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Tuesday, November 30, 2021

High-Profile Medical Experts or the Facebook and Media Clan?



If high-profile medical experts with international reputations in early drug-side-effect detection and risk mitigation, pharmacovigilance, and patient-centered care had something to say about the vaccine clinical trials, would you be interested or would you much prefer to visit Facebook's COVID-19 Information Centre for vaccine resources? (Fig 1)

Fig 1

If this question would have been posed before the outbreak of COVID_19, most would have answered with, "It's a no-brainer." Today, however, sees a different position. Facebook's flagging of posts seems to convince many of those already jabbed that nobody but their fact-checkers could possibly be right. This is dangerous and no matter how much you try to convince the double-jabbed that there is something not quite right with what we are all being told, the wind grows stronger and blows the piss back in your face (pissin' in the wind)

I'm certain once this blog post is finished and shared on Facebook the standard (Fig 1) will accompany it within seconds. So, how to we tap in to those who take the Facebook flags as Gospel? Personally, I think many are way too far down the government and drug company driven hyperbole. It would take a severe adverse reaction or even death to a loved one to alter their opinion.

The following information is taken from the RxISK website, RxISK is owned and operated by Data Based Medicine Americas Ltd. (DBM), based in Toronto, Canada.

It is run by a group of high-profile medical experts with international reputations in early drug-side-effect detection and risk mitigation, pharmacovigilance, and patient-centered care.

The exact same group of people that the majority of the double-jabbed are choosing not to listen to, opting instead to believe and follow the 'science' of Facebook's COVID_19 Information Centre for vaccine information.

I've yet to see Facebook's flags take it's 'clickers' to any information regarding the vaccine clinical trials, moreover, how trials are run (historically)

The latest from the RxISK team, 'There was a Young Woman who Swallowed a Lie', is educational for those who don't move in the same circles as I. It can either be ignored or can be used to educate - out of the two, I prefer education over ignorance, we all should.

Sure, it rehashes what the double/triple/quadruple vaccinated seem to dismiss on a whim but it drives home the seriousness of what we see unfolding in the world today, it shows how easy it is to hoodwink an apathetic public, despite evidence there is something drastically wrong with the narrative, of which the majority seem to have gobbled up from apparent government "scientists", mainstream media outlets and social media platforms whose spokespersons seem to be the red-sofa types, you know, the Piers Morgan's, Jeremy Vine's and Dr Hilary Jones' of this world.

Morning and daytime TV has a targeted audience. With COVID-19 impacting routines and consumers spending more time at home, daytime television viewing has increased significantly. What better way to spread a message, eh? It doesn't have to be the truth.

The aforementioned will, just like the double/triple/quadruple vaccinated, refuse to even read  'There was a Young Woman who Swallowed a Lie', It goes against everything they believe in and have told their viewers - to do a U-turn at this stage would mean they'd lose face, something that Messrs Morgan, Vine, and Jones rarely do.

The high-profile medical experts on the RxISK website write:

"Governments are considering mandating, or already have mandated an unproven technology, against a background of vaccine approval and pharmacovigilance processes that leave a lot to be desired even in the case of proven technologies.

"The techniques used to evaluate these novel agents are not new but have been corrupted and no longer meet the norms of science."

If, by some strange twist of fate, a double/triple/quadruple vaccinated person is reading this blog post, it's at this point a switch is flicked in their heads and they choose to not read on, this is pretty much how Fig 1 works.

However, I'll persist.

The patient-centered care team at RxISK continue with:

"Icon is the CRO that co-ordinated the trial of a vaccine that is sometimes now called Comirnaty, and more generally called Pfizer. Icon subcontracted to other companies, at some point engaging Platinum Research Ltd, which includes Ventavia, the CRO with concerning trial practices that was the subject of Paul Thacker’s Nov 2 BMJ paper. Icon boast that the main trial was conducted with unprecedented speed and pitch for further business based on this.

"Icon staff wrote the papers reporting the results of these trials submitted with BioNTech as the sponsor. Of the 29 listed ‘authors’ on the main trial, there are 3 Americans, 4 who run for profit clinical trial centres overseas, and 19 company people of whom 17 are linked to Pfizer and 2 to BioNTech. There are few clinicians on these papers, and likely none have met any of the trial subjects, particularly those who have been harmed."

If this has not whet your appetite to read on then the lengthy post may not be your thing. However, you'll be missing out on something that can educate you, your children and your children's children.

The post from RxISK is split into many parts, I highly recommend reading it, if not all at once, then bookmark it and read it at your own leisure (maybe in-between listening to Dr Hilary Jones harp on about the importance of getting vaccines and booster 1,2,3,4 etc.

Learn about:

 - Mandating Unproven Technologies

- Vaccine Efficacy

- Randomized Controlled Trials and Real-World Evidence

- Vaccine Safety 

- Pharmacovigilance

- Mandates

- Choking on the Lie 

- Why Young Women?

Remember, and keep repeating to yourself, RxISK is run by a group of high-profile medical experts with international reputations in early drug-side-effect detection and risk mitigation, pharmacovigilance, and patient-centered care.

