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explosive study: chinese scientists created covid

friday, june 25th, 2021

A bombshell new study claims to have proof that Chinese scientists created COVID-19 in a lab and then tried to reverse-engineer versions of the virus to make it look like it evolved naturally from bats.

British professor Angus Dalgleish and Norwegian scientist Dr. Birger Sørensen wrote they’ve had primary evidence “of retro-engineering in China” since last year, but were ignored by academics and major medical journals, the Daily Mail reported Saturday, citing the soon-to-be-published study.

The study concludes: “the likelihood of it being the result of natural processes is very small.” The virus is still killing 12,000 people a day around the world.

Dalgleish is a London oncology professor known for breakthrough work on a vaccine for HIV. Sørensen is a virologist and chair of a pharmaceutical company, Immunor, which developed a coronavirus vaccine candidate called Biovacc-19. Dalgleish also has a financial stake in that company.

It was during their COVID-19 vaccine research that the pair came across “unique fingerprints” indicating the virus didn’t come from nature, they said. The telltale clue: a rare finding in the COVID-carrying virus of a row of four amino acids, which give off a positive charge and bond to negative human cells.

Some scientists believe the virus could have emanated from the Wuhan Institute of Virology in China. “The laws of physics mean that you cannot have four positively charged amino acids in a row,” Dalgleish told the Daily Mail. “The only way you can get this is if you artificially manufacture it.”

They also tracked published Chinese research, some done working with American universities, to show how the tools to create the virus were allegedly built. A good part of the work reviewed involved “gain of function” research, which involves manipulating natural viruses in a lab to make them more infectious, allowing scientists to study their potential effect on humans.

The US put a moratorium on such research in 2014. But it’s impossible to know if $600,000 in funding for medical research in China was used for gain of function research, Dr. Anthony Fauci told Congress last week.

British professor Angus Dalgleish and Norwegian scientist Dr. Birger Sørensen claim to have proof COVID was created in a lab. “A natural virus pandemic would be expected to mutate gradually and become more infectious but less pathogenic, which is what many expected with the COVID-19 pandemic but which does not appear to have happened,” the scientists wrote.

The scientists could not immediately be reached by The Post for comment.

News of the study comes amid renewed interest in COVID-19’s origins, which had long been proclaimed to have made the jump from bats to humans at a wet market in China.

© May 29, 2021 by Eileen AJ Connelly, "NY Post".

A Day In The Life.

Up at 9a on Friday, I went thru my finger stick to check my BSL (Blood Sugar Level) and record it on my Diabetes 2 chart, made coffee and breakfast, had a couple smokes in the cool garage and checked to leftover errands list. My left hip and thigh were hurting so badly, I had to use my cane to go into Rite Aid to p/u waiting Rxs, and over to Bed, Bath & Beyond to get a couple things. Back for lunch, I tried to get a snooze on the couch, but couldn't fall asleep, due to the pain in my left hip and thigh. Sherry stopped by on her way home from daughter Hollie's shop in Hallam, and we caught-up on many things, including hugs and kisses.

Take MLK, Jr. Day, Black History Month, St. George of Fentanyl Ascension Day, Juneteenth, Black Music Celebration Month, Snatch You Bald Day, Do Dah Day (the first of each month), Popeye’s Founding Day, & Kwanzaa, and roll it all into one big long weekend called, “Who’s My Daddy Days.”

After dinner, I watched Discovery's "Gold Rush: Dave Turin's Lost Mines", until "Gutfeld", making it only to 11:30p. Lights out.

I slept-in until 9:30a on Saturday, worke-up with left hip and thigh pain, but after walking on it for a few minutes, it disappeared. Amazing. I did the usual morning finger stick routine, made coffee, had a few smokes with the Kona Coffee, had breakfast and checked the weather and news. It was already 83° and very humid outside, as the blazing-hot weather from the Left Coast and Midwest moved thru our area. I kept the condo's temp at 73°, and since I didn't need to go anywhere, I decided to stay inside. Any errands can be done on Monday.

With almost no pain in my left hip, thigh and knee, I did condo chores, paperwork and had lunch. T-storm passed to the north and south of us, but we could have used the rain. There was a NASCAR race on NBCsN, so I watched it, although I much prefer Formula 1 Grand Prix, IMSA GT Endurance and IndyCar racing. After a BLT and some tater tots for dinner, I watched a night of NBC (Nothing But Crap) on TV until 10p, took my nightly Lantus Insulin shot, and unplugged. I have to get up early tomorrow, since there's the F-1 Grand Prix of France on at 9a, and an IndyCar race on right afterward. Those will make-up for the crrap TV, today.

