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My guess is that Americans, by and large, cherish Christmas more than they fear the latest Covid-19 government-sponsored terror campaign, and that the globalist tyrants — or whatever you want to call them — behind “Joe Biden” have now gone a mind-fuck too far. Omicron is all they have left, and it’s not much to work with. Spreads easily, mild presentation, immunizes naturally. What’s not to like about this variant of SARS-CoV-2? Kind of looks like an off-ramp from the Covid-19 mass formation psychosis nightmare.

Of course, the last thing the authorities want is an end to the pandemic panic. The Emergency Self-Authorized President Anthony Fauci was all over cable news Sunday night with dire warnings about a winter-of-death! “We have a tough few months ahead,” he warned. “Get boosted!” A CNN blonde told the nation: “The case for boosters has never been stronger.”

Is that so? Omicron supposedly started in South Africa some weeks ago and Covid deaths there are at an 18-month low. The existing “vaccines” appear to be completely ineffective against omicron, so how is more of that stuff going to help? And then why all the hysteria about vaxxing up the vaxx-resistant? Insofar as the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines present not insignificant risks of harmful-to-fatal side effects, plus being ineffective, what is the prudent bet there? Speaking of which, will the public even be able to discern whether the alleged winter death surge is a result of Covid or of adverse reactions to the vaxxes? My money would be on adverse vaxx events.

Why is there absolutely no talk — except in the state of Florida, run by Governor Ron DeSantis — about comprehensive early treatment of Covid? Why is the CDC not setting up early treatment centers around the USA, where people with symptoms can receive monoclonal antibody infusions and kits of well-known, cheap, safe and effective oral medicines that can be used easily at home to defeat the virus? (Those medicines have been surreptitiously outlawed by our own CDC, you know.) Is it outlandish to suppose that the official “Joe Biden” government objective is to allow as many people to die as possible in order to keep the public terrorized? Meanwhile, they’ve provoked the public to line up for Covid tests using a PCR system so discredited for Covid detection that months ago the CDC scheduled it to go offline on December 31st, (And, uh, why the long time-lag between the decision and the action? Answer: it allows the CDC to falsely jack up case numbers until the year’s bitter end.)

With the apparent defeat of the Build Back Better boondoggle, following a long list of other failures, the “Joe Biden” regime’s main chance for retaining any power is to keep the Covid panic going long enough to re-run the mail-in voting scams of 2020 in the 2022 congressional elections. It’s a weak play, though, since the opposition is fully onto it. And if the Democratic Party loses as many seats in Congress and the Senate as it deserves to lose, not a single piece of their toxic legislation will see daylight until the mastodons come home in the next ice age. Also consider that Democratic Party operatives by the limousine-load will be hauled in to testify before opposition-controlled committees and many of these will be subject to criminal referrals.

Anyway, that election is a long ways away while events are moving fast and furiously. Chiefly, the regime’s favorite narratives are falling apart along with its poll numbers and the collapsing economy. “Joe Biden” is programmed to make a pitch for Christmas lockdowns on Tuesday night. I’m sure that’ll go over well (not), on top of the renewed threat of vaxx mandates that will get millions of working people worried and pissed-off about losing their livelihoods — as they go about their frantic last-minute Christmas shopping while making plans for family gatherings that may be cancelled (including airline tickets). Let’s go, Brandon!

One useful idea floating around the Internet lately is for a nationwide general strike to take place on January Fourth, the first back-to-work day after the holiday. It’s simple: don’t show up for work and don’t spend a nickel. The message will be clear: Just stop it! Stop the coercion, stop the lying, stop the shenanigans, and stop the mind-fuckery. If that event comes off, a lot of people will be free for the day — maybe a few days — to take to the streets and demonstrate their principled opposition to illegitimate political leadership. ”Joe Biden” and company will jump up and down, calling it another “insurrection.” Guess what: nobody will believe them.


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  1. malthuss December 20, 2021 at 9:39 am #

    For almost 2 years Drudge has been pushing the Corona Panic button.

    • sanspeur December 20, 2021 at 9:44 am #

      I check it to see what empire is up to these days. Monday’s imaging was particularly special to incite fear. A skull, with the word Ominous below it.

      Did yo know, Omicron = Moronic and for the double scoop,

      Anagram for “Delta, Omicron” is ……..”MEDIA CONTROL”

      • anmariwakaranai December 20, 2021 at 9:56 am #

        Brilliant sans.

      • Wizard of the Saddle December 20, 2021 at 10:39 am #

        CBS News leads off all of their daily radio “news” (state propaganda) broadcasts with shrill COVID-19 Omicron variant fear porn screaming about the WINTER OF DEATH!!!!!!! over…..and over…..and over…..day after day.

        Even Pravda, Izvestia and the Völkischer Beobachter were never quite this damned obvious. Good grief.

        • O.G. Hawkins December 20, 2021 at 11:22 am #

          Soviet Russians knew that they were being lied to.

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          • O.G. Hawkins December 20, 2021 at 4:05 pm #

            Exactly!

        • ThorsHammer December 22, 2021 at 12:07 pm #

          Jonestown: A Pfizer vacation recreation properties timeshare.

      • Q. Shtik December 21, 2021 at 1:03 pm #

        Anagram for “Delta, Omicron” is ……..”MEDIA CONTROL” – sans

        ============

        Sorry sans, what you’re calling an anagram is not even close if you accept the definition of anagram below:

        a word, phrase, or name formed by rearranging the letters of another, such as cinema, formed from iceman.

    • E. H. Hail December 20, 2021 at 9:51 am #

      Why do you think Mr Drudge personally caved in to the Panic, and never was able to mentally-psychologically-spiritually dig himself out?

      • izzy December 20, 2021 at 10:21 am #

        The Drudge Report has always been an amalgam of yellow journalism.
        You seem to be giving him credit for a conscience he never had.

        • Beryl of Oyl December 20, 2021 at 10:31 am #

          I kept hearing about Drudge as if it was a force to be reckoned with. When I finally saw what it was, I was surprised. It was just a cheesy tabloid with a political slant.

          • thirdcoastlegend December 20, 2021 at 10:48 am #

            Drudge provided a somewhat meaningful alternative source of news in the early ’00s.

            Obviously the site is not what it once was.

      • Wizard of the Saddle December 20, 2021 at 10:39 am #

        Matt WHO?

        Is that dude even relevant anymore?

        • Bilejones December 20, 2021 at 1:02 pm #

          He sold the site several years ago.

      • Jarek December 20, 2021 at 11:36 am #

        He caved before that – during the election. It’s almost like he was waiting for the worst possible moment to turn Judas and stab Conservatism in the back.

      • malthuss December 20, 2021 at 1:04 pm #

        I read it was sold.

    • MaryQueen December 20, 2021 at 10:22 am #

      Sludge is still around? LOL.

      • GreenAlba December 20, 2021 at 10:47 am #

        Mary

        A quickie …

        My husband’s diary got wet (my fault – washing machine!). There’s work info in there so he laid out all the recoverable pages to dry and pegged them in batches. I just took a look at November.

        He fibbed about November.

        Pfizer 3rd vaxx Tuesday 7th December.

        Collapsed Wednesday 15th December.

        Still in denial. If he’d died he’d have gone in the unvaxxed column.

        • anmariwakaranai December 20, 2021 at 10:59 am #

          Sometimes we would rather die than admit the truth to ourselves, sometimes this saves us from dying until we are ready to know the truth.

          If the friction becomes to great, the fire burns.
          You are the magnifier Alba
          Let the light burn
          Gently now

          • anmariwakaranai December 20, 2021 at 11:22 am #

            Too great, lol. Be kind A, feed him, love him, get those supps in him.

            Ignore this tard

          • GreenAlba December 20, 2021 at 11:57 am #

            You are very kind, anmari.

            He already takes Vit D routinely. He won’t take anything else, as that would involve admitting, you know …

          • O.G. Hawkins December 20, 2021 at 4:06 pm #

            Pride is a horrible sin.

          • GreenAlba December 20, 2021 at 4:56 pm #

            OG, his problem is fear, not pride. Just can’t go there.

        • Beryl of Oyl December 20, 2021 at 11:01 am #

          They thought of everything.

          How awful for you (and him).

          • GreenAlba December 20, 2021 at 11:23 am #

            He told my daughter, who came round to keep me company while he was in hospital, that it was probably due to his BP meds, which he’s been taking for years without the slightest problem

            Honestly, Beryl, I’ve literally never come across a case of denial like this – a person literally terrified of acknowledging the truth. He’s still telling me to believe what I want to believe and leave him alone.

            He’s having a snooze. I’ve put the dates, clear as day, on the calendar in the kitchen, with a note saying if he’d died he’d have gone in the unvaxxed column. I’m past being defensive.

            But I’m not going to say anything, because I don’t want him collapsing with stress!

          • GreenAlba December 20, 2021 at 11:24 am #

            And people wonder why doctors are wandering around with no notion of what’s going on. He hasn’t even jabbed anyone – imagine how hard you’d fight the truth if you had.

          • Jarek December 20, 2021 at 11:40 am #

            One insurance actuary had cancer with a rather slim chance for survival. He didn’t bother taking it, saying, If I lived my life’s work meant nothing.

            Maybe he’s feeling the same: If you’re right, his life’s work is meaningless.

            I’m not saying that’s rational btw, nor the above case. A slim chance is not no chance.

          • GreenAlba December 20, 2021 at 12:06 pm #

            Dunno, Jarek. It’s been a strange time over the last months. He’s always railed against Big Pharma and said most of modern medicine is a waste of time (apart from vaccines, is his usual mantra!). I wouldn’t go that far – my mother benefited from two genuinely necessary operations in her 70s and 80s, and I have no complaints about my treatment over the years, apart from this July when they treated me like a fruit cake. But politely!

            But here’s a weird personality quirk. He has said for 20 years that there’s absolutely no evidence that statins make any difference to life expectancy. Last time we were in Ireland (must be 16 years ago) he fell out with his old best friend, who’s a GP (private, as there’s no NHS in Ireland). His friend was fantastically pro-statins, but they make him money! They’ve never spoken since, not that they saw one another anyway.

            However, my husband takes statins!!! Prescribed by his doctor and he doesn’t want to rock the boat because she’s also his external (GMC) appraiser.

            Modern medicine …

          • GreenAlba December 20, 2021 at 12:15 pm #

            I’ve told him I’m going to fill in a Yellow Card (vaxx adverse reactions system). I hope it’s manageable for a lay person.

          • Islander December 20, 2021 at 3:18 pm #

            GA: You might shoot an email to Brian Gerrish at the UK Column concerning the timing of the vaxx and the collapse.

            What amazes me more than just about anything in this whole story is how people’s bullshit detectors have been MIA for well over a year.

            That is, BS detectors of people who are very proud of possession of same.

            What happened? Partly I think it was that the BS was introduced in such a confusing and stealthy fashion last year that you would need an effing PhD in BS Detection to figure out what was going on.

            Then, almost as in a form of grooming, once the former BS-detector champs fell for a little bit of the “narrative,” they continued on the road of no return, even though the narrative kept making major detours and U-turns.

            There was no point at which they clearly saw, or admitted to seeing, the many, many holes in the story (even though some of it was true–namely, some people were getting sick). Where they could make their own U-turn. Without major loss of face. Or, they just got grabbed by fear and the BS detector, or the BS signal, was jammed.

            In addition, in my experience, some people who I thought were proud of their BS detection prowess actually turned them on me when I raised questions! Accusing me of causing their detectors to beep! You call the new beeping a false positive!
            They turned into little authoritarians who felt empowered to become quite abusive in defense of “the narrative” and in attacking anyone who pointed out its weaknesses and even dangers. Especially when it came to taking the jab. And you Could. Not. Talk. Sense. To. Them.

            I am keeping fingers crossed that Jim is right: that the steaming heap called Omicron is starting to send signals strong enough to get some of those BS detectors beeping again.

          • GreenAlba December 21, 2021 at 8:58 am #

            Islander: Funny you should say that because I did actually email Brian Gerrish! But at that time I thought my husband had had his jab some time in November. I may get back to him re the timing, as it makes it much more critical, especially as, had he died, for example, he’d have statistically been in some hypothetical ‘unvaccinated’ column.

          • MrMangoOnMyShoulder December 21, 2021 at 10:03 am #

            Islander – “They turned into little authoritarians who felt empowered to become quite abusive in defense of “the narrative” and in attacking anyone who pointed out its weaknesses and even dangers. Especially when it came to taking the jab. And you Could. Not. Talk. Sense. To. Them.

            I’ve been looking for a concise way to state this for quite some time now. Well done.

            Really strange occurence to see so many educated, historically-reasonable people become so immediately dismissive of valid questions. Especially scientists, as their whole gig is supposed to be questioning everything and demanding replicable proof when someone declares a “new truth”.

            Somehow that instinct has been abandoned when it comes to this…of all things.

            I noticed the exact divide come about during the Trump years. You were suddenly either an A or a B. “You support the pipeline that Trump supports? Oh, so you must be a racist white-supremacist.” No wiggle room.

            Logic and tolerance have gone bye-bye in a span of just a few short years. Oddly enough, this happened under the guise of being logical and tolerant, if we’re to believe the narrative. Which, of course, we are not.

        • Hereward the Woke December 20, 2021 at 12:32 pm #

          GA: I hope he makes it back to full fitness asap – and comes back wiser. Fingers crossed for both of you!

          • GreenAlba December 20, 2021 at 1:14 pm #

            Thanks very much, Hereward!

            I hope he’s not dumb enough to take any more of the stuff – with it being only 8 days after this booster, he shouldn’t have any difficulty in getting an exemption if only he will ask for one.

        • Cactus Girl December 20, 2021 at 1:47 pm #

          @GreenAlba: whoa! So, he didn’t tell you he’d gotten the third vaxx? Did you know he’d had the first 2?

          • anmariwakaranai December 20, 2021 at 2:23 pm #

            Alba, put the freakin supps in his food, but keep track, then in a couple of years, show him!

          • GreenAlba December 20, 2021 at 3:03 pm #

            I knew about the first two. I got the first two, before I knew what I know now.

            But I said if he got the booster, would he please wait till after Christmas as I didn’t want him near my grandson with all those vaxx nasties being breathed and sweated around him. He agreed (he always says he doesn’t remember), although he doesn’t believe in the shedding thing, despite me showing him that famous page 67 of the Pfizer trial documentation. I also said I would sleep on the sofabed in the livingroom for the first month afterwards.

            He decided to avoid hassle by doing it without telling me, so I’ve been getting the vaxx-shedding since 7 December without knowing it, which pisses me off. But it’s not worth moving to the sofabed now – the damage is done!

    • hortonz December 20, 2021 at 12:21 pm #

      We are way ahead of you up here in the Great White North. The government and media fear porn campaign has got us going back into lockdown though they’re loathe to use the term, It’s very sad to see what’s happened to Canada and you can’t blame the Liberals and their NDP lapdogs alone because Conservative provincial governments have been just as eager to join the lockdown train, Except they and the compliant media won’t use those words and anyone who does will get reprimanded by some idiot Wokester. Commercial vacancies in downtown Toronto are at an all time high now because the major financial institutions are reluctant to bring back workers thanks to the latest wave of Omnicrom, The economy is collapsing, the western provinces are fed up with being bullied by Quebec and will leave confederation if the federal government keeps appeasing that looney province and “real” inflation is at all time high, Merry Christmas and Happy Chanukah to my American friends. At least you get to celebrate.

      • Q. Shtik December 20, 2021 at 1:21 pm #

        the latest wave of Omnicrom, – hortonz

        ============

        It was inevitable that the above misspelling would catch on here at CFN once Jarek gave it his imprimatur.

        • elysianfield December 20, 2021 at 1:52 pm #

          “Ahhhhh hahaha, love that sarcasm, I think that was sarcasm, wasn’t it…”.

          Q,
          Sorry, but the comment was not made to be sarcastic…wry, even damning, but not sarcastic.

          However, to have suggested that the comment was a harmless jape towards a venerable, respected profession…THAT would be sarcastic….

        • Soul Forensics December 20, 2021 at 2:26 pm #

          Omoronic, Omycrome, Omniromino, Omnifux ….

          Pick any neologism you want in order to make the point that Omicron (itself a neologism that won’t stick) is itself a bogus word because it represents a bogus narrative.

          • Hereward the Woke December 21, 2021 at 6:54 am #

            Lets hope it’s soon Omnigone.

          • Q. Shtik December 22, 2021 at 6:28 pm #

            Omicron (itself a neologism that won’t stick) – Soul F

            ==========

            Omicron is not a neologism. It is one of 24 letters in the Greek alphabet and has existed as a word for a long time.

        • Jarek December 20, 2021 at 9:14 pm #

          Conan said that Crom was not like other gods. There was no use praying to him since he gave no favors. But he gave each man the strength he needed to face life. Is this not a good god?

          • Q. Shtik December 21, 2021 at 12:21 pm #

            Is this not a good god? – Jar

            ===========

            Are you saying there is more than one?

          • Ron Anselmo December 23, 2021 at 10:35 am #

            Q – the Cimmerians (Conan) believed in many gods – all that mattered is which one you swore your allegiance to.

            I know, I know, thou shalt not end a sentence with a preposition…

      • Anthea December 20, 2021 at 1:50 pm #

        Around here (rural exurbs of Kansas City) nobody even talks about covid or the vax any more. The mask mandate for Jackson County as lifted about a month ago. There were stores where it was largely ignored and other stores where almost everyone was compliant–but no attempt at actual enforcement. We in the surrounding counties haven’t had a mandate for a long time, and many people ignored it when we did.

        The overall attitude here is, “I’m tired of hearing about it. So stop boring me.”

      • anmariwakaranai December 20, 2021 at 2:29 pm #

        Further, Vancouver is in a ‘No escape from Brooklyn situation’, with the Coquahalla highway washed out indefinitely, and the milk route into the interior of BC only accessible to truckers With Papers!

        Gots right, they have shut off the escape routes. Air travel out still possible, and maybe train, but unjabbed??

        • The Man They Call Zazelle December 20, 2021 at 5:21 pm #

          Kayak and portage.

          • The Man They Call Zazelle December 20, 2021 at 5:46 pm #

            Oh, and paramotor. You might be able to fly with a kayak attached and kayak with a paramotor but maybe not. LOL

          • anmariwakaranai December 20, 2021 at 9:14 pm #

            Yes I was thinking kayak with a motor. Probably get eaten by a killer whale on my way to…..where? Prince George seems the only viable option, but in winter?
            It’s ok, I’m on Vancouver island, in a town of maybe 16k including surrounds.
            I think Oprah has a summer house between Whistler and Van on the coast, maybe I could hide out there with the oners.

          • The Man They Call Zazelle December 21, 2021 at 1:39 am #

            Once upon a time, I came across what they call Nanaimo bars. Then I found out that Nanaimo was a place, rather than the name of the one who made them.
            So I vowed that if I ever went to Nanaimo, the first thing I would eat there was a Nanaimo bar.

            So that’s what I had near the water some years later.

            While I almost never eat Nanaimo bars (I prefer straight-up brownies), it was probably the worst I’ve had.
            Not only that but, if recalled, Nanaimo has an ugly waterfront. They have an office building right on the waterfront, blocking much of what could be a decent view.

            Anyway, the food was very good further up the hill in some resto with an outdoor patio. And then it was the ferry back to Horseshoe Bay and then Vancouver.

            AFAIK, orcas don’t eat people, or Nanaimo bars.

  2. malthuss December 20, 2021 at 9:40 am #

    I got this from someone in Washington state,
    Seattle is now a violent, dangerous and stupid place. …with 3x vaxxed zombie morons in masks everywhere. I am now banned from all restaurants, theaters, bars, churches and sporting events due to my non-compliant vax status. I was almost arrested the other day when I tried to go into a Costco without a mask. Today, I was rudely ejected from a medical clinic for not being vaxxed–(I was there for another person, not myself). I found out that many clinics are now not servicing the unvaccinated due to the omnicon scam–They say it’s to protect the vaccinated since they are the only ones getting sick from it.

    Seattle is rapidly turning into an authoritarian communist/fascist shhole. I suspect that California isn’t much better from what I read.
    And without Amazon and kill gates the economy would collapse.
    Agenda 21 has ruined driving and businesses.

    • MaryQueen December 20, 2021 at 10:23 am #

      This is why I left CA.

      I saw the writing on the wall in summer of ’20 that the coastal blue states were going to end up being police state shitholes. Looks like I was right.

    • HowardBeale December 20, 2021 at 10:30 am #

      “Omnicon.”
      Love it.

      • Beryl of Oyl December 20, 2021 at 10:33 am #

        I like it so much, I am stealing it.

        • Proud Mary Keeps On Burning December 23, 2021 at 11:33 am #

          Me too.

      • JTinMD December 20, 2021 at 10:47 am #

        Mr Deltoid and the Omnichronics

        • The Man They Call Zazelle December 20, 2021 at 5:48 pm #

          The Chronic Cons.

          • The Man They Call Zazelle December 20, 2021 at 5:53 pm #

            First album track:

            “The Message Will Be Clear”

            With backing vocals and/or violin by our host, JHK. Some of the lyrics:

            “Just stop it!
            Just stop it!

            Stop the coercionnn,
            Stop the lyinnng,
            Stop the shenanigannns,

            And stop…
            I tell ya
            Just Sto-o-o-p

            Stop the mind-fuckeryyyy…”

            ^u^

            (I’m having too much fun…)

            Hugs, Jim.

        • literofoyl December 20, 2021 at 7:10 pm #

          Furhresse Nancy Pelosi & Her Battalions of Omnicons

      • Disaffected December 20, 2021 at 11:07 am #

        Omnicon: An all-purpose con, suitable for many, if not all occasions. Such cons are usually “pre-packaged” and “kept on a shelf,” in common business vernacular.

        Ex:

        But sir, the auditors are onto us! They’ve got us by the short and curlies on this one I’m afraid the ship’s going down this time! And I can’t do time with large men with ill-intent and a fondness for dark places they don’t belong.

        [Puffs cigar and pauses] Would ya relax already! I’ll just whip up another omnicon to distract them until we can catch a flight out of their reach. OK? And oh by the way, I’M a large man of ill-intent with a certain fondness for dark places I don’t belong as well, so watch your step, pussy.

      • David Webb December 20, 2021 at 1:06 pm #

        Omnicon, the latest iteration of the panicdemic.

        • Islander December 20, 2021 at 3:30 pm #

          Omnicon.

          I like that.

          Henceforth, Omnicon it is

          Let’s reframe!!

          Can also be interpreted as the next variant of the Panopticon, namely, the Panomnicon.

          Or the Pan-Op-Nicon

          Or the Pan-Omnicon-Op.

          • Soul Forensics December 20, 2021 at 4:57 pm #

            This is how actual words enter the lexicon. From the bottom-up.

            Let the Woke fuckers try to deny the entry “Omnicon” (if it catches on) into their corrupted Oxford English Dictionary new editions. Can’t wait.

          • Jarek December 20, 2021 at 9:16 pm #

            Nice.

          • JTinMD December 21, 2021 at 9:35 am #

            This is how actual words enter the lexicon. From the bottom-up.

            And clever mockery (think Dave Letterman) is great for making push come to shove. Keep on mocking Sleepy Joe and CamelToe!

    • Wizard of the Saddle December 20, 2021 at 10:41 am #

      Malthuss,

      If I were you I’d get the heck outta Dodge. Texas, Wyoming, and Florida beckon.

      Time to make like a Cuban and flee your communist state.

      • thirdcoastlegend December 20, 2021 at 11:08 am #

        Any thoughts on Iowa?

        That seems to be a pretty red state not too far from my folks who happen to live in a red area of a blue state.

        • JTinMD December 20, 2021 at 11:50 am #

          What’s black and white and red all over?

          America.

          Only relatively small areas (medium to big metros) are blue/purple. Wander only a mile or so outside any of the Upstate NY metros and it’s solid red.

          BTW, I hold Republicans in just as much contempt as Dems. Uniparty, all of ‘em.

          • Islander December 20, 2021 at 3:31 pm #

            “Wander only a mile or so outside any of the Upstate NY metros and it’s solid red.”

            True. But a blue governor a la NY or CA can make life complicated.

    • hortonz December 20, 2021 at 12:26 pm #

      Co workers tell me that downtown Detroit is far safer than Toronto thanks to the latest hipster invasion. In Detroit if you get mugged they’ll take your valuables but let you keep your clothes, In Toronto they take everything and leave you naked.

      • literofoyl December 20, 2021 at 7:16 pm #

        That sounds like that shady 2nd mortgage place on Kingston Road, in Scarborough (East Toronto) with the weird signs called “The Loan Arranger”!

    • David Webb December 20, 2021 at 1:04 pm #

      Fortunately, Seattle (as much as they’d like to think so) does not represent the state in general. It’s funny, I live in a large rural county that’s kind of a microcosm of the state as a whole. Our county seat is populated and run by over the hill hippies that went from being anti-establishment counter-culture types to conformist VBNMW Sunday brunch liberals. The rest of the county is still populated by second, third and fourth generation loggers, farmers, fishermen and tradesmen who have little patience for the pink-haired nose-ring wearing grannies and their haughty authoritarianism. Somehow they coexist, probably mostly because the urbanites don’t try to hard to push their ideologies onto the hicks surrounding them.

