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4 Takeaways From Senate Panel’s Hearing On Gain-Of-Function Research, COVID-19

August 4, 2022 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Congress held its first hearing Wednesday investigating whether gain-of-function research financed by U.S. taxpayers could have led to the spread of COVID-19. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., chaired the hearing held by the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs subcommittee on emerging threats and spending oversight. “Gain-of-function research has the potential to […]

Biden Gets COVID, Exposing Huge Double Standard

July 23, 2022 by

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By Tim Graham ~ President Biden has tested positive for COVID. We should all hope the president has an easy time. We should not ask for media nastiness and/or glee. But this presents an obvious occasion to remember just how the “objective” press made a frenetic, mean-spirited and hyperbolic mess out of Trump’s bout with […]

The Failing Case For COVID-19 Mandates

January 10, 2022 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ The recent COVID-19 outbreak is dealing a major blow to the justification for extreme vaccine mandates. While there is some evidence that vaccines decrease the severity of COVID-19 infection, the public policy arguments to essentially force Americans to get vaccinated, under threat of losing their livelihoods is rapidly falling apart as […]

Krazy Krugman: GOP ‘Apparatchiks’ Trying ‘To Keep Pandemic Going’

December 7, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ In “How the G.O.P. Became Saboteurs, Threatening a Government Shutdown,” New York Times columnist Paul Krugman used the averted federal government shutdown to launch his usual partisan lunacy, untethered to reality. In Friday’s edition, Krugman claimed today’s GOP is even worse now than in the days of (gasp) Newt Gingrich. This […]

Biden’s Vaccine Mandate Depends On OSHA Emergency Regulation. Here’s How That’s Fared In Court.

October 8, 2021 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Joe Biden is using what one court opinion called “the most dramatic weapon in OSHA’s enforcement arsenal” to back up his COVID-19 vaccine mandate for employers with 100 or more workers. But relying on this bureaucratic weapon could be a risky strategy in the face of litigation threats, since courts […]

Arizona Becomes 1st State To Challenge Constitutionality Of Biden’s COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

September 15, 2021 by

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By Virginia Allen ~ Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is suing President Joe Biden and other administration officials over the new COVID-19 vaccine mandate. Brnovich announced the lawsuit Tuesday, explaining during a press call that he thinks the president lacks the constitutional authority to require the vaccination of millions of Americans. “This lawsuit is about […]

SICK NY Times Columnist: DeSantis Allowing Florida ‘To Choose Death’ By Covid

September 1, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ With his New York Times column on Monday, “Ron DeSantis, How Many Must Die?,” angry liberal columnist Charles Blow has earned the honor of being outclassed by the eternally classless Paul Krugman, who gets marginally less personal when attacking Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’s handling of the coronavirus crisis. Besides being hateful, […]

NY Times Denies Biology, Math In Crazy Covid Reporting: ‘Pregnant People’

August 15, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The New York Times released two Covid-related reports that, taken together, denied both math and science (specifically, basic biology). After over a year of smug insistence about “following the science” on Covid, The Times used the anti-biological, transgender-approved term “pregnant people,” as if considering as a possibility the biological impossibility of […]

Amid Union Pushback, Biden’s COVID-19 Vaccine Rules Face Legal Challenge Over Coercion

July 31, 2021 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Joe Biden touts the support of the business community for his COVID-19 vaccine policy, but leaders of organized labor, which the president identifies as his political base, aren’t happy. Requirements that both federal employees and the employees of federal contractors “attest” to their vaccination status and regularly submit to testing […]

Scalise Calls On Pelosi To Hold Hearings On Origins Of COVID-19

June 26, 2021 by

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By Rachel del Guidice ~ House Minority Whip Steve Scalise is accusing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of not being honest about China over the origins of the coronavirus. “Today, we are here with the [GOP] Doctors Caucus to talk about something we’ve been calling on for a long time, and that is demanding actual accountability […]

China Won’t Be Held Accountable For COVID-19

June 25, 2021 by

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By Arnold Ahlert ~ Reality ought to be different, but too many global leaders are bowing to Beijing. For those who believe talk is cheap, last Sunday’s interview of National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan by Fox News correspondent Chris Wallace regarding what the Biden administration will do to hold China accountable for COVID-19 will heartily […]

McCarthy Offers ‘8-Pillar’ Plan To Hold China Accountable For COVID-19 Pandemic

June 22, 2021 by

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By Rachel del Guidice ~ House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., has introduced a plan comprising “eight pillars” for “holding China accountable” for the coronavirus pandemic. “The unfortunate reality is that countless friends and family members could have been saved, had it not been for the deception of the Chinese Communist Party,” McCarthy said in a […]

