Read the Beforeitsnews.com story here. Advertise at Before It's News here.
Profile image
By Cafe Hayek (Reporter)
Contributor profile | More stories
Story Views
Now:
Last hour:
Last 24 hours:
Total:

Wen Tyranny Arrives

% of readers think this story is Fact. Add your two cents.


(Don Boudreaux)

Tweet

Here’s a letter to the Washington Post:

Editor:

With “The CDC’s mask guidance is a mess. Biden needs to clean it up.” (May 17), Leana Wen is becoming increasingly irrational and tyrannical in pushing her obsession for policies that require proof of vaccination.

The irrational: Wen asserts without evidence that eliminating mask mandates without proof of vaccination “was a major blunder that threatens to set back much of the progress made.”

Wen’s likely reason for steering clear of facts is that the evidence runs counter to her assertion. For example, statewide mask mandates were eliminated in Texas on March 2nd. The 7-day-average Covid case count there has fallen ever since; it’s now a mere 29% of what it was on March 2nd. Over this same period Covid hospitalizations and deaths have also fallen. Similarly, the evidence from Florida is inconsistent with Wen’s insistence that failure to mandate masks without proof of vaccination imperils the public health.

The tyranny: Wen protests that she’s “not saying the federal government should issue a ‘vaccine passport’; rather, it should help private entities set up a health and safety screen that incorporates proof of vaccination or testing in lieu of a vaccine verification.”

What, pray tell, is the real difference between “vaccine verification” and “proof of vaccination or testing”? In each case, individuals wishing to go about the ordinary affairs of life will be presumed to be carriers of a lethal pathogen until they provide evidence to the contrary. It’s appalling that Wen does not see such a requirement as being wholly incompatible with life in a free society.

Sincerely,
Donald J. Boudreaux
Professor of Economics
and
Martha and Nelson Getchell Chair for the Study of Free Market Capitalism at the Mercatus Center
George Mason University
Fairfax, VA 22030



Source: https://cafehayek.com/2021/05/wen-tyranny-arrives.html


Before It’s News® is a community of individuals who report on what’s going on around them, from all around the world.

Anyone can join.
Anyone can contribute.
Anyone can become informed about their world.

"United We Stand" Click Here To Create Your Personal Citizen Journalist Account Today, Be Sure To Invite Your Friends.

Please Help Support BeforeitsNews by trying our Natural Health Products below!


Order by Phone at 888-809-8385 or online at https://mitocopper.com M - F 9am to 5pm EST

Order by Phone at 888-388-7003 or online at https://www.herbanomic.com M - F 9am to 5pm EST

Order by Phone at 888-388-7003 or online at https://www.herbanomics.com M - F 9am to 5pm EST


Humic & Fulvic Trace Minerals Complex - Nature's most important supplement! Vivid Dreams again!

HNEX HydroNano EXtracellular Water - Improve immune system health and reduce inflammation

Ultimate Clinical Potency Curcumin - Natural pain relief, reduce inflammation and so much more.

MitoCopper - Bioavailable Copper destroys pathogens and gives you more energy. (See Blood Video)
Oxy Powder - Natural Colon Cleanser!  Cleans out toxic buildup with oxygen! 
Nascent Iodine - Promotes detoxification, mental focus and thyroid health.
Smart Meter Cover -  Reduces Smart Meter radiation by 96%!  (See Video)

Immusist Beverage Concentrate - Proprietary blend, formulated to reduce inflammation while hydrating and oxygenating the cells.

Report abuse
Loading...

Comments

Your Comments
Question   Razz  Sad   Evil  Exclaim  Smile  Redface  Biggrin  Surprised  Eek   Confused   Cool  LOL   Mad   Twisted  Rolleyes   Wink  Idea  Arrow  Neutral  Cry   Mr. Green

MOST RECENT
Load more ...

SignUp

Login

Newsletter

Email this story
Email this story

If you really want to ban this commenter, please write down the reason:

If you really want to disable all recommended stories, click on OK button. After that, you will be redirect to your options page.