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-Lurid Crime Tales-
Fatal road rage shooting began with motorcyclist pointing gun at man and kids, police say
[Fort Worth Star] A motorcyclist pointed a gun at the driver of an SUV before the man fatally shot the motorcyclist on a freeway in Fort Worth, according to Fort Worth police.

The motorcyclist, JaDerek Gray, 19, of Bedford, died at a hospital after the shooting on I-35W on Friday afternoon. According to Fort Worth police, the man who shot Gray did so in self-defense after Gray pointed a handgun at him and his children, who were inside the man’s SUV.

Gray was driving his motorcycle north on I-35 near Heritage Trace Parkway and weaving in and out of traffic, police said. in a news release Tuesday. The man in the SUV started to change lanes without seeing the motorcyclist, and Gray swerved to avoid being hit by the SUV. Gray passed several cars and then stopped in the roadway, halting traffic.

Gray walked back toward the SUV and pointed a handgun at the driver, police said. The driver told him to put down the gun and that he had children in the car. Gray continued to walk toward the driver, police said, and point his gun at the SUV. The driver, fearing for his safety and his children’s safety, got his gun and shot the motorcyclist several times, according to police.

Officers called to the scene found the handgun that the motorcyclist had at the time of the shooting. Detectives also interviewed several witnesses from the scene, police said.
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/30/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [375 views] Top|| File under:

#1  According to Fort Worth police, the man who shot Gray did so in self-defense after Gray pointed a handgun at him and his children, who were inside the man’s SUV.

I don't see any road rage - just a man putting down a dangerous animal.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/30/2021 3:46 Comments || Top||

#2  Any shooting begins with a man pointing a gun. Just saying...
Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/30/2021 5:44 Comments || Top||

#3  At least one place in this insane asylum that has preserved law, sanity and effective policing
Posted by: Hupinetch Bonaparte5213 || 06/30/2021 5:59 Comments || Top||

#4  ....JaDerek Gray.

What are your questions ?
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/30/2021 7:38 Comments || Top||

#5  The road rage was all in JaDerek. I think justice was served in this case.
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 06/30/2021 7:42 Comments || Top||

#6  Good shooting Driver.
Posted by: Croque Fliting8030 || 06/30/2021 9:32 Comments || Top||

#7  JaDeadrek practiced poor victim selection. He just didn't realize that some people legally own guns and know how to shoot.
Posted by: Woozle Theamble4130 || 06/30/2021 11:15 Comments || Top||

#8  Pointing a gun at an armed father's kids is a cry of "Please kill me!"
Posted by: Silentbrick || 06/30/2021 12:43 Comments || Top||


Oh do not 'black out' in Texas.
We have heart but quick finger flexors.
And if you should point so much as a joint,
make sure your're not public vexers.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/30/2021 13:04 Comments || Top||

Attacker hurls anti-gay slur, stabs Manhattan straphanger
[NYPOST] A hateful attacker hurled anti-gay slurs on a Manhattan subway before knifing a straphanger, slicing his chest, cops said Tuesday.The 29-year-old victim was on a northbound 2 train near West 34th Street and Seventh Avenue around 3:30 a.m. Monday when a man sitting across from him began shouting homophobic statements at passengers, according to police.

He then allegedly addressed the victim directly and said, "Yo big ass want to sit down with your legs crossed, f—-t."

An argument ensued and spilled onto the northbound platform, where the suspect stabbed the victim with an unknown object before taking off, cops said.

The victim got back on the train before he realized he had been stabbed on the left side of his chest and torso.

He went to Mount Sinai West for treatment of his non-life-threatening injuries, cops said.

The suspect, shown in a surveillance image, has a dark complexion, is about 5 feet 11 and around 185 pounds, with a medium build and partial facial hair, police said.

He was last seen wearing a red reliably Democrat Chicago, aka The Windy City or Mobtown
...home of Al Capone, the Chicago Black Sox, a succession of Daleys, Barak Obama, and Rahm Emmanuel...
Bulls basketball hat, a gold chain around his neck, a black shirt, green cargo shorts and multi-colored sneakers.
Posted by: Fred || 06/30/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [147 views] Top|| File under:

#2  The suspect, shown in a surveillance image, has a dark complexion

I suggest canvassing all the tanning salons.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/30/2021 9:31 Comments || Top||

#3  Can't quite find it in themselves to call him black.
Posted by: Woozle Theamble4130 || 06/30/2021 11:20 Comments || Top||


LGBTQXP hustlers will defend his actions, of course.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 06/30/2021 12:15 Comments || Top||

#5  ...and multi-colored sneakers

Should have added this.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 06/30/2021 12:16 Comments || Top||

Flying bullets 'not on my itinerary'
[NYPOST] Tourists visiting Times Square on Monday expressed fears for their safety — and the city’s future — following the second shooting there in as many months."Worrying about getting killed in a crossfire was not on my itinerary when I booked this trip with my girlfriends — especially while touring the biggest attraction," said Pat Flanagan of Cleveland, kept in touch with the world by Obamaphone,
...was ruled by a Democrat machine from 1942 through 1971. After the river caught fire during the administration of Carl Stokes they tried a Republican, then went back to being Democrats when the party hacked up Dennis Kucinich ...
"It’s actually more sad than scary because I want to see New York pick up again."

Flanagan, 44, added: "Crime can be controlled if you control it. New York learned how to do it in the past, so why not now? It’s got the biggest police department in the country and it can’t stop people from firing guns in Times Square?"

"Right now, tourism is making a comeback after COVID," she said.

"Don’t kill it by letting crime run rampant."
Posted by: Fred || 06/30/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [201 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Crime can be controlled if you control it

Exactly how the Russians do it. I approve.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/30/2021 6:20 Comments || Top||

#2  And the coasties stick their nose up at Flyover Country thinking all the rubes live in Dodge City. Take a moment coastie, are flyovers having shoot'em ups like that on a regular occasion?
Posted by: Procopius2k || 06/30/2021 7:38 Comments || Top||

#4  after he refused to swap US flag on his cart for rainbow banner

Betcha he's an immigrant.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/30/2021 9:00 Comments || Top||

#5  Washington Square Park — nothing more need be said.


  • Nader Hassaneen, 66, was punched in the face several times late on Sunday night as the city's Pride celebrations continued in Washington Square Park
  • Hassaneen had hot sauce thrown in his eyes when a woman attacked him for flying the American flag instead of the Pride flag
  • Posted by: trailing wife || 06/30/2021 11:15 Comments || Top||

    #6  ^😎
    Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/30/2021 11:16 Comments || Top||

    #7  He ran for his life
    and that of his wife,
    from Djinns in Mehmoodabad.

    To the city of Spidey,
    in the Land of the freetidy.
    But fell to cunt-jihad.
    Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/30/2021 11:46 Comments || Top||

    #8  Hassaneen had hot sauce thrown in his eyes when a woman attacked him for flying the American flag instead of the Pride flag

    Tolerance* for me, not for thee

    *I think you misspelled 'submission'
    Posted by: Procopius2k || 06/30/2021 12:32 Comments || Top||

    Donald Rumsfeld dead at 88: Former defense secretary at helm of Iraq, Afghanistan wars
    [FoxNews] Donald Rumsfeld, the long-time American politician and former defense secretary, has died at the age of 88, his family announced.

    Donald Rumsfeld, who charted an impressive Washington career serving under four presidents but whose legacy largely was defined by his controversial tenure as defense secretary during the Iraq War, has died, his family announced Wednesday. He was 88.

    Rumsfeld, a confident adviser to power with a trenchant style that made him admirers as well as enemies, had a long and winding career in public life that spanned five decades. He had been a congressman and a White House chief of staff, and had a successful corporate career, too. But it was his second term as secretary of defense from 2001 to 2006 – during the most tumultuous period of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars – for which he is most known.

    "It is with deep sadness that we share the news of the passing of Donald Rumsfeld, an American statesman and devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather," Rumsfeld’s family said in a statement. "At 88, he was surrounded by family in his beloved Taos, New Mexico. History may remember him for his extraordinary accomplishments over six decades of public service, but for those who knew him best and whose lives were forever changed as a result, we will remember his unwavering love for his wife Joyce, his family and friends, and the integrity he brought to a life dedicated to country."
    Posted by: Skidmark || 06/30/2021 16:31 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [333 views] Top|| File under:

    #1  There's a marked decrease from generation to generation.
    Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/30/2021 16:40 Comments || Top||

    #2  Survived Osama Bin Laden's hijackers 9/11 attack on the Pentagon.
    Posted by: Ebbomoger Speaking for Boskone4589 || 06/30/2021 16:50 Comments || Top||

    #3  I recall he visited Rantburg some time ago.
    Posted by: Dale || 06/30/2021 17:17 Comments || Top||

    #4  He killed more Americans than died on 9/11.
    Posted by: Jiggs Trotsky5854 || 06/30/2021 17:23 Comments || Top||

    #5  ^ Obama took out Osama, Liar.
    Posted by: Blackbeard Barnsmell6454 || 06/30/2021 17:37 Comments || Top||

    #6  I recall he visited Rantburg some time ago.

    I don’t recall him commenting here, Dale, but True German Ally said he’d mentioned the site to both Secretary Rumsfeld and Angela Merkel. And we’ve had comments from the occasional State Department people and more than occasional active military, suggesting a broader awareness in certain circles.
    Posted by: trailing wife || 06/30/2021 17:42 Comments || Top||

    #7  And still no dedicated US Only Superhighway from Karachi to Kabul.
    Posted by: swksvolFF || 06/30/2021 18:51 Comments || Top||

    #8  It means Rumsfeld killed more Americans in his war of lies in Iraq than AQ did on 9/11, genius.
    Posted by: Jiggs Trotsky5854 || 06/30/2021 18:59 Comments || Top||

    #9  Thank you TW. Remember I am a gleaner of information. I had a fragment of information related to his familiarity of Rantburg.That information I had picked up here. Then the Obama threats to government workers using social media. We have had some cut back on their activities here. I'd bet they still visit but don't post.
    Posted by: Dale || 06/30/2021 19:34 Comments || Top||

    #10  It means Rumsfeld killed more Americans in his war of lies in Iraq

    Yes, much in the same way that Eisenhower is responsible for all the deaths in WWII.

