Uh-huh

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  1. egg_

    They had a senior SA Cop at a Presser on TheirABC Midday News – with a male Signer in black, of course – is “eating a kebab” universal sign language for “wanker”?
    /McGowan

  2. Robber Baron

    Beware. It’s out there waiting to kill you.

    You must believe the government.

  3. Some History

    The Hunchback seemed to be the major nasty piece of work in Australia. But, there was a warning that should infections rise in other States, the tyrannical streak would come to the fore there, too. Well, here’s the SA Premier/Public Health combo requiring only 23 infections to shut society down.

    MAD… NESS

  4. Albatross

    When are we going to start executing these people in Minecraft? Asking for a friend

  5. Albatross

    Some History
    #3666593, posted on November 21, 2020 at 12:44 pm
    The Hunchback seemed to be the major nasty piece of work in Australia. But, there was a warning that should infections rise in other States

    Dan showed other Premiers that finding a scapegoat is politically effective. So a major failure in their hotel quarantine system becomes the fault of some reffo with a cashie job at a pizza place. Ditto locking down a whole state and making fanciful statements about a “more virulent strain of the virus” based upon a single data point. All pizzaman’s fault it seems.

  6. Penny

    It’s about time Scott Morrison showed some sort of backbone and put a stop to this nonsense with the state premiers. Whoops he hasn’t a backbone
    My 97 year old father has just died in the UK, he has renal failure dementia constant urinary infection, constantly tested for CV19 negative for months, then just before he died is CV19+. Primary cause of death on death certificate CV19, just to boost the numbers

  7. Albatross

    Penny
    #3666603, posted on November 21, 2020 at 12:54 pm
    It’s about time Scott Morrison showed some sort of backbone

  8. Lee

    Covid porn.
    The people governing us and the MSM scaremongers should be locked up in prison.
    Or, at the very least, institutionalised.

  9. Albatross

    Lee
    #3666609, posted on November 21, 2020 at 12:57 pm
    Covid porn.
    The people governing us and the MSM scaremongers should be locked up in prison.

    I propose poena cullei as a suitable punishment.

  10. Daily llama

    No greater calamity hath fallen upon mankind. 2 generations ago the Woodville pizza bar was the obligatory final stop after a night on the piss. Now, ‘tis but a travesty.
    Western civilization is doomed

  11. Some History

    Dan showed other Premiers that finding a scapegoat is politically effective. So a major failure in their hotel quarantine system becomes the fault of some reffo with a cashie job at a pizza place. Ditto locking down a whole state and making fanciful statements about a “more virulent strain of the virus” based upon a single data point. All pizzaman’s fault it seems.

    Yep. And the cardboard [pizza box] transportation of covid. The SA Premier… what’s his name? … don’t even know his name… let’s call him “Bufort Sacks”, said yesterday, “I’m so livid, so angry that this person lying brought SA to lockdown”. HONK It’s the people doing the interpreting/decision-making – very poorly – that brought SA to lockdown.

    We want the truth and nothing that snot the truth.

    They want to control the virus but have no control over their own incompetence/hysteria/self-importance.

  12. Beachcomber

    This is a headline on the Microsoft-MSNBC news page which gets loaded every time a new tab or wnidow is opened in the web browser.

    Coronavirus: Families could be allowed to mix for a week over Christmas.

    The totalitarian police state is now fully established. It was amazingly easy for the establishment and their Ministry of Truth media. All they had to do was create a phony medical scare. The lumpen-proles have been well conditioned to accept the medical despotism with almost no resistance, or even the ability to understand what is happening.

  13. yarpos

    The hysteria in SA has been most informative. The sheeples in the great “renewables” State have lapped the panic up. They had many months to learn fom all the stuff ups in VIC but no, they plunge on with public sevice incompetence and then panic. No wonder the public trusts nothing and lapses in panic buying.

  14. Chris

    The person who told the lie was a Spanish national here on a work visa. He was working as a hotel cleaner and in a pizza shop. We have 7% unemployment and lots of people on jobseeker, job keeper, unemployment and disabilities benefits. Something very wrong with our country.

  15. Daily llama

    Hi Chris,
    About 3 years ago I was staying with friends in SA’s Riverland. On Wednesday the local paper had the item “youth unemployment hits 27%” (in the region)
    Friday evening I was in the local supermarket, that was packed with Chinese kids in high viz shirts on 457 visas- fruitpickers, winery workers, whatever. As you said, what the hell are we doing?

  16. Eddystone

    You should see the ambos sitting on station wearing masks, not to mention the kerfuffle involved in taking a patient with a fever into hospital.
    Fortunately I fall into a high risk category and qualify for up to 15 days special covid leave, which I will start enjoying next week.
    Thanks Premier Marshall!

