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You understand, of course, that Western Civ’s mass formation psychosis, like a horror movie franchise, requires the constant re-invention of its monsters and hobgoblins, and a constantly refreshed arsenal of weapons to defeat them. Covid is our mutating monster, but Big Pharma’s silver bullets and wooden stakes have proven quite lame. So, the resourceful superhero, Dr. Fauci (“The Science”), has induced his magic messenger, Santa Claus (a.k.a. the FDA), to deliver two brand-new light-sabers to humankind to keep millions of disordered minds churning with hope of slaying the object of their fear.

Enter stage-right-and-left: Paxlovid from Pfizer and Molnupiravir from Merck. The names alone sound like mysterious invocations from a druidical rite of redemption. How many times have you muttered Mol-Nu-Pir­-a-Vir opening the fridge in hopes of finding at least one last beer tucked away behind the mayonnaise and miso?

Paxlovid, you see, works as a DNA polymerase inhibitor, the same as (sshhhhh) ivermectin, except that, unlike ivermectin — which is considered about the safest drug in the world, and which won a Nobel prize for its inventor — Paxlovid is hardly tested at all. It is actually a two-drug treatment, requiring the HIV-drug ritonavir to give it a buddy-boost. The FDA calls it an “investigational drug,” meaning it is subject to Murphy’s Law, as the “vaccines” have proved to be. Nor has it passed through any approval process so far. It’s being released under an FDA emergency use authorization, which relieves Pfizer of any liability problem if people are harmed by it.)

Molnupiravir is a nucleoside agonist (that is, an ersatz component that can be plugged into nucleic acids….both RNA and DNA…. so that it’s availability  causes nonsense RNA and DNA to be synthesized and that in turn mucks up reproduction of viruses (albeit with risk as well to mammalian cells…hence it’s limitation to 5 days of use only.

Molnupiravir will cost $700 for a five-day course of treatment (ten pills) compared to $20 for a course of ivermectin. The US government bought $2.2 billion worth of Molnupiravir. The US government bought $5-billion worth of Paxlovid.

And so now we see why US public health officialdom and the non compos mentis “Joe Biden” & Co. worked so hard, along with social media and cable news, to outlaw all the other cheap and highly-effective Covid early treatment drugs on the scene. Not just ivermectin but fluvoxamine, hydroxychloroquine and so on. They’ve even interfered with deliveries of monoclonal antibodies to stifle their use. You can see clearly what a racketeering operation this has been all along between the FDA, the CDC, Dr. Fauci’s NIAID and the pharmaceutical industry.

There is also the shell game currently being played by Pfizer and its two “vaccines” — the one still under an emergency use authorization called BioNTech, and Pfizer’s replacement for that, Comirnaty, which has received an FDA approval under shady circumstances. The catch is, Pfizer refuses to release Comirnaty in the USA because approved drugs do not enjoy that shield against liability. Pfizer’s BioNTech vaxx has injured and killed many thousands of people the past year. If the two vaxxes are the same, you can expect Comirnaty to kill and injure plenty of victims, and Pfizer will be sued up its pfizoo.

Therefore, Pfizer is also working hard to confuse the public about whether the two drugs are actually the same or not. Ohio University tried to pull a switcheroo with its vaxx mandate, saying they’d made Comirnaty available to students, which is obviously untrue, since Pfizer won’t release it. They are using the unapproved BioNTech. Ohio law (HB 244, in effect this past October) prevents Ohio public schools from mandating vaccines not approved by the FDA. Hence, students at Ohio University are suing the school over its vaccine mandate.

Alas, the Omicron variant has turned into the Grinch that is stealing their Christmas. Omicron is so mild an illness that there has been perhaps one death from it in America — and who knows how chronically ill that patient was? (They won’t say, of course.) All week long, as it became increasingly evident Omicron was nothing to get worked-up about, the “Joe Biden” regime went into overdrive trying to cow the nation into another round of submission and more booster shots.

On Tuesday, the worked-up so-called president rolled out the phony trope that this latest act in the melodrama is a “crisis of the unvaccinated” — despite the fact that both vaxxed and unvaxxed are equally susceptible to Omicron, and the additional fact that Omicron spreads so effectively that in just a month it is displacing all the previous and more deadly Covid variants. Notice, though, that “Joe Biden” didn’t dare lay any lockdowns on the country, while the Supreme Court is preparing to give “JB” his second colonoscopy of the season when they reconvene after New Year’s to hear the cases against his vaxx mandate.

You can infer that this might mean the end of the Covid 19 pandemic extravaganza that has so benefited the party in power. It has given them free rein to the only policy exercise they know: pushing people around. If there’s any lesson that Americans need to draw about the Democratic Party’s motives during this two-year Covid horror show it is that “progressives” are determined to punish, coerce, and persecute the people of this land, while stealing as much of their wealth as possible, and driving our culture into a ditch.

So, with Omicron on the scene like an unexpected reality-test, the Democrats may be fresh out of monsters to terrify the populace. As the horror movie ends and the screen fades to black, the audience is apt to walk out from under that mass formation spell into the winter sunlight, blinking and gasping at the insane ordeal they’ve been subjected to. It’s already happening in a bunch of blue cities whose Democratic bosses have discovered that de-funding the police was a shuck-and-jive they now have to answer for.

Plenty of other matters await answering too, including perhaps the fate of Dr. Fauci and his many co-conspirators in the operation to kill more than a million Americans — when you figure in both Covid deaths and vaxx-related deaths, not to mention suicides and deaths by drugs and despair, not to mention countless injuries that people will not recover from. Robert F. Kennedy’s excellent book, The Real Anthony Fauci, is a comprehensive manual for bringing Dr. Fauci and dozens of his cohorts and accomplices into a court-of-law.

Get this: the SARs Covid-19 episode has been an engineered mind-fuck from start to finish. Western Civ has been taken for a ride, fleeced, shot in the head, and left in the trunk of a car abandoned on a lonely stretch of highway. As we turn the corner into 2022, millions of surviving, de-programmed Americans may get a little worked-up about what has been done to our country and just who is responsible for it.

This Christmas Eve, along with the valiant RFK, Jr., we can’t omit great thanks to some of the other brave medical researchers and doctors across the country who have sacrificed livelihoods to fight both for the peoples’ health and against the torrents of bad faith and dishonesty spewed out against the people of this land by their own government and its propaganda legions. Kudos to Dr. Robert Malone, Dr. Peter McCollough, Dr. Pierre Kory, Dr. Vladimir Zelenko, Dr. Scott Atlas, Dr. Chris Martenson, Dr. David Martin, Steve Kirsch, Dr. Bret Weinstein, Del Bigtree, Alex Berenson, Joe Rogan, Tucker Carlson, Glenn Greenwald, and many many others who are standing up against tyranny and coercion.

Correction: an earlier edition had Molnupiravir as a DNA polymerase inhibitor, but actually that is the action of Paxlovid. Molnupiravir is a nucleoside agonist. Thanks to Dr. Eric Zelnick for the assist.

 


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  1. Paul December 24, 2021 at 9:52 am #

    Merry Christmas to all, under the current circumstances, despite everything, and come what may!

    • Walter B December 24, 2021 at 11:00 am #

      For me at least, Merry was a hobbit in the LOTR and Christmas was a season for Great Joy. For whatever reason any of us might choose to express great joy this time of year, one of the best reasons IMHO is to be joyful of one of the most important things we have in this plane of existence, family.

      Herr Fauci, who would make a wonderful Gollum btw, has initiated a great plan of evil that has been taking away many of our families through premature death and unexplainable divisiveness between family members over the fear or lack thereof of Faucistein’s monster.

      Hold your loved ones close this year because the Demented Asshole in the fake oval office in the basement has threatened us all with great death this winter. While we can only hope that he will lead the way over the river for us, he’s probably going to live forever because true evil never dies.

      Merry Christmas to those of you that prefer the phrase and Happy Birthday Jesus for those of us who believe.

      • jerrydylan December 25, 2021 at 6:56 am #

        Well said Walter, cheers!

        • hortonz December 25, 2021 at 11:46 am #

          Merry Christmas to those of you who are at least nominally Christian and Happy Chanukah to all of you who are even nominally Jewish, There’s a joke going around that old uncle Joe has gotten a part in the upcoming Tarzan remake: he plays the part of cheetah. Kamala Harris plays Jane.

          • Walter B December 25, 2021 at 8:25 pm #

            Not a good joke for Jerky Joe is only qualified to play a muddy footprint on the treehouse floor.

  2. spaingaroo December 24, 2021 at 10:03 am #

    just gone back under OUTdoor mask mandates here in Spain.
    Jaja
    Didn’t comply with that the first time, so I know I won’t comply again.

    But about 70% of people never took them off during all these months that they haven’t been mandated.

    People go mad in mobs but they come to their senses slowly and one by one.

    • steppingup December 24, 2021 at 10:12 am #

      I don’t think they have any “sense” left to come back to. Too much nonsense overwhelmed them and they became catacovid….

    • JohnAZ December 24, 2021 at 10:18 am #

      Outdoor masking shows how mob psychology can lead to insanity.

      • Walter B December 24, 2021 at 11:01 am #

        It also points out the cowards and the idiots.

      • SvrzoH December 24, 2021 at 1:28 pm #

        For last two years, here in So Cal I had never had mask while outdoors and never felt as some “hero”, even as walking by masked zombies, since it wasn’t a “real test”.
        Honest assessment of our predicament is better than chest pumping due to some “small window of allowance” by the power.

        • Walter B December 24, 2021 at 3:01 pm #

          Those of us that have worked in clean room and industrial environments that require masks and respirators that actually work understand that fit tests have to be done and be successful and that those who have beards need to shave them off before respirators function at all. Heck, if you read the box that those little blue surgical masks come in it is stated right there that these face diapers do not stop the transmission or reception of disease.

          This mask issue is just a test of how much control the government has over the people and to facilitate the finding out of how many dimwits are out there and who they are. The damage that the wearing of these face diapers does to the human respiratory system and to the state of mind of the mindless is an added bonus that breaks down the will to resist.

      • neurodoc December 24, 2021 at 1:44 pm #

        Another similar symptom of mob psychosis is the surprising number of people driving in their cars alone and wearing a mask. I would love to interview a few of them to see their thought process.
        Actually very pitiful.

        • Walter B December 24, 2021 at 2:27 pm #

          Sorry neurodoc but they do not have a thought process. Perhaps they took Neil Diamond too literally and completely out of context when they heard him sing, “Don’t think, feel”.

        • Walter B December 24, 2021 at 3:54 pm #

          My 11-year-old daughter was just watching a show on the Disney channel when a commercial came on. This punk ass kid comes on and says, ” I don’t want any toys or games for Christmas, just give me a Covid vaccine!”. Not joking or embellishing in any way. They are desperate and I do not see them ever backing down. Start filling sandbags.

    • SvrzoH December 24, 2021 at 10:32 am #

      Being easy on some countries and “allowing the choice of rebellion” of not wearing is part of the game.
      “Thanks God we are not like Austria, Germany or God-forbid NZ and Australia” is a safety steam valve brilliantly put into strategy.

      • anmariwakaranai December 24, 2021 at 1:50 pm #

        That’s pretty scary Svr. Merry Christmas to you good sir.

        • SvrzoH December 24, 2021 at 3:07 pm #

          Thank you (brave) anm.
          Same to you, as all the best for Christmas and ’22.
          Scary isn’t it?
          Placing alternate covid-related pressure on countries I envision as someone walking on air mattress, parts of it bobbing up and down until it is inflated completely.

          • anmariwakaranai December 24, 2021 at 5:16 pm #

            Pop that bitch!!!
            Bottoms up tonight, or rather nastrovia. 😉

      • Paula D December 24, 2021 at 2:23 pm #

        Good point. You are probably correct.

        • SvrzoH December 24, 2021 at 3:15 pm #

          Other safety valves:

          Congressional “grilling” of all kinds of shady characters that we watch on YT with glimmer of hope.

          Tulsi G’s. hard stance on MIC allowed as a “proof” that “system works”.

          Voting.

          • MaryQueen December 25, 2021 at 9:43 am #

            Great points. Squeaze and release + giving glimmers of hope for justice that we will never see.

    • ThorsHammer December 24, 2021 at 8:07 pm #

      It’s time for appropriate justice. Only when that is carried out all across the land will those still capable of sense regain it.

      Appropriate Justice:

      Inject all the primary perpetrators with a double strength shot of Pfizer/Moderna mRNA experimental gene therapy drug on a weekly basis until they reach Stage 4 of the experiment and are wheeled away on a gurney.

      That’s you, Dr. Fauci-Mengele and all the senior staff of all the institutes you control.

      That’s you, fake President Biden and all your managers/partners in medical fraud and mass murder

      That’s you, Bill and Melinda Gates and all your operatives in the Human Operating System genocide project.

      That’s you, billionaire officers and stockholders of the vaccine pusher human gene alteration pogroms hidden behind a Pandemic of Fear.

      That’s you, Officers and propaganda agents of the Facebook, Google, Twitter, Bezos, Silly Con Valley censorship cabal.

      That’s you, officials and leaders of the newly outed Nazi regimes in New Zealand, Australia, Germany. Austria, and New York.

      That’s you, the high priests and priestesses of Woke madness everywhere. “Women are women and Men are men” A ray of light from the East.

      Time for a New Years House Cleaning in the USA. Chase all the rats out from the walls and into the winter snow using brooms, pitchforks and shotguns.

      • Alfred December 25, 2021 at 10:30 am #

        amen.

      • messianicdruid December 25, 2021 at 10:53 am #

        A good list of the bloodthirsty [ Edomites ].

        “Thus says the Lord God concerning Edom (We have heard a report from the Lord, and a messenger has been sent among the nations, saying “Arise, and let us rise up against her for battle”):

        “Behold, I will make you small among the nations; You shall be greatly despised. The pride of your heart has deceived you, You who dwell in the clefts of the rock, whose habitation is high; You who say in your heart, ‘Who will bring me down to the ground?’ though you ascend as high as the eagle, and though you set your nest among the stars, from there I will bring you down,” says the Lord. If thieves had come to you, if robbers by night— Oh, how you will be cut off!— Would they not have stolen till they had enough?
        If grape-gatherers had come to you,
        Would they not have left some gleanings?

        “Oh, how Esau shall be searched out!
        How his hidden treasures shall be sought after! All the men in your confederacy Shall force you to the border; the men at peace with you
        Shall deceive you and prevail against you. Those who eat your bread shall lay a trap for you. No one is aware of it.
        Will I not in that day,” says the Lord, even destroy the wise men from Edom,
        And understanding from the mountains of Esau? Then your mighty men, O Teman, shall be dismayed, tothe end that everyone from the mountains of Esau may be cut off by slaughter.”

        Obadiah – slave of YHWH

    • Hereward the Woke December 25, 2021 at 5:00 am #

      Hi Spaingaroo. My brother lives in Spain. Seems like he and the whole nation is in mortal panic.

      • ThorsHammer December 26, 2021 at 3:21 pm #

        Hereward

        The Pandemic is not a viral disease. It is a condition of mass mental derangement. As such no “vaccine”, genetic programming, magic pill, or even universal natural immunity will cure it. And I submit that it is much more difficult to overcome than any medical condition. Only a Cleansing that leaves the perpetrators naked before the world has a chance of success.

  3. MiddlePeninsula December 24, 2021 at 10:09 am #

    My husband laughed when Fauci showed up on the evening news and I pronounced him a “nasty gnome”. Why is that liar fired by now? That’s what I want for Christmas.

    • O.G. Hawkins December 24, 2021 at 10:13 am #

      He is literally a cult hero.

      • SmokieHillVillain December 24, 2021 at 1:38 pm #

        That’s an aspect of all this that I find perplexing – the deification of Fauci.

        To the extent that Disney and National Geographic made a movie about him. (There’s my 23-year long subscription ended).
        Quite appropriate that Disney were involved as it was a fairytale.

        I suspect that if Kary Mullis was alive, he would have had something to say about Anthony Fauci and the PCR test, and a lot more besides. But sadly – and somewhat conveniently – Mullis passed away in August 2019. I find myself asking questions about that little ‘convenience’ (from Fauci’s viewpoint), with my more conspiratorial hat on.

        A comparison I saw just today was to juxtapose Fauci with Lysenko (cf Lysenkoism and his contribution to the Holomodor genocide).

        Perhaps a more apt comparison than with Mengele, but then again, Lysenko was an ideologue and obviously not the sharpest mind in the Soviet Union at the time, whereas with Fauci, one discerns more than mere incompetence at play. I think there is something quite sinister about the man. I read somewhere that his sister had said that Anthony was stubborn and narcissistic.

        Will we ever know? (RFK’s book is an item on my shopping list for 2022 – not from Amazon if I can help it).

        Will he or any of his accomplices ever be held to account?

        I don’t know. But I hope so.

        shv

        • Walter B December 24, 2021 at 2:50 pm #

          Herr Fauci is held in the same high esteem that Heinrich Himmler and Joseph Goebbels enjoyed as long as the fear and terror held sway over the population in those days. Al Capone enjoyed a similar following until he was taken down as bullies are always revered because they are feared, and the spell only wears off when an opposing army or an Elliot Ness steps up the plate and knocks one out of the park. THEN and only then will the cowardly crowd turn on their oppressors, from the safety behind the shining knight.

          • MaryQueen December 25, 2021 at 9:45 am #

            Well said, Walter B.

            It’s grotesque how the public loves its villains… even as they are being swindled by them.

        • pyrrhus December 24, 2021 at 6:39 pm #

          Fauci is not the first mass murderer to be acclaimed as an American hero…or the 2d or 3d….

      • workingclasshero December 24, 2021 at 1:43 pm #

        If the democrats wind down this covid mania which they now realize is pissing eveyone off they WILL be seen as the heroes of this self inflicted national cluster F.That and an improving economy might make witless and memory challenged voters forget about woke mayhem and open southern borders.In an unrelated issue ,KIM POTTER IS INNOCENT AND IS NOW INCARCERATED!

        • MaryQueen December 25, 2021 at 9:49 am #

          She made a mistake, but that doesn’t make her innocent. She did end a man’s life who was not threatening police with harm. She admitted she meant to grab her taser not her gun. She fucked up.

          • MrMangoOnMyShoulder December 26, 2021 at 11:35 am #

            She fucked up, and is not innocent.

            But he most certainly was threatening police with harm. Wasn’t complying and dove back into his car to flee, leading them to the taser incident. Which of course went horribly wrong.

            She committed manslaughter, and deserves proper punishment. But while he didn’t deserve death, he did make the situation happen.

          • Socrates-Detroit December 26, 2021 at 2:13 pm #

            Our moronic legal system made this tragedy happen.

            Moving away from “innocent until proven guilty” is the root cause.

            Traffic laws are the perfect example. You come to a stop sign at an empty intersection. You don’t roll through it–but you don’t completely stop and remain motionless for one second.

            BAM–cop gives you a ticket. $200 for the state.

            Was that really a crime?

            If an armed man comes into my home, looking to score $200, I can legally shoot him.

            It was this mindset of “how can I be a pain in the a$$” or “how can I meet or exceed my ticket quota so I can get a good appraisal” that led to the traffic stop.

            Every traffic stop is an opportunity to spin out of control. The cops have the law on their side, motorists have nothing.

            As far as I’m concerned, the cops are committing (legalized) armed robbery.

            We need the police to keep order against real criminals, not to shakedown otherwise law-abiding citizens.

            The West in general, and America in particular, has a legalistic society that excludes common sense and common values in favor of laws, and more laws. So people we know did wrong go unpunished, and people we know did nothing wrong, or committed some infraction are punished out of proportion to their crime (mandatory drug sentences for non-violent offenders).

            The traffic laws especially are great for the grifters in charge. Overly low speed limits. Traffic cameras that have been PROVEN to lie, in court, and banned from some municipalities. They have been rigged to generate ticket revenue.

            I think a police can discern drivers who pose a menace to society and pull them over.

            The victim freaked out and failed to comply. I cannot know what was going thru his head. Just as I cannot know what was going on in the officer’s head.

            So, in Minnesota, one life terminated, one life ruined.

            To the extent we don’t speak out and put an end to his BS, we are all complicit.

            The nanny state governing traffic laws has now come to shoot gene therapy for nefarious purposes, into your veins.

            Welcome to my nightmare.

          • Socrates-Detroit December 26, 2021 at 6:09 pm #

            Of course, the era of happy motoring probably wasn’t sustainable. But it would have been happier with less congestion, smaller cars on the road, and most importantly, fewer oppressive traffic laws.

      • Hereward the Woke December 25, 2021 at 5:01 am #

        Maybe his star is waning. Even the WSJ has published a hit piece on him and that other evil SoB, Collins.

    • SomeoneInAsia December 24, 2021 at 10:46 am #

      “Nasty gnome” is putting it too mildly.

      “Evil Incarnate” would be a better title.

      • Veralcom December 24, 2021 at 11:12 am #

        Mini Mengele.

      • JTinMD December 24, 2021 at 11:16 am #

        He’s venal and gutless. A high profile pawn. Maybe that makes him a rook?

    • abbybwood December 25, 2021 at 1:50 pm #

      Speaking of liars, Candace Owen must be looking for some kind of payday with Trump since she interviewed him by making excuses for why he “doesn’t know about vaccine injuries/deaths” because he is “too old to do research on the Internet”:

      https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10344193/Candace-Owens-asks-conservatives-easy-Trump-Hes-old-research-vaccines.html

      • ianw December 26, 2021 at 9:43 pm #

        Alex Jones isn’t happy:

        Jones said: “This is an emergency Christmas Day warning to Pres. Trump. You are either completely ignorant…or you are one of the most evil men who ever lived…What you told Candace Owens is nothing but a raft of dirty lies.”

        Pres Trump? He lost an election over a year ago.

  4. steppingup December 24, 2021 at 10:09 am #

    Merry Christmas everyone. It makes me wonder what the world would be like today if Jesus would have won His war against the Banksters…..excuse me “Money Changers”…

    • anmariwakaranai December 24, 2021 at 11:02 am #

      He did win Steppin, like the woke, waking up,… one heart at a time.

      • Hereward the Woke December 25, 2021 at 5:02 am #

        He didn’t win. The moneychangers just went to Bitcoin.

  5. Ishabaka December 24, 2021 at 10:10 am #

    Fluvoxamine is not outlawed. According to goodrx.com I can purchase enough to treat 3 people for Covid-19 for $21.01 at my local pharmacy.

    • Not_GeorgeT December 24, 2021 at 11:24 am #

      Fluvoxamine is an SSRI. I’d suggest taking a good long look at the side effects and untoward actions of this and the entire drug class. Since you specifically mentioned “according to goodrx.com”, you can look these up there.

      My opinion is the other choices have long safety records with very little downside potential

    • Paula D December 24, 2021 at 2:26 pm #

      I watched Steve Kirsch waxing enthusiastic about fluvoxamine, but as I understood him, it was only for the brain fog effects of covid, not for fighting the infection itself.

      • Not_GeorgeT December 24, 2021 at 4:42 pm #

        Brain fog. As the drug group name describes, it is a selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitor.

        Plaquenil (HCQ) and Ivermectin are anti-parasitics.

        Off-label use is nothing new.

        All SSRI meds come with black box warnings.

        Not so for hydroxychloroquine and ivermectin.

        I’ll need to do a search for the Steve Kirsch comments re: Fluvoxamine.

        • Not_GeorgeT December 24, 2021 at 6:21 pm #

          After doing a bit of reading, Fluvoxamine has anti-inflammatory properties and patients treated with it early did very well. Add it to the tool box, however it will likely sit idle. Being very inexpensive and some practitioners having a good amount of experience with it, it falls into the “not much profit” category. Thus it meets the same fate as other inexpensive meds for the same reasons.

          • Paula D December 24, 2021 at 7:38 pm #

            Anti-inflammatory specifically for brain inflammation? Patients treated with it did well how? I have trouble with search engines nowadays, so I would appreciate any further expansion you can give.

          • Not_GeorgeT December 24, 2021 at 10:58 pm #

            Paula D,

            I’ll give you (any anyone else interested) a string of links. Certainly let me know if any need expansion. This was a quick hit on a few sites.

            This short piece is about fluvoxamine off-label use treating SarsCov2.

            https://www.skirsch.io/fluvoxamine-the-evidence/

            This should open up an estimated 9 minute read, filter through the ads by keeping to the center of the screen.

            There are a number of hyperlinks within the article which will take you to some other sites. With the links are some very brief statements evaluating what is on the other side of the link.

            Next is a 2-part from Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine. My opinion is Dr. Kenny has some good material, freely offered rather than keeping it to himself.

            https://pulmccm.org/review-articles/on-cytokines-fluvoxamine-and-covid-19-part-1/

            He provides a link in Part 1 to Part 2, making continuity for reading almost effortless.

            https://pulmccm.org/randomized-controlled-trials/on-cytokines-fluvoxamine-and-covid-19-part-2/

            Further down you’ll find a link exploring repurposing which made it into JAMA, somewhat of a surprise it wasn’t suppressed (my editorial remark).

