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The battle against Covid-19 is often compared to real war. The analogy encourages a “we are all in it together” solidarity and suggests that it is unpatriotic to criticise or oppose government decisions.

Yet the comparison should not be entirely dismissed as self-serving bluster by political leaders because a war and a pandemic have many points in common. Both are matters of life and death for people who will not forgive those in charge that get them into a calamitous crisis or cannot get them out of it. Witness how Tony Blair was ultimately capsized by the Iraq War, and how President Donald Trump’s re-election chances are being hit by his grotesque mishandling of the pandemic.

Watching the antics of Trump and the blunders of Boris Johnson in failing to cope with the virus, I have the same feeling I had repeatedly over the last 20 years when reporting on wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria and Libya. In all cases, arrogant assumptions of competence and strength were brutally exposed by complicated and dangerous realities on the ground.

The spectacular ineptitude of Trump and Johnson masks the extent to which the decline of the Anglo-American political elite long predates their arrival in power. The consequences of these long-term failings for the US and UK only became clear this year as the number of their citizens dying has soared above the figure for comparable powers. Trump’s comic opera boasts about “Making America Great Again” and Johnson’s puerile boosterism for “Global Britain” sounds more and more pathetic.

Governments of all stripes see wars, natural disasters and, most recently, epidemics as an existential threat to themselves, but also as an opportunity. Get it wrong and they may put themselves out of business for good. Get it right and they could strengthen their grip on power for decades. Frequently, they come spectacularly unstuck because of an exaggerated idea of their own capabilities. They underestimate their enemy, be it a human agency or a virus, and flounder when combating a real threat.

Most governments are good at producing plausible policies, but are alarmed and found wanting when these supposed strategies have to be implemented. Politicians are often poor at the complex business of “operationalising” policies and taken aback when they discover that the results of past mistakes cannot be put right on the night.

The record of the Johnson government is a caricature of this approach. It conveys an air of baffled amateurism as successive lockdowns and quasi-lockdowns flounder and fail. It does not see that attempts to transform the well-established patterns of behaviour of millions of people cannot succeed by simply announcing new regulations and threatening heavy fines for those who do not obey them.

For all the furore about new restrictions in the north of England, a more important question is how far people are complying with the old ones. There is strong evidence that pervasive non-adherence is the answer to Sir Keir Starmer’s question – unanswered by Johnson – this week about why 19 out of 20 areas subject to restrictions over the last two months are still showing a sharp rise in infections.

A convincing reason for why lockdowns are not working comes in a little-remarked survey by King’s College, London, showing a vast disparity between the proportion of people who say they will quarantine and those who actually do so. A survey of 31,787 people living in the UK between March and August reveals that 70 per cent of people who had not experienced Covid-19 symptoms in the previous week said that they intended to self-isolate, if they did develop these key symptoms, and 50 per cent said they would request an antigen test.

But the survey also shows that people mostly do not follow through on their good intentions. The crucial passage says that “of those that reported the key Covid-19 symptoms in the last week, 18.2 per cent reported that they had self-isolated and 11.9 per cent reported that they had requested an antigen test”. The reasons for the exceptionally low compliance with restrictions is that poor people find that they have to give priority to making a living and looking after children and other relatives. “While intention to carry out test, trace and isolate behaviours is high, our results show that adherence is low,” says Louise Smith, one of the authors of the report, which has still to be peer-reviewed.

The study suggests improved communications with people to explain the nature and risks of coronavirus and better financial support for those who should be isolating. But I think that ship has sailed and the moment has passed when people were ready to comply with restrictions that might lose them their job or prevent them from looking after their children or parents. Compliance with the first big lockdown was probably less than it looked at the time and it cannot be repeated because those who made sacrifices then can see that it did not work. They can also see no reason to suppose that further restrictions will be any more successful.

Confidence that the government knows what it is doing has plummeted since the first half of the year. Criticism has focused on the inadequacy of the government’s Heath Robinson “test, trace and isolate” system, but, even if this were to be radically improved, it will not work if a large part of the population simply cannot afford to follow the rules. The inequalities of British society mean that the virus will never lack for new hosts so lockdowns, however severe, will fail to suppress it.

ORDER IT NOW

The Johnson government, while happy to use the rhetoric of war, has never understood that only mobilisation of resources on a wartime scale can really suppress the virus and allow a return to normal life. China, one of the few countries that is not an island to succeed in suppressing the infection, only did so by tremendous efforts. When a woman in Beijing tested positive in July, 29 contact tracers reportedly took 24 hours, using payment information and taxi-hailing orders, to find and isolate 204 people who might have been infected.

The media’s total absorption in the pandemic ends up militating against understanding it because the 24/7 news cycle means that significant new information – like the KCL study on non-adherence to restrictions – gets submerged by a tidal wave of information. The greatest obstacle to knowing what is happening is not “fake facts”, as is often lamented, but the sheer quantity of facts that are available in the internet age.

