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  • Norway Turns Against Dangerous COVID-19 Vaccines, Warns ‘Very Frail’ People Should Not Take the Shots

    01/16/2021 11:29:10 AM PST · by CheshireTheCat · 12 replies
    Big League Politics ^ | January 15, 2021 | Shane Trejo
    Health officials in Norway are now warning “very frail” people that they should not take the COVID-19 inoculation because of dangerous side-effects from the experimental shots.... “So far, the Norwegian Medicines Agency has assessed 20 adverse reaction reports after the COVID-19 vaccination. 13 of these had a fatal outcome, shows a new report from the Norwegian Medicines Agency,” the translated report states. “If you are very frail, you should probably not be vaccinated, said subject director Steinar Maden in the Norwegian Medicines Agency at a webinar on coronary vaccine for journalists on Thursday,” it continues. Negative side-effects from the vaccine...
  • Relying on Lockdowns, Social Distancing, and Masks Isn’t Working to Curb COVID-19

    01/16/2021 7:34:40 AM PST · by Onthebrink · 34 replies
    Daily Signal ^ | 1/16/2021 | Doug Badger
    Of the 25 U.S. counties reporting the highest number of new cases during the current surge, 21 had mask mandates in place before August. Looking at the 100 counties with the most confirmed cases during this period, 97 had either a county-level mask mandate, a state-level mandate, or both. Of these 97 counties, 87 instituted their mandates prior to October.
  • News Sumamry-Intelligence Report Friday 1/15/2021 Newsdump Friday

    01/15/2021 10:44:40 PM PST · by Nextrush · 6 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 1/15/2021 | Nextrush/Self
    President Trump is planning to leave Washington DC next Wednesday morning... Federal prosecutors are now claiming their belief that people who entered the US Capitol on January 6th intended to capture and kill... Was Qanon really linked to the FBI?... Up to 25-thousand troops now authorized to be in Washington DC for Joe Biden's inauguration next Wednesday... Virginia officials already closing some bridge access to Washington DC with all bridges into Washington DC from Virginia closing for 48 hours... Joe Biden planning to spend 1.9 trillion dollars more to deal with the coronavirus... Governors and local officials in the US...
  • The Atlantic Predicted an Iowa COVID ‘Tsunami’ to Discredit Governor — But It Never Materialized

    01/15/2021 12:27:43 PM PST · by Onthebrink · 10 replies
    National Review ^ | 1/15/2021 | Tobias Hoonhout
    Iowa governor Kim Reynolds’s reluctance to embrace stringent coronavirus lockdown measures resulted in a case spike in November and guaranteed certain disaster over the holidays, according to an ominous story featured prominently on The Atlantic’s website in December. Titled “Iowa Is What Happens When Government Does Nothing,” the article, written by Iowa native Elaine Godfrey and published on December 3, attributed the brief statewide spike in cases and hospitalizations to Reynolds’s insistence on weighing economic factors when making decisions about COVID, and predicted that the state “can expect to see nothing less than a tsunami” over the upcoming holiday season.
  • A Taste Of Things To Come: Joe Biden Succeeds In Getting Operation Warp Speed Chief Scientific Adviser To Resign

    01/14/2021 9:46:59 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    Red State ^ | 01/15/2021 | Sarah Lee
    Trump’s now infamous suggestion that the country would eventually tire of all the winning has become a de rigueur joke among the smart set. “Aren’t you tired of all the winning?,” they laugh while presumably texting photos to their group chat of the violence at the Capitol last week.And it’s a fair bet they won’t give the Trump administration credit for their actual wins, even as the country settles back into the comfortable malaise of suffering under the new policies of an old guard that is disturbingly compromised by a nation most recently engaged in unleashing a designer virus on...
  • China’s Sinovac COVID-19 Vaccine Only 50 Percent Effective

    01/14/2021 1:37:16 PM PST · by Onthebrink · 12 replies
    19FortyFive ^ | 1/14/2021 | Ethen Kim Lieser
    The coronavirus vaccine developed by China’s Sinovac Biotech has been found to be 50.4 percent effective in a late-stage Brazilian trial—falling far below the 78 percent level that was initially announced. While the percentage barely met the 50-percent threshold required for regulatory approval, the finding has only raised more concerns about the veracity of vaccine data put forth by Chinese companies.
  • Packers QB Aaron Rodgers Unloads On California Elite And Gov. Newsom For COVID Hypocrisy

