Today’s Required Reading: The Thirty Tyrants

If you want a great read about how and why America’s class of elites have sold out the rest of the U.S. population to China, you should take the time to read “The Thirty Tyrants”, published at Tabletmag.com. It was forwarded to me by a friend this morning. It’s a long read, but well worth your time investment.

Here’s an excerpt to whet your appetite:

But if Donald Trump saw decoupling the United States from China as a way to dismantle the oligarchy that hated him and sent American jobs abroad, he couldn’t follow through on the vision. After correctly identifying the sources of corruption in our elite, the reasons for the impoverishment of the middle classes, and the threats foreign and domestic to our peace, he failed to staff and prepare to win the war he asked Americans to elect him to fight.

And because it was true that China was the source of the China Class’ power, the novel coronavirus coming out of Wuhan became the platform for its coup de grace. So Americans became prey to an anti-democratic elite that used the coronavirus to demoralize them; lay waste to small businesses; leave them vulnerable to rioters who are free to steal, burn, and kill; keep their children from school and the dying from the last embrace of their loved ones; and desecrate American history, culture, and society; and defame the country as systemically racist in order to furnish the predicate for why ordinary Americans in fact deserved the hell that the elite’s private and public sector proxies had already prepared for them.

For nearly a year, American officials have purposefully laid waste to our economy and society for the sole purpose of arrogating more power to themselves while the Chinese economy has gained on America’s. China’s lockdowns had nothing to do with the difference in outcomes. Lockdowns are not public health measures to reduce the spread of a virus. They are political instruments, which is why Democratic Party officials who put their constituents under repeated lengthy lockdowns, like New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, are signaling publicly that it is imperative they be allowed to reopen immediately now that Trump is safely gone.

That Democratic officials intentionally destroyed lives and ended thousands of them by sending the ill to infect the elderly in nursing homes is irrelevant to America’s version of the Thirty Tyrants. The job was to boost coronavirus casualties in order to defeat Trump and they succeeded. As with Athens’ anti-democratic faction, America’s best and brightest long ago lost its way. At the head of the Thirty Tyrants was Critias, one of Socrates’ best students, a poet and dramatist. He may have helped save Socrates from the regime’s wrath, and yet the philosopher appears to have regretted that his method, to question everything, fed Critias’ sweeping disdain for tradition. Once in power, Critias turned his nihilism on Athens and destroyed the city.

Meanwhile, Kissinger’s geopolitical maneuver became the cornerstone of his historical legacy. It also made him a wealthy man selling access to Chinese officials. In turn, Kissinger pioneered the way for other former high-ranking policymakers to engage in their own foreign influence-peddling operations, like William Cohen, defense secretary in the administration of Bill Clinton, who greased the way for China to gain permanent most favored nation trade status in 2000 and become a cornerstone of the World Trade Organization. The Cohen Group has two of its four overseas offices in China, and includes a number of former top officials, including Trump’s former Defense Secretary James Mattis, who recently failed to disclose his work for the Cohen Group when he criticized the Trump administration’s “with us or against us” approach to China in an editorial. “The economic prosperity of U.S. allies and partners hinges on strong trade and investment relationships with Beijing,” wrote Mattis, who was literally being paid by China for taking exactly that position.

Just after defeating communism in the Soviet Union, America breathed new life into the communist party that survived. And instead of Western democratic principles transforming the CCP, the American establishment acquired a taste for Eastern techno-autocracy. Tech became the anchor of the U.S.-China relationship, with CCP funding driving Silicon Valley startups, thanks largely to the efforts of Dianne Feinstein, who, after Kissinger, became the second-most influential official driving the U.S.-CCP relationship for the next 20 years.

In 1978, as the newly elected mayor of San Francisco, Feinstein befriended Jiang Zemin, then the mayor of Shanghai and eventually president of China. As mayor of America’s tech epicenter, her ties to China helped the growing sector attract Chinese investment and made the state the world’s third-largest economy. Her alliance with Jiang also helped make her investor husband, Richard Blum, a wealthy man. As senator, she pushed for permanent MFN trade status for China by rationalizing China’s human rights violations, while her friend Jiang consolidated his power and became the Communist Party’s general secretary by sending tanks into Tiananmen Square. Feinstein defended him. “China had no local police,” Feinstein said that Jiang had told her. “Hence the tanks,” the senator from California reassuringly explained. “But that’s the past. One learns from the past. You don’t repeat it. I think China has learned a lesson.”

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Go read the rest of it. Trust me on this: You will be glad you did.

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Thursday News Roundup: CNN Admits the New York Post’s Hunter Biden Reporting Was All True

So, CNN admits that the New York Post’s stories on Hunter Biden’s laptop were 100% accurate, then? – Sure seems like it, anyway. You all remember the New York Post’s original reporting on Hunter Biden’s laptop and the contents thereon, correct? Remember how the story was spiked by every major corrupt media outlet in the country? Remember how users at Twitter and all of the other big social media platforms were denied the ability to share it? Remember how the Post’s accounts on Twitter and Facebook were shut down for weeks to prevent the newspaper from sharing any other new reporting on that story?

Yeah, it was all so October, the month before the election, of course.

Anyway, the news-fakers at CNN ran a story of their own yesterday, after the Biden fake president-elect operation revealed that China Joe’s creepy ne’er-do-well son was being investigated by the Delaware U.S. Attorney’s office for tax issues. The funny thing is, that CNN story, which came 2 months after the New York Post’s story that was supposedly too toxic to report back in October, essentially confirms every aspect of the Post’s story. But of course, CNN does all of that well after the election has come and gone.

Funny how that works, huh?

I’m not going to excerpt from the CNN story, because to hell with CNN and their compatriots in the corrupt, fake news media. But know that the CNN story also informs us that the FBI and DOJ “paused” their supposed “investigation” of Hunter and his magic laptop throughout the weeks leading up to Election Day because they didn’t want to “influence” the presidential election. Many in the corrupt news media employed the same excuse.

The point here is this: The DOJ and media, by refusing to investigate or report on the laptop DID influence the election, and influenced it massively in Joe Potato Head Biden’s favor.

But that, of course, was the goal. Despicable people.

Speaking of ne’er-do-well Democrats… – It looks like farty Eric Swalwell is lying about his having broken off ties to the ChiCom honeypot with whom he was fooling around and paying back in 2015. From a story at RedState.com:

Swalwell’s defense, as he lays out during the luxurious tongue-bath CNN’s Jim Sciutto offered up, is that he’s had nothing to do with her since she fled back to China in 2015 and, being the patriotic, red-blooded American that he is, Swalwell claims that he has fully cooperated with the FBI and his cooperation was destroyed by the Trump administration who leaked the story of him banging a Chinese spy to the media out of revenge for his key roll in the impeachment fiasco. Or something like that. Swalwell isn’t really smart enough to sound coherent even under the best of circumstances.

That, however, may or may not be the truth.

Oh. Why would a member of congress continue to be friends with a ChiCom spy who got him into a full-blown FBI investigation, five full years after that supposed “investigation” took place? And, why wouldn’t the FBI, if its supposed “investigation” was really on the up and up, be investigating that clearly ongoing relationship between the congressman and the ChiCom spy?

The answers to those questions are a really very obvious, aren’t they? Occam’s Razor really does apply here. Think about it.

Turncoats. Turncoats Everwhere! – Ok, Mitt Romney has never been a real Republican, but President Trump’s ongong challenges  to the obviously-fraudulent election results in five states are really bringing the turncoats out of the weeds now.

Romney is the most prominent among them, because of course he is.:

Then there’s this from regular Fox News contributor Andy McCarthy, who is really getting on board with Paul Ryan’s new “turn hard left” program for the fading fake news channel:

Yes, that would be the “frivolous” Texas lawsuit filed by Texas AG Ken Paxton, the “frivolous” lawsuit that now has 17 other state AG’s signing Amicus briefs supporting it:

Hey, Andy, maybe you should think about standing down on this one.

Speaking of that Texas lawsuit, President Trump yesterday asked Ted Cruz to present the oral arguments related to it before the Supreme Court if the Court agrees to hear the case:

From the story at TheHill:

President Trump has asked Texas Sen. Ted Cruz (R) to present a case from his state’s attorney general seeking to invalidate the election results of several key battleground states before the Supreme Court should it decide to hear the suit, The New York Times reported Wednesday.

The lawsuit from Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) seeks to void the vote certifications of Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Georgia and Michigan, arguing that the results are “tainted” by new election processes in those states.

The court has not yet agreed to hear the case on its merits and on Tuesday rejected efforts by pro-Trump attorneys to overturn the results in Pennsylvania in a separate case.

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Texas AG Paxton would need to gain the votes of four of the nine USSC justices in order for the case to receive a full hearing by that body. Given that all of the states that are the subject of the lawsuit clearly violated the constitution by allowing changes to their voting procedures to be made by gubernatorial orders (many of which themselves likely also violate parts of the constitution) or by state courts absent consideration by their state legislatures, it seems likely that the suit will be heard.

If that comes about, Senator Cruz, while serving as Texas’s Deputy AG prior to running for the Senate, argued nine cases before the USSC and won most of them. It would be difficult to find a more effective and experienced advocate for the case, which President Trump also made clear yesterday that his lawyers will support via Amicus briefs.

Very interesting developments all around here.

The face of Mussolini in our time. – Bill de Blasio continued his fascist campaign of discrimination against his city’s Jewish community yesterday:

From a story at DailyWire:

Democratic New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio warned an ultra-Orthodox synagogue in Brooklyn on Tuesday that he will shut them down “once and for all” if they continue to flout his lockdown orders.

During a Tuesday press conference, de Blasio was asked about a large indoor funeral held Monday by Congregation Yetev Lev D’Satmar, a prominent synagogue in Williamsburg that was also recently fined $15,000 for secretly conducting a large indoor wedding in November.

“If we see another confirmed situation in which an inappropriate event is happening in that same building, then we’re going to have to move to shut down the building once and for all,” de Blasio said, according to Gothamist. “That would be the next step if we see non-compliance.”

“I do think there’s an ideological factor that’s making things a lot harder,” de Blasio also said, seeming to imply that the Hasidic community’s continued non-compliance with state and city lockdown orders stems from their widespread support for President Donald Trump.

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Notice all the loaded language being used to refer to the Hasidic Jews: “ultra-orthodox,” “ideological,” “inappropriate,” etc. It’s the very same sort of language pushed by Hitler and Mussolini in the 1930s.

These are very, very frightening times.

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WATCH: China and America’s Elite – A Tucker Carlson Monologue Every American Should See

Yes, I know everyone hates Fox News now, but bear with me here. – Tucker Carlson delivered a revealing monologue on last night’s show about how the ChiComs are going about bribing and influencing America’s politicians, educators and other elements of the “elite” in our society. It is so on point that Twitter is trying and failing to block access to it this morning.

Take the time to either watch the clip below or read the transcript that follows. You will be glad you did.

Watch this clip:

Here’s the Transcript:

Since the day Donald Trump was elected in 2016, we have been told that Russia is at the very top of the list of threats to America. Russia has penetrated our government. Russia threatens our democracy. Russia works tirelessly to subvert our economy and our way of life.

Of course, such claims were a lie, and we’re all aware of that now. Russia never had the power or the money to control our government, and there’s no evidence they even tried. But that doesn’t mean that there was no collusion.

In fact, top leaders in American government and business have been compromised by a foreign power that seeks to undermine our country and our democratic system. It turns out that many of the very people who ranted so hysterically about Russia  were doing precisely what they claimed to decry. They were working on behalf of our chief global rival, the government of China.

The Russia hoax, effectively, was a diversion. It hid something that is not a hoax at all, but is real and threatening to all of us. We’re going to spend the foreseeable future reporting on the relationship between America’s political and financial elites and the communist government of China that has made many of them very rich.

On Nov. 28, Di Dongsheng, a professor at Renmin University in Beijing, appeared on a Chinese television show about Wall Street and international trade. Like so many in academia in China, Di is a servant of his country’s government. This video was deleted from Chinese social media soon after being uploaded, and here’s why:

DI DONSHENG (translation): The Trump administration is in a trade war with us, so why can’t we fix the Trump administration? Why, between 1992 and 2016, did China and the U.S., use to be able to settle all kinds of issues? No mater what kind of crises we encountered … things were solved in no time … We fixed everything in two months. What is the reason? I’m going to throw out something maybe a little bit explosive here. It’s just because we have people at the top. At the top of America’s core inner circle of power and influence, we have our old friends.

Two different Chinese speakers have confirmed the above translation. This is as close to a smoking gun as we have ever seen.

“We have people at the top. At the top of America’s core inner circle of power and influence.” According to Di Dongsheng, that has been true for decades.

So who are these people and how many of them work in our media and in our government? Well, Di didn’t say precisely. At another point in the program, he described a Chinese agent working as a vice president at, “a top Wall Street financial institution.” Di explained that he couldn’t say more without making political trouble.

Di did tell his audience that one agent in particular was especially useful, and he goes on at some length about her. He describes her as an American who’s lived abroad for many years and is now a Chinese citizen, and this seems to baffle him a little bit. The Chinese government doesn’t allow dual citizenship. Why would they? Why would anyone? Di seems pleased that the U.S. government is foolish enough to allow it. He explains that this American agent, who lives at least part of the year in Beijing, helped the Chinese government with a propaganda operation in Washington in 2015, and he goes on to describe that in some detail.

The Obama administration was easy to manipulate, Di suggests. The Chinese had many friends among the Obama people. The problem came when Donald Trump was elected. After that, he says, everything changed.

DI DONGSHENG (translation): For the past 30 years, 40 years, we have been utilizing the core power of the United States … Since the 1970s, Wall Street had a very strong influence on the domestic and foreign affairs of the United States, so we had a channel to rely on. But the problem is that after 2008, the status of Wall Street has declined, and more importantly, after 2016, Wall Street can’t fix Trump. Why? It’s very awkward. Trump had a previous soft default issue with Wall Street, so there was a conflict between them. But I won’t go into details, I may not have enough time. So during the U.S.-China trade war they [Wall Street] tried to help. And I know that, my friends on the U.S. side told me that they tried to help, but they couldn’t do much.

Since the 1970s, Di said, Wall Street has had enormous influence over the way the United States government operates. The Chinese government, he says, has enormous influence on Wall Street, and that arrangement worked very well for a long time.

Then Donald Trump unexpectedly was elected in 2016 and Wall Street was infuriated. “Wall Street can’t fix Trump,” he said, but they tried. This gives the game away.

If you’re wondering why our political class has stood by and allowed the Chinese government to degrade this country and our way of life, stood by as the Chinese government has flooded the United States with deadly opioids that have killed hundreds of thousands of people, stood by as the Chinese government ripped off billions of dollars worth of intellectual property from our companies, there’s your answer.

Earlier this year, the chairman of Harvard’s chemistry department was arrested for taking $50,000 per month from the Communist Party of China in return for sending secrets and referring top scientists to Beijing. It barely rated as a scandal and you may not even be aware it happened. Why? Because so many are on the take.

