William de Berg, COVID-19 Vaccine Wars and Waves

William de Berg The vaccine wars are heating up.   On the one side, there is the Western champion, Pfizer, allied with BioNtech and the Gates Foundation.   It has largely defeated its two main rivals, AstraZeneca (AZ) and Johnson & Johnson (J&J), the former of which was very fast out of the starting gate before being banned from a number of nations around the Western world.   On the other side are the two main Chinese competitors Sinovac and Sinopharm, with the Russian Sputnik V tagging along behind with Indian and other…

William De Berg, The Pandemic That Wasn’t

William De Berg [Author’s note:  This article has been updated due to revision of some data and inclusion of newer data. Plus an updated graph has been substituted 2 May 2021.] Many have argued since its inception that COVID-19 was not the pandemic that governments and medical establishments and the media have led us to believe.    The COVID-19 outbreak on the Diamond Princess cruise ship in early March—still the best controlled COVID-19 data—was the first telling sign:  over 3000 passengers tested, 712 found COVID virus positive, 13 died.   The case-fatality…

William de Berg, The Late, Once-Great American Judiciary

William de Berg The United States Constitution, despite some initial flaws necessary to achieve a consensus and jumpstart the new American republic (e.g., the provision counting slaves as 3/5 of a person), is one of the great documents in history and has served the nation well during the almost 250 years since its inception.   But, lots of nations, even dictatorships, have impressive Constitutions on paper, promising human rights, free elections, and the rule of law.  What transforms the ideals of any Constitution into the reality of a thriving, successful democracy…

William de Berg, Why the U.S. “Color” Revolution Failed—The Wrong Color?

William de Berg “Color Revolution” is a term that is used to denote the use of color symbolism to define revolutionary movements designed to topple governments around the world.  Some of the most famous of these are the orange revolution in the Ukraine, the rose revolution in Georgia, the saffron revolution in Burma, and the various green revolutions throughout the Arab Spring. The U.S. and other western governments have played an important role in fomenting and planning many of these revolutions and, when successful, the typical outcome of these revolutions…