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Yesterday I received an email saying “Woohoo – you just got paid! $3,383.92 was just sent out to you from Patreon covering earnings up to July 6, 2021.”

Woohoo indeed. When your boss fires you with “here’s the money we owe you, now get out of here” he doesn’t say “woohoo.” But Patreon is run by mindless robots, and they’re even more obnoxious than the lousiest boss.

A dozen emails down, another Patreon bot wrote: “Hey there! We hope you’re having a good day. We’re writing to give you a heads up about a small change for some of your patrons…” (Long story short, Patreon was changing their terms to grab a bigger share of the money, as they so often do. Apparently the grab-more-money bot hadn’t heard that I was fired.)

A few more emails down, another Patreo-bot wrote:

“Dear Dr. Kevin Barrett,

We are writing to let you know that your account is currently suspended because it violates our Community Guidelines. If you want to reactivate your account, please read the Community Guidelines carefully and make any necessary updates to your creator page. If you have any questions, please answer directly to this email and a member of the team will be in touch as soon as possible….Please don’t hesitate to reach out, we are happy to answer any questions you have about this process.

Best,
Patreon team”

I wrote back:

“Hello,

I don’t believe I have violated any community guidelines. But after reviewing them, I noticed the new guideline on ‘medical misinformation.’ That policy, which presumably relates to COVID, didn’t exist when I started posting on Patreon. Since my show is primarily a platform for hearing ‘the other side of the story’ on all of the most important public policy issues, I have featured a couple of scientists and doctors, like internationally-acclaimed peer-reviewed biowar expert Meryl Nass MD and anti-aging scientist Josh Mitteldorf, who disagree with some of the CDC and WHO policies. So I assume that must be the problem.

Please note that I have also interviewed experts who support CDC and WHO policies, like historian Eric Zuesse and science professor Gideon Polya. I think my overall coverage of COVID issues is ‘fair and balanced’ given that the whole purpose of my show is to critique mainstream perspectives from the most defensible and interesting angles.

I would appreciate it if someone at Patreon could help me figure out what I need to do to remain in compliance.

Best

Dr. Kevin Barrett”

But nobody at Patreon was interested in being reasonable. Another mindless bot wrote back:

“Hi there,

Thank you for your patience.

Upon further review, we have determined that the content on funded by your project (sic) fundamentally misleads the public with dubious claims and unsubstantiated theories regarding COVID-19.

In the interest of the public’s general safety, your page will not be reinstated and will be permanently removed.”

So why am I a threat to public safety? It isn’t “COVID denial.” Unlike many in the alternative info-sphere, not to mention most of the 74 million Trump voters, I have consistently opined that COVID-19 is probably about as dangerous as mainstream scientists say it is.

So what “dubious claims and unsubstantiated theories” could they be talking about? I think I know the answer: Ron Unz’s claim that COVID-19 likely emerged out of a bio-war attack on China and Iran by American neoconservatives.

By promoting that hypothesis, I made the Associated Press/Atlantic Council list of “The Superspreaders Behind Top COVID-19 Conspiracy Theories.”

The AP and Atlantic Council didn’t intend my “superspreader” anointment as a compliment. They published my location alongside a picture of me that might as well as have had a target drawn on it.

Do the CIA-linked wonks at the Atlantic Council honestly believe the likely truth about COVID is a threat to “the public’s general safety”? They might. Maybe they think it could end the American empire, a destabilizing prospect that might make the world a riskier place. Or maybe they think the truth about US biowarfare could spark public outrage in China and set the stage for World War III. (And yes, I think we all can agree that World War III might threaten public safety.)

In any event, Patreon’s censorship was obviously political, not medical. They terminated me shortly after I broadcast back-to-back interviews with two big-name American politicians, Rep. Dennis Kucinich and Sen. Mike Gravel. The Kucinich interview touched on America’s extreme corruption including high-level political assassinations, while my rebroadcast Gravel interview, complete with newly-minted transcript, featured the Senator speaking powerfully for 9/11 truth. These topics, like COVID as neocon biowar, are taboo in the lamestream as well as pseudo-alternative media; they are career-killers, because the careerists have gotten the message that the Deep State will crush anyone with sufficient “reach” who talks about them.

I am not a Trump voter, nor a Q follower. But I do know something about the Deep State, because I have read the literature, beginning with the work of UC-Berkeley professor Peter Dale Scott, who popularized the term. The permanent government that oversees US imperial policy accepts that committing crimes in service to empire is part of the cost of doing business. Among their crimes: Massive, treasonous, 4th-Amendment-violating surveillance of political “threats,” including dissident Americans like me. If they noticed me having subversive conversations with names like Kucinich and Gravel, and promoting ideas like Unz’s COVID hypothesis, they might well have decided that the time has come to try to put me out of business, or at least make my life more difficult. First step: demonetization. Destroying a person financially is one way to shut them up.

Well, I am not going to shut up. So here I am on Substack, a platform explicitly dedicated to the proposition “that hosting a broad range of views is good for democracy…We just disagree with those who would seek to tightly constrain the bounds of acceptable discourse. We think the principles of free speech can not only survive the internet, but that they can help us survive as a society that now must live with all the good and bad that the internet brings.”

Woo-hoo! That’s a scintillating mission statement, Substack. As a guy dedicated to expanding the Overton Window to truly panoramic dimensions, I could hardly have said it better myself.

So my former Patreon subscribers, and everyone else who appreciates no-holds-barred free speech, are invited to subscribe to me here at Substack.

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  1. Virtually every journalist that I respect is on Substack… and it’s already in the crosshairs. I really hope the people who keep it going have personal and professional lives that can withstand minute scrutiny and an arsenal of dirty tricks.

