The Pardu

The Pardu
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Monday, October 13, 2014

EBOLA AND THE GOP. A History Of Budget Cuts And Social Indifference


Republicans Kill

While laying it on Obama!

Do you recall the early days of Aids in America?  SF Gate reminds of a time of conservative bigotry and callousness we are seeing repeated today.


After many years of disparaging remarks about his lack of action in fighting Aids and well after his friend Rock Hudson succumbed to the disease, Reagan again proved the fallacy of GOP leadership. He validated he "was wrong" in a 31 second video spot.




As the GOP continues to throw Reagan's legacy in our faces as the "model" of modern conservatism, I am reminded of the veracity and accuracy of their Reagan worship. He administered one of the most inept, corrupt times in DC and damaging administrations in the 21st Century. 

The Republican Party  continues to reach the minds and cognitive decision making process of millions. Despite overwhelming evidence of GOP inability to effectively lead a nation, they win elections.  

They Kill!


Chart showing cuts to CDC emergency preparedness funding.

Republican Cuts Kill

http://youtu.be/c3D0DxjgPB0
Published on Oct 12, 2014
‘Republican Cuts Kill,’ which was produced by the Agenda Project Action Fund, mixes disturbing footage of the Ebola outbreak—including images of body bags, hazmat suits, and corpses—with clips of Mitch McConnell, Pat Roberts, Rand Paul, and Republicans in some of the most competitive races around the country demanding more spending cuts. The demand for cuts is juxtaposed against testimony from top CDC and NIH officials detailing how budget cuts substantially hampered their ability to address the crisis.

Benghazi


CNN's former host Soledad O'Brien on Benghazi security cuts. CNN no longer develops and broadcast such cutting interviews. It should is also important to point out O'Brien was one of the first host to lose a contract with the network after Fred Zucker took over network leadership and decidedly move the network far right of center. 


Joe Biden hit Pay Ryan with similar disdain during the 2012 VP debate. Also note the standard GOP drink of water when the going gets tough.

            



Have you ever heard the phrase "Death Panels?"  Yes you have, haven't you?



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