Tag Archives: Lockdowns

Blockade Runner, by Eric Peters

Defiance is the only option for anyone who wants to avoid a very dismal and dark future. From Eric Peters at ericpetersautos.com:

I’ve just about got my sport bike back together, which may be just in time. Things appear to be coming to a head as the Narrative comes unglued. Not just the Narrative regarding “vaccines” that don’t work – but do kill – being pushed to cure a sickness that doesn’t kill 99.8-something percent of the otherwise healthy population.

There is also the Narrative about the Late Election, which increasingly appears to have been snatched by the same people who used the Narrative regarding the much-less-deadly-than-advertised ‘Rona to assure the snatch, which they presumed – having snatched – they’d be in a position to prevent any truths about what actually occurred becoming mainstream understandings.

That is coming unglued, too – especially in Arizona, where the attorney general is openly defying the junta of Woke Jacobins behind the senile political hack they propped up as their front man to get rid of the Orange Man. People are asking awkward questions and some of the answers are even more awkward. It is a moment not unlike the one that occurs when a business owner goes from wondering why this month’s receipts seem a little low to checking receipts, line by line. It causes whomever had his hand in the till to sweat the inevitable discrepancy discovery.

The proto-Stalinist ramping up of ‘RonaMania and its corollary – the fevered reaction of Leftists to the stubborn refusal of half or even more-than-half of the country to submit to the Jab – may be explained as a cover for the steal. As a means of suppressing the percolating facts about the steal that are otherwise seemingly destined to become as impossible to deny as the facts about the ineffectiveness of the “vaccines” and the grotesquely exaggerated threat posed by the sickness it putatively “cures.”

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Sen. Rand Paul: Mask mandates and lockdowns from petty tyrants? No, not again. Choose freedom

Rand Paul boils it down to one word: resist. From Paul at foxnews.com:

Resist.

They can’t arrest us all. They can’t keep all your kids home from school. They can’t keep every government building closed – although I’ve got a long list of ones they should.

We don’t have to accept the mandates, lockdowns, and harmful policies of the petty tyrants and feckless bureaucrats. We can simply say no, not again.

Speaker Nancy Pelosi — you will not arrest or stop me or anyone on my staff from doing our jobs. We have all either had COVID, had the vaccine, or been offered the vaccine. We will make our own health choices. We will not show you a passport, we will not wear a mask, we will not be forced into random screening and testing so you can continue your drunk with power rein over the Capitol.

President Biden — we will not accept your agencies’ mandates or your reported moves toward a lockdown. No one should follow the CDC’s anti-science mask mandates. And if you want to shutdown federal agencies again — some of which aren’t even back to work fully — I will stop every bill coming through the Senate with an amendment to cut their funding if they don’t come to work.

No more.

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The coming Delta lockdown is DESIGNED to invoke nationwide protests so they can be exploited as a backdrop for false flag event to blame “anti-vaxxers,” by Mike Adams

Anti-vaxxers are the new villains. There are rumors the Biden administration will announce new lockdowns, although the lockdowns to date have shown no efficacy in reducing Covid case or death rates. From Mike Adams at naturalnews.com:

Within the next 12 days, multiple sources have told us, the pretender-in-chief Joe Biden will announce a nationwide lockdown, fraudulently blaming the “delta” variant and “anti-vaxxers” for the overzealous action. The lockdown will have no specific end date, and it is likely to be strongly resisted by red states, while blue states will effectively be turned into medical police states with brutal enforcement of the lockdown measures.

Most importantly, the new lockdown will be perceived as so overreaching and totalitarian that nationwide protests will soon commence.

This is actually all part of the plan. The lockdown push is being engineered to invoke a backlash, even among Leftists who will join conservatives in taking to the streets to protest the medical tyranny.

This backdrop of nationwide protests is the setting needed by the deep state to stage a violent false flag event that I’m told will most likely target a medical facility or medical group of some kind. The FBI will of course be running this just like they ran the Whitmer “kidnapping” in Michigan as well as the Jan. 6th “capitol siege” false flag operation. Nearly every act of terrorism in America over the last two decades has been plotted and spearheaded by the corrupt FBI, and there’s little question they are planning a new theatrical caper to place blame on so-called “anti-vaxxers.”

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Australian War Crimes Syndicate To Police The Streets Of Sydney, by Caitlin Johnstone

Caitlin Johnstone is belatedly realizing the civil liberties of Covid-19 measures and their enforcement. Better late than never. From Johnstone at caitlinjohnstone.com:

So there are going to be soldiers policing Australia’s streets.

