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Fauci hits back at critics accusing him of flip-flopping on masks. But he gave a completely different excuse last year.

Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief medical adviser to President Joe Biden, angrily responded in a recent podcast interview to accusations that he flip-flopped on face mask guidance during the pandemic.

Despite claiming that scientific data — not him — had changed, Fauci’s claim contradicted what he admitted in an interview last year when he explained the reason behind the vacillating face mask guidance in the early days of the pandemic.

What did Fauci say in the podcast?

Speaking on the New York Times podcast “Sway,” Fauci defended himself from accusations of flip-flopping on face masks.

The crux of the issue, of course, is that when the pandemic began last spring, leaders including Fauci urged Americans to neither buy face masks nor wear them. They later postulated face masks were the primary protective measure against COVID-19.

“The people who are giving the ad hominems are saying, ‘Ah, Fauci misled us. First he said no masks, then he said masks.’ Well, let me give you a flash: that’s the way science works. You work with the data you have at the time,” Fauci said.

“It is essential as scientist that you evolve your opinion and your recommendations based on the data as it evolves. That is the nature of science. It is a self-correcting process. And that’s the reason why I say people who then criticize me about that are actually criticizing science,” Fauci continued. “It was not a change because I felt like flip-flopping; it was a change because the evidence changed — the data changed.”

But what did Fauci say last year?

By June 2020, most states had implemented face masks mandates. Fauci was then asked by The Street why health experts did not recommend the wearing of face masks sooner.

According to Fauci, the updated recommendations had nothing to do with science, but everything to do with supply.

“Well, the reason for that is that we were concerned the public health community, and many people were saying this, were concerned that it was at a time when personal protective equipment, including the N95 masks and the surgical masks, were in very short supply. And we wanted to make sure that the people namely, the health care workers, who were brave enough to put themselves in a harm way, to take care of people who you know were infected with the coronavirus and the danger of them getting infected,” he said.

Anything else?

Former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb admitted in March that public health experts “probably over-relied on a flu-based model” of COVID-19, which resulted in mandating social distancing of at least 6 feet.

“The 6-foot distancing requirement has probably been the single costliest mitigation tactic we’ve employed in response to COVID,” Gottlieb said.

The unfortunate consequence of that miscalculation, Gottlieb explained, was that it “caused us to underestimate the utility of high-quality masks in reducing transmission” of COVID-19.

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Parents send face masks worn by children at school for lab analysis. Results show ‘dangerous pathogens’ on masks.

Exactly what gets collected on your face mask after hours of use? Many medical experts have claimed there are no health drawbacks to wearing face masks for long periods of time, as long as you regularly clean them or use a new covering each time you mask up.

But Florida parents, who are concerned about children wearing face masks at school, discovered recently that face masks actually catch a host of bacteria, many of which are “dangerous pathogens.”

What are the details?

The Gainesville parents sent six recently worn face masks to the University of Florida for laboratory testing. They discovered that face masks collect numerous bacteria that cause, in many cases, serious illnesses.

The parents wanted the face masks tested “because they were concerned about the potential of contaminants on masks that their children were forced to wear all day at school, taking them on and off, setting them on various surfaces, wearing them in the bathroom, etc.,” Rational Ground explained.

“We need to know what we are putting on the faces of our children each day. Masks provide a warm, moist environment for bacteria to grow,” parent Amanda Donoho told Rational Ground.

The tests, conducted by the University of Florida’s Mass Spectrometry Research and Education Center, discovered that five of the six masks contained a host of bacteria and three of the masks were contaminated with “dangerous pathogenic and pneumonia-causing bacteria.”

The 11 “dangerous pathogens” found on the masks are responsible for illnesses that include:

  • Pneumonia
  • Tuberculosis
  • Meningitis and Sepsis
  • Food poisoning from E. coli
  • Diphtheria
  • Lyme Disease
  • Urinary Tract Infections

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Half of the masks were contaminated with one or more strains of pneumonia-causing bacteria. One-third were contaminated with one or more strains of meningitis-causing bacteria. One-third were contaminated with dangerous, antibiotic-resistant bacterial pathogens. In addition, less dangerous pathogens were identified, including pathogens that can cause fever, ulcers, acne, yeast infections, strep throat, periodontal disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, and more.

The tested masks were new or had been freshly washed. They were worn by children ages 6-11 attending in-person school, while one was worn by an adult. Unworn masks and a T-shirt worn by one of the children were used as controls.

“No pathogens were found on the control,” Rational Ground noted.

