Author Archives: Hail

The ancestry of Ron DeSantis: son of Florida, grandson of industrial Ohio, great-grandson of Italy


(10,500 words) (Jump to summary of points or table of contents.) (Jump directly to main “Ancestry of Ron DeSantis” section.) (Jump to comments.) _________________ What follows here is a long-form approach to Ron DeSantis, via a close look at his … Continue reading

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Tucker Carlson on the “Corona Cult”


(2000 words) (Jump to comments.) _____________ “The Cult of Coronavirus. Like all religions, it has its own sacraments, its own sacred texts…” These are some of the words influential US right-wing figure Tucker Carlson used in his opening segment of … Continue reading

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“All Life-Years Matter” — On the Corona-Panic’s social and economic costs vs. Covid-deaths; an Appeal to the Pro-Panic side


Jump to Comments 6900 words (See also previous recent posts: “Where are the high-profile opinion-leaders for the Corona Anti-Panic Side?” (Feb. 20); “Wuhan-Corona vs. previous flu-waves: You’ve lived through these, unaware, many times;” and all posts on the Corona-Panic.) All … Continue reading

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Where are the high-profile opinion-leaders for the Corona Anti-Panic side? (Peering into “Covid”-as-social-phenomenon)


Jump to Comments (2500 words) (Revised/Expanded: Feb. 20, edited Feb. 21) (TL;DR Summary, 125 words: Question: Why has Anti-Panic leadership during the ongoing Coronavirus Panic been so lacking, so apparently weak? Discussion: We can first ask, What is ‘Leadership’? There … Continue reading

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Against the Corona-Panic, Part XIX: Wuhan-Corona vs. previous flu waves (Sweden) quantified on near-final data for 2020: You’ve lived through these, unaware, many times


I present a Corona-Context graph. Plus corresponding data. We see Wuhan-Corona (the right-most upswing) in the context of the past ninety years. We can now say on firm/near-final data for 2020 that there is really nothing to be particularly alarmed … Continue reading

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