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All Roads Lead to Dark Winter
Whitney Webb and Raul Diego • April 1, 2020



The same day that the lab was controversially allowed to partially reopen, which was the result of heavy lobbying from the Pentagon, local news outlets reported that the lab had suffered “two breaches of containment” last year, though the nature of those breaches and the pathogens involved were redacted in the inspection findings report obtained by the Frederick News Post. Notably, USAMRIID has, since the 1980s, worked closely with virologists and virology labs in Wuhan, China, where the first epicenter of the current novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) cases emerged. The Chinese government has since alleged that the virus had been brought to China by members of the U.S. military, members of which attended the World Military Games in the country last October.

Such similarities among these Fort Detrick lab breaches, from the early 1990s to 2001 to the present, may be nothing more than unfortunate coincidences that are the result of a stubborn federal government and military that have repeatedly refused to enforce the necessary stringent safety precautions on the nation’s top biological warfare laboratory.

Yet, upon examining not only these biosafety incidents at Fort Detrick, but the 2001 Anthrax attacks and the current Covid-19 outbreak, another odd commonality stands out — high-level war games exercise took place in June 2001 that eerily predicted not only the Anthrax attacks, but also the initial government narrative of those attacks and much, much more.

That June 2001 exercise, known as “Dark Winter,” also predicted many aspects of government pandemic response that would later re-emerge in last October’s simulation “Event 201,” which predicted a global pandemic caused by a novel Coronavirus just months before the Covid-19 outbreak. In addition, the U.S. government would lead its own multi-part series of pandemic simulations, called “Crimson Contagion,” that would also predict aspects of the Covid-19 outbreak and government response.


Operation Dark Winter: How We Arrived at COVID-19. (Coronavirus)
Published on Mar 25, 2020
Operation Dark Winter was the code name for a senior-level bio-terrorist attack simulation conducted from June 22–23, 2001.[1][2][3] It was designed to carry out a mock version of a covert and widespread smallpox attack on the United States. Tara O'Toole and Thomas Inglesby of the Johns Hopkins Center for Civilian Biodefense Strategies (CCBS) / Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), and Randy Larsen and Mark DeMier of Analytic Services were the principal designers, authors, and controllers of the Dark Winter project.
Dr. Thomas Inglesby on how long Americans should expect the coronavirus crisis to last
Published March 29 2020

Dr. Thomas Inglesby, director of the Center for Health Security at Johns Hopkins University, shares insight with Chris Wallace on 'Fox News Sunday.'

Joining us from Baltimore, Dr. Thomas Inglesby, director of the Center for Health Security at Johns Hopkins University.
Doctor let's start with the astonishing spread of this virus. One week ago we had 25,000 cases and 307 deaths but as of Saturday we had 121,000 cases and 2,000 deaths. What does that tell you about the nature of this virus? And where are we in its course, it's spread, here in the United States?

DR. THOMAS INGLESBY, DIRECTOR OF THE CENTER FOR HEALTH SECURITY AT JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY: Well it tells us that this virus is able to spread pretty efficiently and quickly.
We've seen that around the world in the last few months and we should expect that to keep happening in the United States. I think unfortunately we are still at the very beginning of this outbreak and we should expect that to continue for some time and really focus on social distancing as one of our main interventions of trying to slow it.

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General Discussion / Re: SARS Like - Bats for U - COVID-19
« Last post by tahoeblue on May 22, 2020, 12:44:09 pm »
Nearly 50 Percent of California Coronavirus Deaths in Nursing Homes

Data released from the California Departments of Health and Social Services on Friday show that nursing home deaths represent almost half of the coronavirus fatalities in the state.
The information confirms that elderly people with underlying health conditions — the demographic in nursing homes — and the workers who care for them represent the most vulnerable population during the coronavirus outbreak.

“All data in this chart is provided to offer a snapshot of COVID-19 in skilled nursing facilities in California and does not imply wrongdoing on the part of the facility,” state officials said.

