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March 23, 2020

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henry

Hope it works. The lockdown crap is killing the economy.

Threadkiller

Border patrol explains new enforcement:

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=UNFpM9AxGBg&feature=youtu.be

GUS

I told all of you, but you didn't believe me.....
WEINSTEIN got the CHINESE FLU!!!!
Clearly lack of SOCIAL DISTANCING TO BLAME.

MissMarple2

Are you a collaborator, or an appeaser of the Chinese Communist party? Such a powerful interview of @MauraMoynihan1 by @JanJekielek of @EpochTimes https://t.co/yNjeYt6CpJ
— Sari Arho Havrén (@SariArhoHavren) March 23, 2020

Video at link.

Jack is Back!

Mitch laying the lumber on the obstructionist Dems. He is pissed. This is all Pelosi since they had a deal until she flew back from SFO.

sbwaters

Like I said, I had seen nothing to object to regarding Fauci, but if that interview is accurate, he limited his own shelf-life.

The Infamous Ignatz

--"I know, but what do you want me to do?" Fauci replied. "I mean, seriously Jon, let's get real. What do you want me to do?"

Fauci also said he had never used the term "China virus." Asked if he ever would, Fauci responded, "No."--

I'm sure I don't agree with Fauci much politically and he has been a sturdy member of the NIH swamp for decades but that quote is supposed to bother me?
There is a little evidence the bug was known in November but even the Chinese whistleblowers didn't make the connection something was going on until mid-late December. So the Chinese should have warned us a month sooner not three months. Now it's possible Trump has some classified info saying otherwise but that doesn't seem very likely.
And who cares what he calls it? He's with the NIH o presumably he's going to use a more formal term whoever is president.
It doesn't confirm anyone's bias but there is a story at PJM in which Fauci states Trump's travel bans could very well prevent us from the fate of Italy.
Trump seems ok with having the guy on the podium with him regardless of how weepy he gets over Hillary speeches, so I'm not going to worry about whether he is a Trump cheerleader or not.

Captain Hate

4-D Fauci?

Threadkiller

Fauci will be shitcanned like Sessions when this is over unless he does a groveling Rosenstein.

clarice

Fox News:Thousands of stolen coronavirus respirator masks found in Oregon, donated to hospitals as arrest made

Threadkiller

The Senate in action(inaction):
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=NzPxPkR73zk

Sassehole is the presiding douche. Some clerk tells him what to say and he properly parrots.

henry

Anecdote: the stuff works.

https://nypost.com/2020/03/22/florida-man-with-coronavirus-says-drug-touted-by-trump-saved-his-life/

boris

Un-willowed rant:

"punish the whole country unnecessarily for the sake of the blue hells"

This and statewide school closings and other broad unfocused mandates are IMO based on motive and justification ...

Motives: Deep state gets to select crony corporate survivors and cull the herd of competition from capitalism. Take credit for eventual recovery. Create dependency on the deep state and punish the country "for not voting the right way".

Justification: Equityism ... such that unpeople and their spawn in flyover country shan't thrive while goodfolk in Utopian Hives whither in protective custody.

Motives unspoken while euphemistic justifications seem perfectly reasonable to the left, their fellow travelers, and unfortunately far to many of the GOPe.

Threadkiller

Nothing but machines for both Senators. I’ll keep trying in case the accidentally answer. Probably going to keep pushing menu buttons to see what happens.

henry

@vickymckenna

Ohio Planned Parenthood Ignores State Order Banning Elective Surgical Abortions During Coronavirus Crisis

https://twitter.com/vickimckenna/status/1242117148144807945?s=21

Jack is Back!

This guy (he's a Mullah in Iran) fits somewhere between Rick Wilson and Schumer/Pelosi. Not a nickle's difference in my opinion.

https://twitter.com/AlinejadMasih/status/1241849911701889024?s=20

Neo

Joe Biden does his "Mr Magoo" impersonation in shadow COVID briefing.

rich

test.

Extraneus

That's some interview with Moynihan's daughter Maura, MM. I've only been through half of it so far.

lyle

https://www.frontpagemag.com/point/2020/03/pelosi-has-nothing-lose-taking-chinese-virus-daniel-greenfield/

We’ll see.