            It is short, here is the link:

            https://www.thedoctorschannel.com/view/drug-repurposing-research-leads-to-potentially-game-changing-treatment-to-prevent-clinical-deterioration-in-outpatients-with-covid/?utm_source=tdc&utm_medium=plink

            Here is the body of text, it is short, there is an audio if you follow the link.

            9:33 | Jan 7, 2021 | COVID-19, Human Interest, Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine, Patient Education, Public Health & Prevention, Pulmonary Medicine, Video of the Week
            The Covid-19 Early Treatment Fund (CETF) was launched to provide funding for research in order to “find an existing drug or drug combination that, when given early, reduces hospitalization and fatality rates by 75% or more.” One of the projects funded by CETF was a study by Dr. Eric Lenze, published in Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) on November 12, 2020, that found in “adult outpatients with symptomatic COVID-19, patients treated with fluvoxamine, compared with placebo, had a lower likelihood of clinical deterioration over 15 days.”
            While the authors noted that “the study is limited by a small sample size and short follow-up duration, and determination of clinical efficacy would require larger randomized trials with more definitive outcome measures,” the data was compelling enough for a doctor, who when faced with an outbreak at his facility, was able to use the information to create his own study and further explore the implications.
            Dr. David Seftel, medical director at Golden Gate Fields (GGF), happened to read the JAMA article about a week before an outbreak occurred at the GGF racetrack. After assessing the situation and determining the extent of the outbreak, Dr. Seftel “counseled a cohort of positives after each round of testing and offered therapy. By the last round, all those who tested positive wanted fluvoxamine, some preemptively asking for it.”
            In this experiment, the results showed a 0% hospitalization rate for those who chose the drug, versus 12.5% in the placebo group.

            My note: The goal was to reduce hospitalization and fatality. It is a small group. It met the goal. Presented with a similar situation in a similar or larger size group, a reasonable practitioner would be likely to follow a similar course of treatment to reach a similar goal based on the results recounted here.

            My thought: in the middle of what was declared a pandemic, with a safe known treatment being repurposed, the downside is minimal. Note the prominence of counseling patients, aka: informed consent.

            Following is an opinion piece out of WaPo, the physician author thinly veils his disdain for 45. It’s his opinion piece. I think it detracts from an otherwise reasoned approach to repurposed/off-label uses:

            https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/2021/01/27/covid-19-experimental-treatments/

            All of the preceding was published a year ago. There is a lag time between gathering information, back matter, etc, organizing it, writing it, and then getting it published. This is no mystery, it is part of writing organized material for publication. This means the raw material was available and being processed at least in 2020. Food for thought.

            Note there is nothing jumping out specific to brain inflammation. I think it is a valid question. Possibly I can take a journey there at a future time.

            From here:

            http://neuron.mefst.hr/docs/CMJ/issues/2021/62/1/Ahead%20of%20print/cmj_62_1_aop01.pdf

            The authors open the door to repurposing fluvoxamine. The included graphic seems good. The disparaging of HCQ seems to parrot the various agencies which receive a huge amount of funding from giant pharmaceutical companies and agencies of the US government who receive a very high percent of their funding from the companies they are supposed to regulate. Off-topic, therefore it is my observation, let’s move past “In my opinion this is not good” and see what else the authors have…

            Going someplace outside Western Europe and the US for an opinion is a reasonable exercise. This piece has a lot of references with imbedded links regarding repurposing drugs such as fluvoxamine.

            I’ve been aware and following information threads since 2019 regarding this general topic of SarsCov2, Wuhan, Hong Kong, actions of the CCP, suppression of ideas and information, NGOs active in Hong Kong, suppression of rights, deaths of individuals (look up Li Wenliang ) on and on. Initially I did not know what was going on, just followed “something strange is going on” material coming out of Hong Kong and East Asia.

            I never bought into the previous iterations such as SARS, MERS, H1N1, etc, it was just too “neat and composed” with a huge propaganda element and lots of money flowing… a “cui bono” thing.

            HIV/AIDS and AZT is another rabbit hole for another day.

            I have not gotten a “flu shot” in over 30 years and have not “gotten the flu”.

            We are responsible for our lives, how we live them, and how we use our lives to impact others. The impact should be positive and hopefully is a two-way street.

            I hope in some way I have met your request for some references and links.

            Not_GeorgeT

          • Paula D December 25, 2021 at 11:01 am #

            Wow, thank you, Not George. That is a wealth of information. I wonder why anyone thought to use fluvoxamine in the first place. I know that they used HCQ because the NIH had found it effective in vitro on SARS the First.

  6. O.G. Hawkins December 24, 2021 at 10:12 am #

    I love your optimism, Jim.

    Personally, I doubt that Billy Gates did these first 2 years half-assed. That would be so unlike him.

    I Believe that there will be more shoes dropping soon.

    For example, 5G cranks up big-time on Jan. 5. “Think Rwanda.”

    Also, Billy has warned us (with his usual sick glee) of a small pox outbreak.

    As always, time will tell.

    • JohnAZ December 24, 2021 at 10:16 am #

      Smallpox is bottled up in our biochem labs as a bioweapon.

      Gates is indicating he has little faith in the containment systems by his comment.

      Gee, where could he get that idea?

      The whole virus enhancement project should be stopped.

      • JTinMD December 24, 2021 at 10:21 am #

        Just watched a yt vid about the rapidly changing arctic. Guy says smallpox is alive and well there cuz the permafrost is melting, and it’s irreversible, says the guy.

        • Not_GeorgeT December 24, 2021 at 11:49 am #

          Do you think it sounds like “a coincidence”?

          • neurodoc December 24, 2021 at 1:51 pm #

            FYI: Steve Bannon has a sign in his office that reads:

            “There are no conspiracies; and there are no coincidences.”

        • Paula D December 24, 2021 at 2:29 pm #

          They have been pulling that “Melting permafrost will lead to revived viruses” for years.
          Foreshadowing, but it’s total bullshit. A virus frozen for centuries will no more come alive than the frozen human who died from it will.
          Smallpox started in 10,000 BC with agriculture, anyway. It isn’t going to be in the frozen Arctic.

        • Hereward the Woke December 25, 2021 at 5:04 am #

          The Arctic and Antarctic are doing fine. Record ice levels. Don’t believe all the “climate change” rubbish. If anything, we’re heading towards colder weather.

          • SpeedyBB December 26, 2021 at 12:50 am #

            Colder weather, I have read, Hereward, will be a real death sentence, as it implies widespread inhibition of crop growth, thus famine.

            Then again, Canada is a major grain exporter, so there’s that.

    • spaingaroo December 24, 2021 at 10:18 am #

      certainly will be more shoes dropping soon, but Gates of Hell is pretty half assed.
      He is nowhere near as smart as he seems to think he is.
      Just look at him.
      He obviously believes his own spiel.
      He obviously doesn’t listen to natural healing info.
      He obviously will die just as sad and scared as he has lived.

      • O.G. Hawkins December 24, 2021 at 11:07 am #

        Bill Gates wins. Always.

        Sad but True.

        • messianicdruid December 25, 2021 at 11:10 am #

          ““For violence against your brother Jacob, shame shall cover you,
          And you shall be cut off forever.
          In the day that you stood on the other side—in the day that strangers carried captive his forces, When foreigners entered his gates
          And cast lots for Jerusalem—
          Even you were as one of them.

          But you should not have gazed on the day of your brother, in the day of his captivity; Nor should you have rejoiced over the children of Judah [ worshipers of YHWH ] in the day of their destruction; Nor should you have spoken proudly in the day of distress. You should not have entered the gate of My people in the day of their calamity. Indeed, you should not have gazed on their affliction In the day of their calamity, Nor laid hands on their substance in the day of their calamity. You should not have stood at the crossroads to cut off those among them who escaped; Nor should you have delivered up those among them who remained in the day of distress.”

    • Hardrock December 24, 2021 at 10:35 am #

      OG: “Personally, I doubt that Billy Gates did these first 2 years half-assed. That would be so unlike him.”

      As a retired IT guy, I would have to say that pretty much everything Gates did was half-assed. The constant patches, fixes, updates, and security holes are the proof. So while I agree with you in principle, I believe Bill’s lean to be the result of that single cheek.

      He is a cheeky fellow, indeed.

      • O.G. Hawkins December 24, 2021 at 11:12 am #

        The constant patches, fixes, updates and security holes are proof of what?

        Release Operating System with flaws
        Release virus
        Release virus fix
        Release next Operating System with flaws

        It used to be personal computers. Now it is persons.

        Same business model.

        Your mistake is in thinking his goal was to give you Good software while actually he ran a subscription racket on us.

        • Hardrock December 24, 2021 at 11:48 am #

          LOL. touchè

          Yeah, I’m still running Office 2013 in an attempt to avoid the subscription scam. I guess I’ll go to open office when this iteration bites the dust.

          • glendees December 24, 2021 at 2:06 pm #

            Office 2021 is available as a ‘stand-alone’ office suite.

            The version that I recently installed is:

            Office Home and Student 2021.

            It was a significant upgrade from 2016 (I imagine more so for 2013).

            Caveat – It does not include Outlook (accessible via web browser).

      • JTinMD December 24, 2021 at 11:21 am #

        Gates and his monopoly, but mostly his crappy software, kept this guy here solidly in the upper middle class for over ten years. Then my conscience started bugging me, and I couldn’t participate anymore.

        Damned conscience! 😉

        • O.G. Hawkins December 24, 2021 at 11:28 am #

          Your reward will be infinite.

    • TaxDonkey December 24, 2021 at 10:52 am #

      Bill Gates is not as omnipotent as many think he is. Also, he is likely only upper management. One has to climb higher to find the head of the primordial serpent.

      • O.G. Hawkins December 24, 2021 at 11:14 am #

        Billy Gates is not omnipotent. God is omnipotent.

        Billy Gates heads much of what we are experiencing but, yea, he reports to Rothschilds and Rockefellers.

        • Jarek December 24, 2021 at 11:44 am #

          Yet you often talk as if they never make mistakes. Everyone makes mistakes – except God. No Plan but His is perfect.

          Rather, I think they know this and plan for it. In other words, they don’t expect their plans to be perfect and thus aren’t discombobulated like most people at sudden failure.

          So I agree they are very smart.

          • JTinMD December 24, 2021 at 11:57 am #

            Or maybe they’re just obscenely wealthy and, unlike we mere peasants, can easily afford to make mistakes. Those mistakes, after all, instantly become opportunities for them to profiteer. And so it goes, until the music stops, at which point they’re all comfortable in their pre-ordained seats.

          • GreenAlba December 24, 2021 at 12:28 pm #

            Not giving placebos to high-visibility footballers and athletes was a mistake.

          • O.G. Hawkins December 24, 2021 at 1:57 pm #

            I Believe that they are making very few mistakes. I Believe that they have planned this for centuries and game-planned for all sorts of contingencies. Plus they control absolutely everything if push comes to shove.

            They knew there’d be Refuseniks. They got an app for that.

            I don’t think that the footballers was a mistake. They are clamping down Australia/NZ then Europe then North America. Footballers dropping while the masked line-up for boosters is all part of their sick fun, I Believe.

            Perhaps NHL players were given placebos. It is the same sort of heart rush on the ice (Jiri Fischer, a Detroit Red Wing did have a heart attack a decade ago) but they are not dropping like European footballers.

            I Believe that TPTB will be successful in the short-run. I Believe that they will implement The Mark of The Beast.

          • Proud Mary Keeps On Burning December 24, 2021 at 8:49 pm #

            I agree, GA, but if it was a mistake, nothing much is coming of it. The steamrolling continues, apace. 🙁

          • Hereward the Woke December 25, 2021 at 5:06 am #

            They are like all these arrogant “elites”. They unleash events they think they can control, but things run away from them.

  7. JohnAZ December 24, 2021 at 10:12 am #

    Merry Christmas!!

    Perfect synopsis. Omicron should be the end of the debacle.

    Did we learn anything about controlling viruses of the future from the Covid debacle? Afraid not, learned alot about what not to do. We have missed out on learning about the actions of viruses, how they infect, how they replicate, what causes variants, how to handle variants.

    mRNA did a disservice to itself, releasing an experimental drug that has caused significant damage and not owning up to it by investigating the causes of the adverse effects.

    The Army says it has an all-virus vaccine in test right now.

    One reason that the folks that think it is all on purpose may be right, is that it seems no one wants to find out the real stories behind the vaxx failures or the actions of the Covid itself.

    I hope when push comes to shove in the population that the folks shove it right up Biden’s caboose.

    The mRNA crowd say they have a cancer cure in test right now.

    Think the lines will be long to get them?

    • spaingaroo December 24, 2021 at 10:15 am #

      unfortunately yes, I can imagine long lines to get whatever they offer. People literally worship medicine

    • Disaffected December 24, 2021 at 10:16 am #

      Ever the pie-eyed optimist! Good luck with all that JAZ!

      • JohnAZ December 24, 2021 at 10:24 am #

        Read with your bias as always.

        I am bitching that invaluable information has been lost by the PTB trying to cover its ass.

        Only you could see something wrong with that statement.

        All the folks that JHK referred to in his last paragraph will be suppressed by the PTB in their campaign.

        • Disaffected December 24, 2021 at 10:42 am #

          Ahh… you’re bitter, I see. Brighten up!

        • oilie December 24, 2021 at 11:10 am #

          John, whaddaya mean “will be”? They been squelched except for a few alternative web sites.

    • O.G. Hawkins December 24, 2021 at 10:26 am #

      Hey John,

      I am very interested in your thoughts on Dr Thomas Cowan’s assertions re: viruses here:

      https://www.bitchute.com/video/5hghq6TRXadg/

      Thank you!
      OG

      P.S. Merry Christmas!

      • JohnAZ December 24, 2021 at 2:30 pm #

        Actually two points crossed my mind.

        1. If there is no such thing as viruses, any viruses, what is the substitute that does make people “sick”? What exists that triggers the immune system in the lungs or the throat to overproduce phlegm and asphyxiate people? He even denied the existence of bacteria as a disease causer. Pop a zit and put it under a microscope and those little spheres there are something. Staph Aureus.

        2. I listened to his statement that a culture of virus has never been achieved and then described what they do, ending up in KIdney tissue and destroying it to find bits called viruses. I would agree with him except:

        Trying to grow viruses on tissues other than the substrate they attack, ie in vitro lung or throat tissue may simply just not work. For example, the substrate he talked about was cultured kidney tissue. What if the tissue has no human ACE2 receptors present, the virus cannot attach and replicate.

        What about the autopsy photos that show little spheres around the cells involved? What about the picture I showcased last blog of the lung tissue culture that showed little uniform spheres emerging from the culture cells.

        I hear his arguments, I wonder why he has attacked a huge field of medicine. Take away virology, and you take away cowpox stopping smallpox, the destruction of whole human populations by viral disease, small pox and measles being bad news, vaccines that do stop epidemics, the reduction of smallpox, polio, measles to insignificance for decades and the re emergence of measles when enough folks do not get the vaccine.

        Denying the virus, bacterial cause of disease leaves us where? Do you really believe that if we all just take the right vitamins and live a certain lifestyle, that disease would cease to exist?

        Why have an immune system in the first place? It must be vestigial.

        • neurodoc December 24, 2021 at 3:48 pm #

          To quote Steve Martin, paying the Medieval Surgeon on SNL,

          “could it that there are things we don’t know about……”

          • neurodoc December 24, 2021 at 3:49 pm #

            I meant PLAYING the Medieval Surgeon

          • JohnAZ December 24, 2021 at 4:22 pm #

            Neurodoc

            Most things. Our knowledge base is like the above water part of an iceberg.

        • Proud Mary Keeps On Burning December 24, 2021 at 8:50 pm #

          Our water, soil, air and food are all poisoned.

          Where there is more poison, there is more illness.

    • steppingup December 24, 2021 at 10:29 am #

      What I learned from this Plandemic.

      Cant trust the Media, AMA, Big Pharma, Big Tech, Big Government, Any Government, Or Everyone Else.

      I’m also a Racist, Conspiracy Theorist, White Supremacist, even though I’m not white, Deplorable to the Max, plus I’m just mean.

      Did I miss anything ????? Oh yes, their worst mightmare, a straight heterosexual male who aint scared of shit. Bring it the fuck on.

      • anmariwakaranai December 24, 2021 at 10:45 am #

        I Kinda Wanna spend the holidays at yours, Steppin Razor.

    • neurodoc December 24, 2021 at 2:05 pm #

      AZ: Theoretically it is not possible to make a safe ALL VIRUS vaccine. The basic vaccine concept is to inject an antigenic agent that elicits a specific antibody response and thus modulation and containment of the antigen (virus). Regardless of specific methods, If ALL VIRUSES ( with multiple sequences of RNA and DNA) are targeted, the immune system would become exhausted after it had attacked all the various viral antigens as well as one’s own tissues (e.g. thyroid, joints, salivary glands, etc.). Afterward it would leave one wide open to developing cancer cells, and new novel infections, for starters.

      Something is amiss in the military’s plans: back to the issue of idiocracy vs. genocide.

      Side note: some of the brightest physicians I’ve met have been military doctors, so the former theory appears less likely, IMO. Also, military doctors developed and presented (In a spring 2020 issue of Vaccine) the finite immune system theory, on which my above thinking is partially based. Very confusing.

      I am now wondering about the theory that some writers (e.g. Nyquist, et al) have presented involving internal attempts to weaken our military prior to an invasion. Seems nuts; but we live in nutty times.

      • anmariwakaranai December 24, 2021 at 2:36 pm #

        Neuro, if the plan is to get rid of 7 billion or so useless eaters, decimating the military seems right on target to moi.

        Merry Christmas btw

      • JohnAZ December 24, 2021 at 2:52 pm #

        My comment on the all virus vaccine was tongue in cheek.

        The insanity that we could develop a all virus vaccine after just two years of Covid non research is ludicrous. I offer the option that it is one guy heading one lab who has a bright idea that is going to save the world.

        I totally agree with your consequences about exhausting the immune system and add on that exposure to one antigen, over and over could tend to specialize the system and other diseases might start showing up. Of course the number of reactive immune cells is finite, new ones can be generated at the risk of generating blood cancers, how many different B cells and Killer Ts can be generated?

        The military, a part of our benevolent federal government, has been so nice to its soldiers and sailors forever. Like Tuskegee, like exposing troops to radiation after the bomb was developed.

        Do I believe that these people could use our own folks to develop bio weapons or experiment with alternative vaxxes?

        You better believe it.

        Your last statement fits right in with the weakening of America in all ways possible. The folks behind this hate the way America as it is now dominating the world. and will do anything to weaken its hold. The Democratic party, progressive, and parts of the GOP are in the vanguard.

        • neurodoc December 24, 2021 at 3:54 pm #

          AZ: I’m hearing from military doctors I know that the military IS working on a multi-vector vaccine. Sounds a lot like something geared toward many different viruses; I thought that’s what you were referring to.

          • JohnAZ December 24, 2021 at 4:23 pm #

            That is what I read also. It was.

        • SpeedyBB December 26, 2021 at 3:58 am #

          Just happened upon this declassified video [film transfer] yesterday, when studying the Marshall Islanders. You can plead ignorance of the effects of fallout but that doesn’t change the fact that these lean young grunts are going to be dying unpleasant deaths from thyroid cancer and other effects thirty years down the road.

          https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dENGxFil-bQ&t=1145s

      • Mac December 25, 2021 at 7:42 am #

        Imagine developing a highly lethal virus, and then a highly effective vaccine to inoculate your troops and all but the useless eaters in your society. Didn’t some ancient military philosopher say something about winning wars without a shot? Though this time with a different type of shot. It just got loose before they were ready.

  8. JTinMD December 24, 2021 at 10:16 am #

    These past two years have been all about the heavy handed use of bullshit to whip up the kind of fear that precedes war. Fear of a virus!

    There’s been a phase change. The divide feels permanent to me.

    Bullshit risk vs bullshit safety.

    • Disaffected December 24, 2021 at 11:43 am #

      Likewise. I still see full-throated support for the scam here where I am. Just shows to go you: even “smart” people just don’t like to think. Create a fake boogeyman, then slip in a bullshit “solution,” and they’ll pay you anything and follow you anywhere. Marketing 101.

      • izzy December 24, 2021 at 12:56 pm #

        Indeed. The ‘mass formation psychosis’ is the real epidemic, and it has swept through my neck of the woods like the virus never did, completely neutering any critical thought processes in the infected population. The true believers on that side of the divide only seem to get more petty and vindictive in the throes of their misguided faith. And so far, even with all the bad news coming out on a daily basis, no hint of doubt or remorse yet to be found. It’s a remarkable phenomenon.

      • JohnAZ December 24, 2021 at 3:02 pm #

        Marketing 101, subject Goebbels. It is so close to the campaign against the Jews in Germany, pretty soon un vaxxed will be wearing yellow stars or the equivalent.

        In the America I remember, a percentage of the population would get flu shots and the rest would not. Critical jobs were encouraged to get them. if you did not, you took the chance of getting the flu and all that went with it. Older folks were encouraged to kick up their immunity.

        Covid is what? A form of the same virus that gives you the sniffles and a cough. It figured out how to infect the lower lungs, which made it a comparative killer for a while. Omicron does not even do that. Time to put Covid behind us as endemic and start working on getting the Aholes out of DC.

      • Proud Mary Keeps On Burning December 24, 2021 at 8:53 pm #

        Hegelian Dialectic.

  9. bigcollapso December 24, 2021 at 10:17 am #

    Merry Christmas all, and thank you to Jim for all of his writing this year. Years ago, when I started following Jim, I would have never thought that he would become one of the most optimistic writers out there. I hope that he is right.

    • malthuss December 24, 2021 at 10:19 am #

      S/he says ‘do not use the term ‘man made’ use ‘synthetic’.

      helena dalli, the “equality commissioner” of the european commission unveils guidelines on inclusive communication.

    • BackRowHeckler December 24, 2021 at 12:20 pm #

      What’s going on in LA, Malthus? ‘Follow Home Robberies’, which sometime end up in murder. Women walking into package store carrying a pick axe, filling up her carriage, then walking out. High end stores looted with impunity. It’s those follow home robberies that are the most disturbing. Take care of yourself, my friend.

      • malthuss December 24, 2021 at 12:24 pm #

        I look at drudge to see what the enemy offers.
        Id guess she is Black.

        • JohnAZ December 24, 2021 at 3:06 pm #

          It’s what happens when your DA eliminates crime control.

  10. jeff2002 December 24, 2021 at 10:19 am #

    $20 for a course of ivermectin? Not around here. I just shelled out $200 for a course (via a pharmacy linked to America’s Frontline Doctors). And it probably won’t even arrive time to make a difference, considering I’m on day 8 of my infection. I’m slogging through anyhow with my mountain of supplements.

    Jeff2002 — The current high price of ivermectin is a direct result of the authorities’ efforts to outlaw and suppress it. Artificial scarcity. Used to cost less than a dollar a pill. –JHK Admin

    Thanks, JHK, for joining the front lines in this fight. I pray that by next holiday season humanity will be walking in the light again after so much darkness. This Christmas-in-isolation makes me thankful for the most precious thing I have: my life and the lives of my loved ones.

    Merry Christmas to my fellow readers. Create some joy.

    • WilbursHuman December 24, 2021 at 12:24 pm #

      Why didn’t you just go to Tractor supply and get a box out of the

      Horse aisle ?????

      Mix it w/ a little bit of apple sauce ………. 6 doses in a tube

    • Billingsgate December 24, 2021 at 12:46 pm #

      Yeah. I got my 5-day (25 pills) emergency supply of Ivermectin from Publix Pharmacy in FL for $7.50 last July. Prescribed by a local Frontline doctor. Don’t know what they’re charging now. Or if they’re even filling the prescription.

      • ThorsHammer December 24, 2021 at 9:09 pm #

        Billlingsgate
        Once our Godfathers discovered that there was a leak in their leaky “vaccine” monopoly they sent a notification out to all licensed US pharmacies that they would be in the deep shit if they continued selling Ivermectin. Even though it is still FDA approved for use against parasites and had a decades old record of almost perfect safety, my pharmacy suddenly refused to fill a valid doctor’s prescription request. I fired them and finally found a US pharmacy who would fill it. The cost was now $110.00 instead of $7.50

        Ain’t the free market wonderful under medical totalitarianism?

        PS I’m selling everything that won’t fit in a foot locker and moving back to Colombia where I lived for two years. Far from a perfect country but the medical system is superior, climate perfect, vegetables fresh and natural, safety better that in US cities, and cost of living a fraction of that in the USA. ($200-350 per month for a new luxury apartment in a major city. )

        • ThorsHammer December 24, 2021 at 11:07 pm #

          Just had a long conversation with a friend who stayed in Colombia after I returned to the US. I’m afraid the Colombia I once knew has been overwhelmed by events— primarily the gulf between the rich and everyone else, with the policia maturing into the force of violence that maintains upper class privilege and the flow of drugs. I first lived in the mountains in the waning days of the Violencia, but that is not the Colombia I wish to return to.

