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Lockdowns Never Again:
Sweden Was Right,
and We Were Wrong

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Posted By: Magnante, 8/10/2020 9:20:58 AM

In life, we encounter things which may work in theory, but not in practice. Communism is famously one of those things. Time travel is another. With any luck, Americans will soon come to realize that strict social distancing, economic lockdowns, and mask-wearing all belong in that category of supposedly sound ideas that simply don’t work in reality. For evidence, let’s look to Sweden. As Dr. Malcolm Kendrick, an ER doctor at a hospital in Stockholm, writes on his blog, “COVID is over in Sweden. People have gone back to their normal lives and barely anyone is getting infected anymore.”

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We have been conned, and the cost is well into trillions of dollars.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: oldmagnolia 8/10/2020 9:33:18 AM (No. 505080)
I put the blame SOLELY on Fauci. He is the con man. He convinced the President and the administration that if the country would not shut down 100,000 people would die a day. So if you are the President what do you do? He needs to be removed from his post at the NIH, arrested and prosecuted for sedition, treason and for the damage he has done to the US. Then hang him.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 8/10/2020 9:37:40 AM (No. 505086)
But, you see, William, the Swedes had no need for weaponizing the covid 19 outbreak. Here, the dims and msm chose to weaponize it as a last resort to try to keep the November presidential election close. Hence the medical establishment here went overboard and turned the pandemic into a fraud. Masks, isolation, work at home. All a scam designed to control us little people.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: OBX Pete 8/10/2020 9:45:42 AM (No. 505095)
Didn't Dr, Fauci play an important part in the actions of using masks, closing down the country and causing the country financial disaster? A lot of us here figured out that this dude was a fraud from day one. I'll repeat my self........he should be investigated to determine what financial interests (if any) he has in certain companies that manufacture medicines and what financial connections (if any) he has with China.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: justavoter 8/10/2020 10:04:41 AM (No. 505116)
Covid in America is like the paddling you got in school that the teacher just drug out. One strike, let that one burn a little, strike two, let that one burn a little more, then after what seems an eternity came strike three. And then it was over. Rip these mask off, go back to work, open the parks and entertainment venues and lets get this thing over with. All we are doing is slowing it down. If you are going to get this Chinese flu you are eventually going to get it sooner or later. The positive is that now we know how to deal with it if we can just get the politics out of the way.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Jerseyden 8/10/2020 10:10:55 AM (No. 505123)
In my opinion the biggest problem is we’ve allowed the state governors to grab more control of the population. We will see more and more ‘emergencies ‘ that will take more freedom from the peasants ‘those who work’ while leaving to elites alone.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: LesUNo 8/10/2020 10:12:41 AM (No. 505127)
Unfortunately President Trump was rolled and doesn’t seem to have the fortitude to call this fraud for what it is. He is the only one with the power to stop it in its tracks. Open up the country, send people back to work and all kids back to the classroom. Call it off! We are a country of demonstrably friendly people who shake hands and hug and visit with strangers in grocery lines. Now we live in fear behind useless and filthy homemade masks and distanced from any social interaction. This is unnatural and potentially harmful in so many ways. Stop the madness Mr. President.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino 8/10/2020 10:36:41 AM (No. 505166)
It's truly amazing - - that a guy who weighs no more than Diana Ross - - but who isn't nearly as tough - - could roll a savvy and manly guy like President Trump - - - - but nonetheless - - it happened. Mr. President - - time to reverse course - - right now!
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Reply 8 - Posted by: DVC 8/10/2020 10:47:02 AM (No. 505193)
Fauci did this as a political hit job on the President, with the INTENT to wreck the economy and try to prevent Trump from being re-elected. There was never any need to shut things down, and NYC and other ant colony cities run by morons and with lots of people jammed tightly on public transportation, are GOING to have diseases spread widely. But Cuomo forcing infected people into the nursing homes was criminally incompetent.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: TJ54 8/10/2020 10:47:29 AM (No. 505194)
Russian collusion and impeachment did not work, so this is the next best thing
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Reply 10 - Posted by: MDConservative 8/10/2020 10:48:08 AM (No. 505195)
We were stampeded...we have spent TRILLIONS that never existed...and Americans have failed (and continue to flunk) the greatest civics exam ever. Masks up, everybody! There's a government edict we must obey...and no complaining, mind you!!
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Clinger 8/10/2020 10:48:49 AM (No. 505198)
At a tactical level I don't think Trump had a choice. Had he taken the same approach as Sweden he'd have lost the election. I think he's known that this is a front in the coup all along.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: FormerDem 8/10/2020 11:05:52 AM (No. 505225)
