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Why coronavirus stats can be misleading, resulting in overblown projections



March 24, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – Eight days ago, I wrote an article suggesting that the Chinese Coronavirus will not take hold in America the way it did in China, South Korea, and Italy. The proximate cause of my putting pen to paper (or putting fingers on keyboard, actually) was a number of alarming projections to the effect that over a million Americans may die before the epidemic here is damped down.  Such projections seemed to me then, …

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While China Lies About the Wuhan Flu, America Races for a Cure



The Chinese Coronavirus has now spread to a reported 150 countries.  But the rulers of the country where the pandemic started have good news:  They have, they declared, won a complete and total victory over the dangerous pathogen. On Thursday, Chinese propaganda outlets reported that there had been “no new infections of the novel coronavirus” in Wuhan, which is ground zero in the global pandemic.  As for China as a whole, they cited the National …

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Are Chinese communists lying about number of babies born? They’ve got every reason to!



The most populous country on earth has been committing demographic suicide for years with its ‘one-child’ policy. PRI President Steven Mosher will appear live on the Ed Martin Movement radio show, January 30th at 7-8pm, PT. He will discuss how China’s brutal birth limitations are causing an economic and demographic crisis of the first order, and may ultimately bring down the regime. Listen to the full interview here! Airtime: Thursday, January 30 at 7-8pm, PT    …

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Spain: Setting a Trap for Families



Spain is following Greece into the demographic twilight as birth rates fall. The leftist government of Jose Zapatero has burdened the country with excessive government spending even while tax revenues shrink and unemployment explodes. Vol. 12/No. 14 NAVARRE, SPAIN—Here in Spain, the government has tried to compensate for the lack of demographic growth by huge government subsidies borrowed from largely foreign lenders. Now the loans are coming due and the prospects for repaying them are …

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President’s Page: One Answer to the Current Economic Crisis: Encourage Childbearing



If we are indeed headed into a recession, as many predict, then America’s birth rate will begin to fall. Recessions depress childbearing — the Great Depression certainly did — as the economic uncertainty discourages would-be parents from bringing new life into the world. But more babies, as a moment’s reflection will reveal, would actually be good for the economy, and not just over the long run. Missing the Obvious But who will make this case? …

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Is Immigration the Answer to the Current Economic Crisis?



13 October 2008—Vol. 10/ No. 43 Writing in the Wall Street Journal’s opinion section, Lee E. Ohanian urges the U.S. to respond to the turmoil in the financial markets by opening the door to more immigrants. “We should encourage the immigration of prime-age individuals,” he writes. “Increasing immigration would increase the demand for housing and raise home prices. And note that the benefit would be immediate. Home prices — and the value of subprime obligations …

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