          The gulf between the rich and everyone else is every bit as great in the US, but the level of wealth built up by decades of being the world’s economic and military rulers means that being poor in the US is nothing like being poor in Colombia. (unless you live under a freeway bridge in the Seattle rain, in which case a Colombian barrio in a land of eternal spring looks like paradise.)

    • observex December 24, 2021 at 1:05 pm #

      Confirming: I bought a box of four for less than $4 in South American recently – no prescription needed, as it is OTC in most of the world – that is less than $1 a pill as JHK says.

    • ThorsHammer December 24, 2021 at 8:42 pm #

      Jeff2002

      Ivermectin is OTC in Mexico. Which means that any medical dispensary can stock it on their shelves for about $12 for 100 6mg tabs.
      Some on line pharmacies are behaving like their mentors to the North and charging $110.00 for 20 3mg pills. If you need in NOW, get on the internet and shop until you find one only charging 3x mark up. Pay the still nominal cost and get it on a plane tomorrow.

  11. Disaffected December 24, 2021 at 10:23 am #

    A friendly reminder for all those receiving Red Rider BB guns under the tree this year: DON’T SHOOT YOUR EYE OUT!

    And for God’s sake, don’t make the poor kid wear Aunt Clara’s home made pink bunny suit! He’ll hate you for it forever and grow up to be a gender-confused psychopath.

    • Disaffected December 24, 2021 at 10:30 am #

      And for crying out loud, keep an eye out for them damn Bumpus hounds, less’n you want them smelly hound dogs to ruin your Christmas feast and have to resort to eating Chinese Duck out at Win Ho Fat’s.

  12. gustafson.robert.22 December 24, 2021 at 10:25 am #

    “The names alone sound like mysterious invocations from a druidical rite of redemption.”

    hahahaha

    there is only 1 covid vaccine i will take. it is called OMICRON

    goin to the grocery maskless now to maybe catch me a dose
    cost : $0.00

    • patrickd December 24, 2021 at 10:54 am #

      You’re a thinking man, Roberts Gustafson! And smart!

  13. Jarek December 24, 2021 at 10:35 am #

    Trump on with Candace:

    ‘The Vaccine is one of the greatest achievements of mankind’ ‘All three vaccines (Pfizer, Moderna, J&J) are very good’ ‘The vaccines work – If you take the vaccine you are protected’ ‘People aren’t dying when they take the vaccine’

    He’s going to get people killed. His legacy, such as it was, is gone. People like Candace should ignore him now.

    Listen to it: HE came up with three great vaccines in RECORD time! He’s talking like Biden – except more obnoxious.

    • Disaffected December 24, 2021 at 10:39 am #

      Makes me wonder if they didn’t “make him an offer he couldn’t refuse.” Maybe let him off some of his potential prosecutions, etc. He turned tail amazingly fast.

    • O.G. Hawkins December 24, 2021 at 10:59 am #

      And it ignores Reality. Within months we actually had 8 “miracles”:

      Pfizer
      Moderna
      J&J
      AZ
      Sputnik
      India
      China (domestic)
      China (export)

      A myopic analysis of these goings on will result in a head-up-your-ass understanding of the Big Picture.

      • ianw December 25, 2021 at 5:26 am #

        I read today US Novavax is the best of all – even better than the mRNA technology.

    • TaxDonkey December 24, 2021 at 11:25 am #

      Jarek, speaking of Trump’s interview with Candace, boy was that a lame answer Trump gave to the question about Assange.

    • Billingsgate December 24, 2021 at 1:16 pm #

      This isn’t complicated. As preposterous as it sounds, I think Trump still has no idea about the extent of vax injuries and deaths. Period. Does anyone think he’d actually take the time to research it on his own? Or that any of his circle dare pop his balloon? Even Candace let the issue go, admittedly partly because his opinion was expressed, as usual, so forcefully. And, surely, she had the solid data in hand to contradict him. But, no, even she backed off and left that madness hanging in the air.

      Oh, and I adore Trump. So, his current delusion about the jab doesn’t change anything for me. There’s still a vast army of us chomping at the bit to get him back into Office.

      • JohnAZ December 24, 2021 at 3:10 pm #

        The real problem is that the alternative to him is Biden or his successor, too horrible to contemplate.

        We know what Trump did in four years.

        We know what Biden has done in one.

        Enough to make you vomit.

        • Blackbird December 24, 2021 at 5:45 pm #

          Yes, I’d like the “Lesser Evil” please. Thank you.

      • crudgemudgeon December 24, 2021 at 3:11 pm #

        I agree. As someone said here a few weeks back, Trump wasn’t a perfect messenger, but he was the only messenger. Having said that, Ted Cruz has grown in my estimation, and DeSantis has great instincts and a growing resume of success.

        • JohnAZ December 24, 2021 at 4:30 pm #

          The Deep State hates Cruz just as much as Trump.

          I believe that one of the big reasons for the Trump Hatred, especially in the GOP was that he jumped the line. These politicians wait in line for senior members of the club to exit to get their chance. Think Clinton, Bush. Kennedy. Trump lost the Bush group when he clobbered Jeb.

          Trump, as a “commoner”, beat the established club and they hated him for it.

          • 100th Avatar December 24, 2021 at 5:17 pm #

            He’s no commoner, but he ran up on their tee on their course

        • Blackbird December 24, 2021 at 5:43 pm #

          If Trump was the “only messenger”, then we need to shoot our goddamn selves.

          • 100th Avatar December 24, 2021 at 6:30 pm #

            That’s what the heroin dealers say

          • Proud Mary Keeps On Burning December 24, 2021 at 8:56 pm #

            It’s surreal watching people who understand that we are now under global rule by the WHO/UN/Davos/WEF argue about US puppet presidents – lol.

          • messianicdruid December 24, 2021 at 9:25 pm #

            We do not need another president [ one who presides in the office of another ], we need the King.

          • ianw December 25, 2021 at 5:44 am #

            It’s surreal watching people who understand that we are now under global rule by the WHO/UN/Davos/WEF argue about US puppet presidents – lol.

            It is surreal watching people who rail against the destruction of America by the 1% and their huge army of well-paid | well-regarded Deep State apparatchiki STILL wanting to thrash the Democrats and praise the Republicans – the very parliamentary handmaidens of naked capitalism.

            The Democrats aren’t perfect, but they don’t try to blatantly screw the bottom 90% the way the others do.

            Politics and voting matter – what those dilettante dandies in Davos think they’re doing, they don’t influence the life of a struggle working class mother in Peoria Illinois anywhere near as much.

          • MaryQueen December 25, 2021 at 10:36 am #

            Imagine being so stupid as to not see how much destruction the Democrap party has wrought on this country.

          • ianw December 26, 2021 at 2:57 am #

            Imagine being so stupid as to not see how much destruction the Democrap party has wrought on this country.

            The Republican puppets of capitalism have attacked EVERY SINGLE INIATIVE to assist the working and middle class for 140 years. You’re talking utter rubbish.

            Every pro-worker law has come from the Dems.

      • TaxDonkey December 24, 2021 at 7:19 pm #

        Billingsgate, your guy Trump is so done given his position on the vaxx, on Assange, and weak response regarding J6. Once that rock star status is gone, it will NEVER return. That’s the way it works.

      • Hereward the Woke December 25, 2021 at 5:12 am #

        Billingsgate: what possible faith can we have in a leader who can’t see what this is all about? If he’s like this on the China flu garbage, what will he be like on other issues? Sorry, but he seems to have learnt nothing. If he gets back in 2024 (Dominion, mail-in voting willing), he’ll just talk and tweet big and choose deep state traitors for his top picks.

    • Night Owl December 24, 2021 at 5:06 pm #

      The part that really got me with the nonsense he was spewing about the clot shots, is that he was so proud that they developed the shots it in just a few months (which we know is a lie anyways) — even pointing out that a safe vax usually takes 7-12 years to develop.

      Hey, dumbass, the fact that you did it in “months” is one of the major issues people have with the shots to begin with — because you didn’t do any long-term testing.

      One of the morons doing the approving at the FDA even said that to find out how well they work they just have to start using them.

      The utter stupidity of Trump’s statement and that from the FDA buffoon is truly mind-boggling.

    • 100th Avatar December 24, 2021 at 5:14 pm #

      Trump is an egomaniacal imbecile
      Nothing new.

      He said it’s difficult for him to criticize Biden because Biden gave him credit for the vaccine.

      Him.

      It’s all about him and his fragile ego.

      Trump still does not realize that he was elected TO DESTROY the GOP and Clinton Inc.

      Not because anyone actually likes him

      • Blackbird December 24, 2021 at 5:41 pm #

        Trump was selected (not “elected”) to create the divide that “Covid” is exploiting. And to smear “his followers” (anybody questioning the divinity of the State) as traitorous Nazis.

        Thank you Donald Trump! Please save us one more time!

        • Proud Mary Keeps On Burning December 24, 2021 at 8:57 pm #

          BINGO

      • abbybwood December 24, 2021 at 10:57 pm #

        Donald Trump is a liar and a coward.

        When he had Dr. Scott Atlas on the Covid Taskforce in the summer of 2020 with Fauci and Birx, Dr. Atlas knew immediately that they were all taking us of the rails with their constant yammering about the up-coming jabs coming to save us and zero discussions about early treatment protocols with cheap, off-patent therapeutics like Hydroxychloroquine, Ivermectin, Vitamin D, Zinc etc.

        He details his time at The White House in his new book, “A Plague Upon Our House” (I can’t seem to find a copy to buy).

        Obviously Trump was captured by Big Pharma, the FDA, the CDC and the corporate medical establishment.

        When Trump caught the Rona in October 2020 and was whisked off to Walter Reed he was given HCL, Ivermectin, 50,000u of Vitamin C IV twice a day, monoclonal antibodies, zinc, D, broad spectrum antibiotics and steroids. As Dr. Kory would say, “They threw the medical kitchen sink at him.”

        When he made a speedy recovery he said, “I want the American people to get the same treatments I got if they get Covid.”

        Bullshit.

        Instead he allowed Fauci and Co. to suppress all discussions of promising early treatment protocols and allowed the CDC to keep recommending that people get a positive test then just go home until they couldn’t breathe. Then they would present to the ER with O2 sats in the high 80’s, be zonked out, put on a vent and be given the deadly high-priced Remdesiver IV that is useless against Covid, is high-priced and as a bonus is also a kidney killer.

        Donald Trump isn’t stupid. He knows about all the deaths from the jabs, he knows masks are useless against these viruses, he knows about all the jab injuries, he knows past protocols demand the jabs should have been clipped as soon as 100 deaths happened directly attributed to the jabs.

        He can get all the jabs he likes and boast about it.

        But until he has the guts to stand up and speak the truth about what he knows, I have zero respect for him.

        • MaryQueen December 25, 2021 at 11:31 am #

          Spot on.

          He’ll never get my respect. He’s just another WEF puppet. And a coward and a liar.

        • Night Owl December 25, 2021 at 3:29 pm #

          I can’t disagree with the logic of any of that, Abby. Just can’t really say what the truth is.

          There are just too many other elements that are hard to accept if one is to believe Trump is/was simply a puppet.

    • ThorsHammer December 24, 2021 at 9:43 pm #

      Jarek

      I’m one of the few who happened to catch the interview Rudy Giuliani conducted with Zelenco back in May of 2020 during the three days before it was censored. At that time Zelenco had administered HCQ along with Zinc to approximately 1000 patients, and reported a 95-100% success against COVID. The French doctor Raul had parallel results with 7,000 patients. Giuliani took notes like a good prosecutor and reported back to Trump. Trump, not being very bright or not yet realizing the nature of his enemies, immediately tweeted that a humble Russian- American country doctor in New York had a beautiful new cure for the COVID. Of course the Never Trumpers jumped all over him immediately and the Pharma dis-information propaganda network clicked into gear.

      Trump is nothing if not a political animal, and he quickly dismounted from that horse and went back to campaigning for his Wetback Wall.
      But not before setting aside a personal supply of HCQ which he used to good effect when he had his own brief encounter with the virus. Trump doesn’t really have the patience to explore scientific ideas, but does know how to identify a bandwagon being pulled by billionaires chasing profits. So why wouldn’t he jump aboard and claim the “beautiful vaccines” as his own miraculous achievement?

      Trump has his own personal golf course in Florida and a mansion with 17 gold plated bathrooms. He should never leave the premises for the rest of his life.

  14. Billy Hill December 24, 2021 at 10:39 am #

    I have concluded Covid was US-engineered to 1. frame China 2. destroy credit demand to rectify the repo market. 3. finish off the outsider Trump.

    Apparently Russia was not enough enemy for the MICC hence the pivot to Asia.

    Overnight rates shot up to 10% which would undo the money Ponzi. Apparently the can has been successfully kicked a bit further down the road.

    As for Trump, what more need be said? He’s gone but the True Blue Believers want to exhume the corpse, put it on trial, and then draw and quarter.

    Lincoln was reputed to have said you can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time. But you can’t fool all the people all the time.

    I predict something big will break in the next year.

    • O.G. Hawkins December 24, 2021 at 10:47 am #

      You Americans are so naïve.
      – Steve Martin

      Please explain how the actions of National and Provincial/State governments of:

      Australia
      New Zealand
      Austria
      Germany
      Italy
      Canada
      UK
      Nearly 200 other “soveriegn” nations

      fit into your theory.

      • Billy Hill December 24, 2021 at 12:47 pm #

        They don’t because they were irrelevant to the origin, which is the theory.

        The actions of the world at large in response were probably predictable but when did the Deep State care about collateral damage?

        Regarding point number 2, elaborating a bit, I posit that the end of the road down which the can is being kicked corresponds roughly to the WEF Great Reset.

        Obviously fewer numbers world-wide helps keep the can moving along.

        • O.G. Hawkins December 24, 2021 at 1:33 pm #

          2% of Earthlings are Democrats. Another 2% Republicans.

          96% of Earthlings are neither yet they all march lockstep?

          That’s silly.

          • Billy Hill December 24, 2021 at 4:32 pm #

            Not sure what your issue is or where you’re driving with it. All I concluded was a confluence of interests that point to the timing of the release of a bioweapon in Wuhan China.

            What happened post this event is in some cases sane public policy as in Sweden, and elsewhere insane public policy.

            If you are suggesting that the rest of the US vassal states were complicit in the origination I have no comment.

            But to be honest I have no idea what you are trying to say.

            It’s edging toward cocktail hour and typically this time of day I spend an hour or more slogging through the Bach Partitas, or if I am really sadistic, one of the Chopin Nocturnes.

            So I bid all adieu and Merry Christmas!

    • Proud Mary Keeps On Burning December 24, 2021 at 11:52 am #

      Trump’s one of them. We have been played.

      • Night Owl December 24, 2021 at 5:10 pm #

        It is still difficult to be sure, IMO, as there is a lot of counter evidence to consider, but when one looks at his statements on the clot shots, it is becoming increasingly difficult to accept that he was anything other than a creation of the system to pave the way for state-sponsored terrorism against the public.

        • Blackbird December 24, 2021 at 5:36 pm #

          Trump is too stupid (and narcissistic) to be on our (or anybody’s) side but his own (and he owns enough judges to get out of that).

          He’s been on public display since the ’80’s! Did we suddenly forget that 6 years ago?

          • Night Owl December 24, 2021 at 6:30 pm #

            IDK. I was never a fan of Trump in terms of his image, but his agenda was good, and he had some impressive accomplishments.

            That said my mind is always open, and his position on the clot shot is nearly impossible to reconcile with the rest of his actions, and with the actions his enemies engaged in.

            It is possible he is not aware of the deaths and injuries from the poison, but I have a hard time believing it.

            Whatever the truth is, it no longer matters, as the ID2020/murder agenda is clear to more than enough people.

            If you want to see something really interesting, go watch the WHO’s Tedros say on TV that we should not be using the booster to “kill children.”

        • Proud Mary Keeps On Burning December 24, 2021 at 9:03 pm #

          Well before he bragged about bringing us the clot shot, he displayed many ‘tells’ that were political fails, IMHO.

          Throwing the Jan 6 jailed under the bus, etc.

          This crowing about Operation Warp Speed and telling people to get the jab is just the final bit of evidence I needed.

          But of course, I have thought he was controlled opposition for awhile now.

          • Hereward the Woke December 25, 2021 at 5:17 am #

            I believed in him, and he did some great things while in office. But his time has passed. I don’t believe ANY patriotic POTUS can defeat the DS, but the next one to at least give it a go should NOT be Trump.

          • Night Owl December 25, 2021 at 9:43 am #

            What did he do on Jan. 6? The report on the comment that he supposedly made about his supporters followed the usual fake news pattern: second-hand info. from someone who claimed to have heard it, and immediate dissemination via the corporate media.

            I am certainly open to the idea that he was put up by the system, but his stance on the clot shot is the only thing that seems persuasive.

          • Paula D December 25, 2021 at 11:08 am #

            Mary said that she had a problem with him throwing the Jan. 6th political prisoners under the bus. They are still rotting in jail in Wash, DC.
            She said nothing about his speech that day. That is all propaganda that the media and the Dems put out.

          • MaryQueen December 25, 2021 at 11:34 am #

            N.O., he legitimized the fake insurrection and criticized his supporters for doing it. Many say he incited it, but I don’t think so. I read his speech from that day and nothing in it seemed to invoke anything. Of course, the Dem media spins it completely differently.

            But he did throw them under the bus. He allowed people to rot in prison – where they still are – without even being charged of anything.

            He played his part in the big show.

          • Night Owl December 25, 2021 at 3:30 pm #

            Mary,

            TBH honest, I have not followed the issue further.

            If he has never spoken out about the innocent individuals in the DC torture chamber, then yes, that is another compelling point.

      • abbybwood December 24, 2021 at 11:19 pm #

        Merry Christmas everybody!

        • Hereward the Woke December 25, 2021 at 5:18 am #

          And to you, Abby! All the best for 2022!

      • Hereward the Woke December 25, 2021 at 5:15 am #

        C’mon, Mary! Q tells us it’s all 4D chess and NWCSWIC! White Hats in control! /s.

        • MaryQueen December 25, 2021 at 11:36 am #

          LOL, Q anon is such a joke, and a psyops. Of course Q has insider info. It’s the CIA running it.

          Much like the Bernie Sanders psyop, people are STILL following Q anon, and believing everything it releases (in code – which means if you figure it out you’re double plus smart, lol).

    • crudgemudgeon December 24, 2021 at 3:23 pm #

      Yeah, sure. And all the spies from China were double agents, and the Confucius Institute is a fraternal organization. There’s no intellectual property theft and you can power your car with unicorn farts.

  15. anmariwakaranai December 24, 2021 at 10:40 am #

    How many times have you muttered Mol-Nu-Pir­-a-vir opening the fridge in hopes of finding at least one last beer tucked away behind the mayonnaise and miso?

    Many, many times Jim. Lol, Merry Kalikuma!

  16. dbrize December 24, 2021 at 10:41 am #

    A very Merry Christmas to all will include forwarding at minimum, JHK’s final paragraph to all.

  17. Jeremy December 24, 2021 at 10:45 am #

    And …… A big “THANK YOU” to you, Jim, for your erudition and written words.
    A Happy Holidays to you and yours.

    And to one and all who visit here.

  18. docmartin December 24, 2021 at 10:46 am #

    I get a kick out all you “ Nancy Drew” types thinking you have it all figured out. Maybe some of you geniuses can tell me why and who shot Officer Tippit.

    • O.G. Hawkins December 24, 2021 at 10:50 am #

      It is easy to figure out what they have done. It is difficult to speculate what they will do next.

      • Being Frank December 24, 2021 at 11:42 am #

        It is as obvious to me as the nose on my face that this winter in W. Europe will be very,very long and cold with no wind(=no electricity) for week after week. In other words an engineered winter to go with an engineered pandemic.
        I’m also expecting they will repeat the trick of bringing the Arctic down to Texas again this Jan. just like their trial run last January, but this time it will visit for a good few weeks. IMHO this war on W. Civ. has hardly started and if I can imagine it , they can almost certainly do it.

        • TaxDonkey December 24, 2021 at 8:01 pm #

          Frank, how do “they” do that? do you have a link for this? I’m not disagreeing with you necessarily. I know weather warfare has been on the table for many years. Regarding the energy shortages all over the world, we’ve known for a long time this was coming, for example from JHK writings. As a nation we freely chose to do nothing to prepare. The elites didn’t put a gun to our head and make us become 300 pound fat slobs. The whole world is guilty as well. There are countries in the middle that import over 90% of their natural gas and more than 95% their food. Kuwait for example. When they start tapping out on those big oil fields, the insanity really starts, more than anything we’ve seen yet. Looks close, because global energy production is currently pointed downwards, probably pretty steep Seneca cliff type decline in the next 10 years.

    • R banjo December 24, 2021 at 4:20 pm #

      Sherlock Holmes would know…
      According to Doyle anyway…
      Officer Tippit…..ha

    • Blackbird December 24, 2021 at 5:24 pm #

      You’re right. We’re stupid. We need to trust the Experts.

      So, who did shoot Officer Tippit – the world is waiting!

      • Proud Mary Keeps On Burning December 24, 2021 at 9:09 pm #

        Some days, you’re the best thing up here!

        xox

    • abbybwood December 24, 2021 at 11:36 pm #

      All I know is that Biden finally released all the secret CIA/FBI files on the JFK assassination a few weeks ago and I will be a monkey’s uncle!

      Oswald DID kill JFK only with the help of some Russian agents!

      A “crossfire”……pftt!

  19. BackRowHeckler December 24, 2021 at 10:49 am #

    Well, this engineered Covid 19 extravaganza might be on the skids, but Progressives will still want to push people around, and the Climate Crisis fills the bill. It going to take a pretty brutal and active secret police agency to enforce the myriad Climate diktats coming down the pike, something akin to the Gestapo, NKVD & Stasi.

    • O.G. Hawkins December 24, 2021 at 10:52 am #

      Yes. They have passed the point of no return. Full steam ahead.

      • JohnAZ December 24, 2021 at 3:14 pm #

        Do Nothing – Make excuses!

        AGW is next.

      • messianicdruid December 24, 2021 at 9:57 pm #

        “They have passed the point of no return.”

        Their hearts have been hardened, just like Pharoah.

      • Hereward the Woke December 25, 2021 at 5:20 am #

        Yep. This is the Great Reset. And the thing about the Great Reset is that you have to follow it through to the end or your lose the programme. China flu is fading, so God knows what horrors are slouching towards Bethlehem in readiness for 2022!

    • TaxDonkey December 24, 2021 at 11:06 am #

      Here in the semi-rural area, I’m more worried about roving bands of armed and hungry people raging through through the land than I am the Gestapo. I don’t know about the cities, but here in the country they don’t have the manpower to knock down everybody’s door. Not that they won’t have the desire to set up a Hunger Games paradigm for the more productive red country but the energy situation is going to fall apart on them and the matrix will be twitching and glitching too much.

      • BackRowHeckler December 24, 2021 at 11:54 am #

        Yes there is that too.

        In a way it’s already happening out here except the roving bands are well fed and arriving in stolen expensive SUVs and foreign sedans, also stolen. They are armed as well.

        • JohnAZ December 24, 2021 at 3:20 pm #

          That will only get worse as the cities empty out. The government has kept things quiet for decades with welfare. That is breaking down, everything being reported points to it.

          Buy a Gun? No help, you defend yourself from a thief, you are going to jail. Look at the stores in California, they are just standing back and allowing pillage. If they interfere, they go to jail. If some fool cop runs some of them in, they are out in hours.

          Only one solution, get the hell out of the cities.

          • Blackbird December 24, 2021 at 5:21 pm #

            Once we are out of the cities, can we use our guns then? Won’t we still go to jail for defending ourselves?

            Seems to me the only choice we have left is: Die on your feet, or on your knees.

          • TaxDonkey December 24, 2021 at 8:07 pm #

            Agreed, cities will be the worst. How many failed EBT swipes are they away from serious chaos? And they are reliant on the red states to produce much of what they consume. They’re not exactly fostering a bunch of good will towards the more productive conservative areas that they rely on for food at the moment.

    • Islander December 24, 2021 at 2:27 pm #

      Speaking of the Stasi . . .

      Here is a new way to deploy panic.

      Panic headlines in both of the local newspapers.
      4 are in the hosital, 2 in the ICU. No info on which variant, whether infected vaccinated, any comordities? Age? Calls for for specific info (in comment threads) are dissed and motives of people merely asking for more info are impugned. Plus, of course: You are probably a Trump supporter. WTF?

      My dear nephew, my favorite, just called to say that before we can get tog. tomorrow I have to have a test. He is bringing it to me.

      I said, WTF? This new variant is mild. We should really all get it. Treat the virus more or less like the old-fashioned virulation: You get a milder form of the disease; build antibodies.

      He said: Just need to be sure, before we get together tomorrow. it is really raging all over the place.

