The Truth About the Delta Variant

The SARS-CoV-2 mutation known as the “delta variant” is up to 3x more contagious than the original strain, reports a new study from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The delta variant was first identified in India in December 2020 and has since become the dominant strain of COVID in many countries. According to the CDC’s report, delta is now responsible for more than 80% of new COVID cases in the United States. Delta reproduces much faster than the original strain inside a host, growing to a presence…

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United States Postal Service Being Sued for Bias

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Ohio-based electric vehicle manufacturer Workhorse Group is suing the United States Postal Service for bias after it wasn’t chosen to build the agency’s new fleet of delivery trucks. As announced in February, electric vehicles will make up 10% of the new fleet unless Congress allocates additional money to build more. The $3.1 billion contract to build the trucks was awarded to Oshkosh Corporation, an industrial company that designs and builds specialty vehicles including armored trucks for the military. According to Workhorse, Oshkosh has never produced an electric delivery vehicle. In…

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Chinese Communist Party Thanks Dr. Fauci

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Walter Ian Lipkin AKA the “virus hunter” is a professor of epidemiology at Colombia University’s Mailman School of Public Health in New York City. Epidemiology is a branch of medicine that deals with the distribution, incidence, and control of disease among a defined population. As you can imagine, epidemiology plays an important role in public health and experts are often called on by policymakers to help make informed decisions including the identification of risk factors for disease. On May 5th, 2020 Professor Lipkin sent Dr. Anthony Fauci (America’s top COVID…

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Should China Pay $10 Trillion for Unleashing COVID?

Wuhan Lab Worker

As evidence suggesting COVID escaped from a Chinese lab continues to mount, former US President Donald Trump is demanding Beijing offer reparations. “The time has come for America and the world to demand reparations and accountability from the Communist Party of China,” said Trump Saturday at North Carolina’s GOP state convention. “China must pay, they must pay.” Trump, who was among the first to blame China for the pandemic, wants China to pay at least $10 trillion “to compensate for the damage they’ve caused” and has urged nations to “collectively…

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Why Are Capitol Police Officers Departing En Masse?

Capitol Police Officers

More than 70 law enforcement officers have left Washington, DC’s Capitol Police force following the chaotic event of January 6th Democrats like to call an “insurrection.”  Officers have continued to resign despite a proposal from House Democrats to offer $1.9 billion in additional funding to the department. The proposal includes back pay for overtime hours, hazard pay, trauma support, retention bonuses, and expanded access to equipment and training. The proposal allocates $22 million to boost security for lawmakers and establishes a quick-reaction team that would function as a standing force…

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New Florida Law Protects Ballot Boxes

Ron DeSantis

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) this week signed a bill that aims to improve election security by restricting access to ballot boxes. Similar measures are under consideration in Texas and Arizona. The law, which passed without support from Democrats, is among several election reform measures championed by DeSantis following reports of voter fraud during the 2020 election. Details include: Absentee voters must submit new requests each election cycle. Absentee requests must include a DLN, state ID, or Social Security number. Members of the general public cannot distribute food/water to voters…

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New Guidelines for Opioid Treatment Offer Hope

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As deaths from dug overdose continue to increase, the Biden Administration has announced a key change affecting the prescription of buprenorphine. The policy, first proposed in January during the Trump Administration, eliminates training requirements for the prescription of buprenorphine and expands eligibility to nurse practitioners, physicians assistants, and certified nurse midwives. Before the change, healthcare workers were forced to take an 8-hour course before they could prescribe buprenorphine. This requirement caused many healthcare workers to avoid the drug entirely. Buprenorphine is a partial opioid agonist that eases the withdrawal symptoms…

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Russia Warns the US Will “Pay a Price” for Sanctions

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Moscow is furious with the Biden Administration over a new round of sanctions that saw 10 Russian diplomats expelled from the United States. The Kremlin immediately expelled 10 American diplomats in response and threatened to take “painful measures” against US business interests in Russia. “Washington should realize that it will have to pay a price for the degradation of bilateral ties,” warned Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. The new sanctions on Russia are largely a response to the SolarWinds cyberattack reported last December and alleged interference in the 2020 election…

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Biden Administration Welcomes Research Using Aborted Fetal Tissue

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) this week reversed a Trump-era policy blocking federally-funded facilities from conducting research using fetal tissue obtained from abortions. Democrats celebrated the decision, praising the Biden Administration for ‘prioritizing science over politics.’ “We applaud the Biden Administration and [HHS] Secretary Xavier Becerra for prioritizing science and reversing the Trump Administration’s arbitrary barriers to both extramural and intramural research on the use of fetal tissue in scientific research,” reads a letter signed by 26 House Democrats. The announcement was met with backlash from Republicans and anti-abortion…

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Pfizer Announcement Throws Vaccine Efficacy Into Question

Pfizer Vaccine

Patients receiving the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine will “likely” need a third dose within the year, said Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla on Thursday. The bad news comes days after federal vaccination sites stopped administering the Johnson & Johnson vaccine due to a small number of recipients developing life-threatening blood clots known as cerebral venous sinus thrombosis. The Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, which already requires two doses, was lauded as the premier COVID shot due to an estimated effectiveness of 95%. Earlier this month, Pfizer officials claimed that immunity to the virus remained at…

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