Category Archives: COVID-19

CDC Works Well with Teachers Union

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The CDC decided it was safe for kids to go back to school. But the teachers union had other ideas. And the New York Post obtained emails that show it. The American Federation of Teachers successfully lobbied the CDC to change guidelines for returning to school.

More than Covid Relief in Covid Relief Bill

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The $1.9 trillion Covid relief bill was about more than Covid relief. $350 billion went to state governments and another $129 billion to schools. Here’s a breakdown from the Tax Foundation.

Bad Look for Cuomo, Hands Down

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It’s a bad look for Andrew Cuomo, hands down. At least six women have accused the governor of harassment. Debra Katz an attorney for one of the women says Cuomo liked to brag about the size of his hands. Conversely, Donald Trump’s tormenters, including not a few cartoonists, delighted in mocking his allegedly tiny hands. The larger point, however, is that Cuomo insisted in 2018, during the Brett Kavanaugh hysteria, that women must be believed. Now, on the other hand, he urges that we not rush to judgement.

No Love from Biden for Trump Vaccine Effort

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President Biden isn’t showing his predecesor any love for the vaccines that have the pandemic on the run. Donald Trump flogged Operation Warp Speed. It was a Manhattan Project style effort to find a vaccine. Trump’s overexposure to daily press conferences may have killed his re-election. But Warp Speed was a big success.

Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson and Johnson developed, tested and jabbed vaccines into people’s arms in less than a year. It’s a process that normally takes many years.

Trump Vaccine Effort

President Biden’s response? “We inherited a mess.” Biden said that when he took office there was no plan for a vaccine rollout. And he bragged that he would ramp up to 100 million vaccines in his first hundred days. But the country was already vaccinating almost 1 million per day when he took office. And President Biden himself had already received his two shots by then.

Look on the Bright Side, Governor Cuomo

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Is there a bright side to sexual harassment for Governor Cuomo? As more women pile on the charges, could public memory of nursing home deaths fade?