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Coronavirus Is Not Chinese Germ Warfare (Not Exactly)

Communist China’s state media propaganda organ Xinhua just boasted that Beijing could choose to “impose pharmaceutical export controls which would plunge America into the mighty sea of coronavirus.” This, because almost all the chemicals used to make generic drugs in the U.S. are manufactured in mainland China.

Before you laugh off the threat, consider that the Food and Drug Administration just announced there is already one coronavirus-related drug shortage within the country, without identifying which drug.

This is the language of an enemy. There can be no more pretending that China is anything less than exactly that. In 2017, Chinese President Xi Jinping ordered the country’s armed forces to be modernized by 2035 and reach top-ranked status in the world by 2050. U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper in December warned Congress that we were now in “a new era of great-power competition” and that “China first and Russia second are now the department’s top priorities.”

What sort of enemy is it exactly that we face? One that would allow 3,000 of its own people to die in three months as it covered up the initial onset and spread of this new Wuhan virus, rather than accept help from the superpower, which thanks to economic and political freedoms is home to the world’s top infectious disease experts, it seeks to unseat.

Thanks to the lack of a free and open political environment, in which a government is directly accountable to voters and a domestic press is free to report independently, some 5 million people exited Wuhan, the city of coronavirus’ origin, to visit relatives prior to the Lunar New Year, the country’s largest, most important holiday, entirely oblivious to the presence of a quick-spreading, deadly disease.

In December, a Wuhan doctor reportedly posted that there were seven cases of what appeared to be the SARS virus in connection to the city’s food market, now known to have been the source of the initial spread. But the Communist regime castigated the whistleblower doctor and forced him to sign a document at a police station retracting his assertion as an error. He himself ultimately died of COVID-19.

Disinformation And Disease

The Chinese government’s reluctance to tell its citizenry about the possible dangers in December is an instructive illustration of the difference between a society where information is restricted from the top and one in which it flows freely. Beijing was looking after its own power instead if its own people. As the Journal of the American Medical Association reported last month, “COVID-19 rapidly spread from a single city to the entire country in just 30 days. The sheer speed of both the geographical expansion and the sudden increase in numbers of cases surprised and quickly overwhelmed health and public health services in China, particularly in Wuhan City and Hubei Province.”

In this case, early action was imperative. But when a tyrannical government uses the keeping of information as a main tool of control over the populace, early action is impossible. And obviously the harm has extended beyond those under Chinese Communist control to the entire world, which has swiftly found itself in economic shutdown.

“Knowing” that the New Year “meant each infected person could have numerous close contacts over a protracted time and across long distances, the government needed to quickly act,” JAMA noted. Whether out of lack of concern or wishful thinking that the disease would subside, the Communists didn’t act when it counted.

It would be madness to allow a regime so insensitive to the value of human life – even when the lives are those of its own people – to gain dominance over the planet.

Beijing did not concoct the novel coronavirus in a Chinese military lab, then unleash it on its enemies abroad. But Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian is spreading the disinformation that “It might be U.S. army who brought the epidemic to Wuhan.” And we’re told that calling it the Wuhan virus is racist. The government is at least mulling the idea of withholding medicine from the U.S. as the coronavirus of Chinese origin unfolds. Meanwhile it seeks through its puppet business entity Huawei to make as much of the world as possible dependent on China for 5G telecommunications, which Beijing could ultimately use for surveillance, covert intelligence long being a key weapon of war, or a tool in the prelude to war.

No, China is not conducting germ warfare against the United States. But coronavirus is a germ. And it does come from China. And were it not for the Red Dragon having a system that oppresses its own people as much as it threatens ours, as well as the rest of the world, this new disease might not ever even have reached our shores.

— Written by Thomas McArdle

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  • The Red Chinese, as opposed to the Nationalist Chinese of Taiwan, have never been our friends, and never will be our friends. It is that simple.
    The Red Chinese have no friends. Not even the Soviets/Russians are their friends. They may work together to some extent, but they are not friends. Both look to control the world under Communism, and when it gets down to the 2 of them facing off, it will be all out warfare.
    “If our biological weapons succeed in the surprise attack, the Chinese people will be able to keep their losses at a minimum in the fight against the United States. If, however, the attack fails and triggers a nuclear retaliation from the United States, China would perhaps suffer a catastrophe in which more than half of its population would perish.” from the Secret Speech of General Chi Haotian which can be found online in its entirety.

