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U.S. Bill Eliminates Environmental Review for All “Communications Facilities”– by B.N. Frank – https://www.activistpost.com/2020/04/u-s-bill-eliminates-environmental-review-for-all-communications-facilities.html – “An industry friendly bill has been introduced in the US House of Representatives that says the FCC does not need to perform any environmental review for 5G and cell antenna deployment under the National Environmental Policy Act… The bill, HR 6488, will undo last year’s historic ruling that vacated the FCC’s decision to do away with NEPA review of small cell deployments. Representative John Shimkus of Illinois introduced the bill which has now been referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Natural Resources… This bill would directly reverse the August 2019 decision by the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit which halted the efforts of the Federal Communications Commission to expedite the deployment of 5G technology.”
Pandemic And Economic Collapse: The Next 60 Days – by Brandon Smith – http://www.alt-market.com/index.php/articles/4200-pandemic-and-economic-collapse-the-next-60-days – “First and foremost, the lockdown issue is on almost everyone’s mind, and as I’ve been saying for the past month, it would not take long before people start freaking out about their financial prospects once they realize this thing may not be over “in two weeks” as we keep hearing every two weeks from the mainstream media, state governments and Donald Trump. The “two weeks until reopen” mantra is designed to keep the public placated and docile, and the establishment will continue to use it until people are finally fed up, which is already beginning to happen… Lockdown protests are sparking up across the country and it’s only going to get worse from now on. Understand though that establishment elites probably expected this, especially in the US, and they are planning to use civil unrest to their advantage… Do not be surprised if some areas of the country do indeed “reopen” next month, but expect these locations to be primarily rural. Do NOT count on first and second tier cities to reopen, at least nowhere near the activity that they had previous to the viral outbreak. In fact, while rural towns try to go back to normalcy, many major cities will probably double down and increase restrictions rather than loosen them… Why do I think this will happen? I’ve noticed an odd narrative being pushed in the mainstream media lately that has me concerned. The MSM is aggressively promoting the notion that rural states and counties are about to be crushed by the coronavirus, and looser restrictions in these places are “a danger to everyone”.”
CV-1984: China Rolls Out Test Of Digital Currency In Four Cities, Western Businesses Testing – by Aaron Kesel – https://www.activistpost.com/2020/04/cv-1984-china-rolls-out-test-of-digital-currency-in-four-cities-western-businesses-testing.html – “China’s central bank The People’s Bank Of China, began testing its new digital Yuan’s interface on April 14th with one of its largest banks, the Agricultural Bank of China, rolling out a test UI. Two weeks later, there are reports that a pilot has been launched. Nineteen restaurants and retail establishments including popular Western restaurant chains like Starbucks, McDonald’s and Subway are participating in the test, Bitcoin.com reported. The test run is taking place in at least four cities in China—Shenzhen, Suzhou, Chengdu and Xiong’an, according to China’s central bank which confirmed the test of its new digital Yuan officially called “Digital Currency Electronic Payment (DCEP)” to the Wall Street Journal… That’s not all, China also launched its Blockchain Service Network (BSN) for domestic and global commercial use. China also announced a 71-person committee for its Blockchain which includes executives from China’s central bank, as well as tech giants Baidu and Tencent, according to an announcement from the country’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT.).. Last year, Max Keiser of the Keiser Report told Kitco News that China was backing the new digital Yuan with gold.”
“The Ripple-Effects Of The Government Lockdown Are Only Starting To Take Shape…” – David Stockman on the Real Reason Why the Government Shutdown Caused an Economic Collapse – Via Doug Casey’s InternationalMan.com – https://www.zerohedge.com/health/ripple-effects-government-lockdown-are-only-starting-take-shape – “International Man: Is the government’s reaction to COVID-19 worse than the virus itself? What are your thoughts?.. David Stockman: I think for once, Donald Trump was right when he worried out loud the other day that the cure may be far worse than the disease… Governors – mostly Democratic governors and mayors of major areas of the country – have imposed Lockdown Nation. It’s a complete economic disaster… It’s a wrong policy from a public health point of view and an economic point of view… It is hitting, like a ton of bricks, a highly fragile and vulnerable economy that was living hand to mouth anyway because of the kind of highly counterproductive monetary and fiscal policies and debt build-up we’ve had over the last 30 years… If you look at the data for New York—which is the epicenter of the whole COVID-19 pandemic—it is abundantly clear that COVID is not some kind of latter-day Black Death plague that takes down the young, the old, the healthy, the sick, and everyone in between… It is a kind of super winter flu that strikes fatally, almost entirely, the elderly population that is already afflicted with many life-threatening medical conditions—or what the technicians call comorbidities… The shutdown, which I call the “plenary lockdown policy,” is wrong. Closing all the businesses except a tiny, arbitrary set of essential operations is courting disaster for no good reason… I think the best way to look at it is to see that $6 trillion of new debt in two years is equivalent to what it took 213 years and 43 presidents to produce—that’s how long it took to get to the first $6 trillion of public debt… That’s how bad this has gotten, and it will destroy any remaining semblance of market capitalism we have in this country… When you have a coast-to-coast soup line, with the government underwriting 100% of what everybody was getting in January 2020 by merely piling it onto the public debt, and then having the Fed printing money to fund it, you’re asking for a calamity—a financial and economic disaster of biblical proportions.””
Questioning the Coronavirus Pandemic – Separating Fact from Fiction (1hr 45min) – with Dr. Kelly Brogan, Dr. Andrew Kaufman and Dr. Barre Lando, Hosted by Matt Belair
Anatomy Of A Fiat Currency Collapse – by Alasdair Macleod – https://www.goldmoney.com/research/goldmoney-insights/anatomy-of-a-fiat-currency-collapse – “This article asserts that infinite money-printing is set to destroy fiat currencies far quicker than might be generally thought. This final act of monetary destruction follows a 98% loss of purchasing power for dollars since the London gold pool failed. And now the Fed and other major central banks are committing to an accelerated, infinite monetary debasement to underwrite their entire private sectors and their governments’ spending, to prop up bond markets and therefore all financial asset prices… It repeats the mistakes of John Law in France three hundred years ago almost to the letter, but this time on a global scale. History, economic theory and even common sense tell us governments and their central banks will rapidly destroy their currencies. So that we can see how to protect ourselves from this monetary madness, we dig into history for guidance to see who benefited from the Austrian and German hyperinflations of 1922-23, and how fortunes were made and lost.”
