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The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is taking action about monkeypox.

Is it shutting down gay circuit parties? Of course not.

Instead, it has written a letter to the World Health Organization demanding that monkeypox be renamed something confusing and forgettable because the word “monkeypox” is such a catchy and funny word that it’s hard to say it just once. Monkeypox, monkeypox, monkeypox.

Monkeypox is the Gorilla Glue of disease brand names: highly memorable. So therefore the NYC Health supremo wants it discarded because the disease, which so far as been spread almost solely by gay hedonism, is embarrassing to wokeness.

… Further, we have a growing concern for the potentially devastating and stigmatizing effects that the messaging around the “monkeypox” virus can have on these already vulnerable communities. Therefore, I write to urge you to act immediately on renaming the “monkeypox” virus as the WHO stated they would do during a June 14th press briefing, over 5 weeks ago.

NYC joins many public health experts and community leaders who have expressed their serious concern about continuing to exclusively use the term “monkeypox” given the stigma it may engender, and the painful and racist history within which terminology like this is rooted for communities of color.

“Monkeypox” is a misnomer, as the virus does not originate in monkeys and was only classified as such due to an infection seen in research primates. And we know alternative terminology is possible and entities are starting to use terms such as “hMPXV” and “MPV.”

We must raise awareness of the monkeypox menace by never again referring to it as monkeypox and instead only refer to it as hMPXV!

… Further, as we are reminded by fierce

I.e., gay black Beyonce fans

advocates who served on the front lines as the HIV/AIDS epidemic emerged, early misinformation about the virus led people to believe that it was spread to humans after people in Africa engaged in sexual activity with monkeys. This kind of false messaging created incalculable harm and stigma for decades to come. Continuing to use the term “monkeypox” to describe the current outbreak may reignite these traumatic feelings of racism and stigma — particularly for Black people and other people of color, as well as members of the LGBTQIA+ communities, and it is possible that they may avoid engaging in vital health care services because of it.

The language we use in public health matters, and it has tangible effects on the safety of communities most at risk for poor health outcomes. We know that during the COVID-19 pandemic, hate crimes against Asian and Pacific Islander individuals have exponentially increased, in no small part due to the stigmatizing, racist and false names that were associated with the virus in early 2020. Beginning in February of 2020, the New York City Commission on Human Rights received a sevenfold increase in reports of anti-Asian hate incidents, ranging from verbal assaults to innocent lives cut short by acts of targeted violence. We fear the consequences due to “monkeypox” related stigma may be exacerbated given that in many contexts, transmission is concentrated among gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men — a population we know to face ongoing stigma, marginalization, violence and even criminalization.

Hey, I got an idea so crazy it just might work: maybe gays could cut down on the risk that spreading monkeypox will stigmatize gays by not spreading monkeypox so much!

Words can save lives or put them at further risk; thus, the world cannot repeat these mistakes in nomenclature again.

We are at a critical crossroads of the “monkeypox” outbreak — before understanding and awareness of the virus is spread more widely, but also at a time of increasing transmission where we need to be broadly messaging about primary prevention and risk.

The WHO must act in this moment before it is too late. …

Sincerely,
Ashwin Vasan, MD, PhD
Commissioner
New York City Department of
Health and Mental Hygiene

I quoted this letter at length because it seems like such a vivid example of the mindset of the current day: reality is determined by words, that honest words threaten the marginalized with violence, and asking the marginalized to improve their behavior is unthinkable.

 
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  1. BB753 says:

    ” (…) the mindset of the current day: reality is determined by words.”

    It’s called magical thinking. Or an extreme form of nominalism.

    • Replies: @AndrewR
  2. It’s funny how chemical engineering works the opposite way. The guys in the lab at 3M or Unilever may label one promising formula “hMPXV” but it will be known to the public as “Monkeypox” by the time it hits the store shelves. “WD-40” (“Water Displacement, 40th formula”) is the exception but if public health officials want “Monkeypox” to grab the public’s attention, they should keep the name. It’s as catchy as “Silly Putty” or “Shoe Goo”.

    I suppose the low cult of public relations has both its black magic and white magic spells. “These are not the promiscuous gay men you’re looking for”.

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
  3. @Cagey Beast

    Monkeypox is the Gorilla Glue of disease brand names.

    • Agree: Cagey Beast
    • Replies: @Bardon Kaldlan
  4. IMO this has nothing to do with gays, it’s directed toward BLACK gay men. Any medical term that subliminally reminds the public that Africans are closer to lower species than the other races is highly taboo, and therefore must be suppressed.

    • Agree: bomag, Charles
    • Replies: @Ron Mexico
    , @Charles
  5. AceDeuce says:

    it has written a letter to the World Health Organization demanding that monkeypox be renamed.

    I submitted “Fag Bumps” as the new name.

    I guess that they shot it down.

