More News From The Republican Death Cult

Thom plus logo Scientists are projecting 400,000 deaths by the end of the year from coronavirus, although a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests that we have already undercounted the total deaths so far by as many as 75,000.

Meanwhile, we're learning that back in February the Trump administration gave a private briefing to elites at the conservative Hoover Institution, telling them the economy was about to get into big trouble because of the virus. As a result numerous multimillionaires and billionaires made a huge killing, while the American middle class got wiped out.

The New York Times is reporting today that over 8 million American families have slipped into poverty in the last seven months. This almost certainly understates the breadth and depth of the problem caused by the Trump administration's failure to stop the virus in the United States.

Dr. Anthony Fauci is even suggesting that, because of Trump's and the Republicans' failure to do anything about the virus, we should cancel Thanksgiving.

This is all a result of the Trump administration's policy of "herd immunity" which Dr. Fauci calls "nonsense and dangerous."

The Republicans have a long history of ignoring public health crises.

For decades, they denied that tobacco causes cancer; in 2000 Mike Pence even wrote an OpEd for a newspaper saying explicitly that tobacco doesn't cause cancer.

For decades they've ignored, ridiculed, and denied that human activity burning fossil fuels is changing our climate in ways that are dangerous to human and other life on this planet.

They are actively ignoring millions of Americans who don't have enough to eat or are on the verge of eviction right now.

They're before the Supreme Court in a few weeks asking that protections against pre-existing conditions be knocked down.

For 40 years they've been gutting regulatory agencies that protect Americans from corporations polluting our air and water, banks ripping us off, and companies producing and selling defective products.

They are champions for The military industrial complex selling instruments of death and destruction, while actively blocking low-income people's access to Medicaid in red state after red state.

We need to start calling things what they are. The Republican Party is a death cult.

-Thom

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Legend 1 week 4 days ago
#1

We would not hesitate to spend trillions on a war. We did so in Iraq and Afghanistan. Covid-19 should be declared as a war. If Biden wins (hate to say if, but expect the worse) he will have the biggest mess to repair in history.

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RepubliCult 1 week 4 days ago
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The Republican Death Cult are implementing the "herd immunity plan" for a disease for which no one has proven to have effective, durable immunity. Estimates range from 2,000,000 to over 10,000,000 American deaths would result IF immunity could be established. Nevermind that even with real herd immunity, many people will continue to die from Covid19. This is TOTALLY TWISTSED INSANITY, and everyone actively pushing this strategy should be sent to prison for intentional manslaughter.

This just in from the White Nut House: "While applying this strategy for Covid19, let's include other diseases like Ebola, SARS, MERS, etc., infect us all, and let the country become "immune" to everything all at once!" thankfully, only I made this up!!!

BTW, did anyone see Mitch "Pack Man" McConnell grinning and actually laughing like a psychotic moron in his debate with Democratic challenger Amy McGrath when she was discussing Covid19? He too needs to go to prison.

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alis volat 1 week 4 days ago
#3

November 26th, what will we be grateful for? More than the turkey will require a good thawing. Despite the animus and no doubt a contentious election result, I am guessing families and friends will be meeting on-line, outdoors, and or with those they already live with. The non-believers will congregate, and some of them will pay the price. Let the thanking and giving begin....it will have a whole new meaning in 2020.

I saw Bitch McConnell get beat by a woman, a Lieutenant Colonel who fights like Marine not a girl. Lt. Col McGrath flew 85 combat missions. She is formidable, and if she doesn't get elected, I think the new or old President should put her to work.

Legend 1 week 4 days ago
#4

Trump is now spreading Qanon theories that Biden covered up the fake killing of Bin Laden. Watch Savanna Guthrie's response in the attachment. As the Green Beret that did it said, he has access to the CIA files for DNA etc. No matter how the election turns out, we will still have one hell of a lot of stupid crazy people in this country.

I watched a very articulate Biden Town Hall that was very good. Because NBC did a last minute change and added Trump at a conflicting time I thought that I would record the Trump Town Hall and watch it after Biden. I was saved by NBC, evidently they did not change the codes or whatever and it did not record. But Biden had excellent answers to unprepared questions and Trump spread Qanon conspiracy theories.

Legend 1 week 4 days ago
#5

I think that this is a way for me to vent:

TRUMP: “Just the other day they came out with a statement that 85% of the people that wear masks catch it so ... that’s what I heard and that’s what I saw.” — town-hall event in Miami.

TRUMP, on his rallies: “What I do is outside is a big thing. And if you look at those, people, they really are wearing masks. I’ll tell you, I looked last night in Iowa — there were many, many people wearing masks. But then you see CDC comes out with a statement that 85% of the people wearing masks catch it.” — Fox Business interview.

