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2020-09-26 17:25 by Karl Denninger
in Politics , 197 references
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The Democrats have threatened to blow up the Supreme Court, basically, by packing it.

Of course they also are screaming that Trump appointing a justice now is blowing up the court.

In other words, one way or another the Supreme Court is going to get blown up.

I'm not sure I care any more.

The Supreme Court has long ruled however it wants to rule, which isn't its job.  It just arrogated that to itself and nobody has done a damned thing about it.  Just like The Fed has done whatever the Hell it wants to do, even when directly contrary to the enabling statute that created it.  I remind you The Fed's actual statute says:

The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Federal Open Market Committee shall maintain long run growth of the monetary and credit aggregates commensurate with the economy's long run potential to increase production, so as to promote effectively the goals of maximum employment, stable prices, and moderate long-term interest rates.

[12 USC 225a. As added by act of November 16, 1977 (91 Stat. 1387) and amended by acts of October 27, 1978 (92 Stat. 1897); Aug. 23, 1988 (102 Stat. 1375); and Dec. 27, 2000 (114 Stat. 3028).]

Stable prices are not "increasing 2% a year"; they're stable.  Moderate long term interest rates are not near-zero; by definition time has value and therefore to be "moderate" the long term interest rate must be somewhat above the expansion rate of the economy over the same period of time.

The Fed has done no such thing for roughly 100 years.  It has done so deliberately.  The evidence is incontrovertible, since the price level and interest rates compared with nominal GDP are trivially assessed.

Exactly nobody has ever gone to prison for this nor has The Fed had their mandate pulled.

This is not to your benefit as a common citizen.  Ever.  It is, however, wildly to the politicians and a handful of people on Wall Street, K Street in DC and others' benefit.  And -- it is illegal.

Note that the Constitution sets forth the right of the Federal Government to issue patents (Article I Section 8.)  Patents, however, are denied by statute for any "naturally-occurring thing"; that is, you cannot patent a plant, animal, RNA or DNA unless you created it in a lab.  Well, there are several coronavirus patents held by US parties.  Either this is proof Covid19 was created in a lab funded by and thus with rights assigned to a US entity or said patents are a public fraud committed upon the people of the United States directly by employees of the US Government and thus constitute federal felonies.  Which is it?

Note that the very same Article I Section 8 says that the military may be called up to suppress insurrections.  What is burning or otherwise attacking a federal courthouse?  Well?   Law and order eh?  What happened when people fired on Ft. Sumpter?

The Civil War was largely due to the refusal of the Federal Government to follow Article I Section 9 which prohibits the preference of one port or goods transited through it versus anotherYet that's exactly what the Federal Government did and ****ed the southern crop-growing states.  If you think that was "merely" about slavery you really need to go read what Lincoln wrote about slaves and what he said he'd like to do with all the black people in America. That SOB was a ridiculously racist ******* and he got a ****-ton of people killed.  You might also want to pay attention to the fact that the invention of machinery was in the process of rendering slavery uneconomic.  Further, if you consume anything made with palm oil (that would be virtually any cosmetic or packaged food!) or own a pair of Nikes or many articles of clothing you are personally benefiting from slave labor in Asia, specifically Malaysia and China, right now.  Oh yes, slavery was a big part of what led to the war, but it was egged on by both sides who wanted to see blood run in the streets.  But slavery was hardly all of it; if it had been we would have blown China back to the stone age 20+ years ago.  Instead we let them seed viruses into our nation and kill a couple hundred thousand Americans because it makes the stock price of Nike, Amazon, WalMart and more go up despite screwing the common American and their wages blind.

Are we really all that better now than in the 1860s when we loot, burn and shoot because a man shot at the cops who came to raid his residence with a warrant and as a result they returned fire?  The Grand Jury in Kentucky correctly found that rounds going into a different apartment by said cops are criminal negligence but firing back when fired upon is not a crime.

It had ******n well better not be a crime -- not anywhere in America anyway, no matter the date, time, and who is doing the shooting back.  The day that changes it's time for everyone to shoot now and let God sort out the pile of bodies.

As I have often noted there is no such thing as "resisting arrest"; you decide at the time they come that you're either going to fight it out in court and thus you surrender peacefully or you kill all of them right there and you better get them all too because they are going to kill you if they can.  That's the decision.  It's binary.  "Resisting" is not a choice made by anyone who is sane because you cannot win and whatever the original charge was you just made it much worse with no possibility of gain.  Zero-gain, always-lose actions are by definition undertaken only by insane individuals.  So those who have rioted, looted and burned in all of these alleged "insults" did so because someone was insane and got what frequently happens when you act violently without the benefit of sanity.

