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Big Tech and China are the Best of Mates The Same Team, Really By Michael Ferguson

     It all seems to join up the dots …………………….. Big Tech, Big Vaxx, and Big trouble in Big China.
  https://www.breitbart.com/national-security/2020/04/29/hayward-how-china-turns-globalist-billionaires-big-tech-spokespeople/

“Microsoft billionaire Bill Gates’ energetic defense of how the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) handled the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic might have been an eye-opening moment for many Americans. The truth is that Beijing has been working on subverting globalist billionaires and Western Big Tech culture since the early days of “economic engagement” with that authoritarian regime. The game of global influence the CCP is playing while its pandemic ravages the world is a game it spent decades preparing for, while the people of the West are still trying to figure out the rules and measure the stakes. Gates raised eyebrows this week by denouncing efforts to hold the CCP responsible for the pandemic it unquestionably unleashed as a “distraction” in which “a lot of incorrect and unfair things” have been said about the Communist regime. He asserted that “China did a lot of things right at the beginning.” Chinese state media immediately declared Gates a hero, a sensible opponent of “bizarre rumors” spread by American critics of the CCP and their “crazy followers,” and began repeating his comments in its propaganda broadcasts, an outcome Gates surely must have known was coming. Anyone who has the slightest experience with the CCP knows that it assiduously studies Western media, pounces on every political and social stress point it detects, and celebrates Westerners who toe the Communist Party line as heroes. This is the murderous regime that claims Americans have no right to criticize it for herding the Uyghur Muslims into concentration camps because we’re still having arguments about racism in our country.

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Trump Plumps for the Bioweapon Hypothesis By Chris Knight

     Go, big orange man, go!

Reporter:
"Have you seen anything at this point that gives you a high degree of confidence that the [Wuhan lab] was the origin?

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Making Sense of the Conflicting Data By Brian Simpson

     The conservative, and Left mind too, does not cope well with masses of conflicting data, and hypotheses, let alone scientific uncertainty. We see this with climate change, where fanatics from the Left take a “it’s all proven approach,” which those from the Right must deny, by asserting exactly the opposite, when as matter of real science, almost everything is uncertain. Cosmological events could change the situation in seconds, whatever the reality is. Likewise, for Covid-19.
  https://affirmativeright.blogspot.com/2020/04/stating-obvious-false-dilemmas.html

     We have a divide here even within the Dissent right, or freedom movement, with Natural News.com championing the apocalypse view, and other sites going from a spectrum of positions right down to it is all a false flag. The problem we have is that all the models of the coronavirus infection were wrong:
  https://www.zerohedge.com/health/all-coronavirus-models-were-wrong
  https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-04-30-new-data-covid-19-deaths-above-300000.html
  https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/antibody-tests-support-whats-been-obvious-covid-19-is-much-more-lethal-than-flu/2020/04/28/2fc215d8-87f7-11ea-ac8a-fe9b8088e101_story.html
  http://www.occidentaldissent.com/2020/04/30/covid-19-is-not-the-flu/

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Breaking the Back of Big Tech By Charles Taylor

     Monopolies, especially those of Big Teck, such as Google, must be broken up, because they become a threat to freedom and indeed to the market economy itself. Pam Geller has recently stated this and given some ideas about it, well worth thinking about:
  https://gellerreport.com/2020/04/youtube-censors-corna-drs.html/

“Google must be broken up. They own YouTube. We are under siege by big tech authoritarians. The idea of limiting media monopolies is not new. “Beginning in 1975, FCC rules banned cross-ownership by a single entity of a daily newspaper and television or radio broadcast station operating in the same market.” The ruling was put in place to limit media concentration in TV and radio markets, because they use public airwaves. The technology changed but the objective is the same. The FCC designed rules to make sure that there is a diversity of voices and opinions on the airwaves. That diversity no longer exists. We were the first to sue the social media giants for our First Amendment rights. In light of that fight, I began to focus AFDI activism to pursue anti-trust laws be used to break up social monopolies and duopolies. The Wall Street Journal now is suggesting the same thing, albeit for the wrong reasons. For the WSJ, it’s all about the … , but for principled Americans, it’s all about freedom. Please contribute to that fight here. Make no mistake, it is the most pressing issue of day. If we are going to fight against the forces of far-left authoritarianism, and we must, freedom of speech in the social media public square is essential. Freedom of speech is the foundation of a free society. Without it, these leftist tyrants can and are wreaking havoc unopposed, while we are silenced.”

