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U.S. Won’t Join International Vaccine Effort Because WHO Is Involved

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From New York Magazine


U.S. Won’t Join International Vaccine Effort Because WHO Is Involved

On Tuesday, the Trump administration announced that it would not take part in an international effort to test, produce, and distribute a COVID-19 vaccine, despite the obvious benefit that would serve to public health in the United States and the clear electoral benefit it would provide for a president desperate to project a sense of pre-pandemic normalcy.

As is the case for so many current presidential decisions, the choice to opt out of the high-profile vaccine search appears to be driven by personal grievance. Trump will not allocate U.S. resources toward the effort because of the involvement of the World Health Organization — the flawed United Nations organ he has used as a scapegoat to deflect attention from his own failures to respond to the coronavirus.

“The United States will continue to engage our international partners to ensure we defeat this virus,” White House spokesperson Judd Deere said on Tuesday. “But we will not be constrained by multilateral organizations influenced by the corrupt World Health Organization and China.” Thus, the United States will not be involved with the COVID-19 vaccine global-access (COVAX) research facility, which will have over 170 countries collaborating to develop a vaccine and distribute doses to high-risk groups worldwide.

The downside for the United States is immediately apparent: If the international effort proves an early success and the U.S. version does not, the country will face a gap time in which Americans will die as more collaborative parties reap the benefits of cooperation. (One could only imagine how such an outcome would affect the Trump administration or its legacy, depending on how the next 62 days go.) But the American decision to bail will also impact the COVAX drive. “The idea behind COVAX is to discourage hoarding and focus on vaccinating high-risk people in every country first,” writes the Washington Post. Without the aid of the world’s largest economy, it’s possible that more defectors will emerge, with the vaccine push being turned into a race with real winners and losers.

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Short sightedness at its finest.
 

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Wow, the OPer is OUTRAGED that the USA will take action seeking a vaccination without China's permission.

Electing China Joe would fix that since a Chinese flag should be flown over the Biden White House.
 

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Wow, the OPer is OUTRAGED that the USA will take action seeking a vaccination without China's permission.

Electing China Joe would fix that since a Chinese flag should be flown over the Biden White House.

You might want to try something totally new and actually read the articles linked to.
 

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Just more evidence of Trump's complete and utter failure as a leader.

He's a disease and the only cure is to vote him out of office like your life depended on it....because it does.
 

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Notably lacking in the article that you insisted we all read is any indication of what the conditions are to join this club. Depending on what that is, it could be that the President and his advisors know a lot more about the progress being made by US companies and our allies, and that AMERICANS would likely be better off if we stayed the course rather than committing to share it with China and Russia.

That's speculation on my part, and this could be exactly the douche move the article implies, but the article certainly does nothing to dispel this.
 

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Notably lacking in the article that you insisted we all read is any indication of what the conditions are to join this club. Depending on what that is, it could be that the President and his advisors know a lot more about the progress being made by US companies and our allies, and that AMERICANS would likely be better off if we stayed the course rather than committing to share it with China and Russia.

That's speculation on my part, and this could be exactly the douche move the article implies, but the article certainly does nothing to dispel this.

You might find "Could a COVID-19 Vaccine Be the October Surprise?" (from ElectoralVote.com) "amusing".

[NOTE - The link is to the 20/09/03 page and you will have to go to the source, then navigate to that page after today.]

However, I am fully aware that you actually believe that the United States of America, acting completely on its own, is going to be totally successful and will develop "Panaceamycin" (the total cure and immunization agent for COVID-19) before anyone in any of the other 180+ countries does. (At which point, of course, the US government is going to be able to dictate to every other country what it MUST do before they are allowed to have any of that "Panaceamycin".)
 

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You might find "Could a COVID-19 Vaccine Be the October Surprise?" (from ElectoralVote.com) "amusing".

[NOTE - The link is to the 20/09/03 page and you will have to go to the source, then navigate to that page after today.]