In effect, Donald Trump was an impediment to this very lucrative arrangement, and for that reason, Di explains in the video, America’s most powerful elites — and he calls them that — got to work on electing a new president again:

DI DONSHENG (translation): But now we’re seeing Biden was elected [laughter]. The traditional elite, the political elite, the establishment, they’re very close to Wall Street. So you see that, right? Trump has been saying that Biden’s son has some sort of global foundation. Have you noticed that? Who helped him [Biden’s son] build the foundations? Got it? There are a lot of deals in all these. [laughter, applause]

Di notes, because the Chinese do pay close attention to what we say here, Donald Trump has complained about Hunter Biden and his ties to the Chinese government. So now you know why you weren’t allowed to talk about Hunter Biden’s laptop and why big business aligned as one to suppress that story: Because they were implicated in it.

Back in October, we interviewed a man called Tony Bobulinski, because no one else would. Tony Bobulinski was a business partner of the Bidens. Here’s what he told us about China:

BOBULINSKI: And in a document that you guys have in — I think it’s been provided to, you know, to the world — the Chinese referenced that because of their trust in the Biden family, that Chairman Ye and Director Zang are excited about moving forward in this. And in that document, they reference loaning $5 million to the ‘BD family’ … The ‘BD family’ is the Biden family.

CARLSON: What are the implications of this going forward if Joe Biden is elected president, which could very well happen? How does this constrain his ability to deal with China?

BOBULINSKI: Are you asking for my personal —

CARLSON: I am, I’m asking for your opinion as someone who’s worked with the Chinese.

BOBULINSKI: So I think Joe Biden and the Biden family are compromised. 

“I think Joe Biden and the Biden family are compromised.”

It looks like Tony Bobulinski was right about that. And it looks like the Bidens are far from the only ones who have been compromised.

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Monday News Roundup: China, not Russia, is America’s Real Adversary

While the Democrats and corrupt news media – all of whom are beholden to China – were distracting the nation by painting Russia as our nation’s boogeyman, here is what was really happening in the world. – If you read just one item of news today, read the op/ed piece Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe authored for the weekend edition of the Wall Street Journal.

In that piece, DNI Ratcliffe details chapter and verse why China – not Russia and a fading Putin – is America’s #1 adversary in the world, and how it is infiltrating our economic, economic and political systems to subvert our country to its will without firing a shot.

Here is an excerpt from that piece just to whet your appetite:

Within intelligence agencies, a healthy debate and shift in thinking is already under way. For the talented intelligence analysts and operators who came up during the Cold War, the Soviet Union and Russia have always been the focus. For others who rose through the ranks at the turn of this century, counterterrorism has been top of mind. But today we must look with clear eyes at the facts in front of us, which make plain that China should be America’s primary national security focus going forward.

Other nations must understand this is true for them as well. The world is being presented a choice between two wholly incompatible ideologies. China’s leaders seek to subordinate the rights of the individual to the will of the Communist Party. They exert government control over companies and subvert the privacy and freedom of their citizens with an authoritarian surveillance state.

We shouldn’t assume that Beijing’s efforts to drag the world back into the dark will fail just because the forces of good have triumphed before in modern times. China believes that a global order without it at the top is a historical aberration. It aims to change that and reverse the spread of liberty around the world.

Beijing is preparing for an open-ended period of confrontation with the U.S. Washington should also be prepared. Leaders must work across partisan divides to understand the threat, speak about it openly, and take action to address it.

This is our once-in-a-generation challenge. Americans have always risen to the moment, from defeating the scourge of fascism to bringing down the Iron Curtain. This generation will be judged by its response to China’s effort to reshape the world in its own image and replace America as the dominant superpower. The intelligence is clear. Our response must be as well.

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Think of how America’s posture towards the ChiCom government is going to shift if China Joe Potato Head Biden, whose family has profited to the tune of millions from Chinese interests over the past decade, is installed into the presidency. Think of how easy it will then become for Xi Jinping and the ChiComs to subvert our political system, especially if the Democrats win both runoff elections in Georgia and assume control of both houses of congress.

In the media, talking heads at every major TV and radio outlet and newspapers have been spouting ChiCom talking points for years now, with their social media cohorts censoring anti-China messaging on their platforms. Our major universities have for years now taken millions from ChiCom interests to fund pro-China propaganda classes and professors.

This is serious stuff, folks. Deadly serious.

In the political system, ChiCom efforts to bribe and influence politicians is not limited to Washington. Watch the reactions of several governors as Sec. State Mike Pompeo details Chinese corruption at the state level at their Winter Meeting of the National Governors Association:

If you think it’s not really important for President Trump to prevail in his efforts to overturn the stolen election, think again. If you think the results of the Georgia runoffs and who ultimately controls the U.S. Senate are not important, think again.

Russia is just a Democrat fantasy, propaganda pushed out to the public for the last 5 years in a concerted effort with the corrupt news media to obscure the real threat to our nation posed by China. America has one clear and present adversary that is a real threat to its ultimate survival, and Vladimir Putin has nothing to do with it.

Meanwhile, in other news…. – Rudy Giuliani tested positive for COVID-19, because of course he did:

*sigh*

Hey, look, the FBI appears to be doing something productive! – It’s probably just a shiny object aimed at propping up the dumpster fire Bureau’s disastrous reputation, but FBI agents did seem to conduct an actual raid on a residence in Arizona’s Maricopa County (home to Phoenix and more than half of the state’s voters) on Sunday:

From the story at Forbes.com:

On the morning of November 5, as the 2020 election hung in the balance, Arizona federal agents raided a two-story house in Fountain Hills, Maricopa County, a county that had become a key battleground in the presidential race. The agents were looking for evidence of a cyberattack on an unnamed organization and stolen voter data. They left with eight hard drives, three computers and a bag of USB sticks. The resident of the property, a 56-year-old IT expert named Elliot Kerwin, was served the warrant. He is not yet facing charges and was unreachable for comment at the time of publication. There is no indication that anything other than voters’ information, which can be acquired for a few hundred dollars in Arizona counties, was taken from the affected office.

The warrant, discovered by Forbes this week, reveals investigators have been looking into a computer intrusion at an unnamed “victim office,” which occurred from October 21 to November 4. At the Kerwin residence, they were looking for any evidence within the seized computers that showed they’d been used to access the IT network at the office, as well as “protected voters’ information” and any indication that it had been disseminated to other people.

Of the 15 county recorder’s offices contacted by Forbes about the investigation, only one, Maricopa County, confirmed voter data had been stolen, noting that a federal investigation was under way. The Maricopa County Recorder’s office, which is just 30 minutes’ drive south from Kerwin’s home, did not confirm whether or not the investigation was the same as that referred to in the search warrant.

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Ok, so, the raid took place over a month ago and the county officials claim that a “federal investigation” is taking place. Meanwhile, the Electoral College is scheduled to meet and vote a week from today. Do any of you think the FBI and DOJ will produce a shred of results from their “investigation” if those findings would benefit Donald Trump and his quest to prove the massive voter fraud that the Democrats perpetrated in the state of Arizona?

If so, shoot me an email. I’ve got some prime real estate I’d like to talk to you about buying. Thanks.

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Get Ready for “All COVID All The Time” Through Election Day

So, we’re back to the “All COVID All The Time” narrative in our national and local corrupt news media. Following the horrific debate performance by Quid Pro China Joe Biden on Thursday, the Democrats and their corrupt media toadies have decided that whipping up yet another round of hysteria about the China Flu is the only hope of getting their addled, elderly guy across the finish line.

Thus, the full court press began on Friday, the day on which new “cases” of COVID-19 supposedly reached a new high since June. Sure it did.

There was Creepy Uncle McWifeMolester himself, venturing out of his basement abode to make a speech to another empty room in which he laid out is super-terrific-China-Flu-fighting-plan that would include a national mask-wearing mandate, another round of massive economic shut-downs and closing of Interstate travel.

Yeah, that’s the ticket!

There was the little societal menace Anthony Fauci pontificating on CNN, saying that even with a vaccine -which he knows full well will only be marginally effective – we’re all gonna have to stay locked in our homes and keep wearing masks whenever in public through not just the end of this year, not just the end of 2021, but through the end of 2022 if he has his way, which he certainly will under a Biden/Harris co-presidency.

There was Jack Tapper with his permanently-wrinkled brow, showing great concern and artificial empathy as the little menace droned on, playing his role to perfection. And there was the army of Blue-check Twitter wonders, repeating Fauci’s sage advice as if it were the gospel handed down from Mount Sinai, even though none of them believe in the gospel and the little menace has been 100% wrong about every aspect of this pandemic since the ChiCom government intentionally let it loose on the world last November.

Just how wrong has the little menace been? Newly-discovered and released emails show that that Fauci actually signed off on a World Health Organization-sponsored press release supporting China’s response to the pandemic.

No, I’m not kidding. From a report at JustTheNews.com:

 

Emails obtained by Judicial Watch and the Daily Caller News Foundation via a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit show that White House coronavirus adviser Anthony Fauci in late January approved of a World Health Organization-sponsored press release supporting China’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The email refers to the Global Preparedness Monitoring Board, an independent advisory body created by WHO and the World Bank Group. It specifically notes “consensus for the GPMB to issue a statement supportive of countries’ (especially China) and WHO response efforts, and to call for urgent actions to further strengthen global preparedness and response to this outbreak.”

“Looks fine,” Fauci responded. “Please see my comments in attached document.”

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“Looks fine.” Well, sure it looked fine to Fauci, who appears to be just fine with anything that is designed to destroy the U.S. economy and our society at large.

It was Fauci, after all, who thought “15 days to flatten the curve” was the right idea back in March. We’re currently in, what, Day 200 or so of that futile effort, give or take a few.

It was also Fauci, after all, who told us on one of his myriad national TV appearances that wearing masks has no effect on this virus, none at all, and was just a waste of time. Now, he’s telling us that we all need to keep wearing these masks – even at home and in the car – for the next two years, and maybe longer.

But of course, he himself is exempt, as we saw at Nationals ball park a couple of months ago:

Dr. Anthony Fauci warns Marlins COVID-19 outbreak could put MLB season 'in danger' - CBSSports.com

Well, of course he exempts himself, because he knows the damn masks have zero effect on this virus, which is in fact consistent with what the actual science on the subject tells us.

But never mind the science and the dozens of times Fauci has contradicted his own advice in public and in his seemingly-daily TV appearances; there is an election to be influenced, so he and Tapper and the whole crew are going to spend the next 10 days whipping up as much false hysteria about the China Flu as they can manage, all in an effort to get their Unfrozen Caveman Candidate over the finish line.

Yes, it’s despicable; yes, it’s depraved; yes, it’s demented, disgusting and deplorable. But hey, these are Democrats and their media toadies we’re talking about here – you expected something else?

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Sen. Ron Johnson: Much, Much More to Come From The Hunter Biden Laptop

Man, no wonder Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg are so anxious to censor the reporting about the contents of Hunter Biden’s laptop. As if the emails revealing Hunter and then-vice-president Joe Biden’s influence peddling racket vis a vis Ukraine and China (and more countries yet to be revealed) weren’t enough, we found out on Saturday that the contents of the laptop are being reviewed by an FBI lawyer who specializes in prosecuting purveyors of child pornography.

On Saturday, this photo of a federal grand jury subpoena issued last December began making the rounds on social media:

Though it was covered up by the top page, the signature of FBI lawyer Joshua Wilson can be seen bleeding through the thin paper. Business Insider was able to confirm that the signature matched that of New Jersey-based FBI agent Joshua Wilson that was contained on a similar subpoena issued in a different case in 2012:

In 2012, Wilson was described by The Star-Ledger, a New Jersey-based newspaper, as “an FBI agent based in New Jersey who has spent nearly five years working full time on child pornography.” (More recent news articles suggest Wilson has also worked child abduction cases.)

A child pornography criminal complaint from 2012 includes Wilson’s signature — seemingly an exact match to what was found on the December subpoena.

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Oh.

So, why is the FBI investigating the laptop for possible child porn images? It’s a good question, and those who have actually seen the laptop’s contents, like Rudy Giuliani, have alleged that that kind of filth might well be present there.

In an interesting development, Senator Ron Johnson, Chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee, appeared today on Fox’s “Sunday Morning Futures” program with host Maria Bartiromo. During an exchange with Bartiromo regarding this piece of the investigation, Sen. Johnson didn’t exactly confirm that that was taking place, but he also didn’t even come close to denying it.

Here’s a transcript of that exchange:

Bartiromo: Connect the dots, if an FBI agent is working on child pornography issues for five years why is he subpoenaing the laptop of Hunter Biden? Is there a connection here? Should this suggest that there is a child pornography issue here on that laptop?

Johnson: Well, I think you just made a connection. This is what the FBI has to come clean about. This isn’t a standard investigation where the FBI doesn’t indict somebody and everything remains confidential. This is something that we were talking about that relates to national security. If there is criminal activity involved that is tied to Hunter Biden or his business associates or even possible ties to other members of the Biden family that some of these emails indicate that Joe Biden is fully aware of this, that he was taking his 10% cut or requiring 50% from his family members’ salaries, this needs to be known before Americans go to the polls.

Bartiromo: So was the FBI agent serving the subpoena investigating child pornography, senator?

Senator Ron Johnson: Well, you just read the news report. I can’t comment any further. I don’t want to speculate other than to say that what I said publicly before. Our report uncovered several troubling connections, so many things that need to be investigated that I really think we’re just scratching the surface. Yes, I’ve heard all kinds of things that I think will probably be revealed over the next few days. There’s a treasure trove of emails and video and pictures. Not only in the purported computer of Hunter Biden but now we got the co-conspirator Bevan Cooney that’s also starting to reveal information. I guess we’ll find new information over the next couple of weeks.

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Notably, the Senator also confirms that, as Breitbart reported on Friday, the investigation is benefitting from the cooperation of Hunter Biden co-conspirator Bevan Cooney, an ex-“business partner” of the Bidens who has now flipped and is cooperating.

From that Brietbart report:

Newly obtained emails from a Hunter Biden business partner lay out in detail how the Vice President’s son and his colleagues used their access to the Obama-Biden administration to arrange private meetings for potential foreign clients and investors at the highest levels in the White House. These never-before-revealed emails outline how a delegation of Chinese investors and Communist Party officials managed to secure a private, off-the-books meeting with then-Vice President Joe Biden.

In a 2011 email, Hunter Biden’s business associates also discussed developing relations with what one called “China Inc.” as part of a “new push on soft diplomacy for the Chinese.” These emails are completely unconnected to the Hunter Biden emails being released by the New York Post.

These and more explosive never-before-revealed emails were provided to Schweizer by Bevan Cooney, a one-time Hunter Biden and Devon Archer business associate. Cooney is currently in prison serving a sentence for his involvement in a 2016 bond fraud investment scheme.

In 2019, Cooney reached out to Schweizer after becoming familiar with the revelations in his 2018 book Secret Empires. Cooney explained that he believes he was the “fall guy” for the fraud scheme and that Archer and Hunter Biden had avoided responsibility.

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If any of you have been harboring the notion that the Bidens have seen the worst of this scandal, think again. There is so much more yet to come.

Isn’t that glorious?

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Hollywood Shuns Black Actors to Appeal to China Market: BLM Says Nothing

A very interesting piece at Axios today by writer Bethany Allen Ebrahimian, detailing how how Hollywood, in its zeal to appeal to the Chinese market since 2012, has systematically discriminated against Black and other dark-skinned actors in favor of those with fairer skin:

Note that she says that an academic study “has found” that what its authors call “colorism” has been taking place since China’s communist government began allowing more U.S. films to come into its gigantic market. Note what she doesn’t say in this tweet: That this study was published way back in 2017.

