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First they came for the socialists, and I did not speak out—because I was not a socialist.

Then they came for the trade unionists, and I did not speak out— because I was not a trade unionist.

Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out—because I was not a Jew.

Then they came for me—and there was no one left to speak for me. ~ Martin Niemöller

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First they came for the healthcare workers and I did not speak out - because I was not a healthcare worker.

Then, they came for the federal employees and I did not speak out - because I was not a federal employee.

Then, they came for the workers of companies larger than 100 people and I did not speak out - because I was not a worker of a company larger than 100 people.

Then, they came for me - and there was no one left to speak for me.

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First they came for the small business owners and I did not speak out -- because I was not a small business owner.

Then they came for the school teachers and I did not speak out -- because I was not a teacher.

Then they came for the the folks who needed an organ transplant and I did not speak out -- because I was not in need of an organ.

Then they came for me (and my children) -- and there was no one left to speak for us.

(But then things changed. And THEY rose up and roared and said ENOUGH.)

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Lisa H, from your lips to God’s ears.

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AMen

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once they come from the kids, there is no going back.

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FDA officials said I quote, we must give. The vaccination to children to see what happens end quote. Epock times has the article

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I was honored to help Dr. Yeadon translate the rabbinic court proceedings from Hebrew into English and German… the court ultimately ruled that vaccinating children shall be forbidden. Where is the news coverage for that? And what too of the Pope and other religious leadership? We must put pressure there

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There's no pope right now. There's a communist pretender trying to look like a pope, but it isn't working.

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Yes the Pope really ruined it for Catholics. How can a Catholic use religious exemption when the leader of the Church believes differently? Pressure is best felt through the donation basket, not saying dialogue isn't of value just sayin''....$$$ talks loudly.

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not that woke Pope. Ugh!

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Where did you find those Rabbis? What sects do they come from?

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Thank you Dagny!

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Thank you! I'd appreciate a link or pic to document that ruling if there's been any coverage that you know of

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Well they have already come for the kids. And I can tell you first hand, parents in West Los Angeles are excited to jab their kids.

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KellyMoses1, I understand, I’m in Seattle… my kids have given up sports to avoid ankle tracking bracelets. UW was the first college in the nation to mandate. Our friends have openly gloated at driving for hours to find open vaccine appointments in order to ‘save their kids lives.’ For us it’s a serious burden but a choice to abstain still exists, we can choose online schooling or home schooling etc. Though I don’t trust that these options will stick around much longer

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People have lost their minds.

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Save your children from a life of misery and move to where freedom of thought and individualism are respected. Or, buckle up and fight like hell for what is naturally yours.

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I know. It’s straight up insanity. And yes, in L.A., they are trying to invalidate home school. Scary.

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In San Diego there will be a ‘Vaccination Bus’ traveling around all the high schools, because the SD Unified School District has ‘mandated’ that all students over 16 must get The Jab, to stay in “in-person” learning, or to participate in school sponsored extracurricular activities… if not vaxxed students will have to do online learning/independent study. So might as well take your kid out now and homeschool, because what the School District’s ‘education option’ will be worse than any homeschool program could ever be!

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I wish the smart, unvaxxed teachers would get together and start their own school-homeschool. So that unvaxxed kids can still learn together and not be sequestered in their bedrooms all day. If the school district loses too much financially by the lack of students, they would think twice in this ridiculous mandate.

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My daughter, a mother of two grammar school kids in LA, withdrew them from the district school and is now home-schooling them. This is the now the trend there.

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Pam Popper (naturopath who has a daily video/email) said I think 4 million kids have left the schools & are now being home-schooled. Awesome start but we need numbers to be much higher. But I think this is just not a priority for most parents, sadly.

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That’s great. I can assure you it’s not a trend in West Los Angeles. I live here.

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My husband and I are both retired teachers, and all of our school-aged grandchildren have been and are being homeschooled. We couldn't be more grateful! While we certainly know many teachers who share our beliefs and values, the system, in general, is dominated by the teachers' unions. Unions never advocate for the true good of those whom they 'allegedly' represent. Those unions wield a large club (as in weapon) and are a mouthpiece and financial contributor to all things leftists... contrary voices be damned.

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Of course they are they are 100% invested in all of this nonsense Pacific Palisades Brentwood Westwood they’re all bad shit crazy that’s the home of shifty Adam Schiff

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Most of coastal CA is like that, except maybe Orange County! I traveled the CA coast in September from the south to the north. These coastal communities were way too paranoid, woke (like asleep) and bat crap nuts!

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Not 100%. But probably most of them are. Let's hope they're given the "Darwin Award" for their gullibility: early death, or at least severe lifelong disability.

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They were vaccinating kids down to age 12 without parental consent in 3 Alabama counties....

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😯

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When California made a whole host of vaccines mandatory fro schooling, I commented to my wife that adults were next, as B follows A.

