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Advice to the mindfuck-hesitant: When “Joe Biden” and Kamala Harris come to your door selling vaccines, treat them as you would, say, a couple of Jehovah’s Witnesses proffering Watchtower magazines: “Thank you, but I’m not interested in your organization… and please take me off your mailing list. Have a nice day!” Cue: sound of door clicking shut.

Something tells me there are still too many sane people with a sense of humor left in this tormented land for the flunkies of “progressive” Wokery to achieve the total control they seek over the hundred-million, give or take, who are starting to think: Y’know, I’d kind of like my country back. And what country was that? It was the country we were before the Intel “Community” took over, in the service of an utterly corrupt political elite running the system like it was their personal cash register.

About that country I would like back… for starters, the country that valued the rule-of-law. Yes, I know, that’s awfully high-toned — the rule of law — as if one is invoking some clichéd bronze blindfolded babe in a negligee, hoisting a scale in one hand and a sword in the other. I’m thinking, rather, of a flesh-and-blood judge, perhaps a corpulent fellow with bad knees, of, say, the DC federal court, who would dare to throw out the malicious political prosecution of figures like General Flynn or the journalist Julian Assange… or an FBI that would make a criminal referral for sedition against Senator Mark Warner… or a newspaper editor who might be interested in the connection between Marc Elias’s Lawfare outfit at Perkins Coie and the Central Intelligence Agency. One could go on endlessly with the pungent hypotheticals. So much evil mischief has not been seen in one polity since Berlin, 1938.

Anyway, the country we live in now no longer observes the rule of law because it has become a security state like the former Soviet bloc states, with a rogue Intel “Community” that has hijacked the truck that the wheels of justice run on. Here’s a thought: do we know for sure whether the CIA might have been involved in the late, lamentable 2020 election? Wow, that’s outside the box! But, hey, why not? Think of all the fakery they are so capable of engineering, and consider how avid they were to get rid of that pain-in-the-ass Donald Trump (who wanted to get rid of them!), and also consider that there is really no check on their activities whatsoever because the supervising authorities are 1) Adam Schiff’s House Intel Committee (bwaha!), and 2) the aforementioned seditious scoundrel Mark Warner’s Senate Intel Committee. These two are so owned by the CIA that they must have a standing weekly TGIF session to peel grapes for the C-suite at Langley.

Some savvy 2020 election skeptics are pointing at China as possibly having interfered in the election that installed their pre-paid errand-boy “Joe Biden” in the White House — but what if the real action was actually closer to home? And why wouldn’t the CIA queer the election and then set up China to take the blame, since China is already in America’s dog-house for gifting the world with SARS-Covid-19 and its lovely variants? Just wondering… just asking… maybe the thought has crossed your mind, too.

Have you groked that the virus affords such wonderful opportunities for exercising state coercion over a spooked public? Just yesterday, Sec’y of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra declared that it is, “absolutely the government’s business to know who’s been vaccinated.” Of course, it’s as much the public’s business to know what the correct figure is for Covid cases and deaths, as well as adverse mRNA reactions and deaths. And, just for instance, two counties in California recently revised down their overall case numbers for the whole virus melodrama by 20 percent — so many cases were just hospitals gaming the federal bureaucracy for higher subsidy pay-outs keyed to the virus. And, after a month of getting bashed around for lying about this and that, America’s chief Covid-19 health officer, Anthony Fauci (“The Science”) has gone back on cable TV telling the country to “get over it.” Their vax “hesitancy,” he means. Why would anyone besides the sebaceous Chris Hayes on MSNBC believe him?

Another feature about the country I would like back is the freedom to live without the harassment of Woked-up useful idiots working day and night to destroy the very meaning of language while hustling American culture, tradition, and heritage into its “anti-racist” gas chamber. The local school board in the next town over from here just voted last night to retain the name of the high school’s football team: the Indians. I take that small local act of chutzpah as a good omen telling us the tide has turned. We want our country back. We want the rule of law back. We want reality back. We want good faith back. As MLK might have said: from every hill and mole-hill, let freedom ring!


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  1. James Howard Kunstler July 9, 2021 at 9:52 am #

    Note to the Comments Gang: You may detect the absence of the fellow who called himself “Tekapo.” His countless remarks were not wholly without merit. But I removed him because he got into the habit of monopolizing the conversation, even hijiking it. And he ignored the private warnings I emailed him to cool his jets. His mainly contrary views acted as a kind of tonic here, but he finally made a pest of himself.— JHK Admin

    • benr July 9, 2021 at 9:58 am #

      I hate to see people bumped but in his case it was a wise move as he was not here for discussion but for disruption.

      • O.G. Hawkins July 9, 2021 at 1:07 pm #

        Josephine Alexandria Shitfer-Brains. RIP.

        ——

        Kudos that it is a very rare, very Big deal (and after several private warnings) that Mr K ever bans a poster. This is a fantastic forum of Free Speech and Mr K lets people roam his garden whether he agrees with them or not. Tekapo is the 1st ban that I have seen since joining CFN in … March or April.

        Tekapo was indeed a tonic. It will be interesting to see if he/she/it resurfaces with a new handle.

        • benr July 9, 2021 at 1:16 pm #

          Tonic hardly toxic defiantly.
          That user has had at least five bans.

        • hmuller July 9, 2021 at 1:59 pm #

          Tekapo had completely taken over this forum, making it his personal domain. JHK was right to ban him. But I suspect he’ll come crawling back under a new name.

          • Bill7 July 9, 2021 at 5:28 pm #

            > Tekapo had completely taken over this forum, making it his personal domain <

            I think your claim above is hyperbole. It was just doing its job, and
            doing it acceptably well (for the Dark Side, of course). Not that I
            enjoyed its gaslighting tripe.

          • ThorsHammer July 10, 2021 at 8:26 am #

            A week ago I suggested to Jim that if Poo was to take over the Clusterfuck Nation domain and dominate the site he should appoint him associate editor and charge him $5,000 per post. Since Poo is likely already being paid by the word that arrangement should be self supporting. And a just fee for all the years Jim has put into developing his brand and readership.

            But being a gentleman, Jim just banned him.

            Now we just have to be vigilant against the re-emergence of Poo.

          • Islander July 11, 2021 at 7:29 pm #

            Why does everyone keep talking about him/it?

        • Bill7 July 9, 2021 at 5:01 pm #

          I’m sorry to hear that T. was banned: it was its own antidote, to my mind. Also, the Deomc**t Party have a hundred more just like it
          in line for that job; the only well-paid, well-sponsored jobs available these days are for defending the vastly corrupt, elite-benefitting
          Democ**t Party (by design, by design).

          • Bill7 July 9, 2021 at 5:08 pm #

            Adding: I’m a former Democ**t voter, though the last time I voted for
            one in a Presidential mcElection was Bubba ’92; NAFTA put paid
            to that approach. I no longer vote.

            And no, I do not see the other half of the Duopoly
            as any kind of alternative: both work- along with The Woke”, “Antifa”, “BLM”, and the “Intelligence Community”- for the Very Few. All sponsored content, all the time..

        • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 7:38 pm #

          LOL!

      • abbybwood July 11, 2021 at 2:50 pm #

        Just discovered the “script” the vax door knockers will be using:

        https://www.zerohedge.com/political/ignore-no-soliciting-signs-use-your-script-vaccine-door-knocking-documents-revealed

        They are flat out lying when they say the only potential adverse reaction to the jabs might be if you have a history of allergic reactions or anaphylaxis. It’s all good! The jabber will observe you for 15 minutes then you are free to go!

        Tell this to the 7000 (and counting) who have DIED from the jabs and the many thousands who are severely injured.

        These fools are claiming to be from “The Health Department”. Have they been indemnified from being sued for medical fraud when a person dies or is injured by the jab? These jadrools going door to door I seriously doubt have any medical degrees or medical backgrounds.

        This is going from propaganda to flat-out coercion.

        • MaryQueen July 11, 2021 at 6:25 pm #

          I would be tempted to tell them they are committing a war crime, but that might put me on the list of people that get a visit from the medical hitmen.

    • JohnAZ July 9, 2021 at 10:05 am #

      Po represented the non thinking, reactionary, emotional side of the electorate that the Democratic centered Deep State feeds on. Unfortunately, the demographics of the country have shifted so far to the Left that Po may represent the majority.

      I listen to the MSM reporting of the Squad and it sickens me. Why is the face of the Ult Left all America haters and foreigners?

    • Frank July 9, 2021 at 10:08 am #

      thanks James, Good commentary. I would also like the rule
      of law back so the next time I get a ticket for not wearing my
      seatbelt I’ll feel a little better about paying the fine.

      • shotho July 9, 2021 at 11:27 am #

        I believe the moderator is correct that the place to start is the rule of law. After language and family, the principle of justice under an impartial rule of law is paramount for building a culture. We have debased these principles to the point today that they are barely working.

        • C.O.Jones July 9, 2021 at 11:50 am #

          I agree 100% shottho. The slide of our country into ignoring the rule of law greatly accelerated under the last president who refused to honor his oath to uphold and defend the constitution.

          If Trump had prosecuted those who spied on his campaign, fabricated evidence for baseless impeachments, corrupted the FISA court, instigated and organized riots (pronounced insurrection) and gamed the election, we would not be in our present national position which is basically having a firm grasp of our ankles.

          If Trump had done his job, those people would not have been in a position to game the election.

          So the question is why did he insist on tweeting instead of action?

          Understanding how we got here is key to correcting the situation.

          By refusing to uphold the law, Trump effectively handed over the country to the communists. We are no longer a nation of laws but a nation of emotions.

          I literally wretch when I hear people say Trump is coming back.

          • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 12:10 pm #

            I have to agree with you, C.O.

            The things you list are why I think Trump may have been controlled opposition.

            The TDS that hijacked the lefts’ collective brain enabled what we have now.

            I don’t know if Trump was in on it or a hapless victim, or something in between, but I can almost guarantee he was used for all the reasons you list. Look at where we are now.

          • benr July 9, 2021 at 12:32 pm #

            Trump couldn’t prosecute anyone as potus.
            Show me were the executive branch has the power to do so.
            He assumed his AG was going to do their job and sat back to long waiting.

          • shotho July 9, 2021 at 12:38 pm #

            Yes, there was so little action from Trump that reformed much of anything. His time in office was harmful in that it allowed the opposition time to consolidate and change their strategy, making Trump the problem to be resolved. We could speculate endlessly on the reasons for this. Was he simply an unmanageable narcissist who had no idea that he was playing into the hands of those who swore to destroy him? One thing for sure, he has demoralized those who thought he would actually confront the elitists who are now thoroughly in control.

          • Beryl of Oyl July 9, 2021 at 12:41 pm #

            Yes benr, since when is a president a prosecutor?

            Doesn’t anyone remember those shampeachments?

            Many people believed that AG Barr was going to do something. How was Presient Trump to know any different?

            Did people not see his recent question about Durham’s whereabouts?

          • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 7:41 pm #

            Well, the president’s job is to push the AG.

            He apparently didn’t, or hard enough anyway.

          • tully July 10, 2021 at 6:57 am #

            When Trump made Barr his AG, figured we would not see any of the prosecutions he railed about during his campaign. The man’s CV is classic beltway insider, starting with working for the CIA during the 70s when he was in school.

            Trump’s entire cabinet were beltway folks. Based on his campaign, thought he would bring in people from outside that incestuous club, but nope.

            Fact is, I felt as played by Trump as I did by Obama in 2008.

          • Uncle Bob July 10, 2021 at 11:06 am #

            It’s possible that his advisors convinced GGG that he needed “experienced” people in charge of federal agencies, so he dutifully put a bunch of Beltway bozos in charge of things where they could undercut his policies or the concept of constitutional government itself (Christopher Wray). No doubt those people, along with his friendship with the Clintons, tempered his pursuit of justice for the 2016 election and its aftermath: the whole “we don’t prosecute our leaders in this country because it would make us look like a banana republic” argument. Look where that has gotten us: lawlessness, persecution of people because of the words they use, attacks on constitutionally guaranteed rights, and even a two-tiered system whereby members of one party can accuse members of the other of all kinds of things –racism, murder, taking away voting rights — without evidence and be applauded for it, but members of the other party are tarred with calumnies for daring to try and present evidence the other side has done anything wrong. It certainly seems that America woke up in Soviet Russia one morning, and I’m just waiting for the NKVD/KGB to come take me to a gulag.

          • bluedog July 11, 2021 at 11:57 am #

            Trump did exactly what Trump was supposed to do, he created a distraction for the 1% as they decided which direction to go as the pickings of the world was getting thin, and they had to find a better road to travel.

            This division of the people has worked well for the last 243 years, and what’s not to like about it, well for them of course. It was no fluke that Trump got elected, for the 1% had made him the kingmaker, and he couldn’t lose and of course he’s still working as a diversion, and it’s working very well. Doubt it read the many posts they are answer enough.

          • mumbai July 11, 2021 at 10:17 pm #

            You probably retch, you poor wretch.

        • draupnir July 9, 2021 at 12:38 pm #

          Sadly, until we can agree of the definition of words, even a discussion of such a thing is impractical, if not impossible.

    • rube-i-con July 9, 2021 at 10:56 am #

      jimmy leave him here, he deserves a good lickin’

      tekapo is worried about 40,000 AZ votes “gone to some log cabin in Montana”

      …..but isn~t worried about 40 million mail-in votes no one has any chain of custody for

      • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 12:10 pm #

        The problem was, he didn’t take lickin’s. He just regurgitated MSM talking points all over the board all day.

        • rube-i-con July 9, 2021 at 1:02 pm #

          i agree, on reflection you~re correct

          the heave-ho was warranted jimmy

    • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 12:07 pm #

      Thank you, James.

      I don’t see a problem with removing people whose only goal is to troll.

      After all, this is your private ‘garden’ as O.G. calls it, and when you gotta weed, you gotta weed.

      • Wizard of the Saddle July 15, 2021 at 8:29 am #

        It is a relief to see the Tekapo purge go down. It was getting tiresome having to power scroll past hundreds of posts by the Uber-troll and the tiresome fights he picked with half the community here. The comments section is already much improved by the enema that was administered. Thank you, Jim, for popping this festering boil.

    • Cactus Girl July 9, 2021 at 1:22 pm #

      Hey Jim, it’s me, Fiesta. Did you get a new email address? I haven’t heard from you in a long time, and you haven’t answered my emails. I was worried.

    • 100th Avatar July 9, 2021 at 2:10 pm #

      Yet the “gang” fed him/her/xe/xem multiple times daily

      pests come back for crumbs

      • shotho July 9, 2021 at 5:11 pm #

        “gang”?

      • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 7:44 pm #

        Guilty as charged, although I had started to curb it quite a bit by the time he got the heave-ho.

    • Redneck Liberal July 9, 2021 at 3:16 pm #

      A warning for all monopolizes, huh, O.G. Hawkins?

      • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 7:45 pm #

        So sad, your tag team has just gone down by 30%.

        LOL.

    • Amman July 9, 2021 at 3:59 pm #

      I agree. She was a pest of a fellow.

    • gonetohell July 9, 2021 at 4:03 pm #

      Bring on the censorship.

      • Bill7 July 9, 2021 at 5:44 pm #

        Censorship is a slippery slope. Who will watch the watchers?

        • hmuller July 10, 2021 at 5:15 pm #

          I look at it this way, Bill. This site with its one commentary thread is like JHK’s house. If someone comes into his house acting like a disruptive drunk, taking liberties, defying his requests, JHK can show him the door.

          YouTube overall, is not a house; it’s a city of houses. And the Mayor of YouTube City with his Gestapo has been burning down the houses of people with opposing political opinions.

          We know all that vague, undefined talk of violating “community standards” is boilerplate Marxist bullshit. It means nothing, and YouTube can very rarely point to any specific standard that was violated. Same thing is going on with other social media.

        • mumbai July 11, 2021 at 10:26 pm #

          Juvenal was being entirely juvenile – his axiom was not about society per se but whether the guards he employed to ensure the chastity of his household females would be continent, if not celibate.
          Hence the popularity (sic!) of castration – works for herders, why not people?
          Incels are, apologies to Annie & Aretha, doing it to themselves but, given that sperm quality & quantity is falling precipitously all over the West( – but not elsewhere…odd, that – one wonders what the next generation or three is going to be.

    • Blackbird July 10, 2021 at 12:07 pm #

      It’s nice being able to wander into the peanut gallery of my favorite blog without finding it splattered end-to-end with (and by) “Poo”.

      I’ll admit he was a bit of a tonic – if you’re a fan of the glory days of “heroic medicine” – a lot like Dr. (Benjamin) Rush’s “Thunderbolts”…

      Meanwhile, anyone showing up with a username referencing New Zealand geography is likely to get the kind of attention a June bug finds in a chicken coop.

    • Pat Ormsby July 11, 2021 at 8:12 am #

      Good move, JHK. Frankly, I had the urge last week to count up the number of his comments and post it under his first one, congratulating him on such a thorough job for whomever.

  2. JohnAZ July 9, 2021 at 9:57 am #

    How much of what we are observing is the feckless effort of a under educated government using purely political means to band aid problems that they know they cannot do anything about.

    Put climate change down as number one on the list. Biden’s mob got in there pushing the “We have to fix climate change” credo. What has he done of any import to transfer energy from FF to alternatives? Absolutely nothing!!!! Shut down a pipeline, stop some leases?

    Nothing!

    Between pollution, global warming, and de-icing of the planet, something needs to be done about the ongoing energy patterns that exist. And do not forget Peak Oil coming to our addresses later in the century. With Biden/Kerry in there, nothing will be done, because they do not have a clue what to do.

    How about subsidizing the difference between gas and EV cars for everyone? How many trillions would that cost? Would it be better than blowing trillions on welfare programs? And do not forget starting the national program to build nuclear plants, all exactly the same for safety and economies of scale savings? Have we heard a peep out of DC about either idea? Nope!!! And you won’t. DC does not do squat and get paid big bucks.

    • Disaffected July 9, 2021 at 10:54 am #

      Better: start a plandemic hoax to scare the idiots, then inoculate them all with a poison cocktail to kill most of them and sterilize the rest. Problem solved.

      • thirdcoastlegend July 9, 2021 at 12:06 pm #

        Dis-

        We laugh, but your outline may be pretty close to the actual plan.

      • Bill7 July 9, 2021 at 5:24 pm #

        Well said and not unlikely, Sir. Being called every name in the book by people who seemed able to think quite well before 3/2020, for the “crime” of being unwilling to be part of a long-term experiment via
        injection has been quite an experience.

        Fellow, early (thank you!) apostates:

        CJ Hopkins
        Edward Curtin
        Russell Bangs

        Not many.

    • abbybwood July 9, 2021 at 11:41 am #

      One thing Fauci, Trump and Biden did was to allow national lockdowns.

      Out here in LaLaLand the 405 was practically a ghost freeway for months on end.

      I am afraid some new bad flu will lock us down again. And again.

      Are the lockdowns part of the plan to get us out of our cars and on to Zoom for the future?

      • C.O.Jones July 9, 2021 at 12:00 pm #

        Yes, abbybwood but it’s more than just out of our cars. “Lockdown” is a term for prisoners, in this case political prisoners which is what everyone who participated in the lockdown was. Yes, Trump was complicit which makes him no better than Fauci or Biden.

        • Beryl of Oyl July 9, 2021 at 12:46 pm #

          Wrong. He had to rely on information from others. He was badly served by people in alleged positions of authority, so-called experts.

          No he wasn’t knowingly ‘complicit’.

          He isn’t blameless in what ensued, but his actions were not criminal.

          • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 7:47 pm #

            I’m afraid they are.

            He committed a war crime by endorsing the experimental vaccine and pushing people to take them.

          • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 8:52 pm #

            Remember, he had Dr. Atlas, and decided to give him the boot.

          • kimmasad01 July 10, 2021 at 3:37 pm #

            By April 16 2021 Trump had to know what this injection is, and if he didn’t he should have. In his email to supports on April 15 2021 he throws his unequivocal support behind the injection calling its pause (JJ paused at the time) “insanity”. Trump is clearly still pushing this thing.

      • thirdcoastlegend July 9, 2021 at 12:09 pm #

        Trump initially authorizing, then extending the state of emergency was an enormous mistake that permitted all the other mistakes and evils of this mess to be implemented.

        It’s deeply ironic that the West now rules by executive fiat under states of emergency.

        This lawless tactic is the exact one used by tinpot dictators to rule.

        The West used to berate these same dictators for years, even decades for such applied lawlessness.

        Yet, here we are.

        • Beryl of Oyl July 9, 2021 at 12:57 pm #

          That’s more like it, third. It was a terrible mistake, and perhaps he should have known better, and he was wrong, but where were the people who should have advised him better?

          He was being told something like, there’s a terrible scourge, a virus like no other, unleashed on the world from a laboratory in China, and it is going to kill billions if you don’t act RIGHT NOW.

          His biggest mistake and worse than a mistake was not canning Fauci and Birx and that bunch of dangerous politicized fraudulent quacks the moment he realized what they were.

          This has made me unpopular with many other Trump supporters, because they keep insisting that President Trump lacked the power to fire Fauci.

          They confuse Fauci’s position for life with his appointment to a task force that was only formed in 2020.

          It was President Trump’s task force, of course he could hire or fire anyone he pleased from it.

          • Hereward the Woke July 9, 2021 at 3:24 pm #

            Trump did many good things but his staff picks and reading of personalities was very poor. Admittedly, his choices were limited, but he was way to nice. If (a big if) we are ever allowed to have a patriot Potus again, it needs to be someone far more ruthless.

          • Redneck Liberal July 10, 2021 at 7:44 am #

            …but where we’re the people who should have advised him better?

            Hmm. If only he’d stumbled over Narc Troll and MaryQ and appointed them to his Cabinet, he could have saved the USA from the current “tyranny”.

          • MaryQueen July 10, 2021 at 8:30 pm #

            RL already has a strike so he has to self-edit. You’re on your way out, Faux Trae Crowder.

            It’s only a matter of time. Hahahahaha!

          • bluedog July 11, 2021 at 12:03 pm #

            Very simple those people around him was those he chose which says very little about his ability to pick ANY kind of people well except neocons of course.

        • draupnir July 9, 2021 at 12:58 pm #

          Grima Wormtongue. The Trump administration was filled with evil councilors.

          • hmuller July 9, 2021 at 2:16 pm #

            I had a bad feeling from the beginning when he began appointing swamp creatures to fill most positions of power.

            The result was 4 years of foot dragging and no swamp drainage. Trust Sessions, trust Barr, trust the plan. Trust my left nut!

            Next time around, if we ever again have a free election (a BIG “IF”), I want someone who really means what he says.

          • thirdcoastlegend July 9, 2021 at 2:53 pm #

            This is also very true.

            Perhaps Trump’s most fatal flaw was his hubris that DC would ever deal with him in good faith, and that he did not need to fill as many roles with those personally loyal to him and/or the MAGA cause, regardless of their qualifications and experience.

            The current reality is an example of how well this personnel strategy worked for Obama.

          • Redneck Liberal July 10, 2021 at 7:46 am #

            “Two sets of books.”

    • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 12:11 pm #

      Or better than blowing trillions on the Covid hoax.

      That’s on our tab. And we’ll never be able to pay it.

      • Amman July 9, 2021 at 1:24 pm #

        Don’t bite your nails over the US debt of some US$25 Trillion+. The rest of the world is in hock for ten times that or US$250 Trillion plus. So lets relax… COVID is a Schwab-send and the perfect excuse to default. (Reset, if you prefer.)

        • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 7:49 pm #

          Nevertheless, it is reported that our taxes are about to skyrocket, and the cost of food already has.

          • Amman July 10, 2021 at 2:23 pm #

            Forewarned is forearmed.

          • MaryQueen July 10, 2021 at 8:31 pm #

            You should see my stocked larder… 😉

    • Ishabaka July 9, 2021 at 1:11 pm #

      I’m a climate change agnostic. However, for those who feel it’s a serious threat – unless you’re willing to address the China issue, you’re pretending. China is bringing a new coal fired power plant at the rate of one per week. In one year, China builds more coal plants than exist in Europe. When coal burns, because it is carbon, not a hydrocarbon, it produces only CO2, not CO2 + H20 like natural gas, or gasoline. If Joe Biden was serious about climate change, he’d tell Xi Jinping to knock if off with the coal power plants. I’m not holding my breath waiting for that to happen.

      • BackRowHeckler July 9, 2021 at 3:43 pm #

        Yeah and Chinese state construction companies are building massive coal fired power plants all over Africa and in about a dozen Asian countries as well.

        Xi Jingping to the Climate Czar, John Kerry (currently aboard his power yacht in the Vineyard): FU!

      • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 7:51 pm #

        I think there is definitely change in the climate, but I think while some is man-made, some is also geo-engineering and bad choices all around such as building cities in deserts that have to have rivers diverted, etc. to make it livable.

        Mother Nature bats last.

        • Redneck Liberal July 10, 2021 at 7:49 am #

          Huh? So, cities like Phoenix is a CAUSE of climate change? You seem to be (yet again) demonstrating that you don’t have a clue about much of anything.

          • MaryQueen July 10, 2021 at 1:44 pm #

            Not what I said but then you don’t seem to understand what words mean.

          • Redneck Liberal July 11, 2021 at 5:50 pm #

            What you said:

            […]I think while some is man-made, some is also geo-engineering and bad choices all around such as building cities in deserts that have to have rivers diverted, etc. to make it livable.

            Aside from that, isn’t geo-engineering “manmade” too?

          • MaryQueen July 11, 2021 at 6:31 pm #

            I didn’t even refer to Climate Change ™ that’s a libtard construct.

  3. Warren July 9, 2021 at 10:06 am #

    The whole society is foul and corrupt. The one person who had attempted to push back was Trump, say what you will about his crassness and mean tweets, at least he was his own man, and he cared about the lost America. Was pro American and not looking for his 10%.
    But he tilted at too many windmills, so even the Supreme Court went along with the election grift, and in doing so lost their credibility.
    The best hope for the future, for freedom is that the long emergency collapse that you have been predicting comes and renders the federal government so irrelevant that we can once again live our lives in a updated Jeffersonian Republic

    • Daddyotis July 9, 2021 at 1:29 pm #

      Best comment of the day. Kudos to you, Warren.

    • Hereward the Woke July 9, 2021 at 3:27 pm #

      Spot on, Warren. Many patriots still believe we can sort this in 2022/24. Even if we got “our” people in, nothing will change. The Swamp in DC will block every move, the MSM will cry “nazis!” and the FBI/CIA creeps will dish the dirt. The Old USA was we knew and loved it is gone. Some kind of separation is the only answer.

      • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 7:52 pm #

        Well, this Covid19 plandemic and hoax is global. So it really doesn’t matter who they allow in as president. If Trump gets in, it’s because they want him there.

        They being the PTB, the global bankers and the ones that run the whole shit show.

      • Night Owl July 10, 2021 at 2:37 am #

        Sadly, I think you are right. Every institution that matters, and those that perform checks and balances on those institutions, seems to be so thoroughly corrupted that there is no way to fix anything.

      • Wizard of the Saddle July 15, 2021 at 8:39 am #

        I agree Hereward. The only thing good that may come from the elections in 2022 and 2024 is an end to the election shenanigans of 2020 IF, (and this is a BIG “if”), Republicans in state legislatures and on judicial benches do a thorough enough job of closing all of the loopholes created by, and ruthlessly exploited by Democrats in last years faux election.

        There can be no restoration of the rule of law in this country until election integrity is fully restored.

    • Redneck Liberal July 10, 2021 at 7:50 am #

      Two sets of books.

  4. Night Owl July 9, 2021 at 10:06 am #

    Back over at the committee investigating the attempted global takeover:

    There are more than 4,000 patents and associated financing related to SARS Coronaviruses. Based on patent filings, the Corona virus sequence is over 22 years old, and so is related spike-protein-based vaccination development. The current virus is not “novel.”

    And the Corona pathogen in question has been modifiable in the laboratory since 1999. The first “vaccines” came from Pfizer, with the first being for canines.

    The virus is not new, and the “vaccine” tech. is also not new. Fauci and NIAID funded research for a highly infectious Coronavirus in 2002, and it is patented.

    More “conspiracy” come to life. More on the worldwide plan to use medical tyranny to destroy national sovereignty at this week’s Corona Ausschuss Sitzung:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jtc-_0tkeog

    • Night Owl July 9, 2021 at 10:19 am #

      And the biggest firework of all:

      The CDC attempted to patent the entire SARS Corona gene sequence as well as (via related subcategory patents) the PCR technology for detecting it in April 2002. This is illegal and allows control of 100 percent of virus providence and detection.

      But it gets better. The patent was ultimately rejected because the US patent office found an earlier Corona sequence that matched that of the CDC request. The CDC then bribed the office and officially patented the gene sequence. And furthermore, they paid a fee to keep their application private.

      This is all on record.

      Let that sink in, kids.

      • Beryl of Oyl July 9, 2021 at 11:35 am #

        Speaking of things we already knew,

        “Scientists from University College London, and the Universities of York, Bristol and Liverpool say their studies of children are the most comprehensive yet anywhere in the world.”

        https://www.bbc.com/news/health-57766717

        The BBC is admitting children’s extremely low risk from the virus.

        I think some are going to try to pass this off as “but we only just found this out”.

        No, it was known for well over a year, but the ghouls are still coming for the little ones, at least in America.

      • Harry Bolsogna July 9, 2021 at 1:27 pm #

        Would a person that was jabbed then become controlled by the patent as they are now a genetically modified organism? Similar to what happened with organic corn and canola crops that were contaminated with gmo pollen. Once the organism contains genetic material controlled by the patent, the patent owner now owns the organisms.

        • Night Owl July 9, 2021 at 2:41 pm #

          Yes, Monsantoesque. An interesting question.

          • Bill7 July 9, 2021 at 5:51 pm #

            Good questions above. I won’t let the thin end of that particular wedge
            get a hold. “You already took the first ‘jab’; why not a “booster” [and another, and another, and..] ”

            nej tack

          • MaryQueen July 11, 2021 at 6:32 pm #

            Saw today Israelis are subjected to monthly boosters now.

        • MaryQueen July 10, 2021 at 8:33 pm #

          People who get the jab are technically chimeras.

      • MaryQueen July 11, 2021 at 6:32 pm #

        Never been isolated per the CDC. Neither have the previous so-called viruses…

        https://www.drrobertyoung.com/post/cdc-now-admits-no-gold-standard-for-the-isolation-for-any-virus

    • Bob12065 July 9, 2021 at 10:45 am #

      needs a translation into english

      • Night Owl July 9, 2021 at 12:57 pm #

        The part I described is in English. Fast forward to the guy in the bowtie

    • draupnir July 9, 2021 at 11:30 am #

      A group of researches from a university in Spain obtained possession of more than 100 vials of Pfizer vaccine with chain of custody documentation. The insert on these injections is blank, of course. They all are. The scientists preliminary findings indicate that, while they do contain spike proteins, the bulk of a dose of the vial they examined for their preliminary report consisted of 99.99+ lipid nanoparticles of graphene oxide, a cytotoxin.

      https://rumble.com/vjgmj9-breaking-discovery-the-actual-contents-inside-pfizer-vials-exposed.html

      They don’t tell us what is in those injections. We don’t even know if what they are injecting is the same formulation from each manufacturer, or if the formulations change from batch to batch. Now, the Biden administration is promising to go door to door to inform the reluctant of the benefits of getting the injections and hand out educational pamphlets. It is now our patriotic duty to be injected. CNN is starting to prepare us for the coming forced vaccinations.

      There is another narrative running beneath the official narrative. Social media sites have deplatformed and demonetized any alternative voices, but many have found alternative hosts.

      • Beryl of Oyl July 9, 2021 at 11:40 am #

        “Yesterday it was announced that scientists at Pfizer would be asking US regulators to authorize a booster shot of its COVID-19 vaccine in the coming month. The booster will be tailored to target the Delta variant, which is circulating in almost 100 countries at the time of this publication.”

        https://www.advancedsciencenews.com/pfizer-to-seek-approval-for-a-new-covid-19-booster-shot/

        How do people not understand that they are part of a huge, ongoing experiment?

        Where is the control?

        I’m thinking if Fauci said we need to graft mouse fur onto human scalps, the CDC “guidance” would change to reflect that.

        • draupnir July 9, 2021 at 12:09 pm #

          We’re the control group.

          • Beryl of Oyl July 9, 2021 at 12:58 pm #

            They are trying to eliminate the control group by vaccinating everyone.

            That does not make sense from a scientific standpoint.

      • abbybwood July 9, 2021 at 12:24 pm #

        And Fauci told MSNBC a few days ago that “Americans refusing the jabs are just making a political statement.”

        7000 recorded deaths and thousands of severe reactions to the jabs and Fauci wonders why I don’t want to play American roulette with the few good years I may have left by getting an experimental, obviously NOT safe drug for a disease I would have a very good chance of recovering from with Ivermectin, steroids, aspirin, zinc, melatonin, C, D3, fluvoxamine etc. All safe random trialed drugs.

        If we don’t get actual lawyers at the highest levels of The Justice Department and FBI, and investigative journalists like Seymour Hersh to expose the crimes at the FDA, CDC, WHO, NIH etc., then we will be doomed as a country.

        Average citizens who do a bit of digging have discovered that the FDA broke its own guidelines for having the right to take the experimental vaccines public. Their legal mandate as part of the “emergency use authorization” was to FIRST collect data on safe and effective treatments for Covid-19.

        But any recommendations that were made directly to them by scientists and doctors OUTSIDE Big Pharma were side-lined and ignored.

        Imagine that in October 2020 Donald Trump got Covid-19 and was admitted to Walter Reed. There he received potent steroids, high doses of D3 (50,000u), certain antibiotics, melatonin, vitamin C via IV and, according to an article I read….gasp!, IVERMECTIN!

        Lordy, Lordy I’m getting the vapors!

        If the FDA hadn’t been so busy making deals with Big Pharma for an unsafe, untested experimental jab worth billions, and had they obeyed the MANDATE that they try to find “safe, effective treatment protocols for EARLY use” even medications that are off-patent, cheap, safe and effective, just think of how many millions of lives could have been saved? Think of all those who are now vaccine injured when they can’t even get a return call from Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca, J&J etc.? No follow-up on injuries from Big Pharma at the height of an “experimental clinical trial”? That is criminal negligence.

        Sen. Ron Johnson had a recent hearing where he invited some of the vaccine injured Americans from the Covid-19 vaccines to testify under oath:

        https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=6mxqC9SiRh8&t=2791s

        Biden’s jab stormtroopers knocking on my door will be met by a video camera.

        • Islander July 9, 2021 at 12:47 pm #

          Abbywood,

          And Fauci told MSNBC a few days ago that “Americans refusing the jabs are just making a political statement.””

          And, so what? WTF does Fauci mean with that “just”?

          Americans have First Amendment rights to make (especially) political statements, based on any thing at all they choose, including their perception of medical fraud at the highest level.

          I don’t have the vocabulary to adequately express my hatred of the scum Fauci.

          • MaryQueen July 10, 2021 at 8:34 pm #

            He should be swinging from a noose.

        • draupnir July 9, 2021 at 2:02 pm #

          The injured, wheelchair-bound, child in that video, while never speaking, had a very odd affect.

        • ThorsHammer July 9, 2021 at 3:59 pm #

          Abby

          A society that does not operate within a framework of laws is either an anarchy or totalitarian.. There is no doubt which the US, France, and the UK have become.

          In the aftermath of WWII The victors met to formulate laws called the Nuremberg Accords that they hoped would prevent some of the horrors that the world had sunk to during the World War. Among those was the use of human subjects as test objects for experiments to which they had not given their informed consent. ( Think “Dr.” Mengele and in the USA the Tuskegee experiments.) The drafters of the Nuremberg Accords took their lawmaking seriously, providing the death penalty for the most serious offenders.

          In the process of developing an unchallenged market domination and harvesting billions of dollars in profit, the drug pushers in the employ of Phizer and Moderna have engaged in systematic fraud to promote the falsehood that there are no other effective treatments for COVID19. (As required for Emergency Use Authorization that allows them to sell untested and unapproved drugs) This fraud prevents prospective vaccination candidates from making an informed choice and giving informed consent as required by the Nuremberg Accords— the supreme law of the civilized world.. In a world where Law ruled there are literally millions of plaintiffs to a class action suit against the Drug Promoters– regardless of their fraudulent legal immunity. Vaccine front man Fauci and censors like Zukerberg would stand at the head of a long line of criminals on the way to the gallows or a lifetime in a private cell in a very hot place.

          But we live in a world where laws are for sale to the highest bidder and bear no resemblance to justice.

          ps. Keep in mind that the issue here is not whether mRNA experimental gene therapies are “safe” or :”effective” or the foundation for the White Plague that Frank Herbert warned against decades ago. The issue is whether the perpetrators of a massive human experiment in violation of the Nuremberg Accords should be held responsible.

          • SW July 9, 2021 at 8:13 pm #

            But who will hold them responsible? I look around the world & it looks to me like, other than a few — very few— journalists, there’s a deafening silence. It was less than a month ago that FB “allowed “ information that COVID may have been manipulated & escaped from the Wuhan lab. The politicians in charge now are not going to prosecute anyone that holds to the company, line.

        • Wizard of the Saddle July 15, 2021 at 9:59 am #

          Abby: I agree with all you said…..Except the video camera part. Your camera will be confiscated by Biden’s Stormtoopers and the digital video erased. An AR rifle would be a more effective choice if you intend to resist forced vaccination come what may.

      • Amman July 9, 2021 at 1:30 pm #

        “Jeepers creepers.”

      • michael July 11, 2021 at 7:29 am #

        Link to synopsis in English:
        https://rattibha.com/thread/1411044196161630208?lang=en

        Link to original document in Spanish:
        https://www.docdroid.net/TOPBZJY/microscopia-de-vial-corminaty-dr-campra-firma-e-1-horizontal-pdf

        I do not speak Spanish but even I can make sense of this without Google translate (p7):
        “El espectro revela presencia de elevada cantidad de sustancias o sustancia diferentes al Rna con máximo de absorción en la
        misma región, con un total estimado en 747 ng/ul (estimación no calibrada)”

        Remark: only 6ng/ul of RNA were detected.
        The substance with the similar absorption spectrum present in quantity of 747 ng/ul is suspected to be Graphene Oxide,
        the article goes on to compare microscopic of the Pfizer vaccine with images of Graphene Oxide which are very similar.

        • draupnir July 11, 2021 at 12:17 pm #

          Thank you for providing those links.

    • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 12:14 pm #

      Wow, thanks for posting. I guess this is all hitting its nadir.

      I have heard people predicting that things are going to start going into freefall possibly starting the end of this month. I would not be surprised. They let us monkeys out of the cage to have a month and a half of summer fun before they ramp it up to 11.

      • thirdcoastlegend July 9, 2021 at 12:18 pm #

        Most likely.

        The WEF cyber-plandemic exercise is happening today.

        The 20th anniversary of 9/11 is this September.

        The controllers just love anniversaries.

        • Islander July 9, 2021 at 12:50 pm #

          I had planned to stay offline today to avoid possible interference of some kind.

          But I find that I cannot really work effectively of line any more!

          Any fact-checking I need to do requires that I be online.

          Thus is the road to hell paved with good intentions that go awry!!

          So, I decided to take a very quick peek to see what transpires at CFN. . . Now, back to work!

          • O.G. Hawkins July 9, 2021 at 1:55 pm #

            It is always Good when you pop by, Islander. Cheers!

        • O.G. Hawkins July 9, 2021 at 1:56 pm #

          “You never roll-out a new product in August.”
          – Karl Rove

          • Bill7 July 9, 2021 at 6:18 pm #

            It wasn’t Rove.

          • O.G. Hawkins July 9, 2021 at 8:21 pm #

            I Believe that it was Karl Rove. It was definitely from the President Bush (43) Adminstration. Cheney?

        • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 9:12 pm #

          That they do!

      • abbybwood July 9, 2021 at 12:31 pm #

        The latest from Whitney Webb:

        https://unlimitedhangout.com/2021/06/investigative-reports/a-leap-toward-humanitys-destruction/

        She does serious digging and names names of all the FREAKS trying to control the planet.

        • thirdcoastlegend July 9, 2021 at 3:27 pm #

          Thanks for finding and posting this.

          Whitney is always top-shelf.

        • Bill7 July 9, 2021 at 6:21 pm #

          Ms. Webb […] does so many Nice Things for us, and remains curiously
          unscathed.

          • thirdcoastlegend July 9, 2021 at 10:18 pm #

            Biil7-

            Very true.

            Perhaps she is controlled op herself!

          • MaryQueen July 10, 2021 at 8:36 pm #

            She barely made it out of Chile.

          • MaryQueen July 10, 2021 at 8:37 pm #

            She’s not controlled op.

            She is one of the few who have exposed the faces and names behind the Great Reset etc.

            I’m guessing that her following isn’t large enough for the PTB to care.

            Let her get a few million followers, and she’ll need security and body guards.

        • Night Owl July 10, 2021 at 1:26 pm #

          She is pretty good. Just watched an episode of the Corbett report with her on.

          • MaryQueen July 10, 2021 at 8:38 pm #

            She’s like a walking encyclopedia on the Great Reset etc. Pretty amazing.

      • Hereward the Woke July 9, 2021 at 3:31 pm #

        Here is Europaland, thousands have been flocking to the football (soccer to you guys) matches in the Euro. London was crammed full of thousands celebrating England’s victory over Denmark. I can just see Boris et al in October claiming a new outbreak because of those pesky peasants crowding into football stadia.

        • Redneck Liberal July 10, 2021 at 7:53 am #

          Funny that, the objective truth has a way of emerging.

        • Night Owl July 10, 2021 at 1:25 pm #

          We were in Holland today. No masks anywhere. No masks in stores, no masks outside.

          Spent all day walking around Venlo. Place was packed.

          We plan to go back every two weeks or so to keep our sanity.

          • MaryQueen July 10, 2021 at 8:39 pm #

            Maybe that’s where you should move!

          • Night Owl July 12, 2021 at 2:17 am #

            IDK. My wife has a colleague on a border town in a German-speaking zone. That could maybe work, but anything he has to do in terms of interacting with the local authorities is in Dutch, and neither of us speak it.

            There have been a few more prominent voices speaking out in the German medical and political communities as of late, and we are now members of Die Basis (Fuellmich’s party).

            Germany ain’t Australia (yet …) and we have put down roots here, so we are gonna keep sticking it out, unless they send the BND to our door.

    • thirdcoastlegend July 9, 2021 at 12:17 pm #

      NO-

      Thanks for this.

      I am not that surprised by it.

      This is because I have already had Humira, which is an antibody therapy that affects a specific part of a specific chromosome that was discovered in the late 1960s.

      Humira research began in the mid-1990s and the therapy was approved for use in 2002.

      Big Pharma has known how to manipulate these elements of man and virus for years, even decades prior to this current mess.

      • Night Owl July 9, 2021 at 2:40 pm #

        Yes, and it has confirmed what I thought at the beginning of the vaxx roll-out: They had these things ready to go.

    • Sean Coleman July 10, 2021 at 6:45 pm #

      Night Owl

      I was watching it on the following link, in case yours gets deleted. 9I was watching a most interesting interview with Paul Schreyer on Ovalmedia yesterday and saw the video deleted in front of my eyes.)

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0DSkz1krXbk

      From 4hrs 33mins onwards. There is a lot of detail to take in but it is clearly dynamite and shows that it was all planned, for money.

      Will this damning evidence also fall flat when the media ignores it? If something is not reported in the media, in the alternative reality, it does not exist.

      Also, this man from the patent office (I think) knew all this years ago yet this is the first I (and many others) have heard of it. There is a huge problem sharing the most urgent, vital information because it gets drowned out by all the noise, much of it well meaning.

      • Sean Coleman July 10, 2021 at 6:52 pm #

        Correction, he is not in thepatent office but rather his company underwrites intangible financial assets (he says). So he closely follows who is registering what patent but also tracks unusual movements, as it were.

        So, they are callous and devious but they do not, or cannot, cover their tracks. Brazenly confident or stupid?

        I assume this is relevant: E Michael Jones has remarked that the Jews are not clever despite the public perception and always overplay their hand.

        • Sean Coleman July 10, 2021 at 7:10 pm #

          To clarify, by ‘Jews’ I mean those who are at the top of the pyramid, and their collaborators. In an earlier ‘Sitzung’ an Israeli rabbi, clearly a very decent man and very critical of his government, mentioned that the Israeli press were boasting about Pfizer being a Jewish company? Jewish? asked Fueillmich. But they are German, surely! If Matthew Johnson is right, the whole shooting match, including 90% of the top five hundred US companies, are owned by the Big Three asset management companies, most notably Blackrock (Larry Fink). I don’t think most people would be too bothered even by that, by mere ownership (someone has to do that) if they would only stop there.

        • MaryQueen July 10, 2021 at 8:41 pm #

          They know they are covered by the propagandized/lying mainstream media.

      • Night Owl July 11, 2021 at 8:26 am #

        Will check it out. Thx.

  5. Amman July 9, 2021 at 10:09 am #

    ” Y’know, I’d kind of like my country back. And what country was that? — I proffer the same country that knew how to make an honest buck and make real movies. That Country.

  6. Slugoon July 9, 2021 at 10:10 am #

    Thank you, Jim. While I don’t like the idea of anyone being silenced I had felt for some time that Tekapo’s mission here was to simply take the contrary position and wind people up. He was a very frustrating character to debate since you would often get no reasoned argument back, only silence, and no concession was ever given.

    Most of us agree on some things and disagree on others, we go off on our soap boxes and don’t stick to the blog content, oftentimes we overstep the mark, me included, but overall I see reasonable back and forths between an eclectic mix of people.

    I think this comments section will be better without him and hopefully we don’t see him back in an alternative form.

    • Night Owl July 9, 2021 at 10:20 am #

      He was a paid troll.

