Stephen P. Foster – The Health Dictatorship


The health dictatorship is closing its grip around us. Get ready for the jab. 


Kiss “normal” goodbye.

Welcome to the Health Dictatorship

by Stephen Paul Foster(abridged by

Welcome to the health dictatorship. It’s well underway. The terror is working. All the lieutenant dictators – governors, mayors, public health apparatchiks – are pitching in in overtime to pull it off.

This dictatorship has the four big features that launch all modern dictatorships. 

First, a massive propaganda campaign by the government and mass media that focuses on an “emergency” crisis that grants extraordinary powers by decree to the governing elite and severely curtails the liberties and freedoms of associations that are taken for granted by the citizenry. For the last eight months we’ve all experienced just how much and how quickly all of these liberties have been stripped away from us. And, with no indication of how many of them might return, when, and in what limited form they might be in.

Second, a campaign of demonization is launched against skeptics and those reluctant to accept the restrictions. Ignorance, stupidity, selfishness, and accusations of any and every kind of cognitive and moral deficiency have rained down upon the heads of the doubters from the government and the mass-media. The mask, of course, is the visible signal of compliance, which is why mask-resistance is furiously denounced as an egregious threat to public health and safety, an act of sedition that brings down the denunciations, social ostracism, the threats of criminal charges and fines. 

In Germany recently, the government turned the water cannons on unmasked protestors. Masking has huge moral dimensions for the ruling class that far outweigh whatever prophylactic measures it might offer. Not to mask means you are a heretic. Dictatorships thrive on heretics. Their viciousness serves to contrast the virtue of the ruling class and enhance their guardian status.

Third, we see an enormous transfer of wealth from the powerless, middle and blue-collar class haves to the “must have even more” elites. Small businesses, blue collar workers, service workers have been devastated by the lockdowns – bought off temporarily by the output of the printing presses. Their children are unable to attend school regularly. Sky rocketing food prices are further impoverishing them. Entire sectors of the economy are in various stages of bankruptcy. On the other hand, Wall street, billionaires, financial services and tech industries and Big Pharma are going gang busters. The Dow is at an all-time high.

Which brings us to feature number four, the one I want to spend more time on because it’s in the early stages and its effects will be, well, profound. The promise of the panacea. In ideologically based dictatorships, the panacea is abstract and well into the future. For example, communist dictatorships promise prosperity and plenty and complete equality someday when all the obstacles (resisters, i.e. deviationists, wreckers, reactionaries, old guard capitalists, etc.) have been removed. It takes a long time, and after a while the coercion and hypocrisy seem normal.

With a health dictatorship, the promised panacea is more of an immediate, technical nature. Which brings us to the vaccine. The vaccine is here. We are all, or most of all are going to take it. And… the pandemic will be over, Covid-19 will be a bad memory and life will resume as normal. That’s what my friends and family and neighbors believe. That seems to be the general consensus. That’s what the propaganda organs are telling us.

“Take me out to the ball game
Take me out with the crowd…”


Forget the crowd. It’s not going to happen. Here is what makes me skeptical. It’s an argument by way of analogy.

Analogy part one. Perdue Pharma

“On October 21, 2020, Purdue Pharma agreed to plead guilty to 3 federal criminal charges. These charges are a direct response to the opioid epidemic spreading in the United States. According to experts, the company helped drive the opioid crisis. This problem has led to more than 470,000 opioid-related deaths since 2000. 

Charges against Purdue Pharma include:

  • Conspiracy to defraud the United States.
  • Violating federal anti-kickback.
  • Marketing opioids to doctors that it suspected of writing illegal prescriptions.

For years groups and states have tried to seek justice for the thousands of people affected by opioids. Purdue Pharma and other pharmaceutical companies have avoided taking ownership of the epidemic. This historic settlement is the highest-profile display of corporate accountability. The new $8.3 billion deal was announced on Wednesday by the U.S. Justice Department. Unfortunately, the likelihood of the company paying the $8.3 billion negotiated is slim.”

Analogy part two. Big Pharma Pfizer.

Pfizer, known for its products like Advil, Viagra, Xanax and Zoloft. It was the second-largest pharmaceutical company in revenue in 2017. 

Pfizer is coming out with a vaccine that it developed in eight months. Normally it takes years, but Pfizer was “unleashed” put on a fast track, operating on the principle that no crisis should go to waste in quest of profit.

Lest that sound too cynical: Pfizer has a history of hanky-panky that, how shall I say this, is mind blowing. From the Department of Justice website.

Justice Department Announces Largest Health Care Fraud Settlement in Its History. Pfizer to Pay $2.3 Billion for Fraudulent Marketing

So, to complete the analogy argument, I pose a question: Is there any reason a rational, empirically oriented person should be persuaded to believe that Big Pharma Pfizer claims for the safety and effectiveness of their vaccine – eight months, not years, in development – are more credible than Pharma Perdue’s claims that OxyContin wasn’t addictive? According the Department of Justice, Pfizer was engaged in criminal activity, and not just the garden variety type – the biggest fraud in health care history. The country’s health is being handed over to a confessed corporate criminal.

