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Doctor taking a nasal swab test

We Need an ‘Operation Warp Speed’ for At-Home COVID Tests

So, how about an Operation Warp Speed to manufacture and widely distribute COVID tests? That’s less clickbaity and base-engaging than the fight over vaccines, but think of the good that would do for the country. Read More ›
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The Case Against Naming Ezekiel Emanuel to Lead the FDA

If you think Dr. Anthony Fauci is a controversial figure in the fight against COVID-19, you may not have seen anything yet. Politico—the Democrats’ favorite publication for leaking their future plans—just reported that President Joe Biden is seriously considering nominating bioethicist Ezekiel Emanuel to lead the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Read More ›
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Chinese flags on barbed wired wall in Kashgar (Kashi), Xinjiang, China.

The US is Beginning to Look Like China

President Joe Biden recently said that the world is witnessing a contest between “autocracy and democracy.” He’s right. But there is more irony in that statement than Biden may understand. We are certainly not a dictatorship like China, but to paraphrase the famous maxim of the cartoon character Pogo, “We have met the enemy and he is becoming us.” Read More ›
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The Perils of Declaring Racism a ‘Public Health Emergency’

With COVID-19 apparently on the wane, the technocrats who eagerly seized upon the pandemic to justify hobbling American liberty now advocate declaring racism a “public health emergency.” Read More ›
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Stealing Vaccine Patents Would Be a Big Mistake

Patent protection is crucial to the free-market system and essential to continuing medical innovation. Whatever immediate benefit might be derived by stealing the vaccine would ultimately be more than offset by the new drugs never brought to market and vaccines not invented. Read More ›
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Is Climate Change More Important Than Genocide?

Is the “climate crisis” really more important than everything else — even genocide — to the point that we will swallow whatever China does outside of that issue as the cost of fighting global warming? Apparently so. Read More ›
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Boycott the All-Star Game!

In a brazen act of cultural imperialism, Major League Baseball withdrew the 2021 All Star-Game from Atlanta.Why make such a drastic change mere months before the great game? COVID? No. A failure of Atlanta to adequately prepare for the game? No. MLB flexed its financial muscles to punish Georgia for passing a voting rights law that did not suit the sensibilities of it Woke leadership. Read More ›
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Liquid Nitrogen bank containing suspension of stem cells. Cell culture for the biomedical diagnostic

Push on to Allow Expanded Human-Embryo Research

Back when embryonic-stem-cell and other types of experimentation on early embryos commenced, “the scientists” promised they would always limit their activities to embryos in Petri dishes to the maximum of 14 days in development. Read More ›
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Equality Act’s Attack on Religious Liberty, Medical Conscience

President Biden said during the campaign that he supported the Equality Act, which is being sold as a means of guaranteeing equality for LGBT people. But it does more than that. It would destroy medical conscience by removing existing protections that permit doctors and nurses to refuse participation in abortion, and it would gut the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Read More ›
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HHS Rule Would Have Prohibited Discrimination Against Babies with Disabilities

Working until the last minute, the Office of Civil Rights in the Department of Health and Human Services has published a proposed rule that would protect babies born prematurely from death — including those who survive abortion — and disabled people generally from discrimination in the health-care context. Read More ›