More COVID “Propaganda by Omission”

On his May 5, 2021 show, Tucker Carlson said, “Between late December of 2020 and last month, a total of 3,362 people apparently died after getting the COVID vaccine in the United States … The actual number is almost certainly higher.”

According to Politifact.com, a liberal propaganda arm of The Poynter Institute, please see my prior blog dealing with them,

https://mrericksonrules.com/2019/05/06/hello-poynter-institute-its-your-turn-on-my-own-version-of-the-popular-game-show-whats-my-line/

…and according to Bill McCarthy, of Politifact, “Tucker Carlson’s claims about deaths after COVID-19 vaccinations are misleading.”

You mean like the number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 in the first place?  

“Misleading” like that, Mr. McCarthy?

“Tucker Carlson was citing data from the federal Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System database, or VAERS. The VAERS system is open to anyone, and reports to it are not verified, making it a breeding ground for misinformation about vaccine safety.”

VAERS, the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System, is a United States program for vaccine safety, co-managed by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration.

Soooo, VAERS is “co-managed by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (the CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (the FDA), otherwise known as the Fraudulent Drug Administration, but VAERS is “a breeding ground for misinformation about vaccine safety.”

Hmmm, how does that work exactly?

McCarthy continues by saying, “The entries in the VAERS database are not enough to determine whether a vaccine causes death or any other adverse event, experts said. People can die after getting vaccinated for any number of reasons unrelated to the vaccine.”

Just like “People can die after getting [the virus] for any number of reasons unrelated to the [virus].”

Is it just like that, McCarthy?

“The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC] analyzed the death reports submitted to VAERS through May 3 and concluded that there’s no ‘causal link to COVID-19 vaccines.’”

I’m confused here.

But, isn’t VAERS “co-managed by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (the CDC)?

So, the CDC is saying their own numbers are misleading themselves?

This may be the first instance I’ve seen of people throwing themselves under the bus!

This is what happens when lies catch up to you.  You’re not only found out to be lying, but you look stupid as well.

“The comments were the latest in a series of controversial remarks by Carlson raising doubts about the vaccines, which clinical trials and real-world studies have shown both safe and effective.”

Safer than taking Hydroxychloroquine?

Just sayin’.

‘“Between late December of 2020 and last month, a total of 3,362 people apparently died after getting the COVID vaccine in the United States — 3,362,’ Carlson told millions of viewers during his primetime TV show May 5. ‘That’s an average of roughly 30 people every day.’”

‘“The actual number is almost certainly higher than that, perhaps vastly higher than that,’ he added. ‘It’s clear that what is happening now, for whatever reason, is not even close to normal.’”

‘“It is exceptionally irresponsible for this man to claim that all these are causal associations. It’s wrong,’ said Dr. Paul Offit, the chair of vaccinology at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine.”

Yes!!!  How dare he?!!!

Only government authorized “swamp monsters” are allowed to make “exceptionally irresponsible” claims!  Doesn’t he know that?!

“Unlike other official government sources, which flow through consistent reporting channels and get screened by statisticians and analysts before they are made available to the public, VAERS is an open-access system. The reports submitted are not verified before they become public.”

He means unlike other sources which are properly processed through the Democrats’ Gestapo propaganda ministry!  

‘“Anybody can report to it,’ Offit said. ‘If I get a vaccine, or I give my child a vaccine, and I believe that they have turned into the “Incredible Hulk,” then I can write up a one-page report online and submit it, and that then is included. And that’s been done.’”

Oh really?

A disclaimer on the VAERS website says the ‘reports alone cannot be used to determine if a vaccine caused or contributed to an adverse event or illness,’ in part because they ‘may include incomplete, inaccurate, coincidental and unverified information.’ People accessing the database must click an option that says that they’ve read and understand the disclaimer.”

“Offit said VAERS works best as ‘a hypothesis-generating mechanism’ that can tip scientists off to issues for further study, such as the rare cases of blood clots that prompted the agency to recommend a temporary pause on use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.”

“In this case, the CDC has analyzed all the reports of death among COVID-19 vaccine recipients that were submitted to VAERS between Dec. 14, 2020, and May 3.”

‘“A review of available clinical information, including death certificates, autopsy, and medical records has not established a causal link to COVID-19 vaccines,’ the agency concluded.”

“To establish causation, scientists need to find proof that an adverse event is significantly more common among vaccinated people than unvaccinated people. VAERS doesn’t provide enough data to do that.”

“As of May 5, nearly 150 million Americans have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and many of the early shots went to older and more vulnerable people.”

“When you’re giving a COVID-19 vaccine to elderly adults, there are going to be people who die shortly after vaccination because they would have died anyway,” Dr. William Moss, executive director of Johns Hopkins’s International Vaccine Access Center, previously told PolitiFact.

“An estimated 8,000 Americans die every day of all causes, according to the CDC.”

‘“You can get the vaccine and still die from other reasons,’ Offit said.”

One of my questions is, where’s the side block on the news screens showing the running number of vaccination deaths in the U.S. and worldwide?  

Another question would be, how come we don’t hear ONE thing being reported about vaccination deaths?!

Isn’t it odd as well that the usual annual flu has basically disappeared?

Those of us with basic common sense just have to question this.

Regarding the yearly flu vaccines, on average, 140 million people get the shot and on average 183 people die.

Even if the COVID vaccination deaths are less than Tucker Carlson claims, but still three, four, five, or more times higher than the annual flu vaccination deaths, isn’t that news?     

It’s only not news if you don’t want it to be.

Just sayin’.

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Let’s review the “COVID-19 stupidness.”

“Stupid is as stupid does,” they say.

And there’s a whole lot of stupidness floating around these days.

Let’s take a look at the “COVID-19 stupidness” we are still forced to put up with.

Number one revolves around getting vaccinated.

Getting vaccinated was hailed as the cure all by the powers that be…, but now they say we still have to wear masks and social distance, anyway, even after receiving the vaccine.

Dr. Fuaci has been quoted as saying he sees us having to continue to wear masks through 2022!

C’mon, Fauci! Isn’t there any common sense associated with your “science” at all?   

And how many masks do we have to wear?

One mask was fine for close a year!

Now you say two masks, or even three masks would be better?!  

Hello, hello, “science” calling…, and “science” is wondering why you’re not answering?     

Next would have to be the airline industry.

