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Old May 20th 2020, 9:37 pm
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Originally Posted by Lion in Winter View Post
You should mention that to Trump
He's probably briefing the media that the Michigan floods are 'fake news'
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Old May 20th 2020, 10:04 pm
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China and the Democrats setting him up to lose the election. But we all know that can't happen.
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Old May 20th 2020, 10:33 pm
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Originally Posted by amideislas View Post
Well, OK. But despite the president saying it's the best in the world, the US still remains the least in control. And seems to be ignoring that little fact. No worries. Go back to normal.

China has 3x the population of the US. Accused of being the world's most out of control, yet is now appears to be amongst the most in control of the pandemic. So, I'm not sure the deaths per million is a particularly useful metric.

It's an election year. And Trump absolutely *must* win reelection. Of course it's the best in the world. And anyone who questions that is "fake news".
It absolutely infuriates me when Trump and other Americans, say the US is the greatest, bestest, biggest at just about everything.
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Old May 20th 2020, 10:38 pm
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There is something here for just about everybody:
https://www.etsy.com/market/trump_mask
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Old May 20th 2020, 10:39 pm
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Originally Posted by Lion in Winter View Post
You should mention that to Trump
That would be a nasty question, the questioner should be ashamed of themselves.
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Old May 20th 2020, 10:52 pm
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I was pleased to read that Trump is taking his daily dose of chloroquine. He might be moving on to UV light and disinfectant injections next.
If that is a truth somehow then I am beyond disgusted. There are people with lupus and rheumatoid out there that would really need and could use this drug yet doses are going to a man that does not need it and could avoid a possible COVID infection by just doing the simple things , like social distancing. People taking this drug need to do so for their quality of life and health and they will take it despite possible side effects.

Maybe Trump is taking it to suppress his appetite for junk food. In any case I heartedly recommend that whoever is dishing out the dose ,switch it for Sodium Pentothal. Would do the USA and the rest of the thinking world far more good.

I effing well loathe this horrible apology for a man - and most all of his family for their words and deeds. I effing really do.
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Old May 20th 2020, 11:12 pm
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Originally Posted by DaveLovesDee View Post
He's probably briefing the media that the Michigan floods are 'fake news'
Nancy Pelosi made it rain.
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Originally Posted by johnwoo View Post
That would be a nasty question, the questioner should be ashamed of themselves.
That too. Maybe they should ask China.
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Old May 20th 2020, 11:44 pm
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It absolutely infuriates me when Trump and other Americans, say the US is the greatest, bestest, biggest at just about everything.
That's been around for years and years, since long before Trump came along. Historically many aspects of the USA have been among the greatest and best but perhaps not so much these last couple of decades...
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Old May 20th 2020, 11:47 pm
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He didn't go on to expand his insanely developed thesis that the US had more cases because they had more tests - into one that explained how more testing also resulted in more deaths.
And now it would appear that the number of tests has been inflated because the CDC has been adding in the antibody test number.


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Old May 20th 2020, 11:56 pm
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is that a percentage of the population? If not you can not compare it to other countries.
I agree. If you measure the deaths per million of population, the US has nearly half as many deaths as the UK.

It would be good to have more data to drill into to and analyse.

Originally Posted by amideislas View Post
Well, OK. But despite the president saying it's the best in the world, the US still remains the least in control. And seems to be ignoring that little fact. No worries. Go back to normal.

China has 3x the population of the US. Accused of being the world's most out of control, yet is now appears to be amongst the most in control of the pandemic. So, I'm not sure the deaths per million is a particularly useful metric.
You trust the data that comes out of China? Seriously?


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Old May 21st 2020, 1:10 am
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That's been around for years and years, since long before Trump came along. Historically many aspects of the USA have been among the greatest and best but perhaps not so much these last couple of decades...
I know...I lived there in the mid ‘90s for almost 20 years.
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Old May 21st 2020, 4:01 am
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That's been around for years and years, since long before Trump came along. Historically many aspects of the USA have been among the greatest and best but perhaps not so much these last couple of decades...
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I know...I lived there in the mid ‘90s for almost 20 years.
What do you think has changed over these last couple of decades (or more?) that has diminished the USA''s previously valid claims of being the greatest and best with so many things?
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Old May 21st 2020, 4:27 am
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There really ought to be legal recourse for this sort of behaviour,

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-52748844
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Old May 21st 2020, 7:06 am
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I agree. If you measure the deaths per million of population, the US has nearly half as many deaths as the UK.

It would be good to have more data to drill into to and analyse.



You trust the data that comes out of China? Seriously?
I would never champion China's politics nor form of government, nor most anything else they do.

However, you conspiracy theorists have this habit of believing the patently implausible. We can't be sure of China's numbers, but it's nowhere near the rate in the US. If it were, it wouldn't matter what China says, it would be known. There are many outsiders on the ground in China. And while their 82000 infections and 4000 deaths can't be absolutely verified, it's pretty certain that it's not a dramatic difference from reality. If China had 2 million infections and 100000 deaths, it would be pretty difficult to hide.
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Besides, between China and the US, which government has more motivation to skew the numbers for political reasons right now? Hint: November.

And just an observation, but it's notable that western democracies historically engaged in varying degrees of denial solely in the interest of domestic politics, seem to be the ones still struggling to get ahead of this. Ex: US, Brazil, UK...

Or perhaps it's all just a secret conspiracy with millions of people directly involved that are all sworn to secrecy. You know, the deep state. Illuminati...
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