Tag: Covid-19

Not Everyone Happy With Dems on Stimulus Check 3.0

This post, published by The Lone Cactus, pretty much nails its topic right on the head.

The refrain of the song, “Won’t Be Fooled Again” by The Who keeps running through my head!

But, I guess not enough American’s today are capable of learning from the past. Yes, the NEA did do its job well.

The Lone Cactus

I can really understand why. I’ve written about this before, but apparently, the Democrat National Committee, on their official Twitter site, posted the following:

That has a lot of Democrats upset because as Joe Biden pointed out, he was going to send $2,000 checks “immediately” once Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff got elected to the US Senate from Georgia. In fact, this was one of their online ads:

As you can plainly see, there is no mention of this being a $1,400 check! I am seeing $2,000, how about you?

Well, as you can imagine, it’s drawn a lot of ire from the Democrat voters. Here is a smattering of what they had to say:

Gaslighting the very people who trusted & voted for you.

Amazing that your side easily sails under this extremely low bar every time.

$600 “down payment” huh? weird that no one called it that –…

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See No Evil!

And yes, that includes CNN, MSNBC, and sadly, many on Fox News as well!

Here are a few more thoughts on the 2020 election!

Data is now coming in that is proving criminal fraud in the 2020 Presidential election! Much of this data is simple math and does not require video surveillance, an eye-witness account, or a smoking gun.

Perhaps that is why the Arizona Supreme Court has consented to hear Trump’s case, and why Texas has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to rule four battleground state elections unconstitutional. Evidence is becoming so blatant it can no longer plausibly be ignored.

According to one analyst, there were 16 dumps of exactly 4800 sets of digital (not actual) “votes” for Biden in the early morning hours in one state and 44 dumps of exactly 6000 digital (not actual) “votes” in another state. Tell me … what are the statistical odds of that actually happening?

In sample after sample, Biden’s victory just doesn’t add up. I wonder why that is … ?

It is because decisive, targeted, and non-ubiquitous election fraud occurred on November 3, 2020!

This fraud was not actually “wide-spread” in the way we understand the term. It was very targeted, with only six locations being used. However, if these six locations were flipped, it would flip these “swing states” and their electoral college votes.

The reason they got caught is that Trump was on his way to an easy win. Do you remember what the election counts were when you went to bed? Trump was way, way ahead. This forced the cheaters at these six locations to go full-on criminal by intimidating observers, taping newspapers over windows, reporting a leaking toilet as a “water main break,” and shutting down counting and then immediately restarting once Republican observers had departed. However, the sheer number of votes needed also broke the algorithm because they needed too many “fraudulent” votes to ensure Biden won, and it became obvious to anyone willing to look. If the numbers had been much closer when we went to bed, they probably would have gotten away with it. And sadly, because of the swamp, they still might. That would be bad.

And this is why the left isn’t calling for transparency, audits, or open communication to build confidence in the electorate. It is exactly why they are obfuscating, playing legal games, defying court orders, and howling in the press that it is all over.

Ask your self, is this the behavior of a group that won an election fair and square?

Looking for proof? Look right here!

It is unbelievable, yes! But it is also all documented, cited, and sourced. Of course, it won’t matter if you’ve already OD’d on the Kool-Aid.


And while I am at it, here are my thoughts on mask mandates …

From a recent messenger chat with a friend. The friend’s name has been omitted out of respect for his privacy and the chat message slightly edited for clarity …

#####, my comment was somewhat “tongue in cheek” and was in no way directed at you or anyone else who uses caution and common sense in avoiding contracting or spreading disease. I wear a mask when it is appropriate. But I don’t see anyone in this group blindly following the commands of little dictator wannabes!

I have seen too many examples of dictatorial nonsense and imperial edicts enacted on Americans by Democrat elitists with little thought or basis in science or fact to have much patience for more of the same. They are simply using coronavirus as a justification. Even this massive mail-in voting push and the chaos it has caused was justified by the media perpetuated COVID panic. This was not a coincidence. This is being used as a vehicle for all kinds of agenda-driven power grabs. This is made especially clear since these edict issuers do not follow the very rules that they demand we follow. Pelosi, Gavin, Whitmore, and Fauci are just a few examples recently in the news (if you look beyond CNN and MSLSD). More finite examples are everywhere if you only look.