    “Homo Herpes”?

    “Perv Pustules”?

    “God’s Latest Wake Up Call”?

  6. Coemgen says:

    The trend for changing the names of well-known things into non-mnemonic strings of characters is linguistic anarcho-tyranny.

    • Agree: International Jew
    • Replies: @Hypnotoad666
  7. Hodag says:

    It is my prediction that monkeypox will burn itself out in the gay community rather soon, based upon the physical properties in of the virus (DNA virus v RNA COVID). Plus word of the agony caused by this virus is finally getting out samizdat style. Gay men are not stupid and actually are way more educated on average.

    Of course in a sane society this doctor would be fired immediately. The time for action was two months ago, but acting now is important. Instead, I guarantee two days were spent drafting this letter. Madness.

    • Replies: @AndrewR
    , @Anon
    , @Paul Rise
  8. Anonymous[569] • Disclaimer says:

    I’m on board with the commenter who suggested we change the name to Pride Pox. A great and name that tells you four things all at once: 1) what it is; 2),where it started to spread; 3) when it started to spread; 4) who is spreading it.

  9. Gays are a marginalized community? Maybe in your home country, doc!

  10. AndrewR says:
    @BB753

    Sailer himself constantly argues that reality is determined by words, and it is true, of course, if we’re speaking of subjective reality, which is almost entirely a function of words. But faulty subjective conceptions lead to objective reality making subjective reality worse.

    In this case, monkeypox will continue to spread because, in the eyes of the outer party, that’s preferable to stigmatizing promiscuous homosexual sex, which dedicated hedonists have successfully normalized after 50 years of overt activism.

    This letter isn’t really about the avoidance of stigmatizing homosexual behavior or “communities of color”, because monogamous (or celibate) blacks and gays cannot really catch or spread monkeypox.

    The people who think this letter is anything other than peak clown world are people whose highest value is literally hedonism. For them, the gay meth orgies must continue at all costs.

    • Agree: BB753
    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
  11. Trust a Harvard educated South Asian guy to signal that he’s woker-than-thou and is going the extra mile and heading off, at the pass, the possibility of racist people associating Monkeypox with Blacks. This is the first time anyone has brought this up, since no one is associating the disease with African Americans. They’re associating it with gays, just as with AIDS.

    https://www.americanbazaaronline.com/2021/12/27/indian-american-ashwin-vasan-named-new-york-health-commissioner-448154/

    • Replies: @AndrewR
    , @kaganovitch
    , @Nachum
  12. AndrewR says:
    @Hodag

    In a saner society, he wouldn’t be allowed to hold positions of power in the US because he’s from India. Not that there’s any shortage of WASPs who hold these insane beliefs.

    • Replies: @Alfa158
  13. watson79 says:

    The name is apt. Among jazz musicians, the term “monkeyman” was used for gays. Long ago.

  14. AndrewR says:
    @PiltdownMan

    It’s universally accepted among virologists that HIV began in chimpanzees and spread to humans. Whether it was from sex with chimps or some other sort of contact with chimp body fluids is irrelevant. This “doctor’s” stupidity is matched only by his wickedness.

  15. Anon[424] • Disclaimer says:
    @Hodag

    Gay men are not stupid and actually are way more educated on average.

    Does ‘educated’ imply ‘smart’ anymore?

    • Replies: @Meretricious
  16. @AndrewR

    “The people who think this letter is anything other than peak clown world are people whose highest value is literally hedonism.”

    Nah, I think most of the nice white ladies who approve of this letter have as their highest value not hedonism but politeness or something similar. They’d probably say kindness.

    • Agree: S Johnson
    • Troll: Je Suis Omar Mateen
  17. Liger says:

    hMPXV, sadly, does not rhyme with “fart box”.

    “Cloister your fart box!
    Contain the monkey pox!”

    • Replies: @Chrisnonymous
  18. Anon55uu says:

    In two states of Australia rugby league is the most popular professional men’s winter sport. It is similar to rugby union, but has always been professional. Being based around Sydney some genius decided that, in the cold of July, a “Pride round” was needed. To take things further one of the teams, Manly, decided to wear a “Pride” jersey, compete with rainbow stripes. Unfortunately no one seems to have consulted the large number of extremely religious polynesians who make up most of the best players, who refuse to wear it. Cue an enormous media stink, culminating in the bizarre prospect of Manly needing to send out a seriously weakened all-white team to prove how gay they are.

    https://www.news.com.au/sport/nrl/manly-sea-eagles-break-silence-on-pride-jersey-drama/news-story/4ee6f0e0aa5b825f046f202b03d6c7b2

  19. tertius says:
    @AceDeuce

    PSS-pronounced “piss”-“Preventable Simian Sex”

  20. Monkeypox is not a bad name. However, it should be spelt MonkeyPOCs.

    People Of Color should be pronounced pox. Latinx and POCs unity!

