He’s not a doctor, he should not be giving medical advice screamed the media’s left wing wankerati, going on to spew spiels of irrational hate speech against Trump and decrying this previously unknown and untested drug as dangerous, useless and a quack remedy.
Hydroxychloroquine, or HCQ is neither dangereous (except to the extent that any drug is dangerous if not used properely,) or new. Formerly known as Qunine and before that as The Jesuits Bark, it has been part of western medicine for 400 years (and used by South American tribal healers long before that,) and it is on the World Health Organisation’s list of essential medicines. Furthermore, as we have previously reported, in countries where news media is not controlled by Trump haters, it is proving highly effective as a treatment (NOT a cure,) for the Chinese coronavirus.
Yale epidemiology professor Harvey Risch has hit back against critics who say he’s been the subject of personal attacks over his insistence that hydroxychloroquine is highly effective in treating COVID-19 if administered early in the disease’s progression.
In a Washington ExaminerOp-Ed, Risch writes that the pushback against his advocacy for the drug has been “furious.”
Dr. Anthony Fauci has implied that I am incompetent, notwithstanding my hundreds of highly regarded, methodologically relevant publications in peer-reviewed scientific literature. A group of my Yale colleagues has publicly intimated that I am a zealot who is perpetrating a dangerous hoax and conspiracy theory. I have been attacked in news articles by journalists who, ignorant of the full picture, have spun hit pieces from cherry-picked sources. -Harvey Risch
Risch says the personal attacks are a “dangerous distraction from the real issue of hydroxychloroquine’s effectiveness, which is solidly grounded in both substantial evidence and appropriate medical decision-making logic.”
He adds that there a no studies – published or in pre-print – which disprove his theory that HCQ should be used on high-risk outpatients, and that “assertions to the contrary, whether by Faucci, the FDA, or anyone else, are without foundation. They constitute misleading and toxic disinformation.”
Covid-19 has ‘two main stages’ according to Risch, and HCQ works well in the first, but not the second, later stage of the disease:
At the first stage, it is a flu-like illness. That illness will not kill you. If you are a high-risk patient and begin treatment immediately, you will almost certainly be done with it in a few days. When not treated, high-risk patients may progress. The virus then causes severe pneumonia and attacks many organs, including the heart. In this second stage, hydroxychloroquine is not effective.
So, as Risch points out, it’s important to distinguish which patients HCQ works best for; “Does it not work in those who have just started to have symptoms, or those sick enough to require hospitalization?”
Secondly, Risch notes that most low-risk patients, those below 60 with no underlying comorbidities, typically survive without treatment. High risk patients are those over the age of 60, or those with chronic conditions such as obesity, diabetes, hypertension, and immunocompromised individuals.
by Arthur Foxake
In this era of high tech health care and rapidly advancing developments of drug therapy, sudden infant death syndrome (cot death) is a rare thing in the developed world, around one per hundred according to World Health Organisation statistics. Given that, you might think the sudden and simultaneous deaths of twins might cause some raised eyebrows among medical professionals , especially due to the fact the had been recently vaccinated with multi – vaccine shots. In fact, if we think of the vaccine health risk controversies in recent years (primarily MMR and HPV,) it ought to warrant quite a bit of attention and a few banner headlines in the more sensationalist tabloids. However, this story went largely unreported. (In order for twins to meet the criteria for simultaneous SIDS both babies must have died independently and within the same 24 hour time period.)
PubMed reports that the twin girls, aged 3.5-months and delivered via c-section, were found dead in their crib by their mother, both laying face up. It is reported that both babies were healthy and had no serious medical history. Two days before their death, both of the girls had received their second dose of oral polio, DPT, and their first dose of hepatitis B vaccines. They had a fever the day after the vaccines and were given a teaspoon of acetaminophen.
All that and yet, “the death scene investigation, judicial investigation, parental assessment, macroscopic and microscopic autopsy findings and the toxicological analysis didn’t yield any specific cause of death.”
Because the case was so rare it was referred to a board of multidisciplinary medical professionals at the Institute of Forensic Medicine, in the Ministry of Justice, in Istanbul. And yet, the Board still decided that the data they had was consistent with SIDS.
