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WATCH: Governor Ron DeSantis FIRES BACK with Tucker Carlson

(The Post Millennial) – Florida Republican Governor Ron DeSantis slammed 60 Minutes on Tucker Carlson Monday night over their Sunday night hit-piece regarding Florida’s coronavirus vaccine rollout, calling the segment a “political narrative” that was done with “malicious intent and a reckless disregard for the truth.”

On Sunday night, 60 Minutes invented a scandal in an attempt to push a false narrative regarding DeSantis and his selection of the popular grocery chain, Publix, for the state’s coronavirus vaccine distribution, while highlighting past donations from Publix to DeSantis’s PAC—donations that are already public knowledge.

60 Minutes aired a selectively edited clip of a CBS reporter confronting Governor DeSantis about the donations from Publix to his PAC, trying to insinuate there was a shady deal at play between the Governor’s choice of Publix for COVID-19 vaccine distribution, although Publix is not the only option made available for Floridian’s to receive the vaccine.

“We’ve vaccinated now three and a half million senior citizens. We were the first state to say, we’re doing seniors first. We’re not going to follow the CDC recommendation. And what we have done has worked,” said DeSantis on Tucker Carlson Monday night. “And they (60 Minutes) didn’t want to discuss that.”

“Obviously they selectively edited the background. They tried to act like there was a conspiracy with Publix. Ignoring the fact that other pharmacies were involved before Publix, doing all our long-term care facilities, and ignoring the fact that I met with the County mayor, who…as a Democrat…said what 60 Minutes has done is bunk,” DeSantis continued.

“Palm beach calculated 90 percent of their seniors live within a mile and a half of a Publix,” said DeSantis. “So when we put it in there, their numbers started going through the roof. So it succeeded there.”
The Governor of Florida continued to discredit the 60 Minutes false narrative that chose to solely focus on coronavirus vaccine distributions through Publix but failed to mention the many other accessible options for Floridians to receive the vaccine, as well as the state’s successes with handling the coronavirus pandemic.

“But what they didn’t tell you also, Tucker, is when there was a need in a more rural part of the County, like near Lake Okeechobee, we set up a separate site in a small town called Pahokee. They didn’t tell you that,” said DeSantis. “They didn’t tell you that we were doing African-American church vaccination drives before Publix ever gave a single shot. They didn’t tell you that.”

“They didn’t tell you that hospitals were doing shots starting in the third week of December, because it didn’t fit the narrative,” DeSantis continued. “They don’t believe in facts. It was a political narrative. It was done with malicious intent and a reckless disregard for the truth,” added DeSantis. “They would not talk to the people who were most relevant to this because they know those key Democrats, Jared Moscowitz, and mayor, Dave Kerner, would blow up their narrative. So they just put their head in the sand and pretended like those facts didn’t exist.”


BREAKING: Suspect Down Following Active Shooter Report

(Breitbart) – The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) indicates a suspect is “down” following an active shooter situation near Fort Detrick, Maryland.

WUSA9 noted the FCSO received reports of a shooting just before 9 a.m.

The FCSO indicated the shooting suspect was “down” minutes later:


The FCSO pointed out there were two victims in the shooting.

The New York Times explained police department spokesman Allen Etzler indicated the two victims had “life-threatening” injuries.

Maryland has stringent gun controls, most of which are contained in the Firearms Safety Act of 2013. That Act banned “assault weapons” and “high capacity” magazines, and put in a place a fingerprinting/registration requirement for new handgun buyers.

The Baltimore Sun pointed out Maryland has a red flag law that took effect October 1, 2018.

UPDATE 10:40 a.m ET: During a mid-morning press conference, Frederick Police Chief Jason Lando explained that the shooting began “in the Riverside Tech Park in the city of Frederick.” He said officers responded to the scene to find two males had been shot and were in critical condition.

Shortly thereafter, police learned that the suspected gunman, a 38-year-old male, “traveled to the Fort Detrick military base” and was shot by “personnel on the base.”

Lando stressed that the public is not at risk and “there is no further cause for alarm in the Frederick community.”


Is Outside Air COVID-Safe? Are Masks Needed Outdoors?

