James Lyons-Weiler 2/7/2021
During half-time in the 2021 Superbowl, I sat down with Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to get to the bottom of why deaths following COVID19 vaccines are so confusing to mainstream media.
In early December, 2020, CNN reported that there was a dilemma: do we vaccinate the elderly and frail and try to protect them from COVID19, or will they be more suspectible to serious adverse events from the COVID19 vaccine or virus following vaccination? The trial data available at the time, after all, showed that people over 55 had a ten-fold increase in the rate of serious adverse events from the first dose vs. the second dose, compared to the same rate in people younger than 55. The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) had voted, in spite of sufficient evidence, to prioritize the elderly, with one dissenting vote – something that NEVER happens in ACIP meetings – putting the elderly in our population in the pole position among the first to receive the rushed, still experimental vaccines.
A Reversal in Logic
Some of us have noticed a reversal in the application of causal logic in COVID19 vaccines vs. COVID19 itself. Deaths of people with comorbid conditions who test positive for SARS-CoV-2 virus are considered to have died from COVID19. Deaths of people with comorbid conditions who die shortly after COVID19 vaccination are considered to have died from the comorbid condition. Anyone who claims to not see the problem with this inconsistent logic should hear this one out.
JLW: Mr. Kennedy, you’ve been skewered in mainstream news for stating that the deaths in nursing homes following COVID19 vaccines should be given a closer look. Let’s look at some headlines, from Norway for instance:
Nearly two dozen nursing home residents in Norway die within days of getting COVID vaccine
Norway adjusts Covid vaccine advice on who gets jab after doctors ‘can’t rule out’ side effects were behind 23 deaths
Nursing home with zero COVID deaths reports residents dying after new outbreak, vaccine
From Spain, there was the report of seven deaths in a care home after getting the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine; from Belgium, fourteen deaths were reported following coronavirus vaccination.
RFKJr: Yeah, I’ve seen those.
JLW: Now, we know that CDC recognizes that COVID19 vaccines can lead to anaphylaxis. And it’s widely known that anaphylaxis causes death. Why is it so hard to expect that any of the deaths seen in nursing homes to date are due to the vaccine?
RKFJr: We’ve now seen anaphylaxis within 24 hours after exposure, so causality is not in question there. There are many other ways that vaccines can contribute to death risk, including inflammation, particularly vascular inflammation. In seniors, this can lead to clots. We’re now seeing most of the deaths that following COVID19 involving tachycardia – and a fifth of them involving heart attacks. The short-term studies were too small to pick up any signals, and they are now denying new signals.
People need to realize that the average age of death for COVID19 vaccine mortalities is 77 years of age and that 53% of people who have died from the vaccine are over 75. It’s still not perfectly clear because we don’t know what percentage of each age group has received the vaccine, but I can tell you that in 2018/2019, only 50% of deaths due to what the CDC used to call “influenza disease” occurred in people over 65, but nearly 70% of people who have died following the COVID19 vaccine were over 65 years of age. Something’s not right.
JLW: We’ve seen at least three cases of thrombocytopenia – one during the trial, a doctor in Orange County and a doctor in Florida. Don’t these deaths in nursing homes deserve a closer look?
RFKJr: I think that’s a good point. Thrombocytopenia is caused by low platelet counts and the New York Times has cited doctors who think the vaccine may be responsible. It’s unlikely that people who die in nursing homes are going to have autopies. With Hank Aaron, his family signed a form – without autopsy – saying he died from natural causes. So no one really knows. The coroners in the county just don’t have jurisdiction to autopsy anyone they want to – so it’s likely that a true signal of all of these causes of deaths that could finger the vaccine could be missed altogether in most cases.
JLW: Here, let’s look at this one from Toronto, where they attribute all 66 deaths to a new variant.
66 residents have died at Roberta Place long-term care home https://toronto.citynews.ca/video/2021/02/04/66-residents-have-died-at-roberta-place-long-term-care-home/
Notice they don’t report the vaccination status of the people who died and the people who survived. What do you make of this kind of situation?
RFKJr: It does strike me as rather convenient to have a new variant come online just as the vaccine has been rolled out – they can attribute anything they want to a new virus, or to a new variant, with very little evidence. But think about this: if they knew that this virus was going to mutate this quickly, and escape the vaccine, then why did they spend $US48 Billion on a vaccine and pin every public hope on that, and only that, exit plan? If they had spent $48 BIllion on treatment plans and antivirals, we would not be seeing this carnage. Instead, WHO, Dr. Fauci and Gates actively suppressed antivirals by running studies that were designed to fail. There was even a fraudulent study that delayed the use of hydroxychloroquine in the US. Meanwhile, the money that was spent on vaccine studies were on studies that were designed to succeed – they couldn’t find adverse events even if they were common.
JLW: Do you think the vaccines might cause an increased susceptibility to death from new COVID19 variants?
RFKJr: That is a legitimate hypothesis. If true to form, WHO, Dr. Fauci and Gates will pull out every stop to make sure it is never adequately tested.
JLW: We see headlines that say you can still be infected by SARS-CoV-2 virus, you can still develop COVID19 and spread the virus even after getting the vaccine. What’s the significance of that?
