Republican Report: Covid-19 Leaked Out of Shoddily-Maintained Wuhan Lab in 2019 When They Botched a Ventilation-System Repair Job

Let's keep giving them money, so they can kill millions more people.

Damning Republican report into Wuhan lab claims COVID LEAKED out in September 2019 shortly after it tried to improve air safety and waste treatment systems

An addendum to a report being compiled by Republicans on the House Foreign Affairs committee adds further questions to the Wuhan lab leak theory

It says that months before the Covid-19 outbreak a Wuhan Institute facility sent out a request for bids for ventilation and waste management system renovations

The facilities were less than two years old, raising questions, the report says about how effective they were

The report also says traffic at local hospitals surged before the accepted start of the outbreak

It is part of a larger report due in September, in which Republicans on the committee seek prove the coronavirus escaped from a Chinese lab

The report also claims an earlier timeline for when the virus first began to spread, and that various measures were undertaken to cover it up


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Coronavirus first leaked from a laboratory in Wuhan in September 2019, shortly after the Chinese research facility tried to improve air safety and waste treatment systems, a damning report by Republicans has claimed.

The report also cited 'ample evidence' that scientists from the Wuhan Institute of Virology - aided by U.S. experts and Chinese and U.S. government funds - were working to modify coronaviruses to infect humans and such manipulation could be hidden.

Its authors cited a stream of open source information, including satellite imagery showing a surge in visitors to local hospitals, long before cases were reported emerging from a nearby market.

And it reports how scientific papers written by researchers prove the WIV was doing dangerous genetic modification research - so-called 'gain of function' experiments - in unsafe laboratories.

'As we continue to investigate the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic, I believe itís time to completely dismiss the wet market as the source of the outbreak,' said Rep. Mike McCaul, the top Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, as he released the report by the panel's GOP staff.

'Instead, as this report lays out, a preponderance of the evidence proves that all roads lead to the WIV.

'We know gain-of-function research was happening at the WIV and we know it was being done in unsafe conditions.'

Just last week, Fauci insisted that we must keep giving money to fund research at the Wuhan lab.

Dr. Anthony Fauci suggested that it would've been "negligent" for the National Institutes of Health not to fund bat coronavirus research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology and declined to commit not to collaborate with Chinese government scientists in the future, insisting that "we have always been careful."

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On Sunday, CNNís Jake Tapper referenced last week's back-and-forth between Paul and Fauci, noting the NIH has insisted the U.S. government-funded experiments proposed by the EcoHealth Alliance and the Wuhan lab did not meet the NIH's definition of gain-of-function research and asked if the United States should "collaborate" with such labs whose research critics consider risky.

Fauci defended the NIH's approval process and the funding of bat coronavirus research in Wuhan, saying it had been important to try to understand where SARS-CoV-1 originated, years before the current SARS-CoV-2 pandemic.

Fauci insisted[:] "It was very regulated. It was reviewed. It was given progress reports. It was published in the open literature. So, I think if you -- if you look at the ultimate back rationale, why that was started, it was almost as if you didn't pursue that research, you would be negligent because we were trying to find out how to prevent this from happening again."

You not only didn't prevent it -- you caused it.

On Sunday, Tapper pressed Fauci on whether he is still confident collaboration with China can continue after the Asian country's government has not allowed for transparency.

"Going forward, we are always going to be very, very careful. Go through all kinds of review, including the risk-benefit ratio. So, if your question... is looking forward, are we going to be very careful about the research that we do? Well, we have always been very careful," Fauci said. "And looking forward, we will continue to be very careful in what we do. And we are always willing to reexamine the criteria that are used when you do research, wherever you do them."

"Very very careful" = unleashing a manfuctured Frankenvirus, paid for by US taxpayer dollars, that kills 4.4 million people worldwide and locks down the planet.

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1 Shocker

Posted by: ... at August 02, 2021 12:21 PM (byF5j)

2 Boxed in

Posted by: rd at August 02, 2021 12:21 PM (Z32m1)

3 File this under no shit, Sherlock.

Posted by: Duke Lowell at August 02, 2021 12:21 PM (kTF2Z)

4 So are we sure it wasn't an errant bat then

Posted by: ... at August 02, 2021 12:21 PM (byF5j)

5 Laughable incompetence.

Posted by: Red Turban Someguy (z5Vrg) - The Republic is Already Dead at August 02, 2021 12:21 PM (z5Vrg)

6 I don't get these gray box jokes.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, hunting lycans with Kate Beckinsale at August 02, 2021 12:22 PM (LvTSG)

7 September 2019? I was really sick in November 2019.
Must have been the Fu.

Posted by: wth at August 02, 2021 12:22 PM (v0R5T)

8 Hopefully this will get coverage... Not holding my breath

Posted by: It's me donna at August 02, 2021 12:22 PM (Zmnko)

9 Incompetence and malice are a nasty combination in a public official. Fauchi must go.

Posted by: Guzalot at August 02, 2021 12:23 PM (prSvo)

10 "Very very careful" to only harm patriotic Americans, old wypipo, and other enemies of the state.

Posted by: sock_rat_eez (uQuhA) at August 02, 2021 12:23 PM (uQuhA)

11 I hear there are wet markets nearby. We should continue investigating those in case the Bioweapons Lab That Happens to Be In the Area Theory doesn't pan out.

Posted by: ... at August 02, 2021 12:23 PM (byF5j)

12 And light bringer / lucifer is having a huge bash. Here's to testing the vax theories at the beach house

Posted by: CN at August 02, 2021 12:23 PM (ONvIw)

13
Conspiracy theorists - 94
Experts - 0

Posted by: Moron Robbie - if you get vaccinated my vaccination will work gooder at August 02, 2021 12:23 PM (4OtGp)

14 The world loves to bash America. So how is the world not going berserk that the US paid for gain of function in this lab that unleashed it on the world?Seriously, where is the outcry

Posted by: steevy at August 02, 2021 12:23 PM (uUDKV)

15 I maintain that covid has killed no more than the flu, that covid deaths have been greatly exaggerated through shoddy testing and overenthusiastic reporting, and that covid did nothing to cause a single lockdown. That was our elite rulers who felt like shutting down the planet was a good idea because it would help them consolidate power.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, hunting lycans with Kate Beckinsale at August 02, 2021 12:23 PM (LvTSG)

16 Love what you've done with the place, ace.

Now leave it like this! Much better.

(will be "fixed" by the time I refresh the page ....)

Posted by: rhomboid (OTzUX) at August 02, 2021 12:24 PM (OTzUX)

17 The only thing we should be giving the Chicoms is out about to expire Nukes

Posted by: Nevergiveup at August 02, 2021 12:24 PM (GPwVZ)

18 Well, at least they'll be more careful next time.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero43) at August 02, 2021 12:24 PM (guGkK)

19 Hopefully this will get coverage...
Posted by: It's me donna at August 02, 2021 12:22 PM (Zmnko)

Yes. With duct tape an a pillow.

Posted by: ... at August 02, 2021 12:24 PM (byF5j)

20 Now we are all the gray man

Posted by: Dworkin Barimen - anarcho-tyranny? you're soaking in it! at August 02, 2021 12:24 PM (DXFDM)

21 [Feminist] Women's clothes are overpriced due to the patriarchy!
[Me]
As a guy I really don't care that your clothes are trendy as long as
they are well made and fit. So...do you really need more clothes?

[Feminist] If I don't wear trendy clothes the other women will judge me!
[Me] So...the patriarchy is other women? It all makes sense now.
[Feminist] REEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!

Posted by: 18-1 at August 02, 2021 12:24 PM (DpkTQ)

22 Everyone remember when you had it back in November 2019 or so?

Posted by: Moron Robbie - if you get vaccinated my vaccination will work gooder at August 02, 2021 12:25 PM (4OtGp)

23 We fix system good.
Main stem stop walue.

Posted by: Archer at August 02, 2021 12:25 PM (gmo/4)

24 Letting out a Frankenvirus was dishonest and negligent.
But not fessing up to it when it got out, and misrepresenting the virus to world leaders when asked was FREAKIN INTENTIONAL.

How many lives could have been saved if the Chicoms shared what they knew about the virus, including its ability (enhanced) to infect people, its virulence and doubtless work they'd already done on potential efficacious treatments.

The "origin" of the virus, bad as it is, still serves The Narrative by obscuring the most important issue of Chicom intentional coverup/post-outbreak deception that amounts to war crimes.

Posted by: Zek at August 02, 2021 12:25 PM (dEaub)

25 FIRST!!!!!

Posted by: Sponge - Saying Ashli Babbitt at August 02, 2021 12:25 PM (+sD5M)

26 Fauci should be hung.

Posted by: Minnfidel at August 02, 2021 12:25 PM (kI9rV)

27 September 2019? I was really sick in November 2019.
Must have been the Fu.
Posted by: wth at August 02, 2021 12:22 PM (v0R5T)


I was actually really sick in early September of 2019, but I think it was too early to have been WuFlu.

Posted by: Jordan61 at August 02, 2021 12:25 PM (TXrfZ)

28 YAY! GRAY!!!

We're greys, man....we're grays.

Posted by: Sponge - Saying Ashli Babbitt at August 02, 2021 12:25 PM (+sD5M)

29 Wasn't there Some World Wide Military Games in the Wuhan area in the Fall 2019?

I seem to remember it was reported they locked down the area to "Make it easier for the Military Teams to get around." Also a lot of people on the Canadian and other Teams got sick, and they took blood samples from them.

Supposedly some of those blood samples were tested in early 2020, and had Chinese Coronavirus COVID19 antibodies.

Posted by: rd at August 02, 2021 12:25 PM (Z32m1)

30 The protein spikes were noted by many labs looking exactly like other corona virus but were attached to a zoological looking virus itself.

It was known to be manmade in Nov or Dec of 2019.

Posted by: rhennigantx at August 02, 2021 12:25 PM (yrol0)

31 all the world is grey

and the leaves are brown,

and i'm shocked the gop had the balls to issue a report this direct against their paymasters...

Posted by: SturmToddler (8D42x) at August 02, 2021 12:25 PM (8D42x)

32 How may we help you today?

Posted by: Three Stooges Ventilation Co. at August 02, 2021 12:25 PM (9Fwwf)

33 Stands to reason since I firmly believe I had it November, 2019.

Posted by: Sponge - Saying Ashli Babbitt at August 02, 2021 12:26 PM (+sD5M)

34 I wonder if *all* the advantage of making people mask up is that people get so fed up/scared they don't go out at all?

Posted by: 18-1 at August 02, 2021 12:26 PM (DpkTQ)

35 If I can keep my comments in this box, they should be able to lockdown a virus.

Posted by: Guy Mohawk at August 02, 2021 12:26 PM (r+sAi)

36
I'mmmmmm the mannnnnnn... in the box.

Posted by: Zombie Layne Staley at August 02, 2021 12:26 PM (n+4am)

37 14 The world loves to bash America. So how is the world not going berserk that the US paid for gain of function in this lab that unleashed it on the world?Seriously, where is the outcry
Posted by: steevy at August 02, 2021 12:23 PM (uUDKV)

it wasn't "The US". It was malignant actors going against the Law.

But still, point taken.

Posted by: Warai-otoko at August 02, 2021 12:26 PM (/EuRN)

38 Fauxci should be staked to fire ant mound.

Posted by: Mr Aspirin Factory at August 02, 2021 12:26 PM (n6AlO)

39 >> it was almost as if you didn't pursue that research, you would be negligent because we were trying to find out how to prevent this from happening again."


Spoiler Alert: YOU FAILED -- and you were negligent is partnering with an enemy nation using a poorly secured lab.

Posted by: Lizzy at August 02, 2021 12:26 PM (bDqIh)

40 How could they botch a ventilation system? Just use a bandana and the viruses are caught dead.

Posted by: t-bird at August 02, 2021 12:26 PM (fFtVH)

41 >>Damning Republican report into Wuhan lab claims COVID LEAKED out in September 2019 shortly after it tried to improve air safety and waste treatment systems.

This is something we deduced a year ago. Apparently the people in charge have finally bought a clue.

More than likely this thing has been kicking around a lot longer than that.

With the poor information we have I would put the real date for when this was released to early 2019 and even maybe late 2018.

Who knows.

As has been said, the only thing that has been on the level is the virus itself.

Posted by: Thomas Bender at August 02, 2021 12:26 PM (y2uBB)

42 Just a few minor glitches that some more employee training will address.

Posted by: Furious George at August 02, 2021 12:26 PM (9vQJW)

43 My longstanding theory was that people started getting sick in Wuhan, the local gov't covered it up as best they could, until they couldn't anymore, at which point the Chicoms covered it up as best they could, while internally panicking because when they investigated the lab, as one would naturally do, they found a shitshow of incompetence and mismanagement. Meanwhile, western intel agencies are tracking the Chinese behavior, including sending in biohazard teams, and likely getting reports from inside the Chinese government that conflict with the public message. Hence why western governments freaked out.

Posted by: Colorado Alex in Exile at August 02, 2021 12:27 PM (jOcSX)

44 These are the same Chinese wo sold us baby formula with formaldehyde in it, right?

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero43) at August 02, 2021 12:27 PM (guGkK)

45 my guess is that china knew enough people in the world had seen the movie jack reacher and would see right through any attack on the untited states disguised as an attack on the world so they concocted this cover story to be able to blame it on an accidental leak so as to not unite the entire world against them

Posted by: sound awake at August 02, 2021 12:27 PM (YbEqD)

46 It says that months before the Covid-19 outbreak a Wuhan Institute facility sent out a request for bids for ventilation and waste management system renovations

The facilities were less than two years old, raising questions, the report says about how effective they were


Raising questions?

Have you been to WalMart? EVERYTHING made in China is crap...... Faulty construction should surprise NO ONE.

Posted by: Sponge - Saying Ashli Babbitt at August 02, 2021 12:27 PM (+sD5M)

47 >>The world loves to bash America. So how is the world not going berserk that the US paid for gain of function in this lab that unleashed it on the world?Seriously, where is the outcry


Good point.
It's almost as if the WEC globalists are OK with it because it accelerated their Great Rest program.

Posted by: Lizzy at August 02, 2021 12:27 PM (bDqIh)

48 Maybe Rand Paul can subpoena Fauci to appear again, and Fauci can lie again, and Paul can send another letter of referral to the DOJ.

Posted by: Ordinary American at August 02, 2021 12:27 PM (QGFQo)

49 The left CANNOT admit Wu Flu came from a Chinese lab for two reasons
1) Fauci, their Saint, paid for it, and if the truth came out would have to be hung.
2) We would have to respond to China by *at least* a permanent complete trade/travel embargo. And much of the left is paid by China.

Posted by: 18-1 at August 02, 2021 12:27 PM (DpkTQ)

50 Tami linked to a guy on the other thread, a Big Bambino who has a sign outside his restaurant in Huntingdon Beach, CA:
"Proof of being Unvaccinated Required to Come In"
There was a line down the sidewalk waiting to get into his place

Posted by: kallisto at August 02, 2021 12:28 PM (DJFLF)

51 I'm so tired of the GOP issuing "reports" and never doing jack shit about it.

Posted by: sniffybigtoe at August 02, 2021 12:28 PM (UuD2k)

52 Spoiler Alert: YOU FAILED -- and you were negligent is partnering with an enemy nation using a poorly secured lab.
Posted by: Lizzy at August 02, 2021 12:26 PM

I mean if you can't trust the Chinese, I mean look at the quality products they make. I mean they can't even make dog food that doesn't kill your pet, but yea. Let's partner with them.

Posted by: Minnfidel at August 02, 2021 12:28 PM (kI9rV)

53 Is this is the old shoddy workmanship excuse for the purposeful release? Only time will tell. Or not. Either way, the Chinese Communist Party and Fauci are responsible for any deaths for funding this frankenvirus.

Posted by: Guy Mohawk at August 02, 2021 12:28 PM (r+sAi)

54 44 beware of globally sourced...means China

Posted by: CN at August 02, 2021 12:28 PM (ONvIw)

55 Shorter Fauci: "I didn't do nuffin' and I'd do it again, you plebes."

Posted by: Meade Lux Lewis, Domestic Terrorist at August 02, 2021 12:28 PM (sWM8x)

56 I am going to Call my Local Ohio Rep and Senator and have them call for DeWine impeachment, he needs removed, he wants kids to wear masks.

Posted by: Patrick From Ohio at August 02, 2021 12:28 PM (dKiJG)

57 Are those high-tech ventilation super-experts busy? Because we've got an HTML problem here...

Posted by: t-bird at August 02, 2021 12:28 PM (fFtVH)

58 Wow, I doubt that Doktor Joey Mengele was as slippery, smarmy and slimy as Dr. Fauci - I am sure that talent was a lot of years in the making.

Posted by: Boswell at August 02, 2021 12:28 PM (5iUNf)

59 I thought the French actually built the Wuhan facility. Though they passed on a warning about it, probably that the safeguards in place were inadequate for what was being done there.

Posted by: steevy at August 02, 2021 12:29 PM (uUDKV)

60 Want to go on record that I don't believe the faulty ventilation system repair theory.

Posted by: ... at August 02, 2021 12:29 PM (byF5j)

61 Is this report a pounce, or a seize, or neither?

Posted by: Northernlurkerish at August 02, 2021 12:29 PM (cSyAR)

62 As we continue to investigate the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic, I believe it's time to completely dismiss the wet market as the source of the outbreak,
-----------
I'm still not eating bat soup.

