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Biden Lied About Yemen

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The Biden administration has finally admitted that the US is indeed providing offensive material support to Saudi Arabia’s genocidal assault on Yemen, directly contradicting Biden’s February claim that it would no longer be providing offensive support in that war. We are being lied to about yet another US war by yet another US president.

“The United States continues to provide maintenance support to Saudi Arabia’s Air Force given the critical role it plays in Saudi air defense and our longstanding security partnership,” Pentagon spokesperson Jessica McNulty has informed Vox reporter Alex Ward.

“Multiple US defense officials and experts acknowledged that, through a US government process, the Saudi government pays commercial contractors to maintain and service their aircraft, and those contractors keep Saudi warplanes in the air. What the Saudis do with those fighter jets, however, is up to them,” Ward reports. “The US could cancel those contracts at any time, thus effectively grounding the Saudi Air Force, but doing so would risk losing Riyadh as a key regional partner.”

“The recent admission by the Department of Defense that US companies are still authorized to maintain Saudi warplanes … means that our government is still enabling the Saudi operations, including bombings and enforcing a blockade on Yemen’s ports,” Hassan El-Tayyab, the legislative manager for Middle East policy at the Friends Committee on National Legislation lobbying group, told Ward.

El-Tayyab is on record speaking out after Biden’s deceitful February announcement, saying this administration needs to make it abundantly clear what it actually means by ending offensive support for the war on Yemen and actually stick to it. “I’m not a full pessimist here. I welcome the news,” he told Al Jazeera at the time. “But I’m just trying to stay vigilant and not take the foot off the gas on advocacy pressure. Because we don’t know what’s going to happen.”

Well, now we do know. The US is maintaining and servicing the war planes that are bombing Yemen and enforcing a blockade which has killed hundreds of thousands and the United Nations warns could kill 400,000 more this year alone if conditions don’t change, proving Joe Biden a liar and vindicating the experts and activists who cautioned against accepting his announcement on blind faith.

Getting to this point where questions are finally answered about the reality of the Biden administration’s Yemen policy has been like pulling teeth, with officials giving questioners the runaround for months on this issue. Watch this clip of US Yemen Envoy Tim Lenderking dodging questions like George Bush dodges shoes as congressman Ted Lieu tries to get a straight answer as to whether the US has stopped supporting the war on Yemen:

Antiwar‘s Dave DeCamp writes the following:

The admission comes over two months since President Biden said he was ending support for Riyadh’s “offensive” operations in Yemen. Vox reporter Alex Ward asked Pentagon spokesman John Kirby on Monday if the planes that the US is servicing could be used for offensive operations in Yemen. Kirby admitted that the “maintenance support for systems could be used for both” offensive and defensive operations.

Besides continuing to maintain the Saudi Air Force, the Biden administration has given Riyadh the political cover to continue enforcing the blockade on Yemen. Biden officials have claimed that Yemen is not under a blockade, even though Saudi warships are preventing fuel shipments from docking in the port of Hodeidah, which makes it impossible to deliver food to Yemen’s starving civilian population.

The United Nations conservatively estimates that some 233,000 Yemenis have been killed in the war between the Houthis and the US-backed Saudi-led coalition, mostly from what it calls “indirect causes”. Those indirect causes would be disease and starvation resulting from what UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres calls “the worst famine the world has seen for decades”.

When people hear the word “famine” they usually think of mass hunger caused by droughts or other naturally occurring phenomena, but in reality the starvation deaths we are seeing in Yemen (a huge percentage of which are children under the age of five) are caused by something that is no more natural than the starvation deaths you’d see in a medieval siege. They are the result of the Saudi coalition’s use of blockades and its deliberate targeting of farms, fishing boats, marketplaces, food storage sites, and cholera treatment centers with airstrikes aimed at making the Houthi-controlled parts of Yemen so weak and miserable that they break.