That has exactly nothing to do with skin color so what is all this bull**** about looting, shooting and burning?

Where's that ****ing asteroid I keep praying for?

Then of course there is the seminal "**** you" to Federalism out of the USSC in the form of Wickard .v. Filburn where they literally tore up the Constitutional separation between Federal and State governments which is the very foundation on which our Republic rests.  That alone is cause for an asteroid strike while the Court is in session and at the time was cause for an immediate Revolution.  Again, I note the Supremes are not there to decide what the Constitution says; English is a precise language and the Founders were not only really careful with their words they took a hell of long time debating every one of them too.  Nor is The Court there to decide how to twist said language, which they have done repeatedly including in both Wickard and Miller.  Indeed, if you want to see torture of the English language one need only read Plessy .v. Ferguson.

It took until 1954 and Brown for the Court to recognize that, well, that wasn't Constitutional after all.  I mean, reading is fundamental, eh?  Yeah, sure it is.

But if you think that Brown meant we'd go back through the other obviously-defective rulings, such as Miller, Wickard you'd be wrong.  You'd be very wrong.  Nearly zero of those have ever been overturned under this entirely made up thing called "Stare Decisis" which again you will find exactly nowhere in the Constitution.

So let's talk for just a moment about ACB, Trump's nominee.

She just recently upheld the lockdowns for Covid19.  Her justification?  A Supreme Court case on mandatory vaccination against smallpox, a disease with a 30% fatality rate.

That is some one hundred times or more the risk of death from Covid-19.

Under this rubric you can expect Amy to rule that any risk of a bad outcome from any human endeavor is properly the subject of federal and state regulation.  In other words you can expect her to rule that not only must you be vaccinated against something that statistically has zero risk to you or even specifically has zero risk (e.g. you're already T-cell reactive to Covid) but in addition the local McDonalds can be ordered to withdraw its Quarter Pounder with cheese because you might get diabetes, become fat and die if you choose to eat it.  The Court may outlaw scuba diving or skydiving.  It may in fact outlaw walking across the street.

Indeed it can be under her standard of evidence ruled that no car may go more than 20mph and all must be surrounded with a 3' wide inflatable ballute so collisions will not cause serious injury or death.  Bicycles and of course motorcycles can be banned outright; you might crack your head open on the concrete.  Your only option remaining will be "rent-a-rubber-room that moves" which, of course, can be denied to you because, well, Uber decided so.  Or we can arbitrarily set reaction time testing and incorporate it into the vehicle by law so it will not start if you are tired, and if you fail a re-test while on the road on some specified interval it is disabled where you are the time until you can pass.

There is literally no barrier of pre-existing rights, evidence, relative risk .vs. harm or anything else standing between you and whatever some nutjob who happens to have a government remit may force you to do whether they were elected or not.  Down this road a cop can simply shoot you if you're speeding because it's easier than pulling you over; after all there's a 0.01% chance you MIGHT be dangerous.  The entirety of the Constitution is void in her mind as soon as someone claims some "convenience" so long as they work for any branch of the government.

That's the definition of slavery, may I remind you, and you are the slave.

Oh I know, there will be those who cheer for her nomination because, it is presumed, being Catholic she'll vote to overturn Roe.

But Roe was a dog**** decision in the first place.  There was never a threat that across all 50 states you'd not be able to obtain an abortion.  Travel has only gotten cheaper and faster since the 1960s, of course; that's what technology does when left alone -- it makes things better, faster and cheaper.  That's a good thing.  It's called productivity and is why you don't live in a straw hut.

The premise of Federalism is that this is how we sort out what is good and bad among the population through natural political experimentation.  The good results gain population and commerce while the bad ones lose.  If smoking weed is a net good in tax receipts less social and medical costs born by others then it wins.  Maybe some state says "take, make and sell whatever drugs you want but if you do, no medical insurance is obligated to pay nor will you be treated for free should you have a bad drug-related outcome -- including accidents if you're drunk or stoned at the time."   Over time this tends to shift prosperity to the good decisions and away from the bad ones, and thus the bad ones are coerced through market means to become better.  But of course the Roberts court ruled that unconstitutional with the PPACA, didn't it?  On what basis?

How do you determine "good" or "bad" objectively when it comes to political decisions?  By the fiat of nine?  That's not what the Constitution says -- it says that only the things specifically under Government purview may be legislated and enforced, and everything else is none of the government's ******ned business.

