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Lockdowns are serial killers. End them now.

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Comment: The following is quite possibly one of the most comprehensive articles published here on Covid-19, and sums a number of important points on the virus quite handily.

We are constantly told by our political leaders and the compliant media that a pandemic lockdown is absolutely necessary if we are ever to defeat the COVID virus. Mask mandates, quarantine camps, self-isolating, limited sociability, the stoking of public fear and panic, the shuttering of businesses and the attendant cratering of the economy have become, once again, the false solution to a politically ginned-up crisis -- déjà vu all over again. The trouble is: none of this works, none of this is necessary. Texas Tech professor Gilbert Berdine sums up:
"After taking the unprecedented economic depression into account, history will likely judge these lockdowns to be the greatest policy error of this generation."
Psychiatrist Mark McDonald writes:
"Not only have Americans become afraid, they have become infected by ... a pandemic of hysteria ... a delusional psychosis. A delusion is a fixed false belief contrary to reality. Americans today believe that we must keep our businesses closed, that we must keep our children at home, that we must wear masks over our faces and isolate ourselves from human beings in order to keep us alive. That is false. That is a lie. And it is killing us. It is killing us physically, mentally, socially, psychologically, it is killing our country, and it must stop."

Comment: Sadly, the lockdown propaganda and hysteria has already done its damage with many. The thought centers of the brain having been shut off only to accept more of the lies that have been so egregious and so damaging already.

However, for the small precentage of individuals who may still exist who haven't yet made up their minds completely on the subject, the above article might serve as very good primer for truth on the subject.


'Hypocrites of 2020': Los Angeles store celebrated for blasting Hunter Biden, Pelosi, Fauci, & more with unusual holiday window decorations

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Los Angeles boutique store Kitson has found itself celebrated by conservatives on social media for a holiday display featuring their "people of the year," including Dr. Anthony Fauci and Hunter Biden.

Kitson's "people" of the year starts with a poster of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti holding money next to a quote saying: "I will turn your phone off if you don't obey. Target, Costco, Walmart, etc. can sell nonessential items but small businesses are forbidden."

Garcetti has been frequently criticized for his leadership during the Covid-19 pandemic. He previously threatened to shut off power and water to households disobeying shutdown orders, and recently announced new stay-at-home orders that forbids people from non-essential travel.


Report: 40 states will file antitrust lawsuit against Facebook

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A recent report claims that a group of at least 40 states led by New York is set to file an antitrust lawsuit against Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook as early as next week.

A recent report from CNBC states that sources believe that a lawsuit could be filed against social media giant Facebook as early as next week. A group of 40 states led by New York have been investigating Facebook for possible antitrust violations and plans to file a lawsuit against the company, according to four sources.

The lawsuit would be the second major case taken against a major tech firm this year following the Justice Department's lawsuit against Google in October. Over 40 states reportedly plan to sign on to the Facebook lawsuit one source said, but would not provide the list of states.


Prescient academic paper for 2019 lays out current election crisis - the plan from the beginning?

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Ron at CodeMonkeyZ tweeted out a document published in September 2019 that lays out the Democrat Party's plan if they find themselves in a major dispute in the 2020 election.

Ron has been following the 2020 election closely since Democrats attempted their steal in early November.

This document was published by Edward B. Foley the Ebersold Chair in Constitutional Law and Director, Election Law @ Moritz, Ohio State University Moritz College of Law.

The document even includes Arizona and Pennsylvania as contested states in their scenario.

In the document Foley uses Liz Warren as their candidate since she was ahead in polling at the time but it could have been any of the candidates since the Democrats were going to steal the votes no matter who was their candidate.


Busted! Video from Georgia shows suitcases filled with ballots pulled from under table AFTER supervisor told GOP poll workers to go home

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Surveillance footage from the State Farm Arena in Georgia
The Georgia Senate Oversight Committee held a hearing on Thursday on the massive election fraud in the state.

President Trump was ahead of Joe Biden by more than 110,000 votes in Georgia on election night when all of a sudden Fulton County stopped counting ballots after a pipe burst.

Poll watchers were kicked out of the State Farm Arena tabulation center on election night after a burst pipe caused flooding.

