Meta Reportedly Readying To Fire 1000s This Week

Zero Hedge | Nov. 6, 2022

Just over a week ago, Meta CFO Dave Wehner confidently stated that the not-so-giant tech firm will basically freeze headcount and limit new hiring…

Our pace of hiring slowed in the third quarter, consistent with our previously-stated plans. We added 3,700 net new hires in Q3, down from our Q2 net additions of 5,700 despite Q3 typically being a seasonally stronger hiring period. We expect hiring to slow dramatically going forward and to hold headcount roughly flat next year relative to current levels…

We are making significant changes across the board to operate more efficiently. We are holding some teams flat in terms of headcount, shrinking others and investing headcount growth only in our highest priorities. As a result, we expect headcount at the end of 2023 will be approximately in-line with third quarter 2022 levels.

At the time, we were a little surprised (given the scale of the losses)…

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Don’t forget to vote.

He turned $30 into $1,000 in less than 24 hours. See details at the end of this article.

Go to the Reference tab, scroll down to the article entitled “My best content” (it may be on the next page). Open that article and the link to all my slides is the top hit.

Or use this direct link to go right to the directory with the presentation source files.

Just watch this John Campbell video “Vaccine debate” at 12:50 where Campbell talks about loss of trust. Note fully that Campbell does not want to have his YouTube channel canceled, so he can’t tell you what he really thinks. Read between the lines. If you have time, watch the whole video.

Aaron has a new book out “The new abnormal” which refers to how we normalize everything that is now happening as “the new normal” (censorship, mandates, mitigation strategies, intimidation, etc). Starting on page 100, Aaron describes how he was treated by UC Irvine.

I’m listed but you’ll have to buy the book to find out if I’m a hero or a villain. Only $8 on Kindle. It has all 5 star ratings so far. People are ranked from good to bad. I’m afraid to look.

Sally Saxon’s upcoming book, “The COVID-19 VACCINES & Beyond: What the Medical Industrial Complex is NOT Telling Us” is a great read, especially the call to action at the end for how we get out of this mess. Should be available in a few weeks.

He gave his life to prove I was right. The least I could do is buy his book. It will blow you away. Remarkably, when it came to bodybuilding, Doug was extremely skeptical of advice you hear all the time from “experts.” The book is full of practical advice to get the most amount of muscle gain in the least amount of time. The big surprise: he’s not a subscriber to compound lifts being the ultimate way to build muscle.

He wrote to me: “I will appeal the ABIM decision with even more evidence supporting my cited public statements.”

When there are 3 deaths from a car defect, the car manufacturer says to stop driving the car.

When there are over 500,000 deaths from a deadly vaccine, we mandate it.

This is why I’m not a doctor. I admit I simply do not understand how medicine works.

No surprise here. This explains why whenever I wrote about this topic, I was hammered with people telling me how dumb I was.

The COVID vaccines are the worst.

But even other vaccines are unsafe (although shingles looks relatively safe).

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Here’s the article. It’s a quick read.

None of this is surprising to me.

I took off a few days to learn about color and tweak my lighting. vmix has been a godsend to enable me to do that because I get real time feedback using vectorscope and parade waveforms which enables me to set each parameter independently to the correct value (if you do it in a set sequence). So I am finally able to do reasonable color correction.

Here is the new me with my very old Brio webcam:

Below is the “before” look (this is one of the worst examples… I look like I have a very bad sunburn):

Do you want to know how I did it and what equipment I’m using now?

Plutocrat Donors Lead the Campaign to Legalize Crimes

Seattle City Council changed its criminal code to excuse more than 100 misdemeanor offenses, if the defendant argues that the offense can be linked to poverty, addiction or a mental health issue.

The proposal, dubbed the “Poverty Defense Fund,” would essentially make the following crimes LEGAL:

  • Squatting on private property
  • Theft of a businesses
  • Car prowling
  • Stalking
  • Trespassing
  • Assault

A defendant only needs to claim their poor or addicted, or act deranged, in order to have a judge excuse and dismiss almost all misdemeanor crimes.

Already crime in Seattle has spiked more than 250 percent in 2020 in the wake of the defunding of the Seattle Police Department by the council. Homicides have more than doubled in 2020 — to the highest level in a decade — and the year isn’t even over yet.

“If somebody stole a bunch of cell phones and intended to resell them to pay their rent, it would apply to that defense,” Asha Venkataraman, a member of the council’s Central Staff, told the committee. Bike chop shops and fencing of stolen property has become common place in Seattle homeless encampments.

The city has already decayed to the extent that it inspired the great documentary “Seattle Is Dying” last year.

When Rachael Rollins ran for district attorney in Boston, she hinted that she would refuse to prosecute entire categories of crimes. Once elected, Rollins published “The Rachael Rollins Policy Memo,” which lists 15 crimes “for which the default is to decline prosecuting.”

Despite the fact that those 15 crimes were passed by the state legislature and signed into law by the governor, Rollins knows better and has ordered the prosecutors in her office to drop those charges.

