Daily Archives: October 2, 2020

Paul Weston – Covid Lies, Damned Lies & Statistics…

October 02, 2020

01) Paul Weston – Covid Lies, Damned Lies & Statistics

Thanks to feinmann!

“NHS Website here:
https://www.england.nhs.uk/statistics/statistical-work-areas/covid-19-daily-deaths/


COMMENT from SUBMITTER:

It appears that the UK government’s department of health in England compiles ‘out of hospital’ deaths by searching the UK’s National Health Service database for whether that person ever tested positive for the COVID 19 virus. It then apparently fails to consider how long ago that person tested positive or their actual cause of death.

Under these terms, a person who tested positive a few months ago but then gets hit by a bus this week, would be recorded as a COVID 19 death. If left unchanged, every single one of the 292,500 people who have tested positive will some day be a COVID 19 death statistic, even if they live for decades and die of completely unrelated causes.”

I’ve heard this is also happening in the U.S…basically, that they’re just presuming deaths to be caused by the pandemic without any concrete proof.

It should be noted, though…covid 19 does introduce an additional factor, which could push people with pre-existing conditions beyond their capacity to survive.

I think it’s more complicated, than whether or not someone died from simply getting covid.

I don’t want to excuse anything on the part of governments here…but it should also be considered that covid is said to attack and damage internal organs, long after the initial infection and sickness…This will really screw someone up. They could ultimately die from it, or suffer such ill effects from it that it makes them more prone to die in an accident.

We don’t currently know what the common long term effects of covid are going to prove themselves to be.

Of course…this does not justify abrupt, reckless diagnosis of death.

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Why is Working Harder Making Us Poorer?…


Date: October 02, 2020

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“Workers today are amongst the hardest worked individuals in history, while simultaneously being the most efficient.

Sure, they have traded in grueling factory floors and coal mines for airconditioned offices so they probably don’t get quite as much sympathy as their industrial revolution contemporaries but the world today is marred by different challenges.

Hustle culture and the glorification of roles like surgeons, investment bankers, and corporate lawyers have set a precedent of on-call all the time, under the guise of professionalism or being a team player.

Expectations and key performance indicators are increasingly monitored, scrutinized, and increased year on year.

Now the discussion around overworking is not a new one, but it tends to focus on the mental health implications of this reality rather than the economic impacts.

Now we are going to be leaving that aspect of this discussion to the side for this video and instead focus just on the economics of the overworked world.

Partially this is because there are many people far more qualified to talk about mental health and partially because well, sometimes for things to get changed it needs to make economic sense for them to be changed.

So the health implications of 100 hour weeks aside, we really only need to answer one question.

Does people working longer and harder make for a more prosperous economy?”

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Melania Tapes Reveal What We Were All Thinking…


Date: October 02, 2020

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“The Melania Tapes confirmed what many of us already suspected.

First Lady Melania Trump was secretly recorded in the summer of 2018 expressing her frustration at being criticized for her husband’s policy of separating families who illegally crossed the southern border while at the same time needing to perform traditional first lady duties, such as preparing for Christmas.

“They say I’m complicit. I’m the same like him, I support him. I don’t say enough I don’t do enough where I am,” she said in a tape secretly recorded by Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, a former friend and senior adviser to the first lady who wrote a book about their relationship, “Melania and Me.

Citation:
https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/01/politics/melania-trump-tapes/index.html

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‘Evil’: Three Ex-Trump Aides Join To Oust Trump After Debate Debacle…


Date: October 02, 2020

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“Three of Donald Trump’s top aides speak out about why they oppose his re-election and are backing Joe Biden in this exclusive interview with MSNBC anchor Ari Melber. Trump’s former personal attorney Michael Cohen, “The Art of the Deal” co-author Tony Schwartz and former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci reflect on how Trump’s star power made them want to work with him. Cohen reacts to Trump calling out the Proud Boys during the debate, arguing they are “his army and he will call them to arms when he loses.”

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Windows’ Hidden Self Destruct Code – Nostalgia Nerd…


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Date: October 02, 2020

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“There was once a piece of code, buried deep within Windows, designed to detect competitor operating systems, and upon finding them, CRASH… or at least, make the user feel like something was seriously wrong. This was Microsoft’s attempt to truly kill Digital Research’s DR-DOS, and although it worked, it wasn’t long until the true nature of Microsoft’s practices was uncovered.”

Sounds remarkably scummy.

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President Trump taken to the hospital with Covid-19 — what now? CNBC After Hours…


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Date: October 02, 2020

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“CNBC.com’s MacKenzie Sigalos brings you the day’s top business news headlines. Today, President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump tested positive for Covid-19. CNBC’s Meg Tirrell and Brian Schwartz dissect Trump’s movements over the past week, along with the testing procedure the White House has been using for visitors, as “After Hours” dives into full coverage of this developing story.”


Trump Arrives At Walter Reed To Undergo Coronavirus Observation

“Shortly after leaving the White House in Marine One, President Trump disembarked the helicopter and arrived at the Walter Reed Medical Center campus to undergo observation after testing positive for Covid-19.”


Trump to be transferred to Walter Reed Medical Center for COVID-19 treatment

“President Trump will be transferred to Walter Reed Medical Center for a “few days,” “out of an abundance of caution” and at the advice of his physician and medical experts, the White House said, after he tested positive for COVID-19. “CBS Evening News” anchor Norah O’Donnell is joined by CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook and CBS News White House correspondent Ben Tracy for the latest.”

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The Honest Pre-flight Safety Demonstration Video That Airlines Are Afraid to Show You…

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Date: October 02, 2020

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“We’ve all heard the pre-flight safety speech a million times. There’s some stuff we should know about airline safety, but they’re not telling us. I spoke to an active commercial pilot and did some research to provide some more interesting and relevant info you should be getting before you fly.

Just a little travel-related info-tainment for the summer. Enjoy.”

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