For the past few articles, I have largely tried to steer clear of any conversation or topic that had to do with the Chinese coronavirus, or Wuhan virus as I usually call it, because the media is flooded by such stories and I wanted to give people some respite from the constant bombardment of doom and gloom that we saw in the media (not to say the situation isn’t serious, but shutting down the economy for months is not a viable solution).
However, this article will largely cover how the fake news media has handled a particular portion of this crisis. Namely, a story surrounding an Arizona couple who ingested fish tank cleaner because one of its ingredients was chloroquine, a substance similar to the drug the President and NY Governor Andrew Cuomo have touted as a potential option in treating and curing the Wuhan virus, and the fake news media is choosing to blame Trump for the couple’s sheer lack of common sense.
From Axios: “A man has died after ingesting chloroquine phosphate – one of the anti-malaria drugs that Trump has mentioned in recent days.” That is very obviously fake news, as the couple did not ingest chloroquine phosphate, the prescription drug, but fish tank cleaner, which is not a drug but contains chloroquine – not chloroquine phosphate.
Heidi Przybyla from NBC News ran with the story anyway, fully blaming Trump and supposedly quoting the woman: “Her husband is dead & she’s in the ICU after ingesting chloroquine: ‘We saw Trump on TV – every channel - & all of his buddies and that this was safe,’ she said. ‘Trump kept saying it was basically pretty much a cure.’”
There are a number of problems with this. First of all, THE COUPLE DIDN’T EVEN HAVE THE WUHAN VIRUS! Heidi pretty much admitted that in a follow-up tweet (which unsurprisingly garnered far less likes and retweets), saying that the couple “feared contracting coronavirus.”
Later on, Heidi “quotes” the woman: “Oh my God. Don’t take anything. Don’t believe anything. Don’t believe anything that the President says and his people because they don’t know what they’re talking about. And don’t take anything – be so careful and call your doctor. This is a heart ache I’ll never get over.”
Not sure where she got the quote from, but it’s awfully opportunistic for a fake news media who hates the President and would be satisfied with people dying if they are scared of taking the drug Trump (and Cuomo, but they forget about him) touted as a possible cure to the virus. Again, the couple didn’t have the Wuhan virus and THEY TOOK FISH TANK CLEANER!
And yet, these idiots went along with the story because it made Trump look bad. It took eight tweets for Heidi to bury the lead, writing: “The toxic ingredient they consumed was not the medication form of chloroquine, used to treat malaria in humans. Instead, it was an ingredient listed on a parasite treatment for fish.”
Not that that stopped Leftist hacks from piling on and blaming Trump as well, as though it’s his fault that a couple of ignoramuses who did not have the virus ingested fish tank cleaner without consulting with a doctor.
Seriously, that they would choose to run with this just goes to show the level of Trump Derangement Syndrome these fools have.
Here are the facts:
2. They did not ingest the prescription medication, hydroxychloroquine, usually taken in combination with azithromycin, the other drug Trump touted. They ingested chloroquine and whatever else is in the substance used to clean fish tanks. That is FAR different from the prescription drug.
3. The couple “self-medicated” meaning they did not go to a doctor… because they would’ve been called idiots for thinking they should ingest fish tank cleaner.
4. NY Governor Andrew Cuomo also touted hydroxychloroquine apart from the POTUS. And yet, Trump is the only one blamed here. Not to say that Cuomo should be blamed as he neither suggested people self-medicate (neither did Trump), nor told people to just ingest anything that has chloroquine in it. But Cuomo and Trump both touted the exact same drug, and yet, the story only focuses on Trump. Even the quote, which I doubt is real as it sounds too good for the Left to be real, only talks about how Trump and his people touted chloroquine (which they didn’t), conveniently leaving out Cuomo who did the same thing as Trump.
Eventually, Axios was forced to correct their story (obviously without an apology for outright blaming Trump for the death of an American), writing: “We have deleted this tweet and corrected our story because it did not reflect the full nature of the self-medication done with an additive commonly used to clean fish tanks.”
We know for certain that, if people, namely Trump supporters, hadn’t raised the glaring problems in the story, no correction would’ve been issued and the fake news media would’ve sat comfortably blaming Trump for the death of the guy and the hospitalization of his wife.
It’s obscene what the fake news media would be willing to do to attempt to damage Trump. This, among MANY other reasons, is why they are the enemy of the people.
Hydroxychloroquine has the potential to help Americans with the virus. But the media has been trying to nuke that since Trump brought it up. Not too long ago, the fake news media said that ingesting 3 grams of it would be fatal. OF COURSE IT WOULD BE FATAL, THAT’S FAR MORE THAN THE RECOMMENDED AMOUNT!
Drinking too much water can be fatal too. Eating too much food can be fatal. You have to ingest the RECOMMENDED AMOUNT of a drug, not THREE FULL GRAMS OF IT!
And now, we have a story that is very sketchily put together about a man who died because of his own foolishness and a woman who might be trying to blame Trump for her own foolishness as well.
We don’t even know if the actual drug will be successful but the media wants doom and gloom. Last week, a reporter from NBC News (funny how that works out) said that Trump was giving Americans “false hope” by touting the drug, when he said it was POTENTIALLY a solution, not a promised one, and it’s not “false hope”, but real hope that may or may not work out depending on how things go.
The fake news media wants FAR more people to die so that they can blame Trump. If the drug is useful in fighting the virus, that is only TERRIBLE news for a bloodthirsty mainstream media who see the virus and its crisis as an opportunity to destroy the man whom they have failed time and time again to destroy. And if it is useful, they want to say that it could kill people so that low-information Americans will be too scared to take it and subsequently potentially die as a result, which, of course, is what these devils want.
As these bastards get more and more desperate, they show more of their true colors. They WANT people to die if that’s what it takes to defeat Trump. They WANT people to be uninformed, so they are discussing no longer covering the press conferences that help inform people because they also help Trump’s ratings. A majority of people approve of his handling of the virus. The media can’t have that, so they are discussing not covering the press conferences.
Defeating Donald Trump is their one and only goal. If it takes people being uninformed, or misinformed, and DIE, then so be it. If it takes people going BANKRUPT due to Democrats backing out of an already bipartisan deal so they can jam in GND garbage (what happened to “country over party”? Or does that only apply to Republicans seeking to betray the nation?), then so be it.
These people have absolutely no shame, no integrity and no heart. They will exploit the death and suffering of a couple who took missteps in fear of the virus (which has been propped up plenty by the fake news media) if it helps them hurt Trump.
This is some of the most scum-of-the-earth “reporting” I’ve seen since the Kavanaugh hearings.
These devils truly are the enemy of the people.
2 Corinthians 11:14
“And no wonder, for even Satan disguises himself as an angel of light.”
Author: Freddie Marinelli.
The fake news media will always do its best to attack any dissenters and run cover for their own side, even when it is blatantly obvious what they are trying to do. This was the case with the Washington Post recently, as they tried to persuade people that Joe Biden didn’t say what he said in the last Democrat debate.
I briefly covered a bit of that debate, having largely focused on how both Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders confused the Wuhan virus for the swine flu (Joe), called the swine flu “N1H1” (Joe), confused the virus for SARS (Joe) and confused the virus for Ebola (Sanders). However, there was one part of the debate that I also covered even more briefly and that’s the fact that, when discussing oil drilling and fracking, Joe Biden adopted a far-Left stance on it, saying there’d be “no new fracking” and “no ability for the oil industry to continue to drill, period. Ends.”
Despite this being a clearly definitive statement demonstrating Joe Biden’s sincere desire to ban all fracking and eliminate any and all ability for the oil industry to work in this country, leaving us to be 100% reliant on foreign oil, a complete reversal of the Trump policy, Joe’s aides quickly got to work trying to walk back those statements because maintaining that stance would essentially gift Trump with a 49-state landslide victory.
Specifically, the aides tried saving some sort of face, saying that Joe’s stance remains unchanged, but that he simply opposed new fracking and drilling on public lands, not outright banning all American oil industry’s ability to drill in the country, which is practically what he said during the debate. So, questions regarding whether or not Biden lied about his stance during the debate began to flood the campaign.
Enter the Washington Post with their “Pinocchios” fact-checking system.
According to the Washington Free Beacon: “A Washington Post fact-checker ruled Thursday that Joe Biden hadn’t lied when he said he supported a fracking ban during Sunday’s Democratic presidential debate. Rather, Biden had simply ‘described his fracking stance inaccurately.’”
The WaPo gave Biden “Zero Pinocchios” for saying that he intended to ban fracking and oil drilling, instead, providing the excuse that Biden simply had “misspoken” and “his position was the same as ever”, merely opposing fracking on public land.
