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A Canary in a Cole Mine is a warning sign

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From the Frontier Centre for Public Policy

By Leighton Grey 

The Frontier Centre for Public Policy recently held a symposium reviewing and important new book  CANARY in a COVID WORLD: How Propaganda and Censorship Changed our (my) World, edited by C. H. Klotz (Canary House Publishing, 2023).

The COVID pandemic hit North America with disastrous consequences for both the health care systems and the civil liberties of individuals. The book focuses on these issues in the U.S., but there are several chapters written by Canadians showing that the Canadian situation was very similar to that in the U.S.

Canaries were once used in mines to detect the presence of dangerous gases that could escape and kill miners. These birds would sing until carbon monoxide and methane reached lethal levels, falling over dead before the miners were affected. This is a profound metaphor in the broad context of human affairs.

CANARY in a COVID WORLD is one of the most significant books today. Those of us who are still struggling to make sense of our experiences during these past few years are desperately searching for information that is authoritative and trustworthy. This book contains that information.

This newly published anthology of thirty-four essays by courageous critical thinkers, including several Canadians, is readily available. These authors risked their careers and reputations to tell the truth, and their reward was persecution and censorship. In some cases, their licenses to practice medicine were cancelled. In others, they were punished by ostracization. Despite all the hardships, the authors still tried to alert the public to the truth about both the COVID virus and the vaccines.

I had the pleasure of interviewing several of these authors on my GreyMatter podcast, including Professor Bruce Pardy, Dr. Peter McCullough, Dr. Robert Malone, Rodney Palmer, and Dr. Jay Bhattacharya, whom I am honoured to call a friend. They are all leaders in their respective fields: novelists, journalists, lawyers, judges, scientists, physicians, scholars, politicians, researchers, and vaccine-injured patients.

Their shared commitment in finding answers to the questions that trouble us about the COVID-19 pandemic has led them to contribute to this book. In doing so, they have soothed our fears and given us hope. They validated the opinions contradicting the mainstream media and government narratives and revealed that those who question the mob are neither ill-informed nor alone. These authors proved that the powerful elites do not own the truth, nor does repeating lies somehow eventually make them true.

The Covid-19 pandemic drew battle lines that persist today, so that even within families, it is risky to raise this subject in polite conversation. Often, people are so entrenched in their beliefs, that no data, facts, or expert opinions can change their minds. Their deeply ingrained views on lockdowns, vaccines, masking, or the way that future pandemics should be managed are almost impossible to change. This compilation offers hope, despite that the opinions were based upon heavily censored information that most legacy media, the current instruments of propaganda, would not touch.

This book includes diverse, thoughtful voices who share the common goal of awakening citizens to the reality of the situation. Today, critics of the handling of the pandemic have too often been silenced and punished. These authors offer their unique perspectives on the truth about the situation. The book is dedicated to the brave souls who defied aggressive propaganda and exposed the truth, informing and warning others about the totalitarian authorities and the ill-advised public health measures that have caused more harm than good. It is also dedicated to those who lost their lives due to COVID-19 and those who were injured and continue to suffer because they were denied the truth about the experimental vaccines.

Dr. Roger Breggin and his wife, Dr. Ginger Breggin, discuss their book, COVID-19 and the Global Predators: We are the Prey, showing for the first time, the master plan that was 10 years in the making by malevolent global predators before the pandemic. To reorganize the world under the guise of public health, billionaires, government agencies, and major pharmaceutical companies collaborated to lay the groundwork for what would become Operation Warp Speed. The Breggins exposed this, naming specific individuals and groups, and documenting their schemes. Many top medical and public health experts regard Breggin’s book as the most comprehensive content about those behind the measures seeking to crush individual freedoms and the economies of Western countries, such as the U.S., U.K., Australia, and Canada.

Another contributor, Dr. Robert Malone, recently published Lies My Government Told Me. When he invented the mRNA vaccine technology as a medical graduate student in the late 1980s, he could not have imagined that he would become a leader in a movement to expose the dangers of the vaccines received by billions of people, often without being informed of the risks.