      • Redneck Liberal July 10, 2021 at 7:57 am #

        You “know” so many things with such certainty. Impressive.

        • Night Owl July 10, 2021 at 1:24 pm #

          Just like I knew who you were.

          Big brain. Right, Trae?

          • MaryQueen July 10, 2021 at 8:44 pm #

            He’s got no one to team up with now.

            Fake Trae can now rise to take Poo’s place as biggest kick ball on the blog.

            LOL.

        • MaryQueen July 10, 2021 at 8:42 pm #

          You’re next, RL. At least I hope so.

        • JTinMD July 11, 2021 at 9:50 am #

          Hahahaha! That was my line critiquing Tekapo not long ago! C’mon, man! You’re better than that!(?) hahahahaha! Whatever… What the hell, and who cares anyway!

          • JTinMD July 11, 2021 at 9:54 am #

            That was directed at the redneck. Thread hierarchy sometimes confuses me. Getting old fast! 😉

          • Night Owl July 12, 2021 at 2:12 am #

            A common trait of the trolls here is to simply use your lines.

            Feel flattered, it is their way of acknowledging that you really piss them off.

    • JohnAZ July 9, 2021 at 10:31 am #

      Easy to recognize!

      Now that Trump, the purveyor of all evil, is gone, all is right with the world. The government has been purified and can do no wrong. He had lots of company on MSM.

      We have not heard the last of his baloney.

    • Beryl of Oyl July 9, 2021 at 11:43 am #

      Frustrating, yes, to see the tired talking point propaganda brought back over and over.

    • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 12:24 pm #

      I agree with everything you say here.

      And the end result could have been, leave Tekapo here, and lose some of the commenters that are actually worth reading.

      Because people do leave when a comments section gets too ‘infected’.

  7. Slugoon July 9, 2021 at 10:18 am #

    These two are so owned by the CIA that they must have a standing weekly TGIF session

    What does TGIF stand for, anyone?

    • benr July 9, 2021 at 10:22 am #

      Thank god its friday

    • JohnAZ July 9, 2021 at 10:25 am #

      Thank God It’s Friday!

      Since Covid, it has not had the same meaning.

    • Hereward the Woke July 9, 2021 at 3:33 pm #

      Take Goddam Ivermectin First (before considering the jab)

  8. JohnAZ July 9, 2021 at 10:24 am #

    Whoa!

    In Cuba a therapy to treat small cell lung cancer has been developed and is coming on shore here for trial volunteers.

    Google Cimevax.

    It will stop the attachment onto receptors on the cancer cells of growth factors that allows them to grow unimpeded. How?

    By manipulating the immune system to create antibodies that will impede the receptor attachment of the growth factor. It sure sounds like more mRNA type manipulation. From what I understand, cancer research is the primary pathway for immunity manipulation by forcing cellular protein manufacturing and has been going on for thirty years. Covid gave them an emergency to experiment more freely with?? 160 million subjects will sure give them a good data base to move forward from.

    • Lynx July 9, 2021 at 11:32 am #

      Small cell cancer is very ugly. If the Cubans actually developed a cure, I would say thank you for the miracle cure and take it if I needed it.

      • Beryl of Oyl July 9, 2021 at 11:48 am #

        Miracle cancer cures- you weigh the risk from your disease against the risk from the treatment.

        People dying from an untreatable disease will gladly take the risk.

        With the COVID vaccine, they are trying to treat every individual as if the vaccine is saving them from a horrible, certain death.

        They know this is not the case.

        • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 12:25 pm #

          Well said, Beryl.

        • JohnAZ July 9, 2021 at 1:17 pm #

          Agree with you.

          That was not my point.

          This cancer therapy is based on the same technology as the Covid vaccine. The Covid is a perfect excuse for the virus folks but also the messenger RNA folks to check the effect of this technology on huge groups of people. I hope the CDC and FDA are doing a good job on data reduction to find the real impact of messenger therapy.

          We have not seen the end of this methodology.

          • Beryl of Oyl July 9, 2021 at 1:39 pm #

            I got your point, John.

            Many believe this technology is the wave of the future.

        • Ishabaka July 11, 2021 at 6:31 pm #

          They is the most powerful and elusive person on earth. They is responsible for everything, but no one has ever met they.

    • gustafson.robert.22 July 9, 2021 at 12:31 pm #

      Too often, imo, not enough people choose no treatment at all. In very general sense.

      I’m resistent to believing that labcoats can conjure my immune system with more skill than an optimum alignment of natural life forces. Not closed to scientific advancements. Just skeptical.

      Of course there are deadly cancers. I just don’t like counting-out the power of the immune system, firing on all cylinders, unmanipulated by labcoats. And too often, for many diseases, this “true control group” is very very thin..

    • Islander July 9, 2021 at 1:04 pm #

      There is a big difference between research to halt/cure cancer and just fiddling around with gene therapy to putatively halt a treatable disease cause by a coronavirus and a bunch of comorbidities.

      My cousin had a rare form of leukemia. She already had a death sentence, basically, after a three-year hiatus from heavy chemo.
      She was able to finish her PhD.

      But then the cancer reappeared.

      Because her husband was a doc, he was able to get her enrolled in some highly experimental trials of a new cancer therapy of some kind.

      I don’t know the results of the study—what I know is that she died of her cancer.

      Possibly her participation in the trial advanced the development of the new therapy.

      My point is that this scenario is what justifies Emergency Use Authorization of experimental treatments.

      Not a flu-pneumonia for which a variety of treatments exist.

      Obesity has been shown to be the decisive factor in covid19 vulnerability. Before they try to impose jabs on everyone they should weigh each citizen and put him/her on a diet, to PROTECT THE HEALTHY from the unhealthy’s obesity. The fat cells are basically petri dishes for the virus. Let the unhealthy actually take responsibility. Let the CDC and the NIH and state boards of health take responsibility for providing the obese with a healthy weight-loss diet.

      I, a healthy not-overweight person, am really tired of being accused of being “irresponsible” if I don’t let the govt force toxins into my body.

      No, I am responsible for my health and my weight.

      Truly the shoe is on the wrong foot here.

      • Beryl of Oyl July 9, 2021 at 1:42 pm #

        The EUA vaccines become illegal when there is effective treatment.

        There IS effective treatment, knowledge of which is being suppressed to support profit, at the very least.

        These vaccines are already illegal to use.

        They are certainly illegal to force on anyone.

        • Not_GeorgeT July 10, 2021 at 11:08 am #

          Correct, and recognized as such by a few people. Part of the issue is “by a few people”. I’m not sure it ever gets to “by most people”.

          Way too much propaganda overload. Getting most people to go into tv withdrawal doesn’t seem to be on the horizon. Add in all the sign boards on highways placed there to warn/advise of road conditions and planned repair work being re-tasked as “vaccine” propaganda (and this is just for starters) and the “get the vaccine” (which is not a vaccine) message becomes a constant barrage which many seem to find irresistible.

          It becomes some sort of merit badge to say one got “the vaccine” (which really is not a vaccine), wearing said merit badge as a sign of proud participation in this horrid event.

          Unfortunately, rule of law has made an exit. It remains to be seen if it ever returns to the stage.

    • ThorsHammer July 9, 2021 at 8:04 pm #

      John

      The year 2000 Cuban experience with the COVID pandemic is yet another example of proof that alternatives to the mRNA “vaccines” exist. But whatever happens in that “enemy” country is so far off the radar for Americans that the Thought Minders didn’t even have to censor it.

      According to WorldOmeter the entire country of Cuba suffered 148 COVID deaths in the entire country during 2000. Meanwhile New York City, with a smaller population, lost 77,000 (now revised downward to 55,000 by taking out the deaths by Harley Davidson) Think about that for a moment. A third world country with a per capita income on the order of $100 per month overcame the “pandemic of the century” while the financial capital of the richest country on the planet. sent tens of thousands to the death chambers (AKA nursing home holding warehouses) And Como, the brainchild of that mass murder walks free.

      If we really cared about controlling or overcoming the COVID virus don’t you think the Cuban experience might be worth studying? Along with the anti-viral medicines they had developed in their ongoing battle with Dengue Fever?

      • ThorsHammer July 9, 2021 at 8:28 pm #

        John
        From what I can learn the Cubans employed a multi-faceted approach to controlling COVID in 2000. Now that they have been forced to re-open their tourist industry to earn foreign exchange that the US cant choke off like it has done with exports, the Cuban COVID exposure has multiplied and their death toll has crept above 1400— still a fraction of New York. They have decided that the only long term solution to having a tourist industry that earns a significant portion of their foreign exchange while protecting their citizens is to develop an effective vaccine for widespread use. Even if they wanted to use the Phizer/Moderna experimental gene therapies it is highly unlikely that the US government would permit it.

        If a means of curing or controlling cancer is developed my guess is that it will be from utilizing some form of mRNA delivery technology. That is a far cry from the criminal use of millions of non-informed human lab rats to experiment on its use in mass populations. —Against a pandemic with a 99.7% survival rate.

  9. NickelthroweR July 9, 2021 at 10:26 am #

    Greetings,

    I think the really big news this week was our skulking away from Bagram Air Base in the middle of the night without telling our “allies” and them only finding out once the power was off.

    Ya know, when the empire retreats, I want dramatic pictures like the ones from Saigon with people desperately clinging on to helicopter skids. Leaving the way we did only suggests that our 20 year war has been the worst failure in all of us history.

    I hope Bidens tranny army has better luck next time.

    • benr July 9, 2021 at 10:37 am #

      That was the correct decision.
      Afghanistan was a huge mistake in that the mission was never well defined and the enemy was even more nebulous.

      • Disaffected July 9, 2021 at 10:51 am #

        What mission, what enemy? Darks Ops psyop operation from beginning to end.

      • BackRowHeckler July 9, 2021 at 11:25 am #

        2500 Americans killed for nothing then.

        It will be like the American Wars in the Philippines 1899-1913, 6000 killed, about 300,000 Philippinos lost. What, never heard of it? That’s how it will be with this Afghanistan campaign.

        Brh

        • O.G. Hawkins July 9, 2021 at 2:20 pm #

          Heckler, you are completely discounting the House of Bush reaping 20 more years of Afghan “Poppy”-fields opium / heroin production and profits off the misery of hundreds of millions in the West.

          2,500 Americans were hardly “killed for nothing.”

      • Beryl of Oyl July 9, 2021 at 11:51 am #

        Correct decision to leave, the decision to leave weaponry etc. behind in operable condition seems a little suspicious.

        Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene was saying something about mineral rights and China.

        I don’t fully understand the issues, but nothing about our presence there has ever smelled right.

        • stelmosfire July 9, 2021 at 11:59 am #

          I figure the People’s Liberation Army Air Force will be moving in soon. They will pay the Taliban millions for the use of the base as I don’t think the Taliban has any need for it. Afghanistan is loaded with natural resources which China will make good use of. Thanks, USA !

          • BackRowHeckler July 9, 2021 at 1:12 pm #

            I believe China- Afghanistan share a border.

          • Hereward the Woke July 9, 2021 at 3:36 pm #

            Not sure about that. The Afghans have a history of not taking to their colonizers. And the Chinese aren’t very subtle.

        • Islander July 9, 2021 at 1:06 pm #

          Some good discussion of this at Moon of Alabama.

          • Beryl of Oyl July 9, 2021 at 1:44 pm #

            “Where barflies get together”.
            Thanks.

        • benr July 9, 2021 at 4:27 pm #

          Afghanistan has rare earth minerals, natural gas and huge proven oil reserves.
          As some have said they also have huge poppy fields as well as some pretty good weed.
          The other aspect is a key petroleum pipeline.
          Its one of the reasons so many empires have tried and failed to conquer the reqion.

        • Not_GeorgeT July 10, 2021 at 3:45 pm #

          It will show up in another comment on here, my recollection is it’s rare earth minerals, mentioned by benr.

          Another location for rare earths is Greenland. Trump wanting to buy it from the Danes wasn’t really so far fetched.

      • ThorsHammer July 9, 2021 at 8:57 pm #

        benr

        The mission in Afghanistan may not have been well defined by a Presidential Directive but it was certainly well defined in the minds of those positioned to profit from it. Once the Taliban were driven back the Poppy fields flourished tenfold, American arms and soldiers could be deployed to protect them, and loyal warlords could become rich again, able to pay the kind of bribes their American CIA handlers demanded.

        The transit routes to the US and Europe brought gainful employment to everyone from ordinary mules to pilots with clearance to land at military air bases.

        And on the ground in the hood, every street corner came alive with commerce as all the unemployables now had a way of earning a living, owning Michael Jordan high tops and AK47’s. Since most junkies had no legitimate way of earning money for their next fix, theft became the preferred alternative. And at the end of this win-win scenario the insurance man is happy about all the increased business and higher rates he now earns. And far above it all sits Uncle Warren Buffet counting his reward from all the insurance companies that form his favorite part of his portfolio.

        (Adapted from “The Political Economy of Smack” that I read many years ago.

    • Ron Anselmo July 9, 2021 at 10:53 am #

      It’ll be interesting to see who steps in to try and protect opium (poppy) production.

      As I understand it, the Taliban has always been against opium production on religious grounds, even though the MSM narrative has always been that illegal opium sales funded their “terrorism” – the primary reason for us being there, as their oil reserves are insignificant.

      When we arrived in 2001, the Taliban had driven down opium production to 185 metric tons – under the watchful eye of the US military, production increased to 6200 metric tons the following year. The black market drug sale proceeds were most likely used to fund CIA and other “intel”, off-the-books, operations.

      China seems poised to step in and fill that vacuum – their long history with the socially debilitating and corrosive effects of opium on their society aren’t forgotten – chances are they’ll still be sending the opium to the US, along with salad shooters & other cheap plastic stuff – satisfying two of our many addictions.

      • Ron Anselmo July 9, 2021 at 11:00 am #

        Afghanistan supplies 82% of the world’s opium. That was the mission – not a guy in a cave with a long beard.

        • Beryl of Oyl July 9, 2021 at 11:58 am #

          That cover story about bin Ladin- I remember one of the first times I was prompted to reevaluate my estimation of Donald Trump was when he publicly questioned that.

          He said something like “he’s six foot six and needs dialysis, how hard can he be to find?”

          As it turned out bin Ladin didn’t need dialysis, but even so, why did so many Americans content themselves with that ridiculous “we can’t find him, he’s in a cave” story?

          If you know someone is in a cave, how do you not know which cave?
          Who can live in a cave?

          Don’t you need light and air?

          Wasn’t Saddam Hussein in a hole in the ground when they found him?

          • O.G. Hawkins July 9, 2021 at 2:31 pm #

            I remember shortly after That Tuesday seeing artist renderings in the MSM of the super-sophisticated cave complexes that Usama bin Laden had constructed.

            Massive, full-military complexes built into caves and even solid rock.

            I was not yet hip. I remember being intimidated that this whacko terrorist had built such an evil-maniac from a 007 movie complex in remote Afghanistan.

            Michael Ruppert, RIP, turned me hip sometime between the invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq.

          • Bilejones@hotmail.com July 9, 2021 at 3:14 pm #

            Which Bin Laden? There were at least three different physiognomies credited.
            The primary seemed to have died and was buried in December 2001.

          • O.G. Hawkins July 9, 2021 at 5:47 pm #

            Good point. I had forgotten that there were obviously physically different bin Ladens. 1 even had a Great Big Jimmy-Durante schnoz.

            I exaggerate but you are Right (as usual), Bile, they did trot out several Boogeymen bin Ladens before President Obama got him and then quickly permanently hid the body (sunk to the bottom of the sea).

          • ThorsHammer July 9, 2021 at 9:14 pm #

            The dialysis part for bin Ladin #1 was confirmed by his CIA handler who made arrangements for his last treatments a few months before he died of massive kidney failure.

            re bin Ladin #2

            I sure wish I could develop the massive neck musculature, grow some new dark colored hair and change the shape of my nose like #1 did in the process of mutating to #2.

            O.G.
            Obama was just honoring the burial practices of bin Ladin’s desert warrior tribe by burying him at sea in a closed concrete casket. How sensitive of him.

          • MaryQueen July 11, 2021 at 6:40 pm #

            I recall when Benazir Bhutto was assassinated shortly after saying that OBL had died in 2001.

      • JohnAZ July 9, 2021 at 11:13 am #

        Chinese revenge for the Opium wars?

      • draupnir July 9, 2021 at 12:07 pm #

        Afghanistan has always been an untenable but desirable location. It serves as a natural buffer to Russia. They drove the British out in 1842 and the mountain tribes massacred an entire regiment as they fled through the Khyber pass in winter, many with their women and children. Only one man made it out alive and it is believed he was allowed to make it to Jalalabad to tell the tale. Only 120 prisoners were taken, including Lady McNaughton and Lady Sale, who eventually were released. Other women and children, who were captured, disappeared into slavery.

        Most know of the failed Soviet attempt to occupy Afghanistan. It may have been an important precipitating factor in its downfall.

        Now, apparently, we are sneaking out in the middle of the night, leaving our allies to fend for themselves.

        • Bilejones@hotmail.com July 9, 2021 at 3:15 pm #

          I’ve always thought of Afghanistan being defined as that area that the surrounding counties found ungovernable.

          • draupnir July 9, 2021 at 3:50 pm #

            The populace is still largely tribal, so they fight intertribally. Some might band together temporarily to fight anyone else who should stick their nose into the mess. I wonder if we got whatever it was we went in there to find. I read somewhere that large deposits of lithium were detected in Afghanistan.

          • Amman July 10, 2021 at 4:29 pm #

            Large fields of DOPE… sorry, Opium Flowers.

        • Islander July 9, 2021 at 6:54 pm #

          “They drove the British out in 1842 and the mountain tribes massacred an entire regiment as they fled through the Khyber pass in winter, many with their women and children. Only one man made it out alive and it is believed he was allowed to make it to Jalalabad to tell the tale. ”

          For those who like great history books, and want to find out how “the Great Game” got started, check out

          William Dalrymple,
          Return of a King: The Battle for Afghanistan, 1839–42

          https://www.amazon.com/Return-King-Battle-Afghanistan-1839-42/dp/0307948536

          All of Dalrymple’s on the subcontinent that I have read are fantastic.

          • draupnir July 9, 2021 at 8:46 pm #

            For those who would enjoy a more fictional, though highly accurate account, I would recommend the Flashman series, by George McDonald Frasier. There is an entire series about the adventures of Harry Flashman, during his long and disreputable career in the British army. He screamed, cried, shivered and begged his way through most of the major engagements of the Victorian-era empire, including the flight from Kabul (disguised as an Afghan tribesman), the Charge of the Light Brigade (drunk and backwards on his horse), and the Indian Mutiny. He got rich during the Sack of the Summer Palace, during the Second Opium War. He also went west with the 49er’s, shepherding a madam and her ladies, fought in the Civil War (for both the North and the South), and was the only survivor of Custer’s Last Stand (rescued by an illegitimate son he never knew he had), though he was partially scalped. Richly funny, the novels are impeccably researched, and the craven and probably sociopathic Harry Flashman is my favorite anti-hero.

          • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 9:36 pm #

            draupnir, that sounds right up my alley. Thanks for the suggestion!

          • MaryQueen July 10, 2021 at 2:03 pm #

            Oooh! PG Wodehouse admired him.

            I love PG Wodehouse.

            So I’ll definitely like this.

          • Not_GeorgeT July 10, 2021 at 4:15 pm #

            I’d like to add this one: Eastern Approaches by Fitzroy MacLean. It is MacLean’s accounts as a British diplomat in Moscow who managed to travel extensively in the Soviet Union and Central Asia, including a trip into Afghanistan.

            This first paragraph in this link to wiki is a good description. I found it a fascinating account of the 1930’s/1940’s written in autobiographic manner by a most interesting person.

            https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eastern_Approaches

            It is an example of one of the many excellent books my dad bought and put on a bookshelf figuring one of us would read them. I turned out to be the reader.

          • Islander July 11, 2021 at 9:37 am #

            I shall definitely check out Flashman.
            Sounds kind of like a Patrick O’Brian hero (Master and Commander series).

            Just to add a note on Dalrymple:
            He is one of those who can integrate original sources such as letters etc. into his own great writing so artfully that it reads ilke a novel. He also provides plenty of photos, maps, etc, so that it it really comes to life. Since he speaks Urdu and some other language of the subcontinent he can access a lot of docs(and people) that are opaque to others. I also loved his books on contemporary India: Delhi, City of Djinns, and another about nine of India’s many spiritual practices. He lives on a little farm outside Delhi.

            Another of these masters at making history easy is Nathaniel Philbrick. He also who supplies plenty of visuals, including detailed maps.

        • ThorsHammer July 9, 2021 at 9:24 pm #

          I believe it was that prescient statesman Vladimir Putin who said—‘ It’s a waste of time to sign treaties with the Americans— they just walk away whenever it suits them’.

          • draupnir July 10, 2021 at 10:03 pm #

            The Kurds never learned.

      • thirdcoastlegend July 9, 2021 at 12:20 pm #

        Uh, aren’t the Chinese already flooding the US with fentanyl?

        • Amman July 10, 2021 at 4:39 pm #

          No, I think it’s the -.-.-.

    • SW July 9, 2021 at 10:56 am #

      You’re right, Nickel — what an ugly ending to that chapter of our military history. The Taliban had no planes, drones or other sophisticated weaponry yet waited us out and took the country back. Just like the Vietnamese. When will we learn?!

      • Hereward the Woke July 10, 2021 at 12:08 pm #

        SW: When will we learn? Never! Like with Vietnam, we never managed to get inside the mentality of the people we were trying to help. We never ready any of their history – if we had, we would never have gone within a million miles of Afghanistan – and never realized just how fractured and complex places like Iraq and Afghanistan are. They are nations in name only. But, hey, Dick Cheney made his money, which is the main thing.

      • Blackbird July 10, 2021 at 12:32 pm #

        “Ugly ending”? You remember the beginning, right? That chapter (as well as many of the preceding and following chapters) was ugly all the way through.

      • Amman July 10, 2021 at 4:45 pm #

        There are other views about what happened and what was accomplished in Afghanistan.

    • Yohannon July 9, 2021 at 11:20 am #

      Some 100,000 “loyal” Afghans will be coming here soon. They will wreak havoc and destruction like other 3rd World immigrant groups. Beyond that, some may repent of their treason, and take up Jihad.

      • Ron Anselmo July 9, 2021 at 11:34 am #

        Good points Janos.

      • SW July 9, 2021 at 11:42 am #

        What does that mean? Where did you read this? I’m confused.

        • Yohannon July 9, 2021 at 12:22 pm #

          Duh. The people who worked with us are going to be killed unless they get out.

          Just like the Tories had to leave America after England lost.

          • Blackbird July 10, 2021 at 12:38 pm #

            Fortunately, we only work with the best and brightest…

      • Beryl of Oyl July 9, 2021 at 12:03 pm #

        We have a fairly sizable population of Afghans who came to this country back when the Russians were in their country, where I live.

        They emigrated up from the NYC area, and just settled in and took their place quietly, like anyone else.

