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Dr Youtubey-Google, The Ministry of Truth, bans One America News “because HCQ”

Who knew that Youtube was your Doctor and Guardian of Medical Truth?

Youtube banned an entire news network for one week today because they said something about one of the cheapest most commonly prescribed drugs used around the world for millions of people for long term use for the last 65 years. I don’t know what OANN said, but if someone can find that story, I’ll add a link to it, not because I agree with it (though I might) but for the sake of free speech. This move by Youtube deprives OANN of income for the next week, and heavies them to change their reporting because there is a three strikes and you’re out rule.  It also deprives potentially thousands of people for hearing a different point of view. Thus Youtube is even more powerful than any appointed Minister of Health — it is deciding not only what medication you should have but even what medication you might know of and potentially ask your doctor about.

YouTube temporarily suspends, demonetizes OANN

YouTube has barred One America News Network from posting new videos for a week and stripped it of its ability to make money off existing content after the Trump-friendly channel uploaded a video promoting a phony cure for COVID-19, YouTube spokesperson Ivy Choi tells Axios.

Why it matters: YouTube has been criticized for allowing OANN to spread misinformation using its platform, particularly around coronavirus and the election. This marks the Google-owned service’s first crackdown against OANN.

Details: OANN’s one-week suspension from posting new videos or livestreams is the result of a “strike” YouTube issued for violating its COVID-19 misinformation policy, which prohibits saying there is a guaranteed cure to the virus. YouTube took down the video that triggered the strike.

  • OANN is also suspended from the YouTube Partner Program, which means if it wants to monetize its videos again, it will have to re-apply.
  • YouTube has a three-strikes policy before an account is terminated. This is OANN’s first strike, but it has violated the platform’s COVID-19 misinformation policy before, meaning it gets no more warnings if it breaks the rules again — just additional strikes.
  • YouTube says it does not consider OANN an authoritative news source.

In an Information War, we don’t have to play by their rules. For those who value free speech it’s practically a sacred duty to now share that which the censors most want to hide. Apparently Google and Youtube are afraid people might hear news suggesting that there are alternative cheap treatments for Coronavirus. Please add OANN to your bookmarks. Add GabParler*, Bitchute to your links. Spread the word.

And in the spirit of protest at Dr YoutubeyGoogle — here are scientific discussions of studies on Vitamin D and Hydroxychoroquine and antivirals.

In past posts here we see that the countries that use Hydroxychloroquine appear to also have 80% lower Covid death rates. Other studies suggest Hydroxycholoroquine *may* save as many as half the people who were going to die of Covid. Furthermore, even though the FDA banned Hydroxycholoquine use in USA,  at least one respected Yale expert (and many doctors) argue with a long detailed literature review that it should be used early and as soon as possible. And then there is the corruption of peer review, and the infamous Hydroxychloroquine Lancet study of 96,000 Covid patients which ignored Zinc, wasn’t randomized, and has a devastating 12% death rate.

Perhaps solve the other pandemic: Vitamin D deficiency — to help beat Coronavirus?

Grant et al say: “Low vitamin D status in winter permits viral epidemics.” (Think about what that means).

Vitamin D levels also correlate with lower rates of cancer, diabetes, high blood pressureasthma, heart disease, dental caries, preeclampsia, autoimmune diseasedepressionanxiety, and sleep disorders. Vitamin D influences over 200 genes. It’s so crucial, it was likely the reason northern Europeans evolved whiter skin. (Read this whole post … it’s key to understanding Vitamin D.)

Vitamin D reduced the rate of ICU admission from 50% to 2%. Do black lives matter?  A vitamin D deficiency may cause 40% of respiratory deaths in older people. And in one Indonesian study, low Vitamin D levels in patients meant they were  ten times more likely to die of Coronavirus.

What happened to The First Amendment of the United States Constitution?

There is a winner takes all free speech battle underway and most of the media will not even acknowledge it. The Tech Giants need a Biden win to keep their protected monopolies safe from antitrust suits and other decisions a freely elected US government might make.

If I post a youtube video anywhere it’s only because I haven’t been able to find an alternative. If readers can find those alternative sources, please let me know.

 [*Or not. Parler was subject to a fake “hacked” scare that Twitter let run (can’t think why Twitter would want to tarnish it?!). But Parler does ask for real phone numbers. And was founded by Rebekah Mercer, major Trump donor, but also daughter of the man who founded Cambridge Analytica. Some say use a spare phone. Thanks to commenters.  — J]

 

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75 comments to Dr Youtubey-Google, The Ministry of Truth, bans One America News “because HCQ”

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    Ted O'Brien.

    Did they claim to have a cure,?

    Or did they accuse somebody else of corruption in the banning of HCQ?

    I’d be interested in the answer to the second line.

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      Google is just exercising it editorial control to suppress anything that doesn’t conform to the Democratic narrative.

      This started this a long time ago. Few people understand how much Google helped Obama win. It was stunning to see the celebration when their election interference efforts succeeded.

