Brownstone Category

August 3, 2021

They Considered and Rejected Pandemic Closures in 1957

The Asian flu of 1957-58 was a deadly pandemic with a broader reach for severe outcomes than Covid-19 of 2020. It killed…

August 3, 2021

What Were Lockdowners Thinking? A Review of Jeremy Farrar

I’ve heard the following question seemingly thousands of times over the last year: “Why did they do this to us?” …

August 3, 2021

The CDC Is a Threat to Science

I’m still trying to wrap my brain around the astonishing shift from the CDC on Tuesday, July 27, 2021. It…

August 3, 2021

How to Account for the CDC’s New Mask Advisory?

The crazy, convoluted, mixed up messaging from the CDC – it’s been this way from the beginning of the pandemic…

August 3, 2021

A Short History of the Great Barrington Declaration

Laura Ingraham on her Fox television show in July 2021 correctly celebrated the re-opening of the US economy, so long…

August 3, 2021

Rock Climbers, Skaters, and Risk Assessment

We all inhabit a variety of subcultures in life – sports, religion, music, other hobbies – so we cannot be…

August 3, 2021

Lockdown Ideology Originated in 2006 Under George W. Bush

Now begins the grand effort, on display in thousands of articles and news broadcasts daily, somehow to normalize the lockdown…

August 3, 2021

Virus Control Is the New Feudalism

On February 28, the idea of locking down and smashing economies and human rights the world over was unthinkable to…

August 3, 2021

The Role of Lockdowns in Cuban Political Change

Is Cuba finally blowing up? It’s impossible to say but the images that average people, gathering spontaneously on the streets,…

August 3, 2021

Forced Medicine: The New Frontier in Coercion

If you want an interesting encounter with human fury, hop on over to your local pharmacy. Hang out in the…