Nov 232021
 


Max Ernst Ubu Imperator 1923

 

Germany Promotes Moderna Shot As The ‘Rolls-Royce’ Of Covid Vaccines (RT)
German Politicians Refuse To Rule Out Mandatory COVID Vaccination (ZH)
Australian Army Moves COVID-Positive Cases, Contacts To Quarantine Camps (ZH)
Gottlieb: ‘Fully Vaccinated’ To Include Boosters (Hill)
Want 11% -> 25% Heart Attack Risk? For Most….. (Denninger)
Monday Was The Deadline For Federal Workers To Be Vaccinated (NPR)
System Strained As Military Personnel Seek Religious Waivers From Vaccine (WT)
A Big Flip? (Jim Kunstler)
Even Reuters Tripping Out On 55-Year Delay To Release Pfizer Vax Data (ZH)
Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? (Kirsch)
Pathologized Totalitarianism 101 (CJ Hopkins)
Ukraine Boasts Of Blocking Nord Stream 2 Pipeline (RT)
The Case for a Debt Jubilee (Richard Vague)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Germany is lost.

Germany Promotes Moderna Shot As The ‘Rolls-Royce’ Of Covid Vaccines (RT)

The German health minister claimed that experts see the Moderna shot as the “Rolls-Royce” of vaccines, while likening the Pfizer jab to a “Mercedes” as the country looks to roll out booster shots to tame a fourth wave. Speaking on Monday, Health Minister Jens Spahn told a news conference that the government will insist on the use of the Moderna vaccine as a Covid-19 booster, warning that millions of shots could expire in the first quarter of 2022 unless used. Spahn said that some 16 million Moderna doses could go to waste unless they’re used in the coming months. “This is an important aspect, but it is not the decisive one. What’s crucial is that our BioNTech stock is emptying so fast that coming next week we won’t be able to deliver more than two-three million doses a week,” he added.


The minister emphasized that the preference of most Germans for the Pfizer vaccine was misled, as he claimed that experts call the Moderna shot the “Rolls-Royce” of Covid-19 vaccines. Meanwhile, the Pfizer vaccine, developed in partnership with German firm BioNTech, was more comparable to “Mercedes.” Germany is racing to deliver booster shots in an effort to tame a dangerous fourth wave of Covid-19, which has already led to a lockdown in neighboring Austria. Allaying fears of vaccine shortages, Spahn claimed that Germany had a combined 50 million doses from Pfizer and Moderna available until the end of the year. Earlier in November, an advisory committee said that people under the age of 30 in Germany should only receive the Pfizer vaccine, as it caused fewer heart inflammations in younger people than Moderna’s. France, among other nations, had already applied similar guidance.

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All history forgotten.

German Politicians Refuse To Rule Out Mandatory COVID Vaccination (ZH)

In view of Germany’s dramatic Covid situation, and following last Friday’s news that neighboring Austria will impose a mandatory vaccination starting February, the debate about a general vaccination obligation is gaining momentum, with a growing number of political leaders saying they would not rule it out. On Thursday, the heads of the 16 federal states agreed that mandatory vaccinations for health workers should be carried out “on a facility-by-facility basis” and urged the federal government to implement this as soon as possible. But discussions for mandatory vaccines for the general population are also intensifying. According to TheLocal.de, during a press conference about the availability of mRNA vaccines on Monday morning, Health Minister Jens Spahn (CDU) repeatedly refused to rule out the possibility of introducing mandatory vaccination in Germany in the future.

“That is not a decision we can make today,” he told reporters. On Sunday evening, SPD health expert Karl Lauterbach had also raised the possibility of compulsory vaccinations in a talk show on the TV station Bild: “We must move towards vaccination obligation,” he argued. “Without compulsory vaccinations, we obviously won’t achieve the vaccination rate we need to get to.” On Monday morning the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) announced a seven-day incidence of 386.5, reaching a new high for the 15th day in a row. 30,643 new infections within 24 hours were also reported, although fewer case numbers are usually reported over the weekend. Bavaria’s Health Minister Klaus Holetschek also recently said that he would not rule out a general vaccination requirement.

“I was always actually an opponent of compulsory vaccination,” he told Deutschlandfunk radio. However, he now believes “that we need to talk about this issue relatively quickly.” “Personally, I am now actually in favour of this general vaccination obligation as a last resort,” he said. Bavaria is currently one of the worst-hit federal states in Germany: on Monday the Robert Koch Institut reported an incidence of 640 in the region. The president of the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), Lothar Wieler, expressed restraint in the debate about compulsory vaccination, but said that it could be seen as “as a last resort” on ZDF television on Sunday. But he repeated his calls for people to get vaccinated voluntarily. “We must ensure that we get as many people as possible to vaccinate, and boost those who have complete basic immunisation,” he said.

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A change is needed. This will not end well.

Australian Army Moves COVID-Positive Cases, Contacts To Quarantine Camps (ZH)

The Australian army has begun forcibly removing residents in the Northern Territories to the Howard Springs quarantine camp located in Darwin, after nine new Covid-19 cases were identified in the community of Binjari. The move comes after hard lockdowns were instituted in the communities of both Binjari and nearby Rockhole on Saturday night. “Residents of Binjari and Rockhole no longer have the five reasons to leave their homes,” said Northern Territory chief minister, Michael Gunner, referring to the country’s five allowable reasons to avoid lockdown (buying food and supplies, exercising for up to two hours, care or caregiving, work or education if it can’t be done from home, and to get vaccinated at the nearest possible location).

“They can only leave for medical treatment, in an emergency, or as required by law.” “It’s highly likely that more residents will be transferred to Howard Springs today, either as positive cases or close contacts,” he continued, adding “We have already identified 38 close contacts from Binjari but that number will go up. Those 38 are being transferred now.” “I contacted the Prime Minister last night. We are grateful for the support of about 20 ADF personnel, as well as army trucks to assist with the transfer of positive cases and close contacts – and to support the communities. We are doing an assessment today of what extra resources we might need from the Feds, and the Prime Minister is ready to help further – I thank him for that.” “We’re conscious of the fact that this can have some impacts on people’s mental health as well as their general well being,” Police Commissioner Jamie Chalkner told NT News.

