Saturday, April 30, 2022

Electric Vehicles


Electric Vehicles

The Unintended Consequences!

Written by Jim “Gymbeaux” Brown April 30, 2022

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There is an obvious move towards electric cars; part of the Green New Deal.  I recently read an email that a friend sent to me showing how electric car owners are outraged that some states are now adding an annual fee for both Hybrid cars and especially Electric car.  If the object of purchasing an electric car was to reduce the dependency upon fossil fuels, that objective may be met by purchasing such a car.  However, electric cars must still transit our roads and highways and cross our bridges and pass through our tunnels.  Most of these avenues are funded and maintained by through the collecting of taxes on the sale of gasoline products. 


If you have never given much consideration to the amount of taxes collected, you should.  If everyone were to suddenly own and operate an electric car, there would be no such funds to maintain and build our highway system.  Do you honestly believe that the same government that promotes electric car ownership is going to simply give away the ungodly amounts of money it currently receives via gasoline taxes?  The simple answer is Hell No!  Check out this site to see how much money YOU pay in gasoline taxes in YOUR state and then go to the bottom of the site to add in what the Federal Government receives through the federal tax is collects on each gallon of gasoline.  Contrary to popular belief, California is NOT the highest gasoline tax in the country, that honor goes to Pennsylvania, the state where I believe oil was originally discovered in America.  I checked my state of Louisiana.  State gasoline tax is 20 cents A GALLON!  And…according to the site, the Federal Government adds an additional 18.4 cents A GALLON bringing the total for Louisiana to 38.4 cents A GALLON in collected taxes that neither the State or the Feds would be collecting if I purchased an electric car.  Doesn’t sound like a lot until you multiply that by hundreds of thousands if not millions of people across the United States.  Then suddenly you realize the magnitude of the problem that both the State government and the Federal government has created for themselves by promoting electric vehicles as well as other tools that use gasoline like lawnmowers.  Neither will let the reduced tax revenues stand without taking actions to tax us in other ways!  That is what governments do!

WHAT IS MOTOR FUEL TAX REVENUE USED FOR?  (from the above linked site)

In 2019, revenues from the transportation fund were over $44 billion (with a B).

Depending on the jurisdiction, some of the revenue from gasoline and diesel taxes can only be used for transportation related programs like improving infrastructure. Other jurisdictions allow the revenues to be added to the general fund which is used for a variety of programs.

The emboldened and underlined portion of the above excerpt was done by me to emphasize that while the axes are “said” to be collected to improvement maintain our highway system, in reality only a portion of the tax is used for that purpose.  The question then arises as to what happens to government funded organizations and projects that will not experience a reduction in the amount of money, they receive because of reduced gasoline consumption?  Also, what happens to road construction, road maintenance and related salaries when the income from the gasoline is reduced?  This is what is referred to as collateral damage.  Every action has a corresponding reaction and this is a perfect example.

Is it fair to everyone who buys gasoline to now singularly have the burden to shoulder the  cost of maintaining our highways?  Or should people who no longer buy gasoline be exempt from the responsibility of maintaining the roads they transit in their electric cars?  Can you understand why gasoline car owners are angry that they now support the highways and their fellow citizens who take advantage of the same roadways, do not?  Can you also understand why electric car owners who bought electric cars to supposedly support the desire to move away from fossil fuels are now angry because they are being taxed for purchasing such a car or truck?

The hit on State and Federal revenues projects to be enormous as more and more people are purchasing not only electric cars and trucks but also electric lawnmowers and other tools at home and in businesses that heretofore used gasoline powered tools.  Knowing how our government works, they will NOT allow this to stand, they simply won’t!  As long as the current government continues to grow and expand, we the people will be continually taxed, one way or another.

Our government has NEVER known a tax it didn’t like!  Once a tax is imposed, it is rarely if ever reduced or eliminated; that’s the way our government operates!

