Monday, May 10, 2021

Regularly Scheduled Programming

 Facing Coercion,

 Are you required to undergo "vaccination" for travel or employment?
Will you be prevented from traveling or working if not "vaccinated" with an unapproved (Emergency Use Authorization only) vaccine?
This article unpacks things quite well and is written by a group of COVID-19 treating physicians.

  One salient point is that actual risk from COVID is much much less than perceived risk, except in those made more vulnerable by low vitamin-D, inflammatory conditions (diabetes, obesity), arterial problems (diabetes, hypertension), and immunocompromised.
That risk grouping is important if the virus spreads past the nose/throat area, which it does in the 20% or so of people who do not have pre-existing crossover immunity, based on prior infections with other coronaviruses. Those people, and kids/teens with excellent innate-immunity in nose-throat, just stop it in the nose and throat.
That is a great majority of people, already.

Relative risk reduction sells much better than absolute risk reduction. Thanks Jeremy:
Yes, this means that in a trial group of "high risk and elderly people", 176 people must be "vaccinated" to prevent one case of mild illness, and 1370 people must be "vaccinated" to prevent one case of severe illness. 
Moderna vaccine is nearly 95% effective, but (number needed to vaccinate) NNTV = 176 to 1370
  As with the Pfizer vaccine news release, few numbers are provided, but we can approximate the absolute risk reduction for a vaccinated individual and the Number Needed To Vaccinate (NNTV): 
  There were 90 cases of Covid-19 illness in a placebo group of 15,000 (0.006) and 5 cases in a vaccine group of 15,000 (0.00033). 
This yields an absolute risk reduction of 0.00567 and NNTV = 176 (1/0.00567). 
  There were 11 severe illnesses, all in the placebo group, for an absolute risk reduction of 0.00073 and NNTV = 1370. 
So to prevent one severe illness 1370 individuals must be vaccinated. The other 1369 individuals are not saved from a severe illness, but are subject to vaccine adverse effects, whatever they may be and whenever we learn about them.
  How does this compare with other vaccines? Before the measles vaccine became available 90% of children in North America had measles by age 10. Two doses of the vaccine are about 95% effective, so a vaccinated individual’s risk is reduced by 0.855 (0.90 x 0.95), and the NNTV = 1.17 (1/0.855); this is extraordinarily effective

Another scholarly assessment:
  Based on data reported by the manufacturer for Pfzier/BioNTech vaccine BNT162b2, this critical appraisal shows: relative risk reduction, 95.1%; 95% CI, 90.0% to 97.6%; p = 0.016; absolute risk reduction, 0.7%; 95% CI, 0.59% to 0.83%; p < 0.000. For the Moderna vaccine mRNA-1273, the appraisal shows: relative risk reduction, 94.1%; 95% CI, 89.1% to 96.8%; p = 0.004; absolute risk reduction, 1.1%; 95% CI, 0.97% to 1.32%; p < 0.000. Unreported absolute risk reduction measures of 0.7% and 1.1% for the Pfzier/BioNTech and Moderna vaccines, respectively, are very much lower than the reported relative risk reduction measures.

Jeremy also sent this half hour video explaining relative vs absolute risk-reduction, coming to the same conclusion.

  The "vaccines" cause you to have C-19 spike protein in your bloodstream, which is aggressive to the arterial lining, causing clots and pathology by itself, and damage lungs, as determined in 3 independent studies, summarized here::

Links to studies:

You really never want this spike-protein in your bloodstream.

If you can travel and work without subjecting yourself to this, it's much better.

I presume you take 5000 units/d vitamin-D, and may also get sun, so that is covered.
Buy 50 mg zinc gluconate tablets OTC and hold in case of illness/Dx. If you get symptomatic COVID, take one pill 3 times per day for 10 days.
I covered this in Treat Your Own COVID, in February, I think, email and blog.
The dose of ivermectin which many, many people are obtaining from Tractor Supply company (horse paste, apple flavored, tastes ok, according to friends) is the same for man and beast, a little under a gram of paste for 170#, i mg ivermectin per 11# body weight. 

The simplest way to take this dose is just once a day for 4 days straight, but I usually prescribe days 1, 2, 4 and 6.

In Goa, India, they are recommending ivermectin for everybody over 18, at a fixed dose. 
(The article seems to conflate prophylaxis and treatment. It is the treatment dose listed as 12 mg/d for 5 days).Thanks again, Jeremy.
‘Ivermectin to all above 18’: Goa approves new COVID-19 treatment protocol
​  ​"We are giving this as prophylaxis treatment, as a preventive. Ivermectin tablets will be given to all patients above 18 years at government health centres…This will be made available," said Rane.
​  ​He added: "Patients will be treated with Ivermectin 12mg for a period of five days. Expert panels from the UK, Italy, Spain and Japan, found a large, statistically significant reduction in mortality, time to recovery and viral clearance in COVID-19 patients treated with Ivermectin”.

