COVID-19 (page 4)

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    Is It Constitutional? The Biden Administration Really Doesn’t Care.

    Whenever someone asks me if I follow the work of any liberals, I respond with two words: Jonathan Turley. Professor Turley is a self-described liberal and constitutional law expert who teaches at George Washington University. You’ve probably seen him on cable networks, but I hope you’re reading him on…
    Donna Martinez, September 8, 2021
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    Australia’s COVID Lockdown Struggles Offer Cautionary Tale

    Gideon Rozner writes for National Review Online about the negative impact of Australia’s COVID-19 lockdown measures. When you think about all the twisted, horrible ideas that so-called progressives have unleashed on the 21st century, it’s actually somewhat amazing that banal, garden-variety safetyism, of all things, has been the…
    Mitch Kokai, September 8, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online Features

    Jeff Moore reports for Carolina Journal Online about young Republicans taking a stand against mask mandates. John Hood’s CJ Opinion explains how trade lifts the N.C. economy.
    Mitch Kokai, September 8, 2021
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    COVID-19 Hurts Health Care Workers’ Credibility

    Paul Hoffman writes at the American Thinker about one disturbing byproduct of the COVID-19 pandemic. People have a tendency to venerate doctors, and when they heroically save your life, this hero worship can be justified. Our long-time family doctor is another diagnostician extraordinaire, who also happens to be…
    Mitch Kokai, September 7, 2021
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    Locke’d and Loaded: A Perpetual State of Emergency

    North Carolina has been under a state of emergency for nearly a third of Roy Cooper’s tenure. Is this a successful governorship? Amy O. Cooke, “The Right AOC,” has some thoughts on the topic.
    Mitch Kokai, September 6, 2021
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    Pandemic Spawns Multiple ‘Temporary’ Programs

    Peter Jacobsen and Brad Polumbo write at National Review Online about a growing web of “temporary” government programs tied to COVID-19. Nobel Prize–winning economist Milton Friedman famously quipped that “nothing is so permanent as a temporary government program.” If only he’d lived to see this pandemic prove his…
    Mitch Kokai, September 2, 2021
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    AIER statistical analysis looks into vaccine efficiency vs. mandates

    Berdine finds that "There is some efficacy to the vaccine in preventing Covid-19" — but also that "The correlations between Covid-19 events and vaccination rates are weak."
    Jon Sanders, September 1, 2021
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    Another COVID Byproduct: Childhood Obesity Spikes

    Brittany Bernstein of National Review Online highlights another piece of bad health news related to COVID-19. The number of American children who are overweight or obese has surged by a relative increase of almost 24 percent since the COVID-19 pandemic began, according to a new study. An analysis…
    Mitch Kokai, September 1, 2021