Links 6/6/23

Significant rises in mortality do not pre-date major lockdown events, but rather coincide with them, or follow them very closely. From the same twitter thread: Even as late as April 30th — a point at which many practitioners were realizing default venting was dangerous, @ashishkjha was arguing in the NEJM that we needed more ventilators because they were preemptively venting patients awaiting test results who may not have even had Covid, not because they needed it, but to avoid even the possibility of aerosolization.

The U.K. Briefly Considered Killing All Pet Cats Early in the Pandemic

02/2020: People In China Throw Out Pets From Apartments Over Coronavirus Spread Fears

When a Renegade Church and a Zealous County Health Department Collide. A Church, The State, and a Holy War.

I hope it was more than 1 in 4 parents that lied about following this cruel and inhumane guideline

Single-use masks are mostly made of polypropylene (PP), which takes over 400 years to decompose.

02/2021: Central NY school district closes after many staff sick with side effects from Covid vaccine

the actual points made in the document, which include “Increased length of time spent in isolation/quarantine has been associated with increased symptoms of PTSD.”

teachers union pretended to be a small business and stole PPP money

Signs of waning were observed as soon as 2 months after (bivalent) vaccination……Among the chronically ill… vaccination did not reduce the risk of severe COVID-19 outcomes

Our use of antimicrobial cleaners spiked during the pandemic. Given the potential long-term health risks, it might be worth cutting back again.

In 80% of cases, the CDC exaggerated the severity of the pandemic. More.

Long Covid no more likely in people those whose first infection was with omicron than in people who’ve never had Covid, Swiss study finds

the mayor that refused to unmask toddlers now wants private business to not allow people with masks to enter due to sky rocketing crime

Why the Mental Health of Liberal Girls Sank First and Fastest, Whats behind the decline of teen mental health, The underreported rise in male suicide

The U.S. Maternal-Mortality Rate Soared in 2021

We Need an “Urgency of Normal” for Nursing Homes

Committee tells Board of Regent the lower scores are the “new normal”

Twitter Files #19

FBI’s D.C. Office Tried To Sic Local Agents On Innocents After Bank Of America Volunteered Gun Records

Visa, Mastercard pause decision to track gun shop purchases

R.L. Stine Refutes Report, Accuses Publisher of Editing ‘Goosebumps’ Books for Offensive Material Without His Involvement

Why I Decided to Update the Language in Ursula K. Le Guin’s Children’s Books

ADHD meds shortage, more

‘No foul play’ suspected in death of Georgia businessman whose body was found wrapped in a rug

DA drops most serious charge against officer who locked woman in police vehicle before it was struck by train

San Francisco board open to reparations with $5M payouts

UK woman Eleanor Williams, 22, who falsely accused group of men of raping and trafficking her, sentenced to eight and a half years in prison

Lunchables are going to be rolled out directly to students

Vermont Christian girls basketball team refused to play a rival team with a trans athlete

The Sad Truth about Jazz Jennings

an emerging fungus considered an urgent antimicrobial resistance (AR) threat, spread at an alarming rate in U.S. healthcare facilities in 2020-2021

Hospital Officials Sound ‘Hate Crime’ Alarm Over ‘Noose,’ But Surveillance Footage Tells a Different Story

Human Lab Rats

Masked dad accidentally tried to rob son at knifepoint

Twitter thread: a look at the commercial pilots shortage

Metallurgist pleads guilty to fraud after falsifying steel-test results for Navy submarines

The FBI took her life savings. Now she’s fighting to help others get theirs back.

Council fines roofer £300 for having empty crisp packets and sandwich wrappers in his van – because he doesn’t have a licence to carry rubbish

Fortunate Families? The Effects of Wealth on Marriage and Fertility

Extreme flood control measures

Dogs Of Chernobyl Are Now Genetically Different To Others In The World

To be abundantly clear, it is not a crime to give someone the finger

When your dog pays the mortgage

This Custom-Painted Porsche 911 is a Rolling Black Hole for Light, BMW X6.

3,000-Year-Old Greek Olive Tree in Greece Still Grows Olives

New Hampshire ducks ‘sled’ down snowbank

Pilot lands plane on a helipad

2 thoughts on “Links 6/6/23”

  1. I don’t read most of the links you give (paywalls, and time constraints), but sometimes I have to go look. That “noose” thing was just ridiculous. No person in their right mind would call that a noose.

    • I try to avoid the always paywalled links, but sometimes I can read an article, and it’ll paywall afterwards. But yes, the noose thing was stupid as hell, which is why it earned a spot!

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