Daily Archives: August 6, 2021

What happened at the convenience store

Barbara Mack took to Facebook where she explained how she bought a homeless man a bottle of water on a very hot summer day, how someone shamed her for it, how she responded, and what happened next. It’s a great story!

I may have inadvertently started a revolution in the convenience store today.

I stopped to grab a water, and on the way in I saw a homeless man I know sitting in the shade with his bike beside him. He was red-faced and shaky looking. I asked if he was ok, and he told me that he was just resting. This guy’s got the mind of a child, and I’m afraid he doesn’t know he needs to stay extra hydrated when it’s super hot outside.

There were a bunch of people in line in front of me and only one cashier, so I grabbed two waters and yelled to the cashier that I was taking one to the guy outside and I’d be right back (I’m a regular there).

When I came back in, the lady in front of me turned around, hands on hips, and told me that I was just enabling that ‘homeless person’ (said with a sneer) and that I shouldn’t be wasting my money on him.

It’s hot as hell in Florida right now. Mid nineties with humidity around 80%. It’s a good day for heat stroke, and I told her so. I said I’d rather give him a water than call an ambulance.

I was gonna shrug it off. Let it go. Chalk it up to ignorance and the heat making everybody cranky.

And then she told me I should be ashamed of myself. That someone should call the police on him, and that it should be illegal to beg for money. That people who give the homeless money just encourage them to stay homeless and that should be illegal, too.

Ashamed. I should be ashamed for giving some poor old guy a water – it cost a whole dollar, BTW – and I should get in trouble for making sure he didn’t stroke out in this heat.

I guess I look nice. Approachable. Like I wouldn’t rip your head off. I am nice, most of the time.

But not always.

And I lost my temper.

I told her to call a cop and report me for buying sh*t at a convenience store.

I told her that I wasn’t in the damn mood for crazy right now. That it’s a hundred f***ing degrees outside, and I’m hot and tired and sick to death of stupid people. That if she had an ounce of compassion in her whole body, she’d buy him a cold drink, too. That maybe she should figure out why she needs to accost complete strangers. And how’s about after that, she back the f**k up outta my face and outta my business and turn back around and not say one more damn word to me.

I’m just about deaf in one ear. I try to modulate my voice. Unless I get angry.

It got pretty loud there at the end. There was dead silence in the store and then someone said loudly “For real!”

And the guy at the front of the line told the cashier to add a sandwich to his purchases for the guy outside.

The guy behind him bought an extra ice cream. The girl behind HIM got change for a twenty ’cause that guy could probably use some cash.’

Every single person in line got him something. Every one, except the now very embarrassed lady in front of me, who slunk out without saying another word.

When I got to the cashier, she didn’t charge me for either of the waters, because she was going to take him one anyway. And mine was free because of the entertainment.

When I went outside, he was eating his ice cream and drinking his water with a pile of stuff all around him, a big old grin on his face. He didn’t look shaky anymore.

And there, people, is the story of why I hate people. And why I love people. All in the same damned minute.

I sat in the car and drank my water and laughed with tears in my eyes, same as I’m doing now.

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Bits & Bytes

COVID-19: Larry Johnson at Gateway Pundit asks a question that has me going “hmm.” As we’ve all noticed, everybody claims the latest uptick in cases of COVID are due to the Delta variant. But there is no direct test for COVID variants. PCR tests can only tell if someone is positive or negative for the coronavirus. Distinguishing which particular variant a person has requires a genome sequencing test, which requires special equipment and trained personnel.

FLORIDA: Last week, Polk County Sheriff’s office bagged 17 child predators, ages 26 to 47, the sheriff described as “incredible deviants,” “dangerous,” and “nasty, nasty, nasty people.”

Nine of them have criminal histories including 27 previous felonies and 22 previous misdemeanors in total. Three of the suspects were employees at Walt Disney World. One of them is a woman.

JAN. 6: The Democrats have been working hard to keep the identity of Ashli Babbit’s killer secret. We now know it was Capitol Hill Police Officer Lt. Mike Byrd.

Judicial Watch just obtained documents showing that the Medical Examiner’s office applied to have Babbitt’s body cremated just two days after the shooting.

This whole thing smells worse than spoiled meat. Sadly, given all the other evilness the Dems have gotten away with, I’m not expecting that Babbit’s family will ever see justice in this life.

LAUGHTER: Comedian John Branyan shares what a gift laughter is and why tolerance will lead us all to hate each other. [3:30] – “God could’ve made us any way He wanted. And he did that. Look at your neighbor. He did that.” LOL

MODERNA and BIONTECH: Prior to the pandemic, the West’s two major COVID vaccine developers had never rolled out a single product. Yet somehow, when COVID-19 suddenly appeared, they managed to use the to-date-unsuccessful mRNA technology to produce vaccines for a novel virus that is earning them billions of dollars … with zero product liability.

Every time you post anything about COVID-19 at Facebook, a “fact check” appears assuring us that vaccines are extensively tested for efficacy and safety. That is true for FDA approved vaccines, which undergo years and years of trials.

But the COVID-19 vaccines only have Experimental Use Authorization. Their clinical trials were extremely rushed, performed by the companies themselves, and the results were self-reported … on products they are making billions of dollars selling to a government that is doing all their advertising for them.

SMALLPOX: Steve McCann at American Thinker makes an interesting point. “There are those who are attempting to compare the Supreme Court’s approval of individual states mandating the smallpox vaccination in response to a virulent outbreak around the turn of the 20th Century as a legal justification for the de facto mandating of Covid vaccines.

But the differences could not be starker. Nearly 30,000 out of 100,000 of those that contracted smallpox died of smallpox. Less than 110 out of 100,000 of those who contracted Covid-19 died of Covid-19. Further, the smallpox vaccine had been developed over a hundred years before 1900 and its benefits and side effects were well known.”

VACCINE INJURY: CLICK https://rumble.com/embed/vi14g2/?pub=1uf3r [10:00] to hear John-Henry Westen talk with Dr. Elizabeth Lee Vliet, MD, about treatments for COVID-19 vaccine injuries.

Click to download the full early treatment e-booklet: https://secureservercdn.net/

Click to download the two-page summary of the patient guide: https://secureservercdn.net/

NOTE: The document says the FDA has not yet approved the monoclonal antibody cocktail known as REGEN-COV for prevention. On Friday, the FDA announced that REGEN-COV is now authorized for people who have been exposed.

VAX: Ohio attorney Thomas Renz says he has evidence that more than 45,000 people have died as a result of the COVID-19 jabs and has filed a federal lawsuit to prove it. The lawsuit seeks to stop the HHS from continuing to authorize the COVID-19 shots for emergency use, and to prevent full Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the drugs.

Meanwhile, New York City has mandated a vaccine passport, the first of its kind in the nation. It is required for entry to indoor restaurants, gyms, and entertainment venues.

Also, the FAUXTUS administration has enlisted at least 50 social media personalities to push the vaccines to audiences of tens of millions of children and adolescents on YouTube, TikTok, and Twitch.

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