(Zerohedge) – Via Cliff Mass Weather Blog,

When I visit parks in Seattle and the region, bike along the Burke Gilman Trail, cross-country ski at WA snowparks, or go hiking in the Cascades, I note that many people are wearing masks outdoors to avoid COVID-19. A lot of people .

Some folks are clearly afraid and fearful of COVID exposure outdoors. For example, I often see individuals making a point to avoid unmasked bikers or joggers on the Burke-Gilman trail…moving 5-10 feet off the trail and sometimes turning away. Occasionally it gets tense, as when one local scientist (not me) was angrily called a ‘Republican’ when he was walking in a park without a mask.

The fear of outdoor spread even hit the management of Seattle Parks last year, when several parks and their parking lots were closed because of COVID fears.

Photo by Nate Loper Through a Creative Commons License

It is time to bring science to this issue and to relieve the worries of many who wish to enjoy outdoor recreation.

In this blog, I will tell you about measurements of carbon dioxide (CO2) I took around Seattle this weekend, measurements that suggest little threat of COVID transmission outdoors. I will also review some of the latest scientific literature, which again does not indicate a significant threat of COVID transmission in the outside air.

The message of this information is obvious: wearing masks outdoors does not appear to be necessary.

My Field Experiment Around Seattle

In my experiment, I used a sensitive CO2 sensor that makes use of proven measurement technology (see below). Human breathing puts out a lot of CO2, roughly 4 percent by volume or roughly 40,000 parts per million (ppm). The background level of CO2 in the free atmosphere is currently approximately 415 ppm…. a concentration much, much less than coming out of our mouths.

Thus, CO2 can act as a tracer of the air coming out of our respiratory systems, something mosquitoes know all about since they use the plume of CO2 we exhale to find us. By measuring CO2 levels, it is possible to determine the relative concentration of air coming from humans and the degree of dilution by the surrounding air.

There have been a number of peer-reviewed scientific papers that have shown that CO2 concentrations are a potent tool for evaluating the potential for disease spread by viruses and other agents, with higher concentrations of CO2 associated with more transmission of disease (some examples of relevant scientific papers found here and here ).

Most of these papers use CO2 to measure the potential for transmission in indoor spaces, so why not take it one step further and evaluate potential disease transmission in the outside environment? That is what I did around Seattle on Saturday, a very nice day (high around 63F) with lots of people in the parks and outdoor locations.

My CO2 unit reported about 400-405 ppm away from roads and people, and this value represents the background level of carbon dioxide.

The Burke-Gilman Trail

My first stop was the crowded Burke Gilman trail, with folks walking, running, and whizzing by continuously. There was no increase in CO2 concentrations compared to the background at any time (around 400 ). Clearly, the diffusion/dispersion/dilution of CO2 by outside environmental air was very large. And the same would be true of any COVID virus breathed out by anyone on the trail.

Magnuson Park

I then traveled to Magnuson Park, one of the most popular parks in Seattle. First, I walked about a half-mile, back and forth, on a crowded path. No increase in CO2 values above background (still around 400 ppm).

Then I decided to really push things and walked around crowded picnic shelters, some with as many as 15-20 peoples without masks . (I suspect they thought I was being a bit odd as I circled around the groups, but this was for science!) I could find no enhancement of CO2 above the background levels ….natural movement of air diffused their CO2 emissions completely. I did find a weak signal downstream of a raging barbecue fire…but even that was muted (about a 10 ppm increase 40 feet downwind).

So the bottom line so far: natural ventilation and mixing in the outside air was effective in diffusing the CO2 emitted by people in an outside park environment , even when there was a high density of people. And if CO2 enhancement by all the people was undetectable, the same would be true of COVID-19 virus emission by any infected individuals. Parks appear to be entirely safe locations and masks are not necessary.

University Village Shopping Center: Outside and Inside

Next, I went to the University Village shopping center. There is a nice little urban park adjacent to the Apple Store. It was packed with people enjoying the nice weather. If there was going to be a place where human CO2 would be evident, this would be it, particularly with nearby structures lessening the wind flow.

