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Trump officials lay groundwork for May reopening

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by KenH, Apr 9, 2020.

  1. KenH

    KenH Well-Known Member

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    Good. What the Doom-and-Gloomers seem to not understand is that there are not only two options available - immediately fling the economy wide open on May 1 or hide under our beds for the next 12-18 months. We can keep a lid on the hotspots and develop plans for how to open restaurants, beauty salons, dog grooming services, etc., in the parts of the country that are nowhere near as affected by COVID-19 as densely populated areas such as NYC-New Jersey, Detroit, Chicago, etc. The vast majority of the country should not be restricted by the crises in large cities.

    Trump officials lay groundwork for May reopening
     
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  2. Scott Downey

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    Whats bad about the long road down the shutdown path, is it extends maybe for years what eventually may happen anyway, which is everyone being exposed to the covid virus, rather than getting it over with, then over and done.

    They have gotten some very promising drugs though such as Chloroquine, Remdesivir, Ivermectin, and others as treatment and will have an antibody drug by September. It is already developed and is going into testing NOW. It is an antibody vaccine using lab created antibodies. Scientists say it is working really well. Those scientists say it is ready NOW, but has to go through mandated testing, but iit ready to be produced in whatever volume is necessary NOW.
     
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    Excellent! :Thumbsup
     
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    China released this manufactured virus as a biological war experiment/attack. What they didn't realize is that most Americans and even some Europeans now do not want to buy anything else made in China and that China is going to collapse internally.
     
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    I wish. Greed kicks in and Westerners want cheap.
     
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    This shutdown is not cheap. There is so much sickness in China that few are going to want to go there. Only Taiwan was prepared for this pandemic because they know the depravity of communism up close.
     
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    You think that they just did not act to contain it well? It came from the Wuhan Lab. Trump has to know all of this and the Pentagon as well but China is no match for any military so I don't look for them to attack us militarily. If we stop buying things made in China, they will collapse and retreat into the days before Nixon went there in the dead of winter. Nixon was wrong about China and communism.
     
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    I've not seen any evidence that it came from a lab in China and was released as a military weapon.
     
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    I think it was developed as a weapon, but I dont think they intentionally released it. I could be wrong. I can guarantee you we have biologicals that make Covid19 look like the sniffles.
     
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    The democratic governors will fight this, IMO, unless they have more testing done. They do not care much about jobs do they.
    This is an attempt to make things look as bleak as they can before the fall election as political power and getting rid of Trump is everything to them
     
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    Americans need to start practicing social distancing--from Chinese made products. Avoid them like the virus.
     
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    You mean that President Trump did not unleash it then?
     
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    Think plan is to start out in rural areas and states, and keep big media markets like NY and LA still under quarantine longer!
     
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    Trump has done very well: first in the world to stop air travel from China, which Biden said was racist, and first to get help for medicine from French doctors.
     
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    You know there is a new name out for this type of social distancing from China; it is called "Economical Distancing" and the more the better as far as China is concerned.
     
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    Kudlow has floated a trial balloon about compensating American corporations for moving out of China. That's crony capitalism. China will steal everything and the stockholders should take a loss on this one. The tax laws will allow corporations to deduct their losses. I believe that China manufactured this virus in researching biological warfare weapons and it escaped from their Wuhan Lab or was released.

    Europeans, such as the Germans, have stronger ties into China than anyone else. They probably will continue to do business with the Chinese Communists in a reduced manner. In the American case, our allies are Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and the Philippines and that will draw us away from China as unreliable. Trump is not going to tolerate Chinese military incursions as Obama did. We have already moved towards India, something that we have been trying to do since World War II.

    Of course, it has been proven short-sighted to rely on China for necessities such as medicine and other vital supplies. These things must be brought back to America.

    Nixon was wrong about China and wrong about communism.
     
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    Would you elaborate on your statement that "Nixon was wrong about China and wrong about communism" please?

    (Perhaps someone specific examples, for the purpose of clarification.)
     
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    Sure, Nixon is the one who went to China in person and opened China up--about 1972 in the winter. Americans have thought that prosperity would soften communism but all money did for the communists was to allow them to build up their military and deploy more force against their neighbors. In other words, communism is incorrigible.
     
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