TheESP – Ep. #301 –
mRNA vaccines are NOT gene therapy



We’re back in the saddle for another 300!

Before we start today we reflect on the COP26 fiasco, celebrate the recent golden thin-foil hat award and the Russians’ latest adventures in space. Also don’t miss next week’s SiTP Online with Richards Saunders! (Pontus to moderate). This week marks the 162nd anniversary of Darwin’s On the Origins of Species and Joe Biden can still eat the holy crackers. Then we go into the news:

  • AUSTRIA: Country goes on a nationwide lockdown and announces the coming of vaccine mandates
  • GERMANY: Covid numbers soaring
  • GERMANY: Jens Spahn says Germans will be ‘vaccinated, cured or dead’ by the end of winter
  • GERMANY: Bayer president wrongly calls mRNA vaccines GeneTherapy, feeding new avalanche of misinformation
  • SWEDEN: Cough syrup is hocus-pocus according to researcher
  • AUSTRIA: Ivermectine is sold out in Austria
  • ITALY: Homeopath dies after refusing vaccination
  • FRANCE: French couple wins legal fight over wind ‘turbine syndrome’
  • INTERNATIONAL: Warning against fake shops during Black Week
  • INTERNATIONAL: Measles outbreaks to be expected with vaccination schedules lagging
  • UKRAINE: Ukrainians like to spend their money on non-proven products

The Waldorf School in Freiburg gets today’s Really Wrong Award for faking mask exemptions which led to over 100 covid cases.


Segments: Intro; Greetings; This Week In Skepticism; Pontus Pokes The Pope; News; Really Wrong; Quote And Farewell; Outro; Out-Takes;
0:00:27 INTRO




0:23:37 NEWS



    “There’s no room for facts when our minds are occupied by fear.”
    Hans Rosling (27 July 1948 – 7 February 2017), Swedish physician, academic, and public speaker. /

0:59:24 OUTRO

1:00:39 OUT-TAKES

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