Why Did Cadet Bone Spurs Go to the Hospital?

Thom plus logo Not many people are buying Trump's story that he just kind of on a whim, decided to go visit Walter Reed Hospital in a motorcade without even first calling his doctor because he thought it would be a good time to start his February annual check up.

The two most prominent theories right now are that
1) As he is having a growing impeachment crisis right now, he had chest pains that were either a mild heart attack or a panic attack, and
2) He figured out that the 25th amendment was actually written to remove a president who is physically incapacitated - it was ratified after John Kennedy was assassinated - and not just mentally incapable, so he is coming up with a physical ailment that might justify his retirement and Mike Pence issuing a blanket pardon for the entire Trump crime family.

If it turns out that theory number 2 is accurate, it wouldn't be the first time that Donald Trump has used a doctor's report to get him out of something; there's a reason Senator Tammy Duckworth calls him Cadet Bone Spurs.

Plus, In other news, Are We Going to Let Capitalism Kill More of Our Children?

Smoking kills and the worst part of capitalism is that our system allows a half million Americans a year to die from their nicotine addictions. Now Donald Trump has decided, after a seven week multi-million dollar lobbying campaign by tobacco and vaping companies, that is just fine for these companies to sell candy flavored Vape to children. Trump has decided that unregulated capitalism is more important than a few million dead teenagers over the next few decades.

-Thom

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deepspace 38 weeks 2 days ago
#1

3) Does Walter Reed Hospital have a mental ward for the criminally insane? Because...

Willie W's picture
Willie W 38 weeks 2 days ago
#2

Capitalism verses safety. Safety first. Who can argue with that? Willing to make the "hard" choices in the name of humanity. Or so they say. Quit dancing around the problem and ban nicotine!

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SueN 38 weeks 2 days ago
#3

Yes, ward 54. It would not be kind to the patients for him to join them, though. https://www.salon.com/2005/02/18/walter_reed_2/

Trump is willing to let more people die to steal an election. Will he get away with it?

Thom plus logo Last year the US Postal Service delivered over 1 billion prescriptions to Americans. It's the main way that veterans get their medications, and increasingly all across America people are getting their pharmaceuticals that way.

Donald Trump doesn't care. He doesn't care how many people die because their medications are late and they go into diabetic shock or their blood pressure explodes. He just doesn't care.
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