☕️ PRIVACY PLEASE ☙ Wednesday, December 6, 2023 ☙ C&C NEWS 🦠
Montreal Mayor's mysterious, live, on-screen collapse; New Zealand's data crackdown; Slovakia gives WHO the bird; Biden flubs green energy program (again); the pandemic exodus continues; and more.
Good morning, C&C family, it’s Wednesday! There’s only a little more than two weeks of shopping days left, so get busy. But first, enjoy today’s fresh news roundup: Canadian big-city Mayor mysteriously collapses while giving a press conference on live TV; tiny New Zealand starts worldwide crackdown over its vaccine death data; Slovakia joins Estonia in rejecting the awful WHO “pandemic treaty”; Biden flubs $8 billion charging program; and my woke local paper concedes lots of tax-paying families are still fleeing lockdown states for free states.
🗞💬 WORLD NEWS AND COMMENTARY 💬🗞
💉 It’s happened again! Yesterday, the Canadian Broadcast Company ran an all-too-familiar story headlined, “Montreal Mayor Valerie Plante collapses during press conference.” On live TV, we might add.
Paging Tiffany Dover!
For a good 15 minutes, perky Mayor Valerie Plante was waxing rhapsodic on Canadian television about homelessness and all her other eco-friendly, 100%-diverse, virtuous nonsense, when all of a sudden, she abruptly and uncharacteristically shut up for a second. In total silence, she looked around in panic, slowly opening and closing her mouth like a dying goldfish until she abruptly gasped, “oh no. I feel unwell" (in French), then — in front of rows of cameras and a room packed full of stunned reporters, nobody moving or saying a thing — she slowly sagged and then dramatically sank to the floor, ending up seated and slumped over.
An emergency medical team quickly treated the Mayor, who did not go to the hospital. They want us to know that. Instead, Mayor Plante plans to plant herself in front of a few Netflix binge sessions, taking it easy for a few days to recover from her condition, which her office optimistically labeled as “overwork” leading to a sudden and unexpected “dizzy spell.”
That is, Mayor Plante is a victim only of accomplishment. She’s been giving so much of herself to the citizens of Montreal that she’s started forgetting to take care of her own body. Or words to that effect.
They did not specify why the Mayor is so overworked lately, or even why hard work makes Mayor Plante dizzy. I can’t imagine a man saying that; is dizziness after hard work a female thing? Oh well, the reason for her overwork is probably totally unimportant, or it’s President Trump’s fault. Something like that. The important thing is: she’s okay.
Or, if she’s not okay, her next move will be to check herself in for a few restful months at the John F. Fetterman Institute For Politicians Who Are Totally Fine, Just Believe Us.
It is kind of weird they picked a dizzy spell. Mayor Plante always seems dizzy. And, in case you were wondering, yes, she is fully vaccinated, which is her own private business, how dare you even ask at a time like this, well, except that she had about twenty captive reporters there snapping pictures whenever the Mayor privately got her shots:
That’s not all! Here’s another one. She seems to really like the flexed-bicep pose. A strong woman.
And, just look how happy she is! You can’t buy that kind of happiness. It only comes from a needle.
She’s a big fan of the jabs. Back in the day, Mayor Plante also coerced every city employee in Montreal; get the shots or get packing:
And, just for “additional context:” CLIP: One minute of on-camera collapses ‘sponsored by Pfizer’ (1:00).
Don’t go starting rumors that people collapsing on live TV is any kind of sign of anything. Misinformation kills. So, repeat this to yourself until you believe it: everything’s totally normal. Or you can just skip that part if, like me, it’s too late now and you are already a lost cause. Whee! Give me more misinformation!
🔨 In viral news yesterday, mRNA contamination researcher Kevin McKernan suddenly and unexpectedly reported that his entire lab’s data, including all his ongoing projects, was deleted by the authorities — because he hosted a downloadable copy of New Zealand’s jab-death data:
Kevin was understandably upset at Steve Kirsch, who provided the data to many other experts and to the general public with helpful links for downloading the data. (Dear misinformation enforcement team: I did not download the Young Data.) In fairness to Steve, though, it was not easy to foresee the long, withered, legal arm of Te Whatu Ora (or whatever it’s called).
Steve Kirsch’s storage account was also suddenly and unexpectedly raided, or deleted, or suspended, or whatever they’re calling it:
How I would love to see what legal instrument Kevin’s data storage provider was served with, which has caused it to commit commercial suicide. Ironically, Kevin used a storage provider named ‘MegaPrivacy.’ Its slogan is literally, “The Privacy Company.” Well, ‘the privacy company’ has a lot of ‘splaining to do, because my first question is: how did Te Whatu Ora’s thugs so rapidly discover that McKernan hosted the Young Data on his “end to end encrypted” MegaPrivacy account?
