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Forum Post: Trump's Army; Scorched Earth

Posted 1 month ago on Oct. 16, 2020, 3:09 p.m. EST by agkaiser (2468) 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 MaryS (529) 1 month ago

Thugs and liars: https://youtu.be/S9tI5osQM-4

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

YES VOTE and also note MLK's cousin Christine Jordan had been voting in the same polling place for 50 years and had never missed an election. In 2016 when she went to vote - she found out she'd been purged from the voter rolls! Don't be put off from voting but do note this is an incredibly important story:

multum in parvo ...

(a lot in a little)

[-] 1 points by beautifulworld (23344) 1 month ago

Vote Out Fascist Trump!

It's imperative to vote the fascist out.

America has never had a fascist leader before Trump and we need to get him out asap no matter what. That is the most important thing we have to do.

Then, once the fascist populist is gone, we can start fighting for our progressive values again. It's unfortunate but we have to do this. We have to vote for Biden. We cannot continue with a fascist dangerous government under any circumstances or we will end up like Nazi Germany.

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

"The Story of Our Mad King Will Live on Well Past the Election"! by Thomas Wright:

"Donald Trump is now an intrinsic part of the narrative of America." An insightful article, which ends...

"Future historians might conclude that in the end American democracy was strong enough to survive Trump—that is, if the election takes place without disruption. If Trump wins, then all bets are off. He'll feel utterly vindicated and will believe that he alone represents the will of the people. It is a short step from that level of hubris to an attempt to fundamentally remake/even undo key elements of American democracy and the country’s global role.

"Trump is now an intrinsic part of the story of America — its very first mad president. The only major question left is .. whether the story relayed decades and even centuries from now will end with what Trump did to America or with what America did to Trump. That will be answered soon."

I will also refer U and other readers to the other three shown articles by the same author, who is from The Brookings Institute. IF Liberals like him didn't kowtow to the RW, we wouldn't be here of course!!!

et veritas vos liberabit ...

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

"The People v Donald Trump" by Jeff Wise:

fiat justicia ruat caelum!

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

"Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Biden’s Win, House Losses and ... What’s Next for the Left?" ... by Astead W. Herndon:

"On Saturday in a nearly hour long interview shortly after President-elect Biden was declared the winner, Ms. Ocasio-Cortez made clear the divisions within the party that animated the primary still exist. And she dismissed recent criticisms from some Democratic House members who have blamed the party’s left for costing them important seats. Some of the members who lost, she said, had made themselves ... “sitting ducks.”!"

respice; adspice; prospice ...

[-] 1 points by beautifulworld (23344) 3 weeks ago

The Dems on the right are trying to say that the party should listen to the likes of John Kasich! John Kasich! And, not AOC who is probably one of the country's most beloved politicians.

Will they learn? I agree with "The Nation":

"John Kasich Contributed Nothing to Biden’s Election, So Why Should Democrats Listen to His Claptrap?"

"Kasich claims the left harmed Democrats. Wrong. Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and movements boosted turnout and helped swing key states."

https://www.thenation.com/article/politics/biden-win-aoc-kasich/

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

"We win by promising and delivering bold solutions ... that put people over corporations.

It’s that simple." says Rep. lhan Omar when she Tweeted the following centrist article ...

"The competing theories over how to protect Democrats’ slim House majority, explained"

ad iudicium?

[-] 2 points by beautifulworld (23344) 1 month ago

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

https://www.latimes.com/politics/story/2020-08-04/trumps-base-erodes-new-poll-california

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

[-] 3 points by agkaiser (2468) from Fredericksburg, TX 1 month 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.

[-] 1 points by factsrfun (8272) from Phoenix, AZ 1 month ago

We are not safe as long as ANY Republican holds ANY public office.

[-] 1 points by factsrfun (8272) from Phoenix, AZ 1 month ago

Excellent choice!

[-] 2 points by ImNotMe (1488) 1 month 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 (2468) from Fredericksburg, TX 1 month 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) 1 month ago

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

omnia causa fiunt!

[-] 1 points by beautifulworld (23344) 1 month 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.”

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/10/25/coronavirus-mark-meadows-says-were-not-going-to-control-the-pandemic-.html

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.

https://www.livescience.com/covid-19-vs-flu-deaths-hospitalized-patients.html

Bye bye Donald.

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

"THE KEY TO BEATING TRUMP'' .. The essential, practical information right now with 7 days to go:

‘'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.

"On The Count, Rep.Pramila Jayapal discusses early voting and how to prepare for Trump’s efforts to steal the election,Alana Sivin shares her voting experience and the kind of community connection that bucks voter suppression and the co-hosts break down the 2020 ballot so that you can make sure your vote is counted."

NB: Two extra useful links to explore: https://nextgenamerica.org/ and https://www.commoncause.org/

respice et prospice ...

[-] 2 points by beautifulworld (23344) 1 month 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.

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

Yes "hand deliver" your ballots now! The USPS has enough to do right now and posting ballots now could well end up arriving late, being futile & then; NOT even be counted! Also consider the following:

respice; adspice; prospice ....