Journalist and regular contributor to the Libertarian Institute James Bovard will appear on C-SPAN's Washington Journal this morning to talk about COVID-19 testing. You can watch his appearance, starting at 9:30pm EST, at this link.
Here comes the next fear variant. Place bets on the next one. More comics at the Webcomic Factory.
Steve, what an embarrassment. Those two groups -- so obviously! -- ought to be protesting together. But how could simple cerebral cortexes overpower something so obvious as stupid skin color? Sheesh.
As the debate over lifting the lockdowns in the US intensifies, key data points on testing and infections are routinely mischaracterized. Consider this summary from Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday on May 3: As we said, about half the states -- more than half the states have started in some way, shape, or form, reopening. But we've crunched the numbers, Doctor, and not a single state has met the White House gating guidelines of two weeks of steady decline in new cases. It's not just Fox News that is describing the data in this way. Here's how NBC News reported it on April 28: As a handful...
Watch a cop jack up a doctor for preparing to go out testing homeless people for the Coronavirus. Well, to the cop, he was just another n-- out there causing trouble. Here's a profile of the only hero in this story. Since the cop has full immunity for any crime he commits while on the clock, it is a foregone conclusion that there will be no accountability for him whatsoever.
CNBC: "The number of actual cases in the country is likely significantly higher, state and local officials say. Testing in the U.S. has been hampered by delays and a restrictive diagnostic criteria that limited who could get tested. "On March 1, there were roughly 100 confirmed cases of the rapidly spreading virus in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. By March 10, 1,039 cases had been confirmed, according to Hopkins." And it is not just the old who are vulnerable. NYT: Younger Adults Make Up Big Portion of Coronavirus Hospitalizations in...
The Kings Bay Plowshares 7 have been convicted for peacefully protesting government H-bombs. They face up to 20 years. Hear my interview of Elizabeth McAlister from last week here.