Just reflect a moment on this: a medical journal is reporting that recently vaccinated babies both died, but it’s nothing more than the luck of the draw. No doubt the sheeple scientists will resort to their tired, old and unscientific get out of jail car, “Corrrelation does not prove causation.” Well no, it doesn’t, but in many circumstances it is a pretty good place to start looking for a causal factor. That conclusion from the ministry in Istanbul makes about as much sense as pediatrician bell – ends who claim some kids “just get fevers all the time.”)
The vaccine controversy erupts again as governments, politicized scientists and profit hungry corporations step up the bullying of parents about getting children vaccinated against minor illnesses or problems that will never afflict them (vaccinating boys against cervical cancer for example). Scaremongering involving health and particularly children’s health is a very potent weapon in the battle to suppress dissent however …
One day the truth will be revealed about the MMR vaccine and its alleged link to autism as well as a host of other health problems in young children. One question damns the case in favour of MMR as propaganda. If it is as important as health authorities say to vaccinate children against MMR, why insist on the triple vaccine when there was never a problem with a separate measles vaccine? Could Corporate Profits have something to do with it?
Vaccine Tuth: Corporate Profits Are More Important Than Public Health.
Yet more information exposing the truth about the vaccine and mass medication industry, because that is what medicine has become, an industry, a cash cow for corporate fascists. And vaccines are one of the biggest profit drivers …
If vaccines are so great that no doctor or scientist speaks against them why is there so much opposition from both the right and left of the libertarian political persuaion and so much enthusiasm from the authoritarian “progressives whith their love of big government and corporate fascism.
We have been warning you about vaccines for years. Now at last people in the health industry are finding enough conscience to stand up and say that vaccine safety problems have been covered up and it is time to put childrens’ health before corporate profit.
Dr. Paul Offit is a creator of vaccines. he is also a millionaire even though his vaccines aren’t that successful at immunising people (so sue me Offit and let me destroy you), but what he is good as is scaremongering. Thus when the Offit propaganda machine gets going a mild illness that might mean a snotty nose for a few days, suddenly becomes a rampant killer responsible for mass deaths in places you have never heard of …
As the government joins Big Pharma corporations in raising the hysteria level about the measles outbreak in Wales, The Informed Parent website has compiled some historic articles from The British Medical Journal showing that in the 1950s before Big Pharma had measles vaccines to sell, doctors did not consider the disease to pose a major risk …
Cervical Cancer takes centre stage in this latest installment of Vaccine wars. Government, medical professionals and Big Pharma are pushing for manadatory vaccination of pubescent girls but the disease takes decades to develop and the vaccine immunity wears off after five years. It is another scam to steal taxpayers’ money? Find out below …
Strangely (or perhaps absolutely predictably) little of this has been reported in mainstream media. And unfortunately I cannot link you to the site that broke the story (but I have linked to the legal rulings which are a meter of public record now) because their page has been down since the news started to go viral. Fortunately other new media publishers were onto the story by then and …
We have been warning you about vaccines for years. Now at last people in the health industry are finding enough conscience to stand up and say that vaccine safety problrms have been covered up and it is time to put childrens’ health before corporate profit …
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On June 17, with only arounf seven weeks to go before the start of the Olympic Games, the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, has declared a “state of public calamity.”
A financial crisis is preventing the state from honoring its commitments to the Olympic and Paralympic Games, the state governor told a press conference. The crisis is so severe, he said, it could eventually bring about “a total collapse in public security, health, education, mobility and environmental management.”
The authorities are now authorized to ration essential public services and the state is eligible for emergency funds from the federal government.
Recent visitors to Rio, asked how preparations for the Games are going tend to respond “not well”. The city reportedly looks like a huge construction site. Bricks and pipes are piled everywhere; a few workers lazily push wheelbarrows as if the Games were scheduled for 2017. Nobody knows what the construction sites will become, not even the people working on them:
“It’s for the Olympics” was the unanimous reply, followed by speculation about “tents for the judging panels of volleyball or soccer, I guess.”
Work on the beach volleyball arena at Copacabana Beach is at a standstill because the organizers failed to get the correct building licenses. Then the structure was damaged by waves. Only after that happened did workers erect a six-foot-high sand barrier to protect the site. The sand does not offer much protection against waves (we all learned as kids what happens to sand castles when the tide comes in) but it protects thugs; tourists are being mugged behind the embankment. A construction worker told me he’d seen a man stabbed there, and warned me to stay away. The robbers were so confident of plying their trade unmolested that they had left their backpacks and a beach chair nearby on the sand.
