“Democrats are seeking to raise benefits as research shows a rise in food insecurity without modern precedent amid the pandemic. But Republicans have balked at a long-term expansion of the program.” N Y Times 5/7/20
This, in the middle of a pandemic, when millions of family members have lost their jobs! This is the Republican stance on extending the food stamp program! Have you had enough of Republicans yet? Have you had enough of the Republican philosophy of leaving everyone to fend for themselves absent as little Government support as possible even though this help, this support, is what Government is for? Even though the people being denied this extension of their very ability to buy food will suffer even more than they already are?
And, even as this callous Republican bunch are refusing to extend the ability of people to put food on their table, comes this from today’s New York Times:
WASHINGTON — “A company created just six weeks ago by a pair of Republican operatives received hundreds of millions of dollars in payments from desperate state and local governments for coronavirus supplies, but is now facing a federal criminal investigation and a rising chorus of complaints from customers who say their orders never arrived.”
Have you had enough of these cruel disgusting little people whose only reason for attaining office is to clutch power in their greedy grasping hands? While striving to keep people down? While putting unqualified empty suits into positions of power in the judiciary? In the cabinet? In the seats of power? While, in too many cases, these people are glaringly unqualified for these positions? And, in too many of these cases, these people are even diametrically opposed to what these positions have been created to do? Have you had enough yet?
Have you had enough of the single most inept person ever to sit behind the Resolute desk? An unread, ignorant grifter who has managed, by his mistakes and bumbling inaction, to make this deadly pandemic far worse than it needed to be. And still will not do what any sane leader would and should immediately do in an emergency such as this. This coward who steadfastly refuses to take any responsibility for anything after months of stalling, finally invoked the Defense Production Act only after mounting pressure from Democratic lawmakers, who sent the president a letter earlier in March urging him to use its powers. His stated reason for his reluctance to do so was that he would only use it in “a worst-case scenario.”
This, despite The United States having the world’s highest confirmed death toll, with more than 33,000 fatalities at the time, and his medical experts advising him that we would be facing the possibility that deaths could rise significantly in coming weeks. He was advised that the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the United States would, and has, topped 1 million and the deaths toll could, and has, surpassed the total of US troop fatalities during the war in Vietnam. And that millions would lose their jobs. Any sane commander-in-chief, other than this emotional coward, would certainly have considered this to be a “worst-case scenario.” Have you had enough yet?
Moreover, to add insult to injury, yesterday the Republican Attorney General William Barr’s “justice” department has moved to drop the charges against Michael Flynn, who, among other admitted crimes, admittedly lied to the FBI about his conversations with Russia’s then-ambassador to the United States Sergey Kislyak, and of whom a judge at his postponed sentencing said; “arguably you sold your country out.”
And now, in a desperate move that reveals just how criminally evil Donald J. Trump is, he wants to open the country – even in the face of the continuing rising deaths. In essence, he is willing to gamble with our lives in order to win an election! Chew on that for a bit.
So…What the Trump administration has been telling us for three plus years now is this: The Republican Party wants you to just pay us your taxes and shut the fuck up peasants…you do not matter, We do not give a shit how you feel or what you think. And even less about how you are – or if you live or die!
Are you angry yet? Have you now had enough?
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