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Maybe The Experts Should Listen To The Experts ^ | August 4, 2020 | Derek Hunter

Posted on 08/04/2020 3:41:12 AM PDT by Kaslin

If you watch the news, you’d think Anthony Fauci was not only president of the United States, but also part God. Some version of “Listen to Dr. Fauci,” or “According to Dr. Fauci” is uttered every hour on cable news. When Fauci is unavailable, they simply replace his name with “experts.” One thing missing from all of this “news” and “analysis” is just how wrong these “experts” have been.

Dr. Fauci came to national prominence in the 80s for his work on an AIDS vaccine. Somehow that work has imbued him with authority second only to God on everything COVID-19 related. I don’t know the the last time he actually practiced clinical medicine, but I suspect it’s been a while. Why are his statements on the efficacy of things like Hydroxychloroquine treated as if they were carved into stone tables by a burning bush?

No offense to Dr. Fauci - he knows more about medicine than I do - but he doesn’t know everything. He also doesn’t know the first-hand experience of practicing doctors who say they’ve seen for themselves that it can work. Does it? I don’t have any idea, I’m not a doctor. But I doubt highly that the medical profession, notorious for their desire to engage in lawsuit avoidance, would be heavily peppered with people willing to throw caution to the wind and prescribe a drug that does nothing or real damage to their patients.

Anecdotes are one thing, and they shouldn’t be dismissed, but the studies on the drug’s effectiveness are all over the place too. I will point out, however, that of the two studies that got the most attention, the one saying Hydroxychloroquine was dangerous was retracted because it couldn’t stand up to basic scrutiny, while the one saying it cut death rates in half still stands, unchallenged. It’s also the one that received the least media attention of the two, weirdly.

It’s not just advice on drug treatments that have been all over the map. Wearing masks has been discouraged and pushed by the same people, including Saint Fauci himself.

I don’t begrudge anyone getting something wrong, especially when that something is new. What I do hold against people is when they refuse to acknowledge that they’re saying the exact opposite of what they said in the past.

“Don’t wear a mask, it won’t do anything” changing into “Your very life depends on you wearing a mask, even at home” is quite a switch. That’s like a vegetarian suddenly ordering a huge porterhouse. More than that, it’s like that vegetarian refusing to admit they’d ever even eaten a vegetable in their whole lives.

If you want credibility, the American public is perfectly willing to give it to you, but there are some caveats. Owning your mistakes is chief among them. Some of the early anti-maskers have admitted their position has changed, but they did so in the most damaging way possible. “We didn’t want a rush on masks to prevent a shortage for medical professionals” isn’t admitting a mistake, it’s admitting they were deliberately lying. Why should anyone trust you when you admit you lied?

It’s not the being wrong; it’s the pretending they weren’t. There’s nothing wrong with saying you don’t know the answer to something, yet these experts speak with absolute authority every time they speak when they are simply making guesses, if not making it up.

We are being told to take all sorts of precautions on the off chance that they’ll work. Wear a mask, wear gloves, now wear goggles. How long till they’re telling us to laminate ourselves or wear scuba gear?

How about you guys study some of the basics? I know COVID-19 is new, but it’s been around long enough to find out whether or not it’s airborne. How do we not know that? There’s no shortage of infected people – put a group of them in a room, seal it, and test the air at different distances. Let them out of the room, then test the air again a few more times and see if it’s floating around in there. I’m not a scientist , but I’m pretty sure I could pull this off. Why can’t people do it with more funding than they’ve ever had?

As far as surfaces go, how do we not know how long the virus lives outside the body? We’ve gotten mixed messages on this, too. Everything from “You don’t have to worry, it can’t live long on surfaces” to “Boil every package you even look at” has been decreed by “experts.”

These people have no idea what they’re doing, and they’re the “experts”? What are the standards? On CNN and MSNBC, it seems like one criteria to qualify is to be named Gupta. And that’s one of the higher standards.

I get that there are 24 hours of programming to fill on cable news, but there are other things to talk about. If you don’t have anything new to report that is verified, having someone on to expound on their best guesses, which just happens to coincide with your political agenda, is not helpful. It’s the opposite.

There’s a place for expertise in society, but that place is being squeezed out of existence by agenda-pushers and pundit-prostitutes desperate to be famous and willing to do anything to achieve it. So next time some cable news personality lectures the public for not doing this or not wearing that and say, “They need to listen to the experts,” maybe they have. Just because these teleprompter-readers don’t seem to watch their own networks or follow the news doesn’t mean no one else does.

TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: anthonyfauci; coronavirus; covid19; experts; media; pandemic

1 posted on 08/04/2020 3:41:12 AM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

“Watch the news” programming

“Listen to Dr. Fauci” Fauxi

There are SUPEREVIL individuals in the world at this time. Many are Americans.

George $oro$
Trey Billygoat Gate$
Tony Wormhead Fauxi
Hillary Clinton
Joe Biden
Mark Zuckerberg
Jack Dorsey
etc., etc., etc.

Face - Words - Deeds

2 posted on 08/04/2020 3:48:40 AM PDT by PGalt (Past Peak Civilization)
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To: PGalt

Dr. Fallacy

3 posted on 08/04/2020 3:55:22 AM PDT by DainBramage
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To: Kaslin
RFK, Jr...

"The problem is Anthony Fauci put $500 million of our dollars into that vaccine. He owns half the patent. He and these five guys who are working for him were entitled to collect royalties from that."

4 posted on 08/04/2020 3:55:51 AM PDT by newfreep
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To: Kaslin; All

More EVIL...White privileged from 1/2 white privileged...

Divide & Govern

5 posted on 08/04/2020 4:04:49 AM PDT by PGalt (Past Peak Civilization)
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To: Kaslin; CJ Wolf

Joe Biden our President...

c’mon man

0 Electoral votes are too many for..Negatives Joe.

2. Groper
3. Sniffer
4. Liar
5. Plagiarist
6. Racist
7. Rapist
8. International Extortionist
9. Demented
10. Destructive father figure
11. Dysfunctional family
12. Dog faced pony soldier
13. He’s dirty
14. He’s inarticulate
15. Hairy legs
16. You know, the thing
17. Let’s take it out behind the gymnasium
19. AintBlack enough
20. AintSmart enough
21. 50 years in elected office.
22. White privileged

ARE YOU SERIOUS? This azzhole is the best they have?

You say you want a revolution? When do not privileged whites join with others?

Arm up, Americans. We the people can eliminate one of the parties in a couple of months. SEND A MESSAGE.


When does it become obvious that the privileged MOB called “government” has turned against its citizens? Both sides and their agencies. 26+ TRILLION of tax/debt/war slavery.

Divisions mask/no mask courtesy of their propagandists...

Watch out propagandists...

Sleep soundly in your bed tonight, media. Just sayin’.

At this point in time, I’ll take Donald J. Trump. Trump train a comin’

h/t CJ Wolf for contributions to the list.

6 posted on 08/04/2020 4:28:31 AM PDT by PGalt (Past Peak Civilization)
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To: Kaslin

7 posted on 08/04/2020 4:30:50 AM PDT by McGruff (Polls are for dancing)
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To: Kaslin

What are the standards? “””

There is ONE standard: Will this hurt Trump?

8 posted on 08/04/2020 4:33:37 AM PDT by TalBlack
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To: Kaslin
There’s a place for expertise in society, but that place is being squeezed out of existence by agenda-pushers and pundit-prostitutes desperate to be famous and willing to do anything to achieve it.

This is spot on.

For decades, people have had some concern about "technocrats". Bureaucrats who were experts but who might not really care about individuals. They might know all the answers and they might make the "best" decisions, but would they give us a cold and heartless world?

Well, I think it turned out worse than that. We have bowed before the people who claimed to be Experts but it turns out that the Experts don't know nearly as much as they claimed. They are basically political activists for one political party who have figured out they can have vast political power just by claiming to know everything.

9 posted on 08/04/2020 4:41:31 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (If White Privilege is real, why did Elizabeth Warren lie about being an Indian?)
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To: Kaslin

More SUPEREVIL tyrants...

10 posted on 08/04/2020 4:54:13 AM PDT by PGalt (Past Peak Civilization)
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To: All

Don’t forget BIG PHARMA. (paraphrasing)...thanks to advertising/programming, BIG PHARMA has pills for everything including anxieties in a crowd.

h/t sick monkey @ zero hedge

Or the infallibility of doctors (programming) on TV shows/movies

h/t mvsjcl @ zero hedge

11 posted on 08/04/2020 5:22:53 AM PDT by PGalt (Past Peak Civilization)
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To: Kaslin

Fauci listens to no one but himself. That’s pretty obvious.

