A new set of lies – Part 2

Lie Number One
The vaccines are for your own good

There has been an insane political debate
about the speed of Australia’s vaccination program. Our Prime Minister (PM) backed AstraZeneca (AZ) as his favoured injection tool for Australia. But an alarming failure of media policy brought reports of deaths and adverse reactions to public awareness. Australia’s Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) also came out arguing that younger people would be better off staying away from AZ.

Public terror shifted, briefly, from the virus to the vaccines. People stopped turning up for appointments and media attempted to repair the problem by telling us Pfizer is “the safe one”. We should choose that instead. All solved but NO. We now found that our neglectful PM’s AZ choice had another downside. There weren’t enough Pfizer cocktails to go around. So our leaders decided to save this precious product for the vulnerable elderly.

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Covid Quotes 27/8 to 3/9/2021

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We need to get used to being vaccinated with Covid vaccines for the future. I can’t see that Covid is not going to be with us forever….this will be a regular cycle of vaccination and revaccination as we learn more about when immunity wanes”.

Kerry Chant chief health officer NSW
28th August 2021

“If paramedics vote for action, ADHSU members working in defined local government area of concern [COVID hot spots] will not respond to any patient until they have been rapid antigen or PCR tested. The bans will begin at the first shift on August 30. “

wsws.org 27 August 2021

“I wouldn’t let the Pfizer go to waste, it’s gold liquid. They were very lucky, they went out for breakfast and ended up with golden liquid in their arms.”

Dr Ziad Basyouny in Wingham
Describing 4 cafe staff and 6 customers he vaccinated when residents missed appointments at his practice next store

“An even more dangerous situation is posed in the weeks and months ahead, with research published Wednesday finding that protection against Covid infection after two vaccine doses falls within six months, with protection levels even projected to reduce to as low as 50 percent by winter”.

wsws.org 25 August 2021

“There’s got to be a reason to get vaccinated. If the reason you’re vaccinated is that you can do things people who aren’t vaccinated can’t do, then that’s a great argument”.

Billionaire Kerry Stokes AFR 28 August 2021

“You’ve got to be sensible, of course, but I vaccines passports are the answer. I think”.

Billionaire Kerry Stokes AFR 28 August 2021

“Playgrounds will reopen this week. There will be QR check-in codes and limits on eating and drinking, and one parent or carer per child”.

Aaron Patrick AFR 1/9/2021

“I’ve got certain people in the media that keep attacking me all the time.”

Gerry Harvey in interview with Melbourne ABC’s Rafael Epstein.

“We struggle to empathise with Harvey or his harrowing persecution. This time four years ago, on national television, he was appealing for this columnist to be summarily executed“.

Joe Aston AFR 1/9/2021

“For the Ivermectin enthusiasts, here’s what the Merck Company that made this drug and gave it free for the treatment of river blindness in Africa say about its use for therapy in COVID-19″.

Professor Peter Doherty Twitter 27/08/2021

Editor’s Note: I am sure this was an oversight but what Professor Doherty failed to mention in his zeal to destroy Ivermectin’s reputation is that Merck has a product that competes directly with Ivermectin called Molnupiravir (see article that discusses the two). We can also reveal Merck has just signed a contract for $1.2 billion to supply Ivermectin’s new competito r to the US Department of Defense. The Professor also gives Molnupiravir a leg up here. Whether it is as good is unclear. Lastly, who would want a reference from a company that killed 60,000 people in 2004.

“It will take a long time until enough people get a third dose and until then thousands more people will be getting seriously ill”.

Dvir Iron data scientist at Israel’s Institute of TechnologyReuters 26th August 2021

“The Zoom meeting boom and its unrelenting focus on faces is elevating earrings from a fashion accessory to a statement intended to reflect women executives’ mood, status, wealth and creativity”.

Duncan Hughes AFR 27th August 2021

Irene Deutsch, pictured with her dog Bronte: “There’s no point in wearing power suits or killer heels to a Zoom meeting,” she says. Why not buy some nice earrings?” Louie Douvis – photo courtesy of AFR

“China will restrict the time people under 18 can play video games to three hours a week in a shock societal crackdown designed to tackle what the government says is an addiction plaguing the country’s children.

Shares in gaming stocks fell on Tuesday following the release of new rules limiting gaming on computers, mobile phones and other devices to one hour between 8pm to 9pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights and public holidays. Gaming would be banned completely on school days”.

Michael Smith AFR 1/9/2021
Editor’s Note: Michael is one of the journalists thrown out of China last year. He also writes some very silly things about Xinjiang. What the Chinese are doing here is heavy handed but is it better but is doing nothing anything to celebrate. With Google and Apple offering online education, parents and teachers may not be needed in the future at all.

“There have been many scientific studies and they have found the illnesses in children are not as severe as in the older age cohorts, the transmissibility of the virus is not as severe, there’s a priority to get children aged 12 to 15 vaccinated and we’ve set out a timetable for that.”