Posted by: zmdavid at August 02, 2021 12:29 PM (xqRaG)

63 53 didn't Obama sign off on this on his way out the door?

Posted by: CN at August 02, 2021 12:29 PM (ONvIw)

64 The world loves to bash America. So how is the world not going berserk that the US paid for gain of function in this lab that unleashed it on the world?Seriously, where is the outcry

They love to bash Trump too and it would be super easy, barely an inconvenience to slam him over this. Happened on his watch, etc.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 02, 2021 12:29 PM (KZzsI)

65 "Republicans pounce on most probable source of Covid pandemic."

Posted by: CNN chyron scrolling at Gate 12, Concourse D at August 02, 2021 12:29 PM (p7r9F)

66 This might be the wrong attitude, but I no longer care about the "how," and I won't until later (if things go well).

We know this thing can from China and that it resulted from illicit research partially financed by us. That is enough to get started. The people on our side need to be thrown in prison forever, and then China needs to be brutally sanctioned economically until reparations are made.

Only once those things are underway will I care about the "how." If it was incompetence, then the sanctions, reparations and marginalization for a few generations will be enough. If it was deliberate, then China's capital cities and major infrastructure need to be destroyed. But that question doesn't really matter until the prerequisites are met.

They won't be met, though, so it will never really matter.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at August 02, 2021 12:29 PM (3p5uk)

67 I don't get these gray box jokes.
Posted by: TheJamesMadison, hunting lycans with Kate Beckinsale at August 02, 2021 12:22 PM (LvTSG)



They're mostly about Hillary!

Posted by: naturalfake at August 02, 2021 12:29 PM (Xo5lP)

68 "Proof of being Unvaccinated Required to Come In"
There was a line down the sidewalk waiting to get into his place
Posted by: kallisto


How does one prove they've not been stuck?

Posted by: rickb223 at August 02, 2021 12:29 PM (OCTRt)

69 Perhaps we could be saved from our long national NIH nightmare if it was discovered that Anthony Fauci has information on Hillary that could put her behind bars.

Posted by: 496 at August 02, 2021 12:29 PM (VJsqe)

70 a couple things:
Huntingdon jBeach CA was the site of massive anti-lockdown protests and non-compliance, so Tony Roman knows his audience.
I wish when he was being grilled by newspyrsyns, including Fredo, he'd have reminded them that data now tells us that the vaxxed are only marginally more protected than those unjabbed.

Posted by: kallisto at August 02, 2021 12:29 PM (DJFLF)

71 Fauci: "Going forward, we are always going to be very, very careful..."Yeah. I'm not there yet. You need to answer for causing all the deaths globally. Those directly from COVID, and those tangentially caused by COVID - poor medical care because of 'vid phobia, suicides, etc.I'm sure there are a lot of people out there who have a personal interest in Fauci suffering. Slowly.

Posted by: Our Country is Screwed at August 02, 2021 12:29 PM (N39Ws)

72 I never understood the logic of gain of function research anyway. We need to engineer bat viruses to be infectious to humans so we can prepare a vaccine in case we are successful.

Posted by: Ted Torgerson at August 02, 2021 12:29 PM (vN+oL)

Posted by: Marcel Marceau at August 02, 2021 12:29 PM (yQpMk)

74 Is there any interest in the GOP at any level in, you know, things that actually affect daily life? Like "lockdowns", and masks, and fake "mitigation"?

The origins of the virus are fascinating (well, not really) and all that. And irrelevant to what matters right now - returning to normal life, and debunking the fake science and quack public health vandalism that have destroyed so much.

Some commenter said last thread that the pathetic OH governor is making up idiotic nonsense about masks limiting transmission: why TF isn't *that* the focus of a an all-out attack on the junk science that is crippling the country?

It was known prior to March 2020 that "mitigation" was mostly make-believe, for a prevalent highly infectious virus - it's now been proven in a global test.

Idiots still talk about lockdowns or masks as some kind of response that makes any difference - that's absurd, it's not even debatable. Only thing any GOP or other nominal opposition should be talking about.

Posted by: rhomboid (OTzUX) at August 02, 2021 12:30 PM (OTzUX)

75 the fact that they isolated wuhan from the rest of china but not the world makes me believe it was a planned coordinated attack on the united states disguised as leak on the world just like in jack reacher - "make things messy now so theycdont get messy later"

Posted by: sound awake at August 02, 2021 12:30 PM (YbEqD)

76 51 Sort of like Horowitz..lol

Posted by: CN at August 02, 2021 12:30 PM (ONvIw)

77 51 I'm so tired of the GOP issuing "reports" and never doing jack shit about it.
Posted by: sniffybigtoe
__________

Donate to the GOP Take Back The Senate Fund, and I promise to hold hearings!

Posted by: Miss Lindsey at August 02, 2021 12:30 PM (9vQJW)

78 [Feminist] Women's clothes are overpriced due to the patriarchy!
[Me]
As a guy I really don't care that your clothes are trendy as long as
they are well made and fit. So...do you really need more clothes?

[Feminist] If I don't wear trendy clothes the other women will judge me!
[Me] So...the patriarchy is other women? It all makes sense now.
[Feminist] REEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!
Posted by: 18-1 at August 02, 2021 12:24 PM (DpkTQ)

When another Male was wearing the same clothing I was wearing, I took it as a compliment, not a freaking deadly insult.

Note that most important impressive events specify the exact clothing the men must wear? "Black Tie" "white Tie" "and Tails"

Posted by: rd at August 02, 2021 12:30 PM (Z32m1)

79 If Groundhog Day got a little worse each day, that would be America right now.

Posted by: Ordinary American at August 02, 2021 12:30 PM (QGFQo)

80
With the poor information we have I would put the real date for when this was released to early 2019 and even maybe late 2018.


IIRC the nominal first death in Europe from Wu Flu was some French fisherman who living in an obscure seaside village with no connections to China. In late Dec of 2019.

If that is true...the only way he gets it is if it was common in France by that time...


Posted by: 18-1 at August 02, 2021 12:30 PM (DpkTQ)

81 I have a question. If this research was so damn critical, why weren't we doing it HERE?

Posted by: Minnfidel at August 02, 2021 12:30 PM (kI9rV)

82 It was ventilator repair guy in the Cincinnati office.

Posted by: ... at August 02, 2021 12:30 PM (byF5j)

83 didn't Obama sign off on this on his way out the door?

Actually, Obama made the right call on this, banning this exact kind of funding. But they did it anyway.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 02, 2021 12:30 PM (KZzsI)

84 C'mon now, playing God isn't for the faint of heart.

Posted by: Dr Fauci at August 02, 2021 12:30 PM (MzKgG)

85 2) We would have to respond to China by *at least* a permanent complete trade/travel embargo. And much of the left is paid by China.
Posted by: 18-1 at August 02, 2021 12:27 PM (DpkTQ)

China's move here is to deny any involvement in the project. Hang it around Fauci and The US's neck. Hell, they're practically the victims in that scenario. Corrupt as hell foreign devils paying for illegal research in an honest Chinese lab filled with honest Chinese scientists?

It's kinda scary, really, that they could pull it off and it may not even be all that far from the truth...

Posted by: Warai-otoko at August 02, 2021 12:30 PM (/EuRN)

86 67 I don't get these gray box jokes.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, hunting lycans with Kate Beckinsale at August 02, 2021 12:22 PM (LvTSG)





They're mostly about Hillary!



Posted by: naturalfake at August 02, 2021 12:29 PM (Xo5lP)
Or Megan Rapinoe.

Posted by: Our Country is Screwed at August 02, 2021 12:31 PM (N39Ws)

87 I don't get these gray box jokes.
Posted by: TheJamesMadison, hunting lycans with Kate Beckinsale at August 02, 2021 12:22 PM (LvTSG)


They're mostly about Hillary!
Posted by: naturalfake


This is what a sous vide steak looks like in the bag.

Posted by: rickb223 at August 02, 2021 12:31 PM (OCTRt)

88 There is no reason for 'gain of function' research except for bioweapon creation. Period.

You don't modify existing viruses to do new things in an 'effort to combat viruses.'

It's all bullshit and WE were forced to PAY FOR OUR OWN DEMISE.

No, Dr. Fauci. I expect you to DIE, you miserable mutherfucker. - Goldfinger -ish

Posted by: Sponge - Saying Ashli Babbitt at August 02, 2021 12:31 PM (+sD5M)

89 And light bringer / lucifer is having a huge bash. Here's to testing the vax theories at the beach house
Posted by: CN at August 02, 2021 12:23 PM (ONvIw)
........

I heard there is going to be 200 "servants". lol
Feeding grapes to the ruling class.

Posted by: wth at August 02, 2021 12:31 PM (v0R5T)

90 81 I have a question. If this research was so damn critical, why weren't we doing it HERE?

Supposedly we are at two facilities according to Rand Paul.. One in Texas

Posted by: It's me donna at August 02, 2021 12:31 PM (Zmnko)

91 I mean, no shit. This was clear as day to anyone paying attention to...Jon Stewart.

Posted by: The Central Scrutinizer at August 02, 2021 12:31 PM (KbCG3)

92 81 I have a question. If this research was so damn critical, why weren't we doing it HERE?
Posted by: Minnfidel at August 02, 2021 12:30 PM (kI9rV)
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We outlawed it because lab leaks were deemed too likely.

Posted by: zmdavid at August 02, 2021 12:31 PM (xqRaG)

93 How does one prove they've not been stuck?

Posted by: rickb223 at August 02, 2021 12:29 PM (OCTRt)=

It's just a shot at the restaurateurs requiring proof of jab to gain entrance and be served. Tony knows that those guys are limiting their clientele and revenues, so he wants folks to know he's there to scoop up the Unclean. And serve them good food in the bargain.He wrote a lovely response to all the Karens who mobbed his Yelp account.

Posted by: kallisto at August 02, 2021 12:31 PM (DJFLF)

94 "I never understood the logic of gain of function research anyway. We need to engineer bat viruses to be infectious to humans so we can prepare a vaccine in case we are successful."

The logic is it's a way to do bioweapon research without technically violating the various treaties against bioweapons research. I'm sure DOD, etc was up to its eyeballs in this as well.

Posted by: Zek at August 02, 2021 12:31 PM (dEaub)

95 [Feminist] If I don't wear trendy clothes the other women will judge me!
[Me] So...the patriarchy is other women? It all makes sense now.
[Feminist] REEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!


Yeah. Guys do stupid crap to look good to other men (usually ending up in the hospital) and women do stupid crap to look good to other women. Rare are the people who don't care about that.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 02, 2021 12:32 PM (KZzsI)

96 Let's not bicker and argue about 'oo killed 4.2 million people.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero43) at August 02, 2021 12:32 PM (guGkK)

97 "Another white ring conspiracy theory!"

Posted by: ShainS at August 02, 2021 12:32 PM (WkTpz)

98 Want to go on record that I don't believe the faulty ventilation system repair theory.

Because every single virus they were engineering at the time would have been released? Yep.

Posted by: t-bird at August 02, 2021 12:32 PM (fFtVH)

99 Want to go on record that I don't believe the faulty ventilation system repair theory.
Posted by: ... at August 02, 2021 12:29 PM (byF5j)


You don't think propping all the doors open in a virus institute that's not very 'secure' would lead to anything bad?

I mean, they had to bring all the new equipment in somehow.

Posted by: Sponge - Saying Ashli Babbitt at August 02, 2021 12:32 PM (+sD5M)

100 It was known prior to March 2020 that "mitigation" was mostly make-believe, for a prevalent highly infectious virus - it's now been proven in a global test.

Idiots still talk about lockdowns or masks as some kind of response that makes any difference - that's absurd, it's not even debatable. Only thing any GOP or other nominal opposition should be talking about.
Posted by: rhomboid (OTzUX) at August 02, 2021 12:30 PM (OTzUX)
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Don't Stand There! DO Something! Look Busy!

Posted by: rd at August 02, 2021 12:32 PM (Z32m1)

101 83 "didn't Obama sign off on this on his way out the door?"

Actually, Obama made the right call on this, banning this exact kind of funding. But they did it anyway.
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 02, 2021 12:30 PM (KZzsI)

Something something uncontrollable bureaucracy.

Posted by: Red Turban Someguy (z5Vrg) - The Republic is Already Dead at August 02, 2021 12:32 PM (z5Vrg)

102 89 any scheduled human sacrifices?

Posted by: CN at August 02, 2021 12:32 PM (ONvIw)

103 I'm so tired of the GOP issuing "reports" and never doing jack shit about it.
Posted by: sniffybigtoe at August 02, 2021 12:28 PM (UuD2k)

Well, of course they are out of power now and can't really do anything. And back when they were in power it would have been counterproductive for them to try to do anything. And if they ever get back into power it would be too divisive for them to try to do anything. They're most comfortable where they are now.

Posted by: Emmett Milbarge at August 02, 2021 12:32 PM (VbI7r)

104 81 I have a question. If this research was so damn critical, why weren't we doing it HERE?

Posted by: Minnfidel at August 02, 2021 12:30 PM (kI9rV)

Do you one better. If this research is so critical in helping prevent tragic outcomes from nasty viruses -- explain to me like I'm a 3yr old -- where was all that expertise during COVID? All I've seen is cover-ups, navel gazing and pleas to keep the money rolling into labs like Wuhan.

Posted by: Our Country is Screwed at August 02, 2021 12:32 PM (N39Ws)

105 Given what happened, I wonder how grateful we should be that COVID is what was released, and not something much, much worse.

These government functions have alot of power and are run by idiots. Someone should do a systemic risk assessment of the threat world populations face due to pure government incompetence.

Posted by: Revenant at August 02, 2021 12:32 PM (qVRSW)

106 When another Male was wearing the same clothing I was wearing, I took it as a compliment, not a freaking deadly insult.

Posted by: rd


Guys point at each other and say "great taste!"

Posted by: rickb223 at August 02, 2021 12:33 PM (OCTRt)

107 And what are the GOP going to do about it? The same thing they are doing about a stolen election. I hate that we are where we are.

If I say what I want to do to Fauci, it would get me banned and probably get ace in trouble. I'm just going to flounce back out.

Posted by: Baron Munschausen at August 02, 2021 12:33 PM (C1NyB)

108 The left CANNOT admit Wu Flu came from a Chinese lab for two reasons
1) Fauci, their Saint, paid for it, and if the truth came out would have to be hung. ...
Posted by: 18-1 at August 02, 2021 12:27 PM (DpkTQ)
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Only if they are stupid and uncreative. That first item could be spun, depending on the talent of the spinner. How's this?

It was financed by Saint Fauci because this kind of research is essential, but it was banned by anti-science government agents beholden to their ephemeral agendas and partisan politicking business-as-usual. The real lesson is that the risks to which we exposed ourselves were unnecessary in fact, though necessary in practice due to the bumbling of non-scientific or anti-scientific non-expert policymakers. To avoid such problems in the future and better manage the risks of essential scientific activity, those activities need to occur outside of normal policymaking where non-experts can interfere with important technical matters they do not understand.

That ain't great, but that's good enough for a nucleus.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at August 02, 2021 12:33 PM (3p5uk)

109 Hey, we do ventilation!

Posted by: The Florida All-Girl Footbridge Engineering Team at August 02, 2021 12:33 PM (guGkK)

110 By the way don't you love how Fauci can lecture the unvaccinated or unmasked as "irresponsible"?

If that's not just a perfect snatch of government in action I don't know what is.

Posted by: ... at August 02, 2021 12:33 PM (byF5j)

111 "unleashing a manfuctured Frankenvirus, paid for by US taxpayer dollars,
that kills 4.4 million people worldwide and locks down the planet"


I think that would be considered a war crime in most contexts.

Posted by: jim (in Kalifornia) at August 02, 2021 12:33 PM (ynpvh)

112 Fire Fauci

Posted by: vmom stabby stabby stabby stabamillion at August 02, 2021 12:33 PM (oEn12)

113 >>"And looking forward, we will continue to be very careful in what we do. And we are always willing to reexamine the criteria that are used when you do research, wherever you do them."


A. You did not answer the quetion
B. How about updating the criteria to include "NO CHINA LABS?"

FFS, it inleashed a pandamic that is still triggering masks and lockdons 1.5+ years into it. This is no time to "re-examine" -- we need to have already shut it all down and considered IF ans WHEN when to restart, not simply tweaking your flippin', failed safety criteria.

Posted by: Lizzy at August 02, 2021 12:33 PM (bDqIh)

114 Ho Lee Fook

Posted by: Wuhan HVAC Repair at August 02, 2021 12:33 PM (v0R5T)

115 Something something uncontrollable bureaucracy.

Unelected, unfirable people in positions of power who feel as if they are untouchble gods. And who can blame them? It sure looks that way from the outside.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 02, 2021 12:34 PM (KZzsI)

116 If I could go back in time, I would have gotten Trump to shut down the NYC subways in April of last year.

Part of the problem we face is the left constantly harasses normies/the productive class in the name of whatever damn thing they are upset about.

It is high time we turn this back on them. And in all seriousness, if Wu Flu is worth lockdowns and mask mandates it is worth a little inconvenience for the asshole elite too.


Posted by: 18-1 at August 02, 2021 12:34 PM (DpkTQ)

117
I still think that the Chinese Lung AIDS was intentionally released by the fucking ChiComs, in order to facilitate a crackdown on Hong Kong, because the HK democracy protests were getting sporty enough that they were becoming a real threat to the regime (lots of western opinion on that score in the press at the time). Releasing it in Wuhan was the ChiComs being clever, as releasing it directly in HK would have been obvious.

