A comprehensive effort to estimate excess deaths in the country during the pandemic produced figures 10 times the government’s official coronavirus toll.
On Friday’s broadcast of Fox News Radio’s “Brian Kilmeade Show,” Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) stated that Democrats want to argue that the pandemic “is still going on, 18 months later, and it’s nowhere close to ending.” And that if a
On Thursday night, news surfaced of an internal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) memo revealing just how contagious, and threatening, the delta variant is. The rapid, fearful spread of the delta variant, and its ability to infect the vaccinated at a higher rate, has quelled hope that the pandemic is truly, finally waning. As journalist Maura Judkis wrote for the Washington Post, "instead of flattening the curve, we've hit the delta swerve."
The long wait has finally ended. It took the Philippines nearly a century 97 years to be exact before claiming an Olympic gold medal and when Hidilyn Diaz broke through in women’s 55 kilogram weightlifting in Tokyo last Monday, the entire Filipino nation was euphoric.
Libertarian: No More Mask Mandates “Brace yourselves: Mask mandates are coming back,” warns Reason’s Robby Soave. But “if public-health officials are worried about Delta, they should put all their efforts” into promoting the vaccine that reduces risk of death “to almost nothing.” Mask mandates “largely function as a form of signaling” by which vaccinated people
From the right: The Navy Adrift “Is the US Navy ready for war?” wonders The Wall Street Journal’s Kate Bachelder Odell. A new report by retired officers prepared for Congress “paints a portrait of the Navy as an institution adrift,” detailing “a culture of bureaucracy and risk-aversion that is corroding readiness.” Worse, the report “concludes