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There comes a point in the introduction of every new official narrative when people no longer remember how it started. Or, rather, they remember how it started, but not the propaganda that started it. Or, rather, they remember all that (or are able to, if you press them on it), but it doesn’t make any difference anymore, because the official narrative has supplanted reality.

You’ll remember this point from the War on Terror, and specifically the occupation of Iraq. By the latter half of 2004, most Westerners had completely forgotten the propaganda that launched the invasion, and thus regarded the Iraqi resistance as “terrorists,” despite the fact that the United States had invaded and was occupying their country for no legitimate reason whatsoever. By that time, it was abundantly clear that there were no “weapons of mass destruction,” and that the U.S.A. had invaded a nation that had not attacked it, and posed no threat to it, and so was perpetrating a textbook war of aggression.

These facts did not matter, not in the slightest. By that time, Westerners were totally immersed in the official War on Terror narrative, which had superseded objective reality. Herd mentality had taken over. It’s difficult to describe how this works; it’s a state of functional dissociation. It wasn’t that people didn’t know the facts, or that they didn’t understand the facts. They knew the Iraqis weren’t “terrorists.” At the same time, they knew they were definitely “terrorists,” despite the fact that they knew that they weren’t. They knew there were no WMDs, that there had never been any WMDs, and still they were certain there were WMDs, which would be found, although they clearly did not exist.

The same thing happened in Nazi Germany. The majority of the German people were never fanatical anti-Semites like the hardcore N.S.D.A.P. members. If they had been, there would have been no need for Goebbels and his monstrous propaganda machine. No, the Germans during the Nazi period, like the Americans during the War on Terror, knew that their victims posed no threat to them, and at the same time they believed exactly the opposite, and thus did not protest as their neighbors were hauled out of their homes and sent off to death camps, camps which, in their dissociative state, simultaneously did and did not exist.

What I’m describing probably sounds like psychosis, but, technically speaking, it isn’t … not quite. It is not an absolute break from reality. People functioning in this state know that what they believe is not real. Nonetheless, they are forced to believe it (and do, actually, literally, believe it, as impossible as I know that sounds), because the consequences of not believing it are even more frightening than the cognitive dissonance of believing a narrative they know is a fiction. Disbelieving the official narrative means excommunication from “normality,” the loss of friends, income, status, and in many cases far worse punishments. Herd animals, in a state of panic, instinctively run towards the center of the herd. Separation from the herd makes them easy prey for pursuing predators. It is the same primal instinct operating here.

It is the goal of every official narrative to generate this type of herd mentality, not in order to deceive or dupe the public, but, rather, to confuse and terrorize them to the point where they revert to their primal instincts, and are being driven purely by existential fear, and facts and truth no longer matter. Once an official narrative reaches this point, it is unassailable by facts and reason. It no longer needs facts to justify it. It justifies itself with its own existence. Reason cannot penetrate it. Arguing with its adherents is pointless. They know it is irrational. They simply do not care.

We are reaching this point with the coronavirus narrative. It is possible that we have already reached it. Despite the fact that what we are dealing with is a virus that, yes, is clearly deadly to the old and those with medical conditions, but that is just as clearly not a deadly threat to the majority of the human species, people are cowering inside their homes as if the Zombie Apocalpyse had finally begun. Many appear to believe that this virus is some sort of Alien-Terrorist Death Flu (or weaponized Virus of Mass Destruction) that will kill you the second you breathe it in.

This is not surprising at all, because, according to the official narrative, its destructive powers are nearly unlimited. Not only will it obliterate your lungs, and liquidate all your other major organs, and kill you with blood clots, and intestinal damage, now it causes “sudden strokes in young adults,” and possibly spontaneous prostate cancer, and God knows what other medical horrors!

According to all the “scientists” and “medical experts” (i.e., those that conform to the official narrative, not all the other scientists and medical experts), it is unlike any other virus that has ever existed in the history of viruses. It certainly doesn’t follow the typical pattern of spreading extensively for a limited period, and then rapidly dying down on its own, regardless of what measures are taken to thwart it, as this Israeli study would seem to indicate.

