WEARING OR NOT WEARING A MASK: 6 Things You Should Know About Health Risks That the Media and Politicians Aren’t Telling You.

Craig HueyCulture, Current Events, Family, Healthcare, Politics9 Comments

I’ve received so many emails, posts and comments about my article, the Great Political Divide: Controversy Divides and Creates Growing Social and Political Strife.  Some angry.  Some loving it.

My article was really talking about the political and social aspects of mask wearing.

Masks are becoming a political symbol.

But what about the science on wearing a mask or not?  What about the doctors?  What about the “data and science?”

Well with any topic, there are disagreements.  You won’t hear the voices of doctors and scientists in the biased media opposed to wearing masks

It’s a blackout.

Many subscribers, for a variety of reasons, are wearing masks.  If you want to wear a mask – that’s fine, do so. 

But be aware, there are credible opposing points of view.

So, let me give you 6 things you should know about wearing a mask, contrary to what the media and government officials told you…

Here are some dissenting opinions that you should know and consider.         

  1. Wearing masks is largely ineffective against the Chinese coronavirus and may cause health problems. 

At first, the government/scientist and media propaganda machine, told everyone not to wear masks.  Then they changed their minds.  Everyone should.

But many doctors and politicians have disagreed. 

The New England Journal of Medicine just published an article on wearing masks.  It said: “We know that wearing a mask outside health care facilities offers little, if any, protection from infection.  Public health authorities define a significant exposure to Cofid-19 as face-to-face contact within 6 feet with a patient with symptomatic Covid-19 that is sustained for at least a few minutes (and some say more than 10 minutes or even 30 minutes). The chance of catching Covid-19 from a passing interaction in a public space is therefore minimal.  In many cases, the desire for widespread masking is a reflexive reaction to anxiety over the pandemic.”

One doctor, whom I have followed for over 20-years is Dr. Blaylock.  He believes- and warns that those who are not sick should not wear a facemask. 

Blaylock says:  “As for the scientific support for the use of face mask, a recent careful examination of the literature, in which 17 of the best studies were analyzed”, concluded that, “None of the studies established a conclusive relationship between mask/respirator use and protection against influenza infection.”

Blaylock says for anyone using the most effective mask, N95, if worn for hours, can reduce blood oxygenation as much as 20%, which can lead to a loss of consciousness.  

  1. Lower blood oxygen levels caused by wearing a mask can impair your immunity, increasing your risk of getting other diseases. 

And, those with respiratory infections can get even more sick. 

How?  By expelling some of the virus and rebreathing it in, possibly could lead to a concentration level of the virus in the lungs and nasal passages. 

Dr. Tom Ganbill, a former neurosurgeon, says masks are ineffective against Covid – 19.  He worries the negative impact of oxygen reduction from mask wearing and breathing in C02 can cause unforeseen problems.

  1. The most likely way to catch Covid-19 is touching your face. 

More and more we are learning the biggest danger to yourself is touching your face.  And, the mask encourages people to touch their face.

  1. The mask is creating a sense of fear and dependency on the government.

One thought behind the mask is it may help control the people as they begin to realize they were misled by the media and politician’s data and scientist about the virus, the lockdown, and mask wearing.The masks have become a political statement.

Now more than ever, the mask is a start of support of the lock down.  Those who do not wear a mask are the enemy of the state, a threat to people.  Even violence has erupted, not just stares and shouting.  Look at this video of a group against someone in a market not wearing a mask.

I don’t wear a mask personally.  No one has complained.  No one has harassed me.  But it could happen.

  1. Wearing a mask should be a voluntary choice.

If you want to wear a mask, great.  Do it.

If you don’t, great don’t wear one.  That’s freedom.

Some must wear a mask for good reasons…maybe because they are fearful for loved ones.  Or, because they have health problems and are seniors.

Great.  Do so.

But let’s not request people to conform.  People can make their own choice.  Government bureaucrats and politicians should not require it.

That’s what a free country is all about.

Your choice.  Your risk.  Your decision.

Wear it if you want to.

But do not coerce or shame someone who doesn’t.

What do you think?  Email Craig@ElectionForum.org.

9 Comments on “WEARING OR NOT WEARING A MASK: 6 Things You Should Know About Health Risks That the Media and Politicians Aren’t Telling You.”

