Finally, A Correct Headline

I’ve been seeing articles about the feds providing 100+ million “Covid-19” tests. Problem is, it ain’t. The Washington Examiner actually gets it right.

Trump announces distribution of 150M rapid coronavirus tests
President Trump announced on Monday that his administration will distribute 150 million Abbott coronavirus tests that produce results in just 15 minutes.

The Abbot “rapid antigen test” will pop positive for ChinCOVID, and for several other coronaviruses. It detects protein configurations from the virus protein coat. While the internal RNA is pretty specific, the protein coat configuration can be shared by a lot of strains.

If you pop positive on this RAT, you might have ChinCOVID. Or you might not; you might have the common cold. By itself, a positive RAT only means you’re infected with something, and you need a PCR RNA test to confirm whether it is ChinCOVID.

Sadly, some states are using RATs to formally “diagnose” ChinCOVID, stupidly driving up their “ChinCOVID” numbers with “cases” that aren’t. A RAT is for screening, not for diagnosis.

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Is he kidding?

Keeping a Lid on Things: Here’s How Many Times Joe Has Called It a Day Before 10 AM.
How can Joe ‘build back better’ if he’s asleep at the wheel all the time or simply just cannot handle the work hours required to run the country?

I doubt that very many people think they’re really voting for Dementia Boy. He’s a placeholder on the ballot for the DNC. Everyone but the terminally clueless knows it. Harris has said it would be a “Harris administration,” and Biden would be part of it. Biden has said it would be a “Harris administration.” It’s one of the few things they say that you can believe.

The only real question arises if “Biden” is actually elected:

Will they 25A him, or keep him propped up as President Potemkin?

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Trump vs. Twitter: An Interesting Legal Theory

Anyone remember back in 2018 when Trump got sued for blocking critics on Twitter?

The judge’s ruling against Trump was based on a key point. I’ll let Judge Buchwald explain.

We hold that portions of the @realDonaldTrump account — the “interactive space” where Twitter users may directly engage with the content of the President’s tweets — are properly analyzed under the “public forum” doctrines set forth by the Supreme Court, that such space is a designated public forum, and that the blocking of the plaintiffs based on their political speech constitutes viewpoint discrimination that violates the First Amendment.

This ruling was specific to @realDonaldTrump account, not Twitter generally, contrary to several confused snooze reports on the case. But it means Trump’s account is something special, subject to rules that don’t necessarily apply to other accounts.

Lately, Twitter has been blocking views of some of Trump’s tweets, based on content: Trump’s political speech.

If Trump blocking folks “constitutes viewpoint discrimination that violates the First Amendment,” what about Twitter doing just that on that special “designated public forum”?

I’d tweet this at @realDonaldTrump, but Twitter is permanently blocking me because I won’t delete a tweet they won’t let anyone see anyway (a link to a We The People petition; go figure).

Any real attorneys reading this who’d like to weigh in?

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The Last Age of Mankind

I was a fan of Babylon 5, the old SF television series about the “dawn of the third age.” Sorry, Joe; ain’t gonna happen.

This age we’re living in…

We have a presidential candidate who can’t remember that he was a vice president, nor what office he’s currently running for. He likely won’t remember his name by election day; he already thinks he’ll be part of the Harris administration.

His main opponent is the guy who has done more damage to the Second Amendment than any Dem since Billy Jeff Clinton, but is running as the pro-2A candidate. People believe him.

We have “fiery, but mostly peaceful” riots pretty much every night now.

Yes, the media calls fire-bombing, bombing, shooting, assault, destruction, and looting peaceful free speech. Objecting to that is violence.

Oops, the rioters peaceful protestors say that isn’t looting, it’s reparations. Except when they say the looters reparations redistributionists aren’t them.

On the rare occasions that the media looks at their own screens and notices BLMers chanting “Black lives matter” and Black Bloc Antifa just… screaming as they destroy a city, said media declares those are really white nationalist trying to make the Marxists look bad.

