May 102021
 


Daniel Garber Lambertville holiday 1941

 

When You Become A Health Threat, And Removing Your Rights A Formality (CHD)
COVID-19 Rewired Our Brains (NR)
DC Mayor Bans Dancing At Weddings & Other Absurdities (Black)
Fauci Says Wearing Masks May Eventually Become ‘Seasonal’ (NYP)
Covid-19 Patient Receives Ivermectin From Elmhurst Hospital (F32)
Canadian Preacher Pawlowski Arrested For Defying Public Health Orders (ET)
Antony Blinken Lectures the World on Press Freedom (Greenwald)
Colonial Fails To Restart Hacked Pipeline, US Declares State Of Emergency (ZH)
Russian Criminal Group Suspected In Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Attack (NBC)
Reducing Debt Via A Modern Debt Jubilee (Steve Keen)

 

 

I’m going to trust my immune system
https://twitter.com/i/status/1391536048237420545

 

 

“..they are digging a six-foot legislative hole in which to lay freedom of movement and the concept of bodily integrity to rest..”

When You Become A Health Threat, And Removing Your Rights A Formality (CHD)

Since the WHO declared a pandemic, Europe has seen the advent of two curious legal instruments: the Digital Green Certificate (DGC) and Passenger Locator Forms (PLFs). Working shoulder-to-shoulder as a draconian ‘universal framework’, they are digging a six-foot legislative hole in which to lay freedom of movement and the concept of bodily integrity to rest. Until now you have been able to travel freely. Generally, you required proof of identity and citizenship, ie a passport. Sometimes there were visa and medical requirements. Within the Schengen Zone meanwhile, European citizens didn’t even need a passport. And until now, you had command over your own body. You could choose your medicine, for example. If you got sick, generally speaking, you decided on your treatment.


You could only be imprisoned if you did something wrong. Until now you were a person, a citizen; free to move and bodily autonomous. You may have noticed that this has all changed. However you may not realise how and to what a dramatic extent this has changed, or why. It’s not that you can’t travel anymore. The State will still let you travel—in return for certain permissions. Before you can move, you will let the State do things to your body; conduct an unsanitary test or administer an experimental gene therapy for example—whether or not you are sick. Then, as you begin to move, the State will track and imprison you as it sees fit. So, to travel, you will have to give up the right to decide what happens to your body. Instead, in certain matters, you will let the State decide. Why? Because the State presumes you are a threat to public health, and you accept this.

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“One would normally expect that a variety of experts would come up with a variety of recommendations, precisely because, like everyone else, they value the risks differently.”

COVID-19 Rewired Our Brains (NR)

It’s as if a circuit has been fused. While caution and restrictive behavior can be justified by a conscience informed by the risks, the human mind can also make calculations based on superstition. And one frighteningly common one is the equation of science with truth, fear with realism, and caution with virtue. In individuals, we can easily observe these sorts of calculations, with personal tragedies large and small: people who missed out on one last comforting grasp of the hands before a loved one died, or whose marriages were wrecked by the atmosphere of fear and paranoia. But the problem is clearly social as well as political. Once the truth-caution-virtue circuit was fused, we found it much harder to introduce good news and new information. We lost the capacity to acknowledge the provisional nature of our judgments.

The fact that a huge portion of the vulnerable population in America has been vaccinated — in many counties well over 70 percent of people 65 and older are now fully vaccinated —doesn’t change behavior as fast as the news about the virus altered our behavior last spring. This is made worse because the “costs” of much mitigating behavior are mostly diffuse. They are in the depressed business environment for entertainment, food, and tourism. Or we see them in the heightened levels of depression that people experience because of prolonged social isolation. Many people who had the financial option of making their lockdown super-tight simply don’t go out enough to realize how free and sociable most people in their community have been. They have become unused to the risks and the pleasures of life that the less fearful or the more essential workers never could get away from. And this faulty equivalence of truth, fear, and caution doesn’t afflict only individuals or the environment of major cities. It afflicts our institutions.

It is why the Centers for Disease Control can get bullied by the teachers’ union into delaying its recommendation to fully reopen schools. The teachers’ unions have no public-health expertise, no special knowledge of epidemiology. What they had on their side was a pervasive reflex that more caution can never be wrong or harmful. The association of danger with permissiveness has warped the “expert class” that is supposed to inform the public. Throughout the pandemic, public-health officials have betrayed their view that they do not trust the public with good news; they seem to fear that an inch given will be a mile taken. And so, even during one of the most successful vaccine rollouts in the world, CDC director Rochelle Walensky warned of “impending doom” just a month ago. But no doom was in the offing.

