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Friday, October 02, 2020

COVID 3- TRUMP 0

 Thursday evening  on Twitter @Justicebuilding after learning that presidential aid Hope Hicks, who had been traveling with the President had tested positive for Covid, we tweeted this:

I really think the media is missing the seriousness of Hope Hicks having Covid and traveling with Potus this week. Everything else this year has happened. President Pence is next. #Trumphascovid

And then this morning around 1am  we learned that our 74 year old obese President, and his wife both tested positive for Covid-19.  (Covid3- Trump 0). 

So the important news is that you are really missing a lot if you are not following us on Twitter @Justicebuilding. 

(For example, having tweeted to @Facdl-Miami that we are following  them, they sent back this gem: 

FACDL Miami

Replying to
Hidden identity and potential conflict of interest? Sounds like the perfect Miami-Dade relationship


Friday morning at 8am we learned that Vice President Pence and his wife tested negative for Covid-19. However we do not know the sensitivity of that test. 

Follow us on this: Hicks tested positive on Wednesday. She was with Trump Tuesday. 

Trump debated Biden on Tuesday.  Which means it is entirely possible the 46th President of the United States sworn into office in January, 2021 is .......Kamala Harris!

Meanwhile, while you ponder all of this information a few thoughts on the breaking news:

1) Karma baby- this is what happens when you do not wear a mask to prevent a virus that did not "magically disappear" in April, May, June, etc. 

2) The Virus is young. Like any toddler it cannot read. It does not understand that when a Judge or politician says "Phase Two" or "Phase Three" that is is prohibited from infecting anyone else. Judges making decisions about ordering trials should keep this in mind, 

3) What if Trump gets sicker and the stock market rises? As we write this, the markets implied open are down- the Dow about 400 points, the NASDAQ about 350. Believe it or not, for the first time since March, we are buying this morning.  Apple under 114, Abbott Labs at the open (about 108- they will have a 15 minute test available soon. Demand will be in the mulit-billions)  Corning at 32 (they are making the glass vials for the vaccines), Pfizer at 36 - they are our bet for the first successful vaccine. 

3) According to the CDC males are at twice the risk of a negative outcome then females. Individuals over the age of 70 have a 10% mortality rate. Individuals who are overweight and haven't run a mile since they chased a twinky as a child are at a much higher risk for a negative outcome then individuals who are thin and in shape.  All of this means Melania could be back on the market for a husband in 2021. We can see the add on Tinder- "Former model. Young widow. Done with politics seeks successful male for quiet life. I have the condo on Fifth Avenue- you get the farm in Connecticut and the house in the Hamptons."

The two keys here are Pence and Biden (and to a smaller extent Nancy Pelosi). They represent continuity of government. As long as they remain negative and are effectively isolated, then the impact on a sick and perhaps Covid disabled president is minimal. It's not like we have had a mentally healthy and effective President since POTUS 44 (Obama) anyway. 



12 comments:

Anonymous said...


Karma is a bitch.

Anonymous said...

America has lost more than 200,000 people to Covid-19. From the start, Trump did not want to wear a mask because he thought it made him look bad. He considered it a sign of weakness. How many people would still be alive today had Trump set the example and encouraged people to wear masks from the very beginning?? This orange bastard sent a lot of people to their graves.

Anonymous said...

Please let us follow in the lead of our President and come together at this moment of crisis.

Anonymous said...

Thank goodness RUMPOLE that you are back in the stock market. I followed your recommendations and BOUGHT big this morning.

You MUST BUY the following in addition to your good selections:

-AMAZON ... it will be UP 40% by next year.

- TESLA ... absolutely going to rise with record numbers of electric vehicles, especially in China. They are a technology company with data galore that will lead it to be a winner in autonomous driving vehicles. Moreover, they win on solar energy. If Biden wins - trillion market cap company in months.

CAPTAIN JUSTICE said...


THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:

And yet another positive case at the GJB .....

SELF-MONITORING NOTICE

An individual who worked at the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building, 1351 NW 12 St., in the locations listed below, has tested positive for COVID-19.

Persons identified as having been in close proximity to the confirmed individual have been notified and are asked to take all necessary precautions.


Last Day Worked:
Thursday, 10/1/2020

Work Areas:
Room 419 and Room 419 Break Area
Courtroom 4-3 (Sept. 21-25 only)
Third Floor Court Bridge/Release Area


Persons who were in these locations recently should follow self-monitoring steps for the next 14 days as outlined in the Centers for Disease Control website at:

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/php/public-health-recommendations.html

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/general-business-faq.html#Suspected-or-Confirmed-Cases-of-COVID-19-in-the-Workplace

Cap Out .....

Anonymous said...

Hey Rump. A little off topic but you should do a post on the Floyd prosecution in Minnesota. Evidence so far, including the ME report and interview, show conclusively that these cops did nothing wrong. This case, along with the Duke Lacrosse cluster****ck, should be taught in prosecution ethics seminars about being overzealous and jumping to conclusions at the behest of the mob.
https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2020-08-20/george-floyd-derek-chauvin-defense
https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2020/09/the-floyd-case-revisited.php
Read the secondary sources. Scary

Anonymous said...

I see the guv says FU to the voters of Miami-Dade county and appoints Rebull.

Anonymous said...

COVID spreading around an empty REG building. Sounds like Phase three is up and running.

Let's get those trials revved up. Bring me a panel.

Fuck it, lets get to phase four. Phase four is when Judge Faber and Judge Soto hug and kiss each potential juror on the cheek as they enter the building.

Anonymous said...

Rumpole - why wouldn’t you buy Facebook and Zoom?

Anonymous said...

In other news, it looks like Black Lives Matter has petered out from its summer surge.

Even Minneapolis, the epicenter where police killed George Floyd, has backed down from pledges to defund and disband the police.

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/26/us/politics/minneapolis-defund-police.html

the trialmaster said...

" I like my presidants who are not sick"...." It is what it is"

the trialmaster said...

Despite any personal or political differences , we should all endeavor to show the Trump family the same amount of sympathy and respect that they showed the McCain family.