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Trump officials press back-to-school plan

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Experts say kids can go back to school.

Frieda’s Mom says so. Bass says so, because he got the scoop from his cousin’s coworker’s son, who is friends with Frieda.

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Bass:. I’m not so sure. This is interesting and. Shows how the msm spins this to fit their usual one-sided politically driven narrative.

https://twitter.com/friedasmom7/status/1286416392527294465?s=21

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Listen to the “experts”!

Experts say kids can go back to school.

The same experts who said trump would live to 200.

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Trump is on the wrong side of opinion polls on this one. He will have to cave at some point.

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In the recent press conference, Trump said that he was confident sending his son back to school. The president already knew that his sons school was teaching online until next year, so he doesn't care about everyone else.

Barron Trump's School Not Resuming Classes Like Normal This Fall Despite Trump's Push to Reopen

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/barron-trump-not-going-back-163018909.html

Besides, we can trust him! He said the country is safe as long as you don't go West or South!

Trump: U.S. In 'Very Good Shape' On Coronavirus Unless 'You Look South And West'

https://www.yahoo.com/huffpost/trump-coronavirus-south-west-map-000557921.html

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BlacklabelToday  09:52 am JST

no, the CDC. not some made up thing that made up people supposedly

CDC originally said school reopening are ‘ tough and expensive’

Then trump criticized them and they changed their tunes.

Another institution degraded by trump!!!!

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A 5 year old boy died of Covid in Dallas yesterday!!!

That flushes the ignorant argument of trump and his brainless supporters!!!!

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@Black

What was also said:

The administration’s decision to potentially put children at risk as part of an apparent effort to allow parents to work is one of a litany of decisions dating back to January in which the White House has ignored expert advice to keep the economy on its legs. Six months later — as the U.S. breaks 60,000 new COVID-19 cases in a single day for the first time — the impulse to overrule public-health officials remains strong.

You have proven time and time again that you don't read very much!

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Shut down schools forever? Or have the CDC create a plan for safe reopening and move forward? How long can children go without education? cant just pause their life at the age they are and restart their age it once school is 100% safe (which it never is and never will be). We are going to have a generation of educationally disadvantaged kids if we keep this up over a virus that rarely impacts children.

You know what is absolutely hilarious?

Trump supporters who for years have railed against the "Liberal" education provided in our public schools by the "Socialist" teachers belonging to the National Education Association....

But when the only hope for Trump's re-election is to try to get the black hole economy turned around, now sending kids to school is "critical" and by not sending them they'll be "educationally disadvantaged"....

What they fail to understand (or just ignore), is that every parent would rather have an educationally disadvantaged child at home, rather than one lying in the ICU....

It would be hilarious, if it wasn't so pitiful...

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At least trump flip flopped before a million Americans died. Instead his incompetence was fully exposed when only 150,000 Americans had died. Only.

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@Black

its not changing anything, its just "evolving along with the science".

Pence said they changed because trump complained that is not science but politicizing.

Are you saying that Pence is lying on why the CDC changed their protocols?

Just like Fauci did with not need to wear masks, to wearing masks.

Many times and many threads on this website have debunked your claim!

Try again!

The distraction ain't working! The Republican voting teachers do not want to go back to school and die from the coronavirus. The Republican voting seniors and parents do not want their children bringing the coronavirus to make them sick.

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so what would a potential President Joe Biden do to get schools reopened that Trump wont do or hasnt thought of?

You can read about it here:

https://www.npr.org/2020/07/17/892334856/biden-releases-proposal-for-reopening-schools

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Mr Trump, "Leave those kids alone!" Parents and teachers know best and in consultation with local education authorities about the risk of infection for children, teachers, staff and parents they should decide when to open schools, not a president who gets tested daily within his WH bubble, cancels events out of fear of infection and who has never given the slightest attention to education matters. The natural process of learning will continue even if schools remain closed and, not to worry, even school children in primary grade have already progressed beyond "Person, Woman, Man, Camera, TV."

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The situation is bad enough for trump to cancel his rallies, but not bad enough for children not to go to school.

How many more lives need to be sacrificed to feed the ego of this clown!!!

