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No, Bolsonaro's handling of the pandemic was not "disastrous"

Jair Bolsonaro

Jair Bolsonaro, President of Brazil
The latest edition of the Spectator carries a piece by Oliver Basciano entitled "Brace yourself for a coup in Brazil". Basciano speculates that due to President Bolsonaro's myriad failings, prominent among them his alleged failure to protect the Brazilian population from Covid (he was sceptical about lockdowns and the need for vaccines for those with natural immunity and about their safety), he will launch a coup rather than await the verdict of the online voting machines - which look set to deliver a victory to convicted fraudster, ex-President and darling of the Left, Lula Da Silva.

To back up his claim about Bolsonaro's "disastrous handling of the pandemic" Basciano states that "some 685,000 Brazilians died".

Brazil's a big country with a population of about 220 million. I'm always worried when someone puts in a big number with no context. Is 685,000 deaths a lot? It sounds a lot. But how does Brazil's pandemic performance compare with some of the poster boys and girls of the Covid A team?


Saturated Fat

Saturated Fat
© Healthline.com
Once again, saturated fat is found not guilty [yes, once again]

I suppose that what I am about to tell you is pretty much old hat. Many people, including me, have been saying - for many years - that saturated fat has no impact on cardiovascular disease. Never has, never will. The scientific support for it has always been non-existent, and the hypothesis has always been complete fact-free, evidence-free, thought-free, nonsense.

Indeed, it is more likely that saturated fat may have beneficial effects. It certainly does if you replace fat in the diet with carbs, carbs, carbs ... and more carbs. Which is what most people have done. Happily following the idiotic advice of nutritional experts around the world.

Anyway, mainly so that I can sit back and say, 'I told you so' once again, here is the abstract from a paper that was published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology a couple of weeks ago 'Saturated fat: villain and bogeyman in the development of cardiovascular disease?'1

Key comment - to be found at the end.
'...there is no scientific ground to demonize SFA as a cause of CVD. SFA naturally occurring in nutrient-dense foods can be safely included in the diet.'


Kidney transplants rejected within weeks of receiving Covid injections

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Fourteen days after being injected with an AstraZeneca "vaccine" a 25-year-old woman suffered a transplant rejection. Almost four and a half years earlier she had a successful kidney transplant and she did not report any difficulties until after "vaccination."

A case report published in Nature on 2 March 2022 details this patient's transplant rejection:
In this paper, we present a newly developed acute humoral and cellular rejection with acute allograft [transplant] failure and need of haemodialysis 14 days after administration of the adenovirus vectored SARS-CoV-2 vaccine (AstraZeneca; CHADOx1, AZD1222). This occurred in a patient who previously had an asymptomatic Covid-19 infection. Case reports of acute allograft rejection after vaccination against SARS-CoV-2 can help stratify risk groups of patients who develop hyperimmune reactions.


US reports 'out of control' STD situation, highest syphilis cases in 4 decades

© Skip Van Orden / CDC via AP file
A tissue sample with the presence of numerous corkscrew-shaped, darkly stained Treponema pallidum spirochetes, the bacterium responsible for causing syphilis.
Sharply rising cases of some sexually transmitted diseases — including a 26% rise in new syphilis infections reported last year — are prompting U.S. health officials to call for new prevention and treatment efforts.

"It is imperative that we ... work to rebuild, innovate, and expand (STD) prevention in the U.S.," said Dr. Leandro Mena of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in a speech Monday at a medical conference on sexually transmitted diseases.

Infections rates for some STDs, including gonorrhea and syphilis, have been rising for years. Last year the rate of syphilis cases reached its highest since 1991 and the total number of cases hit its highest since 1948. HIV cases are also on the rise, up 16% last year.

Comment: It's likely that, now, with vast numbers of people's bodies suffering the impact of the experimental covid jabs, the situation will only worsen, and, as we've seen with monkeypox, give life to otherwise rare illnesses, and possibly even birth new variants or new diseases entirely: See also: Lethal Sex -The Rise of Sexually Transmitted Diseases in the Age of Postmodernist Liberalism


Neurofeedback study finds evidence that triathletes are better at self-regulating their brain activity

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New research suggests that athletes are not only better at self-regulating their physical activity, but also at self-regulating their brain activity. The study, published in the journal Biological Psychology, also uncovered differences in brain structure among athletes and nonathletes.