The WaPo cited “clarifications” from the Biden staff post-debate and cited coverage in the Wall Street Journal saying that Joe’s position was the same as the one listed on his campaign website, dismissing any and all who cited Joe during the debate verbatim. Ultimately, the WaPo said that Biden “described his fracking stance inaccurately,” like I said, which is, of course, a load of crap.
Joe Biden is someone we KNOW has mental problems at this point in his life (and always has been a bit dull and bad with words). He has been documented routinely misremembering what state he is in, has confused his wife with his sister and vice versa, often misspeaks (having called the Wuhan virus both the swine flu and SARS, while also calling the swine flu “N1H1”) and is very, very obviously not mentally fit to RUN for president, let alone actually hold the position.
So the argument that he misspoke COULD be plausible… if he hadn’t had been so definitive with his answer. Again, he said: “no new fracking” and “no ability for the oil industry to continue to drill, period. Ends.”
So either Joe was lying during the debate about his position or his campaign staff, and subsequently the fake news media, are lying about his position now. That was a clear and definite answer and he didn’t even slur his speech when he said it. The mistake he made was saying the quiet part out loud, leading his campaign staff to run damage control as a result.
Let me tell you something: if Trump had said something so definitive that the Left could pick apart and attack him over, the media would not give a hoot about what his campaign staff was trying to say or do. They would 100% attack Trump over his statement, and if it was definitive as that, it would make sense for them to do so. But when it’s a Democrat saying the quiet part out loud like that, it doesn’t matter what they said during the debate or the definitive words used to convey his true feelings and desires surrounding the topic. No, what matters is what his campaign website says and what his campaign staff says, even though the media would never give such a benefit of the doubt to a Republican candidate.
Joe Biden, somehow, is considered the “moderate” candidate for many in the media. Saying things like that that are very obviously not moderate takes can be disastrous for his campaign (at least in the general, because the lunatic Leftist base loves it when America is groveling at the feet of foreign powers), so people have to run damage control. But Biden is very clearly not a moderate by any stretch of the imagination. If being a “moderate” simply means not kissing Castro’s butt, that’s terrifying.
Biden is no moderate. The ONLY thing I could possibly give him kudos for is his attack on Medicare-for-All and pointing out how that sort of system is not working at all for Italy, but he still supports government Medicare and keeping the disastrous Obamacare system in place, so one could hardly consider him a “moderate” (either that or “moderate” has moved far enough Left that government-run healthcare is a “moderate” stance, which is also terrifying).
As a result of Biden’s clear Left-wing principles, I cannot be surprised at all that he would sincerely want a ban on fracking and destroying our oil industry. He doesn’t care how much of a complete disaster such a ban would be for the U.S., and is very clear in that. But his campaign knew that saying that in such unambiguous terms makes him even more likely to get stomped by Trump come November, so they run cover for the guy, with the help of the Washington Post, who deserve 5 Pinocchios for saying Biden simply “misspoke” or phrased his stance “inaccurately” when that clearly was not the case.
“For everyone who does wicked things hates the light and does not come to the light, lest his works should be exposed.”
Author: Freddie Marinelli.
While plenty of other things have been on the news as of late (including a certain virus from China that I will do my best not to mention because it’s being talked about in every other media to an obscene extent), something that has flown under the radar is a slight correction made by the 1619 Project, the New York Times’ attempt at rewriting history for the benefit of an ideological war against this country.
Earlier in the month, a historian named Leslie M. Harris wrote an essay for Politico. According to National Review: “Harris claimed that Times fact-checkers reached out to her prior to the publication of the 1619 Project’s seminal essays to solicit her expertise on the relevant history involved. Harris wrote back to the fact-checkers, insisting that she ‘vigorously disputed’ the factual basis of one of the project’s central claims.”
What claim was she heavily contesting? The following passage from the Project: “Conveniently left out of our Founding mythology is the fact that one of the primary reasons the colonists decided to declare their independence from Britain was because they wanted to protect the institution of slavery.”
This, Harris contends, is not factually accurate (unsurprisingly). The entire reason behind the Project’s absurd claim is because of the Dunmore Proclamation, a proclamation made by the British governor of Virginia, Lord Dunmore, that was meant to preserve his rule as a representative of the monarchy by “drawing the slaves of rebellious colonists into his militia in exchange for their freedom,” according to Phillip Magness of the American Institute for Economic Research.
Magness continued: “The Dunmore Proclamation revealed one of the many ways in which slavery cut across the other dividing lines of the revolutionary period, but it did not portend a coming general emancipation from the Crown. Indeed, most slave-owning colonists perceived the measure as an attempt to incite a slave revolt against opponents of the British rule, rather than a sign of slavery’s weakening position. The proclamation conveniently exempted the slaves of loyalist plantation owners, and Dunmore himself left a sordid record as supporter and beneficiary of slavery in the British colonial system. Meanwhile, as the long fight to abolish the institution made all too clear, supporters of slavery maintained a firm majority in the British Parliament at the time – and would continue in power for several decades to come.”
So it is not even remotely true that preserving slavery was a reason for the Revolutionary War. The Dunmore Proclamation, as Magness noted, was nothing but an attempt at crushing the rebellion by getting rid of revolutionary colonists’ slaves, promising them freedom if they fought for the Crown, while exempting loyalist colonists from that proclamation. Slaves were nothing but a tool, as they largely were considered back then, at furthering a goal.
But even then, the 1619 Project remains arrogant about its claim. While they offered a correction, it’s minimal. Instead of eliminating that factually-ignorant claim from its essays, the Project said that preserving slavery was the purpose of SOME colonists rather than all of them. But that claim IS STILL WRONG!
That, combined with the fact that the Project ignored or dismissed historians and fact-checkers who disagreed with their erroneous claims and dismissed the 1776 Project, a counter-project run by conservative African-Americans to maintain the fact that our founding was in 1776 and not when the first slaves arrived in 1619, shows that the point of the 1619 Project was never about simply revising and uncovering hidden histories of this country, but rather, destroying the very founding principles and concepts of this country, declaring everything from its governmental system to its economic system as stained and discredited as a result of its history of slavery (completely ignoring the fact that slavery was found in many other places around the world and still can be found in places like the Middle East and China).
The reason I make this assertion is because at the end of the aforementioned National Review article, we find: “[Magness’] piece… is worth reading in its entirety for its portrait of a project that succumbed to ideological ambition and, in so doing, lost a bit in the way of historical accuracy.”
The 1619 Project didn’t “succumb” to ideological ambition. Ideological ambition WAS ITS ENTIRE PURPOSE! It was never meant to be a recounting of our nation’s history, it was meant to be a REWRITING of our nation’s history, seeking to delegitimize our nation’s institutions. One of the sociologists brought in by the Project basically admits as much, having essentially argued that the country’s plantation economy stained and discredited modern American capitalism.
The entire point of this project wasn’t to offer a plausible alternative to the typical founding story we are taught in school. It wasn’t supposed to be about uncovering a secret truth behind our nation’s founding that has been buried for centuries. It was always supposed to be an ideological piece to fuel a war on American institutions and its very legitimacy. So for the writer at National Review to suggest it succumbed to ideological ambition, losing “a bit in the way of historical accuracy” is not putting it the right way.
This is the New York Times we’re talking about; some of the same people that right now (and I am about to break my promise about not taking about the Wuhan virus) are deflecting the blame from China for the damage it has caused the entire world as a result of the Chinese coronavirus that originated in China and has spread because of the CCP’s negligence (at best). The same people that lionized Chinese Communist dictator Mao Zedong in remembering his death back in September and absolved radical Islamic terrorists from any blame for the 9/11 attacks on the WTC during the 18-year anniversary.
Do you really think anyone at the New York Times would do honest research and fact-checking for a revising of history like the 1619 Project, leaving any semblance of ideological ambition or politics out of it? They do not care about history, as those two examples with Mao and the 9/11 remembrance tweets show. They care about setting a narrative and nothing more.
They cared about one of the most evil people in the history of the world seeming like an innocent son of a peasant farmer rising to the challenge of leading a nation and its people (conveniently leaving out his death toll standing in the tens of millions on the low end). They cared about the radical followers of a deadly religion by absolving them of any guilt on 9/11. They are not going to care about making this country look good or honest or legitimate. Whatever they can do to strip it of its legitimacy, they will do it, as evidenced by the fact that they dismissed any and all dissidents, including fact-checkers, numerous historians and a counter-project run by African-Americans who know the history of this country.
