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Sunday, December 26, 2021
The Unvaccinated Should Be Denied Hospital Care and Left To Die
Thursday, December 16, 2021
How and Why I Survived Covid- While Others Died
This is probably the most important blog post I have ever written. It may save your life.
A couple months ago I published a piece entitled "9 Days On a Vent." I had linked it off my Facebook page. Subsequent to that I got into a couple of running arguments with people who had blindly taken the vaccines and were preaching them. I was unfriended by a couple of those people which is fine by me.
All in all, 4 people "unfriended me" and an ex-girlfriend even called me cavalier for my approach to covid.
That could not be further from the truth. I was 60 now 61, I was 50 pounds over weight and I am a factor 5 blood clotter- I have had at least 25 blood clots and 3 deep vein clots. I have learned how to treat the superficial (near the skin) clots on my own. (I crank up the heat to the max in a jetted tub and place the superficial clot up against a jet for as long as I can stand it- they tend to dissolve quickly)
At any rate, I couldn't access the vaccine early on and I soon discovered that the vaccines were causing blood clots. Not good news for a guy who's had 30 blood clots. I had to find something safer.
That's when I stumbled on to a medical journal in South America detailing how effective Ivermectin had been. I corroborated that with information from Utter Pradesh and Japan- those countries crushed covid with early use of Ivermectin. I talked my doctor into Ivermectin. He uses it and so do my wife and I.
I believe that I was as well informed as a lay person could possibly be. I was taking heavy doses of vitamin C and D and zinc every day. I was also taking my temperature every day. As soon as I hit 99.6 one morning in late September- I hit the Ivermectin dosed for my weight. Five doses before I was admitted to the hospital.
I eventually was placed on a vent for 9 days. In Texas, 85% of all patients on a ventilator for covid died after 4 days. I was in the hospital for 20 days, 12 or so in ICU.
People all around me were dying. People from our church, a local cop aged 39, an optometrist 47, a gal next to me in the ICU same age (about 60) according to her obituary. All of them physically- were most likely in better shape than I was.
So why did I survive?
The only difference between those folks and I was knowledge and preparation. I had scoured the internet. I was dosing vitamins in advance and as soon as I had a fever I began the Ivermectin dosing- 4 doses of horse Iver- then I started in on my prescription.
Ivermectin works wonders if taken in advance. Huge success worldwide. I had taken mine a little too late. I had always suspected that Ivermectin dosing saved me but I couldn't say for sure.
Now I have listened to so many "pretend" experts like Fauci- that quite honestly I think many are full of shit. That the American people listen to that moron and believe him defies belief. The CDC, the NIH, WHO, are all useless. You simply cannot trust institutions that have been captured through millions of dollars of donations with the threat funding will stop if they don't carry big pharma's water. They sell drugs anyway they can. Profits. Therefore, you must find credible experts that are truthful, unbiased, and not corrupted.
Which brings me to today's broadcast. You Tube and Twitter took this podcast off their platforms for violating their "Community Standards" whatever in the fuck they are.
Dr. Peter McCullough treats patients and saves patients. He uses hydroxychloroquine, Ivermectin, steroids, vaccines. He is honest and uncorrupted. He is the foremost expert in the United States on covid. He has forgotten more than Fauci ever knew.
The podcast is long but well worth the listen if you have the time and since your life or someone else's life may be at stake- it's well worth the listen.
At the 2:20 mark is when I made that "aha" moment. That's when Dr. McCullough details the effects of Hydroxy, Iver, and says that not one person in 800,000 dead had taken any preventative steps due mostly- to lack of information. He thinks we could have saved 85% of those who died. That's a hell of a lot of un necessary grief and sorrow.
I apologize for my earlier, unedited version of this post. Tried to get it out too quickly.
You really need to hear this guy. The life you save may be your own.
Monday, December 6, 2021
How Long Will We Allow the Covid Tyranny to Continue?
Friday, September 10, 2021
Biden Doubles Down on Stupid, Now Going For Broke
A mere 9 months into his stolen presidency, Joe Biden has already shown us what a special kind of idiot he is. And it's not like he was fully equipped to begin with- what little sense he had seems to be circling the drain.
Joe Biden is a fool and an idiot. As a President he is a complete disaster.
The stolen election should have been able to bear the scrutiny of an investigation. Ordering an investigation would have been the right thing to do. But like most of us, Biden knows they ripped the election off and like the little coward that he is- he knew the election results were rotten.
Then there is his kid. This kid is a full blown criminal. Not only does he solicit bribes and funnel part of the loot to his father- he leaves an old laptop behind in a shop somewhere with all the incriminating evidence on it. Besides bedding strippers and smoking crack, Hunter's IQ seems to have seen little improvement over the man who sired him. Of course he will never be prosecuted in this banana republic we've become.
Then there was the Afghan military disaster wherein Biden pulled the military out of Afghanistan leaving all sorts of people at the mercy of the Taliban. Many were killed. He ordered some sort of drone strike and managed to kill some women and children and never did disclose who the intended targets were.
