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Mathew Crawford appeared on Truth Jihad Radio last February and estimated that the COVID vaccines had killed over 200,000 Americans. Tonight he responds to Ron Unz, who appeared on last week’s show discussing his survey of mortality data across the mRNA vaccinated countries. According to that data, the COVID vaccines do not seem to have killed statistically significant numbers of people. Unz points out that the introduction and use of the vaccines does not appear to correlate to increases in cardiac/stroke mortality or working-age mortality. See: “Vaxxing Deaths or COVID Deaths?” and “Obesity and the End of the Vaxxing Debate.”

Other topics include Ron Unz’s claim that COVID emerged from a US bio-attack on China and Iran, Mathew’s article on Prince Harry’s unconscious admission of psychopathy, and The Economist‘s Predictions of Pandemonium.

(Republished from Truth Jihad by permission of author or representative)
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  1. Sir_Keef says:

    There are many who are better qualified to analyse these data and they are coming to very different conclusions to those arrived at by Mr Unz

    • Replies: @Kevin Barrett
  2. cohen says:

    Pfizer CEO, unable to answer a single questions at Davos. Despite millions spent on his media training, all expenses on Pfiser books.

    • Replies: @Rubicon
  3. @Sir_Keef

    I agree that there appear to be safety signals including deaths in the VAERS data, and that the long-term benefits of the vaccines are dubious at best, especially for younger and healthier people. But Unz’s argument against the high-end estimates of deaths seems very strong. The best refutation I received basically conceded that point.

    • Agree: Deadbeat
    • Thanks: houston 1992
    • Replies: @allergic2katz
  4. There are so many dammies out there. Jab was like a tribal badge.

    How to tell who is sheep, who is free.

    • Replies: @Deadbeat
  5. dimples says:

    Kudos for Kevin for finally having the courage to disagree with his master the great Unz! For those interested in the early HCQ suppression story Mathew Crawford has some really good earlier articles on this subject on his substack. Unfortunately the Substack platform is very rudimentary when attempting to search and locate older articles, or maybe I have not worked out how to do it properly yet. Each search gives different results etc etc.

    • Agree: Not Important
    • Replies: @dimples
  6. The CDC and FDA very recently admitted there was a connection between the jab and strokes in people over 65. Of course, they still recommend everyone should get the jab anyway. Makes sense.

  7. Deadbeat says:
    @Priss Factor

    There are so many dammies out there. Jab was like a tribal badge.

    I agree with the statement overall but what I now find “ghoulish” are these predictions of “billions” of deaths from the jab. In fact, Ed Dowd is betting on this by shorting insurance companies. You have people like Sherri Tenpenny going around telling people that even if they took one jab, they’ve shortened their lives. They are spreading such rhetoric as to the “shedding” or transmissions of spike proteins that it is creating fear and loathing of the jabbed among the unjabbed. I’m glad to a certain point that Ron Unz is challenging these contentions.

  8. Waking Up with Sam Harris – If Grandma Had Balls, She’d Be Grandpa

  9. lloyd says: • Website

    On checking New Zealand mortality figures, I had always been scratching my head that mortality rose in 2019 by around two thousand excess deaths. 2019 was the year of Christchurch shooting and White Island volcanic eruption. They combined were around a hundred deaths. That leaves nineteen hundred unexplained except as “a virulent flu season”. The excess deaths in 2019 was not noticed that year by the Kiwis and apparently ignored by the media. The mortality rate prior to 2019 had been flat lining for some years. That in a population of five million. Mathew Crawford mentioned that in 2019, unexplained mortality illness surged in Hawaii and New Zealand, as island outliers. In 2019, I returned to China from New Zealand. I developed in this New Zealand visit a non contagious cough that put me in hospital in China. It was characterised by an apparent non fever but unproductive cough. That might explain why I have not got Covid since its outbreak despite my stepson getting it. The healthiest population in New Zealand now appear to be the unvaccinated.

    • Replies: @QCIC
  10. gnbRC says:

    The more I read on this specific subject (i.e., whether a ‘statistically significant’ of people were injured or died due to the vaccine), the more I think it’s a misdirection. Certainly, when one looks at the number of U.S. casualties due to the COVID vaccines, compared to other countries, it seems to be excessive – leading one to consider what is different in the U.S. compared to elsewhere.

