hydroxychloroquine

Grandpa Trump’s Magik Elixir


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As I wrote a few days ago, the only reason Donald Trump is pushing junk science is to be divisive. The man wants to divide Americans as much as possible. For some reason, he believes it benefits him. Donald Trump only cares about Donald Trump.

He pushes medication that hasn’t been proven to help anyone. If anything, it’s proven to hurt people and even kill them. Donald Trump doesn’t care.

Donald Trump doesn’t want to be seen wearing a mask. He claims it’s to deny the image from reporters, which is childish. Reporters and the media didn’t create the mask narrative. They don’t own it. The truth is, Donald Trump likes politicizing the pandemic. He likes that his supporters are refusing to wear a mask because for them, it’s a political statement.

I wear a mask everytime I go out. When I do it, I don’t think I’m making a political statement. I’m proud to be a liberal and I stand on my positions and beliefs, but the mask isn’t a part of that. I wear the mask because the science community highly recommends it. I wear the mask to protect myself, but mostly to protect others. I wear the mask for the same reason I’ve been staying home which is to do my small part in protecting my nation and helping kill this virus. I also wear it not to be a selfish asshole to other people. It’s not a political statement to wear a mask.

When you don’t wear the mask, even if you’re not trying to make a political statement, you’re saying you’re a selfish asshole. You really are. And if you are wearing it to make a political statement, then you’re putting the health of others, including people you love, as risk for your politics. The majority of this nation is trying to kill this thing while the rest of you are keeping it alive.

Keep in mind, you’re following medical advice from a guy who believes in windmill cancer and asked about drinking bleach to kill a virus. You’re taking advice from a guy who spreads conspiracy theories. You’re taking medical advice from a man so out of shape, he’s afraid of stairs.

But then again, maybe Donald Trump is just trying to see what he can get away with. Maybe he’s bored because we know he’s not busy being president. Perhaps he’s trying to come up with the dumbest things to see what his base will support. He told them to use medication the medical community says can kill you. His base rallies to his defense. He told his base to “liberate” blue states. They held rallies. He encourages his base not to wear a mask and to gather in large groups and breathe on each other. Done. He fucking told them to drink household cleaning products.

Donald Trump is a carnival barker. He’s always been a con man. But con men need stupid people to succeed. Fortunately for Trump, there are plenty of those and they’re all Republicans.

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Sucky Medical Advice


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I’m not a doctor, but Donald Trump does not look well. Again, I’m no medical professional, but Donald Trump looks like total crap. Granted, he’s never looked all that well, and I have no medical training, but he looks worse than usual. He looks like something scared the hell out of him. He looks like he saw a black female ghost in the White House.

I have no medical training, but I have opinions. I believe when I take Zicam after the first feelings of a cold coming on, it can prevent the cold or decrease its effects. Is that true? For some people some of the time. Can I prescribe (even though it’s over the counter)? No, because I’m not a doctor.

So when Donald Trump boasts about taking Hydroxychloroquine, a drug most medical professionals say doesn’t help fight Covid-19 at all and is probably more harm than good, he’s prescribing it. That’s dangerous. It’s reckless. I’ve said it before and Donald Trump proved it yesterday: Donald Trump does not care about you.

There’s much speculation as to why Donald Trump is taking the medication…and why he’s telling us. From liberals I’ve talked to, the thought is he’s making money off this and he knows his cult will try to take it too…if they can get a doctor to prescribe it. For others, they believe it’s a distraction from things like over 90,000 people dying from coronavirus, the firing of Inspectors General, and the Attorney General (who usually doesn’t have any problem carrying Donald Trump’s water) refusing to go after President Obama because EVEN William Barr sees it as overly political and illegal. I don’t think any of those reasons are why Donald Trump is taking it and boasting about it. The only reason Donald Trump is taking hydroxychloroquine is that he wants to stick it in the face of liberals, Democrats, and the media.

When making the announcement, Trump said he couldn’t wait to see the media’s faces. When asked why would he take a drug that doesn’t work and could hurt him, he said, “Here we go, you ready? Here’s my evidence. I get a lot of positive calls about it. The only negative I’ve heard was the study where they gave it — was it the VA with, you know, people that aren’t big Trump fans gave it.”

Wait. The only negatives he’s heard about it are from people who aren’t “big Trump fans?” So now, not only has the pandemic, reopening, and science been partisan and political, so is the treatment.” Donald Trump believes the treatment is all about Donald Trump.

Donald Trump has stood next to Dr. Anthony Fauci, the leading virus expert in the nation, while the doctor was expressing his opinion that you should NOT take this medication. Yesterday, Donald Trump said he’s taking it because he heard a doctor he doesn’t know say good things about it. Donald Trump is not a doctor but he has played a dumbass on television.