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and you were right. However, in San Diego, we remain slightly more sensible than LA or SF. Can't go there anymore.

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They don't give up....The Most Vaccinated Country...near 100% adult compliance......Totally Brain Dead at this Point!!

https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1521786/Gibraltar-news-covid-cases-rise-Christmas-lockdown

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Click on link US and China. Created this nightmare NIH Justifies Giving Green Light To Researchers To Boost Viruses Before Flagging Experiments For Gain-Of-Function Review

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If the "Law Enforcement" who come for you do not get home safely at the end of their shift, this shit would stop REAL fast.

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"And how we burned in the camps later, thinking: What would things have been like if every Security operative, when he went out at night to make an arrest, had been uncertain whether he would return alive and had to say goodbye to his family? Or if, during periods of mass arrest, as for example in Leningrad, when they arrested a quarter of the entire city, people had not simply sat there in their lairs, paling with terror at every bang of the downstairs door and at every step on the staircase, but had understood that they had nothing left to lose and had boldly set up in the downstairs hall an ambush of half a dozen people with axes, hammers, pokers, or whatever else was at hand? After all, you knew ahead of time that those bluecaps were out at night for no good purpose. And you could be sure ahead of time that you’d be cracking the skull of a cutthroat. What about the Black Maria sitting out there on the street with one lonely chauffeur – what if it had been driven off or its tires spiked. The Organs [Soviet state institutions] would very quickly have suffered a shortage of officers and transport and, notwithstanding all of Stalin’s thirst, the cursed machine would have ground to a halt!

If…if… We didn’t love freedom enough. And even more – we had no awareness of the real situation. We spent ourselves in one unrestrained outburst in 1917, and then we hurried to submit. We submitted with pleasure! … We purely and simply deserved everything that happened afterward."

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, The Gulag Archipelago, Vol. 1

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Then they came for me. So I pied the corner and smoked their asses

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🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼

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"But he that shall scandalize one of these little ones that believe in me, it were better for him that a millstone should be hanged about his neck, and that he should be drowned in the depth of the sea." [Matthew 18:6]

"And whosoever shall scandalize one of these little ones that believe in me; it were better for him that a millstone were hanged around his neck, and he were cast into the sea." [Mark 9:41]

"It were better for him, that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he cast into the sea, than that he should scandalize one of these little ones." [Luke 17:2]

"See that you despise not one of these little ones: for I say to you, that their angels in heaven always see the face of my Father who is in heaven." [Matthew 18:10]

"For we know him that hath said: Vengeance belongeth to me, and I will repay. And again: The Lord shall judge his people." [Hebrews 10:30]

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Josh...your post makes my heart ache!! I am the healthcare worker and all of my young colleagues felt they had no choice, but to buckle to the tyranny to keep their jobs. I will find out this week if my exemption is granted, but it doesn't really matter...they have already taken the shots. Very powerful update to Niemoller's original. Thanks.

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But you don’t have to accept passports. We have to keep liberty and freedom.

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Pure mafia like coercion at play by the heavy hand of the Fed

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Evil.

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How true

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Healthcare workers almost killed me so I did not speak out. [I was too busy running...]

What is Life Like For the Vaccine-Injured?

https://joyce-bowen.blog/2020/11/22/what-is-life-like-for-the-vaccine-injured-2/

Federal employees and healthcare workers took out my babies in the 1970s and crippled me so I did not speak out. [I was too busy running and Congressional Representative Seth Moulton's email screenshots are in here:

What is Life Like For the Vaccine-Injured?

https://joyce-bowen.blog/2020/11/22/what-is-life-like-for-the-vaccine-injured-2/

I've been crippled for years and had to take care of my brain-damaged babies before that, so I've been a freelance investigative journalist working on my own without no company for decades...

What is that like?

What is an Investigative Journalist?

https://joyce-bowen.blog/2020/09/24/what-is-an-investigative-journalist/

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You are not alone I know of many who fighting to stop this evil that was unleashed and used by so called officials that only offer no solutions except do what your told and shut up. Their answer the only answer take the evil poison. Government Reaction what you see is only in your mind. Truth will prevail

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There are so many "Controlled Opposition" forces leading people down the wrong path. This serves to slow things down so the bad guys can get things done. And it's working...

People need to know the truth--all the shots were meant to harm from the beginning:

The Vaccination Programs that were Never about Vaccination. [Guess what they were for?] I do mean ALL of them

https://joyce-bowen.blog/2021/11/06/the-vaccination-programs-that-were-never-about-vaccination-guess-what-they-were-for/

The Vaccination Programs that were Never about Vaccination. [Guess what they were for?] I do mean ALL of them

https://joycebowen.substack.com/p/the-vaccination-programs-that-were

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Indeed!

