By Ben Johnson -
A week before Christmas, President Joe Biden issued a stern and apocalyptic warning to the great unvaccinated masses: “We are looking at a winter of severe illness and death for the unvaccinated — for themselves, their families, and the hospitals they’ll soon overwhelm.” Thus far, the Omicron variant has almost universally produced mild or asymptomatic cases. Meanwhile, a record-high pandemic of overdose deaths has swept across America, largely without comment from the Biden administration — perhaps because the president’s policies have worsened the death toll.
(Read how Gov. Pritzker parrots Biden HERE)
From May 2020 to May 2021, America reached a deadly milestone: 100,255 Americans died of drug overdoses, the first time more than 100,000 people died in such a way. By comparison, there were about half as many overdose deaths (57,252) in May 2016.