Dear KAG: 20200728 Open Thread

Cover image: from Lilacs in a Window, oil on canvas, 1879, Mary Cassatt, American, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York.

Here’s the full image as the WP header software crops anything outside its pixel ratio.

Pretty, huh?

Okay, viral video of the day if you haven’t seen it. This was live streamed from in front of the Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C. A number of physicians from all over the country came together to talk some truth about COVID-19. By far the star of the show was Dr. Stella Immanuel, a Nigerian native who now lives in Texas. Her remarks begin just after the three minute mark of this particular video:

The original Breitbart video of this presentation was taken down for “violating community standards.” If this video does not appear, it will be replaced. There are multiple links to the five minutes of magnificence.

6:52 am EDIT: All online videos of that press conference are being HEAVILY censored across the Big Club Family of social media platforms. The physicians’ information presented is being labeled “misinformation” and false even if there is documented evidence it is not. Here is a presentation on the censoring:

I found this in my Twitter feed last week. It’s worth your time.

A little mood music:

And a reminder to take the pledge:

“I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which I am about to enter: So help me God.”

And now for the nitty gritty of the Q Tree 5 minute, stand up, Tuesday morning meeting version of the Daily Thread.


Guidelines for posting and discussion on this site were outlined by our host, WolfM00n. Please, review them from time to time.

The discourse on this site is to be CIVIL – no name calling, baiting, or threatening others here is allowed. Those who are so inclined may visit Wolf’s other sanctuary, the U-Tree, to slog it out with anyone who happens to still be hanging out there.

This site is a celebration of the natural rights endowed to humans by our Creator as well as those enshrined in the Bill of Rights adopted in the founding documents of the United States of America. Within the limits of law, how we exercise these rights is part of the freedom of our discussion.

Fellow tree dweller Wheatie gave us some good reminders on the basics of civility in political discourse:

  1. No food fights.
  2. No running with scissors.
  3. If you bring snacks, bring enough for everyone.


JER 14:17-22

Let my eyes stream with tears
day and night, without rest,
Over the great destruction which overwhelms
the virgin daughter of my people,
over her incurable wound.
If I walk out into the field,
look! those slain by the sword;
If I enter the city,
look! those consumed by hunger.
Even the prophet and the priest
forage in a land they know not.

Have you cast Judah off completely?
Is Zion loathsome to you?
Why have you struck us a blow
that cannot be healed?
We wait for peace, to no avail;
for a time of healing, but terror comes instead.
We recognize, O LORD, our wickedness,
the guilt of our fathers;
that we have sinned against you.
For your name’s sake spurn us not,
disgrace not the throne of your glory;
remember your covenant with us, and break it not.
Among the nations’ idols is there any that gives rain?
Or can the mere heavens send showers?
Is it not you alone, O LORD,
our God, to whom we look?

As always, prayers for the fight against that which seeks to enslave us are welcome. Via con Dios.

529 thoughts on “Dear KAG: 20200728 Open Thread

  1. Robert Barnes Retweeted
    James A. Gagliano@JamesAGagliano
    “The only purpose of the [FBI] interview [of @GenFlynn] was to try and catch him in saying something that they could then say was a lie … The interview was untethered to any legitimate investigation.”

    — Attorney General William P. Barr, in front of Congress this afternoon

    Liked by 12 people

  2. Michael Flag of United States Medium starMedium starMedium star Truth Bomber for Gen Flynn
    A friend just sent this mugshot of antifa arrest in Portland -Yes the inmates are running the asylum of public education.

    Michael Flag of United States Medium starMedium starMedium star Truth Bomber for Gen Flynn
    That should give you clear insight into why the teacher’s unions are opposed to opening the schools this fall.

    Deputizing the entire teacher workforce, by hook or crook, to be Joe Biden’s shock troops.

    And why not? Nobody wants to volunteer for the Joe Biden campaign.

    Liked by 14 people

      1. If a Portland policeman can be fired from coaching high school football JUST BECAUSE HE’S A COP…then surely anarchists can also be fired!
        If I were a parent, I would definitely find out where they teach and make damn sure they aren’t anywhere near a school when they reopen.

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      2. Rioting is a felony. Crossing state lines to do so is a Federal felony, and subjects you to the justice of the United States Attorney for your region, not the local yokel you regularly have drinks with.

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    1. Don’t forget that at least one was a lawyer and she fought like a rabid wildcat.

      From Brent Cates thread:

      That does not include the two lawyers in New York who were arrested for firebombing a police car. Also Bill de Blasio’s 25-year-old daughter was arrested for unlawful assembly.

