Lessons in Social Distancing By Expert Anti-Social Uncle Len

     Like this super journo Jim Goad, I have already been a social distancing kind of guy for all my life. In school even, the bullies kept their distance from me, because I was dirty, and they were scared of me. Scared of catching something really nasty. Most of the time I spent outside the classroom because I smelt so bad. So, I did not learn much at school, only learning the basics of reading and writing when I was able to use a computer at the community centre a few years ago. As for maths, I can count like this: one, two three … too many… Today, I pretty much live in my shed, much as I have for the past ten years. But I would be happy enough as a totally homeless person, sleeping rough say in derelict buildings, building sites, or parklands. The Coviddo bug never worried me much. We at the bottom of the wheelie bin, who have nothing, have nothing to lose. We are free.
  https://www.takimag.com/article/extreme-social-distancing/

Please Do Not Read Shocking Racist Article that President Harris will Ban By Charles Taylor

     Shocking modes of thought like the one reported here will mercifully come to an end, when Kamala Harris takes the presidency in November. No,  super-senile Joe Biden is only a proxy candidate, as the media elites are now gloating over. Thus, say goodbye to thought like this. In fact, the crime statistics used in the following article will just disappear, which will be like the crime itself disappeared, unless you are being raped and murdered. Then it will not matter, as the police will be defunded and cannot help, so  you just die.
  https://www.takimag.com/article/crime-roaring-twenties/
  https://www.takimag.com/article/the-waning-luxury-of-being-color-blind/

“Why do blacks get hassled by the police so much? The Occam’s Razor explanation is the one you are never supposed to mention in public: because on average African-Americans commit so disproportionately many crimes, especially murders. I will therefore summarize some important crime statistics from federal government documents. The most striking fact is that blacks, who have typically made up about one-eighth of the population, have comprised the majority of the country’s homicide offenders over the past four decades. The FBI states that among 2018 murderers: When the race of the offender was known, 54.9 percent were Black or African American…. That’s up slightly from the average during the past decade. I calculate from the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting publications that blacks made up 53.3 percent of murder and nonnegligent manslaughter offenders over the decade 2009–2018. The FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting system is based on police-department submissions from around the country. It is by no means perfect, but police departments at least have to take murders fairly seriously, unlike many other crimes. The decades before weren’t all that different either: In 2011, the Obama administration’s Bureau of Justice Statistics released a report stating that blacks were 52.5 percent of homicide offenders during the 29 years from 1980 to 2008. And a government study from 1967 says that nonwhites (over 90 percent of them black back then) made up 10.5 percent of the population in 1950 but 55.5 percent of the murder victims (not offenders, but most murders are intraracial). By 1960, nonwhites were 11.4 percent of Americans, but now represented only 52.9 of deaths by violence, reflecting the moderate progress blacks made during the 1950s. The homicide rate for the white population leveled off at 2 or 3 deaths per 100,000 population after 1950. The rate for nonwhite persons continued declining through 1961; in 1950 it stood at 28 deaths per 100,000—11 times the average among white persons. By 1961, the rate had fallen to 21, which was still eight times the rate of the white population. In the last 3 years, 1962 through 1964, the rate for nonwhite persons increased again. Sadly, that uptick represented the quiet beginning of the huge increase in black murder rates that followed the triumphs of the civil rights movement.

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Proofs that 2 +2 = 5 By Brian Simpson

     I covered the idea that the woke politically correct were rejecting mathematical objectivity, in arithmetic truths such as 2 + 2 = 4, that 2+ 2 could equal 5. Here are some more thoughts on this, with two bogus, but delightful “proofs” and the re-definition idea that I discussed.
  https://www.quora.com/How-can-we-make-2+2-5-1?utm_source=amerika.org%22

Mayur Goswami
Answered August 8, 2019

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The Future is Here Now By Charles Taylor

     Is it all over now? Then expect the great die off, because we all became racially obese and diabetic from this age of consumer affluence? One is not safe in the green leafy outer suburbs, because they are coming to get you too:
  https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/08/12/portland-residents-worry-as-protests-spread-to-residential-neighborhoods/

