Fauci lies and the fake news cries…, again, and again.

Honestly…, all of the lying and all of the fake news liberal propaganda is getting boring, and getting old.

According to Tucker Carlson of Fox News, “Fauci, the WHO [the World Health Organization], and mainstream media lied about COVID origins for more than a year.”

We all know the democrat playbook is lie, lie, lie…, deny, deny, deny.

“Even as of now, the US government has not launched a broad and serious investigation into where the coronavirus came from,” although the Biden administration has now said they want a commission to launch a preliminary “investigation” and report on their findings in 90 days.

I guess they think this “cold case” is cold enough now.  

In my opinion, this “investigation” is nothing more than a delay tactic that will result in a lot of ambiguous nothingness, but which allows them to say they are conducting an “investigation,” of which they really don’t want to amount to anything.

How could this “investigation” amount to anything without the cooperation and the involvement of the Chinese government?  

Carlson continues by saying, “Actually, it looks like this virus did come from a lab in China.”

Ya think?!

The “gain of function research,” or engineering the virus to be transferable to humans, was paid for with American money (Like we don’t have enough diseases out there to worry about, we have to create another!)

In a newly resurfaced paper from 2012, Dr. Anthony Fauci argued that the benefits of gain-of-function research are worth the increased risk of a potential pandemic-causing lab accident.

Brittany Bernstein, for The National Review, reports that, “The Weekend Australian unearthed a paper Fauci wrote for the American Society for Microbiology in October 2012 in which he argued in support of gain-of-function research. Such research involves making viruses more infectious and/or deadly. Experts have raised the possibility that the COVID-19 pandemic could have originated from a potential lab leak at the Wuhan Institute of Virology in Wuhan, China, where gain-of-function experiments on bat coronaviruses have been conducted.”

“Despite the risks involved, Fauci called gain-of-function experiments ‘important work’ in his 2012 writing: ‘In an unlikely but conceivable turn of events, what if that scientist becomes infected with the virus, which leads to an outbreak and ultimately triggers a pandemic? Many ask reasonable questions: given the possibility of such a scenario – however remote – should the initial experiments have been performed and/or published in the first place, and what were the processes involved in this decision?’”

““Scientists working in this field might say – as indeed I have said – that the benefits of such experiments and the resulting knowledge outweigh the risks. It is more likely that a pandemic would occur in nature, and the need to stay ahead of such a threat is a primary reason for performing an experiment that might appear to be risky.’”

Oh, so, “the benefits of such experiments and the resulting knowledge outweigh the risks,” Fauci?

To date, there has been over three and a half million deaths, worldwide, attributed to the COVID-19 virus.

I’m sure these millions of people would not agree with you, nor would their families, nor would the hundreds of millions of people whose lives were negatively impacted by the virus indirectly.

You are a scientific idiot, Fauci, and a loyal democrat Nazi of the highest degree.

As I have stated before, Fauci, you are the equivalent of a modern day Dr. Josef Mengele, who was known as Hitler’s “Angel of Death.” He was a Nazi SS officer and physician during World War II. He is mainly remembered for his actions at the Auschwitz concentration camp, where he performed deadly experiments on prisoners, and was a member of the team of doctors who selected victims to be killed in the gas chambers and was one of the doctors who administered the gas.

“Nearly a year and a half into the pandemic, that’s the new consensus in the American media. Boy, these things change fast. There are holdouts of course. Just today, over at the Washington Post, a China shill called Michael Gerson wrote a hilariously overwrought column entitled: ‘The right is dwelling on slanderous myths about the origins of COVID-19.’

“The radical right! Slanderous myths! Russian QAnon sleeper cells slandering the Chinese government! It’s pretty funny. The good news is, it’s almost over. You’re probably not going to see a lot more columns like that going forward. The nonsense is finally dying down.”

You really have to wonder why some of these “journalists” are so, so, so anxious to label this totally conceivable, and probable, scenario as “slanderous myths” and baseless conspiracy theories?  

Why are they sooo afraid that someone will give any possible virus origin scenario any traction, other than the flawed wet market theory?

“At other parts of Michael Gerson’s own newspaper, we’ve learned, they’re working on new stories about how the virus did in fact escape from the lab in Wuhan. So, the debate among serious people over the origins of COVID appears to be pretty much winding up. Pretty much every sane person acknowledges at this point that the government of China likely caused the single worst man-made disaster in human history.”

With the help of Fauci, the democrats, and democrat bureaucrats, of course.

“As if we need more evidence, over the weekend, the Wall Street Journal reported that the first people infected with COVID-19 were probably researchers at the Wuhan Institute of Virology. In November of 2019, three of them were taken to the hospital with symptoms. The Journal did solid reporting, but it wasn’t entirely new. Back in January of this year, the State Department issued a fact sheet telling the entire country the same thing.”

All while democrats and the fake news media were quick to label any concerns in this area as baseless “conspiracy theories.”

“They said the first COVID patients were not hungry patrons of the local wet market, reckless diners who gorged themselves on pangolin and bats. No, they weren’t.”

“The first patients were researchers at the Wuhan Institute of Virology. Clearly, they’d been infected at work, while working on the virus. If you were trying to understand where COVID came from, and you should be if you want to prevent future pandemics, that State Department in January told you a lot. Yet it was ignored.”

“In fact on Monday, Tony Fauci himself — the man in charge of our whole response to COVID-19 — told CBS News that he never even heard about the State Department’s findings on the Wuhan lab. He had no idea.”

“In other words, Fauci’s own employers, the U.S. government, publicly released compelling evidence that the virus that he has devoted his life to fighting, did not come food, but instead escaped from the very bio lab that Tony Fauci has sent American tax dollars to fund.”

“Yet somehow Tony Fauci didn’t know this.”

You mean he didn’t know he would have to admit now what he actually knew all along.

“He didn’t know it till he read this weekend’s Wall Street Journal. It was news to him. Bolt from the sky. Totally new information.”

“Can we really believe that?”

“No, of course, we can’t.”

“In fact, we have heard that on or about November 19, 2019, right around the time those Chinese researchers became the world’s first COVID patients, the government of Thailand contacted the CDC and Tony Fauci’s office to say its intelligence service had picked up ‘biological anomalies’ around the lab in Wuhan. In other words, there had been a leak.”

“We can’t confirm this, though we believe it to be true. We do know that several other allied foreign governments, including the governments of France and Australia, have gathered evidence showing the virus escaped from a Chinese lab. Yet, Tony Fauci, who runs the whole thing, didn’t know any of this? Come on. Of course he did.”

“Fauci has known from the beginning the virus may very well have come from that lab. Many people have known that.”

“Fauci just lied about it for more than a year.  In May of 2020, in an interview with the willing dupes at National Geographic, he told you that, as one of the world’s most eminent scientists, there’s really no chance COVID-19 was engineered by human hands.”

“Fauci said, ‘If you look at the evolution of the virus in bats and what exists now, it’s very, very strongly leaning towards that could not have been artificially or deliberately manipulated. The way the mutations have naturally evolved. A number of very qualified evolutionary biologists have said that everything about the stepwise evolution over time strongly indicates that it evolved in the wild, then jumped species.’” 

‘“A number of very qualified evolutionary biologists.’ Really? Where are those scientists today? Is there, for example, a single working virologist on planet earth who’d come on this show right now and dismiss the Wuhan lab leak idea out of hand as ridiculous — or quote ‘outrageous,’ as Francis Collins of the NIH once did?”

“We doubt there’s a single working virologist who would dare to do that. But not so long ago, the entire scientific and public health establishments did that very thing. So, what’s changed? Not the science. The science remains precisely the same. Only the politics have changed.”

To be more precise, the “political strategies” have changed. 

“And that gets you thinking. Now that we know what we know about the Wuhan lab — and we know that, of course, Fauci has known it too for a very long time, how could he not — it’s pretty remarkable to go back and look at Fauci’s public statements about COVID and the government of China.” 

“Keep in mind, he knew that it was at least possible that this virus came from that Wuhan Lab.”

