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The new mask recommendations are a disgraceful debacle, doomed to fail...againAs soon as politicians, media members and incompetent and terrified “experts” became ideologically committed to ineffective interventions, they could never end.The CDC has been the most reliable and consistent contributor to destructive and functionally useless mask recommendations. They’ve used unconscionably bad, dangerously incompetent and misleading “studies,” along with hilariously useless “hairdresser” examples to “prove” mask efficacy. Finally though, after throwing out their own pre-pandemic planning documents to promote a policy with no demonstrable benefits, the CDC displayed confidence in the “safe and effective” vaccines and removed their useless mask guidelines just two and a half months ago.And yet. It’s all happening. The CDC flip flopped again. Masks are back.Many of us arguing against lockdowns and masks and other related and equally ineffective “mitigations” have been pointing out for months now that the CDC has been unbelievably bad at their literal one job. We’ve been pointing out that the CDC’s credibility has been irreparably damaged based on their demonstrable incompetence and ever changing messaging with unchanging certainty. But no one, and I mean no one, could have foreseen that the death blow to the CDC’s credibility would come from the CDC itself.I guess it shouldn’t be as surprising as it is that they put the final nail in their own coffin, but somehow their devotion to pseudoscience never ceases to amaze.Bringing back masks is the end. It has to be. They were unequivocal in their assertions that the available vaccines were remarkably effective at preventing infections and transmission, symptomatic illness, severe cases and ultimately deaths.Yesterday’s announcement is completely incompatible with their previous statements and should be an inescapable disaster for the country’s trust in “public health” and what the CDC, Fauci and others laughably refer to as “science.”So let’s go over this unfolding debacle!April 1INTELLIGENCER HEADLINE: “CDC Data Suggests Vaccinated Don’t Carry, Can’t Spread Virus”Got that? No hemming and hawing, no uncertainty, no “don’t spread the virus as much,” it literally says that the vaccinated CAN NOT SPREAD THE VIRUS. CAN NOT. It’s not possible for them to spread it, that’s what the “data” says.Here’s a direct quote from the CDC director, Dr. Rochelle Walensky:“Vaccinated people do not carry the virus — they don’t get sick,” Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the CDC, told MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow on Tuesday. That’s “not just in the clinical trials, but it’s also in real-world data.”They do not carry the virus and do not get sick. Focus on the “they do not carry the virus” part for a second. If vaccinated people can’t carry it, how can they spread it?They can’t! That’s what the CDC says:Walensky was referring to a new CDC study that suggests those fully inoculated with the vaccines produced by Moderna and Pfizer don’t transmit the virus.So naturally,“The authorized vaccines are the key tool that will help bring an end to this devastating pandemic.”They are the key tool. Masks used to be, of course, but now vaccines will end the pandemic. Let’s keep that in mind. ...July 27CNBC Headline: “CDC reverses indoor mask policy, saying fully vaccinated people and kids should wear them indoors”There it is. The destruction of any remaining shreds of credibility the CDC and Fauci had left.So what was the justification for this dramatic shift? The delta variant! The same variant that Fauci said the vaccines did “very well” against. ...
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COVID Affects Your MemoryMasks have never worked. Testing has always been problematic. Kids were never high-risk. The past has never been altered. Welcome to the COVID consensus, circa midterms 2022.When anti-lockdown protests began in the spring of 2020, national media outlets were quick to label the protesters far-right white supremacists whose concerns were the product of “ignorance, privilege, and anti-Black racism.” During this time, playgrounds and beaches were closed, park benches were taped off, and thousands of small businesses permanently shut down. As lockdowns dragged on, drug overdoses rose sharply, schoolchildren were cut off from basic services, and 1 in 4 young people reported suicidal thoughts. Hospital patients died alone, police broke up religious services, and funerals were restricted. Those who believed the costs of lockdowns outweighed any benefits were called “covidiots” and the civil liberties they appealed to were labeled “freedumbs.”The American Civil Liberties Union, which had previously argued against coercive public health measures, was nowhere to be found. The American left, with which I’d always identified because of its claims to uphold workers’ rights and principles of bodily autonomy, now explicitly advocated for forced quarantines of healthy people and for policies that dramatically increased the wealth of the world’s richest at the expense of the working class.