    I don't quite recall the details, but there was an incident where Rumsfeld said something that suggested he was either familiar with the 'Burg or on the same wavelength.
    Posted by: SteveS || 06/30/2021 19:45 Comments || Top||

    #11  Hey dimwit #4/#8, Iraq's madman Saddam was using chemical weapons such as sarin gas against his own men women and children especially Iraqi Kurds. He invaded Kuwait during his reign of terror and was developing nuclear weapons, more chemical weapons and using his oil revenue to financile terrorist attacks around the world. His ass kicking by the US was approved by the United Nations and numerous countries came together with the US militarily to drag his ass out of a spider hole and hand him over to his own people who happily strung him up on the gallows.

    In the mean time, you devolved into whining slobering cry baby.
    Posted by: Blackbeard Barnsmell6454 || 06/30/2021 20:13 Comments || Top||

    #12  I can't help but fondly recall what was then known as Rumsfeld Fighting Technique. He didn't just speak, he hosted a sparring match. Who could forget such classic techniques such as Grimace Palm, Twin Cobra Fist and Lion Palm Technique?
    Posted by: Rex Mundi || 06/30/2021 23:38 Comments || Top||

    -Great Cultural Revolution
    America's First Black Billionaire Wants His Reparations Check, Now
    [Vice] The founder of BET is pushing a $14 trillion reparations proposal he says would provide enough to close the giant Black/white wealth gap.

    Robert L. Johnson, the founder of Black Entertainment Television and America’s first Black billionaire, wants a check. He wants it from the government. And he wants it to come with an apology for slavery, Jim Crow, and hundreds of years of racism.

    The 75-year-old media magnate owns several homes, heads an asset management firm, and was the first Black person to own a majority stake in an NBA team. He doubts that check will ever come, but he sees a new kind of reparations—being called by a different name so as not be “divisive” or “controversial”—happening already.

    The new “reparations” is critical race theory education, it’s the housing grant program in Evanston, Illinois, it’s the $5 billion of targeted support and debt relief for Black farmers, and it’s the $50 billion in corporate pledges in the wake of George Floyd’s murder dedicated to combating systemic racism and inequality. (Even though just $250 million, or 0.5%, has actually materialized so far.)

    “That’s what’s happening to the reparations—it’s been cut up into small pieces of things that look and feel like, ‘We want to end systemic racism, we want to end police brutality and shootings and to provide financing to Black small business owners,’” Johnson tells VICE News.

    “And then people can say, ‘Well, we really don’t need reparations because when you put all of these things together, it’s reparations. It’s just not one big bill or asking this country to stand up and apologize, and you’re not asking people to pay out of their paychecks.”

    But that’s the problem, Johnson says. He calls the current approach “placebo paternalism.”

    “Reparations had two components: The first was atonement, and the other was monetary,” he adds. “With no doubt whatsoever, it was supposed to come from the government representing the people of the country. It was reimbursement, or recompense if you will, for the harm.”

    The fight for reparations has evolved significantly since The Atlantic published Ta-Nehisi Coates’ “The Case for Reparations” in 2014. It has grown from a struggle to raise awareness and build sympathy for the cause, to a campaign that seeks to calculate exactly what is owed and how it should be distributed and demand full payment.

    Andre Perry, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, is leading a research project that will quantify the economic harm caused by slavery and its centuries-long legacy of racism. He views the recent compensatory actions more as steps in the right direction toward a government reparations program than a substitute for or a diversion from one.

    “The injury around racism occurred at federal, state, and local levels as well as other institutions—colleges, companies, churches—so each has a responsibility to address past wrongs,” Perry says. “We can’t wait for the federal government to issue reparations. In fact, for me, reparations won’t come from Washington, it’ll go to Washington.”
    Posted by: Flainter Omert3830 || 06/30/2021 00:56 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [283 views] Top|| File under:

    #1  Are these people crazy? Unconscious agents of the (super secret) white supremacist organization?
    Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/30/2021 3:35 Comments || Top||

    #2  Millions for repatriation not a penny in reparations
    Posted by: Procopius2k || 06/30/2021 7:21 Comments || Top||

    #3  Ohferfokssake....bitch & moan, bitch & moan. The utopia of Lilongwe, Malawi awaits you. Hurry, air fares are skyrocketing.

    Don't forget to write.
    Posted by: Besoeker || 06/30/2021 7:28 Comments || Top||

    #4  A billionaire -- who made his money selling ghetto culture -- demands innocent people pay him for a crime he never suffered.
    Posted by: Rob Crawford || 06/30/2021 7:38 Comments || Top||

    #5  We have been paying reparations ever since Lyndon Johnson's New Society in the nineteen sixties. An unexpected consequence, as Johnson damn-well knows, was the destruction of the Black family.
    Posted by: Gerthudion Whomoper3485 || 06/30/2021 8:00 Comments || Top||

    #6  /\ Lyndon Johnson knew exactly what it would take to solidify the vote. No need in posting his historic quote. We all know what the SOB said and what political party he represented.
    Posted by: Besoeker || 06/30/2021 8:04 Comments || Top||

    #7  And he wants it to come with an apology for slavery

    I'll arrange for the slaveholders to make that apology to you personally; maybe a seance would do it...
    Posted by: Raj || 06/30/2021 9:29 Comments || Top||

    #8  There is no one alive today in America who is or was a slave holder. There is also no one alive today in America who was or is a slave.
    Posted by: warthogswife || 06/30/2021 10:47 Comments || Top||

    #9  The entertainment industry across the board is trash and 90% of the problem, and itself seems to be full of sex slaves, especially of the underage kind.

    Piss off.
    Posted by: swksvolFF || 06/30/2021 11:04 Comments || Top||

    #10  There is no one alive today in America who is or was a slave holder.

    Wanna bet (hint, how many Soodies live in USA?)?
    Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/30/2021 11:07 Comments || Top||

    #11  Black Entertainment Television

    Absolutely no takers west of the pacific as far Africa, and I'll bet none there too.
    Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/30/2021 12:13 Comments || Top||

    #12  And how much have we spent since Johnson's "Great Society" spending programs? Let that go toward the $14T, I bet some are due a refund.
    Posted by: Spoter B || 06/30/2021 12:28 Comments || Top||

    #13  how many Soodies live in USA?

    Let Jorge Boosh make their apologies...
    Posted by: M. Murcek || 06/30/2021 13:51 Comments || Top||

    #14  Fine, you get $50k. In return you forfeit all US citizenship, property, holdings, etc ever made here in the US. You get on a plane to Africa with your clothes and your check. That's it. Everything you 'made' here in the racist US is forfeit.
    Posted by: Silentbrick || 06/30/2021 16:13 Comments || Top||

    #15  You miss the point MM: slavery may not be formally legal, but it's not unknown in Saudi
    Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/30/2021 16:31 Comments || Top||

    Tacoma middle school teacher is condemned for handing out flyers telling children they can have an abortion at 11
    • [Daily Mail, Where America Gets Its News] A teacher from Tacoma, Washington gave students a flyer to 8th graders that addressed issues of abortion, birth control, consent laws and condoms

    • Students at Stewart Middle School received the flyer in science class

    • The flyer controversially told students they could get abortions and birth control no matter their age and without asking for their parental consent

    • Sheet was handed out to eighth grade students who are around 13/14 years old

    • School has explained the mixup as a result of the sheet being left in a binder from previous years when Planned Parenthood speak to students directly
    Posted by: Fred || 06/30/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [134 views] Top|| File under:

    #1  School has explained the mixup as a result of the sheet being left in a binder from previous years

    Tut tut, what a fuss.
    Such a hullabaloo
    over some teenage tricks
    and partner switcheroo.

    We're past all that now,
    only men running on empty.
    This old thing?
    It's from nineteen... oh, 70.
    Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/30/2021 5:55 Comments || Top||

    #2  Tacoma: where America gets weird...
    Posted by: 746 || 06/30/2021 9:46 Comments || Top||

    -Short Attention Span Theater-
    With the help of the fast-growing eucalyptus tree, Brazil has created its first carbon-neutral beef.
    Posted by: Skidmark || 06/30/2021 12:58:15 PM || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [131 views] Top|| File under:

    #1  Great..so they taste like koalas now.
    Posted by: Classer || 06/30/2021 19:30 Comments || Top||

    #2  San Diego has a ton of them. They were seeded for railroad tie stock but it was later found they warp too much. High oil, fast growth = matchsticks for fire
    Posted by: Frank G || 06/30/2021 19:58 Comments || Top||

    #3  Great..so they taste like koalas now.

