Paul Revere by Cyrus Dallin, North End, Boston

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Wednesday, January 26, 2022

 BREAKING NEWS!



BREAKING: Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer will retire, giving President Biden a chance to nominate his replacement.

"VIRGINIA GOVERNOR URGES PARENTS TO RAT OUT SCHOOLS FOR TEACHING KIDS ABOUT 'DIVISIVE' TOPICS LIKE RACISM" And Florida's "Don't Say Gay" Bill!

 


The newly elected governor of Virginia has instituted a "Inform on Your Teacher" policy. 


Stalin would be proud! Back in the day, he had a policy similar to Youngkin's:  

"Neighbours. Friends. Even your closest loved ones. In Stalin's Russia, everyone was an informer. And even one word from a resentful child was enough to send you to the firing squad."



Youngkin has created a tip line at helpeducation@governor.virginia.gov so that parents can report “divisive” teaching. Do we now pit parents against teachers? Will Virginia have teachers looking over their shoulders if they teach about race? Segregation? Slavery? Lynchings?


Youngkin:  

'We're asking for folks to send us reports and observations,' Youngkin said. 'Help us be aware of … their child being denied their rights that parents have in Virginia, and we're going to make sure we catalogue it all. … And that gives us further, further ability to make sure we're rooting it out.'





"If that sounds an awful lot like something the Stasi would approve of, it’s because the East German secret police was all about relying on people to inform on their acquaintances. Or as Der Spiegel put it: 'Neighbors reporting on neighbors, schoolchildren informing on classmates, university students passing along information on other students, managers spying on employees and Communist bosses denouncing party members.' ” 

And let's not forget that this happened:



Here's a beaut  coming out of Florida:





Remember, the GQP is the party of "smaller government," except when it wants that government to get people to inform on each other and pass laws that stifle free speech!



Tuesday, January 25, 2022

THIS IS A WIN FOR AMERICA

I've brought this post here from last week, because more comments were added to it today.




Supreme Court refuses to block House Jan. 6 panel from receiving Trump documents

Monday, January 24, 2022

The War on Masks Continues

 

Trumpublicans constantly bleat that it is the Democrats who have lost their minds. They ignore what is right in front of their noses:


Virginia parent charged after she threatens to "bring every single gun loaded" over school's mask dispute 

 A Virginia mother was charged Friday after she said at a school board meeting that she would "bring every single gun loaded and ready" to fight mask requirements for her children." 

Amelia King later emailed the board to apologize for her choice of words, saying she was not referring to "actual firearms." The Luray Police Department said King, 42, was charged with making an oral threat on school property. She has since been released on a $5,000 bond, the department said. 

 King was seen on video making the comments at the Page County Public Schools board meeting on Thursday night, where members voted on whether face masks would continue to be required at the district's schools. When she was told she had run out of time to speak, she replied, "I'll see you all on Monday." 

 The US has gotten to the point where parents are threatening school shootings, because kids are asked to wear masks. The GOP enables and fuels this insanity.

Read some of their blogs and see them blaming Democrats (who advocate mask wearing) as being unhinged. I've yet to see a pro-masker at a school board meeting threaten to bring a gun "loaded and ready" unless all children are wearing masks.

But the Trumpublicans call Dems/pro-maskers "unhinged."

From a Trumpublican blog:  


"...this tyrannical whimsy has got to be stopped. Stop masking kids, stop forcing children to be vaccinated, knock off the mask kabuki, and move on. If people feel they are threatened by covid, we are adults and we can all decide how to proceed. Me [not] wearing a mask is not killing grandma. And Rachel willinsky is full of s*** when she says wearing a mask cuts down transmission by 80%. The scientific data does not support her statement."


Source Control to Block Exhaled Virus 

Multi-layer cloth masks block release of exhaled respiratory particles into the environment, along with any microorganisms associated with these particles. 

Cloth masks not only effectively block most large droplets (i.e., 20-30 microns and larger), but they can also block the exhalation of fine droplets and particles (also often referred to as aerosols) smaller than 10 microns which increase in number with the volume of speech and specific types of phonation. 

Multi-layer cloth masks can both block 50-70% of these fine droplets and particles and limit the forward spread of those that are not captured. 

Upwards of 80% blockage has been achieved in human experiments, with cloth masks in some studies performing on par with surgical masks as barriers for source control. 

In one study, conducted prior to widespread circulation of the Delta variant, masks worked equally well for blocking aerosolized particles containing both “wild-type” virus and the Alpha variant (a more infectious variant).

The Covidiots are the reason we're stuck in COVID. They don't believe in the science -- unless it's their preferred confirmation-biased science:


"About these "vaccines" and boosters... Dr. Roger Hodkinson Warns, "The General Public Will Be Revolted" When the Truth Starts To Come Out. The video is short; please watch it."


Fact-checked by: AFP 2020/11/30 | Canada 

Roger Hodkinson, a doctor, claims the Covid-19 pandemic a “hoax” and that masks and social distancing are useless.