“COVID-19 is like a viral wildfire in nursing homes,” Connors said. “It’s way past time for all public health authorities in California to start treating it that way.”

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Latino communities in the US devastated by Covid-19
By Omar Jimenez, CNN

Updated 5:07 PM ET, Sat May 9, 2020
Latino communities in the US devastated by Covid-19

(CNN)In Chicago's Little Village neighborhood, located in the Illinois zip code hardest hit by the coronavirus, most residents are Hispanic.

Amid a surge in cases, Latinos in Chicago represent nearly 39% of confirmed coronavirus cases, despite making up nearly 30% of the population. Four weeks ago, the percentage of confirmed cases among Latino residents was just 14%.


Chicago's high coronavirus infection rate among Latinos mirrors a trend seen in cities across the country.

In California, Latinos represent 70% of all coronavirus related deaths within the demographic of those 18 to 49-years-old, despite making up just 43% of the population, according to data from the California Department of Public Health.

"That's the occupational side of this -- a disproportionate number of black and brown communities are not teleworking or not home working. They're right on the front lines," said California Gov. Gavin Newsom, during one of his daily coronavirus updates.

In New York City, Hispanics are dying at rates more than 50% higher than their white counterparts, and more than twice the rate of Asians, according to the New York City Health Department.


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General Discussion / Re: SARS Like - Bats for U - COVID-19
« Last post by tahoeblue on May 22, 2020, 10:17:44 am »
From the CDC ":
Medicines for the Prevention of Malaria While Traveling Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil™)
What is hydroxychloroquine?

Hydroxychloroquine (also known as hydroxychloroquine sulfate) is an arthritis medicine that also can be used to prevent malaria. It is available in the United States by prescription only. It is sold under the brand name Plaquenil and it is also sold as a generic medicine. It is available in tablets of 155mg base (200mg sa

Who can take hydroxychloroquine?
Hydroxychloroquine can be prescribed to adults and children of all ages. It can also be safely taken by pregnant women and nursing mothers.

Who should not take hydroxychloroquine?
People with psoriasis should not take hydroxychloroquine.

What are the potential side effects of hydroxychloroquine?

Hydroxychloroquine is a relatively well tolerated medicine. The most common adverse reactions reported are stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, and headache. These side effects can often be lessened by taking hydroxychloroquine with food. Hydroxychloroquine may also cause itching in some people.

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In 2017, an estimated 219 million cases of malaria occurred worldwide (95% CI: 203–262 million) compared with 239 million cases in 2010 (95% CI: 219–285 million).

Most of the cases in 2017 were in the WHO African Region (92%), followed by the WHO South-East Asia Region (5%) and the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region (2%) .

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Malaria's Impact Worldwide

In 2018, an estimated 405,000 people died of malaria—most were young children in sub-Saharan Africa. Within the last decade, increasing numbers of partners and resources have rapidly increased malaria control efforts. This scale-up of interventions has saved millions  of lives globally and cut malaria mortality by 25% from 2010 to 2016 , leading to hopes and plans for elimination and ultimately eradication. CDC brings its technical expertise to support these efforts with its collaborative work in many malaria-endemic countries and regions.

Malaria is one of the most severe public health problems worldwide. It is a leading cause of death and disease in many developing countries, where young children and pregnant women are the groups most affected. According to the World Health Organization’s World Malaria Report 2017pdf icon

Nearly half the world’s population lives in areas at risk of malaria transmission in 91 countries and territories.

In 2016, malaria caused an estimated 216 million clinical episodes, and 445,000 deaths. An estimated 90% of deaths in 2016 were in the WHO African Region.

Sanofi fights malaria through prevention and affordable treatments: even down to less than 1 dollar per person.
Thanks to public-private partnerships, more than 400 million treatments have been distributed in Africa over the last 10 years, mostly for children.

