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About Gregg Masters

Gregg Masters is an inspirational author, thinker and speaker who's daily thoughts, blog and more are known as "A Common Man's Wisdom." Gregg's professional life, whether in Radio, Television or any of his other jobs, allowed him to travel and explore both places and people of all kinds. Ironically, it wasn't these experiences that had the biggest impact on him. In 2008, Gregg suffered a disabling back injury. During this time, Gregg was presented with the option to look at life with anger and cynicism over his injury and pain or to look for the opportunities it might present. He chose the latter. After looking within himself and as he says "Seeing what I was made of, and what made me tick," Gregg began sharing some of his thoughts. First on Facebook, Twitter and with others he was speaking to. As Gregg's thoughts, insights, and understanding continued to grow so did his social media presence. Soon, he began collecting his thoughts, ideas, affirmations and meditations in a series of books titled "A Common Man's Wisdom."

An Open Letter To All Of The “Covidiots”

An open letter to all of the “Covidiots.”

Hello. My name is Gregg Masters.

I am a 60 year old man who struggles each day with chronic health conditions. I love my country and depending on the cause or situation I can swing from conservative to liberal in my views and opinions.

 

I, like you, also find myself struggling with the economy. The rising prices for services that prior to January I didn’t need, will the money keep coming in, etc.  I, like you, also find myself struggling through the Coronavirus Pandemic that has enveloped the world and this country, no matter what mixed messages we might be hearing from our leaders. There are millions of Americans like me who are and have been sequestered in the homes for months simply  because we want to stay alive. The question I have for thousands of others is… So why don’t you care if we live or die?

 

Science tells us that social distancing and wearing a mask can significantly bring down the risk of spreading or acquiring Covid-19! So why not do that? You might not only save my life but you might be saving your life!

 

I’ve heard some of you say it’s because wearing a mask is an infringement of your rights. Keep in mind that the Declaration of Independence is all about the common good! The COMMON good! THE COMMON GOOD! Social Distance!Wear a Damn Mask!

 

I’ve heard some say it’s because they’re too uncomfortable. Stop by a local ER and ask any of the Covid-19 patients if they’re comfortable.

 

I’ve heard some say if the President doesn’t think it’s that big of a deal, they don’t think it’s that big of a deal. As of this writing 2,888,915 people in the United States are confirmed to have the Coronavirus. 129,948 souls have died. That seems like a big deal to me.

 

The time has come to stop professing that you “want” to do something and “hope” things will get better, and start actually doing something to make a difference! Simply social distancing and wearing a simple face covering of some sort will save lives! (Maybe yours!)

 

Stop just thinking only about yourselves and think about all the people who can’t go outside because of all the covidiots who refuse to social distance or wear a mask or for that matter, even believe that the coronavirus is as bad as it is? I’m not just talking about the elderly people but also people with chronic diseases who are of all ages, I’m talking about the kids, the young and middle-age people who can still get sick and still die! The elderly people who are on chemotherapy or similar kinds of treatments? What about the people who just wear a mask to help other people? What about the people who are wearing a mask because they know that they have to do as much as they can to keep themselves healthy in order to see their parents or their grandparents? What about their rights? What about their fears? What about your responsibility to them?

 

Stop being so selfish! Get a grip and realize that you will forever be judged by how you decide between helping others or turning your back on them. Deciding between money and the deaths of others. Deciding for Country over party or political leadership.

 

Do the right thing! You’ve made it this far in life. You’ve embraced science your whole life. Don’t turn your back on it now just because you might find it difficult or inconvenient to comply with the facts. Do the right thing.

 

With Sincerity and Hope,

     Gregg Masters

Peace


Want To Be A Patriot And Honor America? Wear A Damn Mask!

Want To Be A Patriot And Honor America? Wear A Damn Mask!

Wearing a mask has nothing to do with liberty and everything to do with science and caring!

We see the sign on a store’s door that says No Shoes, No Shirt, No Service we all say, “OK, I’m cool with that.”

