☕️ Coffee & Covid ☙ Tuesday, October 5, 2021 ☙ Pfizer Blabs 🦠
Today’s roundup includes an update on our emerging lawsuit against Alachua and Duval Counties; sad news about the DeSantis family; a blockbuster hidden-microphone expose ...
Happy Tuesday! Today’s roundup includes an update on our emerging lawsuit against Alachua and Duval Counties; sad news about the DeSantis family; a blockbuster hidden-microphone expose of Pfizer scientists from Project Veritas; an intimidating letter from Attorney General Merrick Garland; another top public health official resigns to “spend more time with my family;” and more.
🗞 *THE C&C ARMY POST* 🗞
☎️ Yesterday’s 5DAY list was sent out of order, and we’ll be back on track with the normal schedule today. No harm done, those calls were slated to be made anyway. We’ve got it straight now. Hopefully. 🤪
🗞*COVID NEWS AND COMMENTARY* 🗞
💐 Our hearts and prayers are with the DeSantis family this morning, as news media reported yesterday that Casey DeSantis has been diagnosed with breast cancer. In a statement published on his web page, the Governor said, “I am saddened to report that Florida’s esteemed First Lady and my beloved wife has been diagnosed with breast cancer.” He added, “Casey is a true fighter, and she will never, never, never give up.”
Mrs. DeSantis is in her 40’s, making her an uncharacteristically young victim of the disease. The DeSantis family did not comment on the stage or prognosis.
Needless to say, C&C is and will be praying for healing and good reports.
👨⚖️ You may recall that late on Friday, I filed an emergency petition for a “writ of mandamus” at Florida’s First District Court of Appeals against Alachua and Duval Counties. The petition — what the Florida Supreme Court calls an “extraordinary remedy” — asked the Appellate Court to order the school boards and their superintendents to comply with the law. In particular, the Department of Health’s Covid-19 mitigation guidelines.
Yesterday afternoon, the Appellate Court issued an order responding to the emergency petition. It orders the school boards and superintendents to respond by Friday, and to “show cause why the petition for writ of mandamus, filed October 1, 2021, should not be granted.” This is extremely good news for parents in Alachua and Duval counties, who have been suffering under the yokes of school officials who have been arbitrarily and capriciously making up the rules as they go along since the Fall semester began.
You’ve probably never heard of a “writ of mandamus” before. That’s because it’s super-rare. It’s not just an unusual remedy, it’s not just a rare remedy, it’s an extraordinary remedy. For some reason it always makes me think of Sherlock Holmes (“By Jove, Watson! It’s extraordinary!”). In my entire career I never thought I’d have to file one of these. But these are extraordinary times, are they not?
After the school boards and superintendents respond on Friday, the Appellate Court gave us three days to reply and have the last word, if we need it.
The nearly-immediate action by the Appellate Court suggests that, as we’d hoped, it is taking the lawless behavior of these school officials very seriously indeed. Maybe — maybe? — they will check themselves and start following the law. Who knows? All kinds of bizarre things are happening these days.
🔬 A new study published in the Lancet — the most prestigious medical journal in the world — concludes that Pfizer injection’s effectiveness at preventing Covid infections dropped below 50% (to 47%) only six months after the second dose. More significantly, the researchers said the data suggests that the drop is due to waning efficacy, and not more contagious variants like delta.
The researchers pointed out that the falling efficacy could not have been due to vaccine escape by the delta variant, because “If it was, we would probably not have seen high protection after vaccination, because vaccination would not be working [at all] in that case. It would start low, and stay low.” In other words, it’s not delta that’s the problem. It’s the injections.
🔥 So, the intrepid undercover journalists at Project Veritas have done it again. Using the time-tested “pretty girl” technique, they got a couple of Pfizer scientists to chat merrily about how Pfizer is helping suppress monoclonal treatments, creating a “Big Brother” surveillance state inside the company, obscuring the fact that natural immunity is MUCH better than injection-induced immunity, and otherwise acting just like a greedy big-pharma behemoth throwing its political weight around. In part 4 of its Pfizer expose, Project Veritas released video of the two Pfizer scientists discussing the vaccines. The text in parentheses is where the girl is talking or asking questions:
SCIENTIST 1 (Nick Karl, Scientist, Pfizer):
“So your antibodies are probably better at that point than the vaccination. When somebody is naturally immune, like they got Covid, they probably have better, like not better, but more antibodies agains the virus. Because what the vaccine is, like I said, that protein, that’s just on the outside. So it’s just one antibody against one specific part of the virus. When you actually get the virus, you’re going to start producing antibodies against multiple pieces of the virus. And not only just the outside portion, but the inside portion — the actual virus. So your antibodies are probably better at that point than the vaccination. I specifically have, like, oh god, I signed NDA’s against this.”
