zaph

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  1. A nip of bleach, an antiemetic and Hydroxychloroquine
  2. 2. Yep. Check this out https://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/world/north-america/vaccine-nationalism-us-says-it-won-t-join-global-effort-for-covid-19-inoculation-20200902-p55rkt.html Same but different puffery from Trump
  3. It's likely that there will be a couple of vaccines to choose from if you wait. It will take ~ a year(?) to vaccinate the world. Let the more needy countries and people go first.
  4. I'd like to see the high court hurry up about border closures. I haven't heard anything about forced vaccinations and the constitution. As mandatory as possible, perhaps totally.. blah blah. I would not inject a patient without their consent. That would be assault, immoral and I don't know any clinicians that would do it.
  5. "unconstitutional" in this parlance in Oz lately is in respect of whether state border closures breach s92 and it's quite valid argument that the closures are unconstitutional. One may thing it's nutty/not nutty to close state borders. But this is a genuine question of whether it's legal. Not so easy. A const change requires a referendum where it passes by the majority of voters and the majority of states. So currently 4 states would have to achieve 50.1% change and 50.1 of the entire population. Referendi on success about 20% of the time. What an exciting time to be alive!
  6. That's for the High Court to decide and I think the time they're taking to hear Palmer's case may indicate the state border closures are unconstitutional. It's appalling what govts are getting away with under the covid cloud.
  7. I see no covid falls around here. Some good buying if you're patient.
  8. https://iview.abc.net.au/show/mary-trump-in-conversation-with-fran-kelly/video/NS2061H001S00 I might read the book. Does anyone have a copy?
  9. https://www.abc.net.au/triplej/programs/hack/coronavirus-covid19-how-australia-is-paying-for-welfare/12133292?fbclid=IwAR3iT6l-B4gulkppid986BEFmZ33oGRXh0Ryl3hW_RFoBO7C3JhnsUsOogA
  10. If he is confident he can't win then that's what he will do. Bone spurs playing up again? When though?
  11. At least Trump can tell his mother from his daughter.
  12. The aim at the start was to 'flatten the curve'. Then Australia did such a good job public opinion changed to eradicate. Unless we keep our borders closed for years eradication is a futile goal.
  13. Flat bottom girls they make the woking world go round.
  14. The suburban economy will return to normal once pubs, casinos and pokies open. Tourism will remain in trouble. It's a real intersection between border regulations and the survival of big tourism in Australia. https://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/business/the-economy/bean-counters-believe-nation-can-dodge-depression-but-no-sharp-rebound-20200529-p54xq6.html#comments
  15. In Brisbane I would have long ago. Not sure what the current rules are though. The restaurants and pubs here are packed to the now permitted 10 people.