Yesterday, our brainiac President has called for forced vaccinations of all federal employees (except 600k postal workers, go figure!) and is targeting companies with 100 employees or more to force vaccinations on their employees.
It's no wonder in our corporate run country that Biden thinks he can pull this off, but I will say this. If he really thinks he can do this- the apathetic conservative side of our political ledger are about to recognize their hill to die upon. You can only push stupid so far.
This matter, forcing vaccinations on people, has been litigated previously. The government lost.
Perhaps Biden thinks he can force vaccinations on everyone. This piece asserts the President might have the authority to force vaccinations on the military (and I truly doubt that) but it doesn't say squat about the public at large. https://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2004/10/court-ruling-again-stops-anthrax-shots-us-soldiers
It's hard to imagine anyone being this careless or stupid. We know the guy plagiarized and cheated his way through college and still landed near the bottom of his class. We all knew people like this.
But I never thought I'd see one running the country.
Tuesday, August 24, 2021
Gettin' Ready for Kamala!
August 24, 2021.
The media outlets that would normally shuck and jive to help Creepy Joe out are just as readily throwing him under the bus (just as the usual suspects on the right are) in regard to Afghanistan.
Why is that?
They aren't calling him out for my benefit (they never talk to me) people of my thinking knew Sniffy Joe was a sleaze ball back when he lied about his grades, lied about his degree, and plagiarized speeches word for word. But to their regular audience, I think the hammering on the Big Guy is for softening their readers up. As though to say, 'We've pounded Trump-hatred into you, you've been programmed to such an extent that you would stick with Uncle Joe if we told you to but we are no longer telling you to.' It's okay to admit and accept that Sleepy Joe, the demented career influence peddler and hair sniffer, is finally past his prime.
They are readying their audience for the next charade where Joe leaves office and Kamala pretends to be president. They've moved whatever machinery they've been shifting into place and are ready to implement the next phase of control. Perhaps it's giving DC statehood status or packing the Supreme Court with more seats. Maybe they'll create an apparatus to have gun owners deemed mentally competent--or not--by people who think the woke way. Perhaps they'll separate dissidents by vaccination status while continuing to mandate and legislate thought control regarding the evils of being white, implementing CRT in schools and work places and readying whatever hooligan force they employed last summer to foment upheaval where they encounter any form of resistance.
The media will continue to play along, applauding Chicago Mayor Lightfoot for 'courageously allowing' Lollapalooza to happen while condemning Trump rallies as super spreader events, and so on.
Come along quietly, or we'll make it look like you started it--the way they have tried to do with the staged event on Jan. 6. The same way Hitler did with Czechoslovakia. We'll keep mocking your belief in a sky daddy, your bitter clinging to bibles, guns, and other freedoms, your patriarchal attachment to two sexes. And let's not forget the tried and true method of making the currency worthless with more trillion-level porkulus spending, far from anything the founders allowed into the constitution. (So overtaxed that you need daycare? We'll tax people more to give you 'free' daycare.)
We'll have to have more variants of covid to justify more lockdowns and mail-in-balloting, to ensure that if an election were to be stolen, it would be nearly impossible to find anyone willing to stand up against it, to be pilloried and vilified by the media and the apparatchik.
I don't think I'm just suffering from tin foil poisoning. I've heard every one of these concepts floated or promised by someone on the left, and the wheels, as they say, are in motion. Will good sense and truth prevail against this obvious full-on assault on nearly every aspect of our sovereignty? I haven't even mentioned the border yet. Apparently the umbrage over kids in cages was temporary.
The opposite of freedom is government. We can still possibly get our government back in control but it's going to take something big. And just maybe they have a plan to get the folks on the right to join the folks on the left against a greater, common, uniting enemy.
Monday, August 9, 2021
A Hill to Die Upon
Every morning I get up and the first thing I see on Yahoo is some ridiculous fear porn about covid. Stories about how all these dying people wish they had been vaccinated. Of course there are other articles as well, click bait for scantily clad women. Yahoo is always chasing advertising dollars like little whores.
This is what passes for "news." Yahoo of course stopped all commenting on their propaganda pieces and leftist editorial writing. Thus when people die of covid, I can't ask why they weren't given Ivermectin.
It's clear what the agenda is and coming from a billionaire owner who lives in Woodside, California- this all makes sense to me. I am taking Yahoo off my home page.
The liberals you see, can't simply stop at trying to scare you into taking experimental vaccines. That ain't good enough. You must comply with them. If they want abortions, they say keep your hands off my body. If you don't want an experimental vaccine in your body- they say tough shit you are getting one anyway. The hypocrisy of liberals is sickening.
You see liberals are like little babies who when they don't get what they want, they throw temper tantrums, ridicule people, and demand new sanctions. So it is, we are seeing the mask rollouts all over again. Now they are demanding covid passports and closing crowded venues to anyone who is not vaccinated.
Even the Pentagon has chimed in on behalf of that idiot who is running the country.
I am tired of these liberal pricks telling me what works and what doesn't. Goofball people with scarves on their faces and those ridiculous shields on their heads.
My sister says she has found a hill to die on. So have I.