Ha! Not only did he know it was possible…, it was all a part of the plan.

“Yet he did this interview with our David Asman with Fox Business in January of 2020.”

“Keep in mind that Tony Fauci was perfectly aware that China may have created this virus [with Fauci’s help, of course], and he knew for a fact that the government of China was lying, covering its tracks, and pushing the world health organization to do the same. Imperiling the entire planet as they did that.”

“You look back over the last year in light of what we now know, and you ask yourself, how does Tony Fauci still have a job?”

How is Fauci not in prison is the better question?

“Seriously. What kind of country gives this much power to someone who’s proven himself to be serially dishonest and incompetent?”

A country that is corrupt.

A country that is becoming more un-American by the day.

And a country that is “serially dishonest.”

A country with a government that is obsessed with power and control.

“It’s scary we’d allow that. Especially in public health.”

Do we really have a choice?

I mean, at some point, don’t we have to hope our government has some level of decency and accountability?

What am I saying!

Silly me!

“Meanwhile, and this is the most galling part, those few journalists and scientists who told the truth about what happened in Wuhan were punished for telling the truth. They were attacked by CNN, censored by Facebook, denounced by their colleagues. They were destroyed in some cases. Where’s their apology? Who’s paying into their reparations fund? No one of course.”

Professor Stephen Mosher is an expert on China and a very brave person. You’d need to be to say what he said in February of 2020, back when mass lockdowns seemed like something they only did in China.”

“Mosher said, ‘Well, I think it escaped from the lab because we have the Chinese government basically telling us that it did…Wuhan is the only level four laboratory in all of China. So that’s where you would put a dangerous pathogen, whether you were genetically engineering it to be a weapon or not, that’s where you would be experimenting on it. So it makes sense that the epicenter of the epidemic, that the lab there would be the source of that virus.’”

“So you read that, and you think that guy was on to something. He was smart, he was honest, he connected the dots. For his trouble, for telling the truth, Steven Mosher was immediately denounced as a conspiracy nut. Meanwhile, the liars and China’s shills got richer and more powerful.” 

“The WHO [World Health Organization], which followed China’s instructions and told the world that COVID wasn’t really transmissible by air, now has the full support of the Biden administration. In fact, Joe Biden rejoined the WHO, with no conditions. This is despite the fact American intelligence can prove that the WHO lied, and people died as a result of those lies.”

“At the same time, they’re telling us we need a 9/11-style commission to understand every facet of the January 6th events at the capitol. But the pandemic that killed three million people and destroyed the west? Which it has. Never mind. We’ll let someone else figure it out.”

You mean they’ll let someone else pretend to try and figure it out.

We have seen plenty of examples, over the last four years, of criminals stepping over and around their own political bodies and skeletons while conducting these “investigations.”

In the new world of Democrat Nazism, “investigations” are either witch hunts or cover-ups.

They have nothing to do with the truth or justice.  

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Get political much, Fauci?

According to David Aaro of Fox News, “Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, said Sunday the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S. ‘shone a bright light on our own society’s failings’ in how the virus impacted minority communities.”

“Fauci stated that ‘the undeniable effects of racism’ have led to unacceptable health disparities that especially hurt African Americans, Latinos and Native Americans during the pandemic.”

And those “unacceptable health disparities” sure haven’t been aided by the Biden administration shipping untested migrants all over the country, spreading the virus to these very communities.

It’s funny we haven’t heard Fauci or the CDC issue any recommendations regarding the processing, holding, and distribution of these people all over our country.

I wonder why that is? 

There wouldn’t be any political reasons overriding science and public safety, would there?

There obviously are.

“President Joe Biden’s chief medical adviser made the comments during an online commencement address for an Emory University graduation ceremony Sunday.”

“He told the graduates in Atlanta that many members of minority groups work in essential jobs where they might be exposed to the novel coronavirus.”

Really, Fauci?

I believe that many members of ALL racial groups “work in essential jobs where they might be exposed to the novel coronavirus.”

“He noted they are more likely to become infected if exposed because of medical conditions such as hypertension, chronic lung disease, diabetes, or obesity.”

You calling Blacks and Hispanics fat, Fauci?

I think you are. I think you are calling Blacks and Hispanics fatsos, Fauci!

But, you’re a democrat, and a supposed medical “expert,” so, no problemo.

‘“Now, very few of these comorbidities have racial determinants,’ Fauci said.”

No, actually, you just got done saying the opposite, Fauci. You said these minority groups are “more likely to become infected if exposed because of medical conditions such as hypertension, chronic lung disease, diabetes, or obesity.”

So, which is it, Fauci?

You’re not very good at this political stuff, are you, Fauci?

In fact, it seems you’re not very good at scientific or medical stuff either!

‘“Almost all relate to the social determinants of health dating back to disadvantageous conditions that some people of color find themselves in from birth regarding the availability of an adequate diet, access to health care, and the undeniable effects of racism in our society,’ he continued.”

You can see now why it’s hard to “follow the science” with Fauci. When you cross a political hack with a scientific hack, the results are never good.

If there are any “disadvantageous conditions that some people find themselves in from birth regarding the availability of an adequate diet, access to health care,” it’s because of socioeconomic situations, not racism.

“Last month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention called racism a ‘serious’ threat to public health. The CDC said COVID-19 was felt, most severely, in communities of color, areas that have also ‘experienced disproportionate case counts and deaths.’”

Isn’t “racism” a “serious threat” to absolutely everything?

Why would we expect this to be any different?

We also see “communities of color” experiencing “disproportionate” crime rates, shooting rates, and murder rates.

The democrats’ answer to these situations is to defund and abolish the police.  

That’s about as helpful as wearing masks…, actually less so.    

‘“Confronting the impact of racism will not be easy,’ the CDC’s director, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, said in a statement on the agency’s website.”

That Dr. Walensky is soooo wise.

She is a doctor, after all.

‘“I know that we can do this if we work together. I certainly hope you will lean in and join me.’”

Join you in doing what?

Join you in being stupid and being a democrat tool?

No thanks.

“On Sunday, Fauci said that correcting the societal wrong will take a commitment of decades, and he urged graduates to be part of the solution. Once society returns to ‘some form of normality,’ he said.”

You mean your socialistic form of normality, don’t you?

May I suggest the first thing we should do to “correct this societal wrong,” would be to fire you and then charge you with the murder of millions of people around the world, since are responsible for the development of the virus.

Please see my blog, “Is Fauci responsible for the virus?” for some reference to that last opinion:

https://mrericksonrules.com/2021/05/11/is-fauci-responsible-for-the-virus/

But…, instead of being investigated, “Fauci was also awarded the Emory University president’s medal Sunday.”

As is becoming tradition for mass murdering democrats, ala Governor Fredo Cuomo, instead of going to jail they get awards.  Isn’t that nice?

“Accepting the award, Fauci praised the graduates for or handling the profound disruption of the pandemic.”

‘“Societal divisiveness is counterproductive in a pandemic,’ Fauci said. ‘We must not be at odds with each other since the virus is the enemy, not each other.’”

Like I mentioned before, don’t try and deflect blame onto a virus that wouldn’t have even existed without your help!

‘“Not since the influenza pandemic of 1918 has humanity faced a public health crisis of this magnitude,’ he continued.”

You’re a regular “modern day Dr. Mengele” there, Fauci!  It sounds like you’re proud of your accomplishment as well.

Well, you did manage to sabotage the election for President Trump, save us all from four more years of freedom, prosperity, and respect around the world!

  

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Is Fauci responsible for the virus?!

Wait…, what?

Yes, you read correctly.

Is Fauci responsible for the virus?!

First of all, I guess I owe China an apology. 

This wasn’t the “China Virus,” it was a “Swamp Virus,” a Democrat virus, created with the funding of the U.S. Government “Deep State” (The Swamp), with the help of the Chinese Wuhan Lab, and orchestrated by a swamp monster in sheep’s clothing, none other than Dr. Anthony Fauci!!!

Let’s just take a moment to let that sink in.

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Now you know how it feels to played for a fool.

It doesn’t feel good does it?

