Thursday, December 31, 2020

In Loving Memory of Freedom

"In loving memory of FREEDOM 1945 to 2019 - Rest in Peace...

by Clive Maund
Tuesday, December 01, 2020

Executive Summary: late last year and this year an extremely dangerous and destructive timeline was initiated that if not derailed will lead to the death of billions either by lethal injection or mass starvation and very possibly both. Only those sufficient to service the needs of those in control will be permitted to survive, and most of these will be herded into heavily surveilled box type living quarters in dense city high rises. This is not science fiction – those in control have already made it clear that this is their objective, and it will become science fact unless we see a determined commitment to prevent it by a sufficiently large number of people. 

This article is not a normal “run of the mill” article. It is a one-off and is big, because it covers a lot of ground as the subject is huge. So you may prefer to read it when you have time on your hands or read it in chunks. To break up the text I have included some of the ZeroHedge feedback I received from the earlier Welcome To The Global Gulag that was posted on that site back in August. I have also included some of this feedback because it is interesting and at times provides valuable insights from others. Note that clicking on the individual feedback items will popup a larger more legible version in a window.

We will henceforth refer to those in control as the New World Order, or NWO for short, because that is what they intend to bring about, via what they imperiously label “The Great Reset” which is a euphemism for a brutal and ruthless global totalitarian society. Watch this short video The Great Reset which sums up the essence of it in a few minutes.

The period from 1945 to 2019 was for many a “Golden Age” – a period of relative peace, prosperity, stability and freedom. This has now ended as the most dangerous and destructive timeline in the history of the World has begun, initiated by malevolent and extremely ruthless plutonian forces characterized by a remorseless complete lack of empathy that are intent on creating a global totalitarian regime. If this timeline is not derailed soon – and there is little sign that it will be – the result will be death, destruction and enslavement on a biblical scale for the majority of humanity and we are already seeing this starting. Examples of other such inflexion points in history that lead to catastrophe are the shooting of Archduke Ferdinand in Sarajevo that triggered the onset of the 1st World War and the declaration of war on Germany by Britain in 1939, using the excuse that it had a pact with Poland, but what we are seeing now is an order of magnitude higher and truly global in nature so that nowhere on Earth will escape the dragnet. This time round the trigger is the timed release of a relatively harmless virus that has been heavily hyped by the media non-stop to make the public think it is akin to the Black Death.

The coronavirus or Covid-19 plot is the biggest hoax in the history of the world, and this scam is only given plausibility in the minds of the unthinking public at large by deception on a monumental scale. The two main supporting pillars of this deception are mass testing of the populace to generate fraudulent data on the number of cases which are then used to justify draconian restrictions imposed on the public and the collusion of the mainstream media who are complicit in presenting the fraudulent testing results as genuine and then relentlessly hype the threat out of all proportion to reality.

The key to debunking the entire virus hoax is to understand that the virus testing that gives rise to the totally false case numbers – they use case numbers to justify all their draconian measures because there aren’t enough deaths – is entirely fraudulent. To understand exactly how they perpetrate this fraud read carefully the article Why COVID-19 Testing Is a Tragic Waste in which Dr Joseph Mercola describes how they use “Cycle Amplification” to bump up the number of cases, which are bogus anyway, to justify lockdowns. Like the US election, it is a complete fraud. To increase the number of cases they simply increase the cycle amplification, to decrease the number of cases they do the opposite. It’s hard going reading all this article if you are not a doctor or technically minded, so you might only want to read it sufficiently to establish that Dr Mercola is of sound mind and correct in his assessment, and also sufficient to understand clearly that the whole testing process is a fraud designed to churn out false positives for leaders to use against their people. Dr Mercola has written some other interesting articles on exactly how they perpetrate this fraud which you can easily track down. Almost as important is to understand the tricks that they will employ to make the vaccine look like a resounding success after it is introduced, so that doubters are duped and come down off the fence and get vaccinated too, with the result that the bulk of the population is then set up for potentially gravely harmful booster shots later. Jon Rappoport makes it perfectly clear how they will go about this in his article How CDC / WHO Will Fake The Effects Of The COVID Vaccine To Make It Look Like A Success and if it you want to delve deeper into it you can go back and read his numerous earlier articles laying bare the deception which you can easily find by going back day by day in

The mainstream media, which is almost entirely owned and controlled by the NWO, have engaged in scaremongering right from the start of this plot on an epic scale with wall to wall coverage and non-stop lies, exaggerations and gross distortions including staging dramatic hospital scenes with patients gasping for breath and doctors and nurses running around looking like astronauts, which is easy when you’ve got the cooperation of Hollywood. You can get an idea of the scale of their exaggeration by watching Australians must know the truth – this virus is not a pandemic by Alan Jones and aired by Sky News Australia, which frankly I’m surprised was allowed to be aired and looking at the two quotes taken from it shown below…

The reason why such severe restrictions were imposed in the State of Victoria in Australia, that were out of all proportion to the threat, is that the NWO were using it as a “trial balloon” to see how much they could pile onto people before they got pushback and they have been delighted to find that there is apparently no limit, as the majority of Victorians have degenerated into “wusses” who will put up with almost anything without rebelling. 

With respect to the timing of the release of the virus and attendant media hysteria, this was determined by two factors. One was that the global debt situation had become critical with the world economy on the verge of collapse – they needed a crisis to provide the excuse for another orgy of money creation, so they crashed world markets into March and put the blame on the virus. The other was that they wanted to puncture Trump’s economic boom and thus lose him votes at election time, and it worked – he lost enough to make the difference, or at least, that’s how it looks at the time of writing, although its too early to write Trump off yet. However, it would be a mistake to think that this virus hoax and the timing of its release was driven solely by these considerations, for the fact is that what we are witnessing now has been planned not just for years but for decades.

Few will remember the chilling speech given by George H W Bush about 30 years ago in which he promised “When we are successful, and we will be (in imposing a New World Order).” Now, this year, they are “coming out” and making their big master stroke power play setting in motion what historians will later identify as the biggest heist in the history of the world, in which the global population will be culled and the survivors forced, in effect at the point of a gun, to hand over all of their personal assets of any real value to the global totalitarian State. The way the heist works couldn’t be simpler. Those in control collapse the world economy and force the majority of its population into massive debt just to survive. Those with any assets worth stealing are then given an ultimatum – hand them over or starve or be sent to the debtors’ prison, which in the US will doubtless mean utilization of the vast sprawling network of FEMA camps. Around this time a large proportion of the world’s population, deemed surplus to requirement and an unnecessary burden on the environment and a nuisance will be culled (meaning killed) either by lethal injection or starvation. Think this sounds far-fetched? If I would have told you what would happen this year two years ago with people locked up in their houses for weeks at a time, going round with masks on their faces and washing their hands with gloop every time they enter a store you would have dismissed me as a nutter or a conspiracy theorist, would you not? Those who know their history know that bad things happen at intervals, very bad things, and you haven’t seen anything yet.

Now we will identify who the people behind this plot are and their objectives.

For decades now, wealth and its resulting power have been flowing up to the top of the economic pyramid to the select few at the top of it at an ever increasing rate, whose fortunes have grown to unimaginable magnitudes. This process has accelerated in recent years, with artificially low interest rates and QE fleecing savers and retirees of their wealth which has been used by the powerful to grow their fortunes further by amassing Real Estate, Stocks and other assets. These people, who we label the NWO for convenience, because that’s what they are intent on bringing about, are surprisingly few in number, their core comprising perhaps a few hundred to a few thousand at most, yet their wealth is of such a magnitude that they can use it to control the entire world, which they do by effectively bribing not just individuals but giant corporations and entire countries, and by disenfranchising and marginalizing and sometimes bombing and invading those who don’t play along, and also by laundering money through foundations etc. and by the control and ownership of the media. They include “old money” like the Rothschild family who I believe technically speaking own literally half of the assets in the world, stakeholders in Central Banks like the Federal Reserve, Wall St and those who control it, and the relatively “nouveau riche” types like Bill Gates and Elon Musk. Bill Gates is a computer geek who as a result of his massive wealth has embarked on a 2nd career as a eugenicist and aspires to the forced vaccination of everyone on the planet. Egon Musk is an entrepreneur who is giving NASA “a run for their money” with his rockets that are creating a global 5G satellite grid and is now experimenting with brain implants to control and monitor behavior – they are working on pigs at the moment but can be expected to move on to humans in due course. The problem for humanity at large is that the intentions of these people are not benign, they are malevolent, as is plainly obvious from what they are now doing to the world with their unjustified lockdowns, enforced mask wearing even for children and anti-social distancing, destruction of small businesses on an epic scale, all for a supposed deadly virus that is little different from the flu. This should hardly be surprising given that many or all of these people are avowed Satanists who engage in clandestine occult rituals, with the Covid rituals that they have conned the population into engaging in daily (ludicrous endless hand washing, home imprisonment, mask wearing and anti-social distancing) coming straight out of an occult manual. Now here’s an interesting point – if you can get at least 70% of the population doing something, no matter how asinine, idiotic or even perverse, it will come to be accepted as normal behavior. Past and current examples are circumcision, shaving (if men weren’t meant to have facial hair it wouldn’t grow), smoking and millions of people in Germany in the 30’s raising their arms in salute and saying “Heil Hitler!” The trick is to get the number of people doing the stupid thing past this critical majority level as fast as possible. This is what the NWO did with hand washing, mask wearing and social distancing so that we now have almost the entire world population unknowingly engaging in occult rituals that are designed to transport them into a new subservient reality. This is the 1st time this has ever happened in the history of the world.