They require passengers to social distance at every step prior to boarding the plane, then they cram us in there like sardines.

So much for the social distancing.

Does that make any sense?

Some states continue to keep their public schools closed, even though schools in other countries, and private schools here in America, have demonstrated schools can operate normally without any negative effects.  Not to mention CDC recommendations allow for schools to reopen, with proper safety considerations.

What happened to “following the science?”

Some states have still not allowed small businesses to open, but the big corporate stores, like Walmart, Home Depot, etc. are allowed to operate normally.

Is there some secret these big chain stores need to share with the small businesses so they can open too?

Then we have the situation at our southern border.

Many of these illegal immigrants are being released into our country even though they have tested positive for the virus, and many more are being released into the country without even being tested.

Additionally, untested immigrants and immigrant children are being jammed into holding facilities, without any concern for social distancing. 

But Joe says our schools can’t open and that we’ll be lucky to be able to celebrate Independence Day with our families?

Give us a break with your hypocritic polices, Illegimate Joe!  

The latest stupidness has the great and powerful “scientist,” Dr. Anthony Fauci, saying the CDC may be updating its social distancing recommendations to 3 foot spacing, since recent tests show there isn’t really much difference between distancing of 3 or 6 feet.

What?!!!

You’re kidding us, right?!

It’s been a year now, and 6 feet distancing has been the standard.

And now, after a whole year, you’re saying 3 feet is OK?!

So, where did the whole 6 feet thing come from in the first place? 

Either it’s proven science or it’s not.

Fool us once, shame on you, Fauci…, fool us twice, three times, four time, five times…, shame on the fools who keep listening to you!

Perhaps the most egregious practice, and most cruel practice, in my opinion, is disallowing visitors into hospitals, nursing homes, etc.

If masks really work, why can’t visitors just wear a mask?

If masks don’t really work (I’m going with this option), why can’t they come up with some other breathing apparatus, or some kind of suit, a visitor could wear to make their visit safe?

Forcing people to recover alone, and in many cases die alone, without having the chance to see their loved ones, should not have even been an option. This practice is just plain evil.  There’s no other word for it.

If the person is dying already, what difference does it make if they get the virus?

I can’t believe that this policy has been allowed to stand this long.

Overall, it seems many people in this country (democrats mostly) have lost any semblance of common sense.

The cure cannot be worse than the problem.

Wake up America!

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Joe’s illegitimate…, and he’s a liar too!

Let’s take a look into Joe’s primetime revisionist history address!  

Caitlin McFall of Fox News reports, “In his first primetime address to the nation Thursday night, President Biden lobbed barely concealed criticism at former President Trump for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic.”

Let’s take a listen…, this oughta be good!

‘“A year ago, we were hit with a virus that was met with silence and spread unchecked, denials for days, weeks then months — that led to more deaths, more infections, more stress, and more loneliness,’ the president said. ‘We lost faith in whether our government and our democracy can deliver on really hard things for the American people.’”

Oh, really?

So, that’s how you remember it, Joe?

I seem to remember the circumstances differently.

I remember Nancy Pelosi downplaying the virus and inviting people to get out and visit Chinatown (you can’t make this stuff up) in her wonderful city of San Francisco.

Then we had New York’s Mayor, Bill DeBlasio, saying, “If you’re not sick, you should be going about your life,” while encouraging people to patronize restaurants in the city.

Don’t you recall that, Joe?

Let’s go back to March 12 of 2020, a year ago, and see what Tristan Justice of The Federalist, an on-line magazine, had to say.  

“Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden complained Thursday about President Donald Trump calling the Wuhan coronavirus ‘a foreign virus’ in Wednesday’s Oval Office address.”

Well, wasn’t it?

Just sayin’.

‘“Labeling COVID-19 a foreign virus does not displace the accountability for the misjudgements that have taken place so far by the Trump administration,’ Biden said. ‘The [Wuhan] coronavirus does not discriminate based on national origin, race, gender, or zip code.’”

Exactly what “misjudgements,” Joe?

“In Wednesday night’s primetime White House address announcing new travel restrictions to Europe, Trump pointed out that the novel coronavirus wreaking havoc on global public health and stock markets around the world began in China, accurately referring to it as a ‘foreign virus.’”

Which it is.

“Many on the left, however, have been quick to decry the label as ‘racist’ and ‘xenophobic,’ although it’s common practice to identify a new disease with the site of its first outbreak, such as the West Nile virus and Spanish Flu.”

So, “the left” was really more concerned the verbal semantics than with the virus itself.  

“In this case, however, it is even more important to identify the new coronavirus with where it originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan, as the Chinese government attempted to cover up warnings and brushed off the threat of its severity, giving rise to what the World Health Organization has now declared a global pandemic.”

“On Thursday, Biden also criticized the administration’s decision to implement a near-total European travel ban recommended by White House public health advisors, with an exception for the United Kingdom.”

‘“Banning all travel from Europe or any other part of the world may slow it, but…it will not stop it,’ Biden warned.”

So, if Biden had been president, he wouldn’t have banned travel to and from Europe?

“In January, Biden also criticized as ‘xenophobic’ the administration’s travel ban to China as the outbreak began to worsen, although it was instrumental in preventing an outbreak in the United States much sooner.”

‘“This is no time for Donald Trump’s record of hysteria and xenophobia,’ Biden said during an Iowa campaign event.”

So, if Biden had been president at the time, he wouldn’t have even banned travel to and from China?  

“In response to Biden’s Thursday press conference, the Trump campaign put out a statement reminding the public of Biden’s opposition to the China travel ban.”

‘“Just weeks ago, he [Biden] was openly critical of President Trump’s early move to restrict travel from China to the United States in response to the coronavirus – a decision which medical experts agree helped impede the spread of the virus to this country,’ Trump Communications Director Tim Murtaugh said. ‘President Trump acted early and decisively and has put the United States on stronger footing than other nations.’”

So, it really appears the only “misjudgements” that were made early on were by you and your democrat friend, Joe, not President Trump.

McFall continues by saying, “Without ever mentioning Trump by name, Biden highlighted issues over which his predecessor has been criticized, like the importance of wearing a mask and ‘listening to the science’ in deciding how to best reopen the economy.”

So, you claim you’re “listening to the science” regarding the reopening of schools?

Interesting.   