According to her policy edict, instead of being prosecuted, those 15 categories of crimes should either be “outright dismissed prior to arraignment” or, “where appropriate,” “diverted and treated as a civil infraction.

A decision to prosecute someone for committing any of these crimes must be approved by a supervisor.

The “Rollins 15” are:

  • Trespassing
  • Shoplifting, including offenses that are essentially shoplifting but charged as larceny
  • Larceny under $250
  • Disorderly conduct
  • Disturbing the peace
  • Receiving stolen property
  • Minor driving offenses, including operating with a suspended or revoked license
  • Breaking and entering a vacant property for the purpose of sleeping or seeking refuge from the cold, and there is no actual damage to property
  • Wanton or malicious destruction of property
  • Threats (excluding domestic violence)
  • Minor in possession of alcohol
  • Drug possession
  • Drug possession with intent to distribute
  • Resisting arrest where the only charge is resisting arrest
  • Resisting arrest if the other charges include only charges that fall under the list of charges for which prosecution is declined

Read “Soros-Backed St. Louis Circuit Attorney Releases All Rioters and Looters from Jail Without Charges Following Monday’s Mass Rioting”

Elected rogue prosecutors across the country have similarly refused to prosecute entire classes of crimes, thereby usurping the constitutional role of the legislative branch. Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby issued policies to her assistant prosecutors about crimes they are not allowed to pursue.

As happened in Philadelphia, the murder and violent crime rates in Baltimore have skyrocketed under Mosby’s experiment.

A recent study of crime rates and trends in Philadelphia is illuminating.

“Since DA Larry Krasner took office in 2018,” it reports, “homicides are up 49 percent and shootings have climbed 59 percent.”

One analyst said that if “the trend holds, Philadelphia will tally more than 450 homicides in 2020 — the highest count in nearly 30 years.”

Krasner either dropped or lost 26 percent more of all felony cases. More robbery cases (up 14 percent) and auto theft cases (up 37 percent) were dropped or lost. In drug sales (not possession) cases, Krasner dismisses or lost 55 percent of cases.

The city’s violent criminals have affectionately refer to him as “Uncle Larry.”

In San Francisco, District Attorney Chesa Boudin’s lack of prosecutions is fueling a burglary epidemic.

Boudin’s term started with a 23% leap in robberies and upticks in burglaries and car break-ins.

After the March 16 Covid-19 shutdown, and with retail stores closing and tourists and rental cars disappearing, criminals transitioned to stealing cars, starting fires and committing burglaries.

Throughout the shutdowns, as of Sept. 1, burglaries have exploded, increasing 57.6% over the same period last year. Year-to-date homicides are up 33% under Boudin.

In inverted, Satanic Los Angeles, you’ll be arrested if you try to open your business and make a living. But newly elected Red Vanguard 5th Columnist District Attorney George Gascon has decriminalized a slew of anti-social crimes.

Gascon was heavily backed by George Soros and the other usual suspects that hide behind fake foundations. He defeated a solid DA and incumbent Jackie Lacey. Lacey’s defeat proves that “women of color” are also targeted if not on board with discordianism.

While George Soros might be the most well known kakistocratic backer of rogue D.A. puppets, Facebook cofounder Dustin Muskovitz and his wife, Cari Tuna, have provided significant funding as well, most notably through their foundation, the Open Philanthropy Project. The foundation has provided significant funding for organizations — like the Accountable Justice Action Fund, Fair & Just Prosecutions and the Real Justice PAC — all of which directly or indirectly support rogue prosecutors and 5th Columnist candidates.


Read “Plutocrat George Soros Backs Alinskyite Prosecutors in America’s Race to the Bottom”

2018 Soros prosecutor puppets

The reach of Moskovitz and Tuna’s Open Philanthropy Project is vast. It may even rival Soros’ influence. For instance, a May 2018 Los Angeles Times article noted that the Open Philanthropy Project “directed $6.6 million toward ‘prosecutorial reform’ or similar terms” from 2014 to 2017.

A review of the Projects Grants Database shows that for 2019 through Oct. 15, 2020, it has recommended making criminal-justice related grants totaling $60,796,100, with approximately $21,987,300 of this amount related to prosecutorial “reform” efforts.

Plutocrats like Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook) and Reed Hastings (Netflix) practice funding through their wives — in the case of Gascon’s backing, one Patty Quillin.


Read “Zuckerberg: Election Laws Apply to Thee, Not to Me”

Source: https://www.latimes.com/projects/la-district-attorney-race-top-donors/

In 2009, California’s current Gov. Gavin Newsom who was the San Francisco’s mayor at the time, appointed Gascón as the Chief of Police for the San Francisco Police Department.

In 2011, after then San Francisco D.A. Kamala Harris was elected California Attorney General, Mayor Newsom appointed Gascón to her post.

“Based on data and science” is newspeak for “random shit I pulled out of my ass”

Congratulations, L.A your going to become the next Portland. pic.twitter.com/dZrVmtXk1a

— Jonathan (Miami Prodigy) (@miamiprodigy) December 13, 2020

NEGATIVE SELECTION (aka kakistocracy) is the currency of all totalitarian neo-feudal systems. The goal is a blatant disregard for victims. Anarchy is instituted.

