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Read or Condemn Yourself to Death by Ignorance

For those courageous souls brave enough to look and see what is,

who are unwilling to blindly accept

the lies and rules of tyrannical authority.

The simple step of a courageous individual is not to take part in the lie.

One word of truth outweighs a world of lies.

Wednesday 23rd December 2020

G’day #Name#,

Hope this finds you fit and well. As this is the last newsletter before Christmas I will take this opportunity to wish you a very merry Christmas!

Here is a sampling of what recently crossed my digital desk.

Video: This Dutch Christmas advert may just be 2020’s best

Present From Santa

Photoshop Expert Pairs Unexpected Objects to Create Dreamy Composite Photos

If You Understood Building 7 You Probably Understand The Scamdemic

Rude Awakening

Lost Roomba

Nothing To See Here

Dogs poop in alignment with magnetic field of Earth, study finds

Jason Christoff On Priorities

Happy 74th Birthday Dolly Parton!

Covid-19 Sanity

5 steps to take after a burglary

On Aging

My Uber Driver - A Serial Killer?

2020 Written and Directed By

I Did Not Die

Time Magazine For Clowns

The Strangely Unscientific Masking of America

The Essence Of Chutzpah

Christmas Tree Decos Sans Tree

Particle Sizes

Engineering Flowchart

Rare Electric Narco Submarine Seized in Colombia

Not Your Job

Question For My Yank Friends...

I hope you get something from it!


Video: This Dutch Christmas advert may just be 2020’s best
Finding The Kettleball

Grab your eye wipes before you watch this film of why we old codgers do what we do!

Present From Santa
Present From Santa

Spell checker and grammarly subscription would do me fine!

Photoshop Expert Pairs Unexpected Objects to Create Dreamy Composite Photos

With a speciality in surrealism, Lisbon-based artist Luisa Azevedo creates delightfully dreamy composite photographs. Her clever collection of surreal photography showcases her talent for turning unexpected objects, figures, and locations into seamlessly surreal scenes.

If You Understood Building 7 You Probably Understand The Scamdemic
Building 7 2020 Scamdemic

Rude Awakening
Rude Awakening

Lost Roomba
Lost Roomba

Hate to break it to ya guys...

Nothing To See Here
These Are Not The Droids

What you might see happening before your very eyes is NOT happening. Months of riots, looting and burning in Democrat-run cities and states by Antifa and BLM did not happen. It was mostly peaceful protests.

Just because BLM founder, Patrisse Cullors, is recorded on video saying that they are trained Marxists, doesn’t make it true.

Even if it WAS true, it’s well known that the Marxist/Communist/Socialist theory of “From each according to their ability, to each according to their needs” is enormously successful whenever it’s tried.

Right now, wealthy Hollywood Liberals are welcoming needy Los Angeles homeless people, by the thousands, into their mansions in Beverly Hills. Way t’go!


Some have been claiming that violent Antifa and BLM mobs are associated with the Democratic Party. They are not. They are fanatic Trump supporters PRETENDING to be Democrats.

In a veiled attempt to prove they are NOT Trump supporters, all money donated to BLM goes to ActBlue, an American fundraising organization, established in 2004, in support of Democrat causes and candidates. What a clever ruse!

ActBlue raised over $115 million at the height of the BLM/Antifa protests over George Floyd’s death, a fortunate happenstance for Democratic Party recipients.

Remember, any money BLM has received via ActBlue is to cover up the fact that the rioters are right-wing extremists.

Just watch. If Donald Trump should succeed in being re-elected, Antifa and BLM will immediately resume rioting, looting and burning in CELEBRATION of his success.


Of course, there is ZERO chance Trump will be re-elected. All of the allegations of voter fraud are baseless. Any switching of votes from Trump to Biden is due to harmless election software glitches.

To prove how glitchy this software is, it was developed in Venezuela, 20+ years ago, to help Hugo Chavez stay elected. Since then, it’s been used to keep Maduro elected.

Called Dominion Voting Systems, it’s reputation for glitches is known all over the world and countless governments rely on it to stay in power. Just a happy accident that the glitches always switch votes from opposition candidates to the ones controlling the software.