Here’s an excerpt from her piece at Axios:

Details: The study, published in October 2017, examined more than 3,000 films from between 2009 and 2015 and found that films made after 2012 demonstrated an 8% increase in the number of “very light-skinned” actors in starring roles.

  • The 8% shift meant that “for 1 of every 3 films in this category, the film went from having 2 out of 3 as very light-skinned actors, to having 3 out of 3 very light-skinned actors.”
  • The study’s co-authors called this phenomenon a “light-skin shift.”

The light-skin shift only occurred in film genres that the Chinese government typically permits into the Chinese market, such as action movies and big summer blockbusters. U.S. studios increasingly create these films from start to finish with the Chinese market in mind.

  • Film categories that aren’t typically created with the Chinese market in mind, such as horror and comedy, did not show this “light-skin shift.”
  • It also didn’t occur among voice actors for animated films, which are popular in China and thus are otherwise often shaped by the Chinese market.

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Got all of that? Here are several really damning conclusions to be drawn from this:

  • Hollywood is fine with racism so long as it is racism that creates profits for its studios. This should come as no surprise to anyone, since anyone who has studied Hollywood history knows it has been an utterly and unabashedly racist institution and community since its beginning. After all, Hollywood’s first blockbuster film was D.W. Griffith’s “Birth of a Nation,” a film that glorified none other than the Ku Klux Klan.
  • Hollywood studios are so committed to this racist practice that they have fine-tuned it to exist only in the genres of films that appeal to the Chinese market.
  • And here’s the biggest damning conclusion to draw: Black Lives Matter and its supporters in the Democrat Party do not care about this blatantly racist, anti-Black practice coming out of the leftist Hollywood community.

Think about it: This study has been out in the public domain for three long years now. Have you seen anyone from BLM condemning Hollywood as a result? Have you seen a single Democrat speaking out against this rank racism being employed by their Hollywood benefactors?

Even more to the point given the events of this past summer: Why haven’t the Marxist leaders of BLM gone to Hollywood to stage a riot over this? We all know the answer, don’t we?

Here is a graphic illustration of how this Hollywood racism works:

Note how the Black actor and even the dark-skinned Chewbacca are either minimized or disappeared altogether from the poster used in China.

In this excerpt, the author of the 2017 study, Manuel Hermosilla, performs some mental gymnastics to try to distinguish this practice that he calls “colorism” from the rank, smelly racism it truly is:

While it’s tempting to place the light-skin shift within the context of racism in Hollywood, Hermosilla warned against that.

  • “Colorism does not equate to racism,” he and his co-authors wrote. “There may be significant variation in skin tones within races, and colorism may manifest within individuals of the same race.”

Look at that poster again and tell me what the practical effect of “colorism” actually is. Again, the Black actor is singled out for minimization, and the dark-skinned Wookie is eliminated altogether. No doubt Disney would have re-cast the role played by the Black actor altogether for a separate Chinese version of the film if the studio honchos thought they could get away with it.

That isn’t racism? My goodness.

Hollywood always has been and remains a blatantly racist community, and nobody at Black Lives Matter or in the Democrat Party cares.

That’s the truth.

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Joe Biden’s Dark, Frightening Fake Convention Comes to a Merciful Close

Free at last! Free at last! Thank God Almighty, we are free at last! – The four-day hate festival otherwise known as the communist Democrat National Convention is finally over, and Americans are now free from the bondage of fright rhetoric, threats of continuing violence should President Trump be re-elected, and speeches from well-known pedophiles and woman abusers.

It’s safe to let the wife and kids watch TV again.

Creepy Uncle Quid Pro Handsy Farty China Joe Biden officially accepted his assignment as the temporary face of the communist Democrats last night, competently reading a mean, dark, despicably dishonest speech designed to do pretty much nothing more than create more hatred for President Donald Trump and foment more violence on our nation’s streets. That this obviously declining, elderly man was able to keep it together for half an hour and lecture us all about wearing masks as our patriotic duty while not wearing a mask himself is a tribute to modern pharmaceuticals.

The Democrat nominal nominee most likely did not know where he was while delivering the speech, and won’t remember delivering it when he wakes up in a cold sweat this morning, but he is the nominee for better or – far more likely – worse. If he should win the election, his presidency will be among the shortest in American history. Presumably, the despicable party leaders would allow him to occupy the office for at least one day longer than the six and a half months served by James Garfield to spare Biden the ignomy of going down in history as the nation’s shortest term in office. Or maybe not: These are despicable and depraved Democrats after all.

But the plan is for the job to quickly be handed to Kamala Harris, and if that doesn’t inject cold fear into your heart, nothing can. The woman is a menace, a mean, ruthless, committed leftist who would not hesitate to use the presidency to punish anyone she considers to be an enemy, and has in fact stated as much on national television. We have never had a president remotely like her, and hopefully never will.

As this tawdry, mean-spirited convention comes to an end, the most striking aspect of it is the subjects that were not addressed. Here are some of the pressing matters that not a single speaker at the convention said a word about:

  • China. That’s right: Freedom’s most aggressive enemy on earth did not receive one word of mention from a single speaker over a span of four long, depressing days. Think about that.
  • Antifa. Not a single word from a single speaker about this domestic terrorist group, which is not at all surprising since Antifa – like the Ku Klux Klan before it – is a creation of the Democrat Party that serves as the party’s armed terrorist support group.
  • Riots. Not a word about the looting, burning and killing that dominated our TV screens for a full two months this summer. Again, not surprising since the riots were organized and paid for by front groups for George Soros and, yes, the Democrat Party.
  • Defunding the police. The overriding driving goal of communist Democrat mayors and city councils across the country did not get a single word of mention as far as I can tell. Why? Because it doesn’t poll well.
  • Islamic terrorism. Again, no surprise here. But hey, what could any Democrat say, given that the Trump Administration destroyed ISIS, which Barack Obama’s administration created and funded, and has basically neutered Iran’s Islamic Republic, which Obama and John Kerry had done their best to embolden.

The final image of the Democrat Party that was left for Americans to take away with them was this one:

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Watching in their homes, Americans all over the country responded with this:

Seriously, is there any more perfect image for the 2020 communist Democrat Party, which has spent every moment since February selling restrictions to freedom and abject fear as some lunatic’s version of “patriotic duty” than this? Especially since this one final virtue signal came immediately after Biden delivered his speech without wearing his own mask?

It’s absolutely perfect. This is your Democrat Party in action, folks. Aren’t all you communist Democrats proud?

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Virus Fear Porn Returns and Democrats Screw Up Another Election

China’s Communist Party, circa 1990: We have too many people. I have a great idea! Let’s kill all the girl babies to keep the population down!

China’s Communist Party, circa 2020: We don’t have enough women for all the men. I have a great idea! Let’s legalize two-husband marriages!

Think I’m kidding?:

I promise you that I am not nearly not creative-minded enough to make this stuff up.

Speaking of inconsistency of thought… – 

Media/Dems/Fauci last week: It is a crucial matter of public health that all these protesters ignore social distancing and loot and burn cities.

Trump: I’m gonna start holding rallies in the next two weeks!

Media/Dems/Fauci now: Hey! Hey! Hey! What about those social distancing rules???????

*sigh*

Don’t believe me? Check out these news results when you search “Anthony Fauci”:

The New York Post: “Anthony Fauci warns that ‘nightmare’ pandemic isn’t close to over

CNBC: “Dr. Anthony Fauci says WHO’s remark on asymptomatic coronavirus spread ‘was not correct‘”

USA Today: “Viruses like the one that causes COVID-19 have long been Dr. Anthony Fauci’s ‘worst nightmare’

It’s like clockwork, folks: The COVID-19 brainwashing campaign has restarted in earnest for the simple reason that President Trump is about to start campaigning again. What better way to try to harm his campaign than having 98% of the media – taking their talking points from Fauci, who has been 180-degrees wrong about every damn thing related to this virus – to portray his rallies as dangerous to the public health?

Georgia gives us a November preview. – Very predictably, Georgia’s Democrat primary election yesterday has turned into a complete cluster-you-know-what. There were rampant malfunctions of new, court-mandated voting machines, and voters in minority areas of big, Democrat-dominated metro areas in DeKalb and Fulton counties had to wait in line for hours in order to cast their votes. Imagine that.

The corrupt news media it doing its best to blame the fiasco on GOP Governor Brian Kemp, but the reality is that the political parties and county governments are in charge of determining the number and locations of polling places, and the new, faulty voting machines were mandated by the state’s supreme court as a result of a lawsuit brought by notorious loooooooser Stacey Abrams.

RNC Chairman Ronna McDaniel summarized the situation in a series of tweets:

What happened with Georgia’s primary election is unacceptable and a case study in Democrat mismanagement. Most of the chaos occurred in large Democrat-run counties, like Fulton, which was already under investigation and had thousands of absentee ballot requests “go missing.”

Democrat counties also had problems with the new voting machines, a system that resulted from a Stacey Abrams-backed lawsuit and a ruling from an Obama-appointed judge.

It’s the latest example of how Democrats’ phony “fight to stop voter suppression” can end up actually suppressing votes itself.

Counties themselves are responsible for determining things like how many in-person polling locations there are and training workers on how to use equipment. The chaos has resulted in Fulton being under “at least three investigations into its shoddy elections management.”

The bottom line: Democrats couldn’t run a caucus in Iowa, but they want to redesign our entire election system in a matter of months? Too many mail-in ballots with too few in-person voting sites – while suing to eliminate safeguards – is a recipe for disaster.

That pretty much sums it up, all right. November is gonna be a nightmare, folks.

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Twitter Begins Move to De-Platform President Trump

Today’s Campaign Update, Part II

Don’t look now, but Twitter is beginning its move to de-platform the President. – Twitter took the first step towards what will almost certainly become an eventual de-platforming of President Trump’s account Wednesday. Check out the little blue blurb at the bottom of the tweets below:

Hilariously, clicking on the “Get the facts” note takes you to completely false articles by corrupt outlets like CNN on the matter of mail-in voting. But that’s what Twitter does.

Look, you should expect the President’s account to be banned completely well before the Republican National Convention in August. Twitter already moved to restrict paid political advertising on its platform when it became obvious that the Trump Campaign was miles ahead of the Democrats in the social media space. That’s what all of this Kabuki theatre over the past week between Morning Mika and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has been all about – they’ve just been setting the stage for the final act.

All of the social media platforms – Twitter, Facebook, Youtube, Instagram and all the rest – are completely in the tank for the Democrats and in the pocket of the ChiCom government. They are going to do whatever they can to get China Joe Biden – or whomever the Democrats actually nominate – elected this year.

As I was writing this, President Trump responded to Twitter’s action by – you guessed it – issuing more tweets:

That’s great, but it’s a little late in the game. In August of 2018, as it was becoming apparent that the Democrats had a chance to take over control of the House of Representatives, I wrote a piece advising Mr. Trump to channel his inner Teddy Roosevelt, and use his second two years in office to employ the nation’s anti-trust laws against the social media monopolies.

Here, in part, is what I wrote at that time:

So, imagine this scenario if you will:  Executives from ExxonMobil, BP, Shell, Chevron and Total all get together in a room talk about implementing the exact same gasoline price increase on the following day.  Then they all go out the following day and implement that exact same gasoline price increase while publicly admitting what they’re doing.

Those folks are in a hell of a lot of trouble under our nation’s anti-trust laws, wouldn’t you say?  Yes, if you have firing synapses in your cranial cavity, that’s exactly what you would say.

It wouldn’t matter if you like those oil companies or hate those oil companies, and it doesn’t matter if you like their customers or hate their customers.  Those companies are all publicly traded corporations who together control a major share of the U.S. gasoline market, and are thus prevented from engaging in monopolistic behavior, such as fixing prices for their products.  Thus, assuming the Department of Justice actually performed its job – which is always a crap shoot these days, I admit – those executives would soon find themselves on the receiving end of subpoenas soon likely to be followed by indictments.

Now, imagine another scenario:  It’s January 2019 and President Donald Trump finds himself and his administration under unending assault from congress, where the Democrat Party has managed to win a thin majority in the House of Representatives in the mid-term elections.  No, I don’t think this is likely to actually happen, but play along with me here.

The President is very frustrated because, as hard as it has been to get congress to do anything with its current thin GOP majorities in both houses, it is now impossible to get anything through the new #Resistance Democrat House.  The Democrats are in the process of trying to impeach and remove him from office, but won’t be able to come up with the votes in either house of congress to do so, as their own house members who won traditionally GOP districts in 2018 are reluctant to adopt that fool’s errand as their own.

So, it’s gridlock in Washington, DC, and Donald Trump is not a guy who deals well with gridlock.  He’s got two more years to get stuff done before his re-election bid rolls around, and is left with accomplishing things either through the regulatory process, executive orders or, if he can get his attorney general to act, the courts. What to do?

It may be that several giant social media corporations just answered that question on Monday.  The leaders of Apple, Facebook, YouTube, Spotify and Pinterest all got together and decided – at the persistent urging of CNN and various leading Democrats – to remove radio talk show host and conspiracy promoter Alex Jones from their platforms permanently.  The same kind of monopolistic action denying an American citizen access to their platforms and the commerce he derives from them on the same day.  Classic corporate trust behavior.

Now, it doesn’t matter if you like these giant corporations or hate these giant corporations; it doesn’t matter if you like Alex Jones or hate Alex Jones.  These companies are publicly-traded corporations who cannot by law band together for the purpose of restraint of trade or denial of access to any class of people, and that’s exactly what they did to Mr. Jones on Monday.  And it’s what these huge corporations, along with their sister social media platform, Twitter, have been doing to conservative users of their products for years now.  This is why, whenever they get caught denying access to conservatives, they always blame the issue on some sort of “glitch.”

And it’s not just trust behavior that they are executing here.  They’re also in blatant violation of campaign finance laws.  In a very real way, their actions amount to massive in-kind political contributions to the Democrat Party.  They apparently believe they are above the law, and if Jeff Sessions turns out to be the worthless swamp skunk many believe him to be, they could be right, at least for the time being.

But if the elections go the wrong way this November, President Trump will likely be looking for ways to keep on #Winning on domestic policy during his second two years in office.  Playing a Teddy Rooseveltian Trust Buster to the foil of these increasingly radicalized and abusive Big Tech corporations might have a real appeal to him, and could end up being just the ticket to taking the congress back in 2020 and winning a second term in office.

Stranger things have happened.  Hell, stranger things happen every day, don’t they?

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Yes, stranger things do happen every day, and they are only going to keep growing ever more strange in the social media space until the Justice Department begins to take real actions to restrain them from their blatant interference in our national elections. DOJ has been taking some baby steps in this direction over the past two years, but now it’s time to bring out some big guns.

Because, left to their own devices, these social media monopolies will do everything they can to swing this election China’s way. It’s as certain as that sun you see rising every morning in the east.

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Wednesday News Roundup: Cop Killing, Whitmer Dissembling, and ChinExit is Under Way

Today’s Campaign Update (Because the Campaign Never Ends)

If this doesn’t make you sick, I don’t know what will. – A video made public yesterday shows four Minneapolis police killing a man on the street in broad daylight. Literally killing him. Watch:

Despite the man’s repeated pleas that he can’t breathe, this policeman leaned with his knee on his neck until he died. In broad daylight, while a crowd of pedestrians watched and shouted, so these officers had to know they were being caught on video. Yet, the officer leaned on the man until he died while his three fellow officers stood around like slugs and watched.