Their purpose, from the Project’s very conception, was bashing America and everything it stood for as being illegitimate because of its history of slavery, again, dismissing the fact that slavery has been used by practically every other country and is still widely used in Middle Eastern countries and in China (largely through concentration camps). History and facts were damned by these people and still continue to be. The ONLY reason they issued any sort of correction is because a fact-checker, whom they previously contacted and voiced her disagreement with a particular wild claim, wrote an essay for Politico that drew attention to the Project’s erroneous claim.
Their correction was barely even a correction, still implying that protecting slavery was the purpose of some of the colonists involved in the revolution, when there is no evidence to be found of that and the evidence USED by the Project does not show it. Again, the Dunmore Proclamation was just a method of snuffing out the rebellion, not a measure by the Crown and British Parliament to attempt to abolish slavery in the colonies, particularly because slavery wouldn’t be abolished in Great Britain until 1833, nearly 60 years after the revolution.
The reason for this Project in the first place is because the Left hates this country and thinks it illegitimate, arguing with whatever load of crap they can to deceive as many people as possible.
2 Thessalonians 2:3
“Let no one deceive you in any way. For that day will not come, unless the rebellion comes first, and the man of lawlessness is revealed, the son of destruction.”
Author: Freddie Marinelli.
For the past few weeks, people like Jim Acosta, Joe Biden, Chris Cuomo and other Left-wing nuts have tried to insist to people that calling the Coronavirus “Wuhan Virus” was racist and xenophobic, even though that is the place of origin for the virus and Wuhan is a place, not a nationality or a race, and even though the media had been calling it the “Wuhan Virus” before anyone in the Trump administration was calling it that. I had debated with myself if I should call the virus “Wuhan Virus” just to annoy the idiots that say it’s “racist” or “xenophobic”, but the reason I will now largely call it the Wuhan Virus is because China, aided by the mainstream media, is trying to peddle the conspiracy theory that the virus was actually AMERICA’S fault.
You see, Chinese government officials have been trying to frame the United States as being the reason for the virus in the first place, with Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian saying on Twitter that “it might be US army who brought the epidemic to Wuhan”, which is nothing more than a conspiracy theory, as he presented no evidence to support his claims.
But that didn’t stop Yahoo News from insinuating that there was actual doubt about the origins of the virus. “China, US spar over origin of coronavirus,” reads their title, which, as always, is largely fake news.
No one (serious) is sparring about the origin of the virus (though I have seen some idiots on Twitter peddle this garbage as well). Mike Pompeo and others in the Trump administration, including the president himself, have called it the Wuhan Virus and have said it came from China. The Chinese are now saying that it’s the Americans who are at fault here, not themselves, despite the mountain of evidence to the contrary.
To their credit, Yahoo News didn’t simply post the Chinese side of the fictitious story and noted that few people outside of the Chinese government are buying what it is selling. Dali Yang, a political science professor at the University of Chicago, was interviewed by Yahoo News and said that China’s reason for promoting the conspiracy theory is “to divert from domestic discontent” over how they handled the outbreak, which has killed over 3,100 people in the country.
So pretty much everyone knows that the Chinese government lies about pretty much everything and tends to shut down anyone who might say something the government doesn’t like, and “shutting down” sometimes means outright execution.
Not that that’s going to stop the fake news media, as NBC News picked up the story as well: “Coronavirus: Chinese official suggests U.S. Army to blame for outbreak,” was the headline of the story, followed by a quote of the Lijian tweet. Missing from the headline? THE FACT THAT THE CHINESE OFFICIAL PRESENTED NO EVIDENCE AND THE MEDIA ALWAYS ADDS “WITHOUT EVIDENCE” WHEN TRUMP SUGGESTS ANYTHING!
Not one word about it being unconfirmed or a baseless conspiracy theory, only that the Chinese official “suggested” it, as though there is some level of validity to his claim, of which there is NONE.
Now, allow me to present to you the mountain of evidence that points to the Chinese lying their butts off to try and make themselves look good and frame everything on America.
First, and perhaps most interestingly, the conspiracy theory regarding American military having brought the virus to China is contradicted by THE CHINESE CDC BACK IN JANUARY!
Back in January, roughly a month after the outbreak began in Wuhan, Gao Fu, the head of the Chinese CDC, said “we now know the source of the virus is wild animals sold at the seafood market” in Wuhan.
Now, much like everything else regarding what the Chinese are telling us, I’ll take that with a massive grain of salt, because the city of Wuhan is home to a large virus lab, the Wuhan Institute of Virology. Now, I’m not the Chinese, I’m not going to peddle a conspiracy theory that that was the real origin of the virus without any evidence, which I do not have. However, I know the Chinese lie all the time, and their current claims for the origin of the virus are obvious lies, so I wouldn’t be surprised if the virus did originate in that lab, particularly since the government shut down any and all people who tried to sound the alarm on the virus back in December.
But for the purposes of this argument, let’s say that Gao Fu was telling the truth and the origin of the virus was a wild animal that infected a human (though there are no details about how exactly that happened) at a sea food market. That still points the origin of the virus squarely on the city of Wuhan. So it directly contradicts Zhao’s and the Chinese government’s attempts at shifting the blame off themselves and unto the U.S.
Now, let us look at some more evidence of the Chinese government’s utter failure, their lies and deceptive actions, and why the media is doing a disservice trying to paint China in a positive light since they have sort of contained the virus as of late.
From the South China Morning Post: “As China battles to contain the new coronavirus epidemic, questions are being asked about the failure of its multimillion-dollar, state-of-the-art early warning system, set up in the wake of the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) outbreak which cost the country 349 lives and more than 200 billion yuan (US$28.6 billion) in economic losses.”
Yang Gonghuan, the former CDC deputy director, told the SCMP: “We spent 730 million yuan to build a reporting and early warning system for the CDC after Sars. It did well for the avian flu and plague, although they were of much smaller scale than the coronavirus.”
“For the whole of December when the disease happened, I have learned that the system was not put into use. I was very surprised at the time. This [failure] actually exemplifies a lot of the problems that are happening in China today.”
The SCMP said: “A leaked document from Wuhan Central Hospital – one of the designated facilities for Covid-19 patients – this week indirectly confirmed that the early warning system was not activated during the early period of the outbreak.”
“The document showed doctors were under instructions not to report any cases until they had been vetted and approved by their supervisors. They were also forbidden from disclosing any information to the public without permission.”
“Doctors said they stayed away from infectious disease cases to avoid trouble. Wei Peng, a doctor at a fever clinic in a Wuhan community hospital, said he had no knowledge of the CDC early warning system and would not have bothered to use it even if he had. ‘There is no gain for you if you report. No one would blame you if you didn’t,’ he said, describing the process of reporting as ‘tedious trouble.’”
“Doctors who did speak out in the early days of the outbreak faced consequences. Ai Fen, head of Wuhan Central Hospital’s emergency department, was muzzled by local authorities after raising the alarm without permission at the end of December.”
“Another doctor, Li Wenliang, shared her information privately with a group of medical school alumni and was reprimanded by local police for ‘spreading rumors.’ Weeks later, Li was killed by the disease and was hailed in China as a whistle-blower and a martyr.”
All of these things only serve to further show the horrors of communism and the slimy nature of those at the top of such a governmental system. The doctors felt no need to report on any of it because they would only be PUNISHED by the government for doing so. The ones who did try to sound the alarm on it were SHUT DOWN, with one of them having been used as a martyr, much like Islamic terrorists use evil people like Soleimani and other bastard terrorists as “martyrs for a good cause”.
What’s more, the SCMP continues: “Questions have also been raised by the revelation – in a report by Communist Party journal Qiushi in mid-February – that China’s leadership was fully informed about the outbreak as early as January 7, two weeks before President Xi Jinping publicly urged an all-out effort to contain the new disease.”
“Meanwhile, official reports have documented that leading experts from China’s National Health Commission made two separate visits to Wuhan, just a week apart in early January, and reported no evidence of human transmission of the virus. It has since emerged that there was evidence of human transmission occurring in Wuhan as early as December.”
So they knew about the outbreak long before they enacted any measures to attempt to contain it (this essentially nukes any arguments that China did the West a favor, as some in the MSM are trying to suggest) and people in the NHC lied about a lack of evidence of human transmission of the virus, when there actually was evidence of it, whether it was to appease the leaders or to benefit them.
And the Left thinks China is a model for the rest of the world, particularly the U.S.? Practically everything they throw at Trump – that he’s a dictator, that he is incompetent, that he doesn’t care about people – is WHAT THE CHINESE GOVERNMENT ACTUALLY REPRESENTS! THEY are the actual, literal dictators, they are incompetent (at best) and totally uncaring!
