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I speak with Meryl Nass, MD, about some of the blatant manipulation that characterizes official reporting on Covid-19 cases and deaths. We also talk about where the SARS-Cov2 virus may have come from, and the (possibly criminal) efforts to which some have gone to suppress information about and access to potentially life-saving treatments.

Dr. Nass has been doing some of the best reporting on Covid-19 controversies. You can see her work here: https://anthraxvaccine.blogspot.com/2020/06/how-false-hydroxychloroquine-narrative.html

The article we discussed, "Shameless manipulation: Positive PCR tests drop after WHO instructs vendors to lower cycle threshholds. We have been played like a fiddle" is here: https://anthraxvaccine.blogspot.com/2021/02/positivity-of-pcr-tests-drops-as.html

Another article of hers that we mentioned, "How a false hydroxychloroquine narrative was created, and more", is here: https://anthraxvaccine.blogspot.com/2020/06/how-false-hydroxychloroquine-narrative.html

(And as a special treat, if you listen carefully, you'll be able to hear my chickens in the background.)

The last time Kevin McKernan was on the show, he told us about the (devastating) review of the Corman-Drosten PCR methodology that he co-authored. In this episode, he talks about some of the fallout from the review, including a scathing, but imprecise, attack from PCR expert Dr. Stephen Bustin - why that attack is puzzling, and what it tells us about the state of peer review.

My previous episode with Kevin, talking about the Corman-Drosten Review, is here: https://bretigne.typepad.com/on_the_banks/2020/12/wtmwd-50-kevin-.html

The Corman-Drosten Review Report (with comments) is here: https://cormandrostenreview.com/
and the addendum is here: https://cormandrostenreview.com/addendum/

"Detection of 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) by real-time RT-PCR", by Corman, Drosten, et al, is here: https://www.eurosurveillance.org/content/10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2020.25.3.2000045

The interview with Stephen Bustin, on Planetwaves, is here: http://chironreturn.org/audio/210201-steve-bustin.mp3

Information on the Michelle Cedillo case can be found here: https://caselaw.findlaw.com/us-federal-circuit/1536580.html
and the court transcript is here: https://www.cofc.uscourts.gov/sites/default/files/opinions/Cedillo_Opinion_Order_0.pdf

I spoke with Kevin last April about problems with the peer review process, and "revolutionizing peer review with blockchain", here: https://bretigne.typepad.com/on_the_banks/2020/04/wtmwd-episode-6-kevin-mckernan-on-revolutionizing-peer-review-with-blockchain-.html

...and about some of the problems with PCR testing, here: https://bretigne.typepad.com/on_the_banks/2020/10/wtmwd-40-.html

You can find Kevin on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Kevin_McKernan

"We deserve to live peaceably as neighbors," says Jeff Deist, "even if that means breaking up and creating new political entities." The divisions in our society are undeniable. Is it possible that making them official is the best way forward?

Jeff's article "What Will It Take for Americans to Consider Breaking Up?" is here: https://mises.org/power-market/what-will-it-take-americans-consider-breaking

(The audio version of the article is here: https://mises.org/library/what-will-it-take-americans-consider-breaking)

You can read some of the best writing on liberty and economics at the Mises Institute, here: https://mises.org/

According to the Oregon Medical Board, pediatrician Dr. Paul Thomas is "...a serious danger to the public health..." Oddly, they only discovered this after he published a peer-reviewed study comparing health outcomes of patients who had been vaccinated to those who had not. You can see some of the results of that study here: https://www.mdpi.com/ijerph/ijerph-17-08674/article_deploy/html/images/ijerph-17-08674-g005-550.jpg

I speak with Dr. Thomas about what's going on here, about his study, and about the meaning of informed consent. We also talk a little about the nature of medical boards, how he came to be skeptical of vaccine-safety claims, why more doctors AREN'T skeptical, and what we should be watching for in the first year of Covid-19 vaccines.

