They Said Things Would Be Much Worse in States without Lockdowns; They Were Wrong

Reality check time!

Remember “Yellow Journalism”? My dictionary defines it as, “journalism that is based upon sensationalism and crude exaggeration: equating murder and dismemberment with smoking pot…”

Is the media we rely on for our news reporting facts or should it be regarded more like a voice that cries “Fire!” in a theater? Fear sells.

An “experiment in human sacrifice”? Can real people relate meaningfully to such images? Or only the special little clique that engages in such things – the clique that owns the media… and government… and the heads of corporations – all over the world? (Again, as always, see Kerth Barker’s books, especially “Cannibalism”.)

Money talks and statistics lie, but stick to common sense, facts and numbers and you will be just fine.

Like nearly all US states, Georgia imposed a stay-at-home order in March 2020 in response to demands from public health officials claiming a stay-at-home order would lessen total deaths from covid-19.

But unlike most states, Georgia ended its stay-at-home order after only five weeks, and proceeded to lower other restrictions quickly.

The legacy media responded with furious opposition. For example, an article in The Atlantic declared the end of Georgia’s lockdown to be an “experiment in human sacrifice.” The Guardian approvingly quoted one Georgian who insisted the end of the stay-at-home order was “reckless, premature and dangerous.”

A few weeks later, other states began to end their stay-at-home orders and to end other restrictions as well. Florida was the largest among these states…

Read facts and figures at https://mises.org/wire/they-said-things-would-be-much-worse-states-without-lockdowns-they-were-wrong

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