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European Rights Court Backs Mandatory Pre-school Jabs (BBC)
Obligatory Jabs ‘Necessary In Democratic Society’ (RTL)
B.1.1.7. Now Dominant Strain In US (JTN)
Global Spread And Infection Fatality Rates Of Covid-19 (Ioannidis)
Men Make More Covid-19 Antibodies And Keep Them For Longer (RT)
War on Cash: The Next Phase (Jim Rickards)
No Way US Could Enforce Global Minimum Corporate Tax on Rest of the World (Sp.)
Ukraine’s NATO Fantasy Is A Suicide Pill In Disguise (RT)
A Full-Scale War In Donbass Will Mean The ‘End Of Ukraine’ (RT)
Russia’s Hermitage Receives Official Complaint Over Naked Sculptures (RT)
Fermilab Results Prove Something Strange Is Happening to Reality (IE)
Bitcoiners Should Stand Up For My Brother, Julian Assange (Gabriel Shipton)



It appears that the vaccinated are at high risk of dying.






This is not about COVID vaccines. But the timing is very curious, because of course the court knows it will be presented as being about them.

While the “vaccines” are elementary different. Those for measles etc. have been properly tested and approved, those for Covid have definitely not.

European Rights Court Backs Mandatory Pre-school Jabs (BBC)

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has backed the Czech Republic in its requirement for mandatory pre-school vaccinations. The case was brought by families who were fined or whose children were refused entry to pre-schools because they had not been vaccinated. In a landmark ruling, the court found that while the Czech policy interfered with the right to a private life, there was a need to protect public health. All the cases pre-date the pandemic. However, the issue of routine childhood vaccinations has come under increasing scrutiny due to the spread of Covid-19. This is the first ruling from the ECHR on compulsory vaccination against childhood diseases. The judges backed the Czech legislation by 16 to 1.

“The… measures could be regarded as being ‘necessary in a democratic society'” the court said, adding: “The objective has to be that every child is protected against serious diseases, through vaccination or by virtue of herd immunity.” Under the Czech rules, parents are legally obliged to vaccinate their children against a number of childhood diseases unless this is not possible for health reasons. However, the jabs cannot be forcibly given and unvaccinated children cannot be excluded on this basis once they reach primary school age. In one of the five cases involving pre-school exclusions, a family refused to allow their daughter to received the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) jab.

The child joined the school in 2006 but her place was withdrawn two years later when the family doctor informed the headteacher that the child had not received the vaccination. A Czech court later backed the school’s decision on the grounds that allowing the child to continue to go to the pre-school could endanger others.Other parents had been refused pre-school places, while one father was fined for failing to fully vaccinate his children.

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A bit more on that court decision. And remember from The One Year Emergency, Feb 4::

1. Vaccination, like any medical action, requires citizen consent. Consent is not regarded as valid if it is not fully informed, nor “if it is the result of deceit, fraud or threat, or conflicts with the demands of decency” (Medical Code of Ethics, Greek law 3418/2005). Failing this, the consent is waived and the person/body who has exerted the pressure or extortion to vaccinate is subject to penal sanctions and/or civil damages in the event of harm.

2. Vaccination is not a prerequisite for the exercise of any other institutional requirement, such as education or otherwise recognized basic right such as the right to employment and free movement. Correspondingly, no private company has the legal authority to impose restrictions violating citizens’ constitutional rights. Discrimination and Stigmatization are forbidden (Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights, UNESCO). Moreover, imposition of a medical action in any manner constitutes torture and is illegal.

Obligatory Jabs ‘Necessary In Democratic Society’ (RTL)

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on Thursday ruled that obligatory vaccinations can be seen as necessary in democratic societies, in a landmark judgement after a complaint brought by Czech families over compulsory jabs for children. “The… measures could be regarded as being ‘necessary in a democratic society'” the court said in its judgement, saying that the Czech health policy was consistent with the “best interests” of children. “The objective has to be that every child is protected against serious diseases, through vaccination or by virtue of herd immunity,” it added. As a result, the court ruled there had been no violation of Article 8 on the right to respect for private life of the European Convention on Human Rights. This is the first time that the ECHR has delivered a judgement about compulsory vaccination against childhood diseases.

Experts say it could have implications for any policy of compulsory vaccinations against Covid-19 in the pandemic. This judgement “reinforces the possibility of a compulsory vaccination under conditions of the current Covid-19 epidemic,” Nicolas Hervieu, a legal expert specialising in the ECHR, told AFP. In the Czech Republic, there is a general legal duty to vaccinate children against nine diseases, including diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, hepatitis B and measles. The case had been filed to the ECHR by Czech parents who were fined for failure to comply with this vaccination duty or whose children were denied admission to nursery school for the same reason. The need for a large level of herd immunity to quell the Covid-19 pandemic has prompted debate about the need for possible compulsory vaccinations in the face of scepticism among some populations worldwide about immunisation.

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“..60 times more contagious than the current strain and 67 percent more deadly..”

And these are merely the first variants.

B.1.1.7. Now Dominant Strain In US (JTN)

A highly infectious variant of COVID-19 is now the dominant strain of the virus in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The variant, B.1.1.7, began surging in the United Kingdom in December has since spread through Europe and to the United States, the federal agency said Wednesday. “Based on our most recent estimates from CDC surveillance, the B.1.1.7 variant is now the most common lineage circulating in the United States,” agency Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said at the White House briefing.

Studies found the virus is 60 times more contagious than the current strain and 67 percent more deadly, according to the New York Times. In March, experts warned the variant would be the dominant strain by the end of the month. Now early into April, the CDC confirmed the hypothesis, according to CNN. Medical company Helix found that 58.9 percent of all new tests of COVID-19 were the new B.1.1.7 strain. Trends from Felix show that California and Florida have the two highest rates in the U.S. with 533 and 445 cases, respectively.

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“..average global IFR of ~0.15% and ~1.5-2.0 billion infections by February 2021..”

Global Spread And Infection Fatality Rates Of Covid-19 (Ioannidis)

Background – Estimates of community spread and infection fatality rate (IFR) of COVID 19 have varied across studies. Efforts to synthesize the evidence reach seemingly discrepant conclusions.