“The streets of downtown Portland were quieter on Tuesday as nightly protests approach 80 consecutive nights of unrest but that is not because protesters are giving up. Instead, they are heading into residential areas, and people who live there are worried. “The main action has shifted from downtown to residential neighborhoods on the east side of the Willamette River, bringing crowds of demonstrators and a heavy police force onto usually quiet nighttime streets,” the Oregonian newspaper’s online portal Oregon Live reported. “People who live and work in areas where protests have taken place are not happy.” Riots were declared over the weekend and new concerns surfaced as protesters change locations, Oregon Live reported: In downtown Kenton, protesters used wooden items, including picnic tables and road barrier signs, to build a barricade across Denver near Schofield Street. The standoff between police and demonstrators continued past midnight. On Reddit and Facebook, people who live in the area expressed anger about property destruction. “Lots of people worked hard to make our little neighborhood pleasant and to help the local businesses stay open,” wrote Redditor WheeblesWobble in a post called “Leave Kenton Alone!” “Now it’s trashed,” the user wrote. “This was not a BLM protest, this was a tantrum by a bunch of entitled kids.” The person who made the post noted that a black-owned business was damaged when a dumpster was set on fire. “What a dumpster has to do with Black Lives Matter, I don’t know,” James Bradley, the head chef at Po’Shines said in the Oregon Live report. “If people want to protest, find your hands busy doing something for the people that you’re protesting for,” Bradley, who is black, said. “There’s a blueprint, and the blueprint is called the civil rights movement.” Bradley called what happened in the Kenton neighborhood “tomfoolery.” Billy Burch lives near the police union building, which has been targeted in riots, with his family. “The violence and fires have definitely disturbed my family,” he said.“Having to close all of the windows so that tear gas doesn’t get in isn’t fun as we don’t have air conditioning.” “Burch also said he didn’t think the current incarnation of protests supported the message of the Black Lives Matter movement,” Oregon Live reported. “And he associates the ongoing demonstrations with a rise in violence in other parts of town.” But protesters said in a virtual event held Sunday and included in the Oregon Live report that protesters plan to stay on city streets, including Demetria Hester, a Black Lives Matter activist who was arrested later that same day.”

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Here Comes Planet X to Save us from Karma Harris! By Brian Simpson

     Whoaha! This one has everything, just what I need to cheer me up, given the ultra-depressing news that Karma Harris will be the communist multiracial president of United States. The idea that global cosmic catastrophe is coming our way, by a wayward Planet X is exciting, if not liberating, because we are so far down the sewer that we need something like this to clean the system out, a hyper-Darwinian event. And what is there not to like with that?
  https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-08-12-john-moore-planet-x-pole-shift-asteroid-impacts.html

“A large, planet-sized mass inhabits our solar system, and its large elliptical orbit around the sun brings it across Earth’s orbital plane every 3,600 years or so, wreaking havoc on our planet due to strong gravity effects. The U.S. government has been aware of the approach of “Planet X” for over forty years, warns John Moore “The Liberty Man,” in a jaw-dropping new interview on Brighteon Conversations. (See below.) While Planet X won’t strike the Earth, it’s nearby approach will unleash cataclysmic consequences across our planet that may bring an end to human civilization as we know it, Moore explains in the interview. Those effects may include a global “pole shift,” which means the Earth’s crust slips to a new orientation, unleashing extreme winds, volcanoes, earthquakes, flooding, tidal waves and more. “Every structure on the surface of the Earth would be destroyed,” explains Moore, who reveals the governments of the world are frantically constructing more underground bunkers in anticipation of catastrophic events. John Moore is a former U.S. Army intelligence analyst and took part in 57 air combat missions over Vietnam and Cambodia. He later become a homicide detective for the state of Missouri. As a long-time radio host, Moore has developed a long list of sources inside government and the U.S. military. He hosts a radio show each weekday from 8 – 10 am central time, via Republic Broadcasting. Learn all the details at TheLibertyMan.com. As Moore explains in the video below, the pole shift would place North America closer to the equator than its current position, and the “bulge” of ocean water at the equator (due to centrifugal forces of the rotating planet) would raise the level of the ocean by hundreds of feet compared to the continental United States. John Moore’s website — TheLibertyMan.com — hosts this map of anticipated changes.”

