I Feel Sorry for Kings Island: More government tampering that is ruining yet another market sector

I did finally go to Kings Island to ride the new Orion roller coaster, and it wasn’t disappointing. It was fantastic and another fine treasure of the Cincinnati area. Kings Island did a great job with it, however, it was a sad experience. Sure, it was good to go to Kings Island again after the Covid nonsense, but it was a stifled reflection of itself. The thing for me that I couldn’t get passed after they opened again in July, once the government of Ohio finally “let them,” was the reservation system a day in advance. The masks I am against as well, but I am somewhat accommodating when on some business property where they require masks. But the reservation system was a deal killer for me. Well, as it turns out, they didn’t need the reservation system because there weren’t enough people wanting to come to the part to even worry about it. On a prime day for Kings Island to be open on a Thursday in the middle of summer, there were barely enough people there to fill the space at the entrance of International Street. Most of the rides were 5-minute walk-ons which is great for someone like me, but the pain I could feel from Kings Island wasn’t worth it. They were hemorrhaging money just for being open and it made me physically sick to see.

I was in the line for Orion when I saw a message from the Hollywood Reporter come through on my phone reporting that Disney had pushed out the release date for Mulan again along with any future Star Wars and Avatar films because of Covid-19. Looking around at the magnificent Orion roller coaster that Kings Island spent $30 million on, the largest investment in the park’s history, they were counting on long lines and for the park to become a vacation destination this year. But the Covid crowd attendance was devastating to them, and it was obvious Disney was thinking the same thing. They were going to hold out and not hemorrhage money on this current market that the government had severely interrupted by what they call safety. But to me it was all bullshit. Most politicians are not the smartest tacks in the box, most of them would not do well in the private sector so they hide in the public where the government can promise them a paycheck. Governors like Mike DeWine was a fine example of that, his reaction to Covid-19 was as a panicky parent insecure about their parental role in keeping children safe, so he was quick to distort the law and go all in on Covid-19 as a big government micromanager and to stick its fat ass in the middle of our economy to slow down everything. And it was costing companies like Cedar Fair Amusements millions and millions of dollars. And to add fuel to that fire, government could care less.

For readers of this article who don’t know my general impression of Covid-19 I think it’s a purely political thing, it has nothing to do with the deadliness of the virus. As has been proven, Covid-19 might spread easily, but governments around the world screwed up when they allowed radical medical professionals to establish new measurements on this particular coronavirus that were purely political. They gambled that it would be more deadly, hoped that it would in fact, so they could justify their political over-reaction to it. So I don’t trust any of the authorities involved in Covid-19, including President Trump. I think he got suckered into the alarmist propaganda of White House medical advisors during an election year and that he must play along, because many people who want to vote for him believe all the nonsense. But for the minds of the matter, Covid-19 was a terrorist attack on our economy and Kings Island was the obvious victim for sure. All during the “plandemic” I’ve personally been able to avoid a lot of direct impact to my life. I love going to restaurants, amusement parks, and movies, but I also love reading, video games, and hanging out with my family. So, with many of those social things not available I have just read more books. I have barely noticed what the outside world was doing. But I’ll say this, they weren’t going to Kings Island.

Government is there to help people conduct their business without killing each other, to establish the basic rules of an orderly society. It is not to get in the way of a micromanaged economy that puts severe limits on the creativity of the human race. What government has been doing and what Mike DeWine specifically was interpreting was his job as an executive of Ohio government was wrong. The media was driving the dialogue of falsehoods that even Trump had to follow, that the role of government was to keep people safe, which was clearly incorrect. And the attackers of America knew that they could really screw up our system by attacking the definition of “safe” with Covid-19. It was a plan hatched out of China after the last Trump trade deal and it involved many American corporations placing their bets on the eventual outcome which involved a collapse of American capitalism into much more socialism then eventually a united world under communism for which China would rule completely at the head of the United Nations. For me the obvious measure of lost billions and trillions of dollars from the American economy caused by this terrorist act was in entertainment. When people aren’t entertained and thinking about things besides basic survival, you can see the future GDP of our entire economy wrecked and destroyed quickly thereafter.

I know quite a few people who do work in the Walt Disney and Universal Studio theme parks in Florida and I have been curious what it would be like to wear a mask to those places and Kings Island gave me a snap shot of that effort. At Kings Island while I was there it wasn’t too bad of a day, it was about 84 degrees with the threat of rain most of the time. And let me tell you, it was hot under that mask, terrible even. No wonder nobody was going to the park and with around 4 weeks left to be open with all the payroll that Kings Island has on the books, it was clear they were going to lose many millions of dollars this year. They were losing money just to be open to keep what fans they did have plugged in enough not to lose their brand recognition completely. It will likely take years to build their business back up if Trump is elected and we get back to normal around the world on November 4th. But it will likely take much longer than that to get back to normal and that will be devastating to companies like Cedar Fair Amusements who run Kings Island. The heat at the Disney Parks would be much worse of course and its clear they are seeing the same kind of fan attendance which excites greatly the socialists who are clapping at the demise of American capitalism which is so well represented in our entertainment culture. The situation is far worse than even I had been saying, and the damage in many cases will be irreparable.

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Proctor and Gamble Overstepped its Marketplace Footprint: When corporations become advocates for mask wearing and communism in general

It must have at least been a half a dozen times this past week where people asked me why? Why take such conservative positions when corporate socialism and the tide of the country is headed in the other direction? To the people asking the question they were thinking about it all wrong of course, and their question wasn’t malicious. Ironically, the second thing that they were asking me was what my new book was all about, and because of the amount that I can write and think about, what was taking so long? Well, it just so happens that the answer to the first question was one born out of the second. In my new book, The Gunfighter’s Guide to Business, which I have been heavily editing over these last few weeks with dedication, there is a defense of the western civilization way of doing things—which transcends over into business of course, but politics, philosophy, warfare, art, just about everything and its no small matter to frame into a point of reference. I would never be happy to just write another self-help book for the marketplace, if I’m going to do something, I expect it to have some earth shattering effect on someone reading it for the first time and nothing less. But it has taken some time to whittle that wood into the fine carving that it is. And while its not common by health of a corporate view of the world to take positions on social matters, what it essentially comes down to is that if you don’t have a stable country to function in, then what is the point in trying to run a business of any kind? Look at what politicians have done to the business world over Covid-19. If left to their own devices, politics will ruin all our lives, so to function in the business world, we must have a stable government that we can depend on—which has always been my first concern on social matters and why I do what I do.

The first chapter of my new book is about East meeting Western philosophy on the frontiers of the Wild West for essentially the first time in history and we all know the result, the East lost. Yet we have allowed the East to think it is superior to Western thinking because governments around the world find that people functioning as such are easier to control. Western thinking requires boldness, and it gives birth to a level of creativity that is simply amazing and produces in society so many wonderful things. But the more that Eastern collectivism has taken over in the business world the worse our culture in the West has been. You can most see the effect in entertainment industries such as motion picture development and music. But now we can see the impact in sports, and even food development and it was never so obvious the audacity of corporate socialism which is meant to appease the more aggressive desire to micromanage every aspect of a culture with Chinese communism than P&G in Cincinnati who took a position on aligning social practices to the desires of government with their mask wearing announcement over the 4th of July. I wasn’t surprised by it, but it was a stunning admission to their intent and desire to appease the mobs of government with obvious aggrandizement.