Wars and epidemics alike produce a torrent of news that obscures decisive developments. In Iraq and Afghanistan, it masked the fact that wars that the Americans and British thought they had won were being lost. Much the same mix of wishful thinking and blindness to what is really happening on the ground now hides the reasons behind the failure to stop the spread of the coronavirus epidemic.

(Republished from The Independent by permission of author or representative)
 
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  1. Since all the ‘experts’ on this plandemic can’t point to a proven method for dealing with it and that various gov’ts have invoked different measures according to their whims, why should anyone rely on some bogus expert’s advice on what to do?

    There should be no gov’t mandate to lock innocent people up. Period. If the gov’t want to dole out advice, that’s their right, but the citizenry should decide for themselves how to respond.

    The idea that someone could somehow avoid the virus via some asinine gov’t policy is ludicrous. No one on this planet has the necessary knowledge on how to minimize the virus impact as should be readily apparent by the repeated failures world wide. The best approach was one of largely hands off and allow individuals to control their own lives and futures. If people are afraid of mingling with potential virus vectors, thjen they should hide under their beds.

    • Agree: Curmudgeon, Kratoklastes
    • Replies: @Thomasina
  2. Perceived “existential threat” is what drives governments to war. We have seen this in 1914 and 1939, with many “arrogant assumptions” about the outcome. Historically, all the signs are for another world war. Leaders will deludedly convince themselves it will end as the Cold War did. But we are not in the Cold War any longer: we are in the early stages of a third global conflagration.
    https://www.ghostsofhistory.wordpress.com/

  3. polistra says:

    It’s not bungling, it’s just lethal. They intend to kill everyone.

  4. JasonT says:

    There is a hierarchy of people and knowledge of these people.

    1. There are the people who plan world events to suit their lust for power.

    2. There are people who know of these plans and carry them out because:
    a. they are paid well;
    b. have aspirations of being in Group 1.

    3. There are those who don’t know the plans but carry out specific orders because they are:
    a. paid to follow the orders;
    b. afraid of the consequence of not following the orders;
    c. believe the orders are good ones.

    4. All the rest of us.

    Politicians and key government bureaucrats are in Group 3. Gates, Soros and their ilk are in Group 2. Rothschilds, Rockefellers and their ilk are in Group 1. Satan is in Group 0.

    Cockburn is just plain wrong that the prime cause of the problems is ‘Lethal Government Bungling”. There certainly is that, but that is just a small and unimportant piece of the plan.

    • Agree: Thomasina
  5. Thomasina says:
    @RoatanBill

    This board-certified emergency room physician’s video was taken down by Youtube, Facebook and Twitter after apparently 18 million people viewed it. She was subsequently fired from her job, and her website was taken down. She made a new website, but this too has been removed.

    This California physician has treated 1,700 patients using Hydroxychloroquine, zinc and one of two antibiotics since March, with no deaths. One patient was sent to hospital (he recovered). He said, “If the medical board wants to take my license for using a proven drug that works, then I’m sure there’s a lawyer out there who would be willing to defend me, but I’m not going to let my patients die over politics.”

    Of course, these doctors only advocate using Hydroxychloroquine during the early stages of the illness. If administered after you test positive and have all the usual symptoms, it is highly effective at stopping replication of the virus. If the disease has advanced past this stage, then different drugs are needed (steroids and blood thinners).

    As well, Paul Craig Roberts a few days ago (posted here on Unz) highlighted the video of a lawyer who is starting a class action lawsuit over the use of PCR tests to detect Covid-19. These PCR tests often produce a false positive result, which has resulted in the high number of cases detected, and were never meant to be used in this fashion. Many businesses have been financially harmed by the shutdown.

    Heads should roll.

    • Thanks: xcd
    • Replies: @RoatanBill
  6. @Thomasina

    Where I am, HCQ is an over the counter med for a few cents per tablet. My wife and I stocked up. Actually, here almost everything is over the counter and cheap as dirt.

    The inventor of the PCR test stated emphatically that the test is inappropriately used for this covid nonsense and is therefore worthless.

    What I can’t understand is why people with no symptoms get tested. What is the point? If one feels sick, then getting medical attention is warranted regardless of what the illness may be. In the case of a Covid diagnosis, that’s a guess if there’s no electron microscope usage as part of that investigation.

    I won’t vouch for the accuracy of the following, but it makes one think. I’ve actually read several reports claiming the same thing.
    https://www.lewrockwell.com/2020/10/jon-rappoport/covid-the-virus-that-isnt-there-the-root-fraud-exposed/

    • Replies: @Thomasina
  7. Thomasina says:
    @RoatanBill

    “I’ve actually read several reports claiming the same thing.”

    Me too, and, yes, it certainly does make one think. At least some of us. I mean, what the heck is going on here? Where’s the virus?