  If you are mildly ill, you don't really need the 100 mg doxycycline twice per day for 10 days, which is still doxycycline, a broad spectrum antibiotic, but has special effects to reduce SARS-CoV-2 intracellular reproduction. 
It also has anti-inflammatory benefits. Cool molecule, doxycycline...

  Also, if more ill, feeling bad with fever and aches, exhaustion and so on, it may well be worth taking a whole adult aspirin per day for a month to reduce the widespread clotting that can happen. 
In my opinion, aspirin is not needed if symptoms remain mild.

  Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists looks at the Lab Origins of SARS-C0V-2. They focus on Wuhan Virology Lab, because gain-of-function research was officially moved out of the US to Wuhan in 2014, due to inherent dangers of breach of containment. (This assumes that research did not continue secretly at the US Bioweapons Research Center at Ft. Detrick Md. Safety procedures there are classified, as is the nature of any research.)
"Natural Emergence" is the big CYA conspiracy-theory.
  It cannot yet be stated that Shi did or did not generate SARS2 in her lab because her records have been sealed, but it seems she was certainly on the right track to have done so. “It is clear that the Wuhan Institute of Virology was systematically constructing novel chimeric coronaviruses and was assessing their ability to infect human cells and human-ACE2-expressing mice.”...
“And we have now found, you know, after 6 or 7 years of doing this, over 100 new SARS-related coronaviruses, very close to SARS,” Daszak says around minute 28 of the interview. “Some of them get into human cells in the lab, some of them can cause SARS disease in humanized mice models and are untreatable with therapeutic monoclonals and you can’t vaccinate against them with a vaccine..."
  “The idea that this virus escaped from a lab is just pure baloney. It’s simply not true,” he declared in an April 2020 interview.
The safety arrangements at the Wuhan Institute of Virology. Daszak was possibly unaware of, or perhaps he knew all too well, the long history of viruses escaping from even the best run laboratories. The smallpox virus escaped three times from labs in England in the 1960’s and 1970’s, causing 80 cases and 3 deaths. Dangerous viruses have leaked out of labs almost every year since. Coming to more recent times, the SARS1 virus has proved a true escape artist, leaking from laboratories in Singapore, Taiwan, and no less than four times from the Chinese National Institute of Virology in Beijing.
  One reason for SARS1 being so hard to handle is that there were no vaccines available to protect laboratory workers...
   But all other bat coronaviruses could be studied in BSL2, the next level down. BSL2 requires taking fairly minimal safety precautions, such as wearing lab coats and gloves, not sucking up liquids in a pipette, and putting up biohazard warning signs. Yet a gain-of-function experiment conducted in BSL2 might produce an agent more infectious than either SARS1 or MERS. And if it did, then lab workers would stand a high chance of infection...
  Much of Shi’s work on gain-of-function in coronaviruses was performed at the BSL2 safety level, as is stated in her publications and other documents...
  Human cells have a protein cutting tool on their surface known as furin. Furin will cut any protein chain that carries its signature target cutting site...
  Viruses have all kinds of clever tricks, so why does the furin cleavage site stand out? Because of all known SARS-related beta-coronaviruses, only SARS2 possesses a furin cleavage site. All the other viruses have their S2 unit cleaved at a different site and by a different mechanism.
  How then did SARS2 acquire its furin cleavage site? 
Either the site evolved naturally, or it was inserted by researchers at the S1/S2 junction in a gain-of-function experiment...
​  ​For those who think SARS2 may have escaped from a lab, explaining the furin cleavage site is no problem at all. “Since 1992 the virology community has known that the one sure way to make a virus deadlier is to give it a furin cleavage site at the S1/S2 junction in the laboratory,” writes Steven Quay...
​  ​“When I first saw the furin cleavage site in the viral sequence, with its arginine codons, I said to my wife it was the smoking gun for the origin of the virus,” said David Baltimore, an eminent virologist and former president of CalTech. “These features make a powerful challenge to the idea of a natural origin for SARS2.”