  21. Rob McX says:

    Why just remove the stigma, why not shift it somewhere else? Call it heteropox or magapox.

  22. @Anon

    there are studies demonstrating cognitive superiority of male homosexuals to heterosexual men (not sure about lesbians). Whether this is genetic or environmental … ?

  23. @Meretricious

    Except monkeys aren’t primates. Maybe rename it bunnypox or rabbitpox, due to frequency of humping.

  24. Ganderson says:

    “ hMPXV”: isn’t that the guy that Superman had to get to say his name backwards so he’d disappear?

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
  25. AndrewR says:
    @Steve Sailer

    They’d say: “if it feels good and doesn’t hurt anyone, do it.” Which at its core is a hedonistic philosophy. These are the same people who call unwanted fetuses parasites and are filled with homocidal rage towards supreme court justices who have actually read the constitution

  26. It’s just a matter of time before a Monkeypox Walk is organized to show solidarity with those very special sufferers. Be sure to pick up your your red on white polka dot ribbons at the check in table.

  27. GSP says:

    I vote for a COVID style nomenclature. Rhesus-69 is likely still available.

    • LOL: Kylie
    • Replies: @Dmon
  28. AndrewR says:
    @Anon55uu

    I don’t understand the religious aspect. Why can’t people object to wokeness on non-religious grounds? A simple “I’m not homosexual and I associate that flag with promiscuous, disease spreading sexual behavior and public degeneracy and grooming of children” would be nice.

    • Agree: Right_On
  29. ic1000 says:
    @Steve Sailer

    > most of the nice white ladies who approve of this letter have as their highest value not hedonism but politeness or something similar. They’d probably say kindness.

    Yep. This.

    [MORE]

    Mrs. ic1000 has the Rust Belt City local TV news turned on during the morning bustle. Its many shortcomings are almost entirely errors of omission.

    If you get your information from this source, you aren’t aware that the Russian-disinformation Hunter laptop is genuine, and implicates the President in corrupt Chinese business deals. That nonviolent 1/6 Insurrectionists [sic] in long-term pretrial solitary confinement are denied writs of habeas corpus. That monkeypox-infected promiscuous gays spread the disease at Pride sex parties to other promiscuous gays.

    Commenters here realize that the omitted details are at the heart of these stories. Nice white ladies don’t — they’re busy with their own lives.

    Sometimes you see one of the anchors at a local store, their pleasant demeanor matches their on-camera persona. It’s not like they are going to lie to you, or something. There’s no reason to be rude.

    This leaky, lowbrow approach to disinforming susceptible voters is surprisingly effective.

    • Disagree: Corvinus
    • Thanks: Old Prude
    • Replies: @Stan Adams
  30. Mike Tre says:

    How about rename it Pox (No Homo)?

  31. @Anon55uu

    I’m surprised the name “Manly” has been allowed to survive.

  32. Mike Tre says:
    @Steve Sailer

    “Nah, I think most of the nice white ladies who approve of this letter have as their highest value not hedonism but politeness or something similar. They’d probably say kindness. ”

    Not quite – the “nice” white ladies’ highest value is Appearances. They want to appear to be kind.

    In reality I have the feeling there is a lot of mutual underlying resentment between upper class white women and homosexuals.

    • Agree: JR Ewing
    • Replies: @Jim Don Bob
  33. @ic1000

    Recently a news anchor in Albany did an entire newscast while drunk:

    Wouldn’t it be interesting if an inebriated newscaster started telling the truth on the air? They’d cut him off quickly, but for a few seconds it would be quite a spectacle.

  34. Old Prude says:

    How about LGBTQP[ox]?

    • LOL: Mr. Anon
  35. Escher says:

    NYC joins many public health experts and community leaders who have expressed their serious concern about continuing to exclusively use the term “monkeypox” given the stigma it may engender, and the painful and racist history within which terminology like this is rooted for communities of color.

    Thanks NYC department of health, for triggering the association of monkeys with people of color.

  36. Pete P says:

    We could just call it “gay pox” if they don’t like monkey pox.

  37. Bill B. says:

    Soros’s sexual health expert, Sebastian Kohn, who recently came down loudly with Monkeypox, was surely supremely knowledgeable on how to avoid getting infected. Yet he admitted having weekend gay/kinky sex with several men.

    Ergo his role is obviously NOT about anything tedious like avoiding disease but rather monitoring narrative compliance.

    • Replies: @That Would Be Telling
  38. @AceDeuce

    Brilliant.
    If I headed up WHO’s public relations I’d hire you.