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Hard-hitting investigative journalist Whitney Webb discusses the numerous bioterror war game simulations that took place prior to Covid-19 being declared a pandemic. She describes the work of DARPA and how numerous science fiction-like technologies are being deployed such as DNA-altering vaccines and brain-machine interfaces for soldiers. She discusses the artificial intelligence and technocracy being promoted as a solution to Covid-19 and gives her thoughts on the US-China "New Cold War" narrative and how it may not be what it seems.

About Whitney Webb Whitney Webb has been a professional writer, researcher and journalist since 2016. She has written for several websites and, from 2017 to 2020, was a staff writer and senior investigative reporter for Mint Press News. She currently writes for The Last American Vagabond and hosts an independent podcast called Unlimited Hangout. You can support her work directly on Patreon. Whitney has made numerous radio, television and video appearances, appearing on left-leaning programs like The Real News Network, Media Roots and The Zero Hour as well as right-leaning programs like The Tom Woods Show and The QTR podcast. Her work aims to highlight under-reported issues and find common ground between people of different political persuasions regarding corruption, government overreach, the lack of accountability for militaries and intelligence agencies and the military-industrial complex. She is currently writing a book on the Jeffrey Epstein scandal based on her viral investigative series and has contributed to a soon-to-be available book on the Coronavirus Epidemic authored by former Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney.

Whitney Webb Articles

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General Discussion / Re: SARS Like - Bats for U - COVID-19
« Last post by tahoeblue on May 21, 2020, 10:27:39 pm »
NY Post readers sound off on ending coronavirus lockdown
By Post Staff Report
May 21, 2020
End New York City’s lockdown now!
By David Marcus
May 20, 2020

Sometimes, a good rant is all a writer can offer. Bear with me.

Last Friday morning, some 3,500 New Yorkers lined up at a Catholic church in Queens to receive free food hours before it even opened, ­according to the New York Police Department. Catholic Charities has reported a 200 percent increase in demand over the past month and a half.

By prolonging the coronavirus shutdown long after its core mission was accomplished, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio have plunged tens of thousands of New Yorkers into poverty.

It needs to end. Now.

In mid-March, we were told we have to endure a lockdown to ensure that hospitals didn’t get overrun. We did. The hospitals were not overwhelmed. We turned the Javits Center into a hospital. We didn’t need it. We brought in a giant Navy ship to treat New Yorkers. We didn’t need it.

We were told we were moments away from running out of ventilators. We weren’t, and now the United States has built so many, we are giving them away to other countries.

Meanwhile, the Big Apple is ­dying. Its streets are empty. The bars and jazz clubs, restaurants and coffeehouses sit barren. Beloved haunts, storied rooms, perfect-slice joints are shuttered, many for good. The sweat equity of countless small-business owners is evaporating. ­Instead of getting people back to work providing for their families, our mayor talks about a fantasyland New Deal for the post-coronavirus era.

Open the city. All of it. Right now.

Broadway shows, beaches, Yankees games, the schools, the top of the freakin’ Empire State building. Everything. New Yorkers have already learned to socially distance. Businesses can adjust. The elderly and infirm can continue to be isolated.

For two months, we have waited for Cuomo and de Blasio to tell us how this ends. Where is ex-Mayor Michael Bloomberg with his alleged army of tracers that the governor told us was the key to reopening? And why did he hand that responsibility over to Bloomberg, whom ­nobody elected anyway?

What the hell is going on? Is anybody in charge of this situation? Or are we just left with the governor and his talking-head brother ­arguing on CNN about which of the two Ma loves best? (Who cares?)

In late April, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp defied experts by opening his state. The Atlantic magazine, once a serious publication that should now come with a stick of stale bubblegum, accused him of engaging in “human sacrifice.”

You want to guess what happened? Guess, come on, take a guess. Instead of the predicted spike in deaths, the number of cases of coronavirus and associated deaths declined.