Maybe the guy resisted arrest; maybe he even got violent with the cops – we don’t know all the facts around the incident yet. But they don’t matter. This man was handcuffed, on the ground, pleading that he can’t breathe, and the police killed him.

His alleged crime? Forging a check. That’s right – the cops were called out to the scene to investigate a complaint of forging. This man is dead because he might have forged a check.

If the victim were white or Hispanic or Asian, you wouldn’t hear much more about this killing. Because he is black and our media establishment is utterly corrupt and thrives on fomenting racial strife in our country, this story will dominate the news for weeks as the Democrats attempt to blame this killing on President Trump.

The act by these bad cops is indefensible and they all need to be fully prosecuted for it. You can be sure that the coverage of this act by the corrupt news media will be indefensible as well, and there will be no price to be paid for that.

You won’t have to worry about Gretchen Whitmer being Biden’s running mate after this. – Michigan’s aspiring banana republic dictator famously ordered her state’s residents to stay locked down in their homes back in March, advising them not to even drive to their vacation homes in order to avoid spreading the Wuhan Virus. That advice had literally zero science or data to support it, but hey, she was having a great time lording her power over the little people.

That bit of bad advice became problematic for the Generalissimo over the weekend, however, when it was revealed that her very own hubby had driven many miles to their own vacation home, in the process attempting to use his status as Mr. Generalissimo to jump the long line at the boat storage facility to have his boat lowered into the water.

When asked about the incident at her press conference on Tuesday, Herr Gretchen responded that Mr. Generalissimo was just employing a “bad attempt at humor” in attempting to bully the boat facility, and had only traveled to the vacation home to “rake leaves.” No one, not even her own sign language expert, believed her:

Operation ChinExit is well under way. – It is already being overwhelmed by other, more sensationalist news stories, but White House Economic Advisor Lawrence Kudlow made a huge announcement Wednesday during an interview with Stuart Varney on Fox Business.

Kudlow told Varney that the U.S. would join Japan and Australia in subsidizing companies that work to move their supply chains out of China back to the United States:

The Trump administration is willing to pay for U.S. companies to uproot their supply chains and bring them home from China, according to the president’s top economic adviser.

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused supply chain disruptions and elevated concerns the U.S. has become too reliant on production in Asia, and specifically China, for goods and key technologies.

“We welcome any Americans companies in Hong Kong or China mainland, we will do what we can for full expensing and pay the cost of moving if they return their supply chains and their production to the United States,” chief White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow told FOX Business’ Stuart Varney on Tuesday.

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This is a very big deal, so don’t expect to see much about it on CNN or MSNBC.

Dining in in LA County? – It looks like that could suddenly happen as soon as this weekend, as the LA County Board of Supervisors approved a motion yesterday to ask the state to allow it to move to accelerate its glacially-slow reopening. Obviously, LA Democrats got some really bad polling numbers this week, because, as we know, Democrat officials base literally every action they take on polling data, not science or health-related data.

Interestingly, the request from LA County will include the reopening of churches in the area, just 5 days after President Trump warned governors and local officials that he would seek to override their authority if they did not move quickly to reopen religious facilities.

Funny how that works.

 

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Biden Center Under Investigation for Illegal Donations From China

Today’s Campaign Update, Part II

If the label says “Biden,” it was definitely influenced by China. – John Solomon at JustTheNews.com is reporting that The National Legal and Policy Center has asked the U.S. Department of Education to investigate its findings that the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) has over the past several years accepted more than $22 million in anonymous China-originated donations to its Biden Center and failed to properly disclose the contributions.

From Solomon’s report:

The complaint, filed by the National Legal and Policy Center, says that over the past three years, the university has accepted around $22 million in anonymous funding from Chinese sources. That’s out of a total of more than $70 million from Chinese donors during that time, the NLPC said.

Those significant funds, including the anonymous amounts, rolled in after the Biden Center was announced in early 2017 and launched in February 2018. The center is located in downtown Washington, D.C.

Federal records show that the University of Pennsylvania has received significant donations from China since the opening of the center. One 2018 donation alone totals $14.5 million; it is listed as “anonymous” in federal records.

The NLPC alleges the university may have violated federal law in accepting those anonymous monetary donations. The Higher Education Act mandates schools report the national origins of any donations above $250,000 although not necessarily the individual names of donors themselves.

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This serves as just one more reminder that Biden, his son and his brother have long been in the pockets of Chinese interests. The stark reality facing our country today is that, should Biden manage to win the election in November, all of the gains President Donald Trump has made through the sheer force of his will in terms of U.S./China relations and trade policy will be immediately reversed the day after Biden assumes office.

If you like the fact that virtually all U.S. antibiotics and PPE are sourced through China at some point along their supply chains and want it to stay that way, vote for Biden. Because that would be a fait accompli should he win. There are trillions of dollars at stake, and Creepy Uncle Quid Pro China Joe wants to ensure his family continues to get its fair share.

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The stench of panic pandering is strong in this one. – How would you like to be Symone Sanders, the African American hack who serves as racist Joe Biden’s press spokesperson?

Sanders has spent the last few days desperately trying to clean up the pile of doggie-do the nation’s Unfrozen Caveman Presumptive Nominee left on the floor on Saturday, when he told a clearly-Black radio host “you ain’t black” if he has a hard time decided whether to vote for Biden or President Trump this November.

Appearing on MSNBC’s “Politics DC” show hosted by venerable old race-baiter Al Sharpton on Sunday, Ms. Sanders blurted out this bit of obvious panic pandering, as reported at Breitbart News:

“Vice President Biden has committed to making sure that we are underscoring not just the civil rights division and the Department of Justice, the civil rights division across his administration,” Sanders told MSNBC “PoliticsNation” host Al Sharpton. “He is committed to putting judges on the bench that reflect the community, taking a hard look, and making sure that they are African-American judges on the bench, qualified judges on the bench. He has committed to putting a black woman on the Supreme Court.”

So now, in addition to having the standard Democrat Party litmus test of having to be pro-abortion on demand and even after birth, Sanders says Biden will add the litmus tests of being a woman and African American to his list of pre-qualifications when considering his first nominee to the Supreme Court. This kind of rank discrimination is so despicable and anti-American that it is hard to put into words. It takes panic pandering to an entirely new level.

But this is Joe Biden, and this is what you can expect if you vote for him in November.

Think carefully before going into that voting booth, folks.

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Fauci and Birx: Masters of our National Disaster

Today’s Campaign Update (Because the Campaign Never Ends)

All I wanna know is, who gave San Fran Nan a baby oil shower?

You could never make these people up. Watch what happens when, for the first time in his 3 years on the corrupt fake news channel, James Clapper gets asked a semi-tough question by someone at CNN:

Great timing there.

One more video, and then we’ll get on with the topic of today’s piece. Watch as even the raging leftist nitwits who run the Twitter feed for The Hill are now making fun of China Joe Biden’s inability to put together a coherent thought:

There is a very low chance that this guy will actually be the Democrat Party’s ultimate nominee. But if he is, there is not a chance in hell his abusive handlers will ever agree to allow him to debate Donald Trump.

At what point did we go from “flattening the curve” to “we can’t open until we find a cure?” – That’s the question millions of Americans are asking this week, as Democrat despots all over the country continue shifting the goalposts and extending out their stay-at-home orders.

In California, the ultra-leftists who run the Cal-State University system – home to half a million students who are virtually immune from the Wuhan Virus  each year – have already decided they will keep their campuses shut down for the fall semester. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has his own stay-at-home order now extended through July, and is telling the media this could go on for another full year before he allows his city to return to something resembling normal.

We have example after example of blue-state governors making similar decisions based on nothing but raw political calculations. There is no science involved in any of this. The entire stay-at-home rubrick has now been clearly demonstrated to have been a catastrophic miscalculation, with fully 2/3rds of the deaths in New York coming to people who had been holed up in their homes for weeks.

As a result of all this Democrat abuse, we saw freedom protests break out on a weekday on Thursday in the key states of Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin, where the state’s supreme court ruled the Democrat governor’s stay-at-home order to be in violation of the state’s constitution.

But this is not happening only in blue states. In the very red state of Texas, Democrat mayors and county judges in Dallas, Houston, Austin and San Antonio continue to attempt to enforce punitive edicts in direct violation of Governor Greg Abbott’s statewide orders, whose provision supersede any local orders. Local Democrats are taking similar actions in places like Florida and Arizona, all in an effort to extend the economic pain for as long as possible.

It’s important for Americans to step back and remember how we got here. After our corrupt national news media actively fomented panic throughout February and early March in a coordinated effort with the Democrat Party, Drs. Anthony Fauci and Deborah Birx used a laughably flawed economic model to convince President Trump to embark on a strategy in which we did not focus on protecting the over-65 segment of the population that is truly vulnerable to this virus, but to shutdown our entire economy and put 36 million people out of work (so far) in a mindless strategy to “flatten the curve.”

Fauci and Birx convinced the President and Vice President Mike Pence to treat the entire nation as if it was New York City in order to avoid overwhelming the nation’s hospitals. That’s not speculation – Birx actually admitted that during one of the early press conferences. That is truly what they did, and it created an act of national insanity.

That utterly failed approach inevitably led to the spectacle of empty hospitals all over the other 49 states who have consequently had to lay off hundreds of thousands of doctors, nurses and staff, if not millions. But Fauci and Birx tried to paper over that by endorsing a morbid approach to tallying the deaths in which doctors and hospitals have been encouraged to attribute almost any death by natural causes to “COVID-19” in a ghoulish effort to maintain public fear. By the way, that’s another thing Birx admitted during one of the press conferences.

Fauci and Birx initially told us that we could “flatten the curve” by staying home for just two weeks, so we all said, hey, that make sense, we can survive that. But then the two weeks became six weeks, and then the six weeks became “we’re gonna let the governors decide.” And now “we’re gonna let the governors decide” has become a blatantly obvious, nationally-coordinated effort by the Democrat Party and their corrupt toadies at CNN, MSNBC and the rest of the news media to try to keep major portions of our economy shut down through November to help that Party’s clearly-impaired presumptive nominee get across the finish line.

In the midst of governments at all levels focusing on this catastrophically failed “flatten the curve” strategy, the refusal to focus efforts and resources on protecting the truly vulnerable has resulted in tens of thousands of dead elderly Americans who might otherwise be alive today. The death toll is so heavily-tilted towards the older population that the average age of a Wuhan Virus victim in Texas and other states is 80.

That is what an honest media establishment would be focused on. But just as we see them still clinging to their “Russia Collusion” fantasy despite all evidence proving it was a fantasy, these same corrupt media outlets continue to push the drumbeat of supporting Democrat efforts to extend this pain for purely partisan reasons.

It is very important to remember how we got to this point, and to keep reminding friends and family members who may forget, or who never understood in the first place. Because if we forget how we got here, we are doomed to repeat the failure all over again next time China sends a deadly virus our way.

Never forget who is truly responsible for this national tragedy.

Anthony Fauci and Deborah Birx are diving into social media to ...

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Democrats Spend the Ratcliffe Hearing Protecting the Chinese Government

The Mid-Day Campaign Update

If you watched Tuesday morning’s Senate Intelligence Committee confirmation hearing for Trump DNI nominee John Ratcliffe, you witnessed an entire political party that is apparently bought and paid for by the Chinese government. Those watching the livestream on Youtube were not able to see which senator was doing the questioning, but committee Chair Richard Burr identified each of them when they were called on.

Several Republicans on the committee questioned the nominee about his concerns related to the ChiCom government and the fact that its’ dishonesty related to COVID-19 literally caused a global pandemic that has now killed hundreds of thousands of people around the world. Democrats, on the other hand, focused their questioning on … you guessed it … Russia! Because of course they did.

Any time Ratcliffe expressed his real concerns about China and its increasingly hostile posture towards our country, the Democrat doing the questioning would immediately attempt to change the subject by saying something along the lines of ‘but what about Russia?’ Clearly, the Democrat talking points memo cautions against uttering a negative word about the ChiComs.

This is despicable and dangerous for our country. We have one of our two major parties – which controls a majority in one house of congress – that literally refuses to recognize the myriad challenges that a country with 1.4 billion people poses to freedom and peace not just to the United States, but all around the globe. Not only do Democrats refuse to verbalize any concerns related to China, they and their corrupt toadies in the media aggressively smear and demonize anyone who does.

They literally appear to be actively working on behalf of the ChiCom government.

Ratcliffe, of course, knew that reality going in, having spent the last decade of his life dealing with disloyal Democrat sleazebags like Adam Schiff and Gerrold Nadler. But still, the tenor and tone of the questioning in this hearing had to be a bit of an eye-opener for him in regards to just how much control the ChiComs and their lobbyists in the U.S. exert over the entire Democrat Senate caucus.

Other highlights of the hearing included:

– Ratcliffe being asked by every Democrat whether he would lie about intelligence matters to protect the President.

– The spectacle of the senator most deeply embedded within the Deep State – Virginia Democrat Mark Warner – giving a 3-minute soliloquy about how there is no such thing as the Deep State.

– Democrat Sen. Michael Bennet and other Democrats repeatedly asking Ratcliffe if he thinks the intelligence community has run amok, as if that were some big secret at this point in history, given all the recent document releases proving that it in fact has done that.

– Kamala Harris, who has done literally nothing in response to the Wuhan Virus, asking Ratcliffe if he thought President Trump took the virus “too lightly.” After Ratcliffe answered that no, he didn’t, Harris proceeded to read an article from the Washington Post. You just can’t make this stuff up.

– One Democrat – I didn’t catch which one it was – asked Ratcliffe who he agreed with about waterboarding, President Trump or John McCain. Holy crap. Ratcliffe of course stated that he would follow the law.

These people are garbage human beings, plain and simple.

Ratcliffe will be confirmed reluctantly by this corrupt committee on a party line vote in the coming days, because the members know that their only alternative at this point would be for Ric Grenell to continue in the post for another year. Grenell has made it clear that he has no fear of this committee, and no reluctance to aggressively go after the bad actors this committee still seeks to protect.

They’ve obviously decided that Ratcliffe would be easier to deal with and control. Given Ratcliffe’s history, I suspect they are about to be disappointed in that belief.

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Trump Invokes the DPA to Protect the Nation’s Food Supply Chain

The Afternoon Campaign Update (Because it’s too Early to Call it Evening)

On Tuesday afternoon, President Trump made a crucial move to protect the nation’s food supply chain. Faced with the closings of a number of food processing plants around the country – some of the largest of which, under the Smithfield name, are owned by Chinese interests – the President invoked the Defense Production Act to order food processing plants to remain up and running in order to ensure the nation’s supermarket shelves remain stocked with meats and other food.

Naturally, the Twitter perpetual outrage mob that has been actively praying for people to start going hungry so that we will have rioting in our streets  immediately knee-jerked to idiotic reasoning such as this from the mentally-impaired Jennifer Rubin:

Other leftist talking points you can find in response to Ms. Jacobs’ tweet include these gems:

– He’ll use the DPA on Tyson, but not to get more testing kits made! (Of course, he hasn’t needed to use it to get test kits made since so many great U.S. companies voluntarily stepped up to the plate to do it.)