      He is bringing me the test. I really don’t want to take it. But I am the bad fairy if I don’t. I don’t see a way to get out of it. I really do not like having decisions such as this made for me.

      So, with the new omicron panic and the general notion put out there that no one knows anything about it, people are acting like enforcers on their friends and family. I know where this all came from. The wife. Professional worrier and hypochondriac.

      Now, if I should test positive, I am stuck. Do I get reported to some agency? Am I monitored to see if I leave my house?

      This has really come from left field.
      Thanks, Jim, for the good last graf. I hope the people of the USA listent to the reasonable and see reason. But I am not very optimistice. We are really being subjected to an onslaught of unsupported “info” and confusion.

      • Paula D December 24, 2021 at 2:56 pm #

        My friend is in the ICU for the third time this year, for a recurring colon infection.
        This time, unlike the last two times, she tested positive for covid.
        I assume that means that they will count her as a covid patient in ICU.
        The hospitals get a 20% bonus on the entire bill if the patient is diagnosed with covid.

      • Beryl of Oyl December 24, 2021 at 4:42 pm #

        When he comes over, don’t answer the door.

      • Blackbird December 24, 2021 at 5:15 pm #

        “I really do not like having decisions such as this made for me.” Then don’t.

        If you and your nephew are really that close, he should be willing to listen to you – and not just preach at you.

        If not – welcome to the world of the friendless.

        • Not_GeorgeT December 25, 2021 at 2:31 am #

          Islander,

          Break it down into issues v. positions.

          If their position is you need the test, it’s a position, not an issue.

          If your position is you don’t do the test, it’s a position, not an issue.

          What is the issue?

          Separate the issue from the positions.

          I can’t answer it, can pose the question.

          Keeping focused on issues v. positions is the way to dispute resolution.

          With all that said, as Blackbird notes, “welcome to the world of the friendless”.

          At this point…

          The issue then becomes identifying those of us who have already entered the world of friendless. A starting point for building a new network with all the “friendless” people.

          Fear… don’t fear letting go. Have faith in yourself.

      • Wizard of the Saddle December 26, 2021 at 12:49 am #

        I hope you told the “dear nephew” to take his COVID test and shove it as far up his own ass as is humanly possible. Any relative who would pull such a stunt wit me would immediately go to the top of my own personal “naughty list” and would be persona non grata for an extended period of time until he wised up and extended a profound and sincere apology for his presumptuousness while simultaneously promising to NEVER try to pull such a stunt with me ever again

        Zero tolerance for this COVID Nazi bullshit. It’s the only path back to sanity.

    • Night Owl December 24, 2021 at 5:14 pm #

      It is not yet on the skids.

      Not until a big move is made on one of the puppets like Fauci, Drosten, etc.

      Right now we have mass protests (in Europe), an incredible amount of scientific information in the public sphere via alternative media, and an increasing number of statistical blunders in the corporate media.

      And of course the increasingly desperate attempts from the puppets to get the public do agree to outlandish requests.

      That said, they are still pushing forward. As of Dec. 28 all forms of protest will be made illegal here in Germany through a lockdown and decree on public gatherings of over 10 people.

      If the protests continue, then I would say things are looking much brighter.

      • Blackbird December 24, 2021 at 5:16 pm #

        Get out while you still can.

      • Proud Mary Keeps On Burning December 24, 2021 at 9:20 pm #

        Please consider leaving.

        • Night Owl December 25, 2021 at 3:33 pm #

          We have put together a backup plan. The hard part is that we don’t know what the situation will be like by the time we could potentially get a visa for my wife (ability to fly without a clot shot, mandates in the States, etc.).

          If the Supreme Court puts a halt to the mandates, then I think there is an 85 percent chance that we are coming back.

    • MaryQueen December 25, 2021 at 11:42 am #

      I planted a bug in a lib’s ear the other night, when I asked why the GND folks never talk about the destruction the militaries wreak on the planet, or the billions of masks now in the ocean, or the return of plastic bags in stores, which most of the GND crew (like Gavin Newscum) were responsible for, and asked why John Kerry jets around when he could use zoom, and why they all have shiny spankin’ new mansions on coasts that are supposedly about to disappear?

      She didn’t really have an answer for that. Seed planted – I hope. The thing about GND/climate change is that people don’t want to believe it, really, because it’s so horrifying. So if you give them some relief by pointing out what bullshit it is, they are a bit more open to it than they are the covid19 bullshit, for whatever reason. I guess because they think covid19 is temporary.

  20. TaxDonkey December 24, 2021 at 10:57 am #

    The trillion dollar question is whether the CV19 thing will just die out, or are we going to see mass deaths as many have predicted. Clearly, if Omicon is going to be the dominant variant now, it’s not causing severe ADE resulting in death. I know lots of vaxxed people who seem to be absolutely fine. Was this just Russian roulette and they got the blank chamber? Are they really out of the woods, assuming they don’t take 50 boosters next year..

    • O.G. Hawkins December 24, 2021 at 11:00 am #

      5G goes live January 5.

      • TaxDonkey December 24, 2021 at 11:06 am #

        oh yeah, there’s that.

        • O.G. Hawkins December 24, 2021 at 11:25 am #

          “Think Rwanda.”

    • Blackbird December 24, 2021 at 5:09 pm #

      Omicron isn’t the end of the Greek alphabet.

      Go out and get ya some Pi!

      • Paula D December 25, 2021 at 11:10 am #

        Pi doesn’t get released until 3.4

        • Paula D December 25, 2021 at 11:11 am #

          Damn, blew the joke. 3.14

          • MaryQueen December 25, 2021 at 11:43 am #

            LOL

  21. JTinMD December 24, 2021 at 11:02 am #

    Here’s the always logical Gail Tverberg, from a couple weeks ago.

    The historical period most similar to the current period, in terms of shortage of energy supply, is that between World War I and World War II. At that time, the Jews were persecuted. Now, there is an attempt to divide the world into Vaccinated and Unvaccinated, with the Unvaccinated persecuted. When the economy cannot produce enough goods and services for all members of the economy, the economy seems to divide into almost warring parts.

    https://ourfiniteworld.com/

    • TaxDonkey December 24, 2021 at 11:18 am #

      yeah, she makes a lot of sense. The comparison to the Jews is a stretch. My understanding is that the Jews were about 1% of German society in the late 1930s (someone can fact check). Anyway, the current Nazis are trying to villify all white male conservative heterosexual gun owners. Many are battle-hardened veterans. Most are pretty awake and getting seriously pissed. Come out to Montana or Texas and talk to some of them at the gun range and see how submissive you think they will be. There are also many conservative hispanics in the countryside, this is not only exclusively a white male thing as the media would have you believe. This seems like a really tough nut to crack.

      • O.G. Hawkins December 24, 2021 at 11:24 am #

        Right. Australia then Austria then Germany then UK and Canada then Montana and Texas.

        America will be the Final Stand.

        God bless America!

        • Blackbird December 24, 2021 at 5:07 pm #

          C’mon OG, you know us UnitedStatesians are nothing but a bunch of arrogant assholes! As the world spins down the toiletbowl, no one will remember the pathetic, backward shithole formerly known as the United States – or its role in pulling the plunger.

          But thanks for asking God to bless us – we sure as hell need it.

          • TaxDonkey December 24, 2021 at 8:17 pm #

            We’ve got a hard future and millions pounds of lard to burn off. As a country, we didn’t cherish freedom enough and we still don’t understand our energy predicament so we probably deserve the government that we have. I feel bad for the kids though. They didn’t ask for this shit.

        • Socrates-Detroit December 24, 2021 at 8:59 pm #

          America, the Final Stand, in the “Western” world?

          We will see.

          I doubt the PTB will directly confront gun owners in any communities where several or many people own guns, and where word of any harassment or attack can spread quickly, locally, by word of mouth.

          But we all know, or think we know, that “the grid is old. Our water systems are old” That is the weak link in a first-world country. No electric, no water, no credit card, is a big “not good”… Have you ever seen “Enemy of the State”?

          Isolated gun owners may be in peril.

          The PTB will eventually control the internet. There is just too much contrary information that cannot be dismissed or taken lightly be anyone one who thinks. Nixon hated leads. Gates/Fauxi/Zuckerberg hate “misinformation”–if it doesn’t fit THEIR narrative.

          Most people won’t notice, but we will, and they will cut us off from places like this. Our information will be really controlled.

          Location, location, location. I hope you are in a good one, and you have people like many of the folks in this space, who understand. Seek them out, if you have not already.

          Tomorrow is Christmas, where Christians celebrate the birth our Lord. He arrived in a humble manner. Christians believe he will come again, to judge and rule. It will be an increasingly rough ride until then. Unlike shepherds in field, this time everyone will know He has arrived. He will put an end to the New World Order, because it is incompatible with His order.

          Merry Christmas!

          • SpeedyBB December 26, 2021 at 1:54 pm #

            I’m trying to remember, Socrates-Detroit, which one of the hurricanes was put forward as an excuse for the military to go from house to house (in the South?) and collect all firearms, after grilling the inhabitants about them.

            An armed platoon of tired, frightened strangers in uniform invades your place with some smart-aleck second Looey in command – are you ready for a firefight? They are likely counting on the hesitancy of the average citizen.

            A couple of years ago there was also rumination about a false flag exercise involving a mysterious nuclear detonation over an American city to unsettle the populace just enough to exert permanent martial law over the land. The question is whether the generals are compromised enough to go along with it. Hopefully not.

            An “emergency”, natural or manufactured, will be a choice opportunity to stamp out opposition once and for all.

          • Paula D December 26, 2021 at 7:17 pm #

            That was Katrina, Speedy BB.
            That was quite an operation. But look! ABC says, sure, they took their guns, but they let them stay in their undamaged houses.
            Such a benevolent government. A friend of mine started working for Homeland Security and the general Honore told a story about how he wasn’t assigned to New Orleans, but he went anyway. The military had orders to not give people water so that the would leave, but he overturned them.
            It would have been worse is my takeaway.
            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kf8trl69kzo

      • JohnAZ December 24, 2021 at 3:30 pm #

        A government needs validation for what it does. It needs justification for its Wag the Dog exercises. It needs a scapegoats, something to blame in the blame game.

        Hitler hated Jews because he believed they caused the economic meltdown that Germany had.

        This group of losers in DC right now need a scapegoat to justify the idiocy they have displayed in the last 11 months. They want their agenda, they want a Communist Amerika. They will be out to shut down the folks trying to stop the takeover.

        All those people that do not have Vaxxes. Get ready, as things get worse, the intensity will increase.

        Omicron, removing leverage, won’t help.

      • neurodoc December 24, 2021 at 3:59 pm #

        Same goes for Missouri, Tennessee, Arkansas, Florida, Alabama, I could go on.

        CW2 will NOT be a walk in the park for the current dem Nazis.

  22. got___truth December 24, 2021 at 11:08 am #

    Wheels of justice grind slow but grind fine!

    While the MANY are distracted with COVID mass formation psychosis, the few are pursuing fitting justice for the perpetrators and profiteers!

    ALL are NOT lost!

    …with all its sham, drudgery, and broken dreams, it is STILL a beautiful world!
    Be cheerful.
    Strive to be happy!

    Merry Christmas!
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b3mavpGlmHY&list=PLl55Zh3U2VW7YD-JKHT0vYIk1ZCrK7c4-&index=14

  23. JTinMD December 24, 2021 at 11:09 am #

    Here’s another gem from the virtually always sober and sobering pen of Gail Tverberg.

    As I noted in the introduction, Revelation 18 talks about lack of demand being an issue in the collapse of Babylon, and presumably in any future collapse that occurs. Revelation 18:11-13 reads:

    The merchants of the earth will weep and mourn over her because no one buys their cargoes anymore— 12 cargoes of gold, silver, precious stones and pearls; fine linen, purple, silk and scarlet cloth; every sort of citron wood, and articles of every kind made of ivory, costly wood, bronze, iron and marble;13 cargoes of cinnamon and spice, of incense, myrrh and frankincense, of wine and olive oil, of fine flour and wheat; cattle and sheep; horses and carriages; and human beings sold as slaves.

    The need for vaccine passports in some countries reminds a person of Revelation 13:17, “they could not buy or sell unless they had the mark, which is the name of the beast or the number of its name.” In fact, people in Sweden are getting microchip implants after its latest COVID passport mandate.

    Some people believe that Revelation 12 describes the Antichrist; that is, the polar opposite of Christ. Before the world comes to an end, Revelation 12 seems to predict a great fight against this Antichrist, which Christ wins. I could imagine Anthony Fauci being the Antichrist.

    • O.G. Hawkins December 24, 2021 at 11:19 am #

      The deceived do indeed worship the little rat.

    • TaxDonkey December 24, 2021 at 11:31 am #

      I see Fauci lower on the chain of command than the actual anti-christ. Incidentally, I could never figure out if Lucifer and the anti-christ are the same guy. Is one like the Joker and the other is the Penguin?

      • thirdcoastlegend December 24, 2021 at 12:04 pm #

        Maybe, but not much lower.

        Look at the enormous cult of personality that has sprung up around Fauci in the last 20 months or so.

        Also recall that, through the various budgets he controls, which total up to something like $40 to $45 billion, Fauci is effectively a billionaire in terms of the resources he can direct and the influence he can exert via application of those resources.

      • Cactus Girl December 24, 2021 at 2:55 pm #

        Lucifer is a fallen angel, so probably not the Antichrist.

      • messianicdruid December 24, 2021 at 10:14 pm #

        “Dear children, this is the last hour; and as you have heard that the antichrist is coming, even now many antichrists have come. This is how we know it is the last hour.”

        anti – against
        anti – in place of

        Take your pick.

    • Blackbird December 24, 2021 at 4:55 pm #

      I don’t think it does “our side” any service to attempt to equate Fauci with the Antichrist. That demonic little shit is just a cog in the wheel. No one will remember his name when they die.

      The real Antichrist – rules from a city on seven hills… – well, that’s been obvious for a millennium or more.

  24. lizharmon December 24, 2021 at 11:10 am #

    Merry Christmas from America’s unvaxxed (somewhat), unmasked (almost completely), wide open and unafraid (except for blue people) Heartland!

    • Proud Mary Keeps On Burning December 24, 2021 at 11:57 am #

      I was at a Christmas party last night and there were over 30 people there, and not one mask or even talk of covid19 or omicron. It was as normal as could be.

      Most of this exists among the death-culters addicted to TV. The rest of us have gone on with life.

      • JTinMD December 24, 2021 at 12:09 pm #

        Do you live near Boise, Idaho?

        • Proud Mary Keeps On Burning December 24, 2021 at 7:55 pm #

          Yes.

          • TaxDonkey December 24, 2021 at 8:30 pm #

            Outside the blue cities, I’m not even sure that we’re as divided as the media says we are. Over here in mostly red country, I don’t feel that divided really. If you don’t watch MSM, you forget you’re supposed to hate white people and be afraid of dying from Fow Chi’s gain of function virus. I think you’re still supposed to hate Trump but I haven’t plugged in lately to find out if I should hate him more than any other.

          • Proud Mary Keeps On Burning December 24, 2021 at 9:51 pm #

            Boise is a blue city!

    • Anthea December 25, 2021 at 1:31 pm #

      It’s the same here, though if I travel into the city or the close-in suburbs, the employees in some stores are still required to wear masks. When you see someone wearing a mask here in the country, it’s usually someone very elderly. I don’t ask people about their vax status.

      We do have some covid going around–if that’s what it is. I only know this because a several people who handle a lot of church doings are sick, so others have had to scramble to fill their posts.

      Discussions of this situation have revealed that almost every family has a stock of Ivermectin, and presumbly the other recommended treatments. The doctor in the nearest town prescribes Ivermectin, and the pharmacy in town will fill the prescription.

  25. Jarek December 24, 2021 at 11:10 am #

    https://www.amren.com/features/2021/12/lee-kuan-yew-building-and-keeping-a-nation/

    The “secrets”: If multicultural, one race dominates, a high level one, in this case the Chinese.

    If Democratic, the state must be authoritarian, with one Party dominant and Communist riff raff kept out of the process completely.

    Morality encouraged. Strong families. All laws enforced.

    Failures? They are so obsessed with making money that they don’t have kids anymore. He could have learned much from National Socialism which exalts the organic side of life as much as the scientific, technological, and commercial.

    • TaxDonkey December 24, 2021 at 8:47 pm #

      what do you think about the Japanese? They are about as homogenous as you can get, but they consume more adult diapers than baby diapers and the younger generation has apparently very little interest in sex. Even the young men. What’s going on over there?

  26. restless94110 December 24, 2021 at 11:31 am #

    In 2 places:

    “Americans need to draw about the Democratic Party’s motives during this”

    “bunch of blue cities whose Democratic bosses have”

    you have used Democratic when the correct term is Democrat.

    It makes a difference, because no one could say that that party is democratic.

    • TaxDonkey December 24, 2021 at 11:40 am #

      correct term is socialist?

      • Blackbird December 24, 2021 at 4:46 pm #

        Correct term is fraud.

  27. farmgal December 24, 2021 at 11:39 am #

    Merry Christmas to all here at CFN and a special thank you to Mr. K for his witty and succinct prose. I am deep into the RFK, Jr. book and I tell you I can hardly believe my eyes. Over the years I have followed most of the links posted here for videos and articles and thank God for this information exchange. BUT when you see everything written out in one place, supported by endless footnotes and studies, it is absolutely criminal! And criminal in every aspect, and criminal for a very long time.

    I am usually a positive person but between the RFK book and Ernst Wolff on the economic realities it’s really hard. The only thing that keeps me going is hope; hope that more people are waking up to the scam that our country has become. Without hope we truly are all doomed.

    • O.G. Hawkins December 24, 2021 at 11:42 am #

      Repent. Pray. Win.

    • TaxDonkey December 24, 2021 at 11:44 am #

      What percent of people do you think still worship this guy? I used to see this sign up in liberal white people’s yards that said “Thank you Dr. Fauci” and it had a black hand cupping a heart or something like that. I’ve noticed that something like 9 out of 10 of those signs have come down recently.

      • BackRowHeckler December 24, 2021 at 11:49 am #

        We’ve got some BLM & Hate Has No Home Here signs still extant. Not many, but you still see them.

        • Blackbird December 24, 2021 at 4:45 pm #

          But those “Fuck Biden” flags? Multiplying like rabbits up here – despite the recent wind storms.

          Let’s Go Brandon!

    • Beryl of Oyl December 24, 2021 at 12:55 pm #

      I haven’t read it yet. I knew about the AIDS mess (I’m not sure what to call it). I don’t know how, with that record alone, Dr. Fauci ended up on that task force.

      What I learned from an excerpt (and Bobby covered everything, didn’t he?) was that a specific reason for Dr. Fauci’s being in his position at NIAID, was to get to the bottom of the increase in auto-immune disorders and allergies in Americans.

      Under Fauci’s tenure, there was a sharp increase in such disorders.

      • TaxDonkey December 24, 2021 at 8:50 pm #

        A lot of his tenure was about vaccines and we were asleep while they were driving that bus up the country’s butt.

    • cbeard December 24, 2021 at 2:01 pm #

      I have yet to hear any mention of Mr. Kennedy’s book on mainstream TV, radio, newspapers etc. If Fauci and all the others involved(the list includes lying media and politicians) don’t pay for this, some with capital punishment, then it confirms that there is no justice in America.

  28. Slugoon December 24, 2021 at 11:52 am #

    Merry Christmas to all here, and to you Jim!

    I shall be spending part of mine alone since my in-laws have asked for proof of a negative lateral flow test to attend their premises. Ho ho ho.

    It’s likely to be my last one too, given that mass death is about to befall the unvaccinated.

    I’ll see some of you on the other side!

    (And a special chink of the glass to my compatriot, GreenAlba.)

    • BackRowHeckler December 24, 2021 at 12:02 pm #

      Wait a minute, you English and Scots are friends again? That’s great! Well, I’m fixing to pour a shot of Baileys Irish Cream into my coffee; here’s a Christmas Toast to both you Brits. Cheers.

      • Beryl of Oyl December 24, 2021 at 12:49 pm #

        I have a bottle of Bailey’s. Thanks for the reminder!

      • debt December 24, 2021 at 9:24 pm #

        Mass death is more likely to befall the vaccinated.

    • GreenAlba December 24, 2021 at 12:58 pm #

      Merry Christmas, likewise, and thank you to Jim.

      And sláinte to yourself, Slugoon, and brh.

      I really can’t believe your in-laws are that insane, Slugoon. I have a nice German neighbour across the road who popped over to see how my husband was. I was pleasantly surprised to discover she’s totally au fait with what’s going on. She said she was really grateful to us Brits because we don’t talk or ask about other people’s vaxx status, whereas Germans do it non-stop. I guess you’re just unlucky!

      Perhaps you should tell your in-laws you wouldn’t consent to visiting them anyway, unless they submit to an intelligence test.

      I’m an untidy person and a procrastinator, sadly, so I’m not ready for rest and wine, but Merry Christmas to everyone from my rather untidy living room, which will nevertheless be transformed by the time daughters et al arrive tomorrow.

      • GreenAlba December 24, 2021 at 1:13 pm #

        PS I was pleased to see Robert Malone being interviewed by Neil Oliver the other day – who’d have thought?! Seems Dr M and his network are impressed by the brave efforts of ‘the coastguy’.

        Neil said earlier he and his family will do whatever they like at Christmas, thanks very much. I hope the Führerin was watching. Cheers, Nicola.

        • ianw December 24, 2021 at 3:06 pm #

          Neil said earlier he and his family will do whatever they like at Christmas, thanks very much.

          That’s the type of irresponsibility and foot-stamping that has made the pandemic far worse and far longer than it need be.

          Defeating the virus requires a sense of community, and social responsibility. Some emotional intelligence.

          • GreenAlba December 24, 2021 at 3:18 pm #

            Eff off, you ignorant Karen.

            He’s had covid, has natural immunity, and can neither get it again nor pass it on to anyone.

            Unlike a vaxxed person, who can do both.

          • ianw December 24, 2021 at 3:26 pm #

            Eff off, you ignorant Karen.

            LOL … I see you’re full of Christmas Cheer and Goodwill!

            Your total intolerance of views that don’t accord with your own is the worst I’ve ever seen on a forum – and I’ve seen some doozies.

            Merry Christmas!

          • JohnAZ December 24, 2021 at 3:41 pm #

            NO, viruses mutate to become endemic. There has not been one thing the “community”, I use that word lightly, has done to alleviate Covid. Masks, vaxxes, etc have done squat to alleviate the spread. Fauci put out his doctrine Feb. 2020, and has done nothing since except scare people.

            Killing hosts are not in the viruses best interest, so survival mutations lead toward an endemic state.

            Sorry, IANW, but the government’s best interests is in spreading the disease, not controlling it.

          • GreenAlba December 24, 2021 at 5:07 pm #

            I have intolerance of lying trolls, Karen, that’s all. Not views.

            Still waiting for your refutation of even one point in Peter McCullough’s presentation.

            But accusations of intolerance are a bit rich coming from someone who calls people scabs for declining an unapproved medication thats killing people on an industrial scale.

          • ianw December 24, 2021 at 5:38 pm #

            Sorry, IANW, but the government’s best interests is in spreading the disease, not controlling it.

            I think that’s incorrect, JAZ.

            I can’t think of any elected politician whose best interests are served by prolonging the pandemic – particularly if there is the suggestion that they mismanaged it.

            Even in those jurisdictions where the political leaders are effectively pandemic-deniers (such as Florida) – they have to tread carefully in their gung-ho style … they can be punished if they’re seen to cause more health drama than they solve.

            Donald Trump was punished, I reckon.

          • spaingaroo December 24, 2021 at 6:51 pm #

            welcome our brigade 77 friends

          • Proud Mary Keeps On Burning December 24, 2021 at 9:57 pm #

            At this point, you are basically a caricature to be laughed at.

          • MaryQueen December 25, 2021 at 12:13 pm #

            “Eff off, you ignorant Karen.”

            Hahahahahaha!

            Merry Christmas, GA!

          • ianw December 26, 2021 at 3:04 am #

            Still waiting for your refutation of even one point in Peter McCullough’s presentation.</i?

            Everything he sys is a total lie.

            He is a de-registered dis-barred fruit-loop. Your devotion to him is pathetic, perhaps pathological.

            Gosh I feel sorry for your husband – he has an utter nutter in his own house. Sad.

          • GreenAlba December 26, 2021 at 4:19 pm #

            Oh dear. Karen is in meltdown. Can’t even manage her italics.

            And is seething because she can’t find a single thing to refute in Dr McCullough’s presentation.

            Poor Karen. Must be getting a hard time from her paymasters for achieving absolutely nothing on this website.

            Bless.

          • GreenAlba December 26, 2021 at 4:24 pm #

            “ Gosh I feel sorry for your husband – he has an utter nutter in his own house. Sad.”

