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  • New CDC Numbers Show Lockdown’s Deadly Toll On Young People

    10/23/2020 3:48:30 PM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 18 replies
    The Daily Wire ^ | October 22, 2020 | Amanda Prestigiacomo
    The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed Wednesday that young adults aged 25-44 years saw the largest increase in “excess” deaths from previous years, a stunning 26.5% jump. The notable increase even surpassed the jump in excess deaths of older Americans, who are at much higher risk of COVID-19 fatality. Moreover, according to the CDC, 100,947 excess deaths were not linked to COVID-19 at all. Since such young people are at very low risk for COVID-19 fatality — 20-49-year-olds have a 99.98% chance of surviving the virus, per CDC data — it has been suggested that the shocking...
  • Donald Trump: America Would Be In ‘Massive Depression’ if I Totally Listened to the Scientists

    10/19/2020 6:48:42 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 19 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/18/2020 | Charlie Spiering
    President Donald Trump defended his handling of the coronavirus pandemic on Sunday at a campaign rally in Carson City, Nevada. He mocked former Vice President Joe Biden for repeatedly saying that he would follow the advice of scientists regarding public lockdowns and economic shutdowns.
  • All Of The Bad News In 2020 Is Causing A Shockingly High Number Of Americans To “Seriously Consider” Suicide

    09/13/2020 12:07:45 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 33 replies
    eotad ^ | 9/10/20 | Michael Snyder
    This is a very difficult article for me to write, but I definitely need to write it. All over the country, people are considering suicide because of all the bad things that have happened this year, and things are only going to get even more challenging in 2021 and beyond. This greatly grieves me, because suicide is never the answer to anything, and I wish that I could sit down individually with every person that is considering suicide and get them to understand this. Our lives are meant to be lived with purpose, passion and great joy, and that doesn’t...
  • US Divorce Rates, Depression Soar Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

    09/04/2020 11:12:40 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 16 replies
    gateway pundit ^ | 9/3/2020 | Eric A. Blair
    It’s not just the loss of jobs, the end of school for children or the nonstop panic the mainstream is stirring up in an effort to knock out President Trump. The COVID-19 panic is having even more profound effects on the American society. “The number of people looking for divorces was 34 percent higher from March through June compared to 2019, according to new data collected Legal Templates, a company that provides legal documents,” Fox News reported. The combination of stress, unemployment, financial strain, death of loved ones, illness, homeschooling children, mental illnesses, and more has put a significant strain...
  • Book Review: 'The End of Economic Man'

    08/31/2020 8:04:40 AM PDT · by tbw2 · 7 replies
    Hubpages ^ | 01/15/16 | Tamara Wilhite
    “The End of Economic Man” by Peter Drucker was written as an analysis of the social factors that led to the rise of fascism. The first version was written in the early years of World War 2, while updated introductions were written in the decades after the war. Drucker has a unique insight into the social factors of fascism’s rise separate from the political and economic one. What are the lessons we can learn from “The End of Economic Man”, a book considered so important it was given to every British officer school graduate during World War 2?
  • Why the Great Depression of 2020 Will Be Different

    08/26/2020 8:33:00 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 24 replies
    Return to Order ^ | August 25, 2020 | Julio Loredo
    They are already calling the current pandemic-induced economic crisis, “The Great Depression of 2020.” The paradigm is, of course, the Great Depression of 1929 that substantially changed the world’s model of development, signaling the onset of State intervention in the economy (the welfare state). Analysts are also calling it “The Great Jump Backwards,” because it will push the world back in time by canceling three decades of economic development. International agencies estimate the contraction in GNP worldwide at -5.2%. The Eurozone with be the hardest hit with -9.1%. “It is the worst economic recession since 1870, a devastating blow for...
  • Under Gov. Newsom’s Rules, School Has Become ‘Netflix And Disney Plus.’ Parents Are Taking Legal Action

    08/26/2020 7:39:52 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    The Federalist ^ | August 26, 2020 | Kylee Zempel
    As big government makes one-size-fits-all decisions for California families, leaving kids without essential resources and their constitutionally guaranteed right to education, parents are asking, 'What does that future look like?' California students have officially kicked off their school year, but they’ve hardly gone “back to school.” Thanks to Gov. Gavin Newsom, 34 counties are on the so-called state monitoring list as of this writing, meaning children in those counties are barred from attending in-person classes.In coordination with the Dhillon Law Group, a band of California parents filed a lawsuit with a U.S. District Court challenging the Democrat governor’s mandate and...
  • Horowitz: ,College kids much more likely to die from car wrecks, alcohol, or drugs than virus