And the media does the work for them, in trying to shut down people who call it its rightful name: Wuhan Virus. They do the Chinese bidding with some of them saying the Chinese are effective in their efforts to contain the virus when that is patently untrue. They help them out by saying that the Chinese are better than the Americans because the Chinese are sending aide to Italy while we are banning travel to and from Italy, despite the fact that we have been sending aide to BOTH CHINA AND OTHER COUNTRIES AFFECTED BY THE VIRUS and that the ONLY reason China is helping Italy is because, according to David Vance of altnewsmedia.net:
“Many Italians in Northern Italy sold their leather goods and textiles companies to China. Italy then allowed 100,000 Chinese from Wuhan/Wenzhou to move to Italy to work in these factories, with direct Wuhan flights. Result: Northern Italy is Europe’s hotspot for Wuhan Coronavirus.”
This means that the Chinese are only “helping” their own investments in Italy. They don’t give a damn about their own people, why would they care about the Italians? It’s the investments that they care about, not the people.
And yet, you have idiots like Ian Bremmer saying that China is better because they are “helping” the Italians while we are cutting off travel there. This guy is doing the bidding of the Chinese and the larger Enemy of the People, the Mainstream Media, is peddling Chinese propaganda and legitimizing the conspiracy theories coming out of China.
And then they wonder why exactly it is that we and the President of the United States call them “the enemy of the people”. What a bad joke these people are.
“And Jesus answered them, ‘See that no one leads you astray.’”
Author: Freddie Marinelli.
For the past couple of months, President Trump has been trying to keep the Coronavirus from being anywhere near as devastating here as it has been in Italy, South Korea, Iran and China, where the virus has been at its worst, while also attempting to calm down a panicked stock market that has seen days of thousand-point crashes and thousand-point surges (most recently, it’s just been crashing). Regardless of what the President does, however, it is utterly wrong in the eyes of a bloodthirsty media who had been desperate for something, anything, that would destroy Trump, even if at the cost of Americans’ livelihoods and lives.
And this last Wednesday, the President issued an address from the Oval Office in which he detailed what steps his administration had already taken, what steps it would heretofore be taking both health-wise and financially, and reassuring the American people that this is merely a temporary setback in what has been, for the past three years, a booming economy (and the economy is still doing well outside the stock market, as weekly jobless claims fell to 211,000 v 218,000 expected, so more good economic news that would otherwise lead to market rallies).
But what has the enemy of the people, the fake news media, talked about as a response? The fact that President Trump noted that the virus came from China, which Jim Acosta and Joe Biden believe is racist and xenophobic to point out (even though it’s an irrefutable fact and China is to blame for the virus spreading as bad as it has within the mainland and in the rest of the world due to trying to shut people who would talk about it down and keeping the WHO and CDC from helping them back in December), and, funny enough, that he wasn’t specific enough about what the American people should do (even though he was).
Here are the most important parts of the President’s address:
“Our team is the best anywhere in the world. At the very start of the outbreak, we instituted sweeping travel restrictions on China and put in place the first federally mandated quarantine in over 50 years. We declared a public health emergency and issued the highest level of travel warning on other countries as the virus spread its horrible infection.”
For those who said that Trump wasn’t doing enough (which the media had been saying pretty much all of February and early March before the address), that is patently untrue. Chuck Schumer had offered his opinion on that travel restriction on China and believed it was fueled by Trump’s “racism” and “xenophobia”. They thought he was overreacting in January but switched it up to “he’s not doing enough” when they accused him of saying that the virus was “a hoax” when in reality, he was referring to the Democrats’ and mainstream media’s politicization of the virus as being his fault (remember when an NYT op-ed suggested people call it the “Trumpvirus”? Because I do).
The President was the first one to take this seriously, appointing VP Pence as head of the Coronavirus Task Force, which members of the media and Democrats mocked because he supposedly “doesn’t believe in science”, coming from the people who believe in anthropogenic climate change and that there are a bazillion genders.
Anyone claiming he had not been doing enough or that he was underreacting to the coronavirus is simply either wrong or lying.
Continuing: “To keep new cases from entering our shores, we will be suspending all travel from Europe to the United States for the next 30 days. The new rules will go into effect Friday at midnight. These restrictions will be adjusted subject to conditions on the ground.”
“There will be exemptions for Americans who have undergone appropriate screenings, and these prohibitions will not only apply to the tremendous amount of trade and cargo, but various other things as we get approval. Anything coming from Europe to the United States is what we are discussing. These restrictions will also not apply to the United Kingdom.” (Worth mentioning that the President misspoke here and the prohibitions won’t affect trade and cargo, only travelers).
“Earlier this week, I met with the leaders of health insurance industry who have agreed to waive all copayments for coronavirus treatments, extend insurance coverage to these treatments, and to prevent surprise medical billing.”
“Additionally, last week, I signed into law an $8.3 billion funding bill to help CDC and other government agencies fight the virus and support vaccines, treatments, and distribution of medical supplies. Testing and testing capabilities are expanding rapidly, day by day.”
“My administration is coordinating directly with communities with the largest outbreaks, and we have issued guidance on school closures, social distancing, and reducing large gatherings.”
“For all Americans, it is essential that everyone take extra precautions and practice good hygiene. Each of us has a role to play in defeating this virus. Wash your hands, clean often-used surfaces, cover your face and mouth if you sneeze or cough, and most of all, if you are sick or not feeling well, stay home.”
Someone should tape that last part of his address to Brian Stelter’s office door (if he has one) because following the address, he tweeted: “Trump’s Oval Office address was exactly what his Fox wingmen needed – now Sean Hannity et al can celebrate the new travel ban – while evading the real scourge of community spread within the US.”
He also replied to someone, saying: “Get specific, dude. Have you heard Trump or Hannity fully address what the US should do to stop community spread?”
I get the feeling Brian wasn’t actually paying attention to what the President was saying, otherwise he wouldn’t be qualified to work at CNN. The President was very specific, right at that point where I stopped quoting him, about what people should do to prevent themselves from getting the virus: practice good hygiene, wash your hands, maintain cleanliness in your home, cover your face and mouth when sneezing or coughing so as to not harm someone else, and stay home if you are feeling unwell.
What part of that was not specific, Brian?
In any case, the President continued by saying: “To ensure that working Americans impacted by the virus can stay home without fear of financial hardship, I will soon be taking emergency action, which is unprecedented, to provide financial relief. This will be targeted for workers who are ill, quarantined, or caring for others due to coronavirus.”
“[T]o provide extra support for American workers, families and businesses, tonight I am announcing the following additional actions: I am instructing the Small Business Administration to exercise available authority to provide capital and liquidity to firms affected by the coronavirus.”
“Finally, I am calling on Congress to provide Americans with immediate payroll tax relief.”
Could you believe that the Left and fake news media is taking issue with people keeping more of their money and limiting travel to areas that have been horribly affected by the virus?
They really do want us all sick, dying and poor if it helps them defeat Donald Trump. These people are sick and I don’t mean with the coronavirus.
When sparing the CCP’s feelings by avoiding recognizing the virus came from China is more important than taking this seriously; when attacking the President for “not doing enough” and then attacking him for “doing too much” is more important than people’s health and safety; when any narrative that helps them, even at the expense of the American people, is more important than the health of said people, you know you are dealing with some scum-of-the-earth type of people.
At no point was Trump downplaying this and it’s better for him to overreact with travel restrictions (I still don’t know how that is an overreaction) and financial aid to people who could be affected than to actually downplay it and underreact (as the media and the Left believed he should’ve done back in January, when he was leading everyone else on this).
The destruction of their political opponent is more important than your health and safety. And they want to claim he is the tyrant and that he is Putin-like?
“Beware of false prophets who come to you in sheep’s clothing but inwardly are ravenous wolves.”
Author: Freddie Marinelli.
I am not even a little bit surprised that the Left is seeing this virus, which puts people’s health at risk and causes literal DEATHS to some, to be an opportunity to attack Trump relentlessly regardless of what he does, what measures he takes, what he says and what his response is at any point. These people are fundamentally rotten and view anything that is bad for people as a positive if the current administration is one they do not like. Any catastrophe is celebrated by these people and they want the Coronavirus to be as devastating as the Plague, provided they do not contract it or suffer from it in the slightest.
So, when the President, who has been taking the virus seriously and taken measures to mitigate its spread in the country since January in moves that have been attacked by the Left as “too radical” and “based on his racism” or dumb crap like that, tweets numbers that are used to put into perspective how needless the panic driven by the media has been, it’s equally as unsurprising that the Left would have a problem with it. Let me briefly explain just what it was that the President tweeted that has these people reacting so negatively.
Recently, Trump tweeted: “So last year 37,000 Americans died from the common Flu. It averages between 27,000 and 70,000 per year. Nothing is shut down, life & the economy go on. At this moment there are 546 confirmed cases of CoronaVirus, with 22 deaths. Think about that!”
