Covid not an excuse to ignore problems
What began as a two-week hiatus has plunged into an endless quarantine with politicians and preachers alike lauding the merits of social distancing and face masks.
Celebrities can be heard on the radio touting how they became loyal homebodies while common folk spent the summer becoming expert gardeners.
The economy largely went idle, as have so many people who no longer have work to which they can return. But what first seemed sound judgment, not to gain the world only to lose one’s soul (Mark 8:36), has revealed invisible enemies other than the coronavirus.
Society has become complacent in every type of human suffering except infectious disease, a topic of which many presume expertise to the detriment of their previous livelihoods.
Cardinal Sarah has speculated that this fear-driven preoccupation shows signs of being demonic in nature, and this aligns with Pope Francis’ encouragement to prioritize our lives.
President Trump has been ridiculed for not quarantining. But just because we stop working doesn’t mean all other problems cease to exist.
Recognizing a right to work is a matter of respect for oneself and one’s constituents. Families and welfare programs are strengthened when unemployment is low. People are at their best when free to pursue their dreams.
The foregoing of any measured response to meet the multi-variable needs of society implies the forfeiting of one’s soul to gain the world.
Trump’s disregard of rules must end
Here we all are, post-election 2020 and thank you God, Trump has been voted out.
However, he continues to lie, (not shocking) throwing out all kinds of weird conspiracy theories that many of his followers blindly believe.
No evidence has been revealed by his personal “expert” attorney, Rudy Giuliani. Rudy was once so highly regarded, especially in 2001. He’s gone off the rails and is not the same person. Sad to see, he needs to stop his craziness.
Any ideas why courts have thrown his petitions out? There is NO evidence of any fraud or interference. This was the most secure election in many, many years as stated by the head of HHS Security, Charles Krebs before Trump fired him. Krebs was appointed by Trump.
Trump is never going to concede; we all know that. But inviting state legislators of Michigan to the White House pre-certification of votes in the hopes of overturning electors seems like we are in a foreign country.
Trump should be held to account for this stunt. It’s beyond anything we have ever seen in our country.
The forefathers who wrote the Constitution must be turning in their graves at Trump’s outright disregard of our nation’s rules of democracy. He’s overstepped boundaries again and again and Republicans don’t stop him.
But this, on top of a pandemic that he has all but ignored, causing deaths of 260,000-plus, has to be stopped. NOW.
Not quite ready to unite under Biden
“Time to put unity over political party” was Ottavio LoPiccolo’s laughable letter to the Gazette on Nov. 21.
For more than four years, the left and media attacked, lied about and disparaged President Trump. Now that Biden appears headed to lord over us (much like Cuomo), they want calm, conformity and capitulation.
Hypocritical elitist Democrats are unbelievably ignorant to be demanding 71 million Americans come together with people bent on destroying this country. Hating America, rewriting history, eliminating our culture and borders, destroying our Constitution and turning us into a socialist/communist society will never garner our support.
It will certainly never be a unifying platform. Maybe Mr. LoPiccolo should take a long hard look at how he and other Democrats have acted for the past four years and what they plan to do to America in the future before demanding we unify under Biden.
He and millions of others that voted legally to reward Democrats for their attempted coup, riots, crimes and criminal behavior will reap what they sow.
They put party first (they always have). We put America first and we will never agree with them no matter how much the MSM tells the world we’re united.
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