To further prove its legitimacy, you’ll be pleased to know that the Clinton Global Initiative, as a charitable effort, has been helping export Dominion Voting Systems to Barbados, Dominica, Guyana, Jamaica and South Africa since 2014. Just google The DELIAN Project on the CGI website. At last, glitchy voting software technology with a purely humanitarian purpose.


Speaking of happy accidents, in Michigan, 138,339 ballots miraculously appeared in the early morning hours of the day after the polls had closed, and every one of them was a vote for BIDEN. Wow!

These voters were so excited, they didn’t bother to vote for anyone else on the ballot, only Joe Biden. Various analysts claim that this is mathematically impossible but they have no idea how well-liked Joe Biden is.

That’s almost as good as Wisconsin showing more votes than the number of registered voters. OVER 100% voter turnout! 50% to 60% turnout is considered to be huge! Just more proof of Joe Biden’s popularity. Awe-inspiring! Go Joe!

And, of course, there is something quite spiritual about the fact that Democrat, Joe Biden, attracts just about all of the hundreds, if not thousands of votes cast by our dearly departed. Amen!


While President Trump was desperately campaigning, day-after-day, month-after-month, to hundreds of thousands of deplorables, Joe relaxed comfortably at his home. THAT is true popularity.

The Biden camp was so confident he would win, they felt little need to campaign. When he did occasionally appear in public, he spoke to small groups of masked individuals sitting within circles to ensure social distancing.

Sometimes he spoke to as many as 250 people in cars and they honked their applause. If you have any question as to how much they love Joe Biden, just listen to how loud they honked! Takes your breath away!

Which is to say, when universe forces align to GUARANTEE your victory in an election, campaigning is largely unnecessary. There is an unspoken enthusiasm and confidence among Democrat voters that does not need public expression.


Still, with Biden effectively closeted throughout the campaign, some questioned the TOTAL CERTAINTY that he would win--in a LANDSLIDE!

It was a slip of the tongue and I’m sure he meant to say otherwise but this recorded quote from Joe Biden might contain a clue as to the certainty.


What a relief to know that a political party can be so well organized and dedicated to winning an election, that there no longer need be ANY uncertainty as to the outcome. America will be forever grateful.


We don’t see no stinking problems! The Republicans will never wake up to the fact that they are out-snookered at every turn.

Republicans think an election is simply a matter of people voting for chosen candidates. They feel they have done their duty when they cast their ballots. They expect the results to be fair and honest. Whatever the outcome, it’s time to get back to their lives.

Pardon my chuckle. Here is how the dazzlingly brilliant leaders of the Democratic Party view this.

Politics is their LIFE! Elections are there to be WON--period! It’s SERIOUS! DO WHATEVER IT TAKES to gain and maintain power! Now THAT’S dedication to principles!


Then there is the ace-in-the-hole. It’s a cadre of party organizers and operatives inhabiting the offices of various Democrat-run cities and states, including control of elections.

They follow orders and do WHATEVER IT TAKES to guarantee Democrats win. Such unfailing loyalty! Makes you tear up just to think about it.

“Count every vote!” means just that. It’s just a matter of creating... sorry... GATHERING UP enough votes.


A trial run was the flipping of Republican Congressional seats in California’s Conservative Orange County in 2018. On election night, four Republicans had apparently won their districts but, in the days to follow, a miraculous surge of Democrat votes turned up out of nowhere and the results were reversed. (FIST BUMP!)

The GOP was completely taken by surprise and the world was introduced to the concept of “ballot harvesting.”


The lesson Republicans will never learn is the need to grasp the meaning of “whatever it takes.” Not that Republicans would ever resort to cheating. They are seriously deficient in the cheat gene. It never occurs to them, which is why they should not be involved in government.

Lying and cheating is the very backbone of a Socialist/Communist form of government. Experienced professionals are needed in this game at every level. Thankfully, Democrats never fail to rise to the occasion.


Democrat leaders recognize the absolute need to control populations. It takes people who are, themselves, intellectually and morally superior to everyone else; people who are ENTITLED to rule. If ever the end justifies the means, this is it.

We have to pity the poor fools who fail to grasp this. Here is some FREE ADVICE for these hapless enemies of the all-benevolent, all-seeing, all-powerful STATE.


If you are engaged in a war, you’d best be aware of the fact.

