Category Archives: Essays

New York Times 4/16/1954 story on U.S. Army counsel Joseph Welch’s outing of Frederick G. Fisher as a member of the Communist front National Lawyer’s Guild, & Welch’s relieving Fisher of duty as his assistant counsel

Link to full pdf of NY Times story: Welch Fired Fisher Before ArmyMcCarthy Hearings_nyt_4.16.1954 Highlights of 4/16/1954 NY Times story featuring Fisher’s photograph,  and demonstrating how Army counsel Welch both outed Fisher, while relieving Fisher of duty as his assistant … Continue reading

AG Herbert Brownell’s 8/27/1953 Speech to the ABA designating The National Lawyer’s Guild as a subversive, Communist front, & the speech’s 8/28/1953 highlighting in the New York Times

Key extract from the speech: “We have been studying evidence that the National Lawyers Guild be included in the list of subversive organizations…I am now prepared to make this determination public. It has been clear that at least since 1946 … Continue reading

Authors of just published RCT showing N95 masks are no more “effective” than medical masks in preventing SARS-CoV-2 infection demonstrate how the prevailing iron-fisted, pro-mask bias warps contemporary academic messaging

A randomized, controlled trial (RCT) among health care workers comparing fit-tested N95 masks (n=507), to medical masks (n=497) just published 11/29/22 in the pre-eminent internal medicine journal Annals of Internal Medicine, found SARS-CoV-2 infection rates did not differ between the … Continue reading

Seven first trimester miscarriages associated with covid-19 mRNA vaccination among Rhode Island women that merit serious follow-up investigation by RIDOH’s “Covid-19 Vaccine Surveillance Unit”

Sixty-six doctors, scientists and clinical practitioners have just penned an open letter to the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG), the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and the U.K. Health Security Agency (UKHSA) expressing concerns about “ignoring safety signals” … Continue reading

Small RCT in 1981 showed masking did not prevent RSV among medical personnel

Murphy D, Todd JK, Chao RK, Orr I, McIntosh K. The use of gowns and masks to control respiratory illness in pediatric hospital personnel. J Pediatr. 1981 Nov;99(5):746-50. doi: 10.1016/s0022-3476(81)80401-5. PMID: 7299552; PMCID: PMC7173004. Full pdf link Downloadable pdf permalink: … Continue reading

Enormous Rhode Island Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Spike in 2022, vs. 2018-2021

Data from RIDOH data hub for RSV

Current CDC-Determined Connecticut Pediatric RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus) Hospitalization Rate (19.8/100K) Exceeds by 63% the Peak Pandemic Covid-19 Pediatric Hospitalization Rate (12.2/100K)

(See this previous blog about pediatric Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) vs. Covid-19 in Rhode Island.) RSV vs. Covid-19 hospitalization rates (per 100,000) as determined by the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) surveillance networks, RSV-NET and COVIDNet. It is … Continue reading

Betcha Didn’t Know RIDOH Maintains, “A (Covid-19) vaccine surveillance team within the COVID-19 ‘Epidemiological Operations Unit’ to maintain and review VAERS reports following COVID-19 immunization”

During a 6/29/22 to 7/1/22 email exchange with the Rhode Island Department of Health’s (RIDOH’s) spokesman, Joseph Wendelken, I pointed to a 6/9/22 published report of 14 RI cases of post-covid-19 vaccine myopericarditis in young men, and the May, 2021 newspaper account of … Continue reading

Never Forget the Original Covid-19 Hysterical Sin in Rhode Island: The April 16, 2020 Raimondo, RIDOH, Brown University “Very Best” Covid-19 Hospitalization “Models”

Full 4/16/20 presser archived at C-SPAN. Key excerpts: “It’s been a collaborative effort with the (Rhode Island) Department of Health [RIDOH], our own experts, Brown University, and Brown University’s Policy Lab. By the way, I wanna give a huge shout … Continue reading

(AUDIO) WPRO 10/26/22 Interview: Ashley Kalus Categorically Rejects Potential RIDOH Directed Covid-19 Vaccine Requirement “as a condition to go to school”

Full 10/26/22 interview with WPRO’s Matt Allen available here. Relevant excerpt: Transcript of key portion. Matt Allen: “Would you support a (Rhode Island) Department of Health Director, under a Kalus administration, requiring the covid vaccine as a condition to go … Continue reading