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Re: COVID-19/corona virus mega thread/prepping thread
« Reply #7050 on: November 26, 2022, 10:58:53 AM »
Wow - in its latest round of lockdowns due to "severe outbreaks", China has some people who have been confined to their homes for 100+ days. In the meantime, I guess it's a non-issue in the US. Lots of possible discussion points here from why a country with authoritarian lockdowns since the beginning is still overwhelmed, while the US, packed with rubes in flyover country who didn't do what they were told, seems to have covid in the background, to how and when our MSM makes stuff a big deal or not depending on their agenda.

https://www.reuters.com/world/china/huge-covid-protests-erupt-chinas-xinjiang-after-deadly-fire-2022-11-26/
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« Reply #7051 on: November 27, 2022, 07:30:15 PM »
Here's your gaslighting for the day

Can you guess who he blames?

Guess who Dr. Fauci blames for China covering up where/how Covid originated https://twitchy.com/dougp-3137/2022/11/27/guess-who-dr-fauci-blames-for-china-covering-up-where-how-covid-originated/
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Re: COVID-19/corona virus mega thread/prepping thread
« Reply #7052 on: November 30, 2022, 01:49:42 PM »
And... Today, Aldi's butter was about $4/pound, and eggs were at $2.85.
 
"Boy, $2.85! I sure do miss the 90 cent a dozen eggs from a little over two years ago! I wonder what happened?"
 
(oh, and I wore a red hat shopping...)
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« Reply #7053 on: November 30, 2022, 04:08:52 PM »
Picked up a bag of pond fish food the other day.  I bought a 40# bag about a year ago for ~$14.  This bag cost $23.99.

Damn fish better appreciate it.

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Re: COVID-19/corona virus mega thread/prepping thread
« Reply #7054 on: November 30, 2022, 10:20:10 PM »
And... Today, Aldi's butter was about $4/pound, and eggs were at $2.85.
 
"Boy, $2.85! I sure do miss the 90 cent a dozen eggs from a little over two years ago! I wonder what happened?"
 
(oh, and I wore a red hat shopping...)

Damn !
The Aldi's over here are charging $1.99 for eggs and Ruler's current ad has them down to $1.50 (from $1.99).
I just did some pricing today on juices.  The half gallon (64 oz) bottles of juices (at Aldi) like cranberry, cranberry/apple, & cranberry/grape are $2.29 but Ruler has those same flavors (as well as cranberry/raspberry) for $1.89.
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Re: COVID-19/corona virus mega thread/prepping thread
« Reply #7055 on: December 01, 2022, 08:52:33 AM »
I just opened the Aldis online circular.

Holy *expletive deleted*ck. The ENTIRE goddamned page is wall to wall *expletive deleted*ing third-party advertisements with a small section in the center for the circular. It's insane.

And a significant portion of them are for some stupid free PDF viewer.

Wait. My bad. I picked up the weekly ad from a third party aggregator site, NOT Aldi's site.

Won't make that mistake again.
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« Reply #7056 on: December 01, 2022, 09:01:03 AM »
I just opened the Aldis online circular.

Holy *expletive deleted*ck. The ENTIRE goddamned page is wall to wall *expletive deleted*ing third-party advertisements with a small section in the center for the circular. It's insane.

And a significant portion of them are for some stupid free PDF viewer.

Wait. My bad. I picked up the weekly ad from a third party aggregator site, NOT Aldi's site.

Won't make that mistake again.

Enjoy the ransomware virus it just downloaded into your system  >:D
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« Reply #7057 on: December 01, 2022, 09:03:21 AM »
Enjoy the ransomware virus it just downloaded into your system  >:D

I'm on a work computer. Had I downloaded a virus on my work computer my office would have sealed and jets of fire would have spouted from every surface.
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« Reply #7058 on: December 01, 2022, 09:13:20 AM »
Wow - in its latest round of lockdowns due to "severe outbreaks", China has some people who have been confined to their homes for 100+ days. In the meantime, I guess it's a non-issue in the US. Lots of possible discussion points here from why a country with authoritarian lockdowns since the beginning is still overwhelmed, while the US, packed with rubes in flyover country who didn't do what they were told, seems to have covid in the background, to how and when our MSM makes stuff a big deal or not depending on their agenda.

https://www.reuters.com/world/china/huge-covid-protests-erupt-chinas-xinjiang-after-deadly-fire-2022-11-26/
I got COVID a few weeks ago (first time).  Had chills one day so I figure I must have had a fever that day.  None the next day.  Sinus congestion lingered, but not sure if that was COVID or if COVID just made me vulnerable to something else.  Had to take a home test before going back to work and tested positive.  Anyway, for me it was not severe and I never had any breathing issues outside the sinus congestion.  Pretty sure my sense of smell is degraded, but I don't think it is gone.  I made biscuits last weekend and I could smell that.  I find I am not smelling bacon when I make that in the frying pan.  I turn on the vent fan in the bathroom out of habit, but not smelling that either.  Weird. 

I guess if I was in China, they would have locked me down and my entire neighborhood.  Would that accomplish anything?  No, but dictatorships don't have to make sense. 
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« Reply #7059 on: December 01, 2022, 10:10:03 AM »
My physical therapy provider just went optional mask free as of today.

Woo hoo.

I was, however, one of the few.
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Re: COVID-19/corona virus mega thread/prepping thread
« Reply #7060 on: December 01, 2022, 12:15:32 PM »
BEWARE!! BEWARE!! BEWARE!!!   COVID, RSV, FLU....BEWARE!! [popcorn] :facepalm:
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« Reply #7061 on: December 01, 2022, 04:27:02 PM »
My physical therapy provider just went optional mask free as of today.

