I've been reading these stories about the anti-lockdown protests, and the latest I read had to do with a local congresswoman in Michigan having to be escorted to her office with armed guards, because we had a bunch of racist caucasion folk protesting with their damned rifles right in the legislature. I also read where some of these whack jobs have been making threats against health care workers, especially those who come out to counter protest and urge everyone to stay at home.
WTF is wrong with you people, are you totally crazy or are you so deluded by our buffoon-in-chief that you think this is all cool?
I understand some wanting to go back to work because their jobs weren't judged essential and so they were home not getting any pay, and of COURSE the federal govmint isn't going to help them, after all they are below the radar and all...
...but what about the rest of you selfish bastids who are only thinking of yourself and what you CAN'T do right now?
It's because of you and your kind that I have to stay at home in order to avoid exposure to covid-19.
It's because of you and your kind that my fiance has to go out with a mask and gloves so he doesn't get exposed, he has diabetes, but it's more of a threat to MY life so he goes out and gets our food...
It's because of you people that are not using your brains, your head is no more useful than a hat rack, that make it so hard, and cause the spread of this pandemic to keep on keeping on.( Collapse )
April 25, 2020
By Fintan O’Toole
THE WORLD HAS LOVED, HATED AND ENVIED THE U.S. NOW, FOR THE FIRST TIME. WE PITY IT
Over more than two centuries, the United States has stirred a very wide range of feelings in the rest of the world: love and hatred, fear and hope, envy and contempt, awe and anger. But there is one emotion that has never been directed towards the US until now: pity.
However bad things are for most other rich democracies, it is hard not to feel sorry for Americans. Most of them did not vote for Donald Trump in 2016. Yet they are locked down with a malignant narcissist who, instead of protecting his people from Covid-19, has amplified its lethality. The country Trump promised to make great again has never in its history seemed so pitiful.
Will American prestige ever recover from this shameful episode? The US went into the coronavirus crisis with immense advantages: precious weeks of warning about what was coming, the world’s best concentration of medical and scientific expertise, effectively limitless financial resources, a military complex with stunning logistical capacity and most of the world’s leading technology corporations. Yet it managed to make itself the global epicentre of the pandemic.
Read it carefully if you are a Trump supporter.
READ IT ALL THE WAY THROUGH.
Then tell me if you still support him.