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    OriginalSteve

    Heres the thing…everyone needs to dump yooftoob on its rear end and move onto other conservative non-PC platforms.

    Time we removed the power of the tech tyrants by depriving them of thier audience…..and income…and influence…

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      Kalm Keith

      Maybe Trump can help sort that out IF he has nothing to do next year. If he is associated with an alternative service it should do well.

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      Saighdear

      Well aye, but what do “YOU” use the tube for? For me it is some music and Edutainment – serious, and frivolous sometimes – where else to go for the same content ? Just another case of ( as I’ve said manys a time) Large Companies taking the piss from their patrons -whether it be the automotive type, the sports type, the entertainment type or the Tech type ( as you and I are using this now). We’ve gaily gone along with the Pipers’ tunes so that we are seen to be instep with our Peers. Who the “*”*”*”*” were the Peers we had to follow? and now the plebs are nibbling back about BULLYING …. by fellow ( plebs or peers) disenfranchised victims.

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    crakar24

    This is the future writ large under a Biden administration, i feel sorry for all the internet trolls as once this site and many, many more like are shutdown their reason to exist will end

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      Spetzer86

      No, eventually they’ll just have to start feeding on each other. It’s already starting a bit. Might even be entertaining to watch assuming we’re not collectively banned for viewing Joanne’s site.

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      Lucky

      The sites with opinions “our” trolls support have strict censorship of any contrary opinion, even the sarcasm and sneering they put on here would get the writer banned.

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    OriginalSteve

    Alternatives to yooftoob:

    https://nordvpn.com/blog/youtube-alternatives/

    Alternative to Twrrp:

    http://Www.gab.com

    Alternative to Faceplant:

    http://Www.parler.com

    Many people are setting up thier own platforms to get away from The Noxious 3….

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      robert rosicka

      Go woke go broke .

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      Delory

      It looks like rumble.com is becoming a free-speech friendly alternative to YouTube..

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      Kalm Keith

      Thanks for that.

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      John Hutton

      So I guess you have just disproven Nova’s claim that Youtube is a monopoly:

      There is a winner takes all free speech battle underway and most of the media will not even acknowledge it. The Tech Giants need a Biden win to keep their protected monopolies safe from antitrust suits and other decisions a freely elected US government might make.

      The fact is, Jo Nova does exactly what Youtube does: she disallows material to be posted on her site that she doesn’t like as is her right. Why isn’t Youtube permitted to do the same?

      If you believe Youtube is wrong to remove content, aren’t you obliged to do the same?

      Right wingers have a way of corrupting meanings to suit the occasion. Youtube and other internet giants are not government entities and are not necessarily subject to free speech. They have the right to have policies on content in the same way you do. Forcing them to post anything and everything is clearly not reasonable and would be a breach of their freedom to operate – should they have to post snuff movies and porn for example?

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      John R Smith

      O Steve.
      Thanks, had not heard of DTube.
      Looks promising.
      I’ve almost dropped YouTube completely mostly out of boredom.
      Dark times, seems our only hope is that the woke types appear to be incredibly clueless.
      Of course, who or whatever is pulling their strings is terrifying.
      DJT may go.
      But, Barris will not be in charge.
      I’m very curious about what the actual command structure is.
      Hoping to avoid Assimilation.

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    Virtual Reality

    YouTube can do what it wants. It’s their channel and it’s free. So why all the fuss?
    That there isn’t an alternative free channel is simply, nothing is really for free! Same goes for all the other social media’s.
    Are you ready to pay for all these services? If yes, you would still be obligated to follow their guidelines. You will and cannot win either way. And just so you know it even this channel has rules and limits.

    Are they biased, yes!

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      Delory

      You could also flip the question – is Youtube ready to pay for all the content that people provide it with for free? (Currently they only pay a portion of their advertising revenue to the content that is successful – hence have a very a low risk business model)…

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        Virtual Reality

        I don’t agree with youtube’s policy either since they pretend that they aren’t bias. But that’s not the point. There is a lot of pressure on these channels to conform to the dominant social beliefs. This has happened in the past as well through censorship. If you know your history you will see that same thing happened in the film industry, radio industry and tv industry. The same process is happening here and will continue until it becomes as regulated as all other industries mentioned before.

        Added to this, youtube is a business and will cater to those who bring them the most business, resulting in the most profits. Paying subscriptions doesn’t do this, that’s why Youtube wants to stay free from subscriptions. That means advertising money also dictates policy and brings in even more censorship. Advertisers don’t want to be associated with controversial topics that could damage their image. We all know what shit storms are and no business want to be hit with one. This makes the game for Youtube even more complicated since they have to generate revenue to provide the so called free services to all those people using the platform for free.

        Sorry, this is the path of least resistance. The wild west days of YouTube are coming to an end. 😉

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          Virtual Reality

          P.S. The above statement is a comment to all the statements in the thread.

          Flip the Question
          Youtube monazites user content when running adds over their videos. You can earn money on Youtube when you publish. However here to you have to meet their regulations so that advertisers will run adds. If you publish content that doesn’t meet these requirements you won’t get monetized.

