“We Screwed Up”

And boy, did they!

The Biden administration had to admit that they royally screwed the pooch this week when they used the Obama-era philosophy of attack moving vehicles in the Middle East with drone attacks. The results? Well, let’s just say they were less than encouraging that Biden and his staff have any idea that they know what they are doing.

In fact, it was described in more than one place as downright murder. Ten civilians died in an attack that was supposed to be targeted Taliban leaders in Afghanistan. Turns out that the ten civilians, seven of whom were children, were delivering water to people. No Taliban. No terrorists. No threats. Just bad information and a tragedy of incredible proportions.

Both General Mark Milley, who’s under fire for making surreptitious phone calls to his counterpart in China during the Trump administration, without Trump’s order or knowledge, came out back at the end of August when the drone attack occurred, and said “it was a ‘righteous’ strike”. Jen Psaki, at the White House intimated that yes, they were aware that civilians were involved in the drone attack, but that their intelligence “over the horizon” was actually spot on and they felt confident about it. Both were flat out lies.

General Frank McKenzie yesterday, had to address the media, and the nation with the news that yes, it was a screw up. Quoting here, “We now assess that it is unlikely that the vehicle and those who died were associated with ISIS-K or were a direct threat to U.S. forces,” McKenzie said. “I offer my profound condolences to the family and friends of those who were killed.”

I’m sure his apology will go a long way toward healing that families’ wounds!

Can we make matters worse in this latest Biden screw up? Sure…Biden was advised by military folks not to use a drone strike in this case. They had intelligence, but it was apparently “spotty”, and the military brass talking to the president wasn’t sure that it was 100% accurate. That’s because it came from the Taliban. And Biden didn’t care. He accepted the Taliban’s advice that they go after this vehicle and bomb it. Biden went against the actual advice given by his military advisors, and decided, ala Obama, to bomb the hell out of this family. It was a family of aid workers.

And what does Joe Biden say about this now? Now that HE was the one that gave the order, and HE was the one that screwed up? Nothing. He has Jen Psaki front and center answering questions, and he has Frank McKenzie out there doing the same thing at the Pentagon because he’s hiding from the public. He’s somewhere in the White House basement afraid to show his face to the public and to reporters.

This president is a waste of carbon. Pure and simple. He wasn’t in the top 50% of his law school graduating class at Syracuse, and he certainly isn’t in the top 50% of all Americans who would be able to run the country. In fact, he’s probably in the bottom 1%. I can think of several people (some of whom read this blog) that frankly I don’t agree with much, but they’d be much better stewards of America than Joe Biden has proven in less time than it takes for a woman to get pregnant and give birth, could do.

General Mark Milley should resign immediately. If not for what he did during the Trump administration, certainly for his mischaracterization in this awful stain on America. Jen Psaki should resign. She has been nothing more than a mouthpiece spewing venomous propaganda ever since she entered the White House. I realize that’s part of her job, but you can’t tell me she relishes getting up and going to work every morning. It’s just something your conscious tells you not to do. Apparently there are very few morals in either of these two people’s souls.

Carry on world…you’re dismissed!

Questions To Ask Your Congressman

Congress will be up for renewal next year. Already we’re starting to get some people that have said they’d be running. Other incumbents have decided to retire rather than face what will be a tough slog through the campaign with a bunch of embarrassing questions coming their way. I thought I would pass on something from AMAC, which is the Association of Mature American Citizens. Think of it as the conservative response to the AARP, which is extremely liberal. Here are six questions that they felt you should ask Democrat Congressmen when they come home to their districts:

  1. Why isn’t Congress doing more to mitigate the situation in Afghanistan and hold the Biden administration accountable for it’s actions?

You have to understand the Biden administration screwed up back in the campaign by actually announcing that they would not only withdraw troops from Afghanistan (which Trump had already said he was going to do), but he actually put a date on it. That insured that the Taliban was going to play a waiting game with him. They did, and they won. Any idiot in the world would have known what would happen, but apparently Joe Biden is less than an idiot. The last thing any Democrat in Congress wants to do is talk about how someone in their party screwed this one up so badly!

2. Why is Congress wanting to spend $4.7 trillion in our budget next year, when inflation is already on the rise and you’ve already overspent?

