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Monday, May 04, 2020

The federal government is considering rolling back infection control requirements in U.S. nursing homes -- even as the long-term-care industry's residents and workers are overwhelmed by the coronavirus.

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What?

#1 | Posted by Zed at 2020-05-04 06:34 PM | Reply

"It makes no sense at all"

Unless killing people is what you want to do.

#2 | Posted by Zed at 2020-05-04 06:35 PM | Reply

Makes sense if they want to spend less on Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security.

#3 | Posted by Whatsleft at 2020-05-04 09:51 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

Let them die! Amirite, pro-life GOP?

#4 | Posted by censored at 2020-05-04 10:28 PM | Reply

Also, if there are no regulations the next of kin can't sue for negligence.

#5 | Posted by bored at 2020-05-04 11:59 PM | Reply

There DOES seem to be a concerted effort to kill off the old
and the poverty stricken in this country...

How did Ayn Rand (that rightwing literary darling [and blatant sociopath]) call them?

The Takers? People no longer useful in the great socioeconomic machine?

What we are seeing is rightwing dispassionate ideology come full circle to
its logical and heartless conclusion.

"Let the Takers die, and the poor starve! More for the rich! More for me!"

How utterly disgusting, but predictable...

#6 | Posted by earthmuse at 2020-05-05 07:26 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Vote for Republicans so they can kill your grandmother. This is the Amerika the right wing wants.

#7 | Posted by danni at 2020-05-05 09:20 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

BLOTUS, who is just short of being committed to a long-term care facility himself is now actively TRYING to kill old people in nursing homes. He'll point to the savings in SS and Medicare payouts and claim this was is plan to save SS from bankruptcy.

#8 | Posted by _Gunslinger_ at 2020-05-05 12:58 PM | Reply

Oh, and is it any wonder Hair Furor has seen considerable softening in his support from older Americans. HE'S ACTIVELY TRYING TO KILL YOU!

#9 | Posted by _Gunslinger_ at 2020-05-05 01:00 PM | Reply

"Death panels" were an early experiment with Republican projection.

#10 | Posted by cbob at 2020-05-05 01:13 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

I'm seeing a lot less Republican voters this fall.

#11 | Posted by Sycophant at 2020-05-05 02:28 PM | Reply

#11 | Posted by Sycophant

I don't, I see a lot of the dead voting Republican...

#12 | Posted by GalaxiePete at 2020-05-05 07:40 PM | Reply

"And just like magic, it will disappear"

-Donnie J. Trump, executioner.

#13 | Posted by BruceBanner at 2020-05-06 05:42 AM | Reply

2500 deaths per day x 365 days per year = 912,000 deaths

And we only have about 2% of us infected?

#14 | Posted by BruceBanner at 2020-05-06 07:23 AM | Reply

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