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A Hague Court of Justice Inquiry
As I have stated in my previous articles, I want to reiterate that I am NOT a scientist, doctor or medical expert. I am well read on this subject and I conduct ongoing research. These are only my opinions which were crafted after thorough study and discussion. I recommend everyone conduct their own inquiries and reach their own conclusions.
China Failed to Warn the International Community of the Pandemic
The Chinese regime knew of the pandemic and kept it from the world for weeks. Those weeks have cost the world trillions of dollars, thousands of lives and immeasurable heartbreak and despair, and we are nowhere near finished. Whether this is natural or manmade, the fact remains China is to blame either way. They could have sounded the alarm on day one and the world could have been ready and avoided the crisis.
While many speculate that COVID-
We need to learn from China’s mistakes and those of the rest of the world. A full and open investigation is needed to find out the truth and get to the bottom of China’s role in this pandemic. If they are innocent of wrongdoing an investigation would clear their name and bring an end to the many conspiracy theories.
While there are many theories floating around that COVID-
Recently, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told ABC News, “There is a significant amount of evidence that this came from that laboratory in Wuhan.” When asked about some intelligence reports with a different conclusion, Pompeo responded, “The best experts so far seem to think it was man-
Was China the Source, the Enabler or the Victim?
Additionally, the nations of the world must call for a full investigation and conduct a hearing by the International Court of Justice at the Peace Palace in Hague. A thorough examination should be led by a team of international scientists that can scrutinize claims the virus originated at a wet market in Wuhan as well as carefully review the work of scientists at the Wuhan Institute of Virology and other Chinese pathogen labs. We also need to know what if any role was played by the National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg, Canada. Western nations should be prepared to cut all economic ties with China if they refuse to cooperate fully. It is in China’s best interest to cooperate and provide full transparency to the international community. If the Chinese fail to do so, they could find themselves on the precipice of a new cold war with the rest of the world.
There are several questions that must be answered:
Where did it originate?
Assuming it began in animals, when did it cross over to humans?
When did it cross from human to human?
When did they first learn of the outbreak?
Why did they remain silent for a period of time?
Did it come from a wet market or in a Wuhan pathogen lab?
Was this retaliation against President Trump for the trade dispute?
Why did the Chinese government ban flights out of Wuhan to other parts of China when the virus broke out but allowed flights to continue from Wuhan to the rest of the world? Was this done intentionally to infect the west?
China Must Be Held Accountable and Make Financial Restitution
If for no other reason, the banning of domestic flights out of Wuhan while allowing international flights to leave is sufficient grounds for China to face retaliation. Whether this action was intentional or not, it has taken hundreds of thousands of lives so far and the death toll is still growing. It has cost trillions of dollars and inflicted unimaginable pain on the international community. This matter must be addressed by the International Court of Justice. Irreparable harm has been done and the Chinese government must make restitution to the world.
Recently, the courageous Australian Prime Minister has joined President Trump and other world leaders calling for an investigation. If China is as innocent as they say they should welcome an investigation and clear their name once and for all.
We also need to take an in-
Warning: Three of the links below show videos with some disturbing images of China’s animal cruelty and the deplorable conditions of their wet markets. However, the final video shows how loyal and loving these wonderful animals are that are being tortured and sacrificed each day in China.
Globalization Has Become Colonization
The only way forward for the United States, Canada, Australia and Europe is protectionism. The World Trade Organization (WTO) has failed us and we need to abandon them. I have been extremely critical of a bias on the part of the WTO in favour of China which has led to the destruction of manufacturing jobs in the west. China can freely invest billions of dollars in western countries, purchasing and taking over companies, but western companies are NOT permitted to reciprocate in China, and the WTO sits back in silence allowing this inequality to go on endlessly without comment.
Europe has encouraged the taking over of industries and the stealing of trade secrets within their borders by Chinese companies and welcomed them with open arms in the name of “free trade.” In reality it has been nothing more than Chinese economic colonization over a sleepy “love and peace” west.
Justin Trudeau Has Put Canadian Industry for Sale to the Chinese
A weak and inexperienced Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is following the example of his European counterparts by allowing China to gain foreign ownership of Canadian companies and increasing their stronghold on western industry. Recently Trudeau’s government was harshly criticized for giving approval to the China National Offshore Oil Corporation to drill in Canadian waters but has repeatedly vetoed Canadian oil and gas projects.
The European Union will be gone sooner than I had originally predicted. COVID-
Could we be getting closer to the day we see the United States and the European Union cease trading with China altogether? U.S. President Ronald Reagan’s leadership brought down the Soviet Union and liberated the communist bloc countries of Eastern Europe. Will U.S. President Donald Trump and the coronavirus pandemic lead the way to bring down communist China?
