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Part 3: Against the COVID liars and their strong-arm edicts the wheels of justice are grinding forward slowly

Renewing the Declaration of Independence
Renewing the Declaration of Independence

In the first two parts of this series I very carefully outlined the ugly corrupt lie of the experimental COVID jab, and then followed up with a detailed summary of the lies put forth to justify imposition of the many COVID mandates.

Today, in this concluding essay, we will take a look at the battle by many to resist and end those COVID mandates, a battle that is increasingly successful because the mandates themselves were both immoral and illegal. They desecrated all the fundamental tenets and principles that underlie all American culture and law.

First however an addendum to yesterday’s essay, where I noted that “The royalties possibly received by Fauci and others in the government for their work developing the COVID jab — that the government then mandated — boggles the mind.” Shortly after I posted that essay, this story hit the web:

Fauci’s Net Worth Doubled During Pandemic, As Americans Struggled to Make Ends Meet

In 2021 alone Fauci earned almost two million dollars in royalties, travel perks, and investment gains. We still do not know however exactly what companies paid Fauci this money, or the precise amounts, because, according to the organization Open the Books which obtained this data, NIH has redacted that information.

To paraphrase Shakespeare, “Something is very rotten in the state of COVID”. The only reason I can fathom for keeping the source of those royalties secret is if their unveiling would reveal a serious conflict of interest. Fauci was one of the most visible government officials pushing the COVID shots on adults and children. Was he also making money on each jab? The public has a right to know.

Now, on to the fight against the illegal and immoral COVID mandates.

In my daily blacklist column during the past two years I have documented numerous stories of individuals refusing to get the jab, or fighting various other Wuhan flu lockdowns and rules, and thus losing their jobs and businesses, or getting expelled from their school.

What has changed however in the past year, since Joe Biden issued his edict forcing all government workers and anyone who worked for a private government contractor to get the jab, has been the growing number of lawsuits fighting back, with more and more winning their case. Here are just a few examples:

The final decision for all of these lawsuits remains uncertain. For example, in the last story, the court has since dismissed the suit, partly because Michigan’s Supreme Court had subsequently ruled Whitmer’s lockdown orders were unconstitutional and thus the case was moot, and partly because it decided the state and its employees had sovereign immunity and could not be held liable for the loss of business and income during the eight months Whitmer’s lockdown was imposed illegally and unconstitutionally.

The bowling alleys however have refused to give up, and have appealed that decision.

In their brief to the Cincinnati-based appeals court, the businesses argued “the 11th Amendment and a state’s police power are not absolute,” and that the state supreme court’s decision to strike down the executive order as unconstitutional requires Michigan to provide compensation. “Just because it took eight months for the judicial process to run its course and the Michigan Supreme Court to hold that defendants’ actions were not valid does not absolve defendants of all liability,” the brief states. “The bottom line is that Michigan’s highest court held that defendants’ actions were not valid, thus, they are not deserving of any protection.”

If this case reaches the Supreme Court, it is certain the fifth amendment to the Bill of Rights will come up, which clearly states “no person…will be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation.” Whitmer took their income and shuttered their businesses, without due process of law. She and Michigan should face penalties for that illegal action.

Similarly, in the ESPN case, the sports anchor, Sage Steele, has pushed back against ESPN’s legal effort to get the case dismissed. She is not backing down.

As I said, these stories are only a small sample of the thousands of lawsuits that have been filed in response to the shot mandates. All however illustrate the hubris of those government and corporate officials who somehow during the Wuhan panic decided that the law no longer applied to them, that just because they were afraid and felt a desperate need to “do something”, they had the right to smash their boot into everyone else’s face. The law no longer mattered. What mattered was “saving just one life” and “keeping everyone safe.”

Well the law does matter, and these foolhardy petty dictators are slowly finding this out. Below are just a few examples of the many lawsuits that have since been won by those who opposed these COVID dictators.

The last ruling came only a month after pilots for three airlines had sued over the Biden mask mandate. Yet, the ruling had nothing to do with their suit, because it was in response to another suit by private citizens, filed in November 2021. Nor were these two mask lawsuits alone. The mask mandate was illegal, and thus it was opposed by many legal challenges, all of which were validated by the court ruling.

The resistance to these immoral COVID mandates however has not merely been fought in the courts. In February I documented a growing rebellion against such rules in the schools, but not by parents but by the students themselves. As I noted:

For the first time, the Democratic Party has taken actions that has broken its long-held ties to this large future voting block. Young people are suddenly experiencing the same types of painful oppression from leftist policies that businesses and land owners have experienced for decades. And they apparently don’t like it.

It is very much worth your time to watch the videos I embedded at this post. Young high school students boldly tell government officials they are full of crap, and must stop their idiotic COVID policies. In one case, the student’s speech caused the school board to immediately vote 4 to 1 to end its mask mandates.