Who among us thinks that it's "good" to ban bump stocks, mufflers on a gun that protect your hearing (but we can mandate them on a car) and short-barreled shotguns but bad to ban rifles that hold more than 10 rounds of ammunition?  Is not the 2nd Amendment both precise and clear in its use of the English language?  Shall not be infringed isn't clear enough?  Does the language need to be driven into your head at 3,250fps before you manage third-grade English comprehension?  Are you telling me that the Founders needed to say "if you try to infringe the right to keep and bear arms the people must immediately shoot you in the face" in order for the language to be precise enough?  I think not.  The Founders did a perfectly-adequate job.  It is you who let this bull**** go on over the last 100+ years.

Do you really think that ACB will uphold The Constitution?  Since when does an "emergency" provide for the violation of same?  Do remember that the Constitution is a document enumerating powers and a contract between the government and the people; if it's not in there the government doesn't have it.  Thus I demand you cite Article, Section and Clause that says any such so-called order by any entity of government is constitutional.  There is exactly one suspension of civil liberties and pre-existing rights allowed by the Constitution: That of Habeas Corpus, and only in the event of invasion or rebellion (Article I, Section 9.)  A virus is neither an invasion or rebellion by definition as it lacks sentience.  And incidentally, shall we talk about all those searches without particularized suspicion and a warrant which are prohibited by the 4th Amendment, also quite clear in its use of the English language -- especially since 9/11?

There is no other place or any other circumstance where the power to abrogate the Constitution is delegated to the government.  If you assert there is then find it and cite it, or sit down and shut the **** up because it is with your consent that your ass is being rammed.

As such show me where ACB is materially different in that regard than Schumer and Pelosi's wish list if you can.  Oh yes, on the specific things said Justices will ignore the Constitution they differ greatly.  But not on the substance of their actions -- only on the specific butt****ings you will suffer under each.  Whether the Stallion is white (Trump) or black (Biden) makes no damned difference when you're the one that gets mounted.

The last time I checked with what you got screwed didn't change the fact that you got screwed.

Where's my asteroid?

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2020-09-23 11:28 by Karl Denninger
in Politics , 228 references
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Florida amended its Constitution to allow felons to vote if they had completed all aspects of their sentence.  I resided in the state at the time and voted for that amendment, which passed.  Why?  Because our justice system is predicated on the premise that once you fulfill all aspects of your sentence, whatever they are, it's over.  You incurred a debt by committing a crime, you paid it, it's done.  Period.

If the penalty is insufficient to deter a second offense or protect the public the problem lies in the sentence itself, not some retroactive punitive measure. Fix the problem. We have a revolving door justice system for many offenses on purpose and instead of holding the proper people to account we wave our arms and scream.  Nope.

Well, the ACLU and others didn't like the fact that fines and restitution had to be paid (they're part of the sentence!) and sued.  They got a court to overturn that.  This was illegitimate and should have gotten people locked up instantly, or the entire amendment thrown out.  A higher court figured it out before a bunch of someones had to be fed to sharks and reversed.

This pissed off the Democrats of course, who expected former felons to vote for them.

So Bloomberg, and now others, have decided to go down a different road.  They're paying the fines.

This has prompted howls of "illegal vote-buying" by Matt Gaetz and others.  Which is a flat-out lie.

Florida has a rather explicit statute on this and it's a good law.  It states:

104.012 Consideration for registration; interference with registration; soliciting registrations for compensation; alteration of registration application.—(1) Any person who gives anything of value that is redeemable in cash to any person in consideration for his or her becoming a registered voter commits a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084. This section shall not be interpreted, however, to exclude such services as transportation to the place of registration or baby-sitting in connection with the absence of an elector from home for registering.

(2) A person who by bribery, menace, threat, or other corruption, directly or indirectly, influences, deceives, or deters or attempts to influence, deceive, or deter any person in the free exercise of that person’s right to register to vote at any time, upon the first conviction, commits a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084, and, upon any subsequent conviction, commits a felony of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.

(3) A person may not solicit or pay another person to solicit voter registrations for compensation that is based upon the number of registrations obtained. A person who violates the provisions of this subsection commits a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.

There is no compensation being given ("anything of value redeemable for cash") nor any threat, bribery or deception, nor are they paying people on a "per-registration" basis.