Karl described the relentless and unethical campaign to pressure people to take the jab:
“(How do we get the unvaccinated vaccinated?) I feel like what they’re doing — like — for instance like, the city needs, like, vaxx cards and everything. It’s just, like, about making it so inconvenient for unvaccinated people, to the point where they’re just like f-ck it, I’ll get it. You know? (What do you mean?) Like, if you are restricting people that are unvaccinated from doing anything, and then vaccinated people are allowed to do anything they want, eventually they’re just going to be, like, f-ck, let me just get vaccinated.”
SCIENTIST 2 (Chris Croce, Senior Assoc. Scientists, Pfizer):
“We’re like bred and taught to be like, the vaccine is safer than actually getting Covid. You cannot like, talk about this in public. Logically though, like, if you have antibodies built up, you should be able to prove you have those built up. And just be, like, I don’t know… Honestly, we have to do like, so many seminars on this. You have no idea. Like, we have to sit there for hours and hours and listen to, be like, ‘you cannot talk about this … it’s not in public.’ “
Croce also discussed the superiority of natural immunity:
“(I had Covid. And I have monster immunity after eight months. So, I just got checked last month for antibodies.) I mean, that’s no worries. Same thing with my brother. (So, should I get the vaccine?) Wait. (Till when?) If your immunity starts to wane, then get vaccinated. (So, I’m well-protected?) Yeah. (Like, as much as the vaccine?) Probably more. (How so? Like, how much more?) I mean … So, when we came out with — let’s see — So, right now we’re seeing an increase in the Delta variant. Mostly not because of the variant. Because of immune — their — basically, their antibodies are waning. So they’re — still protected, but not at that 95 percent efficacy. It’s more like 70 percent. So, you’re being — you’re protected most likely for longer since there was a natural response. So basically they’re trying to keep track of everyone that’s been vaccinated versus the census of how many people are actually reported. So I mean, they’re trying to get their numbers, but still you shouldn’t have to show anything, which is basically, in my opinion, a violation of HIPAA. They — no one has the right to ask you if you’ve been vaccinated. Or so … it’s an invasion of privacy. I don’t agree with it. ”
Croce suggested that Pfizer was pushing out monoclonal antibody treatments because injections are more profitable:
“I mean, you have multiple companies that were basically given a crap ton of money to produce vaccines, and they’re pushing them. (So, what happens to the monoclonal antibody treatments?) Pushed to the side. (Why?) Money. It’s disgusting. I mean, I still feel like I work for an evil corporation, ‘cause it comes down to profits in the end, and I mean, I’m there to help people not to make millions and millions of dollars. So I mean, that’s the moral dilemma. … Basically, our organization is run on Covid money now.”
Croce says Pfizer is JUST NOW studying the myocarditis issue and possible links between the injections and heart attacks:
“(I’m glad you didn’t get any myocarditis.) Yeah. (Cause that’s a concern, right?) Yeah. More so for younger people. (Why?) That’s what we’re looking into right now. (Oh, cool!) So, yeah, we’re doing, we just sent like 3,000 patient sample to get tested for elevated troponin levels [to detect heart attacks] to see if it’s vaccine-based, or so … (What’s it look like?) I don’t know. We just sent that over this past week and the last batch will be sent over next week. All external testing. We’ll see. Hopefully, it’s good. ‘Cause I mean, if not then, in my opinion, that might pull something from the market.”
Croce described an intense surveillance state within the powerful drug company that sounds like something out of The Pelican Brief:
“There’s ears and eyes everywhere. (What do you mean?) At Pfizer. In the building. So it’s kind of just like you don’t talk about anything that could possibly implicate you or like, Big Pharma. Um. Even if you shut the door to the office it’s kind of like, who’s listening?”