    I know the economy was about to roll over before this so-called pandemic hit. Could be they needed an excuse to inject huge amounts of liquidity into the financial system to ward off a global depression, or something to blame it on.

    Or maybe it’s an easy way to get rid of Trump (with mail-in ballots), ensuring the continuation of globalization. Who knows.

    One thing is for sure – we are being lied to again.

    Thanks for that excellent Jon Rappoport article.

    • Replies: @RoatanBill
  8. and how President Donald Trump’s re-election chances are being hit by his grotesque mishandling of the pandemic.

    Dude. In what Universe do you inhabit?

    Exactly how did Trump himself mishandle the Kung Flu?

    Exactly how was Trump’s imaginary mishandling of the mildly more virulent than the regular flu virus grotesque?

    Did you mean Cuomo and Whitmer’s putting infected people into old folks homes? Did you mean Fauci saying one thing one day and another thing the next day?

    Man, what is wrong with you to write this stuff?

    • Agree: Sollipsist, Wally
    • Replies: @Bill H
    , @Wally
  9. @Thomasina

    This entire fiasco was planed long ago, IMO. What’s happening right now is the final looting of the country. The Fed is providing the ‘liquidity’ in the form of absolutely free money to their co conspirators who are using it to purchase all the valuable assets from the middle class and small business that’s going under.

    When the smoke clears, the 1% will own all that’s worth owning and the 99% will be their serfs. It’s feudalism 2.0 . The US as a nation won’t survive it.

    • Agree: animalogic
    • Replies: @Thomasina
    , @mark tapley
  10. Mr. Cockburn is apparently not familiar with the US system or he might recognize that his Trump hate is pointing the wrong direction. About the only thing President Trump could have done better was to fire the Chinese stooge Fauci immediately. Health care is not a primary federal responsibility. Strategic planning, sure. Boots on the ground, not so much.

  11. Bill H says:
    @restless94110

    Dude, thank you. I have asked several dozen people who referred to Trump’s “mishandling of the pandemic” what specifically he did wrong. What steps did he take or not take? Not one has responded. They keep making the accusation, but not one of them can back it up with even a single fact.

    • Agree: Sollipsist
    • Replies: @restless94110
  12. @Bill H

    Thank you as well. I have wanted to do that same thing about almost every “talking point” screamed by these banshees (e.g., Trump is a racist….how?; Trump hates Mexicans….how?,, etc., etc.).

    If you notice they just slop that stuff in there in their articles and in their interviews and then quickly move on, as if it supposed to be an obvious fact of life.

    It is a mark of the beast. Repeat a lie often enough and some will believe it true.

    • Replies: @Sollipsist
  13. Lee says:

    PC said:

    and how President Donald Trump’s re-election chances are being hit by his grotesque mishandling of the pandemic.

    The author of this post is either shilling for the Dems and/or rehearsing for a CNN gig.

    Tiresome to see these so called “facts” sprinkled into many unz articles that otherwise could be informative.

  14. Thomasina says:
    @RoatanBill

    Yes, that looks to be the way it’s going, but most people are totally oblivious to this. It certainly illustrates the point that when a population stops paying attention, they get eaten. Take care.

    • Thanks: RoatanBill
  15. Cockburn like most people doesn’t seem to have much of a memory. Do you not remember H1N1, H5N1, West Nile, SARS1, Bird Flu, Swine Flu and the fake AIDS epidemic? Do you believe everything the Zionist MSM tells you? Did you believe the official story of 911 and WMD’s? What about “we’re running out of oil, the new ice age or global warming? Do you believe in fake Floyd or the Los Vegas shootings? What about the fake moon landings or the 6 million and the holohoax? The fake virus, fake PCR test and fake numbers are in the same box as the rest of this garbage.

    Not one real scientifically bonafide laboratory has isolated and verified Covid 19 much less perform the standard procedure for identifying pathogens, the Koch’s postulates. Bill Gates had his pre-pandemic meeting on oct. 18 2019. The CDC started funding vaccine makers before the fake virus was even announced. Soon after the Senate held closed door meetings then tipped off their big donors to pull money out of the market at the top before the virus was sprung on the goyim. The long planned fake virus was an excellent cover for the banking cartel in order to funnel trillions to their (and congress) cronies on Wall St. Fake Floyd and the staged riots were also very opportune.

    Remember the fake tents and the old antique hospital ship and the call by Zionist Comeau for the deadly respirators? Remember CDC criminal Debra Birix saying on tv “we have told the hospitals to tag everything possible as Covid 19?” Hospitals get paid big money for doing so. If there really were a virus, the unconstitutional edicts from the gov. would make things worse not better. The masks are a psychological tool to reinforce the fake narrative and get the livestock to learn to take orders from the Zionist syndicate and it’;s operatives. You can be sure that these gov. officials are on the kick back list for payoffs when the fake vaccine program gets going. Millions of the tax payers money have already been handed out to the insiders Pharma clique.