That paying someone's fine allows them to vote where they otherwise could not is not prohibited. There is no prohibition on paying someone else's fine or restitution; in fact that happens all the time.  Family members often pay someone's fine who doesn't have the money in various instances; witness someone who gets busted for DUI and is bailed out both by money and, oh, maybe influence of their Dad?  We don't know anyone that might apply to, do we?

There has to be direct consideration in exchange for the action.  There isn't.  That paying off felons' fines they can't cover leave them able to register to vote and then exercise their franchise is immaterial.  The statute is quite-clear; I cannot pay you $50 to fill out the form and register.  That's a felony.  But if you're prohibited from registering because you owe a $5,000 fine for some previous criminal offense and I pay the fine what you choose to do after that is not under my control.

The law is clear on this folks.  Frankly, this is an extraordinarily expensive operation for people like Bloomberg; fines and restitution in felony cases where the person who was convicted cannot pay are typically quite large.  If you got busted for felony theft, for example, it's not uncommon for there to be a punitive fine and restitution in the amount of whatever you stole!  If the fine is small it's not hard to pay, especially over many years' time.  But if it's large, well, that's why it doesn't get paid.

So Gaetz, shut the **** up.  You're wrong on this and you know it.  The bottom line is that if Bloomberg wants to blow millions of dollars (or more) paying someone else's fines, so what?  That's a social good. The fines and restitution are real money owed to real people.  Fines and restitution are typically imposed not just as a punitive measure but as cost recovery for both the jurisdiction that had to prosecute you and to make whole the person you screwed.  They're a legitimate part of the judicial process and compliance isn't about hurting the person convicted, it is about making whole the person(s) who got screwed in the first place as a result of the criminal act, including all the taxpayers who had to pay for the cops, jail, judges and juries.

There's no crime here -- this is nothing more than a complaint by Gaetz because he believes that those who were convicted of felonies will overwhelmingly vote Democrat.  Well, they probably will -- but that they will doesn't make a bit of difference when it comes to the law, as it's not illegal to be Democrat.

It might be stupid to vote for a geriatric old coot who has had two strokes and can't even read a teleprompter, but it's not illegal.

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2020-09-18 22:36 by Karl Denninger
in Politics , 258 references

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Let's face it -- we're being given a Satanic choice.

There are a few things that are quite-clear about this political season.

First, the Senate is odds-on to flip Democrat, like it or not.  In fact it would be miraculous if it does not.  This isn't a function of who's got the better candidates, it's a math problem.  Toss-up states are all incumbent Republican or vacant seats; this by definition is a crappy situation that has nearly no chance of working out well for Team Red.

The odds of flipping The House red are long.  In fact, insurmountably so, by my math; the margin is just too large.

And then you have the top of the ticket.

Remember, Trump has had four years.  What has he done to beat back the Marxist tendencies of various political entities?

Nothing.  In fact he has enhanced them.

Who continued to allow the FDA, for example, to continue their outright scam when it comes to drugs?  Is not Trump in charge of the Executive?  Can he not demand that the law be followed and enforce it as the head of the executive?  Of course he can, and of course he could have.  In fact he promised to do so repeatedly during the campaign in 2016.

Could he have resolved the entire medical scam during his first week in office?  Yes.  There is 100+ year old law, 15 USC Chapter 1, that makes essentially everything the medical industry does when it comes to pricing illegal.  Said law has been challenged twice by parts of the industry all the way to the US Supreme Court and upheld.  The authority to execute on that law rests solely in the Executive, as does all law enforcement.  President Trump decided not to.  Then when Covid hit he furthered the scam by not only continuing to allow differential pricing but by deliberately using the DPA to force production of ventilators that we knew killed you 95% of the time in Wuhan.

Remember this?


We spent billions of dollars on an intentionally worthless device and our President did so by unitary Executive Order.  Said devices were then used on Americans and murdered them.  We did this will full knowledge ("p" value of <0.001, or less than one chance in a thousand that outcome was due to random chance) that they were next to worthless.

That is a Satanic act, standing alone.

But it did not stand alone.

Secretary Azar issued a regulation within days of the outbreak using a post-Katrina law immunizing the medical industry from legal consequences from the use of said devices and for any other decision to treat, or refusal to treat, anything related to Covid19.  Secretary Azar serves at the pleasure of the President.  Secretary Azar still has his job.

Trump did not pass that law, but he did deliberately abuse it and that abuse was directly responsible for the death of over 100,000 Americans, including quite possibly your grandmother.