Lockdown is tyranny but we have to make the right argument against it and I think the Sweden argument is vulnerable . Sweden's experience with the coronavirus may be partly to do with its high latitude. While the virus is sweeping around the world, its actual danger appears to be possibly a function of latitude, which is reasonable because different latitudes have widely different climates. In winter it may again become dangerous in northern and high latitudes. Sweden may again take its turn in a serious way. I don't think this is over. What I do think is, HCQ works, and what I also think is, nobody has demonstrated an equivalent alternative. Quercetin is not the same thing. Only quinine variants are "like" HCQ. Get Some. Give it to your Swedish friends. And all the others too.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Chuzzles 8/10/2020 11:32:36 AM (No. 505256)
Fauci is driven by personal greed. He owns half that Gates vaccine patent, and he wants to make sure he collects his 'rewards'. Never mind that he has wrecked so much human and economic destruction on this nation. He has walked back every single thing he has ever said in the past about the success rate of HCQ, the part where masks aren't needed, and so on. Don't know how many people are aware of this, but Fauci's daughter works for Twitter, the platform that has been censoring actual and vital information from real working doctors about what cures work right now. Given his buddy Gates track record of bad products and death, does anyone really trust a vaccine from Gates that has already killed 5 people in the testing, and probably won't be administered to his own family members? We are getting mighty close to Mark of the Beast turf here, and we rightly should all be very uneasy.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: DVC 8/10/2020 12:15:19 PM (No. 505310)
91% of the deaths in the most populous county in Kansas were over the age of 70. 77% of the deaths in that same county were over the age of 80. Less than three percent of the deaths were under the age of 50 years. People over 60 should be warned to be strongly protected, and especially the folks of all ages with pre-existing health problems like liver disease, diabetes, heart disease, obesity. Let everyone else go about their lives.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Kate318 8/10/2020 12:20:07 PM (No. 505318)
We all “got rolled,” but the power to end it lies with us, not President Trump. He has said no more lockdowns, no mask mandates. But, he has left the power to govern up to each state, which is how it is supposed to work in the USA. If you want it to end, YOU end it. Band together, organize and refuse to comply. Above all else, refuse to comply. Do not patronize businesses that require a mask. Homeschool. Tell the government to go to he!!. Refuse to accept the mitigation process arguments from family and friends. The government/medical community will never tell us that the crisis is over. There will be no all-clear message. We must take it.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: stablemoney 8/10/2020 2:41:58 PM (No. 505497)
I agree that this was a hit job by the Fauci and the Democrats on Trump to destroy his administration and implement socialism---and it has worked. The economy is crippled, because the Democrats will not allow it to re-open. The government is now controlling everything by emergency decrees that have no end. This has been a disaster, and Trump said this, amazing: "Dr. Fauci and Birx showed me a chart, and I (Trump) took 10 minutes to decide we have to shut the country down". It is amazing to me that Trump did not even spend a second to ask his supporters what they thought about this idea. This shutdown is the biggest mistake made by a president in history. There is no sidestepping that. Yes, I am voting for Trump. The Democrats are insane, communists, violent, dishonest, corrupt, who think people like me should be dead. I don't find those persuasive reasons for voting for a Democrat, who are colluding with foreigners, always have, to win power.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: LeeBertie 8/10/2020 2:44:36 PM (No. 505499)
If ministers, pastors, priests, rabbis and all other clergy were smart, they would be able to pack their houses of worship every weekly by telling the "authorities" that they are not conducting ordinary religious services but that they are gathering weekly to honor deceased Democrat John Lewis.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Urgent Fury 8/10/2020 3:06:38 PM (No. 505525)
They have convinced everyone that The Black Death is waiting outside to jump on you. Well played, Enemedia.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: LesUNo 8/10/2020 3:16:48 PM (No. 505536)
Forgive second post. I fully realize that I have a personal responsibility to make changes, band together and refuse to comply with the ridiculous state mandates. I also watched the daily updates with Fauci and Birx and President Trump and with consecutive updates became more infuriated. We could see where it was going and it was not good. But, it continued and became unimaginably outrageous. We watched as businesses were destroyed, the economy lay in ruins, the schools closed, church services were forbidden and people were not allowed to have funerals for their loved ones. I could continue. We have no idea if schools will open in the Fall. If we need milk we are still required to put on the stupid mask and socially distance and walk in the right direction as indicated by an arrow on the grocery store floor. This is ridiculous. Ordinary communication has been stifled as we are becoming further and further divided. This is dangerous territory and one that I don’t have the power or resources to fight. The buck stops in the Oval Office, even when Trump sits behind the Resolute Desk.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Kate318 8/10/2020 11:09:02 PM (No. 505833)
You have a choice. Take control of your life, or not. The government will not help you. It’s up to you. Get busy living, or get busy dying.
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