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Another one: Californian dies hours after getting COVID-19 vaccine, prompting probe

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The person who tested positive for coronavirus in December had been vaccinated just hours before their Jan. 21, 2021 death.
A California resident who was vaccinated against COVID-19 died just hours later — and authorities are trying to find out why.

The Placer County Sheriff's Office announced the death and the investigation Saturday in a Facebook post, but gave few details.

The county, which is in the greater Sacramento area, was "recently notified" of the person's death, the police said.

Comment: More information from CBS Sacramento:
News of a death hours after the vaccine prompted question and concern from some Californians like Britni Tucker.

"I'm really relying on the vaccine to cure this pandemic. Because I have a 9-month old daughter I'm trying to protect," Tucker said. "Now I think it's something I should definitely put more research into."

Others, like Eric Parra of Auburn, say they never planned to get it in the first place.

"This was rushed just so fast," Parra said. "I'm not getting it myself only until I can see it works after some time."

CBS13 spoke with infectious disease expert Dr. Dean Blumberg from UC Davis, to ask some general questions about the safety measures about the vaccine, as he is unfamiliar with this particular case.

"All the health care professionals are making sure to report any concerning adverse events following immunization, even if it's not related - just to pick up any kind of signal," Dr. Blumberg said.

Earlier in the week, a batch of Moderna vaccines were pulled from use in the state, after some people felt sick after receiving the vaccine. That batch has since been cleared for approval and returned to use. It's unclear which vaccine was used in this particular Placer County case.

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Russian police investigate riot cop filmed kicking woman amid Navalny protests, US police SUV ploughs through troublemakers in Tacoma

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Riot police stand in formation during protests in St. Petersburg, January 23, 2021.
Officials are looking into a viral video of a Russian police officer kicking a woman to the ground amid unsanctioned Navalny protests in St. Petersburg. A local police chief reportedly apologized to the victim.

"We are studying this video," a spokesperson for St. Petersburg police, Vyacheslav Stepchenko, told the Russian RBC news channel.

A short statement on a local police authority's website said that a probe has been launched in relation to "an incident involving a woman and a police officer" that had occurred at the same location where the video was made.

A short clip, that caused outrage on social media, shows a woman approaching three officers in riot gear who are escorting a detained man. The woman asks: "Why did you grab him?" An officer responds by immediately kicking the woman in the stomach, knocking her to the ground.

Comment: See also: "Just like in Ukraine and Belarus": TikTok condemned by Russian parents association over calls for youth to attend Navalny protests


Not needed anymore? Seattle police and city attorney FINALLY take hardline stance against Antifa

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Construction site burns near King County Juvenile Detention Center, Seattle, USA, July 25, 2020.
As Antifa militants take to Seattle's streets on a near-daily basis following the inauguration of President Joe Biden, the city's police and Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes are responding with a promise to bring the hammer down on violent protesters.

In an announcement on Saturday, the city's interim police Chief Adrian Diaz announced that his department is coordinating with the city attorney to enact a strict new policy to arrest and prosecute protesters who destroy property during street demonstrations.

Diaz said that the new enforcement policy will take effect this Saturday, when a demonstration has been planned for Occidental Square. Prosecutions will increase under the new order.



Jabs for cash suggest US politician

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A Republican - of course - has floated the idea of paying people to receive the Holy Jab. Or rather, to not pay those who don't receive it.

Ohio Rep. Steve Stivers announced the other day that he wants Uncle Joe to dole out $1,400 in "stimulus" payments to Americans - but only on condition that they receive the Holy Anointing, the shot with more risk of "adverse impacts" to healthy people than the virus that doesn't kill 99.8-something percent of them.

This will, of course, scale.

Many people - leery of the Holy Needling or simply uninterested in receiving it because they do not need it - will likely decline the $1,400 if it comes at the price of having to extend their arms and let who-knows-what be injected into their bodies, with the consequences of that being entirely their problem as the vaccine-pushers have been immunized from liability for the harm they cause by the government they have turned into their bought-and-paid-for poodle.

$1,400 is not worth your life, after all. It is hardly worth one month's rent.

But what happens when the government decrees that government benefits such as Social Security and Medicare - or even the tax refund the government owes you - are henceforth contingent upon being Needled?

What if you cannot get or renew a driver's license - or a business license - without first getting Jabbed?


Why The Times does not want readers to see true life in China

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The Times on January 9 devoted a full page of its print edition to an article titled "British Youtubers funded by China," written by Ben Ellery and Tom Knowles, two reporters of that media outlet. It said "the Chinese government is funding British YouTube stars," including Lee Barrett and his son Oli Barrett, "to produce pro-China propaganda videos." It mentioned "an investigation by the Times can reveal," but did not say what kinds of "investigation."