However, I am fully aware that you actually believe that the United States of America, acting completely on its own, is going to be totally successful and will develop "Panaceamycin" (the total cure and immunization agent for COVID-19) before anyone in any of the other 180+ countries does. (At which point, of course, the US government is going to be able to dictate to every other country what it MUST do before they are allowed to have any of that "Panaceamycin".)

Correction, you are "fully aware" that you are able, without a shred of shame, to concoct baseless and absurd claims about other people.
 

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Correction, you are "fully aware" that you are able, without a shred of shame, to concoct baseless and absurd claims about other people.

Ahhh, so you do NOT actually believe that the United States of America, acting completely on its own, is going to be totally successful and will develop "Panaceamycin" (the total cure and immunization agent for COVID-19) before anyone in any of the other 180+ countries does.

Fair enough.

Now why are you exulting over the fact that United States of America is going to be acting completely on its own, is going to be totally successful, and will develop "Panaceamycin" (the total cure and immunization agent for COVID-19) before anyone in any of the other 180+ countries does?
 

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From New York Magazine


U.S. Won’t Join International Vaccine Effort Because WHO Is Involved

On Tuesday, the Trump administration announced that it would not take part in an international effort to test, produce, and distribute a COVID-19 vaccine, despite the obvious benefit that would serve to public health in the United States and the clear electoral benefit it would provide for a president desperate to project a sense of pre-pandemic normalcy.

As is the case for so many current presidential decisions, the choice to opt out of the high-profile vaccine search appears to be driven by personal grievance. Trump will not allocate U.S. resources toward the effort because of the involvement of the World Health Organization — the flawed United Nations organ he has used as a scapegoat to deflect attention from his own failures to respond to the coronavirus.

“The United States will continue to engage our international partners to ensure we defeat this virus,” White House spokesperson Judd Deere said on Tuesday. “But we will not be constrained by multilateral organizations influenced by the corrupt World Health Organization and China.” Thus, the United States will not be involved with the COVID-19 vaccine global-access (COVAX) research facility, which will have over 170 countries collaborating to develop a vaccine and distribute doses to high-risk groups worldwide.

The downside for the United States is immediately apparent: If the international effort proves an early success and the U.S. version does not, the country will face a gap time in which Americans will die as more collaborative parties reap the benefits of cooperation. (One could only imagine how such an outcome would affect the Trump administration or its legacy, depending on how the next 62 days go.) But the American decision to bail will also impact the COVAX drive. “The idea behind COVAX is to discourage hoarding and focus on vaccinating high-risk people in every country first,” writes the Washington Post. Without the aid of the world’s largest economy, it’s possible that more defectors will emerge, with the vaccine push being turned into a race with real winners and losers.

COMMENT:-

Short sightedness at its finest.

WHO deceived the world along with China and let this virus spread killing millions so I personally don't care to continue supporting such a organization. Trump is putting the American people first which is what he campaigned and was elected to do. The deaths have slowed way down even though the virus has spread to more and more people. Our most vulnerable have already been killed off by our local leaders who failed to protect them. Plus we have millions of people intentionally spreading the virus all across this country being supported by the democratic party in an effort to regain power. Nobody seems to care about finding a cure but Trump in this country so maybe we deserve to reap what we sow.
 

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Ahhh, so you do NOT actually believe that the United States of America, acting completely on its own, is going to be totally successful and will develop "Panaceamycin" (the total cure and immunization agent for COVID-19) before anyone in any of the other 180+ countries does.

Fair enough.

Now why are you exulting over the fact that United States of America is going to be acting completely on its own, is going to be totally successful, and will develop "Panaceamycin" (the total cure and immunization agent for COVID-19) before anyone in any of the other 180+ countries does?

Learn to read, then read what I actually wrote and revise your question, and then maybe I'll waste my time responding.
 

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Wow, the OPer is OUTRAGED that the USA will take action seeking a vaccination without China's permission.

Electing China Joe would fix that since a Chinese flag should be flown over the Biden White House.