See: You can still spread develop COVID19 After Getting a Vaccine: What to Know (Healthline)
RFKJr: That’s like the pertussis vaccine, which won’t stop infection or transmission. But somehow they still recommend it. The problem is, of course, this undermines the whole premise of why we did the lockdowns, why we tried to flatten the curve: to wait for the vaccine that would stop transmission and lead to herd immunity. If it’s true you can still transmit the virus after vaccination, the herd immunity argument is gone.
JLW: What’s the #1 study that should be done on Covid19 vaccine safety right now?
RFKJr: The initial studies that the FDA based their EUA on were done on super healthy people straight out of a Marvel Comic book. They had zero comorbidities. The study we need right now is a double-blind placebo test on sample groups that are representative of the general population, not super healthy sample groups, and that study should measure and report every death and should scrupulously report every injury, not just the deaths and injuries designated by the pharmaceutical industry.
If you look at the per day per 100,000 person death rate of people in Moderna’s study, it’s 1/6th the death rate of the general population. That means there is no way to gauge safety in the general population. The trials were short-term, and there was no one over 70 in the Moderna trial. We have no way to know the safety of their vaccine in the older population.
Also, given the size of the studies, the only injuries that could be detected would have to be seen in super healthy people over 70 that impacted at least 1 in 20 people. If it happened in 1 in 21 people, you could not detect it. That means you could kill 1.6 million people and no one would attribute it to the vaccine.
That’s what happend with the DTP vaccine in Guinea-Bissau. For thirty years, that vaccine had been killing millions of perople – far more people than would have died from Diptheria, Tetanus or Pertussis combined – and it wasn’t detected until Peter Aaby and his team did a retrospective study thirty years later.
This may be what we have to look forward to, without a functioning surveillance system – and no one has one.
JLW: Do you think the public will wake up to this?
RFKJr: At this point, it’s unclear – the power of fear of the virus, and the pharma cartel’s near complete control over the media- and of course Gates’ media empire – many outlets that people think are objective news agencies are part of his empire. Gates controls the World Health Organization, the Guardian, National Public Radio and others with massive cash infusions. He has turned them into part of the Bill Gates newsletter. Reason, not fear, must dictate how we respond to safety signals in all post-market surveillance studies of vaccines, not just the experimental vaccines given emergency use authorization.
JLW: Do you think mainsteam media targeting hurts you, or helps you?
RFKJr: It would be far better for everyone, incluing the public, if these topics were addressed in the form of an actual debate, or a critical conversation. I love a good debate.
JLW: If you were to be blacklisted from social media, what’s your plan?
RFKJr: I, and everyone else on the popular social media websites, are already blacked out. We have to self-censor to stay there – we’re not allowed to tell the truth on any of these social media sites. My plan is The Defender. The Defender is exploding – it’s an amazing creation because it’s the only place that will still publish the truth. We have a monopoly on open discussions – and on the truth. And the rest of mainstream media – the outlets attacking you, and me – the reporters don’t do their homework. They don’t fact-check authority, like we do. That’s reckless and irresponsible, and, frankly, really quite dangerous.
Places like The Epoch Times is so caught up in right-wing ideology, you have to parse through all of the politics to get at the truth. We think political partisanship is the enemy of truth. We want to publish news and views from people from all walks of life – and so we invite journalists and writers to join us in the search for empirical truth based on science and evidence, and to strip out and break free from partisanship.
JLW: I have to agree 100% that the media fails at fact-checking. Outlets like The Highwire, and Sharyl Attkisson’s Full Measure are far more reliable because they fact-check, like you and I do.
Thanks for you all you do, Bobby.
RFKJr: Thank you, Jack.
2/12/2021 Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Hits Back… Hard – National Media Pushes Vaccine Misinformation — Coroner’s Office Never Saw Hank Aaron’s Body – Children’s Health Defense – The Defender
https://t.co/Pu7s1K5S9L #rfkjr #truth
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England: Covid-related deaths in care homes in England jump by 46% https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jan/19/covid-related-deaths-in-care-homes-in-england-jump
Evidence of Increase in Mortality After the Introduction of Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis Vaccine to Children Aged 6-35 Months in Guinea-Bissau: A Time for Reflection?
The Introduction of Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis and Oral Polio Vaccine Among Young Infants in an Urban African Community: A Natural Experiment
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The asymmetry in causality is maddening. The next lie that is sure to happen is that the drop in overall mortality which typically happens after a bad virus sweeps through, will be credited to the vaccine. I’m somewhat surprised that Dr. Fauci didn’t credit the seasonal decline that is underway to the vaccine. But, given how many people have been vaccinated thus far, that would be as irrational as, uh,…..as uh,…saying people should wear two masks!
It’s what I call THE GREAT SLIDING SCALE OF EVIDENCE!
Unique susceptibility to unique Sars-CoV-2 variants and vaccines
It is fantastic to see my two favorite power houses interview together in one article. JLW & RFKJr Please continue to collaborate and keep us informed. You two are some of our best and brightest for us to learn the truth and we will take what you tell us to our neighborhoods. And PLEASE stay SAFE.