No, This Is Not Another 1929, 1973, 1987, 2000, Or 2008 – by Charles Hugh Smith – https://www.zerohedge.com/markets/no-not-another-1929-1973-1987-2000-or-2008 – “But the reality is there is no analogous situation in the past to the present, and so all the predictions based on past performance will be misleading. The chartists and analysts claim that all markets act on the same patterns, which are reflections of human nature, and so seeking correlations of volatility and valuation that “worked” in the past will work in 2020… Does anyone really believe the correlations of the past decade or two are high-probability predictors of the future as the entire brittle construct of fictional capital and extremes of globalization and financialization all unravel at once?.. Here are a few of the many consequential differences between all previous recessions and the current situation…”
“Like A Black Mirror Episode”: Company Laid Off 406 People In 2-Minute Zoom Call – by Tyler Durden – https://www.zerohedge.com/economics/black-mirror-episode-company-laid-406-people-2-minute-zoom-call – “A California-based startup that’s seen recent success as a popular electric scooter rental service in cities across the nation appears to have set a record in terms of number of employees laid off on the spot in the least amount of time… Bird, which is headquartered in Santa Monica, but maintains clusters of employees nationwide that must service and oversee its fleet of ‘Bird scooters’ including app developers — invited 406 employees to attend what the company called a “COVID-19 Update” Zoom meeting on March 27. And then a massacre ensued… a two-minute massacre… ‘Once employees logged onto the one-way meeting, a woman’s voice began reading a script, informing the attendees that they had all been laid off in a 2-minute speech,’ SF Gate describes… To add insult to injury it was the chief communications officer, Rebecca Hahn, apparently forced to fire over 400 employees on the spot seemingly while fighting back tears – in a “choked monotone” as one staff member put it – instead of Bird’s founder and CEO, Travis VanderZanden. This was some 40% of the company’s total employees… A prior detailed account was related by dot.LA as follows: The woman began by acknowledging ‘this is a suboptimal way to deliver this message.’ Then she cut to the chase: ‘COVID-19 has also had a massive impact on our business, one that has forced our leadership team and our board of directors to make extremely difficult and painful decisions. One of those decisions is to eliminate a number of roles at the company. Unfortunately your role is impacted by this decision.’ “
Turkey Deployed Over 2,800 Military Vehicles In Syria’s Greater Idlib: Monitoring Group – https://southfront.org/turkey-deployed-over-2800-military-vehicles-in-syrias-greater-idlib-monitoring-group/ ‘ The Turkish military has deployed 2,810 vehicles in the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib since the ceasefire became active on March 5, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) revealed on April 24… According to the UK-based monitoring group, a total of 10,300 Turkish service members have been sent to Greater Idlib since last February. The troops are stationed in more than 50 posts throughout the Syrian region.” (underlined emphasis added)
RAND Corporation Brings Back Cold War Era Assessment Of Russian Correlation of Forces and Means – https://southfront.org/rand-corporation-brings-back-cold-war-era-assessment-of-russian-correlation-of-forces-and-means/ – “In late April 2020, the infamous RAND Corporation released a report that used to be a stable of US and allies understanding of the Soviet Union during the Cold War Era… It is named “Russian Assessments and Applications of the Correlation of Forces and Means.” [pdf]”
Field Marshal Haftar Addresses The Nation As Opposing GNA Pumps Out Dubious Propaganda – https://southfront.org/field-marshal-haftar-addresses-the-nation-as-opposing-gna-pumps-out-dubious-propaganda/ – “On April 23rd, Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar addressed the Libyan Nation… In his speech, he held the Presidential Council fully responsible for losing the sovereignty of the country to Turkish invaders and terrorists and called for the complete rejection of the Libyan Political Agreement… Below is the English translation of his entire statement…”
USA Today Fact Check: It’s True Hospitals Are Paid More If Patients Listed as COVID-19, on Ventilators – Don’t worry, nobody has ever acted on a powerful financial incentive – by Michelle Rogers – https://www.anti-empire.com/usa-today-fact-check-its-true-hospitals-are-paid-more-if-patients-listed-as-covid-19-on-ventilators/ – “Our ruling: True: We rate the claim that hospitals get paid more if patients are listed as COVID-19 and on ventilators as TRUE.Hospitals and doctors do get paid more for Medicare patients diagnosed with COVID-19 or if it’s considered presumed they have COVID-19 absent a laboratory-confirmed test, and three times more if placed on a ventilator to cover the cost of care and loss of business resulting from a shift in focus to treat COVID-19 cases… This higher allocation of funds has been made possible under the CARES Act through a Medicare 20% add-on to its regular DRG payment for COVID-19 patients, as verified by USA TODAY through the American Hospital Association Special Bulletin on the topic.”
Dr. Stefan Lanka – Why HIV has never been isolated (20 min) – Note: To understand the importance of this, simply substitute “Coronavirus” for “HIV.” This video is from 1994, Dr. Lanka has many more videos on YouTube, some on Coronavirus.
Russian GRU Col. Vladimir Kvachkov Exposes Coronavirus NWO Agenda (11 min)
California ER Physicians: Sheltering in Place Does More Harm than Good – Lowers Our Immune System – by Brian Shilhavy – https://healthimpactnews.com/2020/california-er-physicians-sheltering-in-place-does-more-harm-than-good-lowers-our-immune-system/ – “Doctors Dan Erickson and Artin Massihi of Accelerated Urgent Care in Kern County, California refuse to wear masks outside. They say the longer people stay inside, the more their immune system drops… Local NBC News affiliate KGET in Bakersfield interviewed the two doctors this week (April 2020), and the video of the interview was posted on their Facebook Page where it has already been viewed by almost 3 million people at the time of this publication… Will Facebook remove it, since these doctors disagree with other health authorities? We are publishing the YouTube version below, although Google is also censoring views like this on YouTube, so it will be interesting to see if they censor something a corporate-sponsored “mainstream” media source has published at the local affiliate in Bakersfield, California… The doctors are reportedly the owners of the largest testing site in Kern County, Califorina. They’ve tested over 5000 people already for COVID-19.”