  17. egg_

    some reffo with a cashie job at a pizza place.

    Makes a mockery of useful ijiot Cats thinking Ubereats was a solution to LockDAN, as pointed out by many.

  18. Chris M

    The hysteria in SA has been most informative. The sheeples in the great “renewables” State have lapped the panic up.

    Not really, mostly just the govt and media. We are not Vics (yet). Lot of cars and people about still, most retail is closed till tomorrow though. But it’s good for people to see first hand how foolish the state government is.

  19. thefrollickingmole

    One person is a cluster?

    Does that mean if Dan or one of the other lockdown addicted tards masturbates its a cluster fuck?

    Asking for a friend.

  20. egg_

    The National Cabinet was yet another Scomer Simpson clusterfvck.

  21. Stanley

    The person who told the lie was a Spanish national here on a work visa. He was working as a hotel cleaner and in a pizza shop.
    You could not make this up……He’s from Barcelona!
    Manuel is a well-meaning but dim, disorganised, and constantly confused waiter from Barcelona with a limited grasp of the English language and customs.

  22. Bruce in WA

    So a major failure in their hotel quarantine system becomes the fault of some reffo with a cashie job at a pizza place.

    Alongside a workmate who also worked as security guard in a quarantine hotel.

    Blonde airhead on FTA TV this morning:

    “Shouldn’t we be paying them more so they don’t have to moonlight at second jobs?”

    Truly.

  23. H B Bear

    “large families “ are the new “men of Middle Eastern appearance”.

  24. Fair Shake

    The real insight into all of this is how Governments respond, make decisions and manage projects. My guess is all government projects are managed in a similar way. …not well.

  25. H B Bear

    AND I bet he puts pineapple on the pizzas.

  26. Albatross

    yarpos
    #3666651, posted on November 21, 2020 at 1:41 pm
    The hysteria in SA has been most informative. The sheeples in the great “renewables” State have lapped the panic up.

    The parochialism of some posters here is a sight to behold. It just reeks of cope. Our whole country is weak. This is not some phenomenon that can be explained away by reference to State policies, governments or cultural differences. Stop kidding yourself.

  27. covid ate my homework

    The parochialism of some posters here is a sight to behold. It just reeks of cope. Our whole country is weak. This is not some phenomenon that can be explained away by reference to State policies, governments or cultural differences. Stop kidding yourself.

    You’re right big bird, the whole country is weak as piss.

  28. David Brewer

    This whole thing has been a classic demonstration of the dangers of the “precautionary principle”.

    The first rule of sound government should be “don’t panic”. The second rule should be “think twice before doing anything” – since all government action imposes costs and restrictions, and therefore has negative consequences, whether it “works” on the perceived problem or not.

    But these rules have been out the window for months.

    Just behold the reasoning in the story for this latest utterly absurd lockdown, which the SA Police Commissioner himself now tacitly admits was not justified:

    Police Commissioner Grant Stevens said Taskforce Protect detectives were speaking to a 36-year-old man on a temporary graduate’s visa who lied to contract tracers and two of his contacts.

    “It is fair to say that had this person been more upfront with us, we would not have instituted a six-day lockdown … This is the straw that broke the camel’s back,” he said.

    Mr Stevens said he was confident the right decision had been made “with the information available” to put the state into lockdown.

    “Hindsight’s a wonderful thing,” he said.

    Next time: DON’T PANIC and THINK TWICE!

    BTW notice how the Police Commissioner, not the Premier, gets to justify the action, and get this:

    The Premier urged people to continue to follow the restrictions that were still in place until midnight.

    “We are not out of the woods yet,” Mr Marshall said.

    “We are still managing a very dangerous cluster, and although we are reducing those restrictions, we are still very concerned about this cluster and there are still many people we need to identify and put into a quarantine situation.”

    The Adelaide Central Market opened this morning after an update to COVID–19 directions.

    Mr Marshall said the State Government was not considering compensation for affected businesses.

    “Compensation is not something we’re contemplating at this point in time,” he said.

    So…

    A. The Police Commissioner says there would not have been a lockdown if they knew then what they know now, so why does the Premier, with that knowledge now, still tell people to stay locked down until midnight?

    B. The government refuses to compensate businesses shut down on the basis of a panic-striken government decision that the Police Commissioner admits was wrong, based on what he knows now. I hope someone has deep enough pockets to sue and teach these idiots a lesson. Unfortunately, of course, at taxpayers’ expense.