  2. I find it ironic of Kevin’s banning on medical misinformation since he has been nowhere on the gene-altering injection as the pathogen itself. He seems to not acknowledge his well-spoken guests on the “vaxx” such as Cat and the British woman who dropped massive truth bombs. The Harvard Pilgrim study on the underreporting of the VAERS databases shows that deaths and injuries are dramatically higher. There are dozens of injury mechanisms from the spike protein bioweapon including sterility and prion disease that should lead to accelerated dementia in all shot recipients, should they live that long or die from myocarditis first. There is no corona virus as a cause of illness, all illness is caused by the spike protein itself and the lipid nanoparticles. All Kevin seems to say is “My producer Alan got the injection and he’s fine.” For now.

    • Thanks: Sarah
    • Replies: @Kevin Barrett
    , @Getaclue
  3. Rahan says:

    The merger of deep state fiefdoms, megacorp monopolists, and media/academia into a planetary cartel is truly leading the world to a utopia.

    Too bad it didn’t happen the first attempt when Obama tried to fuse the north hemisphere, and only a provincial parliament in Belgium stopped that, and then Trump stalled it for another 4 years, but now the time for the great reset has finally come. Amen and a women!

    Good luck, Mr. Barrett.

  4. Biff says:
    @Sollipsist

    and it’s already in the crosshairs.

    Agreed, they get to that domain as well, and the never ending pursuit of the truth – either exposing it or covering it up – will always have the rabbit on the run.

    Good luck to the truth jihads….

    • Agree: Iris
  5. polistra says:

    I canceled my Patreon membership immediately.

    Ditto the previous comment…. I hope and pray that the managers of Substack have enough GUTS to keep going. The pressures are enormous, but blackmail isn’t deadly. We’ve seen in the “virus” hoax that some GUTSY leaders have maintained the truth, and they have survived to prove that truth works better than lies.

  6. jsinton says:

    The flak is always heaviest when your right over target.

    • Agree: ruralguy, anaccount
    • Replies: @animalogic
  7. John S says:

    Since ….

    a) neocons are on the record at meetings 10 or so years ago saying they were going to give China a cold

    b) Fauci said there would be a pandemic during Trump’s presidency

    c) by ensuring the Chinese were working on Covid in Wuhan by giving them US taxpayer’s funds to work on it the neocons could release Covid nearby or via infected Fort Detrick athletes and plausibly say it came from the lab …. after strenuously denying it for over a year to cover their tracks of course

    ……….. I would say it is a highly likely scenario that the US was behind Covid but that it has backfired spectacularly as they didn’t and still don’t understand how the immune system actually works. And now they are busy doubling down on the disaster by maiming their own populations for life with the shots, what little life they have left that is.

    • Replies: @Priss Factor
  8. Don’t some people use Subscribestar?

    • Replies: @Badger Down
  9. anaccount says:

    It’s the biggest delusion this planet has ever seen and Kevin got banned for offering a slightly different perspective on it, simple as that. I’m going to guess Kevin is a little less convinced by ‘mainstream science’ now, the kind of science that is bought and paid for.

    Hopefully.

  10. Toza says:

    Dear Dr. Barrett, I know life hasn’t been easy for you, but someday it will all be worth it.
    We support you in your struggle against the evil forces of this world!

    • Thanks: Kevin Barrett
  11. Ghali says:

    What tha F**CK? Unbelievable. Can you do this in American “democracy”? Which “Community” that Patreon trying to protect and from what? Kevin, you are a very lucky man. You are not Julian Assange.

    Patreon is as dirty Zionist rubbish as Facebook and Twitter.

    • Agree: acementhead
  12. @John S

    Maybe it’s time to call Neocons ‘Neolibs’ or just the Glob.

    • Replies: @Sarah
  13. This is the future folks

    I think the so called ‘ blogosphere ‘ and ‘ alternative ‘ news shites have had a pretty good run for their money

    It was only a matter of time before TPTB caught up,i see the saker is self censoring as he no longer links to South Front,well you can thank your mates in the Kremlin and Assange for this because its they who have used you,and now you’ll pay the price of treachery

    You’ve created a cosy little self righteous propaganda ecosystem with the Kremlin sat slap bang in the middle,just what did you think would happen,especially since Putin the Mad has decided to start
    Cold War 2.0

    Anyway i hope Unz keeps going as i cant wait to see the articles about Russia when its obviously going down the shit tube

    • LOL: Iris, Rufus Clyde
    • Troll: Sarah
  14. @Priss Factor

    That was a weird experience. Every time I click on something, it jumps randomly to something else.

    The bottom line in the story above is how it’s done. Click on ” subscribe to me here at Substack.” and a page appears. Click “take a look” and you can see a vid an two stories. If you like it you can subscribe.

  15. anon[231] • Disclaimer says:

    Wikipedia articles over the years have gone from studiously neutral to openly promoting a narrative.

    • Agree: Sarah
  16. Sarah says:

    I didn’t know about Patreon; I just went there for the first and… last time. Their presentation is disgusting: propaganda promoting “diversity”, “multiracialism”, multiculturism” etc.

    I didn’t know Substack either: I followed the link provided in the article:

    Substack’s view of content moderation
    https://on.substack.com/p/substacks-view-of-content-moderation

    It is really comforting to read such a text.

    What Substack says about some of the other so-called “social” media, and in particular about their methods of swindling (I can only think of that word to describe their methods) their users, is fascinating.
    I recommend everyone to read it even if you don’t want to join.

    • Thanks: Iris
  17. Anonymous[309] • Disclaimer says:

    “Dear Kevin,

    Looks like you’ve had too much to think. Please take the necessary precautions to cover only MSM Approved™ talking points. Thanks!

    -Patreon team”

    • LOL: Sarah
  18. The great Kevin Barrett….Yeah!!!….From the breakthrough C-SPAN spot regarding 9/11 Truth….to getting censored at Patreon….and all the while with terrific sense of humor!

    Much Thanks!

    And Thanks for Unz for this platform and great forum!