The only way it works, this control that governments and their chosen corporate outlets can mandate such restriction on the population at large is to eliminate competition. P&G obviously thinks that people need their products so much that people will overlook their political positions, which is clearly what they have done by insisting that people wear masks in public as a reaction to Covid-19. You could say the same about Nike, or the NFL over the heavy political push by sponsors to change the name of the Washington Redskins to something more politically desirable. It doesn’t matter what the fans want, what the market driven economy wants, it’s what government wants and that is how bullies in government get what they want out of people in general and control the freedom of any marketplace weakening the effects of capitalism for all the strategic reasons that a person could think of. And now that the push for outright communism is out of the bag, corporate leaders raised in an education system around the world teaching essentially Eastern Philosophy are behaving as they have been taught, which I would argue was wrong from their very foundations. But its why they are so quick to fall in line with government mandates rather than challenging them in court or on the grounds of harming capitalist creativity.

The nature of all markets, especially under the flags of freedom is that competition will make them better and provide the best goods and services to those who want them. But because of the alliance of government and corporations everyone has forgotten that freedom determines the eventual reality unless governments can take away those options for complete control of a market, which does not exist. For instance, to answer P&G’s assumption about wearing a mask if the public wants to return to sports and other mass gathering events, I will say that people will drop sports all together and move on to something more fun if corporations have taken away the fun of doing such things. I can think of two examples just from last week. Nintendo Switch, which I have talked about often is so good in what it does, and continues to sell out all over the world because of the high demand it provides its customers that during all this Covid-19 shutdown nonsense that people have already found an alternative to sports. People are playing video games online with each other more and are replacing traditional social gatherings at a faster rate than anybody is ready to admit. The market money simply went somewhere else, and that is what all these sports teams are going to learn, unfortunately too late. The second thing I noticed was that Kings Island tried to open under the new government guidelines and it was just a pain in the ass for the consumer. Some people did go brave the long lines and mask wearing, but that will not be the norm. If that industry becomes so restrictive, then people will simply find something else to do. They won’t comply as the board members of these various corporations are hoping as they bootlick with politicians to find a happy middle ground everyone can relate to. The consumer isn’t going to put up with such restrictions, and they’ll take their money elsewhere. That is how it works in the real world.

I remember the damage that the baseball strike had on the game in 1994, and I would argue that it never really recovered. The NFL with all this kneeling stuff, and name changing, and the social justice garbage will learn that fans are not going to invest in something that makes them feel bad. The NBA is also going to go through the same process. And when people lose interest in sports they won’t buy the Nike shoes and Under Armor shirts at the store. They will buy something, but if they can’t feel good about the purchase, they’ll move their money elsewhere and that is in essence what my book is about, and why I do get involved in politics rather than adopting to every stupid rule that comes from government to limit what corporations can do in offering goods and services to the vast public. P&G does not have a monopoly on the marketplace even though they have been fooling themselves into thinking so. And they do not have the political leverage to do the bidding of government to wear masks and change the behavior of the marketplace. They have been an influencer, but not a driver. Free market decisions ultimately decide and understanding what free people really want is the key to making decisions about the future and that is the difference between Eastern philosophy and the optimistic gaze of the West toward potential and promise driven by imagination.

Cliffhanger the Overmanwarrior

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General Flynn is the Key to the Whole Story: It all comes back to covering high crimes conducted by Biden and the Obama Administration

It was a little astonishing that media outlets were urging Trump supporters not to spike the football after General Flynn’s case was dismissed by a federal appeals court this week. There was a subtle warning that in so doing, Flynn and the Trump team in general might bring more trouble upon themselves, which was more than insulting. In fact, it was beyond arrogant. After all, if we peeled back the onion of Covid-19, of the daily race riots, of the collapsed global economy, we would find out that all of it was essentially to cover up the grand scandal of the Obama administration tampering with the 2016 election and seeking to use tax payer funded organizations, such as the Department of Justice and the FBI to overturn an American election and get rid of the people’s pick in that election turnout. It is in fact a scandal so large that most people simply can’t get their minds around it. It was so evil and malicious that good people refuse to believe that a small group of billionaires have that much power of American affairs and willingly wish to destroy the American Constitution to fulfill at any cost their own version of global unity, ruled by them of course. But the Flynn case is the biggest thing to happen in American politics, or world affairs in the history of the nation, and at the heart of the whole thing is Joe Biden, who is trying to beat Trump in the next election. With Flynn’s case dropped, a great well of fear bellowed from the Deep State and the ramifications of it are just becoming clear.

To understand this story you have to understand dear reader that we live under an unfulfilled pretense of freedom. Our American Constitution is but a bunch of paper with ideas written upon them, just as our other founding documents. If everyone doesn’t agree to them, typically with an acknowledgement to the flag in some respectful way, then we can’t be said to have any law and order. Now when I talk about a few billionaires who are trying to rule the world I am of course talking about people like Bill Gates, George Soros, Mike Bloomberg, Tom Steyer, Oprah—those types of people who are very rich, and are very progressive in their ideas. They have homes all over the world and no longer think of the United States as a sacred place. Instead, they want a global society where they can be part of the leadership and many people would be surprised how much normal people would sacrifice of their own liberty to get a little bit of the money these people have. These billionaires have quickly learned that its not documents and laws that people follow, its money and if they can get some of it by sucking up and doing very little work, they will happily be controlled by whomever just to get their hands on a little for themselves. That’s why we had to elect a fellow billionaire to compete against them, to play the real game they have been playing all along. Conventional politics was never going to work.

These billionaires have allowed us when it was convenient to them, to let us think that our Constitutions were important because it helps coral us into places where they can control us. They may not like those constitutional ideas, but if they see us migrating to them, they at least know how to control our minds in their favor. So understanding how all those mechanisms work, particularly through media companies always hungry for revenue which these types of people give them, that reporters are much more interested in making news than reporting it. They are much more interested in advancing Marxist ideas they learned in college then in using the 1st Amendment to defend a civil society. And that’s how the whole coronavirus got out of control. That’s how they planned to overthrow Trump from the presidency. Its also how they were able to provoke race riots to reactivate the Democrat base after Joe Biden really screwed up by what he said about black people.

Most of us have a feeling that these forces were always working against us, but so long as we get a little piece of the pie, and can enjoy our culture of sports and movies, we don’t say much about it. We certainly aren’t provoked to fight them over our rights. If they give us the illusion of freedom, most people are happy to take it even if deep down inside they are a little miserable from the experience. Most of the time, the ugliness of how everything works is kept from our eyes and we don’t notice how the game works, that is, until we have an election where the billionaires do care about the results for their own sake, and they break the rules to keep order for their own minds. Which is what happened to President Trump when people shocked the world and voted him into office to manage their affairs and people like Michael Flynn were attacked as collateral damage to keep that order in place. And the result is that the rule of law had to be tested and measured in a way that nobody thought would ever happen. And now its at the center of the entire presidential campaign for 2020. With General Flynn being finally freed of the charges brought against him, the entire political base of the opposing party, and the long-placed schemes created by billions and billions, and trillions and trillions of dollars is suddenly shattered, and suddenly, history is not so well scripted.

