Tag: lockdowns

Roy Cooper makes move to re-open bars, but fails to ease many restrictions even further

By John Trump Raleigh, NC – Private bars will open at limited capacity under a new executive decree from the governor, although at the same time he called for more direct government aid to prop up failing businesses. As opposed…

What COVID-19 policies would be best now

By Kevin Roche Coronamonomania is alive and well.  After over a year of dealing with this serious epidemic, you might imagine that we had learned how to minimize the overall toll from the epidemic itself and our response to it.…

School closings and lockdowns

Elementary school children

By Kevin Roche The first paper deals with schools and their role in transmission and was published in the journal Pediatrics. (Ped. Article) The study looked at 11 school districts in North Carolina which had been open for 9 weeks of…

Media bias and hysteria is absolutely real

By Kevin Roche Lest you think the media isn’t determined to create as much hysteria as it can and turn a blind eye to developments in one state while praising another, even though the outcomes are the same, look at…

Why do teacher unions want to keep your schools closed?

classroom teacher at blackboard

By Dr. Terry Stoops Raleigh, NC – This weekend, the Chicago Teachers Union tweeted that efforts to reopen schools amid the COVID-19 pandemic are “rooted in sexism, racism and misogyny.” The union later deleted the tweet after receiving a flood…