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2024-05-08 11:37 by Karl Denninger
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The police at all levels, DHS, every judge, prosecutor and other government employee, agent, harboring entity and others who in any way assisted these two brothers, were instrumental in their release or looked the other way must be held personally accountable for this murder.  8 USC 1324 makes clear that every single one of them is liable for life in prison as a result of Laken Riley's death.

Argenis and Diego first entered the United States on April 3, 2023, near Eagle Pass, Texas, and were deported the same day. They were arrested again on April 30 after crossing illegally into the U.S. near El Paso, Texas. They were later released and eventually traveled to Athens.

Re-entry into the US unlawfully after being deported is a felony offense.

Who released them?  Names.

Who harbored, rented to, or otherwise enabled them?  Names.

Any who had knowledge of and assisted them in any way is liable for life in prison under 8 USC 1324.

ARREST THEM NOW and charge them ALL.

Enough of this bullshit.

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2024-04-30 13:12 by Karl Denninger
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Every person engaged in "occupying" or otherwise obstructing lawful access to a university must be identified and blackballed from all future employment consideration until and unless they serve time and make restitution in full, at a 300% penalty rate, for any disruption they were involved in and go five full years without so much as a traffic ticket.

This is perfectly legal and it must be made known to everyone.

I don't care if the employer is McDoanlds.

If you don't do it then you deserve to be held financially responsible when you hire one of these people and they do something illegal while in your employ because they have a demonstrated willingness to break the law without remorse.

Enough of this bullshit.

Make violent protestors, those committing breaking and entering and those committing felony assault and mob action both jobless and homeless.

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2024-04-22 15:51 by Karl Denninger
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There's an allegation running around that Tesla vehicles deliberately overstate mileage driven by an enormous amount -- as much as 30%.

If true this is yet more evidence of the utter insanity of not demanding -- and enforcing by whatever means are necessary -- that laws be actually enforced evenly and against all no matter who it might be.

Federal Statute in the form of 49 USC Chapter 327 governs this and is uniform throughout the United States. There is also a regulation regarding the allowable deviation ("error") in said odometers, which is reasonable because tire size can differ somewhat and (particularly mechanically) ratios may not be exact -- the standard, set by SAE, allows a 4% error although this is actually not codified anywhere I can find in either statute or the CFRs.  Thus anything less is going to be considered reasonable and allowable error -- five to seven times that much is not.

Some small degree of error is expected over time; a new tire, for example, typically has 11/32" of tread and at 2/32" its legally worn out (to the bars) although I almost-always replace them at about double that as handling, especially when wet, gets squirrely around there. So there's roughly 1/2" of diameter difference between "new" and "worn out"; a typical "car" tire might have a diameter of ~32" so there's a roughly 1-1/2% difference in the odometer reading between "new" and "fully worn out" tires of that size.  However, either mechanical coupling or an optical encoder as is typically used in modern vehicles is extremely repeatable.

A car rental company was, a number of years ago (20ish) was convicted of fraud for putting one-size smaller tires on their fleet resulting in overstatement of mileage driven by about 4%.  They got hammered for doing that so I would presume an intentional error wildly greater than this could be serious trouble.

Designing and selling vehicles that intentionally overstate miles driven would be a wild-eyed intentional act.

I find it difficult to believe that Tesla and Musk would have put millions of vehicles onto the road with inaccurate odometers, all biased one way (which means its not a mistake) on purpose and all of which will screw a lessor as they will be charged for miles not actually driven, also screw customers on warranty coverage as mileage is part of the limitation on warranties and at the same time produce an overstatement of driving range on a charge.

I will note that the maximum civil penalty for odometer fraud is $1 million, which is peanuts in any large corporation's pocketbook.  However, that same statute provides for felony criminal penalties and that would not be the limit of it either because fraud is not limited in that fashion and anyone who got screwed on a lease (mileage overage charges), had a warranty repair denied due to mileage that was somewhat over the limit and anyone living in a locale that charges EV owners a mileage-based tax (because they do not pay fuel taxes since they buy no fuel) all have claims and all of them would potentially be subject to treble damages as actually designing to this standard isn't an "accident" or "optional"; it is in fact required to sell cars in the United States.  I would bet that any "standard" arbitration clause would be tossed instantly by a court on a fraud allegation -- that should be able to toss it because if the contract was entered into under fraudulent pretense then it never occurred and the clause is invalid.  This will be interesting if someone litigates that and Tesla tries to have it tossed back into arbitration.