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The Answer is Turning Men into Women! By Mrs Vera West

     No doubt about it, the gender agenda will be pursued even with the corona virus, and indeed, it is giving a whole new perspective on things:
  https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-8261241/Could-giving-men-estrogen-help-recover-COVID-Female-hormones-prevent-inflammation.html

“Doctors are wondering if giving men two female sex hormones could make them more likely to survive the novel coronavirus. Across the globe, women from most countries have been less likely to become abruptly ill with the virus, and less likely to die from it. This has led many researchers to wonder if the hormones mainly produced in women could be protective, reported The New York Times. Two hospitals in the US are now putting that theory to the test, giving men estrogen or progesterone for a limited amount of time to see if it boosts their immune systems, decreases inflammation and reduces the severity of the illness. The differences in death rates among men and women have been apparent from early on in the pandemic. Last month, Italy's public health research agency said that more than 70 percent of the country's deaths have been in men. And, in February, China's Center for Disease Control and Prevention said the fatality rate among men with coronavirus was 65 percent higher than among women. Scientists say they don't know why women seem less likely to die, but have suggested that women naturally tend to have stronger immune systems and are less likely to have long-term health conditions which make patients more vulnerable. In China, researchers pointed the finger at men being more likely to smoke and drink, but this was a cultural factor which may be different in other countries. This soon became apparent in the US. In New York, more than 60 percent of the state's deaths have been among men. Early research has suggested the hormones may reduce the number of ACE2 receptors on the surfaces of cells that the virus uses to enter the body.”

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A Free, Democratic Christian Europe … Yeah, Yair! By Peter Ewer

     This call against the globalists, was made by Yair Netanyahu, the son of the Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu. Against the EU, Yair championed a free, democratic Christian Europe. And what is wrong with that?
  https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/netanyahus-son-calls-for-return-of-a-free-democratic-christian-europe-626266

“Yair Netanyahu, a son of the Israeli prime minister, called for the return of a “free, democratic and Christian” Europe in a tweet that criticized a joint Israeli-Palestinian memorial ceremony for Israel’s Memorial Day. Netanyahu’s post on Tuesday, Yom Hazikaron in Israel, was in response to a tweet from the European Union delegation to the State of Israel, @EUinIsrael, noting its participation in the ceremony sponsored by Combatants for Peace and Parents Circle, this year on Zoom, which included a record 200,000 participants. “Shame on you for financing a disgrace in the holiest day of the Israeli calendar!” Yair Netanyahu said. “We have one day in a year to remember our fallen soldiers! And you destroy it with a ‘memorial’ to Palestinian terrorists! EU is an enemy of Israel, and an enemy to all European Christian countries! Schengen zone is dead and soon your evil globalist organization will be too, and Europe will return to be free, democratic and Christian!” The Schengen zone comprises 26 European states that have officially abolished all passport and all other types of border control at their mutual borders, and includes Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Norway, Poland, Portugal and Switzerland. Netanyahu, who lives with his parents in the official prime minister’s residence and receives personal security, has stirred controversy with previous posts on social media. Last week he tweeted an apparent death threat against “old people” protesting the establishment of a national unity government, which will be led for 18 months by his father, Benjamin, saying he hopes the gathering spread coronavirus to the left-wing demonstrators. He later deleted the post and the prime minister distanced himself from his son’s comment.”

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There Walks the Plague Doctor By Peter West

     In my deep dark nightmares, I see him, the strange man with the leather mask, bird-like beak, the plague doctor, haunting the inner canyons of my mind. Is this a racial memory from the distant past, or has, with the present new black death, or so we are led to believe, the plague doctor come from the darkness to  walk the streets once more, crossing the abyss between life and death?
  https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8268305/Police-hunt-prankster-dresses-plague-costume-daily-walks.html
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plague_doctor