    I always wanted a hamburger that tasted like cough drops.
    Posted by: SteveS || 06/30/2021 22:38 Comments || Top||

    #4  Breed a few grams of decent protein into a cough drop and I might go veggie. I could live on those suckers (though I only dare buy em every few years when the old bronchitis kicks in, for fear they'll find me mummified under a bridge, smelling like etc.).
    Posted by: Gromoting Sinatra3200 || 06/30/2021 23:01 Comments || Top||

    Gas stations run low on fuel ahead of July 4th weekend and prices rise
    • [Daily Mail, Where America Gets Its News] Gas prices are at their highest level for almost seven years at $3.10/gallon

    • Last year, during the pandemic demand suddenly plummeted

    • It led to many gas tank trunk drivers retiring or switching to other trucking jobs

    • As a result, it means there is around a 20-25% shortage of gas tank truck drivers

    • Gas stations are unable to have the gas they require delivered to them
    Posted by: Fred || 06/30/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [84 views] Top|| File under:

    #1  just like every other year
    Posted by: Chris || 06/30/2021 11:16 Comments || Top||

    -Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
    Biden's Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm suggests climate change could have caused the Miami condo collapse and researchers say the sea level in the area has risen EIGHT INCHES in 40 years
    Posted by: Skidmark || 06/30/2021 08:45 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [246 views] Top|| File under:

    #3  The sea level in Boston increased approximately 1/2 inch during the past century. The claim that another city on the same ocean achieving an 8" rise in sea level is world-class codswallop.
    Posted by: Raj || 06/30/2021 9:26 Comments || Top||

    #4  They’ve been draining the underlying aquifers in Florida,
    I understand, leading to sinkholes among other problems. Also, Raj’s logic is devastating,
    Posted by: trailing wife || 06/30/2021 10:54 Comments || Top||

    #5  Raj, it's entirely possible that the sea level only rose 1/2 inch in Boston, while it rose 8 inches in Florida. I mean - look at a map. Florida is below Boston. Everyone knows that water flows downhill. Q.E.D.
    Posted by: Rambler in Virginia || 06/30/2021 11:12 Comments || Top||

    #6  They probably meant "the sea has expanded by".
    Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/30/2021 11:15 Comments || Top||

    #7  It probably means
    The Land area 🌴🌴🌴🌴 is
    sinking 👇👇👇👇 sinking 👎👎👎👎 sinking ....
    Posted by: Ebbineque Protector of the Boskonians6518 || 06/30/2021 11:55 Comments || Top||

    #8  Reminds me of this horror short by Brian Lumley - 'Fruiting Bodies'.
    Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/30/2021 12:01 Comments || Top||

    #9  another city on the same ocean

    Today's tides:
    Boston~ 10 ft

    Miami~ 2 ft
    Posted by: Skidmark || 06/30/2021 12:57 Comments || Top||

    #10  Has Rosie O'Donnell submitted her engineering report yet?
    Posted by: M. Murcek || 06/30/2021 13:54 Comments || Top||

    #11  That whole geology of southern Florida is like swiss cheese near the ocean.

    Sand covering Limestone (from, you know, dead sea creatures) and muck.

    Posted by: Mullah Richard || 06/30/2021 14:05 Comments || Top||

    I'm waiting for the one that says Jews have caused the land to sink to collect millions in insurance.
    Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/30/2021 14:08 Comments || Top||

    #13  There was one earthquake in Florida in 2020.

    On June 11,2021 after the US Navy tested the survivability of an aircraft carrier by detonation of large bomb, and creating a 3.9 magnitude earthquake, Florida has registered four earthquakes in 12 days.

    In the interim a building collapsed in the 12 day earthquake zone....

    Coincidence ?

    The last earthquake in this zone was this morning,

    just saying
    Posted by: Bob Ominert5234 || 06/30/2021 14:12 Comments || Top||

    #14  correction 2 earthquakes 2021 12 day period; misread Miami circle not today but days ago... but still ?
    Posted by: Bob Ominert5234 || 06/30/2021 14:19 Comments || Top||

    #15  Sea level is also higher where the earth's density is less. Gravity, doncha know. Mass has more mass from solid rock; Florida is less dense, geologically. But I like the settlement angle, too.
    Posted by: Bobby || 06/30/2021 14:25 Comments || Top||

    #16  I'm waiting for the one that says Jews have caused the land to sink to collect millions in insurance.

    You know about the Red Sea Rift, right?
    Posted by: SteveS || 06/30/2021 14:26 Comments || Top||

    #17  Well we all know the Jooos were responsible for Pangaea breaking up. So they can sell more waterfront property at inflated prices!

    (Sadly I need insert a /sarc here...)
    Posted by: CrazyFool || 06/30/2021 15:13 Comments || Top||

    Well There WAS another Earthquake in Florida TODAY, happened 1 hour after Bob Ominert5234 posted the comment !!! (use the 30 day tab)

    Wow 1 earthquake in the whole of 2020

    Now 4 (FOUR) in 12 days (including the US Navy's)

    This is a SUPERCLUSTER of earthquakes, no telling what be coming next !!!

    Go to the web site the history of all of Florida's earthquakes are listed going back through the last 50 years.
    Posted by: Vinegar Whavirt9073 || 06/30/2021 17:44 Comments || Top||

    Brevard County Palm Bay Florida
    Date & time: 30 Jun 2021 19:47:42 UTC - 2 hours 1 minutes ago
    Local time at epicenter: 30 Jun 3:40 pm (GMT -4)
    Magnitude: 3.8?
    Depth: 10.0 km
    Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.14875°N / 80.75873°W (Brevard, Florida, United States)
    Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
    Broken Clouds 28.1°C (83 F), humidity: 81%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from ENE

    Florida Earthquake June 30 2021
    Posted by: Vinegar Whavirt9073 || 06/30/2021 17:52 Comments || Top||

    #20  Actual witness account

    Palm Bay (13.9 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : The floor under my feet (concrete covered in tile) thumped for about 2 seconds—felt the percussion in the air, and the water in my fish tank shook.
    Yep Florida is sinking
    Posted by: Snomble Wholung4431 || 06/30/2021 18:43 Comments || Top||

    #21  Has Rosie O'Donnell submitted her engineering report yet?

    She went to the beach.
    Posted by: Skidmark || 06/30/2021 20:08 Comments || Top||

    #22  we all know the Jooos were responsible for Pangaea breaking up.

    Tricksy as hobbits, they are. And with a profound knowledge of plate tectonics.
    Posted by: SteveS || 06/30/2021 20:12 Comments || Top||

    US counties in the South and West see an increase in COVID-19 cases as Indian Delta variant takes hold and former FDA commissioner warns the mutant will cause 'very dense outbreaks'
    [Daily Mail, Where America Gets Its News]
    • U.S. counties in the South and the West are seeing an increase in COVID-19 cases over the past seven days

    • Counties in Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Wyoming reported between 100 and 500 cases per 100,000 in the last week, compared to the national average of 23.9 cases per 100,000

    • All five states have fully vaccinated 35% or fewer residents, lower than the national average, and only three counties between the five have fully vaccinated more than 50%

    • Former FDA commissioner Dr Scott Gottlieb warns that he expects outbreaks of the Indian 'Delta' variant to rise in areas with low vaccination rates

    • Previous studies have shown that two doses of COVID-19 vaccines are much more effective against the variant than one shot

    • In the UK, the Delta variant has driven an explosion of coronavirus cases, causing numbers to spike by about 75% in one week
    Cases are one thing, but what matters is significantly high levels of hospitalizations and deaths.
    The virus is wreaking havoc in the UK too, where officials recorded more than 20,000 for the second day in a row

    On Tuesday, 20,479 COVID-19 infections were reported , a 76 percent in the last week from the 11,625 that were recorded last Tuesday

    This is a 1040 percent increase from 2,000 cases recorded in late April, when the Delta variant first took hold.

    However, deaths remained low with 23 were recorded on Tuesday, which is down 14 percent from the 27 recorded last Tuesday.
    Posted by: Skidmark || 06/30/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [178 views] Top|| File under:

    #1  And here I thought that the subject was closed.
    Rand Paul Blows Up Another Fauci Claim, This Time on the Delta Variant
    Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/30/2021 3:42 Comments || Top||

    #2  What is the fatality rate in treatment in the West?

    Run, run, the sky is falling!
    Posted by: Procopius2k || 06/30/2021 7:22 Comments || Top||

    #3  Heat deaths attributed to Indian Variant
    Posted by: 746 || 06/30/2021 9:42 Comments || Top||

    #4  "Serious/Critical" cases (think hospital or intensive care) topped out at almost 30k in early January. On June 1, it was 6,128 and has declined to 3,839 this morning. Only three days in June did the numbers not decline. [Worldomters]
    Posted by: Bobby || 06/30/2021 17:11 Comments || Top||

    #5  Darn, I have been waiting to start touring the world again and this comes up. I got my jab because I did not want my grandchildren to think they killed GPA/GMA when we last visited them! II we are quarantined any more I will just buy a trailer and visit all 50 states. Darn what am I thinking, every trailer has been sold!
    Posted by: Black Charlie Ghibelline7421 || 06/30/2021 22:16 Comments || Top||

    Check-out time: 9,000 of Manhattan's homeless are finally evicted from Upper West Side hotels after De Blasio moved them in during height of COVID crisis
    [Daily Mail, Where America Gets Its News]
    • The Lucerne Hotel in the Upper West Side was one of the first hotels to be cleared out after the state of emergency in New York expired

    • Up to 200 homeless men lived at the Upper West Side hotel during the height of the pandemic, though only 68 were left when they were forced to leave Monday

    • They were being taken to 'congregate' shelters across the city

    • In total, around 9,000 homeless people are being moved from hotels to commercial shelters in the coming weeks

    • In those shelters, multiple people will likely have to sleep in the same room, a concern with the amount of homeless people vaccinated in the city not known

    • On Tuesday, The Blakely became the latest hotel to be cleared out of their homeless population, with the Kixby Hotel also seeing evictions on the same day

    • As the pandemic has waned, there has been a push to start reopening hotels, both across the city and across the country, which had similar hotel stays

    • The move to vacate the hotels comes as de Blasio's administration faces mounting pressure to curtail an alarming surge in crime
    I shudder to think what it’ll take to get the hotels fit for business after a year of such tenants.
    Posted by: Skidmark || 06/30/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [155 views] Top|| File under:

    #1  I would hate to be the person who has to clean those rooms.
    Posted by: Chris || 06/30/2021 11:03 Comments || Top||

    #2  ^Fortunately, there are few tourists to Big Apple - all this gunfire ...
    Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/30/2021 11:13 Comments || Top||

    #3  I shudder to think what it’ll take to get the hotels fit for business after a year of such tenants.

