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Inoculate billions, then check safety

The Jerusalem Post reported on social media that “Over two billion people worldwide have been inoculated against #COVID-19, now #Israeli researchers are trying …

Lockdowns kill (Westerners) too

We reported earlier, and earlier again, that poverty kills, and that the lockdowns employed in developed countries as a response to COVID have plunged millions …

Natural immunity superior

The Science journal reports that “The natural immune protection that develops after a SARS-CoV-2 infection offers considerably more of a shield against the …

Vaccine failure, booster shots needed, no data

CDC Director Dr Rochelle Walensky, appearing on NBC’s Today show, said that a 3rd, booster, shot of the coronavirus vaccine is necessary [mere months after ‘…

Vaccines key to freedom?

Governments around the world link COVID vaccination targets to easing lockdowns, such as Australia, where ABC News Australia reports that “All but the most …

Biden wrong on capable Taliban

Just last month President Biden said “The Taliban is not the south — the North Vietnamese army. They’re not — they’re not remotely comparable in terms of …

COVID vs cancer

Prompting some outrage over lockdown measures on one of its social media accounts, Australia’s Seven News reports that “Breast cancer screening clinics and …

Vaccinated can now get COVID

In March of 2021 CDC Director Dr Rochelle Walensky, appearing on MSNBC, said that “We’re vaccinating so very fast, our data from the CDC today suggests, you …

Lockdowns kill (the poor) too

It has long been known, such as by researchers at Yale University, that “high unemployment rates increase mortality and low unemployment decreases mortality …

CNN now says COVID vaccines are harmful?

CNN reports that “Vaccination alone won’t stop the rise of new variants” of COVID, “even fully vaccinated people can sometimes catch the virus and if they …

Wuhan lab leak conspiracy theory, part 2

We earlier noted that until very recently people wondering if COVID-19 came from a lab in Wuhan, China was effectively branded a conspiracy theorist by mainstream …

COVID deaths - Anglosphere

We showed earlier that almost all COVID-19 deaths in Australia were in the elderly. In fact, the median age of COVID-19 deaths in Australia is 86. Source. …

Coronavirus, PCR test, part 1

As reported by CNN last year, “Polymerase chain reaction tests, known as PCR, are the most common and most accurate tests for determining whether someone …

Coronavirus, ivermectin

With “growing interest in a drug called ivermectin to treat humans with COVID-19”, media outlets in the US, the UK, and Australia have commented, with CNN …

UK denies children COVID vaccines

As reported by ABC News Australia, governments in the US (source) and Australia (source) are keen to vaccinate children against COVID-19.

As reported by the …

COVID cases & deaths - Australia

The table below reveals the COVID-19 cases and deaths in Australia as at 17/07/2021, broken down by age groups, as reported by the Australian Government’s …

US election 2020 - Georgia

We earlier reported that mainstream news outlets continue to refer to President Trump’s “baseless fraud claims”, even as investigations continue in several …

Inflation and social media

CNBC, through their website, reports that “concerns about inflation” are “gaining steam”, “As inflation takes hold, wages may increase”, and that “incremental …

COVID vaccines deadlier than COVID?

We reported earlier that Australian authorities limited the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine due to serious side effects.

The BMJ reports that in March Norwegian “…

Post-truth media, fake news, the Euros, Coca-Cola

One of the most noteworthy moments of the UEFA European Football Championship, still running, occurred off the pitch with the captain of the Portugal team …

Coronavirus, Sweden’s successes

With lockdowns very common throughout the world, Sweden’s ‘no lockdown’ policy has drawn much attention, with many news sources last year, such as Time, declaring …

Trump exonerated over photo op

In June last year President Trump was excoriated by mainstream media outlets and Democrat politicians over apparently violently clearing out anti-racism protesters …

Cryptos now have worth?

We earlier reported that Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey recently said that cryptocurrencies “have no intrinsic value”, despite his organisation utilising …

AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine replaced again

We reported earlier that major news outlets were associating concerns about apparently safe coronavirus vaccines with conspiratorial thinking, even as the …

China preparing for war?

Soon after major media outlets effectively declared it no longer a conspiracy theory to wonder if COVID-19 escaped from a Chinese lab, news.com.au reports …

Defund the police, then call the police

The Independent reports that American councilman Antonio Brown, who supports “defunding the police”, and had voted “to cut $73 million from Atlanta’s police …

Wuhan lab leak conspiracy theory

Until very recently people wondering if COVID-19 came from a lab in Wuhan, China was effectively branded a conspiracy theorist by mainstream news outlets …

Fact-checking fact-checkers

Noted fact-checker (and Pulitzer Prize winner) PolitiFact earlier claimed that a “Tucker Carlson guest airs debunked conspiracy theory that COVID-19 was created …

Cryptos worthless?

As reported by CNBC, Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey said to invest in cryptocurrencies “only if you’re prepared to lose all your money”, noting that “…

Refund the police

As reported via Bloomberg, “Protests calling to “defund the police” have become a familiar sight in New York City.” However, “with shootings in March 2021 …

Jobs and benefits

Yahoo! Finance reports that “As the U.S. economy has shown signs of ramping up, consensus expectations for the April jobs numbers were high. But instead of …

Coronavirus and obesity

CNBC reports that a “CDC study finds about 78% of people hospitalized for Covid were overweight or obese”. Source.

CNN reports that “companies want to reward …

US election 2020 - Arizona

CNN describes the recount currently being done in Maricopa County, Arizona as “secretive”. Source.