Remember we were told that we should shelter in place for 15 days to "flatten the curve" and even the CDC admitted that there was no possible way to stop the virus.  They're right, by the way; there isn't, save one -- herd suppression, which much of the US has now reached.  Further, the CDC deliberately changed the way deaths are counted, an act of open and notorious fraud.  In all cases except this one a particular cause claimed as part of a death must be in the causal chain of death on the death certificate.  For example

The person died of lack of oxygen.
Caused by their heart stopping (myocardial infarction)
Caused by a blockage of a coronary artery.
Caused by chronic inflammation, which was contributed to by:
1. Smoking
2. Diabetes
3. Obesity

I've read enough death certificates; I have, at this point, buried damn near my entire family.

Except... in this case if you have or were around someone who had Covid19 then suddenly Covid19 is a "cause" of your death, even without causality in the chain being demonstrated.  This has led to the CDC declaring that more than 5,100 people who died of accidents or suicides were in fact Covid19 deaths -- by their own admissionAnd that's just the fraud that is self-proving; the alleged "influenza" deaths this year ex-Covid19 are implausibly low by a factor of about 80%, never mind all the heart attacks, strokes and cancers.

Fraud is illegal.

If that is not enough reason to burn in Hell would you like me to keep going?

Well, like it or not I'm going to.

Fifty-four NIH "scientists" have resigned or been fired for undisclosed foreign government ties.  In 93% of them the foreign government was China.  There have been 189 scientists investigated across 87 institutions thus far.  The investigation started in 2018.  This is the same NIH that Fauci works for, who also, I remind you, has managed to have his wife in the chain of major funding decisions.  If that's not a conflict of interest what would be?

How does an organization that has been proved corrupted by a Communist foreign government have any say whatsoever when it comes to public policy -- especially public policy that is given the force of law?  Yet the NIH and Dr. Fauci have done exactly that.  That too is Satanic and rests directly at the feet of one President Trump, who of his own volition appointed said agency and Dr Fauci to his "task force."

There is, at this point, hard proof that this virus is no more dangerous than the flu -- unless politicians and Health Care intentionally concentrate infections in vulnerable people and thus kill them. There is also hard proof that China launched and continues to maintain a major international pressure campaign for lockdowns and other intrusive measures.  They focused specific attention on Sweden which refused such measures and, I remind you, has been proved right; they reached herd suppression.

How many of the "models" and "modelers" have also been corrupted by the Communists in China?  To this very day they continue to maintain we are on the verge of an unspeakable wave of death -- and these are the same models, "modelers" and "experts" who all claimed Sweden would have somewhere in the neighborhood of 200,000 dead bodies.

In point of fact Sweden has lost fewer than 6,000 citizens and for more than a month their death rate has been an effective zero -- one here, two there, often with days between them.  All of these claims were frauds, not "errors" (to which not one has admitted to publicly nor apologized for) by a factor of more than THIRTY TIMES (3,000%).  In fact these organizations and people including but not limited to some of our allegedly "most-prestigious" epidemiological and "public health" universities and "experts" are still maintaining that we are on the "verge" of a catastrophe this fall and winter that will kill a million or more Americans unless we all take further extreme measures.

Having been proved that every single one of these individuals and organizations were completely full of crap and their fear campaigns were not only false they were maliciously false why hasn't Trump lifted the emergency orders?  For the same reason none of the governors have not done so: Money and power.

But let's focus for a minute on what is unquestionably Satanic: Intentional mass-murder.

Which Fauci, the FDA and our President have all not only endorsed they've caused.

Specifically, they have turned the law on its ear when it comes to certain drugs -- which is both illegal and Satanic.  The law provides that any approved drug can be prescribed by any physician for any condition where, in that physician's judgment, it may be of benefit.  It does not have to be a condition for which they drug is approved.  Yet the FDA and state pharmacy boards have blocked access to hydroxychloroquine for outpatient use.  There is no statutory or regulatory authority to do so; the drug is approved and has been for some 60 years.

"Law and Order"?  Uh, since when?  We're talking death here.  There has been roughly one death per year attributed to HCQ since its approval.  One.  The alleged "cardiac toxicity" referenced by many is, statistically-speaking, mythical.  TDP, which is the actual syndrome that can kill you, has yet to be demonstrated in any of the trials in which HCQ was put forward.  Since the expected mechanism of action for HCQ interferes with viral replication early use is critical -- that is, the earlier you use it the more likely it will help you.  This means that waiting until you are in the hospital intentionally destroys at least part of the expected effectiveness, and perhaps all of it.

