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The Heartland Institute’s Donald Kendal, Justin Haskins, and Jim Lakely are joined by Charlie Katebi from Americans for Prosperity for episode 266 of the In The Tank Podcast. We are now 7 months into the lockdowns over the coronavirus with virtually no end in sight. However, more articles and experts are coming out raising doubt about the effectiveness of these restrictions. The crew discusses The Great Barrington Declaration as well as the Health Care Reimagined plan which calls for the permanent suspension of unnecessary and harmful health care regulations.
MAIN TOPIC – COVID LOCKDOWNS (7 MONTHS LATER)
The Hill – Fauci: COVID-19 outbreaks would have to ‘get really, really bad’ before advocating for national lockdown
FEE – 5 Charts That Show Sweden’s Strategy Worked. The Lockdowns Failed
WSJ (opinion) – The Failed Experiment of Covid Lockdowns
Newsweek – Fact check: Does the WHO Now Agree With Donald Trump on Ending Lockdowns?
Newsweek – Over 6,000 Scientists Sign ‘Anti-Lockdown’ Petition Saying It’s Causing ‘Irreparable Damange’
NYT – White House embraces a declaration from scientists that opposes lockdowns and relies on “herd immunity.”
SECONDARY TOPIC – HEALTH CARE REIMAGINED
Americans for Prosperity – Health Care Reimagined
Americans for Prosperity – Removing regulatory barriers has helped hospitals save lives during the pandemic
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