For instance, you can safely board and fly on a plane with a mask on, but you can’t safely go to church wearing a mask? You can take a sailboat out on a lake in Michigan and be safe from COVID, but you’re not safe in a powerboat? A family can drive to a golf course together in a mini-van, but once there, they all have to ride in separate golf carts? Explain the science behind that to me. Or, is it just more agenda-driven erosion of our rights and working toward Hillary Clinton’s stated goal of a more “compliant citizenry.”

So, while I will not blindly submit to imperial edicts like unenforceable mask mandates issued by the US’s agenda-driven domestic enemies, I will wear a mask when appropriate to protect those I care about. But it will be my decision as a free American to do so. That is how it must be because once you give up your freedom, it is typically a bloody mess (civil war or revolution) to get it back. I believe this is how most Americans should feel, and I suspect how you feel.

Well, maybe except Biden, who I assume probably wore his mask while sitting alone in his basement.


So, I am done with political rantings … at least for a while. I am not particularly sorry if this offends anyone. Our country’s welfare and the integrity of our election system and system of government are at stake here!

Mainer v. Pritzker: Let Liberty Ring!

Finally, a judge who understands the U.S. Constitution, the Law, and Common Sense and how they work together.

I do not have the words to describe what I felt reading this excerpt from Judge McHaney’s ruling. Hopefully, someday our courts will all have live media access, and we could hear this decision in the judge’s own voice complete with any accompanying emphasis and emotions. For now, we will have to accept the transcript of Judge McHaney’s ruling yesterday against Governor Pritzker.

Here is the meat of his decision, Page 75, beginning at line 17.

“Since the inception of this insanity, the following regulations, rules or consequences have occurred:”

  • I won’t get COVID if I get an abortion, but I will get COVID if I get a colonoscopy.
  • Selling pot is essential, but selling goods and services at a family-owned business is not.
  • Pot wasn’t even legal, and pot dispensaries didn’t even exist in this state until five months ago, and, in those five months, they have become essential. Still, a family-owned business in existence for five generations is not.
  • A family of six can pile in their car and drive to Carlyle Lake without contracting COVID but, if they all get in the same boat, they will.
  • We are told that kids rarely contract the virus, and sunlight kills it, but summer youth programs, sports programs are canceled.
  • Four people can drive to the golf course and not get COVID but, if they play in a foursome, they will.
  • If I go to Walmart, I won’t get COVID but, if I go to church, I will.
  • Murderers are released from custody, while small business owners are threatened with arrest if they have the audacity to attempt to feed their families.

These are just a few of the examples of rules, regulations, and consequences that are arbitrary, capricious, and completely devoid of anything even remotely approaching common sense. State’s attorneys in this state, county sheriffs, mayors, city councils and county boards have openly and publicly defied these orders followed by threats to withhold funding and revocation of necessary licenses and certifications unless you obey.

“Our economy is shut down because of a flu virus with a 98 percent-plus survival rate. Doctors and experts say different things weekly. The defendant cites models in his opposition. The only thing experts will agree on is that all models are wrong and some are useful. The Centers for Disease Control now says the virus is not easily spread on surfaces.”

“The defendant in this case orders you to stay home and pronounces that, if you leave the state, you are putting people in danger, but his family members traveled to Florida and Wisconsin because he deems such travel essential. One initial rationale why the rules don’t apply to him is that his family farm had animals that needed fed. Try selling that argument to farmers who have had to slaughter their herds because of disruption in the supply chain.”

“When laws do not apply to those who make them, people are not being governed, they are being ruled. Make no mistake, these executive orders are not laws. They are royal decrees. Illinois citizens are not being governed, they are being ruled. The last time I checked Illinois citizens are also Americans and Americans don’t get ruled. The last time a monarch tried to rule Americans, a shot was fired that was heard around the world. That day led to the birth of a nation consensually governed based upon a document which ensures that on this day in this, any American courtroom tyrannical despotism will always lose and liberty, freedom and the constitution will always win.”

A copy of the transcript can be downloaded at this link .

A Thought for Easter Sunday

Thoughts in Solitude

“My Lord God, I have no idea where I am going, I do not see the road ahead of me. I cannot know for certain where it will end. Nor do I really know myself, and the fact that I think I am following your will does not mean that I am actually doing so. But I believe that the desire to please you does in fact please you. And I hope I have that desire in all that I am doing. I hope I will never do anything apart from that desire. And I know that if I do this you will lead my by the right road, though I may know nothing about it. I will not fear, for you are ever with me, and you will never leave me to face my perils alone.”

