Monday, August 8, 2022

#GetVaccinatedGetBoosted

At first, we were told that if we got vaccinated with the mRNA shots, we would neither get COVID-19, nor spread it to grandma.

Then we were told that no one ever promised we would not catch or spread COVID-19. They insisted that from the beginning they only said that the mRNA shots would reduce illness and death from the virus. If your memory told you different, you were branded as an anti-science, racist, misogynistic knuckle-dragging conspiracy theorist with inappropriate views.

When people started posting screenshots from the Ontario COVID-19 website (https://covid-19.ontario.ca/data) showing large numbers of "fully vaccinated" patients in the hospitals and ICUs, they called you innumerate. They even had a clever Venn diagram to illustrate your innumeracy.

It was a strong argument back on November 8, 2021, when only 21% of the people in the ICUs with COVID-19 were "fully vaccinated."


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But if you were a regular visitor to the website, as I was, you would notice something weird happening. The proportion of "fully vaccinated" patients in both the hospitals and ICUs kept creeping higher. (“It creeps,” Watson warns.)

By June 8, 2022, 81% of Ontarians in the ICUs were classified as "fully vaccinated," while 82.3% of the Ontario population were now "fully vaccinated." This inconvenient data kind of detonated the Venn diagram argument. Now, the proportion of ICU patients was roughly equal to the proportion of people in the entire population who had been vaccinated.

By gosh! By golly! What might this chart look like in another month or so? (“It creeps,” Watson warns.)

Well, the casual visitor to the Ontario COVID-19 website (https://covid-19.ontario.ca/data) would never know, because, the last time the page was ever updated was on June 10, 2022, followed by an announcement:

"WTF???" I wondered. Where would I get these numbers and charts now?

The announcement referred visitors to https://data.ontario.ca/en/dataset?groups=2019-novel-coronavirus or this page, neither of which contains the charts and graphs in the same easily accessible format as the pre-June 10 pages.

Why was this done?

Now, let me say that I have always placed great trust in the veracity of information coming from governments at every level, so I was certain there was a perfectly reasonable explanation for the sudden disappearance of these illuminating charts.

A suspiciously-minded, anti-science, racist, misogynistic, knuckle-dragging conspiracy theorist with inappropriate views might come up with an altogether different explanation of why this significant change was made.

They would say the data was following a trajectory that directly contradicted the official, science-following narrative. Maybe it was creeping in a direction that would seriously embarrass the politicians and their "experts," along with the Junk News media? Possibly even the most compliant normies would start to ask inconvenient, racist, or inappropriate questions?

Like, perhaps these vaccines were a massive failure?

Yet we are still deluged with "experts" in social media and on the Junk News purveyors urging us to get fourth, fifth, and how many more jabs?

And there is this.

Here is a graph showing infection rates in Ontario as of June 8, 2022,

As of June 7, 2022, there were 3.49 "not fully vaccinated" cases, 2.86 "fully vaccinated" cases, and a whopping 6.6 "vaccinated with booster dose" cases. The boosted population appeared to be getting infected at twice the rate of the disease-carrying unvaccinated! Where was this data going to creep to from here? I don't know, because that was the last graph that https://data.ontario.ca/en/dataset?groups=2019-novel-coronavirus would publish.

I fished around a bit on the page that replaced that one, downloaded one of the CSV files, and imported into a spreadsheet back on July 9, 2022. This is what my chart looked like,

It looked like the infection rate for the people who had been boosted was getting worse.

Recently, there has been a lot of debate in the Twitterverse about death rates between unvaxxed and vaxxed. Focusing only on the comparison between unvaxxed and boosted, I wondered if there might be a similar creeping trend in mortality as is seen in the infection curve.

So, today, I went through the same bullshit exercise and downloaded the CSV file from Deaths Involving COVID-19 by Vaccination Status. I sorted the data to graph the "all ages" deaths.

This is what that graph looks like now,

Note: My graph covers the short period from June 1, 2022 to Audust 4, 2022 so that recent progress would be easier to see.

If you can see what I see here, then you must be an anti-science, racist, misogynistic, knuckle-dragging conspiracy theorist with inappropriate views.