– Workers have died in these plants!!!! (No, they haven’t.)

– What about Tyson’s liability??????? (He’s going to sign an EO to take care of that issue.)

And on and on the inanity goes. Expect to see all of these moronic talking points rolled out this afternoon by Juan Williams on The Five.

This is absolutely the right action for the President to take given the state of play right now. The U.S. population has taken all of the restrictions related to the government’s response to the Wuhan Virus quietly to this point, largely because of the various stimulus bills designed to mask all the financial hardships and the fact that no one is going hungry because of it to this point. But that peaceful acquiescence and the increasingly tiresome “we’re all in this together apart” messaging would go down the tubes in a hurry if the pork, chicken and beef suddenly disappears like all the toilet paper suddenly did back in March.

You want to see massive civil unrest in this country like Jennifer Rubin and her fellow DC dimwit brigade are wishing for? There is no surer way to bring that about than through large-scale interruptions in the food supply chain.

This is the right move at the right time by President Trump. All else is just so much noise parroted by a pack of critics who never missed a meal in their privileged lives.

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Why Bill de Blasio is a National Menace

Today’s Campaign Update (Because the Campaign Never Ends)

Man, nobody could’ve seen this one coming. – Actually, anyone who didn’t see this one coming should be as embarrassed as Marxist New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is this morning. On April 18, the Campaign Update discussed the nifty new snitch line de Blasio had set up for his loyal comrades there in the Five Burroughs, which allowed people to text a photo of any dangerous non-compliant subversives who stood within 6 feed of a head of cabbage to “enforcement” personnel.

Well, anyone who has spent any time at all in New York City instantly understood how that city’s residents would likely respond to de Blasio’s Stalinist setup. From a piece at the New York Post:

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s critics let him know how they really felt about him ordering New Yorkers to snitch on each other for violating social-distancing rules — by flooding his new tip line with crank complaints including “dick pics” and people flipping the bird, The Post has learned.

Photos of extended middle fingers, the mayor dropping the Staten Island groundhog and news coverage of him going to the gym have all been texted to a special tip line that de Blasio announced Saturday, according to screenshots posted on Twitter.

One user sent the message “We will fight this tyrannical overreach!” to the service and got an automated message that in part said, “Hello, and thank you for texting NYC311.”

“F–k you!” replied @MorganLSchmidt1, along with a meme showing Adolf Hitler and the words “TO THOSE TURNING IN YOUR NEIGHBORS AND LOCAL BUSINESSES — YOU DID THE REICH THING.”

“Start flooding their reporting text numbers with this pics!” the tweet added.

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What’s most amazing is that de Blasio himself has lived his entire life in the city, and apparently had no clue that this would be the result. The Post reports that the initial response was so overwhelming that “enforcement” officials had to temporarily shut down the line and initiate a new pre-vetting process before the messages are relayed to “enforcement” precincts.

This clown wanted to be president? Really??? – Further demonstrating exactly how little this gigantic Marxist moron understands about the teeming masses that have surrounded him throughout his entire life, de Blasio on Monday expressed shock at the news that many of the 1,500 prisoners he recently released by decree from New York City jails have gone on to … wait for it … COMMIT MORE CRIMES! Because, after all, they are criminals!

The Post, which has a field day with this raging nitwit Mayor pretty much every day of the week, again reports that at least 50 of these convicts have gone on to commit additional crimes in the days since their release, and many of them have simply been released back into society yet again so they can go commit more crimes. I swear I do not make this stuff up:

It is “unconscionable” that Rikers Island inmates who were released due to coronavirus concerns are committing new crimes, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday.

“I think it’s unconscionable just on a human level that folks were shown mercy and this is what some of them have done,” the mayor said during his morning briefing Monday, which came on the heels of a Post report outlining the issue.

De Blasio said the number of re-offenders remains relatively small and that the city was “buckling down” on monitoring and supervising released prisoners.

“We do see some recidivism. I have not seen a huge amount, but any amount is obviously troubling,” he said.

“We’re going to just keep buckling down on it, making sure there’s close monitoring and supervision to the maximum step possible. And the NYPD is going to keep doing what they’re doing.”

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Let’s all also take this moment to remember that, as late as March 13 – 6 full weeks after the President had banned all travel into the U.S. from China, and weeks after he had expanded that order to include other countries and begun taking other mitigation measures to fight this virus – this monstrous jackass was urging the people of his city to just go about living their normal lives. To this day, he still has not shut down the city’s subways, which are just petri dishes for spreading this virus, or the city’s buses.

Madness.

Is it any wonder, then, that New York City has been the literal epicenter of this viral plague in the U.S.?

And by the way, let’s not let New York Governor Andrew Cuomo off the hook. Cuomo has been slathered with praise by a lapdog press for his performance during this crisis, but he is also massively complicit, since he could have at any time stepped in to overrule de Blasio’s many acts of rank stupidity. But the truth is that, while he does conduct a good press conference, Cuomo is as rotten and clueless as de Blasio.

One columnist – I’ve lost the link now and forgotten who it was [It was Dennis Prager at PJMedia] – asked a fantastic question the other day: If this viral plague was centered in the states of, say, Montana and Wyoming rather than in the corrupt news media centers of New York and New Jersey, would we be responding to it in the way we have been?

Think about it: The vast majority of the talking heads you see on your TV screens faking the “news” every day live in and around New York City. Many of them commute to work from their homes in New Jersey. Don’t you think their coverage of this virus, and their early efforts to foment a national panic over it were colored by the fact that the void of competent leadership had helped make their home states the place where over half of America’s cases had sprung up?

By the same token, can anyone truly believe that Cuomo and de Blasio would have shut New York City down if this outbreak had been centered in, say, Alabama and Mississippi? Or any other two adjacent states you can think of? Of course they wouldn’t, and they shouldn’t. More to the point, no one in the corrupt news media would have been trying to panic them into doing so.

So, when you see de Blasio acting the buffoon on national television every day, realize he is not just some harmless circus clown. He is in fact a national menace whose utter inability to lead in a crisis has exacerbated this situation for all of us.

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Leftist Michigan Professor Illustrates Why This is Such a Dangerous Time for America

Today’s Campaign Update (Because the Campaign Never Ends)

Well, this was inevitable, wasn’t it? – Now that demonstrations protesting draconian and likely illegal orders issued by governors are popping up all over the country – as we covered yesterday – the Democrat/media propaganda complex narrative will now likely go back to yet another iteration of “Russia, Russia, Russia” starting today.

One on-air NBC contributor apparently got her hands on the joint talking points early and gave us a preview of the new narrative on Saturday. Check this out from Michigan University law prof. Barb McQuade:

Now, this is the very same Barb McQuade who has spent the last few weeks reciting the talking points of the communist Chinese government in support of the efforts by the propaganda complex to blame the Wuhan Virus on President Donald Trump. This tweet – and the thousands of messages to come from Democrat operatives across the media in support of this latest narrative – is just an extension of that ongoing campaign.

Obviously, the country that most benefits from the shutting down of the U.S. economy in response to a virus that now appears to be no more deadly than the seasonal flu is China, not Russia. The country that stands to lose the most from the Trump Administration’s investigation into the origins of this virus – which seems almost certain to have been the Wuhan Lab (the Wuhan Institute of Virology, to which the Obama Administration sent millions of U.S. dollars) linked to China’s bioweapons program – is China, not Russia. The country that stands to lose the most from the coming efforts by the U.S. and other free countries to de-link their supply chains from China is obviously China, not Russia.

But this NBC contributor immediately knee-jerks to the “Russia, Russia, Russia” canard without a single shred of logic or evidence to back it up.

The reality is that these protests appear to be organic in nature, organized and conducted by groups concerned about the rampant deprivation of fundamental rights guaranteed in the U.S. Constitution by these state governors. Ms. McQuade’s laughable reference to Herr Mueller and his Nazi-style “investigation” is pathetic given the fact that he found literally no proof of any Russian significant interference in the 2016 election, and that the DOJ recently was forced to drop the only charges he actually produced against any actual Russian entity.

Now, as the Trump Administration and mainly-Republican governors around the U.S. move to begin to reopen the country, ask yourself who stands to lose the most from those efforts? The answer to that is clear as well: leftist ideologues like Ms. McQuade.

Think about it: This “stay-at-home” order world in which most of us have lived for the past month is literally these people’s life-long goal. A timid population, cowering in fear in their living rooms, growing fat and lazy while watching programs interrupted every 7 minutes by “we are all in this together, comrades” messaging distributed by the government and parroted by “news” people and minor celebrities is their vision of utopia.

People like McQuade spend every waking hour trying to move our country towards the day when over half the population will be out of work and entirely dependent on government largess for their very survival, and the last month has put them well on the way to achieving that, if they can only find away to institutionalize it. These people see fascist governors like Michigan’s Gretchen Whitmer dictating which products and people are “non-essential” and go into orgasmic fits of ecstasy. Hell, McQuade even parrots Whitmer’s Stalinist propaganda on her Twitter feed:

“As more lawsuits challenge Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s stay-at-home order, she’s not fazed: “It’s better to be 6 feet apart than 6 feet under.” Here is a lawyer – and not just any lawyer, but a lawyer whose job it is to indoctrinate the college students of Michigan – mocking efforts by these civil rights groups to use the courts to challenge clearly unconstitutional edicts of an out-of-control governor.

Breathtaking.

This weekend’s protests were all peaceful, involving people who continued to adhere to the social distancing advisories. But we are rapidly approaching the day when we will begin to see widespread civil unrest breaking out in cities all across the country if these draconian deprivations continue. Americans being deprived for no visible reason of their jobs and businesses and livelihoods are not going to take standing in long lines for handouts and government benefits for long. Any governor or mayor who attempts to continue these illogical and abusive edicts beyond the next few weeks risks setting off a powder keg in their state.

As President Trump has said many times during his daily Task Force briefings, “This is not how America was built. It’s not how America was meant to be.”

For leftists like McQuade and 98% of her fellow talking heads on television, this current situation is nirvana. For freedom-loving Americans out here in flyover country, it is a living hell.

It is a very dangerous situation when one of those competing views of what America is and should be tries to forcibly impose its will on the other. This is a very dangerous time for our country, and Russia, Russia, Russia has nothing to do with it.

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With Perfect Timing, Trump Signals That it is Time to Be America Again

Today’s Campaign Update (Because the Campaign Never Ends)

This is how the loss of our liberties begins. – It begins not with the clatter of gunfire but with 300 million citizens timidly holed up in their homes watching TV 18 hours a day, hoping for permission from some unelected bureaucrats at the NIH and the CDC to go to the grocery store or maybe to see a doctor  to check out that disturbing mole on our back after putting it off for two months .

It begins not with tanks rolling into downtown Lansing, but with the power-mad Michigan Governor with the plastic face ordering you to keep your motor boat in the dock but giving you permission to use your kayak.

Ahoy, comrades!

It begins not with the sudden appearance of an armada of Chinese or Russian ships off the coasts of Santa Barbara and Charleston, but with the feckless Governor of New Jersey flippantly telling Tucker Carlson that he “wasn’t thinking about the Bill of Rights” when he made the decision to revoke the rights of every citizen of New Jersey to go to church, to peaceably assemble, and to even breathe the air in public parks.

He wasn’t thinking about the Bill of Rights?!? Just what in the hell does he think his job actually entails? Just for grins, I looked up the oath of office that must be recited by every newly-elected New Jersey governor. It reads as follows:

“I, , elected governor of the state of New Jersey, do solemnly promise and swear that I will diligently, faithfully and to the best of my knowledge, execute the said office in conformity with the powers delegated to me; and that I will to the utmost of my skill and ability, promote the peace and prosperity and maintain the lawful rights of the said state. So help me God.”

Exactly where does the New Jersey Governor think those “lawful rights of the said state” derive from? He apparently has not the slightest clue. He just issued the orders he issued because he decided he had the power to do it, and as long as he has the consent of law enforcement and of the governed people of his state, he apparently does, regardless of what the Bill of Rights might say.

It is interesting that we are now seeing various governors – most of them Democrats like those mentioned above – now forming up what they are calling “blue ribbon panels” to advise them about how to go about reopening the schools, churches and businesses in their states. I find it even more interesting that not a single one of these governors, Republican or Democrat, felt the need to assemble any similar panels in February and March to advise them on how to close those things down – and order people shut into their homes – in ways that might to some extent avoid trampling on the constitutional rights of their citizens.

Whether you agree or disagree with the tactics the state and federal governments have employed to combat the spread of this China-induced global plague, the utter lack of consideration of the basic, fundamental rights of the citizens that has been on display for the last two months has to be incredibly disturbing to you. Perhaps even more disturbing has been the manner in which 99% of the American public has so timidly accepted these draconian intrusions and deprivations with hardly a peep of protest.

I’ve never been much of a fan of street protests, but I have to admit I was actually gratified to see all those thousands of Michiganders exercising their rights to peaceably assemble in Lansing on Wednesday, gridlocking the downtown area around the state capitol in their cars while also observing the plastic-faced Governor’s social distancing edicts. The message they sent was ideal: Look, we’re willing to help you fight this virus, but your stupidity and thuggery needs to end, or you will soon lose the consent of the governed.

We see similar pockets of rising discontent now popping up in other states – like Virginia – whose governors have also gone overboard with their lusts to impose their will on the people. Virginia Gov. KKK Blackface Baby-Killer Northam thinks he can keep his citizens shut-in through mid-summer now. I suspect he will have another think coming pretty soon if he does not begin to relent.

All of which means that President Donald Trump’s timing in rolling out his Plan for Opening Up America Again on Thursday was just right. He has given the unelected bureaucrats their six weeks of shutting America down to try to “flatten the curve,” but is now signaling that that’s all the time they’re going to get, and it is now time to start systematically putting America back to work. It’s time to begin to reopen our restaurants and our theaters and our public parks again. It’s time to start getting our kids back into schools, to play some baseball and to fill our churches, cathedrals and synagogues again.

It isn’t just time to open America up again: It’s time to be America again.

Let’s roll.

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Good News: Boris out of ICU; Japan De-Coupling From China

The Evening Campaign Update

Great news for a great nationalist leader. – After what was for a while a nip-and-tuck battle with the Wuhan Virus, an improving British PM Boris Johnson was released from the ICU earlier today:

In a statement, a spokesman at 10, Downing Street said Johnson “has been moved this evening from intensive care back to the ward, where he will receive close monitoring during the early phase of his recovery.”

Johnson had been in intensive care for three days after his symptoms for coronavirus worsened. He tested positive for the virus two weeks ago and at first had only “mild” symptoms.

Britons braced Thursday for several more weeks in lockdown as Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s condition improved in a London hospital after three nights in intensive care for treatment of his coronavirus infection.

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said Johnson was “making positive steps forward” in the ICU at St. Thomas’ Hospital and was in good spirits.

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Bully for Boris, a father of four children with another baby on the way.

Here is what a congress with no Democrats or Chamber-of-Commerce RINOs in charge would be doing right now. – Japan’s parliament included billions of yen in its Wuhan Virus stimulus package that will go towards helping that country’s manufacturing firms to repatriate their factories and operations out of China. From a report at the Daily Wire:

Japan has earmarked hundreds of billions of yen of its coronavirus stimulus relief to go toward helping its manufacturing companies move their production plants out of communist China and back to Japan or to other countries.

