Twitter reminds me of a kid with a nasty room who desperately starts stuffing trash and dirty clothes in the closet and under the bed when he hears Mom coming down the hall.

On another note, it’s Flag Day… I used to feel (maybe naively) a warm, national pride when I would see our flag. Then it morphed into sadness, righteous anger, and disgust.

I wrote the following poem in 2014. In light of all the horrible events in the years since, it takes on an even sadder, more desperate tone than it did eight years ago. God help us.

Look Upon the Flag

When I look upon the flag

I think of liberty

Of lives lain down in sacrifice

To make a nation free.

Then I look upon the flag

And think how can it be

That I could be so blessed

That someone died for me.

Again I look upon the flag

And tears come to my eyes

As I think of all the freedoms lost

And hear our soldiers’ cries.

For what, they ask, do we risk it all

So a nation can trample our blood?

No! We serve, we die, to stem the tide

Of oppression roaring as a flood.

Look upon the flag, my people,

And see the freedom there

Remember what our nation was

And fall to your knees in prayer.

May God Most High restore this land

And bring us back to Him

And may our flag humbly wave

As a banner of freedom again.

—Janice Powell ©️2014

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“I feel okay, but that’s because I got my shots.”

Trudeau tests positive for COVID-19 a second time (the possibility of his first being a scaredy-cat maneuver notwithstanding), he feels “okay” (note the deviation from the standard script, suggesting his symptoms are worse than mild: “Thankfully, I am only experiencing mild symptoms and am grateful for the protection that comes from being vaccinated and boosted.”), and he thinks that makes for a compelling sales pitch for the “safe and effective” injection.

This is a prime example of the repetition and ridicule fallacy described by Neil Morton in “Psychological Warfare & Deception”:

“If you hear something enough times, you will believe it. No matter how ridiculous, if you are presented with ‘facts’ in a certain way, you are hardwired to believe them. This is known as the appeal to ridicule fallacy. Mocking an idea makes it less relevant. If you associate an idea, a person, or behavior with ridicule and shame, you will dismiss it. Alternatively, if a ridiculous idea is given gravitas and treated with reverence, it will seem more viable. Repetition is a powerful tool, and when teamed with a shaming technique, it can be effective.”

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Jun 14, 2022Liked by Jeff Childers

"Meanwhile, double-masked, triple-jabbed, goofy Canadian proto-dictator and WEF stooge Justin Trudeau ALSO tested positive for covid yesterday"

Dear Justin,

Just wanted you to know that a fourth covid shot is now available. Maybe if you'd been double-boosted you wouldn't have gotten covid again. Your immune system probably just needs that extra boost. Your job is so stressful, you don't need the stress of worrying about covid. So please get that fourth covid shot ASAP.

I'm just looking out for your health, Boo.



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Jun 14, 2022Liked by Jeff Childers

Quote: And you know what always happens to the coyote. Maybe NASA should be spelled “ACME.”

🤣🤣 Lines like this are why Jeff’s column is my favorite read of the day.

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Jun 14, 2022Liked by Jeff Childers

"According to Fox 16 KLRT in Arkansas, half of the state’s active covid cases are now breaking through in the fully-vaccinated."

I watched the video. They never provide a definition of what is considered fully-vaccinated in Arkansas. Is fully-vaccinated 2, 3, 4, or 5 shots? And if someone is not fully vaccinated, how many shots HAVE they gotten? They just skirt around this. Inquiring minds want to know. I would live to know how many active covid cases in Arkansas are in those that have received ZERO covid shots. Better known as the Control Group.

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If you received five (5) shots and still got the disease, you are off ...off your rocker! The fact that she got five (5) shots and STILL is not questioning their efficacy is shear insanity.

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Jun 14, 2022Liked by Jeff Childers

On the Covid count. Beaumont hospital system in Michigan lists the following stats. 170 positive cases of which 79 are unvaccinated, 91 are vaccinated and/or boosted. 11 in ICU 2 unvaccinated. 9 vaccinated of which 6 are fully boosted. 6 on vents. 5 vaccinated. And 1 unvaccinated. So as we can see this is a very effective vaccine at giving one Covid.

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Trudeau makes me ill. Pompous ass drew the short straw and gets to ramble on about how the shots saved his life. More Covid BS theater.

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Jun 14, 2022Liked by Jeff Childers

Definitely praying for the success of the lawsuit against the FDA! I know of some doctors here in Texas who have prescribed Ivermectin, but even so they try to stay under the radar. Wouldn’t it be great if doctors felt free to treat their patients with “safe and effective” therapeutics?

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Jun 14, 2022·edited Jun 14, 2022

Apparently we are on another covid upswing. Charlie Somebody or Other, did a zoom interview of failed GOP candidates, (actually they were kicked off the ballot for illegal signatures), but Charlie tested positive so you know, quarantine, and Fox2 Detroit was happy to let him Zoom it in. Looked pretty danged healthy as he kept butting in asking asinine questions, (are there any other kind from msm), and getting all hyperventilated.

Of course, all of this reinfection, is to make the sheep keep getting those boosters. They talk about covid brain fog, these people have lost any sense of cognitive reasoning. Their eyes are blank and I expect them to start bleating at any moment as they walk around in paper masks. I lay this squarely at the feet of msm run by leftists.

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Frankly, we need these elites to do “more” than catch Covid twice. Just sayin….

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I believe unshotted Canadians still can't come into the US because of our useless rules. DROP ALL SHOT MANDATES NOW.

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Jun 14, 2022Liked by Jeff Childers

Is it terrible of me that for the first time EVER I have an urge to burn a flag (with 51 stars)? I'm sure it will pass.

But who goes out and adulterates our country's flag to fly on flag day? I have never read that in the flag flying handbook for government officials.

It's seditious, IMO. The mayor should fly it at her house if she must fly it. Again, IMO.

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Jun 14, 2022·edited Jun 14, 2022Liked by Jeff Childers

The UFO thing has me baffled, too.

I've no doubt, though, that it's part of the distraction plan somehow.

Yesterday I started listening to Michio Kaki on Rogan. He's a theoretical physicist, and my work was in applied physics research, so I like listening to the physicists he has.

This guy was blathering. He was featured in a UFO documentary called "A Tear in the Sky".

About 8 or so minutes into it, I decided to look at the list.

Yup. He's a WEF darling.

I couldn't be bothered.

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Jun 14, 2022Liked by Jeff Childers

Share your patriotism, flag day comment, today with one person. USA! USA!

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Jun 14, 2022Liked by Jeff Childers

The "getting covid" that quickly in succession is becoming a thing for the vaxxed who have been boosted. Most often times it's worse the second time around. But thank goodness for the effective jab! *eyes roll*

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