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  • Covid conservation i just had at work

    10/21/2020 6:32:13 AM PDT · 4 of 36
    glennaro to Red Badger

    Curious as to whether any of the 59 were re-tested to eliminate “false positives” (George Carlin would have fun with that term!)

  • Why Is Wokeness Winning? The astonishing and continuing success of left illiberalism

    10/21/2020 6:30:05 AM PDT · 23 of 27
    glennaro to karpov

    Most humans need a “purpose” larger than themselves ... especially when they’re bored from being locked away or restricted from normal social interaction by their local tyrant (governor; mayor; unelected bureaucrat) or when they’re frightened (again the result of the deliberate actions of politicians and, of course, “The Experts”). And since many have turned away from religion, “saving the planet” and “stopping systemic racism” become their “special purpose” in life (or in Toobin’s case his “special purpose” takes on a whole new meaning ... like Steve Martin’s in “The Jerk”)

  • Rand Paul shares study that shows Masks don't work

    10/21/2020 6:14:39 AM PDT · 24 of 26
    glennaro to Freedom_Is_Not_Free
    Medical masks do work per the study

    But, as you allude to, only if the "medical mask" (or any mask for that matter) is:

    -- Step 1- Properly Selected
    The mask must be constructed of the specified material for something as infinitessimally small as is a virus, and it must be specifically designed for the wearer (e.g., adult; child, etc.)

    -- Step 2- Property Fit Tested and Applied
    The mask must be applied to the face such that it is sealed -- sealed -- around its entire perimeter in contact with the skin (i.e., there can be no facial hair or even stubble otherwise an effective and totally necessary seal cannot be achieved)

    -- Step 3- Properly Worn
    To maintain an intact seal completely around the perimeter any time the mask is moved or even touched (e.g., when it is lifted away from the face to scratch your nose or, as I have seen on several occasions, when it is lifted away from the face to avoid coughing or sneezing into it then reattaching it with the goop collected in it) Step 2 must be repeated in its entirety to re-establish the seal

    -- Step 4- Properly Maintained
    After each wearing or immediately after the mask is sneezed or coughed into it must be removed and, if designed as such, cleaned thoroughly with an antiseptic solution before it may be worn again. If this is not or cannot be done, the mask must be replaced.

    So, while it's true that cloth masks are no more effective against virus transmission (to or from the wearer) than is a handkerchief, the wearing of other types of masks including "medical masks" must follow the foregoing PPE protocol lest their effectiveness be compromised or, as in the case of attempting to control a virus, rendered completely ineffective; that is, no more effective against transmission of a virus (to or from the wearer as, when those "droplets" everyone likes to reference to support their position of ubiquitous muzzle-wearing), than not wearing a mask at all.

  • President Trump, skip the last debate

    10/20/2020 1:47:22 PM PDT · 37 of 47
    glennaro to Starman417

    Every time he refers to Biden during the debate Trump should refer to him the third person: The Head of the Biden Crime Family ...

  • California Just Declared War On Thanksgiving, Imposes INSANE Orwellian Restrictions On Families

    10/20/2020 1:04:42 PM PDT · 30 of 55
    glennaro to Jonny7797
    No! This is not fake news. You can read the four-page diktat (there's a lot more to it than what is presented in this thread) in its entirety at:
    https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/CDPH-Guidance-for-the-Prevention-of-COVID-19-Transmission-for-Gatherings-10-09.aspx

    (You'll have to paste the link ... the html code isn't working for it)

  • California Just Declared War On Thanksgiving, Imposes INSANE Orwellian Restrictions On Families

    10/20/2020 12:55:59 PM PDT · 26 of 55
    glennaro to Kevin in California
    As do all tyrants, Newsom won't stop hurting people, harming the economy and damaging our society -- things I truly think he actually enjoys doing -- until he's stopped ... until people rise up in a mass repudiation of his actions. Unfortunately, many in California think he's doing a fine job. Perhaps that will change when the Covid Cooties virus is approved ... but ...

    Just this morning, Newsom announced in his gravelly voice that although a vaccine approved by the FDA may be available in November, it will be January next year before it will be available in California because Newsom's panel of "Experts" will have to approve it before it's distributed in the state although much of America will have it available shortly after FDA approval. That means many still-scared-out-of-their-minds people in California really want the vaccine as soon as it's available; but it's quite clear Newsom doesn't care about the fear, the aggravation, and the harm to public health his deliberate actions will continue to cause. Maybe this will get the "men" and women of California to at long last rise up against the boy.

  • Biggest carbon dioxide drop: Real-time data show COVID-19's massive impact on global emissions

    10/20/2020 12:16:48 PM PDT · 59 of 60
    glennaro to Salman
    Don't you see? Lockdowns and massive restrictions on liberty are GOOD!

    Just setting the stage for the next "pandemic" that will affect the Earth: Climate Change (or Global Warming or Global Cooling ... whatever the hell today's descriptor of choice is)

  • Should we plan for regular 'circuit-breaker' coronavirus lockdowns?

    10/20/2020 7:53:29 AM PDT · 14 of 16
    glennaro to livius
    These "fools with unlimited power" truly believe if they lock down their states the Covid Cooties will simply give up and go away! Viruses don't "work" that way ... they just wait until things open up again then get back to running their course of infection ... and we have the dreaded "spike".

    It's difficult to imagine anything more inane than this practice of lockdowns ... but a lot of still-frightened-out-of-their-minds American women and American scared little b!tches (formerly known as American "men") think it's a great thing to do.

