Pandemic

This week, Emily Oster argued for a “pandemic amnesty” to help the nation move forward. Writing in The Atlantic, Oster says we had to make many “important choices” despite “tremendous uncertainty”: Given the amount of uncertainty, almost every position was taken on every topic. And on every topic, someone was eventually proved right, and someone […]

Locking down schools during the pandemic caused serious damage to student achievement, as measure by the National Assessment of Educational Progress – known as the “nation’s report card.” From the Washington Examiner: The biggest score declines were in math, which the National Center for Education Statistics said in a press release was the biggest decline ever […]

Is the Covid pandemic finally over? According to President Biden, it is. An article from Politico outlines the Presidents conversation on 60 Minutes: President Joe Biden said, “the pandemic is over” in discussing Covid during an interview that aired on Sunday evening on CBS’ “60 Minutes.” “The pandemic is over,” the president told Scott Pelley as they […]

For the final hour of the show, JD Hayworth - filling in for Pete - talks about the Left's continued blaming of the COVID-19 pandemic on the unvaccinated and agrees with the creator of the COVID-19 vaccine that the Omicron variant may actually be a blessing in disguise despite its high contagion rate. 

In the second hour of the show, Pete welcomes in NC Congressman Ted Budd to talk about his letter to Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles about her misuse of COVID-19 pandemic money and talks about the Mayor's actions throughout the hour. 

An article from the New York Daily News details how the U.S. is currently on the verge of surpassing the death toll from the 1918 Spanish Flu with the COVID-19 pandemic. In the "next day or two", side-by-side numbers show COVID-related U.S. deaths at 673,763, according to Johns Hopkins University data released on Sunday.

If you were one of the lucky ones to find PPE during the course of last year, you might find some tax savings. Personal protective equipment including face masks, hand sanitizer and disinfecting wipes bought to stop the spread of COVID-19 can be deducted as a medical expense when filing taxes, the IRS said on Friday.