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CloudWatcher

(1,869 posts)
Wed Apr 29, 2020, 04:41 PM Apr 2020

Deaths now at 20 times that from 9/11

9/11 had 2977 fatalities and over 6000 injured (*)

The US is at 60,757 deaths from Coronavirus now (*). And over a million cases with an unknown percentage of them facing serious long-term health problems.

The death count is over 20 times 9/11. Twenty times. And we're far from being done with the body bags.

We fundamentally changed our society and started two wars because of 9/11.

What will our response to this be?

Rejection of science deniers?
Realization that elections matter?
Admitting that good government matters?

Maybe even thinking that health care, housing and food are basic rights?
Perhaps rejection of greed, alternate facts and Fox News?
Noticing that we really are a society and we are all in this together?

Or will Fox News and the sociopaths in power win the day and the idiots will continue to have us by our throats?

WC Fields famously said "Never give a sucker an even break or smarten up a chump." (*).

Perhaps this is enough for voters to notice we've all been played for chumps and suckers.

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Deaths now at 20 times that from 9/11 (Original Post) CloudWatcher Apr 2020 OP
The world changed over that, we got am endless doc03 Apr 2020 #1
You KNOW that Barr, Mitch and Lump have BigmanPigman Apr 2020 #2
Dictatorship CloudWatcher Apr 2020 #3
K&R kag Apr 2020 #4

BigmanPigman

(52,078 posts)
2. You KNOW that Barr, Mitch and Lump have
Wed Apr 29, 2020, 05:01 PM
Apr 2020

Plans A, B, C -Z lined up and ready to go between now and Jan 20, 2021 to hold onto their power.

NEVER UNDERESTIMATE THE EVIL METHODS OF THE GOP!!!!!

CloudWatcher

(1,869 posts)
3. Dictatorship
Wed Apr 29, 2020, 05:34 PM
Apr 2020

Not just of holding onto power, they're having dreams of total power. The senate demonstrated that there are no effective controls now other than the courts. And those only for a while longer.

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