      • crudgemudgeon December 21, 2021 at 12:53 am #

        Sounds like Whatcom County. Here in Snohomish County, Monroe has just lost its top school administrator for not being sufficiently aggressive in support of aggrieved victim groups. Watching them pick off sane areas one by one is discouraging.

    • Cactus Girl December 20, 2021 at 1:56 pm #

      @malthuss:

      “They say it’s to protect the vaccinated since they are the only ones getting sick from it.”

      Ow, ow, ow…this hurts my brain!

    • hortonz December 23, 2021 at 1:35 pm #

      Seattle sounds a lot like Quebec,

  3. Mountain gal December 20, 2021 at 9:44 am #

    It’s all very odd. Where did Omicron actually come from anyway? Doesn’t appear to be an offshoot of any other current variants. And as it appears to be rather mild, why the fear campaign once again? And as obviously the vax, all 3 shots, won’t prevent infection, why continue to push the vax? Why not just let it outcompete Delta, infect everyone and maybe that will be that??

    • malthuss December 20, 2021 at 9:46 am #

      Maybe it does not exist.

    • Hereward the Woke December 20, 2021 at 9:48 am #

      Mountain Girl: Omicron is what we scientists call the common cold. As for pushing the jabs, it’s to force everyone into digital passports and to screw up their immune system. They want us dead and those who survive, locked down forever in digital tyranny.

      • Mountain gal December 20, 2021 at 10:02 am #

        @ Hereward

        Well that’s just it. If Omicron is so vastly different than the other Covid variants, maybe it really is just a cold? And yes it’s very contagious but why should life stop for a cold? It just doesn’t compute. Either the world has lost its collective mind or something else is in play here.,

        • SW December 20, 2021 at 10:08 am #

          Something else is in play and the overlords have “lost patience” (Let’s Go Brandon’s words) with the ones who just won’t jump thru the hoop.

          This is an interesting article on stage II of the Great Reset where the banks steal your money. Mike Yeadon is a former chief scientific officer for Pfizer and pandemic critic.

          https://dailytelegraph.co.nz/news/israeli-led-central-bank-simulation-preparation-for-the-financial-reset-says-yeadon/

          Dr. Mike Yeadon believes the simulation is a front for a planned financial reset, which he expects to take place sometime after March 2022.

          “The financial reset itself is the actual manifestation of what the head of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Claus Schwab has called The Great Reset, where ‘You will own nothing and be happy’. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is a ‘graduate’ of the WEF.”

          • JTinMD December 20, 2021 at 10:56 am #

            The blatant price manipulation/suppression of precious metals is to enable the 10% to get theirs before the reset.

            Direct your payroll peeps to BLOCK ALL INCOME TAXES and buy PM while you still can.

            CHUMPITUDE ABOUNDS

          • thirdcoastlegend December 20, 2021 at 11:07 am #

            JT-

            Any thoughts on maxing out all available credit to buy assets, including buillion?

            I mean, if the dollar goes to zero, who will bother trying to collect?

            If society goes Mad Max, who will even be available to collect?

          • anmariwakaranai December 20, 2021 at 11:33 am #

            Third coast. In a message from above it has been said that you must own your property outright to be protected from what comes, (along with other less material considerations).

            I would be loathe to have a potential lien on my property in this case.

            For renters, you can seal your homes/apts with prayer and sacramentals, which property owners should also employ.

            The invisibility sauce is available through prayer & meditation.

          • Cactus Girl December 20, 2021 at 2:02 pm #

            @anmariwakaranai:

            “For renters, you can seal your homes/apts with prayer and sacramentals”.

            Could you expound on this more?

          • anmariwakaranai December 20, 2021 at 3:02 pm #

            Sure Cactus girl, https://www.countdowntothekingdom.com/

            Click on menu, go to video, choose Father Rodrigues, look for your query or watch the whole thing which I would highly recommend.

            I gave you the whole website because there is so much there, weekly world wide vaers, history, and many seers including many whose prophesies have come true.

            If you read any specific message, the right side of the page can be your reference to finding protection, shelter, ect.

            Take an empty bottle to a catholic church, masked up here, dunk it in the baptismal for holy water needed.

          • Islander December 20, 2021 at 3:59 pm #

            Just reading “The Creature from Jekyll Island.” About the creation of the Federal Reserve—truly, the conspiracy behind it. Even by chapter 2 you can get enough info to connect a lot of dots concerning the current financial situation and they certainly seem to make Yeadon’s forecast look pretty possible to plausible.

            Actually, I am listening to the audio book (only edition available at our library). The reader is very good, and I can highly recommend. Really interesting—not at all painful.

            One reason I ignored frequent exhortations to read this book is that I didn’t know what Jekyll Island was (big estate owned by JP Morgan) and sort of conflated the name Jekyll with “Dr. Jekyll” of Stevenson’s “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.” Actually, though, we are dealing with Jekyll/Hyde situations on so many levels, that the historic ironies could not be more pointed!! Maybe I’ll reread that book . . .

            Everything the banksters do is for their profit, not ours. Edward Griffin lays a lot of it out in a very understandable way: why the big bankers wanted to establish a central bank in the USA, like the one(s) they had in Europe, especially Germany—but they had to sneak it in under a different name because the American people would not accept a central bank if they knew that that was what it was. Rothschild interests were veiled but were prime drivers of the creation of a central bank in the USA.

            Here is a pdf with summaries of each section of the book:

            https://archive.org/stream/pdfy–Pori1NL6fKm2SnY/The%20Creature%20From%20Jekyll%20Island_djvu.txt

            Maybe one of the items on secessionists’ plank should be the smashing of the Fed and its putatively “regional” offices (just window dressing, per Griffin; it is all controlled by and from Wall Street, and perhaps London).

          • Amman December 21, 2021 at 11:23 am #

            The want to financially reset because the Euro + USA countries are broke up the wazoo and have no future without declaring bankruptcy and wiping out the debts (“Reset.”)

        • Beryl of Oyl December 20, 2021 at 10:11 am #

          There’s a conspiracy theory that omicron does not have natural origins, and that it may have been released delibrately to bring an end to the never ending covid saga.

          • Mountain gal December 20, 2021 at 10:20 am #

            https://eugyppius.substack.com/p/omicron-is-not-normal?

          • Beryl of Oyl December 20, 2021 at 10:34 am #

            Thanks.

          • Paula D December 20, 2021 at 1:51 pm #

            Or-they have released an obviously engineered virus that is also extremely mild and they are allowing some scientists to say so.
            Simultaneously, they have released a tsunami of fear mongering hysteria on all the main channels of propaganda, and a call for more repression in the name of stopping the Most Scary Virus Ever.
            And they they sit back and watch to see if this time common sense and scientific testimony can overcome the Mighty Wurlitzer of Hate and Fear Propaganda.
            It’s an advanced test of the power of the media to control people’s minds, maybe.

          • Hereward the Woke December 21, 2021 at 6:57 am #

            Heard that too. The Q Tards are wetting themselves over it and chanting “White hats in charge! White hats in charge!” like Orwell’s animals. For once, may they be right!

        • Hereward the Woke December 20, 2021 at 12:37 pm #

          MG: I think both options are correct: the world HAS lost its mind, and something else is IN play. This is a vast pyramid of lies and at the very base of that pyramid is the useless PCR test. Most people cannot grasp that simple fact. At the first sign of every sniffle, instead of telling themselves they are getting a cold or maybe a bit of flu, they rush off to get PCRed, and hey presto, we have another “explosive surge of new cases!!!!!” It’s now a race to the death between the stupid sheep waking up and the globalists imposing tyranny on all of us.

      • Wizard of the Saddle December 20, 2021 at 10:48 am #

        They are wasting their time at this point. We are past PEAK WOKE and unlike the rest of the West, the United States appears to be beating back the Branch Covidian rabble.

        Only the Blue States will continue to descend into the AnarchoTyranny of the Woke. The Red States are having none of it and are swiftly enacting counter-measures to preserve liberty in the Free States.

        The Dems have now been repudiated in the polls, in the recent off-year elections, in the courts, and now by Joe Manchin and 50 Republican Senators. Hell, even stinkin’ London Breed has seen the handwriting on the wall and has now decided to sic the cops on the Woke scum in San Francisco of all places.

        These people are now officially, THE WALKING DEAD, as is evidenced by the corpse “leading” them from the White House.

        Just keep your powder dry, folks. November of 2022 is coming and it’s going to be one hell of a clean sweep of these fools from public office. The GOP is on to their electoral shenanigans and I don’t think the last minute voting fraud will be quite so effective this time around.

        • Hereward the Woke December 20, 2021 at 12:39 pm #

          Mostly agree, Wiz. Even as an outsider, I get annoyed when conservative sites start panicking about whatever Biden’s going to do next concerning the China flu. It doesn’t matter because, as you say, only the crazy Blue states will obey. America has firebreaks built into its system, unlike here in Europe, where the central government decides for the whole nation and overrides any opposition. America is our only hope!

        • Uncle Bob December 20, 2021 at 6:06 pm #

          I wish I were as sanguine as you, but unfortunately I live in the Vaderesque Empire State, where the hag who replaced Cuomo (possibly because he was relaxing too many restrictions) is intent on ruling with a Soviet-style iron fist:
          https://nypost.com/2021/12/20/mask-revolt-spurs-hochul-to-have-state-enforce-business-mandate?utm_source=drive&utm_campaign=android_nyp

          State employees must wear masks at all times at work, unless they’re “actively eating” (which apparently has led to a few employees inadvertently referring to “active shooters” in the office — probably not what Craggy Kathy had in mind with her pronouncements). This, in turn, has led a shitload of experienced employees to hand in their retirement papers; as a friend said, “we’ve fucking had it with this bullshit.”

          Merry Christmas!

      • Night Owl December 20, 2021 at 11:05 am #

        You are correct, sir!

    • MaryQueen December 20, 2021 at 10:24 am #

      It doesn’t exist. There have been no deaths. None. And of the people that they claim got it, it was vaxxed folks so…. seems to be vaccine injury.

      • Wizard of the Saddle December 20, 2021 at 10:51 am #

        Quite right, Mary.

        I have Z-E-R-O concern about the so-called “omicron” variant, nor any other variant of COVID to date.

        Where do I stand? In utter opposition and eternal contempt towards the Branch Covidians. They are a cult and they must be suppressed. To this end, I will not comply. I will not mask. I will not mask. I will not social distance. I will not live under a “health emergency” regime lorded over by a mess of COVID Nazis.

        • Wizard of the Saddle December 20, 2021 at 10:52 am #

          That should have read “I will not mask. I will not VAXX.”

          Stupid spell checker….it hates the word “vaxx.”

          • JTinMD December 20, 2021 at 12:01 pm #

            The DSS
            Deep State Spellcheck

      • Hereward the Woke December 20, 2021 at 12:41 pm #

        Yep. Even the doc in South Africa who discovered Omicron is asking what the hell is going on? Now all depends on the compliant sheep waking up at last and saying, “NO!”

    • TaxDonkey December 20, 2021 at 10:57 am #

      @Mountaingal, I’m stuck on that as well. There appears to be no evolutionary history for the Omnitron. Was it ‘released’? I’m open to a better explanation if there is one. And it came from Botswana, that’s an interesting marketing decision. Sounds mysterious, hard to trace.

      • Islander December 20, 2021 at 4:08 pm #

        What I have read is that there are 24 mutations on Omnicon, and that does not look normal. Normally scientists and geneticists etc. would be able to trace the mutations, one by one, as they branched off from the alpha virus. In the case of Omnicon, suddenly there are 24 mutations in one sudden go, in complete new spots. Where did they all come from???

        Call it the Mysteriant.

        Plus, Omnicon seems to have two furin cleavage sites instead of one. And I think there was something very dodgy in the first place about the one furin cleavage site in the alpha “variant.”

        There is a diagram and an explanation here:
        https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SARS-CoV-2_Omicron_variant#Mutations

        Apparently 30 of the mutations are on the spike protein, or affect the spike protein . . .

    • ThorsHammer December 21, 2021 at 9:08 pm #

      Mountain Gal

      Very strange indeed. How did Omicron = Omni-con just emerge suddenly fully equipped with over 50 mutations, most of which have to do with it’s interaction with the spike protein? How did it acquire two furrin cleavage sites? Wasn’t the existence of such a feature with no evolutionary link to bat viruses one of the early clues that the Fauci/Wuhan alpha virus was created in a lab?

      Apart from all the strange and inexplicable genetic characteristics, Omnicon behaves just as one would expect from a virus in advanced state of mutation and adaptation. Highly transmittable to infect the maximum number of hosts. Low fatality rate to avoid killing the hosts and to preserve them for re-infection targets during some future cycle.

      Already the Omnicon has been widely profitable for the drug pushers of Big Pharma, and suits the desires of Totalitarians in governments everywhere. Before the first Omnicon fatality anywhere in the world the Propaganda organizations have ramped up the Fear Cycle to get more injections of their experimental gene therapies into the arms of the reluctant and into children who lack the power to resist. Lock-downs, the favorite tool of jailers everywhere, are sweeping through Europe. And stockholders of Pfizer and all it’s minor drug pusher competitors have seen billions of $$$ added to their stock portfolio valuations in anticipation of new government mandated gravy trains.

      It is unlikely that we will know the full Omnicon story soon— after all the grant money is on the side of concealing it— not understanding it. But let’s apply Occam’s Razor to a few possibilities.

      1- Omnicon was created in a biological lab. This seems so likely that I’d wager money on it. The time frame for it being acknowledged as such is likely similar to the path that exposed the Fauci/Wuhan Alpha virus.

      Who Done It? And why?

      1- Lab leak– intentional or accidental? One of the group of scientists charged with creating the Omnicon virus could well have come to see it as the “vaccine” that could put an end to the pandemic where the mRNA gene alteration schemes had failed.

      By releasing a competitor to the dominant Delta strain that was
      far more infectious but hardly more harmful than the common cold they could expose the entire world and help us to develop acquired immunity that would allow humans to co-exist with COVID just as we do with the common cold.

      2- Intentional design. This is the more interesting of the speculations.

      There are only a few hundred families that own or control the majority of the world’s wealth. Not every one of them are believers in the Bill Gates pogrom of population control through manipulation of the human “operating system”. Likewise not every country in the world is of the belief that their best interest is served by having a passive population of Woke sheeple who will follow any directive but are incapable of dynamic growth or innovation. Or even of generational reproduction.

      If just one of these Deciders chose to develop a viral vector to end the COVID pandemic and replace it with a new variety of the common cold they have the capability of doing so.

      Is Omnicon that means?

  4. RaymondR December 20, 2021 at 9:48 am #

    RE: until the mastodons come home

    https://www.nationalgeographic.org/article/we-could-resurrect-woolly-mammoth-heres-how/

    Thanks Jim, you’re postings are great way to start Monday

    • Beryl of Oyl December 20, 2021 at 10:16 am #

      Sounds like a good idea. I remember once, having a dinner conversation with some people, one of whom is semi-famous today as a Very Smart Person.

      The discussion was, how did it come to be, that the Wooly Mammoths went walking, all at once, and fell into crevasses? That was the science back then.

      That’s what come to my mind when I hear talk of reviving the mammoths.

      Maybe a virus killed them all. Maybe Pfizer has a shot for that.

      • Jarek December 20, 2021 at 11:48 am #

        That’s how the Indians hunted buffalo, so why not Mammoths as well? Some think they hunted them to extinction. And perhaps their forbears in Siberia did the same.

        Maybe the crevasse ones ran the wrong way and fell into a place the Indians couldn’t get to them.

        • Blackbird December 20, 2021 at 12:18 pm #

          Maybe the crevasse ones got swept into those crevasses by the massive flooding that accompanied the sudden melting of glaciers – caused by a comet? plasma ejection? – that signaled the rapid end of the ice age. (And led us into this Goldilocks moment of stable and temperate temperatures.) Randall Carlson and Robert Schoch make some persuasive arguments in favor of this scenario – look them up, if you haven’t yet.

          • Jarek December 20, 2021 at 1:48 pm #

            They’ve found vegetation in the Mammoth’s mouths. The poles shifted and they froze within seconds.

            John White. No that’s his actual name. Screw you.

          • WilbursHuman December 20, 2021 at 7:03 pm #

            Seconds doesn’t even tell the whole story…………..

            The wild flowers they were eating, that were found in their throats……….

            Still showed colors……… another 3 or 4 cm and the acids in their throats would have dissolved them

            They were first discovered by prisoners buliding the Siberian railway, and who were So Desperate

            For meat, found they were still edible.

          • WilbursHuman December 20, 2021 at 7:24 pm #

            And as a side not……Prof. J. McCanney a man who worked with

            The Russian Space program for yrs, did a weekly podcast on this……

            Said he had a friend in Colo.that raised buffalo. so he asked him,

            how long to freeze a buffalo ?, Well, you kill them, quarter them,
            hang them in the freezer……………

            No,no,no, how long would it take to freeze a Live, Whole buffalo ?? The Prof, asked him……..

            His answer, “you can’t”.

          • Blackbird December 21, 2021 at 5:16 pm #

            Ice core temperature data show a sudden cooling about two thousand years before the sudden warming that led to the present temperate period. Abrupt temperature changes seem to characterize the ice age (well, that and the ice). The warm stable period we have enjoyed for the last ~12 thousand years appears is a rarity over the lifetime of the human species. I hope nobody digs me up with flowers in my mouth thousands of years from now.

        • Q. Shtik December 20, 2021 at 2:20 pm #

          That’s how the Indians hunted buffalo, so why not Mammoths – Jar

          ============

          Here is my one and only tale concerning Mammoths:

          During my H.S. years between 1955 and 1958 our school (Collingswood HS in south Jersey) hired both members of a married couple as teachers. The male member of this couple had spent time working for a company that dredged for gold in Alaska. They dredged up the bones of a Mammoth.

          If memory serves, this guy taught History. I forget what his wife taught but no matter. The point of the story has nothing to do with Mammoths. It has to do with the fact that this couple’s last name was Knipple. The K was silent. Can you imagine going thru life with that name? Can you imagine being the female member of this duo? You fall in love with a guy, he proposes and you are faced with the decision of whether you want to spend the rest of your life with the name/title, Mrs. Knipple.

          • anmariwakaranai December 20, 2021 at 3:19 pm #

            That’s why Ho Lee Dik did not emmigrate.

          • ThorsHammer December 20, 2021 at 8:39 pm #

            Q

            There was that NPR reporter a few years back who’s name was Judy Swallows. My office mate used to crack up every time her byline was announced.

            I guess even the most embarrassing name doesn’t matter once your reach the exalted status of owning your own “news” hour. Case in point: Our own Russian Plague, R. Mad Cow.

    • JohnAZ December 20, 2021 at 11:10 am #

      Remember Jurassic Park?

      The deniers say they could never reproduce because of a lack of an amino acid.

      No wait, what are these eggs over here?

      There is no way they could spread out. The planet is too cold. It would take warming the planet to Mesozoic temperatures.

      No, wait!!?!!

  5. driguana December 20, 2021 at 9:50 am #

    Seems as though Dystopia is in the air.
    Love your post today!!
    This is from my next book, A Circle of Tribes.

    East of Dystopia

    within the walls of Dystopia
    one hears the call of sanity by the sea
    and the growls of muzzled science
    lurching to be free
    as the atlas shrugs

    to the north of Dystopia
    in the embrace of imagined states of bind
    ideas merge with choices gone astray
    as one sits for a breakfast
    of civilization and remorse

    to the south
    are the folds of forgotten glades
    now just solitary forms
    filled with ossified animal parts
    severed by the blades of angry masters
    on their animal farms

    to the west
    an ocean spawns
    creatures of deep intent
    bent on reaching the shores
    of a brave new world

    just to the east of Dystopia

    in the spread of things
    rivers cling to the course of days
    as sounds with wings cascade from the cliffs
    to treble the forsaken shores of discord
    with the broken notes of time

    while the fires burn orange
    with the smell of well-worn books
    and the clocks wind backwards
    in a machine that time has forgotten

    and so we return
    into the heart of Dystopia
    an ember city
    with a horde of flies

    all along the road
    so ever green

    • Penelope Dreadful December 20, 2021 at 10:01 am #

      Great poem! Can I add a stanza???

      And there, on Top of Dystopia
      Sits a heavy hand.
      It’s yellow-aged, clawed fingernails
      Piercing through the epidermal layers
      Into the soul, and screeching on a blackboard
      the words,
      This is how the world ends

      • ThorsHammer December 20, 2021 at 8:43 pm #

        Dreadful

        “Not with a whimper, but with a scream”

    • anmariwakaranai December 20, 2021 at 10:16 am #

      Powerful iguana. Let us know when your book is out, k?
      ======

      Like the husk of a dragonfly before the rains
      Still shimmering in prisms, cell bound
      Who could resurrect these shells?

      Before we are washed away in the torrent
      That rages ever closer
      Our empty platters, empty cups,
      Our begging bowls in disasters

      Now still dark, but dawn
      Peaks through with morning cry of eagle,
      Seagull, cock.

      Late yet planting soon on blooded rock

      • cbeard December 20, 2021 at 10:31 am #

        I’ve come across a little poetry that was interesting to me. Very little. Maybe poets are frustrated musicians who can write lyrics but have no sense of melody. Some poetry even lacks meter. I do like limericks. “The breasts of the bar maid from Krail, are tattooed with the price of brown ale, and on her behind, for the sake of the blind, was the same information in Braille”.

        • GreenAlba December 20, 2021 at 1:35 pm #

          It’s Crail. It’s in Fife, across the water from here. Very pretty. 🙂

          https://irelandandscotlandluxurytours.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Crail-Fifeshire-Fife.jpg

          • cbeard December 20, 2021 at 3:56 pm #

            I stand corrected. Thank you.

          • GreenAlba December 20, 2021 at 5:25 pm #

            I was just taking the opportunity to show off a cute little village, cb. 🙂

            I had that limerick recited to me years ago by a gay person, which was weird!

            The coast that includes Crail is called the East Neuk. It’s full of cute little fishing villages with whitewashed and painted houses.

            More tourism than fishing these days, as is the way.

          • Hereward the Woke December 21, 2021 at 7:00 am #

            Ah, Fife! Makes me think of that iconic (and maybe apocryphal) football score:” Forfar Five-Fife Four.

          • GreenAlba December 21, 2021 at 12:28 pm #

            Haha!

            In fact the county’s full name, for historical reasons I don’t recall, is The Kingdom of Fife.

            It also has some recognition in doctors’ slang as NFF (‘normal for Fife’, which is the Scottish equivalent of NFN – ‘normal for Norfolk’!).

            And then there’s the saying that it takes a long spoon to sup with a Fifer (rather than the devil).

        • Q. Shtik December 20, 2021 at 2:42 pm #

          I do like limericks. – cbeard

          ==========

          Yeah, me too, beard. I’ve posted this limerick before but why not once more. It involved a co-worker buddy of mine who was Director of IT. He was facing some sort of crisis on his Help Desk. He hired an Indian girl onto his staff.

          When complaints from Help clients grew loud
          Chris got Zarna and did himself proud
          She don’t know bytes from bits
          But do we give two shits
          No, ’cause Zarna is so well endowed

          • anmariwakaranai December 20, 2021 at 3:23 pm #

            There once was a guy named Q
            He plied his trade with a cue
            But the ball went awry
            And the numbers can lie
            And thats why his beans are askew

          • cbeard December 20, 2021 at 3:57 pm #

            Good ‘un.

          • Hereward the Woke December 21, 2021 at 7:03 am #

            There was an old crook called Fauci,
            Who sold us a jab that was ouchy.
            He said “Take ten more!”
            So we showed him the door
            Now the SoB’s all grouchy.

      • anmariwakaranai December 20, 2021 at 10:34 am #

        In the darkest part of winters sleep
        We heard odd trees explode in frozen forests
        Shrapnel timbers spiked
        Before the ice breaks

        That is the greatest danger
        When the river ice gives up its glory
        In seizures
        When the earths rivers warm
        Just enough to wake
        The swarm

        • anmariwakaranai December 20, 2021 at 11:44 am #

          Their blood runs cold
          But ours runs hot
          Feality to a scold or an ingot, wrought
          In the frictional pressures of a smelter

          The rub that keeps us on alert
          The warmth of water wakes inert
          Inside of us a towering need
          For life for heat to love and breed

          If not so how could North Koreans
          Ply their trades in fields and glades?
          Though starved, suppressed, pressed down in measure
          Still beneath the boot they treasure
          Life.

          As do we

          • messianicdruid December 20, 2021 at 10:05 pm #

            Earth’s Shortest Poem

            Title – Kids

            Adam had’m

            Alternate Title – Problems

          • anmariwakaranai December 20, 2021 at 11:58 pm #

            Mess wins this round

    • ThorsHammer December 20, 2021 at 8:44 pm #

      guana

      Great Poem!

  6. E. H. Hail December 20, 2021 at 9:50 am #

    I believe the ruling-class-level explanation for this sustained-looking and absurd Omicron Panic is this:

    (1) These people embraced Public Health-ism as elements of the the regime itself, and (2) after a Rubicon moment (sometime in either spring or summer 2020, I think), (3) the “Corona-Panic” as a social force became tightly coiled around regime legitimacy itself, in the way WWII did for a lot of post-war regimes in Europe or etc. (4) It’s like a well-esstablished religion in that way (among others); we see that rulers simply cannot go against it, and a priestly class enforces is (cf. “Ayatollah Fauci”).