From the Bad-To-The-Bone Desk: Techno-Tyranny: How The US National Security State Is Using Coronavirus To Fulfill An Orwellian Vision – by Whitney Webb – https://www.thelastamericanvagabond.com/top-news/techno-tyranny-how-us-national-security-state-using-coronavirus-fulfill-orwellian-vision/ – “Last year, a government commission called for the US to adopt an AI-driven mass surveillance system far beyond that used in any other country in order to ensure American hegemony in artificial intelligence. Now, many of the “obstacles” they had cited as preventing its implementation are rapidly being removed under the guise of combating the coronavirus crisis.,, Now, less than a year later, the coronavirus crisis has helped spawn a slew of headlines in just the last few weeks that paint AI very differently, including “How Artificial Intelligence Can Help Fight Coronavirus,” “How AI May Prevent the Next Coronavirus Outbreak,” “AI Becomes an Ally in the Fight Against COVID-19,” “Coronavirus: AI steps up in battle against COVID-19,” and “Here’s How AI Can Help Africa Fight the Coronavirus,” among numerous others… It is indeed striking how the coronavirus crisis has seemingly fulfilled the NSCAI’s entire wishlist and removed many of the obstacles to the mass adoption of AI technologies in the United States. Like major crises of the past, the national security state appears to be using the chaos and fear to promote and implement initiatives that would be normally rejected by Americans and, if history is any indicator, these new changes will remain long after the coronavirus crisis fades from the news cycle. It is essential that these so-called “solutions” be recognized for what they are and that we consider what type of world they will end up creating – an authoritarian technocracy. We ignore the rapid advance of these NSCAI-promoted initiatives and the phasing out of so-called “legacy systems” (and with them, many long-cherished freedoms) at our own peril.”
Trump Says He “Strongly Disagrees” With Gov Kemp’s Decision To Reopen Georgia – https://www.zerohedge.com/political/trump-says-he-strongly-disagrees-gov-kemps-decision-reopen-georgia – “In his first major break with Republican governors since the beginning of the pandemic, President Trump said during Wednesday evening’s press briefing that he “strongly disagreed” with Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp’s decision to start reopening his state on Friday: ‘I told the governor of Georgia, Brian Kemp, that I disagree strongly with his decision to open certain facilities which are in violation of the phase one guidelines for the incredible people of Georgia,’ the president said during his nightly press conference on Wednesday. ‘But at the same time, he must do what he thinks is right, I want him to do what he thinks is right.’.. Specifically, Trump cited Georgia’s non-compliance with the standards laid out in the ‘Phase 1’ federal guidelines as his reason for disagreeing with the decision. Remember, qualifying for phase one requires seeing a 14-day decline in new infections, though cases have declined from record highs seen earlier this month… The governor’s decision, which he announced on Monday, was met with a hail of criticism from scientists, the press, Democrats and even some Republicans. Many small business owners have said they probably won’t reopen right away despite the decision, and the mayors of the state’s biggest cities – all of whom are Democrats – are telling residents to simply ignore the governor. ”
Techno-Tyranny: How The US National Security State Is Using Coronavirus To Fulfill An Orwellian Vision – by Whitney Webb – https://www.thelastamericanvagabond.com/top-news/techno-tyranny-how-us-national-security-state-using-coronavirus-fulfill-orwellian-vision/ – “Last year, a U.S. government body dedicated to examining how artificial intelligence can “address the national security and defense needs of the United States” discussed in detail the “structural” changes that the American economy and society must undergo in order to ensure a technological advantage over China, according to a recent document acquired through a FOIA request. This document suggests that the U.S. follow China’s lead and even surpass them in many aspects related to AI-driven technologies, particularly their use of mass surveillance. This perspective clearly clashes with the public rhetoric of prominent U.S. government officials and politicians on China, who have labeled the Chinese government’s technology investments and export of its surveillance systems and other technologies as a major “threat” to Americans’ “way of life.”… In addition, many of the steps for the implementation of such a program in the U.S., as laid out in this newly available document, are currently being promoted and implemented as part of the government’s response to the current coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis. This likely due to the fact that many members of this same body have considerable overlap with the taskforces and advisors currently guiding the government’s plans to “re-open the economy” and efforts to use technology to respond to the current crisis… The FOIA document, obtained by the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), was produced by a little-known U.S. government organization called the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence (NSCAI). It was created by the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) and its official purpose is ‘to consider the methods and means necessary to advance the development of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, and associated technologies to comprehensively address the national security and defense needs of the United States.’ ”
CBDC: The Overarching Goal Behind The Digitisation Of Money? – by Steven Guinness – https://www.zerohedge.com/crypto/cbdc-overarching-goal-behind-digitisation-money – “In January 2019 the Bank for International Settlements published a paper called, ‘Proceeding with caution – a survey on central bank digital currency‘. I briefly covered the survey in an article published back in September last year. Back then the BIS reported that a majority of banks were engaged in active research on CBDC’s, but none were yet in a position to launch a digital variant of physical money… The BIS followed this survey up in January 2020 with some new research – ‘Impending arrival – a sequel to the survey on central bank digital currency‘… We learn that the 70% of central banks that were researching CBDC’s has now risen to 80%, with many of them reliant on ‘research conducted by international organisations (in particular the BIS and the IMF) or regional networks‘. The BIS’s Innovation Hub initiative, established in the summer of 2019, has been key in coordinating the advancement of CBDC’s projects worldwide. This is one of the reasons why banks are operating in step with one another… As the survey points out, ‘collaboration through international vehicles such as the BIS Innovation Hub will be necessary to avoid any unforeseen international consequences.’ ”
565 Americans Have Lost Their Job For Every Confirmed COVID-19 Death In The US – by Tyler Durden – https://www.zerohedge.com/personal-finance/565-americans-have-lost-their-job-every-confirmed-covid-19-death-us – “Worse still, the final numbers will likely be worsened due to the bailout itself: as a reminder, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, passed on March 27, could contribute to new records being reached in coming weeks as it increases eligibility for jobless claims to self-employed and gig workers, extends the maximum number of weeks that one can receive benefits, and provides an additional $600 per week until July 31. A recent WSJ article noted that this has created incentives for some businesses to temporarily furlough their employees, knowing that they will be covered financially as the economy is shutdown. Meanwhile, those making below $50k will generally be made whole and possibly be better off on unemployment benefits… Furthermore, as families across the nation grapple with lost jobs and struggle to get meals on the table, The Epoch Times’ Zachary Stieber reports that food stamp benefits are up 40%, according to the Department of Agriculture.”
