Posts Tagged ‘Covid-19’
Western PA. to Gov. Wolf — We’re dead. Please remove your knee.
For all you folks who think Gov. Wolf’s strict strangulation of Western Pa. to fight the Covid-19 ‘pandemic’ is justified and that schools should remain closed to protect the children, please wake up, look at the facts and get a grip. Kids rarely catch Covid-19, don’t readily infect others and don’t ever die from it…Read More
Pittsburgh’s Phantom Pandemic — as misreported by The New York Times
‘Pittsburgh Seemed Like a Virus Success Story. Now Cases Are Surging’ ‘Pittsburgh, a sister city to Wuhan, China, saw only modest cases for months. In the last two weeks, cases are suddenly soaring’ The headline and content of this July 12 article about how Pittsburgh has dodged the Covid-19 bullet are a perfect example of…Read More
So Sorry for That Shutdown, Kids
Sorry, young people. Thanks to us old Baby Boomers you Millennials and Zoomers are now living in a world of trouble. We — your parents and grandparents — have screwed up before. Big-time. The Iraq War. The Great Recession of 2008. The creation of a gargantuan Surveillance/Security/Welfare/Warfare State that will never die, never shrink and…Read More
As has been obvious, the biggest scandal will be nursing homes deaths
For the record, this is the email I sent on May 9 to a guy I know who is the editor of a large and powerful East Coast newspaper that shall remain nameless: I encourage you to turn a few of your reporters loose on the chronic failures of private/public nursing homes/care homes to protect…Read More
It’s the nursing homes, stupid. That’s where 40 percent of our Covid-19 deaths are.
5.1 million people in the United States live in nursing homes or residential care facilities. The elderly residents of those facilities represent 1.6% of the U.S. population, but they account for nearly 40 percent of all deaths from COVID-19. This stunning bit of information, which you’d think every journalist and politician in the country would…Read More
Six flawed arguments for not reopening America, courtesy of the Washington Post
The people in charge of severely shutdown states across the USA are gradually coming to their senses and carefully reopening their local economies and societies. But public health ‘experts’ like Dr. Leana Wen don’t like it. They think it’s still too early in our mismanaged all-out war against the coronavirus to restore people’s basic rights…Read More
Gov. Tom Wolf of Pennsylvania — America’s worst?
The governor of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, continues to make sure he holds on to his well-earned title of worst governor in state history. He and his dictatorial health department bureaucrats completely over-reacted to the initial threat of Covid-19, issuing strict statewide shutdown orders and social-distancing decrees when they should have been concentrating their efforts…Read More
Pittsburgh’s Phantom Pandemic, Part III — Nursing homes deaths are the big scandal
You wouldn’t know it from the media reports, but in Pennsylvania and other states like New York, the disproportionate number of nursing home deaths is the biggest scandal of the coronavirus crisis. Across the state of Pennsylvania there have been a total of 3,012 deaths attributed to Covid-19 — and 2,029 ( about 67 percent)…Read More
Pittsburgh’s Phantom Pandemic, Part II
News Flash — Nursing home residents most at risk of dying from Covid-19 Totally predictable. Always the reality. Our old and sick people are virtually the only ones who are at risk of dying from a Covid-19 infection. Guess where they tend to live? In nursing homes. From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Out of 1,550…Read More
Pittsburgh’s Phantom Pandemic
OK, OK, though it’s getting less likely every day, I know the coronavirus could still flare up. But so far, since early March and as of April 20, there have been a total of 55 Covid-19 deaths in Allegheny County, where the city of Pittsburgh is located. In a county population of 1.3 million Steelers…Read More