Obviously, this has led some on the Left to say that he is downplaying the virus (again, he acted with seriousness far earlier than these people did) and claiming that he is saying that it’s “just the flu” even though at no point did he ever say that.
Here are the facts regarding Coronavirus. First, there is no vaccine or medicine that outright prevents or cures it. Efforts should be made towards achieving that, but Coronavirus is nothing like the Plague or anything that would be a threat to our civilization as the Left has suggested. While there is no vaccine that prevents it or medicine that cures it, people are recovering from it just fine, as we will soon see.
The incubation period, or the time someone usually has the disease, is 2-14 days with an average of 5.2 days, according to Worldometers’ page on the Coronavirus. The maximum recorded incubation period is 27 days.
Second, there are 554 confirmed cases in the U.S. (a few more than the President said, but again, according to Worldometers), with 22 dead (with 15 of those people having died in a single retirement home in the failing communist State of Washington) and 15 people who have recovered. 472 tests have been carried out, though the last tallied test was in March 1st. The cases per 1 million residents is pretty low in comparison to other nations. Cases per 1M residents in the U.S. is 1.7.
In Italy, 23,345 tests have been made, 7,375 confirmed cases have been found, 366 people have died, 622 have recovered and cases per 1M residents stands at 122. In Iran, there is no data to be found about the number of tests (because it’s Iran), 6,566 confirmed cases, 194 dead, 2,134 people recovered and cases per 1m is 78.2. In South Korea, 109,591 tests have been carried out, 7,382 confirmed cases, 53 dead, 116 recovered and cases per 1m is 144.
These are among the highest in the world, so they are a bit of an outlier, but the U.S. is also really low, so it is also a bit of an outlier. The U.K. has seen 278 confirmed cases, with 3 dead and 18 recovered, with cases per 1m being 4.1.
In China, the origin of the Wuhan Virus (which some people on the Left claim calling it that is “racist” showing just how unserious they are about this virus), we find that there are 80,738 confirmed cases, 3,120 people have died, 58,624 have recovered and cases per 1m stands at 56.1. Now, we should take these figures with a grain of salt because the Chicoms likely want to make the numbers seem better than they might actually be so that their markets don’t take so much of a hit, but I doubt these numbers are all that far away from the truth.
Third, the mortality rate is rather low, at least for healthy people under 70. Male mortality rate for COVID-19 stands at 2.8%, while female mortality rate stands at 1.7%. By age, those 80 and older have a mortality rate of 14.8%. 70-79, 8.0%. 60-69, 3.6%. 50-59, 1.3% and those younger than 50 have less than half a percentage point of mortality rate. This means that the vast majority of people who contract the virus will be fine, provided they are relatively young and healthy. (Also, rate of infection seems to be plateauing in China and in many places in the world).
There have been a total of 3,892 deaths around the world according to Johns Hopkins University. This year, 91,125 people have died from the seasonal flu. Some might try and argue that comparing the two is illogical since one of them has a vaccine, can be treated by antibiotics and statistics are fairly predictable while the other does not have a vaccine, has no known cure and statistics are not predictable, but I disagree that they are incomparable. These are two illnesses that have fairly similar symptoms and can cause health problems and death, but one of them has far fewer deaths, far lower a mortality rate (the flu's is counted as the whole population as opposed to the number of people who get it) and is somehow a bigger story than the other, despite it being far less fatal.
I’ve said in the past that I don’t know what will happen with Coronavirus in the future. However, the low mortality rate and the fact that plenty of people are recovering from it tells me this virus is not as bad as the Left and those in the media would want us to think. It’s far from a death sentence, as far more people have recovered (62,392) than have died (3,892) from it. Even if we do not take China’s numbers to be accurate, we can still see decent recovery rates from countries like Italy, South Korea and the U.K., who are not as likely to manipulate their numbers to benefit their economies, so recovery rate should still be good.
The point the President was trying to get across is that panic is what is driving the stock market down far more than the virus itself and he is trying to calm people down with some figures because it’s clear that the Coronavirus is not as big a deal as the media and the Left pretend it is. Make no mistake, neither he nor I are saying it’s a nothingburger or that it’s completely irrelevant. People are suffering from it, people are dying from it and it’s affecting plenty of people. However, there are diseases that have affected far more people with far less of an impact on the stock market. Trump sees what this coronavirus scare is for what it is: a scare. A scare that the media is all-too happy to put into people’s lives if it means getting rid of Trump come November (and I predict this entire thing to be over before the summer). And it’s that scare that Trump was referring to when he used the word “hoax.” He didn’t call the virus itself a hoax, but the scare and panic the Left was driving. THAT is the hoax.
Trump isn’t downplaying the Coronavirus. Again, he’s taken action to mitigate this in the U.S. since before there was even a confirmed case in the country and the Left was saying he was propagating “racism” with imposing travel bans to and from China and other countries that have the virus. So don’t tell me Trump isn’t taking this seriously or hasn’t been taking this seriously. For crying out loud, Ted Lieu told people not to call it the “Wuhan Virus” because people might take offense to it, despite the fact that naming a virus after the place it came from is common practice (need I point out that Ebola, the Spanish Flu, MERS and a slew of other diseases are named after their place of origin?). If we are prioritizing political correctness, then we aren’t taking it seriously and that is what the Left is clearly doing here (apart from clearly trying to politicize the virus).
What Trump is doing is telling those who are panicking to put things into perspective so they stop panicking so much. Take caution, practice good hygiene and avoid going places where you have a high risk of contracting the virus, but don’t pretend this is the Bubonic Plague and panic about what this will mean for the economy. The economy apart from the stock market is flourishing. 273,000 jobs were created in February and almost the same amount in January, despite what the Coronavirus is doing. Unemployment is still at 50-year lows. Oil prices are going down, which will hurt oil companies and states that benefit from oil like Texas and Louisiana, but the consumer and other companies will benefit from lower prices (if oil costs less, manufacturing and transportation will increase, which will increase supply, drive down prices of goods, drive up demand, and drive up profits).
Trump is simply fighting back, as he always does, against the narrative the media wants to drive.
“Therefore, having put away falsehood, let each one of you speak the truth with his neighbor, for we are members one of another.”
Author: Freddie Marinelli.
The very same people that tell us what the temperature will be in 100 years and the people that tell us the Green New Deal and Medicare-for-All are both affordable government measures are incapable of doing math (which is likely why they believe the things they believe).
Last week, MSNBC’s Brian Williams, the guy who practically embodies the term “fake news”, and NYT Editorial Board Member Mara Gay showed their inability to do even basic math or even have the intuition to check someone else’s atrocious math with a quick calculation on their phones.
The two were discussing a tweet made by someone (who originally also made a mathematical error and these two went along with it) regarding the amount of money failed presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg spent on his campaign.
This is what the tweet said: “Bloomberg spent $500 million on ads. The U.S. population, 327 million. He could have given each American $1 million and have had lunch money left over.” Instead of pointing out how disastrously wrong that math was, Williams and Gay went along with it. Williams said: “It’s an incredible way of putting it.” Gay parroted that statement, saying: “It’s an incredible way of putting it. It’s true. It’s disturbing.”
And now we know why unaffordable proposals like the GND and M4A are so attractive to these people: they literally cannot do the math to find that those things really are unaffordable. They will simply hear Bernie say that he has a $40 trillion or so plan to pay for these communist proposals, even though there would still be another $30-50 trillion that would need to be spent in order to cover everything, and will believe Bernie found a way to pay for it all.
No, Brian and Mara, it’s not an “incredible way of putting it” because it’s a mathematically illiterate way to put it. It’s not “true” or “disturbing”. What’s really disturbing is these people’s clear inability to do basic math.
Even worse than that, though, is their unwillingness to verify facts (then again, this is Brian Williams and a member of the NYT editorial board, so what do I expect?). $500 million divided amongst 327 million people equals $1.53. An easy way to find this is using the calculator function in one’s own phone, inputting “500/327” and you will find the result being 1.5290, etc., 1.53, rounding up. This is because when we are discussing numbers in zeroes, those zeroes get cancelled out. 500,000,000 divided by 327,000,000 will cancel out all the zeroes, leave 500/327, and you get 1.53.
This is so simple to do that I did it in less than 5 seconds on my phone. But these two imbeciles saw that that erroneous tweet, regardless of how mathematically illiterate it is, pushed their anti-billionaire narrative and presented them with an opportunity to “dunk” on Bloomberg and his greed or whatever.
The narrative is always what’s important to these people, as shown by the fact that the person who originally tweeted that erroneous mathematical tweet DOUBLED DOWN on his error and tweeted: “blah blah math blah blah people are telling me my numbers are wrong but the point still stands: he could easily afford to give everyone $1 million and literally never notice.”