Methods – Systematic evaluations of seroprevalence studies that had no restrictions based on country and which estimated either total number of people infected and/or aggregate IFRs were identified. Information was extracted and compared on eligibility criteria, searches, amount of evidence included, corrections/adjustments of seroprevalence and death counts, quantitative syntheses and handling of heterogeneity, main estimates, and global representativeness.

Results – Six systematic evaluations were eligible. Each combined data from 10-338 studies (9-50 countries), because of different eligibility criteria. Two evaluations had some overt flaws in data, violations of stated eligibility criteria, and biased eligibility criteria (e.g. excluding studies with few deaths) that consistently inflated IFR estimates. Perusal of quantitative synthesis methods also exhibited several challenges and biases. Global representativeness was low with 78-100% of the evidence coming from Europe or the Americas; the two most problematic evaluations considered only 1 study from other continents. Allowing for these caveats, 4 evaluations largely agreed in their main final estimates for global spread of the pandemic and the other two evaluations would also agree after correcting overt flaws and biases.

Conclusions – All systematic evaluations of seroprevalence data converge that SARS CoV 2 infection is widely spread globally. Acknowledging residual uncertainties, the available evidence suggests average global IFR of ~0.15% and ~1.5-2.0 billion infections by February 2021 with substantial differences in IFR and in infection spread across continents, countries, and locations.

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“..coronavirus antibody levels were three times higher in men than women, despite no difference in symptoms reported, implying no difference in severity of past infection.”

Men Make More Covid-19 Antibodies And Keep Them For Longer (RT)

A Welsh study has found that men can create up to three times the number of coronavirus antibodies as women and tend to retain them for a longer period of time, complicating possible future Covid-19 immunity considerably. Researchers tested 739 asymptomatic staff at Cardiff Metropolitan University in July 2020 during the first wave of the pandemic and again three months later. Antibody production forms the foundation of immunity, and yet it remains unclear what quantity of coronavirus antibodies are produced across the population, how long they last and whether they provide adequate protection against reinfection, frustrating public policy initiatives and medical research alike.

Some 3.65% of the participants were found to have Covid-19 antibodies, slightly below the national average of between 4% and 6% at that time, and all participants reported feeling well and hadn’t been diagnosed with Covid-19. Participants reported only sporadic instances of some of the milder symptoms at various points in the previous three months. The researchers found no statistically significant difference between male or female participants who had antibodies at the initial point in the study, though men over the age of 40 did tend to have higher antibody prevalence than any other demographic. Among those who tested positive for Covid-19, however, coronavirus antibody levels were three times higher in men than women, despite no difference in symptoms reported, implying no difference in severity of past infection.

In the follow-up study three months later, among those previously found to have coronavirus antibodies, 21.7% no longer tested positive, suggesting that coronavirus antibodies are lost after six months. Some 80% of those who lost their antibodies entirely were women and tended to be, on average, ten years older than the women who managed to retain their antibody protection, suggesting some altered immune response related to the menopause.

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“..governments enjoy a monopoly on money creation, and they’re not about to surrender that monopoly to digital currencies like Bitcoin.”

War on Cash: The Next Phase (Jim Rickards)

With so much news about an economic reopening, a border crisis, massive government spending and exploding deficits, it’s easy to overlook the ongoing war on cash. That’s a mistake because it has serious implications not only for your money, but for your privacy and personal freedom, as you’ll see today. Cash prevents central banks from imposing negative interest rates because if they did, people would withdraw their cash from the banking system. If they stuff their cash in a mattress, they don’t earn anything on it; that’s true. But at least they’re not losing anything on it. Once all money is digital, you won’t have the option of withdrawing your cash and avoiding negative rates. You will be trapped in a digital pen with no way out. What about moving your money into cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin?

Let’s first understand that governments enjoy a monopoly on money creation, and they’re not about to surrender that monopoly to digital currencies like Bitcoin. Libertarian supporters of cryptos celebrate their decentralized nature and lack of government control. Yet, their belief in the sustainability of powerful systems outside government control is naïve. Blockchain does not exist in the ether (despite the name of one cryptocurrency), and it does not reside on Mars. Blockchain depends on critical infrastructure, including servers, telecommunications networks, the banking system, and the power grid, all of which are subject to government control. But governments know they cannot stop the technology platforms on which cryptocurrencies are based. The technology has come too far to turn back now.

So central governments don’t want to kill the distributed ledger technology behind cryptos. They’ve been patiently watching the technology develop and grow — so they could ultimately control it. Anyone who controls the money controls political power, the economy, and people’s lives. Enter the central bank digital currency, known as CBDC…

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Steve Keen.

No Way US Could Enforce Global Minimum Corporate Tax on Rest of the World (Sp.)

Although Janet Yellen’s plan to impose a global minimum corporate tax rate sounds like a good idea, it’s unlikely that she’ll succeed in getting a uniform law across the planet, says Steve Keen, honorary professor of economics at University College of London. On 5 April, US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen advocated a global minimum corporate tax rate in order to stop multinational corporations from seeking tax havens as President Joe Biden plans to impose a 21 percent minimum tax on US companies’ foreign income, and raise the corporate tax rate to 28 percent to fund his bold infrastructure and climate plan. The treasury secretary revealed that US administration officials are working with G20 nations to agree to a global minimum corporate tax plan. Yellen’s remarks come ahead of the semiannual meetings of the IMF and World Bank set for this week.

“There’s good reason to impose uniform taxes around the world to stop companies doing tax evasion, which throws the burden of taxation on the working class and the middle class. So that’s in its own right. That is to be applauded,” says Steve Keen, honorary professor of economics at University College of London and author of “Debunking Economics.” If implemented, the plan could help address the system in which the wealthy “basically evade tax and leave it to the lower classes to pay for the state,” he suggests. “So something like this, which stopped corporations also using tax advantages to go offshore, maybe bring some corporations back onshore because it makes more sense to be as close as you can to a larger market that might well help boost America’s competitiveness with the rest of the world,” Keen presumes.

