COVID-19 (page 4)

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    Feds urge students’ return to school

    Tim Pearce of the Daily Wire highlights the latest school reopening guidance from the federal Centers for Disease Control. It counters the push for all-remote learning. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new guidance on Friday warning about severe consequences to children if schools do…
    Mitch Kokai, July 27, 2020
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    If there has to be another round of ‘stimulus’ …

    Angela Rachidi of the American Enterprise Institute offers ideas for Congress to consider in the COVID-19 relief debate. Republican and Democratic lawmakers, including the president, have expressed support for another payment, though they disagree on how a new round of payments should look. … … Recent research has…
    Mitch Kokai, July 27, 2020
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    Chicken-wing controversy highlights concerns about ‘experts’

    Katie Pavlich shares at Townhall.com her concerns about COVID-19 pronouncements from politicians posing as experts. Americans put their livelihoods, including generations of family-owned businesses, at risk for permanent closure. They were told their sacrifices would help save the lives of millions. They took on the patriotic duty to…
    Mitch Kokai, July 27, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online on reaction to proposed COVID-19 precautions in public schools. John Hood’s Daily Journal uses a dead deer to tell the story of government failure.
    Mitch Kokai, July 27, 2020
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    “There is no world in which the Constitution permits Nevada to favor Caesars Palace over Calvary Chapel.”

    That’s the closing line in Justice Gorsuch’s dissent in CALVARY CHAPEL DAYTON VALLEY v. STEVE SISOLAK, GOVERNOR OF NEVADA. Calvery Chapel had requested a preliminary injuction against an executive order issued by Governor Sisolak that permits many businesses, including movie theaters and casinos, to operate at half capacity—which can…
    Jon Guze, July 25, 2020
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    Doctor: Effects of full-time remote learning “may be worse than the effects of covid-19”

    The following is an email from Dr. William Vine to a member of the Henderson County Board of Commissioners.  I have reproduced the email with the author’s permission. Well, the Henderson County School board (HCSB) has capitulated to ignorance and fear to the detriment of students and parents.  I…
    Terry Stoops, July 24, 2020
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    Graphing COVID in NC: Deaths and hospitalizations

    Here are several recent graphs of COVID-19 data in NC related to deaths and hospitalizations.
    Jon Sanders, July 24, 2020
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    I don’t know if Harvey Risch is right about hydroxychloroquine…

    But I think he’s definitely right about the politicization of medicine. Harvey Risch, who’s a Professor of Epidemiology at Yale’s School of Public Health, published an opinion piece yesterday called, “The Key to Defeating COVID-19 Already Exists. We Need to Start Using It.” Here are some excerpts:…
    Jon Guze, July 24, 2020