Bob Fiddaman





Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Podcast with Akathisia Stories

 


Akathisia Stories, a co-production of MISSD and Studio C, is a podcast series that features interviews and news concerning the adverse drug reaction akathisia and medication-induced suicide. 

MISSD, the Medication-Induced Suicide Prevention and Education Foundation in Memory of Stewart Dolin, is a unique non-profit organization dedicated to honouring the memory of Stewart and other victims of akathisia by raising awareness and educating the public about the dangers of akathisia. MISSD aims to ensure that people suffering from akathisia's symptoms are accurately diagnosed so that needless deaths are prevented. The foundation advocates truth in disclosure, honesty in reporting, and legitimate drug trials.

On this episode, we hear from author, blogger, researcher, and self-described humanist and humourist Bob Fiddaman.  His eponymously titled blog has focused on drug company and regulatory malfeasance since making its debut in 2006.  At the time, Bob, an Englishman living in Birmingham, was taking himself off of Seroxat, a GlaxoSmithKline-produced antidepressant known here in America as Paxil.  After making a protracted attempt at tapering off of the drug, he eventually decided to go cold turkey, a course of action he strongly advises against. 

Full show here

Podcast extra here


Bob Fiddaman





Thursday, November 11, 2021

Pfizer Double-Down With Children Promo and Accusations



On Nov 1, Pfizer published a video featuring children on their Twitter page. The video (below) shows children who are thanking all the children who enrolled in Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial, the results of which saw authorisation given by the FDA, despite protestations from safety consumer groups. It's unknown if the children who appear in the short video are child actors.

In the main, the reaction to the video was one of discontent from members of the public. One commentator wrote, "This is one the sickest things I’ve seen in a long time … but from the most fined company in human history I guess I shouldn’t expect any better."

I, myself, drew attention to Pfizer's past history regarding children, in particular a trial carried out in Africa in 1996.

This from The Guardian Aug 2011 

"Pfizer was sued after 11 children died in a clinical trial when the northern state of Kano was hit by Africa's worst ever meningitis epidemic in 1996. A hundred children were given an experimental oral antibiotic called Trovan, while a further hundred received ceftriaxone, the "gold-standard" treatment of modern medicine.

"Five children died on Trovan and six on ceftriaxone. But later it was claimed that Pfizer did not have proper consent from parents to use an experimental drug on their children and questions were raised over the documentation of the trial."

The lawsuit took over 15 years for Pfizer to settle, surprising then that they would use children to promote the safety and efficacy of a relatively new product of theirs.

BMJ ARTICLE

Pfizer chiefs were left red-faced after an investigative piece appeared in the BMJ (2 November 2021) raising serious concerns about poor practices at a contract research company (Ventavia) helping to carry out Pfizer’s pivotal covid-19 vaccine trial.

Armed with information from a whistleblower, investigative journalist, Paul D Thacker, highlighted:

  • Participants placed in a hallway after injection and not being monitored by clinical staff
  • Lack of timely follow-up of patients who experienced adverse events
  • Protocol deviations not being reported
  • Vaccines not being stored at proper temperatures
  • Mislabelled laboratory specimens, and
  • Targeting of Ventavia staff for reporting these types of problems.

Pfizer remained quiet after the BMJ article surfaced...but not for long.

On Nov 9, they tweeted out a meme accompanied with the following message, "It’s easy to get distracted by misinformation these days, but don’t worry…Science has got your back."

Because of the backlash received from their 'Superheroes' video, Pfizer blocked any public comments on this one.

It seems odd that Pfizer would engage in such a way. History shows that when any drug company comes under fire for falsifying clinical trial information (albeit by proxy) they usually remain quiet. Pfizer doubling-down here is a rare move.

It seems this is the way in which Pfizer are going to tackle critics of their vaccine.

'PEOPLE ARE CRIMINALS'

On the same day they launched the meme via Twitter, CNBC published an interview with Pfizer CEO, Albert Bourla. They eye-catching headline from CNBC reads:


Berkeley Lovelace Jr, the journalist who authored the piece, wrote:

People who spread misinformation on Covid-19 vaccines are “criminals” and have cost “millions of lives,” Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said Tuesday.

Speaking with Washington D.C.-based think tank Atlantic Council, Bourla said there is a “very small” group of people that purposefully circulate misinformation on the shots, misleading those who are already hesitant about getting vaccinated.

“Those people are criminals,” he told Atlantic Council CEO Frederick Kempe. “They’re not bad people. They’re criminals because they have literally cost millions of lives.”

This, to me at least, is yet another rarity. Some would suggest that Bourla is concerned about the whistleblower findings published in the BMJ and is deflecting here.

It's a strange allegation to make given that Pfizer, in 2009, agreed to pay $2.3 billion, the largest health care fraud settlement in the history of the Department of Justice, to resolve criminal and civil liability arising from the illegal promotion of certain pharmaceutical products.

