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Fired Vax Official Blamed Republicans After Receiving Dog Muzzle, But May Have Sent it to Herself

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The former top vaccination official in Tennessee, who was fired from her post in July, appears to have lied about Republicans sending her a dog muzzle to intimidate her.

According to Axios, Dr. Michelle Fiscus lost her job after heavy criticism from state Republican lawmakers over a memo she wrote explaining how health providers in Tennessee “could vaccinate some teenage patients without a parent’s approval.”

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Fiscus and her husband, Brad, have claimed that, before the firing, a package containing a dog muzzle had been sent to Fiscus’s office from an anonymous source, Axios reported.

“Someone wanted to send a message to tell her to stop talking, they thought it would be a threat to her,” Brad Fiscus told the Tennessean.

But according to the Tennessean, a state investigation found Fiscus might have sent the muzzle to herself.

In a memo tied to the case, Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security Special Agent Mario Vigil wrote that “there is no evidence to indicate that the dog muzzle was intended to threaten Dr. Fiscus,” the Tennessean reported.

The newspaper acquired an investigation report that showed that after investigators sent a subpoena to Amazon, they learned the retail delivery giant had two accounts with Fiscus’ name, though she’s only provided one account to investigators. They also learned that the package that included the muzzle was ordered through that second account and paid for by an American Express card in Fiscus’ name.

Unsurprisingly, in her response to the report, Fiscus wrote on Twitter that she did not send the muzzle to herself.

Brad Fiscus had told the Tennessean back in July that his wife had been sent the black dog muzzle in an anonymous Amazon package about a week prior to the Tennessee Department of Health firing her. He said when his wife called him about the package, he suggested she reach out to the state Homeland Security agency to investigate the matter, the outlet reported.

He also told the Tennessean at the time that Amazon would not release any details of the account which had ordered the muzzle without being issued a subpoena.

According to Axios, Fiscus has repeatedly claimed that her dismissal was motivated by politics, particularly by Republican state officials. While these lawmakers had criticized her for multiple things, the heaviest criticism was for the memo that Fiscus had sent out explaining how Tennessee providers are able to vaccinate certain teenagers without any parental approval, the outlet reported.

However, according to an article from the Nashville Post, an online news outlet covering the Nashville area, Tennessee Department of Health records cited multiple misconduct issues which had occurred prior to her firing in mid-July.

Chief Medical Officer  Tim Jones had recommended Fiscus’ termination, according to the Post. The outlet reported that Jones had written to Health Commissioner Lisa Piercey in a memo that Fiscus’ leadership of the vaccine program was not effective, that she had failed to sustain positive working relationships, and accused her of attempting to move state funding to a non-profit she had founded.

He called the last move “poor judgment and a substantial conflict of interest.”

According to the Post, the letter additionally stated that Fiscus’ colleagues had filed “several” complaints against her in February and that she did not cooperate with the department’s leadership on certain projects — though copies of these complaints could not be sent to the outlet without a formal request.

Two things need to be said regarding all this.

First off, this certainly seems to be similar to the Jussie Smollett case, where the actor is denying he paid two men to fake an attack on him in Chicago in 2019 in an attempt to win public sympathy and put blame on supporters of then-President Donald Trump.

While Fiscus continues to claim innocence and is still denying any involvement in sending herself the muzzle, the evidence certainly points to the conclusion that she was the source of the muzzle she received.

It looks like Fiscus did indeed send the muzzle herself in order to create an incident in which she could go on a long pity tour on left-wing media in order to garner sympathy and try to make Republican lawmakers look bad. The evidence seems to indicate that Jones was absolutely right to fire her and it certainly seems that Fiscus deserves to be called out for being a liar at this point.

Leaders and public officials need to be held to a higher standard for what they do and say. It is never OK for government officials to so blatantly and unashamedly lie to the public and the citizens they are supposed to care about.

Second, here we have yet another example of why the public’s skepticism continues to grow regarding the top health officials in this country. With their recent track record of being dishonest, or at the very least less-than-truthful, it is easy to see why Americans are getting fed up with those in charge.

Conservatives are continually getting blasted for not unilaterally accepting each and every thing said by our leading health officials. Yet, public officials have shown time and time again that, given the chance, they will lie about all sort of things. Even in the contemporary world, where cameras record politicians’ every move, they will still find ways to lie and mislead the American people.

Additionally, even though science is something that should be unbiased and neutral in its assessment and claims, there is still a great amount of debate in the scientific and medical community on just about every topic. That’s why medical patients are so apt to get second, third or fourth opinions when it comes to majore health decisions. While there is consensus, there are also a lot of differing opinions.

When it comes down to it, individuals should look at the science and the stats and facts for themselves and reach their own conclusions.

