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By mike flugennockTuesday - May 19th, 2020Categories: Health Care, Trumpism, coronavirus, media, war and peace

USAF F-16 “Fighting Falcon” as used by “Thunderbirds” aerobatic team:
Unit cost: $US29.1m; operational cost $US8k/hour

US War Budget FY 2021: $US934bn

US Total Deaths from COVID-19 (as of 05.20.2020): 90,340

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Tough Decisions at Tesla

By mike flugennockWednesday - May 13th, 2020Categories: Economy, Health Care, Trumpism, coronavirus

So… after a week or two of stomping his little feet and threatening to hold his breath until he turned blue, spoiled rotten rich punk Elon Musk re-opened his Tesla plant in California in defiance of that state’s “stay-at-home” order, because he couldn’t stand to lose a penny of profit on his overpriced electric hot rods.

Subsequently, this past Tuesday, Sputnik International published this report on the situation headlined Tesla Workers Faced With Tough Decisions as Elon Musk Re-Opens California Factory

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Hands Across The Sea

By mike flugennockFriday - May 8th, 2020Categories: Health Care, coronavirus, environment

A quick quiz:
Name the two countries who currently lead the world in COVID-19 deaths.
Name the two countries whose public health services are the most ravaged by budget cuts and privatization.
Name the two countries whose leadership has been the most comically ignorant and incompetent in the face of this crisis.

Give up…?

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