Woo hoo.

I was, however, one of the few.

I had my annual check-up last week, no masks required for patients or providers.
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Re: COVID-19/corona virus mega thread/prepping thread
« Reply #7062 on: December 01, 2022, 08:28:55 PM »
The hospital & their clinics we go to have been mask free for at least the last 6 months.

Some folks still wear them, but the vast majority don't.

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« Reply #7064 on: December 04, 2022, 12:47:28 PM »
Still required for all patients, visitors, and staff in Washington.
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« Reply #7065 on: December 04, 2022, 12:53:16 PM »
I'm hoping to not be able to report on medical facilities in my AO until my next annual checkup in a few months. Interestingly, I think I have noticed an uptick in mask wearing in places like Costco and the grocery store compared to even a month ago.

I didn't pay close attention, but I think most of the mask wearers were elderly. Which, if anything good comes out of covid, it will be that sick people or very susceptible groups will wear masks in public during cold and flu season without a lot of stigma attached.
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« Reply #7066 on: December 04, 2022, 01:44:30 PM »
Still required at my doctor's office, but the staff is very hit or miss with adhering to their own policy.  I had a staff member shove a mask at me last week, when she herself had a mask just dangling from one ear.  Other staff couldn't be bothered to wear a mask.
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« Reply #7067 on: December 04, 2022, 02:25:40 PM »
Still required at my doctor's office, but the staff is very hit or miss with adhering to their own policy.  I had a staff member shove a mask at me last week, when she herself had a mask just dangling from one ear.  Other staff couldn't be bothered to wear a mask.

That's what I was seeing a few months ago. At the hospital, they wouldn't even acknowledge me at reception until I put a mask on. After they wheeled me to the colonoscopy room, hardly any medical staff was wearing a mask. You'd think it would be the opposite if they were trying to stop the spread of something.

At the butt doctor's office, they had "mask or else!" signs plastered everywhere, but none of the staff were wearing masks.  :laugh:
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« Reply #7068 on: December 04, 2022, 08:41:05 PM »
Still required for all patients, visitors, and staff in Washington.
Don’t feel bad, most public health policy relating to COVID has been hot garbage.

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« Reply #7069 on: December 04, 2022, 09:05:10 PM »
My wife had to have a failed hernia repair fixed in late Summer. Up front it was all "wear the mask". back in the outpatient surgery prep area the nurses and DRs  had a mask either under the chin or hanging off of one ear. It was kind of comical in a sad way.
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« Reply #7070 on: December 06, 2022, 11:50:25 AM »
Viral: The Origin of Covid 19 | Matt Ridley  --  Jordan B Peterson
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FEh5JyZC218

Nearly two hours long.  Sounds good so far.
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« Reply #7071 on: December 06, 2022, 10:02:06 PM »
The same bunch(es) are still holding with masks here in South City...
 
The Virtue Signalers are hard at it. Mostly the skinny jeans crowd.
 
People who watch a lot of TV - elderly and poor.
 
Folks with warrants or who are thinking about trying for one.
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« Reply #7072 on: December 11, 2022, 12:30:53 AM »
CDC quietly confirms at least 118k Children & Young Adults have ‘Died Suddenly’ in the USA since the roll-out of the COVID Vaccines
https://www.sgtreport.com/2022/12/cdc-quietly-confirms-at-least-118k-children-young-adults-have-died-suddenly-in-the-usa-since-the-roll-out-of-the-covid-vaccines/

All statistics, but might be interesting. 
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Official figures quietly published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) confirm nearly half a million children and young adults have died ever since the Food & Drug Administration first granted emergency use authorisation to a Covid-19 vaccine in the USA.

This has sadly resulted in nearly 118,000 excess deaths compared to the 2015-2019 average.

The figures also reveal that there have been 7,680 more excess deaths among children and young adults in 2022 so far compared to the same time frame in 2020 at the height of the alleged Covid-19 pandemic.
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Re: COVID-19/corona virus mega thread/prepping thread
« Reply #7073 on: December 11, 2022, 05:29:01 AM »
CDC quietly confirms at least 118k Children & Young Adults have ‘Died Suddenly’ in the USA since the roll-out of the COVID Vaccines
https://www.sgtreport.com/2022/12/cdc-quietly-confirms-at-least-118k-children-young-adults-have-died-suddenly-in-the-usa-since-the-roll-out-of-the-covid-vaccines/

All statistics, but might be interesting.

So, intentions aside, at what point does this count as a genocide?

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« Reply #7074 on: December 11, 2022, 11:11:28 AM »
Died with the vaccine, or died from the vaccine?

Couldn't resist.

Also, not to be a debunker of propaganda, but that scary chart that the SGT Report made from data they "stumbled upon"? The one that shows excess deaths peaking between week 30 and week 40 of 2021, and then blames the COVID-19 "injection"?  You know what else peaked in Jul-Oct of 2021?  Yeah, COVID cases.  https://covid.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker/#trends_weeklycases_totalcasesper100k_00

I'm not going to sit here and tell you that COVID is the plague, or that the vaccines were everything they were claimed to be.  I'll not defend any mandate, it always should have been a person's choice.  But if you are going to claim that half a miliion Americans died as a result of the vaccine, you are going to need some real data, not an infowars-lite that's hypothesis can be dunked on in 25 seconds of looking at a chart.  you will also need to do better than a #diedsuddenly trending post.  Low thought confirmation bias of stats and poor decision making is what got us into this mess.  Don't continue it.


So, intentions aside, at what point does this count as a genocide?


Unless you have some evidence that the vaccines are singling out a national, racial, religious, or ethnic group, never.