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Washington-based military think tanks constantly warn of possible attacks by the wicked North Koreans who have a large arsenal of chemical and biological weapons and missiles to deliver to North America.

So do Britain, France, Russia, India, Pakistan, China, India and Israel. The US still has a very large, lethal arsenal of chemical and biological weapons. I recently wrote of how the Bush administration supplied Iraq with feeder stocks to make anthrax, Q Fever and other biowarfare materials for use against Iranians.

And yet we have just seen from the COVID-19 scare how woefully unprepared we were for a chemical/biological attack despite being world leader in germ and chemical warfare.

As the bodies of COVID-19 victims pile up from New York to New Zealand, politicians are waging a furious blame game over the pandemic.

At first, President Donald Trump dismissed COVID-19 as a simple cold or flu and, in the best dictatorial tradition, scared into silence scientists and politicians who disagreed with him for over a month.

China’s General Secretary Xi Jinping, or high-level Communist Party officials, may have suppressed information about the Wuhan virus for six days before news of the killer virus was revealed and a common Party response agreed upon.

Covering up bad news is standard procedure in Communist and autocratic regimes. That’s a major reason why the slow motion collapse of the Soviet Union’s economy went unknown to the Kremlin until too late.

In Trumpistan, none of the sycophants and yes-men around the president, except for the admirable Dr. Fauci, dared contradict the Great White Father cum Physician cum Mussolini in the White House. Anyone who does quickly gets a ‘you’re fired.’

Many of Trump’s evangelical supporters in the Bible Belt view him as a semi-religious figure, a sort of holy man who can, in the best Old Testament Biblical tradition, stop or even cure plague and pestilence. That’s what Trump’s claim to be able to miraculously end the Coronavirus plague by Easter was all about.

Next, fearing American voters would blame him for ineptitude and quackery for downplaying the crisis, Trump sought to lay blame on China and the World Health Organization for the pandemic. Flat-earth Midwestern Republicans believe the UN and anything that sounds international is satanic. This includes the bumbling, overly bureaucratic WHO which has indeed been too easy on China as the right-wing Republicans claim.

But this is the same UN-directed outfit that played a key role in repressing or even eradicating malaria, smallpox, Ebola, river blindness, bilharzia and other dreadful plagues of Africa and Asia. WHO has also had some success in fighting dengue and tsetse flies.

After studying the timeline of recent events in Wuhan, it appears to me that there was some confusion among Chinese medical authorities because of the unknown nature of the new virus. It took them close to a week to evaluate the virus which was at first believed to be a virulent influenza.

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Their confusion was minor compared to the muddled reaction of US political and medical authorities and Trump-supporting evangelical groups who each had their own beliefs (usually mistaken) about the new virus. Trump was very successful at laying blame on China – just as the lethal 1918 flu epidemic that began in US Army camps and killed millions of people was successfully marketed to the public as the ‘Spanish flu.’

In an effort to come up with a snake-oil cure, Trump told Americans to take the anti-malaria drugs Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine. French doctors warned these drugs could provoke serious, even lethal heart problems.

They were quite right. I took Chloroquine while in the jungle in southern Africa while covering the fighting between South African (SADF) forces and East-Bloc backed African Congress forces. I developed a mild but still very scary psychological problem and was sick as hell. Who wants to be psycho and paranoid in the deepest jungle?

One remarkable factor in this 21st century plague is how successful China appears to be so far in bottling up the COVID plague. It may be the Chinese are fudging the facts as Republicans, who never lie, claim.

However, I think the key to China’s success has been the ubiquity of special Communist Party committees who ruthlessly and successfully managed the epidemic. Every Chinese factory, apartment building, school and organization has its very own Party official whose job is to spy and report on every person in their group.

Each member is graded and guided. ‘Good’ Communists received better apartments, school slots, factory jobs and retirement care based on their grade book. The all-seeing party knows all, sees all, and can control just about everyone.

That’s how China has so far bested this plague – though of course Trump will try to take the credit.

 
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  1. I’d expect better reasoning skills and a more mature thought process from a high school journalism student. This essay manages to be both profoundly unintelligent and offensive. TDS at its ugliest.

