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This a fantastic and timely article. Heather MacDonald was talking about this exact topic well over a year ago, but she's a "conservative" so she got no play at all.

I work in the Bad Neighborhood and the lockdowns and masks have been devastating. I had two seniors, young women, who attempted suicide. But for early intervention they would have succeeded. No one cared - because COVID! Because they were unable to meet or socialize, so we could use two weeks (now over 600 days) to "flattenthecurve", they had all of their teen issues exacerbated and they were almost destroyed. I had another student get shot and killed. He would have graduated in June 2021, but no one cared, because of two things: he wasn't killed by a white male wearing a badge, and because COVID! I wrote about him here:

https://education-ny.blogspot.com/2021/05/no-protests-no-marches-no-grift.html

As NYC begins an insane round of vaccine segregation, the ripple effects will be terrible. If you were told for the last 2 years that the USA was a systemically racist, unconscionably corporate, bigoted hellhole since 1619, then told to get a Gov't and Big Pharma vaccine because, well, THIS time those selfsame institutions are suddenly looking out for your best interests - you'd be leery of the vaccine too. This is why we have around 39% of the African American population fully vaccinated. But NYC is seeing to it that the Black population will not be allowed to go into restaurants, clubs, museums, or any other establishment. This is only one aspect of the continued madness of this new Religion.

Not only is the cost benefit analysis not being recognized, the trampling of Civil Rights is afoot, because COVID! The silence of the ACLU is unbelievable. This new religion of COVID, seemingly spearheaded by outfits like the World Economic Forum and their "Great Reset", is going to have the effect that all of these globalist maneuvers will have: it will decimate, discriminate and destroy the people who can least afford it.

NYC has collapsed under its 'leadership' (I'm in NYC), and Greenwald's assessment is correct, timely, and deserves a wide audience. We need regular people to push back, because the Corporate Media / Government Complex isn't.

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I've been wondering how the woke cult is going to justify their support for vaccine segregation in light of it negatively impacting the black community. It shall be interesting.

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As long as the media is telling them only Conservatives are unvaccinated how would they know?

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Exactly. People outside the Left tend to overestimate the knowledge of the typical Leftist. There are a lot of things that we think everybody knows that these people have never heard before.

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That is because in the u.s. "Left" and "Right" are being manipulated and guided by "their" respective medias. First, the "Right" alienated the supposed "Left" by their 1980's/1990's/early 2000's agendas that started with anti-gay, anti-abortion, anti-union, pro-prayer in schools, pro-racism (Willy Horton and "tough on crime"), pro-corporate, and then, after 9/11, moved on to pro-war/anti-Muslim. No distinctions were made between Neocon "Right" and Libertarian "Right". Now, in order to see a debate about some of the issues that mattered to the 1990's pre-9/11 "Left" (globalization and transgenic crops, and anti-interventionism, for example), you have to read Libertarian-oriented sites. On some issues, "Left" and "Right" have totally traded places. Bush and Obama functioned as sanitizers for certain agendas. People need to be able to think in terms of vision and issues rather than "Left" and "Right" if there is going to be any truth told.. Otherwise Fox and MSNBC (plus the gatekeepers) will always be there to think for you and implant your mind with their software (belief system).

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Exactly. They will simply pretend it isn’t happening.

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That 'let's pretend' strategy has been working really well for them for a long time.

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Key Point: The cult of the woke don't even consider black people to be People. The woke view black people as a means pump up their own egos as caregivers to the "helpless."

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This is obvious because they attack anybody who 'should' be Democrat as a traitor. Don't you know that if you don't vote for Biden, you ain't black?

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Exactly. I saw an headline recently calling Larry Elder, something to the effect of, a racist with a black face.

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First the Sec of State refused to put Larry Elder on the recall election. Larry sued and won.

Next LATimes published the "Larry Elder is the Black face of white supremacy. You’ve been warned" trash.

When this didn't work, now they brought out some ex-fiance of Larry to claim he abused her.....

Soon someone will claim Larry and Kavanaugh were gang raping them 35 years ago....

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Happily ignoring the fact their current Messiah - JFK

was a mafia-connected philanderer who had 10+ mistresses

or the other messiah Barry O

happily photographed laughing with known Anti-Semite and SPLC hate criminal Farrakhan.

The left is happy to ignore facts if it suits them

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I don't watch Fox but someone shared Tucker Carlson comedically destroy the LATimes last night which is a funny watch:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D-U5AOyq9Kk

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Yes! That was it.

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Meanwhile, that same group complained their youth are disproportionately being put in jail all voted for the guy whose laws put minorities in jail in record numbers.

The reality is that the techbros who funded and control the media these days all said it better be Biden not Sanders and thats why we have Quid Pro Joe.

https://www.breitbart.com/tech/2020/03/02/nyt-big-tech-executives-tell-dems-anyone-but-sanders/

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/02/technology/silicon-valley-bernie-sanders.html

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If you wanted to created a 'systemic racism' ticket, you'd start with a guy who's been writing racist laws for decades, and then you'd add in a corrupt DA who's been using those laws to lock up people -- even when she knows they are innocent.

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The NYT article quotes Keith Rabois, silicon valley investor....

Keith is ostensibly a Republican, per his donations:

https://www.opensecrets.org/search?order=desc&q=keith+rabois&sort=A&type=donors

And Keith's young boyfriend Jacob Helberg makes sure to do all the donations to DNC

https://www.opensecrets.org/search?order=desc&q=jacob+helberg&sort=A&type=donors

Keith works with Vinod Kholsa, another major DNC donor.

https://www.opensecrets.org/search?order=desc&q=vinod+khosla&sort=A&type=donors

So you see the NYT using a quasi-Republican who is really DNC to attack Trump and at the same time push Biden vs Sanders.

This is why we saw Sanders pushed out just like in 2016, even after he won the first 3 primaries.

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Not disagreeing. As for political donations specifically: most family office strategies are to donate to viable candidates on *all* sides if you wanna be a player (e.g. need political support).

The arrangement you use as evidence may not be the strongest evidence.

That is not to say anything about the validity of your point. I kind of got confused by the last sentence.

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They will just declare the black population as "mostly vaccinated" and it will be racist if they are required to prove otherwise.

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I'm not sure how they prove anything since black people don't have ID./sarc

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I don’t think so

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Well, it's racist if minority citizens have to show ID to vote, so it follows that it's racist if minority citizens have to show proof of vax. I'm just going by the program.

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Even better - they will claim that the reason blacks aren't getting vaccinated is because of white supremacy and whites preventing blacks from getting vaccinated lol

They will never acknowledge the fact that many populations including blacks, hispanics are very skeptical of the medical community due to past experiences.

Aba & Preach did a very good take down video of Philip DeFranco on this topic:

https://youtu.be/k6yHSIqsT9g

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Easy, they pretend the majority of unvaccinated are conservatives and Trumpers.

The left has a problem in that they simply ignore the minority communities until they can weaponize them, just like they do with violence. Minority on minority violence = no story for liberal media. White guy kills one minority (George Zimmerman is a great example) its the biggest news story for 2 years.

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Saw a study the other day that showed the vast majority of people with a PHD are not taking the Vaccine.

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That's so interesting. Can you attach the link?

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Use your favorite search engine and check it out. I did.

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Although you say you "saw" the study, you didn't read it carefully, and maybe you didn't see the actual study at all. You are wrong in saying the study claims "the vast majority of people with a PHD are not taking the vaccine". Instead, it said that 77% of people who say they have a PhD either have taken the vaccine or at least probably would take the vaccine if one was offered to them today. The remaining 23% of people who say they have a PhD have not taken the vaccine and either probably or definitely wouldn't take a vaccine if one was offered to them today. So, the vast majority of people with a PhD ARE willing to take the vaccine according to the study. But the study claims that PhDs are more likely than other education groups to be unwilling to take the vaccine, which is what came up in the headline of the MSN article. I see some reason to doubt the study's claims on that.