    I expect loss deductions, fires, abandonment and rezoning.
    Posted by: Skidmark || 06/30/2021 20:12 Comments || Top||

    Africa Subsaharan
    Nigeria announces arrest of separatist leader who fled to Israel, UK
    [IsraelTimes] A Nigerian separatist leader, Nnamdi Kanu, whose whereabouts were previously unknown, has been arrested to face trial, the country’s justice minister said Tuesday.

    "Nnamdi Kanu has been intercepted... He has been brought back to Nigeria, in order to continue facing trial after disappearing," Abubakar Malami, who is also attorney general, said in a statement.

    Kanu was arrested in late 2015 after calling for a separate state for Biafra, in southeast Nigeria.

    His detention sparked mass protests and festivities with security services.

    The former London estate agent disappeared in 2017 after being released on bail, only to reemerge in Israel and then in Britannia.

    Kanu maintains the Igbo people, who are in the majority in southeast Nigeria, are a lost tribe of Israel and it is his mission to lead them to the promised land of Biafra.

    The head of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) movement was detained again on Sunday, Malami added, without giving details on the location of his arrest.

    He is facing trial for charges that include "terrorism, treasonable felony, managing an unlawful society, publication of defamatory matter, illegal possession of firearms and improper importation of goods, among others," the statement said.

    Southeast Nigeria has seen a recent surge in attacks, with around 130 police and security officials killed and around 20 cop shoppes attacked this year, according to local media tallies.

    Election offices have also been attacked.

    IPOB, which agitates for a separate Igbo state, has denied being behind the violence, accusing the government of a smear campaign.

    Calls for a separate state of Biafra are a sensitive subject in Nigeria, after a unilateral declaration of independence in 1967 sparked a brutal 30-month civil war. More than one million people died, most of them Igbos, from the effects of conflict and disease.
    Posted by: trailing wife || 06/30/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [97 views] Top|| File under:

    Has North Korea finally admitted it has got a Covid outbreak? Kim Jong un sacks senior officials after telling emergency Politburo meeting about 'crucial' lapse that has caused a 'GREAT CRISIS'
    Posted by: Skidmark || 06/30/2021 09:13 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [144 views] Top|| File under: Commies

    #1  And when Kim sacks you, he means it.

    Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/30/2021 14:01 Comments || Top||

    #2  Well, I know Israel has 7 tons of HCQ that we'll be willing to gift to Norks.
    Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/30/2021 16:42 Comments || Top||

    #3  why? fuck em
    Posted by: Chris || 06/30/2021 17:36 Comments || Top||

    #4  ^Because it's worse than useless.
    Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/30/2021 17:51 Comments || Top||

    #5  What? Pulling all of their teeth didn't work?
    Posted by: Spoter B || 06/30/2021 18:45 Comments || Top||

    #6  There's just some things that kimchi can't cure.
    Posted by: Skidmark || 06/30/2021 20:04 Comments || Top||

    #7  1 stone = 14 pounds
    Posted by: Wholing Johnson8649 || 06/30/2021 20:04 Comments || Top||

    #8  He found a cure for COVID --->> Artillery!
    Posted by: CrazyFool || 06/30/2021 20:20 Comments || Top||

    Xi Jinping warms up to celebrate 100 years of China's Communist Party with behind-closed-doors show boasting that the country has beaten Covid (without mentioning that they gave it to the world in the first place)
    Posted by: Skidmark || 06/30/2021 12:55:34 PM || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [69 views] Top|| File under: Commies

    #1  Now THAT's a headline!
    paid by the word? or by the Snark Factor?
    Posted by: Whilet Angorong5100 || 06/30/2021 23:58 Comments || Top||

    China and Race-targeted Bioweapons
    [Dailywire via CFP] A new report from an investigative reporter who has been at the forefront of reporting on the origins of the coronavirus pandemic and the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV) alleges that China discussed the threat that man-made viruses pose to mankind and how they might be weaponized to target certain groups of people.

    David Asher, a top investigator who led the State Department’s investigation into the origins of the coronavirus pandemic, an investigation that the Biden administration shut down, said that what China wrote in its declaration to the United Nations "essentially laid out a road map of developments in biotechnology pertinent to the biological weapons convention that the Chinese indicated as particularly salient."
    Makes you wonder about how the "Delta" variant just cropped up in India.
    "It wasn’t clear from their declaration whether this was for potential offensive use of synthetic biology and other techniques ... but it certainly appears to lay out what they felt were going to be the drivers of a more potent offense in the future decade related to biotechnology," he said. "This is probably the most disturbing thing to note that there could be a type of population-targeting or ethnic targeting using biology, according to the Chinese. That doesn’t mean they did it in the case of Covid-19 or anything else but it definitely implied that they were fully aware that this is feasible and possible."
    Hupolutle Chosh1350 submitted the same article minutes later, commmenting:
    Curious that the Chicoms bought American DNA testing companies.
    Posted by: Mercutio || 06/30/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [281 views] Top|| File under: Commies

    #1  👁👄👁
    How do they do that??
    Posted by: Wren || 06/30/2021 1:01 Comments || Top||

    #2  Therefore,
    This is the symbol of the future:

    Posted by: Harry the Slender7854 || 06/30/2021 1:24 Comments || Top||

    #3  Makes you wonder about how the "Delta" variant just cropped up in India.

    Well, after the Orange man, Narendra Modi is the biggest threat Chinese leadership perceives.
    Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/30/2021 3:52 Comments || Top||

    #4  ^Naah. Our Supreme Leader Modi is just another Indian politician. Xinnie is afraid of another Sino-Indian war.
    Posted by: Wren || 06/30/2021 4:20 Comments || Top||

    #5  ^I stand corrected.
    Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/30/2021 4:22 Comments || Top||

    #6  Nah. Put up Yogi Adityanath.
    Posted by: Wren || 06/30/2021 4:41 Comments || Top||

    #7  Put up Yogi Adityanath

    Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh? Are you toying with me miss Nagatoro Wren?
    Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/30/2021 4:48 Comments || Top||

    #8  Iie, Grom-san. He's the Indian version of Vin Diesel who silently executes rapists, molesters, and jihadists. I like him.
    Posted by: Wren || 06/30/2021 4:59 Comments || Top||

    #9  ^😃
    Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/30/2021 5:01 Comments || Top||

    #10  Like an Indian Duterte, with a cleaner mouth.☺
    Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/30/2021 5:05 Comments || Top||

    #11  Yeah.
    Posted by: Wren || 06/30/2021 5:10 Comments || Top||

    #12  He's the Indian version of Vin Diesel who silently executes rapists, molesters, and jihadists.

    I thought that was Shiva.
    Posted by: Skidmark || 06/30/2021 8:12 Comments || Top||

    #13  ^ Different league. Shiva is Galactus.
    Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/30/2021 8:24 Comments || Top||

    Four Microsoft employees accuse Bill Gates of being an office 'bully' whose catchphrase was 'that's the stupidest f*****g idea I've ever heard' and claim he pursued sexual affairs with employees and journalists
    Posted by: Skidmark || 06/30/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [308 views] Top|| File under:

    #1  That's funny. That's the exact thing my Windows 10 said to me when I asked it to format a 128GB drive to FAT32.
    Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/30/2021 2:28 Comments || Top||

    #2  And here I thought he became a multi-billionaire by imitating mother Therese.
    Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/30/2021 3:44 Comments || Top||

    #3  “Affairs with employees and journalists”. Now that is a f****ng stupid idea.
    Posted by: Airandee || 06/30/2021 6:00 Comments || Top||

    #4  journalists...?

    What self respecting presstitute
    would not lick that slim shlong?
    For a leg up, a kick up, or a free tute,
    on winning in Microsoft Mahjong!
    Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/30/2021 6:10 Comments || Top||

    #5  Mating preferences
    Mate preferences in humans refers to why one human chooses or chooses not to mate with another human and their reasoning why (see: Evolutionary Psychology, mating). Men and women have been observed having different criteria as what makes a good or ideal mate (gender differences). A potential mate's socioeconomic status has also been seen as having a noticeable effect,
    Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/30/2021 6:34 Comments || Top||

    #6  Management styles differ. Notice it didn't say...."four former Microsoft employees." I take it none of the disaffected resigned or sold their MSFT holdings.

    Somebody discovers (for possibly good reason) he was seeking a little nookie on the side, and we'll just forget that fact he created tens of thousands of jobs, possibly more. Now he's a worthless, no good, SOB. Ok, I go it.

    Personally, I never cared much for him or Melinda. But my disregard stemmed from their politics and globalist activities, not their management style or personal affairs.

    Daily Mail was it? Surprise, surprise. Find me a POM publication that has anything good to say about an American.

    Care for a little 'class envy?' Why yes, two scoops please.

    Fok a bunch of perfidious Albionites.
    There, I said it.

    Posted by: Besoeker || 06/30/2021 7:09 Comments || Top||

    #7  Reason to hate Mr. Gates, an early example of two sets of laws. Clearly demonstrated in the first case that found Microborg guilty of violating the Sherman Anti-Trust Act. It and he should have been hammered then and there.

    Wonder if he said 'that's the stupidest f*****g idea I've ever heard' when the internet started to take off and a subordinate recommended falling in line? The second anti-trust case found that Microborg had violated the agreement of the first case by integrating an internet browser into Windows then claim it was unremovable. Then a court appointed master went on to actually do it without losing much in the form of operational capability. He and his corp should have been hammered hard, very hard on that one.

