Thought for the day

"Of all the enemies to public liberty war is, perhaps, the most to be dreaded because it comprises and develops the germ of every other. War is the parent of armies; from these proceed debts and taxes… known instruments for bringing the many under the domination of the few.… No nation could preserve its freedom in the midst of continual warfare." -- James Madison

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith is defending new rules ordering schools to provide in-person learning during the current wave of viral illnesses, saying a clear, measured response is crucial for students and parents.

"We need a normal school environment for our children, and we need to make sure that the classrooms stay open to be able to support our parents," Smith said at a news conference in Medicine Hat on Friday.

"That's why we made the decision that we did — to give that clear direction."

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved CSL Behring’s hemophilia B gene therapy, a one-off infusion treatment with a list price of $3.5 million, making it the world’s most expensive medicine.

Is This A Joke? WHO Caters To The Woke Mob After Biden Admin Request MikeRivero Sat, 11/26/2022 - 06:57

Is This A Joke? WHO Caters To The Woke Mob After Biden Admin Request

The World Health Organization has decided to rename "Monkeypox" to "Mpox" at the request of the Biden Administration.

Some within the administration seem to think that people are offended by the name "Monkeypox," and they worry that it could cause stigmas.

White House Announces New Enforcement Guidance on COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates MikeRivero Fri, 11/25/2022 - 07:25

The White House on Nov. 22 announced “new enforcement guidance” on COVID-19 vaccine mandates for nursing home residents and staff.

IMF official tells China to drop 'zero-COVID' strategy to save its economy MikeRivero Fri, 11/25/2022 - 07:18

China needs a "recalibration" of its zero-COVID strategy in order to bring the world's second-largest economy back on track, as the Yuan plummets and threat of a recession looms, one senior official with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) urged Wednesday.

Concerns over a global recession increased following reports last month that China’s goal of hitting 5.5% GDP growth in 2022 was far from attainable and would likely top at 3.2%, with some suggesting it could be as low as 2.8% – a drop from 8.1% GDP growth in 2021.

For the first time since the beginning of the pandemic, a majority of Americans dying from the coronavirus were at least partially vaccinated, according to a new analysis of federal and state data. 

Chinas Covid cases hit record as dissent grows over tough restrictions MikeRivero Fri, 11/25/2022 - 07:14

 China on Thursday reported a record number of daily Covid infections, as a nationwide surge in cases heaps pressure on the country’s increasingly unpopular zero-tolerance approach to the virus.

The National Health Commission (NHC) recorded 31,444 locally transmitted cases on Wednesday – surpassing the previous peak of 29,317 recorded April 13 during Shanghai’s months-long lockdown.

REVEALED: Biden ordered Trudeau to END freedom convoy over fears US car plants would close within hours - before the Canadian PM invoked emergency powers to quash it MikeRivero Fri, 11/25/2022 - 07:13

President Joe Biden demanded Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stop the 'freedom convoy' that protested at the US-Canada border against vaccine mandates, right before Trudeau invoked emergency powers to end it.