At the time, Mike Loucks, acting U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts, had this to say:

"Pfizer violated the law over an extensive time period. Furthermore, at the very same time Pfizer was in our office negotiating and resolving the allegations of criminal conduct by its then newly acquired subsidiary, Warner-Lambert, Pfizer was itself in its other operations violating those very same laws."

Pot, kettle, and black anyone?

Bob Fiddaman



Wednesday, November 03, 2021

Senator Johnson Expert Panel on Federal Mandates and Injuries

 



Yesterday's Expert Panel discussion on Federal Vaccine Mandates and Vaccine Injuries can now be viewed in full. It runs at just under 3 hours and 20 minutes.

I grabbed some screenshots that I posted yesterday during the meeting. The full video can be viewed here.


 

Tuesday, November 02, 2021

Make A Stand - Call out the Financially-Driven FDA

 


With mainstream media outlets, seemingly, ignoring severe conflicts of interests between FDA Panel members with financial ties to vaccine manufacturers, Pfizer, it's no surprise that parents across the world will be soon telling their 5-11 year-old children to roll their sleeves up to be injected with a vaccine that, if government figures are to be believed, the majority of adults have already taken.

We can go one step further and quote the President of the United States, Joe Biden - president's don't lie, right, they never have, they never will.

“You’re not going to get COVID if you have these vaccinations.” Biden added, "This is a simple, basic proposition: If you’re vaccinated, you’re not going to be hospitalized, you’re not going to be in an ICU unit, and you’re not going to die."

These two statements by Biden will serve to put the US public at ease. Thanks' Joe. Nothing like reassurances from a world leader.

You'd have to be from the Planet Zog not to challenge Biden's claims, either that or be totally brainwashed by the leaning-left political media.

I shake my head at times, not at Biden, not even at CNN, my head shakes in disbelief at members of the general public whom have been so taken in by this absurd narrative.

Biden is wrong when he says ,“You’re not going to get COVID if you have these vaccinations.” Biden is also wrong when he claims, "This is a simple, basic proposition: If you’re vaccinated, you’re not going to be hospitalized, you’re not going to be in an ICU unit, and you’re not going to die."

Nonetheless, many of his voters will stand by these claims because, well, they elected him and he's much better than the other guy who was President.

I've seen nothing to suggest that he is, just a load of support on various social media outlets in the shape of various memes.

Biden has doubled-down and dangled a huge 'come gobble me carrot' in front of the FDA. Telling them, and the rest of the world, that the Administration has procured enough vaccine to support vaccination for the country’s 28 million children ages 5-11 years old, this before the FDA panel of 'experts' gave it the thumbs up. More about this decision below.

When something is wrong, say it's wrong. Biden isn't personally going to visit your home and condemn you for your lack of support. Trump isn't going to phone you up in the middle of the night and tell you, "I told you so."

This political allegiance baffles me. Just because you give someone your vote does not mean that you can never publicly chastise them for making such absurd claims as Biden has made regarding a virus and injections.

More people (that voted for him) need to call him out. They need to drop this false sense of loyalty they hold, they need to stop deflecting this misinformation by changing the subject to Biden's predecessor.

I don't care what you think about the opposition - it's history, let it go and focus on the bullshit staring you in the face. You're not being disloyal if you do this, you're part of the problem, however, if you don't.

Fast forward...

Last Friday (Oct 29) the FDA authorized the emergency use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for the prevention of COVID-19 to include children 5 through 11 years of age, despite protestations from  an advisory committee composed of independent experts to ensure deliberations about authorisation or licensure are transparent for the public.

The 8 hour meeting between interested parties can be viewed here.

Remarkably, we had one either side of the fence, a party representing reasons for and reasons against. Those in the reasons for camp, namely the FDA’s Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee, have financial ties and/or relationships with Pfizer.

These include a former vice president of Pfizer Vaccines, a recent Pfizer consultant, a recent Pfizer research grant recipient, a member who runs a center that gives out Pfizer vaccines, the chair of a Pfizer data group, a member who was proudly photographed taking a Pfizer vaccine, and numerous people who are already on the record supporting Coronavirus vaccines for children.

It's also important to note that the former FDA Commissioner ,Scott Gottlieb, is on Pfizer’s board of directors.

It was pretty obvious how they would vote in favour, imagine if they didn't, Pfizer would have asked some serious questions about their loyalty.

Any such 'deliberation' between consumer safety advocates and FDA panels is therefore, surely, compromised by such a conflict of interests.

Those safety advocates faced an uphill battle from the get go given Biden had already told the heavily influenced Pfizer/FDA Panel that his Administration had already procured enough vaccine to support vaccination for the country’s 28 million children ages 5-11 years old.

This incestuous relationship between regulators and drug/juice manufacturers is clearly there to be seen yet it's only independent journalists and safety advocates that seem to be highlighting this. For this, they are labelled 'anti-vax' or other anti-narrative slurs.

Panel members with clear financial ties to manufacturers. Hey, no problem, no bias to see, right?

One of the most insidious mutterings I've heard in a long time came from Infectious disease specialist, and current editor-in-chief of the New England Journal of Medicine, Dr Eric Rubin, who said, “We’re never going to learn about how safe the vaccine is unless we start giving it. And that’s just the way it goes." 

