Your intrepid reporter went to the grocery store this morning. The intrepid part was because I’m driving again after 10 years hiatus and a couple of abortive attempts. (Mostly my eyes. My eyes were really bad. Turns out hypothyroidism makes your eyes dry out. Who knew? Well, all your tissues, but it was really bad on the eyes.)
Shelves are about normal, only they only let you get two “packages” of eggs. Which is silly, but this close to Easter I kind of get it.
Fewer people out than I expect this close to Easter, but then it’s morning, and just our little grocery store. About half the employees wearing masks. Only one shopper, looking terrified and wearing masks.
If I hear over the store loudspeaker ONCE MORE “We’re all in this together” though, I swear to Heinlein’s memory I’m going to snap.
Okay, maybe I already snapped, since I yelled up at the loudspeakers “Attention, citizens!” in my most peeved voice. Weirdly the two people within sight first looked shocked, then grinned. Perhaps the faux Russian accent helps.
Now, can we talk? WHAT IN THE NAME OF UNHOLY FANDANGO IS GOING ON WITH THIS NATION? DOESN’T ANYONE PAY ANY ATTENTION TO ANYTHING, EVER?
Look, I know we’re all about convenience. I like convenience. In fact, for my European readers: YOU HAVE NO IDEA. Americans’ demands for comfort and convenience are part of what makes us so productive and — ignore the stupid polls that say nations dopped to the gills are happier. they use other parameters — generally happy and vital as a nation. I know, there is a stoicism in Europe, a feeling that “we can endure anything” and “those soft Americans.” But it’s not like that. All our convenience stuff, like being able to jot down to the stores in our own car, just make our life more productive by freeing up our time and mind-space. Not being hot or cold. Not enduring being treated as is our time and convenience doesn’t matter. All of this are good things.
But born-and-raised Americans are also among the most naive people in the universe when it comes to cheating. When I first started saying that the Democrats were cheating on an epic scale, you thought I was crazy. When I said early voting and mail in voting were just vehicles for fraud, you whined that voting in person on the day was inconvenient.
It sure is. Freedom often is.
At some point I stopped getting so much push back on those items. I think the naked fraud in eighteen got people’s attention.
But you know, all you have to do is scare people with a fake pandemic, and they lose their minds again, and are now saying that they would be okay with mail in only ballots if “the pandemic is bad in November.”
Have you lost your tiny little minds? Are you out of will to live? How much do you love Venezuela? North Korea?
Look, no state that goes all-vote-by-mail ever elects anything but democrats again. If you think that’s a coincidence, I have some swamp land in Florida.
As for “if the pandemic is bad” IT WILL BE. Because anyone who dies of anything including being beaten to death will be labeled a Wu-flu victim. They’re already doing that in NYC, why do you think they’d stop?
Do you enjoy house arrest? Do you have any idea how bad food shortages will get in the winter? (No, I’m not alone in seeing this. Apparently people are buying baby chicks wholesale.) Is this how you want to live forever?
Make your voices known. The democrats have been stealing elections a LONG time. But this would hand them the whole lock stock and barrel forever. And let me tell you, as a citizen of Colorado, once they know they can’t lose elections, they don’t give a shit what you think. And you know our fellow citizens assume the elections are fair and legal, no matter how STUPID the results.
Sure 2016 was The flight 93 election, but if you don’t dislodge the highjackers, and let them keep the controls, what difference does that make?
This is why they don’t mind running a zombie and (according to rumors) Knee Pads Harris, not only the most unlikable, but one of the most evil women ever to be in politics.
If you guys are going to allow this, you’d better stock up on guns and ammo.
Hell, you’d better do it anyway since AG Barr says they should “reconsider” the more draconian lockdowns in MAY.
What the actual hell is this?
How long will you tolerate this? We’re not all in this together. These statist assholes are putting on their boots and spurs.
Do you want to wear a saddle?