By John J. Duncan Jr.
The very corrupt World Health Organization declared a few days ago that the coronavirus pandemic was officially over.
It was a virus that was exaggerated and blown way out of proportion and in that way became a very cruel hoax perpetrated for political and monetary gain.
Jane Fonda said Covid was “a gift to the Left.” Democrats knew that the economy was so strong and inflation was so low that Trump would be re-elected unless they did something drastic.
Rahm Emmanuel, former White House Chief of Staff and former mayor of Chicago and a most powerful Democrat, once said, “You never let a serious crisis go to waste.” He said he meant that you could then “do things you think you could not do before” in expanding government power.
So the Democrats seized on the coronavirus for all it was worth, using it to shut down schools and businesses all over the country and slowing the economy.
Most of the national media is little more than an arm of the Democratic Party. A poll several years ago found that 93% of the national media had voted for the Democrat for President that year.
The media, with the 24-hour news cycle, tries to sensationalize everything. So they reported every hour the numbers of Covid cases and deaths, scaring almost everybody.
Hospitals were given more money for any death they could classify as a Covid death. The CDC said at one point that 94% of Covid deaths were people who had comorbidities such as heart failure, diabetes, pneumonia, strokes, or simply old age that could have been the cause of death.
Not enough people realized that most deaths were simply “with Covid” rather than because of Covid.
One country reported that 90% of its Covid deaths were in people over 80. There was very little risk to people under 65 and essentially no risk to those under 21.
Almost every year, the U.S. has 30,000 to 60,000 deaths from flu. During the 1957-58 flu season, the Asian Flu worldwide pandemic killed at least 116,000 Americans and one to four million worldwide.
The population then was about 60% of what it is now. Thus, numbers-wise that flu was as bad as this virus, but people did not panic and overreact – because the national networks were not scaring everyone with hourly reports of flu cases and deaths.
Most people who got Covid had very light cases and just used it as an excuse to stay home. Country club memberships soared to record highs as people were supposedly “working at home.”
The virus became a cruel hoax because millions of children lost a year of school and many suffered mentally because of isolation.
It was cruel because thousands of businesses went under and several million people lost jobs or saw dreams ended.
It was cruel because many thousands had to face the end of their life without their spouses or family members allowed to be with them.
Who benefitted from this cruelty? Well, first and foremost, the Democrats were able to place a partially senile old man who hardly ever campaigned into the White House.
Second, Big Pharma. Pfizer became the first drug company to break $100 billion in sales. Pfizer spent $2.8 billion in ads in 2022, an increase of $800 million over 2021.
At least nine Big Pharma top executives became billionaires. Moderna CEO Stéphane Bancel cashed in $393 million in stock options after his company made mega-billions off the Covid vaccine.
Third, the national media – especially ABC, CBS, and NBC. The U.S. government paid one-billion dollars to the media to promote the vaccine, and billions were spent by the pharmaceutical companies to also push this very ineffective, often harmful, vaccine.
We are now governed by a Big Government-Big Business Duopoly. Democrats used to claim they were for the little guy. Now almost everything they do primarily benefits extremely big business and those at the top.