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  • Hydroxy Hysteria Reaching a Fever Pitch: COVID-19 can cause a fever, but nothing like the fever of hysteria gripping social media over Hydroxychloroquine

    07/31/2020 5:25:49 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 07/31/2020 | Brian Joondeph, M.D.
    COVID-19 can cause a fever, but nothing like the fever of hysteria gripping broadcast and social media over hydroxychloroquine, a potential treatment for the Wuhan flu. Ever since President Trump mentioned hydroxy as a possible therapeutic, the media have castigated it as worse than rat poison. They've criticized any use of it in a constant barrage of fear porn, telling everyone that this 60-year-old drug would kill anyone who dared take it. When Trump mentioned he was taking hydroxychloroquine as a preventative, Fox News crank Neil Cavuto had a seizure, telling his audience, “I cannot stress enough. This will kill...
  • Dr. Birx: 'What we're saying and asking every American to do is to adopt this new normal

    07/29/2020 1:08:30 PM PDT · by RomanSoldier19 · 94 replies ^ | 7/29/2020 | (SBG
    Dr. Deborah Birx is one of the lead experts advising President Donald Trump in the battle against the coronavirus pandemic. As the White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator, Birx has faced both praise and scrutiny for her comments regarding the COVID-19. There have been over 4 million confirmed cases in the United States and more than 150-thousand people have died from the virus. While some states have seen a drop in cases, others including Florida, Texas and Arizona have seen a massive increase in recent weeks. Dr. Birx spoke to Sinclair Broadcast Group's Chief Political Correspondent Scott Thuman on her concern...
  • Florida’s top CEOs — 135 strong — call for masks and more to stem rising COVID-19 cases

    07/29/2020 7:53:58 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 36 replies
    Shun Sentinel ^ | 07.28.2020 | a bunch of rich liberals
    The COVID-19 virus is testing our resolve, and the numbers here in Florida tell an extremely concerning story. By every key metric, our state has recently been reaching record levels on an almost daily basis. These include the number of new COVID-19 cases....
  • Newsweek Publishes Op-Ed Blasting Media Hate of Hydroxychloroquine Treatment for COVID-19

    07/27/2020 11:22:17 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 21 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | July 27, 2020 | P.J. Gladnick
    Something strange seems to be going on with Newsweek. Although few are still aware it even exists and even fewer actually read it, they sometimes publish stories that diverge drastically from its usual liberal orthodoxy. Perhaps they are willing to sometimes commit such heresy simply to draw attention. And in the case of their op-ed column by a Yale professor of epidemiology on Thursday, they sure got the attention of anyone reading it since it utterly shattered the media taboo against hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for COVID-19. The liberals say we "must listen to the experts" and it is hard...
  • Marlins Home Opener Cancelled

    07/27/2020 6:26:00 AM PDT · by FlipWilson · 27 replies
    ESPCNN ^ | 7/27/20 | Jeff Passan
    The Miami Marlins' home opener against the Baltimore Orioles Monday night has been canceled, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan, as coronavirus cases continue to pop up among the team.
  • The COVID-19 Panic Is a Lesson in Using Statistics to Get Your Way in Politics

    07/23/2020 8:38:29 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Mises Institute ^ | 07/23/2020 | Ryab McMaken
    It is unlikely that pundits, politicians, and the general public have ever been so obsessed with numbers as they are right now. I speak, of course, of the numbers surrounding deaths and illnesses attributed to COVID-19. For months now, every new day has brought new headlines about total COVID-19 infections, total deaths, and estimates put out by models claiming to predict how many deaths will soon occur. These numbers have become the focal points of many politicians' careers. This is especially true for state governors and other politicians in executive positions who now in this time of "emergency" essentially rule...
  • New Commercial Features Doctors Calling to “Flatten the Fear”

    07/22/2020 12:16:32 PM PDT · by Jeff Chandler · 15 replies
    New Commercial Features Doctors Calling to “Flatten the Fear” Together we’ve flattened the curve, now it’s time to flatten the fear. Doctors from around the country are saying it’s okay to get back to work and reopen America. Sign the Petition
  • Media Spreads Texas Official’s Sick Misleading COVID-19 Panic-Porn