VERY important contribution from Truthstream Media – The Characteristics of an Initiation Ritual (13 min)
Fact Checking the Fact Checkers: Bill Gates, ID2020 & Vaccine Microchips (18 min) – by Spiro Skouras
Lies, Damned Lies and Coronavirus Statistics (1hr 8min) – by James Corbett
“There’s No Liquidity” – Mortgage Lenders Abandon “No Brainer” Best Credit Risk Borrowers – by Tyler Durden – https://www.zerohedge.com/markets/theres-no-liquidity-mortgage-lenders-abandon-no-brainer-best-credit-risk-borrowers – “Jumbo loans are mortgages for the best credit risk borrowers who want to purchase mansions. In pre-corona times, lenders were falling over each other to welcome jumbo borrowers, but not anymore… Greg McBride, the Bankrate chief financial analyst, recently said demand has dried up for jumbo mortgages as investors shift to mortgage bonds for government-backed loans where ‘they’re assured of receiving payments even if large numbers of borrowers are in forbearance.’.. ‘Most mortgages get made by lenders who then sell it to someone else,’ McBride said. ‘If there is no willing buyer, lenders will stop closing loans so as not to be stuck holding the bag.’ ”
Of All The Banks That Shafted Small Businesses Out Of Coronavirus Relief, JPMorgan Takes The Cake – by Tyler Durden – https://www.zerohedge.com/economics/all-banks-shafted-small-businesses-out-coronavirus-relief-jpmorgan-takes-cake – “Of the bank’s more than 300,000 small business customers who applied, only around 18,000 were funded according to the report. Meanwhile, around 5,500 of the bank’s commercial banking customers – nearly all of them, received loans through the small business lending program… What – was the bank supposed to simply make less money by holding up loans to giant corporations (many of which are public) in order to serve smaller clients that the PPP stimulus money was meant for? At least 29 public companies have disclosed receiving loans from JPMorgan, totaling approximately $141 million, and averaging around $5 million each… The $349 billion PPP offered forgivable loans of up to $10 million for companies with up to 500 employees. The funds quickly dried up after a flood of large businesses and hedge funds tapped the program ahead of those who need it most – struggling small businesses… With lenders inundated with applications, the Small Business Administration’s computer system temporarily froze – running out of money in just 13 days.”
What Did U.S. Intel Really Know About the ‘Chinese’ Virus? – by Pepe Escobar – http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/55094.htm – “The bottom line is explosive: the Trump administration as well as the CDC had an advance warning of no less than four months – from November to March – to be properly prepared for Covid-19 hitting the U.S. And they did nothing. The whole “China is a witch!” case is debunked… Moreover, the Israeli disclosure supports what’s nothing less than extraordinary: U.S. intel already knew about Sars-Cov-2 roughly one month before the first confirmed cases detected by doctors in a Wuhan hospital. Talk about divine intervention… That could only have happened if U.S. intel knew, for sure, about a previous chain of events that would necessarily lead to the “mysterious outbreak” in Wuhan. And not only that: they knew exactly where to look. Not in Inner Mongolia, not in Beijing, not in Guangdong province.”
CDC’s failed coronavirus tests were tainted with coronavirus, feds confirm – A federal investigation found CDC researchers not following protocol – by Beth Mole – https://arstechnica.com/science/2020/04/cdcs-failed-coronavirus-tests-were-tainted-with-coronavirus-feds-confirm/ – “…according to investigation results reported by The New York Times, federal officials confirm that sloppy laboratory practices at two of three CDC labs involved in the tests’ creation led to contamination of the tests and their uninterpretable results… Shortly after the problems became apparent in early February, the Food and Drug Administration sent Timothy Stenzel, chief of in vitro diagnostics and radiological health, to the CDC to investigate what was going wrong. According to the Times, he found a lack of coordination and inexperience in commercial manufacturing.
California Study Shows Virus Much More Pervasive “But Not Killing At Rate We Thought” – by Tyler Durden – https://www.zerohedge.com/health/la-stanford-studies-show-virus-more-widespread-less-deadly-thought – “The LA Times reports on preliminary findings from a coronavirus study in Los Angeles County, which show a whopping 4.1% of adults have antibodies to the virus in their blood. The county is home to 10 million residents, meaning hundreds of thousands have likely been exposed, according to the study… LA Times concludes of the study’s high numbers: ‘That translates to roughly 221,000 to 442,000 adults who have recovered from an infection, once margin of error is taken into account, according to the researchers conducting the study. The county had reported fewer than 8,000 cases at that time.’.. One scientist concluded that among Californians the study results are ‘very consistent with the fact that the virus is very common but not killing at the rate we thought.’.. But the study presents a possible upside as well: The findings suggest the fatality rate may be much lower than previously thought. But although the virus may be more widespread, the infection rate still falls far short of herd immunity that, absent a vaccine, would be key to return to normal life.” (emphasis added)
CA To Allow Elective Surgeries, Ramp Up Coronavirus Testing – California hospitals can resume elective surgeries that had been on hold due to the coronavirus, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday – by Nick Garber – https://patch.com/california/santacruz/s/h3a76/ca-to-allow-elective-surgeries-ramp-up-coronavirus-testing – “Hospitals in California are now in a position to resume scheduling elective surgeries, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday, saying the state’s medical facilities had expanded enough to handle any future surges of new coronavirus patients… ‘If [procedures] are delayed, it becomes ultimately denied,’ Newsom said at Wednesday afternoon’s news conference… Again on Wednesday, Newsom said he could not provide a timeline for when major sectors of California’s economy could reopen. The gradual process of reopening will look like a dimmer, the governor said — not a light switch… ‘There is no light switch, and there is no date,’ Newsom said… Most notably, the state may need to reintroduce strict containment measures as long as the virus remains present, Newsom has said. The governor described a ‘toggling back and forth between more-restrictive and less-restrictive measures’ when the virus inevitably surges back… Large public events and mass gatherings will remain banned until a vaccine is developed and the state reaches “herd immunity” — a development that won’t come for at least 18 months, experts have said.” (emphasis added)
Fauci Resurfaces: NIH Panel Recommends Against Drug Combo Promoted By Trump For COVID-19 – by Alex Stevens – https://newspushed.com/fauci-resurfaces-nih-panel-recommends-against-drug-combo-promoted-by-trump-for-covid-19/ – ““This step-back allows Dr. Fauci to better position himself for maximum political damage when the [Democrat] operatives deploy Fauci as an expert antagonist who recommended against re-opening; which frames the soon-to-be deployed ‘dangerous Trump’ narrative,’ Conservative Treehouse reports… ‘However, in the background; and with Fauci’s crew working on the Bill Gates objective for global COVID-19 vaccinations; the NIH today recommends against any treatment for the coronavirus using a hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin cocktail,’ CTH adds… ‘A panel of experts convened by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases recommends against doctors using a combination of hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin for the treatment of COVID-19 patients because of potential toxicities,’ National Public Radio reports.”