We should always consider that we are led by idiots, as one of my friends likes to remind me. Cuomo and de Blasio have no plan. There is not a single question about when New York can get back to normal to which they have a straight ­answer. Not one. They cash their taxpayer paychecks while immiserating the rest of us.

We did what we were asked. We flattened the freakin’ curve. There is no longer any reasonable justification for the government to deprive us of our livelihoods. And our rights aren’t the government’s to grant or take away. They belong to us — the free grant of nature and the God of nature. We’re Americans. More than that: New Yorkers, goddammit.

David Marcus is The Federalist’s New York correspondent. Twitter: @BlueBoxDave

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Taxation / Re: Trump impose sanctions on China
« Last post by tahoeblue on May 21, 2020, 03:11:46 pm »
China Moves to Impose New Hong Kong Security Laws, Tightening Its Control

New York Times  27m
Such rules would allow Beijing to take aim at the protests that have roiled the semiautonomous city and posed a direct challenge to the Chinese Communist Party and its leader, Xi Jinping.
Xi Jinping, China’s top leader, arriving at a gathering of a top advisory body to the central government in Beijing on Thursday.
'This is the end of Hong Kong': China pushes controversial security laws
Proposed legislation would effectively end one country, two systems status, say critics
Lily Kuo in Beijing, Verna Yu in Hong Kong, and Helen Davidson
Thu 21 May 2020 14.31 EDT

China plans to push through sweeping national security laws for Hong Kong at its annual meeting of parliament,
in a move that critics say will effectively end the territory’s autonomy.

“National security is the bedrock underpinning the stability of the country,” said Zhang Yesui, spokesman for the National People’s Congress (NPC), the annual meeting of parliament that kicks off its full session on Friday.

Zhang announced that delegates at the NPC – a largely rubber-stamping exercise – would “establish and improve a legal framework and mechanism for safeguarding national security” in Hong Kong.
Condemnation of the proposal was swift, amid fears it could erase the “one country, two systems” framework that is supposed to grant the territory a high degree of autonomy.

“This is the end of Hong Kong,” said the pro-democracy Honk Kong legislator Dennis Kwok. “Beijing, the Central People’s Government, has completely breached its promise to the Hong Kong people ... They are completely walking back on their obligation.”


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Hong Kong Police Arrest More Than 200 in Renewed Protests
Hong Kong police says that more than 200 people were arrested during anti-government protests on Sunday night.
By Associated Press, Wire Service Content May 11, 2020, at 4:44 a.m.

Police arrest anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, early Monday, May 11, 2020. A pro-democracy movement that paralyzed Hong Kong for months last year has shown signs of reviving in recent weeks as the coronavirus threat eases. The government recently decided to allow public gatherings of eight people, up from four previously. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu) The Associated Press

“Police condemn protesters for disregarding the Government’s disease prevention and control measures, and participating in or organizing prohibited group gatherings," the statement said.

Protesters later chanted slogans and built barriers to block roads in Hong Kong's Mongkok district, and set fires on some streets, according to police.


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Coronavirus may have emptied Hong Kong’s streets, but the pro-democracy protests continue
As the government cracks down on dissent, protests have moved into the courts

By Maggie Shum
April 23, 2020 at 2:00 a.m. PDT

Last week, Hong Kong officials detained more than a dozen prominent pro-democracy activists, as the 10-month long anti-extradition bill turned pro-democracy movement continues. Since the outbreak of covid-19 in the region, the Hong Kong government has been aggressively clamping down on the protest movement on multiple fronts, including politicized arrests and further encroachment on civil liberties and rights.

Of course, the outbreak of covid-19 has drastically changed the landscape for contentious politics. Hong Kong’s rules on social distancing and prohibitions on group gatherings have rendered mass mobilization impossible.

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General Discussion / Re: WILL WE SAY "NO!" BEFORE ITS TOO LATE?
« Last post by tahoeblue on May 21, 2020, 10:45:26 am »
March 21st 2020 Lockdowns Began ...  In April Trump "asked" governors to "ease" lockdowns ...
But the trap was declaring state emergencies  Now the governors are tin horn dictators  ...