You must look beyond what the media is showing you every day. The coronavirus is a fake measurement never before conducted not for our safety, but to take our eyes off the real prize, the Obama administration’s global activism of turning America into a global Marxist state to be placed under the control of the United Nations. And the race riots are simply lots of stupid people provoked to be the attackers of capitalism and to erase the history of the Democrat Party in an election year where their dark history to slavery might be hidden to keep the black population in their corner because they know they’ll need every vote they can get their hands on to have a chance to stay in power. They know that no matter how much money the billionaires give them that they are rooted in a dark past and their future intentions are garbage, and people finally know it and have been sticking up for themselves through President Trump. And they never intended for the 74-year-old to make it this far. If they didn’t get rid of him through process, they might pressure him until he keels over dead. Whatever it took. What was never foreseen was that there would be a day where a staunch Trump supporter like General Flynn might not rot in jail, but would be instead free to join the campaign once again and deliver the goods against a corrupt government and media that had him dead to rights.

Yeah, don’t let them distract you from the real issue, all the crazy stuff in the media—all of it, is mostly fake and designed to keep people from understanding what happened to General Flynn and what role the Obama administration abused government power to advance global political interests. But some of us have known, and before its all said and done, many more will too. The cat is out of the bag and the creatures of the swamp in Washington D.C. are exposed, and they don’t like it. And of course, that exposes others as well. And for the first time in history, literally, those documents of our founding might finally get a fair shake, because once you sever the ties to these corrupt global interests which always stood in the way, you get a truth for which they were written, and that is worth all the pain we are currently feeling, and then some.

Cliffhanger the Overmanwarrior

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Rejection of the New Normal: Trump’s Tulsa Rally was the first step to taking back our country

Of course, everyone missed the point of the Trump rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma. While it was sad to see him not be able to pack the indoor arena there, only filling about half the capacity, it is important to note that this rally was essentially the first gathering in the world where people did not social distance in public and people were not required to wear masks. All the weapons of the political left were at play and the seeds had been planted internationally. Many people have a hard time understanding how a few people at the top of some billionaire aristocracy can herd so many human beings with free thought into such dangerous paradoxes, but both were present at the Trump rally, the fear of literal death for not following WHO protocols for the Covid-19 virus, and literal thugs, modern day brown shirts who were standing at the gates of the metal detectors threatening to beat up anybody trying to get in. The fact that more than 10,000 people were able to get in says a lot. And its not surprising that millions of people watched the rally from home, where it was safe. But for the event to even happen is a big step into breaking free of the artificial confinement through fear that we have allowed the political left to drape over our heads to hold us prisoners of our own imaginations.

I don’t like to kiss and tell, but last week I was invited to be in one of Governor DeWine’s several meetings where he was trying to do damage control over the violence and vandalism at the Ohio Statehouse. It’s one thing to hear him talk at press conferences and in the media, but its quite another to hear him behind closed doors with his guard down a bit. It’s not that I thought he would change my mind about him, but I was certainly open to the opportunity. As I’ve said, I think he’s not very smart, and I think he did much of what he did to Ohio with Covid-19 because he was infatuated with Amy Acton, his Health Director. His affair with her was not something out of a ‘50 Shades of Gray’ book but rather a kindergarten kid who had a crush on the prettiest girl in his class, and because he was the governor and people typically kiss the ass of people with power, she obliged him a little attention. Well, hearing the Governor speak in a personal setting did nothing to alleviate my suspicions, instead it compounded them. Clearly Governor DeWine was acting out of pure selfishness. Somewhere, someone had convinced him it was his job as governor to protect people from a virus, and he was determined to do a good job, not because it was ethical, but because he wanted to be remembered for saving lives. Whether those lives were actually in danger was irrelevant. He interpreted his role with emergency powers in a selfish way that was a serious violation of the Ohio Constitution and the Federal Constitution in disastrous ways.

After Trump’s rally on Saturday June 20th, and even leading up to it was a panic in the media which I certainly heard in Mike DeWine’s voice of the fear of more Covied-19 cases exploding which would make him look like he didn’t have control in Ohio—as Oklahoma and Florida were showing more cases. DeWine was more afraid of being blamed as a governor for the cases increasing than he was of the actual science. Of course, with more testing, cases go up. Even if the increase in Covid-19 cases is larger than that analysis, then so what? What does increased testing do but say that someone has Covid-19. There was never a period in history prior to a few months ago where we made political decisions, or economic decisions based on how many people were sick. People typically get sick and get over it as a separate thing from public reality. The media and their corporate puppet masters had established a new measurement which unsophisticated, simple people like Governor DeWine were easily controlled by, which said that we had to make decisions about amusement parks, political venues, and all other aspects of entertainment based on how many people were sick with a virus. So by reporting cases, and getting the public to accept such a measurement, a very small group of socialist minded medical professionals who desperately want universal health care politically, were able to control the entire world’s economic engines.

Somebody had to call their bluff, and that is what Trump did, finally with the Oklahoma rally, and is why everyone is so angry with him about it. Because people will discover that they will not die for attending the rally, as the media had been telling them. And with Trump, leader of the Republican Party at this current time, established, the new norm will not be accepted. He’s going to campaign for president and exploit the weaknesses of the Democrat Party on his way to a second term. It really didn’t matter of 2 people came to the rally, or 20,000. What mattered is that the rally happened even as the media tried to scare people off it. Then of course is the other matter, of the thugs and goons who work for the Democrat Party as “protestors” but are really anti-American Marxists who are threatening the freedoms of every American with sheer, brutal force who are working the streets to enforce conformity to this new normal that Democrats are trying to create for purely political causes. Their “racism” effort is not a spontaneous movement of suddenly concerned people of color, they are the direct efforts of an education system that has imprisoned these poor people with stupidity, and an understanding of history that is about a decade deep. Such people are easy to control and they are provoked onto the streets by the same activist media run by the same corporate heads who want this global Marxism. Covid-19 and the Black Lives Matter protestors are born from the same corporate mother, and their goal is fear to steer society toward government-controlled Marxism.

With Trump having that rally, he pushed back at this incursion. And the people who did make it into the rally fought a good fight, and they were warriors. Most of the political analysists out there watching all this unfold thought that Trump’s use of the word, “warriors” to describe his supporters was wrong. But they do not understand the nature of this fight because they want to believe the “experts” and they don’t want to think that society has already crumbled into something beyond repair. They don’t want to think of members of the Democrat Party as the enemy—even though it is quite clear that they are truly that, enemies to the American Constitution and they have challenged us to a fight in the streets. And we must answer that call, in this election and likely in smaller fights that will happen, because they asked for it. But at the very least we have to show them that we won’t be controlled by their false fears, and fake science measurements over Covid-19 or the radical Marxists of Black Lives Matter and Antifa—both domestic terrorist organizations provoked and funded by the Democrat Party, the same party that funded the Russian dossier, and used the FBI and Obama Justice Department to weaponize the government against the American people and their pick for president. These Covid games are the same thing, and it was great to see our President finally getting back on the horse instead of playing along like he has for the last several months. If we are going to win this election and keep our country from the Marxist insurrectionists, then it all started with a big public gathering where the new normal was rejected, quite spectacularly.

