Doctor or Politician?

Doctor or Politician?

A recent analysis of CDC data by Johns Hopkins’ Dr. Genevieve Briand shows that increased deaths “involving” COVID-19 are offset by decreased deaths due to other causes.  She finds that total deaths from all causes have not increased due to the virus.

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Rosa Parks and a Texas Mom

Shelly Luther

In 1953, Rosa Parks refused to go to the back of the bus in Birmingham.  She was a seamstress and a civil rights activist.  She was arrested for civil disobedience for violating Alabama’s segregated bus laws – which were subsequently held unconstitutional under the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment to the Constitution.

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Dr. Fauci’s Faulty Theories

Dr. Fauci's Faulty Theories

“In theory, there’s no difference between theory and practice. In practice, there is.” Yogi Berra was right. Presidential adviser Dr. Fauci is wrong.

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Broadband COVID-19 Grant Program Fund

Broadband COVID-19 Grant Program Fund

Fifteen non-profit power associations, two rural water associations and two existing broadband providers will receive more than $66 million from a $75 million emergency broadband grant program using COVID-19 relief funds.

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Asphidity Bags vs Face Masks

Asphidity Bags vs Face Masks

My grandmothers were born in the late 1800’s. They might have worn asphidity bags filled with smelly herbs to ward off colds and other diseases. Many rural folk did then. Some accounts say asphidity bags were used to ward off the Spanish Flu. So were face masks. They may have saved some lives. Who knows? 

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Making Sense of Experts’ Nonsense

Expert Nonsense

It’s not uncommon for experts to disagree.  That’s why you get second opinions. Or should.  If you need reminding, look at the conflicting admonitions, confusing advice about, and disastrous consequences of the COVID-19 lockdowns experts advocated.  And at the cynical exploitation of their bad advice to advance political narratives.

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Bogus Numbers vs Bogus Narrative

China and WHO

The COVID-19 narrative is that we barely escaped national disaster thanks to government ordered lockdowns — which shouldn’t be lifted too soon. It says the lockdowns prevented about 2.1 million deaths vs 2.2 million predicted. But it’s obvious the numbers don’t match the narrative.

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The Great Travel Industry Takedown

Travel Industry Takedown

The Coronavirus has clobbered the world economy but for the travel and hospitality industries, it has become an existential crisis.  The consequences are lingering far too long with no end in sight.  Two good examples to examine are the airlines and airports.  The data is really ugly but it is right there on the TSA website for all to see — the daily number of passengers screened by the Transportation Security Administration.

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The Voice of God

The Voice of God

Popular blogger Glen Reynolds recently said: “If you speak with the Unchallengeable Voice of God, and then you change your mind and speak again with the Unchallengeable Voice of God, people will notice.”

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Life After Mass Transit – Save Your Life and Drive a Car

Life After Mass Transit

The Coronavirus has disrupted just about everything, but few things as much as transportation networks in and around big metropolitan areas.  The global pandemic could be a back breaker for these mass transit systems and the authorities that run them.

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