Here it is worth noting that “occult” simply means hidden and the occult can be used for good or evil, and clearly it is now being used by those in power for the latter.

It is important to understand that this narrow but extremely wealthy and powerful clique at the top of the pyramid already control everything – Central Banks including and especially the Fed, governments, politicians and judiciaries, who are nearly all “for sale”, the clergy, the media etc. They don’t entirely control the internet yet, which is why if you hunt around you can still find out the truth about what is going on, but they are working on it, and soon they will close this window. 

As for their objectives, in a nutshell they are to cull a large percentage of the human race and to turn the survivors into a completely controlled army of slaves who own nothing and are dictated to and tracked, traced and monitored 24 / 7 everywhere, even inside their own homes, which of course they will no longer own. Their grandiose plans include clearing the countryside of those who aren’t culled so that it can “return to nature” apart from the private estates of the NWO that will be replete with an army of servants and private security. Survivors occupying the countryside after The Great Cull will be coerced and eventually forcibly removed to heavily surveilled box type high rise living quarters in the cities that they may have to share on a rotating basis with others, which will be made easier by them owning no property, perhaps in the manner of Japanese “love hotels”.

The NWO are of the view that the world is grossly overpopulated, and they are right, it is, with the massively bloated population placing a crushing burden on planetary ecosystems. This has happened because of a combination of mass production and mechanization which have vastly ramped up output coupled with medical advances that have decreased mortality and increased life expectancy. The result is massive hordes of people everywhere – the number of people in India is simply horrifying. Since the general population are not going to exercise any discipline with respect to their breeding habits especially poor and low class people – in many countries people have children “as security for their old age” and have no qualms about inflicting the same poverty and misery on their offspring that they have endured – the NWO are going to intercede and forcibly reduce their numbers via lethal vaccines with a “kill switch” which is why the virus vaccines will be compulsory or via a deliberately induced wave of mass starvation caused by supply chain disruptions, such as is now imminent, or a combination of the two. Are they “right” to try to do this? – it depends on your perspective – if your priority is the long-term future of the Earth and its biodiversity they probably are, even if their methods are ruthless, but if your priority is human beings and their rights, then you would probably regard their plans with dread and horror. 

The current world population is about 8 billion, and my understanding is that the NWO want to “trim” it by between 3 to 7 billion, but if they are using the Georgia Guidestones as their inspiration then this estimate may be way too conservative as the enigmatic Guidestones talk about the sustainable world population being only about 500 million. If true they’d better get to work because they’ve got a lot of killing to do. Oh, wait a minute – they ARE getting to work.

The scale of the attack on personal freedoms by the NWO this year, under the guise of protecting the population from the virus, has been astounding and unprecedented, with the curfews, lockdowns, forced mask wearing and hand washing etc. all being gross violations of basic human rights. But they don’t care about either human rights or the law – might is right and they are now the law, and whatever they say goes. The only thing that would stop them in their tracks would be a spontaneous, synchronized global mass revolt, and so far there is little sign of that. Isolated protests such as we are now seeing in Germany will be repressed with an iron fist. Here is a video that tells the truth about lockdowns and masks which you won’t be surprised to learn has been deleted from youtube. Youtube is increasingly controlled by the NWO as are Facebook, Google, Wikipedia and Twitter, which is why the latter has the impertinence to make comments questioning the tweets by a sitting President of the US. 

There are 3 big reasons for all the severe restrictions imposed this year, which are as follows.

They are eliminating as much human interaction as they can, in order to destroy social cohesion, isolate people and prevent them from exchanging ideas and thus learning the truth of what this is all about, so reducing the chances of insurrection and possible revolution, and also for good measure to weaken them psychologically and physically. This is why they have closed down all places where people meet – bars cafes and pubs, restaurants, gyms etc. and even art galleries, churches and museums, and are making people afraid of interacting with each other via masks and antisocial distancing etc. It is particularly important to stop churchgoers meeting, because those with a faith have principles and believe in something bigger than themselves which gives them a courage to act that many others lack. A big reason for the lockdowns in particular is to destroy as many small businesses as possible in order to make people dependent, either on large corporations for employment, which they control, or on government handouts such as the pending Universal Guaranteed Income (UGI), which you will only receive if you behave yourself and accept all their diktats. The NWO are already talking about people owning nothing by 2030 and being happy and we can already see how they will bring this about. As mentioned above they will do it by crashing the economy and forcing people to go heavily into debt just to survive. They then come along and make you an offer you can’t refuse, saying “You have to pay back that debt, but you can’t, so we will eliminate it for you in exchange for all of your property.” Through this method they will be able to acquire most all Real Estate owned by people in what will be the biggest heist of all time. Some of you may have already seen the WEF video You’ll own nothing. And you’ll be happy that starts with a grinning idiot who clearly owns, or at least rents, a good tube of toothpaste.

The 2nd reason for the restrictions is that the poorer people get the more the NWO likes it, because this makes them weak and dependent and thus much easier to control. 

The 3rd reason for the restrictions is that they are trying to make as many people as sick as possible through lack of social contact and depriving people of air, sunlight and exercise etc., so that they can list all of the resulting ill people as Covid victims to bump up the stats further and make people more resigned to taking the vaccine. As pointed out above and should be obvious to anyone watching Klaus Schwab, the head of the WEF (World Economic Forum) speak, the NWO are totally ruthless and devoid of any empathy, which is why we can be sure that they are unconcerned that 80% of Young Adults Feel Depressed and Hopeless - kind of understandable when you consider that the NWO’s plot has stolen their futures. 

Maund comment – I can relate very well to this, except for the last line, because the zombies won’t be running the world, the NWO will. The zombies – if they are still alive – will be exploited slaves in the gulag.

A big target for the NWO is the United States. A strong and independent US stands diametrically opposed to their plans for a global government in which the US is subsumed into the mass. Trump represents an old traditional order which they are intent on eliminating. That is why they have spent the past 4 years or more trying to destroy his Presidency which started with the ludicrous Russian collusion hoax and ended with massive ballot fraud and election rigging and it remains to be seen whether they will succeed in getting rid of him. It looks like the matter will be decided in the Supreme Court, so they may be attempting to bring pressure to bear on the Supreme Court judges. The NWO are behind Antifa and the Black Lives Matter movements, which are funded by them via Big Tech and other large corporations and probably George Soros donations. You would think Soros would give it a rest at 90 odd, but it appears that he wants to see the US taken down before he goes. The purpose of these 2 organizations is to create chaos and if necessary civil war with the goal of tearing America down. This is also a reason for the new wave of lockdowns whose purpose is to wreck the economy and finish the job of wiping out small businesses, with NWO stooge Biden saying that if he becomes President he will make them coast to coast. Speaking of stooges, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is also intent on wrecking the economy with more lockdowns, and if you watch this video of a protest in London this weekend, you will see that the public are getting very fed up with it. Britain is already one of the worst police states in the world, and if you want some light relief watch this video of a “Covid Marshall” going around looking for people not wearing their masks properly etc. and then strong arming them into paying on the spot fines, many of which go straight into his back pocket. His luck will run out when he tries it with about 4 or more fit youth who take out their frustrations on him – could spoil his nice little blue jacket.

If we stop and think about it, applying simple common sense, it quickly becomes obvious that a virus which is only marginally more lethal than the common flu and kills less than 1% of it victims, is no justification for destroying the quality of life of the majority of people on the planet by closing down society, forcing people to wear masks or being subjected to compulsory vaccinations. This is clearly being done in pursuit of a nefarious agenda or agendas by people who make Hitler look like a Saint, and that’s saying something. Those who make detailed arguments about why lockdowns shouldn’t be imposed and how damaging they are, are usually missing the point, beyond the fact that you don’t quarantine healthy people, you quarantine sick people, which is that they are meant to be damaging – their purpose is to destroy small businesses and bankrupt as many people as possible in order to make them dependent on the State and as a bonus destroy social cohesion and make people isolated and vulnerable, so that they are more likely to accept being chipped, tagged and vaccinated like farm animals. 

