Madam Jane Predicts: COVID Will Show Americans What It’s Like to Live in the Middle East
FOOD FOR THOUGHT, 1 Jun 2020
20 May 2020 – “COVID-19 is America’s karmic payback for callously murdering all those babies in Iraq and Syria,” stated Madam Jane this morning. “Karma’s a bitch.”
“But I see what I see,” said Madam Jane. “A few Americans dead. Less than 0.05% at the most. Yet we wail and gnash our teeth and go into hiding like it was Armageddon. Well, I had a dream.” https://unherd.com/thepost/professor-karol-sikora-fear-is-more-dangerous-than-the-virus/
“What can you possibly dream that is crueler than this — that the American economy is ruined? Our children afraid and our grandmothers dead? Our freedoms gone, our dreams destroyed, our cities ruled by martial law, everyone suspicious of their neighbors? Our businesses closed forever? Not enough medicine? Not enough doctors and nurses? Our leaders telling us lies about the wonders of deregulation while enabling greedy oligarchs to steal our life savings and the Federal Reserve prints up Monopoly money and pretends that it’s real? Our schools shut down, eviction just around the corner, our grocery store shelves soon to be empty — and our stomachs too? What can possibly be crueler than this!”
M.J. just kept rattling off statistics and shite. Thankfully there was no Power Point presentation.
“No. I refuse to accept that,” I said. “You are clearly not Galileo. These two nightmares are not the same. COVID is not karmic retribution. COVID is just a disease. Wait six months. You’ll see!” https://medium.com/@tepper_jonathan/ground-zero-when-the-cure-is-worse-than-the-disease-3c513d91393d
Madam Jane simply shrugged. “You just keep telling yourself that.” I shut the door in her face.
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