    • Agree: Ko
    • Disagree: L.K
  2. Each member is graded and guided. ‘Good’ Communists received better apartments, school slots, factory jobs and retirement care based on their grade book. The all-seeing party knows all, sees all, and can control just about everyone.

    Are you trying to tell us that the commune that runs (((Western liberal democracies))) doesn’t do the same? Years ago, Ron Unz outed the over-representation, in Ivy League schools, of the children of those who do the same in the US.
    The Chinese system is far from perfect, but pretending what is going on in the West is better, is delusional.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  3. Anon[230] • Disclaimer says:

    “Lies Won’t Stop Covid-19”

    The article title should be I Can’t Stop Lying About Covid-19. A typical lie from the article.

    As the bodies of COVID-19 victims pile up from New York to New Zealand

    Where are bodies piling up in New York? Be specific.

    • Replies: @Longfisher
    , @lloyd
  4. A Texan says:

    Another anti-Trump article by Margolis. Of course, I’m sure The Great Negro of administrations past would have done things perfectly and correctly each time without fault.

    Fauci and Scarf Lady, who has a lapsed medical license, really need to be fired. This one size fits all has been destructive and it will years before we recover if at all. Granted, this is not something you want to get, but it seems many are infected with no symptoms.

    I do think Trumps owes Congressman Massie and apology. It’s time for some of these governors to grow a pair and make a decision about opening up but no one wants to be wrong, right?

    • Replies: @Republic
  5. @Anon

    On an island named Hart Island just off the Bronx.

    The aerial photos are completely shocking. But then, you don’t seem to read very much?

    • Replies: @Anon
    , @ploni almoni
  6. GeeBee says:

    This piece really is unworthy of the high standards we regulars have come to expect from this otherwise excellent webzine. It is trite, misleading, incoherent, gratuitously offensive to many and, worst of all, contains zero facts worth mentioning, which automatically denies it any species of deductive reasoning. Not only that but it is sloppy: the author could not even be bothered to check his own piece before publication (otherwise how might the sentence: ‘So do Britain, France, Russia, India, Pakistan, China, India and Israel.’ – wherein India is mentioned twice – have survived?) It is, in short, tantamount to a rant overheard in the saloon bar of an English provincial public house.

    (Oh, and ‘the admirable Dr. Fauci’: is this included for a cheap laugh?)

    • Agree: Ilya G Poimandres
  7. Anon[230] • Disclaimer says:
    @Longfisher

    On an island named Hart Island just off the Bronx.

    The aerial photos are completely shocking. But then, you don’t seem to read very much?

    And what does this have to do with Covid-19? Mass graves of unclaimed bodies have been dug continuously on Hart Island since 1869. Try using your critical thinking skills and being less credulous.

    https://reason.com/2020/04/10/no-nyc-is-not-running-out-of-burial-space-due-to-covid-19/

    • Thanks: mark green
  8. Haha says:

    Looks like the virus has gotten inside Margolis’ brain. No other explanation for the nonsense, lies and childishness on display in this article.

  9. Covering up bad news is standard procedure in Communist and autocratic regimes. That’s a major reason why the slow motion collapse of the Soviet Union’s economy went unknown to the Kremlin until too late. Shockingly, China is neither the USA nor the USSR. China has, by any measure, the most transparent major government on earth. Flat out.

    However, I think the key to China’s success has been the ubiquity of special Communist Party committees who ruthlessly and successfully managed the epidemic. Every Chinese factory, apartment building, school and organization has its very own Party official whose job is to spy and report on every person in their group. No, the Party officials’ job is to bear the people’s hardships first and enjoy their fruits last. That’s why 90% of the medical volunteers and fatalities were Party members.

    Each member is graded and guided. ‘Good’ Communists received better apartments, school slots, factory jobs and retirement care based on their grade book. The all-seeing party knows all, sees all, and can control just about everyone. Nonsense. Just plain nonsense.

    • Replies: @Anon
  10. “Lies Won’t Stop Covid-19”

    Really? Why not? Lies started this whole “pandemic lockdown” fraud. Let them tell another lie if they want to, as long as it ends the worldwide fakeout.