A big reason for heaping distress and privation on the population is of course to make them increasingly desperate, which will encourage them to yield and reach for the “magic bullet” of the vaccination, that will be presented as the solution to all problems – it won’t be of course, it will be the start of them for many. You will be told on the television that “If you are lucky there will be enough to go round, so that you can be assured of getting the shot.” You will be told about how you can live a relatively normal life after being vaccinated, and do things like open a bank account and even travel. What they won’t tell you is that your DNA is being altered, and that could come to a nasty untimely end later. The fraudulent virus tests, where they create vast numbers of false positives by simply scaling up the cycle amplification, will of course be scaled down after the 1st wave of vaccinations, so that the vaccine can be pronounced a resounding success. That will draw in a lot of doubters who were skeptical but will now come down off the fence to get a shot, encouraged by the prospect of being able to live a normal life again. Some after that, once they have gotten most people on board, they can then introduce a more potent lethal strain of the virus that they say requires all recipients of the 1st round of the vaccine to have a booster shot. This may be the one that they use to execute a massive global cull, as it could have a “kill switch” that activates after say 3 months, causing people to quickly die “en masse”. At the same time of course they will probably be working to solve the global population problem by means of massive food shortages caused by intentional supply chain disruptions. 

Even wondered why there are so many tests of people for the virus who are perfectly healthy? The first reason is that large numbers of ignorant stupid people who seemingly have nothing better to do with their time are turning up for these tests, encouraged by media fearmongering. The second and more insidious reason is that the coronavirus is patented which means that in addition to being able to bump up the number of cases by testing healthy people, the patent holders get a rake off for everyone who gets tested.

In addition to the political and social control motivations for the coming forced vaccinations all those involved are set to make massive windfall profits, which is a big reason why they will have bribed or strong-armed politicians to make the jabs mandatory. Many people will want to avoid these vaccinations for obvious reasons, obvious that is if you have more than a handful of functioning brain cells, and would revolt if held down or tied down and forcibly jabbed. So of course, you won’t be forced to have it (although they were going to try that in Denmark), it’s just that you won’t be able to function in society without it – you will be denied access to banking services and barred from boarding aircraft etc. So they will use a system of extreme coercion to get most people to accept being vaccinated, and thus their massive windfall profits are assured, with the bonus of having the ability to kill off many of the recipients later at a time of their choosing via booster shots.

A cruel deception which is being played on by the mainstream media is that the vaccine will be “a passport back to relative normality”. This is giving hope to those in the airline, catering, entertainment and tourism industries that better times lie ahead, and they are limping along, barely surviving, drawn onward by this dangling carrot. What they don’t realize, although they are starting to catch on with the 2nd round of major lockdowns, is that they are slated for almost total elimination. The reason for this is simple; the NWO want to completely eliminate all places where people meet, socialize and exchange ideas – they want people totally isolated and under their control, and they don’t want people travelling for the same reason and also because they want to reduce carbon emissions, so they are currently making air travel as complicated and unpleasant as they possibly can. Thus we can expect to see many airline failures over the next year or two with airline fleets being greatly reduced – many new airports are already looking like White Elephants. Likewise the vast majority of bars, cafes, pubs and restaurants will go out of business, and as gambling will go online, places like Atlantic City, Reno and Las Vegas will turn into ghost towns. 

Upcoming control measures designed to further restrict freedoms that have been under development for a long time include the cashless society and Track and Trace technology. The purpose of the cashless society is to eliminate privacy in all payment transactions so that the government can scrutinize them all and thus ensure that you pay tax on all of them, and banks can then proceed to bleed accounts by means of negative interest rates, since captive account holders cannot escape by withdrawing their funds in cash, and also engage in outright and wholesale theft from accounts via so-called bail-ins. In addition, if you do not behave yourself so that your credit score falls below a critical level, you can be shut out of the system and left to starve by being denied banking services.

Watch The Cashless Society

Track and Trace requires little explanation. Having goaded the gullible population into downloading Track and Trace apps onto their Smartphones, they can be monitored 24 / 7 and eventually this technology will dictate to people when they can go out, where they can go and who they can see, with transgressions resulting in penalties. The plan is eventually to subject all survivors to having technology implanted in their bodies which monitors them, regulates their moods and even reads their thoughts, and is permanently hooked up to the grid via 5G or 6G and lest you should think this is far-fetched or science fiction, they have been working on it for a long time and have made great strides in this direction. This is a big reason for making the vaccination compulsory – it will be a “foot in the door” for these implants later.

Watch Track and Trace

Whilst it is of course easy to lay the blame for what is now going on squarely at the feet of the immensely powerful organized crime syndicate that we know as the New World Order which now runs the entire world, and they are to blame, the population at large are also to blame through their own degeneracy and decadence which has resulted in them being complicit in their own destruction.

The following adjectives can fairly be used to describe all too many citizens alive now – apathetic, careless, gullible, hedonistic, insouciant, narcissistic, self-indulgent, willfully ignorant and plain stupid (if I’ve overlooked any please let me know). Not all people are like this of course, but enough are to doom the rest of us. I have people with some of these “attributes” in my own family and it’s a waste of time trying to talk sense to them. By the time many of these people wake up to what’s going on it will be too late, they will be either on the fast track to extermination or to slavery. The lamentable fact of the matter is that many citizens have become so degenerate, docile and dumbed down that they have brought this on themselves – if they weren’t they would never have accepted being locked up in their houses for weeks on end or being forced to wear masks, so they are now suffering karmic retribution for their numerous sins and furthermore, speaking of karma, since many never cared where their meat came from or how farm animals were treated, that is exactly how they are going to end up being treated – like farm animals – chipped, tagged and vaccinated and confined. Gary Barnett sums up the lamentable situation well in his recent article All Those Supporting Lockdowns and Compliance Have Blood on their Hands and his latest hard-hitting article According to This Government, all Americans Are Terrorists, and Will be Treated as such! is a must read. It is well worth going back and reading Gary’s numerous earlier articles on this subject which you can easily find by going back day by day in

If you should have any doubts about what is asserted in the last paragraph, just walk out the door into the street and observe all the sheep wearing masks. I have to hand it to the NWO – the forced wearing of masks may be evil, especially forcing children to wear them, but it’s also a stroke of genius. The person wearing the mask is in effect saying “I bow to your will, Master and will do anything you say, however idiotic and ludicrous, just please don’t beat me!!” I swear that if many of these people wearing masks were told to shove their heads down a toilet 3 times a day, they’d do it, that’s how cowed and pathetic they have become.

The NWO must be killing themselves laughing at the success of their mask wearing gambit. They don’t work and damage health, especially the health of children, but don’t expect to learn about that on the internet where most articles saying so are quickly taken down. Wearing the mask is a sign of defeat, of submission, and paves the way for being forcibly vaccinated like a farm animal. When you wear a mask you are like George McFly in Back to the Future with the KICK ME sign on his back… 

Here is what the well-known German neurologist and neurophysiologist, Dr. Margarite Griesz-Brisson had to say about mask wearing, the following excerpt from which is included here because the MSM are trying to banish her comments from the internet…

The delusional madness of forcing children to wear face masks blatantly ignores expert warnings: “The child needs the brain to learn, and the brain needs oxygen to function. We don’t need a clinical study for that. This is simple, indisputable physiology.”

Dr. Margarite Griesz-Brisson, warns of a tsunami of dementia years down the road because of oxygen deprivation from wearing masks today. Are you willing to risk your brain to scientifically unfounded, politically motivated mandates? ? TN Editor

Dr. Margarite Griesz-Brisson MD, PhD is a Consultant Neurologist and Neurophysiologist with a PhD in Pharmacology, with special interest in neurotoxicology, environmental medicine, neuroregeneration and neuroplasticity. This is what she has to say about facemasks and their effects on our brains:

“The reinhalation of our exhaled air will without a doubt create oxygen deficiency and a flooding of carbon dioxide. We know that the human brain is very sensitive to oxygen deprivation. There are nerve cells for example in the hippocampus that can’t be longer than 3 minutes without oxygen – they cannot survive.

The acute warning symptoms are headaches, drowsiness, dizziness, issues in concentration, slowing down of reaction time – reactions of the cognitive system.

However, when you have chronic oxygen deprivation, all of those symptoms disappear, because you get used to it. But your efficiency will remain impaired and the under-supply of oxygen in your brain continues to progress.

We know that neurodegenerative diseases take years to decades to develop. If today you forget your phone number, the breakdown in your brain would have already started 20 or 30 years ago.

While you’re thinking that you have gotten used to wearing your mask and rebreathing your own exhaled air, the degenerative processes in your brain are getting amplified as your oxygen deprivation continues.

The second problem is that the nerve cells in your brain are unable to divide themselves normally. So in case our governments will generously allow as to get rid of the masks and go back to breathing oxygen freely again in a few months, the lost nerve cells will no longer be regenerated. What is gone is gone.”