    Reporter Jon Rappaport explains how the scam is laid out:
    This article is based on my study and investigation of so-called epidemics over the past 30 years.

    In the case of COVID-19, I’ve written at least one piece covering, in detail, each main element of the illusion. Here, I’m laying out the pattern. It is the same for each fake epidemic.

    ONE: Through many meetings, exercises, planning sessions, a structure is welded in place to promote and launch the IDEA of an epidemic. World Health Organization, CDC, influential public health officials attached to governments around the world, etc.

    TWO: There is a purported incident. An outbreak. The most obvious cause is intentionally overlooked. For example, horrendous air pollution, or the grotesque feces and urine pollution on a giant commercial pig factory-farm. Instead, the world is told a new virus has been found. Local researchers, if any, are augmented by researchers from CDC, WHO.

    THREE: There is no air-tight chain of evidence explaining exactly how the purported new virus was discovered. From details released, there is NO proof of discovery by convincing methods, no proper unified study of MANY supposed epidemic patients.

    FOUR: But WHO/CDC tells the world this is an epidemic in the making, caused by the new virus. The promotion and propaganda/media apparatus moves into high gear. Ominous pronouncements.

    FIVE: Diagnostic tests for the unproven new virus are rolled out. They spit out false “proof” of “infection” like coins from a jackpot slot machine. These false-positives are an inherent feature of the tests.

    SIX: Thus, all case numbers and death numbers, which are based on the tests, are rendered meaningless. And…they were already meaningless, because the supposed new virus “being tested for” was never properly discovered in the first place.

    SEVEN: Nevertheless, these tests (plus useless eyeball diagnosis) are used to build official reports on case numbers. For the duration of the “epidemic,” reports keep coming, and escalating numbers are trumpeted. Within the basically meaningless structure of these reports, there is fiddling with totals, to make them more impressive and frightening.

    EIGHT: Real people are really getting sick and dying, but for the most part, they are people who are dying from traditional and long-standing conditions—flu-like illness, pneumonia, other lung infections, etc. These people are “re-packaged” under the new epidemic label—e.g., “COVID”. The official description of the “new epidemic disease”—the clinical symptoms—is sufficiently general to easily allow this re-packaging.

    NINE: If there is new illness, it can be explained by causes having nothing to do with the purported new virus. For example, a toxic vaccine campaign. A highly destructive drug. Highly toxic pesticides.

    TEN: Over time, the definition of the epidemic is arbitrarily widened to include more symptoms and clinical features, in order to inflate case numbers.

    ELEVEN: Control of information about the “epidemic” is hardened at the top. The talking heads, from the press and public health agencies, know as much about actual science as rabbits know about drone strikes. But they are “in charge.” Dissident information is attacked and censored.

    TWELVE: Medical drugs and procedures (e.g., ventilators) used to treat patients are quite harmful. If a vaccine is rolled out, it, too, is toxic. Illness and death resulting from these and other medical attacks are counted as “epidemic cases caused by the virus.”

    THIRTEEN: ABOVE ALL OTHER ILLUSIONS, the main deception is: “the epidemic is one disease or syndrome caused by one germ.” This is sold with unceasing propaganda. Most people fall for it. They will even argue among themselves about which “it” is the single cause of the “it” disease. There is no “it” cause or disease.

    FOURTEEN: The public is sold lie after lie about contagion and the “spread” of the “it.”

    FIFTEEN: The public chants (as if no one has ever died before), “People are dying, it must be the virus.”

    SIXTEEN: The virus fairy tale always functions as a cover story for government or corporate or medical crimes. It obscures and hides these crimes. For example, a large factory is spewing horrendous pollution into the ground and water of an area, and people are getting sick and dying? Wait, the researchers say, the cause is actually a new virus no one has ever seen before.

    As I wrote at the outset of the COVID illusion, the only difference this time, in 2020, is the weight of the lies—because they led to the lockdowns and the economic devastation. This is West Nile, SARS, Swine Flu, Zika, writ large.

    Needless to say, the persons and groups responsible for launching these illusion-operations must hide their crimes.

    The criminals have their weapons, of course. Among their most powerful: control of the press, and arcane technical language which pretends to relevance. This language is so dense, the uninitiated stand no chance of penetrating it.

    For instance, researchers can babble for hours about their vaunted diagnostic test, the PCR. However, the simple truth is, the test has never been vetted. The test has never been tested in the real world outside the lab.

    I have written about this extensively. Using a little guideline called SCIENCE, you would “test the test” by lining up, say, a thousand patients, some healthy, some sick from a supposed virus. Any virus. Tissue samples would be taken from each patient.

    PCR mavens would run these samples through their equipment, reporting which patients show what they call high “viral load.”

    This means: these particular patients have millions and millions of virus actively replicating in their bodies, and they will be unmistakably and visibly sick.