Comment: One would think the case for massive voter fraud was a slam-dunk. But in Georgia, things appear to be more complicated due to obstruction from Georgia legislators:
When it comes to voter fraud that is being allegedly discovered in all the key battleground states, Georgia is one of the more difficult situations. It's one thing when you have discovered massive efforts by Democrats to commit election fraud in a multitude of ways, and that's hard enough to fight, but when you have Republican public officials in the Executive branch who seem to be a part of the problem, it makes it necessary for private groups to form in order to help fight the effort against the illegal things that went on during the 2020 election. Yes, I'm talking about Georgia's Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger and Governor Brian Kemp among others.

Through a mostly volunteer, donation-funded effort, the nonprofit group "Nations In Action" has discovered the most compelling evidence of alleged voting irregularities of any other investigation currently underway in Georgia.

One of many volunteer groups, a Georgia-based voter data analytics firm says it has found that about 40,000 illegal votes were cast in Georgia in the November 3 general election. Mark Davis, President of Data Productions, Inc. and considered an expert in five court cases concerning election disputes found 40,239 people who moved from one county to another more than 30 days before the election and voted in their old county, which is illegal according to Georgia law. Those 40,239 people who voted failed to register their new address in time to vote in their new county, and according to the law they cannot vote in either county until they do.

40,239 illegal votes are more than triple the size of the current margins in the Presidential race as Joe Biden is listed as being approximately 12,000 votes ahead of President Donald Trump.

Full disclosure: Mark Davis has been one of my best friends for about a dozen years. He is like a brother to me. I can say with confidence that he has been very concerned about voter residency issues in his state for decades. He is the go-to guy in Georgia for voter data analysis.

Davis' investigation say they found there were 312,971 people who moved within the state from one county to another and that out of that 122,231 people moved more than 30 days prior to the election and failed to notify the state in time to vote, which means they were ineligible to vote in the 2020 election. That 40,239 number comes from that batch of people.

The analysis also found that 267,255 people notified the USPS that they moved outside the state of Georgia, which means they are no longer eligible to vote in the state, yet, 14,980 of those people allegedly voted in the 2020 election in Georgia, 100 percent of them illegally.

"When we ran the data on these changes of address, the numbers startled me," said Davis.

In search of additional verification, a second Nations In Action volunteer, Derek Somerville, CEO of Sierra Partners LLC and former FBI Special Agent, started to analyze individual voters in Mr. Davis' data. "I worked in the US intelligence community. I'm a trained federal investigator who was assigned to Public Corruption cases" says Somerville. "After investigating a random sample of these voters, it became abundantly clear that thousands, if not tens of thousands of voters in this election do not reside in the county in which they voted...or even in the state of Georgia."

Maria Strollo Zack, founder and chairman of Nations In Action, acknowledged that what is allegedly occurring in Georgia ought to concern every voter no matter party, adding "The Georgia legislature has failed its citizens by refusing to focus on systemic widespread voter fraud for decades."

Up to now, Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA) requests for the final certified voter file from the Secretary of State Raffensperger have been ignored. "What are they hiding over there," Zack asked.

"Americans demand honest, free and fair elections and Georgia voters deserve better than this," Zack said. "Georgia has clear statutory and case law when it comes to voters casting ballots where they live and the Election Lawyers, Attorney General, and Georgia Bureau of Investigation should get involved."

Zack also called on the Georgia state legislature to immediately begin hearings over this information. "They may ultimately need to sue to get more time to recount without these illegal ballots, bad addresses, and unverified signatures."

"Otherwise, if the election is de-certified, the General Assembly may need to step in and decide for itself whether to send electors and make that important decision on who will be the next President."


Facebook to ban 'misinformation' on Covid vaccines

Facebook Inc on Thursday said it would remove false claims about COVID-19 vaccines that have been debunked by public health experts, following a similar announcement by Alphabet Inc's YouTube in October.

The move expands Facebook's current rules against falsehoods and conspiracy theories about the pandemic. The social media company says it takes down coronavirus misinformation that poses a risk of "imminent" harm, while labeling and reducing distribution of other false claims that fail to reach that threshold.

Facebook said in a blog post that the global policy change came in response to news that COVID-19 vaccines will soon be rolling out around the world.