Last week I was betting horses in the casino when I struck up a conversation with a plump and retired investment banker from Hawaii. Everything was going well until my banker friend brought up covid as a masked cocktail waitress walked by. He mentioned how if everyone would get vaccinated this stuff would go away. I countered with it's never going away and not only do the vaccines not work, but I think they are damaging quite a few people. The fight was on. This guy was adamant and so was I. When I brought up the only safe treatment, the censored and blacked out FDA approved Ivermectin, I could tell he had no clue what I was talking about. We argued for about five minutes before mutually realizing that we weren't going to change any minds.
I thought a lot about that conversation and how adamant he was that the vaccines work. That is the weaponized response of a man that thinks Dr. Fauci and the government tell the truth and that they can be relied upon. Beyond that, it was clear to me that my investment banker friend had not done a lot of research on the topic.
Today's shot across the bow. The Pentagon is going to require all troops to take the experimental vaccine by Sept. 15. If you know anyone in the service, tell them to fight this shit. We've had enough. https://www.zerohedge.com/covid-19/pentagon-pulls-trigger-all-troops-ordered-get-covid-vaccine-sept15
I'd take the court martial before or after I filed my lawsuit.
These assholes just won't quit. I cannot think of anything more un-American, more un Constitutional, than forcing people through coercion to become implanted with a virus with unknown side effects. The lunatics running this asylum are even violating the Nuremburg Code.
I think we've found our hill worth fighting on. I've had it with these assholes. I am done playing nice.
Two links. Best of the web. First discusses why Big Pharma silenced any talk of Ivermectin. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zfqxCkJw0Rk
Second link discusses all of the potential damage caused by vaccines (including death) from a pathologists' perspective. https://rumble.com/vkopys-a-pathologist-summary-of-what-these-jabs-do-to-the-brain-and-other-organs.html
Wednesday, July 28, 2021
The Media Blackout of a Covid 19 Cure, the Strange Story of Ivermectin
Friday, June 18, 2021
American Train Wreck
Thursday, March 11, 2021
How I Became a Conservative
Like many of you, I spent most of my life busy making a living or raising a family. I didn't really care about politics. Politics never effected me directly, not in any adverse way. Nobody was trying to steal my gun rights or health care.
I grew up in the most democratic town in America. The birthing place of unions. Butte, Montana. It was there that I learned to hate evil corporations, greedy robber barons, and people willing to destroy the earth to such an extent- that Butte, Montana is still the number one Superfund cleanup scene in America. Butte owns the Berkeley Pit. A mile deep open pit mine filled with the most acidic water on the planet.
It's pretty easy to be a democrat in Butte. I once saw a picture of a very small vacant room with a table and four chairs where the caption read, "Butte's GOP Headquarters." They practically baptize you democrat in Butte. That's the way it was back then. My friends were the sons of miners. So I understand my democrat friends from Butte who still cling to the old ways. Some are very loyal.
When I arrived in college, I was surrounded by more liberals and liberal teachers. I didn't need the additional indoctrination. I arrived there pre-packaged.
So I began the working years of my life with an environmental protection lean and little else. I had been raised Catholic/Lutheran, I had plenty of guns, I thought the evil rich guys all voted Republican. I voted every four years like clockwork. Then a series of events woke me up and changed my mind about liberals and democrats forever. I began my law enforcement career in '83.
One of the areas we patrolled heavily was subsidized housing. We received maybe as much as 60% of our police calls- from 4 or 5 large apartment complexes- scattered all over town. The people in subsidized or free housing really never seemed to leave those places. In addition to housing, many residents received food stamps, subsidized utilities, and some form of medicare and/or disability. Welfare some of it essential- some not.
There were two sad truths about places like that. Our society needs places like that because there is a substantial number of people who cannot function on their own in any kind of normal life where you keep a job long enough to get out. It's a place where bad luck, poor decisions, and directionless people wind up. The mentally ill are there. Illegal aliens are there. Profoundly disadvantaged people are there. The drug and alcohol addicted are there. In the river of life, this is the backwater.
Our culture doesn't have a solution for the people who live there. They aren't ever going to get out, not for long anyway, and I've never seen that as a political issue. It's a societal issue, a humanitarian issue that exists and it is so large that parsing individuals out and attaching blame to them is useless and mean spirited. Telling someone they are stupid and hoping that will make them better- well that's my definition of crazy.
So we need a place for the disadvantaged to live. That's just the way it is. Politicizing that despair is shameful.
Time and time again, I was exposed to the wealthy elite. I am talking serious money from 100's of millions to billions. Some of these super wealthy people are actually pretty decent folks. Some are complete snobs. But something strange happens to them. Despite the fact that they all tend to arrive at their lofty stations in life by the means of capitalism- many then renounce it. They become justice warriors, socialists, fitness and green energy proponents, they believe in climate "change" and none of them are particularly Christian. Some are outright atheists. And these super wealthy people were almost all- card carrying democrats.