As seen throughout 2020 on issues like the election and rampant looting, these puppet rogue prosecutors usurp the constitutional role of the legislative branch by refusing to prosecute entire categories of crime, abuse the role of the county prosecutor, fail to protect victims of crime, and ignore rising crime rates caused by their radical policies.

These radicals exist because globalist interloper George Soros and a handful of other plutocratic billionaires and their corrupt foundations have invested heavily in the election of district attorneys who are working to reverse engineer and dismantle the U.S. criminal justice system. This is little more than a bid for raw power.

It’s a serious movement in large part because discordian Soros (and others) have dumped — and continues to dump — tens of millions of dollars into specific D.A. races and into dark-money PACs that identify, recruit and fund criminal defense attorneys to run against independent law-and-order prosecutors.

The rogue prosecutor movement has a variety of goals, but its three principle aims are to:

  • Replace independent progressive and traditional prosecutors who follow the law and believe in protecting victims’ rights and ensuring public safety, with criminal defense attorneys and activists who are beholden to the movement
  • Usurp the constitutional role of the legislative branch by refusing to prosecute entire categories of crimes
  • End cash bail for all crimes.

There are over 2,300 separate felony prosecutor offices in the U.S. On top of that, there are 94 U.S. attorneys offices spread across the country.

Now, the $64,000 question is whether the rogue model will be extended to U.S. Attorneys under the Biden-Harris administration.

Stay tuned.

COVID Dictators Plead for Amnesty

  • As the COVID lies are now being exposed at exponential speed, some of those proven wrong are getting nervous — so nervous, in fact, they’re now pleading for amnesty and to just let bygones be bygones

  • While some now argue ignorance as their defense, there was no lack of data proving their positions were wrong, dangerous, destructive and deadly, right from the start

  • Health and government officials weren’t just wrong once and then changed course. No, they’ve doubled, tripled and quadrupled down on errors, even in the face of overwhelming evidence that they’re wrong. Granting amnesty to individuals who have been wrong from Day 1, without a single apology, is an untenable proposition. The price society has paid for their errors is far too great for that

  • They were wrong about masks working and natural immunity not working, they were wrong about asymptomatic spread, lockdowns, and the safety and effectiveness of the COVID shots. They were also wrong about SARS-CoV-2 jumping naturally from bats to humans by way of a wet market in Wuhan, China, and they were wrong when they insisted that mandating an experimental gene therapy was within legal bounds. Demanding that officials be held accountable for these errors is not gloating. It’s reestablishing a baseline of conduct and accountability to the public

  • There can be no amnesty for COVID narrative pushers as people proven right are still being persecuted as “misinformation spreaders,” and illegal government censorship continues without abatement. In fact, the Department of Homeland Security now views censorship and controlling the information space as one of its core duties

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As the COVID lies are now being exposed at exponential speed, some of those proven wrong are getting nervous — so nervous, in fact, they’re now pleading to just let bygones be bygones.

The Atlantic1 has come under fire for suggesting that all the terrible pandemic-era decisions over lockdowns, school closures, masking and punishing an entire class of people who questioned the efficacy and wisdom of taking a rushed, experimental vaccine — for a virus with a 99% survival rate in most — should all be water under the bridge.

Brown University economist Emily Oster writes in The Atlantic,2 “We need to forgive one another for what we did and said when we were in the dark about COVID.” Brendon Marotta in his Substack Hegemon Media3 recounts:

“I believe perpetrators call for forgiveness because they fear punitive justice. If the perpetrators were held accountable in our current justice system, the scale of the wrongdoing would result in punishments the perpetrators could not bear.

These punishments would also not give those who lost their jobs, businesses, friends, family, health, or freedom anything back. What if there was another way that would be better for both victims and perpetrators?

The wrongdoing of the pandemic has not been acknowledged. Those responsible have made no apologies. Calls for ‘forgiveness’ appear dishonest when those responsible haven’t apologized, which is usually a prerequisite to asking for forgiveness.

Creating equity would mean taking the ill-gotten gains of perpetrators and redistributing them to the people who lost their jobs and businesses during the pandemic. In short, it would mean reparations. Equity is not just about money. Losses during the pandemic were not just financial.

People lose their friends, family, and freedoms. Much of the harm done was cultural, emotional, and social. No amount of money can replace the ability to grieve in person at your loved one’s funeral.”

Oster’s plea for the decency that she and the mainstream media and public health officials failed to offer Americans during the throes of the pandemic comes at a point when the COVID narrative has been all but lost by the current administration and the mainstream media.

