Saturday, December 26, 2020

Evil Isn’t A Sickness

Great discussion about how personal responsibility goes hand in hand with freedom.

Thursday, April 2, 2020

COVID-19

March was a terrible month. The math does not look good. We went from 7,000 cases worldwide to a million. At this rate, we could be at 100 million by the end of April. By the end of May, the whole world could be infected. A month ago the United States was barely affected, and now it is everywhere.

This appears to be far worse than what public officials are willing to admit. The virus is projected to peak in different places anywhere from mid-April to late May. Can we afford to have our economy shut down for two whole months? Two months is not the end of it, because the disease is likely to be at its peak throughout May. Can we afford to have most of the population isolated for four months?

I'm worried that society will break down. You might not be able to get basic supplies.

At some point, we might have to isolate the people most at risk and let the disease run its course. A recent article said that the death rate is really under 1%, but even so, we seem to be headed toward 5 billion people infected as one expert predicted. We could be looking at Spanish flu numbers where between 50 to 100 million people will die.

I am hoping that they can fast track some treatment. A vaccine may be a long way off, but if they can treat the worst off then they could cut down on the mortality. As people recover then herd immunity will slow down the virus.

I have seen a couple of different conspiracy theorists claim that this is a weaponized virus created in a Chinese lab from a virus originally modified in the United States. The experts say that it is not. The virus appears to have come from bats. However, at this point, it doesn't matter, because either way, it is an extremely contagious virus with relatively high mortality. That's the reality that we are faced with.

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Best wishes,

John Coffey

http://www.entertainmentjourney.com

Number of Indiana cases doubled in 4 days




Fifty-seven days ago:




Friday, March 6, 2020

Federal Budget

Trump's proposed $4.829 trillion federal budget spread out over 329 million people is $14,678 per citizen (man, woman, and child) in the country. Spread over 141 million taxpayers, it is 34,248 per taxpayer. The average household income in the United States is $59,000. The federal budget for a family of four is about equal to the average household income.

The actual amount of taxes collected by the Federal Government is only about 3.7 trillion dollars, leaving a deficit of about a trillion dollars.

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Friday, February 28, 2020

Diversity Wars: The crazy fight over something we'd all realize we agree on if we stopped fighting.

In response to ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AAcnPXD6TBY

I wrote...

In this modern era, the vast majority of people have no prejudice toward any particular group, and the minority that is prejudiced is on the way out.  Bias would have silently disappeared except for the fact some people keep making a big deal out of it.  Instead of having a color-blind society, certain political groups tell people that they are defined by their physical attributes and that they are victims because of it.  As long as people go through life thinking that they are victims, then they will feel powerless to improve their situation because they will always see themselves as victims.  All this political agitation stirs the pot and creates resentment between groups when instead we just need to look at people as individuals.

Sunday, February 23, 2020

Chris Matthews Said Something Completely Idiotic About Bernie Sanders

In response to:

https://youtu.be/5FP_ATSHVVQ

I wrote:

Bernie Sanders beating Trump is not realistic. The middle of the country is right of center, and is not ready to abandon free enterprise. You may say Bernie doesn't want to do that, but his rhetoric scares a great many. To be honest, nobody is really sure how far left Bernie is.

The only reason the establishment is panicking is because Bernie is going to lose to Trump.

Although Chris Matthews is an idiot, it does not seem like he compared Bernie to Nazis, but made a military comparison of the battle (for the nomination) being over.

Best wishes,

John Coffey

Thursday, February 13, 2020

The Truth About the Coronavirus - PANDEMIC?

"Using CT scans that reveal lung infection would help patients receive treatment as soon as possible and improve their chances of recovery," the provincial health commission said. This new methodology accounts for the sharp increase in Hubei's daily confirmed cases: 13,332 of the 14,840 newly confirmed cases in the province on 12 February were diagnosed clinically under the new definition.