    • Agree: Ko
  11. Anon[230] • Disclaimer says:
    @Godfree Roberts

    That’s why 90% of the medical volunteers and fatalities were Party members.

    Only after doctors made videos demanding that communist party members do their duty and start relieving their overworked staff.

    Certainly the CCP deserves a lot of credit for pulling the most people out of poverty in the history of the world. But the CCP has their faults and China is not the Nirvana you make it out to be. The CCP does spy on their citizens which makes Chinese scared to take contrary positions about sensitive issues like Taiwan and Hong Kong except among the closest family members and friends.

    With regard to Covid-19 response, the CCP initial response was to persecute the doctor who first sounded the alarm about the novel corona virus – the correct and honest response since the Chinese data shows that Covid 19 has far less lethality than SARS for which they did not shut down the country. However then, the CCP elite realized that by hyping Covid 19 and shutting down the government, they could blame Covid 19 for the economic slowdown that China was already experiencing. As added bonuses they could use the Force Majeure clause to get out of the trade deal with Trump and cause such hysteria in the west that when Covid 19 eventually made it to the US, Trump would be forced to close the economy and damage the US – especially with the Democrats, in particular Joe Biden and some of the Republicans bought and paid for by the Chinese.

    • Replies: @Godfree Roberts
  12. Cking says:

    No one could be that unaware or that stupid. This propaganda piece furthers the irregular warfare offensive conducted against the American people, the President, and the United States.

  13. At first, President Donald Trump dismissed COVID-19 as a simple cold or flu

    As of now, its half a simple flu.

    Apr 16:
    Covid: 30,764
    2017-2018 influenza season: 61,000

    • Agree: mark green
    • Replies: @davidgmillsatty
  14. @Anon

    Only after doctors made videos demanding that communist party members do their duty and start relieving their overworked staff. He was talking to local Party members when 48,000 volunteers from out of town were already on their way.

    China is not the Nirvana you make it out to be. I don’t and never have represented China as a Nirvana. Not even close.

    The CCP does spy on their citizens. The Party doesn’t spy on anyone. No doubt the security services do, as do the security services in every country on earth. Chinese don’t talk about sensitive issues like Taiwan and Hong Kong except among the closest family members and friends because those are security issues that the government reserves to itself. If it didn’t, Western media would seize on every silly tweet as ‘proof’ of something.

    the CCP initial response was to persecute the doctor who first sounded the alarm about the novel corona virus. Nonsense. Here’s the timeline:
    Dec. 27, 2019 – Dr. Zhang Jixian, ICU doctor at Hubei Hospital reports to Wuhan Municipal Health Commission on pneumonia patients with an unknown cause..

    Dec. 28, 2019– Three more patients arrive at the hospital, all related to Huanan Seafood Market.

    Dec. 30, 2019 – Wuhan Municipal Health Committee issues notice of an unknown viral illness.

    Dec. 31, 2019–Beijing receives virus genome results, informs WHO of Wuhan pneumonia with unknown cause. Wuhan announces virus on CCTV and CGTN.

    Jan. 1, 2020– Chinese CCDC researchers publish an article on the suspected outbreak. Seafood market shut down.

    Jan. 3, 2020–China’s CCDC calls the US CDC, according to Health and Human Services Director Alex Azar.

    Jan. 3, 2020–China reports 44 suspected patients with the mystery pneumonia. National Health Commission classifies it as a highly pathogenic, orders all labs without high pathogen licenses to destroy or transfer samples to secure labs.

    Jan. 9, 2020– Chinese labs confirm the existence of the new virus, begin genetic sequencing. China reports the death of a 61-year-old male in Wuhan with several underlying medical conditions.

    Jan. 9, 2020–Chinese officials announce coronavirus outbreak with 44 confirmed cases.

    Jan 11, 2020–China uploads the genetic sequence of the novel coronavirus to an international database but it was unclear how serious this was or if serious actions should be taken: winter, flu and pneumonia are common, but discerning a novel, serious outbreak is no simple matter.

