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Inside newly-founded British anti-vax group 'Alpha Men Assemble'

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© The Daily Mail
Alpha Men Assemble teams practice boxing techniques at the training day in Chase Water Country Park, Staffordshire on January 8, 2022
A group of hardline anti- vaxxers is running military-style training sessions in preparation for a 'war' on the Government.

Alpha Men Assemble is threatening to target jab centres, schools and the police, with volunteers drilled by former members of the Armed Forces.

A Daily Mail reporter infiltrated the group's preparations at a park in Staffordshire as the mostly middle-aged and white male crowd readied itself for direct action. Danny Glass, a former Royal Fusilier, called on those present to 'take it to the Old Bill' and warned the fight was 'not for the faint-hearted'.

Comment: The Mail dutifully follows the party line with it's dismissive portrayal of the group, while completely ignoring the issues that brought them together. Still, one might wonder if Alpha Men Assemble isn't a Brit-style government honeypot, similar to the Oathkeeper and 3%-er groups in the U.S. What better way to flush out malcontents than to give them some hope of agency for change?


Mr. Potato

Heathrow demands testing to be dropped for vaxxed passengers after 600,000 passengers cancelled Christmas flights

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© Iain Masterton/Alamy/Henry Nicholls/Reuters
Covid Passport App • Heathrow Airport London, Britain
Heathrow Airport has called for all coronavirus testing to be dropped for fully-vaccinated people while revealing that "at least" 600,000 passengers cancelled flights during the key holiday month of December.

The UK's largest airport said "swiftly imposed" action during the month to tackle the Omicron variant in the run-up to the festive season prompted uncertainty among travellers who faced additional bills for costly PCR tests.

It added that there was now significant doubt on when demand would return despite the subsequent lifting of UK rules last week governing pre-departure coronavirus testing for people arriving in the country.

Arrow Down

Judge dismisses LA officers' challenge to vaccine mandate

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A federal judge on Monday dismissed a lawsuit by 13 Los Angeles police officers challenging the city's COVID-19 vaccination mandate, the Los Angeles Times reports.

The officers argued the mandate violated their constitutional rights to privacy and due process and protections against unreasonable searches and seizures.

U.S. District Judge R. Gary Klausner rejected the claims but said that the officers could reassert claims of religious discrimination if they had supporting evidence, adding such complaints would "not necessarily be futile."

Klausner noted that the officers had not yet offered evidence of religious discrimination.

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Anti-lockdown group decries new restrictions warning

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Demonstrators hold a banner during a protest in Copenhagen.
Black-clad activists marched through Denmark's capital Copenhagen on Sunday, decrying anti-Covid rules. The protest took place after the prime minister warned of new restrictions.

Protesters from the activist group Men in Black marched through central Copenhagen exactly one year after they held their first official demonstration in the city. The group promoted the march on social media as "democratic resistance to the epidemic law and the government's attack on our freedoms."

The activists carried a large banner reading "No to the epidemic law," referring to the legislation that regulates Covid restrictions.


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Thousands attend massive anti-lockdown protest in Brussels

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© AFP / Belga / Nicolas Maeterlinck
A massive crowd flooded the streets of the Belgian capital, with demonstrators calling for "freedom" and demanding that authorities abolish the Covid-19 health pass required to enter various venues.

The large-scale protest, which was joined by thousands of people, was organized by an umbrella group, "Samen Voor Vrijheid" ('Together for Freedom'). The crowd, chanting "Liberty!" and "Freedom!" and holding placards denouncing what they called the government's "vaccine dictatorship," marched through the city center from the Gare du Nord railway station to the Parc du Cinquantenaire to the east.

The demonstration attracted several public figures and politicians, including even some European Parliament members. "We are asking for our rights, freedom and our liberty back," a Romanian MEP Cristian Terhes, from the European Conservatives and Reformists Group, told Politico.


Bacon

Adapt 2030 Ice Age Report: The Last Truck

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With Canada / U.S cross border COVID vax proof starting January 15, 2022 reports of 31,000 truckers will quit their jobs or not deliver across the borders. "Expect a supply chain meltdown" were words used by transport heads in both countries. The burn rate of raw food products jumped 40% but the refill rate at these feeder pools / bulk warehouses is no where that replenish rate. Hope you have made ready.


Sources

Bad Guys

NY Health Commissioner says she blew hospitalizations out of proportion to push COVID shot for kids

Mary T. Bassett

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Mary T. Bassett said rare incidents of pediatric hospitalizations were brought to the fore 'to motivate pediatricians and families to seek the protection of vaccination' for young children who face virtually no risk from COVID-19.