I walked all around the park, even close to groups of people. Only background levels of CO2 were observed. No hint of people’s CO2. Atmospheric mixing was still large, and thus there was little threat of catching COVID-19 from the general environment. And I found similar results near lines of individuals waiting to enter some U. Village stores.

Supermarkets and Indoor Restaurants

As a little side test, I then went into a busy local supermarket. The CO2 concentration zoomed up to 830 ppm. A warning, perhaps, about food stores.

Then I went into a restaurant, one that was well ventilated (I could feel the breeze) and with reasonable spacing between tables. The CO2 level was a very modest 520. Turns out the restaurant had a CO2 meter, which read 530. Good confirmation of my calibration and a positive note about the restaurant providing a safe environment for its patrons.

A Visit to A Gym

Then I stopped in a local gym, a major one located in northeast Seattle. Lots of ventilation and the CO2 level was a very modest 465. A safe place for one’s workout and less than the value in my home (which is about 530). People are required to wear masks in the gym, but quite honestly they probably aren’t needed.

Reality Check

I shared my results with some local air quality experts and a well-known epidemiologist. They thought my results were reasonable and not surprising. They acknowledged that COVID transmission is far less problematic outdoors.

One suggested that the risk outside was not zero: imagine if you had a conversation with a highly infectious individual for an extended time at close proximity (within a foot or two), with little wind and the person was upstream of you. Perhaps. But you can imagine how unlikely this situation would be. And easily avoided.

The epidemiologist, although generally agreeing about the safety of outdoor air, suggested the potential for a very short (transient) exposure to the long-distance breath of a COVID-infected person.

He noted the example of smelling cigar or pot smoke at a distance–might one get exposed to COVID the same way? I suspect this is highly unlikely. First, large virus-containing droplets tend to fall out close to the infected (that is why there is a six-foot ‘rule’ for separation). And smaller particles tend to get diluted with distance. But just as important is that current best science suggests that extended or prolonged exposure to a COVID-infected individual is necessary, with the Centers for Disease Control indicating 30 minutes or longer (see here ). That is simply not going to happen outside if you and the source are moving around.

This never made any sense and prevent people from enjoying a healthful environment

Finally, what does the current scientific literature indicate about outdoor transmission? The scientific literature is very thin on this topic, but here are some examples:

Qian et al., 2020 : Examined 1245 confirmed cases in 120 cities in China and identified only a single outbreak in an outdoor environment, which involved two cases.

Nishiura et al., 2020: Transmission of COVID-19 in a closed environment was 18.7 times greater compared to an open-air environment (95% confidence interval). (they could not exclude the possibility that the few ‘outdoor’ transmission might have occurred by undocumented indoor transmission)

Bulfone et al., 2021: A review of all the literature on outdoor transmission. They found only five studies, two of which are above. They noted the poor quality and inconsistent approaches of most of the studies so far.

Quite honestly, one can only be disappointed in the quality of the ‘studies’ on outdoor transmission, which is surprising at this point in time. Importantly, there is no compelling published research that demonstrates significant outdoor transmission.

The Key Message

My observations of CO2 concentrations suggest that the diffusion, dilution, and dispersion of human exhalations are very large outdoors, making the threat of outdoor COVID-19 transmission very, very low. This is consistent with the (limited) scientific literature on the topic.

Outside air is very safe , and it gets even safer during the summer since ultraviolet radiation rapidly kills airborne virus . The logical conclusion from these results is that wearing a mask outdoors is probably unnecessary. Closing outdoor parks makes no sense at all.

If any of you see some weaknesses in the above logic, let me know. That is how science works.


Police Body Cam Footage Shows Man Arrested at Disney World For Refusing Temperature Check

(InfoWars) – A man was arrested for refusing a temperature check at Orlando’s Disney World theme park.

In police body cam footage of the incident, which took place outside The Boathouse restaurant at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa in February, Kelly Sills, 47, is approached by officers who inform him he’s being trespassed for refusing the Covid-19 screening.

“He’s gonna have to go for the day,” an employee tells an officer.

“We are going to escort you out now, sir,” the officer tells Sills, adding, “You are officially being trespassed.”

“I spent $15,000 to come here,” Sills tells the officer.

