Federal employee Fauci joins Clinton, Pelosi, Abrams, Gates at The Atlantic magazine’s partisan festival

Progressives everywhere are aflutter with anticipation of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and National Institutes of Health's (NIH) Dr. Anthony Fauci entertaining The Atlantic's annual festival tonight with speeches and interviews before 111 other honored guests, streamed live and free. This assembly of critics of President Donald Trump, includes one registered Republican -  Maryland Governor Larry … Continue reading Federal employee Fauci joins Clinton, Pelosi, Abrams, Gates at The Atlantic magazine’s partisan festival

Trump may lose election by not explaining his complete plan for “reforming” Social Security

Now I know there are some Republicans who would be just fine with allowing these programs to wither and die on the vine. The way they see it, Social Security and Medicare are wasteful "entitlement programs." But people who think this way need to rethink their position. It's not unreasonable for people who paid into … Continue reading Trump may lose election by not explaining his complete plan for “reforming” Social Security

Why do countries with most malaria fatalities have the least COVID-19 deaths per million?

This is a tale of two plagues - malaria and COVID-19, and how they seem related. It begins with this current advice from U.S. health experts: Both adults and children should take one dose of chloroquine per week starting at least 1 week before traveling to the area (Africa) where malaria transmission occurs. They should … Continue reading Why do countries with most malaria fatalities have the least COVID-19 deaths per million?

Covid-19 deaths hit new low on CDC report; doctor wonders if total fatalities exaggerated

The graph above from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows COVID-19 deaths have fallen to a new low, dropping to 369 on Sunday, compared to thousands daily in April. Most deaths from the pandemic continue to be the elderly - the top two lines on the chart - and few deaths have … Continue reading Covid-19 deaths hit new low on CDC report; doctor wonders if total fatalities exaggerated