            Not his house, it’s mine, Karen. All mine. And I’m not going to throw him out for his mass formation psychosis. Anyway, he’s almost finished reading the Fauci book, so he knows a lot more than he did before collapsing due to the poison booster. The Nooz is hardly on these days. Small mercies.

          • GreenAlba December 26, 2021 at 7:05 pm #

            “ Everything he sys is a total lie”

            So you’ll have an example for every minute you spent on that presentation.

            Go on, spoil us with your scientific brilliance.

      • anmariwakaranai December 24, 2021 at 2:13 pm #

        I raise my paralyser coffe to you Oh Green one…., later that is, gotta drive in the snow this Eve.

        • anmariwakaranai December 24, 2021 at 2:30 pm #

          Coffee!

          • GreenAlba December 26, 2021 at 4:25 pm #

            Cheers anmari. Hope you had a good Christmas!

      • JohnAZ December 24, 2021 at 4:33 pm #

        Guess who put out the advisory to avoid non vaxxed folks in your Xmas celebrations.

        You’re right!

        • ianw December 26, 2021 at 3:06 am #

          Sensible people who act on good scientific advice – peer-reviewed paper – not nutters who read fruit-loop websites!

          • GreenAlba December 26, 2021 at 9:01 pm #

            By fruitloop websites, you mean this one? The one whose author commends Peter McCullough, who you claim lies with his every breath?

            You’re a piece of work, aren’t you, Troll?

          • ianw December 27, 2021 at 1:23 am #

            Perhaps this is of interest:

            The BMJ noted the following problems with the Lead Stories report:

            • It fails to provide any assertions of fact that The BMJ article got wrong
            • It has a nonsensical title: “Fact Check: The British Medical Journal Did NOT Reveal Disqualifying And Ignored
            Reports Of Flaws In Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Trials”
            • The first paragraph inaccurately labels the BMJ a “news blog”
            • It contains a screenshot of our article with a stamp over it stating “Flaws Reviewed,” despite the Lead Stories article not identifying anything false or untrue in the BMJ article
            • It published the story on its website under a URL that contains the phrase “hoax-alert.”
            • Consequently, the BMJ editors described the fact-check as “inaccurate, incompetent and irresponsible.”

            It might be worthwhile checking the credibility of your sources before posting (there’s a first time for everything!).

          • ianw December 27, 2021 at 1:40 am #

            The one whose author commends Peter McCullough?

            Peter McCullough is a freaked out anti-vax / anti-pandemic nutjob (going for the big $$$) … when will you people accept this reality? He has no credibility with anyone who knows what they’re talking about.

            Snake Oil grifting … but aren’t they all that?

          • GreenAlba December 27, 2021 at 6:48 am #

            If Peter McCullough is a freaked out nutjob, you’ll have no difficulty in pointing out a list of half a dozen data-based assertions in his 90-minute presentation that are factually incorrect and demonstrably so.

            You are clearly in meltdown and unable to provide any scientific facts regarding the vascular sequelae of the clot shots.

            Only a paid troll would continue with increasingly hysterical ad homs, as you do, bereft of scientific refutations.

            Please confirm you consider our host a nutjob for commending other nutjobs.

          • GreenAlba December 27, 2021 at 7:10 am #

            Karen, you truly are dumb to an unbelievable degree. You just repeated the BMJ’s case against Facebook’s lying ‘fact checker’ to confirm the Life Site News story.

            Watching a Karen-troll unravel is one of life’s great pleasures.

    • ianw December 24, 2021 at 3:15 pm #

      I shall be spending part of mine alone since my in-laws have asked for proof of a negative lateral flow test to attend their premises. Ho ho ho.

      • ianw December 24, 2021 at 3:18 pm #

        Sounds all rather over the top … but I guess with 122,000 new cases in the UK every day, then some precautions would seem to be in order.

        • Slugoon December 24, 2021 at 3:33 pm #

          They’re vaccinated up to the eyeballs but obviously still frightened that I, presently asymptomatic of any seasonal illness, will pass something on. It’s the same father-in-law who will no longer shake hands but is happy to touch elbows, thus bringing his face even closer to mine, before subsequently staying in the same house. Next time he comes I will ask for proof that he’s not carrying malaria or hepatitis. Hey ho, more time to practice my piano!

          Anyway, Merry Christmas to you, Ian. We’ll never agree on Covid but Merry Christmas all the same.

          • ianw December 24, 2021 at 4:20 pm #

            Merry Christmas to you Slug as well!

      • Wizard of the Saddle December 26, 2021 at 10:49 pm #

        No one wants to spend Christmas with the in-laws anyway, so they did you an unintended kindness by excluding you. LOL….

        • ianw December 27, 2021 at 1:52 am #

          You’re deeply cynical Wizard, but nevertheless you speaketh the truth!

        • ianw December 27, 2021 at 1:53 am #

          Fortunately, I always loved my in-laws more than my own parents, so that was a bonus.

    • Night Owl December 24, 2021 at 5:19 pm #

      Merry Christmas, Slugoon.

      • Slugoon December 24, 2021 at 7:04 pm #

        And to you to Owl, I’ve enjoyed your posts this year, more than most. Keep ’em coming! Prost!

  29. mitchellc December 24, 2021 at 11:54 am #

    In order for divide and conquer to remain effective, it’s imperative for rulers to prevent both sides from uniting (as in Hindus and Muslims driving out the British), or allowing one side to gain dominance (as with Jews driving out the British).

    Astute readers may have noticed a consistent pattern, in that the British were by far and away the leading experts of utilizing this technique.

    In fact, the good old USA is the prime example of their legacy: Regional, race, ethnicity, class, gender. (Note that the British were driven out when slave owning estate owners teamed up with commercial Yankees.)

    Its seriously bad for business if people either unite or one side gains power. Actual armed conflict destroys the parasite along with the host.

    In this case, time is about up for the woke progressives. They were useful in stopping Trump, but they made the mistake of believing their own shtick.

    So, covid will whither away, with no one brought to account no differently than all the previous wars and conflicts.

    The right will be gleeful at the turnaround, all the while thinking their time has come with divine retribution at the offing. Rinse, wash, repeat.

    However, underlying this little drama will be the real world facts of life. I find it truly fascinating as to how the geniuses are game playing the entire board.

    Seriously, how they expect to try and keep it all together during the great reset is where we should be focusing our collective attention.

    • got___truth December 24, 2021 at 12:14 pm #

      Very insightful.
      The GOEs and their purchased sycophants ARE setting public-private policies to exacerbate a multitude of variables beyond critical point, inducing rolling waves of collapse, under the governing law of self-organized criticality.
      Thus setting up the very same GOEs as the “earthly saviors” of the balance of compliant humanity.
      ….however, the best laid plans of mice and men (and Globalist-Oligarch-Eugenicists) often go awry!

      GODSPEED!

    • JohnAZ December 24, 2021 at 3:49 pm #

      That is why the Deep State has no parties. They only care about the promotion of the federal government and the decline of state and local power. In DC, with few exceptions, Manchin comes to mind, using federal power, especially the ability to create money, is paramount. They, along with their globalist mentors are creating the great reset.

      Great Reset The removal of the US as number one. Results? Who knows?

      • ianw December 27, 2021 at 1:58 am #

        That is why the Deep State has no parties. They only care about the promotion of the federal government and the decline of state and local power.

        This is where I disagree with you very deeply JAZ. Politicians are always worried by the electorate – pandemic or not – they do NOT treating elections as a sham.

  30. Proud Mary Keeps On Burning December 24, 2021 at 12:11 pm #

    Merry Christmas, James and all the CFNers who read and/or comment. And thanks, JHK, for another excellent and hopeful article.

    Great breakdown of the medical tyranny we’re under, and the massive grift playing out by the monsters in charge of ‘healthcare’. SMH at people still clamoring for boosters.

    And don’t forget WE are literally, against our wills, funding the crimes being committed against us. The ultimate insult. These people in charge really need to hang.

    • got___truth December 24, 2021 at 12:26 pm #

      The greatest scheme in the recorded history of Western Civilization:
      Investing “retirement funds” in the stocks of selected publicly traded corporations that are actively developing the means of providing “early involuntary retirement” to the masses, including their very own investors!

    • got___truth December 24, 2021 at 12:33 pm #

      For the MANY not familiar with the playbook, behold the “No Adverse Effects” drilled into the American psyche in the 50’s and 60′, when BIG TOBACCO sponsored everything.
      ….Now it is BIG PHARMA….
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJTdYWjuugY&list=PLl55Zh3U2VW7YD-JKHT0vYIk1ZCrK7c4-&index=24

      • Proud Mary Keeps On Burning December 24, 2021 at 12:36 pm #

        Thanks, got. Yes, we have been programmed, from cradle to grave. Time to turn that around and turn off the boob tube.

  31. amb December 24, 2021 at 12:29 pm #

    And don’t forget these other heroes…
    Dr. Ardis
    Dr. Mercola
    Steve Bannon
    Raheem Kassam
    Nicholas Fuentes

    I’m sick of this. We have all the power. We just need to march into these gov and big pharma buildings and drag all of these evil scumbags out and tell them they are fired and to NEVER come back or the consequences will be gruesome. We need to take over our government and purge it of all destructive/non-survival/anti-American people and policies. Simple as that.

    It is kill or be killed people. Wake up!

    • pranah December 24, 2021 at 2:12 pm #

      Yet more heroes:
      Karen Kingston
      Greg Hunter

      Merry Christmas to all at CFN! Thanks for another year of entertainment and enlightenment, Jim, you are a hero too and have helped me preserve my sanity through the plandemic. Bring on 2022!

    • cbeard December 24, 2021 at 2:12 pm #

      Drag them out and tell them that they are fired!! LOL. I’m sure that scares the hell out of them. That would be like telling Hitler he was fired and to move along.

      • TaxDonkey December 24, 2021 at 9:02 pm #

        But Hitler was fired. These guys will be also. They just have to burn themselves out and history shows that this takes time. Their devastating consequences are the wake up call unfortunately.

      • amb December 24, 2021 at 10:42 pm #

        You misunderstand me cbeard. If I had it my way, my immediate reaction, I’d execute all of them. Yet, putting a few heads on a pike, then dragging the rest of them out, kicking them out, and letting them know that if they ever return, they’ll be disemboweled and hung from a lamp post will do the trick for me.

        Most of these people are clueless robots and many think that what they are doing is actually “right”. We just need to purge our gov of all these clowns. The less violence the better.

        People such as Schwab, Gates, Soros, Fauci, Tedros, MIC psychos, Big Pharma CEOs, Big Tech CEOs, etc. they need to be isolated and removed IMMEDIATELY.

    • pranah December 24, 2021 at 2:23 pm #

      And another hero: Dr. Vladimir Zelenko.

      BTW, Dr. Zelenko has been talking about the possibility that smallpox may be released, given that Gates said something about smallpox and shortly thereafter vials of alleged smallpox were discovered in an unsecure refrigerator in Pittsburgh, or something like that. Dr. Z takes seriously the notion that the evildoers tell us what they’re going to do before they do it.

      To that end, he’s been telling us in recent interviews that he has discovered a treatment for smallpox, used by a group of American Indians who did not lose any of their people to the pox.

      It’s pitcher plant. The carnivorous plant. You can buy extracts of it on line, or I guess you could raise your own (you can buy the plants on line, too) and figure out how to use them.

      ALTHEA–do you know anything about this? 🙂 Really enjoy your posts about medicinal plants and other modalities.

      • pranah December 24, 2021 at 2:28 pm #

        PubMed article: In vitro characteristics of a nineteenth-century therapy for smallpox

        https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/22427855/

      • JohnAZ December 24, 2021 at 3:53 pm #

        Wait a minute.

        OG. I watched the MD you asked me to.. Why are we afraid of a virus in test tubes that does not exist? Look back for my answer.

      • benr December 27, 2021 at 9:45 pm #

        The term DARK WINTER Joe Biden talks about is a war hammer smallpox outbreak. ?

  32. Proud Mary Keeps On Burning December 24, 2021 at 12:35 pm #

    The Comirnaty stunt they pulled months ago is particularly maddening. Now, most people think that the jabs they’re getting are approved and not experimental.

  33. WilbursHuman December 24, 2021 at 12:44 pm #

    being a simple, country boy………

    I never really understood it all.

    This fellow explains it all in simple to understand words..

    Brilliant interview

    Marx laid it all out in 1848

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B_wPQ6ET_Cc

    They are following a plan, that has been in place

    A Long, time.

  34. R banjo December 24, 2021 at 12:45 pm #

    Hey OG,
    Have you ever ran across Mary Baker Eddy and the Christian Science Ideas?

    Just curious as you are a man of great faith.

    I have some basic background on articles of faith and such, but with these mandates my wife started looking into the ideas of one of her great aunts or such. We will not comply with the CAli madness.

    Regardless have a great Holiday everyone.
    Thank you James for the great uplift thru the insanity….with the inflation I may have to uptick my small fee to you. I have been with you for a while…
    R banjo

    • O.G. Hawkins December 24, 2021 at 1:08 pm #

      Hey RB,

      Thank you for the compliment. I was raised Roman Catholic but became luke warm for decades and then was deceived and became completely lost circa 2013-2020.

      I’ve much to repent but am given Hope because our Almighty Father is loving and forgiving.

      I do not know of MBE but will search her out. Thanks for the tip.

      Merry Christmas to you and yours!

      God bless as we rush headlong into His plan.

  35. Beryl of Oyl December 24, 2021 at 12:45 pm #

    On the topic of President Trump’s interview with Candace Owens:

    He was flimflammed into that Operation Warp Speed, flat-out lied to be people he shouldn’t have had any reason to mistrust.

    If everything they told him about these vaccines were true, and he helped get them out to Americans in record time, well then, that would be an incredible achievement.

    Everyone forgets, there are hundreds of thousands if not millions of medical personnel, doctors, nurses, and so forth, who still swear by the jabs.

    As far as I know, even Dr. Atlas hasn’t come out and said the shots don’t work and are dangerous.

    So, as much as I know he’s wrong, and he knows what we think about this, he’s going to stick with what the “experts” he hears from are overwhelmingly claiming.

    He wants credit for this, and he wants his detractors to change their minds about him.

    I wish Candace had asked him whose idea was it to hire Dr. Fauci.

    • O.G. Hawkins December 24, 2021 at 1:17 pm #

      He’s smarter than that.

      Moderna never even had a product until this. Think about that. No doubt that he did.

      He knew.

      He said to use HCQ from the very start.

      He said that there was too much testing. He said that there would be WAY less cases with less testing.

      That sounded ridiculously stupid but only because we did not yet know about Kary Mulis, PCR testing, iterations and 97% false positives. He was bang-on from the get-go.

      I hear tell that he has set traps and that he continues to give the marlin line with eyes on the prize.

      Godspeed Mr Durham.

      • Beryl of Oyl December 24, 2021 at 2:41 pm #

        That’s his saving grace in all this. He didn’t try to suppress any alternate and early treatment, he encouraged it.

        So, he made grievous mistakes and was negligent in not ridding us of Dr. Fauci, but he doesn’t note deserve to swing from a rope, like Dr. Fauci and Dr. Collins do.

        • JohnAZ December 24, 2021 at 3:55 pm #

          How many times–

          Consider the alternative, are you really happy with what we have now!!!!!

        • TaxDonkey December 24, 2021 at 9:09 pm #

          Beryl, Trump is done if he doesn’t do a hard 180 degree reverse on his vaxx rhetoric. “He was lied to” is a crap excuse for his current failure and it’s not going to fly. Enough people are onto this scam. This Operation Warp Speed bullshit is done. On another note, Trump gave a terrible answer regarding Assange in the Owen interview.

    • Proud Mary Keeps On Burning December 24, 2021 at 10:07 pm #

      This is weak sauce, Beryl. Why make excuses for the Bilderberg-groomed billionaire who couldn’t give a flying fuck about you? Seriously…

  36. diggy December 24, 2021 at 12:46 pm #

    Thank you James – your contributions and your list of brave actors battling the Covid narrative is impressive.

    I would also mention Geert Varden Bosche, who has been preaching the dangers of the mass vaccination since the pandemic started.

    How is it that the smartest people in the room get frozen out of the decision making, while government lackeys and politicians make the rules and distribute the profits – then rub our nose in it again and again.

  37. R banjo December 24, 2021 at 12:48 pm #

    OG also
    The Tom Cowan short video is my new mantra.
    I have followed him and a lot of the ideas on his site.
    His book is quite enlightening also.
    The Contagion Myth.
    He had to change the title …you know Amazon and all..
    But you still find it.. if you look.
    R banjo

    • Proud Mary Keeps On Burning December 24, 2021 at 10:08 pm #

      I also really like him.

  38. Skylark December 24, 2021 at 12:52 pm #

    Excellent essay today Jim and so true. Slight correction in the thanks section, it’s Del Bigtree. He’s doing some excellent research work on his webcast “The Highwire”.

    • Proud Mary Keeps On Burning December 24, 2021 at 10:08 pm #

      Also, I don’t think Steve Kirsch is a doctor? He’s a businessman as far as I know…

  39. elysianfield December 24, 2021 at 1:02 pm #

    Schadenfreude,

    Yes, ladies and germs, a Christmas gift of comeuppance!

    Pennsylvania HR Scanlon, a proponent of “defund the police” and currently carrying an “F” rating from the NRA, was recently “jacked” by a group of teenagers…at gunpoint. She states everything of value was taken from her person, and also from her husband…who was carrying a concealed weapon.

    This is the second jacking of a lawmaker in the last several days.

    https://www.rt.com/news/544265-suspect-charged-congresswoman-carjacking/

    In another article, she describes the incident…begging the youths (probably hate-filled white supremists) not to shoot her or her husband while they rifled her person for valuables.

    Then she and her husband both ran away.

    She considers her husband…the man with the gun, as a “Hero”.

    The takeaway from this incident is to thank whatever God they sacrifice small animals to that the misguided youth did not demand sexual favors from either herself or her husband.

    Yes, ladies and germs…thieves with humanity….

    …I am giddy….

    • tucsonspur December 24, 2021 at 1:22 pm #

      Bull was a smart zero. Pull the rod, maybe face jail time. Sick.

      • elysianfield December 24, 2021 at 6:40 pm #

        Tucson,
        Well, maybe. I, myself in a similar situation would be…proactive, and there would possibly be fewer youths available to turn their lives around and maybe cure cancer or stop all wars, or some such.

        Having my prior experiences to draw upon, I find it difficult to rely on the humanity of a feral.

        • tucsonspur December 25, 2021 at 5:16 am #

          Good to hear. I’m even for shooting illegal border crossers, but I do realize that many are not criminals otherwise. Some get to be so after they arrive.

          30 days warning. Then live fire. Stop them dead. Don’t tread on me!

          Right, no way that happens.

  40. tucsonspur December 24, 2021 at 1:25 pm #

    Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good flight! What better way to celebrate this day than with the launch of a grand quest for knowledge and perhaps the birth of new insights.

    The James Webb Space Telescope is now set to launch from French Guiana on Saturday, December 25th. It will look back in time, searching the early universe for answers to mysterious riddles.

    Behold its gold-plated beryllium, hexagonal mirrors, its giant sunscreen, its journey to L2. You may not like it, but you’re made of star stuff so your interest in this mission should be keen. Soar with the JWST, ‘forget your troubles come on get happy’, and take in some astronomy.

    ‘A top item on the agenda will be to hunt for those first galaxies, Marcia Rieke of the University of Arizona said. Dr. Rieke has spent the last 20 years leading the development of a special camera, the Near Infrared Red Camera, or NIRcam, one of four instruments that take the light gathered by the telescope mirror and convert it into a meaningful image or a spectrum.’

    • SoftStarLight December 24, 2021 at 2:22 pm #

      Merry Christmas! I’m super excited about what this telescope is going to be able to see. The Hubble images are so amazing I can’t imagine what else is out there but its so much it will probably always be a riddle. We are all star dust and star energy and this is truly ok 🙂

      • tucsonspur December 25, 2021 at 4:57 am #

        Yes, Merry Christmas SSL! It is all very interesting, very exciting, and very, very mysterious. Watch the video below if you dare!

        • SoftStarLight December 26, 2021 at 8:09 pm #

          Thank you that was amazing! Hard to even fathom really. Space and time are literally expanding away from us.

    • JohnAZ December 24, 2021 at 4:04 pm #

      Tucsonspur

      Here are two I want to see answers for.

      If we look in all directions we can see back 13 billion years, right? So we will see what was there long ago.

      So if we sight in on 13 billion year old galaxies, why are they 26 billion light years apart instead of close together, like a few years after the Big Bang?

      If we see galaxies all around us that are 13 billion light years away, does that mean that Earth is the center of the universe?

      • ianw December 24, 2021 at 6:29 pm #

        The Universe has no centre – the Milky Way (where we reside) is on the “surface” of an ever expanding balloon, so you can see everything in the Universe from any point in the Universe.

        • JohnAZ December 24, 2021 at 10:04 pm #

          Not an answer to no.1.

          If we were on an ever expanding sphere, and the Big Bang was 13 billion years ago, all these old old galaxies they are looking for should be real close together, not 26 billion light years apart. A mystery.

          A solution may be the fact that time is a variable not a constant, whatever that may mean.

          • ianw December 25, 2021 at 6:11 am #

            If we were on an ever expanding sphere, and the Big Bang was 13 billion years ago, all these old old galaxies they are looking for should be real close together, not 26 billion light years apart. A mystery.

            No mystery – if the “sphere” has a radius of 13b light years, then the diameter (the furthest two elements in the Universe can be apart) will naturally be 26b years.

            It’s also possible (probable) that the outer (oldest) parts of the Universe are moving away faster than the speed of light – so of course they are not visible. Which is why the night sky is not a blaze of light from infinite stars – their light hasn’t reached us.

      • tucsonspur December 25, 2021 at 4:51 am #

        Hi John,

        Maybe this video will help explain:

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vIJTwYOZrGU

        The mind does boggle.

  41. Barry Bliss December 24, 2021 at 1:30 pm #

    Apparently, Dr. Oz can be added to that list of doctors to thank.

    https://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2021/12/23/dr-oz-takes-aim-at-dr-fauci.aspx

  42. Veritas December 24, 2021 at 1:45 pm #

    Thank you JK for this and all your posts. They are always trenchant, on-target and funny. The insanity in which we are now immersed would be overwhelming if not for the knowledge that many people across this country, and the world, are not deceived. One thing I’ve noticed is that honest people of different political persuasions are coming together over this assault on truth. As a political independent, essentially a constitutional conservative, I see disgusting behavior among so many in the GOP, and courage and honesty among many who identify/identified? as “liberals” or Democrats. RFK, Jr., Naomi Wolf, Kirsch, Kunstler, C. J. Hopkins, and others. Thanks to all who have the courage to see reality for what it is and to call out the lies.

    • Wizard of the Saddle December 26, 2021 at 11:08 pm #

      I agree with this. I’m more interested in where serious people stand on serious issues than I am in what political party affiliation they hail from. Party affiliations come and go. They are transient things. Truth, by contrast, is eternal, I’ll stand with any truth teller.

  43. Q. Shtik December 24, 2021 at 2:00 pm #

    I’ve been reading up on how Rutgers came to be the replacement team for the Gator Bowl. Basically because of the various teams with 5 win/7 loss records Rutgers was on top due to academic considerations.

    Why is Rutgers replacing Texas A&M?
    Rutgers is replacing the Aggies on Dec. 31 in Jacksonville, Fla. against the Demon Deacons. … The Scarlet Knights were the first option to replace Texas A&M because the program had the highest Academic Progress Rate score among all available 5-7 teams, according to reports.

    I have an ill feeling about this upcoming game (Dec 31 @ 11 AM).

    The opponent, Wake Forest, had a 10 W – 3 L record for the year.

    Imagine the logistics of Rutgers pulling the whole football program back together at the drop of a hat after the semester had ended. They have one week to come back to school, practice, study film footage, make flight and hotel arrangements, etc.

    • Disaffected December 24, 2021 at 3:50 pm #

      You never know, Q. They must just be so happy to be granted another game that they come together and play over their head. Isn’t Greg Schiano back in charge up there? Pretty decent coach. What the heck, it’s just another silly bowl game anyway. A freeby TV game to increase their exposure to potential recruits.

    • Blackbird December 24, 2021 at 4:26 pm #

      It’s a shame that some universities concentrate on academics rather than athletics. They’ll learn…

  44. wm5135 December 24, 2021 at 2:00 pm #

    A Christmas filled with Peace and Joy to you Walter B

    Happy Holidays

  45. wm5135 December 24, 2021 at 2:08 pm #

    Nothing new under the sun – Whose hand are you holding?

