The U.S. is on fire with COVID-19. According to the CDC, the U.S. has the highest number of deaths and positive test results in the world on a per capita basis. The White House hopes to stem the tide by hiding the data and requiring that all states should report to the White House and not the CDC. This follows the proven Greek tradition of killing the messenger to avoid the reality that you have lost a battle.

Another proposed solution is to reduce testing because as everyone knows if you step on a rusty nail and do not test for tetanus, you will never get tetanus. Testing, not disease, is the real cause.

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