Discover more from Rational Ground by Justin Hart
An Awful August in Review - Part 1
A month full of charts, rebuttals, predictions, pushback and insults.
Event notice: Join Justin Hart and Julie Kelly in a discussion about the events and arrests stemming from January 6th in Washington, D.C. Tuesday, August 31 - 6:00pm Pacific Time.
We knew something was afoot when Andy Slavitt, the now retired special advisor on COVID to the White House, started hinting at something coming in August.
For some reason the ever-powerful unelected health expert has determined that they can thwart and stop the course of a viral pathogen.
They tried to aim all guns at Governor DeSantis but he was having none of it:
All eyes were on Florida when things started to turn and you realize - everyone has to go through the gauntlet eventually.
The main problem is we have completely messed up the way we evaluate risk. When it comes down to it the primary factor is “how old are you?”
The other factor is: are you dying of something already. Consider:
Less than 1% of deaths had no chronic conditions.
96% of deaths had 2+ conditions.
Nearly 70% had 6 or MORE co-morbidities.
Then in August some serious concerns were raised about vaccine efficacy. Even as the mandates flowed it was very evident that this was very different from what they promised:
From CDC data it was evident that many of the decisions around vaccine potency were made during a “trough” of cases:
Of course, vaccines seem to have some good prowess especially for severe illnesses and hospitalizations. The finger-wagging started right away - “this is a pandemic of the unvaccinated” which wasn’t the case at all. There is no correlation that I can see for "low vax" counties and "high hospitalizations"
But school was afoot and some of the bravest voices were seen in front of school and county boards:
Part II tomorrow!