    See this excellent political cartoon on “America’s ruling class, the early 2020s.” It depicts several people in a hot-air balloon, one of whom is a white-coated man labeled “CDC” shoving needles at people down below (such an addition of “CDC” would NEVER have appeared any other time in US history, flu wave or no flu wave):

    https://hailtoyou.wordpress.com/2021/12/16/americas-ruling-class-early-2020s/

  7. Penelope Dreadful December 20, 2021 at 9:51 am #

    I ain’t vaxxed and I ain’t gonna get vaxxed no time soon. I work for myself so nobody can fire me. But here’s the thing. Suppose, for the nonce, that the VAX VAX VAX BOOSTER X INFINITY crowd was correct, and truthful. Why would anybody believe them? Their crowd has been lying (RussiaGate, InsurrectionGate, etc.) so much for so long, why would any sane person believe them about anything??? Think Charlie Brown, Lucy and the football.

    • JTinMD December 20, 2021 at 10:00 am #

      Precisely — Charlie Brown still always falls for it and lands on his ass!

    • Disaffected December 20, 2021 at 10:22 am #

      Why would anybody believe them?

      Data, or so I’ve heard. Of course your second part covers that.

      Their crowd has been lying (RussiaGate, InsurrectionGate, etc.) so much for so long, why would any sane person believe them about anything??

      • Penelope Dreadful December 20, 2021 at 10:33 am #

        But who says the “data” is correct??? God knows how numbers can be juggled to present whatever result one is seeking. Here, even the numbers of people with covid is suspect. The PCR test is unreliable, and the numbers of deaths is questionable.

        • Disaffected December 20, 2021 at 10:59 am #

          Ahem… we’ve got at least one here, not naming names or anything like that.

        • TaxDonkey December 20, 2021 at 11:02 am #

          yeah, but there’s real data starting to come out showing impaired immune system functioning among the vaxxed, a tendency for thrombotic events once the spike protein is expressed and a slew of other well documented issues.

          • JohnAZ December 20, 2021 at 11:19 am #

            Right!! Real Data presented to Joe Average will destroy the liars, and their propaganda.

            Like Lincoln, who was crucified by the media of his day, their bullshit about Trump will fall away and the goodness of his attempt to drain the swamp will shine through.

            Ironic, isn’t it. The ONLY guy in town trying to stop the socialistic inroads of the Deep State, at all levels, and he is accused of trying to destroy democracy.

          • Disaffected December 20, 2021 at 11:42 am #

            How’d all that data work out for Trump in 2020? It showed the election was clearly stolen. Didn’t seem to matter did it?

          • Jarek December 20, 2021 at 11:53 am #

            The average person has trouble with a bus schedule. You want them to struggle with numbers? They have to work tomorrow! They have to get in some enjoyment before that dread hour arrives. There’s cold ones in the fridge, and the game is coming on – Pats vs Stealers!

        • JTinMD December 20, 2021 at 11:06 am #

          Sorry to keep repeating, but Norman Fenton does a good job in this video of showing how they’re jiggering the data for the Deep State (my term, not Fenton’s).

          https://youtu.be/6umArFc-fdc

        • ThorsHammer December 20, 2021 at 9:11 pm #

          Penelope

          The PCR test was chosen by the Malignant Overlords as the only true measure of a COVID case for several very useful reasons:
          1- It’s Nobel Prize winning inventor was Dead.
          2- It had a nice scientific ring to it that could not be explained within the number of characters allowed in a Tweet. –and therefore was beyond the comprehension of any normal American. (or European for that matter.)
          3- The sample collection technique was intrusive enough that people would leave the experience thinking that a medically important procedure had taken place.
          4- As it’s inventor Kary Mullis said, it could be used to prove anything about anything and has no utility whatsoever for medical diagnosis.

          This allowed the Pandemic of Fear to be manufactured in the Propaganda Laboratories with no need to refer to actual medical Science or the actual level of viral infections.

    • rainmaker December 20, 2021 at 10:36 am #

      “You f{(+ed up – you TRUSTED us!” Animal House.

    • Wizard of the Saddle December 20, 2021 at 10:54 am #

      Please don’t insult Lucy. She has way more integrity than the COVID Cultists.

      • Jarek December 20, 2021 at 11:54 am #

        Yeah, she’s trying to help Charlie stop being so gullible. Maybe Fauci really trying to help us in the same way.

      • JTinMD December 20, 2021 at 12:07 pm #

        OK, maybe Lucy doesn’t still pull the football anymore.

        However, she’s become an expert goalpost mover!

  8. Paul December 20, 2021 at 9:54 am #

    On the proposed January 4th General Strike:

    Be careful! If you try it you might like it too much!

    • JTinMD December 20, 2021 at 10:01 am #

      We must pair the STRIKE with the TAX REVOLT!

    • SoftStarLight December 20, 2021 at 10:25 am #

      I know. I never want to work anyway lol

      • Jarek December 20, 2021 at 11:56 am #

        Homo Ludens – Man the Player. Bushmen of the Kalahari worked 16 hrs per week. All this technology is to make our lives easier? That would be difficult to prove.

    • thirdcoastlegend December 20, 2021 at 11:21 am #

      One can always go to the office and pursue a, “vacation/retirement in place,” strategy, which in some ways os far more insidious than an open strike.

      • JTinMD December 20, 2021 at 12:09 pm #

        Indeed, TCL. Good point! Slowdowns can be just as effective. Maybe more so.

      • Soul Forensics December 20, 2021 at 2:38 pm #

        Soviet observation:

        “We pretend to work; they pretend to pay us.”

  9. observex December 20, 2021 at 9:59 am #

    As the year closes: Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, and all other days that make you happy ahead.

    Thanks to Jim for the terrific writing and creating my favorite online gathering spot.

    Thank you for all of you who make observations, book recommendations, witty comments, and teach me each week.

    Enjoy your blessings.

    • SW December 20, 2021 at 10:21 am #

      I will enjoy my blessings for as long as they last and hope everyone else does too. Jim is the rare writer who can combine wit, facts and analysis in an important way. I’ve learned so much on this blog too and wish all a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays and a Failed Great Reset New Year.

      • SoftStarLight December 20, 2021 at 10:24 am #

        Merry Christmas to you too!

    • SoftStarLight December 20, 2021 at 10:24 am #

      Merry Christmas!!

    • Wizard of the Saddle December 20, 2021 at 10:57 am #

      I second this motion. This remains my favorite virtual water fountain on the Internet to gather around to discuss the great issues of our day.

      Thank you, Jim, and a Very Merry Christmas to you and all of my fellow CFN compatriots.

      • SoftStarLight December 20, 2021 at 11:08 am #

        Merry Christmas Wizard!

        • anmariwakaranai December 20, 2021 at 11:50 am #

          And to you all, ‘a good night.’
          Don’t forget it will end.

          Merry Christmas

    • Hardrock December 20, 2021 at 11:51 am #

      Observex:

      Here’s a Christmas Story and history lesson all rolled into one. We all may be forced to make a decision like this soon.

      CHRISTMAS IN REVOLT

      https://borderlandjournal.com/fiction/#ChristRev

      Merry Christmas to all.

  10. Murph December 20, 2021 at 10:08 am #

    The CDC has all but admitted that the J&J shot is dangerous–but of course no one will be held responsible for the incessant “safe and effective” mantra which has permeated countless FAQ boards and media talking points.

    • TaxDonkey December 20, 2021 at 11:07 am #

      According to Steve Kirsch, J & J is thrown under the bus because the NIH doesn’t have any money-making patents with them like they do with MOderna/Pfizer. One can follow the money I guess, if motivated enough to do so. It’s all out there.

      • thirdcoastlegend December 20, 2021 at 11:22 am #

        Also note that J&J uses the adenovirus mrchanism rather than the sacred mRNA found in Pfizer and Moderna’s jabs.

        • anmariwakaranai December 20, 2021 at 11:56 am #

          So, non mrna shots will be no good for the crispr gene altering tech required to clean up the toxins in folks.

          Goes to patents & $$$

          Find that info 1/3 the way through JHKs last interview with David Martin, on this very website.

          Thank God if you got J n J.

          • anmariwakaranai December 20, 2021 at 11:58 am #

            And, crispr goes to zombie control matrix, writ large.

    • Jarek December 20, 2021 at 12:02 pm #

      https://remnantnewspaper.com/web/index.php/headline-news-around-the-world/item/5738-japan-will-not-discriminate-against-vaccine-hesitant-puts-myocarditis-on-covid-vax-label-s-list-of-serious-side-effects

      Japanese Fascism (Nationalism) rising! They are rearming too, quietly but quickly and have been for some time. No one is going to help them against the Chinese.

      Next problem: How to nicely get the Americans troops out.

    • Hereward the Woke December 20, 2021 at 12:44 pm #

      Don’t get too excited, Murph. All that means is Pfizer bribed the corrupt crooks at the CDC more.

  11. lizharmon December 20, 2021 at 10:09 am #

    Unvaxxed and staying that way, no matter the price. Two months ago, I was willing to give the psychopaths the slimmest benefit of the doubt. Then they hoisted this Omnicron bullshit on us. Now they don’t even get that. They are the enemy and they must be defeated. BTW, the enemy includes corporate America. They must also be defeated. It started wtih abandoning their social media electronic leashes. I like the idea of a general strike, I like the idea of withholding labor and withholding purchases. Fuck them to hell.

    • Hereward the Woke December 20, 2021 at 10:16 am #

      Liz: They want us dead. Simples. Thank you for your courage in fighting the swine and may 2022 see them hang for crimes against humanity.

    • cbeard December 20, 2021 at 10:46 am #

      Yes, I believe a general strike is in order. I’m in.

      • JTinMD December 20, 2021 at 12:14 pm #

        TCL’s work slowdowns idea will work too, and could be even more fun.

        Slow it down! Jam it up! Get a handful of sand and chuck it in the gears!

        • cbeard December 20, 2021 at 5:33 pm #

          Actually, I am retired. I’ll find another way to get a wrench in the spokes.

    • Wizard of the Saddle December 20, 2021 at 11:00 am #

      Social Media is nothing but a Leftist hive mind and a Deep State spy network designed to keep tabs on what everyone is doing and thinking and who they are associating with.

      If you do FB, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, TikTok, etc., etc. you are a fool. You might as well do a daily call-in to the FBI to report on yourself.

      If anyone here is still on social media my advice is to get off of it – immediately.

      • TaxDonkey December 20, 2021 at 11:13 am #

        Amen. While I’m somewhat optimistic that people are waking up, I am amazed at how many awake people I know will not or apparently cannot get off of those same social media sites.

        I guess there are some benefits. My garage door broke the other day and youtube had this awesome video on how to fix it.

      • Paula D December 20, 2021 at 2:08 pm #

        Social media is how they monitor our reactions to their narratives. I like to let them know that it isn’t playing in Peoria.
        In spring of 2020 they test marketed a “your dog and cat can give you covid so you had better get rid of it”.
        I said that coming for my dogs was the hill I would die on, and another social media poster said that it was the hill they would die on and then they would be dog food, to boot.
        They dropped that narrative.
        Apparently they released one that more people are falling for that I find absolutely ludicrous – that DEER were a ”reserve population”.
        Say what??? Deer?
        How many people have coughed on a deer lately? How many people have had a deer cough on them? We are being told that a respiratory virus that targets people can also target deer? And that deer can spread it to humans?
        Too Stupid To Believe.
        But anyway, that is the purpose of social media, to see what people will fall for.
        Remember that in spring 2020 when they first brought up the idea of vaccine passports, they said that they would be issued to the vaccinated AND the naturally immune.
        But then they monitored the population and found out that a whole lot of people were too ignorant to understand the concept of natural immunity, so they changed it to everyone had to get the jab, immune or not.
        Fauci admitted that the reason he changed the goal of “herd immunity” from 60% vaccinated to 80% and now to 100% is that he realized he could get away with it.
        That’s on every stupid person that posted on social media their allegiance to forced inoculation of the unwilling.
        There has to be some people out there to tell them there is resistance.

        • messianicdruid December 20, 2021 at 10:35 pm #

          Be prepared to explain resistance.

          • Paula D December 21, 2021 at 1:58 pm #

            Anyone who refuses to fall for the bullshit, and says so, is a resistor.

    • Night Owl December 20, 2021 at 11:08 am #

      Wait until you make a membership account at the WEF site and see that all of the stuff they are rolling out now is found on PowerPoint slides for the Great Reset.

    • JTinMD December 20, 2021 at 11:13 am #

      the enemy includes corporate America

      The enemy is corporate America. And all of Woke GloboCap.

      • TaxDonkey December 20, 2021 at 11:16 am #

        That’s our problem. We are utterly dependent on the very Globo systems that are destroying us. Going totally off grid is not an option for the majority of us, but we can start creating localized economies I guess and try to quite buying shit.

        • Hereward the Woke December 20, 2021 at 12:46 pm #

          Tax Donkey: the answer to Build Back Better is Build Back Smaller.

      • JohnAZ December 20, 2021 at 11:32 am #

        There is very little Corporate America left!

        Corporate Global is the thing that is draining this country. Corporate Global that has drained USA jobs and capital and sent them to China et al.

        The real problem though is the politicos that have encouraged American corporations to leave with their punitive tax laws to punish the Big Guys to get those ignorant voters.

        What is going to save this country is the resurrection of the domestic corporation, middle and small company base for the economy that manufactures. And the death of the Deep State.

        Trump in 2024. The base Of MAGA is the rebirth of OUR economy.

        • cbeard December 20, 2021 at 5:36 pm #

          Nothing good will happen without REAL border control and Deportations.

    • Q. Shtik December 20, 2021 at 4:08 pm #

      Then they hoisted this Omnicron (sic) bullshit – lizhar

  12. Eppur Simuove December 20, 2021 at 10:10 am #

    Schizmogenesis, Cory Doctorow

    “[N]ew cultures are budded off of others — a process called schizmogenesis — when one group of people define themselves in opposition to another: ‘They are the kind of people who have kings, so we are the kinds of people who do not.’ Or ‘They are the kind of people whose leaders demonstrate their nobility by never working, so we are the kind of people whose leaders make a show of doing heavy labor.’

    “This notion grabbed me, because it explained so much about the changes in attitudes I’d seen among my (erstwhile?) friends and allies in the ‘progressive’ world during the Trump years and through the covid pandemic. Specifically, it explained how people who considered themselves politically liberal or even leftist were transformed into defenders of voting machine companies and the pharmaceutical industry, and champions of the FBI.”

    https://doctorow.medium.com/schizmogenesis-755bbb6a8515

    On the non-progressive side of things, it also explains how people who might have been sensible get turned into raving lunatics about measures to stop the spread of disease. “What, they want to stop the spread of disease? That means the disease is a hoax! What, they’re trying to discourage using untested or ineffective drugs to treat the hoax disease? That proves it: they want to murder us. MMMUUURRRDDDEEERRR!!!” Much as Doctorow goes on to say about voting machines, it would be laughable if it wasn’t terrifying.

    And about that ‘schiz’ prefix: from the Greek schizein, to split. Try not to lose your heads about it.

    • Jarek December 20, 2021 at 12:08 pm #

      The Two Party System is a masterpiece of this. Action/Reaction. Good/Evil. Yes/No. Go/Stay. Like/Dislike, etc. As if all things resolve into binaries. And people call this mechanical process, “thinking”.

      Trump could have done a world of good by taking his tens of millions of followers into a 3rd Party, just to help break all this up. There’s certainly ideological room for it, as the two parties seem ever more alike.

      • JTinMD December 20, 2021 at 12:20 pm #

        I despise our political party. And the true divide remains as always.

        US vs THEM

        99 to 1

      • Eppur Simuove December 20, 2021 at 1:57 pm #

        Very much so, Jarek. People sort themselves out into tribes while the real stakes are kept off the table as much as possible. Insiders fight over those, while the people get left out in the cold. As Chris Hedges puts it, it’s not possible to vote against the interests of Goldman Sachs.

        Obama had the opportunity to make a real difference coming in when he did, in the midst of the biggest financial crisis in generations. But his ‘hope and change’ slogan was thoroughly cynical, carefully crafted to let people read into it anything they wanted. On the trail he was all things to all people; then once in office, he made sure to stand guard between Wall Street and the pitchforks. He’s been handsomely rewarded in the usual fashion since leaving office.

        I’m sorry to say, though, that Trump was and is even more cynical than Obama, hard as that is to accomplish. Whereas Obama at least believed in some kind of technocratic version of keeping a steady hand on the till, Donald Trump is all in for himself and himself alone. I get people wanting Trump to do something real to fix what’s wrong in Washington, but he was never, ever going to do that. He’s a conman to his very bones, there to take advantage, nothing more nothing less. He’s a tick, and people’s completely justified frustration and anger is simply a vein he wants to keep gorging on.

        The closest thing there is to an honest man in DC is Bernie Sanders. The Democrats blocked him very effectively in South Carolina, and they have plans to do the same to anyone else trying to recapture control from big money. The duopoly protects itself from third parties too well. I’m starting to think the only way anything might change without violence is if the Republicans actually manage to do what they look like doing, i.e. gerrymandering and vote-suppressing their opponents into permanent irrelevance, until the Dems grow so weak they can no longer resist being taken over by a real movement that won’t let itself be co-opted.

        • cbeard December 20, 2021 at 5:42 pm #

          Yes, Sanders is honestly a bleeding heart, gun grabbing, Lgbtq@#$# loving, communist traitor.

          • Eppur Simuove December 20, 2021 at 5:59 pm #

            Hey, don’t threaten me with a good time!

        • Jarek December 20, 2021 at 9:24 pm #

          Even our animal cousins, the mammals, have shades of feeling and action. The binary thing is downright reptilian.

    • JTinMD December 20, 2021 at 12:16 pm #

      Thanks for the reference! I start reading Graeber’s last book later today! 🙂

      • Eppur Simuove December 20, 2021 at 2:00 pm #

        I’d like to read it also, JTinMD, So far I’ve heard his co-author talking about the book on a couple of podcasts. There’s one more for the when-I-get-to-it stack — it never seems to get smaller, only taller…

        • JTinMD December 20, 2021 at 3:32 pm #

          So true, E. Maybe this one gets prioritized.

    • Uncle Abraham December 21, 2021 at 1:14 am #

      Your characterization of “non-progressives” is a strawman argument. There are those in positions of power trying to discourage (and outlaw) using tested, effective drugs and many of us know it.

  13. Alfred December 20, 2021 at 10:13 am #

    Another useful idea floating around the Internet lately is to drag Fauci and all his horses, and all his men, out into the public square, put him in the dock for crimes against humanity, then draw and quarter him.

    Seriously, what is there left to SAY about these matters?

    Alfred — Note, no such thing was proposed here, and it is not equivalent to a general strike on principle against tyranny. Just sayin’ — JHK Admin

    • Disaffected December 20, 2021 at 10:24 am #

      I’d take off work and pay to see that! Maybe even get a piece of him as a memento.

      • SoftStarLight December 20, 2021 at 11:01 am #

        Ewww lol, like a medieval relic or something

    • Wizard of the Saddle December 20, 2021 at 11:02 am #

      If the government were to collapse tomorrow and all police disappeared from the streets of America, I wouldn’t bet a bucket of warm spit against Fauci’s chances of surviving through the night. The man has become a pariah to half the nation.

    • Eppur Simuove December 20, 2021 at 3:36 pm #

      It’s good that JHK admin wants to draw that line.

      But that comes only after this blog has already spilled a lot of immoderate rhetoric about Fauci. That includes calling Fauci ‘perfidious, money-grubbing, and medically incompetent’, a ‘power-mad little weasel’; and a ‘malignant dwarf of a government witch-doctor’ — all in just the last couple of weeks.

      Not that I’m defending Fauci. But that kind of invective seems like normal content for this blog. It may even be what keeps people coming back. So why should anyone be surprised when readers start calling for actual blood? As ye sow, et cetera.

      • Alfred December 21, 2021 at 9:20 am #

        So uh, oh wise one…

        What should be our response when we’re tossed out of work (no jab, no job), and banned from indoor businesses (no jab, no commerce)?

        Are you for turning the other cheek in that circumstance?

        In case you haven’t noticed the Biden Regime has already foretold a winter of misery and death, and he plans on telling us later that unless you’re vaxxed you’re facing death. Which we know to be false. (no jab, you die).

        What’s your prescription?

        • Eppur Simuove December 21, 2021 at 4:14 pm #

          Alfred, when you consider my response, I’d like you to be aware that I personally got thrown out of work because of COVID. First I got downsized; then I found a new job that I was scheduled to start on March 16, 2020, literally the day the first lockdowns started. I went in to sign paperwork, then my new employer sent me home early. Later they laid me off. I spent another year out of work, because who exactly was hiring, and meanwhile I was a prisoner in my own home. True f***ing story, man. And I’ve got receipts.

          I’m not looking for sympathy. I share these very personal details with you so you’ll understand I am dead f***ing serious when I say: people who oppose vaccines are wrong. They’re wrong on the science, and they’re wrong on the morality. People who don’t want the vaccines should have their freedom respected: they should be absolutely free to refuse the vaccine, without judgment. But without judgment doesn’t mean without consequences.

          That’s because failing to help stop the spread of a killer disease makes you a danger to anyone and everyone you might come in contact with, and the rest of us are fully entitled to protect ourselves from you. Protect ourselves, and the weakest and most vulnerable among us, like people with compromised immune systems or people in long-term care facilities. So if refusing the jab means you also refuse to have a job any longer, my answer, O wise one, is: tough f***ing shit. You’re not the only person in the world, and things are tough all over. As long as the disease is real, serious and widespread — and it’s all those things — it’s a package deal: job equals jab. I don’t much care if you don’t take care of yourself, but if you’re not willing take a simple step that will protect me, everyone I care about, and humanity in general, then you can go pound sand.

          Now if you’ll excuse me, I have to go plan for Xmas alone this year. Because my family lives a train trip away, and I don’t plan to be the one who brings COVID to my 80-year-old father’s house.

          • JTinMD December 21, 2021 at 4:43 pm #

            Really? That’s such a facile, whiny argument — Take the magic medicine to protect others!

            That’s the new tack. I’m against the mandates, but I’m for the imposed “consequences.”

            Coercion.

            Just lost a bushel of respect for you, Eppur.

          • Alfred December 21, 2021 at 5:03 pm #

            “That’s because failing to help stop the spread of a killer disease makes you a danger to anyone and everyone you might come in contact with, and the rest of us are fully entitled to protect ourselves from you.”

            A few things…

            1.) The vax doesn’t stop the spread – in fact since the vax dampens the symptoms, it’s more likely that a vaxxed person will actually spread the virus. When you’re sick, you’re supposed to know it and self-quarantine.

            2.) It’s no more a killer disease than the flu. Yes, that means if you’re sick, you should stay away from your 80 year old father who may die from it. But if you’re vaxxed, you may not even know you’re sick. You see, it’s the unvaxxed, who should fear the vaxed.

            I’ve been waiting a long time for someone to step up and argue how this disease, having a 99.7 percent survival rate is such a threat to humanity, as to give rise to your “tough fucking shit,” attitude. An attitude prevalent in our politicians.

            And really, that’s just a small part of overall covid phenomenon. After you expose your killer argument, we can delve into the origin story. Then onwards into the hundreds of years long cavalcade of corrupt and grifting ruling class.

            It’s telling that you actually believe what THEY are telling us.

            So no, I won’t excuse you. You owe me an explanation. Put up or shut up.

          • Eppur Simuove December 22, 2021 at 11:01 am #

            Two responses, so I’m going to take this in two parts.

            First, JTinMD: You’re the one characterizing the vaccines as magic, not me. That’s because you’re wrong on the science. The real world very seldom affords us magic-bullet solutions and it has not done so in this case. What it has afforded is a measure that greatly decreases the likelihood of transmission, decreases the severity of illness for the vaccinated individual, and decreases the likelihood of overwhelming the health-care system — if it’s used.

            It’s neither ‘facile’ nor ‘whiny’ to act as if every life counts. And the word ‘coercion’ doesn’t scare me. I’ve made my argument on that score already:

            https://kunstler.com/clusterfuck-nation/where-do-you-stand/#comment-655188

            Now, Alfred: I’ll take your points one by one.

            1.) ‘When you’re sick, you’re supposed to know it and self-quarantine.’ Yes, except COVID’s most contagious stage starts 1-2 days before the infected person shows symptoms. At best, this strategy pretty much guarantees the virus a nice little window to infect others.

            2.) ‘It’s no more a killer disease than the flu.’ Surely you’re not serious? The flu, lest we forget, killed tens of millions back in 1918. Estimates aren’t too exact, but it could be as many as 100 million. The equivalent would be 175 million to as high as 350 million if it happened today. It took a century of strenuous, unremitting effort to beat it back and stuff it into a small enough box that today we have the luxury of forgetting what a monster it was in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

            ‘You owe me an explanation. Put up or shut up.’ I’ve already done it. You’ll find my argument here, and in other comments by me on the same page: https://kunstler.com/clusterfuck-nation/where-do-you-stand/#comment-655066

            Now here’s the tragedy: You’re right about the ruling class, they are corrupt grifters. Only, that doesn’t make them wrong about everything, and they’re not the only grifters in town. There’s a whole other set of con artists who make bank by weaponizing people’s distrust of so-called ‘legitimate’ elites, and their king was in the White House for four years. Finding your way through the thicket of lies, bad faith and B.S. that besets us on all sides toward some semblance of truth isn’t easy, and frankly, I don’t have the wherewithal to talk you down off this particular ledge. I just hope you’ll take points 1.) and 2.) above soberly, and believe me when I say I really am a freedom-respecting person who wouldn’t hold the position I do if I didn’t consider it justified by both science and morality.

