BIDEN TRANSITION/CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/ECONOMY/EDUCATION/JOE BIDEN/KAMALA HARRIS/SHUTDOWN: “.@KamalaHarris and I aren’t wasting any time. We’re ready to get COVID-19 under control so that we can reopen our businesses and schools safely, resume our lives, and put this pandemic behind us.“ ––Joe Biden, Twitter.com, November 10, 2020 6:25 am […]

Read More… from 11/10/2020


CORONAVIRUS: “The [coronavirus] lockdowns are doing tremendous damage to these Democrat-run states where they’re locked out, sealed up, suicide rates, drug rates, alcoholism, deaths by so many different forms. You can’t do that. And I want to just congratulate the Governor and everybody in Florida. You’re open and open for business and doing great. And […]

Read More… from 10/12/2020


CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/DEMS/NEW YORK/SHUTDOWN/WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION: “The World Health Organization just admitted that I was right. Lockdowns are killing countries all over the world. The cure cannot be worse than the problem itself. Open up your states, Democrat governors. Open up New York. A long battle, but they finally did the right thing!“ ––Donald Trump, Twitter.com, October […]

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ANTIFA/CIVIL UNREST/DEMS/JOE BIDEN/JUSTICE DEPARTMENT/MICHIGAN/SHUTDOWN/TERRORISM: “Governor [Gretchen] Whitmer of Michigan has done a terrible job. She locked down her state for everyone, except her husband’s boating activities. The Federal Government provided tremendous help to the Great People of Michigan. My Justice Department and Federal Law Enforcement announced… …today that they foiled a dangerous plot against the […]

Read More… from 10/8/2020


CORONAVIRUS/EDUCATION/JOE BIDEN: “Right now, we’re in a situation where if you take a look, there is no national standard for how to open schools [during coronavirus], how to open them safely, because the president says, ‘I have no responsibility. That’s not my response.’ I mean, literally, that’s his phrase. ‘It’s not my responsibility. I’m not […]

Read More… from 9/23/2020


EDUCATION/NFL/SPORTS: “It’s also crucial for colleges and universities to stay open. And we hope that they do indeed stay open, and we want to see Big 10 football… And it’ll be a great thing for our country and the players. And the coaches want to do it really badly… And the players are missing a […]

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EDUCATION/RALLY/SPORTS: “The governor [of Michigan] should open up the state, open up the schools, play Big 10 football; we want them to do that. Big 10 is looking very strongly at opening up their season, but we’re not getting any cooperation from the governor of Michigan.. So we look forward to a good time. I […]

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EDUCATION/FEMA/JOE BIDEN: “Trump’s FEMA director is cutting schools loose. Just yesterday, FEMA announced that they will not help pay for cloth masks and other PPE for school settings claiming these basic health and safety costs for schools do not qualify for emergency assistance. As I said, this is a national emergency and Donald Trump and […]

Read More… from 9/2/2020


CORONAVIRUS/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Trump still does not have a real plan for how to open our schools safely. No real plan for how to help parents feel secure for their children. He’s offered us nothing but failure and delusions from start to finish and American families and our children are paying the price. […]

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MASSACHUSETTS/NANCY PELOSI/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The Beauty Parlor owner must really dislike Crazy Nancy Pelosi. Turning her in, on tape, is a really big deal. She probably treats him like she treats everyone else…And she strongly supported a Kennedy [Joe Kennedy III] who just lost in, of all places, Massachusetts!“ ––Donald Trump, Twitter.com, September 2, 2020 […]

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2020 ELECTION/CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/HOUSE OF REPS/NANCY PELOSI: “Crazy Nancy Pelosi is being decimated for having a beauty parlor opened, when all others are closed, and for not wearing a Mask – despite constantly lecturing everyone else. We will almost certainly take back the House, and send Nancy packing!“ ––Donald Trump, Twitter.com, September 2, 2020 3:12 am […]

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JOE BIDEN/SPORTS: “The governor of Pennsylvania, the governor of Michigan, the governor of North Carolina. They control those [college football] teams directly or indirectly because so much money, so much aid, so many other things, including traffic signs and everything else that they have to give. Those governors control those schools. That’s all done by […]