Obviously, the global minimum tax idea will be opposed by multinational corporations, according to the professor: “They’ll be outraged to begin with,” he says. “But they’ve always been champions of creative accounting.” [..] Axios suggests that Yellen’s push for imposing a global minimum tax means that the administration sees “the risks to the American economy if it acts alone in raising corporate rates.” “Competitiveness is about more than how US-headquartered companies fare against other companies in global merger-and-acquisition bids,” she argues. “It’s about making sure that governments have stable tax systems that raise sufficient revenue to invest in essential public goods and respond to crises.”

Still, Keen remains skeptical over the US administration’s ability to convince global governments to adjust their working tax systems to the US needs. “I don’t think it’s likely to happen at the global level there,” he says. “Americans often think that imposing their rules on the rest of the world is the best thing that can happen to the rest of the world. Most of the time, the rest of the world disagrees. So I think she can try as much as she likes, but there’s no way to enforce something like this.” The best Yellen can hope for is getting countries to reduce the number of tax havens or to penalise corporations that use them, the professor believes.

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Ukraine and NATO deploy troops and material to Donbass, in response Russia send their own to the border. Then Merkel calls Putin to demand he withdraws them.

Ukraine’s NATO Fantasy Is A Suicide Pill In Disguise (RT)

Ukraine’s President Zelensky hopes that NATO will assist Kiev in forcefully expelling Russia from Crimea and re-taking control of the breakaway Donbass. This dangerous fiction could lead to the destruction of his troubled country. The following are the words and actions that the historians who may one day come to write how mankind blundered its way into a major conflict in 2021 will need to know, to understand its origins and the parts played by the shortcomings and strategic missteps of ill-suited leaders. On March 24, 2021, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky signed into law Decree 117/2021, “On the Strategy of de-occupation and reintegration of the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol.”

While the stated primary goal of this decree is the “restoration of the territorial integrity of Ukraine within its internationally recognized state border, ensuring the state sovereignty of Ukraine,” the reality is that the issue of restoring Ukrainian “territorial integrity” is merely a vehicle toward “gaining full membership of Ukraine in the European Union and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.” According to Zelensky, there is only one pathway for resolving the ongoing dispute between his nation and Russia over the status of the Crimea and the ongoing fighting in the pro-Russian eastern Ukrainian region of the Donbass. “NATO is the only way to end the war in Donbass,” Zelensky declared in a recent phone call with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.

Zelensky called for the immediate implementation of a ‘Membership Action Plan’ delineating Ukraine’s entry path into the NATO alliance. Such a move, Zelensky noted, “will be a real signal for Russia.” Zelensky’s militant directive and blatant appeal for NATO membership did not go unnoticed by Russia. Nor did the deployment by the Ukrainian military of hundreds of armored vehicles and thousands of troops into the region, a fact that has been “under-reported” in the west. [..] The tension between Russia and Ukraine has resulted in a series of conversations between Ukrainian officials and their counterparts in the West which have sought to portray the country as the victim of Russian threats of aggression, and to publicly underscore the West’s support for Ukraine.

US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin kicked this off, calling his Ukrainian counterpart on April 1 to express “unwavering U.S. support for Ukraine’s sovereignty” while condemning “Russian aggression” in the country. This was followed the next day by one between Joe Biden and Zelensky, where the US president “affirmed the United States’ unwavering support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity in the face of Russia’s ongoing aggression in the Donbass and Crimea.”

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We better hope Ukraine is not made a full NATO member.

A Full-Scale War In Donbass Will Mean The ‘End Of Ukraine’ (RT)

Russia will be forced to protect the residents of Donbass if Ukraine launches full-scale hostilities against the region. That’s according to Dmitry Kozak, President Vladimir Putin’s deputy chief of staff, who is himself Ukrainian. Speaking on Thursday, Kozak claimed that a ramping-up of the conflict would lead to the end of Ukraine, with the Kremlin forced to stand up for its citizens living in the territory of Donbass. In recent years, Moscow has made it much simpler for those living in Ukraine to get a Russian passport, and many have taken up the offer. “Everything depends on what the scale of fighting will be. If there is, as the president says, a Srebrenica, we will be forced to stand up for ourselves,” he said, referring to Putin’s comment in 2019 that he fears a genocide in Donetsk and Lugansk, if Kiev regains control of Donbass.

The Srebrenica massacre, which took place in 1995, was Europe’s worst atrocity since the end of World War II, and led to the death of more than 8,000 Bosnian Muslims. The Donbass, made up of the Donetsk and Lugansk Oblasts, is located in the east of Ukraine, next to the border with Russia. It has been the location of a civil war since 2014, with separatists now controlling large swathes of territory. Despite Moscow not recognizing the legitimacy of the breakaway Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics, Kiev accuses the Kremlin of supporting them. In recent days, videos shared on social media have shown a build-up of troops and military equipment on all borders of Donbass, causing an increase in fears that war may be around the corner. Both Ukraine and the self-proclaimed republics accuse each other of intensifying shelling.

“I support those assessments that exist within Ukraine that the start of hostilities is the beginning of the end for the country. This is a self-inflicted shot, a shot not in the leg, but in the temple,” Kozak said, noting that Kiev has refused to come to the table to negotiate peace. On Thursday morning, it was revealed by the office of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky that he is currently in the Donbass region, visiting troops on the front line, “where a comprehensive and sustainable ceasefire has been systematically violated.” According to Kozak, the visit by Zelensky is unlikely to lead to an escalation, but the Ukrainian leader is “playing with fire.”

On Thursday afternoon, Putin told German Chancellor Angela Merkel that Kiev had been purposely exacerbating the situation on the contact line. The Russian leader also said that Ukraine should stick to the peace agreement reached in 2015, and move towards implementing a special status for Donbass.

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Cancel culture goes global.

