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Government lies versus COVID truths

Dr. Ashish Jha, government liar
Dr. Ashish Jha, government liar.

On November 23, 2022, the very same day White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha stated unequivocally that “If folks get their updated vaccines and they get treated … we can prevent essentially every COVID death in America,” the Washington Post reported a CDC-financed study showing that by August 2022 more people were dying from COVID who had gotten the jab than those who had not.

For the first time, a majority of Americans dying from the coronavirus received at least the primary series of the vaccine.

Fifty-eight percent of coronavirus deaths in August were people who were vaccinated or boosted, according to an analysis conducted for The Health 202 by Cynthia Cox, vice president at the Kaiser Family Foundation.

It’s a continuation of a troubling trend that has emerged over the past year. As vaccination rates have increased and new variants appeared, the share of deaths of people who were vaccinated has been steadily rising. In September 2021, vaccinated people made up just 23 percent of coronavirus fatalities. In January and February this year, it was up to 42 percent, per our colleagues Fenit Nirappil and Dan Keating.

“We can no longer say this is a pandemic of the unvaccinated,” Cox told The Health 202.

In other words, Jha was lying, and he was doing so in plain defiance of the data that has been accumulating exponentially in the past year. The COVID shots do nothing to prevent you from getting COVID, and the data now shows that these shots also do nothing to prevent the virus from killing you. (This ineffectiveness is why the shots are not a vaccine, and why legitimate journalists, doctors, researchers, and politicians should stop calling them that. At best, the jab is the equivalent of a flu shot, which might help but often does little to prevent the flu.)

Unlike flu shots, which have been administered to older people for decades and have been found to cause little harm, the jab is increasingly being linked to serious chronic health problems, and now should not be taken without very careful consideration. Below are just three stories in the past two weeks:

This quote from the third story should send chills up the spine of everyone who has gotten the jab, either by choice or under duress:

The vaccine makers’ belated research follows research that finds heart inflammation is two to three times more likely following second doses of Moderna than Pfizer.

The Journal of the American College of Cardiology study by Canadian researchers, which used the British Columbia COVID-19 cohort, found the strongest association with men and people 18-39 years old. This echoes earlier research reviewed by the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices.

These stories only reinforce numerous others that I have linked to in the past year, including one Swiss study that found that the COVID shots injured the heart in all recipients.

Above all the evidence now strongly suggests that no one under 60 should get the jab, ever!

And yet, government officials like Jhu are still demanding that everyone get jabbed, while lying about the jab’s effectiveness. Nor is Jhu alone. Only one day earlier Anthony Fauci continued his long string of lies about COVID and the jab by stating bluntly at a press conference that the “striking data … overwhelmingly show[s] the effectiveness of vaccines.”

The data only shows this in the imagined delusions of Anthony Fauci. Actual data says instead that the shots have been largely useless, and increasingly could have caused tens of thousands of unnecessary deaths in young people.

Meanwhile in California, school districts statewide are still trying to impose COVID shot mandates in a willful blindness to this data. Even when a federal court rejected such mandates, stating unambiguously that the San Diego school district “does not have the authority to establish its own mandate,” the school district pushes on, refusing to abandon its policy.

San Diego Unified is examining the appeals court ruling and “will consider its next steps,” district spokesperson Mike Murad said in an email to the Los Angeles Times.

Other California school districts are following San Diego’s lead, imposing mandates when the law clearly does not permit them to do so, and the facts should tell them that this policy is actually harmful.

These lies and bad policy are proof of what Lord Acton said, “Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” These government officials have become addicted to their ability to order people around, and now do not want to give up that addiction, even though the facts prove it to be utterly wrong. Rather than admit wrong and shift paths, they’d rather push big lies in order to justify their right to more power.

In a free society of citizens, it is the citizen’s responsibility to recognize these lies, and to reject them utterly. Sad to say, too many Americans are no longer doing that. Instead, they are credulous, and easily led by such lies.

And thus, these corrupt power-hungry leaders wield more and more power, becoming more and more corrupt in the process.

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14 comments

  • Going to need a bigger [roost].

    “striking data … overwhelmingly show[s] the effectiveness of vaccines.”

    That is a True statement. Vaccines do work. But, we’re not talking about a vaccine. Some people would like you to think we are, but we aren’t. Bring it up, get accused of ‘going off topic’, or the hand-waving ‘that’s not important’. Whatever happened to the emphasis on critical thinking?

    Saw Fauci mentioned in a news feed as ‘the pre-eminent expert on infectious disease.’ I’d wager a number of scientists in the field might dispute that.

    ‘San Diego Unified is examining the appeals court ruling and “will consider its next steps,”

    Like, right out the door.

  • Cotour

    Fauci was deposed on Wednesday :

    “During questioning, Dr. Fauci admitted that he got the idea for the unprecedented economic lockdowns in America based on the draconian measures taken by the Communist Chinese regime.”

    Why do bureaucrats (D & R) universally default always to a Socialistic / Communistic / authoritarian manner of dealing with issues as opposed to a respectful American manner of dealing with such things. They cannot help themselves.

    It is in their nature.

    Trust not anything stated by your government or its representatives, it must be assumed they are lying, that is their job. They lie because they have to lie. That is what they are paid for.

    Why? Because protecting the Political Realm is far more important than protecting the individual in the Pedestrian Realm.

    We are not lead, which is what we believe we vote for. We are in reality managed like so many animals by those who acquire political power.

    And if you can make a couple of million while doing so all the better.

    I think it is clear now that establishing and forcing the new m RNA technology on the population of the world while actively excluding all other modes of therapy was indeed the ultimate goal here. And all of those who knowingly perpetrated this big lie will all skate because they have an arm’s length Political Realm proxy pass.