Let me just say it again…,

THIS WASN’T THE “CHINA VIRUS,” IT WAS A “SWAMP VIRUS,” A DEMOCRAT VIRUS, CREATED WITH THE FUNDING OF THE U.S. GOVERNMENT “DEEP STATE” (THE SWAMP), WITH THE HELP OF THE CHINESE WUHAN LAB, AND ORCHESTRATED BY A SWAMP MONSTER IN SHEEP’S CLOTHING, NONE OTHER THAN DR. ANTHONY FAUCI!!!

AGAIN…, AND ORCHESTRATED BY A SWAMP MONSTER IN SHEEP’S CLOTHING, NONE OTHER THAN DR. ANTHONY FAUCI!!!

Again, let’s just take a moment to let that all sink in.

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According to Tucker Carlson of Fox News, “Anthony Fauci let the coronavirus pandemic happen, and why isn’t there a criminal investigation?”

An excellent question, Tucker, but we all know only republicans get investigated!

What’s wrong with you?!

What we all want to hear about is how “Anthony Fauci let the coronavirus pandemic happen!” 

But first…,

“How do we assess the Biden administration’s response to COVID? Well, here’s one marker: it tells you pretty much everything that the White House that is supposedly so committed to science chose as its head COVID coordinator a man with no background at all in science or medicine. His name is Jeffrey Zients.”

“Zients ran Joe Biden’s presidential transition team, that’s his qualification. He’s a former management consultant from Bain [a management consulting company], who sat on the board of Facebook.”

Jeffrey Zients is a political operative. That’s who’s overseeing COVID response for Joe Biden. The good news is because Zients isn’t even close to being an actual scientist, he doesn’t talk like one. Occasionally he says things whose significance the rest of us can clearly understand. Read what Zients said on CNN, and it becomes very clear how the White House understands this pandemic.”

“JEFFREY ZIENTS: And the light at the end of the tunnel is brighter and brighter. Let’s keep up our guard. Let’s follow the CDC guidance. And the CDC guidance across time will allow vaccinated people more and more privileges to take off that mask.”

“There it is. ‘The CDC guidance across time will allow vaccinated people more and more privileges to take off that mask.’ A sentence like that raises so many questions, it’s hard to know where to start. How about here: If the vaccines work, why are any vaccinated people wearing masks anywhere, ever? Seriously. Jeffrey Zients should be required to explain that, slowly and with numbers, so the rest of us who didn’t serve on the board of Facebook can understand. No one’s asked him to explain that, of course, so he hasn’t. Nor has anyone asked Zients just how effective masks are at preventing the spread of COVID.”

“Our public health authorities act as though masks are absolutely critical. But are they absolutely critical? Where are the serious studies that prove that? Do they exist? If they do exist, is there a reason they’re being hidden from us? And, finally, when did masklessness become a privilege? For thousands of years, until 12 months ago, masklessness was the global status quo. Virtually everyone on earth lived without masks. That wasn’t considered weird. Masks were weird. They were unhealthy and menacing.”

“Yet Jeffrey Zients has just informed us that things have changed. Going forward, not wearing a mask, even after you’ve been vaccinated, is ‘a privilege’ — a Scooby snack, a gold star, a pat on the head — that may or may not be granted to you exclusively by the Democratic Party, on the basis of no science, but purely because they’re in charge and you’re not. That’s called public health. It’s absolutely critical to the existence of our species that you comply with it reflexively, without asking questions or thinking about it. This will all continue, Zients explained, ‘across time.’”

“What does that mean, exactly? How long will this terrifyingly irrational exercise continue? For the answer to that question, we go to a man even more partisan than Jeffrey Zients. The nation’s most highly credentialed political operative, Tony Fauci, let us know that, actually, this mask thing is never going to end.”

“CHUCK TODD, NBC: But is the mask going to be something we have with us in a seasonal aspect?”

“DR. ANTHONY FAUCI: You know, that’s quite possible. I think people have gotten used to the fact that wearing masks, clearly, if you look at the data, diminishes respiratory diseases…So it is conceivable that as we go on a year or two or more from now, that during certain seasonal periods when you have respiratory-borne viruses like the flu, people might actually elect to wear masks to diminish the likelihood that you’ll be spreading these respiratory-borne diseases.”

‘“A year or two or more from now.’ In other words, never — you’re never taking off the mask. Get ready for a lifetime of filthy wet cotton covering your mouth, reduced oxygen flow to your brain, and a world where every stranger looks the same because no one has a face. When Kamala Harris and her husband kissed the other day while wearing masks, they were giving you a preview of your daughter’s wedding. In a masked world, human beings never really touch each other. Is that public health? No, it’s not public health. It’s a kind of punishment. Tony Fauci is punishing the country — you, us, everyone. The question is: why is he doing that? You’ve got to think that at least part of Fauci’s authoritarian germ hysteria is a cover for something else. Could it be that Tony Fauci is trying to divert attention from himself and his own role in the COVID-19 pandemic?”

Okay…, now we’re getting to the good stuff (bad stuff), really!

“What do we mean by that? We can’t recommend more strongly a new piece by Nicholas Wade, who for more than 50 years has been one of the preeminent science writers in the world. For 30 years, Nicholas Wade worked for the New York Times, he edited the science section there. But this piece did not run in the New York Times, he edited the science section there. But this piece did not run in the New York Times. It ran on Medium [an on-line publishing company]. And the piece explains where the virus almost certainly came from. In it, Wade makes it clear that, more than any other single American, Tony Fauci is responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic.”

Say again?

“…more than any other single American, Tony Fauci is responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic.”

Please continue.  

“Wade lays out a nearly insurmountable amount of evidence that this virus originated at the Wuhan Institute of Virology in Central China.”

He did use the term “insurmountable amount of evidence.”

“We’ve raised this possibility from the early days of the pandemic. But this piece all but proves it. At the time the outbreak began last fall, the Wuhan lab was conducting experiments on how to make bat viruses infectious to human beings. Those experiments were funded by American tax dollars, the funding for those experiments was approved and directed by Tony Fauci in Washington. It’s hard to believe that, but it’s true, and the piece lays it out.”

The question that immediately comes to mind is, why would we want to make bat viruses infectious to human beings in the first place?  Don’t we have enough infectious diseases to deal with?

Secondly, why would America be funding this via a Chinese Lab?

Was Iran and North Korea too busy developing nukes to get in on this?

“Many of the Wuhan experiments fell under the direction of a Chinese researcher Shi Zheng-li. Known as the ‘bat lady,’ she was China’s leading expert on bat-born viruses. Her job was genetically engineering coronaviruses so that they [could] infect human beings, and do so as easily as possible.”

Again…, why?

“The work, Wade notes, involved, ‘doing gain-of-function experiments designed to make coronaviruses infect human cells.’”

“Why was this research going on? You’ll have to ask the scientist who did it.”

You could also ask Anthony Fauci.

But the democrats aren’t going to bring him before Congress, now, and the liberal propaganda fake news media will do their part in hiding the truth.

“But the facts remain, these were some of the most dangerous experiments ever conducted by mankind. And yet we know that China wasn’t taking the necessary safety precautions. And we should not be surprised by that. Several years ago, U.S. diplomatic cables warned about lax standards at the Wuhan Lab. The Wuhan facility was classified as a ‘bio-safety-level two laboratory.’ What does that mean? According to Richard Ebright, a molecular biologist at Rutgers, that’s approximately the same level of safety that you would find in a dentist’s office in America.”

“So that lab, conducting research on the coronavirus, and how to make it transmissible to human beings, resulted almost certainly in infecting a lab researcher and spread from there. The first coronavirus patients didn’t come from the so-called wet market as we heard. That was a lie. The first patients of the coronavirus were employees at the Wuhan Institute of Virology.”

“Once again, why would the Wuhan lab be conducting experiments like that in the first place? Well, we know that Tony Fauci had authorized payment for the research. For five years — from 2014 to 2019 — the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, which Fauci runs, and has for decades, pumped money to a group called the EcoHealth Alliance.” 