The facts here are pretty clear. 86% of us according to a Fox News poll, are concerned with Congress’ out of control spending, and inflation. We certainly don’t want to go back to the days of Jimmy Carter when the Prime Rate got up to 22%! When asked about this, a few Congressmen have said, “A little inflation is a good thing.” A little, yes. 7% a year? Not so much. Used car prices jumped 29% so far this year, though that’s not due to the Congress. That’s due to the shortage of microchips, and the fact that there is a shortage of new cars, so the demand for used cars is through the roof. But you can blame high gasoline prices, higher food costs, and higher housing and energy costs squarely on the Democrats’ “green new deal”.

3. Why isn’t Congress doing something about the crisis at the southern border?

Well, they are. Inaction is doing something. Democrats want those folks streaming across. They want them to become US citizens the moment they enter this country. Most of those folks coming in are from socialist and very liberal countries and the Democrats see them as a new source of votes. They’d be very happy to allow all of Guatemala, and El Salvador, and Panama, and the rest of Central America to come to the United States and become citizens! But they won’t tell you that when you ask the question. They’ll tell you it’s a complicated situation that needs a lot of study. And yes, our immigration system is broken, but there isn’t a bi-partisan solution on the table just yet…be patient! And the southern border becomes more like a sieve every day.

4. Why aren’t Democrats doing more to stop the crime wave in our major cities?

First of all, you’re going to have to find a Democrat that believes we have a crime wave in our major cities. That’s the first problem. If they deny it’s even happening, then it’s easier to avoid. Need an example? Chicago Mayor, Lori Lightfoot comes to mind. She has said on several occasions that crime in her city is actually down, and that year to year numbers are in her favor. Every weekend, dozens of people in Chicago are killed by gun violence, and hundreds are wounded. That’s down though from where it was a year ago, so don’t expect anything much to happen. If you have your head buried in the sand, you won’t see the sky regardless how much you look.

5. Why are Democrats so insistent on waging war on American energy even as gas prices skyrocket?

This is a little more complicated. And it’s made more complicated by the actions of the Biden administration. On one hand, he kills the Keystone XL Pipeline project, and puts 11,000 union workers out of work. On the other hand, he waives sanctions against the Russian pipeline heading for Germany, allowing Russia to sell oil and natural gas to the rest of Europe without any pushback from the US. Does that make sense? On one hand, Biden wants to have all of us drive electric cars (without any concern of the pollution spent batteries cause), and on the other, he’s allowing China to build 100 coal plants per WEEK, without anything negative being said about it. Take the coal industry away from the US, and give it lock, stock, and barrel to China? And the Congress sits by and watches and thinks we need to adopt the Green New Deal because we need to make sure WE are doing our part when most of the rest of the world isn’t.

6. Why aren’t you doing anything about Hunter Biden?

Duh! Can anybody say, “partisan politics”? Hunter Biden is not going to see any problems as long as daddy is in the White House and Democrats are in control of the Department of Justice. Sure he screwed up. Sure he deserves to be in jail. Sure, Joe Biden should probably be along side of him. But as we learned with the Clinton’s, once you’ve become president, you’re pretty much excused from any wrong-doing as long as you keep relatively quiet about it after you leave the White House. Two sets of rules…one for me and one for thee.

There you go. Those are the questions. Hopefully someone would hold their Congressman’s feet to the fire and demand answers to these six questions. My hunch is you won’t hear any answer from them. They’ll dodge and evade the question entirely. But give it a try. Make sure to record it and send me the video!

Carry on world…you’re dismissed!

Defund The Police Leads To Hiring Private Security

The cry has been going on for over a year. Democrat run cities all over the country have been wailing on how they need to “defund” the police. Cities like New York have chopped one-sixth of the police budget (about $1 billion) from cops, instead spending it on homeless, drug addiction, and other social programs. Minneapolis, Seattle, Chicago, Los Angeles, and other metropolitan areas have followed suit. Ah, but there’s a catch!

Those folks doing the screaming are making sure that they are still protected!

Police roles have been chopped by about 400 officers in the city of Chicago. That means 400 less crimefighters on the streets of the Windy City this year than about a year and a half ago. So, the average Chicago citizen is nowhere near as safe today as they were 18 months ago. Yet, Chicago Mayor, Lori Lightfoot has been spending on average $2.5 million of taxpayer money each year to make sure she had a security team around her.

Meanwhile, in New York, Bill de Blasio has chopped a billion off of the budget for the cops, yet he spent over $300,000 of taxpayer money on his own security during his short, but failed run for the White House last year.