Meantime, millions of parents will be telling their 5-11 year-olds to roll up their sleeves in one of the biggest child experiments the world has ever seen.

This is absurd and its only a small proportion of people speaking out about it. 

Even if you've had the juice, this cannot sit right with you. 

Coming full circle

As Biden supporters stand by idly and don't condemn his misinformation, we now have two other sides of the fence. Those who have been juiced and those who haven't. The juiced, in the main, won't see the conflict of interests as an issue, they won't see the fact there is no long-term safety data for 5-11 year-olds as an issue either. The won't see any problems with the FDA and, indeed the CDC, not having access to Pfizer's clinical trial case report forms (Raw data). Even if they did take issue with any of the above it would be highly unlikely that a majority would say what an utter disgrace this was. Thinking it is and uttering to oneself that kids need and should be protected from financial bias isn't good enough, it won't take you to those pearly gates as 'good people', quite the opposite if you believe in Heaven that is.

Weighing up benefits and risks should be about benefits and risks to the intended recipients and not about the benefit and risks of making a financially driven decision, which is clearly what has happened here. It's political, it's money-driven, it's utterly repugnant.

Finally, if none of the above stirs any kind of response other than a shrug of the shoulders, one should study the following slide. Correlation will never equal causation if we have data collecting agencies who don't follow up any adverse reaction reports.


Slide presentation from Roundtable discussion with vaccine injured and medical experts on federal vaccine mandates and the importance of health care freedom. Nov 2, 2021

Bob Fiddaman

Special thanks to independent journalist Maryanne Demasi, PhD for her piece, 'A 'one size fits all' approach to vaccinating kids aged 5-11yrs?

Here is a Roundtable discussion with vaccine injured and medical experts on federal vaccine mandates and the importance of health care freedom.







Tuesday, October 05, 2021

Hotel Quarantine Part 2 ~ The Video Evidence

 

I'd like to make a complaint, Pleeeeeeeeasssssse

Following on from Part 1 which I posted yesterday.

A few days ago I requested that any security guard who escorts me to the elevator and any guard that escorts me to the smoking area, provide me with a negative Covid test. This may seem flippant but they all know I'm negative having had, to date, a negative test result in Panama before I flew, a negative test result upon my return to the hotel after I 'absconded', and and negative test result on Day 2 of my stay here.

A person in authority told me it would be impossible for security staff to provide me with such evidence and gave me assurances that all the security staff here are tested every two days. I told him I didn't want any of them standing near me.

This same person said to me, "I know what you're going through as I lost my dad a few years ago." I replied, "You couldn't possibly know what I'm going through, you did not have to isolate in a room by yourself after your father died."

After returning from seeing my father die I began to get hungry. I phoned down to reception to ask what time dinner would be brought to my room. "Between 7pm and 9pm" came the reply.

At 10 after 9 my food had still not arrived so, once again, I phoned reception who, in turn, phoned the kitchen. Within 10 minutes the kitchen informed me that nobody had told them I had returned from seeing my father die and no meal had been prepared for me. A sandwich was sent to my room instead, along with some vegetarian bitesize chunks and around four chips.

Because of this, I phoned a Chinese Takeaway and had a meal delivered. The morning after I phoned reception and asked for a minifridge, I could not eat all the Chinese food I had bought and paid for so wanted to keep it fresh so I could eat it later that day. I was informed they had no minifridges.

During my stay here, and even before I arrived, social media has been a great tool - people offering help, legal advice and even publishing agencies reaching out to me. I've been able to upload videos to show people just how frustratingly unprofessional the security staff are here and, more recently, the hotel staff at St John's Hotel, Solihull. Obviously, this is my opinion as I'm in the thick of it all.

A couple of nights ago two security staff came to my door and accused me of smoking in my room, they told me an alarm had gone off in my room which detected smoke. I gave them assurances that I was not smoking and invited them in, they declined, probably due to the fact that 'guests' in quarantine here are treated like they actually have Covid. One of the guards then 'sniffed' at my open door, as she was doing this an alarm went off in the hallway. Obviously the hotel alarm system was acting up, instead of apologizing for the inconvenience and accusation that I was smoking in my room, the same woman doubled-down and said, "You're not even allowed to open your window to smoke". She, along with her timid associate then left.

The morning after I phoned reception to send a guard up to my room so I could be escorted to an elevator. I wanted to go outside for a cigarette. A guard never came so I walked into the hallway outside my room and asked a guard who was sitting if he could radio down and get me a guard. This was the only way to communicate as, by then, reception was not answering my calls.

When I arrived downstairs, I was told they were 'busy checking new guests in to the hotel', hence the delay in sending one of the 12 or so security guards to my room.

Because I had walked into the hallway without an escort I was reported and the following day was told I was now on the 'Bad Behavioural List'. This decision was made without hearing my side of the story.

Before I left Panama I was forced to sign up to a government approved quarantine hotel, I didn't even know what hotel it would be until after I paid the £2,270. On the form I was asked if I had any dietary requirements. I noted that I had a cheese allergy, in as much that the mere sight of it makes me want to vomit.