Russia’s Hermitage Receives Official Complaint Over Naked Sculptures (RT)

The Hermitage Museum in Russia’s Saint Petersburg has received an official complaint from a government agency suggesting that its nude sculptures may have a bad influence on children and might have to be put in an adult-only room. That’s according to Mikhail Piotrovsky, the museum’s general director, who refused to name which official body asked the institution to round up its naked figures. “I laughed once when someone told us: gather all your nude sculptures into one room and put up an ’18+’ sign so our children are not corrupted,” Piotrivsky said. “But now we have received an official complaint from an official body, so we are responding to it.”

The Hermitage, located in Saint Petersburg, is based in the Winter Palace, the former official residence of the Russian Emperors from 1762 to the revolution, in 1917. It is the second-largest art museum in the world. It has a world-class collection, including not only paintings by the likes of Leonardo da Vinci and Rembrandt, but also a Michelangelo marble sculpture and many Egyptian antiquities. In response to new revelations, controversial United Russia MP and native Petersburger Vitaly Milonov blasted the proposal as idiotic. “This is outright stupidity, it is not even worth talking about,” Milonov said. “If we’re talking about classical works, Michelangelo and many others, they do not fall under the category of ’18+’ in any way.”

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“..the possibility of a new particle or force working behind the scenes..”

Fermilab Results Prove Something Strange Is Happening to Reality (IE)

Scientists just revealed new findings from an experiment called Muon g-2 — designed to give answers to a strange discrepancy between theoretical predictions and real-tests and theoretical expectations from 20 years ago, according to a press release from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Fermilab. Following decades of speculation, an experiment showing an inexplicable discrepancy from the Standard Model was raised to a confidence level of 4.2 sigma — which means it has a 1 in 40,000 chance of being a statistical quirk — lending more strength to the worry that some unexplained particle or force may be responsible for the excess wobbling of muons not predicted by theoretical particle physics.

[..] The experiment involves particles called muons — which are much like electrons but 200 times the mass. Both electrons and muons have magnetic fields capable of revealing new and fundamental information about particle physics — and thus the universe itself. For decades, scientists have worked to build a viable theory in particle physics called the Standard Model — capable of explaining several of the forces and interactions that determine the motion and behavior of matter on the tiniest scales. But sometimes, gaps appear between the experimental findings and the Standard Model.

When scientists introduce muons to an external magnetic field, the internal magnet of muons begins to “wobble,” for which the Standard Model accounts. But a 2001 experiment from the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) proved that a muon’s magnet wobbles a lot more than theory predicted — which hinted at the possibility of a new particle or force working behind the scenes and creating this unforeseen property.

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Sunday it will be 2 years since Julian was dragged out of the embassy.

Bitcoiners Should Stand Up For My Brother, Julian Assange (Gabriel Shipton)

WikiLeaks and Bitcoin were both born of the cypherpunk movement. And it was in those embryonic days of the Cypherpunks Mailing List that Julian began his long intellectual interest and curiosity in Bitcoin. Julian participated in discussions and debate that cemented the cypherpunk movements values around freedom, privacy, mastery of technology and codified curiosity. Most of the suspected creators and earliest backers of Bitcoin belonged to or were inspired by this community of thinkers and tinkerers. In 2010, after publishing tranches of material on Bush- and Obama-era wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, rules of engagement, Guantanamo Bay detainee files and U.S. diplomatic cables, WikiLeaks was subjected to an extra-legal international banking blockade.

Under intense political pressure, Visa and Mastercard refused to process donations and banks and PayPal closed WikiLeaks’ and Julian’s accounts. It was under these circumstances that Satoshi (whoever they may be) made a plea to WikiLeaks to hold off on accepting this nascent digital currency for donations and thereby forgoing the attention that it could draw. Satoshi feared that Bitcoin would not be able to survive if the protocol faced the same scrutiny and political pressure that WikiLeaks was dealing with. Julian and WikiLeaks heeded Satoshi’s calls. After giving bitcoin six months to strengthen, in June 2011 WikiLeaks became the first large organization to adopt Bitcoin. That alignment saw bitcoin realize part of its founding principal as a financial tool, free from centralized political and institutional control.

Over the last 10 years, WikiLeaks has used its bitcoin donations to fend off attacks and blockades, both illegal and legal, by governments and corporations, to overcome the extra-legal banking blockade and be able to keep its archive online, continue to publish and remain censorship resistant. [..] Bitcoin and WikiLeaks are inherently anti-establishment. Both projects ask us to temper our faith in people and institutions and rely instead on publicly-verifiable information, on the basis that a better-informed population creates a freer and fairer society — it has championed those who share these ideals. “The hornets,” as Satoshi referred to them, have not been able to take down Bitcoin or WikiLeaks. They have, however, used other tools at their disposal. A decade of individual reputational attacks, plots to poison Julian and target his newborn baby, abuse of process in order to restrict his movement and speech.

[..] The U.S. appeal could be heard by the U.K. high court as early as May 2021. Another rejection of the extradition in the high court will be heard loud and clear by the U.S. Department of Justice and will be a rejection of censorship, regulations and the clandestine attacks that Julian has suffered over the last 10 years. Bitcoin and WikiLeaks are the utilities of a free internet. They are necessary for it to develop and thrive in a meaningful way. Both born out of the cypherpunk movement, Bitcoin and WikiLeaks have stayed true to their visions of decentralization and transparency. The power of the cryptocurrency community has grown exponentially. With that power comes a responsibility to defend Bitcoin’s core beliefs in the face of looming institutionalization.

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    James McNeill Whistler Nocturne Blue and Gold Southampton Water 1872   • European Rights Court Backs Mandatory Pre-school Jabs (BBC) • Obligatory
    [See the full post at: Debt Rattle April 9 2021]

    V. Arnold

    James McNeill Whistler Nocturne Blue and Gold Southampton Water 1872

    Love it…the colors are awsome, the mood set, and a work not still………..


    Marc Faber’s most recent interview.
    Full of insights and some simple common sense – from one of the greats!


    Yeadon’s latest:



    To properly post a YouTube video in the comments, so you don’t just get 3/4 of it and lose control functionality, don’t post the URL, but go to Share->Embed->Copy. Then change the 560 and 315 sizes to 480 and 270, and post that. Like I just did with your 2 videos.

