Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Has Choice Words for Racist Trump

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot didn’t mince word when she spelled out what she wants to say to President Donald Trump:

“It starts with “F” and end with “U.”

The mayor is a black feminist lesbian, and she recognizes the racist, misogynist and homophobic Trump as her implacable enemy.

I’m a liberal, Hispanic senior citizen, and I likewise recognize Trump as a bigot who doesn’t give a crap about someone like me.

If a reporter asked me the same question that was posed to Mayor Lightfoot, I would answer in similar fashion:

“Fuck Donald Trump!”

Lightfoot’s unambiguous message to the stable genius came the morning after he threatened to send the military to Minneapolis to shoot protesters demonstrating this week after George Floyd was murdered in broad daylight by a police officer while he was being detained. It came after the racist-in-chief called protesters “THUGS” in a tweet. It came after he tweeted the racist mantra, “when the looting starts, the shooting starts.”

In his careers as a real estate developer, reality TV star and president, he has exposed himself as a blatant racist, and no intelligent person should waste any words on Trump.

All I have to say to Donald Trump is “Fuck You”, and if you don’t understand my state of mind, fuck you as well.

We Will Survive the Coronavirus Pandemic in Spite of Trump and His White Evangelical Supporters

“You never want a serious crisis to go to waste. And what I mean by that is an opportunity to do things that you think you could not do before.”

Rahm Emanuel

Emanuel uttered this Machiavellian quote in in the midst of the chaos of the Financial Crisis of 2008, and he’s never been able to live it down.

Donald Trump has never read Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli or any other philosopher, but he intuitively understands Emanuel’s devious machinations.

The stable genius is using the coronavirus to cement his support with his evangelical base. Polls show that his support with white evangelicals is slipping and that’s what motivated him last week to proclaim:

“I call on governors to allow our churches and places of worship to open now. These are places that hold our society together and keep our people united. The people are demanding to go to church and synagogue and to their mosque.”

Actually, that’s not correct. I’m more familiar with Christian theology, so I’ll speak from that perspective. Most Christians realize that the Church isn’t a physical structure, but the body of Christ, that is to say believers. And true Christians don’t’ need to meet in a church building to carry out their evangelical imperative: to preach the Gospel and to minister to the physical and spiritual needs of the world.

It’s only white evangelicals who meet in huge megachurches that equate financial prosperity and their magnificent cathedrals with the blessing of God, who have been clamoring for churches to be reopened.

The vast majority of leaders of mainline Protestant denominations have supported church closures and some pastors have even locked their churches to halt the spread of the virus.

Faithful shepherds tend to the spiritual and physical needs of their congregations, and the last thing they want is for Christians to become infected with the coronavirus by meeting in crowded buildings.

Trump is speaking to his racist evangelical choir, and the rest of us do well to disregard almost everything he says. We will survive this pandemic in spit of Trump and his sick and demented white evangelical followers.

COVID-19 Blues

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle during a pandemic is almost impossible, we toss and turn at night and somnolently sit during the day binge watching a series on Netflix that we won’t remember a couple of days from now.

Watching TV and eating snacks go hand-in-hand, it’s an immutable law that for every hour of TV that you watch you gain an ounce.

Working out at night at the gym was a reward for a hard day’s work at the office, but when we stay at home all day watching TV, browsing the Internet and doing much of nothing it’s difficult to work yourself up to exercise.

The longer the stay-at-home order lasts, the more we worry about our finances and the more we eat junk funk to calm our nerves. It’s a vicious cycle that will end in a heart attack from gaining too much food or worrying too much.

The average American has put on an extra five pounds since the pandemic started, and keep in mind that the average American was already overweight. The world will end not with a bang or a whimper but with a burp.

I don’t think we well survive the new normal without becoming obese bankrupt pessimists. Our only hope is that CERN will unleash a baby black hole that will put us out of our misery.

Joe Biden Makes 1st In-Person Appearance in 2 Months Looking Like the Grim Reaper

Since abruptly cancelling a March 10 rally in Cleveland at the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, Joe Biden has waged his presidential campaign from his basement in Wilmington.

The images that have emerged from Biden’s self-imposed seclusion have been of a besotted septuagenarian totally flummoxed by the video platforms of a virtual campaign.

Biden made his first in-person appearance in more than two months on Monday as he marked Memorial Day by laying a wreath at a veterans’ park near his Delaware home.

With his black face mask and sunglasses, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee looked like the Grim Reaper, not an inappropriate look for a visit to a cemetery, but a disastrous look for a presidential candidate.

