Biden hammers Trump on coronavirus response in chaotic debate
By Antonia Farzan
Tuesday night’s chaotic presidential debate gave Joe Biden numerous opportunities to hammer President Trump on a critical weakness — his handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
Seizing on the administration’s scattered crisis response, Biden said that the president “panicked” and downplayed the seriousness of the virus, a strategic blunder. He urged Trump to “get out of your bunker and get out of the sand trap and your golf course” and work with both political parties to provide Americans with economic relief and adequate supplies of protective gear. Placed on the defensive, Trump repeatedly insisted that the White House had done a “phenomenal job.”
The two candidates later traded barbs over reopening the economy, with Trump baselessly claiming that Democratic governors were waiting to lift shutdown orders in place until after the election,
Seven former FDA commissioners accuse Trump administration of undermining the agency
By Laurie McGinley and Reis Thebault
In a rare and extraordinary rebuke, seven former commissioners of the Food and Drug Administration wrote an op-ed accusing the Trump administration of interfering politically with the agency, with potentially catastrophic effects on public trust in a coronavirus vaccine.
The column, which was published online Tuesday afternoon in The Washington Post, detailed a recent pattern of interference, including President Trump’s threat to reject a proposed FDA guidance detailing the criteria the agency will use to judge a coronavirus vaccine, and decisions by Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar to revoke the FDA’s authority to regulate lab-developed tests and to sign its own rules.
Trump and Azar have imperiled the FDA’s ability to “make the independent, science-based decisions that are key to combating the pandemic and
Pittsboro, NC – A month ago our Chatham County officials created and approved a second health crisis. They prefer you discover the ramifications later. COVID-19 is the first health crisis. This second health crisis is a condition called “structural racism.” You’ll hear about it shortly. First, information on a style of government called a “police state.” China, Russia, and North Korea are police states. They can be local too.
Governments can declare arbitrary Crises and enforce them with police power. This happens in a Police State. Inhabitants experience restrictions on their mobility. Political, health, and other views are monitored. Censorship is common. People squawk on each other. Police hire informants.
Race and health are always weaponized in police states. Famous Police States include Nazi Germany, Communist East Germany, Marxist Soviet Union, Fascist Italy, and Communist China. Their notorious police are called the SS,