    Dr. D

    If only there were logic, this would be transparent absurdity. Here we have a virus that like other flus is essentially aerosol, completely contagious and unstoppable. …And this one is sixty TIMES more contagious and unstoppable? That’s like saying “this car is reckless at 80mph”, then a month later trying for more tickets, laws, and jail time because “this car is reckless at 4,800mph” Excuse me, no.

    I don’t believe a word since it was published by adults in the West, but 67% more deadly is 99.9955% safe for people under 70 without comorbidities. Ooooooh. If you ever want to see your human rights again, shut down the planet and put all your jewelry, teeth, and small unmarked bills into this bag marked “Bezos.” Or we’ll club this baby seal. Again.

    “Men Make More Covid-19 Antibodies And Keep Them For Longer (RT) “

    Interesting because originally they said the ACE2 was more in men and in Asians, neither of which appears to be following through. So did we have two viruses or more, one that actually was in Wuhan, and one that isn’t very deadly at all? (Obviously. That’s what 99.97% means if only people weren’t completely illiterate.) We know nothing of China, STILL, where their top protester, the province that would breakaway and rebel as Chinese history says is their greatest threat, happens to be in lockdown and purge just before the summer’s planned riots. Then poof, there is no disease anywhere, ever, and they’re hot-tubbing it on T.V., laughing at the idiot West and their infantile fears. Soooo. Where da virus? Why are physics entirely different in China? To say nothing of Africa and S.E. Asia.

    It’s almost like the closer you get to the Anglo power source, the worse Covid becomes. Huh.

    Of course they will accept antibodies as immunity – since that’s the ONLY immunity – on your daily prison papers. Hahahahaha! No. They will accept anything BUT actual immunity. Only $$$ from Pfizer is our daily currency and permission to exist as hoo-mans. All men have inalienable rights…as long as they get permission to exist from government, that is, OTHER humans, who like Hunter, Newsome, and the French ministers, are your moral superiors, your kings, and above you, ordained to power by the divine blessing of their god.

    ““…governments enjoy a monopoly on money creation, and they’re not about to surrender that monopoly to digital currencies like Bitcoin.”

    They’re Anglos: they’re going to lie, cheat, and steal. They will create an imitation of reality, a counterfeit, as their god does, as he must, being useless and small, and sell it to the people as the Prince of Lies. And they accept it! Yay! They’ll beat, stab, and maim anyone who DOESN’T take the fake, deadly counterfeit. And that “Bitcoin” they accept will be digital, because it’s more trackable, that is, the only thing they care about in their desperate mental illness: Power. Control. The whole world can burn, and does, so long as they have POWER. Like any crackhead and toothless meth addict from Arkansas. But that’s their god, that’s who they are inside, what canya do?

    So they’re not going to get rid of Bitcoin, they’re going to co-opt, that is, ‘corrupt’ it. They already have one, a non-blockchain bank ledger called XRP. They’ll try another based on SDR. It’s the people’s job to say ‘no’ and go for honesty and liberty. If they don’t, well, that’s who THEY are, and who they worship. I can’t save you from yourself. That’s responsibility. Overwhelming your responsibility and freedom of action is violence. And people blame God and demand of him all the time why he lets humans do these bad things. Would you rather be robots lacking free will? Bolted into a clockwork world? The ultimate in authoritarianism, the antithesis of freedom and expression? That’s what NOT allowing the people to choose would be. Either with your sins, or your money. So “who are you, who is this kid, whatcha gonna do?”

    “There’s good reason to impose uniform taxes around the world”

    Which would take a world global taxing structure with no competition, no escape. Nice going. And he seems to be unaware that there are plenty of taxes now, and ONLY large monopoly, insider corporations are NOT paying them. …But when we have the SAME corporations, with the SAME governments set up a new one using the SAME people, they will. Uh-huh.

    Here’s today’s lesson: Bezos was out yesterday pimping for the new tax rules on the rich, like him. “Tax me pleeeese! Uh-huh. This is a man whose ENTIRE EMPIRE is built EXCLUSIVELY on the illegal avoidance of collecting and paying taxes, that is, sales taxes. Tax criminal which Congress allowed, defended, for 20 years. And he pays no corporate tax either. And he pays no income tax, as his fortune isn’t dispersed in “income”, he transfers only like $400k/yr. Like Hunter Biden’s gun laws – where he illegally gets a gun, perjures himself on the form, disposes of it illegally and dangerously, and has no legal consequences – we can expect Jeff Bezos’ tax laws to be the same. Even now he’s still illegally refusing multi-levels of taxes. And the government is paying HIM, in CIA contracts, to continue to illegally not pay taxes.

    But he’s the one who demands Congress tax him, when he’s refused to pay taxes clearly owed for 25 years, and that Congress is the one who let him, who promotes him, who enables him, and Congress even now each day unzips his pants, sucks his…but this a family channel. The only point here is: HE’S LYING. The taxes are a scam. …And for the love of God, Keen should know that by now. It’s only been 100 years. With 100 MNCs. How much clearer can it be?

    “A Full-Scale War in Donbass Will Mean the ‘End of Ukraine’ (RT)”

    It will take about 20 hours. And so what if NATO is there? They couldn’t bother with Turkey already and they are without any current weapons or the will to use them. With what? The U.S. transgender corps? The U.K., who has to rent their planes on their one disabled Carrier? It would be like the Franco-Prussian war, this time at least, and Russia only wants Crimea, which they already have, Donbass, where their coal is exclusive for the area power plants, and will have them by the balls if they get it, and to embarrass and expose the West, Europe, U.S. and NATO as useless has-beens, which won’t be very hard, because they are and have been for 20 years. Then they can take the literal Bandera literal Nazis, and make Europe deal with their utter failure on West Ukraine as a reminder for the next many years. And a reminder to Eastern Europe who’s who, since Brussels is now noticeably worse in every way than Moscow.

    Germany can come around to Nordsteam2 and unite with Russia, or collapse, I’m sure they don’t care which, either way is a wonderful win. I’m not underestimating it, I’m just saying no one cares. A real war would come in response to that, years later.