‘“A mask, the easiest thing to do to save lives, sometimes it divides us, states pit it against one another instead of working with each other,’ Biden noted, nodding to the recent decision by Republican-led states to lift coronavirus restrictions, including mask mandates.”

“Biden encouraged Americans to listen to the advice issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in continuing to wear masks ‘to save lives.’”

“Trump’s refusal to wear a mask until several months into the pandemic was an issue Biden was critical of throughout the presidential race.”

“Biden called Dr. Anthony Fauci ‘one of the most distinguished and trusted voices in the world.’ The comment was a contrast to those made by Trump, who was sometimes a sharp critic of Fauci, the top doctor on his White House Coronavirus Task Force.”

Please recall that, initially, on March 8, 2020, Dr. Fauci said, “There’s no reason to be walking around with a mask.”

Maybe that’s why President Trump didn’t feel the need to wear a mask at the time?

He was only “following the science” at the time, and Dr. Fauci’s recommendations.

“Biden suggested Americans were not getting honesty from Trump, reflecting on a visit he made to a small business owner in Philadelphia last summer.”

‘“Looking me right in the eye, she said, “I just want the truth,”’ he said, describing what the business owner said she needed most to help her through the pandemic.”

‘“My fellow Americans, you’re owed nothing less than the truth,’ Biden added.”

Well, then why aren’t you giving us the truth, Joe?

“He noted that when he entered office, only 8 percent of people age 65 and up had received their first vaccine shot, contrasting that with the numbers who have gotten the vaccine under his presidency.”

Could it be because, “The vaccines had only recently been made available when Biden took office Jan. 20?”

“But defenders of President Trump have noted that Operation Warp Speed — the Trump administration’s effort to help develop coronavirus vaccines — helped produced results in less than a year, a timeframe considered fast for vaccine development.”

Not just considered “fast,” but considered impossible by many doctors and experts throughout 2020.

According to Sandy Cohen for UCLA Health [UCLA Health is among the most comprehensive and advanced health care systems in the world, comprised of multiple hospitals and medical centers in the Los Angeles area], in December of 2020, “The COVID-19 vaccines coming soon to the United States and already approved in the U.K. and Canada are the fastest vaccines ever created.”

“In a remarkable achievement of medical science, we’ve gone from identifying a new pathogen — the novel coronavirus known as SARS-CoV-2 — to discovering an immune response against it to developing and testing a safe and effective vaccine for it in less than 12 months.”

“Previously, the fastest vaccine to go from development to deployment was the mumps vaccine in the 1960s, which took about four years.”

‘“This is shattering that record,’ says Otto Yang, MD, an infectious disease specialist at UCLA Health. ‘This is really an amazing achievement.’”

So, why hasn’t the “fake news,” any of the democrats, or “President” Biden given any credit at all to former President Trump for facilitating this remarkable achievement?

‘“President Biden’s plan is to rely on the work that has already been done by Operation Warp Speed,’ House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., wrote on Twitter on Thursday night. ‘That’s why only 9% of his “relief” bill went to defeating the virus.’”

‘“What American needs now is to fully reopen our economy and our classrooms,’ McCarthy added.”

Biden also directed states to make all adults eligible for vaccines by May 1, 2021.

So, adults weren’t eligible to get the vaccines already?

I don’t get it.   

“[Former President] Trump could not be immediately reached by Fox News for comment.”

That’s okay…, I think we can all imagine what he would have said, anyway.

In addition, Li Cohen of CBS News reports that, “While President Biden’s first prime-time address was largely optimistic regarding the country’s plan for tackling coronavirus, Mr. Biden also used his time at the podium to condemn the surge in violence that Asian Americans have experienced over the past year.”

‘“Too often, we’ve turned against one another,’ the president said. ‘Vicious hate crimes against Asian Americans, who have been attacked, harassed, blamed and scapegoated.’”

“While hate crimes fell overall by 7% in 2020, a new report published this week found that Asian Americans experienced a 150% surge in attacks. In July 2020, there were more than 2,100 anti-Asian American hate incidents that were directly related to the pandemic.”

A White House official had confirmed to CBS News’ Weijia Jiang ahead of the speech that the president would address these attacks, saying his decision to do so was deliberate and that his message would be ‘very forceful.’”

No one is going to argue that any these harassment incidents are okay.

So, along those lines, it is a good thing that President Biden brought this to everyone’s attention.

I’m not afraid to give credit where credit is due…, unlike Mr. Biden, here.

My only question is, why has this been kept such a secret, for so long?

I, literally, cannot recall hearing anything about this, not one time, over the last year.

Our mainstream news media, who are usually so eager to jump on these types of race-based attacks, obviously felt that none of this was newsworthy.

Why would that be?

Americans of Asian descent must not have fit their (the democrats) narrative for one reason or another.  

We’ll have to keep an eye on this and see how the democrats, and the “fake news” choose to spin this one.

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“Live and Let Die:” The story of the Blue State nursing homes and COVID-19.

We’ve been hearing a lot about Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York state COVID-19 nursing home deaths scandal lately, but fellow blue states, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Michigan, and California have similar, though less egregious, stories. But tell the families of the people who were sentenced to death in these other states how “less egregious” they were.

According to Bernard Condon and Jennifer Peltz for The Associated Press (AP), “More than 9,000 recovering coronavirus patients in New York state were released from hospitals into nursing homes early in the pandemic under a controversial directive that was scrapped amid criticism it accelerated outbreaks, according to new records obtained by The Associated Press.”

“The new number of 9,056 recovering patients sent to hundreds of nursing homes is more than 40% higher than what the state health department previously released. And it raises new questions as to whether a March 25 directive from Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration helped spread sickness and death among residents, a charge the state disputes.”

You have to ask yourself, why would Governor Cuomo and the state of New York order people who had COVID-19 into nursing homes?

Why would he order the COVID-19 patients into exactly the one place they should not have been sent?

Why would he intentionally expose the most vulnerable of those among us to the virus?

The federal government, pressed by President Trump, worked around the clock to set-up New York City’s Jacob Javits Convention Center as a makeshift hospital, along with sending the USS Comfort, a military hospital ship, to New York City for the treatment of COVID patients.

Why were neither of these resources utilized by Cuomo and the state of New York?  

Why?

Was it because Cuomo didn’t want to have to give President Trump credit for anything?

That was definitely part of it, in my opinion.