His study is here: https://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/17/22/8674/htm

The order from the Oregon Medical Board, suspending Dr. Thomas' license, is here: https://omb.oregon.gov/clients/ormb/OrderDocuments/e579dd35-7e1b-471f-a69a-3a800317ed4c.pdf

Dr. Thomas' book, "The Vaccine-Friendly Plan" can be found here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1101884231

And you can support his defense fund here, at his Freedom to Choose site: https://www.paulthomasmd.com/freedomtochoose.html

There are other ways you can help too. From his site:

MORE WAYS YOU CAN HELP

Support the legal effort - donation (PayPal, Credit Card or check)
Contact Providence Health Plan by Email, send letters, make phone calls (list provided at the end of this press release), and request they cancel the termination of Integrative Pediatrics in Portland, Oregon, as this removes the only option for parents seeking their legal right to informed consent when it comes to vaccines.
Send a copy of all your correspondence to:
Troy S. Bundy and Hart Wagner
1000 SW Broadway Portland, OR 97205 ([email protected])
Contact the Catholic church leadership demanding they stop the discrimination and abandonment of the vulnerable children being cared for at Integrative Pediatrics. The latter have nowhere else to go where they can get informed consent.
Contact Kathleen Harder MD Chair of Oregon Medical Board
Contact Governor Kate Brown to reinstate Dr Paul Thomas’ license and take their complaints through the proper channels.

And I would also add that parents (and anyone else) seeking to have more decision-making power over their medical care choices consider alternatives to insurance. I spoke last week with Charlie Frohman on that very topic, and you can get information on the medical cost-sharing plans Charlie discussed, here: https://myahe.clickfunnels.com/solutions1606319162288

The episode is here: https://bretigne.typepad.com/on_the_banks/2020/12/wtmwd-52-empowering-patients-and-fighting-medical-authoritarianism-with-charles-frohman.html

I speak with Kevin McKernan about the report he co-authored calling for the retraction of the paper upon which much of the world's Covid-19 PCR testing is based. Kevin also thanks you guys–my listeners–for possibly helping to get the attention of some of those who are starting to reverse course on the lockdowns (and the badly flawed testing they are based on). So keep it up!

The Corman-Drosten Review Report (with comments) is here: https://cormandrostenreview.com/

"Detection of 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) by real-time RT-PCR", by Corman, Drosten, et al, is here: https://www.eurosurveillance.org/content/10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2020.25.3.2000045

The five other papers that Kevin mentions are:

Jung, et al: https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acsinfecdis.0c00464

Gand, et al. (Download.): https://t.co/z4XwsDEPLB?amp=1

Etievant, et al: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7355678/

Muenchhoff, et al: https://www.eurosurveillance.org/content/10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2020.25.24.2001057

Konrad, et al: https://www.eurosurveillance.org/content/10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2020.25.9.2000173

Kevin's company, Medicinal Genomics, is here: https://medicinalgenomics.com/

And you can find Kevin on Twitter, here: https://twitter.com/Kevin_McKernan

I speak with my sister, Gretchen Wahlstedt, about her experiences with Non-Violent Communication, what that actually means, and the role it can play in the fight for liberty. We also talk about the current state of civil (or not-so-civil) discourse, and whether anything can be done to bridge the growing divisions between people in 2020 America.

I ask economics professor and columnist Don Boudreaux what the Hell is going on. He doesn't know either. We commiserate.

You can find Don at Cafe Hayek: https://cafehayek.com/

His article "Why so Gullible About Government in the Face of Covid-19?" is here: https://www.aier.org/article/why-so-gullible-about-government-in-the-face-of-covid-19/

...and his other recent article, "Covid Collectivism" is here: https://www.aier.org/article/covid-collectivism/

I talk with radio DJ and director of the Japan Indies Film Festival. We try to pin down what it is that makes Japan so awesome, touch on the role of immigration restrictions on culture, and even mention masks. We also talk about next week's film festival, and did I mention that it's FREE?