Christian Drosten, Karl Lauterbach try to block the work of a Health Ministry committee set to evaluate the effectiveness of lockdowns, other containment measuresThese are the actions of people with total confidence that all the crazy stuff we've been doing is super effective
CDC and FDA 'altered' Covid guidance and even 'suppressed' findings while under political pressure, bombshell report suggests: Whistle-blower employees say they feared 'retaliation' if they spoke upFederal investigators interviewed top-level directors and managers at agenciesThey also opened a hotline for employees to report 'political interference'Government Accountability Office uncovered widespread allegations of thisThey raised fears that Covid guidance may have been 'altered or suppressed'GAO warned none of the agencies had systems in place for reporting allegationsSaid they had failed to train staff in how to report and spot political interferenceFollows allegations White House waged a war on science early in the pandemic
what people forget is there was this big early hope that the masters of woo-woo were going to come and silence these upstarts. some saffron monk from the secret valley whose name may not be spoken would float in and clean house. instead, anyone who tried got eviscerated. and very, very quickly, these disciples found reasons to stay on mountaintops.the mismatch was far too obvious and nothing dissolves the mystique of the lifetime woo-woo practitioner like getting knocked out in 30 seconds by some 3rd year fighter from a good school.the true power of woo-woo is making you too afraid to challenge it.and a lot more of the world works like this than you think.because woo-woo is absolutely fricking everywhere.
Why America Doesn't Trust the CDC
how do you miss the most blatant safety signal in vaccine history?the trick, it would appear, is to ignore your own guidelines and never even look for it ...the CDC has become a helmet made of cheap, walmart easter bunny grade chocolate.and it’s getting us all hurt.
The only thing that would appear shocking at this point would be for the FDA and CDC to stop all “vaccines” immediately, open inquiries into all deaths that occurred in healthy people within 60-days of receiving the clot shots, and call on the justice department to investigate these agencies for corruption and malfeasance. This would be the fox telling the farmer that something terrible has happened in the hen house while the farmer asked the fox to guard it.
There's been a 44% increase in death rate in just under a year of reporting according to the CDC.Why are they not informing the public?Jessica RoseJun 23
GAME OVER FOR PFIZER'S LABRepeated and overwhelming public demonstrations of no confidence against the Israeli Ministry of Health (IMOH)In March 2022, a few cases of polio were diagnosed in Israel. The infection was concluded to be a vaccine-derived polio virus.As a result, the IMOH announced a vaccination campaign using a weakened live vaccine. https://www.ynet.co.il/health/article/bkjhzpxz5 The campaign was an utter failure.Out of approximately 500,000 children and youth, the target population, only ~25,000 (5%) showed up following a personal invitation.Two of the reasons that were mentioned in the Israeli media:“vaccination fatigue and lack of public trust”.This was a clear no-confidence vote.The lack of confidence was already reflected during the campaign to vaccinate the 5-11 age group (~200,000 children) in early 2022. Despite coercion and harassment (e.g. loss of green pass, repetitive home isolations), less than 18% of this age group got the first two doses.In the first week of the first booster campaign for this age group and with no coercion measures and threats, only about 300 (1 in 660 or 0.15%) were brought by their parents to receive the shot.Not ONLY the kids.Many Israeli adults chose not to receive the required 3rd dose despite tough coercive measures at the time, losing their “right” to a green pass. A mere 13.6% of the population older than 18 opted for the 4th dose after it was recommended to them by the IMOH. ...The IMOH started 18 months ago with a Covid19 fearful population and an impressive 98% routine vaccination rate history, unprecedented propaganda budget and legal powers to revoke basic human right from the vaccine hesitant.They ended with way over 90% of the population vaccine-hesitant.Good work IMOH!Was it your undisputable incompetence or is it the “safe and effective” holy vaccine?
