Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Stanford and Yale health experts: Reopen America! 'Astronomical error' in models used to justify shutting down economy

Via Billy

The fact that data shows the vast majority of the population has a very low chance of suffering serverely from the coronavirus is one of a number of reasons why the United States should gradually lift the lockdown orders and reopen the economy, according to two prominent health experts.

Dr. David Katz, founding director of the Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center, and Dr. John Ioannidis, a professor of medicine, statistics, epidemiology and population health at Stanford University, discussed the issue with Mark Levin on his Fox News show "Life, Liberty, and Levin, Mark Levin."

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Generation X

Via Judy Le

Image may contain: 2 people, meme, possible text that says 'GENERATION X 1965- -1985 kast kPas THE LAST REAL GREAT GENERATION BEFORE ALL YOU SISSIES WERE BORN'   
That would have been me with one of my two oldest daughters, especially Emily, as she would go behind my chair and takes sips from my beer that was on the floor! :)

LA County: "Fatality rate from the virus is much lower than originally believed"

Via mjazzguitar

 Cashiers wear face masks as they stand behind newly installed plexiglass barriers for protection in a liquor store amid the coronavirus pandemic on April 4, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

While Los Angeles County has reported a total of 13,816 coronavirus cases, early results from an antibody study conducted with the University of Southern California shows that hundreds of thousands more could have had COVID-19 in the past, officials announced Monday.

So far, 863 L.A. County residents have been tested between April 10 and 14 as part of the study.

The study estimates a prevalence of COVID-19 antibodies in the county to be 4.1%, with a range that could be as low as 2.8% and as high as 5.6%, when you factor in the reliability of the tests.

More @ KTLA

B-52H Stratofortress Bombers taxi, takeoff and land during Red flag 16-3 air combat exercise

Via Cousin Joel

 The American women that helped out were wives of B-52 pilots who said their husbands were eager to return if given orders.
Nixon would have ordered them back up.

Lt Governor Dan Forest thank you for having a heart for North Carolinians!

What If the Lockdown Was All A Big Mistake?

Via Jessica 


From California to New Jersey, Americans are protesting in the streets. They are demanding an end to house arrest orders given by government officials over a virus outbreak that even according to the latest US government numbers will claim fewer lives than the seasonal flu outbreak of 2017-2018.

Across the US, millions of businesses have been shut down by “executive order” and the unemployment rate has skyrocketed to levels not seen since the Great Depression. Americans, who have seen their real wages decline thanks to Federal Reserve monetary malpractice, are finding themselves thrust into poverty and standing in breadlines. It is like a horror movie, but it’s real.

China Backs Democratic Resistance to President Trump

Via G.W. Long via Ninety Miles From Tyranny  

 China Backs Democratic Resistance to President Trump - American ...

Democratic governors are forming regional blocs to resist President Donald Trump’s efforts to get the American economy moving and put people back to work. They have picked up a powerful ally, one that should give the public cause for alarm. On April 19, the editor-in-chief of the Global Times, a major media outlet of the Chinese Communist Party, wrote an op-ed in which he stated “My advice is to focus China-US anti-epidemic cooperation with US states, while giving the federal government a cold shoulder.” Like the Democrats, Hu Xijin attacked Trump’s policies and proclaimed, “China needs to take necessary actions and express its strong dissatisfaction.” The graphic accompanying Hu’s column showed an American fist slamming down in a demand for action being held in check by a Chinese hand held up signaling stop.

 More @ American Thinker

SARS 2003: Fraud, and the Credibility of the World Health Organization

 12 Thought-Provoking Quotes From 1984, by George Orwell | Writer's ...

Protests against the COVID imprisonment are spreading across America.

—Bright lights starting to dispel the darkness.

These protests are fracturing the illusion that we’re in the grip of a virus that dictates economic suicide.

Here, from the US Library of Congress, is a sentence about the Great Depression of the 1930s:

“In a country with abundant resources, the largest force of skilled labor, and the most productive industry in the world, many found it hard to understand why the depression had occurred and why it could not be resolved.”

If half the nation's deaths were in Montana, would New York shut down?

Via Billy

 These Protests Aren't Happening Because of Me - The Rush Limbaugh Show

Imagine that Georgia and North Carolina – two contiguous states that, like the New York metro area, have a combined total of 21 million people – had 18,690 COVID-19 deaths, while metro New York had 858 deaths (the number of deaths in North Carolina and Georgia combined). Do you think the New York metro area would close its schools, stores, restaurants and small businesses? 

According to The New York Times coronavirus report, as of Sunday, April 19, 2:48 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, there were 35,676 COVID-19 deaths in the United States. Of those deaths, 18,690 were in the New York metropolitan area.

(The New York metropolitan area is generally regarded as consisting of the five boroughs of New York City, the five New York State counties surrounding New York City – Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Rockland and Orange – and the populous parts of New Jersey and Connecticut.)
That means that more than half (52%) of all deaths in America have occurred in the New York metropolitan area.

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FDA Announces Authorization of First At-Home Coronavirus Test

 A worker wearing personal protective equipment gathers the tests administered from a car as Mend Urgent Care conducts drive-thru testing for COVID-19 at the Westfield Fashion Square on April 13, 2020, in the Sherman Oaks neighborhood of Los Angeles, California.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has authorized the first at-home diagnostic COVID-19 test, according to a Tuesday media release.

The FDA re-issued the emergency use authorization for the Laboratory Corporation of America’s COVID-19 test so people at home can collect their own samples to be tested via LabCorp’s home collection kit, the FDA reported in the news release.

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Lockdowns may have been unnecessary

Via Billy

He said the Democrats' position was illustrated by Miami Herald columnist Fabiola Santiago, who, as WND reported Monday, said people  packed on beaches "should work nicely to thin the ranks of" Trump fans.

An analysis by a Stanford researcher concluded the fatality rate for the coronavirus appeared to be 0.1% at the high and 0.02% at the low end."That would be like a normal or bad flu year. 

Talk-radio host Rush Limbaugh on Monday said new data suggests the lockdowns may have been unnecessary because the coronavirus infection rates were far higher than previously reported, meaning it was not nearly as much a threat to life as feared.
But orders from Democratic governors are going to stay – or even get worse – because of politics, he told his listeners.

More @ WND

Nancy Antoinette: 'Let Them Eat Ice Cream'

Study: Majority Of Homeschoolers Arrive At College Woefully Unprepared For Gender Studies :)

Via David

Education experts and policymakers are sounding the alarm today after a newly released study revealed that homeschoolers are eleventy-billion percent more likely to start their college careers shockingly unprepared for gender studies.  According to teachers union officials familiar with the situation, homeschooling parents are neglecting to teach their children even the most basic principles of gender identity. 

"An unprecedented number of poorly educated kids arrive at college actually identifying with their biological sex," said Dr. Xindri Pavlovix.  "It's a concerning trend. These kids aren't learning the basic difference between biological sex and gender expression or identity.  I asked one of my male students what his gender identity and preferred pronouns were, and he just stared at me with a dumb look on his face. Unbelievable!"