Browsing All posts tagged under »Coronavirus Lockdown«

More Lockdowns Aren’t Answer To Stopping COVID-19

December 3, 2020 by

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By Kay C. James (President of The Heritage Foundation) ~ As infections increase during the “second wave” of the coronavirus, too many politicians are knee-jerking to reimpose harsh restrictions such as business shutdowns, curfews, and home confinements. These types of sweeping and overly restrictive COVID-19 measures cause needless harm, especially for the majority of generally […]

Eric Clapton, Van Morrison Produce Anti-Lockdown Song, Clapton Calls Lockdowns ‘Deeply Upsetting’

December 1, 2020 by

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By Gabriel Hays ~ Ok so maybe Clapton isn’t actually “god,” but neither is big government during the height of the Chinese plague. The English blues guitar virtuoso teamed up with legendary songwriter and vocalist Van Morrison to write an anti-lockdown song and provided some words on how the next wave of COVID lockdowns in […]

Schools Use Empty Classes For Expensive Day Care, And Parents Are Charged Twice. This Needs To End.

August 21, 2020 by

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By Lindsey Burke ~ Normally when a business shuts its doors, it doesn’t still get to charge its customers for a product they can no longer access. It certainly doesn’t get to charge its customers twice for the privilege. Yet, that’s exactly what we’re seeing from some public school districts. They refuse to open their […]

Covid-19 The Way Forward

July 29, 2020 by

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By Peter Murphy ~ There is no stopping the coronavirus. Like previous influenza pandemics, it is going to make its way through society until herd immunity arrives, or a vaccine.  America can either cower in the corner, or cope with it responsibly. We should choose the latter approach. Still, many of our overlords we elect […]

Why Is The COVID-19 Caseload Rising In California?

July 12, 2020 by

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By Kevin Pham ~ The United States had made great progress in suppressing the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, by mid-June, the number of new cases began to surge, and now daily incidence of COVID-19 cases has far exceeded the confirmed daily incidence during the early peak of the pandemic. […]

During COVID-19, Cutting Red Tape Helps Front-Line Nurses Save Lives

June 10, 2020 by

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By Kelsey Bolar ~ When the New York tri-state area became the epicenter of the nation’s coronavirus outbreak, nurses from across the country answered the call. “I’ve never felt so much that I’m exactly where I need to be right now,” says Clare Shanley, a nurse from Richmond, Virginia, who volunteered to work in New […]

Trump Touts ‘Rocket Ship’ Recovery Amid Surprise Job Rebound

June 6, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump touted a nascent economic comeback Friday, as a resurgence of 2.5 million jobs were added in May, marking what could be a turnaround from the economic hemorrhaging caused by the COVID-19 shutdown. “We’ve been talking about a ‘V.’ This is far better than a ‘V.’ This is a […]

Getting Real About The Pandemic

June 3, 2020 by

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By Peter Murphy ~ Several hundred physicians recently buried the pandemic narrative of staying in economic lockdown, which is still being espoused by several governors, media personalities and, until recently, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the senior advisor to the White House Coronavirus Task Force Long the outspoken media commentator on Covid-19, Dr. Fauci has been the […]

Entrepreneurs “Cook Up” Lockdown Loophole: Online Baking

May 22, 2020 by

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From the team at CFACT ~ In a poll conducted by CNBC, almost half of small business owners said their businesses will be forced to close for good if the coronavirus shutdowns go much longer. Just this past week, the unemployment rate jumped to over 14% – the highest since the Great Depression. Yet, despite […]

Is It Over?

May 13, 2020 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ Life In The Time Of Corona! What’s happening? What happened? Was it all a nightmare dream? Are we now awake? Are we still asleep? Is it over? Will we get hit by a second huge wave? Read more by Yaakov Kirschen at Dry Bones . http://drybonesblog.blogspot.com/

NY Times Whines: GOP Science ‘Denialists’ ‘Seized’ On Wacky Green New Deal

May 10, 2020 by

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By Clay Waters ~ New York Times environmental activist reporter Lisa Friedman, whose paper has taken advantage of the coronavirus pandemic to push liberal causes, now regrets Republicans have “seized” on (wholly justified) fears about Democratic environmental policy in her piece entitled, “G.O.P. Aims to Use Pain Of Shutdown to Tarnish Climate Change Policies.” Also, Matthew […]

Australia And New Zealand Differ On COVID-19. The Economic Fallout Could, Too.