Japan Indies Film Festival is here - Nov. 16-17 in Japan, which is Nov. 17-18 in the US: https://cinema.raindance.org/bundle/japan-indies-film-festival-2020/

You can find Mike's radio show here: https://www.mixcloud.com/mikerogersshow/

The article Mike mentioned, "5 ThingsNobody Tells You About Living in Japan" is here: https://www.cracked.com/article_20118_5-things-nobody-tells-you-about-living-in-japan.html

"Japan REJECTS the West's Culture of Emotional Outrage" is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4cm2mKevXgA&ab_channel=BlackPigeonSpeaks

And the Walter Block article he mentions, "Thirteen Floors" is here: https://www.lewrockwell.com/2004/04/walter-e-block/thirteenth-floors/

You can see Mike's articles on LRC, here: https://www.lewrockwell.com/author/mike-in-tokyo-rogers/?ptype=article

And my dad's article, "What Is Anarchy?" is here: https://www.lewrockwell.com/1970/01/butler-shaffer/lx-what-is-anarchy/

I spoke with California legislator Kevin Kiley this week, about his (and fellow legislator James Gallagher's) lawsuit against Governor Newsom's authoritarian orders, and his one-man rule.

You can see Kiley's opening arguments in the case here: https://blog.electkevinkiley.com/opening-statement-in-gallagher-and-kiley-v-newsom/

And his blog, with updates on the lawsuit, is here: https://blog.electkevinkiley.com/

I speak with retired scientist Roger Koops, about the nature of viruses and how flawed assumptions about how they operate in the natural world have driven mask recommendations and mandates that may do more harm than good.

We also talk a little about how people in Japan have responded to the virus, and how the national and local governments have reacted.

Roger Koops is a contributing author for AIER, and is also a retired scientist, with a PhD in chemistry and over 25 years in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. He has authored or co-authored several papers on pharmaceutical technology and chemistry.

AIER: https://www.aier.org/

Roger Koops: https://www.aier.org/staffs/roger-w-koops/

His article, "The Year of Disguises" is here: https://www.aier.org/article/the-year-of-disguises/

I speak with founder and CSO of Medicinal Genomics (https://www.medicinalgenomics.com/), Kevin McKernan, about some of the problems with PCR testing, as well as some of the incentives to produce high positive test numbers, both of which are making it difficult to get a meaningful picture of SARS-Cov2 infections and cases.

You can find Kevin on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Kevin_McKernan

...and he recently Tweeted about some of these issues here: https://twitter.com/Kevin_McKernan/status/1320536482298384390

The paper on molecular mimicry that he mentions is here: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12026-020-09152-6

The CMS document that spells out penalties for failure to report positive test results is here (p.5): https://www.cms.gov/files/document/qso-20-37-clianh.pdf

And the FDA's Emergency Use Authorization summary for the Roche qPCR test is here: https://www.fda.gov/media/137163/download

My previous episodes with Kevin are here: https://bretigne.typepad.com/on_the_banks/2020/04/wtmwd-episode-6-kevin-mckernan-on-revolutionizing-peer-review-with-blockchain-.html

...and here: https://bretigne.typepad.com/on_the_banks/2020/05/wtmwd-episode-7-.html

I speak with independent journalist Jeremy Hammond about the problems of central planning and why it always leads to disastrous outcomes - even in the realm of public health.

We also talk about why it is more important than ever to develop the skill of consuming news intelligently.

You can find Jeremy's writing on topics from the middle east to vaccine safety and the responses to Covid-19, here: https://www.jeremyrhammond.com/

I speak with Swedish ER doctor Sebastian Rushworth, about the workings of the immune system and Covid-19. Among other insights: The media (and much of research) focuses on antibodies, but T-cell immunity may be better suited to viral infections; antibodies always wane over time, this is nothing new; the evidence shows that the lockdowns have had no effect on transmission; as the data piles up, it is becoming clear that Covid-19 is indeed very much like a bad flu virus in terms of deaths. Oh, and Sweden is back to normal and we all should be too.

