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A huge crack appears in the media’s narrative dam

This is nothing less than the highest circulation newspaper not just in Germany but all Europe publicly repenting their role in spreading state propaganda and fake news. This is from 28 May 2021, and yet I only heard about this today; the fact it was not front page news across the world is very revealing indeed.

(turn on translation subtitles if you do not understand German. Also, partial transcript here in English and French)

26 comments to A huge crack appears in the media’s narrative dam

  • Rudolph Hucker

    Perhaps not unconnected with the Investigative Corona Committee Germany interviewing many people with relevant testimony.

    e.g. Dr. David E. Martin
    https://odysee.com/@Corona-Ausschuss:3/Sitzung-60-Die-Zeit-ist-kein-flacher-Kreis-5-Martin:f?r=6MWs3ayHwcFCXKZtazKgEszyrbBpefst

    Along with an emphasis on independent, transparent and evidence-based analysis (what the UK’s Independent SAGE could have been)

    “Respiratory diseases, such as the symptomatic COVID-19 disease, have not been recorded to an extraordinary extent in Germany. A large number of studies have now shown that lethality and mortality are similar to influenza. An overload of the health care system has not even remotely occurred. However, as is becoming increasingly clear, the government’s Corona measures have caused massive social, psychological, health, cultural and economic collateral damage. This is especially true of the lockdowns that have been imposed. Effects of these measures: Millions of additional unemployed and short-time workers, companies in bankruptcy, excess mortality among the isolated elderly, inadequate health care for the population due to a large number of postponed surgeries and doctor’s visits omitted out of fear, increased suicides, large increases in child abuse, traumatization and “new” fearful social behavior among people. ”

    https://corona-ausschuss.de/en/about/

  • The Pedant-General

    ” excess mortality among the isolated elderly, ”

    This. The will to live is important and I’ve seen it at first hand. It was a well known phenomenon in Japanese prison camps in WW2. You give up the will to live and you slip away. I said this to any of my family who would listen back in April last year not that it helped anyone. least of all me.

  • Shlomo Maistre

    Baby Boomer generation is by far the most selfish, narcissistic, close minded, superficial, and vain generation of humans to ever live. Never has so much been given to a generation and never has so little come from a generation. They have bankrupted the western world morally, financially, ethically, economically, and socially. The baby boomer generation is scum.

  • Ferox

    Facebook to ban all mention of Germany as mis(dis?)information in three … two …

    But seriously, with Biden administration officials flirting with the idea of mandatory vaccination (presumably two soldiers escorting an EMT around from door to door – “you may take a shot from me, or from my friends –evil smirk–“), what will they do if Germany recants and publicly admits to the farce?

    Perhaps Biden will counter with an anecdote about the time he and Co’npop stormed the beaches of Normandy …

  • Richard Thomas

    No translation subtitles option for me.

    Edit: Have to watch on YouTube to get that option.

  • @Richard Thomas
    “No translation subtitles option for me.”

    I clicked on CC then on options and got a choice of German or auto-translated to various languages.

    Possibly it depends what kind of device you are using to wire this post

    PS Expect lost of visitors because this has now been instalanched

  • Anthony Dorazio

    It would have been useful to include Either a link to YouTube or the text of the title so that we could search on YouTube or some other method for English speakers because on an iPhone, which is the single most common platform this will be seen on, all we get is German.

  • Anthony Dorazio

    This is found on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=THuHFSQcQW0 (for you smartphone users who can’t auto-jump out).

  • Richard Thomas

    It works when I go to YouTube but on the embedded one, it only gives me the options of “off” and “German (auto generated)”.

    I’m only really commenting in case someone else runs into the same issue.

  • bobby b

    Translation isn’t working for me at all – only the German option, on the Youtube site, through my computer. Should work, but no.

    Anyone want to summarize what the rest of us can’t understand?

  • Partial transcript here in English & French

  • bobby b

    Thank you.

  • bobby b

    Well, between that transcript and Mr. Maistre channeling Vox Day, all I can say is that I’m glad we boomers hold most of the weapons.

    (But I’d remind some that it is the Greatest Generation folk who are being served and preserved, and maybe the morbidly obese and oldest-aged boomers, but not primarily the boomers.)