And yet, the harm done by these foolish, illegal, and unconstitutional COVID mandates will take decades to heal. Not everyone can get redress in the courts. Nor is it possible or likely for court rulings to completely cancel out the damage done by the mandates and the ugly dictatorial culture that came with them.

For example, there is my own story. I was personally blacklisted by almost all my friends, in a coordinated effort within the organized caving community to which we all belonged, simply because I challenged their own COVID shot mandates. Even if that blacklisting should someday end, those friendships are forever lost. Even heartfelt apologies — which I do not expect — can not wipe out the anguish and hurt caused by such vindictive actions.

My story sadly is not unique. Millions of others have suffered far worse at the hands of the COVID authoritarians. The loss of good will caused by this effort to destroy people for questioning the COVID panic will be difficult to recover. For two years one side in this difficult debate decided debate should no longer allowed, that their side was right, without question, and that whoever challenged them deserved no fair treatment and must instead be blackballed and oppressed.

Many have won legal battles against these small time dictators, with many more legal victories soon to be won. Many more unfortunately will never regain their businesses, their livelihoods, their friends, their careers, or even their social standing.

And all because, for two years, debate was suddenly forbidden, free thought banned, and liberty denied. Suddenly America became a place where rulers ruled all, regardless of knowledge or uncertainty, and all had to obey, without question. In such places only evil can prosper, as Jacob Bronowski so eloquently explained in the clip below, from his classic television series, The Ascent of Man.

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  • Crotte

    It is not moving fast enough!!!!!!!! Tremendous damage has been done to the country and to the people in the country!!!!!!

  • don

    When you finally get the name, phone number, and home address of who exactly is responsible, it will turn out to be a Democrat. They will turn, fart and walk away.

  • There is an aphorism along the lines of “Enter Congress rich; leave wealthy.” Reckon that holds true anywhere inside the Beltway.

  • Cotour

    Related, it’s all related:



    How dangerous and ridiculous are the proposals made by the wacky radical Democrat Left? You tell me.

    From Caban’s proposal: “Example of Use: A person is beat up, suffers a broken rib, and is robbed of his wallet. First, his needs are heard and affirmed, and he works with trained staff to develop a services and healing plan,” Cabán’s proposal reads. Then, when he is ready, he participates in restorative justice circles with the person who harmed him and their respective support systems. He asks questions and gets answers, and they develop an accountability and consequences plan.”

    Cabán’s soon-to-be colleagues blasted her idea as “insane.” “Unless Ms. Cabán is running to represent the Twilight Zone, it sounds like she needs to participate in a restorative reality circle,” Councilman Robert Holden (D-Queens) told The Post.

    The other day a good friend of mine was forced to take the train from the Bronx down to Manhattan to fulfill his workplace requirement that he be in the office at least 3 days per month. The train was crowded, and he got up to offer a woman and her young daughter his seat. Then a young man of color dressed in a stereo typical boogie down Bronx / red gang garb manner gets on the train. The woman and her young daughter got up and left the train and the young man bolts for the seat. No problem.

    My friend sees this young man staring at him and before you know it the guy jumps up and punches him in the face, and my friend says, “What the hell are you doing!?” The now violent perpetrator says to his face: “I was told to punch the first white person I saw on the train in the face”. And with that statement my friend delivered a life altering fist to his jaw knocking him like a sack of potatoes to the floor. Boom! Well done. Then he called the police.

    Now I will assume based on how this violent young man of color was dressed and how he conducted himself with a complete stranger of a different skin color than he that he was executing some form of a gang initiation of some sort? Or he was taking his insane violent instructions from Satan himself? Who knows? Who cares?

    Unfortunately for this violent young racist the first white person he encountered on the train was 6’2″ and weighs in at 250 lbs and takes no violent racist crap like that from anyone. “Restorative Justice” is served hot, short and sweet.

    And this “Woke”, “Progressive” Socialist politician Tiffany Caban would make it my friend’s burden and responsibility for the actions of this violent and racist young man? I say no to insane irrational and dangerous radical Leftist policy like that. Stupid is stupid.

    This is but one example of why if you identify as any kind of Democrat in America today you cannot and must not support any Democrats running in the coming midterm elections anywhere in the country. You are a Democrat? Not this year.

  • jstoneman

    Unbelievable that even this website is not using USC 21 “Informed consent” abuse over anything else. These are experimental medical products. “Informed consent” includes the right of refusal no questions required, no exemptions nothing.

  • James Street

    Excellent series, Robert. Thanks. Not only bookmarked but printed (just in case).

  • Rdawg

    Another aspect to look at, we already had laws to protect people from the petty mask, social distancing, and exemptions against the jab. It is called the ADA, or Americans with Disabilities Act. Under this act one could say that they are exempted from the COVID chicanery without giving a reason due to medical privacy afforded under this act (ex. I can’t wear a mask because of an underlying heart condition). These codified laws were ignored by everyone and I expect major lawsuits in the near future.

