International Lessons from Corona: looking to the future

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  1. Goonerview

    Goonerview Gold Belt

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    Leftists: Open borders, if you want a wall or strong border control, you are RACIST!!!

    Coronavirus has entered the chat

    Leftists: Why didn't the government close the borders???
     
  2. ineverpost

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    The President could have locked this shit down immediately. He didn't believe in it and no one on his cherry picked administration did either. It's because he fires anyone that does not agree with him on everything. He's a crap leader. Good leaders surround themselves with people smarter than them and listen to them. He is the exact opposite. Listen to Bill Gates. Call him a globalist or whatever ridiculous conspiracy you can come up with, but he's smart. Listen to smart people.
     
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    It's number one in GDP but not caring about its citizens or quality of life.
     
  4. FloridaCracker

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  5. FloridaCracker

    FloridaCracker Steel Belt

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    Is he still committing genocide like you said?
     
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  6. genecop

    genecop Silver Belt

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    Fuck the news media..
     
  7. genecop

    genecop Silver Belt

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    I agree, the only problem that will prevent that from happening is greed..Corporate murica like big profits, cheap oversees labor fits the agenda...
     
  8. Teppodama

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    Then pass a bill that prioritizes companies with the majority of their production or assets are in America for any governmental financial aid moving forward. No more "Too big to fail" unless its a predominately American company.
     
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  9. genecop

    genecop Silver Belt

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    So with fair labor rates in the USA, who absorbs the shortfall, the consumer?
    Again I would love it if we produced everything America needs right here at home..Also the entire Aid thing for corps is in most cases needed due to poor management and greed at the top level..

    I have operated my own Biz for 30 years, I lived and died by the decisions I’ve made..When you don’t have a safety net, it tends to bring out the best in you..
     
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  10. Teppodama

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    Given how much the average American wastes in income on generally useless shit, I'm fine with a higher cost on goods. Maybe more people would prioritize better.
    Yes, allowing a few of the companies to fail might just make the rest learn.
     
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  11. TheLastSpartan

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    That we're masquerading as a 1st world country when we're really closer to being a China or Brazil.

    If we truly want to be at the level we believe we are at, then we're going to have to self-reflect as a nation and address our flaws.
     
  12. fedoriswar37

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    In the simplest terms. If your car brakes down in the cold the day after it was at the mechanics and you didnt have a blanket, are you going to just adress the fact that you didnt have a blanket, and ignore the fact that the mechanic was also to blame for the end result ? You can do 2 things at once you know
     
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  13. The Audience

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    I think that there needs to be a determined effort by states and their leaders to cooperate and collectively address the issues that evidently supercede the self-interest of any individual nation or their cloaked private benefactors. Eventually, the vaccine will become available and administered and this pandemic will rest in the pages of history -but what of the next one, or the looming climate catastrophe that we seem to be positioned to 'deal with later', or the alarming reality of antibiotic resistance, or the microplastics pollution that is already totally out of control? The adversarial stances that are prevalent today on the world stage hinder the chances of at least mitigating if not resolving the next global crisis. The 'in it together' messages of unity currently being displayed by the suffering masses need to be realised and carried forward by state leaders if we are to have any kind of prosperous future as a species on this planet.
     
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  14. brothir

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    Invest in some hecking big backup stores of masks.
     
  15. Armbars

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    Fuck China, and fuck WHO
     
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  16. Ruprecht

    Ruprecht Hands Of The Judges Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    It wasn't products that spread the virus, it was travellers. A bunch of American tourists being the largest single influx in my home state.
    The ability for so many people to travel the globe is a product of economic development and transportation technology more than anything else, as is the global economy.
    Same reason we're able to have this communication.
    Same reason tribalism turned to nationalism with the expansion of travel and markets through improvements in communication (the printing press) and transportation.
    There's no putting it back in the box.
    Of course you can still support uncompetitive local industries for strategic reasons, but that's a different conversation (and how many?).
    Travel restrictions, established quarantine protocols and emergency medical provisions are the only real viable responses to this sort of pandemic (varying according to the pandemics characteristics), along with global coordination on the development of vaccines and other case specific responses.
     
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  17. Magooglie

    Magooglie Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    Whatever China says, don't believe them.
     
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  18. TheGreatA

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    We made a beggar a king. The results are as we have witnessed.
     
  19. Headkicktoleg

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    The chinese people can only take so much. If they can't eat bat brains and tiger penises they will riot
     
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  20. Stoic1

    Stoic1 Boogaloo Time

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    Perhaps the answer to China's next SAR type virus is to just nuke them to a cinder.

    I'm just brainstorming here.
     
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