          There are many examples of people getting blocked when monetized due to controversial issues. They have to win their case and it’s often a pain in the ass. But that’s the name of the game and welcome to the world of advertising. This isn’t new, only it’s now new for the a wide range of people who have never experience this kind of censorship. Mainstream media know this and has years of experience and well payed lawyers to help navigate the complicated laws that govern what you can or cannot do.

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      Kalm Keith

      Boo hoo.

      Follow the Rules, he says.

      Even YouTwitFace has rules.

      Hah de ha ha hah.

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      Strop

      Except YouTube (and Facebook and Twitter) claim to be platforms and not publishers so they avoid publisher rules and liabilities. Once they start censoring content on the basis of their opinion of accuracy they show themself to be a publisher.

      So yes they can do what they want, but they change their status and liability by doing certain things they want.

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        wal1957

        This is exactly the point that those that agree with youtube censoring videos on a partisan basis fail to acknowledge.
        They are happy with the current situation because they, and their opinions are not affected….YET!

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    Yonniestone

    Had someone from management at work suggest everyone would need to have the new vaccine if they want to work and would probably be sacked for not having it, when I questioned my right to take HQC with Zinc or Ivermectin instead they said too bad.

    Launched into a tirade about HQC being around for 65 years and the vaccine not properly tested etc but it fell on deaf ears, once as a source of amazement the stupidity of people is now very irritating, wherever Jonova.com ends up I’ll be there just for sanity alone.

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      Serp

      Hands up those who cannot see where this is going?

      This program of ratcheting down our serfdom would best be arrested at the outset by nobody accepting the vaccination.

      Your work colleagues have “got with the program” instinctively aware that not to do so will be life-threatening notwithstanding they’ll be “living on their knees”; this is all a product of Google’s concordat with the PRC and clever Xi will parlay his stolen IP and his suborned Silicon Valley into the PRW within his lifetime.

      Elections are a thing of the past; even the hilarious geriatrics Klaus Schwab and Prince Charles know that.

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      sophocles

      Because there are no vaccinations for Covid* and no vaccination certs for anything … yet … you can give that manglement a rough time. Influenza is deadlier than Covid. In the last influenza epidemic NZ had 54 deaths and so far only 25 from Covid. Which is the deadlier of the two? (Covid is certainly the most expensive, economically.)
      Demand virus equality!

      Send them home if they can’t comply. Unpaid. Refuse to work with “Infectors.

      Swine Flu is like Covid — a corona virus. Both are blocked by Vit-D at a suitable level.
      The official names are Sars-Covir-1 (aka Swine Flu) and Sars-Covir-2 (aka Covid, or Wu-Flu)

      * Yes, I am aware vaccines have been invented for Wu-Flu but supply is still non-existant.

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    David Maddison

    Those of us involved in social media will have seen a huge clamp down on conservatives prior to the US election but now, with the prospect of a Barris presidency they are getting worse. Facebook and other social(ist) media are brazenly restricting or removing conservatives and other free thinkers. Many conservative are in the process of abandoning FB, YT, Twitter etc. and migrating to the free speech alternatives for these platforms. I am a moderator on FB for several conservative groups and am noticing FB remove posts and individuals with no reason given. The nature of their thought crime is not even disclosed. Social media is now emboldened thinking that Barris has won the presidency and censorship will be the order of the day. I’m sure the useful idiot slaves of the Socialist Billionaires are loving it.

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    David Maddison

    The Left told lies for an entire four years+ that “the Russians” supposedly interfered with Trump’s election but for genuine, demonstrable interference in the US election by the social media and the Socialist Billionaires, nothing is said.

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    David Maddison

    How many lives have been lost due to suppressing the truth about HCQ (administered according to the Zelenko protocol)? I would think nearly all deaths were preventable if HCQ was administered as per Z protocol.

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    TIP

    a license to host a social media platform – if its not breaking the law, images depicting breaking the law, inciting others to break the law, profanity (very grey but largely harmless regardless)…..it cant be censored, throttled, suppressed or otherwise interfered with beyond that of other users profiles (e.g likes, thumbs downs, blocking, mute etc)

    I know one or two lines is no answer – but a simple starting point, a discussion starter.

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    David Maddison

    This is from BBC but there are elements of truth to it.

    https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-54873800

    Parler ‘free speech’ app tops charts in wake of Trump defeat

    Twitter alternative Parler has become the most-downloaded app in the United States as conservatives flock to the self-styled “free speech” app after the US election.

    See link for rest.

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    David Maddison

    Twitter is blocking links to YouTube alternative Bitchute.

    https://sociable.co/social-media/twitter-flagging-links-bitchute-videos-potentially-harmful-unsafe/

    Twitter is flagging links to BitChute videos as potentially harmful & unsafe

    Users on Twitter today are finding it difficult to share and open links pointing to video platform BitChute, as they are being flagged as potentially harmful and unsafe.

    On Friday morning I saw that popular news commentator Tim Pool had tweeted that Twitter was blocking him from sharing BitChute videos, so I decided to test it for myself, and the same thing happened to me — I couldn’t share one of Pool’s BitChute videos on Twitter.