The Chinese Government is in Full Control of Their Machinations
Nothing is manufactured in China without the Chinese regime signing off. Chinese factories have been producing massive amounts of opioids, and traffickers have flooded the United States, Canada, Europe and Australia with these illicit drugs. Fentanyl and opioid addictions in the west are at epidemic proportions, claiming the lives of hundreds of young addicts each and every day in the United States alone. The Chinese government always finds a way to profit on the misery and destruction of others.
The way they have conducted themselves should not come as a surprise to anyone. In the western Xinjiang region of China, Uighur Muslims are persecuted for their faith and more than a million are incarcerated in Chinese concentration camps. Husbands and young people are ripped from their families. Many are tortured and forced to abandon their religious beliefs in these prisons they call “re-
Why have populous Muslim countries like Indonesia, Malaysia, and Muslim Middle eastern and African nations not taken a stand against China’s forced incarceration of their fellow Uighur Muslims. It’s time for them to speak up and protect their Muslim brothers. At the very least, Muslims should protest by boycotting items made in China.
My criticism of the Chinese government is aimed exclusively at the regime, not the People. In no way is this a reflection on my feelings towards the Chinese people. Chinese immigrants are hardworking, family oriented, industrious people that contribute greatly to society. I have many Chinese friends, and I have great respect and admiration for them. you rarely find a Chinese immigrant dependent on government assistance.
As I mentioned in my last op-
China’s Unfair Trade Practices Must Change
Unless China takes steps to balance trade practices, western nations need to form a unified front and take the following action:
American and European companies should be repatriated out of China.
All Chinese companies in the United States, Canada, Australia, Japan and Europe should be forced to sell off their assets and go back to China.
Countries should pass a “Traitor Act” to ban their domestic companies from investing in China.
Impose a ten-
In September 2019, amid a trade war, President Trump ordered all American companies with factories in China to come back to the United States or “immediately start looking for an alternative to China.” Now after COVID-
The fact is the Chinese regime is no friend of the west. Like all other communist regimes before and after them they show no respect for human rights, prohibit free speech and censor information via the press and internet. They use force to ensure compliance to their edicts.
Military Colonization of the Far-
Why is China building islands in the South China Sea? They are creating military landing points around their mainland and building strategically placed military bases. According to a report by the Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative, "Beijing can now deploy military assets, including combat aircraft and mobile missile launchers to the Spratly Islands at any time.”
In January of this year, senior editor at the Diplomat, Ankit Panda wrote, “In peacetime, these outposts serve to allow China coercive leverage as it bolsters its “nine-
These illegal islands contribute to the growth of China’s already vast firepower, situational awareness and military logistics. Why do we not hear any condemnation by the useless United Nations?
The Chinese Ministry of National Defence (MND) has accused guided missile destroyer USS Barry of trespassing into Chinese territorial waters, even though the destroyer was in international maritime waters. Later the Chinese arrogantly issued a statement that said, “We urge the United States to focus on the prevention and control of its national epidemic situation, do more useful things for international anti-
An Adequate Testing System Must Be in Place Before Reopening the Economy
A continuous COVID-
Failure to do so will result in the inability to return to a healthy population and will make near term economic recovery impossible. A depression will be unavoidable. New COVID-
The United Kingdom needs to aim for a minimum of 1 million tests per day, not the proposed one hundred thousand. Reopening the economy by simply relaxing stay at home orders is a grave mistake that I believe will backfire in the next 8 weeks as established mini clusters will result in asymptomatic spread of the virus.
It is imperative we be smart in how we face this challenge. There is famous quote attributed to Albert Einstein that rings true today, “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.”
I am confident if someone were to develop a drug that cures stupidity, with a world population of 7.8 billion they would sell 7 billion doses per year. And I would be one of the people on the line to buy a dose for myself.
We have seen widespread selfishness and stupidity on display during this pandemic. Like the images we saw several weeks ago of countless young people flocking to Florida beaches getting infected and carrying the virus back to their home states and to their friends and families. In my opinion someone that intentionally puts themselves in a position to be infected and through their carelessness causes the death of another is guilty of manslaughter.
Now we are seeing opposing protests on opposite coasts. Beachgoers in Huntington Beach, California are protesting beach closures, while healthcare workers in Daytona Beach, Florida are protesting the decision to reopen the beach.