Here's an example of the choices of food I am given at St Johns Hotel.



Before I speak more about the food here, I have some videos for you all. These videos have been posted on Facebook and links have been provided on Twitter (as Twitter only allows small video files)

The first is me requesting a bucket of ice be sent to my room to keep the takeaway fresh that I had been forced to order.


The next video shows how security staff come to my room to take me for a cigarette outside. On this day I didn't have a lighter so had to borrow one. I had to wear surgical gloves. Make note of the 'boss' of security warning me that I will get into trouble for using my phone to film. Filming is not against the law unless children are involved.


This video shows me returning to the hotel after my cigarette


Because the food isn't to my liking, my two lovely sisters put together a package for me and delivered it to the hotel, they was not allowed inside the hotel, they had to drop it off outside to a waiting security guard. They have a twisted sense of humour, just as I do, hence the three bottles of 'Corona'. Nice touch too to include a photo of me, my dad, and my partner.


The snacks above came in handy, particularly after I was served this. It was sweet and sour noodles, no meat. I threw it in the bin. To be honest, I've had better tinned spaghetti.


On another occasion, I was sent sausages in a bap for breakfast, although the appearance looked unappetizing, I was so hungry that I didn't really care what it looked like...that was, until I bit into it.



Here's another 'breakfast' - two potato fritters in a bap.


Once my story hit the front page of the Birmingham Evening Mail, the service here, which was poor at best, became worse. It now takes security staff longer to come to my room when I want a cigarette. I've been told that it's because they are 'busy'

Here's an example of that. The following was filmed because I didn't want security to tell me I had broke the rules again and to be told I have another naughty mark against me (Bad Behavioural List)


Because reception were, seemingly, busy, I popped my head outside my room door to asking the sitting security guard to send somebody up to escort me to an elevator. Notice he is not wearing a mask and puts it on after talking with me.


After about 25 minutes, reception rang my room and said they would be sending someone up. The 'boss' at reception, seemed to be annoyed with me. If anyone reading this knows his name, can you please let me know.


This morning this was delivered to my door.



Well worth the £2,270 I've been forced to pay, doncha think? Here's an example of what guests normally get to choose from at St Johns Hotel

I had to complain. Here's what happened when I did. The same reception manager took my complaint badly, it seems. I was shaking at this point. I'm beyond breaking and really don't know what to do anymore. This man knows about the Birmingham Mail article, most of the staff and security guards know about it too. They also know that I'm recently bereaved and am dealing with that bereavement in the confines of my small room. Although I raise my voice in this video, I think anyone in my position would. The 'boss' at reception' treats me like I'm something he's wiped off the bottom of his shoe, at least that's the impression I get. What do you think?


And here's what happened after I returned from having a cigarette


**Update
Because of the power of social media, A journalist just telephoned the hotel to ask to speak with me. I have now signed a contract with an agency who are going to deal with all media interest, as it is growing rapidly.

The manager of the hotel has also spoken on the phone with me this morning and has sent a proper plate and stainless steel cutlery to my room so I don't have to eat from a box with plastic utensils anymore. Further, she has kindly provided me with the use of an umbrella to use when I go outside for a cigarette. She also told me to write down and request what food I want rather than pick from the limited menu they have here. I appreciated and thanked her for showing some common sense and compassion.

It's now lunchtime and I have just been sent my sandwich of the day (Egg mayonnaise) - there's more in here than I normally get.


St John's Hotel can be followed on Twitter here

Bob Fiddaman




Monday, October 04, 2021

Hotel Quarantine Part I

 


Quite often headlines can be misleading, however, the on above isn't.

My story made the front page of the Birmingham Mail this morning, it can also be read online here.

Hopefully, it will be picked up by the national newspapers and this can go viral...because it needs to.

I'm not after sympathy nor adulation for doing what any other normal human-being would do. What I want are answers on why I have been forced into a 10-Day quarantine stay at a hotel where security guards outnumber guests, where food is served in boxes with plastic cutlery, where "fixed penalty" warnings come if you as so much walk a few feet outside your room door and, fully masked, dare to approach a security guard from his slumber to ask if you can be escorted outside (in the rain) for a cigarette. Where, you get a knock on your door to be told that you have been added to the 'Bad Behavioural List' for not adhering to rules and regulations, despite not being allowed to offer a defence in why you did what you did.

The 10-Day Quarantine imprisonment is, I believe, a money-making scheme. I'm not paying for a stay here, I am, it appears, paying for a large number of security staff who stand around for most of the day in the hotel lobby or sit at various ends of floor landings.

The average cost of a 10-night stay at The St John's Hotel, Warwick Road, Solihull works out at around £85 per night, that's £850 for 10 nights. The price I have been forced to pay is a staggering £2,270.

My story begins in Panama, Central America, where I reside with my long-term partner.

I've been living in Panama on and off now for the past three years or so. I work from home so can pretty much live anywhere in the world. Living abroad has its pitfalls, particularly when you receive news of friends and relatives who are gravely ill.