    The PCR princes would then announce, “Patients 3,45,65,76,132…are all definitely sick.”

    Now we un-blind the study and see what’s what and who’s who. Are these designated patients ill or are they running marathons? That’s called simple scientific method. Not technical gobbledygook.

    This chunk of research has never been done. It never will be done. It’s too real. Too naked. Proponents of the PCR would have too much to lose, if their assessments of who are healthy and who are sick turned out to be absurdly wrong, and their arcane technical rhetoric about the PCR ended up being useless gibberish.

    I include this illustration to indicate there are, indeed, ways of exposing professional liars, if you change the venue on them, if you use common sense, if you stand outside their self-appointed temples of mystical pretense and observe what their lies look like when you boil them down to human terms…

    Here is another study of the PCR test that has never been done and never will be done, in the real world: line up a thousand patients, take tissues samples from them and send the samples to 40 different labs. Have the labs run their PCRs and announce their specific findings. Compare the results. You can bet the farm the labs will come up with contrary results.

    This is part of a pattern: keep “scientific details” close to the vest; keep them “in-house”; don’t permit large-scale independent studies that will either confirm or deny basic tenets of official research.

    COVID is a fraud from top to bottom. From beginning to end.

    • Thanks: Thomasina
    • Replies: @xcd
  16. @RoatanBill

    Exactly. The Jews at Black Rock and others will have another windfall with the fake virus as they did in the bailout for billionaires in 08-09. The sovereign banking cartels members such as Goldman Sachs and Citi Bank are above any investigations, much less indictments since they control our shabbos goy aIPAC flunkies in congress.

    Even CNN’s Public Square in 2012 estimate that 2.2 trillion was paid to bankers, chiefly in bonuses, in the U.S. alone between June 2000 and June 2007 Since then it’s gotten a lot bigger. Finance expert George Gilder reports: “Bankers used leverage to increase profitability and exploited then backstop of public guarantees. The profits largely flow to the employees (the bankers) while the losses are defrayed by the taxpayers, stockholders and even retirees (through artificially low interest rates).

    The parasites in the banking cartel has been transferring the massive wealth created by the productive segment of society since they achieved financial control of Jewmerica in 1913. The fake virus restrictions are a direct attack on our natural God given rights as outlined in the Constitution. There are no circumstances under any situation where the gov. has any authority over our person, property-business or right to assemble. These edicts are psychological weapons to instill fear as a pretext to eliminate our liberties.

    • Agree: RoatanBill
  17. Follow the money. See how the fake virus, fake test, fake numbers and fake vaccine scam are run by the medical mafia at CDC-WHO

  18. The CDC admits that the Covid 19 virus has not been identified. They are still moving ahead with the fake vaccine for the fake virus- from Principia Scientific:

    Damning CDC document confirms Principia Scientific International claims that there has NEVER been any successful laboratory test to isolate and confirm the existence of the SARS-COV2 virus, alleged to have caused the COVID19 pandemic. In effect, the science tells us there is NO virus!

    This week, former CBS Healthwatch reporter and author of The Matrix Revealed Jon Rappaport obtained the smoking gun from a telling document from the Center for Disease Control which admitted as much.

    In one of their own documents they state quite clearly:

    “Since no quantified virus isolates of the 2019-nCoV are currently available, assays [diagnostic tests] designed for detection of the 2019-nCoV RNA were tested with characterized stocks of in vitro transcribed full length RNA…”

    As Rappoport says,

    “Since that is the case, that there are no quantified virus isolates, how can one be sure of what is being determined as COVID-19 is, in fact, COVID-19?”

    Principia Scientific International has led the way with this line of argument against the insane and unscientific lockdown policies which have effectively crippled the world economy.

    Since the summer our own expert, Saeed Qureshi PhD published three damning articles (links below) exposing this missing key part of the science. Dr Qureshi, a leading laboratory standards and testing expert who worked for Health Canada for many years, consistently argued on this key issue.

    Dr Qureshi‘s main point being that, if no one has isolated and proven the existence of any such novel coronavirus as a unique pathogen, how on earth can any pharmaceutical company provide a vaccine?

    Or is it a mythical virus that needs a mythical (but expensive!) vaccine to destroy it?

    As Voltaire once warned us:

    “Those who can make you believe in absurdities can make you commit atrocities.”
    Rappoport’s excellent article offering proof from the CDC that Dr Qureshi was correct all along, reads as follows:

    “The CDC document is titled, “CDC 2019-Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Real-Time RT-PCR Diagnostic Panel.” It is dated July 13, 2020.
    Buried deep in the document, on page 39, in a section titled, “Performance Characteristics,” we have this: “Since no quantified virus isolates of the 2019-nCoV are currently available, assays [diagnostic tests] designed for detection of the 2019-nCoV RNA were tested with characterized stocks of in vitro transcribed full length RNA…”
    The key phrase there is: “Since no quantified virus isolates of the 2019-nCoV are currently available…”

    Every object that exists can be quantified, which is to say, measured. The use of the term “quantified” in that phrase means: the CDC has no measurable amount of the virus, because it is unavailable. THE CDC HAS NO VIRUS.

