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    jelly34

    How is it that more than 190 governments from all over the world ended up dealing with the Covid pandemic in almost exactly the same manner, with lockdowns, mask mandates, and vaccination cards now being commonplace everywhere?

    The answer may lie in the Young Global Leaders school, which was established and managed by Klaus Schwab of the World Economic Forum (“WEF”), and that many of today’s prominent political and business leaders passed through on their way to the top.

    A hidden alliance of political and corporate leaders is exploiting the pandemic with the aim of crashing national economies and introducing a global digital currency, and these leaders include President of France Emmanuel Macron, Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern, and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson.

    This isn’t fiction, it’s fact. Just listen to the President of the World Economic Foum, Klaus Schwab, himself say the following –

    “I have to say when I mention or names like Mrs Mirkle, Vladimir Putin and so on they have all been Young Global Leaders of the World Economic Forum, but what we’re really proud of now is the young generation like Prime Minister Trudeau, the President of Argentina and so on. So we penetrate the cabinets.

    “So yesterday I was at a reception for Prime Minister Trudeau, and I know that half of his cabinet are Young Global Leaders of the World Economic Forum.”

    CONTINUE READING

    https://dailyexpose.uk/2022/01/27/great-reset-wef-young-global-leaders-trudeau-macron-ardern-boris/

    READ MORE ABOUT WEF

    https://swprs.org/the-wef-and-the-pandemic/

    https://www.informedchoiceaustralia.com/post/hidden-alliance-of-former-wef-young-global-leaders-working-in-lockstep-to-enforce-the-great-reset

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      or possibly there is a simple explanation.

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      Ross

      There were also reports that a lot of the health officials from countries all over the world attended a WHO sponsored workshop in late 2019. The workshop focused on responses to a pandemic or COVID like situation. Australia had a rep at this workshop also, Jane Holton. In 2020, she was appointed to the Morrison government’s National COVID Commission. She is also Brett Sutton’s (CHO, Victoria) sister in law. With the workshop discussions fresh in their mind from that workshop and the undue influence of China , they all then played follow the leader, ignored all their own pandemic strategies and became virus abolitionists. That’s my theory

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        Saighdear

        … and to follow on , on this theme, in the UK whe had the BullSht5750 regulations for nusinesses and the Millenium Bug for everyone else. Socialism at the time. what good did ANY of that work yield ? Certainly few lessons were learnt … but of course, that was another ( aka different) generation which did all that..

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      Chris

      Scott Morrison is on that list . At the WEF he acknowledged that he fully supports the digital currency. In the just released budget, money has been allocated for small businesses to get involved with the digital economy , any money spent on soft ware, hardware or training will be a 120% tax rebate. Today Josh Frydenberg ( Australian treasurer) said ” the government is acting as an enabler” of the Digital revolution.

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    From the Federal Government Department of Health’s web site, recording of Covid-19 deaths began on 05 April 2020 with 34 deaths to that date. By 28 February 2021 there had been 909 deaths, that is, across 331 days there was an average of 2.6 deaths per day from Covid alone.

    The jab was introduced on 21 February 2021. By 25 April 2021 there had been 910 deaths and over the 331 day interval to 21 March 2022 the number reached 5736 deaths, that is, an average of 14.6 deaths per day, for that period, from Covid plus the jab.

    Clearly the jab is achieving the aim of the World Economic Forum’s ambition of reducing the World’s population to their ideal of 1 billion people, only 6+ billion to go. It is also achieving the WEF ambition of changing the human DNA with the majority of Australians now being a genetically modified sub species of the human race. There are also indications that the WEF ambition of planting a micro-chip in everyone may be underway with unidentified nano-particles and electrically conductive, poisonous graphene oxide being reported in the jab phials. What will the fourth jab do for us?
    With Thanks to our Minister of Health.

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      The number of vaccine deaths is 11.

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      LOL. There are on average just over 400 people a day that die in Australia from heart disease, strokes, cancer, etc., etc. So the GNWO people need to find a better virus than this coronavirus thingy. How about replicating the Spanish Flu, Black Death and bubonic Plague. What amateurs these silly people are…………………………….

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      Robber

      According to Worldometer, with 4.9 million cases of Covid, Australia is ranked 22nd overall for most cases. Per million of population, Australia is ranked 68th, with 19% of the population caught. Denmark is ranked 5th with 50% infected Israel 12th with 42%, UK 36th with 31%, USA 54th with 25%.
      For deaths per million of population, Peru is #1 with 6,300, USA 18th with 3,000, UK 32nd with 2,500, and Australia 147th with 250.

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      Leo G

      A search on the TGA Database of Adverse Event Notifications (medicines) for COVID-19 vaccine reported adverse events returns summary data on the following vaccines (to 24 March 2022):-

      COMIRNATY COVID-19 vaccine
      COVID-19 Vaccine (TNS)
      COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca
      NUVAXOVID COVID-19 Vaccine
      Spikevax COVID-19 vaccine

      There were 809 cases where death was a reported outcome.

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    Neville

    Here’s another way we can show that their so called EXISTENTIAL THREAT from so called Climate change is just more BS and fra-d. In fact their so called EXISTENTIAL threat is BENIGN, just look up the DATA.

    Africa increased their population since 1970 by over one billion (1000 million) people, but also had to suffer from the HIV/AIDs disaster and also endured over 90% of global Malaria deaths over the last 50 years. THINK ABOUT IT.

    https://ourworldindata.org/malaria

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      OldOzzie

      Another Climate Change Deadline That Will Pass Without Notice Issues & Insights

      We’ve heard so many declarations that our “last chance” to avoid global warming has arrived that we’ve lost count of the number of times the world has ended. But the sirens continue to wail, the latest from a United Nations grandee who says humanity has to act “now or never” to avoid overheating its host planet. Pardon us while we yawn.

      According to Jim Skea, a European academic who co-chairs the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Working Group III, “it’s now or never, if we want to limit global warming” to 1.5 degrees Celsius. Keeping Earth’s temperatures in check “will be impossible,” he said, “without immediate and deep emissions reductions across all sectors.”

      Skea’s comment arrived wrapped up in Working Group III’s just-released report on global warming mitigation, part of the IPCC’s sixth climate assessment. The media, which loves to breathlessly report the demise of the world caused by human carbon dioxide emissions, says the 1.5-degree limit “is recognized as a crucial global target because beyond this level, so-called tipping points become more likely. These are thresholds at which small changes can lead to dramatic shifts in Earth’s entire life support system.”

      OK, then. But let’s back up a moment. Or maybe 13 years. That’s when Prince Charles said, with a deep, trust-me earnestness, that our world had only “100 months to act” before we had done so much damage that the effects of global warming would become irreversible.

      Of course their false alarms are not exceptional. More than a half-century of global warming warnings have come and gone with the sky exactly where it was on the first Earth Day in 1970. The fact that it hasn’t fallen has left the end-of-the-world cult with no choice but to continue to recalibrate its projections.

      From Wet/Soggy/Soaked Sydney – OH for Global Warming

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      OldOzzie

      America’s Largest Farm Cooperative Warns Sanctions May Spark Fertilizer Shortages

      America’s largest farmer cooperative sounded the alarm Wednesday about possible disruptions of fertilizer supplies from Russia due to Western sanctions on Moscow.