Now we have legal authoritarians saying we cant refuse a vaccine shot .... we need to find a state that won't require it ... even so in most states we may see vaccine cards "rfid" chips ...

They  say the President CANT STOP THEM from continuing the lockdowns ...
Dershowitz says forced coronavirus vaccination could happen: 'Police power of the state is very considerable'
Alan Dershowitz on whether receiving a coronavirus vaccine be mandated

Jeffrey Epstein, Alan Dershowitz, and Pals Accused of Sex-Trafficking Ring

Famed attorney Alan Dershowitz was accused of involvement in billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged sex-trafficking ring by an attorney for one of Epstein’s victims, who claimed in federal court on Wednesday that the release of sealed documents will prove it.

Constitutionally, it is not a debatable issue, says Alan Dershowitz, retired Harvard Law School professor and author of 'Guilt By Accusation.'
Date Wednesday - May 20 2020
Guests  Stewart Rhodes

Founder and President of Oath Keepers, Stewart Rhodes, discussed whether the lockdowns put in place for the prevention of the COVID-19 spread are a violation of constitutional rights. Describing the current climate in the country as being akin to a "medical 9/11," he mused that Americans are being faced with a similar "false choice" wherein they are being asked to sacrifice their rights in the name of security. To that end, Rhodes observed that the initial reasoning for people quarantining themselves was to 'flatten the curve' so that hospitals were not overwhelmed, but now "we're into this perpetual emergency until there is a vaccine."

He also criticized the governors of some states for "making law as they go," noting "that's what dictators do." Rhodes went on to say that there are no state statutes that give a governor the right to designate a business or activity as essential or non-essential during a pandemic. "There's no clear legal standard," he said, and stressed that "the legislature makes law, the executive executes the law and that's what's being violated." Rhodes indicated that some police officers have begun to recognize this issue and are refusing to enforce lockdown orders.

As for what may come next, Rhodes expressed concern about a future potential scenario in which people are compelled to take a vaccine for the virus, which he postulated would be a violation of the Fourth Amendment. Beyond that, he explained that this is particularly worrisome because pharmaceutical companies are legally exempt from any liability when it comes to potential side effects. "I'm not afraid of COVID-19," he declared, "I'm more afraid of a vaccine and what might be in it." Rhodes also warned that mail-in voting would threaten the legitimacy of the 2020 election regardless of who wins because the opposing side will not trust the outcome.


'Sound Off' Open Lines were featured in the latter half. Monique in Sundland, California called about what she sees as an unsettling amount of censorship happening online, specifically with regards to the dangers of 5G. These thoughts were echoed by Pasquale in Santa Monica, who put forward the possibility that a vaccine for the coronavirus could contain nanoparticles which would be influenced by "5G wavelengths." Kathleen in Alberta, Canada lamented that China is buying property and companies in her country for "ten cents on the dollar." She went on to predict that this will happen in America as well and ominously warned that "you guys are going to become the next province of China."

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January 31: The Trump Administration:
    Declared the coronavirus a public health emergency.
Announced Chinese travel restrictions.
Suspended entry into the United States for foreign nationals who pose a risk of transmitting the coronavirus.

March 11: President Trump:
Announced travel restrictions on foreigners who had visited Europe in the last 14 days.


March 14: The Coronavirus Relief Bill passed the House of Representatives.
March 14: The Trump Administration announced the European travel ban will extend to the UK and Ireland.


March 15: Google announced a partnership with the Trump Administration to develop a website dedicated to coronavirus education, prevention, & local resources.

March 15: All 50 states were contacted through FEMA to coordinate “federally-supported, state-led efforts” to end coronavirus.

March 16: President Trump:
Held a teleconference with governors to discuss coronavirus preparedness and response.
Participated in a call with G7 leaders who committed to increasing coordination in response to the coronavirus and restoring global economic confidence.