As Paul Harvey has said, “and now for the rest of the story.”  The rest of the story is very simple to understand.  Most if not all of the electric batteries come from China or at least the elements required to make them come from China.  That puts China in the position of simply stopping the flow of batteries and/or elements to the United States to put us in a very difficult predicament.  That is not the end of the story because batteries die and must be replaced.  Replacing them again puts us in the cross-hairs and mercy of China.  Still, there is another aspect of all of these batteries that none of the folks promoting the Green New Deal seemed to have addressed.  What do you do with all of the batteries that die and need disposing of?  Do you then dump them into the ocean or use them for landfill debris?  How is that helping the environment and planet.  We have learned this lesson from windmill parts that now have to be disposed of and no one know quite how to properly do it.  The same will apply to disused electric car batteries WHICH BY THE WAY ARE VERY EXPENSIVE TO REPLACE.



Monday, April 18, 2022




Written by Jim “Gymbeaux” Brown April 18, 2022


The X22 Report on April 17, 2020, referenced a post made by “Relentless Truth.”  It began with a simple question made in the form of a statement: 

“Still waiting for Liberals to explain…”  I could just as easily include “main stream media” in that statement so it would read, “Still waiting for Liberals and the Main Stream Media to explain…” 

  • Where did the flu go in 2020?
  • Why the global death count didn’t change in 2020?
  • Why COVID didn’t wipe out the homeless population?
  • Why billions of healthy people were quarantined for the first time in history?
  • Why COVID avoided Africa?
  • Why COVID avoided places that didn’t lockdown?
  • Why a piece of fruit and a goat tested positive?
  • Why the majority of positive cases at the beginning of the pandemic were people who hadn’t left their homes?
  • Why COVID was the first virus in history where the majority of people who supposedly had it were “asymptomatic?”
  • Why lockdowns did NOTHING to slow the spread?
  • Why the vaccinated did NOTHING to slow the spread?
  • Why we’ve seen a 1,000% spike in myocarditis in children?
  • Why football stadiums were filled with maskless people while our children were muzzled in the classroom?
  • Why the violent riots of 2020 weren’t super spreader events?
  • Why the MSM doesn’t even cover the millions of adverse reactions and tens of thousands of deaths reported to VAERS?

To this list, I could also add:

  • Why are the voices of people with different opinions censored and not addressed at all and in most cases banned from social media platforms?
  • Why are independent journalists covering all aspects of COVID especially using the scientific knowledge of medical professionals and the MSM is not?
  • Why are hospitals using a PCR test to identify people who may have COVID when the inventor of the PCR test specifically said the test was never designed or meant for such testing?
  • Why isn’t the MSM covering the obscene amount of money hospitals receive for testing for covid, and more money if the failed tests are COVID positive, more money if the patient is admitted to the hospital for COVID, more money if the hospital administers Remdesivir, more money if the patient is placed on a ventilator and finally even more money if the patient dies and the hospital declares the cause of death as COVID?
  • Why are family doctors knowing that there are medications readily available to treat COVID NOT prescribing those medications to their COVID patients?
  • Why are the politicians in Washington DC fighting so hard to get EVERYONE vaccinated and boostered with experimental drug therapies?
  • Why aren’t YOU asking these questions and demanding that they be answered? 

If you were to look at a baseball box score, you would see the names of the players that played in the game, the number of times they went to bat, the number of hits they got, the number of walks they got and the number of runs they scored – FOR BOTH TEAMS, WINNERS AND LOSERS.  In other words, you can draw a mental picture of the game because you have a great many facts on which to form the picture in your mind without having seen or heard the game.  This is NOT what has been happening with the COVID issue or the any of the news of the day.  We get only ONE side of the picture, the side the news media wants us to see and hear.  It is like the difference between a black & white photograph and a color photograph.  We are being fed black & white images when there is an entire world of color to see.  

The biggest question of all is WHY?  Why are we seeing only the side of COVID that the government and apparently the main stream media want us to hear and see?  There can be only one reason and we have been told what that reason is if you read Agenda 21 and Agenda 30 – the depopulation of the planet!  The United Nations wrote both Agendas and they feel issues like Climate Change can only be controlled by eliminating 13 of every 14 people on the planet.  I’m not making this up, research it yourself otherwise you will NEVER believe what I have just written.  You may also want to research the Georgia Guide Stones. 