Cliffhanger the Overmanwarrior

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I am Not Proud to be an American: Land of the lazy, home of the terrified, that is what has become of us

What are you supposed to do when you call 911 and the people on the other end are the bad guys? When you can’t trust the FBI because they are obviously working a political agenda, or the courts no longer function because they have liberal, activist judges. Or the governors of our states have taken a stupid little virus outbreak and inflated the math to make it appear more scary to justify a massive socialist power grab. Who would ever have thought that two of America’s biggest cities, New York and Los Angeles would be locked down indefinitely while people cowered in fear in their homes wearing masks to avoid a virus? And who in their right mind would ever in the past put up with an American doctor telling us all that the Covid-19 virus was in control, not us and that we’d have to yield to it, to do what it said. And if a second outbreak happened in the fall, we might have to shut down everything again.

Who would have ever thought that we’d have to practically beg the government to make a living, and would have to comply with a long list of stupid rules just to do so, and that government would shut down and destroy trillions of dollars of economic growth then have the audacity to lecture us like children that we’d have to comply with the rules they pulled literally out of their ass, or we could go to jail, be fined, or perhaps even destroyed for insubordination, much like General Flynn was working directly with the Trump administration, or Roger Stone. It is for these reasons and many more that I can say for the first time in my life, I am not proud to be an American. I don’t want to look at the American flag. I don’t want to watch Trump talk about anything. And the reason is I don’t like losers and my country has been made into a bunch of losers that I don’t want to be associated with over this whole Covid-19 outbreak.

It’s been bothering me for a while, the American reaction to the coronavirus outbreak, but it came most to my mind the other day when my wife was buying summer clothes for me. Normally, American flag shirts, hats, flags of all kinds, swimming suits, are the types of things I enjoy wearing. But this time I told her I didn’t want those kinds of things. For instance, my attire when going to Kings Island’s water park with my grandchildren are very audacious American flag printed swimming shorts, an obvious bright red American flag themed t-shirt and my cowboy hat to protect myself from the intense sun, and that’s me most of the time that I am not wearing a suit for business.

When I was five years old, I was so patriotic even back then that my mother painted my room all in red, white and blue stars all over the walls, and that lasted all through my childhood. In the fourth grade my teachers and friends at school were quite concerned that I wore a cowboy hat to school with red, white and blue combinations of outfits looking like I was going to a rodeo instead of grade school. And when I was in high school no matter how much trouble I got in to, or no matter how many lives were lost in the quest for manhood, I never lost any sense of pride in being an American. As a married adult I have worked for several campaigns politically starting with Ross Perot way back in the 90s, and have been involved in patriotic movements since.

Sure, times have been tough, I remember the night Bill Clinton was elected and feeling gut punched while sitting on the steps of the Westin Hotel thinking life was over as we knew it. I know how painful it is to work so hard for a presidential candidate and to not have them win. I remember how I felt during the Wako and Ruby Ridge assaults by the ATF and the FBI where the kind of power hungry activism that would later show up against Trump from the top of the DOJ connected directly a previous presidential administration trying to overturn an American election to preserve the gains made toward globalism. I remember how 9/11 felt, and how blank it was to see no airplanes flying for weeks, and what cost that had to our economy in 2001 when the World Trade Center was attacked by terrorists both foreign and domestic. But never did I feel a lack of pride in being an American. I always felt that we were just a turn or two away from fixing everything and making it right again—until really the night before the primary election in Ohio of March 16th, 2020 just days after the unthinkable happened, Governor DeWine under the spell of Amy Acton “ordered” all bars and restaurants closed and was forcing Americans to hide in their homes and not attack a viral outbreak that was intent to shut down our economy. Since that day, things only got worse day by day, but that was the day that broke the back of America and made me feel ashamed to see any flag flying anywhere.

How can we say that America is the home of the free and land of the brave when we are hiding in our homes wearing masks and listening to scientists uttering complete nonsense, and destroying our economy and lives based on voodoo assumptions given by people with an obvious anti-American bias? We can’t, we have instead become the land of the lazy, the home of the terrified, where people look at you funny for not hiding behind a mask and waiting for the government to tell us its safe to go outside. There have been some signs of life, some protests where people have pushed back against authority, have went to jail and challenged the courts. But there hasn’t been near enough. The fact that all of LA County in California would sit tight and obey a corrupt mayor and a power tripping governor without somebody getting their ass seriously kicked says a lot about just how wimpy we have become as Americans. Where we have already cancelled most of our firework shows for the summer, especially 4th of July celebrations because we have allowed Dr. Fauci and the CDC to convince us that we have to yield to the whims of a microscopic virus instead of attacking it. And that we must do the same to the political class who suddenly decides how we work, if we are allowed to work at all, and when.

I’ve been mad before when my side loses, its not uncommon for me to throw televisions out the window when my favorite football team loses, I’ve done that more than once. One thing I don’t like to do in life is lose and being part of a losing team. I resist team activity for that very reason, because most people don’t care about winning as much as I do. The value of the American flag is something that could likely be restored in me. But there would have to be a lot of winning involved to get there. Otherwise, a rage of anger is all I feel and a desire to make the people attacking our American culture pay with blood for attempting to subvert our Constitution, our rule of law. To answer the original question with my view of the world, when you can’t call 911 and trust the people who answer, its time for a real fight and to make the enemy feel the way I do now. Its time to take away from them what they have taken from me, stolen under the flag of fear they have been peddling for months and terrifying an overly compliant culture into their homes looking out only through cracks in the curtains afraid of what they might see. I’m not OK with losing and let’s go ahead and say it, we have been losing in America and it will take a lot to turn it around, if it even can be. And those are the facts that we must deal with.

I need to see a lot more of this to make the American name mean something again.  And to me, this doesn’t go near far enough.

Rich Hoffman

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Judy Mikovits and Plandemic: They want you to think its a conspiracy, but in truth, its all too real

To understand all the controversy regarding the anger surrounding the doctor Judy Mikovits just look at Dr. Doom himself, the well-known Dr. Fauci and in context it will all be clear. Mikovits is the conspiracy theory advocate that Google has a personal war with because what she is saying goes against their strategy of contact tracing every human being on earth, much the way their Google Maps works by casting a GPS chart wherever you are anywhere at any time, even in the most remote part of the world. Free-will is not conducive to their objectives so they have put out a well-documented smear campaign against Mikovits for daring to question the recent outbreak of Covid-19. There is a very controversial documentary that is constantly being removed from YouTube and every other social media platform.  Below is a guy talking about it, in a negative way, which are the only videos not being banned.  Michelle Malkin also has a great interview that is very much worth watching.  Its right now the most banned video in the world, and that should tell you something.  Even the website PandamicMovie.com has been shut down.  I don’t see anything controversial about any of the information, and Mikovits herself is a pretty smart lady.

I’ve read both her books, one called ‘Plague: One Scientists Intrepid Search for the Truth about Human Retroviruses and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)’ and the other, which is new and very hard to get, ‘Plague of Corruption: Restoring Faith in the Promise of Science (Children’s Health Defense.)’ I read Plague well before the Covid-19 virus, a few years ago, and it made sense to me. That’s part of the reason I saw Covid-19 coming out of China as a weapon of Marxism rather than any real threat of death from the outset. If you know what’s going on, it’s not a surprise or a conspiracy theory. And that’s why the organizations pushing Covid-19 danger hate Judy Mikovits and have tried to paint her as a tin-hatted conspiracy theorist when in reality she is simply a fallen angel who used to be one of “them” but fell from asking too many questions. Judy is a disgruntled employee, not a conspiracy advocate, in spite of what “they” want you to believe.  And the story she has to tell is a very good one.