Still want to wear a mask after reading this?

You can tell that Dr Margarite Griesz-Brisson is very probably correct because the MSM have gone to work with their “Fact Checkers” in an effort to discredit her. When these NWO controlled Fact Checkers rubbish something you can be sure there’s truth in it. Fact Checkers are a new NWO creation which aim to discredit anything that doesn’t conform with their narrative. The WHO (World Health Organization) also weighs in and puts the boot in to her as well, which is a sure sign that she is right, because the WHO is NWO controlled and is a central pillar in the mask deception. Dr Margarite Griesz-Brisson couldn’t be right of course because she’s only a trained and experienced neurologist and neurophysiologist. 

I walked around town where I live in Chile the other day where they all believe the official story and I was the only person not wearing a mask, except when I was near to the police. One guy stared at me with a look of outraged hatred in his eyes. I stared back with a look that said “Just try it pal”, but you have to be careful because the sheep can sometimes discover their courage when they outnumber you 20 to 1. 

Sadly, after years of relatively easy living and having their minds stolen from them by prolonged conditioning and media brainwashing, the majority of people are now so docile, weak and pathetic that they will accept anything. That’s why the chances of avoiding the rapid descent into the dystopian nightmare that the NWO have planned for the world are now so slim. 

To end on a positive note; there are those who might say “The picture you paint Maund is so grim and depressing that I’d rather not know about it – ignorance is bliss.” I don’t agree with that at all. There are real advantages to knowing the truth about a situation, no matter how awful. The biggest one is that you can prepare. For example, you know not to take out a mortgage because you know that the property market will eventually crash, especially after the depopulation starts – and the State is going to appropriate your property in the end anyway. So instead you can spend whatever money you have on enjoying yourself in the here and now and assisting the less fortunate. You are not taken by surprise by the increasingly severe lockdowns, because you see them coming and can stock up in advance, and make local journeys to see friends etc. Knowing that the virus is a hoax and that if you are under 60 and reasonably healthy you are unlikely to be seriously affected you go about your business with confidence not worrying about catching it, avoiding mask wearing as much as you can get away with and avoiding washing your hands unnecessarily in gloop every time you enter a store. Likewise you don’t avoid social contact as much as the fools who have been taken in by all this nonsense.

With this latest big article I now consider that I have “done my bit” trying to alert people to this monumental hoax and scam with this series of major articles, and don’t see why I should stick my neck out any further, especially as the way things are trending it doesn’t look like it is going to make much difference anyway – most people are simply too apathetic and stupid and therefore deserve what’s bearing down on them. Eventually, they are going to come down hard on people who don’t conform to the narrative and neutralize them by incarcerating them, killing them or otherwise marginalizing them, and frankly I’m also tired of it and want to concentrate more on my normal work while it lasts.

What we have witnessed this year is absolute insanity on a global scale, all purportedly for an illness that is not much different from the flu and kills less than 1% of its victims and has virtually no effect on the young. We have seen society destroyed with the forced prevention of human interaction, bars, cafes and pubs closed and millions forced out of business, concert halls and museums closed and football games played before empty stadiums. Children having their development stunted and being psychologically scarred by being shut indoors and isolated from their classmates and friends, people told how many people they can have visit their house etc. It is sheer lunacy, and yet, up to now, people have gone along with it due to being brainwashed and weak. It only starts to make sense when you understand that everything that has happened and is happening is due to a meticulously planned and sinister plot being implemented by the narrow clique of gangsters who now control our world. Their goals have been set out above, which include exterminating 70% or more of the population and herding the rest into high tech urban ghettoes to be farmed as slaves, where their every move and even their thoughts will be monitored and controlled. THE SECRET TO STOPPING THEM IS FOR MILLIONS TO WITHDRAW THEIR SUPPORT AND REFUSE TO GO ALONG WITH THEIR DEMANDS, REGARDLESS OF PERSONAL CONSEQUENCES. That is the only way to derail this apocalyptic timeline that is fast tracking the majority of the population towards either death or slavery. 

I wish all readers, especially subscribers, the best of luck during the darkening times ahead.


"State Propaganda at This Level Spells a Pre-planned and Fake Manufactured Plot to Control the World!

by Gary D. Barnett
December 4, 2020 

“Propaganda is as powerful as heroin; it surreptitiously dissolves all capacity to think.” ~ Gil Courtemanche (2007). “A Sunday at the Pool in Kigali”, p.178, Vintage

The people in this country are being completely inundated with lies, deceit, misdirection, and extreme propaganda. This is meant to cloud the minds of the weak and gullible population with fabricated absurdities in order to frighten them into submission. Unfortunately, this strategy is working, and the masses are folding to the deception, and are acquiescing to most every state demand. This has become the most successful part of this government’s efforts to control the people, in that it allows for the elimination of all their freedoms in the name of non-existent ‘health security.’ The medical and political policies claimed to be for the protection of the public concerning this hoax have exactly the opposite effect, and therefore are causing an excessive amount of suffering and death. In reality, this is nothing less than pre-meditated murder by the state, all due to measures purposely meant to harm.

In one mainstream publication today, the headlines read like hell on earth has consumed this country, and Armageddon has already arrived. This is all due to the coronavirus false flag event being used to take over the world. This is of course without merit, any truth, and in fact is nothing more than lies, but that matters not to the perpetrators of this evil plan.

Headlines on Drudge December 3, 2020:

“Deaths top 3100 in single day for first time”
“Data Suggests True Toll 400,000”
“CDC tells American NOT TO TRAVEL”
“LA residents ‘ordered’ to stay in homes”

When the bulk of this now uneducated, indoctrinated, and dumbed down society is dependent on the mainstream news, and is only fed the state narrative, is it any wonder that we are facing global slavery through a totalitarian system like technocratic communism? The propaganda is so monumental that to be exposed to it daily is psychological suicide considering any possibility of the retention of intellect. When one’s mind is dominated by continuous repetitive lies, the acceptance of those lies becomes almost impossible to avoid. As Edward Bernays said in his book “Propaganda:”

“If we understand the mechanism and motives of the group mind, it is now possible to control and regiment the masses according to our will without them knowing it.”

This is exactly what is happening. The masses are not only being controlled through false fear, but are demanding that any that are questioning this control must be called out and silenced. The mind control efforts by the state have been so powerful as to not only have won the acceptance and compliance of the herd, but also have caused them to become complicit agents of the state in its effort to command majority obedience through draconian decrees. This is an abomination, as all sovereignty of the individual and the people has been destroyed due to the division purposely instilled in this now proletarian society.

We were told that most everyone would be affected, and that millions upon millions would die. We were told this was the most devastating and fatal virus threatening mankind. We were told that human contact was dangerous, and that we should all avoid each other in favor of total isolation. We were told that working in order to sustain our families, our communities, and ourselves was detrimental to all. We were told to wear useless and deadly masks, and to avoid every pleasure of life. We were told that only global governance could save us from this scourge. We were told that surveillance and tracking of every aspect of our being was necessary to order to stop the spread of this state-fabricated threat. We were told that we could not travel, listen to live music, or even be in nature. With exceptions for the government favored powerful individuals and corporations, the rest of the world closed down in just a few months, and now we are being told that we must accept untested toxic poisons in our bodies in order to be given permission from our ‘masters’ to live.

This is an obvious takeover plot, and any that cannot understand this fact have not the capability to think, to understand logic, or to see with open eyes the most massive hypocrisy that has ever existed. Nothing is hidden any longer, as all aspects of this fraud are now completely out in the open. The only way for something of this magnitude to be able to go forward is for stupidity to be nearly universal. Consider this comment closely; because it is not made frivolously, as why would any intelligent society allow a governing minority to destroy all love, joy, and life in order to restructure the world for their own benefit at the expense of humanity? Why would any sane person, any sane community, or any sane country, act collectively as beasts of burden to a handful of evil, manipulating, and despicable criminals claiming to be saviors? What could possibly possess Americans to voluntarily acquiesce to such torturous madness? What incentive could possibly be sufficient for the people at large to become voluntary slaves to the state?

Listen to the political members of the occult ruling class that are attempting to steal your lives. Listen carefully, because they are telling you exactly what is coming, what they plan to do, and how they will take over the lives of billions while claiming special status for themselves. We are in the midst of the biggest propaganda campaign in history, and the most massive transition of mankind, and that transition is one from hell. Do not allow this “Great Reset” plot to continue to grow without total resistance by whatever means are necessary to stop it.  This is a plan for a communistic system based on technocratic control, with common people being relegated to the mundane aspects of basic existence, while the claimed ‘elites’ control the globe. It is time to stand up against this monster called the ‘State,’ and never relent until its back is broken, and its power destroyed.


Snapshots of 2020

"A Snapshot of 2020 Ugliness

by Stephen Lendman ( – Home – Stephen Lendman)

The most dismal year in the post-WW II period is likely a sign of worse to come.