The Barretts said their opinions are merely based on their own experience. Their videos are about topics like, "Do NOT judge China if you have NEVER BEEN," "Why China has the best train network in the world," or "China is the most diverse country in the WORLD." From the perspective of a native Chinese, their rhetoric is objective and just an introduction about their life and personal view on China, nothing too fancy.

Comment: The West needs to demonize China as the enemy 'out there' so citizens don't look for the real enemy who is working from within:


Go work or go broke: BBC spends £1million fighting OWN staff in 'flagrant misuse of licence payer money'

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BBC is 'clinging on to licence fee' says Mark Littlewood
Since July 2017, the corporation hired external solicitors to spend 2,688 hours on equal pay and race discrimination employment tribunals claims. The BBC was billed £1,121,652 in fees for both solicitors and barristers.

This figure does not cover costs of ongoing tribunal claims and the information was revealed in a letter from the BBC to the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) Committee.

Julian Knight, MP and chair of the DCMS Committee, said: "It is unbelievable that the BBC has spent more than £1million of licence fee payers' money fighting claims brought by its own staff about equal pay and race discrimination.

Comment: It's interesting that the BBC is being accused of fighting against equal pay when its programming is increasingly tailored into promoting such agendas as gender-fluidity:

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Top scientists play down fears mutant Covid strain 30% more deadly & SAGE warning handed to Boris was only 'possibility'

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Scientists said it's too soon to say for certain the strain is more deadly after the PM's warning last night.
Top scientists today said it is not "clear" if the mutant Covid strain is 30-90 per cent more deadly after a warning from Boris Johnson last night.

After the PM spoke to the nation it has been revealed evidence handed to him on deaths rising was "only 50 per cent certain", with more fatalities just a "possibility".

Today Public Health England's medical director Dr Yvonne Doyle said more work was needed to determine whether it is accurate there is a higher mortality rate.

Comment: What a load of hogwash! They clearly have no idea what they're talking about, but have chosen to announce things that will maximize the spread of fear. It's time to stop listening to these people.

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Amazon demands IN-PERSON VOTING for employees' union election 'because mail-in ballots raise risk of fraud'

Comment: Oh really?!?

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In a Thursday filing with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the Seattle-based online retail giant formally requested that a group of Alabama warehouse trying to form a union be required to vote in person, rather than by mail, according to Bloomberg. The company also requested a postponement of the vote so the NLRB can reconsider its earlier ruling which gives workers the next two months to vote by mail.
A group of workers at Amazon's Bessemer, Alabama, warehouse filed paperwork in November for an election to decide whether to be represented by the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union, a rare step for workers at a company whose U.S. workforce isn't unionized. The NLRB, which oversees union votes, earlier this month said the vote would be conducted by mail, citing standards set up during the pandemic to keep workers and staffers safe. -Bloomberg
Amazon objected to the NLRB's decision - saying they had 'unfairly dismissed the company's argument' that its facility is safer than the surrounding Jefferson County, which hit a 20% COVID-19 positive test rate earlier this month. The company argues that in-person voting would have "fully minimized any risk of transmission," and that the NLRB's decision on mail-in votes was "based on speculation and conjecture, and without ever balancing the purported risk of virus spread against the public policy that 'strongly favors' allowing employees to vote in person."

Comment: So suddenly mail-in voting is prone to fraud and coercion? The ease with which these people speak out of both sides of their mouths is absolutely jaw-dropping!

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Democrats urge tech giants to change algorithms that facilitate spread of extremist content

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House Democrats sent a letter to top social media platforms on Thursday urging the them to make permanent changes to algorithms that facilitate the spread of extremist and "conspiratorial" content.

The letter from the lawmakers comes roughly two weeks after a mob stormed the Capitol in a deadly riot.

Reps. Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.) and Tom Malinowski (D-N.J.) led dozens of their colleagues in letters addressed to the CEOs of Twitter, Facebook, Google and YouTube urging various changes across the platforms to mitigate the spread of extremist and conspiratorial content.

Comment: The Dems obviously want to be the ones polluting people's minds. No other extremist content allowed in the minds of the masses.

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Lawyer for 'Q Guy with the Horns and the Fur' claims his client finally realizes he's been 'duped' by Trump

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Al Watkins, the St. Louis attorney for so-called "QAnon Shaman" Jacob Chansley, 33, is at least partially blaming former President Donald Trump for a deadly siege on the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.

Speaking of his client, Watkins told St. Louis television station KSDK on Thursday that Chansley "regrets very, very much having not just been duped by the president, but by being in a position where he allowed that duping to put him in a position to make decisions he should not have made."

He referred to Chansley as "the guy with the horns and the fur, the meditation and organic food."