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May 7th, 2020
Lone woman in mask on train platform
By: Glenn Harlan Reynolds – usatoday.com – May 6, 2020 The novel coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China, also known as COVID-19, is still spreading around the world. Even now, there are many things we don’t know: How fatal will it turn out to be when all the numbers are crunched? Did it escape from a Chinese lab? Can we make a vaccine?...
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April 28th, 2020
Police state?
By: Dennis Prager – townhall.com – April 28, 2020 All my life, I have dismissed paranoids on the right (“America is headed to communism”) and the left (“It can happen here” — referring to fascism). It’s not that I’ve ever believed liberty was guaranteed. Being familiar with history and a pessimist regarding the human condition, I never believed that. But...
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April 28th, 2020
Coronavirus Testing sign w arrow
By: Scott Atlas – nypost.com – April 26, 2020 The consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic have been enormous, and New York has suffered more than anywhere else in the world. Compared as a separate country, the New York area would rank, by far, as No. 1 for deaths per capita. The New York-New Jersey-Connecticut tri-state area accounts for approximately 60 percent...
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April 27th, 2020
Woman walks past park sign w COVID19 warning
By: Andrew C. McCarthy – nationalreview.com – April 25, 2020 There is never a good time for a pandemic, but an election year in a deeply divided country is an especially bad time. Everything is politicized. I would add that even science is politicized, but that would suggest that this was something new. Sadly, we’re inured to the politicization of science,...
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April 27th, 2020
Steinberg's America
By: Bret Stephens – nytimes.com – april 24, 2020 In 1976, the artist Saul Steinberg drew a cover for The New Yorker — “View of the World from Ninth Avenue” — that became an instant classic. You know the one: Manhattan heavily in the foreground, the Hudson River, a brownish strip called “Jersey,” the rest of the America vaguely in the distance....
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April 24th, 2020
IPI logo
By Merrill Matthews – ipi.org – April 21, 2020 One of the primary reasons elected officials and epidemiologists gave for shutting down the U.S. economy and forcing millions of Americans to remain in their homes was to save the health care system—that is, to keep it from being overwhelmed when COVID-19 cases exploded. And yet we see these recent headlines: Tenet...
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April 22nd, 2020
spraying down fake news
By: Victor Davis Hanson – amgreatness.com – April 19, 2020 Americans are acquainted with predictable but ultimately failed progressive efforts to suppress free expression by preemptive invective and politically correct finger-pointing. To believe that U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s accusers revealed too many contradictions, too many lacunae, too many episodes of timely amnesia, and too many unsubstantiated accusations in their testimonies...
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April 22nd, 2020
Trump in Oval Office
By: Eric Mack – newsmax.com – April 21, 2020 President Donald Trump announced a temporary immigration ban Monday that a conservative-leaning poll from three days ago found had 70% support among voters, The Washington Times reported. “Seventy percent of registered voters believe the federal government should place a temporary ban on allowing people from any other country to enter the United...
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April 21st, 2020
Busy Community Food Pantry
By:  José Andrés – washingtonpost.com – April 20, 2020 But what do you see in thousands of cars outside a food bank in San Antonio? Or cars lined up for hours outside supermarkets in Puerto Rico when people heard about food and water deliveries after Hurricane Maria? I am a cook. Over the past few years, I have learned a lot by...
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April 16th, 2020
Trump press briefing covid-19
By: Charlie Spiering – breitbart.com – April 15, 2020 President Donald Trump confirmed Wednesday that the White House coronavirus task force would release new guidelines for reopening the country on Thursday. “The battle continues, but the data suggests that nationwide we have passed the peak on new cases,” Trump said. “Hopefully that will continue, and we will continue to make great...
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