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CORONAVIRUS/EDUCATION/JOE BIDEN: “Joe Biden wants to inflict a painful shutdown on the entire country… Joe Biden’s plan is not a solution to the virus, but rather it’s a surrender to the virus. My administration has a very different approach. To save as many lives as possible we are focusing on the science, the facts and […]

Read More… from 8/27/2020


DEMS: “The problem is your [North Carolina] governor doesn’t want to reopen. He wants to keep it shut down, and you can’t do that because there’s a lot of bad statistics on the other side. Shutdowns cause problems too with suicide and depression and loss of jobs and loss of a lot of other things. […]

Read More… from 8/24/2020


CORONAVIRUS/EDUCATION: “Instead of saving lives, the decision to close universities could cost lives. It is significantly safer for students to live with other young people than to go home and spread the virus to older Americans. Makes sense.” -Donald Trump, “Remarks by President Trump in Press Briefing | August 19, 2020,” whitehouse.gov, Aug. 19, 2020 […]

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CORONAVIRUS: “Look, when you shut down [for coronavirus], you have other problems. You have depression, you have alcohol, you have drugs, you have a family squabbles, to put it nicely. You have a lot of bad things happen. So it’s not like, oh, let’s do a shutdown. Shutdowns cause, I think probably, or possibly, much bigger […]

Read More… from 8/18/2020


CHINA/SPORTS: “It’s the plague from China — the plague from China. So what happens is — but the young children handle it very well. I want to open the schools. I hope Big Ten is going to do it. I tell you what, we got to play football. They put out false rumors. They say […]

Read More… from 8/17/2020


CHILDREN/EDUCATION: “I want to get the schools open. They should be open. The children, if you look, statistically it’s incredible how strong they are. Their immune systems, they’re incredible. We have to get our schools open. We have to get our country, and a lot of the reason it’s not happening is because blue state […]

Read More… from 8/13/2020


DEMS/VOTING: “Some people say they don’t want — the Democrats don’t want schools open, because that’s where you have a lot of polling booths. And if you have a school close, you can’t very easily have polling booths at the school. And that’s becoming — I think maybe we’ll be able to show that as […]

Read More… from 8/13/2020


DEMS/EDUCATION/UNION: “I’d like to see the money follow the student. If a school is going to be closed, and we’re giving all of this money on the federal basis to a school, and if a student is going to go to a different school… I think the money should follow the student. And that’s something […]

Read More… from 8/12/2020


CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/ECONOMY: “Economic health is vital to public health. That’s why our strategy to kill the China virus [coronavirus] has focused on protecting those at greatest risk while allowing younger and healthy Americans to safely return to work and safely return to school. Very important.” -Donald Trump, “Remarks by President Trump in Press Briefing | Bedminster, […]

Read More… from 8/8/2020


CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19: “And you see the devastating results of [coronavirus] lockdowns, too. You know, you have depression and suicide and drugs and alcohol and bad marriages. Marriages that were very good turned out to be very bad. It’s an amazing thing, and it’s — who would think it? But people get along for 20 years; I […]

Read More… from 8/8/2020


CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/EDUCATION/JOE BIDEN: “I’ve laid out a roadmap to reopen schools safely and effectively. First, get the [coronavirus] cases down in the communities through social distancing, masking, testing, tracing, and PPE. Second, give school districts uniform guidance without political interference on effectively and safely, the safety protocols, including ventilation, physical changes in classrooms. Third, give those districts […]

Read More… from 8/6/2020


2020 ELECTION/DEMS/GOP: “The blue states, the Democrat states, they don’t wanna open up anything. They don’t want their schools open, they don’t want their business open. They want to keep it shut. And you can’t do that, you’re hurting people by doing that… But the Democrats are standing in our way, they don’t want our […]

Read More… from 8/5/2020


CHILDREN/CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/EDUCATION: “I want the schools open. First of all, children are unbelievably strong, right? Their immune system. Something’s going on… They have a strong, they have a very strong something, and they are not affected [by coronavirus]. And we have to open our schools. You know, there’s a big danger to keeping people locked in. […]