Added to the weight of that question are a couple of considerations. First, Pfizer will be making billions of dollars on back of the crisis. Second, for the American people, taking the vaccine will not be a voluntary choice. Keeping your job, your health insurance, travel on an airplane, your children’s permission go to school, any kind of government backed loans or assistance will all be contingent on you taking the vaccine. All of this will be justified on the basis of public health. No exceptions. No resistance. No questioning permitted. The health dictatorship is closing its grip around us. Get ready for the jab. Kiss “normal” goodbye.

New Study Shows Mask Mandates Had Zero Effect in Florida or Nationwide, But the Lie Continues

New Study Shows Mask Mandates Had Zero Effect in Florida or Nationwide, But the Lie Continues

Source: AP Photo/Alex Brandon

Obviously, no amount of evidence, data, trends, facts, studies, or science will ever convince most ‘public health officials’ that masks aren’t doing squat to stop the spread of COVID-19. Cases and deaths continue to spike (yes, many of these are super-sensitive PCR test-driven numbers, but still) despite the fact that well over 90% of the country are complying with their absurd mandates. Yet, predictably, the virus keeps going right on virusing, as highly contagious respiratory viruses, unfortunately, tend to do, especially once cold weather hits. 

Nevertheless, those of us who are mask skeptics have a difficult chore in front of us. Given that most of the country is under a mask mandate of some form or another, we can point to spikes all day AFTER these mandates were put in place only to have our opponents simply say, “Look how bad it would have been WITHOUT masks!”

It’s a tough argument to counter given the fact that our overlords have sold masking as a low-cost, easy “solution” that’s totally worth it even if they “save one life,” or something (nevermind the health risks – let’s censor docs who talk about those!). So, how DO we prove that things wouldn’t have been worse without masks? One way is to look at data from the few free states remaining. 

In Florida, for example, most counties have so far bravely refused to implement mask mandates while others, usually in high population centers, have done so. Justin Hart and the team at Rational Ground(follow them on Twitter here – it’s worth it) just released a comprehensive data analysis of masked vs non-masked counties in the state. A total of 22 of 67 counties in the state have implemented a mask order at some point during the period of May 1 through December 15. It may not sound like many, but these include almost all of Florida’s largest metro areas. To be more than fair, if an area added a mask order at some point during the outbreak, the study’s authors gave a 14 day period to allow time for cases to begin subsiding. “Cases were summed for both mandate and non-mandate jurisdictions and adjusted per 100,000 people for days the mandates were or were not in effect,” wrote the authors, describing the methodology used.

If masks did even close to as advertised, one would expect to see the counties that went maskless to be absolute dumpster fires next to the counties that implemented mandates, right? At the very least, the numbers should favor the masked areas by more than a percentage point or two. So, how did it go? Yep, it was the Mask Cult’s worse nightmare:

“When counties DID have a mandate in effect, there were 667,239 cases over 3,137 days with an average of 23 cases per 100,000 per day. When counties DID NOT have a countywide order, there were 438,687 cases over 12,139 days with an average of 22 cases per 100,000 per day.”

In other words, counties with mask-mandates in place actually did WORSE than those that refused to implement them. (Yeah, color me shocked.) The authors even accounted for population density in their analysis, suggesting that it didn’t have an impact on the numbers because four of the 12 most populous counties in Florida never had a countywide order. “When the eight DID have an order in effect, there were 64 cases per 1,000. In periods 11 of 12 DID NOT have one, there were 40,” they wrote.

“But that’s just Florida,” you say. “They’re weirdos anyway. Surely masks have worked in the rest of the country.” Well, I’m glad you asked! The good folks at Rational Ground went on to compare national numbers, pitting the states that resisted the urge to impose a statewide mask mandate against those that masked up. How did those compare? 

“When states DID have a mandate in effect, there were 9,605,256 cases over 5,907 total days and averaged 27 cases per 100,000 per day. When states DID NOT have a statewide order there were 5,781,716 cases over 5,772 total days averaging 17 cases per 100,000 people per day.”

So there you have it, incontrovertible data evidence that mask mandates do little to nothing to stop or even slightly curb the spread of COVID-19. If masks were the answer, wouldn’t you expect to see a drop in cases not long after mask mandates are implemented? At the very least, wouldn’t you expect to see cases level off and STAY leveled off? What you would NOT expect would be what has actually happened, for cases to spike as they have done since November seemingly all across the country, regardless of whether or not a mandatory masking policy was in place. 

Further, wouldn’t you also expect states and areas that MASKED HARRDERRR than anyone else, states like California that have the ‘bold leadership’ to insist the plebes under their control mask up outside on hiking trails and sitting alone in parks, to have the lowest case counts of all? Just look at the latest per capita numbers there compared to Florida and tell me with a straight face that mask mandates ‘work.’ As Dave Rubin adeptly pointed out earlier this month, Florida’s numbers “should be ten times higher” than California’s. I mean, nobody is asking for masks to work perfectly, but hell, shouldn’t we expect SOME performance?

Numbers and data like this get down to the brass tacks. We can pit our doctors, scientists, and epidemiologists against their doctors, scientists, and epidemiologists on the actual sciencebehind whether forcing people to put a moist, bacteria & virus-laden piece of cloth over the holes through which they breathe actually works to contain a virus that’s infinitesimally smaller than its threads (and yes, there are plenty of doctors, scientists, and epidemiologists on Team Reality too, and a bunch of them are on this must-follow Twitter list!), but if mask-mandates aren’t actually WORKING to curb the spread, why do we have them in place?