In addition, if you recall, back to the early days of the China virus, the democrats and the leftist propaganda media were all about establishing the virus as a legitimate pandemic as quickly as possible, while we were constantly shown, and reminded of, the growing death totals on a daily, and even an hourly basis.

The faster the death toll supposedly rose, the more they could hammer President Trump.    

That being as it was, Cuomo and New York were deemed the stars of the show!

The death toll there was piling up quickly and considerably.

Cuomo was saying all of the right things, but doing all of the wrong things, which was appreciated by all of the fear mongers and power-hungry politicians, but not by the families of the people who actually counted in those numbers.

‘“The lack of transparency and the meting out of bits of important data has undermined our ability to both recognize the scope and severity of what’s going on and address it,’ said Richard Mollot, the executive director of the Long Term Care Community Coalition, a residents advocacy group.”

“The new figures come as the Cuomo administration has been forced in recent weeks to acknowledge it has been underreporting the overall number of COVID-19 deaths among long-term care residents. It is now nearly 15,000 up from the 8,500 previously disclosed.”

In other words, the Cuomo administration was happy to run-up the death toll, but not eager to let it be known it was, in part, because of their nursing home policy.

“The Cuomo administration’s March 25 directive barred nursing homes from refusing people just because they had COVID-19. It was intended to free up space in hospitals swamped in the early days of the pandemic. It came under criticism from advocates for nursing home residents and their relatives, who said it had the potential to spread the virus in a state that at the time already had the nation’s highest nursing home death toll.”

“Swamped” is a good choice of words here.

Were the governor’s “swampy” policies attributing to the “swamped” hospital conditions? 

My opinion would be yes.

“Critics have long argued there were many other places those patients could have been sent, including New York City’s Jacob Javits Convention Center, which had been set up as a makeshift hospital, and the USS Comfort military hospital ship. The state contends those facilities were not suitable substitutes for the care of nursing homes.”

Dying was the better option in their opinion, obviously.

“Cuomo reversed the directive May 10, barring nursing homes from accepting COVID-19 patients without a negative test first.”

By this time the COVID-19 had been established as a serious threat, allowing the blue states to exercise the governmental control they desired.

“State health officials contend that asymptomatic nursing home employees, not recovering COVID-19 patients, were the driving factor in nursing home outbreaks. And they have repeatedly noted that by law, nursing homes weren’t supposed to accept anyone they couldn’t adequately care for.”

‘“At least 98% of nursing home facilities in the state had COVID in their facility before their first admission or readmission, and as we’ve seen across the nation, the major driver of infections appears to be from asymptomatic staff through no fault of their own,’ said state Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker in a statement to the AP.”

“He added that the March 25 directive followed federal guidance, and that the percentage of coronavirus deaths statewide that happened in nursing homes didn’t change from the spring to the fall — after the directive was reversed.”

“A leader of a California group of nursing home clinicians and administrators, however, sees New York officials as seeking to shift blame.”

Ya think?  

‘“There has never been any question in my mind that sending COVID-19 patients into completely unprepared, understaffed and under-resourced nursing homes both increased transmission and led to a greater number of deaths,’ said Dr. Michael Wasserman, president of the California Association of Long Term Care Medicine.”

“The months-later disclosure [New York’s health department released a 33-page report in July] ‘further confirms the state’s flawed approach in implementing a hospital-centric strategy to combat the COVID-19 pandemic,’ Hanse said.” [Referring to Stephen Hanse, president of a large nursing home group called the New York State Health Facilities Association and the New York State Center for Assisted Living]

“Cuomo, who wrote a book about his leadership in the virus crisis [as well as winning an Emmy award (for best actor in the role as a concerned and responsible governor)], has repeatedly downplayed criticism of his administration’s handling of nursing homes as a politically motivated ‘blame game.’”

Lie, lie, lie…, deny, deny, deny.

“But the flurry of new disclosures began last month after state Attorney General Letitia James, a fellow Democrat, issued a blistering report accusing the administration of underreporting its long-term care deaths by more than 50%.”

“That was consistent with an AP report from August that focused on the fact that New York is one of the only states that counts just those who died on nursing home property and not those who died after being transported to hospitals.”

We also learned from a Cuomo assistant, Melissa DeRosa, from a leaked state democrat meeting, that the Cuomo administration intentionally withheld the information from state lawmakers…, and everyone else.

“Under heavy pressure to change its methodology, New York began issuing reports in recent weeks that added thousands more to its long-term care death toll since March. The new data also confirmed that COVID-19 deaths at some nursing homes are double or more what had been previously reported.”

Ooops.

“Overall, New York has lost over 45,000 people to the virus, more than every other state except California, according to figures compiled by Johns Hopkins University.”

Yeah…, I guess that’s worthy of writing a “Covid how to” book and winning an Emmy…, in a “democrat only” world.    

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“Neanderthal thinking” is “deplorable!”

Yes, folks…, cognitively challenged Joe sticks one of his shuffling feet into his mouth again!

According to Caitlin McFall of Fox News, “President Biden took a swipe at Republican governors in Texas and Mississippi Wednesday, accusing them of ‘Neanderthal thinking’ following their decision to reverse COVID safety policies, including mask mandates.”

“Neanderthal thinking,” huh, Joe?

Do you mean the type of “Neanderthal thinking” that has been exhibited by democrat New York Governor, Andrew “Fredo” Cuomo, with his sexual harassment of women?

If you’re going to qualify any thinking as “Neanderthal thinking,” Cuomo’s behavior would seem to fit the bill the best of any.

Just sayin’.

‘“We’ve been able to move that all the way up to the end of May to have enough [vaccines] for every American, to get every adult American to get a shot,’ Biden told reporters from the White House Wednesday. ‘The last thing we need is the Neanderthal thinking.’”

“Despite the warning issued by health officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding a fourth resurgence in coronavirus cases earlier this week, Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves said all state regulations would be lifted starting Wednesday.”

‘“Starting tomorrow, we are lifting all of our county mask mandates and businesses will be able to operate at full capacity without any state-imposed rules. Our hospitalizations and case numbers have plummeted, and the vaccine is being rapidly distributed. It is time!’ he said in a tweet Tuesday.”

“Similarly, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott pointed to lower case counts and the increase in vaccine accessibility as justification to revoke all state-imposed coronavirus regulations starting March 10.”