“Police are looking for someone who has been going for their daily walks while dressed as a 17th century plague doctor during the coronavirus lockdown. People in Norwich have spotted the person wearing a long black cloak, hat and pointed beak-like mask. Many people in the community are worried the outfit will frighten children and have reported the plague doctor to the police. Jade Gosbell, who saw the walker, said: 'It was like 20 degrees, he was wearing a full black suit, it just looked ridiculous.' 'It's clearly for attention or something like that, because normal people just wouldn't do that.' Jade said she was worried her mum, who has a phobia of masks, would bump into the person in costume. 'Kids would be frightened, my mum would be frightened, however some people really don't think it's that deep, they just think that he's having a laugh, he's just trying to find something to do with himself during isolation and lockdown,' she said. Norfolk Police said that they were aware of the individual and that they would like to identify them to 'provide words of advice about the implications of his actions'. Norfolk is not the only area that has reported these sightings. MailOnline reader Cecile Poupard sent this picture of a similarly-clad individual in Crouch End in north London taken last Thursday. Jade Gosbell, who saw the walker, said: 'It was like 20 degrees, he was wearing a full black suit, it just looked ridiculous.' 'It's clearly for attention or something like that, because normal people just wouldn't do that.' Jade said she was worried her mum, who has a phobia of masks, would bump into the person in costume. 'Kids would be frightened, my mum would be frightened, however some people really don't think it's that deep, they just think that he's having a laugh, he's just trying to find something to do with himself during isolation and lockdown,' she said. Norfolk Police said that they were aware of the individual and that they would like to identify them to 'provide words of advice about the implications of his actions'. Norfolk is not the only area that has reported these sightings. MailOnline reader Cecile Poupard sent this picture of a similarly-clad individual in Crouch End in north London taken last Thursady.”

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Open Anti-Semitism in New York!! We Live in Bizarre Times By Charles Taylor

“Mayor Bill de Blasio
✔@NYCMayor

My message to the Jewish community, and all communities, is this simple: the time for warnings has passed. I have instructed the NYPD to proceed immediately to summons or even arrest those who gather in large groups. This is about stopping this disease and saving lives. Period.

11:05 AM - Apr 29, 2020

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The Vaccination Record of Bill at the Gates By Mrs Vera West

    People in glass houses should not be in the habit of throwing stones, my mother used to say. That is quite appropriate for Bill Gates, who wants society locked down until a covid-19 vaccine is available, which is then pumped into everybody who wants to function in society. But, what is Gate’s record on vaccines? Let’s see what Robert F. Kennedy Jr. of the Children’s Health Defense has to say on the matter:
  https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-04-29-bill-gates-paralyzed-children-polio-vaccines-coronavirus.html
  https://truthtopowernews.com/490000-children-paralyzed-gates-vaccines-kill-more-disease-they-prevent-we-are-guinea-pigs-drug

“Vaccines, for Bill Gates, are a strategic philanthropy that feed his many vaccine-related businesses (including Microsoft’s ambition to control a global vaccination ID enterprise) and give him dictatorial control of global health policy. Gates’ obsession with vaccines seems to be fueled by a conviction to save the world with technology. Promising his share of $450 million of $1.2 billion to eradicate polio, Gates took control of India’s National Technical Advisory Group on Immunization (NTAGI), which mandated up to 50 doses (Table 1) of polio vaccines through overlapping immunization programs to children before the age of five. Indian doctors blame the Gates campaign for a devastating non-polio acute flaccid paralysis (NPAFP) epidemic that paralyzed 490,000 children beyond expected rates between 2000 and 2017. In 2017, the Indian government dialed back Gates’ vaccine regimen and asked Gates and his vaccine policies to leave India. NPAFP rates dropped precipitously. In 2017, the World Health Organization (WHO) reluctantly admitted that the global explosion in polio is predominantly vaccine strain. The most frightening epidemics in Congo, Afghanistan, and the Philippines, are all linked to vaccines. In fact, by 2018, 70% of global polio cases were vaccine strain. In 2014, the Gates Foundation funded tests of experimental HPV vaccines, developed by Glaxo Smith Kline (GSK) and Merck, on 23,000 young girls in remote Indian provinces. Approximately 1,200 suffered severe side effects, including autoimmune and fertility disorders. Seven died. Indian government investigations charged that Gates-funded researchers committed pervasive ethical violations: pressuring vulnerable village girls into the trial, bullying parents, forging consent forms, and refusing medical care to the injured girls. The case is now in the country’s Supreme Court. In 2010, the Gates Foundation funded a phase 3 trial of GSK’s experimental malaria vaccine, killing 151 African infants and causing serious adverse effects, including paralysis, seizure, and febrile convulsions, to 1,048 of the 5,949 children.

