PNC 5/6/20

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Please send me suggested agenda items as well as any URLs to articles on COVID-19 authoritarian power grabs.









Record of the meeting


[10:00pm] Bosun: Please identify
[10:00pm] Bosun: Joseph Klein USPP Chair, Wisconsin
[10:00pm] Joe: Joseph Onoroski, Treasurer, Massachusetts
[10:01pm] Sayyida: Megan Klein Vice Chair
[10:02pm] jokeefe: James O’Keefe, Secretary, Massachusetts
[10:02pm] Bosun: Mr Okeefe, and Vicktor?
[10:03pm] ViktyrC: Viktyr C Gehrig, observer from Wyoming
[10:03pm] Bosun: Cool
[10:03pm] Bosun: This weeks agenda looks like last weeks. Any updates?
[10:04pm] Bosun: Crickets
[10:05pm] Joe: I plan on heading to CT to meet and set things up there.
[10:05pm] jokeefe: I haven’t posted the candidate process yet. will get to it soon
[10:05pm] Bosun: Good. Please invite them to participate.
[10:06pm] Joe: Current hope is to head down there on the 27th but may delay due to current situation.
[10:06pm] Sayyida: I say we put out a "things the pirate party pushes for out of the federal goverment"
[10:06pm] Joe: Of course.
[10:06pm] Joe: Bosun, did we receive any funds from the member states?
[10:07pm] Bosun: With brings me to talk about COVID-19 and how people feel.
[10:07pm] Bosun: _ I need to check to PO BOX
[10:08pm] ViktyrC: My apologies for being out of touch: do we now have a federal organization and accounts to receive donations in?
[10:08pm] Bosun: Yes
[10:10pm] Sayyida: you have missed quite a bit my friend. Its nice to have you back now though
[10:10pm] Bosun: We are incorporated as a DC Cooperative Association with a $1.00 membership fee and one membership per state, district, and territory
[10:10pm] Joe: 1 membership = 1 vote
[10:10pm] ViktyrC: Thank you.
[10:11pm] ViktyrC: For the answer and the kind words.
[10:12pm] Bosun: So we can use our 56 dollars when everyone joins to lobby Congress.
[10:13pm] Bosun: So let's discuss COVID-19.
[10:13pm] Bosun: We had some point at the end of last weeks meeting.
[10:14pm] Bosun: How copyright interferes with COVID response.
[10:14pm] Bosun: How corrupt the current systems is.
[10:14pm] Sayyida: yes.
[10:14pm] Bosun: NY Times had a good one on Kushners COVID task force.
[10:15pm] jokeefe:
[10:15pm] papegaai: Title: Hospitals Need to Repair Ventilators. Manufacturers Are Making That Impossible - VICE (at
[10:15pm] jokeefe:
[10:15pm] papegaai: Title: Will Big Pharma Fleece Us On A COVID Treatment That We Helped Fund? - Too Much Information (at
[10:15pm] Joe left the chat room. (Ping timeout: 276 seconds)
[10:15pm] Bosun: CNN is doing something about how bad the "Federal Stockpile" is/was.
[10:15pm] Joe joined the chat room.
[10:16pm] jokeefe:
[10:16pm] papegaai: Title: How Kushner’s Volunteer Force Led a Fumbling Hunt for Medical Supplies - The New York Times (at
[10:17pm] jokeefe:
[10:17pm] jokeefe: Speaking of Jared:
[10:17pm] papegaai: Title: Feds are seizing coronavirus supplies, hospitals say - Los Angeles Times (at
[10:18pm] Bosun: I am certain the corruption is somewhat bipartisan, but the True administration has elevated to a high farce.
[10:18pm] Bosun: Trump
[10:18pm] ViktyrC: Do we have a statement on the economic hardships of quarantine and the President's stimulus plan demonstrating the need and the efficacy of the UBI, or would that be crass?
[10:19pm] Bosun: I think UBI has entered the public lexicon.
[10:19pm] Sayyida: ViktyrC, what would be crass would be to prove that it could save the goverement money and time like what happened with single payer health care
[10:20pm] Sayyida: *sips tea* but that's not my business right? haha
[10:20pm] Joe left the chat room. (Ping timeout: 276 seconds)
[10:21pm] jokeefe: Most of the bailout has gone to the 1%.
[10:21pm] Joe joined the chat room.
[10:21pm] Bosun: Testing, testing, testing. The quarantine is hard to measure or manage without more testing.
[10:21pm] jokeefe: A UBI is needed, ViktyrC
[10:22pm] Bosun: Yes, the bailout has fed the bigs.
[10:22pm] Bosun: Pigs.
[10:22pm] Sayyida: well that was an interesing slip
[10:22pm] Bosun: Big pigs with topmast.
[10:23pm] Bosun: Top hats
[10:23pm] Bosun: I am not drunk
[10:23pm] Sayyida: 7 min left my dudes
[10:24pm] Bosun: Yang made a good argument for UBI.
[10:25pm] Bosun: We are probably looking at Great Depression level unemployment world wide by December.
[10:25pm] Bosun: The political world will be upside down.
[10:26pm] Joe left the chat room. (Ping timeout: 276 seconds)
[10:26pm] jokeefe:
[10:26pm] Joe joined the chat room.
[10:27pm] Bosun: China covered COVID-19 cup because they are afraid of the backlash from their own people.
[10:27pm] Bosun: .. up
[10:28pm] Joe: It seems like Trumpty Dumpty is trying to pick a fight with China as we speak.....
[10:28pm] Bosun: Yes. He needs a scapegoat.
[10:28pm] Sayyida: his rotting orange ass cant do much else
[10:29pm] ViktyrC: China screwed the pooch, but dunking on them only helps our administration escape the blame for their own mistakes.
[10:29pm] Sayyida: anyways are we going to request more time?
[10:29pm] Bosun: I will scrape last weeks and this weeks discussion and URLs and post something to the main page.
[10:29pm] Sayyida: it is 1 min til half passed
[10:29pm] Sayyida: or is it past?
[10:29pm] Joe: 1 minute
[10:29pm] Bosun: Shall we adjourn?
[10:30pm] Joe: Please let me know about the funds Bosun. I'll make sure MAPP's contributions are in.
[10:30pm] Joe: 2nd
[10:30pm] Bosun: OK we just need to go visit the PO Box tomorrow.
[10:31pm] Sayyida: ok we are adjourned!
[10:31pm] Bosun: Please post the minutes.
[10:31pm] ViktyrC: Okay, now that we're adjourned, how can I contribute?
[10:31pm] jokeefe: will do
[10:31pm] Sayyida: have a great night gentlemen
[10:31pm] Joe: Please contact Bosun for the PO Box
[10:32pm] Joe: All funds go through the chair before being processed by me, the treasurer.
[10:32pm] ViktyrC: So... physical check?
[10:32pm] Joe: Please