    Now just remember the British run the American Deep State….its the Crown’s Virus….with five eyes and false flag pirate ships of Skull an Bones everywhere, flying all types of flags…Moderna, Astra Zeneca, Pfizer, World Economic Forum, CDC, WHO, Wall Street, YMCA, Frankfurt School, Critical Race Theory, Pilgram’s Society, blockchain, …etc, Etc, ETC….

  19. Sarah says:
    @Priss Factor

    Maybe it’s time to call Neocons ‘Neolibs’ or just the Glob.

    I suggest renaming them neotrotskyists or neobolsheviks😏

  20. I have consistently opined that COVID-19 is probably about as dangerous as mainstream scientists say it is.

    Totally worth American lives disrupted, economy ruined (16 trillion lost), ushering in medical tyranny and election theft.

    Over sniffles with a 99% recovery rate.

    • Agree: Rubicon
  21. They repeat what many others are doing: “Community Guidelines” mean “our party line or you are censored”. Boycott the censors. God will judge them, eventually. Freedom lovers are going to have to create a new free country somewhere soon. Millions will flock to it.

  22. Maybe an investigative journalist should look into the management of Patreon.

    All the social media sites are left leaning, to put it mildly. Even the sites that sprung up to counter them seem to have been taken over by woke management now.

    I’d be curious to learn what mechanisms were used to neuter any site that doesn’t agree with the oligarchy’s narrative. Is it just lack of funds to continue being a right leaning site (free speech, 2nd amendment, etc) that eventually causes a shake up and a change in direction, or is there something else going on like blackmail, physical threats, denied banking relationships, etc?

    I’d like to hear from some of the originators of sites like Parler, gab, etc that must know the back story.

    • Replies: @Sarah
    , @Realist
  23. gotmituns says:

    “dubious claims and unsubstantiated theories”
    —————————————————–
    What’s wrong with that? I have no problem with dubious claims and unsubstantiated theories.

  24. @alwayswrite

    Your an idiot, fuck off!

    • Replies: @wmf
  25. @Sick of Orcs

    Average age for Covid death in my province is 80, with 3.6 comorbidities. Over 60% of deaths occurring among those already consigned to long-term care. Does mainstream science characterize the danger in a way that reflects these figures?

    • Replies: @Sick of Orcs
  26. Covid-19 does not exist, it has never been isolated, it is an illusion, a myth, a phantom conceived in the demented, satanic minds of the WEF, United Nations UN Agenda 2030, the Rockefeller and Gates Foundations and most importantly of all , the zionist central banks including the FED, this illusion is to scare and terrorize the people of the world into taking the genocide vaccines, that are not vaccines but and injection of mRNA, which alters the DNA and destroys the immune system and thereby becomes a genocide agent.

    This covid-19 scam and psyop is a depopulation agenda sold as a world wide pandemic, this is a monsterous , diabolical, draconian, lie, the biggest lie and scam in the history of the world, that will become hell on earth if these bastards get away with it.

    • Disagree: Thim
    • Replies: @Stonehands
  27. Sarah says:
    @RoatanBill

    Maybe an investigative journalist should look into the management of Patreon.

    You can do it yourself and generalize this not only to the so-called “social” media, but also to dating sites (to be avoided anyway), daily newspapers, magazines, online shops and all restaurant or store chains.

    Find out who runs them and who their main shareholders are.

    Stop paying those who are working to impoverish, disadvantage and destroy you.

    • Replies: @RoatanBill
  28. @Sick of Orcs

    For a nation of aged, overweight, over-medicated, un-educated individuals, a 99% recovery rate is fantastic.

  29. @Sarah

    I’m not in the investigating business. I have no social media account, have never been to any of their sites and really don’t care what they do because I don’t enable them. People who use those sites are guilty of enabling them and they should be the ones trying to curtail their abuses.

    The sentence you highlighted was meant as a not so subtle hint to the author to use his skills to investigate how those sites function, who pays the freight and expose the chain of command instead of doing an article about how they abused him. He has a reason to spend his time and energy on an exposé, I don’t.

  30. wmf says:
    @Ukraine Tiger

    Dear,
    Dumbass-

    It’s “you’re,” you are. Here’s another one for your moronic intellect. Could HAVE= Could’ve, not could of. If you’re going to insult someone or call them names, you should at least make a tiny attempt at not sounding like an idiot in the process.

    • Replies: @Ukraine Tiger
  31. “Community guidelines” are always complete bullsh*t as the “community” has nothing to do with them. They’re just arbitrary rules which can be changed on a moment’s notice so as to gulag anyone that steps on the wrong toes or commits wrong think. Patreon’s “guideline” in this case was probably a phone call from Fauci or some other DC healthocrat stoogebot.

    Censorship never “protects” people from lies, it protects (((rulers))) from the truth.

  32. Che Guava says:

    Like much of what you say, but you studiously omit to say that you are a weird convert to Islam on just about all of your articles.

    Maybe that was a condition for your marriage, if you are indeed married to a Musselwoman.

  33. Mikael_ says:

    Is Substack located in a Western country, and under a Western management?

    Then get ready to be shadowbanned or bumped within a year from now, so plan ahead for your next evasive action. Doesn’t matter what nice-sounding statements Substack posts currently.

  34. bj0311 says:

    Unlike many in the alternative info-sphere, not to mention most of the 74 million Trump voters, I have consistently opined that COVID-19 is probably about as dangerous as mainstream scientists say it is.

    I love how you have to stick in “Trump supporters” to make your argument. I do not believe it is as dangerous as they say to ordinary healthy people and that is based on research as well as extensive cross-country travel (I will not travel internationally until I can fly without a face diaper). I have yet to see bodies piled up anywhere nor people gagging and hacking up coronavirus anywhere. So my belief is supposed to discredited because most Trump supporters are unreflective rednecks? Quit your whining you already know these big tech companies are the enemy, just what did you expect from them?

    Imagine a virus so deadly it doesn’t affect those to don’t give a damn about it.