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The Man Who Rules Donald Trump By Chris Knight

     Whenever Trump does anything vaguely nationalist, his son-in-law, Jared Kushner whispers in his ear, and the plan collapses. So, who is this guy, who is the real president of the United States? I found the following comments in a mainstream media piece instructive, because it points the finger at Jared, not Trump, as being a political nihilist:
  https://archive.fo/vk3Cv#selection-853.0-885.298

“The purest embodiment of political nihilism is not Trump himself but his son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner. In his short lifetime, Kushner has been fraudulently promoted as both a meritocrat and a populist. He was born into a moneyed real-estate family the month Ronald Reagan entered the Oval Office, in 1981—a princeling of the second Gilded Age. Despite Jared’s mediocre academic record, he was admitted to Harvard after his father, Charles, pledged a $2.5 million donation to the university. Father helped son with $10 million in loans for a start in the family business, then Jared continued his elite education at the law and business schools of NYU, where his father had contributed $3 million. Jared repaid his father’s support with fierce loyalty when Charles was sentenced to two years in federal prison in 2005 for trying to resolve a family legal quarrel by entrapping his sister’s husband with a prostitute and videotaping the encounter. Jared Kushner failed as a skyscraper owner and a newspaper publisher, but he always found someone to rescue him, and his self-confidence only grew. In American Oligarchs, Andrea Bernstein describes how he adopted the outlook of a risk-taking entrepreneur, a “disruptor” of the new economy. Under the influence of his mentor Rupert Murdoch, he found ways to fuse his financial, political, and journalistic pursuits. He made conflicts of interest his business model.

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Plandemic! What Corona Conspiracy Fans, Like Me, Believe! By James Reed

     Unlike the carefully researched and ever-balanced coverage of our science-minded Brian Simpson, I am the boots and all Alex Jones type of raving conspiracy type. Well, we need balance. I believe that many of the shootings in the US, and those that we are permitted to talk about, without punishment, were false flags. And, the corona virus, well that is just a pussy cat. And, if it is not, then it is still a conspiracy, involving the pre-established harmony of balancing every government in the world, including Iran and Saudi Arabia, somehow getting them to call time out from the usual fighting, and all health care workers … look this guy has done my work for me, in stating the incredible logical implications of my world view, better than me:

“Oil rich countries wanted a barrel of oil to cost less than a New York pizza. The wealthy wanted trillions of dollars to be wiped out in financial markets. The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom faked his brush with death.
Politicians have conspired to destroy the middle class for they can run for reelection on a platform of mass death, economic collapse and the loss of individual freedom. The state governors who imposed lockdowns to create a permanent police state are already reopening their states for business less than a month later. Life is returning to normal in Wuhan where even the Chinese Communist Party isn’t enforcing a permanent lockdown. Globalists secretly wanted the airlines to go bankrupt for they could be grounded for a change. They wanted international travel to grind to a halt. They wanted the European Union and Canada to close their borders. They wanted to shutdown immigration in the United States. Globalists secretly wanted to get rid of our consumer society and to discredit globalization after decades of neoliberalism. The Deep State secretly wanted over a million Americans to be infected by the coronavirus for American leadership could be discredited on the global stage as the president of the United States recommends injecting disinfectant to the treat the virus in front of the world. China which was making a fortune off globalization wanted to bring its decades long streak of economic growth to a halt in the middle of a public relations catastrophe. SARS-CoV-2 is a bioweapon which escaped from the lab in Wuhan but fortunately it is just the flu so it really isn’t that bad. The WHO is conspiring with Bill Gates by rejecting immunity passports. The WHO is covering up the fact that the virus is “just the flu.” It failed to notify the world early enough that we were due for a normal flu season. The real threat isn’t the virus that has killed 59,000 Americans. It is a nonexistent vaccine for it. 5G is causing all the deaths from the coronavirus which is why South Korea has been devastated by 246 coronavirus deaths.”