Of note, the Northern Territories are home to a large percentage of indigenous Australians. As the Epoch Times’ Steve Milne notes: “According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, in 2018-19, almost one in five Indigenous Australians lived in overcrowded dwellings (18 percent), compared to 5 percent of non-Indigenous Australians. Although this percentage had decreased from 27 percent in 2004, it still meant an estimated 145,340 Indigenous Australians were living in overcrowded dwellings in 2018-19. In addition, the more remote an area, the higher the proportion of Indigenous Australians living in overcrowded dwellings (26 percent in remote areas and 51 percent in “very remote” areas), compared to 8 and 22 percent in non-remote areas.”

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Pfizer board. Careful never to mention number 4.

Gottlieb: ‘Fully Vaccinated’ To Include Boosters (Hill)

Former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said on Sunday that he expects the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to consider Americans “fully vaccinated” when they receive a booster shot, adding that recommendations to change it would likely not happen this year. “Should the CDC say you need a booster to be considered fully vaccinated?” “Face the Nation” moderator Margaret Brennan asked Gottlieb on CBS. “I think at some point they’re going to, but not this year,” Gottlieb answered. “I think eventually this will be considered the three-dose vaccine, but I would be hard pressed to believe CDC is going to make that recommendation any time soon, in part because of this debate about whether or not younger people who are less risk should be receiving that third dose in states where governors are looking to do this, and I think some local communities will do it,” he added.


Gottlieb was also asked about CDC saying last week that all American adults could get a booster shot while specifically recommending that people over the age of 50 get their boosters. “I think the reluctant nature by which CDC has been stepping into this debate reflects a broader ambivalence or a broader debate happening in a public health community about whether the vaccines should be used as tools to protect people from bad outcomes from COVID, or whether they should be used as tools to try to end the pandemic and control transmission,” Gottlieb said. CDC Director Rochelle Walensky late last week signed off on a recommendation from a CDC advisory panel to broaden eligibility of the COVID-19 booster to all American adults.

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“..the only reason you got protection was due to a wildly elevated titer in the first place, and once it waned, which it inevitably would, you were going to get ****ed.”

Want 11% -> 25% Heart Attack Risk? For Most….. (Denninger)

its actually worse in percentage terms. Yeah, that’s bad, and we’ll get to that. But first, another study. Because, well, why tell you that you likely screwed yourself once when we can get a two-fer at once? So on the first up I have a nasty prediction to make, and you’re not going to like it — but it is, once again, nothing more than reading the data and making a reasonable projection forward based on what it shows. If you remember one of the nightmare scenarios was an “ADE” sort of response to the jabs, which many so-called “experts” poo-pooed. They had no evidence to poo-poo it, by the way, and in fact the evidence all ran the other way from history. We had never successfully vaccinated against a coronavirus producing durable immunity and this is why; the previous trials all aborted out due to VEI (vaccine-enhanced infection) which covers ADE, OAS and a whole other litany of stupidity caused by using non-sterilizing “vaccines.”

Then this paper published, which confirmed it was in play with specific focus on these jabs. “In this study we profiled vaccine-induced polyclonal antibodies as well as plasmablast-derived mAbs from individuals who received SARS-CoV-2 spike mRNA vaccine. Polyclonal antibody responses in vaccinees were robust and comparable to or exceeded those seen after natural infection. However, the ratio of binding to neutralizing antibodies after vaccination was greater than that after natural infection and, at the monoclonal level, we found that the majority of vaccine-induced antibodies did not have neutralizing activity.”

This was published in July of this year. It should have been the end of mass-vaccination attempts against Covid because it made clear that binding (infection-enhancing) antibodies were produced by the jabs in abundance and what’s worse the majority of the antibodies produced were worthless or harmful. In short the only reason you got protection was due to a wildly elevated titer in the first place, and once it waned, which it inevitably would, you were going to get ****ed. We also found a co-dominance of mAbs targeting the NTD and RBD of SARS-CoV-2 spike and an original antigenic-sin like backboost to spikes of seasonal human coronaviruses OC43 and HKU1 That’s even worse in that OC43 in particular is believed to have caused a Covid-19 like pandemic in the 1890s. Backboosting that virus, which circulates all the time in humans, is flat-out nuts because like Covid-19 the pandemic of the 1890s featured all manner of nasty death.

Since OC43 circulates in the population on a roughly four-year cycle anything that enhances that virus is begging to whack people in size — but not from Covid-19, rather from another virus that usually is nothing other than a nuisance! Well, now we’re seeing the consequences. UM (Ann Arbor) is reporting a wildly-virulent outbreak of “the worst flu ever” but the testing for Covid is coming back negative. They’re claiming its a strain of flu but that’s even worse because that strongly implies that the immune damage isn’t Covid-19 specific. [..] We had plenty of warning and should have stopped the jabs immediately in healthy people when that data became apparent because the very last thing you ever want to do is potentiate some other disease with your so-called “strategy.” What’s even worse is that this was the only reasonable and plausible explanation for why the drug companies set dosing where they did (the presence of binding antibodies) which means everyone in both the FDA and drug companies knew ******ned well before the first EUA issued that these jabs were likely to do this.

But it doesn’t end there. It is reported that the hospitalization rate for “breakthrough” infections is in the neighborhood of 9%. That is roughly double the rate the CDC “estimates” for all Covid-19 infections. In addition the recent outbreak in a CT nursing home with more than a 10% fatality rate has made clear that in terms of actually protecting people from severe outcomes who need it most the vaccines are essentially worthless. In other words when your protection wanes you are at higher risk of getting severely ill. That too is logical given the binding antibody titers. In addition there are now a myriad number of reports of people who got Covid again after being vaccinated yet non-vaccinated second infection reports remain nearly non-existent. So if you had the disease and then take the jab the evidence is that it ruined your existing protection, at least in part. How bad that will get is unknown — but we’re going to find out.

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Let the stories be told.

