Americans Should ‘Just Say No’ to Vaccine Passports – Commentary

"The truth, understood by well-balanced adults, is that there is no safety in this world, and our overlords’ attempts after a chimerical perfect safety are far more dangerous than any viral disease."

COVID Cases in Lockdown States Surge

States with some of the strictest orders to contain the spread of COVID-19 are seeing a surge in new cases, according to an analysis by NPR.

No Excess Deaths, in Spite of COVID-19

“The death rates show that the total deaths increased in 2020 was not unexpected or alarming, but rather is explained by the population increase,”

Schools Reopening Battles Not Over

“Teachers’ unions are rapidly running out of excuses not to have schools open.”

COVID Testing Kids for Sports will Put Them on the Sidelines – Commentary

Michigan’s interim guidance indicates testing could be up to three times per week. That much testing could result in thousands of healthy adolescents incorrectly being added to the State of Michigan COVID-19 case counts.

COVID Vaccines for Kids is a Bad Idea – Commentary

COVID-19 drastically disproportionately affects the elderly who are up to 7,900 times more likely to die from COVID than are children.

CDC Changes Its Mind, Again, on Surface Contamination

The agency says the most reliable way for individuals to prevent infection is with old-fashioned hand-washing or hand sanitizer.

Report Finds New York Undercounted Nursing Home Deaths by 68 Percent

"This was really a great example of how New York made this statistical maneuver in order to present itself as doing better in protecting nursing home residents than they really were."

Vaccine Patriotism vs. Vaccine Globalism

When the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines first proved their efficacy, preventing nearly 95% of coronavirus infections in those who got the shots in test...

NJ Under Fire for Failing to Protect Nursing Home Residents from COVID

“The directive issued by the state’s Department of Health “essentially forced [nursing homes] to take COVID-19 positive patients.” 

NJ Leads the Nation in COVID Nursing Home Deaths

As of April 1, 2021, data indicate there have been 124 deaths per 1,000 residents in New Jersey nursing homes. The median for the 50 states is 61.4 per 1,000 residents

Restrictions, Masks Fail to Stop COVID Case Growth

Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, and Delaware were listed as the highest “red” level, or “unchecked community spread” states for COVID-19 case growth.

Masks are Making it Difficult to Identify Criminal Suspects

“Criminals are certainly more brazen now, without a doubt.”

Mask-Wearing Represents Fear and Blind Obedience, Not Science

When I see people walking outside, often alone with no one anywhere near them, wearing a mask, my primary reactions are disappointment and sadness.  I...

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AnneMarie Schieber is a research fellow at The Heartland Institute and managing editor of Health Care News, Heartland's monthly newspaper for health care reform.