When Biden/Harris replace Trump on January 20, endless wars on invented enemies and homeland dystopian harshness are virtually certain to continue, things likely to worsen.

Undemocratic Dems prioritize both.

During Obama/Biden’s tenure, seven countries were terror-bombed in eight years: Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Pakistan, Somalia, Syria and Yemen.

None of the above threatened the US. Throughout the post-WW II period, no nations anywhere threatened US security.

Yet Obama/Biden massacred hundreds of thousands of civilians during their tenure, displacing countless numbers more.

They recruited ISIS and other jihadists to serve as proxy fighters in US war theaters.

They force-fed neoliberal harshness on most Americans while increasing wealth for the nation’s privileged class.

They replaced democratic governments with despotic ones in Honduras, Paraguay, Brazil, and Ukraine. 

They waged war by other means on Bolivarian social democracy in Venezuela, wanting the country transformed into a fascist police state.

They murdered President Hugo Chavez by poisoning him.

They enforced fascist rule in Haiti against their long-suffering people.

They waged war by other means on all nations unwilling to sacrifice their sovereignty to US interests.

They supported privileged interests exclusively at home at the expense of governance serving everyone equitably — notions they abhorred, refused to tolerate, and it showed by their viciousness.

With lots of help from US dark forces, US election 2020 was stolen.

Trump won. Biden/Harris lost. Yet they’re president and vice president select, not elect.

On January 20, they’ll replace Trump — because brazen fraud assured it, things rigged well in advance.

Open, free and fair US elections are more myth than reality.

Dark forces run things, turning America into dystopia their diabolical agenda.

James Fetzer published Edward Hendrie’s report titled:

“Forensic Analysis of Dominion Voting Systems Discovers It Was Designed to Commit Election Fraud,” stressing the following:

An Allied Security Operations Group “conclude(d) that the Dominion Voting System is intentionally and purposefully designed with inherent errors to create systemic fraud and influence election results.” 

“The system intentionally generates an enormously high number of ballot errors.”

“The electronic ballots are then transferred for adjudication.” 

“The intentional errors lead to bulk adjudication of ballots with no oversight, no transparency, and no audit trail.” 

“This leads to voter or election fraud.”

When Biden/Harris are installed in office, they’ll serve illegitimately.

With mass media support, the US public was conned to believe otherwise.

Millions in the country don’t buy what no one should accept.

Democracy in America is pure fantasy, the way it’s been from inception.

If the real thing began emerging, it would be banned.

Dark forces in charge serve privileged interests and their own exclusively — at the expense of peace, equity, justice, the rule of law, and a nation safe and fit to live it.

Media supported mass deception convinced most Americans to accept the tyranny of lost freedoms from an invented pandemic.

It’s based on fear-mongering false claims by public health officials, an outbreak of seasonal flu/influenza that occurs annually called covid this year, and worthless PCR tests nearly always producing false positives, making them worthless.

We’ve been conned to accept vaccines to the rescue that are harmful to human health, not beneficial

A legitimate cure for covid/influenza has been suppressed by US/Western dark forces and their media press agents.

When used as directed within around 10 days of falling ill, cheap and safe hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) — combined with either azithromycin or doxycycline (both antibiotics) — and zinc are highly effective.

What should be widely endorsed is suppressed to promote hazardous to human health mass-vaxxing.

Big government, Pharma and their media press agents want information about HCQ suppressed.

They want its widespread availability reduced or eliminated altogether.

On December 24, Natural reported the following:

“On Dec. 20, an SCI Pharmtech manufacturing facility in Taoyuan City, Taiwan, (suspiciously) burst into flames and exploded…”

It produces HCQ. Were pro-Western/pro-Pharma dark forces behind what happened?

“The SCI Pharmtech factory in question is the second-largest HCQ provider in Asia,” Natural News reported. 

It’s now “closed, meaning no more HCQ production for the time being.”

The timing of what happened raises obvious red flags. 

The incident happened as mass-vaxxing for promoted protection against against covid began that’s highly likely to cause widespread harm — along with a bonanza of profits for Pharma.

“Because HCQ is a competitor of COVID-19 vaccines, it…appear(s) that powerful entities (want it) squelch(ed) – including” by malicious intent that’s likely behind the incident.

What’s going on should terrify everyone.

Big Government in cahoots with monied interests and their press agent media are mortal enemies of public health and well-being.

That’s the disturbing reality of these troubled times that are highly likely to more greatly worsen ahead.


"Enemy of the People

by Stephen Lendman ( – Home – Stephen Lendman)

In the US, West and elsewhere, governments are enemies of ordinary people instead of serving them equitably.

The myth of America the beautiful, its claimed exceptionalism, the indispensable state and moral superiority are exposed and debunked by its war on humanity at home and abroad. More on this below.

In the Hollywood film, titled An Enemy of the People, a town doctor exposes the deception about nearby springs with alleged therapeutic powers, a scheme to boost tourism.

The doctor discovers that touted springs are polluted by toxic waste from the town’s tannery.

Wanting the news widely spread is opposed by the town’s mayor, wanting it suppressed, the whistleblowing doctor silenced.

Once respected, he’s intimidated and treated like a pariah, his daughter dismissed from school, rocks thrown at windows of his home.

Challenging powerful interests comes with a price.

It risks paying dearly for the courage to speak freely on behalf of public health and welfare.

Made-in-the-USA covid is part of a diabolical social control scheme.

It’s combined with transferring unprecedented amounts of wealth from ordinary people to rich and powerful ones in record time.

Unacceptable lockdowns, quarantines, social distancing, and mask-wearing —along with lost jobs and income — caused enormous harm and misery to millions of people so privileged ones can benefit.

It caused the Greatest Main Street Depression in US history that’s likely to be protracted.

The worst of it may lie ahead because the longer current conditions continue, the more harm done to most people.

US dark forces in cahoots with monied interests and press agent media are enemies of the people.

They’re responsible for what’s going on — elements in Washington for orchestrating it, Pharma for pursuing maximum profits at the expense of human health, and mass media for promoting the scam instead of exposing and debunking it.

All vaccines are hazardous to human health. Mass-vaxxing with fast-tracked, experimental, inadequately tested covid ones may prove most hazardous of all short and/or longer-term.

It’s vital for everyone valuing their health and welfare to say NO to the false promise of alleged protection from a virus that’s much the same as seasonal flu/influenza.

The vast majority of diagnosed covid illnesses are from the above that shows up annually worldwide like clockwork — unaccompanied by fear-mongering mass hysteria and all the rest.

We’re being lied to by government officials, Pharma, and their press agent mass media.

Throughout most of 2020, thousands of doctors, scientists, and others debunked fake news about covid and vaccines to the rescue.

They challenged the official falsified narrative. When followed as promoted, it risks loss of human health that’s too precious to lose.

The hazards of contracting what’s called covid are greatly exaggerated.

Around 99% of individuals  becoming ill from what’s called covid — that most always is seasonal flu/influenza — recover normally.

Pfizer’s former chief science official Dr. Michael Yeadon explained that “almost all” PCR tests for covid produce false positives, making them worthless.

Many other medical and scientific experts explained the same thing.

Research by Johns-Hopkins University assistant director of its applied economics program Genevieve Briand revealed that the percentage of deaths among all US age groups in 2020 is similar to the data in earlier years.

There’s been no increase in deaths of older Americans.

Her information published by Johns-Hopkins student newspaper was removed.

Falsely claiming it contained “dangerous inaccuracies” is part of a diabolical fear-mongering scheme to push the harmful to human health official narrative.

Large numbers of deaths from various causes have been erroneously attributed to covid — to artificially inflate its death count.

It’s part of state-sponsored — mass media promoted — fear-mongering to scare the public into compliance with draconian policies.

Information on safe, effective, inexpensive hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) and Ivermectin to treat covid or seasonal flu/influenza is suppressed by government officials, Pharma and mass media — to promote hazardous to human health mass-vaxxing.

Editor Kamran Abbasi of the BMJ publication for healthcare professionals reported the following:

“Science is being suppressed for political and financial gain.” 

“Covid-19 has unleashed state corruption on a grand scale, and it is harmful to public health.” 

“Politicians and industry are responsible for this opportunistic embezzlement.” 

“So too are (bought and paid for) scientists and health experts.” 

“The (so-called) pandemic has revealed how the medical-political complex can be manipulated in an emergency—a time when it is even more important to safeguard science.”

When most important throughout 2020, mass media abandoned journalism the way it’s supposed to be.

Ignoring truth-telling scientific evidence, they’ve consistently promoted the falsified official narrative instead of advocating for proven effective good health practices.

Reported numbers of covid illnesses and deaths have been falsified to promote mass-vaxxing.

Even the WHO belatedly acknowledged the inaccuracy of PCR tests — using terminology not easily understood by laymen.