      CHS Inc., the largest agricultural cooperative in the US, said in an SEC filing that it’s concerned about obtaining Russian fertilizer because of sanctions making it “more expensive and difficult to do business with Russia.”

      CHS warned that sanctions could “cause delays with respect to, or prevent, shipments of fertilizer to us, cause inflationary pressures on and impact our ability to purchase fertilizer, disrupt the execution of banking transactions with certain Russian financial institutions and result in volatility in foreign exchange rates and interest rates, all of which could have a material adverse effect on our business and operations.”

      The cooperative said it holds no operations in Russia. However, it has $30 million in grain inventories sitting in silos in Ukraine and will have to take an “impairment charge” because of its inability to access those stockpiles.

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    David Maddison

    So…will the uninjected (for covid “vaccine”) ever be allowed to leave Australia?

    Ever?

    What is the plan?

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      Peter C

      Plan?

      Sentenced to the Term of Our Natural Life!

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        KP

        “Sentenced to the Term of Our Natural Life!” Which is still better than the vaccine sentence!

        Although I see one of Pfizer’s worries was the vaccinated would infect the unvaxxed with the spike protein, it would be passed around. They had a special ‘event notification’ for this, outside the publicised ones.

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    OldOzzie

    THE GEEK IN PICTURES: CATCH UP EDITION

    Time to catch up with things. Starting with the fact that inflation in the U.S. is running conspicuously higher than other industrialized nations.

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      OldOzzie

      Pentagon Foresees Very Protracted Ukraine Conflict To Be “At Least Measured In Years”

      General Mark Milley, the chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said before the House Armed Services Committee on Tuesday where he and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin were testifying on the defense budget, that he believes the Russia-Ukraine conflict will continue for years.

      He described what the Pentagon sees as what’s to be a “very protracted conflict” to come that’s “at least measured in years.” As we reported earlier, Gen. Milley further called Russia’s military operation the “greatest threat to peace and security of Europe, perhaps the world in my 40 years of service and in uniform.”

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        OldOzzie

        Clausewitz, Russia, and Ukraine

        The Russians may have learned again what history teaches: that those who plan to win a short war often end up losing a long one.

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        OldOzzie

        General Milley Downplays Kicking Out Troops over Vaccine Mandate

        Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Mark Milley downplayed the effect of kicking out troops from the military for not complying with the Biden administration’s military vaccine mandate, even amid threats from China and Russia and recruiting difficulties in the Army.

        Rep. Jim Banks (R-IN), a Navy veteran, asked Milley Tuesday at a House Armed Services Committee hearing if it was worth sacrificing the military’s total number of troops for vaccine mandates.

        “Would you rather have a few extra battalions of unvaccinated soldiers, or not have them at all because of this?” Banks asked Milley.

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          OldOzzie

          Who Wins, Who Loses Gen. Milley’s Long War?

          Speaking of the seven-week war in Ukraine ignited by Vladimir Putin, Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is warning us to expect a war that lasts for years.

          “I do think this is a very protracted conflict … measured in years,” Milley told Congress. “I don’t know about a decade, but at least years, for sure.”

          As our first response, said Milley, we should build more military bases in Eastern Europe and begin to rotate U.S. troops in and out.

          Yet this sounds like a prescription for a Cold War II that America ought to avert, not fight. For the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine, while a declared goal of U.S. policy, is not a vital U.S. interest to justify risking a calamitous war with Russia.

          Proof of that political reality lies in political facts.

          For 40 years of the Cold War, Ukraine was an integral part of the Soviet Union. In 1991, Bush I warned Ukrainian secessionists, who wanted to sever ties to Russia, not to indulge such “suicidal nationalism.”

          And though we brought 14 new nations into NATO after 1991, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama never brought in Ukraine.

          Indeed, during the seven weeks of this war, President Joe Biden has refused to transfer to Ukraine the 28 MIG-29s that Poland offered to make available, if the U.S. would replace the Polish MIGs with U.S. fighter jets.

          Biden has warned that this could ignite a collision with Russia that could lead to World War III. And he is not going to risk a third world war that could escalate to nuclear war — for Ukraine.

          What is Biden saying by denying the MIGs to Ukraine?

          That preventing Russia from amputating Donbas, Crimea and the Black Sea coast of Ukraine is not a U.S. interest so vital as to be worth our risking war with Russia. Ukraine is not only outside NATO; it is outside the perimeter of U.S. vital interests justifying war.

          This crisis in Ukraine is calling forth the larger question:

          For whom and for what should the United States go to war with a nation with a larger nuclear arsenal than our own, but which does not directly threaten us?

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        Dave in the States

        Well, Milley is a lot like his boss, in 40 years he has never been right about anything.

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      OldOzzie

      US spies reveal leaking dodgy intelligence on Russia – media

      Releases to the press were intended to “deter” Russia, even if the intel was flimsy, NBC has revealed

      US intelligence officials leaked information about the Ukraine conflict that wasn’t “rock solid” and outright made up some claims, all to win an “info war” against the Kremlin, according to an NBC News report on Wednesday. The officials admitted to, and boasted about, releasing this misinformation.

      When the American media cited US “intelligence” to warn that Russia was preparing to use chemical weapons in Ukraine, and when President Joe Biden repeated these warnings, they were participating in a disinformation campaign, the NBC report reveals.

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      OldOzzie

      Twitter bans US Marine for questioning Ukraine narrative

      Platform says USMC veteran and former UN weapons inspector Scott Ritter violated “targeted harassment” rule

      Twitter “permanently suspended” the retired US Marine Corps officer Scott Ritter on Wednesday, accusing him of engaging in prohibited behavior by questioning the claims of Ukrainian authorities that Russian soldiers had massacred civilians in Bucha near Kiev. Ritter is best known as the former UN weapons inspector who doubted US claims about Iraqi weapons of mass destruction, invoked by Washington as a pretext for the 2003 invasion.

      “So apparently I’ve been suspended from Twitter for the crime of challenging the orthodox narrative of the so-called Bucha massacre,” Ritter said on his Telegram channel, sharing a screenshot of the message he received from the Big Tech platform.

      “I’ve appealed, so who knows what the future will bring,” Ritter said, adding that “Freedom of speech in America today is an endangered concept.”

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      I highly recommend watching the musical “Fiddler on The Roof” for a heartfelt insight into how the Czar treated the Ukrainians back in 1905. It is no wonder that they have put up such resistance to yet another attempted takeover.

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    Dennis

    Chairman Dan of Victoriastan has reactivated the State Emergency Powers legislation, remember that somehow Union Labor Victoria convinced minor players in the Parliament to support a bill giving the Chairman power to activate Emergency Powers without reference to the Parliament for debate and democratic vote.

    Last night on Sky News – Credlin this was mentioned and a discussion took place with a Liberal Opposition MP from that State, the big question is why?

    Could there be a lockdown as soon as the official Federal Election campaign is announced, meaning election date?

    After all, the Labor State Governments have been doing their best to remain under COVID-19 cover while blaming the Federal Government and PM for just about everything and giving no credit for Federal iniatives like funding employers and employees for the duration of the lockdowns and restrictions that impacted adversely on the State economies and businesses, and others.

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    OldOzzie

    Proof has emerged from the White House that Biden’s presidency is over

    Obama came to the White House today, immediately got mobbed, and no one wanted to talk to Biden.

