Recently, I heard on WNAX that New York’s governor said she will fire “thousands of health care workers if they do not take the COVID vaccine by the end of the day.” She says she is protecting those who have to have health care. How is this protecting anyone who has to go to the doctor or hospital because of heart attack, appendicitis, an accident or any other emergency if there is not one to care for them? Health care is already short of help, so thousands of health care workers are fired because they refuse to get the shot.

And it has been proven that, even with that shot, people still get sick from the COVID. Don’t tell me other vaccinations have been required and most people have taken them without a problem, like vaccinations for mumps, measles, whooping cough, smallpox and polio. These have been proven 99.99% effective, needed only one or two or three boosters and have eradicated that disease — and HAVE NOT been mandatory. I lived before any of these vaccinations were available, and then, when they became available, and I do not remember a panic to get them, nor a mandate to do so. Encouragement to do so, yes — not “a get it or else.”

I know if I needed to go to the doctor or hospital with something urgent, I would not ask those taking care of me if they were vaccinated, I would just want care — NOW — and I am sure there are thousands who would agree with me.

The health care system is already strapped for help, then people like the New York governor and others want to fire thousands more, making care of sick people nearly impossible and putting extra stress on the rest of the workers.

Listen to the reasons for NOT taking the shot, examine them. Something is wrong when much-needed workers are fired for refusing to take a vaccine that is much less than 100% effective, leaving people without health care, food service, trucking and help in many other things.

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VoiceforAll

You couldn't be more right Lois. Last year during the Trump administration nurses, doctor's, paramedics, National Guard members, all the front line workers were considered hero's for the work they were performing. But under Joe Biden, they have been vilified, they are now the enemy, of course unless you bow down to their tyranny and agree to whatever they want. The second those hero's didn't, that's it, get out, we don't need you and we don't want you. Hundreds of thousands of Illegal aliens coming across the southern border now have the "option" to get the vaccine, but our frontline workers don't, they must get the shot or lose their jobs, this is insane, this is going to cost people their lives and it is all due to Joe Biden's sick need for power. It amazes me everyday that this administration will not listen to the doctor's and nurses of this country nor to the science, but would rather listen to Fauci and the big pharmaceutical companies making billions off of these shots for their direction. This is insane. Thank you front line workers, you are all wonderful, amazing people and we can't say it enough, thank you for all that you do, I only wish you had the support of the democratic administration as well.

Grateful Dead

Sadly, the confident ignorance of Ms. Keck is shared widely throughout our nation.

This is why we have over 700,000 dead Americans with many thousands more unvaccinated fools still to join them.

VoiceforAll

Speaking of ignorance, it's amazing how many of you fools just bow down and listen to a senile president and an overpaid mouthpiece like Fauci run around spouting anything they say as being facts and anyone who dares get in their way are murderer's, typical democrat scare tactic. No wonder more and more people are questioning the validity of the vaccines and the masks, it's because of people like you and this so called president that have nothing more to do than threaten and force people into doing something they have every right not to do, Hope you are enjoying your freedoms, because the are quickly being taken away from you and everyone else, unless of course you are an elite, a politician or an illegal alien. By the way, Mr. Fauci is already saying you won't be "allowed" to hold Christmas gatherings, really, we are not "allowed" to get together with our own families? Go ahead Grateful Dead, hunker down for another year, maybe it will be better next year, probably not though and you can stay hunkered down for another year, and another year, and another year.

Gimmy A. Breake

Mr. Voice and his friends believe alternative facts

of discredited charlatans and disproven quacks.

Their outraged insistence would be more compelling

if our anti-vax death toll didn’t keep on swelling.

VoiceforAll

So if you do some reading and not just listen to CNN and MSNBC, look at the numbers coming out of California. Two counties located right next to each other, Orange County and Los Angeles county, Orange County has no mandate for mask wearing, Los Angeles County does, Los Angeles counties covid cases per 100,000 people is 9, Orange Counties is 5 per 100,000. Both have identical hospitalization rates and have similar vaccination rates. It does not matter if you wear a mask or not, quit making our children suffer through this forced muzzling, it isn't helping. And quit making legal American citizens get a vaccine, the truth is out there people, you just have to dig for it as the media is burying it.

