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January 6, 2023 – Pentagon Says Vaccine Mandate Repeal Applies To National Guard — Despite Army’s Contradicting Guidance – The Pentagon confirmed publicly that the vaccine mandate repeal applies to all members of the armed forces on Friday, despite Army guidance that appears to exempt the National Guard and reserve forces.

January 3, 2023 – GOP Reps Rip Army’s ‘Galling’ Decision Not To Repeal Vaccine Mandate For National Guard, Reserves Congress clearly intended the 2023 National Defense Authorization Act to repeal the vaccine mandate for the entire military, including the National Guard and reserves, Republican lawmakers told the Daily Caller News Foundation. Can SECDEF be impeached?

December 23, 2022 – Biden Signs National Defense Authorization Act Into LawSECDEF Austin (who has taken 4 COVID shots, had COVID twice, and has been seen wearing two face masks and a shield) argued that the mandate is necessary to protect military readiness, and he has been clear in his support for maintaining it. Still, Congress has spoken, and the department will fully comply with the NDAA, officials said (Update Jan 2 2022, the DoD still seems to be punishing those who have not taken the VAX – Congress will have to do more to restore those who have been thrown out of the service and for those still in who have been threatened with disobeying orders)


December 7, 2022 – Coast Guardsmen near retirement deprived of benefits over religious vax objections

November 23, 2022 – “The Defender” Lies and Secrecy: What the CDC and FDA Aren’t Telling You About COVID and the Vaccines

November 19, 2022 – Safe and Effective: A Second Opinion: If open debate and the right to exercise voluntary, informed consent to getting the COVID shots had been allowed, it would have potentially resulted in fewer injuries but, instead, the population was subjected to psychological manipulation in an attempt to perpetuate the false assumption that the COVID shots are “safe and effective”

*Eight Facts” – How the Government Mandates Make Things Worse Now we know that masks were detrimental, concealing facial expressions integral to human communication and causing speech delays in toddlers. Vaccine mandates violated basic ethical principles and forced countless jab-or-job ultimatums. Worse still, mandates nearly succeeded in dividing the global population into a two-tiered society, vaxxed and unvaxxed.

November 11, 2022 – Happy Veterans’ Day: West Point Gives Unvaxxed Cadets 10 Hours to Get Vaccine or Face Punishment – If you are a grad you should be disgusted!  

November 11, 2022Members of the U.S. Coast Guard who sought a religious accommodation request (RAR) from the U.S. Department of Defense COVID-19 vaccine mandate and were denied are encouraged to consider joining a class action lawsuit filed by Thomas More Society.

Faith and Freedom Link – Class Action Certification Request Update on Class Wide Exemption for the Coast Guard (This is a must-listen)

November 10, 2022 –  Amthrax to COVID, Military Repeats History With COVID Shot Mandates – The Department of Defense (DOD) is now repeating history by unlawfully mandating an experimental COVID shot for military service members just as it did years ago with the anthrax vaccine. 

November 2, 2022 –  Coast Guard Moves to Dismiss Service Member’s Request for Relief  Liberty Counsel filed a response opposing the U.S. Coast Guard’s attempt to dismiss the case of those Coast Guard (Filed 11/01/22) members who currently serve and have been denied religious exemptions from the Department of Defense’s unlawful COVID shot mandate. Liberty Counsel previously filed a motion to Judge Steven Merryday asking the court to certify the entire class and for a classwide preliminary injunction.

October 20, 2022, Coast Guard Abuse Triggers Inquiry The Commandant of the Coast Guard, Admiral Linda L. Fagan, announced her position in no uncertain terms—all service members under her command will be “100% vaccinated. Period.” - The USCG developed a digital tool designed to automatically “reject the applications and appeals” regardless of the merits of each case. This is patently abusive.

October 20, 2022, For the full article go to USCGA Cadet Speaks Out “The Coast Guard is egregiously violating constitutional rights and Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) regulations in failing to grant religious accommodation,” Vliet said. “More importantly, it is unlawful to mandate any experimental product, which includes vaccines, masks, and test kit,”

October 19, 2022, A Military Leadership Void “As a retired senior army officer, I’m contacted daily by those still serving who are keeping as low a profile as possible in hopes that the American people will provide the civilian oversight needed to fix this problem. Many have already paid the price for standing up for what is right, and I fear that’s what these senior officers want, to cull the ranks of patriots.”