Josh Frydenberg 2/9/2021

Editor’s Note: Hey, Josh, when did children between the ages of 12 and 15 stop being children? And on those many many scientific studies, how many of them said the illness is “severe” in 12 to 15 year olds. It really looks like media, politicians and celebrity medics are making this narrative as they go along.

So clearly the advice is within 6 weeks of an infection you’re unlikely to get reinfected with Delta but actually natural immunity to Delta or any of the viruses is less effective than actually the vaccine in terms of providing long term immunity”.

Kerry Chant chief health officer NSW
11am Press Conference ABC 2nd September 2021

Stenographer: “We had a person present to hospital for having what seemed to be an overdose of too much Ivermectin. “As a result, of a misunderstanding they think that they can take this drug to treat Covid. They were Covid positive. Can you just talk us through, talk to us about the risks of using unproven treatments in treating Covid and the message to people”.

Kerry Chant: “Um, my message would be simply for all things. Make sure you are getting your health care provided by a health care practitioner and that you seek advice before taking any medications. It is important to seek the best health advice. Our doctors in Australia are across the literature in terms of what drugs and therapies are useful in Covid. So please listen to them.

Stenographer to Kerry Chant chief health officer NSW
11am Press Conference 2nd September 2021

Editors Note: How did the stenographer know that the efficacy of Ivermectin was unproven. There is much expert opinion that would challenge that. What did the stenographer know of the risk. Why did ask the question if they knew the answer. In Kerry’s answer, we learned nothing of the risk. Simply that we should not use it.

Stenographer: “So, At what point does the pandemic end and Covid-19 become endemic”.

Kerry Chant: “I think that’s the reality that most of the world’s confronting. Um, what we’re really pleased to say is we’ve got great vaccines and I think I’ve indicated before that, you know, we will be getting vaccinated regularly. There’ll be new strains that emerge, potentially, and we’ll have boosters; a bit like seasonal flu. So every year in seasonal flu they try to predict which strains are predominating strains and we have a vaccine. What’s really useful is some of the technology. Um, we’ve made vaccines quicker than we’ve ever done them before. And so some of the mRNA technology gives us hope that we’ll be able to rapidly accommodate to any changes in the virus”.

Stenographer to Kerry Chant chief health officer NSW
11am Press Conference 2nd September 2021

“Whilst I am very pleased we are at 70% first dose, as you know I’ve previously said, I want to see the sky’s the limit. I think Australia can be the most vaccinated country in the world because we believe in science”.

Kerry Chant chief health officer NSW
11am Press Conference 2nd September 2021

I am a unvaccinated patriot

This is a patriotic time.
Especially, with all these people injected and feeling pretty good about themselves. Some curmudgeons would call them smug. Not me. I simply want a bit of that admiration. With this in mind I want to put myself forward, and only me, as part of an experiment.

Alfred Hospital in Melbourne is using a new anti-viral drug, Favipirivir, in an experiment involving 120 people. The one I’m proposing will be much cheaper. The Melbourne experiment requires participants to take 18 tablets one day and 8 the next. You’d feel like putting a lid on yourself. Again, my test will use much less.

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3 stenographers follow the script

An article so dry it leaves you gasping for water

How do three people write an article?
How do three people write an article so dry that you’re left gasping for water? This was my response to a story in Saturday’s Australian Financial Review. The “journalists” David Martin-Gruzman, Tom McIlroy, and Finbar O’Mallon have collaborated on a work noteworthy for its collegiality and for the division its underlying concepts promote. Our media has failed us. There are no insights. No effort to discuss or describe anything outside politicians’ proclamations. I use this article as an example and probably spend too much time pulling it apart.

The AFR 3 presented appalling notions like mandatory mass vaccination, including young children, forced unemployment for unvaccinated workers, whimsical lockdowns, mandated masks for children indoors and other restrictions. Am I exaggerating on this whimsicality? In an adjacent article, NSW Chief Health Officer, Kerry Chant says: “The evidence around curfews is mixed but I also think it sends a significant signal about the crisis we are facing”.

“The evidence around curfews is mixed but I also think it sends a significant signal about the crisis we are facing”.

NSW chief medical officer, Kerry Chant
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Spike has a plan. What’s ours?

The Liturgy

Every morning Sydney hosts its 11am Covid-19 ritual. New South Wales Premier Gladys solemnly records the newly infected, newly hospitalised, ICU entrants and the dead. Our chief health officer, Kerry Chant, performs a short liturgy: “Test…Isolate”. These announcements are then reannounced in various formulations over the next half hour interspersed with urgent calls for us to vaccinate. The media then asks the same questions it did yesterday using today’s numbers. This allows for further reannouncements and even more urgent calls for us to be vaccinated. We are also reminded that this is the only way out of lockdown. Other Australian states go through a similar daily process.


