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DAVIDSON: Biden Is Myopic About Keeping Children Out of School

Joe is so wrong!

Jeff Davidson

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For however long he lasts as the mainstream media’s ‘president elect,’ and it won’t be long, Biden is so wrong on keeping children out of school. Much has been said or written about whether or not school children should be returning to on-site classes during the fall. Many voices on the right say that children’s propensity for contracting the virus and having any lingering ill-effects is rather small.

Those on the left, well, who can be sure what they’re saying? Some have health concerns, but most seem to favor anything that will disrupt the nation.

What about the effect of children staying home, staring at screens, incurring a lack of physical activity, and becoming ensconced in confined spaces? What about the impact of being home too long and the resulting damage to children’s eyes? Should that be a topic of interest in the national conversation? What about children who already are over-connected to the internet and totally unconnected from nature?

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An Undesirable Future

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Among all ages groups in society, nearsightedness is on the rise: Since the 1970s, nearsightedness has increased nearly 70 percent. Whereas 35 years ago, roughly a quarter of the population between ages 12 and 54 required corrective lenses for nearsightedness, today that figure is above 50 percent. Myopia is likely on the rise because of the increasing use of electronic devices, notably among young children, and starting at an early age.

From age three on up, kids today stare at screens incessantly. Susan Vitale, Ph.D., an epidemiologist in the Clinical Trials Branch, Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Applications, National Eye Institute, notes that our affinity for electronic devices, especially among young children, could explain the sudden jump in nearsightedness.

The time children spend indoors, which has been on the rise since the computer revolution of the early 1980s, doesn’t help. Children spend more time indoors today than children of previous generations and, thus, the peril of myopia looms. For eye health, indoor lighting cannot compare with sunlight. When too little ambient light infiltrates their fields of vision, it sends a signal to each eye to stop growing. That can lead directly to myopia, and hence, a lifetime of trips to the optometrist.

So Vulnerable

Too often, kids are allowed to stay connected to the Internet, their cell phones, and their electronic gadgetry, staring into screens for more hours each day than any futurist could have imagined, and all the while being subjected to the negative consequences of such actions.

All of of us, from childhood on, need to spend more time outdoors, at the least to enjoy nature’s bounty of vitamin D and for the stimulation of the pineal and other glands. Being outdoors also leads to more exercise. Yet, how many parents ensure that their children spend the requisite amount of time outdoors each day?

The prospect of children spending too much time indoors is perilous for other reasons. More than ever, children today are subject to Type II diabetes and other afflictions normally associated with adults.

Schools Have the Space

With social distancing as the order of the day, why has little discussion taken place about the creative ways in which schools can uphold social distancing for the children who should be attending them? Nearly every school, from elementary to high school, has a gymnasium, and much of the time there is room within the gymnasium for 20 or 30 students to sit spaced apart and receive instruction.

For several hours during the day, school cafeterias are not widely used. Cafeterias include tables and chairs which can be arranged conveniently to practice social distancing while enabling children to learn first-hand from an on-site teacher.

Nearly all schools across the nation have auditoriums or theaters, or rooms of some sort where performances, assemblies, speeches, and presentations take place. In such gathering halls, a class of 20 or 30 students could meet in one corner, another class in another corner, and so on, thereby maintaining a safe distance. Also, in many parts of the country during late August, September, and October, the weather is palatable for holding classes outdoors.

Everything said above, added to the therapeutic and vaccine breakthroughs in motion, leads to one conclusion: The schools must open in January.

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Biden Policies Keep Migrant Kids Away From Parents ‘For Weeks,’ In ‘Facilities Akin to Jail’

How come nobody on the Left seems to care, though!?

John Salvatore

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Donald Trump was roasted by Hollywood elites and the mainstream media for his treatment of migrant children at the border. Biden has done absolutely nothing different, yet for some reason there isn’t 24/7 coverage. This is why nobody can trust the MSM. Check this out, via The Daily Wire: Democrat President Joe Biden is reportedly putting migrant children in detention facilities that resemble prisons and is separating the children for weeks on end—both issues that Democrats and the media used to attack former President Donald Trump during Trump’s presidency. “The number of unaccompanied migrant children detained along the southern border has tripled in the last two weeks to more than 3,250, filling facilities akin to jails as the Biden administration struggles to find room for them in shelters,” The New York Times reported. “The children are being held in facilities, managed by the Customs and Border Protection agency, that were built for adults. The border agency has been the subject of widespread criticism for the horrific conditions in its federal detention facilities, in which children are exposed to disease, hunger and overcrowding.” […] USA Today reported over the weekend that Biden was “still sheltering children separated from close family members in federal facilities for weeks on end – something immigrant advocates and attorneys had hoped the new administration would resolve by now.” The report noted in its headline that children were being “being separated from relatives for weeks” under Biden. https://twitter.com/benshapiro/status/1369082740805689344 And here’s some random news from Twitter… https://twitter.com/tomselliott/status/1369033404612771843 https://twitter.com/Breaking911/status/1369079628950867972 https://twitter.com/EtanSmallman/status/1368832580842315778 https://twitter.com/Breaking911/status/1369050996039680000 https://twitter.com/trscoop/status/1369000999994724353

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Charges Dropped Against Breonna Taylor’s Boyfriend: He Tried to Murder A Police Officer

He immediately commented on IG: ‘They dropped them charges…’

John Salvatore

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Officers knocked on their door. And knocked. And knocked. For anywhere between 30 and 90 seconds, they knocked. When the cops entered the apartment, Breonna Taylor’s boyfriend opened fire. An officer was injured. Could’ve died, even. But it’s all about “white privilege,” right!? From The Hill: A judge on Monday ruled that charges against Breonna Taylor’s boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, for shooting a Louisville, Ky., police officer would be permanently dropped. Jefferson Circuit Judge Olu Stevens declared that the charges against Walker would be dismissed with prejudice preventing him from being charged with the March 13 incident that resulted in his girlfriend’s death, the Louisville Courier-Journal reported. Walker had fired a single shot at police, striking Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly in the leg, as three plainclothes officers executed a search warrant in Taylor’s apartment. He was charged with assault and attempted murder of a police officer. Walker posted this on Instagram… View this post on Instagram A post shared by Kenneth Walker (@k.walker_502) Let’s hear your thoughts in the comment section…

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