All is not well Between Bernie & AOC in the Socialist Utopia

Sunday, February 9, 2020

Former coworker

I wrote this 2 years ago, and I still feel exactly the same. Prepare to stab me with insults if you are an anti-immigrant-Trump-sycophant:

Dear Immigrant, legal and illegal:

You are welcome in my country. You may use food stamps, welfare, and any other type of government entitlement to which I have personally contributed with my income and other types of taxes while you get to your proverbial feet. Feel free to bring your extended family with you. If you happen to be Muslim, I look forward to hearing about your religious views and learning about your native national and spiritual culture.

Thank you,

Mr. Older-white-male-middle-class-liberal-agnostic-scientifically-minded-white-collar-working-bass-playing-facebook-posting-college-educated-jeep-driving-beer-drinking-Trump-disapproving-somewhat-intelligent-though-not-good-looking-size-10-shoe-wearing-citizen-voter-in-every-election-in-order-to-make-known-my-political-views-because-I-was-naturally-born-by-luck-within-the-united-states-after-all-I-may-just-as-well-have-been-born-in-a-South-American-rain-forest-though-I-would-still-expect-dignity-as-a-human-being-from-every-other-human-being-on-this-planet-not-the-shit-my-political-leaders-and-their-dumb-racist-minions-are-trying-to-pass-off-to-you-as-not-a-natural-born-political-citizen-as-though-they-deserve-more-dignity-than-you-do-and-that-somehow-they-are-better-than-you-all-the-while-feigning-some-bastardized-version-of-christianity-voting-voting-voting-citizen.


Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

This is significant. We are looking at an exponential increase on a daily basis. Since it is still early, it is likely to level off somewhat. 


 


In response to ...

Carolyn Branaman
15 hrs · 
It makes me sick, all these wishy-washy republicans, too afraid to remove this crook from the oval office, saying.he was wrong, out of line, dirty dealing but couldn't put country first; shame on you!!
Cowards, fools. Why censure, he won't keep his mouth shut nor can he be trusted. He will do it again or probably worse.  Anything he does from now on be on your head!!.
Comments
  • John Coffey
    John Coffey

We should acknowledge that confirmation bias exists. I'm for Trump's agenda. I am going to have positive confirmation bias. However, those against Trump's agenda believe every little lie that comes out without any factual basis. There has been extreme slander of this president, and this angers me to no end. I think that the problem with the left is that they believe their own BS. And they literally make up stuff against Trump, all of which they have done. The leftist politicians are far more corrupt than anything Trump has done or even been accused of, but they run interference by throwing out false accusations. There was never any evidence of Trump Russian collusion, but the left took it as gospel. Trump was exonerated and they still take it as gospel. If Mueller had the goods he would have used it, but he didn't. All the while, Democrats were calling Trump a traitor, a Russian agent, which is completely not true,

The phone call was taken completely out of context. I read the transcript 3 times and there is nothing there. We have a treaty with Ukraine that says that we will help them root out corruption. The Biden crime family that has so profited from corruption is not immune to investigation because Biden is running for office. Trump was doing his job. Trump said that he did not want to give money to a corrupt government. Even if you could assume the worst, which I don't think that you legitimately can, I really don't care after all the slander and dirty politics they have done to Trump. And BTW, all or almost all foreign aid has strings attached. It is one of the reasons we give foreign aid so that we can help countries clean up their act.

And I am angry. Very angry. For all their corruption and their lies, there is going to be hell to pay in the November Election. I am predicting record turnout on both sides, because obviously both sides are pissed off. There is too much at stake here.

Otherwise, Best wishes.


John Coffey

In response to...

Carolyn Branaman
15 hrs · 

It makes me sick, all these wishy-washy republicans, too afraid to remove this crook from the oval office, saying.he was wrong, out of line, dirty dealing but couldn't put country first; shame on you!!

Cowards, fools. Why censure, he won't keep his mouth shut nor can he be trusted. He will do it again or probably worse.
Anything he does from now on be on your head!!.

