CSN Newsletter, 4/16/2020 – China… GUILTY!
Amidst this terrible two week “valley of the shadow of death,” the Citizen Sentinels Network newsletter is growing. For Tuesday, the CSN newsletter had such an influx of articles from our writers that leaders in the CSN agreed that there needed to be a second edition each week to cover all of the various issues that our writers seek to address, especially the Covid-19 issues, as they cannot be avoided. But also, it is still an election year, and several issues need to be addressed — many that are associated with a domestic as well as a foreign threat to the Republic. We now are opening up one more news day edition, as we begin our postings on Thursdays as well as our normal posting day on Tuesday. We will now have three editions, one of which is now our new Sunday edition which will focus on a more spiritual message. Truth and clear expression of genuine sincerity from our writers is still one of our underlying imperatives in offering the articles and commentaries we provide.
Especially, given the incredible amount of disinformation, fake news, and false narratives that come from the MSM, we feel it is important for citizens to kept informed by people within the community, buy a realm of the grassroots who have as much to gain, or to lose, as everyone else – especially if we could lose our precious freedoms, and that is something all Americans should be concerned about. So today, we begin to offer a second news edition with equally compelling information or clear perspectives to help readers consider what we believe to be some of the most important concerns of the times we are living in. As usual, our network of volunteer, citizen-journalists, and our selection of videos and other recommended articles, will be part of the Thursday edition. We intend to continue to educate and inform our readers regarding this insidious and deadly virus, but to also provide coverage of the key issues of the day. CSN will continue to provide coverage that is well-researched and as accurate as possible.
In Tuesday’s edition, we presented information revealing that the Communist government of China should not be allowed to escape culpability for the origination of the Covid-19 Pandemic. Whether by accident, or by deliberation, Covid-19 is a production of the Chinese Communist Party. This is now hitting the proverbial fan by several honest news outlets. CSN also presented, as we have been over the course of several weeks, other disturbing reports that should make people throughout the world reconsider the reality of the various global endeavors of Chinese Communism. The Chinese Communists are much like the COVID-19 disease they created, as they have grown so that they are now a very dangerous and insidious enemy to the entire world community. China has become the embodiment of the Leviathan that Thomas Hobbes wrote of in his book “Leviathan,” that is about a government’s tentacles that is so pervasive that it controls every aspect of human life. And, they are spewing forth propaganda to the rest of the world that makes them appear benign and innocuous.
Executive Editor Don Rosenberg provides an article to help bring our readers up to date on a number of new developments that are showing up in the media today. He is examining the true culpability of the Communist Chinese government with regard to the way Chinese COVID-19 originated and how it was handled once it was discovered. Some of our media links document such breaking news.
Michael Lewinsky offers a companion article to a video we offer on Congressman Jim Banks of Indiana, who recently introduced a resolution which condemned Communist China and called for the Chinese government to pay US reparations for the damage due to COVID-19. Mr. Lewinski, from Indiana, helped get Jim Banks elected to Congress in 2016.
We also offer a second article in the week from Brian Anderson of DefCon News who reviews the Left’s efforts to not only counter President Trump, but now they are attempting to blame Europe for the coronavirus.
This week, we also welcome a new writer to CSN, Charles Rein. He offers a book review that deals with the transition from fear to faith. The book, written by Pastor Carl Medearis, is literally titled: “Adventures in ‘Saying YES — A Journey from Fear to Faith.” Pastor Medearis is the son of a pastor and international Middle East expert, and shares a journey of 12 years sharing the message of Jesus in the Middle East. Rein’s review is worth a read – you may just want to read about such a journey.
And, last but not least, we also welcome another new writer to CSN, Mary McCauley, who is from Oklahoma. She has written a tribute of sorts to former Oklahoma Republican Senator, Dr. Tom Coburn. Dr. Coburn died recently after battling cancer for years, but Mary McCauley’s article helps readers get a better glimpse at the type of people that CSN would like to see as citizen-candidates and elected public servants. One of the reasons CSN exists is to seek out. identify, and support such candidates for public office. It is the kind of candidate CSN felt that Jim Banks was back in 2016, and it is why we promoted him.
A special suggestion is made to check out the video from FOX News on Congressman Jim Banks, as well as some of the other cutting edge videos with breaking news about Communist China’s culpability for the COVID-19 Pandemic. And, in case you missed it on Tuesday, we offer Epoch Times’ documentary on CCP virus, “Tracking Down the Origin of the Wuhan Coronavirus,“ as well as Senator Hawley’s interview on FOX.
by Don Rosenberg 4/16/2020
Fox News is reporting “There is increasing confidence that the COVID-19 outbreak likely originated in a Wuhan laboratory, though not as a bioweapon but as part of China’s attempt to demonstrate that its efforts to identify and combat viruses are equal to or greater than the capabilities of the United States, multiple sources who have been briefed on the details of early actions by China’s government and seen relevant materials tell Fox News.
This may be the “costliest government cover-up of all time,” one of the sources said.”
When Fox News’ John Roberts asked about the report, President Trump replied Wednesday, “More and more we’re hearing the story…we are doing a very thorough examination of this horrible situation.”
