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-Lurid Crime Tales-
Louisiana healthcare millionaire pleads guilty to kidnap plot against his ex-wife which unraveled when the two captors he hired DROWNED while trying to escape police with hostage who survived in back of van
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news] Note: when trying to escape from the Po-Po by jumping in a canal, make sure you can swim first
  • Lawrence Michael Handley, 53, plotted to have his ex-wife Schanda kidnapped

  • The pair married in 2006 but divorced in 2017; that year, he started using drugs

  • He'd made his fortune in rehab centers and launching companies that sold vitamins, among other things

  • In August 2017, while high on meth and cocaine, Handley paid Sylvester Bracey and Arsenio Haynes to kidnap his wife

  • They went to her home, put a bag over her head and put her in their van

  • As they fled, they hit traffic and started speeding up the shoulder of the road

  • It attracted the attention of a cop who chased them; the men crashed, fled on foot, then jumped into a canal where they drowned

  • Schanda survived and was found in the back of the van; Handley was found in a hotel four days later

  • He pleaded guilty on Tuesday to 2 charges and now faces 35 years behind bars
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/31/2021 08:40 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336099 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Now you know why I always stay in the boat.
Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 07/31/2021 11:40 Comments || Top||

#2  From the visuals he really scrimped on the henchmen. Never go cheap on henchmen.
Posted by: Cesare || 07/31/2021 14:47 Comments || Top||

#3  ^^-- And have the ability to swim a job requirement.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 07/31/2021 16:44 Comments || Top||

#4  Hire professionals. Not gangsters. The mafia would have done quick work.
Posted by: DarthVader || 07/31/2021 16:48 Comments || Top||

#5  I don't recall planning a kidnapping being on Heinlein's list of skills. I'm a big believer in do-it-yourself, but sometimes you are better off just contracting the whole mess out to professionals.
Posted by: SteveS || 07/31/2021 18:04 Comments || Top||

#6  #4 Professionals hire out to civilians?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/31/2021 18:11 Comments || Top||

#7  It helps if you know a guy who knows a guy. Otherwise, you risk ending up talking to an FBI 'informant' over coffee in some diner.

Used to be you could look in the classifieds: Have gun. Will travel. But they cracked down on that along with the s3x ads. Maybe try Angie's List?
Posted by: SteveS || 07/31/2021 18:34 Comments || Top||

#8  Should've hired a legit divorce lawyer. You loose your arse but not yer life.
Posted by: Blackbeard Barnsmell6454 || 07/31/2021 22:51 Comments || Top||

Minnesota woman beheaded in broad daylight, allegedly by boyfriend
[NYPOST] A 55-year-old woman was beheaded in broad daylight near Minneapolis on Wednesday, and her abusive boyfriend was arrested for the killing, reports said.

The decapitated body of America Mafalda Thayer was discovered lying on the ground next to a car by cops who responded to a stabbing in Shakopee, Minnesota, according to KMSP.

Officers recovered a large knife in an alley nearby. Thayer’s boyfriend, 42-year-old Alexis Saborit, was taken into custody and charged with second-degree murder, police said.

Thayer worked at the Dollar Tree and My Pillow, where co-workers said she was in a long-term relationship with the suspect and was allegedly abused by him, the network reported.

Saborit had previously been convicted of gross misdemeanor domestic assault, the station said.

Friends remembered Thayer, a Cuban immigrant, as hardworking, kind and warm, according to SW News Media.

Nicky Kendrick knew the victim for five years and said she used to visit her every day at work, the outlet reported.

“She was soft-spoken, so funny and always had amazing stories. She always went out of her way to say hi to me when she saw me,” Kendrick reportedly said.
Posted by: Fred || 07/31/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336082 views] Top|| File under:

-Great Cultural Revolution
Scientists Urge Supreme Court To Uphold Abortion Ban
[Free Beacon] A group of scientists is urging the Supreme Court to uphold a crucial abortion restriction, arguing that previous legal decisions contradict modern understandings of fetal development.

The 15-week abortion ban in Mississippi is not only constitutional but also better aligns state policy with scientific realities, according to a brief filed by Dr. Maureen Condic, a faculty member in the University of Utah School of Medicine specializing in human embryology, in collaboration with the pro-life Charlotte Lozier Institute. Legal precedent since Roe v. Wade does not allow states to restrict abortion prior to fetal viability, which is loosely defined as 24 weeks. This precedent, the brief states, must be updated to reflect modern understandings of fetal development that were not known at the time of earlier abortion cases.

"​​Because scientific understanding of human fetal life has expanded exponentially in the decades since those decisions, this Court should revisit its prior precedents to incorporate the compelling state interests implicated by current scientific knowledge about pre-viability fetal life," says the brief, which was filed to the Supreme Court on Thursday.

Studies have consistently found that the unborn begin to feel pain around 12 to 18 weeks, and 4-D imaging has found advanced neurologic and behavioral developments as early as 12 weeks. This updated scientific understanding, the scientists noted, leaves a legal uncertainly that should allow for the states to make decisions for themselves on when to limit abortion access.