You can read Dr. Rushworth's blog here: https://sebastianrushworth.com

And the article I mentioned, "Herd Immunity Without Antibodies?" is here: https://sebastianrushworth.com/2020/09/28/herd-immunity-without-antibodies/

I speak with Jeffrey Tucker of the American Institute of Ecomonic Research, about the Great Barrington Declaration - the document created by four esteemed scientists, calling for an end to the lockdowns. Jeff talks about how the idea came about, and about some of the backlash they have faced since the Declaration was released.

AIER: https://www.aier.org/

You can read–and sign–the Great Barrington Declaration here: https://gbdeclaration.org/

You can watch the video about the Declaration here: https://www.aier.org/article/reaching-immunity-a-private-summit-of-epidemiologists-against-lockdowns-video/

See coverage of some of the attacks on the Declaration here: https://www.zerohedge.com/technology/big-tech-has-become-tool-totalitarian-facism-google-has-memory-hole-great-barrington

here: https://www.aier.org/article/reddits-censorship-of-the-great-barrington-declaration/

and here: https://bretigne.typepad.com/on_the_banks/2020/10/sorry-pharma-you-cant-wakefield-everyone.html

...and witness Jeff demolish one pro-lockdown talking head, here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=44uKljmVocg&feature=emb_logo

I speak with Connor Boyack, author of the Tuttle Twins series. He talks about the war that is being waged for our children's minds, why independent thinking is so critical, and gives some positive inspiration for communicating the philosophy of liberty.

You can find the Tuttle Twins books here: https://tuttletwins.com/

Connor's Libertas Institute is here: https://libertasutah.org/

And the book by Milton Meyer, "They Thought They Were Free" is here: https://www.amazon.com/They-Thought-Were-Free-Germans/dp/0226511928

NYU media studies professor, Mark Crispin Miller, recently came under attackfor questioning the official narrative on masks in his class on propaganda. We discuss what happened, and talk about the nature of propaganda and why, after all this time, it is still so effective.

The controversy:https://gothamist.com/news/nyu-warns-students-after-professor-allegedly-declares-mask-ineffective-slowing-covid-spread

You can find Professor Miller here - and I recommend subscribing to his newsletter for some quality selections of content that is censored elsewhere: http://markcrispinmiller.com/

...and you can support his work here: http://markcrispinmiller.com/support/

Professor Miller's essay "Masking Ourselves to Death": https://truthbarrier.com/masking-ourselves-to-death-new-essay-by-mark-crispin-miller-phd/

I speak with independent journalist and filmmaker Brandon Ferdig, about what's really going on in Minneapolis in the aftermath of the riots, and about his upcoming documentary about why our society seems more divided than ever before.

One year ago, the polarization of American politics was on vivid display at Trump's re-election kick-off event in Minneapolis. Here Brandon Ferdig interviewed eager attendees and angry demonstrators; he captured the protests outside and scenes from the rally floor inside.

And yet this was just the start to the past year's chaos.

This film then turns to 2020, where events have only furthered this divide and heightened the emotion in our country.

Where did this craziness come from? And what do we do about it?

"Trump, Minneapolis, and the Divided State of America" explains how we got to this point of such polarization in the U.S. Finally, it shares how we can reverse this trajectory and come back together as a society.

Watch the film here: https://www.youtube.com/c/theperiphery

Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/986123915131411/

Brandon on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bferdig

...and on Twitter: https://twitter.com/brandonferdig

You can see his writings on Hive (another cryptocurrency-backed medium) https://hive.blog/@fedoraonmyhead

I speak with Ivor Cummins about how he has helped to push back against the lockdowns in Ireland - possibly with success - about what we should expect to see in the fall, and why the FDA is actively censoring information about the use of Vitamin D to protect against Covid-19.