Because of his opposition to the mainstream narrative, Dr. Malone has been censored by Big Pharma and vilified by the media. Nevertheless, he continues to speak out, alerting the world of the lies that we have been fed. From vaccine safety and effectiveness to early treatments like Ivermectin, lockdowns, and the ineffectiveness of masks, he has been a prominent dissenting voice in the COVID-19 debate. Dr. Malone calls upon us to resist being controlled by corporatist, totalitarian overlords.

Finally, a few paragraphs about another contributor, Dr. Peter McCullough, who has co-authored a recent book, The Courage to Face COVID-19: Preventing Hospitalization and Death while Battling the Bio-Pharmaceutical Complex. Dr. McCullough describes the story of doctors who developed safe and effective treatments for COVID-19, and their battle with pharmaceutical companies, who began searching for a cure when the pandemic hit in March of 2020. Dr. McCullough and his colleagues developed effective treatments using generic, repurposed drugs and supplements, saving millions of COVID-19 patients from hospitalization and death, and they did this by following the time-honoured principle that it is best to tackle an illness early before it becomes life-threatening. Despite this success, their efforts were unwelcomed and even rejected by public health officials and the media. Worse, the news of their promising results was dismissed as misinformation. Dr. McCullough and his colleagues soon found themselves censored and attacked in the media. Some were fired from their jobs.

The most salient victims of the smear campaign were the COVID-19 patients who were deprived of effective treatments. As a result, hundreds of thousands of people died needlessly of the disease. During the same time, governments and mainstream media claimed that the only cure for COVID-19 lay in the new mRNA vaccines developed during Operation Warp Speed. These vaccines, unfortunately, were heralded as a cure-all that would save humanity, but as Dr. McCullough shows, the vaccines were neither safe nor effective, and their administration to an unsuspecting populace caused seriously misguided policies and disastrous outcomes.

Once we see the power of censorship and propaganda directed at hiding the truth, we awaken to a new understanding. Only then will we begin to realize the depth of the corruption in our societal institutions: public health, politics, government, science, law, the media, and, of course, Big Pharma.

May we all heed the warning call of the CANARY in a COVID WORLD before it is too late.

Leighton Grey is a Senior Fellow with the Frontier Centre for Public Policy. He is also Creator & Host of The GreyMatter Podcast

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Civil liberties group demands Fauci preserve records with Big Tech for COVID collusion lawsuit

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Dr. Anthony Fauci, testifies during a Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions hearing about the federal response to monkeypox, on Capitol Hill September 14, 2022, in Washington, D.C.           Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images

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By Didi Rankovic for Reclaim The Net.

The records in question are relevant to a major First Amendment case alleging collusion between the government and tech companies, Murthy v. Missouri (formerly Missouri v. Biden), which is currently in the U.S. Supreme Court.

The New Civil Liberties Alliance (NCLA) non-profit has sent a letter to Dr. Anthony Fauci and several medical and other U.S. officials, as well as to Google, making sure they are formally notified of their obligations to preserve communications records.

The records in question are relevant to a major First Amendment case alleging collusion between the government and tech companies, Murthy v. Missouri (formerly Missouri v. Biden), which is currently in the U.S. Supreme Court.

We obtained a copy of the letter for you here.

The NCLA letter specified that the request pertains to all documents and electronically stored information, under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 34.

Those named in the letter are former chief medical adviser to President Biden Dr. Anthony Fauci, his colleague from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (that Fauci headed during the pandemic) Dr. David Morens, Adam Kirschner of the U.S. State Department, and Google General Counsel Halimah DeLaine Prado, among others.

The letter recalled that Fauci is a defendant in the landmark First Amendment case, alleging that he and other government officials named in Murthy v. Missouri – including the president himself – engaged in unconstitutional censorship of social media around Covid issues such as lockdowns, mask mandates, and vaccines.

NCLA has joined the plaintiffs in Murthy v. Missouri and is now in that capacity requesting that Fauci, Morens, and others preserve all documents, including drafts and copies, and paper files maintained by their staff that are relevant to the case.

