Letter to the Editor: So Much for ‘Following the Science,’ Jay

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I cannot fathom the mental gymnastics it takes to be in favor of “my body, my choice” until it has to do with making a certain type of health care decision that’s best for us, and then it’s suddenly “obey or else.”

This is a direct quote from Gov. Jay Inslee on July 14,and there is video evidence of this:

“The problem with that is you’re making a risk for everybody around you when you don’t get vaccinated. You’re a risk for your spouse, you’re a risk for your kids, your grandkids, your parents, your co-workers; because you are a bioreactor facility generating virus and spreading it around, including to kids that can’t get vaccinated.”

So much for “following the science,” Jay.

You know nothing about real science — you know only what your corporate and political masters tell you to say because you’re bought and paid for.

Here are the facts: Real science says asymptomatic spread of this illness is virtually nonexistent.

Real science says you can’t spread something you don’t have.

Real science takes into account scientifically proven concepts like T-cell immunity and viral load.

Real science says children are at very, very low risk of COVID-19 and even lower risk of suffering complications from it.

But, most importantly, it is completely ludicrous to blame healthy people with intact immune systems for the spread of a virus that affects the vaccinated at least six times more than those who have already had the natural infection.

Your comments are not based in science or even in a hint of reality. Quite frankly, it’s dangerous and bordering on insanity to blatantly spew the almost comically inaccurate assertion that roughly half of Americans are a direct safety threat to others.

Stop forcing your extreme rhetoric down people’s throats. It’s getting old fast.

 

Jolyn Curfman

Puyallup

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R. Ganowicz

Thank you, Ms. Curfman.

With the spiked protein vaccine shedding, fully vaccinated people are walking bio-weapons. More people are dying today from the demon jab than from a virus that is 99% + survivable when untreated.

Pax

Thursday, July 22
Grndma

Jolyn..."You're a hero!"

4 days ago
LL Hauer

Sigh. Let’s hear from some voices – all from the GOP - that have some of the best access to “real science.” Let’s start with a few other governors, all Republicans.

Republican governor Ron de Santis of Florida:

“If you look at the people that are being admitted to hospitals, over 95 percent of them are either not fully vaccinated or not vaccinated at all,” DeSantis said Wednesday. “And so these vaccines are saving lives. They are reducing mortality.”

Republican governor Kay Ivey of Arkansas from this last week:

“Folks [are] supposed to have common sense. But it’s time to start blaming the unvaccinated folks, not the regular folks. It’s the unvaccinated folks that are letting us down.”

And then we have US Republican House Minority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana. He got his first dose of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine Sunday, after a long period as a skeptic, and has been very public about encouraging others to follow suit. He said, ““It’s safe and effective… It was heavily tested on thousands of people before the FDA gave its approval. Some people believe that it might have been rushed. That’s not the case…Especially with the delta variant becoming a lot more aggressive and seeing another spike, it was a good time to [get the vaccine]. When you talk to people who run hospitals, in New Orleans or other states, 90% of people in hospital with delta variant have not been vaccinated. That’s another signal the vaccine works.”

And what about this last week when Fox News host Sean Hannity encouraged his audience to consult with their doctors, said he believes in vaccine science, and encouraged his viewers to get vaccinated, as did Fox & Friends host Steve Doocy.

Former President Donald Trump was himself vaccinated in January and in a Fox News phone interview in March with Maria Bartiromo encouraged his followers to get vaccinated.

Do you think it possible that all these people hold these views because they're listening to what real science is really saying? You might want to reconsider where you’re getting what you believe to be “real science.”

3 days ago