    “Fermilab Results Prove Something Strange Is Happening to Reality (IE) “

    Their entire sub atomic “tiny rocks” theory is garbage. But they might have noticed since the most fundamental issues are blatant contradictions and they’ve gone no where with Grand Unified Theory, or any of it for FIFTY years. Nope. It’s the West. They notice nothing. They’re still playing the Beatles and Rolling Stones in grocery stores, still referring to wins over Nazis who have been gone 80 years, still ret-conning classic cars, (or thinking cars at all,) that were created 40 years ago. They’re useless. Hollow. Lacking all imagination. And they’re so dumb, so full of themselves, they don’t even notice.

    We notice. We’re down at the bottom which hasn’t moved or even fallen every day since 1972. What was it said that when “Empires fall” the standard of living of the average guy INCREASES? Because the theft and stupidity of idiot sons finally stops. That’s WHY they fall: you’re literally better off under the visigoths. When Rome hasn’t had a republic, or a culture, in 300 years, what are you saving?

    Same here. Just because nothing works in generations doesn’t mean we, the schmarty-schmart ‘experts’, air-locked in University, should re-think anything. We just need MOAR! More money, more research, more experts, more self-reference, tighter echo chambers. That’ll solve our physics problem. We solve it with dogma and lies. Science as religion. All you need is belief.

    “Can Lockdowns ever work?”

    For the love of GOD, we’ve HAD all the lockdowns, for a YEAR, can anyone TELL me if they work yet? Hmmm…here’s a clue: all the WORST outcomes on earth are in every lockdown zone, all the BEST outcomes are without lockdowns. …I guess the jury’s still out. We may never know.

    Bitcoin again, they are attacking most places using denial-of-payments, considered the nuclear option, an unhinged conspiracy theory only two(?) years ago? Uh-huh. Rack it up to my endless list of wins. Of COURSE they will do this, and SWIFT, because the only POSSIBLE way to prevent a collapsing system – and it only collapses for the lying, illegal undeserving at the top – is to add more war, more theft, and more fascism at every level. That’s just how history rolls, and how you know they will lose, lose, lose, as EVERYBODY on planet earth eventually turns on them, as they did on Napoleon back when he tried it. Next up, and imminent, is a distributed bitcoin internet. Where access is quickly lost at your entry point, and the inter-meshed system stops tracking and censorship broadly, worldwide. This is a lot harder, but it’s already here.

    So…when Bitcoin, which is all over and distributed, is texted over an internet, which is everywhere and distributed, you’re going to shut off Assange how, exactly?

    With Christo, doesn’t he know with racists, the only thing that matters is race? You must follow your race, marry your race, vote your race, work your race, and follow each and every trope of your race. Otherwise, you’re a racist! See how easy that is? So if the trope says your race is poor and uneducated, YOU must remain poor and uneducated OR ELSE, mister. Don’t you be a wise and eloquent speaker, a successful businessman, or you blow the whole thing! You’re ruining it for everybody when you are self-motivated, happy, and successful. Downtrodden misery is the path forward, the only way! We MUST enforce this on all races out of pure love and helping.

    Otherwise Karen would have to change her mind about how the world works, and we can’t have that, now can we?

    Dr. D

    For Madam, from yesterday. Maybe this can explain it in a way more amenable and to your liking:


    Prince Philip died. Can Harry come visit his gran? How about his wife?

    Mister Roboto

    The news about Prince Philip mostly serves to remind me that when QE2 finally kicks the bucket, I really expect things to start seriously “going south”, because it will be a major signifier of the end of an era.


    Successful Circle of Life. Domination
    Its normal. Its always happens this way.

    Wave I ———–> Wave II ———————>
    COVID-19 ——-> variant, B.1.1.7 ———->

    “.. Wave II —> 60 times more contagious than the current strain and 67 percent more deadly..”

    1. Survival of fittest
    2. Elimination of redundant
    3. Improvement of growth/culture medium

    ” …. the available evidence suggests average global IFR of ~0.15% and ~1.5-2.0 billion infections by February 2021 with substantial differences in IFR and in infection spread across continents, countries, and locations.”


    Doc Robinson

    • B.1.1.7. Now Dominant Strain In US
    67 percent more deadly

    That deadly UK strain has resulted in the UK having no excess deaths for the past 6 weeks, according to EUROMOMO.

    Here is the data behind that “67 percent more deadly” claim:

    “Of the 109,812 total participants [who tested positive for COVID-19], 367 (0.3%) died. Of the 54,906 participants infected with B117, 227 (0.4%) died, compared with 141 (0.3%) infected with other strains.”

    In other words, for those who tested positive, 99.6% survived the more deadly strain, while 99.7% survived the other strains.

    Death rate 64% higher with B117 COVID variant, study finds

    Absolute risk remains low…
    The researchers cautioned that their results may not apply to other settings and age-groups…



    This video explains how it is that so many people will blindly follow stupid orders.

    Like at an NBA game:- the players will, after 15 mins of close contact during which they rub and sweat on each other, then put on a mask when sitting on the bench.
    Or, like at the beginning of the recent Six Nations Rugby matches:- the players would socially distance while lined up on field to sing their respective national anthems. Then participate in 90 minutes of hard impact rugby.

    Or wear masks, or take the jab or ……

    “People will blindly follow stupid orders.”

    “The Six Purposes of Schooling” – John Taylor Gatto lays out the basis of the Coronapanic subservience.
    (best enjoyed played at 1.5x speed).


    ” the deployment by the Ukrainian military of hundreds of armored vehicles and thousands of troops into the region”

    1. Can Russia eliminate/destroy a concentration of hundreds of armored vehicles and thousands of troops without invading/boots on the ground of Ukraine?
    Yes. No problem.

    2. Can the USA remove boots on the ground from everywhere and still bully most governments of the world?
    Of course, No problem.

    3. Is there a wining survivor if assets needed for surviving are destroyed?
    Yes. However, it probably will not be the destroyers.


    The old boys club
    Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom (grandson of King George I and thus King Constantine II’s first cousin-once-removed and his wife). The Duke discontinued using his Greek and Danish titles shortly before his 1947 marriage.