    07/20/2020 12:15:29 PM PDT · by Michal T · 6 replies
    RedState ^ | 6/19/20 | Michael Thau
    Latest column. It's a bit different. Covers egregious disinformation that the media spread Sunday about COVID and lays out some facts about the virus not being reported. But also tries to make how cruel these lockdowns are to people suffering from severe depression and the shamefully ignored massive spike in suicides that occurred as a consequence real to people by imagining what it must have been like for those who took their own lives. It's very very dark, which it had to be, but not sure how successful it is. Hard for me to tell. Also wanted to say thanks...
  • We Can’t Stop Coronavirus, But We Can Limit the Damage We're Doing to Ourselves

    07/20/2020 4:26:34 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies ^ | July 20, 2020 | Scott Morefield
    I know it seems like a lifetime ago, but if you’ll think back to the beginning of this pandemic you might recall that we were originally told we needed to “flatten the curve” so that hospitals wouldn’t be overwhelmed. Ah, the good old days. Remember? The understanding was that this was a highly-contagious, fast-spreading virus that would have to run its course, but if it ran its course at current speeds hospitals would crash, thus causing anyone in need of their services to suffer as well. It seemed like most people understood that. Unless they isolated completely, most anyone who...
  • Month Four of the Panic: Where is the evidence?

    07/19/2020 3:10:42 PM PDT · by livius · 27 replies
    AIER (American Institute for Economic Research) ^ | July 19, 2020 | Roger W. Koops
    Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.” Dr. Carl Sagan Dr. Carl Sagan was one of the premier scientists when it came to trying to bridge the gap of hard science with general public understanding. In the process, his personal enthusiasm for the wonder of science became evident to all. He also understood that science could be hijacked and that the highest standards of evidence were required when fantastic claims were being made. In just a few short months, the world has gone from a normal functioning society to one of extreme panic and chaos (maybe The Twilight Zone could not have...
  • The COVID Coup

    07/19/2020 11:03:47 AM PDT · by PoliticallyShort · 44 replies
    The American Mind ^ | 07/17/20 | Angelo Codevilla
    Panicked by fears manufactured by the ruling class, the American people assented to being put essentially under house arrest until further notice, effectively suspending the habits, preferences, and liberties that had defined our way of life. Most Americans have suffered economic damage. Many who do not enjoy protected status have had careers ended and been reduced to penury. Social strains and suicides multiplied. Forcibly deferring all manner of medical care is sure to impose needless suffering and death. In sum, the lockdowns’ medical and economic dysfunctions make for multiples of the deaths and miseries of the COVID-19 virus itself. Bad...
  • WATCH: Alabama Gov. Ivey Issues Statewide Mask Requirement

    07/15/2020 3:43:42 PM PDT · by Viking2002 · 86 replies
    WKRG News 5 ^ | Jul 15, 2020 | Erica Pettway and Drew Taylor
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) – With the rising number of coronavirus cases across Alabama every day, Gov. Kay Ivey has put into effect a statewide face mask requirement. During a press conference Wednesday, Ivey said that between June 29 and July 13, the total number of COVID-19 cases statewide rose by 50% and that in the first nine days of July, the state averaged 1,000 new cases per day. As of Wednesday, there have been 58,225 COVID-19 cases reported across Alabama since late March. “Despite our best efforts, we are seeing increased cases every day are still occurring and we’re almost...
  • How To Create A Pandemic Panic…And Keep It Going

    07/15/2020 8:55:53 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 23 replies
    I&I ^ | July 15,2020 | I & I Editorial Board
    Here are five steps that the got the coronavirus panic started and why it continues to this day. 1. Wildly exaggerate the deadliness of the disease. Most perceptions of the coronavirus were formed when the World Health Organization announced that the fatality rate was above 3%. 2. Overcount deaths and undercount cases. These perceptions have continued because of the way cases and deaths are counted. On the one hand, the number of “confirmed” cases is a fraction of the actual number of people who’ve contracted the disease. 3. Ignore positive trends. Amid all the agonizing over the rise in new...
  • Gov. Abbott: Lack of masks, spike in COVID-19 could lead to 'necessity of closing Texas down