It’s been happening time and time again. Minneapolis City Council voted to gut the cities’ police budget. Then when crime started going through the roof, the very people that were screaming to defund the police, spent taxpayer money to make sure they were protected, by hiring private security firms to be their personal body guards.

What’s interesting is, you don’t find this going on in Republican led cities. Seattle, Portland, LA, and other cities couldn’t chop money from police budgets fast enough. And when crime started to run rampant as it has in every single city that has defunded their police department, they are spending millions of dollars to protect sometimes just one person! There isn’t any savings to spend on homeless, or drug addiction or other social programs. It’s all going to fund private security firms to protect the Mayors and the city councils. The average Joe on the street is left to fend for his and her self. Of course, these are the same Democrats that swear up and down that they are for the little guy. That is until they don’t feel safe.

This is just another example of how screwed up the Democrats are. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is out there saying that we need to defund ALL police departments. Since January, about six months, AOC has spent over $25,000 just in security for herself. On a recent trip to Houston, she spent of $1,500. That’s yours and my money being spent. But she’s not talking about that. She’s talking about taking police off the streets to make sure you and I aren’t as safe as what we were just a year and a half ago. Where is the sense?

There is no common sense in defunding the police. Even Joe Biden, in his confused and addled state of mind realizes that and says that he doesn’t back that. But anything the socialist left can do to stir the pot, to make it even more unsafe than it already is, would be a victory for them. They don’t care about the little guy. They care about tearing down America.

The truly sad part of this entire debate is, most Americans can’t put two and two together and come up with four. They are starting to believe, little by little, leftist by leftist that the police are bad and that the police are the villains, not the perps doing that crimes. That’s when you realize that America has turned the corner. We can still save ourselves from going off the cliff, but if we don’t act soon, it will be too late. We have the ability to make Venezuela look like a world superpower compared to what we will look like in just 10 years!

Carry on world…but be afraid….very afraid…you’re dismissed!

Nepotism Runs Wild

It actually hit the airwaves (those that covered it) and the newsstands on Saturday afternoon. Apparently, the Biden administration is throwing caution, and nepotism to the wind in a bid to hire the kids of some of the senior staff members at the White House.

In a rather scathing diatribe on Newsweek’s website, Walter Shaub, who served as Bobo Obama’s Director of the US Office of Government Ethics tore into Biden for the move. Friday’s edition of the Washington Post detailed how at least five children of senior staff of the White House have been hired by the Biden administration despite calls by the president to be “ethical” after he viewed his predecessor to be just the opposite. Apparently Biden has broken yet another campaign promise!

Shaub wrote, “I’m sorry, I know some folks don’t like hearing any criticism of him. But this royally sucks. I’m disgusted. A lot of us worked hard to tee him up to restore ethics to government and believed the promises. This is a a real ‘f*** you’ to us—and government ethics.”

Shaub later tweeted: Pathetic! The responses from people who spent 4 years complaining the other side was putting party over country are pathetic. They sound just like MAGAs. The jobs went to privileged kiddos with mommies & daddies who cozied up to POTUS. Nepotism is illegal.

Federal law prohibits government officials from having a hand in hiring close relatives. Kids of current employees would fall under that statute.

The White House responded with a statement from Press Secretary, Andrew Bates who said the kids were all qualified for the positions they were hired for. “The president has instituted the highest ethical standards of anyone to ever hold this office,” he said. “And he’s proud to have staffed the most diverse administration in American history with well-qualified public servants who reflect his values.”

Of course, Biden also thought Hunter was qualified to sit on the Board of Directors for Burisma, with no experience in the field of energy. The younger Biden allegedly was chosen because Daddy was the Vice President. That one is still under investigation, and Hunter could be facing some serious charges for tax problems that arose from his business dealings both in the Ukraine and in China.

When it comes to following the law, Joe Biden isn’t exactly the shining knight in white armor. He is always saying one thing and doing quite the opposite. Like most people that have taken over from the opposition party, Biden pledged to the American people that he would have the “most ethical White House in history”. It’s been anything but that as we’ve seen time and time again, gaffes and foibles that have violated not only ethical standards, but in this case federal law.