Also, “we have no immunity against it,” which is why we all have to remain “locked down” like unruly inmates in a penitentiary until a vaccine can be concocted and forced onto every living person on earth. Apparently, this mandatory wonder vaccine will magically render us immune to this virus against which we have no immunity (and are totally unable to develop immunity), which immunity will be certified on our mandatory “immunity papers,” which we will need to travel, get a job, send our kids to school, and, you know, to show the police when they stop us on the street because we look like maybe we might be “infected.”

Germany (where I live) is way out in front of this. According to the Süddeutsche Zeitung, the federal government plans to introduce a coronavirus “immunity card” as part of its “Infection Protection Law,” which will grant the authorities the power to round up anyone “suspected to be contagious” and force them into … uh … “quarantine,” and “forbid them from entering certain public places.” The Malaysian authorities have dispensed with such niceties, and are arresting migrant workers and refugees in so-called “Covid-19 red zones” and marching them off to God knows where.

Oh, yeah, and I almost forgot … the germ and chemical warfare researchers at DARPA (i.e., the U.S. military’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) have developed some new type of fancy blood test that will identify “asymptomatic carriers” (i.e., people who display no symptoms whatsoever). So that will probably come in handy … especially if the “white supremacists,” “Red-Brown extremists,” and “conspiracy theorists” keep protesting the lockdown with their wives and kids!

And these are just the latest additions to a list of rather dystopian examples of the “brave new normal” official narrative that GloboCap is rolling out, right before our very eyes (which the OffGuardian editors have streamlined here and here, and which continues on Twitter). It’s all right there in black and white. They aren’t hiding the totalitarianism … they don’t have to. Because people are begging for it. They are demanding to be “locked down” inside their homes, forced to wear masks, and stand two meters apart, for reasons that most of them no longer remember.

Plastic barriers are going up everywhere. Arrows on the floor show you which way to walk. Boxes show you where to stand. Paranoid Blockwarts are putting up signs threatening anyone not wearing a mask. Hysterical little fascist creeps are reporting their neighbors to the police for letting their children play with other children. Millions of people are voluntarily downloading “contact tracing applications” so that governments and global corporations can monitor their every movement. In Spain, they bleached an entire beach, killing everything, down to the insects, in order to protect the public from “infection.” The Internet has become an Orwellian chorus of shrieking, sanctimonious voices bullying everyone into conformity with charts, graphs, and desperate guilt-trips, few of which have much connection to reality. Corporations and governments are censoring dissent. We’re approaching a level of manufactured mass hysteria and herd mentality that not even Goebbels could have imagined.

Meanwhile, they’re striking the mostly empty “field hospitals,” and the theatrical “hospital ship” is now gone, and despite their attempts to inflate the Covid-19 death count as much as humanly possible, the projected hundreds of millions of deaths have not materialized (not even close), and Sweden is fine, as is most of humanity, and … just like there were no WMDs, there is no Virus of Mass Destruction.

What there is, is a new official narrative, the brave new, paranoid, pathologized “normal.” Like the War on Terror, it’s a global narrative. A global, post-ideological narrative. It’s just getting started, so it isn’t yet clear how totalitarian this show will get, but, given the nature of the pilot episode, I am kind of dreading the rest of the series.

C. J. Hopkins is an award-winning American playwright, novelist and political satirist based in Berlin. His plays are published by Bloomsbury Publishing and Broadway Play Publishing, Inc. His dystopian novel, Zone 23, is published by Snoggsworthy, Swaine & Cormorant. Volume I of his Consent Factory Essays is published by Consent Factory Publishing, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Amalgamated Content, Inc. He can be reached at cjhopkins.com or consentfactory.org.

 
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  1. Will you be one of the fortunate few who escape the Holocough?

    Will you be a Holocough Survivor?

    The New York Times will want to tell your story.

    Hollywood will want to immortalize you. Spielberg may even want to direct!

    Best of all, think of the grand time you will have in the future taking the grandkids to your local Holocough Museum.

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  3. There comes a point in the introduction of every new official narrative when people no longer remember how it started.

    Speaking of which:

    knew there were no WMDs, that there had never been any WMDs, and still they were certain there were WMDs,

    Interesting how that bit of dogma was miraculously slipped down the gullet of the average American hog-brain. Who said Iraq, a country, may not have weapons suitable for defense, same as others? The UN! And, according to sacred US “conservatives”, what organization must never be allowed to stay in their country, much less heeded? Uh…

    Count how many people asked on what grounds we were to accept the premise that Iraq be not allowed good weapons. The answer, ultimately, was yellow cake and babies tossed mercilessly from incubators.