Are you implying that you'd be willing to Take Down The Russian Ideology and those who hold up the Russian Principles and move it and the Trump Cult out of the United State of America's Office of the Presidency.

China did not come here and take anything, you better look to your wealthy among you, who supported outsourcing EVERYTHING!!! If you got cheap low grade goods from China.. its because that is what the American Business man requested. China took the pennies and turned them into dollars, an now because of ignorant greedy and vain people, We now are indebt to China... and they are fast engaged in-building their future..with pedestrian traffic in mind, they have multiple high speed and they have multiple Super Computers....
 

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Just more evidence of Trump's complete and utter failure as a leader.

He's a disease and the only cure is to vote him out of office like your life depended on it....because it does.

The reason Trump is pulling out of all these deals and associations is that he is too lazy and unintelligent to actually sit down and figure out how they work. Pulling out of the global effort to produce a vaccine is one of the dumbest things he's ever done. The US is the laughing stock of the civilized world. We should all be disgusted with ourselves for allowing that jack ass to ever go near the WH.

All Trump has learned since he's been president is how to further bully democrats and our allies. He's worthless.
 

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Are you implying that you'd be willing to Take Down The Russian Ideology and those who hold up the Russian Principles and move it and the Trump Cult out of the United State of America's Office of the Presidency.

China did not come here and take anything, you better look to your wealthy among you, who supported outsourcing EVERYTHING!!! If you got cheap low grade goods from China.. its because that is what the American Business man requested. China took the pennies and turned them into dollars, an now because of ignorant greedy and vain people, We now are indebt to China... and they are fast engaged in-building their future..with pedestrian traffic in mind, they have multiple high speed and they have multiple Super Computers....

China Joe is who negotiated with China primarily for a billion dollars for his son, with trade concessions by the USA what he was selling to China on behalf of his son. No one more worships the super rich than the Democratic Party and most Democrats.

What to see hysterical messages by Democrats? Post a criticism of Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates or the WalMart heirs. To most Democrats that is attack their gods!
 

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From New York Magazine


U.S. Won’t Join International Vaccine Effort Because WHO Is Involved

On Tuesday, the Trump administration announced that it would not take part in an international effort to test, produce, and distribute a COVID-19 vaccine, despite the obvious benefit that would serve to public health in the United States and the clear electoral benefit it would provide for a president desperate to project a sense of pre-pandemic normalcy.

As is the case for so many current presidential decisions, the choice to opt out of the high-profile vaccine search appears to be driven by personal grievance. Trump will not allocate U.S. resources toward the effort because of the involvement of the World Health Organization — the flawed United Nations organ he has used as a scapegoat to deflect attention from his own failures to respond to the coronavirus.

“The United States will continue to engage our international partners to ensure we defeat this virus,” White House spokesperson Judd Deere said on Tuesday. “But we will not be constrained by multilateral organizations influenced by the corrupt World Health Organization and China.” Thus, the United States will not be involved with the COVID-19 vaccine global-access (COVAX) research facility, which will have over 170 countries collaborating to develop a vaccine and distribute doses to high-risk groups worldwide.

The downside for the United States is immediately apparent: If the international effort proves an early success and the U.S. version does not, the country will face a gap time in which Americans will die as more collaborative parties reap the benefits of cooperation. (One could only imagine how such an outcome would affect the Trump administration or its legacy, depending on how the next 62 days go.) But the American decision to bail will also impact the COVAX drive. “The idea behind COVAX is to discourage hoarding and focus on vaccinating high-risk people in every country first,” writes the Washington Post. Without the aid of the world’s largest economy, it’s possible that more defectors will emerge, with the vaccine push being turned into a race with real winners and losers.

COMMENT:-

Short sightedness at its finest.

And if we partner with the world and we come up with the vaccine, other countries will be given access before Americans do. But if this upsets your liberal conscience so much, give up your place in line to some third world national.
 

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The reason Trump is pulling out of all these deals and associations is that he is too lazy and unintelligent to actually sit down and figure out how they work. Pulling out of the global effort to produce a vaccine is one of the dumbest things he's ever done. The US is the laughing stock of the civilized world. We should all be disgusted with ourselves for allowing that jack ass to ever go near the WH.