As an unvaccinated person, the liturgy is of particular interest to me. In my uninfected state my main concern is to avoid Delta. If it is as dangerous as we’re told, it will come looking for me. It will then be time to action the “Test……Isolate” strategy. Let’s say I find myself in an exposure zone or one comes here, I’ll need a PCR test. If the PCR test works and I remain uninfected then I get on with my useless life.

Yet, if the test works and I become both an infected and infector, it will be time to implement part 2 of Kerry’s “Test……Isolate” plan. Go straight to my meticulously designed isolation chamber with the ensuite and stay there awaiting further instructions. This is easy if you’re living by yourself especially if you’re a doomsday prepper. The rest of us will be relying on family or housemates to keep us fed and in contact with the rest of the world.

So you’re in the isolation chamber having completed your “Test….Isolate” civic duty. Covid-19, from hereon known as Spike, is happy because no-one has interfered with his plan to raise a family and move to your lungs. This is where Kerry’s plan seems to be short an action or two. It was this concern that prompted me to go looking for the rest of Covid-19 survival manual.

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KFR 19th August 2021 – Covid-19 “Trust” Edition


Jane and Fran want to vaccinate our children

Jane Halton and Fran Kelly discuss how we need to vaccinate the children to protect adults and vaccinate adults to protect the children. Jane explains the children are vulnerable but don’t get sick. This is an extraordinary conversation. You might say horrendous. Meet Jane Halton.

WHO is Jane Halton? – We probably should have introduced Jane first but we thought we’d build up to it as she is a VERY important person. You will not believe the number of corporate boards she is on and the scope of her key role in Australia and even the world’s Covid-19 vaccine rollout. To describe her as peripatetic would be to undersell Jane Halton.

Trusted News Initative – Have you found someone you can trust through the Covid-19 crisis? We are finding it hard to sort fact from appalling, perpetual, proliferating, posturing, presumptive propaganda. Maybe we have found an organisation that can pull all of our news outlets together and discern the truth. Or maybe that is the problem. One remarkable fact about this organisation is it doesn’t seem to have a logo. What does that tell you?

Two Economists Take Over – neoliberal economists have owned public debate in western society for at least the last forty years. In a recent Australian Financial Review article, two economists tell us how the Covid-19 crisis should be managed. The same selective logic that has run this country’s economy now measures a pandemic and we reckon they come up short.

I Take Dan Andrews Drinking Through a Mask Test
When Dan banned the pop-up pub and removing your mask to drink I figured like lockdowns we would soon face the same dilemma in New South Wales. I decided to get ahead of the trend and test drinking through a mask. The experience was just short of fabulous.

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Vaxxers, Resisters and Treaters

I don’t have a medical background
Yet, why should this disbar me from commenting on the state of the present politically and now military driven Covid-19 response. We have some incredibly sycophantic, uninformed members of the media doing exactly that right now. Other players seem to have stridently anti-social views and agendas. I am not denying Covid-19 can have extreme adverse effects on people who contract it. I do believe our response would be improved by broadening participation to include clinicians and experts who are not so tightly wedded to the vaccine or nothing outlook. The discussion that follows is based on my experience as a resident of Australia’s most populous state, New South Wales.

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KFR 31st July 2021 – Covid-19 Edition

Here are a few clips that bear heavily on the debate we are not having with regard to Covid-19:

Rebel News is doing some great work. Their record of the Sydney and Melbourne rallies vary starkly from the official dismissive response to them. Here Avi Yemini presents Neil Oliver’s powerful challenge to “Leave the children alone”. I am with him on this. The strange madness that has underpinned this vaccine emergency has now gone too far. Do they really want to test these vaccines on newborns and two year olds. Yes, they do. Also see the Mottram / Blakely discussion below:

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Vaccines, Treatments and Media

These people know what's good for us but won't tell us

I am a threat to society. In short, I could kill you.
At any time, a lurking spike protein could find a distracted ACE-2 receptor too lazy to throw off its sheddase enzyme, take over a cell’s machinery, my cell’s machinery, repeat until my immune system says “what are you up to?”. Discovered, the spiky fugitive could then find a sleepier, less robust immune system nearby and soon we’re all done for.

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John Howard the Agnostic

It was of particular interest to me that Scott Morrison called John Howard seeking advice on how to address the recent bushfire crisis.  Four days after ScottyFromMarketing’s celebrated visit to Cobargo, the ex-Prime Minister was called to refloat a ship with more holes than a cullendar.  I wondered what sort of advice he would give?  So I went looking for “Australia’s Greatest Ever Prime Minister’s” recent contributions to climate policy.   As a man of the people, I am sure that from hereon he won’t mind me calling him John. 

With time to reflect away from the savagery of Parliament, this man of principle and vision would surely be the Aussie Sherpa that our society needed.  It was then that I came across a twenty minute YouTube clip (see below). from August last year where John spoke to a Diggers and Dealers Mining Forum in Kalgoorlie.  This was just a couple of months before the bushfires so we could expect a close parallel between what John told the miners and the advice he gave Scott. 

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