Jim,SunnyvaleCA,USA

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Jim,SunnyvaleCA,USA

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rich

md has a stay-at-home sortof recommendation starting at 5PM. given the hundreds of exceptions pretty much pointless.

rich

jim-

the dems need their natural constituency available for the polls.

MissMarple2

A great early result from a drug that will start tomorrow in New York and other places! #COVIDー19 https://t.co/4F4Qk4WFtK

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 23, 2020

Link goes to New York Post article.

lyle

https://amgreatness.com/2020/03/21/covid-19-the-elephant-and-the-house-cat/

Kimball. Be forewarned: he takes to task the term “abundance of caution.” 😉

MissMarple2

{lease listen to the interview with Maura Moynihan, which can be found with the link I posted at 12:08. It is really a serious look at the Chinese communists and how dangerous they are.

Captain Hate

md has a stay-at-home sortof recommendation starting at 5PM. given the hundreds of exceptions pretty much pointless.

Sounds like the DeRINO scam.

lyle

https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2020/03/video_shows_dr_fauci_understood_the_danger_of_children_returning_to_school_in_h1n1_pandemic_but_downplayed_the_risk.html

More on the faux-naif Fauci.

Melinda

(((AG)))
@AGHamilton29
It has a freaking bailout for the Post Office in it!

These are not serious people. They are playing political games while Americans are suffering and I will never forget it.

Kevin 👐 Glass @KevinWGlass
The Senate GOP bill that Dems claimed was bloated with unrelated handouts to special interests was 580 pages long.

The Pelosi bill that's now circulating is more than 1200 pages long.

https://twitter.com/AGHamilton29/status/1242120513461399552

[Do read the thread of Vital Pelosi add ins.]

The Infamous Ignatz

Completely agree on the Maura Moyhnihan interview. Only 14 minutes in and I already hope Trump appoints her to something.
Ambassador to China? :)

Captain Hate

Turning on Gaylord?

http://acecomments.mu.nu/?post=386472

Hmmmm, who was his VP?

Melinda

Schumie done effed up. Not reddy for Prime Time (this is long, sorry. Not sorry.):

Lisa Desjardins
@LisaDNews
As the only reporter in the Senate chamber for all that - let me just say WOW.

I’ve seen a lot, never seen anything quite like that.

Need to send notes to my newsroom, etc. Then will tweet more.

11:34am · 23 Mar 2020 · Twitter for iPhone
Washington, DC, United States

8m
Senate chamber boils over.

- Sen. Collins asked to speak, Schumer objected.
- Sen. Cotton shouted, "C'mon", "This is bullshit!"
- Collins walked thru her row to Schumer - stood a foot or so away, finger pointed, exclaimed, "you are objecting to my speaking? This is appalling!"

- Republicans were now nearly all standing, loudly voicing anger.
- Schumer was trying to sort out, with his staff, how to communicate what he was doing. (He wanted to ask about schedule and offer some votes but notably seems he had not signaled that to the GOP beforehand).

- Sen. Cotton, standing near the well, presses the point and in an oddly "I am Spartacus!" moment, asks to speak himself.
- Schumer: objection.
- Sen. Cassidy is now Spartacus, asks to speak.
- Schumer: objection.

https://twitter.com/LisaDNews/status/1242127637167906818

Buckeye

Today would be a good day for some patriots to drag a guillotine to the Mall.

lyle

https://twitchy.com/sarahd-313035/2020/03/23/disgusting-heres-how-nancy-pelosi-is-using-house-dems-covid19-stimulus-bill-to-put-a-gun-to-the-head-of-america-right-now/

I wish I could call this unbelievable but...

Extraneus

Maura's a little over-dramatic, and I don't understand how an American developed that accent, but that was a worthwhile look at the commies and how evil they are.

Buckeye

After that make a “courtesy call” to the CNN newsroom.

The address is 820 First St. NE if that helps.

Porchlight

Pelosi and Schumer are terrified of something. Their base, Soros, the ChiComs, I don't know, but someone has a gun to their heads. This is insane behavior, even for them.

