What happened to Australia?
There is a lot on the Internet and a lot on blogs such as BRM’s about the loss of freedom due to a flu virus that has a 99.8% recovery rate. Few people died there, mostly over 85 years of age or with severe pre-existing conditions.
Returning travelers quarantining at home will be forced to download an app that combines facial recognition and geolocation. The state will text them at random times, and thereafter they will have 15 minutes to take a picture of their face in the location where they are supposed to be. Should they fail, the local police department will be sent to follow up in person. “We don’t tell them how often or when, on a random basis they have to reply within 15 minutes,” Premier Steven Marshall explained. “I think every South Australian should feel pretty proud that we are the national pilot for the home-based quarantine app.
I’m sure that the oligarchs in Washington DC would like to try that, but in a country with more than one firearm in private hands for every citizen and trillions of rounds of ammunition, it might not be received well. The Australians turned their firearms in, trusting their government to look out for their best interests. Oooops.
In New South Wales, Police Minister David Elliott defended the deployment of the Australian military to enforce lockdowns, telling the BBC that some residents of the state thought “the rules didn’t apply to them.” In Sydney, where more than 5 million people have been in lockdown for more than two months, and Melbourne, the country’s second-biggest city, anti-lockdown protests were banned, and when dissenters gathered anyway, hundreds were arrested and fined, Reuters reported.
Graphics courtesy of the Raconteur Report