Letters to the Editor Sunday, September 19
Interview healthcare professionals who oppose the vaccine
I challenge The Gazette to send a reporter to interview doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals who don’t want to take the new COVID-19 drugs. Hear their reasons. Print them out.
Your subscribers deserve to hear directly from healthcare professionals (instead of reading a Gazette editorial written by untrained news staff, which instructs doctors and nurses to take these new drugs). The Gazette’s lack of medical credentials makes this editorial unconvincing at best.
The doctors and nurses you interview will have many valid reasons for not wanting to take these drugs. Print them all.
Finally, many people in government, in the media and in medicine are guilty of what Upton Sinclair said: “It’s hard to get a man to understand something when his salary depends on not understanding it.” . But always remember, “I was just following orders” is never a legal defense – when the hysteria subsides, the truth always comes out.
Just look at Cuomo. He’s in disgrace, out of work, waiting for state and federal charges to be filed, and likely facing jail time for his handling of the covid. If it can happen to him, it will happen to many others.
I challenge you to send this reporter.
Letter writer wrong about Biden, Harris
Mr. Zanger’s September 15 letter to the editor (“Biden and Harris cast doubt on the vaccine”) is a prime example of either blatant disregard for the facts or a deliberate acceptance of the deception. Nothing he says is true. He comments that “Blundering” Biden and “Chuckles” Harris (a crass nickname tactic he probably learned from Trump) “roamed the country last fall ahead of the election telling people you can’t trust vaccine “and that they are to blame for 80 million unvaccinated people.
Here are the facts (Source PolitFact): President Biden and Vice President Harris were wary of Trump’s COVID-19 vaccines – not the vaccines themselves. A social media video was selectively edited to take their comments out of context. The parts that are left out make it clear that Biden and Harris were raising questions not about the vaccines themselves, but about then-President Trump’s vaccine rollout and the risk of the effort becoming rushed or politicized. .
Harris was asked in an interview in September 2020 if she would take a vaccine if approved before the election. “If the public health professionals, if Dr. Fauci, if the doctors tell us to take it, I’ll be the first to take it. Absoutely. But if Donald Trump tells us we should take it, I don’t take it. Biden’s campaign statements show that he was concerned that politics would influence the development and deployment of the vaccine, and that Trump could not be trusted, but the vaccine could.
Mandates benefit the health of the community
Too many COVID recommendations lead to division explosions. I believe it is important to remember that we have chosen to be part of a community, be it local, state or national. Sometimes being a member of a community means that our individual choices are somewhat limited for the good of the community.
There are endless opportunities to fight over wearing masks or getting vaccinated. When a person does not agree with the public health recommendations, they can say no, but they must understand that they are rejecting what is deemed to be best for the safety of the community. This choice has consequences. It is up to the individual to weigh the possible personal outcomes, to make an informed choice and to live with them.
This pandemic is serious. We have the right to say no. What we are not allowed to do is expect public safety regulations to change to accommodate those who choose not to support decisions that are made for the health of the community during a period of time. pandemic.
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