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Look Not to Sweden: A Pandemic Failure



From the mid 1930´s though to the early 1990´s, most Western nations planned to be self-sufficient in case of closed borders and wars.

Probably the worst, and most naïve, example is the Kingdom of Sweden.

During the Cold War, Sweden could manufacture its own medicine, food, shale oil, clothes and shoes. Add to this war planes, radars, missiles, armored vehicles, buses and cars. Basically, capable of surviving a global closure of all borders for years.

Sweden could mobilize one million soldiers, and had uniforms, weapons and ammunition stored for all of them. Mandatory draft military service meant that all males (and later, females) were trained and ready to serve.

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Virtually all apartment buildings had a secure bomb shelter in the basement, and most larger cities had deep community bomb shelters for tens of thousands of citizens, capable to survive a nuclear bomb hit. All military command centers were deep inside the mountains, and at the largest nuclear proof naval base (“Musko”) you could drive full size navy cruisers and submarines into the mountain and close the doors.

Then came the fall of the Berlin Wall and the disintegration of the Soviet Union in the early 90´s.

Many Western countries started to reduce their armed forces and naively believed that the threat of war was now over forever. Many military analysts and officers tried to say that we should wait and see what the Russians were up to, but the politicians did not want to wait and/or listen.

The Swedish government decided to reduce its peacetime military forces from over 100,000 men down to less than 10,000 men, a reduction in excess of 10:1.

Sweden gave away 1/3 of its entire army to Estonia, and abolished mandatory draft military service.

Sweden had 50 complete and modern field hospitals, 35 Army and 15 navy, but gave them away, too, since “we didn’t need them anymore”, not even for civilian disasters (like pandemics or terrorist attacks).

Sweden had very large strategic reserves of medicine, spare parts and oil. Since these reserves were no longer needed either, they discarded over a $100M worth of medicine and spare parts and sold the strategic oil reserves.

In early 2020, Sweden woke up and discovered that all the 50 field hospitals were gone, as were all the strategic reserves such as medicine, masks, gloves etc. And since the govt had tried to save money in the national health service for years, there were not even enough hospital and ER beds available without the pandemic, nor enough trained medical personnel to support all the regular patients.

Then Coronavirus pandemic arrived.

A colleague in Stockholm has been updating me on the actions of the Swedish government.  The initial policy was to do nothing. The head of infectious diseases went on the government TV channels and assured the citizens that the Coronavirus would be gone in a week. That is was “not necessary” to close Sweden´s borders or schools, restaurants, public transport etc.

This left Sweden wide open for the Coronavirus to spread for over three weeks, until the EU and neighboring countries badgered the Swedish government to follow the rest of the World. Sweden has already more Coronavirus fatalities than its neighboring countries. Considering that Sweden appears to be lagging about three weeks behind Central European countries such as Germany and France, the next couple of weeks might become very bad for Sweden, as many international researchers have already pointed out.

It is interesting to speculate why a few “experts” within the Swedish left-wing Socialist (The “Social-Democrats and the Green Part”) are prepared to risk thousands of Swedish lives in the belief that they “know better” than the World Health Organization (WHO), the U.S. CDC, the European Union (EU)  and some 200 other countries around the World. Add to this that after 70+ years of socialist governments, Swedes have been “educated” to believe in anything the Swedish State says. No other citizens in the Western World believe so completely and without reservation in their own government. The very opposite of independent free spirits like the French or the British.

As of April 3rd, Swedish elementary schools, stores and offices are still open as usual, as are restaurants, football games and public

Shopping in Stockholm: 3 April, 2020 {Sky News)

transport. “No need to limit the freedom of the citizens” according to government “experts,” so the Coronavirus will continue to spread. Since Sweden only tests patients admitted to hospital Emergency Rooms (ERs), the official number of infected is most probably very low. Some doctors estimate that over half of the country’s population (some 5+ million) might already have been infected due to the “flat footed” Swedish socialist government.



And there is a very serious lack of medical supplies, respirators, masks, gloves, beds and more.

 What must be learned from Sweden’s failure is that is the political duty of each country to have a strategic reserve of civilian supplies lasting for a minimum of one years, including medicine, medical equipment, masks, gloves, food, oil and field hospitals –  to educate and train medical doctors and nurses and to sign to them up in a civilian emergency corp., to be able to go operational within 48 hours.  Perhaps the United States should elevate the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), now a division of Health and Human Services, and operate it along the lines of the erstwhile Civil Defense program.