Like most professions the medical profession, especially at the level Dr. Fauci operates is all about getting funding for research. Understandably, some of that research works, some of it doesn’t and even the best vaccines with the intent of immunology goes bad. It might fix the targeted ailment, but the side effects might cause permanent cell restructuring and lead to even deadlier diseases—like autism, ME/CFS—or many other things. It’s not that the medical community shouldn’t keep trying new medicines in the lab with an intent toward human conquest of all diseases, but the path to Hell is paved with good intentions and by default a lot of patients do end up in Hell far worse off than if they had never sought out a doctor’s help at all. That was the point of Judy Mikovits’ books. She’s certainly not anti-science, quite the opposite. But her problem is in the process itself, of the medical industry as a whole, and the culture that springs forth.

People tend to think of Doctors as highly educated people who are beyond fail, and people put their blind trust in them, to a fault. In reality, they are just as bad as anybody else in society, and the higher up you go in the food chain the worse. Such as Doctor Fauci, who has a tendency as a used car salesman for selling pandemics to society starting way back in the 1980s with HIV. Fauci may not be a good doctor, what he is good at is scaring the hell out of people with big words, which then tricks politicians into funding his projects. In the medical community other doctors suck up to Fauci because he is a means of bringing money to their projects. Fauci is a salesman and that’s about it, and Covid-19 was never about danger, it was about selling a New World Order. For Fauci that was to bring in money to scientific research which taken by itself might be a noble endeavor. But for all the boot-lickers off Fauci’s efforts, such as Google’s need for contact tracing all diseases, or Facebook’s need to sell itself as an official government censor of propaganda, or communist China’s desire to spread their power and influence to every corner of the world, the salesman of the whole effort fell on Doctor Doom and it was all about money for him. Not for his projects, but to be that rockstar at the dinner parties from everyone who did get the money. Doctor Fauci is in love with the celebrity of being that kind of doctor and its not a conspiracy theory for Judy Mikovits to point that out.

But “they” certainly don’t want you to know what’s behind the curtain dear reader, because once you find out that they really have no idea what they are doing and that most of the science we are talking about is still in its infancy, you’ll stop trusting them and that will really hurt their funding. If it becomes politically liable to take controversial positions, then politicians won’t fund some of the science that people under Fauci’s control want to conduct. And that is clear in both of Mikovits’ books, especially Plague, the first one. Reading that book you could easily see how dangerous all the assumptions of Covid-19 were. They don’t know what they are doing, they certainly have no idea if social distancing would have any impact, or wearing masks in public—or any of the measures they’ve suggested. They are just playing in a lab with viruses with often good intentions but their alignment with politics makes them dangerous, because it is there that they get their funding. So doctors often do whatever they need to so to make a political class happy. And the political class they were trying to impress was that coming out of communist China. Bill Gates has a big check book and they are willing to do whatever to impress him to continue funding for their projects. And that of course has led to the global disaster we are seeing now.

I sometimes forget that people don’t read much anymore and just take whatever they hear on television or through Google searches for their information. I would recommend reading Judy Mikovits’ books. The second one, Plague of Corruption is very hard to get, its constantly sold out these days. Lots of people are reading it which is bad news for the government censors. People get it and that’s exactly why we have a First Amendment in the United States, even if Google, Facebook, and the government itself wants to get rid of it so they can hide their vile plans from us. But the info is out there and people are getting angrier by the week. When I read the books, my thought was that I know a lot of people like Judy Mikovits. If you can overlook the obvious hurt she has of being cast out of the medical community for just asking the right questions, you’ll learn a lot about the medical industry in general, which is just as screwed up if not more so than every other industry. When dumb people are in charge, this is what happens, and when good people are cast out, you get people like Judy Mikovits. But take comfort in this, she is not a conspiracy theorist. Rather, she was and is a front-line reporter who knows how we got where we are presently, and voters need to understand it so they can change it, for the better. Don’t trust what “they” tell you, read it for yourself and use your mind to solve the problems independently.

Rich Hoffman

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George Lang on the Scott Sloan Show on WLW Radio: Defending Senate Bill 1

It was great to hear George Lang, who is running for the 4th District senate seat in Ohio as the Republican representative give an update to House Bill 1 on the Scott Sloan Show on WLW. Currently George is the 52nd representative of the House in Ohio so he was part of the instigation of that bill which intends to put some shackles on the lunatic health director of Ohio, Amy Acton who has essentially led all states in America with her draconian lockdowns. You can hear that great interview on that show below at the 18:30 mark of the 5/6/20 broadcast. The interview was actually on the 7th but whoever set up the podcast put in the date for the previous day. Now a word of warning to my longtime readers, this is not the same Scott Sloan that used to put me on all the time over school levy issues. That guy is long gone, and he left when Darryl Parks lost his key position as the program manager for the station. The physical guy is the same, but people do change over time and this Scott Sloan is a much softer version. Hearing him tell the story, it has something to do with his wife who is on Clear Channel radio often these days. But the interview is still good and worth listening to in order to understand what needs to happen to Ohio government in the wake of the lockdowns that we have all experienced which have destroyed the economy.

Its also no secret that I like George Lang an awful lot. But we are not carbon copies of each other. George clearly has his own thoughts about things. It is my mind that Governor DeWine should be impeached for what he did under the Covid-19 CDC mandated pandemic, especially how he let a liberal Obama health director in Amy Acton take over and run our state straight into the ground with all the terrifying liberal activism that was straight out of that previous president’s administration. George is much more willing to give people a fair shake and to assume the best in people, which is why he is a fantastic politician who represents Butler County, Ohio wonderfully. What George and I agree on is the fundamentals of governance, which was on clear display during the interview, people don’t need government to tell them how to wipe their ass, how to buy food, and to act like their mom every day telling them to wash their hands. Government should not micromanage people, even in a crisis. And George is one of the most articulate members of the Ohio House in that regard, he gets “it” philosophically and is a real treasure in Butler County.

Of course Scott Sloan is all about fairness these days and he questioned the political motives for why the Ohio House moved forward this past week with the bill that became Senate Bill 1, to pull back on the draconian powers that give Amy Acton so much abusive power during a health crises. Sloan wanted to believe the move was purely political particularly since Governor DeWine has promised to veto the bill the moment it hits his desk. That is a fight that will now rage quite long and this is just the start of it. Under emergency powers in Ohio the law gives someone like Amy Acton way too much power, it goes back to legislation that is over 100 years old when representatives couldn’t move to the capital to vote so easily. What Senate Bill 1 does is cut down the time of those emergency powers to 14 days instead of the infinite time that is currently allotted. Nobody in their right mind would ever figure there would be an Obama abortion/climate activist on the administration of a Republican governor, but there’s a first time for everything and now that we’ve seen it, we have to act on it. To answer Sloan’s question, why now, well, this was the first opportunity for the House to convene since the emergency health directive locked everyone in their homes for months, and much of that was Mike DeWine playing politics with the matter. So long as he held emergency powers, he was safe from these kinds of reprimands from congress, he is not eager to give back that power, because there will be lots of hell to pay for many years to come because of the bad decisions he has made which led to this point.

