!!!Science!!! vs. Science

Here’s a lovely article from American Thinker.  A sample:

Early on President Trump relayed the good news that a cocktail of Hydroxychloroquine, zinc, and Azithromycin showed great promise when given to newly infected patients.
An avalanche of political attacks immediately followed.  A myth, preached by Dr. Anthony Fauci, said the cocktail had no effect on the viral infection, that it actually was dangerous.  The FDA warned against using the long proven safe drug Hydroxychloroquine.  The respected medical journal, The Lancet, published (and later retracted) an article against its use.  No debate was allowed.  “Medical Science” proclaimed that the cocktail was useless.  Authoritarian State Governments banned its use.
Doctors on the frontlines knew otherwise.  My doctor specializes in infectious medicine.  All nearby doctors go to him when they get sick.  From the beginning of the epidemic he worked literally day and night to save lives.  Sometimes he failed.  Most times he succeeded.
I asked him if he used the Hydroxychloroquine cocktail and if it really worked.  He did, and it did.  He then surprised me when he used unexpectedly strong language to castigate Fauci and all those who had politicized the epidemic.

The rest of the piece is equally fine.


  1. These are the same people who believe “The Science is Settled” . … and every Science Teacher from 1900 to 1980 rolls over in their grave. These people either never took a Science Class in 8th Grade or skated through on their looks. They certainly never learned any actual “Science”.

    My wife ( an actual Professional Rocket Scientist – i”m just an Engineer ) was on Hydroxychloroquine for her 3rd case of Lyme Disease and it worked miracles to finally clear most of it …. until she started to see some of the predicted side effects her Doctor had warned about and so she stopped. …..but it did the job as intended. Still holding on to half a bottle.

    Never get get your Science from some media type who took ” Gender Studies ” instead of a STEM Course.

    ……. and adding Art to make the acronym into STEAM just compounds the problem.

  2. Great post and great article as well.

    The word “science” has now been been added to my personal list of words that, when I hear them used (inappropriately, of course), just add to the stress of living in Joe Biden’s America (and in my case, Tony Ever’s Wisconsin). They are as follows: (and the list continues to grow)


    The left has hijacked our schools, our media, our tech, our industries, our government….why not our language as well.

    Is it cocktail hour yet?

        1. Or Methodist. There it’s Cocktail Hour whenever you find yourself in the basement.

  3. I hate that malignant, incompetent litle homonculus with the heat of a thousand suns. Somebody needs to give him a tire iron shampoo.

    COVID will never go away because he would then fade back into deserved obscurity; no way is he going to give up the spotlight and attention.

    1. You’d think he’d be satisfied being the most highly paid employee of the U.S. Gov’t?

  4. One of my pet peeves: Science is NEVER settled.

    From the 1600s to the 1900s, the science was settled that, according to Newton, if you applied a force to a mass, you got acceleration, and as long as you kept up the force the acceleration would continue to whatever velocity you may wish. Then along came Einstein who said (rather literally as it turns out) “Not to fast!” The Nazi’s apparently published a book called something like 100 scientists against Einstein to debunk his “Jewish science”, his response? “Why did they need 100? If I was wrong one would be enough”.

    So to paraphrase Wesley/Dread-Pirate-Roberts: Science is never settled. Anyone who tells you otherwise is selling something.

  5. Also remember that !!!Science!!! (or even science) cannot give political answers.

    For example, science tells me that if I take all the lawyers and put them on a ship, then sail out to the deepest part of the ocean, then sink it – the American judicial system would suddenly improve drastically. But even if the !!!Science!!! is real, killing all the lawyers would be, uhh, wrong. I guess. Something about civil liberties and stuff.

  6. Never forget:

    LOBOTOMY was once settled science and the standard of care treatment of choice for a shockingly wide list of ailments.

    The science as so settled that courts used to order lobotomies with impunity.

    Court. Ordered. Lobotomies.

    That should send a chill through your soul.

    1. IIRC, JFK’s family had that done to his sister. I don’t recall why, maybe too much of a free spirit?

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