Then, with typical ChiCom efficiency, they lost control of it. But silver lining: they saw an opportunity to fuck the rest of the world. That's why their story kept changing (It was the US! No, it came from Australia! It was Italy!), they didn't have an exploitation plan in place so they had to improvise.

Posted by: IllTemperedCur at August 02, 2021 12:34 PM (n+4am)

118 81 I have a question. If this research was so damn critical, why weren't we doing it HERE?

Supposedly we are at two facilities according to Rand Paul.. One in Texas
Posted by: It's me donna at August 02, 2021 12:31 PM

Good to know, not sure why in the hell we would trust the Chinese with anything. The only thing I trust them with is some sesame chicken and an egg roll.

Posted by: Minnfidel at August 02, 2021 12:34 PM (kI9rV)

119 have a question. If this research was so damn critical, why weren't we doing it HERE?

We were, in North Carolina.

It's important to create deadly viruses so that we know our safeguards work...oops.

Posted by: t-bird at August 02, 2021 12:34 PM (fFtVH)

120 Yeah, but what does the Democrat report say?

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at August 02, 2021 12:34 PM (63Dwl)

121 96 Let's not bicker and argue about 'oo killed 4.2 million people.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero43) at August 02, 2021 12:32 PM (guGkK)

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I can envision a future Mount Rushmore, featuring the visages of Mao, Stalin, Hitler, Pol Pot, and Fauci.

Posted by: ShainS at August 02, 2021 12:34 PM (WkTpz)

122 Well, of course they are out of power now and can't really do anything. And back when they were in power it would have been counterproductive for them to try to do anything. And if they ever get back into power it would be too divisive for them to try to do anything. They're most comfortable where they are now.
Posted by: Emmett Milbarge at August 02, 2021 12:32 PM (VbI7r)
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There are always enough stealth Democrats in the Republican party so even when they have power, they don't.

Posted by: zmdavid at August 02, 2021 12:34 PM (xqRaG)

123 Re Fauci:
Absolute power corrupts absolutely.
Especially if you're an absolute dick.

Posted by: Zek at August 02, 2021 12:34 PM (dEaub)

124 118 81 I have a question. If this research was so damn critical, why weren't we doing it HERE?


Supposedly we are at two facilities according to Rand Paul.. One in Texas

Posted by: It's me donna at August 02, 2021 12:31 PM


Good to know, not sure why in the hell we would trust the Chinese
with anything. The only thing I trust them with is some sesame chicken
and an egg roll.

Posted by: Minnfidel at August 02, 2021 12:34 PM (kI9rV)

That wasn't chicken...

Posted by: jim (in Kalifornia) at August 02, 2021 12:35 PM (ynpvh)

125 All the leaves are brown
and the comments are grey

Posted by: Mama Cass at August 02, 2021 12:35 PM (a3Q+t)

126 Actually, Obama made the right call on this, banning this exact kind of funding. But they did it anyway.
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 02, 2021 12:30 PM (KZzsI)

LOL just like Obama made the right call on not doing any illegal "unmasking" of Trump operatives.

Posted by: ... at August 02, 2021 12:35 PM (byF5j)

127 Who weeps for pangolins?

Posted by: G'rump928(c) at August 02, 2021 12:35 PM (yQpMk)

128 "I think that would be considered a war crime in most contexts."

I agree. So, who is more to blame, China or the USA?

Posted by: Polka dots and moon beams at August 02, 2021 12:35 PM (aAP3z)

129 When another Male was wearing the same clothing I was wearing, I took it as a compliment, not a freaking deadly insult.

Part of this is male psychology, and another part is the fact that guys have very limited, restricted range of clothing to wear, so you kind of have to end up looking pretty similar. Especially the more formal you get.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 02, 2021 12:35 PM (KZzsI)

130 Ivermectin question: is it true that if it's for intestinal.parasites, it should be taken on an empty stomach, but if it's meant to reach the bloodstream then it should be taken with a fatty meal?

Posted by: vmom stabby stabby stabby stabamillion at August 02, 2021 12:35 PM (oEn12)

131 Pay no attention to waiter in biohazard suit

Posted by: Wuhan Fortune Cookie at August 02, 2021 12:35 PM (dEaub)

132 59 I thought the French actually built the Wuhan facility. Though they passed on a warning about it, probably that the safeguards in place were inadequate for what was being done there.
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One report said the French walked out and cut all ties to the Wuhan lab because the Chinese were going their own way and ignoring the French scientists' concerns.

Posted by: Meade Lux Lewis, Domestic Terrorist at August 02, 2021 12:35 PM (sWM8x)

133 I have a question. If this research was so damn critical, why weren't we doing it HERE?
The same reason we were shipping plastic bags to recycle to China? It is a dangerous and horrible thing to do locally - but you don't have to think about it if it is half a world away.
Unfortunately for us though Wu Flu can travel across the ocean a lot faster then a plastic bag.

Posted by: 18-1 at August 02, 2021 12:36 PM (DpkTQ)

134 125 All the leaves are brown

and the comments are grey

Posted by: Mama Cass at August 02, 2021 12:35 PM (a3Q+t)

I came in for a while,On a summer's day...

Posted by: jim (in Kalifornia) at August 02, 2021 12:36 PM (ynpvh)

135 Re Fauci:
Absolute power corrupts absolutely.
Especially if you're an absolute dick.
Posted by: Zek at August 02, 2021 12:34 PM

You misspelled murderer.

Posted by: Minnfidel at August 02, 2021 12:36 PM (kI9rV)

136 Well lockdowns will give everyone lots of down time to ponder the origins of the virus, and the details of the funding and bureaucratic dynamics.

Enjoy.

Posted by: rhomboid (OTzUX) at August 02, 2021 12:36 PM (OTzUX)

137 128 "I think that would be considered a war crime in most contexts."

I agree. So, who is more to blame, China or the USA?

Trump!

Posted by: Your sycophant press at August 02, 2021 12:36 PM (Zmnko)

138 Also this whole nightmare would seem to illustrate that nobody in the IC has the China beat or it's on China's payroll.

I'm going with they're on the payroll.

Posted by: Thomas Bender at August 02, 2021 12:36 PM (y2uBB)

139 maintain that covid has killed no more than the flu, that covid deaths have been greatly exaggerated through shoddy testing and overenthusiastic reporting, and that covid did nothing to cause a single lockdown. That was our elite rulers who felt like shutting down the planet was a good idea because it would help them consolidate power.
Posted by: TheJamesMadison, hunting lycans with

I'm pretty much on the same page with the addition of stopping Trump. I can't convince my wife about the same death rate of 19 versus the annual flu deaths so I've stopped trying.

Posted by: Beartooth at August 02, 2021 12:36 PM (Mo2gk)

140 September 2019? I was really sick in November 2019.
Must have been the Fu.
Posted by: wth
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Did you almost cut your hair?

Must be because I had the flu for Christmas
And I'm not feelin' up to par

Posted by: CSN&Y at August 02, 2021 12:36 PM (830x5)

141 I think that would be considered a war crime in most contexts."

I agree. So, who is more to blame, China or the USA?
Posted by: Polka dots and moon beams at August 02, 2021 12:35 PM (aAP3z)


Yes.

Posted by: Mr Aspirin Factory at August 02, 2021 12:36 PM (n6AlO)

142 Not only was it gain of function, but it was a race specific bioweapon.
You only need to look at the low numbers for East Asians compared to Russia, Europe, North America, and even South America (European colonized)

Posted by: Widespread Pepe at August 02, 2021 12:36 PM (tRBkJ)

143 He who blames Trump dealt it

Posted by: Wuhan Fortune Cookie at August 02, 2021 12:36 PM (dEaub)

144
Guys point at each other and say "great taste!"
Posted by: rickb223 at August 02, 2021 12:33 PM (OCTRt)


Then look at everyone else and say "Didn't you get the memo? Loser!"

Posted by: Sponge - Saying Ashli Babbitt at August 02, 2021 12:36 PM (+sD5M)

145
Fixed it. I think...

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at August 02, 2021 12:37 PM (s2VJv)

146 Let's not bicker and argue about 'oo killed 4.2 million people.
Posted by: Cicero (@cicero43) at August 02, 2021 12:32 PM


This should be a happy occasion!

Let's go back to discussing AtC's yuge tracts of land and associated issues.

Posted by: RedMindBlueState at August 02, 2021 12:37 PM (m+jkK)

147 104 81 I have a question. If this research was so damn critical, why weren't we doing it HERE?

Posted by: Minnfidel at August 02, 2021 12:30 PM (kI9rV)

Do you one better. If this research is so critical in helping prevent tragic outcomes from nasty viruses -- explain to me like I'm a 3yr old -- where was all that expertise during COVID? All I've seen is cover-ups, navel gazing and pleas to keep the money rolling into labs like Wuhan.
Posted by: Our Country is Screwed at August 02, 2021 12:32 PM (N39Ws)

I'll do you one more better: if this research is so damn critical, beneficial and necessary, why is it so secretive?

Posted by: The Central Scrutinizer at August 02, 2021 12:37 PM (KbCG3)

148 There is so much back and forth "data" and outright scientific malice right now it is hard to know what is what anymore, but if you actually believe in the variant pandemic why would you do the same things that didn't work the first time?

Posted by: Guy Mohawk at August 02, 2021 12:37 PM (r+sAi)

149 >>Fauci: "Going forward, we are always going to be very, very careful..."Yeah. I'm not there yet. You need to answer for causing all the deaths globally.

Fauci is really good at being oily - got to give Dr. Creepy his due. He reminds me of the slickster street market guys, polishing up the aged apples, or oiling up those old dried out cucumbers...you're not buying what he's selling because, even though he looks real neat, he smells of sweaty nervous BO as he tries to over sell everything.

Posted by: Boswell at August 02, 2021 12:37 PM (5iUNf)

150 125 All the leaves are brown
and the comments are grey
Posted by: Mama Cass

aack
now that tune is stuck in my head!

Failifornia screaming

Posted by: vmom stabby stabby stabby stabamillion at August 02, 2021 12:37 PM (oEn12)

151
and i'm shocked the gop had the balls to issue a report this direct against their paymasters...
Posted by: SturmToddler (8D42x) at August 02, 2021 12:25 PM (8D42x)

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Their report has all the authority of a wet fart. If they were still in power, they'd never undertake any investigation in the first place, or would produce a report favorable to China and Democrats. They'll take the free camera time, safe in the knowledge that nothing will happen.

Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at August 02, 2021 12:37 PM (JN3xP)

152 Let's not bicker and argue about 'oo killed 4.2 million people.
Posted by: Cicero (@cicero43) at August 02, 2021 12:32 PM


Mistakes were made.
Some people did some things.
What difference, at this point, does it make?

Posted by: They call me Hillary! at August 02, 2021 12:37 PM (a3Q+t)

153 Is this is the old shoddy workmanship excuse for the purposeful release? Only time will tell. Or not. Either way, the Chinese Communist Party and Fauci are responsible for any deaths for funding this frankenvirus.
Posted by: Guy Mohawk

I stopped paying much attention to this post after "Republican Report:" Sorry, Ace, but I trust the GOP's investigative acumen and subsequent reportage about as much as I trust the FBI's.

This was no accident and that's all a buncha wool-pulling.

Posted by: Taqiyyologist, Rickrolled by Jesus at August 02, 2021 12:37 PM (OssQ4)

154 "I never understood the logic of gain of function research anyway. We need to engineer bat viruses to be infectious to humans so we can prepare a vaccine in case we are successful."

...

The argument, such as it is, is that we cannot prepare for new variants we haven't seen unless we create them ourselves. It's like running wargames against a stronger adversary so you don't get surprised by new tactics etc. in an actual battle.

The errors in their thinking are massive--they can't create new functions of course; they are only frankensteining current functions we already know about, and the chances of creating *the* virus that Nature was about to throw at you and having vaccines ready to are functionally zero. Oh, and the damn thing can get out.

Posted by: TexasDan at August 02, 2021 12:37 PM (yL25O)

155 Two points

If they wanted to upgrade their ventilation system, can that also indicate that they knew something was already "leaking?" Which would mean that people were already getting sick before September 2019?

Also, calling it a "Republican Report" gives the media an excuse NOT to take it seriously.

Posted by: JoeF. at August 02, 2021 12:38 PM (mR6Gs)

156
The virus was released accidentally, on purpose.

If it wasn't, I have to hand it to the friggin Deep State for improvising so quickly to use it to rig the election.

Posted by: J.J. Sefton at August 02, 2021 12:38 PM (s2VJv)

157 Yeah, but what does the Democrat report say?

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at August 02, 2021 12:34 PM (63Dwl)

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2,702 pages filled with "#OrangeManBad!"

Posted by: ShainS at August 02, 2021 12:38 PM (7Ba/9)

158 Fauci: we should send the Chinese, who hate our fucking guts, billions of dollars cuz reasons.

Republicans: That's preposterous. We should send them merely hundreds of millions. Be sane, man!

Posted by: MJ at August 02, 2021 12:38 PM (zwDuR)

159 The North Carolina and Texas labs had the ability to do this research but it was outlawed in the US. Fauci met with Klain in the WH situation room in a panic and shortly thereafter NIH approved subgrants through EcoHealth to Wuhan to do the research.

Or, so I believe I heard Sen Paul say.

Posted by: Huck Follywood at August 02, 2021 12:38 PM (NjLRw)

160 All the leaves are brown
and the comments are grey
Posted by: Mama Cass at August 02, 2021 12:35 PM (a3Q+t)

20 America hating lesbians lost
To Canada earlier todayyyy

Posted by: ... at August 02, 2021 12:38 PM (byF5j)

161 I'll do you one more better: if this research is so damn critical, beneficial and necessary, why is it so secretive?

Just imagine the horror if a bad actor got a hold of one of these viruses and released them on an unsuspecting population.

Again.

Posted by: Blanco Basura -(SchxB)- moronhorde.com. Not insurgents, counterrevolutionaries. at August 02, 2021 12:38 PM (SchxB)

162 We do laundry too.

Posted by: Wuhan HVAC Repair at August 02, 2021 12:38 PM (v0R5T)

163 >>By the way don't you love how Fauci can lecture the unvaccinated or unmasked as "irresponsible"?


Yes, reminds me of the inactive Gold King Mine in Colorado, whose owner they fined daily $10k or more, so that they could check to see if it was leaking into the Animas. Well, it wasn;t leaking -- until the EPA buldozed part of it, causing a massive leak, turning the river bright orange and poisoning water is several states. IIRC, EPA never paid out any lawsuits against them, nor did they even name, let alone fire, the Denver EPA employees involved in creating that environmental disaster.

Posted by: Lizzy at August 02, 2021 12:38 PM (bDqIh)

164 Want to go on record that I don't believe the faulty ventilation system repair theory.
Posted by: ... at August 02, 2021 12:29 PM (byF5j)
You don't think propping all the doors open in a virus institute that's not very 'secure' would lead to anything bad? I mean, they had to bring all the new equipment in somehow.
Posted by: Sponge - Saying Ashli Babbitt at August 02, 2021 12:32 PM (+sD5M)

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Did they order all new expensive equipment because they liked spending money? Or because the virus was already out and spreading? Maybe this was not the first escaped disease the Chinese had from Wuhan Institute of Virology and M iltary Bioweapons Research?

My personal theory is some underpaid and ignorant janitor smuggled out some test animals for sale, rather than disposing of them.

Posted by: rd at August 02, 2021 12:38 PM (Z32m1)

165 It is high time we turn this back on them. And in all seriousness, if Wu Flu is worth lockdowns and mask mandates it is worth a little inconvenience for the asshole elite too.


Posted by: 18-1 at August 02, 2021 12:34 PM (DpkTQ)


But it's my 60th birthday! I need to have hundreds of people partying it up!

Posted by: Former President Barry O at August 02, 2021 12:39 PM (Ez6QX)

166 Ancient Chinese secret!

Posted by: Minnfidel at August 02, 2021 12:39 PM (kI9rV)

167 There's no question it came from the Wuhan lab, the only question is whether it was accident or deliberate. My money is on accident and that this one was designed to be super easy to spread and catch, so it has had a more impressive impact.

If this "faulty ventilator" theory is accurate, it explains the extreme, over-the-top response by the Chinese we saw: something else more horrific got out, but didn't spread as easily and was contained.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 02, 2021 12:39 PM (KZzsI)

168 and i'm shocked the gop had the balls to issue a report this direct against their paymasters...

It seems more like an exoneration. "Stupid low-scale workers. Couldn't be helped!"

Posted by: t-bird at August 02, 2021 12:39 PM (fFtVH)

169 The argument, such as it is, is that we cannot prepare for new variants we haven't seen unless we create them ourselves.
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This argument is known colloquially as a "lie".

Posted by: ... at August 02, 2021 12:39 PM (byF5j)

170 Fauci is treading water. Somebody toss him a bowling ball.

Posted by: klaftern at August 02, 2021 12:39 PM (r4sI4)

171 The argument, such as it is, is that we cannot prepare for new variants we haven't seen unless we create them ourselves. It's like running wargames against a stronger adversary so you don't get surprised by new tactics etc. in an actual battle.


By the same logic the fire department will be best able to protect Cleveland from a fire if it burns Cleveland to the ground as a training exercise.

It all makes sense now.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero43) at August 02, 2021 12:39 PM (guGkK)

172 You want: Tasteful lesbian pron
You'll settle for: an all girl tickle fight
You'll get: Team USA bitching about how the patriarchy caused them to not get the gold.