‘“With the medical advancements of vaccines and antibody therapeutic drugs, Texas now has the tools to protect Texans from the virus,’ Abbott said Tuesday, advising Texans that businesses will be allowed to operate at 100 percent capacity and masks are no longer required.”

Just to clarify, Illegitimate Joe, and all the rest of the democrats who don’t seem to listen very well, the governors DID NOT reverse COVID safety policies, including mask wearing, social distancing, or any other COVID precautions…, in fact, they both encouraged their people to continue to practice all recommended COVID precautions. They merely discontinued any official government restrictions and mandates, leaving it up to the citizens of their states to practice precautions as they seem fit.  

“The same day Biden slammed the Republican lawmakers for allowing business owners to open their doors again to help put food on the table, a new disturbing report about COVID coming across the border came to light.”

“The Biden administration’s border patrol has released more than 100 illegal immigrants into Texas since late January that have tested positive for the coronavirus following their arrival, officials in a city on the U.S.-Mexico border tell Fox News.”

I’m not going to call this “Neanderthal thinking,” but it is safe to call this “thinking” irresponsible and flawed.  

‘“Getting a shot in someone’s arm and getting the second shot…[is] going to take time. And it’s critical, critical, critical, critical [I guess it’s really critical!] that they follow the science,’ Biden told reporters from the White House. ‘Wash your hands, hot water, do it frequently, wear a mask and stay socially distance.’”

It’s critical to “follow the science,” huh, Joe?

Well, it’s apparently NOT critical to “follow the science” when it comes to getting our kids back in school, or when shipping these COVID positive illegal immigrants all over the country to help spread the China virus, is it Joe?   

There’s a nice use of masks and social distancing down there at the border as well!

Mark Moore, for The New York Post, reports that, “​More than 100 illegal immigrants who tested positive for the coronavirus — after their arrival in Texas ​​since late January — have been released by the Border Patrol into the Lone Star State ​and are free to travel to other parts of the US, according to reports.”

“Felipe Romero, a spokesman for the border city of Brownsville, told Fox News that they are telling the migrants who tested positive to follow Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines to quarantine and maintain social distance, but that Brownsville doesn’t have the authority to stop them from traveling to the rest of the country.”

“He said the 108 positives account for 6.3 percent of the total migrants who received rapid tests at the city’s main bus terminal, a program that began on Jan. 25.”

“Some of the migrants described to ‘Noticias Telemundo Investiga’ ​how they were tested at the border and then allowed to hit the streets despite a positive result for the coronavirus.”​

“Miriam Izaguirre, a migrant from Honduras, said she crossed the Rio Grande on Monday with her young son and surrendered to authorities but was released within a few hours by the Border Patrol.”

‘“Right now, we were tested for COVID and they separated us … because we were positive,’ Izaguirre told news site. ‘We are waiting right now.’”

“They expect to board a bus to Houston.”​

“Other migrants who tested positive said they plan to travel to North Carolina, Maryland and New Jersey.”

“The immigrants said they didn’t receive any documentation that they had tested positive. They were simply informed that they had.​”

“President Biden has been reversing many of former President Donald Trump’s immigration policies since entering the White House, and US Customs and Border Protection said in a report last month that the border is experiencing a surge of migrants.”

“But speaking at a White House briefing Monday, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas denied a crisis existed on the border.”

‘“The men and women of the Department of Homeland Security are working around the clock, seven days a week to ensure that we do not have a crisis at the border, that we manage the challenge as acute as the challenge is,’ he told reporters.”

Just because you’re “working around the clock, seven days a week” to ensure you don’t have a crisis at the border doesn’t mean you don’t have a crisis at the border, or in Texas, North Carolina, Maryland and New Jersey, and God knows where else.

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Totalitarianism in America…, today!

Are you totally sure?

Totally.

It could be characterized as a form of neo-leftist fascism, as well.

According to dictionary.com, totalitarianism means, “A system of government that is centralized and dictatorial and requires complete subservience to the state.”

Starting to sound familiar?

Yael Halon of Fox News reports that, “Ex-Clinton adviser [and ex-Al Gore advisor] [and renowned liberal author], Naomi Wolf, warns US becoming ‘totalitarian state before our eyes under Biden.’”

We really have to give Dr. Naomi Wolf some credit here.

Her books and her concerns about this issue were really born at the end of the George W. Bush’s second term in office, back in 2006. Her warnings and concerns then intensified during the Trump years, as she loyally parroted the false, democrat, anti-conservative, and anti-Trump propaganda.

Again, to her credit, she could not intellectually accept the democrat narrative any longer as she witnessed what was occurring, leading up to the 2020 election, and what has taken place since.

Dr. Wolf has now correctly come to realize IT IS THE DEMOCRATS WHO ARE ATTEMPTING TO ESTABLISH A TOTALITARIAN STATE…, not President Trump, and not the conservatives.

“The author tells ‘Tucker Carlson Tonight’ that Americans must wake up before it is ‘too dangerous to fight back.’”

“Naomi Wolf sounds alarm at the growing power of ‘autocratic tyrants.’ America is becoming a ‘totalitarian state before our eyes’ under President Biden’s leadership, feminist author and former Democratic adviser Naomi Wolf told ‘Tucker Carlson Tonight.’”

“Wolf, who served as an adviser on Bill Clinton’s reelection campaign in 1996, told host Tucker Carlson that in her view, the United States is swiftly ‘moving into a coup situation, a police state’ as a result of Biden’s ongoing coronavirus-related economic shutdowns. Wolf added that she believes the orders are being improperly extended under the ‘guise of a real medical pandemic.’”

‘“That is not a partisan thing,’ Wolf told Carlson. ‘That transcends everything that you and I might disagree or agree on. That should bring together left and right to protect our Constitution.’”

“Wolf has ramped up her warnings against extended lockdowns on Twitter in recent months. In November, the author wrote on Twitter that Biden’s openness to reinstating additional shutdowns made her question her decision to vote for him.”

I’m sure we’ll be hearing shortly that her Twitter account has been suspended, or cancelled altogether. 

‘“The state has now crushed businesses, kept us from gathering in free assembly to worship as the First Amendment provides, is invading our bodies … which is a violation of the Fourth Amendment, restricting movement, fining us in New York state … the violations go on and on,’ she said.”

