Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Worse Than the Disease

Never let a good crisis go to waste! Not only is that a motto for some politicians today, but it is also a way of life. If anyone still held to the hope that their elected representatives gave two snot bubbles and a chicken turd about them, their families, their business, or even their wellbeing, that illusion has been permanently shattered.

With the help of a compliant media which seeks to frame the narrative at every turn, there is a push in the halls of Congress to ram through new legislation that would make its implementation far worse of a situation for the average citizen than this virus ever could.

Tactically speaking, it’s good timing. Everyone’s either distracted, fearful, or told that they should be afraid; otherwise, they do not really understand what’s going on. People are legitimately hurting already, and it hasn’t even been a full week of shuttered businesses, working from home, no school, and shutdowns. Imagine if this thing drags on for two, three, even four months?

By then, toilet tissue won’t be a problem anymore, because most people won’t have any money to buy it. When babies, toddlers, children, and even adults start suffering from malnutrition, thereby becoming susceptible to all sorts of bugs their immune system would have fought off had they been adequately fed, the average death won’t be 80.5 years young; it’ll drop like a rock. At some point, we’ll stop counting how many dead, just wondering if there will be anyone left to bury us.

It’s one thing when politicians play politics in a time of national crisis. We sort of come to expect it. They are, after all, the bottom feeders of society, the one group of people that makes lawyers and prostitutes seem noble and forthright. When, however, almost every major news outlet is doing everything it can to frame the narrative in their favor, it’s called propaganda. Since the eloquence of Bernard Sanders couldn’t convince the average citizen to embrace Communism, maybe convincing them that it’s the only way to solve their existential crisis will.

If you want to take a peek behind the curtain, you do so at your own risk, but if you do, consider what isn’t being reported rather than what is in any given news cycle, then you will get an idea of just how evil the string-pullers are.

Why is every news story about how many people have tested positive for this virus, and none about how many have recovered?

Why is no one pointing out that most people won’t even be symptomatic?

Why did they suddenly stop flashing how many dead in Italy every morning, as though it was the outcome of some soccer match? Could it be the numbers have peaked and are beginning to drop?

Why is it that you have to read the body text of an article that declares a man dead from Chloroquine, only to discover that what he ingested was Chloroquine Phosphate, an aquarium cleaning product, and not the medicine itself?

Why is it that before declaring it’s the end of the world, no one takes a pen and paper and does some rudimentary math regarding this virus? Why is no one point out that only among those showing severe enough symptoms to seek medical help is the death rate somewhere at 1% among septuagenarians and octogenarians with preexisting comorbidity? Yes, I know, one 30-year-old died, but what they failed to mention is that he had a compromised immune system having just survived testicular cancer.

If they can keep you fearful and panicking, if they can keep you from thinking things through, if they can keep you from using logic and reason, they just might get everything they’ve ever wanted that the average citizen would have never voted for.

Do you want to know why I don’t believe this is the last trump? You want to know why I don’t believe it’s time to pack our bags and find someone to take my pet fish when we get raptured? Because it’s not nearly bad enough to warrant it. Because what the Bible says will happen during the last days doesn’t come close to what is happening currently.

With love in Christ,
Michael Boldea Jr.

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