    We are living in repeated times. Lunacy is once again in fashion.

    • Agree: Adam Smith
    • Replies: @selkie
  4. anon[230] • Disclaimer says:

    Thanks once again CJ! You are the only columnist here that has maintained their sanity and has shown to be propaganda immune throughout. And thank you Robert Unz for allowing banned from CounterPunch CJ to post here.

    • Agree: Delta G
  5. Thank you Mr. Hopkins for another wonderful article…

    The masks, the arrows on the floor, the barriers at the door monitored by masked employees, the charade, it’s all so surreal. It’s like the airport security theater has come to our sleep little mountain town as some weird religious ritual. At least they’re not patting us down at the door… yet.

    A couple weeks ago my wife said that maybe we should order some disposable masks.
    Naturally I asked, “Why”?

    “So you can wear one when you go to the store”, she replied. To which I answered…

    “But I would feel like a total retard wearing a disposable mask to the store.”

    So she said… “Oh, ok then, no need to order any.” And we didn’t.

    Last week she finally got out of the house to run some errands with me. First we went to the feed store to get 10 lbs of Kentucky 31 and some rattle can spray paint. Everything there was normal. No masks, gloves or panicfest theater. Off to the bank… She had a few small checks to deposit… We went to the drive through window, all normal… No masks, no gloves, just a friendly, helpful girl behind the window… “Have a nice day” she said. And we were on our way.

    Then we went to walmart. At first she said… “I’ll wait in the car.” But with minimal coaxing, (I think I said something like “You should see what’s going on in there…”) she came inside with me.

    Barriers at the door, orange flagging tape, all the employees obeying the edict to wear home made masks and bandanas, some of which looked pretty ratty. Half the customers dutifully wearing their masks to protect them from our phantasmic unseen enemy. She did pretty well with all the strangeness. She had not been to walmart in about 5 or 6 weeks. Last time she was there things were still normal, except for the lack of toilet paper, lysol and isopropyl alcohol. She had not seen shelves emptied of flour, pasta, milk, etc… By the time we got to the checkout with the newly install plexiglass, she started feeling a little claustrophobic.

    Later that night she told me that she really regretted going inside the walmart. She said she hated seeing the bizarre mindfuck taking place. She told me about how she noticed all the people with masks were constantly messing with them, adjusting them and what not, with their dirty hands, and about how most the people with masks were not even wearing them properly. She noticed how a large portion of the masks looked really shoddy and dirty. She said that she thinks the masks were doing more harm than good. She expects that the mask wearers will soon have trouble with face acne and rashes caused by the masks as it is all so unhygienic. She also noticed how completely useless the plexiglass by the cashier was. It’s all for show.

    While I’m glad she saw what’s going on with her own eyes, I’ll be doing the shopping without her until things go back to normal. No need to have her feeling uneasy because of all this irrational perversity.

    The hysterical little fascist creeps begging for totalitarianism probably love it.(?)
    And they probably expect me to be punished for non-compliance.(?)

    I hope all this nonsense ends soon.

    It’s getting really old.

    • Agree: Delta G, St-Germain
    • Replies: @schnellandine
    , @Delta G
  6. Mr. Anon says:

    This is not surprising at all, because, according to the official narrative, its destructive powers are nearly unlimited. Not only will it obliterate your lungs, and liquidate all your other major organs, and kill you with blood clots, and intestinal damage, now it causes “sudden strokes in young adults,” and possibly spontaneous prostate cancer, and God knows what other medical horrors!

    I find the sudden profusion of new symptoms and disease pathology rather odd, suspicious even. This thing was raging in Italy and Spain for a month before it picked up here. And in all that time, nobody mentioned blood-clotting and stroke.

    Anybody remember this guy:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Bloom

    An American journalist who died during the invasion of Iraq – he died of DVT after having been living in cramped military vehicles for a couple of weeks (and probably also getting dehydrated).

    A lot of people don’t get regular exercise. Perhaps the only real physical activity they get on a regular basis is going to work. Now, being idled by the lockdown, they’ve been sitting at home for the last six weeks or more, eating and drinking more than normal. Any chance this is contributing to the mortality?