These rich people were not the hated, corporate Republicans of my youth. They were robber barons pretending to be liberals. People who used the capitalistic model to carve wealth from others and then suddenly proclaimed to the world how loving and decent they were. They love all races, the three genders, gays, straight, and the downtrodden.
These people began believing their own bullshit. Surrounding themselves with people who have kissed their asses most of their lives- they actually begin believing that they are these wonderful, intelligent, special people. Bill Gates is a wonderful example of this save the world nonsense. Warren Buffett is not far behind.
I began to examine these people and realized that I don't have anything in common with them. In fact, I learned to dislike them quite a bit.
I was transitioning out and didn't realize it. Then one day at work it hit me. I will never forget it. Before the staff meeting that morning, the Mayor was lamenting how much he would have accomplished if he could simply get the city's department heads on board. He was near the end of his term. City department heads were roadblocking every project and making it difficult for him to achieve anything. His goals had always been simple. Expand business in our city by making it attractive. Keep workers in our town.
That morning I listened differently. Not as a department head mind you, I listened like a conservative person trying to help the Mayor advance his pro business agenda. It was remarkable listening to this small "swamp" collectively roadblock every idea that be brought up. It suddenly hit me. He was a pro business, conservative man surrounded by liberal statists. These were people that wanted laws and regulations for everything from dog poop on the local bike path, to light "trespass" on adjacent property at night, to cars idling during the winter months. This was the shit the statists were concerned with. Of the twelve or so department heads at each meeting, I knew at least nine were card carrying, regulation loving, liberals. When I think of insanely dysfunctional groups- I simply cannot render a version worse than that group of city staffers. I was one of them. I found myself opposing them at nearly every turn. I slowly began to realize that every value I held from my oath of office to my fact based belief system was conservative.
It was at one of those meetings, the dog poop on the bike path ordinance meeting, when it happened. I snapped. I pictured cops hiding in the weeds, taking photos for evidence, just waiting for Mrs. Anderson's black lab to poop on the bike path. If she ignored the poop, became a scofflaw, we would spring into action. Gather the poop as evidence. I wondered, would this be an arrestable offense? Gawd the whole thing was so idiotic.
That's when it happened. Somebody asked me about the ordinance and I told them the unvarnished truth from my perspective. I had no interest in enforcing that law nor would I be detailing any specialized patrols to the bike path. That level of un cooperative truthfulness set me on the path to not being a "team player." That was the moment when I realized I was conservative. Not because I was raised that way or indoctrinated in the liberal arts building. I evolved that way because it's the only thing that made sense to me.
That was some 20 years ago. The year after 9/11. The day before the one year anniversary of that dark day.
Since then I have witnessed virtually every level of liberal insanity from the millions spent on wolf re-introduction at the state level to the federal government hijacking healthcare to bail out soon to be bankrupt health care companies during the 2008 fiscal crisis. A fiscal crisis the democrats under Clinton caused. Today, Joe Biden and the democrats signed the covid relief act. Most people won't see the 350 billion the democrats are sending to all of the democratic states who have wasted tax dollars so badly- they can't fund their budgets and retirement systems. Another bailout. First the banks, then the health insurers, now the bankrupt pension plans in liberal states. https://www.westernjournal.com/democrats-sneaked-86b-failing-union-pensions-supposed-covid-relief-bill/
Today I am grateful for what I have. My goal is to try and keep the liberals from taking it.
Sunday, March 7, 2021
Deficits for Dummies
Each year the Federal Government spends far more money than it takes in through individual and corporate taxes. We call that a yearly deficit. That deficit then gets added to the existing debt or deficits from previous years.
With the passage of the Biden "stimulus" plan (which is essentially just another pork barrel bill providing tax largesse to corporations and other countries) I thought I'd try to explain the level of indebtedness we are in and try to keep it simple and understandable.
Our current federal tax receipts for 2019 are 3.46 trillion. Tax receipts are normally estimated higher for each forthcoming year- unless of course you have a covid pandemic where 1/2 of the country shuts down. So the projections on this table, the one I used for this piece, simply aren't going to happen. Thus I am using 3.46 trillion as the amount of Federal tax taken in 2019. https://www.thebalance.com/current-u-s-federal-government-tax-revenue-3305762
We will add the 1.9 trillion dollar stimulus plan to the outstanding debt on the US debt clock to arrive at a figure of 30 trillion in debt. https://usdebtclock.org/ I'd like to direct your attention to the last line on the debt clock. From left to right. As I write this..
We owe another 54 trillion in social security and medicare costs for a grand total of 84 trillion.
We owe another 3.5 trillion in state and local debt. I am going to round this up to 88 trillion dollars because the debt continues to compound and I don't think the GDP went up, nor did tax revenue during the pandemic. Not to mention the cost of all those vaccinations. (who do you think pays for those?)
All debt is serviced essentially through the issuance of bonds. In the USA, half of our debt is financed with 30 year treasury notes. The other 50% is financed with bonds with shorter maturities. This means that half of the debt is continually refinanced. We make interest payments on this debt. That is one of the reasons why interest rates are never going to go substantially up. We couldn't service the debt. Can you imagine paying 5% interest on 88 trillion? That is 4.4 trillion or about one trillion more that the Federal Government takes in each year in taxes. That's why the Federal Reserve must step in with any one or several of their cost containment programs. The yield cost containment curve or YCC is going to be their next move- they will stop the yield ascent of the 10 year treasury.
