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Social distancing and lockdowns killing craft beer industry

The beating will continue until morale improves: The new normal of “social distancing”, combined with the government-imposed lock downs, threatens to bankrupt the craft beer industry nationwide.

As much as 15% of craft breweries expect to close by the end of the month if social distancing remains in place, according to a national survey from the Boulder-based Brewers Association, and more than 60% don’t expect to survive beyond June.

If applied to Colorado — which now counts about 420 breweries — the projections suggest 250 would close by summer. That would represent a huge dent for an industry woven into the state’s identity and one that contributes more than $3 billion a year to the state’s economy.

Our society, our culture, our economy, and even the human race itself cannot survive if we accept the premise that no one can ever be closer than six feet to another. It isn’t practical, and it certainly isn’t sane.

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From the press release: In this ground-breaking new history of early America, historian Robert Zimmerman not only exposes the lie behind The New York Times 1619 Project that falsely claims slavery is central to the history of the United States, he also provides profound lessons about the nature of human societies, lessons important for Americans today as well as for all future settlers on Mars and elsewhere in space.

Conscious Choice: The origins of slavery in America and why it matters today and for our future in outer space, is a riveting page-turning story that documents how slavery slowly became pervasive in the southern British colonies of North America, colonies founded by a people and culture that not only did not allow slavery but in every way were hostile to the practice.  
Conscious Choice does more however. In telling the tragic history of the Virginia colony and the rise of slavery there, Zimmerman lays out the proper path for creating healthy societies in places like the Moon and Mars.


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  • Max

    “Our society, our culture, our economy, and even the human race itself cannot survive”

    Truer than you can imagine, our dollar is tied to oil and it just fell below a dollar a barrel… My brother said it in an odd way, America is on an iceberg and it just rolled over.

    This was a manufactured crisis, people are waking up but it might be too late.

    “Dr. Rashid Buttar calls out Dr. Fauci and Bill Gates as being responsible for development of the CV-19 virus and for causing the pandemic. This is a hard-hitting interview. Dr. Buttar is “fed up” with the disinformation that’s being given to the American people”. 48min

  • Cotour

    Max, if true, this is a prime example of an S.O.M. type operation.

    Arms length operators within government off shore the research that becomes illegal or not morally acceptable and continue to fund that illegal or not morally acceptable research in another more “flexible” country. The justification? “We have to do this research because if we don’t do it someone else will”. And that can be a rational justification, or maybe not.

    The Communist Chinese prime mode of operation is strategy, no morality even need be thought of.

    What comes to mind that is similar is “The Tuskegee experiment” where the government did pretty much the same thing in country, no off shoring needed.

  • Cotour

    Information? Or Disinformation?

    “Responding to a question by Moyers on how he came to fund “reproductive issues” Gates answered, “When I was growing up, my parents were always involved in various volunteer things. My dad was head of Planned Parenthood. And it was very controversial to be involved with that. And so it’s fascinating. At the dinner table my parents are very good at sharing the things that they were doing. And almost treating us like adults, talking about that.”

    It is very difficult for those in the Pedestrian Realm to discern what are the true motives of those in the W.H.O., Bill Gates, Dr, Fauchi, Soros etc, at these levels of operation. And someone like Dr. Buttar who may well know or see what is underway because of his time spent in the military working on such programs, again, off shore. Bill Gates, billionaire is focused both on controlling population and coincidently vaccines. And remember Gates himself predicted a Corona virus pandemic in 2015 in a TED Talk. Just a coincidence?

    Lots of very interesting coincidences in the world since Trump became president.

    And if you think that our own military does not do such things, think again.

    Will it be proposed that you can not move around the country or the world if you do not have the vaccine for Covid 19? And can prove it? And I think it has been reasonably narrowed down and established that Covid 19 most likely came out of a Wuhan lab in some way shape or form. And it is apparently a part of a research program that had to be “off shored” during the Obama administration (Globalist) because of moral or legal issues within the borders of America? (I can not find anything that confirms that.) And it was sent to a lab in China where such issues are not an issue. Is that what is apparently coming out into the light?

    All Globalist billionaire driven (?). All interested in removing the one man in power that poses a threat to this possible agenda (?). At this point in time I am satisfied that that the virus is not a pure function of nature given the drips of information that is able to be gathered. So then the only question remains is whether it is in the world as a function of poor security in a laboratory with the supposed highest security levels, or it is in the world with a designed purpose.

    Lots of interesting questions.

    Again, its hard to know for sure, we in the Pedestrian Realm will always be behind the information curve, but the information that is able to be gathered appears to support more than the virus is just a function of nature.

  • Max

    Cotour, I thought of you when I was watching the link above. The man was involved in false flag events, (SOM) taking off their dog tags and insignia, even spoke the name of his friend who admitted to him that his unit set the oil fires in Kuwait / Gulf War then blaming it on Sodom Hussein, under orders.

    Bill Gates admired his father and his father’s work for Planned Parenthood, reducing the population by helping mothers snuff out thousands of lives.
    His fathers work has become his own dream to fulfill. On a truly massive scale. Bill and his vaccinations are still on trial in supreme court in India for killing thousands and sterilization of young girls with experimental shots and no follow up to count the dead. The polio shot alone sicked 490,000 children with polio. Same in Africa where he’s actually on a death list if he shows up there again.
    And this is the man with the plan that’s going to save us all? I’m with Rashid on this one, Bill Gates is up to no good again.
    Rush Limbaugh keeps talking about how many people test positive for the virus but never had any symptoms in California. This is true of most places that have mandatory vaccinations in place. The vaccinations for this virus has already been given in the flu shots for the last two years? Rasheed is an expert on the subject and he implies that something is in the shots.
    Bill’s motives are not pure, Rasheed makes a living off of the mistakes that the vaccines cause. His blowing the whistle is very brave, his challenge to other doctors to stand up is falling on deaf ears.

    Watch the video for the details on how experimenting in United States was outlawed so Bill Gates and the WHO contracted with China to resume the tests. Chinese nationals were arrested with viles of virus in their socks boarding a plane for China.

  • Max

    Here’s a little light reading to answer some of the questions you asked, judge for yourself.
    Is Bill Gates the nice guy that we should trust as his PR campaign suggest? Or do actions speak louder than words…. Is he a billionaire megalomaniac?

    Bill gates talks about the coming pandemic last year.

    Kennedy exposes Fauci.

    Scientist who received $15 million from national Institute of health and the DOD arrested, working for China.

    Experiments funded with $3.7 million from United States / Fauci

    A list of Bill Gates vaccination crimes. Including what he did to India.

    An attempt to get on India’s good side, given India’s president an award that’s the opposite of the ideals he says he represents.

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