This is a profoundly well-written and cited piece... read it and share it wide. https://www.peterhaas.org/is-the-cure-killing-us-how-history-can-help-us-rethink-our-covid-response/
Those of you on the fence, it's time for some straight talk. Our communites, our towns, our states, and our country are desperate for life-giving honesty and courage. It's becoming clear that we can't look for it from many of our elected leaders, so instead we turn our eyes and ears to our fellow neighbors … Continue reading Plugging One Hole at a Time
As more and more American people find their collective voice and begin to flex their civic muscle, pushback is coming from those who are as of yet unwilling to consider that the lock-downs have been, in the words of Brit Hume, "a colossal public policy failure". And of course, immediately some are calling the protesters … Continue reading A Word About Those Protesters
It's unfortunate that it took this pandemic to finally get people to wake up to how crooked and ineffectual WHO has been for years, but this is a good piece on why Trump is exactly right to suspend funding for WHO.
This report from most of Europe has some refreshing news. One, the deaths have peaked. Two, the virus appears to have caused not many more deaths than the 2016-17 flu did in Europe. Make of it what you will...
It's easy to merely point out errors and mistakes in the expert models and leadership decisions right now, but producing viable alternative methods to deal with COVID-19 aren't so easy. And some of those decisions really will require a lot of careful wisdom... That being said, we have numerous reports from all over the world … Continue reading Solution: Lock Down Nursing Homes and Hospitals
Get this: the experts at IHME, who badly mangled their projections of the supposed nationwide healthcare crisis, now want to go back and predict the past. And we're supposed to take their calculations seriously. Riiiiiight. The heat is now being applied to convince us that not only did the shutdowns work, we should have done … Continue reading Fool Me Once
I’ve said from the start that I wanted to go where the facts led me, even if that meant converting me from a skeptic to a true believer. It’s really easy for people on all sides of this issue to take a public stance and then ignore any information that might make them reconsider it … Continue reading Taking Stock
How many times have you heard/said those words about the Stay at Home orders, the shutdowns, the business closures? "The projections may have been wrong, but we do know the Stay at Home orders work." I was just told that yesterday by my state representative. It's just accepted as prima facie. Much like "It's got … Continue reading “We Know It Works”
"The welfare of the people in particular has always been the alibi of tyrants." - Albert Camus"Remember all men would be tyrants if they could." - Abigail Adams This is a good piece from The Federalist: https://thefederalist.com/2020/04/13/the-coronavirus-is-exposing-little-tyrants-all-over-the-country/