“You telling me I spent 15 grand,” he argues, before promptly being told to put his hands behind his back and being placed under arrest.

“All you had to do was get temperature checked. That’s it!” someone can be overheard telling him.

Sills reportedly insists, “If I take $15,000 from you, I can’t kick you out,” as he’s being led away. “Bring me to jail for 15 grand, I’m fine… In front of my kids, too, at Disney World.”

“Will you take my temperature before you kick me out, please?” he tries offer as a last-minute alternative.

“They’ll do that in jail, sir,” an officer tells him.

“Well, that’s good,” Sills replies.

In an interview with the Washington Post Saturday, Sills compared Disney security to “Nazis,” but claimed he would have “happily” complied with the temp check had he not mistakenly walked past it by accident.

According to the Post : “He was arrested on the first night of what was a five-day trip with his family, a rare reprieve for which he had paid thousands, he said. Two hotel rooms, air travel and admission to Disney and Universal for seven to eight people set him back, he said.”

“Covid is a very serious thing, but so is my vacation with my family,” Sills told the Post .

Vaccine Reactions & Deaths Are Just The Tip Of The Iceberg – David Icke


China detaining, torturing Christians until they denounce their faith: Report

(NOQReport) – Share the truth A new report demonstrates what anecdotal stories have been telling us for years. The Chinese Communist Party is actively cracking down on Christians, detaining them and attempting to force them to denounce their faith in exchange for freedom.

This is happening in secret facilities away from everyone, including state-run media. This is an important distinction from other, more public displays of anti-Christian behavior because it signifies an escalation beyond the public control the party has and towards the secret persecution they do not want the world to see. According to The Daily Wire :

The Chinese Communist Party is reportedly detaining Christians in secret facilities and forcing them to renounce their faith or face being tortured for months.

“A member of a Christian ‘house church’ in the southwestern province of Sichuan who asked to be identified by a pseudonym Li Yuese said he was held in a facility run by the ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP)’s United Front Work Department, working in tandem with the state security police, for 10 months after a raid on his church in 2018,” Radio Free Asia reported . “Another Christian who asked to remain anonymous told RFA that similar facilities are being used across China, not just for Protestants, but also for members of the underground Catholic church, and of the banned Falun Gong spiritual movement, a target of authorities since 1999.”

Radio Free Asia is a non-profit broadcasting corporation funded through the U.S. Agency for Global Media, an independent federal government agency.

The communists reportedly focus mostly on targeting “house churches” that are not not members of the CCP-backed Three-Self Patriotic Association, which teaches people a CCP-approved version of Christianity because it views Christianity as a national security threat.

“It was a mobile facility, that could just set up in some basement somewhere. It was staffed by people from several different government departments,” Li said. “It had its own (CCP) political and legal affairs committee working group, and they mainly target Christians who are members of house churches.”

Evidence of torture has been hard to come by in Communist China as their tight grip on national and international media makes it challenging to report on what’s going on. But the rising underground digital space in China is making it easier-albeit more risky-to get evidence out to the world.

Christians face persecution greater than any other religious group around the world. Even in the United States which protects religious liberties through the First Amendment, challenges have arisen in recent years that seek to diminish the influence of the church in this nation. In China, the influence of Christianity has been on a steady rise for decades, but not without cost. They must continue to operate in the shadows, which is why house churches are being targeted by the Chinese Communist Party.

Considering the atrocities being reported today have been trying to find the light for nearly three years, it should send a shiver up Christians’ backs to think of how much worse it has gotten since then.


BREAKING: Trump Boycott Causes Delta Airlines to Cancel HUNDREDS of Flights

(TreeHouse) – Keep Up The Delta Airlines Boycott – Delta Cancels Over 100 Flights on Sunday, But Cites “Staff Shortages”

Last week President Donald Trump asked for a full and unrelenting boycott of several corporations who are operating as political activists to advance an agenda on behalf of the far-left. The corporations spoke against election integrity and are opposed to secure election reforms.