Also from Sloan’s point of view, he represents a large part of the population that doesn’t know what to think about the Covid-19 virus. People like me are way too far in front of it to talk about how people feel about it, which Sloan is one of those members. Most people out there want to believe in “leaders” to tell them things. They don’t want to be leaders in their life, so they put a disproportionate trust in authority figures and it is quite a shock to them that someone like Amy Acton might have had malicious intentions behind her lockdown measures. George of course gives her the benefit of doubt just as he does the Governor. The biggest crime Acton committed was that she’s a liberal, she thinks like one, acts like one and solves problems like one. George blames DeWine for putting her in that seat to begin with, especially knowing her manner of thinking. Scott Sloan looks at her as doing the best job possible under the difficult circumstances. I look at it all as a vast scheme from China to destroy our American economy. That is a platform of thought that is well beyond where WLW is willing to go these days. To accept that is a bridge too far for most people’s daily lives, and most people just can’t handle that lack of trust for any authority figure.

But that comes back to the heart of why Senate Bill 1 is so important. We just can’t have health directors running our economy for longer than 14 days. If a governor can’t articulate a state of emergency in that period of time, then there are bigger problems. The worst part of the coronavirus was that nobody in leadership anywhere in the world could put a timetable to when the virus was going to be contained. Once they had a taste of the power, few governors wanted to give it back. This bill forces a legislative evaluation to renew those powers which is why DeWine is against it. It’s a check on his power that he doesn’t want. Hopefully there are enough votes from Democrats to override his veto, because if there was ever clear evidence that there needs to be checks on power, it comes out of this whole Covid-19 mess. And that should be something that everyone can agree on. Senate Bill 1 is not a political stunt, it was the first opportunity for the legislature to stick up for themselves and get Ohio moving back in the right direction after clearly bad decisions by the DeWine administration. Sure we know now in hindsight that the reaction to Covid-19 was overblown. Yet DeWine needed help in making decisions that could have saved more lives and minimized greatly the impact to the budget that are about to become far worse than the Covid-19 virus. As George put the blame for Amy Acton on Mike DeWine’s shoulders, we must all prevent such single points of failure in the future, especially when liberals get so much power so quickly and end up running all our lives. And that is what this whole story is all about no matter where people are on the political spectrum. In the future, someone needs to hit the brakes faster, and Senate Bill 1 is all about that, and the House couldn’t have introduced it faster.

Rich Hoffman

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America is what it is because of Risk Takers: Government can print money, but it can’t produce lost opportunity

I suppose we always knew it, but the audaciousness of the revelation has been stunning. The government’s attitude toward business owners and businesspeople in general during the outbreak of Covid-19 has been jaw-dropping in its arrogance, and ignorance. To think that government is doing the world a favor by letting people get back to work is stupid at best, yet that is the attitude. To promote healthcare workers in such a way to call them heroes as many people put on the unemployment line by destroyed businesses made that way by the government’s over-reaction to a virus has been insulting, and has well defined the true problem that has always been there, just not expressed honestly. Politicians like to say they support businesses when they are looking for donation checks, but truly, they see their roles in our republic as something of a kingly station that grants out rights and privileges rather than in representing the people who really make the world turn. That was obvious when the Governor of New Jersey indicated that he did not consider the Bill of Rights when he closed down their state’s businesses. After all, it was all in the name of “safety.” And under those conditions, we just make things up as we go, that’s what they told us anyway. The Covid-19 crises has displayed one thing clearly, people in the political class do not understand our American Constitution, and they certainly don’t understand what makes America different from other places in the world—an aspect that was truly ignored during the shutdowns of 2020 that put us all on a course of another Great Depression. The notion that we should shut down our economy to be “safe” was the most destructive thing we could have done and that politicians did it so easily says that they have no idea what, or who makes America, America—and that is a real problem.

I know very well that a risky life is not for everyone. I understand that most people are not as risk obsessed as I am, that they have a natural aversion to it. That’s OK. Risk can be scary, and most people want to be safe, and American society has a place for them. But risk is at the center of our entire economy, and our way of life. When risk is incentivized, it can be said that we have the best society in America, the most people benefit when some risktaker in the form of a business person goes to the bank to borrow millions of dollars to advance a business concept. Whether the action is a new manufacturing facility, or a new restaurant, our economy depends on risk takers to go all in on an idea for the hope of profit to make something out of nothing. And that’s how jobs are created. If our economy is a big open highway trying to inspire dangerous people to drive over 100 MPH down it with an exotic sports car, then government is that big, fat ass, slow truck that takes up all the lanes with an intent to slow everything down to its limits and that is what we have witnessed with the Covid-19 reaction to a danger. Government took over and put all of America’s risk takers off the streets, locked them in their homes, took over their operations and gave society huge limits in economic activity costing trillions of lost dollars in our economy.

This was most on display as government checks were issued and loan applications distributed to allow businesses to recover some of their lost costs during the shut down over the Chinese coronavirus pandemic. Government just didn’t understand that no matter how much money they printed and distributed, it wouldn’t come close to being enough—because nobody was measuring opportunity cost. My daughter is a good example of this, she has a six figure a year business as a photographer. But with the stay at home measures imposed on her, her clients have no idea how to even schedule their events, so her business has dried up to nothing, and it will take years to build that business back up to what it was before government stuck its fat ass on the highway and essentially stopped all economic activity. Her husband lost his job because manufacturing up and down the supply chain has dried up completely, because nobody knows how to predict market forces now that government has disrupted everything, so all those previous good jobs have been cut until there is better schedule visibility. Those are just my examples in my family, there are many others, we all know people who have had their lives destroyed by the actions of government, and those who have managed to keep their jobs have found them intolerably made more difficult, all in the name of some government view of safety.

But what has been ignored is that our entire economy is built on risk, and we need risk to exist as Americans. We should never be following some foreign model of how to live a good life, because most of the world is very risk averse. Life is better in America because of risk, every place of business that we see is the result of someone taking a great risk to operate a business in hopes of making more than a little money, and that risk gives us all options we otherwise wouldn’t have had. To listen to Lt Governor Husted outline what must happen on May 1st to allow businesses to get back to work was like being in kindergarten again where some teacher was telling us all the rules for going to the bathroom. Suddenly we are supposed to change everything we do in life because that fat assed government that is so slow with bureaucracy is going to define to us that we should not live in a risky way, and that businesses were going to have to live with that mandate. Well, if we change our attitude about a silly virus then we will change our attitudes about going to the bank to start that new idea we’ve been thinking about. The end result is that instead of thinking about new business ideas and how to make money off them, our people are now thinking about how to be compliant to a virus that the government wants to think is dangerous so that they can acquire more power—because as a group of the political class, they are naturally risk-averse. Yet they want to feel like they are players in the world, so they are trying to have that respect without the risk.

I don’t mind that people are stupid, or afraid of risky activity. But don’t get in the way of people who do want to take risks. It is not an American thing to do but to hide in their homes over a tiny virus and hope that government can safely manage us all to compliance. Social distancing is not an American thing to do. Most of the reason there were hospital shortages to deal with the Covid outbreak was because of too much federal regulation. Everything should be operating at the speed of business not of government, and risk should be embraced, not penalized. Risk is hard enough without making it harder due to government intervention, and that concept should be better understood. And certainly, more respected. Instead of giving out awards to people terrified of their own inability to fight off a virus and promote massive government interference, the awards and respect should be going to businesspeople who make the world go. At best, they should be given a lot more respect for the risks they do take often without anybody even knowing how much pressure they are under in the hopes of making enough profit to have a decent life. Politicians want the good life without the risk, and they are so out of touch with risk that they have obviously forgotten that America is nothing without risk and instead of trying to slow it down, they should get out of its way and let risk happen by those with the stomachs to endure it.