What do doctors say?

Dr. Patrick Grant, a microbiologist at Florida Atlantic University, said last year that unwashed face masks do, indeed, accumulate harmful bacteria.

“It’s very common that we will eat and then put our mask back on and if we are sweating a little we are creating a really nice soup for this bacteria,” Grant said.

However, infectious disease specialist, Dr. Rossana Rosa, said the risk of pneumonia transmission, for example, due to accumulated infected particles on a face mask is nonexistent.

“The way bacterial pneumonia tends to develop is through aspirating — or breathing in — contents into the lungs. So, in terms of wearing a mask, the respiratory droplets you exhale that land on the inside of your mask that you then breath [sic] back in will not give you bacterial pneumonia,” Rosa explained. “If you have phlegm, you should find a way to safely spit it out. That way you aren’t at risk of breathing in large amounts of mucus or saliva into your lungs, which is how bacterial pneumonia develops.”

What is less clear, as the concerned Florida parents indicated, is the transmission risk when school children are taking off and putting on their face masks multiple times per school day to eat and drink. With the accumulation of harmful bacteria, the chances of falling sick would theoretically increase.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s latest guidance recommended that students continue wearing face masks through the 2020-21 school year.

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Fauci Says To Remain Afraid Of COVID And Get The Jab

Even as cases fall dramatically and people continue to take the experimental gene therapy jab, head medical tyrant Dr. Anthony Fauci has warned that we should all still be afraid.  We shouldn’t “declare victory,” he said.

We know these tyrants want us to stay in a constant state of panic-induced fear and will do anything to get people so terrified that they line up a disastrous injection they use propaganda to convince the already brainwashed masses to do whatever they want.

“We don’t want to declare victory prematurely because we still have a ways to go,” Fauci told the Guardian in an interview. “But the more and more people that can get vaccinated, as a community, the community will be safer and safer.”

The Memorial Holiday weekend marks the unofficial start of summer in the United States, and for at least 50% of the adult population that is fully vaccinated, it could usher in a season of maskless barbecues and trips to the beach, writes the Guardian. But if you don’t want to take the shot they want you muzzled until you comply.

Fauci is known for his flip-flopping on all issues surrounding the COVID-19 scamdemic, including the ritualistic shame muzzle, the ineffective “vaccine” that’s really a gene therapy, and what rules other humans should have to obey that he invents arbitrarily.

This guy is probably laughing at us daily because far too many haven’t figured it out yet. Even according to the ruling class’s own data, COVID was never a concern, let alone a pandemic.

Daily coronavirus cases have dropped 53% since 1 May, according to Johns Hopkins University data, but the rates are still high in the unvaccinated population and cases are growing globally. Already there have been more global cases in 2021 than in all of 2020, according to Johns Hopkins University data. –The Guardian

But now they have the good ole “fear the variant” narrative going.

“As long as there is some degree of activity throughout the world, there’s always a danger of variants emerging and diminishing somewhat the effectiveness of our vaccines,” said Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (Niaid).

So the rulers still need you to turn our your critical thinking, and line up like the tax cattle we are and just take the shot. In fact, they will make it easy on you.

“Today, in our current day, the accessibility and the convenience of getting a vaccine is really rather striking,” Fauci said. And the mainstream media will push out the constant propaganda to convince all the holdouts:

But until the overwhelming majority of Americans have been vaccinated, the Covid-19 risk is still high in the US.

As of Friday, 59.1% of Americans 12 and older had received their first dose of the vaccine and 47.4% were fully vaccinated, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC). –The Guardian

You all know what I’m going to say. Don’t turn off your critical thinking. Keep asking questions even if others poke fun or ridicule. It’s about the best skill we can employ during these times of universal deciet.

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Buttigieg confronted on science for face mask mandates on airplanes — he admits it’s a ‘matter of respect’

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg admitted Sunday that continued face mask requirements on public transportation under the jurisdiction of federal regulators is a “matter of respect” — not science.

Just last month, the Transportation Security Administration extended face mask requirements “across all transportation networks throughout the United States, including at airports, onboard commercial aircraft, on over-the-road buses, and on commuter bus and rail systems through September 13.”

The requirement went into effect on Feb. 1, less than two weeks after President Joe Biden’s inauguration.

What did Buttigieg say?

Despite proponents of pandemic-related restrictions arguing protective measures are necessary because science supports them, Buttigieg said Sunday that continued restrictions on transportation is not a matter of science at all.

