Why does anyone continue to treat people as experts when they are so consistently wrong?
Last week, the Federal Reserve raised rates one-half percent, and the stock market went up over 900 points. The "experts" on CNBC said that was because the market had priced in the increase. The next day, the market went down over 1,000 points. The experts were 100% wrong.
In 1970, on the first Earth Day, the experts predicted that billions would die from starvation because of an impending ice age. The experts were 100% wrong.
In 1989, the experts at the U.N. predicted that we only had ten years left to solve the climate problem. Even though the experts were 100% wrong, the media, politicians, entertainers, bureaucrats, business leaders, and others treat each subsequent dire prediction as factual instead of doing research and asking questions.
When Hurricane Katrina hit, we were warned that this was an indication of the future. Instead, the next ten years were mild. Storm activity, like everything else dealing with the climate, is and has always been cyclical and natural. The experts were 100% wrong.
The 2006 Atlantic hurricane season was the least active since 1997 as well as the first season since 2001 in which no hurricanes made landfall in the United States, and was the first since 1994 in which no tropical cyclones formed during October. Following the intense activity of 2003, 2004, and 2005, forecasters predicted that the 2006 season would be only slightly less active. Instead activity was slowed by a rapidly forming moderate El Niño event,
The mild 2006 Atlantic hurricane season draws to a close Thursday without a single hurricane striking the United States — a stark contrast to the record-breaking 2005 season that killed more than 1,500 people and left thousands homeless along the Gulf Coast.
Nine named storms and five hurricanes formed this season, and just two of the hurricanes were considered major.
Despite alarming predictions, the United States came through a second straight hurricane season virtually unscathed, raising fears among emergency planners that they will have to fight public apathy and overconfidence when they warn people to prepare for next year.
When Barack Obama won the presidency in 2008, the expert political pundits warned Republicans that they had better move left, or they would never win again.
The experts were 100% wrong. Republicans moved right with the Tea Party and gained almost 1,000 seats in the next eight years, along with taking over the U.S. House, U.S Senate, and White House.
When Democrats lose, they are never warned to move right. Instead, we are told that the Democrat message just isn't understood.
According to Ballotpedia: The Encyclopedia of American Politics, the Republican Party held more seats in 82 of 99 state legislative chambers (82.3 percent) in January 2017 than it did in January 2009.
The website says:
"During President Barack Obama's two terms in office, Democrats experienced a net loss of 968 state legislative seats, the largest net loss of state legislative seats in this category since World War II. The second-largest loss occurred following Dwight D. Eisenhower's two terms in office, when Republicans were handed a net loss of 843 state legislative seats."
In 2009, the "experts" at the CBO said Obamacare would reduce the deficit partially because the government would make money taking over student loans.
The experts were 100% wrong. The cost of the student loans and Obamacare has been massive.
The huge taxpayer bill for buying millennial votes is coming due.
In 2016, the crime experts at the FBI lied several times to the FISA court to take out Trump. Why should we trust the FBI to be honest with the rest of us when it is so politicized?
In 2017, the experts at the CBO predicted that Trump's tax rate cuts would cost trillions. They were 100% wrong. Revenues rose rapidly, just like after Reagan's and Bush's tax rate cuts. Why does anyone believe the CBO when it is frequently wrong? The people there clearly don't care about history.
The CBO routinely understates the cost of entitlements and refuses to acknowledge the massive benefits of leaving the money in the private sector. The mistakes are so consistent that they must be intentional. After all, the CBO employees are federal bureaucrats who benefit greatly from bigger government.
In January 2020, the experts at the WHO said COVID wouldn't spread human to human. The experts were 100% wrong.
In February 2020, Dr. Fauci said COVID wouldn't be a problem in the U.S.
The experts at CDC, and Dr. Fauci, said the disease would easily spread off surfaces; that Plexiglas would protect us; and that vaccines, masks, and social distancing would stop the spread. The experts were 100% wrong, yet the media treat every one of their pronouncements as gospel and silence those who disagree.
In 2020, when the New York Post came out with a true story about Biden family corruption, fifty supposed intelligence "experts" called it Russian disinformation. They intentionally lied. Why would we trust intelligence experts on anything when they are so politicized?
In 2021, when inflation was rearing its ugly head, experts throughout government called the inflation transitory. They were 100% wrong.
We are told that Biden's misinformation czar is an expert on misinformation. She certainly appears to be. She is good at spreading misinformation about the Biden laptop, the fictitious dossier, and other things. The government should not be trusted to determine what is true and not true.
Never trust people who are called experts by others or who call themselves experts. Almost all have an agenda.
People should question everything they are told, especially if the source is the media, the government, entertainers, or educators.