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Why can't the states share ventilators depending on where they are on the coronavirus curve?

Infection Rate Doubling Every Three Days In New York

March 24, 2020 at 12:42 pm EDT By Taegan Goddard 133 Comments

https://politicalwire.com/2020/03/24/infection-rate-doubling-every-three-days-in-new-york/

"SNIP......

“Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who last week adopted a friendly tone toward President Trump, got as close as he has to chastising the federal government, which has so far sent 400 ventilators to New York City,” the New York Times reports.

Said Cuomo: “You want a pat on the back for sending 400 ventilators. What are we going to do with 400 ventilators when we need 30,000 ventilators? You’re missing the magnitude of the problem, and the problem is defined by the magnitude.”

Cuomo said the rate of new coronavirus infections in New York is doubling about every three days: “We haven’t flattened the curve. And the curve is actually increasing.”

......SNIP"

https://twitter.com/NYGovCuomo/status/1242472246855204864

Or if his pivoting to the economy in two weeks gets shot down he can

claim demoicrats, and deep state health, stopped his wanting to help the economy.

Didn't 60 Minutes do a story a few weeks ago about Russia coopting narratives

in the US to manipulate things? Market has a good chance of falling tomorrow. Mitch is now going to blame it on Democrats for not voting for corruption. Then Mitch will play act some more and try and make it a meme.

Because he keeps transfering money from the workers to the rich GOP hierarchy.

They are hoping for a tipping point where the middle class is cleaved and the rich liberals vote republican because they are so afraid of the bleak prospects the 'dirty' poor face. When there is no middle class there is a precipice at the end of being rich. So the rich put up with corruption and sell their souls and all vote republican lest they have to contribute the millions they will have to to make things right again after the Trump transfer-corruption has eaten up all the seed corn. With one third of the country never voting that gives republicans a suoermajority to continue to steal from the poor. And cleave. And corrupt. And those who find themselves 'middle class' are not getting much so they steal from the poor. And then the USA is India. And the ladders are all pulled up.

Maybe scientists can measure decrease in CO2 emissions in the atmosphere

during this covid-19 crisis with industry shutdowns and car deserts. They will then have undeniable proof the climate change is real. I see big oil solving the covid-19 issue in a month after they learn this knowledge.

He actually used the term 'gag and pass' the House bill in reference

to what he told Republican Senators to do. This was all planned out when Moscow Mitch refused to be involved in the initial negotiations when the House bill was drafted. Democrats assumed republicans would only accept an austere bill. They were wrong. Mitch is going to be Santi Claus. He is already saying the House bill is inadequate.

Moscow Mitch presser: created 3 task forces among senate republicans

to decide what they and the WH favoured doing in terms of financial aide. Meanwhile they will pass the House bill to prove bi partisanship. The Senate will not leave until a second bill, this one generated by the republican task forces and WH, and much greater, is passed. Mitch is all about bending the coronavirus curve now. And making sure credit is not given to democratic colleagues wherever and whenever they can. He said his colleagues should gag and pass the House bill. Lovely.

If the White House spends billions on aide packages for the cruise ship

industry and the tourist industry and all the private entities affected by coronavirus it must fund COVID-19 treatment for the uninsured. Both are out of the norm spending. Otherwise that is not picking winners and losers. That is playing God.

I think trump just doesn't care and is kept busy by the sociopaths around

him, the businessmen randians and his fawning family. He is a reflection of them. He had no idealogy of his own save for being elected. Steven Miller made sure to make trump's base afraid of foreigners in Trump's speech. Gaetz got his jollies putting on a gas mask because people would soon be contracting a virus, some of whom would die from it. And when he got called out for it, it was suddenly him alone in a car in a walmart parking lot. Yeah, right! It is all just fun and games and about their needs. Not the needs of the country. I) i'm sure some care a bit. 2) I'm sure some don't care as long as it does not affect them politically. 3) I'm sure some relish the tought of so many people worldwide being so sick. It is very hard to tell who is who. But the number 2) were winning out until tonight. If we don't find out the uninsured will be able to go to the hospitals if they need to, we will have our answer as to who won out in the end. And i bet if the # 3) win out, 6 years from then america will have medicare for all after a Biden term to bring the country together. Remember the Nazis hid the camps. Anyone who is dying at home due to lack of insurance will still have skype. The right wing cannot possibly put enough payed trolls online to sway the online public to the "death is fun to watch" side. Even the Nazis realised they would wear down their semi sadistic ss officers if they had to watch each death so they systemized murder in the death camps so it would be less 'personal'. The truly sadistic, who would troll sick uninsured people online, are rare. And rarer too in pandemic situation in the USA vis a vis the many sick uninsured. There simply are not enough of the #3) to make ignoring the uninsured a win. The public will feel outrage and revultion at their trolling and at the policy. Sure there are quite a few republican sadists and semi sadists in politics in washington, but not enough on the whole. Sorry if i sound like a detached anthropologist. Someone has to.

So now the Trump WH rolls out help for people with COVID-19. No longer

walking out of pressers refusing to answer a question about how vulnerable people will be helped when they are sick. Well now those vulnerable people with jobs will be helped financially. Those who make enough to pay taxes will be helped financially. Why are they starting to lead? Is it because now red states and actual republicans are potential victims? Is it because private labs have ramped up testing enough to dim the "public" health responce? Why?
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