“The outspoken liberal, who previously authored a book outlining the ten steps that ‘would-be tyrants always take when they want to close down a democracy,’ believes the United States is heading toward what she refers to as ‘step 10.’”

‘“Whether they are on the left or the right, they [totalitarians] do these same ten things,’ Wolf explained, ‘and now we’re at something I never thought I would see in my lifetime … it is step 10 and that is the suspension of the rule of law and that is when you start to be a police state, and we’re here. There is no way around it.’”

“Wolf said she has interviewed U.S. citizens of various backgrounds and political affiliations who are in a state of ‘shock and horror’ as ‘autocratic tyrants at the state and now the national level are creating this kind of merger of corporate power and government power, which is really characteristic of the totalitarian fascism in the ‘20’s,’ she told Carlson.”

‘“They are using that to engage in emergency orders that simply strip us of our rights; rights to property, rights to assembly, rights to worship, all the rights the Constitution guarantees.’”

Dr. wolf also noted during the interview, that nowhere in the Constitution does it say that the rights provided there could be suspended for any reason. 

“Wolf called the United States’ overall response to the coronavirus pandemic ‘completely unprecedented,’ arguing that ‘lockdowns have never been done in society and really, we are turning into a of totalitarian state right before everyone’s eyes.’”

‘“I really hope we wake up quickly,’ she said, ‘because history also shows that it’s a small window in which people can fight back before it is too dangerous to fight back.’”

Wow…, those are strong words, coming from someone who has been a self-proclaimed liberal for the majority of her life.

And I’m sure she still thinks of herself as a liberal, although not a “liberal” with totalitarian ambitions.   

In her book “The End of America: Letter of Warning to a Young Patriot,” published in 2007, Wolf takes a historical look at the rise of fascism, outlining 10 steps necessary for a fascist group (or government) to destroy the democratic character of a nation-state. The book details how this pattern was implemented in Nazi Germany, Fascist Italy, and elsewhere, and analyzes its emergence and application of all the 10 steps in American political affairs since the September 11 attacks. Alex Beam wrote in The New York Times: “In the book, Wolf insists that she is not equating [George W.] Bush with Hitler, nor the United States with Nazi Germany, then proceeds to do just that.”

Give Me Liberty: A Handbook for American Revolutionaries,” published in 2008, was written as a sequel to “The End of America: Letter of Warning to a Young Patriot.” In the book, Wolf looks at times and places in history where citizens were faced with the closing of an open society and successfully fought back.

Leaders frequently attributed to ruling totalitarian regimes, from left to right and top to bottom in picture, include Joseph Stalin, former General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union; Adolf Hitler, former Führer of Germany; Mao Zedong, former Chairman of the Communist Party of China; Benito Mussolini, former Duce of Italy; and Kim Il-sung, the Eternal President of North Korea.

The NEW totalitarians:

It is my opinion that Joe Biden is just a puppet in this whole grand scheme, and that he is just happy to be in the White House, to read what they put on the teleprompter for him, and to sign what they tell him to.

Kamala Harris, also, really doesn’t factor into much of this either.  She was a human prop who was used to garner minority and female votes, and that’s about it.

The real “New totalitarians” are those shown after those two.

I have heard it said that George Soros could be one of the people who really dictates what they want done. This is the real difference betwen this “new totalitarianism” and totalitarian regimes of the past. In the past, these regimes were all led by tyranical “front men.” Now, the people calling the shots are ghosts behind the scenes, but just as dangerous.

The other cast of characters: AOC, “the squad,” Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, et al, along with mainstream media, and the “useful idiots” of the “deep state,” are really into socialism and not so much the totalitarian aspect of what is happening around them, although they all seem to be willing, if not unknowing, participants at this point.  

Again, like the good doctor said, “I really hope we wake up quickly, because history also shows that it’s a small window in which people can fight back before it is too dangerous to fight back.”

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Illegitimate, racist, and cognitively challenged, Joe Biden.

During “President” Biden’s town hall, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Tuesday night, Biden demonstrated, again, his TRUE perception of black and brown people.

And good luck finding an article about his regrettable comments, because it doesn’t exist.

These remarks were apparently deemed to be unimportant, not worth reporting, and something to be ignored by the mainstream media.

Remember, if they don’t report it, it didn’t really happen.

I bet they only wish former President Trump had said something as stupid!

Now that would have been a story!  

I can only comment about these remarks because I heard them. 

Thankfully, Newsweek provided a complete transcript of the town hall meeting, otherwise I would have to rely completely on my memory.

As reported by Newsweek, “President Joe Biden spoke to CNN’s Anderson Cooper at a town hall meeting hosted by CNN in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on Tuesday.”

“Biden discussed a range of topics, from when every American will be able to receive the COVID-19 vaccine and the end of the pandemic, to being ‘tired of talking about Donald Trump’ while answering questions from Cooper and members of the audience.”

It was when Biden was taking questions from the audience that he let his true feelings be known.

“AUDIENCE MEMBER: God bless you. Mr. President, hello. My name is Dr. Dessie Levy. And my question to you is considering COVID 19 and its significant impact on black Americans, especially here in Milwaukee and thus, the exacerbation of our racial disparities in health care, we have seen less than three percent of blacks and less than five percent of Hispanics given the total number of vaccines that have been administered to this point.”

“Is this a priority for the Biden administration? And how will the disparities be addressed? And that’s both locally and nationally.”

“BIDEN: Well, first of all, it is a priority, number one. Number two, there’s two reasons for it being the way it is. Number one, there is some history of blacks being used as guinea pigs in other experiments as I need not tell you, Doctor, over the last 50 to 75 to 100 years in America. So, there is a concern about getting the vaccine whether it’s available or not. But the biggest part of this is access –”

“AUDIENCE MEMBER: Mm-hmm.”

“BIDEN: — physical access. That’s why last week I opened up, I met with the Black Caucus in the United States Congress and agreed that I would — all of the — all of community health centers now, which take care of the toughest of the toughest neighborhoods in terms of illness, they are going to get a million doses, you know, a week, and how we’re going to move forward because they’re in the neighborhood.”

“Secondly, we have opened up — and I’m making sure that there’s doses of vaccine for over 6,700 pharmacies because almost everyone lives within — not always walking distance, but within the distance of being able to go to the pharmacy like when you got your flu shot. That is also now being opened.”