    By the way, nice article Mr. Hopkins. Yours is a welcome – and increasingly rare – voice of sanity.

  7. @Adam Smith

    Your observation nearly identical to mine. Traveling only 10 miles from rural to semi-suburban is now as if crossing a national border.

    I’m curious what part of the Walmart dystopia is local indoctrination, and which part the type of person who worships Walmart. While I followed, nearly without fault, their stupidly counter-effective aisle arrows, I cheered silently each person I passed who hadn’t.

    Still, I keep a mask pocketed in case not wearing one causes a snit problem not in line with my action calendar.

    • Replies: @Adam Smith
  8. Here’s a good quote I saw on SOTT today:

    ” Briefly stated, the Gell-Mann Amnesia effect is as follows. You open the newspaper to an article on some subject you know well… You read the article and see the journalist has absolutely no understanding of either the facts or the issues. Often, the article is so wrong it actually presents the story backward—reversing cause and effect…

    In any case, you read with exasperation or amusement the multiple errors in a story, and then turn the page to national or international affairs, and read as if the rest of the newspaper was somehow more accurate about Palestine than the baloney you just read. You turn the page, and forget what you know.”

    – Michael Crichton

    • Replies: @schnellandine
  9. I am so sick of this asshole with the two letters for a name who thinks he’s funny but isn’t.

    “The Great Wall Street Heist of 2020” (Kishore). I note that this is almost unique in describing the largest theft in world history, as the ‘conspiracy theorists’ are apparently too busy in calculating infection rates.

    • Disagree: Delta G
    • Troll: JasonT
    • Replies: @Denis
  10. You fucking kraut cretin. This is standard psyop. Calling your opponent what you are.

    The “official narrative” is not, repeat not, that the coronavirus is dangerous. It is “Chinadiditit’sjustthefluopenerbackupagain.”

    The people who know the truth about the disease are the embattled outsiders. It’s the “conspiracy theorists” who are doing our owners’ bidding.”

    And notice how people like you you fucking kraut cretin, never mention the trillion they gave to Wall Street, while all the time saying it’s just the flu.

    Nooooope. It’s all about infection rates and who is at risk etc.

    • Troll: JasonT
    • Replies: @anon
  11. Mass Destruction

    What mass destruction might look like.
    West Virginia: 40 ÷ 1,792,147 = 00.002%

  12. Delta G says:
    @Adam Smith

    Fuck me Pink!! That is what my friend and Colleague at the NIH used to say. His father was part of the British Reps at the UN at the time, early 1980’s. He could have been the Beetle’s Paul’s twin brother. Really nice guy and yes the women chased him like bees to honey…

    And yes, Fuck me Pink is most certainly what one can say today. I am sorry my wife and probably many women are not built for this kind of psychoshit or clusterfuck or mindfuck that is currently on full tilt boogie mode. She will not go in the stores and bought some masks but I don’t like to look like a clown wearing one. Women generally are more prone to paranoia and that of course is what FEAR tactics are all about.

    Here is New Mexico it is bizarre cubed. Gallup was blocked off by the State Police under order from the Governor using a NM Riot Control Act. She(the Governor) is 1 dum fuk on her best day.

    The scary thing is that what politician willfully commits public political suicide? There seem to be many from my former party (Democrat) that are not just drinking the cool aide but running it up without cutting it first. Who the fuck are these creatures and where did they come from?

    Great article by CJ and becoming more rare at this site. I think rational describes it best.

    • Agree: Adam Smith
    • Replies: @Adam Smith
    , @Dave Bowman
  13. @schnellandine

    The arrows on the floor were new this week. We didn’t even notice them for the first few isles.

    Evidently most customers never noticed them either or thought of them as merely a suggestion, which of course they are. I didn’t see any enforcement of the magic sticker arrows.

    I’m curious how much of the Walmart dystopia is induced by television indoctrination and how much is corporate mandate.

    I live in a mostly rural little mountain town. I have not gone shopping closer to the city for about 5 weeks since I stocked up at the liquor store. (No liquor stores in my county. Wine and beer only.)

    I read the other day that Costco is now requiring face masks to enter their stores nationwide.

    Looks like I won’t be shopping at Costco until that commandment is rescinded.

  14. @Twodees Partain

    Best education regarding newspapers is being interviewed by one then reading them “quoting” you.