Science usually is trustworthy. But that is not to say we should always accept science for what the powers-that-be say it is. If we never questioned science, we would still be giving children heroin for sore throats or using a solution of cocaine as a local anesthetic, for heaven’s sake.

In this case, it would appear that the evidence clearly shows that Tennessee residents and lawmakers had a right to be concerned about Fiscus, and the consequences from that are clear.

So long as those officials keep showing their misleading and dishonest colors, public skepticism about COVID-19 regulations and in their own public health officials will not cease. It is a direct correlation and it appears that it will only continue to grow.

This article appeared originally on The Western Journal.

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Biden Lets Obsession with Trump Show by Referencing Him 24 Times at Virginia Gubernatorial Campaign Event

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As Republican Glenn Youngkin insists that the election for governor of Virginia is all about parents and their children, to President Joe Biden, it’s seemingly all about Donald Trump.

Biden name-dropped the former president 24 times in 17 minutes Tuesday during a campaign stop to help Terry McAuliffe, the Democratic candidate for governor of Virginia, according to the New York Post.

Youngkin has made the race a dead heat, leading to an onslaught of big-name Democrats coming to Virginia in hopes of energizing their voters in the Nov. 2 election.

Biden’s jabs at Trump were part of a Democratic strategy to paint Youngkin as a wild-eyed Trumpist who would bring the kind of chaos witnessed in the Jan. 6 Capitol incursion to the sedate liberal mainstream of Virginia voters.

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Biden said “extremism can come in many forms,” including “the rage of a mob” and “a smile and a fleece vest,” according to Yahoo.

One of Youngkin’s campaign trademarks is a fleece vest.

Youngkin has Trump’s support, but given the highly divided nature of the state from its liberal enclaves around Washington, D.C., to its more conservative counties, Youngkin has decided on a campaign strategy that does not include using Trump as an in-person speaker to rally the Republican vote.

However, Biden pictures Youngkin as a Trump loyalist.

“I ran against Donald Trump. Terry is running against an acolyte of Donald Trump,” Biden said.

“He (Youngkin) won’t allow Donald Trump to campaign for him in this state. He’s willing to pledge his loyalty to Trump in private; why not in public? What’s he trying to hide? Is there a problem with Trump being here? Is he embarrassed?”

During his speech, Biden was heckled by protesters concerning the Line 3 pipeline from Alberta, Canada, to Wisconsin.

“This is not a Trump rally; we let them holler,” Biden said

Biden, along with former President Barack Obama, Vice President Kamala Harris and former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, are trying to energized Democrats.

Youngkin has turned away from the traditional political name game and has been strong in his focus on recent in-state controversies, including sexual assault accusations at Loudoun County Public Schools.

He also has backed parents who oppose certain books in schools that discuss sex in explicit detail. That has pitted him against McAuliffe, who has backed schools against parents.

“I’m not going to let parents come into schools and actually take books out and make their own decision,” McAuliffe said in a debate against Youngkin, according to the New York Post.

“I don’t think parents should be telling schools what they should teach.”

Youngkin, however, said the upcoming election will define if parents will be relegated to second-class status.

“Virginians have a moment to stand up, not just for the future of Virginia’s kids, but for America’s kids. And that’s why this race is so important to everyone right now,” he said, according to Fox News.

“The nation is watching because they recognize that when Virginians stand up and take a state that has been blue and elect a Republican governor, it’s going to make a statement that’s going to be (heard) not just around the country, but around the world.”

This article appeared originally on The Western Journal.

As Republican Glenn Youngkin insists that the election for governor of Virginia is all about parents and their children, to President Joe Biden, it’s seemingly all about Donald Trump. Biden name-dropped the former president 24 times in 17 minutes Tuesday during a campaign stop to help Terry McAuliffe, the Democratic candidate for governor of Virginia, according to the New York Post. Youngkin has made the race a dead heat, leading to an onslaught of big-name Democrats coming to Virginia in hopes of energizing their voters in the Nov. 2 election. Biden’s jabs at Trump were part of a Democratic strategy to paint Youngkin as a wild-eyed Trumpist who would bring the kind of chaos witnessed in the Jan. 6 Capitol incursion to the sedate liberal mainstream of Virginia voters. Biden said “extremism can come in many forms,” including “the rage of a mob” and “a smile and a fleece vest,” according to Yahoo. One of Youngkin’s campaign trademarks is a fleece vest. Youngkin has Trump’s support, but given the highly divided nature of the state from its liberal enclaves around Washington, D.C., to its more conservative counties, Youngkin has decided on a campaign strategy that does not include using Trump as an in-person speaker to rally the Republican vote. However, Biden pictures Youngkin as a Trump loyalist. “I ran against Donald Trump. Terry is running against an acolyte of Donald Trump,” Biden said. “He (Youngkin) won’t allow Donald Trump to campaign for him in this state. He’s willing to pledge his loyalty to Trump in private; why not in public? What’s he trying to hide? Is there a problem with Trump being here? Is he embarrassed?” During his speech, Biden was heckled by protesters concerning the Line 3 pipeline from Alberta, Canada, to Wisconsin. “This is not a Trump rally;…

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Deaf, Dumb, & Blind: China Just Launched A New Super Weapon Into Space

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China continues to race ahead of the United States on the sea, in the air, and now in space.

