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Taking a hammer to the narrative

You slandered colleagues who did not surrender to you, you turned the people against each other, divided society and polarised the discourse. You branded, without any scientific basis, people who chose not to get vaccinated as enemies of the public and as spreaders of disease. You promote, in an unprecedented way, a draconian policy of discrimination, denial of rights and selection of people, including children, for their medical choice. A selection that lacks any epidemiological justification.

When you compare the destructive policies you are pursuing with the sane policies of some other countries – you can clearly see that the destruction you have caused has only added victims beyond the vulnerable to the virus. The economy you ruined, the unemployment you caused, and the children whose education you destroyed are the surplus victims as a result of your own actions only.

– Professor Ehud Qimron, Head of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Tel Aviv University (original text here)

14 comments to Taking a hammer to the narrative

  • Johnathan Pearce

    It is interesting how so much of this sort of content is starting to come out. Boris J. looks to heading for the exit; we await to see when or if Russia invades Ukraine and if China does the same to Taiwan. US inflation remains strong; Sleepy Joe’s approval ratings are down on the floor; worries about Net Zero are rising. More is coming out about the duplicity of Fauci and his peers in the US and other nations.

    It is tempting to joke “order popcorn” but the impact on the lives of so many means this isn’t a laughing matter.

    These are alarming times, but maybe, just maybe, they should be used as teachable moments for those of us who favour limited, constitutional government, free market capitalism, individualism, self-reliance and honest science and a spirit of adventure.

    I think of Brian Micklethwait, one of life’s optimists, at times like this.

  • Roué le Jour

    The vaccine doesn’t protect you from the virus, the vaccine protects you from the government.

  • Paul Marks

    Johnathan Pearce – not so much “Sleepy Joe” anymore, I do not know what medications they are giving Mr Biden but the man I watched delivering a speech the other day was not “sleepy” he was angry, full of irrational rage, accusing anyone who opposed making Election Rigging part of the “New Normal”, of being part of the KKK (like his old friend Robert Byrd?), and of being “Bull” Connor, and Jefferson Davis of the Confederacy.

    Jefferson Davis is an interesting choice – as the Confederacy followed a very similar monetary, and general economic, policy to Mr Biden himself. They spent printed money like lunatics, and they had such detailed controls over the population that the Governor of North Carolina and the Vice President of the Confederacy both suggested that the Confederate government was reducing (white) Confederate Citizens to the level of their own slaves.

    Roue le Jour – sadly the injections do NOT protect you from the government in many places. The demands on the people who have (as well as do not have) the injections, continue.

    I do not know enough about the Israeli situation to comment much about it – has any political party in Israel opposed this policy?

  • Rev. Spooner

    Speaking of what’s now coming out, this from Matt Ridley is eye-opening:

    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2022/01/12/duped-covid-lab-leak-deniers/

  • JohnK

    Paul:

    You are right about Joe Biden. Whatever medication he is on seems to have turned him into a raging madman. I hate to think what the come down must be like when the drugs wear off. They can surely only drug him up to this extent once in a while.

    This cannot go on. Coups have consequences.

  • Schrodinger's Dog

    Roué Le Jour wrote: “The vaccine doesn’t protect you from the virus, the vaccine protects you from the government.”

    I nominate that for Samizdata Quote of the Day.

  • bobby b

    “You are right about Joe Biden. Whatever medication he is on seems to have turned him into a raging madman.”

    I’ve seen this repeatedly in people I know who are suffering from age-related dementia. Bumbling happy vague forgetful, quickly turning into rage when someone disagrees with them or things do not go well.

  • Fraser Orr

    @Schrodinger’s Dog
    Roué Le Jour wrote: “The vaccine doesn’t protect you from the virus, the vaccine protects you from the government.”

    I nominate that for Samizdata Quote of the Day.

    I second. Very insightful Roué.

  • Johnathan Pearce

    Paul Marks: I do not know what medications they are giving Mr Biden but the man I watched delivering a speech the other day was not “sleepy” he was angry, full of irrational rage, accusing anyone who opposed making Election Rigging part of the “New Normal”, of being part of the KKK (like his old friend Robert Byrd?), and of being “Bull” Connor, and Jefferson Davis of the Confederacy.

    I am told that when some people get Alzheimer’s, they become very aggressive. Look at Biden’s eyes, you can see a lot of hate.

    This man has spent his entire adult life working in politics. He hasn’t properly done an honest day’s toil in his life.

    The state of this.

  • Vinegar Joe

    Who is Biden’s Doctor Morell?

  • Paul Marks

    The vaccine does NOT protect you from the government – the demands for masks (and so on) continue.

    JohnK, bobby b, Johnathan Pearce and Vinegar Jow.

    You are all correct – and it is deeply alarming.

    Under the New York bluster, President Trump was actually a rather cautious person – for example backing off from the big attack on Iran (which everyone at the high levels was demanding). I am not saying that President Trump was correct to call off the attack – only that it showed that he was not (under the bluster) all that aggressive. He might order the killing of this or that terrorist commander – but he was less keen on war with whole countries.

    Mr Biden is not a fit and proper person to be in such a position.

    Coups do indeed have consequences – the rigged election of 2020 can indeed be considered a de facto coup.

  • Paul Marks

    Has no party in Israel opposed these policies?

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