The goals are to form a one-world-government, a one-world-religion, reduce the world’s population to 500,000,000 and put the elites in charge and everyone else becomes slaves of the elites.  Another word for this is Communism.  Using the term one-world-government is like putting earrings on a pig; it is still a pig! It really is that simple yet very few people see it happening.  In fact, a great many people have become the “useful idiots” described by Vladmir Lenin of the former Soviet Union.  Such people are doing the dirty work for these very evil people and unwittingly helping the elites to achieve their goals more through their apathy than by their intentions.  More importantly, none of this would have ever have happened had the main stream media not covered up the truths about COVID and the truths about why COVID was intentionally spread upon the world. 

If YOU are NOT asking WHY, I have to ask, 


Saturday, April 9, 2022

Ukraine War; I Have Some Questions, Do You?


I Have Some Questions; Do You?

Written by Jim “Gymbeaux” Brown April 9, 2022


DISCLAIMER:  I am NOT a supporter of Vladmir Putin!  However, I do have some questions that you simply do not see asked on any of the news programs on any of the channels, both national and local.  Here they are: 

If YOU were the leader of a nation (Russia),  why would YOU direct and/or encourage YOUR military to commit what would obviously be recognized as WAR CRIMES?  I wouldn’t!  Would you? 

If YOU were the leader of a nation (Russia), why would YOU conduct military operations that YOU know would draw the United States and its allies into a World War III situation that could involve nuclear weapons that would effectively enact the Doomsday Scenario that people have feared ever since the early 1950s?  It would be self-destruction for sure?  I wouldn’t!  Would you? 

If YOU were the leader of a nation (Russia), why would YOU leave evidence of obvious War Crimes that people could take photos/videos of or in effect leave witnesses to the crimes allegedly committed?  I wouldn’t!  Would you? 

If YOU were the leader of a nation (Ukraine), would YOU plead with countries all around the world for more drastic weapons of war IF YOUR country were actually winning the war?  I wouldn’t!  Would you? 

If YOU were the leader of a nation (Russia), would YOU leave the evidence that would be required to encourage countries like the United States to respond to the world’s outrage over the photos/videos being shown on national news media outlets by providing another nation (Ukraine) with weapons such as fighter jets and even bombers?  I wouldn’t!  Would you? 

If YOU were the leader of a nation (Russia), would YOU permit more than thirty Biolabs that YOU KNOW experimented with bioweapons, to be operational within mere miles of your border?  I wouldn’t!  Would you? 

If YOU were the leader of a nation (Russia), would YOU turn your back on a military force of another nation (Ukraine) that was attacking people (Donbas) of YOUR nation (Russia)?  I wouldn’t!  Would you? 

If YOU were the leader of a nation (Russia), would YOU refrain from striking civilian infrastructures like hospitals, schools and residential homes that were being used by another nation (Ukraine) as military sites from which to attack YOU?  I wouldn’t!  Would you? 

If YOU, an American citizen, were to watch EVERY major news outlet including local news broadcasts and you heard the exact same reports on EVERY channel regarding an ongoing war that told only one side of the issue, would you believe all of the identical stories to be true?  Before you answer, remember the same news media outlets told you for over THREE YEARS that President Trump had colluded with Russia to win an election; that the COVID vaccines would prevent you from contacting COVID; that facial masks would keep you from contracting COVID and/or spreading COVID; that there was no election fraud, etc.  I wouldn’t!  Would you? 

If YOU could trace Nazism from World War II Germany in the 1930s and 40s to Nazi style military units in Ukraine in 2022, would YOU simply ignore their presence and consider them as not to be a threat to your country just across the border?  I wouldn’t!  Would you? 

UPDATE:  The news just reported that Russia had sent a missile into a Ukraine train station and killed 54 people and wounded many others.  The report said that the “Russian” missile had the words, “for the children” written on the side of it.  Back to the questions from above.  If YOU were the Russian Leader, and you knew that the last thing you wanted to do was to provoke America into militarily joining in the fight, would you encourage or permit your troops to intentionally fire a missile into a group of civilians?  Would YOU encourage or permit your troops to put such a vile message on the side of the missile?  If YOU were the leader of America, would you summarily dismiss the Russian report that they no longer use such a missile and that the missile had to have come from a source other than Russia?  To my knowledge no such questions have been asked nor answered. 