    I wondered if he said 'that's the stupidest f*****g idea I've ever heard' when a subordinate recommended a smaller subset of their operating system for general users. There is a reason that Apple and Android own the tablet business and Microborg is a bit player.
    Posted by: Procopius2k || 06/30/2021 7:32 Comments || Top||

    #8  If 'that's the stupidest f*****g idea I've ever heard' is the worst thing he tends to say, it's pretty tame if you ask me.
    Posted by: Raj || 06/30/2021 9:32 Comments || Top||

    #9  /\ Well, for a fella who has obviously had some (not all) pretty GOOD ideas, perhaps taking heed of his comments would have been appropriate.

    Just say'n.
    Posted by: Besoeker || 06/30/2021 10:25 Comments || Top||

    #10  'that's the stupidest f*****g idea I've ever heard'

    Gates Foundation commits $2.1B to advance gender equality
    Posted by: Skidmark || 06/30/2021 12:12 Comments || Top||

    #11  ^ Not to mention the chalk dust.
    Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/30/2021 12:20 Comments || Top||

    #12  Based on the ideas they *did* implement (remember clippy?) the mind boggles thinking what Bill regarded as 'stupid.'
    Posted by: Angstrom || 06/30/2021 12:27 Comments || Top||

    #13  Bloatware, buggy beyond belief
    Market manipulator
    Cheated his partner -- the ACTUAL tech genius

    Yeah, a real shining hero of capitalism
    Posted by: Jiggs Lumplump6921 || 06/30/2021 12:53 Comments || Top||

    #14  'that's the stupidest f*****g idea I've ever heard'

    How do I miss an obligatory mention of the ol' beat-on rented mule, Microsoft Bob?
    Posted by: Raj || 06/30/2021 14:18 Comments || Top||

    #15  "office bully" that's called a boss snowflakes
    Posted by: Chris || 06/30/2021 17:42 Comments || Top||

    #16  I can see the rusty wheels turning.
    "Hmmm...gender equality, or Cancer?"
    Some cog got stuck.
    Posted by: Skidmark || 06/30/2021 20:10 Comments || Top||

    #17  In ‘72 Digital Equipment built mini-computers which ran DOS and were used in Argon and Fermi national labs. By the mid 80s, DEC systems competed with IBM. One branch of software ran 122 different National Telephone companies. In fact the last DEC super computers were replaced by a major government around 2018. DEC would not allow just anyone to run programs on their computers. MICROSOFT did not have those restrictions.
    Posted by: Black Charlie Ghibelline7421 || 06/30/2021 22:07 Comments || Top||

    Walmart says it will offer less expensive version of insulin at $73 per vial - up to 75% cheaper than other products on the market
    [Daily Mail, Where America Gets Its News]
    • Walmart's new insulin brand - in stores this week - costs $73 per vial or $86 for a pack of prefilled pens

    • That means savings up to $101 per vial or $251 per pack of pens, making the new brand 75% less expensive

    • The new brand will make insulin accessible to millions of Americans with diabetes - who pay an average of $5,700 per year for the drug

    • ReliOn NovoLog insulin is manufactured by Novo Nordisk

    • But insulin is still more expensive in the U.S., which has 34 million diabetes patients, than in other countries
    Posted by: Skidmark || 06/30/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [174 views] Top|| File under:

    #1  Got em comin' and goin'.
    Sell em sugar H2O and junk, then hook em on insulin when they get Type II diabetes
    Posted by: Hupaise Thetch6007 || 06/30/2021 5:56 Comments || Top||

    #2  How 'bout raising prices of junk food instead? And no motorized 'mart carts'?
    Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/30/2021 6:02 Comments || Top||

    #3  /\ How 'bout raising prices of junk food instead? And no motorized 'mart carts'?

    Free 'big gulp' Mountain Dew's and oxygen bottles for all 'mart cart' operators.
    Posted by: Besoeker || 06/30/2021 7:42 Comments || Top||

    #4  This after the Biden junta stopped Trump's plan for Medicare part D to to charge a max of $35/month (vs about $300 for a vial).

    BTW, when Humalog was introduced in in 1996, it cost $21/vial. With mass production efficiencies, one would think it would cost even less, inflation adjusted.
    Posted by: Glomose Prince of the Veal Cutlets9638 || 06/30/2021 7:54 Comments || Top||

    #5  Walmart is doing this via private label which is legal. The product is made by Novo Nordisk.
    Posted by: Lord Garth || 06/30/2021 9:21 Comments || Top||

    #6  The conspiracy theorist in me says "I wonder if it's just insulin in the shots?"
    Posted by: Warthog || 06/30/2021 9:27 Comments || Top||

    #7  If it's made in China, I wouldn't trust it.
    Posted by: Woozle Theamble4130 || 06/30/2021 11:18 Comments || Top||

    #8  nova nordisk makes its insulin in Clayton, North Carolina
    Posted by: Lord Garth || 06/30/2021 11:51 Comments || Top||

    'Even in the middle of hell you can see the hope of better times': Incredible colourised photos from the Battle of the Somme provide glimpse into brave sacrifices of British and Commonwealth troops ahead of its 105th anniversary tomorrow
    Posted by: Skidmark || 06/30/2021 08:54 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [136 views] Top|| File under:

    #1  Like so many cattle lead to slaughter.
    Posted by: Procopius2k || 06/30/2021 10:55 Comments || Top||

    Home Front: Politix
    Reporter Blasts Lightfoot Over Chicago Murder Rate
    [REDSTATE] I don’t know whether to call the recent confrontation between a Newsmax news hound and embattled reliably Democrat Chicago, aka The Windy City or Mobtown
    ...home of Al Capone, the Chicago Black Sox, a succession of Daleys, Barak Obama, and Rahm Emmanuel...
    Mayor Lori Lightfoot
    ...the diminutive and vacuous Heronner da Mare of Chicago. When the corpse count rises she blames the guns, which are banned anyway. A racist to the bone, Lori sez that people with the same skin tone all think alike, not quite getting the implications for a city with a population less than thirty percent black...
    a gory trainwreck or a beautiful sight to behold. Truth? It was a bit of both — and both parts were equally awesome. Either way, you can’t make it up — even though Lightfoot tried her damnedest to do so.
    Continued on Page 49
    Posted by: Fred || 06/30/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [329 views] Top|| File under:

    "I will henceforth only appear on TV watched by non-white people!"
    Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/30/2021 5:43 Comments || Top||

    Pakistan: What's behind child sexual abuse incidents in madrasas
    [DW] Experts think several factors are behind the incidents at Pakistain's religious schools. "The children will not speak against holy mans out of fear, and holy mans will definitely not admit anything," one commentator told DW.
    No shit. I mean Allahu Akhbar!
    A recent sexual abuse case involving a madrasa student and a high-profile religious leader in Pakistain's eastern city of Lahore rocked the country.

    The case involved Mufti Aziz ur Rehman and his student Sabir Shah, who told DW that the holy man sexually abused him for more than a year.

    Rehman belonged to Jamaat Ulema Islam, the organization of religious scholars that believes in an extremely conservative interpretation of Islam.

    It was not an isolated incident. Shortly after, a video of child sexual abuse involving a Shiite holy man emerged. In May 2017, a nine-year-old boy was raped by a holy man in Pak Pattan; in 2018 a Lahore-based holy man was booked for raping a minor; and in 2019, a 13-year old disabled girl was sexually assaulted by a holy man in Multan
    ...Home of the Multan Sultans...
    The cases have given rise to calls for accountability in Pakistain. Many are blaming religious seminaries. But holy mans vehemently reject that their educational institutions are at fault.
    "If Allah didn't want us to have access and use of young nubile boys and girls, they'd be born as adults, amirite? Ulululu!"
    More than 2.2 million children study in over 36,000 registered and unregistered madrasas in the South Asian country. An overwhelming majority of the students are from impoverished parts of Pakistain's northwestern, western and eastern provinces.
    Posted by: trailing wife || 06/30/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [254 views] Top|| File under:

    #1  What's behind child sexual abuse incidents in madrasas?
    Hawas and Islam.
    Posted by: Wren || 06/30/2021 0:58 Comments || Top||

    #2  Give dominance over the vulnerable to people who are essentially uneducated, unmotivated, unprincipled slackers and con men - or religious leaders - and this is what you get.

    Blame the parents who trust the myth of 'holy man good'. These are yet poor and shit-for-brains Pakis sending their young to learn to read. Thousands have been abused and raped by the Roman Catholic clergy in first world 'evolved' societies, and I'll bet also by Mormons and other communities where absolute psychological dominance is insisted upon by pathological 'leaders' over flocks of 'sheep'. Those interpreters of God that show up everywhere unchallenged and tax-exempt.

    In India, female victims are preferred because the homo taboo is very strong in all religions, so there must be crores of women out there who have been abused by some religious head at least once in youth. It's all about non-accountability and dominance.

    Predators will always remain with us. It's our dependence on religion and community and reluctance to be individually self reliant that brings our weakest to their jaws.

    The series 'Aashram' was a very scathing indictment of this religion thuggery in India, you should watch how the girls pander to their groping lecherous messiah and feel all 'oh my shit!' surprised when he rapes them.
    Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/30/2021 3:04 Comments || Top||

    #3  Aashram series ko toh 'hinduphobic' label karchuke hain ye log.
    Doosri cheez, ye apne desh ke naujawan 'mard' feminism se itna nafrat kyu kartein hain??
    Posted by: Wren || 06/30/2021 4:31 Comments || Top||

    #4  Some are just limp dick have-nots who can't bare the thought of girls taking all those 'opportunities'. But those who resist western pattern feminism as a political platform in India have a point.

    America is a running exhibit of what feminism wreaks on an otherwise clever society. The sexes have their roles, clearly defined by the differences nature gave them. It is a conceit of the liberal progressive woman to push for special avenues for women in everything, just out of a sense of being left out of power roles. For example, unlike the smaller population of Israel, we don't really need wimmin fighters in our military. But there's a push for it, because the State is seen as an agency of wish fulfillment for the masses. And baby ji wants that uniform.

