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Old 4th October 2021, 07:24 AM   #481
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Originally Posted by Stacyhs View Post
Only if you inject boof it.
I think that's more in line for him
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Old 5th October 2021, 05:38 PM   #482
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Far Right Wing Commentator Who Contracted COVID Threatens Dr. Fauci: ‘Give Me Liberty or Give You Death’

By David BadashOctober 5, 2021 at 08:15 AM ET

Far right extremist commentator Josh Bernstein, an anti-vaxxer who recently contracted COVID after threatening a “lead injection” for anyone who tried to vaccinate him, appears to have issued an obscenity-laden death threat against Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and the Chief Medical Advisor to the President.

“Let me tell you something you sick twisted garden gnome,” Bernstein says in the video below which was posted by the watchdog group by Right Wing Watch.

“Okay? Our rights don’t come from you. They don’t come from the NIH, they don’t come from the Center for disinformation control, they don’t come from the Wuhan Health Organization, and they certainly don’t come from this fraudulent extremist authoritarian regime government, either,” Bernstein declared, referring to the National Institutes of Health, and apparently the CDC , the World Health Organization, and the Biden administration.

“They come from God. That’s where they come from, and not you, or any government, or any intel person or agency is going to do anything about it,” he warned.


https://www.thenewcivilrightsmovemen...ive-you-death/
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Old 5th October 2021, 07:33 PM   #483
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But it's the left wing that are the violent crazies!
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Old 6th October 2021, 03:20 AM   #484
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Why do 'commentators' like Josh Bernstein and their followers think it's okay to use like language like this, "sick twisted garden gnome," because they have a different view on some issue? The tone is semi-hysterical. It's scary that they seem to think it's okay to vilify and trash someone because they have different views. That they don't see the danger in that, that it is, among other things, completely and totally undemocratic.

As usual, the Bernstein story has some plot twists. Did Bernstein actually have Covid-19? Maybe not. Below is a quote from a Newsweek article published September 20th:
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Conservative talk show host Josh Bernstein, who has been a fierce critic of mask and other mandates during the pandemic, announced that he had been infected with COVID-19. After publication of this article, he told Newsweek that his COVID test had come back negative. Newsweek link
On Friday September 17, 2021, broadcasting his talk show from his bedroom, Bernstein had said, "This thing is brutal. It's not the flu, it's not." He concluded his show by asking his fans to "keep him in their prayers while he battled the virus."

So, did he or didn't he? According to what he later told Newsweek, no he didn't. Poor Josh just wasn't feeling good, wasn't up to par. Or was he duping Newsweek? Who really knows. More important, who really cares. If he died tomorrow, would his fans care? I doubt it, why would they?
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Old 6th October 2021, 09:03 AM   #485
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Originally Posted by newyorkguy View Post
Why do 'commentators' like Josh Bernstein and their followers think it's okay to use like language like this, "sick twisted garden gnome," because they have a different view on some issue? The tone is semi-hysterical
IIRC, some member of ISF has a signature that says "The reason I'm shouting is because I'm wrong."
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Old 6th October 2021, 09:51 AM   #486
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Originally Posted by W.D.Clinger View Post
IIRC, some member of ISF has a signature that says "The reason I'm shouting is because I'm wrong."
Yup.
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Old 6th October 2021, 06:18 PM   #487
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Back to science denying GOP politicians who have died:

“Katie Howard, president of Anderson County Republican Women & runner up to Sen. Southworth in 2020 GOP primary, died last Sunday”

https://twitter.com/joesonka/status/...7Ctwgr%5Etweet
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Old 6th October 2021, 07:46 PM   #488
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Back to science denying GOP politicians who have died:

“Katie Howard, president of Anderson County Republican Women & runner up to Sen. Southworth in 2020 GOP primary, died last Sunday”