Dr. Coburn noted, “Recently, it was reported that the CDC director told Congress the agency ‘needs’ an additional $1 billion in 2008 to do its job properly. The FFM oversight report shows the director where she might begin looking for those funds internally, before she asks taxpayers to open their wallets even wider. ...A sample of what is included in this new oversight report:CDC spent $1.7 million — including funds from a terrorism account — on a Hollywood liaison program, which happens to be run by a former CDC employee (see page 87);CDC paid to create a statue of a woman made out of vegetables, “who” was featured in its $106 million new communications and visitor center (recently named after the senator in charge of funding CDC) (see page 11);The Thomas R. Harkin visitor center also includes a giant 70-foot-wide by 25-foot-tall video wall of plasma screen TVs to showcase vignettes about the agency. The plasma TVs are part of the building’s $5.1 million “audio visual integration” expenditures (see page 8);CDC spent $30,000 on saunas for its new $200,000 fitness center, a center which also includes mood-enhancing lightshows and two $1,750 zero-gravity chairs (see page 15);CDC syphilis prevention funds were spent to host a “safe-sex” event with a porn star, during a time when rates of the disease among men climbed by 68 percent (see page 44);CDC HIV/AIDS prevention funds were spent on a transgender beauty pageant (see page 45);CDC spent $45 million for conferences, including those featuring prostitutes, protests, and beach parties (see pages 50, 52,53, & 55);CDC sent 110 employees to two international AIDS conferences (20 to Thailand and 90 to Barcelona), when purchasing retroviral drugs with the trip funds likely could have prevented mother-to-child AIDS transmission for more than 115,000 infants around the world (see pages 52 & 54);CDC is opening a Hawaii office, a development announced by a senator from Hawaii who oversees its funding (see page 18);CDC has spent $5 billion over seven years on HIV/AIDS prevention funding, and yet the United States still sees 40,000 new cases each year, with no decrease in infection rates for over a decade (see pages 23-31);The Inspector General finds that of CDC’s $2.6 billion in HIV/AIDS grants, some have no objectives and are “abysmal,” yet are funded anyway (see pages 38-40);CDC spent $335 million on a kid-targeted media campaign to fight obesity and found that, later, kids who saw the ads did one more activity, which may or may not have been the result of the ads (see pages 69-71);CDC pays two former employees $250,000 to (temporarily) help build staff morale, and the agency is currently seeking a full-time replacement who will cost taxpayers over $1 million in the next decade (see pages 100-101);A CDC HIV/AIDS prevention grantee hosted a bar night and printed magazine instructions on how to throw a good party with lots of alcohol, despite the fact that booze is a known risk-factor for spreading the deadly disease (see page 104); and$128,000 in CDC bioterrorism funds were spent by Los Angeles County (a high-target area) on trinkets such as letter openers, whistles, magnets, mouse pads, flashlights, pens, and travel toothbrushes (see pages 106-108). ...If NIH and CDC are still having trouble coming up with ways to fund their fight against Ebola, here is a list of 15 wasteful programs totaling $15,135,574,669.00 where they could have saved:Telling Taxpayers How to Eat ($15 billion) – Yes, that’s billion with a “b” in front. In a massive overstep of government power, Obamacare carved out $15 billion for CDC to convince Americans to make “healthy” choices through “Community Transformation Grants” (CTG). The CTG program “supports efforts to modify behavior through anti-obesity campaigns, as well as anti-smoking and pro-sin tax regulations and legislation” at the state and local levels, according to the bipartisan Citizens Against Government Waste.Grant Money to China ($90 million) – NIH awarded more than $90 million to Chinese researchers. This included $2 million to develop a vaccine for a parasite disease common in China. The Traditional Values Coalition asked, “As our country heads to fiscal ruin, why are we giving millions in taxpayer dollars to Chinese science — which benefits China and its institutions — when they hold more than $1 trillion in American debt?”Duplicate Agricultural Programs ($22 million) – CDC spent $22 million on their Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing Program. The problem? This project was nearly identical to efforts already underway at the Department of Agriculture. CDC allotted $181,966 for developing a smart phone app for specialized farmers in Tennessee.