Category Archives: COVID-19

For almost everyone, coronavirus is also pretty safe stuff

The vaccine fiasco in Brisbane may, paradoxically, show just how safe vaccines are. If you can give four times the specified dose to people in their 80s and 90s and not cause a negative medical reaction in them, it’s pretty … Continue reading

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Comment from a Melbourne dentist about the disaster caused by the Great Hysteria

FROM AN EMAIL RECEIVED TODAY (I’ve removed all identifiers) Thank you for sharing such wonderful and intelligent points in your “The great Hysteria..” book. I sincerely appreciate the time and effort taken for these actions. I have bought 15 more … Continue reading

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Clamp down on this

Meanwhile, Reuters has an exclusive that includes my laugh-out-loud snippet of the day: WASHINGTON – The White House has been reaching out to social media companies including Facebook, Twitter and Alphabet Inc’s Google about clamping down on COVID misinformation and … Continue reading

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People have been dying for a long time for a lot of reasons

The page above is taken from The Perpetual Almanack of Folklore for February 17 which shows, if you can read the print: During the week which ended on this day in 1719, the following diseases and conditions proved fatal to the … Continue reading

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Covid and the political economy of mass hysteria

This is the best single article on the Chinese flu I have seen from anywhere and from anyone, and here it is by Adam Creighton in The Australian: Coronavirus lockdown lunacy is frying our minds. I hope my saying so … Continue reading

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Garage bags used as PPE

HAPPENING NOW: COVID-19 positive patients are currently being transferred out of the Holiday Inn, in the heart of Melbourne, with garbage bags over their heads. @ChristineAhern #9News pic.twitter.com/4jQRLZ6GMI — 9News Melbourne (@9NewsMelb) February 15, 2021 Dear god …

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What if Daniel Andrews is literally insane

Are these the actions of someone with all his wits about him: Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has hit back at lockdown critics’ claims he has been motivated by political popularity, as the state recorded one new case of locally acquired … Continue reading

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Covid and the madness of crowds

And when he says “madness” he means it literally. A bit dark, perhaps, so here is something a bit more on the bright side of life.

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Is there no end to these right-wing extremists?

Lucky Australia has no pandemic. This doesn't deter the provincial tinpots who run the states. Media-addicted windbag Dan Andrews, whose govt in Victoria slashed public health, has locked down Melbourne yet again. Tennis players in the Aust Open are exempt … Continue reading

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Flattening the curve is now one year old

For context see Nation Prepares To Celebrate 1st Anniversary Of Two Weeks To Flatten The Curve.  For further context, see the idiot state of Victoria with its latest insane lockdown under the pretext of saving us from worse. Below is the … Continue reading

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