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Did Francis Collins or Anthony Fauci have any role in the slow torture death of beagle puppies in Tunisia?

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As now alleged? Many Americans, scared by COVID-19, treated the medical bureaucrat as some sort of trusted family doctor, despite the shifting, contradictory looniness of government responses. And Francis Collins, of course, is the famed Christian evolutionist…

Thus, most people probably don’t want to hear this story. But, assuming it holds up, at least some of us had better. Some U.S. legislators want answers:

White Coat Waste claims that 44 beagle puppies were used in a Tunisia, North Africa, laboratory, and some of the dogs had their vocal cords removed, allegedly so scientists could work without incessant barking.

Leading the effort is Rep. Nancy Mace (R-S.C.), writing a letter to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) saying the cordectomies are “cruel” and a “reprehensible misuse of taxpayer funds.”

“Our investigators show that Fauci’s NIH division shipped part of a $375,800 grant to a lab in Tunisia to drug beagles and lock their heads in mesh cages filled with hungry sand flies so that the insects could eat them alive,” White Coat Waste told Changing America. “They also locked beagles alone in cages in the desert overnight for nine consecutive nights to use them as bait to attract infectious sand flies.”

Christian Spencer, “Bipartisan legislators demand answers from Fauci on ‘cruel’ puppy experiments” at The Hill (October 22, 2021)

This story was circulating in Canada more than six weeks ago and we learn why the dogs’ vocal cords were removed:

WCW said that the dogs were being “eaten alive” by the flies.

As part of the study, sedated dogs were locked in cages in the desert for nine consecutive nights, where starved sand flies were free to feed on them.

In July, WCW published an exposé that found the NIAID sent $424,455 of taxpayer money to the University of Georgia for experiments focusing on infecting beagles with parasite-carrying flies.

14 House GOP members wrote a letter in late July to the National Institute of Health director Francis Collins, who oversees the NIAID, demanding answers on why taxpayer money is being used for overseas animal research.

Hannah Nightingale, “Cruel experiment forcing dogs to be ‘eaten alive’ by sand flies funded by Fauci’s NIAID” at PostMillennial (September 1, 2021)

The story originated the same day at The Federalist:

Unlike the first beagle experiment, the most recently uncovered one was performed overseas in Tunisia where, according to WCW, “the NIH has no oversight and there are no laws protecting animals used in experiments.”

In the Tunisia study, the researchers starved the flies to make them hungry and “the sand flies were then allowed to feed on the sedated dogs…”

In a second part of the Fauci-funded experiments in Tunisia, experimenters locked beagles in cages alone in the desert for nine consecutive nights, using them as bait to attract infectious sand flies.

Evita Duffy, “Watchdog Report: Fauci’s NIAID Funded Experiment Forcing Dogs To Be ‘Eaten Alive’ By Infected Flies” at The Federalist (September 21, 2021)

It would be good to hear that it isn’t true but The Hill is taking it seriously.

The Babylon Bee has the right take on the overall problem here:

“Puppy torture is science,” said Fauci angrily. “So is grafting baby scalps onto lab mice and engineering viruses that kill millions! I AM SCIENCE! I AM GOD!!!” Fauci then threw back his head and laughed maniacally at the sky…

According to several sources, millions of progressives have quietly thrown away their Fauci pillows, candles, and plush dolls.

Health, “Fauci Says Attacking Puppy Torture Is An Attack On Science” at Babylon Bee (October 23, 2021)

We’ve been warning for some time that “Trust the Science” is going to take a huge — and well-deserved — beating among intelligent people. This’ll help that along.

Hat tip: Ken Francis, co-author with Theodore Dalrymple of The Terror of Existence: From Ecclesiastes to Theatre of the Absurd

17 Replies to “Did Francis Collins or Anthony Fauci have any role in the slow torture death of beagle puppies in Tunisia?

  1. 1
    Seversky says:

    You really have it in for Fauci and Collins, don’t you? Better to trust The Federalist, I suppose.

  2. 2
    Seekers says:

    Seversky,

    You seem to want to defend such barbarism.

  3. 3
    polistra says:

    Torture attracts psychopaths like flies to a wound.

  4. 4
    Sandy says:

    Haha , Seversky blinked. He forgot for a second to hide what means to be darwinst and his mask fell off. Yes Seversky puppies , humans are the same on the insane world of materialism.