“Why Are Lesbians Fat?” ($2.87 million) – That’s one question NIH has decided to research for the last four years, spending more than $2.87 million so far on the project. The ongoing study is meant to explain why “women of minority sexual orientation are disproportionately affected by the obesity epidemic,” operating under the claim that “three-quarters” of lesbians are obese. First funded in 2011, the study is slated to continue into 2016.Promoting HPV Vaccine for Young Girls ($544,188) – CDC provided $544,188 for a study on how to boost the number of young girls getting Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccinations in Los Angeles County. Although CDC says the benefits of the vaccine outweigh the risk, it counts 772 serious adverse side effects, including 32 deaths, among the millions of doses administered to young girls between June, 2006, and December, 2008. Parents have raised moral objections as to whether young girls should receive the vaccine, which covers four sexually transmitted diseases.Drunken Monkeys ($3.2 million) – NIH spent $3.2 million getting monkeys drunk just to see what would happen. The agency apparently has quite a fascination with excessive drinking, since it also “doled out money in recent years for research on binge-drinking mice, inebriated gamblers and pilots seeking the sensation of flying drunk,” according to The Washington Times.Bizarre Sex Studies ($1.5 million) – Congress voted to give NIH $1.5 million to spend on four obscure sex studies: “Mood Arousal and Sexual Risk Taking,” “Study on Sexual Habits of Older Men,” “Study on San Francisco’s Asian Prostitutes/Masseuses,” and “Study on American Indian Transgender Research.” NIH still received the requested funds from Congress, despite efforts by Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Penn., in 2004 to defund the projects.Funds for Homosexual Activists in Public Schools ($1.4 million) – CDC gave The Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN), the homosexual activist group, $1.4 million to create “safe spaces” in public schools starting in 2011. The funding will be distributed during a five year period, as GLSEN works in 20 targeted school districts across the country. GLSEN Executive Director Eliza Byard claimed in 2011 that safe spaces “are vital to these students’ health, success in school and life prospects."Centers for ‘Gun Disease’ Prevention ($2.6 million) – CDC spent $2.6 million on studies that also seemed to favor greater gun control before when Congress defunded the research in 1999. Apparently Congress thought CDC had more important issues to study, like how to control actual diseases. For FY 2015, President Obama is asking Congress to grant CDC $22.2 million in new funding to study and prevent gun violence. Obama has made similar requests in previous years, though unsuccessfully.National Institutes of ‘Gun Control’ ($5 million) – Separately from the CDC, NIH also handed out nearly $5 million for research promoting gun control as of October, 2009, according to an article in The Washington Times. NIH pursued research on “gun related violence,” despite the issue being well outside the organization’s typical domain. Grants included “$642,561 in taxpayer funds to learn how inner-city teenagers whose friends, acquaintances and peers carry firearms and drink alcohol on street corners could show up in emergency rooms with gunshot wounds.”Cocaine Enhances Japanese Quail’s Sex Drive ($181,406) – No joke, this was a real study sponsored by NIH and slated to run through next year. Why quail? Because “quail provide a convenient and interesting alternative to standard laboratory rats and pigeons.”Empowering Women to Choose Contraception … in Jail ($279,789) – Liberals have long battled to expand women’s access to contraceptives. So in June 2012, NIH allocated $279,789 “to improve contraceptive use for incarcerated women” as they neared the end of their jail time. The program, which ran from June 1, 2008, through on May 31, 2014, was ultimately intended to reduce unexpected pregnancies and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) among recently incarcerated women.Bogus AIDS Experiments ($4.9 million) – Results of an HIV/AIDS vaccine study funded by NIH were faked by researcher at Iowa State University (ISU), calling into question $19 million in grants awarded to the same researcher over the years. “Inauthentic” samples throughout a period of four years made the vaccine reportedly appear far more effective than it actually was. Although NIH refused to pay ISU the final installment of the grant money, the university was allowed to keep more than $4.9 million after paying back the researcher’s salary – nearly three-quarters of the original grant.Sex Workers Spreading STDs ($675,786) – Ever wonder why sex workers spread HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)? The answer might seem obvious, but NIH is spending $675,786 to find out exactly how and why in an ongoing study. Researches are continuing the regular testing of 600 female sex workers on the U.S.-Mexico border for HIV, syphilis, gonorrhea, and Chlamydia.Examining ‘Barriers to Correct Condom Use’ ($423,500) – It turns out “young, heterosexual adult men” weren’t using condoms as frequently as NIH would like. A study investigating the apparent problem in 2009 came with $423,500 price tag.
