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Author Topic: Covid, the "lockdowns" etc.  (Read 50225 times)

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Re: Covid, the "lockdowns" etc.
« Reply #705 on: November 18, 2020, 01:51:03 PM »
Expecting millions of people to properly wear masks is like herding cats with a garden hose.
Here in WA, we're starting another lockdown. Of places that have not reported any cases. (Gyms, resteraunts) and places like grocery stores restricted to 25% cap instead of 30%.
All we've gotten out of it so far is another panic buy of toilet paper.

I fully expect people will do Thanksgiving pretty much as they would have before Covid. Maybe people won't be able to travel out of state, but friends and family will still gather to break bread.


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Re: Covid, the "lockdowns" etc.
« Reply #706 on: November 18, 2020, 03:00:23 PM »
Someone posted photos of Gavin Newsom's party. Needless to say, not much social distancing and forget masks.

You know, it really grinds my gears to see this sort of thing. People wonder why resistance to the 'restrictions' keeps ratcheting up? It's because we can see the 'noble elite' ignoring them.

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« Reply #707 on: November 18, 2020, 05:42:19 PM »
Someone posted photos of Gavin Newsom's party. Needless to say, not much social distancing and forget masks.

You know, it really grinds my gears to see this sort of thing. People wonder why resistance to the 'restrictions' keeps ratcheting up? It's because we can see the 'noble elite' ignoring them.
  Hey nothing like putting down some draconian rules about going out and socializing, then heading out for a NINE course meal that is going to set you back (with the wife and wine) about a grand, with 50-60 of your best pals, all taking 5-8 hours to eat and drink wine all night.  With no masks.  Maybe he can trip and fall on something sharp, in his neck, or heart, or eyes?  Not likely, also has 24/7 armed security.  It must be nice to be literal royalty.

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« Reply #708 on: November 18, 2020, 09:22:35 PM »
A couple of those friends also happened to be executives in the California Medical Association who are the ones advising the lockdowns and "emergency" measures.

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« Reply #709 on: November 18, 2020, 09:29:47 PM »
Are we still supposed to follow the science?

Danish study says Masks = Bullshit
https://noqreport.com/2020/11/18/the-danish-study-face-masks-showed-no-impact-protecting-wearers-against-covid-19/

Noting that he was also an expert in virology, Hodkinson pointed out that his role as CEO of a biotech company that manufactures COVID tests means, “I might know a little bit about all this.”

“There is utterly unfounded public hysteria driven by the media and politicians, it’s outrageous, this is the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on an unsuspecting public,” said Hodkinson.
https://summit.news/2020/11/18/top-pathologist-claims-coronavirus-is-the-greatest-hoax-ever-perpetrated-on-an-unsuspecting-public/

LOL. Come on down CoronaClowns and tell us more about how scared we're all supposed to be about your laughable idiocy!!


The solution is to mask harder.

I absolutely love "mask harder"!!! Thank you!

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« Reply #710 on: November 18, 2020, 10:02:27 PM »
Are we still supposed to follow the science?

Danish study says Masks = Bullshit
https://noqreport.com/2020/11/18/the-danish-study-face-masks-showed-no-impact-protecting-wearers-against-covid-19/
Spinachcat, you disingenuous slut...

It's long been known that cloth and surgical/procedure masks are not intended to protect the wearer--they are there to reduce transmission from the wearer to others. The idea is that you wearing a mask protects me, and me wearing a mask protects you because the mask acts as a baffle to impede the force of exhalation and thus the range of spread. These masks do not capture/block the virus, they slow the air carrying it. Call it a face diaper if you like, because like a diaper, it's designed to catch the shit of the wearer, not to keep others' shit off of the wearer. Note that N95 and other respirators (along with eye protection) are what you need to wear to protect yourself from the virus. They may look like masks, but they work differently.

I've said all of this before, back when I though people here cared about anything beyond their own narratives, and you'll note that the article you mentioned says all of this too. But I'm sure that part got ignored in favor of the moron-friendly message of "masks don't work" devoid of all context.

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« Reply #711 on: November 18, 2020, 10:15:09 PM »
Are we still supposed to follow the science?

Danish study says Masks = Bullshit
https://noqreport.com/2020/11/18/the-danish-study-face-masks-showed-no-impact-protecting-wearers-against-covid-19/
Spinachcat, you disingenuous slut...

It's long been known that cloth and surgical/procedure masks are not intended to protect the wearer--they are there to reduce transmission from the wearer to others. The idea is that you wearing a mask protects me, and me wearing a mask protects you because the mask acts as a baffle to impede the force of exhalation and thus the range of spread. These masks do not capture/block the virus, they slow the air carrying it. Call it a face diaper if you like, because like a diaper, it's designed to catch the shit of the wearer, not to keep others' shit off of the wearer. Note that N95 and other respirators (along with eye protection) are what you need to wear to protect yourself from the virus. They may look like masks, but they work differently.

I've said all of this before, back when I though people here cared about anything beyond their own narratives, and you'll note that the article you mentioned says all of this too. But I'm sure that part got ignored in favor of the moron-friendly message of "masks don't work" devoid of all context.
  I just about made a lady shit herself when she came around a corner and I had a respirator on (one I had tucked away, and it looks more like Bane's and is an actual respirator, not an n95).  We both had a laugh, after she could talk again. 

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« Reply #712 on: November 18, 2020, 10:47:23 PM »
Are we still supposed to follow the science?

