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-Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
Vid: ‘Sudden drop' in post-election cases explained by timely change to virus guidelines


Sky News host Rowan Dean says he always predicted once Joe Biden was safely ensconced in the White House the US would see a "sudden drop" in the pandemic panic.

CNN took away covid death tally from their website after Joe bidden became president.
Posted by: Woodrow || 02/07/2021 01:58 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6562 views] Top|| File under: Tin Hat Dictators, Presidents for Life, & Kleptocrats

#1  A few weeks ago I post that Wuhan Flu Season #2 Mortality Rate numbers had peaked in the USA on or about Dec. 12th, 2020. The CDC has since updated its data to show Dec. 26th, 2020 now.

12/26/2020 Week ending date in which the death occurred .

All Deaths involving COVID-19 ----> 20,902

Deaths from All Causes 75,570

Deaths involving COVID-19 and Pneumonia 10,345

All Deaths involving Influenza JUST 25?

It seems the C-19 is a cure for Death by Flu.
Given 2017-2018 FLU season deaths ran over 80,000 and the average is about 45,000 per season.


To me the data shows the Wuhan Flu following a typical Flu Season cycle. Oct/Nov to April/May. Season #1 peaked April 18th, 2020. Season #2 seems so far to have peaked in December 26th, 2020.

I feel the early Peak is a mixture of now knowing some REAL FACTS vs. the CDC/MEDIA/POLITICALLY driven PANIC of Season #1, plus better sanitary practices and Herd Immunity. The VAX could not have played a Major role as it was just starting to roll out on Dec. 20th, 2020 and the immunization effect takes a few days to be active.
Posted by: NN2N1 || 02/07/2021 5:12 Comments || Top||

#2  Yes, the cases are trending lower, but the deaths are not.

64,905 deaths since Biden's inauguration (thru Feb 7)

122,620 since Jan 1.

Put that in your pipe, media slugs, and smoke it.
Posted by: Bobby || 02/07/2021 7:55 Comments || Top||

#3  Wall Street already pricing in an opening of the US ecomomy this summer "because vaccine."
Posted by: M. Murcek || 02/07/2021 8:01 Comments || Top||

#4  From mRNA shots alone this week: Sources in other mainstream news sources

Posted by: Black Charlie Grundy2111 || 02/07/2021 10:35 Comments || Top||

#5  could some of those so called covid deaths be from the flu?
the criteria used for attributing deaths to covid were notoriously lax; cases involving murders and auto accidents were included. also deaths from typical covid causes like pneumonia were attributed to covid even without any testing.
this was in part because hospitals received monetary support for reporting covid deaths, but not for reporting flu deaths.
Its too bad that we can no longer believe anything we are told but do not see with our own eyes.
Posted by: daniel || 02/07/2021 10:48 Comments || Top||

#6  the immunization effect takes a few days to be active.

I’m seeing the claim that the immunization effect of the first jab is something like 60%, and three weeks after the second jab it reaches the full 95%. Do I understand correctly?

60% effect is still going to lower infection rates and severity of infection for those who do catch it
Posted by: trailing wife || 02/07/2021 11:36 Comments || Top||

#7  They want the vaccinated to continue wearing masks. How much confidence does that inspire?
Posted by: Angstrom || 02/07/2021 12:26 Comments || Top||

#8  So how long in time will the vaccine be effective ?
Think that is the question.
Posted by: crazyhorse || 02/07/2021 21:03 Comments || Top||

#9  Forgotten upon a credenza
Amidst the frenetic cadenza,
One photo -- no name --
In a nondescript frame
Of our toothless old foe, influenza.
Posted by: Injun Platypus7297 || 02/07/2021 22:13 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Politix
Democratic Congressman retracts claim Israel ‘burning down Palestinian villages’
[IsraelTimes] A Democratic Congressman accused Israel of "burning down Paleostinian villages" on Friday, later walking back that comment and indicating that he was "referring to Israeli settlers who have burned Paleostinian orchards" and the Israeli military "which has demolished or bulldozed [Palestninian] villages."

Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) asserted in an interview on Friday with MSNBC that US President Joe Foreign Policy Whiz Kid Biden
...Candidate for president in 2020. Old, boring, a plagiarist, fond of hair sniffing and grabbing the protruding parts of women, and not whatcha call brilliant...
would "radically reset" American ties with Israel and hold the latter more to account for its human rights
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Posted by: trailing wife || 02/07/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6967 views] Top|| File under:

#1  So do his chi com masters hate Israel too?
Posted by: Woodrow || 02/07/2021 0:54 Comments || Top||

#2  Israel ‘burning down Palestinian villages’

Beautiful dreamer.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 02/07/2021 1:40 Comments || Top||

#3  He should lose his committee assignments...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 02/07/2021 8:23 Comments || Top||

#4  Conservapedia: Ro Khanna is the Democratic party representative from California's 17th Congressional District in the U.S. House. Khanna was elected to the office 2016. California's 17th Congressional District is located in Silicon Valley. Khanna, the quintessential Marxist elite technocrat, was endorsed by the far-left Justice Democrats. Khanna is a former U.S. Department of Commerce Deputy Secretary.
Posted by: b || 02/07/2021 9:31 Comments || Top||

#5  So do his chi com masters hate Israel too?

They trade with Israel and buy Israeli companies as often as permitted, Woodrow — I think it was President Trump who insisted Israel back out of a deal to let China manage the Haifa docks, and there were not long ago discussions about China building a highway connecting the docks to [possibly Jordan and Egypt?] and making Israel the shipping hub for the Middle East. Some Chinese, like some South Koreans, study the Talmud to absorb whatever ineffable thing it is that makes Jews so successful.

On the other hand, after an ancient, forgotten community of Chinese Jews was rediscovered by the outside world a few years ago, the Chinese government first publicized them — presumably to generate tourist income — but now are persecuting them, possibly following the pattern of persecuting anything outside the State that put the Falun Gong and the Uighurs in the target zone. But there is no Jew hate as such.
Posted by: trailing wife || 02/07/2021 20:00 Comments || Top||


Government
Were You Wondering Where All Those Illegals At The Border Were Going To End Up
[Breitbart via Lucianne] U.S. President Joe Biden signed an executive order Thursday that denies state and local governments any authority to reject the drop-off of refugees into their towns and communities.

In essence, former President Donald Trump’s policy (Executive Order 13888 of September 2019) gave state and local governments a say in whether they have the capacity to provide refugees a pathway to become self-sufficient and successfully integrate into American society.
Posted by: Mercutio || 02/07/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6901 views] Top|| File under:

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Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 02/07/2021 2:31 Comments || Top||

#2  Unobserved. In late 2020 perhaps the largest shipments of drugs ever captured occurred in Paraguay. It was said to have had a value of $500 million. Drugs were packed in charcoal and were being shipped, hold on, to Israel.
Posted by: b || 02/07/2021 9:36 Comments || Top||

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Posted by: Black Charlie Grundy2111 || 02/07/2021 10:25 Comments || Top||

#4  Democrats are not Americans. They are third world dictator wanna be's.
Posted by: Blackbeard Barnsmell6454 || 02/07/2021 18:38 Comments || Top||



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  LeM chief arrested in Jammu; major terror strike foiled
Sat 2021-02-06
  U.N. Report Says Qaida's Leader in Yemen under Arrest
Fri 2021-02-05
  Border Patrol Agents Arrest 11 Iranians in Arizona Who Illegally Entered US
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  IS Attack Kills 19 in Hama
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