False Fauci Covid Narrative A Microcosm Of Climate Lies

June 9, 2021 by

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By Peter Murphy ~ Dr. Anthony Fauci has had a bad month. Hours past his fifteen minutes of fame, the avuncular Dr. Fauci has shown to be dishonest and self-serving regarding the coronavirus pandemic after 18 months of being the nation’s media darling. His cumulative contradictions and truth-shading, particularly the cause of the global Covid […]

Keeping The Covid Emergency Alive In New York

May 15, 2021 by

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By Peter Murphy ~ New York State, which had some of the strongest Covid restrictions, is gradually reopening as Governor Andrew Cuomo continues to loosen emergency orders that kept many private businesses closed or curtailed from serving more customers. However, while the coronavirus may be dissipating, the measures to stop its spread, including masks, PPE, […]

COVID-19 Spending To Cost Taxpayers More Than WW II

March 13, 2021 by

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By Craig Rucker ~ Yesterday, President Biden called on Americans to adopt a “war footing” in our ongoing fight against COVID-19. He got it and then some. Adjusted for today’s dollars the Second World War cost $4.1 trillion. The United States just committed to spend an additional $1.9 trillion, boosting total taxpayer pandemic spending to […]

Biden’s Coronavirus Stimulus Bill: A $1.9 Trillion Disaster

March 12, 2021 by

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By Matthew Dickerson ~ President Joe Biden has signed his $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan into law. Though regularly billed as “the COVID-19 relief bill,” Democrats’ legislation is not focused on reducing the spread of the disease. Instead, it is stuffed with a wish list of progressive policies that have nothing to do with the […]

America Through The Eyes And Lives Of Today’s Children

February 15, 2021 by

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By Larry Bell ~ Can you still reach back into your mind and heart to remember what it was like being a child? Maybe there were some of those times you would prefer to forget–periods and events when rose-colored glasses won’t quite work their full magic — but overall, weren’t you lucky as hell? Whether immigrant or […]

A Rash Decision To Rejoin The World Health Organization Before Securing Reforms

January 22, 2021 by

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By Brett Schaefer ~ Last year, President Donald Trump decided to halt United States funding to the World Health Organization and withdraw from the organization based on its inept response to COVID-19 and its obsequious failure to confront China over its lack of transparency and cooperation during the outbreak. President Joe Biden, in one of […]

9 Wasteful Programs From Massive Spending Bill That Can, And Should, Be Reversed

December 31, 2020 by

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By Matthew Dickerson ~ President Donald Trump is right: There’s a lot of ridiculous gimmicks and wasteful projects in the new massive spending bill. And the good news is there’s something that Trump can do about it, even though he recently signed the huge COVID-19 stimulus and omnibus spending bill into law. While signing the […]

Why Foreign Policy Spending In The COVID-19 Relief Bill Is Wrong

December 24, 2020 by

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By James Carafano ~ Many are upset about Congress sticking foreign aid and other international affairs spending in the COVID-19 relief bill. They are right to be upset. Whether Washington is crafting COVID-19 relief right is a worthy debate in itself, but the issue of all the spending tacked onto the bill also merits attention. […]

In COVID-19 Restrictions Ruling, Judge Holds Pennsylvania Governor To The Constitution

September 26, 2020 by

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By Cully Stimson and GianCarlo Canaparo ~ A federal district court judge ruled last week that several of Pennsylvania’s COVID-19 restrictions were unconstitutional—and for good reason. Judge William Stickman IV’s development of the factual record, and his journeyman approach to the opinion, is a model for other judges to follow. What’s the best way for […]

Pandemic Exacerbates Economic Mismanagement In Blue Cities And States

September 8, 2020 by

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By Larry Bell ~ The COVID-19 pandemic is disproportionately infecting the already chronically ailing fiscal health of Democrat-run states and cities that are least positioned to recover any time soon, if at all. Former New York state lieutenant governor Richard Ravitch, now a director of the Volcker Alliance, observed that budget ravages of the global […]

Speaker Pelosi’s Bad Hair Day

September 4, 2020 by

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By Peter Murphy ~ Allow me to pile on this revealing episode involving the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, of the Pacific Heights enclave in San Francisco. Ms. Pelosi getting caught on camera violating restrictions on hair salons reveals how inane it has become in dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic. […]

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 […]