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2022-05-22 14:49 by Karl Denninger
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SALMONELLA OUTBREAK: Check your home for recalled Jif brand peanut butter. If you have recalled peanut butter, throw it away. Don’t eat it.


Nobody wants to eat poisoned / contaminated food.

Now answer this:

Why is the answer always "throw it away" and not take the container, with whatever is in it -- perhaps full -- back to the store and receive a full refund or a replacement, if available, of non-contaminated product?

You didn't buy contaminated food, you bought wholesome and non-contaminated food.

So now the company gets to keep your money after falsely representing that the food was of good quality?

Tell me why the people of this nation don't force the CDC and other "agencies" to eat all of said contaminated product themselves, tying them up and shoving it down their throats if they will not force the manufacturers to replace or issue a full cash refund for all of the allegedly-contaminated product they sold with your only required proof of purchase being that you still have the container with however much product might still be in it?




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2022-05-22 08:04 by Karl Denninger
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A runner is dead after collapsing at the finish line of the annual Brooklyn Half Marathon Saturday, authorities said. 

The 30-year-old runner, who was not identified, was crossing the finish line and collapsed. FDNY spokesperson Frank Dwyer told The Associated Press the runner was transported to a nearby hospital and pronounced dead.  

Or maybe not.

Let's dispense with the obvious: Yes, people do die at these events.  Not all the time, but it does happen.

The weather was reportedly brutally hot on a comparative basis, and from what I can tell the skies were clear -- so add the sun to that, and that's not a small factor. Six other runners got in trouble and wound up in the hospital at original report but there are multiple reports that the number was much higher.

I'm only half-crazy so I limit my running stupidity to 13.1 miles and have done several of them, with the last being Yellowstone last year and one in front of me in a few weeks. If you didn't train for it in the heat (and who did given this time of year?) then getting hammered on race day is a not-nice situation.  Getting behind the curve with hydration and/or electrolytes can result in serious trouble.

But what's missing was what were the conditions on the course at the time the runner collapsed?  Yes, it was hot later in the day but how about when he was running and had the event?  This is a very large event so the starts are staggered, but someone in reasonable (but by no means "competitive" in a field of that size) physical condition will finish a half marathon in somewhere around 2 hours and in a "competitive entry" event (depending on the field size) I'll bet the cutoff is between 1:30-1:45 depending on age.  If you started with the temperature in the lower 60s and when you finished it was in the mid 70s that's a world apart of starting with it in the upper 70s and finishing when its 90F out in full sun!  In point of fact about 2 weeks ago I did a training run for my upcoming half that was over 10 miles and started with 72F temperatures -- in full sun, running on a sidewalk with zero tree cover.  It was 80ish by the time I finished over an hour later and while it did suck it wasn't life-threatening.

Update: There is a comment below that CNN reported he was found collapsed at 9:00 AM, so that means he started with the early groupings, it was in the low-to-mid 70s at the finish when he collapsed and it was not dangerously hot at that time.  The media is lying trying to lay this off on the weather alluding to it being smoking hot (which it was later on) at the time.  Those media folks running that bull**** should be disassembled for doing so.  60ish is nearly perfect running weather and low to mid 70s, while a bit uncomfortable, aren't inherently dangerous.

Note that the sponsoring organization, New York Road Runners, required you be jabbed to compete and prove it, which is wild-eyed stupid since all such races happen outdoors.  Even if you believe the jabs work and are safe there is zero argument for such a requirement outside of flat coercion and if this guy collapsed and died due to cardiac damage from the jabs the organization should be destroyed with every one of its board members and employees, along with their families, financially and personally ruined.

Who wants to bet on them shaving what should be a mandatory autopsy to find the root cause of this gentleman's collapse given that if indeed there's evidence of clotting dysfunction or myocarditis from the jab that left him with an impaired cardiac state you certainly should be able to find it.  There's no means to force public release of course and I suspect his family will be just as interested in not bringing that forward, if in fact that's what happened, as is Fauci, Biden and the executives from Moderna and Pfizer.

I will say this however, given what we know about the apparent very significant increase in these type of events since the jabs rolled out -- but not prior to that, from Covid itself: If you are involved in sustained and serious cardio exercise events, especially events like distance running, and got jabbed (no matter how many times and how young and apparently-healthy you are) you'd be very wise to go have a full cardiac workup done -- right now.

I'll wager that a very significant percentage of the people who took these jabs got some level of cardio-pulmonary damage from them and that you haven't "noticed" doesn't mean it didn't happen.  Plenty of people have heart attacks with no prior warning so if you think it can't happen to you...... yes it can.

If you find something you don't like in that work-up there's probably nothing you can do about it except to cease participating in those sorts of events.  It sucks to have to give up something you love but there's a price to our actions and this may well be yours.