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The Insane Society By Chris Knight

     I received this email, author unknown, but I am sure he would want you to read it, so go for it:

“We appear to have become a nation that has lost its collective mind! 

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Lock-ups and Shake-downs By Viv Forbes

Politicians have given Australia an impossible task - fight a Covid Lock-up while also enduring a Green Energy Shake-down.

A Covid Depression is already locked in. Recovery dictates that we must reverse the lockdown and also rid our weakened economy of the Green parasites forever sucking our energy.

Australia seems to specialize in political stupidity.

Victoria’s Scorched Earth policy has wrecked its economy. Despite this damage, they dream of replacing their nation-building brown coal electricity with unreliable wind and solar toys. Their once-free people cower in their homes while police and troops detain peaceful folk and demand papers. Covid will only decline when populations develop immunity. Lock-ups ensure that community immunity develops slowly.

South Australia has destroyed its manufacturing industry with uncompetitive employment rules and intermittent green energy. They dream of more Big Batteries to keep the lights on.

WA is protected from many Eastern fads and viruses by the mighty Nullarbor Plain. It quietly thanks its hard-working mining industry for funding both state and federal governments.

NT has made anti-fracking for hydro-carbons into an election issue while endorsing bizarre plans to waste billions erecting about 150 square km of solar panels to supply electricity to Singapore. This needs 720 km of land transmission feeding a 3,700 km undersea extension cord from Darwin, crossing the deep and unstable Java Trench, to Singapore Island. And for the times that NT is not sunny, it needs humungous battery storage.

Queensland has shut its borders to millions of customers and workers from interstate and overseas while discouraging new mines and reliable power supplies.

NSW is determined to kill coal and gas power with locked gates and bureaucratic obstructions.

Canberra plans to throw billions that it does not have at the Snowy 2 white elephant (a net consumer of both water and electricity) while endorsing industry-killing emissions targets.

The federal government is also undermining the federation with a centralizing “National Cabinet” and has taught a generation of youngsters that they can eat and party without working by getting onto the federal jobs replacement gravy train. Meanwhile orchardists, farmers and abattoirs cannot find workers.

Trusting people are mesmerised and traumatized by the Covid scare. Ballooning government debts and looming depression will haunt our children and destroy our savings. Naturally, alcoholism, gambling, family violence and mental problems are increasing.

Meanwhile, a smug cohort of people on government salaries, handouts and safe pensions feels no pain. This includes politicians, the bureaucracy, academia and the Scare-a-dayBC.

We need a new Eureka Rebellion dedicated to slashing taxes and government expenditure, opening inter-state borders, repealing red and green tape, abolishing all emissions targets, withdrawing from the Paris Climate Dreamworld and restoring our freedoms and our federation.

Free Advice for Channel 10 By James Reed

     Hard Coviddy times are upon us. Channel 10 is feeling the pinch and is letting go of super-fantastic Kerri-Anne Kennerley, whom I have had a crush on for about 70 years, if that is legal.
  https://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/media/network-ten-axing-stars-kerrianne-kennerley-natarsha-belling-and-weatherman-tim-bailey-in-sweeping-news-weather-changes/news-story/6fc40762802e4f9c1af0993f04cd8fcf?utm_source=TheAustralian&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=Editorial&utm_content=TABreakingNews&net_sub_id=311202432&type=curated&position=1&overallPos=1&utm_source=TheAustralian&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=TA_BREAKING_CUR_01&utm_content=311202432

     And they do this to this shining example of health and fitness for ageing women:
  https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-3429981/Kerri-Anne-Kennerley-62-goes-braless-flaunts-trim-figure-backless-mini-dress.html

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No Fuel = No Fire By Viv Forbes

     A NSW Bushfire Enquiry concluded: “Hazard-reduction burns should be greatly increased”. What a breath of good sense. If there is no fuel, there can be no fire. They also urge a return to indigenous fire management. Aboriginals burnt anything and everything, at any time, for any reason. They had no water-bombers and seldom tried to put fires out, but they did understand back-burning. Their vegetation management created the vast and productive open forests and grasslands that supported large populations of marsupials and birds. But tree huggers would never support this. They prefer scrub, weeds, pests and occasional fierce wildfires.

