Letter: Parents ‘experts’ when it comes to protecting kids

Editor,

Over and over we hear the mainstream media, our president, the governor and local government tell us we need to “follow the science.”

The word “science” means knowledge; something that is known to be true.

However, when it comes to COVID-19, most of the guidance from Dr. Fauci and the CDC is in flux, and the remainder falls short of the truth.

Let’s face it, over the past four months, Dr. Fauci and the CDC have proven to be anything but credible.

For example, there is little if any, peer-reviewed medical science that demonstrates the effectiveness of facial masks against the spread of COVID-19.

There is, however, ample evidence of harmful effects of wearing these masks. Study-derived evidence provides science that is seemingly ignored by federal, and state “experts,” as well as most local school boards.

Additionally, with the heavy push to get everyone vaccinated, the mainstream media, our president and most governors completely overlooked those who already had COVID-19.

I believe that the naturally-occurring antibodies these folks possess provides a defense against COVID, equal to, or in some cases, stronger than the vaccines.

This is also ignored, or even spurned, by those who know better. Some doctors will tell you that COVID vaccines are not for everyone; one shot does not fit all.

With all of this in mind, how can we ever trust the so-called “experts” and those who mandate fallacious conclusions on the rest of us?

Which begs the question: why do some school board members afford trustworthiness to government “experts” who are completely unworthy of trust? And in so doing, denigrate, ignore, and suppress those who elected them to serve on the board?

When it comes to this pandemic, President Biden, Dr. Fauci, Gov. Jay Inslee and some school board members all need to wake up and appreciate that many parents are still allowed to conduct their own research and arrive at conclusions based on that research.

Ultimately, parents are the ones who know, care and love their children.

Parents, not government administrators, are the bonafide experts when it comes to rearing and protecting those whom they love.

James Boyes

Coupeville

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