  • California Just Declared War On Thanksgiving With Kafka-Level Regulations

    10/20/2020 7:08:26 AM PDT · 25 of 46
    glennaro to ChicagoConservative27
    It's clear from what he has done over the past seven months that Newsom not enjoys his self-proclaimed omnipotence, he relishes hurting people ... I mean, really causing people mental and physical anguish. There's a name for an ultra-tyrant type Newsom has devolved into.

    As for me, I haven't followed any of his diktats and have ignored every single one of his mandates since March ... so why start now?

  • Thai protest leaders play cat and mouse with police as thousands rally

    10/19/2020 6:23:27 AM PDT · 3 of 10
    glennaro to RitchieAprile

    Imagine California ...

  • 'Log off! Log off!' teacher orders students when sexual assault livestreamed during first grader's remote learning class

    10/19/2020 6:14:21 AM PDT · 6 of 22
    glennaro to KC_Conspirator

    Not to worry. For “public health reasons” the child molester will be released on his “own recognizance” and on his “promise to appear” because, you know, Lightfoot has a “duty to society” to protect felons from the Covid Cooties.

  • Ohio State prof says Clarence Thomas not ‘authentically Black’

    10/19/2020 6:10:40 AM PDT · 11 of 55
    glennaro to rktman
    my damn kids

    Reveals about all you need to know about the character of this angry, ungrateful "oppressed" girl.

  • As the Coronavirus Surges, a New Culprit Emerges: Pandemic Fatigue.

    10/18/2020 4:15:07 PM PDT · 49 of 63
    glennaro to karpov
    It isn't a "surge" ... it's not a "new spike". You see, when you lock people away and restrict their normal human interactions the virus will -- temporarily -- not be able to infect as many people in a given timeframe. Then, when things are relaxed a little (through the gracious benificence of the imperial governors), the virus picks up where it left off.

    It's really quite simple, you see. THE VIRUS DOES NOT GIVE UP AND GO AWAY DURING THE TIME PEOPLE ARE LOCKED AWAY OR RESTRICTED IN THEIR HUMAN INTERACTIONS. It just "waits" for us to come back together in some semblence of normality before -- in the absence of an effective vaccine -- it runs its normal course again. This is what viruses do.

  • Ok all what was the last book you read/listened too?

    10/18/2020 12:14:20 PM PDT · 70 of 156
    glennaro to US Navy Vet

    In an attempt to maintain what remains of my sanity, I’m working my way through the Joe Pickett (Wyoming game warden) series of novels by CJ Box. BTW- They are excellent!

  • California's Energy Dreamin'(No Gas gavin)

    10/18/2020 11:00:41 AM PDT · 8 of 9
    glennaro to Mark

    Newsom really truly believes his deliberate actions during the Covid Cootie debacle and his unwaiving support of the tenets of the secular religion of environmentalism will put him in a position to win the Democrat/Left/Communist Party’s nomination for president in 2024.

  • Top US Cities Americans Are Leaving (every one a democratic-socialist paradise)

    10/18/2020 10:58:00 AM PDT · 25 of 39
    glennaro to rktman

    I refer to it as a “Progressive” disease; the disease caused by “Progressivism” ... as in cancer is a progressive disease.

  • WOW! Crooked Joe Biden to Go into Hiding Starting Monday Until Debate on Thursday Night — in the Final Week Before Election!

    10/18/2020 9:35:08 AM PDT · 43 of 72
    glennaro to ealgeone

    You can be sure Trump would bring it up and for that reason alone I would be very surprised — though pleasantly so — that Biden will go one-on-one with Trump this week.

  • David Brooks: I’m Concerned about How a Lot of Trump Supporters Will React if He Loses

    10/17/2020 1:38:11 PM PDT · 53 of 108
    glennaro to politicket

    Dittos to your comment...

  • Trapped in Fear

    10/17/2020 1:36:02 PM PDT · 56 of 62
    glennaro to CheshireTheCat
    Today's the annual fall/Halloween festival out here in northern California and despite the fear, I've lived here for 20 years and have never before seen so many cars, adults and kids in costumes and DAMNED FEW masks (other than the halloween type at our nice little park out here .... and despite the crowd it's a beautiful warm day and everyone -- and I mean everyone -- is so happy!

    I've taken this little event for granted for many years, but today's is simply a wonderful -- if not wondrous -- sight to behold!

  • Trapped in Fear

    10/17/2020 10:27:53 AM PDT · 38 of 62
    glennaro to CheshireTheCat
    The only indication of success I'm aware of is that when I've spoken with people about this I say something like:

    "Just give me a minute to say something. My intent isn't to convince you to be unafraid of the virus; that you're worried or afraid of catching it is your business and it's your burden to carry. I'm only asking that you consider for just a moment what you already know: That fear and worry of anything over a long time can make you feel really bad; that fear and woryy alone can wear you down both mentally and physically. Just think what it was like just a few months ago when you weren't so worried all the time. Think about what it felt like and what it can be like to feel really good again ... not so worried or afraid ... just remember what that felt like and work on it. You don't have to be afraid unless you want to. You don't need to fear catching a "bug" that could make you feel bad for a few days but even if it does you'll get better, just as you've gone through many times. Just allow yourself to stop thinking about the damn virus for a few minutes, to let go of your fear and worry and start living again. Living in fear is no way to live a wonderful life in America. I really mean that."

    Sounds hokey, I know ... but I've seen people's expression change even if only for a moment -- even people I've just met and started talking to. I figure I've at least given them something to think about ... an alternative to fear. And if they think I'm nuts ... well, I guess they can continue to burden themselves until they don't.