  35. @Rufus Clyde

    Does mainstream science characterize the danger in a way that reflects these figures?

    Of course not! Herd the healthy and force them to stay indoors, even though it’s been known for a century sunlight and fresh air kill viruses.

    Oh, and no trying inexpensive, already-on-the market medicines…we’re working on a special vaccine you will (eventually) be forced to take.

  36. Realist says:
    @RoatanBill

    All the social media sites are left leaning, to put it mildly. Even the sites that sprung up to counter them seem to have been taken over by woke management now.

    This is one of the problems of letting entities obtain too much wealth and power. Billionaires have money to burn…this should not be so.

    The Deep State is an amalgamation of multi-billionaires and people in positions of power. This allows them to subvert the First Amendment…which applies to Congress only.

    • Replies: @RoatanBill
  37. BorisMay says:

    Come on Mr Unz. No one wants to read this drivel. Anyone still on Patreon or any of the Establishment avenues is not alternative or even a real questioner of Establishment truth.

    Covid19 is the flu. There is no doubt about that with people with independent thinking.

    This writer is an Establishment shill. Be gone with you.

  38. I asked this somewhere else but:

    How do you make yourself un-de-platformable? Russian hosting? Bitcoin-based fundraising?

    • Replies: @Iris
  39. JonnyDepp says:

    Why do people wait until THEY are censored to leave a platform?

    Once a platform engages in censorship EVERYBODY who actually gives a damn about truth should leave.

    Why do decent people keep directing their energy into these authoritarian platforms?

  40. Meh, Patreon doesn’t make as much money with accounts like yours as they do with CamGirls, and they are far less controversial.

  41. @Do not comply

    I agree that it’s ironic that I’m banned for “medical misinformation” since I have tried to evaluate medical data fairly and reasonably.

    On the other hand, I have made an effort to cover the most persuasive arguments by the best-qualified vaccine skeptics including Geert Vanden Bossche and Luc Montagnier. Meryl Nass has appeared on my show as a voice of responsible, data-driven vaccine skepticism. She highly recommends the following:

    https://childrenshealthdefense.org/defender/censored-dark-horse-podcast-bret-weinstein-robert-malone-inventor-mrna-vaccine-technology/

    https://rumble.com/vjlb79-darkhorsepodcast-dr.-brett-weinstein-dr.-robert-malone-and-mr.-steve-kirsch.html


    • Thanks: Agent76, Iris
    • Replies: @barn moose
  42. Anon[389] • Disclaimer says:

    SARS-CoV-2 mRNA vaccines induce persistent human germinal centre responses
    https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-021-03738-2_reference.pdf

    SPARS Pandemic 2025–2028
    https://stars.library.ucf.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1029&context=jicrcr

  43. @Realist

    The vast majority of the federal laws would probably be unconstitutional if each had to pass a constitutional test without any reference to some intermediate law.

    For example, by what right does the federal gov’t prohibit owning or regulating gun silencers. No one can point at any section of the constitution that grants them any rights at all over guns and the 2nd Amendment clearly prohibits such laws and yet they exist.

    The process whereby these unconstitutional laws get enacted is by allowing a slow creep from one law to the next to the next to the next and then at some future time, a new law bases its existence on an immediate prior law that makes it sound reasonable, but if that new law had to stand on its own against a constitutional challenge, it would fail.

    Since federal law is superior to state and other laws, it makes no sense to allow the states to make or subvert laws contrary to the constitution. The reason this occurs is because the supreme court is a bogus institution.

    • Replies: @Carroll Price
    , @Realist
  44. frontier says:
    @Sarah

    Substack’s view of content moderation: Our content guidelines will evolve over time, but the prohibitions will remain focused and with a strong presumption of protecting that freedom.

    “presumption”… LOL.

  45. tobi999 says:
    @alwayswrite

    boy you are so fucking stupid if stupidity would roll….you had to use breaks even up the hill so fast you were spining and rolling………what are you doing here, you fuckhead….nothing constructive just giving out…….your brain-farts……. go and see a doctor….your days are numbered …stupid little green CIA build back better non binary troll you are losing everywhere……..you fuckhead you do not even know if you are male or female or toaster….the mental degeneration is strong in you……..you truly deserve a prize for being the most stupid idiot on the planet you clown……

  46. @RoatanBill

    The Constitution was canceled on April 9th, 1865.

  47. @tobi999

    I take it you disagree then 😂

  48. eah says:

    While ‘Community Guidelines’ are stated in legalese they are largely arbitrary, interpreted however the platform provider sees fit, and actions based on them are very difficult to contest (hence it’s usually pointless to do so).

    Communications Decency Act/§230At its core, Section 230(c)(1) provides immunity from liability for providers and users of an “interactive computer service” who publish information provided by third-party users … The statute in Section 230(c)(2) further provides “Good Samaritan” protection from civil liability for operators of interactive computer services in the removal or moderation of third-party material they deem obscene or offensive, even of constitutionally protected speech, as long as it is done in good faith.

    So re §230, most people are familiar with §230(c)(1), which offers platforms (‘providers of an interactive computer service’) immunity for content published by users — but fewer know about §230(c)(2), which offers liability protection for platforms that remove/censor content, as long as this is done in ‘good faith’, e.g. per some plausible- sounding interpretation of their ‘Community Guidelines’ and/or ‘Terms of Service’.

    Clearly §230, specifically §230(c)(2), is now being widely abused by platform providers — but this has been true for several years; it was already a big problem in 2015/2016 (the run-up to the 2016 presidential election) — Trump was president and the Republicans controlled Congress 2017 – 2019, but they did nothing.