Among those corporations cited for immediate boycott was Delta Airlines. On Sunday Delta cancelled over 100 flights : ” Websites at three Delta hubs showed 33 canceled flights arriving or departing, the newspaper notes, with 19 canceled flights at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, 11 at Detroit’s Metropolitan Airport and three at the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport.” ( link )

Delta is claiming ” staff shortages ” suddenly appeared in multiple states, simultaneously; that had never happened before, immediately after the boycott began. This story reeks of Delta cancelling the flights because of the boycott, but they don’t want to admit the reason for the cancellation so they make up an artificial justification.

You decide what is likely. A coincidental cancellation across multiple states, affecting multiple flights, in multiple locations… or the boycott is working?

Regardless, keep up the pressure ! This can work if the American people commit to the boycott: Major League Baseball, Coca-Cola, Delta Airlines, JPMorgan Chase, ViaCom CBS, Citigroup, Cisco, UPS and Merck.

President Trump has created a movement and collected the largest factual constituency of voters in the nation. This is the hill we stand upon, there is no other fallback position.

The MAGA coalition is the most diverse, widest and deepest part of the entire American electorate. President Trump’s army consists of every creed, color, race, gender, ethnicity and orientation. It is a truly color-blind coalition of middle America patriots and middle-class voters that cuts through the political special interest groups.

Beyond the politics… this 75 to 100 million MAGA-vote assembly are consumers of products, goods and services generated by the same elites that hold us in contempt. If President Trump transfers and directs that energy, entities and even entire industries can be wiped out.

There is no precedent here. Seventy-five to one-hundred million angry Americans resolved to a common objective is not something to be trifled with.

We do not yet know where this current political crisis and ongoing battle is going to end; but we do know that 75,000,000 Americans will not accept the outcome of a political process transparently filled with fraud and manipulation. That makes President Trump a very dangerous entity to the DC system, regardless of whether they admit what surrounds them.

There is no reference point for 75 to 100 million Americans being disenfranchised by Wall Street, bribery, corporations, media and big tech. That 75 million person army is fuel for a stunning and cataclysmic shift in the American landscape.

MAGA, Bitches… Trump because F**K YOU , is a very powerful force!

This is a long way from over….


Why US Troops Will Never Be Pulled Out Of Syria

(Zerohedge) – Authored by ‘ Ehsani ‘ – a Middle East expert, Syrian-American banker and financial analyst who visits the region frequently and writes for the influential geopolitical analysis blog, Syria Comment .

A friend recently asked: ‘Surely, the American Army is not staying in Syria forever and sooner or later they will leave, no?’ To his surprise, my answer was: ‘No, I don’t think they would leave. Why would they? It costs very little and they incur hardly any casualties.’

Moreover of all past military interventions in the region, the US presence in Syria is unique in a number of ways. It is relatively small in scope, yet it does achieve a seemingly broad set of objectives both geopolitically and even domestically.

Remember that the initial [ostensible] objective for entering Syria was to fight ISIS. Following the group’s attack on Mosul in June 2014, it only took only 8 weeks for the US to to begin air strikes against them in Iraq. A month later, these strikes were expanded into Syria.

By December 2017, ISIS had effectively lost 95% of its territory. Even though Iraq’s PM publicly declared victory against the group early that month, US strikes on Syria’s side of the border continued. It took another year till Dec 2018 for Trump to declare the defeat of ISIS.

You would have thought that Trump would get his way and that he would pull out of Syria after his mission of defeating ISIS was accomplished….But, you would be wrong. Many in the Washington establishment as well regional ‘allies’ would quickly join forces to stop Trump.

Not surprisingly, the ‘system’ was able to reverse Trump’s decision. Think Tank and Op-ed pieces were quickly warning about the calamity that would soon follow any troop pull out of Syria. America’s prestige and her national interests were all at stake here, Trump was told.

Bottom line… NO U.S. President will pull out of Syria. In Washington’s thinking:

1) It costs little in lives or money

2) For a change, local terrain is friendly, i.e. the Kurds

3) It controls the oil & reinforces sanctions

4) It shows you are tough on Iran

5) It satisfies Israel and other allies

6) It leaves you at the negotiation table

* * *

Welcome to America’s next forever occupation , apparently, from which it will never willingly extricate itself, akin to Afghanistan or Iraq.