Posted by: Obligatory at August 02, 2021 12:39 PM (DpkTQ)

173 and another part is the fact that guys have very limited, restricted range of clothing to wear, so you kind of have to end up looking pretty similar. Especially the more formal you get.
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 02, 2021 12:35 PM


Time for another look at codpieces?

Posted by: Duncanthrax at August 02, 2021 12:40 PM (a3Q+t)

174 How about trade embargo with Chiner?
Who's with me?
Yeeeeeeaaaaaaahhhhh...!

Posted by: Sen. Blutarsky at August 02, 2021 12:40 PM (dEaub)

175 156
The virus was released accidentally, on purpose.

If it wasn't, I have to hand it to the friggin Deep State for improvising so quickly to use it to rig the election.
Posted by: J.J. Sefton at August 02, 2021 12:38 PM (s2VJv)

The first time in history our government was able to accomplish something quickly and effectively.

Posted by: The Central Scrutinizer at August 02, 2021 12:40 PM (KbCG3)

176 "I never understood the logic of gain of function research anyway"

Remember the opening scenes in all those apocalypse movies where you yelled: "Oh come one, the government would never do something that stupid!"

This fixes that.


Posted by: Hoyt's Paid Turkish Provocateur at August 02, 2021 12:40 PM (49Exr)

177 Fauci funded his own bioweapons program in a shoddy Frankenstein lab, where the diseases being created were likely to escape.

Prison is barely good enough for that little shit.

Posted by: Huck Follywood at August 02, 2021 12:40 PM (NjLRw)

178 Fauci: "Going forward, we are always going to be very, very careful..."Yeah. I'm not there yet. You need to answer for causing all the deaths globally.

"Going Forward" sounds like managerial class gobblygook,

Posted by: JoeF. at August 02, 2021 12:40 PM (mR6Gs)

179 163 IIRC, EPA never paid out any lawsuits against them, nor did they even name, let alone fire, the Denver EPA employees involved in creating that environmental disaster.
Posted by: Lizzy
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Probably the same Denver EPA employees who kept crapping in the halls.

Posted by: Miss Lindsey at August 02, 2021 12:40 PM (9vQJW)

180 Step one: The world sues the US for 200 trillion dollars in damages.

Step two: Summary judgement goes against the US.

Step three: US files bankruptcy.

Step four: Profit!

Posted by: blake - semi lurker in marginal standing (2SdPm) at August 02, 2021 12:40 PM (2SdPm)

181 Time for another look at codpieces?

Second look at kilts?

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 02, 2021 12:41 PM (KZzsI)

182 Time for another look at codpieces?
Posted by: Duncanthrax at August 02, 2021 12:40 PM


The Black Russian. Always terrifies the clergy.

Posted by: RedMindBlueState at August 02, 2021 12:41 PM (m+jkK)

183
Dec 20th 2019 the wife and I both got it. She eventually wound up going to the Dr. three times trying to get relief. First time she got steroids, did nothing. Second time she got antibiotics, did nothing. Third time I told her to ask for a big ole' bag of albuterol, it got both of us over it. It took about three weeks to fully recover. No loss of smell or taste at that time. This past March 8th I got it again, felt like a mild hang over for about four days, no cough, a bit of fever, lost sense of smell and taste. I figure that second round I had is what's being called the "delta variant" Neither of us are vax'd, will not be vax'd either. Smell and taste are back to pretty much normal as of today.

Posted by: Swamp Rabbit at August 02, 2021 12:41 PM (K2SnJ)

184 Republican Report: Covid-19 Leaked Out of Shoddily-Maintained Wuhan Lab in 2019 When They Botched a Ventilation-System Repair Job
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Now this puts the cat squarely among the pigeons.

And it raises the obvious question: why are the Dems so defensive about this?

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at August 02, 2021 12:41 PM (fSRlj)

185 The Black Russian. Always terrifies the clergy.
Posted by: RedMindBlueState at August 02, 2021 12:41 PM (m+jkK)

Tia Maria is downright satanic.

Posted by: Warai-otoko at August 02, 2021 12:41 PM (/EuRN)

186 >>If this research is so critical in helping prevent tragic outcomes from nasty viruses -- explain to me like I'm a 3yr old -- where was all that expertise during COVID?


China deleted it/hid it.

Gee, great partner in research ya got there, Fauci!
Why did you not demand access to it ASAP to save lives and hasten the vaccines and consideration of other forms of treatment???

Posted by: Lizzy at August 02, 2021 12:41 PM (bDqIh)

187 The WIV? Nuke it from orbit just to be sure!

Posted by: pookysgirl hasn't actually watched that movie at August 02, 2021 12:41 PM (XKZwp)

188 Remember the opening scenes in all those apocalypse movies where you yelled: "Oh come one, the government would never do something that stupid!"

No, that was the only plausible and logical part of the zombie movies. I could totally buy the government would do that. The rest was idiotic, but the origins, sure.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 02, 2021 12:42 PM (KZzsI)

189 You don't think propping all the doors open in a virus institute that's not very 'secure' would lead to anything bad? I mean, they had to bring all the new equipment in somehow.
Posted by: Sponge - Saying Ashli Babbitt at August 02, 2021 12:32 PM (+sD5M)

It doesn't scan. Not the least of which because we should have known about this faulty hvac repair thingy much earlier. Should have seen rumblings about it last spring. An accident is an accident. It's not the kind of thing you find out about two years later.

Posted by: ... at August 02, 2021 12:42 PM (byF5j)

190 IIRC, EPA never paid out any lawsuits against them, nor did they even name, let alone fire, the Denver EPA employees involved in creating that environmental disaster.
Posted by: Lizzy

Probably the same Denver EPA employees who kept crapping in the halls.
Posted by: Miss Lindsey at August 02, 2021 12:40 PM (9vQJW)

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"alright, guys, this is Next Level. We're gonna take the biggest crap in the biggest hallway we ever crapped in! Now, see here..."

Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at August 02, 2021 12:42 PM (JN3xP)

191 This was no accident and that's all a buncha wool-pulling.
Posted by: Taqiyyologist, Rickrolled by Jesus at August 02, 2021 12:37 PM


Can't say either part of that is true.

Posted by: U.S. Women's Soccer Team at August 02, 2021 12:42 PM (a3Q+t)

192 Willowed: is Bill Maher not embarrassed by the obvious audience response to the "APPLAUSE" sign instead of his remarks?

Posted by: JM in Florida at August 02, 2021 12:43 PM (pmGnb)

193 , but if you actually believe in the variant pandemic why would you do the same things that didn't work the first time?

Posted by: Guy Mohawk at August 02, 2021 12:37 PM (r+sAi)



yes but now in addition to triple-masking and staying locked up at home, we will have Pfizer and Moderna Sooper Boosters every six weeks or so!!


WHWEEEEEEEEEEeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by: kallisto at August 02, 2021 12:43 PM (DJFLF)

194 Yes, reminds me of the inactive Gold King Mine in Colorado, whose owner they fined daily $10k or more, so that they could check to see if it was leaking into the Animas. Well, it wasn;t leaking -- until the EPA buldozed part of it, causing a massive leak, turning the river bright orange and poisoning water is several states. IIRC, EPA never paid out any lawsuits against them, nor did they even name, let alone fire, the Denver EPA employees involved in creating that environmental disaster.
Posted by: Lizzy at August 02, 2021 12:38 PM (bDqIh)
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If memory serves, the EPA was warned that if they did what they planned on doing, it would cause the disaster that wound up happening. And the EPA ignored the warnings.

Posted by: blake - semi lurker in marginal standing (2SdPm) at August 02, 2021 12:43 PM (2SdPm)

195 "The argument, such as it is, is that we cannot prepare for new variants we haven't seen unless we create them ourselves."

That's not logical. We can't predict where the enemy will strike, so we'll prepare for that by predicting where the enemy will strike...

Posted by: Hoyt's Paid Turkish Provocateur at August 02, 2021 12:43 PM (49Exr)

196 Fauci can eat a cup of drano too.

Posted by: Bosk who also misses the heck out of Jackstraw at August 02, 2021 12:43 PM (FgPjD)

197 84 . . . And it raises the obvious question: why are the Dems so defensive about this?
Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara
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You'd be defensive too since the Republicans are always pouncing and seizing.

Posted by: Furious George at August 02, 2021 12:43 PM (9vQJW)

198 ===============================
Did they order all new expensive equipment because they liked spending money? Or because the virus was already out and spreading? Maybe this was not the first escaped disease the Chinese had from Wuhan Institute of Virology and M iltary Bioweapons Research?

My personal theory is some underpaid and ignorant janitor smuggled out some test animals for sale, rather than disposing of them.
Posted by: rd at August 02, 2021 12:38 PM (Z32m1)


See: Bird Flu; Swine Flu; SARS; H1N1; Covid-19.......

I don't care if I repeated anything. EVERY fucking virus in the last 30 years has come from China.

Posted by: Sponge - Saying Ashli Babbitt at August 02, 2021 12:43 PM (+sD5M)

199 "I never understood the logic of gain of function research anyway. We need to engineer bat viruses to be infectious to humans so we can prepare a vaccine in case we are successful."

...

The argument, such as it is, is that we cannot prepare for new variants we haven't seen unless we create them ourselves. It's like running wargames against a stronger adversary so you don't get surprised by new tactics etc. in an actual battle.

The errors in their thinking are massive--they can't create new functions of course; they are only frankensteining current functions we already know about, and the chances of creating *the* virus that Nature was about to throw at you and having vaccines ready to are functionally zero. Oh, and the damn thing can get out.
Posted by: TexasDan at August 02, 2021 12:37 PM (yL25O)
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
This!

Maybe they just like playing God like a modern Doctor Frankenstein.

Posted by: rd at August 02, 2021 12:43 PM (Z32m1)

200 We tell night janitor not to put deadly virus in wastepaper basket but he no listen!

Posted by: The Wuhan Virus Institute Management Committee at August 02, 2021 12:43 PM (guGkK)

201 Apparently a dog got loose in the facility and ate the gaskets. It happens.

Posted by: ... at August 02, 2021 12:43 PM (byF5j)

202 September 2019? I was really sick in November 2019.
Must have been the Fu.
Posted by: wth

I went to the UGA-Notre Dame game (150k-ish poeple in Athens). I hooked up with and shacked up with a grad student with a "terrible cold" (cocaine) I met Friday night through Monday.
After a week I was running a fever of 105.2 and exhausted with cold like symptoms. It took me months to recover back to 100%. Joints hurt for 6 months. Migraines. I felt like I had a relapse in mono from 8th grade. Flu tests negative. Nothing worked.

Posted by: Widespread Pepe at August 02, 2021 12:44 PM (tRBkJ)

203 "I never understood the logic of gain of function research anyway"

It's like playing the lottery when there's a $2 jackpot.

Posted by: t-bird at August 02, 2021 12:44 PM (B2mhs)

204 Having been to China, I experienced all kinds of hairy things being done routinely, so this crap about the WIV does not surprise me in the least.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at August 02, 2021 12:44 PM (fSRlj)

205 188 "Remember the opening scenes in all those apocalypse movies where you yelled: "Oh come one, the government would never do something that stupid!""

No, that was the only plausible and logical part of the zombie movies. I could totally buy the government would do that. The rest was idiotic, but the origins, sure.
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 02, 2021 12:42 PM (KZzsI)

Agreed. I complained about the thermodynamics of modern zombies, not that the government might try to inoculate people against cancer using an engineered version of the common cold or something.

Posted by: Red Turban Someguy (z5Vrg) - The Republic is Already Dead at August 02, 2021 12:44 PM (z5Vrg)

206 "There's no question it came from the Wuhan lab, the only question is whether it was accident or deliberate"

Flogging a dead pony, but if it came from the Wuhan lab (which is now pretty established) and the Chicoms knew lots more about how infective and dangerous it was, as well as the particular risks Chinese travelers posed to the rest of the world, how is the manifestly INTENTIONAL coverup and lies post outbreak not ITSELF enough of a "deliberate" act that led to the death of hundreds of thousands?

Posted by: Sen. Blutarsky at August 02, 2021 12:44 PM (dEaub)

207 It is not the money we gave them as much as all the (virus and other) research, from what I can tell. China steals (with help by bribed criminals like Clintons/Biden) all research and development ... Huawei, nuclear missile guidance tech, fighter jets, as well as basic consumer products.

Posted by: illiniwek at August 02, 2021 12:44 PM (Cus5s)

208 It says that months before the Covid-19 outbreak a Wuhan Institute facility sent out a request for bids for ventilation and waste management system renovations

The facilities were less than two years old, raising questions, the report says about how effective they were

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The contract for building those facilities was awarded to an international consortium led by one Hunter Biden, including a 10% bonus clause for "The Big Guy."

Posted by: ShainS at August 02, 2021 12:44 PM (K+rMi)

209 On the other hand, if Republicans say it, it must be true. They have no reason to mislead us. They're the good guys.

Posted by: ... at August 02, 2021 12:44 PM (byF5j)

210 Second look at kilts?
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 02, 2021 12:41 PM (KZzsI)
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If you saw my skinny white shanks hanging out below a kilt, you'd be rethinking that idea in a hurry.

Posted by: blake - semi lurker in marginal standing (2SdPm) at August 02, 2021 12:44 PM (2SdPm)

211 Willowed: is Bill Maher not embarrassed by the obvious audience response to the "APPLAUSE" sign instead of his remarks?
I think it was Colbert that was doing a monologue when news broke that Trump had fired Comey.

The audience started cheering because at the time Comey was a bad, bad man for admitting Hillary had broken the law. He had to get them to stop and absorb the NEW talking point that Comey was a hero because Trump fired him.


Posted by: 18-1 at August 02, 2021 12:44 PM (DpkTQ)

212 If memory serves, the EPA was warned that if they did what they planned on doing, it would cause the disaster that wound up happening. And the EPA ignored the warnings.

I think they did it on purpose, because they were trying to get the mine and could not, so they wanted to create a disaster to fine them over and get lots of publicity.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 02, 2021 12:44 PM (KZzsI)

213 At least twice before the Chicoms have deliberately released contagions to evaluate their effectiveness. Until proven otherwise - we should assume a deliberate release.

Posted by: Jean at August 02, 2021 12:45 PM (U/0zO)

214 Ok can someone explain why Catholic school girls and Scottish sheep shaggers wear the same thing?

Posted by: Obligatory at August 02, 2021 12:45 PM (DpkTQ)

215 Guys point at each other and say "great taste!"
Posted by: rickb223
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Heh. At a function, a good friend came up to me and said, 'Gee, that's a nice looking tie'. He (politely) reached out and flipped it over to look at the label, discovering that it was a hand-stitched English silk tie. 'That's a nice tie' he said. 'Yes', I replied, 'I know.'

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at August 02, 2021 12:45 PM (WZ5i4)

216 Remember the vaping pneumonia around that time? Makes you think.

Posted by: Widespread Pepe at August 02, 2021 12:45 PM (tRBkJ)

217 >>There's no question it came from the Wuhan lab, the only question is whether it was accident or deliberate. My money is on accident and that this one was designed to be super easy to spread and catch, so it has had a more impressive impact.



The thing is -- it doesn't matter.
Once it was out of the lab China *deliberately* spread it across the globe. They shut down domestic flights from Wuhan, but not international. They bought up PPE in other countries while siezing PPE manufactored within China. They deleted the reasearch that could've been used by scientists to more quickly and easily understand what we were dealing with and blamed the virus on the US.

They weaponized the Hell out of it once it leaked, so who cares if it was initially a mistake?

Posted by: Lizzy at August 02, 2021 12:45 PM (bDqIh)

218 So, hospitalizations surged at that time.
The Wuhan lab puts out for bids to fix the ventilation months before.
Cell phone signals from the lab drop to zero months before the "official" outbreak.

Yet, thousands were banned from Twitter and Facebook for daring to say it was a leak from the lab.

As Greenwald said, Big Tech bans people for trying to tell the truth. Let that sink in.

Posted by: Mrm88 at August 02, 2021 12:45 PM (GNQKm)

219 Neither of us are vax'd, will not be vax'd either. Smell and taste are back to pretty much normal as of today.
Posted by: Swamp Rabbit at August 02, 2021 12:41 PM (K2SnJ)


according to one sttudy, antibodies from prior infection are seven times as effective as either of the jabs at preventing new infection

i don't bookmark everything so i can't link it but it should be easily searchable

Posted by: kallisto at August 02, 2021 12:45 PM (DJFLF)

220 "How do we know our bio-defenses work if we don't risk your lives and livelihoods?"

Posted by: t-bird at August 02, 2021 12:45 PM (B2mhs)

221 It's not the kind of thing you find out about two years later.
Posted by: ... at August 02, 2021 12:42 PM (byF5j)


It IS China, so.......

Posted by: Sponge - Saying Ashli Babbitt at August 02, 2021 12:46 PM (+sD5M)

222 If you saw my skinny white shanks hanging out below a kilt, you'd be rethinking that idea in a hurry.

I'm gonna go out on a limb here and suggest that Scotsmen weren't exactly the tannest dudes on earth in those kilts

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 02, 2021 12:46 PM (KZzsI)

223 Pro Tip: Never buy your virus research center ventilation system from a company called ACME.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero43) at August 02, 2021 12:46 PM (guGkK)

224 Serious question: is it realistic that the lab would have enough copies of the virus that you could expel it through a ventilation system into the wild over a city, and have an individual actually receive a big enough viral load to get sick?

Seems unrealistic to me, given dissipation and the huge volumes involved. Like if you wanted to weaponize this thing you would decide that method would never ever work.