    As added bonuses they could use the Force Majeure clause to get out of the trade deal with Trump Except that, instead of doing that, they reaffirmed their commitment to the trade deal.

    and cause such hysteria in the west that when Covid 19 eventually made it to the US, Trump would be forced to close the economy and damage the US. Oh, so hysteria, not incompetence, caused Trump to screw up?

    • Replies: @anon
  15. lloyd says: • Website
    @Anon

    There is no pile up of bodies in New Zealand.

  16. NoNwoNow says:

    Eric, chloroquine has more side effects than hydroxychloroquine/HCQ which Trump and Raoult are promoting. Zinc is even more benign.
    Drs Zelenko and Cardillo say they’re getting 100% cure rate without side effects.
    As an old activist and conspiracy hand, I say “Shoot the virus first, ask questions later.” The Victory We the People can win is, Stop Coronavirus and the Virus Agenda now.
    It’s fascinating to investigate conspiracies, but for once, we can actually STOP the conspiracy!
    All we have to do is use social media to spread the news of this safe and effective Covid-19 xcure, Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) +Zinc. Get the cure to “go viral.” That will end the pandemic, and knock out the NWO virus agenda with it. So there’s the cure for our nation’s health, economy and civil liberties all in one.
    Each day they shut us down with the excuse that the virus is unchecked, we go deeper into debt slavery and worse. Let’s not waste time.
    Physicians discovered this cure, and physicians can save the day. All we need is to get more doctors and patients on board.
    Trump trumpeted HCQ in March and added the main ingredient Zinc on April 8th. It is a cure that works by supporting our immune system.
    This will be a huge victory. Big Pharma have ignored immune health and zinc’s role in it since the 1960’s, there’s no profit in it.
    Share these links on social media.
    Here’s my research piece for laymen and scientists:
    https://medium.com/@leonardjpmail/think-zinc-9c114fde64bf
    Here’s a nutritional expert’s findings which match mine:
    https://www.lewrockwell.com/2020/04/bill-sardi/modern-medicine-ridicules-presidents-coronavirus-drug-plus-zinc-saying-there-is-no-evidence-when-decade-old-study-goes-ignored/
    You may ask, is this just another hype?
    First, I’m not selling anything.
    Second, I cite two MD’s who have gone public with their 100% success rate on this. If they were lying, they’d lose their license and livelihood in no time.
    Third, these two science-based articles show that HCQ + Zinc should work, because zinc deficiency is linked to all the conditions that account for 99% of the deaths from SARS-Cov-2, and even the symptoms of novel coronavirus match up with the symptoms of low zinc. HCQ makes zinc bio-available.
    We can win not only the Coronavirus Battle, but also the Long War against Big Pharma, which suppresses our own immune systems to enslave us to their products.
    Please share this now with your doctor, your friends, social media, alternative portals and healthcare influencers. Thank you so much!
    A word to the wise – our salvation is in our hands.
    So let’s not sit on those hands blabbing about theories just yet. Let’s get out there and influence all the doctors we can.
    This must stop.

    • Agree: Ko
    • Replies: @GeeBee
    , @old rusty nail
  17. GeeBee says:
    @NoNwoNow

    Very interesting. You should post this on an article that gets more traffic than this rather lame, damp-squib of Mr Margolis’..

    • Replies: @Twodees Partain
  18. Biff says:

    I just read 800 words that said nothing.

  19. @GeeBee

    Agreed, but Bill Sardi has been writing on this subject for a few weeks, at least. HCQ isn’t the only substance that makes zinc bioavailable, it’s just an FDA approved chemical drug that does so. Quercetin is also a bioavailabilty agent and it isn’t a drug.

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17046271

    Sardi wrote this article exclusively for LRC:

    https://www.lewrockwell.com/2020/04/bill-sardi/modern-medicine-knew-of-zinc-cure-for-coronavirus-infections-a-decade-ago-but-failed-to-put-into-practice/

    Look into the author’s other articles for more.

  20. Ko says:

    You know, Eric, I once liked your writing. But you’ve devolved into a TDS infected apologist for everything anti-Trump. You aren’t rational. Calling Trump supporters names and trying to make them sound as they are mindless followers of a cult – eat me bro.