“The extra budget, compiled to try to offset the devastating effects of the pandemic, includes 220 billion yen (US$2 billion) for companies shifting production back to Japan and 23.5 billion yen for those seeking to move production to other countries, according to details of the plan posted online,” Bloomberg News reported. “That has renewed talk of Japanese firms reducing their reliance on China as a manufacturing base. The government’s panel on future investment last month discussed the need for manufacturing of high-added value products to be shifted back to Japan, and for production of other goods to be diversified across Southeast Asia.”

The move comes after communist China lied to the world about the extent of the coronavirus outbreak in their country and tried to cover it up, which led to the outbreak spreading like wildfire throughout China and eventually the rest of the world.

“China is Japan’s biggest trading partner under normal circumstances, but imports from China slumped by almost half in February as the disease closed factories, in turn starving Japanese manufacturers of necessary components,” Bloomberg News added. “Japan exports a far larger share of parts and partially finished goods to China than other major industrial nations, according to data compiled for the panel. A February survey by Tokyo Shoko Research found 37 per cent of the more than 2,600 companies that responded were diversifying procurement to places other than China amid the coronavirus crisis.”

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Once all the dust has settled from this COVID-19-caused economic destruction and human misery, the nations of the world, especially the United States, must move to decouple their economies and national security from the inherently dishonest communist Chinese government.  President Trump has made his stance on this matter crystal clear, advocating for decoupling for many years before he ever ran for the presidency.

Any member of congress, regardless of party affiliation, who stands as a roadblock to measure designed to ensure our nation becomes independent of the pernicious influence of the government whose dishonesty caused this current crisis should not only be defeated at the ballot box, but shunned from decent society. This represents an existential moment for the future our country: We can either be a free and prosperous nation, independent of Chinese influence, or we can continue down to the road to becoming a vassal state subject to ChiCom masters.

This is a true moment for choosing, and ordinary American should keep close score on the positions taken by their elected representatives.

The Japanese government led by President Shinzo Abe is setting the early example: There is no valid excuse for America to be left behind.

Japan's Abe to face Trump trade challenge after likely win in party vote | ABS-CBN News

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The Wuhan Virus Timeline Every American Should See and Digest

The Mid-day Campaign Update (Because the Campaign Doesn’t Break for Lunch)

James Burke, a friend who helped me get this website started, did some compelling research earlier this week. Out of this research, he has created the timeline of events below, which chronicles key dates involving the Democrats’ impeachment hoax that kept the federal government and nation distracted from August through February, key dates on which news of the Wuhan Virus made their way out of China, and key dates on which the Trump Administration implemented actions to address the resulting viral pandemic in the U.S.

The result is a timeline that thoroughly debunks the current Democrat/media narrative claiming the Trump administration was slow to respond to the viral threat; calls into real question Nancy Pelosi’s motives for inexplicably holding onto the articles of impeachment for 30 solid days; and clearly shows how the Democrat impeachment hoax continued to distract the nation’s attention well into February.

This is a timeline every American should read and fully digest, because it is a clear illustration of the level of abject mendacity in which the Democrats and their corrupt media toadies are engaging today. It is mendacity on an unprecedented scale, an un-American effort to deceive the public for political advantage that should not go unpunished once this national crisis has come and gone.

 

 US                                                                                                    CHINA

Fake whistleblower makes complaint Aug 12th
WAPO leaks complaint Sep 18th
Pelosi announces formal Impeachment inquiry without a vote Sep 24th
House passes resolution formalizing impeachment inquiry Oct 31st
Taylor and Kent testify in House impeachment-inquiry hearing. Nov 13th
Trump releases Transcript Nov 15th
Hill and Holmes testify in House impeachment-inquiry hearing. Nov 21st
Pelosi unveils 2 articles of impeachment Dec 10th Wei Guixian starts feeling ill… One of the first recorded cases.
The full House of Representatives pass the abuse of power article and obstruction of Congress articles Dec 18th Patient who worked at wet market is admitted to hospital.
Pelosi refuses to send articles to Senate. For no intelligible reason! Dec 30th Ai Fen Dir at Wuhan Hospital reports new virus
Dec 31st 27 cases confirmed , China informs WHO
Jan 1st China Ids the virus as novel and similar to SARS.

China orders samples destroyed

Jan 9th China announces they have mapped virus genome
Jan 11th China lies insists NO NEW CASES…
Jan 13th First case reported outside China…
Jan 15th First US case from patient traveling from China; Also, WHO still parroting China’s claim the virus does not spread from human to human contact
Jan 20th First case reported in S Korea and Washington State
Jan 24th China locks down 36 million people starts building hospitals
House Dems close opening arguments Jan 24th
Trump Def Team closes after 6 days of opening arguments Jan 28th
Trump appoints Taskforce Jan 29th
Trump restricts flights from China Jan 31st
Trump declares Pub Health Emergency Jan 31st
Senate fully acquits Feb 5th
U.S. Court of Appeals for DC tosses foundation of impeachment article 2 . Feb27th

Thanks to James for sharing it with me.

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On the Wuhan Virus, President Trump Needs to Bring in new Experts

The Evening Campaign Update (Because the Campaign Never Ends)

We’re gonna need some better “experts.”  – For the past three weeks now, President Donald Trump has allowed his team of “experts,” led by Dr. Anthony Fauci, to essentially destroy the nation’s economy based on the projections by a statistical model whose have varied dramatically from week to week, and which do not bear even the slightest resemblance to observed results on the ground.

Friday morning, Dr. Fauci told an interviewer that he just can’t understand why the entire nation is not already in a lockdown stay-at-home situation. Meanwhile, in Texas, 101 counties that comprise an are about the size of the massive state of Montana still have not seen a single case of Wuhan Virus. In the last 3 weeks Texas has recorded 68 Wuhan Virus fatalities. In 2018 Texas recorded 1,200 flu related deaths in just two weeks. No one at the NIH or the CDC or in our corrupt news media batted an eye.

Maybe that’s why, Doctor.

Independent journalist Alex Berenson does a great daily update of how the actual observed results on the ground remain vastly lower than what Dr. Fauci’s statistical model projects. Here is his update for today:

It’s not even close, folks. Not even in the ballpark. It’s exactly the same scam as the “Climate Change” models, whose projections are never, without exception supported by actual observations. It’s the same thing, with Fauci in the role of Al Gore.

At tonight’s Task Force update, Dr. Deborah Birx admitted that the most current run of this faulty model now projects 93,000 U.S. deaths through September, down from the 100,000 to 200,000 it was projecting just 3 days ago. Why is that number going down? Because the actual results on the ground are continuing to be fed into its faulty modeling process.

Yet, Dr. Fauci continues to go out and do his media appearances, peddling his alarmist rhetoric wherever he can in an ongoing effort to prolong the destruction of the U.S. economy. This is a strategy he somehow failed to attempt in 2009, when H1N1 ravaged the U.S. and other countries, and it is a strategy he ignores annually as our country loses 40,000 to 60,000 to the seasonal flu, for which Fauci and his fellow “experts” claim we have an actual vaccine.

Of course, the truth about that vaccine is that it is about 30-40% effective at best. The truth about the vaccine for Wuhan Virus Fauci continues to claim is going to be available in 12-18 months is that it will be about that effective as well.

Meanwhile, Fauci continues to downplay the effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine in treating this current plague, despite multiple peer-reviewed scientific studies and anecdotal tests that have found it to be almost 100% effective.  If we had a drug that was that effective at treating the seasonal flu, 100s of thousands of dead Americans would be alive today.

Here’s our country’s reality: Before we go too much further down the road on this nation-destroying “strategy,” the President needs to put Fauci and his model out to pasture and bring in some new experts. Maybe even think about bringing in some experts who don’t have such obvious, blatant conflicts of interest.

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Stop this madness, Mr. President.

That is all.

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The U.S. is at War With China and Peter Navarro Plans to do Something About it

Today’s Campaign Update (Because the Campaign Never Ends)

Question of the day.  – Why hasn’t President Trump invoked the Defense Production Act to force the New York Times and Washington Post to convert their facilities to produce toilet paper? It would be a very minimal conversion process.

“Never again…” – Peter Navarro, the director of trade and manufacturing policy, national Defense Production Act policy coordinator and just general all-around White House badass, made a statement at Thursday’s Coronavirus Task Force briefing that didn’t get a lot of attention from our clueless, corrupt news media. But it should have, because Peter Navarro doesn’t just say stuff to hear himself talk.

Here’s what he said, as quoted by the Washington Examiner:

“One of the things that this crisis has taught us is that we are dangerously overdependent on a global supply chain. For our medicines like penicillin, our medical supplies, masks, and our medical equipment like ventilators.

“Never again should we rely on the rest of the world for our essential medicines and countermeasures.”

The Food and Drug Administration, Navarro said, would have to greenlight medical manufacturing so that the U.S. can “leapfrog” other countries, “so we don’t have to compete against cheap sweatshop labor, lax environmental regulations, different tax regimes, and massive subsidies of foreign governments.”

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Navarro’s pointed comments were a clear signal to the communist Chinese government and the rest of the world that the Trump Administration will be taking aggressive steps going forward to further de-link the U.S. economy from the Red Dragon with which Trump’s four predecessors worked so hard to entangle it. The clear significance of this flies right over the heads of our corrupt national news media because it does not fit neatly into their coordinated narrative with the Democrat Party.

The same was true of the incredible significance of Wednesday’s Task Force update, when President Trump brought in pretty much the nation’s entire senior military leadership to roll out the Administration’s plan to deploy U.S. military resources in fighting the war against drug imports into the United States from Mexico and South American destinations.

The few media outlets that bothered to file reports on this bit of news – CNN was too busy focusing on Fredo Cuomo’s imaginary fight against coronavirus, which is nothing more than a pathetic publicity stunt – characterized it as a fight against the “drug cartels.”

Here’s how the buffoons at the Associated Press led their story:

President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that Navy ships are being moved toward Venezuela as his administration beefs up counter-narcotics operations in the Caribbean following a U.S. drug indictment against Nicolás Maduro.

The president’s announcement was a break from the daily White House press briefing to discuss the coronavirus pandemic, which has left much of the country in lock-down and which the government warns could cause 100,000 to 240,000 deaths.

The mission involves sending additional Navy warships, surveillance aircraft and special forces teams to nearly double the U.S. counter-narcotics capacity in the Western Hemisphere, with forces operating both in the Caribbean and eastern Pacific. Esper said the mission would be supported by 22 partner nations.

“As governments and nations focus on the coronavirus there is a growing threat that cartels, criminals, terrorists and other malign actors will try to exploit the situation for their own gain,” said Trump. “We must not let that happen.”

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So, it’s just another beefing-up in the fight against those nasty Latin-American cartels. Yawn. Nothing to see here – move along to Adam Schiff trying to mount another impeachment effort in the middle of a national crisis. That’s more fun, and fits our narrative of the day.

Look, what’s the major problem with imported drugs killing Americans today? If you said illegal imports of fentanyl, you win the prize. And while these drug cartels do serve as the conduit for most of that fentanyl, where does most of the supply of it originate?

Oh. That would be China. See, illegal drugs have a long supply chain just like the legal drugs. The Administration obviously has information that China is planning to coordinate with its allies in Latin America to ramp up the illegal drug trade and further weaken the U.S. during this time of crisis.

Folks, we are at war with China, and have been for quite some time. It was just a year ago that U.S. agents interdicted an illegal shipment of enough Chinese fentanyl to kill 57 million Americans. That was just one of many similar busts that have been made in recent years. The ChiCom government does pretty much nothing to stop these illegal shipments which have already addicted and/or killed millions of Americans, yet our major corporations just continue to ramp up their business entanglements with that country. Students of history will know that many, many major U.S. corporations in the 1930s had similar entanglements with Nazi Germany before World War II ended all of that.

Now we have an increasing body of evidence that the Wuhan Virus not only originated in China, but that the ChiCom government and World Health Organization coordinated with one another in a cover up while it was spread across the globe during November through January. That virus has already killed more than 5,000 Americans and promises to kill many thousands more.

When Mr. Navarro says, “Never again should we rely on the rest of the world for our essential medicines and countermeasures,” what he really means is that we should never again rely on China.

Again, your corrupt news media is too dimwitted to figure that out and report it accurately. Thus, expect them to all be shocked and surprised when the Trump Administration starts taking major actions to force the disentanglement of the U.S. economy from China’s in the coming months.

That is all.

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U.S. Intelligence Community Says China is Lying – Wonder What Tipped Them Off?

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Is the U.S. Intelligence Community suddenly waking up under its new leadership? – While Democrats and the corrupt national news media apparatus desperately scramble to try to blame President Trump for the Wuhan Virus, the U.S. IC – under the guidance of Director of National Intelligence Ric Grenell – was keeping itself busy producing a new report for the President.

To the surprise of no one who has actually been paying attention, that new report – apparently delivered to the White House last week – finds that the communist government of China has been lying to the world about COVID-19, most recently about the laughably dishonest statistics it has been publishing.

From a Bloomberg report on the matter:

China has concealed the extent of the coronavirus outbreak in its country, under-reporting both total cases and deaths it’s suffered from the disease, the U.S. intelligence community concluded in a classified report to the White House, according to three U.S. officials.

The officials asked not to be identified because the report is secret, and they declined to detail its contents. But the thrust, they said, is that China’s public reporting on cases and deaths is intentionally incomplete. Two of the officials said the report concludes that China’s numbers are fake.

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Oh, you don’t say. But wait, there’s more!

Deborah Birx, the State Department immunologist advising the White House on its response to the outbreak, said Tuesday that China’s public reporting influenced assumptions elsewhere in the world about the nature of the virus.

“The medical community made — interpreted the Chinese data as: This was serious, but smaller than anyone expected,” she said at a news conference on Tuesday. “Because I think probably we were missing a significant amount of the data, now that what we see happened to Italy and see what happened to Spain.”

China isn’t the only country with suspect public reporting. Western officials have pointed to Iran, Russia, Indonesia and especially North Korea, which has not reported a single case of the disease, as probable under-counts. Others including Saudi Arabia and Egypt may also be playing down their numbers.

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Shocking, I know.

So, let’s review here:

– China spent two months in November and December intentionally pretending nothing was going on in Wuhan Province while 10,000 of its citizens were traveling into the U.S. every day, and thousands more were traveling to other parts of the world;

– China’s refusal to inform the rest of the world for all that time ensured that what could have easily been limited to an isolated epidemic in Wuhan ended up becoming a global pandemic that will cost the world economy many trillions of dollars and possibly end up causing a major economic depression;

– China continued to lie to the global community after the outbreak became public in January, lying along with the sleazeballs at the World Health Organization that the Wuhan Virus could not be transmitted by human-to-human contact;

– This trench of lies led the U.S. and many other countries into a false sense of security, delaying the implementation of preventive measures like staying at home and social distancing;

– Indeed, a study released last week found that 95% of the global outbreak could have been prevented had the ChiCom government reported the actual facts about the virus in December rather than lying about it all until late February;

– The ChiComs kept lying about it when their health minister tried to claim in early March that the Wuhan Virus had actually been imported to that province by U.S. soldiers, a despicable falsehood that President Trump refused to let them get away with despite the best efforts of CNN, PBS and other corrupt media outlets to promote it;

– Throughout March, it became increasingly obvious that the ChiComs were continuing to lie about their actual confirmed cases and death toll, and that is the set of lies that this report from the U.S. IC detailed for President Trump and the White House Coronavirus Task Force late last week.

