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    Quote Originally Posted by UnifiedDivide View Post
    I saw a study mentioned today, from Stanford I believe, that claimed 18 Trump rallies were responsible for around 30,000 cases and about 700 deaths, so far.
    I'm just gonna say it...

    Imagine if Obama did this?

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    Quote Originally Posted by matheney2k View Post
    I'm just gonna say it...

    Imagine if Obama did this?
    I don't know if it's on the same level as tan suits and grey poupon...

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    Quote Originally Posted by matheney2k View Post
    I'm just gonna say it...

    Imagine if Obama did this?
    You'd probably have assassination attempts. Especially given Obama wouldn't have the extra fencing around the White House.

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    Quote Originally Posted by UnifiedDivide View Post
    Am I crazy, or is he just going to places he's already been?
    The philosophy seems to be, that only battleground states matter. Biden was doing the same, until he sent Harris to Texas.

    And Trump leads a cult, Biden leads a party. Someone who is not Trump, cannot hold a Trump rally. Biden has Obama and Harris at the very minimum.

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    Quote Originally Posted by matheney2k View Post
    I'm just gonna say it...

    Imagine if Obama did this?
    Republicans would go absolutely apeshit.

    They'd be demanding his impeachment.
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    I don't think I ever hide the fact I was a national socialist. The fact I am a German one is what technically makes me a nazi
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    You haven't seen nothing yet, we trumpsters will definitely be getting some cool uniforms soon I hope.

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    Quote Originally Posted by UnifiedDivide View Post
    .... what?

    Pretty sure he's also sedated right now lol Very low energy. Sad!
    Judging by this interview, it seems appropriate:

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    Quote Originally Posted by Breccia View Post
    The philosophy seems to be, that only battleground states matter. Biden was doing the same, until he sent Harris to Texas.

    And Trump leads a cult, Biden leads a party. Someone who is not Trump, cannot hold a Trump rally. Biden has Obama and Harris at the very minimum.
    On that note as of yesterday early voting turnout in Texas was at 108% of the total 2016 vote with still a few more days of early voting to go.

    It would not surprise me if total turnout ended up at around 150% of 2016, and that's probably going to make texas polling wildly inaccurate.

    The 2020 Texas electorate is going to be nothing like that seen in prior elections, and given that polling is based on weightings derived from historical data, large changes in who votes such as here is going to throw those models off.
    Quote Originally Posted by Redtower View Post
    I don't think I ever hide the fact I was a national socialist. The fact I am a German one is what technically makes me a nazi
    Quote Originally Posted by Hooked View Post
    You haven't seen nothing yet, we trumpsters will definitely be getting some cool uniforms soon I hope.

  9. #63149
    It is fun having to watch Trump run around the country like a mad man. Because, even though he may be enjoying the adulation of his sycophants, this has to be tiring the "stick of butter on legs" out. And plus, it's is definitely eating into his golfing time

    Edit: Plus have you seen how much he is complaining at each of his rallies. MYGOD

  10. #63150
    Quote Originally Posted by Adam Jensen View Post
    I mean there is *some* truth to it.

    Hospitals on the whole get more funding for treating COVID19 patients, for Medicare patients only. But there's no evidence of abuse or over-reporting by hospitals and it's not like individual doctors are getting more in their paycheck per COVID19 patient, which is what Trump was insinuating.

    And it's still a money loss given the financial strain of having patients on ICU and on ventilators for extended periods of time. That funding doesn't become profit, it goes straight into the cost to treat these people.

    In short, Trump is a fucking dumbass.
    Crazy part is this is nothing new.
    This is how Medicare has done it for 60 years.
    Severity, modalities, services rendered, time, complexity, diagnosis, secondary diagnosis, etc etc.

    They would have been paid extra just by the length of stay and services/severity.

    The 20% extra came from fucking Trump when he signed the CARES act and it only applies to 55 million people on Medicare.
    They get no extra money for treatment of the other 260 million people in this country.

    Doctors were not included in the extra fee bump on Medicare, nor were any other "doctor". Its facility reimbursement only.

    CDC and CMS(Medicare) requirements are a positive test.

    But its Trump and his supporters throwing whatever they can at the wall and seeing what sticks.