    A further tip-off is the use of the word ‘isolates.” This means NO ISOLATED VIRUS IS AVAILABLE.

    Another way to put it:

    NO ONE HAS AN ISOLATED SPECIMEN OF THE COVID-19 VIRUS.

    NO ONE HAS ISOLATED THE COVID-19 VIRUS.

    THEREFORE, NO ONE HAS PROVED THAT IT EXISTS.

    As if this were not enough of a revelation to shock the world, the CDC goes on to say they are presenting a diagnostic PCR test to detect the virus-that-hasn’t-been-isolated…and the test is looking for RNA which is PRESUMED to come from the virus that hasn’t been proved to exist.

    And using this test, the CDC and every other public health agency in the world are counting COVID cases and deaths…and governments have instituted lockdowns and economic devastation using those case and death numbers as justification.

    If people believe “you have the virus but it is not available,” and you have the virus except it is buried within other material and hasn’t been extracted and purified and isolated, these people believe the moon is made of green cheese.

    This is like saying. “We have the 20 trillion dollars, they are contained somewhere in our myriad accounts, we just don’t know where.” If you don’t know where, you don’t know you have the money.

    “The car keys are somewhere in the house. We just don’t where.” Really? If you don’t know where, you don’t know the keys are in the house.

    “The missing cruise missile is somewhere in the arsenal, we just don’t where.” No. If you don’t know where, you don’t know the missile is in the arsenal.

    “The COVID-19 virus is somewhere in the material we have—we just haven’t removed it from that material. But we know what it is and we’ve identified it and we know its structure.” NO YOU DON’T. YOU ASSUME THAT.

    Science is not assumptions.

    “But…but…there is a study which says a few researchers in a lab isolated the virus…”

    They say they did. But in July, the CDC is saying no virus is available. I guess that means trucks were not available to bring the virus from that lab to the CDC. The trucks were out of gas. It was raining. The bridge was washed out. The trucks were in the shop. Joe, the driver, couldn’t find his mask, and he didn’t want to leave home without it…

    Science is not assumptions.The pandemic is a fraud, down to the root of the poisonous tree.”

    We encourage readers to get a fuller insight into the monumental fraud played upon us from the expert scientific analysis provided by Saeed Qureshi in three excellent articles here:

    COVID-19: Vaccine ‘Not Possible’ For A Virus Not Yet Quantifiable
    COVID19 ‘Clinical Trials’ & Their Outcomes: Fake Science At Its Best!
    Our Pharmaceutical Emperors Have No Clothes

    • Thanks: xcd
  19. @restless94110

    I asked the same question here a few weeks back and got crickets. The closest thing to an answer was a guy saying “he’s in charge, so he gets the blame.”

    I’m not even a Trump fan; I just want assertions to be backed up by facts.

    • Agree: restless94110
    • Replies: @mark tapley
  20. @Sollipsist

    It is just a tactic used by the Jew controlled MSM to create more of a dichotomy between the two Zionist controlled parties. Even though the main agenda (Zionist world gov.) is the same, it is critically important to portray the liberal Jew controlled Trump (and buddy with the Clinton’s and Epstein) as a right wing conservative reactionary so as to paint the proper picture for the feeble minded goyim. That way they think they are making a difference as they are herded on into the totalitarian corral.

    As Prof. Quigley said:
    Instead, the two parties should be almost identical, so that the American people can ‘throw the rascals out’ at any election without leading to any profound or extensive shifts in policy.

  21. Wally says:
    @restless94110

    Note that the bungling author Cockburn presents no proof of the alleged mishandling of CV19 by Trump.

    see:
    President Trump’s Handling of The Virus : https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2020/07/president_trumps_handling_of_the_virus_was_not_a_failure.html
    Biden’s False Claim He Would Have Handled the Pandemic Better – knockout punch summary of actons by Biden vs. Trump: https://www.breitbart.com/2020-election/2020/08/16/pollak-bidens-false-claim-he-would-have-handled-the-pandemic-better/
    Exposed: Dr Fauci’s 15 Deadly COVID-19 Errors: https://principia-scientific.com/exposed-dr-faucis-15-deadly-covid-19-errors/
    CDC Chief Agrees There’s ‘Perverse’ Economic ‘Incentive’ for Hospitals to Inflate Coronavirus Deaths: https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/07/31/cdc-chief-agrees-theres-perverse-economic-incentive-for-hospitals-to-inflate-coronavirus-deaths/
    According to Congressman Luetkemeyer, Adm. Brett Giroir from the U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Department has conceded that there is an economic incentive for hospitals to inflate their coronavirus fatalities.