Rich Hoffman

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We Should Have Never Shut Down The Economy: Hiding in our homes, and behind body bags defeats the nature of being an American

I have the privilege of living a good life, not because anybody gave it to me, but because I have chosen to live it by overcoming massive amounts of opposition to seize it, and as a result I know legislators, associate occasionally with judges, supreme court judges, Lt. Governors—people of all types who run the world legally. I love to read and personally adore the constitution of my state of Ohio. It is much more freedom loving of individual sanctity than even the federal Constitution and think it is a tremendous advancement in human thought. I have a copy of the Ohio Constitution next to my reading chair that I reflect upon most weeks of the year at least once, and I rely on it for all the forward thinking considerations that we must make in our times to advance those ideas of personal freedom and a life dedicated to independence from being compelled to just be sheep in the world.

And it is within that framework that some of Ohio’s laws regarding gun ownership, such as a duty to retreat are so despicable, because they go against the spirit of what we set out to do in Ohio, and that is to create a government that served individual necessity, and the private property that a good life might produce when actively pursued. If you take any CCW class in Ohio you will learn that the castle doctrine does not give you the right to just shoot anybody who enters your home. You have a duty to retreat, and to preserve your life and to let whoever is breaking into your home to have your “stuff” at their pleasure. And it is that same kind of ridiculous assumption that is at the heart of this entire Covid-19 crises, which serves government for government’s needs and ignores completely any notion of individual liberty and a life pursued for those lofty goals.

I understand President Trump’s dilemma. I’ve met Donald Trump a few times and I like him as a business leader. I’ve been very enthusiastic about supporting him as a president. But I am not so star struck to be blind to when he’s wrong, and he is with his reaction to Covid-19. Sure, he knows he’s going to be blamed for an absolutely stunning collapse of the American economy—bewildering really. True wartime bombardment on a scale of when the Nazis bombed London during the blitz. The damage to America from this coronavirus outbreak will be in the many trillions. Its so big that many people just can’t get their minds around it, so when the question arises if 100,000 to 500,000 deaths are acceptable, I would say of course they are. It is more important to live for something—like preserving our American economy—than in hiding in our homes waiting for mother government to protect us. Of course, Trump is the government now and he has allowed their panic driven doctors to run his administration, and if he doesn’t let them, they’ll put every death suffered under Covid-19 on him and ruin his chances for re-election. I’m sure Trump figures that if only he could lead the effort to a satisfying conclusion, measured in lives saved, then he can at least control the news cycle instead of it controlling him. And that’s a good strategy for winning the next election. However, the fear of liability for how the death count has been measured regarding Covid-19 has paralyzed all logical thought and put many mayors, governors and even President Trump on their heels and over-reacting losing focus on what we are as Americans. We don’t run and hide from viruses even if people we know and love die from them. We fight to protect our way of life.

It was raining last Friday, in the middle of the day as this Covid-19 virus was reaching a level of hysteria I’ve never seen in my lifetime and I went to the Kroger Marketplace for some lunch since all the restaurants were closed. I wanted to go to P.F. Changs but of course I couldn’t go inside so I was headed to the frozen section to get a Benihana frozen meal to eat, which ended up tasting fantastic. As I entered the building people were running through the rain and hiding behind their masks hoping not to get this coronavirus from anybody covering their heads doubly terrified of acquiring pneumonia from the cold spring rain—the kind where our grandparents used to warn us against catching our death. Viral outbreaks are nothing new, and neither are the kind of deaths that are projected to occur from the Covid-19. What’s different about this one is how the media and governments have focused on it, and anytime you look at something so closely its ugly. I don’t trust any of the measurements the government has been providing, including the number of deaths. The government is highly motivated to show President Trump every death and to personalize it to control his thoughts. The same with Mike DeWine who lost people early in this media swarm that inspired them to step over Constitutional boundaries to enact foreign interests as a policy, let’s just be nice and say that for now. My personal philosophy is always to live a little dangerously. Actually, I choose to live a lot dangerously which is why I know some of the people I mentioned at the beginning of this article, but I am not one. I love danger. I love fighting. And I’m not afraid of a little rain, or a virus. If my body gets attacked, I expect it to defeat the perpetrator, and I live my life that way in everything I do. So I walked across the parking lot of Kroger dripping with water, soaked to the bone walking calmly at a pace I set, not that the weather mandates, and I bought my Benihana lunch, and enjoyed it.

So, it’s completely against my nature to have a government tell me to hide in my home while the “experts” fight this virus. And I’m certainly not going to trust what they tell me, even President Trump. At some point I will pick to pieces the way the government did its math on the Covid-19 virus to inspire such a panic which I view as an attack on my country and I’m ready for a fight over it. Compliance is not an option. Being a wimp is not an option. Safety is a consideration, not an expected way of living and trusting government is just a stupid idea no matter who is running it. When the rubber hits the road, our lives and the things we do with them, the products of our existence has value. Our economy has value, more than most are willing to admit and we do not have an obligation to retreat at the sign of a virus just as we should never just let a robber steal our possessions in our home without shooting and killing them. We do not have a duty by any Constitution to retreat from a threat, and the same holds true with the coronavirus.

People keep asking me how long this will go on, this stay at home order set by government so that it can deal with this crises the way all inefficient governments do, slow and cowardly, like those people I mentioned running through the rain with their masks and jackets perched up over their heads to save them from potential “death.” The states of our country are not bringing in money. Eventually, very soon, within weeks, the pain of that lack of revenue is going to crush them. Surely they are counting on President Trump to declare a state of emergency and bail them out of the debts, many which they had before this coronavirus ever hit. But there won’t be money for government employees because there just hasn’t been any sales tax, which is the most irresponsible aspect of this whole shutdown over viral concerns. Many more lives are being ruined because of the destroyed economy than by anything this Covid-19 virus will produce. The lawsuits that will happen after this is over will be monstrous, detrimental to a court system that won’t even be able to pay employees to staff the courts. This is a tragedy on a scale beyond comprehension and is far more damaging than even the high number that Doctor Doom predicted of millions of deaths. When all this is over, there will be a lot of asses to kick and that is where I’m at. Giving up our freedoms is not worth saving a few lives. Our economy, the possessions of our intellect we do not have a duty to retreat from. Just as the duty to retreat is wrong in Ohio regarding the castle doctrine, it is just as wrong to stay in our houses to allow the government to save face for its lack of preparedness to deal with this World Health Organization pandemic as they called it, and panicked the world into communist action. No matter how many body bags they stack up on television for us to see, there is an ass kicking coming, and it was they who started it. We can fight in the streets, we can fight in the courts, but that fight will happen, and the outcome will not be the one that Bill Gates and the losers at Google calculated in their modeling before all this started.