Up (early for me) at 7a on Sunday, I did the usual BSL Routine, made Kona Coffee and breakfast, had a couple smokes in the garage, and decided to watch the start of the F-1 French GP, then grab my usual morning shower, and watch the rest of the 2hr race. No pain in my left hip, thigh, knee or shin. Son-of-a-gun. Temps were already into the low-80s, and headed to 90-95°. I watched the French GP, did a couple loads of laundry, and watched the IndyCar Road America Race, which started at 12noon. Soon enough, it was in the low-90s outside, and very humid, so I stayed-in, except for a trip to Rite Aid to pick-up a waiting Rx.

There was also a 300 lap Nashville Speedway NASCAR race on, but I couldn't force myself to watch that crap at gunpoint, so I switched to Discovery's "Homestead Rescue" for the afternoon. After dinner, I watched one of History's series, "The Foods That Changed America" until 10p, and called it quits.

I slept-in until 9:30a on Monday, and could have slept until 11 or later. But I had places to go, and stuff to do. It was already 89° and oppressingly humid, and was the Heat Index was forecast to hit 107°. It was 102° on the back north-facing irregular flagstone patio, 112° on the south-facing front brick porch, and 100° in the garage. Yuk. I dropped off a load of shirts at the

cleaners, drove to the shoe repair shop to get some holes punched in a new belt (they were closed on Monday), and to the Jeep Dealer to report a problem my the Auto-Park option. Home by 12:30p, I had lunch and called Sherry to make a date to do some walking in our usual nearby park. Tomorrow's her XXth birthday.

After grabbing a 2hr snooze on the LR couch, I noticed this warning, when I was scanning the news and weather channels:

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Start: Monday, June 21, 5:20 PM EDT
End: Monday, June 21, 10:00 PM EDT
Source: U.S. National Weather Service, in State College PA, has issued the following warning:
HAZARD: 70 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.
IMPACT: Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect considerable tree damage. Wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.
Locations impacted include: York, Hanover, Weigelstown, Gettysburg, Parkville, Red Lion, Spry, Dallastown, Hampton, Shiloh, East York, Stonybrook-Wilshire, West York, Littlestown, Shrewsbury, Codorus, Grantley, Valley Green, Tyler Run-Queens Gate and McSherrystown.
This includes Interstate 83 from mile markers 0 to 34.

Luckily, the worst t-storms and hail passed to the north and south of us, we just got much-needed rain, and temps dropped 20-25° into the 70s, as the front moved thru. I watched "American Pickers" recent episodes until 9p, when a new one aired. Then switched over to the end of "Laura" and most of "Gutfeld" until midnight. Lights out.

Up at 7:30a on Tuesday, with 68° and light rain. While coffee was brewing, I had a smoke in the garage and went out to turn-off the drip irrigation system; there's plenty of water in the ground now. No sense in drowning any plants with too much kindness. I listened to the "Chris Plante Show" until 10a, and the went out to get some errands done. I stopped by my Jeep Dealership, and the lots were empty of 2021 new Jeeps; mostly just used cars from trade-ins from last year. They can't get any new Grand Cherokees, or any of the other models, due to the microchip shortage from Taiwan. All US and worldwide car dealers are affected. Un-fricking-believeable. The rain continued.

A fossilized 90-million-year-old rainforest, underneath 3 miles of Antartic ice? Yes, and it's simply called climate change. NOT "glo-bullshit warming".

After lunch, I grabbed a 2hr nap on the LR couch. By 3pm, it was still raining and temps were dropping. By 6p, it was down to 60° and still dropping into the 50s. I watched History's "The Secret of Skinwalker Ranch" until 10p, "Laura" until 11 and "Gutfeld" until almost midnight. Time to unplug.

Up at 9a on Wednesday, I did the usual morning routines, had coffee and a muffin for breakfast, and checked the weather and news. Beautiful day, in the upper-50s/ lower-60s, so far. I opened-up the condo to get some fresh air thru, and chedked email. I needed to meet Sherry at 1p to do some walking at the park, so I had lunch and left.

We had a great time together, I gave her a Birthday Card and walked for just over an hour. I was home by 4p after a stop at Weis Market, for some fruit and other things, had dinner and watched "Expedition Unknown" until "Tucker", "Hannity" and "Laura" came on. I bagged it around 11p, since the cleaning ladies were coming early in the morning.

