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If people who torture animals are psychopaths, then what are government officials who use taxpayer dollars to fund animal torture? Many are asking this question in the wake of revelations that the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, headed by Dr. Anthony Fauci – high priest of the COVID cult – funded medical “research” involving the torture of puppies. This led “Fire Fauci” to trend on Twitter, and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) to call for his resignation.

The puppy torture story was followed by disclosures that the federal government funded the testing of experimental AIDS vaccines on orphans. Many of the orphans used as human guinea pigs subsequently died, and nurses who assisted in these experiments reported that many children got sick immediately after receiving the vaccines.

Testing dangerous drugs on orphans and torturing puppies in the name of “science” is certainly shocking, but is it really surprising that government would fund these types of activities? What is the difference between using orphans and puppies for cruel experiments in the name of protecting public health and killing innocent children in drone attacks in the name of stopping terrorism?

Ironically, these revelations come when Congress is on the verge of allowing the federal bureaucracy to destroy what remains of our medical privacy. Both the Senate and House versions of the Labor, Education, and Health and Human Services Appropriations bill remove the prohibition on the development of a “unique patient identifier.”

The prohibition on funding for the unique patient identifier, which I sponsored, has been in place since 1998. The push to allow the government to force every American to obtain a unique patient identifier is being justified as a means to efficiently monitor Americans’ “contact and immunization” status.

When I began fighting the unique patient ID in the 1990s, my opponents denied that medical identifiers would make it impossible to ensure confidentiality of medical records. Now, they are saying we should support medical identifiers because they allow government officials, employers, schools, airlines, and even stores and restaurants to discover what, if any, vaccinations or other medical treatments we have or have not received. The result of the identifier will be a medical caste system, where those who refuse to follow the mandates or advice of the “experts” are denied opportunities to work, receive an education, or even go to church or enjoy a night out on the town.

A unique patient identifier will weaken health care by making individuals reluctant to share personal information—such as drug and alcohol use and past sexual history—with health care providers. It will also discourage sick individuals from seeking medical care for fear their physicians will discover they are unvaccinated, smoke, are overweight, or engage in other unapproved behaviors.

A unique medical ID could also be tied to government records of gun purchases. Someone with “too many” guns could be labeled a potential mental health risk and harassed by law enforcement. This is especially likely if the gun grabbers are successful in their push to enact “red flag” laws in every state.

Fortunately, there is a growing resistance to vaccines and other mandates. This resistance is unlikely to passively accept a federally-issued unique patient identifier. If those of us who know the truth take advantage of the opportunity presented by the resistance to COVID tyranny, we can not only stop the scheme to force every American to obtain a “unique patient identifier” but end all government control of our health care.

(Republished from The Ron Paul Institute by permission of author or representative)
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  1. Love Dr Paul; he would have made a great President and he is right. When it comes to Doctors asking questions just say, ”I dont answer questions.”

    • Agree: JimDandy
  2. No, no, no, Dr. Paul, the new Medical Identity Cards will only be used to keep us ALL SAFE! Just as with the Social Security (SS) numbers that we were promised by Dear Leader Roosevelt himself over 80 years ago would absolutely not be used as some kind of National IDs as your tin-foil-hat-donning Grandfathers laughably worried about these will only be … wait…

    Look, when people used to laugh and deride those characters in Nazi Germany in the movies that had to “show your papers please!” and boast how proud they were of their America where you “were free”, they were being sarcastic. Americans LUV LUV LUV showing their papers, errr, Identification Card, err, driver’s license and SS card to anyone who demands it.

    (Unfortunately, that last sentence of mine was NOT sarcasm.)

    • Agree: Rich
    • Replies: @Brad Anbro
  3. BorisMay says:

    My, you people have had such lovely lives and you don’t appreciate just how lucky you are.

    Here in the UK all your medical records are on a computer and anyone can access them even when you’ve stated you want privacy, because, you know…Covid.

    Many people, and I include myself here too, have been excluded from society and work for years.

    Even if you have the right qualifications and work experience you are excluded from working if you have nowhere to live.

    And should you find somewhere you can afford to live, or rent rather, you are excluded from renting if you don’t have the right references, a reliable and trustworthy guarantor, and a boss that is prepared to recommend you as a reliable sort.

    Then when you go in a pub to have a drink the clientele complain to the landlord that they don’t want you in there because you sleep on the street, so just to show equity the landlord asks you to leave.