The United States lies about all its wars with the help of the mass media, but up until this year its lies about Yemen have largely consisted of lies by omission: simply not talking about Yemen (like when MSNBC went an entire year without mentioning it a single time during the height of Russiagate hysteria), reporting on the famine as though it’s the result of a tragic natural disaster, or omitting America’s role in the slaughter. This time, it was just a straightforward lie: Biden said the US was ending offensive support, and it wasn’t.

As we’ve discussed previously, when the people demand something of their government it’s a lot easier to simply tell them you’re on their side and redirect them than to tell them no. Democrats are especially good at this.

As awareness grows that Yemen is the single most horrifying atrocity taking place in our world today, pressure is mounting for the US government to use its tremendous amount of leverage over Saudi Arabia to cease the human butchery. Rather than increasing that pressure by saying no, the Biden administration defused it by falsely pretending to give in to the demands. Because the risk of “losing Riyadh as a key regional partner” was deemed too great.

And meanwhile the slaughter continues, unbroken from Obama to Trump and from Trump to Biden. The names change, the narratives change, but the murderous imperial war machine rolls on uninterrupted.

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  • Not many of us expect anything but lies any longer, from all those “official sources” out there. Corporate media, any politician from either side of the permissible spectrum (D or R, and nothing outside that Overton window). But the general consciousness is still almost totally controlled by those official sources of (dis)information, so no one much really knows how to even begin discussing atrocities like what the US is doing in Yemen, or much anywhere else.

    We’ve been rendered effectively mute by being lied to all our miserable lives. Dylan’s “A Hard Rain’s a-Gonna Fall” was about the deluge of lies that were coming to drown us all. It’s here, and it’s been here for some time.

  • Two things I live by:
    1) I don’t believe anything the government says.
    2) I don’t believe anything the MSM says.
    One thing I have come to believe is that the Obiden administration is filled with evil, satanic neo Marxist psychopaths and most likely members of BLM and ANTIFA.
    No one in their right mind should believe anything brain dead Biden says. No one.Even he doesn’t believe what he says, that is, if he is even cognizant of what he said.
    The Obiden administration will finish off America for good, what with millions of illegals flooding the country and the rioters burning and looting at will, the nation is fracturing, probably into two distinct regions: one filled with illegals, with total gun control and no freedom and another with little or no illegals, no gun control, with freedom and liberty.
    Secession and nullification as Dr. Ron Paul would say.

  • “The US could cancel those contracts at any time, thus effectively grounding the Saudi Air Force, but doing so would risk losing Riyadh as a key regional partner.”
    That pretty much sums it up. But no one ever asks “why does the US need a “key regional partner” on the other side of the world?” It’s certainly not to spread democracy, or liberal western ideology, or to enhance the standard of living there. Obviously, since the exact opposites are the effects delivered. Which leaves two motives that I see. The enhancement of Israel’s domination of the region, and stealing the resources therein. Both of which will be much easier when no one else lives there.

  • Initially I thought the title of the essay was very underwhelming, but after having read the essay, I realized that the title was meant to be very underwhelming.

  • These are some of the methods they use to Genocide the Yemeni people !!

    THIS just yesterday !

    UN ably supports the GENOCIDE and ISRAEL is the head of the snake !

    https://en.mehrnews.com/news/172764/Saudi-coalition-seizes-a-new-ship-carrying-fuel-for-Yemen

  • I keep repeating this cuz its not getting any traction to speak of and here is one place it should. People need to realize this option, that is to think a little outside the box and not settle for a “democracy” where the choice is always between asshole and shitface. There is another option, since changing of the guard has not improved much historically speaking and has brought us to the end of the road. Imagine a system that does not have politicians or lobbyists, that is transparent, decentralized, collaborative, autonomous, feasible, more effective and efficient and virtually incorruptible. It already exists in Chiapas, Mexico and Rojava, Syria (checkout youtube): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wywMhg604W8
    ,

  • Biden lied about Yeah men

    Trump lied about the virus

    Obama lied about lying

    Bush lied about Iraq

    Clinton lied about NAFTA

    Bush Sr. didn’t lie about A New World, he lied about his being on the inside of it

    Reagan forgot about his lies about the contra arms deal

    Carter tried to rescue hostages from an Iran that had just severed its ties to the lying Imperium

    Ford winked to Nixon on his way into office

    Nixon lied about Watergate “I am not a liar”

    Johnson lied about Vietnam

    Kennedy lied about Cuba and Castro

    Eisenhower didn’t lie about the M.I.C.

