Tagged: Dr. Fauci

A Funny Thing

So it turns out that Dr. Fauci, whom I have had pegged as a bureaucratic hack and a scientific fraud from day one of the American takeover of the Pandemic that Ate a Planet, was probably directly involved in supporting and funding the research at the Wuhan laboratory that created the virus.  From the Washington Post: Fauci has inspired critics in some quarters...

Almost Random Observations in Descending Order

Most of Joe Biden’s voters were people who believed they could not live another day in a country controlled by Donald Trump and his Republican handlers. Most of Trump’s voters were people who believed they could not survive in a country controlled by Biden and his Democratic handlers. A country in which ninety percent of the voting population is divided into two groups...

Fauci: Science Equals State

They deliberately prolonged it, so it was prolonged. Now they hope to frighten you by noting that it is lasting longer — as though this were not their stated intention (and implicit wish) from the outset. Dr. Fauci, continuing his daily struggle to justify his superfluous bureaucratic existence, now insists that the lockdown has saved “millions of lives” — and that anyone who...

Notes from Underground

Just the other day, in the context of discussing the wave of monument destruction currently devouring the American heritage, I parenthetically asked whether, now that even George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, not to mention such lesser lights as Teddy Roosevelt, are being officially banned from the public square, or the public school, as inappropriate viewing, it can be long before Mount Rushmore gets...

A Few Questions on Self-Enslavement

If you are a reasonably intelligent, somewhat politically ambitious man, and you see that the political class in your society is exploiting a crisis as a means of establishing extremely illiberal powers far beyond the legitimate necessities of the current crisis — powers of the sort that no state ever relinquishes once the precedent has been set and publicly accepted — then if...

The Rule of the Experts, Part Three

One of my most popular and widely referenced articles, back in my “conservative media” days, was a piece entitled “Parasitocracy,” which has subsequently become the opening essay of my Limbo series, Progressivism 101.  That essay sprang to mind as I read this headline from NBC News: “Fauci warns reopening states: You can’t ‘leap over things.’” One of the most important things that the...