanitizer from an unnamed source with the “NYS Clean” branding for distribution.

An anonymous inmate within the Great Meadow Correctional Facility in Comstock, New York, also claimed that Cuomo’s “NYS Clean” hand sanitizer is, in fact, just another brand being re-bottled by the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision’s Division of Industries — also known as “Corcraft.”

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/03/25/claim-new-york-inmates-re-bottling-hand-sanitizer-not-manufacturing-it/

;-)

Walt

Don. Cuomo better show where that distillery is on prison grounds. Or the tank trucks importing that grain alcohol and gelling agent.

I would love to see the complete supply chain.

Bill Tozer

Old news for us here, but might be new news for those in the dark. Demonic Party doing what they always do. Lie, steal, cheap, stomp on people’s feet.

Headline reads: ‘How Did Dems Put a 1,000-Page COVID Bill Together in 1 Weekend? They Didn't - We've Been Set Up’

“I think there is real optimism that we could get something done in the next few hours,” she [Botox Queen] said in an interview with CNBC.

If it has poison pills in it — and they know certain things are poison pills — then they don’t want unanimous consent, they just want an ideological statement.

I don’t know if that’s straight-up gangsta or just an utter lack of self-awareness.

Either way, this is an unserious response to the most serious crisis our nation’s faced since the 2008 economic collapse.”

https://www.westernjournal.com/dems-put-1000-page-covid-bill-together-1-weekend-didnt-set/?ff_source=facebook&ff_medium=thenewvoice

Bill Tozer

Don @ 2:22 pm

A public service announcement.

The gals at the local gas station told me what to do about the lack of hand sanitizer (“everybody is out”) that they use and were kind enough to let me have a squirt. Since the local markets are still out of hand sanitizer and rubbing alcohol and other stuff, they came up with a great idea. Luckily I have the ingredients here at home.

Take some aloe vera skin lotion. Add rubbing alcohol. Put in dispenser, and you are good to go.

I asked where they came up with that idea, they told me they read the ingredients on the back of an empty hand sanitizer bottle, lol. My neighbor uses soap and water and then a dash of gasoline to kill viruses, lol. Humans are adaptable. Neighbor says gasoline works great on poison oak. I told him to rub his hands and arms in a mixture of bleach and water before going in poison oak and tearing it out....the watered down bleach forms a layer of soap that PO does not penetrate.

Lotion and rubbing alcohol is all that is in the popular hand sanitizer...aloe vera lotion, but I figure anything like that would work.

Bill Tozer

Re: update

The 'War on Virus' — What's Our Exit Strategy?

https://patriotpost.us/alexander/69487-the-war-on-virus-whats-our-exit-strategy-2020-03-25

Walt

Now the N.Y. "experts" say,,, "screw the W.H."
https://dailycaller.com/2020/03/25/new-york-coronavirus-white-house/
"A New York’s health commissioner contradicted coronavirus guidance from the White House on Wendesday, telling people who have been to New York City recently that they should not, in fact, quarantine.

Coronavirus task force member Dr. Deborah Birx on Tuesday urged anyone who had been to New York City recently to self-quarantine, as there was a significant chance they contracted the virus. NY commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker, however, said that part of the White House’s guidance wasn’t necessary."

Don Bessee

More bad news for the socialist dems, how high will the approval numbers go? -

President Trump’s daily White House coronavirus briefings are a ratings hit.
The president, who has taken the lead in the task force’s daily updates to the nation, has attracted an average audience of about 8.5 million viewers on cable news — about the number of viewers who watched the season finale of “The Bachelor,” The New York Times reported on Wednesday, citing Nielsen numbers.

And as the outbreak continues to surge across the country and more Americans abide by shelter-in-place orders in a number of states, the viewership is increasing.
Monday’s briefing drew 12.2 million people on CNN, MSNBC and Fox News, ratings similar to those of “Monday Night Football.”

https://nypost.com/2020/03/25/trumps-white-house-coronavirus-briefings-draw-bachelor-mnf-ratings/

;-)

Don Bessee

Could it be that NY is a shithole x15 ? -

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/03/25/andrew-cuomo-ny-has-15-times-coronavirus-cases-of-ca-because-we-welcome-people/

;-)

Walt

And now some news about Proggy run NPR
https://dailycaller.com/2020/03/25/white-house-npr-stop-coronavirus-task-force-daily-press-briefings/
"KUOW, the NPR station broadcasting across Washington’s Puget Sound, announced Tuesday night that they “will not be airing the briefings live due to a pattern of false or misleading information that cannot be fact checked in real time.” "

scenes

re: DonB@4:06PM

"New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday that the state was getting hit hardest in the United States because of their welcoming spirit.
Cuomo noted that New York had 15 times the coronavirus cases of California and other states and offered his opinion about why that was the case.
“Because we welcome people from across the globe,” he said. “We have people coming here, we have people who came here from China, who came here from Italy, who came here from all across the globe.”