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I won't follow that man. My babies were taken out in the 1970s. There are many of us who know the truth and have had our children killed and maimed:

The Vaccination Programs that were Never about Vaccination. [Guess what they were for?] I do mean ALL of them

https://joyce-bowen.blog/2021/11/06/the-vaccination-programs-that-were-never-about-vaccination-guess-what-they-were-for/

The Vaccination Programs that were Never about Vaccination. [Guess what they were for?] I do mean ALL of them

https://joycebowen.substack.com/p/the-vaccination-programs-that-were

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I don't know who to give credit for the following statements, but short and sweet and to the point: We are living through a TIDE OF MADNESS. TOTALITARIANISM GONE MAINSTREAM. Its very scary.

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The biggest perpetrator in all of this is the regime media.

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The media is not just derelict in its duties. It now exists to actively mislead the public.

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Or another way to put it, they have more fully embraced their role.

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And they all think if they go along nothing will happen to them but they’re wrong because they are nothing in the eyes of those who play them.

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Yes.

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There should be a class action lawsuit of the media companies for deliberately misleading the public

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They are just script reading puppets. Most have no idea what they are saying. Didn’t you see Anchorman for God sake?? 😜It’s exactly like that.

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This is true even for what used to be considered truly independent media. I'm thinking particularly of KPFA, the founding radio station of the Pacifica Radio network. KPFA used to be genuinely independent, and its intrepid journalists and commentators were not afraid to speak the brutal truth, no matter how scathingly critical it was of the regime of the time.

Today, KPFA and its affiliates are barely distinguishable from any of the NPR stations, which play the very same role that Pravda played in the Soviet Union: the official mouthpiece of the regime.

NPR = National Propaganda Radio. PBS = Public Brainwashing Service.

NPR disgusts me, but the metamorphosis of KPFA and its sister stations into official government mouthpieces is nauseating beyond description.

I supported KPFA financially in the past, but I vehemently refuse to do so now, given their total, abject, craven acceptance and endorsement of the government orthodoxy regarding everything having to do with covid and the "vaccines."

KPFA and its sister stations recently held their fall fund drive. It seemed to me that they're having more difficulty raising funds than they have in the past. I imagine this is in part because of the severe economic devastation the covid "pandemic" has wrought, but also because there are many people like me who are absolutely disgusted with KPFA's transmogrification into a government bullhorn, and who refuse to support them any longer because of this.

Good riddance! Better to have them dead and gone than a sickening, putrid travesty of what they originally were, and were intended to be for as long as they existed.

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Not just the media which is and has been owned by the globalists and did a good job of programming via idiot box and stupidafona. BUT ALL the politicians are also controlled by the globalists.

IF the ants dont unite and stand up against the grasshopper , it will be the end of life and ENTER SATAN and AMAGEDON

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Agreed

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Mockingbird

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Nomad - I agree the media is behaving hideously, but I think they are just following orders. It's SO creepy how they are given instructions on what to say that apparently are delivered to all the different stations. From somewhere. The WH maybe?

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I’m not sure we will ever know exactly whom is giving the orders. Am not convinced that it’s any of the known hyper billionaire trillionaires. Truly from the shadows.

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So many useful idiots at so many levels…it’s staggering.

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Follow the money, we are being led to serfdom.

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But we know who "their" stooges are. We know where "their" stooges work. We know where "their" stooges live. I think it's time we en masse paid "their" stooges a little visit.

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Soreass is standing in front of the cabal in order to protect the identity of those behind him.

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He must be close to 6 feet under isn't he by now?

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Maybe it's the Fallen Angels? The Deep State has always been on earth.

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Glenn Beck has been reporting on most of this for years. It was Agenda 21 at one point, different name, same psychos. Only a small percentage of the people believe it. There are those of us who pray for Revival, and at the same time stock up on TP and TVP. 🤦🏻‍♀️

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HOly heck. I'm numb after watching this. Well, first I was painfully, fearfully, and angrily sobbing, then I was numb, trying to find my words to reply.

ThAnk you, for sharing this!! Omgosh...this needs to be shared EVERYwhere and noW!! Most I knew, suspected, but seeing it aLL in one presentation, and with such honesty, such verifiable truth and power...WoW. Incredible work.

If thIS doesn't open the eyes of my blinded family, well...it better!!

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Thank you for posting this link.

It's staggering and frightening!

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Watched it…illuminating and depressing at the same time. Thanks

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Great video, thanks for posting. I watched something similar made by a group of Dutch mothers I think. I will share it.

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Oh my gosh, I just watched the video. Thank you for sharing. I will share it with others. We, united as one people, can win

Don't let them divide us with fear and hate.

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Just because the media reports/repeats a story…

must we believe it?

Just because others believe a report is true…must we believe it?

Wisdom and experience…

our weapons against propaganda.