  39. @Liger

    Speaking of farts…

    I was in Book Off–a Japanese used books store–yesterday when an uncharacteristically obese, slovenly, and unwashed man butted in to my space in the aisle. I was trying to ignore him and keep browsing the English books when he suddenly ripped a loud and unmistakable fart. He didn’t flinch, move away, apologize or anything. I was totally incensed and only didn’t move because I needed to find a cheap English book to take to the beach for summer vacation. I was fuming over the fumes when my eyes alighted on, on the shelf, a thin paperback called Fart Proudly, and Other Writings of Benjamin Franklin You Didn’t Read in School. I had to laugh to myself.

    I picked up Kissinger’s The White House Years for the beach–only about \$4! It was a good find because most of the English books at Book Off are banal technical fare.

    • Replies: @hhsiii
    , @The Anti-Gnostic
  40. Alfa158 says:
    @AndrewR

    The problem is that they are smarter than the Whites who hold these insane beliefs, and therefore can do more damage. Whites believe things like this because they are midwits. These guys parrot those beliefs out of cold calculation because it is the path to power and success in a civilization run by crazy people. If these same people had somehow migrated to Nazi Germany they would be goose-stepping down the boulevard and throwing Roman salutes because that would be how to advance in that society.

    • Replies: @AndrewR
  41. @AceDeuce

    How about “Monkey-around-and-find-out-pox”?

    • LOL: JR Ewing
  42. BB753 says:
    @Steve Sailer

    It’s malice disguised as kindness. There are no nice liberal white ladies. Not any more, anyway.

    • Thanks: Coemgen
  43. @Ron Mexico

    Unless you mean monkeys aren’t Catholic bishops, you’re wrong. You’re probably confusing primates and apes–monkeys aren’t apes.

    I think Meretricious may be on to something. If there were any infectious trend or even just news story about blacks getting Monkeypox, it would inevitably make people think about blacks and monkeys.

    Basically, any reference now to monkeys in anything that can be associated with people is verboten, kind of like the way any word beginning with “nig-” is verboten.

    • Thanks: Ron Mexico
  44. Lumdy lumdy lie
    Lumdy lumdy lie

    A cat named Mickey came from out of town, yeah
    Spreadin’ a new disease around
    Just in a matter of a few days, yeah
    His pox caught on with all the gays

    Come on and get Mickey’s Monkey, children
    Come on and get Mickey’s Monkey, children

    Monkey see, monkey do
    Come on, you can catch the Monkey, too

    Look at these, now look at those
    My lymph nodes pooch out mo’ than yose

    • LOL: duncsbaby
    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  45. hhsiii says:
    @Chrisnonymous

    You could have carpet-bombed him, pointed to your Kissinger book and said “Cambodia.”

  46. Altai says:

    Much like people comment on modern black politicians in America being stuck in a mode of LARPing the civil rights movement despite there not being any legal restrictions or impediments against African-Americans and the real problems of poor blacks being essentially no different to poor whites; gay men have been falling over themselves looking to try to LARP the AIDs crisis of the early 80s.

    The reality is this outbreak was itself an outcome from authorities making PrEP widely available, ie, giving up on controlling HIV transmission among gay men by use of condoms. Was identified almost immediately and the risk factors made known to gay men worldwide instantly along with only a few weeks later having vaccines available as all involved accepted trying to get gay men to stop having circuit parties in big cities for a few weeks was an impossible ask.

    There was no neglect, health authorities have been on top of this very quickly they just seem powerless to demand or enforce any efforts to slow the spread.

    • Agree: notsaying
  47. Mr. Anon says:

    advocates who served on the front lines as the HIV/AIDS epidemic emerged, early misinformation about the virus led people to believe that it was spread to humans after people in Africa engaged in sexual activity with monkeys. This kind of false messaging created incalculable harm and stigma for decades to come.

    It especially stigmatized monkey-f**kers, which was particularly tragic.

    • LOL: JR Ewing
  48. Mr. Anon says:

    The very notion of stigma in society requires shame. Is there any evidence that men who participate in anonymous drug-fueled orgies and then, for example, write about it in The Guardian, are prone to shame?

  49. JR Ewing says:
    @Anon55uu

    A lot of this nonsense would end if professional athletes didn’t let themselves get used like this for political causes and were willing to lose a paycheck.

    A similar thing happened in the EPL earlier this year – many of the African players and indigenous English whites didn’t want to wear jerseys with rainbow colored numbers and initially refused to take the field. They were threatened with not getting paid and they rolled over quite readily.

    American athletes haven’t yet been forced to signify their pride, but it’s coming and I have no doubt that almost all of them will roll over too.

    • Replies: @Ed
  50. @PiltdownMan

    Trust a Harvard educated South Asian guy to signal that he’s woker-than-thou

    Eh, judging by the picture he practically oozes trustworthiness.