These are only questions.  If you haven’t asked yourself questions such as these, it is quite possible that you are not getting the full story of the war in Ukraine.  In this regard, I strongly encourage you to do your own research on Operation Mockingbird.  Here is a link to get you started:  If the link does not work, copy and paste it to your web browser.  Our news media has been complicit in reporting only the news that IT and OUR government want you to hear and see.  This was never more evident than during the Vietnam War when the government falsified statistics and then provided the major news outlets with the storylines the government wanted you to hear and see to encourage you to take the side of our government in a war that we were “supposedly” winning.  How did that work out for everyone?  We have been lied to by our news outlets AND our government for decades and decades.  It is actually a form of brainwashing when you get ONLY one very tainted side of every story reported by every news outlet.  People believe that since they all say the same thing, what they say MUST be true.  I have not felt that way for a very long time.  Social Media has changed all that, at least for me. 

I have turned the news off.  I watch the local news only to hear what the latest weather forecast is.  Once I realized that not only was the media lying to me, I also began to pick out words and phrases uttered by the talking heads that were used to inject THEIR PERSONAL OPINIONS about the stories they broadcasted, ALL OF THEM!  The media no longer asks and answers the questions that were once taught to journalists.  Who, What, Where and Why?  The various news stations/outlets at one time seemed to be in competition to get the most important news stories, FIRST.  But they also required verification of those stories BEFORE they were ever aired.  Now the stories are aired FIRST and then sometimes make an attempt to verify them.  As a result, a lot of false news stories are broadcast and thus the term FAKE NEWS appeared.  Now they all just repeat the same stories from channel to channel to channel.  It is extremely rare when you hear BOTH sides of a story.  A perfect example of this was the George Floyd story.  All we heard for months was how the police officer murdered George Floyd.  The entire world went nuts.  The media and the public convicted the police officer before he ever went to trial.  It was impossible for him to get a fair trial.  We much later heard about the drugs that Floyd had within his system that could have led to his death, yet the police officer was convicted anyway even though actual photos revealed his knee was NOT on Floyd’s neck.  He was convicted by public opinion and only 12 members of the public, the jury, actually saw any of the evidence.  Yet given all of the violence that surrounded this case, could the jury have come to any other verdict?  I don’t think so, that is MY OPINION.  I don’t know if he was guilty or not and neither do most of the people who read this Nugget – they were not there at the hearing or in the jury room. 

The Ukraine/Russia war coverage is being seen only from the Ukraine side of the story.  Putin made comments regarding his motives but they were summarily rebuked as being false with no further explanation nor exploration as to THEIR validity.  I am not suggesting that they are true and accurate only that he made them.  I am however, suggesting that the media made no effort to confirm or prove them to be false.  NONE. 

One final suggestion.  Watch the movie Ukraine on Fire.  You can find it on the Internet.  It shows you the creation of modern-day Ukraine had its roots in World War II Germany.  The movie was released in 2016; the events after 2016 are not included in the film and that makes the documentary more meaningful and puts current events into an even more disturbing light. 

My point!  If you and I get only one side of a story, how do you know what you are being told is true?  You/I don’t!  But as Joseph Goebbels of WWII Germany said, 

“If you tell a lie beg enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it.  The lie can be maintained only for such time as the State can shield the people from the political, economic and/or military consequences of the lie.  It thus becomes vitally important for the State to use all of its powers to repress dissent, for the truth is the mortal enemy of the lie, and thus by extension, the truth is the greatest enemy of the State.” 

If YOU substitute “the government AND the news media” for the word “YOU” in the above quote the meaning becomes more relevant to 2022: 

“If the government and the news media tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it.  The lie can be maintained only for such time as they can shield the people from the political, economic and/or military consequences of the lie.  It thus becomes vitally important for the government and news media to use all of their powers to repress dissent, for the truth is the mortal enemy of the lie, and thus by extension, the truth is the greatest enemy of the government and news media.” 

The lie can be maintained only for such time as they can shield the people from the truth!  If you can control what the media reports, the lie can be maintained almost forever.  Social media has become the platform for what is known as “independent journalists.”  These journalists are not restricted as to what they can say and not say.  They report what they have discovered.  Do they only report the truth?  Absolutely not.  But what they do is to at least ask questions like the questions listed at the beginning of this Nugget.  When you start to ask questions, you run the risk of finding answers that may not have previously met your expectations, right or wrong.  But…when everyone seems to be speaking the exact same language on the news broadcasts, HUGE RED FLAGS should go up in your consciousness.  Sadly, those red flags seem to be nonexistent and instead, people simply believe what they have been told to believe.  For the record, I am NOT one of those people.  I believe there is an entirely different truth to the stories being reported about the war in Ukraine.  I implore anyone reading this to do their own research and come to their own conclusions; not the conclusions that the news media AND OUR GOVERNMENT want you to believe. 