Right now the U.S. is in a war for the survival of the wretched principles it was founded upon, such as personal freedom and the Bill of Rights. But don’t be misled into thinking it’s a mere war of words or a healthy exchange of ideas.

Progressive Democrats are closely aligned with Marxists and radical Islamists, who just happen to hate America as founded and they’re not afraid to take it to the streets.

You can see where we’re headed by closely observing how Antifa and Black Lives Matter conduct themselves. (Okay, I LIED when I said they are Trump supporters.)


As they riot, burn and loot in cities across America, they loudly demand the destruction of the whole white supremacist, Constitutional system. They will replace it with a kinder, gentler America, run by compassionate government officials.

When the police are defunded, they will be replaced with loyal State Security Forces recruited from Antifa, BLM and other sterling Democrat para-military groups.

Right now, out in the open, BLM leaders are demanding that ALL protestors raise fists in solidarity with the need to completely destroy this system. If individuals in the crowd fail to do so, they are condemned as traitors to the cause.

This is a proven strategy for the overthrow of an unwanted system, witness Soviet Russia, NAZI Germany, Communist Cuba and many others. Learn from the experts, I always say.


And it’s a stroke of genius to empty the prisons. Convicts, being as they are, specialists in the field of crime, will be the perfect replacements for the police forces being defunded and disbanded. BLM founder, Patrisse Cullors, has just called for prisons to be “abolished.”

Then there is the fabulous “squad,” Ocasio-Cortez, Omar, Pressley and Tlaib.

Ocasio-Cortez is telling us to archive the names of people from the Trump administration and his supporters, so they can be ostracized from society.

And if you know anything about Omar and Tlaib, you can bet there are already long lists of Jews to add to the mix.

This shows the solid, unflinching character of the people in this movement and what you can expect when they gain total power.

History tells us the gulags and gas chambers are not far off. But we won’t go there. Erase that thought from your mind. That is a dangerous thought that will not be allowed in the public discourse. Is it gone? Good.


Some folks on the Right are looking squarely at this and here is how they view it.

They see the kindly humanitarians on the Left as a menace that needs to be confronted head-on. They will use every bit of the Constitution and its heartless rule of law to investigate the recent election, unearth every incidence of fraud and malfeasance that can be found and prosecute wrongdoing to the fullest extent of the law.

Fortunately, there is something our brothers and sisters on the Left can do to prevent so-called reason and ethics from seeping in.


Right now, they want us to believe that a popular President who drew enthusiastic crowds in the tens of thousands--sometimes five rallies in one day, in four different states--has gotten more votes than a 47-year career politician, with onset dementia, who barely campaigned at all.

However LOGICAL that might seem, it must be rejected.

They will also claim that it is mathematically impossible that nearly ALL of the late-arriving ballots in the battleground states were for Biden.

Another “logic” trap. And there’s more.


They will say we are witnessing, at this point in time, the most appalling political scandal in our nation’s history. An attempt has been made to STEAL a presidential election. That would be a C-R-I-M-E of enormous magnitude!

They will claim mainstream news, social media giants, the Democratic Party and the global elite are complicit in this crime.

They holler that Twitter, Google and Facebook continually censor or remove ideas not in line with correct-thinking Liberals. They will say that First Amendment freedom of speech means nothing on these social media platforms or on college campuses, if it’s not in tune with the accepted, hallowed thought of the enlightened Left.

They claim that good liberal Democrats have been accepting, for years, EVERY negative thing to come down the pike about Donald Trump, with no question as to its truth.

Even though only 92% of Trump news coverage is found to be negative, they still complain.

We know that Trump has never done a single positive thing in his life, so what’s to report? But those on the Right refuse to understand this. They have long lists of supposed accomplishments and promises kept.


Now they will tell us that there has been election fraud on a massive scale and that Trump actually WON the election, if only the legal votes are counted.

Legal shmegal! Our electronic voting systems, installed at great expense and operated by the very best Democrat functionaries, would NOT have let that happen. We can be damn sure of that! And no amount of “evidence“ will alter that fact.

Call it what it is, damn CONSPIRACY THEORIES! There you go! That will work. And you can call them RACISTS! That is so quick and works so well, it’s a downright energy saver.