From the Enemies-Of-The-People Desk: CDC director warns second wave of coronavirus is likely to be even more devastating – by Lena H. Sun – https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/2020/04/21/coronavirus-secondwave-cdcdirector/ – ” ‘There’s a possibility that the assault of the virus on our nation next winter will actually be even more difficult than the one we just went through,’ CDC Director Robert Redfield said in an interview with The Washington Post. ‘And when I’ve said this to others, they kind of put their head back, they don’t understand what I mean.’.. In a wide-ranging interview, Redfield said federal and state officials need to use the coming months to prepare for what lies ahead. As stay-at-home orders are lifted, officials need to stress the continued importance of social distancing, he said. They also need to massively scale up their ability to identify the infected through testing and find everyone they interact with through contact tracing. Doing so prevents new cases from becoming larger outbreaks.”
From the Be-VERY-Afraid Desk: A mysterious blood-clotting complication is killing coronavirus patients – by Ariana Eunjung Cha – https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/2020/04/22/coronavirus-blood-clots/ – “Increasingly, doctors also are reporting bizarre, unsettling cases that don’t seem to follow any of the textbooks they’ve trained on. They describe patients with startlingly low oxygen levels — so low that they would normally be unconscious or near death — talking and swiping on their phones. Asymptomatic pregnant women suddenly in cardiac arrest. Patients who by all conventional measures seem to have mild disease deteriorating within minutes and dying at home… With no clear patterns in terms of age or chronic conditions, some scientists hypothesize that at least some of these abnormalities may be explained by severe changes in patients’ blood.” – Comment: U.S. Intelligence has been targeting “persons of interest” for the last few decades with technological attacks. What if these technologies are now being used against “Covid-19” patients to continue the push for social control?
Police start fining people for not wearing face masks in public – https://www.timesofisrael.com/police-start-fining-people-for-not-wearing-face-masks-in-public/ – “Under the rule, masks covering the mouth and nose must be worn when in “a building other than one’s residence or another place where one stays on a regular basis,” on public transport, and during “assembly in an open space.” Masks must also be carried at all times when outside of one’s home… In addition, business owners must deny entry and service to customers not wearing masks.”
De Blasio: Ratting out neighbors for social distancing isn’t ‘snitching’ – Threatens $1000 fines for those “not heeding” social distancing – https://nypost.com/2020/04/19/de-blasio-reporting-social-distancing-flouters-is-saving-lives/ – “Mayor Bill de Blasio doubled down on his controversial push to get New Yorkers to rat on their neighbors who are not social distancing — insisting it was needed in “wartime” with an invisible enemy… ‘In war times, in a time when people’s lives are threatened … I’m sorry, this is not snitching, this is saving lives,’ Hizzoner said of his “New Squeal” push for New Yorkers to snap photos of those gathering in public…’“You’ve got to do it,’ he said, insisting it was the only way of ‘protecting your own family’ and fellow Gothamites… ‘When we were threatened with terrorism, no one doubted that it was right if you saw something to call it in immediately,’ he said of suspicious behavior… ‘This is just the same reality, we just have a different enemy — an enemy you can’t see, but an enemy that has taken so many lives’ he said… ‘We need those photos. We need those locations so we can enforce right away.’.. The mayor conceded that staying inside was only going to get harder with the arrival of gorgeous Springtime temperatures — but threatened to dole out $1,000 fines for those he said failed to heed social distancing guidelines… ‘If you don’t understand it yet, we’re gonna have to get tougher and tougher,’ he said… As of Sunday, the city had issued a total 244 summonses and fines of up to $1,000 thanks to “proactive enforcement efforts” — not including extra ones from the NYPD in response to 311 or 911 calls, a City Hall spokesperson told The Post.”
Email Addresses And Passwords From WHO, NIH, Wuhan Lab, And Gates Foundation Dumped On 4chan – by Tyler Durden – https://www.zerohedge.com/health/email-addresses-and-passwords-who-nih-wuhan-lab-and-gates-foundation-dumped-4chan – “A cache of nearly 25,000 email addresses and passwords allegedly belonging to the World Health Organization (WHO), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Wuhan Institute of Virology, Bill Gates Foundation and several other groups involved with the coronavirus pandemic response were dumped on 4chan before appearing on several other websites, according to the SITE Intelligence Group… The report by SITE, based in Bethesda, Md., said the largest group of alleged emails and passwords was from the NIH, with 9,938 found on lists posted online. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had the second-highest number, with 6,857. The World Bank had 5,120. The list of WHO addresses and passwords totaled 2,732. –Washington Post”
Another Million Homeowners Just Applied For COVID-19 Forbearance In The Past Week – by Tyler Durden – https://www.zerohedge.com/economics/million-more-homeowners-apply-mortgage-assistance-number-forbearance-continues-spike – “Last week we reported that the number of Americans applying for the government’s mortgage forbearance program had spiked to 3.74%, up from 2.73% the week before… One week later, total home loans in pandemic-induced forbearance stand at 5.95%, an increase of 60% on the week as roughly a million more homeowners applied for help – bringing the total number of distressed borrowers under the program to roughly 3 million, according to the new Forbearance and Call Volume Survey published by the Mortgage Bankers Association… Of those, Ginnie Mae loans grew the most week-over-week, from 5.89% to 8.26%, while the share of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac loans grew from 2.44% to 4.64%.”