There are several flaws in the study. It's not peer-reviewed. Their sampling method isn't that great ("soft ask and low response rate"), and was limited to Facebook users. PhD holders who use Facebook and complete a survey there are probably less likely to take the vaccine than PhD holders in general. Perhaps the most important flaw is that there are reasons to doubt that respondents who claim to have a PhD really have one.

The study's authors note that they don't know if the survey was completed in good faith. And in fact they are pretty sure that some respondents who claimed to have doctorates do not. They say "those who selected self-described gender had a high frequency of uncommon responses [28.1% claimed to have a doctorate] suggesting the survey was not completed in good faith." The study's authors also note that their sample shows a higher percentage of people with PhDs than would be found in the general population of US adults. So it is likely that some respondents who don't want to take the vaccine are also falsely claiming to have PhDs, inflating the numbers. The authors say "Further investigation into hesitancy among those with a PhD is warranted."

https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2021.07.20.21260795v2

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As of today, they don't seem to care. The COVID religion trumps everything, always, at all times. GG's number for the United States - people under 18, is true. None of it matters.

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For some extra fun, ask them why they insist the same people who can't be expected to carry a voter ID, are now expected to carry a vaccine passport.

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OMFG what a gem.

Demand identification proving they are the person on the vaccine card.

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Situation Update, Aug 30th, 2021 - US hospitals have become MURDER FACTORIES

https://www.brighteon.com/6bb1992e-3d3f-4d3e-8ccb-af64b8897ad1

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Stay away from hospitals. Like roach motels, you check in but you don’t check out. The cure is worse than the disease.

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Being a good patient requires informed cooperation with the staff, not just passive submission to whatever they want to do to you. If you're unconscious, hope for the best. If you're conscious, everything they do to you is up to you. Ignorance is not bliss. You get one body, with no warranty. Learn to take care of it.

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Excellent advice. If a Doctor loses a patient, he always has more.

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And he gets paid either way.

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This isn't new with covid. Medical malfeasance has been a major cause of death for a long time. Covid has accelerated it, amped up by corrupt covernments pushing vaccines and patent medicines to incite fear and submission. But it is enabled by the propaganda media who studiously ignore the damage and support the government spin. We knew we couldn't trust government or media, but we're in big trouble if we can no longer trust doctors.

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60% of Those Older Than 50 Who Die From COVID Are Double Vaxxed

Analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola

As of August 15, 2021, 68% of COVID patients admitted to hospital in the U.K. who were over the age of 50 had received one or two doses of COVID injections. By mid-August, 59% of serious cases in Israel were also among those who had received two COVID injections, mirroring U.K. data

Only in the 50 and younger category were a majority, 74%, of British COVID patients unvaccinated. Those claiming we’re in a pandemic of the unvaccinated fail to differentiate between age groups

The same applies to COVID deaths in the U.K. Unvaccinated make up the majority of deaths only in the under-50 age group. In the over-50 group, the clear majority, 70%, are either partially or fully “vaccinated”

We cannot rely on U.S. data to get a clear idea of how the COVID shots are working, as the CDC has chosen to only track breakthrough cases that result in hospitalization and/or death

Reanalysis of Pfizer’s, Moderna’s and Janssen’s COVID trial data using the proper endpoint show the shots are hurting the health of the population, and if mass vaccination continues we face “a looming vaccine-induced public health catastrophe”

https://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2021/08/30/fully-vaccinated-covid-deaths.aspx

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As all of Dr Mercola articles; there are only 48 hours to read before deletion.

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From Vaccinated to Unvaccinated: How People Can Wake Up

https://www.bitchute.com/video/wDeafUbHCmXc/

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Cash, COVID, and cover-up, part 1: ​The questions we should have asked of Fauci about the origins of COVID-19

Less than two years ago, an outbreak of a new, flu-like virus that would eventually be known as COVID-19 began in Wuhan, China. Today, almost 5 million people globally have died from this pandemic, and we are no closer to understanding how it began. Well, that's not entirely true.

https://www.theblaze.com/news/cash-covid-and-coverup-part-1-the-questions-we-should-have-asked-of-fauci-about-the-origins-of-covid-19

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THE TWO LEAD FDA VACCINE REVIEWERS ARE QUITTING

Gee, I wonder why?

Don’t worry, though. You can be confident this has nothing to do with political pressure to push boosters or vaccines for kids or the full “approval” that came last week.

Nothing to see here, folks!

https://alexberenson.substack.com/p/the-two-lead-fda-vaccine-reviewers?

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CDC didn’t want you to see this data…

Posted by Kane on August 5, 2021 2:37 am

Internal CDC Documents

A graph, originally created by the New York Times, shows internal CDC documents acquired from the Washington Post of how infectious and lethal the delta variant is in comparison to other diseases.

You can find the graphs by clicking here:

https://context-cdn.washingtonpost.com/notes/prod/default/documents/8a726408-07bd-46bd-a945-3af0ae2f3c37/note/57c98604-3b54-44f0-8b44-b148d8f75165.#page=1

Chairman Jeffery McKay with Fairfax County says he’s expecting an announcement in the near future regarding a mask mandate. “We in Fairfax County will follow, as we always have, CDC guidance and any direction from the governor,” said McKay. “And I would suspect that in the days and weeks ahead there may be more announcements about that.”

The CDC internal document data also shows the delta variant may be infectious for longer about 18 days compared to ancestral strains at 13 days, meaning quarantine periods could be longer.

https://citizenfreepress.com/column-1/heres-the-data-on-breakthrough-infections-the-cdc-didnt-want-you-to-see/

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"but we're in big trouble if we can no longer trust doctors."--Mr. Watson

It depends on the doctors. There are doctors like Judy Mikovich, Doctror Mercola. or Dr. David Martin. Then there are the "insuranse doctors" like Kaiser Perm and other factory scale hospital businesses, who are as brainwashed as the prostitute "news people" on mainstream media...essentially zombie drones.

Just this morning I read a disinfo propaganda piece in Forbes denying that the Pfizer 'vaccine' contains Graphine Oxide,

However here is a study speaking to the 'Benefits' of nano partical (solgels) for such drugs:

Nanomedicine: A Diagnostic and Therapeutic Approach to COVID-19

"Nanoparticles can enhance drug-based therapies by optimizing uptake, stability, target cell-specific delivery, and magnetic properties. In fact, recent studies have highlighted the potential of nanoparticles in different aspects of the fight against SARS-CoV-2, such as enhancing biosensors and diagnostic tests, drug therapies, designing new delivery mechanisms, and optimizing vaccines. This article summarizes the ongoing research on diagnostic strategies, treatments, and vaccines for COVID-19, while emphasizing the potential of nanoparticle-based pharmaceuticals and vaccines."

--June 2021 study

https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fmed.2021.648005/full

Graphene Oxide is one such nanoparticle that many scientific researchers have discovered in the mRNA solutuon called "vaccines".

It is a bloody madhouse of contradictions in the literature!

Some on this forum may hoop and hollar making fun of the title of this piece on my blog, but the title is an accurate description of the situation. And the information from dozens of sources depicts a horrific picture of what is happening:

https://thedissedent.page/2021/08/13/mad-scientist-rule-the-world/

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As we know from history, the left always eats its own. If you are a good comrade they eat you last.

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" If you were told for the last 2 years that the USA was a systemically racist, unconscionably corporate, bigoted hellhole since 1619, then told to get a Gov't and Big Pharma vaccine because, well, THIS time those selfsame institutions are suddenly looking out for your best interests - you'd be leery of the vaccine too."

This line fantastically sums up the heavy bullshit the left has been serving in my lifetime. The same left that told us for decades "the man" was not to be trusted are now putting on their government jackboots because their party is in power. Its fucking horrific.

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The flower children have wilted

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And don’t forget that the earth is on fire

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Baby bath water out the widow you go BUH bye!!