    Truman lied about Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    Roosevelt lied about Pearl Harbor

    Hoover lied to himself. In 1929 could anyone be any more woke than some claim to be today?

    Coolidge… not worth thinking about in the contemporary scheme of things

    Harding’s lie was his campaign slogan of Return to Normalcy. Who does it remind you of; not 100 days
    but 1oo years since he was sworn in

    Wilson lied about keeping America out of WWI

    Taft rhymes with haft; Trump was about having an axe to grind throughout his term

    Roosevelt rhymes with nepotism

    “When will (we) ever learn?”

    Pete Seeger nailed it when he sang his song about this permanent warring nation being
    peace loving

    “And that’s the way it is”

    “Are you calling me a liar?”

    • And don’t forget, journalists and other media sycophants repeat those lies ad nauseum.
      No one should take anything the MSM says seriously.

  • So what are we going to do about all this?

    • It’s more a matter of what we should not do. Do not vote Dem or Rep. Do not thank our troops. Do not believe anything the corporate media or government officials say.
      911 was the catalyzing event for me. It was obvious from seeing the towers collapse that there were explosives in the buildings. It was obvious from photos of the pentagon that an airliner did not crash into it. It’s like standing in a field and seeing an ant. Suddenly your perspective shifts and you realize you standing on an ant colony and they’re crawling up your legs. Unfortunately the Deep State/ Zionist extremists have hacked our brains. It’s very hard to open the eyes of those who don’t want to see.

      • “If you vote, you have no right to complain.” George Carlin.

  • Biden’s administration lied. What else do we expect from a cabal of psychopaths? Anyone who works directly for the administration and ignores the evil being perpetrated by the USA is a psychopath.

  • We’re all Derek Chauvin. We’ve killed millions of George Floyd’s. No lives matter.Thank you for your “service”.

  • Why, given his long-standing political record, would anyone believe anything Biden says, unless and until they see it’s completion? He may well be the #1 warmonger in decades, even worse than Hillary.
    And, regarding his great ‘Family’ plans announced last night, there’s about as much a chance of them getting through the House or Senate in their present form, as there is of photos being released that show Putin and Biden in carnal action with one another.
    Now I know that families mean more potential Democrats with which to stock a corrupt party in a corrupt system. While they have been getting all the money, the seniors have been pushed to the side, mostly out of view. When will they be taken care of? After they die?

  • Why, given hos long-standing political record, would anyone believe anything Biden says, unless and until they see it’s completion. He may well be the #1 warmonger in decades, even worse than Hillary.
    And, regarding his great ‘Family’ plans announced last night, there’s about as much a chance of them getting through the House or Senate in their present form, as their is of photos being released that show Putin and Biden in carnal action with one another.
    Now I know that families mean more potential Democrats with which to stock a corrupt party in a cporrupt system. While they have been getting all the money, the seniors have been pushed to the side, mostly out of view. When will they be taken care of? After they die?

  • if you expect the u.s. of aMerdRican .gov. NOT to lie to you, then you better get another .gov.
    lies like “trickle down, bay of tonkin, pearl harbor, usssmaine. assassinations like [i made this list here before] Lincoln JFK RFK MLK MALCOLM X FRED HAMPTON TORRIJOS, ARBENZ LUMUMBA BOSCH ALLENDE A ZILLION VIETNAMESE GRANNIES AND THEIR KIDS’ KIDS DOGS CATS OXEN, DRESDEN NAGASAKE HiROSHiMA WOUNDED KNEE…just to name a few lowlights…
    we need to DEFUND THE DOD…which would be easier if we made it a capital (tha’s a guillotine) crime for LYING to the peephole.
    you be more honest ourselves i think since IKE and Lincoln are both dead, we should not be afraid to call ripuglicanx “the FASCIST PARTY….and the Dems, the dumbercraps.
    we need to outlaw oil the same way we outlawed alcohol and marijuana. we only. need it for plastic tires really. glass is way better and re-usable. our motto should be “all electric vehicles or die-off”….we’d only be leaving the horrid mess on Earth to bill gates and his greedy cronies: the WEF.
    madame dufarge is knitting….