My father has been unwell for sometime, prostate cancer was diagnosed some years ago and his health has, over the years, been slowly declining. He chose not to have the treatment for his prostate, in having the hormonal treatment he believed his life would be shortened. my two sisters and I respected his wishes.

Dad was taken ill with a chest infection over a week ago and admitted to hospital where further investigation showed he had acute kidney failure, suffered a heart attack in hospital and had a blood clot on either his heart or lungs (the hospital could not determine which organ)

His health was declining rapidly and my sisters contacted me in Panama to let me know. A flight was booked as early as possible, the stumbling block being a Covid test I had to undertake first, a wait of 24 hours for the results of said test.

I also had to fill in forms before I could fly back to the UK. An ESTA because I was passing through the USA, a 10-Day Quarantine Hotel Package and a Passenger Locator Form which would let Border control know exactly which country I was flying from. Prior to all of this I had to obtain a special stamp in my passport to leave Panama, that took another 24 hours.

My flight was long and arduous, David to Panama City - Panama City to Orlando - Orlando to Frankfurt - Frankfurt to Birmingham. With layovers it was around 23 hours.

Birmingham Airport

On arrival at Birmingham Airport (17.10 hrs) Sept 30 I was pulled to one side after showing security my passenger locator form, I was the only one. I was told to sit in a chair whilst Border Control were informed. Other passengers drifted by, occasionally looking over at me, probably assuming I was about to be busted for carrying drugs up the crack of my butt. However, it appears, I was singled out for something far more sinister - I had travelled to the UK from a red-list country, Panama.

Once Border Control came to see me I informed them that my father was gravely ill and was in the process of being sent home to die at the wishes of my two sisters. I asked the Officer if I could go straight to see my dad rather than go straight to the quarantine hotel. He didn't know so made inquiries. About 10 minutes later he came back, shaking his head, and informed me Border Control did not have the authority to make such a decision and any such decision would have to go through the head of security at the hotel.

From this point, I was escorted onto a shuttle-bus and then escorted by two Airport staff through the back of the airport. I was then taken to a full sized coach and told to "sit at the back" - I was the only passenger on the coach. I chose to sit on the fourth row. The coach then drove the short distance to St Johns Hotel in Solihull.

Bad Driving

As we approached the hotel, the driver erred and crashed his coach into overhanging branches. He reversed out, drove up the road, did a U-turn then drove back to a different entrance at the hotel. He crashed again. If I wasn't so miserable because of my father laying at home on what was to be his death bed, I would have laughed. It's one thing to be given a whole coach to oneself (I felt like Justin Bieber) but another to be chauffeured around by a driver who, seemingly, couldn't judge the width and length of the vehicle he was operating.

"Fuck this", I told the driver as I jumped off the coach and headed toward the hotel reception. "Bring my suitcase in when you've learned how to park." I told him.

The Security Guards

I checked-in and was handed a bunch of papers which basically showed what I could and couldn't do during my 10-Dat stay. I counted around 8 security guards who were all congregated around me. I asked to speak to the head of security, luckily for me he was sat close by.

I informed him about my dying father, he seemed affable enough and asked me if I had any evidence, which is fair enough. During my flight Dad had been moved from South Warwickshire Hospital to his small flat in Alcester, he was, in essence, sent home to die. They had stopped all his medication.

I had previously obtained a letter via email from the consultant at the hospital spelling out all of dad's ailments, which I have mentioned above. However, after calling a liaison officer, the head of security informed me he needed more evidence as the letter had not stipulated dad was dying. I contacted my sister who sent me more evidence, this time it was in black and white that dad had been sent home to die. I gave this new 'evidence' to the head of security - what came next astounded me.

I was told that I may or may not be granted a temporary exemption and even if I was it would only be for four hours - in a nutshell, I would have to guess when I thought my dad would die. I was then informed that a decision to allow me a temporary release could take up to four hours. I informed the head of security that I would not wait 4 hours for a decision, nor would I pick a 4 hour timeline when I thought my dad might die. I phoned my son and told him to drive to the hotel. I then informed the head of security I would be leaving as soon as my son arrived. I was advised that this went against "rules and regulations" and that I would face arrest and a heavy fine. He empathised somewhat but empathy should not ever be followed with the word "but". Eg, "I am sorry your father is dying "but" there are rules and regulations."

I approached reception surrounded by the Hi-Viz wearing security and offered them my passport, this was letting them know I was only going to see my dying father and not secretly digging a tunnel to escape. They would not accept my passport. I then held it high and told the hotel staff and influx of security guards that I was leaving under severe duress.

From Solihull to Alcester

My son, the youngest of three, parked around the corner, we thought it best as we didn't want the cackle of security guards noting down his vehicle registration number. He drove me to Alcester and I was soon by dad's side. He couldn't open his eyes, was unresponsive to conversation and was breathing erratically. I kissed his forehead and he managed to raise an eyebrow. I held his hand and felt a slight squeeze. Dad was communicating with me, he was saying his goodbye and, I guess, thanking me for being there. I 'd like to think that anyway.