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Bernadene, I do not have any children, I just argue with them on greenwald.substack.com

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Yeah I realized I need to not start doing that very thing. Carry on.

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lol

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That isn't the Left; it's Democrats. I know a lot of lefties who are HIGHLY

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It’s the left

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(ACCIDENTAL POST)...SCEPTICAL of the vaccines, and other elements of the Covid response, such as it is.

Look up RFK Jr. and "Children's Health Defender;" lefty environmentalists.

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In early 2020 I began writing about doubts. By mid-February I was buried in criticism for spreading misinformation by writing that every other corona virus was spread human to human, we should assume COVID19 was as well; that social distancing of two meters was based on 19th century research on bacteria, missing the fact that viruses were much smaller and lighter than bacteria, making the real distance eight meters. This continued for two years. I've been repeatedly banned.

The international picture is far worse than ours. Shutting down our food production, spreading panic world-wide, will have far more serious conseque4nes. There are few seaports that service Africa,, and as many as five or more borders must be transited before reaching some countries. The same applies to Central Asia. Mass starvation and food insecurity lasting generations will follow.

We are now divided between good vaccinated and bad unvaccinated people. One-size-fits-a;ll medicine is stupid. Good treatments are labeled dangerous misinformation and can't be used. Practicing physicians are ignored, while medical bureaucrats rule. This is insanty

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It’s amazing how questioning is now “misinformation”. As though skepticism were something other than the bedrock of the scientific method

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They always go after the truth tellers.

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I only wrote what I had learned in medical school in Germany in the 1980s, and from my brief work as a psychiatrist there before family needs caused me to return to the US. I then left medicine permanently and followed other careers. I did follow a few journals and read perhaps five or six peer-reviewed articles per month. We knew everything we needed to know to prevent a pandemic: protect the elderly and obese, practice good sanitation and put patients outdoors where there is nearly a zero chance of infection.

Leave everybody else alone until we know more.

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I like the way you think. My immediate family has a fair representation in the medical field. I mostly listen and learn.

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Yup, yup and yup!

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Greenwald's piece is welcome, but there is nothing "bizarre" about the way the governance structures are being globally reorganized, not when one looks at who and what institutions are involved in ushering in this new system of forced medical interventions, 360 degree biomedical surveillance, and other Orwellian wet dreams.

At this point, I wish people like Greenwald and Taibi would just go for the nuclear option and start reporting on Whitney Webb's work over at Unlimited Hangouts. The discrepancies, dissemination of contradictory information, and withholding of other vital information is not "bizarre" when we look at who is shaping these policies top down, and their intentions...

US Intel Agencies Played Unsettling Role in Classified and “9/11-like” Coronavirus Response Plan:

https://unlimitedhangout.com/2020/03/reports/us-intel-agencies-played-unsettling-role-in-classified-and-9-11-like-coronavirus-response-plan/

All Roads Lead to Dark Winter

https://unlimitedhangout.com/2020/04/investigative-series/all-roads-lead-to-dark-winter/

A “Leap” toward Humanity’s Destruction

https://unlimitedhangout.com/2021/06/investigative-reports/a-leap-toward-humanitys-destruction/

There is a recurring "transhumanist" ideology underlying all the radical overhauls in health policy, and the introduction of new technocratic forms of governance where elected officials become essentially superfluous, subordinated to the decrees of the scientific clergy, otherwise known as the "expert" class.

These new and weird technocratic forms of governance are being used to make "human engineering" and "transhumanist" policies the norm. Anyone who has a sense of the history of things like "transhumanism" (a word coined by the former director of the British Eugenics Society, Julian Huxley) can quickly recognize that transhumanism is simply a re-branding of the same old eugenics programs. The only difference is now, thanks to things like the "Human Genome Project," the "human engineering" enthusiasts believe they have all the data and statistical models needed to prove their ideas and make "the unthinkable once again thinkable."

https://off-guardian.org/2021/06/12/how-the-unthinkable-became-thinkable/

Today, people over at the World Economic Forum call it the "Fourth Industrial Revolution." It is a world in which as one of the WEF's high priests Yuval Hariri says, humans will no longer be struggling for survival, but "relevance," since machines are supposedly going to create a new "global useless class." Thus, so the thinking of the WEF's priesthood goes, we will need to find new ways of making ourselves relevant and enhance our capacities, including "merging with machines" and adopting "human engineering" to make ourselves more "efficient."

https://www.globalresearch.ca/escaping-brave-new-world-transhumanism-utopia-eugenics/5745624

It's time to say "Never Again."

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Spectacular comment and set of links from David Gosselin.

Bravo!!!

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David Gosselin, you are invited!

IN CONTEXT

William Whitten

A FREE SOCIOPOLITICAL FORUM WELCOME

https://williamwhitten.substack.com/p/in-context/comments

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I could only get through a few articles before too many "It's the Jews" references made me turn away.

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Can you tell us which article had the "It's the Jews" nonsense in it?

Be specific dear, point to the exact comments you refer to here.

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"dear": a condescending word used by some males in giving directives to women when first meeting them.

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Piss off Rose.

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Oh another 14 year old comment from Willie Boy!

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Yes. And Honey is used that way also.

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Yes you are correct. It is "patriarchal speak" and will infuriate any real feminist man or woman.

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It's up above, boy.

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I see Jennifer, so you didn't mean, "It's the Jews". You meant 'It's the Israelis.

That is a different kettle of fish, because the Jewish people in general do not have intelligence operatives, and state agendas in the same way that the Israeli state does.

The same confusion came about when certain researchers claimed and Israeli connetion in the 9/11 attacks. The researchers were accused of anti-Semitism.

I submit to you that it is not anti-Semitism to criticise the Israeli state. Even if Israel is a theocracy as some would charge, there is still the fact that the majority of the worlds Jewish population lives outside of Isreal.

BTW I do not think that Isreal was involve in the attacks on 9/11. but it is clear that they did have intelligence on the matter.

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Just edit your lingo and use Zionists and Diaspora Jews.

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Hasn’t the media also been calling California gubernatorial candidate the “black face of white supremacy” ie throw everything at the guy because the establishment is genuinely scared?

You seem to be using the same kind of tactics.

Whitney Webb is one of the best and most honest journalists out there, shining a real bright light on the military, intelligence and surveillance state. And the other link was a podcast on eugenicist Julian Huxley and the history of Transhumanism, which everyone should know about since it’s the guiding philosophy for many Great Reset and surveillance state architects.

As William asked below, please show us all the “It’s the Jews” excerpts that everyone else missed.

You wouldn’t want people to think you’re just making it up to smear people.

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Ok, well, in this article she blames Isreal for hacking the elections because some technology used in our elections comes from Isreal, and Isreal has done some bad things, so.. Jews interferring in our elections.

https://unlimitedhangout.com/2020/07/investigative-series/how-government-and-media-are-prepping-america-for-a-failed-2020-election-2/

"With intelligence agencies in the U.S. and Israel not only crafting the narrative about 2020 foreign meddling, but also dominating these technologies and simulating their use to upend the coming election, it becomes crucial to consider the motivations behind this narrative and if these intelligence agencies have ulterior motives in promoting and simulating such outcomes that would effectively end American democracy and hand almost total power to the national security state."

And then she's all over spyware Toka and Pegasus, which are awful but she claims without evidence that they are a front for the Isrealli state. Maybe, but again it's more speculation due to a former politician having invested in the company. Again, this spyware is concerning, but she's getting all lizard people in her insistance of some global jewish cabal running it all. Doesn't she know every country has this stuff?

https://www.mintpressnews.com/pegasus-just-tip-israel-unit-8200-toka-spyware-whitney-webb/278042/

She also accuses Isreal of genocide.

https://israelgenocide.com/tag/whitney-webb/

I'm not establishment and I'm not scared, but rabid anti-semitism in an unfortunate aspect of the far left, and in my opinion, despite some otherwise fine reporting, Whitney Webb has bit the bug. I'm not trying to cancel or smear her, simply stated that she lost credibility with me when I looked into some of her writings.