So! From Pfizer’s own lips!
🔥 Joe Biden’s Attorney General and failed Supreme Court candidate Merrick Garland, issued a strongly-worded memo to all FBI field offices yesterday, asking agents to crack down on parents who “harass, intimidat[e], and threat[en] violence” against school board officials. Poor babies.
Garland’s memo was issued a day after the National School Board Association wrote a whiny open letter to the former vice-president, claiming that “education leaders are under an immediate threat.”
“Coupled with attacks against school board members and educators for approving policies for masks to protect the health and safety of students and school employees, many public school officials are also facing physical threats because of propaganda purporting the false inclusion of critical race theory within classroom instruction and curricula,” NSBA’s open letter to Biden claimed.
Garland’s memo described an FBI initiative to train school board members who feel like they are being threatened. The memo describes, “this training will help school board members and other potential victims understand the type of behavior that constitutes threats, how to report threatening conduct to the appropriate law enforcement agencies, and how to capture and preserve evidence of threatening conduct to aid in the investigation and prosecution of these crimes.”
So what does all this mean? Well, just when you thought the FBI’s rusted-over reputation couldn’t get any worse, it is getting worse. It’s barely moving at this point. Garland’s memo fails to cite or even describe a single case of any “physical attack” on a school board member, anywhere. If members are being threatened with violence, that’s already a crime in every jurisdiction and local police can handle it. Harsh criticism isn’t “violence.” Harassment is like what’s happened to Marco Rubio and Senator Paul. But who knows what Garland thinks “harassment” means?
As I explained yesterday, the Supreme Court has already held that sharp verbal criticism of public officials — even oh-so delicate school board members — is protected political speech. Arresting or even investigating someone for harshly criticizing a public official — even if the criticism isn’t true — would be a violation of civil rights giving rise to damages.
So, clearly, this is just a sloppy reaction to a leftist group’s appeal for help, designed to intimidate parents who object to their kids being taught racist nonsense at school. For some reason. My advice to parents? If anything, increase the harsh criticism, since it seems to be working. Don’t threaten violence against anybody, since that’s a crime. But you can tell bad school board officials just exactly what you think about them, as much as you want.
And, the REALLY good news? Garland didn’t make it onto the Supreme Court. So. Can you imagine?
Oddly enough, there’s precedent for this. During the 1918 pandemic, America’s worst president, Woodrow Wilson, and his Attorney General, Thomas Watt Gregory, helped pass the Sedition Act, which criminalized the use of “disloyal, profane, scurrilous, or abusive language” about the government. It’s like we didn’t learn ANYTHING. But anyway, subsequent Supreme Court decisions, such as Brandenburg v. Ohio (1969), make it extremely unlikely that similar legislation would be considered constitutional today.
Garland’s letter has no force of law. It creates no new crimes that aren’t already on the books. And, I doubt the FBI has bandwidth to chase a bunch of parents around for saying mean stuff to school board members. But in any event, nothing beats replacing garbage officials with better new ones. Folks should probably make sure to focus carefully on that objective.
🔥 The antique director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Francis Collins, announced that he is resigning from the agency. He’s another human barnacle like Fauci, having worked at the NIH for 30 years, and run the agency for twelve — its longest-serving director in history. Recently, as Fauci’s expiration dates fades into the sunset, the Biden administration has increasingly put Collins on the corporate news network shows to urge people to get injected and defend Biden’s booster strategy.
But late last month, Collins agreed with the FDA’s decision to limit boosters to at-risk populations — a position ominously at odds with the Biden administration. He’s also not ideologically aligned — he’s one of those dangerous religious types. In 2006, Collins wrote a book about his conversion from atheism to Christianity called, “The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief.” So, buh-bye. My guess is he was forced out.
Collins was probably ready to go anyway. He has lately become embroiled in the scandal arising from the NIH’s approval of the “gain of function” research that may have directly or indirectly created the pandemic. It’s a good time to pull the rip-cord.
Whew. There’s a TON of news. We’ll have to catch up tomorrow.
Have a terrific Tuesday, and I’ll catch you back here tomorrow morning.
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