Texas Governor Abbott Silent About COVID-Surge

AUSTIN, TX – MAY 18: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY) Texas Governor Greg Abbott announces the reopening of more Texas businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic at a press conference at the Texas State Capitol in Austin on Monday, May 18, 2020. Abbott said that childcare facilities, youth camps, some professional sports, and bars may now begin to fully or partially reopen their facilities as outlined by regulations listed on the Open Texas website. (Photo by Lynda M. Gonzalez-Pool/Getty Images)

Over the last few days, area hospitals are reporting a new surge in COVID cases here in Central Texas. This past week Senator Cruz publicly announced that illegal immigrants were causing new cases of COVID-19 in some parts of Texas.

https://abcnews4.com/news/nation-world/senator-ted-cruz-says-covid-19-cases-rising-in-south-texas-due-to-border-crisis

I live in a city that happens to be 14 hours from the border. We are a very red area, politically speaking. Most of the people here do not wear masks. Our uptick is not due to illegal immigration; it is due to people, not social distancing, not wearing a mask, plus other nonsense. Sadly, once again, COVID is being used as a political weapon.

For over a year, COVID-19 has been the political machine that has driven people against each other, and due to more lies, like the ones told by Cruz, it will continue to be that way. From churches to the government, there’s no slowing down arguments surrounding COVID.

Once again, at this rate, we will walk into another closure of businesses. Our governor seems to always miscalculate the severity of COVID, and right now, he is not expressing any public concern regarding the recent outbreak. We are now at a level 3, which means we are witnessing a moderate outbreak, and nobody is being warned.

Given the comments made by Senator Cruz earlier this week, I fully expect to see the Republicans place the current outbreak on Central Americans. This is what happened when Trump was in office, but it was towards China.

Without Abbott talking about the surge, Texans are going to get sicker. We have all businesses open with remote workers returning to their offices. There are large gatherings all over the place, and the majority of people have taken their masks off. Not to mention, he has reversed the need for children to wear a mask while attending school.

As for the vaccine, our county has a low number of people who have taken the vaccine. In red areas, which are Republican, people listen to their leadership; when it comes to matters like this. Sadly, the voice of reason no longer sounds like a voice of reason if the person behind it isn’t a Republican. With so much political pandering, the current atmosphere is ripe for more death and blame.

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Can We Still Claim Religion As a Shared Characteristic ?

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Religion is a funny thing. For many of us, we wear it like a necklace around our necks. It often comes up in conversations when addressing the concerns of today. However, how many of us are trying to practice it as Jesus would request?

21“Not everyone who says to Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ shall enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father in heaven. 22Many will say to Me in that day, ‘Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in Your name, cast out demons in Your name, and done many wonders in Your name?’ 23And then I will declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from Me, you who practice lawlessness!’

Matthew Chapter 7 NKJV

God knows the color of our heart, and our heart gives birth to our actions. Many of you talk about not liking Democrats due to their stance on homosexuality and abortion. However, I would like to call your attention to something.

Exodus 22:21 – Moses gives God’s law:  “You shall not wrong or oppress a resident alien; for you were aliens in the land of Egypt.” 1 Corinthians 13:13, KJV: “And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity.”

Immigration is a hot topic right now because our leaders are trying to cause attention to it. However, I want you to ask yourself what Jesus would do if he were at the wall? We are not talking about the criminals, we are talking about innocents people looking to make a better life.

This past year has been a giant teaching moment for our entire country. We have seen what a virus can do to even the strongest of nations. Here in Texas, we got a taste of global warming via a winter storm so unparalleled that many of us still carry some remnants with us today. Yet, we still argue. We still argue and pick up the same drama from pre-Covid America.

It’s time to put politics aside and think about right and wrong. If you claim the victory over two talking points, but you cannot honor the main objective of being a Christian, who are you? We are called to love and be a light. I used to get so angry when I watched movies showcasing Christians as being mentally unstable and cruel. Then you look at some of the people who take up the name Christian today, and you understand the reason behind it.

Part of the problem is that some of us aren’t studying the Bible anymore. We are going to Church and thinking that the preacher is supplying us all the knowledge we will ever need to call on.

 Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. 2nd Timothy 2/15

This was the first bible verse I learned, and it never grows old.