We’ve arrived at this juncture for a reason. When the Founders established, what the Right keeps calling a REPUBLIC, it was with the idea that its individual citizens would KNOW what we have, take RESPONSIBILITY for it and maintain a firm CONTROL of it. Individual citizens! We the people!

How primitive! Our wise Democrat leaders know a Republic allows too much personal freedom and local autonomy. MUCH too difficult to control.

What’s needed is a true DEMOCRACY, where the majority rules. This is sometimes referred to on the Right as “mob” rule.

Well, the good folks on the Left know that the “mob” just needs the firm guidance of brilliant, university-bred intellectuals over the clueless, working-class souls that comprise the masses.


Meantime, suckers on the Right, relax and enjoy the good life this country makes possible, while dedicated Democratic Party foot soldiers work tirelessly to UNDO this last bastion of hope for pitiful, freedom-loving people all over the world.

In 1959, Soviet Premier, Nikita Khrushchev, famously said, “We will take America without firing a shot. We do not have to invade the U.S. We will destroy you from within....”

It’s taken so long to get to this point. Let’s not waste the opportunity a Biden/Harris Presidency will bring to fulfill this Communist dream.

We would have been well on our way already if that damned Trump had not interfered and defeated our perfect candidate, Hillary Clinton.

And then he goes and wants to MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN! The horror of those four words to a Liberal Democrat can only be compared to the effect a shaft of daylight has on a vampire. They should not be allowed to be uttered.


In an attempt to steal this 2020 election, Trump will want to use the POLICY that helped create America’s expansion and success, that abominable U.S. CONSTITUTION!

Why has that been permitted to exist for this long? Talk about a roadblock to progress.

And now there are 73 million, possibly 80+ million fools who are still supporting Trump and attempting to thwart the valiant efforts of the real Biden backers, the esteemed global elites, with their fabulous, glitchy election machines.


Here is how Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the Davos, Switzerland, World Economic Forum puts it.

“The Great Reset imagines a radically different economic system. The agenda will be climate change, sustainability, social justice and the pandemic.”

A frequently cited phrase from a World Economic Forum 2030 prediction is that “YOU’LL OWN NOTHING AND YOU’LL BE HAPPY.” The end of private ownership! Does it get any better than that?

Also from the WEF, “To build back better, we must reinvent capitalism.“ And, what do you know, “Build Back Better” has been a motto of the Biden campaign. That shows you Joe Biden is in the very best hands. Go Joe!


But then the political Right considers this Great Reset to be a loss of sovereignty and a complete subversion of basic American laws and values until we have assumed the required bent-over position as regards the New World Order and all of its dictates.

They even argue that the elimination of private ownership of property is a hallmark of Communism. Well, what’s wrong with that?

We are THAT close to assuming our place under an all-beneficent global government, run by the Very Best People, who have only our very best interests at heart. LET’S DON’T BLOW IT!


Say after me: “PRESIDENT Joe Biden, welcome to the single most powerful office on Earth!”

Joe? Joe? He seems to have dozed off.

It’s okay. These are not the droids you’re looking for.

by Tom Solari

Dogs poop in alignment with Earth’s magnetic field, study finds
Cute Dog

That’s why my dog takes so long to find the right spot! His compass it out of whack! And I thought he was looking for the right blade of grass!

And my subsequent observations on the subject makes me believe that this is total male bovine excrement. My dog faces any which way but loose when he goes!

Jason Christoff On Priorities
Jason Christoff On Priorities

SO pertinent!

Happy 74th Birthday Dolly Parton!
Dolly Parton Reading To Children

In 1990, the high school dropout rate for Dolly Parton’s hometown of Sevierville Tennessee was at 34% (Research shows that most kids make up their minds in fifth/sixth grade not to graduate). That year, all fifth and sixth graders from Sevierville were invited by Parton to attend an assembly at Dollywood. They were asked to pick a buddy, and if both students completed high school, Dolly Parton would personally hand them each a $500 check on their graduation day. As a result, the dropout rate for those classes fell to 6%, and has generally retained that average to this day.

Shortly after the success of The Buddy Program, Parton learned in dealing with teachers from the school district that problems in education often begin during first grade when kids are at different developmental levels. That year The Dollywood Foundation paid the salaries for additional teachers assistants in every first grade class for the next 2 years, under the agreement that if the program worked, the school system would effectively adopt and fund the program after the trial period.