Monday Was The Deadline For Federal Workers To Be Vaccinated (NPR)

Monday marks the deadline for millions of federal employees to provide proof that they’ve been vaccinated against COVID-19. The mandate was imposed by President Biden in an executive order signed back in September. Federal workers will have all day today to turn in their proof of vaccination. White House press secretary Jen Psaki said experience with other similar mandates in the private sector indicates there could be a last minute rush to meet the requirements and submit paperwork. “We don’t see it as a cliff,” said Psaki in Friday’s briefing. For months the White House resisted vaccine mandates out of concern over backlash, but with the delta variant causing a surge in cases and the pace of vaccinations plateauing, Biden signed orders requiring all civilian federal workers and employees of federal contractors to provide proof of vaccination.


A similar requirement was instituted for members of the military and people working in nursing homes, hospitals and doctor’s offices. Although the CDC opened up booster shots to all adults on Friday, for now, the requirement is just for a single dose of the J&J vaccine or two doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccines. That could change if the CDC updates its definition of fully vaccinated to include boosters. As for the share of federal workers who have already gotten vaccinated, Psaki said the White House will be crunching the numbers throughout the day. But she insisted they aren’t expecting disruptions caused by people choosing not to be vaccinated. “No, we do not anticipate facing any governmental operational disruptions due to this requirement,” said Psaki. “And in fact the requirement will avoid disruptions in our view because vaccinations help avoid COVID.”

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“Nobody knows what’s going on. It’s been a complete and utter disaster every step of the way.”

System Strained As Military Personnel Seek Religious Waivers From Vaccine (WT)

The military’s system of implementing a COVID-19 vaccination order for all those in the ranks is facing unprecedented stress as a historic number of soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines say their faith should allow them to skip getting the shot. The result so far has been a massive logistical headache for Pentagon leaders and an unenviable task for the chaplains who find themselves in the crosshairs. It’s a dilemma that shows no signs of easing as the services’ vaccine deadlines come and go. With the Defense Department mounting an aggressive push to get service members vaccinated and force out those who refuse, sources across military branches said the sheer volume of faith-related exemption applications is unlike anything seen before.

Exact figures for most of the military services won’t be released publicly for another several weeks, but the few numbers available so far paint a behind-the-scenes picture of a system not designed to handle such a huge influx of waiver requests in a relatively short period of time. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and senior service heads say the vaccine mandate is a readiness issue, needed to protect those who serve and prevent COVID-19 outbreaks from sidelining troops or cutting short deployments and naval missions. But as in the civilian world, vaccine skeptics are proving hard to win over, even in the face of a direct order.

“They don’t have the resources to handle this in a serious manner,” said Sean Timmons, a Houston attorney who said his firm, Tully Rinckey PLLC, represents more than 100 military personnel seeking COVID-19 exemptions, most of them on religious grounds. “It’s a giant mess,” Mr. Timmons told The Washington Times. “Nobody knows what’s going on. It’s been a complete and utter disaster every step of the way.” Pentagon officials vehemently disagree with that characterization and stress that each service member who seeks a religious waiver from the federally mandated coronavirus vaccine is given a fair hearing and ample opportunity to explain their objection.

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“And on Sunday he did nothing, with apparent success.”

A Big Flip? (Jim Kunstler)

Proposing a hypothetical: What if “Joe Biden” has worsening symptoms of an adverse reaction to his late September Covid booster shot? Does that account for the sudden flurry of interest in how his handlers might manage the problem of Kamala Harris? And what, is the problem with Kamala Harris? That she is Vice-president and next-in-line for Commander-in-chief in the (adverse) event that “JB” has to step aside. And why is that a problem? Because she is widely loathed and distrusted among those who know her in Washington.

That’s what bubbled up last week as “Joe Biden” went into Walter Reed Hospital for a checkup, including an alleged colonoscopy. What if that was not the test he had? What if they ran him through a CT scan or an MRI to detect neurological damage or vascular irregularities in his brain? (In 1988, “JB” did have a couple of brain aneurysms and endured a four-and-a-half-hour microsurgical craniotomy.) Briefly during this exam, Veep Kamala Harris carried the nuclear football, gaining no yardage in the process, but curdling the spinal fluxes of many casual observers in our nation’s capital. Later, the president’s doctors issued a detailed report that portrayed an elderly gentleman “fit to successfully execute the duties of the presidency….”

And so, for the next three days “Joe Biden” proceeded in his august duties. Late Friday, after the checkup ordeal, he successfully pardoned a Thanksgiving turkey (convicted of mis-gendering a capon). On Saturday, he successfully attended evening mass at a church in Wilmington. And on Sunday he did nothing, with apparent success. Today, he flies to Fort Bragg for a “Friendsgiving dinner” with soldiers. One must imagine that Kamala Harris could keep up with a schedule like that, though perhaps without successfully easing the woes and travails of the American people in this time of Covid, Climate Change, inflation, and white supremacist terrorism.

Of course, if it turned out that “Joe Biden” presented symptoms of an adverse reaction to his Covid booster shot, that might flip the government’s claim that the mRNA vaccines are harmless. It might actually blow away the entire rationale for pushing the American people around over all things Covid. It would drive a stake through the heart of the CDC and end the career of Dr. Anthony Fauci. It would end all the efforts to destroy small business and public school in the USA. It would also prompt severe reactions from the citizens in other advanced nations — especially among what is called the West — and put a stop to their lockdowns, health passports, and proposals for mandatory vaccinations.

So, you see, whatever might be going on with “Joe Biden” health-wise has got to be a national security matter. And so, considering that our government lies liberally about thousands of other matters of lesser importance, one can see that they would be motivated to not tell the truth about “JB’s” checkup.

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“..releasing the information could help reassure vaccine skeptics that the shot is indeed “safe and effective and, thus, increase confidence in the Pfizer vaccine.”