  • Thanks for this excellent analysis. I would like to donate with cryptocurrency, but the Bitcoin fee is too high. If you will accept DASH and post your receiving DASH address alongside your Bicoin address I will contribute regularly. Regardless, keep up the good work!

  • The logic of sanctions= “We’ll make you watch your kids starve until you like us”.

  • It’s over folks. There is nothing from\within\or any other preposition you care to use regarding “the system” that is redeemable\trustable\fixable, etc. There are many rejecting the vaccine and anything else related to “the system” and it doesn’t matter if it saves us or kills us…we don’t care. I look forward to the day when my fiat based assets burn and are replaced by sound money…doesn’t scare me at all. I can see the way the game is rigged, but don’t worship it or support it…other than to exploit it and insult it. Contrarians for the win.

    • Contrarian – definition per MW:

      a person who takes a contrary position or attitude. specifically : an investor who buys shares of stock when most others are selling and sells when others are buying
      ~
      Personally just now I’m buying me some stock in Kropotkin and Mendeleev and I don’t think that is contrary, but it is contrarian.
      ~
      Contrarians for the WIN because it is always easier to defend. Those who defend will win in the end and the aggressors and the offenders will get justice. One at a time. Hang them up. Lets be smart about it and do it discriminately – if you can, then you understand calculus. If we can’t, then we are all dead, so no harm in suggesting it.
      ~
      BK

  • Is this latest lie the straw to break the camel’s back?
    How many more politicians’ lies does one need to hear to become a voluntaryist?
    Do you feel like you’re on a hamster wheel yet? Even hamsters feel what they believe to be gains, don’t they?
    If this lie isn’t big enough, what will it take?
    Will things get better if only only well-intentioned people are elected to office?
    Or are their “solutions” indeed as disastrous? Even more?
    Why are my questions not resonating?
    One needs to ask oneself these types of questions regularly, or else propaganda prevails.

    • Yeah.
      ~
      In the end though asking questions doesn’t solve problems. You know.
      ~
      Sometimes a little direct action goes a long way to making a big difference.
      ~
      I got my plans – I hope you got yours.
      ~
      Talking nice but actions speak
      louder than words.
      ~
      Time to put up or shut up and god knows it is time for JUSTICE. Discriminate justice to the greatest extent possible………
      ~
      By the way, direct action does not need to be confrontational and in fact most of the time for most of us (myself included) my direct action entails interacting with on neighbor at a time. I don’t care if they think I’m crazy. I put it all on the table and then let the chips fall where they will.
      ~
      BK
      ~
      ps – Sally is in the hospital just now and I don’t know if she is going to make it.

  • In total relation to Yemen and all the other genocidal blockades/sanctions: What picture resonates as one of the current state’s primary methods of Modern Warfare? Economic. Starve entire nations to death – without ever declaring war. They are international War Crimes. But, now, there are no international constraints or repercussions since there are no international bodies (not compromised) that have the power (or will) to do anything about it.