No longer can we afford to outsource production (and knowledge) of vital supplies and services to the convenience of low-cost countries like China. The very concepts of population migration and globalization are enablers of pandemic catastrophes.

Sweden is proof that ignorance, political correctness and underestimation are, themselves, national disasters.



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Free Speech Candidate Laura Loomer Raises INCREDIBLE $1M Ahead of Florida Primary

Free speech congressional candidate Laura Loomer has raised an incredible one million bucks ahead of Florida’s primary.



Free speech congressional candidate Laura Loomer has raised an incredible one million bucks ahead of the primary in Florida’s 21st Congressional District.

The latest campaign donations filing shows that Loomer has topped the one-million mark ahead of the August 18 primary, according to

While Loomer has spent much of that on campaign expenses, she has still outraised the other Republicans in the race.

The closest Republican to Loomer in fundraising is Michael Bluemling, Jr. who has only raised $20,937.

Loomer has also outraised Rep. Lois Frankel, the incumbent Democrat in the district that Loomer would face if she wins the GOP primary. Loomer faces half a dozen GOP opponents.

Loomer has remarked that the massive fundraising is a “humbling” experience.

“I’m humbled at the outpouring of support for my campaign,” Loomer in a press release. “Despite the radical left, big tech tyrants and the fake-news media doing everything they can to hinder my campaign, this early showing puts career politician Lois Frankel and the do-nothing-Democrats in Congress on notice that no seat is safe and that I’m running to win.”

Loomer added that the contributions came from “2,314 donors in all 50 states.” Among her top donors is Boca Raton businessman Steven Alembik, who made two donations totaling $5,600.

Frankel faces a primary challenge of her own on the Democrat side from Guido Weiss. The challenger only has $6,000 cash on hand compared to over $60,000 for Frankel.

The district is considered a safe Democrat seat. But the money that Loomer has raised could help make the seat competitive.

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Trump Campaign Has Registered More Voters than Dems in Key States

According to reports, the Trump campaign has registered more new voters than the Democrats have for the coming 2020 election.



According to reports, the Trump campaign has registered more new voters than the Democrats have for the coming 2020 election in November.

This is a very good sign because new Republican voters are far more likely to vote than newly registered Democrats. Especially in THIS climate!

According to the Daily Wire:

The Trump campaign has registered 100,000 new voters ahead of the 2020 election, more than doubling its 2016 number, according to campaign data first reported by Axios. The effort has helped Republicans cut voter deficits in states such as Pennsylvania, North Carolina, and Florida by tens of thousands of voters, though Democrats still have the edge in those states overall.

“As enthusiasm for President Trump continues to grow, so does the Republican Party. Over 100,000 new voters are ready to cast their ballot for four more years of President Trump’s ‘Promises Made, Promises Kept’ agenda, and elect Republicans up and down the ballot on November 3rd,” Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel told Axios in a statement.

According to recent polls, Trump is trailing in Pennsylvania, North Carolina, and Florida (if you believe those polls). However, Trump has brought in more new voters than the Democrats.

“Since the 2016 election, Republicans have gained 133,000 more registered voters than Democrats in Pennsylvania, 216,410 more voters than Democrats in North Carolina, and 87,000 more voters than Democrats in Florida,” Daily Wire added.

Let’s face it, any advantage Trump can gain is important.

And if the claims by many that Trump voters won’t reply to pollsters is true, Trump may just have an edge that the illiterati are counting on.

Man is the suspense killing us, huh?

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Florida’s Largest Police Union Endorses Trump, Dems Using Cops Like a ‘Punching Bag’

Florida’s largest police union endorsed President Donald Trump’s re-election because Dems are using police “like a punching bag.”



Florida’s largest police union has endorsed President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign because the Democrats are using police “like a punching bag.”

On Friday, the Florida Police Benevolent Association’s president, John Kazanjian, jumped to Twitter to say that Trump has the back of every police officer in the country.

In an appearance on Fox & Friends, he added, “I spelled it out. What’s going on in not just in Florida but across this country that, ‘Hey, you know what, we’re getting beat up. We’re being used like a punching bag, and we’re tired of it. And President Donald Trump has been there for us. He supported us.”

Kazanjian said he is prepared to meet with the president to discuss policing.