"Such objective evidence of active fetal consciousness dispels any indeterminacy about whether the human fetus is either alive or capable of independent subjective experience," the brief says. "It also requires reevaluation of the State's compelling interest in protecting that conscious human life."

Chuck Donovan, president of the Charlotte Lozier Institute, said the legal argument against Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey, another case that upheld abortion rights, is simple: Follow the science.

"Those precedents are not merely out of date, but severely out of touch and cruel given the undeniable evidence that a living, sentient human being exists in the womb," Donovan said in a statement. "Late-term abortion limits are grounded in science and compassion for mother and baby."
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/31/2021 02:10 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336084 views] Top|| File under:

TikTok updates US privacy policy to collect ‘faceprints and voiceprints’
[TheVerge.com] TikTok has updated its privacy policy in the US to notify users that the app might, in future, collect new types of biometric information including “faceprints and voiceprints.” But when reached by The Verge, TikTok was unable to explain what types of data these terms referred to, or why the app might need to access this information in the first place.

The company’s privacy policy was updated on June 2nd, as spotted by TechCrunch. (An archived version of the old policy can be read here.) The new policy lays out in some detail the ways in which the TikTok app now has permission to analyze users’ content.

More at the title link
Posted by: 3dc || 07/31/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336091 views] Top|| File under: Tin Hat Dictators, Presidents for Life,

-Short Attention Span Theater-
All You Ever Do Is Bring Me Down (video)
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/31/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336095 views] Top|| File under:

-Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
Covid: Number #1 with a C-19 Bullet
We're #1 this week

COVID-19 Coronavirus
(Last updated: July 30, 2021, 09:29 GMT)

Cases in the last 7 days: 502,465

Cases in the previous 7 days: 325,876

Weekly Infection Increase or Decrease in Cases: +54%

Cases last 7days / 1M Pop: 1,509
Current Odds of Infection: 0.1508 of 1%

Death in the last 7 days: 2,118
Odds of dying in the last 7 days in the USA, IF, infected : 0.0006 of 1%

Deaths in the previous 7 days: 1,842

Weekly Death % change: +15%

Figures Base on the USA Population of : 333,087,850
Source: WorldOMeters Covid-19

Calculator to Predict COVID-19
Researchers at the Cleveland Clinic developed this calculator using data from nearly 12,000 patients enrolled in their COVID-19 registry. It's meant to be used by healthcare providers to predict a patient's likelihood of testing positive for COVID-19.
C-19-Risk "riskcalc.org/COVID19/"

Use this with CDC odds of dying below for interesting am I screwed data.

Note: All rates are relative to the 18- to 29-year-old age category. This group was selected as the reference group because it has accounted for the largest cumulative number of COVID-19 cases compared to other age groups.

Sample interpretation: Compared with 18- to 29-year-olds, the rate of death is four times higher in 30- to 39-year-olds, and 600 times higher in those who are 85 years and older. (In the table, a rate of 1x indicates no difference compared to the 18- to 29-year-old age category.)

Deaths by Age of the COVID-19
as accessed on July 12, 2021
0-4 years old = <1x (public school age)
5-17 years old = <1x(public school age)
18-29 years old Ref. Grp
30-39 years old = 4x
40-49 years old = 10x
50-64 years old = 35x
65-74 years old = 95x
75-84 years old = 230x

California Active Cases : 1,782,496 or 99,850 per 1M Pop
Hardest hit: Los Angeles and also #1 for Illegal aliens
Odd of infection: About 17.85% or about 1 in 5.6 odds.

Interesting Side Notes:
* Active Cases in California peaked the week Biden Admin took office and have remained above 1,640,000+ range per week ever since. Open borders maybe?

* Virginia and Maryland states which surround Washington DC are #2 and #3 for active cases.
Posted by: NN2N1 || 07/31/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336078 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Added Notes:

Over 58% of USA citizens are now vaccinated.

According to which CDC press release you read.
It seems the Vaccinated only have 6 to 8 month declining immunity window.

No data on the effectiveness of the vaccine regarding "D" variant.

ICE Data show 32% of the estimated 1 million Illegal Border crosses are were not caught and were successful. (320K new mouths)

Fed's & Media tells us that a vast Majority of these Illegals have not been vaccinated.

FEMA said back in the spring of 2021 BEFORE Covid-D fully arrived, that 6% of Undocumented persons were found infected.

Various Gov. source puts the July 2021 number of infected at 1+ in 12 to 3+ in 10 depending on the captured group date. Official data to available sometime in mid to late August.

As of July 2021. Over 8,900 Customs Border Patrol employees have tested positive for COVID-19, and 33 died from exposure.
Posted by: NN2N1 || 07/31/2021 6:55 Comments || Top||

#4  Use this with CDC odds of dying below for interesting am I screwed data.

NN2N1, I just picked an age group in an effort to cheat the grim reaper. I am currently in the 18-29 reference group. My odds are pretty good.