  29. Nob

    Penny
    #3666603, posted on November 21, 2020 at 12:54 pm
    It’s about time Scott Morrison showed some sort of backbone and put a stop to this nonsense with the state premiers. Whoops he hasn’t a backbone
    My 97 year old father has just died in the UK, he has renal failure dementia constant urinary infection, constantly tested for CV19 negative for months, then just before he died is CV19+. Primary cause of death on death certificate CV19, just to boost the numbers

    Death certificates for the elderly with multiple co morbidity in the UK, and elsewhere i guess, have always beena bit of a lottery.

    Certifying doctor is usually just who’s on duty, doesn’t know the patient and has to pick one of the conditions present on the deceased’s record.

    They will always put a notifiable disease first and COVID is a notifiable disease.

    For example:
    My MiL died from an infection last year at age 97 and they put cancer was cause of death because there was a small and slow moving cancer present. (No dementia or anything, she’d only been in the home “temporarily” for a few weeks while her own flat was being modified)

    Also it saves any awkward comeback in nursing staff as to how she got the infection and it was allowed to spread.

    This was all told to us by the actual nursing staff!

    So in the case of your dad, may he RIP, it boosts the numbers for COVID falsely, but not necessarily deliberately to boost the numbers.

    Same effect though, and one which the news media have been criminally incurious about.

  30. Beachcomber

    This whole thing has been a classic demonstration of the dangers of the “precautionary principle”

    Very true. Decades of conditioning have replaced Reason and rational analysis in the West with the “Precautionary Principle”, a political tool of the Green-Marxists that is used to inhibit economic and social progress. It is the main tool of the reactionary Left establishment and has reached a new idiotic high with Covid-1984.

  31. Ozman

    David Brewer
    #3666973, posted on November 21, 2020 at 7:58 pm

    The Police Commissioner says there would not have been a lockdown if they knew then what they know now,

    Doctors for truth are seeking evidence that the virus actually exists. According to Dr Klerk no virus is acknowledged in the UK or the US, just propaganda. Yet people are being vaccinated for a virus of which there is no proof. Doctors for Truth.

  32. twostix

    It’s a curious thing that government, media, the establishment have put unlimited nation stopping power into the hands of single lone individuals.

    Seems like a really dumb thing to do, but this is clown universe so, what else to expect?

  33. twostix

    Watch as it now becomes a criminal offence to “lie” to “contact tracers”.

    Watch as their role morphs into an extra judicial role – with power to coerce, interrogate and imprison.

    Watch as “contact tracers” further become entrenched as a permanent new investigative / coercive branch of the government.

    This stuff is never going away unless it’s made to.

  34. Wyndham Dix

    If I am not mistaken, Premier Marshall early yesterday morning was reported as threatening mandatory wearing of masks.

    Three or four hours later his Chief Health Officer was on television deflecting or answering questions about lifting the lockdown.

    So, within those three or four hours the authorities presumably heard and weighed the admission by the “offender”, decided that he was telling the truth, and made their announcement.

    If he lied in the first place what made them so sure he was telling the truth yesterday morning? He cannot have told the authorities earlier, else why did Marshall utter this threat about masks?

    Am I alone in suspecting the authorities themselves to be guilty of handling the truth carelessly?

    In all of this let us remind ourselves that four people in South Australia have succumbed to this virus since the manufactured pandemic was announced early in the year. Four. Most if not all would have been elderly with co-morbidities.

    Nine hundred and seven or so have died Australia-wide, more than 93.5% of whom were aged 70 and above. This is less than one-third of deaths from influenza and pneumonia in 2018 and less than one-quarter of those who so died in 2019. The median age at death in both years was very close to 89.

    And for this our political masters have destroyed thousands of livelihoods, hobbled business for most of the year and imposed complete lockdowns in Victoria and South Australia.

    Uncharitable as it is to say so, there needs to be a special place reserved in hell for these tyrants.

  35. maree

    Our family had the usual winter colds, but when did it change to compulsory testing when one has a sneeze? We chose to stay at home rather than go through the indignity of perhaps becoming a paper statistic. We are still here above the grass,

    The whole point of testing is to boost virus candidate numbers ahead of a vaccine, thus creating a market where one didn’t exist. Brilliant piece of marketing.

  36. nb

    Let’s get real here. One day there might be another virus of some sort that infects a few people, giving them a cold or something. The only rational response to this potential threat is to close down everything, always, just in case.

  37. MACK

    “The real insight into all of this is how Governments respond, make decisions and manage projects. My guess is all government projects are managed in a similar way. …not well.” My experience with a major project in Victoria confirms your suspicion. Mid-level public servants working hard, top public servants out of their depth, and cabinet ministers completely incompetent.