    1. If one looks specifically at Moderna, then Whitney Webb at UnlimitedHangout posted an essay pointing a possible motive for the lack of concern about casualties (i.e., Moderna: A Company in Need of a Hail Mary), which points to money as the motivating factor for the excessive casualties in the U.S. But it’s not just Moderna (B&M Gates Foundation supported), but also Pfizer (Rockefeller supported), Sanofi (Rothschild supported), and many others involved. So, it seems that a ‘sycophantic money-related’ feeding frenzy occurred based on funds made available by some overarching entity, an entity perhaps in the business of ‘dispassionate, indiscriminate killing and maiming’, who has access to the U.S. mainland population for ‘testing’ purposes.

    2. But Whitney Webb posted another essay entitled RNA for Moderna’s Omicron Booster Maufactured by CIA-Linked Company (also at UnlimitedHangout), which (rightly, or wrongly) points a finger at DARPA, US Military, and the CIA as the fundamental backers of the COVID pandemic ‘operation’. Deep pockets, motive to maintain the hegemony of the U.S. dollar, international color revolutions, drug trade, biolabs in Ukraine, Ukraine war materiel supply, etc. So, the COVID operation can’t end – for various reasons.

    3. Which is also the reason Mr. Fauci dared Rand Paul to investigate him (even though it’s pretty obvious Rand Paul was only posturing for election campaign funds). So, there was a lot of power behind Fauci (“the untouchable”).

    4. Keep in mind that US Military is working toward a ‘Full Spectrum’ war making capability. They could easily be in the process of feeding inputs into a massive AI computer, which would involve population actions and control under various circumstances as one factor.

    So, someone would have to clarify what is meant by ‘statistically significant’ COVID casualties, because in terms of the general population medical establishment it would be high, but for a large military/intelligence organization it would be considered only minor collateral damage (of ‘soft targets’).

  11. Mark G. says:

    I never thought predictions of a mass die off from the vaccines were likely to happen. I always thought this was mainly about Big Pharma increasing profits by getting the government to enforce mandatory mass vaccinations and the use of expensive patented drugs like Remdesivir while blocking competition from early treatment programs involving the use of cheaper patented drugs and expired patent drugs like Ivermectin or HCQ.

    Accepting this requires an understanding of the subject of regulatory capture and how government agencies are influenced by the industries they are supposed to be regulating. It also requires an understanding that when Pfizer donated more money to Biden in 2020 than any other politician, they were not doing it for altruistic reasons. Special interests have a lot to gain by getting the government to implement policies favoring them while average people are busy living their lives and don’t have as much to gain by working to stop any one particular special interest. This leads to the steady growth of government followed by economic decline, which is exactly what is happening in this country right now.

  12. anonymous[220] • Disclaimer says:

    20% of airline pilots are showing heart problems, but they have changed the guidelines now so that these people aren’t grounded and are still flying planes. 17% of vaxed high-schoolers have had heart symptoms. ‘It looks like the vax gave 50 million Americans heart damage,” says Steve Kirsch.

    People used to collapse all the time in public, don’t you all remember? – 76 second video collage of multiple on-camera collapses of vaxed people

  13. Anonymous[250] • Disclaimer says:

    Unz’s point is kind of a straw man, like saying Bush didn’t use holographic directed energy lasers on 911. The depopulation arguments never had empirical support. The only way this vaccine could move the demographic needle is if reproductive system damage were persistent – that would be a momentous, if gradual, effect.

    The most complete, coherent, and consistent explanation of this crime is Dr. Barrett’s own: US medical experimentation under ulterior constraint and coercion to test a platform for serial production of bannned biological weapons with turnkey antidotes.

    SARS2 is the IOC. The banned biological weapon was indiscriminate enough to harm the US more than its targets. The antidote was ineffective and poisonous. So like most US defense procurements, the system is crap.

    But that’s OK – CIA just wanted to see what would happen. The sole-source contracts are compartmented and cost-plus, so ka-CHING! Discreet research into vaccine deaths will suggest many new illegal weapons. EOC is sitting in the freezer at Dugway: pneumonic variolabola-leprosy-Lesch-Nyhans-rabies-elephantiasis mumps. It’s good enough for government work, a doomsday weapon with no tactical or strategic utility but some deterrence value. It failed to deter this world war that CIA is losing, but maybe next time!

    • Agree: Kevin Barrett
    • Replies: @anon
  14. @Kevin Barrett

    But Unz’s argument against the high-end estimates of deaths seems very strong.

    Why is Ronnie so concerned with arguing against the “high-end estimates of deaths” (as if that somehow proves that the “anti-vaxxers” are wrong in general), especially given his naive and credulous acceptance of the even more dubious high-end estimates of Covid deaths?