Let’s do the math, then, shall we? What’s 327 million times 1 million? If you put it in your calculator, it would show the following: 3.27x1014. That’s $327 TRILLION. According to World Population Review, the total world GDP is only $91.98 trillion. If Mike Bloomberg had $327 trillion, he would have more than 3.5 TIMES the total world GDP BY HIMSELF. So the guy is so wrong in so many ways. Primarily, in terms of his calculations. He didn’t even admit that he was wrong about his original tweet, just said that others pointed out his error. He just assumed everyone else was stupid and that Bloomberg really could give everyone in the country a million dollars and not suffer a dent in his bank account.
But here’s the funny part: even if Pythagoras over here actually was right and Bloomberg did have $327 trillion, he’d still be wrong to say it wouldn’t do anything because it would take ALL OF THAT MONEY to give everyone in the country a million dollars. So it’s absolutely wrong that Bloomberg could give everyone in America that kind of money and not suffer financially.
But again, it’s not exactly surprising that these people are so mathematically illiterate. They rely on “experts” to tell them what is and is not affordable, and generally, the “experts” on the Democrat side will say that pretty much everything is affordable and that there shouldn’t be any worries nor questions about the math being used.
Brian Williams and Mara Gay fully believed the easy-to-catch mathematical error because they either A) really did believe the math checked out, B) the narrative worked in their favor or C) a little bit (or a lot) of both. They didn’t question the math or even think to verify if it was right. Again, this is MSNBC’s Brian Williams and a member of the NYT, so facts are entirely irrelevant to these people, but still.
This only goes to show the failure of the education system in this country. GROWN ADULTS are incapable of doing basic math and are so politically biased that they don’t even think to check if a mathematical calculation could be wrong because doing so would rob them of the opportunity to spread their agenda.
Look, I wasn’t expecting either of these two to be able to do the math on their head immediately and come up with that $1.53 answer without a calculator or their phone. I, myself, had to rely on my phone to check the actual answer. But they didn’t even question it, no red flags were raised about it, nothing. They took it at face value. They didn’t stop to think “hey, that doesn’t sound right.” And it’s not just them, it’s everyone involved in that panel who also didn’t think to check because they also had an opportunity to verify and still went ahead and ran with that segment.
Not one of them thought that 500 million divided by 327 million shouldn’t still end with a million anything. Again, those zeroes cancel out when doing division. No such alarms blared in their heads at any point in time. And yet, they say they “believe in science”, or at least the “science” that pushes their Left-wing narratives, like anthropogenic climate change, the theory of evolution, and “men can be women and vice versa”.
Again, it’s plain to see just why these people support things like the GND and M4A: they literally cannot do the math to verify that they are utterly unaffordable and that heavy tax burdens and increases would have to take place in order to even remotely hope to attempt to pay for a fraction of this communist garbage.
This is also fairly clear in the fact that, when people are told that their taxes would have to increase in order to pay for Medicare-for-All, support for the socialized medicine program sinks like a rock.
And make no mistake, this is all by design. Earlier, I said it was the failure of the American education system, but given it’s been run by Leftists for half a century at this point, it clearly was intended for people to be this mathematically illiterate. Insane and unaffordable communist proposals don’t seem so insane and unaffordable when people have this level of educational deficiency.
We see that they can’t do math, and we also see that young people believe communism is a good thing because its reality is not being taught. They aren’t learning about the famines or the hardships of the Soviet Union under Stalin, Khrushchev, etc. Heck, I didn’t learn about those things either until I HAD TO LOOK THEM UP MYSELF! Wanna know what I was taught? That the mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell, A2 + B2 = C2, and that Columbus sailed the ocean blue in 1492 (and given his infamous status among students in this day and age, I doubt that last one will even be taught anymore). That’s it, we didn’t learn about the horrible nature of communism and its authoritarian and dictatorial nature. Everything I know about communism, I had to learn outside of school because the Marxist teachers wouldn’t dare tell the truth about that garbage philosophy: that it’s total garbage.
Williams and Gay (and Mr. Pythagoras) aren’t simply the result of a failed education system; they’re its goal. The system in place doesn’t educate our youth, it indoctrinates them.
This is why the fight against communism on American soil must begin, first at home, but then also at schools because that is where these young communists are coming from.
2 Timothy 3:13
“While evil people and impostors will go on from bad to worse, deceiving and being deceived.”
Author: Freddie Marinelli.
After the big Super Tuesday results surprisingly showing Joe Biden with a delegate lead over Bernie Sanders, two of the, at the time, remaining five candidates dropped out: Michael Bloomberg, who dropped out soon after winning American Samoa (and spending the equivalent of 76% of the territory’s GDP in ads) and more recently, Elizabeth Warren, who dropped out the day the previous article came out.
Unsurprisingly, a CNN panel pondered if the reason Warren performed so poorly (as well as the other women who were in the race) is because of blatant sexism, very conveniently leaving out the part that this is entirely a Democrat process and the vast majority of people voting in the Democrat primaries are Democrats.
Don Lemon, the dumbest and most racist man on television, began by saying: “I want to bring it now to the women who are here to talk about that. You have these women, these very strong, very powerful, very smart women in this race. You had Hillary Clinton, who is defeated despite winning the popular vote. You have Elizabeth Warren who didn’t do well, Amy Klobuchar who has dropped out of this race. You had this very diverse Democratic Party and then you have the women, you have all the white guys who have the delegates. What’s going on here?”
The Daily Beast’s Jackie Kucinich said that Klobuchar lost because she was lacking in funds, but then said this for Warren: “If just the fact that this ground game did not turn out votes for her, did not get people to the polls for Elizabeth Warren is really – there’s really a lot of digging as to why that didn’t happen, whether it’s sexism, whether it’s the fact someone did just change their mind. I heard women when I was in Iowa tell me ‘we’re Warren fans,’ we’re worried that people – they liked Warren, they heard her speak. They went to the polls and then they were worried that a woman couldn’t beat Donald Trump.”
If they really were worried that a woman couldn’t beat Trump, doesn’t that speak more about DEMOCRATS’ sexism than anything else? This isn’t about the entire country. In 2016, Hillary lost because she was unlikeable, was a terrible candidate and ultimately lost the electoral vote, with the vast majority of the country voting in favor of Trump over her. Elizabeth Warren was Hillary if she sounded like the most annoying librarian in the world. Elizabeth Warren lied through her teeth and stabbed “her friend” Bernie Sanders in the back with a tomahawk by saying he said things that she had no proof he said. Elizabeth Warren practically stole every policy idea from Bernie, from the GND to Medicare-for-All, with just a few details changed.
But by all means, claim that it was sexism that destroyed Warren, because it falls entirely on the Democrat Party and its socialist base.
Karen Finney, who was also on the panel and was a spokesperson for the Hillary campaign in 2016, said: “When it comes to executive office, our country is still very uncomfortable with women in power, and that’s part of why women have to over credential again and again. So in ‘16, we said, she would be – Hillary Clinton would have been the most qualified, right? You’ve heard – and you also have heard both Klobuchar and Warren and certainly Kamala when she was still talking about their electability and remember that for women what goes into electability is ‘do I think she – I like her?’ We don’t care if we like male candidates or not. Men come into a race with the expectation that they’re qualified. Women have to prove themselves…”
What a load of crap. First, as I have said time and again here, this is not a matter of the entire country, but of the DEMOCRATS being sexist, if that’s the angle you’re going for. It’s not that Americans aren’t comfortable with a female president, because that’s not the case whatsoever. I’d be more than happy to vote for a female conservative Republican to be President of the United States. But funny enough, a female conservative Republican is not someone Leftists would ever want to vote for because she’d be a “traitor” to her gender, as though women belong to the Democrat Party (much like black people and Latinos are supposed to belong to the Democrat Party, a belief very much in line with the Party’s pro-slavery history).
Second, let’s look at all the people that have, at one point or another, been a Democrat candidate this primary cycle. We have Joe Biden, who is still in and in the lead, Bernie Sanders, who is also still in, and Tulsi Gabbard, who is also still in but the Democrats think she’s too “right-wing” despite how utterly laughable that is (and let’s not forget she’s also a woman, and a woman of color, at that, and yet, the sexist and racist Democrats don’t want her).
The people who withdrew after the Iowa caucuses include: Elizabeth Warren, the aforementioned woman who apparently can’t get a fair shake; Michael Bloomberg, the guy practically no one liked; Amy Klobuchar, Mayor Pete, Tom Steyer, Deval Patrick, Michael Bennet and Andrew Yang. Among these people, one of them is black, another one is Asian, and another one is gay. Surely, with the line of thinking the CNN panel is using, Democrat voters are also racist and homophobic, as well as sexist for Warren and Klobuchar dropping out!
