Scandals, incompetence, lack of vision.

It baffles me how short sighted the bods at the top really are, I mean the UK Government. BBC r4 radio news this morning again carries mention that highly qualified ultra-competent laboratories in Uni, research, contract testing etc are all available to ramp up cv-19 testing yet multiple contacts and phone calls from Professors and Doctors in their own field produce nothing in return from the NHS or the UK Government;  we are so woefully challenged as how this virus is being handled. I think when we view retrospectively the double scandal not using the myriad of labs available outside of the NHS (which I think possibly can often be in advance of the NHS) and the also incredulous scandal of NOT examining and collating deaths in care homes or at home to achieve more accurate data of lives claimed by the virus. Aiming to deliver a competent speech as say from the Head Boy is NOT the same as the actual hard reality of PPE in the hands of those that need it. Maybe we need a Lord Beaverbrook? The only good thing you can say is that our only resort, social distancing was pushed forward as utterly essential. But has anyone ever yet seen trump or the creepily quiet and distanced Fauci wearing simple handgloves? … scandalous!

This terrible time highlights the lag from daily pronouncement to actual on the ground delivery, such as PPE which contrary to podium pronouncements is not to hand for those at the sharp end. And I wonder if that recent Russian and Chinese PPE was delivered to those that needed it or in fact hoarded by Jared?

All care workers and those in contact with cv-19 patients need to be tested every couple of days, these are ‘hot-beds’ of infection no matter how hard the staff follow as many precautions as possible, that’s of course if they have anything near the PPE ther really need, I mean full face gear, forced ventilation head protection (ever heard anyone mention this?). Wow, as I type this we hear someone from the USA (Prof Paul Rohner sorry I missed the name bbc r4 08:46) saying exactly this idea ie to harness the Universities, to intensively test the hot beds of infection. My thoughts exactly. I also think all in healthcare, care homes etc need their own special distancing, their own family members, these people need to be treat and manouvered as the potential super-spreaders these really are … to NOT test say daily is madness.

News from across the pond and as usual presented uncritically and even as ‘normal’ of the continuing, worsening trump disaster as is typical bbc r4 news stance. At 10pm ‘The world Tonight’ at least has some ‘teeth’ and offers a clearer view, a valuable radio programme. In the old Soviet era photographs people were airbrushed out of the picture to alter history, trump does it by merely denying his previous words and actions. I had thought trump was basically a puppet but these last few days I’m more inclined to think he actually does come up with all this crap mostly from himself. At least his unpredictability is predictable, forever casting himself with hindsight as the ‘stable genius’ and reworking his message at whatever shallow whim drives him that day. We can assume now that those around him really are the dregs, Mnuchin, Miller, Kushner etc and with the White House Eunuch Pence in attendance. Even with Anthony Fauci he really does seems to have trawled for and ineffectual yes-man. These really are sick white folk. Winess jareds outburst a few days ago when questioned as to the Governments own massive stocks of PPE when America struggles …. “They are for us” …. wow yet again a DC comic adventure.

For trump to announce withdrawl of funding to the World Health Organisation is cruel indeed, hell-bent (an apt term if ever) at Trumpian disruption and bile. Witness Yemen, tragic. Its again the trump style, max disruption, max cruelty; its got trump written all over it. To be so stingy and pretend ‘he has a view on anything’ (quite laughable were it not so cruel) is all reality show smoke and mirrors, which is all trump knows apart from conman crow-barring of perceived enemies and debtors; he came from the Roy Cohn School of Charm and Grace.  Thinking about it, this is when Sean Hannity and Fox could do the nation a service and turn this monstrous Clown to a more sensible approach, come on Sean n Co …. help the Free World!

 

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trump incompetence …

We normally put up with donald j trump, the ultra part-timer and the utter incompetent ‘Clown in the White House’, trump is the fly in the ointment; we allow him to hiss, accuse and blether his way through soundbites and for yet another day to project outwards his tissue thin façade of so-called ‘competence’. But now with cv-19 its time to man-up so to speak and realise trump is now responsible for many innocent lives being lost which most certainly upsettingly compounds his already relentless attempts to wreck, to induce fear and anxiety.

Realise, its not what trump says that matters, its what he does (or wrecks). trump knows most near all of his face to face media encounters are mere ‘blether-fests’.