“Not only the 30,000 members that we have down in Florida. Don’t forget about friends and families, retirees. Yeah, we — I believe last cycle we also put the president on top. And guess what? We’re going to come out in force this time to get him over that top,” Kazanjian said.

The Trump campaign celebrated the endorsement.

In a statement the Trump campaign said:

Florida PBA is the largest police association in the state of Florida, and their support marks the fourth endorsement of President Trump from law enforcement in the month of July. President Trump will be heading to Florida today to meet with local sheriffs and hold a coronavirus and storm preparedness roundtable.

“Joe Biden and the radical left are using our brave law enforcement officers as punching bags and scapegoats to divide the nation and conceal the truth – you will not be safe in Joe Biden’s America,” said Bob Paduchik, Trump 2020 Senior Advisor for Law Enforcement and Labor Unions. “The unanimous endorsement from the Florida BPA is proof police officers understand the importance of re-electing this Law and Order President for four more years. President Trump will continue to defend the Thin Blue Line and fight for the safety and security of our communities, and America’s law enforcement officers are with him every step of the way.”

Kazanjian also noted that his organization is 3,000 strong and that they made their decision at an emergency meeting.

Kazanjian said that after he voiced the idea of supporting Trump, everyone supported it “unanimously.” Kazanjian said that the vote “carried a lot of weight.”

The group also rescinded its previous endorsement of Democrat prosecutor-turned-criminal attorney Michael Weinstein in his bid for a Florida state House.

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Free Speech Candidate Laura Loomer Surging in Florida Congressional Race

Pro-Trump Florida congressional candidate Laura Loomer seems to be surging in Florida’s 21st District.



Pro-Trump Florida congressional candidate Laura Loomer seems to be surging in Florida’s 21st District.

Polls are showing Loomer pulling closer to do-nothing, Democrat career politician and incumbent Lois Frankel than the Democrats ever thought possible.

In a weighted poll conducted by American Liberty Fund (ALF), Loomer is within the margin of error, trailing Frankel by only four points. Additionally, Loomer also has stronger favorability ratings than Frankel.

Loomer has a 35 percent favorability rating with an 11 percent unfavorable rating while Frankel has a 23 percent favorable rating and a 37 percent unfavorable rating.

Loomer has often outraised Frankel, too. In February, for instance, she outraised Frankel for two quarters in a row.

Loomer raised $154,000 during the third quarter of 2019, only 60 days after announcing her campaign.

By April, Loomer had raised two and a half times more campaign cash than the Democrat incumbent.

The Florida Primary is set for August 18. Loomer faces a list of five lesser-known candidates for the task of taking on Frankel in the general election this November.

Loomer is a journalist and self-described Jewish conservative activist originally from Tucson, Arizona. As a journalist, she has worked at Project Veritas and Rebel Media. She attended Barry University in Miami, Florida as an undergraduate, where she first became involved in Republican political groups on campus.

Loomer’s campaign has been a standout in what many assumed was a safe Democrat district.

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Hilarious: 100 Police Agencies Quit Milwaukee’s Democrat Convention

More than 100 police agencies have told the Democrats that they will not work their 2020 Democrat convention in Milwaukee.



More than 100 police agencies have told the Democrats that they will not work their 2020 Democrat convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, next month.

The law enforcement groups said they will not put their officers in danger because the city has banned the use of tear gas to quell the riots many expect to occur during the convention, the Associated Press reported.

Milwaukee recently issued an order to stop using tear gas on rioters after a citizen oversight committee lambasted the department for using the measure during the city’s riots in May and June.

Police Chief Alfonso Morales was told he would be fired if he did not end the use of the gas.

But the order had other consequences that the city likely didn’t expect.

Per the AP:

Since the Milwaukee order was issued, more than 100 law enforcement agencies in Wisconsin and across the country decided against coming to Milwaukee, Morales told WTMJ-TV on Tuesday. They were concerned with directives placed on the police department, including not allowing tear gas or pepper spray, he said.

Morales did not say which agencies would not be coming or how many officers were still expected. The original plan was to have 1,000 officers on hand from outside agencies to assist with security. Morales said utilizing the National Guard or enlisting federal assistance was under consideration.

The convention, scheduled for Aug. 17-Aug. 20 at the Wisconsin Center in downtown Milwaukee, has been scaled down to a mostly virtual event, with only about 300 people expected to attend in-person. Most of the speeches will be delivered online from other locations, though former Vice President Joe Biden has said he will be in Milwaukee to accept the nomination. Despite the event’s smaller scale, police are preparing for potentially large protests in and around the venue.

