January 18, 2021 (LifeSiteNews) – Goya Foods CEO Robert Unanue has hit out at the political establishment for imposing harsh lockdown restrictions, telling Fox & Friends host Steve Doocy that “the worst thing we can do is shut down our economy.”
After noting that Goya had donated “millions of dollars of food to food banks all across the country” throughout the economic downturn, Doocy explained that Unanue was recently “called to the White House to talk about the coronavirus and the response,” but that the “political Left tried to cancel [Goya] with essentially a boycott,” despite their charitable work.
Unanue laid the blame for shutting down the country on members of the political Left, whom he says, “weaponized coronavirus unfortunately to shut down this economy.”
Unanue emphasised that the “problem is it’s a political year,” and that the “worst thing we can do is shut down our economy, kill our spirit.”
Goya CEO tells Fox News the economic shutdowns were politically motivated: “It killed our spirit”
“We need to move closer to God. They want to cancel God. They want to cancel our speech. They want to cancel our culture, our history. Our liberty.” pic.twitter.com/oEEXindEp7
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Mainstream media sources are promoting offensive suggestions by some doctors that people who refuse a vaccine for COVID-19 should be "punished" by the government and by business - effectively coercing them into taking the vaccine.
- One group of doctors writing in 'USA Today' suggested that the government impose special taxes (i.e., fines) on people who refuse the vaccination and that business simply refuse to serve them. [see story below]
- Another doctor writing in an online publication called 'The Conversation' shamelessly suggested that people who refuse a vaccine should be given a psychoactive drug to induce compliance. [see story below]
But, these suggestions are plain political posturing, and have nothing to do with science or with the recent trends of the disease.
And, in case they haven't noticed, we live in a democracy not a medical dictatorship!
Please SIGN this urgent petition which asks policy-makers and business people, at all levels, to pledge to respect the rights of those who, in good conscience, decide not to vaccinate themselves or their children.
People should not have to live in fear of governmental or corporate retribution for refusing a vaccine which is being rushed to market by Big Pharma and their fellow-travelers in NGOs, like the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
It would be intolerable and immoral for the government or business to coerce someone, and their family, to take a COVID vaccine against their will to avoid a fine, or just so they can do their weekly grocery shopping.
Medical freedom must be respected in principle and also in practice.
So, it is now time that our policy-makers listen to all voices involved in this vital conversation, and start to represent those who will not tolerate being punished for refusing a vaccine.
Simply put, legislatures must begin to act as legislatures again.
Questions must be asked. Hearings and investigations must be held. And, the legislatures of each state and country must return to the business of representing the people who voted for them, assuming their rightful place as the originator of legislation.
We can no longer accept the dictates of executive branches without question, especially now that, statistically speaking, the initial brunt of the COVID crisis has passed.
Neither can we accept the dictates of doctors who seem detached from reality and from science, and who only seem to be attached to the idea of promoting ideas which contribute to the agrandizement of power and control of political interests, and wealth of those who stand to make a lot of money from the sale of a COVID vaccine.
Please SIGN this urgent petition which asks government and business leaders to pledge to respect the rights of those who refuse a COVID vaccine, and not seek to punish them for doing so.
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
'Doctors lay out plan to ‘punish’ people who refuse coronavirus vaccine: ‘There is no alternative’' - https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/doctors-lay-out-plan-to-punish-people-who-refuse-coronavirus-vaccine-there-is-no-alternative
'US professor: ‘Psychoactive pill’ should be covertly administered to ensure lockdown compliance' - https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/us-professor-ensure-lockdown-compliance-by-drugging-dissenters-with-psychoactive-pill
The Goya CEO explained that “we need a reason to get up in the morning: God, family, work. And they’re taking away our spirit. They’re taking away our ability to work. They essentially declared martial law, I believe, in this country, shutting everything down.”
Unanue sees the economic shutdown as an underhanded political manoeuvre, used to advance the Left’s influence: “It’s the worst thing we could have done just for political gain. I think it’s criminal. I think it’s immoral.” Blasting the Big Tech giants and globalist moguls, he added that the U.S. is “one nation under God. We’re not one nation under Twitter. We’re not one nation under big media, or under central government. We’re trying to have media, big tech, control our lives, the government control our lives and we need to not move away from God, we need to move closer to God.”
Unanue continued to decry the machinations of Big Tech censorship, saying “[t]hey want to cancel God, they want to cancel our speech, they want to cancel our culture, our history, our liberty, they want to control us. The few controlling the many like a bunch of sheep.”
After recognizing that “none of these people care about us,” he offered some final words of support and encouragement: “Some of us want to be one nation, indivisible; you can’t be indivisible without God. We have to pray, we have to hope, and we have to move closer to God. Otherwise, it’s not a pretty picture.”