“The EcoHealth Alliance, run by a man called Dr. Peter Daszak, contracted with Dr. Shi to conduct gain-of-function research at the Wuhan lab.”

“Just before the pandemic became public knowledge — on December 9, 2019 —  Peter Daszak sat for an interview that was streamed online. In that interview, he bragged about how easy it is to manipulate coronaviruses in lab experiments.”

“PETER DASZAK: Coronavirus is a pretty good… You can manipulate them in the lab pretty easily. It’s spike protein, Spike protein drives a lot of what happens with the coronavirus, zoonotic risk. So you can get the sequence, build the protein. And we worked with Ralph Barrack at UNC to do this.  Insert into a backbone of another virus and then do some work in the lab.”

“Just days after he said that, it became clear that this new version of coronavirus, this novel coronavirus, what we now call COVID-19, was running rampant through Wuhan then China then the world. Since the pandemic began, Peter Daszak, not surprisingly, has appeared on virtually every media platform available to him to deny, in the most strenuous and dismissive terms, that the Wuhan lab could not be in any way linked to the outbreak, since he has very personal motives for claiming that. ‘The idea that this virus escaped from a lab is just pure baloney,’ he said last year. But that’s a lie. It’s not pure baloney.”

“A lot of smart people knew that right away. One of those people is Alina Chan, a molecular biologist at the Broad Institute at Harvard and MIT. She bravely wrote a paper about how the coronavirus’s genome hadn’t changed much over time, and that was odd because that genome had gone through trillions of replications. According to Chan, that fact implied that the virus was designed for human-to-human transmission from the outset.”

“Millions of people have died of COVID-19, so it’s not a matter of score-settling or blame-assignment to figure out where it came from.”

“If you want to prevent the next global pandemic, you have to figure out how this one started. And so, the World Health Organization, said it would get to the bottom of it. The World Health Organization, of course, is beholden to China. And so, it tried to hide the basic facts of the origins of this pandemic. And to hide those facts, WHO appointed none other than Peter Daszak as the only America-based representative on the investigative team looking into where the virus came from. In what turned out to be a sham report, that team concluded it’s ‘extremely unlikely’ the virus came from the Wuhan lab. That’s not true.”

“The WHO’s investigation into the origins of the virus was fraudulent, and that matters to public health globally. But one thing you’ll notice is that Tony Fauci did not say that. Why? Because once again, he’s implicated in it, personally.”

“The gain-of-function research that Peter Daszak was bragging about in the video we just showed you had, in fact, been banned explicitly by the U.S. government. There was a federal moratorium on the funding of exactly the kind of gain-of-function experiments that went on in the Wuhan lab, to disastrous effects. So why didn’t the feds halt its funding to the lab in Wuhan? That is a central question, and Nicholas Wade looked into it.”

“Here’s what he found: ‘Someone wrote a loophole into the moratorium. The moratorium specifically barred funding any gain-of-function research that increased the pathogenicity of the flu, MERS or SARS viruses. But then a footnote on p.2 of the moratorium document states that “An exception from the research pause may be obtained if the head of the USG funding agency determines that the research is urgently necessary to protect the public health or national security.”’”

“And that’s exactly the loophole that was exploited.”

“Who signed off on this? Tony Fauci —  possibly along with Francis Collins, the director of the NIH — invoked that special exception in order to keep funding the Wuhan lab, and the deadly experiments that were going on there. The experiments that clearly went so wrong.”

“According to Richard Ebright, ‘Unfortunately, the NIAID Director [Fauci] and the NIH Director exploited this loophole to issue exemptions to projects subject to the pause – preposterously asserting the exempted research was “‘urgently necessary to protect public health or national security — thereby nullifying the pause.”’”

The “national security,” of course, was making sure Donald Trump didn’t get re-elected.

“This wouldn’t have happened if Tony Fauci didn’t allow it to happen. That is clear.”

“It’s an amazing story.”

“It is a shocking story.”

Yes, it is.

“In a functional country [a fair country], there would be a criminal investigation into Tony Fauci’s role in the COVID pandemic that has killed millions and halted our country, changing it forever. So why isn’t there a criminal investigation into Tony Fauci’s role in this pandemic?”

I think we can all figure out the answer to that one.

Former White House trade adviser, Peter Navarro, has also accused Dr. Anthony Fauci of being “the “father of COVID-19, while adding he thinks that, “Fauci is a sociopath and a liar.”

Even the Nazi’s “Angel of Death,” Dr. Josef Mengele, wasn’t responsible for as many deaths as our own Dr. Fauci apparently is.

AND THIS IS THE GUY WHO HAS BEEN LECTURING US, FOR OVER A YEAR NOW, ABOUT WHAT WE CAN AND CANNOT DO REGARDING OUR SAFETY, AS IT PERTAINS TO THE VIRUS?!

DOES HE HAVE NO CONSCIENCE?

DOES HE HAVE NO SHAME?

THE ANSWER TO THOSE QUESTIONS ARE “NO,” OBVIOUSLY.

IT JUST MAKES YOU WANT TO THROW UP, DOESN’T IT?

Until Fauci is made to answer all of these allegations, I really don’t want to hear another word come out of his disgusting little mouth.

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Now we’re supposed to wear two masks?!

According to Alexander Tin, for CBS News, “CDC [Center for Disease Control] recommends double masks to help protect against COVID-19.”

So, does that mean for the last year we’ve not been properly protected with just one mask?

That would explain why the infection numbers have been so high for so long.

Thanks CDC, for your flawed recommendations once again.

Remember…, we have to “follow the science,” even if “the science” doesn’t know where it’s going!

“After months of demands for federal health officials to update mask recommendations, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced new guidelines Wednesday that include wearing well-fitting face masks or two masks at a time to help curb the COVID-19 pandemic.”

Who, exactly, has been demanding “federal health officials to update mask recommendations,” by the way?

The only thing most people are demanding, as far I know, is for the CDC to come out and admit that masks are not really effective in stopping the virus, which obviously now, they’re admitting they’re not.

They admit that even two masks will not stop the transfer of the China virus.

Don’t believe me?

Hospitals didn’t let visitors in even if you were wearing a mask.

Now try visiting someone in the hospital wearing two masks…, they still won’t let you in.

If masks really worked, why would hospitals not let family members visit their loved ones if they were wearing one…, or two?

BECAUSE MASKS DON’T WORK!!!    

“The updated guidance follows the release of new research from the CDC which tested various masks in a lab setting and found evidence that combining a cloth mask over a surgical mask could dramatically reduce both the spread of the virus to others and exposure to the virus oneself.”

“Reduces,” not eliminates.

We’ve been dealing with the China virus for like a year now, and just now they’re coming up with this two-mask thing?!

“The CDC’s new recommendations advise Americans to select masks with a nose wire that can be adjusted for a snug fit, and to use a mask fitter or brace to better seal their masks. The CDC also recommends wearing a mask with multiple layers for greater protection, or layering a cloth mask over a disposable medical mask.”

“For a better fit, it advises knotting the ear loops of the disposable mask and then tucking and flattening the extra material on the sides.”

Whatever.

‘“I want to be clear that these new scientific data released today do not change the specific recommendations about who should wear a mask or when they should wear one. But they do provide new information on why wearing a well-fitting mask is so important,’ CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said at a White House COVID-19 briefing.”

You want to be “clear,” Ms. Walensky?

Then you should try harder.

“For the new study, CDC researchers tested combinations of multi-layered cloth and common surgical or medical procedure masks in a laboratory, simulating breathing and coughing between pairs of dummies.”

“Between pairs of dummies?”

C’mon…, these CDC researchers deserve a little more respect than that, don’t they?

Well…, maybe not!

No…, definitely, not.

“Dummies” it is!

“When only a disposable mask was worn, just 42% of cough droplets were blocked in the experiment. Combining the disposable mask with a cloth mask on top blocked 92.5% of particles expelled from the cough.”

Okay…, we get the “droplets” thing…, but how much of virus sized particles are blocked?

I’ve heard a good analogy for how much “virus” a typical mask blocks is, envision throwing sand at a chain-link fence.

