Medicine, politics are a deadly mix
As the United States enters another fall with alarming covid infection rates, it’s time to state the obvious. Medicine and politics should not be intertwined.
The politicization of vaccination is literally killing Americans.
There is a strong correlation between a state’s 2020 vote margin and its vaccination rates, with more-Republican leaning states seeing lower rates of vaccination than Democratic leaning states. This is tragic! What we now have is a pandemic of the unvaccinated.
While COVID-19 can spread even among vaccinated people, it is less likely to infect them and less likely to lead to the need for hospitalization. The vast majority of people who are now suffering from COVID-19 are unvaccinated. They are straining medical resources and needlessly endangering those who cannot be vaccinated at this time.
Let’s be very clear about vaccinations. Vaccinations save lives. Vaccinations have eliminated polio and smallpox as threats in our society. It makes good sense to follow sound medical advice.
Unless we reach herd immunity, we will not return to normal lives.
Biden demonstrates he’s a major failure
Biden has been a failure in every way. On Day One he cancels the XL pipeline, for environmental reasons, yet he signs off on Russia’s Nordstream 2 pipeline. Canceling the XL pipeline had nothing to do with the environment. It had everything to do with the environmentalists. They’re big Democrat donors.
Now he’s begging OPEC to pump more oil. Trump left us energy independent.
The economy is rebounding fine. We don’t need the stimulus Biden keeps approving. He’s driving inflation to levels not seen in years. There are still 8 million Americans out of work, and he’s opened the southern border and 250,000 undocumented immigrants are being encountered at the border every month; nearly 20% are covid positive. He won’t tell the governors or mayors of the states he’s dumping them. He’s made a mess of the southern border.
Afghanistan is a perfect example of Biden’s horrendous record on foreign policy. Former Secretary of Defense Gates has said Biden has been wrong on every foreign policy issue in the last 50 years. He’s right!
Boy, I miss President Trump.
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