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Posted: Sep 23, 2020 - 7:29am

Interesting article on the pandemics impact on one Indianapolis restaurateur.

Inside Ed Rudisell’s Pandemic Nightmare

While his remaining two businesses—Siam Square and The Inferno Room—hang on by a thread, Ed Rudisell tells us about the emotional toll of the last five months, and his fears about the fall for an industry near its breaking point.

What can supporters of local food do today to help save the industry?
There are three things I’m telling people to do right now. One, just wear a mask when you go into a restaurant. Please don’t argue with people over it. We don’t want to wear them either, but let’s do what’s necessary to stop the spread of this virus. Two, go to the places you love because they may not be around much longer if you don’t. And I don’t mean go once every five months. Go in as often as you can because it’s what’s keeping us alive.

https://www.indianapolismonthl...
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Posted: Sep 21, 2020 - 2:09pm


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Posted: Sep 21, 2020 - 9:23am

there may be something similar out there regarding stages and protocol that i'm not aware of

however this is interesting in that "certain meds/treatments" may be effective in particular stages and useless or harmful in others

one thing is clear, early intervention in high risk peeps is key

stopping or reducing viral load asap is a life saver

(that one doc sipping coffee out of a clorox mug made me chuckle)

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Posted: Sep 20, 2020 - 7:11pm


and here

BIO COVID-19 Therapeutic Development Tracker
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Posted: Sep 20, 2020 - 7:09pm

there's been a few updates to this site if anyone is interested
COVID-19 TREATMENT AND VACCINE TRACKER

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Posted: Sep 20, 2020 - 8:58am

seems like a really humble guy...

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Posted: Sep 18, 2020 - 4:18pm



 Steely_D wrote:


 kcar wrote:




The theory that the coronavirus originated in a lab got debunked long ago. 


 

BUT HER EMAILS!

He's from Kenya!

The First Lady is a MAN!

Q is an insider and Trump is taking down the cannibalistic pedophiles any day now!

etc etc etc

(the GOP have so few legitimate ideas that their party is now sustained solely by batshit nonsense and rumor)
 

I had the strange urge to watch Trump's town hall. That lasted for about a minute as I watched him do his word-salad non-response, generously garnished with lies. 

But I have read recaps of that nonsense. And it still blows my mind that he LIED over and over. 

And not just about penny-ante stuff.  He lied about Covid19 ("I think it's going to disappear"), masks ("a lot of people think masks are not good"—waiters, especially, according to Trump), downplaying  the pandemic ("Yeah, well, I didn't downplay it. I, actually, in many ways, I up-played it, in terms of action"), and the economy ("We have a super V; it looks like it's going to be a super V. We're going to have a great economy next year, and I think we're going to have a great economy in the third quarter").


ABC provides the transcript of the meeting here


Bob Woodward's new book quotes former DNI Dan Coats, who perfectly captures Trump's mental incompetence:


The stream of lies and alternative realities that the President promoted recalled a statement attributed to former Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats in Woodward's book "Rage" that was published on Tuesday."To him a lie is not a lie. It's just what he thinks. He doesn't know the difference between the truth and a lie," Coats is quoted as saying to former Secretary of Defense James Mattis.


Trump's cabinet should have invoked the 25th Amendment and started proceedings to have him removed from office for mental incompetence. But there are still many people who support him—perhaps because he made it OK to openly hate people like Blacks and Hispanics and because he basically promised to turn back the clock economically and culturally. 
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Posted: Sep 18, 2020 - 3:31pm



 kcar wrote:




The theory that the coronavirus originated in a lab got debunked long ago. 


 

BUT HER EMAILS!

He's from Kenya!

The First Lady is a MAN!

Q is an insider and Trump is taking down the cannibalistic pedophiles any day now!

etc etc etc

(the GOP have so few legitimate ideas that their party is now sustained solely by batshit nonsense and rumor)
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Posted: Sep 18, 2020 - 3:14pm



 R_P wrote:
 Steely_D wrote:
Following up on the irrelevant claims of the "Chinese virologist" that was "censored" after talking to that idiot Carlson.

FTA: "...none of Yan’s claims are justified by the scientific evidence. The vast majority of scientists who have studied the coronavirus agree that it originated naturally and spread to humans from an animal species, such as a bat. And although scientists can’t rule out the possibility that the virus originated in a lab studying animals such as bats, it is vanishingly unlikely that it was genetically engineered and intentionally released."

Is it "censorship" to just stop propagating lies?

Actually, a Chinese virologist didn’t prove that COVID-19 was man-made


 
Cui bono?
The study’s first page lists support from the “Rule of Law Society & Rule of Law Foundation,” a pair of anti-China organizations spearheaded by Guo Wengui, the exiled Chinese billionaire, and Stephen Bannon, President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist, who was arrested last month on unrelated fraud charges. Neither organization has a history of sponsoring scientific research, and Guo and Bannon have spent months advancing baseless theories about the coronavirus’s origins.

The unproven theory that the virus originated in a Wuhan lab has become a popular talking point on the right. Trump and Mike Pompeo, the secretary of state, have advanced the theory, though U.S. intelligence agencies have not reached a conclusion on the issue.

 

The theory that the coronavirus originated in a lab got debunked long ago. 


Did Coronavirus Come From a Lab?





This University of Minnesota CIDRAP article ran in mid-May 2020:

Scientists: 'Exactly zero' evidence COVID-19 came from a lab


Politicians have touted these theories in an attempt to blame China for the pandemic, and a discredited US scientist recently released a book and now-banned video claiming that wealthy people deliberately spread COVID-19 to boost vaccination rates. And late last week, an unsubstantiated NBC News report on cell phone location data suggested that the Wuhan lab temporarily shut down after a "hazardous event" in October.