During the same period, Parton founded the Imagination Library in 1995: The idea being that children from her rural hometown and low-income families often start school at a disadvantage and as a result, will be unfairly compared to their peers for the rest of their lives, effectively encouraging them not to pursue higher education. The objective of the Imagination library was that every child in Sevier County would receive one book, every month, mailed and addressed to the child, from the day they were born until the day they started kindergarten, 100% free of charge. What began as a hometown initiative now serves children in all 50 states, Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom, mailing thousands of free books to children around the world monthly.

On March 1, 2018 Parton donated her 100 millionth book at the Library of Congress: a copy of “Coat of Many Colors” dedicated to her father, who never learned to read or write.

COVID-19 Sanity

A small town Arizona mayor - this is his letter to his city:

Dear Citizens of Eagar,

Over the past several weeks I have been asked repeatedly what the Town of Eagar plans to do about Covid19, masks, visitors, riots, etc. It is somewhat alarming how many expect and almost invite a more drastic infringement on their freedoms. My response from the onset of the Covid19 pandemic has been that we will err on the side of freedom. When riots began to riddle the country and our governor took the drastic measure of a statewide curfew, again, I maintained that we will err on the side of freedom. I have received numerous phone calls from reporters, citizens, visitors, and complete strangers to our area asking why the Town of Eagar has not cancelled upcoming rodeos and our 4th of July parade. Again, my response is that Eagar will err on the side of freedom. What authority does the Town of Eagar, or any other state or local government, have to infringe on the rights of healthy law-abiding citizens?

It bares mentioning that I am not one that believes that the coronavirus is fake or any one of a dozen other theories disseminating across the internet. Covid19 is a real virus that unfortunately has drastic negative effects on the health of some of the individuals that contract it. Just as with the flu virus, some of those individuals will die. I do not make light of the fact that its effects on individuals and families throughout the globe have been and will continue to be life changing and/or life ending.

There are many individuals that risk serious peril if they were to contract the virus. Those individuals should take extreme precautions. I certainly would were I in their position. In fact, I would invite those individuals to please stay home and not attend our festivities. But don’t ask that the government require it of healthy law-abiding citizens. If an individual is fearful of contracting the virus, I would invite that individual to take every precaution they deem fit; including wearing masks, gloves, or a variety of other personal protective equipment. Those precautions do not harm me and I will not judge you adversely for doing what you feel is best for you. But don’t ask that the government require it of healthy law-abiding citizens.

As grim as Covid19 is portrayed under the most drastic scenario, I dare say that we are facing a much more serious pandemic here in America. We are currently in the midst of the nation’s first political pandemic. Never before in the history of America has ignorance and bigotry been more celebrated. Never before has our government been more eager and willing to take away freedoms from the citizenry. Never before has the citizenry been more willing to give them up. Benjamin Franklin warned that “Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety”. I believe his warning is as applicable today as it ever was. Some will say that these safety measures have not impacted individual liberty. To them I would quip Thomas Jefferson: “If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.” The right to move about freely in public is one of the cornerstones of American democracy. In a panicked frenzy, created by the media, state and local governments trampled that right wholesale. History will not judge us kindly for our actions over the past several months.

In closing, where would America be if our ancestors that pioneered the countryside, facing a mortality rate that would make the coronavirus look like a scratch, had simply given up, turned back, or laid down and died out of fear? Where would America be if its brave service men and women, who throughout history have on occasion faced odds of almost certain death, simply refused to fight out of fear? When did we stop being the land of the free and the home of the brave? Take charge of your own life. Nobody owes you anything. The government has never been more ill equipped to solve your problems nor is it its function to do so. This is America! Stand up and be somebody! Be brave and live free.

Mayor Bryce Hamblin

Town of Eagar

5 steps to take after a burglary
House Burglary

I would have written,
1. Secure Family and Premises from Potential Risk,
2. Inform Police,
3. Inventory Loss,
4. Advise Insurer,
5. Review Security Hardware and Procedures,
6. In Your Mind, Put the Incident to Bed.