It’s complete and utter nonsense, of course. You know it, I know it, and the powers-that-be likely know it too. So why do they insist on continuing the charade? Whatever it is, it has NOTHING to do with either public health or real science.

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(‘Brother Square-Toes’—Rewards and Fairies)If you can keep your head when all about you   
    Are losing theirs and blaming it on you,   
If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you,
    But make allowance for their doubting too;   
If you can wait and not be tired by waiting,
    Or being lied about, don’t deal in lies,
Or being hated, don’t give way to hating,
    And yet don’t look too good, nor talk too wise:

If you can dream—and not make dreams your master;   
    If you can think—and not make thoughts your aim;   
If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster
    And treat those two impostors just the same;   
If you can bear to hear the truth you’ve spoken
    Twisted by knaves to make a trap for fools,
Or watch the things you gave your life to, broken,
    And stoop and build ’em up with worn-out tools:

If you can make one heap of all your winnings
    And risk it on one turn of pitch-and-toss,
And lose, and start again at your beginnings
    And never breathe a word about your loss;
If you can force your heart and nerve and sinew
    To serve your turn long after they are gone,   
And so hold on when there is nothing in you
    Except the Will which says to them: ‘Hold on!’

If you can talk with crowds and keep your virtue,
Or walk with Kings—nor lose the common touch,
If neither foes nor loving friends can hurt you,
If all men count with you, but none too much;
If you can fill the unforgiving minute
With sixty seconds’ worth of distance run,
Yours is the Earth and everything that’s in it,
And—which is more—you’ll be a Man, my son!

The 1918 Rockefeller-US Army Worldwide Pandemic

Army Hospital No. 4. Fort Porter, N.Y. during the 1918-19 ‘Spanish’ Influenza pandemic.

One new historical development that has been evolving over a few years and now brought into focus because of COVID-19, is the so-called “Spanish Flu” of 1918. Recurring reports and documentation are emerging to tell us that this ‘Greatest Pandemic in History’ was[1]

 not “Spanish”,[2]

 not “the flu” and,[3] not a natural occurrence but the result of human tinkering with vaccines. There surely is much more to emerge, but the accumulating evidence to date is too compelling to dismiss.

In simple terms, the emerging evidence supports postulations that the 1918 pandemic was caused by a misguided – and very experimental – Rockefeller Institute meningitis vaccination program which was initiated at Fort Riley by the US military, and spread to the world from there. This essay will attempt to briefly document the evidence that is available so far. There will of course be many objections to the content of this essay, not only from the ideologues and trolls, but from those in high places with vital body organs requiring protection.

First, there was never any justification for associating the 1918 pandemic with Spain. The pathogen did not originate in Spain, nor was Spain the hardest hit. The most commonly-accepted “official story” as related by our MSM is that all countries but Spain had initiated severe censorship (due to the war) and thus the facts of the pandemic freely circulated only in the Spanish media, and so it was “natural” to refer to this as the Spanish Flu. From this reasoning, since we all know the US has at least 125% freedom of speech and minus the same degree of censorship, we should rename COVID-19 “The American curse”. (This may yet happen, for other more valid reasons).

In any case, the documented evidence is increasingly voluminous – and increasingly solid – that this outbreak originated at Fort Riley, Kansas, in the US. Conspiracy theorists and historical revisionists cannot change this now.

The 1918 pandemic was quite possibly the worst the world had seen, certainly for centuries. It infected about 500 million people and killed at least 50 million worldwide. The current “official narrative” (again) is that it was caused by “an H1N1 virus that originated in birds” (which is not a ‘flu’ in any case), and its only tenuous connection with the US was that it was “first identified in the US in military personnel” in the spring of 1918. These claims appear to be false. In a 2008 report, the US NIH admitted that most of the deaths were not from ‘the flu’ nor from any bird virus but from a bacterial pneumonia.[1]

 The details of the studies corroborate this extensively, in which even Dr. Anthony Fauci says, “We agree completely that bacterial pneumonia played a major role in the mortality of the 1918 pandemic.”[2]


. In fact, it is now stated that the reason modern medical technology was never able to identify the “killer influenza strain” from this pandemic was because influenza was not the killer. It might be obvious to us today because we know that influenza attacks the young, old and immunocompromised, while the “Spanish Flu” attacked healthy people in their prime – which is what a bacterial pneumonia does.

Again, the official narrative tells us that, due to troop movements because of the war, the pathogen was spread worldwide. But the current emerging thesis is that troop movements might have been irrelevant because Rockefeller, in their combined haste and hubris, “sent their experimental anti-meningococcal serum to England, France, Belgium, Italy and many other countries, helping spread the epidemic worldwide.” It certainly appears to be the prime suspect, and we can understand the reluctance of today’s WHO and CDC to reveal this to the popular press. As Dr. Kevin Barry wrote:

It would be much more difficult to maintain the marketing mantra of “vaccines save lives” if a vaccine experiment originating in the United States . . . caused the deaths of 50-100 million people. (and) “The American Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research and its experimental bacterial meningococcal vaccine may have killed 50-100 million people in 1918-19” is a far less effective sales slogan.[6]

The Smoking Gun

According to the 2008 National Institute of Health paper, bacterial pneumonia was the killer in a minimum of 92.7% of the 1918-19 autopsies reviewed. It is likely higher than 92.7%. The researchers looked at more than 9000 autopsies, and “there were no negative (bacterial) lung culture results.” “… In the 68 higher-quality autopsy series, in which the possibility of unreported negative cultures could be excluded, 92.7% of autopsy lung cultures were positive for ≥1 bacterium. … in one study of approximately 9000 subjects who were followed from clinical presentation with influenza to resolution or autopsy, researchers obtained, with sterile technique, cultures of either pneumococci or streptococci from 164 of 167 lung tissue samples.