Buttigieg’s admission came despite the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention saying that fully vaccinated people can basically return to normal life, which now includes more than half of all U.S. adults. Most states and municipalities have responded by dropping most, if not all, pandemic related restrictions or announced intentions to do so in the near future.

During an interview on ABC’s “This Week,” host Martha Raddatz questioned Buttigieg why federal transportation guidelines deviate from CDC recommendations.

Buttigieg claimed “the differences have to do with the physical space” and alleged restrictions are “driven by public health considerations,” but said that, ultimately, continuing to wear a face mask and follow pandemic-related restrictions the CDC says are no longer necessary for fully vaccinated Americans is about “respect.”

“It’s a matter of safety but it’s also a matter of respect,” Buttigieg said. “And as we get back and as we’re so thankful to get back to the skies, to get back on the road, to get back to loved ones, let’s make sure we are doing it in a way that we can all be proud of.”


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In a separate interview on CNN’s “State of the Union,” host Jake Tapper asked Buttigieg what science supports continued pandemic restrictions on transportation.

Buttigieg, however, did not directly answer the question, other than restating the premise of the question — that public health rules are currently different on airplanes and trains.

“The Biden administration says you will always follow the science. What science is there that says that a fully vaccinated person needs to wear a mask on a plane or a train or a bus?” Tapper asked.

“The public health guidance is a little bit different for situations like planes and trains,” Buttigeg responded.

“Of course, these rules and regulations and these bodies of guidance always evolve with the science,” he added. “But the bottom line is, we have a set of rules in place to keep people safe. And I really hope that travelers will respect flight attendants, bus operators, workers, anybody who is simply doing their job to keep people safe.”

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Buttigieg confronted on science for face mask mandates on airplanes — he admits it’s a ‘matter of respect’

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg admitted Sunday that continued face mask requirements on public transportation under the jurisdiction of federal regulators is a “matter of respect” — not science.

Just last month, the Transportation Security Administration extended face mask requirements “across all transportation networks throughout the United States, including at airports, onboard commercial aircraft, on over-the-road buses, and on commuter bus and rail systems through September 13.”

The requirement went into effect on Feb. 1, less than two weeks after President Joe Biden’s inauguration.

What did Buttigieg say?

Despite proponents of pandemic-related restrictions arguing protective measures are necessary because science supports them, Buttigieg said Sunday that continued restrictions on transportation is not a matter of science at all.

Buttigieg’s admission came despite the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention saying that fully vaccinated people can basically return to normal life, which now includes more than half of all U.S. adults. Most states and municipalities have responded by dropping most, if not all, pandemic related restrictions or announced intentions to do so in the near future.

During an interview on ABC’s “This Week,” host Martha Raddatz questioned Buttigieg why federal transportation guidelines deviate from CDC recommendations.

Buttigieg claimed “the differences have to do with the physical space” and alleged restrictions are “driven by public health considerations,” but said that, ultimately, continuing to wear a face mask and follow pandemic-related restrictions the CDC says are no longer necessary for fully vaccinated Americans is about “respect.”

“It’s a matter of safety but it’s also a matter of respect,” Buttigieg said. “And as we get back and as we’re so thankful to get back to the skies, to get back on the road, to get back to loved ones, let’s make sure we are doing it in a way that we can all be proud of.”


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In a separate interview on CNN’s “State of the Union,” host Jake Tapper asked Buttigieg what science supports continued pandemic restrictions on transportation.

Buttigieg, however, did not directly answer the question, other than restating the premise of the question — that public health rules are currently different on airplanes and trains.

“The Biden administration says you will always follow the science. What science is there that says that a fully vaccinated person needs to wear a mask on a plane or a train or a bus?” Tapper asked.

“The public health guidance is a little bit different for situations like planes and trains,” Buttigeg responded.

“Of course, these rules and regulations and these bodies of guidance always evolve with the science,” he added. “But the bottom line is, we have a set of rules in place to keep people safe. And I really hope that travelers will respect flight attendants, bus operators, workers, anybody who is simply doing their job to keep people safe.”

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Cafe charges extra fee to people who wear face mask, are caught ‘bragging’ about being vaccinated

A Northern California restaurant is now charging patrons an extra fee if they wear a face covering inside the restaurant or if they are heard “bragging” about being vaccinated for COVID-19.

What are the details?

Customers entering Fiddleheads Cafe in Mendocino, California, are being greeted with a sign posted on the restaurant’s front door warning them about the new charge.

