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Author Topic: Covid, the "lockdowns" etc.  (Read 122973 times)

HappyDaze

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Re: Covid, the "lockdowns" etc.
« Reply #2970 on: October 20, 2021, 04:19:15 PM »
I'm not always up on my racism.  Are people here really pretending they don't know the difference between Colin Powell and James Earl Jones and/or Colin Powell and Barrack Obama?
I think it's less out of racism and more out of generic sarcasm.
It is important to note that part of becoming a Leftist is replacing your sense of humor with an extra outrage meter.
Funny, Pundit's video persona is all based on stoking the outrage of old school D&D players, and I don't figure most of his audience is Leftist.
I'm outraged at your lack of a sense of humor!
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Re: Covid, the "lockdowns" etc.
« Reply #2971 on: October 20, 2021, 04:24:57 PM »
I'm not always up on my racism.  Are people here really pretending they don't know the difference between Colin Powell and James Earl Jones and/or Colin Powell and Barrack Obama?
I think it's less out of racism and more out of generic sarcasm.
It is important to note that part of becoming a Leftist is replacing your sense of humor with an extra outrage meter.

I think my favourite Nelson Mandela quote is appropriate here

There will be poor always,
pathetically struggling,
look at the good things you've got! -  Jesus

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Re: Covid, the "lockdowns" etc.
« Reply #2972 on: October 24, 2021, 03:39:38 PM »


Everyone ready for the definition of "Fully Vaccinated" to change to 3rd & 4th shots?

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Re: Covid, the "lockdowns" etc.
« Reply #2973 on: October 24, 2021, 03:45:23 PM »


Everyone ready for the definition of "Fully Vaccinated" to change to 3rd & 4th shots?
Sure am. How bout u?

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« Reply #2974 on: October 24, 2021, 03:57:49 PM »


Everyone ready for the definition of "Fully Vaccinated" to change to 3rd & 4th shots?

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In the limit, you will have to be continuously "jabbed"  to be considered "Fully Vaccinated". I only hope that the dispenser is more beer-hat rather than butt-plug -- YMMV.
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Re: Covid, the "lockdowns" etc.
« Reply #2975 on: October 24, 2021, 06:54:06 PM »

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« Reply #2976 on: October 24, 2021, 07:54:29 PM »


Indeed, even though "vaccinated" people carry the exact same viral load as the unvaccinated when infected. Because their "immunity" doesn't actually stop them getting infected or spreading the virus. So everyone needs the same "protection" by being jabbed or their "protection" doesn't work properly. Duh.
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« Reply #2977 on: October 25, 2021, 07:54:29 AM »


Indeed, even though "vaccinated" people carry the exact same viral load as the unvaccinated when infected. Because their "immunity" doesn't actually stop them getting infected or spreading the virus. So everyone needs the same "protection" by being jabbed or their "protection" doesn't work properly. Duh.
Which makes it not a vaccine, really.

I mean, the whole point of vaccination and herd immunity is that it limits disease spread so significantly that it can't 'get to' members of the population that can't be vaccinated. Immunocompromised persons, children too young to have that vaccine, etc.

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« Reply #2978 on: October 25, 2021, 01:43:28 PM »
Greetings!

Yep, I said this months ago--there will never be an "END" to this virus crisis. There will never be an end to mask mandates, lockdowns, and whatever other restrictions they come up with. There will always, always be more "Mutations" requiring more booster shots, always more vaccines.

A convenient, perpetual "crisis" that is used by the government powers to seize and exercise ever more authority over the population, and to become increasingly invasive against individual rights and freedoms.

But supporters an cheerleaders of all this Carona BS just want to keep on embracing it. Like several politicians have implied, "Just shut up, wear a mask, and get vaccinated"

Yeah, this isn't fucking tyrannical at all.

Fucking morons.

This BS should be resisted everywhere, by everyone, at every opportunity.

Semper Fidelis,

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« Reply #2979 on: October 25, 2021, 02:03:33 PM »
Local school district is under a vaccine mandate for the staff and fired a coach who supposedly had a medical condition where she couldn't get the jab.  Every Monday since, protestors gather on the sidewalk near a school or the district office, waving flags and signs. Support is overwhelmingly positive. In 1.5 hours, you might get flipped off once, two thumbs down but hundreds of people waving and honking their horns (even school employees, like bus drivers).

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« Reply #2980 on: October 27, 2021, 10:46:40 AM »
This is inconvenient: https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2021.07.06.21259924v1.full.pdf

Study confirms what we already knew about Ivermectin from India - that it works and is highly effective in treating the sniffles.
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« Reply #2981 on: October 27, 2021, 06:49:15 PM »
This is inconvenient: https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2021.07.06.21259924v1.full.pdf

Study confirms what we already knew about Ivermectin from India - that it works and is highly effective in treating the sniffles.

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34318930/

I'm not sure about the sniffles but it's not quite clear how efficacious it is against covid.

Frankly I'd love this to be the answer to the problem. Quick and easy sounds great and I'm pretty sure the British government will be all over this. Unless it's all a big conspiracy that's manipulating the sheeple.

I'm still waiting for a better explanation on that than your vague tory mates profiting from a crisis one. Can you explain this lockdown happy governments putting off the initial one until after the last minute? How about eat out to help out? The desperation to not cancel last Christmas until it all went tits up?

Give me a narrative of a somewhat reasonable conspiracy within government to do something because all I've seen is a cascade of fuck ups by a party that sacrificed their best leaders on the altar of Brexit. Start in February 2020 and explain the master plan.
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Re: Covid, the "lockdowns" etc.
« Reply #2982 on: October 27, 2021, 07:05:06 PM »
This is inconvenient: https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2021.07.06.21259924v1.full.pdf

Study confirms what we already knew about Ivermectin from India - that it works and is highly effective in treating the sniffles.

I am not sure to what extent we can attribute India's success to Ivermectin vs. seasonal variation. Either way, it wasn't masks & lockdowns that did it, nor injections.

As should be common knowledge by now, Ivermectin is being used to treat Congressvillains and their families & staff, so it's worth considering letting the slave class also have access to medication that our lords and ladies use.

Japan recently began officially recommending use of Ivermectin as well.


I'm curious to learn whether this is the normal seasonal pattern for Japan or if the steep dropoff can be attributed to better treatment.

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« Reply #2983 on: October 27, 2021, 07:33:51 PM »
The only thing that's sure about ivermectin is they've lied about it and tried to suppress it, and the liars and suppressors are the same people who want to take away free speech under the guise of fighting "misinformation".

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« Reply #2984 on: October 27, 2021, 07:45:13 PM »
The only thing that's sure about ivermectin is they've lied about it and tried to suppress it, and the liars and suppressors are the same people who want to take away free speech under the guise of fighting "misinformation".

Because reasons.

This whole narrative is incoherent. Your best defence of it has been that government naturally gathers power out of crises but that's an assumption that only acts as an excuse for a conspiracy theory.

I'm not as knowledgeable about US politics as I am of the UK sort. As far as I can see you had a shit show that you replaced with another because it was wasn't the first.
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