JMDrury

Vaccines that are mandated to attend Kindergarten:

Polio

Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis (DTaP)

Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR)

Hepatitis B

Varicella (Chickenpox)

Vaccines MANDATED to attend child care facilities:

Polio

Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis (DTaP)

Haemophilus influenzae type b

Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR)

Hepatitis B

Varicella (Chickenpox)

Yes the truth is out there just not on FOX news

VoiceforAll

Gimmy, look what is happening in Florida, again, not being reported by your liberal media outlets, numbers are falling drastically without anything changing for mask or vaccine mandates. Numbers are going up and going down naturally, just like the flu cases do. It is a virus, you are not going to stop it, with each and every variant that comes out, Joe wants you to get another shot, you and everyone else are chasing their tails, you are not going to stop it with a shot, again, it is a virus, it is not going to go away. I will hedge my bets on natural immunity over your big pharmaceutical, billion dollar making, Joe Biden mandated shots that are having less and less affect on those getting them. Hunker down and get in line for your monthly shots, or whatever Joe decides on how many you need, I am telling you now your vaccine card is not big enough for all the shots you are going to get from them.

E pluribus

A more telling statistic, Mr. Voice, is that South Dakota ranks 7th among the states for Covid cases per 100,000 population while California ranks 35th.

TruthFairy605

Voice, the only fact that matters to me is the very one you and all the anti-vaxxers always ignore:

And that’s the simple fact that UNvaccinated people like you are dying at a rate of better than 10 to 1 compared to people like me who are not too frightened and uninformed to take the shot.

VoiceforAll

E pluribus, yep, ignore the facts on California that I put out there, the mandated masked, vaccinated county is worse than the non-masked, non-vaccinated county, wonder why? The thing everyone ignores is that with more and more getting the vaccine, and the more and more people that are wearing a mask, why do the numbers keep climbing? Shouldn't they be dropping? It's been over a year that we have been dealing with this, but numbers keep climbing. 80% of South Dakotans have had at least one shot, but our numbers are worse?

Truthfairy, you are the one that is frightened and uninformed, you got scared and you continue to use scare tactics to push Joe's agenda, I am not scared of any of this, I do what I want, when I want and how I want, like a free American citizen should be able to do, you have been scared into submission by Joe and Fauci because you are the uninformed one, you are the one that has chosen to take Joe and Fauci at their word. And let's not forget CNN, MSNBC, Facebook, celebrities, athletes, politicians, wait, none of them are scientists or doctors, are they, well then lets listen to the pharmaceutical companies, wait, they are the ones making billions off of the vaccine, and now the booster shots that they are pushing, all in the name of helping you, not for profit, but to help you, they care about you, don't they Truth? I am sure you believe that as well, as long as Joe and Fauci say so.

TruthFairy605

How predictable. One more wordy regurgitation of your anti-VAX talking points.

But you still ignore the one fact that matters.

Friedrich Farmer

Speaking of facts - don’t look now, but the Pandemic is easing. For the time being.

And guess what? As vaccine rates rise around the country, the numbers seem to show that the vaccine mandates are working.

Another fact for Mr. Voice and his anti-VAX friends ignore.

Mr. T

When you do cite numbers, Mr. Voice. Please try to cite the correct ones.

The correct number is not 80%, but just under 60%

It calls into the question all the other “facts“ you spout.

Larry Skow

Grateful dead/gimme a break/e pluribus/Fairy Tale/Freddie the free loader. You are all wrong as usual. reason 700K are dead is because of dr. Fauci. Killer Cuomo done his share of Grannies in as well. read up on what phizers own scientist say about the vaccine. Read up on what the head og CDC said over the weekend. In short this vaccine is nothing more then something that will reduce symptoms of Covid an we can not slow transmission. Go to project Veritas. They speak the truth. Also i suggest all you fools pick up couple of books to read CONSERVATIVE COMBACKS TO LIBERAL LIES/Gregg Jackson and USEFUL IDIOTS by Mona Charen an no the latter book is not a book about Gimme a Break's family reunions. Voice for All an Lois Keck are spot on. This is all to make life harder on all of us. There is a agenda out here--who knows what it is. But time to stand up to the leftards an the lies. They wilt in face of truth. There is a dark reason they wish to have access to your bank accounts for a mere $600 transaction. Come on you fools it is not the little guys that have 81 trust funds set up in south Dakota hiding money. This virus just didn't drop out of a bat's butt! they don't mutate this fast naturally. Think back---this all started on Obama's watch. Who in charge? Fauci!! There lies the evil! But you are all wrong.