Unless your local pharmacy happened to be burned down during the peaceful protests last year!

“BIDEN: Thirdly, I also am providing for mobile — mobile vans, mobile units to go into neighborhoods that are hard to get to because people are — for example, even though everyone is within, you know, basically five miles of a Walgreen’s, let’s say, the fact is if you’re 70 years old, you don’t have a vehicle and you live in a tough neighborhood, meaning, you’re — it’s a high concentration of COVID, you’re not likely to be able to walk five miles to go get a vaccine.”

By a “tough neighborhood,” you mean a neighborhood where the police are being defunded and forced to operate with one hand tied behind their backs?

“BIDEN: The other thing we found is – I’m sorry to go on, but this is really important to me — the other part — portion is a lot of people don’t know how to register. Not everybody in the community, in the Hispanic and the African-American community, particularly in rural areas that are distant and/or inner-city districts know how to use — know how to get online to determine how to get in line for that COVID vaccination at the Walgreen’s or at the particular store.”

Wait, whaaaat?!

Did you really have to qualify these remarks around the African-American and Hispanic communities? 

So, African-Americans and Hispanics don’t know how to use their phone or a computer and get on the internet?

Is that what you’re saying, Illegitimate Joe?

Because it seems like that’s what you’re saying.

“BIDEN: So, we’re also – I’ve committed to spend a billion dollars on public education to help people figure out how they can get in there.”

So, you’ve committed A BILLION DOLLARS to show “these people,” people of color, how to get on to the internet?

Wow…, it must be harder than I thought!

Hey, Joe, I got it…, maybe you can hire some white people to shown them how it’s done?!

How about those people you kicked off the XL Pipeline?

But only the whiteys, of course.

And where is this intense training going to take place, Joe?

Will you have to build training centers?

And how long will the training be?

You know, the training to have the person press or click on the Google icon?

It may take a while for these African-Americans and Hispanics to catch on, you know.

“BIDEN: So, it’s all about trying to more rationalize in detail so ordinary people like me can understand, I mean that sincerely. I mean, my grandchildren can use that online, you know, make me look like I’m, you know, the seventh century, but all kidding aside. This is a process. And it’s going to take time.”

I am more than willing to put “all kidding aside,” Joe, but this really isn’t funny.  

In fact, it’s quite sad.

YOU are quite sad.

And you don’t have to convince me that you’re operating as if you were from the seventh century either!

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When will we get back to normal?

This is a question on a lot of people’s minds, and a question that a lot of people are asking.

My simple answer is, WE WILL NEVER GET BACK TO “NORMAL,” especially if you or your fellow citizens were foolish enough to elect a democrat governor or a democrat mayor.   

Things will never be like they were pre-2020 and pre-COVID.

It’s not that we can’t get back to “normal.”

The truth of the matter is there are groups of people, people with a lot of power and influence, who don’t want our country to get back to “normal.”

Our “normal” way of life had way too much freedom and way too much capitalism in it, according to these people.

We could go where we wanted, do what we wanted, live like we wanted, and work like we wanted.

That, my friends, is all over now, and it ain’t coming back…, at least back to “normal.”

A precedent has now been set, regarding our response to the China virus.

A precedent that will now be retriggered every year, or every other year.

I’m sorry to say it, but masks are never going away now.

We will only continue to experience “new normals” from now on…, and they won’t be good.

According to Cornelius Phanthanh, the publisher of the article, Why Japanese wear masks: a look behind health, etiquette, and culture, “Not only relegated to flu season or fears of catching colds, masks have long been a regular part of Japanese society. They’ve evolved to carry a wider definition, some not having anything to do with health reasons at all.”

Ralph Jennings, of VOANEWS.com, says, “Not Just Coronavirus: Asians Have Worn Face Masks for Decades.”

“Asians, especially in Japan, China and Taiwan, have worn masks for a host of cultural and environmental reasons, including non-medical ones, since at least the 1950s.”

“Masks became a regular part of the street scene in parts of Asia after the deadly severe outbreak of acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) that started in China in 2002 before spreading to Singapore and Taiwan over the following year. Today manufacturers in East Asia are pumping out 10 to 20 million units per month.”

“The SARS outbreak was a ‘turning point,’ for Asia, said Chen Yih-chun, director of the National Taiwan University Hospital Center for Infection Control in Taipei.”

‘“Why we always mention the SARS matter is because during SARS and before that to wear a mask was impossible and patients didn’t want to cooperate,’ Chen said.”

“But Japanese had worn them even in the 1950s as a safeguard against rising air pollution, a byproduct of industrialization. Now people who feel just ‘under the weather’ in Japan wear them to be polite, Sutton said.”

“The website credits masks further with hiding people’s identities. To that end, the black face mask became a symbol of last year’s Hong Kong protests attended by citizens hoping to avoid detection by police or their employers.”

“In Taiwan, older people add sunglasses and sun hats to masks to obscure their entire faces. The full blockade wards off sunburns and, some users say, stops common air pollution. High-tech pollution barrier masks are a norm in China’s major cities.”

“The common use of masks in Asia now goes beyond official health guidance as panic spreads about catching the coronavirus and people already find masks acceptable. In Taiwan, as well as South Korea, the rage in mask buying has prompted rationing.”

“Governments in Singapore and Taiwan recommend masks primarily for people who are already sick. The World Health Organization says healthy people need not wear masks unless caring for someone with the new coronavirus.”

“Common surgical masks stop only droplets from the mouth and nose, not airborne germs.”

DID YOU GET THAT EVERYONE?

MASKS DO NOT PROTECT US FROM THE VIRUS, OR ANY VIRUS FOR THAT MATTER! 

“Taiwan Health and Welfare Minister Chen Shih-chung advises against masks for healthy people unless they’re in crowds, where someone might cough or sneeze.”

‘“We’re still saying that healthy people basically don’t need to wear face mask, but we still want to advise that once you reach a crowded place for a long time, to wear a mask can protect yourself and protect other people,’ Chen said.”

DID YOU GET THAT, EVERYONE? 

HEALTHY PEOPLE DON’T NEED TO WEAR A FACE MASK.

AND WHY IS THAT?

BECAUSE IT IS UNHEALTHY FOR HEALTHY PEOPLE TO WEAR A FACE MASK ALL OF THE TIME!

SAY WHAT?!

