Michael Brendan Dougherty, The Fall of Saint Anthony Fauci

By MICHAEL BRENDAN DOUGHERTY On the unforced errors of America’s most political doctor In mid March of 2020, most Americans, including those in the White House, were still trying to understand the COVID-19 crisis unfolding around them. In a span of 24 hours, the NBA came to a sudden halt when players tested positive for the virus; seemingly minutes later, the American actor Tom Hanks announced from Australia that he and his wife, Rita Wilson, had this mysterious new illness; stock markets crashed around the world; President Donald Trump declared…

Patrick J. McShay, COVID-19: Was this New Medical Police State Planned?

Patrick J. McShay “Eventually what we’ll have to have are certificates of who is a recovered person and who is a vaccinated person because you don’t want people moving around the World without their certificate.”                                                                              *Bill Gates- An Unelected American Billionaire “The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed…

Peter van Buren, Covid-19, AIDS, & The Politics of Viral Fear

Peter van Buren In the 1980’s, agenda-driven panic around the HIV epidemic set back the public health response by years… Nothing is more viral than fear. Fear – fight or flight – is a terrible way to make decisions that call for time, science, and rational thinking. Want to screw up a public health crisis? Let fear drive. Democrats, Pavlovian conditioned by years of believing everything Trump does is “an existential threat,” are about twice as likely as Republicans to say the coronavirus poses an imminent danger. Make a joke of it—pandemic or…