VoiceforAll

Sorry Truth, just like a typical democrat you don't want to know details, harder to push a lie if people actually know what is going on, keep the people in the dark, it's what is best for them, right Truth. Yep, the pandemic is easing for now, it's a virus, it's going to do that, it's never going away no matter how many shots Joe says you have to get, it's always going to be here. Sorry about the typo Mr. T, as a democrat you would never make a mistake about anything except voting for a senile man that can't be trusted to make any decisions that will actually help America. And all the truth that Jen Psaki spouts from the podium everyday, you believe all that garbage as well I am sure, good to see all the democrats falling in line with their president. Need to keep this one short for Truth, I am sure she has reached her reading limit by now.

VoiceforAll

Speaking of facts, I wasn't sure how the democrats could top all the other lies that they have told in 9 months, but when Joe and all his supporting crew said that the $3.5 trillion dollar America killing bill will cost $0, that has got to be the biggest lie ever told by a president, I am sure Joe can top it, but that one is a big one. Tell me how that works democrats, he said it is not going to raise the national debt one cent. Can you really believe that is the case? And you want people to believe everything he says about the vaccine? I am sure you do as a democrat, but as free thinking American's, most don't and aren't. Yet another Joe disaster in the making.

JMDrury

lies told by presidents??

How's that Mexico Border wall coming along???

VoiceforAll

So read the article on this website titled "Flush with COVID-19 aid, schools steer funding to sports", schools are using Covid money intended to be used to reopen schools closed down because of Covid and putting it into athletic facilities. The government handed out $123 billion dollars to schools and this is the result, and now the government wants to hand out $3.5 trillion dollars and everyone thinks this money is going to go to the right people and causes? This government can't even manage $123 billion dollars, why do you think they can manage $3.5 trillion. A little perspective, one trillion dollars is 1,000 billion dollars, or one million million dollars, yes, one million million dollars per trillion dollars, wrap your heads around that people, and Joe wants to spend all of this, of course at $0 cost somehow, but only a democrat can justify that. One million million dollars per trillion, this is insane. I used to say my children's children's grandchildren would be paying for all this democratic spending, now there is going to be no way that anyone will ever pay for this, it is going to be absolutely impossible, so good thing Joe said it is going to cost $0, everyone knows he knows what's going on.

Larry Skow

Voice for all. These blind mice don't/can't stand up to truth an facts. They are weaponizing this "Vaccine". That is wrong. It is your body your choice. Isn't that the argument the left uses on abortion? True I believe that is woman's right to chose--But it still murder. They want vaccine passports to eat in cafe or go to store. But fight against I.D to vote. Which I want my vote protected--but they fight that. Vaccine takes years to develop/test--19 year average this one came to bear in 9 months. True everything has risks. But we chose the risks. All choices have consequences. But how can the left be so stupid? All the time. But in the end this virus is mutating way to fast. Not natural! All this wasted energy should be put to bearing pressure on our mush minded leader to take china to task. Or at least water board Fauci an get the true story. This blood is on his hands.

Larry Skow

Isn't odd that hospitals are letting go people hailed as hero's a year ago? Worked thru pandemic before a vaccine available. No calling them zero's. Ones being let go include maintenance staff it goes far beyond front line staff. You have to ask--are they engineering a health care collapse? An to turn unvaxxed away from medical care absolutely defies the Hippocratic Oath! It time we move from pandemic to endemic stage. This not going to be eradicated--we need to just start living with it. But will they allow that? WE THE PEOPLE! We control our fate--not the powers that wannabe. WE THE PEOPLE

TruthFairy605

So many words, guys. And so predictable. More wordy defenses of your anti-VAX talking points.

But you still ignore the one fact that matters.

And that’s that UNvaccinated people like you are dying at a rate of better than10 to 1 compared to people like me who are not too ignorant to take the shot.

And as Fred Farmer told you, the rising vaccine rates around the country coincide with the falling Covid rates.

The numbers show vaccine mandates are working.

The numbers also show more and more Americans are ignoring your anti-VAX bullsh*t.

So what’s your response? Maybe - like Abe always says - it's “Just you wait.” Right?