    Biden;s LALALAND
    a tribute to the power of the military-industrial complex


    “The Pentagon budget—which jumped more than $130 billion during the Trump presidency—is replete with spending on overpriced weapons that don’t work, rip-off deals for private contractors, gigantic investments in pointless or outdated weapons systems, and waste and mismanagement so severe the agency cannot pass an audit,” the group’s president Robert Weissman said in a Thursday statement.


    “There is no data available at the moment to recommend other countries follow France’s decision to “mix and match” different Covid-19 vaccines”

    “Marianne Roebl-Mathieu, is one of two members of Germany’s vaccine advisory committee who said on Wednesday that the committee could see no disadvantages or risks from giving younger recipients of AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine a second dose of an alternative shot.”


    Hahahaha – “Mix and Match” like it’s candy.
    They’re just making it up as they go.
    Following the science – haha!

    madamski cafone

    @ Dr. D

    Oh, I understand you’re preaching to the wind. I say that one superhero outfit is about as good as another. In fact, I wear a cape around the house all day myself, but I have inherited an orphaned caique parrot and it sits on my shoulders most of the day. Whatever the reason, it looks silly to be ranting on like that about things you can’t fix. It’s a bit like blathering your own wind to a) preach into and b) fluff out your cape.

    Not to mention that there’s an inverse ratio between how much foaming is happening at the mouth, and the accuracy/honesty of said blather.

    Life on the Internet


    > madamski (previous thread) about Putin, yes, and he may surpise us.

    Lavrov’s warning, paraphrasing — Those who try to start a war in the Donbass will destroy Ukraine — seems to have been completely ignored. Or, there are no visisible signs it was taken on board, or not ones noticed by me.

    Lavrov meant (as I interpret it) that Ukr. will split into parts if more deaths, unrest, war, etc. occurs. (About 14, 15 K or far more ppl have died so far, this isn’t merely a nasty border skirmish.)

    The present situation is untenable in the long run, with Donesk + Luhansk Independent Republics in a kind of limbo, with on one side the miserable dangerous contact line and on the other a border (> Russia) that has become progressively less of a barrier: Use of the rouble, FTA in various forms, passports given out, permits similar to ‘green cards’ given out, foreign registration in Russia special status for Ukrs., the supply of military matériel and advice, etc. (Banking = other topic not adressed.)

    That Donesk (particularly..) was not messing about (and that Russia would support..) was evident right away.

    One of the first things they did was to immediately change the school system to conform to the Russian one. They adopted the Russian marking system (completely different) and a major, or large, part of the Russian curriculum. Russia sent the school books.

    Now, to understand the serious effort, one has to know that Ukr. has the weirdest bi-lingual edu. system: Parents can choose if their children will attend school in Russian or in Ukrainian (both streams have lessons in the other language..) ( >> See Repression of Russian after Maidan.)

    In the DLPR a switch to Russian occurred naturally (imho), but teachers in Ukrainian or of Ukrainian were not fired or retired, they were recycled, to math, gym, science, etc. (From news, personal contacts.)

    Today, all DLPR graduates (any level) can integrate the Russian system without tests or any barriers, incl. to top Tech / Unis. “Inevitable” madamski wrote, yes. Right away, all first thoughts were for the future – the kiddos.

    Another powerful sign: in Oct. 2014 DLPR switched to Moscow Time, which is not geo. adapted.


    some visuals:

    A Brit vlogger travelling in Urk. in eng / with subs. He is hunting for Soviet Mosaics. His “politically slanted” descriptions are *total* BS (maybe just there to not be taken down?) — however the vids and pix are well done. Plus, I love mosaics.

    This episode, Solo thru War-Torn Donbass, has more than 2 million views.


    Dr. D said: “..For the love of GOD, we’ve HAD all the lockdowns, for a YEAR, can anyone TELL me if they work yet? Hmmm…here’s a clue: all the WORST outcomes on earth are in every lockdown zone, all the BEST outcomes are without lockdowns. …I guess the jury’s still out. We may never know..”

    Hear, effing hear, Sir!

    Notice how the Standard Refrain these days is “It remains Unclear..” regarding most any readily-answerable


    @ V. Arnold … speaking of Gatto. I have his book from the library right now, finally. I had to read the Prologue twice just to wrap my ahead around it. Never looked at the education system in quite that light.

    Realized pretty quickly I wanted to own the book since it’s a deep dive, deserves thought, and is lengthy. A bit of web trawling revealed I can’t buy even a used copy for much less than a couple hundred dollars. (Not going to happen). Right now I just sit down, let the book open wherever it falls, read that essay (this copy of the book is pretty dog eared. Must be lots of people have read the thing). It has to go back to the library in a few days, unfortunately.

    Thanks for the recommendation! Spot on.


    @ madanski

    Lol. I really enjoy your rhetoric. Now I don’t miss anything by skipping Dr. D’s posts.

    Doc Robinson

    @ upstateNYer

    Some of John Taylor Gatto’s books can be read online, or downloaded as a PDF or Kindle file (for free).

    The Underground History of American Education: A School Teacher’s Intimate Investigation Into the Problem of Modern Schooling
    by John Taylor Gatto


    Dumbing Us Down – The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling
    by John Taylor Gatto


    John Taylor Gatto (December 15, 1935 – October 25, 2018) was an American author and school teacher. After teaching for nearly 30 years he authored several books on modern education, criticizing its ideology, history, and consequences. He is best known for his books Dumbing Us Down: the Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling, and The Underground History of American Education: A Schoolteacher’s Intimate Investigation Into the Problem of Modern Schooling, which is sometimes considered to be his magnum opus.

    He was named New York City Teacher of the Year in 1989, 1990, and 1991, and New York State Teacher of the Year in 1991.


    madamski cafone

    “New physics” assessment:

    “Re the muon g-2, let me just say the obvious: 3.3 < 3.7, 4.2 < 5, and the suspected murderer has for a long time been hadronic contributions (ie, “old” physics). Of course the possibility exists that it’s new physics. But I wouldn’t bet on it.”

    meaning that some of the measurements plugged into the calculations are from measurements made long enough ago that they aren’t as accurate as new measurements would be, or so I understand it.