Ha, ya…, that’s about it.  

“The new research comes after months of pleas by advocates for the CDC to update its guidance to include recommending wearing two masks, after other studies and anecdotal evidence suggested the move could curb the spread of the virus.”

If two is better than one, then three must be better than two!

How about four?!

No, wait, I’ve got it!

How about wearing just one mask that actually works?!

“The agency’s top officials had declined to change their official recommendations until this new research had been completed, though many — from President Biden to Dr. Anthony Fauci — had already been spotted wearing two masks.”

“Stupid is as stupid does.” – Forrest Gump’s Mama

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Should taxpayers get a rebate for schools that aren’t open?

I believe this is a valid and an honest question.

If you pay local property taxes on your home or business, the lion’s share of what you pay goes towards funding your local schools.

Taxpayers pay these school taxes, whether they have school-aged children or not, in order to guarantee the children in their community receive an education, and eventually, hopefully, become intelligent and productive members of society…, at least until they go to college.

If our local governments decide to close our schools, should we still be paying for them?

If they decided to discontinue garbage collection, would you still be forced to pay for that?

Just sayin’.

It really doesn’t matter if you think the schools should be closed or not.

It really doesn’t matter whether your local government is “following the science” or not. 

If the children of our community are not receiving the education we are paying for (and I’m sorry, but this distance learning crap doesn’t count), why shouldn’t the taxpayers get at least a percentage (a big percentage) of the money back that they paid?

Why should teachers get paid for a job they aren’t doing?

Why should the local school district be paid for the upkeep, utilities, and support staffs for buildings our children aren’t using?

And, again, I’m sorry, but this distance learning crap doesn’t count.

No wonder why the teachers are hesitant about going back to work, like in Chicago.

Why go back when you can use COVID as a ready-made excuse, and continue to be paid for doing next to nothing?

Why go back when all of the “the scientists” in the teachers’ unions are overriding the scientists from the CDC (Center for Disease Control)?

Now I’ve heard that the Biden administration considers a school “re-opened” if they hold classes one day a week. 

If you say so, Illegitimate Joe.

This was one of the Biden administration’s “clarifications” of their official policy.

That’s funny, because only a month ago these “clarifications” were called lies.  

If it’s one thing we have learned, it’s that “it’s all about the money,” and not “all about the kids.”  

If the teachers stopped getting paid, and the school districts stopped getting their share of the money, the schools would be reopening so fast it would make your head spin!

Of course, hell would freeze over before a penny of taxpayer money was ever returned to the taxpayers.

That being said, there are many taxpayers across our country who really should be receiving some of their hard-earned money back.

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Following the Science?

For how long and how many times have we heard the liberals decry, “We have to follow the Science?”

Well, apparently, “following the Science” is only a popular liberal catch phrase which is trotted out when it suits their intentions and their politics.

Democrats (blue state governors in particular) have used the China virus as a means to impose a wide range of impositions on our Constitutional freedoms in the name of safety.  

Some based on “following the Science,” and some not so much.  

Usually only when it was politically convenient.

Dr. Richard Besser, for Fox News, says that, “Despite coronavirus, science is NOT telling us to close schools.”

But how could that be?!

We MUST “follow the Science,” right?!

“Sound science, like the coronavirus itself, is apolitical. Most everything else this year — including decisions on whether to close schools — is not.”

I think if we’ve learned anything these last four years, it’s that nothing is apolitical anymore.

Nothing.

“As the pandemic enters its deadliest phase to date, government leaders and school districts are having to make extraordinarily difficult decisions about whether to continue in-person learning amid record communitywide surges in cases, hospitalizations and deaths.”

Excuse me, but these aren’t “extraordinarily difficult decisions” at all.

The Teachers’ Union has made those decisions for our illustrious political “leaders.”  

“New York City’s decision to close schools indefinitely, and the decision in my home state of New Jersey to allow school districts to keep them open, offers a stark contrast in how the two states with the highest death rates for COVID-19 are managing this crisis.”

“As a pediatrician and a parent, I understand the fear, confusion, and even anger that parents and caregivers face today as policymakers grapple with school decisions.”

Can’t you just envision those policymakers “grappling” with those school decisions into the wee hours of the morning?!

“We know that being in the classroom benefits children socially, emotionally and academically.”

Oh, yeah…, so, what’s the problem?

Isn’t it all about the kids?

Of course it’s not.

Huge numbers of these kids have been thrown out with the trash by these supposed caring liberals.

Many of these kids depend on school for at least one or two decent meals each day.

“On the other hand, virtual learning can be a sound option — and when transmission rates rise to unsafe levels, a necessary one — if a student has a computer, a good Internet connection, a quiet workspace, and no special learning needs. For millions of families without these luxuries, however, it’s an unworkable burden and educational disadvantage that many children could bear for a lifetime.”

Ya…, “It’s an unworkable burden and educational disadvantage that many children could bear for a lifetime,” but it’s a sacrifice the liberals and the Teachers’ unions are willing to bear for them on their behalf.  

“From a health perspective, it appears that most children fare well if infected, but they can still spread the coronavirus to higher-risk people in their homes, communities and yes, schools. But when schools have the necessary resources and follow strict protocols, in-person learning has worked remarkably well without accelerating community spread.”

Not according to the teachers, apparently.

“Knowing this, we should do all we can to keep kids in school by providing the funds for proper staffing, equipment, protective gear and ventilation systems. Without these supports, we cannot expect schools to remain open.”

Ok, there we go…, we just need to provide more funding.

We should all know by now that it’s always about the money.

The current CDC Director, Robert R. Redfield, says, “Schools are among the safest places kids can be.”

I guess he isn’t considered to have anything to do with “Science.”

“Achievement gaps could be exacerbated when students are out of school, placing yet another burden on children of color.”

“However, the science and data now tell us a much more nuanced story, and we must adapt as new information arrives. That is the fundamental value of rapid learning during a crisis. With differing approaches, schools have shown that safe in-person learning is possible.”

“That’s why New York City’s decision last week to close schools seems to be a case of following a rigid plan written before we knew schools could remain open safely. The city’s test-positive threshold of 3% — established well before the school year began — has been eclipsed, triggering closures. Yet a mere 0.23% of students in the city’s public schools have tested positive. In fact, New York schools have been a pandemic success story.”

“Governors nationwide are under pressure to follow New York’s lead and close schools, no matter what the data shows. With nearly 200,000 cases a day being reported in the U.S., some of those cases will undoubtedly be teachers, students and staff.”

Why would governors nationwide be under any kind of pressure to follow New York’s lead?

The state of New York, New York City, Governor Cuomo and Mayor DeBlasio have the worst COVID record of any state in the nation.

So, “the Pressure” is on other governors to follow their political lead, not their successful dealing with the virus lead.

Just so we’re clear about that.  

“However, decisions on school closures should be driven by data on transmission linked to schools and not on anecdotes or outdated metrics. Public pressure, I fear, is going to make it increasingly difficult in the weeks ahead for governors to stick to the science-based guidance on school closures.”

“Science-based guidance?”

And “public pressure” has no effect on these slimy democrats anymore.

Their friends, the fake news, liberal propaganda, media will just ignore and spin “the pressure” whichever way they want.   

“In the spring, New Jersey was among the hardest hit per capita by COVID-19, with the nation’s highest death rate. But this fall, New Jersey schools have not been the problem. The state’s governor, Phil Murphy, issued a joint statement with six other Northeast governors last week that said in part: ‘In-person learning is the best possible scenario for children, especially those with special needs and from low-income families.’”

“That’s the crux of why we need to do all we can to keep children in schools. The pandemic has disproportionately impacted Black, Latino and Native American communities with dramatically higher rates of infections, hospitalizations and deaths.”

Where is Black Lives Matter on this issue?

Where are any of the democrats on this issue?

Oh, I forgot…, the election is over, so the democrats can go back to ignoring any of the issues affecting the Black, Latino and Native American communities. 

Just sayin’.  