    Just like the installation of mail in voting and vote harvesting, you will be managed and will do as you are told as opposed to have a free choice. The Democrats Street people control the collection, and I must assume what many of those votes have to say about those votes and deliver what must be delivered.

    And it will only get worse as time marches on. That is until we get rid of all of the many levels of election corrupting modes that have been purposefully installed in the country and the world for that matter. (Good luck trying to drive the stake in the heart of that vampire)

    And that is the cold hard truth about where we all find ourselves in America today.

    Truth? They will tell you what your truth will be.

  • James Street

    Robert, I see your site has been coming under attack lately. Telling the truth makes it a target. I hope you have a good web guy. Jim Watkins’ 8kun site has been unusable at times as it gets hit by a million distinct IPs simultaneously for months. He’s got a couple paid employees and a few volunteers helping him fend off the attacks. He’s contacted the government that this kind of attack could bring down a bank or power grid but they have not responded. Probably because some of our 3 letter government agencies are involved in the attacks.

  • Faucy, Gaytes, and Birks. Genocidal globalists going all in on our demise.

  • James Street: I have a wonderful web guy. Last year Shane added a whole bunch of security features which should protect BtB.

    Can you tell me what is making you think the site is under attack? Has it been slow? Have you found it unreachable at times? Information like this is very helpful.

  • michael savell

    I wish you would stop assuming that you feel that a medical practice of injecting these bacteria into the arms of those over 60 may be deemed the correct one.In other words the over 60’s should die of a jab so that you don’t have to have one or are we just surplus to requirements.It has been your world for a long time now and look what you have made of it because you won’t listen until it’s too late.
    People like myself have been telling you since december 2019 because we were all warned by a kind chinese doctor.These non viruses
    can be changed at will on a computer owned by Birac but nobody in our world seems capable of any action.Go to war with those trying to prevent the consequences of allowing the WEF to fulfil it’s mission and break the hearts of your own people as well as their pockets and way of life appears to be the main target.

  • Michael, the choice to take the vaccine or not is an exercise in risk assessment that each of us must make – the risk of the vaccine itself, vs. the demonstrated risk to those over 60 and/or with (co-morbitites) from WuFlu.

    I’m 63 – at age 62, I chose to take the Moderna shots, in part because I’m also a diabetic with coronary-artery disease, in part because I might not have been allowed to see some of my grandchildren because of over-cautious parents. I and my wife had both survived WuFlu before that – my wife, with her own conditions, spent two weeks in the hospital followed by two months of supplemental oxygen. She had even more reason to choose the vaccine after that.

    After that, we again contracted WuFlu – likely Omicron; it was no worse than a bad cold for either of us. Or, the (un-boosted) Moderna in our system mitigated the symptoms. As Robert stated, “at best, the jab is the equivalent of a flu shot, which might help but often does little to prevent the flu.”

    Would I or my wife take a WuFlu vaccine again in the light of what we have experienced and seen reported, changing our risk assessment? No. We both have rejected all boosters and will continue to do so. But just as I vociferously oppose vax mandates, mask mandates, and other Covidiocies, I also respect the right of another adult to make an informed, but different choice if they assess that “their mileage may vary” from mine … much as we once had a President who respected that choice, by respecting federalism instead of imposing the full Cuomo upon all 50 states even as he marshalled resources to deal with WuFlu, including the CHOICE of the vaccines,

    The real problem is Federal, state and local leaders who abused, and continue to abuse, that respect by mandating their One True Way in this area and enforcing it coercively. Robert has done yeoman’s work in keeping us informed about that, including in this article,

  • Maureen from Regina

    Since everyone involved in these lies are protected against being sued or fired, the only thing stopping them from admitting they were wrong is ego. Ego driven science us not really science

  • J West

    I am oh so sick of liars and cheats …. America is running out of time to get itself straightened out. America could collapse …. Rome did.

    As I sees it … American election are no long valid …. fix that first.

  • John White

    Speaking of Gov’t Lies. On NIH I looked up a couple articles on vaccine efficacy. 1) Measles (https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/20392713/) has an efficacy of 99.7%, credible interval: 0.993-0.999). Seems reasonable considering you rarely hear/read about anyone catching measles (could be media bias) and I’m an information junkie. I am not aware of anyone locally catching measles so cases seem to be sparse. 2) BNT162b2 mRNA Covid-19 Vaccine (https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33301246/) claims an efficacy of 95%, credible interval, 90.3 to 97.6. So, it would seem it is almost as effective at preventing disease as the Measles vaccine is. Considering the death rate from COVID for the vaccinated is greater than the unvaccinated, I have a hard time buying that claim. And the repeat infections from Covid among the vaccinated is also suspect, to me.

    Can anyone knowledgeable give a plausible scenario where this could be true? 95% efficacy does not square with the real-world results for the mRNA vaccines.

  • bobthebuilder

    This site is such a quirky combination of cool space information and QAnon conspiracy theories. So much fun!

  • An Observation

    The one question no leftist ever asks himself is “What if I’m wrong?”

  • bobthebuilder: My, I love your method of debate and discussion. Every fact you dislike (since all of my reporting is always based on facts, with the actual sources always referenced) is “QAnon conspiracy theories.”

    No detailed debunking. No effort to find error (which if you found I would actually appreciate). No discussion of issues. Nope, your method of debate is simply to slander and label and name-call.

    What makes this especially funny to me is that I to this day really have no idea what or who QAnon is. If it is a website I’ve never visited it.

  • Have you seen James Jernigan’s YouTube channel? He talks about stuff like this all the time

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