Up at 6a, I did the morning routines, and realized by 8:30a that the cleaning ladies weren't coming today; they were on vacation this week. My bad. iI did the condo chores they were supposed to do, changed bed linens, scrubed toilets, sinks etc. I din't mop floors; perhaps I'll get to that tomorrow or Saturday. I spent the day sleeping on the couch, doing psperwork after the cocndo chores. Much more to do over the weekend. Agter dinner, I watched Discovery' "Homestead Rescue" until 11p, and quit for the night.

Tomorrow starts a new week here in the "Journal". Stay tuned.

When Critical Theory Took on Race.

Critical Race Theory (CRT) has been gaining traction in organizations throughout the Western world for over 50 years, but increasingly so for the past 5 years leading up to 2021. It is either highly criticized or highly-regarded, with little room for fence-sitting—a phenomenon facilitated by the widespread adoption of social media. This essay will attempt to provide additional information about the connections between Critical Race Theory and its philosophical parent Critical Theory (CT).

A thorough reading of the historical development of both philosophical disciplines reveals a genealogy that is closer than simple intellectual similarities.

A brief overview and explanation of Critical Race Theory will be followed by its history. Next, we will discuss Critical Theory, its origins, supporters, and key assumptions. Lastly, we’ll look at how CRT and CT are related by exploring their common genealogy and conceptual frameworks.

Critical Race Theory; What is it?

Everything in our world is power, the distribution of which is mediated by race (e.g. broad categorizations of Asian, Black, Caucasian, Hispanic, Native, Pacific Islander, etc.). Every human construction, from governments to homeschool co-ops, are embedded in racial structures that fundamentally build or dismantle racism and white supremacy. All people, regardless of socioeconomic status, location, or personality cannot help but perpetuate or undermine systems of racial oppression. This is Critical Race Theory in a nutshell.

For adherents of this theory, Martin Luther King, Jr’s dream is idealistic nonsense. The only path of progress is through the rubble of a completely dismantled America. Why? Critical Race Theory (CRT) asserts that the very structure of society is systemically oppressive to minority populations, and that racism is built into the very fabric of social life. So much so, that even when overtly racist policies, practices, or actions are ‘removed’ or ‘rectified,’ racism still exists—it is simply manifesting in new ways.

As a result, racism cannot ever truly be solved, according to CRT. This belief creates a truly dangerous situation. Children are being taught that they live in a society that is riddled with racism and hate. They are being told that, due to factors outside their control—their melanin levels—they are oppressed, or they are the oppressors. They are also being taught that there is no resolution to this problem. Consider what havoc this is likely to wreak on young minds. “We have a problem. You are the problem, and there is no way to fix it. You’ll never be able to do enough to repair the damage that you perpetuate simply by existing.” CRT is incredibly disempowering. Children who are placed in the ‘oppressed’ category are told that the system is rigged against them. In such a situation, why should a child make any attempt to succeed?

Where did it come from?

Like many ideas, CRT is the product of the combining of other, older ideas. In this case, it started as Critical Legal Studies—the combination of race relations (arguably the social issue of the late 1960’s in America) and the study of the law. A man particularly well-positioned to push this new theory forward, the founder of Critical Race Theory, was Harvard Law professor Derrick Bell. Bell (1930-2011) was the first black tenured law professor at Harvard. He was 40 years old at the time of his hiring.

The ideas and works of Derrick Bell are largely variations on a theme that was laid out over 65 years earlier by W.E.B. Du Bois (1868-1963). While Bell continues to be seen as the modern founder of CRT, his ties to Du Bois, if only conceptually, are readily acknowledged by CRT scholars.

Du Bois was a political economist who began his undergraduate studies at Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee, then moved on to Harvard University. At the time, some of the most prestigious universities in the world were in Germany. He spent two years in Germany studying on a scholarship from the Slater Fund, which ended before he could complete his PhD. While he was there, he wrote letters in which he mentioned several of his professors—some of them more than others. W.E.B. Du Bois completed his studies in Germany in 1894.

Critical Theory; What is it?

Everything in our world is power. Systems and structures are created to maintain and build upon that power. Governments, organizations, businesses, and even hobby clubs exist solely to maintain and build power. Critical Theory’s goal is to intellectually emancipate society from oppression. Critical Theory is “…practical in a distinctively moral (rather than instrumental) sense.” In other words, “critical” arguments are formed and founded in rhetoric—only. You cannot test their claims with any instrument of measurement. This is Critical Theory in a nutshell.

So, if you can’t test its claims, how can anyone know whether its claims are true or not? This requires faith or ‘suspension of disbelief,’ whichever you prefer. What value does it really have to anyone? So far, it’s been a very effective method of creating additional faculty jobs at universities. It has the added benefit of creating for its proponents social protections that are granted to ‘allies of the oppressed.’