“Because of the inequitable way schools are funded in much of America, (And whose fault is that?) achievement gaps could be exacerbated when students are out of school, placing yet another burden on children of color at the very moment when our nation is forging a new path forward based on racial equity and justice.”

“We know, too, that education is just one facet of what our schools provide. Many families — especially those with parents working full-time, one-parent households, and low-income households — also rely on schools for healthy meals, technology support, and before- and after-hours child care.”

“The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the perversion of our national priorities. We need to treat teachers and school staff like the indispensable front-line workers they are and support them as such.”

I think we are, aren’t we?

The teachers appear to be the ones who aren’t comfortable being front-line workers.

Yes, “The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the perversion of our national priorities,” but the “perversions” are much more far reaching than the good doctor understands, or is willing to acknowledge.

“At the same time, we must reject the false choice that we either sacrifice teachers or do harm to our children. In the next critical months, we must come together and follow the science so that the greatest public health crisis in a century doesn’t also become an educational crisis.”

Uh…, the “educational crisis” is already here, and has been here for quite a while already.

Dr. Richard Besser, a pediatrician, is president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, America’s largest health philanthropy, based in Princeton, N.J. He serves on the New Jersey Restart and Recovery Commission. He was acting director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) during the H1N1 pandemic in 2009. Follow him on Twitter: @DrRichBesserio 

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The latest China virus propaganda, courtesy of Esquire Magazine.

According to Jack Holmes of Esquire magazine, “The Hot New Conservative Talking Point on COVID-19 Is Extremely Wrong.”

Is it?

Is it really, Jack?

Is it really “extremely wrong?”

“The weekend’s big talking point for people more concerned with propping up the president’s campaign than grappling with reality was that a new CDC report found 94 percent of people who have been recorded as dying from COVID-19 have also had other causes of death listed.”

I’m not sure exactly how this can be viewed as, “propping up the president’s campaign,” unless exposing the truth about the China virus accomplishes this.

And you, Mr. Holmes, and your liberal friends, seem to be the ones “grappling with reality.”

Well, I guess you’re not really “grappling…,” it’s more like intentionally twisting reality.

“The thinking from some exceptionally large brains in the conservative media was that this meant only six percent of the recorded COVID deaths are actually deaths due to COVID, so that a big chunk of the 183,000 recorded deaths in the U.S. somehow shouldn’t count.”

Well, I gotta tell you, Jack…, 100% minus 94% does leave us with 6%, now doesn’t it?

And, these “large brained” people you speak of are not implying that the China virus had nothing to do with the deaths of the 94%…, they’re just correctly pointing out that only 6%, or 10,980 people died solely from the virus, with no underlying conditions, which would be about .0033% of the US population.

Even the entire 183,000 number is only .0555% of the US population.

Remember that .5 would represent one half of 1 percent.

Again, who do you feel is “grappling with reality,” Mr. Holmes?

Comparatively, in 2020, an estimated 606,520 people will die of cancer in the United States.

That’s 3 times the COVID related number, and 55 times the COVID only number.

And, the number of people who die from heart disease are pretty similar to the cancer numbers.

Holmes continues by saying, “This hasn’t yet spread as widely yet as some other right-wing tropes [please note that ‘trope’ is new liberal buzzword, meaning a ‘figurative idea’], but these days, you have to take it all seriously—and nip it in the bud early.”

Yes, we know Jack…, you gotta nip those nasty facts in the bud early, and put the proper liberal spin on them as soon as possible!

“It’s understandable that the president’s partisans would prefer not to confront his actual record on the pandemic.”

Now wait one darn minute there, Jack.

Who says, “The president’s partisans would prefer not to confront his actual record on the pandemic?”

I mean bsides you, of course?

Most people, who support The President, which would include me, feel he has done a good job dealing with the pandemic. It is the democrat governors and democrat mayors who have mishandled the handling of the China virus in my opinion, while Biden condemned President Trump’s early flight restrictions from China, and Pelosi and DeBlasio encouraged their constituents to ignore the virus and go out and have a good time.  You know, your friends, Jack.

Mr. Holmes then goes on to say, “Much like he’d [The President would] rather dwell on—and encourage—the unrest in the nation’s streets.”

I’m not sure where this bit of liberal propaganda BS came from, but it does give us clearer view as to where you’re coming from, Jack, if indeed we needed a clearer view.

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It’s ALL about the money (and power), honey.

Yes…, it’s all about the money (and power), honey…, and a rich man’s jokes are always funny.

And it’s all about the priviledged leftist elites gaining more control over our lives, while they live above the law.  Exhibit A would be democrat speaker of the house, Nancy Pelosi.

In this case, the China virus is the vehicle being used by various global, corporate, and government entities to either gain more money, more power, or both.

It all seems quite clear.

And let’s be very clear…, the safety of the American people is not the real concern here.

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Let’s examine the circumstances surrounding a drug called hydroxychloroquine.

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Hollie McKay of Fox News reports, “It has become one of the most controversial words [one of the most controversial names actually] in the world: hydroxychloroquine.”

“For several weeks, the primarily anti-malaria drug has been touted by President Trump and others as a vital aid in treating those suffering from coronavirus, [although] there is not yet a Food and Drug Administration-approved treatment.”

Ah, yes…, the good old FDA.

No political or monetary undercurrents swaying that arm of “the swamp!”

“So, is there any possible correlation between countries where the drug is routinely administered due to high malaria rates and lower cases of COVID-19? It’s too early to tell, medical professionals say, but it’s part of the investigation process.”

I guess some doctors and scientists are just better at putting two and two together than others.

‘“If you look [at the] countries where malaria is more prevalent and countries where COVID-19 infections are prevalent, you will find a striking difference. This correlation needs to be explored further as this is not just a mere coincidence,’ Dr. David Nazarian, a Beverly Hills-based physician, diplomate at the American Board of Internal Medicine and founder of My Concierge MD, told Fox News.”

I’m sure an effort to discredit Dr. Nazarian has already been launched.

And, fine…, go ahead and explore it all you want, but in the meantime why not utilize this safe drug that seems to have produced positive results?

“The drug initially burgeoned on the scene with an FDA thumbs-up in 1955 [that’s 65 years ago] and has been used as a proven remedy in the treatment of malaria, rheumatoid arthritis and lupus.”

People have been using this drug safely for 65 years!

But now, all of a sudden, the left, and their cadre of doctors and “experts,” and the liberal propaganda, fake news media are calling the drug “dangerous,” and even saying it should be banned from use.

Why would that be?

You have to ask yourself, why would they be torpedoing this drug that has been used safely for 65 years?

65 years!!!

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“After a very small preliminary study conducted in France in the early weeks of COVID-19, Trump and other physicians pinned it as an aid in preventing the virus’ cells from entering the body’s cells, thus possibly helping clear the infection sooner.”

“Under Trump’s urging, the federal agency passed an emergency order last month, enabling doctors to administer hydroxychloroquine, which goes under the brand name Plaquenil, to coronavirus patients where they deemed appropriate, in practice referred to as ‘off-label prescribing.’”

“While much data is missing from the global coronavirus pie, given the lack of testing and in many cases government accountability to present accurate facts and figures, some science professionals have drawn elemental summations that while countries such as the United States, the United Kingdom and swaths of Europe have been battered by the virus, places with high malaria incidences have not — at least not yet.”

“Malaria, an infectious disease that impacts both animals and humans, takes root mostly in the tropical and sub-Saharan pockets of the planet.  The continent of Africa is by far the most impacted.”

“In its most recent malaria assessment, released in December, the World Health Organization points to Africa as having endured some 93 percent, or 213 million of all the 228 million cases documented in 2018.”

“Specifically, 19 countries ferry 98 percent of the world’s malaria onus — all located in Sub-Sahara Africa and India. Six countries accounted for over half of all malaria infections globally: Nigeria at 25 percent, the Democratic Republic of Congo at 12 percent, Uganda at 3 percent, and Mozambique, Niger and Cote de’ Ivoire all at 4 percent. According to the World Atlas, the other plagued places include Pakistan, Ethiopia, Malawi and Niger.”