Posted by: TexasDan at August 02, 2021 12:46 PM (yL25O)

225 197 84 . . . And it raises the obvious question: why are the Dems so defensive about this?
Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara
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You'd be defensive too since the Republicans are always pouncing and seizing.
Posted by: Furious George at August 02, 2021 12:43 PM (9vQJW)


I'll take Democrat complicity for $100,000, Alex.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at August 02, 2021 12:46 PM (fSRlj)

226 292 And that grad student was from...WUHAN LOL

Posted by: steevy at August 02, 2021 12:46 PM (uUDKV)

227 So, this is just the modified limited hang out. Admit what you have to, but keep the truth covered.

The truth is that it was a planned event, timed to influence an US presidential election, so they could have mail in voting and steal it.

But they have to keep the lid on that puppy and if they lose the midterms, they won't have as good a chance to cement a new narrative. So they're doing it now.

Posted by: Logic, Reason and Science, feeling dirty at August 02, 2021 12:46 PM (wGykN)

228 Deaths don't matter unless they can be used to one's advantage.

That's the lesson of what passes for "politics" today.

Posted by: Warai-otoko at August 02, 2021 12:46 PM (/EuRN)

229 It seems obvious you should assume a deliberate release unless the Chicoms can prove an accident.

Posted by: Huck Follywood at August 02, 2021 12:47 PM (MgzvS)

230 I also don't understand the logic of "it's safer to run our risky bioweapons lab in a 3rd world country that's a supply chain hub for the rest of the world".

Posted by: Hoyt's Paid Turkish Provocateur at August 02, 2021 12:47 PM (49Exr)

231 @217

>>They weaponized the Hell out of it once it leaked, so who cares if it was initially a mistake?


What she said.

Posted by: Thomas Bender at August 02, 2021 12:47 PM (y2uBB)

232 "Very very careful" = unleashing a manfuctured Frankenvirus, paid for by US taxpayer dollars, that kills 4.4 million people worldwide and locks down the planet.
Posted by: Ace at 01:20 PM

They weaponized the Hell out of it once it leaked, so who cares if it was initially a mistake?
Posted by: Lizzy at August 02, 2021 12:45 PM (bDqIh)

They intentionally made it go global by locking down internal travel while keeping international flights open. The Chinese Government is guilty of intentionally deploying an engineered virus against civilian populations. Crimes Against Humanity by definition.

Posted by: Cato, Post-Apocalyptic Scourge of the Seas at August 02, 2021 12:47 PM (Msrhc)

233 I have a question about the masks.

Have the masks hindered the ability of the Chinese people to spit on their own sidewalks?

Posted by: Furious George at August 02, 2021 12:47 PM (9vQJW)

234 Remember the vaping pneumonia around that time?

I actually contracted that along with a nasty case of the boogie-woogie blues.

Posted by: Cicero (@cicero43) at August 02, 2021 12:47 PM (guGkK)

235 In many countries in a few past ages, Fauci would be dangling from a tree or burning at a stake.

As it is he's a media darling making millions from his investments and keeping quiet for Big Pharma.

An Horatio Alger type American story!

Coming soon on Netflix.

Posted by: jakee308 at August 02, 2021 12:47 PM (wb4G5)

236 "They weaponized the Hell out of it once it leaked, so who cares if it was initially a mistake?"

Exactamundo Lizzy.
But to acknowledge this reality is to acknowledge an act of war.
Not saying we shouldn't, but just sayin.

Posted by: Zek at August 02, 2021 12:47 PM (dEaub)

237 Either way, accident or purposeful, its on them. And Fauci.

Posted by: Huck Follywood at August 02, 2021 12:47 PM (MgzvS)

238 I'm gonna go out on a limb here and suggest that Scotsmen weren't exactly the tannest dudes on earth in those kilts
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 02, 2021 12:46 PM (KZzsI)
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Heh.

Posted by: blake - semi lurker in marginal standing (2SdPm) at August 02, 2021 12:47 PM (2SdPm)

239 This pretty girl with long legs and high heels thinks that step 1 should be punishing China, and then determine the "how" behind the facts:
https://is.gd/SEeuSy

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at August 02, 2021 12:47 PM (3p5uk)

240 If you saw my skinny white shanks hanging out below a kilt, you'd be rethinking that idea in a hurry.
Posted by: blake - semi lurker in marginal standing (2SdPm) at August 02, 2021 12:44 PM


Chaps & a codpiece. Problem solved.

Except for color. Fawn, Ecru, Taupe, Mauve, or Periwinkle?

Posted by: Duncanthrax at August 02, 2021 12:48 PM (a3Q+t)

241 Posted by: Sponge - Saying Ashli Babbitt at August 02, 2021 12:43 PM (+sD5M)

Don't forget the Hong Kong Flu. And probably a dozen others.

Although the Spanish Influenza of 1918 did come from Central Kansas.

Maybe you have to somehow create a deadly world changing Pandemic as part of becoming the World Leading Superpower? /sarc

Posted by: rd at August 02, 2021 12:48 PM (Z32m1)

242 Serious question: is it realistic that the lab would have enough copies of the virus that you could expel it through a ventilation system into the wild over a city, and have an individual actually receive a big enough viral load to get sick?

Seems unrealistic to me, given dissipation and the huge volumes involved. Like if you wanted to weaponize this thing you would decide that method would never ever work.
==
There's never been a ventilation spread claim, let along a proven claim, like they grew legionella out of the air ducts in the philly case of legionarres disease.

Its a cover story. The deep state and china colluded to steal our election. Period. Full Stop.

Posted by: Logic, Reason and Science, feeling dirty at August 02, 2021 12:48 PM (wGykN)

243 LOL the Wife just fell asleep in a 3 hour conference call (federal) and no one noticed.

Posted by: Hoyt's Paid Turkish Provocateur at August 02, 2021 12:48 PM (49Exr)

244 Ok can someone explain why Catholic school girls and Scottish sheep shaggers wear the same thing?
Posted by: Obligatory

Sheep and nuns can hear a zipper from a mile away?

Posted by: Taqiyyologist, Rickrolled by Jesus at August 02, 2021 12:49 PM (OssQ4)

245 Serious question: is it realistic that the lab would have enough copies
of the virus that you could expel it through a ventilation system into
the wild over a city, and have an individual actually receive a big
enough viral load to get sick?

One possible answer to that...they were doing testing on human subjects, and filtered the air from the subject's cell back into the areas the researchers were in.

Posted by: 18-1 at August 02, 2021 12:49 PM (DpkTQ)

246 They weaponized the Hell out of it once it leaked, so who cares if it was initially a mistake?
Posted by: Lizzy at August 02, 2021 12:45 PM (bDqIh)

...

Yeah. This is like prosecuting Capone for tax evasion, but you go to court with the thing you can make stick. And your accusations check that box for sure.

Posted by: TexasDan at August 02, 2021 12:49 PM (yL25O)

247 Chaps & a codpiece. Problem solved.

Except for color. Fawn, Ecru, Taupe, Mauve, or Periwinkle?
Posted by: Duncanthrax at August 02, 2021 12:48 PM (a3Q+t)
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Chartreuse.

Posted by: blake - semi lurker in marginal standing (2SdPm) at August 02, 2021 12:49 PM (2SdPm)

248 "They" were pulling dead animals out of the trash. Bats and Pangolins and whatever else gave up the ghost and would fit in a wok. Off to the market to trade what you won't eat for something you will.

Posted by: klaftern at August 02, 2021 12:49 PM (r4sI4)

249 Who knows what our feckless government will do now?

God I miss President Trump.

Posted by: Zek at August 02, 2021 12:49 PM (dEaub)

250 So Fauci did nothing wrong, and because he did nothing wrong, nothing will change, have I got that right?

Look, this guy is older than dirt, why not just show him the door? Even if we find the NIH had nothing to do with it, his total lack of curiosity regarding where the virus came from is troubling.

Posted by: Inspector kemp at August 02, 2021 12:50 PM (Szvj6)

251 Duncanthrax at August 02, 2021 12:48 PM (a3Q+t)

I'm a fan of all of the above, except for Mauve

Posted by: kallisto at August 02, 2021 12:50 PM (DJFLF)

252 216 Remember the vaping pneumonia around that time? Makes you think.
Posted by: Widespread Pepe at August 02, 2021 12:45 PM

Wasn't that hitting young people - the demographic that doesn't get hit by WuFlu? Unless it was more than WuFlu that leaked out...

Posted by: J. Frank Parnell at August 02, 2021 12:50 PM (O6DoG)

253 Rand Paul claims that GOF research continues, funded by US Taxpayers, not only at Wuhan, but in Galveston and another facility in NC. They simply will not stop.

Posted by: ErikInTexas at August 02, 2021 12:50 PM (M9SBl)

254 Although the Spanish Influenza of 1918 did come from Central Kansas.
The argument it came from China seems persuasive to me.

China had an outbreak of a very similiar disease the year (their doctors thought it was the same) before Europe/US and Europe brought in Chinese laborers

Posted by: 18-1 at August 02, 2021 12:50 PM (DpkTQ)

255 Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 02, 2021 12:46 PM (KZzsI)

You know some other piece of clothing the Scott's are known for?

Knee high socks.

Posted by: jakee308 at August 02, 2021 12:50 PM (wb4G5)

256 One possible answer to that...they were doing testing on human subjects, and filtered the air from the subject's cell back into the areas the researchers were in.
Posted by: 18-1 at August 02, 2021 12:49 PM (DpkTQ)

...

So it's not necessarily an external exhaust ventilation problem, but a smaller internal one. Some hood that was supposed to duct to the outside was hooked up to the break room?

Posted by: TexasDan at August 02, 2021 12:50 PM (yL25O)

257 I'm sure some middle management CDC guy in the Cincinatti field office will catch hell for this.

Posted by: Zek at August 02, 2021 12:50 PM (dEaub)

258 In the cold calculus of math, killing 4.4 million nobodies out of 7 billion to seize control of the planet seems to be a good cost-benefit ratio for the nascent tyrants.

Posted by: Anna Puma at August 02, 2021 12:51 PM (OhPRf)

259 I still say we are gonna have rolling lockdowns for the next 3 years, they already have names for the next few variants. I think Iota is next. China will benefit greatly from a crippled USA.

Posted by: Guy Mohawk at August 02, 2021 12:52 PM (r+sAi)

260 >If memory serves, the EPA was warned that if they did what they planned on doing, it would cause the disaster that wound up happening. And the EPA ignored the warnings.
Posted by: blake - semi lurker in marginal standing (2SdPm) at August 02, 2021 12:43 PM (2SdPm)

so Ghostbusters IRL

Posted by: Dworkin Barimen - anarcho-tyranny? you're soaking in it! at August 02, 2021 12:52 PM (DXFDM)

261 255 Got to have something to hide the sgian dubh in...

Posted by: steevy at August 02, 2021 12:52 PM (uUDKV)

262 so if this was an accident, wouldn't it be like Chernobyl but ten or one hundred times?

Posted by: Quint at August 02, 2021 12:52 PM (ZS6f0)

263 258 In the cold calculus of math, killing 4.4 million nobodies out of 7 billion to seize control of the planet seems to be a good cost-benefit ratio for the nascent tyrants.
Posted by: Anna Puma at August 02, 2021 12:51 PM (OhPRf)

Barely an inconvenience.

Posted by: sniffybigtoe at August 02, 2021 12:52 PM (Y5qcH)

264 Remember the Soviets vented anthrax laced air outside. Contaminated the whole countryside.

Posted by: Anna Puma at August 02, 2021 12:52 PM (OhPRf)

265 >>But to acknowledge this reality is to acknowledge an act of war.
Not saying we shouldn't, but just sayin.


Yes. And all those Democrats, the media, universities, Wall Street, etc. getting $$$ from China want no part of chargring their sugar daddy wit waging war on the rest of the world.

Posted by: Lizzy at August 02, 2021 12:52 PM (bDqIh)

266 Look, this guy is older than dirt, why not just show him the door?
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The door to Old Sparky maybe.

Posted by: Huck Follywood at August 02, 2021 12:52 PM (MgzvS)

267 252 216 Remember the vaping pneumonia around that time? Makes you think.
Posted by: Widespread Pepe at August 02, 2021 12:45 PM

Wasn't that hitting young people - the demographic that doesn't get hit by WuFlu? Unless it was more than WuFlu that leaked out...
Posted by: J. Frank Parnell at August 02, 2021 12:50 PM (O6DoG)

Thought that was pretty straightfoward, people mixing and vaping stuff that they weren't supposed to be vaping.

Posted by: Red Turban Someguy (z5Vrg) - The Republic is Already Dead at August 02, 2021 12:52 PM (z5Vrg)

268 lthough the Spanish Influenza of 1918 did come from Central Kansas.

Here's a 2014 Nat Geo article that says it originated in...China:

https://on.natgeo.com/3C9Zkzi

Posted by: t-bird at August 02, 2021 12:52 PM (/2aWP)

269 So Fauci did nothing wrong, and because he did nothing wrong, nothing will change, have I got that right?

Look, this guy is older than dirt, why not just show him the door? Even if we find the NIH had nothing to do with it, his total lack of curiosity regarding where the virus came from is troubling.
Posted by: Inspector kemp at August 02, 2021 12:50 PM (Szvj6)


He helped fund it. He know what they were doing. He knew the ramifications should it be released. He said nothing. He's culpable and should be punished accordingly. He's guilty as China for crimes against humanity.

The fact that the rest of the world is standing silent and only punish their citizens speaks VOLUMES to me. They're ALL corrupt and beholden to China in the hopes they'll be part of the power structure in the "new world." They'll only be enslaved or killed later, because they're fucking stupid and greedy.

Posted by: Sponge - Saying Ashli Babbitt at August 02, 2021 12:52 PM (+sD5M)

270 250 . . . Look, this guy is older than dirt, why not just show him the door?
Posted by: Inspector kemp
__________

If by showing him the door you mean like how Pinochet helped show people a particular kind of door, I'm OK with this.

Posted by: Furious George at August 02, 2021 12:52 PM (9vQJW)

271 In the cold calculus of math, killing 4.4 million nobodies out of 7 billion to seize control of the planet seems to be a good cost-benefit ratio for the nascent tyrants.
Posted by: Anna Puma at August 02, 2021 12:51 PM (OhPRf)


That's what I say!

Posted by: Andrew Cuomo at August 02, 2021 12:52 PM (guGkK)

272 Repairs? You mean the duct tape didn't hold?

Posted by: Mookie at August 02, 2021 12:53 PM (u+Y3T)

273 "can someone explain why Catholic school girls and Scottish sheep shaggers wear the same thing?"

One is the Final Form of the other.

Posted by: Hoyt's Paid Turkish Provocateur at August 02, 2021 12:53 PM (49Exr)

274 Scotland can be cold, damp and miserable; why would the Scots voluntarily wear kilts?

Posted by: Archer at August 02, 2021 12:53 PM (gmo/4)

275 LOL the Wife just fell asleep in a 3 hour conference call (federal) and no one noticed.
Posted by: Hoyt's Paid Turkish Provocateur at August 02, 2021 12:48 PM (49Exr)
.........

Was she snoring?

Posted by: wth at August 02, 2021 12:53 PM (v0R5T)

276 >>In the cold calculus of math, killing 4.4 million nobodies out of 7 billion to seize control of the planet seems to be a good cost-benefit ratio for the nascent tyrants.


The way the WEC talks, they'd probably think an even bigger body count would be better for the planet, amirite?

Posted by: Lizzy at August 02, 2021 12:53 PM (bDqIh)

277 The medical and scientific community has a 5000 year history of doing horrific stuff in the name of research and trying new things, its not exactly surprising they did it again. I mean just in the last 100 years you had Thalidomide, Tuskegee Syphilis Study, Elixir of Sulfanilamide, Cuban Yellow Fever Board, Mengele's experiments, and dozens of other scandals and tragedies involving medical experimentation and exploitation.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 02, 2021 12:53 PM (KZzsI)

278 In the cold calculus of math, killing 4.4 million nobodies out of 7 billion to seize control of the planet seems to be a good cost-benefit ratio for the nascent tyrants.

--------

Yes

Posted by: Mao Tse-Tung at August 02, 2021 12:54 PM (MgzvS)

279 274 Scotland can be cold, damp and miserable; why would the Scots voluntarily wear kilts?
Posted by: Archer at August 02, 2021 12:53 PM (gmo/4)

Why do billions of Asians eat with 2 stupid sticks? Nobody knows.

Posted by: sniffybigtoe at August 02, 2021 12:54 PM (Y5qcH)

280 277 The medical and scientific community has a 5000 year history of doing horrific stuff in the name of research and trying new things, its not exactly surprising they did it again. I mean just in the last 100 years you had Thalidomide, Tuskegee Syphilis Study, Elixir of Sulfanilamide, Cuban Yellow Fever Board, Mengele's experiments, and dozens of other scandals and tragedies involving medical experimentation and exploitation.
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 02, 2021 12:53 PM (KZzsI)

Lobotomies.

Posted by: Red Turban Someguy (z5Vrg) - The Republic is Already Dead at August 02, 2021 12:54 PM (z5Vrg)

281 They should have been using Military-Grade Duct Tape.

Posted by: Taqiyyologist, Rickrolled by Jesus at August 02, 2021 12:55 PM (OssQ4)

282 The China caused the the Spanish Influenza theory if it is the one about Chinese coolies working on the Canadian railway during the Great War was long on supposition and very short on any facts.