Melinda

Porch-

Or someone they probably shouldn't trust is giving them "advice".

Neo

CNBC claims a deal is close .. stock rebound a bit

Is this all a ploy to play the market ?

Buckeye

Is this all a ploy to play the market ?

No.

anonamom

"GET OFF THE COUCH, YOUR COUNTRY NEEDS YOU!"

GET OFF YOUR KEYBOARD, YOUR COUNTRY NEEDS YOU!

henry

Mayor Barrett gave it away. The stay at home waffles set up “vote by mail” as the only possibility for an election. Goodbye to voter ID, goodbye to freedom with one fucking stupid state EO.

sbwaters

... anonamom says, tapping her keys.

Melinda

Moynihan, et al, with a bad case of the "Whoopsies!":

Senpai 3:16 🇺🇸 🚁
@Senpai_316
el oh el

Translate Tweet
Paul Sperry @paulsperry_
BREAKING: Bank of America and Wells Fargo facing severe worker productivity issue after India shuts down all offices there, forcing workers to telecommute from home. Problem: BoA and Wells Fargo employees & contractors in India do not own laptops or iPads & cannot work from home.

https://twitter.com/Senpai_316/status/1242128888005828616

The Infamous Ignatz

--Maura's a little over-dramatic, and I don't understand how an American developed that accent...--

You ever listen to her dad?

lyle

Two shitty banks, natch.

Melinda

So far, Lyle....

henry

Pelosi was scheduled to introduce her bill at 2 eastern.

Melinda

Her defense team is up and running, henry (Language Alert):

RBe
@RBPundit
You absolute fucking hack.

PELOSI IS THE ONE WHO KILLED THE BILL.

It's not a fucking tactic.

IT'S LITERALLY WHAT HAPPENED.

Holy fuck, man. When will you stop being a Democrat hack?

Kyle Cheney @kyledcheney
NEW: As talks went sideways, congressional Republicans turn to a familiar tactic: Pelosi as the ultimate foil.

It’s a security blanket move that contrasts with Trump’s message to shelve strict public health measures.

politico.com/news/2020/03/2…

https://twitter.com/RBPundit/status/1242134115815772160

Melinda

Scorcher:

Caleb Hull
@CalebJHull
Kennedy:

"[The brain] starts working in a mother’s womb, and it doesn’t stop working until you get elected to Congress... Do you know what the American people are thinking? They’re thinking that this country was founded by geniuses. But it’s being run by a bunch of idiots."

https://twitter.com/CalebJHull/status/1242140155076640771


lyle

I’m donating blood tomorrow, a-mom. Does that count?

D

Dems already voting against it again

Gillebrandt, Tester, Durbin .
Get those 4 senators back pronto.
Only Rand Paul needs to be in isolation.

rse

Anyone else working on closets?

Made good luck soup with some of the poultry stock that simmered almost 12 hours the other day using smoked sausage, dried black eyed peas, onions, garlic, celery, green bell pepper, and then okra added for last 30 minutes.

Thought I'd make brown rice later to go with it. Essentially Hoppin John.

Also discovered it is easier to social distance if you walk in the rain. Got a nice hour walk in on a route and saw about 30 people where red and her friends encountered hundreds the other day.

Asphalt is so much softer to my knees than sidewalks.

The Infamous Ignatz

If the coronavirus means down the road there is some slim chance when I call customer service I'm actually going to understand the person on the other end it will all have been worth it.
Of course if that person goes from Apu in Delhi to Moqueesha in Queens I'm not sure it'll make much difference.

Dave (in MA)

According to Joe Biden, my Governor is Charlie Parker.

Jim,SunnyvaleCA,USA

"It has a freaking bailout for the Post Office in it!"

These are the same Dems that have been unable to pass a budget for ... how many years?

clarice

https://thehill.com/regulation/court-battles/489028-supreme-court-raises-bar-for-racial-discrimination-claims-in

Extraneus

You ever listen to her dad?

Yeah, I was wondering about that. Connecticut Brahmin? WF Buckley had a similar thing going, too. I guess they were all educated in prep schools outside of NY?

