Will republicans use the Coronavirus in another of their socialism for the rich scams?

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Ulysses wrote:
Fri Apr 17, 2020 8:03 pm
Meanwhile The Stable Moron is tweeting that three states with shelter-in-place rules need to be "liberated"...

Fucking Idiot!

And now there is presidential sponsored rioting in the streets.


Can you imagine the rioting if he loses the election?

Can you imagine the rioting if he loses the election and refuses to leave?

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Ulysses wrote:
Fri Apr 17, 2020 8:03 pm
Meanwhile The Stable Moron is tweeting that three states with shelter-in-place rules need to be "liberated"...

Fucking Idiot!
Well, he is indeed an idiot, but not because of this. He's got three Midwestern states there that he barely won in 2016, and where he's - as of now - not so likely to win this year. If he can do something to increase the dissatisfaction with the (Dem) state government, and appeal to the short-sighted fools in those states, maybe he'll pick up enough to get him a win or so up there. He knows he's not going to lose any hard core cultists, and he knows those who hate him will keep hating. But he's trying to keep those few that made a difference in 2016 - those that might have voted Dem before, but for whatever reason voted for him. But Shirley you don't believe the "protests" are spontaneous or grass-roots, do you?

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billy.pilgrim wrote:
Fri Apr 17, 2020 9:12 pm
Ulysses wrote:
Fri Apr 17, 2020 8:03 pm
Meanwhile The Stable Moron is tweeting that three states with shelter-in-place rules need to be "liberated"...

Fucking Idiot!

And now there is presidential sponsored rioting in the streets.


Can you imagine the rioting if he loses the election?

Can you imagine the rioting if he loses the election and refuses to leave?
I wouldn't rule out him declaring martial law if he loses the election.

He's already threatening to shut down Congress.
Buh-Bye, President Plump...

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O Really wrote:
Fri Apr 17, 2020 9:19 pm
Ulysses wrote:
Fri Apr 17, 2020 8:03 pm
Meanwhile The Stable Moron is tweeting that three states with shelter-in-place rules need to be "liberated"...

Fucking Idiot!
Well, he is indeed an idiot, but not because of this. He's got three Midwestern states there that he barely won in 2016, and where he's - as of now - not so likely to win this year. If he can do something to increase the dissatisfaction with the (Dem) state government, and appeal to the short-sighted fools in those states, maybe he'll pick up enough to get him a win or so up there. He knows he's not going to lose any hard core cultists, and he knows those who hate him will keep hating. But he's trying to keep those few that made a difference in 2016 - those that might have voted Dem before, but for whatever reason voted for him. But Shirley you don't believe the "protests" are spontaneous or grass-roots, do you?
I'm shir his team is working all the slimey angles to try to co-opt the upcoming election. But like Barnum once said, you can't fool all of the people all of the time.
Buh-Bye, President Plump...

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Stop big banks from taking your stimulus checks!

Petition to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and to members of Congress:
It is totally unacceptable for banks to take stimulus checks and apply them to private debts and garnishments. These checks are designed to help people pay rent and other bills, and keep our economy from collapse. Congress and the Treasury Department must order banks and debt collectors to stop taking people's stimulus checks in this way.
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Mon Apr 20, 2020 11:52 am
Stop big banks from taking your stimulus checks!

Petition to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and to members of Congress:
It is totally unacceptable for banks to take stimulus checks and apply them to private debts and garnishments. These checks are designed to help people pay rent and other bills, and keep our economy from collapse. Congress and the Treasury Department must order banks and debt collectors to stop taking people's stimulus checks in this way.

Vrede, you are like totally missing "why" there are stimulus checks.


You're being Charlie brown and mnuchin is Lucy and all that money is Lucy's football

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billy.pilgrim wrote:
Mon Apr 20, 2020 12:30 pm
Vrede, you are like totally missing "why" there are stimulus checks.

You're being Charlie brown and mnuchin is Lucy and all that money is Lucy's football
:D Sometimes, I just want to let them know that we know they are assholes.
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Vrede too wrote:
Mon Apr 20, 2020 12:40 pm
billy.pilgrim wrote:
Mon Apr 20, 2020 12:30 pm
Vrede, you are like totally missing "why" there are stimulus checks.

You're being Charlie brown and mnuchin is Lucy and all that money is Lucy's football
:D Sometimes, I just want to let them know that we know they are assholes.
I'm pretty sure they know that. In fact, I'm pretty sure they take great pride in their assholiness.

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Trump pledges financial aid to oil industry
Oil dropped to record low prices because of the coronavirus pandemic.


President Donald Trump promised to bail out U.S. oil companies that have been hard hit by a recent historic dive in crude oil prices — but some in the industry fear that may spark a backlash against the sector long known as a power player in Washington, D.C….

While the March oil futures contract that expired Tuesday on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange staged a rebound to end in positive territory after settling at -$37 a barrel on Monday, the June futures contract shed $9 to trade near $11 a barrel, near the previous record lows from 1986….

But two energy company officials warned that focusing aid on an industry more typically known for its deep pockets and political power could cause voters set off a political backlash during an election year.