    “Surely, there is at this day a confederacy of evil, marshalling its hosts from all parts of the world, organizing itself, taking its measures, enclosing the Church of Christ as in a net, and preparing the way for a general Apostasy from it. Whether this very Apostasy is to give birth to Antichrist, or whether he is still to be delayed, as he has already been delayed so long, we cannot know; but at any rate this Apostasy, and all its tokens and instruments, are of the Evil One, and savour of death. Far be it from any of us to be of those simple ones who are taken in that snare which is circling around us! Far be it from us to be seduced with the fair promises in which Satan is sure to hide his poison! Do you think he is so unskillful in his craft, as to ask you openly and plainly to join him in his warfare against the Truth? No; he offers you baits to tempt you. He promises you civil liberty; he promises you equality; he promises you trade and wealth; he promises you a remission of taxes; he promises you reform. This is the way in which he conceals from you the kind of work to which he is putting you; he tempts you to rail against your rulers and superiors; he does so himself, and induces you to imitate him; or he promises you illumination, {61}—he offers you knowledge, science, philosophy, enlargement of mind. He scoffs at times gone by; he scoffs at every institution which reveres them. He prompts you what to say, and then listens to you, and praises you, and encourages you. He bids you mount aloft. He shows you how to become as gods. Then he laughs and jokes with you, and gets intimate with you; he takes your hand, and gets his fingers between yours, and grasps them, and then you are his.” John Henry Newman – 1838

  46. SoftStarLight December 24, 2021 at 2:10 pm #

    “and Pfizer will be sued up its pfizoo” – That’s a good one Mr. K lol and hopefully your wish will come true! Merry Christmas to you and thank you. Merry Christmas everyone!

  47. Prospero December 24, 2021 at 2:11 pm #

    Now I can relate to Rosemary’s anguished cry when she awoke from a drug-induced stupor and realized she was being raped by Satan:

    “This is no dream, this is really happening!”

  48. DurangoKid December 24, 2021 at 2:16 pm #

    Here’s another slightly different take from Chris Martenson and his guest.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CRo-ieBEw-8&t=3145s

  49. Paula D December 24, 2021 at 2:23 pm #

    What an excellent post, chock full of information and topped off with a salute to our greatest heroes of today.
    I thought, though, that the drug companies were immunized against lawsuits pertaining to all vaccines, both for children and adults.
    Is this not true?

  50. anmariwakaranai December 24, 2021 at 2:40 pm #

    Lest we forget Zelenko this fine day.

    • Proud Mary Keeps On Burning December 24, 2021 at 10:14 pm #

      Nobody puts Zelenko in a corner.

    • Jarek December 25, 2021 at 12:17 pm #

      Oh? Is he a Christian? No? Ask him what he thinks about Christ then.

      Oh you know? Then act like you know.

  51. and let live December 24, 2021 at 2:46 pm #

    Visit with my hemotologist this week at the Cleveland Clinic. Asked for ivermectin. In response, received a lecture about its dangers. All of my doctors there are fully invested in the covid delusion as is the clinic itself. They are ‘all covid’ all the time. I have no reason to doubt their depth of feeling about the severity of covid based on their ongoing on the job experiences. But they appear to have closed minds about early treatments for covid. So they are likely to see only the truly serious cases. IMO all of my doctors at the clinic are competent in their specialties and diligent in their care but with regard to covid I feel that I am on my own. I’ve been an appreciative reader of Mr. Kunstler for some time. An admirer in the background. I read the comments here with avid interest and keenly await each new installment. HAPPY HOLIDAYS

    • Beryl of Oyl December 24, 2021 at 3:06 pm #

      They give it to really elderly, really frail people in nursing homes. It’s how they treat scabies outbreaks.

      If they can give it to invalids, it can’t be dangerous for you, and letting covid go until you need the hospital is much more dangerous than horse paste.

    • neurodoc December 24, 2021 at 3:15 pm #

      They should know that ivermectin is an FDA approved med, used heavily by rheumatologists for inflammatory conditions among other human uses. But, its use confounds the ongoing pfizer experiment, and diverts funds away from pfizer, so they have conditioned MDs against its use.

      I feel your pain from your experience at Cleveland Clinic. Pfizer money has the ability to brainwash even the brightest of minds. I’ve seen it up front and way too close at the hospital where I teach.

      • JohnAZ December 24, 2021 at 4:08 pm #

        You Know, I have never seen any data that condemns Ivermectin, why is it condemned?

        • Blackbird December 24, 2021 at 6:10 pm #

          “The Science”!

        • Disaffected December 24, 2021 at 7:50 pm #

          Ya know, I’ve never seen any data that confirms the existence of God either, and yet you’ve been spouting off in support of THAT lately too. Just sayin’.

          • JohnAZ December 24, 2021 at 10:08 pm #

            I have, three eye witnesses

            Abraham, Moses and Saul. The Bible is another good data source, it’s in what you beLieve.

          • messianicdruid December 24, 2021 at 10:52 pm #

            Disaffected- What will you accept as proof?

            http://www.whatabeginning.com/Misc/Wonders/P.htm

          • Grandpa December 25, 2021 at 2:11 am #

            …you know, Dis; I’ve never seen the wind. Sure, I’ve seen the effects of the wind, but I’ve never seen the wind.
            Merry Christmas to all who believe. For those who don’t, have a bitchin’ Saturday; dudes.

        • MaryQueen December 25, 2021 at 12:25 pm #

          That’s been covered ad nauseam up here. They had to discredit and remove any remedies for covid19 so they could justify the jab. Are you seriously still asking this question???

  52. Q. Shtik December 24, 2021 at 2:54 pm #

    I just took a tongue lashing from my wife because I refused to get the booster shot and now the whole family is in an uproar about coming to our house for XMAS dinner. I accessed the text messages on my phone. There were 20 of them. Everyone’s in an uproar. It’s like a tag team pro wrestling match.

    • Beryl of Oyl December 24, 2021 at 3:01 pm #

      Will anyone ask to see proof? What they don’t know won’t hurt them, if you get my drift.

      Christmas is a time of year for keeping secrets.

      • Blackbird December 24, 2021 at 6:08 pm #

        There’s a time to stop lying. I only realized that in the past month or so…

        Everyday’s a learning experience. Can’t deal with my truth? Can’t deal with me. See ya on the other side.

    • SoftStarLight December 24, 2021 at 3:51 pm #

      You’re going to have to take a stand Q. Or what? You are going to get the booster? Once you do that it’ll be boosters whenever they say so. Forever. Plus you don’t even take kindly to tongue lashings.

    • malthuss December 24, 2021 at 3:55 pm #

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4FFUUo2Vv7Q

      5 boosters a year

      • JohnAZ December 24, 2021 at 10:12 pm #

        I hear you. It will never happen as exciting the immune system that often will cause increasing effects from inflammation.

        It may take 4 or 5 sticks too as antibodies seem to wear out fast.

    • Blackbird December 24, 2021 at 6:01 pm #

      Yay Stick! You can have dinner over here at Clusterfuck Nation. A six-pack and a can of Pringles are so underrated…

      • Proud Mary Keeps On Burning December 24, 2021 at 10:16 pm #

        Seriously. I’d prefer that to a pack of feral Karens any day. Esp. ones who expect to eat on my dime!!!

    • Disaffected December 24, 2021 at 6:10 pm #

      Families are fun, aren’t they?

      • Not_GeorgeT December 25, 2021 at 11:02 am #

        I actually think they are.

    • Jarek December 24, 2021 at 8:38 pm #

      You’re old enough (and rich enough) not to do anything you really don’t want to do anymore. Just tell them you’ll stay upstairs while they have a lovely dinner. You’ll have cold cuts later (guilt trip them!).

      If anyone really want to talk to you, tell them you’ll be at the top of the stairs and they can yell up to you and you down to them. It will be epic.

      • Q. Shtik December 26, 2021 at 4:17 pm #

        Just tell them you’ll stay upstairs – Jar

        ===========

        Thru no perfection of my own but, rather, the mere passage of time, I find myself as the patriarch of this family and can’t just blow off my grandkids, my own kids, and their spouses and significant others. However, I was thankful when the bedlam was over and everyone had gone home.

        I am currently watching the NY Giants getting the shit kicked out of them… under a minute left in the 4th qtr.

    • Anthea December 25, 2021 at 2:10 am #

      The simplest way to deal with this, it seems to me, is to tell everyone they are free to make their own decision about this. They can decide to come or they can decide not to come, just as they can accept or decline any invitation. That’s on them. Tell them you plan to be there, since, duh, it’s your home.

      I suppose this situation is complicated by your wife; she has to make a decision about whether to host the gathering. But the bottom line is that you’ve made your decision.

      • MaryQueen December 25, 2021 at 12:26 pm #

        Yes, agree 100%. Well said.

    • Wizard of the Saddle December 26, 2021 at 11:13 pm #

      Wow. I cannot even fathom belonging to an extended family that behaves in that manner. I feel badly for you. Seriously. No one deserves to be on the receiving end of such nonsense from anyone, much less ones familial relations. Ugh!

  53. Beryl of Oyl December 24, 2021 at 2:55 pm #

    The people thanked above can also thank Mr. Kunstler for providing a reputable site for us to air and discuss their views.

  54. Beryl of Oyl December 24, 2021 at 2:58 pm #

    It didn’t feel like Christmas until I did some last minute running around like mad, and now it does.

    • Not_GeorgeT December 25, 2021 at 11:08 am #

      I used to do such, eventually changed the approach. Avoid malls, patronize the smaller shops, do creative meals (I enjoy planning & cooking) and have family over.

  55. Roundball Shaman December 24, 2021 at 3:04 pm #

    “This Christmas Eve, we can’t omit great thanks to some of the other brave medical researchers and doctors across the country…”

    The Wokesters have re-written the traditional Santa Claus narrative for our times today.

    In this new version, Santa does not wear red and white. Red is too much associated with The Bad Orange Man, and white in any form today is racist and not welcome. Instead, Santa now wears blue and any-color-other-than-white.

    Santa does not deliver gifts anymore. Instead, he’s loaded with millions of filled needles to be used on every single moving thing on the Planet. No exceptions. You want to live? You must get punctured. Repeatedly. And ask for more.

    Santa does not look for cookies and milk when he descends into your abode. Instead, he looks for some fresh weed on the kitchen table to take a puff on before he heads out to his next puncturing stop.

    Reindeer are no longer used for the trip because the animal society sued to stop this horrid practice on the grounds of cruel and hurtful punishment to dumb animals. Instead, now the sleigh is solar powered in the ‘New Green Economy World Order You Will Own Nothing And Like It – Or Else’ new abnormal being pushed upon us all.

    Mrs. Claus walked out on her husband some time ago when Santa declared he no longer self-identifies as a portly older married gentleman but now fancies himself as a Non-binary Alien Life form sent here to mine everyone’s DNA so that the human population can be fully removed with the next conjured disease to make way for the long-anticipated Alien Invasion that’s set for sometime in the coming years.

    Stockings are no longer hung by chimneys with care. Instead, life-sized cutouts of Doctor ‘I-AM-THE-SCIENCE-DAMMIT!-WORSHIP -ME-WORSHIP ME!’ now sit next to once cozy flaming fires. These cutouts have app reading software so you can make holiday donations to fund the next rollout of Doctor Weasel and Santa’s puncture liquids.

    And still… despite everything working against us… we must retain our true humanity and resist the endless programming and temptation to allow the erasure of every good and wondrous thing we remember for this Season and what it means to us in all of our various beliefs and traditions.

    So in the spirit of the Season… Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays.

  56. neurodoc December 24, 2021 at 3:11 pm #

    Happy Holidays to JHK and everyone else on this board. Thanks for all the stimulating conversation and interaction of diverse ideas. This board provides me with far more interesting discussion that does my interacting with MD peers.
    Thanks.

    • Disaffected December 24, 2021 at 3:39 pm #

      Likewise neurodoc. I’ve got a friend that always chides me for hanging out on internet chat boards and tells me I should focus my attention on the “real world.” I always tell him in reply that this IS the real world, or at least as close as it gets these days. You’ve gotta work awfully hard to cut through all the disinformation these days, and this is one of the better places I’ve found to do it.

    • SoftStarLight December 24, 2021 at 4:01 pm #

      Happy holidays to you as well neurodoc!

    • Night Owl December 24, 2021 at 5:22 pm #

      Same to you, neurodoc.

    • Proud Mary Keeps On Burning December 24, 2021 at 10:18 pm #

      Merry Christmas, Neurodoc. Always appreciate your posts.

  57. Paula D December 24, 2021 at 3:16 pm #

    I was watching Dr. McCullough on Joe Rogan and when Joe tried to get him to say that the reason HCQ was demonized was that Trump mentioned it.
    Dr. McCullough pointed out that it started before Trump and it was world wide. France changed the status of HCQ from OTC to prescription-only in January. The Lance published a fraudulent hit piece. One of the two factories making it burned to the ground.
    Many years ago I read an article about drug manufacturers. An oncologist became suspicious about a cancer drug he was giving when his patients didn’t lose their hair. He had it tested and it had none of the actual drug on the label.
    Then they tested more drugs and found that the quality varied. Maybe it had 100% of the announced drug, or maybe 40%, or maybe zero.
    That is when I found out that drug manufacture had been outsourced to China and India.
    I quit taking ibuprofen for headaches. What was the point, if there were no regulation or standards? Why take a chance on getting lead or talcum instead of ibuprofen in a bottle falsely labeled?
    Anyway, I am very suspicious of the ivermectin now available. If TPTB would burn down a factory why wouldn’t they buy up a factory and commence to putting out placebos?
    In August Dr. Kory told Dr. Martensen that their protocols weren’t working as well with Delta. Was it Delta or was it defective drugs?
    There was a right wing radio show host who got covid and took ivermectin but then he died. What did he actually take?
    I don’t trust the bastards at all.

    • JohnAZ December 24, 2021 at 4:14 pm #

      The purpose of the FDA and CDC is to ensue that the info about disease in the US is on the up and up.

      Hmmm, are these guys and gals of the same caliber as the FBI and CIA and their dealings with Trump and Hillary?

      That does scare the s*&t out of me.

      • Disaffected December 24, 2021 at 6:09 pm #

        It should. And they’re the ones feeding us the data. Do you understand why some of us are more than skeptical now?

        • JohnAZ December 24, 2021 at 10:15 pm #

          Oh, yeah.

          I acknowledge that total breakdown may be coming, in which case our debate makes no difference.

    • Proud Mary Keeps On Burning December 24, 2021 at 10:19 pm #

      Good questions, Paula.

    • Not_GeorgeT December 25, 2021 at 11:22 am #

      “France changed the status of HCQ from OTC to prescription-only in January”

      Didier Rauolt noted this in January 2020. He is in Marseilles, refuses to go to the “medical establishment” in Paris. They’ve tried silencing him a number of times. His successful treatment protocol was Pacquenil, zinc, and azithromycin, all for a couple of Euros, as he put it.

      Now they are forcing him into retirement. Huge staff, large clinic, prolific researcher and publisher. Calls it as he sees it.

      He has noted the protocol he used was based on one he read, published by a couple of Chinese physicians. I read the English version of which he refers. It has been erased from many places, might be difficult to find. So consider they were working on this at least from late 2019 forward. They might have been onto it earlier. It takes time to bring something to publication.

  58. freedomforever December 24, 2021 at 3:17 pm #

    Dr. Vladimir Zelenko said anyone that willfully vilified and obstructed access to hydroxychloroquine and ivermectin in the prevention and treatment of Covid-19 is guilty of first degree capital murder, genocide, and crimes against humanity. They are trying to jab as many people as possible so that their great reset aka depopulation plan work. I believe in God & Jesus. If I get sick I will take my Ivermectin that I stashed just in case and leave rest to God. If you want to get Ivermectin you can visit https://ivmcures.com

    • JohnAZ December 24, 2021 at 4:18 pm #

      Not only that, they blocked investigation of either as legitimate.

      The newest variants are dropping even the boosters into the 30% effective range.

      I wonder what the effective range of Ivermectin or HCQ are, how many folks they kept out of the hospital? Or the two newest treatment pills?

      Will we ever know?

    • Beryl of Oyl December 24, 2021 at 4:57 pm #

      “Note: We do not ship Ivermectin products to Australia”.

      • ianw December 24, 2021 at 6:59 pm #

        It’s not necessary – Australian rates of Covid-19 are tiny compared to the US and Europe (about 6.8%) … the advantages of being an island, stopping inbound flights early, and lockdowns as required.

        • Disaffected December 24, 2021 at 7:47 pm #

          And yet, your hysteria is apparently off the charts! Does that count too?

          Apparently the “Land Down Under” has succumbed to the things that come from the nether regions as well. Poetic justice, that.

        • Paula D December 24, 2021 at 7:57 pm #

          I see you have omicron in Australia.
          How? How did you get a 4 week old variant when air travel from South Africa and other countries was stopped and Australia has a 2 week quarantine for incomers?
          What was the epidemiological spread involved in that?
          Surely you have Track and Trace in Australia. They should be answering those questions.

          • Disaffected December 24, 2021 at 8:23 pm #

            Answer: This is one magic “virus.” Ian’s what you would call a “True Believer.” No dissuading those types. Also a troll, as GA accuses, in that he chooses to hang out here to proselytize his newfound chosen religion.

          • ianw December 25, 2021 at 6:21 am #

            Australia did not stop the original virus, nor the variants alpha and delta, but the incidence was very small – yes, mostly because of flight bans and compulsory quarantine, and very large teams of contact-tracers.

            Omicron is here, and it only takes one case for it to enter the community. We had a French backpacker who was asymptomatic, and went to pubs and parties.

            Since it affects the bronchia rather than the lungs, it appears far less dangerous, however its virulence is hugely higher than for delta.

          • Not_GeorgeT December 25, 2021 at 11:26 am #

            “magic virus” my immediate thought was “magic bullet”

          • MaryQueen December 25, 2021 at 12:27 pm #

            How? It came out of a syringe 😉

          • Mac December 25, 2021 at 2:30 pm #

            Depends on your definition of “virulence.” That’s not a synonym for transmissibility.

          • ianw December 26, 2021 at 3:46 am #

            Also a troll, as GA accuses, in that he chooses to hang out here to proselytize his newfound chosen religion.

            It is not the case that someone who has a different point of view is troll … it’s a very weak lazy pussy word from those who have a pathetic or no argument in response.

            The Green Alba is the perfect case – she is so freaked out by having the perfectly safe vaccine that she lashes out in every direction. I feel very sorry for her.

            But I feel much much more sorry for her husband – what the fuck must he be going through?

            And BTW – I think there are many regulars on here who probably agree pretty much with my perspectives and arguments – they don’t say it out loud, but nevertheless I firmly believe they are there.

            And why wouldn’t there be? I speak reasonableness every day. I have no monopoly on the truth of course, but I don’t spout paranoid conspiratorial lunacy either.

          • GreenAlba December 26, 2021 at 4:48 pm #

            “ But I feel much much more sorry for her husband – what the fuck must he be going through?”

            Buyer’s remorse, one assumes, since his booster-induced collapse. He doesn’t seem keen on having another one. Booster or collapse. I, on the other hand, have just had a creepy anonymous text telling me every adult needs to be ‘boosted’ against Omicron, which we know is just a bad cold. Except that at least one outlet warns (for the benefit of the totally dumb) of heart attacks and arrhythmias. What a strange coincidence – a cold that gives you a heart attack. I wonder if it gives you cancer and Guillain-Barré too. And Bell’s palsy, myocarditis, pericarditis, blood clots and miscarriages. Plus more other things than any vaccine ever invented.

            By the way, people don’t generally choose to take medical advise from twerps who don’t even know that the plural of bronchus is bronchi. Do they not pay you enough to check a dictionary?

            At least you managed lungs, but that’s a low benchmark.

          • GreenAlba December 26, 2021 at 4:52 pm #

            “ she is so freaked out by having the perfectly safe vaccine that she lashes out in every direction. I feel very sorry for her.”

            Which every direction would that be, apart from in the direction of one single lying troll?

            Tell us more about the perfectly safe covid ‘vaccine’, Karen.

            https://openvaers.com/

          • GreenAlba December 26, 2021 at 4:54 pm #

            *advise*

          • GreenAlba December 26, 2021 at 4:56 pm #

            Second incorrect autocorrect. *advice*

          • GreenAlba December 26, 2021 at 4:58 pm #

            “ And BTW – I think there are many regulars on here who probably agree pretty much with my perspectives and arguments – they don’t say it out loud, but nevertheless I firmly believe they are there.”

            I think if I started laughing at this, I might never stop. Like the old banker in Mary Poppins.

            But thanks for the light chortle, Karen me old gal.

          • ianw December 26, 2021 at 5:31 pm #

            By the way, people don’t generally choose to take medical advise from twerps who don’t even know that the plural of bronchus is bronchi.

            bronchia meaning

            (anatomy) The bronchial tubes which arise from the branching of the trachea, especially the subdivision of the bronchi.
            _________________________________________________

            Hoist with her own petard – again.

  59. thirdcoastlegend December 24, 2021 at 3:44 pm #

    Father and son totally own the Pretendsident on a call about this year’s NORAD effort to track Santa:

    https://twitter.com/bennyjohnson/status/1474447807524319235

    Let’s Go Brandon!

  60. Amman December 24, 2021 at 4:28 pm #

    12:20 a.m.
    Middle East Standard Time,
    Dec 25, 2020

    Merry Christmas from the part of the World where it all began. Remember: Orthodox Christmas Day is Jan 7, 2022. Everyone invited.

    • anmariwakaranai December 25, 2021 at 12:44 am #

      Remember the light came from the east. JC to M Nazzour, Damascus, Syria.

      Rightbackatchya Am!

  61. crudgemudgeon December 24, 2021 at 4:33 pm #

    Throughout the year I read and filter what I read from all of you and the links you provide. Thanks to all. The days are getting longer, too. Praise God and be blessed ye seekers of truth and people of good will

    • Beryl of Oyl December 24, 2021 at 4:58 pm #

      God bless us, every one.

  62. 100th Avatar December 24, 2021 at 5:07 pm #

    “Kudos to Dr. Robert Malone, Dr. Peter McCollough, Dr. Pierre Kory, Dr. Scott Atlas, Dr. Chris Martenson, Dr. David Martin, Dr. Steve Kirsch, Dr. Bret Weinstein, Dale Bigtree, Alex Berenson, Joe Rogan, Tucker Carlson, Glenn Greenwald, and many many others who are standing up against tyranny and coercion.”

    Indeed.

    After this year, going to have to burn a Bayberry candle… factory this New Year’s Eve

    • Night Owl December 24, 2021 at 5:24 pm #

      Don’t forget Mike Yeadon.

      Also, I would not put Greenwald in that camp. Greenwald has been largely silent on Covid.

      • 100th Avatar December 24, 2021 at 5:31 pm #

        ?
        He has a lot to say about Fraudci

      • 100th Avatar December 24, 2021 at 5:36 pm #

        Don’t forget another lib who knows a few things about how the deep state treats those that stray too far from the ranch

        RFK Jr.

        • Blackbird December 24, 2021 at 5:52 pm #

          I wondered why RFK jr. was left out.

          I wondered why Greenwald was let in.

          Hey, I’ll party with either of them, but, I’ll be asking, “Do you know why _____ wasn’t invited?”

          • Night Owl December 24, 2021 at 6:23 pm #

            CJ Hopkins has been calling out Greenwald mercilessly.

            IMO, Greenwald cannot admit what the Covid hoax is, because he fears being put in the “Trump” camp.

            Even Max Blumenthal has come around.

            Glenn has been very disappointing and in no way deserves to be on the list.

            If anything, he has helped keep the hoax alive and enabled mass murder and one of the most naked power grabs in history.

            All for the orange man.

      • Proud Mary Keeps On Burning December 24, 2021 at 10:30 pm #

        Greenwald is doing excellent work on exposing the attacks on journalists and he has also criticized overreaching covid measures.

      • Proud Mary Keeps On Burning December 24, 2021 at 10:34 pm #

        Why WP is not allowing this link is beyond me.

        But no, Glenn is not silent on covid.

        “Ordering 20-year-old, double-vaxed-and-boosted students to “stay in their rooms” is borderline sociopathic. None of this COVID bureaucracy will disappear even if a full cure is found tomorrow; it will just morph into some vague coercive public health apparatus.”

        • TaxDonkey December 25, 2021 at 10:51 am #

          Climate change is killing us. we need to do our part and stay home while John Kerry the ‘climate envoy’ jets around and takes care of business.

          • 100th Avatar December 25, 2021 at 2:32 pm #

            I prefer the haircut in search of a brain

        • Night Owl December 25, 2021 at 3:24 pm #

          He is now moving toward the right place, but he has said nothing up until about two or three weeks ago.

        • ianw December 26, 2021 at 2:20 am #

          Why WP is not allowing this link is beyond me.

          Because utter fruit-loopery and mind-fuckery is not allowed? Is that possible?

          • GreenAlba December 26, 2021 at 5:02 pm #

            Seemingly not, our deranged Karenissima being the evidence.

        • Wizard of the Saddle December 26, 2021 at 11:27 pm #

          Don’t feel badly. I’ve never been able to successfully post a URL hyperlink text in any post to this WP based blog. I’ve tried every tip that has been passed on by others to no avail. I secretly suspect that WP has crippled accounts that trace back to IP addresses of people whose politics don’t suit them. It feels like persecution. Call me paranoid, but why are some here able to post links without difficulty while others cannot do so even if our lives depended on it? It’s not random. Someone or something is to blame.

