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14 April, 2020

Posted by Socrates in China, Cohencidences, coronavirus, coronavirus and politics, Coronavirus media hysteria, disease, diseases and politics, media, media culture, media hysteria, Obama, populism, Socrates, Trump, Trump-as-a-fascist, Trumpphobia at 10:47 am | Permanent Link

Most people agree: the Great Coronavirus Scare of 2020 will go down in history (for several different reasons). There have been two similar pandemics in America in the early 21st century: the Swine Flu (aka H1N1) in 2009-2010, and the current Covid-19 (aka coronavirus, aka SARS II) pandemic in early 2020. The death rates of […]

9 April, 2020

Posted by Socrates in coronavirus, coronavirus and politics, Coronavirus media hysteria, disease, diseases and politics, federal government, government mandates, government tyranny, Socrates at 11:58 am | Permanent Link

I don’t say “Holy shit!” very often, but I’m saying it now: Holy shit! News quote: “At Tuesday’s (April 7) White House coronavirus press conference, task force member Dr. Deborah Birx said that while some countries are reporting coronavirus fatality numbers differently, in the U.S. you are counted as a victim of the pandemic if […]

8 April, 2020

Posted by Socrates in coronavirus, coronavirus and politics, Coronavirus media hysteria, diseases and politics, media, media hysteria, Socrates, Trump, Trump-as-a-fascist, Trumpphobia at 11:25 am | Permanent Link

Remember the “AIDS crisis” of the early 1980s? Remember how the American media covered it? “We’ll all be dead soon!” the media shouted. Obviously, that wasn’t true. Not even close! In fact, only a tiny percentage of the U.S. population got AIDS, and most of those people were male homosexuals who got it because they […]