There are a lot of questions at this point in time, after the strangest year in most of our lives. I know I’m not alone in observing that there are many many things that don’t make sense or add up. The biggest right now is how California is still in lockdown despite COVID “cases” and deaths completely dropping. There are some limited re-openings, kids still aren’t back in school full time (or at all in many cases), restaurants are still only allowed limited indoor seating, and “obedience” masks are still required indoors and outdoors. Now, California’s state universities are requiring 2021 graduates and families to show their vaccine passport if they want to attend graduation in person – and wear a mask outdoors.
Anti-Lockdown Voters/Protesters Reviled by Media, Democrat Politicians
As the entire state of California has been mostly locked down by Gov. Gavin Newsom in one form or fashion for over 400 days, more than one year, and despite the actual available science, elected politicians across the state are still conducting business, but doing as much as possible away from the public. City Councils and County Boards of Supervisors won’t allow the public to enter the public meetings, because… COVID!!!… and instead, forcing those members of the public who care to call in to make public comment.
State legislators are doing the same in committee hearings, and avoiding having to deal with the annoying public. When members of the public are allowed to testify or comment in person at a legislative committee hearing, it is fully masked, socially distanced, and far away from the lawmakers because of… COVID!!!
Phone calls are cut off, and people waiting to speak often never get to, as Democrat lawmakers – in charge of everything at the State Capitol – prevent public involvement as much as possible. Anyone seeking to gain entrance to the fenced-off State Capitol must clear it with a posted CHP first or show some approved form of ID to get in.
Yet while nothing at the State Capitol is business as usual, the Capitol Annex building renovation continues on. What started out as a $553 million Capitol Annex renovation is anticipated to balloon into more than $1 billion… all while Gov. Newsom locked down nearly all “non-essential” small businesses in the state, destroying lives and bankrupting millions of residents.
“Rules for thee but not for me” should be emblazoned in the Assembly and Senate chambers instead of senatoris est civitatis libertatem tueri – “It is a senator’s duty to protect the liberty of the people” (Senate), and egislatorum est justas leges condere – “It is the duty of legislators to pass just laws” (Assembly).
Members of the California Capitol media were asked last June if they preferred in-person reporting and coverage of Capitol hearings and press conferences, or via phone/Zoom video, and surprisingly, several said they preferred the remote reporting and Zoom press conferences.
Those media members who show up in person at outdoor Capitol press conferences must wear a mask, or risk being thrown off Capitol grounds by the Capitol CHP. Outdoors.
Does Anyone Even Care?
Californians might take a page out of London’s recent populace playbook. While there are many rallies and protests by concerned California voters, parents and business owners around the state each weekend, Saturday, 50,000 regular people marched through central London this weekend in protest over the lockdown and the imminent threat of vaccine passports, Breitbart London reported, but almost no other media acknowledged this massive protest. A few BBC journalists reported “a few thousand anti-lockdown protesters marched” Saturday. Other reports said as many as one million marched.
“In truth, the vast majority of people at the event weren’t activists but ordinary folk of all ages, races, and classes who’d had enough after a year of government lockdowns, and who felt especially concerned by proposals to bring in vaccine passports. They considered these to be illiberal, discriminatory — and the precursor to a Chinese-style social credit system,” Breitbart London reported.
“But when perhaps 50,000 or more anti-vaccine-passport protestors bring central London to a standstill as they march down the length of Oxford Street, the event either goes unreported or is sneerily dismissed as a bunch of weirdo conspiracy theorists flouting the government’s supposedly sensible and proportionate mask-and-social-distancing regulations.”
One commenter said, “We really need to start having anti-mask protest rallies in every state in the US. This fake pandemic fraud based on bogus, inflated numbers coming out of the CDC needs to end.”
Welcome to California where the compliant media also colludes with state government to continue the COVID scaremongering in order to maintain control over the people, while referring to protestors and recall signers as “anti-vaxxers, home-schooling moms, far-right extremists,” and the recall is a “Republican recall effort.”
As the Globe reported, The recall campaign did a study on a sampling of 20,000 of the recall signatures to see what the political party breakdown was. Recall campaign organizer Orrin Heatlie said 31.5% of the signers were “other than Republicans,” showing that this is a bipartisan event.
Faux COVID Pandemic?
The most deaths by group of Covid is 85 years and older. 0-17 260 deaths. 85 and older 170,000. You don’t think we got played by the media ?
— Adam Carolla (@adamcarolla) April 24, 2021
“The most deaths by group of Covid is 85 years and older. 0-17 260 deaths. 85 and older 170,000. You don’t think we got played by the media?” Adam Corolla correctly Tweeted.
In one Globe article we reported:
“According to immunologists and epidemiologists California Globe has interviewed, ordering people indoors, schools closed, mandatory mask-wearing and social distancing is the opposite of what should be done for the health and well-being of society. Herd immunity is supposed to be the real health goal, while protecting those most vulnerable – in the case of coronavirus, is the elderly and sick confined to nursing homes.”
In June 2020, Governor Newsom issued an Executive Order changing the rules, and had his Public Health Department issue a new directive:
Over the last four months, we have learned a lot about COVID-19 transmission, most notably that people who are infected but are asymptomatic or presymptomatic play an important part in community spread. The use of face coverings by everyone can limit the release of infected droplets when talking, coughing, and/or sneezing, as well as reinforce physical distancing.
What once was a two-week directive to flatten the curve morphed in to “people who are infected but are asymptomatic or presymptomatic play an important part in community spread.”
By February 2021, there were reports of thousands of inconclusive test results coming out of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s $100 million COVID-19 testing lab with the $1.7 billion contract with PerkinElmer. All of this expense was supposed to ramp up testing and processing, but the high number of false-positives were concerning.
The Globe reported on this lab in December, and spoke to a confidential source who shared concerns with the PCR tests. We also reported on three doctors in Contra Costa County who were concerned with the excessive COVID PCR testing leading to high numbers of false positive results.
The ‘Obedience’ Mask
California Globe reported on the recent Stanford study which found masks are worthless against COVID. The study found: “The data suggest that both medical and non-medical facemasks are ineffective of viral and infectious disease such as SARS-CoV-2 and COVID -19.”
“Wearing facemask mechanically restricts breathing by increasing the resistance of air movement during both inhalation and exhalation pro-cess[12,13]. Prolonged and continuous effect of wearing facemask could be detrimental for health.” We were attacked for reporting on this Stanford study, which the National Institute of Health published.
Going out to eat with members of your household this weekend? Don't forget to keep your mask on in between bites.
— Office of the Governor of California (@CAgovernor) October 3, 2020
Now, a high school track coach in Oregon is calling for an end to mandated mask-wearing during competition after one of his athletes collapsed from “complete oxygen debt,” Breitbart reported:
The only other report on this was from Oregon Live, which reported: “Distance runners are being required to wear masks while competing. Most of them are fine wearing them while warming up. But once they’re on the track, outdoors, competing in open air, the science just doesn’t support the necessity. In fact, the mandate is now raising questions about athlete safety and oxygen depletion.”
“This is absolute craziness,” said one long-time state track and field coach. “Are we going to wait until something catastrophic happens?
“So irresponsible by the authorities.”
Expect many more student athletes to collapse or experience other injuries because of being forced to wear a face mask while exercising and participating in a sport.
Tucker Carlson who hosts “Tucker Carlson Tonight” on Fox News calls the mandatory face coverings “obedience masks.” It appears this “obedience” is now dangerous.
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