Even Reuters Tripping Out On 55-Year Delay To Release Pfizer Vax Data (ZH)

Last week attorney Aaron Siri of Injecting Freedom reported that the FDA is going to take 55 years, or until 2076, to disclose all of the data and information it relied on before approving Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine. Following its publication, we expected the usual constellation of conflicted neerdowell ‘fact checkers’ to shoot it down – or at least, spin what was going on. To our surprise, that wasn’t the case. In fact, Reuters – whose founder and former CEO sits on the board of Pfizer, looked into the matter and was apparently shocked. Here’s how they explain it:

“The 1967 FOIA law requires federal agencies to respond to information requests within 20 business days. However, the time it takes to actually get the documents “will vary depending on the complexity of the request and any backlog of requests already pending at the agency,” according to the government’s central FOIA website. Justice Department lawyers representing the FDA note in court papers that the plaintiffs are seeking a huge amount of vaccine-related material – about 329,000 pages. The plaintiffs, a group of more than 30 professors and scientists from universities including Yale, Harvard, UCLA and Brown, filed suit in September in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, seeking expedited access to the records. They say that releasing the information could help reassure vaccine skeptics that the shot is indeed “safe and effective and, thus, increase confidence in the Pfizer vaccine.”

But the FDA can’t simply turn the documents over wholesale. The records must be reviewed to redact “confidential business and trade secret information of Pfizer or BioNTech and personal privacy information of patients who participated in clinical trials,” wrote DOJ lawyers in a joint status report filed Monday. The article explains how the FDA proposed releasing 500 pages per month on a rolling basis – informing the court that they only have 10 employees in the branch that would handle the review, and are currently processing around 400 other FOIA requests. “By processing and making interim responses based on 500-page increments, FDA will be able to provide more pages to more requesters, thus avoiding a system where a few large requests monopolize finite processing resources and where fewer requesters’ requests are being fulfilled,” wrote DOJ attorneys, citing other cases in which the 500 monthly page production was upheld.

The plaintiffs, on the other hand, point out that the FDA has 18,000 employees and a budget of $6 billion – and “has itself said that there is nothing more important than the licensure of this vaccine and being transparent about this vaccine.” Since the first batch of documents were released, people have already noted some disturbing findings. What could the rest of the documents reveal?

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Kirsch may be taking it a step too far. It’s not a game show.

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? (Kirsch)

I’ve been reading a number of comments from people who think that my million dollar offers aren’t serious. The people who doubt me are all people who don’t know me very well. There is no evidence of anyone who has ever attempted to negotiate a definitive agreement on any of my offers. The furthest it ever got is one time someone had their attorney contact my attorney and then when we called back, they hung up on us. Clearly, they were hoping to expose me and quickly learned I don’t bluff. Here is a list of my million dollar offers. They are all done to expose corruption or to show people that nobody can dispute our calculations, even with a very large incentive.

Open million dollar offers
I will bet anyone $1M that the CDC lying to everyone about number of deaths. If you think the CDC is telling the truth, this is an easy way to double your money for a few hours of effort.

$1M research grant if you think Mathew Crawford made a math error that would change the result. I’m offering a $1M research grant to the first researcher to publish a paper that disproves Mathew Crawford’s analysis of the death data that shows that the vaccines have killed over 150,000 people in the US.

$5M bet with Gavin Newsom for a blank piece of paper. See the article. If he takes the bet, I’ll happily write a term sheet. Who would turn down $5M for a blank piece of paper? If he was vaccine injured, he’d turn it down. If he wasn’t, it’s a free $5M he can keep or donate to his favorite charity. He can argue he doesn’t need it, but how about charities? When was the last time you saw Gavin give $5M to charity? The point is that even if he’s uber rich, he’d still take the offer in a heartbeat if he had nothing to hide. The fact he’s not accepting my offer shows most (but not all) people that he’s a hypocrite by forcing people to take a vaccine he knows can damage people for the rest of their lives.

Expired million dollar offers
FDA/CDC committee debate (expired November 19, 2021)
I offered any voting member $1M to debate our team. You got the money just for showing up to be questioned. No debate here to win. Just show up at the debate table for 5 hours. Up to 5 people could show up so worst case each person walks away with at least $200K for 5 hours of work. Who would turn that down? Turns out everyone did after I sent to their emails. Which proves to me one thing: they don’t like answering questions at all.

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“I am not advocating or condoning violence. But it is going to happen. It is happening already. Totalitarianism (even this “pathologized” version of it) is imposed on society and maintained with violence.”

Pathologized Totalitarianism 101 (CJ Hopkins)

On November 19, 2021, the government of New Normal Austria decreed that, as of February, experimental mRNA injections will be mandatory for the entire population. This decree comes in the midst of Austria’s official persecution of “the Unvaccinated,” i.e., political dissidents and other persons of conscience who refuse to convert to the new official ideology and submit to a series of mRNA injections, purportedly to combat a virus that causes mild-to-moderate flu-like symptoms (or no symptoms of any kind at all) in about 95% of the infected and the overall infection fatality rate of which is approximately 0.1% to 0.5%. Austria is just the tip of the New Normal spear. Prominent New-Normal fascists in Germany, like Der Führer of Bavaria, Markus Söder, and Minister of Propaganda Karl Lauterbach, are already calling for an allgemeine Impfpflicht (i.e., “compulsory vaccination requirement”), which should not come as a surprise to anyone.

The Germans are not going sit idly by and let the Austrians publicly out-fascist them, are they? They have a reputation to uphold, after all! Italy will probably be next to join in, unless Lithuania or Australia beats them to the punch.But, seriously, this is just the beginning of the Winter Siege I wrote about recently. The plan seems to be to New-Normalize Europe first — generally speaking, Europeans are more docile, respectful of all authority, and not very well armed — and then use it as leverage to force the new pathologized totalitarianism on the USA, and the UK, and the rest of the world. I do not believe this plan will succeed. In spite of the longest and most intensive propaganda campaign in the history of propaganda, there remain enough of us who steadfastly refuse to accept the “New Normal” as our new reality.

And a lot of us are angry, extremely angry … militantly, explosively angry. We are not “vaccine hesitant” or “anti-vax” or “Covid-denying conspiracy theorists.” We are millions of regular working-class people, people with principles, who value freedom, who are not prepared to go gently into the globalized, pathologized-totalitarian night. We no longer give the slightest shit whether our former friends and family members who have gone New Normal understand what this is. We do. We understand exactly what this is. It is a nascent form of totalitarianism, and we intend to kill it — or at least critically wound it — before it matures into a full-grown behemoth. Now, I want to be absolutely clear. I am not advocating or condoning violence. But it is going to happen. It is happening already. Totalitarianism (even this “pathologized” version of it) is imposed on society and maintained with violence.

