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The Untold Story of the Unspent Covid Dollars

It was recently uncovered that back in July, Sen. Joe Manchin outlined his views on the $3.5 trillion social spending package in a memo to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer.  In that document, Manchin specified that no funds should be distributed until after all the money from the $1.9 trillion …

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Mixed Messaging On Boosters Leaves Americans Dazed And Confused

The Food and Drug Administration recently revised its emergency use authorization for Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine by approving a booster shot for individuals 65 and older, immunocompromised adults, and people with a high risk of exposure to the virus at work. It’s an exciting development for the nearly 80% of vaccinated Americans who want a …

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New Survey Shows Government Hurting Minority Small Business Recovery

Small businesses have still not fully recovered from the Covid-19 pandemic.  A new survey from the UC Berkeley Institute of Governmental Studies shows that California minority-owned small businesses have been struggling most of all. According to the survey, 18 percent of California Latino small business owners surveyed, and 13 percent …

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The FDA’s waiting game is costing children’s lives

This week, Pfizer-BioNTech submitted data to the Food and Drug Administration demonstrating the safety and effectiveness of its COVID-19 vaccine in children ages 5 to 11. The duo is expected to apply for emergency-use authorization in the coming weeks. Federal regulators have promised they’ll “urgently” review the data. The FDA’s …

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We Should Not Lose Sight of the Upcoming Flu Season

As the Food and Drug Administration contemplates booster shots and a myriad of other regulatory issues related to the COVID-19 vaccine, it is essential to reiterate the importance of a vaccine that is available and recommended for every age group at no cost to the patient — the influenza vaccine. …

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30 Million Real Men Don’t Have Jobs

I recently read an eye-popping article by business writer Andy Serwer, who reported that nearly one-third of working-age men in America “aren’t doing diddly squat. They don’t have a job, and they aren’t looking for one either.”  All total, that’s nearly 30 million men. “How do they live? What are …

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Dr. Henry Miller Weighs In on Biden COVID Vaccine Plan

Biden Plan May Require 2/3 of American Workforce to Either Get Vaccinated or Weekly COVID-19 Tests President Biden laid out a six-step plan to control the spread of the highly infectious coronavirus Delta variant and get more Americans vaccinated against COVID-19. “We have the tools to combat the virus,” he …

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Corey DeAngelis – School Choice and Covid-19

PRI’s podcast guest this week is Corey DeAngelis, executive director of the Educational Freedom Institute, director of research for the National Federation for Children, and a fellow at the Cato Institute and the Reason Foundation. He is interviewed by PRI’s director of the Young Leaders Circle, Evan Harris. They discuss …

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The Real Vaccine Skeptics Work at the FDA

Demonstrators in 50 cities across the country took the streets last month to demand a government takeover of America’s health system. The Democrats who control Washington are trying to give those activists what they’re asking for, albeit in piecemeal fashion. In recent weeks, they’ve proposed lowering Medicare’s eligibility age and adding dental, vision and hearing benefits …

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New Research Shows Covid Impact on Student Learning Loss and Mental Health

With uncertainty over the impact of the COVID-19 Delta variant on the start of the upcoming school year, new research shows the extent of learning loss and mental health problems experienced by students during the pandemic-caused school closures.  Not coincidentally, state and federal data also show that parents are increasingly …

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The Untold Story of the Unspent Covid Dollars

It was recently uncovered that back in July, Sen. Joe Manchin outlined his views on the $3.5 trillion social spending package in a memo to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer.  In that document, Manchin specified that no funds should be distributed until after all the money from the $1.9 trillion …

Commentary

Mixed Messaging On Boosters Leaves Americans Dazed And Confused

The Food and Drug Administration recently revised its emergency use authorization for Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine by approving a booster shot for individuals 65 and older, immunocompromised adults, and people with a high risk of exposure to the virus at work. It’s an exciting development for the nearly 80% of vaccinated Americans who want a …

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New Survey Shows Government Hurting Minority Small Business Recovery

Small businesses have still not fully recovered from the Covid-19 pandemic.  A new survey from the UC Berkeley Institute of Governmental Studies shows that California minority-owned small businesses have been struggling most of all. According to the survey, 18 percent of California Latino small business owners surveyed, and 13 percent …

Commentary

The FDA’s waiting game is costing children’s lives

This week, Pfizer-BioNTech submitted data to the Food and Drug Administration demonstrating the safety and effectiveness of its COVID-19 vaccine in children ages 5 to 11. The duo is expected to apply for emergency-use authorization in the coming weeks. Federal regulators have promised they’ll “urgently” review the data. The FDA’s …

Commentary

We Should Not Lose Sight of the Upcoming Flu Season

As the Food and Drug Administration contemplates booster shots and a myriad of other regulatory issues related to the COVID-19 vaccine, it is essential to reiterate the importance of a vaccine that is available and recommended for every age group at no cost to the patient — the influenza vaccine. …

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30 Million Real Men Don’t Have Jobs

I recently read an eye-popping article by business writer Andy Serwer, who reported that nearly one-third of working-age men in America “aren’t doing diddly squat. They don’t have a job, and they aren’t looking for one either.”  All total, that’s nearly 30 million men. “How do they live? What are …

Commentary

Dr. Henry Miller Weighs In on Biden COVID Vaccine Plan

Biden Plan May Require 2/3 of American Workforce to Either Get Vaccinated or Weekly COVID-19 Tests President Biden laid out a six-step plan to control the spread of the highly infectious coronavirus Delta variant and get more Americans vaccinated against COVID-19. “We have the tools to combat the virus,” he …

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Corey DeAngelis – School Choice and Covid-19

PRI’s podcast guest this week is Corey DeAngelis, executive director of the Educational Freedom Institute, director of research for the National Federation for Children, and a fellow at the Cato Institute and the Reason Foundation. He is interviewed by PRI’s director of the Young Leaders Circle, Evan Harris. They discuss …

Commentary

The Real Vaccine Skeptics Work at the FDA

Demonstrators in 50 cities across the country took the streets last month to demand a government takeover of America’s health system. The Democrats who control Washington are trying to give those activists what they’re asking for, albeit in piecemeal fashion. In recent weeks, they’ve proposed lowering Medicare’s eligibility age and adding dental, vision and hearing benefits …

Blog

New Research Shows Covid Impact on Student Learning Loss and Mental Health

With uncertainty over the impact of the COVID-19 Delta variant on the start of the upcoming school year, new research shows the extent of learning loss and mental health problems experienced by students during the pandemic-caused school closures.  Not coincidentally, state and federal data also show that parents are increasingly …

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