12 posted on 08/04/2020 5:53:47 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog (Patrick Henry would have been an anti-vaxxer)
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To: Kaslin

-Fauxi 2005.  NIH Scientists Conceal Millions in Royalties for Experimental Treatments

-Fauxi’s 15 deadly mistakes and contradictions

-Fauxi and Birx used fraudulent Imperial College model to urge shut down

-Modeler had to resign in disgrace

-Fauxi later reverses and says we can’t rely on models ;  

-Fauxi has numerous conflicts of interest

-Fauxi has long history of fraud

-Fauxi fired researcher that exposed his vaccines were spreading chronic diseases

-Fauxi is Hillary loyalist

-Fauxi promised AIDS Vaccine and has yet to deliver


-Scarf Queen falsified data on HIV research

- Fauxi knew hydroxyxhloroquine could both cure and prevent corona viruses in 2005.  Passive aggressive on HCQ in 2020.  Intentional?

-”Fauxi” praised use of hydroxychloroquine in 2013 to treat the MERS corona virus.  Risky drug in 2020?


COVER UP: Fauci Approved Chloroquine, Hydroxychloroquine 15 Years Ago to Cure Coronaviruses; “Nobody Needed to Die” – True Pundit

-Fauxi funded research grants to Wuhan lab to fund risky virus research that was illegal in the U.S. ;

-Fauxi in 2017: President Trump Will Be Challenged By a “Surprise Global Disease Outbreak”.  What did he know?


-Despite his 2017 prediction, Fauxi unprepared for 2020 pandemic.  By design?


-In Jan 2020 interview, he said,  “... this is not something that the citizens of the United States right now should be worried about.” - intentional?

-Fauxi caught on video flip flopping on severity of the virus

-Fauxi said masks do not work.

-Fauxi in February said malls, gyms and movie theaters were OK.  Make us more vulnerable?


-Fauxi in March said Americans cruises were OK.  Catch us with guard down?


-Fauci on CNN Easter Sunday suggested President Trump should have shut down the country in February

-Fauxi exaggerated need for Hospital beds

-Fauxi is front man for Big Pharma, pushing expensive new drugs that require tests and trials rather than inexpensive proven cures like HCQ+zinc+zpack that have been around for decades.  More time to let the virus spread?

-Fauxi delaying tests of vaccines and cures

-Fauxi agenda is mandated vaccines to benefit Big Pharma and Bill Gates.

-Fauxi 100% wrong with exaggerated models


-Fauxi longtime relationship with corrupt WHO director, a communist-globalist with terrorist ties, who covers for the CCP

-Fauxi endorses Tinder hookups

-Fauxi plotted ‘Global Vaccine Action Plan’ with depopulation advocate Bill Gates, pushing panic and doubts about HCQ.  Big Pharma $$$s.

- Fauxi, May 2020 told National Geographic the virus did not originate in Chinese Lab.


-Fauxi wrong again on State of Georgia reopening




-Dr Birx now believes CDC inflating death numbers by as much as 25%.   distancing herself?

-First Case in US Treated with Remdesivir was January – Two Weeks Later China Was Mass Producing the Drug – The Firm Gilead Sciences and Dr. Fauci Are In the Middle

Fauxi’s own NIH - Breakthrough: Chloroquine Phosphate Has Shown Apparent Efficacy in Treatment of COVID-19 Associated Pneumonia in Clinical Studies

Two Fauxi mistakes led to nationwide Lockdown

Fauci and the Tuskegee Syphilis Study victims

Fauxi ties to Deep State, Soros, Gates, Clintons

Fauci caught in lie about inflammatory condition in children (May 2020)

Did Anthony Fauci’s promotion of dangerous research help create the COVID-19 pandemic?

Fauxi takes off face mask when cameras are off

Fauci Files: Celebrated doc’s career dotted with ethics, safety controversies inside NIH

All The Times Dr Fauci Was Wrong

Fauci tells the NFL they can’t play in the fall.

But next week he is throwing out the first pitch at the Washington Nationals opener.

Is Fauci corrupt to the core?

13 posted on 08/04/2020 6:26:15 AM PDT by Chauncey Gardiner
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To: TalBlack

Will this hurt Trump?

By now, with the rising approval ratings, it must be obvious that this is not hurting Trump, but is damaging the Democrat Party and helping Trump win.

I believe the progs know this and are intent on punishing the entire country (and maybe the world) just because they can.

The standard:
The beatings will continue untll morale improves.

14 posted on 08/04/2020 9:44:36 AM PDT by reformedliberal (Make yourself less available.)
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