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Schools should only reopen if safe to do so.

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Trump showing there's nothing he won't sacrifice to help in his failing re-election bid...

What a sick, pathetic individual...

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The alt-righters are supporting Trump’s flip-flop? I never saw that coming.

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However they allow this bigoted poster with an offensive profile pic, offensive to Both Muslims and Jews, to continue posting.

There is a visible penis in his profile pic.

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Does anyone else think it seems just a little bit strange that Trump cancels the Repub Convention because having all those people in one large location is too dangerous....

But sending your children back to school is OK....

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For some of us parents the great fear is our kids bringing it home to us. From first hand experience, schools are like petri dishes for incubating colds and the flu. As soon as one of your kids has it, everyone in the household has it. Colds are bad enough but if our kid brings back Covid-19 and we become incapacitate by it, it is more than just a minor problem. Sure the kids might not suffer greatly from it, unless they also contract that horrible inflammatory condition. But what about the parents of these kids who bring this disease home and infect them? I want our kiddo in class too, but it scares the living daylights out of me that he could bring it home and infect my wife and I. We are older and will suffer greatly. This administration has no empathy for the hard decisions parents are being forced to make.

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The U.S. government has missed the boat, and the virus now has the upper hand.

Hopefully other countries will learn from America's goofed up follies and not repeat the same mistakes. And these covid parties? Dumb, dumb, dumb. How dumb can you be??

People, wear a mask. It's not a dirty word and it might even save your life.

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not speculate what may. thats called opinion. 

How is something news if it hasnt happened?

I prefer to live in the real world than speculate about what ‘may’ happen. Keep your eye on the ball.

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Nobody here seems to give a rat's behind about mothers who have to work to support their families. Instead they have to stay home watching over their child because it is state law in many states that children under 12 cannot be left home alone. Since schools have restarted in Japan, how many elementary school clusters have you heard about? This is in tiny classrooms with 30-40 students. U.S. classrooms have a lot of space and students don't sit together like they do in Japan.

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ok so 3 people (well 2 and 1 "likely") died in a county of 325 million people. before any reopening has even happened (so you cant blame reopening as the cause).

Shut down schools forever? Or have the CDC create a plan for safe reopening and move forward? How long can children go without education? cant just pause their life at the age they are and restart their age it once school is 100% safe (which it never is and never will be). We are going to have a generation of educationally disadvantaged kids if we keep this up over a virus that rarely impacts children.

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so what would a potential President Joe Biden do to get schools reopened that Trump wont do or hasnt thought of?

How would his response differ and be successful to get our kids educated?

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whose words are these? doesnt look like a quote, like I posted for Pence.

This smells like a partisan opinion somewhere.

What was also said:

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"What is not the intent of CDC guidelines is to be used as a rationale to keep schools closed," Dr. Robert Redfield said. "I think it's critical and it would be personally very disappointing to me and I know my agency if we saw that individuals were using these guidelines as a rationale for not reopening our schools."

This is from a few weeks ago, and pretty clear from an "expert".

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Kids need to go back to school. The CDC has released a plan for that to happen safely. It is definitely an election issue for parents where if Trump can reopen safely he will be praised by parents and teachers alike.

its all in the details, how can it be done safely. It must be possible if we can have riots and live sports.

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no, the CDC. not some made up thing that made up people supposedly said.

The same experts who said trump would live to 200.

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this is what Pence actually said.

Vice-President Mike Pence announced on Wednesday that the CDC will soon issue new guidelines that will provide “more clarity” while encouraging local officials to follow a model that is best for them. “We don’t want the guidance from the CDC to be a reason why schools don’t open,” Pence said. “I think that every American — every American knows that we can safely reopen our schools … We want, as the president said this morning, to make sure that what we’re doing doesn’t stand in the way of doing that.”

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Trump is on the wrong side of opinion polls on this one. He will have to cave at some point

I’m not so sure. This is interesting and. Shows how the msm spins this to fit their usual one-sided politically driven narrative.

https://twitter.com/friedasmom7/status/1286416392527294465?s=21

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its not changing anything, its just "evolving along with the science".

Just like Fauci did with not need to wear masks, to wearing masks.

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