The people who withdrew before Iowa include: John Delaney, Cory Booker, Marianne Williamson, Julian Castro, Steve Bullock and Joe Sestak. We find two men of color, two women and one of those women is a woman of color.
Finally, the people who withdrew before appearing on any primary ballots include: Wayne Messam, Beto O’Rourke, Tim Ryan, Bill de Blasio, Kirsten Gillibrand, Seth Moulton, Jay Inslee, Kamala Harris, John Hickenlooper, Mike Gravel, Eric Swalwell and Richard Ojeda. Out of all these people, only two are people of color and two are women. The rest are all white men (with one pretending he is Latino with his name).
The reason for me bringing this up is that there are PLENTY of men who voters did not want or support and did not think would be a good candidate to run against Trump. Elizabeth Warren made it to the final four and there is still a woman in this race but these people don’t want to cover her whatsoever. The idea that women have to over-credential themselves and sell themselves more than men do is idiotic. And, even if that really were to be the case here, and women do really have to over-credential themselves, WE ARE TALKING ABOUT DEMOCRATS! So if there is unfairness and sexism and bigotry here, it’s THE DEMOCRATS that are showing it, not the country as a whole.
For all of the minority candidates who dropped out, we had story after story asking if people were racist because those candidates failed in their effort to be the Party’s nominee. But each and every time, the question was poised as though it was THE ENTIRE COUNTRY’S FAULT THAT SUCH PEOPLE FAILED IN THE DEMOCRAT PARTY PRIMARIES!
Now, I’m not going to defend the Democrat base whatsoever because they are a bunch of communist loons. However, if the media is going to try and excuse these candidates’ pathetic efforts at being the party’s nominee by saying that it was racism and sexism’s fault, I am not going to let them get away with pinning the blame on the entirety of the country.
Like I pointed out, Tulsi is still in and she checks the “person of color” and “woman” boxes, and yet, they refuse to talk about her and cover her. Now, it’s down to two old white men, the demographic Democrats are supposed to hate, because of no one’s racism and sexism but the Democrats’, if that’s what you want to blame this on.
In any case, Finney then also went on to say that the electorate didn’t like that Warren was too harsh on Bloomberg, and Patty Solis Doyle, chief of staff for Joe Biden when he was Obama’s running mate, said: “I have to say this whole dynamic really upsets me. The fact that we’re even still talking about, ‘well, she can’t go too far, she can’t hit too hard.’ You know, in 2018, more women than ever before in our history ran for public office. More women than ever won public office. Women are going to be pivotal in this election. We started this presidential election with six women running, more than ever before in an election cycle. We’re down to two, and it really upsets me that someone like Elizabeth Warren, who was stellar on the debate stage, had a great organization, smart, tough, had resources, somehow just seemed to – has been like shoved aside and we don’t know why.”
I find that argument rather interesting, as women make up a decent portion of the Democrat Party and are the majority in this country at roughly 51% of the population. If Warren performed so poorly (even in her own state) then that means women were not particularly supportive of her. Maybe a good amount of them were, but considering how many women there are in general, if Bernie and Joe did better than her, wouldn’t one find more fault in the women who didn’t vote for Warren?
Doyle was acting as though Warren was THE candidate for women, and she may have tried to promote herself as that, but that clearly didn’t work and plenty of women didn’t go for her. Does that make those women sexist?
But to reiterate my overall point, I find it hilarious that these fake news people would try and pin this on “systemic sexism and racism” in the country when it is THE DEMOCRATS’ primaries that displayed people not voting for minorities or women. If these people really want to talk about voters being racist or sexist or whatever, they have to talk about the fact that these are DEMOCRAT voters, not all Americans.
Obviously, they aren’t going to do that. They never believe Democrats can be racist or sexist, even though that’s where we tend to find such bigotry. But even when they try and pin this on voters in general, avoiding talking about Democrats, they can’t help but invite people like me to call out their b.s. If “systemic racism and sexism” are what brought down the minority and female candidates, it’s all to be found exclusively on the Democrat side of things.
“Do you suppose, O man – you who judge those who practice such things and yet do them yourself – that you will escape the judgment of God?”
Author: Freddie Marinelli.
Before getting to the major points of this article, I would like to say that the title, I would hope, comes across as sarcastic, because some people may not quite get it in this day and age. I am not even a little bit surprised that The Boston Globe, long the biggest pushers for the hoax that Elizabeth Warren was Native American, ended up endorsing Elizabeth Warren. No one, I believe, should be surprised by this. But there is reason for me to talk about this, despite how obvious a result this was.
It’s not simply the actual endorsement that I want to cover, but the reasons The Boston Globe gives for endorsing her.
The Boston Globe begins by saying that they believe any of the Democrat candidates would be a better alternative to Donald Trump (yes, they even include Bloomberg, the closet communist, and Bernie Sanders, the out-of-the-closet communist), and gives brief “reasons” as to why. With Mayor Pete, they say he is “whip-smart and brings a war-zone veteran’s credibility to military matters.” Mayor Pete was an intel analyst targeting al-Qaeda’s finances. Granted, he was in some of the more dangerous areas to look for this intel, according to military documents acquired by The Hill (that are heavily redacted), but he was not engaged in combat while in the military (this isn’t meant to diminish the work that he did in serving this country, but it is meant to point out that he does not have “war-zone veteran” credibility).
They also say of Mayor Pete “his calmness under pressure creates a welcome contrast to a president who tweets insults at world leaders.” The world leaders we are talking about here are Kim Jong-un and the Ayatollah Khamenei, for the most part, who are both great enemies of the U.S., with Little Kim having essentially been tamed after finding out Trump is not the softy that Obama was and with the Ayatollah Khamenei finding out the same after his second-in-command was blown into pieces. He criticizes leaders from “allied” countries when they act against the interests of the United States because he wishes to advance the U.S., not help political enemies.
Of Joe Biden, they comment on his legislative “achievements”, such as the “Violence Against Women Act”, which criminalized violence against women. Wait, you’re telling me it was already illegal to be violent towards women and the bill practically achieved nothing? Huh. Of Bloomberg, they comment on his drive to enact gun control policies and “combat” climate change. Of Klobuchar, they praise her ability to “broker bipartisan deals” in a polarized Congress. And Bernie, they just like the fact that he “fights” inequality. Never mind the fact that he and I have an inequality in the number of houses we each own. Never mind that he has millions of dollars while I have substantially less.
But regardless of their praise of the other candidates (which really just shows they’re willing to sidle up to whomever wins the nomination), they, of course, say they believe Warren is best suited to take on and beat Trump, which is utterly laughable.
They say she wants to “defend the principles of democracy” despite the fact we are a Republic and, as such, we are not ruled by a mob that wishes to decide what happens in other states without the consent of people living in those states. She will “bring fairness to an economy that is excluding too many Americans”, despite the fact that we are experiencing record-low unemployment rates across the board and wages are going up, particularly for low-wage Americans, who are seeing wage growth at far higher rates than middle- and high-wage Americans. She would “fight the corruption and corporate influence that distort our politics”, despite the fact that she takes money from Planned Parenthood and other Leftist lobby groups.
Later on, The Boston Globe writes: “Fearless and brilliant on her feet, Warren has the greatest potential among the candidates to lay bare Trump’s weaknesses on a debate stage. The Senator gets the most mileage when she brings her fight not to caricatures of billionaires in wine caves but to the real people in the room with her – whether businessmen or bureaucrats – who have failed to fulfill the responsibilities of public service or whose plans for the country are half-baked or ill-conceived.” She literally stole her Medicare-for-All plan from Bernie and virtually everything else from him as well. If his plans are half-baked or ill-conceived, so are hers.
Warren also makes a priority to go after predatory lenders, despite the fact that government intrusion into the college system have created such predatory lenders in the first place. With college getting more and more expensive, high school graduates’ only options are to either go into massive amounts of debt or not go to college at all, if they cannot receive a scholarship (and scholarships only go so far). Warren would just put more government into a system that has far too much in it already, thus making things even worse.
The funny thing is that, at one point, the Boston Globe criticizes Sanders for adhering to his ideology and agenda despite facts and often evades precise figures. WARREN DOES THE EXACT SAME THING BECAUSE SHE OFTEN COPIES SANDERS! Despite how utterly ineffective, disastrous and not to mention unaffordable Medicare-for-All is, she still wishes to pursue it. She still wants a Green New Deal. It doesn’t matter if she wants to “tweak” them a little to make them a bit more “affordable”, because there is no making it affordable! We can hardly afford the government garbage we have today, given our ever-rising national debt.