Authorities have a Difficult Job Enough Now Fighting Black Death 2.0 By Edward Kelly

     Shocking law breakers are coming out in Victoria, without masks, in defiance of the lock down masks-at-all-times law, which is needed to prevent the spread of a pandemic deadlier than the Black Death of old. In fact, it is a blacker death, and only by locking people in their homes, has noble governments, at the direction of loving humanitarian medical technocrats, saved the world from an oblivion worse that an asteroid attack. Death rates would be off the charts without the brave measures adopted by our courageous health care technocrats. Respect them, if not worship them. At the very least, watch them dance on YouTubular.

     Thus, it is quite justified for police to grab a woman by the neck, or grab anyone, by any body part, even grab turkeys, the most notorious spreaders of disease, no, that is chickens, but all birds are bad for species jumping bugs. Anyway, this form of strangulation is necessary for arrest procedures, and can be accompanied by the American practice of putting the full body weight on the neck if required, until said neck develops a George Floyd brake. If people resist going off to be locked in a cage, what do you expect? People need to learn their place. Clearly, we might need concentration camps set up in the desert for re-education, done by Maoist Chinese Communist Party experts. You think I am being a bit extreme? Well, it is working for China, so why not here? I see nothing wrong with what our great and mighty trading partner does. By the way, we need to respect the communist Chinese more too, and stop this nonsense of blaming them for Covid-19, when in fact the disease may have started in the US, as reliable Chinese Communist Party sources have revealed. I trust them, and shouldn’t you too? Why would they lie to us, just for world domination?
  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mT7cfTmHHzk

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DNA Warping Covid-19 Vaccines? Yum! I Want to be a Vaccine Pin Cushion! By Brian Simpson

     I hope that you are as excited as me about the prospects of having an endless number of highly tested Covid-19 vaccines pumped into your blood stream? Surely there is not much to go wrong here?
  https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-08-06-doctor-warns-covid-19-vaccine-alters-your-dna.html

“The current push underway to develop a vaccine against COVID-19 in record time has many medical professionals concerned, even those who are normally in favor of vaccines. One of the big areas of worry related to the effort is DNA damage. Internal medicine specialist Dr. Carrie Madej posted a video online recently in which she outlined her concerns about a vaccine. She explained that human DNA is not fixed. People’s genes can be reprogrammed and turned off and on to bring about changes in the body that can improve their health – or compromise it. Stress, diet and toxins can reprogram our genes, as can the lab-created genetically modified cell lines that are used in developing vaccines. This leads Dr. Madej to wonder at which point a person is no longer themselves after drugs or vaccines have changed their DNA. Since it’s possible to patent genetically modified material, can a human whose DNA has been changed using a patented drug be considered a genetically modified organism that can also be patented and owned? Such a vaccine would work very differently from traditional vaccines. These new mRNA vaccines essentially tell human cells to create the properties of an infectious organism. In the case of COVID-19, the vaccine places genetic instructions taken from coronavirus into human cells, prompting the cells’ ribosomes to generate infectious spike proteins. This would spur the immune system to attack the body’s proteins and spring B cell antibodies into action. Even though this process might create antibodies in vitro, that does not guarantee that people will be granted full-spectrum immunity from such a vaccine because a complete adaptive response would also involve T cells. There’s also the fact that coronaviruses mutate over time, which means that the mRNA sequences that are used in the vaccines would have to be modified every year to keep up with the latest strains and people would have to get injections on a regular basis to offer any degree of continued protection. Unfortunately, the rush to get a vaccine to market means that long-term studies into the health effects of inserting a gene into the genome in this way will not be possible. What we do know, however, is that preliminary clinical results have shown that compounding injections like this can cause negative effects and precursors to chronic disease. With higher doses, those risks rise.