    Not only was Obama the magnetic force in the room, but he also made it clear to all that they should shun Biden:

    However, Obama, who is an extremely smart politician, despite his ignorance and broken, Marxist moral compass, knows that Kamala is as bad as, or even worse than, Biden.

    And that fact left me with an admittedly wild theory about how Obama may intend to fix things: Obama’s aiming to get back into the Oval Office.

    My premise is that Obama fully understands that, if Biden is ousted immediately under the 25th Amendment, there are only idiots and incompetents to take his place. If it’s not Kamala Harris, then it’s Nancy Pelosi and, if not her, then Patrick Leahy, Antony Blinken, Janet Yellen, Lloyd Austin, Merrick Garland… Obama knows none of these nonentities will secure the transformation he promised America. Instead, there are three steps to return Obama to the presidency:

    1. Have the Democrat establishment remove Kamala Harris from office, whether through threats or bribes.

    2. Have the Democrats declare that, because world instability (Ukraine, Putin, China) puts us at unprecedented risk, only a politically seasoned person can be vice president, with Obama graciously accepting that role.

    3. Oust Biden using the 25th Amendment. And voilà! President Obama (again). He can even have Stacey Abrams as his veep.

    The 22nd Amendment does not bar Obama from regaining the presidency this way. It only stops him from being “elected to the office.” The three steps above avoid an election.

    Obama will then have two and a half years to lock down America’s “fundamental transformation” into a fully socialized third-world country, and Biden has given him a head start when it comes to destroying institutions. Heck, if Obama does the job right, he can be the new Putin or Erdoğan: America’s president for life.

    And yes, I agree this sounds crazy, but events since 2020 show that we really are nothing more than a fancy banana republic.

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      David Maddison

      The Democrats will be happy to break the law in any case but whether a twice elected President can become President a third time might be debatable. From Wikipedia, although not referencing the exact case:

      The amendment prohibits anyone who has been elected president twice from being elected again. Under the amendment, someone who fills an unexpired presidential term lasting more than two years is also prohibited from being elected president more than once. Scholars debate whether the amendment prohibits affected individuals from succeeding to the presidency under any circumstances or whether it applies only to presidential elections.

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    OldOzzie

    Hunter Biden Whistleblower Flees to Switzerland, Claims to Have Mountain of Data Coming

    Now, a whistleblower previously made known for giving the hard drive from Hunter Biden’s infamous laptop to The Daily Mail back in 2020 is speaking out — and if he’s telling the truth, the Bidens should be losing sleep over it.

    The source who distributed Hunter Biden‘s laptop to congressmen and media has fled the US to Switzerland, saying he fears retaliation from the Biden administration.

    Jack Maxey gave DailyMail.com a copy of the hard drive from Hunter’s abandoned laptop in the spring of 2021.

    He also gave copies and material from it to the Washington Post, New York Times, and Senator Chuck Grassley in his role as ranking Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee – but he claims they all sat on it for months.

    For the past two weeks, Maxey has been in hiding in Zurich, working with IT experts to dig out more data from the ‘laptop from hell’.

    Maxey, a former co-host of ex-Donald Trump advisor Steve Bannon’s podcast the War Room, claims he and his colleagues have found ‘450 gigabytes of deleted material’ including 80,000 images and videos and more than 120,000 archived emails.

    He said he intends to post them all online in a searchable database in the coming weeks.

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      OldOzzie

      Exclusive — Peter Schweizer: ‘Slam Dunk’ Case to Indict Hunter Biden on Tax Evasion

      Breitbart News senior contributor and Government Accountability Institute (GAI) President Peter Schweizer said during a Republican Study Committee (RSC) meeting that there is a slam dunk case to indict Hunter Biden on charges of tax evasion, Breitbart News has learned exclusively.

      Schweizer, the author of Red-Handed: How American Elites Get Rich Helping China Win, spoke to the RSC members about his book, which focuses on how American elites and lawmakers became rich to America’s detriment. The Red-Handed author said during the meeting that although the book documents many elites that sell out to China, it principally focuses on President Joe Biden and his family.

      RSC Chairman Jim Banks (R-IN) said that he thought, after reading Clinton Cash: The Untold Story of How and Why Foreign Governments and Businesses Helped Make Bill and Hillary Rich, the Clintons were the most corrupt family in politics, and then he learned about the Biden family.

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      OldOzzie

      GOP Senators Release More Receipts Showing The Depths Of Biden Family Profiteering With Foreign Enemies

      The corporate press originally smeared GOP senators for investigating the Bidens’ sketchy foreign business dealings, but look what they found.

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      OldOzzie

      Is ‘The Big Guy’ In Big Trouble? Issues & Insights

      So far, the lurid news reports of global influence peddling, sex and drugs emanating from Hunter Biden’s abandoned laptop and its thousands upon thousands of damning emails have been treated solely as the risqué escapades of President Joe Biden’s ne’er-do-well son. However sad this episode might be, we’ve been told it has nothing to do with the president himself. Oh, really?

      In fact, based on what we know so far, President Biden could be in a world of legal trouble.

      Ordinarily, influence peddling involves a middleman with access to someone powerful. The middleman uses his access to a powerful politician or official to obtain money and/or favors from a third party, who in turn wants favors or access from the powerful official.

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    OldOzzie

    How To Watch Formula 1 on 10 play

    Bios: Meet the Network 10 F1 Team

    Aussie F1 legend Mark Webber returns to headline the 10 Sport coverage, offering expert opinions and commentary over the weekend, including qualifying and the big race with co-hosts Tara Rushton and Scott Mackinnon. While F1 expert Tom Clarkson will bring fans all the colour and news from inside the F1 paddock.

    Network 10 will also bring viewers all the glamour and excitement of Formula One from around the circuit with Natalie Hunter and Archie Thompson.

    The Formula 1® Heineken® Australian Grand Prix 2022 promises to be an action-packed weekend of thrills and spills, on and off the track, live and free on Network 10.

    Formula 1® Heineken® Australian Grand Prix 2022 – Schedule

    Friday, 8 April: 12.00pm – 5.30pm AEST on 10 Bold and 10 play – Formula One Practice

    Saturday, 9 April: 10.00am – 5.30pm AEST on 10 and 10 play – Formula One Qualifying

    Sunday, 10 April: 10.00am – 5.30pm AEST on 10 and 10 play – Formula One Race

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    OldOzzie

    Marriage Makes You Happier, Better, And More Successful But Fewer Americans Are Even Willing To Date

    Fewer Americans are interested in seeking out a life partner even though data shows that marriage often leads to flourishing.

    New polling from Pew Research Center suggests that more than half of single U.S. adults, 56 percent, are not interested in romantic relationships or even going on casual dates. As noted in the survey results, that number is up six percentage points from 2019.

    Only 32 percent of those Americans who are looking for dates say they want committed relationships. Approximately 16 percent say they are content to stick with casual dating.

    Those men and women who do enter the dating pool are less and less satisfied with their prospects. At least 63 percent of U.S. adults claim that dating has become more difficult, especially during the last two years. Seven-in-ten Americans say their dating lives are not going well at all.

    Marriage is one of the greatest measures of flourishing for U.S. adults. Fewer Americans are choosing marriage over casual dating and cohabitation but those who do tie the knot report lower divorce rates and higher general happiness.