  • they wanted to suppress the pro-democracy protests in hong kong
    what’s a good way to prevent gathering crowds or an excuse for stopping crowds from gathering?
    and if trump wants to damage the chicomm economy, well 2 can play at that game.
    the loss of thousands of lives is the cost of doing business for the likes of the people’s republic.
    after all, if you want to make an omelet……..
    perhaps this is actually WW3.
    who’s going to come out in better shape china or the west?

  • The fact the Government let all of our drug manufacturing move to China is PROOF BEYOND DOUBT how little Congress cares about the citizens they should be representing. And I mean BOTH parties!

  • COVID-19 is not germ warfare unless you consider mother nature your enemy. As Pogo said so presciently, “We have met the enemy and it is us”!

    Weather and economies exist in space-time and historians have shown “what goes round, comes round”. Only cognitively challenged people fail to heed nature’s lessons!

    Nations spent all the profits their economies made each year and borrowed against future profits. That violates the first law that primitive farmers discovered “Don’t eat the seed corn, and save the best seed to improve future harvests!”

    History strongly suggests that the best social organization for h0m0 hybrids to survive in is a government based on nature’s original design, individuals .

    Is that why Founders and Patriots bequeathed to the world a government that recognized the sacred nature of individuals with unalienable rights to life, liberty, and property? IMO, that will be how history records these United States, a temporary conjunction in space-time of the very best nature has birthed.

    Einstein said ““Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.”

    In modern day vernacular, “Creativity is more important than Intelligence and Wisdom. Intelligence and Wisdom are limited to the Past and Present, but Creativity embraces the Future and all that might be.”

    Only individuals can be creative, artificial intelligence never. CREATIVITY IS LIFE ITSELF and it’s the express lane to hell to worship AI and machines.

    Einstein also said “Great minds talks about ideas; Average minds talks about events; Small minds talks about people.”

    Mammon’s priests are the most offensive enemies of Nature’s creations promising the good life today for a future hell. Come on Eve, just one little bite out of the apple can’t do any harm!

  • I’m skeptical that eating bats would have caused Covid 19 in Wuhan. China is a very, very old country and if they’re eating bats they’ve probably been doing so for a very, very long time without harm. It bothers me when people get stuck on one possible cause and belittle other theories.

    When “colony collapse disorder” began decimating our honey bee population a few years back, it was found there were myriad reasons bees were disappearing, not just one. While applying one “treatment” to a crop may not affect bees much a combination of several may. One beekeeper recently saw his bees exposed to a concoction of that actually made the applicator tank hot from chemical reaction.

    Every passing generation stresses the beehive Earth a little more. Air pollution, pesticides, overcrowding, terrorism, poverty, GMO, G5 and on and on. Like the bees, humans have handled each of these stresses pretty well up to now. But there may come a time – perhaps it has come already – when our manmade concoction of stresses morphs into a monster we can’t handle. Maybe Covid 19 is that monster.

    • Based on a post from Scott Burke of Groundhog.

      • The Bioweapons lab at Wuhan in conjunction with an Australian lab published a study in the Journal of Virology Dec 12 2007 that said they were experimenting with the mixing of HIV-1 and a SARS like Coronavirus of Bat Origin. One of the researchers noted was Zhou Peng.

      • Researchers associated with the Wuhan BioWeapons lab then published a paper in PNAS on April 7 2009 where they claimed they had experimented with the idea of “creating a pseudo-virus where they essentially put a SARS like CoV in a HIV envelope ” and it worked. “Using an HIV envelope they replaced the RBD ( receptor binding domain ) of SL-CoV with that of SARS-CoV and used it successfully to infect bats through ACE2 mediation. ”

      Then the Covid-19 pandemic hits.

