Dear Republicans: What Did You Expect?
Did you really think turning America over to billionaire oligarchs and giant corporations would make a better world?
Dear Republican voter:
When Ted Nugent, the NRA and the GOP told you that more guns
would make America a less violent society, what did you expect? Did you really think that suddenly every American would become a fast-draw marksman and vigilante justice would take us back to some happy Wild West movie fantasy?
When Trump said Covid
was "just like the flu" at the same time he was telling Bob Woodward it was a killer, what did you expect? When he pushed refusing to wear a mask as if it were some sort of declaration of masculinity, and openly encouraged states and cities to remain open to produce "herd…er…thinking" did you really believe that would keep a half-million Americans from dying?
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|Thursday's Daily Stack
Hour One: Dear Republicans, What Did You Expect?! Did you really think turning over America to billionaire oligarchs and giant corporations would make a better world?!
Quote: "It goes through air, Bob. That's always tougher than the touch. You know, the touch, you don't have to touch things. Right? But the air, you just breathe the air and that's how it's passed. And so, that's a very tricky one. That's a very delicate one. It's also more deadly than your – you know, your, even your strenuous flus. You know, people don't realize, we lose 25,000, 30,000 people a year here. Who would ever think that, right? ... This is deadly stuff
" - Donald J. Trump
Quote: "I don't want to abolish government. I simply want to reduce it to the size where I can drag it into the bathroom and drown it in the bathtub" by Grover Norquist.
Article: "2nd Amendment
". A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.
Bible: "Matthew 25:31-46: The Sheep and the Goats
". "...All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate the people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats... For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, ... 'Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.'
Tweet: "This is wild. The B.1.351 and P.1 variants infect and replicate in mice without the need for human ACE2! These mutations are not only enhancing transmission and antibody evasion but expanding host range. Work by @SimonLoriereLab. (via @CyrilPedia, @avivi)
" by Prof. Akiko Iwasaki
Hour Three: The "Innocence of Whiteness" Versus Justice for a Black Man In America
- Debbie Hines
, Trial lawyer, former prosecutor and legal/political commentator
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