The unfinished beach volleyball court at Copacabana beach -doable in six weeks except the site looks abandoned according to European and American journalists.
At the Deodoro Olympic Park, which is apparently open to anyone who wants to wander in and have a nosey round, half-built grandstands were, according to people who did just that, stood abandoned in the middle of a Friday afternoon.
The few projects that have been completed don’t inspire much confidence either. In April, a newly built bike path along Rio’s seashore collapsed, killing two people.
Frequent shootouts near the Olympic arenas and on routes to them are also a concern: 76 people have been hit by stray bullets in Rio so far this year; 21 of them have died. On June 19, more than 20 men carrying assault rifles and hand grenades stormed the city’s largest public hospital to free an alleged drug kingpin in police custody, leaving one person dead and two hurt.
There’s a dearth of signs and tourist information on the streets and on public transportation to help visitors avoid the notorious Favelas, the slums where crime is rife and street gangs or drug barons are the only law. Few of the bus or tram stops displayed information about which lines go w here. Visitors could resort to asking street traders and passers-by for directions, but these people are from the Favelas. You’d better be alble to speak Portuguese and be handy with as knife or you’ll be fucked. Literally.
At this late stage it is difficult to see how the games can be a success, but you can bet the elites and corporate owned mainstream media channels will close ranks and paint a glossy picture. Those of us who watch on TV or read print media will see nothing of the rotting corpses in the side streets, alleyways and open sewers or the rats an stray dogs that feed on them. The power elites are already crapping themselves because so many of us are aware of their abject failure to manage anything except propaganda. A high profile failure such as this could finish them.
As Aristotle said: “The greatest inequalities come from efforts to make unequal things equal.
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OK, those of you who feel you must throw a hissy fit at any mention of The Daily Mail can fuck the fucking fuck off, now. This story amused me.
Married TV actor wakes up to find his testicles have been STOLEN after he is drugged in Russian bar by attractive blonde working for organ traffickers
Actor Dmitry Nikolaev, 30, was chatted up in a bar by a blonde who approached him after a performance and asked if she could buy him a drink .
He said she flirting with him then invited him to a sauna, and though he was married, he agreed to go with her.
They kissed and had some more beer and after that the actor remembers nothing,’ Moscow police said.
He woke up next day at a bus stop, feeling acute pain, and with blood on his trousers. Later in hospital, he was told that his testicles had been removed and that ‘it was done like proper surgery by someone with a medical education’. The operation was conducted in a ‘skillful way’, said police, who believe his beer was spiked by an unknown drug.
Now I have in my time explained away love bites and scratches on my back to Mrs. T, but I think even the most experienced philanderer would have trouble persuading his wife the absence of bollocks was due to a bizarre gardening accident
And my other question is who the fuck would buy a pair of second hand bollocks?
Read more at The Daily Mail:
That erudite commentator on business and economics and Cappo di Tutti Cappi, Tony Soprano once said to one of his sidekicks, “In any recession which businesses are least affected? Prostitution, gambling and organised crime.”
Our political leaders, in Britain, Europe and the USA may be telling us the recession is over and recovery is surging ahead but this impression is largely created by increasing sovereign debt and fraudulent manipulation of statistics. In fact Boggart blog recently reported that politicians have been trying to claim prostitution, drug peddling and other illegal activities are driving economic growth.
Entrepreneurs working to boost GDP (source)
The Economist however has come up with a piece of evidence based on Sopranonomics which proves this recession .now a depression) is the longest and deepest ever. And prostitution is being hit hard.
“…the internet is making the buying and selling of sex easier and safer (from what we have been told). But it’s not all Pretty Woman… not only is the oldest profession in the world seeing prices going down (the dreaded deflation) as the shift online has boosted supply by drawing more locals into the trade; but as the following four charts show, rates vary dramatically by ‘services’, ethnicity, geography, build, and bust size.
Prices going down rather than heads. That’s got to be bad news for working girls. The Economist even gave us a nice infographic showing that in an industry where earnings are based not only on range and quality of services offered, but on looks, legs, breast size, ethnicity, hair style and colour and dress sense (or lack of), earning are dropping faster while knickers are dropping less often.