https://twitter.com/joesonka/status/...7Ctwgr%5Etweet
Yeah, but she died unmagnetized and without a tracking chip in her!
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Old 6th October 2021, 07:59 PM   #489
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It's just great when Trumptrash die for their party. More Trumptrash have died for their party than their kind lost by in Georgia. If we get just enough more of the scum to not take the shot, Americans might retake North Carolina. We just need enough anti-Americans, pro-Trump scum to die and we'll get another pro American state back in the union. Come on North Carolina Trumptrash, just keep dying. Your country needs you to stop exchanging oxygen.
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With the widespread availability of vaccines in the U.S., Covid has become a death tax on the stupid. I thought the GQP was against raising taxes. I guess not.
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It's just great when Trumptrash die for their party. More Trumptrash have died for their party than their kind lost by in Georgia. If we get just enough more of the scum to not take the shot, Americans might retake North Carolina. We just need enough anti-Americans, pro-Trump scum to die and we'll get another pro American state back in the union. Come on North Carolina Trumptrash, just keep dying. Your country needs you to stop exchanging oxygen.
Hush...or you will be called out for being insensitive to the willfully stupid.
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Old 7th October 2021, 05:33 AM   #492
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It's just great when Trumptrash die for their party. More Trumptrash have died for their party than their kind lost by in Georgia. If we get just enough more of the scum to not take the shot, Americans might retake North Carolina. We just need enough anti-Americans, pro-Trump scum to die and we'll get another pro American state back in the union. Come on North Carolina Trumptrash, just keep dying. Your country needs you to stop exchanging oxygen.
Quiet now, just calm the farm and sit down quietly. We don't want them to get wind of the "Grand Plan" whereby they remove themselves from the gene pool without any help from us.
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Old 7th October 2021, 07:23 PM   #493
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Yeah, but she died unmagnetized and without a tracking chip in her!
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Old 7th October 2021, 07:25 PM   #494
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It's just great when Trumptrash die for their party. More Trumptrash have died for their party than their kind lost by in Georgia. If we get just enough more of the scum to not take the shot, Americans might retake North Carolina. We just need enough anti-Americans, pro-Trump scum to die and we'll get another pro American state back in the union. Come on North Carolina Trumptrash, just keep dying. Your country needs you to stop exchanging oxygen.
I'm kind of hoping for this in Florida and Texas. That would be a game changer.
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There's been some talk -- including here -- on how the current case numbers are rapidly dropping. They are declining but slowly. The past seven days the rolling average finally edged under 100,000 per day, though there were over 100,000 new cases reported yesterday.
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I'm kind of hoping for this in Florida and Texas. That would be a game changer.
Current average is 88 deaths per day. Nearly 56,000 total COVID deaths reported so far.

https://usafacts.org/visualizations/.../state/florida
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If only she had lived in a swing state.
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Current average is 88 deaths per day. Nearly 56,000 total COVID deaths reported so far.

https://usafacts.org/visualizations/.../state/florida
Obviously, there are a million other factors to consider - population trends, actual candidate appeal, Covid deaths among (especially older) Democrats, voting access, etc.

But looking at 2018, it's an interesting example.

CandidateRon DeSantisAndrew Gillum
Popular vote 4,076,186 4,043,723
Dead (R) voters( 50,000)...
Net Net4,026,1864,043,723

ETA - In 2020, Trump won Florida by more than 350,000 votes.

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Allen West, 60, Carrolton, TX, GOP candidate for Gov. Anti-mandate, vax skeptic, sick with COVID.
According to this article Allen and his wife Angela have come down with COVID and he has been taking Hydroxychloroquine and Ivermectin at home.

Today he clarified that his wife is recently vaccinated and that he is most likely headed to the hospital.
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Well, we can still hope.
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Antivaxxer murders his brother and sister-in-law....

... and his reason? Likely to be because they administer Covid-19 vaccines.

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/jeffrey...ots-poisoning/

"Jeffrey Burnham, 46, of Cumberland, 'wanted to confront' his brother 'with the government poisoning people with COVID vaccines,' one document reads, adding, 'He repeatedly stated, 'Brian knows something!'

Burnham's mother told detectives he planned to confront his brother, 58-year-old Brian Robinette, Howard County court documents specify."


You just couldn't make this stuff up..
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Well, we can still hope.
These links tried to me redirect to a scam
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These links tried to me redirect to a scam
The link didn't work for me either but I just got a routine 404 error message:
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Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site.
The link is supposed to be to the Sorry Anti-vaxxer website and the Allen West entry. This link seems to work. Sorryanti-vaxxer.com

The original link has an extra "http://" at the beginning.
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As a former Floridian, I'm rooting for covid here.
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What I don't understand is people being against both the lockdowns and the vaccine. The people opposed to the lockdowns usually said it was on economic grounds. They felt damage to the economy from lockdowns outweighed the danger the disease posed to society. Remember Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick? ("There's more important things than living.")

Yet many of these same people refuse to be vaccinated on the grounds the vaccine didn't go through the normal testing protocols. They were authorized for emergency use, not formally approved by the FDA. They were willing to get sick, potentially die, in order to keep businesses open. But end the pandemic by getting vaccinated with a treatment they deem potentially risky, that's asking too much?

As a former supervisor of mine liked to say, "What's wrong with this picture?"
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I wonder of these morons know that the antibody treatments for COVID-19 also have an EUA not full approval.
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I don't think it matters as long as they sincerely believe they are getting a "premium" service compared to everyone else. It costs more, therefore it is more effective.