Trump Ordered US Navy To Destroy Iranian Gunboats That Harras US Warships In Persian Gulf – https://southfront.org/trump-ordered-us-navy-to-destroy-iranian-gunboats-that-harras-us-warships-in-persian-gulf/ – “A recent video released by #Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps shows the IRGC Navy warning off a flotilla of US warships in the #PersianGulf as they try to approach the Iranian territorial waters. http://ptv.io/2rA1… Recently, the number of incident between the US Navy and the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Navy in the Persian Gulf increased… ‘I have instructed the United States Navy to shoot down and destroy any and all Iranian gunboats if they harass our ships at sea.’ -@RealDonaldTrump on Twitter”
Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham Executes 19-Year Old Handed Over By Turkish Authorities – https://southfront.org/hayat-tahrir-al-sham-executes-19-year-old-handed-over-by-turkish-authorities/ – “According to activists, the victim, Mohamad Aqib Hamam Tanu, was departed to Syria’s Greater Idlib, controlled by HTS and other terrorist groups, by Turkish authorities. Tano was a refuge in Turkey for the last five years… Locals from Tanu’s hometown, Darat Izza in northern Aleppo, denied HTS’ accusations. The locals said HTS executed Tanu because its security forces found insults to their leader, Abu Mohamad al-Julani, in his phone… Tanu was reportedly a former member of the Ahrar al-Sham Movement. The Turkish-backed group is one of the main opponents of HTS, which indicate that the man was indeed executed because of his political believes (sic).”
A Post I put up today on a Chat Group: Re: “The Guns”: If, in fact, there are plans afoot (and it should be clear by this point that every detail of the program of bringing down the New Order on the people of the world globally has been carefully considered in advance) to invade private homes and remove family members, including children “safely, and with dignity,” and last week Dr. Michael Ryan, executive director of the WHO Health Emergencies Programme, said that this was going to be essential and was coming, then I would anticipate this will go over the “red lines” of many people who have already come out declaring that they do not consent to the extreme over-reach of authority by so-called National Governments and that they would not be taking the Vaccine Injections, nor would they be allowing them for their families. In this case, I speculate that the use of ballistic weaponry will likely be involved in peoples’ defensive measures – And this will be the justification used by the globalist-complicit “local authorities” for the absolute violation of natural, unalienable rights of self-defense involved with starting operations to remove peoples’ guns.
US Threatens Strikes On 122 Targets Within Iraq Unless Tension Subsides – https://southfront.org/us-threatens-strikes-on-122-targets-within-iraq-unless-tension-subsides/ – “Reportedly, in March, the Pentagon began drafting plans for a major escalation against the Iran-backed factions, namely Kata’ib Hezbollah, blamed for the rockets… Kata’ib Hezbollah is a part of the Popular Mobilization Units, which are a part of the Iraqi Armed Forces. The US attacked their positions on December 30th, 2019 in a reported response on attacks blamed on them, and as a result killed dozens… The above-mentioned Pentagon plan, reportedly includes simultaneously hitting 122 inside Iraq if any more Americans died: ‘Washington told us they’d simultaneously hit 122 targets in Iraq if more Americans died,’ a top Iraqi official said.”
‘Coronavirus Did Not Come out of a Laboratory’, WHO Holds – https://www.telesurenglish.net/news/Coronavirus-Did-Not-Come-out-of-a-Laboratory-WHO-Holds-20200421-0002.html – “The UN agency insists that ‘we must focus on facts’ and not on conspiracy theories… The World Health Organization (WHO) Tuesday denied that the coronavirus was created in a laboratory and clarified that the pathogen originated in animals… ‘All the evidence we have suggests that the virus was of animal origin and did not undergo genetic manipulation,” the WHO spokeswoman Fadela Chaib said… ‘Many researchers have analyzed the genetic characteristics of the virus and have found no indications supporting the idea that it was built in a laboratory… Every day we are not only fighting the pandemic but also the infodemic,’ she added.” (emphasis added) Comment: First they ignore you, then they oppose you, then you win.
New Alt Information Site: QuestioningCovid.com – Clinicians, Researchers, & Health Experts from Around the World – https://questioningcovid.com/ – This site just came out a couple of days ago – It has twice as many articles now as it did when it came out. Bookmark this and revisit frequently to stay on top of what’s being revealed.
Misleading Pictures Behind The Media’s Fight Against Relaxing Lockdown Orders – by Mike Santorini – https://newspushed.com/misleading-pictures-behind-the-medias-fight-against-relaxing-lockdown-orders/ – “U.S. states that haven’t been as heavily affected by the coronavirus as others are taking steps to return to normalcy by easing restrictions to reopen their economies. The media seems to overwhelmingly think this is a bad idea and continues to show those efforts in a bad light.”
PhD Epidemiologist: Social Distancing and Lockdown Worst Way to Deal with Airborne Respiratory Virus (w/Video 42min)- Comments by Brian Shilhavy – https://healthimpactnews.com/2020/phd-epidemiologist-social-distancing-and-lockdown-worst-way-to-deal-with-airborne-respiratory-virus/ – “Today we continue to offer alternative perspectives from other scientists and medical doctors on the COVID-19 virus, and the response to it. As I have previously written, we feel it is important to give a voice to all sides of this current pandemic, especially because so much is being censored from the coporate-sponsored “mainstream” media… Facebook just announced, for example, that they are banning any information regarding protests against the government’s response to COVID-19 that has put millions of people out of work.”