  • You could see Biden’s lips moving there. The mask hides the moving lips, but lies still emanate,
    The real holders of power remain hidden as such. Everybody else has to say whatever lines they are given to say that day.
    It’s breaking because of the lies and injustices.
    It has to keep breaking until it is broken enough that the power structure changes from the creative ground up.
    Be grounded in constructive creativity and make things that work for people and life.
    At least try. I’m at least trying…

    • Dr. John Day – thank-you for that Nature article you posted yesterday.
      ~
      Ken

    • Off topic I know, but if I reply on the thread below, my comment may be reduced to one word wide.
      The Israeli People’s Committee’s Civil Investigation Commission welcomes Israelis to
      “Fill out a report form
      If you have experienced any discomfort or physical disturbance during the post-vaccination period (there is no need to “prove” a connection to the vaccine).”
      https://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=iw&u=https://www.the-people-committee.com/&prev=search&pto=aue
      ~
      Its members appear to be someone with degrees in economics, law, and business administration (working in commercial real estate), another with degrees in biology and law (lawyer and office owner), a psychiatrist, a physician who says “My opinions do not represent the opinion of the medical institution where I work,” two criminologists, a Professor of Accounting, a ‘veteran public health activist’, and a fourth year medical student.
      https://bssm3u5l7a6ovs7j5rwoaotdsm-adv7ofecxzh2qqi-the-people-committee.translate.goog/practices
      ~
      So, reports may or not be of vaccine-related effects, and a hint of health expertise, but ‘leading health experts’? Most appear to have no health qualifications whatsoever, and the others hardly seem to be leading experts.
      But I intend to keep checking out what they say!
      [Both links are Google translations from the original Hebrew]

      • Of course Israel is is behind EVERY mass slaughter in the ME !

        Iraqi kids – Syrian kids – Yemeni kids – Libyan kids – Palestinian kids !

        If it wasn’t for Russia and Iran – well – there would be NO kids LEFT in the ME !

        Wonder when ISRAEL will reach a point where they are FUCKING satisfied ???

        • LOL, I have a sibling that with the help of the local Mafia, stole $20,000 worth of my possessions, yet can only relate to a $20 book that she bought that was lost in the heist. I used to think that humans existed, but apparently they don’t; Mother Nature, I think should get her shit together and stamp out these nature killing pesticides.

      • And struggling through the Commission’s side effects report, with some difficulty and the aid of Google translate, it looks pretty similar to the UK’s Yellow Card self-reporting thing – a whole bunch of miscellaneous reported effects, some of which may indeed be caused by the vaccine, some of which may not.
        ~
        321 reported cases of “vaginal hand Disruptions abortion pregnant hospitalization quiet birth Endometriosis Other (preterm labor, breastfeeding problems, infertility problems, baby problems)”
        categorised as “women”;
        324 reported cases of “Autoimmune diseases, malignancies, infectious diseases, bleeding, Hypercoagulability, blood infections, endocrine problems, enlargement of lymph nodes, Kidney problems, liver problems, digestive problems, mental problems, fatigue Extreme, dysfunction, loss of consciousness, hospitalizations, corona after vaccination”
        categorised as “Other”
        – all obviously subject to mangling by Google translate.
        -page 14, topmost and bottommost table cells
        https://static1.squarespace.com/static/544680b5e4b0149c3cfddd3b/t/608048ac7040ba0f0124f8f2/1619019952844/%D7%93%D7%95%D7%97+%D7%AA%D7%95%D7%A4%D7%A2%D7%95%D7%AA+%D7%9C%D7%95%D7%95%D7%90%D7%99+%D7%90%D7%A4%D7%A8%D7%99%D7%9C+2021+%D7%A1%D7%95%D7%A4%D7%99.pdf

  • Biden will lie about a lot more. He intends to pay for his latest wooden-nickle proposals by increasing the IRS budget by 8 billion a year over ten years with the intent to “go after rich tax evaders”. You know and I know that this won’t happen, and Biden knows it too. The real owners of the US won’t allow it. When it collapses –and it will– he can blame the Republicans, shrug his shoulders and say “ah gee, I tried, but those other guys, eh?”

    You can bet that their latest plan to go after pipsqueak wages to gig workers for amounts of $600 will work just fine, though.

