Business as usual – for gun-haters

Over at Bearing Arms, the attempts by “Everytown” (the anti-defense group set up as shills for Bloomberg) to justify closing of gun shops as “non-essential” by New York, Los Angeles, and other localities are demolished. Good job, Cam.

But it reminds us that panic or not, pandemic or not, trashing the economy or not, the usual haters of guns (and all liberty) are still hard at work trying to steal our liberties away. The hoplophobes and hoploclasts haven’t been laid off.

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Is the novel coronavirus pandemic the end of environmentalism?

The Beer Flu panic has triggered massive changes in American (and world) society. These changes may or may not continue once the danger (and fear and panic) subsides. We have yet to see.

One of the critical areas is the environment. We have been told for two decades now that the world is coming to an end due to manmade global warming. That we are destroying the oceans. The rainforests. And more, if we do not change our practices massively.

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Business as usual – for abortionists

The BBC reports that the Department of Health in England (one of the countries in the United Kingdom) will let women abort their children at home, after a telemedicine conference with a doctor. It is clear that the dangers associated with COVID-19 – and the associated panic – cannot be allowed to interfere with the serious business of killing children in the womb.

Although the DOH (and therefore the UK’s much-despised National Health Service) have many more important matters to deal with, their doctors must take time from more critical activities to review and approve the use of RU-46 or whatever pills are used, and then distract medical personnel from more urgent work to deliver the pills to the mother-soon-not-to-be. Apparently, there was some waffling back and forth.

This reminds us of Nancy Pelosi’s attempt to get restrictions on federal money being spent for abortions removed. It was part of her “essential” amendments to the 2.2-trillion dollar spending spree last week. Will she try again? No doubt.

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Just a reminder – power corrupts

NOTE: This was supposed to be a commentary that didn’t deal directly with the Beer Flu Panic (COVID-19 Pandemic). But it seems to be impossible to avoid it.

Power corrupts. And the more power, the more corruption. A process we are seeing literally DAILY in DC, in virtually EVERY state capitol, and in most counties and municipalities – even the smallest – here in the Fifty States.

The process is worse overseas. Starting with China, which has exceeded its past actions at least back to the Great Cultural Revolution, to India, to Hungary, to Germany and Italy and Canada. Power is being snatched at an incredible rate – faster indeed than the novel coronavirus is spreading!

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Guam endangered by COVID-19 – but not in the usual way

According to Johns Hopkins, Guam (as of 1 April 2020) has 77 cases of Beer Flu and 2 deaths. But that is about to change.

The USS Theodore Roosevelt, with more than 4,000 sailors, has at least 300 corona-ill on-board, and apparently the US Navy plans to evacuate nearly ALL of those to sites on Guam. The Roosevelt is currently floating in one of Guam’s harbors.

Once can scarcely believe the incredible stupidity and forgetfulness of the Navy brass-hats. Their stupidity no doubt exceeds that of George Bush – their forgetfulness worse than that of Joe Biden (at least for now).

Congress must act now to save the 168,000 people who live on Guam, for surely they will die. Congress realizes this – after all, Representative Hank Johnson of Georgia pointed out that frightful event way back in 2010, when the Pentagon brass sent 8,000 Marines there. Although that did NOT tip over and capsize the island, adding another 50% surely will. And everyone not able to make it to a boat or a plane in those few crucial moments as the island turns turtle will die.

Of course, maybe the House Speaker wants to add another 172,000 deaths to Trump’s credit.

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Business as usual – for some thugs

The Seattle Police Department has some serious problems: although Washington State has fallen out of the headlines for COVID-19 illness and death, it is still a major problem. As with any large city, the crimes continue, and the homeless problem takes on new facets. 9-1-1 operators (as in many places) are overwhelmed, and lives are on the line. You’d think that Seattle Police have more to do that is IMPORTANT than investigating name-calling.

According to Breitbart, that’s not the case. The Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best, working with mainstream media (KING Channel 5), has just released an urgent “COVID-19 Response Update #19” which tells views to call 9-1-1 over “racist name-calling.”

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The hammer comes down in New York City

“Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” (Lord Acton’s dictim) This has proven true time and time again, and once more we are seeing that in the “Land of the (Once) Free” (TM) and the “Home of the (No-longer) Brave.”

Specifically, in New York City, and in New York State. Kaylee McGhee, in a column in the Washington Examiner, reports on very strong evidence of the mad, totalitarian and tyrannical behavior of Mayor de Blasio. Actions and words apparently fully supported by the bitter hatred and guilt-ridden Governor Cuomo.

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