Swiss Policy Research Center released their June meta-analysis update on COVID-19. Here are some of the highlights that I found most interesting: On COVID-19 lethality: Due to its rather low lethality, Covid-19 falls at most into level 2 of the five-level pandemic plan developed by the US health authorities. For
The premise of the various State lockdowns was to reduce the potential overburdening of our hospitals. Sometime within the last couple weeks, though, the talk has shifted from "flattening the curve" to stopping the virus by remaining closed or heavily restricted until a vaccine or cure is discovered. I understand
I don't know if Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) is a dangerous person but her ideas definitely are. They're dangerous because they are presented as achievable and beneficial when the reality is they have no chance of success and guarantee incredible economic harm. Green New DealWhat a name, right? It is obviously
This post is primarily for my friends, family and anonymous internet snowflakes who are devastated by the election of Donald Trump, though the principles I present here apply no matter where you fall on the ideological spectrum. Consider that for most of President-elect Trump's 70 years on this earth, you
72 Killed Resisting Gun Confiscation In Boston (1775)Boston – National Guard units seeking to confiscate a cache of recently banned assault weapons were ambushed by elements of a Para-military extremist faction. Military and law enforcement sources estimate that 72 were killed and more than 200 injured before government forces were
Arlene Violet wrote a very interesting piece about the Fair Workweek legislation currently being proposed in the RI Legislature. From the article: It is infuriating to see people who have little or no experience in the private sector dictate terms of employment to business folks who usually devote at least
An open letter to the Republican National Committee: I received your affiliation letter recently, and when I read it, the following passage stood out at me: As a freedom-loving individual who shares our Republican principles of small government, responsible spending and low taxes, you are the foundation of our party.