All Trump has learned since he's been president is how to further bully democrats and our allies. He's worthless.
Why??
 

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The reason Trump is pulling out of all these deals and associations is that he is too lazy and unintelligent to actually sit down and figure out how they work. Pulling out of the global effort to produce a vaccine is one of the dumbest things he's ever done. The US is the laughing stock of the civilized world. We should all be disgusted with ourselves for allowing that jack ass to ever go near the WH.

All Trump has learned since he's been president is how to further bully democrats and our allies. He's worthless.

Yeah, he doesn't seem to talk about making deals anymore, does he? Now it's all just threats and bullying.

Art of the Deal...what a joke.

It's disgusting that he was even born.
 

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I'm undecided on this one, and for the reasons tRump uses.

On one hand, I hate the USA being used for it's money and I don't trust WHO as it is.

On the other hand, being part of a global effort can help reduce Big Pharma's control over the pricing, and I like that.
 

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Wow, the OPer is OUTRAGED that the USA will take action seeking a vaccination without China's permission.

Electing China Joe would fix that since a Chinese flag should be flown over the Biden White House.

God this is silly. Of course, one could look at the US pulling out of the WHO as granting another avenue for China to grow its international influence.
 

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If a foreign country/company creates an effective vaccine first it might push the US to the bottom of the list for countries to receive the vaccine.

By working with other countries the US in such a situation could receive a license to produce that effective vaccine locally. By stating the US would not do the same will make it less likely other countries will work with the US in the future on the vaccine. Don’t forget Europe has many large pharma companies as well and very good r&d Centers
 

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China Joe is who negotiated with China primarily for a billion dollars for his son, with trade concessions by the USA what he was selling to China on behalf of his son. No one more worships the super rich than the Democratic Party and most Democrats.

What to see hysterical messages by Democrats? Post a criticism of Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates or the WalMart heirs. To most Democrats that is attack their gods!

You chose the right handle if that implies Joking. You need to read the history of "Outsourcing"... you will find info that you should be prepared to deal with. That information relates to both Republicans and Democrats.... functioning upon an old system mentality of "Get Cheap Labor By Any Means".... NONE of these people stopped to think about the damage it was doing to American Industry, and the American landscape, and the American People.

Every time Business and Industry thought they were getting away with 300% Upwards markup profits... It cost this nation that much and more, in damaged industry, neglected infrastructure and that reverberated throughout our society. Cities in America, Yes, All Across America... use many Foreign Made Tractors for Grass Cutting, Foreign Made Zero Turn Lawn Mowers, and other Foreign Made Construction Equipment... The only reason they don't have a fleet full of foreign made cars and trucks, is because it would be too obvious even to the most uneducated and unaware person.

No University Teaches these young people for the past 30-40 yrs, that when they spend Public Money, the standards is no more than 25% is to be spent to purchase foreign products, and they no longer teach them that a % of what they purchase must come from Local Merchants, and that is not suppose to be merchants that only selll foreign made products.
I watched in the late 1970's, American Industry Close Good Year Tire Plant, and then closed Firestone Tire Plant - when the world looked at America as the Automobile Capital of the World.. Now, that tells how insidious and greed driven these people have been and have been taught to be... To not know that the need for Automobile nd other Vehicle Tires would be a standard consumer items as long as vehicles exist in the current form. I saw every kind of Ore Processing and those who work with processed ore, in the form of various metals, simply "close".
In 1969, Richard Nixon, was hailed for what many called "Opening China"... and the system of Exports went into overdrive, Japan was no longer the go to mass replicators and producers of low grade goods. None of these Executive cared that America workers were displaced. Union's tried to forge agreements to block the exodus from industry, but politicians and wealthy people convinced the union worker, to complain and cry about paying Union Dues... telling them they were getting nothing for their money. When fact was, they had progressive wages, class and craft skill pay, longevity pay, paid vacation, Paid sick time, company sponsored Insurance and Company sponsored Pension... and all during the time Unions were strong and these benefits were paid... America's Economy Grew Faster Than Any Economy On The Planet.

