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2021-11-28 -Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
How did 10% of passengers to Holland from South Africa arrive with Covid when they all had NEGATIVE tests? Alarm as suspected cases of Omicron are reported in Germany, Australia and Czech Republic alongside confirmed UK and Belgium cases
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Posted by Skidmark 2021-11-28 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [241 views ]  Top

#1 Useful details about the Omicron variant are rare in the media, just the usual hype and we'reallgoingtodie stuff.
Here's a recent link with some of the science associated with Omicron.
From it:
We are particularly interested in mutations that could do any of the following:
[1] Increase transmissibility;
[2] Escape our vaccines or infection-induced immunity; and/or
[3] Increase severity (hospitalization or death).

IMNSHO, only [3] matters. [2] omits natural immunity -- illustrated by people neither vaccinated nor previously infected by COVID who stubbornly refused to catch it.
The author of this piece implied travel bans are completely useless. This makes zero sense to me.

Posted by Bubba Lover of the Faeries8843 2021-11-28 01:02||   2021-11-28 01:02|| Front Page Top

#2 Americans panic over Omicron Saturday 11/27/2021

Posted by M. Murcek 2021-11-28 01:07||   2021-11-28 01:07|| Front Page Top

#3 Another article which might be of interest.
Most useful point in this article is "There have been a series of variants that have caused initial alarm, only to prove largely unimportant in the course of the pandemic."
That statement will most likely never appear in the MSM about Omicron or any other variant.
Posted by Bubba Lover of the Faeries8843 2021-11-28 01:08||   2021-11-28 01:08|| Front Page Top

#4 Closing lines of this story from ZH today:

It has been pointed out that “Omicron” is an anagram of “moronic”.

One wonders if that’s deliberate and they’re making fun of us.
Posted by M. Murcek 2021-11-28 01:33||   2021-11-28 01:33|| Front Page Top

#5 ^^^^
Good Find....
And by extrapolation other twists to the story emerged.....

moronic adjective
Synonyms & Antonyms of moronic
as in stupid, dumb
Synonyms & Near Synonyms for moronic
dumb, idiotic (also idiotical), stupid
brash, graceless, ill-advised, imprudent, inadvisable, indelicate, indiscreet, injudicious, tactless, undiplomatic, unwise heedless, inconsiderate, mindless, thoughtless
ill-mannered, improper, inappropriate, indecorous, unbecoming, uncivil, unseemly foolish, harebrained, nonsensical, preposterous, senseless, silly
Antonyms & Near Antonyms for moronic
advisable, discreet, judicious, prudent, tactful, wise intelligent, logical, rational, sensible, smart, sound appropriate, becoming, civil, decorous, proper, seemly sage, sane, sapient

Moron is a term once used in psychology and psychiatry to denote mild intellectual disability. The term was closely tied with the American eugenics movement. Once the term became popularized, it fell out of use by the psychological community, as it was used more commonly as an insult than as a psychological term. It is similar to imbecile and idiot.

Posted by Spaigum Grundy6582 2021-11-28 01:51||   2021-11-28 01:51|| Front Page Top

#6 And I ask you where is our leadership in all this, Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, Nancy Pelosi...?

Reread the above posting, the answer will emerge.
Posted by Spaigum Grundy6582 2021-11-28 01:54||   2021-11-28 01:54|| Front Page Top

#7 So these ludicrous assholes decided to skip the Greek letters Nu (too risqué for francophones, je pense) and Xi (for obvious reasons).

Here's an anagram fer ye:

We Are Ruled By Sick, Full-of-Shit Morons
= Holy Omicron's Bared: Reeks Wu Flu
Posted by Merrick Ferret 2021-11-28 07:44||   2021-11-28 07:44|| Front Page Top


Does it sound like $$$$$ money changed hands along the way? Or is Spreading into the EU and UK also part of the Goal?

I guess they never heard of SEALING THE BORDERS to all Human traffic to avoid further spread???

BTW: regarding the Biden Handlers banning flights in from X # of African Countries.

Obtaining Fake Passports from neighboring non-banned countries only takes a few days and at a lot less than the cost of a cheap local Plane Ticket.

Posted by NN2N1 2021-11-28 08:44||   2021-11-28 08:44|| Front Page Top

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