Ongoing coronavirus happenings

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Meanwhile, my landlords sent me this yesterday:

“Engage with Centrelink”.

It took over a year for Centrelink to approve my disability pension. The first time they denied it they did it without anyone from the agency ever speaking to me. The forms required for the application were a stack of paper about half an inch thick. The required medical reports took months to assemble and significant expense. My disability makes it difficult to write legibly; I had to get my Dad rewrite the forms for me.

In my entire time of dealing with them, I have never once managed to get anyone to answer the disability support phone line (it’s permanently engaged). Using the alternative route of phoning the feedback line inevitably involves an hour+ on hold, and often requires multiple calls. All of this was before Coronavirus hit the system.

Also happening downunda:

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Rosie?

Is she still a nutso Trumpkin?

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Truly the the most bizarre timeline, this is…

O_o

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I thought she and Trump hated each other?

Now - Roseanne- that’s another story.

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I needed that today.

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Are you thinking Rosanne Barr? Rosie O’Donnell is one of his twitter targets for her outspoken views.

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This topic is temporarily closed for at least 4 hours due to a large number of community flags.

Speaking as a member of the community here; if you feel the compulsion to write some eugenics crap or talk about how the global pandemic will be good because of [something], DO IT IN SOME OTHER THREAD. This is a valuable thread for the community to keep up with news from all over the world and has responses from experts who are fighting misinformation, much of which is coming from our respective governments.

When someone shitposts here, it gets flagged. When enough flags accumulate, the thread gets locked. You can start your own thread to say that you and your buddies are going to throw a Coronavirus party. Keep this thread clean.

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I got the same thing in the mail today. What the fuck.

Can you imagine the outrage over getting a “President Obama’s Ebola Guidelines for America” mailer? And of course Trump hasn’t recommended any of these things. He’s constantly contradicting these guidelines!

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Letting people know right away what their status is is good, but the government also needs to collect those results to illuminate the whole situation. Also it doesn’t sound like it’ll say if they’re currently infectious.

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Maybe it’s someone’s attempt to short-circuit his messaging.

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Some kind of metric like

( { life expectancy with the treatment } minus { life expectancy without the treatment } )

would seem reasonable

It’s the “adjusted” part that’s the problem

Don’t be “adjusting” shit, that’s eugenics

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