        Of course this was pre-Obama, there was no one stirring up immigrant groups to have cips on their shoulders toward America yet.

        • benr July 9, 2021 at 12:17 pm #

          I work with a couple of Afghanis.
          Both are Cisco certified and make a lot of money.
          Seem like decent sorts and neither bray to mecca five times a day.

          • Yohannon July 9, 2021 at 12:24 pm #

            Very unusual then. If they weren’t, you wouldn’t know them, right? What is this called in statistics? I bet you know, but you didn’t apply it, did you?

            No one does. No one uses what they know outside of their field. Educated? Really?

        • Beryl of Oyl July 9, 2021 at 1:08 pm #

          “Chips” on their shoulders.

  10. JohnAZ July 9, 2021 at 10:35 am #

    Hey Tucsonspur,

    Suns 2. Bucks 0.

    Yay!

    • Disaffected July 9, 2021 at 10:49 am #

      Yeah but, are they all fully vaccinated? Let’s not lose the plot there nimrod.

  11. SpeedyBB July 9, 2021 at 10:36 am #

    Just want to drop a note to point fellow blog-readers to the current series of DILBERT strips – taking aim very succinctly at “inclusion”, “diversity” and the wokesters.

    His bomb-hatted bearded “Elbonians” are clearly a dig at cultural weaseling – bending over backwards to accommodate the despicable objectives of Arabs and other righteous, demanding turd-worlders.

    • Lynx July 9, 2021 at 11:31 am #

      Yes, Dilbert is going for the low hanging fruit. So easy to mock the insanity going on now. Good for a nice laugh and give him credit, it does require some bravery.

      • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 12:33 pm #

        He doesn’t seem the type that would cave to any wokie tantrums/threats/cancelling.

        I’ve watched a couple of his videos. He’s got enough money to be able to thumb his nose at them, as JK Rowling does.

    • KappaJoe July 9, 2021 at 5:09 pm #

      I liked the one from a couple weeks ago about lunchtime Zoom meetings: “If you chew louder than a beaver making a dam out of bubble wrap, please turn off your microphone.”

  12. SW July 9, 2021 at 10:46 am #

    Will we ever see “rule of law” again I wonder? Fauci feels free to scold everyone for not doing exactly as their told, Julian Assaunge remains imprisoned even though his accuser admits he lied about him for immunity, and at the highest levels of government, this is taking place:

    “Peter Daszak, the president of the U.S. nonprofit EcoHealth Alliance, has been the subject of growing scrutiny over the last several months regarding his role in the funding of the Wuhan Institute of Virology. For several years leading up to the pandemic, EcoHealth Alliance funneled hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal research grants to the WIV for the study of potential pandemic coronaviruses at the Wuhan lab.

    We have asked Daszak to provide information we know he has that sheds light on the origins of this pandemic,” Rodgers said during a House subcommittee hearing this week. “But he refuses to cooperate.”

    Subpoena power in both chambers is controlled by whichever party is in the majority. Democrats still hold a slim majority in the House, meaning the ultimate authority to compel Daszak to produce the documentation rests with that party, specifically in this case with Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone. ”

    This, to me, is an outrage. A pandemic that has caused major disruption to the country — to the world — yet this man strolls away, completely free of responsibility for his role in this crisis.

    • Beryl of Oyl July 9, 2021 at 12:10 pm #

      I still see signs up about masks and vaccines, ordering that the unvaccinated MUST wear a mask, and then the followup that this is per CDC guidelines.

      So know we have a county library official giving orders based on the authority not granted to them by an unelected body that doesn’t have any authority either.

      The CDC is still issuing “guidance” contradictory to its own data, and they allowed a teacher union head to dictate what their guidance would be.

      Randi Weingarten has openly expressed her interest in putting her desires ahead of the wellbeing of America’s children, who she does not own.

      There must be something she can be charged with, because this is just not right.

      • malthuss July 9, 2021 at 12:23 pm #

        RANDI [note male name] seems like a dyke and evil as well.

      • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 12:35 pm #

        There are millions who have committed and continue to commit war crimes.

        Heaven help them if any sort of rule of law is restored.

      • SW July 9, 2021 at 1:53 pm #

        It says it all that she’s more concerned about “the lives of her teachers” than the education of children. If this were truly a deadly disease perhaps that would be justified but why not encourage the teachers who feel at high risk just to quit early and get the kids back at school?

        I moved to a small community a year ago and school reopened 100% in the fall of 2020. Everything — sports, band, classroom — with NO consequences. Some teachers did get covid and were off for a while but no one died and life continued on.

        • Beryl of Oyl July 9, 2021 at 2:17 pm #

          CDC just stated that vaccinated teachers and students do not need to wear masks in school buildings.

          Since any teacher who wants one has been afforded the opportunity to get a shot, there is no reason for the CDC to be making this statement, except as coercion to get vaccinated and get your right to breathe back.

          We have just had back-to-back scientific studies of the harm to children from masks, and of the lack of risk to children from the virus, but the CDC is still allowing Randi Weingarten to dictate policy.

          Rochelle Walensky should be fired and charged with fraud.

          BTW Fauci is now saying that the vaccinated should now throw on a mask anyway, just to be on the same side, because of all us non-vaccinated who just won’t let things get back to normal.

          Right now he’s only saying one mask. Check back later, he may have changed that.

    • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 12:34 pm #

      He and Fauxi, hand in hand, the faces of the plandemic hoax. Both should hang.

  13. Disaffected July 9, 2021 at 10:48 am #

    Advice to the mindfuck-hesitant: When “Joe Biden” and Kamala Harris come to your door selling vaccines, treat them as you would, say, a couple of Jehovah’s Witnesses proffering Watchtower magazines: “Thank you, but I’m not interested in your organization… and please take me off your mailing list. Have a nice day!” Cue: sound of door clicking shut.

    LOL! Actually Jim, I imagine it more like this:

    Me: Oh hi, Joe and… Kahh-mahh is it? Come on in. Let’s go down the basement where I always keep it nice and cool. I do apologize for the mess. My wife died several years back and it’s just me now.

    Scene.

    Kamah: [Staring up from the bottom of what appears to be a deep hole with Sleep Joe laying on the floor behind her in soft focus. Screeches pleadingly]
    Pleeease mister!!! I have people who will pay you A LOT of money if you’ll just let us go!

    Me: [Standing at the top of the hole looking down while holding bucket suspended by a long rope.]
    It takes the lotion and it applies it to its skin!!! I’m not going to tell it again!!!

    • Wizard of the Saddle July 15, 2021 at 10:54 am #

      Not sure what to make of this, but it creeped me out.

  14. Bob12065 July 9, 2021 at 10:56 am #

    Yesterday Bannon had on a leading figure from the Chinese Disapora who discussed the CCP’s plans for us. The gal following him did the translation.

    In a nutshell, the CCP is planning for a kinetic war with the U.S. They also intend to unleash another virus upon us at the end of August, this one much more contagious and deadly than CV19, and quite possibly designed and engineered to take out “Whitey.” It is when the next virus is whipping through the West that they will make their move on Taiwan.

    The goal is to make the West in general, and the U.S. in particular, a vassal state. As readers of this blog are now aware, the CCP is increasing its nuclear forces and silos at such a rate that they will soon surpass those of the U.S.

    Taking out the U.S. with a no-warning nuclear strike would seem to be not all that difficult. Moving commercial ships with nuclear bombs into U.S. harbors, to include San Diego and Norfolk, VA, would be relatively easy. Simultaneous detonations would follow, as would an EMP strike. Unfortunately for the woke, uber elite leftists, they will go up in smoke along with the rest of us. No doubt in their last moment of wordly consciousness, they will still believe that this is all just a grand conspiracy theory.

    • Disaffected July 9, 2021 at 11:08 am #

      I think you’ve got it ass backwards there Bob. The CCP has no need to attack the US in any way, since all the enemies of the US live right here within our borders. But yeah, there’ll be more virus hysteria coming right up real soon. Implanting the fear of foreign boogeymen hiding under every bed is a classic Deep State tactic and I see its been quite effective on you. Been working pretty damn well on the population as a whole too since at least the end of WWII.

    • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 12:50 pm #

      They don’t have to release anything virus-wise, all they have to do is rebrand the flu season like they have since Jan 2020.

      I don’t believe in the bioweapons thing. Why would the elites in charge put themselves in peril? There are easier ways to control/kill whitey or anyone else.

      • Beryl of Oyl July 9, 2021 at 1:50 pm #

        Some Chinese thought their government did this on purpose to knock off some of the excess elderly.

        I notice that the “elites” ran around without masks, without quarantine, without worry, while they cautioned the rest of us that we were all gonna die.

        America has way more fat people than China.

        • MaryQueen July 10, 2021 at 2:20 pm #

          Exactly. They continued business as usual, including affairs, big fancy dinners, maskless salon visits, orgies…

          That is also another reason (out of 1000s) that this is all a huge hoax.

    • thirdcoastlegend July 9, 2021 at 1:12 pm #

      Uh, the CCP already has so many fellow travelers and paid stooges throughout the West they can pretty much kick back and relax at this point.

      • elysianfield July 9, 2021 at 4:20 pm #

        “the CCP already has so many fellow travelers and paid stooges”

        Third Coast,
        Sounds like a great gig…where do I sign up to get some of that Yen, or Dong, or whatever they use for money?

        • thirdcoastlegend July 9, 2021 at 6:07 pm #

          Go back to university and join up with a research group that is looking into anti-stealth radar?

        • Amman July 10, 2021 at 4:56 pm #

          A few months back, a Chinese lady and I were talking about a US$ 850M project. It was close.

    • BackRowHeckler July 9, 2021 at 3:49 pm #

      Wait a minute. Will the Big Guy still get his 10% cut?

    • Amman July 9, 2021 at 4:09 pm #

      Why would your Chinese attempt something that Russians would decline to try?

  15. BackRowHeckler July 9, 2021 at 11:17 am #

    The Ct legislature recently made the use of Indian names for school sports teams ‘Illegal’.

    These teams of govt people coming around to enquire about our vaccination status, what can they do besides enquire, and try to convince you it’s in your best interest to get vaxxed? I’m thinking they might send local people out, from your health dept., people you might already know and trust. What happens if some brazen individual tells them to Go F@@k themselves? Will he be marked for further attention from govt agents? It could get ugly.

    Brh

    • MrMangoOnMyShoulder July 9, 2021 at 12:06 pm #

      These teams of govt people coming around to enquire about our vaccination status, what can they do besides enquire, and try to convince you it’s in your best interest to get vaxxed?

      I saw a Robert F. Kennedy quote the other day explaining exactly what else they can do with these visits, among them was govt vans showing up in front of your home, thus outing you to your neighbors as “dangerous”.

      They can also keep a list of those who were considered “aggressive” in their face-to-face responses to the door-knockers, and make it easier to target specifically those people as “potential domestic extremists” for further ostracization/demonization/cutting-off as the net tightens.

      • stelmosfire July 9, 2021 at 12:18 pm #

        Who answers their door anymore?

        • MrMangoOnMyShoulder July 9, 2021 at 12:40 pm #

          Exactly.

        • tully July 10, 2021 at 8:29 am #

          No one who wants to avoid unpleasant encounters with JW and Mormons.

          MO Governor Parson has said that while Fed technical and communications support is welcome, the door to door folks are not. I can genuinely see someone getting a shotgun pointed at them out in the rural areas

          Meanwhile, hospitalizations here are the highest they have been since January at 205, with 63 in ICU. 17 dead in June, up from 2 in May. Two of the dead were men in their thirties and fifties; don’t know the others ages.

          I pay no attention to case totals, as the 38+ cycle PCR tests generate so many false positives. But the hospitalizations are troubling. We’ve never seen anything like this in all the years I have lived here.

          People are definitely sick with something.

          • MaryQueen July 10, 2021 at 2:22 pm #

            PRobably sick with having been jabbed.

          • tully July 10, 2021 at 5:20 pm #

            MaryQueen, that is what I thought would be happening—this fall when the seasonal bugs arrived. The vaxxed would be the sickest.

            This is not what is happening here. 97% of hospitalized are not vaccinated; none of those in ICU had shots. We are still under 40% vaxxed here, and were even lower when hospitalizations started increasing last month.

            Health department says Delta was first detected either May 25 or 26 (forget day) in Taney County waste water. That is the location of Branson, which was already full of visitors. Their vax rate is around 25%.

            There simply aren’t enough vaxxed people here to facilitate this rapid spread.

            Everything we are seeing runs counter to what I expected to see happening. But no question we have a lot of sick people.

            I am passing it along here, as I know this runs counter to how some others here expected all this to play out, just as I did. It is easy to dismiss as something the MSM is blowing up out of proportion when it’s not in your backyard. Alas, it is in mine, and I can’t ignore it.

          • MaryQueen July 11, 2021 at 6:50 pm #

            Tully, I would be willing to bet that the illness those people are hospitalized over has something to do with being poisoned in some way, could be food poisoning, bacterial, etc.

            I am learning about terrain theory vs. germ theory and it explains things like this very well.

          • MaryQueen July 11, 2021 at 6:53 pm #

            Tully have you forgotten that viruses go through a population in 70 days? Whatever this is, it isn’t so-called coronavirus or covid19 which left in June 2020.

            That’s not how viruses work, even by the people pushing covid19.

            Biggest hoax in human history.

            Not to mention they are calling everything covid19 now. And there is no real test for whatever it allegedly is.

            Our air, water, food, are poisoned. That’s why so many people get immune system illness, and cancer, asthma, etc.

            It’s hitting a nadir, probably with the help of all those other vaccines.

          • tully July 12, 2021 at 6:36 am #

            I’ve looked at both terrain and germ theory. At the end of the day, I believe both have validity.

            Maintaining a healthy body and surroundings is essential to good health. We are just know learning about the importance of healthy gut bacteria on over all health; info that is much needed given how unhealthy so many are. But bacteria and viruses can sicken people, with those with poorer health hit hardest.

            Viruses are parasites; most live only a few hours outside a human or animal host, unless kept in controlled lab environments. Some are short lived, like seasonal colds and flu. Others hang around for centuries, like small pox.

            My initial suspicions were this local outbreak were a bacterial infection of some sort, but it is not.As for food poisoning, this is behaving totally differently in terms of spread.

            Curious to see the local numbers from the health department today. One hospital had a net gain of 20 patients Saturday, after some dismissals and deaths; second hospital opened a sixth unit, having gone over 150 patients.

      • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 12:51 pm #

        There are always layers of other stuff they are getting to with any of these tactics, yes!

      • Harry Bolsogna July 9, 2021 at 1:41 pm #

        Add a little red flag law in the mix and you’re set to have a great time with the visitors.

      • Islander July 9, 2021 at 2:11 pm #

        “They can also keep a list of those who were considered “aggressive” in their face-to-face responses to the door-knockers, and make it easier to target specifically those people as “potential domestic extremists” for further ostracization/demonization/cutting-off as the net tightens.”

        This is exactly why I suggested in prev. thread to follow the advice of Whitney Webb:
        Make nice, don’t make yourself a target.

        Just say “Thanks for your concern! I plan to discuss getting the vaccination with my doctor. Have a nice day!”

        • BackRowHeckler July 9, 2021 at 4:38 pm #

          Excellent advice.

          Don’t be obsequious, but sufficiently respectful and polite.

          One question I have tho is is I thought personal medical information was a private matter.

        • Islander July 11, 2021 at 9:39 am #

          Another suggested version of the above that I read at another blog thread on this topic:

          “I discuss my medical issues only with my doctor. No exceptions!”

          • MaryQueen July 11, 2021 at 7:14 pm #

            That’ll give you a red flag I’m guessing.

  16. JohnAZ July 9, 2021 at 11:19 am #

    Question?

    Is Fentanyl a derivative of opium?

    If so, do I smell a takeover of Afghanistan by the Chinese coming? Remember Tibet? China will not nation build Afghanistan, they will make it their next province.

    What an idea. Hook the guts of the American population on opiates, then cut them off.

    • SW July 9, 2021 at 11:28 am #

      Fentanyl is synthetic morphine but 100x stronger. It’s being manufactured in China but some precursors of the drug now come from Mexico.

      https://www.bing.com/search?q=where+is+fentanyl+coming+from&FORM=QSRE1

      Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid, which means it is manmade in laboratories. It does not rely on the opium poppy for production like opiates such as morphine. It is produced through a number of chemical reactions that require specialized skills and access to restricted chemicals.

      • Jeremy July 9, 2021 at 12:11 pm #

        Fentanyl is sooo yesterday.
        Carfentanil is 100x stronger!

        https://drugfacts.org.uk/index.php?title=Carfentanil

        • stelmosfire July 9, 2021 at 12:26 pm #

          I don’t know Jeremy. Fentanyl still does the trick. Just ask St. George.

          Afgan heroin is so old hat
          Chinese fentanyl is where it’s at

          • BackRowHeckler July 9, 2021 at 3:56 pm #

            George Floyd, Patron Saint of Fentanyl.

            I’ll make a pilgrimage to the hallowed St. George monument in Brooklyn, reverently place a baggy of fentanyl, a replica 9mm pistol, and a counterfeit $20 bill at the base of it, and break out in rendition of “Lift Every Voice and Sing”, the Black National Anthem.

            WHO’S WITH ME?

            brh

        • SW July 9, 2021 at 1:47 pm #

          It’s 100x stronger than fentanyl and was developed in conjunction with the military to treat battlefield wounds. It was promised to be tightly controlled (we’ll see how that goes) so when this hits the streets and people drop like flies, we can comfort ourselves with the knowledge that our tax dollars contributed to the mess.

  17. rube-i-con July 9, 2021 at 11:21 am #

    “Taking out the U.S. with a no-warning nuclear strike would seem to be not all that difficult.”

    maybe in corny movies

    • BackRowHeckler July 9, 2021 at 3:58 pm #

      Yes, and then who’s China going to sell its manufactured junk to?

    • Wizard of the Saddle July 15, 2021 at 11:02 am #

      Ruben-con is right.

      So long as the undetectable Trident nuclear powered boomers prowl the oceans depths bearing 240 MIRVed SLBM nuclear warheads apiece it is highly unlikely that anyone will attemp a nuclear first strike against the United States.

      It would be suicide to do so.

      2 or 3 of our boomers could reduce any nation on this planet into a glowing moonscape of radioactive wasteland.

  18. Lynx July 9, 2021 at 11:21 am #

    When considering who is behind all this turmoil, I assume an alliance of power centers and never forget or leave out the role played by oligarchs- such as Soros, Zuckerberg, Dorsey, Pichai and company.

    One thing that struck me about the all in, instant political support by corporations and oligarchs of the Democratic radical left agenda is that they act as if the Right would never have power again. Do they know something we don’t know? Otherwise their actions make no sense and certainly not the actions of corporations from 20 years ago. They always played both sides but not now.

    If the real Right ever regains power, there will be a price to pay by the oligarchs and corporations.

  19. Chippenhook July 9, 2021 at 11:25 am #

    Yesterday I went with my wife over to an outlet shopping mecca not far from JHK’s stomping grounds. Normally I wouldn’t go but I was acting on a “best burger ever’ recommendation that I’d get if I went for the ride. It was a lousy weather day and so all of the lake tourists that had nothing else to do went outlet shopping too.

    There not being anything in any of the stores that interested me, I just sidewalk people watched. Nothing was new or different than what I had seen many times before but there was just something about it that stuck with me. I can’t quite put my finger on what it was specifically though. I think maybe it was just how normal it all was. People shopping as entertainment. The cracks in the system may be widening but normalcy bias will keep the old system moving forward on momentum longer than perhaps it might have had we stopped to think about what we were doing.

    The fries & ice cream were good, but the burger was lousy. Didn’t even finish it.

    • benr July 9, 2021 at 11:40 am #

      Very sad as a good burger is not that difficult to make.
      Fresh ground beef 80-20 and fresh ground pork gently blended together to get that fat content just a bit higher.
      Mix with salt and pepper to taste.
      Cook on medium heat till the outside has a nice sear and the inside is just a little pink while never squashing out the excess fat (flavor).
      Have a good bun which you lightly toast, Heinz 57 ketchup, frsh hand leafed lettuce, nice yellow or red onion sliced thin, high grade Mayo, ripe beef steak tomato sliced thin, Cheese (real), Mustard and a plate with lots of napkins to catch the juice. Some like pickles not a fan on burgers.
      Million dollar recipe there.
      Fries crispy and an ice cold beer or soda.

      • Wizard of the Saddle July 15, 2021 at 11:05 am #

        Benr: Dang. You made my mouth water with that description. I’m coming to eat at YOUR place for your next burger grill-out.

    • MrMangoOnMyShoulder July 9, 2021 at 11:46 am #

      …but the burger was lousy.

      Now that is a shame.

      I have a few “best burgers” to recommend, truly uniquely amazing in different ways…but all three are in neighborhoods that I wouldn’t recommend visiting now. A casual carjacking in the parking lot ain’t worth a killer burger. So that’s a shame as well.

      Glad you got a taste of out-state normalcy. Nationwide, the larger cities are quickly becoming good onlyfor those with everything they need and way too much more. Sad part is, because they’re set up and riding the top rail, they don’t even notice the otherwise obvious decline of anything recognizable as a “community” around them.

    • O.G. Hawkins July 9, 2021 at 3:16 pm #

      There not being anything in any of the stores that interested me, I just sidewalk people watched. Nothing was new or different than what I had seen many times before but there was just something about it that stuck with me. I can’t quite put my finger on what it was specifically though. I think maybe it was just how normal it all was. People shopping as entertainment.

      It reads like the first lines of a Stephen King novel.

      • Ricechex July 10, 2021 at 2:33 am #

        Good Call OG. It really does.

    • Redneck Liberal July 10, 2021 at 8:18 am #

      People shopping as entertainment.

      It was ever this -1986 movie, a scene called “Shopping is a feeling”

      https://youtu.be/4cYYPpZ8rFI

  20. Lynx July 9, 2021 at 11:26 am #

    And here is a new target of the “equity/BLM” movement. Tulane Medical School threatened with loss of accreditation due to lack of diversity and an accusation of racism. If I go to a doctor, I want one that meets high standards and actually knows what he is doing. Madness. Tearing down society one new doctor at a time.

    https://thelensnola.org/2021/07/06/tulane-school-of-medicine-placed-on-probation-by-accreditor-amid-allegations-of-racism-lack-of-diversity/

    • Yohannon July 9, 2021 at 11:33 am #

      You have to explain then: Why Blacks don’t do nearly as well as Whites in school on average. It’s either them or it’s our racism. To this day, the vast majority of Whites blame themselves – if not personally then in the form of our culture and system.

      But of course the real answer is Black inability. Blacks used to accept this fact. But after generations of telling them they were superior (not equal) to us morally, physically, and even intellectually, try saying it now.

      • Lynx July 9, 2021 at 11:47 am #

        As far as I am concerned, if a black man or any person can meet the high standards of medical school, I am happy to have him as my doctor. But when they lower the standards for specific racial groups, I will no longer have faith in that racial group for my medical needs. I will not know if a black doctor is actually good or just moved through the system to meet quota requirements.

