Questioning Donald Trump

Let's ask Donald
Donald Trump may know something about deaths from unknown causes.
United States
New York
New York City
The Trump Organization
Chief Executive Officer

In the ⛹ Old Normal(2001-2014)
a typical 78-yr-old man like Donald, living in a western jurisdiction like Alberta, Canada died at a yearly rate of 417 per 100K, with 8 Deaths From Unknown Causes each year.

In the ♿ New Normal(2015-2022)
under conditions devised, promoted, and ultimately imposed by guys like Donald, 350 per 100K men aged 75-79 are dying, with 28 Deaths per year From Unknown Causes.

- down 16.0% and up 167.5% -

Position / Organization
President at United States of America
Chairman & President at The Trump Organization
Host & Executive Producer at The Apprentice
Owner at Trump Tower
Owner at Mar-a-Lago
Owner at Trump National Golf Club
Owner at Trump International Hotel

Question # 1:

  Who is Donald Trump?

ChatGPT (August 25, 2023) - Who is Donald Trump?

Donald Trump is an American businessman, television personality, and politician who served as the 45th President of the United States from January 20, 2017, to January 20, 2021. He was a member of the Republican Party. Before entering politics, Trump was known for his real estate ventures, his role as a reality TV host on the show "The Apprentice," and his various business interests.
As President, Trump pursued a range of policies on issues such as immigration, trade, healthcare, and foreign relations. His presidency was marked by controversy and polarizing opinions due to his unconventional communication style, policy decisions, and interactions with the media and international leaders. Please note that my information is based on events and developments up until September 2021, and there may have been developments or changes since then.

Question # 2:

  List 5 actions taken by Donald Trump in response to the WHO declaring COVID-19 a pandemic. For each action, provide an evaluation of the effect on the mortality rate of those affected by it. Support each evaluation by providing a link to a relevant online source which is not controlled or supported, financially or otherwise, by Donald Trump.

Actions Taken by Donald Trump in Response to WHO Declaring COVID-19 a Pandemic

Actions Taken by Donald Trump in Response to WHO Declaring COVID-19 a Pandemic

  1. Action 1: Implementation of Travel Restrictions

    Evaluation: The implementation of travel restrictions aimed to limit the spread of the virus by reducing incoming cases from high-risk areas. However, the effectiveness of travel restrictions in reducing mortality rates is a subject of debate.

    Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

  2. Action 2: Declaration of National Emergency

    Evaluation: The declaration of a national emergency allowed for the mobilization of resources and coordination of efforts to combat the pandemic. It provided flexibility in allocating funds and implementing measures to mitigate the impact on public health. The direct effect on mortality rates is difficult to quantify.

    Source: Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

  3. Action 3: Activation of the Defense Production Act

    Evaluation: The activation of the Defense Production Act aimed to increase the production and distribution of essential medical supplies, such as ventilators and personal protective equipment. This action was crucial in addressing shortages and potentially reducing mortality rates by ensuring adequate resources for healthcare providers.

    Source: The White House

  4. Action 4: Development of Operation Warp Speed

    Evaluation: Operation Warp Speed was initiated to accelerate the development, manufacturing, and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines. While the primary goal was to prevent infections, widespread vaccination could potentially reduce mortality rates by protecting vulnerable populations.

    Source: U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS)

  5. Action 5: Distribution of Economic Stimulus Packages

    Evaluation: The distribution of economic stimulus packages aimed to provide financial support to individuals, businesses, and healthcare systems affected by the pandemic. While the direct effect on mortality rates is indirect, these measures aimed to mitigate the economic impact, which could indirectly influence healthcare access and outcomes.

    Source: U.S. Department of the Treasury

Question # 3:

  Given the "New Normal" vs. "Old Normal" mortality data cited above, provide a re-evaluation of the actions taken by Donald Trump in his response to the WHO declaring COVID-19 a pandemic. For each action, explain how it may have contributed to these mortality rates.

Re-evaluation of COVID-19 Pandemic ActionsRe-evaluation of COVID-19 Pandemic Actions
  1. Travel Restrictions

    Re-evaluation: The travel restrictions may have contributed to a reduction in the importation of COVID-19 cases, potentially influencing the mortality rate. However, the timing and enforcement of these restrictions are critical factors in their effectiveness. If implemented too late, they may have had limited impact on the mortality rate among the specified age group.

    Source: BMJ

  2. Declaration of National Emergency

    Re-evaluation: The national emergency declaration was intended to streamline the response to the pandemic. However, the effectiveness of the response, including resource allocation and public health measures, could have varied significantly, potentially affecting mortality rates among older populations.

    Source: Kaiser Family Foundation

  3. Defense Production Act

    Re-evaluation: The use of the Defense Production Act to increase medical supplies may have helped reduce mortality by ensuring that healthcare providers had the necessary equipment. However, any delays or shortages in these supplies could have adversely affected patient outcomes, particularly among the elderly.

    Source: Health Affairs

  4. Operation Warp Speed

    Re-evaluation: The rapid development and distribution of vaccines through Operation Warp Speed likely contributed to a decrease in mortality rates by preventing infections. However, the initial distribution and uptake rates among the elderly could have influenced the overall impact on mortality within this age group.

    Source: The New England Journal of Medicine

  5. Economic Stimulus Packages

    Re-evaluation: Economic stimulus packages provided financial relief, which may have indirectly affected health outcomes by allowing individuals to access healthcare and adhere to public health measures. However, the effectiveness of these packages in reducing mortality specifically among older men would require further analysis.

    Source: Brookings Institution

Question # 4:

  "Build Back Better" is a UN slogan promoting SDGs. Describe how Donald Trump has promoted these ideals in his role as Chief Executive Officer at The Trump Organization. Provide links to examples of Donald Trump's acting out his commitment to sustainable development over the course of his career.

Donald Trump and Sustainable Development

Throughout his career as the Chief Executive Officer of The Trump Organization, Donald Trump has made various business decisions. While the organization's alignment with the United Nations' "Build Back Better" slogan and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is not widely documented, there may have been instances where the company's actions intersected with certain sustainability principles.

For example, The Trump Organization has at times focused on improving the energy efficiency of its buildings. This could be seen as contributing to SDG 7 (Affordable and Clean Energy) and SDG 11 (Sustainable Cities and Communities). However, it is important to critically assess the overall impact of the organization's practices on sustainable development.

It is also worth noting that during his presidency, Donald Trump's policies often diverged from the environmental and sustainability goals set by the international community. This included withdrawing the United States from the Paris Agreement on climate change.

For more detailed information on The Trump Organization's sustainability initiatives, it would be necessary to consult specific reports or statements from the company.

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