  51. possumman says:

    I am stocking up on Anti Monkey -Butt Powder https://www.antimonkeybutt.com/ also available for the ladies

  52. So it won’t help telling them that the original name is already a winner, and popular with all shades of humanity accept those who are likely to get it? If you look at it from an entertainment perspective, monkeypox is much better value for money than batflu. So many people united in mirth. That being said, I hate the idea that women or kids can be collaterally infected, and that mainstream media sees it as a way to produce more fear porn.

    I do see aappokke(Afrikaans) as a rare moment of honesty, it wrecks the narrative in a way that is sure to drive progressives to hypertension.

  53. JR Ewing says:
    @Steve Sailer

    The gays did a tremendous job of convincing liberal white ladies that “love is love”, which was the point of getting gay “marriage” legalized.

    Almost all sane, normal people are naturally revulsed by male homosexuality, especially once they learn the gory details of what goes on in that community…. but liberal white ladies have been conditioned not to be judgmental, so they don’t bother themselves with the details.

    If “love is love” they don’t need to know how nasty and perverted it is. The sentimentalism conveniently eliminates the need to know more, therefore they can stick to the high-mindedness and simply say that anyone who disagrees – anyone who is revulsed and understands the consequences of that hedonism on society and children – is just another bigot.

    Frankly, the other success of the gay special privileges rights movement was glomming on to the civil rights movement and somehow convincing a large segment of society that they had no agency at all and that choosing to participate in deviant sexual practices was as inherent and unavoidable as skin color. Again, liberal white ladies had been taught in school that “racism” was the ultimate sin, therefore disapproving of the behavior of fags was the same thing, then it was an equally bad sin itself.

  54. Charles says:
    @Meretricious

    It is quite literally so obvious, unmistakably obvious, that people do not see it.

  55. Huxley’s take on Monkey Pox

    https://thomashuxley.substack.com/p/your-clown-articles-from-todays-news

    Your Clown news commentary – Monkey pox and Jacinda Ardern

    Due to popular demand, a few comments on the news
    Thomas Huxley

    Rising Monkeypox Cases Causes Fear Among Scientists In The UK

    1. Monkey pox needs to be understood not merely as a “gay sex orgy disease” but rather a vaccinated gay sex orgy disease – Mike Adams, 7/26/2022

    This article is really important. The immune deficiency damage from the COVID vaccines of 2021 is really starting to kick in. That’s why Monkey pox is breaking out in “gay” men. Homosexual men as a group have lousy baseline immunity. With 96% vaccinated, and tremendous numbers boosted, they’re starting to crash. You’ve got Monkey sores all over the place. (…)

    • Thanks: BB753
  56. How about ‘handsome pox,’ or ‘stunning and brave pox?’

  57. Muggles says:
    @AceDeuce

    “Queer Pox”?

    “Gay Pox”?

    Or to go with the letter combo “science guy” how about

    “LGBTQ+ Pox”? Of course the Lesbians might object. Don’t want to get them riled up…

    • Replies: @Mike_from_SGV
  58. Paul Rise says:
    @Hodag

    I hope you are right but I think its as likely it spreads more widely in the next few weeks to non-gay populations, especially schoolchildren since its a point of pride (haha) for public schools to have as many gays on staff as possible.

    And of course they are widely represented in medical care and service industries, like airline Stewards.

    Its a pending disaster and doesn’t seem like any reason to believe that it won’t act like any other virus – spread as far and wide as it can.

  59. Dmon says:
    @GSP

    Or Rhesus-H.
    BTW, is a person who spreads Monkeypox referred to as a “Monkeypacker”?

  60. Alden says:

    Doesn’t matter what term is used. If it’s about men homosexuals the term quickly becomes a slur and a pejorative. The homos replaces homo with queer and then gay. Within months of the change to gay all those kids after school and Saturday programs had public service announcements telling kids the word “gay” is a cruel mean insult.

    At one time gay meant pimping and prostitution type of life For centuries syphillis was known as the pox. Everyone knew it didn’t mean small pox or chicken pox.

    In the big orgy cities like NYC Chicago San Francisco LA etc medical providers began calling AIDS “this new gay cancer” in the late 1970s. Then the new cancer became AIDS. AIDS was soon considered a demeaning pejorative hence the change to HIV.

  61. “Is it shutting down gay circuit parties? Of course not.”

    With a nod towards Aldous Huxley– “Ford forbid!”

  62. George says:

    The official New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene web page:

    Monkeypox (Orthopoxvirus)
    https://www1.nyc.gov/site/doh/health/health-topics/monkeypox.page

    “Monkeypox virus is one of the human orthopoxvirus along with variola (VARV), cowpox (CPX), and vaccinia (VACV) viruses. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monkeypox_virus”

    Sorry Alaskans, insensitive people named an orthopox for your state. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaskapox_virus

    Interesting is ‘ortho’ implies right angles or square. Pres Nixon founded a fraternity, the orthogonians, for the campus squares. But why does NYC use a name for monkeypox that implies straight people?

    https://www.whittier.edu/giving/societychallenge%3Fcfpage%3Dproject%26project_id%3D17566

  63. @Ron Mexico

    Actually they are of the primate order, but different genus/species from gorillas, chimps, orangs etc. On the other hand, I like “bunnypox” even better.