Among many other benefits, regular exercise has been found to improve cognitive control. These enhanced cognitive processes, such as inhibition, attention, and concentration, are believed to help regular exercisers self-regulate their physical activity. For example, studies among high-performing athletes suggest that high levels of executive control offer a competitive advantage.

Since athletes appear to be better at self-regulating their physical activity, study author Silvia Erika Kober and team wondered whether they might also be better at self-regulating their brain activity. The authors explain that regulating one's own biological signals requires two skills that athletes may be likely to have. For one, athletes may be skilled at discriminating their inner biological signals, since they tend to be in tune with their physiological signals. Secondly, athletes may be skilled at altering these signals in a desired direction, since exercise is associated with high executive function and self-regulation.

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Fauci fears 'anti-vaxxer attitude' could cause outbreaks of non-COVID diseases

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© Peter Afriyie
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and chief medical adviser to the president, is seen during a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing entitled, “Stopping the Spread of Monkeypox: Examining the Federal Response” on Wednesday, September 14, 2022.
Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, said in a new interview that the "anti-vaxxer attitude" of some Americans risks causing non-COVID virus outbreaks in the U.S.

"I'm concerned the acceleration of an anti-vaxxer attitude in certain segments of the population . . . might spill over into that kind of a negative attitude towards childhood vaccinations," Fauci told The Financial Times in an interview published Sunday.

"If you fall back on vaccines against common vaccine-preventable childhood diseases, that's where you wind up getting avoidable and unnecessary outbreaks," Fauci added.

Comment: Fauci is likely more afraid of the detrimental effect 'vaccine hesitancy' has on Pharma profits than the actual risk of spreading disease. With more and more coming to light about the horrific effects the recent mass vaccination campaign has had on people's health, can you blame anyone for being skeptical, if not opposed outright to vaccines? You quite simply cannot trust these people or their dirty shots.

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ICAN obtains court order demanding CDC release secret COVID vaccine adverse events data obtained in 'V-Safe' program

v safe del bigtree
After months of litigation, a U.S. court has ordered that, by the end of this month, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ("CDC") must produce the first batch of over 19 months' worth of data collected from tens of millions of v-safe participants during the Covid-19 vaccination program.

The V-safe program includes over 137 million entries that have been made following Covid vaccination.

Informed Consent Action Network ("ICAN") was founded by Del Bigtree to investigate the safety of medical procedures, pharmaceutical drugs, and vaccines while educating the public about their right to informed consent:


A moderate dose of alcohol impairs the ability to imagine a possible future situation

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Alcohol is an widely used substance known for contributing to bad decision making, but have you ever wondered why it can have that effect? A study published in Psychopharmacology explores how drinking alcohol may impair consumer's ability to think about the future, which can cause an inability to understand the consequences of questionable choices made while intoxicated.

Alcohol has a plethora of well-documented side effects, including impairments in memory and changes in executive functioning. Missing from current literature is alcohol's effect on episodic future thinking, or the ability to imagine a possible future situation. Episodic future thinking is significant when making decisions and deficits in it can cause risky or irresponsible behavior with unwanted or unforeseen outcomes.

Alcohol overconsumption is often related to impulsive decision making, which makes this gap in literature especially important. This study seeks to understand the relationship between alcohol consumption and episodic future thinking.

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Bad Guys

Children's Health Defense exposes vaccine secrets

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Children's Health Defense (CHD)1 produced and published a comprehensive and interesting resource for parents and families about childhood vaccines. While many people are currently focused on an experimental jab using genetic material, the CHD presents documented evidence in "Vaccine Secrets," some of it from the federal government, that our children have been vaccine guinea pigs for decades.

They present the data in short "chapter" videos that are less than two minutes each — or, if you prefer, you can watch the whole video in less than 25 minutes. In it, you'll find answers to more than a dozen questions about the vaccines your child gets that may very well surprise, if not shock, you.


Do statins cause muscle aches?

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An independent analysis.

Cholesterol-lowering medications called statins are widely prescribed, however, about 50% of patients dump their statins within a year of commencing therapy.

The most common complaint is muscle problems - pain, weakness, cramps, and aches.

But now, a major study published in The Lancet has concluded that statins are rarely to blame.

Comment: Today's medical studies are all just fudging numbers to get the results the authors want. They'll do whatever manipulations they need to downplay negative effects and create 'benefits' where none actually exist. Very few can be trusted (doubly so for those that get a lot of mainstream press attention).

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