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‘They Ain’t A-Gonna Stop’

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Long ago I read in some biography or study of William Faulkner that he and a friend were driving down a country road at night during a driving rain storm. Suddenly the car plunged into a flooded pond. After the two men waded to shore, his friend asked, “Bill, right before we hit the water, I thought I heard you say something. What was it?”           

“I said, ‘He ain’t a-gonna stop. He ain’t a-gonna stop,” Faulkner replied.           

This story probably lodged itself in my memory because of its humor and what it reveals of Faulkner’s personality. But lately I’ve thought of that story in the harsher light of our COVID-19 pandemic, the masks, the vaccine mandates, and all the other details of this mess.

As we approach the two-year mark of this catastrophe—remember those long ago days when we just needed two weeks “to flatten the curve”?—all I can think is: “They ain’t a-gonna stop. They ain’t a-gonna stop.”           

Our elected officials, our bureaucrats, some in our medical establishment, school boards, and other entities keep driving the COVID bus down the highway with no apparent destination in mind and no intention of stopping. Whether the rest of us like it or not, whether we’re vaxxed or unvaxxed, we’re going along for the ride. Even Floridians, who are largely free of pandemic mandates and fiats, will find themselves prevented from entering theaters, restaurants, and many stores in places such as New York or California unless they can produce the magic vaccine passport.           

Now, however, that bus has hit a snag. The Fifth Circuit Court in New Orleans threw a spike strip across the highway on Friday, Nov. 12. Savaging President Biden’s vaccine mandate, the Court pointed out that the mandate is likely unconstitutional, and then tore into some of its ridiculous demands and parameters.           

The Court reaffirmed “the initial stay it granted when multiple entities and individuals challenged OSHA’s recently issued vaccine mandate,” Andrea Widburg reports at The American Thinker.

In one brutal paragraph after another, the Court rips apart the mandate, citing law, facts, OSHA precedent, and even a Ron Klain tweet. It's a tour de force that makes it unlikely that any halfway honest court can or would resuscitate the mandate or that either OSHA or even Congress could try again.           

Here is one outtake from the Court’s decision that Widburg cites:       

[R]ather than a delicately handled scalpel, the Mandate is a one-size-fits-all sledgehammer that makes hardly any attempt to account for the differences in workplaces (and workers) that have more than a little bearing on workers’ varying degrees of susceptibility to the supposedly ‘grave danger’ the Mandate purports to address.           

So now we must ask: Will the administration, OSHA, and the rest of our bureaucrats heed the Court? And if not, what are the consequences of that disobedience for our entire system of government?           

The same day of the Court’s decision, Nov. 12, the United Nations climate change conference in Glasgow, Scotland, COP26, came to an end. The thousands of attendees, many of whom had arrived on private jets, flew home to continue their war on fossil fuels.           

The conference was largely a failure, CBS News reports, with few policy gains and a lack of consensus. Meanwhile, some countries like China resist cutting their carbon emissions. Whether or not we agree that the earth is warming up, most of us must wonder how lowering the level of pollution in the United States and thereby lowering standards of living can possibly do any good if China continues building coal plants at its current frenetic pace.           

But what if our government ignores that circumstance and decides to declare “war on climate change,” the way we once declared a war and poverty and a war on drugs, both of which we apparently lost? The White House and bureaucracies could easily take some lessons from the pandemic and the way most Americans obediently submitted to demand after demand designed to change their behavior. What if they decide to apply those same tactics to the use of gasoline and heating oil? They might easily declare global warming an emergency and issue ration cards or, more simply, they might cut back on the availability of fossil fuels, as they already have, and let the surging costs of these commodities force citizens to self-ration.           

For years in this country, we have watched a shift of power from the Congress, which is supposed to be our legislative branch, to the executive branch. Equally as dangerous as the power given to the President of the United States are those powerful bureaucracies that make and impose their own laws and regulations on our citizenry. Unless this trend is reversed, the future of this country remains uncertain and in jeopardy.           

But we do know one thing for certain:           

“They ain’t a-gonna stop. They ain’t a-gonna stop.”

Only our courts, our legislatures, and we the people can bring that bus to a grinding halt.

Image Credit: 

Flickr-NIH Image Gallery, CC BY-NC 2.0

Jeff Minick

Jeff Minick

Jeff Minick lives in Front Royal, Virginia, and may be found online at jeffminick.com. He is the author of two novels, Amanda Bell and Dust on Their Wings, and two works of non-fiction, Learning as I Go and Movies Make the Man.

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fortiori
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The vaccine mandates are a tool being utilized for total control of the individual from both the inside out and the outside in. If we do not stop this with every fiber of our being, it will be the gateway to digital and biological enslavement. The entire system is rotten to the core and woven together by blanket webs of interlocking incestuous corruption. It cannot be untangled or fixed – each corrupted entanglement is dependent on the next – it can only be demolished and rebuilt. For instance: Although the CDC officially denies it, they receive millions in funding and gifts from the industry they are supposed to be regulating. Their members own 50 vaccine related patents, meaning those members likely earn money on most - if not all - of the vaccines they approve. You could hook the revolving door between the CDC and their subordinate industry up to a turbine and light up the Vegas strip. These criminals should be in prison – strolling ‘C’ block swinging from some alpha male’s belt-loop – not sipping martinis in their mansions as they further enrich themselves by approving ever more poison to inject into our children. https://tritorch.com/criminal
 
 

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Maha
The CDC owns 57 vaccine patents & spends $4.9 of its $12.0 B annual budget as of 2019 buying and distributing vaccines. NIH owns hundreds of vaccine patents and profits from sales of the vaccines it is supposed to regulate. High level officials—like Fauci—receive yearly emoluments of up to $150K in royalty payments on products they help develop and rush through the approval process. The FDA receives 45% of it budget from Pharma, from so-called "user fees". The FDA is complicit with Pharma.
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Margaret Owen
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As usual, I couldn't agree with you, Jeff, any more than I already do. However, I'd like to add an additional warning: It's not just "They" that "ain’t a-gonna stop". It's a bigger and bigger chunk of "we the people" who are goose-stepping. Here in urban America, I walk into a locally-owned, once folksy, restaurant intending to meet a friend, and the hostess greets me with "Do you have a mask?" I said, "No, I'm three-times vaccinated, and I don't wear a mask." She goes and gets the manager. He tells me, "You are required to wear a mask to come into this restaurant; the CDC has mandated it." I said, "The CDC can't mandate anything." He insists they can, they have, and shoves a mask at me. Then he waits for me to put it on - and suggests that, perhaps, he will need to call the police. If I go to my usual clinic, I am cross-examined about where I have traveled - out of state? out of country? and whether or not I have a long list of symptoms of illnesses before I can even go in the door. The Puritans have returned. They have taken over, and they will herd the rest of us into he?? in the name of the "pandemic". Very clever, those Puritans. They have succeeded in persuading the sheep to herd the other sheep!
 
 

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Flyrod
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Bravo!
 
 

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Margaret Owen
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PS - The photo with the article is priceless! It tells most of the story without words. But who is the dude between Bill Gates and Fauci?
 
 

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Swissarge
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"With money in your pocket, you are wise and you are handsome and you sing well too." Yiddish proverb. Now we can add: and you also know everything about climate control, and what's best for your health.
 
 

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Margaret Owen
A slight amendment to your amended Yiddish proverb: "and you also know everything about climate control, and what's best FOR OTHER PEOPLES' HEALTH..." And, thank you, sshive73, for identifying the third guy who is getting the inside joke!
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