        • pranah July 9, 2021 at 12:12 pm #

          Stop me if you’ve heard this story before…

          When I was in medical school in the late ’70s-early ’80s, at a Midwestern college, we didn’t have a book for our psychiatry course, only a series of handouts. I was disappointed, as I’d been looking forward to the course, so I privately inquired from the two instructors why we didn’t have a book. They told me it was because I had colleagues in my class who couldn’t read. I asked if these colleagues were black, and they said yes, they were.

          I have other stories, but that one will do for now.

          • malthuss July 9, 2021 at 12:28 pm #

            how can an illiterate pass med boards?

          • Ron Anselmo July 9, 2021 at 1:19 pm #

            Easy Malthuss – when they applied for the test, if they have an apostrophe in their name, they get a pass.

          • SW July 9, 2021 at 1:57 pm #

            How could they read the handout?

          • pranah July 9, 2021 at 11:31 pm #

            malthuss, SW–I don’t know how they all got through. I know there was cheating, stealing of learning materials meant for all of us, and a lot of coddling. I’m also relatively sure that the minority students didn’t have to meet as high a grade standard as the rest of us to enter med school. The school tried hard to retain all of us, unlike the image of law school where you’re told to look to the right, then to the left, and realize that one of you won’t make it. A seat in med school is very expensive and it’s hard for the school to have to find replacements if anyone leaves for any reason. Can’t have a seat in a class vacant for years. So I don’t know. I doubt they were totally illiterate–couldn’t have been–but for whatever reason, the psych profs decided a textbook would be too taxing for certain students. The handouts were pretty Mickey Mouse, as I recall.

        • tahoe1780 July 9, 2021 at 12:59 pm #

          @Lynx Three thumbs up!

        • Amman July 10, 2021 at 3:08 pm #

          “I don’t trust white or black doctors. Many just pimp for the pharms. and some say ‘don’t fight the science’ and other nonsense-jive like that. The really good ones are few and far between.” – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Doctor.

    • Beryl of Oyl July 9, 2021 at 12:35 pm #

      Affirmative Action for doctors was one of Obamacare’s features.

      So was forced vaccination of medical workers for the flu. The nose under the tent for the CDC’s longtime goal of forcing everyone to take the flu shot.

      Also putting your medical records where they are easily accessed by the government, and if I’m not mistaken, that bit about having you doctor ask about guns in the home was in there as well.

      Notice New York’s Andrew Cuomo just declared another public health emergency due to all the crime he and de Blasio allowed to flourish?

      So now he’s given himself dictator powers once again.

      He wants to do for “gun violence” what he did for COVID which is a strange thing to say because he murdered all those old people, but he is a sociopath and the NYS legislature couldn’t manage to wrest power away from this obvious lunatic.

      • MrMangoOnMyShoulder July 9, 2021 at 12:44 pm #

        and if I’m not mistaken, that bit about having you doctor ask about guns in the home was in there as well.

        And man was I surprised a few years back when the doctor actually did ask me about that.

        • elysianfield July 9, 2021 at 4:27 pm #

          “having you doctor ask about guns in the home ”

          Mango,
          Even more insidious, they ask if you have suffered depression in the recent past.

          I would suggest that they believe a depressed gunowner is more dangerous than a whole echelon of disgruntled postal employees….

          Answer yes to the depression, get a red flag….

      • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 3:44 pm #

        That Cuomo is still in office is a testament to James’ point about there no longer being any real rule of law.

    • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 12:56 pm #

      Oh so that’s how they will force colleges to go wokie. Accreditation.

      Sneaky and horrible.

      At our college, the research analysts are being confounded because they are expected to share data ‘through the lens of inclusion and diversity”. How the fuck does one do that with stats and data?

      Sheer insanity.

      • Ron Anselmo July 9, 2021 at 1:24 pm #

        Exactly Mary – they want 2+2 to equal 5 on a good day, or 3 on a bad day. They are f**cked up fo’ shizzle.

      • MrMangoOnMyShoulder July 9, 2021 at 2:57 pm #

        ….through the lens of inclusion and diversity. How the fuck does one do that with stats and data?

        Mary, they don’t even know. It’s just what they have to say now for some reason.

        A few weeks back I saw a job posting for an administrative position, Music DIrector at a local arts high school. The first listed duty for the position was exactly that – “facilitate an enviroment of inclusion and diversity”.

        First of all, duh. Apparently that’s never been important at schools before now?

        And here I was naively thinking that duty number one should be something like “be qualified to coordinate and run a school music department”…” (Pretty sure that was somewhere down around number four or five in the list.)

        Man am I glad I’m not on a job search right now. It looks brutal out there.

        • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 5:30 pm #

          It is. Friend showed me a job description in the pharmaceutical industry with the same ‘requirements’.

          I don’t know how they will gage peoples’ ‘inclusion’ behavior.

          And yeah, schools have been “inclusive” anyway since the 1970s!

      • Hereward the Woke July 10, 2021 at 12:13 pm #

        When I had the misfortune to work in education and it was accreditation time, I had great fun crossing out all the PC type of questions (“Have you witnessed any sexual harassment?” “Does the school cater for non-binary students?”) and writing “irrelevant” next to them.

  21. MrMangoOnMyShoulder July 9, 2021 at 11:27 am #

    JHK – “And what country was that? It was the country we were before the Intel “Community” took over, in the service of an utterly corrupt political elite running the system like it was their personal cash register.

    Exactly. But I would add a second meaning to this statement…we could use some of what the country used to be before the other “Intel” organizations…the damned social media hydra powered by Intel and Silicon Valley that has turned the masses into self-important zombie zealots beating each other with nerf bats in a fake public arena.

    Remember block parties? Remember kids riding bikes (on their own)? Remember when you weren’t supposed to talk politics or religion at a get-together? Remember church being okay to participate in, not ridiculed but actually heavily valued? Remember when you had to spend good quality time writing a letter to the editor to voice your opinion to the public around you (and then sign your actual name to it…and also hope it gets published)? I think those were all good things…mostly because they didn’t provide instant gratification.

    I know this sounds like a “those damn kids” rant, and that is likely quite true to some extent…but some things are better off not changing. Everything will always will inevitably change on its own, no need to force it, especially when there were so many obvious benefits.

    Social has weakened us mightily…and allowed the other (govt) Intel groups to do their deeds at a much more efficient and alarming pace.

    • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 12:59 pm #

      Hear, hear, Mango! Excellent comment.

      I keep thinking…”I want my 1970s back”.

      All those things you mention, how wonderful. My mom would kick us out of the house in the summer and if we weren’t in summer school, we were out canoeing on the river, playing tennis at the park, riding bikes or roller skating. What a great time to be a kid.

      In the winter, we’d play lots of board games, and draw, color, play with clay, play ping-pong, or bumper pool (lots of kids so a basement with lots to do).

      And we’d go ice skating, cross country skiing or sledding.

      Now kids just sit in front of video games all year ’round. So sad.

      • Beryl of Oyl July 9, 2021 at 1:56 pm #

        They scared kids indoors with that milk carton stuff.

        • MrMangoOnMyShoulder July 9, 2021 at 2:24 pm #

          And checking your Halloween candy for needles. Wtf was that about anyway?

          Probably one guy put one needle in one Bit-O-Honey sometime around 1983, because he was nuts…and then everyone nationwide had to have their parents inspect their whole stash for pinholes or small tears for years.

          Never heard of the actual story, but if it happened, wonder what ever became of that guy. (Hint: he was probably prosecuted and locked up…something we used to do in this country when a crazy guy committed a crime.)

          • MaryQueen July 10, 2021 at 5:03 pm #

            Yes, there you go. Kinda like a couple of people got poisoned with Tylenol once in the 1980s so now everything has to be encased in plastic.

        • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 5:31 pm #

          Yes, among other things.

      • tully July 9, 2021 at 4:04 pm #

        It’s funny, but Gen Xers and older millennials pine for the 80s and 90s. But both decades have two key things in common with the 70s: no smart phones and no social media. First gen cell phones were available in the 90s, but plans were expensive. Young people didn’t have them.

        Halloween candy is a another sad situation. I remember lots of home made goodies. No more. Even home made cookies or cupcakes to send with a kid to school for sharing with classmates on their birthday now have to be purchased; nothing homemade allowed.

        Anyone had the misfortune of tasting cupcakes or cakes from your standard grocery store :bakery recently? Bleeecchh. Way more sugar than would be in home made, especially the frosting. How do they get stuff to such an overpowering, cloying sweetness? HFCS I guess.

        • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 5:32 pm #

          Store bought bakery items for the most part suck. Every time I try one I’m disappointed. I don’t eat sugar hardly ever though, so it’s doubly gross.

          That is sad, the loss of home-made items. So much better.

        • thirdcoastlegend July 9, 2021 at 7:20 pm #

          As an Xer who grew up in the 80s and 90s I can confirm they were also great times.

          • MaryQueen July 10, 2021 at 5:06 pm #

            Being a young adult then was a blast. And affordable.

            We could have a regular office job in downtown Chicago and afford to go out every night.

    • thirdcoastlegend July 9, 2021 at 1:21 pm #

      MrMango-

      I tend to agree that at some point, mankind passed the optimal level of available technology.

      Or, from a slightly different perspective, the direction of mankind’s technology has gone awry into mischief, even evil, rather than being used largely for positive, constructive ends.

      • MrMangoOnMyShoulder July 9, 2021 at 2:07 pm #

        Interesting angle. I wonder what that tipping was?

        • thirdcoastlegend July 9, 2021 at 3:01 pm #

          Some easy targets that come to mind are:

          – Widely available public Internet access in the mid-90s

          – The arrival of the first widely popular social media site, MySpace in 2003

          – The introduction of the first smartphone, the iPhone in 2007

        • Hereward the Woke July 9, 2021 at 3:45 pm #

          Mango: definitely the electric toothbrush! A society that is too lazy to brush its own teeth without technological help is a society in freefall. I’m only half joking.

        • MaryQueen July 10, 2021 at 5:08 pm #

          Well, when everything that was promised to be easier became more complicated and less easy, probably.

          Machines/technology were supposed to deliver a ‘better’ lifestyle.

          My lifestyle was better in the 1990s than it is now, actually.

          Maybe Y2K was a disaster after all.

      • MaryQueen July 10, 2021 at 5:07 pm #

        That is also my theory.

  22. Yohannon July 9, 2021 at 11:28 am #

    https://dailystormer.su/doomed-nation-40-of-brits-want-masks-to-remain-permanently/

    The Government used teams of psychologists to develop a plan to terrify the public. It worked. Their rationale: In order to make people take it seriously, we had to make it something much worse than it really is. In other words, they lied.

    • MrMangoOnMyShoulder July 9, 2021 at 11:52 am #

      I truly don’t understand what the hell is going on in the UK right now.

      I have a decent small handful of friends/colleagues that live in London, and a few in coastal (essentially rural) Wales. Somehow, it appears they are on board with the narrative as well. The Welsh part surprised me…I figured any heavy-handed directives out of London would be enough to put them off…but in this case, not so much.

      As someone noted from across the pond yesterday, “what kind of country have we become”?

      As the meme says, “Please…govern me harder, Daddy!”

      • MaryQueen July 10, 2021 at 5:10 pm #

        Well it’s interesting, alright. I mean, I can point to TDS here being the method they were able to wreck the minds of lefties. But I don’t know what they did to their counterparts in the UK in order to get the same result.

    • gustafson.robert.22 July 9, 2021 at 12:40 pm #

      “Lied”? What does that word even mean? I think you mean “productively adjusted the narrative in light of the circumstantial context”

      • MrMangoOnMyShoulder July 9, 2021 at 2:39 pm #

        Terry Gilliam himself couldn’t have written that better.

  23. MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 12:04 pm #

    What a whopper of a post today, James!

    The “sebaceous Chris Hayes” Hahahahha! An extra treat.

    “These two are so owned by the CIA that they must have a standing weekly TGIF session to peel grapes for the C-suite at Langley.” Another zinger.

    The questions you ask I am also asking. Thank you for covering the obvious loss of rule-of-law in this country. There is absolutely no one reining in the most psychotic maniacs.

    I would also love to return to our country before rule by Intel. And also rule by big tech and rule by silicon valley billionaires, and rule by the global banking cartel.

    I’m glad also to see some chutzpah on the local level. I cheer whenever I see a story of a corrupt school board being taken over by concerned and outraged parents. I am uplifted when I hear about lawsuits won by small businesses against the Covid19 gestapo. I feel buoyant after seeing signs that say “no masks allowed in our store.”

    All we can do is stand up for ourselves and fight back to the extent we are able.

    • MaryQueen July 10, 2021 at 11:46 am #

      I hope by ‘whopper’ no one thought I mean lie.

      I just realized some people use that word to mean big lie.

      Whoops.

  24. tom clark July 9, 2021 at 12:12 pm #

    Wonder what the Tekster will do with all his free time?

    • benr July 9, 2021 at 12:29 pm #

      No one cares but my guess is get hammered on them crisp chardonnays.
      I went out and bought one last night when I realized he was banned for the fifth time yesterday.

      • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 1:01 pm #

        LOL, time for a crisp Chardonnay for me as well this evening to celebrate his timely exit.

        • benr July 9, 2021 at 1:41 pm #

          hURRAY!
          We can toast his demise together and await his resurrection as some other name.
          Like the damned phoenix he will arise again and be just as annoying as always.

          • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 5:34 pm #

            *clink!*

    • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 1:13 pm #

      Sit on his ‘yacht’ reading Media Matters, getting all worked up after a few chardonnays then crying about kicked off CFN.

  25. wm5135 July 9, 2021 at 12:46 pm #

    Is Reality “Baseless,” Too? JHK

    obviously

    “i want the country back where i benfited from all of the things i pretended not to know”.

    i thought i was a cynical bastard then i read this -“the country that valued the rule-of-law.” not in our lifetime Mr. K

    “separate but equal” has always been a bitch

  26. MrMangoOnMyShoulder July 9, 2021 at 12:53 pm #

    “the country that valued the rule-of-law.” not in our lifetime Mr. K

    Oh but they did. The public, that is. There have always been serious obvious miscarriages of justice by the privileged and powerful, but the people used to want those committing assault/armed robbery/murder/random destruction of property to, you know, be prosecuted.

    Now a large portion of the public actually has been convinced the right thing to do is let everyone go, if they can claim they’ve had it tough and just needed the money, or it was a stressful day when they did it.

    • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 1:03 pm #

      Exactly. But when it comes back to haunt them they will change their tune.

      Unfortunately, that will be too late. And meanwhile, the rest of us suffer with higher crime, too.

      Well not me yet. IT’s great to be in a red state, and a small population state, and right on the outskirt of the city limits.

      • MrMangoOnMyShoulder July 9, 2021 at 2:18 pm #

        I hope the ride lasts a long time where you’re at. Outskirts tend to become surrounded suburbs before too long.

        • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 5:35 pm #

          I’m in a suburb, but not all that far from downtown (20 mins?)

        • MaryQueen July 10, 2021 at 11:39 am #

          And was just thinking, the fed seems to like to ‘punish’ red states so there’s that.

          Like they did with Texas during the freeze.

  27. wwg1wga July 9, 2021 at 1:00 pm #

    Paul Revere Act II is complete.
    http://got-truth.com/docs/Paul%20Revere%20Act%20II%20is%20complete.pdf

  28. thirdcoastlegend July 9, 2021 at 1:05 pm #

    And now, the NY Post with an update on our hard-working FBI that is defending our sacred democracy via endemic sexual harassment, showing up hungover at 2 PM in the afternoon, and sending pictures of…well…see for yourself:

    https://nypost.com/2021/07/07/suit-details-frat-house-fbi-office-with-guns-booze-and-rainbow-hued-sex-toy/

    I hate this timeline.

    • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 1:27 pm #

      All those agencies are horrible frat-boy’s clubs. Good on her for suing them. That’s why we have harassment laws.

      • Beryl of Oyl July 9, 2021 at 2:29 pm #

        On the bright side, at least they weren’t bothering unsuspecting innocent Americans while they were wasting tax dollars and interfering with her ability to do real work.

        • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 5:37 pm #

          Hahahaaha! Yeah there’s that.

          I can’t even imagine calling a coworker to tell them I’m hammered so won’t be in ’til late the next day. Is this government work in general? Or just the people who work for the intel agencies?

          And how good of a work product can someone produce when they are coming in half bombed or hungover?

  29. kareninca July 9, 2021 at 1:13 pm #

    The Jehovah’s Witnesses are not going to give me a blood clot.

    • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 1:28 pm #

      Me, either.

    • elysianfield July 9, 2021 at 4:34 pm #

      “The Jehovah’s Witnesses are not going to give me a blood clot.”

      Karen,
      They have other ways to fuck up your mind. Local kid working at a hardware store, several years ago, was a JW…he did or said something and they punished him thru some sort of cult-wide enforced avoidance….he committed suicide.

      Yeah…anecdotal.

  30. Tate July 9, 2021 at 1:16 pm #

    Good for that local high school for standing up to the bullies. Here in the Centennial state, an edict has just come down from on high (the Dem legislature & the Dem governor) that all high schools in the state that have names like “Indians,” “Braves,” “Warriors” have to change their names forthwith, at the cost of hundreds of thousands of dollars to each local district.

  31. gustafson.robert.22 July 9, 2021 at 1:28 pm #

    Politico: “EU regulator: mRNA coronavirus vaccines possibly linked to heart swelling”

    don’t get worried, there’s no link yet. Only a “possible” link. It’s all very up in the air

  32. 100th Avatar July 9, 2021 at 1:30 pm #

    This brings to mind a film I watched a few years back, a particular vignette from ‘Echos of Laurel Canyon’.

    A musician, or two, describing and lamenting a lost place.
    Scents of orange blossoms.
    Freedom and collaboration, and perhaps some consorting, and shared riffs and herbs

    They understood it for what it was

    ephemeral

    Nobody spoke of going back.

    It is long gone

  33. Gonga Din July 9, 2021 at 1:52 pm #

    Who’s on First? Is my first reaction. Maybe the real story is the constant flux being generated that is absorbing our consciousness into the widening suck hole, that it dictates you devote whole focus to keep informed about the hazards to living your desired life instead of being free to live unmolested.

  34. Beryl of Oyl July 9, 2021 at 2:00 pm #

    This is a tweet from CNBC:

    Inflation’s silver lining: higher salaries

    https://twitter.com/CNBC/status/1413132513350803460?s=20

    • tully July 9, 2021 at 4:14 pm #

      Higher salaries for whom? Not seen anything on my paycheck.

      Guessing the additional bucks will mostly be for the PMC, with some going to warehouse workers. Companies are desperately trying to get people to take jobs that are physically demanding, and difficult due to performance standards set as high as they can be pushed without getting OSHA peeved.

  35. Soloview July 9, 2021 at 2:03 pm #

    Couple of points about the merit of Covid vaxxing. I am generally a libertarian who detests government overreach or coercion. I detest the Covid propaganda, now centered around overstating the dangers of the Covid “variants”. I also support the strategy expressed by the three dissenters among world-class epidemiologists in the Great Barrington Declaration. But it seems to me that the anti-vaxxer sentiment is just as overstated and unhelpful, and if does not in fact prolong the agony of lockdowns and crippled socializing, then it does provide the idiots-in-power with an excuse for it. The mRNA vaccines are not “cytotoxic” as the new unfounded scare-mongering would have it. No, we don’t know the long-term effects, true, but it is foolish and baseless to assume they will be devastating. It’s the same error in judgment that led Ralph Baric and Peter Daszak to conclude after the first SARS outbreak that coronaviruses were about to hit us with a pandemic which must be pre-empted by souped-up versions of the bug. On what we know, the risks of vaccines (in all population groups except the young) are truly miniscule while the benefits are considerable. Study after study confirms abating virus among the vaxxed populations and mild course of the illness in those who had the shots if they get infected. This cannot be denied. So let Fauci and Biden do their song and dance around the need for the shots. Decide for yourselves.

    • SW July 9, 2021 at 2:26 pm #

      You make good points but the problem is covid for most people is a mild disease to begin with. When we hear about 10,000 new cases, it’s never reported if the majority even had any symptoms, much less hospitalizations.

      Long term effects of vaccines can be tricky to predict and probably do only effect a percentage of vaccine recipients but this vaccine has only been in use since December (at the earliest) so it’s much too early to make that determination. Some vaccines don’t have quite as rosy history as you might think but that’s rarely mentioned.

      My youngest daughter lives in the UK and was completely freaked out that I would never be able to see her and her children again if I didn’t get vaccinated. While for now there are no vaccine requirements for travel, I do think that’s going to happen.

      • Beryl of Oyl July 9, 2021 at 2:32 pm #

        There has recently been a major readjustment of the COVID fatality figures.

        Nobody seems to be talking about that.

        • SW July 9, 2021 at 2:56 pm #

          I saw that — by over 20%! So instead of the death toll of 650,000 (I think that’s right but may be reported as more), the adjusted one is 520,000. So in a population in the US of 330 million, that makes the fatality rate 0.00157.

          • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 8:15 pm #

            You need to x by 100 to get the full population, so 0.157.

            🙂

    • Islander July 9, 2021 at 2:29 pm #

      minUscule

      You are free to read the data any way you prefer and to get the jabs.

      But your logic is not very compelling.

      Reminds me of a farm woman selling tomatoes at the main open air market in Munich selling fresh tomatoes, as she tipped out my own choice of tomatoes and replaced it with her own assortment:

      “Everyone has to take some of the rotten tomatoes.”

      • MrMangoOnMyShoulder July 9, 2021 at 2:38 pm #

        “Everyone has to take some of the rotten tomatoes.”

        Ha…now that’s an interesting way to foster repeat business…

      • Yohannon July 9, 2021 at 4:53 pm #

        I bet she was fat, right?

        • MrMangoOnMyShoulder July 9, 2021 at 6:47 pm #

          Not sure why exactly, but that made me laugh.

        • Islander July 10, 2021 at 9:11 am #

          Why would a Bavarian farmer’s wife be fat??

          This was decades ago.

          Those people worked their farms.

          As far as I can recall, “solid” would be a better description for most of these ladies.

          And their husbands.

          Work- and weather-worn.

        • farmgal July 10, 2021 at 1:24 pm #

          Speaking of fat…here’s some interesting info on the percentage of icu admissions/deaths relative to obesity especially in the 20-59 year old range. No one wants to make a big deal of it because it might hurt someone’s feelings.
          https://alexberenson.substack.com/p/why-covid-is-like-aids

    • MrMangoOnMyShoulder July 9, 2021 at 2:36 pm #

      Decide for yourselves.

      That’s all most people want.

      It appears that option won’t be easily available much longer.

    • spaingaroo July 9, 2021 at 5:14 pm #

      most everything you say goes against what I can see to be the facts on the ground.
      Vaccines are not generally harmless, not at all. They are also not generally efficacious.
      That is just what the industry makes everyone repeat ad nauseum.

