The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

Worse Before It Gets Better: Statistical Risk and the Wuhan Coronavirus

  For three consecutive days, Italy has reported declining numbers of new coronavirus cases, so that Monday’s number (4,050 new cases) was the lowest they have reported since March 17. At the same time, however, Italy reported 812 deaths from the virus Monday. This was the 10th consecutive day with more than 600 coronavirus deaths […]

Italy Takes a Turn for the Worse

After five days of apparent improvement, Italy’s coronavirus outbreak worsened Friday, when the country reported more than 900 deaths: The number of people who have died of novel coronavirus in Italy has risen by 969 in the past day, the biggest daily jump since the crisis began. The total number of deaths now stands at […]

As If You Needed Another Reason Never to Vote for Democrats Again …

  After the shrieking tantrum Rep. Haley Stevens threw on the floor of the House of Representatives today, I would have thought that congressional Democrats — you know, the ones who wasted a week delaying passage of this emergency legislation — could not do worse. But of course, I had forgotten about Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: […]

New Yorkers Are Infecting America

Yesterday, we took note of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis imposing a two-week quarantine on visitors arriving from New York-area airports. New York City is the epicenter of the Chinese Bat Soup Flu pandemic, with more than 17,000 reported cases — including more than 3,000 added in just the past 24 hours. Two states, New York […]

Democrats and Their ‘Friends’

For years, conservatives have marveled at the stubbornness with which black Americans continue electing Democrats, despite the evidence that “progressive” policies are hurting the black community. This probably reflects the effectiveness of Democratic Party propaganda, which relentlessly accuses Republicans of “racism.” It also reflects the tenacity of political tribalism, a phenomenon I know quite well. […]

Madness: Teachers Accuse NYC Schools of Covering Up Chinese Coronavirus Threat

  New York City is now the U.S. epicenter of the Chinese coronavirus pandemic, with more than 8,000 cases and 60 deaths from the disease. The most shocking fact is how deeply the city’s school system is implicated in this outbreak. People need to go to prison for this: One after another, sick Brooklyn Technical […]

‘Cosmic Justice’ in New York City

  Steven Haynes is a street thug who punched a cop last week: The man who was arrested for sucker-punching an NYPD cop in Brooklyn was back at his old stomping ground Sunday — just two days after being released without bail despite a slew of charges. Steven Haynes, 40, returned to Livingston and Court […]

Feds Say Hanukkah Attacker’s Journals Referenced Black Hebrew Israelite Cult

  This seems so predictable: The New York man accused of stabbing five people at a rabbi’s home during a Hanukkah celebration this past weekend was charged Monday with federal hate crimes as details are emerging about a series of handwritten journals found at his home that the FBI says appear to “express anti-Semitic sentiments.” […]

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