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Fire erupts during sewer repair in Finland, residents alerted over risk of toxic smoke

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© Erik Ahopelto / Aamulehti

Comment: This is an automatic translation, edited for clarity, from the Finnish website Helsingin Sanomat.


Tampereen there was a large underground fire. Palo is at the intersection of Rautatienkatu and Verkatehtaankatu.

There was a sewer repair area on site and the fire started under the sewer site. No information is available on the injured.

The first announcement by the Pirkanmaa Rescue Department about the underground fire came around 7:30 p.m.

Comment: There's little information available on English news sites, however RSOE provides a few more details:
Fire-fighting equipment brought from the airport. Tampereen there is a fire underground in the center. Palo is at the intersection of Rautatienkatu and Verkatehtaankatu.

The fire possibly started with a spark. Fire a hazard statement has also been issued stating that dangerous smoke is being released into the air and people in the area are advised to stay indoors and wait for the alert to end. At half past seven in the evening, there were about 20 rescue units on the scene and firefighting work was underway in the sewer.

Extinguishing work will continue for several more hours.
Other explosions and fires of late: See also: SOTT Exclusive: The growing threat of underground fires and explosions


No Entry

Elderly man who aimed to visit son dies at closed state border

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© Patrick Hamilton / AFP
A man has died at a caravan park in New South Wales, Australia. He is believed to have been a full-time carer for his wife and daughter, and had applied to travel with the family to reunite with his son in neighboring Queensland.

The 78-year-old man got stranded with the two women, aged 71 and 55 respectively, at a camp site in New South Wales (NSW) close to the Queensland state border. They were waiting for permission to travel and live with the man's son, who resides just 50 kilometers (31 miles) from the camp, the Courier Mail reported on Thursday.

Having been stuck there for around 14 weeks, the father suddenly died. Police have confirmed an elderly man's death at the site, and say an investigation has been launched.

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Question

Omicron hype 'makes no sense'

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Question

Social justice in medicine: What is happening to my profession?

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© MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images
Doctors, nurses, and other health care workers participate in a "White Coats for Black Lives" at the Queen of the Valley Hospital in West Covina, California, on June 11th, 2020.
Twenty-one years ago, I wrote a book called PC, M.D. How Political Correctness is Corrupting Medicine. One chapter explored "multicultural counseling," a form of therapy that encouraged white clinicians to ask themselves, "what responsibility do you hold for the racist oppressive and discriminating manner by which you personally and professionally deal with minorities?" Another chapter documented flaws in research studies purportedly showing that physicians, as a matter of routine, were racially biased against their patients. I devoted another chapter to the quest for social justice in the field of public health. In the epilogue, which I called "The Indoctrinologist Isn't In...Yet," I cautioned: "those who care about the culture and practice of medicine must be alert to the encroachment of political agendas."

Today, the Indoctrinologists are officially in. These health professionals argued early in the COVID pandemic that, if hospitals were forced to ration ventilators, they should ration based partly on minority status rather than exclusively by standard criteria, such as clinical need or prognosis. They urged vaccine priority for black Americans to compensate for "historical injustice." And 1,200 of them cheered, via open letter, the message of an epidemiologist from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health who told would-be marchers in the wake of George Floyd's murder that "the public health risks of not protesting to demand an end to systemic racism greatly exceed the harms of the virus." In each instance, the experts allowed their own moral commitments, not objective metrics of risk, to shape their advice.

Eye 1

Jeffrey Epstein's former housekeeper claims Ghislaine Maxwell was 'lady of the house'

Juan Alessi
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Juan Alessi testified that Ghislaine Maxwell was the “lady of the house” in Florida.
Jeffrey Epstein's longtime housekeeper on Thursday testified that Ghislaine Maxwell was the "lady of the house" at the powerful pedophile's Florida mansion — and that countless young women hung out there, including two who appeared to be minors.

Juan Alessi dished about working for the late financier in Palm Beach for more than a decade, telling a Manhattan jury he saw "many, many, many females" in their 20s, who were at times topless, socializing with Epstein and Maxwell.

Alessi recalled seeing two girls who appeared to be minors over the course of his employment, which ended in 2002. He identified one of the two as "Jane" — a Maxwell accuser who testified earlier this week — describing her as a "striking, beautiful" girl who looked to be around 14 or 15.

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Attention

Twitter slaps 'unsafe' label on American Heart Association mRNA vaccine warning

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Twitter has slapped an "unsafe link" warning on a study from the American Heart Association which found that mRNA vaccines dramatically increase risk of developing heart diseases from 11% to 25%.

As of this writing, when one clicks on the link in the below tweet...


Comment: Nine times out of ten (or maybe even 99 out of 100) labeling the American Heart Association as Fake News is a pretty safe bet. But the clown world irony here is that the one time they're actually providing information at least approaching truth, they get slapped with a 'unsafe' warning by Twitter. We suppose Twitter does consider the truth 'unsafe'.