Arnie1974@Arnie1974·4hThe CDC Has Thrown Bioethics Right in the Rubbish Bin by Obstructing Our Rights to Informed ConsentDr. Robert Malone: "The CDC has spent over 1 billion US dollars promoting these vaccines and suppressing any discussion about their potential risks.""There is no way that vaccine recipients have received informed consent because the CDC has actively blocked anyone's ability to be able to access the actual information about adverse events and risks."Full Video: https://tinyurl.com/Malone-CHD
The CDC issued a new “Guidance for Minimizing the Impact of Covid-19” on Thursday, shockingly admitting what many Americans have been shunned or even banned online for saying.
The CDC confirms its own uselessness ...For understandable reasons, most people stopped listening to the CDC months ago. And so very few people will update their Covid-related decision-making based on the change in advice. What will go, one hopes, are the few remaining disruptive mass-testing and quarantine protocols in schools and other public settings — some of the last barriers standing between Americans and business as usual.
Ian Miller@ianmSC17hIt's absolutely insane that even after the CDC admitted that there is absolutely no difference between vaccinated and unvaccinated people with regards to catching or spreading COVID, there's been no change in federal policy to end the ludicrous ban on unvaccinated travelersAug 13, 2022
Protection provided by the current vaccine against symptomatic infection and transmission is less than that against severe disease and diminishes over time.
Where is the NATIONAL APOLOGY to all the covid skeptics who were RIGHT?
They did not say “no protection” or “ insignificant protection.”
https://jessicar.substack.com/p/facts-not-aligning-with-your-narrative Lol, the CDC swapped one lie for another.
"disband the CDC" goes mainstreamthe reflexivity of the overton windowel gato malo
the CDC failed on virtually every measurable metric of covid response.they promoted the pseudoscience of lockdowns and masking trotting out study after study with cherry picked or outright fraudulent parameters.they made up ideas like “6 foot distancing” that lacked any basis whatsoeverthey failed to recognize or admit to airborne and aerosol transmissionthey pushed over-sensitive and irrelevant testing and fruitless and impossible contact tracingthey claimed vaccines would stop spreadthey claimed vaccines would be 100% effective vs hospitalization and deaththey pushed 2 doses and done as the “path to get your life back” then 3, then 4, then booster forever all on the basis of shoddy science.and they systematically refused to do their appointed job of monitoring the adverse events of the vaccines.they destroyed schools and businesses and drove the US economy and society into a ditch.they made the lives of american children into a misery and cost them years of education and development despite their never having been at material risk.they vilified and attacked the sane and accurate folks like jay and martin and sunetra and the great barrington declaration which was, quite literally, just a simple and uncontroversial elucidation of 100 years of evidence based epidemiology.and now they have finally come full circle and tried to slide into adopting the practices that the actual adults in the room had been advising all along.it took the CDC years to finally be pummeled into arriving at the place the great barrington declaration started back in fall 2020.this absolute panoply of total, tragic, and willful failure has become way too big to miss.this agency is either so outlandishly incompetent or so desperately politicized and corrupt as to pose grave threat to the american people especially and specifically because it was allowed to dictate to them (either directly or by informing the choices of those who did) and perhaps most of all because people trusted them.