So far, the Democrats have not made a comment on the loss of the auxiliary law enforcement contingent.

The AP added, “Fond du Lac Police Chief William Lamb told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that the agreements were collapsing, saying he expects other agencies in the state to also withdraw. Lamb chairs the Wisconsin Police Executive Group, which is made up of police chiefs from cities with populations of more than 20,000 people.”

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Joe Biden Wants Your Kids to Take Classes on Islam in School

Joe Biden is lamenting that our schools don’t teach kids enough about that wonderful “religion of peace,” Islam.



Joe Biden is lamenting that our schools don’t teach kids enough about Islam, that wonderful “religion of peace,” and he thinks kids should be exposed to Islam at a young age.

“I wish we taught more in our schools about the Islamic faith. I wish we talked about all the great confessional faiths. It’s one of the great confessional faiths,” Biden said during a Muslim voter outreach forum on Monday.

It is sad to see a Democrat call for our kids to be indoctrinated in Islam even as he spearheads the elimination of Christianity in our schools.

Biden went on to excoriate President Trump’s “vile” Muslim travel ban and said that on the “first day” of his administration, he would end such restrictions.

“I’ll continue to champion the rights of Palestinians and Israelis to have a state of their own — as I have for decades. Each of them, a state of their own,” he said promising to maintain a U.S. dedication to the so-called “two-state solution” in the Middle East.

The event was held in cooperation with a group called Emgage Action, a group that works to convince Muslims to vote for the Democrats.

This upcoming presidential election is arguably the most important one within our lifetime,” Emgage Action CEO Wa’el Alzayat wrote in a statement. “We cannot afford another four years of a Trump presidency.”

This group has worked to end what it falsely calls Trump’s “Muslim ban.”

There is no such thing, of course. Trump has banned travel from several terrorism=plagued countries that export their terror abroad, but he has not “banned Muslims” because he has not banned travel for all Muslim nations. Just the one that are filled with terrorists.

Calling the president’s temporary moratorium on travel from a small handful of terror-exporting countries is not anywhere close to a “Muslim ban.”

So, like all leftists, these terror-supporting enemies are lying.

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Joe Biden Urges American Muslims To ‘Mobilize’ Voters Against Trump




Joe Biden Urges American Muslims To ‘Mobilize’ Voters Against Trump

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden called on Muslim Americans to “mobilize” against President Donald Trump for the November election.

“We need you. I need you,” Biden said Monday during a “Million Muslim Votes Summit” hosted by Emgage Action, the country’s largest Muslim American PAC. “I need you to mobilize and motivate one another to register to vote.”

Joe Biden also said U.S. schools need to teach more about Islam, praising it as “one of the great confessional faiths.”

“Look, one of the things that I think is important is I wish we taught more in our schools about the Islamic faith,” Biden said.

“We all come from the same root here in terms of our fundamental basic beliefs and I just want to thank you for giving me the opportunity, for being engaged, for committing to action this November,” Biden said. “You’re doing what has never been done before. You’re registering and turning out more than 1 million Muslim voters this November. It matters. … Under this administration, we’ve seen an unconscionable — and unconscionable rise — in Islamophobia.”

In his speech, Joe Biden also said he “won’t write love letters to dictators,” and as president would strive to “meet the moral demands of the humanitarian crisis in Syria, Yemen, and Gaza.” And he said he would seek to protect the rights of Palestinians and Israelis.

“I’ll continue to champion the rights of Palestinians and Israelis to have a state of their own — as I have for decades. Each of them, a state of their own,” he said.

Several of Muslim American officials, including Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, and Rep. Andre Carson (D-IN) on Monday signed a letter organized by Emgage Action endorsing Biden.

“Our number one goal is to remove Donald Trump from office and to replace him with someone who can begin to heal our nation,” the letter said. “A Biden administration will move the nation forward on many of the issues we care about,” it said, citing racial justice, affordable healthcare, climate change, and immigration.

Said Emgage Action CEO Wa’el Alzayat in a statement: “This upcoming presidential election is arguably the most important one within our lifetime. We cannot afford another four years of a Trump presidency.”

In addition to Minnesota, which has a large Muslim population, Michigan Muslims will be key in the November election.

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