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Absurd Truth: Gov. Nursing Home

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March 6, 2024 3:14 pm

Absurd Truth: Gov. Nursing Home

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March 6, 2024 3:14 pm

A Republican subcommittee will subpoena Former Gov. Cuomo on his COVID nursing home policy. Meanwhile, Doritos faces calls for a boycott after hiring a transgender ambassador.

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I mean, it's just been a disaster in every way. But it was about this time four years ago when things started to get going and the lockdowns that would follow and everything else. Well, Cuomo was also known as the nursing home killer. It's a moniker that I gave him because he killed a lot of people in nursing homes during covid-19. So he would come out every day. He would give his three hour lectures, tell everybody what to do, tell everybody what they couldn't do. And he was the voice of America and they loved him. And they had the the Cuomo babes. They called him the love gov. And they had all these women who loved him. And he was a sex symbol.

He was an icon. And he would be for a few years until it came out of the guy was a total creep. It was groping women and he was a total sleazeball, which would ultimately end his career as governor. But what really should have ended his career as governor was the fact that he killed all these people in nursing homes, his policies. Well, now, according to The New York Times, former Governor Cuomo has been subpoenaed to appear before a House subcommittee to answer for his administration's handling of nursing homes during the coronavirus pandemic.

This is reigniting a flash point that could further damage his chances at a political comeback. The Republican led select subcommittee on the coronavirus pandemic accused Cuomo of recklessly exposing nursing home residents to the virus with deadly consequence. You know what seemed to go after, too, is New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, because that guy did the same thing, but he also did it to our veterans.

And hundreds of veterans died in state run nursing homes for the exact same reason. A lot of these Democrat governors did this. Newsom did it. Whitmer did it.

The governor of Pennsylvania at the time, he did it. But Cuomo became the face of this, really because Janice Dean on Fox News lost her in-laws in a nursing home to Cuomo's policies. And she was relentless about exposing this to everybody.

She did a great job exposing this. The Republican led select subcommittee on the coronavirus pandemic accused Mr. Cuomo of recklessly exposing nursing home residents to the virus with deadly consequence. In a letter sent Tuesday to Mr. Cuomo by Representative Brad Wenstrup of Ohio, he's the chair of the committee, he said there's troubling evidence suggesting that the Cuomo administration at best downplayed the effects of its nursing home policies and at worst covered them up. The subpoena is the latest in a multi-year saga surrounding the former governor's decision to require nursing homes to accept residents who tested positive for COVID-19 in the spring of 2020. The decision, which presaged a virus outbreak in those facilities leading to thousands of deaths, has drawn broad scrutiny from state and federal investigators. In January of 2021, the New York State Attorney General Letitia James concluded the state had, quote, severely undercounted deaths in nursing homes.

Charges that were validated when the state later revised its figures upward some 40 percent. But while her office's report found that returning residents to their facilities may have put residents at increased risk, it stopped short of blaming the governor's policy. So they didn't charge him with anything. They did go after Trump, of course, for apparently inflating the value of Mar-a-Lago. But the Democrat governor of New York, he was unscathed by Letitia James. The former governor, a Democrat, has repeatedly denied that the policy led to additional deaths.

A spokesman for Cuomo called the subpoena an obvious press charade, noting that the claims at issue have been investigated by both the Department of Justice and the Manhattan District Attorney's Office, both of which declined to bring criminal charges. Of course they did, because they're Democrats investigating Democrats. And Democrats never get in trouble unless you cross them, like Bob Menendez.

Senator Bob Menendez of New Jersey is a great example of that. This cat is as guilty as they come, but everybody's known he's guilty for years. He was investigated by the New Jersey Attorney General's Office, not really investigated, but they knew of all the allegations that he's now being prosecuted for on the federal level. They didn't do anything about it, because he stayed in his lane this time around for a while until he didn't. The first time that Menendez was ever indicted was when the Obama administration did the Iran deal and Menendez opposed it. And then they went after him for helping his buddy, this corrupt doctor in Florida, bilk Medicare to the tune of tens of millions of dollars. But again, everybody knew about it. It's just that he stayed in his lane. And then when he crossed the Obama administration, that's when they brought charges against him.

Same thing this time around. Menendez, everybody knows the guy's guilty, but he crossed the Biden administration on the Iran deal, and then suddenly now there's charges against him. So you see, you're allowed to be corrupt if you're a Democrat. Just stay in your lane.

That's the lesson for you right there. Menendez is particularly sick because the guy's accused of selling out America to Egypt and Qatar, two countries that are very problematic in terms of their human rights and also the trust level we have with them. And he's probably going to go down, and he should go down, but it's just the timing of this is what should make you think.

It's when you cross them that they come after you. His spokesman said this is an election year stunt. They're a bunch of clowns.

They're a bunch of clowns. Not we're so grateful that they're going to try to find justice regarding all the victims in the nursing homes. He should have been forced out because of what he did with the nursing homes, but Cuomo was not.

He was forced out because of the sexual harassment claims. Now, the New York Assembly investigation that they did did not directly evaluate whether Mr Cuomo's orders had led to the deadly outbreaks in nursing homes, but it did find the administration had selectively reported statistics from those facilities to avoid criticism. It was a cover-up. It was a big cover-up. At issue was the New York state's method of categorizing nursing home deaths.

