by Karl Denninger
Terrorism (n): The calculated use of unlawful violence or threat of unlawful violence to inculcate fear; intended to coerce or to intimidate governments or societies in the pursuit of goals that are generally political, religious, or ideological. (Department of Defense Dictionary)
It’s interesting to contemplate that the “strict” meaning of the word “violence” does not include releasing or potentiating the effects of infectious or poisonous agents, yet such is clearly terrorism. It therefore follows that causing death by infectious or poisonous agents by either intentionally ignoring known means to stop said death when undertaken for political or ideological purposes fits the definition.
Back in February, March and April of 2020 when Covid-19 first started knocking people over in the US in size we had good reason to believe a significant number of existing off-patent, inexpensive drugs and other therapies might work to blunt the pandemic’s impact. We did not know which ones would work but we had reason to believe any or all of the following might along with several more. I wrote on them at the time, and the record stands in the published works of many, myself included.