  38. Andre Lewis

    The SA contract tracing officials must be a bit dim if they checked the pizza place and still accepted that the infected Spaniard was a customer not an employee. In any case what difference to spread of the virus would it make if he was a customer or employee – probably worse as an employee because of multiple contacts and yet the reaction is that had they known the shutdown would not have been necessary. Does not make any sense.
    No real info about the family where they found the initial outbreak which apparently has 17 members. Most Oz families would be a lot less than that so guess they are Buddhists or perhaps Amish?

  39. Bruce of Newcastle

    This is less than one-third of deaths from influenza and pneumonia in 2018 and less than one-quarter of those who so died in 2019.

    Deaths of people from influenza since April in NSW is zero. Zero. Cases of influenza measured is zero.
    Pneumonia deaths have plateuxed at about 300 per week…because that ain’t a virus.
    See the amazing graphs on p22 and 23 of this most recent weekly report.
    Our pollies are victorious over the common cold, hooray. Now can we have our jobs back please?

  40. Bushkid

    maree

    #3667115, posted on November 22, 2020 at 12:00 am
    Our family had the usual winter colds, but when did it change to compulsory testing when one has a sneeze? We chose to stay at home rather than go through the indignity of perhaps becoming a paper statistic. We are still here above the grass,

    The whole point of testing is to boost virus candidate numbers ahead of a vaccine, thus creating a market where one didn’t exist. Brilliant piece of marketing.

    And “Scotty” is from marketing…

  41. Ros

    Spurrier has previously demononstrated a predilection for fomites as very dangerous sources of infection, a belief that no doubt added to the ease with which they accepted the cardboard box as a serious and believable transmission surface. She argued at one of her press appearances that NZ is hot on fomites and would be releasing research on the topic very soon. I think they may have identified 3 individuals they believed were infected from surfaces, though it looks like it could also be because they couldn’t identify a contact, or aerosol or droplet as cause. So Spurrier decided and declared the initial transmission in the medi-hotel as a surface transmission, without providing any details, and hence cardboard box as source of infection just flowed logically from that for the Health, and political, decision makers.

    Then it seems, having accepted the cardboard box, given as the source a mere 24 hours before, it also followed there was a very short incubation period, so a characteristic of this particular version, and somehow concluded from this vast evidence it had R of 4. Hence, this UK version, was extremely virulent. Then damaging decision made, so easy, so politically safe they thought.

    Interestingly on another occasion “she worried all night” that an agreed portaloos cleaning plan for a large sporting event needed to be changed, because of the immense danger of surface transmission. Instructions issued at 5.30 on the morning of the event. And the essential cleaning needed, the only cleaning possible given her decision, the door handles after every user. Even more interestingly she concluded that runners visit toilets in surges whereas footie fans don’t, even at half time. So across the road from the very carefully spread start running event 20,000 footie fans flowed in elbow to elbow and visited indoor toilets that had no need to have the handles cleaned after each and every one. If at all on the day itself. Or maybe it was just big business sport versus community sport.

    It was flawed reasoning, seemingly anecdotal evidence, and lack of courage. So pass the buck, punch down as always, accept no responsibility, and persuade South Australians that they have no idea, have just been lucky. And make the statement Follow the Science a joke. Great job.

    I didn’t feel like Marshall was disinclined to having the Professor go under the bus however, and The Commissioner was in a very bad mood, torn by the argument of the politicians that the lowest on the pecking order should wear it versus sympathy for the Serfs, sacrificed again by the Clerisy.

  42. Arky

    One is not a cluster.
    A cluster fuck, maybe, but not a cluster.

  43. Arky

    This stuff is never going away unless it’s made to.

    ..
    The great reset.

  44. Arky

    Here in Vic we have had ZERO new cases for three whole fucking weeks, yet we still have to wait every week until Sunday to find out what we are permitted to do.
    Don’t allow yourself to become Victoria.

  45. Wyndham Dix

    Don’t allow yourself to become Victoria.

    Short of tumbrels and scaffolds, what do we do? Politicians take no notice of letters and evidence hoi polloi place under their noses. Voting for the other mob only ensures much the same, if not worse.

    They are captives of bureaucracy and special interest groups.

    As for my people, children are their oppressors, and women rule over them. O my people, they which lead you cause you to err, and destroy the way. (From circa 700 B.C.) Think Planned Parenthood and abortion on an industrial scale; so called total fertility rates well below replacement levels, populating our defence forces with females; armchair lawyer-critics gutting morale of the SAS, gender fluidity, Safe Schools, 40 years education of our young overwhelmingly by women…

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