I did some rough calculations that would probably make an epidemiologist's hair stand on end.

There are about 164 million fully vaccinated citizens. The number of breakthrough cases in this group is about 112,000 (these numbers change daily). I get about 0.0007 or about 0.07% of the population of fully vaccinated people. The Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are about 95% effective. That would suggest that as much as 5% of the population might experience a breakthrough case of the disease. Some of these cases have occurred during the 2 week period after full vaccination before full effectiveness is achieved. Some of these cases occur with older people with 2 or more co-morbidities; in other words, people with compromised immune systems. There will be a few flukes within the breakthrough cases

I was just looking at gross numbers and did not look at adverse effect of the vaccines that are being reported. Some of this might be embedded in the gross breakthrough case numbers.

Many have come to expect that we will be protected from everything with no risks. We need to live our lives without all the hysteria and misinformation coming out Washington, D.C. and other places.
Posted by: JohnQC || 07/31/2021 9:16 Comments || Top||

#5  /\ We need to live our lives without all the hysteria and misinformation coming out Washington, D.C. and other places.

Absolutely spot on, but how can the devious, elitist, betraying foks in Washington survive and continue their mischief without the cover of endless wars, "hysteria and misinformation?"

Posted by: Besoeker || 07/31/2021 9:20 Comments || Top||

#6  Remember, their 'misinformation' is approved by the Party organs and media distribution systems.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/31/2021 10:05 Comments || Top||

#7  /\ Yes, and obviously internally published and distributed. Little effort is employed to rephrase the talking points. They are simply parroted verbatim.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/31/2021 10:08 Comments || Top||

#8  COVID-19 sounds so clinical. Let's just call it "Fauci's Disease".
Posted by: Matt || 07/31/2021 11:24 Comments || Top||

#9  Thanks JohnQC, good additional data.

Totally agree with the part of the comment on too much hype and politics being applied to this problem.

It has by hook or by crook design generated a Massive Negative or at the least a very suspicious distrustful group for anything the Politicians purpose or demand.
Posted by: NN2N1 || 07/31/2021 16:49 Comments || Top||

#10  COVID-19 sounds so clinical. Let's just call it "Fauci's Disease".

I would call this a Snark of the Day but its an excellent idea - no snark.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 07/31/2021 16:59 Comments || Top||

-Land of the Free
Oregon court rejects gun control group's challenge to Second Amendment sanctuary rule
[FoxNews] An Oregon county judge has dismissed a case challenging the validity of two gun rights measures passed by local voters in recent years in a move that Second Amendment advocates are hailing as a "victory with national implications."

The Columbia County Board of Commissioners had hoped for a court to review the Second Amendment Sanctuary Ordinance and Second Amendment Preservation Ordinance – which prohibit county enforcement of most state and federal gun control measures, according to the Columbia County Spotlight. The newspaper says the Oregon attorney general and lawyers from Everytown for Gun Safety entered their own filings in court opposing the two ordinances, arguing they violated state and federal laws.

"While a governing body may seek review of an ordinance... judicial examination still requires a justiciable controversy," Judge Ted Grove wrote in his ruling issued Thursday.

“Petitioners have not demonstrated such a controversy," he added, noting that instead they "seek what amounts to an advisory opinion designed to invalidate their own newly passed ordinance."

The Oregon Firearms Federation applauded the case’s dismissal, saying in a statement that "the Columbia County Court shot down ‘Everytown For Gun Safety’, Mike Bloomberg’s New York Lawyers, and the usual gaggle of state worshippers and upheld the County’s 2nd Amendment Sanctuary ordinance, an ordinance the county commissioners hoped to torpedo."

"This is a victory with national implications and a repudiation to the politics of division that Bloomberg and the gun grabbers are so famous for," the gun rights group added.

The Second Amendment Sanctuary Ordinance, in its language, says "while within Columbia County, this Ordinance preserves the right of any person to keep and bear arms as originally understood; in self-defense and preservation, and in defense of one's community and country, and to freely manufacture, transfer, sell and buy firearms, firearm accessories and ammunition, which are designed primarily for the same purposes and protects ancillary rights that are closely related to the right to keep and bear arms protected by the Second Amendment."

Sarah Hansen, an attorney for the county, told the Columbia County Spotlight that "I strongly disagree with Judge Grove's decision that there is no justiciable controversy in this case and his dismissal of the petition for validation," but added that she is unsure if the county will appeal the decision.
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/31/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336104 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Make that state level preemption of local illegal immigrant sanctuary or hands off muh ANTIFART / BLM and watch them squirm.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 07/31/2021 9:44 Comments || Top||

Caucasus/Russia/Central Asia
Russian shipbuilders to lay down six more keels next week
[TASS] The shipyards of Russia’s United Shipbuilding Corporation will lay down six warships and submarines on August 9-10, a source in the domestic shipbuilding industry told TASS on Friday.