Two drug companies, Pfizer Inc and Moderna Inc, have asked U.S. authorities for emergency use authorization of their vaccine candidates. Britain approved the Pfizer vaccine on Wednesday, jumping ahead of the rest of the world in the race to begin the most crucial mass inoculation program in history.

Comment: Translation: Facebook will ban any information that contradicts the official narrative on vaccines whether true or not.


Sidney Powell files suit in Wisconsin to block state from certifying results, similar suits in Arizona - hundreds of thousands of illegal ballots

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Sidney Powell, author of the bestseller "Licensed to Lie" and lead counsel in more than 500 appeals in the 5th Circuit, in Washington on May 30, 2019.
Attorney Sidney Powell filed a lawsuit on Tuesday alleging an "egregious range of conduct" in Wisconsin at the direction of Wisconsin state election officials.

Powell is asking the court to block Gov. Tony Evers from transferring currently certified election results in Wisconsin to the Electoral College, and have Evers and the Wisconsin Elections Commission (WEC) reverse the certification, "pending a full investigation and court hearing." Powell is also asking the court to order an independent audit of the election "to ensure the accuracy and integrity of the election."

The suit (pdf) was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin against the WEC and Evers. It alleges an "egregious range of conduct" in Milwaukee County and the City of Milwaukee, along with Dane County, La Crosse County, Waukesha County, St. Croix County, Washington County, Bayfield County, Ozaukee County, as well as other counties throughout the Third District and throughout Wisconsin that employ election software and hardware from Dominion Voting Systems.

The suit alleges "massive election fraud" that violates the Wisconsin Election Code and the U.S. Constitution. It alleges a "scheme and artifice to defraud" in Wisconsin that was done "for the purpose of illegally and fraudulently manipulating the vote count to manufacture an election of Joe Biden as President of the United States, and also of various down-ballot democrat candidates in the 2020 election cycle."

Comment: On the same day, Powell filed a lawsuit in Arizona challenging 400,000 ballots:
The 53-page complaint, filed by former federal prosecutor Powell on behalf of the state's 11 GOP electors and others, alleges software manipulation and other fraud in the state "as set forth in the affidavits of eyewitnesses and the voter data cited" that violates the U.S. Constitution and Arizona's own election laws.

"The multifaceted schemes and artifices implemented by Defendants and their collaborators to defraud resulted in the unlawful counting, or fabrication, of hundreds of thousands of illegal, ineligible, duplicate or purely fictitious ballots in the State of Arizona," the lawsuit states.

These "collectively add up to multiples of Biden's purported lead in the State of 10,457 votes," it argued, pointing to what is alleged to be at least 412,000 "illegally cast ballots."

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs are listed as defendants in the lawsuit.
The complaint highlights what it said was an "especially egregious range of conduct" in Arizona's Maricopa County, and other counties using Dominion Systems.
The lawsuit alleges that Dominion Voting Systems violated election laws by having their machines connected to the internet. The case is supported by a redacted affidavit from a former electronic intelligence analyst, alleging that the voting system software was accessed by agents from China and Iran.

"Dominion violated physical security standards by connecting voting machines to the Internet, allowing Dominion, domestic third parties or hostile foreign actors to access the system and manipulate election results, and moreover potentially to cover their tracks due to Dominion's unprotected log," it states.
Powell on Wednesday also filed a motion (pdf) for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction, saying that Arizona officials did not comply with laws set by the state legislature, and instead "committed a scheme and artifice to fraudulently and illegally manipulate the vote count to make certain the election of Joe Biden as the President of the United States."

It asks the court to order that "servers, software, voting machines, tabulators, printers, portable media, logs, ballot applications, ballot return envelopes, ballot images, paper ballots, and all election materials related to the Nov. 3, 2020 Arizona election seized and impounded for forensic audit and inspection by the Plaintiffs."

It also requested the court block Ducey from "transmitting the currently certified election results to the Electoral College" until the legal challenge was resolved.


Staten Island bar owner Keith McAlarney arrested for defying COVID lockdown - UPDATE

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The sign at Mac's Public House on Staten Island.
"Will spend night in jail for 'trespassing' in his own business...It's like the Mafia...Gov Cuomo is the Gestapo!"