Will people in the U.S. have to cope with another 18 months of rolling coronavirus shutdowns? This expert thinks they will – by Tracey Watson – https://thecommonsenseshow.com/economics-health-martial-law/will-people-us-have-cope-another-18-months-rolling-coronavirus-shutdowns-expert-thinks-they-will – “As reported by MSN Money, Neel Kashkari, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, has warned that unless an effective treatment or vaccine can be found for the coronavirus, it is likely that the U.S. economy will have to deal with many months of rolling shutdowns as the country deals with repeated disease flareups… “We’re looking around the world,” Kashkari told CBS’s Face the Nation. ‘As they relax the economic controls, the virus flares back up again… We could have these waves of flareups, controls, flareups and controls until we actually get a therapy or a vaccine,’ he added. ‘I think we should all be focusing on an 18-month strategy for our health care system and our economy.’.. While Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and one of President Trump’s chief advisers on the coronavirus, has indicated that some parts of the economy could be reopened in May, he has warned that the disease could flare up again in the Fall.” (emphases added) – Comment: Since when is Neel Kashkari, a Fed Banker, and one of the principal architects of the engineered financial collapse of 2008-2009, an “expert” on public health policy?! This guy is an insider’s insider. He say “the economy” will have to deal with months of draconian public policy created by people like him, based on what are obvious distortions and lies. And the ultimate aim is for a “new economy,” created in secret by unknown groups with whom Kashcari is most likely involved. Wake up and smell the coffee.
REVEALED: UK Ministers Knew Crisis Had Peaked Before Lockdown, But Panicked Anyway – from 21st Century Wire.com – https://21stcenturywire.com/2020/04/20/revealed-uk-ministers-knew-crisis-had-peaked-before-lockdown-but-panicked-anyway/ – “The Oxford professor also explains how government experts have been ‘consistently wrong’ throughout the crisis, and even revealed how UK ministers descended into panic, and appeared to have ‘lost sight of the evidence’ – as they rushed the country into a full national quarantine even though they had access to, and were being briefed with, accurate data which showed the crisis had already peaked… Heneghan also stated that some of the non-lockdown states like Sweden have done well to ‘hold their nerve’ while eschewing popular ‘doomsday scenarios’ which were being pushed incessantly by governments and media in order to justify draconian lockdown policies. The Scandinavian country has recorded just 392 new patients and 40 deaths today, approximately 10 per cent of the UK totals. Britain’s diagnoses have not been announced yet.”
7 OUT OF 9 CHILDREN DIE IN Senegal, Africa COVID-19 Vaccine trial . . . . . . . (1 minute)
The Truth About Dr. Anthony Fauci, Featuring Dr. Judy Mikovitz, the Woman Whose Work He Attacked (8 min) – from ChildrensHealthDefense.org
FINALLY: CNN Covers Sexual Assault Allegations Against Biden 24 Days Later – by Mike Santorini – https://newspushed.com/finally-cnn-covers-sexual-assault-allegations-against-biden-24-days-later/ – “At long last, treated as secondary to Democrats’ thoughts on the matter, CNN covered the allegations… ‘Multiple media outlets, including The New York Times, Washington Post and the Associated Press, have interviewed Reade and published details surrounding her allegation in recent days. CNN reached out to Reade this week, but she has not agreed to be interviewed,’ CNN reported, before detailing Reade’s story.”
Zuckerberg Calls Lockdown Protests ‘Misinformation’; Promises Facebook Will Ban Organizers – by Mike Santorini – https://newspushed.com/zuckerberg-calls-lockdown-protests-misinformation-promises-facebook-will-ban-organizers/ – “Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said information about organized protests against stay-at-home orders spread on the platform will be banned as “harmful misinformation.”.. Zuckerberg made the remarks in an interview with ABC’s “Good Morning America” with George Stephanopoulos on Monday… ‘How do you deal with the fact that Facebook is now being used to organize a lot of these protests to defy social distancing guidelines in states?’ Stephanopoulos asked. ‘If somebody trying to organize something like that, does that qualify as harmful misinformation?’.. ‘We do classify that as harmful misinformation and we take that down,’ Zuckerberg said. ‘At the same time, it’s important that people can debate policies, so there’s a line on this, you know, more than normal political discourse. I think a lot of the stuff that people are saying that is false around a health emergency like this can be classified as harmful misinformation.’.. A spokesperson for Facebook said the platform will only take down events that violate state social distancing laws.”
From the We-Love-Our-Servitude Desk: Signs Of Hope And Across Bay Area During Coronavirus Crisis – https://patch.com/california/santacruz/s/h36e0/signs-of-hope-and-across-bay-area-during-coronavirus-crisis – “At the InterContinental Hotel – currently sparsely booked – management has been lighting up windows across several floors to create the shape of a heart. Images of clapping hands and fluttering prayer flags dance across the six-story LED art installation atop the Salesforce Tower… And you can set your watch by the howling – at precisely 8 p.m. for the past few weeks, people leading sheltered lives amid the COVID-19 crisis have ventured out on front porches and opened their windows wide to howl, hoot, clap or whistle – all an effort to look on the bright side and support the front-line health care workers, delivery people, first responders and others in businesses declared essential… In Berkeley, someone recently taped a large hand-painted sign on the University Avenue pedestrian overpass above Interstate 80 reading, “It will all be OK!”.. These kinds of symbolic acts have been going on around the country and the world since the coronavirus was declared a pandemic in early March… Seniors in an Orlando high-rise have been flicking their lights to show solidarity with doctors and nurses. People in Italy have been singing and playing music on their balconies. And Brazil’s Christ the Redeemer statue is illuminated with images of continents and flags from many countries, signaling a unified world effort… In Walnut Creek, tech/media firm One Planet launched LightUpTheWorld.org, a nonprofit site for people around the world of all religious and non-religious backgrounds to join together in a chain of continuous prayers and positive reflections… ‘We are one humanity, and we collectively are experiencing suffering, loss and uncertainty,’ said One Planet CEO Payam Zamani.”