          • GreenAlba December 27, 2021 at 8:40 am #

            I agree with you, Wizard. Last week I couldn’t get the unmute button to work on any Bitchute video, while sound worked fine on other platforms. Have also been told my internet connection isn’t working on my brand new laptop while I can still access other sites on the same laptop and on an iPad. Also last week, keypad working horrendously slowly in WordPress but not elsewhere.

            I think there are algorithmic spanners in the works.

  63. Night Owl December 24, 2021 at 5:31 pm #

    Watch this interaction between a customer and CVS pharmacist.

    Talks about two different package inserts on side effects and ingredients, saying Pfizer and co. give a blank insert (which we know), but that he was giving her their own insert so she could be informed.

    Then she has him open it and it is blank.

    By the end of the video he is stammering and saying he should not be giving any clot shots to anyone.

    https://twitter.com/RastaRedpill/status/1474291409113042955

    The greatest hoax in history — now with more mass genocide.

    • 100th Avatar December 24, 2021 at 5:40 pm #

      It’s not a hoax.
      It’s a plot device.

      It’s a vehicle for control.

      Like religion. Religion is real. It is not a hoax.
      You’re confusing the artifice with the true intention.

      Do
      As
      Instructed

      • Night Owl December 24, 2021 at 5:48 pm #

        Walk up to a Covid cultist and say “Covid is a plot device.” Then say “Covid is a hoax.”

        Let me know how they react.

        • 100th Avatar December 24, 2021 at 5:52 pm #

          I can say the same about an evangelical minister, rabbi, imam, opus dei affiliate

          • Night Owl December 24, 2021 at 6:00 pm #

            Ok. Go watch the Wuhan videos again.

            It never happened. So it is a hoax.

            Unless someone has that fully isolated virus available, or a test that can detect the mysterious “Covid-19.”

          • 100th Avatar December 24, 2021 at 6:10 pm #

            It does not matter if it is “real” or not

            The FACT is that it is being used to control you and change society

            Russian invasions
            Terruh-rists

            You people keep arguing about its existence
            Like arguing about god
            Pointless endeavor

            But god and COVID have their rules you must follow.

            Now, hurry along to bed
            Santa’s coming

          • Night Owl December 24, 2021 at 6:19 pm #

            It does matter if it is real.

            It is a hoax. It started with actors, and a comical script.

            Because it is a hoax, with no basis in reality (tests, isolation, etc), it is easy to expose.

            The only reason things have gotten this far is because the plan has been developed over years, and the criminals have captured powerful institutions as well as nearly the entire corporate media.

            There is no Santa in Germany. The Christkind was already here. I got a sweet new fork for my MTB.

          • ianw December 24, 2021 at 7:15 pm #

            The only reason things have gotten this far is because the plan has been developed over years, and the criminals have captured powerful institutions as well as nearly the entire corporate media.

            The reason things have got this far is because the Covid-19 pandemic is very real, and has killed millions of people, and made lots of others seriously unwell.

            Your flights of conspiratorial fantasy show huge disrespect towards the memory of those people, apart from a disturbingly paranoid mind.

            The pandemic is a clusterfuck that results from the hubris, over-confidence, serial incompetence, and unbounded greed of mankind.

            I’m appalled that Pfizer and others can make huge money with products that don’t work that well, and for which they have indemnity. But it is standard-practice regulatory capture under capitalism, not a Grand Plan from the boys in Davos.

          • Disaffected December 24, 2021 at 7:43 pm #

            The reason things have got this far is because the Covid-19 pandemic is very real, and has killed millions of people, and made lots of others seriously unwell.

            LOL! Thanks for that ian. A little levity is called for in these “dire” times, and YOU my friend just provided it. Merry Christmas, you idiot fool, you!

          • Jarek December 24, 2021 at 8:52 pm #

            Just “nothing”? Nothing is very strong….

            C.S Lewis

          • Night Owl December 25, 2021 at 9:35 am #

            The Ian puppet gets very upset when the Covid hoax is mentioned.

            Chin up, Cargill. This is the first handle you’ve had that has not been banned within a month.

            And one or two members even interact with you in a civil manner.

            David is no doubt pleased.

  64. tom clark December 24, 2021 at 6:32 pm #

    To my Democratic 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 traditions of the religious persuasion of your choice, with respect for the religious/secular persuasion and/or tradition 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 2021, but not without due respect for the calendars of choice of other cultures whose contributions to society have helped make America great. Not to imply that America is necessarily greater than any other country nor the only America in the western hemisphere. This wish is made without regard to 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.

    • elysianfield December 24, 2021 at 6:44 pm #

      “To my Democratic friends…”

      Well done, Tom.

    • SoftStarLight December 24, 2021 at 8:19 pm #

      Not everyone is a Democrat or a Republican tom. I feel hurt that you aren’t inclusive and thoughtful for all perspectives, parties and viewpoints. I hope you have a wonderful Winter Solstice, a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

  65. pranah December 24, 2021 at 7:11 pm #

    MaryQueen, do you have the link to the charts of hospital bed utilization? Just spoke with a friend who told me she was recently at the ER at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, and was told by some staff person that the hospital was 100% full with COVID patients! (Sparrow was the hospital in the article that made the rounds earlier this year, about the ER being overrun with non-COVID patients–remember that?)

    So I said it was totally impossible for the hospital to have nothing but COVID patients, and also mentioned the above article. Friend basically went yeah, well, there were no beds and that’s what staff told me.

    Holy f, I’m so sick of this shit. Friend is a retired RN, ffs! Completely unable to think for herself or take in new info. Totally buys the propaganda, will not watch anything but MSM.

    I’d like to look at Sparrow’s bed usage, just to help myself simmer down, but can’t find the link now. Anyone?

    • Paula D December 24, 2021 at 8:02 pm #

      Good luck with this. I used it with a Michigan friend of mine and he said that he preferred to listen to his friends.
      I said “Oh, you prefer anecdotal evidence to the government agency whose job it is to collect accurate data?”
      Yes, yes, he did.
      https://protect-public.hhs.gov/pages/hospital-utilization

      • Proud Mary Keeps On Burning December 24, 2021 at 10:40 pm #

        Wow! All day, I can’t post most links. I was trying to post this exact one, and it wouldn’t let me. What gives? How can WP let one person post a link and someone else not?

        I also tried earlier posting a Twitter link and no go.

        Hmmm.

        • Paula D December 24, 2021 at 11:50 pm #

          That is very weird.

          • MaryQueen December 25, 2021 at 12:33 pm #

            I figured out that that new handle – Proud Mary – isn’t allowed to post a lot of things that I can using this login.

            Interesting.

          • Jarek December 25, 2021 at 1:16 pm #

            When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with the humble is wisdom.

            Proverbs

          • MaryQueen December 25, 2021 at 10:14 pm #

            But you’re the opposite of humble.

        • pranah December 25, 2021 at 12:20 am #

          Thanks for trying, Mary!

        • Wizard of the Saddle December 26, 2021 at 11:31 pm #

          Maybe I should try setting up a new account. It seems like luck of the draw whether or not a login account is able to post links here or not.

      • pranah December 25, 2021 at 12:12 am #

        Thank you, PaulaD!

      • pranah December 25, 2021 at 12:19 am #

        PaulaD, I’m not going to engage my friend with data from this website. I already know it’s useless. She knows what she knows and that’s all there is to it. Plus which I find it hard to be civil any longer and don’t bring shit up. She brought it up, though, and I couldn’t let it go. My bad.

        • Paula D December 25, 2021 at 11:20 am #

          LOL, I do the same thing. I’m fairly civilized unless someone brings it on. Then I’m like a damn pitbull.

    • Disaffected December 24, 2021 at 8:14 pm #

      Just a suggestion: “Proving” that they’re lying with statistics won’t work. No, that’s not just me being negative, that’s the God’s honest truth. This thing is WAY bigger than that.

      • Proud Mary Keeps On Burning December 24, 2021 at 10:40 pm #

        That is certainly true. They don’t care about facts at all. Cult think doesn’t allow that.

        • Not_GeorgeT December 25, 2021 at 11:43 am #

          “Don’t confuse me with facts, my mind is already made-up”

      • pranah December 25, 2021 at 12:19 am #

        I know, Disaffected. I know.

    • KesaAnna December 24, 2021 at 8:37 pm #

      I thought Mary should have copied the link to a document , and copy – pasted it into the blog every week.

      That sounds terribly repetitive , but then the propaganda is terribly repetitive.

      It was a stark example of there not really being anything here to debate.

      • Proud Mary Keeps On Burning December 24, 2021 at 10:41 pm #

        I’ve posted it a few times. What’s weird? I just tried to do it here and the blog rejected it. Then Paula did, and it worked. WTF?

  66. GrimReaper December 24, 2021 at 7:40 pm #

    That’s nice, Dr. Fauci. Now, please face wall…..

  67. KesaAnna December 24, 2021 at 8:30 pm #

    ” It’s a vehicle for control.

    Like religion ”

    Broken record time again.

    If there is no good God , and no afterlife , then justice simply doesn’t exist . ” Right ” and ” wrong ” are only filler for meaningless slogans.

    All there is are a series of events which will soon enough be forgotten anyway.

    There is no survival of the fittest ; From Cockroaches to Tyrannosaurus Rex to Red Giant Stars , all are headed for extinction.

    So the first problem I have with the religion – is – a – control – mechanism – theory ,

    is that I can’t say what any of the above has to do with the trains running on time , or adequate mail service.

    Rumor has it that the Emperor Tiberius was having orgies with Kindergartners ,

    never the less the period of his rule was a period when apparently the trains ran on time in Rome , and mail service in Rome was pretty good too.

    Secondly , the way I hear it , the Jehovah’s Witnesses teach that ALL governments are works of the Devil .

    So , apparently , there are exceptions.

    Generally , though , it appears at least to me that if it is hard to find a religion that does not suck up to power ,

    it’s as much because the average Joe for some reason wants it that way. , irrespective of whether some billionaire Nabob of the golf course wants it that way.

    It sure seems that way to this Catholic.

    Once upon a time the Church WAS a superior and senior power .

    Today , even with that history , the typical Catholic looks at me funny when I say the Church is a greater authority than the folks who make license plates , that the United States is of no greater significance than the Principality of Anhalt – Zerbst.

    Again , if there is way too much bending over and slavishly kissing of Caesars ass , it is because the average Joe wants it that way.

    ” Deo Vindice ! ” God is on the side of the Confederacy.

    ( Until the re – write , anyway. )

    Lastly , I’m not so sure the ruling class is ever really that concerned about whether I am serially killing my neighbors , or treating my neighbors like gold.

    If they do care about my behaving myself , it is only as it relates to that perhaps being conducive to the trains running on time.

    And in at least some cases I suspect they WISH I WAS serially killing my neighbors , so they could then use that as a pretext for draconian laws that serve their purposes , while receiving the thanks of average Joe’s those laws actually fuck over.

    Your not behaving yourself can be a win – win for them.

  68. Jo-G December 24, 2021 at 8:55 pm #

    I had to travel to the U.S. While there some distant relatives invited me for dinner. No one allowed in their fully immunized and boosted house without first taking a covid home test and waiting out on the patio for the negative result. Even fully minimized guests. I got a pass because I had just gotten negative results that day for my return flight. This was in a place that had been open with no mandates for a month or so. The posts here make it seem like this is somewhat common behavior now.

    • Disaffected December 24, 2021 at 10:38 pm #

      What the posts here should suggest – should you read enough of them of varying experiences – is that this whole thing is indeed a Clusterfuck of epic proportions, which would also suggest to those of us who still have a functioning brain that it’s all bullshit.

      That said, most Americans these days have also been fed bullshit all their lives and have grown to love the taste of it so much that they’re no longer able to detect it, therefore they swallow it whole with nary a peep. Many even beg for more. Go figure!

    • Proud Mary Keeps On Burning December 24, 2021 at 10:43 pm #

      No it is not. I went to a party last night and no one even acknowledged anything about covid. No masks no tests no talk about any of that bullshit.

      Wow, we’re all still alive the next day!

      • Disaffected December 25, 2021 at 9:23 am #

        Encouraging. Still, the ability to live comfortably with the lie all around us says something about us, not sure what. Kinda like the old Russian saying before their fall. “They pretend to pay us and we pretend to work.” I guess ours might be something more like “They pretend to scare us and we pretend to be scared” or “They pretend to be concerned about our welfare and we pretend to be grateful.”

        • MaryQueen December 25, 2021 at 12:35 pm #

          I am positive that turning off TV news in 2012 and also being an intellectually curious sort who spots propaganda a mile away is why I wasn’t taken in by the hoax. Also, I expected something like this. Just didn’t really think it would be a pandemic.

    • Wizard of the Saddle December 26, 2021 at 11:40 pm #

      Here in the Free State of Alabama my GF and I attended 3 Christmas family gatherings with no such COVID insanity. No one asked anyone else about their vaccination or test status nor did anyone issue ultimatums to anyone else about this asinine virus hysteria as a pre-condition for attendance.

      In fact, the very topic of COVID was not even raised or discussed – not even in passing – at any of our gatherings.

      People here have common sense, good manners, and a desire to live normal lives. So, our Christmas was most pleasant and the food was scrumptious, as it is every year.

  69. Pucker December 24, 2021 at 8:57 pm #

    Iain Davis
    Pseudopandemic: New Normal Technocracy

    Read the chapter entitled “Sustainable Eugenics”.

    These people are really “Whacked Out” of their minds. Their lunacy may even transcend the N..a…zi’s?

    “ The policy framework to facilitate this cybernetic transformation of human beings has already been proposed. The Canadian State franchise policy think tank Policy Horizons Canada published their report, Exploring Biodigital Convergence [23] in February 2020. In it they considered the policies adjustments that will be needed to expedite our alteration. The key concepts explored included the “full physical integration of biological and digital entities.”

    The report outlines some of the technology already at the disposal of the parasite class:

    “Robots with biological brains and biological bodies with digital brains already exist, as do human-computer and brain-machine interfaces.. digitally manipulated insects such as drone dragonflies and surveillance locusts, are examples of digital technology being combined with biological entities. By tapping into the nervous system and manipulating neurons, tech can be added to an organism to alter its function and purpose. New human bodies and new senses of identity could arise as the convergence continues.. we could see a shift away from vitalism – the idea that living and nonliving organisms are fundamentally different because.. the idea of biology as having predictable and digitally manageable characteristics may become increasingly common as a result of living in a biodigital age.”

    The lead author of this report was Kristel Van der Elst. She is Director General at Policy Horizons Canada, and a special advisor to the European Commission. She is also the former head of Strategic Foresight at the World Economic Forum [24]. The GPPP’s military industrial complex is leading the way with genetic science. The ability to edit genes has led them to invest heavily in gene-drive technology [25].

    This allows genetic engineers to select “suits” of genes to be propagated in a population. Gene drives are often referred to as gene extinction technology. It offers the potential to use mutagenic chain reactions [26] to drive genetic mutation through a species with the potential to switch off fertility, and thus ensure its extinction within a generation. A new kind of biological weapon some have named the gene bomb. Its appeal to eugenicists is obvious.”

    • anmariwakaranai December 26, 2021 at 1:22 am #

      That’s some pretty horrific stuff you posted Puck. What future for any?

  70. Jarek December 24, 2021 at 9:02 pm #

    Barnhardt

    That really is a sweet little clip. The child who voiced Linus had such a quintessentially warm American accent, even down to the little lisp. Magic in a bottle – from the voices to the soundtrack. It was made in ARSH 1965 and stands as a marker of the end of the Christian American culture, only recognized now in retrospect.

    Here’s a super-cool observation on this clip that you might not have noticed before. Note that when Linus gets to the words of the Angels to the Shepherds, “Fear not…”, he drops his security blanket, the motif for his (and our) fears and insecurities, and leaves it on the ground for the duration of his proclamation of The Word of God. Cool, huh?

    But, a nit to pick, and a great lesson for all in how important an accurate translation of the Bible is. Most Bibles today read Luke 2:14 as:

    “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, goodwill toward men.”

    The last clause is mangled, as anyone who knows the Gloria in Latin (as one should, because it is said at a plurality of Masses throughout the year) can see.

    The Vulgate Latin, which is St. Jerome’s synthesis of the original source texts commissioned by Pope St. Damasus I, triple cross-referenced against each other in Greek, Aramaic and Hebrew in preparation for the eventual setting of the canon of scripture at the Councils of Rome in ARSH 382, and Carthage in ARSH 397, reads thusly:

    “…gloria in altissimis Deo et in terra pax hominibus bonae voluntatis”

    In English, in the Douay-Rheims translation thus reads:

    Glory to God in the highest; and on earth peace to men of good will.

    These are two completely different ideas. Radically different. The first translation has peace and goodwill together as co-subjects, as unqualified universals: “peace, goodwill TOWARD men”. The Vulgate clearly has goodwill not as the COMPOUND SUBJECT along with peace, but as the QUALIFIER. To men OF GOOD WILL. Good will isn’t the subject, it is the OBJECT OF THE PREPOSITION.

    The Peace of Our Lord is a massively qualified, and extremely rare and precious thing. When the priest says at Mass, “Pax Domini sit semper vobiscum” (The peace of the Lord be always with you), he isn’t just saying “nice things” as filler. This is a profound and precious prayer.
    Why would God, in His Perfect Justice, wish good will towards those men who are at war with Him, and thus His Church? Is not the Second Person, God Incarnate in the Manger in Bethlehem, the Judge of mankind? Is not the Baby wrapped in swaddling clothes He who will sort the sheep from the goats? Is He not the One who is come to sift the wheat from the chaff? Did He not say:

    “Do not think that I came to send peace upon earth: I came not to send peace, but the sword.”

    Cornelius of Lapide says in his commentary on Luke 2:

    But all the Latins, and, among the Greeks, Origen, S. Chrysostom, and Cyril, read, and with better reason, for ???????? good will, ?????????—of good will, making the hymn consist of two members. For as glory is given to God as to Him who is glorified, so peace is given to men of good will as to those whom the peace of Christ belongs and befits; and in this way the concatenation of the whole sentence hangs better together. The peace on earth cannot be supposed to be other than that which belongs to men of good will.

    Oh, but if we are under attack by Freemasonic-Communist-homosexualist infiltrators, pushing their heresies of “universal salvation” and Indifferentism, and we want God reduced to an abstract philosophical construct, an “I’m okay, you’re okay” joke of a deity, an effete, toothless “idea” that is merely an excuse for Freemasonic neo-pagan self-worship and narcissistic performance opportunities, then, by all means, mangle and rearrange the Word of God. As the infiltrators tell their victims, “It doesn’t really matter what the original texts said or did not say – all that matters is what today’s translation means to you . . . “

    Luke 2:14 is a quick, easy way to check the veracity of any translation of the Bible. Break yours out and check right now. And then, when you find it incorrectly translated, as you almost certainly will, ask yourself what other verses have been mangled. And then ask yourself what you’re missing in the seven books that Luther removed. Uh-oh.

    Then, just GET A DOUAY-RHEIMS and use the Church’s authoritative English translation without fear or worry that you are reading Freemasonic-Communist-homosexualist agitprop.

    Have a blessed Christmas!

    This day you shall know that the Lord will come and save us: and in the morning you shall see His glory.
    Introit and Gradual of the Mass of the Vigil of the Nativity

    Jarek: Check you Bible. Chuck it if it gets Luke 2:14 wrong. What else is it getting wrong? Peace to men of Good Will! And to the others? May the Saints make war upon them.

    • messianicdruid December 24, 2021 at 11:31 pm #

      “Jacob have I loved, but Esau have I hated.”

      Jacob recognized God’s providence even in his predicaments while Edom was bloodthirsty, trusting in his own prowess.

      • Jarek December 25, 2021 at 12:03 am #

        If God hated, He would not be God. That verse is just one of the funny ones that need to be left alone by the astute. Read the Sins of Scripture.

        • anmariwakaranai December 26, 2021 at 1:08 am #

          I’ve read a midrash on this. Can’t remember much, but it had to do with thinking so little of his ‘inheritance, his ‘birth rite’, that he sold it for a bowl of potage. That’s what hunger can do. Also interesting to note that Jacob means grasping, he was born last holding his brother Esaus or (hirsute) heel.

  71. stelmosfire December 24, 2021 at 9:09 pm #

    Somebody up thread was talking about space and the launching of the James Webb Telescope. I got to thinking about Christmas Eve 1968. I was watching TV with my family as Apollo 8 circled the moon while the crew read from the Book of Genesis. If 2021 was bad I believe ’68 was worse. We got the Tet offensive in Vietnam, the MLK assassination and riots that made 2020 riots look like fun and games, RFK knocked off, and to top it off the Hong Kong flu which actually did kill millions around the world and is still with us today. Nobody was freaking out about masks ,vaccines and social distancing. Shit in the middle of the Hong Kong Flu we had Peace and Love at Woodstock in ’69. A short video of the reading and our “Blue Marble” rising over the moon at about 1:46 Merry Christmas to All on the Good Earth

    https://moon.nasa.gov/resources/318/apollo-8-genesis-reading/

    • Jo-G December 24, 2021 at 9:30 pm #

      Yes the Hong Kong flu. We need an actual 8 million deaths today to match the proportional rate. Wikipedia said 4 million died then, last time I looked.

      I do remember cancelling a family visit to some very old sick relatives because of the flu. Mom explained that flu is much more serious for the old and infirm so we defered our visit to a great uncle with serious heart disease. But they didn’t cancel school or force masking.

    • pranah December 25, 2021 at 1:11 am #

      Thank you for the video, stelmosfire. How I love the Blue Marble! Have you seen the photograph called Pale Blue Dot, taken by Voyager 1 as it was leaving our solar system? At Carl Sagan’s request, NASA operators had Voyager turn its camera around and take that one last picture of the Earth. I’ve wanted a poster of Pale Blue Dot for a long time now, to meditate upon.

      Merry Christmas to all on the good earth, and to all of us at CFN. Thank you for being here.

    • BackRowHeckler December 25, 2021 at 6:09 am #

      And in ’69, HK flu still with us, the Mets, Jets and Knicks win championships, NYC arenas packed full every week. Shea Stadium Aug-Sept 69 50,000 fans every home date.

      • JohnAZ December 25, 2021 at 8:27 am #

        I noticed in all today’s news, cruise ships, planes etc., lots of info about new cases of Omicron showing up, but no one whit of info about hospitalizations or deaths. Gee,I wonder why that is.

        Okay, all together now, we are having a bad cold season, watch out.

        Follow your common sense cold and flu avoidance protocols and try to avoid folks who have obvious “l am ill” signals. Anything more is overkill.

        FDR. “We have nothing to fear but fear itself.”

        Sage words for today, deadly words for the Deep State Fear Cult.

  72. Jo-G December 24, 2021 at 9:25 pm #

    Here in the ROK the situation has been confusing for me for months. It seems like at the time when the KCDC had gotten the case rate low other government agencies wanted to jump on the success bandwagon and a reorg occured- then things went bad and their prior transparency in English went out the window. We have a set of rules that end with “You must comply with ROK rules.” But I don’t know their rules precisely. I just follow along with what the locals do. I have asked my Korean family doctor how to find the current rules. She said just look on the Ministry of Health Website. But then she couldn’t do it. She got flustered and said “Well I just follow the rules my superiors tell me, I don’t know what rules you have to follow. It seems like the ROK is trying to mimic the U,S.. My doctor agreed when I pointed out that the Korean culture doesn’t do social distancing very well. The Korean TV had an English language message saying we need a QR immunization pass to enter restaurants and concerts. You can’t get the pass without a permanent resident ID and receiving your jab through the government, Getting the jab overseas or from the U.S. health system suppsedly doesn’t count, Basically “No Foreigners” rule. But, we don’t see it being enforced consistently. Some restaurants don’t even ask you to sign in, some places that I believe aren’t required to enforce it, enforce it. For example we went to a museum where in one crowded exhibit you just had to call a phone number to say you were their in case they needed to contact trace you. At another exhibit, in the same building that was more sparsely attended they strictly enforced the Government immunized QR code for entry.

    I can’t tell what the mask mandate rules are because we have so many code red for pm2.5 particulates air pollution days. My doctor said don’t worry about masks walking on the beach – its cold here. However, when we went to the beach it was 100% mask wear so we went along with it. The good thing is that the enforcers here for the most part seem to take the no-harm no-foul route. As a foreigner I don’t think it is my right to do civil disobedience or complain. It’s just confusing to no longer have clear directions on how the government wants us to behave even in government sponsored activities. Even when the rules are made clear we see government sponsored obvious violations. At a time when they had a ban on concerts before immunizations and even small gatherings were banned the local government had a lunch time classical concert at a government auditorium in a government facility. We signed up for it. They limited the attendence, and had warnings that we were to remain in our assigned seats spread through out the auditorium, masks, phone sign-in, had sanitizing etc. The first thing the MC did when she cam out on stage is request everyone move in closer and sit all together cheek by jowl near the stage. We stayed in our assigned seats but most of the audience crunched up together Korean style near the front. Afterward, we say many of them returned to their offices in the complex. It make you wonder what the heck is going on.