“$5 FEE ADDED TO ORDERS PLACED WHILE WEARING A FACE MASK,” the message says.

The message tells customers they will be dinged with an “additional $5 fee” if they are “caught bragging” about having received the COVID-19 vaccine. The sign says that all proceeds collected from the pandemic-related fines will be “donated to local charities assisting domestic abuse victims.”

Cafe owner Chris Castleman told KNTV-TV some customers have paid the fee while others have responded with outrage.

Ultimately, however, he characterized the fee as an optional donation to charity, and suggested that he implemented the fee to demonstrate how “freedom of choice” has become a “foreign concept” in Democrat-controlled California.

“Customers either love it or hate it,” Castleman said. “There are people who refuse to pay it; I guess a $5 donation to charity is too much for them. Others have gladly paid it knowing that it goes to a good cause. I don’t force anyone to pay, I give them the freedom of choice, which seems to be a foreign concept in these parts of the country.”

In a separate interview, Castleman alluded to a common refrain used during the pandemic that wearing a face covering is a “small price to pay” to help protect yourself and others from COVID-19.

“I’ve been told this whole time that wearing a mask is a small price to pay,” Castleman told SFGate. “Some people get shocked by the sign but to see them turn around and get disgusted … when they’re asked to pay $5 [for charity], it’s not in their wheelhouse. It’s not something they’re choosing to do.”

Face masks are currently required in Mendocino County, where the cafe is located, including inside restaurants when patrons are not eating or drinking. Restaurants are also limited to 50% indoor capacity.

Anything else?

Castleman has a history of voicing his pandemic-related views.

In April, he posted a sign outside the restaurant that said, “THROW YOUR MASK(S) IN OUR TRASH BIN AND RECEIVE 50% OFF YOUR ORDER.”

Another sign, which has since been removed, said, “GET YOUR FREE COVID-19 VACCINE CARD HERE!”

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Grandmother arrested after not wearing face mask at school board meeting: ‘You’re not enforcing laws’

Kate Bossi, a grandmother and Sunday school teacher from New Hampshire, was arrested on Thursday after refusing to wear a face mask at a school board meeting.

What happened?

Just moments after Bossi arrived at the Timberlane Regional School Board meeting to demand that children no longer be required to wear face masks in school, police arrested Bossi for refusing to wear a face mask.

Video of the incident shows police officers forcibly arrest Bossi after she entered an auditorium without wearing a mask.

“You are violating my rights right now. You are remiss,” Bossi said.

Another man shouted, “Come on Sgt. Porter, you know this is wrong what they’re doing to our kids,” according to the New Hampshire Union Leader.

Jackie Wydola, the daughter of Bossi, also told officers, “Are you seriously doing this you guys. This is law enforcement. You’re not enforcing laws, you’re enforcing policy. That doesn’t matter.”

The meeting was planned to be held in-person, but was ultimately held remotely. “I didn’t want to jeopardize the health of the staff and the students,” school board chairwoman Kimberly Farah told the Union Leader, referring to maskless people.

Bossi was charged with disorderly conduct, according to her daughter.

What did Bossi say?

The grandmother told the Union Leader police announced her arrest immediately as she attempted to enter the meeting.

“I kept walking into the theater, and he goes, ‘You’re arrested,'” Bossi told WBZ-TV. “And I said, ‘No, I’m taking my seat.'”

Bossi has several grandchildren who attend schools in the Timberlane Regional School District and has concerns over children being forced to wear face masks.

“When you say, ‘Just wear the mask’, you clearly have no understanding of early childhood development, and these are educators,” she explained.

Anything else?

It’s not exactly clear what prompted Bossi’s arrest other than her entering an area that required face masks. According to WBZ, Bossi believes that she may have been arrested illegally.

The New Hampshire Department of Public Health Services, meanwhile, only recommends students wear face masks inside schools. The agency does not require they wear them.

“NH DPHS continues to recommend schools and childcare agencies implement face mask use whenever possible (for students/children, visitors, volunteers, staff, etc.), including outdoors in group settings. Face masks are strongly recommended indoors, especially if students are seated within 6 feet of each other,” the state agency said in recently updated guidance. “Whether or not face masks are required in schools has always been left to local school district/board policy.”

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CDC director widely mocked after claiming science ‘evolved’ on COVID vaccines to allow new mask guidance

Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, defended her agency Sunday after finally recommending last week that fully vaccinated Americans can return to normal life.

What is the background?