    • Replies: @Twodees Partain
  15. @Delta G

    Who the fuck are these creatures and where did they come from?

    More importantly, when can we send them back to where they came from?
    Have we always been surrounded by so many abject cowards?

    The media has cranked the mindfuck and fear knobs up to 11.
    This is a media and “government” induced mass hysteria.
    They should be held accountable for this nonsense.

    Unfortunately, women are not the only ones who have surrendered their senses to this madness.

    Fuck Me Pink! Indeed.

    • Replies: @Dave Bowman
  16. @Mr. Anon

    I suspect that the added symptoms are because of the inclusion of other causes of death in the corona death numbers. At first, TB deaths were claimed to be corona deaths, then deaths from coronary disease, then, in the US, the CDC instructs doctors to list nearly any death as due to corona that the doctor might suspect of being corona related.

    If it keeps up, symptoms such as compound fractures, exsangunation, pneumothorax and other injuries will be added as car crash victims are listed as having died from corona.

  17. anon[161] • Disclaimer says:
    @obwandiyag

    The “official narrative” is not, repeat not, that the coronavirus is dangerous. It is “Chinadiditit’sjustthefluopenerbackupagain.”

    Sad how many are proving to be knee-jerk deniers. But C.J. ceased to be amusing some time ago. Throw him in the bin with Whitney (and Webb) et al, alas.

    Martin Jacques, “The proof of the pudding is in the eating,” debunks the Chinadititters –

    • Replies: @obwandiyag
  18. TG says:

    “It is the goal of every official narrative to generate this type of herd mentality, not in order to deceive or dupe the public, but, rather, to confuse and terrorize them to the point where they revert to their primal instincts, and are being driven purely by existential fear, and facts and truth no longer matter. Once an official narrative reaches this point, it is unassailable by facts and reason.”

    Kudos for this statement! Well said!

  19. “Virus of Mass Destruction” — Love it, CJ!

    Oh, yeah, and I almost forgot … the germ and chemical warfare researchers at DARPA (i.e., the U.S. military’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) have developed some new type of fancy blood test that will identify “asymptomatic carriers” (i.e., people who display no symptoms whatsoever). So that will probably come in handy … especially if the “white supremacists,” “Red-Brown extremists,” and “conspiracy theorists” keep protesting the lockdown with their wives and kids!

    This is why Neo-nazis and left-wing ‘radicals’ who are using the official plague-narrative in order to push their pet-projects (like closing the border or Medicare4all) are being so stupid: in the end, they’re not going to get what they want, because The Man is only going to use the narrative to persecute them.

    Fools …

  20. Jake says:

    CJ Hopkins is a treasure. More entertainingly than anyone else, he nails the insanity that is the new normal under the propagandist mastery of the Global New World Order of Neo-Liberal Corporatism that is administered of, by, and for the sacred class of Billionaires, who wreck middle classes and move millions upon millions of people across continents and oceans for the good of both the sacred Environment and the poor.

    Surely God created the world for us to evolve into this paradise provided to us by the generous, peaceful Anglo-Zionist Empire.

  21. @anon

    Yeah, and these chumps would have you believe that this guy is the voice of the official narrative, rather than Trump and the southern governors. The insufferable chumps.

    • Troll: JasonT
  22. @Mr. Anon

    A lot of people don’t get regular exercise. Perhaps the only real physical activity they get on a regular basis is going to work. Now, being idled by the lockdown, they’ve been sitting at home for the last six weeks or more, eating and drinking more than normal.

    Very true. Perhaps much worse, while doing all that boozing and comfort eating, they’re also parked in front of the telescreen nearly every waking hour, marinating in the very finest of Fear Sauce. I’m surprised it isn’t even worse than it is.

    God Almighty, what a bunch of cowardly dunces we are.