Before FDA emergency use authorization for experimental Pfizer and Moderna mRNA vaccines, Children’s Health Defense warned that this technology “ha(s) serious downsides (and should) never (be) licensed,” adding:

“(L)arge mRNA molecules are ‘intrinsically unstable, prone to degradation’ and may over-activate the immune system.”

“(P)reclinical studies (show that) mRNA vaccines have displayed an ‘intrinsic’ inflammatory component that makes it difficult to establish an ‘acceptable risk/benefit profile.’ ”

“(G)enetically engineered COVID-19 vaccines are likely to start permanently altering genes, triggering autoimmunity and serving as the catalyst for other vaccine injuries or deaths.”

A high-risk, widespread human experiment is underway from licensing Pfizer and Moderna mRNA vaccines that may cause enormous harm to countless numbers of people short and longer-term. 

It’s crucial for everyone valuing their health not to be a guinea pig for what later will likely be known as a failed experiment in treating what most often is seasonal flu/influenza — not needing this treatment.


Fort Hood, the FBI, and France

"Army Finds ‘Major Flaws’ at Fort Hood; 14 Officials Disciplined" by Sarah Mervosh and John Ismay New York Times, Dec. 8, 2020

DALLAS — More than a dozen Army officials have been fired or suspended as part of a sweeping investigation into the climate and culture at Fort Hood, a sprawling military base in Texas that has been rocked by a series of violent deaths, suicides and complaints of sexual harassment.

The investigation released on Tuesday found “major flaws” at Fort Hood and a command climate “that was permissive of sexual harassment and sexual assault,” said Ryan D. McCarthy, the secretary of the Army. 

“Unfortunately, a ‘business as usual’ approach was taken by Fort Hood leadership causing female soldiers, particularly, in the combat brigades, to slip into survival mode,” the report said, where they were “vulnerable and preyed upon, but fearful to report and be ostracized and re-victimized.”

The Army secretary ordered that 14 officials, including several high-ranking leaders, be relieved of command or suspended and vowed sweeping reform that would extend far beyond Fort Hood to affect more than one million soldiers and Army civilians nationwide.

“This report, without a doubt, will cause the Army to change our culture,” McCarthy said.

The damning report comes as the military faces mounting public pressure to address years of allegations that harassment and sexual assault among soldiers had gone unaddressed.....



"Sexual misconduct shakes FBI’s senior ranks" by Jim Mustain Associated Press, December 10, 2020

WASHINGTON — An assistant FBI director retired after he was accused of drunkenly groping a female subordinate in a stairwell. Another senior FBI official left after he was found to have sexually harassed eight employees, yet another high-ranking FBI agent retired after he was accused of blackmailing a young employee into sexual encounters.

What a nest of criminal scum over there!

An Associated Press investigation has identified at least six sexual misconduct allegations involving senior FBI officials over the past five years, including two new claims brought this week by women who say they were sexually assaulted by ranking agents.

Each of the accused FBI officials appears to have avoided discipline, the AP found, and several were quietly transferred or retired, keeping their full pensions and benefits even when probes substantiated the sexual misconduct claims against them.

Beyond that, federal law enforcement officials are afforded anonymity even after the disciplinary process runs its course, allowing them to land on their feet in the private sector or even remain in law enforcement.

“They’re sweeping it under the rug,” said a former FBI analyst who alleges in a new federal lawsuit that a supervisory special agent licked her face and groped her at a colleague’s farewell party in 2017. She ended up leaving the FBI and has been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder.

“As the premier law enforcement organization that the FBI holds itself out to be, it’s very disheartening when they allow people they know are criminals to retire and pursue careers in law enforcement-related fields,” said the woman, who asked to be identified in this story only by her first name, Becky.

The AP’s count does not include the growing number of high-level FBI supervisors who have failed to report romantic relationships with subordinates in recent years — a pattern that has alarmed investigators with the Office of Inspector General and raised questions about bureau policy.

Did Strzok and Page?

The recurring sexual misconduct has drawn the attention of Congress and advocacy groups, which have called for whistle-blower protections for rank-and-file FBI employees and for an outside entity to review the bureau’s disciplinary cases.

“They need a #MeToo moment,” said Representative Jackie Speier, a California Democrat who has been critical of the treatment of women in the male-dominated FBI.

“It’s repugnant, and it underscores the fact that the FBI and many of our institutions are still good ol’ boy networks,” Speier said. “It doesn’t surprise me that, in terms of sexual assault and sexual harassment, they are still in the Dark Ages.”

Do you know which district she is from?

In a statement, the FBI said it “maintains a zero-tolerance policy toward sexual harassment” and that claims against supervisors have resulted in them being removed from their positions while cases are investigated and adjudicated.

It added that severe cases can result in criminal charges and that the FBI’s internal disciplinary process assesses, among other factors, “the credibility of the allegations, the severity of the conduct, and the rank and position of the individuals involved.”

The AP review of court records, Office of Inspector General reports, and interviews with federal law enforcement officials identified at least six allegations against senior officials, including an assistant director and special agents in charge of entire field offices, that ranged from unwanted touching and sexual advances to coercion.

None appears to have been disciplined, but another sexual misconduct allegation identified in the AP review of a rank-and-file agent resulted in him losing his security clearance. 

Tough punishment.

The FBI, with more than 35,000 employees, keeps a notoriously tight lid on such allegations. The last time the Office of Inspector General did an extensive probe of sexual misconduct within the FBI, it tallied 343 “offenses” from fiscal years 2009 to 2012, including three instances of “videotaping undressed women without consent.”

The latest claims come months after a 17th woman joined a federal lawsuit alleging systemic sexual harassment at the FBI’s training academy in Quantico, Va. That class-action case claims male FBI instructors made “sexually charged” comments about women needing to “take their birth control to control their moods,” inviting women trainees over to their homes, and openly disparaging them.

In one of the new lawsuits filed Wednesday, a former FBI employee identified only as “Jane Doe” alleged a special agent in charge in 2016 retired without discipline and opened a law firm even after he “imprisoned, tortured, harassed, blackmailed, stalked, and manipulated” her into having several “non-consensual sexual encounters,” including one in which he forced himself on her in a car.

“It is the policy and practice of the FBI and its OIG to allow senior executives accused of sexual assault to quietly retire with full benefits without prosecution,” the woman’s attorney, David J. Shaffer, alleges in the lawsuit.

One such case involved Roger C. Stanton, who before his abrupt retirement served as assistant director of the Insider Threat Office, a division at Washington headquarters tasked with rooting out leakers and safeguarding national security information.

Stanton retired in late 2018 after the investigation determined he sexually harassed the woman and sought an improper relationship. He did not respond to requests for comment from AP.

According to an Inspector General’s report concluded this year and obtained by AP through a public records request, Stanton was accused of drunkenly driving a female subordinate home following an after-work happy hour. The woman told investigators that once inside a stairwell of her apartment building, Stanton wrapped his arm around her waist and “moved his hand down onto her bottom” before she was able to get away and hustle up the stairs.

After Stanton left, he called the woman 15 times on her FBI phone and sent her what investigators described as “garbled text” complaining that he could not find his vehicle. The heavily redacted report does not say when the incident happened.

Stanton disputed the woman’s account and told investigators he “did not intend to do anything” and only placed his arm around her because of the “narrowness” of the stairs, but Stanton acknowledged he was “very embarrassed by this event” and “assistant directors should not be putting themselves in these situations.”

Poor fella.



"A former French modeling agent who was a close associate of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein has been charged with rape of minors over the age of 15 and sexual harassment, the Paris prosecutor said Saturday. The associate, Jean-Luc Brunel, 74, is also under investigation on suspicion of human trafficking of minors for sexual exploitation, according to the Paris prosecutor, Rémi Heitz. The indictment of Brunel, who has been placed in pretrial detention, is a significant development in a broader inquiry that Paris prosecutors opened in August 2019 to uncover potential offenses committed either in France or against French victims abroad in connection with the Epstein scandal. Epstein killed himself in a Manhattan jail cell last year at age 66. He was awaiting trial on charges of sexually exploiting and abusing dozens of girls and young women at his mansion in Manhattan, New York; his estate in Palm Beach, Florida; and other locations. More than a decade earlier, he had been convicted of soliciting prostitution from a minor and was registered as a sex offender. Brunel was arrested at an airport near Paris on Wednesday. He was under no judicial restrictions at the time and was free to travel. Starting in the 1970s, Brunel carved out a successful career as a modeling agent in France. He then expanded his career to the United States, where he met and befriended Epstein, often traveling and socializing with him before the two had a falling out as the sex-trafficking accusations against the financier emerged. At least one of Epstein’s accusers has said that Brunel used his position as a modeling scout to procure minors for Epstein, who socialized with politicians, celebrities and Wall Street executives. Epstein owned an apartment in an upscale Parisian neighborhood and traveled regularly to France....." 