  • Man, I was watching Forged in Fire on the History channel yesterday. I like that show but I think the old host was better (he said it was boring, so he left).
    ~
    Anyhow, there was a freaking commercial advertisement for their upcoming “show” talking about how Osama bin Laden was eradicated. The commercial included a clip with Obama and I practically puked. Not sure if I’m ever going to watch that channel again. I might just do with the TV what I did with my Apple watch and throw the whole effing into the yard during a rain event and watch is break into many tiny pieces.
    ~
    If I had to make a list of recent DC upper echelon individuals who irritate me the most, Obama would be near the top of the list, but not as high as the Clintons. Biden is just a puppet, and funny enough, in a twisted way, so are the rest of em. They just don’t know who is pulling the strings yet, but we are all fixing to learn that – the easy way or the hard way. Eventually all lessons must be learned. That is the first lesson of justice and the scales are in the balance.
    ~
    RECKONING…..reckoning….the reckoning is coming.
    ~
    BK

    • A reckoning poem with a list…why not….
      ~
      oh you crazy SOB yelling your brains out
      talking about some reckoning…
      ~
      maybe you need the reckoning and guess what
      I know I do.
      ~
      I need it and I want it.
      I want it to happen.
      ~
      * The Bushes – all of em that were presidents….
      * Pompeo – the worst of fake Christians…
      * The Clintons – think they pull the strings…
      * Obama – a puppet from the get go…
      * Biden – put in power wrongly….
      ~
      I want reckoning.
      I want justice.

      ~
      End of poem
      BK

    • Who’s pulling the strings is an easy answer. The more money they have, the more strings are in their hands. It’s not space aliens, so it must be the uber-rich.

      • Hey Gimmeabreak, I don’t disagree, but did you know there are strings pulling on the strings? That is what can be referred to as taking it to the next level. Now the timeframe of the strings pulling on the strings is different than what us homo sapiens normally sense here on planet earth. Strings pulling on strings are in no rush.
        ~
        Them strings pulling on the strings could give a flip about day-to-day occurrences cause guess what – there are strings pulling on them as well. I reckon some might think at the end there is some sort of “ultimate string puller”, but I think the strings are mostly just time moving on and time will move on with or without us and there are many scales of time. Some slow some quick.
        ~
        Just seems as if we should have already been able to figure this sort of thing out and really begs the question – what is so hard about peace? Literally on this time and day.
        ~
        You might be uber-rich today, but just like the rest of us, you will be dead tomorrow and so honestly seems trivial what the uber-rich are trying to accomplish if they don’t want things to get better for all of us. Who the eff do they think they are – my grandma would put them in their place – one at a time cause she suffered greatly and she suffered no fools.
        ~
        Jesus had some good advice for the uber-rich. He said give it all up because otherwise it will be like a camel trying to pass through a needle. We should all know – that just isn’t possible, unless of course you ascribe to foolish quantum mechanics which is based on effing calculus which is flawed at the edges. Camels can’t pass through needles, but the uber-rich can be hung by the strings they thought they were pulling. That is not imaginary and since we are at the precipice, it is the kind of thing that is not too hard to realize could be the reality in a heart-beat. It could get real ugly if it has to and if it has to then so be it. Let it be.
        ~
        That is why I am so happy I am nothing but a peasant.
        ~
        Peace,
        BK

        • Those damned Zetans.

          Peace

    • Include Bill Gates, George Soros, Klaus Schwabe, Bill Gates, Tony Fauci, Bill Gates, Jack Dorsey, Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates,
      Oh and one here in Michigan that really irritates me: Gov. Whitmer.

  • The US, UK and France make the planes and missiles. Their military and civilian personnel keep them going. Their surveillance and intelligence give targets. Saudi Arabia provides little more than the pilots, along with some ‘plausible deniability’.
    This is no civil war, as it’s so often described. Nor is it a Saudi war. It’s an onslaught by Western countries, which they can stop when they want to. But they don’t want to.

