Daylight barking madness

Insanity, cowardice, or plain old stupidity?

The Great UnReason of 2020—a fitting name, I think, for the mass panic over COVID-19 that has been fomented by the economic and politically self-interested actors in Big Government and Big Media.

The intellects of the masses of people have been diseased by a virus of Irrationality—what a friend and colleague of mine ingeniously refers to as “COVIDIOCY” and what we may call, COVIDIOCY-20.

COVIDIOCY? Ohhhh, you can bet your ass I’m gonna be getting a lot of use out of that one from here on out.

The aggressiveness of the tumor of illogic that has corrupted people’s minds can be seen for what it is when we stop and consider that no one who is cowering in their homes (“sheltering-in-place”) has so much as remotely thought about the most fundamental of all questions:

What precisely is it that you think is going to happen to you if you do contract The Virus?

The overwhelming majority of human beings—meaning virtually all of them—that contract COVID-19 fight it for about the same amount of time that they do the seasonal flu and then…recover.

The only people for whom The Virus is potentially lethal are one and the same people—the elderly and others who are immunocompromised—for whom all viruses and infections are potentially lethal. As Dr. John Ioannidis of Stanford University has said, “even some so-called mild or common-cold type coronaviruses that have been known for decades can have case-fatality rates as high as 8% when they infect elderly people in nursing homes” (emphasis added).

More recent studies from locations throughout the country, based as they are on antibody testing, have confirmed what had always been long suspected: Tens of millions of Americans have been infected with The Virus and never even knew it (more thorough information regarding these studies can be found here, here, here, here, here, and here).

They never knew it because their symptoms were mild or they were asymptomatic (like Senator Rand Paul whose experience with The Virus, not coincidentally, receives few mentions from media carnival barkers whose economic self-interest is advanced through 24-hour fear-mongering).

Consequently, they developed immunity to The Virus. They can neither get it nor pass it to others. Thus, Senator Paul’s recent decision to now volunteer helping COVID patients in hospitals.

Of course, the higher infection rate also reveals that the real mortality rate is by several orders of magnitude lower than the numbers which the Experts cited to justify the oppressive policies that they have since imposed upon the country.

It isn’t just studies throughout America, but as well data gathered from other countries such as South Korea, Germany, Iceland, and Denmark that have determined that the real fatality rate from The Virus is anywhere between .1% and .4% — i.e., that of the seasonal flu.

Up to 50%-80% of all those who test positive for COVID-19 are without symptoms. And—get this—about 60% of everyone in their seventies who are infected with The Virus are without symptoms! More have only mild symptoms.

Moreover, the average age in most countries of those who die from The Virus is over 80 years of age, and of these, only 1% had no preexisting conditions.

So, again, the question must be asked: Those Americans who have been seized by the spirit of fear, those of you who studiously remain six feet or more from all other human beings; wear your masks faithfully whenever they dare to venture from their homes; happily embrace the wholesale violation of your Constitutional liberties, the squandering of the inheritance bequeathed to you by earlier generations of Americans who fought and died for it; welcome the swelling by the tens of millions of the ranks of the unemployed and the shattering of the American Dream of hundreds of thousands of small business owners; endorse the indefinite closing of churches and other houses of worship; and vigorously neglect to physically (meaning really) interact with your loved ones—to you who value your own Safety over and above all else, including your own liberty and the overall well-being of others, some of us ache to know:

Of what are you so afraid? What do you think is going to happen to you if you contract…The Virus?!

Emphasis throughout is the author’s own, supporting links (of which there are many) not transcribed. My copious excerpting notwithstanding, there’s still lots, lots more where that came from, not one word of which you want to miss.

Update! I mentioned insanity up top there for a reason, you know.

The man we now know as the Green River Killer, Gary Ridgeway, was sent to prison for more than 500 years. He was convicted of 49 murders of prostitutes, girls on the streets and vulnerable runaways, but he was suspected of committing 71 murders in the 1970s, ’80s and ’90s.

He would take the women and girls, have sex with them, and then strangle them, watching the light go out of their eyes as he squeezed the life out of them. Sometimes he’d use a rope and sometimes he’d use his bare hands. He’d pose their bodies and sometimes come back and have sex with the corpses. His first victims were found in the Green River, giving the monster his moniker.

He was arrested in the ’80s but let go for lack of evidence. A task force was formed to track down the serial killer and in 2001 – decades and multiple victims later – Gary Ridgeway was busted again and confessed to 71 murders.

Ridgeway was spared the death penalty because prosecutors knew it would take many millions of taxpayers dollars to give him appeals for the rest of his natural life. There was understandable outrage at the time, but prosecutors assured victims’ families and the general public that he would never ever, ever get out of prison. Never.

And then came the coronavirus and everything changed.

Read the rest, if you have a strong stomach.

5 thoughts on “Daylight barking madness

  1. If anybody wondered if an ulterior motive for this insanity was to wreck the Country, then any doubts should have been erased with that Ridgeway story. I won’t reveal what happened. Go read it. All I will say is even the idea that he could be released tells you all you need to know about the motives of those that wish America dead. They mean that literally and figuratively and actually, dead, just to give it that final emphasis.

  2. A couple links, thanks to Ace:
    New York City – remove it and ask why the rest of us are shut down –
    https://amgreatness.com/2020/04/20/america-is-paying-the-price-for-the-nyc-superspreader/#.Xp8BuL8DnKM.twitter

    What does the chinaVirus aboard ships tell us? –
    https://www.redstate.com/streiff/2020/04/17/what-the-wuhan-virus-on-the-uss-theodore-roosevelt-tells-us-about-what-we-should-do-next/

    Shutting down the country and destroying trillions in wealth was the absolute worse thing we could do. Wealth is required to fight the chinaVirus. An economic disaster is going to make the chinaVirus effect 100x worse.

    1. NC – now 58% of deaths were from Congregate living areas.
      Plus we only had 420 thus far.
      They were predicting doubling deaths every three days. That would suggest 2 Million Dead in NC by now. That was just silly. It’s easy doubling off a base of 26 deaths. That’s 8-9 per day. But if you have 100 deaths it becomes 33 deaths per day.
      At 200 it becomes 67 per day. at 450 it becomes 150 deaths per day.
      The DP ship showed us that the WuFlu was not that contagious even under ideal conditions. It also told us that deaths would be overwhelming in the 70+ range. It also overrepresented that age group statistically since old people take more cruises. Adjusted for age of population and Density of population the DP results were the simple things that should have done to realize that we would not have nearly that amount in NC.

      Which is what I was saying 7 weeks ago now.

      We will open up. We will have deaths. We will have sickness. We will get through this and slowly muddle back. Had we done resonable precationary social distancing until we got to warm weather starting 4-6 weeks ago the economic destruction would have been less pronounced and there would have been almost no more deaths than what has occurred.

      1. “…and there would have been almost no more deaths than what has occurred.”

        Not knowable, but it’s possible that over the longer time frame, say a year, we may have had less deaths without a lockdown.

        As of today, Sweden continues to do better than most of locked down Europe, and is only slightly worse than the USA.

        Of course, we may be counting deaths that are only marginally due to the chinaVirus that may make our death rate look worse than it really is.

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