And the rest of us are all sheep, of course.
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I don't think it matters as long as they sincerely believe they are getting a "premium" service compared to everyone else. It costs more, therefore it is more effective.

And the rest of us are all sheep, of course.
Plus it is equivalent to putting on your seat belt AFTER crashing the car.
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They were willing to get sick, potentially die, in order to keep businesses open. But end the pandemic by getting vaccinated with a treatment they deem potentially risky, that's asking too much?

As a former supervisor of mine liked to say, "What's wrong with this picture?"

What's wrong with it is that it was never about making sense from a scientific, rationalist point of view, or even from a consistent point of view. It was, and is, about scoring points against "THEM".

They opposed lockdowns because the Dems supported them, and now they oppose vaccines because Dems support them. That's the only analysis that makes both their positions actually make "sense".
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These links tried to me redirect to a scam
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What I don't understand is people being against both the lockdowns and the vaccine.
That's because you don't understand their real reason for opposing them. It's all about asserting their independent identity. They are not children who have to do what they are told 'because', they are adults who have earned the right to make their own decisions. And if they decide to be selfish ignoramuses who die because of it, that's their right! Nobody tells them what to do, especially when it involves giving up some of their freedoms to benefit others (that's communism you know).

Imagine a boot stamping on a human face - forever. Faceless bureaucrats and supercilious 'scientists' forcing their groupthink on you. That's what following lockdown rules, wearing masks and getting vaccinated means. "Give me liberty, or give me death!" And the virus is happy to oblige.

Some say Covid was engineered in a lab in China. A few say it was deliberately spread in order to kill Americans, specifically Americans who value being selfish ignoramuses more than life. If so then this could be the most successful eugenics experiment yet, and one that was desperately needed.
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..."Give me liberty, or give me death!"...

Anti-mask, anti-vaxxer Internet talk show host Josh Bernstein -- who said on his show he had a "brutal" case of Covid and asked his viewers to pray for him (but then told Newsweek he didn't have Covid) -- has updated that one.
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"Give me liberty or give you death. That's right. Signed, sealed and ******* delivered." Raw Story link
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Anti-mask, anti-vaxxer Internet talk show host Josh Bernstein -- who said on his show he had a "brutal" case of Covid and asked his viewers to pray for him (but then told Newsweek he didn't have Covid) -- has updated that one.
It's unfortunate that the death rate from being accidentally hit by a falling piano is much lower than it used to be.
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You can’t act like a bad ass after begging people to pray for you. What a pussy
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You can’t act like a bad ass after begging people to pray for you. What a pussy
Ah - but they ask for "Prayer WARRIORS!".

That makes it all macho and cool, like a Godly Rambo.

(Nearly every post in the Herman Cain Award subreddit includes the sick person or their relatives begging for "Prayer Warriors" [followed by death and then the Go Fund Me effort]. A decent researcher of religion could probably publish a few nice articles tying the phrase to specific Christian groups, and would probably be able to show that those groups are getting hit by Covid much harder than other Christian groups.)

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What I don't understand is people being against both the lockdowns and the vaccine.
You can drive yourself totally insane trying to make sense of whack-jobbery. I gave that up, now I just mock the whack-jobs mercilessly.
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Old 11th October 2021, 04:16 AM   #517
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Ah - but they ask for "Prayer WARRIORS!".
Aka a GoFundMe page with them as the recipient. They have the same scam going as the Indian call-center dudes.
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Originally Posted by Norman Alexander View Post
Aka a GoFundMe page with them as the recipient. They have the same scam going as the Indian call-center dudes.


Much as I would like the Indian call-center dudes to all **** off and die, you have to at least admit they are smart enough not to actually kill themselves as part of their scam.
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Much as I would like the Indian call-center dudes to all **** off and die, you have to at least admit they are smart enough not to actually kill themselves as part of their scam.
Point. More like when Sheriff Bart rode into town in "Blazing Saddles". But with real guns, which makes it not so funny.
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Allen West, Republican running for governor of Texas, hospitalized with covid-19
Rachel Pannett1:56 a.m. EDT

Allen West, a tea party firebrand who is seeking the Republican nomination in the Texas gubernatorial race, is in the hospital after testing positive for the coronavirus.

West, a former Republican congressman from Florida, is unvaccinated. His diagnosis Saturday came days after he attended a crowded political fundraiser at a yacht club in Seabrook.

From his hospital bed, he issued a string of tweets attacking vaccine mandates and promoting controversial treatments, vowing that if elected, he would “vehemently crush anyone forcing vaccine mandates” in Texas.

“Our bodies are our last sanctuary of liberty and freedom, I will defend that for everyone,” he wrote.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/polit...ican-governor/
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