Sheriff Richard Mack, of the Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association, joins me to talk about the Sheriffs' Conference in Lynchburg Virginia on September 30th. He says it could be the most important meeting in America since the Constitutional Convention. Listen to the episode to find out why.

Sheriff Mack also talks about CSPOA's online constitutional training seminar, a six-week certification course that gives people the tools they need to fight for liberty locally and across the country: https://www.cspoaclass.com/liberty-video55

You can find CSPOA here: https://cspoa.org

...and if you'd like to help support the Sheriff's Conference, you can make a donation here: https://cspoa.org/donations-page/

You can also purchase Sheriff Mack's book here: https://cspoa.org/product/the-victory-for-state-sovereignty-2/

I speak with the director of the Ron Paul Institute, Daniel McAdams, about his time spent in Hungary when it was still part of the former Soviet Union. He has some valuable insights about what life under a totalitarian state is really like, and how we can recover society one human interaction at a time.

The Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity: http://www.ronpaulinstitute.org

Reporting on the protests in Berlin: https://childrenshealthdefense.org/news/rally-in-berlin/

I speak with Sheriff Richard Mack, the founder of the Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association, about the unprecedented tyranny that we are now living under, and what we can do to fight it. Sheriff Mack explains how county sheriffs may be our best defense against tyrannical authorities at city, state and federal levels, and what each of us can do to help build this defense.

You can learn more about Sheriff Mack's organization, become a member, and/or and donate to support this critical work, here:

Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association: https://cspoa.org/

His book, "The Victory for State Sovereignty" can be purchased here: https://cspoa.org/product/the-victory-for-state-sovereignty-2/

I talk with Attorney for Freedom, Marc Victor, about my dad's influence on his thinking and his life, some of his latest lawsuits against tyrants, the Live and Let Live movement... and why he is optimistic about the future.

Live and Let Live.org: https://liveandletlive.org/

The website dedicated to my dad: https://butlershaffer.com/

Marc's lawfirm, Attorneys for Freedom: https://attorneysforfreedom.com/

I speak with Ron Paul's former communications director, Rachel Mills, about her chidhood experience in Haiti, what she learned about poverty, racism and social systems. She also tells us what we can do to truly help people in underdevelolped countries.

Find Rachel here: https://www.rachelforschools.com

The film she mentions: Poverty, Inc: https://www.povertyinc.org

I speak with educator and activist, Peggy Hall, about the legality (or lack thereof) of CA Governor Newsom's "orders" to shut down businesses and force people to wear masks. We also talk about what increasingly appears to be an executive-branch takeover of the government in California, and what you can do to stop it.

Peggy's website: The Healthy American: https://www.thehealthyamerican.org/

You can see Peggy's videos here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwC7VpIHS2uJzJ0q5I11oQA/videos

A book everyone should read: Life and Death in Shanghai: https://www.amazon.com/dp/0802145167?tag=duckduckgo-d-20&linkCode=osi&th=1&psc=1

The New California State, which Peggy talks about at the end of the interview: https://www.newcaliforniastate.com/

I speak with Jeff Tucker, Editorial Director of the American Institute of Economic Research, about censorship of AIER's content on Amazon and Facebook, the dysfunctional nature of that censorship, and what it took for him to stop taking mainstream media seriously.

The American Institute of Economic Research: https://www.aier.org

"Woodstock Occurred in the Middle of a Pandemic" - the article that was "fact checked": https://www.aier.org/article/woodstock-occurred-in-the-middle-of-a-pandemic/

Coronavirus and Economic Crisis - AIER's book that was suppressed by Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Coronavirus-Economic-Crisis-Peter-Earle/dp/163069200X

My article from last fall, on censorship of the vaccine conversation: https://www.lewrockwell.com/2019/09/bretigne-shaffer/yes-vaccine-safety-is-too-dangerous-for-us-to-discuss/

My article on germ theory vs terrain theory: https://www.lewrockwell.com/2020/04/bretigne-shaffer/the-pandemic-isnt-the-threat-the-paradigm-is/

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