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  1. Time Left: 3 days and 17 hours

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    Leaving the area, want to sell these before I leave. Can mail them or you can pick them up in Ventura area.

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    Santa Paula, California - US

  2. Woke as a religion was an idea developed by Curtis Yarvin in 2007. It caught on with a circle of reformed libertarians turned neoreactionaries. Bannon and other modern conservatives that ended up in the Trump circle and a few conservative think tanks have neoreactionary ideology as the center. > Specifically, ultracalvinism (which I have also described here and here) is the primary surviving descendant of the American mainline Protestant tradition, which has been the dominant belief system of the United States since its founding. It should be no surprise that it continues in this role, or that since the US’s victory in the last planetary war it has spread worldwide. https://www.unqualified-reservations.org/2007/06/ultracalvinist-hypothesis-in/
  3. They are killing 12,000. Half of which are gang violence. Only if you include suicides. Other countries have higher suicide rates. https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/gun-deaths/ Think about all the free hospital capacity if we outlawed coke though. Those billions spent on diabetes could be used to cure kids
  4. https://www.statista.com/statistics/1121416/quantitative-easing-fed-balance-sheet-coronavirus/ They ramped quantitative easing up dramatically. It's not really the amount shown in M1 but think it roughly matches M2.
  5. Alcohol kills about as many or more if you count cancers. Doctors and pharmaceutical companies kill far more from medical mistakes. Coca cola about an order of magnitude more. Even if you include suicides like your 40K number is doing. Can we ban coke?
  6. base698

    covid-19

    He's been the figurehead since the beginning. If you get to be the highest paid government official you also have to take ownership and responsibility for your actions and the actions of your org. That's how leadership works.
  7. That when you saw that graph like I did in 2020 you should have dumped all your cash for Bitcoin, stock and real estate.
  8. > The Times 03/Jan/2009 Chancellor on brink of second bailout for banks.
  9. base698

    covid-19

    https://edition.cnn.com/2021/03/05/health/herd-immunity-usa-vaccines-alone/index.html
  10. base698

    covid-19

    "Almost". Does BCG wane to zero after six months?
  11. base698

    covid-19

    Yeah because I'm not going to dig up every headline where he was quoted. I mispoke because I saw that clip a weeks ago when it first went viral. My original question was around the idea someone could call any covid vaccine the most effective ever. Almost every vaccine I'm aware of is better. The stated high effectiveness no booster littered the media on March and April. Whether it was 90% or 99%. That's much different than 40%-60%. If you want to quibble over a mistake I made with 3% cool. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Principle_of_charity Des Pfizer have an incentive to get everyone to buy their product on a recurring plan?
  12. base698

    covid-19

    Only if you're uncharitable.
  13. base698

    covid-19

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.cnbc.com/amp/2021/04/30/covid-vaccine-fauci-urges-americans-to-not-skip-second-shot.html Here he says 94%. Outright lie is strong language for a 3% difference. Considering it's more like 40% at the end of the five month window. Anything in the 90s seem more like the lie.
  14. base698

    covid-19

    Ok. Here's dozens of headlines and clips of Fauci saying it would be 97% effective. https://mobile.twitter.com/joshfontanilla/status/1449184261811154949 Fact check using the claim he said it would be 100% effective against covid from March for comments on CNN in December https://apnews.com/article/fact-checking-afs:Content:9996141232
  15. base698

    covid-19

    There are dozens of clips of Fauci claiming 97% percent effective and saying we'd have herd immunity by summer. How is 45% effective and constant boosters the most effective vaccine in the world?