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Eye 2

Big Pharma singling out, hunting down dissenting doctors

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Dr Mary Bowden's resignation comes days after Houston Methodist suspended the doctor's hospital privileges and accused her of "using her social media accounts to express her personal and political opinions about the COVID-19 vaccine and treatments."
Technocrats at Big Pharma cannot tolerate dissenting doctors, especially those who have successfully treated COVID with early therapies. Thus, they are using every possibly lever to destroy their careers and silence them. This anti-competitive practice could be stopped by local, state or federal government and/or courts, but they are silent. This highlights that it is Technocrats who are in control now, not government.

Is this behavior legal? Absolutely not. When a local business is targeted and destroyed by arson, investigators always turn to the two most common perpetrators: First, the owner and secondly, to any competitor that wants to put them out of business. Criminal anti-competitive behavior is always wrong but the chances of holding any Big Pharma accountable is near zero.

Technocracy is the clear and present danger to America, but stopping it is up to the people themselves. — TN Editor

Dr. Mercola writes:

November 4, 2021, the Biden administration announced two major COVID jab policies aimed at two-thirds of American workers.1 At the time, 70% of American adults had supposedly acquiesced to the novel gene therapy, but that was not enough.

In violation of the U.S. Constitution, Biden charged the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to create a rule that all employers with 100 employees or more must have a fully "vaccinated" staff or face stiff fines.

At the same time, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) at the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) implemented a requirement that forced health care workers at facilities participating in Medicare and Medicaid to be fully "vaccinated" or lose their jobs.2

Comment: Be sure to visits Dr. Mercola's page regularly, as he is forced to delete important articles like this one after 48 hours.


Arrow Down

NYC prisons face crippling staff shortages as thousands defy mayor's vaccination mandate

Bill De Blasio
© Unknown
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio
Outgoing NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio has been widely criticized for seeming and acting out of touch with New Yorkers. And during his final weeks in Gracie Mansion, the intensely unpopular Democratic candidate may unwittingly handicap the already struggling NYC jail Riker's Island.

To wit, the AP reports that hundreds of city department of corrections' workers might soon be fired after missing a Tuesday deadline to either get vaccinated or see their waiver approved. The city's DoC reported 77% of its staff had gotten at least one vaccine dose as of 1700ET on Monday. That's the lowest rate of any city agency, meaning about 1,900 employees have yet to comply with the mandate or apply for the waiver.

The deadline for compliance was delayed a month for jail workers because of existing staffing shortages.

Jail workers who have applied for religious or medical exemptions can continue to work while their cases are reviewed, officials said. They plan to release data on Wednesday detailing how many workers sought for an exemption. But they already know that the number who have obstinately refused to do either is unsustainably high. Those who don't comply are supposed to be placed on unpaid leave and asked to surrender any badges or city-issued firearms (or other equipment).

What is the mayor doing about this?

Burka

Taliban ban forced marriages of women in Afghanistan

Afghan burka
© AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris
An Afghan women wearing a burka, carries a carpet as she walks in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Thursday, Dec, 2, 2021.
The Taliban decreed Friday that they are banning the forced marriage of women in the war-torn country, in what appears to be a move to address criteria that developed nations consider a precondition to recognize their government and restore aid.

The move announced by Supreme Leader Hibatullah Akhunzada came as poverty is surging in Afghanistan, following the religious militia's takeover in August that pushed out U.S. and international forces and led foreign governments to halt funds that had been a mainstay of the economy.

"Both (women and men) should be equal," said the decree, adding that "no one can force women to marry by coercion or pressure." Women's rights improved markedly over the past two decades of international presence in Afghanistan, but are seen as under threat with the return of the Taliban, whose earlier rule in the 1990s saw them virtually cloistered.

Comment: The Taliban have already explicitly stated that women aren't to return to school or work because the situation is unsafe, and, considering the uptick in attacks in the region by the US-backed ISIS, and the fact that schools and mosques are frequently targeted by those terrorists, their reasoning has merit.

As for the forced marriage issue, by legislating the change the Taliban are showing that they mean it (even if the practise will still take place in more rural regions); and, when taking into account their other announcements, such as that thieves will still be maimed, it would appear that they're not just saying what the international community want to hear.

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Stock Down

45% of Americans struggling because of soaring inflation, Gallup poll reveals

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© REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
According to new polling, approximately half of Americans say they are directly feeling the negative impact of record inflation in the US, with some saying the hardships they're facing are severe.

Overall, 45% of respondents in a new Gallup poll said they were struggling directly because of inflation and ballooning prices hitting multiple industries. Among households making $40,000 or less, 71% said they were suffering hardship from inflation.

Of those households earning less than $40,000, over a quarter (28%) describe the financial impact as severe and say they cannot maintain the same standard of living at the moment.

Comment: There's a convergence of issues contributing to soaring costs, including accumulated crop losses, lockdown induced backlogs, and energy supply issues, however, what makes the problems our planet is facing different this time, is that the US can't really solve them simply by printing more money, or invading another country: Also check out SOTT radio's: NewsReal: Is The Government Hyping Shortages? And is 'Vaccination Shedding' Really a Thing?