Category Archives: Trump

They Live in this Country. God Help Us.

Submitted by Rita Wasserman.   Here is the problem:

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Out of His Depth

From: https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/winston-churchill-cigar   Letter published in the East Hampton Star July 9th 2020 To the Editor, France declared war on Germany shortly after the German invasion of Poland in September of 1939. By June of the following year, Hitler’s armored … Continue reading

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Zeldin’s Blind Allegiance to Trump

Appeared as Letter to the Editor in The East Hampton Star Shocking Indifference East Hampton June 29, 2020 Dear David, Five months after Covid-19 was first diagnosed in the U.S. and 125,000 deaths later, the Trump administration still has no … Continue reading

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The Scale of Testing Compared to the Scale of the Outbreak

Fox News, Trump (and Zeldin) are blaming the current resurgence of Covid-19 cases on increased testing.  So let’s have a look at the data!  I highly recommend this website: https://ourworldindata.org/coronavirus-testing. The following graphs come from this site which has data … Continue reading

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Lee Zeldin Promoting Massive COVID Super-spreader Event

The reelection campaign for U.S. President Donald Trump required attendees reserving tickets for a June 20, 2020, rally in Tulsa to agree they will not sue the campaign or event organizers should they be exposed to COVID-19 at the event. … Continue reading

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Don’t Waste This Moment

Printed as a Letter to the Editor in The East Hampton Star, June 11 edition Transformation East Hampton June 8, 2020 To The Star: Three and a half years of the Trump administration have left America reeling, its values and … Continue reading

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Lee Zeldin’s Record

No matter where you live — Montauk or Manorville, Smithtown or Shirley, Patchogue or Port Jefferson — we all want our communities to thrive. To do that, we need a representative who puts our needs first: safe drinking water and … Continue reading

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“I Can’t Breathe”

“I Can’t Breathe” The Murder of George Floyd “The time for endless conversation has passed. We are a nation of differences and this is our greatest strength. It is a time for action in a way that cannot be ignored … Continue reading

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Protest in Commack drawing criticism

Some insightful letters to Newsday: The behavior of a few unruly demonstrators at the recent Commack protest was shameful [“Trump cheers LI protesters,” News, May 17]. If these few were, say, 4% of the demonstrators, the other 96% could have … Continue reading

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Is the healthcare “free market” working for you?

Journalist Jon Walker published a new piece for The American Prospect titled, “A Guide to the Nightmare of Getting Health Insurance in a Pandemic,” which detailed the absurdity of the U.S. system. Walker paints a picture of a healthcare system … Continue reading

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Law and Order: not for Zeldin and Flynn

Remember when Republicans were known as the “law and order” party? Seems like a million years ago. Let’s recap the saga of Mike Flynn: November 2016: Trump announces Flynn as his incoming national security advisor. December 2016: Flynn secretly talks … Continue reading

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Ignorance is Not Bliss

Appeared as Letter to the Editor, The East Hampton Star, May 7 Can Only Hope East Hampton May 4, 2020 To The Star: By downplaying Covid-19 when it was spreading across China and Europe, Donald Trump wasted valuable time that … Continue reading

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We Got to Work Together

“Being different is cool”  – a lesson from kids in Germantown, PA. A truly powerful video relevant to our current times (click on the image to see the musical video): Recognized by the United Nations for Extraordinary Public Service   … Continue reading

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Lee Zeldin is Congratulating Himself

Lee Zeldin is congratulating himself and claiming he steered 257 million in Federal funding to Suffolk county, money allocated through the CARES act for Coronavirus assistance. I looked at the numbers to check whether this was a fair allocation of … Continue reading

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When the Forgotten Remain Forgotten, no one is Secure

The Covid-19 pandemic is putting the deepening class divide in America into stark relief. Four new classes are emerging. The Remotes: These are professional, managerial, and technical workers – an estimated 35% of the workforce – who are putting in … Continue reading

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How We Got Here

  In the Southampton Press: How We Got Here The media has accurately reported how President Trump’s mismanagement of COVID-19 has exacerbated this global health crisis. But Trump’s damage to our public health goes back to the beginning of his … Continue reading

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Labradoodle dog breeder heads HHS response to the coronavirus

Submitted by Peggy Backman: Rebecca Ballhaus @rebeccaballhaus FDA chief Stephen Hahn asked HHS (Health and Human Services) in January if he could contact companies about possible shortages of PPE and other equipment. He was told no. Azar told associates such … Continue reading

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I am Pissed off!

From Perry Gershon: I am pissed off! The Republican leader, Mitch McConnell, said yesterday that state and local governments should declare bankruptcy if they find themselves in a financial hole due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Is he serious? How in … Continue reading

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How Fast is the Coronavirus spreading?

Rt is a key measure of how fast the virus is spreading. It’s the average number of people who become infected by an infected and infectious person. Rt = 1 means one infected person infects one other person on average. … Continue reading

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Finally, Biden speaks out

  Watch the video on YouTube! The Trump agenda: Let’s make America poor again. Let’s make America sick again. Let’s make America jobless again. Let’s make America the laughing stock of the world. Let’s make America powerless again.  (Putin’s goal!) … Continue reading

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