Bottom line: China caused this pandemic through its lying, perpetuated it through its extended lying, and China is still lying about the extent of the outbreak in its own country today. There simply must be some consequences for this behavior once this virus has been controlled by the global community.

A good start would be for the U.S. to simply cancel its obligation under the $1.2 trillion to $2 trillion in U.S. government debt currently held by the ChiCom government. That is a tiny fraction of what this utter mendacity by the ChiComs is going to end up costing our nation, but it would be a good and appropriate start towards a true accounting.

If we had a GOP majority in the House of Representatives, a good way to follow that would be for congress to implement new laws limiting the ability of any company based in or doing business in the U.S. to have any segment of its supply chain sourced in China. If this beastly incident has proven nothing else, it has clearly proven that our country can no longer afford to be in any way dependent on the inherently and aggressively dishonest ChiCom government.

This is not a slam on Chinese Americans or on common citizens of China.  It is a slam on the ChiCom government and everything it represents.

How many times will our world have to witness a communist government intentionally causing the deaths of thousands or even millions of people all over the earth before we all wake up and properly shun them from any standing in the international community? This should not be such a difficult lesson for some people to learn.

I mean, good lord, people, even our own corrupt Intelligence Community seems to have figured it out at long last. If they can do it, anyone can.

That is all.

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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Wants to Keep America Hostage to China

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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, #EnemyOfThePeople. – Hat tip to the guys at the Conservative Treehouse for calling this one out. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is now heavily lobbying the Trump Administration to not move ahead with an executive order beefing up mandates on Big Pharma and other medical supply multi-national companies to bring their damn supply chains out of China and back to America.

Because of course this is what the CofC is doing. The CofC is one of the most anti-Trump – and in this case, anti-America – institutions in the nation’s capital. It has used its pernicious influence to undermine Trump’s policies on illegal immigration so that its huge corporate members can continue enjoying the fruits of cheap labor, and now it is using its pernicious influence to try to ensure that our country remains outrageously over-reliant on China for our medicines and healthcare supplies.

From a report by Reuters on the matter:

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and dozens of other business and trade groups urged U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow and other top U.S. officials to drop plans for the order, arguing it would also damage U.S. trading relationship for years to come.

“Preventing federal agencies from sourcing medical equipment and pharmaceutical ingredients from abroad … would only exacerbate the supply shortages racking the United States,” said a letter from the groups, which was also addressed to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer.

White House trade adviser Peter Navarro, a long-time trade hawk who is crafting the order, told Fox News late on Wednesday evening that he expected movement on the issue shortly.

“The president’s gonna get that done soon,” Navarro told Fox News’ “Hannity” program, without giving an exact date.

The push has sparked concern in China and elsewhere, rekindling tensions with Beijing at a moment when global leaders are calling for a coordinated response to the outbreak.

Let’s review what is at stake here for Americans:

  • This virus originated in China in November;
  • The communist Chinese government lied to the global community for two solid  months;
  • During those two months, an average 10,000 Chinese citizens came to America EVERY DAY, creating the epidemic we are now dealing with by shutting down 75% of our economy;
  • The very same dynamic took place in pretty much every country on earth;
  • Today,  thanks to all the horrible trade deals that the CofC lobbied the Bush/Clinton/Bush/Obama Administrations to implement over the 28 years before Trump took office, our country is reliant on supply chains that at least in part move through China for over 90% of our pharmaceutical products and medical supplies;
  • And the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and its giant multi-national corporate members want to keep it that way.

Bottom line, the CofC must be defeated. When you go to the polls this fall, vote for candidates who are NOT taking money from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Unless, of course, those candidates are Democrats. We must end this group’s destructive power in the nation’s capital.

That is all.

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The WHO: A Bloated, Corrupt, Unaccountable, Thug-Hugging Bureaucracy

Today’s Campaign Update (Because the Campaign Never Ends)

[Note: Given the many recent controversies regarding the World Health Organization and its head, Dr. (of Philosophy, believe it or not) Teros Ghebreyesus, this contribution from a friend in the medical field who prefers to remain anonymous is very timely, and extremely revelatory. Hope you enjoy it.]

WHO’s on first?

Costello: All I’m trying to find out is the fellow’s name on first base.
Abbott: Who.
Costello: The guy that gets the money.
Abbott: That’s it.
Costello: Who gets the money on first base?
Abbott: He does, every dollar!

World Health Organization. Who would think there could be anything but honor and irrefutable truth coming from an organization with such a noble-sounding organization?

If you’ve been watching most news reports during the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s been quoted and referenced as an unassailable body with nothing but the best experts and best intentions.
The more you know…

The World Health Organization was set up as a coordinating authority on international health within the United Nations. One can argue about the continued value and credibility of the UN, and many of those arguments would seem to apply to its offshoot, WHO.

On the one hand, having an organization that coordinates advances in medicine and technology from one country for the rest of the globe, or comes together to help “achieve better health for everyone, everywhere” seems like a great idea. From WHO’s website itself, “We help mothers and children survive and thrive so they can look forward to a healthy old age. We ensure the safety of the air people breathe, the food they eat, the water they drink – and the medicines and vaccines they need.”

Who could argue with such a noble charter? The answer is that not only could we, but we should.

WHO’s annual budget is somewhere around 4 billion dollars. The United States is the largest contributor to this organization, to the tune of more than half a billion per year, between “assessments” and “voluntary contributions.”

As I started to dig in on why giving WHO any credit whatsoever and seemingly holding them above skepticism during this disastrous global crisis didn’t feel right to me, I started with WHO’s very own website. I was trying to find what the original constitution for WHO was when it was first chartered in 1948 and compare it to the constitution for WHO today. It wasn’t easy to find. The version available on the WHO website calls out that this version is inclusive of all amendments made since 1948, but there’s not really a way to see what has changed, like a redline version. I did find this evaluation of the preamble to the constitution.

If you read the WHO website carefully, you will see phrases and statements that are almost exact versions of phrases and statements you have heard for years from US politicians and bureaucrats. If you look to Annex VII of the WHO constitution, you will see that Experts and officers serving on behalf of the WHO shall have privileges and immunities granted to them by all member states: immunity from personal arrest or seizure of personal baggage, b) immunity of legal process of every kind, even if they are no longer serving on committees of or employed by the organization, c) they are not bound by any local restrictions regarding currency or baggage, d) they have inviolability for all papers and documents – their documents cannot be seized or destroyed, nor can they be reviewed. They are granted complete secrecy, e) they have the right to use codes and to receive papers or correspondence by courier or in sealed bags.

Wow! An officer or member of a WHO committee could sure do a lot of unsavory business under the guise of their WHO status, couldn’t they? And, if what they are doing is to advance the causes of public health across borders for all citizens, then why in the world would they need to be so carefully protected by whatever it might be they are carrying on their person?

Maybe that’s all standard bureaucratic gobbledygook, you might say. Nothing to see here, don’t be an alarmist.

What if I told you that the current Director General of the WHO, Teros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, is the first person to hold that office who is not actually a medical doctor?

Dr. Tedros (he has a PhD in Philosophy) is a well-known “expert” in the field of immunology and infectious disease, and the first African to hold the post. Quoted directly from the WHO website: “Immediately after taking office on 1 July 2017, Dr Tedros outlined five key priorities for the Organization: universal health coverage; health emergencies; women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health; health impacts of climate and environmental change; and a transformed WHO.” Also, “All roads lead to universal health coverage for Dr Tedros.” Hmmm…..

The Daily Caller has had a series of editorials on Dr Tedros and WHO in recent days. Dr Tedros has, at best, some pretty ominous connections to China in light of China’s stonewalling and lying about the source of the virus and its spread, which if they’d cooperated earlier would have likely mitigated this spread and its devastating impact on the world markets. China backed Tedros in the election which granted him a five year term as Director General, which began in 2017.

As Ethiopia’s Minister of Health, it is alleged that Dr. Tedros participated in the coverup of at least three cholera epidemics. He has close ties to other human rights violators, such as Robert Mugabe (also an ally of China) and has consistently parroted China’s talking points during the COVID-19 outbreak, even when they have been proven demonstrably false.

OK, so this Tedros seems like he might be a bit unsavory. Maybe he’s an outlier. Who preceded him?

Why, that would be Dr. Margaret Chan. Dr Chan, prior to her election to Director General of WHO, served as Director of Health in Hong Kong. In that role, she achieved notoriety during the 1997 avian influenza (bird flu) outbreak and the 2003 SARA outbreaks.

During the bird flu outbreak, she thought it would reassure people to say things like “I eat chicken every day, don’t panic.” During SARS, the structure of the Hong Kong health care system under her direction was widely criticized for not sharing data between hospitals and public health officials. So why not then get yourself elected not once, not twice as Director General of WHO?

During her term as Director General, she distinguished herself by claiming that North Korea’s health system was great and that there were no signs of obesity in the country, unlike other parts of Asia where this was becoming a growing concern. (Perhaps because, oh I don’t know, maybe the people there were being starved to death by a despotic dictator?) She was also accused of ignoring a polio comeback in Syria in deference to its delightful President Bashar al-Assad, and under her direction, WHO also took heat for its slow response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.

Would you be interested to know that Chan is now a member of the Task Force on Fiscal Policy for Health, a group convened by none other than Michael Bloomberg and Lawrence Summers (remember him?)? Mr. Summers was Bill Clinton’s Treasury Secretary and former Director of the National Economic Council under President Obama. In between then, he was president of Harvard University, where he basically said that the reason why women weren’t equally represented in the science and engineering workforce was because they just weren’t as good at advanced math as men.

In its lifespan, the World Health Organization, despite the US being its single largest contributor, has never once elected an American as its Director General. Despite the excellent work the organization has done with vaccine research and other, targeted projects it has taken on in Africa, it’s hard to point to a single game-changing tactic that has impacted global health for the better.

WHO is an unaccountable, bloated, corrupt bureaucracy that has protected the most egregious human rights violators while professing moral superiority over every other individual country’s public health efforts, particularly the United States. It’s time we stopped supporting them, stopped deferring to them, and stopped listening to them.

 

That is all.

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America Must Disentangle Itself From China

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Never let a good crisis go to waste. – If the China virus produces no other positive outcome, at least it has clearly demonstrated to anyone with functioning synapses in their cranial cavities that our country can no longer afford to be entangled in any real way with the Chinese communist government. Let’s look at just some of the reasons why:

In a globalist world, secrecy kills. – Communist governments by their very nature are dishonest and secretive. They must take so many repugnant actions in order to exert control over the masses, actions that they can never allow civilized nations to see if they are to be allowed entre’ to global markets. As Axios detailed in a story Wednesday evening, the ChiComs’ secretive nature where coronavirus is concerned has had a devastating impact on the global economy and threatens to cost hundreds of thousands of human lives.

From the Axios story:

Axios has compiled a timeline of the earliest weeks of the coronavirus outbreak in China, highlighting when the cover-up started and ended — and showing how, during that time, the virus already started spreading around the world, including to the United States.

Why it matters: A study published in March indicated that if Chinese authorities had acted three weeks earlier than they did, the number of coronavirus cases could have been reduced by 95% and its geographic spread limited.

This timeline, compiled from information reported by the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, the South China Morning Post and other sources, shows that China’s cover-up and the delay in serious measures to contain the virus lasted about three weeks.

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That’s right: 95% of what you are seeing happening today in America and the rest of the world is directly the result of ChiCom dishonesty and secrecy. There simply must be a price to be paid for this level of mendacity.

ChiCom money corrupts other countries. – You can start this with the activities of Joe and Hunter Biden related to China while Quid Pro Joe was Vice President and Obama’s “point man” for China policy. Joe takes Hunter on a trip with him to China, and a week later Hunter’s fledgling firm secures $1.5 billion in Chinese largesse. If you don’t think this rank influence peddling corrupted Biden’s decision making related to U.S. foreign policy, I don’t even know what to say to you.

Then you have the way in which Chinese investments in American media operations have turned half of the White House press corps into blatant ChiCom stooges. After a reporter for OAN, Chanel Rion, asked President Trump how he feels about so many of her colleagues basically parroting ChiCom propaganda in their corrupt reporting yesterday, she was mercilessly harassed by those same colleagues for the rest of the day. After harassing Rion, those corrupt reporters then turned back to parroting ChiCom talking points.

Make no mistake about this: The content and tenor of what these “reporters” put onto the airwaves is dictated from the top down in these corrupt news organizations. Most, if not all of those corporations are heavily entangled with and dependent upon ChiCom money, and money talks, with these corrupt reporters serving as the mouthpiece. This is why you see these people react so emotionally every time President Trump correctly refers to this current plague as a virus that originated in China.

Supply chains are the economy’s life’s blood. – The one saving grace of our financial entanglements with China is that China’s economy is even more reliant on American money than vice versa. When we are more dependent on a communist country for pharmaceuticals and antibiotics than we are dependent on the Middle East for oil, we are enormously vulnerable as a country. Were China not so reliant on U.S. money, we would probably already be suffering from interruptions in pharmaceutical supplies. This cannot be allowed to stand.

It is an act of outright insanity to allow the very health of our citizens to be in the hands of a communist government. This must change, and this crisis affords the President and members of congress who aren’t also in the pockets of the ChiComs the opportunity to force the change. We need new regulations requiring the entire supply chains of critical goods like pharmaceuticals to be contained within our borders.

Here’s the good news. – The entire Trump economic plan from Day 1 has been designed to gradually force the decoupling of the U.S. economy from China. A big part of making America great again is to bring U.S. manufacturing, U.S. supply chains and U.S. jobs back home from China and other parts of the world. This is what Trump’s trade and tariff policies have been working to achieve.

Now, we have this crisis, caused entirely by ChiCom dishonesty and secrecy, that gives the President an opening to accelerate that process. It seems increasingly likely that setting the stage for taking some aggressive action in this realm is why the President has been so focused on making sure everyone understands that China brought this problem to our shores. The ChiComs understand this, which is why they and their corrupt media toadies in the U.S. have responded to the President’s use of the term “Chinese virus” in such panicked tones.

This is what Donald Trump promised to do throughout his campaign for the presidency, and this is one of the main things we elected him to do. No president in American history has been so myopically focused on keeping the promises made during his campaign as Trump has been.

Decoupling from China is an enormous challenge, but Donald Trump has proved repeatedly throughout his adult life that enormous challenges are his favorite kind.

That is all.

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From Kung Flu to Bat Virus, The Corrupt Media Beclowns Itself One More Time

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Just when you thought the corrupt, fake news media could not possibly become any more corrupt or fake than it already was, they go and prove you wrong. – As President Donald Trump and his administration mobilize the entirety of the federal government in the fight to contain the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus, he and his task force members are doing everything they can to keep the public informed. Simply put: Our country is now on a war footing, regardless of anyone’s opinion about whether or not such measures are actually justified.

The President and his team hold press conferences at least once every day, often twice or even more, as a part of this effort. During a time like this, any patriotic American who cares about this country and our fellow citizens would hope that people who hold themselves out to be “news reporters” would focus their questioning on actual news-related stuff, and do their best to leave their leftist political correctness and active grudges against the President secured away in the enormous fanny packs in which all their rage-filled grudges are stored.

