Category Archives: Essays

National U.K. Study: 56.2% of RARE Pediatric “Covid-19 Deaths” Were INCIDENTAL, i.e., NOT “Covid-19 Deaths”, With an Infection Fatality Ratio (IFR) of 0.7/100K, Through December 31, 2021

RES IPSA LOQUITUR “Between 01 March 2020 and 31 December 2021, after excluding two stillbirths, there were 185 deaths within 100 days of a positive SARS-CoV-2 test in CYP aged <20 years in England, of which 81 (43.8%) were due … Continue reading

Judge Lanphear rules AGAINST RI state’s dismissal claim that school masking case “teeters on mootness,” noting “new masking mandates have been imposed on students since challenged masking mandate expired,” & “no indication state will never impose another student masking requirement“

Full opinion here: Southwell et al. v. McKee et al. PC-2021-05915 “the Court has no indication that our state will never impose another student masking requirement. The masking requirement was removed, not from a voluntary action of our Governor, but … Continue reading

Motion to Depose RIDOH Officials June 2, 2022 as Part of Discovery in Matter of Re-imposition of Providence School Mask Mandate

Pl motion for discovery_6.2.22

OPINION By JUDGE LANPHEAR issued 5/25/22 for, “BRITTANY DIORIO, STEPHANIE HINES, and KERRI THURBER VS. GINA BAE, AMANDA REGINO BASSE, PATRICK MCCRANN, MEGAN P. DOUGLAS, and ERIKA SEVETSON, individually and in their capacity as members of the Barrington School Committee, and the BARRINGTON SCHOOL COMMITTEE”

PDF of opinion, linked below: DiOrio et al v. Barrington School Board decision 5-25-22

Why Covid-19 Vaccination is Unwarranted for Healthy Rhode Island Children: An Annotated Summary of the Data, 5/15/22 (downloadable pdf)

Link to pdf: Why C19 Vaccination is Unwarranted for Healthy RI Children_5.15.22

VIDEO: Katie Lied?* Biased Rhode Island Reporting on a Possible Covid-19 Vaccine Requirement for School Children (*apologies to Steely Dan)

Katie Davis’ transparent advocacy for mandatory covid-19 vaccination among Rhode Island school children is pathognomonic of what passes for mainstream Rhode Island media “balanced investigative reporting.” ** Our local Rhode Island WJAR-TV newsreader introduced a report (video embedded below) Thursday … Continue reading

Ergometer Modification for Combined Arm-Leg Use by Lower Extremity Amputees in Cardiovascular Testing and Training (from 1987)

Link to pdf of full paper: My 1987 paper on the AirDyne Modification for the Disabled Link to abstract. Bostom AG, Bates E, Mazzarella N, Block E, Adler J. Ergometer modification for combined arm-leg use by lower extremity amputees in … Continue reading

[VIDEO (& text)] Dr. Andrew Bostom testifying 4/5/22 before the Rhode Island House Committee on Health Services about pediatric covid-19 risk, vs. influenza risk, and the impact of masking

“When you start to deal with mentalities that say it is unethical to do randomized, controlled trials [of masking] in children yet it is ethical to just mask them up almost indefinitely, then we have a serious problem on our … Continue reading

Ashley Kalus’ Boston Globe Story on Her Golden Globes Title From June 7, 2001

Links to two page story: Ashley_Kalus_Full_p_1 Ashley_Kalus_full_p_2  

Brief Thoughts on Ukrainian President Zelensky’s March 16, 2022 Speech to the U.S. Congress

If the U.S. and NATO had taken seriously the Russian Communist and Chinese Communist military buildup, especially the Russian nuclear buildup, I’d say “yes”, absolutely, to a No-Fly-Zone. We did not, so NO, we are too weak and vulnerable to … Continue reading