Tag: Wuhan virus

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I have nothing to add, but I think Heather MacDonald has written a great piece on the Wuhan Virus hysteria industry that seems to be expanding on a daily basis, not only in the US, but worldwide. Here in Korea, the frequency and gravity with which  newscasters say “omicron” makes me feel like the Antichrist […]

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Turned Away, but Not for Covid

 

Here’s a shocking headline from yesterday: Austin family says toddler was turned away from hospital due to lack of space in pediatric ICU. Oh, my gawd! A critically ill child was “turned away” from a hospital  That’s not only illegal, but also pretty stupid. Let’s read more:

After a brief scare in a local pediatric intensive care unit, an Austin couple is sharing their message: get vaccinated and wear a mask.

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Bad news everybody!! According to a website called OpenVAERS, a private compendium of date from the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, 4201 people have died after receiving the Wuhan Virus vaccine.  The data is as of May 14, making it exactly 150 days after the first […]

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For our fortieth anniversary yesterday, my wife and I decided to take a trip to the Texas Wine Country near Fredericksburg.  We’re not big consumers of fermented grape juice, so this was our first visit in a couple of years. We had thought that business would be slow since had been raining hard all morning.  […]

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You won’t see this in the MSM, but there is a component of vaccines made up of an inflammable gas, a poisonous gas, a corrosive gas and a highly-reactive, alkali metal. Big Pharma has given this noxious substance the opaque name “0.9%NS, ” or just “NS.” It is an odorless, colorless solution containing two compounds. […]

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Give Him a Horse

 

Okay, I’m pro-Trump. I think any sane conservative must be, given the alternatives. He’s a guy who has been trying to take the country in the direction I want the country to go, rather than into the maelstrom in which the left seems hell-bent on drowning us.

So, yes, I support him, and strongly. But I’m not going to be all hagiographic about it.

Expected Deaths and COVID

 

@misterbitcoin posted a link to the CDC website to point out that the Wuhan Virus is waning. The most interesting number to me is “percent of expected deaths.” What does that mean? Let’s go to the CDC definition:

Percent of expected deaths is the number of deaths for all causes for this week in 2020 compared to the average number across the same week in 2017–2019. Previous analyses of 2015–2016 provisional data completeness have found that completeness is lower in the first few weeks following the date of death (<25%), and then increases over time such that data are generally at least 75% complete within 8 weeks of when the death occurred (8).

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A new documentary from the Epoch Times gives us the ticktock on the CCP virus from the early days in late 2019, drilling down on the progress of the disease and the CCP lies from the very beginning, hiding the spread, hiding the deaths of health care workers, the hoarding of medical supplies while telling […]

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It’s Always Easier. . .

 

When I joined in 1981, the Albuquerque Police Department had a technique for restraining unruly suspects called “Total Appendage Restraint Procedure” or TARP. Despite the grandiose name, it simply meant cuffing one ankle with a set of leg irons, looping the chain around the chain of the handcuffs the arrestee had on (behind their back, of course) and cuffing the other ankle. The prisoner was thus trussed with bent knees, unable punch or kick and with limited mobility to bite or head-butt. We were taught how to do this in the police academy, but I don’t recall any instruction on the policy for monitoring the person so restrained. We were told to call it TARP and not “hogtie” or “suitcase.”

All was well until the late ’90s. An officer put a TARPed prisoner into the back of his car, face-down. When he got to the jail, the suspect was dead. It turns out that if you lay someone prone who has vascular or lung problems or is obese, is under the influence of drugs or alcohol, and/or is agitated, they may die. The cause is something called “positional asphyxia.”

I Wear a Mask

 

Obviously not while inside by myself, but I wear a mask whenever I expect to walk by people or I am getting a delivery. It’s partly because it is required by our crazy governor (statewide lockdowns are stupid), and partly because I want to protect other people. There’s also the fact that we will enforce masking at work, and I’ll be damned if I enforce a rule I won’t practice myself. (I became a stringent recycler in my private life when I was asked to implement a recycling program at my last job)  It also is not really harming me, and I try to wear only quality American-made masks and bandanas.

I even stopped a pair of police officers and asked if the CPD didn’t give them masks. I said I’d give them bandanas suitable for masks if the department had left them out. Turns out they had just taken them off to talk outside their car. We chatted a bit before I finished heading home with dinner. It’s not like you could actually social distance from your partner in a squad car…

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Two things: I’ll start with the interesting, and end on the ridiculous. While I cooked dinner tonight for myself and Darling Daughter and then cleaned up afterward, I watched a movie on Amazon Prime, The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley. It’s the Theranos story, the account of a photogenic and superficially charming sociopath […]

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This is Why We Can’t Have…

 

This is why we can’t have nice things jobs, small businesses, a functioning economy, and the freedoms we took for granted twelve weeks ago.

This a $6 utility trailer plug kit I bought at Tractor Supply last week. I bought it in way-upstate New York and used it to fix a cousin’s trailer. The State of California wants me to know that I shouldn’t, I don’t know, eat the damn thing, I suppose. Because I don’t know how else two feet of insulated stranded wire and two molded plastic connectors is going to cause me “reproductive harm.”