Opinion

Douglas: Get out before news drives you ‘insane’

Posted 1/20/22

I would like to offer my opinion to all who have offered theirs in the Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022, edition of the Sun City West Independent. First everyone has a right to an opinion, which most of the commenters agreed and then in their next breath they proceeded to say everyone else’s opinions were wrong.

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Douglas: Get out before news drives you ‘insane’

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I would like to offer my opinion to all who have offered theirs in the Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022, edition of the Sun City West Independent.

First everyone has a right to an opinion, which most of the commenters agreed and then in their next breath they proceeded to say everyone else’s opinions were wrong.

One opinion stated we should trust the government officials and science. In my opinion, government officials from both sides should not be trusted at all and we should hold them accountable for their actions (how many government officials have been caught without masks they require us to wear?).

The fact is if they were working for us, how come when the leave office they all have become millionaires? (Where can I find a job like that?).

As for the science of COVID, I don’t disagree COVID is an issue. That said, to the reasonable individual something isn’t adding up. It appears for the past two years there has been no flu, everything is COVID 24-hours a day. Why? This might be a question to ask science.

I recall not so long ago 60,000 to 70,000 people per year died of the flu, but all of a sudden that has gone away? After reading the opinions for the past couple of weeks, the thing that strikes me is no matter which side you are on we have somehow gotten to the point where we don’t trust each other. It didn’t use to be that way.

Is it because we put our trust in politicians? My suggestion is to get out in the nice Arizona sunshine, enjoy yourselves, play golf and stop watching the 24-hour news cycle. It will drive you insane.

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