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2021-02-17 09:31 by Karl Denninger
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How many of you will stick your fingers in your ears and go la-la-la-la-la about three paragraphs into this?

Probably most who read it.

Bill Gates prattled about how "most of us" ought to be eating synthetic meat; never again munch a strip of bacon or a real hamburger.  Never mind that said "synthetic" stuff is not only insanely unhealthy and made out of all manner of processed garbage, it is also much more expensive. 

Guess who's been buying up farmland like crazy and what makes all the "stuff" that goes into said synthetic products?

Gates.

Bill Gates is the largest owner of farmland in America and he did all of it without you noticing.

He most-certainly does not need that to feed himself and his family never mind that I'll bet that son-of-a-bitch has never had dirt under his fingernails once in his life.  He now owns nearly a quarter-million acres of farmland.  The purpose of such an acquisition?

He needs it to control and monopolize whether you can eat, and at what price.

Who funds IHME -- the modeling system that predicted several times the death and disease rate from Covid-19 that actually happened and further predicted imminent and permanent disaster in the form of overflowing hospitals and bodies stacked like cordwood, all designed to scare the living Hell out of every human being on the planet with proved false predictions?  Bill Gates.

What would you call me if I designed something that claimed that 2 million Americans will die unless you do as I demand?  terrorist, right?

WELL?

Who thinks everyone in the nation lives a life of "privilege" and we must fix that by not living so well so that others can have what we have, by force if necessary?  Bill Gates.

Who hasn't taken all but, oh, say $10 million of his mountain of wealth -- which certainly would be more than enough to live out his and his wife's life in quite luxurious conditions without ever having to do anything other than sip beer and screw for the remainder of same, giving the rest to all the poor and less-fortunate right here in the nation that made his wealth possible?

Bill Gates.

Who has let him pull all this bull**** and gives him the space to run his mouth without pushback on any of this?

You.

Do you think the grid failure in Texas and the spotty ones elsewhere are some sort of gross Republican malfeasance thing?  Then you've been listening to Gates and his ilk.  What really happened is that you were sold a bill of goods -- that "Globull Warming" would turn the northern part of the US into a frying pan and the southern into a permanent version of Hell on which no life can exist.  That is flat-out bull****, by the way, but in service of that lie we took a vital and very functional natural gas pipeline system which used the gas in the pipe as an energy source for the pumps that pressurize said pipe and removed them -- replacing them with electric pumps.

We did it in service of those-who-should-be-skull****ed like Gates because the other pumps weren't "green."

In doing so we took devices that only need fuel in the pipe to work and extended the failure radius of that pump all the way back to wherever the generating source was for that energy and included within it every power pole, every wire, every transformer and substation and the generating system itself which might be hundreds of miles away.  If any of those fail no natural gas flows.

No, the gas did not freeze in the pipes.  That's a damn lie; natural gas (nearly all CH4, or methane) condenses to a liquid at -260F and does not freeze until -296F.  Yes, those two temperatures are quite close but I assure you everyone would be long dead before you got to either of those temperatures on the downside.  Never mind that compressing a gas results in all of the heat that was in the gas at its former volume now being contained in the smaller volume, thus when you compress a gas its temperature goes up -- a lot.

What do you need to produce electricity during a serious winter storm (or summer heat for that matter) when peak loads are extremely high and load-following with that increase is a must?  That very same natural gas.  If it does not come out of the pipe at the other end you're ****ed.

Well, are you ****ed?

Keystone was just canceled.  How about the pipeline that Buffett owns?  Was it canceled?  Does Keystone being canceled help or hurt Ole' Warren?

If we had spent the money we blew on wind turbines and solar panels, neither of which work in extreme conditions, on natural gas pipelines and self-contained self-fueled pumping for same, which we used to use and which is nearly 100% reliable so long as the pipe is intact and has gas in it would you have been ****ed due to no natural gas supply and thus no power?

NOPE.

Go ahead, be woke and FREEZE TO DEATH *******S.  If you don't freeze then perhaps you should contemplate what Gates and the rest of your "betters" are perfectly ok with happening to you after destroying your businesses and jobs with bull**** computer models.

You "must" obey various public health mandates -- wear a mask, don't open your business, limit capacity, etc.  You "must" take a Covid-19 test to get on an airplane that crosses an international border and enters the US.  Meanwhile the Biden Administration started dumping un-tested illegal invaders coming across our international border with Mexico into the US who, of course, violating their own E/Os in that exactly zero of them were wearing a mask on federal property at said border and zero do in their custody or after release.  Covid-19 is the least of the worries; TB, HIV, Tuberculosis and dozens of other ailments, all of which they then can give to us and force us to pay for due to EMTALA are included in importing them, never mind the criminal side of their conduct.

Well, are you ****ed?

Gates and the rest of the Fauci clan came up with a set of "vaccines" are that are not actually vaccines by the definition of same.  They call them that even though they're not, just like you're ordered to call a man who has an XY chromosome arrangement "woman" if they demand it because facts no longer matter if your "betters" so-insist.