"As of now, there is no exact date but there are plans to lay down two Project 955A Borei-A-class strategic nuclear-powered missile-carrying underwater cruisers, two Project 20380 corvettes and two Project 636.3 submarines," the source said, adding that the launch of the warships’ construction was previously planned to take place on the eve of Russia’s Victory Day on May 9.

Two strategic nuclear-powered submarines will be laid down at the Sevmash Shipyard in Russia’s northwest, two corvettes at the Amur Shipbuilding Plant in the Russian Far East and two Varshavyanka-class conventional subs at the Admiralty Shipyard in St. Petersburg, the source specified.

The Sevmash Shipyard will lay the keel of the strategic nuclear-powered underwater cruisers Dmitry Donskoi and Knyaz Potyomkin, the Admiralty Shipyard will lay down the submarines Mozhaisk and Yakutsk (the fifth and sixth subs in a series of six Project 636.3 diesel-electric submarines for the Russian Pacific Fleet) while the corvettes that will be laid down at the Amur Shipbuilding Plant have been named the Grozny and Buiniy, he said.
Posted by: badanov || 07/31/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336087 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Just some numbers:

Borei class SSBN: First of class laid down '96, launched 2008. Entered service 2013. Elapsed time 17 years. Five boats completed to date. For reference, it took them six years to crank out the latest one, Knyaz Oleg.

Projekt 20380 Stergushiy class corvette: Construction started in 2001, took 7 years to complete the first ship. Since then they have completed 6 more.

Projekt 636.3 Kilo class SS: A Cold War holdover, though a good one. 34 built -for the Russians, 46 more for the rest of the world - since 1980, an average of 0.80 boats per year.

All of this is warmed-over Cold War technology.
Keep an eye on the yards, but don't worry.

Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 07/31/2021 7:40 Comments || Top||

#2  Thanks, Mike
Posted by: Frank G || 07/31/2021 8:17 Comments || Top||

#3  All of this is warmed-over Cold War technology.

Boats float.
Sensors and missiles have come a long way since then.
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/31/2021 18:25 Comments || Top||

#4  I remember that the Russians actually have a word for firms deliberately delaying military projects so they can keep getting their monthly paycheck. The payola stops when the ship is launched which is bad! How corrupt does it get when they invent a word?!?
Posted by: magpie || 07/31/2021 20:10 Comments || Top||

#5  ^-- do you think that doesn't happen in the U.S. as well>
Posted by: CrazyFool || 07/31/2021 20:11 Comments || Top||

Explosion at Russian chemical plant kills one person and severely injures others who fled 'while pulling off their clothes because they were burning alive'
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news] The incident was reportedly at a secret section of Kamensky chemical plant which undertakes work for the Russian defence industry.

The plant announced that there was a fire at 8pm local time on Thursday evening. It had not been disclosed until today.

Residents in Kamensk-Shakhtinsky, Rostov region said there was an unpleasant chemical smell in the air.
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/31/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336077 views] Top|| File under:

U.S. Securities And Exchange Commission Has Stopped Processing Initial Public Offering Registrations Of Chinese Companies
Posted by: Fred || 07/31/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336081 views] Top|| File under: Commies

#1  It is about time. No more American capital funding CCP IPOs
Posted by: Croque Fliting8030 || 07/31/2021 10:15 Comments || Top||

Down Under
Martial Law: Australia Deploys Military To Enforce Covid Lockdowns…
Thankfully, control measures such as this would never be contemplated by Washington.

[sarc tag added of course]
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/31/2021 06:28 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336083 views] Top|| File under:

#1  ..you missed the /sarc on that, right?
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/31/2021 8:01 Comments || Top||

#2  50% of Republicans.....
Posted by: Xyz || 07/31/2021 9:08 Comments || Top||

#3  ...not counting independents?
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/31/2021 10:05 Comments || Top||

The Grand Turk
Wildfires kill 4 in southern Turkey
Posted by: Fred || 07/31/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336088 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte

Government Corruption
Walmart, largest US employer, orders staff to vaccinate
[Aljazeera] Walmart Inc., the largest private employer in the U.S., is requiring its headquarters and regional staff to be vaccinated by Oct. 4, joining Google in instituting a policy that may set a standard for corporate America as the highly contagious delta variant continues to spread.

The mandate covers all campus staff as well as market, regional and divisional employees who work in multiple facilities, Chief Executive Officer Doug McMillon said in a memo Friday. A spokesman couldn’t immediately say how many of the retailer’s 1.5 million-person U.S. workforce will be affected. Walmart separately told its frontline store and warehouse associates Friday to don masks again, and doubled the cash incentive it’s providing for employees to get vaccinated to $150.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/31/2021 03:26 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336102 views] Top|| File under:

#1  If Walmart is the largest USA employer, what does it tells us about USA economy?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/31/2021 4:01 Comments || Top||

#2  /\ It tells us a great deal, when one stops to realize that the bulk of Walmart's products are manufactured in China.

If you believe Walmart, Depot, Lowe's, and the US Gov't have surrendered to Chinese hegemony, you may be correct.