Now contrast this with Remdesivir, the "approved" drug by the FDA under emergency authorization.  It has an incidence of 3/53 reported cases of atrial fibrillation, which is a severe cardiac rhythm disorder that can kill you outright.  3/53 is 5.6%, or many multiples of the risk of the same disorder from HCQ.

So why is Remdesivir approved and HCQ banned?  HCQ costs six cents a pill and we have 60 million doses stockpiled at this point; Remdesivir costs about $3,000 for the drug and since it's an IV infusion you must be in the hospital to get it, which adds thousands more to the price.

Satanic?  Oh, you bet.

Never mind that the damage doesn't stop there.  12/53 (!!), or roughly 25% of patients receiving this drug show hepatic enzyme problems.  That's liver damage.  So about one quarter of people who get this drug are at risk of significant liver disease caused by the drug. 

In short Remdesivir is a drug that has extremely serious safety issues -- likely severe enough to torpedo it straight to the bottom of the ocean in any sort of actual clinical review.  In this regard it is almost-identical to what was done with AZT and HIV.  AZT was a failed cancer drug that had extremely serious safety problems.  While it likely was helpful for a short while if you actually had HIV if you did not, because the test for the virus was faulty it created the same sort of damage that HIV did in the body!  Oh, and it was expensive as hell too.

At the same time during the first ten or so years one of the big killers for people with HIV was a form of pneumonia called PCP.  PCP, untreated, is almost always fatal. In people with a functional immune system it is extremely rare because the body is capable of fighting it off long before it becomes dangerous.  But, if you're immune-compromised then this is bug is a very, very real threat.

Leukemia, of course, also tends to wreck your immune system.  In 1977 it was demonstrated that giving children Bactrim, an off-patent and readily-available drug, was highly protective against them getting PCP, which, if they got it untreated it would and did kill them too.

So why do I bring all this up?

I do so because Dr. Anthony Fauci has a decades-long history of being a Satanic ******* who loves shoving people in the hole by wielding power he has no lawful right to have.  He in fact blocked use of this drug as a prophylaxis against PCP in AIDS patients for years, during which over 30,000 AIDS patients died of PCP infection.  Virtually every one of them should not have died of PCP because we knew this drug was effective as a prophylaxis -- we had successfully used it in kids with Leukemia for several years!

Now granted, in those years HIV was universally fatal; something always wound up getting you.  But that's not the point, right, any more than it is the point that with roughly 40% of our deaths allegedly "from" Covid19 in nursing homes that the median life expectancy when you are admitted to a nursing home is six months doesn't change the fact that if you intentionally give someone a virus that can kill them by forcing infections into said place that's still manslaughter even if you only took three or six months of life from them by doing so and not 10, 20 or 50 years.

What makes you think any of this bull**** with Covid19 is novel?  Perhaps you, dear reader were not around (or at least old enough to be sentient and remember any of this) when AIDS was ravaging the land.  I am old enough and remember all of it, including the dickheads who shoved 450,000 Americans into the hole, and some of those same *******s are now responsible in no small part for the 170,000 we shoved into the hole this time around.

That's what happens when you let someone get away with killing tens of thousands of people -- they do it again, and they enlist new people to help them the next time, exactly as occurred here.  This time they enlisted the governors, mayors and President in doing so and made a huge ******ned industry out of it to the tune of tens of billions of dollars within months at the same time.

Lest you think that Biden and Harris will make anything better, well, no they won't.  Biden was around in those years, if you remember. Harris was either too young or blowing politicians to get jobs.

But voting for Satan is, well, voting for Satan -- and I refuse.

Every one of the people involved in this bull****, from the President to 49 of the 50 State Governors (SD's likely excepted) and an utterly enormous percentage of County and City Executives and Councils deserve to be in the Hague standing trial for mass-murder under political pretext right now.  I would offer a toast and thanks to God if any or all of them were to be hit by an asteroid and two toasts if their entire blood line was within the blast radius and reduced to dust; every last one of them deserve it.

If you think I'm voting for any of those people, it will be under only ONE condition: If that vote is to send them to public execution, preferably by slow, painful and outrageously severe means for the purpose of sending a very public and indelible message to anyone who might contemplate pulling this sort of crap in the future.

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2020-06-29 11:41 by Karl Denninger
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It's over folks.

Oh, I know, Tulsa didn't mean anything and the Trump campaign is "disputing" the Fire Marshal's attendance figures.

Oh, it was Covid fear.

Oh, it was protesters blocking access to metal detectors (and the "much-vaunted" right-side cops didn't clear said protesters?)