Jim,SunnyvaleCA,USA

Amom: "get off your keyboards"
sbw: "anonamom says, tapping her keys."

Not quite fair ... it's a cute turn-of-phrase but I doubt you seriously argue that Amom's contribution outside the cyber world is substandard?

sbwaters

Sorry, Jim,Sunny, I should have added the ";-)" at the end.

Humor. Never could tell a joke. :-(

D

30 votes against .
Now 31..
This is sick.

Melinda

FT just now.

A $2.3bn mutual fund sought buyers for more than $1bn of US mortgage bonds on
Sunday to cover investor withdrawals after booking heavy losses in the current
market turmoil.
The AlphaCentric Income Opportunities fund lost more than 30 per cent of its value
last week owing to its heavy exposure to home loans to borrowers with lower credit
scores. The fund’s public filings show that at the end of 2019 — when it still had $4bn
in assets — it had invested two-thirds of its portfolio in bonds backed by subprime
mortgages.

Jim,SunnyvaleCA,USA

Thanks, sbw ... :)

Melinda

Lachlan Markay
@lachlan
New: Twitter says that rampant coronavirus disinformation from Chinese government officials, most notably MFA spokesman @zlj517, does not violate the company's terms of service thedailybeast.com/twitter-says-b…

https://twitter.com/lachlan/status/1242144904740036609

D

All Dems are voting no.
This is disgusting.
Trump should use his pen and phone.
These jokers in the Senate are useless.

rse

Boris Johnson will address the nation this evening and announce a new, stricter lockdown policy for the UK, the Telegraph understands.

Mr Johnson will chair a meeting of the Government's emergency Cobra committee at 5pm today, then update the country on the latest social distancing measures Downing Street will impose.

The address, which is expected at around 7pm this evening, will likely include the closure of all shops except supermarkets, food stores and pharmacies.

The new measures come as the NHS announced 46 more people have died from Covid-19 in England in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of UK deaths to 335.

Isn't that now in the East?

Jane

I want Trump to declare the crisis over, make sure the drug is readily available and get us back to normal - tonite at 5:00

Captain Hate

According to Joe Biden, my Governor is Charlie Parker.

Considering Coupe DeVal's father was Sun Ra Arkestra saxophonist Laurdine "Pat" Patrick, maybe the Paste Eater broke into Hunter's stash by mistake.

MissMarple2

Extraneus,

Her father was also Ambassador to India during her early teens, so I imagine she went to schools over there which had a lot of people speaking English with a British accent.

In addition, she has been very active with the pro-Tibetan movement which has a lot of people in India, Nepal, and Bhutan. All of them speak English with the Colonial British accent.

People pick up accents if they spend a lot of time in an area which has an easily identifiable accent. I ran into a gal at my 50th reunion who married a Massachusetts guy and lived in Boston for 40 years. You would never know she was from Indiana!

Threadkiller


FT just now.

A $2.3bn mutual fund sought buyers for more than $1bn of US mortgage bonds on
Sunday to cover investor withdrawals

Is China barred from purchasing?

clarice

https://twitter.com/ChadPergram/status/1242141564463448064?fbclid=IwAR0X1IZEB02f-wuLy3Hm7I0KG7OSJmW-7ehGODN_IE8YBd3zCaebO8CotUU

I think only solons with the virus should be allowed to vote on the bill everyone else should be sent home.

macthenaif

Latest test results from WA show the positive rate is down to 5.4%. I suspect they're over the hump.

Jane

Pelosi and Schumer are terrified of something. Their base, Soros, the ChiComs, I don't know, but someone has a gun to their heads. This is insane behavior, even for them.

The same thing they have been terrified of since the day he took office. Consider this the 4th impeachment attempt. (The virus) He's got their numbers!

Threadkiller

3rd news station has caved in. Their 11:AM news has now reported the “San Diego Covid death” correctly. “A San Diego resident died in Santa Clarita...”

I called a very good, and vocal, county supervisor and explained the fake news and how rude the station was to me.

I strongly urge everyone to overwhelm these clowns.