Fighting totalitarianism inevitably entails violence. It is not my preferred tactic in the current circumstances, but it is unavoidable now that we have reached this stage, and it is important that those of fighting this fight recognize that violence is a natural response to the violence (and the implicit threat of violence) that is being deployed against us by the New Normal authorities, and the masses they have whipped up into a fanatical frenzy. It is also important (essential, I would argue) to make the violence of the New Normal visible, i.e., to frame this fight in political terms, and not in the pseudo-medical terms propagated by the official Covid narrative). This isn’t an academic argument over the existence, severity, or the response to a virus. This is a fight to determine the future of our societies.

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Curious detail:

“Ukraine and Poland have actively opposed the Nord Stream 2 project. The two countries were added to the certification process by the German regulator last week..”

Ukraine Boasts Of Blocking Nord Stream 2 Pipeline (RT)

The new delay in approving the Russian-backed Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to Germany is down to Kiev’s lobbying efforts, Ukraine’s foreign minister claimed after Berlin’s regulator suspended the certification process. Speaking to the news channel Ukraine 24 on Monday, Dmitry Kuleba praised Ukraine’s attempts to delay the project’s approval. “Nord Stream 2 should have been operating and earning money a long time ago, but the fact that it still does not work and we are fighting against it is the result of our common endeavors,” he said. “Together with our partners, we have significantly slowed down the implementation of this project.” Kuleba also accused Russia of trying to find grey areas in EU legislation and create preferential conditions for the pipeline. He added that Ukraine, as well as Brussels and members of the 27-strong bloc, are united in their demands that Nord Stream 2 must meet “not only the letter, but the spirit” of the EU’s Third Energy Package.


The directive outlines the unbundling of the energy supply, the importance of independent regulators, as well as open and fair retail markets. The minister’s comments come after Berlin paused the certification process of the underwater pipeline last week. It will be halted until the company behind the initiative reorganizes itself in accordance with German law. Ukraine and Poland have actively opposed the Nord Stream 2 project. The two countries were added to the certification process by the German regulator last week. However, they do not have the power to block its implementation, and can only provide their opinions on the venture. Kiev has also warned it stands to lose billions of dollars if there is a decrease in the volume of Russian gas being exported through the Soviet-built pipeline network that spans the country.

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Calling Jay Powell. Vague has a new book out, I think.

The Case for a Debt Jubilee (Richard Vague)

“In many of the most prominent ancient civilizations, including ancient Sumer, Babylon, Assyria, Akkadia, Egypt, Sparta, Corinth, and China, excessive household debt was a huge and recurring problem. This may come as a surprise to a reader today, because ancient societies are often misleadingly described as barter-based. In fact, debt was a necessary and pervasive part of these earliest economies, and our ancient ancestors quickly developed a sophisticated understanding of debt and lending, with laws and institutions to govern that lending. Debt did then many of the same things that it does now: it facilitated payment for labor, allowed for the acquisition of supplies, and bridged the time between planting and harvest — the reaping and then the sowing of profit.

“Some families in these agricultural societies would find themselves with little option but to amass debts in order to live, but in time the burden of this debt could cause them to lose their land, their means of sustenance, and even their liberty, in the tragic form of debt bond servitude. … Interest rates were high and lenders quickly learned the power of compounding. Bouts of disease, drought, war, or other disasters often exacerbated citizens’ debt burdens. These ancient economies would sometimes reach the brink of collapse under the staggering weight of private indebtedness.

“For this reason among others, kings devised the practice of debt forgiveness or amnesty as a solution. A king might proclaim a debt amnesty for a number of reasons, as we will see, including to ensure that citizens were available to serve in his army and help build the great public works of that society. At first, historians were surprised to learn of this phenomenon, but archeologically documented instances of debt amnesty are numerous and growing, and refer to actual, and fundamental, debt practices in these cultures. In fact, some historians view this practice as conservative, counterintuitive as that may sound, since it was a mechanism that both preserved the practice of lending and kept those loans from overwhelming these economies.

“A key Old Testament passage, Deuteronomy 15:2-3, describes clearly the time when these debt amnesties were proclaimed: ‘Every creditor shall cancel any loan they have made to a fellow Israelite. They shall not require payment from anyone among their own people, because the Lord’s time for cancelling debts has been proclaimed. You may require payment from a foreigner, but you must cancel any debt your fellow Israelite owes you.’

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    chooch
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    There is a recent article in the Jerusalem Post, titled

    More than 10,000 COVID-19 booster breakthroughs – cause for concern?

    You will have to search on it. Tried several times yesterday and today but doesn’t seem to like the link when I try to post.

    Wonder how the 0.27% breakthrough rate for the booster compared to the infection rate among the unvaccinated. Also, how long after receiving a booster are you considered fully vaccinated again?

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    Mr. House
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    Most of the act talks about this “because of such individual’s race, color, religion, sex, or national origin;”

    How does that help?

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    boscohorowitz
    Participant

    When last we read our two anti-heroes, they were discussing Grand Schemes vs Grand Insanity:

    TAE irregular: “If we are “lucky” enough to go on experiencing this dangerously entertaining shit-show called civilization for a few more years then you will gradually come to know that my analysis of it being a properly planned out and war-gamed-to-the-last detail sort of genocide is simply true. Stupidity, incompetence and bad luck have played a role, of course, because humans are more or less human, BUT the ability to predict future events will be significantly hampered by attributing this mess to such benign motives. No worries, though. You’ll come around as more data rolls in. The mainest point is that the world is headed for a showdown. We’ll see what’s showing when that shit goes, and then we can compare notes.”

    bosco: Even if you’re right, what to do?

    The difference of perspective points out a core problem: how to recognize that the authorities are untrustworthy and unreliable in all aspects except perhaps in their addictive greed for money.