    That is what democratizing everything does, it lets all and sundry dictate their wishes until what you have is men barging into women's sports as 80 kilo L0litas and hammering the daylights out of you. Bit by that time feminists are in denial and happily cheer for their sisters getting their faces smashed. What's more, most of the feminism is actually controlled and directed unseen by... men.

    I can appreciate an individual fighting for her right to be treated as an individual. The moment they try and step on some collective identity platform, somebody owns them.
    Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/30/2021 5:38 Comments || Top||

    #5  Uh..how do men control feminism?

    Ok let's not focus on the modern 3rd wave inersectional feminism which focuses on identity politics, equality of outcome rather than opportunity, and more concerned with ideology than with physical reality, laced with misandry, sexism, and racism. Heck it even prizes victimhood, which is super weird. Such stupid school of thought will never reach India.

    India needs feminism cuz most women are still not seen as human beings with emotions. No matter how modestly we dress we are still raped, catcalled, flashed at, groped, leered at. Trust me, it never works. Here, a woman can “tempt” a man, by just existing, and breathing.

    Even in metropolitan cities people are so misogynistic, it's the same shit. Personally, I'm so worried about my safety that I’d voluntarily confine myself to the home, or limit my own mobility.

    Posted by: Wren || 06/30/2021 13:19 Comments || Top||

    #6  the modern 3rd wave inersectional feminism which focuses on identity politics, equality of outcome...

    That's just it. As soon as you seek an 'ism' to help you fight for your individual right, you're part of the larger machine, whether you want it or not. You cannot say to the one standing next to you 'I'm not into that!' And the reins of the global progressive movement which ate up feminism long ago are all in men's hands; the women icons all advised by their lawyers and managers and patronized by Soros and his kind. They control the funding, they condescendingly shower the unwarranted praise and they prop up wimmin like Thunberg, Barkha Dutt and Arundhati Roy.

    No one props up an Avani Chaturvedi or a Seema Rao or a Mary Kom. They get there on their own steel. Those who need a movement to protect them inevitably end up needing protection from the movement. That's all I'm saying.

    Maybe I cannot ever understand it from a lady's point of view, for that I am sorry. I am sorry also that we can't ever hope to kill the predators fast enough for everyone to feel safe, until the constitutions themselves are radically reformed.
    Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/30/2021 13:42 Comments || Top||

    #7  Chinese women hold the highest social status in Asia and they think that they should credit American feminist movements with having improved the treatment of women early in the last century. Why can't we do the same?

    Avani Chaturvedi, Seema Rao, Mary Kom, Kalpana Chawla, Arunima Sinha and more-they are our successes. Many Indian women do not have that level of support system, resources, freedom. Neither do I want to assimilate western pattern feminism in our politics, but women in India will always receive backlash for standing up to misogyny.
    Posted by: Wren || 06/30/2021 14:09 Comments || Top||

    #8  Also it's pretty pointless when good men are apologetic for the actions of beasts.
    Posted by: Wren || 06/30/2021 14:12 Comments || Top||

    #9  (I wish Mr. Wife still had responsibilities in India, just so I could order him to host a dinner party for Dron and Mrs. Dron, Ms Wren, and a few suitable young people that Dron and his adored wife suggested. But alas, his company moved him to Europe in 1991...)
    Posted by: trailing wife || 06/30/2021 14:34 Comments || Top||

    #10  Also it's pretty pointless when good men are apologetic for the actions of beasts.

    Personally, I don't see how affirmative action helps stop rapes (I do know what stops rapes, but that because I'm not a good man.). In fact, as Dron points out, feminism is part of the liberal package that also includes going easy on rapists.
    Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/30/2021 14:42 Comments || Top||

    #11  #9 Thank you Mrs. Wife for cheering me up with your kind words.
    But it is extremely frustrating to feel trapped within stupid beliefs and customs. I feel envious of women living in Western countries and women iving in China.
    Posted by: Wren || 06/30/2021 14:55 Comments || Top||

    #12  Yep straightaway killing rapists reduces rapes. But in India they are released into general public via finding loopholes within our legal systems. My country is pretty conservative yet do not punish them.
    Posted by: Wren || 06/30/2021 15:01 Comments || Top||

    #13  ^I cannot judge what goes on in India. But I do know that turning men into second class citizens in the West didn't work out so well.
    Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/30/2021 15:21 Comments || Top||

    #14  ^Ewww... I don't want men to become second class citizens or forcefully feminize them like in the West.
    Posted by: Wren || 06/30/2021 15:43 Comments || Top||

    #15  ^Lets try another approach Wren-shi. I'm sure there are a lot of poor people in India who are exploited and abused by the rich. Nevertheless, you do not advocate communist revolution because you seen how it worked out in Russia/China.
    We in the West seen how feminism worked out. Not the fault of early feminists, except "I didn't mean" doesn't cut it.

    p.s. Do not assume that professional women in the West are happy.
    Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/30/2021 16:05 Comments || Top||

    #16  What's behind the sexual abuse?
    An Imam.
    Posted by: Skidmark || 06/30/2021 20:14 Comments || Top||

    Science & Technology
    Report: Massive Breach at Microsoft-Owned LinkedIn Exposes Personal Data on 92% of Users
    [Breitbart] Recent reports claim that a second data breach at Microsoft-owned LinkedIn has exposed the personal data of 700 million users, which is more than 92 percent of the platform's total 756 million users.

    9to5Mac reports that a second LinkedIn data breach has reportedly exposed the data of 700 million users and the database is currently for sale on the dark web. The user information reportedly includes phone numbers, physical addresses, geolocation data, and inferred salaries.

    The hacker who obtained the data posted a sample of 1 million records and checks confirm that the data is both genuine and up-to-date. It was reported by RestorePrivacy that the hacker appears to have exploited the official LinkedIn API to download the. The same method was used in a similar breach in April.

    RestorePrivacy reports:

    On June 22nd, a user of a popular hacker advertised data from 700 Million LinkedIn users for sale. The user of the forum posted up a sample of the data that includes 1 million LinkedIn users. We examined the sample and found it to contain the following information:

    Email Addresses

    Full names

    Phone numbers

    Physical addresses

    Geolocation records

    LinkedIn username and profile URL

    Personal and professional experience/background


    Other social media accounts and usernames

    Based on our analysis and cross-checking data from the sample with other publicly available information, it appears all data is authentic and tied to real users. Additionally, the data does appear to be up to date, with samples from 2020 to 2021.

    No passwords are included but the data is still valuable as it can be used to assist in identity theft attacks and convincing phishing attempts that can be used to obtain login credentials for both LinkedIn and various other sites. When the previous breach took place, LinkedIn confirmed that 500 million records included data obtained from its server but claimed that more than one source was used. The company has yet to respond to a request for comment by 9to5Mac on the latest breach.
    Posted by: Tholutle Thurong5512 || 06/30/2021 12:37 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [141 views] Top|| File under:

    #1  Stinked-in. Whenever someone asks me why I'm not on it, I say "I'm not on FartBork or SnapCrap either..." Don't get much pushback after that.
    Posted by: M. Murcek || 06/30/2021 13:05 Comments || Top||

    Doing the robot! Seven droid dogs bust out some VERY impressive disco moves and challenge K-pop boy band BTS to a dance-off
    Posted by: Skidmark || 06/30/2021 09:02 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [117 views] Top|| File under:

    #1  I'm waiting for this.

    Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/30/2021 10:37 Comments || Top||

    #2  Key take away -

    "Boston Dynamics was acquired by South Korea firm Hyundai earlier this month"
    Posted by: Procopius2k || 06/30/2021 10:40 Comments || Top||

    #3  I don't think that is too far off Dron; the BD video is like watching a 2 year old ski a slalom.
    Posted by: swksvolFF || 06/30/2021 10:55 Comments || Top||

    #4  We will need to fight them with paint balls and nets, not ammo.
    Posted by: 49 Pan || 06/30/2021 11:41 Comments || Top||

    'Turning science fiction into reality': Futuristic flying 'AirCar' that can transform from a road vehicle into a plane in under THREE MINUTES completes its first ever inter-city flight, reaching heights of 8,200ft and speeds of 105mph
    Posted by: Skidmark || 06/30/2021 08:50 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [78 views] Top|| File under:

    Uniquely Designed to Attack Humans': Stunned Researchers Accidentally Discover Covid-19 is a Man-Made Abomination
    [THE LIBERTY DAILY] When a team of researchers in Australia from Flinders University and La Trobe used powerful computers to model the protein receptors in a number of animal species, their goal was to see how the coronavirus' spike protein attached itself to them. What they discovered shocked them.

    Unlike anything that could have developed over time in nature and jumped to humans, Covid-19 demonstrates a unique design that was intended to attack humans specifically. This is, of course, impossible if one were to believe everything (anything) the Chinese Communist Party has said about the coronavirus. But considering all the evidence is pointing to the theory that Covid-19 was artificially produced through gain-of-function research as either a way to develop defenses against biological weapons or a biological weapon itself, we should heed this reports findings.

    According to Daily Telegraph:

    The theory was that if the coronavirus attached itself readily to an animal like a bat or a pangolin, it would have likely been the species that the bug used to make its leap into the human population. However, the modelling found that the coronavirus' spike protein was best suited to attacking protein receptors in humans.

    "The computer modelling found the virus’s ability to bind to the bat ACE2 protein was poor relative to its ability to bind human cells," said Flinders University epidemiologist and vaccine researcher Professor Nikolai Petrovsky. "This argues against the virus being transmitted directly from bats to humans."

    What the article doesn't say is what many, particularly in the intelligence and conspiracy communities, have been speculating about for a while. This appears to be a designer coronavirus. In other words, it was made to do exactly what it's doing now, namely spread across the human race at an alarming speed.

