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This morning, there are three stories on the KOMO Web site that should make every Washingtonian worried and angry. This state is turning into a very difficult place for any free person to live. First on the agenda is the fully-expected riots based on the upcoming verdict in the trial of ex-police officer Derek Chauvin in Minneapolis. The local director of a police advisory commission was interviewed, on what she expects to happen when the verdict is reached. Here’s the definitive quote from the article:
Nervous all day, pit in my stomach, just very unsettled,” said Victoria Beach, the SPD African American Community Advisory Chair. “If he is let off, this city could burn down.”
Note that choice of phrasing. The city could burn down. All by itself? Probably not, and I believe that the organization is getting its incendiary materials ready now.
The second interesting story relates to the Wuhan Coronavirus epidemic. The story purports to evaluate the difference in responses to the virus, in Washington versus Texas. The article does accurately note the much lower “case rate” in Texas versus Washington, even though Washington has had a statewide mask mandate since July of 2020. However, the Health Nazis can’t have that, so they opine that “case rate” is not what should be taken into account when evaluating the two states-they must find statistics that fit the narrative.
In Washington, the deaths-per-100,000 is 70, according to the CDC, whereas in Texas, the deaths-per-100,000 is 167.
The percent of occupied hospital beds by COVID patients:
- In Washington state is 5.5 percent.
- In Texas, the rate is 6.2 percent.
The third story here in Washington says that our county, Snohomish, is “likely to regress to Phase Two” in the next week, due to increased Covid “cases”. Hey, you SnoCo residents, back in your cages! Hey, restaurants and retail establishments, more worries of bankruptcy when you can only allow 25% occupancy. School outdoor sports will also be canceled, further ruining the lives of many children. It feels more like tyranny every day. I really do feel sorry for the Seattle residents and businesses who will have their buildings burned down and livelihoods threatened by the riots they know are coming, but can’t do anything about.Published in