    I do not have a problem per se with the notion that this covidiocy and its goose-stepping vakzinazis are part of a Grand Scheme. I can even accept, grudgingly, the idea that they are competent enough to make it happen. But all this does is make people focus on the Big Bad Blamable Bad Guy, rather than the real enemy: us. Big Bad Guy couldn’t blow our noses without our permission if we weren’t so willing to feel secure, weren’t so desperate to believe that the shadow that schlepped down the hall and fucked little sister while mommy slept isn’t Daddy, couldn’t be Daddy… what some guy online called “the Sotckholm syndrome writ large”.

    Just 5% of the people actually following their own counsel and initiative would have those creeps in the gutters drinking Thunderbird for kicks and an illusion of warmth.

    As for you being proven right: how? If things hold together enough in a way that ThePowersThatBe (TPTB) find satisfactory and amenable to their control, we are very unlikely to know if it happened by accident or plan. They will claim credit as eagerly as they deny blame and responsibility.

    “Stupidity, incompetence and bad luck have played a role, of course, because humans are more or less human, BUT the ability to predict future events will be significantly hampered by attributing this mess to such benign motives. “

    They are hardly benign. They are perhaps the leading and most crucially destructive sins of humanity. To quote that blad old bastard, R.A. Heinlein, “The cosmos does not forgive mistakes.”

    You fuck up, you’re fucked.
    ***
    Meanwhile, a home-brewed homily: I’d rather admit honestly how depraved I am than lie and become that much more depraved.

    #93351
    uranian
    Participant

    “Nothing forces us to know what we do not want to know. Except pain.”

    I just spoke with a brother, vexxed despite all the info I’ve tried to share with him over the last year. His double-vexxed best friend just ended up in hospital with a “breakthrough” case. Brother is planning on his next booster anyway. I wonder how much pain it will take to shatter the illusion. Perhaps the death of children.

    Dr Day, thanks for your welcome. I think boscohorowitz has a rather inimitable style, so I’ll take the identity confusion as a compliment.

    #93352
    boscohorowitz
    Participant

    “Free energy makes this an immediate reality. ”

    Never trust a money man to understand physics. Yes, Tesla was a genoius. No, there is no such thing in this reality as “free energy”. Such utopian beliefs are classic homo sapient modern insanity. Tesla was all caught up in that Progress Through Science stuff.

    If his secret papers held info that could make Free Energy, it would’ve been weaponized long ago. No one sits on a secret like that without making weapons from it.
    ***
    “Well, add to that a deformed genetic makeup because you took the spike protein bio-weapon Clot Shot, and it become a real DEAL BREAKER in the long term relationship department.”

    I’m pretty sure that Basic Biology will circumvent such fussy preferences. Especially when things like student loans and home mortgages are no longer nearly as important as staying warm/cool, pohysically protected, and decently fed and hydrated. People really like to screw. Latex condoms will grow pricier and increasingly unavailable.
    ***
    “I don’t think it will take the natives in northern Australia very long to figure out, to not alert the authories by getting tested! One can see that behavior change coming a mile away!”

    It is their land, their water, their sewage system that is allegedly covidified. They are all deemed covidified by association with their land, which proably won’t be their land much longer — in the eyes of the law, that is, which won’t be anyone’s much longer.

    #93355
    boscohorowitz
    Participant

    “I wonder how much pain it will take to shatter the illusion. Perhaps the death of children.”

    I fear that Triv is right when he refers to “the Stockholm syndrome writ large”. We are more scared of life with a defining authority than we are of abuse by authority.

    We love to gripe about it … well, a popular phrase sums it up: “Why, that wouldbe mere anarchy!” as if anarchy were the ultimate evil or as if there were anything “mere” about it.

    #93356
    ezlxa1949
    Participant

    In Australia there are proposals to frack large areas of land which is of deep cultural significance to the indigenous peoples. These have been mounting a resistance campaign with much popular support.

    The Feds here are OBSESSED with exhuming and selling fossils fuels, especially natural gas: they want a “gas-led recovery” to use their own term.

    I am not sure and don’t have time to investigate, but this forced deportation of at least some first nations people — another stolen generation or three — may perhaps provide a convenient way to undermine indigenous opposition to Extractivist Economics and Politics.

    May God have mercy upon them all.

    #93357
    boscohorowitz
    Participant

    Today’s gender madness came from opposition to allowing gays to privately stick their poenises in each other without bothering anyone about it.

    We disapproved of and punished them. The following happened to a favorite composer of mine, Henry Cowell:

    “In May 1936, Cowell was arrested on a “morals” charge for allegedly having oral sex with a seventeen-year-old boy. After initially denying the allegation, under questioning he admitted not only to it but to additional sex acts with the teenager and his male friends. While jailed awaiting a court hearing, he wrote a full confession accompanied by a request for leniency on the basis that “he was not exclusively homosexual but was in fact in love with a woman he hoped to marry”.[23] The charge was not dropped and Cowell, overruling his attorneys, pled guilty; probation was denied, and he received the standard sentence of one to fifteen years.[24] In August 1937, after a parole hearing, the board of pardons fixed his term of incarceration at the maximum decade-and-a-half.[25]

    Cowell would ultimately spend four years in San Quentin State Prison.[26] There he taught fellow inmates, directed the prison band, and continued to write music at his customary prolific pace, producing around sixty compositions,”

    17 year old boys? Oh, the horror! Secret fact: 17-year old boys can’t get knocked up. As long as it isn’t rape, let’s put today’s arbitrary 18 Years or Older Only rule aside, eh?

    So faggots got tough, used media campaigns to make their case, became a major cause celebre’ political factor, doctors learned there was Big Bucks in turning vaginas/penises inside out, and here we are now.

    20 years from now we’ll probably be smacking around any cocksucker/shag-licker who dares admit hes/hir honest erotic leaning.

    The screw (ha!) turned big time when gay marriage was treated like a social disease. The liberal backlash against conservative demonization of gays wanting to have basic legal protection between/of spouses, coupled with today’s hyper-mediated/twitter-pated commercial-driven lifestyle virtually (literally virtually, if that makes sense) disconnected from physical reality, did the rest. Same with the justifiable outcry against the modern meat industry. Or the Save the Planet trademark.