There is a website freely available to billions of people …

Coronavirus deaths

We earlier compared (here & here) deaths attributed to coronavirus with other causes of death and the far greater number of total deaths. Additionally, there …

European Super League, part 3

Continuing our series on the European Super League, adding to the complexity of the situation in which there was great uproar (from fans and officials) against …

European Super League, part 2

Continuing our series on the European Super League, much of the opposition to the project stemmed from concerns, as reported by the BBC, that the project “…

European Super League, part 1

After much outrage, including significant opposition from FIFA (world football’s governing body) and UEFA (the European subsidiary of FIFA), the attempt by …

Inciting violence

As reported by BBC, many Democrats blame President Trump for inciting violence in January, calling for “Trump to be removed as president”. Source.

Yesterday …

Coronavirus vaccine death

When searching for “coronavirus deaths in Australia” in Google today the Statistics function reveals that there have been no coronavirus deaths in the country …

Vaccine passports

As reported by CNN, numerous countries are considering, implementing, or have already implemented vaccine passports: “Israel has already instituted a vaccine …

AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine replaced

We reported last month that major news outlets were associating concerns about coronavirus vaccines with conspiratorial thinking, though the AstraZeneca COVID-…

Narrative-defying US Capitol attack

Mainstream news outlets such as CNN have in recent years warned us about the dangers of White supremacy (source), Islamophobia (source), and gun ownership (

BLM vs MLM?

New Scientist reported that Black Lives Matter “highlighted the disproportionate killing of black people by US police”. Source.

Statista reports that “In …

US election 2020 - Montana

Last month we reported that while the mainstream media has overwhelmingly declared Biden the winner of a fair election, free of enough widespread fraud to …

Biden’s ‘kids in cages’

In light of the previous article, one of the criticisms relating to immigration levelled against former President Trump concerned holding ‘kids in cages’, …

Biden’s border woes

Former US President Trump had long been criticised by Democrats for his hardline stances on immigration. For example, as reported by NBC News last year, Trump …

Coronavirus vs total deaths

Since 1992 approximately 50-60 million people die worldwide each year, trending upwards. Source.

As we reported earlier, the responses to the coronavirus …

Coronavirus vs other pandemics

The Black Death “killed tens of millions of people, an estimated 30-50 percent of the European population, between 1347-1351” (source). Smallpox “is estimated …

Coronavirus vaccine issues

Major news outlets have been associating concerns about coronavirus vaccines with conspiratorial thinking, with a CNN article employing phrases such as “anti-…

Biden and sexual assault

In light of the previous article, President Biden is another high profile Democrat who has been eager to believe female claims of sexual assault concerning …

Cuomo and sexual assault

In 2018 New York Governor and Democrat Andrew Cuomo said: “The allegations of sexual assault against Judge Kavanaugh are disturbing and deeply concerning. …

Climate change, Bill Gates

As reported by PBS, tech billionaire Bill Gates is very concerned about climate change and believes that it is “our responsibility... to get rid of our emissions”. 

MSM and Trump’s air strike

After 4 years of the Trump administration it is very obvious that President Trump received overwhelmingly negative coverage in the mainstream media, with …

Progressives concerned by Biden’s air strike

As reported by NPR, President Biden’s first significant military action, around one month since taking office, an air strike in Syria, has drawn criticism …

Asian Americans attacked

As reported via Yahoo! News, activists, prompted by a recent wave of violent and criminal attacks on Asians in the US, arranged a rally “against White nationalism”. …

Genocide is cultural?

It has been widely reported, such as by CNN, that the Chinese government is persecuting the minority Uyghur population, carrying out systemic rape and a “…

Facebook and misinformation

Facebook has often claimed it aims to “help curb the spread of misinformation and false news” whilst also wanting “to see accurate information on Facebook”. 

Cuomo’s coronavirus cover-up

CNBC reported last year that “New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo... slammed President Donald Trump’s coronavirus response” and referred to the Trump administration’s “…

Republican values

The recently formed conservative and ‘Never Trump Republican’ group, The Lincoln Project, is focussed on “restoring to this nation leadership and governance …

Capitol riot misinformation

After the Capitol riot several figures at CNN indicated that Capitol Hill Police Officer Brian Sicknick was bludgeoned to death by Trump supporters, such …

GameStop and Robinhood

CNN reports on stock trading company Robinhood’s Super Bowl ad meant to highlight its “opening America’s financial system to everyone.” Source.

In light of …

Obama’s wars, Biden, Clinton

President Obama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in the same year he became the president. Source.

The Obama-Biden Administration ended up, with much involvement …

Bush, WMD lies, CNN, MSM

It is now well known that President George Walker Bush’s justifications for starting the Iraq War, such as the notion that Iraq held weapons of mass destruction, …

Coronavirus, Facebook, needless deaths?

In light of the reports mentioned in the previous article, that hydroxychloroquine has been found by certain experts to be safe and useful in treating coronavirus, …

Coronavirus, hydroxychloroquine

In mid-2020 the AP reported that President Trump was facing widespread criticism for taking hydroxychloroquine, ineffective against coronavirus and potentially …

US election 2020 fraud?

In November 2020 Time, like most media outlets commenting, referred to what they call President Trump’s “baseless allegations of widespread voter fraud and …

GameStop and silver

CNN reported that silver prices are surging after “some posts on the WallStreetBets group on Reddit [who it credits for the skyrocketing Gamestop stock price] …

Biden’s rapid executive orders

Politico reported that President Biden was “touting himself as a true master of the art of the deal, a son of a car salesman who knows how to get to yes, …

Coronavirus, wealth losses & gains

An article in the BMJ (formerly British Medical Journal) explains that reactions to the coronavirus pandemic, such as lockdowns, have meant that “unemployment …


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