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Covid vaccine mandates undermined by research sponsored by vaccine makers, feds

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Recent COVID-19 research sponsored by vaccine makers and the federal government may actually undermine the rationale for vaccine mandates.

Two studies published last month in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) showed statistically insignificant differences between participants who received vaccinations or placebos in Pfizer and Moderna trials.

Five placebo versus two vaccinated participants died from COVID-19 or related pneumonia across the two randomized controlled trials of more than 74,000 people six to seven months later. The figures are available in each study's supplementary appendix.

All deaths reported during the vaccine trials, regardless of listed cause, were similarly close between vaccine (31) and placebo (30) groups in the two appendices.

Indiana University medical professor Allon Friedman flagged the studies in a Brownstone Institute essay Thursday, calling their design "the gold standard and most rigorous scientific tool available to examine cause and effect relationships" between vaccination and death.

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Russian official compares anti-vaxxers to Hitler

vaccine nurse
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Vaccine skeptics aren't simply expressing their opinions, but have a clear strategy to eradicate the population, a Russian official has said, as the rate of inoculation against Covid remains low in the world's largest country.

Speaking as part of a seminar on Monday, Sergey Novikov, Head of the Russian Presidential Administration's Directorate of Public Projects, said that "today, anti-vaxxers are throwing around the idea that the use of vaccines needs to be justified, but meanwhile a thousand people keep dying every day."

According to Novikov, views that fly in the face of mainstream science are not manifestations of democracy and free speech. Instead, he insisted that such rhetoric is "a strategy aimed at destroying the people and we need to be aware of that."


Totalitarian attempt to stamp out another avenue of joy as Berlin declares no dancing allowed in nightclubs

Berlin nightclub

No dancing, no laughing, no talking, no getting together with friends. Covid measures seem aimed at destroying everything that makes life worth living.
No more dancing will be allowed in the German capital's nightclubs starting next Wednesday, as the city's authorities tighten the screws over the rise in Covid-19 cases.

The decision was made during a special session of the Senate of Berlin on Friday. Clubs and discos, however, will remain open, though largely due to legal technicalities that are so far preventing the powers that be from shutting such venues down completely. German regional and federal authorities, however, agreed on Thursday that in the near future clubs would have to cease operation once the seven-day infection rate exceeds 350 per 100,000 residents in a given region. Berlin currently stands at roughly 360.

Comment: Has it set in yet that the ones in charge are psychopaths and sociopaths who seem determined to stamp out everything that makes life worth living. Just like under the Nazi's where dancing became and social gatherings for young people became illegal, it's as if that was a trial run for what we are seeing today. If you find that hard to believe, read Sebastian Haffner's: Defying Hitler.

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Anti-NATO French presidential candidate attacked at first rally

Zemmour rally scuffle
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Zemmour rally scuffle
A man lunged at far-right presidential hopeful Eric Zemmour, grabbing him by the neck as Zemmour was about to kick off his first campaign event. The event was marred by scuffles between his supporters and anti-racist activists.

Zemmour was making his way to the stage of his inaugural campaign event in the Paris suburb of Villepinte on Sunday, when a man appears to have charged at him, briefly locking his arms behind the candidate's neck.

The incident was captured on video, and the clip has been making the rounds online.

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Latest extrajudicial execution confirms ironclad Israeli support for murder of Palestinians

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Yair Lapid, Reuven Rivlin and Naftali Bennet
In 2016 when Elor Azarya shot an incapacitated Palestinian in the head there was actually debate over the act among Israeli politicians. There was no such disagreement this weekend following Israel's latest extrajudicial execution.

This Saturday, a Palestinian man stabbed an Israeli Jew close to the Damascus Gate in Jerusalem, inflicting moderate wounds. The man, identified as 23-year-old Mohammed Shawkat Salameh from the West Bank town of Salfit, then ran towards Border Police officers who shot him several times - notably twice when he was already laying on the ground, incapacitated, from a distance of about 5 meters. Haaretz covered the act and the responses widely.

The video of that shooting was captured on film and circulated on social media.

Only few politicians in Israel criticized it.

Ahmad Tibi from the Palestinian-representing Joint List:
"'Neutralization' is a whitewashing. This is execution in cold blood, confirmation of killing of a wounded person who is laying on the ground and endangering nobody. Additionally, he was denied initial medical treatment despite there being a medical team on site until he died. This is a criminal act which demands investigation."

Bizarro Earth

Man shoot two dead in Russia after being told to wear mask, German man kills his entire family after being caught with fake Covid pass

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The gunman killed two people and wounded four after he was asked to put a face mask on in a public services office in Moscow, city authorities said
A man who opened fire at a Russian municipal office, killing at least two people and injuring four others, is believed to have lashed out after being told to wear a face covering, local media outlets have reported.

According to a police source for business daily RBK, 45-year-old veteran Sergey Glazov shot up a branch of MFC, used by Russian citizens for processing official documents, in the south-east of Moscow on Tuesday.