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Why I Wear an Infinite Regress of Face Masks By John Wesley Hardin

     Why try and be an original American outlaw, when we can quote from a superior writer like Roosh V, who, trained in the biological sciences, knows far more about bugs than me? Me, well, guns and Bowie knives are my thing, with a spot of lawyering thrown in for good measure, and stage coach robbery horse rustling, maybe a few spots of gun and knife fighting. But, even while riding the prairie on my horse, I still wear a face mask, and in fact, people in my thieving profession were the first to wear face masks. So too should you, even while showering.
  https://www.rooshv.com/why-i-always-wear-a-face-mask

“You may be surprised to know that I constantly wear a face mask, even when I’m driving alone in my car. The reason is I don’t want to get infected by coronavirus, and other than washing my hands two dozen times a day, the mask is the only way I’m assured of staying healthy. I’d like to share why I wear the mask so that you decide to wear one too.

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The UK, and Australia, Imports a New Over-Class By Richard Miller

     The Hong Kong exodus will lead to the West importing a new overclass, to further compete for jobs at the upper levels. Since our local elites support mass migration, this is an example of being hoisted by their own petard.
  https://vdare.com/articles/there-s-a-word-for-boris-johnson-s-proposal-to-swamp-u-k-with-chinese-treason

“British Prime Minister Boris Johnson recently announced that Hong Kongers eligible for a British National (Overseas) [BNO] passport—i.e. anyone born before 1997, when China took over Hong Kong—will soon be able to enter Britain without a visa if China officially implements its recently-passed Hong Kong security Law. They will have the right to live and work in the U.K. for five years, despite the current six-month limit, and apply for U.K. citizenship 12 months after that [UK extends immigration rights for 3M eligible Hong Kongers, by Sylvia Hui, AP, July 1, 2020]. In other words, Britons already afflicted by “Asian” grooming gangs and other Third World immigrants must now prepare for the possibility that millions of Hong Kongers will rush in. There is a word for what Johnson is doing: treason. Changing the terms on which BNO holders are allowed into the UK would require legislation. But it’s wildly improbable that Parliament would block such a change. Johnson has a large majority, and the opposition parties would never vote against Electing A New People. Johnson’s rash vow has met with precious little condemnation from the British Main Stream Media and politicians, which tells you how strong a grip Political Correctness has on British elites.

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WHO Puppet of China By Brian Simpson

     The role of China in allowing the Covid-19 pandemic to get rolling in the first place is slowly being pushed down the memory hole, even though the lock downs could well be setting the world on the path to World War III. The World Health Organization is not even going to investigate China’s role; if it was the US, you can be sure that these New World Order types would be screaming from the mountain tops.
  https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/who-will-not-investigate-wuhan-lab-where-coronavirus-was-kept
  https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/07/14/poll-65-americans-hold-china-accountable-for-spread-of-the-coronavirus/
  https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/07/13/nyc-weekend-shooting-victims-far-exceed-coronavirus-deaths/

“The World Health Organisation announced Monday that it will not be visiting the Wuhan Institute of Virology during its investigation into the origins of the coronavirus, despite the fact that the lab held samples of coronavirus that were almost exactly the same as that which caused a global pandemic. The WHO stated that its mission will only seek to “advance the understanding of animal hosts for Covid-19 and ascertain how the disease jumped between animals and humans”. As The Independent notes, the announcement suggests that the theory of the virus being modified or leaking from the lab in Wuhan has already been completely discounted by the WHO. In addition, the body has refused to provide any details of the locations it will be visiting during its investigation in China. As The Independent report notes, “It had previously emerged the lab had held a coronavirus sample that was 96.2 per cent the same as Covid-19 for almost a decade. This prompted speculation about the origin of the virus…” Several prominent researchers and scientists have also noted that the lab must be investigated given this fact. It also previously emerged that the Wuhan Institute of Virology took a shipment of some of the world’s deadliest pathogens just weeks before the outbreak of the coronavirus. It is also known that the lab was tampering with natural pathogens and mutating them to become more infectious. Intelligence figures across the globe have also called for the Wuhan lab to be investigated. The latest development comes amid reports that Chinese virologists have fled Hong Kong and effectively defected to the West with evidence against the Chinese Communist Party concerning its role in the COVID-19 pandemic. The WHO previously complained that it had ‘not been invited’ by China to investigate the outbreak, and has continually been criticised for propping up Communist Party talking points.”

