Let’s see who’s REALLY behind the mask

Fox has reported on leaked emails, showing that pressure from teachers’ unions caused the CDC to change its guidelines on masking in schools. Follow the science, indeed. The CDC has released data on the COVID death rate for kids and it’s really low. God be praised!

Dr. Fauci is in trouble, after a new report added weight to the accusation that under his directorship, the Wuhan Institute of Virology was given US funding for “gain of function” research.  Senator Josh Hawley has called for Dr. Fauci to resign. Stranger things have happened..

A study on the COVID vaccine’s effect on women’s menstrual cycles has been ordered by the NIH. You may rightly ask why this is happening now, months into the vaccination rollout? It’s hard to say, but The New York Post  provides some insight in its report. An FDA spokeswoman said “We were worried this was contributing to vaccine hesitancy.”

Masks and vaccines yada yada

The war over mask mandates is continuing, with a number of “red states” banning compulsory masking. Local school officials in Texas are challenging the bans, saying they will continue to require students to mask up.

But even CNN recognizes that fresh air is good for kids.

And the war over vaccines is also raging. The CDC has warned of “significant decline” in vaccine effectiveness and has called for booster shots. Some scientists say the push for booster shots is premature and that the evidence for dwindling immunity is not compelling. The Delta variant of SARS-CoV2 appears to be spreading easily through vaccinated people.

The zeal of the pro-vaccine crowd is running hot, with a story out of Washington about a heart transplant patient being removed from the organ waiting list, after confirming he won’t take a COVID vaccine. (H/T to @alisha for that story.) For Mad Christians who are avoiding the vaccine, we need to be aware of the rhetoric that is building. After President Biden said recently that the unvaccinated are prolonging the pandemicWashPo columnist (and former head of Planned Parenthood ) Leana Wen wrote that America needs to return to indoor masking, and that it is all the fault of the unvaccinated. 

The University of Virginia has disenrolled 238 unvaccinated students
A Broadway critic has been dunking on an actress who withdrew from a production due to its mandatory vaccination policy. 
ZeroHedge has collected examples of animus against people who are not vaccinated and it is kinda insane.

So, don’t feed the trolls— they seem to live off human misery. 

The march of the vaccine regime is not without pushback, though. New York restauranteurs are suing Mayor de Blasio over vaccine segregation, saying it will cost them their livelihoods.

Rev Fisk asked us to pass on the Rutherford Institute’s guidelines for requesting vaccine exemption at work.  

We present once again, the famous based Canadian gym bro, who predicted all this and more.

Didn’t we do this already?

Although President Biden said only months ago that he would not mandate vaccines or masks at a national level, he has now ordered that federal workers must be vaccinated or submit to frequent testing. Postal workers are exempt from the order, which may be due to union opposition to mandatory vaccination. Many smaller power brokers are doing the same, with a new edict from Governor Newsom imposing similar conditions on Californian healthcare workers and state employees. The Department of Veteran Affairs will also mandate vaccination for its medical staff, as will NYC for its workers, while Broadway will require vaccinations and masks for audiences and crew.

President Biden recently suggested that people who are unvaccinated are “not as smart as he thought they were,” but his assertion that the only “pandemic we have is among the unvaccinated” may be challenged. Although the amount of “breakthrough” cases (where a vaccinated person contracts COVID) is small, vaccinated people can still spread the virus or even die in rare circumstances. Complicating the picture further is the fact that many agencies, including the CDC stopped tracking breakthrough cases except in cases of hospitalization or death, Bloomberg reports.

Liberal publication, Slate, has printed a dispassionate review of the “noble lies” told by public health officials. It is interesting to see a Left-leaning site acknowledge that a) lies were told and b) the lying did not produce the required behavior. Whether anyone will learn a lesson though, is another thing…

In the UK, recently leaked government figures show that almost half of the patients recorded as being admitted to hospital due to COVID, only tested positive on arrival. The new data suggests that the rate of hospitalization because of COVID is overstated. Prime Minister Boris Johnson seems to have changed tack after chasing a “Zero COVID” agenda through the last year. The British PM lifted most restrictions from July 19, drawing the ire of liberal media. Cases are currently dropping in Britain, and no doubt the world will be watching.

Crazy scenes from Italy’s parliament went viral this week. After one MP was chased out of the House for protesting vaccine mandates, a number of politicians hit the floor to stand with him.

Also wild – according to reports, half of the deer in Michigan have been exposed to the coronavirus.