Danish study says Masks = Bullshit
https://noqreport.com/2020/11/18/the-danish-study-face-masks-showed-no-impact-protecting-wearers-against-covid-19/
Spinachcat, you disingenuous slut...

It's long been known that cloth and surgical/procedure masks are not intended to protect the wearer--they are there to reduce transmission from the wearer to others. The idea is that you wearing a mask protects me, and me wearing a mask protects you because the mask acts as a baffle to impede the force of exhalation and thus the range of spread. These masks do not capture/block the virus, they slow the air carrying it. Call it a face diaper if you like, because like a diaper, it's designed to catch the shit of the wearer, not to keep others' shit off of the wearer. Note that N95 and other respirators (along with eye protection) are what you need to wear to protect yourself from the virus. They may look like masks, but they work differently.

I've said all of this before, back when I though people here cared about anything beyond their own narratives, and you'll note that the article you mentioned says all of this too. But I'm sure that part got ignored in favor of the moron-friendly message of "masks don't work" devoid of all context.
  I just about made a lady shit herself when she came around a corner and I had a respirator on (one I had tucked away, and it looks more like Bane's and is an actual respirator, not an n95).  We both had a laugh, after she could talk again.
As i prepare to go run a COVID testing site, one of my friends is working to get me a Cobra Commander hood with the COVID virus replacing the cobra head symbol. Then I will be COVID Commander!




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« Reply #713 on: November 18, 2020, 11:00:59 PM »
It's long been known that cloth and surgical/procedure masks are not intended to protect the wearer--they are there to reduce transmission from the wearer to others.

Except...they don't work.

And that's not from me. That's according to science!

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« Reply #714 on: November 18, 2020, 11:05:54 PM »
As i prepare to go run a COVID testing site, one of my friends is working to get me a Cobra Commander hood with the COVID virus replacing the cobra head symbol. Then I will be COVID Commander!

The Cobra hood makes total sense because anyone willingly pushing this bullshit hoax that's destroying our economy and crushing lives is undoubtedly an enemy of America and all free people. Doubly so when they're selling out their country for a paycheck.

But I wouldn't expect any less from you.

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« Reply #715 on: November 18, 2020, 11:19:26 PM »
Well now we know why HappyDaze lost his shit when people didn't buy into the Covid scam.

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« Reply #716 on: November 18, 2020, 11:28:03 PM »
    It's long been known that cloth and surgical/procedure masks are not intended to protect the wearer--they are there to reduce transmission from the wearer to others.

    Except...they don't work.

    And that's not from me. That's according to science!
    Bitch, please. These are from the article you quoted:

    "Masks prevent people from transmitting the coronavirus to others, scientists now agree. But a new trial failed to document protection from the virus among the wearers."

    "The study, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, did not contradict growing evidence that masks can prevent transmission of the virus from wearer to others. "

    "“There is absolutely no doubt that masks work as source control,” preventing people from infecting others, said Dr. Thomas Frieden, chief executive of Resolve to Save Lives, an advocacy group, and former director of the C.D.C., who wrote an editorial outlining weaknesses of the research."

    See that part about "source control" in the third quote? That's exactly what I'm talking about, you dumbass. If you're going to throw up sources, try reading them and understanding them first.[/list]

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    « Reply #717 on: November 18, 2020, 11:32:21 PM »
    As i prepare to go run a COVID testing site, one of my friends is working to get me a Cobra Commander hood with the COVID virus replacing the cobra head symbol. Then I will be COVID Commander!

    The Cobra hood makes total sense because anyone willingly pushing this bullshit hoax that's destroying our economy and crushing lives is undoubtedly an enemy of America and all free people. Doubly so when they're selling out their country for a paycheck.

    But I wouldn't expect any less from you.
    I haven't sold out anyone. There's a public health challenge whether you can comprehend it or not, and there's nothing wrong with making some money doing my part.

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    « Reply #718 on: November 18, 2020, 11:34:46 PM »
    Well now we know why HappyDaze lost his shit when people didn't buy into the Covid scam.
    Because of increasingly stupid motherfuckers (like yourself, Snowman) that can't understand the situation? No, that's not why I gave up on the fucks here. I gave up on the clowns here making conservatives and conservative talking points look radical and idiotic.

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    « Reply #719 on: November 19, 2020, 04:58:14 AM »
    Spinachcat, you disingenuous slut...

    It's long been known that cloth and surgical/procedure masks are not intended to protect the wearer--they are there to reduce transmission from the wearer to others. The idea is that you wearing a mask protects me, and me wearing a mask protects you because the mask acts as a baffle to impede the force of exhalation and thus the range of spread. These masks do not capture/block the virus, they slow the air carrying it. Call it a face diaper if you like, because like a diaper, it's designed to catch the shit of the wearer, not to keep others' shit off of the wearer. Note that N95 and other respirators (along with eye protection) are what you need to wear to protect yourself from the virus. They may look like masks, but they work differently.

    I've said all of this before, back when I though people here cared about anything beyond their own narratives, and you'll note that the article you mentioned says all of this too. But I'm sure that part got ignored in favor of the moron-friendly message of "masks don't work" devoid of all context.

    Which is of course utter horseshit, because they end up spreading any viruses from their hands as they repeatedly touch and adjust their masks, which are rarely, if ever washed. All that happens is the vector of transmission is adjusted, they don't "protect" anyone. With the added bonus of culturing all sorts of nasty bacteria in the mask, right in front of their mouths.

    But keep telling yourself you're a virtuous human being thinking about the wellbeing of others.
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