Posted by: Besoeker || 07/31/2021 4:03 Comments || Top||

#3  If Walmart goes back to requiring masks, I'll go elsewhere. I for one am tired of this mask tyranny, especially since no one has made a convincing argument that the masks do any damn good for preventing virus transmission.
Posted by: JohnQC || 07/31/2021 13:21 Comments || Top||

#4  no one has made a convincing argument that the masks do any damn good for preventing virus transmission.

Here you are me hearty: Still Confused About Masks? Here’s the Science Behind
How Face Masks Prevent Coronavirus
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/31/2021 14:18 Comments || Top||


I am sure we could predict Lawsuits based on religious grounds and etc....

If Wally World wants to truly incentivize its staff/workers, while also telling them how safe it is?

Provide EACH Staff member or Employee with a $10 million Top Tier Level Medical Insurance policy and a 2/3's income Long Term Disability Income policy payable up to age 75 at not cost. With the payment funds held in a Trust for 10 years. Plus a $1 Million Death benefit for family.

With this backup coverage starting and paid, ONLY IF there is a vaccine related adverse medical condition caused or discovered in the next 10 years.
Posted by: NN2N1 || 07/31/2021 16:37 Comments || Top||

#6  Imagine how much you could stick Walmart for, if your lawyer can "prove" you got infected there>
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/31/2021 18:20 Comments || Top||

#7  If they want free college, get a shot.

Walmart to Pay 100% of College Tuition and Books for Associates
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/31/2021 18:20 Comments || Top||

#8  Walmart looks for Government support. They are losing customers at a dramatic rate. Big proponents of coin shortage to do away with cashiers. Chip cards a dramatic failure. Hacking worldwide at this time. People hacked 3-4 times. 150 bank customers in one day hacked and they were not the worst ones hit. I am happy to say go woke go broke. Demands to wear masks upon entry, men walk away. Men are quitting Walmart big time. The masks are a cruel joke. False sense of security. Black mold of India and Brazil destroys tissues upon entry. Eyes, ears, nose and mouth. We will have eight years of this propaganda. No, I distrust these prophets of doom. Since when do you believe governments, politicians, media and now medical. They have cheapened their coinage. No, I take a different path. I am happy to say many others are doing the same. Each day that goes by I am proven correct. Stay in your boxes. Wear your masks at home and when you dare to venture out. Get your shots.live in fear. The fear and isolation will dramatically weaken your immune system. I work around many people all day. i hadn't seen a Doctor friend in weeks and then I saw him. I said I was afraid you had the Covid. No, but I have seen many in my practice. Me as well was my reply. I see people with many medical problems shingles, abscess teeth,overdoses, and so on. Fear, I don't live in stinking fear. I have seen this many times. People have eyes and yet they do not see. They have ears and yet they do not hear and a brain and yet they do not comprehend what they have seen or heard.
Posted by: Dale || 07/31/2021 19:36 Comments || Top||

#9  PS,Private companies can be sued. They are not exempt.
Posted by: Dale || 07/31/2021 19:41 Comments || Top||

#10  • What Can you Do When Your Employer Mandates a Vaccine.
Summary of this section:
• I would never take an experimental drug to keep a job. If you don’t own the right to
your own body then you are a slave. Acceding to such demands are never ending.
Next you will be forced to do something else to even eat.
• Get others at work involved. You cannot take back your world solo. (See Highland
Hospital Nurses in Rochester, NY and Methodist hospital nurses in Texas.)
• Copy the Code of federal regulations and highlight the sections below, as well as the
Nuremburg Principles.
• Seek out competent legal assistance if necessary.
• Get your local and state legislators involved.
• A form for your employer is below. This is courtesy of Dr. Simone Gold at America’s
Frontline Doctors. I am proud to be an AFLDS member in the fight for our freedom.
Consider donating to the cause at www.AFLDS.org where you will find a wealth of legal
Your doctor cannot solve your problem. No one can write a little note to secure your liberty. It
is time for everyone to show up, man up, and speak up. . BUT it is illegal under the Code of
Federal Regulations to force or coerce anyone into an experiment. These vaccines for COVID--
which are not vaccines but “VBGTs”--viral based genetic treatments, (as defined by the FDA) are
unapproved genetic novel agents that have never been used in humans before. If you take this
treatment you are technically in Phase IV of the FDA trials run by the pharmaceutical