March 18: President Trump announced:
Temporary closure of the U.S.-Canada border to non-essential traffic.
Plans to invoke the Defense Production Act in order to increase the number of necessary supplies needed to combat coronavirus.
    FEMA has been activated in every region at its highest level of response.
The U.S. Navy will deploy USNS Comfort and USNS Mercy hospital ships.
All foreclosures and evictions will be suspended for a period of time.
March 20:
The Trump administration has issued a Major Disaster Declaration for New York, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in the United States, officials said.
March 22: President Trump approved major disaster declarations for:

    Washington State

March 22: President Trump announced:

Governors will remain in command of National Guard forces & the federal govt will fund 100% of operations cost
He directed the federal govt to provide 4 large federal medical stations with 2,000 beds for CA & 1,000 beds for NY & WA.

March 22:  President Trump announced that the USNS Mercy will be deployed to Los Angeles.


March 24: President Trump approved a major disaster declaration for the state of Iowa related to the coronavirus outbreak.


March 25: President Trump approved major disaster declarations related to the #coronavirus outbreak for:

North Carolina


March 25: Vice President Pence held discussions with multiple governors, including the Governor of Indiana & the Governor of Michigan

March 26: President Trump approved major disaster declarations related to the coronavirus outbreak for:

New Jersey

March 27: President Trump signed The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act into law.
March 27: President Trump approved major disaster declarations related to the coronavirus outbreak for:

    South Carolina
Puerto Rico

March 28: President Trump approved major disaster declarations related to the coronavirus outbreak for:


March 28: The CDC issued new guidance for residents of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut to avoid non-essential domestic travel for 14 days to #StopTheSpread of the coronavirus within the U.S.


March 29: President Trump announced that CDC guidelines will be extended through April 30 to promote #socialdistancing and other measures to stop the spread of the #coronavirus.

March 29: President Trump approved major disaster declarations related to the coronavirus outbreak for:

Washington DC

March 30: President Trump approved major disaster declarations related to the coronavirus outbreak for:


March 30:  Secretary Azar announced that the FDA has approved Battelle’s N95 mask sanitization process for use to decontaminate tens of thousands of masks per day.
Rhode Island
March 30: President Trump announced “more than 14,000” National Guard service members have been activated to respond to the coronavirus outbreak.

March 31: President Trump approved major disaster declarations related to the coronavirus outbreak for:



April 1: President Trump approved a major disaster declaration related to the coronavirus outbreak for:

North Dakota
The Northern Mariana Islands

April 2: President Trump approved major disaster declarations related to the #coronavirus outbreak for:

The U.S. Virgin Islands

April 2: Secretary Pompeo announced that the State Department has now brought home 30,000 Americans stranded overseas as a result of coronavirus-related travel restrictions.
April 2: The Trump Administration issued recommendations to nursing homes to help mitigate the spread of coronavirus.
April 2: The Energy Department announced it would immediately make 30 million barrels of the strategic petroleum reserve’s (SPR’s) oil storage capacity available to struggling U.S. oil producers.


April 3: President Trump approved major disaster declarations related to the coronavirus outbreak for:

New Hampshire
West Virginia

April 4: President Trump approved major disaster declarations related to the coronavirus outbreak for:


April 5: President Trump approved major disaster declarations related to the coronavirus outbreak for:

South Dakota
New Mexico


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The Lockdown of America Begins
by Daisy Luther

(Mar. 21, 2020) On Thursday night, Governor Gavin Newsome took unprecedented action and locked down the entire state of California. The following day, Governor Andrew Cuomo locked down the state of New York and Gov. J.B. Pritzker locked down the state of Illinois.

