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Just remember folks, the Chinese would never do that.
Target you for death, that is.
In 2010, the U.S. Department of Defense found thousands of its computer servers sending military network data to China—the result of code hidden in chips that handled the machines’ startup process.
In 2014, Intel Corp. discovered that an elite Chinese hacking group breached its network through a single server that downloaded malware from a supplier’s update site.
And in 2015, the Federal Bureau of Investigation warned multiple companies that Chinese operatives had concealed an extra chip loaded with backdoor code in one manufacturer's servers.
I reported on this when it first broke, if you recall.
They have been at this for at least ten years, and probably longer.
Do you think they really wouldn't attempt to do this sort of thing with trying to target the antibodies produced by our vaccines in the west, which they have banned in China itself, preferring instead to develop and use a Covid-19 vaccine that is an exact duplicate of natural infection like virtually every vaccine in history despite theirs being "inferior" in terms of protection -- or so everyone says.
If you're wrong about the Chinese targeting your computer your data gets stolen.
Let me remind you: Trump had these jabs developed at "Warp Speed", short-circuiting animal studies and human trials unlike every other licensed vaccine in the United States including Chicken Pox (varicella) which took twenty years to license.
There is no public record of any sort that shows they considered that these shots would produce a distinct antibody that nobody in the natural world would ever have, and thus that for the first time in human history an adversary could potentially target a bioweapon at that distinct antibody which could only occur in a person as a result of taking said jab.
And, of course, our CDC, State Health Departments and our President and "Covid Task Force" are all parading around telling us that the jabs are absolutely safe and well-tested, using people as human props on a daily basis playing virtue-signaling games to get you to accept prophylaxis even if you already had the disease and thus have immunity or are at such a low risk of dying from the disease you're more-likely to be killed in a car accident over the next six months.
Never mind that the United States as a whole reached herd immunity, as a matter of documented fact, and which was true in most states and locales in the nation, prior to the first shot going in the first arm and cases have continued to collapse since. In short the epidemic was over before we delivered the very first jab and while there are people for whom despite these risks the shot probably makes sense on a risk:reward basis on the math and on the science this is not true for the vast majority of the population.
If you're wrong about the Chinese -- or anyone else that doesn't like us very much -- being able to target that unique antibody pattern we are now injecting into tens of millions of Americans, including a huge percentage of our military then down the road you are going to witness death on a mass scale and there is exactly nothing you will be able to do about it if it happens.
That's the bet, and this is the history of Chinese actions of this general sort targeting the stupidity of our government, businesses and population.
I'm not anti-vax and never have been.
I am, however, strongly anti-stupid.