      Wasn’t Ted Wheeler’s son another ANTIFA Ass?

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  3. Mike updated… FULL INTERVIEW is NOW on youTube

    This is part of a THREAD…

    Robert Barnes Retweeted
    Mike Coudrey@MichaelCoudrey
    MUST WATCH: I sat down with @drsimonegold, the lead organizer for today’s #WhiteCoatSummit in DC that has since been censored by social media companies.

    Please share to help get her message out! Flag of United States

    Mike Coudrey@MichaelCoudrey
    Replying to @MichaelCoudrey

    Dr Simone Gold expresses significant concern about governors infringing upon the doctor-patient relationship, & says that politicians should not be restricting doctors from prescribing hydroxychloroquine.

    “We were threatened…. This has never happened before in medicine.”

    Liked by 13 people

  4. The Library

    The voters have to step up and stop this.


    Stonewall Jackson Leaked documents from executive’s office reveal Seattle City Council’s plan to abolish FAR MORE than the police: cutting police department by 50%, abolish prisons, municipal courts, and ultimately the entire criminal justice system

    Harold Wren

    Liked by 11 people

      1. I think it’s wonderful.

        I strongly support the political right of the political left to commit electoral suicide, and I will do everything I can to ensure that they do so.

        Liked by 4 people

    1. I didn’t see the presser…did he say where the new manufacturing is going to be? It would be great if their old plants, Rochester, could be repurposed for this. Certainly would bring back that area financially. Tough winters, though!

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      1. That would be great.

        And no Rochester has relatively mild winters. It is Buffalo and the Southern Tier that get the bad weather.

        I lived in Rochester NY for years when it was a really nice town to live in. There WERE NO SLUMS. The Blacks in Rochester were ‘house proud’ and the churches saw to it that paint and garden supplies and ‘muscle’ was available to spruce up the houses each spring.

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        1. A friend got her Doctorate there and really complained about the winters, but she is a southerner so perhaps that made a difference. 😁
          Isn’t the Corning manufacturing facility there, also? I went through both but it was so long ago that I honestly don’t remember much about it.

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        2. You should wash your mouth with soap living in NC and calling Rochester winters “mild”. Yeah, sure, they can say that in Buffalo, or Ontario, or Thule…..but Rochester is *brrrr* cold to this California boy. [Fiancee went to St. John Fisher].

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        3. Mainly the southern tier, ski country due to the lake effect wind and weather patterns. Buffalo is cold and very gray skies from Nov to March. Usually have one or two bigger snows in the city during a winter, from lake effect weather patterns. Life goes on just fine and people know how to navigate what the weather brings there.

          Northern suburbs and east towards Rochester get much the same type of winter. Less snow and easier for travelers, but sometimes Rochester gets quite a bit of snow. Lots of winters are fairly mild like this past one and then there are the big bad ones that occur a couple times a decade. Those are nasty usually all across WNY right into Rochester. Always remember this region sits between and along side two of the Great Lakes-Erie and Ontario- and is effected greatly by them. Off the end tip of Ontario over by Oswego and Syracuse is a region of lots of snow in winter. Big time.

          Someone from the south or milder climes would probably not like the whole winter picture in WNY. But it’s not always as much snow as people around the country think outside the lake effect patterns which are mostly south of the city. If sunshine is important on a daily basis though, this region is not for you in the winter.

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    1. In the finest traditions of the House, I would have responded with, “Shut up and take your hydroxychloroquine, you bloated old gasbag.”

      Liked by 3 people

          1. My Grandma smoked ’em. I think. Maybe not. I know my other grandfather was a Phillip-Morris man. He dropped dead at the age of 47 of a massive coronary.

            No, these are Singers. One was my grandmother’s and the other, my Grandpa’s older sister’s (that one is about the same age as my parents.) One isn’t working and the other is missing a foot plate. Mom’s didn’t make it up the steps as one of my brothers tried to sew Liederhosen on it…my brothers wrecked more household appliances, and that was one. The old Kitchen Aid mixer was a victim of a triple batch of chocolate chip cookies with double chips. After that, we got a Pro Line.

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    1. Just hope you don’t have to walk a mile… for the camels… 🙂
      (commercial might be older than you, not sure…)…
      (same era as “Us Tareyton smokers would rather fight than switch”, which got smokers, anti-smokers, and grammar nazis all in a lather…)….

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    1. Let Karen choke on her own vomit under that mask of idiocy…

      Princess Karen is old enough to know better, yet doesn’t. Have people REALLY been dumbed-down that much, and brainwashed that much???