    • Off topic for today, but answering previous question from prior post about Israeli “success” with Pfizer mRNA COVID vaccine:
      Isreali Health Body Report On COVID Vax ‘Deadly’ Impacts Thanks Jeremy
      The Israeli People Committee (IPC), a civilian body made of leading Israeli health experts, has published its April report into the Pfizer vaccine’s side effects.* The findings are catastrophic on every possible level.
      Their verdict is that “there has never been a vaccine that has harmed as many people.” The report is long and detailed. I will outline just some of the most devastating findings presented in the report.
      “We received 288 death reports in proximity to vaccination (90% up to 10 days after the vaccination), 64% of those were men.” Yet the report states, “according to data provided by the Ministry of Health, only 45 deaths in Israel were vaccine related.” If the numbers above are sincere then Israel, which claimed to conduct a world experiment, failed to genuinely report on its experiment’s results.
      We often hear about blood clots caused by the AstraZeneca vaccine. For instance, we learned this morning about 300 cases of blood clots in of Europe. However, if the IPC’s findings are genuine, then in Israel alone the Pfizer vaccine may be associated with more deaths than AstraZeneca’s in the whole of Europe.
      https://principia-scientific.com/isreali-health-body-report-on-covid-vax-deadly-impacts/

      • Thank you! That does address the question of whether this vaccine is worthwhile, or worse than useless. It does strike me, on a first and quick reading, that most of the excess deaths occurred in January and February, at the height of the pandemic in Israel, and deaths reported in the days following vaccination may be due to something else entirely, though evidence the vaccine is responsible does come later in the article. And 45 vaccine-related deaths, if true (and as I said, many of the 288 reported may have nothing to do with the vaccine) would presumably be a one-off, while before the vaccination campaign, the country was seeing more than 45 COVID deaths per day.
        That said, it certainly casts another light on Israel’s – and Pfizer’s – success in controlling the pandemic. I’ll check it out some more, and thanks again for the link.

        • So, if 81% of the population already has a T cell response to the latest coronavirus, then while it is “new” and can cause harm, it certainly is not “novel” (never appeared before). Our bodies, 81% of us if the article is accurate, already have defenses in place. So, it is new, but a better plan obviously, and so much less costly, would have been to focus on the vulnerable rather than make everyone and their brother wear a mask to fend off the common cold.
          ~
          So, I agree with the Doctor’s sentiment that much of the response to this virus has been unnecessary and maybe harmful. Fear will do that to ya.
          ~
          See the thing is, for those amongst the 81% cohort, the vaccination may have the negative effect of precluding their body’s natural immune system response to do its job that it is so immaculately able to do and once the job is done, then no worries. Now, since their bodies didn’t learn to defend off the virus broadly, it is just the spike protein for which the vaccinated body will defend, and that in the end, could spell trouble given the nature of mutations and what not. They would of been better off if they were never vaccinated in the first place, but only time will will tell. I reckon.
          ~
          Myself, I’m putting my trust in my body and getting some exercise and Vitamin D every day if I can.
          ~
          BK

          • It was widely thought that Manaus had achieved some sort of herd immunity, with something like 70% having antibodies to the virus in December. Then a second wave struck.
            But there could indeed be something to what you say regarding vaccines targetting the spike protein alone.

        • I’m finding it hard to figure out who exactly these “leading Israeli health experts” comprising the Israeli People Committee (IPC) are, which makes me wonder if they’d be generally recognised as such. I’ve come across many self-proclaimed ‘leading health experts’ spouting absolute drivel about COVID. Of course, the IPC may be entirely different to the likes of Dr Carrie Madej, but I don’t see a way of finding out.
          And another article on the principia-scientific website, ‘COVID-19 RNA Based Vaccines And The Risk Of Prion Disease’, includes “The interaction is quite concerning given the belief that the virus causing COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, is a bioweapon [10,11] and it is possible that the viral spike protein may have been designed to cause prion disease,” and concludes with “This spike protein is a potential receptor for another possibly novel infectious agent. If those who argue that the COVID-19 is actually a bioweapon are correct, then a second potentially more dangerous virus may be released that binds spike protein found on the host cells of vaccine recipients,” which further leads me to question the site’s scientific validity or credibility.
          But I’ll keep on investigating! All or some of what they say may be completely true.