A Vaccine Cannot be Made Until We Have More Data on Neutralizing Antibodies
A patient who recovers from a virus usually develops antibodies, but not all antibodies defend against reinfection. Neutralizing antibodies recognize the virus upon re-
HIV first became prevalent in the 1980’s; nearly 40 years later and we still do not have a vaccine. The reason is the lack of neutralizing antibodies. HIV patients develop antibodies, but they are non-
Today we are constantly being told by private companies and governments alike that we are close to achieving a vaccine for COVID-
An unconfirmed report of a study done on a small sample size of recovered COVID-
The Best Way to Benefit from a Coronavirus Vaccine is to Not Take It
The best way to benefit from a coronavirus vaccine is not to take it. If the vaccine is unable to force the immune system to produce neutralizing antibodies, and only ends up producing non-
Another big reason a vaccine in the near future is likely not realistic is because of virus mutations. The image below by nextstrain.org gives us much reason for concern. Each dot represents a mutation of the virus from January through mid-
We fear a much worse scenario where the virus mutates into a more lethal form, becoming a monster virus that renders neutralizing antibodies ineffective. The Spanish Flu did just that. It mutated, reengineered itself and caused a second more deadly wave that killed more people than the first.
The Spanish Flu, a deadly form of the influenza (H1N1) virus is believed to have killed between 50 million to 100 million. It started in the spring of 1918 and by summer had calmed down a bit, or in today’s language, “experienced a flattening of the curve.” When the second wave hit in the fall, it was far more deadly than the first.
We must prepare ourselves for the possibility of a worst-
At this point we still cannot even consider a near-
Scientists need to answer some important questions; do these hundreds of mutations or perhaps thousands of mutations mean the virus is mutating differently in every country? Do different countries have varied strains of the virus? Do we effectively have a different virus in each country or region? There are no highways or telecommunications for the virus to evolve identically from one country to another. Until these and other questions are answered a vaccine is just a pipe dream.
It is frightening to think what this mutation pattern will mean for global travel, especially air travel, hotels and tourism. With different strains of the virus present in each country and asymptomatic carriers spreading the virus it will wreak havoc on international travel. If the mutation pattern is still in the hundreds or thousands of mutations after confirmation, then serious measures regarding international border closings will need to be put in place to manage the spread.
Are We Chasing a Unicorn?
The United States Congress approved $8.3 billion dollars in emergency spending in response to the pandemic with more than $3 billion of that funding designated for the research and development of vaccines, therapeutics and diagnostics. Companies like Moderna, Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson and Sanofi have benefited from those funds in hopes of delivering a vaccine quickly. This investment seems futile considering the lack of necessary data. Perhaps more importantly, how can we expect a near-
If we consider the past and take into account the present speed of mutation, the billions of dollars currently being spent on vaccine development may as well be flushed down the toilet. In my opinion there is no vaccine soon. We are being mislead and given false hope. Moderna just received nearly half a billion dollars of taxpayer money to develop a vaccine. I am at a loss for words! How can a company that has yet to successfully bring a vaccine to the market be given so much money to do something that cannot be done at this time or possibly never?
Science is not a guessing game; decisions are made based on precise data collected over a period of time. Until then, promises of a near term vaccine are only false hope.
Claims by companies and research groups of being close to a vaccine could be desperation, or perhaps more cynically, a way of exploiting the pandemic to receive grant money. We likely still have awhile to go before we will know for sure if a vaccine will even be possible. In my opinion, which is based on my extensive research on the subject and many discussions with medical scientists, I do not believe we will see a COVID-
Hanging All Hopes on Herd Immunity Could End Up Being a Costly Mistake
Sweden, the Netherlands, Belgium, England and other countries followed the conventional wisdom of some by letting the virus rip through their population in the hopes of creating protection through herd immunity. It was a risky proposition that failed. Herd immunity is never guaranteed, and in the case of COVID-
There is no question we will be faced with another pandemic. The only question is when. America and Europe had two months warning but failed to properly prepare for the inevitable disease. Hindsight is always 20/20, but at this stage the most important thing is that we learn from our past mistakes. There is no going back to normal. The virus is coming back; we must prepare for that and get used to the fact that COVID-
Countries Should Conduct Internal Inquires of Their Handling and Preparedness
No matter how much has been discussed over the years of the potential for a worldwide pandemic, COVID-
China and South Korea were proactive in dealing with the pandemic by ordering complete lockdowns on all fronts, while the United States and most of Europe failed to promptly do the same citing concerns about freedom and democracy. I would offer this correction, in my opinion this had nothing to do with preserving freedom and democracy. It was simply a lack of leadership.