    • Agree: restless94110
  22. Your “analysis” is ridiculous. This is clearly some kind of insanity. Are Zionists insane? But they obviously love Trump in Israel. So it’s not Zionists. It’s something else.

  23. xcd says:
    @mark tapley

    Great. Similarly, an imaginary zoonotic disease can cause great losses if the authorities demand culling, or just ban the import of such meat. UK was such a victim in the case of mad cow disease. The guy who over-estimated the risk was the same modeller genius who determined that covid was breaking out. The initial outbreak of mad cow disease was near a certain famous bio-lab.

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  24. @xcd

    The Zionist – Socialists always wan’t everyone to think that we need their constant guidance. Insiders at the top have already made lots of money on this scam and the fake vaccine to go along with the fake virus, fake test and fake numbers has not even been released yet. The CDC had begun to fund vaccine makers before the fake virus was even announced.

    I had forgotten about the Kuru or mad cow disease. I’m sure this was just another scare tactic like the AIDS “pandemic.” I think eating beef and it going through the digestive system and the cattle prions (if there is such a thing) crossing over to humans is ridiculous.

    The Zionists will use all types of crises to induce the goyim to give up their liberties. War, environmental frauds, 911, WMD’s, race baiting fake Floyds and the staged riots are a few examples.

    • Replies: @xcd
  25. xcd says:
    @mark tapley

    Kuru reminded me of a similarly named mania: shrinking or stealing a penis in a sort of witchcraft attack. It occured in past centuries. The latest “pandemic” was in Africa and then East Asia about 2 decades ago. AFAIK, the lynching of people accused of witchcraft or blasphemy has not ended.

    One report actually quoted a surgeon saying that prions survive the auto-claving sterilisation of surgical instruments.

    With every publication, broadcaster and blogger struggling to survive, there is no need for Operation Mockingbird now.

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  26. @xcd

    MSM reporters, journalists have to play ball if they are going to move up in the business and get the good assignments especially when covering the fake politicians and news spin. As far as the mass of goyim I don’t think the CIA has to put much effort into fooling them. It is clear that lots of them are stupid enough to believe in the fake virus, fake test and fake numbers just because the Zionists told them so.

    The government knows that over 90% of the barnyard animals will never give them a problem as long as they get 1 meal per day. Having been through the gov. indoctrination centers from an early age in order to be dumbed down so as the father of Amer. eduction John Dewey put it “fit better in the socialist system.” Barraged with Frankfurt School anti white, anti Christian, multicultural, feminist, homosexual, big gov. socialist rhetoric while weakened by useless and harmful (but profitable) vaccines, and told to eat the high carb diet to benefit the food co’s while causing the metabolic syndrome while the goyim focus on serious issues like sports and entertainment and which puppet actor the Zionists put in office. There will be a place for all the livestock in agenda 2030-21.

  27. Take a look at what Big Pharma and the Bill Gates WHO-CDC criminals are putting in your vaccines.

    International Journal of Vaccines & Vaccination
    Volume 4 Issue 1
    January 23 2017
    New Quality-Control Investigations on Vaccines:
    Micro- and Nanocontamination
    Antonietta M Gatti and Stefano Montanari

    “The analyses carried out show that in all samples checked vaccines contain non biocompatible and bio-persistent foreign bodies which are not declared by the Producers, against which the body reacts in any case. This new investigation represents a new quality control that can be adopted to assess the safety of a vaccine. Our hypothesis is that this contamination is unintentional, since it is probably due to polluted components or procedures of industrial processes (e.g. filtrations) used to produce vaccines…”

    Are the study authors leaving the door open to the possibility that the contamination is intentional?

    “The quantity of foreign bodies detected and, in some cases, their unusual chemical compositions baffled us. The inorganic particles identified are neither biocompatible nor biodegradable, that means that they are biopersistent and can induce effects that can become evident either immediately close to injection time or after a certain time from administration. It is important to remember that particles (crystals and not molecules) are bodies foreign to the organism and they behave as such. More in particular, their toxicity is in some respects different from that of the chemical elements composing them, adding to that toxicity…they induce an inflammatory reaction.”

    “After being injected, those microparticles, nanoparticles and aggregates can stay around the injection site forming swellings and granulomas…But they can also be carried by the blood circulation, escaping any attempt to guess what will be their final destination…As happens with all foreign bodies, particularly that small, they induce an inflammatory reaction that is chronic because most of those particles cannot be degraded. Furthermore, the protein-corona effect…due to a nano-bio-interaction…can produce organic/inorganic composite particles capable of stimulating the immune system in an undesirable way…It is impossible not to add that particles the size often observed in vaccines can enter cell nuclei and interact with the DNA…”

    “In some cases, e.g. as occurs with Iron and some Iron alloys, they can corrode and the corrosion products exert a toxicity affecting the tissues…”