For nearly the last three years, I have been exposing and documenting all of the lies that the global cabal has been promoting in their mainstream media propaganda. As expected they have now been exposed to be falsehoods, cluelessness and lies:

  • COVID jabs were never tested for, or proven to stop transmission

  • The jabs were not 95% effective but actually increased the risk of getting COVID

  • The fatality rate of COVID was around 0.005%

  • Ivermectin and hydroxychloroquine worked

  • Masks don’t work

  • Lockdowns did more damage than good

  • This bioweapon came out of a lab, and

  • “Safe and effective” turned into “sudden and unexpected death”

You weren’t allowed to say goodbye to your loved ones or attend their funerals, but the chosen ones dined at extravagant restaurants and allowed liquor stores and Wal-Mart to stay open. Your small business was destroyed, while Amazon made billions.

These murderous hypocrites killed thousands of seniors by knowingly putting infected patients into old age homes. They killed thousands more by putting treatable patients on ventilators and Fauci’s remdesivir, and additional thousands were killed by not allowing safe and effective treatments like ivermectin and hydroxychloroquine to be prescribed by doctors.

They have killed and injured hundreds of thousands through coercion, threats, mandates and a never-ending stream of lies that forced people into taking a dangerous and untested, toxic concoction — a Big Pharma bioweapon.

These “experts” seeking forgiveness, ostensibly because they were just caught up in the “hysteria” of the moment, weren’t wrong. They were lying from the outset and need to pay dearly for their crimes against humanity.

We were scorned, ridiculed, ostracized, censored, fired, deplatformed and wished dead by the authoritarian-minded sheep who demanded compliance, and treated like outcasts by family members who believed the narrative hook, line and sinker.

They pushed their agenda too far and too fast out of desperation, as the financial underpinnings of their fake world order began to strain and crumble. This desperation exposed their blatant lies to a vast array of critical thinkers across the world who have not been deterred in exposing the falsehoods on social media, blogs and free-speech websites.

The reasons we must reject Oster’s amnesty plea are manifold. First and foremost, while some now want to argue ignorance as their defense, there was no lack of facts and data, right from the start, proving their positions were wrong, dangerous, destructive and deadly.

Since data were readily available, the real question they need to ask themselves is: “Why did I believe all the lies and propaganda?” Self-reflection is needed here. Related to this is Oster’s ridiculous claim that “getting something right had a hefty element of luck.” Absolutely not. Give me one example where luck played a role.

People who got it right did so because they exercised their critical thinking skills and a) read the data, b) correctly analyzed that data and c) drew rational conclusions based on that analysis. Analysis and reason are not reliant on luck.

No luck was needed to know that masks were useless. The published science told us as much. Ditto for the conclusion that natural immunity is superior to vaccine-induced immunity. No luck was needed to know there was no such thing as asymptomatic spreaders, because again, science. Not only can you not have a “hot” infection without symptoms, but research looking at millions of individuals confirmed what we already knew from basic virology.

No luck was needed to correctly predict that lockdowns would have a dramatically negative effect on health, education and the economy. That was just plain rational, but early cost-benefit analyses also confirmed it.

No luck was needed to know that the COVID jab was useless because data from around the world rapidly grew to show that case rates rose in tandem with the shots. Dr. Anthony Fauci, President Joe Biden and CDC director Dr. Rochelle Walensky have also demonstrated this.

All were jabbed more than once, and all got COVID — more than once! Seventy percent of jabbed CDC employees also got COVID, and on several occasions, ships where 100% of crew and passengers were jabbed reported outbreaks. None of this would occur if the shots actually prevented infection and spread, and you need no special skills other than clear-headed reason to come to that conclusion.

You also don’t need special skills to see that the COVID shots are killing healthy people. Just look at all the sudden deaths of professional athletes and children. It’s so common they’ve even given it a new name: Sudden Adult Death Syndrome. Look at the excess mortality statistics and the skyrocketing life insurance claims.

Oster’s proposition that luck was behind correct analyses is a cop-out and a sign that she’s not ready to accept that she was gullible and irrational — and possibly cruel toward others. Recall, threatening the lives of the unvaccinated and mocking their deaths was basically part of the public policy.4

Forgiving the ignorant because they don’t know what they’re doing may be the spiritual imperative, but social etiquette demands that if you WANT someone to forgive you, you FIRST apologize and THEN ask for forgiveness. What’s missing from Oster’s call to forgive her and everyone else who’s been proven wrong is an apology.

This is even more important when it comes to media and our health and government officials. Granting amnesty to individuals who have been wrong from Day 1, without a single apology, is an untenable proposition. The price society has paid for their errors is far too great for that.

They may ask for forgiveness, and they may be forgiven by many, but they STILL must be held accountable for their errors. Demanding that officials be held accountable for errors is not gloating. It’s reestablishing a baseline of conduct and accountability to the public — something we seem to have lost.

Their reckless behavior has caused people to lose their businesses, their livelihoods; they’ve lost family members to reckless medicine; they’ve lost out on weddings and funerals; drug use and suicides have skyrocketed; children have fallen years behind on their schooling and the economy has been destroyed. The list goes on. Being wrong has a price, and society will be paying it for quite some time.

What’s more, our health and government officials weren’t just wrong once and then changed course. No, they’ve doubled, tripled and quadrupled down on errors, even in the face of overwhelming evidence that they’re wrong, and we’re just supposed to “let bygones be bygones”? Not a chance.