      If you are interested in starting to understand the true costs of vaccines, check out the newly released control group study, at https://thecontrolgroup.org

      Medical doctors have been saying the same thing for many years. I have a 1975 book called ‘confessions of a medical heretic’, that plainly states that the rise in autism is clearly linked to vaccines.
      That message has been reiterated again and again by honest and brave doctors, usually just before they lose their medical licenses.

      the truth is out there, as they say. Ignore it at your own peril.

      • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 5:55 pm #

        Vaccines have caused autism to go from 1 in 100K to 1 in 40.

        One wonders how mankind made it through 200K years without vaccines. Hmm.

    • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 5:54 pm #

      Disagree with your take.

      The vaccines are extremely dangerous and have killed thousands of people.

      And Covid19 if it even exists is a cold. That’s it. Only people with heavy comorbidities died from it.

      Cases don’t exist, so neither do variants. The PCR test has been proven not to be able to detect any Covid19 (if it even exists).

      You are missing the entire big picture. I would suggest starting over.

  36. SW July 9, 2021 at 2:16 pm #

    Here’s a quick update on San Francisco in case any of you have hesitated to pack your bags and head west, young man. Read it and laugh — and gaze into the crystal ball.

    “The local NBC News affiliate reported happily last December that one positive side effect of the Covid-19 pandemic was that complaints of feces in public places were down 24% from a year earlier because fewer people were on the streets. Over a seven-month period, there were only 15,656 poop reports. Yup, there were only 15,656, which was a three-year low. There were fewer used syringes reported, too.

    Unfortunately for residents, San Francisco’s lawlessness issue goes beyond drug needles and public defecation. Theft and assaults are so rampant and brazen that retailer Target said last week it’s now closing its stores in the San Francisco area at 6pm each day, rather than 10pm. Walgreens has closed several stores in the area altogether, and ordered its security guards in those still trading to refrain from engaging with shoplifters.”

    • O.G. Hawkins July 9, 2021 at 4:05 pm #

      ordered its security guards in those still trading to refrain from engaging with shoplifters.

      “Well … ok … … What do I do for 8 hours, then?”

      Can I read a book? Can I setup a folding nylon-fabric chair?

      Might as well be comfy, Right?”

      • MaryQueen July 10, 2021 at 10:29 am #

        I’m guessing this past year they spent their time hassling customers who weren’t wearing masks.

    • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 5:57 pm #

      Yes, they don’t bother confronting shoplifters also because CA law says not to prosecute anything under $900 I believe. So, it’s open season on shoplifting. The cops won’t even do anything, because they don’t want to spend all the time doing the arrest and then the perp gets to walk.

      CA is crazy. I am so happy I left.

      • MrMangoOnMyShoulder July 9, 2021 at 6:54 pm #

        Yeah, the notion that we should only prosecute crimes over a certain dollar amount is lusicrous and maddening. Also an obvious example of intentional provocation.

        Sure, lesser punishment for lesser crimes…but for the luvva…a crime is a crime. Give an inch, and…well, we all can see what is happening.

        Schools are now setting this mentality up early by not giving detention or suspensions for fear of not being “equitable”….In many public schools (mostly in large cities, for now) you can basically now berate, curse out and even in some cases beat your teacher in junior high/high school with little to no repercussion. Plus you receive widespread public youth props for your behavior due to the twenty-eight cell phone videos your classmates post on Insta.

        • MrMangoOnMyShoulder July 9, 2021 at 6:56 pm #

          *ludicrous

          (beat ya to it, Q)

        • Islander July 9, 2021 at 7:04 pm #

          “Yeah, the notion that we should only prosecute crimes over a certain dollar amount is ludicrous and maddening. Also an obvious example of intentional provocation.”

          Plus it would seem to be a complete 180 turn on the “broken windows” theory of policing, which is that if you let miscreants get away with the small stuff it just gets worse as neighborhoods gradually go downhill and attract more and more crime.

          The “broken windows” theory has I guess been controversial, or maybe it ended up targeting small-scale perps and let the big guys go—I don’t know.

          But I do know that quality of life is not a statistic, but a feeling you get when you wander around neighborhoods. And you don’t get a good feeling about neighborhoods rife with petty crime and broken windows, trash on the the street, closed-up businesses, businesses with guards and poilcemen at the entrance . . . etc.

          Of course the lockdown has encouraged the eradication of healthy street life and encouraged a lot of the unhealthy sort, like shoplifting in plain sight.

        • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 7:33 pm #

          Yes! Everything is in place for the complete breakdown of regular society.

          I have a feeling it will backfire – but not for a long time. So we will have to deal with this shit and just stay out of the way until it resolves itself one way or another.

          This just popped into my head, remember how the ‘vigilante’ thing was so big in what, the 1990s? Like the conditioning of society to hate vigilantes? Those are people who stepped in where no one else would mete out justice, and the victims kept piling up.

          It was heavily discouraged… now we know why.

          • Islander July 9, 2021 at 8:09 pm #

            Curtis Sliwa is now running for mayor of NYC.

            “Curtis Sliwa (born March 26, 1954) is an American activist, radio talk show host and politician who is the Republican nominee for the 2021 New York City mayoral election. He is the founder and chief executive officer of the Guardian Angels, a nonprofit organization of unarmed crime prevention.”

          • Ron Anselmo July 10, 2021 at 3:08 am #

            See Charles Bronson – Death Wish – 1974

          • MaryQueen July 10, 2021 at 10:27 am #

            Well that is certainly interesting, Islander.

            If I recall when the Guardian Angels first started out, they were very popular. I don’t remember it being a political thing (e.g., conservative vs liberal). Everyone seemed to think it was a good idea.

      • SW July 9, 2021 at 7:01 pm #

        I’ll bet you are, Mary. I guess there are still some security guards to discourage the timid.

        From the same article:

        On Monday, a group of thieves was caught on video in broad daylight running out of downtown San Francisco’s Neiman Marcus department store with armfuls of designer purses and other luxury merchandise.

        Did you ever think you’d read stuff like this?! I didn’t. The entire article is worth your time if you’re interested.

        https://www.lewrockwell.com/2021/07/no_author/confronted-with-the-fact-their-policies-are-ruining-us-cities-and-killing-thousands-dems-give-the-usual-reply-shut-up-racist/

        • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 7:30 pm #

          Thanks. I am fascinated by this! It was only on my radar a little bit after I saw a couple of NextDoor posts complaining about the fact that shoplifters were allowed to get away with it (for under $900).

          But when I moved here, the guy who got my fireplace ready for winter said he used to work as a high-level security officer at WalMart, and the thieves would thumb their noses at them, and he couldn’t do anything, because the police wouldn’t interfere, either.

          I don’t know why anyone wants to stay in CA.

          Of course we all know how HUGE the exodus is.

          • MrMangoOnMyShoulder July 9, 2021 at 7:50 pm #

            …used to work as a high-level security officer at WalMart […] and he couldn’t do anything…

            Curious what the low-level security guards do then! Perhaps they help the thieves carry the stolen TVs out to the getaway car?

          • MaryQueen July 10, 2021 at 10:25 am #

            They get jeered at and flipped off by the criminals on their way out with their bounty.

        • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 7:37 pm #

          Thanks again, the article is spot on.

      • Blackbird July 10, 2021 at 1:50 pm #

        Does California’s “If it’s under $900 it’s free” rule work for out-of-staters too? It’s a long ride, don’t want to be disappointed at the end.

        • MaryQueen July 10, 2021 at 5:16 pm #

          Why, of course. And esp. if you wear Burn, Loot & Murder slogans.

          • Blackbird July 10, 2021 at 5:45 pm #

            Thanks for the tip – I’ll liberate some Burn, Loot, Murder t-shirts too.

  37. thirdcoastlegend July 9, 2021 at 2:25 pm #

    Conservative Woman UK has posted an excellent article how Western societies have been groomed for the lockdown state over years, or even decades in some cases:

    https://www.conservativewoman.co.uk/how-they-groomed-us-for-the-lockdown-state/

    • SW July 9, 2021 at 3:41 pm #

      Thank you for that very good article. I agree with every point he made — but how do we get out of this box?

      • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 5:57 pm #

        Gonna have to hit bottom in order to shock enough people into understanding reality.

    • Islander July 9, 2021 at 11:26 pm #

      Third Coast:

      Thank you so much for the link. That interview with Dr. Malone is the most all-around informative I have seen yet.

      He has clearly put a huge amount of effort into thinking through how to explain things clearly to lay persons, and he has really succeeded.

      Every time the interviewer lobs one of the big questions, and Malone stops and says, “lets unpick that.” And then he does.

      I am very , very impressed. I had heard his name but had not seen him in action. By “in action” I mean, the action of his extremely clear and logical mind. What a relief.

      He is committed to educating his listeners in the actual issues *as a vaccine specialist understands them.* There are a lot of complicated issues here, but he takes them apart logically so an nonexpert who pays attention can follow his logic perfectly. The science of mRNA and the spike protein and where they land in the body, the bypassed testing protocols, the demographics, the statistics, the actuarial issues. There is so much here. And then the wrapup where he takes it to “the man’ and exposes the “fact checkers” especially of the Reuters-Pfizer connection. The fact that they hit back at that is a smoking gun.

      He sure is doing God’s work.

  38. Islander July 9, 2021 at 2:38 pm #

    So, they are getting really desperate in Germany.
    From today’s Lockdown Skeptics.org:

    “However, a number of economists have proposed a much more straightforward incentive: hard cash. “With a cash reward, people can immediately see the positive impact on their finances and are free to use the money according to their own preferences,” Jan Schnellenbach, Professor of Economics at the Brandenburg University of Technology, said. …

    Nora Szech, an Economist at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, has calculated that a €500 bonus would raise the proportion of the population willing to be vaccinated to 90%.

    Schnellenbach believes that €200 or €300 would be enough. “There are pointers in the academic literature, from laboratory and field experiments, that show you can achieve really quite big effects on people’s behaviour with this kind of sum,” he said.”

    ++++++

    Unbelievable!

    Comments are interesting, too.
    https://lockdownsceptics.org/2021/07/09/countries-using-money-and-beer-to-incentivise-covid-vaccination/#comments

    If I had taken the jab for free and then the govt offered $500 for others to take it, i would demand that they pay me the same. Surely this bribery—this UNEQUITABLE bribery— is illegal and actionable?

    • MrMangoOnMyShoulder July 9, 2021 at 2:41 pm #

      Surely this bribery—this UNEQUITABLE bribery— is illegal and actionable?

      That would make sense, yes.

      Therefore, they won’t do anything about it.

    • thirdcoastlegend July 9, 2021 at 2:43 pm #

      The bribes did nothing for uptake rates in Ohio.

      The governor of Ohio has assured everyone new bribes are on the way!

      • MrMangoOnMyShoulder July 9, 2021 at 3:00 pm #

        I’m still waiting for the nationwide free beer coupons from Budweiser (“A $5 Value!).

        C’mon willing folks, get out there and get us to 70% aready! Priorities, people!

        • Hereward the Woke July 9, 2021 at 3:56 pm #

          My standards are much lower: a signed photo of Saint Fauci would be enough.

          • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 7:26 pm #

            You’re on fire today!

      • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 7:27 pm #

        Everyone hates the Ohio Gov and his tranny ‘health officer’ sidekick.

    • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 5:58 pm #

      Boy those people who got eagerly jabbed back in December must be feeling really ripped off. no incentives for them! Suckers.

      LOL.

      • Redneck Liberal July 10, 2021 at 8:26 am #

        Oh! They’re not dead yet???

        • MaryQueen July 10, 2021 at 5:19 pm #

          Thanks, I should have added, ‘the ones that haven’t died or been maimed yet.’

          But of course even the relatives of the dead-by-jab are still touting the wonders of the vaccines. Because when you’re that brainwashed, that’s what you do.

    • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 5:59 pm #

      Yes it’s illegal. But as James says this week, there is no longer any rule of law.

  39. Beryl of Oyl July 9, 2021 at 2:39 pm #

    CDC lying again.
    https://twitter.com/AlexBerenson/status/1413324632015441921?s=20

  40. Beryl of Oyl July 9, 2021 at 2:40 pm #

    Don’t vaccinate kids:

    https://twitter.com/AlexBerenson/status/1413474346614419456?s=20

    • SW July 9, 2021 at 3:38 pm #

      This is from the interview with Dr. Robert Malone, inventor of the mRNA vaccine, on vaccinating children:

      Children are at very low risk of hospitalisation and death from Covid-19, Dr Malone confirmed. In their age group, the risks overwhelmingly outweigh the benefits from the vaccine.

      https://www.conservativewoman.co.uk/scandal-of-the-rushed-rollout-censored-vaccine-expert-speaks-out/

      This is a summary of the interview by Dr. Malone that was taken down on Youtube 3 hours after it was posted.

      • tresho July 10, 2021 at 12:07 am #

        I found this on the Daily Mail website 9 Jul 2021:
        “Children face an ‘extremely low’ one in 500,000 risk of dying from the coronavirus, researchers have found.
        In England, just 25 under-18s have died from Covid, which equates to around two in a million, experts said.
        Young people with pre-existing medical conditions, like heart disease and cancer, and severe disability, which can include cerebral palsy and autism, have a higher chance of becoming seriously ill from the virus.
        But the scientists – from three top British universities – said this risk is no higher then the risk from flu.
        Teenagers, black and obese children were also at higher risk from dying with Covid but these numbers were still very low, they found. “

  41. thirdcoastlegend July 9, 2021 at 2:44 pm #

    Basement Joe has called President Putin to talk tough about disrupting hacking groups:

    https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/biden-confronts-putin-over-recent-hacks-underscores-need-disrupt-ransomware-groups

    This is an obvious attempt to manufacture a scapegoat for the incoming WEF-led cyber-plandemic.

    It’s all so predictable.

    And tiresome.

    • MrMangoOnMyShoulder July 9, 2021 at 6:45 pm #

      It’s all so predictable.

      And tiresome.

      Very difficult for those who’ve never questioned a thing to see these obvious signs. Damn near impossible.

      Once you’ve seen the fnords, though, it is plain as day.

      And yes, extremely tiresome to watch play out.

      • SW July 9, 2021 at 7:08 pm #

        Supply chains are weakening across America due to the pandemic and don’tgotowork incentives. So once again, it will be Russia, Russia, Russia.

        Predictable and a dodge to actually solve the problem. If it’s the evil hackers in Russia (urged on by the really evil Putin), then the people in charge can’t possibly held responsible for shortages.

  42. eatabanker July 9, 2021 at 3:22 pm #

    Spritze Macht Frei

  43. Roundball Shaman July 9, 2021 at 3:34 pm #

    “Just yesterday, Sec’y of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra declared that it is, ‘absolutely the government’s business to know who’s been vaccinated.’

    Next week he’ll say…‘ABSOLUTELY the government’s business to know who you’re having sex with… and when… and how often… and HOW you’re doing it. This certainly will make the jobs of Federal Edict Compliance Officers much more interesting. And it will make the task of our coming soon Federal taxation of carnal activity a vital component of future Federal budgeting considerations.’

    “As MLK might have said: from every hill and mole-hill, let freedom ring!”

    The Wokesters are fully re-writing history. MLK is being ‘corrected’ as well for future young Wokester classroom victims who will soon learn that MLK ‘said’… “I have a dream that one day we’ll live in a nation where we are judged solely by the color of our skin without regard to the content of our character.”

    Watch for it.

    • Yohannon July 9, 2021 at 4:56 pm #

      And as a Communist, he’d be thrilled with it. He played his part. Surely you don’t think he renounced violence? It was strategic and it worked on sentimental White fools.

    • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 7:24 pm #

      Spot on! The revisionist history is necessary.

    • thirdcoastlegend July 9, 2021 at 7:57 pm #

      Mandatory non-hetero intimacy is absolutely on the way.

      • KappaJoe July 9, 2021 at 11:13 pm #

        Judges 19:22 “As they were enjoying themselves, suddenly certain men of the city, perverted men, surrounded the house and beat on the door. They spoke to the master of the house, the old man, saying, ‘Bring out the man who came to your house, that we may know him carnally!’” – Lot in Sodom.

        • Blackbird July 10, 2021 at 1:56 pm #

          Guess the freak show has been playing for awhile…

  44. JohnAZ July 9, 2021 at 3:54 pm #

    What bothers the Indigenous folks so much about the naming of teams after them. I thought that naming something was considered a great compliment to those whose names were utilized. Why do the folks feel insulted by sports teams or states or cities being named after them?

    • Hereward the Woke July 9, 2021 at 3:57 pm #

      It doesn’t both the indigenous folks at all. It bothers the Woke fascists.

      • O.G. Hawkins July 9, 2021 at 4:22 pm #

        Exactly! The Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League recently changed their historic name. They were the Eskimos from 1949 until 2021. They are now the Edmonton Elks.

        The Inuit (Eskimo is insulting, apparently) totally did not give a shit but Wokesters Proudly claim yet another victory for Stupidity.

        What a World!

        • benr July 9, 2021 at 4:35 pm #

          No Eskimo is frowned upon.
          Go up to Alaska and say the word you might just get punched.
          I made that mistake in 1995 during summer solstice in Anchorage at Chilkoot Charlies bar.

          https://www.koots.com/bars

          I was quickly corrected and forced to buy a round of drinks as punishment.

          • Islander July 9, 2021 at 5:24 pm #

            I think the word to use for this ethnic group is Inuit.

            Wiki has this:
            “The Inuit are a group of culturally similar indigenous peoples inhabiting the Arctic regions of Greenland, Canada, and Alaska. The Inuit languages are part of the Eskimo–Aleut languages also known as Inuit-Yupik-Unangan and also as Eskaleut. ”

            I don’t know why Eskimo is now rejected. Perhaps it is because the word was part of jokes, etc. Or commercial references to the cold such as Eskimo Bars. Or used to name entities that have zero to do with actual Inuit/Eskimos.

            I think it might depend more than anything on WHO is doing the naming. If Inuit/Eskimos etc. decide to use an ethnic epithet that might be like Black people using the n-word. We can’t say it, but you can’t.

            Maybe some Inuit teams or products could call themselves the Rednecks, the Whiteys, the Beaver Hats, the Settler Colonials, or the Hairy Ones.

          • O.G. Hawkins July 9, 2021 at 5:30 pm #

            Go Hairy Ones Go!
            Go Hairy Ones Go!
            Go Hairy Ones Go!

          • Yohannon July 9, 2021 at 5:34 pm #

            Eskimo means Polar. It’s a fine world. The Inuit just want to be all in all. But there are other Polar Peoples.

        • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 7:13 pm #

          This thread is hilarious and also maddening.

        • Blackbird July 10, 2021 at 2:07 pm #

          Did anyone ask the elk (Cervus canadensis) if they wanted a sports team named after them? I’m going to guess that the answer is “no”. I should have seen this coming and gone to law school…

          • MaryQueen July 10, 2021 at 5:22 pm #

            Class action suit right there. As proof the elk are upset, you could play video of them screaming (as they like to do) and add some cleverly-written subtitles.

          • Blackbird July 10, 2021 at 5:47 pm #

            Who gives a damn what the elk think? We know what’s right for them and we will make sure they get it – whether they like it or not.

          • MaryQueen July 11, 2021 at 7:27 pm #

            Oh, true. They may even need a little bit of convincing to play along with their newly oppressed status.

        • Wizard of the Saddle July 15, 2021 at 11:34 am #

          What a shame. I remember well when I was a kid watching documentaries about the Eskimo peoples of Canada and Alaska and all it did was fill me with wonder at their lifestyle and admiration of how cleverly they had adapted to life in the Arctic region of the Earth.

          Why, for God’s sake, does anyone honestly believe that the name “Eskimo” is in any way derogatory? I cannot ever recall an instance of the name ever being used to disparage these hardy people or to mock them.

          It seems to me that the insistence on the term Inuit is just another exercise in wokeness by a small group of activists seeking power and money by pursuing “victimhood” status, and nothing more.

          Honestly, there is no charm in the name Inuit. The “Eskimo” name was world famous and made these people legendary. But no……down the memory hole with “Eskimo!”

          Nuts.

      • Night Owl July 9, 2021 at 5:41 pm #

        Good to hear. When I lived in Washington DC, every few years, there were a few groups crazies that would make noise about the Washington Redskins.

        I always thought that if they named a team after you, that was a rather positive thing. Who wants to be named after something no one wants to be?

        This sort of deep thinking appears to be lacking among the perpetually outraged.

        • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 7:12 pm #

          Imagine having the main fight in your life being changing the name of a professional sports team.

        • MaryQueen July 10, 2021 at 10:22 am #

          The funniest thing they’ve done IMHO, is to change ‘latina’ and ‘latino’ to ‘latinx’. Because latinos don’t even like it. So they are offending latinos, not ‘helping’ them.

          In Spanish, the pronouns simply don’t work the same way, as my bestie, a Spanish high school teacher told me.

          Wokies don’t check with the actual oppressed before making decisions about them.

          • Blackbird July 10, 2021 at 2:14 pm #

            “Latinx” is my favorite woke term of the moment. Instantly turns all Hispanics into pink-tutu-wearing, gender-free rainbow freaks. And undoubtedly without asking permission of the Hispanic “community”.

          • MaryQueen July 10, 2021 at 5:23 pm #

            Yes. And even funnier, is ‘womxn’ – unpronounceable, and most women don’t have a clue what it’s supposed to mean. Those of us that do, hate it.

            Only the wokies like it – go figure. Yet again, not something anyone but the blue cult wants.

          • Islander July 11, 2021 at 9:48 am #

            And now the enlightened alumnae of my alma mater have suggested “alumnix” or I guess it is “alumnx” (no hints on how to pronounce this) to solve the nonexistent problem (unless you have a lazy typesetter) of alumnus/alumna/alumni/alumnae.

            Frankly, this might really be upsetting to the Latins!

            But the cretins will love it . . .

            Now, if I wrote on the said email list-serv “As a Latin I am offended!”— even if I added a “joking” emoji—the backlash would come thick and fast.

            In fact, I am tempted to try this out!

          • MaryQueen July 11, 2021 at 7:29 pm #

            OMG Islander, that made me bust out laughing.

            If you do that please please report back with the reactions!

            Hahahahaha!

        • Wizard of the Saddle July 15, 2021 at 11:41 am #

          Indeed. Part of the allure of the legends and culture of the Old West was the fact that the American Indian warriors……the “redskins”……earned a fierce reputation as brave and effective combatants, whether they were engaged in inter-tribal warfare or waging war against white settlement in the 18th and 19th centuries.

          They may have been defeated in the end by superior numbers, organization, tactics and technology, but they nonetheless earned the respect and in some instances even the admiration of us “palefaces” – thus the homages to their military prowesss with sports teams bearing names like Indians, redskins, warriors, etc.

          These were never intended to demean these folks. Quite the contrary. The Lefty critics are either being wholly disingenuous or they are utterly clueless.

      • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 7:25 pm #

        Bingo.

        They are outraged on behalf of all the marginalized groups that don’t give a fuck about this, but care a LOT about other things, such as their poverty and healthcare and employment problems.

    • Islander July 9, 2021 at 4:16 pm #

      Dunno. Cultural appropriation?

      Can’t have a picnic.