Instead of originating at the Chinese “wet market,” as was originally reported, a technician at the Wuhan Institute of Virology lab and infected co-workers and then went to the market. There was an intense week of coverup by Chinese government officials, and then travel from Hunan province to the rest of China was shut down immediately, BUT INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS CONTINUED. Italy was hit particularly hard because of China ties discussed in Tuesday’s CSN article.
During the next three weeks, while Chinese officials continued to downplay the epidemic, the government secretly began buying up millions of pieces of medical supplies and equipment in order to corner the market as the rest of the world became infected.
Jim Banks – “China is GUILTY and We Need Justice”
By Michael J. Lewinski 04/16/2020
Jim Banks, Congressman from Indiana’s 3rd. Congressional District, is calling for China to pay reparations from China for taking our jobs and giving us the China virus in return. He says, “How can we do it? Well one way we can do it is to submit China to an International Court of Justice through the United Nations and explore all the violations that China has made dating way back to the 2005 International Health regulations…. These health regulations… were specifically designed to stop the spread of a pandemic and that China has violated so many of these regulations….”
Congressman Banks noted that China, with its veto, could block this action. However, he identified other actions the United States could take. Among these were blocking flights from China, blocking China from the World Trade Organization, or broadcasting western media into China or Taiwan. He is looking at a trillion dollars in reparations. Perhaps we could nullify China’s Debt.
Liberal Media Tries Blaming Europe for Chinese Coronavirus
By Brian Anderson, Courtesy of Def-Con News 4/9/2020
I’m not saying the U.S. media works for the Chinese Communist Party (actually I am) but if they did, how would things be any different? Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, the liberal media has parroted Chinese propaganda all in an effort to attack President Trump. Their latest bit of shamefulness has them trying to shift blame for the coronavirus from China, who unleashed this plague upon the world, and point the finger at Europe. Yes really. The liberal media is now blaming Europe for the coronavirus outbreak.
Liberals were trying desperately to attack President Trump for acting too slowly to the coronavirus threat but unfortunately for them there is a very public record of the concrete actions he took to slow the spread of the virus. One of the big steps Trump took early on was to ban travel from China while democrats and the liberal media were downplaying the threat.
Those crafty bastards in the fake news industry have figured a workaround to the problem of Trump’s decisive action by suggesting that it’s actually Europe’s fault the coronavirus came to the U.S. According to the liberal media Trump’s China travel ban was meaningless because it was those damn Europeans who doomed us all.
Journeying from Fear to Faith
By Charles Rein 4/13/2020
Carl Medearis has written a book entitled, “Adventures in ‘Saying YES — A Journey from Fear to Faith” reads like a Hollywood blockbuster.
The author, a Colorado-born, son of a pastor and international Middle East expert overcomes a variety of fears in his 12 years spent sharing the message of Jesus in the Middle East.
Chapter one impressed upon me that fear is scary. Pastor Carl is preaching in a mosque filled with Shiite Muslims in the Hezbollah-controlled area in South Lebanon. He recounts being approached, by what “seemed like 50 guys but might have been 6 guys with guns,” yelling “Where is the American”?
The book details Carl’s experiences from questioning Mr. ‘pistol in the pants’ man, debating a Lebanese religious leader to spending the night in an Arab jail. While fearful in the moment, these experiences engendered empathy and love for all God’s people, not just Christians.
Remembering Senator Tom Coburn
By Mary McCauley 4/12/2020
Former Oklahoma Republican Senator Dr. Tom Coburn died recently after battling prostate and colon cancer for years. Many expressed their love and respect for him in print and on social media.
He had been elected to three terms as a representative and two terms as a senator. He retired from the U.S. Senate in 2015 before finishing his second term due to illness. He was viewed as a principled congressman and senator by his colleagues and Oklahomans.
Dr. Coburn was an obstetrician-gynecologist and had an office in Muskogee, Okla. He delivered around 4,000 babies and one was the American Idol winner, Carried Underwood. While he was serving as senator, he came home on the weekends and delivered babies. Dr. Coburn was criticized for holding another job outside of being a senator. He started delivering the babies for free and paid for the insurance malpractice premiums and clinic costs out of his own pocket.
From National Review: China’s Information about the Virus Wasn’t Six Days Late, More Like Six Weeks Late – 4/15/20
From FOX News: GOP congressman Jim Banks calls on China to pay US reparations – 4.13.20
FOX News: Mark Cuban reacts to joining Trump’s economic council – 4/15/20
From Huckabee: There’s A HUGE OUTBREAK Of LYING In China!! – 4/11/20
From FOX News: Sen. Josh Hawley: China sees the coronavirus pandemic as a geo-strategic opportunity – 4.14.20
From the Hoover Institution: Trump, China, and the Geopolitics of a Crisis – 4/7/2020
From Newsmax: Trump: Trump: Dems Are ‘Killing American Small Businesses’ – 4/16/2020
From New York Post: Trump says coronavirus pandemic has peaked, some states to reopen before May 1 – 4/15/2020
From Washington Times (with video): Biden should consider ‘shadow government’ to combat Trump, MSNBC’s Ruhle says – 4/15/2020
From WND: Chuck Norris – (in Holy Week) – Help and hope in the hardest times – 4/6/2020
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