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A stupid little political stunt
to Get Trump
goes awry in Nevada

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Posted By: Magnante, 3/26/2020 10:34:25 AM

Steve Sisolak, the leftist governor of Nevada, decided to play doctor by banning the use of hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine, two drugs that are being used elsewhere to treat COVID-19. (snip) Ted Cruz could tell what Sisolak's ban was really about -- Getting Trump -- and he said something. According to the Reno Gazette-Journal: On Wednesday, Cruz wrote on Twitter: “During this crisis, we should listen to the science & the medical professionals,” Cruz tweeted on Wednesday. “The opposite approach: the Governor of Nevada, practicing medicine w/o a license

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Reply 1 - Posted by: 0658 3/26/2020 10:42:56 AM (No. 358530)
"Stupid political stunt" and the word democrat always belong in the same sentence; they are synonymous.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: HotRod 3/26/2020 10:55:52 AM (No. 358543)
This is a perfect example of the democrat's ideal socialist government. Politicians making decisions and proclamations about subjects they know nothing about. Political warfare, all the time. Citizens used as pawns in their power struggles.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: DVC 3/26/2020 11:13:07 AM (No. 358554)
TDS is a serious mental disorder, and causes all sorts of destructive, irrational behavior.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: john56 3/26/2020 11:36:07 AM (No. 358595)
We used to joke about how the Dems would blame Trump even if he found the cure for cancer. But we thought it was a joke, not the truth!
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Krause 3/26/2020 11:39:53 AM (No. 358601)
He probably thinks only republicans will die because of this.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: bighambone 3/26/2020 11:45:30 AM (No. 358610)
This Governor is a political hack. How can a person hoard those drugs when you need a prescription from a doctor to obtain the drugs at the retail level? Who knows, maybe the Governor believes that there are a lot of doctors in Nevada who would write bogus prescriptions allowing a certain amount of hoarding. By prohibiting the use of those drugs on corona virus patients in Nevada, that Governor may well have contributed already to the deaths of corona virus victims in Nevada who could have been saved.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: DVC 3/26/2020 11:54:22 AM (No. 358622)
I wouldn't worry, #6. I seriously doubt that any doctor who was contemplating using this drug for a patient would be stopped from doing what he or she thinks is medically correct, regardless of what some brainless political hack might have said.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Clinger 3/26/2020 12:56:10 PM (No. 358732)
Killing a baby is between the egg donor and her doctor. Getting this lifesaving drug, not so much.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: earlybird 3/26/2020 12:56:24 PM (No. 358733)
From the Wayback Machine: Nevada’s top doctor isn’t licensed to practice medicine in the United States. Ihsan Azzam testified in Las Vegas on Tuesday that he has a master’s degree and worked for several years in environmental public health and epidemiology before being named chief state medical officer last May. Azzam says he practiced for several years as an obstetrics and gynecology physician in Africa before moving to the United States in the 1990s. https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/sep/11/ihsan-azzam-nevada-chief-medical-officer-not-licen/ His degree is from a school in Romania, where he graduated in 1982. He is not licensed to practice medicine in the United States. Yet he is the chief medical officer in Nevada, the one who advised Sisolak on this.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: mc squared 3/26/2020 1:11:07 PM (No. 358755)
The Tweet doesn't make sense. Where could someone even find hydroxychloroquine or chloroquine other than at a medical facility? Next to the toilet paper?
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Chuzzles 3/26/2020 1:16:03 PM (No. 358761)
I hope that moron's stunt bites him hard in the keister come election time. His rank stupidity is some of the worst I have seen. Even Pelosi and Hildabeest would not have pulled this stunt. Now Sander's and Biden are another story. I do doubt though that his order would have withstood a legal test in the courts. But the residents should not have to endure this kind of exploitation by a democrat.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: jeffkinnh 3/26/2020 2:02:44 PM (No. 358823)
What's rewarding about this is that Trump doesn't really need to fight back against the absurdities. They explosively implode by themselves. That doesn't mean they won't show up in a campaign ad at some point. Can you imagine if hydroxychloroquine is PROVEN effective and the Nevada dem governor blocked its use? How about Nasty Pelousy's statements about blocking the aid package? Or Clyburn's It's a "Tremendous Opportunity to Restructure Things to Fit Our Vision". It's like the dems are on a sinking ship and have started to collect as many anchors as they can to help themselves sink faster.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Vesicant 3/26/2020 2:05:19 PM (No. 358829)
Unfortunately, this is all completely legal. Nevada law allows emergency regulations requested by a state agency. The Nevada Board of Pharmacy issued such a request to the governor and he approved it. Of course, the governor directed the BOP to ask for emergency regulation. Here's the letter from the BOP to the governor. bop.nv.gov/uploadedFiles/bopnvgov/content/Resources/ALL/BOP%20Emergency%20Regulations.3-24-20%20-%20STAMPED.pdf
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