Comments
  • John Coffey
    John Coffey We should acknowledge that confirmation bias exists. I'm for Trump's agenda. I am going to have positive confirmation bias. However, those against Trump's agenda believe every little lie that comes out without any factual basis. There has been extreme slander of this president, and this angers me to no end. I think that the problem with the left is that they believe their own BS. And they literally make up stuff against Trump, all of which they have done. The leftist politicians are far more corrupt than anything Trump has done or even been accused of, but they run interference by throwing out false accusations. There was never any evidence of Trump Russian collusion, but the left took it as gospel. Trump was exonerated and they still take it as gospel. If Mueller had the goods he would have used it, but he didn't. All the while, Democrats were calling Trump a traitor, a Russian agent, which is completely not true,

    The phone call was taken completely out of context. I read the transcript 3 times and there is nothing there. We have a treaty with Ukraine that says that we will help them root out corruption. The Biden crime family that has so profited from corruption is not immune to investigation because Biden is running for office. Trump was doing his job. Trump said that he did not want to give money to a corrupt government. Even if you could assume the worst, which I don't think that you legitimately can, I really don't care after all the slander and dirty politics they have done to Trump. And BTW, all or almost all foreign aid has strings attached. It is one of the reasons we give foreign aid so that we can help countries clean up their act.

    And I am angry. Very angry. For all their corruption and their lies, there is going to be hell to pay in the November Election. I am predicting record turnout on both sides, because obviously both sides are pissed off. There is too much at stake here.

    Otherwise, Best wishes.

    John Coffey


Yes, Hitler was a socialist.

Monday, February 3, 2020

Murders by DICTATORS Comparison

Rush Limbaugh

Two minutes ago, Rush Limbaugh just announced on his radio show that he has advanced lung cancer.  He said that he intends to continue his show as best as he is able.

I suspect that this will make the national news, maybe even the 3 PM radio news.

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Friday, January 24, 2020

Is Soybean Oil Harmful For the Brain? New Study Examines Health Impact

The researchers concluded that certain genes in the mice that were given soybean oil weren't operating properly, identifying about 100 of them. They noticed one particular gene that produces oxytocin, also known as the "love hormone," seemed to be impaired in mice who ate soybean oil. Among those mice, oxytocin levels were lower than normal.

Friday, January 17, 2020

2020: The Year We MUST Win - or Lose Everything!

Youtube and other services have been somewhat censoring or discouraging conservative voices.

In this video, Steffan Molyneux asks for financial support for his videos.

In response to the video, I wrote...

I would have supported you by now if it weren't for your scientific racism.  Although you believe yourself founded in science, it does not take into account how environment, nutrition, and culture affect academic performance and IQ test scores.  I strongly suggest that you drop this because we need decades of rigorous research to really sort this out.

Comparing this to the miasma theory of disease is just a poor analogy.  We are dealing with a far more complex topic and any generalization is likely to be inaccurate.

Racism is so ugly that even if you thought that you were correct, even suggesting that there are racial differences encourages people to be biased.  This bias can be so devasting, even if it is by people who think that they mean well.  Racial bias destroys lives.  Everyone deserves to be considered on their own merits without people making potentially false assumptions about them.

There is absolutely no reason to think that the genes that affect skin color should have any effect on intelligence.  It is more attributable to national origin, but even with that, culture and attitude have a profound effect on academic performance and IQ scores.

There is more genetic diversity among people of darker skin than just about any other group.  For this reason, it is dangerous to make any kind of generalization about people just because they have darker skin.

I have argued with people in the comments of your videos who are clearly racist.  You are attracting this kind of crowd and you should be repulsed by it.

Best wishes,

John Coffey

Saturday, January 4, 2020

This is What Will Happen if a Nuclear Missile is Launched

"The Chinese are not being Suppressed."

In response to "The Chinese are not being Suppressed."

I would argue that they are being suppressed. They are not allowed to have any political party other than the Communist party. China's leader has made himself dictator for life usurping for himself the power of the legislature. China has a long history of throwing anyone who complains about anything into reeducation camps. China is clamping down on religion and throwing Muslims in jail. China's new Social network system is designed to control individual behavior.  


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