      Common sense isn’t. And discernment and skepticism need to return to the “marketplace of ideas”…

      Liked by 8 people

      1. And, like the woman that maced the couple in the dog park for not wearing masks…these are OLD, WHITE FEMALES! Like the horrible woman at The Villages that screamed such filth…or the older woman I saw in Portland that had inked on her chest in big letters…F*#k the police.
        They need help…or put away.

        Liked by 5 people

  5. Twitter comment of the day…

    “The evidence clearly shows that, when Nadler had his stomach stapled, his surgeon successfully re-routed his colon into his brain.”

    Liked by 13 people

    1. I was thinking they stapled his brain instead… stomach staple doesn’t seem to have worked (especially with his beltline around his armpits)… The human wedgie, indeed… Sad…

      Liked by 4 people

      1. [snort]

        An old family friend, God rest his soul, who was a LIBERALLY APPLIED gin and cigar man is probably the only person I’ve known with such a circumference, and he was always dressed better than that. And he was 89 when he passed.

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  6. Liked by 10 people

    1. Actually, it’s murder.

      And the AG would be wise to consider arresting and charging all said participants with same.

      I GUARANTEE convictions.

      The public would love nothing better than holding these scum directly accountable for their actions.

      Liked by 10 people

  7. Hey, watched a film today that blew me away. A truthful version of how the NYT and Walter Duranty lied about Stalin’s famine.

    It has a cool tie-in with George Orwell’s Animal Farm.

    This is a must watch film. It will make you tremble, and has potent lessons for what we are enduring with the Fake News today.

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            1. East Bloc history and politics is SO complex and filled with alliance and betrayal. Go back to the 1800s, and the Poles were basically colonizers and overlords of Ukraine. The novel and movies Taras Bulba ( gives some idea of the complexity, given that yes – now you see a movie about Ukraine and Stalin with Polish backing. But Russians don’t see Sovietism as much theirs as imposed on Russia by outsiders.

              Poles are sometimes easily used controlled opposition on Russia, BTW, just like anti-Russian Ukrainians. Some are such reflexive haters of Russia, behaving in easily predictable ways, that sneaky Russian and allied assets can manipulate them easily.

              Cankles was pretty masterful – serving Russian interests while pussyfooting with Ukraine in a way that pretends to be anti-Russian, then trying to bait Republicans into the mess.

              Complicated business.

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              1. It’s too much for me. The film is still worthwhile. You would not know a rabid liberal activist had written the screenplay.

                One of the memorable lines in the film comes from a female journalist who admits to Garwth Jines that he was right, there is only one truth.

                I took that to mean that there is objective truth, something that liberals have a terrible time understanding or even admitting.

                Liked by 3 people

              1. Yikes. She is definitely a liberal, but her real life ties to the Holodomor I think helped her tell the truth.

                She tells how Walter Duranty was a lover of Alastair Crowley…yes, the Satanist. That was a big surprise to me. But why? The cover up of such horrendous evil by press people is no different today. And we know that luciferians are involved in our institutions.

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            1. Gotta see this stuff.

              Her sister:


              The big story:


              The Chalupa sisters (I think there is a third) were Cankles’ pet Ukrainians.

              Oh, this is really interesting. I think these sisters are controlled opposition. They’re rabidly anti-Russian Ukrainian offspring, who are literally BLIND to the fact that communists (like Hillary and Obama) are controlling them. This is why you can have Uranium Girl Cankles, who HELPED Russia in the most incredible ways, being assisted by the Chalupa sisters – rabid anti-Russian Ukrainian background but NOT real Ukrainian, so they really have no clue how backstabbing, false, and “nested doll” the politics of Ukraine and Russia really are. They literally helped Hillary Clinton – tool of Russia – thinking that they were “stopping” Russia.

              Oh, they’re just so pliable.

              Amazing story.

              You know how I’m always talking about Duranty and the New York Times. This woman was literally on the NYT / commie side. She’s BLINDED by hatred. It’s fascinating.

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              1. So, I’m reeling here. Andrea and her sister Alexandra played a role in starting the RUSSIARUSSIARUSSIA rumors?

                OMG. What an idiot. How in the hell can she not see that Cankles and cohort are commies?

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              2. It’s incredible, isn’t it? That movie can be very true – Andrea Chalupa can be totally red-pilled on communism – and yet – she inadvertently HELPS the side she opposes – Sovietism – by helping a hidden agent of Sovietism and Maosim – Hillary – who pretends to be opposed to them. And THIS is the best part – Andrea and Alexandra Chalupa, as controlled opposition, provide COVER. This is like McCain – Brainwash McCain – who was individually controlled opposition. So useful to the leftists. His knee-jerk reactions on Ukraine and Syria were exactly what the forces of the left needed to get us into another losing bait war.