Last week, we reported about an NYC bar owner who used a leftist tactic when he defined his bar as being located in an "autonomous zone," to protect him from COVID lockdown rules.

The NY Post reports that the Staten Island pub located in a coronavirus hot spot is stealing a page from Seattle's anarchist cookbook, declaring itself an "autonomous zone," free from the public-safety restrictions its owners say they will refuse to abide by.
"!ATTENTION! We hereby declare this establishment an !!! AUTONOMOUS ZONE!!!" read signs outside and around Mac's Public House in Grant City, invoking a phrase more commonly associated with the monthlong occupation of Capitol Hill in the Emerald City by anti-cop radicals. "We refuse to abide by any rules and regulations put forth by the Mayor of NYC and Governor of NY State."

Comment: 'We're not backing down': Staten Island pub declares itself 'autonomous zone' in defiance of Cuomo

Staten Islanders speak their mind (language warning):

UPDATE 03/12/20: More reporting from RT:
The large law enforcement response came after Presti and McAlarney late last month declared Mac's an "autonomous zone," borrowing from a tactic used earlier this year by anarchist protesters to set apart neighborhoods in Seattle and Portland as separate countries.
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Co-owner, Danny Presti is taken away in handcuffs from Mac's Public House by NYC Sheriff's.
The move came after the pub was hit with $1,000-a-day fines and stripped of its state liquor license for staying open in defiance of pandemic restrictions. The owners then subverted a state business-shutdown order by saying they would serve visitors for free, while asking for donations to cover their bills.

Presti and McAlarney also urged other business owners to know their legal rights and stand up to "overreaching" Covid-19 orders issued by Mayor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio. "Open your places up," Presti said. "Take your cities, your states and your country back."

Presti started a GoFundMe account on Sunday to raise money for Mac's fight with city and state governments. Nearly $34,000 of the $500,000 target had been raised as of Wednesday afternoon.

"I just donated $100," podcast host Dave Rubin tweeted on Wednesday. "I'd be happy to have him on the show."

Local artist Scott LoBaido, who witnessed Presti's arrest and his return to Mac's on Wednesday, pointed out the hypocrisy of allowing big-box retailers to stay open while forcing small businesses to shut down.

"There's hundreds of people at Home Goods buying ceramic penguins for their shelves in their house, and this guy can't open his small little business that's this big to make a living and survive," he said in a Newsmax interview.


Rand Paul: Fauci owes parents and students an apology over pandemic measures

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Anthony Fauci, Director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) scolded Anthony Fauci in a tweet on Sunday, suggesting the nation's leading infectious disease expert apologize for his warnings about the danger the coronavirus poses to school-age children.

"Dr Fauci owes @RandPaul an apology," one of Paul's Twitter followers said.

Paul responded: "No, he owes one to every single parent and school-age child in America. I told him this multiple times this summer."

Fauci and Paul have clashed several times since the pandemic began, with the Kentucky Republican accusing Fauci of fear-mongering rhetoric and what he says is incorrect praise of so-called lockdown measures implemented to stem the spread of the virus.

Comment: Suffer, little children: School closings, child abuse, and the COVID19 coup's war on democracy


Propaganda hack Valery Solovey gives it yet another go: Says Putin has cancer, preparing to step down

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The picture of health: Russia's President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with President of Georgia's breakaway region of Abkhazia Aslan Bzhaniya at the Bocharov Ruchei state residence in Sochi, Russia November 12, 2020.
The Russian president is the world's sickest leader, if you believe reports in Western media, that is. Popular US and UK outlets are now claiming Vladimir Putin has Parkinson's, underwent secret surgery and is battling cancer.

While many have found 2020 to be a challenging year, for notorious Moscow conspiracy theorist Valery Solovey, it has been his best yet. He has managed to send Western news organisations into a frenzy with bombshell allegations twice in as many months. In November, he claimed Putin was suffering from a neurodegenerative condition and would soon step back from the presidency. The revelations were splashed across popular newspapers including the UK's Mail Online and the New York Post.

Comment: Even Russia has its crazed conspiracy theorists.

On his previous efforts: