Monique Chartier

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What’s in (the Lack of) a Rhode Island Doctor’s License? In This Case, Not Much.

By Monique Chartier | April 17, 2022 |

Please check out my new article on the Ocean State Current when you have a minute.  It’s about an attempt by WPRO’s afternoon drive time host to discredit one of the few data professionals who brings forward honest, panoramic COVID-19 data by pointing out that he does not have a Rhode Island physician’s license.  Oopsie,…

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Governor McKee Declines to Comment about 854 Unvaccinated Health Care Workers

By Monique Chartier | March 13, 2022 |

We recently learned, deep in a Rhode Island Department of Health report, that as of last month, 854 unvaccinated healthcare workers have been permitted to continue to work without medical exemption in violation of the state’s vaccine mandate.   Major credit to Dr. Andrew Bostom for finding and publicizing this remarkable and disturbing document. Further…

The Easy, Scientific Way for Gov McKee To Facilitate Real Continuity of Care for Dr. Skoly’s Patients

By Monique Chartier | January 21, 2022 |

In early October, the Rhode Island Department of Health and then-Director Nicole Alexander Scott ordered Dr. Stephen Skoly to to stop caring for patients, stating that he was an “imminent threat to the health of the public” because he declined to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Dr. Skoly has natural immunity against the disease and has…

Gov McKee’s Vaccine Mandate Sidelined 1,300 Healthcare Workers; DOH Greenlights COVID-Positive Healthcare Workers

By Monique Chartier | January 2, 2022 |

Governor Dan McKee implemented an inflexible COVID-19 vaccine mandate on Rhode Island’s healthcare workers in the midst of a healthcare worker shortage. How much did the mandate exacerbate under-staffing? Director of Health Dr. Nicole Alexander Scott was asked this at a press conference on November 16. “It’s a contributing factor that is small in the…

No Indication McKee Administration Conducted Analysis of Impact of Vaccine Mandate

By Monique Chartier | December 27, 2021 |

On October 1, Rhode Island Governor Dan McKee ordered the enforcement of a vaccine mandate on Rhode Island healthcare workers. Governor McKee’s vaccine mandate would almost certainly sideline healthcare workers (who did not get vaccinated), though the number would not be knowable at the planning stage. And there would be a corresponding impact on public…

Let’s Hear ALL Information about Omicron, Even the Positive

By Monique Chartier | November 29, 2021 |

A new variant of COVID-19, Omicron, (don’t ask what happened to Xi!) has been identified in South Africa. It took only a ten second search to find this important and comparatively positive information about Omicron. Omicron is reported to be seven times more contagious than the Delta variant and yet in the last two months,…

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Granholm’s Guffawing Aside, Why Only Non-American Oil to Ease the “Global Energy Crisis”?

By Monique Chartier | November 15, 2021 |

As you have undoubtedly noticed, the price of gasoline has risen sharply since January and heating bills are expected to jump by as much as 54% this winter. The cause is Economics 101: inadequate supply is driving up price.  In fact, one of President Biden’s senior energy advisors has acknowledged this and called on non-American…

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McKee & Alexander-Scott: COVID Didn’t Crash RI’s Healthcare? Let us Take a Whack!

By Monique Chartier | October 3, 2021 |

Hospitals, healthcare facilities and nursing homes around Rhode Island have been dutifully firing their valued, ESSENTIAL employees to comply with Rhode Island’s rigid edict that all healthcare workers must receive the COVID-19 vaccine or lose their license. Over ninety health care facilities, including Rhode Island Hospital, Miriam Hospital and dozens of nursing homes, were not…

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No Specific Answers by R.I. Congressional Delegation on Afghanistan

By Monique Chartier | August 25, 2021 |

No member of Rhode Island’s congressional delegation responded to Anchor Rising’s questions or addressed the plight of potentially stranded Americans or Afghan allies.

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Oh Oh Cuomo

By Monique Chartier | August 13, 2021 |

Did you hear Governor Andrew Cuomo’s resignation speech?  If not, you may wish to take an antiemetic before listening to it.  (Transcript here.) His voice quavered with “emotion” at several points during the speech.  “I have slipped …”; “In my mind, I’ve never crossed the line”; “Excelsior” (really; towards the end). Oh oh.  So dramatic.…