Thanks Bill:  
Canadian pastor who prevented police from shutting down Easter service arrested and charged with "organizing an illegal in-person gathering"
Comment: What's more, they tracked his phone and busted him with a platoon of cop cruisers on the open highway, then handcuffed him (and hogtied his brother).
Pastor Artur Pawlowski being dragged away by Canadian cops

The Jackpot Chronicles Scenario #4: Atlas Shrugged​  
(Um, ok, but how can you assume there will be a working internet or crypto​currency​ under such conditions?)
​  ​It occurred to me that I never did finish the final instalment of last summer’s Jackpot Chronicles, wherein I posited four possible post-Covid scenarios.​..​
​ ​Under the Atlas Shrugged scenario, deglobalization is just one of numerous motivating factors, but it’s mainly an outcome of a larger dynamic where all non-ruling factions in society lose faith in the prevailing structure of Neoliberal Globalism (a.k.a “Mr. Global”). With Mr. Global’s viability in question, people begin to look for the exits.
​  ​This begins to occur on two fronts. What Vilfredo Pareto called “the non-governing elites” begin to realize that the system which used to accommodate them, even rely on their tacit support, is now becoming hostile toward them. At the very least, the ruling elites are undermining their interests. This is part of the dynamic of Peter Turchin’s “elite overpopulation” that we looked at recently.
​  ​The other front is the comparatively powerless underclass, which, in pace with Pareto’s Theory of Elite Cycles, lose their moorings and standing within the system they are expected to adhere to. The social contract no longer seems to be a matter of middle-class protections and living standards but instead becomes starkly authoritarian and one-sided. What is clear is that the existing institutions are now functioning to defend the position of the overclass, not to uphold the rights and liberties of the underclass.
​  The culmination of multiple super-cycles (Pareto’s Elite Cycles, Turchin’s long term dynamics of sociopolitical instability, debt, a Fourth Turning, and a Maunder Minimum for good measure) combined with an accelerated onslaught of technological innovation: Internet, crypto-currencies …biotech? Nanotech? Micro nuke? Fusion? Quantum computing? We have all the necessary components for a complete breakdown of existing institutions and the total loss of legitimacy of the current governing elite class.​..
​  ​In spite of this, Mr. Global’s prevailing policymakers and governance structures will frantically maneuver and spin narratives of fear and fantasy in order to keep the existing system on the rails.​..
​  Nation state establishments within the twilight of a declining system should be thinking deeply about their place in the new reality of network states, not pontificating how they will lord over this new landscape. The coming system will be multipolar in not just the geopolitical dimension, but across cyberspace and the network dimensions as well.

​Gotta' protect freedom from communism, after all...​
The FCC Aims to Stem Robocalls But ATT, Verizon and T-Mobile Say Wait
The big phone companies have asked the FCC to delay measures to block robocalls​.

US Declares State Of Emergency To Keep Gasoline Flowing After Colonial Fails To Restart Hacked Pipeline

With fears growing that the Colonial shutdown could last for much longer than initially expected, with some analysts warning that a 5-day shutdown could lead to sharply higher prices, and the Biden admin activating a state of emergency to make sure that critical gasoline supplies continue to flow up the eastern seaboard, moments ago Colonial Pipeline issued an update on its attempts to restore operations, saying that "segments of our pipeline are being brought back online in a stepwise fashion" and that the goal now is to "substantially" restore operational service by the end of the week.

The Middle East is reorganizing​  Thanks Eleni
The Middle Eastern states, divided not by themselves but by the powers that colonised the region, are reorganising themselves according to their own logic. Of course these new alliances are still fragile, but the West will have to deal with them.​..​
​  ​These changes, if they can be sustained, will take time. However, the United Arab Emirates and Israel on the one hand, and Saudi Arabia and Iran on the other, are now facing a new question: should they not all be prepared for a new danger: the expansionism of Turkey and Qatar?
​  ​This is why the United Arab Emirates and Israel have formed an alliance with Greece and Cyprus, while Saudi Arabia and Iran have entered into secret talks.

​Now it's no secret that Saudi Arabia is talking peace with Iran and Syria:
  This latest revelation and confirmation of Saudi-Iran talks also comes as the Saudis are reaching out the the Assad government in Damascus. Earlier this week on Tuesday multiple international reports revealed that Saudi Arabia's powerful intelligence chief traveled to Damascus Monday to meet with his Syrian counterpart in what's being seen as a major step toward detente. The two broke off relations since near the start of the war in 2011, especially as it became clear the Saudis were a key part of the Western allied push for regime change.

​Simpler might be better, anyway, huh?​  Are your high beams on or not? Can you tell?
Automakers Are Ditching High Tech Features Amidst Unprecedented Semi Shortage
​  ​The ongoing semi chip crisis is starting to force the auto industry to strip some high tech features out of vehicles.
Automakers like Nissan are leaving navigation systems out of "thousands of vehicles" that would typically have them due to the shortage, according to a new report from Bloomberg. Dodge's Ram no longer offers its 1500 pickups with an "intelligent" rearview mirror.
Similarly, Renault has stopped offering an oversized digital screen behind the steering wheel of its Arkana SUV.

​Tired of Lies​


  1. Techno-narcissism is the only reason I can imagine to want a car riddled with semi-chips.