The question is, what’s going to happen to those that got hired, and what’s going to happen to the person that ended up hiring them? Answer: Absolutely nothing. If we learned one thing from the Obama administration, it’s that the Department of Justice under Democrats is no longer blind to bias, holding everyone equal under the law. It’s as partisan as a Democrat fundraiser. Yes, Virginia, we’ve seen Hillary skate on issues that should have put her and former president Bill in prison for a long time. We’ve seen Hunter Biden skate (so far) in his dealings. And we’ve seen Joe Biden himself sweep any discussion that he traded Hunter’s job for foreign aid to Ukraine. In fact, even though Biden boasted about demanding that a prosecutor looking into Burisma be fired, and that he’d withhold money from Ukraine if it didn’t happen (and it did), nothing came of that. Isn’t that what Donald Trump got impeached for the first time around?

Politics makes strange bedfellows. It’s too bad they can’t do things legally.

Carry on world…you’re dismissed!

The Cuomo Saga Continues

You haven’t heard much about Andrew Cuomo recently, have you? That’s not because there hasn’t been stuff happening in the Empire State surrounding his possible impeachment or his many scandals. There continues to be at least two separate investigations going on. But you’re not hearing about it at all.

Why?

Well, media is funny in what they cover. They flit from one story to another like a moth to a flame. As they get bored with one, they move on to something else. That’s why blogs are so popular. You not only get the opinion that probably aligns with yours, you get facts behind these types of stories that have been put on the back burner or buried by the media altogether. But here’s what is going on.

Andrew Cuomo signed a bill the other day that basically is going to charge the taxpayers of New York, already one of the heaviest tax-burden states in our country, with even more. That’s because the State Assembly has passed a bill that would pay for the funding of not only the impeachment, but the trial that would follow should that become necessary. And Cuomo signed the bill into law.

Most politicians that are facing not one but several scandals involving sexual abuse and one big one involving COVID deaths in nursing homes due a directive handed down by Cuomo himself would be resigning at this point. But with Cuomo’s massive ego, there is no quitting. There is just doubling down. And the likelihood of this coming to a conclusion before next year’s Governor’s race (in which Cuomo has said he intends to run) will be unlikely. That means he will be running for reelection as Governor with several scandals hanging over his head.

Is it smart?

Most politicians would say no. It most certainly is going to make him win a primary to become the Democrat candidate for the office. There are already several Dems’ lining up hoping to have a shot at the Governor’s mansion in Albany. And of course, the Republicans are hoping to cash in on the scandals saying that you just can’t trust Democrats to do anything right.

But will it matter?

New York is such a blue state because of New York City, and Buffalo, that the rest of the state pretty much doesn’t matter when it comes to statewide elections. Hell, New York City alone has about eight and a half million people. The state of New York has about 19 million, which means that New York City accounts for about 45% of the vote. Now you add in Long Island (also very liberal), and Buffalo (ditto) and you can see that the odds of a Republican winning a Governor’s race in New York becomes slim and none…and slim just left town. In fact, with the exception of George Pataki, you have to go back to Malcolm Wilson, who served one year as Governor from 1973 to 1974 as the last Republican Governor of New York. If you want someone who like, served a full term you go back to Herbert Lehman. That was back in the 1930’s. So, no…it won’t matter.

Sometimes, as Ron White likes to say, you just can’t fix stupid.

Carry on world…you’re dismissed!

Manchin To The Rescue?

Joe Manchin (D-WVa) appears to be the lone guy (well, sometimes with Arizona’s Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) who is fighting for his constituents rather than his party. At least that’s the short end of the story on the surface. Manchin came out this past weekend and said that he was going to be voting against S-1, the sweeping Voting Rights Act that basically would create havoc for anyone not a Democrat trying to get elected.

S-1, better known as the “For The People Act”, is the Democrats’ attempt to insure that voting by mail (which has lead to massive voter fraud in the past) along with automatically registering everyone of age to vote (again, leading to massive voter fraud), and “increasing access to the ballot box” for everyone (see above two topics), is heading to a vote in the Senate. Now, normally, if people were voting on party lines, this would pass 50-50 with Kamala Harris voting in favor as the tie breaker. But this isn’t normal times, and apparently, Joe Manchin is thinking with his head, not with his wallet.

The problem with S-1 is that, while it allows for early voting, and insures that those that Democrats claim are being disenfranchised with their vote can get to the polls, it does add several layers of concern besides those outlined above. The main reason for this bill is simple. It’s to make sure that Democrats are the only ones elected to Congress and the White House for the foreseeable future. And it does so, because of the fact it allows for voter fraud.