Read More… from 8/4/2020


RELIGION: “I think they should open the churches. It’s up to the governors. But, I think, and I’m recommending it, you open the churches. They’ll spread, they’ll be socially spread, they’ll have masks and they’ll do what they have to do, you know, the hygiene and everything else that we know.” -Donald Trump in an […]

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CHILDREN/CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19: “There’s a lot of politics involved in some of these states that are closed. It’s, let’s say, Democrat governors… And, frankly, they want to keep it closed, I think, as long as possible, maybe for some good reasons, but maybe also for political reasons. But we want it opened. We want the schools open, […]

Read More… from 8/4/2020


CORONAVIRUS: “It’s important for all Americans to recognize that a permanent [coronavirus] lockdown is not a viable path toward producing the result that you want, or certainly not a viable path forward, and would ultimately inflict more harm than it would prevent.” -Donald Trump, “Remarks by President Trump in Press Briefing | August 3, 2020,” […]

Read More… from 8/3/2020


CHILDREN/CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19: “Children are at the lowest risk of any age group from the virus. Indefinite school closures will inflict lasting harm to our nation’s children. We must follow the science and get students safely back to school, while protecting children, teachers, staff, and family. We have to remember that there’s another side to this: Keeping […]

Read More… from 7/30/2020


CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19: “The primary purpose of a shutdown was to flatten the curve, ensure sufficient hospital capacity, and develop effective [coronavirus] treatments and therapies to reduce mortality. And we’ve done that. But it can come rearing back when you least suspect it. We did the right thing initially. We saved millions of lives, what we did. […]

Read More… from 7/30/2020


CHILDREN/CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/EDUCATION: “Young people are almost immune to this [coronavirus] disease. The younger, the better, I guess. They’re stronger. They’re stronger. They have a stronger immune system. It’s an incredible thing. Nobody has ever seen this before. Various types of flu will hurt young people more than older people. But young people are almost immune. If […]

Read More… from 7/30/2020


CDC/COVID-19/JOE BIDEN: “I think that there are guidelines that have to be made much more specific by the CDC. They should let the scientists speak. Let the scientists speak. I’m happy the president is back holding his conferences on COVID every day. I don’t know what the hell he’s adding to it, except it’s good […]

Read More… from 7/28/2020


CHILDREN/CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/EDUCATION: “You’ve got to open the schools. They have a stronger immune system even than you have, or I have, the kids… It’s amazing. You look at the percentage, it’s a tiny percentage of 1%. And in that one case, I mean, I looked at a couple of [coronavirus] cases, if you have diabetes, if […]

Read More… from 7/24/2020


CHILDREN/CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/EDUCATION: “Fortunately, the data shows that children are lower risk from the China virus, very substantially. When children do contact the virus, they often have only very mild symptoms or none at all, and medical complications are exceedingly rare. Those that do face complications often have underlying medical conditions. Ninety-nine percent of all China virus […]

Read More… from 7/23/2020


CHILDREN/EDUCATION: “Given these considerations, we believe many school districts can now reopen safely, provided they implement mitigation measures and health protocols to protect families, protect teachers, and to protect students. And we do have to protect the teachers and the families also; we have to remember that… In cities or states that are current hotspots… […]

Read More… from 7/23/2020


CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/EDUCATION: “So, yeah, I would like to see the schools open 100 percent. And we’ll do it safely; we’ll do it carefully. But when you look at the statistics I just read, having to do with children and — and safety, they’re very impressive. They have very strong immune systems… Now, they don’t catch it […]

Read More… from 7/22/2020


CHILDREN/CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/JOE BIDEN: “I know that the case of childcare facilities across the nation is dire. People are looking for help desperately, and they’ve had to close their doors and lay off staff. And they’re not getting the protective equipment they need to reopen. The virus hotspots where they exist, and they exist all over the […]