    It’s you who is a mindless follower of the cult of ignorance and failure. Take your supreme leader, Pelosi, who voted to give herself a raise and took a two-week vacation during the most apocalyptic event in world history since WWII.

    That doesn’t bother you enough to investigate her dull and vapid existence?

    What about your esteemed candidate Biden? That’s the best the corrupt Democrat machine can vomit up? That’s not something you’ve noticed enough to write about?

    I teach Chinese university students. I’ve followed the virus outbreak from November too. China and WHO hid the reality of how deadly this virus is. As my students returned home for the semester break, a couple of them told me they were not sure to return due to the outbreak. They knew early on how deadly it was. When they returned, they told me the death count is at least into the tens-of-thousands, maybe hundreds of thousands. Possible a million or more – who knows? China locked down over a billion people, all the while saying the epidemic wasn’t too bad.

    Trump is your President, not the all-knowing god-like cult leader you wish he was. He was told by the WHO and reassured by Xi, the virus was under control. While probable that mistakes were made, that was also inevitable. However, people like you who have a blinded hatred of Trump will go to the furthest reaches of human decency and beyond just to spite Trump, and you’ll do it at the expense of our country and our people. You and your kind are sick, and the most disgusting among all of us. And – you have a constitutional right to be the way you are. I would defend your rights, why won’t you defend mine?

    Now, I doubt you would ever allow me my rights, with your PC Police, Social Justice brainwashing, and hatred of traditional American values and cultures, as imperfect as they are; you and your kind simply remind me of communists. And I’ve lived in communist countries and in abhorrent military dictatorships, so I know what I’m saying to you.

    You people – yes, you TDS infected people, like to belittle Trump supporters, call us names, as if we have no ideas. But, in reality, you are only describing despicable, chickenshit, you.

    • Thanks: Twodees Partain
    • Replies: @Jero
  21. anon[230] • Disclaimer says:
    @Godfree Roberts

    The Party doesn’t spy on anyone. No doubt the security services do, as do the security services in every country on earth. Chinese don’t talk about sensitive issues like Taiwan and Hong Kong except among the closest family members and friends because those are security issues that the government reserves to itself. If it didn’t, Western media would seize on every silly tweet as ‘proof’ of something.

    I’m not talking about speaking to Western media or tweeting. I am talking about having a small, private dinner party conversation with work colleagues visiting the US from China. A couple of Chinese guests stated that they did not want to give their opinions on Hong Kong or Taiwan because they were not sure about their other colleagues and if overheard, they were afraid of reprisals when they went back home.

    Here’s the timeline:..

    Your timeline is quite correct. However, you omitted a couple of details. On December 30, doctor Li Wenliang issued an alarmist post about Covid-19 to his local WeChat group which contradicted the official proclamation of the Wuhan and Hubei CCP about the lethality of the virus. Doctor Li Wenliang was correctly persecuted and labeled as an alarmist – essentially accused of shouting fire in a crowded movie theater.Then the Beijing CCP got involved and the Covid-19 histrionics and lock-downs began.

    Except that, instead of doing that, they reaffirmed their commitment to the trade deal.

    I believe China was supposed to restart purchasing US agricultural products this month as part of the trade deal. Has the restart of purchasing US agricultural goods occurred?

    Oh, so hysteria, not incompetence, caused Trump to screw up?

    No, hysteria by Fauci and his cabal, the US media, Democrat party and some Republicans, all bought and paid for by China, forced Trump to do something he knew was not ideal. After all, Trump is not an ideologue or absolutist and he understands that sometimes you have to do things you know are not ideal if the politics are overwhelmingly against you.

    Note that China is just like most countries and should neither be demonized or idealized – like you tend to do. China is not some benevolent force is the world. It promotes its own interests, exploits the the third world and is feared by its neighbors – just like the US.

    My purpose is not to make people feel unduly hostile to China or its people. To that end and for those unfamiliar with the beauty and resilience of China and its people, here are couple of YouTube channels to watch.