Larry Skow

O Fairy TALE. I am not anti Vax. Get that thru ur thick skull filled with Bu#@S&2#t for brains. It is highly likely the virus has ran its natural course on this go around. That is the natural process. It rises/Falls. Lot of it due to natural Immunity. What we need is common sense to take over. Look at all the flip flops/lies from Fauci himself on this. He changes daily/if not hourly. Now already trying to shut down Xmas. Why is Biden hording a known cure in the anti-viral doses? Now new anti viral treatments coming into play. Merrick/Pfizer are bringing 2 to market. FDA just approved a old known Horse medication for use on Covid---No not Ivermectin. But it was is used on both humans/Horses for YEARS. Now approved--has been for 3 weeks. BS for brains answer why Biden is hoarding cure in the anti-viral. Answer up why this is being weaponized. Along with DOJ/FBI going after unhappy parents speaking up. Back your claims or go crawl in your rat hole. You want to play the insult game in answers. I will gladly take it to next level an bury you with facts not miss information. It is wrong to politicize this. FACT YOU FOOL. ALL VACCINES SO FAR ON COVID HAVE VERY SHORT EFFECTIVENESS. Natural immunity is the BEST. This will never be eradicated an new mutants already on the horizon--that you fool is not normal. Time Fauci an others answer up on what was turned loose. That is one EVIL person that will sit with Hitler/Stalin/Mao in he#@ where mass murders go. Killer Cuomo/Clintons will be way at tail end of that line. Answer decent or clam up.

Larry Skow

Fairy Tale teller. Some items you over looking is. It simply does not make sense to fire unvaxx when your hospital/health care is overloaded. Compounds the problem. Also you may very well be on tip of break thru case surge. Bear in mind it running 1% now yet only 50%(?) vaxxed. Also the numbers you spout are shaded. Many of these deaths have severe under lying factors. Some of them for medical reasons could not take the vaccine. Simply caught in catch-22 situation. But it is wrong for medical industry to turn away un vaxxed an not treat them. Wrong to fire unvaxxed. Vax mandates are wrong. Fairy bag of wind your reasoning is wrong--but you fit the reason to fit your state of mind. It shows by jumping to conclusion I am anti vax. Never have I stated a position of anti vaccine in any of my letters/comments. So read/comprehend what is written. But i will continue to ask questions. If you insult me. I will insult back 5-10 times. But I notice you an lot of folks hide behind a moniker. Never write a letter to editor stating your opinion. Yet jump on any one who does--ashamed to stamp your name on opinion? We can discuss lots of issues without insults. But seems some can't discuss with reason--or won't. Also just fallow the money on this "pandemic". Covid deaths are generating a huge some money. doctors/hospitals/funeral homes/estate attorneys/shot clinics/testing/pharmacutical compaies. We are letting a solvable situation take control. Even the supply chain is benefitting from this. Fear/panic is being used to take liberties away. So answer the questions O fairy one. Your up

Larry Skow

Fairy Tale: Answer this simple question: Why on abortion the left states firmly an has for years. It is my body my choice. Look it up that one of their claims. Now on vaccine they are taking that choice away. Answer it so all can read your answer. This should be interesting to hear answer.

Larry Skow

Every body needs to check out the new discovered video of Fauci speaking to HHH officials about a new virus coming out of china an it will be used to push universal mandatory vaccinination! This video an others now PREDATES all known cases of Covid! Connect the dots folks. Fauci/Obama financed Wuhan lab research on this. Foolish to believe anything else as evidence mounts against Dr. Virus. He knew it was coming. 700,000 dead in USa! How many world wide? An you listen to Dr. Deaths advice? HAHAHAHAHA

Larry Skow

Fairy Tale: The vaccine cause may of went off smoother as well if several High Ranking Democrats would not of been skepitcal of its safty when Trump was president. The great empty minded V.P Harris was very much against the vaccine safty. Gov. Killer Cuomo was another--same time he was killing granma's/grandpa's in nursing homes. Fauci never spoke out on that safty issue either. AOC was another loud mouth negative vaccine democrat. But in short Fairy bag of wind an others you will never address the above issues. Truth/facts stand against democrats an their constant lies. 700,000 dead in USA all on fauci's hands

JMDrury

In one post you say “They are weaponizing this "Vaccine". That is wrong. It is your body your choice. Isn't that the argument the left uses on abortion? True I believe that is woman's right to choose--But it still murder.”

If there is a preventative to a sickness that you could take, that may save someone’s life and you choose not to take it and a person dies….isn’t that still murder in the face of “my body, my choice”

Also can you please explain (use small words as I am democrat AND female and we all know how you feel about that combination! ) I have had the shot and I haven't climbed any bell towers lately, nor am I magnetic or possess any superpowers, etc. nor have I been sick at all this year. So it what ways EXACTLY is the vaccine being weaponized, I am really curious to hear the answer.

TruthFairy605

Golly gee willikers, Mr. Scow. You just set the record for the most uninterrupted consecutive posts!

It’s so hard for you to come to the point, so you just evade by throwing everything that comes to your mind at the wall to see what sticks.

Seems I hit a nerve.

OffTheFence

And notice that our Colorado curmudgeon still ignores the one fact that matters.

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