Clearly then, deflation is hitting the working girls as well as their satisfied customers.
Here’s that link again, it’s actually quite interesting reading and tells us a lot about the state of society.
Sleeping With Conservatives
Could You Hug A Tory asks a feature in The Guardian some time ago. Several typical Guardian writers describe their feelings of fear and loathing when, purely in the interests of science of course, they hugged prominent members of the Conservative Party. Me? Sex is non political.
High Class Prostitutes Are Used As Bribes In Business Deals
Amsterdam’s twin Prostitutes, The Fokkens Twins Retire At 70
Lawyer speed dating
Love for sale
Practical Sex Education
Sex Education Kerfuffle
Sex On The Beach
You may remember a song by The Beatles, For The Benefit Of Mr. Kite containing a reference to the Victorian circus act Pablo Fanques Horses, but have you ever heard of Pablo Escobar’s Hippos.
Pablo Who’s what? you might well ask.
I kid you not, the gobsmackingly rich Colombian drug baron Pablo Escobar’s legacy to his nation is a herd of hippos from his private zoo. A private zoo? what does a drug baron want with a private zoo, Ian? you might well ask.
Its a fair question and one I can only answer with another question. What is a drug baron to do when he gets bored with driving gold plated Ferraris, hiring high class whores by the dozen, shooting people in the face because he dosn’t like their face and overthrowing any politician who threatens to act against the drug trade.
Start collecting exotic animals of course.
And when said drug baron gets shot in the face because some nasty, spoilsport Americans got envious of the $60 million a day (and I have to remind you this was back in 1993 when $60million was still a lot of money) and tracked down poor Pablo and shot him in the face (and just about everywhere else – well you can’t be too careful when dealing with characters like Pablo).
Small problem, while public opinion approved of Pablo being shot, nobody was going to tolerate his exotic animals being shot even though there was nobody to feed them (the feds having shot all Pablo’s staff, just in case).
The animals were put out for adoption. Well there were plenty of takers for the bush babies, koalas, meerkats and monkeys, a few for the lions and tigers but nobody wanted the hippos or the shitloads of shit that goes with them. And when a hippo gets hungry it can be quite difficult to keep them behind a wire fence.
The hippos did what Pablo should have done, they made a run for it. And as it is rather more difficult to stop an angry hippo than a degenerate drug baron nobody bothered going after them.
The hippos went forth and multiplied. By pure coincidence Columbia is a perfect environment for hippos. Unfortunately though their appearance is comical (who can forget George in Rainbow) hippos are extremely aggressive.
Hippos are an endangered species in Africa so some environmentalists have suggested rounding up the Escobar hippos and sending them over the ocean. Unfortunately, perhaps through that mysterious phenomenon known as morphic resonance, Pablo’s hippos seem to have picked up some traits from the man who imported their ancestors. Apart from accosting anyone who goes to look at them with the question, “Sorted for coke and meth?” the hippos start to breed unusually early, breed faster than wild Hippos and have this habit of killing people who try to stop them doing what they want to do.
Pablo Escobar may be dead but his spirit (and his hippos) live on.
A wise physician knows the worthlessness of most medicine – Benjamin Franklin (picture source)
A new study published today by a research team at Oxford University reveals that as many of us alternative media reporters said at the time, the drug Tamiflu, prescribed for hundreds of thousands of people during the swine flu ‘pandemic’ a few years ago, does nothing to halt the spread of influenza and the Government at that time wasted nearly £500 million OF OUR EFFING MONEY stockpiling it, a major study has found.
Are they saying vaccines and drugs are useless? You might well ask. No, what they are actually saying is that the purpose of most vaccines drugs and therapies in to make us patients for life and thus turn us into cash cows and guinea pigs for the Pharmaceutical Corporations’ profit making machine.
You many remember that the Swine Flu pandemic was going to kill squillions of people and would be so potent that when the clever scientists gave us their clever drugs to bring us back to life the disease would kill us again … and again. That’s exaggeration, but the miniscule threat (that turned out to be not a threat at all, there were less caess of flu in swine flu year than a normal year. Swine flu was overhyped to the extent that when the disease failed to jump the species barrier and kill squillions of people, that august body the
Whores’ Health Organisation World Health Organisation was forced to redefine the word ‘pandemic’. Itstead of meaning ‘”Will infect tens of millions and kill millions on every continent, it now means “Will maked a few people here and there feel a little off colour.
