Today 112,468 people in the US have #COVID19
Within a few weeks it could be 10 times more. The worldwide mortality rate is around 4.8%, so 53,984 people will die.
— loony (@German_badgirl) March 28, 2020
We left the ‘if’ hanging: the powers are afraid even a short hiatus implies a transformation to something new…
Want to know why Trump and his voracious pals want to herd us back into normal life even as the air is potentially lethal with the virus? Consumption. The machine that lines their pockets has ground to a halt because people decided they want to keep breathing instead of buy stuff. That is happening in China. Wait until it happens here.For Trump and the capitalists, that is the end of the ever-loving world as they know (and own) it. They will wring the coppers from our bones and not think twice about consumers getting consumed. Someday soon, Trump may well announce the all-clear in defiance of the experts. What remains to be seen is whether people will listen.This is still only the beginning. Stout hearts. Do not listen to the president.
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Biden and Trump partisans trade charges of senility in an era of aging candidates.
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