    08/22/2020 8:48:40 PM PDT · by george76 · 19 replies
    Conservative Review. ^ | August 20, 2020 | Daniel Horowitz ·
    As you send your kids off to college, you might be apprehensive about them getting killed. But if you follow the data instead of the media, you will understand that they are exponentially more likely to die from a car accident or from getting convinced to drink or shoot up drugs than from COVID-19. ... What is shocking and laughable, yet tragic at the same time, is the lack of recognition that not wearing masks (even assuming they work) is the least of the “high-risk” behavior on campuses. ... Drugs, alcohol, and deadly car crashes, unfortunately, are not limited by...
  • Chinese Authorities Crack Down as Panicking Citizens Make Runs on Banks

    08/17/2020 11:04:12 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 26 replies
    The Western Journal ^ | 16 August 2020 | Jared Harris
    Cracks that were already beginning to show are now becoming even more apparent as strained global relations and COVID-19 restrictions appear to have citizens wary of the nation’s economy. Now, authorities are cracking down in an attempt to prevent a full collapse of confidence in the country’s financial system. The most recent trouble came Aug. 3, as citizens made a run on the Bank of Huludao in Liaoning Province, China, according to The Epoch Times. Customers packed the lobby one day after news broke that former bank president Wang Xueling was being investigated for allegedly violating Chinese Communist Party law....
  • Researchers Doubt That Certain Mental Disorders Are Disorders At All

    08/16/2020 7:15:14 PM PDT · by krny9 · 79 replies
    Forbes ^ | 8/11/2020 | Alison Escalante
    What if mental disorders like anxiety, depression or post-traumatic stress disorder aren’t mental disorders at all? In a compelling new paper, biological anthropologists call on the scientific community to rethink mental illness. With a thorough review of the evidence, they show good reasons to think of depression or PTSD as responses to adversity rather than chemical imbalances. And ADHD could be a way of functioning that evolved in an ancestral environment, but doesn’t match the way we live today. Adaptive responses to adversity Mental disorders are routinely treated by medication under the medical model. So why are the anthropologists who...
  • Victoria, A State of Disaster

    08/08/2020 3:49:50 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 16 replies
    XYZ ^ | August 9, 2020 | Mark Moncrieff
    A week ago, on Sunday the 2nd August 2020 at 1:43pm the State of Victoria was declared to be in a State of Disaster. This was of course due to Covid-19. Between the start of February and the 2nd August, 123 people have died with Covid-19 in their body in Victoria. 123! A State of Disaster basically means that the government can use all government resources, including financial to help to alleviate any disaster. Are we in a disaster? In 2018 there were 158,493 recorded deaths in Australia, that works out to 434 deaths a day. As of the 6th...
  • Depression may have caused woman to believe she was a chicken

    07/29/2020 4:34:04 AM PDT · by billorites · 44 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 28, 2020 | Hannah Sparks
    When being a human gets too hard, the brain will cope with psychological stress in fascinating ways. While most of the 260 million people worldwide who suffer from depression will have common symptoms, such as sadness, fatigue, disinterest and sleeplessness, an exceedingly rare few could lose their humanity completely — by assuming the identity of an animal, according to researchers at KU Leuven in Belgium. In the Dutch medical journal Tijdschrift voor Psychiatrie, psychologists described the case of one 54-year-old woman, unnamed in their case study, who was found in her garden “clucking and crowing like a rooster” — a...
  • Michelle Obama suffering from 'low-grade depression': What is it and what are the symptoms?

    08/06/2020 11:41:54 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 113 replies
    Yahoo! Health ^ | 8/6/20 | Marie Claire Dorking
    Michelle Obama has revealed she is suffering from “low-grade depression” due to worries over the coronavirus pandemic, racial injustice and the Trump administration. The former First Lady, 56, made the remarks in the latest episode of The Michelle Obama Podcast released on Spotify on Wednesday. Mrs Obama said she has been struggling with her exercise routine and sleep. “I’m waking up in the middle of the night because I’m worrying about something or there’s a heaviness,” she admitted. “I try to make sure I get a workout in, although there have been periods throughout this quarantine where I just have...
  • The US Economy Actually Contracted 9.4% in the 2nd Quarter 2020 – Not the 32.9% Reported by the Liberal MSM