It sucks worse, I remind you, to be dead.

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2022-05-21 07:20 by Karl Denninger
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Consent to this sort of ****, that is.

A Johns Hopkins University center aimed at preventing child sexual abuse has hired a transgender professor who resigned amid controversy after remarks attempting to normalize the phrase "minor-attracted persons," which expanded on a book about the subject.

The Moore Center for Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse in Baltimore, Maryland, announced Thursday that Allyn Walker, Ph.D., will join the center as a postdoctoral fellow on May 25.

"Minor-attracted persons" eh?

Let's differentiate:

A man who happens to like post-pubescent young women that are under 18, that is, who have developed secondary sexual characteristics (specifically hips and breasts) isn't all that particularly odd.  It is illegal to act on such a thing but such a young women is, in all respects except the law, a woman; she menstruates and she can bear children.

Likewise a woman who happens to like post-pubescent young men that are under 18, that is, who have developed secondary sexual characteristics (specifically their balls have dropped, they are capable of impregnation, their voice has changed and they are growing facial hair) isn't all that particularly odd either.  It's illegal for her to act on such a desire too but such a man is, in all respects except the law, a man; he ejaculates, he has the larger musculature and structure of a man and can sire children.

A person who is sexually attracted to children, that is members of either sex who lack secondary sexual characteristics and are not either men or women at a physical level but rather are boys or girls isn't a "minor-attracted person"; said person is a pedophile.  There is no natural and reproductive purpose to such a desire and that is not a mere legal distinction, it is one of abuse as such a person when targeted has absolutely nothing to contribute biologically nor do they understand what the hell is going on as they are simply not at a developmental stage where such is useful to them as an organism in any way.

The distinction here is not just about societal ethics or morals: It is about physical facts and that all such instances are abusive by definition because there is no gain to be had by the kid no matter how you slice, dice and debate this.

People with this sort of "attraction" are profoundly and fundamentally mentally disordered.  There is a decent amount of evidence that such is a permanent condition as well; there has never been any worthwhile demonstration that any sort of psychotherapy or similar will change someone's desires in this regard.  While anyone can deny themselves what they desire -- and plenty of people do on a voluntary basis, whether it be drugs, sex or something else this appears to be some sort of "miswiring" that has occurred in said person at some sort of basic level.

It isn't "normal" and it isn't acceptable to treat it as such.  To shroud this in any sort of "legitimacy" is to claim that there's nothing wrong if someone is wired that way.  That's bull**** and everyone with more than two firing neurons in their head knows it.

Johns Hopkins may think this is "ok" but I will note that this is the same Johns Hopkins who believes legal and physical adults are to be treated as children when it comes to them making their own health decisions, specifically related to lightly-tested and unproved Covid jabs, which we now know don't work as originally advertised and can be dangerous.

It's time to make chess pieces out of those ivory towers.

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2022-05-20 10:09 by Karl Denninger
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Oh incidentally, this was recorded and thus known before the widespread rollout, as it was analyzed during the Moderna original blinded trial in the summer and fall of 2020.

Among participants with PCR-confirmed Covid-19 illness, seroconversion to anti-N Abs at a median follow up of 53 days post diagnosis occurred in 21/52 (40%) of the mRNA-1273 vaccine recipients vs. 605/648 (93%) of the placebo recipients (p < 0.001). 

In other words if you get the jab and then get infected you are very likely (SIX times in TEN!) to not build any recognition to the "N" part of the virus which is the part that does not materially mutate and thus recognition of same is the key to durable immunity.

Who noted this was likely back then?  Me, among a few others.

Who knew this was in fact the case before the mass-jabbing started and all the time since and has repeatedly lied about jabs being equally or more effective than infection and recovery?  Moderna and NIAID, meaning the government, and if you hover over the names of the authors you'll see that its full of NIAID people and Moderna employees along with several independent experts ALL of whom were utterly silent on this point until the study published.

By the way both Fauci and his wife work for NIAID and his wife wrote (in part) and published an article on Pubmed urging corporations to shame and blame the unvaccinated, which hit the servers in March of this year long after the above was known.

I've pointed this out before but now we have published proof that not only was my expectation correct but in addition both the government and Moderna knew it was correct along with multiple outside experts and all of them have repeatedly and serially lied.  In short it was not just a hypothesis or theory -- they knew I and a few others were right that this not only could happen but did happen to most of the people who got jabbed.

SIX IN TEN folks.