This article helps assemble and gain an overall view of the disaster zone called donald j trump …

https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/04/americans-are-paying-the-price-for-trumps-failures/609532/

Heres good sense from Noam Chomsky, interviewed by Amy Goodman.

 

 

 

Also, interesting …. https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/studying-fascist-propaganda-by-day-watching-trumps-coronavirus-updates-by-night

 

 

And heres my little cartoon, quite accurate I think.

trump and his many pronged attack on good sense and decency...
trump and his many pronged attack on good sense and decency…

When do the last dregs of America get it?

Surely there can not be a single individual remaining in the US of A that would vote for trump.

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His callous indifference, surreal return to ‘snake oil salesman’, must surely brand the ‘Retard in Charge’ as the most unsupportable so called ‘leader’ anywhere anytime. Well okay, maybe Nero was a bit of an indifferent twat and maybe some Biblical / Egyptian types were a low point; Hitler, Mao … yes all disregarded the ordinary folk.

trump drags down the world, dumbs down, clogs up and hinders the work of self-effacing people of integrity. HOW MUCH PATIENCE must the USA and the world extend to this clown, this buffoon, this snake-oil salesman, wanna-reality star, conman ….

trumps ‘invented wisdom’ knows no bounds.

Its quite nasty up there at the WH, look at Jared, his dad done for voting fraud so daddy in law enumerates him as numero-uno adviser! Yes indeed if crooked and low brow is your favoured stance.

With the cv-19 we do indeed see the folly of allowing trump to lodge at 1600 Pennsylvania.

I applaud Mitt Romney.

At least someone has courage and decency; its frightening to see so many old white men hang onto the coat-tails of trump, himself a mere puppet for vested interest. How can anyone tolerate the absurdity and total unsuitability for Office?  Nancy is my hero, best thing she could do in tearing up that script.

In these vile days of trump two and two are most certainly three, or five but anything but four.

trumps obsession is to be on the edge of the news curve, he’ll do anything to be the headlines; lying and false claims are nothing to him, chaff to the wind each day. These times of change seem to be bringing out the worst in people that should know better.

trump used to talk about the swamp, merely another hook to catch voters, but in his post acquittal speech he himself goes lower than anyone could imagine, a surreal DC comic version of what an unhinged President would promulgate whilst all around him lay disarray and destruction.

https://www.vox.com/2020/2/6/21126669/trump-white-house-impeachment-speech

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/feb/07/alexander-vindman-fired-trump-impeachment-white-house

 

trump and his many pronged attack on good sense and decency...
trump and his many pronged attack on good sense and decency…

 

The Impeachment Trial was a farce. Those that spoke the truth or wanted to get at the truth were effectively silenced, a couple of days later Alexander Vindman (a Ukraine expert) fired and escorted off the premises, Gordon Sondland also fired. As we know, trump does not like experts or anyone that is impelled to seek the truth. From the wiki below we can also see that Vindmans twin brother has also been fired at the same time,

quote:

His identical twin brother, Yevgeny S. Vindman, is an Army lieutenant colonel and JAG Officer who was assigned as an attorney on the National Security Council staff handling ethics issues, until he was dismissed from that post on February 7, 2020, the same time as Alexander was removed from his NSC post.[3][27][25]

unquote

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Vindman

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gordon_Sondland

As a comic aside from this Impeachment charade I can’t help but recall Judge Nutmeg of Reeves and Mortimer  “What are the charges …. trumped up” !

Bill Maher at his best …

I was going to use the title ‘What would a dick do … ” but maybe google frowns on such direct address … instead we can read the title Bill Maher at his best and hear how the Republicans or more accurately the twisted self interest of over-wealthy benefactors can turn the ear of what should be a democratic process; wow America is hijacked !!!

btw … money DOES corrupt.

trump; traitor, progenitor of evil, cretin.

… oops sorry to offend any cretin. But its true, trumps many chaos, many denials are near beyond number.

Yes you had porn stars and paid them off even though dollar bills were never requested, never required.

Yes you ring hapless contractors and offer them cents on the dollar.

Yes. you steam roller through to bypass any semblance of paying a tax bill or accurate and honest accounting.

trump is quite hapless, the kid that never did homework, sailed along on ‘front’ and brazen disregard.

My particular axe to grind tonight is his breathtakingly pathetic performance at G20 re climate change. 