On Aging
An Old Face With Bright Eyes

I asked an elderly man once what it was like to be old and to know the majority of his life was behind him. He told me that he has been the same age his entire life. He said the voice inside of his head had never aged. He has always just been the same boy. His mother's son. He had always wondered when he would grow up and be an old man. He said he watched his body age and his faculties dull but the person he is inside never got tired. Never aged. Never changed.

My Uber Driver Is A Serial Killer
My Uber Driver Is A Serial Killer

2020 Written and Directed By
2020 Written and Directed By

I Did Not Die
I Did Not Die

Your body does, you do not.

Time Magazine For Clowns
Time Magazine For Clowns

The Strangely Unscientific Masking of America
Mask Science

I remember vividly the day, at the tail end of March, when facemasks suddenly became synonymous with morality: either one cared about the lives of others and donned a mask, or one was selfish and refused to do so. The shift occurred virtually overnight.

Only a day or two before, I had associated this attire solely with surgeons and people living in heavily polluted regions. Now, my friends’ favorite pastime during our weekly Zoom sessions was excoriating people for running or socializing without masks in Prospect Park. I was mystified by their certitude that bits of cloth were the only thing standing between us and mass death, particularly when mere weeks prior, the message from medical experts contradicted this new doctrine.

On February 29, the U.S. surgeon general infamously tweeted: “Seriously people – STOP BUYING MASKS. . . They are NOT effective in preventing general public from catching #Coronavirus.” Anthony Fauci, the best-known member of the coronavirus task force, advised Americans not to wear masks around this time. Similarly, in the earliest weeks of the pandemic, the CDC maintained that masks should be worn only by individuals who were symptomatic or caring for a sick person, a position that the WHO stood by even longer.

As rapidly as mask use became a matter of ethics, the issue transformed into a political one, exemplified by an article printed on March 27 in the New York Times, entitled “More Americans Should Probably Wear Masks for Protection.” The piece was heavy on fear-mongering and light on evidence. While acknowledging that “[t]here is very little data showing that flat surgical masks, in particular, have a protective effect for the general public,” the author went on to argue that they “may be better than nothing,” and cited a couple of studies in which surgical masks ostensibly reduced influenza transmission rates.

One report reached its conclusion based on observations of a “dummy head attached to a breathing simulator.” Another analyzed use of surgical masks on people experiencing at least two symptoms of acute respiratory illness. Incidentally, not one of these studies involved cloth masks or accounted for real-world mask usage (or misusage) among lay people, and none established efficacy of widespread mask-wearing by people not exhibiting symptoms. There was simply no evidence whatsoever that healthy people ought to wear masks when going about their lives, especially outdoors. Yet by April, to walk the streets of Brooklyn with one’s nose and mouth exposed evoked the sort of reaction that in February would have been reserved for the appearance of a machine gun.

In short order, the politicization intensified. President Trump refused to wear a mask relatively early on, so resistance to them was equated with support for him. By the same token, Democratic politicians across the board eagerly adopted the garb; accordingly, all good liberals were wearing masks religiously by the beginning of April. Likewise, left-leaning newspapers such as the New York Times and the Washington Post unequivocally promoted mask-wearing after that March 27 article, with no real analysis or consideration of opposing views and evidence.

The speed with which mask-wearing among the general public transitioned from unheard of to a moral necessity struck me as suspicious. After all, if the science was as airtight as those around me claimed, surely masks would have been recommended by January or February, not to mention during prior infectious disease outbreaks such as the 2009 swine flu. It seemed unlikely that the scientific proof became incontrovertible sometime between late February and late March, particularly in the absence of any new evidence surfacing during that time period.

Perhaps none of this is particularly surprising in this hyper-political era. What is shocking is the scientific community’s participation in subverting evidence that does not comport with the consensus. A prime example is the Institute of Health Metrics Evaluation’s (“IHME”) rather astounding claim, published in the journal Nature-Medicine and echoed in countless articles afterward, that the lives of 130,000 people could be saved with a nationwide mask mandate.

As my colleague Phil Magness pointed out in an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal, the IHME model was predicated upon faulty data: it assumed that 49% of Americans were wearing masks based on a survey conducted between April and June, while claiming that statistic represented the number of Americans wearing masks as of September 21. In fact, by the summer, around 80% of Americans were regularly wearing them. (Ironically, had Dr. Fauci and the Surgeon General not bungled the message in March, mask use probably would have reached much higher rates much earlier on).