          • Alfred December 22, 2021 at 12:30 pm #

            Eppur, in your reply you’re actually supporting my point…

            The vaxxed are silent spreaders. When it comes to spreading or catching the disease there is NO DIFFERENCE between the vaxxed and the unvaxxed. By your logic, we should all be quarantined. ?Again, if my concern is simply being infected, I have more to fear from the vaxxed than the unvaxxed. Oh, and did I mention, I had covid, delta – I presume, about 6 weeks ago. I’m 63, overweight and underexercised. I don’t like being sick, but I’m not afraid of it.

            Are you opposed to ivermectin and hydroxychloroquine too?

            You haven’t made your point about covid being deadly. What evidence to you have that supports this claim?. What can make this virus deadly, however, is the evolutionary pressures of the leaky vax, and the stupid lock downs. The despair and loneliness caused by these harsh draconian measures are far more deadly than the disease. Everything, EVERYTHING, they have told us about covid is a lie. You should be able to see through it.

            Please read this article. This article coalesced it all for me. From David Martin, to Peter McCollough, to Michael Yeadon.

            https://www.juliusruechel.com/2021/09/the-snake-oil-salesmen-and-covid-zero.html#Variants

            Regarding the Spanish Flu.

            “Let me give you a historical example to demonstrate that this rapid evolution of a virus towards either more or less dangerous variants isn’t mere theory. Small changes to the environment can lead to very rapid changes in the virus’ evolution. The first wave of the 1918 Spanish Flu was not particularly deadly, with mortality rates similar to regular seasonal flu. However, the second wave was not only much deadlier but, rather unusually, was particularly deadly to young people rather than just the old and the weak. Why would the second wave be the deadly one? And what would cause the virus to evolve so quickly to become both more deadly and better adapted to preying on young people? At first glance it would seem to defy all evolutionary logic.

            The answer demonstrates just how sensitive a virus is to small changes in evolutionary pressure. The Spanish Flu spread in the midst of the lockdown-mimicking conditions of World War One. During the first wave, the virus found a huge population of soldiers trapped in the cold damp conditions of the trenches and a near endless supply of captive bedridden hosts in overflowing field hospitals. By the Spring of 1918, up to three-quarters of the entire French military and half of British troops had been infected. These conditions created two unique evolutionary pressures. On the one hand, it allowed variants that were well adapted to young people to emerge. But on the other hand, unlike normal times, the cramped conditions of trench warfare and field hospitals allowed dangerous variants that immobilize their hosts to spread freely with little competition from less dangerous variants that spread through lively hosts. The trenches and field hospitals became the virus incubators driving the evolution of variants.

            Normally young people are predominantly exposed to less dangerous mutations because the healthiest do all the mingling while the bedridden stay home. But the lockdown conditions of war created conditions that erased the competitive advantage of less dangerous mutations that don’t immobilize their hosts, leading to the rise of more dangerous mutations.

            Thanks to the end of the war, the lockdown-mimicking conditions also ended, thereby shifting the competitive advantage back to less dangerous mutations that could spread freely among the mobile healthy members of the population. The deadliness of the second wave of the 1918 Spanish Flu is inextricably linked to the First World War, and the end of the war is linked to the virus fading into the background of regular cold and flu season.

            It is therefore highly likely that the 1918 Spanish Flu would never have been more than a really bad flu season had it not been for the amplifying effect of lockdown conditions created by a world at war.”

          • Alfred December 22, 2021 at 2:12 pm #

            And, to your last point…

            Russel Brand
            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Kr_ZYtWbAo

            Here’s his channel page
            https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCswH8ovgUp5Bdg-0_JTYFNw

            Spend some time with him, let me know what you think.

          • Alfred December 22, 2021 at 4:30 pm #

            I get it now…

            “Now here’s the tragedy: You’re right about the ruling class, they are corrupt grifters. Only, that doesn’t make them wrong about everything, and they’re not the only grifters in town. There’s a whole other set of con artists who make bank by weaponizing people’s distrust of so-called ‘legitimate’ elites, and their king was in the White House for four years.”

            It makes them untrustworthy ALL OF THE TIME. That leaves YOU to figure out what’s what, eh? How are you going to do that if the information you want and the medicine you are being censored by THEM.

            You have TDS, which I happily do not. Presidents come and go. But our Republic is forever. He was NONE of the things the democrats accused him of during his Presidency. What I saw, what was revealed in their desperate and reckless actions to unseat him at all costs was a perversion that I cannot un-see. A condition our host pointed out several weeks ago.

            We cannot consider our current predicament as just another in a series of unfortunate events. We have to drop back a few hundred yards and look at the bigger picture in order to see the power we are struggling with. You have to look at the relationships between entities in the power centers to see the order flow, the hierarchy, the billionaires.

            Billionaires – Technology – Totalitarianism

            It’s real.

            Intellectual honesty is in short supply.

          • Alfred December 23, 2021 at 8:27 am #

            Done.

            You failed to provide a response to my challenge.
            ———————-
            I’ve been waiting a long time for someone to step up and argue how this disease, having a 99.7 percent survival rate is such a threat to humanity, as to give rise to your “tough fucking shit,” attitude.
            ———————-

            I went back and read all your posts you linked. You did not address my question. You did not PUT UP. Though I doubt you will shut up.

            CONCLUSION
            ————————
            Eppur Simuove is a pseudo intellectual with fair vocabulary and a persuasive writing style. He/She/They believe themselves to be superior to the other animals on the farm, and thus feel they can wield “The Science” with impunity. When challenged with real data and real science Eppur Simuove fell back on the tried and true, end all arguments employed by Bolsheviks everywhere…

            “Because, uh… Science” and lastly, “Orange Man Bad”

            Academia distinguishes studies as “Math” and “Science,” and it’s a good thing, because in this case Math is kicking Science’s lick spittle ass all over the parking lot.

            Thinking twice about hitting the submit button. I surely don’t want to be mean, and I surely don’t intend to be mean, but this kind of depraved indifference to sincere discourse needs to be called out.

          • Eppur Simuove December 23, 2021 at 2:14 pm #

            Alfred, ah, there’s kind of a lot of homework there for me to do. Four posts? “And another thing” syndrome isn’t quite the same as Trump derangement syndrome. But it does remind me of one of those TV shows where a hapless character leaves voice mail after voice mail because they don’t get how it makes them look.

            In any case, you and I aren’t going to persuade one another, so I’ll settle for correcting one thing: no, I don’t suffer from TDS. I considered Donald Trump a lying con artist many years before 2016. There was plenty of evidence, and this was well before his political success drove entire classes of people to irrational distraction.

            You may not care, but here’s me in real time denouncing Rachel Maddow for pushing Trump/Russia propaganda: https://twitter.com/lbeaton1/status/1110311920404357120?s=20

            And here’s me trying to reason with the creator of The Wire about fact-based journalists like Matt Taibbi and Glenn Greenwald who don’t suffer from Trump Derangement Syndrome: https://twitter.com/lbeaton1/status/1321900336613937156?s=20

            He actually blocked me. Oh well, if I can’t be persuasive, at least I don’t want to be misunderstood. TDS is not where I’m coming from.

          • Alfred December 23, 2021 at 9:21 pm #

            Thanks.

            Yes, four posts – I felt it too – but it’s just that I think on these things. Deeply. And it all doesn’t flow at first. Rethinking too.

            I worked with a guy, with whom I debated such things years ago. We were discussing this issue in the abstract. When we got around to so and so being a crook he said, “yeah, but he’s our crook.”

            So no TDS. I stand corrected.

            But please I still don’t see an answer to my question. There must be a RISK based reason for someone to advocate holding someone down and giving them a shot. That’s essentially what Fauci’s directed public health policy means. This is NEVER talked about.

            On that point we remain at odds.

    • Alfred December 20, 2021 at 3:52 pm #

      My apologies.

      I did say, “put him in the dock,” meaning fair trial.

      We’re not getting even close to a fair hearing over our grievances. We’re getting censored.

      That’s infuriating.

      • Islander December 20, 2021 at 4:56 pm #

        Me, I prefer putting him in the *stocks.*

        With rotten eggs and tomatoes supplied as a low-tech “up/down” vote.

        • anmariwakaranai December 20, 2021 at 9:37 pm #

          ….ants n honey?

  14. dplainview December 20, 2021 at 10:14 am #

    Q: Is this worth noting?

    https://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/news/pfizer-agreement-arena-pharmaceuticals/

    • Beryl of Oyl December 20, 2021 at 10:26 am #

      Oh good. Drugs to treat the damage cause by their shots. Smart thinking.

      • Socrates-Detroit December 20, 2021 at 10:36 am #

        Arena— focuses on developing new treatments for various immuno-inflammatory ailments.

        Yes, the very things the skeptics have been warning us of.

    • thirdcoastlegend December 20, 2021 at 11:25 am #

      Kind of like an arsonist buying up and privatizing fire companies…

  15. SW December 20, 2021 at 10:17 am #

    Your diagram is perfect and includes all the wonders that have made our lives so exciting for the last two years. Brain-dead Brandon can demand Christmas is cancelled but only the most fervent believers will obey.

    • SoftStarLight December 20, 2021 at 10:31 am #

      I love the diagram too!!

      • Blackbird December 20, 2021 at 12:32 pm #

        The inclusion of Brazil really made that diagram complete for me.

        • anmariwakaranai December 20, 2021 at 3:35 pm #

          “Quick in, quick out, I’m in it for the thrills.” Deniro ,Brazil

    • Islander December 20, 2021 at 5:00 pm #

      SW, which diagram are you referring to?

      Curious.

      Can you post the link again?

      I can’t find.

      • Paula D December 20, 2021 at 7:20 pm #

        Top of Jim’s post.

        • Islander December 20, 2021 at 10:48 pm #

          Oh, I thought a different diagram was meant.

  16. schvitzatura December 20, 2021 at 10:21 am #

    “One useful idea floating around the Internet lately is for a nationwide general strike to take place on January Fourth, the first back-to-work day after the holiday.”

    Already been happening, as labor decides it has reached its breaking point for pay and conditions:

    https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/oct/13/american-workers-general-strike-robert-reich

    • Redneck Liberal December 22, 2021 at 4:45 pm #

      …labor decides it has reached its breaking point for pay and conditions

      Hey – isn’t that inflationary, and just a manifestation of JohnAZ’s ‘gimme’ people?

  17. Beryl of Oyl December 20, 2021 at 10:24 am #

    “When we founded Operation Warp Speed, Pres Trump and all his senior health leaders agreed treatments would get the same focus and priority as vaccines.

    When Biden took office, his appointees quickly dropped treatments from the OWS urgency process. Many on the team were stunned.”

    https://twitter.com/MichaelRCaputo/status/1472196713054097415?s=20

    Joe even tried to take treatment away from Floridians so they would die.

    • Hereward the Woke December 20, 2021 at 10:29 am #

      Good catch, Beryl, but it doesn’t let Trump off the hook. He was supposed to be the chief executive and a NYC wild cat business type. He got played left, right and centre every time. He should have sacked Fauci (at the very least). And he’ still refuses to admit he was wrong.

      • Alfred December 20, 2021 at 10:46 am #

        Let’s all commit suicide because orange man bad.

        Who gives a fuck?

        Can you imagine Hereward the Woke’s final words before the British hung him for treason…?

        My only regret is, “Orange Man Bad.”

        Seriously, get your eye on the ball man.

        • SoftStarLight December 20, 2021 at 11:07 am #

          Well. Orange Man is kinda bad for starting Operation Warp Speed no? If he would have not done so we may live in a different world today. Could you imagine if he would have tore into Fauci and Birx the way he did Rosie O’Donnell and Megyn Kelly for example?

          • Alfred December 20, 2021 at 11:29 am #

            How do you figure? Do you know the story of the patents?

            Operation Warp Speed wasn’t Trumps idea, the clot shot was already patented. Operation Warp Speed is how they got that megalomaniac to take credit for it. He was was duped by his own FOMO.

            And you know what else? Trump is a flaming asshole for supporting the vaxx.

            There is nothing left to talk about, and nobody left to blame but the man in the mirror.

          • SoftStarLight December 20, 2021 at 11:38 am #

            Well yeah but ultimately you agree with Hereward. And there is still much to discuss because Trump is making all the intimations that he is running in 2024. So his support of the jabs up to this point is relevant and also very much problematic.

          • Alfred December 20, 2021 at 12:12 pm #

            “running in 2024”

            As if voting is relevant to the discussion.

            If he wins it was because he was supposed to win.

            The enemy knows us better than we know ourselves.

            We cannot vote our way out of this mess.

            I’ve been punched in the face enough times to know, that if you don’t strike first, you’re gonna get punched in the face.

            There is a sickening, wet sponge like sound, that you never forget, after taking a right cross to the nose, and it gives you pause.

            I’ve been ranting on about “enough talk…” yada, yada. Perhaps that’s rash. Perhaps we need to have the debate framed by independent thinkers like Jim Kunstler, and get these people and the Fauci people in the same place and debate this until it’s finished. Televised, live, doesn’t end until it’s finished.

            If we can shut down our countries and keep this BS going 24/7 for nearly 650 days now, certainly we can have a no holds barred discussion in public.

            But no.

            That doesn’t happen.

            Instead we get censored, we get more and more bullshit.

            Because we’re not actually dealing with two sides, other than us and them. Us being ordinary people with views ranging from wildly liberal to wildly conservative. Us, we, are on the same team. We’ve always know we make a lessor of two evils choice at the ballot box – yes?

            Them, they’re the elites in full view, shaking the jar vigorously. We know who they are. They are the money changers, and our laws (for the moment) are somewhat useful to discovering their identities. The whole fortune 500 is lousy with their lackeys’ and useful idiots. Read a SEC 10K – The Banks and Financial sector lead the social agenda in America, the one eyed liars operate under the veil of national security (at will) and are beholden to the Banks and Financial Sector ownership.

            Not much has changed over the millennia with respect to the elite’s desire to control people. What has changed at an ever increasing exponential rate is the technology used to control people. Kaczynski was right.

            https://www.kurzweilai.net/the-law-of-accelerating-returns

            If ANTIFA and BLM weren’t tools of the Bolsheviks, themselves tools of the elite, but rather fighting on behalf of ordinary people, they would be right too. But they swallowed the hook.

            Before power destroys you, they attempt to recruit you.

            We are in a struggle against power, evil power. Whatever a person’s vision of evil be, whether faith based or otherwise, this power we’re up against is, at best completely indifferent to ordinary people, and at worst purposefully working a pogrom on us.

            Clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right…

          • WilbursHuman December 20, 2021 at 12:33 pm #

            “We are in a struggle against power, evil power. Whatever a person’s vision of evil be, whether faith based or otherwise, this power we’re up against is, at best completely indifferent to ordinary people, and at worst purposefully working a pogrom on us”.

            Clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right…

            You are a Good Man Mister !!!!!!!!!!

            Wish we had more like you.

          • Alfred December 21, 2021 at 10:25 am #

            Thank you Wilbur.

        • Hereward the Woke December 20, 2021 at 12:53 pm #

          Alfred: You read my wrong, my friend. I’m a Brit, so my final words before being hanged by the Brits would probably have been, “Er, I’m British. Why are you hanging me?” Seriously, though, the happiest days of my life were when we voted Yes to Brexit, and DJT won in 2016. He did many great things during his term in office. However, the jab has been an enormous blind spot for him. If he doesn’t get off the vaccine bandwagon, he won’t win in 2024. The Q brigade are trying to spin this as 4D chess, but I don’t think it is. He let himself get walked all over by Fauci and the deep state on this one and there is no indication he has learnt his lesson. If we win in 2024, we need a patriot who is going to take wrecking ball to the deep state and DC so that it will never recover. I don’t believe Trump, for all his great achievements, is still that man.

          • Anthea December 20, 2021 at 2:58 pm #

            Trump is too old to run again, let alone serve out a four-year term of office.

          • Alfred December 21, 2021 at 9:58 am #

            Sure ok.

            I believe DJT was subdued by the power we’re facing.

            I don’t want a conservative tyranny anymore than I want a liberal tyranny. And I believe that’s where politics is taking us.

            Again, I will reiterate, the struggle we’re engaged in, is the ordinary people (liberals/conservatives) against the tyranny of the elites, the managerial class, those with the power to reward or punish.

            We keep putting our faith in elections, and in fair play, and we come back time and again empty handed. We always accept their, “better luck next time,” explanation. We always expect a different result the next time we attempt redress of grievances.

            We are continuously censored, and bludgeoned by propaganda. We are being channeled through the chutes towards the killing floor.

            Yet, somehow we’re expected to play nice. Refusing this vax is a moral imperative for me. Today, New York (I read) is introducing legislation to provide involuntary quarantine camps.

            Trump is not riding to the rescue. It’s a charade and a distraction. That’s why I called you out. Though having been admonished for my visceral invective against Fauci and crew, I’m left wondering if the people actually have any stomach for this.

            I believe in turning the other cheek, I believe in forgiveness, but I also believe that my creator has prescribed fighting, when those who mean to wrong me do not back off.

            The supreme court is in play now. Should be an interesting week.

      • Beryl of Oyl December 20, 2021 at 10:47 am #

        He got duped, and then he tried to correct things without firing the liars.

        Those are his “crimes”. I’m rather astonished that he thought it was okay to trample on the Bill of Rights over a virus, but then again, a number of bad actors were telling him things that just were not true.

        I agree, he was in charge, whatever went wrong is ultimately on him.

        • Jarek December 20, 2021 at 12:12 pm #

          He knew much, much better than he acted. He was tweeting dissident doctors at night and standing behind Fauci and Birx like a fool in the light of day.

          • Blackbird December 20, 2021 at 12:36 pm #

            I expect to see all those “Trump 2024” flags to quietly come down over the next couple years.

          • Beryl of Oyl December 20, 2021 at 12:46 pm #

            He was duped initially, over the virus and response. He got duped a second time, when he was persuaded against doing the right thing by firing Fauci.

            Yes, he caught on fairly quickly, maybe because hundreds of rational people were screaming at him, I don’t know why he thought it could stand, the way things were.

        • Hereward the Woke December 20, 2021 at 12:56 pm #

          Beryl: this may sound harsh, but it was his job NOT to get duped. A major weakness of DJT was his seeming inability to read people he was surrounded by. That’s a strange fault in a man who wrote Art of the Deal. He’s human and made mistakes as we all do, but not sacking Fauci was a terrible mistake that cost America dearly.

          • Beryl of Oyl December 20, 2021 at 3:29 pm #

            I agree, Hereward. I am merely pointing out that his wrongdoing over the covid ‘response’ didn’t reach the criminal level. There are a lot of people who deserve to hang over this, but IMO he isn’t one of them.

            He put too much trust in people he should have been able to trust, like VP Pence.

      • TaxDonkey December 20, 2021 at 11:23 am #

        I think it would be best to get over Trump. He served his purpose by red-pilling some folks, but too many people still think he’s supposed to save us. That’s not going to be helpful thinking. Anyway, if he doesn’t do a 180 on his pro-vaxx babble, it’s not going to be helpful to his agenda.

        • Hereward the Woke December 20, 2021 at 12:57 pm #

          Exactly. Sadly, he wasn’t playing 4D chess as many of us thought; the opposition was. Let’s remember him for exposing the true evil of the deep state and for at least recognising what America’s problems were and trying to address them.

          • messianicdruid December 20, 2021 at 11:08 pm #

            Takes two to tango.

            He got checked about thirty times, then the DS just knocked the board off the table.

        • Islander December 20, 2021 at 5:10 pm #

          Yes, please get over Trump.

          He is IMO just an academic issue now.

          If he should do a 180 on the jab he could make himself relevant again IF (big if) he were able to explain why he did the 180, and why he now believes all vaxxports and mandated jabs are unconsitutional and, actually, crimes.

          And, why and how he will proactively fight vaxxports and jab mandates. Starting right now. Team up with DeSantis and Abbott. Etc. Don’t hog the political spotlight.

          Ha ha ha.

          • TaxDonkey December 20, 2021 at 8:25 pm #

            the system is disturbed and will likely spit up another character equally or more colorful than Trump. Quite possibly someone we haven’t heard of yet.

      • JohnAZ December 20, 2021 at 11:37 am #

        Got played or crushed? He did not stand a chance. Did you want him to become a dictator and subvert the Constitution to get his way?

        He IS proof of how immersed the US is in the Bernie Sanders et al takeover.

        • Jarek December 20, 2021 at 12:13 pm #

          Yes, that would have been the Manly thing to do. We needed a Commander and Chief. If he had called, millions of men would have answered his call.

          • Ron Anselmo December 20, 2021 at 11:23 pm #

            There had to be *some* contingent of the military – even a minority. Jan 6th was a dog whistle for that contingent to show up.

            Had they shown – you are absolutely correct – the millions of men would have shown up also.

            The top-down, Commander-in-Chief direction would have been seen as dictatorial and would not have been recognized, and deemed illegitimate, by the international Globalist Cabal.

            A bottom-up – even partially militarily supported – redress of grievances would have turned back the Marxist coup.

            The military is, and remains, too woke. We are fucked.

      • BuckeyeDoug December 20, 2021 at 12:42 pm #

        Woke – do you really think Trump was mixing chemicals in the basement of the White House to produce the “vaccines”?

        • Hereward the Woke December 20, 2021 at 1:00 pm #

          Buckeye: Nope, not really. Unless the basement was well ventilated! I don’t know what DJT was thinking or doing on this one. Early on, he seemed to realize that the whole China Flu thing was BS. But then he got dragged in. Politically, he had to play along to a certain extent, but he must have known all about Fauci, and should have gone with Scott Atlas.

    • neurodoc December 20, 2021 at 10:40 am #

      Speaking of the ‘warp speed’ BullShit, does anyone out there still believe that trump is going to come back and save the day. My read is that he is still going around, clueless, bragging about ‘his vaccine.’

      I wonder how many ‘vax resistors’ still hold on to the delusion that trump ever was or is our savior.

      I supported the guy for several months, for his promises to get rid of the fed, the irs, big gov, etc ad nauseum, but ‘come on man!’

      • Disaffected December 20, 2021 at 10:57 am #

        If I didn’t know better, I’d say that American football hero Tom Brady is being positioned for a presidential run. Think about it, a neutral party, non-ideological, photogenic super-hero with a beautiful wife and backstory, who could be brought in to soothe and sway the masses while those behind the curtain gained more freedom to operate than ever. Never say never.

        • TaxDonkey December 20, 2021 at 11:25 am #

          Did Brady get the real shot?

          • Disaffected December 20, 2021 at 11:43 am #

            Who knows. If anyone got a pass, it would be him.

        • thirdcoastlegend December 20, 2021 at 11:28 am #

          Do you think the Wokesters will allow a white supercouple like Tom and Gisele that kind of power?

          The Wokesters heads will explode!

          • anmariwakaranai December 20, 2021 at 12:08 pm #

            She’s a witch third. Rainbow coalition says 2 thumbs up.

          • Blackbird December 20, 2021 at 12:40 pm #

            They’s white on the outside, but you can be sure they are rainbow on the inside.

            A couple more rich goddamn freaks – just what we need – to save us!

            But yeah, a lot of media coverage for a used up old football player – and those world-saving EVs he’s renting to us.

        • Mac December 20, 2021 at 4:13 pm #

          Was Rome run by its gladiators before it collapsed?

          • anmariwakaranai December 21, 2021 at 12:03 am #

            No by a teenage male prostitute. Not sure if he was bi or a cross dresser.

      • Wizard of the Saddle December 20, 2021 at 11:07 am #

        Doc,

        I agree, but given the true awfulness of the current regime, I’d still vote for Trump again in 2024 for the sole purpose of EJECTING Biden and his Wokester regime from office.

        As in 2016, the whole point was to KEEP THEM OUT. If Trump did nothing else, keeping Hillary out of office was enough to justify my vote for him.

        With that said, my first choice for 2024 right now remains DeSantis.

        • JTinMD December 20, 2021 at 12:29 pm #

          Fuck ALL stinking politicians! You’re only voting for puppets and yespersons, for cryin’ out loud!

          • Wizard of the Saddle December 21, 2021 at 3:37 pm #

            Yes, as a whole they all tend to stink. But until the system collapses one is obliged to participate and make some attempt to be a force for good, even if voting feels futile.

            But stress not, my friend. A second 1776 may be in the offing.

        • Blackbird December 20, 2021 at 12:45 pm #

          2024’s a long way off. Lotsa things gonna change between now and then…

        • Paula D December 20, 2021 at 2:19 pm #

          This is how they keep us distracted, time after time.
          Who the hell cares who runs in 2024? By then we’ll either be a digitally-controlled police state or in the midst of a rebellion from below.
          I really hate these four year election cycles.
          By now there should be no American who doesn’t realize that the elections are farces, circuses held with hand-picked clowns to entertain, distract and divide the masses.
          Fuggedaboutit.

