Skip to comments.OBSERVATIONS ON THE GREAT HUNKERING (15) [WITH COMMENT BY JOHN]
Posted on 05/14/2020 4:51:01 PM PDT by Hojczyk
There is so much good (and also bad) analytical work appearing every day that calls into question the conventional wisdom about both COVID-19 and the hard lockdown remedy that just about every country has adopted. Theres so much that I cant keep up, and cant decide from day to day which items to pass along to Power Line readers. Fortunately for us, the British journalist Toby Young has put together a pretty good one-stop-shopping site called Lockdown Sceptics. Worth a look each day.
Other good recent reads on lockdown skepticism include Conor Friedersdorf in The Atlantic (Take the Shutdown Skeptics Seriously), and Matt Ridley writing about the train wreck of Neil Fergusons crude mathematical guesswork.
How the virus crisis is going to play out in the election in November is wholly unclear at this point. Democrats are going to try to blame Trump for whatever economic woes linger by saying he failed to address the problem early enough or effectively enough. Hard to say whether this will work, or whether Trumps instinct for the counterpunch will serve him well or ill.
But Democrats may have done us a great favor in proposing an additional $3 trillion spending bill this week, because two of their priorities may not play very well with voters in many of the key states. First, they want to bail out fiscally unsound blue states like California, Illinois, Connecticut, and New York, and they want to revive the SALT (state and local tax) deduction that the Trump tax reform eliminated. If Democrats sweep the election in November, you can expect this package to be high on their agenda for the next Congress.
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If the Democrat party wins the senate and defeats Trump in November, I fear that our current cold civil war will go hot.
I don’t want that, but I don’t see how it could be avoided.
It’s much more likely to happen than not, if those circumstances occur.
....The country is dead. Post Trump era will be ugly very quickly. The left will smell blood. I would prep and get 2A abundant expecting the very worst SHTF. It would be advisable to stay out of the DNC controlled areas.
Great Hunkering - I like that :)
“...The country is dead. Post Trump era will be ugly very quickly. The left will smell blood. I would prep and get 2A abundant expecting the very worst SHTF. It would be advisable to stay out of the DNC controlled areas”.
Many of us feel this way. Young and old we see the current attempted destruction of the Constitution and Amendments as disastrous. Many of us think Pelosi and her group could be successfully prosecuted as traitors. I see no reason not to...if nothing else, it would make very clear what constitutes treason.
Some of us see the division between logical thinking and emotional output as so divisive it cannot be bridged. It is a shame our schools have gotten so bad we think this is a problem.
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