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Have a Captain Cook at This One! By James Reed

     A new class elite compares Captain Cook to Covid-19. Wow, that is the standard line pushed at out tax payers funded universities, isn’t it?
  https://www.theaustralian.com.au/nation/politics/victorias-deputy-chief-health-officer-annaliese-van-diemen-compares-captain-james-cook-to-covid19/news-story/bb591bb1b481503d0fb052248b071e53

“The Andrews government is standing by deputy Chief Health Officer Annaliese van Diemen, amid calls for her resignation after she likened Captain Cook to COVID-19. Victorian Health Minister Jenny Mikakos said Dr van Diemen was doing an “outstanding job” protecting Victorians from the coronavirus pandemic. “Criticism from angry MPs is irrelevant to the fight against this virus,” Ms Mikakos tweeted.

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The Globalist Elites Corona-Manhattan Plan By Charles Taylor

     This is very interesting for all conspiratorial types, namely that there are a secret group who whisper in Trump’s shell-lie ear. Do they hear the sea, or just nothing at all?
  https://www.zerohedge.com/health/secret-covid-19-manhattan-project-led-billionaires-seeks-gain-trump-admins-ear
  https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-secret-group-of-scientists-and-billionaires-pushing-trump-on-a-covid-19-plan-11587998993?mod=hp_lead_pos5

“Last month Massachusetts Senator Ed Markey called for the bold and urgent launch of what he called "a Manhattan Project-type approach" to fight the coronavirus pandemic given the enormity of the health and economic impact, increasingly even harming US defense readiness. Apparently there has been such a group operating behind the scenes, but very unlike the original Manhattan Project it's a private sector initiative, funded by a tiny network of ultra-rich industry titans working closely with government contacts. Meet "the secret group of scientists and billionaires pushing Trump on a Covid-19 plan" profiled in a lengthy Wall Street Journal investigation Monday: These scientists and their backers describe their work as a lockdown-era Manhattan Project, a nod to the World War II group of scientists who helped develop the atomic bomb. This time around, the scientists are marshaling brains and money to distill unorthodox ideas gleaned from around the globe. They call themselves Scientists to Stop Covid-19, and they include chemical biologists, an immunobiologist, a neurobiologist, a chronobiologist, an oncologist, a gastroenterologist, an epidemiologist and a nuclear scientist. Of the scientists at the center of the project, biologist Michael Rosbash, a 2017 Nobel Prize winner, said, “There’s no question that I’m the least qualified.”

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What if Covid-19 Immunity Does Not Last? By Brian Simpson

     This will be a big, big, problem for the position held by Sweden, that herd immunity will arise, sooner or later. Yes, but what if it does not?
  https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/what-if-covid-19-immunity-doesnt-last-long

“the most critical unknown by far is how long do people remain immune from the virus once they contract it and recover? A number of COVID-19 patients have seen the virus mysteriously resurface after initially contracting it, leading some to question whether antibodies truly do confer permanent and complete immunity on all recovered patients. That's why the WHO has pushed back against immunity passports, much to Bill Gates' chagrin.”

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China Reparations and World War III By Chris Knight

     This should be of great significance in the future, for wars have started with less. Trump is wanting China to pay for the Wuflu, as it should:
  https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/trump-says-covid-reparations-coming-us-will-bill-china-over-160-billion-damages

“At a moment total US COVID-19 cases fast approaches one million, President Trump has again lashed out at China but this time with a very specific threat to bill the county of the devastating coronvirus' origin more that $160 billion for the 'substantial' amount for damages caused by the pandemic. Trump made the comments from the Rose Garden at the White House Monday after he was pressed by a reporter over a German newspaper report suggesting that China should be issued a $160 billion invoice for the impact on Europe's economy. The president responded he had a "much easier" idea: "We have ways of doing things a lot easier than that," Trump told the coronavirus press briefing. "Germany’s looking at things, and we’re looking at things, and we’re talking about a lot more money than Germany’s talking about." "We haven’t determined the final amount yet. It’s very substantial," Trump added, suggesting it would be significantly more than the $160 billion floated in German media. He argued that amid other failings, ultimately Beijing could have stopped the deadly disease at the source when it was first identified in Wuhan in December, though was present in November. Hinting at sanctions despite also touting a positive relationship with Chinese President Xi Jinping, Trump told the briefing further, "There are a lot of ways you can hold them accountable." "We’re doing very serious investigations, as you probably know. And we are not happy with China. We are not happy with that whole situation," he said. "Because we believe it could have been stopped at the source. It could have been stopped quickly, and it wouldn’t have spread all over the world." Meanwhile The Daily Mail reports of the original German newspaper report which triggered the exchange as follows: Last week German paper Bild calculated an 'invoice' of nearly €150billion (around $162billion) in economic damage to Germany because of the crisis. The idea of charging reparations to China is not endorsed by the German government, with Minister of Foreign Affairs Heiko Mass describing the concept as 'illusory'.”