  • APL

    “Effects of these measures: Millions of additional unemployed and short-time workers, companies in bankruptcy, excess mortality among the isolated elderly, inadequate health care for the population due to a large number of postponed surgeries and doctor’s visits omitted out of fear, increased suicides, large increases in child abuse, traumatization and “new” fearful social behavior among people. ” –Dr. David E. Martin

    Wait for the fallout from the ‘clot-shots’.

  • APL

    Bobby B: “But I’d remind some that it is the Greatest Generation folk who are being served and preserved”

    The youngest GG would be 92, their seniors were all shipped to the ‘care homes’ in 2020. 🙂

  • Paul Marks

    Bild was CORRECT in April 2020 – the virus came from China, and the Chinese government (and their toadies the “World Health Organisation”) downplayed it – so that it could be spread over the world.

    The only question now is – was it accidental release from the Wuhan lab, or was it deliberate? We just do not know.

    As for this apology – yes it is very bad to close schools, but it is even worse to close FACTORIES.

    We now know that even the strictest lockdowns and mask mandates achieve nothing – other “achieving” incredible levels of harm.

    Peru had lockdowns and masks from the start of March 2020 – they also have the HIGHEST Covid death rate in the world, and their economy and society are so smashed that a lunatic has just become President.

    I am not using the word “lunatic” as a bit of a bit of political abuse – look at him, the giant hat, the giant pencil (and on and on) – the new President of Peru is not-all-there.

    However, I can understand what the people of Peru have done – when your country has been ruined by insane policies, why not vote for someone who actually is insane? Well why not?

  • Jon Eds

    Bobby, the boomers might not be old enough to be doing most of the dying, but they are old enough to be doing most of the worrying, and egocentric enough to believe that lockdowns etc., are ‘worth it’. Many of them are also well off enough to ride the crisis out financially.

  • Jon Eds

    Also the boomers have immense political clout due to the size of that age bracket and a high propensity to vote. In the UK at least this could go some way to explaining the Conservative party’s behaviour.

  • bobby b

    Perhaps the age bracket for boomers is simply too big. I fall towards the end of that era, and I don’t have a lot in common with many boomers who are quite a bit older. In our early 60’s, we’re not really worried about dying of Covid unless we’re quite fat or already have COPD. The youngsters – 20’s, 30’s, 40’s – have been pushing lockdown. The oldsters – 68+ – likewise are in favor of it, while the biggest pushback seems to have come from people like me. So I’m seeing the whole boomer distinction as being so sloppily applied as to be useless.

    It also strikes me as one more example of a conservative movement sabotaging itself by culling from its support some huge group that it doesn’t love. Let’s build a movement of like-thinking people, and then arbitrarily exclude one wide age group from it, even though many people in that age group have been central to its formation and empowerment.

    IIRC, the younger-boomer support for Trump was quite high. Kick that group out, and you’re going to be happy electing someone as conservative as Biden.

  • Snorri Godhi

    The will to live is important and I’ve seen it at first hand.

    So did I.
    My experience is that the main factor acting against the will to live is gaslighting.
    (I believe that this was also the case in the Soviet Union, and similar regimes.)

    Anyway, believe me, i have a lot of experience in resisting gaslighting.
    Being arrogant helps… Although one must also remain skeptical about everything, to avoid becoming delusionally insane.

  • Roué le Jour

    bobby,
    I’m a few weeks short of seventy and opposed to lockdowns. The absolute best you can hope for is a temporary decrease in the rate of increase at unconscionable cost to people’s lives and livelihoods. If my life is to be prolonged with the despair and suicide of the young, then take me now Oh Lord.

  • The Jannie

    WOT’S THIS? A stalwart of the msm allowing a little bit of truth to leak out?
    (steps back in amazement)

  • Being arrogant helps… Although one must also remain skeptical about everything, to avoid becoming delusionally insane.

    Words to live by, old chap, they truly are.

  • Snorri Godhi

    Words to live by, old chap, they truly are.

    I still cannot make up my mind on whether Perry was being ironic or was being straight.

    However, let me take this opportunity to clarify that, when i complain that it has not been proven that masks “don’t work”, i am not claiming that it has been proven that masks “work”. I am just being skeptical. Similarly with other complaints of mine.

    (I am not reviewing scientific papers for publication anymore, but i feel sorry for the authors whose papers i reviewed.)

  • Snorri Godhi

    Perry: thank you for the clarification.
    (Assuming that the clarification itself is entirely straight 🙂 )

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