    “Given the contaminations we observed in all samples of human-use vaccines, adverse effects after the injection of those vaccines are possible and credible and have the character of randomness, since they depend on where the contaminants are carried by the blood circulation. It is only obvious that similar quantities of these foreign bodies can have a more serious impact on very small organisms like those of children. Their presence in the muscles…could heavily impair the muscle functionality…”

    “We come across particles with chemical compositions, similar to those found in the vaccines we analyzed, when we study cases of environmental contamination caused by different pollution sources. In most circumstances, the combinations detected are very odd as they have no technical use, cannot be found in any material handbook and look like the result of the random formation occurring, for example, when waste is burnt. In any case, whatever their origin, they should not be present in any injectable medicament, let alone in vaccines, more in particular those meant for infants.”

    This 2017 study opens up a whole new field: the investigation of nanoparticles in vaccines where none were expected.

    Such particles are not medicine in any sense of the word.

    Many legal and scientific “experts” assert the State has a right to mandate vaccines and force them on the population. But these contaminating nanoparticles are not vaccines or medicines. Only a lunatic would defend the right of the State to inject them.

    Here is another section from the 2017 study. Trade names of vaccines, and compositions of the nanoparticle contaminants are indicated.

    “…further presence of micro-, sub-micro- and nanosized, inorganic, foreign bodies (ranging from 100nm to about ten microns) was identified in all cases [all 44 vaccines], whose presence was not declared in the leaflets delivered in the package of the product…”

    “…single particles, cluster of micro- and nanoparticles (<100nm) and aggregates…debris of Aluminum, Silicon, Magnesium and Titanium; of Iron, Chromium, Silicon and Calcium particles…arranged in a cluster, and Aluminum-Copper debris…in an aggregate.”

    “…the particles are surrounded and embedded in a biological substrate. In all the samples analyzed, we identified particles containing: Lead (Typhym, Cervarix, Agrippal S1, Meningitec, Gardasil) or stainless steel (Mencevax, Infarix Hexa, Cervarix. Anatetall, Focetria, Agrippal S1, Menveo, Prevenar 13, Meningitec, Vaxigrip, Stamaril Pasteur, Repevax and MMRvaxPro).”

    “…particles of Tungsten identified in drops of Prevenar and Infarix (Aluminum, Tungsten, Calcium chloride).”

    “…singular debris found in Repevax (Silicon, Gold, Silver) and Gardasil (Zirconium).”

    “Some metallic particles made of Tungsten or stainless steel were also identified. Other particles containing Zirconium, Hafnium, Strontium and Aluminum (Vivotif, Meningetec); Tungsten, Nickel, Iron (Priorix, Meningetec); Antimony (Menjugate kit); Chromium (Meningetec); Gold or Gold, Zinc (Infarix Hexa, Repevax), or Platinum, Silver, Bismuth, Iron, Chromium (MMRvaxPro) or Lead,Bismuth (Gardasil) or Cerium (Agrippal S1) were also found. The only Tungsten appears in 8/44 vaccines, while Chromium (alone or in alloy with Iron and Nickel) in 25/44. The investigations revealed that some particles are embedded in a biological substrate, probably proteins, endo-toxins and residues of bacteria. As soon as a particle comes in contact with proteic fluids, a nano-bio-interaction…occurs and a ‘protein corona’ is formed…The nano-bio-interaction generates a bigger-sized compound that is not biodegradable and can induce adverse effects, since it is not recognized as self by the body.”

    “…examples of these nano-bio-interactions. Aggregates can be seen (stable composite entities) containing particles of Lead in Meningitec… of stainless steel (Iron, Chromium and Nickel…) and of Copper, Zinc and Lead in Cervarix…Similar aggregates, though in different situations (patients suffering from leukemia or cryoglobulinemia), have already been described in literature.”

    I’m sure you’ve read official assurances that vaccine-manufacturing problems are “rare.” You can file those pronouncements along with other medical lies.

    • Replies: @xcd
  28. Top Lawyer summarizes the greatest swindle in history: Pharmaceuticals had huge vested interests in promoting Covid 19 as was done for the swine flu in which the vaccine caused permanent severe injuries to over 700 children. Record profits roll in for supplies, the fake tests, and vaccines.

    https://principia-scientific.com/top-lawyer-prosecute-covid-promoters-for-crimes-against-humanity/

  29. xcd says:
    @mark tapley

    Truly scary. The authors are suggesting nano-chips without committing themselves. Injectibles of any sort including supplements represent a great danger as they bypass the usual gate-keepers.

    Other dangers of “modern” medicine include CT scans, the are equivalent to the sum of hundreds of single X-ray scans.

    It is a similar situation for the infamous “formulations containing glyphosate” (FCG) essential for GMO agriculture. Glyphosate itself was first patented as a chelating agent (to clean pipes) and an antibiotic. However, some say the other compounds in the “formulations” are more harmful.

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