    “Compared to Americans who are unmarried, married Americans are more likely to report that they have a satisfying social life and a larger group of close friends. They also say they are more satisfied with their personal health than their single peers do,” the American National Family Life Survey notes.

    Married couples who add kids to their families are even more satisfied. Even during the pandemic, married couples with children were less likely to report sadness or unwanted weight gain than any other group.

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      yarpos

      Unsurprising. The risk of financial ruin are too great these days. Totally understand young people being wary, especially successful ones building assets.

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      another ian

      “Here’s a bit of advice for both young men and women: If you are searching for someone to potentially spend your life with and intend, at any time in the future, to have children do not seek or date a woman on chemical birth control unless she is off same for at least six months — and a year is better.”

      More at

      https://market-ticker.org/akcs-www?post=245576

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      KP

      “Fewer Americans Are Even Willing To Date”

      That just means the “decrease population” drugs are working… Not the contraceptives, the ones they poison us with to kill our sex drives.

      The only people breeding are those in the third world, far away from treated water and Western diets/medicines. All part of the death of the White Empire, we can’t keep our economies going, we can’t replace our populations and we are helpless under our masters.

      So, Russia joins with India and China, America/Europe & the West collapse under the petro-dollar’s demise, the BRICS take over… Except Russia’s population is also decreasing and China has massive problems after its one-child policy, so is it India who will reap the world in 30years?

      Dammit I want to live longer!!

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    David Maddison

    Here is the video with commentary of Biden being ignored at the White House function.

    https://youtu.be/hIm3w76kecs

    “Joe Biden seemed ‘lost, uncertain’ and appeared to be ‘ignored’ at White House function”

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    David Maddison

    Here is a brief discussion about whether Australia’s outgoing travel ban for the unvaxxed is in breach of Article 12 of the 1966 International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), see

    http://www.austlii.edu.au/cgi-bin/sinodisp/au/other/dfat/treaties/ATS/1980/23.html?stem=0&synonyms=0&query=civil%20and%20political

    Discussion at:

    https://law.anu.edu.au/research/essay/covid-19-and-international-law/australia%E2%80%99s-outward-travel-ban-breach-international

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    David Maddison

    This letter was sent to The Courier Mail, not by me.

    Dear Editor,

    The Decision by the Chief Medical Officer of Australia, Professor Paul Kelly, to ban unvaccinated Australians leaving the country is wrong, not justified and serves no useful purpose.

    Professor Kelly that his justification for making this discriminatory decision was in keeping with Australia’s signing of the “Protection of the Rest of the World’ from pandemics convention.

    Professor Kelly’s harsh and irrational decision ignores other Covenants and Treaties Australia has signed down through the years.

    Given that Covid19 vaccination rates are high in most countries and the virus has already spread around the globe, what justification can there be for this unjust move by Professor Kelly?

    What of the Constitution? In 1992 the High Court of Australia decided that Australia’s form of parliamentary democracy necessarily requires a degree of freedom for individuals.

    Why is Professor Kelly ignoring other UN Treaties? In September 1975, Australia ratified the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, and in 1980 The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.

    Australia also signed up for the Declaration of Human Rights.

    In the Declaration of Human Rights, Article 13 of this Declaration states that “(1) Everyone has the right to freedom of movement and residence within the borders of each state.” And (2). Everyone has the right to leave any country, including his own, and to return to his country.

    Article 3 states; “Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person.”

    Article 7 states; “All are equal before the law and are entitled without any discrimination to equal protection of the law. All are entitled to equal protection against any discrimination in violation of this Declaration and against any incitement to such discrimination.”

    These articles have been ignored by Professor Kelly. Haven’t the citizens of Australia put up with enough restrictions over the past two years? Why is it justifiable to treat come Australian citizens less favourably than others?

    Given the pandemic has well and truly spread around the globe, what justification can there be stopping the unvaccinated from leaving Australia – given that a fully vaccinated person can still catch Covid AND pass it on?”

    It’s nonsense to suggest that the unvaccinated person poses a health risk to other countries. If this is Professor Kelly’s major concern, then why not simply PCR or RA test all unvaccinated people prior to their departure? It’s not rocket science.

    Also there are 72 countries which now are now prepared to accept unvaccinated travellers into their country including, Greece, France, Spain, Serbia, Sweden, Croatia, Poland, Norway, Ireland, Hungary, Iceland, Vietnam, Egypt, Israel, Jordan and Denmark just to name a few.

    Also many carriers are prepared to have unvaccinated people fly on their aircraft, so what business is of Professor Kelly to say the unvaccinated can’t leave this country?

    Professor Kelly’s decision is discriminatory, a blatant denial of human rights and does nothing for the curtailing the spread of the virus and denies many Australians equality with their vaccinated peers.

    Time for Professor Kelly to drop his ban immediately.

    Yours sincerely,

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      Serp

      Fine, then let’s unsign the Protection of the rest of the World from Pandmics convention. This is the sort of rubbish the eurocrats in Brussells think up on quiet days. Paul Kelly’s a doormat for any woke incursion as his pusillanimous performance when asked to define a woman revealed. What an awful country, what a dreadful accident of birth landed me here.

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    John Connor II

    Subaru to discontinue the legendary WRX in favour of electric post 2022.

    Well, that’s going to push Rex prices into “collectable” status!
    Rex’s are in huge demand but in short supply now so there’s some serious profit coming up ☺
    I really like the 2022 Honda Civic type R styling (no longer looks like Optimus Prime) but it’s still FWD and lacks the features the Rex has for way less money.
    Pity..

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      David Maddison

      Get woke, go broke.

      What an unbelievably stupid act to cancel one of their most popular models.

      The sort of person interested in WRX’s is not likely to be interested in an EV.

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        Hanrahan

        At the dawn of the 20th Century the motor industry was on a tear, everyone who could cobble together a “car” was guaranteed a fortune.

        Sadly, like miners in a gold rush, only a few made it. The same will happen here and those falling by the wayside will include some big names. I don’t know who the winners and losers will be, but until lately I thought Toyota was playing a cool hand, NOT abandoning their hybrids.

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      Lucky

      This rumor, well some support from Subaru, applies only to the STi version.

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      David Maddison

      Will he be coming by sail boat?

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        el+gordo

        Fly in fly out.

        The Melbourne event is being sponsored by the AEF and they get a good run in the Spectator.

        https://www.australianenvironment.org

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        el+gordo

        Rowan Dean is currently the editor of Spectator Australia.

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        el+gordo

        Filling out the story …

        ‘In December 2013, the Australian ex PM Tony Abbott was lobbying to have Moran lead a govenrnment review of the Renewable Energy Target, but his advice wasn’t heeded and another friend of the Liberal-Coalition, businessman, Dick Warbrton was commissioned instead. Moran’s climate-denial expressions were too extreme for almost everyone in the government.