First, we have to set the record straight, so everyone actually knows what the truth is, and then we have to make sure these kinds of errors cannot be committed again. A truce is a distant third on the list of how to move forward.

Setting the record straight starts with ending the persecution of those proven to be right. It also requires putting an end to censorship and the promulgation of propaganda.

With regard to the propaganda, this will require rewriting the law. The use of state propaganda against the American public was illegal until 2012, when then-president Obama legalized it through an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).5 That amendment must be repealed so that media can again be held accountable for the illegal dissemination of government propaganda.

Moving forward, we also likely need to either abolish or radically reassess the role of medical boards. As it stands, medical boards have been weaponized to silence doctors who go against the state propaganda and tell the truth about COVID.

The latest victim of this government orchestrated persecution is Dr. Peter McCullough, one of the most well-credentialed and respected cardiologists in the world. He’s now being stripped of his medical credentials for the crime of speaking truth to the public (and thereby contradicting the legalized propaganda).6

He’s also been terminated from his position as editor-in-chief of Cardiorenal Medicine and Reviews in Cardiovascular Medicine (RCM) — all without due process. RCM was even so cowardly to publicly claim he “stepped down” as his term of office had ended. As noted by McCullough, there are “powerful dark forces” at work in academic medicine “to expunge any resistance” to the COVID jab.

Anyone who dares publish McCullough’s research also skates on thin ice. Dr. Jose Luis Domingo, editor-in-chief of the science journal Food and Chemical Toxicology (FCT) for the past seven years, was recently forced to resign for that very reason. As reported by the Epoch Times:7

“Though Domingo has himself received three vaccinations (two AstraZeneca and one Pfizer), he told The Epoch Times that he has been bombarded with insults, threats, and accusations of being ‘anti-vaccine’ ever since he approved the publication of a scientific paper8 [by McCullough, Stephanie Seneff, Greg Nigh and Anthony Kyriakopoulos] that explores potential mechanisms of harm of injected synthetic mRNA …

This research was co-authored by a team of preeminent scientists, including Stephanie Seneff, Ph.D., a senior research scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Dr. Peter McCullough, an internationally known cardiologist who has published over a hundred peer-reviewed articles during his 40-year career; and Dr. Anthony Kyriakopoulos, a Greek clinical microbiologist, medical doctor, and researcher who has a Ph.D. in medical and molecular microbiology.

Their research proposed that alterations in the vaccine mRNA may ‘hide the mRNA from cellular defenses and promote a longer biological half-life and high production of spike protein.’ In doing so, these scientists posited, mRNA vaccines may interfere with the body’s natural immune response.

They described this interference as ‘profound impairment,’ which, they believe, comes about specifically because the spike protein interferes with a critical early innate immune response mechanism, called the type I interferon response.

If they are correct, injected synthetic mRNA will have a variety of negative consequences on human health, including making our bodies less able to control infections and suppress cancer …

About a month after the paper was published, Domingo said, he began receiving angry emails and messages. These included insults, calls to resign, demands to retract the paper, and even threats … The angry messages, he said, were filled with ad hominem attacks against him and against the paper’s co-authors, but did not specify their scientific objections to the contents of the paper …

Though he would have preferred to stay at the helm of the journal until the end of 2023 … Domingo has issued his resignation from the journal to maintain his scientific independence.

He told us he is first and foremost a scientist, and that he does not regret publishing the paper. Despite the attacks, he was not willing to give in to the pressure from the journal’s publisher … Jagna Mirska …

Domingo said that the journal has already picked a successor for his position — someone with clear ties to the pharmaceutical industry: Bryan Delaney, Ph.D. According to his LinkedIn page, Delaney is a toxicologist who currently works for Haleon. Haleon is pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKlein’s new brand name for its consumer health unit.”

The list of so-called “errors” is a long one. They were wrong about masks working and natural immunity not working, they were wrong about asymptomatic spread, lockdowns and the safety and effectiveness of the COVID shots. They were also wrong about SARS-CoV-2 jumping naturally from bats to humans by way of a wet market in Wuhan, China.

Not even a month has passed since we witnessed the stunning revelation that Pfizer never tested its COVID shots for transmissibility before proclaiming publicly that the vaccine protected against transmission. Then they had the CDC put the bioweapon on the childhood vaccine schedule and the same day increased the price of their jab by 400%.

As reported by Rising host Robby Soave (video above) and Vanity Fair,9 a report by the Minority Oversight Staff of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, released in October 2022, concluded that “a research-related incident is the most likely explanation for COVID-19.”

The COVID jab tyrants were also wrong when they insisted that mandating an experimental gene therapy was within legal bounds. Such mandates have since been overturned in a number of districts. Most recently, a New York judge ruled that New York City’s COVID jab mandate for municipal workers was enacted illegally and any employee fired for noncompliance must be immediately reinstated — and receive back pay.10

According to Supreme Court Justice Ralph Porzio, the Health Commission’s jab mandate “violates the separation of powers doctrine” enshrined in the state constitution, as well as workers’ due process rights. In his ruling, Porzio noted:

“The vaccination mandate for City employees was not just about safety and public health; it was about compliance. If it was about safety and public health, unvaccinated workers would have been placed on leave the moment the order was issued. If it was about safety and public health, the Health Commissioner would have issued city-wide mandates for all residents.”