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It matters not that those being locked up in Austria don't believe. If most do, we're screwed

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YES! Thats why the rest of us have to act now. It's time to stop being "nice" - we have to MAKE them listen, we have to MAKE THEM STOP.

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We need to be inherently skeptical of everything that the mainstream, corporate media says. Wisdom and experience are great, but continual skepticism is essential, too.

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I remember listening to The Daily podcast about five years ago regarding the Sinclair corporation. Shortly after President Trump came to office, by executive order, the restrictions were lifted on how many broadcast stations one corporation could on. I’m not quite sure I remember the numbers correctly, but it was some thing like from five or six Broadcast stations 235!

And now all of those broadcast stations around the country get their news, Word for Word, that every broadcaster must read and make sound like it’s their own. One centralized distribution center for all news run by the corporate office. When will we wake up? We no longer can believe what are news sources are telling us. They’re being manipulated.

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It’s the cathedral leading out of the universities. Decentralized. Look for tucker Carlson interview with Curtis yarvin. Incredibly insightful.

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Yes the media is owned by powerful entities...certainly being told what they must say and do. Not all media, but we know who they are and have now for quite some time!

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From their corporate owners, all owned by same companies

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The liberal media is made up of Democrats masquerading as reporters. They have only one purpose -- to keep the Democrats in control by any means possible.

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"Just following orders", to me, is a damning admission of guilt, not an excuse.

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They're not just following orders. For 'the media' includes, of course, thousands and thousands of employees - journalist, 'anchor men/women', editors, and all kinds I don't even know about.

they can't claim the front page and they perhaps would be too fearful of their jobs to not be anonymous.

But on social media, by emails, by posters, by graffiti, they could speak out.

But just like the doctors, they don't.

Just like the legal profession, they don't.

Just like the politicians supposedly on our side, they don't.

They must be convinced they are right.

Could it be we are all wrong?

But I'm/we're (?) not trying to hurt anyone or tell anyone what to do.

I just want you to leave me and mine alone.

You've got your protection against your 'fearsome enemy' - how can I be the one in the wrong, in error?

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Hannity is the most redundant news entertainer there is. The man is a true patriot though!

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I don't agree. Hannity is no better now than his old foil Alan Colmes was in the early 2000s. I despise Sean Hannity.

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Yup, Bill Gates is now on video this past week doing a little "CYA" for himself, saying mRNA shots have not worked as hoped , don't prevent infection or spread on Covid. Then he said we need to find something better. The damage is done,but don't blame us is what I think he is saying.

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Also, it pays to know as much as we can about the enemy 😉

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I couldn’t agree more and hopefully one day there will be trials. They should be the first ones tried

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You are so right. I’ll watch the media talking heads and I just can’t believe their lack of empathy. They are gleeful if one of the ‘anti-vaxxers gets CoVid. Very, very cruel.

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The corporate / mainstream media are all owned by the same evil powers that own the three branches of our government, and the governments of almost all the developed countries around the world. Stop thinking of them as having any independence. They're government mouthpieces, nothing more. The same is true for the theoretically more independent NPR (National Propaganda Radio) and PBS (Public Brainwashing Service.)

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Spot on

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Were repeating history, even though everyone swore that it would not happen after ww2, but it is happening and the masses are blinded with fear. Just because the unvaccinated arent jews noone can see that the situations are identical.

We cant see the endgoal clearly yet, bit this is all kinds of fucked.

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Tstuv - isn't it kind of interesting how people can't see the parallel? I am a teacher, and a goal is always for students to apply the logic and understanding they develop from studying one scenario to another scenario. And that is DIFFICULT for students. So I guess this, which seems SO OBVIOUS to us, is not easy for people in general.

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Yeah….this is nothing like the previous genocides…when division was promoted between opposing groups…nothing like it AT ALL. /sarc on

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Yup, Bill Gates is now on video this past week doing a little "CYA" for himself, saying mRNA shots have not worked as hoped , don't prevent infection or spread on Covid. Then he said we need to find something better. The damage is done,but don't blame us is what I think he is saying.

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And no one- I mean the fully injected around me - knows about the BG video nor do they care. They've got their boosters and all is well except that I am un-injected and thus pose a grave threat to them.

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That logic just floors me. I mean...really? Why did you get a vaccine, if not to protect from people who may be infected? (Of course, we all know by now that THEY are just as likely to infect the unvaxxed...but even that they will not try to comprehend.)

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Indeed. Why? Fully injected folks were fine being around me until July when "breakthrough cases" became a thing. Prior to that, the fully injected feared for my safety not being "vaccinated" but did not view me as a clear and present danger as they felt safe and protected, being previously sold on this false notion of 95% efficacy.

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There is a reason for that old saying that goes something like this: Those who don't learn history are doomed to repeat it."

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Its so true , from historical blunders to our own personal history… Kiss a frog and don’t learn you’re going to kiss a few more !! No offense frogs 🐸!