        ‘Not long after Moran was pushed out of the IPA by the more moderate Executive Director, John Roskan. Roskam told The Australian newspaper that Moran had been asked to leave the IPA due to concerns about his “social media activity”. (wiki)

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    John Connor II

    Australia: Deadly Hong Kong Covid Variant Taking Over

    Well, now another heavily vaccinated country — Australia — is facing a double trouble. Australia is facing a new powerful wave of Covid, and on top of it, the deadly Hong Kong Variant Ba2.2 that killed about 1 in 100 ill persons in Hong Kong, is rapidly on the way to becoming dominant.

    https://igorchudov.substack.com/p/australia-deadly-hong-kong-covid

    Covid isn’t going anywhere now.
    Things are going crazy on the disease front primarily in Asia and Africa and slowly moving east.
    2 months ago Australia was a blank page on the disease front (ignoring Covid) but that’s slowly but surely changing.
    Those with sub-optimal immune systems are in the firing line.
    Take Rabies – it’s a 100/100 virus.
    If you take the vaccine within 10 days the survival rate is 100%. After 10 days the mortality rate is 100%. The problem is it’s a nervous system disease and can take months or years for symptoms to show depending on the bite location.

    So the message is “eat your vegetables, don’t vote for them” because their health policies will be your undoing.

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    John Connor II

    Dr Sucharit Bhakdi – Astonishing new data on what the bioweapon does to people…the whole personality changes

    Video + transcript

    https://seemorerocks.is/dr-sucharit-bhakdi-the-bioweapon-changes-the-whole-personality/

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    David Maddison

    In Once Great Britain the government has finally acknowledged that Vit D, beyond the tiny amount required to prevent rickets, might actually be important and is holding an inquiry into the matter.

    Just imagine how many lives might have been saved from covid if deficiencies were corrected.

    Vitamin D is not under patent therefore there will likely be strong opposition to the inquiry by Big Pharma and assorted useful idiots.

    John Campbell discusses.

    https://youtu.be/_2Te-XAMn1E

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    el+gordo

    Federal carbon farming is a rort.

    https://www.warwickhughes.com/blog/?p=6893

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      Ronin

      Isn’t it only a rort if you are not in on it.

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        el+gordo

        Its a diabolical mess, this wicked web of deceit, shameless.

        ‘Farmers that make money by selling carbon credits will receive a tax break, a key measure the Nationals say they secured in return for supporting the government’s net zero by 2050 target.

        ‘Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud said the tax concessions, estimated to be worth $100 million over four years, were one of the measures the Coalition partner requested in return for its support of the climate target.’ (ABC)

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    Serp

    There I was unsuspectingly reading from a world socialist website article and stumbled upon “Above all, it is vitally necessary to build a mass movement rooted in the international working class fighting intransigently against war and for a strategy to eliminate COVID-19 throughout the world.”

    Here’s the rest of it: http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2022/04/07/pers-a07.html with details of the two year drop in life expectancy since the advent of covid.

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      another ian

      Emphasis on this by any chance?

      ” a mass movement rooted in the international working class ”

      Thought not

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    R.B

    I don’t know where else to have a whinge.

    First on the news in Adelaide

    “‘Absolute disgrace’: Anti-vaxxers heckle Spurrier after court ruling …As Spurrier left court, a small but vocal crowd of anti-vaxxers shouted “Shame!” and “I want my job back” as she was escorted to a car accompanied by police and court security officers”

    Then how cool was this fella

    “Pensioner angrily heckles Scott Morrison during pub visit: ‘Sick of your bulls***'”

    Followed by an ad attacking the government for not doing enough for pensioners by a pro Labor group.

    So a sincere protest is wrong but a Labor Party election stunt is the voice of the people.

    Its so sad that we have people pushing this down the throats of the great unwashed to earn lots of money so as to not have to live next to them.

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    Honk R Smith

    I am a right brain type.
    Do not have the facility for ‘science’ of my bettors like Anthony Fauci and Brian Stelter.
    (The word requires air quotes nowadays.)
    Against the advise of the NYT, CNN, and Jacinda, I’ve done a bit of my own research.

    This is my favorite item so far …
    https://www.researchgate.net/publication/328500690_A_global_assessment_of_atoll_island_planform_changes_over_the_past_decades

    So, my question to the greater lights at Jonova …

    how does the this paper not put the whole thing to a lie?
    If Glaciers are melting and rising sea levels threaten Barack Obama’s new seaside estate, how can atoll islands be stable and increasing in land area?

    Just from the very first sentence?

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      Hanrahan

      I’m a fading brain type, about to have my 80th.

      As a boy [70+ yrs ago] I lived in a suburb Ross Island with little of it more than a couple of feet above spring tides. The gutter outside my house would have water in it and our backyard would get wet. Today nothing has changed, you certainly can’t buy property at a discount because of “impending” inundation. I wouldn’t live there because of the sand flies, but that’s another matter.

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      yarpos

      Maybe it does and at the very least it should draw some attention given the hysterical claims of the “accelerated sea level rise crowd”

      However the are many factors in motion at the same time , so we never clearly get the picture with all other factors held constant. Land masses erode and get built up, land masses rise and fall, sea level is alleged to be rising very slowly, the accuracy of measurement systems and the surrounding estimates seems dubious at best and of course the MSM and some local councils will latch on to and run with the most hysterical claims e.g. the flood maps of one metre sea level rise.

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    another ian

    “There Is Something Very Troublesome About the Western Govt, Post-COVID, Rules-Based Order
    April 7, 2022 | Sundance | 57 Comments

    While the western media quickly jumped from the COVID crisis to the Ukraine crisis, in the background of current events there is a lot of activity amid western government that does not look very democratic.”

    More at

    https://theconservativetreehouse.com/blog/2022/04/07/there-is-something-very-troublesome-about-the-western-govt-post-covid-rules-based-order/

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    OldOzzie

    In this day and age of misery in Australia after COVID Imprisonment, Island Prison for Unvaccinated and Wet/Soggy/Soaking East Coast

    It is time to remember why Australia is Great – Be uplifted by

    The Seekers – I Am Australian, Georgy Girl & Waltzing Matilda* Live, 1994 – New HQ upload

    The complete performance from the AFL Grand Final in 1994, *including a verse of the National Anthem, ‘Advance, Australia Fair’, at the end. Judith Durham has also released her own version of this with reworked lyrics.

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    OldOzzie

    In 2004 India was well ahead of today

    – Enjoyed watching SBS on Demand Bride & Prejudice Romantic Comedy 1h 48m 2004 English Expires in 6 days

    The Third [email protected] in Indian Dance Tradition

    Showcasing Punjabi processional wedding-dancing. (Picture includes 3 hijdas, an ancient, ubiquitous, sari-wearing transgender clan

    Excellent Summation of movie

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    Denny

    What happened to Dr Spencer’s site?

    I went there and it appears to be gone.

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    red edwards

    Rabid politician in the US Congress. . . .

    https://www.kcra.com/article/capitol-hill-fox-tests-positive-for-rabies-after-biting-rep-ami-bera-nbc-news-says/39655374

    I’m surprised that CNN is accusing Fox News of having a rabid reported in DC. . . 😀

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    Here in Britain, on Tuesday, we saw Senator Malcolm Roberts of Queensland, on the telly, on Freeview. The Mark Stein Show on GB News, talking about deaths from the Covid jab. He said he had been taken off Youtube for talking about Ivermectin. He said that Ivermectin saves lives while the Covid jab kills people. He said that the doctor patient relationship in Australia has been smashed. He said that rates of miscarriage have increased from 13 per cent amongst the unvaccinated, up to 50 per cent amongst the vaccinated. And that 75 per cent is now the rate of miscarriage amongst vaccinated people at fertility clinics. He is calling for a Royal Commission into vaccine deaths and injuries. The most recent mortality data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics is from November last year. The most recent data on live births is from 2020. Birth data used to be available six weeks after, not 15 months and counting. He says “Are they hiding miscarriages?” I did a DuckDuckGo on him, see: https://www.openaustralia.org.au/senate/?id=2022-03-30.22.1. In Britain the only MP that’s not evil, corrupt or a moron is Labour MP Graham Stringer.

