While the rest of the world went into lockdowns during the COVID pandemic, Sweden chose a different path. Aside from cancelling main sporting and entertainment events, it chose to remain open.
Science has shown that that fireworks are a major spreader of COVID, particularly the very mild Omicron variant that’s sweeping the world. So in a display of its absolute power, the Netherlands government banned fireworks this New Year’s Eve.
The Blaze is reporting that two New Zealand men are facing jail time for breaking curfew when they allegedly tried to smuggle in three buckets of Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) complete with french fires and ten cups of coleslaw into the country’s capital city, Auckland. The New Zealand government has resorted to some of the most Draconian COVID lockdowns in the world, because of its abysmal failure to provide vaccines. According to reports, only 37% of New Zealanders have been fully vaccinated. Under its current lockdown, the government forbids restaurants from opening in parts of the country, including Auckland. Police first became suspicious when they saw a car travelling down a gravel road near the country’s capital, and when they approached the vehicle, it quickly turned around and sped away. Though the police proudly displayed a photo of the confiscated KFC on the hood of their car, they were unable to provide an estimated street value of the illegal food, but undoubtedly this is the most valuable haul of contraband KFC, captured this year. The …
According to the Australia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), the Australian Capital Authority just forced over 431,000 people living in Australia’s capital city, Canberra, into full stay-at-home lockdown after discovering four, literally just 4, new cases of the COVID virus.
The video of the takedown of an elderly man in Queensland, Australia by police because he wasn’t wearing a mask is being reported around the world.
The children of Pastor Tim Stephens sobbed and cried ‘daddy’ as the police in the Canadian city of Calgary arrested their dad for holding services in violation of the dystopian lockdown of that province.
On May 15, 2021 Michigan Democrat Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued a lockdown order that prohibited more than six people at a table for indoor restaurant dining. The order also forbid patrons at different tables from intermingling.
Ten active police officers and five retired in the Canadian province of Ontario are taking their government to court arguing that the province’s recent dystopian lockdown is unconstitutional. They are also arguing that the government’s recent moves, that includes stopping people out for a walk and in cars without cause, violates the oath that police take.
A judge in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada has allowed health authorities to padlock the doors of Trinity Bible Chapel because of its continued violation of lockdown orders that prevent churches from holding services exceeding 10 people.
Yesterday, I reported how a group of Canadians from Ontario along the American border used lights to send an SOS signal to America via Morris code calling for help against the province’s tyrannical overlords. Well, according to the Daily Wire, Niagara police just proved what they said was true and have charged two of the people for calling for help. They are facing potential jail time of two years.
While Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s was trying to set up a police state in his Canadian province, the Premier of British Columbia, John Horgan, was humming ‘anything you can do, I can do better.’ The BC premier has decided he needs to destroy the province’s tourist industry by telling people that they are no longer allowed to leave their health zone.
A group of Canadians living in Ontario along the American border have issued an SOS call for help that they are being held hostage by Canada’s latest tyrant, Premier Doug Ford, whose recently ‘enhanced’ lockdown even had police departments stating they wouldn’t enforce some of his new rules.
There is disturbing news for those who have been following the arrest of Pastor James Coates. Coates pastors GraceLife Church, near Spruce Grove Alberta, that has been holding service in violation of the province’s lockdown orders limiting church attendance to 15%.
A Canadian doctor with a guaranteed salary and no worries about making his mortgage and car payments is calling for governments to basically implement a permanent lockdown in Canada or at least until there are zero COVID cases.
Canadians are clearly tiring of the COVID-1984 lockdowns still in place in the country. Another video has surfaced of people driving COVID health inspectors out of a restaurant. This time it happened in Ontario.
It is unbelievable this is happening in a democracy, but a church in Canada has been forced to go underground in order to hold services. On Wednesday, April 7, 2021, RCMP showed up at GraceLife church outside of Spruce Grove, Alberta, and put up double barricades around the building to prevent people from attending services. The church had been holding services in defiance of the provincial lockdown that limits attendance to 15% of capacity. It’s pastor, James Coates, was also in jail for 35 days when he was arrested for breaking the lockdown rules. None of the charges against Coates warranted jail time, only fines, yet Coates ended up in jail because the RCMP demanded Coates voluntarily sign an undertaking that he would not attend services. Coates refused so, the RCMP refused to release the pastor. He was eventually released once that undertaking was removed. His court case is scheduled for May 3, 2021 where he is facing a fine of $1,500 for violating lockdown orders. With its building barricaded, this past Sunday (April 11, …
A story out of Scotland makes a person wonder if the lockdowns were actually about COVID. They may have started that way, but I wonder if the power has gone to some people’s heads. The Daily Mail reports that Maureen Hogg, an 82 year-old-grandmother, was fined £60 for attending a birthday party for a friend celebrating her 70th birthday. The police not only broke up the party attended by seven other people, but also fined every one of them for ‘anti-social behaviour.’ Here is the kicker: All of them were vaccinated for COVID. The Daily Mail provides the details: An 82-year-old grandmother has been fined £60 for attending a seven-person lockdown-breaching 70th birthday party – even though every reveller was vaccinated. Maureen Hogg, from Eaglesham, East Renfrewshire, was given the notice for antisocial behaviour after police broke up the celebration. All seven attendees received a fine for £60, even though each one of them had both doses of the Covid-19 jab. Ms Hogg’s granddaughter Daisy Hogg, 17, said her grandmother questioned ‘why she needs to shield if she has the vaccine’. …
A cute video of a young girl showing her displeasure after health officials blocked access to a local park as part of its COVID lockdown in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
In images, you would only expect to see in Communist China, Christians in the Canadian province of Alberta tried tearing down barricades that the police had put up around GraceLife church in Spruce Grove, AB to prevent people from attending this week’s Sunday service (April 11, 2021). The church, that also had its pastor jailed for 35 days, has been holding services in defiance of the province’s lockdown that limits services to just 15% of capacity. The RCMP, who were just obeying orders, responded by sending in dozens of police to rebuild the barricade. The Blaze explains: Hundreds of Canadian Christians gathered on Sunday at the GraceLife Church in Edmonton, Alberta. Government officials shut down the church for allegedly violating public COVID-19 health orders. Authorities erected a chain-link fence to prevent the house of worship from reopening last week. On Sunday, worshippers tore down the barricade, but were quickly met by a large contingent of riot police. Alberta Health Services physically closed the GraceLife Church, preventing access to the building. AHS said the church would …
They say the first casualty in any war is the ‘truth.’ In this battle over freedom, the Ontario government has ordered a stay-at-home lockdown of the Canadian province because the ICUs are being overrun with COVID cases.