    Besides the fact that positive tests do not get reimbursed more than negative test so his whole argument has nothing to do with the 102k positive test in the last 24 hours.
    Buh Byeeeeeeeeeeee !!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Redwyrm View Post
    Plus have you seen how much he is complaining at each of his rallies. MYGOD
    Honeslty, he "complains" a lot. Oh it's unfair. Oh it's rigged. Oh they're all out to get me because of all that stuff I did. It's the media. It's the Deep State. It's the Democrats. Somehow, everything that happened is someone else's fault.

    Trump can only run as an underdog, because a self-proclaimed never-proven billionaire born into wealth and luxury and power needs to be trodden upon to appeal to the people he's selling lies to. It should ring hollow now that he's been in charge for four years.

  12. #63152
    Quote Originally Posted by kaelleria View Post
    I don't know if it's on the same level as tan suits and grey poupon...
    wow imagine not mentioning the french mustard.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Adam Jensen View Post
    I mean there is *some* truth to it.

    Hospitals on the whole get more funding for treating COVID19 patients, for Medicare patients only. But there's no evidence of abuse or over-reporting by hospitals and it's not like individual doctors are getting more in their paycheck per COVID19 patient, which is what Trump was insinuating.

    And it's still a money loss given the financial strain of having patients on ICU and on ventilators for extended periods of time. That funding doesn't become profit, it goes straight into the cost to treat these people.

    In short, Trump is a fucking dumbass.
    reminds me of how people on the right were claiming climate scientists were somehow getting rich by claiming it was occurring. and when asked how, they would talking about getting grant money, ignoring that grants are not just a check to do whatever you want with.
    "Law and Order", lots of places have had that, Russia, North Korea, Saddam's Iraq.
    Laws can be made to enforce order of cruelty and brutality.
    Equality and Justice, that is how you have peace and a society that benefits all.

  14. #63154
    So Trump has started to repeat himself...

    A line @realDonaldTrump has now repeated twice in this campaign speech in Newtown, PA: "You can't have scandal when nobody's reporting about it." He is subdued.
    https://twitter.com/tamarakeithNPR/s...848218112?s=19

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    Quote Originally Posted by kaelleria View Post
    "You can't have scandal when nobody's reporting about it."
    That sounds like the October Surprise to me. Anyone else think he's lamenting the Hunter Biden thing not working in any way?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Breccia View Post
    That sounds like the October Surprise to me. Anyone else think he's lamenting the Hunter Biden thing not working in any way?
    Do you think it will occur to anyone on his staff, that he might have contributed to complacency in the public to scandals?

    Edit: I keep linking Trump trying to hold US liable for his rape, they don’t even blink. Not giving a shit... but, they wonder why no one cares about a laptop? By the time Trump’s first year was done, we knew what his cock looked like, due to his scandal with a porn star. 3 years later... no one is going to give a shit about a lap top...

    Edit 2: Overton Window of scandals... lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by Felya View Post
    Do you think it will occur to anyone on his staff, that he might have contributed to complacency in the public to scandals?
    No. They've been riding the partisan gap widening efforts. They expected people to go all-in on a single issue just because they said so.

  18. #63158
    Quote Originally Posted by Felya View Post
    Do you think it will occur to anyone on his staff, that he might have contributed to complacency in the public to scandals?

    Edit: I keep linking Trump trying to hold US liable for his rape, they don’t even blink. Not giving a shit... but, they wonder why no one cares about a laptop? By the time Trump’s first year was done, we knew what his cock looked like, due to his scandal with a porn star. 3 years later... no one is going to give a shit about a lap top...

    Edit 2: Overton Window of scandals... lol
    The only people left are the true believers.

    For them to understand they contributed to complacency about "scandals" that would require self reflection. That will not happen because they'd have to admit they're responsible for 230k+ people dead and other horrible things.

  19. #63159
    So, once again I find myself in need of a mini-break from reading about the Election and what new atrocities Trump is committing on a daily basis, so I'm going to scale back on this forum (and the news in general) until after the election is over, at least. It's just far too stressful in combination with my physical therapy, so I'm going to use the time to watch people Phasmophobia instead because that fills me with less dread.

    I'll still be doing my daily updates but I might not see responses in here in a timely manner. I'll answer any PMs as soon as I see 'em.

    Harass your friends and family to vote in person or use official dropboxes if they haven't already done so. Let's do our best to end this TRUMP SHITSHOW as soon as possible, because there are likely millions of people who couldn't survive another four years.

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    “There you stand, the good man doing nothing. And while evil triumphs, and your rigid pacifism crumbles to blood stained dust, the only victory afforded to you is that you stuck true to your guns.”

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