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Tue Jun 30, 2020, 10:12 AM

BTRTN: Here Comes My COVID-19th Nervous Breakdown

Born to Run the Numbers on the pervasive societal angst and mental strain of a population caught between "enough already," and "our country has not even begun to solve this thing, indeed, many parts of the country are busy making it worse.Ē


"Hey, itís a thing. Itís already happened to a lot of people. Have you had yours yet? That sudden plunge into the deep-end of despair as the enormity finally sinks in. It is the anger of 'we did everything we were told to do,' and 'the Federal government did nothing.' It is the frustration of 'we stayed home with the expectation that the government would implement a contact tracking and tracing system so that we could re-open safely,' and a President intentionally undermining the creation, centralization, and funding of such a program. It is the soul-crushing daily death tally, and the knowledge that a stunning percentage of those deaths are only partially attributable to a potent virus, but must also be blamed on the callous indifference, ignorance, appalling selfishness, and corruption of our president and the Republican leaders who kneel before him. I canít say Iím surprised that I am losing my grip...
"Let's face it. The entire Presidency of Donald Trump has been one, long, agonizing exercise in learning that every time you say 'things canít possibly get any worse' you are simply goading the gods into proving that you are mortal, unimaginative, and foolishly steadfast in a flawed belief. Things can get worse. And as long as Donald Trump is President, things will get worse. More executive powers will be seized. More lines will be crossed. More racists chanting 'White Power!' will be retweeted...
" Sure, letís all do everything we can to get Biden elected. Letís hope it will be the first step on a very long, painful, and difficult process of re-educating our citizens that unless we create a land of equal rights, equal opportunity, equal justice, and equal aspiration to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, we are fated to sink once again into the cesspool of the next Donald Trump."

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The Velveteen Ocelot Jun 30 #1

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Tue Jun 30, 2020, 10:19 AM

1. And there you have a truly epic rant.

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