It's like a child plugging holes in the leaking wall of a dam. As the water (debt) rises the pressure on the dam wall increases. Eventually the water begins to crumble the wall or go over the top. Either way, the debt tsunami cometh.
Ok. So let's use a ratio you can understand. We owe about 25 times what we take in each year. (88 trillion divided by 3.46 trillion in revenue)
Thus if you were an average wage earner in the US making 40 grand a year- you'd be able to accumulate 1 million dollars in debt if we were to use this government standard.
Could you make the payments on a million dollars in debt? With zero interest on half?
If you had a zero interest loan for 500k over 30 years- your payment would be 1389 a month.
If we added the other 500k in debt at a revolving rate of 3% over 30 years- your payment would be another 2108 a mo.
Thus your two payments on your 1 million in debt would cost you 3500 a mo. You would fall 2000 dollars short of annual gross income. You could not buy gas, food, clothing, utilities, repairs, insurance, property taxes, or anything else. In short, you are bankrupt.
The USA is also bankrupt. The only difference of course is that the US government can defer their debt through a number of measures not available to the common taxpayer. How long can they extend and pretend we are solvent? It's an interesting question that nobody has been able to answer. We are all going to feel the pain as they try and tax the shit out of us and steal our property in the process.
One last item which I have found to be universally true.
The liberal mind always thinks the solution to debt is more taxes. They just want everyone else to pay them.
The conservative mind thinks we have a spending problem.
In the end, it simply doesn't matter who is right or wrong. The dam is bursting and all of the crying, finger pointing, and blame that is American politics- can't fix what's coming. It's too late. We are either going to default on our debt- or use the historical custom of trying to inflate the debt away by the issuance of more money. And we are going to feel this pain. Because of our apathy, we probably deserve every little bit of what's coming. Buy land, stockpile goods and prescription drugs, buy precious metals and ammo. What's coming is unprecedented. The issue is when.
Like Yogi Berra says..."Predicting is hard, especially about the future." Indeed it is.
Sunday, February 7, 2021
Let's Rig the 2024 Election!
The election fraud of 2020 is never going to go away. More and more substantiated proof accumulates each day and over 1000 sworn affidavits of fraud and questionable conduct have been ignored by officials and the courts. These are from people like you and I.
I don't think I have ever seen anything like this since JFK was killed and they spent years trying to convince us that some lone, single, communist assassin loser killed the president.
Kennedy was shot from the front and side. That can be seen on the Zapruder film. I don't need some bullshit Warren Commission to tell me what anyone with warm blood and half a brain can see for themselves. Despite Zapruder's film our government, Johnson's government, still managed to convince a gullible America that some half assed communist was responsible. They went to HUGE lengths to convince us of that.
The cover up that followed was the single greatest fraud ever foisted on a naive American public. It would take nearly 60 years for yet another great fraud of the same magnitude to emerge in America. The 2020 election of Joe Biden certainly meets that criteria. Again, we have film and evidence.
For any crime to occur, there must be motive and opportunity. This is law enforcement 101. Let's examine briefly then, motive and opportunity.
President Trump was well hated on many fronts. The Chinese hated him for his tariffs and sanctions. Many of the middle east countries hated Trump for his pro Israel protections. Trump also wanted to restore order on our southern border- another slave labor pool- spilling across unprotected space. Trump was hated by the liberal media, it's members and by extension- the white oligarchy who own and run media. You simply can't ridicule and demean your President without repercussion unless of course you know well in advance- that your boss feels the same way. The new age robber barons, the Zuckerbergs (Zuckerberg "donated" 300 million to secure democrat votes in Georgia) and the Dorseys of the world (who see fit to ban people from Twitter with some arbitrary excuse) There are a lot of companies doing business with China which also hate Trump. We also have the cowards of the GOP, the election and propaganda ministers of the DNC, and the Free Shit Army promised handouts by Joe.
So clearly we have plenty of motive. We can see who benefits. Now what about opportunity?
We have an election. Untold millions want Trump removed. Under the cover of a covid 19 scare- officials set about the task of "protecting" the voting public by mail in ballots, absentee ballots, ballot harvesting, anonymous drop boxes, and votes counted after the deadline. Web connected and hacked counting machines. Strange mathematical anomalies favoring Biden- all in the wee hours of the morning.
It begs the question. Did China release this virus on purpose to destroy Trump and rig his removal from office? It seems plausible. The timing is unquestionably coincidental. I see a wisp of smoke.
The larger question, the 64,000 dollar question, is why didn't anyone conduct an actual forensic examination of voting irregularities? That's how we determine truth in America. The short answer is- the owners of this country didn't want an investigation. They wanted Trump out and stealing this election was something they rationalized and justified. Cheating is acceptable if they get the desired result. China wins, the media wins, the corporate ownership seeking slave labor wins, the free shit army wins. The winners get richer, you get poorer.