This segment of an interview between Russian KGB defector, Yuri Bezmenov, and Edward G. Griffin back in 1984, reveals how absolutely the Soviet seeds worked, not just in the United State, but all over the West.

Also, it would be very well worth your time, if you are at all curious about what is going on today, and perhaps more importantly, why, I highly recommend you watch the whole interview, before YouTube takes it down. Don't worry if they do. I have a backup. It might be a while before the YouTube censors grasp just how powerful this interview is. They're not the sharpest pencils in the case.


I saw it coming.



Friday, August 5, 2022

I Saw it Coming

April 18, 2022

The anecdotal evidence is starting to roll in. I knew this was going to happen. That is why I get pissed off when some supermarket Nazi tells me it's all about "saving lives."

I can't say I have been strongly affected by this insanity. Yet. I've had a doctor's appointment, a physiotherapy session, and a dental appointment canceled because of it, but none of my issues were critical.

But I visualize a spectrum of conditions, from mild to severe. And though I don't have any numbers to support it, I am certain that people on the extreme margins are dying because of the delays, disruptions, and cancellations. NOT because of the virus. And there is no scoreboard for them. They go down the memory hole. They don't have an entry on the balance sheet.

I have seen two reports of teenaged girls who have committed suicide over the fear and social isolation wrought by the media/government exploitation of this flu variant. Ron Paul mentioned in his Liberty Report an old guy who delayed going to the hospital because of the chaos surrounding the panic, and instead, died.

Last night, while talking to a friend on the phone, he told me about a friend of his whose wife was feeling quite ill on the weekend but delayed a trip to the hospital because she was afraid of delays, disruptions, or refusal of care due to the CoronaPanic. Maybe her fears were exaggerated. Can you blame her?

She died on Sunday. Sixty-four years old.

My friend remarked, wryly, "They'll probably write her up as a victim of COVID-19."

"Never let a good virus go to waste."

Monday, August 1, 2022

Green "apartment" for rent for $550 in Hamilton

Check out this July 30, 2022 Spectator report, ‘Prison cell’-sized apartment for rent for $550 in Hamilton

The ever-vigilant observer of contemporary madness, KK, sent me the link to that report along with the comment, "At least it has a window," which got me thinking about what turned into this short essay.

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A window! Well, that is clearly an insult to anyone who can't afford to have a window. In fact, if I were in charge, I would immediately act to ban windows in all dwellings in the name of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Or better yet, why not start taxing windows? If someone is rich enough to afford a window, then they should be taxed.

Seriously though, taxing windows is not a new idea. I read a book years ago called For Good and Evil: The Impact of Taxes on the Course of Civilization by Charles Adams.

There was one story about how they used to tax houses by the number of windows they had. Some absurdities, like houses without windows, resulted. See here also.

One of the more interesting stories explained why newspapers have such big pages. At one time they were taxed by the number of pages. In part, this contributed to the incentive make the pages bigger.


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I always found reading newspapers a real hassle, especially on a bus or in a crowded waiting room, or in any other place where you couldn't lay it out on the table. And forget about reading one on a park bench on a windy day, though on less windy days they could come in handy as a covering for those sleeping on park benches because they could not afford to rent one of those luxurious $550 Greta Thunberg suites. My old man used to read the paper while lying on the living room carpet. Childhood memories, ey?

Side Story

About six years ago I got a call from the Hamilton Spectator. The woman wanted to sell me a subscription. I was going to tell her "I don't read the Spectator," but she interrupted me on the third word with, "Oh! You don't read?"

I thought that was a clever and well-timed bit of psychological manipulation, but rather than becoming defensive, I simply agreed with her. "That's right. I don't read." Then, thinking of Chauncey Gardiner, I added, "I just watch TV."

That was pretty much the end of the conversation. She used a smart tactic, but also one of the few times I was able to think on my feet quickly enough to detonate her hook. If she had pressed, I would have asked how much The Spectator would pay me to consume their Junk News product.

Ridiculous newspaper page sizes are thus just another example of things that don't make sense until you trace the origins back to some government initiative.