The New York City law department immediately filed an appeal, which blocked the reinstatement of the workers. Time will tell, but I suspect that in the end, the city will just end up having to pay out even more in back pay.

As mentioned earlier, amnesty for COVID dictators is impossible in light of continued censorship, and there’s no sign of that ending any time soon. On the contrary, leaked documents show the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has every intention of policing wrong-think.

Biden’s “Ministry of Truth” may have been disbanded in the wake of public mockery, but the plan for such an entity was not shelved. As reported by The Intercept:11

“Years of internal DHS memos, emails, and documents — obtained via leaks and an ongoing lawsuit, as well as public documents — illustrate an expansive effort by the agency to influence tech platforms …

Behind closed doors, and through pressure on private platforms, the U.S. government has used its power to try to shape online discourse.

According to meeting minutes and other records appended to a lawsuit filed by Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt, a Republican who is also running for Senate, discussions have ranged from the scale and scope of government intervention in online discourse to the mechanics of streamlining takedown requests for false or intentionally misleading information …

In a March meeting, Laura Dehmlow, an FBI official, warned that the threat of subversive information on social media could undermine support for the U.S. government …

There is also a formalized process for government officials to directly flag content on Facebook or Instagram and request that it be throttled or suppressed through a special Facebook portal that requires a government or law enforcement email to use. At the time of writing, the ‘content request system’ at facebook.com/xtakedowns/login is still live …

According to a draft copy of DHS’s Quadrennial Homeland Security Review, DHS’s capstone report outlining the department’s strategy and priorities in the coming years, the department plans to target ‘inaccurate information’ on a wide range of topics, including ‘the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic and the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines, racial justice, U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, and the nature of U.S. support to Ukraine.’”

As you can see, censorship is not restricted to COVID issues alone. They include a variety of national politics and geopolitical issues as well. In other words, Americans’ views of the world and our country are being shaped by a propaganda arm of the U.S. government itself — not another country — and the reason they have no qualms about doing this is because Obama legalized the use of government propaganda against Americans during his presidency.

In addition to abolishing or radically reforming medical boards, the FDA and CDC, we probably need to do the same to the DHS. As reported by The Intercept, documentation shows the “DHS views the issue of tackling disinformation and misinformation as a growing portion of its core duties.”

“When I think about what Homeland Security should be doing, policing and punishing my personal views about health, medicine, climate change, political actors and geopolitical actions is not at the top of the list. Yet that’s precisely what they’re doing, and will be doing more of in the years to come.”

I don’t know about you, but when I think about what Homeland Security should be doing, policing and punishing my personal views about health, medicine, climate change, political actors and geopolitical actions is not at the top of the list. Yet that’s precisely what they’re doing, and will be doing more of in the years to come.

To control the information space, the DHS intends to “leverage advanced data analytics technology” and work with nongovernmental agencies and other civil society organizations “to build resilience to the impacts of false information.”

For now, Schmitt is combating this tyrannical and unconstitutional overreach in court. As reported by The Intercept:12

“In May, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt took the lead in filing a lawsuit to combat what he views as sweeping efforts by the Biden administration to pressure social media companies to moderate certain forms of content appearing on their platforms.

The suit alleges governmentwide efforts to censor certain stories, especially ones related to the pandemic. It also names multiple agencies across the government that have participated in efforts to monitor speech and ‘open collusion’ between the administration and social media companies …

October 21, the judge presiding over the case granted the attorneys general permission to depose Fauci, CISA officials, and communication specialists from the White House.

While the lawsuit has a definite partisan slant, pointing the finger at the Biden administration for allegedly seeking to control private speech, many of the subpoenas request information that spans into the Trump era and provides a window into the absurdity of the ongoing effort.

‘There is growing evidence that the legislative and executive branch officials are using social media companies to engage in censorship by surrogate,’ said Jonathan Turley, a professor of law at George Washington University, who has written about the lawsuit.

‘It is axiomatic that the government cannot do indirectly what it is prohibited from doing directly. If government officials are directing or facilitating such censorship, it raises serious First Amendment questions.’”

To bring us back to where we started, with Oster’s plea for amnesty for those who ignorantly chose to be on the wrong side of history, I am not alone in my view that her proposition is an unworkable one.

Sure, on a personal level, many are likely willing and able to bury the hatchet and join hands again with friends and family who shunned and berated them as “conspiracy theorists” and “anti-science anti-vaxxers” (although following the science and the data was precisely what we were all doing).

But on the leadership level, amnesty is out of the question. Leaders must be held accountable for decisions based on lies. They must be held accountable for their fraud and deception.