But the scientists and their Big Pharma paymasters, lying whores and greedy bastards that they are, would not hold up their hands and say “Sorry folks, we got it wrong,” thus salvaging a little credibility. Oh no, they insisted that their lapdog politicians timeley action in purchasing vast stocks of Tamiflu had averted the pandemic. Really? An interesting statistic emerged later; in Germany (population 80 million) ten per cent of the population received Tamiflu and there were 3000 deaths attributed to Swine Flu. In Britain, (population 60 million)around two per cent of people in ‘vulnerable groups’, i.e. old people, children and those with pre-existing medical conditions, received Tamiflu and 30 deaths were attributed to Swine Flu.
The latest review, authored by independent medical researchers at Oxford University, claims that Roche, the drugs Swiss manufacturer, gave a false impression of its effectiveness and accuses the company of sloppy science. It has previously been reported that most of the researchers who worked on trials of Tamiflu had financial links to the manufacturers (see below).
The Oxford study found that Tamiflu, which was given to 240,000 people in the UK at a rate of 1,000 a week, has been linked to suicides of children in Japan and suggested that, far from easing flu symptoms, it could actually worsen them. They also expressed support for the view that Tamiflu damages the human immine system making it more likely people who take it will develop other problems. Many reports have mentioned the damage done by vaccines to auto – immune systems.
Roche claimed at the time of the 2009 swine flu outbreak that trials showed it would reduce hospital admissions and complications such as pneumonia, bronchitis or sinusitis. Based on the results, the Department of Health bought around 40 million doses of Tamiflu at a cost of £424 million and prescribed it to around 240,000 people. In 2009, 0.5 per cent of the entire NHS budget was spent on a drug that scientists knew did not work.
We should perhaps consider making the fuckers take their own drugs as part of the clinical trial process.
READ MORE ON THIS
Scientists say UK wasted £560m on flu drugs that are not proven – The Guardian
UK wasted £600m of taxpayers’ money on useless flu pills – The Independent
Millions wasted’ on flu drug Tamiflu – BBC News
Drugs – Pharma Menu
By Dr. James LeFanu; The Daily Telegraph
There is rather more than is immediately apparent in the recent grudging acknowledgement that the swine flu vaccine increased the risk of the serious sleeping disorder narcolepsy fourteen-fold and that those affected (mainly children) are entitled to compensation.
As many will recall, the threatened swine flu pandemic of 2009 proved something of a non-event, with only 10 per cent of the predicted number of cases and a miniscule mortality rate of 0.0005 per cent.
This discrepancy between the dire warnings and what turned out to be among the mildest flu outbreaks of the past 100 years prompted an inquiry by Paul Flynn MP for the Council of Europe that criticised the waste of huge sums of public money and the provocation of unjustified fears, while presciently anticipating health risks from vaccines and medicines that have not been sufficiently tested.
Simultaneously, an investigation by the British Medical Journal noted how key scientists advising the World Health Organisation on planning for an pandemic had done paid work for pharmaceutical companies that stood to gain from the guidance they were preparing.
Put simply, over the previous decade the pharmaceutical giants had developed a swine flu vaccine at great expense, and obtained a product licence for an antiviral drug, on the basis that it reduced the duration and complications of a flu attack.
So once again Boggart Blog, Little Nicky Machiavelli and The Dauily Stirrer are vindicated. We all warned that the annual flu scare and taxpayer funded campaign to push vaccines was a scam. A battle is won but the war is never ending. The next skirmish, currently being fought mainly in Japan and the USA concerns the HPV virus and the vaccine which drug companies and liberal fascists claim must be given to pubescent boys as well as girls to prevent the little lads developing cervical cancer.
TIME Magazine runs vile hit piece against Robert Kennedy Jr. for daring to tell the truth about Mercury in vaccines
Dr. Offit, Vaccine Pusher in Chief is exposed as a liar.
