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October 27, 2021

Verrrry interesting.... vaccinated people die less of OTHER causes, too....

"CDC data show that people vaccinated with the Pfizer or Moderna covid-19 jabs are one-third as likely to die of other causes too."
"The CDC’s study started with the health records of more than 11million Americans. Researchers followed these people from December 2020 to July 2021, recording any deaths and their causes. During this period around 6million people in the cohort received jabs for covid-19. The researchers could then separate those who happened to die after having had their vaccinations from those who died unvaccinated."
"The report showed that, after removing any deaths associated with covid-19, and controlling for demographic factors such as age and sex, people who had been jabbed were far likelier to have survived."
"For the unvaccinated, the mortality rate was more than three times as high, at 1.11 per 100 person-years. The pattern held across all races and ethnicities."
"This is not the first time scientists have found that vaccines designed to prevent one disease would seem to protect against other causes of death. Even though seasonal influenza is only responsible for around 5% of winter mortality, several large-cohort studies have found that the mortality rate due to any cause is around 50% lower in people who have been vaccinated against flu."
"real-world data is never perfectly controlled. It seems all but certain that some still-invisible difference between people who get the vaccine and those who do not, rather than some unknown benefit of the jab, is to thank (or blame) for the vaccine’s correlative effects. Jabs are not immunizations against mortality.”


October 25, 2021

Is it OK to shamelessly plug a media source here on DU?

I'll try....
There is a very liberal - and very funny - monthly tabloid that more DUers should get.
"Funny Times"

Mailed by USPS, and for us ancient "dead trees" readers, it takes the place of the morning paper full of vapid local news and centrist/conservative opinion.
NOT available in digital form. Ya gotta actually hold the paper!
Witty cartoons... funny writing...News of the Weird... all from a liberal POV.
And antidote to the CNN/MSNBC/MSM drumbeat.

Small circulation, but it should be much bigger.

Check it out...

October 23, 2021

Got my Moderna booster...

... at Safeway today.
A fucking grocery store. Oh, they had qualified people and all, and I AM grateful, but it made me think about a magical world where we had a national health service like the rest of the civilized world, and we got our shots with no muss, no fuss, and from a large number of locations. All without involving grocery stores and drug stores. A magical world where anti-vaxxers, anti-maskers, and other assorted whackjobs were relegated to the fringe of society, and ostracized for their bone-headedness.

A guy can dream...

October 21, 2021

I don't follow football...college or professional...so I don't have a dog in this fight.

Washington State U football coach Nick Rolovich was fired from his $3 Million per year job for not getting his Covid vaccination. And he has a 5 year contract. $15 Million.....
Rolovich is the highest paid public employee in the state.
He claims a religious exemption, and he's suing because he didn't get that religious exemption.
He's Catholic. The Pope has encouraged people to get the shot, calling it an "act of love... love for oneself, love for our families and friends, and love for all peoples."

Just because you are a hotshot coach and make $3 Million a year doesn't mean you aren't a dumbshit.

October 10, 2021

I'm not a slow person... but I've been busy...

I just internalized the idea that if the Repubs take back the House in 2022, ANY investigation of trump or 6 January will not only stop.... the records and documents will be shredded. I'm sure I had the thought, but I hadn't focused on it before.

This country is hanging by a thread.

We HAVE to retain control of the House...at least.

The gerrymandering and voter suppression is getting feverish...
And Pres. Biden's approval rating is down.... for NO reason that I can determine.
It is hard to run a country on lies, which is why the Repubs do such a shitty job of it.
And the Republican lie machine is working overtime.

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