    One can argue that if it was accidentally released, that this was a blessing because they were likely trying to make it more virulent and deadly. The "Biological Weapons Playbook" is pretty straight forward. Step one is to develop a disease that’s under their control. Step two is to make it a mass killer. Step three is to develop a treatment or vaccine to protect China’s own people while killing others. It would appear the coronavirus leaked out somewhere between steps one and two.

    Nature didn't take bat soup and skip hundreds of generations of mutations to make Covid-19 tailor-made for humans. This was manufactured with intent. The only question is whether it was released intentionally or leaked prematurely.
    Posted by: Flainter Omert3830 || 06/30/2021 01:07 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [632 views] Top|| File under:

    #1  I've tracked dawn the original paper pushing HCQ for Covid19
    this version posted March 30, 2020
    Efficacy of hydroxychloroquine in patients with COVID-19: results of a randomized clinical trial

    Zhaowei Chen, View ORCID ProfileJijia Hu, Zongwei Zhang, Shan Jiang, Shoumeng Han, Dandan Yan, Ruhong Zhuang, Ben Hu, Zhan Zhang

    1 Department of Nephrology, Renmin Hospital of Wuhan University, Wuhan 430060, China.
    2 Department of Dermatology, Renmin Hospital of Wuhan University, Wuhan 430060, China.
    3 Department of Neurosurgery, Renmin Hospital of Wuhan University, Wuhan 430060, China.
    4 Department of Pathology, Renmin Hospital of Wuhan University, Wuhan 430060, China.
    5 Department of Neurology, Renmin Hospital of Wuhan University, Wuhan 430060, China.
    6 CAS Key Laboratory of Special Pathogens, Wuhan Institute of Virology, Center for Biosafety
    Mega-Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan 430060, China.
    7 Department II of Respiratory Disease and Intensive Care, Renmin Hospital of Wuhan University, Wuhan 430060, Chin
    Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/30/2021 3:31 Comments || Top||

    #2  The only question is whether it was released intentionally or leaked prematurely

    The question is why has China not been attacked [physically, not with slurs] by an alliance of every country affected, and bombed back to Wushu times.
    Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/30/2021 4:03 Comments || Top||

    #3  ^And give up our cheap consumer products?!
    Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/30/2021 4:10 Comments || Top||

    #4  Like these?

    Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/30/2021 4:22 Comments || Top||

    #5  ^Bingo.
    Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/30/2021 4:29 Comments || Top||

    #6  The only question is whether it was released intentionally or leaked prematurely.

    Notice how quickly, in the face of the usual vile bureaucratic incompetence, the West did in fact come up with means to neutralize or minimize the impact. It was no Black Plague. Which leads me to consider that it was a premature release more accidental than intentional, and that the target may not have been the West per se, but the intended target was to be more along the lines of the Uighur.
    Posted by: Procopius2k || 06/30/2021 7:20 Comments || Top||

    #7  'Man-Made' is it? Stunned researchers? We've only been saying that here on the Burg since the first person sneezed.

    How could we have possibly arrived at such a conclusion. We've been reading all the classified traffic, that's how.

    Posted by: Besoeker || 06/30/2021 7:32 Comments || Top||


    Given, there are too many $B$/Elites out there that feel we are in desperate need of a Major Population Reduction. It would not surprise me if the real plan was to trim the population to a more manageable number.

    eg. Georgia Guidestones and the Ten Rules For An “Age of Reason.”
    1. Maintain humanity under 500,000,000 in perpetual balance with nature.
    2. Guide reproduction wisely – improving fitness and diversity.

    3. Unite humanity with a living new language.
    4. Rule passion – faith – tradition – and all things with tempered reason.
    5. Protect people and nations with fair laws and just courts.
    6. Let all nations rule internally resolving external disputes in a world court.
    7. Avoid petty laws and useless officials.
    8. Balance personal rights with social duties.
    9. Prize truth – beauty – love – seeking harmony with the infinite.
    10. Be not a cancer on the earth – Leave room for nature – Leave room for nature.

    Read , (a more Scifi article than fact), study on the possible effects of mRNA Vax's may have on human reproductive cycles. But it does raise valid long term questions.

    Posted by: NN2N1 || 06/30/2021 8:17 Comments || Top||

    #9  pointing this out may make black people attack random elderly Chinese

    Posted by: Retard Strength || 06/30/2021 8:49 Comments || Top||

    #10  #4 That's a whole lot better than what the Establishment Machine's done to Star Trek. I wanna be a Karate Farmer.
    Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 06/30/2021 8:54 Comments || Top||

    #11  Grom: #1...

    The US knew about HCQ for Covid a lot longer than March 2020. The initial discovery was made back in 2005 or so when "Covid" was still known under the original name of "SARS." In Thailand, I think, because it's in the SE Asian Malarial Zone and was one of the first countries impacted by SARS.

    It was part of the response plan from back in 2005. When Fauci was appointed President back in March 2020 he threw that whole plan out. They created rigged studies where patients were given overdoses to "prove" the drug was unsafe and they still felt the need to create wholly fabricated data and publish it in the Lancet.

    And all the medical professionals looked at the Lancet publishing fabricated data and _didn't ask any questions_.
    Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 06/30/2021 9:03 Comments || Top||

    #12  So what you are saying is my wife's cats cannot get it?
    Posted by: swksvolFF || 06/30/2021 10:42 Comments || Top||

    #13  #11 The paper was submitted in March 2020. The experiments were performed in 2019 - and then the snake oil salesman made it a part conservative ideology - who are China's "useful idiots"?

    The initial discovery was made back in 2005 or so when "Covid" was still known under the original name of "SARS."

    (a) Covid19 =/= SARS
    (b) Reference por favor?
    Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/30/2021 11:06 Comments || Top||

    #14  RE #1: Interesting. Thanks for chasing that down, g(r)om!
    Posted by: SteveS || 06/30/2021 11:33 Comments || Top||

    #15  ^De Nada.
    Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/30/2021 11:42 Comments || Top||

    #16  We've been reading all the classified traffic, that's how.

    I only have access to open source information. But has been pointed out by people who know a great deal more than I on the subject, while some classified information is genuinely unavailable to the general public, much more is the classified analysis of unclassified information.
    Posted by: trailing wife || 06/30/2021 12:13 Comments || Top||

    #17  Covid19 =/= SARS

    Covid19 is the disease that results from infection by the SARS-2 virus... or vice versa.
    Posted by: trailing wife || 06/30/2021 12:15 Comments || Top||

    #18  A great question for future medical forensic historians: Could it have happened without Fauxi and Dasazk's help?
    Posted by: M. Murcek || 06/30/2021 12:28 Comments || Top||

    #19  TW,
    SARS‐CoV (causative pathogen of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome or SARS) and SARS‐CoV‐2 (causative pathogen of Coronavirus Disease 2019 or COVID‐19) are positive‐sense RNA viruses belonging to the family of Coronaviridae, able to cause severe respiratory diseases.1, 2, 3, 4

    Despite some similarities, they have many differences, especially in terms of epidemiology. The main differences and similarities are summarized in Table ​Table11.

    They are about as similar as humans & squirrels.
    Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/30/2021 12:54 Comments || Top||

    #20  They are about as similar as humans & squirrels.

    So mammals and they like nuts.
    Posted by: Skidmark || 06/30/2021 13:00 Comments || Top||

    #21  I've posted the Hatfill letter several times. All you have to do is read it.

    As a postscript: read this:




    Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 06/30/2021 13:19 Comments || Top||

    #22  Hatfill letter is not peer reviewed. It's not a reference.
    Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/30/2021 13:27 Comments || Top||

    #23  They are about as similar as humans & squirrels.

    Mammalian tetrapods! Virtually identical except for some scaling issues and a bit of epigenetics.
    (I can't help it! For me, "Consider a spherical camel..." is both hilarious and a useful approximation)
    Posted by: SteveS || 06/30/2021 13:46 Comments || Top||

    #24  Published Today

    Patent document shows that DARPA built COVID with the help of Bill Gates, WHO
    Posted by: Clyde Sproing5814 || 06/30/2021 13:51 Comments || Top||

    #25  Here's a news item, referenced in Hatfill's letter, talking about HCQ treatment in Korea in Feb 2020.


    Just for reference, that's before the March thing from China you're talking about.
    Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 06/30/2021 13:55 Comments || Top||

    #26  And it doesn't disturb you that the Lancet was found publishing, allegedly peer reviewed, a paper showing HCQ was ineffective and dangerous, with completely fabricated data? It doesn't make you want to go back and look at the other papers, to see what was wrong with them? Or to look at the PDR (hopefully one from 2019 or earlier) to see where they were dismanaging things?
    Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 06/30/2021 13:58 Comments || Top||

    #27  It doesn't make you want to go back and look at the other papers

    But Ah'm delighted you are reporting your research.
    Posted by: Skidmark || 06/30/2021 14:20 Comments || Top||

    #28  It bothers me that the only clinical trial evidence (which is only evidence that counts) for HCQ efficiency in treating COVID comes not just from China, but from Wuhan Institute in China. The same place the virus that killed 6 million people, so far, came from.

    It bothers me that there are people in 21st century who believe in miracle cures.

    It bothers me that people think that high-school debating club strategies can have relevance in the real world.

    It bothers me that you and your "conservative" pals ignore statistics from Brazil where HCQ use was widespread.

    But it doesn't bother me even a little bit that some people who rely on HCQ instead of vaccination will die.
    Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/30/2021 14:26 Comments || Top||

    #29  Covid Monster - example of internet posted toon activity in 2020

    Posted by: Cliling Thrirong2360 || 06/30/2021 14:30 Comments || Top||

    Posted by: Cliling Thrirong2360 || 06/30/2021 14:37 Comments || Top||

    #31  The French doc had some (anecdotal) success with early treatment, around March 2020, which impressed me. [no piling on!]