    See link for rest.

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    Small Footprint

    It’s a private company answerable only to its shareholders, it is not democratic, and it is capitalistic , stop with the false equivalence

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      David Maddison

      They are receiving protection from prosecution under Section 230 of the US Communications Decency Act because they falsely claim to be common carriers like a telephone service. Clearly they are not and are publishers because they take editorial control of the content via censorship and other means. Therefore they should not be receiving this enormous protection of being immune to being sued for various damages they cause to individuals. Trump did remove that protection via executive order and look how they fought back against that. All because Leftists are unable to tolerate alternate opinions and require everything they read to be censored otherwise their heads will explode.

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    Tel

    There are a lot of other alternatives to YouTube and the First Amendment to the US Constitution does not apply to a private business doing private activity.

    That said, private business does need to consistently and scrupulously honour their agreements and many of these platforms claim to have “community standards” but strangely cannot ever seem to explain exactly where the standard comes from, what it really is, and how various articles were judged to violate some standard that supposedly is based on “the community”. If you go to a fruit shop and agree to buy a banana every day, then they start selling you asparagus when you wanted to buy a banana then you might get a bit fed up with that and say they went back on what they promised. Well YouTube make a promise when they offer content providers an opportunity to build their audience … and it’s a shared profit arrangement which is quite legitimate and it is a business to business legal contract.

    Imagine if the fruit shop guy held out an asparagus stalk and said, “This is a banana!” and you say, “No it ain’t, that’s nothing like what we agreed on” … then he says, “You are crazy, the community standard says this is a banana!” It’s easy to see what makes people so cranky.

    I would say the content providers should get together and start a petition for grievance over unscrupulous and dishonest business practice.

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    JCalvertN(UK)

    I had ever heard of OANN. (I must say that the choice of initials is rather unfortunate.)
    But I have now – and have placed them on my favourites bar.

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    OriginalSteve

    Jo

    The general gist appears to be HCQ bad (and my paraphrasing here : *not* a Masters of the Universe approved and potentially dangerous control human-behavioral-control-grid-compatible vaccine, and is modern voodoo coz they says so, and it allows us freedom of movement…. )

    vs

    possibly unproven DNA-altering likely ineffectual but locks-humanity-down-nicely govt approved vaccine….

    Hmmm….cant see any problem here….

    https://www.axios.com/youtube-temporarily-suspends-demonetizes-oann-420e8ea9-66c1-4eab-9754-6e3b708483c9.html?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=organic&utm_content=1100

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    David Maddison

    As usual, it is a case of Leftists lacking the mental capacity to digest alternate opinions.

    Also, OAN is a pro-Trump network.

    There is some information here:

    https://timesofsandiego.com/business/2020/11/24/oan-suspended-from-youtube-over-video-claiming-cure-for-covid-19/

    OAN issued a statement claiming the video in question was not made public and was only viewable for OAN staff as an “unlisted” video.

    The conservative cable network that President Donald Trump has promoted said it would abide by YouTube’s requirements for any videos uploaded to its channel in the future, but “OAN will not let YouTube’s arbitrary rules infringe upon our First Amendment editorial rights to inform the public.”

    While the specific content of the video was not disclosed, OAN’s statement read, “We believe that the opinions of frontline doctors should be heard, regardless if their views agree or differ from the CDC. YouTube requires a warning label if interviewed medical experts deviate from the CDC’s latest thinking, which is frequently subject to change. However, these are actual, practicing doctors who went to medical school and are highly qualified to make medical decisions — much more so than the moderators at YouTube.”

    OAN claims it has interviewed more than 50 doctors and healthcare professionals who have successfully treated more than 6,000 COVID-19 patients and that the channel “has highlighted therapeutics — including hydroxychloroquine — recommended by these doctors and that showed evidence of success.”

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    Crakar24

    Google Juan O Savin for some inside knowledge on vote fraud, big things coming some people going to Gitmo lol

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    Crakar24

    Hunter Biden spotted at the WH dressed like a turkey looking for a pardon

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    Fuel Filter

    I don’t, and never have used social media, but I signed up on Parler just to spite [email protected] in particular and on principle in general.

    There is, however, some info out there that Parler does release your personal info a la [email protected]

    http://voxday.blogspot.com/2020/11/personal-info-released-from-parler.html

    Not sure if this is accurate but in any case, be forewarned if your primary motivation is privacy.

    But if it’s just to stay away from censorship, I say go fer it.

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    David Wojick

    The problem here is that while the Reps in Congress are complaining about censorship, the Dems are calling for a lot more, calling it misinformation. No doubt Big Tech is assuming a Biden Presidency.

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    David Maddison

    Conservative fightback time. Candace Owens is suing Facebook “fact” checkers because they demonetised her FB account meaning she is losing over $1 million per month in revenue. Yes, $1 million USD, not a typo. She is suing for $50 million.

    Her crime? She said Covid numbers were exaggerated.

