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UK care homes record 29,000 excess deaths during lockdown, lack of critical care partly to blame

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Up to 10,000 Covid-19 deaths among care home residents may have been missed off records, a study suggests
Up to 10,000 Covid deaths among care home residents may have been missed off records, a study suggests.

University of Manchester researchers combed through data from the Care Quality Commission, which tracks outbreaks in England's care homes.

Around 29,500 more care home residents died from April to August than expected — which are known as 'excess deaths'.


Comment: It was known that this would happen. And, despite the study's claims, a significant majority of excess deaths were due to the lack of critical care because of the lockdown rather than Covid-19 infections: First, Do No Harm: If Primary Healthcare Remains Shut Down, Toll on Elderly Will be Worse Than COVID-19


Some 19,000 were reported to be caused by Covid-19. The remaining 10,000 were not flagged as being related to the disease.

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Civil War: Tucker Carlson hits his own network in epic post-election monologue

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Tucker Carlson
As I wrote last night, Fox News seems intent on driving its current audience away. They are now getting into the practice of "protecting" viewers from information they don't like. In the latest example, they cut away from a presser held by Kayleigh McEnany in which evidenced claims of voter fraud were made, including citing of the court cases being filed. Neil Cavuto smugly declared that he couldn't expose whoever bothers to watch his show to that information in "good conscience," mimicking a practice popularized by CNN (which of course they never apply to liberal politicians).

Tucker Carlson had apparently seen enough last night. He took a largely unprecedented swipe at his own network for their behavior in what was a far-reaching, epic post-election monologue.

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Fire

'Is this a joke?' NY Governor Cuomo wins Emmy for his televised coronavirus briefings, Twitter meltdown ensues

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
Twitter has popped a fuse after learning that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo will receive an Emmy for his televised coronavirus briefings, pointing to his state's high death toll and Cuomo's spotty record on transparency.

The Democrat was selected for the honor, usually reserved for individuals in the television industry, "in recognition of his leadership during the Covid19 pandemic & his masterful use of TV to inform & calm people around the world," the International Emmy Awards said in a tweet.
The New York governor said it was "flattering" to be chosen as an Emmy winner, and said he would accept the award on behalf of all New Yorkers. The award will be presented to Cuomo next week.

But not everyone shared in his delight. Social media users asked aloud whether the announcement was a joke, with several comments saying that they thought the tweet was from the satirical news site the Babylon Bee.

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Newspaper

Number of coronavirus cases in England has 'levelled off' - ONS

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The figures also showed there were "substantial differences" in coronavirus infection rates across the country.
The number of coronavirus infections in England appears to have "levelled off" in recent weeks, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has said.

The ONS added daily COVID-19 infections rose by an estimated 38,900 in the most recent week to 14 November, down from around 50,000 the week before.

They said in a statement: "The incidence rate appears to have levelled off in recent weeks."

However, overall prevalence of coronavirus infections rose to one in 80 people from one in 85 the previous week.

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The Canadian-founded company at the centre of Trump campaign's allegations of voter irregularities

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A Dominion Voting Systems employee demonstrates a voting machine in Atlanta, Georgia, on Nov. 13, 2019.
Canadian-founded technology firm Dominion Voting Systems is at the centre of the disputed 2020 U.S. election results, but it's not the first time the company's election performance has been the source of controversy.

In 2014, a purported software glitch caused ballot count and reporting delays for a razor-thin provincial election in New Brunswick, while two years ago, Dominion's online vote system crashed during Ontario's municipal elections.

In both cases, the company apologized but blamed outside interference. In Ontario, Dominion claimed "unauthorized bandwidth" limitations, and in N.B., it blamed third-party software additions by local election authorities.

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Mr. Potato

NY Times says "Great Reset" is a "conspiracy theory" on same day World Economic Forum celebrates it

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Lobbies Twitter & Facebook to censor information about elite agenda.

On the same day that the World Economic Forum heralded "The Great Reset" as a positive way to build "future resilience to global risks," the New York Times declared the entire thing to be a "conspiracy theory."

Yes, really.

The NYT was apparently upset that "The Great Reset" was trending on Twitter and published an article declaring it to be "A baseless conspiracy theory about the coronavirus."

Comment: Exhibit B:

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Red Flag

Smartmatic denies transfer of technology to Dominion voting systems — articles scrubbed from website — but Internet Archive never lies

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Why are Smartmatic and Dominion hiding their direct ties?

Why are they scrubbing the internet of articles linking the two companies?

Smartmatic posted a tweet this week outright denying their transfer of technology to Dominion voting systems.

Comment: It's a rather strange move to try to deny that there's a relationship between the companies and then try to scrub the evidence from the internet. Doesn't everyone know at this point that the internet never forgets?



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Blackbox

Do Trump's lawyers know what they are doing?

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Today several of President Trump's lawyers, including Rudy Giuliani and Sidney Powell, held a press conference in which they alleged that they have convincing if not conclusive evidence that the presidential election was rigged, and that in addition to garden variety voter fraud, hundreds of thousands of votes were added to Joe Biden's totals through electronic manipulation. This is the familiar issue that involves Dominion and SmartMatic software. Here is the press conference; it begins around an hour into the video.


Question

Singer Erykah Badu reveals she tested positive for COVID-19 in left nostril and negative on her right side: 'What the fack is going on'

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Erykah Badu is looking for clarity after getting back very bizarre COVID-19 test results.

On Friday the veteran songstress shared that she had tested positive for Coronavirus in her left nostril but negative in her right.

Taking her bewilderment to social media, she explained the situation to her fans - to the best of her knowledge, that is - before firing off a series of tweets as rapid as the test results.

Comment: It seems these tests are about as accurate as a coin toss. If one is asymptomatic, is there really any reason to be testing?

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People

Anti-lockdown protests all across Europe

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Increasingly draconian lockdown measures, economic destitution, and sweeping police powers are evaporating public trust and eroding public patience.

As the alleged "second wave" of the Coronavirus "pandemic" is reported to be sweeping across Europe in recent weeks, many governments have enthusiastically embraced their totalitarian side and granted themselves sweeping new "emergency powers" alongside new lockdown measures.

The public has been markedly less co-operative this time around. Rebelling against the seemingly arbitrary limitations which are not supported by either science or common sense. Protests have taken place all across the continent.

Comment: In the UK:

Bristol:


Liverpool:


London: