COVID-19

Nation That Revolted Over Three-Pence Tax On Tea Now ‘Pretty Cool’ With Government Locking Everyone In Their Homes

U.S.—The nation that once revolted over minor taxes on tea and stamps is now “pretty cool” with state and local governments locking everyone in their homes and robbing them of their livelihood indefinitely. https://babylonbee.com/news/nation-that-revolted-over-three-pence-tax-on-tea-now-pretty-cool-with-government-destroying-everybodys-livelihood/

Op-Ed: Culture of Fear Where Freedom Goes to Die

My Op-Ed ran in today’s Moscow-Pullman Daily News. Enjoy! On Saturday 16 May, many Idaho businesses were allowed to reopen with restrictions. My family patronized Moscow’s Tapped for dinner that first day. Per Idaho Gov. Little’s Stage 2 guidance, Moscow restaurants were to submit their reopening plans for pre-approval to the Idaho North Central Public …

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Steptoe Man Sues Washington Governor Jay Inslee Arguing That Stay Home Orders Are Illegal Now That Emergency Has Passed

A Steptoe man is suing Washington Governor Jay Inslee arguing that his stay home emergency order is illegal.  Kevin Akesson has filed the suit in Whitman County Superior Court in Colfax. According to court documents Akesson argues that the emergency caused by the coronavirus has passed.  The filing points out that Washington’s public health system …

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Study Finds Anyone Who Makes A Different Decision To Wear A Mask Than You Is A Brainwashed Sheep

WORLD—Scientists, in a groundbreaking research study, have discovered that anyone who makes a different decision on wearing a mask than you is a sheep. Scientists and statisticians were shocked when they ran the numbers through various statistical analyses to arrive at the startling discovery. https://babylonbee.com/news/study-finds-anyone-who-makes-a-different-decision-to-wear-a-mask-than-you-is-a-sheep/

‘Hundreds of millions’ in fraudulent unemployment benefits paid in Washington, state official says

Washington state unemployment has big bucks stolen. Some reports say it was Nigerians. Regardless, the money is gone.  Impostors have used the stolen information of tens of thousands of people in the state to fraudulently receive hundreds of millions of dollars in unemployment benefits, the head of Washington’s Employment Security Department said Thursday. Commissioner Suzi …

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Which First Amendment Rights?

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances. I wonder if the press would have objected if they …

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Colo. Lowers Its Reported Coronavirus Death Toll By 300, Clarifies Some Victims Died From Other Causes

As I’ve said elsewhere, there’s a difference between dying with coronavirus and dying from coronavirus.  Colorado is at least being honest about it.  Someone tell Gier.  Colorado has lowered its coronavirus death toll from more than 1,100 to 878. The state’s Department of Health and Environment made the recent change to its statistics after clarifying the difference …

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Washington’s unemployment system sees spike in impostors during virus pandemic

Wow, who would have thought that people would game the system!  State officials say payments will be held off for as many as two days in order to verify claims; jobless claims continue to rise in Washington, Idaho OLYMPIA — Because of an increase in attempted “impostor fraud” applications for weekly unemployment benefits during the …

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Back To Normal: Conservatives Go To Work While Liberals Stay Home

U.S.—Americans in some states are finally starting to feel normal again, now that stay-at-home orders are being lifted. Children are at the park again, adults are back at the bar, and the elderly continue to play bingo at 4 p.m. sharp on a daily basis. https://babylonbee.com/news/back-to-normal-conservatives-go-to-work-while-liberals-stay-home/

Democrats Promise To Chew Up Cash, Tenderly Regurgitate It Into Mouths Of Voters

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Democrats promised on Friday that they would provide all Americans with large, warm piles of gently digested cash that they would personally regurgitate into every citizen’s mouth one at a time. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that she would personally be having her jaw hinge loosed so that she could emit larger clumps of …

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Her View: Up to Idahoans to ameliorate government’s heavy hand

From Idaho’s lieutenant governor, Janice McGeachin.  This is excellent. Worth reading the whole thing. As Idaho’s lieutenant governor, I am one heartbeat away from the governor’s chair. I am also a small business owner. My family and I own four small businesses in the restaurant and automotive industries, employing hundreds of Idahoans. As a former …

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The heroes of the game

Letter to the Editor in the Moscow-Pullman Daily News:  My guess would be that all those who are whining about continuing to keep the country closed due to the coronavirus are either retired, don’t own a business, are working an “essential” job, wealthy, receiving some type of pension or government entitlement, dishonest socialist media talking …

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Op-Ed: Response to Gier’s Coronavirus Column

My Op-Ed ran in today’s Idaho State Journal. Enjoy!  I appreciate the Idaho State Journal allowing me to respond to Professor Gier’s May 8th editorial regarding Sweden’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic (Coronavirus deaths may be undercounted by 60 percent). To the layman, the data emerging from Sweden can be complex and nuanced, but properly …

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