    “This experimental result is, by far, the strongest justification for building a new bigger particle collider to see if it can observe directly the new physics that the muon g-2 discrepancy seems to point towards.”

    Well of course they want a bigger collider. Expansion is the essence of our culture. Moarf, even… but they’re hardly villains for it. It’s just how modern science works: lioke everything else: expensively.

    “It also provides excellent motivation to redo at higher precision the electron-positron collisions (last done at the Large Electron-Positron collider which was dismantled in 2001), to determine if this key experimental contribution to the Standard Model prediction is flawed and is the real source of the discrepancy.”

    The latter will determine how much leverage for the former this discovery may provide.

    other link

    Nobody’s lying: they’re just expressing their druthers. The science will decide (and yes, these guiys do real science).


    @ Dr. D, re: Beat the Devil
    +++++ Ya gotta do what ya gotta do.
    to repeat and and augment Bill7
    “Hear, effing hear, Sir!”



    Thanks for posting the video of the Donbass adventure. It reminded me of my time in Moscow and Siberia also a coal mining area, minus the bullet holes but not the AK-47s!

    The starting video picture shows the type of apartment I lived in. This exact style of building was built from one end of Russia to the other end! Surprisingly it had only concrete walls with no insulation at all! The interior walls looked just like the outside walls!

    These buildings are what you get when governments decide what housing is. The concrete sections were prefab and where placed exactly like you would build a house of cards! One earth quake and the apartment would quickly collapse like a house built of cards, instantly killing everyone inside. That is why Russian earth quake death totals are always so high compared to any other country!

    Your visit to a salt mine was to an underground mine, very different to the type of open pit mines I worked in. Open pit mines are just big messy holes in the ground! The other type of mining is coal strip mining which rarely go deeper than 100 meters and are back filled as they progress. Open pit mines are usually the ones that give mining it’s bad reputation!

    For a college job, I once worked a summer in the maintenance shop of a gold underground mine in northern Ontario. But I was never allowed to go underground even though I tried once, getting caught in the cage by the cage loading master!

    I found out later from my Father, a mining engineer, that there was sort of an unwritten rule, amoung mining engineers, not to let sons of fellow engineers go underground. The gold mine manager was a mining engineer too so he was the one that told the cage master not to let me go underground! To be honest I doubt I missed too much!



    In essence, the new science needs to kill the old science!

    Michael Reid

    We all have to die for some stupid reason. Embrace your life. I am trying

    Michael Reid

    This discussion of love and sex has consumed my mind today. One without the other always seems to result in no life I want to lead.

    Michael Reid

    @ V. Arnold

    “ In a world as loveless as ours has become, truth naturally goes extinct.

    …an interesting turn of phrase…and I largely agree…
    In the west, love has become synonymous with sex…some still know better…………..”

    I have been thinking about this all day

    V. Arnold

    This video explains how it is that so many people will blindly follow stupid orders.

    Well, blow me down; you just posted a vid of one of my only heros, John Taylor Gatto…
    His bookj, The Underground History of American Education, is a must read for anybody interested in American history.
    You’d understand why the U.S. is such a clusterfuck!!!!


    Michael Reid:

    Is it Atlantic or Pacific salmon swimming in your fresh water?!

    Michael Reid

    @ WES

    Atlantic salmon, south coast of Newfoundland. If you are ever allowed to travel anymore I would welcome you into my home as a lovely guest. I thought that I answered that question

    V. Arnold

    My rebellion against forced education began in late grade school (7th grade) and highschool was a disaster; I almost failed to graduate.
    Then came university…hopeless…
    I called out the teacher’s bullshit in class at the last two attempts to get through even a term.
    It was years (decades?) later I realized I was an autodidact (self educated) and had always been ahead of attempted control of knowledge and learning inherent in forced public “education”.
    Gatto’s book was like an absolution from the wasted years in school…
    …and I finally understood the origins my behavior; which went totally against the way I was raised…

    V. Arnold

    …and I finally understood the origins my behavior; which went totally against the way I was raised…

    Actually, maybe it was an affirmation of the way my parents raised me…


    V. ARNOLD:

    I think it is just called learning by doing! My son is that way! You can book learn him all you want but it all goes in one ear and out the other ear!
    Show him how to do one brake and he will finish the remaining three brakes by himself!


    Michael Reid:

    If you mentioned nfld before then I must have missed it!
    One nice thing about the island and Labrador is that there are a lot of rivers!
    I know one of the island’s rivers is a famous canoe river.
    Are you able to have a vegatable garden in your area?

    In Schefferville the only thing we could grow were radishes and green mint! For flowers it was wild daisy’s and pansies. My Father once discovered rhubarb growing at a abandoned trading post south of Schefferville.

    I do temember people trying to grow beans, peas,9 lettuce, and corn! The corn got about a foot high! Well it sure looked pretty!

    Doc Robinson

    Hospital emergency departments in England are reportedly being “swamped” with patients having adverse reactions to the AstraZeneca vaccine. The Guardian headline calls them “mild” side effects, but many of these patients are being sent to the hospital by their GPs.

    A&E ‘swamped’ with patients seeking help for mild Covid jab side-effects
    Emergency departments report surge in cases of headaches linked to AstraZeneca jab amid concerns of blood clots

    It’s definitely a thing. Colleagues across England are reporting this. All A&E departments are seeing an increase in the number of people reporting concerns after having the AstraZeneca vaccine…

    An A&E doctor at a London hospital told the HSJ that their department was “swamped” with patients with headaches who had been sent there by their GP.”


    V. Arnold

    Thanks for the recommendation! Spot on.

    I hope you have read the chapter (#1) The Way it Used to Be…
    It sets the tenor of the book/subject…
    Glad you followed through…and you are welcome…

    Michael Reid

    Dear WES

    We did well with tomatoes,beens and peas

    Michael Reid

    @ V. Arnold,

    I love your free mind

    Religion is not for everyone me included but spiritually is working better for me at least

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