In what was already being called the harshest pandemic restrictions in Australia, New South Wales police have requested 300 Australian Defense Force troops to help enforce lockdown rules in eight local government areas in the suburbs of Western Sydney.

“The personnel will deploy on Friday, Defence Minister Peter Dutton said, and will begin assisting police with ensuring compliance with restrictions next week,” Reuters reports.

“Army troops will door-knock homes of people who have tested positive to COVID-19 and those deemed to be close contacts to ensure they are isolating in a crackdown on Sydney hotspots after NSW reached a record number of new infections,” the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

This would be the same ADF which has been caught committing horrific war crimes in Afghanistan, by the way. These are the wonderful people who will be going door to door through Sydney’s poorest and least-white neighborhoods “ensuring compliance with restrictions”.

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What Will This New Wave Of Lockdowns Do To The Global Economy? by Michael Snyder

There’s always going to be a new germ or mutation, so we’re just going to go from lockdown to lockdown. From Michael Snyder at themostimportantnews.com:

I am extremely concerned about how some national governments are choosing to respond to this new variant.  In particular, I think that officials in Australia have gone completely nuts.  Now that a third state has implemented new restrictions, more than half of the country is currently under lockdown…

More than half of Australia’s 25 million people were under lockdown on Tuesday after a third state adopted movement curbs to rein in the highly contagious Delta variant of coronavirus.

Australia’s infections and deaths are well below other developed nations, but its use of lockdowns, prompted by a sluggish vaccination campaign, is putting pressure on the national government, with polls at their lowest in a year and just months before elections are due to be held.

Once upon a time, I used to recommend Australia as a potential relocation destination.

But I don’t think that I will ever be able to recommend Australia again after what we have witnessed during this pandemic.

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Adorably Naive Optimist Thinks Lockdowns Will End Someday

From The Babylon Bee:

U.S.—”When the pandemic is over and the government lets us stop wearing masks, I’m gonna do so much stuff,” said Carl Landon to a friend recently, as Landon is a hopelessly naive optimist and kind of a gullible moron. “We gave the government all this power without putting up a fight, and they’re definitely gonna give that up now that the virus is going away. I can’t wait to not wear masks and move about the country as I please without the government’s approval. It’s gonna be cool — a real return to how things were before this stuff happened.” The adorably ignorant rube added that he’s going to get the vaccine so that he can go to concerts and theme parks this summer without having to wear a mask or social distance. At publishing time, he had further added that he fully expects the government to stop spending so much money now that the pandemic is over.

https://babylonbee.com/news/adorably-naive-optimist-thinks-lockdowns-will-end-someday

Lockdowns Worsen the Health Crisis, by Kiley Holliday and Jenin Younes

Locked in your domicile all day, overeating and getting no exercise makes you fatter, and obesity is the second most prevalent comorbidity (behind advanced age) for Covid. From Kiley Holliday and Jenin Younes at aier.org:

One of the most infuriating aspects of a year replete with illogical, short-sighted public health mandates has been the utter failure of those within the public health profession to adequately address the role that poor diet and lack of exercise have played in exacerbating the coronavirus crisis.  In fact, many of the decrees ostensibly issued in the name of public health have had the effect only of aggravating the underlying problem.

A recent global study found that obesity is a “driving factor in COVID-19 deaths,” and that Covid-19 death rates are an astonishing ten times higher in countries where most adults are overweight.  Although advanced age is the strongest indicator of a severe outcome from a coronavirus infection, “being overweight comes a close second,” the report determined.  The CEO of the World Obesity Federation went so far as to blame the “failure to address the root causes of obesity over many decades . . . for hundreds of thousands of preventable deaths.”  While the study makes evident the degree to which poor underlying health is a driving force in coronavirus deaths, we have known almost since the beginning that being overweight or obese significantly increases the risk of a severe outcome.

Given this information, the Anthony Faucis and Eric Feigl-Dings of the world should focus on alerting people to the dangers of being overweight and obese, and expending significant efforts to encourage exercise and healthy diet.  Instead, they have spent the past twelve months urging people to “stay home, save lives” and to wear two masks, if not three or four, a measure not shown to have mitigated coronavirus deaths at all.

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Lockdown One Year On – It doesn’t work, it never worked & it wasn’t supposed to work, by Kit Knightly

Lockdowns have been, by all sane metrics, a colossal failure—by design. From Kit Knightly at off-guardian.org:

Light up the lone candle on the saddest birthday cake in the world! The most destructive public policy of the century is growing up and doesn’t look like slowing down.