And the expert class has also corrupted itself. The short circuit of the pandemic has led to a dramatic tightening of groupthink among public-health pundits. One would normally expect that a variety of experts would come up with a variety of recommendations, precisely because, like everyone else, they value the risks differently. But instead, public-health pontificators have tried to guard their authority with an ersatz sheen of unanimity. When Dr. Martin Kulldorff expressed his view that the pause of Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine would do more harm than good, the CDC threw him off its vaccine-safety advisory committee. Four days later, Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine was made available again, but the visible dissent was too much to abide. Kulldorff had pioneered many of the processes by which the CDC detects the safety of vaccines.

But he had expressed his view that the urge to vaccinate everyone was as superstitious as being anti-vaccine. Twitter, preposterously, put a misinformation tag on this tweet, based on the superstition that there is only one valid “expert” answer — and no valid debates among experts. Kulldorff’s worst crime, apparently, was expressing his views in person in the presence of Governor Ron DeSantis of Florida.

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“..the CIA’s new mission is not gathering and analyzing intelligence to defend the nation. It’s fighting back against the patriarchy. America’s enemies are shaking in their boots.”

DC Mayor Bans Dancing At Weddings & Other Absurdities (Black)

The CIA has gone full woke in an “unapologetically me” campaign designed to drive new recruits to the agency. In the video, we hear from a CIA officer who tells us, “I am a woman of color. I am a mom. I am a cis gender Millennial who’s been diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder. . . I am intersectional. But my existence is not a box checking exercise.” Wait, what? If your existence isn’t about box checking, why did you literally just check off all the boxes in which you identify? Racial identity: check. Gender identity: check. Disability: check. The video goes on to showcase all the diversity and inclusion awards that the officer won during her time at the CIA. And she continues: “At 36, I refuse to internalize misguided patriarchal ideas of what a woman can or should be.”

There you have it— the CIA’s new mission is not gathering and analyzing intelligence to defend the nation. It’s fighting back against the patriarchy. America’s enemies are shaking in their boots. The Mayor of Washington DC has issued a health order which demands wedding guests stay seated at wedding receptions. The order specifically notes that at weddings, “Attendees and guests must remain seated and socially distanced from each other and other household groups… Standing and dancing receptions are not allowed.” Standing… is now illegal. The real irony here is that Washington DC is one of the MOST VACCINATED cities in the US, with 631,000 vaccine doses administered out of an adult population (according to census data) of 577,000.

The Australian health department has banned travelers from entering Australia within 14 days of having been in India. The government says this order falls under the authority of the Biosecurity Act. This applies to Australian citizens as well, who could incur a fine of up to $66,600 and 5 years in prison for boarding a flight home. When asked about this insanity, the Prime Minister said, “I think the likelihood of any of that occurring is pretty much zero.” I guess that makes it OK. Of course, the likelihood would be exactly zero if his government hadn’t issued the ridiculous order to begin with.

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Not the Onion: facemasks for the flu.

Fauci Says Wearing Masks May Eventually Become ‘Seasonal’ (NYP)

Dr. Anthony Fauci predicted Sunday that mask-wearing could eventually become “seasonal” as protection against ailments like the flu that can also be spread through the air. He said Americans over the course of the pandemic have gotten used to wearing face coverings, which “diminishes respiratory diseases.” “We’ve had practically a non-existent flu season this year merely because people were doing the kinds of public health things that were directed predominantly against COVID-19,” Fauci, the country’s top infectious disease expert, said on NBC News’ “Meet the Press.”

“So it is conceivable that as we go on, a year or two or more from now, that during certain seasonal periods when you have respiratory-borne viruses like the flu, people might actually elect to wear masks to diminish the likelihood that you’ll spread these respiratory-borne diseases,” Fauci continued. He also predicted that we won’t see another surge in COVID-19 cases this fall if the majority of Americans get the vaccine. “The fact that we have vaccines right now … is really a game changer,” Fauci said on NBC. “I mean, if we get, which we will, to the goals that the president has established — namely if we get 70 percent of the people vaccinated by the Fourth of July, namely one single dose and even more thereafter — you may see blips, but if we handle them well, it is unlikely that you’ll see the kind of surge that we saw in the late fall and the early winter,” he said.

Experts have been warning that the country is in danger of not reaching herd immunity because of the decline in people getting inoculated. “That’s the reason … why we plead with people to get vaccinated because the larger proportion of the population that’s vaccinated, the less likelihood that in a season like the coming fall or winter you’re going to see a significant surge,” Fauci said. “That’s the wild card that we have now that we didn’t have last fall or the last winter.”

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The woman’s in an induced coma and they still refused.

Covid-19 Patient Receives Ivermectin From Elmhurst Hospital (F32)

The first dose of ivermectin was administered by Elmhurst Hospital Monday night, three days after a judge ordered the hospital to honor a family’s request to treat their mother. Some doctors say ivermectin is a highly effective COVID treatment, but it is not approved for that use by the FDA. “[Elmhurst Hospital] basically just shut it out. They will not allow a doctor to use one of the world’s safest medicines despite the increasing amounts of evidence to show that it’s effective,” said Dr. Pierre Kory of the Frontline COVID-19 Critical Care Alliance (FCCCA). The hospital initially refused to give 68-year-old Nurije Fype the drug, in defiance of a judge’s orders. But her daughter Desi Fype said on Monday night, they reversed course and allowed an outside doctor to come in and administer the drug to her mother.