French law criminalizes sex between an adult and a minor under the age of 15, and a sexual relationship between an adult and a minor over age 15 is legal unless accusations of sexual abuse can be supported by specific circumstances such as the use of coercion as Macron thrusts Muslims onto the front line of French politics:

"A heavily armed gunman in central France killed three police officers responding early Wednesday to reports of domestic abuse, in a rare outburst of deadly violence against French security forces that a local prosecutor described as a “war scene.” The gunman was later found dead. The officers had been called to a private residence in an isolated hamlet near St.-Just, a small village in the Puy-de-Dôme region of France, about 50 miles southeast of Clermont-Ferrand, to help a woman who had sought refuge on her roof after being beaten by her partner. “It’s an extremely complex crime scene, and at this time we are far from having all of the answers,” Éric Maillaud, the Clermont-Ferrand prosecutor, said in an emotional news conference. Maillaud identified the shooter as Frédérik Limol, a 48-year-old man with a “very worrying profile.” Limol was an avid survivalist and a fervent Catholic who, according to the prosecutor, seemed to believe that the end of the world was near....."

The deaths of the officers and the plight of the woman shocked France, where deadly violence against police is uncommon and where concern has been growing in recent years over the scourge of domestic violence as France allows care-home residents more visits.

Also seeFrench Filth

Fortunately, MIT is cleaning it up:

"MIT names a new director for its controversial Media Lab" By Deirdre Fernandes Globe Staff, December 22, 2020

MIT has named an astronautics professor who invented the BioSuit, a skintight space suit designed to increase the mobility of space explorers, to lead the university’s beleaguered Media Lab.

Dava Newman will be the first female director of the Media Lab, a research facility that was once a jewel of MIT’s campus but which fell into disarray last year after revelations that convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein had visited several times and was a valued donor.

Newman, 56, will take the helm in July. She replaces Joi Ito, who resigned last year amid news that he had aggressively wooed Epstein and accepted his money for both Media Lab research and his personal investments.

Newman has been an MIT faculty member since 1993, but left for two years in 2015 to serve as deputy administrator of NASA in the Obama administration.

“It’s a dream,” Newman said Tuesday about being chosen from a field of 13 candidates who were interviewed to lead the Media Lab. “What a magical place. It’s somewhere we can have science and engineering, art, design, and it’s really about emerging technologies.”

Newman said she plans to build on the Media Lab’s core strengths while enhancing its focus on health, climate change, and sustainability research, But she will also have to rebuild the Media Lab after a year of upheaval. Ito was among several staff who left or have been pushed out since fall 2019.

Since its founding in 1985, the Media Lab had been a freewheeling innovation center. Researchers were given the freedom to work on everything from sculpture and design to children’s learning technology, space exploration, and digital currency. Much of the lab’s funding came from corporate giants, including IBM, ExxonMobil, and Google, which gained broad access to the lab’s research. Fund-raising has always been a large part of the director’s role.

Ito famously did not have a college degree when he was hired in 2011 to lead the Media Lab, but he did launch an early Internet company in Japan and could tap into a global network of tech entrepreneurs and ensure that the lab’s work was broadly seen.

By hiring Newman, who has a long history at MIT, the university seems to have opted for a leader with a more traditional academic pedigree, but the hire also seems responsive to criticism the university received last year that it remains a difficult place for women to thrive.

“Dava emerged as an exceptional and exciting candidate whose interest in how science, design, and technology can intersect in truly novel ways aligns well with the core mission of the Lab, as does her infectious optimism, playful, can-do attitude, and fearless approach to big and challenging problems,” Pattie Maes, a media arts and sciences professor and chairwoman of the search committee, said in a statement Tuesday.

Newman said the Media Lab has been working to correct course, and she plans to meet with students, faculty, and staff to determine whether any additional steps need to be taken. The university, too, has been trying to improve its vetting of donors since the Epstein controversy, she said.

“We just want the sponsors to reflect who we are,” Newman said. “That’s who we’re going to work with going forward, people who love what we’re doing and hold our same values.”

Although much of her aerospace research has been funded by the federal government, Newman said she oversaw public-private partnerships at NASA and helped draft the agreement last year between MIT and Jeff Bezos’s space company, Blue Origin, to bring the university’s experiments to the moon.

As a woman in the male-dominated astronautics field, gender parity has been a key concern for Newman throughout her career, she said. She said the Media Lab should be a leader in gender and racial parity — in both pay and representation — and she will aim to set robust goals toward that end.

“I like moonshots,” Newman said.



"Calling a mechanical engineering professor’s decision to accept donations from convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein “poor judgment,” MIT on Friday announced that it will limit his pay and his involvement in undergraduate advising for five years. Seth Lloyd has been on paid leave since January, after a series of revelations about Epstein’s financial ties to MIT and the longtime professor rocked the campus and led to protests and resignations. Lloyd will have to take professional conduct training classes before resuming campus activities, including teaching, MIT Provost Martin A. Schmidt said in an e-mail to the community on Friday, but the discipline is unlikely to satisfy some at MIT who had called for Lloyd’s resignation and is likely to reopen one of the more embarrassing chapters in the university’s recent history....." 

That's okay. The Globe quickly closed it again.

The Elephant in the Room in Pakistan

 "Iconic singer and actress Cher is in Pakistan to celebrate the departure of Kaavan, dubbed the “world’s loneliest elephant,” who will soon leave a Pakistani zoo for better conditions after years of lobbying by animal rights groups and activists. Because of security concerns, Cher’s schedule was not made public; however, she met Friday with Prime Minister Imran Khan and was expected to visit Kaavan later in the trip, according to the prime minister’s office. Khan’s office released a video of the singer sitting with the prime minister outside on the expansive grounds of Khan’s residence. Kaavan is set to leave for a sanctuary in Cambodia on Sunday, said Martin Bauer, spokesman for Four Paws International, a global animal welfare group that’s led the charge to save Kaavan since 2016. Bauer lauded the powerful impact celebrity voices can have for animal rights. “Celebrities lending their voices to good causes are always welcomed, as they help starting public discourse and raising pressure on responsible authorities,” he said. The animal has languished in the zoo for 35 years, most of those years in chains, and lost his partner in 2012. She died after an infection turned gangrenous and her body lay beside Kaavan for several days before being removed, said Dr. Amir Khalil, veterinarian with Four Paws. Khalil said Kaavan was heartbroken after his partner died. Activists dubbed Kaavan the “world’s loneliest elephant” after his plight gained international attention and the unhappy elephant was diagnosed as emotionally as well as physically damaged. Kaavan has been diagnosed by veterinarians as both overweight and malnourished, and also suffers behavioral issues due to his isolation. Cher took up Kaavan’s cause and has been a loud voice advocating for his resettlement. Four Paws, which often carries out animal rescue missions, will accompany Kaavan to the sanctuary. In a tweet following her meeting with Pakistan’s prime minister, Cher said she thanked Khan “for making it possible for me to take Kaavan to Cambodia.” She tweeted she was making a documentary on Kaavan and said, “think documentary will be heartwarming.” Even after he’s in Cambodia, Kaavan will require years of physical and even psychological assistance, Bauer said. Because of the abysmal living conditions blamed on systemic negligence, Pakistan’s high court in May ordered the closure of Marghazar Zoo in the capital of Islamabad, where Kaavan has lived for much of his life....."

"Representatives of the Indian government and tens of thousands of protesting farmers held talks on Wednesday after a hiatus of three weeks and reached agreement on two of the four issues that caused the farmers to blockade highways near the capital, officials said. Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said he and the leaders of 40 farmers’ groups agreed to meet again on Jan. 4 to resolve the remaining two key issues — the farmers’ demands that three new agriculture reform laws be repealed and that the government maintain a guaranteed minimum price for wheat, rice, and some other crops. Tomar said he appealed to the farmers to immediately end their blockade of the highways but their leaders declined. Ignoring the coronavirus pandemic, the farmers have been blockading highways connecting New Delhi to northern India for nearly five weeks, obstructing transportation and dealing a blow to manufacturing and businesses in the north."

They were upset about the new Louis Vuitton leather yoga mats and the opening of a Wendy’s in India.

A Dovi$h Federal Reserve

"Fed’s policy-making panel tilts even more dovish in 2021 rotation" by Christopher Condon Bloomberg, December 30

Changes to the Federal Reserve’s interest-rate setting panel will make the US central bank even less likely to tighten monetary policy in the new year, no matter how much of a jolt the economy gets from the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines.

In the annual rotation of voters on the Federal Open Market Committee, the four regional Fed presidents who receive that privilege in 2021 will be marginally more dovish — or inclined to favor easy policy — than the four they replace. The most notable shift comes as Chicago’s Charles Evans, one of the most predictably dovish officials, takes the vote held this year by Cleveland’s Loretta Mester, a relatively hawkish figure on the panel.

