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Trump and GOP Achieve Herd Immunity!

Last week’s Republican Convention revealed a remarkable achievement: herd immunity. Unfortunately, not from COVID.

President Trump has virtually vaccinated the GOP herd. Unfortunately, not protecting them from COVID. New cases and deaths (currently 186,000) continue – though immune from much attention anymore, except from loved ones.

 

 

No, Trump inoculated Republicans with immunity from science, medicine, and truth:

Science

Almost all credible scientists agree climate change is real, accelerating, and caused (partly) by humans. Trump denies it, withdrawing the U.S. from the Paris Climate Agreement – now we’re the only nation absent.

Extreme weather events (though not caused directly by climate change) in recent years reflect dramatically changed conditions, making extreme events MORE LIKELY. California wildfire seasons are two months longer, “starting earlier and ending later” with “climate change a key driver of this trend”.

 

Catastrophic wildfires everywhere (from Gatlinburg to Greece) have grown in size and intensity so much they now have an official name: Extreme Wildfire Events (EWEs).

Intense droughts, hurricanes, tornadoes, derechos; all are exacerbated by climate change.

Yet GOP immunity from science supports Trump’s insistence he knows better, and climate change is a hoax.

Medicine

Most recent example of GOP immunity from medicine: new COVID testing guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Revised requirements – that people without symptoms abstain from testing – contradict experts.

Most agree America needs MORE testing, not less; especially since “people without symptoms could be the most prolific spreaders” of Coronavirus. Observers worry CDC, America’s preeminent health agency, has been pressured by the Administration to make politically-correct recommendations.

Early in the pandemic, health experts insisted wearing masks, staying home, and socially distancing were necessary to prevent virus spread. Trump led by example, NOT wearing a mask nor requiring staff and supporters to socially distance, and demanded the economy and schools reopen – resulting in THOUSANDS more American deaths.

 

Yet GOP social amnesia and immunity from medicine belittled experts like Dr. Anthony Fauci (one of the most trusted Americans today) and disregarded the suffering Trump’s narcissism caused.

 

 

Truth

Trump has told over 20,000 falsehoods since taking office, according to nonpartisan fact-checkers like the Washington Post. All politicians lie, you reply? In 2017, the New York Times reported Trump, in his first 10 months in office, “told nearly SIX TIMES as many falsehoods as Obama did during his entire presidency” (8 years).

Trump examples include whoppers about COVID, (“it’s under control”; “it will go away”) and opponent Joe Biden (“he will defund police”, after Biden stated emphatically he would NOT).

Yet the GOP achieved immunity from facts, with many Republicans parroting Trump’s falsehoods, like lemmings following him off the cliff – potentially taking our country with them. Cynics speculate they know he’s lying, but enable him because it’s politically expedient.

How was Trump able to fool so many intelligent Republicans into submitting to his virtual vaccination?

He SCARED them.

In his 2016 campaign, Trump fostered the belief America was no longer great (especially after a black president?) – and their place in it no longer assured.

 

 

That immigrants were stealing their jobs (though immigrants typically take jobs Americans won’t).

 

 

That the government would “take your guns away” (though no one seriously proposed that).

Even in his inauguration speech, when presidents deliver uplifting messages (like JFK’s “ask not what your country can do for you”), Trump darkly described “American carnage”.

 

 

 

 

 

 

He ANGERED them.

Name-calling, like “Lyin’ Ted” (Cruz, Republican challenger) and “Crooked Hillary” (Clinton, Democratic nominee) planted seeds of resentment that opponents had gained unfair advantages, enraging his base.

Trump encouraged “lock her up” chants at rallies (although Clinton was never charged with any crimes, much less convicted). At one debate, Trump sneered if he were president, she “would be in prison”.

Classic dictator playbook: threatening to jail opponents – and convincing followers they deserve it.

He SOLD them.

Salesman Trump (who made his fortune selling real estate) persuaded followers “nobody knows the system better than me, so only I can fix it”. His salesmanship convinced enough people to vote for him – and now, possibly elect him again. Unfortunately, Trump’s GOP herd vaccination also inoculated them with immunity from credibility.

Almost three million more voters did NOT believe or vote for him, demonstrating limited credibility. Only our arcane electoral-college process enabled his victory. Recent polls showing overwhelming majorities of Americans believe Trump mishandled COVID indicate he (and followers) have little credibility.

TMM believes America needs TWO truthful, believable parties to balance each other and compete in the political marketplace. Unfortunately, while the once-proud GOP remains the newly-rebranded COT (Cult of Trump), that’s not the case.

Moderates, consider that – and VOTE.