BREAKING: Hunter Biden ADMITS It… Unbelievable

(BigLeaguePolitics) – Hunter Biden did a sit-down interview with CBS News’ Tracy Smith that aired on the program “CBS Sunday Morning.” It covered a variety of topics, but what stood out to many was his frank admission about the depth of his drug addiction.

Even after his then-vice president father intervened to stop his binge drinking-taken up to cope with the death of his brother Beau- Hunter didn’t take too much time reverting back to his old habits after leaving rehab.

In fact, his habits might’ve worsened, as he admitted to “probably” smoking parmesan cheese because he was desperately looking for crack cocaine.

” You would wake up some mornings-I shouldn’t even say some mornings, because you slept for, like, 15 minutes at a time-and be looking for crack, and just smoke whatever was there? ” Smith asked Hunter.

” Yeah ,” Hunter said. ” I spent more time on my hands and knees picking through rugs, smoking anything that even remotely resembled crack cocaine. I probably smoked more Parmesan cheese than anyone that you know, I’m sure, Tracy! I mean, I went one time for 13 days without sleeping, and smoking crack and drinking vodka exclusively throughout that entire time .”

Hunter also continued to falsely assert that the infamous laptop in the possession of John Paul Mac Isaac is not his.

“Was that your laptop?” Smith asked.

“For real, I don’t know,” Hunter said.

“I know. But you know that, this isn’t…”

“But my point is, I really don’t know. The answer is, that’s the truthful answer.”

“You don’t know, yes or no, if the laptop was yours?”

“I don’t have any idea. No idea whether or not …”

“So, could have been yours?”

“Of course, certainly,” Hunter said. “There could be a laptop out there that was stolen from me. It could be that I was hacked. It could be that it was Russian intelligence. It could be that it was stolen from me.”

“And you didn’t drop off a laptop to be repaired, in Delaware?”

“No. Not that I remember at all. At all. So, we’ll see.”

The interview promoted Hunter’s new memoir titled Beautiful Things , which “recounts his descent into substance abuse and his tortuous path to sobriety.”

“The story ends with where Hunter is today-a sober married man with a new baby, finally able to appreciate the beautiful things in life,” the book description reads.


Leftist Falls off NYC Building While Attempting to Deface It

(Breitbart) – An anti-capitalist agitator fell, landing on is back when he attempted to scale the Chase Bank building in Manhattan Friday.

Dressed in all black and wearing a large backpack, the man was attempting to climb the exterior while one of his comrades spray painted from the ground:

“Get down,” someone shouted from below as the agitator continued to go higher.

As he attempted to make his way onto an overhang, the man lost his grip and plunged about 15 feet, landing flat on his back.

As he groaned, the paint he was likely going to use to deface the building streamed across the sidewalk.

“Someone call 911!” a fellow agitator yelled as the man lay motionless on the ground.

“Stand back, EMS is coming,” a security guard announced.

The anguished agitator told his comrade he fell on his hip before emergency personnel arrived.

Protesters were in the streets of New York City, Washington, DC, and other American cities to shut down Enbridge’s Line 3 in Minnesota.

In D.C., protesters paraded a giant black snake, apparently a representation of the pipeline, before “slaying” it in front of the White House:

A woman beat the plastic tube with a stick while others waved metal sheets and cheered. Another woman shouted before stabbing a rod into its head. It’s not clear if they planned to recycle their “kill.”

Meanwhile, women used bike locks to secure themselves by the back to tripod structures built outside the White House:

Students from Northwestern University in Illinois occupied a bank lobby and sang and dour song:

Protesters want the Joe Biden administration to prevent the Dakota Access Pipeline and Enbridge’s Line 3 from being built.

Kyle Olson is a reporter for Breitbart News. He is also host of “The Kyle Olson Show,” syndicated on Michigan radio stations on Saturdays-download full podcast episodes . Follow him on Parler .


Video: Balloon Used To Raise Massive Jesus Banner During Easter Sunrise

(TreeHouse) – I have no idea where this is or who these people are, but this is some kind of awesome [ Hat Tip Twitter ].

It looks like a lot of work went into this and the result is absolutely stunning.

There’s another one from a few years ago, also awesome.

Beautiful…. What a glorious message!