    07/30/2020 7:41:52 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 07/30/2020 | Joe Hoft
    The MSM can no longer be trusted. Their fact checkers are worse. We learned this before the bogus Russia collusion Mueller fraud was shared nightly for three years on every MSM channel. Today we have another example of how the MSM will do all they can to denigrate and slander the Trump Administration and the American people. The US Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) released their initial results for the GDP in the 2nd Quarter of 2020 on Wednesday. In the initial summary the BEA reported that Real gross domestic product (GDP) decreased at an annual rate of 32.9 percent...
  • It’s Not 1968 the Dems Want, It’s 1932

    06/03/2020 10:20:54 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 28 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 3, 2020 | Paul Curry
    American cities are burning. Civil unrest is beyond a boiling point. Racial tensions are flaring up from coast to coast. Riots are everywhere. A familiar and often repeated narrative from the media is a likening of today’s America to another tumultuous time in our shared history, that of 1968. In ’68, a pivotal presidential campaign was underway against the backdrop of a divided America. The assassinations of Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy, coupled with a growing opposition to the war in Vietnam, had America appearing to tear itself apart at the seams. In this election year, there does indeed...
  • US weekly jobless claims total 3.169 million, bringing seven-week tally to 33.5 million

    05/08/2020 3:49:36 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 7 replies
    CNBC ^ | 7 may 2020 | Jeff Cox
    KEY POINTS Jobless claims last week totaled 3.17 million, the Labor Department reported Thursday. Though the numbers remain elevated, it’s the lowest total since shortly after the coronavirus was declared a pandemic. The seven-week running total is now 33.5 million. Unemployment rolls continued to swell in the U.S. last week, though jobless claims hit their lowest level since the economy went into lockdown made to battle the coronavirus pandemic. First-time filings for unemployment insurance hit 3.17 million last week, bringing the total to 33.5 million over the past seven weeks, the Labor Department reported Thursday. The total was slightly higher...
  • Why the Current Unemployment Is Worse Than the Great Depression

    05/05/2020 7:08:06 PM PDT · by Pining_4_TX · 49 replies
    Independent Institute ^ | 04/27/20 | Robert P. Murphy
    The latest report on new unemployment claims was abysmal, coming in at 4.4 million last week, some 100,000 more than surveyed economists had expected. The continuous claims came in at just under 16 million, an all-time record. Mainstream labor economists estimate that, all things considered, the actual unemployment rate now (which is only officially reported with a lag) is above 20 percent—a rate not seen since the darkest days of the Great Depression. Indeed, all of the job gains since the Great Recession have been wiped out in just a matter of weeks. What’s worse, even though the official unemployment...
  • Why Depressed Moms Often Depress Their Kids, And How To Stop The Cycle

    05/04/2020 6:22:17 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 20 replies
    The Federalist ^ | May 4, 2020 | A.D.P. Efferson
    Carrying the weight of a parent’s unhappiness is a heavy burden for a child. It makes sense that children prone to self-blame would develop anxiety from their mother's depression. We’ve all heard the saying, “If mom’s unhappy, everyone’s unhappy.” I think it’s a little unfair to moms, but it’s meant as a playful way of saying what most of us have experienced at some point: Moms set the mood for the family. If mom is unhappy, the whole family feels it. Mothers wield tremendous influence in the home, and for most families this isn’t a problem.Moms can have ups and...
  • Abercrombie is up to 50% off, plus an extra 35% off your entire purchase

    05/03/2020 5:36:09 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 36 replies
    The Houston Chronicle ^ | 1 May 2020 | Joshua Sargent
    The last time I took a math class, I was a junior in high school. Yes, I somehow made it through my undergrad education and my entire twenties without writing down any numbers that weren’t on a bar tab. For a long time I viewed this as a success, but now I’m trying to figure out how much money we’re saving on this Abercrombie Sale, and I’m super not sure. I think it’s a lot? The way it works is every item is sold at a reduced price (this super slim poplin shirt is normally $59, but now it’s $23.60)....
  • Eating meat IMPROVES mental health and one in three vegetarians are depressed, study claims

    04/29/2020 5:44:44 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 48 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 12:45 EDT, 29 April 2020 | Joe Pinkstone
    A vegetarian or vegan diet may be increasing the likelihood of depression, a US-based study has found. People with a plant-based diet were twice as likely to take prescription drugs for mental illness and nearly three times as likely to contemplate suicide. The report, which looked at more than 160,000 people, also found that a shocking one in three vegetarians suffer from depression or anxiety. Researchers reviewed 18 studies examining the relationship between mental health and eating meat, involving a total of 160,257 participants. They concluded that vegetarians and vegans had “significantly” higher rates or risk of depression, anxiety and...