    I swear I read the Indian doctors were dispensing it as a prophylactic earlier this year, but the effect seems to have been overcome by the Indian Variant.
    Posted by: Bobby || 06/30/2021 14:37 Comments || Top||

    #32  This sounds similar to the notion of anti-virus software companies working on future computer virus detection and another division actually producing the future computer virus. It is good for business. Probably why Fauci and Gates had a vaccine nearly ready for use against COVID. Probably just a premature release due to pending Trump landslide in 2020 election.
    Posted by: Airandee || 06/30/2021 14:39 Comments || Top||

    #33  A character rose from the dead - Burgess Meredith

    Posted by: Cliling Thrirong2360 || 06/30/2021 14:39 Comments || Top||

    #34  It bothers me that the only clinical trial evidence (which is only evidence that counts) for HCQ efficiency in treating COVID comes not just from China, but from Wuhan Institute in China. The same place the virus that killed 6 million people, so far, came from.

    Part of this is because it's hard to find stuff these days when the search engines _are the people who helped fund the virus_. Another factor is that the people who helped fund the virus _are also the people who were running the alleged trials in the west that showed it it didn't work_.

    There's a good rundown here:


    I can't make you read it and I can't understand it for you.
    Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 06/30/2021 14:55 Comments || Top||

    #35  "Consider a spherical camel..."

    Evolution of Function and Form in Camelid Erythrocytes
    Posted by: Skidmark || 06/30/2021 14:57 Comments || Top||

    #36  As that link said...

    8. You publish, in the world's most-read medical journal, the Lancet, an observational study from a massive worldwide database named Surgisphere (which includes 96,000 hospitalized Covid cases) that says use of chloroquine drugs caused significantly increased mortality. This was said to be the paper to end all controversy about HCQ and Covid-19. You make sure that all major media report on this result. This was to be the nail in the coffin for hydroxychloroquine. Then you quickly have 3 European countries announce they will not allow doctors to prescribe the drug. Soon additional countries ban its use for Covid.

    9. You do your best to ride out any controversy over the veracity of this paper, never admitting culpability. Even after hundreds of people criticized this Lancet observational study due to easily identified fabrications--the database used in the study did not exist, and the claimed numbers of cases did not agree with known numbers of cases--the Lancet held firm for two weeks, which served to muddy the waters about the trial, until finally 3 of the 4 coauthors (but not the Lancet nor the author who purportedly owned the database) retracted the study. Neither the authors nor the journal have admitted responsibility, let alone explained what it was that induced them to coauthor and publish such an obvious fraud.

    You made sure very few media reported that the data were fabricated, the "study" was fraudulent, and the drugs were actually safe. Even though the story of the database company, Surgisphere, was full of scandalous details, most media ignored it. The story of the study's retraction went largely unnoticed by the public. You made sure most people remember the original (false) story: that chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine frequently kill patients."

    This isn't high school debate. This is you being lied to, and finding out, and failing to adequately follow up.
    Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 06/30/2021 15:00 Comments || Top||

    #38  I'm sorry, Skid, I thought I'd posted the link.
    Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 06/30/2021 15:07 Comments || Top||

    #39  You did post the link, Snowy Thing. Skidmark provided it in clickable/hotlink form.
    Posted by: trailing wife || 06/30/2021 16:59 Comments || Top||

    #40  This isn't high school debate. This is you being lied to, and finding out, and failing to adequately follow up.

    Freudian projection. All other considerations aside*, I don't believe that researchers outside USA would falsify results and kill people to harm Trump - he ain't that important.

    *I do have some minor knowledge in the subjects of immunology, epidemiology, and medical methodology**.
    **I've written term papers for medical students and grant proposal for medical faculty.

    Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/30/2021 17:03 Comments || Top||

    #41  G(r)om, keeping the US on the deindustrialization crash slope _is_ that important to them. Putting President Al Zheimer in charge is that important to them, even if his opponent was That Jerk Emmanuel Orangestein.
    Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 06/30/2021 17:14 Comments || Top||

    #42  *I do have some minor knowledge in the subjects of immunology, epidemiology, and medical methodology**.
    **I've written term papers for medical students and grant proposal for medical faculty.

    Well, by those standards, I was nearly killed by the establishment-approved IV antibiotics the surgeons had me on for a couple months back in 201whatever... my kidneys stopped working and they hospitalized me and _kept me on them_ because it was the lesser of two evils. _Maybe_ they were right, I'm alive, but it was a risk.

    But with the regulations surrounding HCQ, you can't get it outside a hospital and you don't get them when you go in the hospital. You get Remdesivir _only after the virus has built up a good head of steam_ and you need hospitalization.

    Do you know what medicine those people in Israel who got the vaccine and then the viral infection are being given in the hospital now? I'm curious.

    (More specifically, did you know that Remdesivir is currently recommended _against_ by the WHO at the present time, and has been since about November?)
    Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 06/30/2021 17:24 Comments || Top||

    #43  #41 Which part of "researchers outside USA" - for example in Israel, you don't understand?

    #42 Well, by those standards, I was nearly killed by the establishment-approved IV antibiotics the surgeons had me on for a couple months back in 201whatever...

    No shit. You really are an expert.
    Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/30/2021 17:45 Comments || Top||

    #44  Grom, if they didn't perform any trials because they heard from the International Bureaucracy that it didn't work before they got around to performing any trials... they'd never get a chance to find out anything.
    Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 06/30/2021 18:04 Comments || Top||

    #45  No shit. You really are an expert.

    Proving you can't fool an old fool.
    Posted by: Spoter B || 06/30/2021 18:44 Comments || Top||

    #46  Decade of Vaccines started 2010, Rona 2020.

    Posted by: jefe101 || 06/30/2021 21:44 Comments || Top||

    For college-aged, vaccination risks likely outweigh COVID risks, says UCI medical ethics chief
    [CollegeFix] For college-aged students, the potential for adverse reactions to the COVID vaccination appear to outweigh the risks of the virus itself for that age group, said Dr. Aaron Kheriaty, a professor of psychiatry and director of the Medical Ethics Program at the University of California, Irvine.

    Asked by The College Fix whether potential side effects of the COVID-19 vaccination outweigh risks of possibly contracting the virus for college-aged students, he said "the answer is likely yes."

    "[A]t the very least, based on current evidence, it’s entirely plausible to assume the answer is yes: that risks of Covid vaccination outweigh potential benefits of the vaccine for college age students," Kheriaty said via email on Wednesday.
    Posted by: Angstrom || 06/30/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [179 views] Top|| File under:

    #1  Finally, a voice for the college aged youths.

    Perhaps other colleges, high schools, junior high schools and elementary schools will begin to rethink and refuse to potentially injury young people in this country.

    An article was posted here on Rantburg - Covid by the Numbers - time to end this experimental vaccine and the experiment itself before more people are injuried and/or killed by mRNA.
    Posted by: Otto Unavilet1785 || 06/30/2021 0:23 Comments || Top||

    #2  COVID Vaccine: Clear Lack of Benefit By The Numbers
    Posted by: Otto Unavilet1785 || 06/30/2021 0:29 Comments || Top||

    #3  The sturdy voice of stupidity & ignorance.
    Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/30/2021 3:49 Comments || Top||

    #4  ^ All I understood by yesterday's 'benefit by numbers' thingy is, that for every 3 people saved by vaccine 2 may die, so it's better to let all 5 die.

    Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/30/2021 4:09 Comments || Top||

    #5  How many kids have died of COVID?
    How many have, due to COVID, been hospitalized with severe conditions that caused permanent damage?

    Pretty sure it's far lower than the many who've suffered myocarditis or tinnitus due to the Pfizer vaccine
    Posted by: Grith Mussolini8783 || 06/30/2021 6:06 Comments || Top||

    #6  It is
    Posted by: Anginetch Darling of the Mongol Horde7059 || 06/30/2021 23:59 Comments || Top||

    Japan is opening up a UFO lab near the Fukushima nuclear disaster to research the enigma after a flurry of local sightings of unidentified flying objects
    Posted by: Skidmark || 06/30/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [179 views] Top|| File under:

    #1  Here's a possibility worth exploring.

    Posted by: Besoeker || 06/30/2021 7:57 Comments || Top||

    #3  Unless the aliens have a gun that will let me change everyone back into sane people I think they're probably kinda useless. I mean, compared to that antigravity's just a cheap parlor trick.
    Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 06/30/2021 9:19 Comments || Top||

    #4  What would motivate an obviously advanced alien culture to monitor nuclear sites. Per usual, ya just gotta ask yourself a ques or two about the motives.
    Posted by: Besoeker || 06/30/2021 9:28 Comments || Top||


    Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/30/2021 9:41 Comments || Top||

    #6  Vortak.
    Posted by: swksvolFF || 06/30/2021 11:49 Comments || Top||

    #7  ^ Who?
    Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/30/2021 11:53 Comments || Top||

    #8  The Vortaak (ヴォルターク Vorutāku) are a hostile alien species that appear in the Atari and Pipeworks Godzilla video games.
    Posted by: Mullah Richard || 06/30/2021 12:17 Comments || Top||

    #9  Oh. Thanks, Mullah, swksvolFF. It'll add to my collection of trivia for rhyming snark.
    Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/30/2021 12:26 Comments || Top||

    #10  It's just a front for the Gojira project.
    Posted by: ed in texas || 06/30/2021 21:59 Comments || Top||

    #11  Meanwhile, in orbit...

    "Inspectors reporting! Salaam!
    All calm. No one nuking Islam."

    "I'll sure miss the sex..."
    "And the laughs..."
    "And the checks."
    "So, another six months on that bomb?"
    Posted by: Gromoting Sinatra3200 || 06/30/2021 22:23 Comments || Top||

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