With video and a Criminal Complaint outlining how a crazed mob chased down a kid and beat him, trying to kill him, the prosecutor charges the kid with murder.

We have a “pandemic” the experts would have us believe is going to kill us all unless we emulate Lucas’ THX-1138 for the rest of our lives. I personally know one person in the entire world who actually had ChinCOVID. That person had a really bad cold and survived.

Let’s talk about ChinCOVID: It’s killed over 200,000 people in the US… once you include all the gun shot, alcohol, poisoning, motorcycle crash, and surgical complication victims. Of course, of the 200K, 94% were folks who had, might have had, or could have had COVID but actually died died of an average of 2.6 lethal co-morbidities. Last time I could find the numbers, the US monthly death number (all causes) was down from last year. But panic. I especially liked the part where the governor of the state that killed several times as many people with COVID came down here to tell us to wear masks… as he didn’t wear a mask. Have you noticed how these folks keep taking off their masks when they step up to the podium to tell us to put them on? Of course, all that came after they told to not wear masks because they don’t work. But… science. Both times.

And there’s a Senate bill that would make it a felony to mention that ChinCOVID came from China. That’s why I started using the term “ChinCOVID.”

Pro sports can’t figure out why ratings and revenues are crashing and burning. It’s a puzzler since they did their damnedest to demonize their prime market.

The food industry is purging marketing materials of Aunt Jemima, Uncle Ben, The Indian Maid, and anything else not white, to show their support of non-white minorities. No word on whether Nike will purge all the black athletes they use in ads (say, don’t they still use slave labor in China?).

People think nothing of livestreaming their own mental breakdowns — screaming, shaking, babbling incoherently — as they drive down the street because the prez might dare to nominate a new SCOTUS justice… as the fucking Constitution says he has to .

California can’t keep the electricity flowing (which, given PG&E’s line maintenance, probably keeps them from starting more wildfires), but is going to make people drive electric cars.

Oh, and Candidate “What’s my name again”? His puppeteers are running on a platform of emulating California and doubling down, along with disarming the nation so we can’t raise objections.

Cities and states are mass releasing inmates and arrestees, encouraging riots fiery but peacefully violent protests, and defunding the police. NYC’s de Blasio doesn’t understand why crime is skyrocketing there; must have something to do with the Second Amendment.

Mathematics is a false, white patriarchy concept, and engineering programs are shifting to inclusive social justice instruction. Think about that when your phone stops working or the wings fall off your plane.

Schools are suspending kids — even sending the cops out — for having toys in their homes, because with streaming video instructiondoctrination, homes are school property now.

Sex has nothing to do with allosomes, genetics.

California (always good for Apocalyptic stupidity) is decriminalizing pedophilia, because it’s not fair to penalize same-sex assailants differently than those who assault children of the opposite sex.

Meanwhile, it’s homophobic to claim that LGBTQKW&JDRKEDN&JKMDM_WTFwhateverthehell might want to have sex with children. If some don’t, why does Cal need to decriminalize something that never happens?

Black multimillionaire celebrities can lecture me about my white privilege, which includes an income that wouldn’t requiring filing a tax return except that I’m self-employed and have to file quarterly regardless.

Folks with government-supplied iPhones costing upwards of a grand can use them to post rants about my privilege, too. It isn’t really feasible to reply to them with my five year-old, pay as you go flip-phone. War is peace. Violence is speech. Poverty is privilege.

Colleges are dropping ACT/SAT test scores in favor of skin color, because scores are racist. I’m sure they’ll be admitting those folks to engineering programs.

Oh, yeah. That kid charged with murder for not letting the peaceful mob murder him? Illinois cops say they arrested him on a fugitive from justice warrant, for fleeing charges that weren’t filed until the day after he was arrested. And that was after he attempted to surrender to the Kenosha Keystone Kops and they told him to go away. Go figure. He should have surrendered in Chicago, where they’d just turn him loose anyway.