These "vaccines" are, on the science, dangerous  How dangerous we do not know because we deliberately did not test them over the requisite amount of time but in exactly no case in human history, until now, has a reliable means of "tagging" someone with something that one nation or one people has and another does not existed and it is a fact that tens or even hundreds of billions of dollars have been spent on bioweapons research attempting to discover such a "tag" for the express purpose of being able to use that to eliminate the tagged population.  Whether such elimination can be performed given this tagging that we now are injecting into arms is unknown but given that this discover has been the Holy Grail of bioweapons research for 200 years you can bet a hell of a lot of people are attempting to find out right now.

Who hasn't discussed any of that in the broader media and who hasn't put forward justification given this fact for that approach to Covid-19?  Every single government that has approved said "vaccines".  Note very carefully who has not approved and does not use them: CHINA.

Oh there's plenty more, but is this not enough to understand why the US Government now has a wall and an armed division of troops in Washington DC while they have steadfastly refused including during Trump's time in office to put same up on the Southern Border?  Do you think they'll shoot you if you attempt to storm that fence?  If so why would they not shoot those who try to storm the Southern Border?

Oh, that's right -- there are those who's lives are considered expendable and even desirable to see killed (that's you, by the way) and then there are those who are "better" (that/'s them, if you haven't figured it out yet.)  And then there are those who exist only to be exploited, like those illegally coming to the US.  This is why A Girl in Iowa had no protection while her alleged murderer, an illegal invader, was able to live and work in the US.

And while you're at it, think about this: The person who leads a group called "Insurrection USA" was paid $70,000 by major media outlets for his footage of the January 6th Capitol incursion -- and it appears he was one of the leaders of it.  Never mind that the Judiciary has removed him from GPS monitoring and released him pending trial.  It was all "right wing" extremists eh?

Still sleeping well Americans?

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"Skull****ed" for the win!
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Things seem to be happening at a rapid rate, down the drain.

Excellent Ticker.

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The farmland, and from the farmers living in the areas he is buying up claim he is receiving a huge amount of water rights from the same land also. They (farmers) claim the water is the main move. It will shut them out they claim. So he will buying their land.

Skull****ed it is.
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Bacon seeds get hungry. Perhaps that's why Gates doesn't want us having anything to do with them anymore...

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Gates is a menace to society. He wasn't satisfied to saddle the world with Windows and now he wants to tell us all what to eat. Conveniently, he will grow what he wants us to eat. Diabolical!
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With the personal location device in your pocket, totalitarianism is easy today. Welcome to 21st century feudalism. Their only fear is mob rule without leadership, thus the fence and National Guard in DC.

Management of tillable land and water rights cannot be dictated by a Soviet style 5 year plan. I think the farm play is an inflation hedge.
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Yep Gates is one evil mother ****er
Just fyi, he has many look alikes that appear in public as him, for his 'safety'. Only an person conducting Lucifers will would need such

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No Bill Gates fans in South Park.


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Nice. The "Southpark Solution".

What was it, 10 or so years ago that Gates retired/stepped away from Microsoft, remaking his image as a philanthropist...but not.

A scorpion doesn't change its nature. He used to tell the story of how competitive his family/upbringing was, getting beaten at games by the adults for the lesson it taught, while obviously missing other lessons about being a decent person. Gordon Gates. Greed is good,etc.

The more you look at him, the more it becomes apparent that he was using the philanthropy as a facade while he continued his competitive zeal for more wealth/control/power.

He's obviously aiming very very big, much to the detriment for us little people.

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Karl -

Shame on you! Questioning Bill Gate's motives and agenda. Obviously he is much more enlightened than any of us and only has our welfare in mind. The sooner we all realize that our lives would be better if we follow his agenda the better off we will be. Personally I am not bothered by the fact that he doesn't practice what he preaches cause I know that generational leaders like Bill can't be constrained by the rules that the proletarian must follow.

(Sarcasm Off)

Great Column
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The amount of farm land that Gates owns is a drop in the bucket to the millions of acres of land out there.
I know of a family out of Missouri named Lawrence that own just about as much land as Gates does.

There are corporate farming operations bigger than Gates. Hedge Funds and Pension funds have been buying farmland because they get a good return on the investment, about 8%. The price of farmland is going steadily up. The insurance company TIAA has been buying farmland the last 10 years in several states.

Now if Gates owned about 1 Million acres or so maybe. But the cost of that would be about $6 Billion or more and he would be renting that out not actively farming it. And he is renting that land out he has now, he isn't actively farming it.
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Prepare to behold how truly "gracious" and "classy" twatter and facebag can be today: News out a few minutes ago that Limbaugh has died.

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Never trust a person that has way too much money!

I can only guess as to why Gates would be moving to farmland USA.

1. Bill has acquired a cute young girlfriend who is member of PETA. He
wants to show her that he can save animals better than anyone.

2. Bill has become a prepper. Ditch the stocks, buy very large farmstead,
precious metals, weapons and security compound.

3. Bill never was good at being a people person. After a decade of touring
Africa with his vaccines, Gates Foundation, telling Africans how to
run their lives, his security team told him it was "time to leave".