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Just a few days ago James Lindsay at New Discourses had a strong post that vaccine passports are systemically racist in terms of Critical Race Theory. Negatively affect Blacks and are known to do so, intent does not matter. He opposed CRT and wants vax passport proponents called out for racism to make his point, but if you believe in CRT the point still stands

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I dare any of these "woke" leftists to go watch videos of Black Panthers Bobby Seale and Huey Newton talking about how racist gun control is.

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A Republican governor changed the gun laws for when Panthers began carrying guns. The NRA NEVER comes to the defense of black gun owners.

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Right on. Means they are afraid of blacks who are armed. Not whites so much or yellows or reads or blues or greens!

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It sure as shit does seem like everyone in power is scared of their opponent's constituents being armed.

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With good reason methinks.

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And yet those same gun lovers will act Ronnie Reagan farted perfume and pissed holy water, conveniently forgetting his own fascism because it didnt occur against them.

SMH

Fuck fuck fuck the NRA, I've said this since I first learned of them and their impotence.

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If not for NRA we wouldn't have any right to self defense at all. They're not perfect but you don't really want nice guys defending you. Ruthlessness wins political fights just like it wins gun fights.

Guns are another accurate comparison for Glenn's zero risk challenge. Just as the timid fear every virus, even though they have the innate capability to kill every covid germ they meet, so to do the timid fear every gun, even though it could save their life in the off chance they encounter violence. The dying thought of everyone shot by a criminal is probably "I shuda been armed..."

Successful people learn to use the tools available to them, including medicine, and transportation, and defense. Sometimes it works to let others handle it for them. Often that doesn't work.

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I roll with Gun Owners of America, they are no compromise and make no deals. No big overhead like the NRA. The NRA is well intended just not my type of grass roots activists.

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It's like picking a favorite player on a ball team. It's the team that gets the win. In this game, NRA gets the publicity, the MVP, so has most of the influence. Other players make a lot of contributions. Some of the more aggressive actions are happening in really tyrannical states like Cal and NY. Both have very active and effective state associations, deserving of support.

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"Both Republicans and Democrats in California supported increased gun control, as did the National Rifle Association of America. Governor Ronald Reagan, who was coincidentally present on the capitol lawn when the protesters arrived, later commented that he saw "no reason why on the street today a citizen should be carrying loaded weapons" and that guns were a "ridiculous way to solve problems that have to be solved among people of good will." In a later press conference, Reagan added that the Mulford Act "would work no hardship on the honest citizen."

I remember when The Mulford Act was signed into law. My father laughed until he cried, then he cried some more.

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The irony being today's 'progressives' (who ostensibly support the Black Panthers being that they are minorities) have no desire to repeal a conservative, Republican-constructed and Reagan-signed bill that targeted those very same Panthers.

Keeping whitebread oppressive laws from the 1960's that were designed to keep minorities from being armed is totally OK in the progressive Mecca known as CA.

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This has nothing to do with race except to people to whom everything has to do with race. The government oppression were all suffering doesn't discriminate by race, age, sex or anything but power. The rulers and their cronies have one set of rules, and they use other rules to keep the rest of us docile and submissive. Those who try to insert extraneous issues are missing the point.

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Except race is used to divide and conquer

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Yes. Race is CONTENT and McLuhan has carefully instructed us to know that content is irrelevant. The MEDIUM is the MESSAGE. Now it is important to carefully discriminate those categories and to KNOW what the MESSAGE is. Think Trump. His administration was the MEDIUM. What was its MESSAGE? That is the question to ask and answer yet everyone continues to argue about CONTENT which is irrelevant.

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"CONTENT which is irrelevant."--Janet Abbot

You have a catch 22 deary. Your content that you just posted is irrelevant.

So this makes all the bullshit you say here irrelevant. Doesn't it?

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Hmm, a male who rushes to address women condescendingly with terms like "deary" or "dear". I've pointed out before how condescending you're being, but it seems you're just starting to do it more with women.

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Yes Raaaandall,

And I have pointed out what a dick you are too.

I have only "done it" with women my whole life.

Are you a "switch hitter" Randy?

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A lot of people prattle about race without saying why. Seems their only message is signaling their own perception of virtue. But what do race obsessives actually want, or do? Apparently just complaining about others is sufficient for them. Content is all that matters for most people, but for some it's sufficient just to prattle.

Trumps messages were clear to about half the country. Probably clear to the other half, too, they just didn't like it. Anybody doesn't understand the messages should ask. Communication is always a two way process. Many messages are sent, but just not received.

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The victim card is a big part of the race narrative, the question is who gets to play it, and how effective it is?

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The sad part is we've trained a couple generations to view themselves ax victims. That's a defeatist attitude that only works on other losers. We used to be more self confident. Maybe we will be again

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I agree. Sometime I hope all of this is a bad dream that we all wake up from one day and it’s gone. Maybe a trend that just goes away. Another part of me says it is the new normal and here to stay.

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Not likely in a civilization, an empire in the stage of disintegration.

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"Trumps messages were clear to about half the country"--Mr. Watson

And just what was tha message?

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Contemplate Trump's MESSAGE for yourself.

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Who asked you Janet?

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MAGA is the condensed message.

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Make America Great Again.

A splendid idea, one that still gathers adherents to the cause.

God Bless America.

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McLuhan's "MESSAGE" is GROUND. It is invisible. But it is still there as the most important part of the MEDIUM.

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Make yourself invisible Janet. You need to be institutionalized. Seek help!

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The final insult when someone has run out of anything of substance to reply. Typical of adolescent communication but you are no longer an adolescent from your pic honey. Try stupider people to fool. You know, the Biden way of doing things.

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MESSAGE: confidence; direct communication; saying what you mean and meaning what you say; assuming the risk in acting on your decisions; Saying what you think is the truth no matter how offensive it is to many others; avoiding the INSTITUTIONALIZED POLITICAL DISCOURSE!

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Funny how things change in a short decade: from DOJ investigating Pfizer, to DOJ soon being their enforcer: https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/justice-department-announces-largest-health-care-fraud-settlement-its-history

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Women "attempt" suicide at higher rates because they aren't really trying to kill themselves; it's a cry for help. Men and boys actually commit much higher rates of suicide from mid teens to elderly because we don't allow men to cry for help.

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I believe someone like Glenn (with his vision, absolute intelligence and fantastic writing skills) would be needed to investigate the undeniable truth: N.Y. City and State absolutely, no question asked deserve what they have. Winston Churchill said "Every country has a government it deserves." Cannot be more true to N.Y. City and State. It would be great if Glenn wrote an analysis how a society like N.Y. is able to vote the two absolute worst governor and mayor into power; multiple times. All I can tell New Yorkers: "Enjoy them"

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Exactly to my point above, none of this is being discussed. It’s disgusting! Well said

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Certainly betrays disingenuous thinking

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WHERE THE HELL is the DEBATE over MANDATED VACCINES?!?!? Look at deBladio’s NYC wide mandate, now in Los Angeles and I’m sure it will be a domino effect, soon to arrive at your Blue State City. It’s is OUTRAGEOUS that ppl would be fired from their job for not taking the “SHOT” or denied a continued membership at their health facility, or access to restaurants, public events etc. WHY should ppl who ALREADY had Covid & have antibodies be mandated to take this shot?? WHY is no one discussing those who have compromised immune problems and were advised by their DOCTORS NOT TO TAKE THE SHOT not factored in?! WHY, now that we KNOW, the vaccinated are also still TRANSMITTING Covid and can get Covid again, aren’t we allowed to do the cost benefit analysis and decide for OURSELVES whether or not we want to reduce our own personal chance of “severe symptoms/hospitalization?!” VS the UNKNOWN LONGTERM health implications of this “shot” that has YUUUGE CONFLICTS OF INTEREST among those individuals and agencies which are behind its development ?! WHY hasn’t there been a VERY public debate regarding safe, effective, credible and known TREATMENTS?! WHY Aren’t we hearing anything about the actual debate that is occurring among world renowned neurologists and vaccine developers formerly with Pfizer and Merck and Gates foundation (Geert Vanden Bossche) and countless others about the risks of a mass vaccination rollout during a pandemic and the likelihood of breakout cases and the CREATION of more and more variants? WHY in the hell hasn’t that debate been occurring and why hasn’t it been covered main stream outlets? I am grateful for 20 Greenwald four this article regarding rational cost benefit analysis of policies regarding Covid. But, the giant elephant in the room is mandated vaccines, which is why you’re seeing millions and millions of people around the globe protesting yes. Where are the large protests here in the United States? Don’t people realize this it’s a scary slippery slope leading to authoritarian control? Have they forgotten Michael Chertoff and his airport scanners after 911 saying “they could milk those surveillance capabilities & policies” for years?? What the hell is wrong with people? They have succumbed to the fear mongering and lost all rational objective thought.