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Internet Censorship in the Time of Corona By James Reed

     Censorship everywhere … why just a few months ago we would never have expected such measures, the equivalent of sending bad kiddies to their rooms. But, here we are, and it is only going to get worse:
  https://www.amren.com/news/2020/04/internet-speech-will-never-go-back-to-normal/

“COVID-19 has emboldened American tech platforms to emerge from their defensive crouch. Before the pandemic, they were targets of public outrage over life under their dominion. Today, the platforms are proudly collaborating with one another, and following government guidance, to censor harmful information related to the coronavirus. And they are using their prodigious data-collection capacities, in coordination with federal and state governments, to improve contact tracing, quarantine enforcement, and other health measures. As Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg recently boasted, “The world has faced pandemics before, but this time we have a new superpower: the ability to gather and share data for good.” Civil-rights groups are tolerating these measures—emergency times call for emergency measures—but are also urging a swift return to normal when the virus ebbs. We need “to make sure that, when we’ve made it past this crisis, our country isn’t transformed into a place we don’t want to live,” warns the American Civil Liberties Union’s Jay Stanley. “Any extraordinary measures used to manage a specific crisis must not become permanent fixtures in the landscape of government intrusions into daily life,” declares the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a digital-rights group. But the “extraordinary” measures we are seeing are not all that extraordinary. Powerful forces were pushing toward greater censorship and surveillance of digital networks long before the coronavirus jumped out of the wet markets in Wuhan, China, and they will continue to do so once the crisis passes. The practices that American tech platforms have undertaken during the pandemic represent not a break from prior developments, but an acceleration of them. As surprising as it may sound, digital surveillance and speech control in the United States already show many similarities to what one finds in authoritarian states such as China. Constitutional and cultural differences mean that the private sector, rather than the federal and state governments, currently takes the lead in these practices, which further values and address threats different from those in China. But the trend toward greater surveillance and speech control here, and toward the growing involvement of government, is undeniable and likely inexorable.”

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The Military’s Take on the Coronavirus By Brian Simpson

     My kid was assigned a project about Covid-19. I said, well why not start by having a look at what the military is thinking, since they usually have to get things right. Oh, but what would the old man know?
  https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-04-29/military-leaders-warn-australia-prepare-for-worse-coronavirus/12193228

“As Australia was swept by panic buying and medical shortages this year, the scenes were eerily familiar for one of the country's most senior military planners.
Key points:

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Italy, China and Covid-19 By Brian Simpson

     Here is an informative article showing why Italy has been so severely hit by Covid-19. It all has to do with Chinese migration. Well, blow me over, who would have thought that immigration could have any fault at all, being a gift of the gods?
  https://www.amren.com/features/2020/04/italy-china-and-the-coronavirus/

“For decades, a large, sometimes hostile Chinese community has worked in the Italian fashion and textile industries. Immigrants — legal and illegal — started as a cheap, “exploited” labor source that allowed high-fashion companies to slap a “Made in Italy” label on products churned out in sweatshops. Now, Chinese own many off-the-books factories, ignoring employment and safety laws, and dodging taxes. They are also carving out a competitive niche in the fashion industry, and even buying up iconic Italian companies. Was the China connection the reason the coronavirus outbreak hit Italy so hard and so early? So much immigration has been illegal — and so many Chinese factories don’t even exist on paper — that contact tracing and other disease control measures were impossible. Where did the Chinese come from? How many are there? The first Chinese migrants settled in Milan and Turin in the 1930s, with a few more trickling in over the next decades. Many were peddlers, and some opened family workshops for leather goods. In 1975, there were only 402 Chinese adults in the country, but more arrived during the early 1980s. Like earlier migrants, they came mostly from Zhejang Province in southeast China, especially the coastal city of Wenzhou. In 1986, Italy granted 1,618 residency permits to Chinese. In 1996, it granted 16,200, and in 2001, the figure was almost 69,000. The number of illegals was unknown. In 1986, 1990, 1995, 1998, and 2002, Italy passed a series of amnesties and “reforms,” and every one of them encouraged immigration. For example, in 1995, the government let illegals stay in the country if they registered with police. In 1998, a liberal government passed a law that let any public entity (including immigrant advocacy groups and NGOs) sponsor migrants. Immigrants got access to the medical system and can now bring in relatives through “family reunification schemes.”

