by Hans Wienhold
Something about this week’s COVID-and-Climate Change media coverage reminded me of an experience I had during the 1990 recession.
At that time, the fleet operator of the cab I drove got rid of almost all of his cabs overnight and leased the plates out.
Suddenly, for the first time in my life, I could not find a taxi to drive so I started frantically looking for work elsewhere.
I called the number for a job ad in The Hamilton Spectator to request an interview. The person advised me to show up the next morning, and to “dress sharp.”
When I arrived for the interview, I was surprised to find myself in a waiting room full of people, most of whom were not sharply dressed at all. I thought I was in the wrong place. I wasn’t.
I was instructed to appear the next day for “training.”
When I arrived the next morning, I observed that everyone else who had been “interviewed” had also been hired.
We were all given a training manual, a binder full of pages.
One of the pages had a disgusting photo of a dust mite on it.
This was followed by statistics on the number of asthmatic children there were along with stats on hospital admissions and deaths from asthma.
Further along in our “training,” we were introduced to our target market. It was families with asthmatic children.
The product was an air purification machine.
So, there I was, rolling along with the narrative, just as I had initially done with the climate hoax and the COVID panic when I had one of those “wait a minute” thoughts after class.
Would this air purifier actually get rid of dust mites?
I got busy on the internet trying to find information to confirm that. It was 1990; I was using text-based, dial-up, Hamilton-Wentworth Freenet. I found nothing.
So, I started asking questions in “class.” The instructor answered my questions in exactly the same manner as Justin Trudeau answers questions about Climate Change or COVID-19; after a while, I could tell he was getting annoyed with me.
I don’t remember how long I attended these “training” sessions – two or three days, but on the last day I had made my assessment. The unit might be effective at filtering the air, but there was absolutely no evidence that it would get rid of dust mites, nor reduce severe outcomes for children with asthma. It was a con job. I could not see myself preying upon desperate parents with sick children. I quit.
And then, three decades later, reading this vomit in the Hamilton Spectator felt a lot like reading the Dust Mite Training Binder:
Experts say we’re in for more droughts, forest fires and heat waves thanks to climate change — even if we managed to end greenhouse gas emissions tomorrow. As it is, Canada’s emissions remain stubbornly static and we’re in tough to meet promised cuts meant to limit global temperature rise this century to 1.5 degrees above pre-industrial levels.
Marilyn Gilmore is ‘painfully aware’ of the risks even without seeing the disaster footage or repeated Environment Canada air-quality warnings over the summer.
‘I can tell by sitting outside my house. One day I just couldn’t breathe — my lungs were burning,’ said the 78-year-old, who is battling chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and is particularly sensitive to changes in air quality.
Gilmore retreated inside her east-end bungalow and relied on air conditioning and oxygen therapy to escape the surprise pollution spurred by faraway fires in July. She did so again during heat waves in June and August, since air-baking temperatures and oppressive humidity also triggers symptoms like wheezing and coughing.
A global warming trend that translates into more frequent heat waves in Hamilton is a life-and-death matter to Gilmore — and she wants political parties vying for her vote to treat it that way.
‘If you think about it, I’m lucky,” she said. “If I had been living in the wrong part of B.C. I’d probably be dead right now.’
What was called “global warming” at first gradually morphed into “climate change.”
It looks like the time is now ripe to phase out the aging “climate change” deception to be replaced by the more COVID-like “climate emergency.” How long do you think it will be before the term “climate change” goes down the memory hole?
You can bet your bottom dollar that the climate fraudsters have been paying close attention to the mob response to COVID-19. In view of the staggering results achieved by the COVID-19 sales team, with entire populations bending over and spreading their cheeks in bovine compliance with unprecedented human rights violations, can we reasonably expect a different result when the Junk News media starts spewing even more wall-to-wall diarrhea like that Spectator climate propaganda piece?
Retired Taxi driver Hans Weinhold is listed in his biography as simultaneously a Welfare Recipient at Senior’s Welfare; Self-Employed; and also, a Climate Scientist at BS Detective Services.