October 18, 2022 Coast Guard used 'digital tool' to more efficiently mass deny religious vax exemptions, Republicans allege The U.S. Coast Guard used a "digital tool" to illegally assist in mass denials of religious COVID-19 vaccine exemptions even though federal law and Pentagon policy requires an individualized analysis of every request, House Oversight Committee Republicans alleged in a letter exclusively shared with Fox News Digital. Link to the letter.

October 11, 2022, Freedom Caucus wants defense bill delayed if vaccine mandate not repealed“Just as they did in July, Democrats will need Republican votes to pass the NDAA, and the House Freedom Caucus urges all Republicans to hold the line to force Democrats to reverse the policies of President Biden undermining our Nation’s military and its combat readiness, starting with the vaccine mandate.”

October 5, 2022 – One of the best writers and arguments in support of our troops.  In an effort to defend a U.S. military COVID-19 vaccine mandate that has resulted in the expulsion of 20,000 members, double-boosted Defense Department spokesman John Kirby spoiled his argument in a TV interview by acknowledging he was working from home because he had COVID-19.

October 4, 2022, More Studies Confirm the COVID Jab Does More Harm than GoodA peer-reviewed scientific review in the Journal of Insulin Resistance, written by cardiologist Dr. Aseem Malhotra, calls for the immediate suspension of all COVID shots as real-world data show they cause more harm than good. Bright Health, The Epoch Times, Also Ref: YouTube Video by Dr. Malhotra (note it has not been taken down) and VISIT INSULINRESISTANCE.ORG

September 29,2022 Link: Murphy: “Biden has abused his authority – it’s time to end the Public Health Emergency” Biden must immediately rescind the Public Health Emergency. It’s far past time to let our military heroes serve, our children attend school without being masked, and our families and businesses be free from the perpetual state of Biden’s pandemic-era control.

LinkMilitary whistleblower report alleges COVID-19 vaccine illegally administered A new whistleblower report signed by nine officers across five branches of the military claims the Department of Defense’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate is unlawful. The report was sent to Congress urging an investigation into what it called illegal and fraudulent activity by the DOD. The memorandum was published by Liberty Council, a nonprofit legal group that in January maintained there was no legal COVID-19 vaccine available despite the U.S. Food and Drug Administration saying there was.

Link to Liberty Counsel Military Declaration Form – The information that may be provided to the courts includes, but is not limited to, Service Branch, Rank, Years in Service, Job Description, Final Appeal Denial Date, COVID shot order date, Charge or type of counseling, and the date of any Board of Inquiry hearing or Administrative Separation. Personally identifiable information consisting of name and contact info will not be provided to the courts or third parties without your separate written consent.

July 4, 2022

First Lieutenant John Bowes, an Air Force F16 fighter pilot in training. He is set to be discharged from the service for failing to comply with the military’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate. Excellent interview on EPOCH TV – CLICK LIN   

April 20, 2022

Excellent article by Chaplain (Major) Paul Tolbert on Modern War Institute at West Point 

“Although the Army surgeon general has approved only a handful of religious exemptions to date, Secretary of the Army Christine Wormuth has suggested there will be a “fairly small number of people who are not granted exemptions.” That is encouraging.” Link to Article

Monday, January 3, 2022

I just read this 26-page temporary injunction which was issued today by a federal judge in Texas against the military vaccine mandates. All I could think of is how the entire chain of command lacks the ability to critically think; how they haven’t stood up for the troop’s religious freedoms.

If you are in command and haven’t supported your troops, you need to reflect closely on your actions against your Soldiers, Airmen, Sailors, Marines, and Coast Guardsmen. Link to Court Order

“You don’t have to be a doctor to be a critical thinker, but you do have to be a critical thinker to be a leader in the military. “ William Conrad, LTC USA (Ret).

Under Biden’s presidency, our commanders in the military are not critical thinkers, leaders, or of character. No one has resigned after the Afghanistan debauched operation. None of our leaders have stood up against the COVID mandates which are creating divisiveness in the ranks and destroying readiness.

They pit prolife Catholics and Protestants against the chain of command and they are destroying readiness by not letting those who are requesting religious and medical exemptions attend required training to maintain their proficiency.

Under the current policy of the President of the United States, those fundamental Catholics and Protestants whose conscience dictates that it is a sin to take the COVID shot will be purged from the armed services. We will be losing officers and enlisted members of the military of conscience who are just the kind of people we need to keep in the armed forces.

