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Tomconroy

(7,611 posts)
Wed Dec 29, 2021, 09:28 AM Dec 2021

My informal Free Republic survey.

Just out of curiosity I perused the titles of the first four pages of most recent posts. Maybe 50 in all. There were only two that mentioned the word 'Trump'. There were three that said licorice was a cure for Covid.

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Effete Snob

(8,387 posts)
1. Depends on the licorice
Wed Dec 29, 2021, 09:32 AM
Dec 2021

Going to the drugstore and eating licorice while waiting for your vaccination is very effective in preventing severe illness due to covid.

Cartoonist

(7,346 posts)
2. There's some support for licorice
Wed Dec 29, 2021, 09:35 AM
Dec 2021

A Google search turns up a lot of articles. None of them call it a cure, but say it may help immunity.

ProfessorGAC

(66,163 posts)
10. 2 Ounces A Day, For 14 Days...
Wed Dec 29, 2021, 10:38 AM
Dec 2021

...has been clinically established to cause risk of arrhythmia.
It's also known to have contraindications to some pharmaceuticals.
It's certainly not the best recommendation for immune system boosting.

PJMcK

(22,177 posts)
9. M&Ms are among my favorite candies!
Wed Dec 29, 2021, 10:21 AM
Dec 2021

With or without the nuts, I love them!

But Good ‘N’ Plenty has licorice inside the candies.

My favorite candy is Necco Wafers which are just sugar. I panicked when they almost went out of business. They’re so good, even my pharmacy sells them!

onethatcares

(16,309 posts)
5. ya just can't get good licorice anymore
Wed Dec 29, 2021, 10:14 AM
Dec 2021

unless you want to pay a heap of money for it.

Mmmmmmmmm, Nibs were my fav back in the day. Twizzlers has sold out to the no anise crowd.

underpants

(183,653 posts)
7. I flipped over to Fox. Top story - oil production is down!!! "Biden's Energy Crisis"
Wed Dec 29, 2021, 10:17 AM
Dec 2021

That was the chryon.

jmbar2

(5,055 posts)
8. It is sort of reassuring to peruse that site periodically
Wed Dec 29, 2021, 10:18 AM
Dec 2021

There was a ton of antivaxx/Q stuff awhile back, followed by folks posting about their own experiences with covid.

Now, there is much less Q and antivax, and more links to mainstream media there than in the past.

Midnight Writer

(22,127 posts)
12. I seen on the TV people eating on that Australian licorice and they heads was exploding.
Wed Dec 29, 2021, 11:40 AM
Dec 2021

So I quit using it and now I eat Nutter Butters instead.

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