Posted by: Anna Puma at August 02, 2021 12:55 PM (OhPRf)

283 LOL the Wife just fell asleep in a 3 hour conference call (federal) and no one noticed.
Posted by: Hoyt's Paid Turkish Provocateur at August 02, 2021 12:48 PM (49Exr)

Yeah like she is the only what has done that...LOL

Posted by: Nevergiveup at August 02, 2021 12:55 PM (GPwVZ)

284 In the cold calculus of math, killing 4.4 million nobodies out of 7 billion to seize control of the planet seems to be a good cost-benefit ratio for the nascent tyrants.

--------

Yes
Posted by: Mao Tse-Tung
====
power grows out of the barrel of a needle

Posted by: Mao Tse-Fauci at August 02, 2021 12:55 PM (wGykN)

285 I still say we are gonna have rolling lockdowns for
the next 3 years, they already have names for the next few variants. I
think Iota is next. China will benefit greatly from a crippled USA.


Posted by: Guy Mohawk at August 02, 2021 12:52 PM (r+sAi)

they will be timed towards elections. Whatever helps in a specific race. That is the thing about the Left that the Right never got, it is always about winning elections, and the rest does not matter. I am not saying they never try to do the right thing, but when in doubt, it is always elections and winning them. The same reason they like Bush, McCain, and Romney now, they defeated them. One day they will say Trump was not all bad it if gives them half a point in an election.

Posted by: Quint at August 02, 2021 12:55 PM (ZS6f0)

286 one death is a tragedy
one million deaths is a statistic
4.4 million deaths is just news

Posted by: Warai-otoko at August 02, 2021 12:55 PM (/EuRN)

287 ZPG isn't going to happen on it's own, folks!

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, get ready now at August 02, 2021 12:55 PM (XvPQV)

288 Better to fall asleep in a conference call than pull a Toobin...

Posted by: steevy at August 02, 2021 12:55 PM (uUDKV)

289
274 Scotland can be cold, damp and miserable; why would the Scots voluntarily wear kilts?

Posted by: Archer at August 02, 2021 12:53 PM (gmo/4)



Why do billions of Asians eat with 2 stupid sticks? Nobody knows.

Posted by: sniffybigtoe at August 02, 2021 12:54 PM (Y5qcH)

This is what a vibrant scientific community should be studying.

Posted by: Archer at August 02, 2021 12:55 PM (gmo/4)

290 I chose the form of the Destructor!

Posted by: Tony Fauci, Virus Man at August 02, 2021 12:55 PM (MgzvS)

291 Honestly its more surprising to find medical researchers doing ethical and righteous work than finding them doing something evil or questionable.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 02, 2021 12:56 PM (KZzsI)

292 291 Don't forget they buy aborted fetal parts by the truckload...

Posted by: steevy at August 02, 2021 12:57 PM (uUDKV)

293 Scotland can be cold, damp and miserable; why would the Scots voluntarily wear kilts?
Posted by: Archer at August 02, 2021 12:53 PM (gmo/4)

Why do billions of Asians eat with 2 stupid sticks? Nobody knows.
===
Scottish: we get drunk and piss ourselves if we wear pants

Chinese: its easier to keep the sticks clean and poop free, than it is our fingers

Posted by: what do you mean nobody knows at August 02, 2021 12:57 PM (wGykN)

294 4.4 million deaths is just news
Posted by: Warai-otoko at August 02, 2021 12:55 PM (/EuRN)

Quantity has a quality all it's own.

Posted by: jakee308 at August 02, 2021 12:57 PM (wb4G5)

295 Scotland seems like a nice place to visit if you like whisky and golf. The key word is a nice place to visit.

Posted by: Quint at August 02, 2021 12:57 PM (ZS6f0)

296 LOL the Wife just fell asleep in a 3 hour conference call (federal) and no one noticed.
Posted by: Hoyt's Paid Turkish Provocateur at August 02, 2021 12:48 PM (49Exr)

Yeah like she is the only what has done that...LOL
Posted by: Nevergiveup at August 02, 2021 12:55 PM (GPwVZ)

I blog here thru 1/2 of my conference calls

Posted by: Nevergiveup at August 02, 2021 12:57 PM (GPwVZ)

297 I chose the form of the Destructor!
Posted by: Tony Fauci, Virus Man at August 02, 2021 12:55 PM (MgzvS)


Smothered by largely any of the women posted by Jim Mannix as they sit on my face and tell me that they love me.

Posted by: Sponge - Saying Ashli Babbitt at August 02, 2021 12:57 PM (+sD5M)

298 and of course this comes out well after the election.

Fuckers.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, get ready now at August 02, 2021 12:57 PM (XvPQV)

299 Why do billions of Asians eat with 2 stupid sticks? Nobody knows.

The thing is, they knew about other implements. Nobody in southeast Asia was out digging trenches with a pool cue. They had fork-shaped devices to work on the farm with. They just refused to change and eat the traditional way their fathers always did no matter what.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 02, 2021 12:57 PM (KZzsI)

300 Animal testing is unethical, get a me a load of baby parts!

Posted by: steevy at August 02, 2021 12:57 PM (uUDKV)

301 If you saw my skinny white shanks hanging out below a kilt, you'd be rethinking that idea in a hurry.

I'm gonna go out on a limb here and suggest that Scotsmen weren't exactly the tannest dudes on earth in those kilts
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor

The ruddy red on their legs isnt sunburn, its wind burn.

and, an argument against the proliferation of gays in the Catholic church is the continued persistence of the plaid skirts.

Posted by: Jean at August 02, 2021 12:57 PM (U/0zO)

302 >The medical and scientific community has a 5000 year history of doing horrific stuff in the name of research and trying new things, its not exactly surprising they did it again. I mean just in the last 100 years you had Thalidomide, Tuskegee Syphilis Study, Elixir of Sulfanilamide, Cuban Yellow Fever Board, Mengele's experiments, and dozens of other scandals and tragedies involving medical experimentation and exploitation.
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 02, 2021 12:53 PM (KZzsI)

Right, but we're expected to pretend that none of that actually happened and that we should honor Our Frontline Heroes™!

Posted by: Dworkin Barimen - anarcho-tyranny? you're soaking in it! at August 02, 2021 12:57 PM (DXFDM)

303 Better to fall asleep in a conference call than pull a Toobin...
Posted by: steevy at August 02, 2021 12:55 PM (uUDKV)


Ugh Oh...Note to Nevergiveup

Posted by: Nevergiveup at August 02, 2021 12:58 PM (GPwVZ)

304
291 Honestly its more surprising to find medical researchers doing ethical and righteous work than finding them doing something evil or questionable.
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 02, 2021 12:56 PM (KZzsI)


Delurking just to agree with this sentiment.


And now, back to lurking.


*motions to helmsman* So'wI' chu'.!

Posted by: Kinley Ardal at August 02, 2021 12:58 PM (6JL3d)

305 "like she is the only what has done that...LOL"

Yah but she's important.

Posted by: Hoyt's Paid Turkish Provocateur at August 02, 2021 12:58 PM (49Exr)

306 282 The China caused the the Spanish Influenza theory if it is the one about Chinese coolies working on the Canadian railway during the Great War was long on supposition and very short on any facts.
Posted by: Anna Puma
__________

If I'm remembering correctly, the Kansas doctor who may have discovered and treated the first cases of the Spanish flu had tried to warn "experts" in Washington for a month or more about how deadly it was.

Posted by: Furious George at August 02, 2021 12:58 PM (9vQJW)

307 Tapper is the picture of irony having a serious discussion with a pathological liar while actually calling election truthers, liars. It's a mixed muddled up world folks.

Posted by: Too Bad Costa Rica Sucks at August 02, 2021 12:59 PM (oWBc3)

308 If by showing him the door you mean like how Pinochet helped show people a particular kind of door, I'm OK with this.
Posted by: Furious George at August 02, 2021 12:52 PM (9vQJW)

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
1000 times this

Posted by: In Exile at August 02, 2021 12:59 PM (dPOAr)

309 >ZPG isn't going to happen on it's own, folks!

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, get ready now at August 02, 2021 12:55 PM (XvPQV)

We've arrived in the paranoid, dystopian future that 90s "fringe" culture was warning about. I should make a zine.

Posted by: Dworkin Barimen - anarcho-tyranny? you're soaking in it! at August 02, 2021 12:59 PM (DXFDM)

310 At this juncture it is difficult (read: impossible) to avoid the conclusion that the Democrats (and the Left generally) are in bed with the Chicoms.

Consider their response to all this. Trump bans travel from China: they howl about xenophobia and racism. They howl about anyone calling the virus by a name that indicates it came from China. Anyone suggesting that the virus might have come from China is canceled by Big Tech.

Some of this was doubtless driven by TDS, but the reaction was too volcanic to be simply partisan politics. They had their hand in the cookie jar, and got caught.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at August 02, 2021 12:59 PM (Uzv0N)

311 Don't forget they buy aborted fetal parts by the truckload...
Posted by: steevy at August 02, 2021 12:57 PM (uUDKV)

I wonder if people know that these "vaccines" are all made using cells from aborted babies?

yeah. I forget the actual wording but it's part of a story on what to write if you plan on claiming religion for the reason you can get the "shot". Mainly in the military but it could be applied to business.

Some cell line is commonly used to make the active part of the "vaccine".

Posted by: jakee308 at August 02, 2021 01:00 PM (wb4G5)

312 1000 times this
Posted by: In Exile at August 02, 2021 12:59 PM (dPOAr)

I admire your enthusiasm, but even two times would be pretty difficult to pull off.

Posted by: Warai-otoko at August 02, 2021 01:00 PM (/EuRN)

313 Republicans claim- without evidence- that the virus escaped from the lab.

Posted by: Cat Ass Trophy Strongly worded commenter at August 02, 2021 01:00 PM (gpKIi)

314 Honestly its more surprising to find medical researchers doing ethical and righteous work than finding them doing something evil or questionable.
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 02, 2021 12:56 PM (KZzsI)


I've told my teenage daughter that as long as she never gives me a reason not to trust her, she can have certain liberties. Break that trust, there will be consequences.

My wife asks me why I rarely go to the doctor. Same reason.....

Posted by: Sponge - Saying Ashli Babbitt at August 02, 2021 01:00 PM (+sD5M)

315 The War Department under Wilson was more interested in getting bodies to the trenches in Flanders to die than to pause the troop trains to wonder why troops were sick.

Posted by: Anna Puma at August 02, 2021 01:00 PM (OhPRf)

316 My wife asks me why I rarely go to the doctor. Same reason

Plus that whole finger up the poop chute thing. Really? 3000 years of medical advancement and that's your super scientific, advanced method???

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 02, 2021 01:01 PM (KZzsI)

317 The MAGAs are going to spark violent backlash against all asian people now!

Posted by: Cat Ass Trophy Strongly worded commenter at August 02, 2021 01:01 PM (gpKIi)

318 Scots mostly were fucking poor and weaving one long ass piece of cloth you could wrap around you was cheaper and cutting, sewing, styling, etc.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, get ready now at August 02, 2021 01:01 PM (XvPQV)

319 I distinctly recall having a cold/cough/congestion in late August 2019 after (as in immediately following) a business class/conference at the Denver Airport Holiday Inn. The one all the air crews stay at. I drove home thinking "Dammit! I'm feeling like I'm getting sick!" I took 3 sick days and a weekend for recovery. Not the worst ever, but also not a "touch of hay fever." I bet it was Covid.

Posted by: Sparky McSmokiwyres at August 02, 2021 01:01 PM (1IX05)

320 I'm a long time lurker here. My son was in Beijing all of Aug/late Dec 2019 study abroad. He's a 6'4 white kid who speaks Chinese. He became very ill in late Nov., so ill his friends took him to the hospital with breathing issues. They (friends) still call him "wheezy" as a joke. He a lean runner kid who lifted weights even there, lost 17 pounds in a couple of weeks, went from 183 to 160s. They gave him steroids and inhaler. So yeah, I think Covid was around way earlier.

Posted by: Blue-eyed devil at August 02, 2021 01:01 PM (oJvzj)

321 Consider their response to all this. Trump bans travel from China: they howl about xenophobia and racism.
Biden banned travel from India for a while didn't he?
So...banning travel from China is racist and banning travel from India is...ok?

Posted by: 18-1 at August 02, 2021 01:01 PM (DpkTQ)

322 Stop nuclear arms proliferation!

Posted by: Sane Freeze at August 02, 2021 01:01 PM (7qr5o)

323

"Leaked??"

Why does everyone forget "Trump's Trade War With China" that Fake News blasted every single day?

Posted by: Soothsayer's Untrue But Accurate Tales at August 02, 2021 01:02 PM (Glq7j)

324 "At this juncture it is difficult (read: impossible) to avoid the conclusion that the Democrats (and the Left generally) are in bed with the Chicoms."

Also why all their conspiracy theories about Trump involve Russia but not China.

Posted by: Hoyt's Paid Turkish Provocateur at August 02, 2021 01:02 PM (49Exr)

325 Plus that whole finger up the poop chute thing. Really? 3000 years of
medical advancement and that's your super scientific, advanced method???

Get a cute female doctor with small fingers.

Posted by: Obligatory at August 02, 2021 01:02 PM (DpkTQ)

326 "You have Nuclear Arms?" - Michelle Fields

Posted by: Anna Puma at August 02, 2021 01:02 PM (OhPRf)

327 I admire your enthusiasm, but even two times would be pretty difficult to pull off.
Posted by: Warai-otoko at August 02, 2021 01:00 PM (/EuRN)

But worth the effort to try

Posted by: In Exile at August 02, 2021 01:02 PM (dPOAr)

328 At this juncture it is difficult (read: impossible) to avoid the conclusion that the Democrats (and the Left generally) are in bed with the Chicoms.

Consider their response to all this. Trump bans travel from China: they howl about xenophobia and racism. They howl about anyone calling the virus by a name that indicates it came from China. Anyone suggesting that the virus might have come from China is canceled by Big Tech.

Some of this was doubtless driven by TDS, but the reaction was too volcanic to be simply partisan politics. They had their hand in the cookie jar, and got caught.
Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara
==
its an inescapable conclusion if you look at the time line. Also Trump was their common enemy. And the Chicoms wouldn't have done it, unless they had guarantees there wouldn't be retaliation so the Deep State gave those guarantees. There are receipts out there somewhere. . .

Posted by: what do you mean nobody knows at August 02, 2021 01:02 PM (DAPg4)

329 I don't think there was an accidental leak at the Wuhan laboratory. I think globalist oligarchs and the CCP colluded in the creation of a made-to-order virus intended to disrupt the global economy--specifically Trump's booming US economy--and combined with a centrally orchestrated campaign of civil unrest and election fraud, irreparably damage his chances for reelection, thus paving the way for a figurehead presidency directly controlled by those same oligarchs.

The oligarchs really running things in the West are serious about The Great Reset. The Chinese communists are equally serious about Chinese dominance of the globe. Win-win for both. They're carving up a turkey. We are the turkey.

Posted by: troyriser at August 02, 2021 01:02 PM (pYLCQ)

330 Here's the guy, Faustus, arguably at least partially responsible for COVID. What does Jake Tapper do to hold him to account? He give him a hand job.

You want to know why most of the American public wants to drown the media in a shit puddle? There you go.

Posted by: Marcus T at August 02, 2021 01:03 PM (J6dnG)

331 No better way to find out if your prostate is big and lumpy than to feel it. I could stick an ultrasound probe up there if you would like.

Posted by: Cat Ass Trophy Strongly worded commenter at August 02, 2021 01:03 PM (gpKIi)

332 326 I have one - Col Steve Austin

Posted by: steevy at August 02, 2021 01:03 PM (uUDKV)

333 321 Consider their response to all this. Trump bans travel from China: they howl about xenophobia and racism.
Biden banned travel from India for a while didn't he?
So...banning travel from China is racist and banning travel from India is...ok?
Posted by: 18-1 at August 02, 2021 01:01 PM (DpkTQ)

=========

"Because Indians aren't people."
-Xi

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, hunting lycans with Kate Beckinsale at August 02, 2021 01:03 PM (LvTSG)

334 that whole finger up the poop chute thing

Is there a newsletter?

Posted by: Sandra Flook at August 02, 2021 01:03 PM (TKmok)

335 They intentionally made it go global by locking down internal travel while keeping international flights open. The Chinese Government is guilty of intentionally deploying an engineered virus against civilian populations. Crimes Against Humanity by definition.
Posted by: Cato, Post-Apocalyptic Scourge of the Seas at August 02, 2021 12:47 PM (Msrhc)


They are destroying the people and culture of a despised (by the Chinese) Chinese Minority. They may not be gassing the Uighyurs yet, but they are doing every but that.

Never Again? More Like, "I See Nothink! I hear Nothink!" and give me the Strudel!

Posted by: rd at August 02, 2021 01:03 PM (Z32m1)

336 Wuhan Labs did it is "news"? Very funny.

I'd like to know more about what US Labs were doing to help Wuhan carry out their dirty work. That would be news. It wasn't just the NIH funding. Labs in the US were collaborating.

Posted by: Ziba at August 02, 2021 01:04 PM (S1hrL)

337 You can't hug children with nuclear arms....

Posted by: Mookie at August 02, 2021 01:04 PM (u+Y3T)

338 Two in the pink, one in the stink

Posted by: steevy at August 02, 2021 01:04 PM (uUDKV)

339 "Because Indians aren't people."
-Xi
Posted by: TheJamesMadison, hunting lycans with Kate Beckinsale at August 02, 2021 01:03 PM (LvTSG)

Nah, it's just because they are now called Chinese New Delhi

Posted by: In Exile at August 02, 2021 01:04 PM (dPOAr)

340 Fauci is negotiating his departure and how to cover up the amount of my money it will take to get the DOB to walk away and shut up.