Now, I’ve said many, many times on this blog and elsewhere that in 2020 there was indeed voter fraud. Yes, I do believe that. I don’t believe there was enough voter fraud to overturn the election. Joe Biden won the election. There was never any proof given in any courtroom in this country that signified otherwise. I’ve read the transcripts. The arguments that people like Rudy Giuliani gave in public and the arguments that he gave in the courtroom where he could be slapped with a perjury charge were incredibly different. Why? If Giuliani had what he claimed to the media that he had, why didn’t he produce it in a court of law?

This act, however, isn’t the answer. If you’re looking at fair and unbiased elections, and I really do believe that MOST Americans are in agreement with that, you don’t want S-1 to pass. It doesn’t insure fair and unbiased elections. It insures biased, rigged elections at almost every turn. There is a very simple solution.

You make people vote in person. You make election day the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November and leave it at that. You do not allow absentee voting unless there is a medical reason why a person of voting age, and registered to vote cannot get to the polls. And you make Election Day a federal holiday. Nobody works. You make it illegal to campaign or stand within 100 yards of anybody standing in line to vote, or harass anybody in line to vote. When you vote, you receive a purple ink spot on your thumb that wears off after 2 weeks. Nothing else can get it off. And once the voting is over, the machines, with a paper trail, are confiscated and taken to a secure place guarded by armed guards. There they are counted and reported immediately, and the tallies sent to a central location.

After those tallies are sent to a central location, the results are final and there is no allowing for any extra ballots to be counted. This insures that no one “finds” a bunch of absentee ballots hidden in a closet somewhere as has happened several times. Or that someone in the middle of the night drives up and delivers boxes of absentee ballots as was alleged that happened in Wayne County, Michigan in November.

Anyone caught tampering with voting is locked away for the rest of their lives with no chance for parole. If you make the punishment severe enough, you will see voter fraud disappear. It’s that simple.

S-1 is a bad idea. It’s not American. It’s foisted by people who want to control you in ever avenue of your life while they are held above the law. And we can all thank Joe Manchin for deciding it’s not what the United States Senate needs to do.

Carry on world…you’re dismissed!

Time For Fauci To Go?

There is a “circle of life” type of thing that goes on in basically everything. Anthony Fauci is finding that out the hard way. The guy that was one of two heads of Donald Trump’s COVID team and has since basically thrown Trump under the bus, and gotten on board the Biden train, has realized that he may have stepped in it up to his neck…if not hire.

It may be time for Anthony Fauci to go.

Fauci has been at the forefront of a LOT of criticism lately. More and more mainstream media types are waking up to the realization that Donald Trump was probably more right than wrong over the COVID virus coming from that lab in Wuhan, China. As it turns out, Fauci was more involved than previously thought with that lab. First of all, he has admitted that the United States gave that lab money to do research. That would have been a major red flag in most people’s worlds when it was learned that the Coronavirus came from Wuhan. But wait…there’s more.

Fauci it’s now learned, has a trail of emails with bunches of people that had the similar thoughts as Trump early on. Fauci basically dismissed their ideas as conspiracy theories and nonsense. But it’s looking more and more (we don’t have, and probably never will get positive proof) that the Chinese lab started the whole pandemic. And we are learning that Fauci was more involved with it than originally thought.

Look, this guy has never come clean with America. First he’s telling us that masks aren’t the answer. We certainly don’t need to wear masks…save them for the front-line workers in the hospitals who are treating people. Then of course, we rush out and buy tons of masks from where? China. Oops. Then Fauci says we SHOULD be wearing masks. It’s the safe way to get through the pandemic. Then he’s photographed at a ballgame of all places, WITHOUT a mask on.

Fauci has flipped and flopped more than a freshly caught bass that’s just been reeled into the boat. He hasn’t been long on facts, he’s been long on BS. And there’s a problem when someone that is supposedly one of the top people in his field resorts to BS. It means either he’s on the take and doesn’t want the truth to be learned, or it means he just doesn’t know and doesn’t want the world to realize how ignorant he is on a subject he’s supposed to know a lot about.

No, it’s time for Anthony Fauci to retire, or quit, or be fired. However Joe Biden and his team decide that Fauci’s tenure in government should wind down, this guy is bad news and has to go. Unfortunately for Fauci, he isn’t able to hide behind extremely partisan voters in his district like other incompetents such as AOC, or Ilhan Omar, or Nancy Pelosi or Maxine Waters, or Adam Schiff….I could go on and on.