Well, you can hope that, but you would be disappointed if you did. Take the raging nitwit below as a prime example of a corrupt reporter using yesterday’s televised press conference as an excuse to grandstand her own grudge against President Trump and his ongoing, 100% accurate use of the term “Chinese virus” to describe what he is fighting:

Reporter (no idea who she might be): “Ok, why do you keep calling this the Chinese virus? There are reports of dozens of incidents of bias against Chinese Americans in this country. Your own aide, Secretary Azar, says he does not use this term because ethnicity does not cause the virus. Why do you keep using this? A lot of people say it’s racist?”

President Trump: “It’s not racist. It’s not racist at all, no. Not at all. It comes from China. That’s why. It comes from China. I want to be accurate. I have great love for all of the people from our country. But, as you know, China tried to say at one point – maybe they’ve stopped now – that it was caused by American soldiers. That can’t happen. It’s not going to happen, not as long as I’m President. It comes from China.”

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Now, about those “dozens of incidents of bias against Chinese Americans,” which this reporter wants people to believe were somehow caused by the President correctly identifying where this virus originated: Most likely almost all such reports – assuming they even exist anywhere outside of this reporter’s mind – are false. Possibly all of them made up by leftist activists pursuing their political agenda, an Alinsky tactic that Democrats and their media toadies use all the time.

Do idiots exist in our society who exercise bias against Chinese Americans? Sure. There are idiots in our society who exercise bias against all races, colors and religions in America. No society of 339 million people can ever be free from the acts of idiots.

This reporter is one of those idiots, exercising her rage-filled bias against a President trying to get accurate information to the American people. And she wasn’t even the worst example from yesterday’s press conference – check out this raging clown show:

Reporter (Again, no earthly idea who she is): “There’s reporting that the federal government has a plan that shows this coronavirus outbreak might last as long as 18 months – are you seeing those numbers?

President: “No, I’m not seeing that at all.”

Reporter: “And my second question is, there are some, at least one White House official who used the term ‘Kung flu’, referring to the fact that this virus started in China. Is that acceptable? Is it wrong? Are you worried that, that having this virus be, be talked about as a Chinese virus, that that might …

President: “I wonder who said that. Do you know who said that?”

Reporter: “That, I’m not sure the person’s name, but would you condemn the fact …”

President: “Say the term again.”

Reporter [clearly lying]: “Th, um, a person at the White House used the term ‘Kung flu'”…

President: “Kung flu.”

Reporter: “My question is, do you think that’s wrong – Kung flu – and do you think using that term Chinese virus, that puts Asian Americans at risk?”

President: “No, not at all. No, not at all. I think they probably would agree with it 100%. It comes from China.”

[End]

You seriously could never make this up, folks. In the middle of a national emergency, an emergency that is going to end up ultimately killing hundreds, if not thousands of Americans, all these tiny-brained “journalists” can focus on is political correctness. If these people had been alive on D-Day, they would have used their time to chastise FDR for someone in the White House using the term “kraut”, or maybe for using unfair stereotypes to demonize Herman Goehring.

It is a stunning display of not only inexcusable, pervasive bias in the American media, but also of what can only be called rank stupidity. These reporters are just plain stupid people who have no sense of priority.

But hey, in case anyone is sitting there thinking I’m picking on the women, fear not: The award for absolute dumbest, most brain-dead corrupt reporter take of the day goes to Richard Engel of NBC News:

*sigh*

The American media is garbage. Smelly, rancid, putrid garbage.

That is all.

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Trump is Right About China, and has Been for Decades

Today’s Campaign Update (Because the Campaign Never Ends)

Can we all admit now that Trump was right about China? – Donald Trump, both as private citizen and later as President, has been warning about the dangers of U.S. entanglement with and reliance upon the communist government in China for decades. While globalist presidents like the Bushes, Clinton and Obama were running the country, those warnings went unheeded while America opened its borders and its economy to Chinese goods and citizens.

During the 28 years of those four presidencies, our country also made the conscious decision to allow its manufacturing infrastructure to be largely dismantled and shipped mainly to China and other Asian nations so that U.S. corporations could exploit the vastly cheaper labor forces in that part of the world. Those presidencies compounded the destruction of America’s blue-collar jobs by entering into trade deal after trade deal that allowed the ChiComs to levy heavy tariffs on American goods while Obama, Clinton and the Bushes refrained from retaliating in-kind, all in the name of “free trade” and “open markets.”

U.S. policy – and similar policies implemented by European democracies towards the Panda – allowed China to emerge from 19th-century backwardness into a global economic power, a planned outcome that Western leaders hoped would make the ChiCom government a more responsible player on the world stage. America’s globalist presidents played this fool’s game for so long and to such an extent that now, as the world attempts to grapple with an exotic viral pandemic that without any question at all originated in Wuhan, China, the U.S. finds itself dependent on China for an astonishing 96% of its supply of antibiotics and pharmaceuticals.

Let me put that into some perspective for you: Americans from all walks of life have for decades complained about the fact that our country has been so heavily-reliant on the Middle East and other foreign sources of crude oil. In the wake of a couple of oil shocks caused by OPEC in 1977, President Jimmy Carter became so fearful of this reality that he actually said it constituted a national emergency and went about implementing all manner of incredibly stupid and non-productive energy policies as a result.

At that time, America was importing roughly 1/3rd of its daily oil needs from other countries. Yes, 1/3rd – that is not one of my many typos.

At its absolute peak around 2005-2006, the U.S. imported no more than about 65% of its oil consumption. Today, thanks to the Shale revolution of the last decade, the percentage is below 25% on most days. With all the demand destruction now being caused by the Wuhan viral outbreak, that percentage will fall dramatically in the weeks to come.

But pharmaceuticals and anti-biotics are different – we’re going to be needing more, much more of them in order to properly deal with this China-caused pandemic, and, thanks to all that wonderful globalism practiced by Trump’s four predecessors, we now find ourselves almost entirely reliant upon China to supply them.

The great Victor Davis Hanson has a piece in the National Review this morning that vividly documents exactly how the dishonesty of the communist Chinese government caused the viral outbreak in Wuhan to become a global pandemic. Here’s an out-take from it:

Sometime in late November the Chinese Communist Party apparat was aware that the ingredients of some sort of an epidemic were brewing in Wuhan. Soon after, it was also clear to them that a new type of coronavirus was on the loose, a threat they might have taken more seriously given the similar Chinese origins of the prior toxic SARS coronavirus and the resources of a Level 4 virology lab nearby.

Yet the government initially hid all that knowledge from its own people in particular and in general from the world at large. Translated into American terms, that disingenuousness ensured that over 10,000 Chinese nationals and foreigners living in China flew every day on direct flights into the United States (Washington and California especially) from late November to the beginning of February, until the Trump travel ban of January 31.

All this laxity was also known to the Communist apparat in Beijing, which must have been amused when Trump was roundly damned by his liberal critics as a xenophobe and racist for finally daring to stop the influx on January 31 — the first major leader to enact such a total ban.

To the degree that we are suffering death and economic hurt from COVID-19, we can also attribute the toll to the Chinese Communist Party. Had it just called in the international medical community in late November, instituted early quarantines, and allowed its own citizens to use email and social media to apprise and warn others of the new disease, then the world and the U.S. would probably not have found themselves in the current panic. The reasons China did not act more responsibly may be inherent in communist governments, or they may involve more Byzantine causes left to be disclosed.

China will rue what it begat.

That is, it will come to appreciate fully that the supposed efficiency, ruthlessness, and autocracy of the Communist Party — what had so impressed foolish American journalists who once marveled at Beijing’s ability to enact by fiat liberal pet projects such as high-speed rail and solar industries — were China’s worst enemies, ensuring that the virus would spread and that China’s international reputation would be ruined.

The coronavirus could be the straw that breaks the proverbial back of the Chinese camel, stooped under the recent weight of a trade war with the U.S., the revelation of 1 million Uighurs in reeducation camps, the crackdown on Hong Kong democracy protesters, and news of the sprawling Chinese internal-surveillance apparat. The world is now both terrified and put off by China, and such anathemas will only harm its already suspect and misbegotten Silk Road neocolonial schemes.

[End]

Trump has been right about China all along: Right to warn of the foolishness of our growing entanglement and dependency on them; right to warn of the dangers of growing Chinese communist hegemony in other parts of the world; right to warn of the dangers of allowing Chinese interests to take ownership positions in major U.S. corporations, especially media operations; right to engage in his tariff war to level the economic playing field; right to implement the travel ban as soon as the experts advised him to do so.

For all of its economic reforms of the past 30 years, China remains a communist government, and communist governments as a class are secretive, dishonest and cannot be trusted by the international community. If the Wuhan coronavirus creates no other positive outcomes, at least it has reminded us all that this immutable reality of life on planet earth has not changed.

Trump was right. Again.

That is all.

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Tucker Carlson Carpet Bombs the China-Apologist News Media

Today’s Campaign Update, Part II (Because the Campaign Never Ends)

Watch this and remember it, because it is absolute truth, and the Democrats and media will ultimately pay a price for it. – In his opening monologue last night, Fox News host Tucker Carlson delivered a brilliant expose’ of how our corrupt news media and leading Democrat politicians are conspiring with China’s propagandists to smear our own country as the “source” of the coronavirus. Below is a clip of the monologue, followed by a transcript.

First, the clip:

Here’s The Transcript:

Carlson: As the death toll rises it is important to never forget how we got here. This pandemic came out of China, and it came out of China for a reason. That is a country with poor health practices; it’s a country where government officials covered up the early impacts of the virus, when it could have been stopped, before it spread out of control.

In fact, the outbreak may have begun not in a public meat market, but in a poorly-run Chinese laboratory. Now, that is not our ‘theory’; anyone who raises that theory on American television is attacked as a ‘conspiracy monger.’  But this is a theory from a now-censored Chinese paper.

A draft paper posted in mid-February, scientists at the South China University of Technology suggested that the coronavirus outbreak began at the Wuhan Center for disease Control, where an animal may have infected a researcher, who then spread the disease outside the facility. The paper is explicit about this – we’re going to quote it: “The killer coronavirus probably originated from a laboratory in Wuhan.”

Now, we have no idea if that’s actually true; but again, those were Chinese researchers making an evidence-based argument about the origin of this virus. That paper has been taken down, no explanation has been offered for that, but you can guess.

Instead, China, the same country that controls 96% of the antibiotics we use in this nation; the same country that has been warning to cut off drug exports to the U.S. to kill Americans; is now trying to hide the reality of where coronavirus came from. In fact, they’re doing worse than that. The communist party of China is trying to blame the virus on America.

Lijian Xhao is a spokesman for China’s foreign ministry. A week ago, Xhao attacked anyone who dared to link the virus to China:

Xhao: “Certain media say that this coronavirus is a China virus. This is extremely irresponsible and we firmly oppose that. We are still tracing the origin of the virus and there is no conclusion yet.”

Carlson: That was last week. Xhao has evolved since then. Today on Twitter, he accused the U.S. of creating the virus: “When did patient zero begin in U.S.? How many people are infected? What are the names of the hospitals? It might  be U.S. Army that brought the epidemic to Wuhan. Be transparent, make public your data. U.S. owes us an explanation!”

Keep in mind, these are the people, the Chinese leadership, that our media class has allied with, has sucked up to for years, has made every excuse for, endlessly. Even when China blamed the United States for a plague they unleashed. Even when the Chinese government threatened to murder our citizens by threatening to cut off drugs, our media continued to take their side. Watch this.

Jim Acosta: “The President referred to coronavirus as a, quote, ‘foreign virus.’ And I think it’s going to smack, uhhhhh, it’s going to come across to a lot of Americans as smacking of, uh, um, xenophobia.”

Carlson: That was CNN’s Jim Acosta, a poisonous moron. Amazingly, though, it was just two months ago – and we keep track – that Acosta was sending tweets himself about the ‘Wuhan coronavirus.’ He hadn’t yet received his orders from Jeff Zucker, who receives his orders from China, so that was ok.

But now, the word is out: They must protect China at all costs. Even presidential candidates are playing along – watch this.

Joe Biden: “Down-playing it; being overly-dismissive; or spreading misinformation is only going to hurt us and further advantage the spread of the disease. But neither should we panic, or fall back on xenophobia, labeling cova-19 [huh?] a foreign virus does not displace accountability for the misjudgments that have been taken thus far by the Trump administration.”

Carlson: So it’s our fault. Just to be clear, describing a virus from Wuhan as the ‘Wuhan virus’ is not xenophobia: It’s accuracy. And anyone who says otherwise is lying, and probably for a reason.

[End Transcript]

Now, there is no question that corrupt media outlets like CNN – a subsidiary of AT&T – are utterly corrupted by Chinese money. China has invested heavily in U.S. media outlets over the last 20 years, and uses its positions in those corporations to influence media coverage. Carlson is absolutely correct that Jeff Zucker takes his orders from China, and that flows right down into the on-air hacks like Acosta.

And CNN is far from alone in this situation. All of the major networks and most major newspapers are similarly influenced by Chinese corruption. So are many of our country’s top politicians, like Quid Pro Joe Biden, who made more money selling his influence to China while serving as VP than he did from Ukraine.

As Carlson points out, that money flow from China to our media and corrupt politicians explains why they are all eagerly lining up to blame not China, but America, for the origination of this virus.

Despicable people, plain and simple.

That is all.

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Did Trump Just Deliver the Greatest Week of Economic WINNING in U.S. History?

Today’s Campaign Update, Part III
(Because The Campaign Never Ends)

Right on the heels of the completion of the Phase I Trade Agreement with China, the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved the new U.S./Mexico/Canada Agreement (USMCA) on Thursday. The approved bill now goes to President Trump’s desk for his signing, which will probably take place next week.

In a terrific interview on Fox Business today, White House Manufacturing Policy Advisor Peter Navarro called it “the greatest two days in U.S. trade policy history.” He isn’t wrong.

Below is a clip of the interview – since it has subtitles, I won’t include a transcript here.

In reaction to these two historic trade days, all stock market indexes closed yet again at all-time record highs. That’s a story that cannot be told often enough, but it was far from the only fantastic economic news that the fake, corrupt news media ignored today.

Here are some more extremely positive highlights, as reported at the People’s Pundit Daily:

  • Business Applications gained 3.4% in the 4th quarter of 2019; Projected business formations rose 4.5% compared to the 3rd quarter.
  • The advance estimates of U.S. retail sales for December was $529.6 billion, an increase of 0.3% (±0.4%) from November, and 5.8% (±0.7%) year-over-year.
  • The Philadelphia Fed’s Manufacturing Business Outlook Survey rose 15 points in January to 17, nearly six times the consensus forecast. Indicators for current activity, new orders, shipments, and employment were all positive and increased from December.
  • Initial jobless claims fell again, once again easily beating “expert” forecasts for the week ending January 11. We’re now at just 204,000 and it’s the monthly jobs report period, meaning the next jobs report could be big.
  • The Housing Market Index (HMI) finds builder confidence started the year very strong, shedding just one point from the month prior, the highest level since 1999.

Again, all of this incredible economic news will be largely ignored by the corrupt national news media as it focuses all of its efforts on supporting the Democrats’ neverending coup d’etat scam. But here’s reality: When President Trump says the U.S. economy is the strongest it has ever been, he isn’t kidding.

God Bless America.

That is all.

 

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