        • crudgemudgeon December 21, 2021 at 1:46 am #

          Wizard, wouldn’t that be epic, if Trump bowed out (uncharacteristically humble) for a more palatable candidate with great instincts? Trump is great, but one man against the DS is a mismatch. DeSantis also would have a tough time with them.

      • Night Owl December 20, 2021 at 11:09 am #

        The only people who can save the day, so to speak, is we the people.

        Worldwide.

        • anmariwakaranai December 20, 2021 at 12:21 pm #

          As sparks of the great fire, yes.

          But only the sun itself can set the world on fire.

          ….ad nauseam but, wait for it. 😉

      • Hereward the Woke December 20, 2021 at 1:03 pm #

        Maybe the deep state is just too strong for ANY Potus to deal with. The only answer maybe to defenestrate DC completely and help the Red states to break away. I don’t see any other solution except for some kind of secession – peaceful or otherwise.

        • anmariwakaranai December 20, 2021 at 10:11 pm #

          That could be a gr8 title for this column, Defenestrate WS & DC.

          • messianicdruid December 20, 2021 at 11:23 pm #

            The truth will set us free.

            The truth is setting us free.

            The truth has set us free.

            Start acting free.

            The kingdom of God is within you : ie where the Spirit of the Lord is there is Liberty.

  18. HowardBeale December 20, 2021 at 10:25 am #

    Bottom line:

    “With the apparent defeat of the Build Back Better boondoggle, following a long list of other failures, the “Joe Biden” regime’s main chance for retaining any power is to keep the Covid panic going long enough to re-run the mail-in voting scams of 2020 in the 2022 congressional elections.”

    Exactly.

    • Hereward the Woke December 20, 2021 at 10:30 am #

      Howard: keep it going long enough not just to secure the mid-terms; but also to push through the globalist programme of wrecking the economy and installing a digital tyranny.

    • Wizard of the Saddle December 20, 2021 at 11:09 am #

      I never thought I’d sincerely thank God for any Democrat currently holding office, but I am thanking God this morning for Joe Manchin.

      Can we get a revised edition of Kennedy’s “Profiles in Courage” published? Joe Manchin should be in it. The Left is raining down fire and brimstone on him today for shooting down their damnable Build Bolshevism Back plan.

      • thirdcoastlegend December 20, 2021 at 11:30 am #

        My theory on Manchin’s opposition is that the green junk is terrible for his constituents in WV and he has to be responsive to them because Dominion doesn’t have much influence there.

        • Hereward the Woke December 20, 2021 at 1:04 pm #

          Manchin is a very old fashioned, out of touch guy: he’s representing the interests of the people who elected him. It’ll never catch on!

    • TaxDonkey December 20, 2021 at 11:29 am #

      Hate to be a conspiracy theorist, but does it look like “Joe Biden” is truly worried about mid-term elections? It’s almost like “they” have something planned so there will be no mid-terms. Either that or they get swept away in a landslide.

      • Wizard of the Saddle December 20, 2021 at 11:39 am #

        My gut feeling is that they will engage in voting shenanigans again, but will also simultaneously seek to provoke violence on the part of Republican voters so that Joe can declare an “insurrection” and sic the military and the federal cops on our side. This is why unpopular, authoritarian tyrants do when they see that they are in imminent danger of having the reins of power seized from their grasp.’

        I do not put ANYTHING past these communist assholes.

        • Wizard of the Saddle December 20, 2021 at 11:40 am #

          This is WHAT unpopular authoritarian tyrants do….not “why.”

        • Blackbird December 20, 2021 at 12:53 pm #

          Yup – fake election, Democrap sweep. Normal people saying, “What the…” rounded up and treated like the threats to conformity they are.

          No “Red Tide” next year. Just “Tide, the stain remover”.

          But then of course, if Donald Trump (aka the Golden Golem, Orange Jesus) decides to save us again…

  19. JTinMD December 20, 2021 at 10:26 am #

    From the Arch Druid,

    “>em>Charles Fort pointed out many years ago that the prestige of science depends on a slick public-relations scheme whereby every success is trumpeted to the skies while every failure is swept under the nearest available rug. The same is true of the prestige of the managerial classes in today’s world. These days, their predictions and projects fail far more often than they succeed, but the corporate media can be counted on to yell all day and night about their successes and pretend that the failures never happened. There are plenty of reasons why so few people these days believe anything that comes from official channels, but that’s one of the big ones.>/em>”

    https://www.ecosophia.net/on-domed-cities-and-doomed-dreams/

    Managerman has truly fucked us.

    • neurodoc December 20, 2021 at 10:46 am #

      ‘…..every failure is swept under the nearest available rug.’

      Most people outside research academia don’t realize that the medical and other science journals almost never publish negative findings, e.g. those studies that show that something DOES NOT work for fails to work.

      Like you say, the journals tout successes only, burying the failures.

      So called science, actually now better referred to as ‘corporate science,’ is completely untrustworthy. And useless!!!

      • Disaffected December 20, 2021 at 10:52 am #

        So neurodoc, you’re imply their data is worthless? How can that be?

        • neurodoc December 20, 2021 at 11:13 am #

          More ‘official,’ ‘science’ data than you can ever imagine is faked. That’s another thing the academic /science establishment sweeps under the rug. Just look at the cdc prouncements and claims; they have changed and contradicted themselves repeatedly thruout the last 2 years.

          Data doesn’t mean shit if its faked, modulated, massaged, or agenda driven in its interpretation, or presentation.

          Plus not one in 10K people have any idea of how to actually interpret ‘data.’ People don’t even realize that every data point, or ‘result,’ has a standard error of the measure (SEM) that is sometimes huge. Another thing swept under the rug.

          Also, only the people doing studies ever see ‘the data.’ Have you ever seen ‘the data’ from any study you’ve read about? I predict not, unless you’re a PhD scientist.

          And finally, no I’m actually not referring to their ‘data,’ I’m referring to their claims, pronouncements, interpretations, official proclamations, and statements of what is and isn’t real. ?entender?

          • Disaffected December 20, 2021 at 11:45 am #

            Excellent response!

          • Blackbird December 20, 2021 at 12:55 pm #

            Thanks Neuro. It’s more a matter of semantics than math these days…

          • Soul Forensics December 20, 2021 at 3:07 pm #

            “Plus not one in 10K people have any idea of how to actually interpret ‘data.’ ” — neurodoc

            Yes. To elaborate:

            Were there conflicts of interest with the conclusions as it links to who funded the study?

            What category did the study fall into as to its scientific ladder on the hierarchy of epistemology?

            Was the study tightly double-blinded, or at least single blinded?

            How long was the study conducted?

            How large was the sample size?

            How many confounders were indicated in the study, and how much weight do each of them have relative to differing outcomes among sub-cohorts?

            How does the study stack up against similar studies, as in: is it an outlier? And what were the differences in this study that would explain it? (Which is why meta-analyses are much more important than any single study.)

            How were the basic statistics monitored and corroborated?

            Were there any internal incentives for any or most of the participants to lie about background medical info or ongoing stories (i.e. symptoms, protocols)?

            ——-

            There are many more potential pitfalls, but that’s just an idea, so any time someone wants to put a positive spin on (e.g).vaxx “efficacy”, just show them some of these variables, and then laugh in their face.

        • thirdcoastlegend December 20, 2021 at 11:31 am #

          Many of those highly-touted studies are unreplicable.

          I’ve seen numbers as high as 50%.

          Search for the, “replication crisis,” to learn more.

          • Jarek December 20, 2021 at 12:18 pm #

            Yes, and that’s one of the pillars of science. If someone can’t repeat your results, are the results real to begin with? Fraud or a flawed experiment is the most likely answer.

            Or the results were real, but partial. There is more data that has to be included to make it completely valid.

      • TaxDonkey December 20, 2021 at 11:38 am #

        Neurodoc, I worked in science for many years. I agree with most of what you’re saying. Negative data is doomed to lower journals. There is an explosion of shit journals that will publish anything with a mockery of true peer-review. The best estimates right now are that approximately 50% of biomedical research publications are incomprehensible gobbledygook and very often non-reproducible. And of course recently, we’ve watched with horror the creeping of censorship and politics into the scientific literature. Having said all that, I want to defend some of my former colleagues. There are many brilliant people doing some amazing work and a good portion of the scientific literature is quite remarkable. Not sure if that will last through this 4th turning. Notice we’re getting some scientific data coming through finally on the negative effects of the shot. In that sense, science is poking a few rays of truth through the darkness a lot better than mainstream media is doing.

        • neurodoc December 20, 2021 at 1:06 pm #

          I didn’t say that ALL scientists are corrupt or that all journals are corrupt. There are always exceptions (The Brit Journal of Medicine is one). I worked in academic medicine in an ivy league medical school/center for 15 years before going into full time private practice. I still teach part time at a mid level medical center, as an Associate Clinical Prof., so I am intimately familiar with what goes on in an academic medical research center. Before med school, I was a PhD neuroscience (before it was sexy) university professor for 7 years, heavily involved in the research world. Over the years, I observed corporations take over the funding of research (as gov funds dropped) and insinuate themselves into academic and government administrative and research groups, yielding massive contamination of results of their ‘sponsored’ research.

          Quick illustrative story (and I have probably dozens similar to this): myself and a colleague, completed a 6 month independent study on a widely used surgical procedure and its effects and side effects (both clinical and histological) with clear findings of objective adverse effects. We submitted to a top tier journal, edited by a fellow with whom my associate had been a colleague at a top 5 med center. He rejected the article and my associate called his buddy, the editor, and asked why, as the study was far superior to most of the tripe in even the ‘best’ surgery and medicine journals. The editor, in no uncertain terms, stated that the procedure we studied and found to have severe adverse long term effects, had intrinsic equipment owned by a company that places 1.2 million $ of 2 page color ads in his journal; therefore he could not accept the paper regardless of quality or relevance.

          The above and similar corporate interventions on research publication, and even methods and findings, goes on all the time. I have seen it first hand time and time again. And, prior to going into private practice FT, I worked in top 10 academic medical center settings.

          I would love to know what was your position and rank in academia, as I, respectfully, find your viewpoint quite naive.

          • TaxDonkey December 20, 2021 at 8:20 pm #

            I, respectfully, find you quite arrogant

      • JTinMD December 20, 2021 at 12:40 pm #

        Neurodoc: “the medical and other science journals almost never publish negative findings, e.g. those studies that show that something DOES NOT work for fails to work.

        Yeah, and they’re thrilled to get a chance to publish fake and dishonest “peer reviewed” papers as long as they support the narrative, the money-grubbing soulless scumbags!

        Remember The Lancet scandal?

        (my Deep State Spellchecker changed neurodoc to neurotoxin.) 😉

    • TaxDonkey December 20, 2021 at 11:50 am #

      JTin, Archdruid is awesome. He’s got this pre-Covid essay called “The Rescue Game” that explains a lot of psychology and motivations behind this “mindfuckery” as JHK might say.

      P.S. – what the heck is an Archdruid anyway?

      • Jarek December 20, 2021 at 12:21 pm #

        The Druids were the holy men of the Celts, but also their scholars and law givers as well. Arch means high as in Bishop or something like that.

        Greer is very learned in the occult, has written books about ceremonial magic, and may be a practicioner as well. But the old Druids were patriots, and Greer is not. I asked him about that and he banned me.

      • Q. Shtik December 20, 2021 at 5:19 pm #

        what the heck is an Archdruid anyway? – TaxD

        ==========

        The definition of arch as a prefix means to be primary or first.

        So, take Jarek’s explanation of what a Druid is and apply the definition of arch in front of it.

        Ever heard of an “arch” enemy?

        • messianicdruid December 21, 2021 at 7:30 am #

          I didn’t get banded, but I did “shake the dust off”.

  20. Wizard of the Saddle December 20, 2021 at 10:30 am #

    New Zealand Man, 28, died of myocarditis, a “rare” effect of COVID vaccine. What you need to know. (USA Today – 12/20/2021)

    The article goes to great pains to note that some folks who took the Smallpox Vaccine also got myocarditis from it. But what they DON’T bother to mention is that the death rate from Smallpox is many, many, MANY orders of magnitude greater than the miniscule risk for death from COVID-19 – especially the benign Omicron variant. So, no, the risk of DEATH from COVID does NOT outweigh the risk of DEATH from the damned vaccine!

    And the MSM wonders why absolutely NO ONE trusts them anymore…

    • Beryl of Oyl December 20, 2021 at 10:49 am #

      Also the smallpox vaccine helped wipe out smallpox.

      • Wizard of the Saddle December 20, 2021 at 11:41 am #

        Yeah. BIG difference there, eh? What a novel idea – a vaccine that actually destroys the disease it’s supposed to be protecting you against. This one is “leaky” and doesn’t get that job done.

        • Blackbird December 20, 2021 at 12:59 pm #

          Doctors back then were so short-sighted. Lookin’ at you – well, squintin’ – at you Edward Jenner. (Would he ask us to call him “Emily” now?)

      • Hereward the Woke December 20, 2021 at 1:08 pm #

        Smallpox was a non-respiratory virus and only present in humans. Much easier to deal with. China flu is respiratory and present in the animal population. That means it mutates too fast for jabs to keep up with, and can never be eradicated from the world. That’s why the push for 100% vaccinated is so mindless.

    • thirdcoastlegend December 20, 2021 at 11:33 am #

      That’s a lame media attempt to propagate fear by implying that the actually deadly smallpox is somehow related to omicron.

    • TaxDonkey December 20, 2021 at 11:42 am #

      Did the smallpox vaxx cause as many deaths and reactions as the mRNA shots? I don’t know, but I doubt it.

      • Blackbird December 20, 2021 at 1:02 pm #

        Smallpox – killed most of the American Indians.

        mRNA Vaxx – would kill the rest of the American Indians if only they’d take it!

  21. wet dog December 20, 2021 at 10:38 am #

    The Gattaca reference applies well here. Excellent movie. When does Mad Max get added to the Venn diagram – perhaps in the Brazil spot?

    One anecdotal note: I drove through a small neighborhood yesterday, houses packed in like sardines. Almost reached a driveway and a woman started backing out. She didn’t see me so I slammed on the brakes. She kept backing out, across the street, and slammed into a parked car on the other side. How often do you get to see that? Then she pulled back in to her driveway and got out to look at it.

    My first thought: is this a vax fog? Have you seen this? And I just heard this morning that a friend’s daughter, under 27, is in the hospital for brain swelling – she’s vaxxed, has a toddler, and her mom is frantic. Another friend lost a healthy father in his 70s only a couple of weeks after the jab from a blood clot in the lungs.

    Of course, all this is anecdotal. One other thing: am in a rural area an hour and a half from Seattle. Yesterday at the QFC, about 3/4s of the people were unmasked, so that’s an improvement. But you go closer to the city, say to MS Redmond, and shop at a whole foods, it’s well over 95% masked. The professionals have lost their minds. If they start falling down like bowling pins, who will keep the rest of us in line?

    • neurodoc December 20, 2021 at 1:27 pm #

      And all of the reports of deaths from blood clots, ‘vaccidents,’ heart attacks, and other horrendous adverse effects will remain anecdotal. It would be very dangerous, and very hard, if not impossible, to publish a scientifically documented report of these effects in a major amerikan journal much less the msm.

      Look at what even happened to the luke warm report from the Am. Heart Assoc., regarding ‘atypical’ myocarditis from the ‘vax.’ Banned from all outlets that the sheep watch/listen to.

      Hospital administrators and medical boards are threatening doctors who speak of these things (e.g. in lectures) much less publish them.

      Welcome to Staziland and the new amerikan GDR.

      • spaingaroo December 20, 2021 at 5:32 pm #

        yes, Suddenitis is gaining ground.

  22. Ron Anselmo December 20, 2021 at 10:41 am #

    “Speaking of which, will the public even be able to discern whether the alleged winter death surge is a result of Covid or of adverse reactions to the vaxxes? My money would be on adverse vaxx events.” ~ JHK

    Bingo Jim. The “vaccines” are working exactly as designed. They compromise and/or disable the natural immune system and response.

    Now susceptible to any virus that comes along, any sickness and death will be attributed to the omicron, or some other, variant.

    In other words, the “breakthroughs” (because the “vaccines” are working) is a complete lie. It’s not a “breakthrough” – more like a “come on in!”

    On vaxx injuries: See “Stories” at realnotrare.com – absolutely heartbreaking – lots of Moms that can no longer take care of their children – FUBAR.

    • Disaffected December 20, 2021 at 10:51 am #

      The gen pop won’t discern it though. Word on the street is that they’re still waiting for “data,” but I can neither confirm nor deny that.

      • JohnAZ December 20, 2021 at 12:13 pm #

        You finally, tongue in cheek I know, actually summed up the situation.

        A population full of people that are fooled by BS generated by the PTB people that block real info will always overcome contra folks that also have little real data available to represent their claims. Even if they are right.

        Example. “ Face masks are a part of our lives now.” Quote from Fauci this AM.

        Where is the counter presentation?

        • Disaffected December 20, 2021 at 2:47 pm #

          Face masks ARE a part of our lives now. Why? Because the rubes have been convinced that they’re effective and because they’re an overt signal that they’re “with the agenda.” Like a sacrament, they’re a signaling device of belief and trust in the new world order. A religious act of devotion if you will. No amount of “data” will ever convince such people otherwise. If the policy suddenly changed and the pronouncement came down that they were useless, an astonishing number of people would keep on wearing them anyway. Probably for the rest of their lives.

          • TaxDonkey December 20, 2021 at 11:03 pm #

            They could mandate that we all wear hats with dildos sticking straight out and we’d probably go along with that as well.

          • Hereward the Woke December 21, 2021 at 8:16 am #

            Face masks are part of THEIR lives. They ain’t a part of mine. Never worn one for single second and never will.

    • Ron Anselmo December 20, 2021 at 10:58 am #

      https://www.realnotrare.com/realstories

      • WilbursHuman December 20, 2021 at 7:45 pm #

        That right there is Well worth visiting !

        Sad tales of adverse reactions

        Could some one make Sure the 2 trolls on this site see it ???

  23. stelmosfire December 20, 2021 at 10:45 am #

    The local board of health just reinstated mask wearing ,12/20,for all indoor businesses and gatherings. I have a sweet Santa mask to wear.

    • Wizard of the Saddle December 20, 2021 at 11:44 am #

      Meanwhile, here in beautiful, sunny, Alabama – a free state – we are going about enjoying our Christmas Holiday as normal – with no idiotic mandates for vaxxes, masks, social distancing, etc etc ad naseum.

      The contrast could not be more stark compared to the insanity going on in the moronic Blue States.

      Thank God for our much-maligned, but very sensible, Dixieland.

      • JTinMD December 20, 2021 at 12:53 pm #

        I think we should stop referring to them as blue states. Rather more accurate to say “blue cities,” or “blue metros,” as people in the hinterlands are far less compliant.

        • Blackbird December 20, 2021 at 1:15 pm #

          Yup. Michigan is what most would call a “blue state”, but outside of the flaming cities is a groundswell of resistance.

          And I wish we’d quit using “Blue” and “Red” in the backwards way we are. “Blue” has always (ok, since the 1700’s) represented conservative politics, while “Red” (Hello!) has always represented liberal/radical/socialist politics. Some dipstick in 1980 decided (was told to) switch it around. “R = Republican/Reagan/Red”. More mindfuckery.

          • Wizard of the Saddle December 21, 2021 at 3:43 pm #

            One of the Big 3 TV networks did that shit in the 1970’s or 80’s as I recall. They knew Dems were vulnerable to being attacked as socialists and communists from the Right so they colored in the Republican states as Red, and the Democrat states as Blue to avoid looking like they were endorsing the Republican critique. This is how the color reversal happened, and yes, it annoyed me for decades, but I’m sort of over it now because the narrative is too deeply embedded in the soft mushy brains of most Americans under the age of 50 now.

        • neurodoc December 20, 2021 at 1:58 pm #

          JTinMD:

          Agreed. I know people from upstate NY, Eastern Michigan, and eastern Oregon who are very very similar to those of us in the MidWest and South. And they’re very dissimilar to those in blue areas of NYC, Chicago, LA, Ann Arbor or coastal Oregon.

          They are freedom oriented, and Many even have guns, and some even know how to shoot them at target or even critters. Many also know how to garden/farm!!!

          I sometimes worry about what might happen to some of these people when the SHTF with CVII or such.

          • JTinMD December 20, 2021 at 3:50 pm #

            Also, what’s the ratio of country folk who get along well in the city to city folk who get along well in the country?

            I’d guess maybe it’s about 3 to 1

        • Paula D December 20, 2021 at 2:27 pm #

          It works the other way, also.
          My 2 y.o. grandson lives in Texas. Why is he forced to wear a mask all day in day care?
          Because it’s Austin.

          • Wizard of the Saddle December 21, 2021 at 3:49 pm #

            Yep. That’s right.

            The big cities in Texas are all pretty damned “blue” now, with the possible exception of Fort Worth.

            I am a former Houstonian. It got so bad in Harris County that I moved out of the county, but the creeping blue amoeba that is Houston is spreading out into adjacent counties and the handwriting was on the wall, so I bailed to a state that is even redder than Texas: Alabama.

            It doesn’t get much more right wing than the Yellowhammer State. Best of all, most liberals truly believe that time here is frozen, and that it is still 1963 with the KKK running around d bombing churches and such…….so the idiotic Wokesters are loathe to live here and don’t move here from out of state.

            Sometimes, having a bad rep from the “bad old days” can be a civilizing influence, if you know what I mean.

        • Wizard of the Saddle December 21, 2021 at 3:39 pm #

          A fair point.

      • Anthea December 20, 2021 at 4:23 pm #

        Same here in Missouri. No one even talks about covid or vaxxes any more. It’s like Beanie Babies or some other forgotten craze–or some best-forgotten movie from 1970.

  24. stelmosfire December 20, 2021 at 10:46 am #

    Whatta they gonna do? Give Santa a hard time?

    • SoftStarLight December 20, 2021 at 11:16 am #

      If they do Santa can simply thwart them with his magic. If they think they can tango with a being that literally brings gifts to billions in the course of one night they have another thing coming.

    • JTinMD December 20, 2021 at 12:56 pm #

      After stealing Christmas, the Grinch looked on incredulously as The Whos in Whoville joyously sang carols together in the town square.

  25. mitchellc December 20, 2021 at 10:52 am #

    I used to think sometimes that I should have made a career out of politics and psychology.

    It’s somewhat interesting and of course so much easier and relaxing than any of the more challenging disciplines in medicines, engineering, finance, etc.

    But recently the subject has become a bit boring as it really isn’t that complex. At its heart, whether religious or secular, the same patterns emerge:

    – purpose
    – fear
    – regulation

    Purpose, either spreading a message of personal salvation, or acting the white knight to save humanity, is the standard group manipulation.

    Fear of eternal hellfire, the enemy over the hill or a dread disease are innate reactions dating from the first multi cellular lifeforms.

    Lastly, the appeal of daily normallacy, where induced bias results from comforts gained by repeatedly experiencing non threatening conditions.

    Any successful priest or politician can read and play their audience with ease. Even better, they know people will justify actions that violate principles to gain group dominance.

    The atheist can worship the science, the progressive can cheer on the FBI. It’s all part and parcel, and really doesn’t take much intellect to manage, which is why the primary appeal is monetary.

    • SoftStarLight December 20, 2021 at 11:20 am #

      You are such a genius Mitchell! Maybe you will be in control when everything totally collapses?!

      • anmariwakaranai December 20, 2021 at 12:32 pm #

        What ssl said.

        And yo mitch, anecdotally, it is the orgasmic nature of the beatific vision, rather than any fear that drew me t’wards the light, eh?

        • Blackbird December 20, 2021 at 1:19 pm #

          Put fear and orgasm in the same place – actually that’s been the situation for a few million years now, hasn’t it?

          • anmariwakaranai December 20, 2021 at 3:56 pm #

            Well to be honest the first time was terrifying.

  26. Beryl of Oyl December 20, 2021 at 10:52 am #

    There’s a big media push to pretend that anybody who got the shot, got it knowing they could still get covid.

    I guess some people don’t want to admit they were duped, so they play along.

    Multiple sources, including Pfizer, Joe Biden, and Anthony Fauci, claimed the vaccine would end covid because you wouldn’t get it.

    • Night Owl December 20, 2021 at 11:11 am #

      They also told the bleating sheep that the face-mounted coffee filters didn’t work, before they said they worked.

      Those who think and trust their abilities to discern fact from fiction will go far.

      • Beryl of Oyl December 20, 2021 at 11:46 am #

        The coffee filters was an epic con. Someone at one time bothered to put a warning on the package, lest anyone infer from seeing them used in medical settings, that these masks cannot stop the spread of a virus, or any infectious disease.

        Yet they got away with it.

        Back in the day, ten year old boys stopped jumping off garage roofs while wearing Superman capes, once they put the warnings on the package.

        Millions of people today are not as smart as ten year olds were in days of yore.

        • Jarek December 20, 2021 at 12:27 pm #

          One guy got taken off a plane for wearing a red thong on his face. Why? It’s just as good as most of the rest of the masks. One is reminded of Poe’s Masque of the Red Death.

        • Blackbird December 20, 2021 at 1:22 pm #

          Actually, it was the damage to my limbs that stopped my garage-roof-jumping. If anyone had tried to warn me, I’d have climbed up there – broken legs and all – to prove them wrong. Put a warning on my cape, and I’ll put my cape back on!

    • Wizard of the Saddle December 20, 2021 at 11:46 am #

      I agree.

      There is no level of mule-headed stubbornness like the stubbornness of the average person to admit a foolish mistake to others who “told you so.”

      • Wizard of the Saddle December 20, 2021 at 11:47 am #

        They will almost never admit they were “wrong.” They get an accuse case of Fonzi-like speech impediment. (The Fonz never could say the words “I was wrong.”)

    • JohnAZ December 20, 2021 at 12:16 pm #

      Accurate statement, the vaxx propaganda said that the vaxx would block transmission.

      Everything said since has been a back off lie.

      • Jarek December 20, 2021 at 12:28 pm #

        So you admit you were wrong?

      • neurodoc December 21, 2021 at 2:47 pm #

        You, like many, many other smart people, were fooled by some very immoral but highly intelligent and CUNNING psychopaths posing as ‘we be from de govmint, and we here to help.’ 😉

    • MaryQueen December 20, 2021 at 12:48 pm #

      They flipped the script, as they do, because adherence to DoubleThink(TM) is essential for the success of the New Normal.

      Now, it is perfectly normal for them to say the opposite of what they were a year ago about vaccines, and for the sheeple to lap it up anyway, without question.

      Now it’s: You get jabbed, you get covid.

      OK, then.

    • Paula D December 20, 2021 at 2:32 pm #

      It’s absolutely amazing to watch!
      The jabs were absolutely sold as a way to protect others, do your part for the community, protect Grandma, and reach herd immunity.
      They were going to wipe out covid just like they did smallpox and measles, by stopping the virus in its tracks.
      And now the same people who fell for that marketing campaign sneeringly tell you “No vaccine stops transmission, we all know that”.
      It is chilling to realize that people are so incredibly gullible and malleable that they will do a 180 turn in less than a year and not even realize that they have done so.

    • Hereward the Woke December 21, 2021 at 8:18 am #

      What’s the next step, Beryl? I took the jab and knew that I would die! The sheep will probably buy it, too.

  27. neurodoc December 20, 2021 at 10:53 am #

    We, as a culture, now find ourselves in the situation where most everything we formerly believed in, e.g. science, journalism/news, academia, government, clergy, has been shown to be completely bogus, corrupted to the core, and without any merit or integrity.

    LIttle wonder the suicide rate in the US has skyrocketed starting in 2020 and continuing into the present. Just wait until the S1 spike deaths kick in over the next several months.

    • MaryQueen December 20, 2021 at 11:17 am #

      Yep. It’s not easy trying to be sane when our own personal version of The Truman Show falls apart.

      Looks like our near future isn’t very bright…

    • thirdcoastlegend December 20, 2021 at 11:38 am #

      “Real life,” has actually turned out to be about as real as pro wrestling.

      Maybe we are living in a simulation, or a collection of Mi-go brain cylinders.

      Cthulhu is most pleased.

      • JTinMD December 20, 2021 at 1:08 pm #

        KAYFABE
        In professional wrestling, kayfabe, as a noun, is the portrayal of staged events within the industry as “real” or “true”, specifically the portrayal of competition, rivalries, and relationships between participants as being genuine and not staged. Wikipedia

      • neurodoc December 21, 2021 at 2:51 pm #

        Cthulhu !!!! Haven’t heard that name in a long time. There is a rumor that people got a glimpse of him/she/it coming up out of the pacific ocean getting prepped to seriously kick some ass. 🙂

        Cthulhu for president in 2024!!!

    • Hereward the Woke December 20, 2021 at 1:12 pm #

      Neurodoc: agreed. All that talk about the Rule of Law, human rights and constitutions was just hot air after all. We’re walking across a tightrope and we suddenly looked down.

  28. MaryQueen December 20, 2021 at 10:54 am #

    Thank you for today’s article, James! Yes, Hologram Joe’s got plans to wreck the holidays again. I’m with you, I don’t think he’s gonna be able to do it.

    People have had enough. Well, not the covid death culters who are addicted to the fear porn, and enjoy sacrificing their children for social credit, and of course their beloved virtue signaling. But for normal folks.

    I am amazed to find out that Israel is not as jabbed up as their propagandists have been telling us.

    Efrat Fenigson (an activist there) reports that about 55% of the population is not vaccinated. The gov’t there is doubling down on the tyranny much like a lot of other countries. But 55% is a lot of people to try to oppress.

    They have also won some battles, such as the grocery rejecting the marking of vaxxed and unvaxxed.

    https://twitter.com/DaveNestor22/status/1472732496022458372

    Makes me wonder what the true ‘vaxxed’ numbers are here in the US?

    • Ron Anselmo December 20, 2021 at 11:00 am #

      <50%

      • MaryQueen December 20, 2021 at 12:16 pm #

        That’s about what I thought, and despite their campaign of fear porn, people don’t seem to be budging much.

        It doesn’t help that all the people who got boosted are getting covid19, either. LOL.

      • Jarek December 20, 2021 at 12:30 pm #

        Link?

        • Ron Anselmo December 20, 2021 at 2:42 pm #

          Just a WAG on my part Janos, but not too far off, I think – so, no link.

          The number of vaxxed has been skewed to the high side from the outset, to drive a false narrative on total vax uptake.

          The intent has been to bully the unvaxxed into believing they are in the minority – shaking their faith – and hoping they’ll get in line.

          • Ron Anselmo December 20, 2021 at 2:48 pm #

            The CDC admitted such, just a few days ago – a “mistake” on their part – which overstated the number, and thus percentage of vaxxed. Go figure.

    • Mountain gal December 20, 2021 at 11:18 am #

      But Israel has now put the US and Canada on the “red list”; countries their citizens can’t go to. And the PM is telling parents they have to vax the kids because it’s a dire situation. Over Omicron which sounds like a cold. So they know the vaxed will all get Omicron anyway so why keep pushing the vax which won’t work? And for kids who don’t really get too sick with Covid anyway? None of this computes. I’m sure I’m missing something really obvious..

      • SoftStarLight December 20, 2021 at 11:23 am #

        Yes they want everyone to take the vax because it is a depopulation weapon and they need to get rid of at least 7 billion peeples. Let me know if you need anything else.

        Best,

        • Alfred December 20, 2021 at 11:41 am #

          They know, that each time they pass a variant through the vaxxed population they have a chance of creating a variant that expresses the Marek Effect.

          Such a variant would actually be deadly to the unvaxxed.

          Of course, that presupposes that the virus itself is real and follows the observed evolution of virus’ – it’s not a guarantee, but it’s a possibility.

          For whatever reason, and I presume its the expediency of their agenda, they want the unvaxxed cohort gone. Nothing of yesterday means anything anymore, and to continue talking with these criminals simply allows them to grow stronger, and allows their grip to become tighter.

          • Mountain gal December 20, 2021 at 12:00 pm #

            @ Alfred

            Yes, I worry about the Marek’s situation. I’d suspect that TPTB here and in many countries would like nothing better than a way to eliminate the non-compliant control group. That would do it and they could just excuse it as unvaxed deaths due to Covid.

          • TaxDonkey December 20, 2021 at 12:06 pm #

            Alfred, it looks like no one can find an evolutionary history for Omicron, so that’s highly weird. So it looks like a plant. seems to like the vaxxed, but not deadly like you’d expect with antibody dependent enhancement. If it’s immune escape like Gert van den what’s his name says, then it’s odd that it would come out of Botswana rather than a highly inoculated population center. Pfizer says they can have an Omicron specific vaxx in 3 months, but does that make sense? There will surely be a different dominant variant by then one would think.

          • cbeard December 21, 2021 at 6:38 pm #

            Just heard on the nightly news that Brandon is sending out a half million or so covid test kits. I didn’t get where they are going to send them. To a distribution point or to the public at large. It’s probably another way for them to infect more people. I won’t be using anything that the U.S. Gestapo sends to me.

        • Wizard of the Saddle December 20, 2021 at 11:49 am #

          If true, then let them get on with the project. If 7 billion gullible, leftist fools take the jab and all go under the entire world will be better off for it. The only good communist is a dead one, after all.

        • Mountain gal December 20, 2021 at 11:57 am #

          @ SSL

          Yes, but that wouldn’t apply to Israel. I guarantee you that they don’t wish to depopulate the country. So then what? Why are supposedly intelligent people who have top notch scientists caught up in all of this?

          • Jarek December 20, 2021 at 12:34 pm #

            David Icke (among others) say the Global Elite are loyal to no one outside their class. That many of them in West are Jewish may not change this. Icke said, They hide behind the Jewish people.

          • MaryQueen December 20, 2021 at 12:51 pm #

            Why wouldn’t they want to kill their own citizens? They’ve been wiping out the Palestinians. They don’t care any more than our dictators do, about the populace.

          • Mountain gal December 20, 2021 at 1:45 pm #

            @ Jarek

            Icke is a total wackjob and antisemite to boot. Last person I’d listen to(well besides Fauci and crew).

            @ MaryQueen

            No idea where you’d get the notion that Israel has been wiping out the Palestinians. By all metrics their numbers and health has improved. Perhaps read something other than the NYT?

            Never mind. Silly of me. I forgot how many who comment here like to engage in antisemitic bs.,

          • Jarek December 20, 2021 at 1:52 pm #

            He’s been right about an awful lot of things. Evidently you still believe in the media’s “Conspiracy Theory” meme, one of the most successful in history.

            Conspiracy theory or Conspiracy fact?

          • Paula D December 20, 2021 at 2:41 pm #

            The whole “Israel is genociding the Palestinians” is a constant refrain by the msm and on college campuses.
            The fact that 250,000 refugees 70 years ago are now a population of 12,000,000 is ignored. Worst Genocide Ever.
            It’s a lot like the covid narrative, now that I think about it.
            But I agree with Mary that global cap doesn’t give a flying fig about Israelis, any more than they do about Americans.
            Both populations have got to stop their deeply internalized feeling that their rulers love them and want them to be happy. It’s just not true.

          • Amman December 21, 2021 at 11:18 am #

            @Mgal Unfortunately you have no clue or idea about the situation in Palestine. Why don’t you ask the Israeli Army to inform you about the Palestinian lifestyle?

        • Blackbird December 20, 2021 at 1:30 pm #

          Yup, but I lean toward the long-term infertility mechanism, rather than short-term slaughter.

          • Paula D December 20, 2021 at 2:41 pm #

            I agree.

      • MaryQueen December 20, 2021 at 12:18 pm #

        No you’re not missing anything. If you watched the woman in the video, she mentions all that. They are still terrorizing their citizens as they are doing elsewhere (and here). But they are also admitting to the things Efrat mentions in her report. Which is, vaccinations are a lot less than what the propagandists report.

      • Hereward the Woke December 20, 2021 at 1:15 pm #

        None of this makes sense. Israel is getting pretty close to war with Iran unless Team Biden can somehow make a nuke deal that pleases both sides (chances = zero).Yet they are saving Iran the job of wiping them off the map but implementing a depopulation programme.

        • Blackbird December 20, 2021 at 1:34 pm #

          I think some in Israel (mostly at the very top) as well as some here (at the very top) want an apocalyptic war with Iran (or anyone who can fill the role). It’s not about preserving life in this, the physical realm, it’s about destroying it. Or maybe I did too much thinkin’ in Sunday school.

          • anmariwakaranai December 20, 2021 at 4:07 pm #

            Zelenko for the most part convinced the Hasids not to vex. They are the baby makers. I have heard the vex targets a subset of jews, genetically, can’t remember which.

        • TaxDonkey December 20, 2021 at 10:25 pm #

          A war between Israel and Iran has been ‘imminent’ for about 20 years now.

          • Paula D December 21, 2021 at 2:05 pm #

            Another “let’s you and him fight”, like they are doing with Ukraine now…..

            “The newly appointed US National Security Adviser, John Bolton, tried to persuade Israel to conduct a preemptive strike against Iran before it achieved nuclear weapons capability, Israel’s ex-Defense Minister has revealed.

            “I got to know John Bolton when he was the US ambassador to the United Nations,” said at a conference of former IDF chiefs. “He tried to convince me that Israel should attack Iran.”
            General Shaul Mofaz

            Mofaz, an Iranian-born Israeli who served as the defense minister at the time when Bolton headed the US mission at the UN, in turn advised the ultra-hawkish Republican against attacking Tehran.

            The former defense chief explained that he did not believe that a military strike on Iran would be a “wise” decision, for either Tel Aviv or Washington DC.”

            https://www.veteranstoday.com/2018/03/26/israeli-ex-defense-minister-says-bolton-pushed-him-to-strike-iran/

    • Night Owl December 20, 2021 at 2:18 pm #

      Whoa. Weren’t they claiming Israel was 95% clot-shotted?

      From my DC politico days, I remember that nearly every mainstream poll is stacked by about 15-20% one way of the other, but this is next level.

  29. Beryl of Oyl December 20, 2021 at 10:59 am #

    Liz Warren, Corey Booker, and a host of others who have come down with covid after being vaccinated, are all reciting from the same script, that they are “thankful” that they got vaccinated more than once.

    Speaking of Liz, that Hateful Harridan is still attacking private citizen Elon Musk over his taxes.

    This sounds very similar to the attacks against President Trump, over his tax returns from before he was president. There was anger expressed that he used the tax code the way it was written and didn’t pay taxes in a year where he didn’t make a profit.

    I’m kind of wondering if part of that hating on Elon stems from him being a white dude with a yuge number of white dude fans.

    • Mountain gal December 20, 2021 at 11:21 am #

      Kind of like when people whose relative died of Covid say they’re so thankful that he/she was fully vaxed or it could have been worse!

      • WilbursHuman December 20, 2021 at 11:56 am #

        Kinda like goin to a funeral when everybody says………

        “They look really Good, don’t they”…………….

        Can’t make this shit up at all

        • Jarek December 20, 2021 at 12:35 pm #

          My family always did that. I always thought they looked terrible. Like they were dead.

          • MiddlePeninsula December 20, 2021 at 6:32 pm #

            My adult beverage just went up my nose. Bahaha.

        • Anthea December 20, 2021 at 4:52 pm #

          I always assumed this was meant as a compliment to the mortician and whoever did the hair and makeup. Often what people said was, “They did a good job with her, didn’t they?”

    • SoftStarLight December 20, 2021 at 11:28 am #

      I still struggle with this because I have a hard time believing they received the real shots. But Jarek said on the last thread that they are likely just seeking attention and newsworthiness because in their world covid is a sacred disease or like a sacred rite of passage or something. But with Liz who knows. I mean, if you were a fake Indian wouldn’t you be hostile all the time lol?

      • Wizard of the Saddle December 20, 2021 at 11:52 am #

        Me too.

        Ask yourself the question: “How do you KNOW – for sure – that they took one of the actual COVID shots?” Who verifies what is in the syringe that was used and can you trust them to tell you the truth? Who watches the watchers?

        The answer is simple: We don’t know. We have no way of knowing. We will never know. And NOBODY is watching any of them.

        So, you have to judge what they are up to based on what they DO, not what they SAY. If their mendacity level is off the charts, then assume that everything they say is 100% the opposite of the truth and act accordingly.

        • Mountain gal December 20, 2021 at 12:02 pm #

          I’d assume Gavin Newsom got the real deal.

          • Hereward the Woke December 20, 2021 at 1:16 pm #

            True, but he’s an idiot. I can imagine him after getting the jab: “That was the placebo, right?”

        • SoftStarLight December 20, 2021 at 4:40 pm #

          Yes! Remember that they are not all a monolith. Some are part of it and know, some are part of it and don’t know, and some are not part of it and don’t know, and then even weirder is some are not part of it and do know at least some of the pieces. Yikes! Is there going to be a quiz lol?

          • messianicdruid December 21, 2021 at 8:19 am #

            Trump and O’Reilly stumping for the booster this morning, admitting they got it.

      • Jarek December 20, 2021 at 12:40 pm #

        Did you see the ad she made where she said, “I’m gonna get me a beer.”? She then got herself a beer. And her “sweetie” came in to have one too.

        Someone capable of making an ad like that? All bets are off. Generally I would think the Elite would be above that kind attention seeking, but I’m not so sure with her or someone as disturbed as Kamala.

        • Jarek December 20, 2021 at 12:42 pm #

          In other words, not everyone in high office may be all that high up the pyramid. Some may be just useful idiots, below the faithful and knowing servants on the Plateau below the Capstone.

          • SoftStarLight December 20, 2021 at 4:37 pm #

            There are a lot of complicated layers to all of this in other words and it is still hard to truly know who is more or less connected if you are on the outside. You are so smart

        • SoftStarLight December 20, 2021 at 4:30 pm #

          OMG I know that was so cringey! You could tell they never had a beer in their kitchen ever before. And I’m wondering if they ever had a beer lol.

          • Paula D December 20, 2021 at 7:28 pm #

            And her husband said “No, I don’t want one”.
            So then she took a slug of hers. Looked like a pro at drinking beer, for sure.

    • thirdcoastlegend December 20, 2021 at 11:51 am #

      Cory and Liz are just setting the stage for tomorrow’s threats on the winter solstice.

    • MaryQueen December 20, 2021 at 12:19 pm #

      The Cramer dude is also “grateful” that he got his booster.

      “Please, Big Pharma, make us ill – for life, if possible!”

      They truly do belong to a death cult.

    • MaryQueen December 20, 2021 at 12:53 pm #

      Elon Musk is an asshole. Why don’t you save your concern for the people that are living on the streets because of Democrat bullshit, rather than some entitled freak who tortures pigs for fun?

      What is this thing about feeling sorry for billionaires who couldn’t give 2 shits for you? I find it weird and all too prevalent.

      • Hereward the Woke December 20, 2021 at 1:18 pm #

        MQ: Elon Musk is a bit of a rectal orifice, I agree. But he’s also unpredictable and loves to wind up the Woke idiots.

      • Wizard of the Saddle December 21, 2021 at 1:43 pm #

        Like all billionaires, Mr. Musk looks out for No. 1. That’s it. This is the attitude one must have to become a billionaire.

        Sometimes I agree with Musk and sometimes I don’t. He’s an interesting bird to watch, but I find the cult of personality that surrounds the dude to be a little silly.

    • Blackbird December 20, 2021 at 1:38 pm #

      It’s so we the sheeple think that musky Elon is on our side. A real-life Tony Stark!

      Let’s quit defending rich sonsabitches that do nothing but screw us, shall we?

    • toktomi December 20, 2021 at 2:38 pm #

      @Beryl

      I would offer that tax attacks against Musk and Trump are not very similar.

      The individual’s respective roles in the “reset” and their respective positions in the global hierarchy bear only marginal similarity to one another.

      I suspect that one attack is a demonization of a foolish puppet and the other is a distraction from the true nature of a precious tool.

      I could be wrong.

      ~toktomi~

      • Beryl of Oyl December 20, 2021 at 3:42 pm #

        They are both attacks on private citizens they don’t like, for using the tax laws the way they are written.

        I am not defending Elon, approving of Elon, or vouching for his character.

        I am just finding batty Liz Warren’s behavior reprehensible. I would feel the same way about it no matter who she decided to pillory on a whim.

  30. Beryl of Oyl December 20, 2021 at 11:24 am #

    Here’s a thread from Jay Bhattacharya on the attacks on him from Dr. Francis Collins and Dr. Anthony Fauci.

    https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1472773170918682625.html

    The fact that those men turned to the Washington Post tends to buttress my theory that the Deep State had involvement in the selection of Dr. Fauci for the task force.

    • Night Owl December 20, 2021 at 2:20 pm #

      RE WaPo: I still love that the guy who owns Amazon, one of the most criminal corporations in the US, also owns one of the largest newspapers in the country.

      All normal in the Idiocracy.

      • JTinMD December 20, 2021 at 4:03 pm #

        Problem really is that Bezos is owned by the CIA, making WaPo yet another Deep State mouthpiece.

        Amazon, aka “The River of No Return,” was not profitable until they beat out Microsoft for that ginormous CIA contract years ago.

  31. Beryl of Oyl December 20, 2021 at 11:29 am #

    Tucker Carlson Says There Is A Tuberculosis Outbreak At Goldman Sachs

    https://thepalmierireport.com/tucker-carlson-exposes-tuberculosis-outbreak-at-goldman-sachs/

    • got___truth December 20, 2021 at 11:52 am #

      Could not happen to a nicer collection of Financial Bolsheviks AND their purchased sycophants.

      • thirdcoastlegend December 20, 2021 at 12:02 pm #

        Borders open to Third World invaders have consequences!

        • Beryl of Oyl December 20, 2021 at 12:24 pm #

          Yes, you come in through legal channels, you take a TB test.

          I wonder if that’s a reason the illegals are exempted from the “vaccine”. It would cause latent TB infections to flare up.

    • anmariwakaranai December 20, 2021 at 12:41 pm #

      Gotta luv those rooftop ventilation systems!

  32. Uncle Reno December 20, 2021 at 11:30 am #

    Jim, more info on the January 4th General Strike, please.

    We need some legitimate, large-scale civil disobedience against the current regime in the US.

    • thirdcoastlegend December 20, 2021 at 11:58 am #

      This is the day before the NY state Senate votes on bill A416, which gives the governor the ability to set up, “health camps,” and detain the unhealthy indefinitely, for the greater good.

      • WilbursHuman December 20, 2021 at 12:14 pm #

        January 5th f next year…………………….

        https://thenationalpulse.com/news/new-york-legislation-provides-for-indefinite-detention-of-unvaccinated-at-governors-whim/

        “In the next legislative session beginning January 5th, 2022, the New York Senate and Assembly could vote on a bill that would grant permissions to remove and detain cases, contacts, carriers, or anyone suspected of presenting a “significant threat to public health” and remove them from public life on an indefinite basis.”

        • Beryl of Oyl December 20, 2021 at 12:27 pm #

          What amazes me is that people talking about this, keep bringing up Federalism, as if the rights enshrined in our Constitution and Bill of Rights are dependent on which state you live in, and should one’s governor decide to become a dictator, your only choice is to move to a free state.

          • JTinMD December 20, 2021 at 4:05 pm #

            So true and a very insightful observation, Beryl.

          • thirdcoastlegend December 20, 2021 at 5:00 pm #

            Beryl-

            I have this terrible feeling that Basement Joe’s threats tomorrow night will attempt to make it irrelevant which state one lives in.

          • JTinMD December 21, 2021 at 10:12 am #

            TCL,

            He’s going up against two NFL games tonight, I think. He’ll be preaching to the choir. Idiots.

        • JTinMD December 21, 2021 at 10:29 am #

          Never mind. It’s at 2:30 today

    • Wizard of the Saddle December 21, 2021 at 1:50 pm #

      I like the concept in theory, but seriously doubt that more than a few thousand people across the country will participate. Employers have no real tolerance for the inconveniences caused to their businesses by people not showing up for work when scheduled. Most folks who do this stand a high risk of being fired and the average Joe recognizes this. Making a political point rarely trumps the desire of the average person to keep their job so they can pay their bills. So, it will be a flop.

      In fact, it makes me wonder if the Wokester Left covertly promoted this idea, as a false flag op, as a way to demoralize the Trumpian Right when the general strike fails to materialize? The whole thing smells like another bullshit psyop.

  33. got___truth December 20, 2021 at 11:45 am #

    Why YOU need a 2nd life jacket:

    https://youtu.be/omrVpA14FpY

    History demonstrates that those who coerce the consent of the governed with DECEPTION are SOUNDLY defeated.
    The GEARS of justice move slowly, and GRIND exceedingly FINE.
    …..and VICTORS write the history.

  34. gustafson.robert.22 December 20, 2021 at 11:54 am #

    i’m wondering if tptb (davosers, big pharma, deepstate wokester techtopians.. whoever is behind the covid scam)… got legitimately caught off guard by the actual virus (escaped/released from the lab) being MUCH OR AT LEAST CONSIDERABLY LESS TOXIC than they expected.

    a pandemic plan failed because the virus was a surprising dud

    or a panic over an accidental release that was overblown because the virus was a dud

    or, a semi-planned moneymaking event by big pharma that didnt roll out perfectly because the natural immune response to the engineered virus was more successful than they’d predicted (and the vaccine less successful or safe than they’d predicted)

    • TaxDonkey December 20, 2021 at 12:20 pm #

      Totally planned. That part is all documented in the scientific literature, the patent history, the Event 201/SPARS rehersals, Peter Daszak quotes, the furin cleavage site, etc…

      I think what’s frustrating for them is not enough uptake on the inoculations.

      • Amman December 20, 2021 at 12:32 pm #

        Totally planned. Courtesy of Jill Bates and her global vaccine machine.

      • gustafson.robert.22 December 20, 2021 at 12:36 pm #

        do you think they expected the virus to be more toxic than it was

        • TaxDonkey December 20, 2021 at 12:41 pm #

          No, it was initially about the fear campaign. An actually truly dangerous virus might have killed off the politicians, the pope, Henry Killinger, the queen and a whole slew of other elite octogenarians. It was about getting everyone freaked out enough to beg for the shot.

          • Jarek December 20, 2021 at 1:01 pm #

            But Gates has threatened us with one much worse. One assumes they have real vaccines to protect the Elite in this scenario.

        • Amman December 20, 2021 at 12:45 pm #

          Listen, try to get a clue. IT WAS ALL PLANNED. Get it?