“There were 89 pure cultures of pneumococci; 19 cultures from which only streptococci were recovered; 34 that yielded mixtures of pneumococci and/or streptococci; 22 that yielded a mixture of pneumococci, streptococci, and other organisms (prominently pneumococci and non-hemolytic streptococci); and 3 that yielded non-hemolytic streptococci alone. There were no negative lung culture results.”[2]

 Pneumococci or streptococci were found in “164 of (the) 167 lung tissue samples” autopsied. That is 98.2%. Bacteria was the killer[6]

“The 1918 and 1919 volumes of the Journal of the American Medicine Association include many articles on the cause, prevention, and treatment of influenza. Again and again, investigators wonder at the spotty presence of B. influenzae in the ill, note its presence in healthy individuals, and observe it in other infections such as measles, scarlet fever, diphtheria, and varicella (chickenpox). In one article, the authors write, “There seems to be no justification for the belief that the epidemic was due to the influenza bacillus, which is probably a secondary invader and bears about the same relation to the influenza cases as to respiratory infections of a different sort” (Lord 1919).[7]

This appears to be where the story begins:

Following an outbreak of epidemic meningitis at Camp Funston, Kansas, in October and November, 1917, a series of antimeningitis vaccinations was undertaken on volunteer subjects from the camp.[8]

 At that time, vaccinations (and perhaps much of medical science generally) were in their infancy, with very much unknown. In particular, Dr. Gates himself (see Note 8) notes that prior to this time, “meningococcus vaccines have not been extensively employed for prophylactic immunization, and only a few references are to be found in the literature that relate vaccination experiences.” He further relates that the few referenced cases experienced “very severe” reactions to the vaccines – which were entirely experimental.

In this case, the Rockefeller Institute, which seems to be where the experiments in opening this special compartment of Pandora’s Box originated, contrived an experimental vaccine and were understandably anxious to “see what happens”. It was apparently a rather crude anti-bacterial vaccine that was made in horses. I haven’t the medical competence to comment on the equine portion but others more knowledgeable have suggested this might not have been the best method. One enormous advantage of the war to Rockefeller was that the US Army ballooned from little more than 250,000 to 6,000,000 men, with the “Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research” now having an enormous pool of human guinea pigs to conduct vaccine experiments.

In a 26-page paper published in July of 1918 by Dr. Fredrick L. Gates, M. D., First Lieutenant, Medical Corps, U. S. Army, writing from the Base Hospital, Fort Riley, Kansas, and The Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, New York, Dr. Gates outlines the procedure.[8]

For the determination of dosage and the study of reactions and antibody formation six groups of about 50 men each were chosen from the various companies in the regiment. Successive groups received increasing doses of vaccine in a series of three injections at 4 to 10 day intervals. The determination of the dosage of vaccine for subsequent groups followed from the reports of the reactions produced by the given doses. It was considered important to increase the doses gradually in order to locate closely the zone of mild reactions and to avoid unexpectedly severe results.

The occurrence of an occasional reaction of greater severity even with the smaller doses, and increasing local tenderness after the injection of the larger doses of vaccine led to the choice of relatively lower doses for the general series throughout the camp rather than the attempt to push the dosage up to the limit of endurance. Later experience fully justified this decision. The preliminary series of vaccinations, therefore, served to establish the method of injection, the proper dosage for extended vaccination, the reactions which might be expected to follow the chosen doses, and the production of immune bodies in the serum of vaccinated men. On the basis of these findings the vaccine was offered to the camp at large.

“Heretofore meningococcus vaccines have not been extensively employed for prophylactic immunization, and only a few references are to be found in the literature that relate vaccination experiences.”

Those few references listed apparently experienced severe reactions, all of which indicates this was truly an experiment intruding on ground not before traveled.

The results were not long in coming. “… Fourteen of the largest training camps had reported influenza outbreaks in March, April, or May, and some of the infected troops carried the virus with them aboard ships to France … As soldiers in the trenches became sick, the military evacuated them from the front lines and replaced them with healthy men. This process continuously brought the virus into contact with new hosts – young, healthy soldiers in which it could adapt, reproduce, and become extremely virulent without danger of burning out.

