There is a very perplexing hypocrisy operating here. This is not a matter of being a conspiracy theorist, it is a simple assessment that anyone with common sense would ask.
We hear the word “infected” being used incessantly. Why can’t we just say people are getting sick? After all, people get sick with the flu every year, and it kills far more than what we have seen to date with COVID-19. Do we say that people are being “infected” with the flu? We get reports, numbers, on new COVID-19 cases, but how many cases have been dropped? In other words, how many of those who contracted the Wuhan coronavirus are cleared? What happened with Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson?
It would also be better to assess this virus in America, and not in comparison with unlike countries. America is not Italy. In Italy, where I was once stationed in the Army, they do not have senior living communities, as we do. Their seniors reside at home in an extended familial society, so their seniors are more exposed, and therefore, susceptible to this virus. Then again, our seniors are more susceptible to the common flu/influenza anyways.
Yes, I know, I am running the risk of being condemned as a heretic. Well, I will gladly challenge the premise that the world is flat. I think we all need to stop and take measure about what is happening in our America, and the hypocrisy it presents.
For some unexplained reason, we have launched into a manic hysteria when an objective analysis would ask, why? Yes, we are paralyzed by a fear, which I must ask — is it real, or is it manufactured? When one carefully assesses previous pandemics, it would appear the latter. Of course, we must be vigilant, and take precautions, but this has become far more than that. Yes, I want to know more about the origin of this virus…Chinese wet markets?
If someone wanted to bring down the American economy, you could not have written a better script. It appears that a nation like America, which has seen some very dark days, can be driven into a panic and paranoia.
There is another interesting hypocrisy with the Wuhan Coronavirus. In Puerto Rico and Massachusetts, the governors have determined that abortion clinics are essential, and may stay open. In Puerto Rico, the Governor there mandated that a crisis pregnancy center, you know they seek to save the lives of unborn babies, must close.
So, let me get this straight in my head, at a time when we are supposed to be so concerned with saving lives, there are those willing to take lives? So, the life of an unborn baby is non-essential according to these two Governors?
There is a real virus in America that has taken the lives of nearly 60 million in the last 47 years, just in America. It is a crisis, of the most serious nature, that the World Health Organization has never declared a pandemic, or even a genocide.
It is a crisis that here in America, has sadly taken the lives of 20 million unborn black babies. Yet, if you speak out about this crisis you are viciously attacked, assailed, denigrated, and disparaged. You could even be threatened, such as Senator Chuck Schumer levied against two sitting US Supreme Court Justices, with no consequences whatsoever.
The Wuhan Coronavirus has taken fewer than 600 lives in America, yet every week, far more unborn American babies are butchered in their mother’s womb. Yet, we insidiously refer to that as a right, when our Declaration of Independence declares our first unalienable right, endowed by our Creator God, is Life.
We have created a hysteria over saving certain lives, when we dismiss concern over saving little innocent lives. Who has made this decision?
There are many hypocrisies surrounding the Wuhan Chinese coronavirus, immediately our panicked response comes to mind. But, more important is the question of who is determining which lives are more important…and worth decimating our economy over.
I wish there were such a national response to the virus of murdering our unborn American babies.
This column was originally published at CNSNews. [When this column was originally posted, the number of deaths in the U.S. from the coronavirus was approximately 300. This has been edited to reflect that the number at the time of this posting is about 600.]
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