Diaper Report: 05/21/2024

  • May 22, 2024

This is a report about the power of NO! – exercised during the height of “the pandemic” by a few and that’s the tragedy.

Had more of us said NO! to being told by “experts” (and teenaged door-minders) that they must wear a “mask” to enter – and that they must close the door to their store, restaurant or gym to those who wished to enter – “the pandemic” would have lasted a few weeks rather than several years.

One man who had the courage to say NO! is Ian Smith, who refused to close Atilis Gym in New Jersey, defying the decree of New Jersey Governor-Gesundheitsfuhrer Phil Smith. Smith was arrested for his defiance and hit with more than 80 “citations” (and heavy fines attending) for having the gall to open the gym’s doors to people who were not forced to work out there.

This latter business is worth revisiting because it is not unlikely we’ll be dealing with something like it again.

After all, it’s an election year.

The last time sickness psychosis spread, people who were afraid of catching a cold were free to stay home. They were free to not go places where they feared they might catch a cold. No one was forced to leave home or go anywhere they didn’t want to go.

But people who were not afraid were told – were ordered – not to leave home and told they could not enter places where they wanted to go and where they were welcome, such as Atilis Gym – because it was open to the public.

This disease process begun decades prior to “the pandemic,” back in the mid-1960s, when private property became “public” property, as far as the law was concerned and the previously respected right of free people to freely associate was repudiated by establishing in law that people could be required to associate with those they’d rather avoid.

All of this was putatively done in the name of “civil rights,” by feigning that the matter was about remedying injustices done to blacks. But it became an injustice in itself because while it is one thing (a right thing) to assure that everyone has equal access to public places, such as schools financed by the public, it is another (and deeply wrong) thing to characterize privately owned places as “public” because the owners open their doors to the public.

A privately owned restaurant, store or gym is not owned by the “public” because the “public” does not pay the mortgage or rent or the taxes. Also, the “public” is a rhetorical device and rhetorical devices cannot own anything. The government is synonymous with “public” things because it controls things that people are forced to pay for and allowed to use – but that is a very different thing.

Private businesses such as restaurants and gyms are by definition not owned by the government and therefore ought to be under the exclusive control of the individual(s) who own them. These individuals have the same right to open – or close – the doors to their property as the owner of a private home does.

No one who is not an owner has a right to enter – or force the owner to deny entry to people he wishes to allow within, who freely wish to enter.

But the “civil rights” legislation of the mid-1960s gutted the concept of private property – and of free association, by imputing a “right” to force people to associate.

The owners of Atilis Gym said NO! to all of this.

Not just to the “COVID” stuff.

That was certainly the focus of the NO! – but implicit in that NO! is a much deeper, much more significant repudiation of the government’s assertions of ownership (via the control of it) over private property.

And that NO! was just vindicated. All of the “citations” have been flushed and – far more significantly – Gesundheitsfuhrer Smith repudiated. It is worth republishing in full the entire text of the public exultation of the owners of Atilis Gym:

“4 years ago today, we reopened Atilis Gym in direct violation of an unconstitutional order by Governor Philip Murphy to close small businesses in New Jersey.

The support we received locally, nationally, and internationally for our stand is something I will be forever grateful for.

With that being said, I am thrilled to announce that we have achieved a major victory in the long, hard fight against the State.

ALL OF THE 80+ municipal citations of violations of a governor’s order, public nuisance, disturbing the peace, and operating without a license against us have been dropped by the courts WITH prejudice. This means the State has NO ability to revist or refile these charges.

This victory opens the battlefield again and gives us options to continue to push back and bring justice to the treasonous actions of Phil Murphy and his lackies.

Again, thank you to all who supported us. We could not have done it without you.

Special thanks to our fearless attorneys – John McCann and Giancarlo Ghione. Some of the most high profile attorneys around the country ran from our case – knowing it would be a long, hard road and would make them a target of the stare. These two gentlemen stood with us through the darkest days of the storm, have not flinched, and never once cared about being in front of cameras to gain notoriety from their work.

More updates later.

Nobody is coming to save you, save yourself. Spit on your hands and hoist the black flag. No quarter. 

Suck my dick Phil Murphy.”

That’s the power of NO! 

And that’s how we recover the freedoms that have been systematically eroded over the decades – to the point that they no longer have any substance. We found out just how “free” we really are during “the pandemic.”

But we can be free again.

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