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Bioweapon? If They Call it Fake News, You Know They have Something to Hide! By James Reed

     The good Dr Mercola, who gives us footnoted articles every day, has now been hit with the false news smear, because of the claim that Covid-19 could be an escaped bioweapon. And, he fights back with more telling information:
  https://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2020/04/28/newsguard-fake-news.aspx?cid_source=dnl&cid_medium=email&cid_content=art1HL&cid=20200428Z1&et_cid=DM521274&et_rid=860357430

“Sure, as detailed in my April 26, 2020, interview with bioweapons expert Francis Boyle, who drafted the Biological Weapons Anti-Terrorism Act of 1989, SARS-CoV-2 started out with a bat coronavirus, but scientific evidence has revealed much more about this virus, none of which NewsGuard is bothering to take into account before classifying and censoring reports as “misinformation.” Importantly, there’s compelling scientific evidence published in many prominent scientific journals showing this virus was indeed created in a lab and not zoonotically transmitted (transmitted naturally from animal to human). As explained by Boyle, SARS-CoV-2 appears to be a bat coronavirus that was modified to integrate spike proteins that allow the virus to enter human cells by attaching to ACE-2 receptors. It’s also been modified to integrate an envelope protein from HIV called GP141, which tends to impair the immune system. Additionally, Boyle strongly suspects nanotechnology was used in its creation as well, as its exceptional ability to stay airborne for long periods of time is a nanotech hallmark. NewsGuard’s arbitrary dismissal of my February 4 article as fake news is equally inappropriate even if the virus is “all natural” and zoonotically transmitted. As reported by The Daily Mail, April 11, 2020: “The laboratory at the center of scrutiny over the pandemic has been carrying out research on bats from the cave which scientists believe is the original source of the devastating outbreak. Documents obtained by The Mail on Sunday show the Wuhan Institute of Virology undertook coronavirus experiments on mammals captured more than 1,000 miles away in Yunnan — funded by a $3.7 million grant from the US government. Sequencing of the Covid-19 genome has traced it to bats found in Yunnan's caves.”

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And the Winner of the Great Corona Lottery is …Technocracy! By Brian Simpson

     Today’s lesson is the rise and rise of technocracy, control of the world by wizards and witches wielding technical knowledge. Here is a story about one technocrat who helped get the present lockdowns going, complete with flawed modelling:
  https://www.technocracy.news/imperial-college-prof-accused-of-patchy-record-of-modeling-pandemics/

“Experts have cast doubt on the work of a key scientist whose apocalyptic prediction that coronavirus could kill 500,000 Britons led Boris Johnson to decide he had to lock down the country. Professor Neil Ferguson, director of the MRC Centre for Global Infectious Disease Analysis at Imperial College, London, authored a report which forecast that terrible death toll if nothing was done to stop the spread of the disease. Even plans to slow the virus – letting around two-thirds of the population catch coronavirus to build up ‘herd immunity’ – would result in 250,000 deaths, according to Imperial’s mathematical model. Prof Ferguson’s devastating conclusion led the Prime Minister to perform a drastic U-turn a fortnight ago. Schools were closed and people told to stay at home. Last week, Prof Ferguson told MPs these measures could see the eventual death toll cut to ‘substantially less’ than 20,000. Meanwhile a paper by separate colleagues at Imperial predicted just 5,700 deaths if the lockdown continues. Now a rival academic has claimed Prof Ferguson has a patchy record of modelling epidemics, which could have led to hasty Ministerial decisions. Professor Michael Thrusfield of Edinburgh University said Prof Ferguson was previously instrumental in modelling that led to the cull of more than 6 million animals during the foot and mouth outbreak in 2001, which left rural Britain economically devastated. Then, Prof Ferguson and his Imperial colleagues concluded: ‘Extensive culling is sadly the only option for controlling the current British epidemic.’ But Prof Thrusfield, an expert in animal diseases, claimed the model made incorrect assumptions about how foot and mouth disease was transmitted and, in a 2006 review, he claimed Imperial’s foot and mouth model was ‘not fit for purpose’, while in 2011 he said it was ‘severely flawed’.’

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