    • Agree: frontier
  49. @Kevin Barrett

    Kevin

    1. Do you think the term “Flu Hoaxer” is meant to be dismissive in this instance?

    Ron Unz:

    It appears that after many months of dogged resistance, our friend “utu” has finally declared himself a Flu Hoaxer…

    […]

    Therefore, if “utu” believes the Harvard study, he must also believe that Covid infections either aren’t dangerous or that Covid isn’t strongly contagious, placing him among the Flu Hoaxers.

    https://www.unz.com/mwhitney/the-covid-bioweapon-made-in-the-usa-aimed-at-china/?showcomments#comment-4743440

    I’m fairly new to the site but that’s how it struck me.

    2. Do you consider Jon Rappoport to be among the voices of “responsible, data-driven vaccine skepticism”?

    Thanks.

    • Thanks: Rufus Clyde
    • Replies: @Kevin Barrett
  50. Iris says:
    @Cho Seung-Hui

    The Saker has been hosting his blog in Iceland for a few years now.

    He does have Patreon sponsorship going, but to my extremely limited knowledge, he does never approach the 9/11 subject.

  51. Getaclue says:
    @Do not comply

    They aren’t just poisoning you with the Spike Protein — same people are up in the sky raining it down on you! All you have to do is daily basically look up and there it is being poured out on you…people are really in denial or completely ignorant as to what is going on….:
    https://www.geoengineeringwatch.org/

  52. rehman says:

    it is about time. Whitney Webb and others have moved.
    Better late than never. The heck with them

  53. 7916 says:

    So, you’re filing for arbitration, right? Your subscribers are going to do so as well, right?

    Because that’s how you fight back. There have been some very relevant legal cases relating to this lately.

  54. @Desert Fox

    Forget about it, buddy. This kike Unz is doing his part legitimizing this scamdemic global takedown- and I can guarantee that people like him and most of the other over- educated, gullible eggheads on this site were first in line for the shots. They are true-believers and want to demonstrate their virtue to the Jew World Order overlords; consequently sucking you and I into the black hole of living life on the “subscription plan” through their endless amazing science frankenshots, via instant communication within the digital plantation.

  55. Rubicon says:

    Someone explain this:

    How is it that Mike Whitney’s articles about Covid are published here, yet it appears he’s not CENSORED, while Kevin Barrett is being censured by Patreon?

    Why can’t Barrett simply post his articles via Unz and forget about Patreon?
    Don’t understand.

  56. @wmf

    Yep, good on ya dipshit

  57. @barn moose

    1. I think people who argue that “COVID is just the flu” or “there is no such virus” or “there is no such thing as viruses” are way out on a proverbial limb, and that these extremely weak claims discredit by association the stronger non-mainstream arguments.

    2. I have read several Rappoport articles and if I understand him correctly, he is making the extremely weak claims mentioned above.

  58. Realist says:
    @RoatanBill

    The process whereby these unconstitutional laws get enacted is by allowing a slow creep from one law to the next to the next to the next and then at some future time, a new law bases its existence on an immediate prior law that makes it sound reasonable, but if that new law had to stand on its own against a constitutional challenge, it would fail.

    Correct, what you are describing is stare decisis…which is Latin for let past dumbass decisions decide future dumbass decisions.

  59. Approximately how many hours of work does it take to earn $3,383.92 on Patreon? Can a person earn a living doing it?

  60. @Kevin Barrett

    I challenge you to show any source that says covid-19 has been isolated, you can not, it has not been isolated because it does not exist, it is the biggest scam and psyop in the history of the world.

  61. @tobi999

    You have made five comments on this site. They are all very powerful. What effect do you see them having?

  62. Unlike many in the alternative info-sphere, not to mention most of the 74 million Trump voters, I have consistently opined that COVID-19 is probably about as dangerous as mainstream scientists say it is.

    Is that supposed to make you trustworthy?

    I am not a Trump voter, nor a Q follower.

    Is that supposed to make you acceptable to liberals?

    You claim that Covid is “as dangerous as mainstream scientists say it is.” If that’s true, then where are the mountains of bodies? Show me hospitals that are indeed full. Show me anything.

    Did you think that by supporting the pandemic hoax, you would get away with questioning certain aspects of the hoax?

    That’s like “mostly” supporting the Jewish “holocaust.” You must support every detail of the “holocaust” hoax, the pandemic hoax, the 9-11 hoax, the January 6 “insurrection” hoax, and so on, or you will be purged, as you found out. If you deviate one iota from orthodoxy, you are done.

    Our society is built on myriad lies, legends, fables, and hoaxes. If you question any aspect of any of these lies, you are finished, no matter how much you support the rest of the lies.

    So what “dubious claims and unsubstantiated theories” could they be talking about? Ron Unz’s claim that COVID-19 likely emerged out of a bio-war attack on China and Iran by American neoconservatives.

    Dream on. The bioweapon fantasy has become part of the pandemic hoax. When conservatives started to question the pandemic hoax, the hoax masters changed the narrative to make Covid into a supposed “bioweapon.” This made conservatives support not only the pandemic hoax, but mandatory vaxxing against the “bioweapon,” while dovetailing with the current mania for China-bashing.

    Conservatives have been programmed to attack China even though China does everything that conservatives like. China extols “family values,” and does not allow any homo / tranny / feminist filth on social media, or in classrooms, or in corporate advertising. China does not allow rich people, big corporations, or bankers to rule their nation. China does not bomb or occupy foreign nations. And so on.

    No matter.

    China is “evil” because the corporate media outlets say it is. The pandemic is “real” because the media outlets say it is.

    And they never lie.

    Right?

    • Agree: Mike Tre
    • Replies: @Ron Unz
    , @T.Rebon
  63. @Desert Fox

    I agree with you.

    Please see my rejoinder below (Comment #65)

  64. @Stonehands

    The pandemic hoax is a classic case of the emperor’s new clothes.

    Very few people dare to admit what they see with their own eyes…that there are no clothes, and there is no pandemic.

    • Replies: @T.Rebon
  65. Ron Unz says:
    @A little boy in the crowd

    You claim that Covid is “as dangerous as mainstream scientists say it is.” If that’s true, then where are the mountains of bodies?