Posted by: klaftern at August 02, 2021 01:04 PM (r4sI4)

341 337 You can't hug children with nuclear arms....
Posted by: Mookie at August 02, 2021 01:04 PM (u+Y3T)

========

That's why I have real arms. They can both hug my children and extend my hands to launch nuclear weapons.

They're nifty like that.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, hunting lycans with Kate Beckinsale at August 02, 2021 01:04 PM (LvTSG)

342 I don't think we've got a Chinamen's chance of holding any of the responsible parties accountable, whether in government or media.

Posted by: Ted Torgerson at August 02, 2021 01:04 PM (vN+oL)

343 Don't forget, we had an Orangemanbad problem, CCP had a HK riots about to get out of control and topple the government problem.

Posted by: Cat Ass Trophy Strongly worded commenter at August 02, 2021 01:05 PM (gpKIi)

344 You can't hug children with nuclear arms....
Posted by: Mookie at August 02, 2021 01:04 PM (u+Y3T)

Not funny.

Posted by: Michelle Fields at August 02, 2021 01:05 PM (byF5j)

345 NJ Gov Murphy mandates vaccines for all healthcare workers.

Posted by: McCool at August 02, 2021 01:05 PM (BqBIh)

346 BTW, it's been obvious to me that the Dems and the media are owned/controlled by China and the world's puppet masters. I think China reports to the same people, but the general order of things is what is good for China is bad for the US, and that is the desired outcome. So the marching orders are for the Dems and the media to do China's bidding.

Major corporations play along because their god, "shareholder value" insists they must.

Posted by: Mookie at August 02, 2021 01:06 PM (u+Y3T)

347 "...EcoHealth Alliance and the Wuhan lab did not meet the NIH's definition of gain-of-function research..."

Depends on what the meaning of "of" is.



Posted by: Javems at August 02, 2021 01:06 PM (CnLt3)

348 We've been doing yeopeople's work for you!

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Posted by: GOPe at August 02, 2021 01:06 PM (a3Q+t)

349 345 NJ Gov Murphy mandates vaccines for all healthcare workers.
Posted by: McCool at August 02, 2021 01:05 PM (BqBIh)

========

How many NJ nurses are going to dance out of the state to find employment elsewhere?

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, hunting lycans with Kate Beckinsale at August 02, 2021 01:06 PM (LvTSG)

350 Singing do wa didy diddy boom da diddy diddy yea

Posted by: Braenyard at August 02, 2021 01:06 PM (pGnDm)

351 345 Good, they won't like it

Posted by: steevy at August 02, 2021 01:06 PM (uUDKV)

352 Posted by: Blue-eyed devil at August 02, 2021 01:01 PM (oJvzj)

Did he ever get an Antigen Test?

Posted by: rd at August 02, 2021 01:06 PM (Z32m1)

353 Our intel agencies, and probably the Republicans in DC all knew this early on when COVID started spreading --- yet none of them backed up Trump when he made the claim about where the virus originated.

Things were going very badly for the Chicoms, and the ruling class in the US, and going very well for American citizens. Obviously, something had to be done about that.

Posted by: Thatch at August 02, 2021 01:07 PM (qjAbu)

354 in the last 100 years you had Thalidomide
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 02, 2021 12:53 PM (KZzsI)


Your other examples stand, but not thalidomide. There was no breakdown in medical ethics there. Thalidomide was - and is - a wonder drug, so useful for so many purposes that it is still used today (with rigorous safeguards). Nobody knew that one thalidomide enantiomer was therapeutic and that the other was teratogenic.

So it was an honest mistake. No one even checked for teratogenicity then, because (IIRC) no drug had ever previously been found to be teratogenic.

Thalidomide was the evil Doppelgaenger to sildenafil. Sildenafil was being developed for use as a cardiac drug when phase 1 clinical trials on healthy college age male athletes (IIRC) discovered another property of the drug, now called Viagra.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at August 02, 2021 01:07 PM (Uzv0N)

355 Murphy allowing an exception (for now)
2x week testing
probably at their expense

He says if rates dont go up by Sep 7.. full-on mandate

Posted by: McCool at August 02, 2021 01:07 PM (BqBIh)

356 How many red states governors have said f. O. ?

Posted by: Braenyard at August 02, 2021 01:08 PM (pGnDm)

357 ffs

Randi Weingarten We demand universal masking of K-12 students

Posted by: rhennigantx at August 02, 2021 01:08 PM (yrol0)

358 I'm working on gain of chicken.

Posted by: General Tso at August 02, 2021 01:08 PM (TKmok)

359 I don't think we've got a Chinamen's chance of holding any of the responsible parties accountable, whether in government or media.
==
second that emotion. However,

my Faith is that they will face Judgment eventually.

Posted by: what do you mean nobody knows at August 02, 2021 01:08 PM (XwEEI)

360 This is the problem with requiring a fucking state license for every damned profession. The state can mandate you to do anything and hold a knife to the throat of your job.

Posted by: Cat Ass Trophy Strongly worded commenter at August 02, 2021 01:09 PM (gpKIi)

361 Is today half off for people nuttier then squirrel shit?

Posted by: Marcus T at August 02, 2021 01:09 PM (J6dnG)

362
Am I too late on this prediction? I can't keep up with the Alt-Left.

Prediction: Medals In The Olympic Games Are Problematic. We need to get rid of different colored medals because its based on Racism and Western Hegemony.

Posted by: Soothsayer's Untrue But Accurate Tales at August 02, 2021 01:09 PM (Glq7j)

363 Really doesn't matter how the virus escaped the lab, or even if it really was a "natural" event.

Either way, China played the world with a massive psyop that drove free nations into terror-induced lockdowns and destroyed the economies of their chief rivals.

All those identical troll posts on Twitter calling for lockdowns. The laughable fake videos of young people "dying in the streets." Those obviously staged videos of them welding the doors shut on apartment buildings and spraying the streets with disinfectant from fleets of trucks.

No matter how the virus came to be, China exploited the crisis to its advantage. We got suckered, but good.

Posted by: Bot in a Bottle at August 02, 2021 01:09 PM (1dzqn)

364 No better way to find out if your prostate is big and lumpy than to feel it. I could stick an ultrasound probe up there if you would like.
Posted by: Cat Ass Trophy Strongly worded commenter at August 02, 2021 01:03 PM


You want PA Tiffini checking it.
You'd settle for Nurse June.
You'll get LPN Trigglypuff.

Posted by: J. Random Moron at August 02, 2021 01:10 PM (a3Q+t)

365
Ok can someone explain why Catholic school girls and Scottish sheep shaggers wear the same thing?
Posted by: Obligatory

Sheep and nuns can hear a zipper from a mile away?
Posted by: Taqiyyologist, Rickrolled by Jesus at August 02, 2021 12:49 PM (OssQ4)


The only difference is that one of them runs AWAY from the zipper sound....

Posted by: IllTemperedCur at August 02, 2021 01:10 PM (n+4am)

366 How many red states governors have said FO?

Unfortunately, not Indiana where I reside. Holcomb is ball-less and the GOP legislature will never stand up to the big corporations here. Not to mention the NCAA, which has its HQ in Indy.

Posted by: Mookie at August 02, 2021 01:10 PM (u+Y3T)

367 The most obvious label for Fauci is MURDERER. Period.

Posted by: Minnfidel at August 02, 2021 01:10 PM (kI9rV)

368 The NIH is untouchable, what, just like the Fuvker is.

Naught to be done in that case. Put our masks on, get jabbed, and stfu.

Posted by: Ziba at August 02, 2021 01:10 PM (S1hrL)

369
Can someone tell me why we dropped the demand to put cameras in classrooms and see all the material the public school teachers are using?

Oh that's right. Because we gave up that battle, too.

Posted by: Soothsayer's Untrue But Accurate Tales at August 02, 2021 01:11 PM (Glq7j)

370 I don't think the Chinese purposefully released the Chinese Coronavirus COVID19. But they thought fast and did their best to spread it World Wide.

Our Democrat Party and the Deep State took the ball and used it to hamstring Trump and the Trumpian Economic Success.

Posted by: rd at August 02, 2021 01:11 PM (Z32m1)

371 Our intel agencies, and probably the Republicans in DC all knew this early on when COVID started spreading --- yet none of them backed up Trump when he made the claim about where the virus originated.

Things were going very badly for the Chicoms, and the ruling class in the US, and going very well for American citizens. Obviously, something had to be done about that.
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its not just a coincidence that literally everthing you'd expect from an OP, this thing has in spades.

Posted by: if it looks, acts, smells, sounds, and is timed like an op, its an op at August 02, 2021 01:11 PM (DAPg4)

372 360 This is the problem with requiring a fucking state license for every damned profession. The state can mandate you to do anything and hold a knife to the throat of your job.
Posted by: Cat Ass Trophy Strongly worded commenter
_________

Since Furious daughter goes to a licensed nail salon, I rest much easier.

Posted by: Furious George at August 02, 2021 01:11 PM (9vQJW)

373 Ok can someone explain why Catholic school girls and Scottish sheep shaggers wear the same thing?
Posted by: Obligatory

Especially l since Scottish sheep shaggers are almost all Presbyterian.

Posted by: JoeF. at August 02, 2021 01:11 PM (mR6Gs)

374 what Anna said @258 ...

Posted by: sock_rat_eez (uQuhA) at August 02, 2021 01:12 PM (uQuhA)

375 Ah it would have been "negligent" NOT to poison the world. They did it for the children.

Posted by: ... at August 02, 2021 01:12 PM (byF5j)

376
Question: Doctors and nurses are around sick people all the time. How many vaccines do these people usually get?

Posted by: Soothsayer's Untrue But Accurate Tales at August 02, 2021 01:13 PM (Glq7j)

377 Eyedrops designed for glaucoma, i believe, made eyelashes grow- lantaprost

Medication to reduce pulmonary vascular pressure made mens hair grow- minoxodil

Posted by: Cat Ass Trophy Strongly worded commenter at August 02, 2021 01:13 PM (gpKIi)

378 Randi Weingarten We demand universal masking of K-12 students
Posted by: rhennigantx at August 02, 2021 01:08 PM (yrol0)


Anyone doubt that she will get what she wants? And teachers still won't get back to school.

Posted by: Ziba at August 02, 2021 01:13 PM (S1hrL)

379 when phase 1 clinical trials on healthy college age male athletes (IIRC) discovered another property of the drug, now called Viagra.
Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at August 02, 2021 01:07 PM


So, no control group.

Posted by: Duncanthrax at August 02, 2021 01:13 PM (a3Q+t)

380 Meanwhile hordes of in many cases sick "immigrants" are shuttled to all states.

Posted by: steevy at August 02, 2021 01:14 PM (uUDKV)

381 Medication for prostate enlargement made hair grow- propecia

Posted by: Cat Ass Trophy Strongly worded commenter at August 02, 2021 01:14 PM (gpKIi)

382 Not buying the 4.4 million worldwide. Everything was counted as a chinese lung rot death. Wish we knew the real number that died from it.

Posted by: neverenoughcaffeine at August 02, 2021 01:14 PM (2NHgQ)

383 I don't think the Chinese purposefully released the Chinese Coronavirus COVID19. But they thought fast and did their best to spread it World Wide

But it was either LET it spread, or ADMIT they made a mistake
They chose the former.

Admitting mistakes goes against CCP protocol--as well as thousands of years of traditional Chinese face-saving

Posted by: JoeF. at August 02, 2021 01:14 PM (mR6Gs)

384 Prediction: Medals In The Olympic Games Are Problematic. We need to get rid of different colored medals because it's based on Racism and Western Hegemony.

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Heh.

Posted by: SMH - Dissident of the USSA at August 02, 2021 01:14 PM (+tqLU)

385 380 Meanwhile hordes of in many cases sick "immigrants" are shuttled to all states.
Posted by: steevy
_________

They're natural Republican voters.

Posted by: Karl Rove at August 02, 2021 01:14 PM (9vQJW)

386 Hasn't Fauci previously said he's fine with lab experiments escaping and causing a pandemic? So of course he's in favor of continuing to fund the commie lab.

Posted by: Buzzion at August 02, 2021 01:14 PM (G2zl5)

387 I don't think the Chinese purposefully released the Chinese Coronavirus COVID19. But they thought fast and did their best to spread it World Wide.

Our Democrat Party and the Deep State took the ball and used it to hamstring Trump and the Trumpian Economic Success.
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that would be a happy coincidence that occurred at just the right time for the Dems, and they just happened to have the forethought, and foresight to steer their response to the place where they needed to be at each step.

Naw. They new what they were doing and what they needed at each point along the way. Pelosi in china town calling trump a racist and telling everyone to come enjoy themselves and then a few weeks later saying he was irresponsible for not closing down sooner. Nooope. She doesn't do that, take that political risk, unless she knew what was going to happen first, and had a plan.

Posted by: if it looks, acts, smells, sounds, and is timed like an op, its an op at August 02, 2021 01:14 PM (7owp3)

388 Unfortunately, not Indiana where I reside. Holcomb is ball-less and the GOP legislature will never stand up to the big corporations here. Not to mention the NCAA, which has its HQ in Indy.
Posted by: Mookie at August 02, 2021 01:10 PM (u+Y3T)

I'm ashamed of Indiana's Republican leadership. My congressman, Trey Hollingsworth, is a rich kid GOPe RINO in the Romney/McCain/McCarthy mold. I'm frankly surprised he wasn't one of the Left-curious Republicans picked for the January 6th dog and pony show. I write him lots of unfriendly letters.

Posted by: troyriser at August 02, 2021 01:15 PM (pYLCQ)

389 If chicken squawk more than fo howah, see doctor.

Posted by: General Tso at August 02, 2021 01:15 PM (TKmok)

390 "Discovered another property of the drug, now called Viagra"
I wonder how that discovery was made? "Hey doc, I got a boner 24/7 since I started taking this stuff"?

Posted by: Mookie at August 02, 2021 01:15 PM (u+Y3T)

391 360 This is the problem with requiring a fucking state license for every damned profession. The state can mandate you to do anything and hold a knife to the throat of your job.
Posted by: Cat Ass Trophy Strongly worded commenter at August 02, 2021 01:09 PM (gpKIi)


Same thing with "free" stuff from the government. Anything that is given can be taken away. I marvel at women who are enthusiastic about "free" health care from the Big Husband/Father in DC. Has it not occurred to them that when such government health care runs seriously over budget - as it inevitably will - that health care for women is the obvious place to cut, because they are the major consumers of health care? Few men ever darken a physician's door before 40, apart from injuries.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at August 02, 2021 01:15 PM (auq4b)

392
Willowed: is Bill Maher not embarrassed by the obvious audience response to the "APPLAUSE" sign instead of his remarks?
Posted by: JM in Florida


The play is the thing and the pay is the same.

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at August 02, 2021 01:15 PM (63Dwl)

393 >>> Anyone doubt that she will get what she wants? And teachers still won't get back to school.


Dont forget when the teachers screamed to be placed at the front of the vax line so that they could return to school.

Posted by: McCool at August 02, 2021 01:15 PM (BqBIh)

394 Randi Weingarten We demand universal masking of K-12 students
Posted by: rhennigantx at August 02, 2021 01:08 PM (yrol0)


But you CAN'T mandate vaccines for teachers

Posted by: JoeF. at August 02, 2021 01:15 PM (mR6Gs)

395 Meanwhile Democrats literally seized and pounced on this world crisis, did they not?

Posted by: ... at August 02, 2021 01:15 PM (byF5j)

396 Why be ashamed of any politician?

Might as well be ashamed of a shark.

They're both just doing their thing according to their nature.

Posted by: SMH - Dissident of the USSA at August 02, 2021 01:16 PM (+tqLU)

397 26 Fauci should be hung.
Posted by: Minnfidel at August 02, 2021 12:25 PM (kI9rV)
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Hanged is the correct word. He just wishes that he was hung. He prolly wishes he was as big as a worn out pencil that they put on the golf carts. NO wonder he is such a jerk.

Posted by: Bonecrusher at August 02, 2021 01:16 PM (JNTt1)

398 So it was an honest mistake. No one even checked for teratogenicity then, because (IIRC) no drug had ever previously been found to be teratogenic.

Sure, but mistake or on purpose, the end results are the same: disaster because of medical experimentation.

And yeah sometimes those side effects turn into happy valuable alternative uses like super glue.

Can someone tell me why we dropped the demand to put cameras in classrooms and see all the material the public school teachers are using?

Everyone had a camera into the classroom in their homes. They didn't need anyone to monitor anything any longer.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 02, 2021 01:16 PM (KZzsI)

399 When we let the GOP decide that "job growth," and "job creation" were something that government did and was supposed to do, we handed the globalist all they needed. In our current state, Government is fulfilling NONE of it's primary functions, and is in fact the driving force in the utter collapse of our culture. Fuck them, every single one of them. Nothing but lie upon lie and grift, grift, grift. Scum.

Posted by: ErikInTexas at August 02, 2021 01:16 PM (M9SBl)

400
Remember the opening scenes in all those apocalypse movies where you yelled: "Oh come one, the government would never do something that stupid!"

No, that was the only plausible and logical part of the zombie movies. I could totally buy the government would do that. The rest was idiotic, but the origins, sure.
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 02, 2021 12:42 PM (KZzsI)


As I recall from the remake of The Crazies, in that flick, someone actually realized that their govt-manufactured virus was entirely too dangerous to use or store, so they were transporting it to a disposal site when a plane crash accidentally released it.