And she wants to increase that debt exponentially?! Not to mention this is not exclusive to Warren either.
They say that she would tackle the NRA and fossil fuel industries for “thwarting legislative efforts” regarding gun control and climate change, the latter of which they falsely claim is a major priority for Americans. I’ve recently written an article talking about precisely this; about how a poll from Pew Research Center (so not exactly a right-wing surveyor) found “dealing with climate change” to be near the bottom in a list of priorities for Americans.
Elizabeth Warren would be no better a president than Sanders or any other Democrat, because she would be just as disastrous for this country as the rest of them. But as I stated previously, I’m not surprised that The Boston Globe would endorse her. For years, they had been pushing the hoax that Warren was Native American, even publishing her DNA results and claiming that she was Native American when the results showed she was less Native American than your average white person AT BEST, being 1/32nd Native American, and being FAR less Native than your average white person at 1/1024th Native American.
And let’s not forget that the DNA analysis was awfully flawed, extrapolating Native American DNA from LATIN AMERICANS as opposed to actual Native Americans, so the results could be even worse.
Not surprising in the least that a fake news publication would endorse their favorite fake Indian. And the reasons as to why are laughable at best.
“If a ruler listens to falsehood, all his officials will be wicked.”
Author: Freddie Marinelli.
Following the Las Vegas Democrat debate last week, Democrat candidate Mike Bloomberg’s online team put together a rather funny short video. The video depicts Michael Bloomberg on the debate stage saying: “I’m the only one here that I think that’s ever started a business. Is that fair?”
Obviously, the point of that was to highlight the fact that he was the only one that has any history in starting or even running a business, in response to the idea of having any of the socialists on that stage deciding what tax rates businesses should pay.
While originally, that little moment earned two seconds of silence because no one else on that stage had started a business, the video extended that time, with some scenes of the other candidates just standing there in complete silence and with some cricket noises added in to the background.
Obviously, it was meant to be humorous, which considering the utter lack of charisma and humor from the candidate himself, the campaign was in deep need of.
However, since the Left generally does not have a sense of humor, many in the mainstream media have sought to accuse Bloomberg and his team of producing a “doctored” video, saying he was intending to deceive people into believing there actually were 22 total seconds of silence from all the other candidates, until Bloomberg said “okay”, in the end.
While other MSM sources apart from The Washington Post discussed this in panels (because there definitely aren’t other things to attack Bloomberg over. Buying the primaries? Who wants to talk about that?), let’s focus primarily on what The Washington Post did which was to write an article on it, writing: “Late in the ninth Democratic debate, Bloomberg made this comment: ‘What I was going to say, maybe we want to talk about businesses. I’m the only one here that I think that’s ever started a business. Is that fair?’ Two seconds passed, and no one else on the stage answered. Bloomberg said, ‘Okay,’ and moved on.”
“The video takes that minor moment and stretches it to 22 seconds, with reaction shots that make the other candidates look troubled, embarrassed or confused. The video is silent except for cricket sounds… This is a case of what our guide (to “doctored” videos… yes, they really have one) labels as ‘Deceptive Editing,’ specifically a subcategory of ‘Omission’: ‘Editing out large portions from a video and presenting it as a complete narrative, despite missing key elements, is a technique used to skew reality.’”
Basically, they are completely taking seriously a video that was very clearly intended to poke fun at the other candidates and drive the point that Bloomberg was the only one that actually started a business, so in theory, he should have the most expertise on the topic of how the government ought to treat businesses (which is not necessarily true, because this guy is just as much of a commie as the other people on that stage, just hides it better than the rest). If anyone at all was actually convinced that, for a full 22 seconds, not a peep came out of any of the other candidates, that person needs to get himself an education.
Seriously, no one was deceived by the video because the video was not intended to deceive anyone. And yet, the WaPo says: “More than 2 million people had watched the video seven hours after it had been posted, so this is not a minor matter.” It isn’t a minor matter if you actually believe any one of those 2 million people could be or have been deceived by the video and would be more willing to support Bloomberg because of the “narrative” the video supposedly drives.
This is how little they think of the regular person, that they cannot discern reality from a “doctored” video. They actually believe “manipulated” videos like these can cause harm and willful disinformation. It’s not simply a matter that they do not have any sense of humor at all (though that’s also true); it’s a matter that they outright do not believe people have the intellectual capacity to tell that this video was edited and people need to be told that it was, and that the platform such videos appear on ought to do something about the video, otherwise it could cause people “harm”.
That word has been used so inappropriately and so regularly that it has lost its meaning. It used to be that something was harmful if it caused physical pain or injury, or maybe even psychological pain. But now, something can be “harmful” if it hurts your feelings and if something is simply untrue, even if it’s meant to be funny.
It’s the major reason why comedy is dying, because no one can stand a joke anymore if it isn’t directed at Trump or conservatives in general. Something can be deemed “harmful” for sensitive people if it simply is a matter of disagreement. It’s the excuse given by communists in social media for shutting down conservatives who dissent from the communist thought-group.
That Bloomberg video was, in itself, not harmful to anyone and anyone that claims it is harmful is either ultra-sensitive and would not be taken seriously by anyone who is remotely rational, or someone working for the propaganda arm of the Democrat Party, willfully deceiving people (while ironically not being accused of causing any harm as a result of their disinformation).
The Washington Post ultimately gave the Bloomberg video “Four Pinocchios”, saying: “Political ads can be fun and entertaining, but they shouldn’t be misleading. Anyone who had not seen the debate could have been easily misled into thinking the other candidates stood there in stunned silence for nearly half a minute. We’re taking a tough line on manipulated campaign videos before viewers are flooded with so many fakes that they have trouble knowing what is true. The Bloomberg campaign should label this as a parody or else take the video down.”
A few things to say about this. First, that wasn’t a political ad. It was a political video because the topic was the debate, but it wasn’t an ad. Bloomberg has spent far more than anyone else in this race on campaign ads. You know a Bloomberg ad when you see it, and that video was clearly not a political ad.
Second, no, not anyone who did not watch the debate would’ve been easily misled into thinking the other candidates just stood there in silence because no one (I would hope) is quite that stupid. It was pretty clear that the video was not trying to say that they all stood there for a full 22 seconds without saying a word. No one who has seen a debate would believe that anyone would go that long without speaking, including the debate moderators or even the audience.
Third, spare me the b.s. white knighting against “doctored” videos. “We’re taking a tough line on manipulated campaign videos before viewers are flooded with so many fakes that they have trouble knowing what is true.” Give me a break. Do you see why I said that these people think low of you? They really do believe you have the intellectual capabilities of a fish on drugs and you need to be watched over and your hand held throughout these campaign videos so you can be told what is real and what is not.
It only sounds to me like the guy takes far too much pride in the pathetic work that he is doing, believes himself to be a hero draped in a cape, saving the populace by pointing out that an obviously fake video is fake (shall we call him “Captain Obvious”?), and is utterly patronizing of people he believes are nowhere near as intelligent as he is because HE works at the oh, so prestigious Washington Post, which is a bastion of intelligence, integrity and truth (ignoring that they had an op-ed recently saying that the elites in America should have a bigger say in our elections, so Democracy Dies in Democracy, apparently).
No, Glenn Kessler (the guy that wrote this WaPo article), you are not “taking a tough line on manipulated campaign videos." You’re taking seriously something that is not supposed to be taken seriously by anyone because you have no sense of humor at all and could not identify comedy if it threw a pie in your face.
I don’t like Bloomberg at all, believe him to be every bit the communist he says Bernie is (and actually is), and is completely dry in humor and as charismatic as drying paint, but the video that his team put together earned a bit of a chuckle from me because I could understand perfectly well, as well as the other 2 million+ people that watched it, that it was meant to be humorous (again, for a campaign whose candidate is utterly lacking in it).
Next thing you know, the WaPo will give the “why did the chicken cross the road” joke “four Pinocchios” because they question the reason a chicken would cross a road in the first place.
Now, one little theory that I have with regards to this (though I have no tangible proof, so take this with a grain of salt) is that the MSM is actually reacting like this on purpose. We know how much many of them dislike Bernie, and Bloomberg did a terrible job in his first debate. I wouldn't put it past them to run with this as cover to distract people from that terrible debate performance. Whether it was collaboration between the Bloomberg campaign and the MSM, or the Bloomberg campaign with the DNC and the MSM, I have no idea.
Again, I have no proof of this and it very well could be that these people really are just this stupid (they have proven to be this ridiculously intellectually deficient in the past), but it is interesting how the topic of conversation is that video now, and not the terrible performance from Bloomberg.
“A fool takes no pleasure in understanding, but only in expressing his opinion.”
Author: Freddie Marinelli.
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