TRUMP, looking out over his crowd: “Look at all the masks. You know, they keep saying, ‘nobody wears a mask, wear the mask.’ Although then they come out with things today. Did you see CDC? That 85% of the people wearing a mask catch it, OK?” — remarks at rally during the day in Greenville, North Carolina.

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Hephaestus 1 week 4 days ago
#7

Let's get him out of office and get him in the jug

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deepspace 1 week 3 days ago
#8

It's highly possible if not likely that the State of New York will throw Trump in the jug within two years or so. (A hope and a prayer.) That would be reasonably quick for the wheels of justice to grind his pathetic legal defenses into fine dust, but it would give way too much navel-staring time for his party of losers to regroup meanwhile and to grow even wilder conspiracy theories, fertilizing the barren minds of the white-supremacist/fake-Christian/QAnon cult of fringe nutballs, so lost in demented religiosity and unpatriotic nationalism that they can't keep straight all their truly bonkers stories bouncing around inside their empty skulls.

I mean, when evil, satan-worshipping, liberal, DemocRAT pedophiles are feasting on babies and drinking blood, toasting to their great success -- that Trump's COVID elixir made him feel "twenty years younger" and is made from aborted fetuses -- isn't that pretty clear evidence that the Dear Leader with the funny hairdo (no, not Kim Jong-un) is secretly operating on the side of the sinister forces running the whole worldwide pedophile ring thing? Oh yeah, and then black and brown hordes are gonna break into white suburban homes, rape the horses, and ride off on the women.

So now, how does this whole complicated, indecipherable mess fit together exactly, or do Republican soothsayers need some more quiet time in the rubber room to ponder the deeper questions and formulate a coherent answer? Most importantly, does the First Amendment allow Trump to tweet and retweet a constant stream of slobbering delirium from his mental ward in the state penitentiary? After all, Michael Cohen, that dirty rat who turned state's evidence, got to spill his guts while sitting in jail, revealing "The Boss's" inner secret of "success," which is mainly to lie, cheat, and steal whenever possible, from playing golf to running a business (into the ground) to playacting as president.

Jaysus! Who cares what Trump thinks? Go ah-way! Always seeking the media spotlight, his angry, screeching flying monkeys love to bare their teeth and fling their feces and make complete fools of themselves. But when the King Shthead is finally dragged off to the gallows, the bored audience addicted to yellow journalism and the theatre of the absurd (America in a nutshell) will have moved on to the next salacious fixation hogging the shallow headlines of big-corporate America's self-serving propaganda empire. How much $ad space$ can they squeeze in with whatever the latest buzz is about the fables and foibles of the rich and famous?

Mercifully, the Trump saga will soon fizzle out as just another disgraced footnote lost to history. Who even remembers the Jonestown massacre that much anymore (a suitable metaphor for Trump's inner circle) other than as a painful lesson never to listen to a malignant narcissist? Nobody wants to remember. Oh sorry, the coming quarter-million negligent homicides are probably a little tough to ignore perhaps -- even for Republicans -- but don't worry, soon enough the non-stop lie machine will normalize everything to a tasteless mash through sheer repetition, and the public will get numbed out with mental and emotional fatigue.

As a rapidly approaching dystopian future bears down on our dumb asses, one would think that the focus of worldwide attention would be solely preoccupied with the startlingly increase in the severity of massive floods, droughts, hurricanes, tornados, fires, famines, diseases, collapsing biospheres, crumbling infrastructures, and forever wars for the planet's dwindling resources -- untold misery and death rising to the next level of fascism that thrives on widespread chaos.

This hellscape is brought to us with splashy chyrons and commercials galore by a tiny but powerful quasi-political faction made up of the usual suspects: diabolical murderers and self-dealing thieves who have always existed at the pinnacle of power and always will, powerful players working behind the scenes (lately right out in the open) pulling the strings of politicians with cash and coercion, disregarding science and the sanctity of life by raping the planet and humanity in the mad pursuit for obscene profits and unchecked power. The ruthless bloodlust of wanton greed is a stronger instinct than survival itself. And it crushes the soul of anyone who succumbs.

So, how fcked-up is that? The loonies and goonies can sharpen their teeth all they want as they gnaw away on their senseless conspiracy theories. But in the blizzard of misinformation, they've missed the greatest conspiracy of all, the one that happens to be true, the one that for the lame, lazy, and crazy will make eminent sense only at the end when it's too late -- the inevitability of cause and effect.

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stopgap 1 week 2 days ago
#9

Kinda of ironic aint it; while QAnon keeps ranting and raving about liberal child molesters, their messiah Donald J. Trump keeps appointing members of the “World Wide Church of Pedophiles” to a judge's seat on the Supreme Court.

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