Questions about proper assessment of risk

Terry Jones: Why’s U.S. Overall Death Rate Down? – “This exaggeration of death counts has added to the sense of panic that led to the lengthy national shutdown of our economy. There is no clear national standard.” … “So do we really have 55,000 COVID-19 deaths? Not likely. Meanwhile, evidence is growing that the total number of people exposed to the virus is much greater than thought. That means the fatality rate is far lower than first estimated.

Tyler Durden: Bronx ER Doctor Explains Why Reopening The Economy Now Might Actually Save Lives – “pointing out that many thousands of unnecessary deaths could result if we don’t reopen quickly enough, as millions of Americans delay or skip critical preventative care, including people with heart disease and other health issues that make doing so particularly dangerous.” … “Another huge problem that has been almost completely ignored is that child vaccination rates have plummeted during the pandemic.

“This was striking, because the community I serve is poor. Some are homeless. Most work in “essential,” low-paying jobs, where distancing isn’t easy. Nevertheless, the wave passed over us, peaked and subsided. The way this transpired tells me the ebb and flow had more to do with the natural course of the outbreak than it did with the lockdown.

Jim Hoft: Disgraceful! Hack Reporter Asks President Trump if the Man Who Lost 50,000 American Lives Should be Re-elected? (VIDEO) – “President Trump masterly responded that the “experts” originally estimated over 2 million deaths so he saved lives.” … “These aren’t reporters, they’re liberal activists.

Ace of Spades: Judges Rule Against Tyrannical Shutdown Orders in Illinois and Virginia – “The ruling comes after Republican State Rep. Darren Bailey of Xenia filed a lawsuit in Clay County Circuit Court claiming Pritzker has exceeded his authority and is violating the civil rights of the state’s residents.”

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