The Supreme Court has just ruled that California’s limits on house churches and other religious gathering in homes is unconstitutional.
While the Premier of the Canadian province of Ontario, Doug Ford, hit the panic button this week and demanded that the whole province go into a stay-at-home lockdown because the province’s ICU are being overrun with COVID patients, an ER doctor is wondering where are all the patients.
According to a report on The Post Millennial, early this morning, (Wednesday, April 7, 2021), police set up barricades around GraceLife Church in Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada in what some believe is an attempt to prevent parishioners from attending services at the church.
The Finnish government has been forced to back away from a plan to force major cities into a lockdown after a judge ruled it unconstitutional.
According to a report by the US Centers for Disease Control continued use of virtual learning instead of returning to in-person classes is damaging children’s mental health.
Several police showed up at the church of a pastor in Calgary, Alberta, Canada without a warrant. Pastor Artur Pawlowski politely asked them to leave. Apparently, without a warrant the police were actually breaking the law by interrupting a church service.
The National Post reports that GraceLife Church in Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada held a packed out Good Friday service (April 2, 2021) in violation of the province’s lockdown restrictions that limit church services to 15% of capacity.
One economist is warning that Europe may be facing a food crisis in 2021 as a direct result of the COVID lockdowns instituted by European Union and its governments. This shortage is being noticed in a steady increase in food prices over the past several months, with a staggering one-month increase of 2.2% in December 2020 over November.
In July 2020, Florida’s Republican Governor, Ron DeSantis, decided to take a different approach to the lockdowns than many of the other US states such as California. DeSantis decided to treat his citizens as adults and told them to ‘act responsibly’ and kept schools, beaches and businesses open.
With Texas taking the lead stating it was lifting its COVID facemask requirements and allowing businesses to function at 100% capacity, four other states have followed suit stating they will end the need for facemasks when out in public. This was in response to rising vaccination rates and declining numbers of COVID cases. In addition, the Democrat Governor of Connecticut, Ned Lamont, has announced that stores can return to 100% capacity, but its facemask requirement remains in place. CBN explains: Meanwhile, a number of states are lifting restrictions as new cases and hospitalizations have plunged. Gov. Ned Lamont (D) of the blue state of Connecticut announced he’s lifting nearly all limits on businesses – returning to full capacity at restaurants, hair salons, and gyms. Five states: Alabama, Mississippi, Iowa, Montana, and Texas have all lifted their mask mandates. “Texans have mastered the safe strategies – they don’t need an order from Austin, Texas telling them what to do,” says Gov. Greg Abbott (R-TX). READ: 5 States Lift Mask Mandates and Even This Blue State Lifted …
According to a report on College Fix, Jonas Ludvigsson, a professor of epidemiology at Sweden’s Karolinska Institute, will no longer be publishing any studies on the Coronavirus because of attacks by a woke left-wing mob, when his study contradicted their feelings.
Sometimes it is difficult to understand the thinking behind the health authorities making the decisions behind the lockdowns. Take the Canadian province of Alberta, as an example. Even though intensive care (ICU) admissions in 2020, during the height of the pandemic, were 7% lower than what they were in 2019, the government still refuses to end the lockdown.
According to a recent Gallup Poll, 65% of Austrians believe that the country’s lockdown is causing more damage than the virus. This is up from the 41% of Austrians who had that same sentiment last year. As the lockdowns continue, the Austrians are seeing two things. First, the lockdowns are clearly not working. If they did, the virus should have been stopped in its track last year. Secondly, they are seeing first hand the damage the lockdown is doing to the economy and people’s lives.
While Matt Meyer, the president of the Berkeley Federation of Teachers, led the charge opposing teachers returning to in-person classes in California, he was caught dropping off his child at a private (not public) in-person preschool.
With one of the world’s most successful vaccination programs, Britain is on the verge of ending its lockdowns that were among the most restrictive in the western world. But recent access to information request revealed that with its lockdown soon to end, the government wants to extend its law banning protests. Some are calling it a blatant attack on freedom of speech. Breitbart explains: The British government is reportedly seeking to extend powers granted to police to crack down on protests even after lockdown restrictions are lifted, raising concerns about the state of freedom of speech in the country. A freedom of information request has revealed that Home Secretary Priti Patel wrote to the HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS), questioning how the government could continue to limit protests. In the September letter, reported by The Observer on Sunday, Patel said that while protesting is “a cornerstone of our democracy”, she inquired as to how the Home Office could prevent protests from impacting upon “the rights of others to go about their …