… Before any travel ban could be imposed, a contingent of replacement troops departed Camp Devens (outside of Boston) for Camp Upton, Long Island, the Army’s debarkation point for France, and took influenza with them. Medical officers at Upton said it arrived “abruptly” on September 13, 1918, with 38 hospital admissions, followed by 86 the next day, and 193 the next. Hospital admissions peaked on October 4 with 483, and within 40 days, Camp Upton sent 6,131 men to the hospital for influenza. Some developed pneumonia so quickly that physicians diagnosed it simply by observing the patient rather than listening to the lungs…”[9]

I would say here that all indications are that this event was accidental. There may well have been hubris and ‘god-like’ imaginings at the Rockefeller Institute, but I am not in a position to make such accusations. From everything I have seen in researching this subject and, while I cannot speak for Rockefeller, the US military appears to have approached this with sincerity, good intentions, and high hopes of staving off meningitis infections in their troops. I have referenced above the paper by Dr. Gates that was written in 1918, and have studied it repeatedly. From those readings, I recognise no hint of deception or cover-up, no recklessness, no disdain for the lives of the soldiers, and no attempt (as we see with vaccines today) to minimise or discard the dangers of adverse reactions. The entire tone of his paper is one of an intelligent and educated medical officer sincerely documenting the situation of a dangerous pathogen and his efforts to eliminate it. He is careful in his statements, he documents the care in administering minor and increasing doses of the vaccine and monitoring their effects at every stage. From everything I have learned, I could find no fault with the US military in this ‘experiment’, except perhaps the fact that it was an experiment. The faults, disdain, cover-ups and deception came later.

My reading of the aftermath is that both the Rockefeller Institute and the US military (after conducting their thousands of autopsies) fully realised what had happened and, in humanly-understandable terms in the face of the calamity they had inadvertently unleashed, decided the most prudent course was to bury the truth rather than face the recriminations of an already war-weary world. Let’s not forget this pandemic killed more people than did the war itself, by a very large margin. In that situation, what would you do? Can you see the headlines in the NYT and London Times, reading “Whoops!”. I believe that this pandemic became the ‘flu’ and ‘Spanish’ because it disguised both the origin and the pathogen itself, steering the world’s public in wrong directions and blaming everything on nature. But perhaps after more than 100 years it is time for the US to show a bit of courage and integrity and tell the truth. There is after all a first time for everything.

The Inevitable “Chinese Coolies”

There is one other aspect to this that requires mention: the attempt by some individuals to lay the blame for this event on China. The accusation itself is too stupid to warrant refuting, but I will briefly deal with it because it is one element of a large category of history that demands public revelation – that of Jewish slave trading.

The connection with this topic to the 1918 pandemic is the theory first promulgated by a Canadian historian named Mark Humphries from Canada’s Memorial University of Newfoundland who wrote that newly unearthed records confirm that one of the side stories of the war – the mobilization of 96,000 Chinese laborers to work behind the British and French lines on World War I’s Western Front – may have been the source of the pandemic. While Humphries acknowledges that his hypothesis awaits confirmation, the National Geographic couldn’t wait and, in an article written by Dan Vergano – they published the accusation as “about as close to a smoking gun as a historian is going to get”.

That wouldn’t be so bad, but this is only 1% of the picture of Chinese “laborers” working “behind the lines” at the oddest places in the world. It needs to be told that the International Jews responsible for China’s opium century – Rothschild, Sassoon, Kadoorie, Hardoon, and many more, were also responsible for kidnapping and transporting as slaves millions of Chinese from Fujian and Guangdong for at least 150 years – the reason we have Chinese all over the world.

Few are aware that the Panama Canal was built primarily by Chinese slaves kidnapped by Jewish slave traders and shipped to Central America. That is the reason that even today more than 10% of the population of Panama is Chinese. The same was true for the Great Panama Railroad, interestingly documented by tales that after completion all the Chinese committed suicide. The story was that once the Railroad was built, the Chinese ‘laborers’ began smoking opium and all killed themselves, some apparently by cutting off their own heads. As James Bond would say, “Well, that’s a neat trick”. I should point out that the symptoms of smoking opium are pacific, not violent, and nobody is likely to cut off their own heads, impale those same heads on a spike, or hang themselves with their own hair.

It was the same with the railroads in both Canada and the US, where (as with the HSBC bank) the names were Scottish but the money was all Jewish, and countless thousands of Chinese were kidnapped and sent to North America to build the railroads for their Jewish friends – after which most were massacred.

The connection with the 1918 pandemic is the approximately 150,000 Chinese “laborers” who “voluntarily” went from Shandong to Europe to assist in the war effort. This by itself is ridiculous. The Chinese in Shandong had enough trouble with the Jews selling opium and the Japanese gobbling up their country to care about some stupid war halfway around the world. What happened was that the International Jews had infiltrated themselves so thoroughly into China that they controlled Chiang Kai-Shek and more importantly Harvard-educated T. V. Soong and, after establishing a Rothschild-owned Central Bank, were in the process of looting every penny from China. In the midst of this, and with the war now a reality, they prevailed upon Chiang and Soong to kidnap yet more Chinese to be used as slave labor and cannon fodder for their war in Europe. Chiang obliged, and the Chinese citizens were forcibly conscripted as always.

They were sent first to Canada, transported across the country to the Atlantic, then shipped to Europe where nearly all of them died. This is the issue. “Historians” (primarily Jewish) have suddenly discovered that the Chinese who were shipped to Canada and Europe came not only with their luggage but with the “Spanish flu”, ready to infect the world. The documented evidence is of course non-existent but then Jewish historical novels seldom rely on evidence. One Jewish historian tells us that at the time China was suffering from something that “just must have been” the Spanish flu, with at least 150 miles along the Great Wall suffering from this infection. Well, Beijing is like every other cold climate in the world in that we will find colds and the flu in winter, so nothing special here. But what we actually had was one Chinese at mile zero, one at mile 150 and one at mile 300, and thus we have infected Chinese for at least 300 miles.