    01/14/2021 10:30:22 AM PST · by MJacks4 · 22 replies
    The Mix ^ | 1/14/2021 | Erin Perri
    Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers took aim at California’s choking COVID-19 restrictions yesterday. He also scorched California Governor Gavin Newsom and other elite decision makers in the state who live by a different set of rules than the ones they order average Californians to obey. Rodgers, who is a California native, was a guest on “The Pat McAfee Show.” He took some time skewer how his home state is handling the pandemic.
  • The Fed’s Worry Sheet: Inflation, Debt, Asset Bubbles And Coronavirus

    01/14/2021 10:08:32 AM PST · by Onthebrink · 11 replies
    19FortyFive ^ | 1/14/2021 | Desmond Lachman
    It would be a gross understatement to say that Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell faces a very difficult year ahead in meeting the Fed’s dual objective of low inflation and high employment. It is not only that the U.S. economic recovery is now stumbling during this darkest of Covid-19 winters at a time that unemployment remains troublingly high. Nor is it only that the recent Georgia Senate election has paved the way for another round of large-scale budget stimulus by the incoming Biden Administration at a time that of a record-high U.S. budget deficit. It is also that the Federal...
  • 2020 was so bad, 1 in 6 Americans entered therapy for the first time!

    01/13/2021 5:33:55 PM PST · by CheshireTheCat · 49 replies
    Study Finds ^ | January 8, 2021 | Chris Melore
    From health to the economy, it’s no secret 2020 will go down as one of the most stressful years in recent memory for people around the world. So just how difficult was 2020? Enough that more than one in every six Americans entered therapy for the first time, according to a new survey. A OnePoll study of 2,000 adults reveals these new patients joined the 31 percent of Americans who either continued or returned to therapy during the last year. Researchers find 15 percent also began taking medication for mental health issues for the first time in 2020. Another 15...
  • NY Dems Want COVID Detention Camps [semi-satire]

    01/13/2021 9:24:55 AM PST · by John Semmens · 6 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 10 Jan 2021 | John Semmens
    New York State Assembly Member Noah Nicholas Perry (D-Brookyn) has introduced legislation that would authorize Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) to "order the detention of any person who poses an imminent and significant threat to the public health." "The governor has issued numerous decrees ordering folks to stay home, shutdown their businesses, stay out of church, always wear a mask, and refrain from family gatherings involving nonresidents of the home," Perry said. "Most people obey, but there are recalcitrant types who complain that they have a right to live as they please. The fines we have been levying are ineffective when...
  • Beijing Lockdowns: Coronavirus Makes Comeback In China

    01/13/2021 5:17:05 AM PST · by Onthebrink · 10 replies
    19FortyFive ^ | 1/13/2021 | Ethen Kim Lieser
    Local authorities in areas in and surrounding Beijing are increasingly imposing stringent lockdowns to curb the recent surge in new coronavirus cases. Despite its 1.4 billion population, China has largely stemmed new cases of domestic transmission of the virus, but recent reports have surfaced detailing that dozens of people have tested positive for the contagion in Hebei Province, which borders Beijing. That outbreak comes at a concerning time, as the nation ramps up preparations for next month’s Lunar New Year holiday.
  • Third Dem Member of Congress Comes Down With Coronavirus, After Protest and Pelosi Vote

    01/12/2021 8:26:36 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 32 replies
    Red State ^ | 01/12/2021 | Nick Arama
    Earlier, we wrote how far left Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) had been diagnosed with the Wuhan coronavirus.Jayapal blamed Republicans, claiming that a bunch of the Congress was locked up together during the Capitol protest and some of the Republicans didn’t wear masks.But as my colleague Sister Toldjah observed, Jayapal herself wasn’t wearing a mask when she was caught on video in close quarters with other people on video including Rep. Lisa Blount Rochester (D-DE) who was also not wearing a mask.Pelosi also allowed COVID-positive Dems on the House floor last week to vote for Speaker. Weird you don't mention that....
  • Reports: largest increase of year-over-year opioid overdoses ever recorded in 2020

    01/11/2021 4:31:24 PM PST · by CheshireTheCat · 19 replies
    The Center Square ^ | January 8, 2021 | Bethany Blankley
    In a year marred by death from an ongoing pandemic, 2020 also saw record overdose deaths. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that 2020 saw a record year-over-year number of opioid overdose deaths. More than 81,230 people died from a drug overdose between June 1, 2019, and May 31, 2020, the CDC provisional data shows. Revisions could drive that figure higher, the agency said. “This represents a worsening of the drug overdose epidemic in the United States and is the largest number of drug overdoses for a 12-month period ever recorded,” the CDC stated. The number of...
  • 1 In Every 15 Americans Test Positive For Coronavirus