OH NO MEASLES, WERE ALL GONNA D Wait, How Many People Died Of Measles Before Vaccinations
Germany Is Building a European Army Before Your Eyes
CDC Admits as Many as 30 Million Americans Could be at Risk for Cancer Due to Polio Vaccine
Pfizer Preadatory Capitalism: Posh Boy Cameron Can’t Explain What He Doesn’t Understand
The Vaccine Paradox – When The Only Way To Sell Vaccines Is To Make A Crime Of Being Unvaccinated
Measles Witch Hunt – Propaganda War Against Parents Who Refuse Vaccine
Measles Outbreak Traced to Fully Vaccinated Patient for First Time
Vaccine Truth Emerges
Vaccines Damage The Immune system
Vaccines Can Cause Herm
Crystal Meth is fortunately not common in the UK but it is the drug that turned drug production into a cottage industry in the United States. You see anybody with a trailer home, a check shirt and a negative IQ can cook up meth in a derelict building, a garden shed or even in the kitchen of your home (but you need a three figure negative IQ to do that).
In fact while Meth will provide a stratospheric high when snorted or smoked it would be a deadly poison if drunk in any quantity as you will understand when you see the ingredients.
No wonder then that a man has died after drinking a massive overdose of liquid crystal meth, mistaking it for a health drink.
Romano Dias, 55, had been given a bottle of what appeared to be a fruit-based drink by his daughter Katee, who had found it in a package delivered to her home.
After downing about half a glass of the liquid he immediately began to feel ill and died shortly afterwards.
Mr Diass partner Debra Dulson said in a statement that he had opened the bottle and found a cork under the cap.
She said he took a mouthful of the drink and had said that it tasted awful before complaining that his throat was burning.
You may think I’m cruel mocking the victim of accident but to me there is are several very big doesn’t add up about this story. Like what kind of person would on having a bottle of unidentified liquid delivered to their home whould hand it to a relative to drink. Someone who was already shit faced maybe?
Analysis of the bottle, which had been labelled as a health drink, showed it contained £34,000 of pure methamphetamine. That’s more expensive than an Investment bankers cocktail. Bankers £20,000 cocktails don’t usually do this to them however:
A meth users history is written in the face … and she’s still under 40.
But why do people go near meth if it is that toxic? It may be one of the most addictive drugs available but does make a strong case for legalising drugs because if it were legal the ingredients would have to be printed on the pack.
Sodium hydroxide (Lye), Anhydrous Ammonia, Iodine, Matches – Red Phosphorus, Ephedrine, Ether, , Draino (the clue is in the name), Brake Fluid, Butane Lighter Fluid, Hydrochloric acid. Check here for more info on the individual properties of this drug’s components. Even if you only have the most rudimentary knowledge of chemistry you will understand why meth brewers blow themselves higher than their concoctions would ever take them.
I used to think British teenagers drug of choice, Ketamine (horse dope) was pretty insane, but when we understand how popular meth is in the USA it makes us realise just how fucked American society is.
Drugs? Just say no? And check out any dodgy looking health drinks anyone offers you too.
Dont look now, but New World Order big government is trying to poison us. US QUANGO the Californias Almond Board (which is overseen by the Food and Drug Agency) says Almonds are so dangerous they should be sterilised using a known carcinogen.
The Almond Board, in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, proposed an industry-wide mandatory sterilization requiring all almonds, even those grown organically, to be pasteurized, in response to a string of salmonella outbreaks in 2001 and 2004 in which 33 people became ill, but there were no deaths. That is obviously a huge health risk compared, say, to the trivial number (circa 100,000) of Americans who die from prescription drugs each year.
The Almond Board says five methods of pasteurization are allowed. They include: oil roasting, dry roasting, blanching, steam processing and, incredibly, the use of propylene oxide (PPO), which is, according to the US Environmental Protection Agency, a probable human carcinogen.
A lot of Californian almonds are exported to the UK.
Simple Arithmetic, Government Style
A cautionary tale for Glastonbury week we think.
I have never experimented with the hallucinogenic type of mushrooms and after reading this story I am more sure than ever of the wisdom behind that wariness:
The Huffington Post reported today that a naked man was found bloody and screaming after he ripped off a part of his penis during a drug-induced craze from taking ‘magic mushrooms’. The 41-year-old Columbus, Ohio, man was found after Washtenaw County Sheriffs deputies responded to an alarm set off by a broken window at Ypsilanti Middle School. Upon arrival they found the man on his knees completely naked and covered with blood from his waist down. Sergeant Geoff Fox said “He mutilated his genitals with his bare hands, and was doing a lot of yelling and screaming.”
Well after tearing off his todger he would, wouldn’t he?