    I supposed I should republish one of my comments an additional time:

    But here’s a listing of TOTAL American deaths from all causes over the last few years, taken directly from the CDC website:

    2014: 2,626,418
    2015: 2,712,630
    2016: 2,744,248
    2017: 2,813,503
    2018: 2,839,205
    2019: 2,854,838
    2020: 3,384,426

    You’ll notice that the numbers are fairly steady until 2020 when they suddenly jumped by well over 500,000.

    If I didn’t know any better, I’d almost think that America had been struck by a dangerous disease epidemic that year.

    It’s obviously just a matter of personal opinion whether an extra half-million deaths in 2020 is a big number or a small number…

    Total American deaths in 2020 only rose by less than 20%, so the hospitals and mortuaries and crematoria were generally able to handle that sort of increase, al though a few localities like NYC sometimes had major temporary problems.

  66. aspnaz says:

    Shame on you for not moving before being pushed.

  67. T.Rebon says:

    Total American deaths in 2020 only rose by less than 20%, so the hospitals and mortuaries and crematoria were generally able to handle that sort of increase, al though a few localities like NYC sometimes had major temporary problems.

    1. Means nothing, can by triggered e.g by the measures and there is a constant growing before.
    2. Where is the source?

    • Replies: @Iris
  68. T.Rebon says:
    @A little boy in the crowd

    The bioweapon fantasy has become part of the pandemic hoax. When conservatives started to question the pandemic hoax,

    There total crazy, Mr. Unz included. A disease for which most people need genetic testing to determine if they even have it. And the believe in it correlates with age and system affiliation.

    Nobody has a complete gene sequence (similar to HIV) but these guys now that this incomplete strain is fabricated. Methink that covid is an overreaction to a former flu shot, because it looks like. But that is only suspicion.

    Virus itself can be a hoax or an giant medical error. Some people say that they are remainders from body reactions and that they can proof it. On the other hand, there is something contagious, it’s traceable. But what?

  69. @Kevin Barrett

    Thanks for the reply, Kevin.

    Rappoport has written a boatload on the subject. I’ve attempted to compile a SQUARE ONE of his argument via links to a few of his pieces.

    If his argument is flawed or thinly-supported it should be easy to challenge and refute.

    Should I post it here?

    • Replies: @barn moose
  70. @Desert Fox

    https://www.unz.com/audio/kbarrett_is-the-plandemic-dying-out-meryl-nass-on-testing-mess-lack-of-reliable-covid-data/ (clink for links to sources on the thousands of isolations)

    Meryl Nass begins by debunking the false claim that COVID-19 has never been isolated:

    “Within the first 10 days of January a sequence for the Chinese SARS-CoV-2 virus had been published by Edward Holmes of Australia. (He coauthored the March Nature Medicine paper I have publicly criticized.) Holmes works closely with Chinese scientists who passed this to him, possibly without CCP authorization.

    “People were able to immediately start devising PCR tests based on this published sequence even without a virus. After that, as the virus travelled to many countries, scientists around the world started isolating the virus locally. There have been many thousands of isolations from patients from many countries, and scientists have decoded the genome, i.e., sequenced the virus, which has 30,000-34,000 nucleotides, and shown what mutations are occurring when, in different parts of the world. Alina Chan helped create a website that characterizes these strain differences by location. The virus has been cultured in many countries, as early as January-February, including by CDC…“

    • Replies: @Desert Fox
  71. T.Rebon says:
    @A little boy in the crowd

    Very few people dare to admit what they see with their own eyes…that there are no clothes, and there is no pandemic.

    But the new emperors play a risky game. There are so much other microorganism able to manipulate the Amino acid sequences. If only one, more dangerous, find a way to manipulate the mRNA for it’s own purposes than we will have the mother of all pandemics. With total different symptoms. It will have an open gate to all vaxxed people and the following chain reaction will more devastating than a nuclear one.

    Some of the current side effects can also be interpreted in this way, hope i am wrong.

  72. @Ron Unz

    I asked to be shown the mountains of bodies.

    You respond by repeating CDC claims.

    I could cite specific instances with web inks of the CDC being caught lying, but you wouldn’t read them. You have chosen to believe whatever the CDC says.

    That’s fine.

    You and I live in two separate universes.

    • Replies: @Ron Unz
  73. Ron Unz says:
    @A little boy in the crowd

    I asked to be shown the mountains of bodies.

    Well, in an average pre-Covid year, something like 2.8 million Americans died. So where’s the mountain of bodies for those people?

    Or do you believe that nobody normally dies in America, and the CDC has just been making things up for decades?

  74. @Ron Unz

    Or do you believe that nobody normally dies in America, and the CDC has just been making things up for decades?

    I believe the CDC has always been a bunch of liars in service to pharma, and that the “pandemic” is a hoax.

    By contrast, you believe that the CDC is truthful and noble.

    Do you also support mandatory vaxxing? For me, that’s the only topic that matters, since it’s the only topic that has the potential to affect me personally.

    • Replies: @T.Rebon
  75. Pfizer is now saying that third injection is required. Something does not add up here.
    Covid is basically pulmonary virus that ( as cold) attacks breathing passages and eventually lungs.
    Colds are usually seasonal diseases starting at autumn continuing through winter, disappearing at spring. Protection of cold vaccines do not last more than six months, and so does Covid vaccines also.
    But the problem here is that seasons have no influence on Covid.
    So it looks like we are looking at never ending vaccine injections.
    ……………………………………………………………..
    Here is my suggestion
    Respiratory pathways in the human body are protected by mucus. Production of mucus sharply declines by age that is why older people are usually get pneumonia and die.
    Body create mucus from animal fats. But body most successfully produces mucus from butter.
    So increase of consumption of butter must be a good idea.
    I even would say that sufficient mucus in your breathing pathways is better protection than masks.

