Sep 2Liked by Walker Bragman

Important Context no kidding. Excellent conceptuality linking together as springing from the same source COVID denialism and climate denialism. Solid reasoning showing the linkage between the two, their mothership and credible research supporting all of it. Great work, Walker.

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Thanks for liking my comment https://www.importantcontext.news/p/who-is-funding-the-brownstone-institute/comment/21284300 to your July article, in which I provided extensive direct links and explanations about why low 25-hydroxyvitamin D greatly increases the risk of severe symptoms and death from COVID-19. You apparently took no interest in these, since you didn't argue against any of what I wrote and you now write:

"quack alternatives to the jabs like ivermectin and vitamin D."

Left-leaning folks and the mainstream and specifically left-leaning media through which the perceive much of the world are utterly mistaken to think that nutrition in general, and vitamin D in particular, plays no role in sickness and health. That is a viewpoint promoted by multinational pharmaceutical companies and clueless doctors - both are fascinated by and profit from overly complex, pseudo-sophisticated interventions.

If ivermectin is a lousy early treatment for COVID-19, why are the results of the best conducted trials all so positive? https://c19ivm.org/meta.html#fig_fpe Your thinking and behaviour which denies the importance of this, and supports people being discouraged or banned from using this, or any other genuinely safe and effective, non-patented, inexpensive, well-tested, early treatment https://c19early.org is indistinguishable from the thinking and behaviour of complete dupes of the multinational pharmaceutical companies.

Google "Pfizer" at exposedbycmd.org: Nothing since June 2021 and not much before that - 56 hits in total, . https://www.google.com/search?as_q=Pfizer&as_epq=&as_oq=&as_eq=&as_nlo=&as_nhi=&lr=&cr=&as_qdr=all&as_sitesearch=exposedbycmd.org&as_occt=any&as_filetype=&tbs=

Now try it with brownstone.org: https://www.google.com/search?as_q=Pfizer+site%3Abrownstone.org&as_epq=&as_oq=&as_eq=&as_nlo=&as_nhi=&lr=&cr=&as_qdr=all&as_sitesearch=&as_occt=any&as_filetype=&tbs= 2,820 hits, and Brownstone has only been going for 3 years or so. All, or almost all, of this analysis is negative.

You think Trump is evil, but look at Pfizer, who you seem to trust since you think their mRNA so-called vaccines are a great way to protect against COVID-19. In your ignorance of the immune system's need for 2 to 10 times more 25-hydroxyvitamin D than most people have without proper vitamin D3 supplementation, and knowing nothing about how government guidelines provide only about 1/8 or less of the vitamin D3 you need to be healthy, you instead accept, and encourage other people to get a completely under-tested, experimental treatment, which programs their cells to express a toxic facsimile of the viral spike protein, for the express purpose of giving the immune system target practice. This results in the destruction of your cells. Which cells? It could be any cell type, anywhere, since a significant amount of the injected fluid goes into circulation. They don't even require aspirating the needle to try to avoid injecting the fluid straight into a blood vessel.

You support the government indemnifying Pfizer et al. against the harm and death their so-called vaccines cause, while paying them tens of billions of dollars for these injections. You may support mandates for these so-called vaccines and/or social exclusion for those who don't accept these injections.

You probably think highly of Anthony Fauci. In 1999, he knew, full well, that a vaccine takes 8 to 10 years or more to research and test in order to ensure it is genuinely safe: https://rumble.com/v20t87i-1999-fauci-said-it-could-take-up-to-12-years-for-everyone-to-realize-the-da.html .

These are not deep fakes. The words he spoke in 1999 are in a transcript https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/transcripts/2603aids.html, but attributed to someone else.

"If you take it, and then a year goes by and everybody's fine, then you say, OK, that's good, now let's give it to 500 people; and then a year goes by and everything's fine. You say, Well, then, now let's give it to thousands of people, and then you find out that it takes twelve years for all hell to break loose, and then what have you done?"

The March 2020 part of this video is referred to and quoted in so-called fact checker sites such as: https://www.factcheck.org/2021/12/scicheck-viral-story-takes-fauci-covid-19-vaccine-safety-comments-out-of-context/.

"If you vaccinate someone and they make an antibody response, and then they get exposed and infected, does the response that you induced actually enhance the infection and make it worse?

"And the only way you’ll know that is if you do an extended study not in a normal volunteer who has no risk of infection, but in people who are out there in a risk situation. This would not be the first time, if it happened, that a vaccine that looked good in initial safety actually made people worse. There was a history of the respiratory syncytial virus vaccine in children which, paradoxically, made the children worse. One of the HIV vaccines that we tested several years ago actually made individuals more likely to get infected."

Donald Trump is in part to blame for cutting the development and testing time to 8 months, which - as far as I know - most or all left-leaning folks accept as desirable: https://twitter.com/justin_hart/status/1696554723866734993 .

By remaining clueless and dismissive of ivermectin, other early treatments and especially vitamin D, and by remaining clueless about the real nature, the real harm, and the lousy effectiveness of the adenovirus and mRNA COVID-19 injections, you are directly supporting big pharma and harming your own health, and the health of everyone who is influenced by your thinking.

Call yourself left of center (as you are described at: https://www.influencewatch.org/non-profit/opt-out-media-foundation/), but you are dupes of multinational pharmaceutical companies, which work directly with big government.

You have no idea about the needs of the immune system.

Y'all should read the research cited and discussed at: https://vitamindstopscovid.info/00-evi/ and/or, similar material at horrid brownstone.org: https://brownstone.org/articles/vitamin-d-everything-you-need-to-know/ where you can listen to a cheery robotic voice narration of the article if you don't have time to actually read it and follow the links we want you to read.

Generally, the left has bought into the zoonotic transfer theory of the origins of SARS-CoV-2. This may help you feel better about yourselves since you think you are battling a pernicious aspect of Nature itself. To see be best defense of this theory, which is still transparently full of holes, please read this Quillette (to a significant degree left-leaning and very pro-"vaccine"): https://quillette.com/2023/08/19/the-lab-leak-illusion/ . Virtually all of those who commented favour the lab leak theory. Read my comments there and at: https://nutritionmatters.substack.com/p/the-origins-of-sars-cov-2.

In your view, Nature is the problem and virologists are the heroes for researching the virus, including with gain of function research which the Obama administration, very rightly, banned. The reality is that the virus was made in the lab - probably not as a bioweapon - by Chinese researchers conducting gain of function research they learned largely from Ralph Baric in the USA, with U.S. funding of such research in the Wuhan Institute of Virology.

Your view is so terribly wrong. You support the reckless, egregiously avoidant, position of most virologists - who are covering up the deadly actions of a handful of Chinese and American virologists. And yet you think you are free-thinking and not suckered by the mainstream media government and pharmaceutical company coalition.

There is one striking, and vitally important, exception to the general principle that the left are at odds with reality on most matters COVID. That is that The Intercept, working with U.S. Right to Know https://usrtk.org, have done brilliant work which no-one else has done exposing the lab origins of SARS-CoV-2 and the continuing coverup, which all others on the left seem to believe.

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