          • gustafson.robert.22 December 20, 2021 at 1:22 pm #

            @davos-ex-machina types:

            nothing ever goes EXACTLY as planned, okay. tax donkey’s probably right though, a fear-op from the start, and successful.

            did they expect the noticeably high rate of vax injuries then? or was that a fuck-up?

        • anmariwakaranai December 20, 2021 at 12:46 pm #

          I know this doesn’t fit our narrative, but word from on high is a real killer is on the way, a skin disease? – Maybe smallpox, and somehow marigold will help.

          • Jarek December 20, 2021 at 1:02 pm #

            Cuffs or Luz? Or an “Unlikely Soul”, perhaps?

          • anmariwakaranai December 20, 2021 at 4:15 pm #

            Luz I think. About a month ago

          • Q. Shtik December 20, 2021 at 9:36 pm #

            Luz I think. – anmari

            ==========

            What does Luz mean in computer lingo?

          • anmariwakaranai December 20, 2021 at 10:30 pm #

            Q, luz de maria du bonilla, search her!

        • Hereward the Woke December 20, 2021 at 1:20 pm #

          Maybe they did. Or maybe the virus was just an excuse to implement the real stuff: the depopulating jabs and the digital passports. Does it matter? The end results will be the same. Unless we fight it.

        • Paula D December 20, 2021 at 2:53 pm #

          I think they expected it to be more toxic than it was.
          But they don’t have total control. They can’t whip it up on the computer and then replicate it, like some sort of Star Trek device.
          They can splice and dice the virus, they can run it through lab animals, and that’s pretty much it.
          They took SARS 1, and added some bells and whistles, and then they had SARS 2, which they told us was “a completely novel virus, never before seen on the planet”.
          And they literally called it SARS 2, SMDH.
          Anyway, it turned out to be more transmissible than SARS 1 but not more lethal.
          I have no idea if this new one with the 24 mutations was meant to be more lethal. It turns out it’s not.
          Now they have to sell it to the terminally gullible as the Scariest Virus Ever, even if it’s not.
          I think they will succeed. Our rulers are not the only ones monitoring social media, I do too, and I am amazed at the rampant stupidity and inability to learn with which the majority of people suffer.

        • Night Owl December 21, 2021 at 10:30 am #

          There is still no evidence that a virus exists. Where is the virus?

          Why does the PCR test not test for the virus?

          The cases literally don’t exist, because they are based on PCR.

          • Wizard of the Saddle December 21, 2021 at 1:58 pm #

            The wrath of an Invisible Virus, like that of an Invisible God, can be a highly effective tool for conning and controlling the minds of the vast, gullible, and none-too-bright, masses of low-information sheeple.

            Since we appear to be moving into a post-Christian culture, TPTB had to come up with a new boogeyman to keep the plebes in line.

            Thus, VOILA!……
            meet the New Devil: The COVID-19 virus.

            It’s not for nothing that many ridicule the COVID fear mongers as “Branch Covidians.” The parallels to cults and religion in general are very applicable. People must have their logical reasoning circuits by-passed. Objectivity must be banished. DOGMA must rule.

          • Night Owl December 22, 2021 at 4:30 am #

            Wiz,

            I post this question once a week now, as nobody can answer it.

  35. JTinMD December 20, 2021 at 11:56 am #

    @thirdcoastlegend

    From above,

    Any thoughts on maxing out all available credit to buy assets, including buillion?
    I mean, if the dollar goes to zero, who will bother trying to collect?
    If society goes Mad Max, who will even be available to collect?

    Hahahahaha! Awesome, as that’s precisely what TPTB are up to! Bullseye, TCL!

    When in Rome… 😉

    • gustafson.robert.22 December 20, 2021 at 12:02 pm #

      best identity theft protection is an intentionally low credit score. plus, you get paid about $1k a year from gullible banks for this valuable protection. win, win

    • JohnAZ December 20, 2021 at 12:34 pm #

      JT

      You just showed a primary sign post of inflationary economics.

      Buy now, because it will cost more later.

      When that becomes cars and homes, it gets serious.

      Inflation means costs AND incomes. In the 70s, people would over budget their mortgage payments, buying more house with higher interest betting that two years down the road their income would rise enough to afford the higher payment. This eventually morphed into the ARM sub prime mortgages that caused 2008.

      Here we go again.

      • JTinMD December 20, 2021 at 1:30 pm #

        I didn’t drive the point home. 🙁

        It’s about something called the Cantillon effect. Those closest to the money printer (1%, Wall Street, TBTF banks, etc) get first crack at gobs of virtually free money from the Fed with which they do…what? BUY MORE ASSETS! Hence the absurd stock markets these days.

        They’re doing exactly what TCL wonders about. Charge it to the max, for tomorrow may never come!

        • Q. Shtik December 20, 2021 at 10:08 pm #

          Hence the absurd stock markets these days. – JTin

          ===========

          What do you mean absurd? Too high, too low, too volatile?

          Tate called markets “insane.”

          • stelmosfire December 21, 2021 at 8:45 am #

            This little piggy went to the market,
            This little piggy stayed home,
            This little piggy had roast beef,
            This little piggy had none,
            And this little piggy cried wee wee wee all the way home.

            Imma gonna cry weewee.

          • JTinMD December 21, 2021 at 10:35 am #

            Can’t really say they’re too high or low, cuz they’re markets.

            The Fed is primarily responsible for blowing this yuuuge bubble, at least since September 2019, when the repo shenanigans started. The rest is history.

            I hope I’ve answered your question, counselor. 😉

          • Q. Shtik December 21, 2021 at 1:47 pm #

            The Fed is primarily responsible for blowing this yuuuge bubble – JTin

            ==========

            ^This^ portion of a sentence indicates to me that you find the markets “absurd” because they are too high… ya know, like a yuuuge bubble.

            Why do you dance around the obvious answer to my question? There is nothing wrong at all with expressing your own opinion.

          • JTinMD December 21, 2021 at 5:12 pm #

            Somewhere along the line I must have stuck a burr under yer saddle, Q. You can’t stop picking nits!

            The price of anything, generally, depends on what you pay. Mr Market discovers that price when he’s free to do so, naturally. It’s my opinion that the Fed has obstructed the process of free market price discovery. The prices are what they are, neither high nor low. But the stock markets are now absurd.

            Since when have I been shy of expressing my opinion, Q, er… I mean teacher? And please, Mr octogenarian wise man, enlighten me: What actually is the obvious answer?

          • Q. Shtik December 22, 2021 at 6:49 pm #

            But the stock markets are now absurd. – JTin

            ============

            But HOW, JTin? HOW are they absurd? In what sense are the markets absurd?

            Here is the definition of absurd:

            wildly unreasonable, illogical, or inappropriate.
            “the allegations are patently absurd”

        • Wizard of the Saddle December 21, 2021 at 2:02 pm #

          Not just stocks. The people who are swimming in all this cheap money are also buying up tangible physical assets with real utility, precious metals, and rare collectibles. Anything to rid themselves of federal reserve notes that are now devaluing at an accelerating pace.

          It’s all about hedging against the negative impacts of inflation on one’s personal wealth.

  36. Bilejones December 20, 2021 at 12:07 pm #

    The Danish experience is telling

    https://alexberenson.substack.com/p/stunning-covid-data-from-denmark

    South Africa, the incubator is so un-alarmed by this that they are scrapping the Mask and Contact Tracing bullshit.

    • TaxDonkey December 20, 2021 at 12:13 pm #

      “More than 76 percent of non-Omicron Covid infections in Denmark are in vaccinated people, along with about 90 percent of Omicron infections.”

      That is pretty crazy

    • Beryl of Oyl December 20, 2021 at 12:19 pm #

      OMG Bile I was typing while you were posting.

      It’s nice to see Alex being vindicated, he has taken a lot of heat for exposing these “vaccines”.

  37. Beryl of Oyl December 20, 2021 at 12:16 pm #

    This is from Alex Berenson:

    Stunning data about vaccine failure from Ontario, Canada

    https://alexberenson.substack.com/p/stunning-data-about-vaccine-failure/comments

    Omicron: such a joke that South Africa is about to dump all contact tracing and quarantines

    https://alexberenson.substack.com/p/omicron-such-a-joke-that-south-africa/comments

    Stunning Covid data from Denmark

    https://alexberenson.substack.com/p/stunning-covid-data-from-denmark

    • JohnAZ December 20, 2021 at 12:27 pm #

      Beryl

      It sounds like a bunch of tableau headlines.

      The data is coming fast now, these folks do not need to exploit headlines.

      Something stopped the spread of Spanish flu in 1919, maybe it was its version of Omicron.

      • Paula D December 20, 2021 at 2:57 pm #

        It was herd immunity.

    • MaryQueen December 20, 2021 at 12:35 pm #

      I truly don’t believe that covid19 was/is a bioweapon. I think they did what Fauxi did with AIDS, which was, took a situation where a lot of people were getting sick by some environmental poison (in this case, gay men overdoing it with poppers, other drugs and alcohol, etc) and create a panic. Then of course, as their Hegelian Dialectic dictates, they come to the rescue with their deadly ‘cures’.

      I think they just used the regular flu season to create a mass panic, and the entire thing is a hoax. I think this also because we have now read the preparatory plans for it.

      From what I can see, ‘omicron’ is just vaccine injury. It’s unfortunate that more people aren’t seeing that, but still go along with the narrative that covid19 even exists, even though it has not been isolated or proven to exist.

      • MaryQueen December 20, 2021 at 12:37 pm #

        They also created the look and feel of a pandemic by drugging people and killing them on ventilators, after destroying their organs with Remdisivir. So, very much like with AIDS where they killed people with the ‘cure’ (AZT).

        • JohnAZ December 20, 2021 at 12:55 pm #

          Ventilators do not kill, gelled alveoli do.

          However, does ventilation just increase the immune reaction that promotes gel production?

          We will probably never know.

          Also, what do you do if a patients O2sat falls below the critical value that keeps the RBCs charged up and indicates desaturation? Just let the patient die?

          Catch 22?

          • JohnAZ December 20, 2021 at 12:59 pm #

            If the fact that ventilation causes gelling was proven,

            First do no harm?

          • Jarek December 20, 2021 at 1:07 pm #

            The Red Van didn’t kill anybody – they died of their injuries.

            The lower mind is a hall of mirrors and you are trapped inside.

          • JTinMD December 20, 2021 at 1:35 pm #

            Did you mean red suv, Yo?

          • Jarek December 20, 2021 at 1:53 pm #

            Yes, thank you.

          • Paula D December 20, 2021 at 3:01 pm #

            What good does it do to force air into lung tissue full of blood clots which stops air exchange between the aveoli and the bloodstream?
            They are going to die when that happens, no matter what. Putting them on a ventilator is worthless.
            But the CARES Act did pay the hospitals $39,000 to do it.

      • JohnAZ December 20, 2021 at 12:50 pm #

        Mary, the number of vaxx occurrences is declining? The number of vaxx damage on VAERs is declining. The number of cases is increasing. ???

        There are two things right now killing folks, the virus itself AND the vaxx. Both are caused by S protein reactions with the inflammation levels of people. Both are there!

        Riddle me an answer. Are vaxx deaths reported to VAERS being reported as Covid virus deaths? Do Vaxx S proteins show up as positive Covid? With the test reliability being what we know, do vaxx S proteins show up as new cases? How many folks who get the shot get labeled as positive Covid in reaction to their shot? One more, how many people have vaxx reactions as intense or even more than if they had gotten the crud in the first place.

        Everything I just queried is unknown.

        • MaryQueen December 20, 2021 at 12:56 pm #

          They are all unknown because they are all made up.

          Cases = fake

          covid19 = fake

          Sadly, vaccine injury is very real.

          And people are still getting vaccinated, and people are seeing delayed injury as well as immediate.

          That’s why they wanted to get rid of the control group. That’s why they are normalizing vaccine injury.

          The only provable thing here is vaccine injury. If someone completely healthy dies soon after vaccine, it’s from the vaccine. Not rocket science.

          • JohnAZ December 20, 2021 at 1:01 pm #

            Sorry Mary, you cannot have both to fit your agenda.

            Vaxx damage is caused by S proteins. The actual disease is caused by immune response to S proteins.

            S proteins are a myth with the disease? It is a myth with the vaxx.

          • GreenAlba December 20, 2021 at 1:27 pm #

            John, with the vaxx, it’s a 3-pronged attack: spike proteins, lipid nano-particles and graphene oxide/hydroxide.

            With the disease you only get the spike proteins, not the other two.

            Someone linked to a doctor or microbiologist last week who explained how the lipid nano-particles work. They produce radiation within the cell. Each person is different in how much they can take before it kills them.

          • JohnAZ December 20, 2021 at 1:52 pm #

            GA

            Lipid nanoparticles

            Like LDL, HDL. These are lipid nanoparticles the blood carries fats around with in the bloodstream, probably the inspiration for the mRNA technique.

            Graphene oxide Depends who you listen to. A very few folks say it is there, a huge group say it isn’t. Some say it maybe. but only in concentrations that are insignificant. I do not know, and I do not believe anything without proof.

            However, being said, if it is there, intentionally, I would definitely believe it is an attempt from someone to kill people on purpose.

            S proteins do definitely fire up the inflammation process, it is their job. The consequences depends on the individual.

            Every drug has side effects, every one. The flu vaccine kills people, gives them side effects. The side effects listed on TV ads scare the heck out of me.

            I understand folks not wanting to take drugs, vaccines included.

          • GreenAlba December 20, 2021 at 2:57 pm #

            “These are lipid nanoparticles the blood carries fats around with in the bloodstream, probably the inspiration for the mRNA technique.”

            Robert Malone explains in this interview that the lipid nano-particles in the vaxxes are entirely synthetic and alien to the body.

            https://thenewamerican.com/tag/robert-malone/

            Sometimes my almost-70-year-old memory amazes me. 🙂

            But the guy from the other day who spoke about the cell-level damage they do I’d need to hunt for, unless the person who posted it can remember. It was only about 10 minutes or so.

          • R banjo December 21, 2021 at 1:01 am #

            Anybody that thinks this is anything but a hoax is not in touch with reality.
            The whole movie is all we see on media outlets with zero days off.
            Event 201, dummies in the ER COVID crisis wards. Totally fake. Never any one at the local hospital and all the staff is getting furloughed. It’s like a ghost town in the regional hospital in Monterey.
            Where are you people? Go do some looking around town.
            Bs all the way. If you got the shot I hope it works out for you. I got family members that are completely in the Mass formation.
            Pathetic.
            Polarized the population of knuckleheads in “Merida. But that ain’t news.
            Always the same story with the same actors.
            I’m with you Mary Mary all the way.
            A voice in the wilderness.
            Thanks you for staying in the guardrails of reality.
            Dr David Martin laid it out for any one that cares to see. It’s all over at least for now.
            He is a pretty smart feller.`
            R banjo

        • Paula D December 20, 2021 at 3:14 pm #

          I am satisfied that the huge spike in “covid deaths” last January in the elderly were actually vaccine deaths.
          I remember seeing a whistle-blower who worked at a nursing home that had gone completely untouched by covid for a year. They gave the shots to the residents on day shift and on swing shift 4 or 5 of them died. This number of deaths on one shift was unprecedented.
          The nursing home called the deaths covid deaths and threatened to fire anyone who said otherwise.
          Why was the spike in January higher than the spike last spring? I think it was the vax roll-out, which targeted the elderly at first and then moved down the age groups. I firmly believe that they gave a lot of saline to certain groups.
          Remember the doctors that were arrested for giving shots meant for the elderly to the ”wrong” groups? One gave shots meant for the elderly to teachers and they raided his clinic and shut it down.
          We have lipids naturally in our body, not nano-lipids.

      • Hereward the Woke December 20, 2021 at 1:23 pm #

        Correct, Mary. And whatever happened to seasonal flu? Thank God it vanished just as Covid came along, or things could have been so much worse! /s

        • JohnAZ December 20, 2021 at 1:53 pm #

          I have heard that flu is making a comeback right now and the variant is unresponsive to this year’s flu shot.

          • Disaffected December 20, 2021 at 6:34 pm #

            Flu shot? Hope they have good luck peddling THAT (NOT!)! No more vaccines of ANY sort for this bag of flesh – EVAH!!!

          • Wizard of the Saddle December 21, 2021 at 2:15 pm #

            I used to religiously get a flu shot annually. Have done so for about 40 years.

            Not this year. The whole COVID scam has really opened my eyes. I’ve lost trust in just about the entire medical profession and all of the industries associated with the practice of medicine. Big Pharma, Big Insurance, hospitals, etc. All corrupt. All overpriced. Too many people with vested financial interest in making us sick…..keeping us sick…..and treating us with all sorts of horribly expensive medical “services.”

            At this point I don’t trust ANYONE to stick a needle in my arm for any purpose.

        • Paula D December 20, 2021 at 3:16 pm #

          The flu swabs don’t pick up covid, but the PCR swabs do pick up flu.
          The CARES Act gave hospitals money to test everyone that comes in for covid. They didn’t give them any money to test for flu.
          Guess which one the hospitals used?

      • Night Owl December 20, 2021 at 2:24 pm #

        Yep, more or less.

        I still remember when the AIDS story, started getting really fishy. Was after Magic Johnson supposedly got it and did not take the Fauci prescribed cocktail of poisons to treat.

        Magically, he is still around. AIDS had been considered a death sentence up to that point.

  38. JohnAZ December 20, 2021 at 12:24 pm #

    Hmmm.

    I wonder.

    I am watching Fox News, owned by a confirmed Liberal.

    I wonder.

    I remember that HRC’s campaign finally figuring out that all the adverse coverage by the MSM of Trump was working in his favor, giving him wide spread public exposure. We know the result of that.

    Fox has just presented a morning of news of Leftist propaganda under the guise of Balanced reporting and criticism. Is Murdoch using the same technique, is Fox actually favoring the Left?

    • Beryl of Oyl December 20, 2021 at 12:32 pm #

      Fox only went with Roger Ailes because he made them money.

    • MaryQueen December 20, 2021 at 12:36 pm #

      All TV is propaganda. That’s why I turned off my TV in 2012.

    • MaryQueen December 20, 2021 at 1:22 pm #

      For example, just saw a clip of Bill O’Reilly interviewing Trump, and he brags, “I’m vaccinated, did you get the booster? I got the booster.” Trump: “Yes.”

      “Donald Trump gets booed on stage after saying he took the booster shot. He then shuts down the booing and says it’s a “tiny group”. This is the 2nd time Donald Trump has been booed for shilling the deadly vaccines.”

      Ultimately, the FoxNoise/conservative elites want the same thing as the Democrat/MSNBC/CNN ones want.

      You must get to that place where you see this.

      • Wizard of the Saddle December 21, 2021 at 2:23 pm #

        Trump has foolishly married himself to defending the vaccines because “Warp Speed” happened on his watch and he has crowed too much in taking credit for developing “life-saving vaccines in record time.”

        Trump was duped. Duped by Fauci. Duped by Big Pharma. He was too worried about Covid undermining his re-election. As it turns out, it did, and the Warp Speed program did not save him.

        If he really plans to run again he would be wise to figure out a way to divorce himself from advocacy of the fucking jabs.

        This is another reason I remain a DeSantis in 2024 supporter at present. I think the Gov. of Florida has his act together in a way that Trump never will.

        Trump has served his purpose, in my view, but DeSantis is more likely to successfully complete the American nationalist agenda of Trump than Trump himself could. I love Trump in many respects and if he is the nominee I’ll vote for him, but I think he’d do the country a service by backing DeSantis instead and throwing he resources into promoting DeSantis and all GOP non-RINO candidates vying for Congressional seats.

        • TaxDonkey December 21, 2021 at 5:55 pm #

          +100

    • toktomi December 20, 2021 at 2:21 pm #

      @John

      Why in the world would you watch MSM news?

      Personally, I check in [not via broadcast television] periodically to get the flavor of the latest fare being fed the masses as perhaps, some indication of when this thing is scheduled to be wound up.

      I rely on James here to provide some of that.

      But what’s your excuse for consuming such toxic waste?

      ~toktomi~

  39. JohnAZ December 20, 2021 at 12:39 pm #

    Do people actually think that Covid is the ultimate weapon here?

    Was DC and its Deep State a non-problem in 2019?

    Who thinks that if Omicron ends up being an endemic pussycat that DC will change and become a good place?

    Nope to both.

    • JTinMD December 20, 2021 at 1:41 pm #

      Another straw man, John.

      Was DC and its Deep State a non-problem in 2019?

      Nobody’s arguing that here. You puzzle me.

      • JohnAZ December 20, 2021 at 1:58 pm #

        Not hard. If the crud disappeared today, it would make no difference. The PTB are using the crud to distract folks away from their agenda.

        Want to hear their agenda, listen to the response to Manchin finally telling the Progressives to F off. Today.

        The overemphasis on the crud on this blog puzzles me.

        • Disaffected December 20, 2021 at 4:14 pm #

          Umm… forced, likely killer, vaxxes? DO try to pay attention, won’t you?

        • JTinMD December 20, 2021 at 4:23 pm #

          JohnAZ said “The PTB are using the crud to distract folks away from their agenda.

          Maybe, a little, but probably more insidious, like direct harm, coercion and totalitarian control, imo. That’s way more and way worse than mere distraction, so please forgive our emphasis on such a thing as that.

          OK, I could say much more about your recent straw man tack, but, never mind.

        • O.G. Hawkins December 20, 2021 at 5:59 pm #

          I think that I understand, John:

          “Don’t worry about the bad man’s knife repeatedly stabbing you. The knife is just a distraction. The real problem is the bad man that is stabbing you with his knife.”

          Right?

        • TaxDonkey December 21, 2021 at 5:57 pm #

          It’s kind of a big issue, still lots of stuff to figure out and all moving pretty fast. Why wouldn’t people focus on it?

      • Night Owl December 20, 2021 at 2:25 pm #

        He is still attempting to walk back his previous arguments that Covid is deadly and killing people, and that the vax makes sense.

        The mental gymnastics are impressive.

        • JohnAZ December 20, 2021 at 2:34 pm #

          Never said either of those two statements.

          Covid has always been small potatoes boiled up by the media. The vaxx at first, as it was sold made sense. Data has proven otherwise, not the ramblings of a few zealots.

          • Night Owl December 20, 2021 at 2:39 pm #

            Must have been some other JohnAZ.

            My sincere apologies.

          • Hereward the Woke December 20, 2021 at 2:46 pm #

            Those “few zealots” were the ones who dug out the data. We were right all along.

          • Not_GeorgeT December 21, 2021 at 12:37 pm #

            “as it was sold”

            Sell job, big profits

            Off-patent OTC cures suppressed

            on and on…..

    • toktomi December 20, 2021 at 2:24 pm #

      @John

      Could it be that DC and Deep State have no agenda, that they are merely tools for those who are actually in control?

      ~toktomi~

      • JohnAZ December 20, 2021 at 2:29 pm #

        Oh yeah, you are getting it.

        The DC agenda is the local agenda of the big boys.

    • Wizard of the Saddle December 21, 2021 at 2:31 pm #

      Omicron is the Fat Lady coming out to sing. The COVID hysteria will fizzle as Omicron becomes the final endemic pussycat version of the virus.

      This should be evident to all by February.

      Even many Democrats know this, but they just won’t give up the COVID power-trip until they squeeze every last drop of advantage from it.

      The new “Big Issue” will shift back to “white supremacy” and “domestic terror” and “GOP Coup Plotters against the Republic.”

      Upon these three phantom horses will the Wokester Dems ride going into the 2022 mid-term election contests. For this reason 2022 will be a dangerous year, filled with scheme after scheme of Dems trying to hijack the federal national security apparatus to re-deploy it against their domestic political enemies. It will be the last gasp of these tyrant wannabes. They have given up on democracy. They are all about subversion now.

  40. Prospero December 20, 2021 at 12:42 pm #

    Here’s a year end update on the huge, ever-growing number of athletes who have suffered from Cardiac Arrest, Blood Clots or Thrombosis, Stroke, Irregular Heartbeat, Arrhythmia, Neuropathy and Death in 2021. Medical authorities have stated that ALL of these serious health problems were purely coincidental and NONE were caused by Covid drugs.

    Thankfully, “the science” has assured us that being triple, quadruple quintuple, sextuple, septuple, octuple etc. vaxed with experimental Covid drugs will provide us with safe and effective protection against this deadly virus and all of its many upcoming variants.

    https://www.vaccineinjurynews.com/2021-12-17-183-dead-after-covid-shot.html

    • JohnAZ December 20, 2021 at 12:56 pm #

      The science will show that multiple jabs will decrease longevity, it will come.

      • JohnAZ December 20, 2021 at 2:00 pm #

        Also, I wonder what the blood vessel density of athletes in their muscle tissue is, do they get a blast of mRNA into the blood stream others do not?

      • Disaffected December 20, 2021 at 2:36 pm #

        “The science” has been captured, you doddering old fool! No go take your damn booster and STFU!

        • Not_GeorgeT December 21, 2021 at 12:42 pm #

          [“The science” has been captured…]

          The numbers documented and referenced in RFKjr’s book are truly mind boggling for those who take the time to look.

  41. Walter B December 20, 2021 at 12:49 pm #

    Yes Jim, the Moronic variant appears to be, at least on the surface, a non-starter although facts never stopped the criminal scumbags from moving their evil agenda forward anyway yet. Possibilities are good that they stomp on us harshly and soon using Moronic as the excuse regardless of its impotency. I doubt that they will try another variant like Coy Kufu (sort that one out for fun), and I’m starting to think that the purpose behind the deception of the last two years was strictly monetary.