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    Belfast says:

    Seversky: The accusation is in a letter to the NIH by Rep Nancy Mace and co-signed by Reps. Cindy Axne (D-Iowa), Cliff Bentz (R-Ore.), Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.), Rick Crawford (R-Ark.), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.), Scott Franklin (R-Fla.), Andrew Garbarino (R-N.Y.), Carlos Gimenez (R-Fla.), Jimmy Gomez (D-Calif.), Josh Gottheimer (D-N.J.), Fred Keller (R-Pa.), Ted Lieu (D-Calif.), Lisa McClain (R-Mich.), Nicole Malliotakis (R-N.Y.), Brian Mast (R-Fla.), Scott Perry (R-Pa.), Bill Posey (R-Fla.), Mike Quigley (D-Ill.), Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-Calif.), Maria E. Salazar (R-Fla.), Terri Sewell (D-Ala.), Daniel Webster (R-Fla.) and Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.)
    But you should not lose any sleep; Fauci is the master of the non-explanatory explanation.

  7. 7
    johnnyb says:

    Can someone tell me what is the purpose of such experiments? What was anyone even expecting to learn?

  8. 8
    polistra says:

    JohnnyB: The purpose was Viagra for the psychopaths. Same purpose as the “pandemic”.

  9. 9
    News says:

    To all above: I thought hard about addressing this matter, then noted that The Hill has taken it up and an Australian outlet is treating it as news.

    Reminded me of the stories I’d heard from when Edward VIII was fooling around with Wallis Simpson in the mid-Thirties. In that case, the U.S. media was running with the story but the Brit media was silent… Edward, of course, abdicated in favour of George VI (father of Elizabeth II, still queen) rather than give up Mrs. Simpson.

    My point is, if a story might reflect badly on Approved people, I don’t necessarily expect Correct media to cover it. Rather, I look for leaks in the news system where someone IS covering it.

    The Hill can’t help covering it because all those reps signed that letter. If The Hill stays mum, it reflects directly on their value as a news source to their key market.

    The picture is beginning to fill in as to why Collins resigned. Not saying he was involved; saying that it was probably not a good desk to own any more. This story’s out there. Lord knows what else is out there.

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    chuckdarwin says:

    I generally take reportage by The Federalist with a grain of salt. However, if there is even a grain of truth to this story that connects US researchers or administrators to this disgusting incident, there needs to be some serious jail time doled out, no matter how far up the chain it goes…..

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    Seversky says:

    I would have strong objections to such experiments but I would first want to confirm that the experiments were conducted as described. I would want to know the purpose of the experiments and I would also want to discover if those who disbursed the funds knew they would be used to pay for these specific experiments.

  12. 12
    ET says:

    A proper investigation will uncover the facts.

  13. 13
    Querius says:

    There was probably some legitimate need to research sand flies.

    – But why beagle puppies?
    – Why the cruelty?
    – Why no oversight?
    – Why no moral objections?

    Top 10 Most Disturbing Human Experiments Performed in the U.S.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0EtEFf6Bm_I

    These experiments certainly violated the Nuremberg Code
    https://research.unc.edu/human-research-ethics/resources/ccm3_019064/

    –“Permissible Medical Experiments.” Trials of War Criminals before the Nuremberg Military Tribunals under Control Council Law No. 10. Nuremberg October 1946 – April 1949, Washington. U.S. Government Printing Office (n.d.), vol. 2., pp. 181-182.

    And finally, why were these principles applied only to Nazi doctors?

    -Q

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    zweston says:

    @chuckydarwin at 10… why should they be imprisoned according to your worldview? Is a sense of justice something you inherited from evolution?

  15. 15
    Querius says:

    Zweston,

    I doubt you’ll get an answer to your question, but don’t forget that Nazi doctors were convinced that the knowledge and means to control evolution gave them the moral imperative to do so in order to create “the master race.” I’m sure that when they went on trial at Nuremberg, they thought it was so unfair.

    At least the medical experiments done on Fauci’s puppies were not performed on Jews as the Germans did during the Second World War or the on African Americans and newborn babies as the U.S. did following the war:

    Top 10 Most Disturbing Human Experiments Performed in the U.S.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0EtEFf6Bm_I

    -Q

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    zweston says:

    I will tell you I don’t plan to watch the link. Abortion is an abomination, and I can’t think of anything worse…other than selling off the parts for research and transplanting baby scalps on rodents. I so want Jesus to come back and take care of all of this!

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    Querius says:

    Zweston,

    Yeah, me too. But what’s amazing is that only a few years after the self-righteous indignation against the Nazis, American researchers were doing horrific medical experiments themselves without fear of prosecution and hanging. Even on newborn babies! It made me sick.

    So, I guess cruelty to puppies and terminating babies as they’re being born should not be surprising. There are monsters throughout our society and the world–and the world protects them!

    Incidentally, I just finished reading Robert Lustig’s (M.D.) new book, Metabolical. It explains why there’s such an epidemic of obesity, diabetes, and heart disease in the U.S. and what we can do to avoid these non-infectious diseases. It also covers the shocking amount of fraud and deception in the Big Food and Big Pharma industries and their mouthpieces, the USDA and the FDA.

    The love of money is the root of far more evil than I’d ever imagined!

    -Q

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