  1. In our area in Southern California, you are not allowed in a super market without a mask. We walk in the park and around the neighborhood without one though.

  2. Yesterday, we went to San Francisco to get my brother-in-law from UCSF Medical Center. While waiting outside I saw hundreds of people, many with hospital scrubs on, wearing masks. I kept thinking how foolish that was as most of them were walking alone and they were out in the fresh air. Working in a hospital you’d think they would know the dangers of mask wearing unnecessarily. I have great confidence in Dr. Blaylock and feel we should all be following his advice. I refuse to wear a mask unless absolutely necessary, and then only for a very short time.

  3. The object of masks is not to protect you but others. In close quarters or poorly ventilated areas, when we breath or talk we spread droplets which can carry viruses (cold, influenza, or COVID-19). The smaller microdroplets can hang in the air for quit awhile. This is also true for some bacteria like TB. It is the reason why hospitals make sure TB patients always wear masks when being transported to different areas of the hospital (CT, X-ray, etc.).. There is a very good video presented on NHK (over the air channel 28-3) frequently. It clearly shows how a sneeze spreads droplets without a mask. With a simple cloth mask the droplets are stopped.

    WE DON’t WEAR MASKS OUTSIDE THE HOSPITAL FOR OURSELVES BUT FOR OTHERS. We do this so if we happen to be one of the 95% asymptomatic covid-19 infections, we don’t give it to others. This is as act of CHRISTIAN OR MOSLEM OR BUDDHIST COMPASSION. It is not a political statement. It is an act of compassion.

    If you have been tested that day and are negative, you don’t need a mask THAT DAY. But you may be positive the next or the next. We need to think of others and not just ourselves.

  4. I chose not to wear a mask last Sunday in Church and someone tried to shame me for not wearing it by pointing out that as a women’s ministry leader I should set the example for the rest. I understand this person was reacting in fear so I did not take it personally or get upset which is what the enemy of our souls would have liked me to do.

  5. I will not wear a mask! I go all over Orange County without one and have never been asked to put one on. People, please use your critical thinking skills! A cloth mask protects you from NOTHING but could leave you seriously ill. If you must wear a mask for health reasons, make sure you are wearing a medical grade N95 mask or you are just fooling yourself

  6. I only wear a mask when I’m required to such as when I am working for an employer that requires mask-wearing as a condition of employment and requires customers to wear masks as a condition of doing business with us. We do offer the option of curbside pay and drop off of merchandise in the parking lot for those customers who choose not to wear masks. National companies like Walmart and Home Depot and Lowe’s as well as Starbucks I have decided that requiring mask-wearing is an easy way to deal with the with a myriad of state and local mandates regarding mask-wearing. I’m not willing to risk my job yet over wearing masks. I see you wearing a mask as like as a Ken to wearing a football helmet. The football helmet is to protect my head from getting slammed and or from being killed while playing the game of football. It is such a shame that Satan is using this covid-19 to divide our country so that can’t it can’t be conquered and made part of the rest of the world. Real acting President Trump will buy us at the most 5 to 7 years of additional time. Unfortunately demographic trend seemed to favor the rise of socialism and the Democratic Party in the United States of America. We conservatives fail to pull our children out of the public school indoctrination system back in the 1980s and 90s that is why we have a generation of young people who are so liberal and opposed to our upbringing. Very sad that we chose the wrong feel to make our fight on. May God bless you and God bless the United States of America.

  7. Thank you Craig and Sue for your invaluable insight into the great mask divide. I live in Costa Mesa, California and I wear a mask only to go to Stator Bros and Calvary Chapel, SA if I choose to sit in the sanctuary. I’ve worked from my home office since March 17th.
    I am giving serious consideration of attending Calvary Chapel, Chino Hills. I have watched his service over the Internet, and have heard nothing but great things about Pastor Jack Hibbs.
    The enemy is a snake and the head is California. Genesis 3:14-15. God is being pushed out of California. It’s the porn capital of the world. It’s the hub of liberal ideas. It houses Hollywood. When liberal ideas sweep America they start in California. The most liberal appellate court in America is the 9th Circuit, in California. Please take a stand in cutting off the head of the serpent! There is an ideological war going on between the Left and the Right. Wars are comprised of a series of battles. I welcome all patriots in the battle against California!
    “My mask is as useless as my governor.”

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