Monday, March 2, 2020

Fred Weinberg: Trump Has Proven an Ideal Commander in Chief

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President Donald Trump joins Naval Academy cadets during the the Army vs. Navy American football game in Philadelphia on Dec. 14, 2019.
* Better said by Nathan Bedford Forrest: “War means fighting, and fighting means killing.”

I had intended to write about many of the Democrats who think so much of themselves that they wish us to vote them into office so they can run our lives.

Until I saw last Sunday’s “60 Minutes” story on retired Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher.

There, on the network that was once the employer of Edward R. Murrow, was a correspondent interviewing a special operations warfighter who had four combat deployments to the Middle East and telling him that what he did violated “the law of war.”

The law of war? Seriously?

This from the network on which Edward R. Murrow used to begin his World War II radio broadcasts with “this is London”?

The law of war?

*War is about killing people and breaking things. And anybody who actually believes that killing people and breaking things can and should be regulated is trying to sell you the Brooklyn Bridge.

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"This ain't from me. My daughter in law received this from the author."

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 Subject: What I am doing for the upcoming COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic

Dear Colleagues,

As some of you may recall, when I was a professor of pathology at the University of California San Diego, I was one of the first molecular virologists in the world to work on coronaviruses (the 1970s). I was the first to demonstrate the number of genes the virus contained. Since then, I have kept up with the coronavirus field and its multiple clinical transfers into the human population (e.g., SARS, MERS), from different animal sources.

The current projections for its expansion in the US are only probable, due to continued insufficient worldwide data, but it is most likely to be widespread in the US by mid to late March and April.

Here is what I have done and the precautions that I take and will take. These are the same precautions I currently use during our influenza seasons, except for the mask and gloves.

1) NO HANDSHAKING! Use a fist bump, slight bow, elbow bump, etc.

2) Use ONLY your knuckle to touch light switches. elevator buttons, etc.. Lift the gasoline dispenser with a paper towel or use a disposable glove.

3) Open doors with your closed fist or hip - do not grasp the handle with your hand, unless there is no other way to open the door. Especially important on bathroom and post office/commercial doors.

4) Use disinfectant wipes at the stores when they are available, including wiping the handle and child seat in grocery carts.

5) Wash your hands with soap for 10-20 seconds and/or use a greater than 60% alcohol-based hand sanitizer whenever you return home from ANY activity that involves locations where other people have been.

6) Keep a bottle of sanitizer available at each of your home's entrances. AND in your car for use after getting gas or touching other contaminated objects when you can't immediately wash your hands.

7) If possible, cough or sneeze into a disposable tissue and discard. Use your elbow only if you have to. The clothing on your elbow will contain infectious virus that can be passed on for up to a week or more!

What I have stocked in preparation for the pandemic spread to the US:

1) Latex or nitrile latex disposable gloves for use when going shopping, using the gasoline pump, and all other outside activity when you come in contact with contaminated areas.

Note: This virus is spread in large droplets by coughing and sneezing. This means that the air will not infect you! BUT all the surfaces where these droplets land are infectious for about a week on average - everything that is associated with infected people will be contaminated and potentially infectious. The virus is on surfaces and you will not be infected unless your unprotected face is directly coughed or sneezed upon.

This virus only has cell receptors for lung cells (it only infects your lungs) The only way for the virus to infect you is through your nose or mouth via your hands or an infected cough or sneeze onto or into your nose or mouth.

2) Stock up now with disposable surgical masks and use them to prevent you from touching your nose and/or mouth (We touch our nose/mouth 90X/day without knowing it!). This is the only way this virus can infect you - it is lung-specific. The mask will not prevent the virus in a direct sneeze from getting into your nose or mouth - it is only to keep you from touching your nose or mouth.

3) Stock up now with hand sanitizers and latex/nitrile gloves (get the appropriate sizes for your family). The hand sanitizers must be alcohol-based and greater than 60% alcohol to be effective.

4) Stock up now with zinc lozenges. These lozenges have been proven to be effective in blocking coronavirus (and most other viruses) from multiplying in your throat and nasopharynx. Use as directed several times each day when you begin to feel ANY "cold-like" symptoms beginning. It is best to lie down and let the lozenge dissolve in the back of your throat and nasopharynx.Cold-Eee lozenges is one brand available, but there are other brands available.

I, as many others do, hope that this pandemic will be reasonably contained, BUT I personally do not think it will be. Humans have never seen this (edited: animal)-associated virus before and have no internal defense against it.