Today, as of the time of publication, 70 million Americans are in mandatory isolation at home in the hopes of stopping – or at least slowing down – the COVID-19 virus that is beginning to spread exponentially across the country. For more information about preparing for lockdown and COVID-19 quarantines, please go here.
Newsom orders all 40M Californians to stay home in nation's strictest state lockdown
‘It Is the Decision of the President’: Trump Falsely Claims He Can Order Governors to End Coronavirus Lockdown
By Zachary Evans

April 13, 2020 12:06 PM

President Trump on Monday falsely claimed the authority to overrule governors and allow businesses to open in defiance of the lockdown orders that state governments have imposed to contain the Wuhan coronavirus.

“For the purpose of creating conflict and confusion, some in the Fake News Media are saying that it is the Governors decision to open up the states, not that of the President of the United States & the Federal Government,” Trump wrote on Twitter. “Let it be fully understood that this is incorrect.”

Trump continued, “It is the decision of the President, and for many good reasons. With that being said, the Administration and I are working closely with the Governors, and this will continue. A decision by me, in conjunction with the Governors and input from others, will be made shortly!”

While the federal government has issued guidelines for social distancing and other mitigation techniques to “slow the spread” of coronavirus, it has not issued any directives to close businesses. The federal government does not have the authority to implement a “national lockdown” featuring business closures and mandatory social-distancing efforts, which measures are instead left to be implemented by individual states.


At any rate, state governors who have imposed “shelter-in-place” orders and other measures hold the primary authority to lift those measures when they see fit.

Trump has sought to reopen the economy as soon as possible, although it’s unclear how much the spread of coronavirus will prevent businesses from operating even with a reduced number of cases in the U.S.

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US lockdown NOW, crisis till August: Trump says there are '15 days to stop the spread' and old must stay home, gatherings over 10 people end, and schools, offices bars and restaurants close to beat coronavirus

    President Donald Trump on Monday released a series of coronavirus guidelines to slow the spread of the disease
The two-page list is called '15 Days to Slow the Spread'

    After 15 days the guidelines will be revisited
The guidelines advise avoid eating in restaurants and bars along with no social gatherings over the number of 10
Calls on schools in affected areas to be closed
Trump predicted the virus could be a threat until the summer
Coronavirus symptoms: what are they and should you see a doctor?

By Emily Goodin, Senior U.s. Political Reporter For
Published: 15:22 EDT, 16 March 2020 | Updated: 10:21 EDT, 17 March 2020

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Could Trump end lockdowns? Three legal issues
March 26, 2020

Government actions to protect public health amid the coronavirus crisis have taken place under a variety of laws and regulations. What are the legal underpinnings for travel bans, quarantines, and lockdowns?

Could President Donald Trump, in the name of restarting the economy, repeal the lockdown or semi-lockdown conditions that now exist in much of the United States, with nonessential stores shuttered, large groups prohibited, and many places of business closed?

The answer to that question is almost certainly “no.” From Connecticut to California, it is state and local officials who have ordered most of the nation’s current restrictions on daily life. Mr. Trump could direct federal workers to return to their offices, and order some businesses to produce certain items under the Defense Production Act. But in terms of direct action, that’s about it.
Every state, territory, and the District of Columbia has declared a public health emergency, according to lists compiled by the National Governors Association. Twenty-one states and the Virgin Islands have issued stay-at-home orders, according to the NGA (not all these orders cover state territories in their entirety). Most have set limits of various levels on the size of permissible public gatherings.
But many governors, particularly in hard-hit states such as New York, do not appear at all inclined to loosen regulations yet. A number of the governors at the forefront of closing down schools and businesses are Republican, such as Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan. They don’t seem inclined to follow the president’s wishes, either.

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General Discussion / Re: The Mark
« Last post by #1 Trouble Maker on May 21, 2020, 08:10:31 am »

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The microchip is a part of the surenge, it does NOT get injected into the soft kill reciepient.  That so-called 'patch' on the other hand...

