Jon Guze

Director of Legal Studies

Posts by Jon Guze (page 2)

  • “The C.D.C. waited its entire existence for this moment. What went wrong?”

    The New York Times attempts to answer that question in a recent peice describing the results of its “review of thousands of emails and interviews with more than 100 state and federal officials, public health experts, C.D.C. employees and medical workers.” It’s a damning endictment of the agency and…
    Jon Guze, June 4, 2020
  • It takes a big man–or woman–to admit to being wrong

    Norway appears to be blessed with a lot of such people. From a recent report in the Spectator: [T]he Norwegian public health authority has published a report with a striking conclusion: the virus was never spreading as fast as…
    Jon Guze, June 1, 2020
  • Now here’s a good idea!

    “Why don’t we swap those who want to turn the US into a communist state with those Hong Kongers desperate to escape the authoritarian clutches of one? They can experience first hand what it’s like to live without freedom and liberty.” For the record, the idea’s not mine. An…
    Jon Guze, May 29, 2020
  • Biden’s China Troubles Continue

    The National Legal and Policy Center has filed a complaint with the Department of Education requesting “a full investigation into the University of Pennsylvania’s failure to disclose the source of millions of dollars of donations from China since 2013 to the university and its Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global…
    Jon Guze, May 29, 2020
  • “Americans are not rallying around Donald Trump during the pandemic”

    That’s the headline of a recent article in the Economist. It goes on to say, “His approval ratings have been remarkably flat compared with those of other leaders—and past American presidents,” and it provides this chart:  …
    Jon Guze, May 22, 2020
  • Why do we do we let them do this kind of thing?

    In 2012, Science magazine published a report by a group of scientists who proudly reported: Highly pathogenic avian influenza A/H5N1 virus can cause morbidity and mortality in humans but thus far has not acquired the ability to be transmitted by aerosol or respiratory droplet (“airborne transmission”) between…
    Jon Guze, May 21, 2020
  • “Democrats Have Abandoned Civil Liberties”

    It’s sad, and all too true, but it’s not something you often hear from a left-wing ideologue like Matt Taibbi. Nevertheless, that’s the title of a recent blog post by the life-long Democrat. The subtitle is, “The Blue Party’s Trump-era Embrace of Authoritarianism Isn’t Just Wrong, it’s a Fatal…
    Jon Guze, May 19, 2020
  • What I’m Hoping For

    Karol Sikora is Dean and Professor of Medicine at Buckingham Medical School in the UK. He recently posted this encouraging assessment on Twitter:   Fingers crossed!…
    Jon Guze, May 18, 2020