Hook, Line, and Sunk

In case you hadn’t noticed (I try to make it obvious), I don’t like being told what to do. I especially dislike being told what to do by a disembodied global entity largely funded and controlled by an arguably hostile foreign entity. And I get scorched beyond belief when a disembodied global entity largely funded and controlled by an arguably hostile foreign entity flip-flops like a fish on the deck of the boat. Call me crazy.

“And just what, pray tell, are you on about this time, O’Brien?” I hear you ask. I’m about to show you. But before I do, I’ll issue this warning, which appears in theaters before IMAX films: “If you suffer from dizziness, hypertension, vomiting, and stress, it is recommended not to watch this … If you get dizzy, close your eyes and sit back. The feeling will pass.”

Now, buckle up:

The World Health Organisation has backflipped on its original COVID-19 stance after calling for world leaders to stop locking down their countries and economies … telling them to stop “using lockdowns as your primary control method” of the coronavirus … the only thing lockdowns achieved was poverty – with no mention of the potential lives saved. “Lockdowns just have one consequence that you must never ever belittle, and that is making poor people an awful lot poorer.”

Okay, then. To paraphrase a popular expression from the law (“You can’t un-ring the bell”), you can’t un-jerk a knee. But you can preach to a gullible and stupefied world without fear of being kicked in the ass by the foot that’s attached to that knee.

In the famous last words of every proud redneck, hold my beer and watch this:


Mark O'Brien
Mark O'Brien
I’m a business owner. My company — O’Brien Communications Group (OCG) — is a B2B brand-management and marketing-communication firm that helps companies position their brands effectively and persuasively in industries as diverse as: Insurance, Financial Services, Senior Living, Manufacturing, Construction, and Nonprofit. We do our work so well that seven of the companies (brands) we’ve represented have been acquired by other companies. OCG is different because our business model is different. We don’t bill by the hour or the project. We don’t bill by time or materials. We don’t mark anything up. We don’t take media commissions. We pass through every expense incurred on behalf of our clients at net. We scope the work, price the work, put beginning and end dates on our engagements, and charge flat, consistent fees every month for the terms of the engagements. I’m also a writer by calling and an Irish storyteller by nature. In addition to writing posts for my company’s blog, I’m a frequent publisher on LinkedIn and Medium. And I’ve published three books for children, numerous short stories, and other works, all of which are available on Amazon under my full name, Mark Nelson O’Brien.

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  1. Well stated Mark, and clever video… I reject the Nanny State mentality. I don’t need any government or global force to dictate my well-being. There are far too many countries on this planet living in the fruits of despair, rotting away under fascist dictators and tyrants who want complete obedience and control. What is cloaked in compassion is nothing more than a wolf waiting to oppress through fear. Like him or not, if anyone tries to tell me 45 if a tyrant, I ask you to show me one single gas chamber… It is all smoke and mirrors, and Covid-19 is just another crisis exploited for profit. Yes, it is a real virus, but the WHO and CDC put their bibs on and started sharpening their silverware… The gears of a global pyramid scheme have been in set in motion. I watch in silence… I watch in disgust… I watch the sheep line up for their mindless injections…

    • Thank you, Aaron. As you can probably guess, I’m no Nanny State guy, either. We’re already being oppressed (I’d likely say repressed) with fear. But my biggest trepidation isn’t about the infecting of the sheep in the future. It’s the fleecing of them right now. Whether we know it, acknowledge it, or like it, we’re being sheared to the skin.