The letter lists examples of the sort of communications that, if deleted to further the interests of the defendants, would in effect unfairly influence the outcome of this pivotal case.

Additionally, the letter warns that Fauci and Morens were using private emails unlawfully, but that an act or attempt of deleting those messages would in itself be illegal.

In line with that, the letter says the request to preserve documents applies not only to communications made through official but also unofficial channels – including third-party messaging and social media apps.

NCLA’s own, direct “skin in the game” is spelled out in a statement that says, “Our clients, who include top doctors and scientists, were censored for social media posts that turned out to be factually accurate, depriving the public of valuable perspectives during a public health crisis.”

This refers to epidemiologists and co-authors of the Great Barrington Declaration, Jayanta Bhattacharya and Martin Kulldorff, Aaron Kheriaty, and Jill Hines. The statement added:

We’re optimistic that the majority will look at the record and recognize that this was a sprawling government censorship enterprise without precedent in this country, and that this cannot be permitted to continue if the First Amendment is to survive.

Reprinted with permission from Reclaim The Net.

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The Telegraph reports COVID shots may have helped cause over 3 million excess deaths

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By Emily Mangiaracina

A BMJ study found that there have been over three million excess deaths in 47 countries from 2020 to 2022 and acknowledged that the COVID shots may have had ‘detrimental effects,’ the Telegraph reported.

The popular U.K. media outlet the Telegraph published a report Tuesday admitting that a recent peer-reviewed study shows COVID shots “may have helped fuel a rise in excess deaths” numbering over three million.

The medical journal BMJ Public Health conducted a data analysis of 47 countries, largely in Europe and North America, which found high excess death rates for three continuous years since the outbreak of COVID-19.

“This is unprecedented and raises serious concerns,” the researchers concluded. They noted that it was “likely” that “containment measures” increased the death rate, but that it is difficult to prove the fatal effects of restricted health care and economic decline.

The researchers also pointed out that the COVID shots, like the containment measures, may have had “detrimental effects that cause inferior outcomes,” especially since clinical trials have shown that recipients of the mRNA vaccines have shown substantially higher instances of adverse events than control groups.

Using a statistical method called Karlinsky and Kobak’s estimate model, the study compared death rates in given countries from 2020 to 2022 to death data from 2015 to 2019, accounting for seasonal variation in mortality rates.

The researchers found 1,033,122 excess deaths – 11.5% more than expected – recorded in the countries in 2020, when the COVID-19 outbreak began and measures such as lockdowns and social distancing were enacted.

In 2021, when the COVID shots were widely made available for public use and “containment” measures continued, 1,256,942 excess deaths – just under 14% more than expected – were recorded.

And in 2022, when the COVID shot rollout continued and most containment measures were lifted, 808,392 excess deaths were recorded, although the researchers pointed out there is a typical data reporting lag of months or even years in many countries.

The Telegraph highlighted the fact that the “onset of excess mortality in early 2021” in Germany synchronized with the rollout of COVID shots, according to German researchers who have said this calls for “further investigation.”

The researchers noted that “side effects linked to the Covid vaccine had included ischaemic stroke, acute coronary syndrome and brain haemorrhage, cardiovascular diseases, coagulation, haemorrhages, gastrointestinal events and blood clotting,” the Telegraph said.

The British media outlet also pointed to the repeated warnings of Gordon Wishart, chief medical officer at Check4Cancer, that delaying cancer diagnoses would cause increased deaths.

“It was predicted early in the lockdown period that limited access to healthcare for non-Covid conditions would lead to delays in the diagnosis and treatment of time-critical conditions such as cancer, cardiac disease, diabetes and dementia and that this would lead to excess deaths from these conditions,” Wishart said, The Telegraph reported.

According to NHS England data, the cancer rate fell from 521 per 100,000 people in the year before lockdowns to 456 from 2020-2021, “suggesting around 45,000 cancers were missed in the first pandemic year.”

“Government leaders and policy makers need to thoroughly investigate underlying causes of persistent excess mortality and evaluate their health crisis policies,” the researchers concluded.

U.S. citizens: Demand Congress investigate soaring excess death rates

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