Where did it come from?

Goethe University Frankfurt was one of the preeminent universities during the interwar period of the early 1900s. During this time, the Institute for Social Research was created by Friedrich Pollock and Felix Weil with a professor of political law and economy at University of Vienna named Carl Grunberg installed as its first director. The Institute was bankrolled by Weil, a wealthy student at Frankfurt. All of them were neo-Marxists. While they agreed with Marx, they felt many gaps were left in his writings that required development and explanation. The Institute (now commonly referred to as The Frankfurt School) was formed with the vision of filling in those conceptual gaps through the work of its members. Most notably, these scholars argued, in effect, “Not only was the Social Democratic leadership too wishy-washy and compromising, its voting constituencies among the working classes were themselves clueless about their real needs and their real but masked state of oppression.”

Critical Race Theory is pure racism, dogshit, crap, garbage, filth, sewage and trash. And those who promote it, are socialist, commie, leftist, anarchist enemies of America, and need killing, IMO.

Liberals Made Me Into A Racist.

It’s official, I’m a racist. I couldn’t care less that I’m a racist, but I figured I’d declare it just for fun. I’m not going to go join a group, some random non-gay-centric version of conversion therapy leftists would approve of to purge myself of these feelings of hatred, disgust, superiority, and everything else we racists feel toward people we despise based on irrelevant characteristics. No, I don’t think I need professional help for this one. To the extent that my racism bothers me…actually, who am I kidding? My racism doesn’t bother me at all. See, the people I’m racist towards are white liberals.

You’ve seen these people, usually holding a cup of coffee, oftentimes driving some kind of hybrid, regularly whining about the border, and always obsessed with skin color. They are the people for whom saying a minority group is not enough, they have to take it to the “especially” level, as in when they whine about something being horribly discriminatory against, say, trans people. They live to say, “The economic downturn is hitting the trans community very hard, ESPECIALLY trans women of color,” or some such thing.

I hate them.

They write books about how everyone is racist unless they buy their books, and the pathetic part is there are a lot of white liberals out there happy to comply. If I had known there was billions of dollars in telling white liberals how awful they are, only to get the money you had to run it through the lens of skin color, I would’ve happily been a pioneer in that field. I’ve been pointing out how awful they are for the terrible policies they want to advance and their hatred of this country and its values. I could’ve easily tossed in a “You’re white, therefore you’re responsible for anything and everything bad any white person might have done at any point in time” every once in a while if I’d known it would lead to a big, fat payday.

I’ve called them stupid because they’re stupid, but I had no idea just how much they hated themselves. It just makes them hate them all the more.

So what set me off? What was my a-woke-ening? It’s been brewing over time; I actively ignore the garbage social justice recommendations Apple and Netflix always offer up when I’m looking for something to watch, specifically refusing to consider them because I don’t want to be preached to by leftists about anything. That probably makes me a racist too, I just can’t bring myself to care anymore.

I watched this video from the Washington Post and some victimhood subsidiary they’ve created called “The Lily.” There’s apparently some history to the name, I just don’t care enough to convey it. The brain trusts tapping the world’s richest man’s change dish have decided the world isn’t talking enough about race. Why? Because when your budget is a rounding error on the shampoo cost of a bald billionaire, why not?

There’s currency in victimhood on the left; it’s an aspired to status. For there to be a victim, there must first be a perp. The Post found themselves some perps – a few white women, allegedly therapists of some sort or another, to whine about how evil white people are, and how racist. Considering Democrats control the areas of the country with high percentages of black voters, I have to assume these white liberals are talking about those Democrats and the systems they’ve created over generations as the “systemic” problems liberals rail against.

I agree with white liberals – white liberals are racists. And since I do not like racists, I do not like white liberals. With that dislike being based, at least in part, on the color of their skin, I am a racist against white liberals.

How will I live with my shame? Pretty easily, actually. I don’t give a damn about what liberals say, white or otherwise. I spread my disgust evenly, wherever needed. I have as much contempt for a guttersnipe like Nicole Wallace as I do for a race-baiting pile of human garbage like Joy Reid. The difference between Don Lemon and Lawrence O’Donnell is the difference between Wonder Bread and Wonder Bread – six of one, half a dozen of your mother…

I hold them all in contempt, equally. But this week, I have a special place of disdain in my heart for white liberals. Go jump in a lake, or take a long walk off a short pier. Maybe one of the piers at the all white beach club Democrats Senator Sheldon Whitehouse has been a member of for decades, where his wife is one of the decision-makers.

Told you, white liberals are the absolute worst.

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