    01/11/2021 1:16:20 PM PST · by Onthebrink · 61 replies
    19FortyFive ^ | 1/11/2021 | Ethen Kim Lieser
    Roughly one in every fifteen Americans have now tested positive for the novel coronavirus, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. Over the past weekend, the United States surpassed twenty-two million cases and 370,000 related deaths—both figures by far the highest among all countries. Health officials, however, are anticipating even darker days ahead despite the surge in cases and fatalities in recent weeks.
  • Top Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon Dead From COVID After Patient Coughs In His Face

    01/11/2021 8:57:45 AM PST · by MJacks4 · 32 replies
    The Mix ^ | 1/11/2021 | Erin Perri
    Dr. Payman Simoni, a top Beverly Hills plastic surgeon featured on the Emmy award-winning daytime talk show “The Doctors”, has died of COVID-19 after an unknowingly infected patient coughed on him. Dr. Simoni was highly sought after plastic surgeon. His staff screened patients so he could continue working through the pandemic. He did not want cosmetic procedures to wait.
  • 3 medical emergency deaths at the Capitol. How unusual is that? What are the full stories behind these deaths?

    01/10/2021 8:38:39 PM PST · by Ozguy1945 · 30 replies
    https://people.com/ ^ | 11th January, 2021 | Ozguy1945
    People.com reports: "Police have identified three people who died from "medical emergencies" during the violent riot at the Capitol building Wednesday." 3 medical emergency deaths at the Capitol. How unusual is that? What are the full stories behind these deaths? Truth is the only healthy basis for society. This is particularly true for the police, a group of people who cannot function if they lose the people’s trust. (https://freedom-demokrasi-and-civilised-humanity.com/2020/09/06/respecting-the-police-its-a-two-way-street/) Can we restore shared faith in truth or is it gone forever in all the world’s different bubbles? In evaluating the events of last Wednesday and what should be done, America...
  • Quebec Is Now Under the Equivalent of COVID ‘Martial Law’ – No One is Allowed on the Streets after 8pm Till 5am

    01/10/2021 7:12:38 AM PST · by CheshireTheCat · 19 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | January 10, 2021 | Joe Hoft
    Citizens in the province of Quebec are under police rule. Every night from 8pm to 5am no one is allowed on the streets... The police blow their sirens in residential neighborhoods to enforce the submission...
  • 'Sexiest doctor alive' is called out for partying maskless on a boat while surrounded by bikini-clad women in Miami

    01/09/2021 8:47:55 PM PST · by CheshireTheCat · 49 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | November 24, 2020 | Martin Gould
    ‘Hot Doctor’ Mikhail Varshavski has come under withering fire from his millions of followers after pictures of him ignoring his own advice by partying maskless on his birthday emerged. Varshavski — who has found Internet fame as Dr. Mike — has been in the vanguard of stressing the importance of wearing a mask to stop the spread of Covid-19. But he appeared to break all his own rules when it came to his 31st birthday party, for which he flew from New York to Miami on November 12 to celebrate. A picture of Varshavski on a boat in Sunset Harbor...
  • Horowitz: New studies show robust immunity among health care workers from COVID reinfection six months after infection

    01/09/2021 5:48:11 PM PST · by CheshireTheCat · 5 replies
    The Blaze ^ | January 7, 2021 | Daniel Horowitz
    Nearly a year into this virus, it has become clear that, after up to a third of the people in this country already contracted it, according to some estimates, there is nothing we can do to stop it through non-pharmaceutical interventions. Yet, while the government and media continue to push the vaccine (and masks, of course) with religious fervor, they act as if natural infection itself confers little or no immunity. In reality, as with any virus, it likely confers more immunity than a vaccine. A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine by U.K. scientists tracked...
  • Poll: Nearly half of U.S. voters believe public health officials have misrepresented pandemic data

    01/09/2021 8:05:34 AM PST · by CheshireTheCat · 15 replies
    Just the News ^ | January 7, 2021 | Daniel Payne
    Nearly 50% of U.S. voters believe public health officials have offered misleading information on the coronavirus pandemic over the last year, according to a new Just the News Daily Poll with Scott Rasmussen. Forty-eight percent of respondents said that public health leaders have "misrepresented the data" on the coronavirus since the pandemic began in early 2020. Just 34% said health officials have "reported the true facts" on the issue. The remaining 18% were unsure one way or the other...