History Is Important

How History Shows Pandemic Lockdowns Are Not Necessary Published May 26, Written by Ryan McMaken: Media pundits and politicians are now in the habit of claiming it was the pandemic itself that has caused unemployment to skyrocket and economic growth to plummet. The claim is that sick and dying workers, fearful consumers and disrupted supply…

The Sunshine #11-2

Excerpts from ‘The American Crisis’ by Thomas Paine THESE are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman. Tyranny, like hell, is not easily…

“Safer” Than New Drugs

India Presses Ahead With ‘Very Effective’ HCQ COVID-19 Treatment Published May 27, Written by Tyler Durden: India will continue using hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) as a preventative measure against COVID-19, after the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) declared on Tuesday that the drug was found to be very effective with minimal side effects for prophylaxis. The…

An Order Of Magnitude Error

600 Doctors Petition Trump For Swift End To Deadly Lockdown Published May 27, Written by Steve Straub: More than 600 doctors signed onto a letter sent to President Trump Tuesday pushing him to end the ‘national shutdown’ aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus, calling the widespread state orders keeping businesses closed and kids…

Scare Event Ends: Time To Flatten The Fear Curve

Extending stay-at-home orders could cause “irreparable damage” – 2020 Jun/Jul #11-2 Published June 5, by Alfredo Ortiz & C L Gray: “When the facts change,” said 20th-century economist John Maynard Keynes, “I change my mind.”State governors and public health officials should follow this example in light of recent CDC data showing that Covid-19 is much less deadly than…