Per the Code of Federal Regulations Title 21:
Sections 50-57
Except as provided in §§ 50.23 and 50.24,
no investigator may involve a human being
as a subject in research covered by these
regulations unless the investigator has
obtained the legally effective informed
consent of the subject or the subject's
legally authorized representative. An
investigator shall seek such consent only
under circumstances that provide the
prospective subject or the representative
sufficient opportunity to consider whether
or not to participate and that minimize
the possibility of coercion or undue influence. The information that is given
to the subject or the representative shall be in language understandable to
the subject or the representative. No informed consent, whether oral or
written, may include any exculpatory language through which the subject or
the representative is made to waive or appear to waive any of the subject's
legal rights, or releases or appears to release the investigator, the
sponsor, the institution, or its agents from liability for negligence.
There is no available satisfactory alternative therapeutic or preventive
treatment in relation to the intended use of the investigational new drug
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#11  Sec. 50.25 Elements of informed consent.
(a) Basic elements of informed consent. In seeking informed consent, the
following information shall be provided to each subject:
(1) A statement that the study involves research, an explanation of the
purposes of the research and the expected duration of the subject's
participation, a description of the procedures to be followed, and
identification of any procedures which are experimental.
(2) A description of any reasonably foreseeable risks or discomforts to
the subject.
(3) A description of any benefits to the subject or to others which may
reasonably be expected from the research.
(4) A disclosure of appropriate alternative procedures or courses of
treatment, if any, that might be advantageous to the subject.
(5) A statement describing the extent, if any, to which confidentiality of
records identifying the subject will be maintained and that notes the
possibility that the Food and Drug Administration may inspect the records.
(6) For research involving more than minimal risk, an explanation as to
whether any compensation and an explanation as to whether any medical
treatments are available if injury occurs and, if so, what they consist
of, or where further information may be obtained.
(7) An explanation of whom to contact for answers to pertinent questions
about the research and research subjects' rights, and whom to contact in
the event of a research-related injury to the subject.
(8) A statement that participation is voluntary, that refusal to
participate will involve no penalty or loss of benefits to which the
subject is otherwise entitled, and that the subject may discontinue
participation at any time without penalty or loss of benefits to which the
subject is otherwise entitled.
(b) Additional elements of informed consent. When appropriate, one or more
of the following elements of information shall also be provided to each
(1) A statement that the particular treatment or procedure may involve
risks to the subject (or to the embryo or fetus, if the subject is or may
become pregnant) which are currently unforeseeable.
(1) A written consent document that embodies the elements of informed
consent required by § 50.25. This form may be read to the subject or the
subject's legally authorized representative, but, in any event, the
investigator shall give either the subject or the representative adequate
opportunity to read it before it is signed.
The full document can be read here:
The Nuremberg Code of Medical Ethics ---- NEXT
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#12  The Nuremberg Code of Medical Ethics
The Nuremberg Code was written in haste by our American Harvard trained physicians in
order to prosecute the Nazi doctors. Keep in mind, we violated these principles before,
during, and after the war. These are ethical principles and are not law. But in spite of our
own sometime medical hypocrisy these principles are commensurate with the true
Hippocratic Oath which is to only act in the interest of the patient, to sanctify life, to do no
harm, to be honest in all dealings and avoid “mischief”, and to keep private the information
given to you as a physician by the patient.
A Concise Summary of the 10 Elements of the Nuremberg Code
1. Voluntary consent of the human to be experimented upon is
2. The results of any experiment must be for the greater good of
3. Human experiments should be based on previous animal
4. Experiments should be conducted by avoiding physical/mental
suffering and injury.
5. No experiments should be conducted if it is believed to cause
6. The risks should never exceed the benefits.
7. Adequate facilities should be used to protect subjects.
8. Experiments should be conducted only by qualified scientists.
9. Subjects should be able to end their participation at any time.
10. The scientist in charge must be prepared to terminate the
experiment when injury, disability, or death is likely to occur.
The above is a summary provided at Lew Rockwell’s site:
This Form to Employer is courtesy of America’s Frontline Doctors. Further info at:
https://www.americasfrontlinedoctors.org NEXT
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#13  NOTE TO EMPLOYER: As your employee, I am requesting that you review this document,
provide the requisite information, and sign the form, in regards to your requirement that
employees get a Covid- 19 emergency use authorization (EUA) investigational vaccine.
1) If I agree to receive an EUA Covid-19 injection, does my employee health insurance plan
provide complete coverage should I experience an adverse event, or even death?
2) As an employee, does my life insurance policy provide any coverage in the event that I die
from receiving an EUA Covid-19 injection?
3) As an employee, will you be providing Workers’ Compensation, disability insurance, or
other resources if I have an adverse event to an EUA Covid-19 injection and am unable to come
to work for days, weeks, or months, or if I am disabled for life?
4) The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requires that EUA vaccine recipients be provided
with certain vaccine-specific information to help them make an informed decision about
8 The EUA fact sheets that must be provided are specific to each authorized Covid19 injection and are developed by the manufacturers of the injections (Pfizer/BioNTech,
Moderna, Oxford/AstraZeneca, and the Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Janssen). The fact sheets
must provide the most current and up-to-date information the injections, and vaccine
recipients must also receive information about adverse events. Have you read, understood, and
provided me (and all other employees) with these fact sheets and with current information on
adverse events so that I/we can make an educated decision?
5) Have you reviewed the available databases of material adverse events reported to date for
people who have received Covid-19 injections?9,10,11,12 Potential and reported adverse events
include death, anaphylaxis, neurological disorders, autoimmune disorders, other long-term
chronic diseases, blindness and deafness, infertility, fetal damage, miscarriage, and stillbirth.
6) The FDA’s guidance13 on emergency use authorization of medical products requires the FDA
to “ensure that recipients are informed to the extent practicable given the applicable
circumstances... [t]hat they have the opon to accept or refuse the EUA product....” Are you