The state did not include in its tally nursing home residents who died in hospitals or other facilities from COVID, effectively reducing the reported death rates for nursing home residents. In its letter to Cuomo, the House subcommittee accuses the former governor of delaying its inquiry, detailing months-long back-and-forth conversations about scheduling an interview. The subpoena will require Cuomo to appear on May 24th. They said former Governor Cuomo owes answers to the 15,000 families who lost loved ones in New York nursing homes during the COVID-19 pandemic. The subcommittee has also sought information on the administration's handling of nursing homes from the former secretary to the governor, Melissa DeRosa, a senior aide who, according to documents and interviews, was involved in rewriting a health department report to obscure the number of nursing home deaths.

You know who else should be investigated? Is Rachel Levine, Dr. Admiral Rachel Levine, the undersecretary of health for the United States of America, the first openly transgender assistant secretary of health. When Levine was the secretary of health for Pennsylvania, Levine oversaw the nursing homes in Pennsylvania, moved Levine's mother out of a state-run nursing home while requiring nursing homes to take COVID-positive patients. What happens to Levine?

Gets a new gig, gets a promotion to the undersecretary of health for the United States of America. Amazing. Truly, truly amazing. I'm glad the committee's doing this.

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I really don't. But they always say, you know, mo money, mo problems. The other thing is that if you are using a credit card and you pay a late fee, Joe Biden is now going to go after credit card late fees. But remind yourself this. If you try to pay your credit card, your IRS taxes late, you will still be charged late fees and you will still be charged penalties and you would still be charged, you'd still be charged interest as well. Yes, all those things. Correct.

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All these guys, you know, they always keep gold in their other big bunkers for the end of the world with their end of the world food supply. And this is my favorite story because I love dogs. A dog ran a mile to her doggy daycare to get help after a car crash. Melissa Fickle was driving to a park near Detroit with her dog Ares when another car hit her from behind at the stoplight that turned green. To her shock, the dog got spooked and jumped out of the open rear window. I was surprised when she jumped out because she'd never done anything like that before, the woman said, recalling the afternoon of February 24th. The dog was very upset and she was scared, but she kept running and was soon out of sight. The owner was very worried. And it turns out the dog ran to her doggy daycare.

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Yeah, they really are. I'm not going to make any comments about cats in case you have one. I'm just saying that I'm a big fan of dogs. She runs straight to her safe spot and she was trying to attract attention to get help for her owner.

They really are just amazing animals, aren't they? Alright, so Mitch McConnell is set to endorse Donald Trump. He's officially put out a statement, but the question is whether or not he will really say anything passionately or not about the former president. This is now Donald Trump is, in fact, the nominee. And the question is whether or not the Republican Party will do what needs to be done to get him over the finish line. Or will too many people stay in the way because they're just so worried about him coming in and actually draining the swamp?

It is The Dana Show with me, Rich Zioli. Don't go away. As you think about going into the State of the Union address with the economy the way it is and then turning around and saying we're going to go after grocers. We're going to make the grocers the bad guy because Cookie Monster said his cookies are shrinking. People know shrinkflation is real. They just don't believe that it's some big conspiracy by corporations to try to trick you.

They don't believe that. Oh, there's an update to that Doritos story I mentioned earlier. There's a Twitter account called End Wokeness. They're great.

They bring out a lot of stuff to the forefront about all the little woke things that are happening. Remember during yesterday's show I told you about the Department of Veterans Affairs had a memo that they put out? And they said that they wanted to ban that VJ kiss from Times Square, that historic kiss of the sailor kissing the woman after Japan surrendered and World War II is over. And then the Secretary of Veterans Affairs came out and said, I don't know, the picture is staying. Well, the memo was sent out on February 29th.

The Secretary of Veterans Affairs came out and said that yesterday, March 5th. And a lot of people thought the whole story was fake news. Like they were never really going to take down that historic picture, that iconic American photograph of the sailor kissing the woman in Times Square because it was nonconsensual. So they said it was fake news. It was a manufactured conservative outrage story.

No, it was real. The memo was real. I shared the memo with you on the air yesterday. End Wokeness is one of those Twitter accounts that brought that to the forefront. They also brought the Doritos story to the forefront about that brand ambassador who had pedophilia tweets.

Well, the update to that story is now Doritos has fired that brand ambassador from Spain that I brought up in Dana's Fast Five, Quick Five in the previous hour. Among their other scalps, as they claimed, Biden's VA rescinded their ban on the VJ kiss after it was leaked to End Wokeness. The vice president of Johns Hopkins and the DEI chief resigned over their privilege hit list. The privilege hit list, which basically announced that everybody is a person of privilege. And pretty much everybody except for like, unless you're like a black lesbian transgender woman who has, who's not able bodied. Otherwise, everyone has privilege. That person was fired.

And there's some other, there's some other scalps that were claimed too. But the point is that social media does work for good because it gives us the ability, along with conservative talk radio, to bring this stuff to the forefront. To bring this stuff to the forefront. The United States Agency for Global Media has suspended their CIO James Reeves over his unearthed anti-white posts.

He refers to whites, white people as snow roaches. The claims against one of the agency's top officials initially surfaced on the Twitter page of End Wokeness. And now that person has been fired after they expose the tweets. So good for them. But when you look at some of the money that's made by the DEI industrial complex, the diversity, equity, and inclusion complex, it'll blow your mind.

I do have some of those numbers for you and I'll share them with you. But it's a good, it's a good reminder of the power of conservative talk radio and conservative social media too. That Doritos has now fired that spokesperson, that transgender spokesperson in Spain who had all of these pro pedophilia tweets. There you go. Thanks for tuning into today's edition of Dana Lash's Absurd Truth Podcast. If you haven't already, make sure to hit that subscribe button on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts.
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