Rock stars Tom Petty and Prince both died after overdosing on opioid drugs. The Sackler family reaped $14 billion in ill-gotten gains after manipulating the medical industry into prescribing their dangerous drugs. The Sacklers are now selling their fatal drugs on the international market after facing lawsuits, bad press and new regulations in America.
Tom Petty’s family says the coroner found that the musician died in October 2017 from an accidental overdose of opioid painkillers, including fentanyl patches. They wrote on his website that he “suffered from many serious ailments including emphysema, knee problems, and most significantly a fractured hip.” Despite his injury, he kept his commitment to his fans and performed 53 scheduled concert dates, which, they say, worsened his condition.
In a similar event in April 2016, pop star, Prince, who was a known teetotaler, died of an accidental overdose of the opioid fentanyl, which is highly addictive, and can be 25 to 50 times more potent than heroin.
In 2016, there were 42,249 drug fatalities caused by opioids, a 28% increase over the previous year. Nationally, drug overdoses are now the leading cause of accidental death for Americans under age 50,
The opioid crisis can be traced back to the dramatic overprescription of the drugs in the 1990s when doctors were persuaded to treat pain as a serious medical issue demanding drugs as the treatment of choice. Investigative reporter Christopher Glazek says the Sackler family that owns Purdue Pharmaceutical company is behind the explosion of opioid abuse in America. Purdue produced a powerful time-release morphine pill, MS-Contin, that was effective for cancer patients, typically used for pain control at the end of their lives. The patent was due to expire in the 1990s and, as Purdue was on the brink of losing its golden goose, they sought to replace it.
They created a new drug that uses another derivative of the poppy plant, oxycodone, which is similar to morphine, and also very powerful, and made it into a time-release pain-killer, OxyContin. Their new drug was targeted at 30-million people who suffer from back pain and millions of other people who suffer from chronic pain.
The Sacklers’ Purdue Pharma created a new market for their very powerful drug by deceiving doctors and the public by claiming, “There is no evidence that addiction is a significant issue when persons are given opioids for pain control,” per a video the company released in 2000. The Sacklers paid $635 million for false marketing of Oxycontin in 2007, and three Purdue executives have pleaded guilty to criminal charges. None have served prison time.
The Sackler family, owners of Purdue Pharma, have reaped $14 BILLION by pushing opioids on the American public. The Sackler dynasty was founded by three brothers from Brooklyn who were Jewish immigrants from eastern Europe. Arthur Sackler, the oldest brother, was a pioneer in pharmaceutical advertising and was inducted into the Medical Advertising Hall of Fame.
Glazek stated that the opioid industry in the US will go into decline due to lawsuits, new regulations, bad press. and a warning issued by the CDC that opioids may not be good for chronic pain because they become less effective over time. The Sackler family is now pushing their products internationally.
Rockland County officials issued subpoenas to eight people allegedly infected by the coronavirus to compel them to speak with contact tracers about contracting the COVID-19 disease at a party last month. Patricia Rupert, the county’s health commissioner, said, “Failure to comply will be costly: $2,000 per day.”
The country’s uninformed population may be exploited as the French researcher Jean-Paul Mira proposed, “Shouldn’t we be doing this study in Africa where there are no masks, no treatment, no intensive care, a little bit like we did in certain AIDS studies or with prostitutes?”
Places of worship must therefore discontinue singing and chanting activities and limit indoor attendance to 25% of building capacity or a maximum of 100 attendees, whichever is lower. A choir practice without masks was blamed for an acute outbreak of coronavirus in Washington State in March.
Video shows a driver hitting two female BLM protesters standing on the I-5 freeway at 1:30 in the morning. Summer Taylor died at the hospital. The Washington State Patrol says it will not allow protesters to enter I-5 and will arrest pedestrians on the freeway. The driver, Dawit Kelete, was arrested.
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Jake Morphonios compares the goals of Black Lives Matter, as described on their website, to The Communist Manifesto. The comparison reveals that the organization’s primary goal is a Communist America, not racial justice.
The official county autopsy mentioned that Floyd had a concentration of the drug Fentanyl at three times the lethal level. We hesitated to publish this fact and risk being accused of trying to cover up police brutality, which certainly is not the case. We have a long record of reporting on cases of police brutality when warranted.
Ghislaine Maxwell, the cohort of Jeffrey Epstein, was arrested by the FBI on numerous charges. According to the indictment, she “assisted, facilitated and contributed to Jeffrey Epstein’s abuse of minor girls by, among other things, helping Epstein to recruit, groom, and ultimately abuse ” girls under age 18.
Senator McConnell said that the Democrats’ proposals were only drawn up to show solidarity to the radical left. President Trump is also working on his own $2-trillion infrastructure plans and wants to give Americans another stimulus check to buy their support. Neither party has figured out how to pay for any of it.
The COVID-19 fatality rate for children is so low that the CDC calculates it at 0.0% for anyone under 19 years of age. Isolation creates depression, lack of sleep, poor cardiovascular function, cognitive decline, and impaired immunity. This is a must-watch.
The tests for the coronavirus are incapable of distinguishing between COVID-19 and many other viruses, including seasonal flu. For all we know, the so-called “cases” of COVID-19 could be responses to other things. The entire charade of “case” statistics is theater, not science.
Sheriff Daniels warned that if there aren’t enough officers to handle an influx of protesters, he will make the gun owners of Clay County “special deputies” in order to quell domestic terrorist and insurrectionist activity. [Be sure to play the short video of the Sherrif’s statement. It will make you proud of the police for a change.]
Researchers showed that that the weekly number of deaths among infants during the pandemic lockdown dropped by about 30%. “Starting in early March, expected deaths began a sharp decline, from an expected level of around 700 deaths per week to well under 500 by mid‐April and throughout May.”
The McCloskys, both attorneys, guarded their lives and their home in self defense with guns after Antifa and Black Lives Matter broke down a gate and threatened to swarm into their home. Prosecutor Kim Gardner is a far-left radical who received funding from George Soros and is investigating the pair.
Kim Reynolds, the Republican Governor of Iowa, gave a press conference on private property. When her car was leaving, her driver hit a Black Lives Matter organizer, Jaylen Cavil, as he stood in front of the vehicle, trying to block it. Cavil said he was not hurt.
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The state of Massachusetts sued the maker of the prescription painkiller OxyContin, which has been blamed for spawning America’s opioid crisis, naming leading executives and members of the multibillionaire Sackler family that owns the Purdue pharmaceutical company. Purdue and some other painkiller makers are currently facing more than 300 lawsuits from city and county authorities across the country.
President Trump says the crackdown could be “a game changer” for the United States where tens of thousands of people die from opioid overdoses annually. Pardon our skepticism but the exact words of Chinese officials give the impression they will increase regulations but will not ban the drugs.
When deaths from overdosing on OxyContin could no longer to be ignored, Sackler devised a corporate strategy to blame the victims for misusing their unethical products. Doctors were told that signs of addiction were ‘pseudoaddiction’ and should be treated by prescribing more of the drug.