For some of us who might not have understood pre-covid, now we should understand. Some of the countries that are seeing a mass decline are seeing it due to global warming. Global warming is affecting different regions in different ways. For us, it was a great freeze that killed an unknown amount of people. For those coming from hotter climate areas, it is hindering their ability to produce food. Due to what we encountered in Texas, I feel like we should be more open to helping others.

These situations are freak and devastating. Nobody is saying let anyone break the law. I am asking that we find it in our hearts to be kinder to our neighbors. This isn’t about undoing the law, it is about fulfilling God’s law. Hate has no place. We should be handing water and food to those behind the gates, not holding guns in their faces.

King James Version Matthew 25-35

For I was an hungred, and ye gave me meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink: I was a stranger, and ye took me in:

Is There A Mathematical Way Shib Reaches 0.1 In the near Future?

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I’ve been doing a lot of thinking and reading about the chances of Shib reaching 1 cent. I have seen articles talking about there’s a chance for Shib to hit $1.00, and I have heard YouTube personalities say the coin can’t reach as little as .01!

I invested in Doge when it was around .08, and I recall people saying the same thing about Dogecoin reaching the milestones it crushed. There were a few things that had to happen before Doge could hit its milestones. If Shib is going to have a chance at reaching .01, it will need to gain support in more exchanges! Those exchanges played a vital part in Dogecoin’s growth.

Without the listing in Etoro, Coinbase, Robinhood, and Webull, Shib is looking at an uphill battle. Until those exchanges allow Shib to be traded on their platforms, we are not going to see mass movement. Thusfore, it will be hard to see the real potential of the token.

While swaps are a great way for people to get tokens they wouldn’t be able to get on exchanges like Coinbase, the process isn’t ideal. Most of us who have traded stocks for years like the buy it and forget it method. It is much easier to have money in an account and just hit the buy button, and the order is filled. The problem with swapping is that new crypto traders might not understand the process.

It could very well be a turn-off for someone having to send money to an account, buy Tether, turn around, and then trade it for another currency. This process might prevent new investors from going all in. It is the reason exchanges like Coinbase make a world of difference. With exchanges like Coinbase and Etoro, you link your account and post your money. After your money hits the account, you buy what you want to buy! It is simple! You only have to buy once, and you do not have to worry about swapping anything out.

So, your new investors are going to be more willing to buy on the larger platforms, which bring simplicity and security. One of the things that these platforms are going to use as a determining factor, in my opinion, will be the functionality of Shibaswap. In 8 days, if Shibaswap shows a gain to the people who are using it, I think we will see more open doors. However, if Shibaswap has a lot of issues and people talking about losing money, things will remain icy. The future of Shib could very well be determined by the performance of Shibaswap. If it is an all-out success, I wouldn’t be surprised to see Dogecoin movement.

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Shibaswap’s DeFi rating Could Cause Concern For Many.

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I’ve been waiting for the results of the ins and outs of SHIBASWAP before I push any money in that direction. This morning, I got up and did my usual research and found out the results are not good. The word on the streets is that Shibaswap got the lowest rating of all of the exchanges listed today. It was rated a single one-digit number which is 3.

I will post the ratings below after I explain why this concerns me as a potential Shibaswap investor. The rating scores five different categories. The first rating which, is on code and team graded Shibaswap with a zero. There are questions about the coding and the people behind the swap.

The next category is documentation, for which they scored a rating of 11. The experts went on to score zeros for testing and security, which make up lines three and four.

The last category was access control which scored a 9. There were problems across the board. Perhaps the most alarming to me would be the security and not knowing who owns the bulk of the swap. Security is a big issue because hacks can take away your currency. I have seen hackers bring down the best of things, government websites, department store data, and games. If you are dealing with any liquidity, making your platform safe should be a top concern. So, seeing zero in security is a big no-no for me.

Another issue is that the majority of the swap is owned by one address, and when it was exposed, random addresses, were added with little to no currency. This is a little shady and concerning. Why were dummy addresses added, and if they aren’t dummy addresses, where is their currency? What was up with the timing?

The realist in me understands that things do not get great overnight. When Obamacare started up, the website was garbo! It took some months to get the website off and running. So, we could be seeing something like this with Shibaswab. It is a new exchange, and it isn’t expected to have perfect numbers across the board. Yet, I have this little voice in my head that keeps saying, my momma didn’t raise no fool!

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So, I will be careful and pay attention before I decide to dump any money into the swap until they can fix these issues. As always do your research on things! I am not giving you financial advice, I am just breaking down the skinny. Be careful in the crypto universe.