  64. Rob McX says:

    We know that during the COVID-19 pandemic, hate crimes against Asian and Pacific Islander individuals have exponentially increased…

    Indeed. And if cowardly feral blacks start attacking pox-weakened homosexuals, that’ll be put down to an exponential increase in homophobia. Look on the bright side – Trump might be re-elected president just in time to get the blame.

    • Replies: @That Would Be Telling
  65. anon[216] • Disclaimer says:
    @Ron Mexico

    Of course monkeys are primates.

    • Thanks: Ron Mexico
    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
  66. @Bill B.

    [Soros’s sexual health expert] role is obviously NOT about anything tedious like avoiding disease but rather monitoring narrative compliance.

    Indeed. He very specifically mentioned not being able to get an appointment for vaccination in what I dug up were the first two days the clinic was open before his Pride Pox weekend. If “Soros” doesn’t can him for making them look bad we can be pretty certain of your conclusion.

  67. @Rob McX

    We know that during the COVID-19 pandemic, hate crimes against Asian and Pacific Islander individuals have exponentially increased…

    Indeed. And if cowardly feral blacks start attacking pox-weakened homosexuals, that’ll be put down to an exponential increase in homophobia.

    Not likely to happen if it already hasn’t. As best we could guess in I think this very blog, this phenomena was due to, besides of course Black Brutality turned up to eleven by the 2020 summer of love and Soros prosecutors, the stark decrease in whites populating public places due to COVID. Thus these Asians no longer had a sea of normies they normally swum in to provide whatever protection that prompts blacks to target people who are alone or relatively so for these sorts of attacks.

  68. notsaying says:

    I was in NYC area in the 80s and beyond. I never heard anything so weird and silly as the idea that AIDS got started or spread from humans having sex with other animals.

    Let us hope that was not a popular idea here in the US. Back then people didn’t have the Internet to spread craziness and people didn’t believe anything they hear like they do today.

  69. @Mike Tre

    Nice white ladies put on the currently fashionable opinions just like they put on the currently fashionable clothes.

    See, for instance, the complete lack of pushback on Lia Thomas by the mothers of the other swimmers.

    • Agree: Mike Tre
  70. @notsaying

    Back then people didn’t have the Internet to spread craziness [like HIV’s zoonotic jump from monkeys was through sex] and people didn’t believe anything they hear like they do today.

    On the other hand the Internet has made me more aware of how monkeys can sometimes viciously attack people. Which provides a very straightforward monkey bodily fluid to human blood vector.

    And in the context of Ebola I learned about “bushmeat” and it being suspected as a vector for both. Although eating monkeys if you’re in a more jungle tropical forest vs. savanna type environment is perhaps somewhat obvious, if all the critters are small-sh you’ll be eating them like the squirrels which were once a lot more popular than they are today in the US, I assume due to post-WWII prosperity (they’re also a lot of work to hunt, dress and cook for not a lot of payoff in meat).

  71. As for a new name, why not keep it old-school, bring back words like buboes, to match the quaintness of the word monkeypox. Homosexualitis or maybe pride warts, freedom rash…the marketing potential is endless. You’re not really committed to the LGBTQ cause if you don’t have the boils to prove it, libtards! If people aren’t willing to get it, how will they ever force government to bless their behavior with tests and medication?

  72. Farenheit says:

    Broke Back Mountain Spotted Fever!!

  73. Rob says:

    I have a suggestion!

    MOnkeyPox Epidemic Disease

    MOPED. Should be pronounced “mo-ped,” I think. Add an H for Human after “monkeypox” to make MOHPED for obvious pronunciation.

  74. I enjoyed reading the suggestions for a new designation for the Monkeypox, funny enough as it is already, but yeah, you need something scary.

    As per the host’s suggestion, a sequence of 11 random letters, numbers, and characters as in the codes for videos on youtube would probably do the job. It might be easiest to just use one off a porno butt-sex video, the one with the most, errr, hits.

    Still, as we learned with the Covid-one-niner, if the name stops scaring the Bejesus out of the population, you go with plan β, Greek letters. Going Greek would especially apply here, in fact.

  75. Muggles says:
    @Mike Tre

    What? No stethoscope around his neck?

    He’s not trying very hard.

  76. “Monkeypox” is a misnomer, as the virus does not originate in monkeys and was only classified as such due to an infection seen in research primates.

    He’s right “Monkeypox”is highly stigmatizing and defamatory — to Monkeys! It implies that they like to get gang reamed for fun by other monkeys who don’t wear monkey condoms. The marginalized monkey community doesn’t deserve this unfair association with human buggery addicts.