As usual a few ignorant and off target remarks and trump thinks, fools himself he ‘has it in the can’. Here in the north east of England we would call him ‘donnard’. It means stupid, dim, irrelevant, thick, of catastrophic bad performance; pretty well sums up the whole White House pantomime and its sick tired entourage. His baseless tissue thin platitudes surely can not still fool anyone?

Heres a useful succinct resume as what we are up against with the idiocy of trump; remember, his only qualification is a reality tv show of low merit.

Donald Trump Said Really Stupid Things About Climate Today. Here Are 8 Facts He Ignored.

 

trump and his many pronged attack on decency and intelligence
trump and his many pronged attack on good sense, established values and decency …

 

postscript; I am most certainly critical because the nonsense we see and hear and the divisive low brow garbage Presidency of donald j trump can not be allowed to develop into mainstream and accepted as ‘normal’. It is not normal in any shape or form to wreck, sow fear and anxiety, to deride ordinary people, to alter and manipulate impressions, views, free speech ie his achingly tiresome attack of the Free Press.

The man is useless. The photo-op (as with KJU NK) is quite shallow and basically pointless, but KJU loves all of this, propelled from hardly of importance to worldwide coverage.  trump feeds the world his photo-op lead story nonsense knowing fine well theres endless appetite for his trivia, this unthinking tissue thin nonsense.  This obscures a more critical debate or recognition of the dismantling and regressive backward motion of his Presidency. Witness EPA, Universities etc being told to not mention climate change or even accept such peril is at hand. This to my mind is a War Crime.

Heres a useful precis of the idiocy and hopelessness of a latter day Wizard of Oz, puffing and grunting but actually quite hopeless …

Trump’s G20 Trip Was More Bizarre and Embarrassing Than You Thought

I suggest for instance  … Ignorance of “liberal democracy” from the above where trump is hopelessy unable to understand what is actually meant by ‘western liberal democracy’ and thinks in his usual pointless wordsalad response that it is states out west run by LBGT enthusiasts that he is required to comment upon.

soundbite soundbite soundbite  …

Vast swathes of ‘ornery folk have forgotten theres a thing called books, of knowledge, precedent, history, depth and learning.

The American soybean farmer.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/chuckjones/2019/05/26/trumps-handouts-wont-be-enough-to-save-american-soybean-farmers-as-prices-hit-new-lows/

My heart bleeds for America with the incompetence and inadequacy of trump steering them to longterm damage and the destruction of so many areas of life and work. Nancy Pelosi tells us she prays for trump, that his family need to “do something about him” … the trump we witness is pretty well the donald j trump that has always existed. Hopeless and always pretending.

America has been conned bigtime, taken in by a slick soundbite charm of a latter day snake-oil salesman. We should have known fine well that skills honed at a crummy reality tv show would circumvent any need knowledge, ability or experience. This is a so-called President functioning at the level of a ten year old. Making ones-self and ones rattle-bag regime hated around the world is not how civilisation was meant to progress.

Its also commonly thought that trump is deliberately destroying family owned and small / medium farm enterprises so that big corporations can wipe up at bargain basement prices. In fact this IS what will happen viewing current indicators.

And yet still its quite easy to encounter people that consider this buffoon called trump to be ‘the man’. In my opinion people are less educated than they have been since 1940 and trump and his hidden twisted backers play on this fact. Here in the UK  bbc radio news (apart from ‘The World Tonight’ at 10pm) has been abysmal, quite pathetic in its refusal to portray trump as the world danger that he is. It seems that the more that media and tv is mass market the more likely it has dumbed down. Its easy here in the UK to find people every day that think trump is self made, trump is successful, trump is the leader that the USA needs etc etc …. this is both quite staggering and alarming in its misinformation.

For instance here is an example of idiocy and how low brow, how unthinking we have become …. https://www.standard.co.uk/showbiz/celebrity-news/exwestlife-star-brian-mcfadden-says-donald-trump-is-exactly-what-britain-needs-a4151921.html

However, the point of this post is the example of one of many fronts where trump is destroying established markets and established trust, ie soybean growers and their export markets namely China.  trump will have no idea that crops have to be planted, of the massive outgoings only covered once the payments are received for agricultural produce sown, nurtured, ripened, harvested, stored, transported across the world and delivered, of contracts entered in to and honoured. Note the last word ie ‘honoured’ a very non-trumpian term. trump lives in a self invented bubble where offering 50c in the dollar to desperate creditors is ‘being clever’ !!! ‘The Art of the Deal’… more like ‘The Art of the Screw’! … and as is openly acknowledged trumps ghost-written book is in fact fiction.