      Can’t eat watermelon with seeds. or seedless, for that matter, without prompting an international incident.

      Can we still eat Jewish rye?

      Frankly, I think the current ubiquity of the word “folks” is cultural appropriation.
      No more folks!
      Just people.

      • Yohannon July 9, 2021 at 5:09 pm #

        Just people?

        Imagine there’s no heaven
        It’s easy if you try
        No hell below us
        Above us, only sky
        Imagine all the people
        Livin’ for today
        Ah
        Imagine there’s no countries
        It isn’t hard to do
        Nothing to kill or die for
        And no religion, too
        Imagine all the people
        Livin’ life in peace
        You
        You may say I’m a dreamer
        But I’m not the only one
        I hope someday you’ll join us
        And the world will be as one
        Imagine no possessions
        I wonder if you can
        No need for greed or hunger
        A brotherhood of man
        Imagine all the people
        Sharing all the world
        You
        You may say I’m a dreamer
        But I’m not the only one
        I hope someday you’ll join us
        And the world will live as one

        Imagine by John Lenin

        Lenin or Lennon advocated for Communism, but was very interested in making money just as Yoko was. Do you really want no countries? No possessions? Sounds like the Great Reset – which you’re supposed to be against, right? So you should want countries and separate peoples or Folks.

        Take what you want, but pay the price. If you change one fundamental, you have to change other fundamentals because they go together.

        • O.G. Hawkins July 9, 2021 at 5:26 pm #

          I have known that song virtually my whole life. I was 6 when it was a hit on CJME 1300 AM in 1971.

          It always portrayed itself as Utopia. Now it reads like a “Paul is dead” MI5 pre-signalling op.

          • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 6:49 pm #

            Agree. Same.

        • malthuss July 9, 2021 at 9:10 pm #

          Yoko made the money. In beef cattle and breeding, yet they were pesco vegetarian if I recall.

          IMAGINE YOKO ONO WITH NO POSSESSIONS!!!!!
          Julian bought some postcards from her. They were to John from Julian.

  45. tom clark July 9, 2021 at 3:57 pm #

    Hey CFN…what the hell are you doing inside contributing to this blog?

    It’s summertime…get outside and tend those backyard gardens.

    Weeds are a growin’!

    • O.G. Hawkins July 9, 2021 at 4:15 pm #

      To each their own, TC. Enjoy!

      Us agoraphobic hermits gotta bookworm.

    • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 6:48 pm #

      I’m doing it all!

      Outside all morning but when it gets hot I go for a swim and then mostly indoors for the rest of the day. It’s 100+ every day here. We can’t get out from under the ‘heat dome’ whatever the hell that is…

  46. O.G. Hawkins July 9, 2021 at 4:13 pm #

    Is Afghanistan a Failed Mission?
    by Patrick J. Buchanan – July 09, 2021

    As in Vietnam from 1965 to 1973, the year our prisoners of war came home, America did not lose a major battle in Afghanistan.
    Yet we did not win the war. South Vietnam was lost.

    And contrary to the message awaiting President George W. Bush when he landed on the carrier USS Abraham Lincoln, which was flaunting the banner “Mission Accomplished,” America did not accomplish its mission.

    President Joe Biden said as much Thursday, when he responded to a reporter’s question, “The mission has not failed – yet.”

    As the 20th anniversary of 9/11 impends, and with it our final exit from the Afghan war, the Taliban are overrunning districts at will, and Afghan troops are avoiding battle in what many see as a lost cause.

    Monday, 1,000 Afghan soldiers fled into Tajikistan rather than face advancing Taliban forces.

    https://original.antiwar.com/buchanan/2021/07/08/is-afghanistan-a-failed-mission/

    ——-

    Reading Patrick J. Buchanan always reminds me of the old adage:

    “When I was 18, I could not Believe how stupid my old man was. When I was 30, I could not Believe how much he had learned.”

    • stelmosfire July 9, 2021 at 5:39 pm #

      O.G. , check out this picture of the road leading out of Saigon after the USA left town. ARVN soldiers couldn’t get rid of their uniforms fast enough. I believe the term comes from the French ” Surrender Monkeys”

      https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-Kuv9tjJdKp0/YK080YpMRgI/AAAAAAAAdzc/u6-oehUcECU1VxRePmN3kGZemho3Su1TACLcBGAsYHQ/s1600/vietnam-war-images-from-vietnamese-photographers%2B%252815%2529.jpg

      • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 5:49 pm #

        Wow.

      • Night Owl July 9, 2021 at 5:53 pm #

        Crazy. I was a managing editor at a few well-known (in the community) military history magazines in my early days in publishing.

        I have never seen that photo, and I have seen a LOT of photos.

        Thanks, OG.

        • O.G. Hawkins July 9, 2021 at 11:19 pm #

          Thanks to St. EF, actually. It is a brilliant photograph.

          ——-

          You were Right, btw, St. EF. My Dispute Resolution Officer case conference did not go well yesterday.

          The guy even told me, “The Truth doesn’t necessarily matter.”

          They are fucking my life’s work regardless of how much Truth & evidence I present.

          Sad but True.

        • Wizard of the Saddle July 15, 2021 at 11:46 am #

          I’ve never seen this photo before either and I’m a complete war nerd. Thanks for posting, If that pic did not win a Pulitzer for the photographer, it should have.

      • Islander July 9, 2021 at 9:08 pm #

        Holy s—.

        surreal.

        What would be the caption to that picture?

        Why all of those boots strewn around?

    • Blackbird July 10, 2021 at 2:21 pm #

      A “failed mission”? Seriously? Afghanistan gave us: the Patriot Act (and it’s regular enhancements), Iraq, Syria, Libya, the Muslim invasion of Europe… Afghanistan, the gift that keeps on giving.

      Humans, and the psychopaths that rule them, have differing definitions on just what constitutes “winning”.

      • MaryQueen July 10, 2021 at 5:25 pm #

        Big 20 year bonanza for the PTB. Yep.

  47. thirdcoastlegend July 9, 2021 at 4:38 pm #

    Here is a pretty good piece at Medium with a pretty clear explanation why the spike proteins are so potentially bad to have in one’s system:

    https://op-edaily.medium.com/covid-19-vaccines-may-be-the-biggest-uh-oh-in-history-4c5f7dc43fd

    • Islander July 9, 2021 at 5:26 pm #

      Link get error message 410: In violation of rules.

      • thirdcoastlegend July 9, 2021 at 5:54 pm #

        Not surprised, Medium is typically a Woke-leaning site.

  48. O.G. Hawkins July 9, 2021 at 5:14 pm #

    SHOCKING – latest Public Health England data shows vaccinated 3.4x more likely to die if hospitalised than nonvaxxed.
    July 9, 2021 by IWB

    SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern and variants under investigation in England?Technical briefing 18?9 July 2021
    Shocking – latest Public Health England data shows vaccinated 3.4x more likely to die if hospitalised than nonvaxxed.

    assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/1000678/Variants_of_Concern_VOC_Technical_Briefing_18.pdf??

    Page 42?
    Reinfection events March to May, 81% occured after participants had received their second vaxx jab. April to 27 June 93% of reinfections had received second jab.

    https://www.investmentwatchblog.com/shocking-latest-public-health-england-data-shows-vaccinated-3-4x-more-likely-to-die-if-hospitalised-than-nonvaxxed/

    • Slugoon July 10, 2021 at 4:37 am #

      Thanks for the link OG.

      So, from 1 Feb to 21 Jun a total of 257 people died with the ‘Delta’ variant within 28 days of a positive test. Of those, 118 were fully vaccinated, 45 were partially vaccinated and 92 were unvaccinated.

      Safe and effective!

    • Slugoon July 10, 2021 at 5:09 am #

      Another interesting graph is on page 20 of that report. It shows the case numbers of each variant from when they were first detected. They all rise for about two months then level off, and never reach more than 1000 cases anyway, in some instances no more than a hundred or so.

      The exception, the ‘Delta’ variant, looks like it’s got to three months and is starting to level off, not that it matters since the report also shows vaccinations don’t make any difference anyway.

      Why are they/we tying ourselves in knots and chasing our tails with all this? It’s like if five years ago we’d mass tested everyone, inevitably found a bit of cold or flu virus present in most people, and just freaked out. Why are we now trying to track and micromanage everyone’s bodies at the cellular level. This must be the ultimate human hubris.

      • MaryQueen July 10, 2021 at 8:56 am #

        Well, when you start with the fact that ‘cases’ don’t exist and are made up, the rest falls apart.

        But people can’t stop ‘believing’ in ‘cases’ so the hoax continues.

        • Slugoon July 10, 2021 at 10:10 am #

          I think cases exist but only to the extent that you can design a test to detect anything and then call it a ‘case’. Run a PCR test at a high-cycle threshold and you’re going to find something but in my view it’s irrelevant.

          What does it matter if 60 million Britons or 300 million Americans are carrying some form of it and are classed as ‘cases’. They could have mass tested for the flu or the common cold in any year prior and found millions of ‘cases’. The only difference between Covid and regular flu is that the excess deaths went up by a whole 0.1% for a brief moment and now look to have returned to normal.

          It’s almost as if they don’t want to let go of the pandemic, and by ‘they’ I mean both authorities and the general public. The authorities have politicised and weaponised it but I don’t know what excuse the general public has, other than half of them having the brains of a hamster.

          • MaryQueen July 10, 2021 at 5:28 pm #

            Of course they don’t. They are using it to usher in global techno-feudalism.

            That’s why they are spending trillions to keep the grift going.

            From the chancellor of our college district last week: “our district hasn’t seen even ONE CASE so far in the pandemic.” Next sentence, he went on a 10 minute explanation of all the draconian protocols that will be put into place so that people can return ‘safely’. They are getting millions in Covid19 bribery money to keep the scam alive.

  49. Night Owl July 9, 2021 at 5:24 pm #

    State coppers swarming the ‘burbs in Australia, telling people to get vaxxed.

    There is no global plan, no siree.

    Don’t label me a conspiracy theorist! The WEF is toothless. There is NO plan. Please whatever you do — not that!

    https://twitter.com/husserl80/status/1413513579861471236

    LOL.

    • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 5:48 pm #

      They really should not have given up their guns.

    • thirdcoastlegend July 9, 2021 at 5:55 pm #

      The tinmen actually think their pensions will be worth something if the WEF transhumanist agenda is implemented?

      How quaint.

      • Night Owl July 9, 2021 at 6:02 pm #

        They will be converted to SchwabBux.

        Redeemable at select New Normal retailers.

        • thirdcoastlegend July 9, 2021 at 6:13 pm #

          For a few years I’ve been joking Amazon should be renamed, “US Company Store.”

          I was wrong.

          It should be called, “The GloboCorp Store.”

  50. Yohannon July 9, 2021 at 5:28 pm #

    https://dailystormer.su/homosexual-song-were-coming-for-your-children-we-are-defeated-but-there-shall-be-no-surrender/

    The Gay Men’s Chorus of San Francisco is facing major pushback. Now they’re pretending it was just a joke! Nobody’s laughing on our side. This is a Song of Triumph – but perhaps a bit too soon…..

    • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 6:08 pm #

      As Hitler said, “We already have your children.”

      And so they have.

      • Yohannon July 9, 2021 at 9:01 pm #

        As if two are comparable. Everyone tries to “get” the children. It’s called education.

        From the Leftist pov, Christian home-schooling is demonic. But they’re wrong. Christian home schooling is good for the most part. Their schooling is the demonic one.

        • MaryQueen July 10, 2021 at 8:55 am #

          Yes, I understand that education is how they get them. Along with Hollywood TV & movies, video games, etc.

  51. Bill7 July 9, 2021 at 5:38 pm #

    Beryl of Oyl said:

    > They are trying to eliminate the control group by vaccinating everyone. That does not make sense from a scientific standpoint. <

    You are right, but it sure does make sense if obfuscation is the goal..

    (wish I could reply inline, but there was no 'reply' button for your
    and other comments; Mmm.)

    • Night Owl July 9, 2021 at 5:44 pm #

      It is just the crappy WordPress architecture. Direct replies are cut off after a certain number. I would love to meet the genius who devised this system.

      • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 6:30 pm #

        WordPress is great if you have the right template. I have built over 40 WP sites. The problem here is that I don’t think he’s updated anything for a long time, and the technology has changed, among other things.

        • Night Owl July 10, 2021 at 2:28 pm #

          Ok. Well, this build certainly complicates conversation sometimes.

          • MaryQueen July 10, 2021 at 5:29 pm #

            Sure does. But if he built it a few years ago, there weren’t as many options as now.

  52. bob July 9, 2021 at 5:41 pm #

    When the present is worse than the past you know you are on the wrong path.

    • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 6:14 pm #

      Yes, the future has become something that causes existential angst.

  53. MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 5:43 pm #

    Number of Deaths Reported After COVID Vaccines Jumps by More Than 2,000 in 1 Week, According to VAERS

    VAERS data released today by the CDC showed a total of 438,441 reports of adverse events from all age groups following COVID vaccines, including 9,048 deaths and 41,015 serious injuries between Dec. 14, 2020 and July 2, 2021.

    Data released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) included 9,049 reports of deaths, across all age groups, following COVID vaccines — an increase of more than 2,000 compared with the previous week. The data comes directly from reports submitted to the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS).

    VAERS is the primary government-funded system for reporting adverse vaccine reactions in the U.S. Reports submitted to VAERS require further investigation before a causal relationship can be confirmed.

    Every Friday, VAERS makes public all vaccine injury reports received as of a specified date, usually about a week prior to the release date.

    Data released today show that between Dec. 14, 2020 and July 2, 2021, a total of 438,441 total adverse events were reported to VAERS, including 9,048 deaths — an increase of 2,063 over the previous week. There were 41,015 serious injury reported during the same time period — up 6,950 compared with last week.”

    https://childrenshealthdefense.org/defender/cdc-vaers-deaths-reported-covid-vaccines/

  54. Night Owl July 9, 2021 at 5:49 pm #

    An additional post on the Corona Ausschuss meeting I posted up top.

    MRNA tech. inventor Robert Malone joins the Ausschuss at 2:21:50.

    In English.

    Remember, it isn’t a global plan. That is all “conspiracy.”

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jtc-_0tkeog

    • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 6:07 pm #

      THanks, been seeing his name a lot. Will check it out.

      • thirdcoastlegend July 9, 2021 at 6:15 pm #

        I watched his interview on TrialSite News, I wasn’t that impressed.

        He and the host wasted lots of time talking about how non-political they are, how he’s not trying to scare anyone, how all the jab injuries and deaths are super rare….just way too close to the establishment talking points for my taste.

        • Night Owl July 9, 2021 at 6:23 pm #

          I agree to a point, but given his disposition and approach to media, it is quite telling that he is at the CA.

          He is no Mike Yeadon, but IMO, the criminals can’t keep the toothpaste in the tube any longer.

          • Islander July 9, 2021 at 9:25 pm #

            IMO Malone’s interview here is excellent:
            https://www.conservativewoman.co.uk/scandal-of-the-rushed-rollout-censored-vaccine-expert-speaks-out/

            Already posted somewhere on this thread, which is why I found it.
            Yeah, he is as far as i can say, or hear, giving a clear account of the relevant scientific facts—quite a lot of info I have not heard elsewhere,

            For instance, he explains clearly, in the context of BIOETHICS, the different checklists of regulators for traditional vaccines and for “gene therapy vaccines.” This list predates 2020. Yet they used the checklist for testing trad vaccines, not for “gene therapy vaccines.” He comments that all the regulators worldwide seem to have decided that they would use, basically, the wrong checklist. So, he kind of leaves that hanging in the air. He is being VERY careful in how he frames his statements. He even says this, as he has been canceled by TPTB.

            His technical explanations are really clear. E.g., of the issue of age groups, collection of data, background “masking” data that can fog up important signals in the data for older vs. clarity of signals in younger cohorts, Etc.

            Highly recommended by moi!!

            IMO any highly qualified experts who are speaking out—McCullough, Malone– really have to watch their backs.

            Just read a fantastic book about the Dreyfus affair/scandal (Harris, An Officer and a Spy), and when they finally got a powerful attorney on the side of justice for Dreyfus, guess what? There was an attempt on his life *on the way to the court house* where the (second) trial of Dreyfus, also a stitched-up deal, was taking place.
            https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fernand_Labori#/media/File:Petit_journal_8_27_1899_Fernand_Labori.jpg

          • O.G. Hawkins July 9, 2021 at 10:52 pm #

            Here is the 1st comment after that article:

            checked today.. deaths reported to vaers has jumped from 6500 (ish, i can’t remember the exact amount) last friday, to 9048 now, saturday… are they catching up on some reports.. or has there been a massive rise in deaths this last week ?

            VAERS was stuck at Just under 6k forever. I commented a week or two ago that they could easily query their database daily to update the stats.

            Regardless, now over 9k deaths in VAERS and they are going door-to-door looking for more guinea pigs.

          • MaryQueen July 10, 2021 at 8:51 am #

            Thanks, Islander, for the articles.

    • SvrzoH July 10, 2021 at 9:20 am #

      Like watching and listening Ben Bernanke in 2008.
      Even the voice is almost there.
      Admire the folks on the video keeping the straight face during his
      conflict-of-interest-drivel.

  55. thirdcoastlegend July 9, 2021 at 6:19 pm #

    Greater Sydney, NSW, Australia going back into lockdown over 44 cold infections:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fW_RQgRRgbQ

    Pitiful.

    I knew Aussies were just a bunch of overrated loudmouths with an intriguing accent when I was traveling, this just confirms it.

    • Night Owl July 9, 2021 at 6:24 pm #

      Yes, it remains quite interesting to watch what they are doing to the test-bed countries.

      Trudeau just announced that the non-vaccinated are not welcome in Canada.

      • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 7:07 pm #

        Canada, UK, Australia and Germany seem really bad… worse than the US, I think.

        • O.G. Hawkins July 9, 2021 at 10:34 pm #

          Canadians, by in large, are sheeple.

          Most would rather take a poisonous jab of death or 2 than make a fuss.

          Sad but True.

      • Amman July 10, 2021 at 5:06 pm #

        Non-vaccinated tourists.

    • gustafson.robert.22 July 9, 2021 at 7:04 pm #

      Soome-one een tha beelabong waz sneefling an sneezen maite… toym ta lawkdaywn ayebsolootelay

    • BackRowHeckler July 9, 2021 at 9:42 pm #

      I used to think highly of the Aussies,

      It was mostly based upon the movies ‘Breaker Morant’, and ‘Gallipoli’.

      Brh

    • MaryQueen July 10, 2021 at 8:52 am #

      No one can have a cold or flu now, it’s all covid.

      And covid19 if it ever existed, was just last year’s cold season coronavirus. So its’ been gone since around June 2020.

      But yeah “I have COVID!” has replaced “I’ve got a cold”.

  56. Jo-G July 9, 2021 at 7:42 pm #

    “Thank you, but I’m not interested in your organization… and please take me off your mailing list. Have a nice day!”

    If you answer the door they’ll note your reaction for big data. Better to say “I’ve had it.” and close the door so their is a chance they’ll mis-categorize you as having volunteered for the treatment, and leave you alone.

    If it is so safe and effective as the government says why don’t they just approve it fully? VIOXX got approved then repealed because of rare heart problems. You’d think a journalist would write truthfully why it hasn’t been given full approval so we could make an informed decision.

    • Yohannon July 9, 2021 at 8:57 pm #

      The FDA is corrupt. They’re slow walking it to make it seem like they’re being careful. But they’re in on it and they will approve it. Forgone conclusion.

      • MrMangoOnMyShoulder July 9, 2021 at 9:22 pm #

        And when they do, the govt can declare a medical emergency and officially mandate the vaccine.

        Neat.

        It will be an interesting time.

      • MrMangoOnMyShoulder July 9, 2021 at 9:23 pm #

        Guessing it’ll just be a matter of months.

  57. MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 7:57 pm #

    Hahahahaha! The mainstream cannot ignore it. People Magazine!

    https://people.com/travel/celebrity-millennium-cruise-passengers-test-positive-covid/

    • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 8:02 pm #

      Of course the tests are BS so, what’s really going on here?

    • MrMangoOnMyShoulder July 9, 2021 at 8:27 pm #

      Good lord…so two people tested positive at the end of the trip, only because there was mandatory testing before and after the trip.

      Both asymptomatic, yet they’re now being quarantined (de facto imprisoned at the end of their vacation) and monitored by a medical team until further notice.

      And the entire crew and passenger list is being subjected to extensive contact tracing (ten bucks they all have to quarantine at their homes or something, too). Was anyone else within six feet of these two in the pool or in one of the dining rooms at any time on the cruise? Oh, no!

      All because two people tested positive for a cold they don’t even notice.

      Bizarro World, keep on truckin’.

      • MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 8:45 pm #

        Right? I’m sure they’re all like, “well, then, OK. I don’t mind spending a few thou to make sure I’m SAFE”.

      • Yohannon July 9, 2021 at 9:41 pm #

        And you know what? That enforced isolation is probably a blessing in disguise, the best kind of “vacation”. As Sean says, people are so extraverted that they can hardly think at all anymore.

        What is more inane than a cruise? Or swimming in a pool surrounded by the ocean? Surrounded by other mindless, domesticated primates? Fun? What is fun? Is fun, fun, or some kind of bizarre duty?

        Rather, give me a Coleman lantern and an Axe and I will clear a path to the Next Civilization. And let no undead stand in my way….

        • O.G. Hawkins July 9, 2021 at 10:27 pm #

          You have a Warrior Spirit, Yoho.

        • Blackbird July 10, 2021 at 2:41 pm #

          Hard to find anything more ridiculous than a cruise ship. Why not just stay home, flush $10,000 down the toilet, get obnoxiously drunk, and watch the ocean on TV – with a few hundred of your best friends?

          • MaryQueen July 10, 2021 at 5:33 pm #

            I’d have more fun doing that.

  58. MaryQueen July 9, 2021 at 8:22 pm #

    I know that the chemtrail angle is not popular among some even up here, and geo-engineering in general. I have studied it enough to know that it is not only possible but has been being done for decades.

    I am convinced that it is behind a lot of the crazy weather and fires, etc. In any case, it is multi-layered and complex.

    Putting this out there for those who have open minds that may be interested:

    ““This latest interview from Orwell City [linked below] has some mind-blowing announcements. The waves of “Covid-19” are created through chemtrail and other spray dispersals of graphene oxide. This explains for the first time the inexplicable outbreak early in the plandemic in Iran. All parts of the plandemic are geared toward graphene oxide delivery to our brains including the PCR tests, the wearing of masks and of course being vaccinated. Graphene oxide nanoparticles act as nanobiosensors once they are installed in neurons which will serve both to be read by and lit up to neuromodulate our behavior, emotions and feelings through an AI network. This is the mechanics of the transhuman agenda.

    Once the graphene oxide enhanced brains are lit up, their behaviors will be blamed on a new variant as the justification for more booster injections of GO because as a heavy metal, we can eliminate it over time. The 2 best ways to speed up GO elimination are by taking glutathione and chlorine dioxide, the former an antioxidant and the latter an oxidant, so they must be staggered in application to work instead of neutralizing each other.