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What I don't understand is this -- isn't demanding proof of vaccination a violation of HIPPA rights? The right to privacy concerning our health history?

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It is. I am 100% certain of this as I had to undertake monthly DOJ compliance trainings in regards to HIPAA.

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Obviously it depends on the context. HIPAA rules don't apply to every employer. https://www.hhs.gov/hipaa/for-professionals/covered-entities/index.html

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Employers are not immune to lawsuits when negative results happen from the vacs the way the govt and Pfizer are exempt. Armstrong is financially supporting anyone who takes this to court.

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Why dont you enlighten us as to when you think HIPAA rules dont apply, with the link you cited?

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Yes, sir. You are an individual, and not a health care provider or one of the other covered entities listed in that link. As an individual being asked/required to show proof of vaccination, you cannot violate your own HIPAA rights (because you, as an individual, are not covered under HIPAA). An example of a HIPAA violation would be your health care provider providing that information to your employer without your consent.

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That is not an employer but you are correct in that case.

The main thing with HIPAA is that it applies to an employer’s request for health information from a covered entity.

So if you refuse to say whether you are vaccinated, and your employer requested that information from your insurance, it would be a violation.

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So, if my healthcare provider told a survey company that I take X drug and the survey company offered me $100 to take a drug survey, is that a violation?

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Demanding proof of vaccination is unconstitutional under the Forth, Fifth and Ninth Amendments.

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What does the *Forth* amendment say? Fifth protects you in criminal cases. You can refuse, but not by citing the *Fifth.* The fourth pertains to governments, not businesses. The Supreme Court ruled in 1905 (Jacobson v. Massachusetts) that health departments had the right to require the smallpox vaccination and to require proof of vaccination. The ninth? Who knows.

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The Forth Amendment:

The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things

>>Supreme Court rulings are like a yoyo, up and down loop't'loop. The PEOPLE dicide what the Constitution means by acceptance of draconian laws or dissent against such laws<<

The Fifth Amendment

No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the Militia, when in actual service in time of War or public danger; nor shall any person be subject for the same offence to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation.

>>This amendment applies because one need not reveal ones status one way or the other to authiorities on any subject.<<

The Ninth Amendment:

The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.

>>It is obvious that the Ninth covers all instances that the citizen sees as his.hers inherent right.<<

What is at stake when accepting an injection of these unknown solutions?

The evidence is clear that the mainstream is lying about the after effects of these injections even in the short term. And many virologists have been warning that the long term effects are likely devistating.

Inform yourselves. do not walk blindly into the abyss.

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It's always interesting that constitutional questions decided in the courts are always split decisions. Rights, and truth, are never absolute, but subjected to the whims of the majority. Wins come from winning the majority.

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Rights, and truth, are ALWAYS absolute. Truth is not decided by a vote. Truth is decided by the facts that prove it.

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You should see his opinions about physics. Or not...

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I will eventually. Or not. : D

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He's busy linking Newton's laws to the Constitution. Basically proving something important. The atlas shrugged will be no more.

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You know Watson, you are starting to stand in for Randy Rose as a total prick who has to stalk my every comment and make some derogatory remark.

And like Rose, your slanderous comments are always based in your own ignorance.

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"stalk my every comment" - it was not your comment, dimwit.

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You shouldn't have any problem rebutting them, then. All we hear is emotional rants. Just trying to help.

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They are not MY ideas about physics Watson. They are Sir Isaac Newton's ideas on physics.

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Maybe you should start directing your comments Holmes way instead, Witless.

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Yes. Go listen to the Canadian lawyer on this for Canada Law.

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No. It is worth noting that HIPAA only applies to HIPAA-covered entities, business associates of HIPAA-covered entities, and subcontractors of business associates. There are no restrictions on disclosures of information about the 2019 Novel Coronavirus and COVID-19 by other entities; however, while HIPAA may not apply, other federal and state laws may do.

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The answer to all of JT's questions is "fear." The country is driven by hysteria, incited by corrupt media, orchestrated by tyrants, enabled by ignorance.

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Social media has greatly undermined our ability in public discourse to conduct careful analysis based on reason and replaced it mainly with triggered emotionalism. The Histrionic States of America.

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The corruption of the media has been greatly hastened by their early adoption of social media. They were formerly modestly biased, then they became bubble-ensconced emotionally triggered sycophants unable to restrain their histrionics.

Remember, it's well known that the entire "machine learning" of the AI algos driving social media engagement is how to trigger your brain chemistry to stay "engaged" in the content. The way to do this is to trigger your heavily emotionally invested reactions, which keeps you engaged but undermines your ability to reason.

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And it drives the "fear" you correctly cite. I'm just trying to explain it.

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Already explained. Virilio: The Original Accident ; The Information Bomb ; The Administration of Fear. Consider yourself validated by the finest mind of our time.

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Yes Exactly what Virilio means. How to do feel validated by the finest mind since Einstein (influencedc by him) in our time? Congratulate yourself.

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Do you blame them? They had to adapt or die. If the mainstream media hadn't jumped on social media they would all be dead.

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The Media for the Masses is a HATE MACHINE.

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Aw that is just content Janet. Only the medium matters.

REMEMBER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Carlin's synopsis on this is spot-on.

You can't blame the media for being these whores. They are the literal nexus of all the lies, advertising, politics, money, etc.

It seems you cannot implement honesty into this system it will throw it all out of whack.

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Virilio discusses this. The Covid fear hysteria was a spontaneous hysterical emotional reaction WORLD WIDE and instantaneous for THE FIRST TIME IN HUMAN EXPERIENCE. It resulted in the perception of GLOBALIZATION a phenomenon when everyone experienced it at the same moment in time while sitting still - experiencing inertia - and SPEED traveled at the speed of light throughout the entire world. This perception means that PROGRESS is over and the younger generation cannot ever expect to travel beyond any boundaries. THE PLANET IS NOW PERCEIVED AS TOO SMALL FOR US!

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There is now an incredible amount of data from scientists and virologists that the mRNA solution in these shots are NOT vaccines. And that these mRNA solutions are in fact extrememly toxic and that the long term damage to those who have taken these shots are more than likely going to see huge portions of the world population dying and having permenently damged heath consequences to those who survive.

See:

THE ILLUSION OF KNOWLEDGE - LECTURE BY DR. DAVID MARTIN

https://www.bitchute.com/video/4N4aFmQ8DfpT/

Also:

The Fauci/COVID-19 Dossier

This document is prepared for humanity by Dr. David E. Martin.

The PDF is available for free on the Internet.