The FCCCA has released several studies it says show overwhelming evidence that ivermectin has “large-magnitude benefits” when it comes to fighting COVID. “All independent groups of scientists, all concluding the same thing: that the evidence suggests that it should be the standard of care,” Dr. Kory said. The family attorney told FOX 32 after one dose of ivermectin Monday night, Nurije Fype is already showing signs of improvement. Desi Fype of Elmhurst fought for days to get doctors at Elmhurst Hospital to treat her mother with ivermectin. Nurije Fype is in a medically induced coma at the hospital. Late last week, a judge ordered the hospital to administer the drug to Fype, but the family and their lawyers say the hospital continued to refuse until Monday night.

“We went to court,” said Desi Fype. “We have a judge’s order, so you have to comply with that.” “I think the judge’s dismay and horror at what they’re doing matches mine. It’s inexcusable,” said Dr. Kory. “They’re behaving indefensibly when a woman’s life is in the balance.” The FDA has a page on its website titled, “Why you should not use ivermectin to treat or prevent COVID-19.” The page says the drug has only been approved at very specific doses to treat parasitic worms, and that it’s dangerous at large doses.

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I like Artur.

Canadian Preacher Pawlowski Arrested For Defying Public Health Orders (ET)

“Earlier today, police arrested two organizers of a church service who were in violation of a new court order obtained by Alberta Health Services (AHS) in relation to mandatory compliance of public health orders for gatherings,” said the Calgary Police Service in a statement on Saturday. His brother, David Pawlowski, was also taken into police custody. Both were charged with allegedly organizing an illegal in-person gathering as well as “requesting, inciting or inviting others” to join them, according to police. The force said that Alberta’s provincial government obtained a bench order from a court that applies to “protests, demonstrations and rallies” that imposes “new restrictions on organizers of protests and demonstrations requiring compliance with public health orders including masking, physical distancing and attendance limits.”

“It is important to understand that law enforcement recognizes people’s desire to participate in faith-based gatherings as well as the right to protest. However, as we find ourselves in the midst of a global pandemic, we all must comply with public health orders in order to ensure everyone’s safety and wellbeing,” the police service added. A video uploaded on Twitter that appeared to show his arrest on a highway included Pawlowski’s voice: “If you are watching this video, it means that they have successfully arrested me.” It included a link to a crowdfunding website for his legal defense. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Pawlowski brothers have held gatherings and have denied officials’ entry into their church located in Dover, Calgary, according to reports.

Pawlowski drew headlines several weeks ago after he compared police with the Nazi Gestapo paramilitary forces and fascists. “And they did it again! Today, the Gestapo Attacked our Church Again! History is being repeated in front of our eyes! Another sad day for Freedom and democracy!” Pawlowski wrote on April 24.

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See under hypocrisy in your Thesaurus.

Antony Blinken Lectures the World on Press Freedom (Greenwald)

Continuing his world tour doling out righteous lectures to the world, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Thursday proclaimed — in a sermon you have to hear to believe — that few things are more sacred in a democracy than “independent journalism.” Speaking to Radio Free Europe, Blinken paid homage to “World Press Freedom Day”; claimed that “the United States stands strongly with independent journalism”; explained that “the foundation of any democratic system” entails “holding leaders accountable” and “informing citizens”; and warned that “countries that deny freedom of the press are countries that don’t have a lot of confidence in themselves or in their systems.”

The rhetorical cherry on top of that cake came when he posed this question: “What is to be afraid of in informing the people and holding leaders accountable?” The Secretary of State then issued this vow: “Everywhere journalism and freedom of the press is challenged, we will stand with journalists and with that freedom.” [..] That the Biden administration is such a stalwart believer in the sanctity of independent journalism and is devoted to defending it wherever it is threatened would come as a great surprise to many, many people. Among them would be Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks and the person responsible for breaking more major stories about the actions of top U.S. officials than virtually all U.S. journalists employed in the corporate press combined.

Currently, Assange is sitting in a cell in the British high-security Belmarsh prison because the Biden administration is not only trying to extradite him to stand trial on espionage charges for having published documents embarrassing to the U.S. Government and the Democratic Party but also has appealed a British judge’s January ruling rejecting that extradition request. The Biden administration is doing all of this, noted The New York Times, despite the fact that “human rights and civil liberties groups had asked the [administration] to abandon the effort to prosecute Mr. Assange, arguing that the case . . . could establish a precedent posing a grave threat to press freedoms” — press freedoms, exactly the value which Blinken just righteously spent the week celebrating and vowing to uphold.

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Colonial transports over half of the gasoline and diesel consumed on the east coast every day..