This called into question the accuracy of the 130,000 figure, since many more people habitually used masks than the study presumed.

Although Magness contacted Nature-Medicine to point out the problem, after stalling for nearly two weeks, the journal declined to address it. Needless to say, the damage had been done: newspapers such as the New York Times undoubtedly would fail to correct the error and any retractions certainly would be placed far from the front page, where the initial article touting the IHME figure appeared. Thus, as expected, the unfounded claim that 130,000 lives could be saved with a nationwide mask-mandate continues to be repeated, including by president-elect Joe Biden and National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins.

That the science behind mask-wearing is questionable at best is further exemplified by a letter to the editor written in response to Magness’s article. Dr. Christopher Murray acknowledged that rates of mask-wearing have steadily increased, but then concluded that masks should be used because they are “our first line of defense against the pandemic” and current IHME modeling indicates that “if 95% of U.S. residents were to wear masks when leaving home, we could prevent the deaths of tens of thousands of Americans” because “masks work,” and “much deeper pain is ahead if we refuse to wear them.”

None of this accounts for the failure of either Nature-Medicine or the IHME modelers to recognize and correct the error. Moreover, neither the IHME modelers nor Dr. Murray provide any evidence that masks work. They assume masks are extremely effective at preventing spread of the coronavirus, and then claim that the model is correct for that reason. This sort of circular reasoning is all-too typical of those who so vociferously insist that masks are effective without going to the trouble of substantiating that contention – or differentiating what is likely a modest benefit from mask-wearing in specific indoor locations and around high-risk individuals from the media-driven tendency to depict masks as a silver bullet for stopping the virus in all circumstances.

Coverage of a recent mask study conducted in Denmark likewise epitomizes the failure of the scientific community to rigorously engage with results that do not fit the prevailing masks-as-a-panacea narrative. The first randomized and controlled study of its kind (another appeared in May but it pertained to flu and had similar results), it found an absence of empirical evidence that masks provide protection to people wearing them, although it apparently did not assess whether they prevent infection of those who encounter the wearer. The report was covered in a New York Times article bearing the patronizing headline, “A New Study Questions Whether Masks Protect Wearers. You Need to Wear Them Anyway.”

Noting that the results “conflict with those from a number of other studies,” primarily “laboratory examinations of the particles blocked by materials of various types,” the author remarked that, therefore, this research “is not likely to alter public health recommendations in the United States.” Notably, laboratory examinations, as opposed to the Danish study, do not account for the realities of everyday mask usage by non-medical professionals.

Pretzel Vendor

Here’s your LOL for today!

Chutzpah is a Yiddish word meaning gall, brazen nerve, effrontery, sheer guts plus arrogance. As Leo Rosten writes, "no other word, and no other language," can do it justice. This example is better than 1,000 words.

A little old lady sold pretzels on a street corner for 25 cents each. Every day a young man would leave his office building at lunch time, and as he passed the pretzel stand, he would leave her a quarter, but never take a pretzel.

This went on for more than 3 years. The two of them never spoke.

One day, as the young man passed the old lady’s stand and left his quarter as usual, the pretzel lady spoke to him.

Without blinking an eye she said: “They’re 35 cents now.”

Christmas Tree Decos Sans Tree
Christmas Tree Decos Sans Tree

Awesome creativity!

Particle Sizes
Particle Sizes

Engineering Flowchart
Engineering Flowchart

Just in time for any last minute Christmas fixit jobs.

Rare Electric Narco Submarine Seized in Colombia
Electric Narco-Submarine

Central and South American drug runners are continuing to create new specialized smuggling vessels to move narcotics into the U.S., as evidenced by a sophisticated electric submersible seized earlier this month.

On Nov. 5 the Colombian Navy, assisting by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency and local law enforcement agencies, raided an artisan boatyard near the Cucurrupí River in the Chocó area of Colombia. Under a makeshift roof they discovered a high-capacity narco submarine, the Colombian Navy announced on Twitter.

The submarine is estimated to have cost $1.5 million to construct, according to officials. Based on the plans that were seized by Colombian authorities, had it sailed, it would have carried some six metric tons of cocaine towards the American market, valued at around $120 million.