Even Kristian Andersen, PhD, a professor in the Department of Immunology and Microbiology at Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, California, and lead author of a research letter published Mar 17 in Nature Medicine on the origins of the virus, first thought that COVID-19 was just as likely to have been accidentally released from a lab as it was to have come from nature.

But that was before he learned more about COVID-19 and related coronaviruses, which have features already seen in nature. "There are lots of data and lots of evidence, as well as previous examples of this coming from nature," he said. "We have exactly zero evidence or data of this having any connection to a lab."

And while Andersen, like other prominent virologists, says that he can't completely rule out the possibility that the virus came from a lab, the odds of that happening are very small. He says the new coronavirus clearly originated in nature, "no question about it by now."


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Posted: Sep 18, 2020 - 12:32pm

 Steely_D wrote:
Following up on the irrelevant claims of the "Chinese virologist" that was "censored" after talking to that idiot Carlson.

FTA: "...none of Yan’s claims are justified by the scientific evidence. The vast majority of scientists who have studied the coronavirus agree that it originated naturally and spread to humans from an animal species, such as a bat. And although scientists can’t rule out the possibility that the virus originated in a lab studying animals such as bats, it is vanishingly unlikely that it was genetically engineered and intentionally released."

Is it "censorship" to just stop propagating lies?

Actually, a Chinese virologist didn’t prove that COVID-19 was man-made


 
Cui bono?
The study’s first page lists support from the “Rule of Law Society & Rule of Law Foundation,” a pair of anti-China organizations spearheaded by Guo Wengui, the exiled Chinese billionaire, and Stephen Bannon, President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist, who was arrested last month on unrelated fraud charges. Neither organization has a history of sponsoring scientific research, and Guo and Bannon have spent months advancing baseless theories about the coronavirus’s origins.

The unproven theory that the virus originated in a Wuhan lab has become a popular talking point on the right. Trump and Mike Pompeo, the secretary of state, have advanced the theory, though U.S. intelligence agencies have not reached a conclusion on the issue.

Steely_D

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Posted: Sep 18, 2020 - 12:10pm

Following up on the irrelevant claims of the "Chinese virologist" that was "censored" after talking to that idiot Carlson.

FTA: "...none of Yan’s claims are justified by the scientific evidence. The vast majority of scientists who have studied the coronavirus agree that it originated naturally and spread to humans from an animal species, such as a bat. And although scientists can’t rule out the possibility that the virus originated in a lab studying animals such as bats, it is vanishingly unlikely that it was genetically engineered and intentionally released."

Is it "censorship" to just stop propagating lies?

Actually, a Chinese virologist didn’t prove that COVID-19 was man-made


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Posted: Sep 18, 2020 - 8:54am



 kurtster wrote:

No.

And there is something dicey about this website.  It was using up half of my resources just being open on a tab.
 

Here's the NYT version of it.
Protection would be marginal at best (direct sneeze, etc.) but maybe people who wear glasses don't rub their eyes with grimy digits as often. Anyway, this falls under the "probably can't hurt" column.
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Posted: Sep 18, 2020 - 8:38am



 R_P wrote:
 
The Devil you say!
c.

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Posted: Sep 18, 2020 - 7:10am

International TDS
U.S. Image Plummets Internationally as Most Say Country Has Handled Coronavirus Badly
kurtster

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Posted: Sep 17, 2020 - 6:26am

 R_P wrote: 
No.

And there is something dicey about this website.  It was using up half of my resources just being open on a tab.
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Posted: Sep 17, 2020 - 4:03am

COVID-19 emails from Nashville mayor's office show disturbing revelation

 
 
Ohmsen

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Posted: Sep 17, 2020 - 2:24am



 kurtster wrote:
Yeah, been hearing a lot about how the "Great Reset" is already well under way and what it entails the past several months. Just another part of the implementation of UN Agenda 21 as I see it.

I clearly do not like and am highly opposed to the New (Globalist) World Order which was once portrayed by themselves as just a conspiracy theory. They have come out of pretending to be something else and openly embrace the name "New World Order" now. I just hate when conspiracy theories stop being conspiracy theories and real like we said all along. Sigh ...

A couple of years ago when all the crap about Trump being Putin's bitch came out, I tried to point out that we needed to actually come to terms with Russia and find a solution to our differences, rather than the phony Russia, Russia, Russia hoax driven by the establishment which actually drove Russia straight into China's arms. We had a chance to join up with Russia against China as we did in WW II to fight the Axis powers. As usual, I was called crazy. And now that ship has sailed.

And who is leading the cover for the Chinese trying to portray them as hero's in the fight against CV 19 rather than the perpetrators of CV 19 ? The same people behind the R, R, R hoax.


Oh and, speaking of the R, R, R hoax, did you hear about the recent discovery of all the DOJ cell phones of those on Mueller's staff got "accidentally" wiped ? All 27 of them ?

Wow, that is just plain bad luck, right ?
Tucker Carlson criticizes Facebook for censoring interview with Chinese virologist

Tucker Carlson criticizes Facebook for censoring interview with Chinese virologist

Facebook and other tech giants have engaged in a troubling pattern of censoring speech surrounding major issues in the coronavirus debate, Fox News host Tucker Carlson argued during his Wednesday night monologue. 


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Posted: Sep 17, 2020 - 1:03am

Do ordinary eyeglasses offer protection against COVID-19?
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