Maybe there’s a good explanation, like Kevin said it was on MegaPrivacy or something. But from the outside, it looks a lot like someone or something might just have global access to search ALL these cloud providers, whenever they want, privacy or no, encryption or no. Another question is, could any of these cloud providers possibly be funded by persons or groups with interests that differ significantly from their customers’ interests?
To drive it to a point: Are there honeypot providers only pretending to be privacy-focused? It would make sense. They attract all the folks with the most to hide. We must assume there are honeypot providers, and that there’s no way to tell for sure. To me, today’s story mainly proves that the globalists were so panicked over the New Zealand data that they accidentally revealed capabilities we didn’t know they had yet.
I’ve been beating this drum for years now: Number one, keep your critical data on your own server. Or at least keep a current local backup. Data stored on someone else’s server is not your data anymore. You’re just allowed to access the data — for now. Number two: cloud data is not private, so don’t put anything on the Internet you wouldn’t want the world to see. It doesn’t matter what the providers tell you. Just read their EULAs and you’ll find lots of exceptions for subpoenas.
A subpoena is just a piece of paper.
Also ironically, Steve and Kevin are probably victims of prior rounds of public outrage. The ‘digital privacy laws’ that are almost certainly in play in this story are on the books. The public’s moral panic over ‘digital privacy’ led us right here. The irony is we were mainly trying to keep our data private from the government. But now we have tough, new digital privacy laws that the government can wield against us.
In this case, neither Steve Kirsch nor Kevin McKernan had any idea they could possibly be subject to New Zealand’s jurisdiction (and that suggests a whole ‘nother discussion about the de facto global government). But they might have noticed a teensy little red flag, which was that Barry Young, who uploaded the data, got arrested for it. That was the time to start planning contingencies.
To be clear, I am not suggesting I am smarter than anyone else. I did not see this coming (though I’m not surprised). What can I tell you? We’re in a war. The silver linings are that, first, the globalists have exposed a significant search capacity that we didn’t know they had. Second, it’s obvious they are terrified of the Young Data.
Are there any honest politicians left in New Zealand? It’ll be up to them now.
💉 If there aren’t any honest politicians left in New Zealand, it surprisingly turns out there are a lot more than we thought of unvaccinated politicians in New Zealand. An explosive claim from October made the social media rounds this week, alleging that “11,500 politicians and health authorities in New Zealand got approval for vaccine exemptions.”
It was especially inflammatory because those same politicians in New Zealand acquiesced to one of the most draconian jab mandates in the world. If true, it would give us a glimpse into one of the ways pandemic executives convinced legislators and medical scientists not to fight about the emergency executive orders: They were apparently handing out exemptions like candy.
I researched the story, and discovered it has been fact-checked back in October. And, the verdict was: mostly true. New Zealand’s Stuff News ran a story at the time headlined, Fact check: Did 11,000 people really get a vaccine exemption? Stuff’s reporter emailed Te Whatu Ora, which confirmed that the story was true — except for a minor transpositional mistake. The correct number was 11,005 politicians and healthcare workers got exemptions, instead of the widely-cited figure of 11,500.
It would be easier to be sympathetic with their understandable desire to avoid the jabs, except that I’d bet one of Bill Gates’ cricket-flour manufacturing plants that many of these politicians and med/sci people who got exemptions were at the same time all over the news and social media pushing vaccines on everybody else. Unfortunately, we’ll never see the list of the names of the 11,005, because privacy.
The good news is that the 11,005 were disclosed by a rising New Zealand politician named Winston Peters, who’s part of the “New Zealand First” party (think America First). And then Stuff’s fact-checker was forced to admit, “While the 11,000-plus figure is astonishing, Peters’ claim is not without evidence.”
So, there’s actually some solid progress in New Zealand. Every one of these grotesque facts that slowly emerges from the bowels of our public health agencies will help fuel a rising politician somewhere like Winston Peters. And those rising politicians won’t be dropping like flies from dizzy spells in anywhere near the same numbers that the pro-pharma ones will be.
🔥 Vigilant News (cited because corporate media dutifully ignored the story) ran an article yesterday headlined, “Slovakia Shocks the World: New Prime Minister Rejects Signing the WHO Pandemic Treaty.” Ha! Another one.