This is like ignoring medical advice given to you personally by Dr. Anthony Fauci in favor of sticking your penis in a meat grinder because a Facebook meme told you it works.

This begs other questions: Is Mike Pence taking it? And…did Donald Trump actually get this prescribed? We know the answer to the second question. It’s yes. Donald Trump said he brought it up to the White House doctor and the doctor went ahead and gave it to him. He’s been on the stuff for the past ten days which may explain the mood swings and shouting at female reporters during that time. We’re still unsure what caused all the mood swings and shouting at female reporters before that time.

So, Trump says, “Hey, Doc. I wanna take some shit I heard some good things about from 4chan.” And the doctor says, “OK.” I’ve always heard of patients asking doctors about a medication they heard about from some crazy source, like from watching Hannity,  and the doctor shooting the patient’s idea down. Of course, most patients aren’t the president (sic) of the United States. At first, I thought, maybe the doctor told Trump he’s doing what he wants, but all the pills are shaped like Bam-Bam. But no. The doc issued a statement that they weighed the negatives and they’re giving the stuff to Trump to prevent him from catching Covid-19.

According to the White House, Donald Trump does not have Covid-19…but there’s never been any evidence, none, zilch, nada, that taking Hydroxychlorquine prevents you from catching it. we’re not even talking about fighting the virus after catching it. We’re talking about it being a preventative measure. He may as well be taking Zicam.

There are serious dangers of this drug, like “life-threatening heart rhythm problems.” The side effects include “crazy dreams” and mood swings. Could Donald Trump have a physician lie for him? I mean, could the 248 pounds, six foot three Donald Trump have a physician lie for him? Donald Trump is about to turn 74-years-old. He’s a big guy. He’s probably on other medications. He has a history of heart disease. He only eats fast food. The only vegetable he consumes is ketchup. And…he’s fat. He is so fat. Last night while talking to CNN’s Anderson Cooper, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called him “morbidly obese.” I can NOT wait for Donald Trump to reply to that and use the defense that doctors only describe him as “clinically” obese.

I told you the different theories liberals have as to why Donald Trump is taking this. My theory is to stick it in the face of the media, liberals, and Democrats. Conservatives and Trump shitweasels agree with me. Last night, I looked on a few MAGAt social media pages and they were all with the belief that Donald Trump is taking it, while believing the medication works, just to piss off liberals. As one put it, “The media is afraid Trump’s going to prove it works.”

Here’s the thing, fucknuts: Donald Trump can’t prove it works. If it doesn’t hurt him, that doesn’t prove it won’t kill you. It won’t even prove it prevents one from catching the virus. And keep in mind, Donald Trump has doctors around him on a daily basis. If he’s actually taking this stuff, he’s probably taking two EKGs a day. He is being monitored by the minute. This not going to prove it works…but it can prove it doesn’t.

The greatest danger of Donald Trump taking a medication promoted by quacks and conspiracy theorists is that it will harm his supporters. People have already died from taking this quack’s medical advice. His supporters already argue against wearing masks and some believe it’s a deep-state method of controlling them.

Donald Trump argues Hydroxychloroquine has been around for forty years and it works because it helps with malaria and lupus. Does Donald Trump have malaria? Does Donald Trump have lupus? Are you going to start wearing a flea collar because you heard it works on fleas so it must work on the coronavirus?

So, kids. If you’re arguing, believing, and/or taking a specific medication because Donald Trump told you it works, in defiance of the FDA, the CDC, the Veterans Affairs Administration, and the World Health Organization, congratulations. You are now officially in a cult. You’re following an orange Jim Jones. You may as well be a Branch Davidian. You are drinking the Kool-Aid.

Donald Trump has given some very bad medical advice. He said people go to work and recover from the coronavirus. He says he’ll continue to shake hands. He refuses to wear a mask because he doesn’t “see it for himself.” He threw out the idea of drinking bleach. But, he will take some quack medication that could make his obese heart collapse.

So, if you’re willing to listen to Donald Trump and take Hydroxychloroquine…why don’t you just go all out. Take Hydroxychloroquine…and down it with a Clorox chaser.

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Dedicated Firing


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Dr. Rick Bright was hastily removed this week as the director of the Department of Health and Human Services’ Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, or BARDA, and removed as the deputy assistant secretary for preparedness and response (that’s a mouthful). He was leading the agency in charge of developing a vaccine for the coronavirus. Why was he removed? Because he didn’t push Donald Trump’s ridiculous argument for hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malaria drug, as a cure for the coronavirus.

He has accused Donald Trump of firing him for this reason and said he’s putting “politics and cronyism ahead of science.” How could he accuse someone who hired his unqualified daughter and son-in-law as advisers of cronyism? The nerve.

Don’t be surprised if he removes the director for the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Robert Redfield and Dr. Anthony Fauci for saying the virus will return this fall…and possibly be worse. They don’t have the lackey thing down as well as Dr. Deborah Birx, who even refused to disagree with the governor of Georgia on his decision to reopen his state’s nail salons and tattoo parlors.