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my dad is a WWII vet.... he's seen the fascist tactics for what they are since the pandemic began. God bless 🇺🇸

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We SO need those brave souls with us now from the past who saw-felt-knew what we face first hand!

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God bless you, William!! I'm grinning ear to ear seeing you here, reading your comments... So happy to have you with us!! : )

My Dad just turned 82. I can't waiT to share your posts with him. I've been doing my best to educate him; even made him a 'Quick Reference Guide' as an aid. He loves it! Now I just have to get him to use it more, hahaha... Big Hugs and much appreciation for your service!! ❤️

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Welcome, William! So nice to have you here! I love to learn from those wiser.

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God Bless you!

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William! Proud to have you on this substack! Nice work on using substack! I still can't quite get my Dad here (he's 80 and generally good with learning new technology, but he still isn't on substack).

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It moves me that you are here. I have great admiration for the greatest generation, and sometimes wish I could have been part of it. Thank you for serving, and after the war no doubt contributing to the haven of abundance, safety, and goodwill I grew up with.

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It was men who said that. The ego of man is weakness is temptation of money, greed and power and has been around since the beginning.

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💕

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You were born almost a decade after WW1 ended. Did your father (or other relatives) fight, or die, in the war?

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Disobedience!

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https://cdn.substack.com/image/fetch/f_auto,q_auto:good,fl_progressive:steep/https%3A%2F%2Fbucketeer-e05bbc84-baa3-437e-9518-adb32be77984.s3.amazonaws.com%2Fpublic%2Fimages%2F55cb86f3-d384-407e-9476-6d10febd095b_1144x1200.jpeg

This is from the substack of boriquagato. He writes "Weird that I actually have to explain this, but taking things away from people until they agree to do what you say isn't giving them a 'choice'. It's punishing them until they concede to your demands. Normally we would call this type of behaviour as manipulation and abuse."

The New York Times published an opinion piece Sep 5, 2021 that really triggered me. The title was "Vaccine Mandates Protect Freedom." This piece was written by two officials of the A.C.L.U. They continue: "...vaccine mandates actually further civil liberties. They protect the most vulnerable among us, including people with disabilities and fragile immune systems, children too young to be vaccinated and communities of color hit hard by the disease."

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This line of reasoning angers me most. I have a child who has a medical exemption from continued vaccination because of an autoimmune condition - which developed post MMR vaccine. You'd think he'd be considered as one of those fragile kids to be "protected," no? but he is not welcome where NY is trying to enforce vax passports. It's all a sham to drive the mob.

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I am angered that the only way to get a medical exemption is after one has already been damaged by previous vaccination! Actually, all of the frail, fragile, citizens supposedly to be protected by vaccines would probably be the ones most likely to be harmed by them. This article makes the point about how powerful interests control the narrative: https://ijvtpr.com/index.php/IJVTPR/article/view/29/55

Controlling Definitions, Controlling Perceptions Cultural critic and communications scholar, Herbert Schiller took a dim view of theleading centers of power with their excessive, coercive, and manipulative tendencies in so-called democratic societies. He theorized that structures of social and economic inequity are maintained, in part, by elite control over definitions and unhampered access to powerful methods of information dissemination. Controlling the core narrative entails general control over its various keywords and concepts. “One of the most tested and effective means of keeping order in the ranks,” he observed, “comes from definitional control: the ability to explain, and circulate, the governors’ view of reality, local or global” (2000,p. 152).

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And part of the control is the very definition of vaccine, herd immunity, and pandemic have been recently changed by the CDC to support the fiction that vaccines are safe and effective.

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Exactly. Words matter! And it's clear that the volume of words coming at the average individual is such that one can barely keep one's head above the deluge- much less attend to the erosion of useful meaning all these words suffer.

It's a certain kind of madness that's been accelerated by the portable devices and the reliance on the abstract and necessarily fleeting contact that is cyberspace.

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An Unarmed Populous is easily led to Slaughter. Keep your Guns Close !!

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I am pro 2A but this is a bit of bravado. Our guns have not stopped tyranny from descending on us in America. We don't even have any large scale protests against any aspect of Covid 1984. Guns or not, the vast majority of Americans became sheeple long ago.

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Our country is being taken over without a shot being fired. We are being divided against ourselves from forces outside and inside our borders. This goes way beyond left vs. right. We are all being played and blaming each other. It’s part of the plan. A house divided cannot stand.

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Just don’t underestimate it’s all a Potemkin village. This all could be an Emperor has no clothes scenario.

I’m not arguing with what you are saying, I’m at a point where I don’t know what is going on anymore and I’m just admitting it. The “official” media are simply discredited to me, I don’t even listen or read. I’m open minded about what is happening and what I will need to do to take care of myself and my close family.

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I’m with you brother. It’s messed up. And I don’t trust a damn thing the media tells me …right or left.