Rich Hoffman

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Ohio: A Quiet Place–The list of things that can kill you more than Coronavirus

I have figured it out, Amy Acton from the Governor of Ohio’s Health Department developed her strategy for dealing with Covid-19 by watching the movie, A Quiet Place. Traveling down the roads of Ohio and through towns devoid of people I have an answer to a question I had after watching that movie, why would people just disappear and leave everything in an advanced society vacant and docile? Amy seems to be very influenced by this movie because the order to put everyone on essential house arrest to deal with this virial outbreak is precisely duplicating the actions taken in that modern horror movie. While watching that movie, and also, how people are dealing with this whole Coronavirus outbreak, I have the same question—why would people surrender their freedom and liberty for some alien invader? The monsters in A Quiet Place were scary, but there is no way they take over the world as they did in that film where everyone had to be “quiet” in order to live. People would have killed them, hunted them down and slaughtered them. The drama was a useless exercise, people wouldn’t behave that way in a crisis, or so I thought. Yet driving around Ohio its obvious that most people would behave just as the family in A Quiet Place did under threat of invasion, because they were doing just that.

Some facts about Covid-19 to keep in mind as we explore this fascinating topic of reaction to an alien invader, Covid-19 who is more deadly in perception than in actuality, just as in that movie, A Quiet Place. At the moment Ohio (as of 3-25-20) there are 704 confirmed cases of the virus and 10 confirmed fatalities. There is a strong belief that the number could be 5 times higher due to testing needs and people walking around with it who don’t know that they have it. With all that in mind that puts us at 3,520 cases in Ohio with 50 potential deaths from that population, out of just over 11 million people, statistically speaking. The death rate with some of that extra math taken into consideration is around .2%. That same dynamic could be said to be equal to the national numbers of 50,000 cases and 600 deaths. Of course when you are talking about measuring every life with a chart examining every single case it looks like a big number, but at those numbers its trending about at the same place as the common flu in creating fatalities. Even as Amy Acton spoke from her Quiet Place in the state capital of Ohio with 6 feet between her and everyone else using social distancing in this case to be quiet as in the film, to avoid the aggression of the virus, she has stated that out of all patients with Coronavirus, 11% will need to be in the ICU. Out of those with Coronavirus, 16% are healthcare workers getting it while treating those who have it. 25.7 percent of that infected population need to be hospitalized as 75-80% will be fine as out-patients. There is something very wrong here that a logical mind is missing, the danger of the virus has been elevated in some artificial way for some reason……hmmmm, what could it be?

Meanwhile, people are still dying of all the other things that they always have died over. Here is an interesting list of things that kill people every day and by year in the United States that are every bit as dangerous as this Covid-19 virus, but we have never shut down the country over them. The answer to why will make you very angry, but before getting to that, let’s have a look at the list:

115 persons die each day in motor vehicle crashes in the United States (30,000 per year)

 Every day, approximately 123 Americans die by suicide

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 76 million people in the United States become ill from the food they eat, and about 5,000 of them die every year

Of the 5,051 people who died from choking in 2015, 2,848 were older than 74.

On average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States. During one year, this equates to more than 10 million women and men.

Around 4.5 million Americans are bitten by dogs every year, resulting in the hospitalization of 6,000 to 13,000 people each year in the United States

Over 1,000 people get struck by lightning every year in the United States, and over 100 of them die as a result of the strike

In 2017, more than 70,000 people died from drug overdoses, making it a leading cause of injury-related death in the United States

An estimated 88,000 people (approximately 62,000 men and 26,000 women) die from alcohol-related causes annually, making alcohol the third leading preventable cause of death in the United States

500 children go to the hospital every year from choking or other injuries.

Furthermore, every year 80,000 people go to the hospital to get treatment for injuries from lawn mowers.

Every year 15,500 people go to the hospital in the United States to treat injuries caused by falling off a ladder. While 113 ladder falls every year prove to be deadly.

Every year there are 43,200 hospital visits for injuries caused by furniture tipping over onto someone. Of those people, 26 are crushed to death. While another 1.8 million people go to the hospital after falling out of bed. 450 of those people die from the fall. While coffee tables cause 143,070 children under the age of 5 to visit the emergency room every year. Also 237 people go to the hospital every year from burning themselves on lightbulbs.

Every year, 6,000 people go to the hospital for pencil related injuries. Many times the injuries are the result of a pencil being stuck in someone’s eye. While other times, sharp pencils stab and cut the skin. Of these 6,000 injuries, 100 more prove to be fatal. Pens also injure and kill people. On average, 100 people a year die from chewing on a pen

Space heaters cause 40% of all household fires. They also cause an average of 1,490 injuries and 470 deaths every single year.

The United States alone has 300 toaster-related deaths. Most of the deaths are the result of electrical shock from sticking a knife into the slots to remove jammed toast.

Every year 9000 people end up in the hospital from choking on toothpicks. Most toothpick victims are children between the ages of 5 and 14. Furthermore, an average of 3 people die every year from accidentally swallowing toothpicks, puncturing their internal organs.

An estimated 80,000 Americans died of flu and its complications in 2018.

According to the National Safety Council (NSC), in 2017 personal exercise, with or without exercise equipment, accounted for some 526,000 injuries the most of any category of sports and recreation. Basketball followed with about 500,000 injuries, while bicycling, with 457,000 injuries, and football, with 341,000 injuries, ranked third and fourth.

In the US, around 4,000 to 5,500 people die from gang violence each year. Among all gun homicide cases, 80% of them are gang related.

So as Amy Acton and Doctor Doom from the CDC have been saying, its all about bringing down the curve, the amount of sick and in need of hospital beds matched against the supply. So the need in America is to string out the cases, slow down the virus so that the hospitals won’t be overrun by the sick. But if that were the concern the World Health Organization wouldn’t be stating that America will be the next epicenter of the virus scaring everyone to death even as the CDC has ads on Fox News keeping on the front of everyone’s minds day and night so there is no room to think about anything else. The health people are talking out of both sides of their mouth for a reason—because this was never about a virus outbreak that once it is all said and done will be nothing more than just another flu. It was about scaring people into paralysis to have an influence on the dialogue for the day after, for more socialized medicine ran by the government, more funding for the CDC, and behavioral change in America in general. Hardly before anybody knew anything about this virus people were saying that life in America would never be the same.

Yet as Amy Acton spoke about the danger of the curb increasing and how terrible this week would be with sheer deaths, the 1,300 hospital beds that are available in Ohio are only 70% occupied. Based on models she has been looking at with global “scientists” all from liberalized colleges who certainly have a political stake in the outcomes of these models, she thinks Ohio will need 50% more hospital capacity before its all said and done. That however doesn’t makes sense since as we said giving generous estimates to the amount of people who actually have it, based on those who have actually been tested, there is nothing to justify that extra demand based on the rate that people are healing from the virus and being discharged to return home.

To date across the world around 100,000 people have recovered from the virus, it is not a death sentence as it has been made out to appear. It is simply another money grab for funding for the medical industry that has been artificially constrained due to socialized medicine tampering with the American supply which is precisely why Amy Acton is concerned. The limit is their own fault, and to hide it, they have sought to make it all of our problem by playing into some primal fear we all might have of an alien invasion and the behavior that might push us hiding in our homes during the days of Armageddon, which government sought to create to hide their intentions all along. And because of all that they have taken a virus, that certainly has its risk factors, but is nothing outside of the dangers we have in every day life, and blown them out of proportion to drive a day after response to socialized medicine, New Green Deal concerns, and to harm the American economy to equalize with the rest of the world in a very political way. And to do it, they tapped into our greatest fears, likely by watching some movie like A Quiet Place and trying to make laws that brought that reality to our daily lives by taking fiction and turning it into perceptual fact.

Rich Hoffman

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