I think that's a fair statement. It's a nicer way to say "mobile diversity = more likelihood of disease".

When this is over and people start grinding through the numbers, I wonder how much will be hushed up.

It isn't like coastal cities get scads of passenger ships and airplanes fly everywhere, so realistically what percentage of outbreak will be attributed to....

* God's disfavor
* population density
* local weather
* amount of mass transit
* high percentage of Chinese immigrants and Chinese nationals (who fly to China regularly?)

betcha that any study that shows that last value will make sure the authors don't get tenure. In modern America, any kind of noticing is a crime.

George Rebane

scenes 441pm - Amen! America founded by geniuses, run by idiots.

Buck Sexton

One day it's like a miracle, it will disappear, Team Trump is trying to get this ad pulled,

https://twitter.com/HamillHimself/status/1242969360181776385?s=20

Don Bessee

Based on his disasters this week in interviews and speeches you could understand his ducking comrade Bernie -

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/03/25/joe-biden-done-with-bernie-sanders-weve-had-enough-debates/

;-)

Scott O

BS 5:58 - So, chopped up audio with portions of sentences taken out of context and mashed together are the best you can come up with as an anti-Trump ad?
It's childish, imbecilic, dis-honest and ...ah - about par for the course for you leftys.
Can any of you TDS sufferers tell me why you need to fabricate lies about Trump if he's so bad for our country?

Don Bessee

You might feel sorry for creepy grampa joe if you didn't know who was pulling his strings to the left -

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/bidens-claim-professor-after-leaving-senate-confusion

;-)

Scott O

Don 7:37 - They'll hang Joe out as bait until the convention. There's no way they're going to run this guy in Nov.

Bill Tozer

The 60 second clip of Biden struggling with the teleprompter last week says it all. How would you like that guy handling the a crisis or pandemic or any unexpected emergency that will be coming down the pike. Joe Biden simply is not the man (or woman) to lead anything expect the pandems.

Sometimes I wonder if Joe is just a sock puppet, judging by the pandem puppets here.

George Rebane

So this is why some lamestream outlets are saying the Trump is putting out false information in his daily briefings.
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/03/19/chloroquine-known-as-effective-against-coronavirus-since-2005/

scenes

oopsie:
https://www.teaparty247.org/ny-health-officials-told-residents-to-gather-for-chinese-new-year-in-defiance-of-coronavirus-that-ended-well/

cnn chooses sides:
https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/22/opinions/sinophobia-coronavirus-response-liu/index.html

dunno if it works, but worth a try department. From India:
https://icmr.nic.in/sites/default/files/upload_documents/HCQ_Recommendation_22March_final_MM_V2.pdf

Hopefully the doctors in India are smarter than Aquarium Cleaner Man.

Don Bessee

While the bill has some crap but at least not the New Green Deal botox Nancy shit. The show of unity will have its benefits. -

WASHINGTON – The Senate approved its largest emergency aid package in modern history that will offer $2 trillion to help Americans, hospitals and businesses weather the effects of the coronavirus. The vote late Wednesday night was 96-0.

The bill will now go to the House for approval before it’s sent to President Donald Trump for his signature.

House Majority Leader, Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Md., announced that the House will vote on the $2 trillion bill Friday, and that they will convene at 9 a.m.

"We expect the bill to pass by voice vote," he said.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2020/03/25/coronavirus-mcconnell-schumer-trump-admin-announce-stimulus-deal/5076640002/

;-)

Bill Tozer

A collapsing dollar does care about a epidemic. A run on the Treasury does not care one hoot about COVID-19. Neither does emergency spending or the US’s reputation of backing its Treasury bonds with the full faith and credit of the US government care one lick about The Plague. There is not a drop of compassion in that bottle. A destroyed economy does not care about wars or famines or pestilence. Two plus two does not contain emotion, love, or hate, or intentions.

With that said, folks need checks sent out this week. No time for games, no time for political gamesmanship. This is why is it unconscionable Peloski threw. the proverbial wrench in the cog of the wheel, especially when one considers Mitch said they were on the 5 yard line, Schumer said they were on the 2 yard line and the Botox Queen comes out at the 11th hour and says, “I am the boss of the Senate and boss of the President and boss of the entire government.”