But America loses. So if these are the new rules, let's just get rid of actual results altogether and determine the winner by which ever side can cheat most effectively. Let's quit pretending.
We will find some conservative hackers and use those Chinese owned voting machines that flip votes, we will banish DNC poll watchers from polling places, we will hire people to fill out ballots and transport them in the dead of night, we will promise all voters 5000 dollars a piece if they vote for our candidate, maybe 20 bucks an hour minimum wage, and maybe we will ask China to cook up another virus in that Wuhan lab and let er fly in late 2023. Instead of old conservative voters, the new virus will attack young mouthy voters. We will make sure that we ridicule and harass anyone that opposes us. We can have a big nationwide power outage for a couple weeks after the election and render the media more useless than they already are. By the time the lights come back on, we'll have a new President. Voila!!
Quid pro quo. What's not to like?
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Twitter: A Platform Where Cowards Call the Shots
Wow. Two blogs in a week. You'd think I was retired with not much to do.
I've had this blog for 12 years. The only comments I've ever deleted, other than spammers, were three assholes that came in to say nasty things. I have always valued a person's right to free speech and quite honestly, if you write some garbage, then people should be entitled to comment appropriately. It seems only fair.
The first blog I was ever booted from was "naked capitalism" maybe 6 years ago. I had the audacity of questioning the author's conclusions (Susan Webber) about Modern Monetary Theory or MMT. Not only did she ridicule what I had to say, she ridiculed me. I instantly recognized that nasty sort of attack as the modus operandi of a liberal. Liberals aren't interested in any opinion that contradicts their own opinions. Liberals say stupid shit- like they believe in "unity" and "tolerance" yet they do not. You must toe their party line. Despite the fact that communications law expressly allows dissenting commenters and gives immunity to hosting platforms- we are seeing an absolute explosion of websites which are disabling and restricting comment sections. Yahoo was the first to disable comments. Some sites only allow commenters to comment if they have paid for a subscription. Facebook employs an army of "fact checkers" who apparently have determined that our recent presidential election was fair and allegations of fraud are baseless- primarily because their guy won. The fact that no credible investigation was ever conducted to determine the actual truth of the matter- well they aren't going to let truth get in the way of their opinions.
They claim of course, their advertisers are demanding they clean up their comments. That's a problem when you have whored yourself out for money. You know what I'd tell an advertiser? These are my rules. You want to advertise here, accept my rules or beat it. If you have this fantastic, kick ass website then you can make the rules not your advertisers. That's why quite honestly, I think it's all just an excuse. The real truth is that the website owner doesn't like the content of the comments or it doesn't agree with their brand of politics. So that's the excuse they use.
Here's the deal. If you are going to run your website like the Third Reich- then at least have the decency to post your rules. Don't be a pussy and modify the rules as you go, arbitrarily bouncing good comments and commenters because they hurt your feelings. If all that confrontational stuff bothers you, there is always gardening. Which brings me to Twitter. As you know, President Trump used Twitter and now that he has lost his influence on that platform, Twitter has erased him. That act of cowardice, censoring opinions contrary to your own, should tell you all you need to know about Twitter.
Today, I cut this out of a nationally syndicated article:
Twitter has permanently banned My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell’s account after he continued to perpetuate the baseless claim that Donald Trump won the 2020 U.S. presidential election.
Twitter decided to ban Lindell, who founded bedding company My Pillow, due to “repeated violations” of its civic integrity policy, a spokesperson said in a statement. The policy was implemented last September and is targeted at fighting disinformation.
It was not immediately clear which posts by Lindell on Twitter triggered the suspension of his account.
Lindell, a Trump supporter, has continued to insist that the presidential election was rigged even after U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration has begun.
Major retailers such as Bed Bath & Beyond and Kohl’s have said that they would stop carrying My Pillow’s products, Lindell previously said.
Perpetuate a baseless claim?? That's seems like an awfully rich conclusion where no inquiry or investigation was allowed to take place.
Lindell had "repeated violations" of Twitter's "civic integrity policy" which is code for made up corporate bullshit and of course, they don't identify any of those specific, horrific tweets that kept them up at night.
Lindell, a Trump supporter believes the election was rigged. Unbelievably he still believes this even AFTER JOE BIDEN'S ADMINISTRATION HAS BEGUN! Who writes this shit? Do our opinions have expiration dates now? Are we required to change our minds about what happened- ya know like forgetting about Seth Rich, Brian Terry, or Benghazi now that the Obama regime has departed?
At any rate, Twitter permanently banned Lindell for the heinous crime of having an opinion. Lindell you might have noted- lost business to two huge retailers. This tells me he has courage and a pair of balls- unlike the Twitter platform and their CEO. So Lindell gets erased and...
I have the same problem here. Google and the flamers that own this outfit could kick me off anytime they wanted to. I know they have booted a few already. I simply don't generate the hits or the ad revenue for them to notice or worry about. I am a small fry relegated to the backwaters of writers who write for free because I can't sell what I write.