Colonial Fails To Restart Hacked Pipeline, US Declares State Of Emergency (ZH)

The US government declared a state of emergency late on Sunday, lifting limits on the transport of fuels by road in a bid to keep gas supply lines open as fears of shortages spiked after the continued shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline. “This Declaration addresses the emergency conditions creating a need for immediate transportation of gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, and other refined petroleum products and provides necessary relief,” the Department of Transportation said. White House Press Sec Jen Psaki added that “as the Administration works to mitigate potential disruptions to supply as a result of the Colonial Pipeline incident, @USDOT is taking action today to allow flexibility for truckers in 17 states.” The move lifted limits on the transport of fuels by road to ease the fallout from the continuing closure of the Colonial pipeline, which carries almost half the fuel consumed on the US East Coast, following a ransomware cyber attack on Friday.


The decision comes as the government scrambles to deal with the fallout from the closure of Colonial, the biggest refined products pipeline in the US, transporting 2.5m barrels of fuel a day from refineries on the Gulf Coast to markets such as Atlanta, Washington and New York (see more below). If the pipeline is not quickly reopened the impact on prices could become more severe in the coming days, said Patrick De Haan, head of petroleum analysis at data provider GasBuddy. “We’re realizing the gravity of it is maybe worse than what we’d expected,” said De Haan. “There’s still a little breathing room, we’re starting to run low on it. But Monday, Tuesday if there’s no news, you know we’re dealing with something fairly significant.”

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Yes, yes, it’s the Russians again.

Although Russian hackers often freelance for the Kremlin, early indications suggest that this was a criminal scheme — not an attack by a nation-state..

Russian Criminal Group Suspected In Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Attack (NBC)

A Russian criminal group may be responsible for a ransomware attack that shut down a major U.S. fuel pipeline, two sources familiar with the matter said Sunday. The group, known as DarkSide, is relatively new, but it has a sophisticated approach to the business of extortion, the sources said. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo said Sunday that the White House was working to help Colonial Pipeline, the Georgia-based company that operates the pipeline, to restart its 5,500-mile network. The system, which runs from Texas to New Jersey, transports 45 percent of the East Coast’s fuel supply. In a statement Sunday, the company said that some smaller lateral lines were operational but that the main lines remained down.

“We are in the process of restoring service to other laterals and will bring our full system back online only when we believe it is safe to do so, and in full compliance with the approval of all federal regulations,” the company said. Raimondo said on CBS’ “Face the Nation” that the effort to restart the network was “an all-hands-on-deck effort right now.” “We are working closely with the company, state and local officials to make sure that they get back up to normal operations as quickly as possible and there aren’t disruptions in supply,” she said, adding: “Unfortunately, these sorts of attacks are becoming more frequent. They’re here to stay.” A White House official said Sunday that the Energy Department is leading the government’s response. Agencies are planning for a number of scenarios in which the region’s fuel supply takes a hit, the official said.

On Saturday, Colonial Pipeline blamed the cyberattack on ransomware and said some of its information technology systems were affected. It said it “proactively” took “certain systems offline to contain the threat.” The company has not said what was demanded or who made the demand. Although Russian hackers often freelance for the Kremlin, early indications suggest that this was a criminal scheme — not an attack by a nation-state — the sources said. But the fact that Colonial had to shut down the country’s largest gasoline pipeline underscores just how vulnerable the U.S. cyber infrastructure is to criminals and national adversaries, such as Russia, China and Iran, experts say.

“This could be the most impactful ransomware attack in history, a cyber disaster turning into a real-world catastrophe,” said Andrew Rubin, CEO and co-founder of Illumio, a cybersecurity company. “It’s an absolute nightmare, and it’s a recurring nightmare,” he said. “Organizations continue to rely and invest entirely on detection, as if they can stop all breaches from happening. But this approach misses attacks over and over again. Before the next inevitable breach, the president and Congress need to take action on our broken security model.”

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Note the velocity of money.

Reducing Debt Via A Modern Debt Jubilee (Steve Keen)

This paper models a Modern Debt Jubilee using Minsky, an Open Source (i.e., free) system dynamics program. Minsky’s unique feature, called a “Godley Table”, is a double-entry bookkeeping table that makes it much easier to model financial dynamics than it is in standard system dynamics programs. The key outcomes of the model are: • The Jubilee reduces overall debt levels, relative to GDP;The private debt to GDP ratio falls immediately because of the Jubilee;
Government debt rises as much as private debt falls, but the government debt to GDP ratio rises less because of the stimulatory effects of the Jubilee on GDP; The total debt to GDP ratio therefore falls immediately as a result of the Jubilee; and • Over time, the Jubilee stimulates the economy because the fall in indebtedness boosts aggregate demand, by transferring money from those who spend slowly (primarily bankers) to those who spend quickly (workers). A policy which requires an initial increase in government debt – as fiat-created money replaces credit-based money – thus ends up reducing both government and private debt relative to GDP – see Figure 6.