Social Justice Theory — in other words, paranoid schizophrenia — has become national policy for a nuclear-armed country. That should work out well…

Given that the prez candidate who threatened to nuke America is likely to be Harris Biden’s “gun control” czar.

That’s a very brief sampling of the US. Check the international headlines and no one else is much better. A lot are worse. The US is fucked, and given the irrational international reliance on the Dollar, when we go, they go.

The dawn of the third age? We’re at the dusk of the last.

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2020 Is Going To See Another Record Set

Specifically, the most blatantly fraudulent election in American history.

Mass mail-in balloting.

Judges ordering states to keep receiving new ballots for days after election day.

Unmonitored drop boxes for ballots.

No postmarks required on received ballots.

No ballot disqualification for signature mismatches.

Judges ordering the Green Party — always a spoiler for Democrats — removed from the ballot, while leaving the Libertarians — always a spoiler for Republicans — on.

Mail carriers disposing of ballots from areas that lean strongly to one party.

Ballot return envelopes conveniently marked on the outside with party affiliation.

We already have the precedent set in federal court in Georgia that ballots have to be counted even when whoever filled out the ballot doesn’t know when the voter was born or how to spell their name. And provisional ballots must be accepted from people voting — wait for it; not just out of their real precinct — outside of their county of residence.

Historically, in my experience, the bulk of the… irregularities have favored Democrats (YMMV). But this year, it’s going to be so bad that Republicans are also going to cheat like hell in what they’ll see as self defense. The counts of ballots vs. registered voters is going to be amusing.

Hell, make that ballot counts vs. US population.

I expect it to be so bad that even a Democrat judge will have to void elections and call for do-overs. When this inevitably gets appealed to SCOTUS, I have no idea how that’s going to go. Partly, it’ll depend on whether the Senate Republicans locate their gonads and confirm a ninth Justice. If we still have just the eight, the wrangling will go on forever.

If we get through this without shots (yes, plural; a lot, think Battle of Athens nationwide) fired, I’ll be astonished.

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I’ve got your ‘autonomy’ right here.

Seattle ‘autonomous zone’ has armed guards, local businesses being threatened with extortion, police say

Tennessee Gov. Lee says Nashville autonomous zone won’t ‘be tolerated

Minneapolis ‘autonomous zone’ blocked emergency response to assault, says victim’s wife: ‘We’re like captive here’

Here Comes the Chicago Effort at an Autonomous Zone, But Someone Didn’t Plan Very We

Protesters In Asheville, Portland, Nashville, And Chicago Try To Create Autonomous Zones. Police Aren’t Having It.

Sure.


au·​ton·​o·​mous | \ ȯ-ˈtä-nə-məs
1 having the right or power of self-government
2 existing or capable of existing independently


18 U.S. Code § 2383. Rebellion or insurrection
Whoever incites, sets on foot, assists, or engages in any rebellion or insurrection against the authority of the United States or the laws thereof, or gives aid or comfort thereto, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than ten years, or both; and shall be incapable of holding any office under the United States.

10 U.S. Code § 252 – Use of militia and armed forces to enforce Federal authority
Whenever the President considers that unlawful obstructions, combinations, or assemblages, or rebellion against the authority of the United States, make it impracticable to enforce the laws of the United States in any State by the ordinary course of judicial proceedings, he may call into Federal service such of the militia of any State, and use such of the armed forces, as he considers necessary to enforce those laws or to suppress the rebellion.

Have fun.

Added: Ah! And this morning…

DOJ Designates NYC, Portland, Seattle as ‘Anarchist’ Jurisdictions
New York City is one of three places that “have permitted violence and destruction of property to persist and have refused to undertake reasonable measures to counteract criminal activities,” leading to its designation as an “anarchist jurisdiction,” the Justice Department said Monday.

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