    • Replies: @Tjoe
  76. @barn moose

    @Kevin Barrett

    BTW, “Should I post it here” was a sincere question because of the multiple links (often forbidden in comments.) 🙂

    Anyway, I’m no flack for Rappoport, I’ve just been following him for a while and would find it interesting to see him face off in strong debate with a worthy adversary or two.

    I think he’d be up to it and maybe amenable.

    Cheers.

  77. T.Rebon says:
    @Ron Unz

    Well, in an average pre-Covid year, something like 2.8 million Americans died. So where’s the mountain of bodies for those people?

    Thats no argument. If so much people dies with this very low infection to serious disease rate 500 Million Americans must be infected (out of 300 that exist). That is the same speculative nonsense and one dimensional thinking.

    If you ignore arguments of other people and hold against something in a very different area, up to you. But there is no discussion possible and a hint of cognitive dissonance.

  78. T.Rebon says:
    @A little boy in the crowd

    I believe the CDC has always been a bunch of liars in service to pharma, and that the “pandemic” is a hoax.

    I don’t know your countries state institutes reputation. Over here in Germany there are normally trustworthy. Even this “plandemic” shows no differences outside normal aberrations.

    So you can change from believe to knowing just comparing the western states.

    Further, there can be some effects from stress and lockdown. The age structure is also important.

    In an adult society, the politicians would be in need of explanation here, but they simply ignore it.

    Instead, the panic drum of the media is beaten even louder. In my opinion, Ron is not doing himself any favors by playing in this orchestra.

  79. Iris says:
    @T.Rebon

    2. Where is the source?

    A May 2021 study by the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation IHME has assessed the the USA’s Covid19 real death toll was vastly underestimated and actually closer to 900,000, far higher than the 580,000 reported at the time.
    http://www.healthdata.org/special-analysis/estimation-excess-mortality-due-covid-19-and-scalars-reported-covid-19-deaths

    Other researchers came to a similar figure of circa 1 million US excess mortality rate, although they disagree that it was all directly attributable to Covid19.
    https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2778361?resultClick=1

    There is only so much state conspiracies can achieve. Those scientists building up statistical models and publicly disclosing their conclusions are not idiots.

    • Replies: @T.Rebon
  80. @Kevin Barrett

    Kary Mullis the inventor of the PCR test said it was not to be used for infectous dieases and he also said the Fauci was a fraud, he died conviently on August 7, 2019 before the October 18, 2019 rehearsal of the planned pandemic , also known as Event 201, which was sponsored by the Gates Foundation and the WEF and Bloomberg.

    The sources you are citing are not addressing the isolation of covid-19 aka certificate of vaccination identification-19, which is a myth, a phantom, an illusion and a scam and a psyop. This psyop was rehearsed in Event 201 and then this psyop was played out across the world, and how did these globalist depopulation elites know that it was going to happen, because they planned the psyop and now they have the so called Delta Variant, and that is just the latest psyop these satanist depopulation killers have planned.

    You are a victim of this scam and psyop, here are some sites to go to, to learn the truth about the covid-19 scam, globalresearch.ca, davidicke.com, thetruthseeker.co.uk, healthimpactnews.com, nomorefakenews.com, rense.com, celestialreport.com, solari.com, henrymakow.com, unlimtedhangout.com, childrenshealthdefencefund.org, medicalveritas.org, thehighwire.com, etc., etc..

    Covid-19 is the biggest scam and psyop in the history of the world.

    • Thanks: Sarah
    • Replies: @Iris
  81. @Kevin Barrett

    My attempt to compile a SQUARE ONE of Rappoport’s argument for anyone interested:

    How are viruses discovered and identified in the first place? – 2/18/2020

    The nut of this piece is an excerpted interview with the “Belgian-born pathologist and electron microscopist,” Étienne de Harven.

    Viruses: a different perspective – 3/3/2020

    Coronavirus: what real science would look like, if it existed – 3/10/2020

    My original position on the non-existent virus – 3/18/2021

    The pieces above are actively linked from this comment I posted on Jon’s site:

    https://blog.nomorefakenews.com/2021/03/18/my-original-position-on-the-non-existent-virus/#comment-433668

  82. For years I supported an artist on Patreon. Earlier this year, aware of how censorial they’d become, I canceled my support with regret and made sure the artist knew why.

  83. Iris says:
    @Desert Fox

    Covid-19 is the biggest scam and psyop in the history of the world.

    That’s not reasonable.
    Are you defending the Globalists, and exonerating them for all the pain, the deaths, the destruction of millions of lives they have caused?

    Considering the murky and secretive circumstances surrounding its origins, Covid19 looks like a self-goal scored by the Globalists against their own people.

    They messed up with bioweapons and created a virus prototype that they deliberately and briefly run through limited fractions of Western populations, as small-scale human trials, to ascertain its efficacy and probably to tune their vaccines, too.

    America’s impressive history of bioweapons attacks against its own people

    https://www.rt.com/op-ed/528701-bioweapons-attacks-cia-military/

    Then, as part of a new hybrid warfare against a too-powerful foe, they deliberately released SARS-CoV2 against China, in the strategic city of Wuhan. The presence of a Virology institute there would be conveniently seen as non-coincidental by all the profound retards who still believe their government, their media, and the 9/11 skyscraper-collapsing office fires tall tale twenty years on.

    But something went very wrong that the demented Globalists did not envisage. The artificial virus wasn’t stable; small-scale testing does not and cannot represent the reality of an all-out pandemic.

    Once in the open, the SARS-Cov2 virus started mutated at an accelerated pace, maybe 7 to 8 variants in just one year, compared to the ordinary flu coronavirus which hardly presents two minor mutations per year.

    Things went out of control because the freaking Globalists are clinically insane and played Dr Strangelove with our lives; negating the destruction caused by Covid19 is an insult to their victims.