    “Fact checking” by social(ist) media is a new and disguised form of censorship as David Wojick pointed out, especially when their facts are wrong.

    We are really living “1984”. It is the instruction manual of the Left.

    https://m.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/nov/6/candace-owens-sues-facebook-fact-checkers-defamati/

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    Lucky

    I think the OANN link was to America’s Frontline Doctors, a youtube vid.
    They are a group of medics in clinical practice who have recorded the successful treatment of CCP19 virus suffers with HCQ.

    See: americasfrontlinedoctors.com/
    The founder, Dr Simone Gold has been fired from her job in a hospital. There will be more on this as she is (also) a lawyer.

    There is strong suppression on anything about that group from the usual media. America’s Frontline Doctors has data on hundreds of cases showing a high success rate.

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    HINT HINT HINT
    Several online media companies are clearly telling you that you are not wanted.

    They want you to go away.

    So go away!

    Amazing that people actually lived happy lives, happier than now, in my opinion, before Facebook, Twitter, Google, YouTube and the whole internet.

    You can live a happy life without Facebook and Twitter. I do.

    You can live a happy life avoiding Google, which I do over 95% of the time (DuCkDuckGo and others don’t always get what I want).

    You can live a happy life without YouTube.

    Until today, in fact, I watched perhaps one YouTube music video every six months, Today I watched four, to include the links to four songs I recommended in a blog article:

    http://elonionbloggle.blogspot.com/2020/11/time-for-climate-break-with-little-wing.html

    Then I read this article, and realized YouTube is a lot more than just music videos.
    So I’ll stop using YouTube too.

    Wikipedia is also pro-left wing majority rule. I would never use Wikipedia, except for, looking up who played “The Beaver” on the Leave It To Beaver TV show, from the 1960s. Wikipedia is good for Beaver trivia.

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    David Maddison

    The Frontline Doctors have their own uncensored channel on BitCute, including all the videos they had banned on YouTube.

    Warning to Leftists. It’s not censored, your brain will explode if you view it.

    https://www.bitchute.com/hashtag/frontlinedoctors/

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    Richard Ilfeld

    THE BILL OF RIGHTS
    PREAMBLE
    THE Conventions of a number of the States having at the time of their adopting the Constitution, expressed a desire, in order to prevent misconstruction or abuse of its powers, that further declaratory and restrictive clauses should be added: And as extending the ground of public confidence in the Government, will best insure the beneficent ends of its institution

    RESOLVED by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, two thirds of both Houses concurring, that the following Articles be proposed to the Legislatures of the several States, as Amendments to the Constitution of the United States, all or any of which Articles, when ratified by three fourths of the said Legislatures, to be valid to all intents and purposes, as part of the said Constitution; viz.:

    ARTICLES in addition to, and Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America, proposed by Congress, and ratified by the Legislatures of the several States, pursuant to the fifth Article of the original Constitution.

    AMENDMENT I
    Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

    AMENDMENT II
    A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.

    AMENDMENT III
    No Soldier shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the consent of the Owner, nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law.

    AMENDMENT IV
    The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.

    AMENDMENT V
    No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the Militia, when in actual service in time of War or public danger; nor shall any person be subject for the same offence to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation.

    AMENDMENT VI
    In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the State and district wherein the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation; to be confronted with the witnesses against him; to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor, and to have the Assistance of Counsel for his defence.

    AMENDMENT VII
    In Suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved, and no fact tried by a jury, shall be otherwise re-examined in any Court of the United States, than according to the rules of the common law.

    AMENDMENT VIII
    Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.

    AMENDMENT IX
    The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.

    AMENDMENT X
    The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.

    The Bill of Rights protects, at least in theory, the citizen from the government. Commercial firms are governed by the laws of contracts and regulation of commerce.
    In theory, if there are no undue barriers to entry cause by illegal behavior in the marketplace of ideas, new firms may arise to challenge old ones for our patronage.

    If a firm promises to do one thing, for compensation, and fails, or does something else, it should have liability.
    For it to have constitutional liability, it needs to have violated a constitutional right.

    You may not be denied access to a channel because of your race, that is protected.
    A bar cannot deny access to people of color. It can deny access to those not wearing a shirt, or those who are not Green Bay Packer fans.

    If it were determined that the clickbait barons were, if fact serving a government role in information dissemination, because bandwidth is limited and a few purveyors dominate, they
    could be regulated for “fairness” in the “public interest, convenience, and necessity”. This was the rational for regulation of radio; there were quite a few stations, but the bandwidth was sufficiently limited that a small number of voice could dominate the marketplace to the exclusion of others. Alternatively, the company could be found to be exercising monopoly powers, and broken up into several “competing” as was the AT&T Telephone monopoly.

    Or they might have paid enough in the last election to effectively own the government, in which case it will be up to we, the people to find a workaround if we think their behavior
    egregious.

    reading the history of the railroads, and Standard Oil, and Bell telephone might be interesting background during COVID as a strategy is formulated. Interferace with competing signals on the internet will be strictly illegal, and will probably be a fact of life to consider. Encouraging states to create a network of parallel and independent networks that can be expanded, with public safety communication as a basis, might form the basis of a alternative. Florida- Silver Alerts, Hurricane warnings& severe weather network.
    (Read how MCI first developed as an alternative to monopoly long distance).