Jane

He's also uniting much of the country much to the chagrin of the assholes.

Threadkiller

Civil War II has been underway for half a century or more. A creeping war that the media, politicians, and certain public unions have been perfecting.

This “crisis” has exposed their flanks. The time to fight is now. Not physically(CW III), but digitally. Let’s win the current war!

MissMarple2

You guys do remember that Jack Dorsey (Is that right?) moved to Africa a couple of years ago, don't you?

Who owns Twitter, because he doesn't own it all. Why go live in Africa, of all places?

Something weird afoot there.

Extraneus

Good point about Moynihan's India posting.

lyle

https://pjmedia.com/trending/actor-idris-elba-new-coronavirus-is-world-reacting-to-the-human-race/

If only stupidity this bad were fatal.

Stephanie Nene Not Your Normal Granma

I hear Buffett is taking a bloodbath.

MissMarple2

Mark Knoller
@markknoller
·
37s
VP Pence at @fema
for teleconference with US Governors.
At start of call tells them @fema
"now the hub of all operations" against Coronavirus. Said he has news to share with the Governors about ventilators. He'll talk to reporters after the call.

Jane

This is exactly what I agree with.

https://donsurber.blogspot.com/2020/03/trumps-end-game-on-covid-19.html#more

This will end after the 15 day quarantine.

Extraneus

Birkshire Hathaway was over $340K/share a month ago, now $243K.

Captain Hate

I hear Buffett is taking a bloodbath.

Please be true.

Stephanie Nene Not Your Normal Granma

Tokyo Olympics postponed.

henry

Unfortunately, Buffet is not alone in that bloodbath.

MissMarple2

Want proof .@realDonaldTrump is not the problem listen & share pic.twitter.com/65bklSR5QR

— Antoine Tucker 🇺🇸 (@montaga) March 23, 2020

Video at link, about 50 seconds. NOT your average GOP voter, and ignore the use of the F word. He knows exactly what's going on. (Ignore the tattoos and earrings, too! Ha!)

The Infamous Ignatz

Trump can't force the states to lift any quarantines they've put in place, unless he pleads some interstate commerce power.

James D.

Well, our lying racist scumbag governor in Virginia just shut down the whole state.

lyle

I hear Buffett is taking a bloodbath

Big deal. So his NW is down a billion to $20 billion or whatever? Thousands of small biz owners go bankrupt and Warren swoops in to buy them up for pennies on the dollar.

MissMarple2

Important thread on the choke hold that China has on out pharmaceuticals, along with a link to an article in American Greatness:

https://twitter.com/rising_serpent/status/1242154828421378061

jimmyk

Economists Paul Romer and Alan Garber (also a physician) in the NYT (of all places):

In the long run, we are likely to have better options — a vaccine perhaps, or effective drug treatments. And at some point, herd immunity, when so many people have immunity that others are unlikely to encounter and fall victim to the virus, will make this coronavirus a far more manageable threat.

But we cannot afford to wait and hope. John Maynard Keynes famously quipped that in the long run, we are all dead. If we keep up our current strategy of suppression based on indiscriminate social distance for 12 to 18 months, most of us will still be alive. It is our economy that will be dead.

MissMarple2

That should be "our" pharmaceuticals.

jimmyk

What is the scenario by which Cuomo gets the nomination of Biden? Only if Biden strokes out or is somehow "persuaded" to step aside, or suicided. Otherwise he seems pretty determined, though his current relative silence is a bit concerning. There will be no role for superdelegates at the convention as he'll have an absolute majority in the first round.

lyle

Politico hacks got the demtard backs:

Senate Democrats again defeat key procedural vote on coronavirus package

“procedural vote”

The Infamous Ignatz

Latest CCP-Reuters propaganda effort;
White House Axed CDC 'Eyes & Ears' On The Ground In China Months Before Outbreak

jimmyk

How can Senate Dems block? Is that a cloture vote?

lyle

his current relative silence is a bit concerning

Not to the D power brokers. The less the country sees him the better is their MO.

jimmyk

Of course I meant concerning to me all of us JOMers who can't wait for him to be the nominee.

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