Whenever I see something really retarded going on, like Hamilton's pro-idling, fuel-wasting, tax-guzzling, anti-car street policies, disgustingly crowded hospitals, twenty taxis queued for trips and blocking traffic on King St, or soon-to-be fashionable bathroom apartments, my default explanation is that it has a political cause unless there is some acute natural cause such as a volcanic eruption, earthquake, tornado, or deadly pandemic. Granted, most destructive laws and mandates don't originate solely in the legislatures. They originate from the confluence of labor-shirking politicians and their enablers in the broader government sector, I.E. - subsidized media, entertainment, and academia.

And, by "deadly pandemic," I mean a real pandemic, like the Spanish Flu, or the Black Plague, not the stupidity pandemic we have been living through for two plus years now. An alien visitor arriving in March of 2020, upon witnessing the ridiculous behavior of consumers, would have immediately, and wrongly, concluded we were in the middle of a severe dysentery pandemic.

After a few more years of building back better in response to the COVID-19 panic, and the increasingly absurd climate hoax, be prepared for bathroom-sized apartments to become the norm.

You will own nothing and you will be happy.

Speaking of being happy with sustainable living, while attending Mohawk College back in 1983, I was renting a bachelor apartment at the Mountainview - 325 James St. S., for $189 per month. It had a large walk-in closet. One day my lab partner was complaining about the room he was renting on West 2nd. St. near Brucedale. The landlady was a real Nazi. She forced him to do chores in addition to his rent.

One day at the lunch table he complained of having forgotten to take the garbage out. After the truck had already passed the house, the landlady ordered him to chase after the truck with two bags of garbage. One of the bags broke, splattering its contents on the street. After telling us his tale of woe, one of our classmates quipped, "Sure! Jump right in!"

Seeing an opportunity to act like a true liberal, doing well while doing good, I offered to rent him my closet for $100 per month, which he happily accepted. He took some ribbing from our classmates over this arrangement.

A while later, while gathered at the lunch table in the cafeteria, the same guy who made the Glad Garbage Bag commercial quip noticed a discarded coat hanger on the floor. He picked it up and waved it at my lab partner.

"Does this remind you of anything?"


Did you happen to catch that manipulative trick CHCH news pulled the other night? In their report, "Canadian ancestors of slaves vow to fight any new growth of racism or white supremacy in the country." Here is the segment containing their sleazy trick:

This type of Junk News manipulation of the bovine mass mind is specifically designed for the typical somnambulistic CHCH viewer. You know who I mean. The kind of person who, six months or so ago would have told you that getting an mRNA shot doesn't just protect you, but protects the people around you, and summarily dismissing your claim that the vaccinated were carrying as high or higher a viral load than the unvaccinated as "just not true." And who, if reminded of their confident Junk Belief today, would swear up and down that they never made such preposterous claim. "The vaccines were never meant to prevent transmission!"

The world has become such a clown show that I would hardly be surprised if the next commonly held Junk Belief will be, "The vaccines were never meant to prevent severe illness or death!"

It's subliminal. And it works. It's why we have clowns like Justin Trudeau and Jagmeet Singh ruining the country.

Following up the next day, CHCH reported, "Dozens of people were at Lakeside Park in Port Dalhousie to celebrate Emancipation Day."

Yes. "Dozens," though, from the video it appears that some of those dozens simply showed up to enjoy the beach.



To celebrate Emancipation Day, I took a short walk around Hamilton's amazing core. Local politicians have been "fixing" Hamilton's core for as long as I can remember. Just like they "fixed" the cab business. Given such staggering success, how can you doubt that politicians have rheostatic control of Earth's climate?

Progress to Date

A sustainable homeless camp on Rebecca St, between John and Catharine. When I stopped to snap this photo, it could smell the camp from the street. It was not a pleasant smell. It was a pungent mixture of sewage and decomp. I don't blame these people for their plight. They are only living within their means in a country where bubble economics and mass immigration have made affordable housing inaccessible to anyone who can't afford to rent a bathroom.<sic>

Finally, a reminder of what Hamilton's core used to be like before woke politicians engaged in "fixing it."

Given enough time, this vestige of Hamilton's past will also be "fixed," no doubt in pursuit of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, or to save the planet.

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