Tremendous worldwide efforts are being made to understand the molecular and clinical virology of this virus. Unbelievable molecular knowledge about the genomics, structure, and virulence of this virus has already been achieved. BUT, there will be NO drugs or vaccines available this year to protect us or limit the infection within us. Only symptomatic support is available.

I hope these personal thoughts will be helpful during this potentially catastrophic pandemic. You are welcome to share.

Good luck to all of us!

James Robb, MD FCAP

The Virus in persepctive: CDC: 32 Million Americans Ill with Flu This Season, 18,000 Deaths

MIAMI, FL - OCTOBER 04: Luanne Boiko receives an influenza vaccination from nurse practitioner, Leslie Suarez, at the CVS Pharmacy store's MinuteClinic on October 4, 2018 in Miami, Florida. CVS stores will provide flu vaccinations at their MinuteClinic as well as the pharmacy and according to the Centers for Disease …

Although the media are focused on the coronavirus and the two fatalities that have taken place in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), influenza and related pneumonia are widespread across the country.

“CDC estimates that so far this season there have been at least 32 million flu illnesses, 310,000 hospitalizations and 18,000 deaths from flu,” the CDC’s weekly Influenza Surveillance Report said as of February 22, 2020.

“The percentage of death attributed to pneumonia and influenza is 6.9 percent, below the epidemic threshold of 7.3 percent,” the CDC reported.

Among the deaths are more than 100 children.

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Nick Sandmann’s Lawyers Filing Lawsuits Against Five More Media Companies


Lawyers for Covington Catholic High School senior Nick Sandmann reportedly will file lawsuits against five additional media companies this week for smearing Sandmann last year.

Sandmann’s lawyers submitted a status report with the U.S. District Court in Covington last week that showed that “they intend to file complaints against Gannett, ABC, CBS, The New York Times and Rolling Stone before March 9,” Fox 19 reported.

How History Will Treat the Left's Impeachment Push

Rep. Jim Jordan: Democrats Are 'Never Going to Stop' Trying to Impeach the President

Best Handgun For Small Hands

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If you’re looking for the best handgun for small hands, there’s a pistol market full of options to choose from. Just like trying on clothes in different sizes, one pistol isn’t going to be a one size fits all solution. Before making a pistol purchase you may regret, spend time researching your options. Get your hands on and grip as many as possible. Then, spend some time at the range with different models if you can.  

When it comes to comparing pistols, there are a few considerations I recommend researching before making a decision. The first is the reputation of the gun’s manufacturer. I explore their warranty policies and see how long it would take for them to repair something if the pistol broke. Look up the availability of parts, how long the manufacturer has been in the firearms industry, and if they are still producing the pistol you’re interested in. 

What About Ammo?

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U.S. Surgeon General: ‘Seriously, People — Stop Buying Masks!’

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U.S. Surgeon General Jerome M. Adams has a serious message for Americans worried about the coronavirus: Stop buying masks.

“Seriously people — STOP BUYING MASKS!” Adams, an anesthesiologist who has been surgeon general since 2017, wrote on Twitter.

“They are NOT effective in preventing general public from catching #Coronavirus, but if healthcare providers can’t get them to care for sick patients, it puts them and our communities at risk!” Adams wrote.

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Nunes Says Subpoenas Ready To Go, Will Hit 'Dirty Cops' in FBI, DOJ

Via Billy

The federal prosecutor tasked with finding the origins of the Democrats' "Russia collusion" claims against President Trump, claims which fell apart during the investigation of Trump by FBI special counsel Robert Mueller, likely will go straight to court with his results.

Without publishing a "report."

That's the perspective of Rep. Doug Collins, the ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee.

The Washington Examiner reported Collins said, "This is not going to be a Mueller report; there won't be a report. … When he's ready to charge people, he'll charge people. And that's when we'll know."

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Jonathan Turley: Court ruling 'vindicated' Trump on impeachment: Law professor says it 'reaffirms the historic blunder of the House'

Via Billy

The appeals court ruling Friday affirming former White House counsel Don McGahn's right to defy congressional subpoenas "vindicated" President Trump regarding the Democrats' second article of impeachment, according to George Washington University Law School Professor Jonathan Turley.
Turley, who was called by Republicans as a witness in the impeachment investigation, weighed in after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled in a split 2-1 decision that McGahn could defy subpoenas issued by the House Judiciary Committee, TheBlaze reported.

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