Browsing All posts tagged under »Coronavirus Response«

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 […]

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 Has Led To An Increase In Human Trafficking, Experts Say

July 29, 2020 by

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By Virginia Allen ~ The sexual exploitation of women and children has likely increased amid the COVID-19 pandemic, experts say. Groups such as Polaris and International Justice Mission work to fight human trafficking and to free the estimated 40 million victims of modern-day slavery. Their work has not slowed down during the global pandemic. Sadly, […]

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 […]

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 […]

WHO Is A Mess, But America Can’t Reform It Alone

May 21, 2020 by

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By Brett Schaefer ~ President Donald Trump has sharply criticized the World Health Organization and its director-general, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, for months. The administration’s dissatisfaction resulted in a decision last month to “halt funding of the World Health Organization while a review is conducted to assess the World Health Organization’s role in severely mismanaging and […]

Politico: Gov. DeSantis Looks More Accurate Than The Andrew-Cuomo-Adoring Media

May 17, 2020 by

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By Tim Graham ~ Florida-based Politico reporter Marc Caputo was attacked for writing “snarky nonsense” when he suggested the national media have been much rougher on Florida Gov. Marc Caputo than New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo — you know, the media darling whose press conferences are broadcast nationwide and who gets puffball interviews from his […]

White House Challenges Left’s Pandemic Playbook Narrative

May 17, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ The White House pushed back on the media narrative that the Obama administration left behind a pandemic “playbook” for the Trump administration. White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said Friday that the playbook from the Obama administration was an insufficient packet of paper, and that the Trump administration’s own pandemic response […]

‘Operation Warp Speed’ Seeks COVID-19 Vaccine By January

May 16, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump on Friday announced “Operation Warp Speed,” an initiative to accelerate development of a vaccine for the coronavirus by January. The program is a joint venture by the Department of Health and Human Services and the Defense Department, Trump said. To lead the effort to find a vaccine against […]

Trump Urges Nation To Pray For Recovery, Renewal After Coronavirus

May 8, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump called for Americans to continue to pray amid the COVID-19 crisis Thursday, as clergy of several faiths prayed for the nation’s recovery in the Rose Garden of the White House. “As Scripture assures us, ‘The Lord your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save.’ […]

NY Times Sees Conservative ‘Assault On Virus Orders,’ But No Label On ACLU

May 3, 2020 by

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By Clay Waters ~ As some states take tentative steps towards resuming normal life, the New York Times on Thursday warned that Attorney General Bill Barr was getting into the debate on the side of fighting state restrictions on commerce and assembly. Reporters Lisa Lerer and Kenneth Vogel penned “Justice Dept. Signals Support for Fight […]

Sen. Cruz Seeks To Flip The SCRIPT On Hollywood’s Kowtowing To Chinese Censors

May 3, 2020 by

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By Helle Dale and Mike Gonzalez ~ A bill proposed by Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, that seeks to dissuade Hollywood studios from submitting their movies to the censorship of the People’s Republic of China seems to strike the right policy balance. It would limit government interference in businesses decisions, but exposes an outrage that most […]

As 30 Million Lose Jobs, Robert Redford Sees Environmental Salvation In Lockdown

May 2, 2020 by

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By Gabriel Hays ~ Actor Robert Redford is a Trump-hater and climate change nut. And the coronavirus pandemic allows him to indulge in both passions, writing NBC op-eds about how bad the virus makes the president look and how it also presents us with an opportunity to make our post-quarantine lives part of a new […]

10 Steps America Should Take Now To Respond To The China Challenge

May 1, 2020 by

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By Walter Lohman and James Carafano ~ The growing chorus to “punish” China for how it has handled the COVID-19 crisis is understandable and justifiable. We need to be smart about how we do this, building up American strength even as we hold China accountable. If the challenge of our era is a multidecade great-power […]

Wind And Solar Industries Crushed By COVID-19

April 30, 2020 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ The only good news about the COVID-19 social change impacts on our lifestyles is that the travel bans, and lockdowns have cleaned the globe, flushing the murk from Venice’s canals, and we have seen cleaner air worldwide. Seeking to cash in on America’s response to the coronavirus crisis its wind and […]

Imagine Our Covid-19 Response Running On Wind And Solar Power

April 29, 2020 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ Until the Pandemic struck the world, the desire of the progressive political movement in the United States and much of the world was focused on ridding the planet of fossil fuels, said to be negatively altering the planet’s climate. These folks are fully convinced that the world, at its present […]

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% […]

Green Alarmism Obtuse As Ever

April 26, 2020 by

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By Peter Murphy ~ Other than that, how was the play, Mrs. Lincoln? Not a few green activists and media-types can avoid pointing out how much “cleaner” is the environment (“the play”) since the economy has gone into a worldwide depression because millions of people have lost their jobs and/or remain idle at home. The […]

3 Actions The US Should Take To Strengthen Its Standing And Hold China Accountable

April 26, 2020 by

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By James Carafano ~ Beijing’s cover-up of the coronavirus outbreak is the scandal of the century. Its unconscionable malfeasance launched a global plague, hobbled the international response, and crashed the world’s economy. Many people were already fed up with how Beijing had bullied, lied, and cheated its way up the global food chain even before […]

NY Times Finally Pushes Back A Little Against Chinese Communist Corona Propaganda

April 24, 2020 by

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By Clay Waters ~ At long last, the New York Times performed a little pushback against the China Communist Party’s coronavirus propaganda, which the Times itself has all too often swallowed whole. News columnist Li Yuan took a personal tone in Thursday’s “China Builds Culture of Hate With Selective Coverage of the Pandemic.” As a […]

The Great US-China Divorce Has Arrived

April 24, 2020 by

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By James Carafano ~ Make no mistake: The global struggle with China is about to go to the next level. Or two. Or three. By triggering a global disease outbreak, the Chinese Communist Party’s reprehensible behavior crossed the last line, leaving other nations no recourse but to push back. Hard. No longer can responsible nations […]

U.S. Slaps Another UN Bureaucracy – Guess WHO

April 23, 2020 by

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By Peter Murphy ~ Was the United Nation’s World Health Organization (WHO) a tragic comedy of errors and enabler of deceit in the weeks following the coronavirus outbreak in the city of Wuhan, China last December? At the least, the agency’s lollygagging on the virus and deference to China’s spin and secrecy precluded earlier action […]

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 […]