China launched a new satellite Sunday that can be deployed as a weapon capable crippling American satellites, according to The Washington Times.

General James Dickinson, commander of the U.S. Space Command, warned Congress in April that the Shijian-21 satellite is part of an effort by China to seek superiority in space.

According to the Times, the satellite was sent into space atop a rocket from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center, in southwest China, with the task of cleaning “space debris” — or at least that was the claim of the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp., a state-run company.

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However, according to the Times, the satellite is “said to be capable of maneuvering close to orbiting satellites and grabbing or crushing the spacecraft.”

If weaponized, such a machine would be potentially capable of destroying communications and surveillance capabilities in American satellites, leaving the nation’s military deaf, dumb and blind in the case of an attack. In an era where military movement depends on technological communications, that could mean the Chinese government has just launched the world’s deadliest weapon.

In August, China tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile, as the New York Post reported.

Over four dozen Chinese military aircraft flew into Taiwan’s air defense zone recently, the Post reported Oct. 4, in yet another round of provocation.

It doesn’t end there. According to CNN, China also has the world’s largest Navy. In fact, China has the largest military on the planet, according to the data collection corporation Statista.

Get the picture?

The Biden administration, on the other hand, is obsessing over the alleged enemy within. The FBI has claimed that domestic terrorism is “metastasizing” in the U.S., according to a recent headline in  The New York Times.  The article also implied that the shadowy group QAnon is a real threat to the country.

Let’s not forget the supposed white supremacists. They must take lessons from QAnon on getting maximum publicity with minimal actual appearances.

Very few of them are ever seen or heard from, but they must be legion, considering the amount of attention they get from liberals and the mainstream media. There’s no other way to account for their being at the top of the domestic terrorist list, again according to The New York Times. See the pattern?

Now, parents who resist the iron will of leftist schoolboards pushing critical race theory are suspected of domestic terrorism by federal law enforcement agencies.

Don’t worry, though, U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland has alerted federal law enforcement agencies.

Garland quickly ordered the FBI to coordinate with 14,oo school districts after receiving a request from the National School Board Association asking to be protected from parents sending letters and emails.  The NSBA claimed the parents were an “imminent threat” to school officials and likened their activities to “domestic terrorism.”

Insurrection by the unarmed on Jan. 6. Shadowy QAnon figures lurking in dark alleys waiting to pounce. Crazed parents shielding their children from racist indoctrination. America is a dangerous place about to implode in a fiery cloud of violence. That’s what the leftists want you to think.

Meanwhile, China continues unfolding its plan to bring about a globalist utopia with, of course, the Chinese Communist Party in charge. There is little resistance. I am reminded of the Borg on Star Trek, “You will assimilate. Resistance is futile.”



Either key members of the Biden administration are in cahoots with China or they are dangerously incompetent. Or maybe they have come to believe their own propaganda and are blind to reality. It is difficult to say.

Whatever the case, reality will prevail in the end. It always does. It always will. But at what cost?

Resistance is not futile. It is the natural disposition of a free people.

This article appeared originally on The Western Journal.

China continues to race ahead of the United States on the sea, in the air, and now in space. China launched a new satellite Sunday that can be deployed as a weapon capable crippling American satellites, according to The Washington Times. General James Dickinson, commander of the U.S. Space Command, warned Congress in April that the Shijian-21 satellite is part of an effort by China to seek superiority in space. According to the Times, the satellite was sent into space atop a rocket from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center, in southwest China, with the task of cleaning “space debris” — or at least that was the claim of the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp., a state-run company. However, according to the Times, the satellite is “said to be capable of maneuvering close to orbiting satellites and grabbing or crushing the spacecraft.” If weaponized, such a machine would be potentially capable of destroying communications and surveillance capabilities in American satellites, leaving the nation’s military deaf, dumb and blind in the case of an attack. In an era where military movement depends on technological communications, that could mean the Chinese government has just launched the world’s deadliest weapon. In August, China tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile, as the New York Post reported. Over four dozen Chinese military aircraft flew into Taiwan’s air defense zone recently, the Post reported Oct. 4, in yet another round of provocation. It doesn’t end there. According to CNN, China also has the world’s largest Navy. In fact, China has the largest military on the planet, according to the data collection corporation Statista. Get the picture? The Biden administration, on the other hand, is obsessing over the alleged enemy within. The FBI has claimed that domestic terrorism is “metastasizing” in the U.S., according to a recent headline…

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