    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoC47do520os_4DBMEFGg4A

    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKmCIhj7yzwmkPEIbip2KSA

    These two Chinese certainly make me feel inadequate.

    • Replies: @Godfree Roberts
  22. Ko says:

    You know, Eric, I once liked your writing. But you’ve devolved into a TDS infected apologist for everything anti-Trump. You aren’t rational. Calling Trump supporters names and trying to make them sound as they are mindless followers of a cult – eat me bro.

    It’s you who is a mindless follower of the cult of ignorance and failure. Take your supreme leader, Pelosi, who voted to give herself a raise and took a two-week vacation during the most apocalyptic event in world history since WWII.

    That doesn’t bother you enough to investigate her dull and vapid existence?

    What about your esteemed candidate Biden? That’s the best the corrupt Democrat machine can vomit up? That’s not something you’ve noticed enough to write about?

    I teach Chinese university students. I’ve followed the virus outbreak from November too. China and WHO hid the reality of how deadly this virus is. As my students returned home for the semester break, a couple of them told me they were not sure to return due to the outbreak. They knew early on how deadly it was. When they returned, they told me the death count is at least into the tens-of-thousands, maybe hundreds of thousands. Possible a million or more – who knows? China locked down over a billion people, all the while saying the epidemic wasn’t too bad.

    Trump is your President, not the all-knowing god-like cult leader you wish he was. He was told by the WHO and reassured by Xi, the virus was under control. While probable that mistakes were made, that was also inevitable. However, people like you who have a blinded hatred of Trump will go to the furthest reaches of human decency and beyond just to spite Trump, and you’ll do it at the expense of our country and our people. You and your kind are sick, and the most disgusting among all of us. And – you have a constitutional right to be the way you are.

    Now, I doubt you would ever allow me that, with your PC Police, Social Justice brainwashing, and hatred of traditional American values and cultures, as imperfect as they are, simply remind me of communists. And I’ve lived in communist countries and in abhorrent military dictatorships, so I know what I’m saying to you. I would defend your rights, why won’t you defend mine?

    You people – yes, you TDS infected people, like to belittle Trump supporters, call us names, as if we have no ideas. But, in reality, you are only describing despicable, chickenshit, you. Sadly the effect of your psychosis, due to hydrochloriquine, has never worn off. I’ve lived in malarial jungles in South East Asia, and I know people who used chloriquine, no problems. Maybe your psychological problems were pronounced due to using the drug, but not caused by the drug.

    You are a propagandist, at best, you are a liar. Yes, you are.

    • Replies: @old rusty nail
  23. We can’t have a rational discussion about COVID-19 without acknowledging these facts.

    COVID-19 is prima facie an illegal biological weapon.

    https://anthraxvaccine.blogspot.com/

    It’s global public knowledge that CIA’s germ warfare program has been running flat out since Gates’ DCI stint.

    https://www.veteranstoday.com/2020/04/18/breaking-exclusive-cias-covid-19-weaponization-program-outed-in-long-buried-ny-times-expose/

    COVID-19 development was delegated just enough that CIA nomenklatura Bill Clinton (recruited by Cord Meyer) could play dumb as presidential puppet figurehead.

    https://www.veteranstoday.com/2020/04/18/pravda-us-army-created-covid-19-in-2015-research-proofs-or-debunking-you-pick/

    https://www.nature.com/articles/274334a0

    It’s not just BWC-illegal development, but use in breach of the 1925 Geneva Convention.

    https://www.veteranstoday.com/2020/04/18/the-pentagon-bio-weapons/

    Before CIA attacked the US civilian population with germ warfare, they called their shots like Babe Rush pointing at the stands.

    https://www.unz.com/wwebb/all-roads-lead-to-dark-winter/

    CIA attacked you and everybody with germ warfare, three times, and they’re sitting in the NHB sneering, What are you gonna do about it?

  24. Anon[230] • Disclaimer says:

    CIA attacked you and everybody with germ warfare, three times, and they’re sitting in the NHB sneering, What are you gonna do about it?