    TYLER, Texas — In an interview with CBS19 on Friday, Governor Greg Abbott said a lack of masks and a spike in COVID-19 could, as a last resort, lead to "the necessity of closing Texas down."
  • Former CBSHealthwatch Reporter: “‘The Virus’ Is One Of The Greatest Frauds In Modern History”

    07/10/2020 1:15:12 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 49 replies ^ | July 10, 2020 | Tim Brown
    Investigative journalist and former CBSHealthwatch reporter Jon Rappoport has been writing on so-called epidemics for 30 years and after writing 150 articles on COVID-19 and coronavirus, he has come to the conclusion that “the virus” is one of the greatest frauds in modern history. Rappoport’s site, No More Fake News, exposes “The Matrix,” as he refers to it in daily reports with tons of information. In his July 9 post, Rappoport wrote that after writing an article on every major assertion he addresses in his report, he can sum it all up this way: “…deaths labeled ‘COVID’ have nothing to...
  • Coronavirus Update: A Key Mutation, Vaccines, And Herd Immunity

    07/08/2020 7:15:39 AM PDT · by Pining_4_TX · 19 replies
    American Council on Science and Health ^ | July 6, 2020 | Alex Berezow
    The coronavirus has mutated to become more infectious. Does that mean it will become more or less lethal? And what implication does it have for a vaccine and herd immunity?
  • Senator Dr. Scott Jensen MD about Missinformation (Covid19+)

    07/06/2020 3:58:19 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 12 replies
    Senator Dr. Scott Jensen MD ^ | Jul 6, 2020 | Senator Dr. Scott Jensen MD
    The doctor went on record about medical coding issues related to Covid19 that brought complaints against him threatening his license for telling the truth. ---- And here is what he said in an interview related to this: State Sen. Scott Jensen is not running again — and he has a lot to say about the Legislature: ‘This is a really bizarre place’
  • A Second Wave of Stupidity

    07/06/2020 1:46:21 PM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 7 replies
    American Greatness ^ | July 5, 2020 | Christopher Roach
    First we were warned about an exponential increase. Cases were doubling and tripling in as many days. Soon millions would be sick and dying. Then we were warned of rising deaths, even though many of these deaths had other causes... The media and experts then began selling tests as the key. Why exactly was unclear, with the vast majority of people having mild symptoms, no cure or vaccine in sight, and no realistic way for our decrepit public health system to do contact tracing. But tests it would be. We now conduct a lot of tests. “Drive-by” testing has happened...
  • Politicians Throughout the US Need to Look at the COVID-19 Data and Stop the Panic Porn and Insanity

    07/01/2020 9:08:38 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 07/01/2020 | Joe Hoft
    After months of panic porn and fraudulent projections and statistics about the China coronavirus and horrible unconstitutional mandates from corrupt politicians, it’s long past time to look at the data and manage according to the facts. This is what successful business people and leaders do in the real world. Since the world was first introduced to the China coronavirus the situation became political. However, some people could see right through it.We first reported on March 17, 2020, on the controversial Ethiopian politician and Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, and his irresponsible and criminal fear...
  • ‘Flattening The Curve’ Has Become A Massive Bait And Switch

    06/29/2020 7:21:04 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 67 replies
    The Federalist ^ | June 29, 2020 | Karl Dierenbach
    Everything 'flattening the curve' represented has been abandoned and now thousands have needlessly died, millions are out of work, and cities are burning. At one point, the theory of “flattening the curve” was ubiquitous. The basic concept was that lockdowns could slow the spread of coronavirus, and this was of great importance since, as we were told at the time, “We can’t stop this virus.” The narrative went that if the virus were to spread unchecked, hospitals would be overwhelmed and both people with coronavirus and those needing medical attention for other ailments would die from the lack of access...