Biden briefly spoke to reporters, but his words were muffled through his black cloth mask. I applaud Biden for setting a good example by wearing a face mask in public, but why wear a face covering that makes you look like a ghoul?

Donald Trump is the worst president in history, but if Biden doesn’t step up his game he’s going to lose.

Homemade Face Masks Are as Effective as a Fishnet Condom

The coronavirus pandemic has deepened the ideological divide, wearing or refusing to wear a face mask has become a political statement. Most Democrats consider wearing a face mask a socially responsible action to flatten the curve and an expression of the Golden Rule: Do unto others …

Trump supporters consider a face mask the equivalent of a Che Guevara T-shirt, and they view going out in public maskless an expression of freedom, liberty and fealty to their Maskless Messiah.

I will contemplate face masks in the age of a pandemic from a scientific and common-sense lens and not a political one.

Not all masks are of equal efficacy in protecting us from the coronavirus, far from it.

N95 masks are the gold standard, they provide maximum protection and effectively prevent viral spread. When properly fitted they filter out 95% of particles which are 0.3 microns in size or larger.

In a perfect world no citizen would leave his home without donning an N95 mask and it’s a crying shame that our government didn’t have a stockpile of these masks to protect every citizen.

There is a chronic shortage of N95 masks even for physicians and first responders, and therefore it would be highly irresponsible and selfish for a citizen who isn’t a first responder, physician or nurse to wear one.

Surgical masks are the silver standard, these type of masks allow about 70% of the outside air to move through the mask and 30% travels around the sides. They don’t offer as much protection as N95s, but they do provide a modicum of protection. Unfortunately, there’s also a severe shortage of surgical masks.

Professionally manufactured fabric masks are the bronze standard, only about 2% of airflow is obstructed. I wouldn’t discourage anyone from buying these masks from Amazon or any online retailer.

Lastly, there are the homemade cloth masks an they are the shit standard. They provide zero protection for the person wearing one, and minimal protection for those around him. A homemade mask is as efficient as a fishnet condom. Period. End of story! They give a person a false sense of security and may even embolden him to disregard social distancing guidelines.

We shouldn’t be clamoring for everyone to wear a face mask in public, we should be demanding that our government provide us with 95masks, or at least surgical masks.

Trump is Wrong! White Evangelical Churches are as Essential as Soiled Underwear

“President Donald Trump said Friday that places of worship are essential and should open this weekend, threatening to override governors who have ordered churches, synagogues and mosques not to reopen in the coming days.

“Some governors have deemed liquor stores and abortion clinics as essential, but have left out churches and other houses of worship. It’s not right,” Trump said during impromptu remarks to reporters. ‘So I’m correcting this injustice and calling houses of worship essential. I call upon governors to allow our churches and places of worship to open right now.’”

NBC News

Some polls show that Donald Trump’s evangelical support is slipping, it’s not surprised that he felt compelled to personally read this proclamation from the White House Press Briefing Room.

Never mind that Trump has never considered houses of worship essential and the only times he attends church is on Christmas and Easter. Trump doesn’t have a history of donating money to build churches, but he has gone bankrupt building and operating casinos. The only buildings Trump finds essential are the one that bring in revenue for himself.

Never mind that Trump has no authority to override governors, it’s up to them to decide when places of worship and other buildings can open for business. Yes, I am implying that churches are places of business, no different than malls, and other revenue-producing businesses.

Never mind that most governors have relaxed their stay-at-home orders and most places of worship are already open subject to social distancing guidelines.

Never mind that evangelical megachurches are the very definition of non-essential enterprises, especially in the midst of a pandemic. These so-called houses of worship are spreading misinformation about the coronavirus and vehemently defending the commander-in-chief who has totally screwed up his response to the pandemic.

Evangelical churches are as essential as the buffoon false messiah they worship and we would be better off if these houses of Satan were closed during the pandemic.

Nancy Pelosi Wasn’t Fat Shaming Fat Pig Trump When She Called Him ‘Morbidly Obese’

“I would rather he not be taking something that has not been approved by the scientists, especially in his age group, and in his, shall we say, weight group: ‘Morbidly obese,’ they say,”

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Pres. Trump’s revelation he is taking hydroxychloroquine.

Let me preface my remarks by stating unapologetically that fat people deserve to be fat shamed, obesity is aesthetically revolting and medically speaking a very unhealthy state of affairs.

It’s psychologically and medically damaging for an obese person to refuse to lose weight and wrap himself/herself in body acceptance tomfoolery.

