POTUS Trump targets Easter to get back to business

Empirical Cane

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LMAO!!! I blame people loke you for putting this idiot in office in the 1st place. I Iived in NJ for over 20 years. I'm very familiar with this con man. Worst president in history bar none!!!

We've been living in a false economy not driven by .manufacturing, but driven by consumer spending. FACT. You have the only president in American history to run a deficit in postive economic times. FACT. All he did was add some sugar tp the economy by running up a 4 trillion dollar deficit about to go to 6 trillion. That is what has fueled the economy, but most people are not smart enough to figure that out. A corporate and wealth tax cut that has depleated our tax revenue base that our children will have to pay for. We have ruined our kids future. There's no free lunch. Taxes will have to increase just to pay the interest on all this debt. It's like Trump gave the American people a shiny new credit card and said go out and spend. That shopping spree is coming to an end and that sick pit in your stomach will come when the payments are due.

The funny thing is that people here on CIS try to label me as a Liberal. As if that is some bad word. However, I am not Liberal. I believe in a balanced budget and sensible government. That used to be what "Conservatives" believed in. I don't know what a Conservative means anymore because what we have seen the past 3 years has been anything but conservative and more closer to extreme choas and frivolous spending.

One of my best friends is a "Conservative " Republican. He only voted for Trump because he didn't like Hillary. Admittedly, he said he bought into Trump, but says there's no way he'll vote for him again.

Good luck with the campaign.
Worst President how?

James Buchanon says hi by the way.
 

Dan E. Dangerously

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Can’t happen. That will make the depression look like a walk in the park. Unemployment exceeding 30% and social unrest. No way this continues like this until the end of the year.
Nobody wants that. But it's not like you haggle with a virus to make it go away. That's why it's reckless to give people false hope about this not being a big deal and will all be over by Easter.
 
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Nobody wants that. But it's not like you haggle with a virus to make it go away. That's why it's reckless to give people false hope about this not being a big deal and will all be over by Easter.
Don’t think anybody thinks it’s going to be over by Easter.

Also it’s not that nobody wants that, it’s that that’s just an untenable situation for our country or the world to be in.

At some point we’re going to have to manage in a way where people can go back to work. The cost to humanity will be much worse than any deaths if we are thrown into a worldwide depression, for a virus that we’re not even sure what the death rate is at this point

Question is at what point in time is the breaking point reached, with a cost/benefit ratio of maintaining a restrictive quarantine worse than the cost/benefit ratio of slowly going back to normal.

As of now, I’m fully supporting social distancing and all measures that are being taken. I believe each section of the country will reach their more restrictive points at different times throughout the next few weeks. Obviously, and very predictably, New York is in their worst phase right now. A lot will depend on what their peak looks like and when that is reached. Then it will be other at metropolitan areas at different times.

But in my opinion zero chance this restrictiveness extends much more past sometime in the summer or the fall. It’s just really hard to predict anything out right now. But I can almost say with absolute certainty that the disaster caused by maintaining this until the end of the year will be worse than any additional deaths caused by the pandemic. My opinion, but I feel pretty strongly about it.
 
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Law enforcement and EMT Service's never had a break. I, personally didn't forget about my colleagues busting their areses off day in and day out and I have 3 friends of mine are in quarantine right now. I'm sure that they will come out of it . So let's pray for all of the first responders through out the countries .
 

423Hurricane

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2.2 trillion buys us some time and there’s talk of more on the way. Even with all that government infusion, I don’t see any way we can continue this to the end of the year. I can see a scenario where pockets are opened up as the situation permits.
 

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Do you know what has a higher death rate than the Coronavirus? A depression.

Seriously, go back and look at the data of what happens from a healthcare perspective in severe recessions through depressions.

If you think the hospitals are overwhelmed now because of this virus, watch what happens if tens of millions a day lose their health insurance and start storming the ERs with infections due to malnutrition and poor hygiene because they are out of money.

Dollars to donuts, you end up with more people dying unnecessarily of a depression than you will from the Coronavirus.

I don't think that POTUS does himself any favors with his delivery, on a number of topics; however, he is not wrong about having to put the economy on equal footing with the virus at some point.

Thanks to the media and all the medians of communication, like social media, Americans have a fascination with just one thing at a time and they go, pardon the pun, viral. The decisions regarding the entire country can't just be about the Coronavirus.
 

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Do you know what has a higher death rate than the Coronavirus? A depression.

Seriously, go back and look at the data of what happens from a healthcare perspective in severe recessions through depressions.

If you think the hospitals are overwhelmed now because of this virus, watch what happens if tens of millions a day lose their health insurance and start storming the ERs with infections due to malnutrition and poor hygiene because they are out of money.

Dollars to donuts, you end up with more people dying unnecessarily of a depression than you will from the Coronavirus.

I don't think that POTUS does himself any favors with his delivery, on a number of topics; however, he is not wrong about having to put the economy on equal footing with the virus at some point.

Thanks to the media and all the medians of communication, like social media, Americans have a fascination with just one thing at a time and they go, pardon the pun, viral. The decisions regarding the entire country can't just be about the Coronavirus.
There is enough food and enough supply chain logistics to feed the US population. It's not 1929 anymore. Even if the economy continues to tank there will still be food and shelter for all in one form or another. If it becomes a problem there will be ('dreaded Socialist') programs put into place to maintain public health. Even in Contagion there were public food distributions.

Depressed people who lose wealth and status will commit suicide just like the immunocompromised die to the virus. It's a diathesis-stress model where the stressor pushes the vulnerable over the edge. It's a shame but it's not the biggest priority in a crisis like this.
 

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People keep talking about shyt “starting” to get bad. It’s already bad for many people in the country ......TODAY.

Cudos to you if your job is paying you full time through the Coronavirus. I know some people in that camp. I also know some people in dire situations TODAY.

Just because some of us are fortunate with the life decisions we’ve made doesn’t mean others are not. Shyt is bad a lot of places and people already ready to break into YOUR house and start stealing food and water and shyt depending on where you live.

We need to get over this quickly as a country.
 
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