Agency heads must be held accountable for their data manipulation and obfuscation, Big Tech leadership must be held accountable for their efforts to aid government in the circumvention of our Constitutional rights, and mainstream media, including individual hosts and reporters, must be held to account for their propaganda role, which has injured and killed hundreds of thousands of Americans who trusted them.

A court recently ruled Alex Jones must pay nearly $1 billion in damages to families for falsely claiming that no children died in the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting,13 an event that many in alt media suspected was a false flag operation at the time. Now, that fine is quite a precedent.

What would be the appropriate fine for journalists who claim no one has died from the COVID shot? Or that COVID jab injuries are “exceedingly rare”? What would be the appropriate fine for tech platforms that censor the personal testimonies of the injured and families of the dead, thereby perpetuating the lie that injuries and deaths don’t occur?

What would be an appropriate payout by federal agencies that falsified data to hide adverse effects and deaths? If you guessed in the trillions you would have profoundly underestimated the damage they have done.

The American Conservative had this to say about the “Soviet blue-check media” in the United States:14

“There can be no amnesty for the unthinking enforcers of the narrative of the regime. I don’t know how to put this gently to my fellow members of the blue-check media class, so I will say it bluntly. You guys resemble nothing so much as the info apparatus of some failing ideological state — late-Soviet apparatchiks, only without the erudition that was demanded of regime intellectuals in Moscow back in the day …

In February 2020, the Washington Post published a news story with the headline: ‘Tom Cotton Keeps Repeating a Coronavirus Conspiracy Theory That Scientists Have Debunked.’

More than a year later … the paper ‘rewrote the article’s headline, softening ‘conspiracy theory’ to ‘fringe theory’ and noting that scientists have ‘disputed’ it rather than ‘debunked’ it.’ How generous. How scrupulous …

If the lab-leak theory were a rare instance in which blue-check media abdicated basic journalistic responsibility in favor of elite narrative enforcement, one could forgive and forget, as the Atlantic now demands.

But such lapses are utterly commonplace — systemic, you might say. Remember when Big Tech and Big Media and Big Intelligence teamed up to frame the New York Post’s Hunter Biden reporting in October 2020 as ‘misinformation’ — only to concede, once the election was safely over, that it was, in fact, entirely accurate?

Remember the absolute unanimity with which blue-check media defended the efficacy of COVID vaccines in stopping transmission — before begrudgingly admitting that, erm, actually, they really don’t work as advertised?

Remember when blue-check media were dead-certain that Jussie Smollett was the victim of a racist attack? And on and on and on. Once the falsity of the old narrative is definitively established, most blue-checks shamelessly move on to the next elite narrative in need of media reinforcement — no apology, no introspection.

The few willing to acknowledge their errors, meanwhile, insist they were merely following the ‘expert’ consensus at the time. This is risible. The job of the reporter isn’t to parrot what the experts say at any given moment: it is to question what anyone in power claims.

‘If your mother tells you she loves you, check it out,’ used to be the journalistic motto. Dr. Anthony Fauci, Pfizer, WHO, and 50 former intelligence officials deserve far more exacting scrutiny than Mom.”

Another rebuttal to Oster’s call for amnesty that I want to highlight is from the anonymous Substack writer known only as “A Midwestern Doctor,” who dissects the “manipulative language” used by Oster in her article. The anonymous doctor writes:15

“When I read through this article, I realize the author highlighted a very common problem … The author is demanding to receive forgiveness for their conduct, but … is refusing to admit they did anything wrong.

In order to accomplish this, they utilized a variety of manipulative rhetorical constructs that are relatively simple and frequently utilized. Because it is so common to encounter propaganda pieces like this, I thought there might be some value in illustrating my thought process as I read this article.”

The doctor goes on to share screenshots of Oster’s article, with arrows to sentences and thoughts inserted in red. Below are a few of those screenshots. For the rest, please see the original Substack article.16

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DEAD DOG Receives Register to Vote-by-Mail Application From MI Dem Party…Homeowner’s Response Is PRICELESS!

By Patty McMurray,

100 Percent Fed Up Exclusive – A Michigan resident received an application to register to vote by mail. The return address on the envelope reveals that the MI Democrat Party (Michigandems.com) paid to send the application.  So far, except for the objection many voters have to third parties sending applications to register to vote by mail, everything seems fairly normal—right?

Here’s a photo of the envelope: (We’ve hidden the name and address on the envelope to protect the identity of the individual who returned the envelope to his local city clerk’s office.)

Inside the envelope, an invitation (see photo below) from the Center for Voter Information to register to vote by mail can be found addressed to “Dear Ruby.”

But scrawled across the invitation by the MI Democratic Party to register to vote by mail is a message (likely from a Democrat since it was sent by the MI Democratic Party) or at least an angry person who doesn’t care for members of the Republican Party.

“Ruby is a dog – & DECEASED,” the homeowner at the address writes.  And then, hilariously, he gives his local clerk a heads-up to prevent any embarrassment for the Democrat Party. “Please correct Before the Republicans find out & have an INFANTILE MELTDOWN,” he scribbles across his deceased dog’s application to register to vote.