aware of this statement? Have you informed all employees that they have the opon to refuse?
7) With respect to the emergency use of an unapproved product, the Federal Food, Drug and
Cosmetic Act, Title 21 U.S.C. 360bbb-3(e)(1)(A)(ii)(I-III)14 reiterates that individuals be informed
of “the opon to accept or refuse administration of the product, [and] of the consequences, if
any, of refusing administration of the product, and of the alternatives to the product that are
available and of their benefits and risks.” If EUA Covid-19 investigational vaccines are ever
approved by the FDA, state legislation would be required to allow companies to mandate the
Covid-19 injections. Are you aware of these facts?
8) EUA products are unapproved, unlicensed, and experimental. Under the Nuremberg Code—
the foundation of ethical medicine—no one may be coerced to participate in a medical
experiment. The individual’s consent is absolutely essential. No court has ever upheld a
mandate for an EUA vaccine. In Doe #1 v. Rumsfeld, 297 F. Supp. 2d 119 (2003)15, a federal
court held that the U.S. military could not mandate EUA vaccines for soldiers: “...[T]he United
States cannot demand that members of the armed forces also serve as guinea pigs for
experimental drugs” (Id. at 135). Are you aware of this?
9) The United States Code of Federal Regulations16 and the FDA require the informed consent of
human subjects for medical research. The EUA Covid-19 injections are unapproved, unlicensed,
investigational vaccines that are still in their experimental stage. It is unlawful to conduct
medical research on a human being, even in the event of an emergency, unless steps are taken
to secure the informed consent of all participants. Are you aware of this?
10) According to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Guidelines17 and the FTC’s “Truth In
Advertising,”18 promotional material—and especially material involving health-related
products—cannot mislead consumers, omit important information, or express claims. All of this
falls under the rubric of “deceptive advertising” (whereby a company is providing or endorsing
a product), whether presented in the form of an ad, on a website, through email, on a poster,
or in the mail. For example, statements such as “all employees are required to get the Covid-19
vaccine to make the workspace safe” or “it’s safe and effective” leave out critical information.
Critical information includes the facts that Covid-19 injections are unapproved EUA vaccines
that “may” or “may not” prevent Covid, won’t necessarily make the workspace safer, and could
in fact cause harm. Not providing links or attachments of the manufacturers’ fact sheets and
current information on adverse events is omitting safety information. Are you aware of this?
11) Since the Covid lockdowns began over one year ago, there have been over 178 reported
breaches of unsecured protected health information (PHI), incidents investigated by the Office
for Civil Rights (OCR). These breaches exposed millions of people’s personal health information.
Although many of these incidents were attributed to hacking, some of the breaches to PHI fell
directly under the 1996 Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), such as
sharing a patient’s or person’s information with an unauthorized individual or incorrectly
handling PHI.19 Can you please explain your obligations to me, under HIPAA law, and how you
are going to protect my personal information - both with respect to your requirement that I
receive this injection?
12) Whereas pharmaceutical companies that manufacture EUA vaccines have been protected
from liability related to injuries or deaths caused by experimental agents since the PREP Act1
was enacted in 2005, companies and all other institutions or individuals who mandate
experimental vaccines on any human being are not protected from liability. Are you aware
that you do not enjoy such liability protection?
13) Are you aware that employees could lodge a civil suit against you should they suffer an
adverse event, death, or termination from their place of employment?
As the legally authorized officer of the employer/company, I have read all of the above
information, have provided my employees with all of the information that the FDA requires be
provided to recipients of the Covid-19 injections, and do hereby agree to assume 100% financial
responsibility for covering any and all expenses from adverse events, including death, through
insurance coverage or directly. In addition, I affirm that the employee will not be subjected to
the loss of their job should they decline to receive a Covid-19 injection.
_______________________________________________ Authorized officer of company requiring injection
_______________________________________________ Employee
_______________________________________________ Witness
________________________________ ____________ Company Date
________________________________ ____________ Employee Date
________________________________ ____________ Witness Date
1. Congressional Research Service. The PREP Act and COVID-19: Limiting Liability for Medical Countermeasures. Updated
Mar. 19, 2021. hJps://crsreports.congress.gov/product/pdf/LSB/LSB10443.
2. Del Bigtree interviews 3 medical professionals incapacitated by Covid injections. The Highwire, Apr. 29, 2021.
3. America’s Frontline Doctors. Vaccines & the law. hJps://www.americasfrontlinedoctors.org/legal/vaccines-the-law.
4. Layton, Catharine. Forced to get the COVID vaccine? ICAN may be able to help. The Defender, Jan. 29, 2021.
hJps://childrenshealthdefense.org /defender/forced-to-get-covid-vaccine-ican-may-be-able-to-help/ .
5. hJps://uscfc.uscourts.gov/sites/default/,les/Vaccine%20AJorneys.pdf.
6. The Solari Report. Family Financial Disclosure Form for Covid-19 injections. Mar. 1, 2021.
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#14  7. The Solari Report. Form for Students Attending Colleges or Universities Requiring Covid-19 Injections. May 3, 2021.
8. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. COVID-19 Vaccine Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) Fact Sheets for
Recipients and Caregivers. hJps://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/covid-19/eua/index.html.
9. UK Medical Freedom Alliance. COVID-19 Vaccine Info. hJps://www.ukmedfreedom.org/resources/covid-19-vaccineinfo.
10. Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System. hJps://vaers.hhs.gov.
11. CDC WONDER. About the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS). hJps://wonder.cdc.gov/vaers.html.
12. National Vaccine Informaon Center. Search the U.S. Government’s VAERS Data. hJps://www.medalerts.org/.
13. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Emergency Use Authorization of Medical Products and Related
Authorities: Guidance for Industry and Other Stakeholders. January 2017.
14. 21 U.S. Code § 360bbb–3 - Authorization for medical products for use in emergencies.
15. Doe #1 v. Rumsfeld, 297 F. Supp. 2d 119 (2003). hJps://www.courtlistener.com/opinion/2326816/doe-v-rumsfeld/.
16. hJps://www.govregs.com/regulations/expand/tle21_chapterI_part50_subpartB_secon50.24#regulaon_2 .
17. Federal Trade Commission. Advertising FAQ’s: A Guide for Small Business.
18. Federal Trade Commission. Truth in Advertising. hJps://www.Yc.gov/news-events/media-resources/truth-adversing.
19. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Office for Civil Rights. Breach Portal: Notice to the Secretary of HHS
Breach of
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#15  Above provided For Posters - Commenters' Library - Citizens - Legal Alien Residents in the United States of America.

