1. ChibiMofo

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    In the article linked below, 15 US states are listed as having set new records this week in the numbers of new cases of COVID-19:
    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-...st-one-day-increase-of-pandemic-idUSKBN23X29G

    Here are the governors of those states.
    Alabama (Kay Ivey, Republican)
    Alaska (Mike Dunleavy, Republican)
    Arizona (Doug Ducey, Republican)
    California (Gavin Newsom, Democrat)

    Florida (Ron DeSantis, Republican)
    Georgia (Brian Kemp, Republican)
    Idaho (Brad Little, Republican)
    Mississippi (Tate Reeves, Republican)
    Missouri (Mike Parson, Republican)
    Nevada (Steve Sisolak, Democrat)

    Oklahoma (Kevin Stitt, Republican)
    South Carolina (Kristi Noem, Republican)
    Tennessee (Bill Lee, Republican)
    Texas (Greg Abbott, Republican)
    Wyoming (Mark Gordon, Republican)

    Notice a pattern? Twenty six of the nation's governors are Republican while 24 are Democrats. One away from a 50/50 split. And yet 13 of the 15 states setting new records for COVID-19 cases are run by Republicans.

    This many months into the pandemic, it isn't about being unlucky to be a hotspot. It's about how you have responded. Whether you chose to isolate people and shut down non-essential businesses and whether or not you required masks in public.That some states still don't require the latter is criminal and history will not look back kindly on such scumbags.

    And if you think this doesn't affect you because you are young and not in contact with older loved ones and friends, think again.
     
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  2. Hanafuda

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    Show me deaths from this as bad as New York's and I'll give a shit. Otherwise, it's time for the corona concern trolls to fuck off.
     
  3. leon315

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    while waiting for a probable vaccine AND THE STATES are forced to open by the will of Orange man, there's no effective ways to contain the spreading of pandemic, the numbers will keep raising and USA is most likely stack in Wave 1 forever. :O
     
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    If your flag is correct why not worry about your own country and stop obsessing over ours?
     
  5. SG854

    SG854 If It Bleeds, We Can Kill It
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    Every person that was a Racist eats Food therefore Food causes Racism
     
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    From the start, China got hit really hard in terms of death rate and hospitalizations. The numbers are hidden but hospitals were full and the dead were being incinerated. Nothing like that happened in the US. It's really weird.
     
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    Is that a bad thing? Nobody dying would be nice but if that is not practical then you get to make a call on how many you take now vs longer term and what the conditions will be like for those that remain.

    What if I find a racist that is fed by gastric tube and has been since they were a baby?
     
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    @ChibiMofo : oh, man... I've got to ask : what were you hoping to achieve? Republicans are a bunch of drones parroting Donald Trump at this point. If they can't be persuaded to believe a doctor 's opinion on a virus over a shady businessman, why do you think you (a random dude on the internet) can convince them against their own idol?
    Sure, their defence is more bizarre and pathetic than usual (@Hanafuda: I had to read your comment three times because I couldn't believe you wrote that. But you did. I just pity you, man :(). But is that really worth it? Republicans will just double down on their own delusions and the rest of the world isn't surprised.

    In a sense, they're right. Let them deal with it however they see fit. All we can do is enact a travel ban from the US to our countries and let them worry about their mess.
     
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    Zero Fucks Given.
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  10. osaka35

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    "Me before We" is the plain way of stating the ideology. Republican government is concerned first for larger business, for small businesses and general welfare second (or not at all, depending on the particular ideology). Democratic government isn't much better, but usually at minimum suggest a balance should be found. Those who suggest general welfare is top priority are in the tiny minority.

    All you can do is help inform people of reality, and hope at least some people are curious and intelligent enough to learn something. I'm not sure how to help the rest.
     
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    SG854 If It Bleeds, We Can Kill It
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    Take care of yourself before you care of others

    We put ourselves last why self care should be a priority

    Self care is not selfish

    Meditate and Relax with deep breaths for deep reflection
     
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    I didn't expect more. My stance is the same, though...
     
  13. sarkwalvein

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    A flag shall never be an obstacle to good old Schadenfreude. /s (?)
     
  14. Jayinem81

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    Ditto goes to you, you rarely see someone from U.S. talking about some other country unless they do something that directly effected us (i.e. China coronavirus) yet other countries are obsessed over U.S. they never talk about their own country it's just about the U.S. Seems odd to me I know I have enough problems that I'm not worried about some other country. Seems some of you aren't busy enough if U.S. is your biggest obsession.

    Idiots like Notimp admits he thinks about U.S. politics more than his own countries.
     
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    sarkwalvein There's hope for a Xenosaga port.
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    You know everybody thinks about their country probably more than anything.
    And then it is kind of sad, because it really touches you, and you can do and do but most of the time you can't make things as better as you would like...

    So, you wouldn't speak about those sad things in an English speaking forum, better just make fun of the misfortunes of somebody else. /s

    (and also let's be honest, anything that happens in the US affects everybody else plenty, in the US they decide to fart some new economic measure or policy and the world suffers some repercussion, I guess you realize that might be a reason for people to think about what goes on in the US)
     
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    What a dishonest post. Look at the argument: 1) Most states that have had recent spikes are from Republican run states. 2) Therefore it is the fault of Republicans that these states are experiencing these spikes.

    Clearly the poster doesn't care about truth as he is clearly using true statistics to intentionally mislead.
    How do you ignore the fact that Democratic run states have been hit significantly worse than other states? Isn't it reasonable to at least entertain that the more populated Democratic cities were hit first and the more rural Republican states are lagging behind? How do you ignore the fact that European countries are having spikes also? How much of this spike is a true spike vs. more testing? How do you ignore the fact that Los Angeles has it significantly worse than any city/county in a Republican run area. I'm open to the idea that the less strict Republican response may have caused more cases and may have been bad, but this data clearly DOES NOT show that. I'm not okay with completely ignoring all contradicting information to paint an ideologically driven narrative. I don't know how much of this spike was caused by lax Republican restrictions, but at least I'm honest about my ignorance. Clearly the issue is more complicated than this many spike states are red, and this many spike states are blue, therefore red is bad.

    I think this type of blatant dishonesty is the biggest source of Red Pills in the states.
     
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    I kind of agree with this post I am quoting.
    Though I am not sure if calling the OP 'dishonest' is accurate.
    I don't think it comes from a lack of "honesty", as probably the poster really believes this type of data "shows fact".
    In any case I would say it is "biased", it lacks a serious analysis and depending the position of the person that posts it I would say it is "irresponsible" (e.g. if said by journalist); in the end it could be a manifestation of "echo chamber".

    (PS: it is what I would expect from yellow press though)
     
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    watch i can make shit posts also. Its china's fault the numbers are spiking. They are responsible for initial spread of the virus. SO its must be china's fault...
     
  19. SG854

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    Population density, demographics, regional differences, regional health differences. Just awhile ago Democratic states had the highest number of Covid deaths compared to republican ones.

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2020/05/26/coronavirus-death-toll-is-heavily-concentrated-in-democratic-congressional-districts/?amp=1

    You can make the correlation equals causation argument that people with high levels of education are hit the hardest by covid 19. Therefore covid 19 spreads faster if you have higher IQ. Covid 19 wants to kill smart people and only leave stupid people to exist on the planet, a government created virus so that smart humans won't invent technology to fight them off when the Illuminati and free masons plans to invade for world domination.
     
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    Totally true.
    Statistics manipulation is a tool often used by sensationalist press.

    PS: Also, I edited my previous post because it was probably easy to misinterpret.
     
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