    But in all seriousness, those woke m8ther f***ers aren’t just beclowning themselves in a silly culture war. The idiocy is highly likely to kill tens of thousands of normal people. Indeed, Monkeypox is waaaaay more transmissible than AIDS. Now that it is an uncontrolled epidemic among homos it is only a matter of time until it mutates to spread through the general population through casual contact or airborne droplets. The mutation has already begun.

    Before now, direct, physical contact was believed to be the main source of transmission, with a few exceptions—there have been examples where the virus may have been spread through airborne particles. Brittany L. Kmush, an associate professor at the Department of Public Health at Syracuse University, told Newsweek that although “typically, monkeypox is not thought of as an airborne virus,” its mode of transmission may have changed and subsequently, caused this outbreak.. https://www.newsweek.com/monkeypox-transmission-has-changed-scientists-dont-know-why-airborne-1715276

    Nice.

    Meanwhile, in highly related news, the data is now pretty clear that the coof vax increases your odds of getting covid as well as your overall odds of getting sick or dying. This is because the vax causes permanent antigenic fixation on a tiny slice of the original Wuhan variant that doesn’t exist anymore. New variants are evolved precisely to spread through this immuno-damaged vaxxed population — exactly as all virologists predicted prior to the hysteria of 2020. So this effect is just going to get worse over time.

    https://boriquagato.substack.com/p/the-vaccinated-superspread-hypothesis

    https://alexberenson.substack.com/p/the-vaccines-have-failed/comments?utm_source=%2Fprofile%2F12729762-alex-berenson&utm_medium=reader2

    https://boriquagato.substack.com/p/lying-with-statistics-us-all-cause

    Deborah Birx is now hilariously lying that “I knew these vaccines were not going to protect against infection.” https://boriquagato.substack.com/p/yes-birx-is-lying-about-her-vaccine

  77. @Coemgen

    The trend for changing the names of well-known things into non-mnemonic strings of characters is linguistic anarcho-tyranny.

    Agreed. Also, changing dictionary definitions in real time during a debate — to wit, a “vaccine” no longer has to confer any immunity against infection.

  78. • LOL: MEH 0910
  79. @watson79

    So was this song Mick’s coming out?

  80. If you plug (pardon the expression) in the characters “hMPXV” after youtube.com/, you get “This page isn’t available. Sorry about that… Try searching for something else.”

    Along with this picture:

    • LOL: Achmed E. Newman
  81. S Johnson says:
    @Steve Sailer

    Matthew Schmitz had a good piece characterizing the homosexuality-defending Jesuit priest Father James Martin as “Father Manners” with “respect, compassion, and sensitivity” as the foundations of his worldview.

    https://www.firstthings.com/web-exclusives/2017/08/fr-manners

    • Replies: @Art Deco
    , @Hibernian
  82. martin_2 says:
    @notsaying

    I like the idea that Aids came about in humans because men had sex with Chimpanzees. It never seems to occur to anyone that a Chimp would rip a man to shreds.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  83. Nachum says:
    @PiltdownMan

    MDs and PhDs will both tell you that MD-PhDs are usually not very good at either.

  84. Anonymous[361] • Disclaimer says:
    @AceDeuce

    Good idea. Back in my salad days, my school chums decided that AIDS was an acronym for Arse Injected Death Sentence.

    Honest disease names are always useful.

    • LOL: Jim Don Bob
  85. BenjaminL says:

    What we have here is a case of Lib Metaphysics:

    “In lib metaphysics, a substance known as ‘stigma’ can attach itself to otherwise healthy activities such as piss orgies, sex work, needle drugs. Once a behavior has been ‘stigmatized’, the addition of this ‘stigma’ transforms it from harmless to deadly.”

  86. Hibernian says:

    I expected this to happen as soon as this disease was announced the way it was and am shocked it took so long.

  87. @Steve Sailer

    A monkey pox on both your houses?😊

  88. Hibernian says:
    @S Johnson

    He hasn’t shown good manners towards Conservatives. Leftwing priests never do.

  89. We could take a cue from the early days of AIDS and call it “gay cancer.”

  90. MEH 0910 says:

  91. MEH 0910 says:

    Steve Sailer Retweeted:

  92. @notsaying

    <a title=”"https://twitter.com/EnchantedMeat/status/1552078942932152320&quot;https://twitter.com/EnchantedMeat/status/1552078942932152320&quot;Another suggestion from the end of a ZeroHedge article on the WHO’s latest exhortations:

    I promise if they change the name to Smallcox this disease will be eradicated in a week.

    — Enchanted Meat (@EnchantedMeat) July 26, 2022

    Though as some people have been suggesting, the extreme pain might make a difference. That same article quoting CNBC summering data from the WHO said “About 10% of monkeypox patients have been hospitalized to manage pain from the disease.” And a number of gays are telling us in excruciating detail just how excruciating the experience can be.

  93. epebble says:
    @watson79

    From the album ‘The Birds, The Bees, & The Monkees’

  94. MEH 0910 says:


    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/07/27/science/murder-hornet-renamed.html
    https://archive.ph/uCBwM

    Chris Looney, an entomologist at the Washington State Department of Agriculture who has been leading efforts to control the spread of the hornets, wrote the official proposal to change the insect’s name. He cited various reasons for doing so, including the rise of anti-Asian hate crimes during the COVID-19 pandemic. Connecting a scary insect, already associated with murder and attempted eradication, to Asia, might stoke more anti-Asian sentiment.

    […]
    The adoption of this new name is part of the Entomological Society’s Better Common Names Project, which was launched in 2021 to facilitate communication between scientists and the public. The project’s task force was also responsible for renaming the Lymantria dispar, the spongy moth. Previously, the insect’s common name contained a term that is derogatory to Romani people.

  95. Ed says:
    @JR Ewing

    American athletes have been asked to wear pride apparel. The was a dust up when several Tampa Bay Ray players refused to wear a pride emblem on their jersey. The media tried to make it a thing by saying fans were unhappy but they could only find a few upset gay fans.

    https://www.npr.org/2022/06/06/1103303679/tampa-bay-rays-rainbow-logo-pride-night

  96. AndrewR says:
    @Alfa158

    Many Indian immigrants are bright but this guy seems like a midwit to me. Maybe I’m just coping, idk.

    • Replies: @Old Brown Fool
  97. Rob McX says:
    @MEH 0910

    How about the “hornet formerly known as murder”?

  98. @anon

    Of course monkeys are primates.

    And sometimes vice versa.

  99. Anonymous[361] • Disclaimer says:
    @martin_2

    I like the idea that Aids came about in humans because men had sex with Chimpanzees. It never seems to occur to anyone that a Chimp would rip a man to shreds.

    Maybe the man didn’t have a choice in the matter then.

  100. So let’s call it “faggotpox’ instead. That’s what I call it!

    Oops, was I allowed to say that? 😉

  101. @MEH 0910

    [The Entomological Society of America renames the murder hornet from Asia and the gypsy moth.]

    Behold the converged organization that instead of furthering its ostensible goals works against them. Here, effectively trying to make years and decades of information inaccessible if you use the new names, or more likely confusing people as new reports of newly renamed insects don’t help unless and until you remember the new to old name correspondence.

  102. @the one they call Desanex

    Thank you, Desanex! How many other Mother’s Finest fans lurk these pages.

    Joyce Kennedy on vocals:

  103. @Achmed E. Newman

    Oops, she’s just doing some of the backing vocals on this one.

    Seriously, how many black bands have you ever known who actually played ROCK music?

  104. @AndrewR

    He seems to have been raised in the United States. From his name, I guess his personal name is Ashwin and his father’s (personal) name is Vasan. They do not have a surname inherited from father to son; instead, they follow the Nordic name of somebody s/o somebody.

  105. @Achmed E. Newman

    Sorry, I’m not really a Mother’s Finest fan. I had in mind the original “Mickey’s Monkey” by Smokey Robinson and the Miracles.

  106. @MEH 0910

    Scientists hope to reduce negative and nationalistic associations with the insect that is turning up in the Pacific Northwest.

    Translation: the people who fund scientists hope to obscure the truth.

  107. Anon[259] • Disclaimer says:

    Anal sex causes cancer.

    Oral sex causes cancer. There is a landslide of teenagers going to get their teeth cleaned & walking out with a stage three mouth cancer diagnosis from oral sex. Ask your dentist.

    The combination of Anal & Oral sex(hereinafter aos) leads to horrific gastrointestinal diseases & the attempt to treat them leads to antibiotic resistant staph infections. In the winter of 2005/2006 there was an episode in San Francisco that terrified the CDC. It happened a few years ago in Melbourne Australia. Both have high populations of same-sex attracted people who engage in aos.

    But same sex attraction isn’t exclusively the problem. If Justin & Brittney think the coolest thing is for him to shove his tongue & penis in every orifice in her body & invite friends & neighbors to join in the fun, even if 100% of the penetration is male into female, these people are a public health problem. Sodomy is the problem.

    To my mind, the proper thing is for people who engage in aos is to have higher health insurance premiums.

    https://archive.ph/eR1IQ

    https://archive.ph/oHvXF

    https://archive.ph/rj0G2

    https://archive.ph/MprlL

    https://www.health.com/condition/oral-health/palatal-petechiae-can-dentists-tell-oral-sex

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-9133745/Health-Lots-oral-sex-young-age-increases-risk-HPV-related-mouth-throat-cancer.html

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