That might be but I don't write for money. I don't write for hits, or ego, or ad revenue. I write because I love to write. I am here just trying to spark a little brushfire here or there in the few readers that still drop by once in awhile. I value integrity, fair play, and courage. Those aren't novelties that will go away despite the cowardice of CEO's who see fit to censor users or delete them for no other reason that they are offended by a few words or an opinion or it seems fashionable to get rid of them. Twitter is a platform I simply can't use because I see myself condoning their behavior by doing so. I can't condone arbitrary rules, censorship, and the rest of that childish behavior and nastiness. I don't care how you justify it.
If Twitter is going to abandon all sense of fair play and dump users for having the audacity of having opinions contrary to their own- then I have to ask the question. Why would you subject yourself to being erased? When will it be your turn?
So yea, Twitter ain't on my list of must haves. Unlike Twitter, I've only got one rule. You'll see that rule anytime you open a comment box here. It's at the top. I streamlined it many years ago and it has worked for all but three people. Not too shabby.
Saturday, January 23, 2021
Let's Impeach Obama!
The democrats, vindictive little cowards, just can't accept victory. Not only do they cheat their way into an election day win but they have been very successful at stopping credible investigation into any number of innovative cheating methods.
So now the democrats want to try and impeach a former President. This is some rich shit. It begs the question. If Trump is eligible for impeachment after leaving office- can we impeach Barack Obama? Can we finish off Bill Clinton? Can we impeach a few dead ones?
So you've seen the obvious question next. What statute of limitations exists that would prevent this? I can't find one.
Let me present my case. Hypothetical of course.
Suppose an American President scrubbed all evidence of his foreign past. All of it was done before he actually runs for office. You have to scrub it all or parts will remain exposed. You start with your 17 year old mother who sleeps with any number of men yet identifies one of them as your father. You are raised in a foreign country with a different father. You are raised Muslim but never mention it. You have a different name but never mention it. You have an Indonesian passport which goes missing. Your advanced college degrees were likely financed by foreign scholarships yet those cannot be identified. Even your master's thesis is lost.
The cop that was me- fantasizes about snagging one of your used cigarette butts and then submitting that DNA into a database. It would be entirely possible to prove who sired our 44th President. Wouldn't that be some shit?
Could we just polygraph presidents when they are done? Ask them if they ever had girlfriends in college or where they were on Sept 11, 2012 during the evening? We have well documented case law in the U.S. that states public employees have no right to lie.
If we can prove any number of lies, it would be impeachable.
It would however, require an investigation and we certainly understand that democrats find investigations repugnant and distasteful- unless of course they are investigating mysterious Russians or duly elected Presidents who toppled their crooked offering. Like Trump did.
Now I'm gonna drop the F bomb here because I want to. It is necessary. If you don't like that- start your own blog.
The absolute antithesis to Barack Obama is Donald Trump. They are such polar opposites that the only thing they have in common is warm blood. However, they are both presidents. This means they are impeachable under the new rules. (Btw, nobody really knows what the rules are. Like most legislation now days, nobody bothers reading anymore. Politicians rely on word of mouth and lobbyists to tell them how to vote.) Now the new rules are all subjective based on which lawyers in Congress do the most effective talking. Even if they fuck that up, which seems inevitable, we have even more lawyers on SCOTUS to further fuck things up. The precedents for all this mass confusion, buggery, and fuckery were the Citizens United ruling along with the Affordable Care Act.
So we know they are fully capable of screwing this pooch.
The point of all of this is that absolutely nobody knows what the fuck they are doing in Congress or what they are trying to achieve- but not knowing what the hell they are doing has never stopped them from doing stupid things or letting common sense intercede. That's how we got Obamacare.
Even Reader's Digest can't figure it out, however their writer concedes that there is no law that prevents an impeached President from running again if eligible in all other respects. https://www.rd.com/article/impeach-after-term-over/
That means the democrats would achieve absolutely nothing which is certainly preferable to those moments when they actually achieve something.
So if the democrats, having rigged an election- don't have the common sense or the decency to let things be then I say- let's just impeach every ex President that we can. Even the dead ones. Sayonara Obama. Arrividerci' Bill Clinton. Adios FDR.
Even JFK. Kennedy once said those that make peaceful negotiation impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.
Surely that is inciting treason under the new rules.
Saturday, January 9, 2021
Nancy Gets Her Beachhead
Several years ago now, I was introduced to the idea of a political beachhead. A beachhead is an established and somewhat safe landing area on a beach through which an attacking army can move troops and equipment.
My introduction to that concept began while talking to a community organizer in the pre-lottery days (1980's) of Idaho. My organizer friend explained that although most people do not care for gambling he believed lottery officials would be able to sell state legislators on the idea that they would skim some of the profits from the lottery and return it to the state in the form of education costs for children and schools. States would also reap the windfall benefits of taxing lottery winners. The only losers would be the people playing the lottery.
So the lottery officials established a beachhead by promising a little payola to the states. Since states and their politicians are always looking for new revenue sources, the lottery became an easy sell. We are now seeing the same beachhead being established for medical marijuana sales. Soon enough, marijuana for recreational use will be the norm and not the exception in most states.
Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer, and other members of the Uni-Party have been desperately trying to establish a beachhead with respect to their hated rival, Donald Trump. They've been trying to land on that anti-Trump beach for four years and they have been repelled. They've tried Russian election hoaxes, personal attacks and ridicule, impeachment proceedings, and even a Chinese manufactured pandemic as source material for getting rid of President Trump. They were never able to establish a beachhead until January 6, 2020.
On January 6, pro Trump supporters gathered in Washington D.C. to support President Trump. Trump had established credible evidence of voting irregularities in several swing states. These states had manipulated their voting processes to such a degree that it enabled widespread cheating. I could run those processes down state by state, but it is not necessary for practical purposes here. As Trump enumerated those states and their practices to his irritated followers, the crowd grew angry. In a bid to observe or interrupt electors gathered to confirm the electoral college vote, the angry crowd stormed the capitol building. An unarmed woman was shot and killed. A capitol police officer died of injuries he received in the melee' and a few others were reportedly killed. Proceedings were interrupted for six hours, the capitol building was damaged.
There it was. The beachhead. After four long years, Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer, and all of the other members of the UniParty had finally found a safe place to land on Trump's well defended beach. Even Twitter, now seeing which side was winning, mustered the courage to suspend Trump's account.
With only two weeks remaining in his term, Pelosi, Schumer, and other members of the UniParty have to act fast. Anyone defending President Trump at this point will be hailed as an obvious idiot. There will be no mercy shown, no letting the clock run down. Will they try to fast track an impeachment in eleven days? I think they will. Impeachment may prevent Trump from running again.
Establishing this last beachhead reveals quite a bit about nasty human behavior. We are governed by classless, self serving, and vindictive human beings. With a win well in hand, we'll see if these leaders of the UniParty reveal themselves even further or just spare us the drama.
They should tread lightly here. Obama's third term is about to start and the UniParty has been scrambling to cover up all that bribe money Hunter Biden scrounged up from the Ukraine and China and delivered to the "big guy." It's all right there on Hunter's laptop. You shouldn't leave that stuff laying around. Hunter like his father, ain't the sharpest spoon in the drawer.
It appears Biden now has a beach of his own to defend.
Thursday, January 7, 2021
Tesla Becomes World's Only Auto Maker....
.....stock is up 40 bucks trading at 800 a share with a nosebleed p/e of 1500.
Tesla has become the world's only automaker. It's founder and CEO, Elon Musk, has become the world's richest man.
The old legacy auto makers, as well as those 20 or so electric auto makers in China, have all apparently quit making vehicles.They have thrown in the towel. Instead of making cars, the old auto makers have simply purchased Tesla stock and gape at their astonishing returns each day.
"Simply buying Tesla stock, while shuttering our factories and reducing our overhead to zero, has enabled us to become wildly profitable" said an anonymous source.
Based on the outstanding float, Tesla stock holders have now valued every Tesla vehicle coming off the assembly line this year at approx. 1.3 million per vehicle.
Elon Musk issued another 5 billion worth of shares recently and rather than dilute the existing price, the stock has risen another 20%. Many industry insiders think that Musk should just keep issuing shares until the value of Tesla stock hits 1000.
With one foot in the grave, I've lived through some unbelievable bubbles and crashes. It's always different each time- that's what they tell investors. The market crashes of 2000 and 2008 had insane valuations on companies that never came to fruition. Those bubbles were blown by internet merchandising and then real estate in 2008.
You could call this bubble- "the everything bubble." It's the nuclear button. Here's how it works.
The Federal Reserve sends lending rates to all time lows. I can get a 30 year mortgage today for 2.37%. As the cost of mortgage borrowing becomes cheaper, the value of homes rise because now you qualify for a bigger loan so sellers just raise the price. It's essentially a wash sale between buying and selling especially if you stay within the same zip code.
As people cash out investments and real estate, M1 (demand deposits) begins to soar because nobody is making anything in savings accounts or CD's. So capital just sits in those M1 holding pens until it is redeployed. Thus the only path for all this excess capital is back into equities, bonds, and other hybrid investments like index funds and exchange traded funds. Some excess capital flows into foreign markets, real estate, precious metals, and even crypto currencies as every investor chases some sort of return. Federal, state, and other retirement funds have the same dilemma. They must chase return where ever they can find it. Which brings us back to equities like Tesla and Amazon- wildly valued v any metric or yardstick I can find.
So here's the dilemma. Do you get out and watch markets rise another year and lose out on potential gains, do you short markets hoping to catch the cliff dive, or do you cash out and stay safe?
Currently I am cashed out and safe.
Remember the tulip bulb craze in Holland? Everyone was speculating on tulip bulbs, driving prices to insane levels, hoping to get rich and dump the investments on greater fools.
That's where I think Tesla is. I also think that's where bitcoin is. I don't know when prices finally collapse but a lot of warning signs are flashing. I'm not worried about missing a few more months of gains. I accept that I ain't Nostradamus.
Tesla be damned.