“The optics are not politically smart,” said one lobbyist who was not authorized to talk to the media. “A handout to the oil industry will likely not play well among white, college-educated suburban moms stuck inside their homes home-schooling their kids.”

And industry critics said the oil sector was already on its heels before the sharp downturn in prices, and no intervention was warranted.

“It’s not going to change the price of oil, it’s not going to bring back workers,” Tyson Slocum, director of the energy program at watchdog group Public Citizen said. “All you’re doing is providing a bailout for shareholders and owners. The oil sector has the same bad fundamentals. A bailout is not going to fix that.”
Backlash:
No bailout for the oil companies!

Petition to Congress and the Federal Reserve:
We oppose any bailout for the fossil fuel companies. Instead we need to use our fiscal and monetary policy to support a Green New Deal, supporting jobs and the economy in ways that reduce carbon emissions rather than create more of them.
Idk if Big Oil subsidies are in the bill PINO signed today or if he's floating ideas for the next bill.
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Marco Rubio Slams Stonewalling By Trump Administration On Latest Stimulus Payouts

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) on Saturday ripped the Trump administration’s Small Business Association for failing to provide any information about outgoing funds in the second round of the increasingly controversial Paycheck Protection Program.

The program, part of the $2.2 trillion CARES Act to help the economy through the COVID-19 crisis, was touted as an aid to small businesses. But nearly 300 publicly traded corporations grabbed $1 billion in aid before the first round of spending ran out of money last month in just two weeks, shutting out countless small businesses.

Now, during the second round of taxpayer aid, the SBA is refusing to reveal payment information, Rubio said in a video message he posted on Twitter....

After news emerged that the wealthy private school Donald Trump’s son Barron attends — St. Andrew’s Episcopal School in Maryland — is receiving taxpayer stimulus funds, Mnuchin tweeted that such institutions should also return the money. The elite Los Angeles school where Mnuchin’s children are students is also receiving public funds....
Even sycophant Rubio is beginning to see through the corruption.
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Billionaire Couple Showered GOP With Money. Now They Need a Coronavirus Lifeline.

Private profit, socialized risk.
Coal is filthy.
Uh-uh, not with my money!
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A Former Trump Official Won A $3 Million Contract To Supply Masks To Navajo Hospitals. Some May Not Work.

A former White House aide won a $3 million federal contract to supply respirator masks to Navajo Nation hospitals in New Mexico and Arizona 11 days after he created a company to sell personal protective equipment in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Zach Fuentes, President Donald Trump’s former deputy chief of staff, secured the deal with the Indian Health Service with limited competitive bidding and no prior federal contracting experience.

The IHS told ProPublica it has found that 247,000 of the masks delivered by Fuentes’ company — at a cost of roughly $800,000 — may be unsuitable for medical use. An additional 130,400, worth about $422,000, are not the type specified in the procurement data, the agency said.

What’s more, the masks Fuentes agreed to provide — Chinese-made KN95s — have come under intense scrutiny from U.S. regulators amid concerns that they offered inadequate protection.
"11 days" :roll:

Most corrupt and incompetent admin* ever, and one of the more deadly ones.
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https://www.cnn.com/2020/06/04/business ... index.html

US billionaires have become $565 billion richer during the pandemic


"The numbers put an exclamation point on the deep divide between haves and have-nots that is helping to fuel unrest across the United States. Wealth inequality is likely to get even worse because of this crisis, experts say."



Time for change

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https://www-marketwatch-com.cdn.ampproj ... 2020-07-08


"I know you’re not supposed to say this, but it’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. You’re not going to see this again: Where you’ve actually got an economy that’s fine, and you’ve got a Fed pumping trillions of dollars in.’
That’s Marc Lasry, hedge-fund manager and billionaire co-owner of the Milwaukee Bucks, explaining his stance on the investment"

"Bankruptcies represent good opportunities to buy from noneconomic sellers or people who need to sell," Lasry said


As the rich get richer, the middle class declines.

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billy.pilgrim wrote:
Sun Mar 22, 2020 10:50 am
Ulysses wrote:
Sat Mar 21, 2020 5:45 pm
I can see a need going forward for mass marches and demonstrations against Trump. The virus pandemic will unfortunately provide a cover for such actions to be declared illegal. But good Americans simply cannot allow this fool to remain in office.
I don't know, even 10,000 people wearing masks and groves walking 10 feet apart would stretch 33,300 ft. (6 miles) on a two lane road with 3 abreast.

Great theater

Or a vehicle march

Plans need to be creative.
If you two only could have guessed what was coming!
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billy.pilgrim wrote:
Fri Jun 05, 2020 5:59 am
https://www.cnn.com/2020/06/04/business ... index.html

US billionaires have become $565 billion richer during the pandemic

"The numbers put an exclamation point on the deep divide between haves and have-nots that is helping to fuel unrest across the United States. Wealth inequality is likely to get even worse because of this crisis, experts say."

Time for change
Tesla quietly revealed it got a government coronavirus bailout after Elon Musk opposed another stimulus package

We should not have to rely on leaks and corporate admissions. All of the bailouts should be transparent.
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