    And all this is a Christian country where all the God fearing hypocrites couldn’t give a pig’s fart for you.

    My, you Americans have it so easy, makes me want to weep.

    You should try living in sh*thole Britain.

    • Replies: @aj54
  4. In America, it’s hard to see much difference here between the unique patient ID and the Social Security number, which is already demanded whenever you fill a prescription. I suppose you could argue that it would simplify record-keeping, though of course it would still be vulnerable to being lied about or faked. Why not pass a law to force everyone to accept an implantable RFID chip containing his unique patient identifier? That would be the most efficient way to do it. It would certainly reduce fraud. And after all, the human livestock that populate America are big on efficiency and “law and order”; always have been. The same totalitarian mentality eager to force everyone to wear a mask and receive a mystery shot will have no problem supporting this too. They’ll love it!

    • Agree: Achmed E. Newman
    • Replies: @aj54
  5. SafeNow says:

    If enacted, this will only be enforced for whites and Asian-Americans.

    Regarding the reference to “too many guns”: When I was in a gun store, I asked the gentleman behind the counter, who was former law enforcement, “Where in your house do you keep your gun?” He replied, “ I keep my guns all over the place.” I suspect that lawful owners of “too many” guns are the most responsible of all (although the vast vast majority of all lawful owners are extremely responsible).

    • Replies: @Sick of Orcs
  6. R.C. says:

    Mr. Paul, please run for President again!
    Of course government and its toadies in the MSM will always support increasing the power of bureaucracies etc. It’s long been in play and called ‘incrementalism’ and usually with a healthy dose of ‘my ends justify my means’/moral relativism. This will always occur whenever government ceases to aspire to the concept of limited government, of ‘that which governs best governs least.’

  7. Biff says:

    Don’t just walk away – run!

  8. Jokem says:

    Can you say Josef Mengele?

  9. Renoman says:

    If you are one of the trusting folks that believe your Government intends to help you then this all sounds like a logical way to improve data collection and get more accurate information to form public policy. I’m on Ron’s side here, these are the folks that gave us the energy crisis, the savings and loan scam, the twin Towers, the weapons of mass destruction, the opioid crisis and now the great Vax scam. Resist indeed with all your strength for they are not your friends. Go Ron!

  10. @SafeNow

    Gun control laws were originally enacted to disarm blacks after the Civil War.

    Now they’re used to disarm everyone but blacks, the race most responsible for gun violence.

    • Thanks: SafeNow
  11. Dumbo says:

    You can only wish they’d stop at the “unique patient identifier”.

    They want access and control of everything, including our DNA.

    I like Ron Paul, but I think this fight is already lost. The American spirit of individual freedom is gone. All are apathetically accepting vaccine mandates, mask mandates, increasing bureaucracy, global taxes, global government. The bad guys are winning. So far, at least.

    • Replies: @aj54
  12. When you realize that these people who do these things are Satanists dedicated to the destruction of humanity and anything that’s good, it’s easy to understand. Once we convince ourselves that there’s nothing good in our system any more and all has been tainted and polluted, it will be easier to fight against the menace. Don’t participate, don’t compromise, the system is totally evil and they want to eliminate you and everything your ancestors created.

  13. Mac_ says:

    The article is some view over time, the moves continuing the direction of agendas. In same sort of vein on having come to this point thought to note on ‘hippa’, as that’s been yet another related angle. Most people don’t read what they sign, which if read begins with slopping around the word privacy, only to cover over that its for opposite purpose as it then goes on to list the many ways information can be handed to others, beside personal data also specimens, blood, dna etc, and is vaguely written. It is fact people don’t have to sign it yet most people did and do, and then, because those with agendas realized some people reject it, they made another form to sign that you’re rejecting the hippa form, and which in some ways overrides rejecting by stating you were informed of the statements in the ‘hippa’ form. Then again they couldn’t do any of it if doctors and dentists had said no, or stood with customers and everyone pushed back. Could note more on specifics but at this point it is near inconsequential given other incursions as in Ron’s article. It seems some people don’t understand tyranny, which is confusing as in my opinion we’re living in some form it of already. – Had written this before seeing dumbo’s post above, chalk it up to similar awareness or resistance posture.

  14. @Achmed E. Newman

    Way back in 1968-1969, when I was a senior in high school, I took an economics class. Our teacher was this very wise older lady, who said way back then, that one’s social security number was their “tattler” – it would allow the government to keep “tabs” on all aspects of a person’s life. That was way back THEN! She was a very intelligent person!