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I gave up on the UK mainstream media, December 2020.

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Guns are a very last line of defense, if they come with the needles to our door or come to take us to the unjabbed camps

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That's unlikely to happen. There are 400,000,000 guns in the U.S., and, while so far not a shot has been fired in response to, say, the invasion at the Southern border, going door to door would be suicide. Any person, or group of people, going door to door to force vaccinations would be decimated within hours, regardless of how well armed they were.

They're going to starve us out. No food, no electricity, no medical help.

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If you wait for them to come to your door you won’t even get a shot off, they know what you have and will gas you, you’ll run out and get handcuffed then jabbed.

You must help the others they’re trying to jab before they get to you otherwise you won’t make a difference.

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Not sure I take your meaning, Just me. Have you thought this through? They come to your door, you have a gun, you threaten them, they go away. Or you shoot them. And that's the end of it? Most likely you will be made an example of on live TV; all over the news for days. The clear message will be "don't be a violent idiot like Just me". Do you have a plan B?

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The clear message might be "Just Me" was brave enough to stand up to the tyranny. We should also.

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What are you saying Bob? We should just give in?

My plan B is to leave, and go to an area where there are a lot of other like-minded people. My plan is not an "in the imagination" plan, like those people who think, in the case of major turmoil, they'll set up camp in the wilderness somewhere and live off the land. It's well thought-out and rehearsed.

My family is blessed that we have the resources to do it. Not everyone does.

What's YOUR plan, Bob? Just give up?

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I like your plan better. When they come to your door you'll be long gone. Not anti-gun at all. But planning to go out in a blaze of glory? I see similar comments every day it seems. I don't think it's the best idea. Giving up is not an option.

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No one is coming with the hypodermic needle. They will just hurt you economically until you give in. But as is mentioned here, some states have strong conservative governors and legislatures who will uphold individual freedom. I couldn't stay in one of the others.

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Know thy neighbor. Persuade if possible. There's strength in numbers. Let everyone know who has their back. Don't confide in just anyone. Discretion until secure with their patriotism. Plan B is a militia.

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The Second Amendment speaks of an armed militia. The Founders knew that one man with a musket was powerless, but a well armed militia...now that's power. It's why the populace has to keep all those "assault rifles" the Left hates.

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No.

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We have large scale protests about lockdowns and vaccine mandates all over. They are blacked out by mainstream media. Get better sources.

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Peaceful protests against anti-Vaxxers, racists and climate deniers 🤡

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Without guns we'd be just like Australia and New Zealand.

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This is no longer about ideology. The medicine hurts more than the disease. Virtue Signalling is great when done in small doses but if overdone at some point it turns into dementia.

The reality is there isn’t enough medicine, doctors, nurses etc for everyone, and the stratospheric pay difference between monopolists and doctors/workers means most of us aren’t even close to being able to bid for services… now comes the reality check.

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Jim - but I think the people that have kept some weapons are generally the same people that are not sheeple. With exceptions, of course, but it'd be an interesting study to do.

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Our American way is not to take our politics to the streets, but to use the power of the ballot box. The street demonstrations are the way of the banana republics to the south. One look at Portland, Seattle, Philadelphia, San Francisco is enough to convince me that the country is taking all its dysfunction to the streets. Our faith in elections though is in peril. No voter ID, bundles of ballots mailed in all from the same address, and such. We must act now to get control of elections and fraud. It is causing people to lose heart in our heritage of rule by the majority with respect for the minority.

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There was a woman on another thread who wouldn’t stand up against masks because she wanted to keep her veterinarian. People like that who will not accept ANY level of discomfort make statements like this mandatory because people like that got us here.

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in her defense...he might be the only way she will be able to get her hands on Ivermectin!

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LOL, good point!

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Well, she’ll give up her veterinarian when she’s forced to stay home for 3 months in lockdown 7 and is only allowed to look out the window 😂

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Well, you know, a good veterinarian is… priceless… more important than life itself…right?

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As it was then (i.e., National Socialist) as it is now, it is the socialist who are coming for everybody.

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Yet this time it's global socialists, and there doesn't appear to be a single independent nation, let alone an alliance, positioned to counter them.

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So tragically true.

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Idiots who think 'group think' is so novel. Pull head out of ass and think for yourselves! God speaks to those who ask and who will slow down and desire to hear.

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History books have things to say as well.

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Unfortunately, history books are written by the victors, not necessarily by the truth tellers.

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Also....the history books are frequently re-written. As we see now.

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Disobedience! Galvanize!

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I'm a Lou Dobbs fan. He spoke his mind elegantly and courageously, refusing to parrot the talking points given him by the corporate owners. He urged us all to say no to the demands of authoritarians such as school board members and high-handed bosses. He advised us to stand tall, not to go before autocrats asking, begging, for exemptions and favors---as "supplicants." Beautiful sentiment.