“So, where do these nations lie when it comes to coronavirus rates? Here are the numbers of coronavirus cases recorded in these countries so far:

Nigeria: 254 cases, 0 deaths (population 191 million)

Democratic Republic of Congo: 0 cases (population 81.3 million)

Uganda: 52 cases, 0 deaths (population 43 million)

Mozambique: 17 cases, 0 deaths (population 29.7 million)

Cote de’ Ivoire: 0 cases (population 24.3 million)

Ethiopia: 55 cases, 2 deaths (population 105 million)

Malawi: 8 cases, 1 death (population 18.6 million)

Niger: 278 cases, 11 deaths (population 21.5 million)

Pakistan: 4,194 cases, 60 deaths (population 197 million)

India: 5,480 cases, 164 deaths (population 1.3 billion)”

“Nazarian pointed out that the confirmed infection of coronavirus in these countries is around 0.1 percent.”

These numbers were as of April 8, 2020.

“Critics have been quick to opine, however, that Trump is hawking a medicine for coronavirus victims without science-stamped ‘conclusions’ pertaining to its effectiveness or safety as a treatment for the novel pathogen.”

‘“If someone thought the drug was protective against transmission, they might take fewer precautions, and the risks to others might then paradoxically increase,’ cautioned Dr. Stanley Weiss, a professor of Medicine and Epidemiology at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. ‘This is a well-known concern in vaccine trials, where behavior change and potential risks need to be carefully weighed against efficacy.’”

Wow…, that’s pretty weak, Dr. Weiss.  Can’t you do better than that?

“Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, has cautioned that hydroxychloroquine is far from being a ‘knockout drug’ and the American Medical Association, the American Pharmacy Association and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacy have also remained wary — even issuing a joint letter warning doctors about prescribing it for the purpose of fending off the coronavirus.”

I don’t think anyone has claimed it was a “knockout drug,” Fauci.

I don’t think there ever will be a “knockout drug” for the China virus, nor does anyone else…, so, why even go there?

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“Moreover, Dr. Attila Hertelendy, a professor in emergency and disaster management at Georgetown University, underscored that while there is some preliminary evidence from in-vitro studies that suggest the combo could inhibit coronavirus activity, ‘there is scant empirical evidence to support using antimalarials as an effective and safe treatment for the masses.’”

Yes, we know Doc…, there is “there is scant empirical evidence” to support most of the things all of you “experts” have been recommending.

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“When pressed about the dangers, Trump has bluntly responded, ‘I’m not a doctor, but I have common sense.’”

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Like I said earlier, “I guess some doctors and scientists [and presidents] are just better at putting two and two together than others.

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‘“Hydroxychloroquine is a relatively well-tolerated medicine that has been around for many years, and most people tolerate it without any side effects,’ Nazarian said.”

And that is the truth…, but the truth can be suppressed and misrepresented and ignored to the point that it is not perceived as the truth, at least by by some, any longer.

Linda Nordling for the Sciencemag.org website, points out that, “Although Africa reported its millionth official COVID-19 case last week, it seems to have weathered the pandemic relatively well so far, with fewer than one confirmed case for every thousand people and just 23,000 deaths so far. Yet several antibody surveys suggest far more Africans have been infected with the coronavirus—a discrepancy that is puzzling scientists around the continent. ‘We do not have an answer,’ says immunologist Sophie Uyoga at the Kenya Medical Research Institute–Wellcome Trust Research Programme.”

They say they don’t have an answer, but they attempt to account for this situation with every other explanation possible, other than the possible benefits of hydroxychloroquine.

“So, what explains the huge gap between antibody data on the one hand and the official case and death counts on the other?”

“Part of the reason may be that Africa misses many more cases than other parts of the world because it has far less testing capacity.”

“Marina Pollán of the Carlos III Health Institute in Madrid, who led Spain’s antibody survey, says Africa’s youthfulness may protect it.”

Mahmoud Elkazzaz, of Damietta University, on researchgate.net, adds that, “[Africa’s] sunshine could protect against coronavirus by boosting vitamin D levels, study finds.”

“They believe vitamin D may help modulate the response of white blood cells to the virus, preventing them from releasing too many inflammatory cytokines – a problem known to afflict patients with severe forms of the disease.”

“We cannot neglect the role of alcoholic beverages, of which its usage is high in European countries [as opposed to Africa], inhibiting the conversion of retinol to retinoic acid [which aids in fighting the disease].”

The FDA’s own website now states, “FDA cautions against use of hydroxychloroquine or chloroquine for COVID-19 outside of the hospital setting or a clinical trial due to risk of heart rhythm problems.”

BUT this, “Does not affect FDA-approved uses for malaria, lupus, and rheumatoid arthritis.”

So, it’s perfectly okay for some people to take the drug, but others are at risk, depending on why you’re taking the drug?

The FDA then went further in a June 15, 2020 update, “Based on ongoing analysis and emerging scientific data, FDA has revoked the emergency use authorization (EUA) to use hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine to treat COVID-19 in certain hospitalized patients when a clinical trial is unavailable or participation is not feasible. We made this determination based on recent results from a large, randomized clinical trial in hospitalized patients that found these medicines showed no benefit for decreasing the likelihood of death or speeding recovery.”

Then, Sharyl Attkisson, reported that, “Medical journals retract study that claimed hydroxychloroquine is dangerous.”

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“The key study claiming hydroxycholoroquine is dangerous has been retracted by the New England Journal of Medicine and Lancet.”

“The journals say after the study was published, more than 100 scientists took issue with it, and it turns out the data cannot be confirmed.”

“Among other things, the scientists criticized the methodology of the study. They also questioned why the authors refused to identify any of the hospitals that contributed patient data, or even to name the countries where the hospitals are located.”

“The study’s lead author was Dr. Mandeep R. Mehra, a Harvard professor.”

So, is this the kind of credible research that all of these “experts” were calling for?

I guess “credible research” just means research that backs-up your desired narrative, in this case.

It would also not surprise me one bit to find out that Pelosi, Fauci, and all the rest of them were taking hydroxychloroquine as a preventative measure, while at the same time beating The President up over it, and denying it to the rest of us just out of spite to President Trump.

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Remember the credo of the liberal elite…, “Do as I say, not as I do.”

In the end, it all comes back to money, which just happens to correlate with the democrats desire to keep the virus scam going.

No “cure” can be allowed before the vast amounts of money to be made from a vaccine are realized, and no “cure” can be allowed while we still have a President Donald Trump.

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I hate to say “I told you so,” but…

… I told you so!

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“You have to follow the science!” they all cried.

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“This virus can survive on surfaces for up to 6 hours the scientists declared!”

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Then, later, they said, “Well, the virus really doesn’t live long on surfaces or gets transferred that way as a rule.”

Then we have the whole mask thing.  For months, scientists said wearing a mask was required…, then they said the benefits from wearing a mask were debatable.

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But now we hear Science’s piece de resistance.

Now we get Science’s great big “oooops.”

Drumroll, please…

“The asymptomatic spread of coronavirus is ‘very rare,’ The World Health Organization (WHO) says.”

WAIT…, WHAT?!

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OH, NO, those words just didn’t come out of some WHO doctor/expert/scientist’s filthy mouth!

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William Feuer and Noah Higgins-Dunn of CNBC report that, “Preliminary evidence from the earliest outbreaks indicated the virus could spread even if people didn’t have symptoms.”

“But the WHO says that while asymptomatic spread can occur, it is ‘very rare.’”

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So, let me get this straight.

We shut down our economy, we lost 40 million jobs, we spent trillions and trillions of dollars, we imprisoned ourselves for months, we were kept from contact with loved ones in the hospital, we were kept from contact with our loved ones when they died, we were not allowed to gather for weddings, funerals, graduations…, because of something that occurs “very rarely?”

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I mean, people were viewed as potential murderers for daring to walk around without a mask…, all because people were misled by the “scientists/doctors/experts.”

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Like I said…, I hate to say “I told you so,” but I told you so.