Socialism Has Failed the World/Geopolitical Opinion Piece
Italy is a prime example of how a socialist government sold out all its core industries to China. What did they get in return? The loss of all their manufacturing jobs, the transfer of their trade and intellectual property secrets and last but not least COVID-
The Socialist Italian Government and Italy’s Fashion Designers Played a Major Role in the Spread of COVID-
Clothes, Shoes and Handbags made in Italy sell for much more money than clothes made in China. So, in order to not lose out on large profits, greedy fashion designers like Armani, Dolce & Gabbana, Zegna and Canali import low paid Chinese sweat shop workers so that they can mark their clothes as “Made in Italy.” Over one hundred thousand of these Chinese workers have been brought in to make shoes, clothes and handbags for the Italian fashion industry. As is their custom, many of those workers went home to China to celebrate the Chinese New Year which fell on January 24th. A large number returned to Italy infected with the virus. The rest is history.
It is ironic how some people will happily spend over $10,000 to purchase a handbag or a pair of shoes or an article of clothing simply because it says, “Made in Italy.” They envision those items being carefully crafted by Italian artisans in Milan when in reality they are made by the same low paid sweat shop labor that produce identical looking knockoffs that sell for $30.
Interestingly, France, United Kingdom, Italy and Spain are not only the four European countries hit hardest by COVID-
Today, we are seeing up close how Spain’s socialist government has failed the Spanish people. Their already struggling economy has been exacerbated by the pandemic forcing many into homelessness and begging for food. This is typical socialism as we have seen in Cuba and Venezuela and other once thriving countries.
As an old Margaret Thatcher conservative, I have great respect for fair free markets and recognize the evils of communism and socialism. Sadly, there is a new wave of socialism growing within the Democrat Party of the United States. I am warning the people of America, do not make the mistake of listening to those who are exploiting the coronavirus crisis to blame President Trump and his administration in an attempt to hurt his reelection campaign. It will be a grave mistake that could turn the United States into a poorer second-
A win by the Democrats in the November election will place Joe Biden, a man who many say is displaying signs of “obvious dementia,” in charge of rebuilding the American economy in the wake of the pandemic. Biden is a corrupt, career politician with a track record of taking a soft stance on China. He is likely to surrender significant U.S. wealth to China. In 2013, Biden’s son Hunter accompanied his father on a diplomatic trip to China and came back with a $1.5 billion dollar investment for his own hedge fund. In addition, Joe Biden famously strong-
My advice for the Democrat Party is return to the principles espoused by their party during the days of the 35th President of the United States, John F. Kennedy. The party has moved very far to the left in a short period of time. The four congressional representatives known as “the squad,” Alexandria Ocasio-
President Trump and the Governors are Facing a Serious Dilemma
We need to understand the dilemma state and federal government leaders are currently facing. People are getting restless and as I predicted in an earlier op-
Both sides have compelling arguments. Our circumstances can make us do things normally out of character. There is not a father or mother in the world that would not steal food to feed their hungry babies if there was no other way. That does not make them criminals. Many of these people are hardworking and have dedicated their lives to building their businesses only to see them ordered shut in recent weeks.
On the other side, the government has a duty to protect its citizens. It’s a damned if you do, damned if you don’t scenario. These are extraordinary times and this is a unique and difficult situation in which everyone feels like their backs are against the wall. These circumstances may warrant bringing in the military to ensure all protests are peaceful and demonstrations do not escalate into violence.
This further confirms the need for systematic testing to fully reopen the economy in the safest possible manner. If we do not take these measures the consequences can be catastrophic. Some models show the death toll in the United States alone rising to one million by the end of this year and as high as 5 million by the end of 2021. Even when the “capital gods” who are calling the shots in each country reopen their respective economies, COVID-
Politically Corrupt Patent Law
The current state of political lobbying and campaign contributions opens the door to corrupting politicians and sells political votes to the highest bidders who seek to buy favourable legislation. They enable elected officials to sell their votes to special interest groups and big industries. Political contributions should only be allowed by individual donors only, not corporations, and donations should be capped at $10,000 per donor.
An example of this form of corruption was obvious in the 2011 passage of the America Invents Act. The powerful lobby of the wealthy Silicon Valley tech industry influenced the Obama administration and Congress to pass a total overhaul of the U.S. patent system, upending more than 200 years of established patent law, heavily tilting the scales of justice in their favour and thwarting future innovation and competition. They have succeeded in turning a once coveted patent into a liability for inventors in the United States and throughout the world.
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“Additionally, the nations of the world must call for a full investigation and conduct a hearing by the International Court of Justice at the Peace Palace in Hague. A thorough examination should be led by a team of international scientists that can scrutinize claims the virus originated at a wet market in Wuhan as well as carefully review the work of scientists at the Wuhan Institute of Virology and other Chinese pathogen labs.”
“This matter must be addressed by the International Court of Justice. Irreparable harm has been done and the Chinese government must make restitution to the world.”
“There is no going back to normal. The virus is coming back; we must prepare for that and get used to the fact that COVID-
“Perhaps more importantly, how can we expect a near-