  15. Well well, looked here, Dr Wen, that macbethian witch, just recently admitted on the idiot box that covid deaths were 90% fake news !

    Infectious Disease Society of America Robin Dretler said” many are incidentally positive, but it was imprecise reporting, no bad intent at all.”

    Certainly not about the Medicare scam kicking back 20% more $ than usual for covid cause of death certs, via the Cares Act passed in early 2020, great timing btw.

    Will they pay the taxpayers back?

    Shira Dono says 30% and counting for Massachusetts were bs too, Via Tufts Medical Centre.

    Recall in 2020 Scientific America and Medscape, to mention just two, and 2021 US Surgeon General Jerome Adams, said as if reading from scriptures, “No doubting CDC, no reason to!”

    Adams even said this on Tapper the flappers show, this exact quote.

    Recall also the boil and Bubble Witch Wen said;

    “Unvaxxed should be treated like DUI serial offenders, not allowed to go out at all.”

    That was on Fredo Cuomo’s show!

    But why oh why all these slow admissions of the scamdemic now??

    Including that Ron’s vaxx was useless, and was unnecessary?

    That explanation comes from the famous Erving Goffmans 1952 article entitled
    “ Cooling the Mark Off” which exposed the con mans practice of helping victims of the con adapt to their losses.

    I quote:

    After the blowoff( con) has occurred, one of the operators stays with the mark( person conned) and makes the efforts to keep the anger of the mark within manageable and sensible proportions.

    The operator stays behind his teammates, in the capacity of what might be called a “Cooler”, and exercises upon the mark the art of consolation.

    An attempt is made to define the situation for the mark, in a way that makes it easy for the the mark to accept the inevitable, and quietly go home!

    The mark is given instruction in the philosophy of taking a Loss, and subsequently what has happened stays out of the newspaper”

    Ron is the best Cooler there is!

    My deja vue recalled The Sting, a great movie with Newman and Redford, great viewing this weekend.

    I will share with my kids and the Minister of Finance in my house, and see if the lights come ON!


    Ps it’s called tv PROGRAMING for a reason! Right in our faces😊

  16. anon[194] • Disclaimer says:

    what does IOC mean?

    early on, Unz said participants on UnzForum should use proper grammar.
    used to be, proper usage required identifying acronyms.

    • Agree: G wiltek
  17. G wiltek says:

    Look at EURO MOMO’s latest figures of excess mortality in Europe.
    And their panic in trying to explain. Basically calling their own work faulty!

    Big sponsor of SSI (Statens Serum Institut, the Danish state institution behind the work)?

    Bill Gates.

  18. QCIC says:

    The video of the shooting was blatantly fake. Why reference this?

  19. Anonymous[261] • Disclaimer says:

    anon is right re 13. IOC, Initial Operational Capability. EOC, Extended Operational Capability. (FOC, Final Operational Capability.) Dr. Barrett’s point is, COVID is a US defense procurement and the pandemic is its acceptance test – illegal in universal jurisdiction law, but routine and official. You are the proving ground. The guinea pig. The prisoner under test.

  20. I’m sure there’s great info in these interviews with Crawford and McCullough, and I thank you for doing them Mr. Barrett.

    But it’s almost 2 hours of listening. With regard to their differences with Unz on excess mortality and the gene jabs, condensed presentation of the key info and arguments is needed.

    • Replies: @Kevin Barrett
  21. @Rumpelstiltskin

    That’s a good point. I suppose it might be worth transcribing the interviews so people can zoom in on the relevant arguments. Meanwhile I understand that Ron Unz will be responding to these arguments (after listening to the interviews) so his paraphrase of their arguments, and his responses, may be helpful.

  22. JPS says:

    Ron is in total denial of the obvious fact that the frequency of these vax-associated problems is through the roof. Statistics can be fudged. Personal experience cannot be. A close relative rushed to the hospital because of heart problems in his mid-30s, your favorite singer receiving treatment for breast cancer, a young mother you know (of a fairly small circle) also having breast cancer. No amount of statistical manipulation can lead a sane person to believe it merely is “coincidental” with a mass panic caused by supposed over-reporting of “normal” heart problems and cancer diagnoses. So many people report experiencing an intensely negative reaction to the vax. Of course the brainwashed boomer believes that this is just the vaccine “working.”