    • Proton December 24, 2021 at 9:58 pm #

      Rules are onerous. Rule-makers think themselves too big for such things. So rule-makers break their own rules. Mask mandates? That’s for the little people. Travel restrictions? Same.

      • JohnAZ December 25, 2021 at 8:38 am #

        The real deal is that no matter what restrictions are put into place, nothing happens.

        A big question, surges. Increases in infected people? Do surges go away because of restrictions? If they did, an immediate relaxation of the rules, which happens, should produce an immediate resurge. It doesn’t. Also, Red states that do not have restrictions follow the same surges as the most restrictive of Blue states. The resurge s seem to follow the next variant, or maybe the wearing out of antibodies? All the Fauci measures seem to have little effect, especially masking.

        All you Blue states, enjoy your restrictions and the numbskulls that put them in, because you elected them in. You gimmes are getting what you want.

      • JohnAZ December 25, 2021 at 8:45 am #

        Travel restrictions?

        Every time I used to fly, I would get a cold. Every time!

        Then I read an article in a flight magazine that said that the “dirt” in the air plenums above the seats causes the virus spreads and to just keep that air flow valve shut.

        Did that, never had a cold since.

        Airlines brag about their cleanliness today with hepa filtration and rapid air turnover but,

        How often do they fog clean out the plenums with viral disinfectants, how often are filters changed? Questions that need to be addressed now that big outbreaks of Omicron have broken out in aircraft, while being fully masked.

        • Night Owl December 25, 2021 at 11:25 am #

          I posted about this a long time ago, but back when I was at the National Academies of Sciences in DC, I would cover a variety of topics for our internal magazine.

          One month we were covering topics in the airline industry, and I attended a meeting on airplace HVAC systems.

          If you knew how disgusting those systems are, you would never fly again. One of the engineers presenting even said something to that effect.

          • JohnAZ December 25, 2021 at 2:43 pm #

            Yet, listening to the CEOs of Southwest and American, it is the safest place to be.

            Remember back in the early days, they measured how long certain surfaces hold viable virus? How many flights fly within those time limits? Build up in concentration of airspace of the virus is a primary source of group infection, IMHO. Masks are worthless in this situation. Maybe that is why people are getting the crud after flights.

            Someone mentioned you cannot see the wind but you can see the results of it. Microorganisms are the same.

          • JohnAZ December 25, 2021 at 2:51 pm #

            The real deal is to fly anyway knowing there is a risk of getting the flu, or a cold or Covid (hopefully Omicron), isolating if you get sick. Just like always.

            You realize that if the government had made us as afraid of the flu or colds as they have Covid, there never would have been an airline industry.

            No wait, aren’t the airlines on the AGW hit list?

            And keeping that air vent closed.

    • anmariwakaranai December 26, 2021 at 12:28 am #

      Jo-ji, if I was in the ROK, i would go to Naju to see the sanctuary of OL NAJU, or the seer, Julia Kim. Or just look her up on line.
      Merry Christmas to you!

  73. Proton December 24, 2021 at 9:43 pm #

    Auden called the 1930s a low, dishonest decade. Given the events it’s hard to disagree. What of the decades preceding and following?

    My relatives starting crossing the Atlantic in the late 1800s. Some family made the big move, others stayed put. When the two mega wars of the 20th Century broke out we therefore had combatants on opposing sides, as had many families, one of the consequences of low dishonesty.

    Nine male relatives of mine that I’m aware of were called to arms 1914-1945. The butcher’s bill, two killed in action, one wounded, two POWs, both of which survived their respective ordeals but barely. This I expect was typical for families of the time barring the nationalities of the USSR. I read that of Soviet boys born in the year 1920, 80% were killed 1941-1945.

    And never let it be said that the Nazis were picky about the ethnic backgrounds of their soldiers, Jews the notable exception. A namesake of mine, having fought for the Austro-Hungarian side in WW1, stayed in the military, rose high in the ranks of the Wehrmacht after the Anschluss, never mind that his surname was not remotely German, served on the eastern front commanding large forces, divisions, armies, army corps, and then defeat and capture followed by ten years in prison for war crimes. He died an old man, unlike multitudes of his fellow solders, I imagine embittered at having spent his best years in losing causes having embraced the lies of low, dishonest liars.

    So, two horrific bloodbaths. And since then, what? Philosophies of enervated, ironic detachment, nihilism, large multigenerational contingents of women declining to bear young, militant sects themselves embittered at their subordinate social status campaigning in effect to have their civilization abort itself out of existence.

    And more low, dishonest decades, like that of the Reagan era, purportedly all about optimism, liberty, free enterprise and prosperity, given substance and life and legality by the Clinton presidency, another time of even lower dishonesty, one that set the stage for the economic castration of the US and much of the western world and the laying low of American and western workers all for the sake of corporate profits.

    Worse to follow though, lower yet dishonesty about weapons of mass destruction, about financial crises, about foreign interference in an American election, about blatant fraud bordering on farce in the following presidential vote and the low dishonesty on a truly grand scale about the laboratory origins of a disease outbreak, the suppression of the truth of the financing and development of the microbe in question and, not least, the treatment thereof.

    Low, low dishonesty, a shit-show nonpareil with the active cooperation of the academic community, the people whose mission it is to find truth and discern reality, the corporate world, whose low dishonesty is nothing surprising, lending its monied might and technological expertise.

    Can a civilization immersed and dedicated to the propagation of low dishonesty, long survive? Look to a recent lesson in history about this, the Communist regimes, as low and dishonest as they come, frantically lying, lying about everything, unable to keep track of all the lies, in the end throwing up their arms and giving up.

    • Disaffected December 24, 2021 at 10:18 pm #

      Excellent post! Not to be picky, but I’m not sure what purpose dragging “Communist regimes”into your argument somewhat incidentally and in passing at the end serves, other than to muddy the issue and give rabid American “anti-communists” (aka, Russians and Chinese) more grist for the mill.

      As for the focus on lying, yes of course, same as it ever was. Perhaps we should all be focused less on political ideology – almost always a slippery slope these days – and more on pure criminality, which would seem to be a somewhat more universal and definable value in these troubled times?

      • Proton December 24, 2021 at 10:36 pm #

        Regarding the communists, my intent was to just show the consequences of compulsive and pervasive lying. For how long did they tout the successes of their five-year plans contradicting the evidence in plain view of empty shops and grubby living conditions. And look at where the communist regimes are now. There’s lessons to be learned there for modern day ruling classes, not least American.

        • Disaffected December 24, 2021 at 10:40 pm #

          Indeed! Thanks.

          • Proton December 24, 2021 at 10:48 pm #

            As for as political ideology goes, I see it as pre-chewed thinking, delivered in bite-sized morsels for ease of digestion, and all the public fulminations as nothing more than a smokescreen, the Democrats and Republicans as nothing more than factions of one ruling Demo-republicrat elite whose reason for being is looting. So, as you might say, criminality.

        • JohnAZ December 25, 2021 at 8:08 am #

          Whoa, couldn’t resist this one.

          “And look at where the communist regimes are now.”

          Uh, huh. Right here, the Deep State has morphed into a group of knot heads promoting there own growth of power under a communist banner head led by 4 idiotic women and an old college professor that has never worked a day in his life with a pseudo leadership comprised of a gang leader and his female Black equivalent.

          A recent poll said that if the election was rerun today that Trump and Biden would run a dead heat.

          I do not know how you all feel, but that poll scares the heck out of me. How the heck did this country get this stupid? Aha, actually we do know how!!

          Merry Christmas Day!

          • ianw December 25, 2021 at 1:11 pm #

            I do not know how you all feel, but that poll scares the heck out of me. How the heck did this country get this stupid? Aha, actually we do know how!!

            Yes … Fox News.

          • JohnAZ December 25, 2021 at 2:32 pm #

            Fox News did not make DC stupid, power did. Stupid people electing stupid representatives is how DC happened. Gimmes beget gimmes.

            Fox News actually uses reverse psychology to push the election of Leftist folks as that is all you see on that channel now. The entire Leftist agenda is repeated over and over. Clever, actually. Trump used it in 2016 and it worked well.

          • ianw December 26, 2021 at 3:26 am #

            Fox News did not make DC stupid

            I didn’t say that – I said Fox News made the millions of red hat magats stupid. That’s the worry.

            There are millions out there who believe Democrats eat babies, and JFK Jr is going to make a re-appearance at Dealey Plaza sometime soon … how does anyone rationally deal with such pod-people?

            Fuck me drunk – they’re all fucking mad.

    • got___truth December 24, 2021 at 10:33 pm #

      Prophetic.
      ALL Time and Energy is BEST spent building out the NEW, NOT fighting the old.

      • Q. Shtik December 24, 2021 at 10:57 pm #

        Energy is BEST spent building out the NEW – got__truth

        ==========

        I notice you always say building out rather than just building. Why?

        • got___truth December 24, 2021 at 11:27 pm #

          Go. Out. Do.
          The “out” denotes externalities existing outside the perceiving subject.

        • ianw December 25, 2021 at 6:02 am #

          I notice you always say building out rather than just building. Why?

          It’s certainly increased in frequency in the Land Down Under for sure. Why use one plain word when two looks more fancy?

          I think it’s used when your either speaking abstractly | metaphorically, or talking about building something that isn’t a single erection – as it were.

          I can get exercised by the use by certain types (HR departments, psychologists, teachers) of the plural “behaviours” rather than the singular.

          • Disaffected December 25, 2021 at 9:16 am #

            Speaking of single erections, we could always do what they did with the New Twin Towers, construct a double erection – complete with vertical laser beam light shows – that proclaim to the world not just a one Giant FU!, but TWO Giant FU’s for good measure. I always have a good laugh when they show it on TV as part of that insipid “We Will Never Break” tearjerker commercial.

            Say Ian, is everything upside down, down there? I’ve always heard that and intuitively it makes sense. Must make things terribly difficult, no? Or do you just get used to it like everything else?

          • ianw December 25, 2021 at 12:38 pm #

            Say Ian, is everything upside down, down there? I’ve always heard that and intuitively it makes sense. Must make things terribly difficult, no? Or do you just get used to it like everything else?

            LOL – have you ever travelled outside your own national borders? Or state? Or even county?

            It’s actually quite good fun envisioning the regulars on here … most are a cross between Li’l Abner, Jethro Bodine, Uncle Jed, and the inept farmer dude from Green Acres.

            One or two of course are more like Cousin Pearl, or perhaps Endora from Bewitched.

          • Anthea December 25, 2021 at 2:01 pm #

            @ ianw:

            Must be frustrating for a cosmopolite such as yourself to live under a government that will not allow you to travel outside the country–or even inside the country. Can you leave your apartment yet?

          • got___truth December 25, 2021 at 2:42 pm #

            “When the people fear the government, that’s tyranny; when the government fears the people, that’s freedom.”
            -Thomas Jefferson

            In the vast majority of country locales across the United States, the majority of people enjoy living a life of self-determination, with little government interference.

            Those in Deep Blue locales, the opposite is TRUE.

            Same as it ever was, only MUCH more amplified through mass and social media operations….

            …and those residing in republics without an equivalent Individual Bill of Rights, the vast majority live under constant threat of government tyranny.

            …and those residing in autocracies live under constant tyranny.

            It is better to live dying on your feet in self-determined freedom and TRUTH, than to die living on your knees with little to no self-determination and DECEPTION.

            GODSPEED!

          • ianw December 26, 2021 at 3:34 am #

            Must be frustrating for a cosmopolite such as yourself to live under a government that will not allow you to travel outside the country–or even inside the country. Can you leave your apartment yet?

            Yet again, a poster on here who spouts false news and rubbish.

            I can drive the 10 km to Melbourne International Airport and catch a flight to essentially everywhere in the world. I can also catch a domestic flight to ever jurisdiction in the country except Western Australia.

            So where do you get your mis-information? And why do I have to spend time and energy correcting it all the time?

            Why do you spout all this rubbish? I don’t sit here saying you can’t fly from Boston to Oslo – without knowing the facts. So why do you people feel the need to spout rubbish?

    • AKlein December 25, 2021 at 11:55 am #

      Proton, how true your words ring, like properly cast bronze, as opposed to the dull thud of lead. How could battles like Verdun go on for years, grinding millions of soldiers into ground meat? How could a city like Dresden, filled with non-combatants including many refugees from the east, be saturation bombed with phosphorous incendiaries to the extent that many died, not of impact, but of asphyxiation because of the oxygen depletion. How can two cities. Nagasaki and Hiroshima, be eradicated by nuclear bombs, simply to demonstrate to the next enemy, i.e. the Soviets, of what we were capable of doing – not so much from a technological standpoint, but rather how utterly callous and amoral we could be. “Shock and Awe, that’s the ticket!” Such are but a very few examples of what “leadership” is capable of justifying. When I ponder on this, I am reminded of the words in the Lutheran group confession; “Lord, forgive us. We have sinned against You in thought, word and deed and the truth is not in us.” Makes it pretty hard to not become a misanthrope.

      Merry Christmas to all of good will.

      • Proton December 25, 2021 at 8:06 pm #

        Incomprehensible isn’t it? Allied generals said post-WW2 that they would have been on trial for war crimes if Germany had won.

        Greatly sophisticated thinkers muddy these issues by claiming that they’re not clear cut, that the world wars were examples of ‘total war’ so that when you have an entire society involved in the effort the line between combatant and non-combatant is no longer clear.

        But clarity comes by means of simple common sense and straight forward reasoning. For example, you don’t bomb civilian neighborhoods just like you don’t point-blank shoot farming villages full of women and infants and old people. As a guiding principle, if you can’t win ‘clean’ then you don’t have a workable plan. Better to re-think things.

        ‘Germany did it first’ say the apologists, and maybe they did, but there were allied officers that objected on the grounds that you don’t take the devil as your example.

        As for Verdun, this was an instance among a great many of donkeyfied reasoning by the high command at its most donkeyish. Verdun was of no strategic consequence. Churchill, who was a proponent of flanking maneuvers in battle, said as much and said that if only the French had withdrawn so as to let the Germans advance into a salient they could have been attacked from the sides and defeated. But no, not a step back, better to follow military convention and waste as many lives as possible.

        I think it was a high-ranking Brit general that visited the front in Belgium near the end of the Great War, never having been there or having had any first-hand knowledge of conditions in the trenches. He was heard to exclaim, ‘we sent men to fight in this?’ You don’t know what to say.

  74. Q. Shtik December 24, 2021 at 10:51 pm #

    Instead of shaking pom poms at the Gator Bowl the pretty Rutgers cheer girls will be waving signs that reed:

    “Will Bear Tits For Speling Tips”
    ………………We love Q. ……………

    • Disaffected December 25, 2021 at 9:07 am #

      LOL! Well, give them a gentleman’s C for effort I guess. Never underestimate the power of young tits!

  75. MaryQueen December 24, 2021 at 10:55 pm #

    Listened to Handel’s Messiah today. What a masterwork! And a staple of my childhood. 2.5 hours of soul-enriching bliss.

    I love this post that Celia Farber did about it. Not only does it include a YT link to the full presentation, but she also added a history of how it came to be, as well as the full lyrics. I hadn’t read them before.

    My present to you all: Enjoy.

    https://celiafarber.substack.com/p/advent-calendar-december-21-handels

    Merry Christmas to all!

  76. Pucker December 24, 2021 at 11:10 pm #

    Do you remember the episode of “All In the Family” when Archie’s Union goes on strike, and Archie loses his paycheck upon which the family depends? The “Meat Head” then returns home one afternoon beaming to announce that the “Meat Head” has just gotten a job. Archie jubilantly remarks that it’s really great that his son-in-law went out to get a job to help the family out during the Union strike. Then, the Meat Head announces that his job is an unpaid volunteer position with some Social Justice Warrior NGO.

    • MaryQueen December 25, 2021 at 1:03 pm #

      Sadly, Meat Head hasn’t changed.

      • JohnAZ December 25, 2021 at 2:25 pm #

        Oh yes he has, Mary. He has reproduced himself into 50% of this country. He was Hollywood’s epitome of the wonderful gimme person.

  77. Pucker December 24, 2021 at 11:21 pm #

    This is a great Christmas movie – “Dirty Harry”

    Hell, I’m even enamored with the unique, powerful sound of Dirty Harry’s .44 magnum hand cannon discharging as his cleans up the streets of criminals and social filth….

    I like Dirty Harry’s antisocial, belligerent attitude and his melancholy angst because he knows intuitively in 1971 where it’s all headed….

    https://www.bitchute.com/video/YPyyxOggm3Lf/

  78. Q. Shtik December 24, 2021 at 11:30 pm #

    Merry Christmas to all and to all a good night!

    • Disaffected December 25, 2021 at 9:35 am #

      Have a great one Q.! Maybe lock yourself in your room so all your relatives can’t get infected with your sanity. It’s quite dangerous to their lack of mental well-being.

  79. jarrollin December 25, 2021 at 12:29 am #

    @Proton Now that’s what I’d call a very low layer of palimpsest! There’s power in not being seduced by chrono-centricity or an obsession with the present. It brings out the fabric.

    • Proton December 25, 2021 at 8:48 pm #

      If we’re being honest, we all live our lives in five minute slices. But it’s no excuse to neglect the past. IMO when we look into the past we see a reflection of the future, maybe a blurry reflection but worth looking at.

      Interesting your use of the term palimpsest and fabric in relation to time. This isn’t an original thought, but if space is the distance between objects, then time is the distance between events. What is an instant in time? It’s simple, it’s a particular configuration of objects in space. What is an event? It’s a change in a configuration. How do you locate an object in time? You locate it within a particular configuration of objects. To properly locate an object, you need co-ordinates both in space and in time.

      if you look at a stream of time what you’re looking at are objects continually re-arranging themselves into new configurations such that it really does begin to look like a fabric if each configuration or instant in time is seen as a stationary moment on the ‘sheet’.

      As for palimpsest, there’s no doubt, people rewrite accounts, that is they scrape off the old writings and overwrite them to suit new circumstances and concerns. It’s always interesting to see what was written closest in time to the events in question, and then contrast those source documents with contemporaneously written history.

      And it’s not just the winners that write the histories. The losers do it too and just as much to suit their own interests.

  80. Pucker December 25, 2021 at 12:38 am #

    “ Kudos to Dr. Robert Malone, Dr. Peter McCollough, Dr. Pierre Kory, Dr. Scott Atlas, Dr. Chris Martenson, Dr. David Martin, Dr. Steve Kirsch, Dr. Bret Weinstein, Dale Bigtree, Alex Berenson, Joe Rogan, Tucker Carlson, Glenn Greenwald, and many many others who are standing up against tyranny and coercion.”

    Has Glenn Greenwald stood up to the Covid tyranny?

    Hasn’t Glenn Greenwald stood down from questioning the Covid tyranny because he hates Bolsonaro?

    • Night Owl December 25, 2021 at 11:28 am #

      Yep.

    • MaryQueen December 25, 2021 at 1:08 pm #

      He has not stood down, he is criticizing it. And also, he might hate Bolsinaro, but he defended him in a recent video.

  81. livefreeordieca December 25, 2021 at 12:44 am #

    Merry Christmas to all who believe in our glorious life giving Lord.
    And a very FUCK YOU to all the soul crushing, spirit stealing, mind rapers behind this whole covidiocracy.

    “Men, it has been well said, think in herds; it will be seen that they go mad in herds, while they only recover their senses slowly, one by one.”
    ? Charles MacKay, Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds

    • JohnAZ December 25, 2021 at 9:03 am #

      Okay, what HAS caused the over reaction of the population regarding this virus, if it exists, disease? That is what it is, overreaction to fear caused by an over zealous government looking for handles on people’s reactions for control.

      How to stop it? Stop the fear, stop denying, bring it on, Omicron.

      • MaryQueen December 25, 2021 at 9:34 pm #

        As we’ve all discussed 1000s of times in the past few months, the media is driving it, being directed by WHO/Davos/WEF, etc.

  82. Grandpa December 25, 2021 at 3:08 am #

    …you know, Dis; I’ve never seen the wind. Sure, I’ve seen the effects of the wind, but I’ve never seen the wind.
    Merry Christmas to all who believe. For those who don’t, have a bitchin’ Saturday; dudes.

    • Disaffected December 25, 2021 at 9:33 am #

      Grandpa,

      Just be careful what you’re attributing those effects to. Near as I can tell, the Covid is most likely nothing more than the usual seasonal flu – which also kills thousands every year – greatly embellished by quack treatments after the fact at the hands of the medical/pharmaceutical kleptocracy.

      Remain skeptical and have a Merry Christmas and a Bitchin’ Saturday too!

      And oh, almost forgot: Let’s GO Brandon!!!

  83. JohnAZ December 25, 2021 at 8:59 am #

    A question.

    If the Civid is a hoax, and viruses really do not exist,

    Why worry about Ivermectin and HCQ? Why do prophylactic doses of them? When folks become ill, why worry about giving them either pill, or even the new Pfizer pill? If it is a hoax?

    • JohnAZ December 25, 2021 at 9:04 am #

      Civid is a hoax, Covid, maybe not.

    • Disaffected December 25, 2021 at 9:04 am #

      Good questions. I haven’t done any of that stuff myself, and don’t intend to. Got the usual winter time sinus blues from running gas heat, but other than that, no issues whatsoever since this whole thing kicked off. I’m not really worried about any of it.

    • Night Owl December 25, 2021 at 11:32 am #

      “Covid is a hoax” and “viruses do not exist” are mutually exclusive opinions.

      Lumping them together amounts to a straw man.

      Iver. and HCQ can be used to treat a wide range of illnesses, and would do just about any geriatric good.

      Particularly if they had an immune system compromised by the clot shot.

      Until there is an isolate of “Covid-19” and a test that is capable of provably detecting “Covid-19,” there is no “Covid-19.”

      • Jarek December 25, 2021 at 12:36 pm #

        No because if all Viruses are a hoax, Covid would just be an example of that.

        Not that I necessarily agree with that. People have noticed since ancient times that disease tended to jump from one person to another – even if they didn’t know the mechanism for it to do so.

        Dr Kaufman and Dr Cowan seem to be saying that no virus has ever been isolated. And that what looks like viruses are merely the effects of the dis-ease in the body. The naturopathic position.

        My guess is the truth is somewhere in the middle. That viruses are real and can spread disease, but bodies very enormously in their resistance to them, based on genetics and lifestyle – the latter being often within our control.

        • JohnAZ December 25, 2021 at 2:21 pm #

          Exactly.

          Genetics vs. environment causes differences between people, like everything about life.

          Remember the ACE2 receptors? If one person inherits lots of ACE 2 receptors and has very controllable blood pressure as a consequence, they are a sitting duck for this virus.

          Environmental conditions, obesity, etc. were documented well with the early stages of alpha. Co morbidities are like having one foot in the grave and needing a push to finish the job.

        • Night Owl December 25, 2021 at 3:26 pm #

          True, Jarek. I was too focused on the fact that just because one does not believe the Covid narrative, that does not mean one also believes viruses do not exist.

          It is possible to believe at least one and not the other. 🙂

      • ianw December 26, 2021 at 2:16 am #

        “Covid is a hoax” and “viruses do not exist” are mutually exclusive opinions.

        I assume you must enjoy being this much scientifically and medically illiterate. Definitely a piece of work!

        • GreenAlba December 26, 2021 at 5:07 pm #

          Says the troll who writes about *bronchia*.

          • ianw December 26, 2021 at 10:39 pm #

            See the meaning of “bronchia” above.

            HTH

    • Anthea December 25, 2021 at 2:14 pm #

      I think there are many ailments whose cause is poorly understood. E.g., it is common to say things like, “Arthritis is caused by inflammation.” People often say that this-or-that is an auto-immune disorder. In other words, the answers as to causation are mere evasions.

      I’ve never gotten a straight answer as to what fibromyalgia is, let alone what causes it.

      Nevertheless, we know how to effectively treat many such ailments. People knew how to prevent and treat Vitamin C deficiency long before they know there was such a thing as Vitamin C.

  84. JTinMD December 25, 2021 at 9:06 am #

    From Joaquin Flores,

    If there is a lesson to be learned from history, perhaps it is not ‘never again!’ so much as ‘it will always happen again.’

    https://www.strategic-culture.org/news/2021/12/23/american-civil-war-of-roman-plagues-handmaids-tales-the-real-geopolitics-of-fiction/

    • Disaffected December 25, 2021 at 10:07 am #

      And this presents a great danger; those still capable of thinking being demoralized by the state of humanity, and drawing eugenicist conclusions parallel to those of the elites. After all, how can the great herd of humanity acquiesce in such a way? If there is a lesson to be learned from history, perhaps it is not ‘never again!’ so much as ‘it will always happen again’.</