Donald Trump has been removing people from their positions over lack of loyalty ever since he came into office. He asked Jim Comey, while he was the FBI director if he had his loyalty. Comey only pledged loyalty to the nation. Comey got gone. Andrew McCabe, the deputy director was fired for doing his job. In fact, he was fired hours before he qualified for his pension. FBI agents Peter Stzrok and Lisa Page were also removed for doing their duties instead of helping Donald Trump with his doodies.

Donald Trump has ruined careers to protect himself and his feelings.

After his impeachment trial, he embarked on a purge of those he deemed insufficiently loyal and tweeted, “We want bad people out of our government!” That translates to wanting good people out of government.

John C. Rood, the official in charge of Defense Department policy who had certified that Ukraine had met anti-corruption obligations was fired. Victoria Coates, a deputy national security adviser was removed from her post after there was suspicion she loved her country more than she loved Donald Trump.

Donald Trump’s idiot son, no, not that one…the other one. Yeah. Donald Trump Jr tweeted that the impeachment helped in”unearthing who all needed to be fired.”

Donald Trump fired Joseph Maguire as acting director of National Intelligence and replaced him with the ambassador to Germany, Richard Grenell, who, like Trump, has no experience with intelligence but is a Trump sycophant which actually requires a lack of intelligence. Right after his acquittal in the Senate, he fired Gordon Sondland as ambassador to the European Union and Iraq-war veteran Colonel Alexander Vindman for testifying against him. He even fired Vindman’s twin brother from his intelligence post in the White House for the crime of…wait for it…looking like his twin brother. During the coronavirus pandemic, he fired Michael Atkinson as inspector general for the intelligence community because he alerted Congress of the whistleblower complaint against Trump, which was his job.

Donald Trump even fired Jeff Sessions from leading the Justice Department, who was the first senator to endorse Trump, for doing his job and appointing a special counsel to investigate Russia attacking our election in favor of Trump. He replaced him with William Barr who is now only seen when he emerges from Donald Trump’s ass, sees his shadow, and calls for six more weeks of corruption. Today, Sessions is running for his old job as Alabama senator and still professing his loyalty to Trump, who still badmouths Sessions. Another thing being a Trump sycophant requires is a lack of dignity.

At least Donald Trump is not using the tactic of Kim Jong Un, which is to kill people he deems unloyal or a threat to his leadership. He’s murdered people by firing squads where the guns used by goons were anti-aircraft weapons. He’s had people ripped apart by dogs. He even murdered his brother.

Donald Trump says Kim Jong Un is his friend and they fell in love with Kim sending him “beautiful” letters. Donald Trump doesn’t care who Kim murders. He doesn’t even care that Kim killed American college student Otto Warmbier saying that Kim feels “really bad about it.” Well, I really hope the guilt doesn’t put too much stress on Kim and prevent him from enjoying his coma.

There are reports Kim had recent surgery (we don’t know what for but has he tried hydroxychloroquine?) and his life is now in danger. Donald Trump is worried about this little buddy. One is a fascist and the other is a wannabe fascist.

Donald Trump admires fascist dictators he deems to be strong leaders. He complained that President Obama wasn’t strong like Vladimir Putin and even defended him when it was brought up that he’s had people killed. His retort was, “You think our country’s so innocent?” A retort, if made by President Obama, would have had him impeached…at least on Fox News.

If the Republican Senate knew that Donald Trump would start purging after they acquitted him, would they have proceeded with the acquittal? If Trump voters know that Donald Trump will pull our nation out of NATO, the Korean peninsula, and invite Putin to the White House for hamberders if he’s reelected, would they still vote for him? Yes, because Trump supporters are more loyal to Trump than to America.

And, if he’s reelected, don’t be surprised if he starts removing people in much harsher measures. He could finally get a dog.

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How’s It Hanging?


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If your erection for Donald Trump has lasted over four years, seek medical help.

If you follow everything Donald Trump says to the point that you will follow his medical advice, go talk to a real doctor before it’s too late.

If you’re still downplaying the coronavirus and believe it’s a Democratic hoax created to hurt Donald Trump, go find a crowd to mingle in. I hear the beaches in Georgia are open.

If you’re fine with Donald Trump ignoring an incoming pandemic after repeated warnings and are now making excuses defending him, talk to an analyst.

If you call the press “fake news” and the “enemy of the American people,” believe that facts are things designed to hurt Donald Trump, that he has never told a lie, or base your opinions on conspiracy theories, seek professional help.

If you’re fine with a president basing how much medical aid a state receives on how much the governor has flattered him, you suck.

