Articles by Julie Kelly

Why is Queens the Hotspot of Hotspots in the Nation’s Coronavirus Crisis?

ccording to reports, the death toll from coronavirus-related illness in the United States, according to some sources, reached 6,000 on Thursday. The country remains in lockdown and the economy is in freefall after the White House warned this week that between 100,000 to 200,000 people will die in the United States over the next few […]

Hockey Sticks, Changing Goal Posts, and Hysteria

ast year, Glacier National Park in Montana began removing signs that warned visitors the park’s gigantic glaciers would start melting away by 2020 due to global warming. Park officials altered other climate change flair such as brochures and displays to postpone the threat to sometime in “future generations.” Like so many claims about the catastrophic […]

Dangerous Curves

f you weren’t very ill in late January or February, you probably know someone who was. The complaints often sounded the same: A fever for days, a stubborn and unusual-sounding cough, a persistent sore throat—the severity of the symptoms seemed worse than the usual influenza. Doctors, assuming it was a version of the seasonal flu, […]

Covid Closures Expose Insidious Effects of Michelle Obama’s School Lunch Program

s schools shut down across the nation over fears of the COVID-19 illness, it appears that administrators are less concerned about how to educate children and more worried about how to feed them. A basic parental task—making sure your child has breakfast and lunch during the day—like so many aspects of family life, has been […]

Instead of Bracing for Coronavirus, Democrats Focused on Impeachment

n January 15, House Democrats delivered two articles of impeachment to the United States Senate. Democrats knew the Republican-controlled Senate would not have enough votes to convict President Trump. But that didn’t deter House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) from wasting government time, resources, and attention for months in a doomed effort to remove Donald Trump […]

Without Consequences or Penalties, FISA Should Expire

Two years ago, a controversial memo first alerted the public to the politicized use of a secret court to spy on Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. At the time, most Americans—myself included—knew next to nothing about the clandestine workings of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court. Most Americans trusted that the law enforcement, intelligence, and judicial “experts” […]