When Unions were busted, no more progressive pay, no more class and craft pay, no more longevity pay, now people have to fight in congress to try to get people sick leave pay, and they only give Pensions to Executive and those in the higher Senior Executive Level, everyone else gets a 401k that the company does not contribute one penny, and they don't want to give employees group medical coverage and when they do they find the most worthless plan they can find.
You need to pay attention to Republican led States.. They promote "Right To Work" which means they don't give the employee anything, because they know the employee no voice, and they have not group support, because everyone is under the Right to Work singularity program, which by design prohibits collective voice.
People whining about $35 has cost them 100 times that much and more in lost benefits of every benefit type, and gained them poorer and poorer working conditions, along with generalized "Instability" where the company may close at any time.
Union's had a say in the actions taken by companies that was necessary to promoted industrial and corporate stability.
 

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You chose the right handle if that implies Joking. You need to read the history of "Outsourcing"... you will find info that you should be prepared to deal with. That information relates to both Republicans and Democrats.... functioning upon an old system mentality of "Get Cheap Labor By Any Means".... NONE of these people stopped to think about the damage it was doing to American Industry, and the American landscape, and the American People.

Every time Business and Industry thought they were getting away with 300% Upwards markup profits... It cost this nation that much and more, in damaged industry, neglected infrastructure and that reverberated throughout our society. Cities in America, Yes, All Across America... use many Foreign Made Tractors for Grass Cutting, Foreign Made Zero Turn Lawn Mowers, and other Foreign Made Construction Equipment... The only reason they don't have a fleet full of foreign made cars and trucks, is because it would be too obvious even to the most uneducated and unaware person.

No University Teaches these young people for the past 30-40 yrs, that when they spend Public Money, the standards is no more than 25% is to be spent to purchase foreign products, and they no longer teach them that a % of what they purchase must come from Local Merchants, and that is not suppose to be merchants that only selll foreign made products.
I watched in the late 1970's, American Industry Close Good Year Tire Plant, and then closed Firestone Tire Plant - when the world looked at America as the Automobile Capital of the World.. Now, that tells how insidious and greed driven these people have been and have been taught to be... To not know that the need for Automobile nd other Vehicle Tires would be a standard consumer items as long as vehicles exist in the current form. I saw every kind of Ore Processing and those who work with processed ore, in the form of various metals, simply "close".
In 1969, Richard Nixon, was hailed for what many called "Opening China"... and the system of Exports went into overdrive, Japan was no longer the go to mass replicators and producers of low grade goods. None of these Executive cared that America workers were displaced. Union's tried to forge agreements to block the exodus from industry, but politicians and wealthy people convinced the union worker, to complain and cry about paying Union Dues... telling them they were getting nothing for their money. When fact was, they had progressive wages, class and craft skill pay, longevity pay, paid vacation, Paid sick time, company sponsored Insurance and Company sponsored Pension... and all during the time Unions were strong and these benefits were paid... America's Economy Grew Faster Than Any Economy On The Planet.

When Unions were busted, no more progressive pay, no more class and craft pay, no more longevity pay, now people have to fight in congress to try to get people sick leave pay, and they only give Pensions to Executive and those in the higher Senior Executive Level, everyone else gets a 401k that the company does not contribute one penny, and they don't want to give employees group medical coverage and when they do they find the most worthless plan they can find.
You need to pay attention to Republican led States.. They promote "Right To Work" which means they don't give the employee anything, because they know the employee no voice, and they have not group support, because everyone is under the Right to Work singularity program, which by design prohibits collective voice.
People whining about $35 has cost them 100 times that much and more in lost benefits of every benefit type, and gained them poorer and poorer working conditions, along with generalized "Instability" where the company may close at any time.
Union's had a say in the actions taken by companies that was necessary to promoted industrial and corporate stability.