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William Whitten is the top commenter on this Substack by any measure, as long as quality is not considered. He believes in Pizzagate, he believes that the World Trade Center towers fell not because of planes crashing into them but because of planted explosives, he believes in the McMartin preschool was a site for mass child abuse (by celebrities, in "tunnels leading from the school to undergraound chambers"). He believes almost the full catalogue of nuttiness. He writes "This information is of such critical importance that EVERYONE needs to know it. Mad Scientists Run the World!!!" Whenever he posts in support of a theory, the odds are good that he's telling falsehoods. And he posts over 100 comments on each of Greenwald's Substack articles; he posted over 350 on Greenwald's most recent article alone.

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Slight correction, Randall:

He believes the McMartin preschool (as part of a worldwide Satanic conspiracy cult) was a site for mass child abuse (by celebrities, where the main defendant, Ray Buckey, flushed kids down toilets to transport them to "secret tunnels leading from the school to underground chambers."

(you can't make this shit up)

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Wait, it can't be *impossible* to make this shit up. (I was tempted to mention how he claims he has credentials from working in the Makeup Department, but that feels unfair to him.)

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Actually Rose, I worked in Special Effects Make-up on films like The Thing and Aliens, as well as Terminator (1) Ghost Busters and others.

The work is generally scupting and making prosthetics, masks and monster costumes as well as animatronic creatures , like the Spiderhead scene in The Thing, which I designed, and sculpted. along with the heads that came off of the body during the "heart attack sequence.

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Great work! The Thing is a classic.

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Rose, I did not bring up the issue of 9/11 on this thread. One of your funny boys brought it up, saying that he saw a substack of mine on the 9/11 conspiracy. The the rest of the twirly birds went spinning off in that direction.

In fact this very thread is one of those with you bringing up 9/11.

But I will tell you this, I don't care if you bring in the whole Tabernacle Choir singing 'William Comments Too Much This I Know Because The Bible Tells Me So",

It won't make a bit of difference to me.

I spread information that I think is important. If you don't think it is important, fine. But making this Grand Brouhaha over it is preposterous.

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I've done nothing to "bring in" anyone. What makes you think that the people who are pointing things out to you are "funny boys" or "twirly birds"?

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Look Rose, this constant badgering by you and your funny boys and twirly birds is the reason I characterize your blabbering bullshit as I do.

Every fucking thread you charge in with your blithering accusations about how many comments I make, how I don't make the right sort of comments. Compaining about "conspiracy theories" and whatever gripe du jour you have stuffed in your panties.

If this sort of nonsense is not obsessing then the word has no meaning.

It makes one wonder what sort of bullshit you pull in real life, when you have to interact with people in person. I bet you always pick out some 'whipping boy' in any situation with other people around.

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Who is it in your own family? Your Wife? A dissapointing son or daughter? Maybe you kick the dog when there are no people around.

You obvioulsy have a lot of pent up angst in your life.

Maybe the Covod lockdowns got to you, who knows what triggered it. Or maybe you have just been an asshole your whole life. A natural born prick. Aye?

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I don't like that you're calling people funny boys and twirly birds. You were using needlessly insulting language toward people before anyone was criticizing the high volume of your comments.

In "real life, when you have to interact with people in person..." -- your style of interaction would be disliked. I recommend that you improve it and be less insulting.

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Someone is infatuated with Willy. Admit it, Randall. No one that is not obsessed would keep these statistics. Do you have a William Whitten shrine in your house? I've seen lots of cop shows featuring people who behave like you do.

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Unlike you, I don't think anyone here is either infatuated or obsessed with "Willy". The high volume of Whitten's posts, and their low quality-to-quantity ratio, has been pointed out by others; evidently his efforts to make himself conspicuous have made this a matter of shared concern. Since noticing the quantity of his posts takes less than five seconds (less time than you spend defending him), it's hardly a sign of infatuation.

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According to IMDB, "Willie" hasn't worked in a while, or at least received credit for it. It makes sense. Because unless you can stick "Willie" in a room by himself, from 10pm-6am, who the hell would want to work with him?

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Shit he can do should no longer be in demand. Willie only progressed, according to him, to acquire photoshop expertise which is not much nowadays. So he decided to become a 20th century high-rise building expert instead.

And a first-class whiner. He barged in this blog, started harassment game (hell, even managed to displace Timmy as far as being a plug in every hole - and that's saying a lot) and then started crying when he got a significant pushback.

How about starting to behave for a change, William Whitten?

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Admittedly, I read Mr. Whitten's posts and generally agree with him; but only Randall Rose has decided it is important to document how many times he has commented on Glenn's site. I still think it is a sign of forbidden love.

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," has been pointed out by others"--Rose

Yea, like your two yapping puppies Phil and russian_bot And this new twerp, redge1657. What a crew you four make. Hyperventilating over the amount of comments I make and getting wet panties squeeling in the corners together like teen aged girls.

Hell for all we know they just might be teenaged girls,

I don't know why you bother with this cheesy bullshit. But it is not my problem, you need to work that out in therapy with a trained professional.

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Hey, Wonka. I know you've proved beyond all reasonable (your) doubt that WTC fell because of govt blowing it up, literally. But I never read your musings, sorry, proof, as to how was the preparation done.

Were there gray-suited men with backpacks coming up and down the stairs there placing charges at odd hours of the night? Where did they place them? Over what period? What kind of explosives? Who was in charge?

Have they all committed suicide (wink,wink)?

Etc. Willie - go!

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"But it is not my problem"

Quite a few people, not just those you mentioned, have already pointed out what your problem is. I hope you put effort into making positive contributions, not just posting about World Trade Center sabotage stories and similar nutty conspiracy theories.

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You possess the self-awareness of a belt sander, William.

Having seen the painfully low volume of commenters on your BLOG (nobody reads it because it's the same unhinged, recycled nuthouse bilge; i.e. it blows ass) you seek and obtain the attention you crave by ruining GG's blog through incessant spam bombing.

And your "victim" routine here is even more pathetic than your BLOG, which is quite an accomplishment.

Congratulations!

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Black’s Law Dictionary defines a conspiracy in US law as:

A combination or confederacy between two or more persons formed for the purpose of committing, by their joint efforts, some unlawful or criminal act, or some act which is innocent in itself, but becomes unlawful when done by the concerted action of the conspirators, or for the purpose of using criminal or unlawful means to the commission of an act not in itself unlawful.

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n the beginning, I enjoyed Bill's McMartin moral panic blast from the past (along with Phil's always entertaining mocking) as much anyone and believe me, I still read "Michelle Remembers" for entertainment, but at some point Bill started using derogatory language towards the female posters on this board and I did not find that entertaining at all.

I think a lot of us decided it was all too toxic and simply stopped posting here. I don't want to insult Will and his sidekick Charles Clemens since they both appear to be mentally imbalanced and I have no wish to push either of them over the edge, but it frankly became a lot less fun sharing ideas without their constant idiotic conspiracy theory intrusions into the conversation.

This appears to be an entirely unmoderated forum. Until that changes, I suspect many of us will simply stay away.

Good luck

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There are still reasonable people here (too many to name), but overall you're right that the quality of the comments forum has gone down in recent months. I would no longer say as I did in June that this is an above-average forum for comments; it's basically just average now (though Greenwald's Rumble is far worse). I've noticed that others besides you have moved away from commenting on this Substack, and I'm not sure whether people have actually stopped reading Greenwald (though I guess some must have).

I don't think this is an entirely unmoderated forum. People are banned occasionally, either by Greenwald or by Substack. But I think you're right if you meant that there isn't an official moderator (like there was at the Intercept) looking over all the posts and deciding who and what to ban. This has pros and cons, and at the Intercept I thought they sometimes removed posts due to simple misunderstanding. I haven't forgotten that Greenwald was basically the one who framed the architecture for the comments system at the Intercept -- and still it ended up not fulfilling some of his goals. Designing a comments section is hard, and I hope some day we will find a better architecture than totaling likes (even though the post of mine you replied to got liked by quite a few). Obviously, a comment section that was solely dominated by the kind of post that gets a "Liked by Glenn Greenwald" would be terrible too.