    That Ron does not concede the vaccine was rushed in development, is NOT a normal vaccine, is as suspicious in its provenance as counterfeit currency, while at the same time claiming there is no doubt covid is a bioweapon, shows either one of two things. 1) He is deliberately obfuscating the truth. 2) He is in complete denial about the true nature of these “miracle” vaccines the Jews have promoted to be universally injected into the gentiles. Since there were “good” vaccines in the past, (in his mind), vaccines (even new untested ones that have to be kept at ultra-cold temperatures because they are novel treatments) are safe. It is a position without real evidence. The vax was never proven safe. It wasn’t possible to be proven safe in the time given for its development. Yet Ron is confident that it must be. A sentiment and position devoid of foundation.

    • Replies: @Kevin Barrett
  23. @JPS

    You are misrepresenting Ron’s position. Ron does concede the vaccine was rushed in development, is not a normal vaccine, etc. And he hasn’t taken a position on vaccine injuries. Just vaccine deaths. And he isn’t denying that there have been thousands of deaths. He’s just arguing that the number of deaths doesn’t seem to have been large enough to create a clear signal in the global mortality statistics. That means that the estimates of hundreds of thousands of US deaths, based on multiplying the VAERS numbers by an arbitrary hypothetical underreporting factor, are very likely wrong…which is good news.

    But it hasn’t convinced me to get vaxxed, or to wish I had been vaxxed. Between the injuries, the underperforming and quickly waning efficacy, the failure to slow transmission, the questions about long-term harmful effects, and the apparent immune system damage (the more shots you’ve had, the more likely you are to get COVID) I am very glad my family and I chose to be part of the control group.

    • Replies: @roonaldo
  24. Republic says:

    Interestig thread about how Israel is turning into Pfizer’s lab

    • Replies: @mulga mumblebrain
  25. roonaldo says:
    @Kevin Barrett

    You say that the high death estimates using VAERS and “an arbitrary hypothetical underreporting factor, are very likely wrong…,” as if they are just making up some multiplication factor out of thin air.

    Can you be more specific? Do you mean Abner Findelsnarker in Menominee Wisconsin, or, say, Dr. Jessica Rose, who has a Masters in Immunology, PhD in Computational Biology, extensive post graduate work and degrees in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry?

    You think Mr. Unz’s simplistic use of gross statistical data is very compelling. Better evaluations of far more specific data are not hard to find. He is extremely suspicious of VAERS data, and doesn’t mention V-safe, Eudravigilance, Yellowcard, nor the original DMED data. I don’t think he has even mentioned Pfizer’s monitoring figure of 1223 fatalities in the first 90 days after vaccine rollout. Bear in mind that VAERS and other monitoring schemes are meant to act largely as early warning systems. Had they been used as intended by honest agencies, an abrupt halt to vaccinations would have occurred.

    Jessica Rose wrote a report of how she evaluated VAERS data. It is plainly worded and based on sound reasoning, straightforward concepts, and logical estimation. She is certainly not arbitrarily pulling numbers out of her bonnet. I think you’d find her report interesting.

  26. @Republic

    Now, what are the chances that a Jew like Bourla would allow Israelis to become lab rats for experimentation? The Palestinians-of course. Mizrahi Jews, perhaps in the early days as with the ‘X-rays for ringworm’ atrocity, but not today. So, my bet is that Israelis received placebos, or injections without the killer mRNA.

    • Replies: @CJ
  27. Rubicon says:

    All this endless “talk” about The VAX is “for nought.” Not even ONE medical specialist, or wealthy person, aka Robert Kennedy, Jr. has ever dared to arrive at the conclusion that:

    “Covid” was perpetrated by the US Financial Hegemon & by extension, EU, UK Banks/Financiers who perpetrated this whole thing because the US Financial House, is beginning to fail. And one way to shroud that in secrecy was to use “Covid” as an excuse for their cover-up.

    Nonetheless, the good news is – there are many very skeptical West Europeans, such as Professor Veghi at Cardiff College in the UK, who, rightly concluded, “Covid” was a cover-up for the Financial House in the US, that was having serious financial problems. A growing issue we are now seeing most everyday.

    No time for “blame games.” Direct your attentions to the difficulties within Capitalism and remain so today.

  28. CJ says:
    @mulga mumblebrain

    To a remarkable degree, people can get to believing their own bullshit. There are a lot of accounts of vaccine injuries in Israel. Exhibit A:

    Exhibit B:

    And something to ponder … our own corrupt incompetent ruling cabal has, through the mass “vaccination” project, managed to kill or injure a disproportionate number of their own supporters. The compliant suffer and die from the shots. Irascible skeptical regime opponents do not. I don’t understand how this helps the rulers’ cause. Not snarking here, I truly just don’t understand it.

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