Tag: Wuhan coronavirus

Four years ago, events that caused immense damage began

By Kevin Roche This time of year, I am reminded that it was about four years ago that governments took us all, like lemmings, over the cliff of epidemic response disaster.  Nothing that was done made the slightest difference in…

COVID-19: Virus deaths vs. vaccine deaths

Nearly as many Americans believe someone close to them died from side effects of the COVID-19 vaccine as died from the disease itself. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 11% of American Adults say a member…

One on One: Did we learn anything?

By D.G. Martin Chapel Hill, NC – Was it all in vain? Were the things we did over the last three years attempting to stem the COVID epidemic worthwhile? Or was it a useless, unnecessary effort? Novak Djokovic, probably the…

Can we finally acknowledge masks are pointless

By Kevin Roche If we should have learned anything from the epidemic, it is that most of the tactics that supposedly would suppress the virus–school and business closures, plastic barriers, social distancing and masking; made no impact on spread in…

Government got COVID mostly wrong

By John Hood Raleigh, NC – I’m a liberty-minded conservative, not an anarchist. I think government is inevitable and necessary but its legitimate scope and practical competencies are rather limited. The many public-policy failures during the COVID-19 pandemic illustrate the…