The old refrain of “people are dying” suddenly does not apply to Trump. The recent Leftinista refrain that Trump is fiddling while Rome burns is referring to Peloski, not Trump.

You hop in bed with a dog, you are going to get fleas.
——
Liz Peek: Nancy Pelosi's coronavirus blunder – holding up aid package her fourth major error

https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/liz-peek-nancy-pelosis-coronavirus-blunder-holding-up-aid-package-her-fourth-major-error

Getting harder and harder to hide what’s behind the curtain. Behind the curtain is the Demotic Party.

Bill Tozer

What to believe, oh what to believe? One young writer’s opinion.


‘Inaccurate Virus Models Are Panicking Officials Into Ill-Advised Lockdowns’

How a handful of Democratic activists created alarming, but bogus data sets to scare local and state officials into making rash, economy-killing mandates

https://thefederalist.com/2020/03/25/inaccurate-virus-models-are-panicking-officials-into-ill-advised-lockdowns/

‘Point of no return’ sounds like 8 years left due to the Climate Crisis Emergency.

scenes

'Demotic' Hang on, isn't that a language or writing style? Maybe дьяволic.

Spent a few minutes looking for Chloroquine studies (note to self, don't drink aquarium cleaner). A certain amount of arguments. My guess is that the US medical establishment (rightfully so) is being conservative on calling it a magic pill, there's quite a lot of overenthusiastic websites (gotta get them clicks), and a few semi-real papers and articles with no real details and smallish sample sizes (if any), mostly surrounding Chinese studies. Hope it works.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32074550
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32205204
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32173110
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32171740
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32164085

What I'm really struck by is how badly the Blue Mob doesn't want this to work. It's really remarkable. Simply because Trump mentioned it as a hopeful thing. Bloomberg news is firmly in the anti-Chloroquine camp, other MSM seems pretty neutral, but man, the liberal forums are buzzing with hatred for the idea. It's really something.

Bill Tozer

@ 10:01 pm

Is it just me....or have you noticed that Bloomberg News has not only treated China with kid gloves and lack of articles remotely critical of The People's Republic of China, but has acted as the propaganda of the Chinese Communist Party?
----------
'Secretary Of State Pompeo: World Will Hold China Responsible For What Has Happened'

https://www.dailywire.com/news/secretary-of-state-pompeo-world-will-hold-china-responsible-for-what-has-happened

scenes

re BT@10:13PM

Well, you can guess why.

https://theintercept.com/2020/02/18/mike-bloomberg-lp-nda-china/

https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2019/12/michael-bloomberg-china-pbs-climate-xi-dictator.html

https://www.newsmax.com/politics/michael-bloomberg-emoluments-business-conflict-of-interest/2020/01/01/id/948038/

https://www.newsmax.com/politics/michaelbloomberg-xijinping-greenhouse-gas/2019/12/01/id/944004/

lol. Oh, wait. I forgot. Orange Hitler is in the pocket of the Russkies.

Bill Tozer

Orange Hilter...or Orange Julius.

https://www.facebook.com/203805062990264/posts/3520926744611396/

Bill Tozer

With all this gloom and doom, indulge me while I present a feel good story....a silver lining if you prefer. Yes, there is hope and hope is a mainstay. We have been gifted with a reprieve, however brief it may be. Enjoy it while it lasts.

‘COVID-19 and the Disappearance of SJWs’

“During 2019 BC (Before Coronavirus), every morning brought at least one or two headlines of some person or group newly offended in the culture wars. Some sportscaster would make an innocuous comment, be labeled a misogynist, and find himself packing his bags. A speaker would arrive at a college campus where an angry mob would shout her down as a racist and drive her from the stage. Parents protesting a sex education program promoting masturbation for elementary school students were attacked as homophobes.
These were just some of the burning issues of 2019 BC.

In 2020 AC, not even crickets.”

https://www.intellectualtakeout.org/covid-19-and-the-disappearance-of-sjws/
——————————
Other writers have pointed out what a blessing COVID-19 has bestowed upon us by removing the daily stories about St Greta of Thunberg from our midst. Like finally getting that splinter out of a throbbing thumbs after several days. Oh what a relief it is.

The Pandemic blew St. Greta off our screens. But, that may be short lived. Greta, the attention whore, announced that she got the virus and has self-isolated as she has bravely fights off COVID-19 and expects a full recovery when the smoke clears. A 17 year old with the Wuhan SARS????????? Well, she is an unusual 17 year old.

The 17 year old will soon be back in action, shaming us all. I, for one, have enjoyed the temporary reprieve. I know, how dare I. Always a silver lining. Times may be uncertain, but life is good.

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