In addition, a new permanent vote now belongs to Christopher Waller, the former research director of the St. Louis Fed who was sworn in as a member of the Fed’s Board of Governors on Dec. 18. In one important respect Waller is decidedly dovish: He has long championed the view, more recently embraced by the Fed’s leadership, that low unemployment doesn’t automatically generate higher inflation.

’'If vaccines take hold, the prospect of rate hikes might get a little closer than it feels like today,’' said Stephen Stanley, chief economist at Amherst Pierpont Securities, ’'but they’re still not likely to be moving rates in 2021.’'

It’s hard to overstate how intent the Federal Open Market Committee is on keeping policy easy well into this economic recovery. For reasons that have nothing to do with COVID-19 and everything to do with longer-term trends in inflation and growth, Fed officials — led by chair Jerome Powell — this year adopted a new monetary policy framework that commits them to a more patient approach to raising rates than at any other time since the early 1970s.

Still, the changes on the Federal Open Market Committee could influence the fine-tuning delivered by the Fed’s asset-purchasing program. The bank is currently buying $120 billion a month worth of Treasuries and mortgage-backed bonds in an effort to suppress longer-term borrowing costs for households and businesses. An unexpected negative turn for the economy could lead to calls to ramp up those purchases, but with vaccines being distributed and a new $900 billion stimulus package just passed by Congress and signed into law by President Trump, the economy may be poised for a robust rebound in the second half of 2021.

’'We are in very unusual circumstances in which the Fed, as a group, has taken a turn that is much more dovish than any time prior,’' said Gregory Daco, chief US economist with Oxford Economics. ’'As we shift gears from a delicate phase to one that’s more likely to see an acceleration in the pace of the recovery, the Fed’s attention will also have to shift and pay closer to attention to these financial stability concerns.’’



It's going to keep growing, too:

"The Federal Reserve has delayed the termination of the Main Street Lending Program to Jan. 8, from Dec. 31, in order to finish processing loans submitted by a Dec. 14 deadline to tap its funds. The extension was approved by the secretary of the Treasury, the Fed said in a statement Tuesday. The Treasury Department provoked controversy in November when it ordered the Fed to close Main Street and some other emergency pandemic lending programs by Dec. 31. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the order was driven by lawmakers’ intent when they crafted the Cares Act in March, legislation that provided taxpayer money to support the programs. The Fed had asked that they all be extended into 2021. Main Street has struggled to live up to its initial promise, although borrowing picked up somewhat as the deadline approached and stood at $14.5 billion as of Dec. 23. The program was designed to provide as much as $600 billion in credit to mid-sized US companies damaged by COVID-19." 

Also see:

"The Federal Reserve gave Wall Street banks the green light to resume billions of dollars of stock buybacks, noting that the industry has held up well during the coronavirus pandemic. While lenders remain barred from boosting their dividends in the first quarter, the Fed’s decision is a partial but significant win for banks that have been eagerly awaiting permission to boost capital distributions. The central bank revealed the looser restrictions Friday, as it also disclosed that firms performed well in a second round of 2020 stress tests that assessed how the industry has navigated the COVID-19 tumult. “The banking system has been a source of strength during the past year, and today’s stress test results confirm that large banks could continue to lend to households and businesses even during a sharply adverse future turn in the economy,” Fed Vice Chairman for Supervision Randal Quarles said in a statement. The tests showed that none of the largest banks fell beneath their capital minimums under the Fed’s hypothetical stress scenarios. JPMorgan Chase & Co. said Friday it will resume buybacks in the first quarter, and that its board has approved up to $30 billion in repurchases, though the timing of utilizing that full amount will be subject to “various considerations.” Shares of the four biggest US banks all jumped more than 2 percent in late New York trading following the Fed’s announcement. Even as buybacks resume, dividends will remain unchanged through March, capped at whatever each bank returned in the second quarter of 2020. The Fed said banks’ payouts to shareholders in the first quarter of next year can’t exceed their average quarterly income for 2020. Fed officials had said their decision on shareholder payouts would be based on the results of the stress tests, which were run because annual exams conducted earlier in the year didn’t capture COVID-19. For the first time, the agency launched a do-over, using new scenarios based on the current turmoil."

I'm glad they have remained healthy and can goo$e their stock prices.

"The six biggest U.S. banks will be able to buy back as much as $11 billion of their own shares in the first quarter of next year after the Federal Reserve gave lenders the green light to resume purchases. Bank stocks climbed after the central bank’s show of confidence, even as U.S. equity futures pointed to sharp losses for the broader market. JPMorgan and Morgan Stanley said in statements they plan to resume buybacks starting next quarter. Citigroup and Goldman Sachs said they also intend to resume purchases next year, while Bank of America Corp. Chief Executive Officer Brian Moynihan has said the firm plans to buy back stock “as soon as we’re allowed to.”

I wouldn't expect much of a bonus if I were you.

"Fed to weigh further options for aiding US economy in peril" by Christopher Rugaber Associated Press, December 14, 2020

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve’s policy makers face an unusual conundrum as they meet this week: A short-term economic outlook that is worsening even while the longer-term picture is brightening thanks to the emergence of coronavirus vaccines.

When its meeting concludes Wednesday, the Fed could announce steps to try to offset the pandemic’s increasing drag on growth. Or it could choose to mostly watch and wait, for now.

The central bank’s policy meeting coincides with a record-shattering resurgence of the coronavirus, which has caused an increase in business restrictions and made more Americans reluctant to shop, travel, and dine out. Some analysts say the economy could shrink in early 2021 before recovering as vaccines combat the virus.

Economists are divided on whether the Fed will announce any new actions this week. One option the policy makers could take would be to shift the Fed’s bond purchases. The Fed has been buying $80 billion in Treasury bonds and $40 billion in mortgage bonds each month in an effort to keep borrowing rates down.

The idea of a shift would be to buy more longer-term bonds and fewer shorter-term securities, to hold down longer-term interest rates. The Fed has already cut its benchmark short-term rate to a record low near zero, yet the Fed’s tools take time to support the economy, which adds a layer of complexity given the short-term gloom and longer-term optimism.

Another complicating factor is that even as negotiations continue, Congress has yet to agree on another round of urgently needed financial aid for millions of unemployed Americans, thousands of struggling businesses, and cash-short states and cities. Many Fed policy makers, including chair Jerome Powell, have repeatedly urged Congress to provide more support.

“They’re all looking to fiscal stimulus,” Tim Duy, an economics professor at the University of Oregon and author of the “Fed Watch” blog, referring to potential rescue aid from Congress.

Recent data is pointing to an economy that is getting worse. More Americans are seeking unemployment benefits, a sign that layoffs are likely rising, and overall hiring slowed in November to its slowest pace since April. Credit and debit card data suggests that holiday spending is weaker than it was last year.

Still, Fed officials may not yet be ready to take new steps, perhaps believing they have already provided nearly all the help they can for the economy through ultralow rates.

At their meeting in November, Fed policy makers discussed the idea of buying more longer-term bonds, among other options, according to minutes published three weeks later. Doing so could further reduce the yield on 10-year Treasurys, which influence other borrowing costs, such as mortgage and credit card rates.

By contrast, the purchase of, say, two-year Treasurys has less effect on the most common loan rates, though it can help the Treasury market function more smoothly, which was the original goal of the Fed’s bond-buying program this year.

While Fed officials worry that the pandemic will severely harm the economy this winter, not all are sold on more stimulus.

“We expect very strong growth next year,’' Robert Kaplan, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, told CNBC this month, ’'but I think the next three to six months are going to be challenging. And it appears to us that growth is decelerating, and if this resurgence keeps heading the wrong way, which it is, that slowing and deceleration could get worse,” but Kaplan, a voting member of the Fed’s policy making committee, said, “I would not want” to alter the bond-buying program “at this point.”

He added: “I don’t know that increasing the size or extending maturities of our bond purchases would help address this situation that I’m concerned about over the next three to six months. As always,” though, Kaplan said, ’'I will go into the meeting with an open mind.”

Even if it doesn’t announce a policy shift this week, the Fed will likely provide additional guidance about its bond purchases. After its November meeting, it said it would keep buying bonds “over coming months.’' The minutes from that meeting said that most policymakers wanted to provide more specific guidance “fairly soon.” Analysts have interpreted that to likely mean this week’s meeting.

The Fed isn’t expected to tie its bond purchases to any specific level of inflation or unemployment but instead suggest a more general goal. Alexander said it could be as simple as stating that bond purchases will continue “until the recovery is well-advanced.”

The minutes of the November meeting also showed that the policy makers expect to start slowing their bond purchases before they begin raising interest rates, and economists foresee no Fed rate hikes until as late as 2024 or 2025..... 

That's when the Great Re$et is scheduled for completion as they give you "free" money until then so they can construct it, all while you are locked down further over a damnable lie.