  23. onebornfree says: • Website

    “What I’m describing probably sounds like psychosis, but, technically speaking, it isn’t … not quite. It is not an absolute break from reality. People functioning in this state know that what they believe is not real. Nonetheless, they are forced to believe it (and do, actually, literally, believe it, as impossible as I know that sounds), because the consequences of not believing it are even more frightening than the cognitive dissonance of believing a narrative they know is a fiction. ”

    What you’re describing , basically, is Orwell’s 1984 “doublethink”, I believe:

    “Doublethink is a process of indoctrination whereby the subject is expected to accept as true that which is clearly false, or to simultaneously accept two mutually contradictory beliefs as correct, often in contravention to one’s own memories or sense of reality.”
    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doublethink

    Regards, onebornfree

    • Replies: @Dave Bowman
  24. anon[230] • Disclaimer says:

    Like CJ,
    Bill Maher gets it right

  25. @anon

    But wouldn’t it be great if Maher got Corona and died? Just because I agree with him on this (sort of ) doesn’t mean I want to hear him and his fucking dipshit new rules.

    • Agree: Jim Christian
    • Replies: @Jim Christian
  26. BDBinc says: • Website

    Absolutely.But you must not be in fear  for that is what they want you to feel.

    Operation ” COVID19″ was started by a fear inducing lie(that a new deadly virus was going to kill millions) told by “expert” in the media . Thats how it started its fiction.
    Govt actions  of no freedom of movement and home detentions unlawfully reinforced by the new global police state.
     No evidence of any of any of the Dr fakers claims ( a  computer generated chart) were provided,  the  indoctrinated public was set up for a brain freeze from the fear.
    https://notpublicaddress.wordpress.com/2020/04/20/covid19-the-concept-used-in-the-war-against-the-people/
    The UN and their world leaders  were  deranged tyrants before this and now the pandemic of collective insanity that  we all pretended was ” normal” behavior”  for human beings is obvious and undeniable .
    How can be get outer peace without inner peace.
    Also it is important to not feel cut off or isolated in the mind and heart with the govts deranged 2m rule.

  27. Mr. Anon says:
    @anon

    Bill Maher is a dick.

    But occasionally he’s right.

    But that doesn’t change the fact that, mostly, he’s just a dick.

    • Replies: @anon
    , @Tony Hall
  28. Realist says:

    Yes, way too many American are afflicted with abject stupidity.

  29. anon[230] • Disclaimer says:
    @Mr. Anon

    Bill Maher is a dick.

    But occasionally he’s right.

    Agreed. But I think we should not reject allies simply because they suffer from Trump Derangement Syndrome like Bill Maher.

    In addition, Bill Maher is a hero to many suffering from both Trump Derangement Syndrome and Covid-19 Derangement Syndrome which means they are more like to listen to Bill Maher than a reasonable scientific argument. Therefore, the Bill Maher clip is a good clip to sent to your Trump Derangement Syndrome suffering friends, family members and acquaintances.

    • Replies: @Jim Christian
  30. Chris Moore says: • Website

    No, the Germans during the Nazi period, like the Americans during the War on Terror, knew that their victims posed no threat to them, and at the same time they believed exactly the opposite, and thus did not protest as their neighbors were hauled out of their homes and sent off to death camps, camps which, in their dissociative state, simultaneously did and did not exist

    In an article lamenting the effectiveness of false propaganda, Hopkins blindly repeats Holocaust “death camps” propaganda? Internment camps would be a more appropriate term. And like the entirety of Europe during WWII, there were a lot of deaths there. Had the Japanese-American internment camps been right square in the middle of a hot war, they would have suffered a lot of casualties too, as would have the civilian communities that surrounded them.

    So Hopkins is right about the effectiveness of propaganda. He’s swallowed the Zionist propaganda narrative whole, and doesn’t even know it. And by repeating it, he’s validating contemporary Zionist-liberal-neocon war propaganda. You know, the propaganda emitted by the Israel lobby/fifth column and the liberal-neocon establishment that resulted in the Iraq war.
    http://mailstar.net/iraq-war.html

    Or the propaganda that claimed “Muslims did 9/11” that resulted in the endless and disastrous (for the average Mideasterner, and the average American) War on Terror, when in fact Israel and its evil fifth column did it, working with the deep state, to the benefit the kosher club elite and the liberal-neocon establishment.
    https://wikispooks.com/wiki/9-11/Israel_did_it

    I wonder how many of those elites Hopkins still rubs elbows with. You see, there’s cheeky “principles” that ironically moan about all the propaganda from everywhere, but never intending to really do anything about it, and then there’s real principles, the kind that demand the Zionist war criminals and propaganda apparatus and oligarchy that directly benefited from it all stand trial for their treason and crimes against humanity.

