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Trudeau wins (at least a minority government) -just announced by the CBC

Congrats Canada!

All airlines should announce a vaccine mandate two days before the next crazy person rally

Then see how good their turnout is.

If these results stick, Newsom will have a pretty huge mandate to push

Even more boldly on his agenda.

Just realized: While Newsom can get a plurality of the vote and still lose

Elder can get a majority for question 2 and also still lose...

Is natural immunity better than being vaccinated?


A. COVID-19 vaccines induce higher levels and a broader range of neutralizing antibodies to the receptor binding domain (RBD) of the spike protein than does natural infection. Vaccine-induced antibodies are less likely to be affected by changes in the RBD seen in the current SARS-CoV-2 variants, and are therefore more likely to be more effective against variants.
➡️ TL;DR. The receptor binding domain (RBD) of the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein binds to ACE2 receptors on human cells, allowing the virus to enter. A robust neutralizing antibody response against the RBD is critical for protection against infection. While both natural infection and COVID-19 vaccines induce neutralizing antibodies to RBD, COVID-19 vaccines induce a much LARGER VARIETY of neutralizing antibodies to RBD than does natural infection. What does this mean for immunity to SARS-CoV-2 infection? Vaccine-induced antibodies can bind to MANY more places on the RBD than natural infection-induced antibodies can and may therefore be more effective in blocking the virus (and its variants) from entering human cells.

Great article worth reading!

On edit: This Facebook post by the same people addresses the recent Israel study using multiple other studies that back their claims: https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=397795295182457&id=105606064401383&m_entstream_source=timeline

Thank you Mr President for turning this car around.

And likely saving countless lives in the process...

Really they just need to add one seat to the supreme court. Right now.

Push it forward or kick anybody against it out of the party. If we aren't going to use our majorities, we don't deserve to have them.

Never Have I Ever

Incredible show. One of the best on Netflix I've seen so far. Anybody else watch it?

538 averages for CA recall (Keep +4)

Don't pop out the champagne yet, but it looks like at least the polling is getting dramatically better. There is now only one poll in the latest averages that is favoring removal.


Californians: If you haven't already sent back your ballot, please do. And if you plan to vote in person, please do it as soon as possible. Some folks I know already misplaced their ballots because they procrastinated.

Californians only: have you voted in the recall election??

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