 

 

Images: Google Images

Trump with fans: Mark Wallheiser – Getty Images

GOP Convention/White House: Vox

Coronavirus: Times Higher Education

Extreme weather events: NASA Climate Change

Medical researcher: Contract Pharma

Trump and Fauci: Tampa Bay Times

Lady Justice with scales: Courthouse News

Obama and Trump: CNN.com

Biden and Trump: Casino.org

JFK Inaugural Speech: BBC.com

Trump Inaugural Speech: slate.com

Lock Her Up sign: Newcastle Star

Trump with MAGA sign: Christopher Gregory – Getty Images

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  1. What’s up?

    I found this article very interesting…please read!

    Do you remember the blockbuster hit film The Matrix that was released in 1999? You may not know this, but it has deep spiritual implications concerning the times we are living in and Bible prophecy.

    It tells a story of how these “agents” are trying to turn us into machines. We are closer then ever before for this to become a reality when they cause us to receive an implantable microchip in our body during a time when physical money will be no more.

    You may have seen on NBC news concerning the implantable RFID microchip that some people are getting put in their hand to make purchases, but did you know this microchip matches perfectly with prophecy in the Bible?

    “He (the false prophet who deceives many by his miracles) causes all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and slave, to receive a mark on their right hand or on their foreheads, and that no one may buy or sell except one who has the mark or the name of the beast, or the number of his name…

    You also may have heard of the legendary number “666” that people have been speculating for possibly thousands of years on what it actually means. This article shares something I haven’t seen before, and I don’t think there could be any better explanation for what it means to calculate 666. This is no hoax. Very fascinating stuff!

    …Here is wisdom. Let him who has understanding calculate the number of the beast, for it is the number of a man: His number is 666″ (Revelation 13:16-18 NKJV).

    To see all the details showing why the Bible foretold of all these things, check out this article!

    Article: https://biblewoke.com/rfid-mark-of-the-beast-666-revealed

    GOD is sending out His end time warning:

    “Then a third angel followed them, saying with a loud voice, “If anyone worships the beast and his image, and receives his mark on his forehead or on his hand, he himself shall also drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is poured out full strength into the cup of His indignation. He shall be tormented with fire and brimstone in the presence of the holy angels and in the presence of the Lamb. And the smoke of their torment ascends forever and ever; and they have no rest day or night, who worship the beast and his image, and whoever receives the mark of his name” (Revelation 14:9-11).

    In the Islamic religion they have man called the Mahdi who is known as their messiah of whom they are waiting to take the stage. There are many testimonies from people online who believe this man will be Barack Obama who is to be the biblical Antichrist based off dreams they have received. I myself have had strange dreams about him like no other person. So much so that I decided to share this information.

    He came on stage claiming to be a Christian with no affiliation to the Muslim faith…

    “In our lives, Michelle and I have been strengthened by our Christian faith. But there have been times where my faith has been questioned — by people who don’t know me — or they’ve said that I adhere to a different religion, as if that were somehow a bad thing,” – Barack Obama

    …but was later revealed by his own family members that he indeed is a devout Muslim.

    So what’s in the name? The meaning of someones name can say a lot about a person. God throughout history has given names to people that have a specific meaning tied to their lives. How about the name Barack Obama? Let us take a look at what may be hiding beneath the surface…

    “And He (Jesus) said to them (His disciples), ‘I saw Satan fall like lightning from heaven'” (Luke 10:18).

    In the Hebrew language we can uncover the meaning behind the name Barack Obama.

    Barack, also transliterated as Baraq, in Hebrew is: lightning

    baraq – Biblical definition:

    From Strongs H1299; lightning; by analogy a gleam; concretely a flashing sword: – bright, glitter (-ing, sword), lightning. (Strongs Hebrew word H1300 baraq baw-rawk’)

    Barak ‘O’bamah, The use of bamah is used to refer to the “heights” of Heaven.

    bamah – Biblical definition:

    From an unused root (meaning to be high); an elevation: – height, high place, wave. (Strongs Hebrew word H1116 bamah baw-maw’)

    The day following the election of Barack Obama (11/04/08), the winning pick 3 lotto numbers in Illinois (Obama’s home state) for 11/5/08 were 666.

    Obama was a U.S. senator for Illinois, and his zip code was 60606.

    Seek Jesus while He may be found…repent, confess and forsake your sins and trust in the savior! Jesus says we must be born again by His Holy Spirit to enter the kingdom of God…God bless!

    1. Thank you for your comments.
      I’d like to reply with one of TMM’s Vital Values, published in 2018:
      Equality
      “All men are created equal” is a founding principle of our country, stated at a time when “men” referred to all Americans, male and female. Therefore, prejudice and discrimination, based on race, gender, religion (or lack thereof), country of origin, sexual orientation, or other reasonable factors, are decidedly unacceptable and UN-AMERICAN.
      Not saying that you’re prejudiced, but TMM values all major religions and believes Americans are entitled to follow any religions they choose.
      We haven’t seen any credible evidence that Barack Obama is secretly a Muslim; but if he is, that’s his right – just like you have the right to choose your beliefs. And the other examples you give (lotto numbers, zip codes) seem too coincidental to carry much weight.

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