New York State's acting health commissioner affirmed late last month that she played up extremely rare pediatric COVID-19 hospitalizations to promote injecting all children five years old and above with the experimental and abortion-tainted COVID jabs.

The promotion of universal vaccination in young children comes in spite of evidence that children face very minimal risk from COVID-19, and ignores the thousands of reports of serious adverse events and deaths connected with the experimental shots.

During a December 28, 2021, press conference, acting State Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett said that while the numbers of pediatric COVID-related hospital admissions were "small," and while children are not "having an epidemic of infection," a handful of rare pediatric hospitalizations were given center stage in a recent health alert "to motivate pediatricians and families to seek the protection of vaccination" for young children.


Comment: She lied and manipulated the numbers so the PTB can continue with their campaign to vaccinate healthy children with dangerous experimental mRNA shots.

In a normal society, without psychopathic authoritarian rule, she and many others like her should be charged for spreading fear, hysteria and endangering lives of millions of children.


Comment: See also:


Arrow Up

End mass jabs and live with Covid, says ex-head of vaccine taskforce

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© Andrew Parsons / No 10 Downing Street
Boris Johnson during his visit to Northampton on Thursday
Covid should be treated as an endemic virus similar to flu, and ministers should end mass-vaccination after the booster campaign, the former chairman of the UK's vaccine taskforce has said.

With health chiefs and senior Tories also lobbying for a post-pandemic plan for a straining NHS, Dr Clive Dix called for a major rethink of the UK's Covid strategy, in effect reversing the approach of the past two years and returning to a "new normality".

"We need to analyse whether we use the current booster campaign to ensure the vulnerable are protected, if this is seen to be necessary," he said. "Mass population-based vaccination in the UK should now end."

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Will Justice Sotomayor be banned on Twitter? Don't bet on it.

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During the oral arguments over the Biden vaccine mandates last week, two largely disconnected views emerged from the right and left of the Supreme Court. Conservative justices hammered away at the underlying authority of the Biden Administration to issue these mandates, particularly after President Joe Biden's own Chief of Staff admitted that the agency rules were "workarounds" of his constitutional limitations. Conversely, the liberal justices used the "equity" aspects of an injunction to raise more emotive, if not apocalyptic, arguments on the dangers of Covid-19. That led Justice Elena Sotomayor to make a claim about children with Covid that even the Washington Post called "absurdly high" and worthy of "four Pinocchios."

The incident raised a sensitive issue for some of us who oppose the massive censorship programs on Twitter and other social media platforms. Justice Sotomayor was spreading "disinformation" on Covid-19, so could she be barred from Twitter? As you might expect the answer is no, but that is precisely the problem with the corporate censorship embraced by many today.

The controversial statement of Justice Sotomayor could not have come at a worse time. She and her two liberal colleagues were arguing against substantial judicial review of the mandate orders in favor of extreme deference for the agencies. They argued that there was no time to waste in light of the dire crisis facing the country.

Comment: Not only will it not be banned, but it's barely getting any press outside of Fox News... RealClear Politics reports:
How has Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor's incorrect statement that "we have over 100,000 children, which we've never had before, in serious condition and many on ventilators" been covered on television news? The timeline below shows total mentions of the statement across CNN, MSNBC and Fox News through January 9th, showing that CNN was the first to mention the statement, followed by Fox News and then MSNBC, but that Fox News covered it far more than its peers.

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Fox News has mentioned the statement far more than its peers.

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Looking at the shows that have mentioned the statement the most, personality-driven shows dominate.

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Looking at the total seconds of airtime in which the statement was displayed somewhere in the onscreen text, Fox News has displayed it for 6.2 minutes to date, compared with just 19 seconds on MSNBC and just 9 seconds on CNN.

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Eye 2

After once claiming his shots are "100 effective," Pfizer CEO now says 2 COVID shots "offers very limited protection, if any," against COVID-19.

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During a round of interviews on Monday, Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla unleashed several truth bombs on an unsuspecting corporate press audience, seemingly sowing doubt into the idea that his own COVID shots are "effective," unless the individual has had at least 3 doses.

[An earlier version of this post misinterpreted Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla's English. It seemed like he was sowing doubt about the safety of his own COVID shots. Instead, he was alluding to a "safety profile" issue regarding his competitor's current shingles vaccination (Shingrix is made by Pfizer competitor GSK and it has 90% market share), which he claimed can be solved with mRNA.]
The Pfizer chief appeared on Squawk Box this morning after the company announced several agreements in the fields of gene editing, with the hopes to use these technologies to bolster the mRNA platform for their COVID shots.

Comment: Bourla is a slimeball of the worst kind, but that's no surprise...