But, if you see a sign that says you  must wear a mask before you enter so you you don’t infect yourself or others? Well that’s just downright UN-AMERICAN!!!

W H A T  ? ! ?

Clearly Covid-19 is not a hoax as it was explained early on. As of this writing more than 2.5 million Americans have been diagnosed (The CDC says it might be 10 times that!) and more than 125,000 Americans have died from it.  It’s not the flu as we were told early on. It is a virus that can kill you no matter your age! It doesn’t care if you believe in it or not. It doesn’t care who you want to vote for!

Wear A Damn Mask!

If you wear a mask it doesn’t mean you’re weak, you look stupid, you’re a Democrat, you believe in conspiracies or people won’t respect you. Instead, it means your strong and care for others, you believe in facts and science and you’ll garner more respect!

Wear A Damn Mask!

When you wear a mask it’s not all about you! It’s about every other person you are around and every other person they are around and so on. It’s about your family, your mom and dad, your grandparents. It’s about a child you don’t even know who’s going through chemotherapy. It’s about the person that has a chronic disease that you never knew they had. It’s about others, not you! Wear A Damn Mask!

Tell your kids how important it is to wear a mask. Explain how they might be able to save someone’s life, simply by putting a mask over their nose and mouths. Can you imagine the value that this simple gesture will instill in them? It’s a simple fix, Wear A Damn Mask! Not doing so is, as Dr. Anthony Fauci said “A recipe for disaster.”

Wearing a mask has nothing to do with liberty and everything to do with science and caring!

Want To Be A Patriot And Honor America? Wear A Damn Mask!

Peace

     …..Gregg

 


Do. Your. Duty. (Yes, I Mean You!)

We all have a duty to do and the time has come to “put our big boy and big girl pants on” and do it!

Quite honestly I’m sick of hearing people throw their hands up and ask what else they can do. Do your duty! Yes,  we all have a duty no matter who we are, where we are, what we’ve gone through or what color our skin is! Do your damn duty!

That policeman kneeling on Georg Floyd’s neck had the responsibility to do his duty to serve and protect everyone!

The 3 other police on the scene had the responsibility to do their duty to stop a murder and save a life.

The person who realized they had a camera to capture this tragic injustice happening had the duty to record it for others to see.

The men and women who were moved to prayer by seeing Mr. Floyd’s death had the duty to enter that solemn state.

The men who chased and killed Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia have been charged with failing to do their sacred duty.

A White Nationalist who ran down Heather Heyer in Charlottesville, Virginia also failed to do his duty in life.

The men and women who felt moved to protest these injustices had the duty to go out and let their voices be heard.

All people had the duty to make sure their words and actions showed honor and respect for Mr. Floyd and all others who have been killed and violated.

The men and women who decided to set fire to cars and businesses failed to do their duty.

The men and women who decided to break a $2000 storefront windows or loot local stores that in other times provided a lifeline to the community, failed their duty.

Those politicians who spew messages of divisiveness and macho hate have failed to do their duty.

Those people and politicians who have said nothing to help the situation and are hiding within their silence have failed to do their duty.

Those politicians and followers who are using their energies and words and actions to bring America together are doing their duty.

Those who are checking in regularly on those who might be scared and filled with anxiety, if only to let them know they’re not alone, are doing their duty.

Those who get up everyday and resolve to continue to not only battle the civil unrest in their towns and this country but also to battle the Coronavirus Pandemic (that now has amazingly taken a back seat) continue to do their duty.

Those who in some way, any way, many ways are helping those who need help are doing their duty.

Those who talk about helping or wishing they could help are failing to do their duty.

We all have a duty to do whether it is professional, personal, humanistic or directed toward ourselves, our friends, families, environment, country the world and more! We all have a duty that is baked within us. We all have the responsibility to do our duty. We also have the responsibility to see others who we may or may not like, and accept that some of them aren’t doing their duty, accept that some are definitely doing their duty and seeing how we can join with others and begin to do our duty!

Peace

Stay Safe and Stay Healthy

Gregg