Citizens for Legitimate Government (CLG) provides links and brief excerpts from news reports in the national media.
Indiana life insurance CEO says deaths are up 40% among people ages 18-64 | 1 Jan 2022 | The head of Indianapolis-based insurance company OneAmerica said the death rate is up a stunning 40% from pre-pandemic levels among working-age people. “We are seeing, right now, the highest death rates we have seen in the history of this business – not just at OneAmerica,” the company’s CEO Scott Davison said during an online news conference this week. “The data is consistent across every player in that business.” OneAmerica is a 100 billion insurance company that has had its headquarters in Indianapolis since 1877. “And what we saw just in third quarter, we’re seeing it continue into fourth quarter, is that death rates are up 40% over what they were pre-pandemic,” Davison said. “Just to give you an idea of how bad that is, a three-sigma or a one-in-200-year catastrophe would be 10% increase over pre-pandemic,” he said. “So 40% is just unheard of.” Most of the claims for deaths being filed are not classified as COVID-19 deaths, Davison said.
Police Use Attack Dogs as Thousands Protest Against Dutch COVID-19 Lockdowns | 2 Jan 2022 | Thousands of people in the Netherlands capital of Amsterdam gathered Sunday to demonstrate against the Dutch government’s COVID-19 lockdown measures before police cracked down. It came after Amsterdam mayor Femke Halsema issued an emergency ordinance giving more police to clear the central Museum Square after the protesters violated the city’s ban on public gatherings amid an increase in COVID-19 cases… Some participants had a banner that said: “Less repression, more care,” while a group in white masks and white overalls held up signs, reading: “It’s not about a virus, it’s about control.” Another held a “Trump 2024” flag. Photos and video footage uploaded online showed what appeared to be police releasing dogs on anti-mandate protesters. Netherlands authorities deployed water cannons, footage showed, as other videos appeared to show alleged Dutch Army veterans clashing with police.
Fully vaccinated and boosted Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin tests positive for COVID-19 | 2 Jan 2022 | Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin announced on Sunday night that he tested positive for COVID-19 earlier in the day. Austin, who said he is experiencing mild symptoms, will quarantine at home for five days. “As my doctor made clear to me, my fully vaccinated status — and the booster I received in early October — have rendered the infection much more mild than it would otherwise have been,” Austin said.
[Regarding the top story in CLG’s previous newsletter (Dec. 31), Paul H. of Tasmania, AU, emailed the CLG with the following comments on Friday:”Just letting you know that this story is false – it was not vax protesters that burned the front door of Old Parliament House (note – only the front door), it was Australian Aboriginal First Nations protesters. This is distinct from the huge freedom protests in Australia which have been overwhelmingly peaceful, except earlier in 2021 when there was heavy handed policing in Victoria (note – mainly in one state, not all of Australia).” Paul then provided CLG with the following article link, noting that the fire set to the doors of Old Parliament was not set by anti-vax protesters but rather Canberra Indigenous leaders. Paul made another point: “Also to note, it’s the Australian states and private businesses that are imposing vax mandates and not the Australian federal government. Hence, restrictions for non-vaxxed differ markedly depending on what state you live in. It’s kinda like saying that the crazy restrictions in New York state are representative of all of the US.”] Canberra Indigenous leaders say protesters who allegedly set fire to Old Parliament House do not represent Aboriginal tent embassy | 31 Dec 2021 | Local Aboriginal elders and leaders have denounced the actions of protesters who allegedly set fire to the doors of Old Parliament House in Canberra. The front facade of the building was first set alight on December 21, forcing the Museum of Australian Democracy to temporarily close. Thursday’s fire is believed to have begun after protesters performed a smoking ceremony, which had been approved by ACT police. The fire was put out within 20 minutes of firefighters arriving on the scene, and authorities said the building sustained minimal internal damage. See also: Probe Into Old Parliament Fire Under Way | 30 Dec 2021 | Fire damage to the front doors of the historic Old Parliament House in the nation’s capital, Canberra, was “tragic” and potentially irreparable, Museum of Australian Democracy Director Daryl Karp says.
‘Papers, Please’: Holocaust Museum Makes Visitors Present Vaccine Passport to Enter | 31 Dec 2021 | The Illinois Holocaust Museum recently announced that visitors over the age of five must present their COVID-19 vaccine passport to enter the building, prompting mockery from health freedom advocates. According to a statement from the Illinois Holocaust Museum, visitors over the age of five must present “proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to enter the building as of January 5, 2022.” Those over 16 must also provide photo identification that matches that on their COVID-19 passport of choice.
Twitter Permanently Suspends Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene Account | 2 Jan 2022 | Twitter on Sunday suspended the personal account of Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) and claimed she was posting false information relating to the COVID-19 pandemic. “We permanently suspended Marjorie Taylor Greene for repeated violations of our COVID-19 misinformation policy,” a Twitter spokesperson said in a statement to news outlets, repeating a boilerplate message that it has offered after other recent suspensions were handed down… Greene responded to Twitter’s suspension on Gettr. “When Maxine Waters can go to the streets and threaten violence on Twitter, Kamala and Ilhan can bail out rioters on Twitter…but I get suspended for tweeting VAERS statistics, Twitter is an enemy to America and can’t handle the truth,” Greene wrote on the platform. “That’s fine, I’ll show America we don’t need them and it’s time to defeat our enemies.” Greene was referring to VAERS, or the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System, that people use to report adverse events following vaccination. Greene’s House of Representatives account is still online.