    The leviathan will not be toppled directly, he will die the death of a thousand cuts.

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    Hot under the collar

    There’s a video on the internet showing a Melbourne pub security guard holding a teenager in a headlock until he’s unconscious then slamming his head on the floor and dragging his unconscious body out of the door, reports are saying it was done for not waring a mask!

    https://twitter.com/i/status/1331458499243511808

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      OriginalSteve

      There is evil behind all this.

      As a Christian I can just see it so clearly.

      People can bang on about other stuff, but at its core, its the same demonic evil that drove nazism, and the darkness that is at its core driving the globalists.

      This is a spiritual fight.

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    Doubting Dave

    Sorry I’ve not been around for sometime, but it’s good to see you are still fighting the good fight, God bless you all

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      Annie

      Nice to see you Dave; I hope you are keeping well in the UK winter. VitC, VitD, Zinc, K2! I took all those over the Aussie winter and still do.

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    Doubting Dave

    The problem for you Ausies is that your Gouvernments sold out to the Chinese years ago, what are you Citizens going to do about it.

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      Memoryvault

      The Chinese are but a minor problem in the grander scheme of things. The real danger lies in the globalists as the driving force behind the Deep State. These are the people ultimately calling the shots.

      At the moment they are flexing their muscles behind the smokescreen of The Great Reset, as being implemented by the World Economic Forum (WEF), the World Health Organsiation (WHO), the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World Bank and others.

      Jo and others here think a lot of the clamp down on the internet is recent and has something to do with the Presidential Election. It isn’t and it doesn’t. It started the same day that the whole Covid 19 scam was launched back in March. It was and is a coordinated attack by Google, Facebook, Twitter, Paypal, YouTube, Amazon, the MSM, and others, including mainstream political parties here in Oz, the UK, the USA, Canada and New Zealand. These are the five nations that are signatories to the UKUSA Pact.

      These are the five English speaking “democracies” of a “British” dominated world, as envisaged by Cecil Rhodes. What is happening now is the end game in a plan that was implemented in the early Fifties, after the Second World War.

      I have no idea exactly what is planned next, but I do know the launch date is March 2021. We have three months.

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        Kalm Keith

        Good outline.

        It’s been a strange year, politicians vying with one another to be the toughest on CV19 while ignoring the effect of their wise actions on the population.

        Given the obvious news/media reset it has been hard to know the truth regarding the actual danger of CV19. Here in Australia it has almost been a joke except that government action has been weird, tokenistic and outside of the virus damage, extremely destructive.

        Mostly, in life, it’s best to just keep moving forward, but CV19 has been used as an excuse to shut society down with terrible consequences that are lightly dismissed by the Elites.

        Something to consider; on one day last week I caught a radio comment that 20,000 CV19 tests had been done in one spot in Australia in one day!

        Possibly $50 would cover the cost of manufacture, administration and notification.

        Total turnover for the day in the testing chain: $1,000,000.
        Yes folks, one million dollars in one day in a small part of Australia.

        Then there’s the big one, coming to a clinic near you;

        The Vaccine.

        Just think of the world turnover; billions of dollars daily.

        How come we never had this drama with other diseases?

        But back to our reality: our society is in trouble: many citizens have had their life’s work destroyed leaving them broke financially and emotionally spent.

        Governments were either incredibly dumb in handling the CV19 thing the way they did, or seriously vicious.

        Make up your own mind about it.

        There was once a saying that “there’s always someone else who is worse off than you”. At present I don’t think that applies:

        We are all in this together.

        KK

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        William Astley

        In reply to:

        “The real danger (to the US) lies in the globalists (Dems) as the driving force (As Dems built and now operate the Deep State CIA and FBI institutions in the US) behind the Deep State

        Your logic is fuzzy. Fuzzy logic is not logic, it is propaganda.

        The virus was man made and released in China. Why no covid deaths in China? Why is China the only country in the world that now has positive GDP growth?

        Covid is a China weapon and also China’s greatest weakness. The US people, will logically all be on the side ‘Good’. It is good to cure covid. Lying is dangerous if the liars get caught. The bigger the lie, the greater the consequences.

        Taking over US institutions is an act of war, not politics.

        All of the US internet companies speak as one because they want access to China and because China is the richest entity in the world and that entity will use its trillions of dollars …

        To execute China’s evil plan … which is to incapacity the Western countries by forcing countries, to spend their selves, to death on impossible to solve fake problems like the climate emergency or the ‘reset’.

        This is China’s evil plan, the Dems are controlled by the puppet master.

        US citizens, politicians, and federal workers who have worked with Chinese agents, to support the evil plan, have committed an act of treason, at a time of war.

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          RossP

          William

          There has been a major surge in cases around Shanghai in recent weeks. I know cases are not really the point given how terrible the test is, but the Chinese are reacting to these cases in a very serious manner.