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Universal Spying By Brian Simpson

     This is happening real time in the US, as law makers move to have a legal back door to encrypted data, so no-one is safe:
  https://news.bitcoin.com/lawful-access-to-encrypted-data-act-backdoor/

“US lawmakers have introduced the Lawful Access to Encrypted Data Act to ensure law enforcement can access encrypted information. This bill is “a full-frontal nuclear assault on encryption in the United States,” one expert says. It requires manufacturers of encrypted devices and operating systems to have the ability to decrypt data upon request, creating a backdoor requirement.

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Shooting Themselves in the Foot By John Steele

     I thought that the story about the law suit to close down the National Rifle Association was just another Leftist attack, which it is, but it may well be that these guys have shot the movement to preserve guns, and doomed America to civil war 2.0, all for luxury, comfort, materialism … if it is true.
  https://amp.abc.net.au/article/12533022

“New York's Attorney-General has sued the National Rifle Association (NRA) over allegations that high-ranking executives diverted millions of dollars for lavish personal trips, no-show contracts for associates and other questionable expenditures. The lawsuit filed in a Manhattan court by Attorney-General Letitia James alleges NRA leaders paid for family trips to the Bahamas, private jets and expensive meals that contributed to a $US64 million ($88 million) reduction in the NRA's balance sheet in three years, turning a surplus into a deficit. The lawsuit highlighted misspending and self-dealing allegations that have roiled the NRA and its longtime leader, Wayne LaPierre, in recent years — from hair and makeup for his wife to a $17 million post-employment contract for himself. Simultaneously, the Washington, DC, Attorney-General sued the NRA Foundation, a charitable arm of the organisation designed to provide programs for firearm safety, marksmanship and hunting safety, accusing it of diverting funds to the NRA to help pay for lavish spending by its top executives. The troubles, which Ms James said were long cloaked by loyal lieutenants and a pass-through payment arrangement with a vendor, started to come to light as the NRA's deficit piled up and it struggled to find its footing after a spate of mass shootings eroded support for its pro-gun agenda, the lawsuit said Mr LaPierre, 70, spent millions of the NRA's dollars on travel consultants, including luxury black car services, and hundreds of thousands of dollars on private jet flights for himself and his family, including more than $US500,000 ($691,000) on eight trips to the Bahamas over a three-year span. Ms James, a Democrat, argued that the organisation's prominence and cosy political relationships had lulled it into a sense of invincibility and enabled a culture where non-profit rules were routinely flouted and state and federal laws were violated. Even the NRA's own bylaws and employee handbook were ignored, she said. "The NRA's influence has been so powerful that the organisation went unchecked for decades while top executives funnelled millions into their own pockets," Ms James said in a statement announcing the lawsuit. "The NRA is fraught with fraud and abuse, which is why, today, we seek to dissolve the NRA, because no organisation is above the law." A spokesman for the NRA's legal team had no immediate comment. Ms James took aim at the NRA after her office last year dismantled President Donald Trump's charitable foundation and fined him $US2 million ($2.7million) to settle allegations he used donations meant for worthy causes to further his own business and political interests. Though it has headquarters in Virginia, the NRA was chartered as a non-profit in New York in 1871 and continues to be incorporated in the state. The Washington, DC, Attorney-General has been investigating the NRA Foundation for more than a year.”

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Against Lock downs By Brian Simpson

     Some countries, such as Sweden and Uruguay, did not lock down, and did well under the circumstances. Their societies did not fall apart.
  https://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/news/uruguay-rides-out-covid-threat-without-imposing-a-lockdown/ar-BB16eiKa

     J. P. Morgan has a report seeing the lock downs as a failure:
  https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8347635/Lockdowns-failed-alter-course-pandemic-JP-Morgan-study-claims.html

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At last! The VC for Teddy! By John Steele

     At long last, a posthumous VC for Teddy Sheean, a 19-year-old sailor who went down with the ship fighting dramatic last stand:
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teddy_Sheean