That’s not all. On Monday, rising, newly-elected Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico — another conservative upset — publicly described the mRNA jabs as “untested experimental vaccines,” while informing his party that, like fiesty little Estonia, Slovakia will refuse to sign on to the WHO’s heinous, dictatorial Pandemic Treaty.
Here’s Fico’s statement (subtitled): CLIP: Slovakia Shocks the World: New Prime Minister Rejects Signing the WHO Pandemic Treaty (2:52).
Who knew the Eastern Europeans had all this great stuff in them? I guess they got enough communism during all those Stalin years.
📉 He’s Bidened it again! Politico ran a disgraceful story yesterday about non-news headlined, “Congress provided $7.5B for electric vehicle chargers. Built so far: Zero.” The sub-headline explained, “The sluggish rollout could undermine President Joe Biden’s reelection messaging promoting electric vehicles.” You don’t say.
The news is: there’s no news, not of any new government chargers, anyway.
It’s been over two years since Congress approved billions in charger-program money, in Joe Biden’s fabulously-expensive “Inflation Reduction Act.” But nobody has even installed one single charger. They’re all blaming state and local requirements and regulations. Regular folks have no idea how hard it is to build anything these days.
Well, we have some idea. And during the same two-year period, Tesla — a private company, using its own money — has installed thousands of new charging stations.
Politico reported that the government’s failure to socialize the electric charging industry is worst of all hurting Joe Biden:
The pace of the rollout will likely mean that few federally-funded chargers will be in the ground by next year’s election. And Republican opponents of the vehicles have seized on the lack of charging infrastructure to attack Biden’s efforts to boost electric vehicles.
They just don’t get it. Corporate media still thinks people’s are voting based on how it will benefit them or their party, like a regular year. What Politico doesn’t understand is: that phase is over. Now people are worried about the facts that we’re being invaded worse than Ukraine, and that the vaccine-injured stroke victims running this country are about to start a nuclear war with Russian and China at the same time.
All bets are off.
🔥 This week, Congress has been busy doing lots of stuff you’ll probably like. A few random headlines from just the last two days:
In that last CNN story about Ukraine and Israeli aid, Senator Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) was quoted making the glaringly-obvious point:
“People got up and walked out because this is a waste of time. … They just said ‘This isn’t worth it, this is a joke, you’re not serious about this, I’m going.’ And I don’t blame them,” said Sen. Kevin Cramer, a Republican from North Dakota. “It was more dramatic because you’ve got an entire political party that appears … willing to flush support for Ukraine and Israel down the drain because they’d rather have a wide-open border than support for Ukraine and Israel.”
Indeed. It’s hard to figure why Biden is so hell-bent on keeping the U.S. border open that he’s willing to let Ukraine die in the trenches. Or maybe the Biden Administration is intentionally starving Ukraine, while letting the Republicans “take the blame” for how the Proxy War ends. Whichever, it’s all politics.
📈 My local paper is a New York Times affiliate that tries to out-woke its mother company. Yesterday it ran an NYT story headlined, “Here are how many New Yorkers moved to Florida in 2023, and why they’re moving.”
According to newly-released data, almost 550,000 New Yorkers left the Empire State — just in 2022. About 100,000 of them came to Florida, making the Sunshine State the fastest growing state in the U.S. for the first time since 1957. Why? Here’s what the article reluctantly conceded:
Some of the top reasons why New Yorkers are trading in their state driver’s licenses for a Florida one are the draw of warmer weather, fewer taxes and Florida's pandemic-era government lockdown policies.
"People talk about the Florida lifestyle and weather, but they also say government policy, like when during COVID when our city was more open and lenient on things, as another reason why they came here," Miami real estate agent Jackie Bild said.
In September 2020, while the coronavirus was still spreading and much more deadly, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis lifted all restrictions on restaurants and other businesses in the state and banned local fines against people who refused to wear masks in an effort to reopen the state’s economy. The move still appeals to many even three years later.
I don’t know who needs to hear this, but warmer weather and fewer taxes both existed long before 2022. So. And how about the Times’ concession that moving to Florida because of pandemic policy still appeals to many even three years later? That is, even though things were mostly back to normal last year, New Yorkers did not, apparently, forget about what happened in 2020-21. I wonder what the 2023 numbers will look like? How long might this relocation trend last?
In other words, since it takes time for people to relocate, we may not know for years how much of a price blue states will ultimately pay for their draconian covid policies.
Have a wonderful Wednesday! Coffee & Covid will be back tomorrow with more snarky and informative news and commentary.
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