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April 21, 2021

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Byron Drag Racers World Record

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Peter Olson, Goonengerry

If Biden wins, it means war with Russia. Hey Warren, repeated replies with 11 references, to your 495 word Echo letter (14 October), were not published by The Echo.

The WHO is the highest authority and they now say: ‘lockdowns cause more harm than good’. Restrictions are forever, even long after the pandemic is over.

Ed note: The letter was published on Echonetdaily.

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2 COMMENTS

  1. I’d sooner Russia/China & Nth. Korea don’t accept him. They won’t
    because they already know he’s no fool & unlike Trump he & his
    Deputy cannot ever be bought off. China has contacted but that’s
    the ‘gesture’ all countries go through. We do know that Biden &
    Deputy President are not suffering the delusions of Office. No more
    room for Dictators.

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