Censorship: Twitter permanently suspends mRNA inventor Dr. Robert Malone –Dr. Robert Malone, virologist and inventor of the mRNA technology used in COVID vaccines, has been permanently suspended from Twitter. Malone had over 520,000 followers on the social media platform. | 31 Dec 2021 | Twitter on Wednesday suspended the account operated by Dr. Robert Malone, a U.S.-based virologist and immunologist, credited for significantly contributing to the invention of the mRNA technology, the foundation of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines against Covid-19. The ban came just hours after the AP posted a controversial “fact check” report claiming Malone “misled” people by claiming the vaccines are failing against the Omicron variant. Recent figures from Denmark and Germany refute AP’s fact-checker claim.
Twitter Suspends Grabien Media’s Account for Posting Video of GOP Rep Criticizing Big Pharma | 1 Jan 2022 | On New Year’s Eve, Rep. Andy Biggs (R-AZ) went on with Lisa Boothe on The Ingraham Angle to discuss Big Pharma and the ongoing coronavirus crisis. During the discussion, Rep. Biggs criticized Big Pharma for not considering cheap treatment alternatives like HCQ and Ivermectin. This was too much for the Twitter mob. The tweet was deleted and Grabien was temporarily suspended from the Twitter platform.
COVID Antiviral Pills Cause Life-Threatening Reactions When Used With Many Common Meds – FDA | 31 Dec 2021 | Pfizer’s antiviral oral drug developed to treat COVID-19 can cause severe or life-threatening effects when used with common medications including some anti-coagulants, some anti-depressants, and some cholesterol-lowering statins, according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA does not recommend Paxlovid for those with severe kidney or liver disease. The FDA on Dec. 22 granted emergency use authorization (EUA) to Pfizer’s COVID-19 treatment pill as treatment for mild-to-moderate cases of COVID-19 in patients from 12 years of age. Paxlovid was the first oral medication of its kind authorized by the FDA to treat COVID-19, with the aim of reducing the need for hospitalization before patients become too ill from the infection.
Biden told to scare Russia with new sanctions | 1 Jan 2022 | A group of American think tank lobbyists, academics, and former officials has claimed that Joe Biden can forestall a potential Russian attack on Ukraine by threatening Moscow with “major and painful” sanctions. The 24 [deep-state dirt-bags], who include former US national security officials and diplomats, and are all known to have hostile views towards Russia, have urged the West to “widen its political counteroffensive” against Moscow. Moscow has repeatedly denied that it is planning any action against Ukraine. At the same time, President Vladimir Putin has said that he sees the continued expansion of the Western military bloc eastward as a threat.
US officials ask AT&T, Verizon to delay 5G rollout over aviation industry concerns | 1 Jan 2022 | Federal officials are urging the chief executives of AT&T and Verizon Communications to delay plans to introduce their new 5G wireless services next week due to safety concerns with aircraft operations. In a Dec. 31 letter, Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Steve Dickson and Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg asked AT&T CEO John Stankey and Verizon Communications CEO Hans Vestberg to postpone plans to activate the technology on Jan. 5 by no more than two weeks while the FAA studies the potential for interference with aircraft operations. Officials have drawn concerns before about 5G service potentially interfering with sensitive aircraft electronics, according to Reuters.
Eric Adams sworn in as 110th mayor of New York City | 1 Jan 2022 | Eric Adams, a retired cop and former Brooklyn borough president, proclaimed “New York is back,” moments after he was sworn in as the city’s 110th mayor in Times Square following the New Year’s Eve ball drop. Adams took off his mask and hoisted a picture of his late mother into the air as he was sworn into office just minutes after midnight by Hon. Sylvia O. Hinds-Radix, an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the state of New York. Adams, 61, takes command of a Big Apple facing a spike in murders and shootings and combating a surge in Omicron cases amidst an ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Loud boom rocks Pittsburgh; possible meteor explosion | 1 Jan 2022 | A loud boom that shook the South Hills and other parts of the region on Saturday morning — described by residents across Allegheny County as strong enough to rattle their houses — might have been a “meteor explosion,” the National Weather Service’s Pittsburgh office said. In a post to Twitter, the service shared modeling data indicating a “flash that was not associated with lightning.” “No confirmation, but this is the most likely explanation at this time,” they wrote of the possibility of a meteor explosion.
Los Angeles Beaches Covered in Raw Sewage After Millions of Gallons Spill | 1 Jan 2022 | Beaches in Los Angeles County and Orange County were closed on New Year’s Eve after a massive raw sewage spill. The 70th annual Polar Bear swim in Cabrillo, which was set to take place on New Year’s Day, has been canceled. Between six and seven million gallons of the untreated sewage poured into the Dominguez Channel on Thursday after a sewer line failed in Carson, Myrtle Beach Online reports. The channel empties into Los Angeles Harbor.
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