My two sisters were exhausted and went to sleep on dad's bed whilst my youngest son, and later my eldest son who had travelled up from Colchester, stayed with dad in the living room where he lay on a bed provided by the hospital.

My sisters woke after a few hours sleep then I rested my eyes for a while, I'd been awake now for almost 36 hours. I slept for a while then woke.

Dad took his last breath just after midday, my two sisters and I, my son, and dad's brother, all by his side.

Back to Hotel Quarantine

I said my goodbye's to my family and was driven back to St Johns by my eldest son. Upon arrival I was told I had to have a Covid test before I could enter my room. Results would take about 20 minutes.

A negative test and I was soon back in my room.

A while later, I needed a smoke, so went through the procedure of dialling "0" and requesting that a security guard be sent up from downstairs so he/she could escort me to an elevator. During my smoke break and under the watchful eye of security, I was approached by two West Midlands Police Officers.
"Come to arrest and fine me?", I joked.

They had received a message from security that I had 'absconded' the night before. I didn't need to tell them why, they already knew. Long and short of it all, they didn't arrest me or hand me a fixed penalty fine. They did, however, ask for the name of the funeral home my father was now at, which I gave them.

Around 6.30 that evening I was feeling hungry so phoned reception and asked when dinner would be being brought up to my room, they told me between 7-9pm.

At ten after nine I called reception again to tell them I had still not had my dinner. Two minutes or so later, the kitchen phoned me to tell me that nobody had told them that I had returned to the hotel and they had no dinner, a sandwich was sent to my room instead.

JUST EAT

Thanks goodness for modern technology, moreover the Just Eat app. I ordered from a local Chinese. The food is delivered to a security guard who sits outside the hotel, it's then transferred to reception for another security guard to bring up to my room. I was soon diving in to my Beef Curry and fried rice, sadly I'm not allowed plates in my room or any stainless steel cutlery, more about that tomorrow, so had to use my fingers to eat.

Feeling tired and very sad and lonely, I decided to close my eyes, I'd been on the go since leaving Panama and fell into a deep sleep within seconds of my head hitting the pillow.

Tomorrow, I'll be posting more. It will feature:

- How I requested that all staff show me Covid test results before they escort me anywhere
- How no fridge or microwave can be provided for my room
- How someone in authority said to me "I know what you're going through" and my reaction to that.
- How social media has been a pick-up tonic for me during these sad times
- How security staff came to my room and accused me of smoking, at the same time an alarm went off in the corridor - no apology
- How I have an allergy to cheese yet the food I'm offered is, in the main, cheese based
- How I was told that I had been place on the 'Bad Behavioural List'

In the meantime, please read my story in the Birmingham Evening Mail, it made the front page in print so hopefully it gains some traction and may show others just how draconian these Covid measures have become.

I also have video footage that I will be sharing that makes for interesting viewing.

Until then...

This post is dedicated to my father, Douglas Richard Fiddaman.

Rest in Peace, Pops. I love you.

Bob Fiddaman














Friday, September 24, 2021

Australia Has Fallen ~ The Videos

 




Social media, Twitter in particular, has been overwhelmed with Australian citizens uploading videos of over-zealous police officers.

Australian police, it appears, are out in force as many thousands of Australians take to the streets to protest lockdowns, mask-wearing, and the new vaccine mandates which will see thousands of workers lose their jobs if they refuse to have the jab.

If you are naïve enough to think this will never happen in your country, then you are very much mistaken.

The videos should be in one place to remind everyone (including both the vaccinated and unvaccinated) how freedom of choice is being removed. If anything carries a risk, a person should be given a choice.

Here's the videos.

1. Melbourne woman choked by Victoria Police as she resists arrest for not wearing a face mask, this, despite her boyfriend's protestations that she was medically exempt from wearing one.

She was later arrested

**Contains swearing**



2. **Warning Graphic Content**
Flinders Street Station, Melbourne. 
Guy talking to Police.
Officer comes up behind him.
What happens next?




3. Police Officer kicks a man in the face while he is pinned down by several officers. Unsure why this man was pulled over by the cops. But the brutality is horrific. 




4. Standing outside car in cemetery Car Park. There to visit his love ones.

Criminal offence, apparently.



5. Exercising her basic human right. A peaceful protest, causing no harm to anyone. Dragged away with her young child screaming in the background.



6. It's going to get worse. Here's the Premier of Victoria, Daniel Andrews of the Australian Labor Party. Listen to what he says about the 'booster' jabs.


If you decide to share this post on social media, please use the hashtag #AustraliaHasFallen

Bob Fiddaman









Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Are Nurses Conspiracy Theorists Part II

 


On Aug 27, 2021, Erik Mortensen (Republican Party) hosted a town hall meeting for nurses and other healthcare professionals after he became concerned at the number of healthcare workers who were contacting him about COVID-19 vaccine mandates. Most who contacted him were under threat of losing their jobs after refusing to receive a COVID-19 shot.

The meeting was streamed and published to YouTube.

I wrote about that meeting and shared the video here and Facebook, seemingly, flagging the video as 'spam' here.