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You do that 'National Socialist' and 'Socialist' are not the same thing, right?

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"You will know them by their fruit." All socialists create death and destruction. There is no difference. They are all from the same totalitarian tree. So, play your little semantic games of putative intellectualism as the socialist comes to steal and kill and destroy.

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All you had to say was, 'I don't know what I'm talking about'.

But you're right, before you answered it was just an assumption I made...

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History is doomed to repeat. It's Human Nature.

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History is not human nature. History is what has happened in the past.

Who has the authority to define "human nature?"

Is "human nature" fixed in stone?

Might it be possible for human beings to evolve, first, as individuals, and second, as a species?

To speak more directly to your post, I suspect you meant to say this:

Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it.

I believe evil can never be vanquished. That doesn't mean “history repeats.” If anything, I'd say the forces of evil are stronger now than they’ve ever been in the history of humankind. Or if the forces themselves aren’t stronger, then the technology and the weaponry available to the forces of evil certainly are stronger, more terrifying, and more perverse than they’ve ever been. If there’s one thing our species seems to be guaranteed to do, it’s to create ever more evil weapons and technologies to use against others of our own species and against life itself: Gaia, Nature, Mother Earth.

But that's not a reason to not fight for the values we hold dear: truth, goodness, compassion, holiness, wholeness, Deus sive Natura. (God or Nature: Spinoza.) If we don't, we acquiesce to evil. And that's what evil wants us to do. To surrender.

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How are the forces of evil stronger? I don't think there are more evil people, or that the evil is greater. I think the strength is the "weapons" available to enforce control. Didn't Berenson quote someone saying, "You can't submit your way out of tyranny"?

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Yeah, I might say instead that the forces of freedom are weaker. The forces of critical thinking and reading comprehension are weaker.

It's not that people's evil is stronger; it's that people's weaknesses are stronger (paradoxically) and more prevalent.

That said, the evil inherent in the alphabet legacy media, and the tyrants who live there, is perhaps stronger than its ever been. They are the true cancer among us; they ought to be the first front in the inevitable second American revolution; without the alphabet legacy media's total unvarnished propagandizing for the Democrat Party, that Party would be at most a fringe element in American politics today.

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What are the alphabet legacy media? Do you mean CBS, NBC, ABC, etc.?

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ABCNBCCBSCNNMSNBCCNBCHLNWaPoNYTWSJ ad nauseam. And I'm sure I left a few out.

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Um...yeah, it is "fixed in stone." That's what the "nature" part of "human nature" means. Not literally fixed in stone, of course, but metaphorically, it's true.

PT Barnum summed it up (probably apocryphally) with "there's a sucker born every minute".

You wrote, "To speak more directly to your post, I suspect you meant to say this:

Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it."

No, I don't think that's true. Democrats aren't necessarily stupid; they know history. They don't care, they want to repeat it, because it will be with THEM in power. Their sole animating principle is the maintenance, acquisition, and expansion of power over other people's lives by *whatever* means necessary. They are totalitarians, big-L Liberalism is a totalitarian ideology.

They damn well know history; they just want to be the ones to repeat it.

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I think both the Democrats and the Republicans (as well as the minor political parties, e.g. the Libertarians, the Greens, the Democratic Socialists) are being used by other forces to enact a totalitarian system of government around the entire world. This is happening everywhere, with all the major countries in lockstep with the agenda. As long as we continue to believe that one of our political parties is good and the other is the bad, we're doomed. The parties are just fronts, like shell companies. We need to wake up and look at what's behind them. The powers that want to control the world want us to be at each others' throats. We don't stand a chance if we let them manipulate us.

Remember the slogan: Divide and conquer?

That said, I plan to leave the Democratic party. I haven't decided which party I'll join yet. It'll probably be the Republican party, so I can have a say in the primaries. I think there are a lot of people who have until now been Democrats and never thought they'd leave the party, not necessarily because they think it's so wonderful, but because of inertia.

A year or two ago I read an insightful, important book titled If We Can Keep It: How the Republic Collapsed and How It Might Be Saved, by Michael Tomasky. (The title refers to Ben Franklin's famous phrase to someone who had asked him what form of government the founders had devised: "A republic, if you can keep it.")

Tomasky has a dim view of the possibility the American republic can be saved. After reading the book and thinking about what he wrote, I have no hope whatsoever that it can be saved.

I'm a friend of anyone, regardless of political affiliation, who shares my desire for freedom, liberty (both personal and political), for bodily autonomy, personal privacy, and for every other right enumerated in our Constitution's Bill of Rights.

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Oh, I'm no fan of the GOP. But they're the Stupid Party. The Democrat Party is the Evil Party. The Republican Party is feckless and spineless and twofaced.