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If you refer to my prior blogs about the virus, you’ll see I was skeptical about the Armageddon-like media hype and propaganda from the very beginning.

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Following common sense is always preferred to following “science.”

We see proof of this again, and again, and again.

I hate to blow my own horn, but I knew this day would come and that I would be able to call out the liberals and their scientists/doctors/experts for what they really are…, SCAM ARTISTS and LIBERAL TOOLS.

Please note that global warming/climate change crowd has their own collection of scientists/doctors/experts who really are SCAM ARTISTS and LIBERAL TOOLS, as well.  Just thought I’d throw that in there.

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OK…, back to the virus!

‘“Coronavirus patients without symptoms aren’t driving the spread of the virus,’ World Health Organization officials said Monday, casting doubt on concerns by some researchers that the disease could be difficult to contain due to asymptomatic infections.”

‘“From the data we have, it still seems to be rare that an asymptomatic person actually transmits onward to a secondary individual,’ Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove, head of WHO’s emerging diseases and zoonosis unit, said at a news briefing from the United Nations agency’s Geneva headquarters. ‘It’s very rare.’”

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Well, thank you Dr. Van Kerkhove…, thank you very much.

And what the hell is “zoonosis,” anyway?

I’ve never heard of this before, so I looked it up.  It turns out “zoonosis” deals with “diseases which can be transmitted between humans and animals.”

Anyway…, ‘“What we really want to be focused on is following the symptomatic cases,’ Van Kerkhove said. ‘If we actually followed all of the symptomatic cases, isolated those cases, followed the contacts and quarantined those contacts, we would drastically reduce’ the outbreak.”

So, governments and people should be treating this disease just like we treat every other disease, huh?

Hmmm, that’s odd.

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“More research and data are needed to ‘truly answer’ the question of whether the coronavirus can spread widely through asymptomatic carriers,’ Van Kerkhove added.”

Ah, yes!

The old cry of the scientists/doctors/experts that “more research and data are needed!”

Again…, that’s odd!

Because we all know, there can NEVER be enough research and there can NEVER be enough data.

“If asymptomatic spread proves to not be a main driver of coronavirus transmission, the policy implications could be tremendous.”

REEEEEEEAAAAAALLY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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And like I said before, could these “implications” include:

Shutting down our economy?

Losing 40 million jobs?

Spending trillions and trillions of dollars we don’t have?

Imprisoning ourselves for months?

Being kept from contact with loved ones in the hospital?

Being kept from contact with our loved ones when they died?

Being not allowed to gather for weddings, funerals, and graduations?

All because of something that occurs “very rarely?”

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Somebody please give William Feuer and Noah Higgins-Dunn the coronavirus booby prize of the month!

“Tell ‘em what they’ve won, Chuck!”

“Well, Mr. Erickson…, William Feuer and Noah Higgins-Dunn have won an all-expenses-paid trip to Wuhan, China…, the birthplace of the virus!

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“That’s exciting, Chuck!  Maybe we could afford to send some of our liberal mayors and blue state governors along with them…, you know, as like a consolation prize?! And we could send a fake news media entourage along as well to cover the whole thing!

Aren’t I just loaded with good ideas?!

Please help me promote myself, Mr. Erickson, as a potential senior advisor in President Trump’s next administration…, so I can help President Trump make America great again!

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COVID-19…, what’s the bottom line?

You’re worried so much about dying from the coronavirus that you’re willing to barricade yourself in your house for months and bring our national economy to its knees, but these other causes of death in the US are just an afterthought?

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What extreme measures do we institute to combat these other causes of death in the US?

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Don’t get me wrong…, this is a serious health consideration…, and losing all of these people to the virus is very sad…, but are losing these people to the virus any sadder than losing people to these other causes?

According to Medical News Today.com:

“Around 74% of all deaths in the United States occur as a result of 10 causes.”

Over the past 5 years, the main causes of death in the U.S. have remained fairly consistent.”

“According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there were 2,813,503 registered deaths in the United States in 2017.”

“All figures and percentages provided here come from the most recent data from the CDC, collected in 2017.”

 

  1. Heart disease deaths in 2017: 647,457

Percentage of total deaths: 23.5%

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. This is the case in the U.S. and worldwide.

 

  1. Cancer deaths in 2017: 599,108

Percentage of total deaths: 21.3%

 

  1. Unintentional (accidental) injury deaths in 2017: 169,936

Percentage of total deaths: 6%

 

  1. Chronic lower respiratory disease deaths in 2017: 160,201

Percentage of total deaths: 5.7%

Chronic lower respiratory disease refers to a group of lung conditions that block the airflow and cause breathing-related issues. These diseases include:

chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

bronchitis

emphysema

asthma

 

  1. Stroke and cerebrovascular disease deaths in 2017: 146,383

Percentage of total deaths: 5.2%

Cerebrovascular diseases develop due to problems with the blood vessels that supply the brain.

Every year, more than 795,000 people in the U.S. have a stroke. The risk of stroke varies with race, ethnicity, and age.

 

  1. Alzheimer’s disease deaths in 2017: 121,404

Percentage of total deaths: 4.3%

In the U.S., an estimated 5.8 million people currently have Alzheimer’s disease, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. This figure may rise to 14 million people by 2050 as life expectancy continues to increase.

Alzheimer’s is also the only cause of death in the top 10 that medical experts cannot cure, prevent, or slow down.

 

  1. Diabetes deaths in 2017: 83,564

Percentage of total deaths: 3%

Diabetes is a condition wherein the body can no longer control blood glucose, which leads to dangerously high levels of blood glucose. This is called hyperglycemia.

Persistent hyperglycemia can damage the body’s tissues, including those in the nerves, blood vessels, and eyes.

There are two main types of diabetes: type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes.

The bodies of people with type 1 diabetes do not produce insulin at all, so these people need to supplement their supply. The bodies of people with type 2 diabetes cannot use insulin effectively.

Diabetes can cause serious health complications, including heart disease, blindness, kidney failure, and the need for amputation of the lower extremities.

 

  1. Influenza (the flu) and pneumonia deaths in 2017: 55,672…, and we have and have had a vaccine for the flu!

Percentage of total deaths: 2%

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  1. Kidney disease deaths in 2017: 50,633

Percentage of total deaths: 1.8%

 

  1. Suicide deaths in 2017: 47,173

 

As an added note, at least 15,292 people were fatally shot in The United States in 2019 as a result of gun violence.

 

According to the Statista.com website, these are the daily number of coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths compared to influenza and all causes of death in the United States as of May 6th, 2020:

Average deaths/day by all causes (2019), 7,969.7

Average deaths/day by influenza (2018-2019), 161.3

Average COVID-19 deaths/day since first case in U.S., 912.2 (That would extrapolate over a year to roughly 333,000, although the death rates have been on the decline and would probably end up being much lower than that.

 

As of the time of this blog, there have been a reported 80,900 deaths credited to the coronavirus, although I tend to believe this number may be slightly inflated.

I’m just putting this information out there, since I’m not seeing this data from any other media outlet.

I just feel it’s important to put this current coronavirus health emergency into perspective.

THE BOTTOM LINE IS, UNLESS THE GOVERNMENT IS PREPARED TO PAY ALL OF OUR MORTGAGES, ALL OF OUR RENT, ALL OF OUR UTILITY BILLS, ALL OF OUR FOOD BILLS, ETC., THE VAST MAJORITY OF PEOPLE CANNOT CONTINUE TO LIVE UNDER THESE CIRCUMSTANCES.

THAT’S THE BOTTOM LINE.

PLEASE NOTICE THAT ALL OF THE PEOPLE DEMANDING WE GO ON IN THIS “STAY AT HOME” MODE DO NOT HAVE THESE PROBLEMS. THOSE IN GOVERNMENT ARE ALL RECEIVING REGULAR PAYCHECKS FROM PRECISELY THE PEOPLE THEY ARE ECONOMICALLY STRANGLING TO DEATH!

VIRUS CONCERNS OR NOT…,

THE CURE CANNOT BE WORSE THAT THE DISEASE.

THAT’S THE BOTTOM LINE.

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