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Car Insurance Rates


Car Insurance Rates

Written by Jim “Gymbeaux” Brown April 6, 2022


Take a look at the following site that ranks States by the average cost of car insurance.  Amongst all the states, Louisiana is the most expensive state with an average auto insurance premium of $2,839 per year, a 19% increase in rates from 2020.  If you go to the site, you will see that the Number 2 state on the list is Michigan at $2112, not even close to Louisiana.  Check the site for yourself:

Why is Louisiana at the top of the list?  The website gives you the criteria as to how the states are ranked.  One reason could be the number of insurance claims submitted.  The following statement from the website shines light on this belief: 

“In Louisiana, uninsured and underinsured drivers combined with easy lawsuits are the major factors in pushing up rates. According to the III, it is estimated that 11.7% of drivers in the state are cruising the roads uninsured.” 

I believe there is another reason, attorneys which fits in very nicely to the “easy lawsuits” included in the above excerpt!  I did my own study of sorts by watching the 12:00 pm broadcast of the local news.  There are 3 television channels in the New Orleans area so I assume that the same people advertise on all three channels.  During the period 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm on just one local news channel, THIRTEEN advertisements appeared promoting what attorneys could do for you.  Of the thirteen, three appeared more than once and one appeared three times.  I have been watching this for several months and there must be at least an additional 10 attorneys that run ads on the local networks.  Most of them suggest that if you were in accident and hurt, call them.  One advertises that if you were in an accident with a “truck with a name on it”, call them.  This suggests that since the “name” represents a commercial business, they have “deep pockets” and by that, I mean they would probably prefer to settle than to go to court because they have deep pocket insurance policies. 

The only people with the “deep pockets” are the attorneys who are making a lot of money on insurance claims.  How else could they possibly justify the cost of running television advertisements during prime watching hours? I am not suggesting that these TV attorneys are involved in “staged auto accidents” but there are people including attorneys and physicians who are.  Check this statement out:  

The latest indictment brings the number of individuals charged in the investigation to 47. Going back to 2020, there have been 30 guilty pleas and the first sentences to jail or home detention for those who copped a plea. 

FORTY-SEVEN people with THIRTY already pleading guilty.  (As of April 5, there are now THRITY-TWO that have pled guilty or found guilty.)  You may be reading this and thanking God that you don’t live in Louisiana or Michigan or anyone of the top States listed.  What happens in Louisiana can and probably will eventually happen in every state.  Part of the high auto insurance costs relate to vandalism and car theft.  Crime is rampant in New Orleans.  The last report I saw indicated there were over 103 carjackings just in the month of March.  This all answers the question, why are car insurance rates so high in Louisiana?  Let me count the reasons: 

  1. Television attorneys
  2. Rampant Crime
  3. Stages auto accidents
  4. Political Leadership that either is unable to address the crime problem or just won’t address the crime problem
Citizens of Louisiana or any other State can only control #4, politicians.  We elect them but do we really hold them accountable for the actions they take or the actions they fail to take.  I do not believe we do.  Most people do not vote for the actual person as much as they vote for the small letter (r) or (d) or (i) that follows the person’s name and therein lies reason #5 NOT listed above, partisan politics.  In Louisiana we actually elect the Insurance Commissioner.  We also elect the Governor and our local Mayors.  I am not sure the Insurance Commissioner can do much about the onslaught of crime in our major cities but the Governor and Mayor should but don’t.  They either do not want to truly address the root causes of the people committing the crimes or the obscene laws that release far too many repeat criminals back onto the streets.  The real question of violent crime is in the hands of the voters but the voters don’t seem to care about crime when they continually elect and reelect the same people.  That is the 2022 definition of insanity.  Reelect the same people but this time, expecting different results.  How is that working out for everyone? 






For all the rest of the 49 states, don’t laugh, you are probably next!