Figure 6: A Modern Debt Jubilee reduces both private and government debt ratios

How does this magic happen? The basic mechanism is that the Modern Debt Jubilee (MDJ) reduces the inequality that rising level of private debt have caused. A higher level of private debt, even with falling interest rates, results in a larger fraction of the economy’s money residing in the financial sector rather than the real economy – the shops and factories where physical output are produced, and profits and wages are actually generated. The Modern Debt Jubilee reverses this: by reducing private debt levels, less debt-servicing is needed, and therefore more of the existing amount of money turns up in the hands of workers, who spend much more rapidly than do bankers. Because they spend more rapidly, that money expands activity in the firm sector, causing GDP to rise. The increase in what mainstream economists call the “velocity of money” (see Figure 7) generates more GDP from the same amount of money, and debt to GDP ratios fall over time.


Figure 7: Rising velocity of money because of the Jubilee

A Modern Debt Jubilee thus reverses Fisher’s Paradox. Private debt is reduced, but the stock of money remains constant, and as a bonus, it ends up in the hands of people who spend more rapidly. So private debt falls, and GDP rises as a result, reducing the private debt to GDP ratio even further. The increase in economic activity is so great that, over time, even the government debt to GDP ratio falls as a result of the Jubilee.

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    Daniel Garber Lambertville holiday 1941   • When You Become A Health Threat, And Removing Your Rights A Formality (CHD) • COVID-19 Rewired Our Br
    [See the full post at: Debt Rattle May 10 2021]

    #74909
    oxymoron
    Participant

    I know it’s been a minute but I’m still reeling about Whitney Webb’s Patreon issues. We are just gonna slam hard into a decentralised world of small hangouts if this keeps up.

    #74910
    V. Arnold
    Participant

    Daniel Garber Lambertville holiday 1941

    Very nice Garber…

    #74911
    Django
    Participant

    Anal Schwab of the WEF warned us of the threat of cyber-attacks. Curiouser and curiouser. Back down my rabbithole.

    #74912
    Mister Roboto
    Participant

    The FDA has a page on its website titled, “Why you should not use ivermectin to treat or prevent COVID-19.” The page says the drug has only been approved at very specific doses to treat parasitic worms, and that it’s dangerous at large doses.

    1) Huge lie. 2) There are quite a few effective drugs than can become dangerous when you administer too large a dose.

    #74913
    Django
    Participant

    A thought occurred to me as I was busy avoiding doing the washing-up. This cyber-attack perpetrated by the Dark Side (I watch too many bad movies too) is an attempt to kill two birds or possibly more with one stone. More restrictions on the internet but also restrictions on Bitcoin as the Dark Side won’t accept a briefcase full of used fivers or Doge. It would make them look a bit less Dark and we wouldn’t want that now, would we?

    #74914
    Django
    Participant

    More musings on the Dark Side as colorful moulds grow on the plates. David Morales ex-military and present hijo de la grand puta ,head of UC Global the detective agency supposedly protecting Julian Assange but actually spying on him was reported as saying ‘ We are now working for the dark side’.

    #74915
    Michael Reid
    Participant

    WES:

    Another benefit of reconstituted evaporated milk into whole milk is the Vitamin D. The Vitamin D pills were giving me bad headaches but the milk does not and is very nutritious and satisfying

    #74916
    Mister Roboto
    Participant

    @WES: Well, I guess I get some cold comfort in knowing I’m not the only one who doesn’t tolerate synthetic vitamins and minerals well.

    #74917
    Mister Roboto
    Participant

    Oops, that was actually “@Michael Reid”

    #74918
    oxymoron
    Participant

    Does anyone know if Omega 3 has any effect on health/recovery with regards to Covid?
    Thinking about how awesome Purslane is.

    #74919
    zerosum
    Participant

    Dream world – migrants

    Tomorrow will be better than today.

    Nightmare – refugee

    Yesterday was better than today.
    Tomorrow will not be better than today.

    Wishes and prayers will not change the future. – the rocket went down in the ocean

    #74920
    zerosum
    Participant

    Tomorrow is here. Where are you?

    What Will You Do When Inflation Forces US Households To Spend 40% Of Their Incomes On Food?

    US Declares State Of Emergency To Keep Gasoline Flowing After Colonial Fails To Restart Hacked Pipeline

    Bezos’ New 417-Foot Superyacht Is A Testament To The “K-shaped” Recovery

    #74921
    Germ
    Participant

    “You are being played” – Minnesota State Senator Scott Jensen, and a practising physician.