I don't buy into that dribble about Biden and China... During Iraq and Afghanistan War, if you knew how much increase in purchasing took place with China, one would not believe the staggering madness. We were and still are spending $30+Billion a Month with China Trade Imbalance, Iraq War was costing us $30 Billion a Month, Afghanistan was costing up between $10-20 Billion a Month, We had and still have $XX Billion Trade Deficit with Canada, $XX Billion Trade Deficit with Japan, and $XX Billion Trade Deficit with Mexico, and so much has been going on, until we don't even have a tally on what we own Saudi and Other OPEC Partner Nations.

American SQUANDERED THE WEALTHY GAINED POST WORLD WAR II... They had done that by the early 1960's Its why LBJ set out a war on Poverty, because the volume of money generated and squandered was so great, yet the people were still living in decrepit condition with no means for Medical care even for the aged.
 

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I don't buy into that dribble about Biden and China... During Iraq and Afghanistan War, if you knew how much increase in purchasing took place with China, one would not believe the staggering madness. We were and still are spending $30+Billion a Month with China Trade Imbalance, Iraq War was costing us $30 Billion a Month, Afghanistan was costing up between $10-20 Billion a Month, We had and still have $XX Billion Trade Deficit with Canada, $XX Billion Trade Deficit with Japan, and $XX Billion Trade Deficit with Mexico, and so much has been going on, until we don't even have a tally on what we own Saudi and Other OPEC Partner Nations.

American SQUANDERED THE WEALTHY GAINED POST WORLD WAR II... They had done that by the early 1960's Its why LBJ set out a war on Poverty, because the volume of money generated and squandered was so great, yet the people were still living in decrepit condition with no means for Medical care even for the aged.

After the late 1950's early 1960's when women began to have voice and remembers what it was to ern money during World War II, women wanted to go back to work, minorities were fighting for Civil Rights, and that is when "the push to bust Union went into over-drive... because "the American System" did not want to see women and minorities earning on par with white men, and they wanted to destroy the Union based pathway to middle class living standards.

The strategist of the wealthy, ensured to teach America to accept cheap disposable goods... If you remember, there were and still are many American still running around talking about "We Can't Compete"... if we pay people a living wage. That's Bull****... that is what the wealthy want people to think.. so people get excited about going to a $1 store, or Walmart and think they got something, only to find out its disposable and non-durable and there is no replacement repair parts.

When American pay $100. for a pair of Tennis shoes it cost $7. or less to make, Corporate America won't come and make tennis shoes, when they make profit off of foolish Americans who pay that much.
Corporations use to build their growth and America was built by Corporations earning 30% _ 45% _ 50% profit margins... Now these Goons earn 300+%, over pay the executives, operate with skeleton crews and put the work of 2.5 people on the backs of one person, and then claim a loss to avoid paying taxes, and they do stock buy backs to increase their personal wealth, while avoiding paying dividend to the investors. Profit now are counted in $100's of Millions to $10's of Billion and many count that much profit in 3 months. They hide the money offshore, waiting on the next area to open up so they can go exploit the people for slave wage labor, WHILE AMERICA DETERIORATES.....

The world has always been a Global Economy.. but the Nation once understood they mut produce no less than 40% of what its citizens consume, now ... the Pandemic has shown how we can't even meet that 40% mark. PPE comes from China, Cell Phones come from The Asian Pacific, Material for Clothing comes from the Middle East and Asian, and a variety of other material comes from many places around the world. We became so DUMB, we now Import something as basic as "Cinder Blocks" from Foreign Countries

Our great problem is racism, gender bias, sexism and greed wrapped in bias and bigotry to promote culture, ethnicity and class divisiveness... because that divisiveness if beneficial to the profit pursuits of the wealthy. they have priced education out of reach for most, so they can keep the mass as under educated as possible...

Only when people WAKE UP... and pay attention... The fix for America is within the ability of its people to build Unity as Americans.... As long as we can't do that effectively, we will continue the downfall.