  31. anonymous[400] • Disclaimer says:

    The ‘experts’ in white lab coats were brought out to declare that at least two million Americans are going to die from the Purple Death. The models they had said so, it was spreading ‘exponentially’ ; don’tcha rubes know what that word means? What, no two or one million? Well, it’ll come back again and again so get ready, mega-death is coming. Remember when the ‘experts’ were claiming AIDS was going to kill everyone in Africa? Seems like these guys in lab coats are always on someone’s payroll with an interest in seizing power and money. Cigarette companies used to have doctors in their employ claiming smoking wasn’t proven to cause cancer, was good for calming jittery nerves, etc. The ‘experts’ are for sale. This is the most total full-spectrum blitz ever engineered in the US and most are just becoming robots. No wonder they can sell the public on every lousy war they come up with and rob everyone to pay for all of it. Land of the free, home of the brave, what a joke. Previous generations dealt with real adversity but that’s just long gone history. Watching all these ‘home of the brave’ inhabitants tremble with fear is disgusting. What’s left, just sit around waiting for one’s welfare, I mean stimulus, check?

    • Replies: @HallParvey
  32. anon[230] • Disclaimer says:

    Land of the free, home of the brave, what a joke

    Yes. Turns out the land of the free and home of the brave is actually Sweden. We should replace our national bird, the eagle, with a plucked chicken.

  33. @anonymous

    There’s money to be had from that there virus. Always follow the money.

  34. @davidgmillsatty

    Just because I agree with him on this (sort of )

    Yeah, his particles of truth here don’t constitute reform. While he was right about Saudi Muslims and their propensity to keep their women in ‘Beekeeper suits”, that is, burkas (I thought this hilarious at the time), nothing he ever said that made sense about Muslims changed my low opinion of the guy. He’s the same connected, pliable piece of shit EVERY celebrity HAS to be in order to maintain (((eligibility))) required to keep a job in media, the press, academia, politics, the military and anywhere in government with the loyalty oaths they are incorporating Israel so obtrusively in, even for maintenance and janitors, let alone teachers, fire and now cops, many of whom take courses from Mossad these days.. These things Bill Maher wouldn’t touch, whether he’s Jewish or not. Larry David is the only one who noticied on SNL as host one night that he’s a little squeamish about how the largest sexual depravities were owned by his fellow Jews. You’ll never see good old Larry or ESPECIALLY Bill doing an expose’ of Israel’s border walls, the sniping of children beyond those walls and all the nice things those walls DO for Israel, keeping out the non-Israeli. No indeed. But anyone wanna bet Mahr and David live inside walls? With armed security? Good for them, not for you.

    No one should be confused Maher is anything but a statist-globalist. A tool. Nothing more.

  35. @anon

    But I think we should not reject allies simply because they suffer from Trump Derangement Syndrome like Bill Maher.

    Never be confused that Bill Maher is an ally to anything but his job requirements.

  36. “Red-Brown extremists” is a funny concept. In 1990s Russia it was used by Jewish journalists to delegitimize opposition to Yeltsin regime.

    • Replies: @Digital Samizdat
  37. SafeNow says:

    “Anticipatory anxiety” is at work. There is an entire psychiatric literature on this hysteria-inducing mechanism. This includes new neuroscience made possible by imaging — “amygdala over-reactivity” and so on. It would take a specialist psychiatrist to write a technical but understandable essay on this. People have this to varying degrees. Boot camp normally fixes it.

  38. SteveK9 says:
    @anon

    Long before Maher, George Carlin had it right, and even funnier. This clip on his discussion of ‘germs’ is one of the most hilarious things I have ever watched. This should be shown to CovidFlakes (most of humanity) everywhere.

  39. @Felix Keverich

    “Red-Brown extremists” is a funny concept. In 1990s Russia it was used by Jewish journalists to delegitimize opposition to Yeltsin regime.

    Funny indeed. It’s now being used by Jewish activists (such as Alexander Reid-Ross and Louis Proyect) in America to delegitimize opposition to globalism in the West.

  40. “Oceania is at war with Eurasia;therefore,Oceania had always been at war with Eurasia.”

    “This/that/some deaths may have been caused by C19;therefore,all deaths as of now have officially been caused by C19.”

