Post Office

The advertisement by VoteVets here illustrates how many see recent actions taken by the Post Office. The Postmaster General was recently brought before Congress to testify about the choices made, which allegedly include removal of post boxes and mail-sorting machines, as well as elimination of overtime pay. These are said to have slowed mail delivery, resulting in many people, including many verans, not receiving their medications on time, and many worry that it will make mail-in voting harder, and even makes their votes not count as they may not arrive on time.

antifascism logo

This map is meant to capture the main argument of Madeleine Albright's Op Ed, “Will We Stop Trump Before It’s Too Late?” from the New York Times opinion page, April 6 2018

Arrest Via Unmarked Van

Many find it concerning that federal agents from several agencies have been "arresting" protesters by simply grabbing them and putting them into unmarked vehicles, while also dressed without identifying information or clearly recognizable uniforms.

Various masks on medical staff

The assumption seems to be that they are being handed over to FEMA for distribution to other parts of the country. As explained by Admiral Polowczyk on Thursday at the White House briefing) or whether they are being distributed to other parts of the country on a preferential basis. We simply don’t know. 

Michael Flynn

CNN: "Senate Republicans releasing a list of Obama Administration officials who sought the names of Americans discussed in intelligence reports in the weeks before the President took office"

-- what was being discussed by intelligence officials in these reports? Why did the "Obama Administration" officials seek the names? Was this a completely normal action?  Were they aware of some criminal act and trying to stop it?

Press Secretary McEnany

According to the Washington Post:

“I will never lie to you,” McEnany replied [to a question by a reporter]. “You have my word on that.”

Fifteen minutes later, she raised a subject no one had asked about and quickly offered an obviously false claim about it.

Masks and other PPE

According to a letter published in the New England Journal of Medicine, state and local governments have been stopped and had their PPE seized by the Federal government:

Trump apparently mocking reporter
In a campaign speech during the 2016 election, Donald Trump imitated a reporter who had expressed disagreement with Trump's interpretation of an article that he had written after September 11th, with flailing arms, and the media reported this as mocking his disability. Trump claimed that he did not know that the reporter was disabled. Was Trump mocking the disability or was he merely imitating someone who is "confused" because he was back-tracking on what he wrote, in Trump's mind?
Presentation on sun and disinfectants

BBC News:

During Thursday's White House coronavirus task force briefing, an official presented the results of US government research that indicated coronavirus appeared to weaken more quickly when exposed to sunlight and heat.

The study also showed bleach could kill the virus in saliva or respiratory fluids within five minutes and isopropyl alcohol could kill it even more quickly.

Biden and Trump

Ben Shapiro has argued that Trump should not be blamed for not taking coronavirus seriously until early March, because major Democrats also did not.