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    David Maddison

    Another recent Dr John Campbell report on Vit D, apart from the one I mentioned above.

    He mentions two studies.

    The first finds no benefit of Vit D for acute respiratory infections.

    The second from Israel has findings consistent with other studies of Vit D showing increased covid disease severity and mortality among those hospitalised for covid who have Vit D deficiency.

    Concerning the first study, I predicted there would be attempts to portray Vit D as ineffective as it is not a patented drug.

    Video at: https://youtu.be/88_CUmG6n3M

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      William Astley

      John Campbell does not understand the Vit D puzzle (it appears he does not understand what Vit D does in the body) which is complicated by the fact that we are also deficient in minerals because roughly half of the minerals have been lost in agriculture soil. The plants absorb the minerals. We eat the plants and animals which we also eat, eat plants which we grow, and then our waste goes to the sea. This is the reason why 75% of the population is deficient in the elements magnesium and zinc. We are also deficient in calcium for a different reason.

      We logically become super humans when all of the deficiencies are corrected including the K2 and Vit A deficiency. Old age and life changes for those who are not deficient. Depression the most common ‘mental’ illness disappears.

      The average Vit D level in most populations (roughly the same for Canada, US, and Israel as people work and live in doors) is around 27 ng/ml, however, that is an average. Dark skin people, old people, and obese people all have Vit D levels that are less than 20 ng/ml. Overtime the very low Vit D levels causes organ multiple organ failure. This explains the epidemic of type 2 diabetes and dementia in the world.

      https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0199265

      “First, comparing incidence rates, there was an 82% lower incidence rate of breast cancer for women with 25(OH)D concentrations: 60 vs <20 ng/ml (Rate Ratio = 0.18, P = 0.006). …..
      ….. Third, multivariate Cox regression revealed that women with 25(OH)D concentrations: 60 ng/ml had an 80% lower risk of breast cancer than women with concentrations <20 ng/ml (HR = 0.20, P = 0.03), adjusting for age, BMI, smoking status, calcium supplement intake, and study of origin.”

      To prevent cancer (80% reduction in breast cancer) requires a Vit D level blood stream level that is great than 60 ng/ml. To prevent osteoporosis requires a Vit D level that is greater than 40 ng/ml.

      To correct Vit D deficiency (Vit D blood stream above 60 ng/ml), requires roughly 6000 IU to 8000 IU day for normal BMI people.

      Fake Vit D studies give people 1000 UI or 2000 UI per day to Vit D deficient people, to prove that taking Vit D does not stop cancer, prevent people from getting viruses, prevent periodontal disease, prevent type 2 diabetes, prevent depression, prevent heart attacks, prevent dementia and so on. People who have their Vit D corrected to above 60 ng/ml lose 10 to 15 pounds and they regain a normal body shape (regain the curve in the spine and their body tightens up).

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        David Maddison

        John Campbell does not understand the Vit D puzzle 

        I’m not sure what you mean.

        He has been a strong advocate for Vitamin D supplementation.

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          William Astley

          An advocate who does not understand the subject or the swamp’s work, is not an advocate. Campbell is unaware that there have been Vit D studies (fake studies) where the public was all given placebos. The double blind concept does not work when the patient is severely Vit D deficient and deficient in Vit K, Magnesium, Calcium, and Zinc.

          This video has produced by Robert Heaney who is one of the lead Vit D researchers in the world. What I say below is explained much better in the video.

          All of our cells have a copy of our DNA code in them. The information to defend our cells and for normal cellular action in the organ in question, is encoded in 1500 of our genomes, which can only be accessed with Vit D. Those 1500 genomes are used in 600 systems in our body. The systems do not function adequately or at all when Vit D is low. There is no penalty if Vit D is ‘high’. The body uses up Vit D when it is under attack by a virus, or cancer, or when it needs to build more muscle or bone.

          The body needs Vit D like money. Too much money is not a problem. The Vit D does not force the cell to access the DNA to get the instructions.

          Vitamin D Sunshine Optimal Health: Putting it all Together
          https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B9SNfrE7P1s

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      William Astley

      This is link to a couple of papers that discuss the magnesium deficiency. It is strange or sad that no one has suggesting correcting all of the human input deficiencies.

      It is not physically possible by adjusting diet to correct the magnesium and zinc deficiency. Because of long term agricultural use, our soils have lost some of the key elements.

      Our health care system treats chronic ‘diseases’ like metabolic syndrome (kidney failure and liver damage, nerve damage, blindness, amputation, and so on) that are caused by the magnesium and Vit D deficiency with big pharma chemicals and expensive dialysis which gradually kills the patient.

      https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/26404370/

      Magnesium in Prevention and Therapy

      . <30%–50% of the RDA for magnesium. It is suggested that the dietary intakes of magnesium in the United States Nutrients 2015, …

      ….have been declining over the last 100 years from about 500 mg/day to 175–225 mg/day.

      https://www.degruyter.com/document/doi/10.7556/jaoa.2018.037/html?lang=de

      Role of Magnesium in Vitamin D Activation and Function

      … Deficiency in either of these nutrients is reported to be associated with various disorders, such as skeletal deformities, cardiovascular diseases, and metabolic syndrome.

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    David Maddison

    Here is an excellent new video about genuine climate change deniers, i.e. those who believe in anthropogenic global warming.

    To support the anthropogenic global warming fraud, warmists have to deny previous episodes of natural climate change such as the Little Ice Age and Medieval Warm Period.

    Highly recommended!

    14 mins.

    https://youtu.be/D0NJ_YX5fPs

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    PeterS

    Democrats Now Also Poking China The Covert Destruction Ahead

    Let me make this VERY clear. The Western Keynesian Economic Model is collapsing. Schwab’s claim that “You’ll own nothing. And you’ll be happy” is not a communist sales pitch. It is far more serious than that. Because the European Central Bank moved to negative interest rates back in 2014 and there has been NO stimulation ever achieved, they have kept European governments on life-support and wiped out all the pension funds that by law had to hold a portion of government bonds.

    Let us make no mistake here, the Neocons have laid out the plan of using Ukraine to poke the Bear for two reasons. First, they really do think they can conquer Russia and they know that Putin is NOT the madman and is far more reasonable. They are counting on that assuming he will NOT turn to nuclear weapons and they will take over Russia and then turn on China. Second, this is also about ending energy flowing from Russia to Europe for the pipelines flow through Ukraine

    The next world war looks like being one between mixed styles of governments. On the one side of the possible war there are governments who profess to be atheistic and Christian (China and Russia) and on the other side there are governments who profess to be Christian but in reality they are made up of mixed religions and atheists yet have a definite fascist overtone as exhibited by their actions over the past couple of years. What a mess.