Well, Mortensen has once again met with nurses and other healthcare professionals. This time they highlight the pressure they face to receive the shot, the allegedly subpar treatment given to unvaccinated patients and more. Part II was uploaded to YouTube on Sep 21, 2021

Here's Part 2


Original link here - https://youtu.be/8wbCbH0VKYE


Bob Fiddaman

Monday, September 13, 2021

Who Am I? Trust the Science




With Zoom Trivia Nights soaring throughout the world, I thought I'd throw in three questions that are topical.

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1/ Who am I? 

The defendant caused thousands of false and deceptive claims to be made to the state by manipulating published efficacy data, paying key opinion leaders to bolster their product's efficacy, and deceptively concealing their product's inefficacy to physicians, customers, and the state.

Clue: This company likes to remain silent just as the first letter of their name.

Answer - LINK

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2/ Who am I? 

In 2003 researchers at the University of Illinois-Chicago released the results of research concluding that a a pharmaceutical company manufactured a drug which elevated risk for diabetes. Subsequently, more than 25,000 lawsuits were filed against the company. In 2010 the company said it would pay a total of $198 million to settle those cases. That same year, the UK’s Prescription Medicines Code of Practice Authority found that the same company had failed to adequately describe the risks of its product in an advertisement for the drug in a medical journal.

Clue: A Greek star

Answer - LINK

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3/ Who am I? 

A huge $100 million settlement for about 1,000 ovarian cancer lawsuits has been reached between this pharmaceutical company and plaintiffs' product lawyers. More recently it announced it was earmarking $4 billion to cover the anticipated cost of the their product's lawsuits. The product in question was a popular over-the-counter talcum powder.

The same company have also had 13,400 lawsuits filed against them for another of their products.  In July 2016, a Philadelphia jury awarded $70 million to Andrew Yount, a Tennessee teen who blamed their product for causing him to develop female-size breasts.

Their own internal studies showed that nearly 5% of children using their product can develop gynecomastia (a condition of overdevelopment or enlargement of the breast tissue in men or boys) - However, they hid this information from the regulators and the public.

Clue: Two of AC/DC's vocalists

Answer - LINK

You're welcome.

Bob Fiddaman

Friday, September 10, 2021

#WorldSuicidePreventionDay

 



Today is #WorldSuicidePreventionDay

A subject that has, seemingly, been forgotten about during the times we live in. 

For some, suicide was a choice, a means to end their misery. For others, it was out of their control, pushed over the edge by prescription drug-induced #Akathisia.

Today, many suicide prevention orgs will be calling for more mental health screening, a route by where a depressed person can unknowingly agree to the very same treatment that can cause akathisia. 

These suicide prevention orgs are, in the main, supported and funded by the corporation's that manufacture these types of drugs. 

Create awareness wherever you are. Look out for your loved ones and your neighbours. Research the term 'Akathisia' and make it a household name.

https://missd.co/

Bob Fiddaman


Tuesday, September 07, 2021

Informed Consent - Irrelevant, Inappropriate Spam

 

Spam

irrelevant or inappropriate messages sent on the internet to a large number of recipients.

Following on from 'Are Nurses Conspiracy Theorists?', which contained a video of nurses who gathered at a town hall in Minnesota to air their views about the safety and efficacy of the vaccine, I now have to report that Facebook have deemed that the 1 hour plus presentation is deemed to be going against Facebook's "community standards". (Fig 1)


Fig 1

It seems a bizarre move by the social media giant given that they are, allegedly, all about correct information being disseminated on their platform. What can be more 'on the ball' than nurses working the front lines in hospitals? Or are Facebook suggesting they are 'tin-foil hat' wearers?

If you've not seen the video yet, then I highly recommend it.

Today, I share another video. It was posted by Instagram user, kaitlinjaramillo, and features two women who show us all the patient information leaflet that accompanies the current Covid vaccines. Obviously, one cannot take a video at face value, so I did some digging into this.

It appears it's not the first video to hit social media regarding the, for want of a better word, "lack" of information being handed out to pharmacists and, indeed patients.

The reasoning behind this "lack" of information is equally baffling.

Here's the video:


According to Truthmeter, an apparent fact-finding website, patient inserts on vaccines are intentionally left blank because data is constantly changing. Instead, the blank pages offer the reader a QR code and a website on which the latest vaccine information is published.

This, at first glance, appears all well and good, however, you can only access the website if you are  a Healthcare Professional in the US. Patient's, it appears, cannot access what is, in essence, theirs. (Fig 2)

Fig 2 (Click on image to enlarge)

So, with Facebook, seemingly, cautioning people who post access to information regarding the vaccine, and Janssen, a pharmaceutical company, only allowing healthcare professionals access to this information, where does that leave the consumer?

It appears Janssen will only allow healthcare professionals access, this includes nurses who, according to the definition of the word 'Spam' sees Facebook flagging such posts because they are "irrelevant or inappropriate" (Fig 3)

Fig 3


What's more "irrelevant or inappropriate", access to patient safety information or no access to patient safety information?

These are the times we are living in, folks!

Bob Fiddaman

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