A lot of it comes down to Greenwald's choices. His goals of civil liberties and reasonable argument are sometimes undermined by his anti-liberal emotions. I think he somewhat overestimates how much he's stirring up and appealing to a devotion by his audience to civil liberties and reasonable argument. He doesn't entirely see that a lot of his audience is pretty much just there to get their anti-left, anti-liberal, anti-MSM biases reinforced, and he doesn't see how much he's contributing to that by his choice of what to omit and what to place emotional emphasis on. In effect, he is largely relying on connecting with his audience through this sort of emotional partisan loyalty and prettifying it with talk of civil liberties and rationality which, for a significant part of his audience, is just something to pay lip service to. That is the main reason why he attracts an audience much of which is into nutty conspiracy theories and a desire to violently overthrow their political opponents. And the conspiracy-theory stuff is even worse than it appears. Greenwald has not fully appreciated that those of his followers who lack a genuine liking for free reasonable debate are hardly going to be capable of making a positive change in government, and any influence they have on the kind of regime America has will only be in a more oppressive direction. I would like to see Greenwald distance himself more from the Trumpian idea of "Deep State" (Trump and Trumpians define the deep state simply as anyone in government who gets in Trump's way), and return to fighting oppressive forces in general.

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Aw, it is such a shame Raaaahhndall that one of your puppies got sick and is going back to the kennel....

I am sure that certain members will miss his inane blabber and foolish tomfoolery. I know you will.

Hahahahahaha!!!!!!!

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Find a hobby involving arts and crafts. You're an artist, right? Take up Bonsai. Do volunteer work - ANYTHING other than this. You spend an inordinate amount of time and energy being this cartoon super villain, and it's not healthy.

I really do hope that you get the professional help that you so desperately need, William - preferably before you do harm to yourself, or others. In the meantime go ruin your own BLOG, not this one.

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But I'm not going anywhere Willie. Your David Brent-like performance here is ultimately entertaining. The lack of self-awareness can only be equaled by that character.

"If You Don't Know Me By Now" says Willie (via David Brent, courtesy of Juxtaposition Records) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=riOZoc8vyFQ

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Phil says that Whitten's "spam bombing" is the reason why Phil is unsubscribing from this Substack, and Whitten replies "Hahahahahaha!!!!!!!" I guess that's one more proof that William Whitten is the top commenter here --in a situation like this, his reaction is to string together a longer series of "ha"s and exclamation points than anyone else would. Whitten rules!

Of course, he also writes more comments than anyone else, at least 100 on this page alone, though the quality of his posts is lacking. One of his posts opens with the sentence "Look assbite." One might wonder what the best reply is to someone who says "Look assbite." Perhaps it's not something I could say.

But this isn't just about him addressing one person such as me. He addresses a lot of us in pretty much the same way. Whitten believes that this is an unmoderated forum, and I think by now a lot of us know exactly how he would want to use an unmoderated forum.

I've repeatedly defended Whitten before when people were talking about banning him. The most recent time I stuck up for him on that was last week. Now I've shifted to being neutral on whether he should be banned. These decisions aren't mine to make, and I'm just one person who should have no more power than anyone else in this forum. But Whitten will have one fewer defender on the banning issue from now on.

For now, I'm going to take a break from posting for a little bit, and I may come to a decision about whether I want to keep engaging him.

But if I don't speak to Whitten again, there's one more thing that I think I can say considerately and nicely. Donald Trump has gotten the Covid vaccine, and Whitten can choose whether to do the same. Putting aside what my own decision is, I think Whitten will be happier in the long run if he chooses to do what Trump did. It might matter more than what happens in this forum.

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You seem to suggest Greenwald *calculates* what to write about basing his decisions, at least in part, on what type of reader/commenter he wants to bring in. While he might keep it in mind I don't think he ultimately gives a damn and so he simply writes what he wants.

That it ends up bringing the Willie's type of commenter, well, that may be unfortunate but it's a fact. Whatever the link is and how it came about and why it is sustained should not be Greenwald's concern.

That is, he shouldn't be moderating himself. But he might want to moderate the forum to weed out some obvious spammers.

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"That is the main reason why he attracts an audience much of which is into nutty conspiracy theories and a desire to violently overthrow their political opponents. And the conspiracy-theory stuff is even worse than it appears."--Randall Rose

“The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself, without regard to the prevailing superstitions and taboos. Almost inevitably he comes to the conclusion that the government he lives under is dishonest, insane and intolerable, and so, if he is romantic, he tries to change it. And even if he is not romantic personally he is very apt to spread discontent among those who are.”― H.L. Mencken

It seems that Mr. Rose must have missed this article by Glenn Greenwald:

Questions About the FBI's Role in 1/6 Are Mocked Because the FBI Shapes Liberal Corporate Media

The FBI has been manufacturing and directing terror plots and criminal rings for decades. But now, reverence for security state agencies reigns.

--Glenn Greenwald

https://greenwald.substack.com/p/questions-about-the-fbis-role-in

Mr. Rose's summation:

"I would like to see Greenwald distance himself more from the Trumpian idea of "Deep State" (Trump and Trumpians define the deep state simply as anyone in government who gets in Trump's way), and return to fighting oppressive forces in general."

Former Press Secretary Bill Moyers hosted this article as part of his PBS series on the Deep State

Essay: Anatomy of the Deep State

February 21, 2014

by Mike Lofgren

https://billmoyers.com/2014/02/21/anatomy-of-the-deep-state/

While Mr. Rose attempts to present himself as a sober, rational realist, he instead reveals himself to be a rather naive personality that tends towards an acceptance of 'The Official Narrative' that is unwarranted in the light of history.

It is this perspective that Mr. Rose brings to this forum. As it is his right to have this opinion, I would have no objection to it, but for the fact of his personal attacks on myself that have been ongoing on these forums sense we first encountered one another.

His complaints seem centered on the number of comments I make here. But lately his diatribes have escalated to the point of trying to frame me as a 'violent extremist' who wishes to overthrow the constitutionally elected government of the United States.

He makes these spurious charges based upon a single comment I made saying that I think that Biden should be removed from office by any means necessary. It is an opinion that I expessed after saying I thought that Biden should be impeached and courtmartialed for malfeasance of his duties and president and commander and chief.

Rose then needled me saying that my first opinion of impeachment and courtmartial were not sincere, and he insisted that what I really want is a violent revolution to take place in America. These accusations by Mr. Rose are not only false, but they are delusional and predicated on his pathological hatred of myself and those who support former President Trump.

Mr. Rose has taken every oportunity to attack me on almost any topic I comment on.

I have appealed to his sense of porportion, I have asked him to simply stop stalking me throughout these forums. All to no avail. And then he has the temerity to claim that I have insulted him by my use of "obscene" language, as though his constant slanders against me are not in fact far greater insults of substance, than any calling of names can possibly be.

This dispute will only end, when Mr. Rose can begin to consort himslef in a reasonable manner and put an end to his constant harangue of yours truly.

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Your pontificating has become boring.

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"This dispute will only end, when Mr. Rose can begin to consort(?) himslef(sic) in a reasonable manner and put an end to his constant harangue(?) of yours truly."

The Ginko Biloba not kicked in yet, Charles?

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I'm outta here. Keep up the good fight, RR! See you on the other side.

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"I still read "Michelle Remembers"--Areslent

RAINN Statistics

Every 68 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted. And every 9 minutes, that victim is a child.

https://www.rainn.org/

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Areslent,

Name the female posters yiou claim I used derogatory language towards.

I can name one, Amy, who also used derogatory language towards me. I did cuss at Amy once, but then deleted that comment after settling down.

I also said that I think that Janei Abby is as crazy as a shit-house rat. And I still think that. (Sorry Janet)

You say, "I think a lot of us decided it was all too toxic and simply stopped posting here"

You can speak for yourself, that is fine, but it is unstubstantiated hyperbole to assert what you just have.

Yes it seems to be an unmoderated forum. And perhaps it is best that those who fear and are intimidated by free speech should avoid being insulted by views and language that upsets them.

