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  1. #1 Everyone has “Opinions” on the Chinese virus 
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    If, as the evidence suggests, the Chinese virus is enormously dangerous to people with certain medical conditions and those over 70 years old, but a much smaller danger to those under 70, then shutting down the entire country indefinitely is probably a bad idea.

    But even when the time is right — by Easter, June or the fall — there will be no one to stop the quarantine because the media will continue to hype every coronavirus death, as if these are the only deaths that count and the only deaths that were preventable.

    What mayor, governor or president will be willing to take the blame for causing a coronavirus death?

    We’ll get no BREAKING NEWS alerts for the regular flu deaths (so far this season, more than 23,000, compared to 533 from the coronavirus).

    Nor for the more than 3,000 people who die every day of heart disease or cancer. No alerts for the hundreds who die each day from car accidents, illegal aliens and suicide.

    Only coronavirus deaths are considered newsworthy.

    We’re told by the “Quarantine Everybody” crowd: Listen to the scientists! Unfortunately, most of the “scientists” they present to us are lawyers. (How did Robert Reich, Donna Shalala and Ron Klain become medical professionals?)

    Also, the scientists disagree.

    Just as, I assume, they did in 1976, when epidemiologists warned of another 1918 Spanish flu pandemic after a few young Army recruits died of swine flu at Fort Dix in New Jersey. Eight months later, the federal government launched a mandatory swine flu vaccination program.

    About a quarter of the country was vaccinated before the program was abruptly shut down. No pandemic had materialized. The virus infected a few people, then vanished. But directly as a result of receiving the vaccine, dozens of Americans died and several hundred acquired Guillain-Barre syndrome.

    The scientists also disagreed in the 1980s, when the media and government went into overdrive to scare us all about AIDS. (1985 Life magazine cover: “NOW, NO ONE IS SAFE FROM AIDS.”)



    Surgeon General C. Everett Koop — as revered by the media then as Anthony Fauci is today — lied about the disease, insisting that “[h]eterosexual persons are increasingly at risk.”

    Speaking of which, here’s liberal sex symbol Fauci on AIDS back in 1983, when he was with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, but not yet its director: “As the months go by, we see more and more groups. AIDS is creeping out of well-defined epidemiological confines.” (It didn’t.)

    In 1987, Fauci warned that French kissing might transmit the AIDS virus, saying, “Health officials have to presume that it is possible to transmit the virus by exchange of saliva in deep kissing. That presumption is made to be extra safe.”

    By 1992, after a decade-long epidemic with more than a million infections, the Centers for Disease Control could find only 2,391 cases of AIDS transmission by white heterosexuals — and that included hemophiliacs and blood transfusion patients. (“White” because AIDS cases among Haitian and African immigrants had a variety of causes.)

    But teenagers and sorority girls had to spend years being frightened of kissing lest they catch the AIDS virus, just as today they’re afraid of leaving their homes to avoid a virus that, in Italy, has killed no one under 30 years old and precious few under 50.

    We have to be “extra safe.”

    Both the No French Kissing rule and Quarantine Everybody rule are perfectly rational positions for an epidemiologist to take. That’s why we need to listen to people other than epidemiologists.

    How about the doctors who keep pointing out that the coronavirus is mainly a problem for people over 70 and those with specific health problems? (See here, here, and here.)

    The president should listen to experts in other fields, too. A country is more than an economy, but it’s also more than a virus.

    If we listened only to emergency room doctors, we might come away convinced that we have to completely ban cars, alcohol and gummy bears. (Don’t ask.) While taking a torts class in law school, I was afraid to sit under a chandelier, order a flaming dessert or stand at a train stop.

    Playwright Arthur Miller once told a story about a geologist who remarked that life was possible even in the vast American desert. All you needed was water, he said, and the largest reservoir on the globe was located right under the Rockies.

    But how would he get it?

    Simple — drop a couple of atomic bombs.

    But what about the fallout?

    “Oh,” said the geologist, “that’s not my field.”

    Today, the epidemiologists are prepared to nuke the entire American economy to kill a virus.

    What about the jobs, the suicides, the heart attacks, the lost careers, the destruction of America’s wealth?

    Oh, that’s not my field.
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    Chinese virus is the correct way to refer to it,thank you,God Bless
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    Maybe we should take a look at the way Japan does things. Less touching. More considerations when you are sick in general by wearing masks. Cleanliness. But homogeneous societies are different. They tend to work together because they are more similar and have the same goals and culture
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    Quote Originally Posted by michael777 View Post
    Chinese virus is the correct way to refer to it,thank you,God Bless

    Maybe that is what they should all be called

    Chinese Virus #1
    Chinese Virus #2
    Chinese Virus #3

    And so on
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    Who do we blame for this?

    https://twitter.com/andrewkimmel/status/1243499303705944064?s=20
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    Quote Originally Posted by cgarn View Post
    Who do we blame for this?

    [FONT="]https://twitter.com/andrewkimmel/status/1243499303705944064?s=20[/FONT]
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    Ok let's blame the parents. Happy I live in Canada where there is zero chance this happens.
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    Canada sucks.......well except duck hunting in Saskatchewan
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Falls View Post
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    yikes, this confimed? i thought people couldnt be denied emergency care? ....kinda ironic that a few here were mocking the italian healthcare system. Now their looking to buy their own ventilators

    cant make this shit up

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    They don’t deny at the ER my wife works at
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    Quote Originally Posted by StevieRay View Post
    They don’t deny at the ER my wife works at
    Mine too. I guess that is why Canada Sucks.
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    I am getting tired of the libtards rooting for the stock market to crash and for the corona cases to increase. Fucking homos and you know who you are. Every last one of you deserve an ass beating for rooting against the good ole US of A.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kenny B View Post
    I am getting tired of the libtards rooting for the stock market to crash and for the corona cases to increase. Fucking homos and you know who you are. Every last one of you deserve an ass beating for rooting against the good ole US of A.
    most are still getting fed the lies from the networks their watching... pretty much don't have anything positive to add at all.. just like the MM
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kenny B View Post
    I am getting tired of the libtards rooting for the stock market to crash and for the corona cases to increase. Fucking homos and you know who you are. Every last one of you deserve an ass beating for rooting against the good ole US of A.

    You should start with the Orange Benedict Arnold who called it a Hoax for 2 months and mocked his own staff who tried to warn him it was a Pandemic.
    A press that is free to investigate and criticize the government is absolutely essential in a nation that practices self-government -- Thomas Jefferson
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    Quote Originally Posted by mango View Post
    You should start with the Orange Benedict Arnold who called it a Hoax for 2 months and mocked his own staff who tried to warn him it was a Pandemic.
    #orangevirus
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    Quote Originally Posted by cgarn View Post
    #orangevirus


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    Like I said. The faggots who need an ass beating.
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    Someone needs a timeout and a diaper change.
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