    #74922
    zerosum
    Participant

    Crystal Ballers discovered “K-shaped” discovery
    https://www.investopedia.com/k-shaped-recovery-5080086

    #74923
    Germ
    Participant

    “As Goa continues to record a surge in coronavirus cases, the state government on Monday gave a go-ahead to a new COVID-19 treatment protocol in accordance with which all residents above the age of 18 are recommended to take five tablets of the Ivermectin drug. ”

    https://www.timesnownews.com/india/article/ivermectin-to-all-above-18-goa-approves-new-covid-19-treatment-protocol/755160

    #74924
    Mister Roboto
    Participant

    @Germ: At least for the US, the number of deaths we had for 2020 was in excess of the number of deaths we had for 2019 by very close to the number of estimated Covid deaths for the year. I have a feeling that the number of deaths we will have for 2021 will be less than what we had for 2019, meaning Covid picked a bunch of low-hanging fruit in the form of people who were very ill or at least not doing well. Of course, that test would go right out the window if it turns out the vaccines are killing thousands of people who received them (which I really, really hope doesn’t happen).

    #74925
    Doc Robinson
    Participant

    oxymoron: “Does anyone know if Omega 3 has any effect on health/recovery with regards to Covid?”

    A study of 100 patients showed that a quarter of the patients, those having a higher “Omega-3 Index” in blood tests, were “were 75% less likely to die” than the other patients. “More well-powered studies are clearly needed.”

    Blood omega-3 fatty acids and death from COVID-19: A pilot study
    https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0952327821000132

    Another study showed that “Omega-3 supplementation improved the levels of several parameters of respiratory and renal function in critically ill patients with COVID-19… The intervention group had significantly higher 1-month survival rate… Further clinical studies are warranted.”

    The effect of omega-3 fatty acid supplementation on clinical and biochemical parameters of critically ill patients with COVID-19: a randomized clinical trial
    https://translational-medicine.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12967-021-02795-5

    #74926
    Mr. House
    Participant

    The biggest tell from the beginning was the initiative they were taking, .gov only does that when they want to cover something up or gain some new power.

    #74927
    zerosum
    Participant

    Definition: A successful Cyber Attacker – a pissed off System Administrator

    #74928
    Mr. House
    Participant

    So can we expect the internet and grid to go down this winter since they’re war gaming that this summer? I mean they did war game covid like four months between the world shutdown. Can’t make this shit up.

    #74929
    sumac.carol
    Participant

    For those who cannot tolerate synthetic vitamins (aside: they are a poor substitute for the real thing) Pure Synergy sells found based vitamin supplements. https://www.thesynergycompany.com/vitamins
    Just heard a compelling talk on Lyme disease. Apparently long-haul Lyme shares alot of characteristics with long-haul covid. Conventional doctors know next to nothing about long-haul Lyme, so long-haul coviders likely have same problem getting care.
    surprising find- ivermectin is also used to treat Lyme.
    Folks in my rural area are lining up horse paste (animal version of ivermectin) and I shared Dr. John Day’s dosage guidance, which was appreciated.
    Back to the orchard today.

    #74930
    sumac.carol
    Participant

    Food-based, not found-based.

    #74931
    Germ
    Participant

    Mr. Roboto – ” …if it turns out the vaccines are killing thousands of people who received them (which I really, really hope doesn’t happen).”

    Ooops – too late!

    DC: 4,178 Americans DEAD Following Experimental COVID Injections – Deaths from COVID Shots now Equal 20 Years of Recorded Deaths Following Vaccines Since 2001

    #74932
    zerosum
    Participant

    Read between the line to get the message.
    Its a minor problem.

    http://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/safety/adverse-events.html
    Over 245 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines were administered in the United States from December 14, 2020, through May 3, 2021. During this time, VAERS received 4,178 reports of death (0.0017%) among people who received a COVID-19 vaccine. CDC and FDA physicians review each case report of death as soon as notified and CDC requests medical records to further assess reports. A review of available clinical information, including death certificates, autopsy, and medical records has not established a causal link to COVID-19 vaccines. However, recent reports indicate a plausible causal relationship between the J&J/Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine and a rare and serious adverse event—blood clots with low platelets—which has caused deaths. Get the latest safety information on the J&J/Janssen vaccine. CDC and FDA will continue to investigate reports of adverse events, including deaths, reported to VAERS.