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    RossP

    Thanks to Jo’s articles and posters on here my wife and I started taking a Vit D supplement early this year. We both had the best winter, health wise, for years.

    I note in the UK they are going to give people in care homes free Vit D supplements this winter. A great move.

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    [email protected] Katastrophe Kooks

    Jo, you should believe that HCQ is effective… if you don’t, you’ve been lied to.

    The efficacy of HCQ was only in contention because CoV19 can use enzymatic pathways other than the one HCQ blocks in order to infect cells.

    So using HCQ alone was a bit like only closing one of the two hatches on a submarine before diving, then wondering why the submarine sunk, and claiming that the closed hatch is the one that malfunctioned, and banning hatches of that make from further use.

    HCQ inhibits the ACE2 enzymatic pathway, and it is effective in doing so.

    But CoV19 can also use the TMPRSS2 enzymatic pathway, which HCQ does not inhibit. A second drug such as camostat mesylate must be used to block that pathway.

    The two together have been shown to be highly effective in preventing CoV19 infecting cells, which then allows the body’s immune system to clear the virus without also having to deal with a rapidly-spreading infection.

    Thus, we don’t need masks, we don’t need ‘social’ distancing, we don’t need lockdowns, we don’t need the economic devastation currently underway… we just need to realize that one must close all the hatches on the submarine before diving.

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    Doubting Dave

    I’m sorry to Keith and memory fault, I am just trying to get an understanding about how you Ausies feel, nothing personnel. Please explain how you feel about the influence the Chinese have on your country

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      Kalm Keith

      Your question might best be answered with a list if things that disturb me.

      China apparently has purchased a lease on one of our major northern harbours. Money.

      China seems to have somehow obtained ownership of water rights for one of our major rivers/irrigation systems. Money.

      Our universities have been infiltrated by the Chinese using: Money.
      Our local government is influenced by the Chinese via U.N. decrees

      China apparently has an airfield in Western Australia from which aircraft and occupants can arrive and leave without any scrutiny from Australia’s immigration officials/border force. Money.

      The President of Victoria seems to have a “relationship” with China that is very concerning. The overreaching of this official during the CV19 Event of 2020 was appalling and I can’t understand why citizens of that state, and the Management of Australia, have not risen to address the matter.

      More generally, the Chinese crush to our nation through their United Bloody Nations, WHO and South China Sea activity means we are in for big trouble from China.

      Our government is useless in protecting us from The Beast from the North: worrying.

      That’s enough for now.

      KK

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      GD

      Please explain how you feel about the influence the Chinese have on your country

      What do you reckon, Dave?

      I reckon that the only Australian who supports China is the quisling premier in Victoria.

      The rest of us were happy to buy from China due to low prices, but now that politics has entered the process, no, we don’t support any influence from another country.

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        Wayne Job

        Wuhan Dan our premier here in Victoria has been to China 6 times, he paid once the CCP paid the other times great mates with the Chinese leader.
        He signed up to the Belt and Road thing that has proved to be in other countries a belt over the ears and we own your roads.The federal government is passing laws to rescind it.
        He is a Marxist and a big wig in the unions CFMEU to be exact.

        All the States were offered the army to guard the hotel lock down people in quarantine our premier said no and used private security that was not security trained in fact most had
        no English. Recent arrivals from a country Donald Trump would call a s**t hole. Thus being idiots the went upstairs and mingled.
        This little foray ended up in the death of around 8 hundred people.

        So our entire state has been shut down costing untold billions$ and untold lively hoods and jobs. The MSM being of the left heap praise on him I would charge him with manslaughter.

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    graham dunton

    Jo,
    This may be valuable to watch?
    Nov 26, 2020 at 4:01 AM
    Undercover Epicenter Nurse Erin Olszewski Alleges Corruption & Fraud at Elmhurst Hospital
    Nurse turned undercover investigator Erin Olszewski documented events at Elemhurst Hospital in Queens New York during the height of the Cornavirus pandemic. Erin joins me today to discuss her new book in which she alleges deliberate fraud lead to unnecessary death of New York State residents.

    https://youtu.be/_MsaaXbNDA4

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      Kalm Keith

      The insights that the nurse provides are disturbing but not unexpected.

      Why let a chance to get easy money go to waste when you can set up easy plunder.

      The bigger worry is that there was apparently no oversight/checking of the situation on the ground by the funding group which was presumably the federal authority.

      The whole CV19 windup is sickening: and when you look at Australia, the human damage done in “fighting” this pandemic is kind blowing.

      Money makes the world go around.

      KK

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    STJOHNOFGRAFTON

    Rebadge Twitter to Squitter.

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    Alternative to ‘Youtube’ is ‘brandnewtube.com’ a site I found recently by chance. Certainly worth reviewing.