Based upon the 1st Amendment to the U.S. Constitution My Advise is
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#16  Information security expert reveals Pfizer COVID jab contracts: ‘There’s good reason Pfizer fought to hide the details’
The revealed contract of COVID jab manufacturer Pfizer, was described as being 'worse than it seems.'
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#17  Validated Medical Report Published by The United States Government

Role of ivermectin in the prevention of SARS-CoV-2 infection among healthcare workers in India: A matched case-control study
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#18  Here’s the data on COVID ‘breakthrough infections’ the CDC (THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT) didn’t want you to see
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#19  Omeack Hapsburg6252 screw off. These people here are scary well read. Copy paste back at your twitter doll site.
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'Special counsel' empowered to hire investigators for Wisconsin 2020 election review
[Washington Examiner] A "special counsel" has been appointed the power to expand a GOP-backed investigation into the 2020 election in Wisconsin.

That's the label Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos gave to former state Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman, who was granted the authority to hire full-time investigators for a "top-to-bottom investigation."

Roughly two months ago, Vos hired retired police officers for the task, along with Gableman, to oversee the effort at a tab of $11,000 in taxpayer money each month, but the speaker told the Associated Press on Friday the ex-law enforcement officials quit earlier this month.

"After talking with our original investigative team, we realize that the part-time nature of these contracts is less time than is needed to complete the investigation," the Republican said in a statement. "Justice Gableman will have the resources and ability to determine the need for any future adjustments."
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Indian state of Assam issues travel advisory after deadly border clash
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] The Indian state of Assam has advised its residents to avoid travelling to neighboring Mizoram after six coppers were rubbed out in a rare border clash between the two regions.

India’s northeast has been a hotbed of ethnic tensions since independence in 1947 and borders between its seven states are not clearly defined.

Assam and Mizoram have been wrangling over their frontier for decades, but tensions erupted on Monday with six police rubbed out and more than 60 injured.

"Given the critical situation, the people of Assam are advised not to travel to Mizoram," the travel advisory issued on Thursday said.

It recommended those already there "exercise utmost caution" and said "many civilians are heavily armed with automatic weapons."

India has longstanding border disputes with China and Pakistain but the clash between two of its own states has been an embarrassment for the central government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Both states have blamed each other for the violence.

K. Vanlalvena, a Mizoram politician in India’s upper house, stoked tensions on Wednesday when he was quoted by media as saying his state was ready for more violence.

"More than 200 coppers entered our territory and they pushed back our coppers from our own posts and they gave firing orders first, before we fired," Vanlalvena reportedly said.

"They are lucky that we didn’t kill them all. If they come again, we shall kill them all."

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#1  "many civilians are heavily armed with automatic weapons."

If an armed society is a polite society, then a society armed with automatic weapons would be automatically polite, right?
Posted by: SteveS || 07/31/2021 22:07 Comments || Top||

#2  Avoid all travel to Mizoram,
lest your ass gets blown to ham
It's a hotbed of tensions,
and dishonorable mentions,
And it's been that way pretty much since day one. They're jerks. Just don't go there.

Sorry. A bit of Simone Biles on that last line.
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Wildfires torch public and private lands across north Lebanon
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#1  Did the onshore wind shift North?
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