    #74934
    John Day
    Participant

    Eleni, in Athens, with access to army scuttlebut, says that the Greek military, from her vantage, ALL militaries are expecting massive war/tumult in about 2025.Why?
      We know that oil is running low, and so on, and that the western financial regime is running on fumes and hopium (and Fed promises).That does not say “2025”  Here is my musing about what may be predictably unpredictable about 2025.  
    It made me think of magnetic pole flip, as per my NASA friend, Mel, Mel is of the informed opinion that pole reversal has been an increasing concern in NASA for at least 2 decades, and suddenly more so recently.
    This was the view in 2014:Scientists already know that magnetic north shifts. Once every few hundred thousand years the magnetic poles flip so that a compass would point south instead of north. While changes in magnetic field strength are part of this normal flipping cycle, data from Swarm have shown the field is starting to weaken faster than in the past. Previously, researchers estimated the field was weakening about 5 percent per century, but the new data revealed the field is actually weakening at 5 percent per decade, or 10 times faster than thought. As such, rather than the full flip occurring in about 2,000 years, as was predicted, the new data suggest it could happen sooner. www.livescience.com/46694-magnetic-field-weakens.html
      Everything went silent in 2020 when the World Magnetic Model update came out.  
    In 2019, awaiting that update, they were more open and chatty, then they CLAMMED-UP.MagneticReversal.org
    Official data from NASA, NOAA, the ESA, and similarly reputable organizations.
    magneticreversal.org/Daily Space Weather Update  https://suspicious0bservers.org/Ben talks about magnetic field weakening/collapse “in our very near future”.   That raises the question again, of whether lead roll roofing needs to go under sheet steel, for cosmic radiation protection. If large animals will die outside, and even under a tree, but not in a cave, …what’s enough?        http://www.bestmaterials.com/detail.aspx?ID=15650&gclid=Cj0KCQjws-OEBhCkARIsAPhOkIbmzb607Z3MG_XXNpkYSJHY6QeTTfTQm3jB84mQBt-pK5DlexrVBcUaAodFEALw_wcB   World Magnetic Model software download is here:  www.ngdc.noaa.gov/geomag/WMM/soft.shtml#downloadsWorld Magnetic Model was updated in 2020, but there is no story about what they found, just the software download, for which you must log-in.https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/geomag/WMM/  The World Magnetic ModelThe World Magnetic Model is a joint product of the United States’ National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) and the United Kingdom’s Defence Geographic Centre (DGC). The WMM was developed jointly by the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI, Boulder CO, USA) (formerly National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC)) and the British Geological Survey (BGS, Edinburgh, Scotland).The World Magnetic Model is the standard model used by the U.S. Department of Defense, the U.K. Ministry of Defence, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO), for navigation, attitude and heading referencing systems using the geomagnetic field. It is also used widely in civilian navigation and heading systems. The model, associated software, and documentation are distributed by NCEI on behalf of NGA. The model is produced at 5-year intervals, with the current model expiring on December 31, 2024.
    http://www.space.com/43173-earth-magnetic-field-flips-when.html
    “Regarding increased radiation, that would go along with decreased shielding, [but] it seems that the atmosphere would still provide sufficient shielding at Earth’s surface that humans and animals would not be significantly affected,” she told Space.com in an email. “However, all the effects we currently only see during strong solar/geomagnetic storms would likely increase and occur … during moderate solar activity,” she added. “This includes satellite outages or damage to satellites, increased radiation doses on long-distance aircraft and the ISS [International Space Station], [and] distortions of telecommunication and GPS signals. “Ongoing monitoring of the Earth’s geomagnetic field (which includes the pole) will continue after the WMM release, principally through the European Space Agency Swarm mission, Korte said. But she noted that measuring the north magnetic pole’s position is a challenge. That’s because the pole is located in a remote area and the measurement of Earth’s magnetic field is influenced by all magnetic-field sources — including the magnetic fields found in Earth’s atmosphere (the ionosphere and magnetosphere). “It will depend on the future magnetic field change, which we cannot predict, if another update to the model out of the usual schedule might be required,” she added. The next update to the WMM after this year’s is expected early in 2020, Beggan said. You can read more about the WMM here.
    About that lack of harm to animals…
    The most recent reversal of Earth’s magnetic field may have been as recent as 42,000 years ago, according to a new analysis of fossilised tree rings. This flip of the magnetic poles would have been devastating, creating extreme weather and possibly leading to the extinction of large mammals and the Neanderthals.
    http://www.newscientist.com/article/2268520-earths-magnetic-field-flipping-linked-to-extinctions-42000-years-ago/#ixzz6uT9c4oxL

    #74935
    John Day
    Participant

    Well, that messed up a bit in transfer, and would not post the first time.

    Space radiation all day, every day would change our patterns of life, and would likely knock out grids, internet and telecom a lot.

    #74936
    madamski
    Participant

    “Not the Onion: facemasks for the flu. • Fauci Says Wearing Masks May Eventually Become ‘Seasonal’ (NYP)”

    I know I’m a tiresome old boor on this, but positions like this article describes are not those of someone with a master-plan to put the world in government health chains. It describes a man and a bureaucracy so amazingly out of touch with reality and so in touch with thier egos that they simply cannot admit they’re wrong.

    Hitler had a Master Plan. Got pretty far with it. But he couldn’t admit when he was wrong, either.

    #74937
    madamski
    Participant

    “The woman’s in an induced coma and they still refused. • Covid-19 Patient Receives Ivermectin From Elmhurst Hospital (F32)”

    And attorney firms are gearing up major lawsuits with dollar signs in their eyes.

