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Rob Elshire

Kushner’s COVID-19 Team Ended Plan For Nationwide Testing Because They Didn’t Want To Help Blue States

This is being reported in various news outlets. If this is true, it is one of the most callous and inhumane decisions I have ever heard of.

Rob Elshire

Why I Won't Vote for Biden or Trump

I'm a Gen Xer that became politically aware in the 1980's. My understanding broadened and matured in the 90's when it was very clear that neoliberal economic based politics (whether from Democrats or Republicans) was hurting most of people. Racism was used as a tool to divide the working class. Sexism, just a normal part of the way the world works. It just got worse from there.

In 2016, for the first time since I became eligible to vote for president, I decided not to vote. Given the choice between two members of the "Fuck you, I've got mine" ruling class, I wasn't going to lend my support to a corrupt system. In 2020, we've got the same choice, again. Another "Fuck you" from the boomer ruling class. This is the last time that I will be eligible to vote in a U.S. presidential election. I will write in my vote for Bernard Sanders.

Rob Elshire

Merica's Response to Covid-19

Merica's Response to Covid-19

As the number of infections in the US continues to rise, we have no reason to wonder why that is.

Rob Elshire

City Enters Phase 4 Of Pretending Coronavirus Over

This looks a lot like the articles in the Indianapolis Star recently.

EDIT: Maybe leadership from the POTUS.

Rob Elshire

Coronavirus survival comes with a $1.1 million, 181-page price tag | The Seattle Times

Meanwhile in the country with the best health care in the world. ™ Where you get what you pay for?