I suppose, you never appreciated George Carlin, or the great leap he helped bring to the right to free speech with hiis 7 Dirty words skit.

The seven dirty words are seven English-language curse words that American comedian George Carlin first listed in his 1972 "Seven Words You Can Never Say on Television" monologue. The words, in the order Carlin listed them, are: "shit", "piss", "fuck", "cunt", "cocksucker", "motherfucker", and "tits".

How George Carlin’s ‘Seven Words’ Changed Legal History

The comedian’s routine led to a Supreme Court ruling and raised questions about censorship that remain unresolved.

"On May 27, 1972, comedian George Carlin took the stage at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium in Southern California for what would become a seminal moment in broadcast history.

Recording material for a new album, Class Clown, he debuted a monologue called "Seven Words You Can Never Say on Television." Rattled off to hearty laughter and applause, the words were: s**t, p**s, f**k, c**t, c********r, m**********r, and t**s.

The bit was meant to highlight the absurdity of signaling a few words out of the roughly 400,000 in the English language that would somehow corrupt our souls by repeating them for public consumption, and Carlin effectively made his point with silly voices and simple logic.

But the funnyman knew he was treading in dangerous territory: He had been with Lenny Bruce a decade earlier when his mentor was arrested in Chicago for saying at least two of those forbidden words during a show.

Sure enough, Carlin met the same fate in Milwaukee a few months after debuting his "Seven Words." His arrest was eventually thrown out, but the bigger battle was just beginning.

At around 2:00 p.m. on October 30, 1973, East Coast station WBAI-FM warned it was about to air a recording with potentially offensive language and proceeded to play an offshoot of Carlin's routine, this one titled "Filthy Words."

CBS executive John Douglas, a member of a watchdog group called Morality in Media, listened to the broadcast alongside his 15-year-old son as they drove home. Appalled, he filed a complaint with the Federal Communications Commission a few weeks later over the language aired in the middle of the day.

In February 1975, the FCC issued a declaratory order that determined the broadcast to be "indecent" and threatened to impose sanctions on the Pacifica Foundation, who owned WBAI, over any subsequent complaints. Pacifica challenged this finding in court, and in 1977 the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled in favor of the broadcast entity by a 2-1 margin, sending the case all the way up to the Supreme Court.

On July 3, 1978, the Supreme Court issued its landmark ruling in Federal Communications Commission v. Pacifica Foundation, upholding the FCC's power to determine language guidelines and limitations by a 5-4 margin. Penning the majority decision, Justice John Paul Stevens cited the need for such regulation due to broadcast media's "uniquely pervasive presence in the lives of all Americans."

But Justice William Brennan slammed the "misapplication of fundamental First Amendment principles," in his dissent, writing, "The Court's decision may be seen for what, in the broader perspective, it really is: another of the dominant culture's inevitable efforts to force those groups who do not share its mores to conform to its way of thinking, acting, and speaking."

The legal issue of ‘indecency’ returned to courts years later

After the turn of the century, the issue returned to the forefront amid a changing media landscape. Along with the increasing popularity of cable television, the proliferation of the internet, with its burgeoning social media platforms, introduced new avenues for off-color language (and other content) to reach audiences.

But it was traditional broadcast media that found itself in hot water for profanity, specifically for the f-bombs uttered by celebrities like Bono and Cher during live awards telecasts. After the FCC revised its policy to prohibit such "isolated and fleeting" expletives, the Fox network launched a lawsuit to fight these restrictive measures.

In 2009's Federal Communications Commission v. Fox Television Stations, the Supreme Court upheld the power of the FCC in this case but punted the issue of a broader ruling on censorship back to the lower courts for examination.

After the Second Circuit Court found the FCC's policy to be "unconstitutionally vague" in 2010, FCC v. Fox returned to the Supreme Court in 2012. This time, the Court ruled against the FCC, but on the grounds that the Commission had violated due process by not giving a proper warning about its revised policy. Majority opinion author Justice Anthony Kennedy noted that the ruling did not touch on the constitutionality of the policy itself, essentially leaving things as they had been since FCC v. Pacifica was decided in 1978."

https://www.biography.com/news/george-carlin-seven-words-supreme-court

Now, I don't know anymore about Areslent than he knows about me. But I will say, that if he is really as prissy as his comments indicate, that he must have a terrible time with modern films and TV shows. Perhaps all he watches are productins meant for children.

It is difficult for many of us to face this brave new world and all of its contradictions. Some hate those :filthy words. Some hate censorship. Some hate Woke woowoo. Some hate themslves. Some hate everybody but themselves. And some few of us seem to be able to deal with the world the way it is and not the way we think it should be.

And having said all that, I have to agree that it is a good idea for Areslent to stay away. It doesn't seem to me a very wise choice to pop in here with his current comment...but then again, I am the target of his ire....Lol

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Another graduate of the Ayn Rand School of Brevity.

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Today is my last day here and at Taibbi's board, too. My money was never

meant to enable William "Show me on the rubber parrot where Charles touched you" Whitten can use it (and Glenn's rep) to incessantly spam bomb me with irrelevant, unhinged glop. All the rest is just jimmies on the ice cream. With any luck, Williams' wife will figure out who to get him to take his Haloperidol again. I'm not holding my breath. Take care.

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Don't forget he has called me, a lifetime hater of the established DNC, a "bidenista" because I dared to criticize Donald Shitlord Trump, his lord and saviour.

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"Donald Shitlord Trump, his lord and saviour."--Icono

That's the spirit daddio! Dounledown and give me more reasons to consider you a closet Bidenista wankaroo splidge faced monkeyboy.

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You proved his point, as if seeing through Trump means someone is a Bidenist (it doesn't).

Also, it's funny that your urge to insult drove you into using your own Bidenist phrase. Though your version of the "lying dog faced pony soldier" line manages to be even more nonsensical than Biden.

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Oh yea, be sure to keep tabs on my every word here Raaaaaandall.

It is nice to know how much you care. Lol

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But you lick those jackboots eh

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stop projecting your fantasies onto me

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I don’t even have any Jack boots but you can lick my sneakers

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Wow, I just looked at his own substack and you are right. Most recent post is a 9/11 conspiracy article.

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So redge,

Do you think you can make a reasoned rebuttal to that "conspiracy artilcle"?

Can you explain the mechanisms that caused the collapse of the WTC Towers?

Go ahead tell the forum here what caused the collapse of the Twin Towers on September 11. 2001.

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Whitten made his own case about the World Trade Center collapse in a post here a week ago:

"If 12 stories drop on the remaining 98 floors. Then applying Newton's 3rd law, the collapse would be arrested at the 86th floor"

It's fair to say he has a nonstandard view of Newton's 3rd law if he thinks skyscraper collapses work that way.

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Newton's third law states that when two bodies interact, they apply forces to one another that are equal in magnitude and opposite in direction.

Thus If 12 stories drop on the remaining 98 floors. Applying Newton's 3rd law, the collapse would be arrested at the 86th floor.

If none of you grasp elementary physics, that is your own damned fault.

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It’s not a conspiracy theory unless he asserts, as truth, a countervailing argument.

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NIST, which found that of the 16 perimeter columns examined, “only three columns had evidence that the steel reached temperatures above 250˚C [482˚F],” and no evidence that any of the core columns had reached even those temperatures (2005, p. 88).

NIST (2005) says that it “did not generalize these results, since the examined columns represented only 3 percent of the perimeter columns and 1 percent of the core columns from the fire floors”. That only such a tiny percent of the columns was available was due, of course, to the fact that government officials had most of the steel immediately sold and shipped off. In any case, NIST’s findings on the basis of this tiny percent of the columns are not irrelevant: They mean that any speculations that some of the core columns reached much higher temperatures would be just that—pure speculation not backed up by any empirical evidence."

https://thedissedent.page/2021/08/17/9-11-false-flag-psyop/

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