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Well, at least somebody is making money!

Guns. Their problem is that they just can't ship them fast enough. These guys shipped 3,700 yesterday, 14,000 are being processed to ship. This is just one of the big on-line gun sellers.

Guess who all of those guns and ammo are going to? Guess what they are stockpiling for? They are preparing to "defend" themselves against YOU. It is, after all, and election year.

So, just a caution, if you want to buy yourself a new AR-15 and a thousand rounds of ammo on-line, you might have to wait a few days......Of course, you can always drop in on your corner gun store, they are an essential business and are open to serve you. You just wouldn't want to show up at your state capitol with last years AR model, now would you? Just to put your mind at ease.....


Trump's Alice in Wonderland world

I am not China apologist, but lets face the facts.

Trump is attempting to hold China solely responsible for the spread of the Coronavirus. He is damning them for the same mistakes that he has made. He is trying to hold China to a far higher standard than he and his administration attained. Trump seems to believe that China's errors absolve him of any responsibility for the American problems.

When China started dealing with the problem, it came totally unexpected, and they had to start from scratch. It is unreasonable to expect that they would have handled the problem perfectly. Trump had warnings of what was coming and still repeated and exacerbated the errors China made. Trump was so concerned about the optics of the disease, and how it affected him personally, that he ignored warnings. 'It will magically disappear.' Trump's was a policy of denial and hoping for the best. Trump was unable to learn from the mistakes of others so he was doomed to repeat them.

To expect the people to accept his tactics is an insult to the intelligence of the Country.

This was Trump's chance to show the world what a genius he is and he failed miserably. He does not deserve to lead us further down the road to distruction.


Do you remember, so long ago

When we were shocked watching the deaths in Spain rising into the thousands? How sorry we felt for them?

Now that this is (almost) over

Asks a poster on a gun forum. Almost over? Therein lies the seeds to our doom:

now that it's ( almost ) over, I have to wonder:
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how many rolls of toilet paper did you use? how nany do you have left?

me, single guy: 2 and a half rolls used, 15 left.

Trump has a new suggestion how to deal with the virus

Try it, what have you got to lose?

Biden seems to be relatively quite at this time

I wonder if he is following Napoleon's advice, “Never interfere with your enemy when he is making a mistake.”

Trump's "disinfectant message"

came at the same time that we hit the psychologically important milestone of 50,000 deaths. The uproar over Trump's statement pushed this story of the deaths to "under the fold."

It makes me wonder if this has been a distraction play. Take the hit on the disinfectant and ignore the deaths. If so, there was a miscalculation on the ability to walk back the statement and a miscalculation on the world-wide reaction. Perhaps Trump went off script an overplayed the part and has found that he is unable to pass it off as a joke, so now he has to run and hide from the press.

Trump loved the briefings. He loved to stand before the people and brag about his brilliant handling of the crisis. To step away seems to be out of character, unless someone else made the decision. Perhaps Putin called and told Trump to sit down and shut up before he blows the election.



I have always wanted to write a novel

What do you think about the basic outline for a story: (yea, I know, I am going to need a good editor)

Trump holds on and is reelected. The virus recurs with a vengeance and the economy is tanking; the word "depression" is on the economist's lips. (Trump has his Reichstag Fire) Since he controls the Supreme Court, there will be no "legal" way to stop him from enacting what would have previously been considered "Unconstitutional" measures to deal with the overwhelming medical and economic crisis. One or two Supreme Court grow sick and retire, and justices are soon replaced with young loyal Trumpists.

It becomes obvious that Trump is too disturbed and too damn dumb to actually be in charge of actually running a nation, and he has always been just a front man for some really evil geniuses anyway. A few months after the election some "Liberal", infuriated by Trump's overreaching actions, assassinates the President. That killer was extremely lucky to take advantage of terrible error of the Secret Service. The Assassin is killed trying to escape. The manifesto the killer left on-line infuriates the Right.

The American Brown Shirts load up and go into the streets, on a rampage to destroy the Liberals, and other undesirables, and totally terrify the public with a reign of murder and arson. The government, through intentionally ineffective measures, allows the chaos to reign long enough to scare the public stupid. The government leaders then use the uprising as an excuse to declare further emergency powers to quell the violence. The public is thankful for the actions. The emergency powers include the use of the military for domestic law enforcement. The Courts approve, and their rulings do not include a measure to terminate the emergency powers.

As the violence continues, the military and police begin a violent "counter terrorism" campaign, to restore order and peace, rid the country of the dangerous domestic terrorists. There are roving military courts, public hangings, and other summary executions, mass arrests, and incarcerations to prevent further violence. All of the perceived enemies of the state find their way into prison camps, to await trials at some further time. In the process of halting the terror, the policing forces remove all guns from the society, again with court approval. (they leave a lot of cold dead fingers in their wake) The quelling of the uprising is so violent as to terrify all of the people into inaction and total submission.

I have to work on the ending. Perhaps you can help.

Barr may have to go after Trump

A very timely NPR story:

https://www.npr.org/2020/04/24/842915449/as-fraudsters-exploit-pandemic-fears-justice-department-looks-to-crack-down

I propose June 14th be a national day of mourning for virus victims

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