IT IS UNHEALTHY FOR HEALTHY PEOPLE TO WEAR A FACE MASK ALL OF THE TIME!

The truth of the matter is, if we would take extra precautions for older people and people with pre-existing conditions, the China virus is no more dangerous than the annual flu for the rest of us.

The truth of the matter is THESE EGGHEADS AND CORRUPT POLITICIANS SHUT DOWN THE ECONOMY AND OUR LIVES FOR NO GOOD REASON!

Well, I shouldn’t say for no good reason, especially for them.

Their “good reason” was to tank our unbelievable economy.

Because without doing that, the democrats had no chance of defeating President Trump in the 2020 election.

And the way it turned out, they still couldn’t beat him…, at least fair and square. 

COVID-19 was a win-win for the democrats and the Communist Chinese Party.

For the rest of us, it was a lose-lose.

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Now we’re supposed to wear two masks?!

According to Alexander Tin, for CBS News, “CDC [Center for Disease Control] recommends double masks to help protect against COVID-19.”

So, does that mean for the last year we’ve not been properly protected with just one mask?

That would explain why the infection numbers have been so high for so long.

Thanks CDC, for your flawed recommendations once again.

Remember…, we have to “follow the science,” even if “the science” doesn’t know where it’s going!

“After months of demands for federal health officials to update mask recommendations, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced new guidelines Wednesday that include wearing well-fitting face masks or two masks at a time to help curb the COVID-19 pandemic.”

Who, exactly, has been demanding “federal health officials to update mask recommendations,” by the way?

The only thing most people are demanding, as far I know, is for the CDC to come out and admit that masks are not really effective in stopping the virus, which obviously now, they’re admitting they’re not.

They admit that even two masks will not stop the transfer of the China virus.

Don’t believe me?

Hospitals didn’t let visitors in even if you were wearing a mask.

Now try visiting someone in the hospital wearing two masks…, they still won’t let you in.

If masks really worked, why would hospitals not let family members visit their loved ones if they were wearing one…, or two?

BECAUSE MASKS DON’T WORK!!!    

“The updated guidance follows the release of new research from the CDC which tested various masks in a lab setting and found evidence that combining a cloth mask over a surgical mask could dramatically reduce both the spread of the virus to others and exposure to the virus oneself.”

“Reduces,” not eliminates.

We’ve been dealing with the China virus for like a year now, and just now they’re coming up with this two-mask thing?!

“The CDC’s new recommendations advise Americans to select masks with a nose wire that can be adjusted for a snug fit, and to use a mask fitter or brace to better seal their masks. The CDC also recommends wearing a mask with multiple layers for greater protection, or layering a cloth mask over a disposable medical mask.”

“For a better fit, it advises knotting the ear loops of the disposable mask and then tucking and flattening the extra material on the sides.”

Whatever.

‘“I want to be clear that these new scientific data released today do not change the specific recommendations about who should wear a mask or when they should wear one. But they do provide new information on why wearing a well-fitting mask is so important,’ CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said at a White House COVID-19 briefing.”

You want to be “clear,” Ms. Walensky?

Then you should try harder.

“For the new study, CDC researchers tested combinations of multi-layered cloth and common surgical or medical procedure masks in a laboratory, simulating breathing and coughing between pairs of dummies.”

“Between pairs of dummies?”

C’mon…, these CDC researchers deserve a little more respect than that, don’t they?

Well…, maybe not!

No…, definitely, not.

“Dummies” it is!

“When only a disposable mask was worn, just 42% of cough droplets were blocked in the experiment. Combining the disposable mask with a cloth mask on top blocked 92.5% of particles expelled from the cough.”

Okay…, we get the “droplets” thing…, but how much of virus sized particles are blocked?

I’ve heard a good analogy for how much “virus” a typical mask blocks is, envision throwing sand at a chain-link fence.

Ha, ya…, that’s about it.  

“The new research comes after months of pleas by advocates for the CDC to update its guidance to include recommending wearing two masks, after other studies and anecdotal evidence suggested the move could curb the spread of the virus.”

If two is better than one, then three must be better than two!

How about four?!

No, wait, I’ve got it!

How about wearing just one mask that actually works?!

“The agency’s top officials had declined to change their official recommendations until this new research had been completed, though many — from President Biden to Dr. Anthony Fauci — had already been spotted wearing two masks.”

“Stupid is as stupid does.” – Forrest Gump’s Mama

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Should taxpayers get a rebate for schools that aren’t open?

I believe this is a valid and an honest question.

If you pay local property taxes on your home or business, the lion’s share of what you pay goes towards funding your local schools.

Taxpayers pay these school taxes, whether they have school-aged children or not, in order to guarantee the children in their community receive an education, and eventually, hopefully, become intelligent and productive members of society…, at least until they go to college.

If our local governments decide to close our schools, should we still be paying for them?

If they decided to discontinue garbage collection, would you still be forced to pay for that?

Just sayin’.

It really doesn’t matter if you think the schools should be closed or not.

It really doesn’t matter whether your local government is “following the science” or not. 

If the children of our community are not receiving the education we are paying for (and I’m sorry, but this distance learning crap doesn’t count), why shouldn’t the taxpayers get at least a percentage (a big percentage) of the money back that they paid?

Why should teachers get paid for a job they aren’t doing?

Why should the local school district be paid for the upkeep, utilities, and support staffs for buildings our children aren’t using?

And, again, I’m sorry, but this distance learning crap doesn’t count.

No wonder why the teachers are hesitant about going back to work, like in Chicago.

Why go back when you can use COVID as a ready-made excuse, and continue to be paid for doing next to nothing?

Why go back when all of the “the scientists” in the teachers’ unions are overriding the scientists from the CDC (Center for Disease Control)?

Now I’ve heard that the Biden administration considers a school “re-opened” if they hold classes one day a week. 

If you say so, Illegitimate Joe.

This was one of the Biden administration’s “clarifications” of their official policy.

That’s funny, because only a month ago these “clarifications” were called lies.  

If it’s one thing we have learned, it’s that “it’s all about the money,” and not “all about the kids.”  

If the teachers stopped getting paid, and the school districts stopped getting their share of the money, the schools would be reopening so fast it would make your head spin!

Of course, hell would freeze over before a penny of taxpayer money was ever returned to the taxpayers.

That being said, there are many taxpayers across our country who really should be receiving some of their hard-earned money back.

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