AMERICA's Trump Administration NOT WANTING TO WORK WITH OTHER NATION ON DEVELOPING THE VACCINE... IS BASED ON PURE ARROGANCE, HAUGHTINESS, AND RAW GREED.... We should learn from this many things.

Unless American people wakes up and cut the crap and learn how to be simply Americans as Person and Individual... the History Books will Record America as nothing more than another Failed Empire, that will fade with time as has many former empires.
 
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People are not going to rush out and take an American produced vaccine, when the entire nation and the global community, know that they are being forced to cut corners for political reasons, and they've watched more than 6 months of Administrative Denials, Down Play, Disregard, and False Information from the President, and the President attacking Medical Professionals, and playing political madness games with Political Cabinet Positions.

People are not going to inject their kids with anything that has not met the rigor's of standard testing, no matter how much Trump tries to force feed this upon people. Give it to Ivanka's kids first!!! and All the Trump's and Their Children take it first !!! The make All the Republican Senators and Republican Governors Take it first.]

Trump is so desperate to try to pursue credit for something, he will damage and harm even more peoples lives. America's Economy is already BUSTED, Debt EXCEEDS GDP!!!

If Saudi and OPEC decides to use another currency as the base currency for Trading Fuel... America will know the full impact of Crash, and the dollar bill will loose more than 25-50% of its value. We simply don't have the Industrial Capacity to make up the difference, and we don't have the supply chain to support us having Industry that can over take or even compete on even par with Asian Nations and Other Nations are also in the mix, because they have to take care of their people and their economy too.

American blew it... with every Republican Administration First Order has been "Tax Cuts" for the wealthy, while everything crumbles, the vast loss of Union generated wage tax revenue and corporations had to pay higher Taxes, is what helped American Once Grow... People should read the history of Corporate Tax, and they will find out why American Suffers and Struggles.

The Average American will work, does work and will continue to work, but it is weak and fragile, when the wealthy steal the profits of their labors. and then rob the Nation of its Tax Revenue.
That's called "Killing A Country By The Greed Of A Few".

We could not and still have not fixed our schools to protect kids from mass shooters, and now we basically did nothing of investment to modify schools due to Pandemic Virus... as if we think it will go away and never happen again. We live on fictions and foolishness.... and now people are so obsessed with 'gaming' until the mentality focus on what matters is horrible.

Most people today, know nothing about Civics, and Even Less about the Science of Politics... They simply get on one "drama spin kick or the other' and as long as someone is a "**** talker' arrogance sets in and ignorance is amplified.


some Foreign Nation will meet the Testing Standards Before America Does... because they are focused and committed!! They take the Virus as a serious matter... Not like Trump who is only concerned about the fictions of economy... when the Stock Market today is nothing but Speculative Trading, which will wear thin and there will be mass profit taking .....

It will take the strong focused planned stand of Democrats to Get Us Off Our Knees AGAIN.... This time, we need to be smart enough to NEVER let another Republican Administration exist as leaders in America.

By the time many people awaken to the grave and expansive damages Trump has done... some will try to deny it but the cost factors will be so astounding that none can escape the ravages of the damages. Fools buying 10-20-50-100 Million dollar homes... will be trying to unload them and it will be a remake of Detroit, where all those Old Mansion can't be sold even at give away prices because they let the community fall, the upkeep fall and the business and navigation infrastructure deteriorates ... No body will be pursing these overly priced Albatrosses. it will be like trying to sell a 1970's Yacht and asking 50 times its value and worth.
Every decade the top entertainer from the decades before, try to unload the over priced properties they bought trying to bury their money, and upkeep eats them alive.

If you have a Tract Home... you probably better try to keep it!!! and stop trying to trade up... Age makes people wake up... but youth and foolishness has squander fortunes... Old fools have destroyed fortunes trying to gain power... only to see a new generation come with new creation and their once upon a time concept of power is no longer relevant.
 
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It's nothing to do with WHO, it's about Trump taking his cut from an American product.
 
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