Having said that, Pelosi didn’t indulge in fat shaming, “morbidly obese” is a medical term not a playground insult. Calling Trump, a “fat pig” or an “orange-faced blimp” are genuine examples of fat shaming.

It’s amusing to see conservatives come to the defense of Trump and accuse Pelosi of fat shaming, when the president has repeatedly called female celebrities “fat pigs” and compared them to dogs.

Bottom line: Trump is an old fat fart who should be last person touting a quack cure for the coronavirus.

We Must Socially Distance Ourselves From Donald Trump

I protect myself from contracting the coronavirus by practicing social distancing, wearing a mask in public and washing my hands thoroughly and frequently. I’m a senior citizen with several underlying medical conditions and it’s imperative that I take the threat seriously.

Donald Trump is more toxic and deadly than the COVID-19 virus and even someone like me who despises him and doesn’t believe a word he says, must socially distance himself for him to preserve his sanity.

In practical terms that means that I don’t follow the stable genius on Twitter nor do I read his tweets. Trump’s tweets aren’t informative, educational or inspiring, on the contrary they’re vulgar, divisive and disingenuous.

That also means I don’t watch the president’s propaganda arm, Fox News. They amplify Trump’s lies and justify his incoherent policies and repugnant behavior. I prefer to watch cable news networks that practice fact-based journalism and hold Trump accountable for his myriad mistakes and lies.

If I succumb to the coronavirus because I was lax in practicing social distancing and washing my hands frequently, I have only myself to blame. If I become infected with Trump’s xenophobia, racism, misogyny and just plain evil because I read his tweets and watched his fluffers on Fox News, I have only myself to blame.

For the love of God, until Trump is kicked to the curb on November, socially distance yourself from the toxic monster.

James Woods: ‘Trump Loves America More Than Any President in my Lifetime’

“Donald Trump is a rough individual. He is vain, insensitive and raw. But he loves America more than any President in my lifetime.”

James Woods Hollywood actor best known in recent years for kissing Trump’s ass

Donald Trump is anathema in Hollywood as he is most of America and he receives precious few compliments from celebrities. Even Trump’s diehard supporters can’t bring themselves to praise him unreservedly and Woods heaped praise on him but not before acknowledging that his hero is vain insensitive and raw.

Trump retweeted Woods’ tweet, stating:

“I think that is a great compliment. Thank you, James!”

Only a sociopath egomaniac authoritarian leader would consider being called vain, insensitive and raw a compliment. Trump considers being self-centered, insensitive to the needs of his constituents and raw or vulgar good qualities.

It’s axiomatic that Trump doesn’t love America, he loves only his base and he loves them only because they support him unreservedly.

The truth is that Trump loves red state America i.e. rednecks, white evangelicals, misogynists and racists more than any president in history.

In his first, and hopefully last term, in office Trump has shown his true colors so much that he has been embraced by Nazis, white supremacists and morons like James Wood.

I’m praying that Woods and his ilk are in a minority and that Joe Biden will be victorious in November.

To Defeat the Coronavirus We Must Ditch the Maskless Wonder Donald Trump

Donald Trump, the self-described stable genius, visited a medical equipment distribution facility in Allentown, Pennsylvania, to tout a plan to replenish and upgrade the vital federal stockpile.

It wasn’t Trump’s mouth that resembles a sphincter, his hair that looks like urine-soaked cotton candy, or his unnatural orange complexion that makes him look like a survivor of a nuclear attack that made him stick out like a sore thumb. It was the fact that Trump and his chief of staff Mark Meadows were the only ones in the huge complex who weren’t wearing a face mask.

The CDC emphasizes that in order to flatten the curve of the coronavirus pandemic it’s imperative that Americans practice social distancing, wash their hands thoroughly and frequently and wear face masks in public.

Trump should have used this photo op to encourage the public to don face masks in public by wearing one himself.  The president and his top aides don’t practice what the CDC and all reputable physicians preach. Last week, a maskless Vice President Mike Pence visited with staff and patients at the Mayo Clinic, despite hospital policy that requires all patients and visitors to wear one.

Trump isn’t interested in following the guidance of his medical professionals, he cares only about pandering to his ignorant, science-denying base. And many of his followers think the coronavirus pandemic is a hoax, and they believe in the conspiracy theory that wearing a mask reduces the intake of oxygen, forcing them to breathe in their own carbon dioxide.

The coronavirus pandemic will be with us for months, and maybe years to come and we desperately need a leader who believes in science, sets the right tone and has empathy for his constituents in charge. This November kick the incompetent buffoon to the curb and vote for Joe Biden.

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