    Since the Covid-19 virus is less lethal than the flu, it is completely irrelevant who or what created it or where it was created. The important question is who created the hysteria about the virus, who continues to promote the hysteria about the virus, who benefits from the hysteria about this virus and how this hysteria benefits those who want to strip our civill liberties. In short, Qui Bono?

  25. You mean cui bono. Qui Bono is Sonny and Cher’s mongoloid child.

    Contact tracing apps, medical house arrest and National Guard deployments benefit the same scumbags who knocked over the WTC to get the PATRIOT Act and who blew up the Murragh Building to get AEDPA. That’s CIA. That is why CIA cooked up this virus at UNC and Fort Detrick and tested it on you poor dumb disposable proles.

    • Replies: @anon
  26. vandreg says:

    I would agree with what Margoli wrote here except he had to go and show his bigotry and ignorance by unfairly attacking conservative christians in the so called bible belt.

  27. Jero says:
    @Ko

    Great points man. Would make my day to see him read your comment. I’ve been noticing a growing number of anti establishment people whose ability to articulate and persuade are being refined by the increasing disdain for truth and honesty from both the left and right narrative machines. Like the pressure to constantly appeal to the emotional lie is
    slowly evolving a group of people outside the bounds of their effect. It’s a dim light in an insane world. Something to latch onto at least. Thanks.

  28. @anon

    A couple of Chinese guests stated that they did not want to give their opinions on Hong Kong or Taiwan because they were not sure about their other colleagues and if overheard, they were afraid of reprisals when they went back home. At worst, the ‘reprisals’ would have been the same kind that Dr. Li experienced: some bored officer sitting down with them and explaining that the US is a declared enemy of China and a sponsor of terrorism in Hong Kong which is why the PRC wants everyone to stay clear of such topics until the prospect of a nuclear attack has passed. That sounds bad to us because we’ve always been the attacker and freely threatened them. But put yourself in China’s shoes.

    Has the restart of purchasing US agricultural goods occurred? China ups 2019/20 corn import forecast on U.S. trade deal …www.reuters.com › article › us-china-crops › china-ups…
    Apr 9, 2020 – China ups 2019/20 corn import forecast on U.S. trade deal prospects. 2 Min Read . FILE PHOTO: Paul Hodgen holds a handful of corn from the crop on his farm …

    hysteria by Fauci and his cabal, the US media, Democrat party and some Republicans, all bought and paid for by China,. bought and paid for by China? Dear God. This is a serious forum.

    • Replies: @anon
  29. @Jedi Night

    I agree with the Jedi Night. This attempt at journalism belongs on paper that could claim its proper place in an outhouse. Perhaps a checking of facts and information should be considered in the future? I can suggest the articles by the Epoch Times on the origin of the virus. That would be a good start.

  30. @Ko

    I was going to write “nicely said” and then I thought….no it isn’t nice and we can no longer afford to be “nice” when confronting trash with facts. Your reply is very accurate. How about a “well done” instead?

  31. anon[230] • Disclaimer says:
    @Godfree Roberts

    bought and paid for by China? Dear God. This is a serious forum.

    Here is an example of what I mean. Most of the Democrats and some of the Republicans have similar deals. The corruption in Congress is worse than anything in the CCP.

    On a side note, les-crises.fr has put together a great documentary about the Biden’s Ukraine corruption at https://ukrainegate.info/

    Thanks for all your replies. Best Wishes.

    • Replies: @Godfree Roberts
  32. @NoNwoNow

    If you can’t find HQC look for Chloroquine diphosphate. Both should work with zinc. You vets might look and see if you have any of the Chloroquine we used to get on deployment and hang onto it. You should be on a zinc supplement (which is ionized and cannot enter the cell membrane without the Chloroquine which provides a portal). Once it is in the cell the zinc stops a whole bunch of virus replication. Recently heard that Ivermectin might be useful…..

  33. anon[230] • Disclaimer says:
    @Cozy Blankets for you Injuns

    You mean cui bono. Qui Bono is Sonny and Cher’s mongoloid child.

    It can be spelled either way.
    https://definitions.uslegal.com/q/qui-bono/

    Contact tracing apps, medical house arrest and National Guard deployments benefit … CIA

    The CIA already has all our contact information from the NSA. The don’t need contact tracing apps. How do medical house arrest and National Guard deployments benefit the CIA?