In addition this makes any such vehicle where the seller has reason to know the mileage is not actual must check the "mileage not actual" box on the title when the car is sold.  This would be very likely to have severe impacts on the market value of such a vehicle -- it sure does for any other car!

Again I find it difficult to believe that Tesla would have done this -- but there are in fact reports of it being an issue going back several years.  I'd be happy to clock anyone who has one near me (NE Tennessee); I've got my Mazda which reads the trip meter in tenths and I also have a GPS, of course, which can record trip distance in my phone.

How about a nice test across oh, say, 10 miles up the highway, we measure from actual mile markers on the road and then we pull off and compare notes, take photos of each other's odometers and trip meters (if its only in one of them rather than both) and present the evidence?

I can go pace out such a run that ends in a Rest Area right near here -- which makes the "pull off the road" part easy, and the start then would be from a freeway entry ramp, allowing easy zeroing and recording of the starting mileage.  Further, I can pace it with at least two (and maybe four or five!) different vehicles prior to the public and imaged test, all with vehicles that read to the closest tenth, so qualifying it as repeatable will be easy.

Let's test this and put the question to bed quite publicly; if the allegation is false then what's circulating around is bullshit, but if its true then it needs extremely wide exposure and Tesla must be forced to both fix it and compensate everyone who got fucked.

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2022-03-09 09:01 by Karl Denninger
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News: Zelinskyy no longer insists on joining NATO.

The actual news: Russia won.

Now the terms of surrender are under discussion.

I'll make a prediction: They'll be exactly the same terms Russia offered before, with another few additions, and Ukraine will take them.

  • No accession to NATO, period, with sufficient protections to prevent it from being revoked or evaded.  This likely means a bar on military resupply and rebuilding in Ukraine and perhaps changes to the Ukraine legal structure to forbid it.  The West's word means nothing as we promised this 20+ years ago (no eastward expansion) and we lied, repeatedly.

  • The two eastern provinces are confirmed as independent demilitarized states and Crimea remains Russian; this is formally adopted by the Ukraine government.  Demilitarization is to be enforced, and the Nazi (literal, and yes, there are two units in Ukraine that are best-described as same) will be disbanded.  Russia provides security guarantees to the two eastern provinces with the explicit understanding that any further shelling or similar act by Ukraine against them (which has intermittently been going on for eight years) will be met with immediate Russian military retaliation.  In other words if Ukraine fucks with those provinces or Crimea the deal is off and the war is back on.

  • Permanent revocation of permission to place or operate any bioweapon or dual-use facility in the nation.  Nuland confirmed in sworn testimony yesterday we violated the UN Charter and in fact what Russia said they found there was not propaganda it was true.  Said facilities shall be razed under Russian supervision and no attempt will be made to rebuild them irrespective of who sponsors or operates same.

  • A permanent ban on enrichment or other nuclear activity beyond that required for civilian power production, with a specific ban on the presence of any nuclear fuel beyond 5% fissile in the nation and an absolute ban on any reactor operation that short-cycles fuel.  To be enforced under IAEA surveillance.

  • Each nation bears its own costs.  Nobody owes anyone anything for what's happened to this point.  And whatever Russia now has in its possession in terms of documentation and proof (e.g. the Biden 10% for the big guy, the kickbacks to Zelenskyy, the biolab data they already released, etc.) has no protection.  You can bet it will be used when it is most-appropriate in their view too.

That's it.

We'll see whether I'm right.

Don't be even slightly surprised if the "breathless analysts" at CNN and elsewhere continue to insist Russia is losing right up until pen meets paper, which will take a bit of time.

My bet is that as of right here and now it's over.

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2022-01-11 13:35 by Karl Denninger
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Oh darn, there goes Veritas again releasing well...... not just a smoking gun, but a rank indictment of both actors abroad (including China) and right here in the United States.


So the "work" (gain of function) was rejected by DARPA but NIH, including Fauci who personally signed off on it, did it anyway.

And he did not just do it in China the work included was in part done here.

We now have a plausible explanation, for example, why agreements related to the spike were executed by at least one US University prior to Covid-19 being "known."  What institutions were involved and how involved were they?  When was the first such agreement executed?

But... it gets better.