4. Jealous of the Beyond Meat people. Took him a decade to become rich,
they did it almost overnight.

5. Forget MIT and the computer stuff. Bill always wanted to drive a
tractor and be a gentleman farmer.

6. A black swan told him to.

Notes on DC fence, troops: The citizens visit to the Peoples House on Jan.6,
was long overdue. Senate and congress have become millionaire parasites. The people get taxes and debt we don't want, didn't ask for, can't afford.

The anointing of Biden/Harris was the blunder that broke the contract.
The DC fencing and troops shows that they know they committed a blunder.

January 6, 2021 should join July 4, 1776 as our dual independence days.


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Karl,

Chinese ambitions in the field of biological warfare are starkly outlined by a speech from General Haotian whilst acting as Defence Minister for the Chinese Communist Party.

https://jrnyquist.blog/2019/09/11/the-se....

Summary points from the speech below:

"our next generation is quite promising and our partys cause will be carried on. In answering the question, Will you shoot at women, children and prisoners of war, more than 80 percent of the respondents answered in the affirmative, exceeding by far our expectations."

"Our resources are in very short supply. The environment is severely polluted, especially that of soil, water, and air. Not only our ability to sustain and develop our race, but even its survival is gravely threatened"

"Only countries like the United States, Canada and Australia have the vast land to serve our need for mass colonization."

"we must put up with America; we must conceal our ultimate goals, hide our capabilities, and await the opportunity."

"Only by using non-destructive weapons that can kill many people will we be able to reserve America for ourselves. There has been rapid development of modern biological technology, and new bio-weapons have been invented one after another. Of course, we have not been idle, in the past years we have seized the opportunity to master weapons of this kind. We are capable of achieving our purpose of cleaning up America all of a sudden. When Comrade Xiaoping was still with us, the Party Central Committee had the perspicacity to make the right decision not to develop aircraft carrier groups and focus instead on developing lethal weapons that can eliminate mass populations of the enemy country."

Given the gravity what is developing at rapid pace, it is urgent that we do all we can to share this, and any other compelling material we can find.

Karl, I cannot begin to describe how thankful I am to you for sharing your insights. Cculd this post and "The West's Obituary" to be added to the Must-Read section?
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When the whole Globull Warming thing started I put this together to show how lame the entire concept was.

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I was thinking about the China aspect too. I know they have their own vaccine program. I would be interested to see if there anything different enough about it that you could design something that would create ade or something from people with the western ones but not their own.

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@Mooreupp - China's is an attenuated live virus and thus produces an indistinguishable antibody from actual infection.

Gee, I wonder why?

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Everything the Controllers like Gates and his government in Washington, DC are doing is aimed at breaking the will of the American People. We're looking at "full spectrum" warfare. Every major institution, public or private, the Health Care Industry, every major service (like the power grid in Texas) has been weaponized against us.
Now Gates and his buddies are buying up farmland. One doesn't need to be a mental giant to figure out where that leads.
The single biggest obstacle remaining for these creeps is the Second Amendment. (I wouldn't put it past them to stage a mass shooting event to give them the justification to steal all the guns from the People.) Give up the guns and forget it. You just bought an express ticket to the death camps.
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Another reason for individuals and families to directly engage in commerce with local small farmers, especially those who raise Livestock Conservancy breeds and actively practice sustainable farming practices, to the extent that the consumers can afford it.

The heritage landrace breeds are historically able to thrive with less intervention - they were naturally selected by our ancestors for those qualities. Farmers that use sustainable practices need little to no external inputs to maintain their animals and vegetation. Joel Salatin's works are a good resource for becoming familiar with these practices and their results.

Even though the cost per pound of protein tends to be much higher, even in our lower per capita income state of Oklahoma, these local farmers are selling out of live animals and products within minutes to hours of hitting the market.

From that example it seems pretty clear that entering or continuing small scale farming today is definitely a non-zero-sum game.

That said, I'm sure Gates-R-Us is going to be working on passive-aggressive ways to snuff these farms out. Ergo, we need to vote with our dollars to prevent their destruction.

It is hard to beat the knowledge of where your protein came from and how your money is going to shape future production.

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Really this virus is mild enough that you could just inject people with saline and nobody would know. If you adjusted the cycles on the tests the covid would appear to disappear. Let doctors use inhalers, HCQ, and ivermectin for anybody with noticable symptoms.
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Let doctors use inhalers, HCQ, and ivermectin for anybody with noticable symptoms.

What is this "let" thing?

It has been legal since the FDA's regulatory scheme was first enacted into law in the US for a physician to use ANY drug or other thing off-label.

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@Tickerguy

Exactly. That is the big question. Who made the decision to stop the use of HCQ and what was the chain of command? Who has that kind of power to make Governors issue orders against using a safe drug approved long ago? Why is nobody investigating these actions that may have resulted in hundreds of thousands of death?
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I will clarify why I mentioned the saline idea. I was thinking China could use saline because there is no real reason to stop the spread. Even Merck admitted the natural infection is a better vaccine. China doesn't care if 0.1% die. There are still 1.4 billion people. The saline is just to control the people with vaccine tracking and passports.

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