  • Mike a


    That “story” reads like an old white person’s masturbatory fantasy. It has nothing to do with anything, because it’s doubtful that the “gang banger” has ever been “a Democrat.” That dude isn’t voting.

    This single anecdote does not serve as legitimate journalism because it bears no comment on society at large. (If you believe it happened at all.)

    Dirtbags of all colors and creeds have been dirtbags long before America recently descended into wokeism. They are not related.

  • Ed Minchau

    Well you may have lost friends in the caving community, but you still have a bunch of us space nerds reading your stuff, and apparently Sarah Hoyt – aka the Instapundit night crew – is a fan. So you’ve got that going for you, which is nice.

  • richardaubrey

    You dismiss the hearty support of those who burn to be made to do stupid stuff, and see the same visited on others.

  • Cotour

    Mike a:

    1. I am not technically a journalist. I post on BTB my personal email message that I send out to my own email list which consists of both Conservatives that agree 100% with me and Democrats, “Progressives” and whomever else who does not agree with me. And I invite them (And you) to comment on any of it and push back as hard as you can. Have at it, I invite it.

    2. Both the story about Socialist politician Tiffany Caban and her in a word *STUPID* proposals about how violent crime should be dealt with is 100% true, as is the story told to me by the person that delivered the violent criminal his life or jaw altering fist. Which he richly deserved.

    3. The reference to being a Democrat is directed to the many people on my email list who read and forward what I write to others who are Democrats and cannot understand that if they continue to knee jerk vote Democrat just because they are Democrats is suicidal and injurious to you, me, their entire family, and their country. Voting Democrat specifically in this political cycle is unsupportable.

    4. As to this comment: “That “story” reads like an old white person’s masturbatory fantasy.”. I am just writing what I know to be the facts and the truth firsthand and how I interpret it.

    I hope this response clarifies what I write and post here on BTB and why.

  • Cotour

    Mike a:

    “Dirtbags of all colors and creeds have been dirtbags long before America recently descended into wokeism. They are not related.”

    While the first part of your statement is certainly true, the second part is not at all accurate. They are directly related.

    So called “Wokism” is based in the “Progressive”, Democrat Socialist, Democrat party machine agenda to draw and enforce bright lines between the black population and the white population within America. They promote racism and hatred. The Democrat party machine MUST have and promote racism and division between Americans. (And that is what that uncalled for violence by the man on the train was about)

    Obama clearly told everyone what was coming and that they were intending to “Fundamentally change America”. And that is exactly what we are all witness to. Believe them when they dare speak the truth.

    The three bright line issues that the Democrat party machine MUST have in order to exist: 1. Racism and the promotion of hatred.
    2. Abortion up to and including the moment of birth in the name of women’s Rights, which is ridiculous. and 3. The various ways in which they can manipulate, control and skew the results of elections.

    Without these essential tools, weapons and modes of political warfare, the Democrat party does not exist as a formidable political party in America.

    And what you are about to see in about 37 days on November 8th is why they are fighting so hard. The Democrat party is about to at the minimum become greatly diminished in their political power and influence because of all of this “Wokism” and the radical Leftist, “Progressive” agenda that they are attempting to force down the throats of the American people.

    And that is all about absolute control and compliance and the massive amounts of money they are able to funnel into their coffers.

    Disagree? Tell me why.

  • Cotour

    mRNA “VACCINE” FOUND IN BREAST MILK (Please copy and share)

    You may be interested in this Dr. Campbell video reporting on breast milk having been found containing mRNA based Covid “vaccine”. (Remember, the mRNA Covid “vaccine” was clearly promoted as NOT being able to migrate throughout the human body by design.)

    And if you do not clearly understand the *NEW* biology, people who give birth (Who can either be a man or a woman according to our own U.S. government (D) upon giving birth initially get nutrition into these newborn humans by feeding them from their own bodies via breast milk.

    And although there has been a line of mRNA “vaccine” safety drawn by this very same government and their own doctors and scientists of 6 months they state that feeding a newborn baby breast milk that through scientific research is established to contain the mRNA “vaccine” it is safe. Seems counter intuitive, no?

    Dr. Campbell being very careful not to offend those big tech Social Media overlords and censors and the controllers of what you are allowed to see, say, hear and comment on so he is not cancelled on their communications platform:

    Dr. Campbell: You just obediently keep doing as your government (D) says and everything will be just fine.

    November 8th and the midterm elections are now but 30 days away, and it is going to be MASSIVE!

  • Cotour


    “FL Surgeon General Finds 84% Increase in Cardiac-Related DEATH in Males 18-39 Following mRNA Vaccine – Recommends Young Males Refrain from Receiving COVID Vaccine”

    Hard numbers and direct unambiguous statements credibly contradicting the “Science” are difficult to argue with.

    But make sure you comply with whatever edicts come from your government without question.

    Remember, there are ALWAYS two conversations being had as per S.O.M. The Pedestrian Realm conversation, and the Political Realm conversation and action where the Pedestrian Realm conversation and truth is optional.

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