    #74938
    madamski
    Participant

    @ Mr. House

    “So can we expect the internet and grid to go down this winter since they’re war gaming that this summer? I mean they did war game covid like four months between the world shutdown. Can’t make this shit up.”

    If by they you mean TPTB rather than foreign nations, they would be really really stupid to do so.

    But they are really really stupid, so…

    #74939
    Germ
    Participant

    @ Zero – “Harvard Study says fewer than 1% of adverse reactions are reported to VAERS. Stanley Plotkin deposition.”

    #74940
    Germ
    Participant

    Follow UK Vaccine Adverse Reactions :

    https://yellowcard.ukcolumn.org/yellow-card-reports

    Ouch!

    #74941
    Django
    Participant

    Well I do hope you are right and they lack the fiendish cunning for which some give them credit. Perhaps it will all Pfizzle out next flu season when the pharmaceutical companies start saying Oh no it isn’t that sort of vaccine read the small print who do you think we are Edward Jenner haha no no it sometimes reduces one of the following symptoms donchaknow…

    #74942
    Maxwell Quest
    Participant

    Saagar Enjeti: New Details REVEAL Fauci, Media Coverup Of Lab Leak Hypothesis

    Uh oh, even The Hill is catching the scent of Saint Fauci’s blood in the water. And stories about Ivermectin are cropping up like dandelions all over the internet. Is it just me or are the wheels beginning to fall off their plandemic?

    #74943
    John Day
    Participant

    And this:
    https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1029/2018RG000629

    Plain Language Summary
    The strength of Earth’s magnetic field in the past, recorded by rocks and sediments, provides a proxy for past flux of ultraviolet radiation (UVR) to Earth’s surface due to the role of the field in modulating stratigraphic ozone. About 40,000 years ago, mammalian fossils in Australia and Eurasia record an important die‐off of large mammals that included Neanderthals in Europe. In the Americas and Europe, a large mammalian die‐off appears to have occurred ~13,000 years ago. Both die‐offs can be linked to minima in Earth’s magnetic field strength implying that UVR flux variations to Earth’s surface influenced mammalian evolution. For the last ~200,000 years, estimates of the timing of branching episodes in the human evolutionary tree, from modern and fossil DNA and Y chromosomes, can be linked to minima in field strength, which implies a long‐term role for UVR in human evolution. New fossil finds, improved fossil dating, knowledge of the past strength of Earth’s magnetic field, and refinements in the human evolutionary tree, are sharpening the focus on a possible link between UVR arriving at the Earth’s surface, magnetic field strength, and events in mammalian evolution.

    #74944
    John Day
    Participant

    https://www.sott.net/image/s30/608056/full/pawlowski_1.jpg

    Pastor Artur Pawlowski being dragged away by Canadian cops

    #74945
    zerosum
    Participant

    What came first? (chicken or the egg)
    The covid 19 messages keeps changing.
    The covid 19 keeps changing

    Fauci or the pandemic

    Numbers going down or summer coming
    Numbers going up or winter coming.

    #74946
    Germ
    Participant

    Get ‘yer Ivermectin, Azithromycin and Budesonide – you’re gonna need it!

    ” …WHO’s data appears to support the conclusion that B.1.617 is not only more infectious, but also resistant to vaccinations, as a surprising number of patients who have already been fully vaccinated have been found to be infected with the strain.”

    https://www.zerohedge.com/covid-19/indian-covid-strain-declared-global-concern-data-show-its-vaccine-resistant

    #74947
    John Day
    Participant

    Madamski is of the mind that TPTB are more reactionary than “Illuminated”.
    They do have better information, since they are able to pay for it, and especially pay to hose-feed the rest of us bad-information.
    Because of information asymmetry, they may look a lot more like they have a long term plan, a grand design.
    The Chinese rulers do have 50 and 100 year plans.
    5 years seems to be stretching it in the west, and quarterly profits are ingrained.
    In the course of life, “unknown-unknowns” pop up, sometimes big ones.
    Knowing about a polar reversal starting, and the weakening magnetic fields, and how that affects life forms 5 years before the herd finds out, would be a big information-asymmetry.
    There would be no way to know, based on looking at actions of frantic, pearl-clutching elites, trying to cement their reins-of-power, that they were working toward such an end.
    They would pull all imagined future wealth into the present, and throw it at whatever seemed likely to serve their near term interests.
    That’s not unique.
    Maybe they would look at responses to orders, under threat of death. They always do that.
    Maybe they would see if they could do more economy with everybody staying indoors mor.
    I’m grasping at straws, huh?
    I will get back to our regularly scheduled “programming”. I have tabs up. I was not particularly planning on taking this “shields going down” detour this morning.
    It was a busy Friday through Sunday of human endeavor at the clinic, with friends/family, and at the homestead. Spring to summer transition is underway, with all that entails.

    #74948
    Django
    Participant

    Oh great now I’ll have check my compass every moening too

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