                Hillary getting control of Ukraine in that coup, using tiki torch neo-Nazis, was basically practice for America. “Color revolution”. And yes, controlled opposition helps. Just like McMuffin – controlled opposition.

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  8. Some happy news to lift our spirits 🙂
    My husband is making his daily trips through Town and beyond trying to asses the Trump support.
    He came home things change daily there were many Trump signs on US 23 and then low and behold across the street from me off the balcony is a large blue Trump flag. The man works at the University oh my…………!
    My husband told me they also have several signs in the front yard and so do many other people.
    The two BLM signs have disappeared from the neighborhood and there is not one Biden sign 🙂
    Biden’s campaign must have given upon OH? My husband said more and more cars with American flags.
    This has mushrooming the last 3 days.
    I think people had enough !

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    1. I have yet to see a Biden sign. I did see ONE Bernie sign with an American flag a few feet from it. I have seen a scattering of Trump signs and LOTS of American flags.

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      1. In my neighborhood, there are a number of Biden signs, and one that I’ll have to take a picture. Something about STD, STOP THE DONALD, don’t let the infection spread. Of course, that’s the interior decorator down the street, and he does live that lifestyle.

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    1. Why not? You couldn’t be seat belted into the cargo master’s chair with the ramp down??

      Live a little, sister!!


  9. Brian Cates:

    The Democratic Party and their media mouthpieces will **never** recover from this.


    Thousands of Americans were sacrificed in their insane strategy to get rid of Donald J. Trump as President by attacking a cheap drug that WORKS to combat the CCP Virus…..

    Newest Thread:

    I started telling you some time back the last 100 days were really REALLY going to be something.

    The gaslighting and censorship are going to reach unfathomable levels.

    Some people will tell you the relentless, frantic, increasingly desperate gaslighting & censorship means…

    This is nonsense.

    They’re not winning people over with all this baying-at-the-moon lunacy, they are DRIVING PEOPLE AWAY….

    Liked by 8 people

  10. BrunoBarking@Bruno062418
    And just like that! Big pharma is done! Bring on the HCQ!
    Quote Tweet


    · 5h
    #BREAKING: President Trump: “My administration is using the defense production act to provide a $765 million loan to support the launch of Kodak Pharmaceuticals.”

    POTUS calls it a “breakthrough in bringing pharmaceutical manufacturing back to the United States.”

    Liked by 6 people

  11. Do we need ANOTHER live thread?

    I am ToRe Studio microphone
    Tomorrow #BIGTECH is testifying. This should be EYE OPENING.
    Quote Tweet

    I am ToRe Studio microphone
    · 41m
    The FOUNDATIONS of SOCIALISM – the GOAL of socialism is to CREATE monopolies.
    BIG TECH is a MONOPOLY in the hands of few that complement each other. @Jim_Jordan #ANTITRUST is first and foremost – everything else follows. #BigTechMonopolies
    10:57 PM · Jul 28, 2020

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      1. It’s Nadler, as in “N[icht] Adler”…. (Adler being Eagle, auf Deutsch).

        Nadler is also the name of a HORRIBLE potato salad (and other salads of indeterminate contents) over here… :mrgreen:

        I’ve heard they’ve improved since Homann bought them, but I’ll not risk testing them…

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  12. Sorry, I do not have time to read all the comments.

    Interesting Threads:

    Morpheus 78: “For anyone that is interested in the credentials of all the “ white coat doctors “ that are being discredited and banned…. Here you go!!!
    The panel of doctors that were banned….. “

    Brian Cates talking about same set of doctors:

    “Hey @TwitterSafety , do I have this right?

    Anybody tweeting out:

    1) Dr. Harvey Risch is an epidemiology professor at Yale’s School of Public
    2) that he is a real doctor
    3) That he wrote an article in Newsweek saying Hydroxychloroquine works

    is going to be suspended?….”

    “Somebody is up the federal creek without a paddle.

    Our rioters are as stupid as the Democrats trying to discredit William Barr….”

    This guy WHILE lighting fires next to the Federal Court House in Portland is wearing
    “Arc flash or arc rated (AR) flame resistant (FR) coveralls.” — Can you say INTENT?

    Arc flash or arc rated (AR) flame resistant (FR) coveralls. Mr Andy Ngo posted this photograph of the guy. Is it me or does he look Middle Eastern as in an IMPORTED TERRORIST?

    The Feds caught him.BTW 😁 He tried to climb a light pole and got stuck.


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