Read More… from 7/21/2020


EDUCATION/JOE BIDEN: “Everyone wants our schools to reopen. The question is how to make it safe and how to make it stick. Forcing educators and students back into classrooms in areas where infection rates are going up or remaining too high is just plain dangerous… It has to start by getting cases down in our […]

Read More… from 7/17/2020


CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/EDUCATION/JOE BIDEN: “We’ve got to do the hard work of getting the virus under control now. But Trump doesn’t want that to do that hard work. He just wants schools to open because he’s afraid if they don’t, it will hurt his re-election chances.” -Joe Biden as quoted by Trevor Hunnicutt, “Trump wants schools open […]

Read More… from 7/15/2020


DEMS/MEDIA: “But the Democrats are controlled by the media and the radical left, okay? And anybody that says differently is a fool. And they don’t want schools open because that’s a good thing for our country. That’s a good thing. And they figure if they can delay school openings till after November 3rd, they have […]

Read More… from 7/14/2020


CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/EDUCATION: “It is a balancing act, but we have to open our schools. We have learned one thing very strongly. Young people are in great shape when it comes to the coronavirus or whatever you want to call it. Young people are very, very, very much in good shape. And without question, they should open […]

Read More… from 7/14/2020


2020 ELECTION/CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/EDUCATION: “Schools should be opened. Schools should be opened. There’s kids who want to go to school. You’re losing a lot of lives by keeping things closed…  We have to open the schools. We have to get them open. And I think there’s a lot of politics going along. I think they think they’ll […]

Read More… from 7/13/2020


CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/TRAVEL BAN: “A policy of never-ending lockdowns month after month would ultimately do more harm than good to public health, and so bad for our children. As a result, it really is more loss of life. We can’t do that. We have to get back now. We did it right. We saved millions of lives […]

Read More… from 7/9/2020


CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Trump claimed to the American people that he was a wartime leader, but instead of taking responsibility, Trump has waved a white flag, revealing that he ordered the slowing of testing and having his administration tell Americans that they simply need to ‘live with it…’ Mr. President, before you tee […]

Read More… from 7/8/2020


CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/EDUCATION: “We want to reopen the schools. Everybody wants it. The moms want it, the dads want it, the kids want it. It’s time to do it… So what we want to do is we want to get our schools open. We want to get them open quickly, beautifully, in the fall. And the — […]

Read More… from 7/7/2020


CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/EDUCATION/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Donald Trump failed to take any action on testing, contact tracing, creating responsible standards, everything we needed to do to get the pandemic under control and to get educators and students back in the classroom… Last month, I put out a plan to reopen safely and sustainably, including for our public […]

Read More… from 7/3/2020


BUSINESS/CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “As a result of the virus, 22 percent of small businesses were forced to close earlier this year, including 41 percent of black-owned businesses. But under my administration’s strategy to vanquish the virus and restart our economy, small businesses across the nation are now safely reopening — all over the nation, they’re […]

Read More… from 6/18/2020


CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/FLORIDA/JOBS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Vaccines, by the way, I had a meeting yesterday on vaccines. We’re doing incredibly well with that. I think you’re going to have some very positive surprises. And therapeutics, likewise, we’re doing extremely well. Cures, we’re doing well. I think those two words really blend in with each other, but tremendous progress is […]

Read More… from 6/5/2020


CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/ECONOMY/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The best strategy for public health is to aggressively protect the most vulnerable while allowing younger and healthier Americans to work safely… To maintain the health and safety of our society, we must also maintain the health of our economy. There’s a reason why our nation’s life expectancy is closely correlated with […]

Read More… from 5/29/2020


CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “I don’t how you’re separate if you’re dead, you have no economic well, being your family has no economic romaine. So first of all, I’d listen to the scientist. I tell the truth. Tell the truth. There are ways to reopen certain areas and rationally, with distancing, wearing masks, making sure […]

Read More… from 5/26/2020


CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “A permanent lockdown [for coronavirus] is not a strategy for a healthy state or a healthy country. Our country wasn’t meant to be shut down. We did the right thing, but now it’s time to open it up. A never-ending lockdown would invite a public health calamity. To protect the health of […]

