Tag: COVID-19

A year of our lives ruined by dead wrong COVID-19 experts, pols and media

Face masks while playing soccer? How stupid is that? (Stacey Wescott / Chicago Tribune) The lockdowns have wrecked a generation of children, impoverished families, shut down businesses and downed America in an ocean of depression, anger and fear They’ve engineered a first-of-its-kind assault on our liberties. Never in American history has the entire population been... Read more »

Where is Joe Biden's plan to reopen America?

Will he tell us when it’s over, or will he keep America dangling on his string? We know that President Joe Biden is big on having “plans.”  One of his biggest criticisms of former President Donald Trump was that he had “no plan” for fighting the coronavirus pandemic. (Even though not only did Trump have... Read more »

With good news, America is beginning to ease pandemic restrictions

(Notre Dame website) But some, like Notre Dame, are backsliding The COVID-19 death rate is dramatically dropping. So is the infection rate. Governors all across America are easing their suffocating pandemic restrictions, by opening schools, allowing more people to return to work and opening restaurants to indoor dining. Vaccinations are increasing, to 1.66 million doses a day.... Read more »
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Huge drop in the rate of COVID-19 deaths

I interrupt the constant flow of bad news to bring you some really, really great news: The rate of COVID-19 deaths in the United States has plunged.  Take a look at the above chart. Beginning toward the end of January and the beginning of February, the rate rate per one million population plummeted. Really, is... Read more »

Will Biden fence off Florida?

Rumor has it from some friends up north that President Joe Biden is planning to forbid airlines from servicing Florida. Florida would be targeted because it is “such a mess.” The worst. Gov. Ron DeSantis has turned Florida into a pandemic hot spot. The numbers prove that Florida’s infection rate and death rate prove that... Read more »

Washington Examiner: "The Future is Florida."

Friday night we went to the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra to experience Beethoven’s magnificent Third Symphony (Eroica). Saturday night we dined out in a beachfront restaurant. Tonight we’re going to my brother- and sister-in-law’s to watch the Super Bowl with relatives. Our nieces and nephews are attending school in the classroom. They and their teachers are not being overwhelmed... Read more »
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Cook County judge ignores COVID-19 science; allows Cicero teachers to stay home

Could it be a sign of things to come if Chicago Public Schools seek a court order for CTU teachers to return to the classroom? Cook Court Circuit Court Judge Raymond Mitchell sets a new anti-science standard by ruling that Cicero teachers can refuse to go to work in the classroom. In a suit brought by... Read more »

Mayor Lightfoot, drop the hammer on the Chicago Teachers Union

CTU isn’t just keeping kids out of school; it’s spreading misinformation about the dangers of classroom learning Monday will tell the tale of whether Chicago public school teachers care as much about their students as the leaders of the CTU claim. That’s when the Chicago Public Schools has ordered 15,000 teachers to return to their classrooms... Read more »

Joyful third grader at last freed from public school prison

Are public schools trying to stop students from transferring to private schools? Perhaps so. I’m not using people’s or school district’s real names because there would be retaliation. But I know this story is true. Mia is a lively and sociable third grader. At least she was until her public school kicked her and her... Read more »
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Not content with shafting the kids, CTU demands more power to do more damage

House Bill 2275, on Pritzker’s desk, would free the union to bargain over items it has no business having a hand in Under current Illinois law, the Chicago Public Schools is not required to bargain with Chicago Teachers Union over such management prerogatives as class size, length of the school day and year, class schedules, academic calendar, places of... Read more »
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