It was based on Lie #1: “Everything was tested on HEK-293”

On September 24, 2021, a Catholic Airman in United States Air Force, who graduated from the Academy with Military, Academic, and Athletic honors, was denied a religious exemption from receiving a COVID vaccine because she was told her objection did not constitute a “sincerely held belief”[1] after she admitted taking Tylenol, ibuprofen, and other over-the-counter medications. She was told that those medications, too, had been “tested” on the HEK-293 cell line. When she asked on what basis this testing claim was being made, her superior officer provided her with a single source[2] — an article by Fr. Matthew Schneider, LC, entitled, “If Any Drug Tested on HEK-293 is Immoral, Goodbye Modern Medicine.” LINK TO ARTICLE 

Archbishop for the Military Services

“No one should be forced to receive a COVID-19 vaccine if it would violate the sanctity of his or her conscience,” said Archbishop for the Military Services Timothy P. Broglio, in a statement released Tuesday.

The denial of religious accommodations, or punitive or adverse personnel actions taken against those who raise earnest, conscience-based objections, would be contrary to federal law and morally reprehensible.

Catholic U.S. troops should be allowed to refuse the COVID-19 vaccine based solely on conscientious objection and regardless of whether abortion-related tissue was used in its creation or testing, the archbishop for the military declared in a new statement supporting service members who are seeking religious exemptions. 

LINK TO Archbishop for the Military Services Timothy P. Broglio October 12, 2021 Statement.

The Great Barrington Declaration

The most compassionate approach that balances the risks and benefits of reaching herd immunity, is to allow those who are at minimal risk of death to live their lives normally to build up immunity to the virus through natural infection, while better protecting those who are at the highest risk. We call this Focused Protection.  https://gbdeclaration.org/ Best to watch Dr. Jay Bhattacharya, Professor of Medicine and Health Policy, Stanford University interview at Amricain Thought Leaders

Opinions and Other News Stories




One of the best reports I have seen on Ivermectin Feb 14th 2022

Report by the CDC which shows Natural Immunity Superior to Vaccination Against Delta Virus Variant: Study Jan 19, 2022 

Analysis of above CDC Report by Epoch Times

The Senate has passed a draft of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would forbid the Department of Defense from dishonorably discharging members of the military whose only offense was refusing the vaccine. Link Dec 15, 2021

As of Dec. 16, 1,700 cases of TTS following administration of J&J’s vaccine were reported to VAERS, according to an Epoch Times review of the database. There were also 1,429 reports of thrombosis and 265 reports of thrombocytopenia. Altogether, the conditions were said to have resulted in 89 deaths.  Link December 16, 2021


Washoe County COVID Dashboard

Maccabi Healthcare Services Study, Israel’s second-largest health fund, between March 1, 2020, and Aug. 14, 2021 Conclusions This study demonstrated that natural immunity confers longer-lasting and stronger protection against infection than the COVID Vaccines. Additional Links: CSH BMJ Yale



CDC LINK – According to data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, only about 5 percent of COVID-19 deaths list only COVID-19 on the death certificate. The other 95 percent have other comorbidities and underlying conditions that contributed to the death, such as heart disease, high blood pressure, obesity, cancer, or diabetes (this may take some time load).

FLCCC Alliance – Lifesaving protocols for preventing and treating COVID-19

Melatonin Affects Thrombosis, Sepsis, and COVID Mortality Rate

Best References and Sources

With the extreme censoring of the internet by Google, Facebook, and other social media companies, it can be challenging to find information and analysis contrary to the CDC. The below sources are good starting places that back up their reporting with facts linked to sources. Some may be paid subscriptions.

Clark County, WA – LINK Excellent news and Editorial updates COVID-19

LC COVID Research LINK (All COVID Related Stories Posted Published by the  Liberty Council)

The Epoch Times (full access is by subscription see affiliate link at the bottom of this page)

Facts Matter with Roman Balmakov – Facts Matter investigates complex issues, and then presents the findings in a way that is easy to understand. They are free from the influence of any government, corporation, or political party. Our goal is to bring you accurate information so that you can form your own opinion, stay informed, and stay free. This is on YouTube and Roman has to be self-censoring. 

LINK: Assessing The Legality Of Mandates For Vaccines Authorized Via An Emergency Use Authorization – Published February 16, 2021, This is a good article for links and research – conclusion: Although EUAs for Covid-19 vaccines may help society overcome the wrath of the pandemic, mandates for such vaccines are unlikely to pass legal muster. EUA provision is  TITLE 21 U.S.C. § 360bbb-3(e)(1)(A)(ii)(III)