“Edward "Teddy" Sheean (28 December 1923-1 December 1942) was a sailor in the Royal Australian Navy during the Second World War. Born in Tasmania, Sheean was employed as a farm labourer when he enlisted in the Royal Australian Naval Reserve in April 1941. Following training at HMAS Derwent and the Flinders Naval Depot, he was posted to Sydney, where he joined the newly commissioned corvette HMAS Armidale in June 1942. Sheean served aboard Armidale as she initially took part in escort duties along the eastern Australian coast and in New Guinea waters, before he transferred with the ship to Darwin in October, where Armidale was given the task of assisting Australian operations in Timor. On 29 November 1942, Armidale set out for an operation to Betano, Timor, along with HMAS Castlemaine. The two ships were attacked by Japanese aircraft along the way, and were subsequently late in arriving at their destination, missing a planned rendezvous with HMAS Kuru. While returning to Darwin, the pair encountered Kuru south of Betano and it was decided by Castlemaine's commanding officer—as the senior officer—that Armidale and Kuru should make for Betano. The two ships took different routes to Betano, during which both vessels came under aerial assault. During a subsequent confrontation with thirteen Japanese aircraft on 1 December, Armidale was struck by two torpedoes and a bomb, and began to sink; the order to abandon ship was given. After helping to free a life-raft, Sheean was wounded by two bullets. He made his way to the aft Oerlikon 20 mm cannon and began to fire on the Japanese aircraft to protect those in the water. Sheean managed to shoot down one of the Japanese bombers, but was killed when Armidale sank. Many of the survivors credited their lives to Sheean and he was posthumously mentioned in despatches. In 1999, the submarine HMAS Sheean was named in his honour, and efforts have been made to have Sheean awarded the Victoria Cross for Australia. On 10 August 2020, Prime Minister of Australia Scott Morrison recommended to the Queen that Sheean posthumously be awarded the Victoria Cross.”

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There Goes the Dollar By James Seed

     I typed “Seed” instead of “Reed” but who cares? There goes the US dollar. That is another nail in the coffin of the US, and when the US goes down, Australia will not even be a snack. Think about it.
  https://asia.nikkei.com/Politics/International-relations/China-and-Russia-ditch-dollar-in-move-toward-financial-alliance

“Russia and China are partnering to reduce their dependence on the dollar -- a development some experts say could lead to a "financial alliance" between them. “In the first quarter of 2020, the dollar's share of trade between Russia and China fell below 50% for the first time on record, according to recent data from Russia's Central Bank and Federal Customs Service. The greenback was used for only 46% of settlements between the two countries. At the same time, the euro made up an all-time high of 30%, while their national currencies accounted for 24%, also a new high. Russia and China have drastically cut their use of the dollar in bilateral trade over the past several years. As late as 2015, approximately 90% of bilateral transactions were conducted in dollars. Following the outbreak of the U.S.-China trade war and a concerted push by both Moscow and Beijing to move away from the dollar, however, the figure had dropped to 51% by 2019. Alexey Maslov, director of the Institute of Far Eastern Studies at the Russian Academy of Sciences, told the Nikkei Asian Review that the Russia-China "dedollarization" was approaching a "breakthrough moment" that could elevate their relationship to a de facto alliance. "The collaboration between Russia and China in the financial sphere tells us that they are finally finding the parameters for a new alliance with each other," he said. "Many expected that this would be a military alliance or a trading alliance, but now the alliance is moving more in the banking and financial direction, and that is what can guarantee independence for both countries." Dedollarization has been a priority for Russia and China since 2014, when they began expanding economic cooperation following Moscow's estrangement from the West over its annexation of Crimea. Replacing the dollar in trade settlements became a necessity to sidestep U.S. sanctions against Russia.

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The Problem of White Women By Mrs Vera West

     Being an old woman, I can talk about this issue, no holds bar, without any of the problems the boys would have. There is a problem with white women, especially the young ones. The protests about climate change with the wagging school kids had at least 66 + per cent females. Most were white. The same sort of statistics can be found with all politically correct protests on race and immigration. The climate change issue has attracted women because the real focus is upon the alleged effects upon coloured people in the Third World, not the environment as such. That explains why there has ben no criticism of China by Greta Thunberg for example. It is all social justice, which white women love, taking the place of children.
  https://www.amren.com/blog/2020/08/what-is-wrong-with-white-women/

     Readers need to have a look at the photos of the young female protesters who just like the European support of refugees is completely over the top. This small article then asks why this is. One good response is given by this vDare article:
  https://vdare.com/articles/it-s-official-again-leftists-particularly-leftist-women-are-nuts

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