From now on, each of us individually, and our society collectively, is going to play Russian roulette. We’re going to bet that we can spin through our daily lives — work, shopping, school, travel — without the coronavirus landing on us. And if it does, we’ll also bet that it won’t kill us. via OpinionContinue reading “Opinion | Trump Is Asking Us to Play Russian Roulette With Our Lives”
“We have it totally under control.” via Opinion | Trump Was Too Focused on the Economy to Fight the Coronavirus – The New York Times
Sorry, but it is hard to find good news today, although the U.S. Republican conservatives are upbeat about the economy. Maybe it’s because many of them are set for life $$$.
Going back to business as usual without a vaccine means many more will die in these understaffed and ill-prepared homes for the aging. Society does not care for you if you are not spending money or are an elderly person.
In all, fewer than 2,000 working ventilators have to serve hundreds of millions of people in public hospitals across 41 African countries, the World Health Organization says, compared with more than 170,000 in the United States. via 10 African Countries Have No Ventilators. That’s Only Part of the Problem. – The New York Times
Notice how unprepared the U.S. and Puerto Rico is to reopening to business, ACCORDING TO EXPERTS, not according to profiteers that make obscene amounts of money from the work of others risking their lives. This is no different than when they drafted many young people and sent them to die in Vietnam. The general population then did not even notice when Vietnam soldiers returned or laid to rest in their own country. Now, the enemy is invisible, but the actions at the top are similar from back in the 70’s, just keep working and everything will be the “American Dream” again.
(Suspicious numbers provided by the government of Puerto Rico, 1,118 infected, 60 dead. This guy on photo says they are working on getting the right numbers. As long as Puerto Rico, and others in the U.S. have problems testing a widespread number of people, nobody is safe. No vaccine means no cure, all other talk is just B.S.)