The time has come, Anthony. Resign now and at least save whatever little face you have left. You’ve become a laughing stock and nobody believes you anymore.

Carry on world…you’re dismissed!

If I Were The Devil…

If I were the Prince of Darkness, I’d want to engulf the whole world in darkness. And I’d have a third of it’s real estate, and four-fifths of it’s population. But I wouldn’t be happy until I have seized the ripest apple on the tree.

Thee.

So, I’d set about however necessary, to take over the United States. I’d subvert the churches first. I’d begin with a campaign of whispers. With the wisdom of a serpent, I’d whisper to you as I had whispered to Eve: “Do as you please”. To the young I would whisper that the Bible is a myth and I would convince them that man created God rather than the other way around. I would confide that what’s bad is good, and what’s good is square. And the old, I would teach to pray to me. “Our father, which art in Washington”.

And then I’d get organized. I’d educate authors on how to make lurid literature exciting so that anything else would appear dull and uninteresting. I’d threaten TV with dirtier movies and vice versa.

I’d peddle narcotics to whom I could. I’d sell alcohol to ladies and gentlemen of distinction. I’d tranquilize the rest with pills.

If I were the Devil, I’d soon have families at war with themselves, churches at war with themselves, and nations at war with themselves until each in it’s turn was consumed. And with promises of higher ratings, I’d have mesmerizing media fanning the flames.

If I were the Devil, I would encourage schools to refine young intellects, but neglect to discipline emotions. Just let those run wild until before you knew it, you’d have to have drug sniffing dogs and metal detectors at every schoolhouse door.

Within a decade, I’d have prisons overflowing. I’d have judges promoting pornography. Soon, I could evict God from the courthouse, then from the schoolhouse, then from the houses of Congress. And in His own churches, I’d substitute psychology for religion and deify science. I would lure priests and pastors into misusing boys, and girls, and church money.

If I were the Devil, I’d make the symbol of Easter an egg, and the symbol of Christmas a bottle.

If I were the Devil, I’d take from those who have and give to those who wanted until I had killed the incentive of the ambitious.

And what will you bet…I couldn’t get whole states to promote gambling as the way to get rich.

I would caution against extremes, in hard work, in patriotism, in moral conduct. I would convince the young that marriage is old fashioned, that swinging is more fun, that what you see on TV is the way to be. And thus, I could undress you in public and I could lure you into bed with diseases for which there is no cure.

In other words, if I were the Devil, I’d just keep on doing what he’s been doing.

It’s hard to believe that the man that wrote those words, Paul Harvey, died over 12 years ago. My, what prophetic vision he had!

Carry on world, you’re dismissed!

How Not To Be A Journalist

I never went to J-School. That’s what most journalists call the college that they ended up attending. It of course, stands for “Journalism School”. There are a couple in the country that are very well renown. Syracuse, Missouri, and Northwestern are probably the three most popular, though pretty much every college in the country offers a degree in journalism. And back when I was in school, and yes, I did take a few J-School classes, there was a very strict policy that you abided by. You never, EVER wanted to give up your credibility. To have a conflict of interest of any sort was instant death. You’d not only be fired from your job, you’d probably be black-balled in the industry, and most likely would end up writing columns for some weekly shopper rag that’s passed out for free.

My how times have changed.

No self respecting journalist would have ever stooped to the level that we’ve seen Chris Cuomo from CNN dive to. In case you’ve missed it, Cuomo, the younger brother to New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo, has been advising his older brother during his two scandals, the sexual abuse scandal he’s embroiled in, and more importantly, the nursing home death scandal that erupted during the COVID pandemic a year ago. First of all, you have to understand. Journalists are there to COVER the story, not become the story. Chris Cuomo forgot about that. Second, they should not allow their personal beliefs and prejudices to get in the way of the facts. They aren’t supposed to “spin” the story, they are supposed to report the story. And they are supposed to present only facts that have been checked and re-checked, through multiple sources.

Chris Cuomo has failed on all accounts.

He got embroiled in his brother’s scandals almost from the beginning. That should have been enough for CNN to fire him right then and there. It became obvious very early on that Cuomo could not remain unbiased when dealing with his brother’s trials and tribulations. But CNN decided to turn the other cheek and ignore it. They forbid Cuomo to be involved in any story regarding Andrew, but never took him off the air, which any self-respecting news outlet would have done immediately.