We knew the vaccines would not work and were harmful.  We didn't think so, we knew so, and further we knew that someone who had been infected was at least in part protected from said harm by the mechanism infection uses.


I pointed all this out without having what Veritas has now published merely by deduction.

We knew in September of 2020 there was a risk issue with the spike in the circulation that was not in most cases present from natural infection and we knew by December of 2020 it was singularly dangerous.  It is now confirmed that THE GOVERNMENT knew this and proceeded to purchase and deploy the shots anyway.

We also knew that there were other fingers in the pie including American ones before Covid-19 was announced to exist because the transfer agreement with a US University was known to exist more than a year ago and it was executed in 2019 before Covid-19 was claimed to have "emerged" in China.  How can you do something that requires a thing before the second thing happens?  You can't, ergo, the government and the private organizations knew damned well Covid existed before the agreement was signed.

So now have what I've maintained all along is in in official government-documented form:

  • The virus was man-made.  Ecohealth tried to get funding through DARPA and was told to go to Hell because it violated the constraint on gain-of-function research.  Fauci didn't give a fuck and his part of the NIH funded it. BOTH THE UNITED STATES AND CHINA created the virus; it was a joint and intentional project, not rogue actors in Wuhan or Beijing who were responsible.

  • There were people in both China and here in the US (along with presumably other nations) who were involved.  They all knew damn well what happened and all of them have lied for the last 2+ years about it.  That almost-certainly includes both Trump and Biden, incidentally.

  • The governments involved all knew before the shots were released that they were dangerous and would become worthless.  They knew that natural infection did not, in most cases, carry the same risk because the virus never gets into the bloodstream in other than severe and fatal cases but there is no way to avoid that risk with an injection.  We now know this factually from clinical experience (and in fact knew in the early part of 2020) -- viremia does not happen in other than severe and fatal cases and yet you can't give someone an injection without the injected material winding up in the blood in some amount.

  • The governments also knew that Covid-19 itself was not dangerous most of the time to healthy individuals and they knew why.  It was deliberately engineered that way in an attempt, this paper alleges, as an experiment to be inoculated intentionally into bats in an attempt to see whether doing so could cut off future zoonotic events.  Whether the experiment went wrong by accident or intent is not known, but that it was taking place and both our government and China knew about it, along with knowing that it should not be very dangerous to most people is now established as fact.

So why all the histrionics ginned up worldwide continuing to this day?

The experiment went bad and if the public knew why it went bad and who was involved in it the people might reasonably conclude there really is a valid reason to get rid of every single government agency and individual involved.  Unlike "conspiracy theories" that are flat-out crap its not crazy to contemplate doing that either, especially given the death toll.  It was evident within weeks that medically frail people were going to get buttraped by this thing and thus if the government told the truth the pitchforks might well come out since they actually created this fucking monster and it wasn't just China - it was also the United States Government that did it and several institutions within this nation were intimately involved as well.

Oh by the way the same documents also contain evidence that the Government knew both HCQ and Ivermectin were effective against the virus by April of 2020.  How many people died that were denied access to safe drugs that our government had every reason to believe worked?

Still sitting on your ass America?

May I point out that these assholes have killed roughly twice as many people in the United States over the last two years, by their claims, as did both Nazi Germany and Japan in all of WWII and that these are all people and businesses within the United States?

Gonna take another jab or allow the USSC and Biden administration to tell you that you should or indeed must, never mind private employers, when the government factually knows its dangerous and has known for well over a year both that it is the case and why?

Still want to consider Trump a "savior" eh, when he pushed and continues to push these known dangerous jabs?

How many people did they they intentionally let die again?  Twice the toll of WWII with every single death chargeable directly against not a foreign adversary but rather agencies of our own government and publicly-funded "educational" institutions?

Want to argue with all this?

Argue with the source material; its either real or it isn't, and if it is its the best argument I've seen in over 100 years for a national divorce with prejudice.


PS: There are people claiming that what Veritas released is a forgery.  If it is then O'Keefe needs to go to prison forever and break rocks until he dies.  This is the sort of information that can legitimately be the reason for a government to be discarded by its population.  To participate in a forgery is equally as bad as to undertake the actions in the first place.  If someone has evidence that this is indeed false -- let's see it.  While you're at it make sure you account for the verified by FOIA release of this email from Peter Daszak himself....

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