Oh, Sleepy Joe.

Oh, socialism.  Oh, Marxism.  Oh, AOC or Ilhan.

Oh, it was this or that.

Yeah, whatever.

It wasn't that roughly four years ago Trump promised to get rid of medical monopoliesthree separate bullet points on his campaign web site.  Three!  Unprecedented for a political campaign, and all three disappeared within 15 minutes of the election being called for him.  I know because I was watching the returns in a Pensacola Bar with my laptop tethered to my phone and saw them disappear.

It wasn't the promise to get rid of chain migration repeated throughout the campaign which also disappeared and nothing has been done.

It wasn't the promise to stop H1b abuse which every single tech company loves (and thus makes their stock price go up), and which of course he also did not do.

It wasn't his promise to get rid of birthright citizenship by whatever means necessary including executive order.

It wasn't his signing of every Democrat spending bill, without exception, including a government shutdown for which he got nothing in return.  It's not like this is the first time for such bull**** either; Reagan, if you recall, got a promise to cut spending out of Tip when he was President in exchange for his tax cuts.  The spending cuts were never even proposed yet Reagan never enforced that bargain.

It wasn't his repeated and outrageously false claim he was going to "build the wall" nor his repeatedly and outrageously false claim about miles built which are in fact nothing more than fence repairs on existing fences, nearly all of which can still be defeated with tools bought at Home Depot.

It wasn't his push for "ventilators" by the tens of thousands, including compulsory construction of them, which factually killed thousands of Americans and which we knew were worthless against Covid-19 in February as that very same device killed damn near everyone that was put on one in Wuhan.  After all, people attend campaign rallies for someone who killed their Grandfather all the time.  If you're stupid enough to believe that you'll believe they'll vote for said people too.

It wasn't Trump's willful and intentional destruction of tens of millions of American jobs over a false set of claims related to Covid-19, nor his willful and intentional refusal to call Fauci and Birx out on their bull**** on national TV.  Never mind Trump's own repeated claims that his actions "saved millions of lives."  Like hell they did.

It wasn't Trump sitting back and letting federal felonies by the score be committed, including willful destruction of federal property, arson and worse after the death of Floyd, including the commission of said federal felonies by self-admitted and avowed Marxists.

It wasn't Trump, after chanting "lock her up" for two years, refusing to demand an AG that will actually bring charges for trivially-proved federal crimes, including willful mishandling of classified information -- crimes that other, non-politically-protected persons have done hard prison time for.  How many of Hillary's crimes have resulted in people being locked up thus far, may I ask?

It wasn't Trump, after railing about how "unfair" tech companies are, also refusing to use the 100+ year old statutes carrying 10 year prison terms to indict said firms and their executives for their blatant, in-your-face rank violations of 15 USC Chapter 1, along with every single hospital and pharmaceutical company executive.

It wasn't Trump putting his socialist relatives Jared and Ivanka effectively in charge of both major parts of foreign and domestic policy.

It wasn't Trump taking a gigantic **** all over the 2nd Amendment with his "bump stock" nonsense.  For the man that claims to "honor" the 2nd Amendment where is the E/O mandating Constitutional Carry nationally, backed up with an order to the FBI to arrest any state or local official who tries to prevent same?  Shall not be infringed isn't clear enough?

It wasn't Trump knowingly, willingly and intentionally abusing The Federal Reserve system to screw every retiree out of the ability to earn a safe return on their nest eggs, destroying their purchasing power and now sowing the seeds of the nation's economic and fiscal destruction, acts that will make the late 1970s trashing look like a cake walk.  Oh, and Trump not only did it he gloated about it too.  At least when Nixon threatened the head of the Federal Reserve he did it behind closed doors.

It wasn't Trump sitting back and letting Florida and its Governor **** all over its residents who voted for a Constitutional change to restore the voting rights of felons who had completed all of their sentence, but then watched as that amendment was unconstitutionally modified after being enacted so that anyone who committed a crime and screwed someone financially now gets away with it and can vote anyway.  Election integrity doesn't matter to Trump, despite what he says.

It wasn't Trump who personally all but ordered states to shut down after hyping a very expensive medical device that in fact is at best worthless and likely kills people with severe Covid-19, ventilators, including I remind you literally commandeering an automobile plant to make the very devices that kill those who they are used on in the course of this disease.