If you’re cool that the president focuses less on a response to a pandemic and more on TV ratings and if he’s “number one on Facebook,” go watch an Andrew Cuomo press conference to see how a real leader behaves in a crisis.

If after four years, you’re still fine with nepotism, grifting from the Oval Office, not seeing tax returns, violating emoluments, stealing from charities, praising Putin and Nazis, attacking women, racism, being in love with North Korean dictators, declaring Canadian cheese a national security threat, feuding with NATO, not understanding the nuclear triad or how tariffs work, lying about a wall, stealing money for the wall, losing negotiations to Pelosi, narcissism, throwing babies in jail, or cult worship in the White House where every sentence has to begin with “Thank you Mr. President, for your leadership,” then you need a personality transplant because you’re an asshole.

If you’re still citing, “If you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor,” but ignoring, “Everyone who needs a test gets a test,” go fuck yourself.

The thing is, you should have given up on Donald Trump a long time ago. If your erection lasted after “largest crowd sizes,” your condition may be terminal.

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Presidential Malpractice


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If Donald Trump suggests you take a specific pill and it doesn’t look like Bamm-Bamm, don’t take it.

In an episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm, Larry David is visiting someone in a hospital when he stops a doctor to ask about a spot on his back. The doc tells him it’s nothing and to just stay out of the sun. Later, he sees the same “doctor” outside the hospital being pursued by orderlies because he’s an escaped mental patient who snagged a white coat from a real doctor.

Now, it’s like we have an escaped mental patient giving us medical advice. In case you haven’t noticed, Captain Numbnuts lies about everything. And when he’s trying not to lie he’s wrong. This is the guy who told us the coronavirus pandemic would just magically “disappear” and that it was just “one person from China,” and after 15 people in this country died, he said the numbers would start going down. The man is batting zero for 1,000.

Donald Trump has been pushing hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malarial drug, for people to use for covid-19. The problem with this is, it’s unproven. His own experts, Dr. Anthony Fauci and Dr. Deborah Birx, both advised to use extreme caution. Other medical experts are also skeptical because the drug has only been tested in limited trials and it carries a host of side effects, like cardiac arrest and death.

When a reporter asked Dr. Fauci about the drug, Trump stepped in and prevented the doctor from answering. Donald Trump said people who have the coronavirus, “What do you have to lose?” Everything.

Here’s the problem at this point in time: Even if the medication is right for covid-19, we don’t know if it’s the correct option. It may work for some people and not others. And, since it’s been in limited tests for something it wasn’t made for, medical experts don’t know how to prescribe it. Let me dumb it down for Trump cultists. We don’t know how much you should take or how often. Donald Trump is telling you to wing it.

If this was another time, Donald Trump would be a carnival barker selling magic elixir made from mad dog wine, tree sap, and frog piss. He’d promise it cures everything that ails you while actually being the only medication that actually gives chlamydia.

Donald Trump is not a doctor. This is a man who has questioned vaccinations. He’s not a person who cares about his own health as he doesn’t exercise and lives off a diet of cheeseburgers, KFC, and cake. Every meal for Donald Trump is like an 8-year-old’s birthday party if every 8-year-old’s birthday party included Propecia, Adderal, and porn stars. There are probably balloons as there’s already a clown. Hell, look at Donald Trump’s own doctor. Would you want this guy to stick his finger inside you?

Despite the fact Donald Trump is not a doctor, people take his advice and cling to every word he says. Recently, someone died from taking fish-tank cleaner because it had one of the same ingredients as the anti-malarial drug Trump has been touting. Can the deceased person’s family sue Donald Trump for malpractice? No. Donald Trump was not his doctor and any judge will rule it’s that own man’s stupidity that did him in because nobody should take medical advice from a guy who tapes his hair to his head.

People need to stop listening to Donald Trump, not just on medical issues but on everything. He doesn’t know anything about the military, defense, trade, tariffs, immigration, budgets, debt ceilings, cow farts, the clitoris, the stock market, China, North Korea, the nuclear triad, what comprises the United Kingdom, news, facts, the Bible, invisible airplanes, negotiations, the climate, hurricanes, how to be a father or a husband, or how to look at an eclipse.

It’s good Donald Trump is not our doctor. It’s bad he’s in the important position of being president (sic). Based on his actions toward this pandemic, if Donald Trump was a doctor, he wouldn’t tell his patients about a cancer until there was more cancer than patient. His degree would be from a medical school in the Caribbean and it would still be filled out in crayons.

Donald Trump is no more qualified to diagnose medical problems than he is at making major decisions for this nation. This is a guy who shouldn’t be allowed to pick a cell-phone plan less enough, make decisions that impact the country.

The type of person who would take medical advice from Donald Trump is the kind of person who would vote for a reality TV host to sit in the Oval Office. We should all care, not just about or own health, but the health of this nation.

Right now, Doctor Dumbass is committing political malpractice.

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