    Also, way back then, a person’s social security card explicitly stated “not for identification.” Now, a social security number is used for EVERYTHING!

    I firmly believe that the government has the capability, using a person’s social security number, to keep “tabs” on all aspects of EVERY person’s life. There is absolutely NO privacy in our country any more. The government has the capability to monitor ALL aspects of a citizen’s personal life and I also believe that Microsoft puts in a “back door” into their software to allow the government access to every person’s computer that is connected to the internet (Danny Casolaro, Promis software, etc.). The government has the capability to monitor every person’s e-mails, every web site that is visited and basically every keystroke that person makes on their computer. In addition to this, the government has the capability to monitor everyone’s phone conversations and even their whereabouts – thanks to their cell phones and GPS systems in their vehicles.

    I firmly believe that our government (and the entire country) is so out of control that NEITHER political party has the capability (or desire) to get things back under control. The situation, in my opinion, is HOPELESS.

    • Agree: Achmed E. Newman
    • Replies: @Jokem
    , @HbutnotG
  15. Jokem says:
    @Brad Anbro

    I agree, I think things have gone too far…

  16. HbutnotG says:
    @Brad Anbro

    The open unabashed use of “my last four” of your social must’ve went over everybody’s head. The first 5 are easy to obtain with minimal effort. You can easily find out in what state they were born (4- 6 similar three-digit numbers there at most) then 2 intervening numbers about 100 attempts is all you need. Yet nobody complained. We were barking those last four to any schmuck that asked.

    • Agree: Achmed E. Newman
  17. aj54 says:

    our ancestors did, that’s why they came here

  18. aj54 says:

    not true, fully 25% have not taken the vax, and 90% of parents say they will not take it for their child. Easy enough to predict another explosion in home schooling come spring. Resistance is not futile.

  19. aj54 says:
    @Dr. Robert Morgan

    I think a reason would be the tacit admission that the Social Security system has failed to prevent use of the numbers by illegals, and it might be too difficult, given a mix of legacy and newer processing systems, to transfer the info to a new digital system. Easier to start over, so they can incorporate all the nasty furtive bits into the new system as well.

  20. Raches says: • Website

    Despite some questionable rhetoric at the beginning, this article is, within its four corners, a generally good article about a very important issue.  The Covid vaccines are being used as a political backdoor for something horrible—and that needs to be said, without tumbling down a rabbit hole of pseudoscientific nonsense and wild conspiracy theories.  This article has a chance of persuading sane, scientifically educated people.

    It has received 20 comments in 12 days.

    Linh Dinh’s latest incoherent rant about so-called “death jabs” has received over 200 comments in less time—and even worse anti-vaxxer articles regularly receive 500–1,000 comments, or even more.  But its chance of achieving widespread influence is effectually nil.

    I can only conclude that the anti-vaxxer movement is the best friend of medical mass-surveillance, total government control of all travel, and even mandatory vaccination.  One of the reasons why I myself have been reluctant thus far to blog about vaccine topics is that I know that I will risk being binned with the anti-vaxxers—which would poison the well, reducing my political efficacy on issues that are higher priorities to me.  I can work around that; but it takes time and effort that I do not now have to spare.  How many other people are being deterred from raising very valid concerns, because they don’t want to be falsely associated with the lunatics?

    I strongly oppose the current push for medical mass-surveillance.  Effectively advocating that position requires divorcing it from the anti-vaxxer raving about “death jabs” and mass euthanasia conspiracy theories, so that I can explain in rational terms that untrustworthy governments with ulterior motives are exploiting a convenient crisis.  Messaging about medical privacy, combined in an appropriate way with pointing out the limited efficacy of the vaccines for preventing the spread of Covid, is a much better political strategy.  Those who actually care about stopping vaxx passports, medical identifiers, etc. should pay attention.  Those who care more about toeing the anti-vaxxer party line may feel free to toss inane insults at me, as they are wont to do.

    Disclosure:  I am still unvaccinated for Covid.  Even if I may perhaps choose to get vaccinated sooner or later (maybe/maybe not), I would still oppose the mass-destruction of medical privacy which would be catastrophically harmful to society, and would not even stop Covid.  My concern is not about “hiding” the fact that I am unvaccinated:  My concern is about that harm, regardless of whether or not I am vaccinated. ®

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