And so we come to March 23rd, and lockdown’s first birthday. Or, as we call it here, the longest two weeks in history.

1 year. 12 calendar months. 365 increasingly gruelling days.

It’s a long time since “2 weeks to flatten the curve”, became an obvious lie. Sometime in July it turned into a sick joke. The curve was flattened, the NHS protected and the clapping was hearty and meaningful.

…and none of it made any difference.

This was not a sacrifice for the “greater good”. It was not a hard decision with arguments on both sides. It was not a risk-benefit scenario. The “risks” were in fact certainties, and the “benefits” entirely fictional.

Because Lockdowns don’t work. It’s really important to remember that.

Even if you subscribe to the belief that “Sars-Cov-2” is a unique discrete entity (which is far from proven), or that it is incredibly dangerous (which is demonstrably untrue), the lockdown has not worked to, in any way, limit this supposed threat.

Lockdowns. Don’t. Work.

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The Gradual Return of Good Sense, by Jeffrey A. Tucker

An article laced with, hold on, optimism! Americans are gradually coming to their senses about Covidiocy. I can only hope that it eventually reaches New Mexico. From Jeffrey A. Tucker at aier.org:

President Biden made a statement last week that Americans might be able to gather in small groups by July 4, to celebrate Independence Day. One wonders who is protecting him from the reality: most of the country is almost entirely back to normal.

Outside of California and some Northeast states, the lockdowns have largely ended, with ever more states repealing restrictions and mandates. Reimposing them for any reason seems almost unthinkable at this point. Anthony Fauci’s constant prattle about the dangers of opening up is falling on deaf ears.

The few states that are still locked down are rapidly losing residents and businesses. States that are entirely open are gaining them. As for the travel against which the CDC warns, the nation’s airports and highways are back to pre-lockdown levels of normal. The slogan “land of the free” is starting to mean something again.

Even the New York Times, which has led the lockdown effort for longer than a year, is starting to back peddle, finally. An article called “I Would Much Rather Be in Florida” points out:

[M]uch of the state has a boomtown feel, a sense of making up for months of lost time.

Realtors cold-knock on doors looking to recruit sellers to the sizzling housing market, in part because New Yorkers and Californians keep moving in. The unemployment rate is 5.1 percent, compared to 9.3 percent in California, 8.7 percent in New York and 6.9 percent in Texas. That debate about opening schools? It came and went months ago. Children have been in classrooms since the fall….

Florida’s death rate is no worse than the national average, and better than that of some other states that imposed more restrictions, despite its large numbers of retirees, young partyers and tourists. Caseloads and hospitalizations across most of the state are down….

Try to buy a home and the experience is frustrating for a different reason: an open house will have 30 cars parked outside. Though Florida’s population growth has slowed during the pandemic, documentary stamps, an excise tax on real estate sales, were 15 percent higher in January than they were a year ago. Filing fees for new corporations were 14 percent higher.

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One year into ‘15 days to flatten the curve’, why are we still tolerating authoritarian government clampdowns on our daily lives? by Rachel Marsden

That’s a great question for which there are no good answers. From Rachel Marsden at rt.com:

One year into ‘15 days to flatten the curve’, why are we still tolerating authoritarian government clampdowns on our daily lives?
In the 12 months since states first started ordering citizens to stay at home under the pretext of Covid, we’ve come a long way. Particularly in our understanding of how illiberal our politicians can be and how supine we are.

One year ago, at noon on Tuesday, March 17, France went into total lockdown for the first time. Until then, Covid-19 was something of which we were faintly aware – background noise in our daily lives that was mostly relegated to Wuhan, China. But we all had that one moment when we realized that it was about to hit home hard.

In my case, that instant came two days before the lockdown, when the local outdoor pool posted a sign on the door drastically reducing the total user capacity to just 100, right before closing entirely the following day. On March 16, French President Emmanuel Macron addressed the nation to announce what he described as temporary measures, to be implemented for at least 15 days. Only essential trips outside the home would be allowed. Period. Case closed. All in the interests of protecting the French healthcare system, the long-suffering victim of perennial government cutbacks, from being forced onto life-support as it tends to be nearly every year during flu season.

The government’s drastic actions successfully convinced many citizens at the outset of the lockdown that the coronavirus must be on par with the plague. Macron opened the first few paragraphs of his national address with the phrase, “We are at war.” Yet even the government didn’t really know what it was dealing with at that point or how to handle it. The fear mongering was, however, sufficient for people to panic and to accept whatever restrictions the authorities wanted to impose on them. “Stay home, save lives” and “15 days to flatten the curve” became the primary propaganda catchphrases.

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