    Monetary in the sense that those that can print worthless fiat dollars out of piles of dog shit are transferring as much of the wealth to themselves in order to secure themselves against the collapse of fiat currency in order to purchase all of the assets before the green toilet paper turns brown. Think Bill Gates and farmland, you know what I mean.

    When the greenback finally takes a crap, and the replacement is a digital one, those holding the hard assets will be in the driver’s seat and will have more than enough remaining worthless dollars to be able to convert them to a pile of bits and bytes and digital doggie-doo, thereby remaining on top of the pile and in total control of the soon to be hungry masses.

    One thing is for sure, we regular folk are what they call shit-out-of-luck. Merry Christmas, Happy Birthday Jesus!

    .

    • MaryQueen December 20, 2021 at 1:01 pm #

      Yes, all of this has been for the end game of digital currency and our enslavement by techno-feudal tyranny.

      Some people like Night Owl and me have been saying this for months up here on CFN. And we were called nutfudge and tinfoil hat. We still are, by the libs who are still paid to propagandize here. But it’s happening, and that was always the end game.

      • Hereward the Woke December 20, 2021 at 1:25 pm #

        MQ: Digital currency is the ultimate wet dream for the globalists because it allows EVERY aspect of our lives to be tracked. I suspect, though, that there will be resistance. Local groups and regions starting their own currencies; even the return of bartering systems.

        • Night Owl December 20, 2021 at 2:37 pm #

          They literally have charts up over at the WEF site about how it will work.

          Digital ID in the center, connected with spike-protein like arms reaching out to travel, banking, etc.

          There is also a further plan to turn most of the natural world into an off-limits nature reserve, while the plebes live in Zuckerfuck’s Metaverse.

          Corey Morningstar over on Twatter has dug up all kinds of info. on this, and all of it straight from the horse’s mouth, or perhaps ass.

          • Soul Forensics December 20, 2021 at 4:30 pm #

            “There is also a further plan to turn most of the natural world into an off-limits nature reserve, while the plebes live in Zuckerfuck’s Metaverse.”

            A spin on the movie, Logan’s Run.

          • gustafson.robert.22 December 20, 2021 at 4:44 pm #

            i”ll be wandering through the nature reserve, runnin from the law..

          • Soul Forensics December 20, 2021 at 4:45 pm #

            Ha! I just saw that Logan’s Run was part of JHK’s overlapping circles of “you are here”.

      • O.G. Hawkins December 20, 2021 at 7:33 pm #

        Wow! You’re like Kreskin.

    • Jarek December 20, 2021 at 1:12 pm #

      And no huge die off? Nay good sir. They’re serious about the Great Reset, but Yes: Profit alone makes a great cover since so many are of that mindset.

      • Walter B December 20, 2021 at 1:37 pm #

        Mass death as collateral damage or a primary intent, I have no argument against that whatsoever. As I said here many years ago, we were specifically trained to be able to push the buttons that would result in the deaths of millions with the rationalization that it would save billions of lives.

        If they are able to bring about a planet with only 500 million people on it, Fauci and his murdering scum will be hailed a saviors and man-gods of the world by the survivors, no doubt!

        • JohnAZ December 20, 2021 at 2:08 pm #

          Walter B

          Imagine a world with only 500 million people in it. Various authors have done so with many apocalyptic books and movies.

          What is going to happen if 500 million relatively well to do folks remain? No one to do the grunt work for them? No one to grow the food, build the planes, the cars, the houses. No one to maintain everything?

          Hailed as saviors my foot, they would be cursed as all those soft handed elite would have to go to hard labor.

          Also, no one has figured out how to exclude the Elite from the death lists, more and more of them are getting the crud.

          • toktomi December 20, 2021 at 2:15 pm #

            @John

            Yer gettin’ there.

            The 500 million will be mostly hired help to maintain a downsized industrial society.

            The 1%-ers are just as dead as we are.

            Image a few 10’s of thousands of truly elite and their slave holdings.

            I could be wrong.

            ~toktomi~

          • Disaffected December 20, 2021 at 3:18 pm #

            The same percentage rules would apply:

            .01% = 50K
            .1% = 450K
            1% = 4.5M
            5%= 20M
            10%= 25M
            20%= 50M
            10%= 25M
            50%= 150M
            80%= 150M
            100%= 100M

            So you’d have 500K or so telling the 49.5M or or so above 10% what to tell the remaining 450M to do – or else!

          • anmariwakaranai December 20, 2021 at 4:32 pm #

            Do not be tempted Q!

          • O.G. Hawkins December 20, 2021 at 5:43 pm #

            Tiktok is actually Right.

            Like a broken clock displaying the correct time.

            —–

            JAZ, it will not be 500,000,000 well-to-dos. It will be 500,000,000 slaves living under control so complete that Winston Smith’s freedom could not even be fathomed.

            —–

            Repent. Pray. Win.

          • ianw December 21, 2021 at 3:42 am #

            What is going to happen if 500 million relatively well to do folks remain? No one to do the grunt work for them? No one to grow the food, build the planes, the cars, the houses. No one to maintain everything?

            What intrigues the curious and intelligent, JAZ – is why the heck you bother to even indulge these depop catastrophist nutjobs?

            Inquiring minds want to know why you expend energy doing so – the are cultists, pod-people, and apocalyptic zombies, and thus beyond reason.

            We’ll all be here (hopefully in 5,10, even 20 years) – doing the stuff we do now, having fun and enjoying life the best way we can.

        • toktomi December 20, 2021 at 2:11 pm #

          @Walter

          I trust that Fauci will be given no more consideration by the ruling elite than the other 7billion devalued, sacrificed souls.

          He’s merely one more semi-useful, cheap pawn.

          I could be wrong.

          ~toktomi~

          • Disaffected December 20, 2021 at 4:12 pm #

            That might be right. Thrown to the slavering wolves, he will be, a la Jeffrey Porn Dog.

    • Wizard of the Saddle December 21, 2021 at 2:36 pm #

      In the post apocalyptic scenario you envision the soon to be hungry masses are heavily armed in the USA. They will simply invade Bill Gates’ farmland and squat while shooting anyone Bill tries to send to evict them. They will use his land to feed themselves. It will be that simple. What police or army will still exist to secure his vast land holdings if 90% of the population is gone?

  42. SomeoneInAsia December 20, 2021 at 12:59 pm #

    QUOTE: ***”Joe Biden” and company will jump up and down, calling it another “insurrection.”***

    I’d love it if the people demonstrating in the streets dressed up like that handsome, hirsute, bare-chested gentleman with a horned helmet who had the American flag painted on his face.He was just so lovable.

    • Disaffected December 20, 2021 at 3:19 pm #

      Yes they would. And it would be, of sorts.

  43. Roundball Shaman December 20, 2021 at 12:59 pm #

    “Omicron is all they have left…”

    Covid… the Gift that keeps on giving…

    As we speak, someone on the Dark Side payroll is re-writing the story of Rudolph the Red Nosed one. He is giving Santa’s reindeers new names to codify and memorialize the Covid Cult Story fully into the traditional yuletide yarn…

    “ON DELTA! ON OMNICRON! ON BETA, ETA, AND THETA! COME ON, MU AND NU! GET A MOVE ON, UPSILON! XI, NO! NO! THAT’S NOT THE WAY TO CHINA!

    Also, notice something about the word ‘Omnicron’. Isn’t that awfully close to them straight-out telling us, ‘I’M-A-CON’?

    “Why is there absolutely no talk — except in the state of Florida, run by Governor Ron DeSantis — about comprehensive early treatment of Covid?”

    Why would someone want to solve a problem that They never, ever want solved? Especially after working so hard and well to create that problem in the first place? I know… let’s ban all effective treatments! Make it illegal to ever recover and get well!

    “…they’ve provoked the public to line up for Covid tests using a PCR system so discredited for Covid detection that months ago the CDC scheduled it to go offline…”

    They’ve just approved a new Covid detection test. It goes on like a wrist blood pressure monitor. If the new Covid wrist monitor detects a pulse, it means YOU HAVE COVID. AND YOU WILL DIE SOON UNLESS YOU SURRENDER YOUR UPPER ARM TO US.

    “‘Joe Biden’ is programmed to make a pitch for Christmas lockdowns on Tuesday night.”

    I think we can all agree that we need a lockdown. We simply differ on WHICH PEOPLE need to be locked down and pronto!

    “One useful idea floating around the Internet lately is for a nationwide general strike… don’t show up for work and don’t spend a nickel.”

    Most Americans are already on board with that Not-Working thing. It’s the No Spending thing that’s deal breaker.

    • Islander December 20, 2021 at 5:20 pm #

      ““Why is there absolutely no talk — except in the state of Florida, run by Governor Ron DeSantis — about comprehensive early treatment of Covid?”

      Why would someone want to solve a problem that They never, ever want solved?”
      ____________

      Well, yeah. It is directly comparable to the banks’ preferring that no one ever pay off a loan, but rather stay permanently in debt. Because, the interest, don’t you see.

      Very clearly explained by Edward Griffin in “Jekyll Island.”

      If we can figure this out, you bet your ass the people running these parallel, analogous, ops can figure it out.

      Permanent booster-need is like permanent interest payments. See?

  44. JTinMD December 20, 2021 at 1:01 pm #

    I gotta believe the young Frank Abagnale would’ve had a grand old time even more now than he did then! Fauci! for fuck’s sake!

  45. Prospero December 20, 2021 at 1:03 pm #

    Here’s my prediction for the near future: Charismatic world leaders will form a religious cult devoted to vaccine worship, with a name such as People’s Vaccination Temple. This cult will promote the use of a new experimental mRNA drug, masquerading as a vaccine, manufactured by a company called Jonestown & Jonestown.

    At large vaccine rallies, the cult leaders will yell out, “White Night! White Night! Bring all of the children to the front of the pavilion to receive the first vaccine doses! Next, bring up all of the elderly! Everyone else must quickly follow! Hurry, my children, hurry! We must all be vaccinated!”

    • Jarek December 20, 2021 at 1:14 pm #

      Maybe, but they’re going to put the spikes in leafy green vegetables and other things as well. They want to reduce the human population. They’re not going to allow “consent” to get in the way of that.

      • GreenAlba December 20, 2021 at 1:24 pm #

        There’s an interview somewhere with Dr Lee Merritt (the Navy surgeon) and a pathologist, I think, discussing the possibility that they just sprayed spike proteins on those bizarrely few cities where there was a mad covid rush in 2020 (Bergamo, Madrid, New York, Manaus …).

        I’m sure they have plans B, C and D, if people start to get stroppy about the vaxxes.

        • Walter B December 20, 2021 at 1:40 pm #

          Is it not bizarre that conspiracy theories like that are no longer conspiracy theories, but simply another possible explanation for the evil being perpetrated upon the world now? Terrifying that it is being done, but oh so sad that it is accepted by so many victims.

        • Night Owl December 20, 2021 at 2:30 pm #

          That Rockefeller Foundation document I posted way back covered this in one of its scenarios.

          IIRC, the plan was that the “anti-vaxers” would be pushed out of society and living as “malcontents” (I think that was the term), out in the boonies.

          • Disaffected December 20, 2021 at 3:02 pm #

            Ferals. Gone wild.

          • rainmaker December 20, 2021 at 3:39 pm #

            I’m already a malcontent living out in the boonies, Owl.

          • Islander December 20, 2021 at 5:21 pm #

            Sounds good to me!!

            Long live the boonies!

          • gustafson.robert.22 December 20, 2021 at 7:02 pm #

            malcontents visit the big city for first time after the permanent lockdown ten years earlier…

            nothing but highrises full of corpses left…

          • O.G. Hawkins December 20, 2021 at 7:26 pm #

            Oooo that smell
            Can’t you smell that smell?

            – Lynyrd Skynyrd

          • MaryQueen December 20, 2021 at 9:36 pm #

            That’s actually appealing to me. Bring it on.

        • MaryQueen December 20, 2021 at 9:40 pm #

          That could be. And I have had similar theories, because of what they have done before (e.g., in 1957, spraying the coast of SF; plus the constant chemtrails for the past 30+ years, who knows what’s in that?).

          But what we do know, more concretely now, is that they poisoned a good deal of people with Remdesivir in the states and another drug in the UK, at the outset of this, then drugged them, and killed them on ventilators. Remember a big deal was made out of ordering the ventilators.

          Ventilators (as Paula D will tell you) require technicians to run them and monitor them. Kinda doubting all the poor souls who ended up on them & died were monitored.

          This is genocide, on every level. And graft, and a number of other crimes. I wish people would wake up. The evidence is everywhere.

      • Blackbird December 20, 2021 at 1:57 pm #

        And that’s why ya gotta start growing your own food now. Somebody else owns your food – somebody else owns you.

        • JohnAZ December 20, 2021 at 2:13 pm #

          Did you read JHK in 2005?

          People are not going to be able to do that! The skills set does not exist anymore, the seed integrity does not exist anymore.

          When Peak oil hits us full blast, billions of people are going to die!

          The vast majority of folks have no way to respond.

          • gustafson.robert.22 December 20, 2021 at 2:36 pm #

            oh well… game on..

            prophets and analyzers have been yelling for half a century at very least?

          • O.G. Hawkins December 20, 2021 at 5:30 pm #

            The vast majority of folks have no way to respond.

            Repent. Pray. Win.

    • MaryQueen December 20, 2021 at 1:16 pm #

      Sounds about right. Also, without the formality, kinda already going on.

    • toktomi December 20, 2021 at 2:06 pm #

      @Propero

      Parody or analogy, I assume, as a literal interpretation makes no logical sense.

      I could be wrong.

      ~toktomi~

      • O.G. Hawkins December 20, 2021 at 5:29 pm #

        Has anybody ever punched you in the face?

  46. MaryQueen December 20, 2021 at 1:15 pm #

    Yes, those of us warning of our eventual chipping are just big conspiracy theorists and nutjobs, huh?

    From Daily Mail (apologize in advance for all the popups there, it’s like a freakin’ circus):

    “Swedish startup Epicenter unveils rice-sized microchip implant that stores your COVID vaccine passport under your skin and is read with technology used to take contactless payments

    – Epicenter showed off a rice-sized microchip that sits under the skin

    – The microchip can store the person’s coronavirus vaccine status

    – A device with near-field communication can access the information

    This can be done my holding a smartphone with near-field communication over the chip and the vaccination status appears on the screen ”

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-10329221/Swedish-startup-unveils-rice-sized-microchip-implant-stores-COVID-vaccine-passport.html

    • thirdcoastlegend December 20, 2021 at 1:59 pm #

      This is also one of the gateways to the transhumanist dream of melding man with machine.

      • malthuss December 20, 2021 at 6:06 pm #

        M+M= slave

      • MaryQueen December 20, 2021 at 9:35 pm #

        When the vax passes are implemented, the chains go on. That’s it.

        Techno-feudalism/slavery in place.

    • JohnAZ December 20, 2021 at 2:14 pm #

      Veterinarians have been doing this for awhile.

    • Wizard of the Saddle December 21, 2021 at 2:43 pm #

      Anyone who tries to impale my body with one of these damn chip implants will promptly find themselves impaled with either 5.56 or .40 cal. lead implants.

      Period.

      The electronic biometric chip is the new “slave tag.”

      Count on it.

  47. Ed Haskell December 20, 2021 at 1:16 pm #

    Mr. Kunstler,

    Another fabulous article and the venn diagram is a perfect touch, “Lord of the Flies”, “Soylent Green”, et al…HA! Perfect for Solstice Eve.

    Let’s go, Brandon!

    Cheers

    • Kevvia Knack December 20, 2021 at 2:29 pm #

      The movie “Soylent Green” took place in the future year of 2022. I’m watching it on New Years Eve! Oo-ee-oo

  48. Jarek December 20, 2021 at 1:22 pm #

    Disclose TV

    NEW – Trump: “I didn’t… because if you fire him [Fauci] you’re going to have a firestorm on the Left.”

    Before he said that he didn’t fire him because he had been there a long time. These are both good reasons. Who cares if America and the World are enslaved, and humanity altered and all but wiped out? He had been there a long time! And the Left wouldn’t like it. I’m sure they appreciated Trump for caring about their feelings.

    The utterly feckless fool. He didn’t fire him because he was afraid of those behind him.

    • gustafson.robert.22 December 20, 2021 at 1:45 pm #

      could have become something in office. he failed. its on him. he blew it

      • Blackbird December 20, 2021 at 1:59 pm #

        No, never was meant to be something. Always meant to drag many of us into the weeds.

        Fuck You Donald Trump

        • JohnAZ December 20, 2021 at 2:15 pm #

          Hmmm

          Tell us how you feel about the alternatives?

          • Disaffected December 20, 2021 at 2:22 pm #

            Oh Christ! You’re a Trump worshiper too?

          • JohnAZ December 20, 2021 at 2:26 pm #

            Just one who does not believe all the media lies about him.

            And one that hates the alternatives much much more.

          • Disaffected December 20, 2021 at 3:01 pm #

            Then look around for something better. Trump was and is absolutely nobody’s savior. Just another NYC con man who was ever so slightly better than the alternative at the time, which certainly ain’t saying much.

          • O.G. Hawkins December 20, 2021 at 5:20 pm #

            The lesser of 2 evils is evil.

            —–

            Dr Ron Paul and Tulsi Gabbert both display that common sense hasn’t a chance in your rigged 2-party political system.

            The MIC, Big Pharma, Big Med, Big Pen, Big Tech, Big Oil, AIPAC, etc. (i.e. Wall Street) run both parties.

            Pick you poison.

          • Blackbird December 21, 2021 at 12:47 pm #

            JAZ, the so-called “alternatives” were just as bad – some even worse!

            The people of the US will never be allowed, as a candidate for president, someone who gives a damn about the US and its people.

            I think the Trumpster was put in place to create the divide that is now being exploited by the Plandemic.

        • MaryQueen December 20, 2021 at 9:33 pm #

          There are no ‘alternatives’. There are the ones the PTB pick, and manipulate, and keep us entertained and distracted with, and that’s about it.

      • Jarek December 20, 2021 at 2:21 pm #

        Yes, the bully pulpit. Tell America it’s nonsense. Not hint about it, like he was tweeting in his mother’s basement. He was too scared to risk all – including his life of course. No soldier. Thus not fit for the job.

    • Disaffected December 20, 2021 at 4:31 pm #

      Trump’s “fully boosted” now, or least says he is. Maybe they gave him the saline shot for agreeing to influence his followers to go along? Either way, he’s a spent force politically. They all disappoint in the end.

      Trump says he got Covid vaccine booster shot, tells fans not to boo him for it

      Former President Donald Trump says he received a booster vaccine shot for Covid-19 — but he doesn’t want to hear any criticism about it.

      “Oh, don’t, don’t, don’t!” said Trump, waving his hand dismissively, as some people in an audience in Dallas on Sunday afternoon seemed to react negatively to the Republican saying he got the booster.

      His comments come as a relatively large percentage of Republicans have refused to get even initial doses of the coronavirus vaccines, and as GOP governors resist vaccine and mask mandates. The Kaiser Family Foundation found in a recent poll that as of October, 60% of unvaccinated Americans are Republicans.

      https://www.cnbc.com/2021/12/20/trump-says-he-got-covid-booster-shot-tells-fans-not-to-boo-him.html

  49. MaryQueen December 20, 2021 at 1:25 pm #

    But the average person can see nothing like this is reflected in reality.

    Jo Jo Magoo ON UNVAXXED AMERICANS: “For unvaccinated, we are looking at a winter of severe illness and death, if you’re unvaccinated. For themselves, their family and the hospital they’ll soon overwhelm.”

    Meanwhile, people on social media who got the boosters are all complaining that they now have covid19.

    LMAO. What a mess. I don’t think history will be kind to Jo Jo.

    • toktomi December 20, 2021 at 2:02 pm #

      @Mary

      …still wondering here what a presidential place holder has to do with anything, either currently or in the future.

      I’m imagining that US national political structures will barely get a mention in whatever educational systems remain among the global ruling elite of the future.

      ~toktomi~

      • MaryQueen December 20, 2021 at 9:02 pm #

        History as we know it will probably just be wiped out entirely.

    • Blackbird December 20, 2021 at 2:04 pm #

      History will be kind to “the Big Guy” because he (well, actually his handlers) will write that history.

      (Paraphrasing Winston “Devil’s Butt-Boy” Churchill.) So, yeah, why not:

      Fuck You Winston Churchill

      and…

      You’ve already been fucked Joey-Jo-Jo.

      • anmariwakaranai December 20, 2021 at 4:45 pm #

        Trump. Gave. Us. Four. More. Years. From above.

        Think about Hitlery & covidz…

        • MaryQueen December 20, 2021 at 9:32 pm #

          I think that was a bad thing in retrospect. If they had tried to pull this covid bullshit under Hillary, I doubt it would have worked.

          • Islander December 20, 2021 at 10:54 pm #

            Do you mean the way it was politicized to wrong-foot Trump?

          • Sean Coleman December 21, 2021 at 6:10 pm #

            Yes, Johnson did in Britain and he is comparable to Trump. They seem to be sophisitcated at this. Leave Macron o one side but is Merkel still regarded as somehow conservatife by most Germans? Leo Varadkar is supposed to be a kind of conservative in Ireland, at least economically although it is laughable.

      • Sean Coleman December 21, 2021 at 6:06 pm #

        I agree about Churchill.

        I am quite prepared to believe Trump was controlled opposition but why did they go to such lengths to steal the elcetion? Perhaps he was not fully controlled?

        I am naive by nature in these matters so I am training myself to be suspicious.

    • Wizard of the Saddle December 21, 2021 at 2:58 pm #

      Ludicrous poppycock.

      I am fully unvaxxed and intend to stay that way. I’ve gone about life as usual and even dined in close proximity with people infected with the laughable Covid virus.

      I don’t do the mask. I don’t do the social distancing. I don’t live my life in fear.

      Of this bug was ever dangerous, it was in the first few weeks of the pandemic. At this point Omicron is taking over and this thing is a new variety of the common cold.

      So stick a fork in it. It’s done…..and so am I.

      I’m living a normal life. No amount of fear porn from the lying MSM and the Biden synchophants in the medical community will sway me. Even deadly force will not sway me.

      To take any other stance is to effectively surrender my status as a free man. Sorry, but I have an Alamo mentality. (Common amongst native born Texans like myself.) I’d rather die and take as many of the bastards with me than submit to unlawful tyranny. In my view, this is the only way to live one’s life if you intend to remain free.

      Some call this stance “extreme.”

      How far we have drifted from the principles of our founding fathers. Very sad. Does no one remember Patrick Henry? Does no one know the state mottos of places like New Hampshire, Alabama, or Virginia?

      “Give me Liberty or give me death.”
      “Live Free or Die”
      “Sic Semper Tyrannis”

      All good mottos to live by.

      Time to get back to our roots as Americans, folks. Keep your powder dry.

      • Wizard of the Saddle December 21, 2021 at 3:00 pm #

        Alabama’s motto is: “We dare defend our rights.”

  50. toktomi December 20, 2021 at 1:53 pm #

    @All

    Is there anyone hereabouts that would like to take a stab at explaining that graphic?

    It makes no set theory logic to me.

    “YOU ARE HERE”
    Where’s that?
    It seems to me that one giant circle with that exclamation centered amidst a collection of dystopian references would make more sense.

    But then, that’s one of the problems with knowing nothing in addition to being one of the advantages.

    ~toktomi~

    • Disaffected December 20, 2021 at 4:10 pm #

      Don’t be daft. I’m not sure Jim was consulting “set theory” logic when he drafted it. Don’t tell me you’re another data monkey.

    • O.G. Hawkins December 20, 2021 at 4:54 pm #

      You’re running out of material, Tiktok.

    • spaingaroo December 20, 2021 at 5:55 pm #

      Jim didn’t draft it. It’s been circulating for months.

      • Disaffected December 20, 2021 at 6:30 pm #

        Even better.

    • MaryQueen December 20, 2021 at 9:01 pm #

      You might be the only one up here that doesn’t get the joke.

  51. BackRowHeckler December 20, 2021 at 1:55 pm #

    CFNers, in the unlikely event you catch a case of Covid despite treating yourself with my Screwdriver Smoothie Elixer(tm), I recommend this: Bailey’s Irish Cream Winter Tonic. 1 cup steaming hot cocoa, 1 shot of Bailey’s Irish Cream, scoop of Cool Whip, a sprinkle of cinnamon. You’ll be feeling better in no time.

    • BackRowHeckler December 20, 2021 at 2:00 pm #

      Fell free to freelance a little bit, too. A dash of vanilla, a little whole milk etc.

      Be creative.

      • Disaffected December 20, 2021 at 2:20 pm #

        Thank you Dr. BRH! Might just try one or two.

        • Disaffected December 20, 2021 at 6:30 pm #

          Heckler, Dr. B.R., Doctor of Mixology

    • Night Owl December 20, 2021 at 2:32 pm #

      I had to laugh when you listed Cool Whip.

      I realize I have not been back to the States in a long time.

      Ha.

    • rainmaker December 20, 2021 at 3:43 pm #

      Cool Whip is one molecule away from plastic. Eat the real stuff.