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Nashville authorities cover up proof bars & restaurants do not spread COVID-19

Local authorities in the mayor’s office and health department in Nashville, rather than release the data and open things up, kept secret evidence that showed there was no reason to close bars or restaurants. [The quote below comes from a local Fox TV news story that has since been taken down.]

Emails between the mayor’s senior advisor and the health department reveal only a partial picture. But what they reveal is disturbing. The discussion involves the low number of coronavirus cases emerging from bars and restaurants and how to handle that and most disturbingly, how to keep it from the public.

On June 30th, contact tracing was giving a small view of coronavirus clusters. Construction and nursing homes causing problems more than a thousand cases traced to each category, but bars and restaurants reported just 22 cases.

Leslie Waller from the health department asks “This isn’t going to be publicly released, right? Just info for Mayor’s Office?”

“Correct, not for public consumption.” Writes senior advisor Benjamin Eagles. [emphasis mine]

In other words, these corrupt officials, who appear quite typical of today’s government rank and file, had found in June that closing bars and restaurants was pointless, that their focus should be nursing homes and construction (though I suspect a deeper dive in the data would discount construction as well). Instead, they kept this data secret so that the lockdown of bars and restaurants could continue, putting thousands out of work.

The fact that they should have been focusing on nursing homes once again confirms the nature of this virus. Like the flu, it attacks the sick elderly, with everyone else barely noticing their symptoms, or if they do, recovering without serious harm.

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9 comments

  • Kevin R.

    Which is to maintain the narrative that we must have mail in voting.

  • Tom Biggar

    If they admit that most of the cases are coming from nursing homes, they then have to explain why, after 9 months, they can’t control the outbreak in a highly contained and regulated environment. And that brings into question their competence or lack thereof.

    Better to hide the data.

  • Cotour

    Every politician: “Everyone, the evidence is in and we find that our shutting down the entire economy and there by have destroyed most all business and your lives in America to some degree we find that all was for naught.”.

    You will never hear that uttered.

    Once a politician has committed to such draconian measures they must remain committed until someone, “some qualified health official” signs a paper, or better yet God himself guarantees that there is no more danger AT ALL for the public.

    That is the corner they have now put themselves in, and that is status quo for most all terrified professional politician.

    And if you notice there is but one public figure, a non politician politician willing to be real and not look for that ultimate guarantee from God himself.

    Just one public figure.

  • Juan L

    I live in a county that is right next to Nashville and it is amazing the difference in how our county and others surrounding Nashville handled this. Yes we had some mask mandates which have since expired, but our government leaders for the most part have pretty much kept out of the way. It is a sharp contrast to the “Little Napolean of Nashville” as Cooper has now been nicknamed. I even have life long Democrat friends who live in Nashville proper who are saying they will never vote for a Democrat again. I guess we shall see.

  • Max

    There is talk of suing the governor for all the bars and churches and hairdressing salons who have all been put out of business by the government edict, fathwah. Government is immune to lawsuits unless it can be proven illegal activity. This gives me hope for their cause. (if you received government money, you’ve been paid off)

    Kevin R,
    It is funny you should say that, it was just announced that summit county next to Salt Lake co. and the ski resorts, were Mitt Romney’s vacation home is and where celebrities live, that they just outlawed voting booths. Mail in ballots only. It’s not legal, that I am aware of, but they don’t care. I’m sure it will not affect the Sundance film Festival this winter.

    Zimmerman said;
    “The fact that they should have been focusing on nursing homes once again confirms the nature of this virus. Like the flu, it attacks the sick elderly, with everyone else barely noticing their symptoms, or if they do, recovering without serious harm.”

    Here’s a recent article on viruses that confirms this very thing in nature!
    https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-09/ru-oag091120.php
    “Scientists have long believed that ocean viruses always quickly kill algae, but Rutgers-led research shows they live in harmony with algae and viruses provide a “coup de grace” only when blooms of algae are already stressed and dying”

    Imagine that… Apparently viruses is what nature uses to keep life healthy removing the weak. It is said that the human genome is full of junk DNA. The science is building that this junk DNA is past interactions with viruses that made the human genome stronger.

    The teachers in local school district wanted to shut down because 45 kids tested positive. (The new recommendations is that they would shut down if 15 kids tested positive) The school district refused, teachers threaten to walk out. It was pointed out that there was no one sick and that there’s a long list of young teachers, unemployed, who would love to fill in for them. The walk out was canceled. Especially when a unofficial survey of the parents said; “there children are more at risk staying home alone than in school” would not back them up.
    Again, I have hope. At last, people are peking behind the curtain…
    Zimmerman is our Toto!

  • eddie willers

    “The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by an endless series of hobgoblins, most of them imaginary.”

    ― H.L. Mencken

  • Edward

    The central controllers of our economy were looking for evidence that their chosen victims, the non-union bars and restaurants, really needed to be shut down, but instead they found that their friends, the unionized construction companies, are the real spreaders of the Wuhan Plague. But to open places where the spread doesn’t happen and to redistribute the life-saving shutdowns to where the spread does happen would be to reward their enemies and punish their friends. This revised strategy would be anti-Obama, so the coverup was necessary in order to support Obama’s legacy of tyranny and favoritism.

    It is hardly surprising that nursing homes are spreading the Wuhan Plague (where it really is a plague), because Democrats, such as Mayor Cooper, seem especially poor at protecting these vulnerable populations. Apparently they don’t vote Democratic in great enough numbers.

    By the way, Robert, I don’t know whether your link is broken or if the site took down the page, but I get a “page not found” message when I click on the link.

  • Edward: It looks like they took it down. I will see if I can find it.

  • Edward

    What is the major difference between bars and restaurants as contrasted with construction sites and nursing homes? People don’t wear masks in bars and restaurants but do at construction sites and in nursing homes.

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