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    John Galt

    Someone has finally done a longer term study of the “normal” death rates and the evidence is …

    Study Conclusion: Many Deaths Claimed From COVID Are Really Deaths Relabeled from Other Causes. Overall Death Rates Are Not Significantly Higher Than Normal.
    https://www.aier.org/article/new-study-highlights-serious-accounting-error-regarding-covid-deaths/

    A new study (link removed or site crashed but now available at Archive.org https://web.archive.org/web/202011261… ) published by Dr. Genevieve Briand at Johns Hopkins University notes some critical accounting errors done at the national level. The study – which is still being vetted – simply examines the raw data that should have been questioned months ago. The overall conclusion is that Covid-19, at least according to collected data, is not the killer disease that it is currently hyped up to be.

    Viewing Covid-19 Deaths in Context
    It is already well established that Covid-19 is a disease that is most dangerous to those over the age of 65 and who have preexisting conditions. In the United States, there has been an observed 2.1% mortality rate, with elderly individuals making up over half that number.

    Young and healthy people are not by any significant capacity threatened by Covid-19.

    One of the most important factors when it comes to Covid-19 is preventing excess death. According to the CDC,

    “Estimates of excess deaths can provide information about the burden of mortality potentially related to the COVID-19 pandemic, including deaths that are directly or indirectly attributed to COVID-19. Excess deaths are typically defined as the difference between the observed numbers of deaths in specific time periods and expected numbers of deaths in the same time periods.”

    Essentially, there is an average number of deaths every year due to a variety of causes that for the most part have remained constant through the years. This includes morbidities such as heart disease, which has long been the leading cause of death, and cancer, which has long plagued our existence. For Covid-19 to be a serious cause of alarm, it would need to significantly increase the number of average deaths.

    However, according to the study,

    “These data analyses suggest that in contrast to most people’s assumptions, the number of deaths by COVID-19 is not alarming. In fact, it has relatively no effect on deaths in the United States.”

    Total deaths in the United States show no significant change and even mirror past trends of seasonal illness.
    According to this graph constructed using data provided by the CDC from the last 6 years, total deaths have remained relatively constant and increases can be explained by various factors such as a larger population. The spikes in deaths in 2020 are consistent with historical trends, only topping 2018 by 11,292 deaths. There have been over 262,000 deaths attributed to Covid-19 in the United States, yet total deaths have not increased in any alarming capacity; they have only mirrored existing trends. In short, according to 6 years of data collected by the CDC, Covid-19 has not led to any significant increase in deaths.

    Diving Deeper

    What is even more interesting if not more alarming is that the spike in recorded Covid-19 deaths seen in 2020 has coincided with a proportional decrease in death from other diseases.

    Yanni Gu writes

    “This suggests, according to Briand, that the COVID-19 death toll is misleading. Briand believes that deaths due to heart diseases, respiratory diseases, influenza and pneumonia may instead be recategorized as being due to COVID-19.”

    Deaths have remained relatively constant, yet reported deaths due to deadly conditions such as heart disease have fallen while reported Covid deaths have risen. This suggests that the current Covid death count is in some capacity relabeled deaths due to other ailments. According to the graph, reported Covid deaths even overtook heart disease as the main cause of death at one point, which should raise suspicion.

    This aligns with many other well-established facts about the virus, such as those with comorbidities are the most at risk. According to the CDC, about 94% of Covid deaths occur with comorbidities. This suggests that it could be possible that a large number of deaths could have been mainly due to more serious ailments such as heart disease but categorized as a Covid-19 death, a far less lethal disease.
    According to this graph provided by the study, deaths labeled under Covid-19 increased while deaths labeled under others decreased. It is important to note that this sample only applies to the month of April as the author notes these were the weeks with the highest reported deaths. Gu writes

    “The CDC classified all deaths that are related to COVID-19 simply as COVID-19 deaths. Even patients dying from other underlying diseases but are infected with COVID-19 count as COVID-19 deaths. This is likely the main explanation as to why COVID-19 deaths drastically increased while deaths by all other diseases experienced a significant decrease…

    “If [the COVID-19 death toll] was not misleading at all, what we should have observed is an increased number of heart attacks and increased COVID-19 numbers. But a decreased number of heart attacks and all the other death causes doesn’t give us a choice but to point to some misclassification,” Briand replied.”

    Furthermore, Briand’s research notes that the percentage of death has remained relatively constant through all age groups. Covid death statistics seem to mirror the normal distribution of death amongst age groups, further lending credence to the argument that many Covid deaths are recategorized deaths.
    Briand provides this graph constructed from CDC data that shows that deaths amongst various age groups have remained relatively constant.

    By simply looking at the raw data presented by the CDC Gu writes that

    “All of this points to no evidence that COVID-19 created any excess deaths. Total death numbers are not above normal death numbers. We found no evidence to the contrary,” Briand concluded.

    The hysteria over Covid-19 has likely led to the alleged accounting error noted in Briand’s study, the reclassification of expected deaths from all causes into Covid deaths. That accounting error has likely led to a number of policy decisions that have drastically crippled our ability to support the general welfare of society, economically, socially, and spiritually. Going forward these findings should give us pause and reconsideration over the threat Covid-19 actually poses and realize how much avoidable damage we have done to ourselves as a result.

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