The next part tells us that when the “infected” Chinese were in Canada waiting for transportation to Europe, they were housed in internment camps “surrounded by barbed wire”. Even worse, while on the 8,000 Km. train trip across Canada, their carriages were locked to protect them from “anti-Chinese sentiment”. That’s cute. Would this be like the American Wild West, where gangs of marauding Canadians would be mounted on horseback and chasing down trains so they could mount them and beat up the hated Chinese passengers? There was no anti-Chinese sentiment extant to justify such outrageous measures. The Chinese were indeed in locked carriages, and for the same reason they were in internment camps with barbed wire – so the ungrateful kidnapped slaves couldn’t escape.

The theory is further embellished that many of the kidnapped Chinese were ill, conveniently with the Spanish flu, and thus carried it from the Great Wall to Europe. No indication of how it migrated to Fort Riley. And of course, the reason the Spanish flu didn’t affect China was because all Chinese had already been infected and were immune. I was always a fan of Science Fiction, but it occurs to me that Medical Fiction may be even more exciting.

There is so much effort today to attribute the ‘Spanish flu’ to the Chinese – by Jewish historians – as there also is to attribute Europe’s Bubonic Plague to the Chinese – by the same Jewish historians. This really needs to end, and the best method is to name and identify all those responsible. Perhaps the time has finally arrived for the world to know the truth of a great many things.

Mr. Romanoff’s writing has been translated into 28 languages and his articles posted on more than 150 foreign-language news and politics websites in more than 30 countries, as well as more than 100 English-language platforms. Larry Romanoff is a retired management consultant and businessman. He has held senior executive positions in international consulting firms, and owned an international import-export business. He has been a visiting professor at Shanghai’s Fudan University, presenting case studies in international affairs to senior EMBA classes. Mr. Romanoff lives in Shanghai and is currently writing a series of ten books generally related to China and the West. He is one of the contributing authors to Cynthia McKinney’s new anthology ‘When China Sneezes’. His full archive can be seen at can be contacted at:

Additional References

1. Deaths from Bacterial Pneumonia during 1918–19 Influenza Pandemic

John F. Brundage* and G. Dennis Shanks†

Author affiliations: *Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center, Silver Spring, Maryland, USA; †Australian Army Malaria Institute, Enoggera, Queensland, Australia

4. PDF of Fort Riley Study [1918]

5. American Experience, “The First Wave”, PBS


[1] Bacterial Pneumonia Caused Most Deaths in 1918 Influenza

[2] J Infect Dis. 2008 Oct 1; 1987: 962–970. Predominant Role of Bacterial Pneumonia as a Cause of Death in Pandemic Influenza: Implications for Pandemic Influenza Preparedness David M. Morens, Jeffery K. Taubenberger, and Anthony S. Fauci








[9] Public Health Rep. 2010; 125(Suppl 3): 82–91. The U.S. Military and the Influenza Pandemic of 1918–1919; Carol R. Byerly, PhD

How would you prove you’re getting robbed?

By Robert Arvay

One of my idle hobbies is writing science fiction stories.  The first one will be published after I die, at which point I will become rich and famous.  

None of them, however, is as strange as the bizarre world in which we now find ourselves.  It is as if criminals had broken into your house, while you were home, in broad daylight, and begun loading up your valuable belongings in a rented truck parked in your driveway.  You immediately pick up the phone and dial 911.

“911.  What is your emergency?”

“I’m being robbed.”  



“Do you have any evidence of that?”  

“Yes!  I’m looking right at the robbers.”

“Okay.  But do you have any video?”  

“As a matter of fact, my security cameras are running right now.”

“Good.  Put your phone next to the video and let me see.”

“Okay.  Here’s the video, and here is live feed of the robbers, directly from my phone.”

“I see.  But there are other possible explanations for what is going on.”  

“What other possible explanation could there be?  You can actually see them robbing my house.”  

“Has any court ruled that they are doing that?”  

“Court?  What the hell are you talking about?  You can see them with your own eyes.”  

“Let me talk to them.”  

“Talk to them?  Are you crazy?”  

Just then, one of the robbers hears what you said and takes the phone from your hand.  “Hello,” he says.  Then, “No, we’re not robbing this guy’s house.  He’s just a sore loser.”  He gives you back the phone.  

“This is 911 again.  He denies that he is robbing your house.”  

“But you can plainly see him.”  

“Sir, there are laws against robbing houses.  And you have no evidence of widespread house-robbing.”  

The police finally show up, and you say, “These guys are robbing my house.”  

“Can you prove that?”   

“Prove it?  Has everyone gone crazy?”  

“Now hold on there, fella.  Are you casting doubt on the integrity of the legal process?  How do I know these are not movers, and that you’re not just a sore loser?”  

“You really are crazy, all of you.  Hey, what are you doing?”

“We’re helping them.  Say, that is a nice set of end tables you had there.”