It wasn't Trump who did not tell Florida to go suck eggs on the basis of the Commerce Clause when they put up barricades and mandated 14 day quarantines for people from certain other states, an act that is for all intents and purposes identical to an interstate barrier on commerce and is thus unconstitutional on its face, and by sitting back and cheering on DeSatan now has that blowing up in his face with the targets of same turning the tables on Floridians.  Trump cheered on DeSatan in his original act and by doing so he gave Cuomo and the others the means to destroy interstate commerce and thus further destroy the economy, which of course is exactly what they want given that there's an election coming up. This order effectively shuts down business travel between those states and specifically targets businesses in certain statesthe original order was constitutionally impermissible for the same reason but rather than stomp on DeSatan's micropenis and tell him to cut that **** out immediately or he would send the FBI down to the border and arrest everyone running said checkpoint on federal charges and throw them in prison Trump cheered it on -- and is now going to pay for that in spades.  Oh, by the way, Interstate Compacts are illegal too unless explicitly authorized by legislation passed by Congress (and signed by the President or passed over his veto) so that makes two separate constitutional violations in one announcement.  WHERE IS TRUMP ON SENDING THE FBI TO ENFORCE THE CONSTITUTION AND WHERE WAS HE ORIGINALLY?

It wasn't Trump's failure to cite the two decades of research on masks in the context of respiratory viruses with multiple random controlled trials, including those of health care workers who are trained in proper procedure, that have found they're worthless.  Instead his very own "task force" shows up with masked people on the podium.

Sure folks, it wasn't any of those reasons (and many more) that made people decide to say "aw, **** it and **** you" -- and not show up in Tulsa.

Oh I know, let's blame the "deep state" and "courts." The same courts that just ruled that even a blatantly unlawful E/O cannot be overturned or simply ignored by the next administration.  Given that standard why not just issue a bunch of "unlawful" E/Os and be done with it or tell the courts to screw off and start deporting people?  When challenged on that ask said courts "with what army are you going to attempt to enforce your blatantly unconstitutional order"?  Make them live by their own rules, in short. 

And none of this intentional, willful failure -- not accident, not "deep state", nothing but Trump's lies to his base and intentional destruction of the common man for the benefit of a bunch of rich real-estate, pharmaceutical and banking moguls will result in any of those voters deciding to say "aw, **** that" and sit at home, drinking a beer, on election day rather than going to the polls and voting -- right?

Mr. "Reality TV", where fantasy and scripted shows are claimed to be "the product of real decisions made by real people and not rigged" tried to bring that sort of deception into the realm of political policy where real people get ****ed in the ass on a daily basis and it doesn't end when their hour is up on TeeVee -- it's real and it goes on forever.  How's it feel to be a participant in four years of "Wrestlemania"?  Let me guess -- you believe that someone can get clocked with a table then immediately get up and continue to fight.

May I remind you that Florida came within a hair of voting in a meth-using, male-prostitute-hiring Governor just a couple of years ago and has been on the cusp of that sort of insanity since the year 2000?

May I further remind you that instead of telling all of the mask-wearing idiots at "press conferences" that there are decades of settled science on respiratory viral transmission and all of it concludes that masks do nothing he has instead "gone along" with those who have tried to ram that down your throat too?

May I remind you that the so-called "social distancing" 6' "rule" came out of a 15 year old's science fair project which has never been subjected to any form of scientific study, replication or peer review, Trump's "task force" has repeatedly touted same, and in many areas it has nearly the force of law across the United States?

And may I finally remind you that he just sat back and let DeSATAN shut down bars in Florida again on the back of a case surge in the state which was primarily found in two counties in the SE part of the state THAT HAD NEVER REOPENED THEIR BARS. 

While those counties are indeed heavily "blue" how many votes will go "Red" among the servers, owners and other employees who just got thrown out of work AGAIN across the state?  I remind you that a Presidential contest totals votes across the entire state; county results mean nothing.

What are Trump's odds of winning when, not if, he loses Florida in November?


There will be no cheating or ballot games required.  The Democrats could run a chimpanzee slinging its own scat at voters waiting in line and win.  Donald J Trump has delivered nothing of what he said he would -- not on health care, immigration, illegal invaders, demanding the return of American manufacturing or anything else.  He has refused to stand up and tell the truth when it comes to Covid-19 as well; that the science says this is mostly a manually transmitted virus and not primarily aerosol which is why we're not having a material impact on transmission rates.  In addition what Trump has done is commandeer an American company to make machines for the purpose of killing your grandmother along with signing every Democrat dream-and-spend bill; at that he had actual success.

Put a fork in Trump folks, like it or not.


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