Similar plot beginnings in the recent (awful) Army of the Dead movie, a fuckup during transport to a disposal facility.

Both are entirely plausible scenarios.

Posted by: IllTemperedCur at August 02, 2021 01:16 PM (n+4am)

401 A friend and I were talking back in 2017 and we decided if you were going to try to manufacture a world crisis to defeat Trump in 2020, when would you deploy it?

We agreed it would be Spring 2020.

Then it happened.

Posted by: ... at August 02, 2021 01:17 PM (byF5j)

402 she doesn't do that, take that political risk, unless she knew what was going to happen first, and had a plan.
Posted by: if it looks, acts, smells, sounds, and is timed like an op, its an op at August 02, 2021 01:14 PM


Commies don't take a dump without a plan.

Posted by: Adm. Josh Painter at August 02, 2021 01:17 PM (a3Q+t)

403 There was a Chinese doctor who vivisected prisoners to take pictures for a human anatomy textbook

Posted by: Cat Ass Trophy Strongly worded commenter at August 02, 2021 01:17 PM (gpKIi)

404 Not buying the 4.4 million worldwide. Everything was counted as a chinese lung rot death. Wish we knew the real number that died from it.

Oh yeah, its baloney, but as long as they cling to it as fact, we can club them with it.

The real number? probably 10-25% of that.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 02, 2021 01:18 PM (KZzsI)

405 Thanks Dr Frankenfauci for all you did to destroy the country

Posted by: Skip at August 02, 2021 01:18 PM (Cxk7w)

406 400 Return of the Living Dead, drums of the stuff were lost and in a medical supply warehouse....

Posted by: steevy at August 02, 2021 01:18 PM (uUDKV)

407 Risk benefit ratio...

Ok, I'll bite. Now that we know the risk, what is the benefit that justifies it?

Posted by: Dave in Fla at August 02, 2021 01:18 PM (wWYTv)

408
I'm really excited to hear Governor Kristi's next HOT TAKE!

Posted by: Soothsayer's Untrue But Accurate Tales at August 02, 2021 01:19 PM (Glq7j)

409
Return of the Living Dead, drums of the stuff were lost and in a medical supply warehouse....
Posted by: steevy at August 02, 2021 01:18 PM (uUDKV)



Yeah, but those drums would NEVER leak, they were made by the US Army Corps of Engineers...

*starts creepy punk music*

Posted by: IllTemperedCur at August 02, 2021 01:19 PM (n+4am)

410 Ok, I'll bite. Now that we know the risk, what is the benefit that justifies it?
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No more mean tweets.

Posted by: SMH - Dissident of the USSA at August 02, 2021 01:19 PM (FyH5u)

411 LOL great movie

Posted by: steevy at August 02, 2021 01:19 PM (uUDKV)

412
btw, that's all this "Republican Report" amounts to -- a "hot take."

Posted by: Soothsayer's Untrue But Accurate Tales at August 02, 2021 01:19 PM (Glq7j)

413 It is a safe initial assumption at this point that anything panned by the left as a conspiracy theory is based in fact and damages the left.

Posted by: flounder at August 02, 2021 01:19 PM (KnJdm)

414 Fauci should be hung.
Posted by: Minnfidel at August 02, 2021 12:25 PM (kI9rV)
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Hanged is the correct word. He just wishes that he was hung. He prolly wishes he was as big as a worn out pencil that they put on the golf carts. NO wonder he is such a jerk.
Posted by: Bonecrusher

They said you was hung.
--Jim
And they was correct!
--Sheriff Bart

Posted by: rickb223 at August 02, 2021 01:20 PM (OCTRt)

415 btw, that's all this "Republican Report" amounts to -- a "hot take."

Posted by: Soothsayer's Untrue But Accurate Tales
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Yep.

Posted by: SMH - Dissident of the USSA at August 02, 2021 01:20 PM (FyH5u)

416 362 Prediction: Medals In The Olympic Games Are Problematic. We need to get
rid of different colored medals because its based on Racism and Western
Hegemony.

metallic medals are not sustainable. we need to switch to medals made from hemp.

Posted by: Kulak Anachronda, behind the Newsom curtain at August 02, 2021 01:20 PM (v3pYe)

417 "Send more cops"
--evil zombie

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 02, 2021 01:20 PM (KZzsI)

418 Naw. They new what they were doing and what they needed at each point along the way. Pelosi in china town calling trump a racist and telling everyone to come enjoy themselves and then a few weeks later saying he was irresponsible for not closing down sooner. Nooope. She doesn't do that, take that political risk, unless she knew what was going to happen first, and had a plan.
Posted by: if it looks, acts, smells, sounds, and is timed like an op, its an op at August 02, 2021 01:14 PM (7owp3)

Hard to tell.
Democrats are experts at stopping on a dime and changing course in an instant.
Their M.O. is everything they believe is good and righteous one day can be something only "haters" believe the next.

Look at "marriage between a man and a woman" Or immigration when it's Mexicans versus when it's Cubans.
When Pelosi said , "Come to Chinatown, don't be a racist!" she meant it THAT day.
They can do this because of the media.

Posted by: JoeF. at August 02, 2021 01:20 PM (mR6Gs)

419 The real number? probably 10-25% of that.
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 02, 2021 01:18 PM (KZzsI)
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Let's assume it's low.

10% of 4.5 million is 450k. That's still a big number. That's more men than we lost in WWII. That's a pretty significant body count.

How about this for a bumper sticker?
"Fauci Lied, the number of people who live in Omaha, NE died?"

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at August 02, 2021 01:20 PM (3p5uk)

420 390 "Discovered another property of the drug, now called Viagra"
I wonder how that discovery was made? "Hey doc, I got a boner 24/7 since I started taking this stuff"?
Posted by: Mookie at August 02, 2021 01:15 PM (u+Y3T)
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The scene: a hospital ward with 20 or so healthy college-age male athletes who volunteered for phase I trials.

Sildenafil administered to them and nurses then take blood and urine samples regularly to determine the pharmacokinetics and products of sildenafil metabolism.

Nurses get a bit of a shock at 20 guys are standing at attention while supine in a hospital bed, and compare notes giggling.

Srsly, that's apparently how the property was discovered.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at August 02, 2021 01:20 PM (giAl5)

421 I hope Obama gets a severe case of the runs at his birthday party.

Posted by: steevy at August 02, 2021 01:21 PM (uUDKV)

422 Ok, I'll bite. Now that we know the risk, what is the benefit that justifies it?

Posted by: Dave in Fla at August 02, 2021 01:18 PM (wWYTv)

Lots of money for big pharma and their captured political party.

Posted by: flounder at August 02, 2021 01:21 PM (KnJdm)

423
Oh, and speaking of ROTLD, last week I was in WalMart wearing my Uneeda Medical Supply t-shirt. Some dood followed me around until he could corner me and excitedly ask where I got the shirt.

Weird.

Posted by: IllTemperedCur at August 02, 2021 01:21 PM (n+4am)

424 Sorry for math on the blog. Here's an act of contrition:
https://is.gd/wnvSg0

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at August 02, 2021 01:21 PM (3p5uk)

425
Also, twitter is pushing and fake-trending a fake "demand" for Loser Leader Kevin McCarthy to "resign" or "apologize" to pelosi for "threatening" to "hit her" with "his gavel" if he becomes the Speaker.

Posted by: Soothsayer's Untrue But Accurate Tales at August 02, 2021 01:21 PM (Glq7j)

426 Somewhere there should be a public funding notice, a list of awardees, and their research team. There should also be research progress reports, and maybe a list of publications related to the research.

More importantly, congress should demand that HHS turn over the peer review of the application, which is likely confidential. The reviewers themselves do not have to be revealed, but it would be interesting to see any scientific weaknesses identified by expert reviewers.

Posted by: Isophorone at August 02, 2021 01:22 PM (ze7fn)

427
nood

Posted by: Soothsayer's Untrue But Accurate Tales at August 02, 2021 01:22 PM (Glq7j)

428 On Monday 13 March 2006, eight healthy young men took part in a clinical trial of an experimental drug known as TGN1412. The drug was intended to treat leukemia and had already been successfully tested on monkeys but never on humans.

It should have been a routine clinical trial but it soon spiraled into one of the most infamous medical emergencies in recent British history.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a9_sX93RHOk

Posted by: SMH - Dissident of the USSA at August 02, 2021 01:22 PM (FyH5u)

429 Well the trio of ladies testing the limits of spandex expansion have moved to the other side of the gym.

Posted by: Braenyard at August 02, 2021 01:22 PM (LwkUs)

430 67 I don't get these gray box jokes.
Posted by: TheJamesMadison, hunting lycans with Kate Beckinsale at August 02, 2021 12:22 PM (LvTSG)


They're mostly about Hillary!
Posted by: naturalfake at August 02, 2021 12:29 PM (Xo5lP)
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I guess cobwebs could be considered gray; I doubt her box has seen any male action since Web Hubbell impregnated her.

Posted by: Bonecrusher at August 02, 2021 01:22 PM (JNTt1)

431 nood

Posted by: flounder at August 02, 2021 01:22 PM (KnJdm)

432 Not buying the 4.4 million worldwide. Everything was counted as a chinese lung rot death. Wish we knew the real number that died from it.

Oh yeah, its baloney, but as long as they cling to it as fact, we can club them with it.

The real number? probably 10-25% of that.
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor


75% or higher. They claim 600,000+ deaths in the US when it's less than 10k.

If they're gonna claim gunshots and motorcycle deaths as covid, then they are well over 12k from the jab.

Posted by: rickb223 at August 02, 2021 01:22 PM (OCTRt)

433 10% of 4.5 million is 450k. That's still a big number. That's more men than we lost in WWII. That's a pretty significant body count.

On a planet of 7 billion people its pretty small. More die each year from auto collisions. As many or more probably die each year from the just plain ordinary flu.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 02, 2021 01:22 PM (KZzsI)

434 It was a low-level employee in Cincinnati

Posted by: RUReadingthis at August 02, 2021 01:23 PM (aQ25I)

435 Oprahlympics. Everybody gets a medal. Surrounded by carmel corn in a little box.

Posted by: klaftern at August 02, 2021 01:23 PM (r4sI4)

436 I doubt her box has seen any male action since Web Hubbell impregnated her.

And that was from the lab technician

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 02, 2021 01:23 PM (KZzsI)

437 There was a Chinese doctor who vivisected prisoners to take pictures for a human anatomy textbook
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Sit down this is going to be hard to hear.

You used the past tense.

There was a world wide exhibition called the Real Bodies exhibition. They plasticized the human body of executed prisoners - or they used unclaimed bodies from a chinese hospital well, you believe what you want to . . . Personally, I'd not go to something like that.

Posted by: if it looks, acts, smells, sounds, and is timed like an op, its an op at August 02, 2021 01:24 PM (zeA3i)

438 99% sure my middle son got it in late October 2019. He was sick for a month with fever, coughing, and nausea. He missed about 15 days of school. Pediatrician at the time said he must have gotten unlucky and caught a series of different coronaviruses. He actually used the word coronavirus.

Posted by: Mishdog at August 02, 2021 01:24 PM (cqAUI)

439 Oh, and speaking of ROTLD, last week I was in WalMart wearing my Uneeda Medical Supply t-shirt. Some dood followed me around until he could corner me and excitedly ask where I got the shirt.
Posted by: IllTemperedCur at August 02, 2021 01:21 PM


So, where did you get the shirt?

Posted by: Some Other Dood at August 02, 2021 01:24 PM (a3Q+t)

440 Somewhere there should be a public funding notice, a list of awardees, and their research team. There should also be research progress reports, and maybe a list of publications related to the research.

More importantly, congress should demand that HHS turn over the peer review of the application, which is likely confidential. The reviewers themselves do not have to be revealed, but it would be interesting to see any scientific weaknesses identified by expert reviewers.
Posted by: Isophorone at August 02, 2021 01:22 PM (ze7fn)


Agree 100% on all counts.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at August 02, 2021 01:25 PM (giAl5)

441 The Fauci virus side of the pond seems just as murderous ... they shut down treatments that were somewhat effective ... sent people home till they were really really sick, then they could give them expensive treatment at the hospital ... where many died till they figured out a better treatment regimen (some still die, early treatments are still the best, probably better than getting vaccines and boosters, for now at least)

Last I heard, only those with one or more comorbidities should be getting the vaccine. becuase of what Dr. Malone explains.

Posted by: illiniwek at August 02, 2021 01:25 PM (Cus5s)

442 Fuck Dr TV with a barbed pineapple filled with C4. Twice. And besides, is it really 4.4M people that died FROM 'Rona or with rona.. words have meaning.

And so the repukicans have produced another report which will go nowhere (at least we have it) and 'our' senators on our side will reward this with another bipartisanship agreement to pummel us serfs into submission even more b/c muh principles.

But yep, that's the ticket.

Posted by: NALNAMSAM - Not as lean, not as mean, still a Marine at August 02, 2021 01:26 PM (j7R0k)

443 >>>Two in the pink, one in the stink
Posted by: steevy at August 02, 2021 01:04 PM (uUDKV)

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I taught at a Catholic middle school where I was the only male teacher. At lunch one day the ladies were asking what the hand sign meant that some HS boys were making in a team picture (in the local newspaper). Talk about awkward.

Posted by: Swingin' for the downs at August 02, 2021 01:27 PM (RWcKd)

444 Stale: Wuhan Flu
Poppin' fresh: Fauci Flu

I prolly had it in Oct 2019, almost two weeks into a trip in Europe. It. Sucked. Ass.

Posted by: Drink Like Vikings at August 02, 2021 01:28 PM (C8CEh)

445 Two in the pink, one in the stink
Posted by: steevy at August 02, 2021 01:04 PM (uUDKV)

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I taught at a Catholic middle school where I was the only male teacher. At lunch one day the ladies were asking what the hand sign meant that some HS boys were making in a team picture (in the local newspaper). Talk about awkward.
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You should have gone with: the hand sign for the Witcha State Team aka the shockers and left it at that.

Posted by: if it looks, acts, smells, sounds, and is timed like an op, its an op at August 02, 2021 01:29 PM (K+PKw)

446 Germany invaded the Rhineland, and Europe (and the US) did nothing. Germany invaded Czechoslavakia and nobody did nothing. Germany (and their buddy Stalin) invaded Poland, and WAR was Declared, then nobody did nothing.

China unleashes a global pandemic that directly kills 4 Million people, and probably indirectly killed as many, if not more. Nobody Did Nothing?

Don't worry, It will all go swimmingly in the next few years. You can count on our Loyal Patriotic Public Servants and the Elite of the World Society to look out for us citizens and keep us safe.

Posted by: rd at August 02, 2021 01:33 PM (Z32m1)

447 382 Not buying the 4.4 million worldwide. Everything was counted as a
chinese lung rot death. Wish we knew the real number that died from it.

42

Posted by: Deep Thought at August 02, 2021 01:42 PM (v3pYe)

448 of course it did.

anyone who thought otherwise is a fool.

if they said otherwise, they were lying.

Posted by: redc1c4 *OTUS Zhou Bai-Din Cheated & we all know it. at August 02, 2021 01:52 PM (ZGkEN)

449 So, Fauci knew about the leak when it happened in September and helped the Chicoms with their messaging.

Like, lying through his teeth for the Chicoms.

Change my mind.

Posted by: Dantes at August 02, 2021 02:05 PM (fVKtH)

450 Bad polling? Did Kamala fall off the stripper pole?

Posted by: Elric Blade at August 02, 2021 02:07 PM (iFTx/)

451 So, Fauci knew about the leak when it happened in September and helped the Chicoms with their messaging.

Like, lying through his teeth for the Chicoms.

Change my mind.
Posted by: Dantes at August 02, 2021 02:05 PM (fVKtH)

No need - this is exactly what happened. He's weaseled around for about as much room as was given that we kind of knew this but weren't sure, way back in 2020, that he was part of this.

But now? Nope - there is no more room to slip the knot of truth - he's every bit the shit weasel you sort of thought he was in 2020 when you first suspected it.

Posted by: Boswell at August 02, 2021 02:15 PM (5iUNf)

452 Fauci flu- pass it on.

Posted by: Valiant at August 02, 2021 02:25 PM (3MiF8)

453 After the Sept 2019 leak was The World Military Games held on Wuhan China from 18-27 Oct 2019 with 9K athletes from 140 nations returning home to seed the rest of the world.

Many of the US Athletes departed & returned from SeaTac International Airport, 2 months later the 1st large outbreak at a long term health care facility in Kirkland, WA (King County Metro)

Posted by: EvenT at August 02, 2021 02:33 PM (ed6SS)

454 IIRC, Biden babbled some off topic comment about how ill prepared we were for a pandemic... either right before he announced his candidacy or in the early stages of his campaign. Would be great if someone could dig up that footage.

Posted by: itsacookbook at August 02, 2021 02:34 PM (yPxXc)

455 If you believe that I have a time share condo investment for you in beautiful Malabo.

Posted by: Betsy at August 02, 2021 03:47 PM (EcD5Y)

456 "Leak"?

Like when the Japanese leaked on Pearl Harbor?

Posted by: The Gipper Lives at August 02, 2021 11:03 PM (Ndje9)

457 Way cool! Some very valid points! I appreciate you penning this
write-up and the rest of the site is also really good.

Posted by: most delicious e-liquid at August 06, 2021 01:41 PM (ISRal)

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