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General Discussion / Re: SARS Like - Bats for U - COVID-19
« Last post by tahoeblue on May 20, 2020, 03:13:46 pm »
Back to the modeller that told us the sky was falling and we were all going to Die .. Like Climate Change ...
I have Reviewed Ferguson’s Code – It’s a Joke

I have been asked by a source in Britain to review the Ferguson model code for my opinion. Just so everyone has some idea, the original program used by Ferguson was “a single 15,000 line file that had been worked on for a decade” and by no means is this remotely sophisticated. I seriously doubt that Imperial College will want to go public with the code because it is that bad. To put this in some perspective, just the core to conduct basic analysis in Socrates is about 150,000 lines of code. It is so complicated, it takes a tremendous amount of concentration to try to see the paths it has available to it for basic analysis.

In programming, you run what is known as a regression-test, which is re-running a functional and non-functional test to ensure that previously developed and tested software still performs after a change. In market terminology, its called back-testing. In the most unprofessional manner imaginable, the Imperial College code does not even have a regression-test structure. They apparently attempted to but the extent of the random behavior caused by bugs in the code to prevent that check? On April 4th, 2020, Imperial College noted:

“However, we haven’t had the time to work out a scalable and maintainable way of running the regression test in a way that allows a small amount of variation, but doesn’t let the figures drift over time.”

This Ferguson Model is such a joke it is either an outright fraud, or it is the most inept piece of programming I may have ever seen in my life. There is no valid test to warrant any funding of Imperial College for providing ANY forecast based upon this model. This is the most UNPROFESSIONAL operation perhaps in computer science. The entire team should be disbanded and an independent team put in place to review the world of Neil Ferguson and he should NOT be allowed to oversee any review of this model.

The only REASONABLE conclusion I can reach is that this has been deliberately used to justify bogus forecasts intent for political activism, or I must accept that these academics are totally incapable of even creating a theoretical model no less coding it as a programmer. There seems to have been no independent review of Ferguson’s work which is unimaginable!

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Neil Ferguson’s Lockdown Model Ridiculed After its Code is Open Sourced
May 8, 2020 3:37 pm

The 15,000 lines of code that have cost the global economy an estimated $20 trillion have been open sourced with coders dismayed.

“Billions of lives have been disrupted worldwide on the basis that the study produced by the logic contained in this codebase is accurate, and since there are no tests to show that, the findings of this study (and any others based on this codebase) are not a sound basis for public policy at this time.”

So says Justin Holmes, a coder since 2010, regarding the COVID-19 CovidSim microsimulation model developed by the MRC Centre for Global Infectious Disease Analysis hosted at Imperial College, London.

Neil Ferguson, who leads the MRC Centre, publicly tweeted on the 22nd of March that he wrote the code 13 years ago to model flu pandemics.

“I am happy to say that Microsoft and GitHub are working with Imperial JIDEA and MRC Outbreak to document, refactor and extend the code to allow others to use without the multiple days training it would currently require (and which we don’t have time to give),” he said.

One of those people helping to refactor and extend was John Carmack, a well known coder who on the 27th of April released this on Github, the platform for open source code.

“As a software engineer, I’m appalled at the quality of this code and the role its played in public policy. The deficits in testing and quality assurance need to be immediately spoken for to assure the claims made by its data are valid,” says a coder going by the name of Tux who seems to have been coding since 2011.
Due to bugs, the code can produce very different results given identical inputs. They routinely act as if this is unimportant.

This problem makes the code unusable for scientific purposes, given that a key part of the scientific method is the ability to replicate results. Without replication, the findings might not be real at all.”


“Neil Ferguson was bankrolled by major pharmaceutical companies,” reports the Express.

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General Discussion / Re: Have you realized you've been duped by Trump yet?
« Last post by One Revelator on May 20, 2020, 02:12:33 pm »
Even the Fanboyz have lost faith in Trump

Trump’s latest reckless coronavirus cure claim will kill Americans and is a shameful, negligent abuse of his power

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You would think that Trump is the only human on the planet saying this according to Piers. All the deplatformed medical professionals that value human life over money don't count.

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