    All of these were righteous concerns, many of them existentially crucial, that one side or the other of the duopolistic poo-flinging contests that we call politics, exacerbated into Yet More Insanity.

    1st Movement Cowell’s Violin and Piano Sonata

    Featuring my favorite violinist, Joseph Szigeti.

    There are five movements. Collect ‘am all!

    #93358
    Germ
    Participant

    Say no more!

    #93359
    Polder Dweller
    Participant

    Finally! Medical Proof the Covid Jab is “Murder”

    “A couple of hours ago Darren Smith, the editor of the excellent The Light Paper, sent me a paper from the medical journal Circulation which proves that the covid-19 jabbing experiment has to stop today. I believe that any doctor or nurse who gives one of the mRNA covid jabs after today will in due course be struck off the appropriate register and arrested.

    The journal Circulation is a well-respected publication. It’s 71-years-old, its articles are peer reviewed and in one survey it was rated the world’s no 1 journal in the cardiac and cardiovascular system category.

    I’m going to quote the final sentence of the abstract which appears at the beginning of the article. This is all I, you – or anyone else – needs to know.

    `We conclude that the mRNA vacs dramatically increase inflammation on the endothelium and T cell infiltration of cardiac muscle and may account for the observations of increased thrombosis, cardiomyopathy and other vascular events following vaccination.’

    That’s it. That’s the death bell for the covid-19 mRNA jabs.

    The endothelium is a layer of cells lining blood vessels and lymphatic vessels. T cells are a type of white cell.

    We always knew these jabs were experimental. My video in December 2020, just under a year ago, warned about these specific risks. I read out a list of possible adverse events published officially by the American Government.

    But now we have the proof of the link.

    The mRNA jab is, remember, known not to stop people catching covid. And it is known not to stop people spreading it. I don’t believe anyone disputes these facts.

    And yet vast numbers of deaths and serious injuries have occurred among people who have been jabbed. Look at the item entitled ‘Updated: how many are the vaccines killing?’ on my websites.

    Now we have the evidence to stop the jabbing programmes.

    In the study quoted in Circulation, a total of 566 patients aged 28 to 97 were tested. They were equally divided among men and women.

    ‘At the time of this report,’ says the author, ‘these changes persist for at least 2.5 months post second dose of vaccine.’

    At the very least, the use of these jabs must stop now. Immediately, until more long-term tests are done.

    If there were any journalists left in the mainstream media, this news would be lead item on all TV and radio programmes and be on the front pages of all newspapers.

    Thank heavens for free speech platforms such as BNT which enables me to bring you this news.

    I’ve said for a year that this jab was an experiment – certain to kill and injure.

    We’ve always known that to experiment on people without their full consent and understanding – after disclosing all the risks and potential side effects – is a crime.

    Now the evidence exists that must stop this experiment.

    If the covid jab experiment continues after today then we know for absolute sure that this is not a medical treatment, it is a cull.”

    https://vernoncoleman.org/videos/finally-medical-proof-covid-jab-murder

    #93360
    Polder Dweller
    Participant
    #93361
    Kassandra
    Participant

    Mr House, I am so sorry. I too am just waiting for the date. I’ll certainly apply for an exemption, and I have a small group of people who will be applying as well (and are helping one another).

    My state is part of the lawsuit, but they really have no balls. I have little hope.

    I’ll not get vaccinated with this shit though, no matter what. This is it for me. They have gone too far. This IS the hill I will die on if necessary. What a nightmare.

    #93362
    zerosum
    Participant

    People only believe A Fauci
    He doesn’t have time to read “fake news”
    https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/10.1161/circ.144.suppl_1.10712
    Mrna COVID Vaccines Dramatically Increase Endothelial Inflammatory Markers and ACS Risk as Measured by the PULS Cardiac Test: a Warning
    Steven R Gundry
    Originally published November 8, 2021
    Article has an altmetric score of 14880
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    See more details of who reads this articles

    Picked up by 2 news outlets
    Tweeted by 39689
    On 5 Facebook pages
    Reddited by 28
    ———–

    Red Alert: Renowned Cardiac Surgeon Steven Gundry Warns mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines More Than Double The Risk of Heart Attack
    The 5-Year Risk For Acute Rupture Of A Coronary Artery With A Potential Fatal Outcome!
    By Bill Sardi
    Global Research, November 22, 2021
    LewRockwell.com
    Denials by public health authorities
    The CDC maintains the known risks of Covid-19 illness “far outweigh” the potential risk of having a “rare adverse reaction” like myocarditis/pericarditis.

    #93363
    those darned kids
    Participant
    #93364
    chooch
    Participant

    Thanks for that germ. It looks like they will roll out boosters in Japan starting Dec. 1st. It will be interesting see what the uptake will be, will a new wave get triggered and how IVM might factor in.

    #93365
    boscohorowitz
    Participant

    For those of us watching Russia amid this plague of nonmsense, I’ll note that my fave Russia-watcher has nothing to say about covid. Seems odd.

    #93366
    boscohorowitz
    Participant
    #93367
    boscohorowitz
    Participant

    THis is from a mainstream paper with a Mormonesque name:

    Gaslighting Ivermectin, vaccines and the pandemic for profit August 25 2021

    “Most Americans think that morality and ethics would suspend the profit motive just this once for the sake of saving the world from COVID-19. But, unfortunately, many continue to believe the vaccines are “free” and being offered as a public service out of the goodness of Pfizer’s and Moderna’s hearts, with Dr. Fauci being the fatherly voice of wisdom helping steer us through this deadly but unplanned pandemic.

    “He only wants the very best that science can offer the human race regardless of any profit motive. In short, Dr. Fauci is like us, a man with a family and loved ones; he only wants a swift end to this pandemic with whatever treatment works the best and quickest.”

    “Nothing could be further from the truth.

    “What most do not understand is how Dr. Fauci can and does profit directly from the vaccines. The Bayh-Dole Act – a law passed in 1980 – allows scientists involved in developing a drug to SHARE IN THE ROYALTIES on sales of the drug.