Put into perspective, most narco submarines interdicted by the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard carry around 1.6 metric tons of cocaine, worth approximately $30 to $35 million. The trend had been towards smaller payloads per trip, but the discovery of the new submarine points toward a trend reversal.

Not Your Job
Not Your Job

Book: Committee Of 300, by Dr. John Coleman

This sample is on page 105 of the PDF file.

The project was housed in Wellington House, named after the Duke of Wellesly.
American specialists drafted to help Lords Rothmere and Northcliffe included Edward Bernays and Walter Lippman. The group held “brain storming” sessions to work out techniques for mobilizing mass support for the war, especially among the working class people whose sons were expected to go to the slaughter fields of Flanders in record numbers.

Using Lord Rothmere’s newspaper, new manipulative techniques were tried out and, after a period of about 6 months, it was apparent that they were a success. What the researchers discovered was that only a very small group of people understood the process of reasoning and the ability to observe the problem as opposed to passing an opinion on it. This, said Lord Rothmere, was the way in which 87% of the British public approached the war, and that the same principle applied not only to the war, but to every conceivable problem in society in general.

In this manner, irrationality was elevated to a high level of public consciousness. The manipulators then played upon this to undermine and distract the grasp of reality governing any given situation and, the more complex the problems of a modern industrial society became, the easier it became to bring greater and greater distractions to bear so that what we ended up with was that the absolutely inconsequential opinions of masses of people, created by skilled manipulators, assumed the position of scientific fact.

What is planned:
Euthanasia for the terminally ill and the aged shall be compulsory. No cities shall be larger than a predetermined number as described in the work of Kalgeri. Essential workers will be moved to other cities if the one they are in becomes overpopulated. Other non-essential workers will be chosen at random and sent to underpopulated cities to fill “quotas.”

At least 4 billion “useless eaters” shall be eliminated by the year 2050 by means of limited wars, organized epidemics of fatal rapid-acting diseases and starvation. Energy, food and water shall be kept at subsistence levels for the non-elite, starting with the white populations of Western Europe and North America and then spreading to other races. The population of Canada, Western Europe and the United States will be decimated more rapidly than on other continents, until the world’s population reaches a manageable level of 1 billion, of which 500 million will consist of Chinese and Japanese.

You can view the original document on the CIA’s own website.

Despite the facts hitting them in the face with all the power of a wet fish, most have no idea of the present truth let alone the future.

80-87% of people don’t think with facts, they “feel”.

I read some time ago that a researcher found 95% of people have been so badly hurt so often they are in the status of degraded beings. Robots, if you will, that accept whatever authority tells them to do and blindly follow orders.

Apparently there are only about 10,000 on the planet capable of doing a little steering or leading. 10,000 / 7,000,000,000 * 100 = .000142857% or one in 70,000! That’s a lot of followers. Too many followers and too few leaders.

So do not be disheartened that your warnings fall on largely deaf ears. They are simply not up to the level where they can receive or assimilate your message.

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Question For My Yank Friends...

So if George Soros, a self confessed enemy of America with an avowed intention to destroy the US of A, funds BLM who are destroying property and life in the USA and who are raising funds from their web site that go as donations to the Democratic Party, who are currently being exposed as being involved in the biggest fraud in American histroy, that of a Presidnetial election, and Democratic Governors told their Police departments to stand down rather than quell the BLM rioters, and Democratic Governors are imposing non-Constitutional measures (mask wearing, business closures and lockdowns) and violating the principles espoused in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Freedom of movement, Freedom of Religion), and many of their members are also suppressing the rights of individuals (Freedom to hold an opinion, Freedom of Speech) then why have not the Democratic Party been labelled and charged as domestic terrorists against the Constitution of the United States of America? (Asking for a friend.)


Until next time,
dream big dreams,
plan out how to achieve them,
be continually executing your plans,
enlist people to your causes,
travel and/or read widely, preferably both,
all the while observing what you observe
rather than thinking what you are told to think,
think well of your fellow man,
take time to help your fellow man,
he sorely needs it and it will help you too,
eat food that is good for your body,
exercise your body,
take time to destress,
and do the important things
that make a difference -
they are rarely the urgent ones!



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