New Accuser Alleges Sexual Harassment By Joe Biden When She Was 14: “Well endowed for 14!” he said admiringly, she says.

Trump campaign’s problem will be whether to call him Sleepy or Creepy Joe.

This latest would move them toward the Creepy, though Sleepy might sell better, with Creepy taking care of itself without sloganing.

via The Daily Wire

Gov. JB Pritzker Proposes $80 Million To Track COVID-19, hiring 4,000 snoopers as Massachusetts did but not so many . . .

Sees an opening, takes it.

$80 mil smackeroos! To spend to hire people/voters!

To quote a recent predecessor in a somewhat different context, relative legality being the main difference, “That’s GOLD!”

via WBEZ Chicago

Althouse: “Rose Byrne’s Gloria Steinem comes off as a vacillating, shallow, vain egomaniac; Tracey Ullman’s Betty Friedan strongly suggests that her feminist anger…”

Phyllis Schafly “a conservative woman portrayed as human, complicated, vulnerable, and also extraordinarily courageous.”

What do you know about that? What hath God wrought via Hollywood?

Archdiocese says Catholic masses to resume in Chicago with 10-person limit

Thank God!

Sunday sermons, weekday observations

Get there early, beat the crowd.

Of ten people? No matter size of building? Everyone six feet apart, ushers will measure that.

What about communion? A no-no, apparently. Can’t get that close to anyone, including the priest.

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An Egregious Statistical Horror Story: now a comedy of Mash-minded med admins and stooges, covering their ifs ands and butts with ever more morbid and distorted statistics

A sorry tale:

With the latest reports of plummeting death rates from all causes, this crisis is over. The pandemic of doom erupted as a panic of pols . . .

The crisis now will hit the politicians and political Doctor Faucis who gullibly accepted and trumpeted what statistician William Briggs calls “the most colossal and costly blown forecast of all time.”

An egregious statistical horror story of millions of projected deaths, suffused with incense and lugubrious accents from Imperial College of London to Harvard School of Public Health, prompted the pols to impose a vandalistic lockdown on the economy. It would have been an outrage even if the assumptions were not wildly astronomically wrong.


The latest figures on overall death rates from all causes show no increase at all. Deaths are lower than in 2019, 2018, 2017 and 2015, slightly higher than in 2016. Any upward bias is imparted by population growth.

As in: the more people there are, the more people die, based on the powerful, fact-laden assumption that everyone does.

As usual every year, deaths began trending downward in January. It’s an annual pattern. Look it up. Since the lockdown began in mid-March, the politicians cannot claim that their policies had anything to do with the declining death rate.

They have thrashed about to no avail:

A global study published in Israel by Professor Isaac Ben-Israel, chairman of the Israeli Space Agency and Council on Research and Development, shows that “the spread of the coronavirus declines to almost zero after 70 days—no matter where it strikes, and no matter what measures governments impose to try to thwart it.”

“In fact . . .

. . .  by impeding herd immunity, particularly among students and other non-susceptible young people, the lockdown in the U.S. has prolonged and exacerbated the medical problem. As Briggs concludes, “People need to get out into virus-killing sunshine and germicidal air.”

So take a walk. In Illinois, however, have your handy non-Halloween mask in your pocket in case you are stopped. Officer Friendly has bosses to pacify. Policeman’s lot is not a happy one even without a lockdown . . .

more more more in this iconoclastic vein here via AIER