          • Yeah. Ha, ha.
            ~
            Now you are a conspiracy theorist Ian.
            ~
            Oh gracious – don’t worry our bodies have a lot of history in them and if this is the angle the nefarious powers are taking, then they will be hung up soon enough and the rest of us will be laughing as they take their last breath.
            ~
            Get my drift Ian?
            BK

            • A conspiracy theorist for not taking the bioweapon idea seriously?

              • Nope.
                For thinking it in the first place. Wrong or right you are now on the lists Ian. d r if t ~BK

        • So as to let the IPC speak for themselves:

          “We are an independent a-political group of civilians coming from varied and diverse backgrounds of knowledge, occupation, and personal philosophies.
          Among us are Doctors, attorneys, Researchers and Scientists of various disciplines. The chaotic vortex that has engulfed us in the past year under the Corona Crisis has bound us in deep concern about our people`s welfare and the destiny of our Country.​
          The country`s advanced built-in systems that have been designed to protect us as citizens, have considerably deteriorated during the Corona Crisis, and brought us to the realization that the cure for all the ensuing sickness (health, moral, social, and financial-related) must emerge from the People.
          We have come together to form The People Committee, so we can activate this self-healing process, with the hope to attract many more to our effort.
          ~
          https://www.the-people-committee.com/english
          ~
          You’ll find a more complete introduction, with bios, at their website.

          • I did. Not exactly what I’d call leading health experts.

          • Yes, and it should be clarified that “leading health experts” is not self-characterization by the IPC, but is rather how the writer of the Principia article characterized them.
            The IPC produced two documents, both found in English at their website. The Principia article was concerned with the IPC document on adverse effects. You can pooh-pooh these findings, or try to
            cast shade on those producing the findings—but they are in line with adverse effect reporting in Europe and the States. The fact is there are legit concerns about both the safety and the efficacy of the “vaccines”.
            The IPC produced two documents, both found in English at their website. The Principia article was concerned with the IPC document on adverse effects. You can pooh-pooh these findings, or try to cast shade on those producing the findings—but they are in line with adverse effect reporting in Europe and the States. The fact is there are legit concerns about both the safety and the efficacy of the “vaccines”.
            The longer document, more focused on human rights issues (the one I referenced the other day) really should be read in its entirety to glean a fair understanding of what this group is about.

            • Sorry about the poor cut-and-paste job on my comment. reCAPTCHA wouldn’t work, and I grabbed my comment in parcels before exiting only to mess up the retry. Anyway, the repetition shouldn’t mess up the drift.

    • I see – deflecting blame from the Stolen/Zionist/Apartheid murderous state of ISRAEL !

      ISRAEL PLANTED themselves in the ME in 1948 to undertake this exact genocidal mission !

  • YEMEN/JULIAN ASSANGE nuff said.

  • So Biden lied. Big deal. Were you really expecting him to tell the truth? Since when do politicians anywhere not lie? Lying goes with the job. Most people don’t want to know the truth. So politicians lie to win votes from wilfully ignorant voters.

    Cynical enough for you? Being responsibly informed in this post-truth world does that to you.

    • All capitalists lie like Ananias and always will until their reign is brought down. It is not cynicism to perceive and tell the truth. Calling things and people by their right names is a requirement for clarity and action. Biden lied to a second-grader, telling her children don’t get Covid-19. The Democrats are a party of the rich, the corporations, and the secret services. They are the enemy of the working class and always have been.

  • Obombie and Reptillary used CIA Operation Zero Footprint to arm the big Mo brotherhood and overthrow Tunisia, Yemen, Egypt and Libya. In Libya they massacred 250,000 men, women and children, and then used CIA Operation Timber Sycamore to ship Libyan weapons to Syria where they massacred 500,000 Syrians.

    Obombie has the MOST blood soaked Nobel “peace” prize in history

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