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L.A.’s George Gascon is the latest to obsess about academic credentials

By Andrea Widburg

One of the things that’s become painfully clear of late is the leftist obsession with academic credentials. The Biden’s are Exhibit A but there’s a new addition to the ranks of educationally obsessed leftists: George Gascon, the new Los Angeles District Attorney. When the mother of a murdered man who will not see justice because of Gascon’s new guidelines heckled Gascon, he insulted her education level. He later apologized, but the point was made: Credentialism is everything.

Universities developed in the Middle Ages to educate clergymen. Many of America’s most famous institutions were created for the same reason. At a certain point, universities and colleges came to be seen as an appropriate place to “finish” a gentleman’s acquisition of knowledge. They were expected to know Western history (going back to the Ancient world), Latin, Greek, the Bible, geography, classic Western literature and, if they had an aptitude, math, and languages.

Over the years, the universities added more subjects and expanded the student body from gentlemen to all men, to women, to people who weren’t white or Christian. Always, though, they embraced an idea of a shared culture and a body of knowledge that all educated people should share.

By the time I hit U.C. Berkeley at the end of the 1970s, we were still required to take “breadth requirements.” That is, no matter your major, UC Berkeley one of the first schools to openly embrace leftism in the 1970s, still believed that everybody should have some insight into the Western canon, from literature to history to basic biology and math.

Joe Biden was lousy at the Western canon. He was a mediocre student, both at college and at law school. He was so lousy that he got into trouble for plagiarizing while in law school and then plagiarized again during his first presidential run.

Biden was so insecure about his intellectual and academic failures so he did what Biden always does: He lied about them. Famously, during his first presidential run, he called a potential voter stupid and then boasted with incredible fluency about his intellectual prowess:null

Almost every word Biden said was a lie.

And then there’s Jill Biden. She’s a reminder of the old saying that it’s better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak and to remove all doubt. Her weird insistence on being called “doctor” when she has a doctorate in education always hinted at intellectual insecurity.

When Joseph Epstein wrote a polite, funny attack against her use of the title, Jill should have set the tone by laughing at it or being gracious. Instead, she allowed her supporters to create a cause célèbre, which predictably led people to Jill’s thesis. This revealed that Jill Biden is a first-class moron. No wonder she wants to be called “doctor.” Every morning, she can look in the mirror and say, “You’re not stupid. You’re Dr. Jill Biden.”

What the Bidens reveal is that, on the left, credentials are their badges of honor proving that they’re better people than you are. These are not educated or intelligent people. Nor are they wise or moral. They know it, too.

I think that’s part of why leftists are so determined to destroy education in America. They are a cadre of little emperors who cannot afford to have the people they seek to control realize just how intellectually naked they are. If the people trapped in their failed school districts gained knowledge and wisdom, they would instantly abandon their allegiance to these intellectual pretenders.

The latest entrant in the naked emperor category is George Gascon, a man who believes that allowing criminals to run riot is a good thing. Gascon has ordered an end to prosecutions for “lifestyle” crimes (drug use, theft, minor assaults, etc.) and seeks to minimize sentencing for all crimes, no matter how heinous. These diktats, of course, harm most the people Gascon claims to revere: poor people and minorities because they’re the ones who must travel the filthy, dangerous streets and upon whom these criminals are most likely to prey.

On Saturday, Joshua Rodriguez’s mother angrily shouted at him that he was betraying her son, who was kidnapped, tortured, and murdered. Gascon, confused as to what she was saying, leveled at her his most venomous insult – she was uneducated:

Here’s a rule of thumb: No modern degree confers a mantel of worthiness or intelligence on its possessor. For 50 years, academia has been churning out credentials for people who hold certain ideological viewpoints, a practice that’s accelerated in the last 20 years. Just look at Joe and Jill Biden and at George Gascon to know exactly what I mean.

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The Pornhub dump is a PR stunt

Lisa Strohman

Pornhub announced recently that it has “suspended all previously uploaded content that was not created by content partners or members of the Model Program.” It is estimated that more than 10 million videos have been removed from the site. Sounds great, doesn’t it?

Don’t be fooled.  

It is nothing more than a publicity stunt. Sex is a $100 billion industry.  According to Pornhub Insights, in 2018 alone “there were 4.79 million new videos uploaded to Pornhub” with “12 new videos and 2 hours content” uploaded every minute.”  Every minute there were almost 64,000 new visitors to the site.  

If Pornhub were serious about changing its modus operandi, it would have deleted those videos as opposed to simply “suspending” them. Their actions are merely a face-saving gesture allowing them to appear noble while still retaining their partnerships.  

The porn industry is one of the most powerful in the world and, perhaps worst of all, it is integrated with social media platforms that children live on, such as TikTok, Instagram, and now Snapstories, to name just a few.  Our children are being trained daily to become more sexualized, as the introduction of smartphones and iPads at young impressionable ages is exposing them to platforms that make them accessible to predators who slowly manipulate them into sharing themselves online. 

Sites that allow streaming and video posting reward children with attention and, worse, virtual currencies that encourage children to post even more intimate images.  And these platforms are not innocent bystanders at the mercy of hackers.  For proof, simply visit Pornhub and review their requirements for becoming a “Pornhub model.”  All that is needed is “your” photo next to your username. No state-issued photo id, passport, or anything that proves your age, or even that it is your image in the photo.  