      • In early 2020, researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology at Dehli University release a paper pre-print called:

      “Uncanny similarity of unique inserts in the 2019-nCoV spike protein to HIV-1 gp120 and Gag. ”

      The key quote of the paper”
      “We found 4 insertions in the spike glycoprotein(S) which are unique to the 2019-nCoV and are not present in other coronaviruses. Importantly, amino acid residues in all the 4 inserts have identity or similarity to those in the HIV-1gp120 or HIV-1 Gag. Interestingly, desfpitethe inserts being discontinuous on the primary amino acid sequence, 3D-modeling of the 2019-nCoV suggests that they converge to constitute the receptor binding site. The finding of 4 unique inserts in the 2019-nCoV, all of which have identity/similarity to amino acid residues in key structural proteins of HIV-1 is unlikely to be fortuitous in nature.”

      By saying it “is unlikely to be fortuitous in nature” they were alleging that Covid-19 had to have been made in a lab. Oh Boy! All hell broke loose! All the Globalist funded ” authoritative voices” jumped on the study and criticized it very harshly. Why they “the indian study” were accusing the ChiComs of creating this monster!

      One of the key debunking claims was:
      “the same sequences are found in a variant called BetaCov/bat/Yunnan/RATG13/2013 which had been found “in the wild” in bats”

      Okay, where did this new information on this variant come from?

      From a paper written on January 29, 2020 obviously as a rebuttal to the Indian study by Researchers at the Wuhan Institute of Virology Bioweapons lab and led by the same Zhou Peng who was involved in the December 2007 study that was trying to mix HIV and Bat Coronavirus.

      A few nasty problems with this new Wuhan Lab study:

      • The Study alleges that this variant comes from a Bat virus they found in 2013 but are just now getting around to telling anyone about it. How convenient!
      • This Study comes from the same lab that said they had already infected Bats with a pseudo CoronaVirus in an HIV-1 envelope way back in 2009, and so now we are to believe that they found a new virus that does a similar thing from “the wild”? Right!
      • Comments from a “Josh P”
      ” I am unable to find any virus besides HIV-1 ( and this new Bat virus) that contains all four inserts in their totality together ( in the gp 120 and gag proteins)
      “Interestingly the nucleotide sequences of inserts 2 and 3 in RATG13 are identical to those in the 2019-nCoV virus, (with) not even a single synonymous substitution since 2013.” ( Normally over the six or seven years one would have expected a mutation from the RATG13 Bat virus to the new 22019-nCoV virus but there were none in the two inserts).

      So it seems after knowing about all these studies, the idea that Covid-19 came from nature with these highly improbable HIV inserts that have not mutated at all is not very credible. So I think that :
      A. The onus should be on those who make the specious claim that Covid-19 came from nature to prove it.
      B. That the proof needs to be backed with credible evidence that it did other than that provided by the same ChiCom BioWeapons lab that has been mixing HIV with coronaviruses for over ten years and is the prime suspect for it’s formulation.

    • “China is a very, very old country and if they’re eating bats they’ve probably been doing so for a very, very long time without harm.”
      No harm, eh? Let’s take a look at the diseases that originated in China. There’s this new coronavirus, SARS, H5N1, and the Black Plague, just for starts.

    • Just a little, completely irrelevant sidenote: “Amadan,” pronounced like your username “amathon,” is Gaelic for fool. My mother (lovingly) called me an amadan many times! You also hear Mel Gibson use the term in “Braveheart.”

  • A campaign has started to call the virus what it is, “CCP Virus”. I encourage everybody to use this most accurate way to describe the illness from now on.

  • back in the days of the cold war chinese and russian scientists were working on what was called “soft” biological weapons , One of the main concerns about classic biological weapons beside of the fact that the use of such was long outlawed by international treaties was the lack of control over the spread of the disease caused by biological agents so the idea was to create agents that would temporary disable the enemy by creating a severe illness that would resolve itself in a matter of weeks.
    To achieve this goal traditional infectious diseases including the flu were used , when the cold war ended the russians abandoned the program but after chinese scientists returned home china kept working on the program .
    COVID19 was the result – or one of the results – of this work , a genetically modified version of the flu , much more contagious and severe .
    There are two possible explanations on how this agent was released , the first one is that the virus by accident infected a worker in one of the government labs that stores and handles the virus , the government did not realize the worker was infected until it was too late and the infected worker already had spread the virus , this would explain why china tried to keep this under wrap !
    the second possibility however is that china intentionally released the virus with the intent to supress the ever growing protest movement

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