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Still More Evidence That
Lockdowns Were A Massive
Waste Of Time, Money, And Lives

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Posted By: RockyTCB, 5/23/2020 7:30:56 AM

The nation’s economy is on track to drop by more than 30% in the second quarter. Unemployment is well into the double digits. Half of small businesses might close in the next six months. All for naught, it would appear, giving the growing pile of evidence that the economic lockdowns didn’t work. The latest evidence comes from a report out of JP Morgan Chase & Co. this week. It finds that there’s been no increase in cases or deaths as other nations and U.S. states start reopening. This flies directly in the face of all the public health expert predictions

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Reply 1 - Posted by: MMC 5/23/2020 7:57:19 AM (No. 419496)
Would someone please let the power hungry jack booted Soros puppet Gov Witchmer know her nonsensical EO are detrimental to health and wealth!
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Reply 2 - Posted by: HotRod 5/23/2020 8:22:50 AM (No. 419518)
''There's no better way to stamp your power on people than through the dead hand of (fascist) bureaucracy.'' ''You cannot reason with paperwork.'' Eurica de la Pena
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Reply 3 - Posted by: anniebc 5/23/2020 8:28:29 AM (No. 419520)
Somebodies need to be help accountable for this sham. Those continuing the sham more so than others. I refuse to go to church until they quit with the mask and social distance silliness. It only serves to make used to be normal conservative, free-thinking people FEEL safe and like they're doing their part to prevent something, when it's all bunk.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: franq 5/23/2020 8:29:21 AM (No. 419522)
In high school, we were taught the phrase "willing suspension of disbelief". Look at the yarn the media spun about this virus. You can have it and not know it. You can have it up to 14 days before you have symptoms. You can get it, and a "previously healthy" person can be dead in 3 days. Good grief, how much are we expected to swallow? HCQ doesn't work. All good news is anecdotal. I could go on. I know this much: in 62 years, if I got a flu-like virus, I knew it and felt it within hours. I just shake my head sometimes.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: RCFLyer98 5/23/2020 8:33:02 AM (No. 419529)
Me thinks Fauci and Birx, with the help of some others, have led us down the path to destruction. They have helped to do what Russia, Russia and impeachment didn't.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: rikkitikki 5/23/2020 8:33:53 AM (No. 419532)
Good article. Even better evidence that lockdowns didn't work is the wide range of disease behavior in countries around the world in response to their differing protocols. For example, Hong Kong's mortality rate, at 0.00038% (only four dead!!!!) is 6,000X lower than NYC, with 28,000 dead...shouldn't we be asking, 'Why?'
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Reply 7 - Posted by: oldmagnolia 5/23/2020 8:38:06 AM (No. 419541)
Well of course it was. It was not about the virus. It was about destroying the economy to blame Trump and turn this country into a socialist communist one.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Mr. Know-It-All 5/23/2020 8:47:59 AM (No. 419554)
Bingo #7.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: czechlist 5/23/2020 9:06:07 AM (No. 419579)
#6 ask why? Absolutely not! The media and the dims (redundant) never want to solve a problem when they can use it for political purposes. Witness that every election is about race, poverty, homeless, health care,etc. All feely issues that are never resolved so they can continue to blame conservatives.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Anti_democRAT 5/23/2020 9:19:02 AM (No. 419599)
by latest count from wa doh, wa has only a total of 332 covid hospitalizations currently across the state of some 13000 total hospital beds. unfortunately some 5% of these will die with the disease. the governor turned away an installed FEMA hospital set up by the feds earlier in the crisis and still has this state illegally shutdown based on the risk of covid. clearly mission accomplished by the residents who sacrificed to prevent the system from being overwhelmed. Clasic demoncrat behavior that no good deed remains unpunished. many people here r suffering due to governor inslees obsolete stay at home orders.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Strike3 5/23/2020 9:35:04 AM (No. 419621)
Like we need more evidence. This period has not been a total loss and we will make up a portion of what the economy has lost in the near future. Most of us have learned a valuable lesson about giving away individual freedoms and it will not happen again. I don't care if we are being invaded by Martians, we will not lock down, ever.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Sunhan65 5/23/2020 9:47:44 AM (No. 419636)
Click the links in this editorial. They are fascinating. The AEI article says lockdowns don't work. In fact, their data shows that death rates (all causes, not just Covid) go up in places that are locked down. There could be many reasons for this: shutting down other medical care, suicide etc. However, there is a simpler explanation: Covid was never as dangerous to the general population as people were led to believe. The rationale given for lockdown was that it would slow the rate at which people got sick so medical facilities would not be overwhelmed. They said it would "flatten the curve" by extending its duration, but it would NOT dramatically change the area under it. In other words, lockdowns would only marginally reduce deaths due to insufficient access to medical resources but NOT the total number predicted to die from the disease itself. Thus, the British idiot Neil Ferguson was still forecasting 1.1 million US deaths even with lockdowns in place. Instead, the opposite happened: Death rates peaked BEFORE the lockdowns could have had any effect. Hospitals were nowhere near overrun. The curve flattened itself and has been shrinking ever since. Here's why: The Covid total death percentage (i.e. number who die compared with number of people there are) used by the idiot Ferguson to predict total deaths back in Feb 2020 was 1%. This was clearly nonsense even then. They based that percentage on the Case Fatality Rate (number who tested positive who died). Since the people being tested at that point were overwhelmingly the sickest, it was ludicrous to use that percentage to predict Covid's ultimate effect on the general population. For the record, the actual Covid death percentage in the United States is currently 0.03%. If you are a young, healthy person with no underlying conditions, you are far more likely to die from many other things in day to day life. The lockdowns were a tragic mistake, and some are still making it.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 5/23/2020 10:57:24 AM (No. 419699)
Can we stop blindly believing everything said by the scientific community now? Their models were garbage. You cannot make a model when there is no accurate data. The scientific community knows better, but they follow the money and the politics. They are no longer reliable. Trump and the Republicans should never have listened to them in the first place. When Trump's advisors came to him with this garbage, he should have thrown them out of his office, and fired half of them on the spot. You don't destroy the economy to 'save lives'. As for the Democrats, everyone by now knows where they stand. Want tyranny? Vote Democrat. That's all the Democrats have offered since Trump was elected President. Coups are tyranny. Impeachment shams are tyranny. A lying media is tyranny. Jack booted leaders are tyranny. Corruption and stupidity breed tyranny. We are being lead by tyrants. Its clear that CV19 was/is being used to take down Trump. The only question is how far does it go. If China deliberately exported CV19, the movement to take down Trump (and the United States) is global. It was an act of war.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Vaquero45 5/23/2020 1:10:59 PM (No. 419798)
As I’ve been saying for two months: we’ve been had.
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