While more than 36-million Americans are jobless following shutdowns allegedly to slow the spread of the coronavirus, the nation’s 600 billionaires increased their wealth by 15% from $2.9-trillion in March to now nearly $3.4-trillion. Five billionaires, including Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Microsoft Co-Founder Bill Gates, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffet, and Oracle CEO Larry Ellison, have increased their wealth by $75.5-billion since the nation’s coronavirus lockdowns began in March. While Bill Gates was spreading panic over the coronavirus and pushing for a 3-month lockdown, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation was buying up tech stock, such as Apple, Amazon, Google-parent Alphabet, and Twitter, all of which did a booming business during the lockdown. -GEG
The net worth of the United States’ billionaire class has increased by $434 billion during lockdown orders implemented by most states to slow the spread of the Chinese coronavirus.
Between March 18 and May 19, the nation’s more than 600 billionaires have increased their net wealth by 15 percent from $2.9 trillion in March to now nearly $3.4 trillion, even as more than 36 million Americans are jobless.
The analysis of Forbes data, conducted by researchers with the left-leaning Americans for Tax Fairness group, detailed how the wealth of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Microsoft Co-Founder Bill Gates, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffet, and Oracle CEO Larry Ellison has increased by $75.5 billion since the nation’s coronavirus lockdowns began in March.
These five billionaires’ growth in net wealth, alone, accounted for 21 percent of all the wealth growth over the last two months among the more than 600 billionaires in the U.S.
(Americans for Tax Fairness)
(Americans for Tax Fairness)
Jeff Bezos, alone, has increased his net wealth by almost $35 billion, or 30.6 percent, since the beginning of the coronavirus lockdowns that forced small and medium-sized businesses to close while big businesses like Wal-Mart, Target, Amazon and Amazon-owned Whole Foods, and Walgreens were allowed to remain open as they were deemed “essential.”
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.
A three-judge panel in the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a large Republican rally is not allowed to go forward due to COVID infection risks, while large gatherings for Black Lives Matter protests are taking place. Justice Kavanaugh sided with the judges and the Democrat Governor on Saturday.
Clay County Judge Michael McHaney ruled that the 30 days of emergency powers provided to Democrat Governor Pritzker by state law lapsed on April 8 and any executive orders afterward related to COVID-19 are void! The Illinois Attorney General’s office is expected to appeal.
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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Five years ago, Whole Foods announced it would require stringent mandatory labels on GMO products. In addition, animal products would require disclosure on whether animals had been raised on GMOs. This would have forced almost all food producers to label their products. Amazon acquired Whole Foods almost a year ago and they are now going back on their promise to label GMOs, waiting for the government to come up with a policy that is confusing and imprecise, and requires a SmartPhone to read.
EarthNow is producing a network of satellites, funded by Bill Gates, that can spy-cam every corner of the globe from space. They claim their purpose is to help “smart cities” become more efficient, assisting (mainstream) media in “telling stories”, illegal fishing crime watch, helping humanity understand its impact on the planet and more. Initially, governments and enterprise customers will have access. [What could possibly go wrong with real-time monitoring of everything by governments and other power brokers?]
This 4-minute video excerpt focuses on what Mr. Gates thinks the future will hold following the Covid-19 pandemic, which was underway at the time. Mr. Gates is an oligarch with the money and power to make things happen globally. What he sees for the future has a good chance of coming to pass.