If you took the jabs it is very likely your immune response to Covid-19 has been permanently damaged and, when you get infected as a direct result of taking the jab there is a high probability, about six in ten, you will not gain durable immune recognition of the "N" protein from the infection and thus you will get serially reinfected every time you are subsequently exposed to any other variation that as a mutation in the "S" and "RBD" areas of the virus sufficient to evade (or worse, BINDS TO) vaccine-induced antibodies.

Again: Everyone involved deliberately lied; this was known, intentionally concealed and just recently published even though all of these facts were known in late 2020 and were a screaming reason to halt the rollout.

You can't un-take the jabs folks so if you're one of the six in ten you're ****ed.

Oh by the way it doesn't matter which jab you took; all of those that encode only the spike, which is at present all of them in the US and other so-called "western" nations, would be expected to have the same problem.

Do stupid things, win stupid prizes.


PS: Oh, you think the economy will muddle through when that which would otherwise be a mild cold that comes around once every THREE OR FOUR YEARS instead nails people every month or two and, since it keeps making them sick their productivity goes completely to crap?  You think this is no big deal when six in ten of 200 million Americans are screwed by this very same thing eh?  120 million Americans who continually, every little bit, get serially reinfected as they never build recognition to this virus?  Oh, that'll all be ok you think?  Good luck with that too *******.

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2022-05-20 07:00 by Karl Denninger
in Corruption , 478 references
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ESG sounds like a "Great Thing", right?

Environmental, Social and Governance?  Who is against "doing right by the environment"?

Well, that depends.

A felony undertaken for allegedly "good" reasons is still a felony.  You still go to prison, or at least you're supposed to.

Now think this through folks: All of these measures have cost.  To the extent they're mandated by law every company must comply.  But to the extent they're not mandated by law the firm(s) that do it are disadvantaged; their costs are higher and thus their profits lower.

This means they will fail in a competitive marketplace -- every time.

The only way that's not true is if every other competitor can be forced to do it too.

Except..... that's a felony.

Every contract, combination in the form of trust or otherwise, or conspiracy, in restraint of trade or commerce among the several States, or with foreign nations, is declared to be illegal. Every person who shall make any contract or engage in any combination or conspiracy hereby declared to be illegal shall be deemed guilty of a felony, and, on conviction thereof, shall be punished by fine not exceeding $100,000,000 if a corporation, or, if any other person, $1,000,000, or by imprisonment not exceeding 10 years, or by both said punishments, in the discretion of the court.


Every person who shall monopolize, or attempt to monopolize, or combine or conspire with any other person or persons, to monopolize any part of the trade or commerce among the several States, or with foreign nations, shall be deemed guilty of a felony, and, on conviction thereof, shall be punished by fine not exceeding $100,000,000 if a corporation, or, if any other person, $1,000,000, or by imprisonment not exceeding 10 years, or by both said punishments, in the discretion of the court.

Note that there's no exception in said law for investment conglomerates that own and vote huge percentages of corporate stock and act in concert to force compliance across competitors and, even worse, horizontally across entirely different businesses.  That is, Blackrock and similar (e.g. Vanguard.)

The issue is simple when you get down to it: These "initiatives" all increase cost -- and not a little either.  Placing "glo-bull warming" in front of the line, for example, when it comes to selecting energy technologies to produce or consume in your operations means you intentionally overpay compared against the other alternatives.  Nobody in their right mind intentionally sets $100 bills on fire.

If these "initiatives" were cost savers then nobody would have to "urge" or "coerce" anything; firms would do it on their own because, once again, you're nuts to set $100 bills on fire.  Thus it is proved that these "initiatives" are in fact money losers and competitiveness destroyers and as such colluding to do so is a felony and in addition creates real harm to real consumers.

Now if you have to comply with an actual law then, well, you do.  If the law says you must do "X" and that happens to raise your cost, then it does.  There's nothing you can do about this as a businessperson.  That is the proper form of government by the way, to set level playing field standards that represent the will of the people, because all such standards come with a cost and the proper place to have that debate is in the Legislature.  May I note that California tried to do exactly that with corporate board membership and it was struck by the courts as unconstitutional.

But no!!!!  Not anymore.  Checks and balances?  Laws, courts and Constitutions?  No need for that tripe!  Now we have all these firms blathering on Twatter with their obligatory kowtow to the upcoming WEF summit.  Which is a bunch of people preening on about raising your costs through collusive action which is a 10 year in the slam-slam felony for each and every person engaged in same.  Nobody in their right mind would go along with any of that unless there was coercion involved, and the only place that coercion can legally be imposed is by legislative action.

Again: When this is done by a band of people or corporations it is a ten year in the hoosegow felony for every single person involved.


Make Prison Great Again -- NOW -- or we the people must contemplate Making 1776 Great Again.

If they won't follow the law -- and nobody will indict them -- why should you not have them for dinner?

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