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Monday, December 5, 2022
Pants on Fire: The Many Lies of COVID Tyrant Fauci Revealed in Deposition Leaks
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While the people of China wage an open rebellion against the draconian COVID-zero policies being reinstated in many provinces, here in the U.S. we’re getting a clearer idea of how much our own lockdown-loving COVID tyrant, Anthony Fauci, lied to us. Yes, his retirement from the federal government is looming — a gig that earned him a ton of money and way too much power — but we’re not done with him yet. He needs to answer a few questions before he rides off into the sunset.
As streiff reported last week, Fauci was deposed by Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt and Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry in an attempt to get some answers about Fauci’s role in spreading pandemic-related misinformation.
The case is called Missouri vs. Biden, and it alleges that the Biden White House and its lickspittles closely coordinated with social media companies to suppress discussion of COVID and other administration failures.
Turns out, Anthony Fauci is a big ole liar; he wasn’t called “Fauxi” for nothing. The official transcript of the deposition has yet to be made public, but AGs Schmitt and Landry have shared some details of Fauci’s lying liar who lied ways on Twitter.
First up, masking. Fauci knew they’d do nothing to protect or prevent, but he lied about it anyway.
So, all those times children were refused entrance to their schools because they weren’t wearing a mask? All the nonsense of having to wear a mask on a plane and pull it down to take a sip of water? Parents who weren’t allowed access to school board meetings because they refused to wear a mask? It was all for nothing. Pure theatrics, due to Fauci’s unwillingness to be truthful with Americans. That “first, do no harm” business flew right out the window when he tasted the power his words wielded.
And it seems Fauci still has a preoccupation with masking. As Schmitt pointed out in this tweet:
“In the Fauci depo this week the court reporter sneezed. Fauci wanted her to wear a mask. This is the mentality in Nov 2022 of the guy who locked down our country & ruined countless lives & livelihoods. The Experts followed suit. Dissent was censored In America. Never Again.”
Another Fauci lie that came to light during the deposition was his role in downplaying the Great Barrington Declaration, in which a compendium of scientists argued against lockdowns in favor of common sense measures that would protect the most vulnerable. Per the New York Post:
After Fauci championed lockdowns to vanquish COVID, top scientists from Oxford, Stanford and Harvard in October 2020 issued the Great Barrington Declaration, which argued that “focused protection” for high-risk groups (such as the elderly) was vastly preferable to shutting down society.
When asked about his role in assailing that Declaration, Fauci declared, “I have a very busy day job running a $6 billion institute. I don’t have time to worry about things like the Great Barrington Declaration.” But less than two weeks after the Declaration’s release, Fauci emailed Deborah Birx, the White House COVID chief, “I have come out very strongly publicly against the Great Barrington Declaration.” Fauci did multiple media interviews castigating any suggestion that lockdowns were unnecessary to save America.
For most of us, that’s the crux of the matter. The dictatorial, one-size-fits-all approach championed by Anthony Fauci took away our right to deal with the pandemic in the way that best suited our situation and gave that right to the bumbling incompetents in government. That approach wears thin real quick — look no further than China to see how that goes.
Schmitt outlined some additional takeaways from the deposition:
▪️Fauci knew the Lab Leak theory had merit but it’d come back to him & sought to immediately discredit it ▪️He defended lockdowns ▪️The rest of us “don’t have the ability” to determine what’s best for ourselves
And AG Landry added this observation:
While most of us would like nothing more than to see the backside of Anthony Fauci, we deserve accountability from the bad actors who, like him, toyed with our lives for more than two years. We know the media won’t hold their feet to the fire — just today, Fauci told an admiring Chuck Todd “we certainly are still in” a pandemic; as expected, no pushback from Todd.
Unfortunately for Fauci and his fellow COVD tyrants, AG Eric Schmitt was recently elected to the U.S. Senate, where he’ll join Rand Paul, who certainly pulls no punches in dealing with the Fauci’s of the world. Accountability may yet be forthcoming.