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    William Astley

    Global warming is over, based on the paleo record and how the sun is changing now.
    The mechanism that produces sunspots has been interrupted. This is going to lead to a period of time (70 to 100 years) when the sun does not produce sunspots. We are nearing the peak of solar cycle 25 and as you can see, the sunspots are disappearing.
    https://sdo.gsfc.nasa.gov/assets/img/latest/latest_1024_HMIIC.jpg

    We are living through a Dansgaard-Oeschger warming period. The cyclic D-O warming periods occur in both the glacial and interglacial period. This graph (temperature on the Greenland Ice sheet vs time) shows that there have been 9 warming periods during this interglacial. The Antarctic ice sheet cools during the D-O warming periods, as the albedo of the Antarctic ice sheet is greater than the albedo of top of clouds. This pheromone, where the Greenland Ice sheet warms and the Antarctic ice sheet cools, is called the polar see-saw. The D-O warming periods are caused by changes in cloud cover caused by solar changes and geomagnetic field changes.
    http://www.climate4you.com/images/GISP2%20TemperatureSince10700%20BP%20with%20CO2%20from%20EPICA%20DomeC.gif
    Astronomers have been hiding a secret because it disproves the CO2 global warming theory. The sun has reached the age where it changes rotation and stops producing a strong magnetic field and sunspots.
    Astronomers have been studying a group of solar like stars (stars which are the same size, composition, and age as the sun). The sun is the only sun like star, that has not stopped producing sunspots at this point in its life.
    Magnetic fields implicated in the mysterious midlife crisis of stars
    Using dynamo models of magnetic field generation in stars, the team show that at about the age of the Sun the magnetic field generation mechanism of stars suddenly becomes sub-critical or less efficient. This allows stars to exist in two distinct activity states — a low activity mode and an active mode. A middle aged star like the Sun can often switch to the low activity mode resulting in drastically reduced angular momentum losses by magnetized stellar winds.

    https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/07/210728105700.htm

    https://arxiv.org/abs/1705.09668
    Magnetic Evolution and the Disappearance of Sun-like Activity Cycles
    “…the Sun falls between the two stellar sequences (Bohm-Vitense, 2007). Recent work may have identified the reason why the solar activity cycle does not fit the pattern established by other stars: the Sun’s rotation rate and magnetic field may be in a transitional phase that occurs in all middle-aged stars (van Saders et al., 2016; Metcalfe, Egeland, and van Saders, 2016).”

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      Kalm Keith

      🙂
      Complex.

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      el+gordo

      Good coverage, its so obvious that this Modern Climate Optimum is a warm D-O Event.

      On the matter of ‘geomagnetic field changes’, do you know what caused an Excursion 42,000 years ago?

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    David Maddison

    The Left once realised that sooner or later they were going to run out of useful idiots to recruit so they had to dumb down the education system to ensure an endless supply.

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      el+gordo

      Dumbing down the education system, three quarters of NSW teachers are women and they are all union members. Clearly we need more non union male teachers to rearrange the curriculum.

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    another ian

    “Gravitas Plus: The story of Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky”

    https://youtu.be/Kn2TCq6R8Tw

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    TedM

    Day eight since testing positive and come out of isolation today. Tested negative yesterday. The whole experience wasn’t as bad as a serious case of the flu in my case. Just that covid has left it’s “hopefully temporary”, legacy.
    Much reduced sense of taste, and extremely low energy level. Apart from that it’s more or less situation normal.

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      Good to hear TedM. :- ) Hopefully things will keep improving.

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        TedM

        Thanks Jo. One thing to note is that when you get covid, Drs. and hospitals do no want to know you. The experience of everyone that I know that have had it.

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      Ross

      That’s very typical of most people’s experience with Omicron COVID. It’s like a weird cold. Not a flu. The reduced sense of taste may be due to zinc deficiency.

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      KevJ

      Good to hear Ted.. Plus thanks for the updates.

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    philemon

    First, an old oncology joke:

    Three explorers somewhere in deepest darkest wherever were captured by some tribesmen, who brought them to their resident witch-doctor for judgment (presumably for trespassing).

    So, the first explorer comes before the witch-doctor, who simply asks, “Death or Juju?”

    The explorer thinks that as Death is rather final, he’ll take his chances with Juju.

    The witch-doctor proclaims, “Juju it is!” The tribesmen cart off the first explorer, and after much screaming, the first explorer is dead.

    Second explorer comes up before the witch-doctor. Again, witch-doctor asks, “Death or Juju?”

    Second explorer also thinks Juju might be better than Death, and maybe the first explorer’s Juju-death was a fluke.

    Again, the witch-doctor proclaims, “Juju it is!” Second explorer gets carted off, much screaming ensues, and second explorer is dead.

    The third explorer then comes up before the witch-doctor, and the witch doctor asks him, “Death or Juju?”

    So, thinking about all the blood-curdling screams, and the fate of his fellow explorers who chose Juju, the third explorer says, “Death,” hoping it’ll at least be less agonizing and quicker.

    The witch-doctor proclaims, triumphantly, “DEATH BY JUJU!”

    About cancer therapies and their history in medicine: https://themariachiyears.substack.com/p/coleys-toxins-how-the-most-effective

    Also, interesting but disturbing as it does expose how the gaslighting is going: https://markcrispinmiller.substack.com/p/havent-people-always-just-died-suddenly

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      red edwards

      A side bar for Coley’s Toxins. Look up Royal Raymond Rife. His “impossible” microscope was later given the Nobel Prize for its re-invention (in the 2010’s. Somewhat different technology, but the same underlying premise. See Fluorescent Microscope.), and his claim of tiny cancer causing “viruses” (filterable at less than 10 nanometers) have been discovered (not a cancer causing virons, but as lipid coated particles of the person’s own DNA in the bloodstream. Separate research.)

      As to his machine – nobody has been able to reproduce it. . . so far.)

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    Ronin

    How are we going with the definition of ‘what is a woman’.

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      OldOzzie

      Health. Men’s Health. Women’s Health. Australia’s Health Dept can’t help you.

      Question asked “Definition of a Woman” – anyone in Health Dept

      Professor Murphy “For a more fulsome answer we’ll have to Take the Question on Notice”

      MP Questioning “You are going to take on Notice the question of what a Woman is?”

      The Little Boy at the end of the 58 sec of Australian Dept of Health Embarrassment sums it up for Professor Morris in one simple sentence – and we pay Professor Morris handsomely

      “Boys have a [email protected], Girls have a [email protected]

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      OldOzzie

      ‘The Babylon Bee Is a More Reliable Source of Fact’ Than Pelosi, Rep. Cawthorn Declares

      “Madam Speaker, the left has ripped away the pit of truth from the author of life,” Cawthorn began. “They’ve exchanged natural science for a party platform, and declared war on biology. Your left-wing movement is forcing children to endure radical expressions of sexuality. And yet, you can’t even define what a woman is.”

      Cawthorn continued, “You might amend a bill but you’ll never amend biology. Science is not Burger King. You can’t just have it your way.”

      “I am the youngest member of the House of Representatives,” he added. “And I never imagined that one of my sacred duties in this hallowed chamber would be explaining to the House Speaker the difference between a man and a woman. Take note, Madam Speaker, I’m about to define what a woman is for you: XX chromosomes, no tallywhacker. It’s so simple.

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      Ronin

      Total load of BS, a mature technology that’s been around for 200 years suddenly goes from 75 % to 98% efficiency, it’s like a car engine going from 30 mpg to 150mpg in one hit after 125 years development.
      Time will tell, and if it’s true, how will we keep control of it, never happened before.

