J6 Commission ashcans Episode Three; Mr. Magoo’s sanctions plans backfire; lockdowns lead to deaths and economic meltdowns; Biden chucks another big campaign promise; and lots more...
Amen to this Jeff!
"Try to remember: not everyone sees the world the same way you do. Agree to disagree about the things that don’t affect our literal survival as a nation. If it’s important to you, try gentle persuasion instead of rage quitting. Let’s not repeat the mistakes conservatives seem to always make. It’s important this time. And keep smiling."
I'm all for dismantling the entire global, public health establishment. Let's find the way!
It amazes me that with all going on in our country and the world right now, some people's line in the sand is drawn at the belief in aliens from outer space, but not aliens from outside our borders. How about we leave the infighting to the other side?
I hope Biden's camel breaks down in the middle of the desert or gets a flat hump.
"... the entire global public health establishment needs to be completely dismantled before those idiots kill or beggar us all. Who’s with me?"
I'm in! And speaking of the American Rescue (sic) Act, here's a fall 2021 article linked to by Dr. Meryl Nass that explains how that act essentially turned CDC recommendations into law:
P.S. Loved the closing line. I calmly await your call to ... PANIC!
You are spot on re the lack of unity among conservatives. Sadly we are still so comfortable that trivial disagreements (and the UFO situation falls into that category as it does not affect our lives) cause highly emotional reactions, showcasing how frivolous conservatives can be. People have way too much leisure time. Idle hands….
Everything you said about aliens, I have been saying to those who deny the existence of COVID/viruses/germs. I don’t care what they believe and have never once written about their beliefs, and yet by merely acknowledging that people are experiencing a certain set of symptoms and that those symptoms are alleviated successfully by the application of early treatment protocols like ivermectin, I have been repeatedly attacked and even threatened by virulent virus-deniers across multiple platforms. I guess I should be honored to be grouped with targets like Malone and Kirsch, but it is yet *another* distraction from defeating tyranny and democide.
So, to repurpose your statement:
“People, PLEASE. This is exactly how we lose. I don’t really care about whether viruses exist, it’s not my gig. Don’t believe in them if you want, and good luck to you. I can’t follow everything, I only have so much bandwidth. But if we can’t tolerate differing opinions even on issues like viruses, how can we possibly work together to defeat looming authoritarianism?”
Although unrelated to either aliens or the virus question, I addressed the divisiveness caused by these kinds of purity tests in my recent exchange with a commenter:
• “Dialogue with a Divider” (https://margaretannaalice.substack.com/p/dialogue-with-a-divider?s=w)
Still have some Facebook friends who are hanging on every word from the J6 commission and can't imagine how anyone could be so unpatriotic that they would think it was all a big bit of political theater. They still hold very firmly to J6 being one of the worst events in US history, completely downplaying all of the events that happened during the summer prior. Even my dad, who's normally pretty conservative, thinks that the people who strolled through congress deserve the death penalty. For me - everything I saw seemed to be people egged on to get in, but once in - they really didn't _do_ anything other than act like tourists. Rude tourists, in some cases, but overall - tourists. They stayed in the ropes, they really didn't cause huge amounts of damage, they took selfies/videos, but there wasn't really a lot of "let's take over the halls of government" to the people inside.
Were they fools for going in? Yeah - I think that was a really bad decision. Do they deserve to rot in cells forever? I don't think so. Let them have their day in actual court. I'm still more interested in who was letting them in and who was egging them on to go in. It wasn't Trump.
Re: economic meltdown and inflation. If memory serves correctly, the first round of stimulus checks and PPP came out under the Trump administration. I was a supporter of him, but he made some serious mistakes in covid response. I know he was fighting a tsunami of worldwide pandemic panic, fear porn and horrible advice, but a staunch conservative should have fought the urge to throw money at the problem. That’s what the left always does, and it’s never a solution.
Wait... what are you implying about Santa Claus?
My favorite news source of the day!! Love it, love it, LOVE it!!! 😊♥️
I’m starting to think the entire global public health establishment needs to be completely dismantled before those idiots kill or beggar us all. Who’s with me? I AM WITH YOU JEFF!!!! 💪🏻💪🏻💪🏻
Man, the one day I do not have time to read the comments, an alien clash commences! I guess I will have to go back and read yesterday's thoughts. Do I believe in aliens? Not sure (angels, demons? who knows?), but no need to be rude. And if anyone really did quit reading because of that, I definitely agree with Jeff, their loss. I could not think what my weekday would be like without reading this positive blog.
Nobody I know, snd most are Dems, are talking about .J6. But they are talking about the miserable job Joe is doing. I sometimes think they are waking up but then Covid comes up. 🙄. Small steps.
"Which, if you think about it, is pretty rich coming from a country that is currently shelling Ukraine into oblivion. “
In fairness, Russia is only bombing Ukraine into oblivion because *Ukraine has spent 8 years bombing* the Russian-speaking territories of Donbas & Luhansk into oblivion. Also murdering 14,000+ civilians. And hosting 23 (or is it now 40-something) bioweapon labs. And violating the Minsk agreements. And seeking Nato membership & nukes.
By comparison, what has Syria done to the Saudis lately?
"That's how we lose."
Exactly right. Wake up folks - this is real, this is serious. Don't get wrapped around an axle of something far outside the important issues umbrella.