Inovio COVID-19 Vaccine Uses Electricity to Drive DNA Into Body Cells – by Barbara Loe Fisher and Kate Raines – https://thevaccinereaction.org/2020/04/inovio-covid-19-vaccine-uses-electricity-to-drive-dna-into-body-cells/ – “Inovio Pharmaceuticals headquartered in Pennsylvania, has just begun Phase 1 human clinical trials of its new DNA vaccine for COVID-19 (INO-4800).1 Inovio’s experimental DNA vaccine uses an electrical device to deliver DNA directly into the cells of a person being vaccinated.2… The company’s Apr. 6, 2020 announcement of Phase 1 clinical trials stated: “Preclinical data, which have been shared with global regulatory authorities and submitted as part of the IND, have shown promising immune response results across multiple animal models. Additional … preclinical trials, including challenge studies, will continue in parallel with the Phase 1 clinical trial.”3… In the U.S., the development, testing and licensing process for an experimental vaccine generally takes 15-20 years to complete,4 5 but there are calls to speed up the licensing process for COVID-19 vaccines.6… Drug companies in the U.S. and other countries are racing to fast track their experimental COVID-19 vaccines to market within 12 to 18 months or even sooner.7 If companies get an “emergency use” authorization from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA),8 Inovio’s DNA vaccine could be among those vaccines ready by the fall of 2020 to be distributed to health care workers and other groups considered to be at “high risk” for COVID-19 infections or complications… Inovio’s COVID-19 vaccine research has been funded by a $5M grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and a $9M grant from the Norway-based Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI).9 Inovio also has a partnership with Philadelphia’s Wistar Institute and Beijing Advaccine Biotechnology Co. in China to develop the vaccine.10 11… In addition, Inovio has a partnership with Ology Bioservices, Inc., headquartered in Florida. Ology and Inovio secured a $11.9M contract with the U.S. Department of Defense to provide the experimental DNA coronavirus vaccine for upcoming clinical trials and potential manufacturing of the vaccine for military personnel in the future... However, for the past several decades, scientists have been experimenting with creation of nucleic acid vaccines which, according to NIAID, “involves introducing genetic material encoding the antigen or antigens against which an immune response is sought. The body’s own cells then use this genetic material to produce the antigens.”19 DNA vaccines like Inovio’s experimental COVID-19 vaccine (INO-4800) inject a small piece of circular DNA called a plasmid that carries genes encoding proteins from the pathogen (in this case, COVID-19) to provoke the cells into producing antibodies… Writing in Biotech Primer, Emily Burke, PhD explained that, “the ‘visiting’ DNA prompts the host to produce the target viral protein and consequent immune response within their own cells, but without [causing] an infection. DNA vaccines try to stimulate the body’s cells to continue to reproduce the antigen. Burke commented on the difficulty of getting the body’s cells to accept injected DNA without further intervention and stated:20… The key challenge for DNA/RNA vaccines is getting patients’ cells to accept the introduced genetic material. So far, the most effective technique seems to be electroporation–delivering short pulses of electrical current to the patient with the vaccine. The electricity creates temporary pores in a patient’s cell membranes, enabling the DNA/RNA to enter.’ ” (emphases added) – Comment: What could go wrong?
Miscounting Deaths from Coronavirus? – by Marco Cáceres – https://thevaccinereaction.org/2020/04/miscounting-deaths-from-coronavirus/ – “If a patient is positive for COVID-19 and dies from another cause such as pneumococcal sepsis, it may be considered accurate to say that person died with COVID-19 not from COVID-19. Yet the CDC guideline lists this case as one more COVID-19 death and they go to the next questionable death, they label that as COVID-19 and it goes on and on. You could see how these statistics have been made to look scary when it is so easy to add false numbers to the official database. Those false numbers are sanctioned by the CDC…” -Dr. Annie Bukacek, MD, Hosanna Health Care, Kalispell, Montana
Medical Analytics Firm: COVID19 Vaccine to Take 5.2 Years to Develop with 5% Chance of Success – by Brian Shilhavy – https://healthimpactnews.com/2020/medical-analytics-firm-covid19-vaccine-to-take-5-2-years-to-develop-with-5-chance-of-success/ – “Fierce Pharma reports: “Using a tool it developed called Cortellis Analytics, Clarivate estimated that Moderna has just a 5% probability of success with its COVID-19 vaccine mRNA-1273, and that the time window for approval would be 5.2 years… The low probability of success reflects the fact that mRNA is a new, unproven approach to vaccines, said Sarah Hardison, Ph.D., head of product, regulatory and pharmacovigilance at Clarivate, in an email.’.. What could change these predictions is whether or not companies developing the vaccine would be granted ’emergency-use approval from the FDA to get mRNA-1273 on the market quickly.’ ” (emphasis added)
New York City to Spend $3.5Bln. By 2021 to Fight COVID-19 Pandemic – Mayor – https://sputniknews.com/us/202004201079033249-new-york-city-to-spend-35bln-by-2021-to-fight-covid-19-pandemic—mayor/ – “New York City authorities estimate $3.5 billion will be spent by the end of 2020 in the effort to fight the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Mayor Bill de Blasio said in a press briefing on Monday… De Blasio criticized President Donald Trump for remaining “silent” regarding the budget crisis New York City faces and said without adequate federal assistance the city will not be able to recover and provide public services.”
Russia’s Coronavirus Peak Still Ahead – Putin – https://sputniknews.com/russia/202004201079029519-russias-coronavirus-peak-still-ahead—putin/ – “Enormous Responsibility Rests on the Shoulders of Vaccine Creators – Commenting on Russian scientists’ ongoing efforts toward the creation of a vaccine for the new coronavirus, Putin stressed that a “enormous responsibility” lies on the shoulders of developers… ‘I understand well and am aware about the difficult, painstaking scientific research that’s being conducted in this direction. It’s difficult to make guesses here [regarding time frames] because the vaccine should not only be received, but its effectiveness and safety must also be proven,’ Putin said. ‘In this regard, I understand the enormous responsibility that lies with developers for the results of their work. However, I would like you to express your views on the possible time frame for the development of the vaccine. We must know this in order to prepare industrial capacities in advance to quickly start production of the vaccine in necessary amounts,’ he added. Putin also asked whether any additional financial or organizational assistance was required by researcher, promising to provide such help “immediately” if necessary… According to Putin, it would only be logical to vaccinate medical workers first once the vaccine becomes available.” (emphasis added) – Comment: It certainly seems as if Russia has been fully entrained into the Gates/WHO/Fergusson/Fauci/Globalist model for “response” to the COVIDastrophe.