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Author Topic: Covid, the "lockdowns" etc.  (Read 118589 times)

HappyDaze

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Re: Covid, the "lockdowns" etc.
« Reply #2955 on: October 19, 2021, 10:42:43 AM »
Did what it was supposed to. Powell had blood cancer which reduced the effectiveness.
He was an old, sick man, it did fuck all. Same as if he'd been a younger, healthier man, his immune system would have dealt with it, irrespective of the jab.

Let's stop pretending that something that doesn't actually provide immunity (which is what real vaccines do) is providing any protection here.
The report covered in the last page of the thread shows you are quite wrong. So much disinformation you are peddling...

HappyDaze

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« Reply #2956 on: October 19, 2021, 10:48:42 AM »
Did what it was supposed to. Powell had blood cancer which reduced the effectiveness.
Citations needed for cancer reducing the effectiveness of the jab.
American Cancer Society notes that it is probable that treatments that impact the immune system, such as chemotherapy and radiation therapy, as well as certain cancers themselves, will reduce the effectiveness of the vaccine, but that there is currently insufficient research to make a definitive statement to the degree of impact. However,  the fact that the immune system is impaired in such patients is clear.
« Last Edit: October 19, 2021, 10:57:03 AM by HappyDaze »

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« Reply #2957 on: October 19, 2021, 05:25:39 PM »
I am saying the people who conducted the study give a summary and their summary concludes exactly the opposite of this meme.

IOW: "I don't care about the data, just about the politicized interpretation of the data."

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« Reply #2958 on: October 19, 2021, 05:52:17 PM »
Cant believe you guys are arguing about exactly why an old guy with Cancer died.

He was an old guy with cancer.
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« Reply #2959 on: October 19, 2021, 07:40:43 PM »
Cant believe you guys are arguing about exactly why an old guy with Cancer died.

He was an old guy with cancer.
You should talk about the first black president with more respect.

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Re: Covid, the "lockdowns" etc.
« Reply #2960 on: October 19, 2021, 07:45:42 PM »
I am saying the people who conducted the study give a summary and their summary concludes exactly the opposite of this meme.

IOW: "I don't care about the data, just about the politicized interpretation of the data."

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Re: Covid, the "lockdowns" etc.
« Reply #2961 on: October 19, 2021, 08:02:09 PM »
Cant believe you guys are arguing about exactly why an old guy with Cancer died.

He was an old guy with cancer.
You should talk about the first black president with more respect.

I did love him in Star Wars.
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HappyDaze

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Re: Covid, the "lockdowns" etc.
« Reply #2962 on: October 19, 2021, 09:07:00 PM »
I am saying the people who conducted the study give a summary and their summary concludes exactly the opposite of this meme.

IOW: "I don't care about the data, just about the politicized interpretation of the data."
Have a look at all of the data, not just one table.

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« Reply #2963 on: October 20, 2021, 02:38:58 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? 
When I say objectively, I mean 'subjectively'.  When I say literally, I mean 'figuratively'.  
And when I say that you are a horse's ass, I mean that the objective truth is that you are a literal horse's ass.

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Re: Covid, the "lockdowns" etc.
« Reply #2964 on: October 20, 2021, 02:59:16 PM »
Cant believe you guys are arguing about exactly why an old guy with Cancer died.

He was an old guy with cancer.
You should talk about the first black president with more respect.
No, our first black president was released from the hospital (UC Irvine in Socal) this week after having an infection.

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« Reply #2965 on: October 20, 2021, 03:00:56 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.


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Re: Covid, the "lockdowns" etc.
« Reply #2966 on: October 20, 2021, 03:16:31 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.

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« Reply #2967 on: October 20, 2021, 04:02:30 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?
Back after the first Gulf War, Colin Powell was widely touted as a potential presidential candidate. He had a sterling reputation, and was widely respected. Nearly everyone thought he was a shoe-in, if he did decide to run. He chose not to, because he didn't want to subject himself and his family to the raking over the coals and public exposure that go with a presidential campaign. And even if he did run, there was no guarantee. Elections are unpredictable things. But at the time, nearly everyone thought he was far and away the best candidate. And nobody really cared he was black.

Imagine if he ran, and won? The first black president would have been someone with dignity and reserve, like Obama. But unlike him, Colin Powell was a war hero, and a Republican. Which would have added gravitas, and bridged gaps. And even more importantly, this would have been more than a decade before culture wars were even a flaming pile of shit on the horizon. It would have united the country, instead of dividing. It would have proved that race is not the most essential element of someone's character, instead of becoming the most important aspect.

But no, that didn't happen. Colin Powell left behind a long legacy of service, but he was never president. And I think we lost something. Because instead of moving toward a post-racial society and unity, stark polarization and virulent racists like you dominate our world.

But in a better world, the first black president just passed away.
« Last Edit: October 20, 2021, 04:12:49 PM by Pat »

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Re: Covid, the "lockdowns" etc.
« Reply #2968 on: October 20, 2021, 04:14:41 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.

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« Reply #2969 on: October 20, 2021, 04:16:06 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!