Cuomo’s response to all of this? Well, it came out recently that not only has he been biased toward his brother, something I think we call could excuse him for, but he had been advising him on how to handle all of the negative news. He should have distanced himself from his brother’s problems and not had any contact. Instead, he was talking to him several times a day. And he was keeping his prime time show on CNN every night. But Cuomo told the world that he had a responsibility to his family and that came first. I’m fine with that. But a journalist, like everyone else, cannot serve two masters. His job’s master isn’t CNN, it’s you and me and anyone that watches CNN and expects fair coverage of the day’s events. If you can’t be unbiased with your family, you have to give up the show. Cuomo failed on that account.

Like Brian Williams, Dan Rather, and a host of other “journalists” who either made up stories, edited stories to spin them a certain way, or displayed immense bias, Cuomo needs to go. If CNN doesn’t have the balls to fire him outright, it’s up to America to do the job for them. That’s done by not watching him. Low ratings are always a killer in TV news. And no one, not even Christ Cuomo is above that tenet.

Carry on world…you’re dismissed!

Doing The Mask Shuffle

So, do you wear a mask now or not? The CDC’s own Director, Dr. Rochelle Walensky was speaking to Congress the day before she touted the now famous line, “If you’ve been fully vaccinated, you can attend indoor or outdoor activity, with large groups or small groups, without a mask”. She sang a different tune in front of Congress citing that masks were indeed necessary.

Huh?

So, if I’ve been vaccinated, I do not need to wear a mask, regardless where I’m going, inside or out, with large groups or small groups. Or, maybe I do if I’m to believe what she told Congress less than 24 hours earlier. Now, Walensky states that she’s “following the science” on this one, and not kowtowing to political pressure from Joe Biden, who wants nothing more than to claim that HE is the one that oversaw the end of the Coronavirus. Walensky stated that science is moving so quickly with this disease that what was mask-mandated one day, was mask optional if at all, the next.

But wait, as Ron Popeil would say…there’s more.

On CNN last week, Walensky decided to deepen the doubt that this whole thing has been blown way out of proportion. She mentioned that there is a difference of people who died “with” COVID, and people who died “from” COVID. See, you could have COVID in your body, but actually die of a heart attack, or a stroke, or a gun shot wound. So, does that count as a COVID death? We’ve been counting them that way. In fact, the lady that’s in charge of infectious diseases at Johns Hopkins wrote an article that showed that last year, the deaths from COVID, pretty much matched the 2019 death rate of cancer, heart attack, stroke, etc. when added together. I had heard from a few sources that hospitals were being told to count those deaths as COVID related deaths even if the person that died was stabbed to death. Her article, by the way, was taken off of the Johns Hopkins website only a few hours after it was posted…but you know that anytime you post anything on the internet, it’s there forever. I actually posted that article in an earlier blog. You are free to search for it if you like.

But it makes sense now what this lady at Johns Hopkins was saying. IF everything was being reported as a COVID-related death, even if it was really due to something else, then the numbers the US was showing, including all of the crap that Joe Biden and K-baby Harris was spewing toward Donald Trump would be absolute BS. All of the campaign crap would have been a lie. And it’s sounding more and more like that may have been the case. As I say, the truth always comes out…and most of the time it’s a lot uglier than we are originally told about.

So, is this whole thing a major pandemic? Or was this some sort of conspiracy theory played out to see how much control governments could enforce on it’s people? Certainly when you look at the numbers that appear to be fudged, now admitted to by the Director of the CDC no less, you have to wonder. Were we conned? Were some people dying from this and most people were dying from other causes and would have died anyway if not having been classified as a “COVID-related death”?

Regardless which you choose to believe, whether you believe that the government was complicit in a campaign to control the population and see what they could get away with (and it would have to have included both Republicans and Democrats), or it was a real pandemic that was botched by classifying things that shouldn’t have gone under COVID as such, it’s the government that loses credibility. Frankly, can you believe your government now when they tell you something? I’m not so sure I can.

And who’s to say that this thing won’t rear it’s ugly head somewhere up the road? One thing I’ve learned from past government shenanigans, they like to keep pushing the boundaries as far as they can. Only this time, it’s your absolute freedoms that are on the line!

Carry on world…you’re dismissed!