Parents cannot even rely on “experts” to expose the fact that our children are being desensitized into making porn appear normal.  The Journal of American Medicine has reported that the prevalence of sexting has increased in recent years and continues to increase with youth age. However, the Journal does not offer any commentary on sexting’s effects.  It simply acknowledges that it exists and is growing as if it is acceptable teen behavior.

As a clinical psychologist I am disturbed because, when pediatricians are educated that this is typical teen behavior, they may not ask their patients about it — which is how and why I receive many of my counseling cases.  As a parent, I am angered by this failure of major medical journals and organizations to stand firm against this behavior. 

What would these groups say to the family who had an unknown predator steal their 13-year-old’s life after victimizing her secretly for years, or the child who ‘monetized’ her account to gain millions of jewels by ‘selling’ access to private chats with pedophilic men? Ask your children if any of their friends sell photos of their feet to fetish sites for money or exchange photos online with people whom they have never met in real life.  I am betting they do. 

And it is not just sites like Pornhub where this exists.  Mainstream platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, Snapchat, Kik, and Reddit all have kids flocking and sharing content that is open for others to comment upon and serves as a window for people to engage in sexual grooming.  

So, when sites like Pornhub blow their trumpets in praise of how they have dumped millions of pornographic videos, don’t join in the celebration. In the amount of time it takes for them to finish their self-congratulatory song, millions of other videos will have been added to their sites and integrated with your children’s social media programs.

Dr. Lisa Strohman is a clinical psychologist and attorney who is widely known for her advocacy and education around mental wellness as it relates to our digital lives. She has established the Digital Citizen Academy, a program offered to schools with an in-home plan that educates, empowers, and inspires balance and prosocial use of technology. Dr. Strohman has appeared on many television, radio, and podcast programs, such as The Doctors, Fox News, Fox & Friends, ABC’s Eyewitness News, and Good Day L.A. 

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Understanding the homelessness that plagues West Coast cities

The West Coast’s big cities are awash in a sea of homeless people. This is not an accident. The cities are engaging in policies that are not only homeless magnets, but that kill the people they’re supposed to be helping. Christopher Rufo’s video from the Discovery Institute sets out the facts with compassion and clarity.

Before this year, I don’t believe I’d heard of Christopher Rufo. Within this year, I’ve come to have the highest admiration for him. If the name sounds familiar, it’s because his Twitter feed is a vehicle for exposing the plague of Critical Race Theory that is damaging America just as surely as the Wuhan virus (or, rather, the insane response to the Wuhan virus) has hurt our country.

In addition to his Twitter work and his writing for City Journal, Rufo is the Director of the Discovery Institute’s Wealth & Poverty Review. In this capacity, Rufo has created and narrates a 12-minute video that examines the homelessness crisis in West Coast cities such as Los Angeles, San Francisco, Portland, and Seattle. Rufo is intimately familiar with the problem, for he’s a Seattle resident.

The video resonated strongly with me. Having worked as a lawyer in San Francisco for two-and-half decades, I spent a lot of time in the downtown area. That meant constantly walking by the homeless. It was apparent that these people were not just down on their luck and stuck in a difficult phase. Instead, they were quite obviously either mentally ill or substance abusers – or both.

Additionally, I have a friend who chose a different life path from mine. While she has always worked and is someone of great personal integrity, several people in her social circle are homeless. Knowing their stories, I can tell you with certainty that what drives their homelessness is a combination of mental illness (often from fetal alcohol syndrome or terrific child abuse) and substance abuse.

My observations are consistent with the data, which show that most people on the street are indeed mentally ill or have substance abuse problems. And I do wonder if our increasingly permissive drug culture accounts for the escalating number of people suffering these plagues, for a lot of mentally ill people self-medicate. Additionally, for some, pot can be a gateway drug for extreme mental illness.

It’s always struck me as incredibly inhumane that, for decades, leftist cities felt virtuous because they left these terribly damaged people alone on the streets or even facilitated their substance abuse. Within the last few years, though, the focus shifted to providing all homeless people with housing – a Sisyphean effort that, despite billions of dollars in spending, cities will never achieve.

Also, under the aegis of leftist governance, especially leftist district attorneys such as Chesa Boudin in San Francisco or George Gascon in Los Angeles, the same cities have doubled down on letting the homeless live in their own filth. It’s as if the leftists want to degrade the homeless, along with destroying the quality of life for everyone else in their cities.

What I’ve just described are mostly impressions, personal observations, and common sense. Christopher Rufo’s video adds the data to my sense about homelessness. It’s also a clear-eyed look at the way that leftists because they’re driven by ideology are incapable of abandoning failed policies. Instead, they will constantly double down, while virtue signaling and demanding more taxpayer money.

To me, the most stunning data was that those homeless people who are able to get into the few housing units urban governments build despite regulations, inefficiency, and graft are five times more likely to die than the homeless still on the streets. I assume that these deaths are because, when they overdose, no one sees them, calls 911, and gets Narcan into them. In San Francisco in 2020, Narcan saved almost 3,000 people. These are just more lives leftists scatter in their wake.

Anyway, here’s the video. See what you think:null

Hat tip: Instapundit