Kommersant has since reported that the man took out a gun and began shooting after he was stopped by a security guard and asked to wear a face mask in line with the country's current Covid-19 rules. According to security forces, Glazov fired a gun modified to shoot live ammunition.

Comment: The Daily Mail reports on the incident in Germany:
A man killed himself, his wife and three young girls after he faked a Covid-19 jab certificate and feared his children would be taken away when it was discovered.

Police found two adults, both 40, and three children aged four, eight and 10 dead from gunshot wounds in a family home in Koenigs Wusterhausen south of Berlin on Saturday.

In a pages-long farewell note found by police, the man, named as Devid R, said he forged a vaccination certificate for his wife Linda.

Her employer had found out, prompting the couple to fear they would be arrested and lose their children Leni, Janni and Rubi, prosecutor Gernot Bantleon told news agency dpa.

Police were called to the house after being alerted by witnesses who had seen lifeless bodies in the house, police and prosecutors said on Saturday.

Submitting a fake Covid-19 vaccine certificate became a criminal offence two weeks ago and is punishable by either a fine or a years jail term.

Investigators suspect that the man killed his wife and children and then himself. They found a gun in the house, but it wasn't immediately clear whether it was the weapon used to fire the fatal shots.

They found no indication that anyone else was present at the time or that anyone forced their way into the house.

Police said autopsies on the five bodies were underway and will determine how long the family had been dead.
Many people were already struggling to get by, but the last two years of tyrannical rolling lockdowns and the relentless manufactured hysteria has effected the mental health of even the most stable of people. For those who already had issues, many are being pushed to breaking point. And, since governments are intending to tighten the screws even further, it's likely that we'll see a rise in incidents like these: Also check out SOTT radio's: NewsReal: NAZI Redux - Covid Camps in Australia, Mandatory Vaccinations in EU


Suspected member of Khashoggi hit squad arrested at Paris airport

Novinar Jamal Khashoggi

Novinar Jamal Khashoggi
French police Tuesday arrested at Paris's main airport a suspected member of the team that murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018 in the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul, sources said.

Khalid Alotaibi, 33, was detained by border police on the basis of an arrest warrant issued by Turkey just before taking a flight to Riyadh from Charles de Gaulle Airport, judicial and airport sources said. His name appeared in a Washington Post investigation on the alleged hit squad, based on passport copies and travel details.

He is due to appear before prosecutors on Wednesday.

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Bizarro Earth

Professor investigated for criticizing student walkout as 'pathetic'

Durham university
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A red traffic light is pictured next to Durham University in the UK. September 16, 2020.
A British university professor is under investigation after he called a student walkout, which was staged over a guest speaker's allegedly racist and transphobic address, "pathetic."

Professor Tim Luckhurst, who heads Durham University's South College, made the remark when the students walked out during the controversial speech by right-wing journalist Rod Liddle on Friday. He also reportedly shouted "at South College, we value freedom of speech!"

Liddle, who works for The Spectator magazine, had accused the political left of ignoring science when it came to transgender issues. According to The Telegraph, he also argued colonialism is "not remotely the major cause of Africa's problems" and claimed that institutional racism was not to blame for underachieving black students. Students apparently shouted "disgusting!" and "racist!" at Liddle as he left the venue later.


Kill-joy woke come for the fairytales: Most children's classic books are 'sexist' & 'racist'

fairy tales
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The majority of popular children's books should be removed from shelves, as they are "outdated," "sexist," "racist," and written from a "white male" perspective, a new study suggests.

"The world represented in children's books reflects predominantly middle class, heterosexual, male heroes and characters," reads the report of Dr Helen Adam and Laurie Harper from Edith Cowan University in Western Australia.

According to the research, published recently in The Australian Educational Researcher, 90% of the books read in Australian and US day-care centers "promoted traditional, binary and stereotypical viewpoints of gender and gender roles" - something that Adam and Harper describe as "concerning."

Comment: Spot on. Classic books persist because generation after generation find value in them. Such an assessment can't be overturned by decree. But don't tell the Woke that.

Arrow Down

More than 100 Los Angeles firefighters suspended without pay over vaccine mandate

Fire Chief Ralph M. Terrazas
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Fire Chief Ralph M. Terrazas speaks during the LAFD Recruit Academy Class 2021-1 Graduation Ceremony at LAFD Valley Recruit Training Academy 81 in Panorama City, Friday, Nov. 19, 2021.
A total of 113 Los Angeles firefighters have been placed on leave without pay for refusing to comply with the city's COVID-19 vaccine mandate, according to local reports.

The policy requires all city employees to get vaccinated by Dec. 18, or submit negative test results twice weekly at their own expense, ABC7 reported. If a requested exemption is approved, then the employee must undergo a weekly test at the city's expense.

The fire department sent 222 notices to staffers, who had not submitted their vaccination status or applied for an exemption, warning of the suspension without pay.

Comment: California is burning to the ground both literally and figuratively, and now they are getting rid of those who are putting out those fires. What could go wrong?