    • Thanks: Sarah
  84. Bumpkin says:
    @Ron Unz

    What percentage of those claimed 500k extra deaths do you believe actually were caused by Covid, given even the CDC estimated that only 6% of excess deaths were directly caused by Covid? Given our completely incompetent public health bureaucracy, that swung wildly from trying to stop Trump from blocking Chinese travel and telling people to embrace a Chinese person to draconian lockdowns, which statistical analysis indicates may have killed more people than Covid itself, not to mention rampant medical fraud to grab government Covid money, why do you keep naively reposting those fudged CDC numbers?

    For a guy who claims to be so skeptical of official narratives, you certainly seem to have fully embraced the official Covid narrative for some reason, despite the glaring factual and scientific holes.

    • Replies: @T.Rebon
  85. T.Rebon says:
    @Iris

    There is only so much state conspiracies can achieve. Those scientists building up statistical models and publicly disclosing their conclusions are not idiots.

    Methink there are correct, simply because there are ways to proof that. Same hier ein Germany, statistical data are always comprehensible and correct in terms of figures.

    But the underlying (sic!) data and methods aren’t. E.g. “gender paygap” is a fake number. A key figure the Federal Statistical Office has to report in precisely this form. The head of this office once called it in an interview as “uncorrected figure” (“unbereinigte Kennzahl” which you can read in German as “unclean key figure” too). More rural translated: pure bullshit.

    Same with this plandemic. Meanwhile nearly everybody who has eyes ans ears has heard or read that PCR tests have no diagnostic value and are beyond a ctr (chain reaction repetition) pure voodoo.

    Myself trust in the numbers, but see them as mathematical correct propaganda. You can see in them where the Gouvernement want misleading you.

    • Replies: @T.Rebon
  86. T.Rebon says:
    @T.Rebon

    beyond a ctr (chain reaction repetition rate) pure voodoo.

    beyond a ctr of 25 (chain reaction repetition) pure voodoo.

  87. T.Rebon says:
    @Bumpkin

    For a guy who claims to be so skeptical of official narratives, you certainly seem to have fully embraced the official Covid narrative for some reason, despite the glaring factual and scientific holes.

    Obviously it didn’t fit, maybe he can’t talk too obvious or won’t. If you have a good commenting scene than you can use them for saying what’s needed. You just need some dumb trigger words ;-).

  88. @alwayswrite

    RE Russia.

    Why should Russia be our enemy?

  89. @Sarah

    Thank you, I’ll read it. But I do still enjoy and support a couple of patroon creators, especially Russians With Attitude.

  90. Tjoe says:

    VT just censors out comments with no explanation when they don’t like them. Pot calls kettle black. It’s really hard to take an organization and writer seriously that censors comments from subscribers and then complains about censorship.

    • Replies: @Kevin Barrett
  91. God gives the genius blind spots. And the dimwit insight. But not always.

    God is loving but easily bored.

  92. @Tjoe

    I just post at VT. I have nothing to do with anyone there who may be censoring comments. In any case, VT is a publication whose editors’ job is to determine what appears there and what does not. (They can be sued for defamatory material posted there.) Patreon and other crowdfunding and social media sites are platforms exempt from defamation lawsuits because they are supposedly content-neutral venues for creators who are solely responsible for content posted there. Until 2017, it was universally accepted that platforms must treat all Constitutionally-protected speech equally, and that if they do not, they become publications and lose their Section 230 protection and quickly go out of business.

  93. Tjoe says:
    @Zarathustra

    EverClear is 95% ethyl alcohol. Ethyl alcohol is the best anti viral there is. It damages the protein layer of the the virus that disguises it from your antibodies.

    Put a few drops on a cloth and cupping your hands, breath the vapors into your nose (sinus) and mouth (lungs). Do this about 10 minutes ( your EA vapors will be gone).

    It’s the very best treatment there is where needed…in sinus and lungs.

    No, does not get you drunk but an alcoholic probably could find a way to abuse it.

  94. @Kevin Barrett

    That’s a funny little game you’re playing there. “COVID is just the flu” is an ideal little piece of loaded language, just the thing for today’s con-artist, and ideally suited to take any discussion off down the garden path.

    It does require some facility with disinformation techniques to properly employ a gem like this, but in the right hands, it’s a real doozy.

    What was the perception of that diminutive annoyance among the non-Drumpfite strata prior to Covidmania?
    “Influenza remains one of the world’s greatest public health challenges. Every year across the globe, there are an estimated 1 billion cases, of which 3 to 5 million are severe cases, resulting in 290 000 to 650 000 influenza-related respiratory deaths.”
    https://www.who.int/news/item/11-03-2019-who-launches-new-global-influenza-strategy

    No big deal, and only a fool would compare the Covid plague, whose average fatal victim is toe-tagged at age eighty, with over three comorbidities and already consigned to long-term care, to the trifling annoyance posed by influenza in the last seventy-five years.

    Barrett, the muppet-cunt, relentlessly conjuring rubbish.

  95. @alwayswrite

    Russia is the friend of every patriotic American. The best thing that could happen to the US would be for Russian paratroopers to occupy DC n arrest the gaggle of professional politicians that have destroyed this country.

  96. @Sarah

    It’s significant that “multitasking,” a neologism for scatter brained, was pushed on the world before “multiracial” and “multicultural.” It’s also significant that most public schools quit teaching History in favor of Social Studies which quickly led to teaching perversities such as Johnny has two shit stabbers.

    • Thanks: Sarah
  97. Ron Unz’s claim that COVID-19 likely emerged out of a bio-war attack on China and Iran by American neoconservatives.

    Frankly, such a claim is beyond silly. China was happy to accept the viral package from UNC Chapel Hill and the funding from Fauci to engage in research they already desired to perform. What most likely happened was either Xi’s regime wanted the virus to escape captivity, or someone’s incompetence allowed to escape. I agree with Napoleon’s dictum to not credit evil intent when incompetence is an adequate explanation.

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