    There is more in the article to read if interested.”

    —Rob Cohen

    https://www.orwell.city/2021/07/brain-tsunami.html

    • O.G. Hawkins July 9, 2021 at 10:21 pm #

      Very interesting. Thank you.

    • Slugoon July 10, 2021 at 8:32 am #

      I’m pretty sure that what comes out of turbine exhausts is mainly water vapour. Are we saying the fuel suppliers have added something into their avtur to deliberately infect the population?

      I don’t know if graphene is magnetic but aircraft engines have magnetic chip detectors in them to attract and retain any magnetic particles.

      Also, if such a compound was being sprayed into the atmosphere, would it not affect everybody equally or do the master planners have some method to avoid inhaling it?

      • O.G. Hawkins July 10, 2021 at 9:25 am #

        Also, if such a compound was being sprayed into the atmosphere, would it not affect everybody equally or do the master planners have some method to avoid inhaling it?

        Good question, Slugger.

        And thanks again for bringing rare expert knowledge to CFN.

        I never knew that magnetic chip detectors were keeping us safe up there. I only marginally understand how my Hyundai Santa Fe works.

      • MaryQueen July 10, 2021 at 5:35 pm #

        Well an ex-military woman exposed that yes they are spraying chemicals and have been for years. But like any other crap they are doing, the whistleblowers are ignored.

        Dave Wigington reports on this and has for years, but people call him a conspiracy theorist even though he has interviews with quite a few high-up military or ex-military, etc. people saying the same.

        Regular contrails disappear in a few seconds, but these stay in the atmosphere and spread out changing the sky. I have been aware of them for decades.

        There are also videos of the PTB brass bragging that they could control the weather, back in 1960s or so.

      • MaryQueen July 10, 2021 at 5:40 pm #

        Asthma has gone up exponentially (yet another reason I left the bay area since it’s the worst in the nation, and I contracted asthma there).

        The air is poisoned, water is poisoned, earth is poisoned, food is poisoned.

        This is why most folks I know have some sort of immune disorder. In fact, I’d be hard-pressed to find anyone over 40 who doesn’t have one. My friends have: Lyme disease, lupus, fibro mialgia, autism, Reynaud’s Disease, asthma, Reactive Airway Disease, Crone’s disease, early onset Alzheimers… and these are all fit people with extremely healthy lifestyles. None of this was the case with the generation before us.

        No one is researching this except a few independent journalists and documentary makers, for obvious reasons.

    • Blackbird July 10, 2021 at 3:07 pm #

      I’m agnostic on the chemtrail issue. Checked some sites a few years ago that were filled to the rim with “fudge nuttery”. On the other hand, cloud-seeding has been going on for decades, and lunatics like Billy Gates want to cover the sky with a protective blanket to protect us from ourselves, so I can’t completely dismiss the notion.

      Doesn’t seem a very effective means for accomplishing some of the things that have been credited to chemtrails though. For example, drugging people – gonna waste a lot of expensive neurotoxins falling on buildings and trees – and not much control over who it does and doesn’t hit and how much of a dose they get. Creating shade, ok, a little more effective, but how much effort and cost for how much cooling?

      Seems like it would be easy, but expensive, to get some answers: send up some planes to collect samples from alleged chemtrails. I would think that enough people are interested that crowdfunding should be an option. I’d contribute – after reading and approving the sampling plan of course. If graphene oxide were found to be raining from the skies, I’d be more surprised at the wasteful dispersal technique, than by the intentional poisoning of the people by their masters.

      • Slugoon July 10, 2021 at 4:05 pm #

        Quite. I’d say creating shade was as unlikely as drug dispersal with more than half a billion sq.km of sky to cover in an ever-changing atmosphere.

      • MaryQueen July 11, 2021 at 7:36 pm #

        Well, it’s heating things up and destroying the ozone, not cooling things down.

        And since I have learned that hotter climate periods are times of abundance while mini ice ages are when all the bad plagues, etc. happened, it put me in another line of thinking.

        It’s good when the planet is warmer, naturally.

        But now they are spraying chemicals all over the sky affecting things. That’s not good no matter how you try to justify it. Remember also these are the same assholes who brought us 9/11 and this covid19 hoax.

    • Redneck Liberal July 10, 2021 at 6:23 pm #

      Stunning, what crap you’ll swallow. I guess after years & years of it, it’s become just an unshakeable habit now, like smack or meth. Similar brain-rotting effect, too, no doubt.

    • MaryQueen July 11, 2021 at 7:37 pm #

      Well at some point it will be evident, actually it is now, but those of you in The Truman Show would rather live in denial.

      Not my problem. Obviously, you can’t stand anyone having an opinion that diverges from MSDNC and CNN.

      That’s why we all laugh at you, Fake Trae.

  59. RocketDoc July 9, 2021 at 9:36 pm #

    It is difficult to straddle the immense divide between the vaccinators and the never-jabbers. My preference is to run the experimental trial under voluntary conditions. Time will clarify the data. The hurry up and get poked crowd believes we can “knock out” the virus if everyone would just cooperate.

    I tend to be a contrarian and appreciate the cautious. I don’t like being lied to 3 times by authorities: 1) It’s a natural virus, 2) there is no early treatment and 3) the PCR test indicates a “case”. Everybody willing to run the risk of infection and long Covid is a hero. And if the vaccine is a depopulation policy, they will be the survivors too.

    But if I am reporting honestly, having attended 4 weddings in the last 3 months, the genetic modification medical treatment among my peer group has returned conditions to normal. With hundreds of contacts in the last months, a large family of 6 brothers/sisters and their children and grandchildren, all have had no problems. No patients have had problems. I do think the vaccine is at least 10x more flawed than all others but it has removed the fear of hospitalization and that is welcome.

    I am more than just concerned about health mandates that restrict freedom and pharmaceutical companies that have played politics to make oodles of money and killed the unwary. Like the financial crisis and the Russia hoax, I would appreciate some prosecutions. Most people do not see the grim backstory of this pandemic.

    Elections go to those who organize to win them. Trump may have “won” but he doesn’t plan well. The disaffected are poorly represented by that charlatan. Elections here in Alabama w paper ballots, limited absentee voting, and poll workers from both parties seem fair enough to me though I would wish for a more informed electorate.

    • Slugoon July 10, 2021 at 2:37 am #

      I share your observations Doc. I don’t know anybody who has reacted adversely to a vaccine, other than feeling slightly unwell afterwards, BUT I also don’t know anybody who has had more than a sniffle from Covid in over 16 months of a so-called global pandemic and that’s why I struggle to understand why we allowed it to become such a hysteria.

      You mention that vaccines have returned conditions to ‘normal’ for your peers but the likelihood is they were never abnormal. If not for TV, radio and social media, the vast majority of us would have gone through life exactly as before. It has been a psychological pandemic as much as a biological one and one that has made a lot of easy money for a lot of well-connected people, as always.

      • BackRowHeckler July 10, 2021 at 6:00 am #

        Unfortunately, tens of thousands of people lost their small businesses, their livelihoods, and their sanity.

        • MrMangoOnMyShoulder July 10, 2021 at 7:56 am #

          It’s a hell of a lot more people than that…or at least that are now needlessly on the edge instead of steadily getting by like they were before this mess.

          • O.G. Hawkins July 10, 2021 at 11:06 am #

            Right. This is global. Take whatever Heckler was thinking and multiply that by 20.

      • RocketDoc July 10, 2021 at 6:46 pm #

        Slug-
        Between Thanksgiving and Christmas 2019, I had 3 patients (at their recalls after the New Year 2020) say they had the worst flu they had ever had. Literally, thought they were going to die. One, who I knew well, I asked to take an antibody test for Covid in the summer of 2020. And he did have antibodies to Covid. ??? I have known other people with bad cases.
        My son’s GF from high school is a nurse and got Covid May 2020. She is 25 and was hospitalized 3 days. She’s fine now. My son had a 3 day mild case. He said it was short and intense and no picnic. He’s 24 and has no health issues. His roommate had the mildest case imaginable but did test positive. He suddenly lost his sense of taste and smell one month after recovering and it lasted 2 months. For a month he was fine but then came down with long Covid for the last 4 months. Definitionally, he is NOT long Covid because he has returned to work and can cope BUT he has a plethora of strange symptoms from extreme fatigue, to heart palpitations, and worrisome “brain fog”. He was very slowly getting better this Spring when I suggested he take Ivermectin. He did not but when he was eligible for the vaccine in May 2021 he took that and he reports that it has helped his symptoms. They have continued to moderate.

        The virus is very real and can have unpredictable effects. The second Pfizer shot made my daughter very sick for 18 hours. (I could not persuade her to wait a few months-she had actually signed up to be in the trial in August/Sept 2020 but got the placebo. She wanted to participate.) I told her there was a well known maxim in the military to ‘never volunteer’. I haven’t been in the military so I actually wouldn’t know but it seemed like a good rule to me when heroes are sought

        My business has been whacked hard. I read the list of local businesses receiving PPP loans and was flabbergasted: a local plumbing company $4 million. ENT Associates (physicians) $4.5 million, 159,000 small businesses receiving an average of $60,000 in the state of Alabama. My staff made more money than I could ever pay them. I have no idea who is screwed and who is sitting pretty. Economic conditions continue to just explode. One example, 376 houses for sale and 2,500 realtors. They all sell over ask. That’s just perverse.

        The magnet thing on your arm is nonsense. I can’t get any magnets to stick unless I lick them and that’s only for 5 seconds….

        • Slugoon July 10, 2021 at 11:53 pm #

          I accept that it’s real and I accept that it affects more people than the seasonal flu but I’m still in the ‘so what’ category. It ain’t the bubonic plague but I understand that if you are a qualified doctor you may have a more neutral and informed view than I do.

          I had four days in bed in December 2019, which has never happened to me before. I felt dreadful and can only imagine that something like that could easily finish somebody old and frail off. And it does. It happens to tens of thousands of people each year in the UK but we don’t lock down the country and treat everyone like they’ve got leprosy.

          Why haven’t I, or anybody else in the UK, been tested for antibodies? Where is the research or interest in that? It went straight to the indiscriminate use of experimental vaccines as the only solution.

          I know somebody always has to go first when trialling new treatments and without those pioneers we wouldn’t even have conventional vaccines but why the rush? Why this clamour to stick chemicals into every man, woman and child when the statistics demonstrate that a substantial number of those people don’t need it. There’s are reasons why mRNA technology has never been approved before in three decades, and this is no better than another trial.

          Hope your business picks up.

    • MaryQueen July 11, 2021 at 7:38 pm #

      No one likes to talk about this, but more kids died of suicide than Covid19 – a LOT more.

      More proof the PTB don’t give a rat’s ass about the population, and this isn’t about our health.

  60. Yohannon July 9, 2021 at 9:58 pm #

    Shalamith Firestone quotes

    “In the radical feminist view, the new feminism is not just the revival of a serious political movement for social equality. It is the second wave of the most important revolution in history. Its aim: the overthrow of the oldest, most rigid class/caste system in existence, the class system based on sex – a system consolidated over thousands of years, lending the archetypal male and female roles and undeserved legitimacy and seeming permanence.”
    ? Shulamith Firestone, The Dialectic of Sex: The Case for Feminist Revolution

    “…childbirth is at best necessary and tolerable. It is not fun.
    (Like shitting a pumpkin, a friend of mine told me when I inquired about the Great-Experience-You-Are-Missing.)”
    ? Shulamith Firestone, The Dialectic of Sex: The Case for Feminist Revolution

    “A mother who undergoes a nine-month pregnancy is likely to feel that the product of all that pain and discomfort ‘belongs’ to her.”
    ? Shulamith Firestone, The Dialectic of Sex: The Case for Feminist Revolution

    “The patriarchal family was only the most recent in a string of ‘primary’ social organizations, all of which defined woman as a different species due to her unique childbearing capacity. The term family was first used by the Romans to denote a social unit the head of which ruled over wife, children, and slaves – under Roman law he was invested with the rights of life and death over them all; famulus means domestic slave, and familia is the total number of slaves belonging to one man.”
    ? Shulamith Firestone, The Dialectic of Sex: The Case for Feminist Revolution

    “The demands of Sex Privatization contradict the demands of the Beauty Ideal, causing the severe feminine neurosis about personal appearance.”
    ? Shulamith Firestone, The Dialectic of Sex: The Case for Feminist Revolution

    “The pervasion of image has so deeply altered our very relationships to ourselves that even men have become objects–if never erotic objects.”
    ? Shulamith Firestone, The Dialectic of Sex: The Case for Feminist Revolution

    “Whichever it is, he does not question it, not understanding that his own behavior has been or could be a determining influence.”
    ? Shulamith Firestone, The Dialectic of Sex: The Case for Feminist Revolution

    “…new theories and new movements do not develop in a vacuum, they arise to spearhead the necessary social solutions to new problems resulting from contradictions in the environment.”
    ? Shulamith Firestone, The Dialectic of Sex: The Case for Feminist Revolution

    “…the end goal of feminist revolution must be…not just the elimination of male privilage but of the sex distinction itself: genital differences between human beings would no longer matter culturally.”
    ? Shulamith Firestone, The Dialectic of Sex: The Case for Feminist Revolution

    Yoho: Just as Marxism is about far more than economics per se, or as they put it, “Everything is economics”, just so Feminism is about far more equality. They want to transform everything, certainly our sexual roles and identity. One easily sees from the quote right above, how Radical Feminism helped set the stage for the Tranny movement. As did the Gays a bit later. And then the Transhumanists and the Medical Lobby. Streams feeding into a river, just waiting for Capital to be unleashed upon the world. As Shulamith herself says, things don’t arise in a vacuum but from previous causes.

    She’s not one of really big Theorists. I’ve never seen her in a bookstore. But it does show that some very radical ideas were kicking around from the beginning of the modern Feminist movement.

    Nor is she wrong about everything. She (and the others) have real insights. The Roman model was very extreme – as is the traditional Muslim one today. Yes, people are “enslaved” by their bodies and roles. But the quest to overcome that is a subtle and inner one – not blowing them up in a vast social movements that destroy all social and national structure – as per the desire of the Globalists.

    I mean it’s not compatible with Nationalism, right? They’re against America and every other nation, eagerly allying with Muslims and Minorities because they aren’t US, their men, their greatest enemies.

    • gustafson.robert.22 July 9, 2021 at 10:29 pm #

      One more post beating my “primitivist” horse

      I tend to see feminism, like many other contemporary issues, as rising out of imbalances birthed by the intensive-agricultural re-organization of human society.

      feel that the sense of oppression and rigidity connoted by the feminist idea of “hegemonistic male oppression” or whatever… is actually a reaction against the rigidity of the intensive-agricultural nation-state system, to a significant extent.

      More primitively organized tribal life is looser, freer. There is more true autonomy in a day-to-day sense.
      It’s just more relaxed. It lessens this sense of “oppression” by malevolent social powers for all tribal members in comparison to complex civ setups. Tribal life is a social equalizer, a calming agent. It’s more satisfying. Are there tensions between sexes? Absolutely. Do they bloom into the kind of chronic infection contemporary feminism reflects? No

      • Yohannon July 10, 2021 at 12:27 am #

        Much truth there. But do dig up recent footage of Amazonians burying kids alive. Population control. They’re green! In Africa, they can’t seem to do it so honestly, needing to call kids witches and torture them to death.

        Albinos are also prized for their body parts in African Medicine, lol. Think Whites weren’t/aren’t also valued?

        It is thought that a young Queen Elizabeth once waltzed with an African leader who had participated in the Mau Mau ceremonies.

        Hope your horse is alright….

        • gustafson.robert.22 July 10, 2021 at 12:54 am #

          Yeah, primitive living arrangements don’t suddenly and magically bathe all in enlightenment. I do want a version somewhat more toward enlightened end of the apectrum

          • Yohannon July 10, 2021 at 12:28 pm #

            Yes, Marx equated technical advancement and consciousness as one and the same – as does everyone now, so great has been his influence.

            But it’s not entirely true. People living the same farming or hunter-gatherer lifestyle can vary enormously at the cultural level or in their outlook.

      • Blackbird July 10, 2021 at 3:25 pm #

        As a hunter-gatherer, that horse is more likely food than conveyance. When you run out of bananas, you’re gonna be on foot looking for more. Hope you’re not on an island. Hope the drought isn’t too wide-spread…

        A serious problem with maintaining a hunter-gatherer level of existence is that all radical ideas of “improvement” have to be snuffed out. What are you gonna do when your neighbor says, “Hey Gus, before you eat that horse, mind if I climb up on its back and ride it around a bit?” Your neighbor’s quirks may seem innocent enough, but inside that coconut balanced between his shoulders a cultural revolution is incubating.

        I have read that the Aborigines maintained their cultural purity by banning anything that didn’t exist in the Dreamtime, so apparently it has been done.

  61. wwg1wga July 9, 2021 at 10:50 pm #

    Behold, a dose of old republic reality:
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=aVyNPNoexUM&list=PLl55Zh3U2VW7YD-JKHT0vYIk1ZCrK7c4-&index=3

  62. tom clark July 9, 2021 at 11:03 pm #

    Not too early to think about the greetings on your 2021 Christmas cards:

    To my Democrat friends:
    Please accept with no obligation, implied or implicit, my best wishes for an environmentally conscious, socially responsible, low-stress, non-addictive, gender neutral celebration of the winter solstice holiday, practiced within the most enjoyable religious persuasion of your choice, with respect for the religious/secular persuasion of others or their choice not to practice religious or secular traditions at all. I also wish you a fiscally successful, personally fulfilling and medically uncomplicated recognition of the onset of the generally accepted calendar year of 2021, but not without due respect for the calendar of other cultures whose contributions to society have made America great. This, wish is made without regard for the race, creed, color, age, physical ability, religious faith or sexual preference of the wish.

    To my Republican friends:
    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year in the year of our Lord Jesus Christ, 2021.

  63. wwg1wga July 9, 2021 at 11:23 pm #

    In the old republic, it’s hard to believe we need a place called hell:
    https://apple.news/Ab3KLdWfiSfKhbxoYXrGycQ

    In the New Republic, it’s a beautiful morning!
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=5Wlkyv2d110&list=PLl55Zh3U2VW60XfXP-Hy2IOSGmRt5Db1b&index=2

  64. O.G. Hawkins July 9, 2021 at 11:29 pm #

    Vaccination Does Not Protect Against Delta Variant
    July 9, 2021

    Vaccination Does Not Protect Against Delta Variant
    Israeli Officials Announce that Half of Those Newly Affected with Covid Were Fully Vaccinated

    https://www.theepochtimes.com/half-of-adults-infected-in-latest-covid-19-outbreak-were-fully-vaccinated-israeli-officials_3874223.html

    The Open Question is whether the Delta Variant is caused by the vaccine.

    Governments are trying to create a new scare with the Delta Variant, but Boston University infectious disease specialist Davidson Hamer reports: “We are learning that many of the breakthrough infections are asymptomatic or they are very mild and brief in duration.”
    Don’t count on the facts prevailing. A return to lockdowns, masks, isolation, and booster shots of a dangerous “vaccine” is a likely agenda.

    https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2021/07/09/vaccination-does-not-protect-against-delta-variant/

    • O.G. Hawkins July 9, 2021 at 11:36 pm #

      As you can see from these few examples, there is enormous professional discontent with the “Covid pandemic.” Ask yourself why you hear nothing about it from the presstitutes and public health bureaucrats. Why are the politicians silent? Where is the public debate? We only hear what shills for Big Pharma are paid to say. What is really going on?

    • JohnAZ July 10, 2021 at 11:04 am #

      The effectivity of the Pfizer, the only vaccine in Israel is 64% or so. A definite drop. Pfizer is currently making a “booster” aimed at the Delta.

      Okay, why are these variants happening, where is the work going on to try to curb the changes? Nowhere.

      The Delta, epsilon and Lambdas are more contagious but less severe.

      Also, vaxxed folks have less severity, but even Un vaxxed are less sick.

      If the new variants are mostly feeding on the unvaxxed remainder, the younger set, no wonder it is less severe. The new vaccine may only be useful for older folks who are not immune after their shots.

      • KappaJoe July 10, 2021 at 3:34 pm #

        Wait until we hit the Omega variant, we’ll have to nuke the entire site from orbit (it’s the only way to be sure).

  65. Yohannon July 10, 2021 at 12:22 am #

    Women are no longer marriage material. So would any sane man marry them?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U045i4WoNFI

    Freedom to choose? Where? Do the girls ever get exposed to the traditional pov by Traditionalists themselves? Not slanderous or failed versions of it put out by its enemies?

  66. SoftStarLight July 10, 2021 at 4:53 am #

    Oh wow, so it really is RIP Tek. Poor Tek!! I do feel for him because it really was his mission and of course he was so zealous and the dogma lived in him. Hopefully he’ll take a bit more time to enjoy his yacht and golfing. It just goes to show how things can change so fast. Almost like one of the things that always seems all too real is change. And perhaps a major reason for all the tumult of the day is the rapid fire changes that at the moment seem to be engulfing all of society like a giant, uncontrollable conflagaration. It’s a system overload and malfunction. And it-s very easy to understand the natural desire for familiarity, routine, and rules. So it is a struggle for reality and whose reality will be the rule of the day. And in that way reality is far from baseless. And more like what all else is based upon.

    • MrMangoOnMyShoulder July 10, 2021 at 8:30 am #

      It’s a system overload and malfunction. And it-s very easy to understand the natural desire for familiarity, routine, and rules. So it is a struggle for reality and whose reality will be the rule of the day.

      The writers of The Matrix films would clearly agree with this.

      I believe CJ Hopkins had some good insight into the concept of reality itself in his most recent article as well.

      Also, while he may just be on vacation this week (on his “yacht”), I do hope Tekapo was canned. His ramblings certainly brought on many rebuttals…and while it could be kind of fun for a while, it also derailed nearly every conversation (no matter the topic) into trying to not let him get away with saying so many inflammatory untruths or half-truths. It seemed his goal was to waste time.

      • O.G. Hawkins July 10, 2021 at 9:18 am #

        Tekapo was so infuriating because of the constant ad homs, red herrings, strawmen and strawmen built out of his latest red herrings.

        I kept Hoping to Really engage logically in rational debate with a blanky.

        Alas, that is not possible. By definition.

        • BackRowHeckler July 10, 2021 at 9:54 am #

          We’ll hear from him again.

          Tepako is like the guy who gets kicked out of his local bar, then disguises himself with a Groucho mask and tries to sneak back in.

          • JohnAZ July 10, 2021 at 11:47 am #

            Po was a Liberal. The CFN discussions are based on rational thought, some logic, data, and sensible debate.

            All of Po’s discussions were hate Trump, emotional and right out of the daily update from the DNC. The Liberal side believes in change for change sake, proven or mostly not. Po provided a viewpoint that reflected where the country’s demographics are going, unfortunately. His style though was so confrontation and illogical at times that he pissed too many people off.

          • JohnAZ July 10, 2021 at 11:52 am #

            He also spoke out of his ego way too much. A gift he shared with others. ALL discussions