  34. @anon

    Holy cow!! We’re doomed. Utterly.

  35. I guess this is a good example of TDS for the readers..

  36. What a historic atrocity. Soon we’ll be telling our grandchildren – if we live that long – what it was like to live through the COVID-19 plague that killed 6 million Jews.

  37. @Hippopotamusdrome

    Today the death toll is 41,229. What a difference 4 days makes. There are 767,402 confirmed cases and only 71,396 recovered cases. So the recovered cases, to death cases, ratio is not good. Death cases are about 36.6% of the finalized cases.

    And we may end up having twice as many confirmed cases as we have now.

    And then there is going to be the question of the health of those who have recovered. Many will have permanent lung damage, and other damaged organs that the flu does not give you.

    It is not the flu.

    • Replies: @Anon
    , @Peter Gent
  38. Anon[230] • Disclaimer says:
    @davidgmillsatty

    Today the death toll is 41,229. What a difference 4 days makes.

    Yes. It’s amazing how you can pad the death toll statistics when you start including those you suspect died from Covid-19 without performing any actual testing. This is in addition to the padding of statistics that was already being done by including those who died with Covid-19 and not from Covid-19. The hysteria mongers aren’t giving up easily.

    Mark Twain being proven correct once again

  39. @Jedi Night

    Use of derogatory terms like Trumpistan and calling the criminal Fauci admirable gave me all I needed to know about his TDS and inability to think critically where it matters.

  40. @davidgmillsatty

    Being a Coronavirus, it is the flu by definition.

  41. I would like to know of one person who was on a daily regimen of at least 10,000 IU of D3 who died from COVID-19. If everyone where to immediately go on D3 this thing would stop within two weeks.
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=32252338&fbclid=IwAR0h0S4juwXUMcU_zX9DENdRdduk-AWrChlUPShsalznbX9KKYbnk-YLxhY
    https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/0418-Blaylock.pdf

  42. @Anon

    I have also heard ( but can’t be bothered to confirm for the purposes of this reply, so it may or may not be true, even though it seems plausible) that New York has shortened the period for claiming bodies of persons with no immediate next of kin from 30 to 15 days before the deceased are sent to Hart Island for burial.
    Given the many obstacles to claiming a body that have been thrown up during this crisis in addition to the reduced interval to claim a body, it is hardly surprising that there is, or appears to be, a surge in Hart Island burials. One might even suspect that this is deliberate.
    But anything that serves to keep the panic whipped up must be good, right?

  43. You say: However, I think the key to China’s success has been the ubiquity of special Communist Party committees who ruthlessly and successfully managed the epidemic. Every Chinese factory, apartment building, school and organization has its very own Party official whose job is to spy and report on every person in their group.Each member is graded and guided. ‘Good’ Communists received better apartments, school slots, factory jobs and retirement care based on their grade book. The all-seeing party knows all, sees all, and can control just about everyone.”

    Was it your intention to make is sound like a meritocracy?

  44. @Longfisher

    If you are shocked by Hart Island, how would you react to Flanders Field? Or Arlington?

  45. KenH says:

    Each member is graded and guided. ‘Good’ Communists received better apartments, school slots, factory jobs and retirement care based on their grade book. The all-seeing party knows all, sees all, and can control just about everyone.

    And this is what the Jewish led and funded Democrat party is in the process of installing in America. Any white person who opposes their party line of white genocide gets deplatformed, sometimes assaulted and sometimes fired from their job.

    As a Democrat you are expected to be woke and can find no redeeming qualities whatsoever with non leftist, flyover white Americans and will lose your status and receive severe disciplinary action if you do. You must be woke but not so woke as to notice Jewish power and influence and Israeli perfidy and war crimes. Then wokeness must end and you aren’t expected to notice the emperor’s new clothes.

  46. Anonymous[603] • Disclaimer says:
    @Curmudgeon

    Poor Eric thinks ‘flat earth Midwesterners’ and Trump are in charge.

    I always get a kick out of Jews who think Evangelicals are running the show.

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