Thomas Merton

Thomas Merton, a Trappist Monk of the Abbey of Gethsemane, KY.  Merton was a prolific poet and writer on spiritual social themes. He lived from 1915 until 1968.

Just a little something to think about …

Suppose you were one of Christ’s twelve disciples, and having just seen him brutally flogged and crucified, you fled, frightened for your life, and hid from certain death. What would cause you to suddenly change … to step out and publicly proclaim his resurrection and preach his Gospel, knowing full well it would inevitably lead to your own gruesome death?

Would you do it for money, fame, or some other earthly reward? How much treasure would it take to get you to do that, knowing you’d never live to spend it?

Yet, these twelve disciples did precisely that, without payment, and knowing it would undoubtedly lead to their own deaths. What would make a man find the courage to do what they did? It must have been faith. An unshakeable faith created between the time of Christ’s crucifixion and their individual decisions to spread the good news. What could have happened in that short time?

I am not a Bible-thumper or any kind of an evangelist, and I have long felt dissatisfied with what organized religion has become. However, I was raised as a Christian, and over the years, I have developed my own firm personal belief in God.

I have asked myself these questions many times over the years, typically around Easter. And I can only come up with one answer.

It would take a miracle …

What about you?

I wish everyone a Happy and Blessed Easter. And, I know we will all get through these troubling times together.

The Belgium Connection!

Adirondack Bear Tales has gone international!

Adirondack Bear Tales has gotten some great reviews from several folks I respect, including Joy Neal Kidney, the author of Leora’s Letters. However, it seems that Adirondack Bear Tales has also now gone international, getting a great review from Denzil Walton, a full-time freelance writer living in Belgium.

Discovering Belgium is Denzil’s personal blog, which focuses on exploring the many wonders of Belgium, offering suggestions for days out, hikes, cycle rides, nature reserves, castles, museums, city trips, and much more.

A few excerpts from the review …

The stories are all short, and there are only eleven, so the entire book can be read in 30 minutes or so. But they are all delightful, easy to read and captivating. Quality rather than quantity!

A 12-year girl comes face to face with a bear during a night-time bathroom break! … The hilarious account of Grandma locking Grandpa out of the car while Grandpa tussles with a bear for ownership of a bag of garbage. The stubbornness of an Uncle who refuses to let the local bear destroy the bird feeder and steal the seeds … a handful of other stories illustrating the close relationship between the people and the bears of the Adirondacks.

The book is well-written … frequently involve the author’s grandparents … ideal for grandparents to read as bedtime stories to their young grandchildren … in my case, as someone living in a country where wild bears disappeared centuries ago, as an insight into a completely different world where a black bear might appear in your garden or even your kitchen!

You can read the entire review by clicking here!

And thank you, Denzil, for the amazing review. It is much appreciated.

Click here to check out some of my book reviews. You might find a few you want to read to help pass the time during the Covid-19 stay-at-home period.

A Little Coronavirus Truth

Be careful reading this if you are easily offended.

Hey people!

This is a time for all Americans to come together. It is time to put aside petty politics and work together to get our country and its citizens through this Coronavirus crisis! You can go back to hating each other once this is over.

Anyway, that enough of that. I just had to get this off my chest. I do try to keep my personal politics out of my blog posts. But this should not be a political issue. Let’s stop making it one!

And I just decided I am not concerned if this post offends anyone. I think that if this post does offend you, you should ask yourself a solemn question. Why?

Also, I have a solution if you are still having trouble finding toilet paper. This is simple enough, anyone should be able to do it!

National Day of Prayer

The President announced this day of prayer on Friday shortly after declaring the United States was in a state of emergency over the fast-spreading virus.

In our times of greatest need, Americans have always turned to prayer to help guide us through trials and periods of uncertainty. As we continue to face the unique challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic, millions of Americans are unable to gather in their churches, temples, synagogues, mosques, and other houses of worship. But in this time we must not cease asking God for added wisdom, comfort, and strength, and we must especially pray for those who have suffered harm or who have lost loved ones. I ask you to join me in a day of prayer for all people who have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic and to pray for God’s healing hand to be placed on the people of our Nation.

President Donald J Trump

I would just like to add that …

I do hope the media and some of our smaller-minded politicians (wherever they fall on the political spectrum) can put aside politics, the hate, and the hyper-partisan bickering and come together to work toward resolving this national crisis. I believe far too many are doing much more harm than good!

And for Pete Sakes, enough with the toilet paper hoarding!