But the Democrat Party is the one with jackbooted thugs who will destroy you and your livelihood if you do not comply with their diktats. The Democrat Party is the one whose members drove 60 miles out of their way, passing dozens of other caterers who would've LOVED to cater their gay wedding, they drove 60 miles out of their way SOLELY for the purpose of destroying the Colorado baker/caterer who...who WOULD have made ALL the things they wanted, he just wouldn't/couldn't CATER the wedding. Just one example. Carrie Prejean, another example. The list is long.

And so their sole animating purpose - You Will Comply, Or Else - was put into play. THAT is what Democrats and Leftists do, it's not what the GOP does.

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Beautiful, on the nose.

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Poem I recall: "A planet does not explode of itself," said drily the Martian astronomer. "That they were able to do it is proof that highly intelligent beings must have been living there."

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Funny... or not so funny... We think we're so intelligent, but are we? We're intelligent enough to make our planet unlivable and to make life hell for each other.

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I mean what better way for population control if the jab doesn’t get them.

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Thank you for posting. That is very appropriate.

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First they came for the elderly, anf i spoke out, and nobody listened.

Then they came for the workers, and i spoke out, and nobody listened.

Then they came for the children, and finally people statted to notice...

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exactly! nobody listens.

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No one is allowed to listen because it gets censored, deplatformed.

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Right on the nose! We have been speaking out for MONTHS now. I think we are going to have to make them listen. I don't see any other way anymore.

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First they came for those who were not vaccinated and I said nothing because I had been vaccinated.

Then they came for those who didn't get the booster jab and I said nothing because I had gotten the booster jab.

Then they came for those who would not vaccinate their children and I said nothing because I did not have children.

Then they came for those who had not gotten the second booster shot and I said nothing because I had gotten the second booster.

Then they came for those who had not gotten the third booster shot and I had not gotten it due to the very bad reaction I had to the second booster shot.

They used me as an example as to what would happen to those who did not take the fourth booster shot.

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Then they came for whoever survived that wasn’t genuflecting and abjectly worshiping leftist narratives and agendas…

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Then I surrendered and finally took the third booster shot. Then they came for those who had not gotten the fourth booster shot. But I wasn't there because I died from an adverse reaction to the previous booster.

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First they came after the elderly and the unborn, because anyone of direct dependency is disgusting to have to accept as part of a species that the left has to live with…

Then they came after the Jews and Christians, because religion is verboten across the land…

Then they came after the heterosexual’s, because they don’t want people to reproduce…

Then they came after the whites, because blacks can’t be racist, because black hate matters is acceptable and should rule the land…

And finally, they came after the males, because as Adam Carolla wrote, by 2040, we’ll all be chicks anyway…

And other countries that still have men, they will crush this land with glee and relentless abandon…

Because in the end, leftists hate everybody, including themselves, it’s a sadomasochistic murder suicide that makes Jonestown look like a blip of a death experience…

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'Cowards never understand the actions of courageous men.' - Joe Mobley

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I saw Michael Flynn on Tucker Carlson the other day also warning about the leftist takeover and trespass on the Bill of Rights, the Constitution and existing laws. I forget if it was him or another interviewee who asked where are the Republicans standing up against this (obviously not the however many that voted for the so-called bipartisan infrastructure bill the House)? There seem to be only a few in Congress, and Ron DeSantis and a few other governors.

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They come for the Jewish people nearer the top of the list. History bears that out. Jews are the canary in the coal mine of hate and intolerance.

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This analogy cuts close to the bone given the high vax rate of Israelis and coming ADE

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It struck me that despite Israel's high priority for national defense, if the ideas about ADE and other vaccine issues are true, they have been very gullible to accept a possible Trojan Horse that bypasses their military defenses. Perhaps it has to do with the political influence of their own pharmaceutical industry.

https://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/features/featurepharma-in-israel-building-a-global-industry-4866023/

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It is kind of stunning that a people who narrowly escaped a holocaust could be signing up for a new one

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ADE? Where?

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ADE--Anti Defamation Expiration--everywhere.

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ADE?

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Antibody dependent enhancement

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^A weekly reminder to my adult children

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Game, set, match.

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Great quote…and the truth!

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Trending on Twitter right now is a story about some people in Kansas wearing yellow stars as a protest against vac mandates.

The sanctimony and self-unawareness of those critical of them is off the charts. No reflection at all that maybe they’re the baddies and maybe it’s a legitimate analogy. Nope, just, “How disrespectful to the actual Holocaust to compare it to our wonderful vaccines!”

The people who supported the nazis all thought they were the good guys, too.

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I've also considered wearing a yellow star to work as protest against discrimination of a minority --the unvaxd, of course-- based on some difference they have. Vax zealots have scapegoated the unvaxd as unclean, impure, diseased and treated them as less than human, and not worthy of basic services of society. If people can't see the analogy, they're either not smart enough to grasp it, or their cognitive dissonance is firmly implanted.

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