Read More… from 5/21/2020


CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “As of this morning, almost every state has taken steps to begin reopening, and the American people are doing an extraordinary job of continuing to take precautions while, at the same time, wanting to start. And they will be starting to resume their American way of life… Today I want to update […]

Read More… from 5/15/2020


CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “I think they should open the schools, absolutely. I think they should. And it’s had very little impact on young people. And I think that if you’re an instructor, if you’re a teacher, a professor, and you’re over a certain age — like, let’s say, 65 or maybe even, if you want […]

Read More… from 5/13/2020


CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The truth is that everyone wants America to reopen as soon as possible — claiming otherwise is completely absurd. Governors from both parties are doing their best to make that happen, but their efforts have been slowed and hampered because they haven’t gotten the tools, resources and guidance they need from […]

Read More… from 5/11/2020


CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19: “I want it [the country] open safely, but I want it open. Don’t forget, people are dying the other route. You can go with the enclosed route: Everything is closed up, you’re in your house, you’re not allowed to move. People are dying with that too. You look at drug addiction, you look at […]

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19: “Look. Our country has to go back to being our country again. You have people that are not going to stand for this. And I understand them very well. And we are going to put out little embers and little fires and maybe some big fires, but we still have to go back to […]

Read More… from 5/5/2020


CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19: “I think a lot of people want to go back. They just want to go back. You see it every day. You see demonstrations all over the country and those are meaningful demonstrations. It’s big stuff. But you also have some people that are very scared. Probably everybody’s scared when you get right down […]

Read More… from 5/3/2020


CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Because we’ve flattened the curve, slowed the spread, and massively expanded our healthcare capacity, we’re now in the process of gradually reopening our country. And it’s being done with a tremendous — a tremendous gusto and vigor… It’s a strategy guided by science, evidence, facts, and reason. A never-ending lockdown would inflict […]

Read More… from 5/1/2020


CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “We’re opening up America again. Twenty states representing 40 percent of the U.S. population have announced that they are making plans and preparations to safely restart their economies in the very near future… My administration has worked aggressively with Congress to negotiate this critical 482-billion-dollar funding package. We reached a deal that […]

Read More… from 4/21/2020


CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “We also are going to be using, and we’re preparing to use, the Defense Production Act to increase swab production in one U.S. facility by over 20 million additional swabs per month… You must remember that the governors wanted to have total control over the opening of their states, but now they […]

Read More… from 4/19/2020


CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “A prolonged lockdown combined with a forced economic depression would inflict an immense and wide-ranging toll on public health. This includes a sharp rise in drug abuse, alcohol abuse, suicide, heart disease, and many other dimensions of physical and mental wellbeing… Therefore, my administration is issuing new federal guidelines that will allow governors […]

Read More… from 4/16/2020


CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: [Reporter: There’s a debate over what authority you have to order the country reopened. What authority do you have?] “When somebody is the President of the United States, the authority is total, and that’s the way it’s got to be… We will soon finalize new and very important guidelines to give governors […]

Read More… from 4/13/2020


CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “First, we have to get the number of new cases of the disease down significantly. That means social distancing has to continue and the people on the front lines have to get the supplies and equipment they need. President Trump needs to use his full powers under the Defense Production Act […]

Read More… from 4/12/2020


CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “[M]itigation does work. But again, we’re not going to destroy our country. We have to get back. Because, you know, at a certain point, you’ll lose more people this way — through all of the problems caused — than you will with what we’re doing right now… But I’ve said it from […]

Read More… from 4/4/2020


CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19: “Look, you’re going to lose a number of people to the flu. But you’re going to lose more people by putting a country into a massive recession or depression. You’re going to lose people. You’re going to have suicides by the thousands. You’re going to have all sorts of things happen. You’re going to […]

Read More… from 3/24/2020


CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19: “But we lose thousands of people a year to the flu. We never turn the country off. We lose much more than that to automobile accidents. We didn’t call up the automobile companies and say, stop making cars. We don’t want any cars anymore. We have to get back to work. Now, with all […]

Read More… from 3/24/2020