May 7, 2020 by

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By Patrick Tyrrell and Anthony B Kim ~ Australia and New Zealand are two of just six economically free countries in the world, according to The Heritage Foundation’s 2020 Index of Economic Freedom, but they have chosen dramatically different paths in dealing with the coronavirus health crisis. Australia has been far more mindful of the economic […]

Still In Lockdown

May 7, 2020 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ The pandemic is not over, they just have more room at the hospitals now. Don’t trust anyone under 60! Read more by Yaakov Kirschen at Dry Bones . http://drybonesblog.blogspot.com/

California Governor Makes Beachgoers Criminals

May 3, 2020 by

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By Peter Murphy ~ The Beach Boys are a California band, aptly named.  Their music personifies the Golden State.  Now the state’s governor just declared going to the beach in Orange County a crime. The longer this coronavirus lingers past the point of “flattening the curve” of infections, the more we learn about the penchant […]

What To Expect As 12 States Begin To Reopen After COVID-19 Shutdown

April 30, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Come Friday in Texas, the nation’s second-largest economy, businesses such as restaurants and retail stores will be open again, but at a 25% occupancy rate. After that, public health officials will reevaluate the data and decide whether to allow a 50% occupancy rate. The Lone Star State is among nine states […]

NY Times Writer Stokes Alarmism About Racial And Economic ‘Inequality’ If Economy Restarts

April 29, 2020 by

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By Joseph Vazquez ~ The farcical New York Times dealt with the question of re-opening our coronavirus-devastated economy by stoking progressive alarmism about racial and economic “inequality.” The Times published a preposterous story headlined with a false equivalency, “Job or Health? Restarting the Economy Threatens to Worsen Economic Inequality.” Author Jim Tankersley grumbled in the […]

How Close Is US To Herd Immunity For COVID-19? What The Numbers Show

April 28, 2020 by

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By Kevin Pham ~ There has been considerable interest lately in Sweden’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Sweden’s top epidemiologist, Dr. Anders Tegnell, Sweden is expected to achieve herd immunity in several weeks’ time. Sweden pursued a much more relaxed mitigation strategy, practicing social distancing while avoiding a national lockdown, and approximately 20% […]

Working From Home

April 24, 2020 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ “Casual Friday”; a pre-coronavirus tradition. Read more by Yaakov Kirschen at Dry Bones . http://drybonesblog.blogspot.com/

The Unfolding Debate About America’s Response To Coronavirus

April 23, 2020 by

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By Thomas Spoehr ~ A debate is forming about the U.S. response to COVID-19 and it’s worthwhile to consider this debate early, as it develops, before battle lines harden. On one side is the school of thought that shutdowns, lockdowns and closing of “nonessential” businesses were an overreaction to either inaccurate or exaggerated computer models […]

Trump Suspends Immigration For 60 Days To ‘Put Unemployed Americans First In Line’

April 22, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on Wednesday to suspend all immigration into the United States for 60 days, with the chance of extensions, as the nation struggles with the coronavirus pandemic and reopening the economy. “We have a solemn duty to make sure these unemployed Americans regain their […]

Harvard Mag Wants ‘Ban’ On Homeschooling, Especially In Christian Homes

April 21, 2020 by

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By Gabriel Hays ~ Some folks have had enough with snotty parents who want to exercise some autonomy over their kids’ education. Harvard Magazine decided to take shots at parents who homeschool their kids, because how dare those fools not allow a massive portion of their kids’ formation to be dictated by the government. Titled, […]

NY Times: ‘Far-Right’ Conservatives In Michigan Protest As Blacks Suffer Virus

April 20, 2020 by

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By Clay Waters ~ New states’ rights fans at the New York Times? Reporters Trip Gabriel and Jonathan Martin praised Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer after her gross bureaucratic overreach in fighting the spread of the coronavirus led to protests at the state capitol. The online headline to the story that led Sunday’s National section print […]

Red Riding Hood

April 20, 2020 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ Life in the Time of Corona: Updating the stories we’ll tell our kids. Read more by Yaakov Kirschen at Dry Bones . http://drybonesblog.blogspot.com/

NY Times Now Whining Trump Won’t Play Dictator: ‘Ceding…National Leadership’ On Virus

April 19, 2020 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Make up your mind! The New York Times, which has criticized Donald Trump for playing dictator during the coronavirus pandemic, is now criticizing him for “ceding any semblance of national leadership on the pandemic” on Saturday’s front page: “Right-Wing Protests Find Megaphone in Trump.” Michael Shear and Sarah Mervosh’s highly partisan […]