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Forum Post: Trump's Army; Scorched Earth

Posted 1 week ago on Oct. 16, 2020, 3:09 p.m. EST by agkaiser (2466) from Fredericksburg, TX
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Trump's ads claim to protect Social Security and Medicare. His base are among the lowest paid Americans. Most can afford only free education. So they have very little of it. They often disparage "book learning" and are most proud of their religion and righteousness. The secret of Donald Trump's popularity with his followers: People who believe themselves to be morally superior are the easiest to fool and manipulate.

So while Trump says he is protecting SS etc. The reality is quite different. But Fox News and QANON don't stress real facts. Let me mention a couple of the "oversights."

The suspension of the payroll tax is a move toward defunding Social Security. see: socialsecurityworks.org

And he is buying votes and weakening Medicare to aid Pharmaceutical stockholders by the $200 Pharma gift card. Instead of helping reduce drug prices as promised he's subsidizing Big Pharma and robbing the trust fund to do it. How many morons will fall for this shit? Well, the brown shirt terrorists will no doubt volunteer for Trump's Army.

Check out: "Recruiting for Trump's Army" https://www.armyfortrump.com/ https://www.armyfortrump.com/forms/election-day-team

Trump claims economic success. What does that mean to Donald Trump? Wall St. is booming while the real economy is dying of the parasitic disease that is the FIRE Sector. Then comes Covid 19. Donald has and will continue to fix the only thing he can: The blame! That game is the only one he understands. He knows nothing about the FIRE sector operations, a cancer on the economy, of which he is a passive beneficiary.

In Jacobin Magazine 10.06.2020: "The Top 1 Percent Owns Nearly Everything in the US. We Need to Seize Their Wealth." https://jacobinmag.com/2020/06/united-states-class-based-wealth-distribution

Is Trump responding to the growing awareness that he's going to lose, with a scorched earth policy. Sabotage Social Security and Medicare. No Corona relief.

And does anyone know what happened to my first $1200 relief check? I still haven't received it.

Video link https://youtu.be/8NwPzeAQnck



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[-] 2 points by ImNotMe (1488) 1 week ago

"The Top 1 Percent Owns Nearly Everything in the US ... We Need to Seize Their Wealth."

because clearly, it needs repeating!

[-] 2 points by agkaiser (2466) from Fredericksburg, TX 1 week ago

What's most unlearned is that by it's own burden, the concentration of wealth is clearly unsustainable. We don't know when the ultimate collapse will come ... only that it's as inevitable as the increase of debt by compound interest.

[-] 1 points by ImNotMe (1488) 3 days ago

Consider "No Matter how the President spins it, the Trump Economy Is Busted" by Mike Ludwig:

omnia causa fiunt!

[-] 1 points by beautifulworld (23331) 3 days ago

Trump plan is to not control Covid.

Mark Meadows, the White House chief of staff admits:

“We’re not going to control the pandemic,” Meadows said during an interview on CNN. “We are going to control the fact that we get vaccines, therapeutics and other mitigations.”

Pressed on why the U.S. can’t make efforts to control the pandemic, Meadows said: “Because it is a contagious virus just like the flu.”


So, there it is. They are going to treat this deadly pandemic of Covid 19 like the flu even though it is 5 times deadlier than the flu.


Bye bye Donald.

[-] 1 points by ImNotMe (1488) 1 day ago

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‘'There are just 7 days left until Election Day but in many states, voting has already begun. Over 68.5 million ballots have already been cast .. as voters mail in, drop off, or cast their ballots at early polling stations. tRUMP has already undermined the election by casting doubt on the accuracy and safety of mail-in ballot system, a system he himself used to vote in Florida’s primary election just this year and has not yet committed to a peaceful transfer of power if he were to lose.

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respice et prospice ...

[-] 1 points by beautifulworld (23331) 22 hours ago

Hand deliver your ballots now, do not mail them anymore.

Mailing is too risky this late, 10/27/20. Also, do not put anything in the mail that doesn't need to go in the mail. Let the USPS collect the ballots.

[-] 1 points by beautifulworld (23331) 3 days ago

Trump's base is eroding. He's let them down.


Vote Biden to crush Fascist Trump, then we fight on for progressive values.

[-] 1 points by agkaiser (2466) from Fredericksburg, TX 2 days ago

I voted on October 14. At the top of the ticket were Biden/Harris, MJ Hegar and Wendy Davis. I voted for all the rest of the Democrats on the ballot. Corporatist light is better than outright fascist.