At the bottom of the invitation to register the homeowner’s dog to vote, the “non-profit” and “non-partisan” group The Center for Voter Information is identified as the organization that paid to send the invitation to register to vote, but curiously, the outside of the envelope shows the return address at the MI Democratic Party.

The Center for Voter Information website states:

We send out voter registration forms and vote-by-mail ballot applications to eligible voters across the country. Is a dead dog an “eligible voter?

The vote-by-mail ballot applications are tailored to each state and accepted by state and local election authorities. In fact, we provide samples of our mailings ahead of time to top state election officials to ensure we comply with all state laws. Does that mean MI SOS Jocelyn Benson, who is a far-left Democrat, approved of dead dogs receiving invitations to register to vote in her state? 

MI SOS Jocelyn Benson has been accused of intentionally leaving dead people on the voter rolls, but dead dogs? How in the world did the Democrat Party or the “non-partisan” Center for Voter Information even find the dead dog’s name and place it on their list of recipients to invite to register to vote?

Jocelyn Benson, who’s earned the title of Michigan’s dishonest Secretary of State, is currently embroiled in a lawsuit that demands she remove an astounding 29,000 dead people from her voter rolls. The dishonest SOS, who called the disastrous 2020 election the “most secure in history,” was recently refused by the judge when she asked him to dismiss the lawsuit.

Kristina Karamo, Jocelyn Benson’s Republican opponent in the upcoming election, has created a series of videos named #BensonsDirtyDeeds. In her very first episode, Karamo addresses an issue that is of concern for all voters, Democrats, Republicans, and Independents.

Apparently, it’s legal for the Michigan Democrat Party and the “non-profit,” CVI, headed up by CVI President and CEO Tom Lopach, to jointly fund the same mailer to encourage individuals (or, in this case, a dead dog) to vote.

Tom Lopach is a longtime Democratic political operative. As of 2020, he is the CEO of the Voter Participation Center (VPC) and its sister group Center for Voter Information (CVI), two left-of-center voter-outreach organizations which run voter mobilization campaigns in competitive states to support Democratic candidates.

Lopach also has ties with the Kennedy family. He started his career working as a fundraiser for Senator Ted Kennedy (D-MA). The founder and board chair of VPC and CVI is Page Gardner, another Ted Kennedy associate.

 

California Is Now Castrating Children From All 50 States: New California Law Allows Children to Seek Transgender Medical Services without Parent’s Permission

by Brian Shilhavy

California Is Now Castrating Children From All 50 States

California recently passed SB 107 allowing children from all 50 states to seek transgender medical services in California, even if a parent does not approve.

A new state law in California could incentivize “bad actors” from around the world to skirt custodial laws by relocating to the Golden State, a conservative legal group claims.

“We think it’s a drastic overreach by California,” Emilie Kao, senior counsel for Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), told Fox News Digital. “Not only does it violate parents’ fundamental rights to direct the upbringing of their children, it also violates federal law on child custody and jurisdiction because it basically supersedes the federal law that gives jurisdiction to states on child custody matters.”

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (recently) signed SB 107, which will block state officials from enforcing laws from other states that hinder access to transgender medical procedures and drugs.

“With this law, California is basically saying it can take temporary emergency jurisdiction over any child from anywhere if there’s a disagreement between a parent and the state of California over how to treat a child’s gender distress,” said Kao, whose organization was one of 50 groups that sent a letter of protest to Newsom over SB 107.

“With this law, California is basically saying it can take temporary emergency jurisdiction over any child from anywhere if there’s a disagreement between a parent and the state of California over how to treat a child’s gender distress,” Kao said.

She added that SB 107 also “carves out a massive exemption to all existing laws on child custody and on the respect for other states’ jurisdiction,” which she predicts will lead to costly, drawn-out interstate litigation that will waste California tax dollars.

“Already, several states have taken very positive steps to protect children from the irreversible harms of not only experimental use of puberty blockers and cross sex hormones, but even life-altering surgeries like double mastectomy, even hysterectomy,” Kao explained. “These are surgeries that cannot be reversed, and that will leave children with permanent damage, including possibly sterilization.”

Explaining how the law potentially denies parents access to medical information about their child if that child is in California, even if they were taken there or ran away there, Kao said the law “creates very bad incentive that basically carves out an exception to normal protections of children by saying that anyone can take a child to California, and it won’t be treated in the way that taking a child from their custodial parent normally would be treated.

“So it gives an incentive to bad actors, bad parents and ill-meaning relatives to take a child away from the custodial parents to California. It also creates a very dangerous incentive for children to run away from their homes and other states if they have a disagreement with their parents over the issue of gender distress,” Kao continued.

“We also think that, in addition to the other states that could be challenging this law, this one could really affect a child from anywhere in the world, not only American children, but really any child could be subject to this law if they are in the state of California,” Kao added. “So there are a lot of possibilities for litigation.” (Full article.)

Greg Reese reports how some groups in California are actively recruiting children from “Red” States where parents may disagree with transgender medical procedures.

 

Source: https://healthimpactnews.com

 

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