    “This fact was publicly disclosed in 2005 when Dr. Fauci was involved in an Interleukin trial gone wrong. Patients were getting sick and dying of toxicity and complaining that Dr. Fauci had failed to disclose he had a financial interest in the drug. Dr. Fauci, along with an NIH physician, Joseph Kovacs, was a co-developer of Interleukin-2. Under Bayh-Dole, this was one of the many patents from which Dr. Fauci could derive drug royalties.”

    #93368
    boscohorowitz
    Participant

    Ever wonder what the vakzine “woke” movement (to borrow that term from its sociopolitical use and apply it to the popular mindset regarding covidiocy and vakzines reversing at some point) will look like?

    Black Lives really do matter, and cops were getting trrigger-happy in general and toward blacks in particular. Gays really were persecuted for a long time. The climate is indeed acting peculiar of late. etc. etc.

    So imagine how many babies will be thrown out with the covid bathwater once the narrative inverts. I have read comments here expressing at least a little pleasure in the thought of today’s oppressive vakzinazis getting their heinies kicked come the inevitable sociopolitical mood swing.

    The pogroms will continue until morale collapses or we run out of untouchables?

    #93369
    chettt
    Participant

    I don’t understand why people are so hung up on the idea of “free energy”. Isn’t all energy free? Oil bubbles up from the ground, wood is all around us, coal is there for the picking and the sun always shines and the wind always blows. We are surrounded by free energy. The cost of using this energy has always been the price to deliver the energy to where it’s useful and to build the devices to use the energy. When people talk about how Tesla’s free energy has been suppressed by the PTBs what the hell do they mean? Would some Tesla inspired perpetual motion machine really change things?

    #93370
    those darned kids
    Participant

    that was my first, and continues to be, objection to these injections.

    ¿how on this blessed earth could someone make outrageous profits from a globular pandemic?

    such sleaze.

    “money is the root of all assholes”

    #93371
    those darned kids
    Participant
    #93372
    boscohorowitz
    Participant

    “Would some Tesla inspired perpetual motion machine really change things?”

    If such a thing were possible (it isn’t), it would destroy the planet’s biosphere entirely.

    We aren’t intelligent enough to use such a thing.

    I rather doubt that God could use such a thing, either.

    Absence of boundaries is like multiplying zero by zero.

    #93373
    ctbarnum
    Participant

    Freudian slip?

    #93374
    WES
    Participant

    Bosco:

    Well bender comes pretty close to perpetual energy! Just can’t get the intelligent part quite right!

    #93375
    zerosum
    Participant

    Is the universe A perpetual motion machine?
    A perpetual motion machine is a hypothetical machine that can do work infinitely without an external energy source. This kind of machine is impossible, as it would violate either the first or second law of thermodynamics or both. These laws of thermodynamics apply regardless of the size of the system.

    The first law, also known as Law of Conservation of Energy, states that energy cannot be created or destroyed in an isolated system. The second law of thermodynamics states that the entropy of any isolated system always increases.

    Put simply, entropy is a measure of disorder, and the Second Law of Thermodynamics states that all closed systems tend to maximize entropy. … Overall, the entropy of the universe always increases.

    Try it …..stretch your imagination …. black hole connected to a white hole … to big bang …. conservation of energy
    hint
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M%C3%B6bius_strip

    #93376
    WES
    Participant

    Zerosum:

    Governments and their central banks, have suspended the first and seconds laws, thus allowing them to perpetually grow bigger and bigger.

    #93377
    Mr. House
    Participant

    Good way to start a bank run

    #93378
    Mister Roboto
    Participant

    @Mr. House: I’m truly sorry to hear that. I suspect that soon enough nobody with an office-job will be safe from this madness.

    #93379
    deflationista
    Participant

    ¿how on this blessed earth could someone make outrageous profits from a globular pandemic?

    Tell me about it:

    https://time.com/6092368/americas-frontline-doctors-covid-19-misinformation/

    #93380
    deflationista
    Participant

    But. Natural immunity. Beeeeeeep. Boop.

    #93381
    V. Arnold
    Participant

    Henry,

    Maybe you can be forgiven because you are new here, but T-Bear is my long term personal friend, and most certainly not a troll.

    Ilargi
    Thanks for chiming in on the troll accusations against T-Bear…you’re a good friend to have…
    Cheers

    #93382
    Mister Roboto
    Participant

    Biden Administration Asks Appeals Court to Reinstate Vaccine Rules for Employers

    The Fifth Circuit lost jurisdiction of its cases when they were moved to Cincinnati, and the Sixth Circuit now has the authority to dissolve the Fifth Circuit’s stay, which is what the Justice Department is requesting.

    The department said OSHA acted to impose the employer rules now because voluntary measures had proven ineffective and Covid-19 was growing more virulent.

    The Fifth Circuit is one of the nation’s most conservative federal courts, and the Sixth Circuit’s rulings lean in a conservative direction as well. If the Cincinnati-based court denies the Justice Department request, the Biden administration would have the option to seek emergency intervention from the Supreme Court.

    #93383
    ctbarnum
    Participant

    Deflatulence

    But, beep, muh, boop, muh vaccine…burp

    #93384
    boscohorowitz
    Participant
    #93386
    those darned kids
    Participant

    from what i see around here, i suspect he never cleared the virus, and i imagine his demise would have been hastened by the clotshot, not prevented.

    as to the frontline docs, i doubt they are rakin’ in 17,353,498$/second like certain folks are.

    i actually perused the time article (which you’ve now posted twice), and frankly you should be embarrassed to consider such drivel worthy of your attention, let alone mine.

    perhaps people are scamming from the organization, humans gotta human. nonetheless, pfizer paid a 2,300,000,000$ fine. how does that compare to skimming grandma’s 500$?

    try again, blender.

    #93387

    I am not old. I am a victim of entropy.

    #93388
    boscohorowitz
    Participant
    #93389
    deflationista
    Participant

    PTBarnum

    Maybe you had covid? Apparently everyone in this forum has had it. Might explain a few things.

    #93390
    deflationista
    Participant

    Those goddamn vaxines.

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