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        Graeme No.3

        Much my reaction. And even if they can boost the efficiency of hydrolysis to 98%, that just means 23% reduction in cost. With natural gas at its low price that means it still isn’t competitive. Even with gas at 3 times what it was, I don’t think it would be economic.

        And about 30 years ago I had the ‘joy’ of testing a capillary process which was going to revolutionise the industry. (It was from the CSIRO). It took 47 seconds of trial before failure.

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    Neville

    Matt Ridley goes back to Kenya after his first trip in 1968 and finds the place booming with wildlife and a 5 fold increase in Human population.
    So how can this be the case when we’re told repeatedly by the so called Scientists plus the the UN etc that Africa has been suffering for decades?
    As I’ve shown many times Africa has boomed since 1970 and has nearly quadrupled its population in just 50 years ( 363 million to 1400+ million) and today has a much increased life expectancy and a growing URBAN population.
    Anyone not understand the real world data and evidence? Anyway what’s so attractive and addictive about their stupid fantasy world?
    So why do we have to suffer this prohibition on telling the true story of the last 50 or 30 years?
    And why do the extremist donkeys insist we choose their fantasy planet over the reality of the real world data?

    https://www.rationaloptimist.com/blog/plains-of-plenty/

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      Neville

      More about Kenya and their Human population plus life exp since 1950.

      In 1950- population 6 million people and life expectancy 41 years.

      In 1970 pop 10.9 million and life exp 52.

      In 2021 pop 56 million and life exp 67 years.

      https://www.macrotrends.net/countries/KEN/kenya/population-growth-rate

      And this data has taken me about 5 minutes of my time to find online.
      So what’s their collective problem after 30+ years?

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      Ross

      So the bush people moved to the cities or bigger towns and stopped hunting wildlife. Is that too simple?

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        Neville

        Ross I think we can say that Kenya and Africa have enjoyed the best weather/ climate conditions since 1800 or 1900 or 1950 or 1970.
        But I’m only looking at the real world DATA minus their fantasies.

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          Ross

          I’ve read a few books, articles on world population dynamics and listened to those authors in interviews as well. It would seem Africa is just playing catch up with most countries in the western world. Reliable electricity has sparked urbanisation – where the bush people move to the better life in the cities. The trend should be that the families then have less children, the women are better educated and choose career over child production- etc, etc, you know the rest. But, in theory that population growth should also start to wane like the trend in most western countries. But the key is reliable power. Where do those african countries get reliable electricity in the short term – coal, oil and gas, of course.

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      b.nice

      Let’s not forget, even Nigeria has many millionaire Princes, eager to share their wealth 🙂

      And Kenya was, of course, the birth place of the current US-Democrat leader 😉

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    Neville

    So what is a WOMAN? This seems to be the hardest problem we’re faced with today and the new USA Supreme court justice appointee couldn’t answer this baffling question and even a recent Aussie Chief Health officer Dr Murphy refused to answer.
    Here’s a fairly easy, accurate answer or definition, an “adult female human being.”
    But recently we’re told that she is an adult person’s wife + many etcs.
    But if the loony gender benders get their way she could be anything they care to dream up today or yesterday.

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    Neville

    Ross I can’t argue with your forecasts and recent history and the data agrees.
    But in the past an increase in population and life expectancy was very difficult for any country or continent. This is very different since 2 billion attained in 1927.
    But today it’s almost a no brainer that first you must have a very benign climate, medical knowledge, better farming etc.
    Then better education hopefully allows girls and their partners to plan things more carefully and this may lead to smaller families.
    But Africa has an average age of about 19.7 and this is the lowest in the world.
    Aussies are about 37.5 and Japan is about 48.5, USA 38.5, China 38.5, India 28.7, Russia 40.3, UK 40.6 and Niger 14.8.

    Here’s the list from highest to lowest.

    https://www.worlddata.info/average-age.php

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      Ross

      Agree wholeheartedly – I wasn’t saying electricity was the only factor, with all those other factors being assumed. I’ll put our a big hooray to modern agriculture as well – my profession. The overall conclusion that I have attained is that the UN forecasts for virtually never ending population growth is incorrect. I think they have a latest estimate at about 11 billion. Whereas, other people would say that is an sizeable overestimate.

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      el+gordo

      Better to look at African countries individually, Ethiopia is interesting.

      ‘High fertility and rapid population growth exert negative influences on economic and social development and low levels of economic and social development provide the climate favouring high fertility and hence rapid population growth.’

      https://cyber.harvard.edu › population › policies › ETHIO.

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        Neville

        So EG in 1950 Ethiopian population was 18.1 million and life expectancy was 32.5 yrs.
        In 1970 Eth pop was 28.4 mil and life exp was 42.6 yrs
        But in 2022 Eth pop is 120.8 mil and life exp is now 67.4 yrs.
        So the Ethiopian pop has increased by 4.2 times in the last 50+ years and life exp is now 24.8 years higher. Here’s the data.
        IOW it’s very difficult to find anything wrong with their climate since 1950 or 1900 or for that matter since 1800.

        https://www.macrotrends.net/countries/ETH/ethiopia/population

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    Neville

    More on the SUPER EXPENSIVE GREEN HYDROGEN plan. Really just more BS and fantasies AGAIN.
    Just look up the DATA.

    https://wattsupwiththat.com/2022/04/07/can-australian-green-hydrogen-replace-russian-gas/

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    Neville

    Craig Idso explains the many benefits of the extre co2 in the atmosphere.

    https://wattsupwiththat.com/2022/04/07/the-many-benefits-of-rising-atmospheric-co2-an-introduction/

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    el+gordo

    This war is a game changer on energy matters.

    ‘Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday announced plans to build more nuclear power plants, boost renewable energy production and further tap domestic oil and gas reserves to help the U.K. reduce its dependence on Russian energy following the invasion of Ukraine.’ (AP News)

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    el+gordo

    Hurricane season forecast.

    ‘The Climate Impact Company early April North Atlantic Seasonal Tropical Cyclone Forecast for 2022 indicates 19 tropical storms, 9 hurricanes and 4 intense hurricanes are expected. The forecast ranks in the top 10 most active seasons given the 1950-2021 climatology. ‘

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    “Toyota’s $2 billion problem. (Those dodgy DPFs.) | Auto Expert John Cadogan”

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j9YeVugMqKc

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    Vlad the Impaler

    Anyone else getting an error message when trying to visit Anthony’s?

    Friday, about 0600 local time (US Mountain Time) 08 April 2022

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    CHRIS

    La Nina will continue for at least the next year. The Earth’s climate is currently in a state of flux…will AGW continue at the 20th century rate? I think not. The intellectually challenged individuals at the IPCC are pushing a rate of 3-4 degrees C by 2100. Based on REAL data, my prediction is that the Earth will only warm about 1 degree C from 2000 – 2100 (no matter how much CO2 is pumped into the air), and then subsequently stall, before the next global cooling period, which will probably commence around 2150AD. The MWP is coming to an end.

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      el+gordo

      La Nina will slip into neutral around June, but there is an outside chance that a third consecutive La Nina will break all the rules.

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    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-10697277/EPA-finds-drinking-water-contains-URANIUM.html
    Unsafe levels of URANIUM have been detected in two-thirds of public drinking water in the US with those in the Midwest and South most at-risk

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