Remember, a few billion to the farmers is nothing compared to the trillion handed back to the already super rich and the super slick.

trump is immoral, not to be trusted in any way whatsoever, a dysfunctional chaos, a blight, a pasteboard mask; it is chiefly the thing behind the mask I question and rail against.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/chuckjones/2019/05/26/trumps-handouts-wont-be-enough-to-save-american-soybean-farmers-as-prices-hit-new-lows/

trump and his multi-pronged attack on decency and truth .....
trump and his multi-pronged attack on decency and truth …..

 

The bar is in the mud …

… this is how low it has got.

No-one needs to poke fun at the numskull trump, he does perfectly well himself.

Yet the same moron is capable of so much nastiness, so much disruption and destruction. Polarizing, antagonising, endlessly creating enemies.

Slo-mo train wreck trump.

I’ll add bits and pieces as they appear …

Trump’s gut-driven picks continue to collapse

trump and his Fascism …

NAST NASTY donald j trump who revels in cruelty, a toxic brew of ignorance and callous disregard. Theres lots of dirty over-moneyed numskulls behind him, I shudder to think what conversations occur behind closed doors. And yet the likes of Pence a ‘so-called’ Christian is of such low morals he tags along for the ride, his only chance to feel power on his lips. A pun for Pence … very definitely small change.

I just found this over on Daily Intelligencer  …http://nymag.com/intelligencer/2019/04/trump-kirstjen-nielsen-fired-homeland-illegal.html#comments

… the reason I’m posting … a link included in the comments section.

http://www.historyplace.com/worldwar2/triumph/tr-gestapo.htm

trump is emboldened after the emasculation of the Mueller Report, goodness knows what whacky dirty schemes he has afoot, installed stooge Barr aiding his tricks.

 

postscript… taking a look at how the nazis tumbled into blinkered self-regard and a shallow shitty existance, how spineless and pathetic they appeared at Nuremberg  … https://www.jpost.com/Jerusalem-Report/Books-Anatomy-of-Malice-469531

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuremberg_trials

I think we need to brush up on our history, how dangerous it is to think the little people the ordinary can be bullied and herded along and we needn’t take notice, to not help them; as much like trump delights in wielding the power of Presidential Office toward a helpless better life seeking refugee we need to regard their feelings and consider kindly what it is they would prefer.

trump the utter fascist, the liar and trouble maker fantasist that he is needs to be recognised for what it is. trump is hellbent on creating imbalance and disharmony; ignorance developed to an artform, as artless as it is; very much the schoolboy bully / thug.

The skilfull gradation of his onslaught is indeed very clever, you cannot say ‘moron’ or idiot because he in his horrible trumpian way is very clever, a nastiness gone crazy, thrown to its limit. trump is inded dangerous, his deliberate denigration and assault on the Free Press, his courting of dictators and to promote all that insults developed society.

These people below were uncertain, bewildered and whimsically excused every insult and deprivation that was pushed onto them until it was too late. No-one should be forced to do anything in this world that they do not willingly desire.

Cautious, not sure, herded along by the distant influence of an overpowering dictator
Cautious, not sure, herded along by the distant influence of an overpowering dictator …

Note the old woman above, an image that could be from eighty or eight hundred years ago.

Next morning for instance the Guardian comments … https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/apr/08/david-miliband-interview-trump-border-policy-irc

 

The cruelty angle with trump …

I hadn’t realised … maybe i am stupid  … but also maybe google is excessively manipulating my search results, its clear from the just found embed below that trump is trading on cruelty and that a small but significant sector of the population are so fcked up and plain ‘ol retarded (downbeat, screwed, no hopers?) …. they latch onto this and feel better from it. Oh dear … low values have really taken over the roost.

Yes the cruelty thing stacks up as to what trump is about and what allows him to hang on to his White House tenure. Its as if every ‘hard done to’ bleeding self piteous numskull rolled into one ie trump has taken residence in both the White House and the nations no-hoper white imagined maligned psyche …  that like velcro he gets his hangers-on. Messy sentence but conveys my point.

https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2019/04/trumps-cynical-approach-immigration-and-health-care/586249/

Michael Cohen fears that when trump loses 2020 he will not accept the democratic process and rail and fight against any negative result.

The vid below is from the above link.