  41. Tony Hall says:
    @Mr. Anon

    Bill Maher came out early after 9/11 with some independent critical thinking with an analysis of his own. Then our Lords and Masters threatened to end his career and he got down on his knees and begged for forgiveness. Ever since I find him repugnant among the other talking heads embodying the civilizational decline facilitated by, among many other factors, his form of cowardice tied to love of money and fame. Turn off the TV and luxuriate in a place like this where independent thought for some reason is not (yet?) outlawed by the Internet thought police.

  42. Denis says:
    @obwandiyag

    Good sir, I think you are barking up the wrong tree. Mr. Hopkins strikes me as the sort of person who would approve of the article you mentioned.

    • Agree: Commentator Mike
  43. @Delta G

    Who the fuck are these creatures and where did they come from?

    David Icke should be able to help you out with that one.

    • LOL: Tsar Nicholas
  44. @Adam Smith

    This is a media and “government” induced mass hysteria

    Correct.

    But WHY ?

  45. @onebornfree

    What you’re describing , basically, is Orwell’s 1984 “doublethink”

    I’m pretty sure CJ Hopkins, of all people, is plenty well-read enough – and far, far intelligent enough – to know that for himself.

    And so are the rest of us. Save the school lessons, friend.

  46. selkie says:
    @schnellandine

    Of course Saddam had wmd’s or at least the expired and worthless out of date chemical weapons left over from when [email protected] romsfeld sent them to him to fight the iranians.

  47. “Death” Camps in “Nazi” Germany???? Is this the Unz Review of the (fake) History Channel?

  48. I had seen this article, another in a series by C.J. Hopkins on the anti-panic side of the Kung Flu Gap. I just missed a chance to comment while this article was freshly published, but I’ll chime in here anyway.

    Thank you, Mr. Hopkins and the commenters I’ve read so far, for demonstrating what SANITY if all about, for the rest of us(?). Mr. Adam Smith, especially, thanks for the anecdotes and common sense.. Mr. Robert Unz, who goes by Ron, as that’s his name, Mr. #230, I still thank you for not censoring anything at all, even though you would undoubtedly disagree with this column.

    This thing is surreal, a slow slide into hard-core totalitarianism right before our eyes. Right now is the time to laugh at these fuckers and disobey with disdain, as there may not be a time to do that later, if we let this go on too long.

    I just put on a mask for the 1st time yesterday, only because my wife, who means well, was almost despondent* about my infecting the family (I do some traveling for work). So, I have this one facemask (because I promised and won’t lie to her) that I will pull out of my pocket, put on for a bit, then put back in my pocket – hopefully it’ll be a few weeks of this. I found out a friend with the same attitude was doing the same due to a job requirement.

    Were I to go into Wal-Mart, a place I can’t stand anyway – never could find ammo in stock – I would go through without the mask, walk wherever TF I wanted to and let the chips fall where they may (yes, I’d be eating a big bag of Doritos Cool Ranch…)

    .

    * I wrote more about this under Michelle Malkin’s newest column. She would agree with C.J. here and you guys also.

  49. A quick point,

    Said –

    ” the Germans during the Nazi period, like the Americans during the War on Terror, knew that their victims posed no threat to them”,

    Lazy and inaccurate comparison,

    Germany was essentially surrounded with potential and real enemies in the 1930’s.

    The Poles had tried numerous times to get the French to join them in an attack on Germany, even before Hitler came to power, Poland itself was a dictatorship at the time and its media were vociferous in pushing Polish expansionist ambitions that even included the idea that Poland’s new borders should stretch as far as Berlin,

    Czechoslovakia offered the Soviet Union the use of its air bases if they wanted to attack Germany,

    The US was hoping that a conflict could get underway in Europe so that they could move forward their project of replacing the Brits as the new western empire, and the Brits, perfidious Albion, were intent on using the dispute over Danzig to have another go at destroying Germany, indeed even when the Berlin wall came down the Brits were seriously opposed to German reunification, Margaret Thatcher remarked to the then Irish Prime Minister Charles Haughey that “we cant have them becoming an economic powerhouse”

    Germany had real and legitimate concerns,

    And the Dutch and Belgians were clearly going to allow themselves be used to get at Germany,

    Pity to stain a good article with the usual Nazi reference, leave the Germans alone they have been defamed enough

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