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Death by Partisanship

In Pennsylvania, the Republican dominated state legislature was trying to pass laws to open up the state. They were telling everyone it was safe, and that COVID-19 wasn’t a threat.

What they weren’t telling anyone was that at least one of them had already tested positive for the disease. The Republican caucus knew, and they were even doing contact tracing and self-quarantining people that they knew had come in contact with him. Meanwhile, the infected person had been attending legislative sessions and interacting with other lawmakers.

But they didn’t tell any of the Democrats. So for days the Republicans were letting that person interact with Democratic legislators, who were then going home at night to their families.

One of these Democrats exploded in an epic rant. Warning, contains lots of profanity.



  1. paradoctor wrote:

    One second in, I saw that guy was boiling mad.

    Friday, May 29, 2020 at 10:15 am | Permalink
  2. DAn wrote:

    I will share this on Facebook, but my Republican friends won’t watch it.

    Friday, May 29, 2020 at 10:56 am | Permalink
  3. westomoon wrote:

    Finally, a spokesman for the COVID victimized — and boy, is he eloquent!

    I wish I could be this articulate when I’m that mad. He’s right to be furious — and what a good job he does explaining why he’s right to be furious!

    Friday, May 29, 2020 at 3:21 pm | Permalink
  4. westomoon wrote:

    PS. I just sent a thank-you note to Rep Sims. You can do it at

    Friday, May 29, 2020 at 3:34 pm | Permalink
  5. Anonymous wrote:

    Back in the nineties when individuals who knowingly with aids would have unprotected sex with others where charged. See link below for states varying laws.
    Note Pennsylvania’s law,
    18 Pa. Cons. Stat. Ann. § 5902
    Third Degree Felony
    It is a felony of the third degree for a person to commit prostitution knowing he or she is HIV positive; to knowingly promote prostitution of one who is HIV positive; or, if the person knows him or herself to be HIV positive, to patronize a prostitute.
    Politicians have become prostitutes for Trump and are knowingly spreading a lethal disease, so should be charged with as felons.

    Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 6:48 am | Permalink
  6. Ray Gergen wrote:

    Necropoliticians pushing hard for a Necroeconomy to “re-open.”

    American corrupt capitalism, in the persons of the GOP, introduces biological warfare into politics.

    Ain’t ‘Muikkkan conservatives exceptional?

    Sunday, May 31, 2020 at 8:08 am | Permalink
  7. paradoctor wrote:

    Ray Gergen:
    The Greek god Pluto is lord of both treasure and the dead. So this is a Plutocracy in both senses.

    Monday, June 1, 2020 at 12:48 pm | Permalink

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