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Jeri (azpaints)

From: Jeri (azpaints)

Jul-17

The news (several papers) is reporting that an investigation is ongoing on the incorrect reporting in Florida.    There is no determination that can be made now until the investigation is completed.  Anything now is supposition or rank speculation until the study is completed.

Jeri (azpaints)

From: Jeri (azpaints)

Jul-17

I think DT is both a control freak and a conspiracy theorist.  He hoards data thinking that will protect him without realizing there are too many layers of reporting to keep it secret.  

MerlinsDad

From: MerlinsDad

Jul-17

Thanks for posting that passage.  Helps provide perspective.

Showtalk
Staff

From: Showtalk

Jul-17

Or doctoring the number intentionally. We will never know because it’s not a news story.

Showtalk
Staff

From: Showtalk

Jul-17

You are aware that children were most at risk from serious or death from H1N1, where COVID barely seems to affect most of them and they are not paying it to adults.  The real truth is that people are not blaming Trump for anything unless they are already looking for reasons to blame him.  I’ve asked a random bunch of people if they blame him and they all said no or that they aren’t blaming any single person. 

Showtalk
Staff

From: Showtalk

Jul-17

Flu vaccines are not designed to prevent outbreak. They affect symptoms and severity. Some people with flu vaccines won’t get it but it’s not like a measles vaccine that makes people completely immune.

MerlinsDad

From: MerlinsDad

Jul-17

He is obviously a control freak.  His desire to control information is more that of an authoritarian ruler than just your run of the mill control freak.  I think his desire to control information is also the basis for his 20,000 lies and his perpetual distortions.  Lying is a form of controlling information.  

Remember the saying "knowledge is power,"  He wants to be the only one who can fit the pieces of knowledge together,   That desire for power is also reflected in his efforts to distract us from the ravages of the virus.  The deaths don't seem to disturb him.  He is in effect arrogating to himself the power of life and death and he doesn't want us to focus on that.  He has no interest whatsoever in the political system we have, preferring to be authoritarian and controlling.  That's what scares me the most. 

Jeri (azpaints)

From: Jeri (azpaints)

Jul-17

It actually is a news story. When I googled it, three news sites popped up.  Your news might not cover until there is more news.

Showtalk
Staff

From: Showtalk

Jul-17

What did they say about it?

Jeri (azpaints)

From: Jeri (azpaints)

Jul-17

 I said I'm not blaming him for the virus, only for poor leadership.  So you're saying everyone thinks DT is doing a great job on the virus?

The poll also revealed that 60 percent of Americans disapprove of Trump's handling of the outbreak, while just 38 percent approve of the job he has done. Twenty-four percent of those surveyed identified as Republican, and 69 percent of participants were either Democrats or independents.

https://www.newsweek.com/trumps-approval-rating-plummets-majority-americans-trust-nothing-he-says-virus-poll-1518664

There are numerous articles from a variety of sources that all give the timeline for H1N1. You said Obama stopped testing, but he didn't until the vaccine and numbers declined.  Now you want to discuss the age range if those affected.  Neither a Obama nor Trump control who the virus affect.  It's an illogical smoke blowing topic change and I'm not going down that garden path.  

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