Where is the NATIONAL APOLOGY to all the covid skeptics who were RIGHT?
"sweeping reorganization" at CDC to "restore public trust"that phrase may not mean what they hope you think it doesbut then you read the text of the story and realize that it’s just the same people who have been such interminable fonts of incomprehension, disinformation, and outright fraud grabbing even more power and remaking an agency that is already a weapons grade dysfunction junction into one even more able to wreak mischief and menace upon the populace. ...i mean, come on. pull my other paw, it plays jingle bells. ...make no mistake: there is nothing trustworthy about this.so, after 3 years of publishing inaccurate claim after inaccurate claim and studies that crossed well over the line into outright fraud, the solution is to find ways to publish even less well vetted “pre-publication” science and to “simplify” the website to justify providing even less data and to pull down all the evidence of things you got wrong without any pesky questions being asked?because all that sounds like to me is a way to make sensational claims and prescriptions without having to provide any supporting data.are we seriously calling that the road to regaining trust? ...
The agency has also been criticized throughout the pandemic for issuing public health guidance that some saw as confusing and ineffective. Many also felt it wasn't moving fast enough to respond.sorry, but:this is what they think people are upset about and what lost public health agencies the public trust?it wasn’t the fraudulent mask studies they published and the reams of made up guidance and guidelines that fell apart faster than knock off ikea furniture from uzbekistan?it wasn’t pushing lookdowns that were known not to work and explicitly contra-indicated by 100 years of evidence based pandemic study?it wasn’t claiming that the vaccines would provide herd immunity and become “a dead end for the virus” only to near instantly recant when the jabs failed to work as advertised?or their total failure to even to the basic rudiments of their job and monitor the VAERS system for danger signals despite the biggest spike of reported vaccine adverse events in human history?and then quietly erasing vaccine safety claims from their website? (just “streamline and simplify” i guess?)and manipulating efficacy data and playing “hide the ball” with all cause death and cancer reporting? (see safety claims link above)this is a classic false framing. you straw man a question no one asked and then answer it as though it resolves an objection in order to sidestep the real points of criticism and blame the victims for being unsatisfied.but it’s pure farce.
The agency has also been criticized throughout the pandemic for issuing public health guidance that some saw as confusing and ineffective. Many also felt it wasn't moving fast enough to respond.
White House COVID Czar Admits 6-foot Social Distancing Rule ‘Not the Right Way’White House COVID-19 czar Ashish Jha on Tuesday admitted that the six-foot social distancing rule that was implemented in early 2020 isn’t actually effective.Over the past several years, “a lot of time” was spent “talking about six feet of distance, 15 minutes of being together. We realize that’s actually not the right way to think about this,” he said during a White House briefing on COVID-19.“That’s not the most accurate way to think about this,” Jha said, adding that it is about “the quality of air you’re breathing around you.”In a crowded indoor area with poor ventilation, people can “get infected” with COVID-19 “in minutes,” Jha said, adding that being outdoors you can be “outside for long periods of time” and not get infected. ...The agency last week rescinded a number of rules and made key updates to its recommendations, now stating that unvaccinated and vaccinated individuals should essentially be treated the same, while explicitly saying that those with a prior infection have protection against severe illness. ...A former administration for the Food and Drug Administration, Scott Gottlieb, revealed in late 2021 that the six-foot rule was made up.“Nobody knows where it came from,” Gottlieb, *a Pfizer board member*, told CBS News.