After the CDC
unveiled the new face mask guidance last week, Republicans immediately accused the Biden administration of a politically motivated decision, pointing to numerous crises facing President Joe Biden.

“While the new mask guidance is encouraging, the CDC and my Far Radical Left colleagues only chose to do this to distract from the consequences of catastrophic policy decisions that have been heard around the world,” Rep. Andy Biggs, chairman of the House Freedom Caucus,
said.

“Inflation is rising, the Middle East is in shambles, the working class can’t fill up their gas tanks, our border is being overrun and the Biden Administration’s leadership is nowhere to be found,” he added.

What did Walensky say?

Speaking on ABC’s “This Week,” Walensky denied her agency was motivated by politics when issuing their newest guidance.

Instead, Walensky claimed the science had “evolved” over the last two weeks revealing the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines.

“We now have science that has really just evolved even in the last two weeks that demonstrates that these vaccines are safe, they are effective, they are working in the population, just as they did in the clinical trials, that they are working against our variants that we have here circulating in the United States, and that, if you were to develop an infection, while— even if you got vaccinated, that you can’t transmit that infection to other people,” Walensky said.

In fact, Walensky claimed the “science was really evolving as late as last Thursday.”

What was the reaction?

Walensky was widely mocked after the interview. As critics pointed out, COVID vaccines have been proving their efficacy for more than five months now.

In fact, countries that have a high percentage of vaccinated people — Israel, the United States, Great Britain, for example — have experienced significant decreases in COVID cases and deaths.

Meanwhile, states that reopened and dropped mask mandates have not seen spikes in cases or deaths.

  • “Wow the science evolved in sync with several growing Biden WH scandals. Just incredible. Science truly is a wonder,” one person pointed out.
  • “What science has evolved in the last 2 weeks? Were they asleep for months before that?
    I get not wanting to admit you ignored the science for a long time for political reasons, but don’t just lie to people like this,” another person
    reacted.
  • “‘The science’ has not ‘evolved.’ Nobody is dumb enough to believe this. Not even the triple-maskers who hang on Fauci’s every word believe it.
    The apparatus made you obey. Now the apparatus demands you forget that they made you obey for no good reason,” radio host Buck Sexton
    said.
  • “Same lady said six weeks ago that she felt ‘impending doom’ as she forecasted a massive wave of COVID infections and deaths.
    She was wrong. And now she dances,” Bryan Dean Wright
    pointed out.
  • “This is a lie. The vaccines never would have been given the green light for use if they were not proven in clinical trials to be ‘safe’ and ‘effective’ and that happened 6 months ago,” another person said.
  • “Science is now code word for bad polling data,” one person mocked.
  • “I’d really like to know what evidence came in the last two weeks that said something different from the evidence of the last four months,” another persons said.

Despite the “evolved” science, the CDC said over the weekend students should continue to wear face masks in schools.

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Teacher reportedly placed on leave after she was caught on video scolding student for not wearing a mask: ‘You’re a jerk!’

A Wisconsin high school teacher was reportedly placed on administrative leave after she was caught on video scolding a student for not wearing a mask. The viral video shows the teacher berating the high school student, calling him a “jerk” and a “dummy.”

The video allegedly shows a Poynette High School teacher lambasting the student, “I don’t care if you’re vaccinated, you little dink. I don’t want to get sick and die.”

“There’s other people you can infect just because you’re vaccinated,” the teacher is heard angrily saying. “You know what? You’re not a special person around here.”

“You should hear about how everyone talks about you around here,” the unidentified teacher told the teen before insulting him, “You’re a jerk!”

“And you need to have respect for other people in your life,” the teacher lectured. “You’re not a big man on campus, quit walking around here like you have a stick up your butt.”

The 28-second viral video was posted on Twitter, where it has over 1 million views in less than 24 hours.

Wisconsin talk show host Vicki McKenna shared a longer clip of the encounter with the caption, “This is the video I talked about on the air today of the WI teacher verbally abusing a student for not wearing a mask while he ate lunch.”

“People don’t like you! I don’t like you,” the teacher told the student, and said people are “pretending” to like him.

The student replied, “In a few years, look at me, and then you’ll be like, ‘Oh hey, I was wrong about him.'”

The teacher responded by laughing off the student’s suggestion, “No, in a few years I know exactly where you’re going to be because people with your attitude don’t get very far. You treat people like crap, and people who treat people like crap don’t get very far.”

The teacher, who claims to have worked at the high school for 27 years, called the student a “dummy” and told the teen that he is “one of the most disrespectful kids I’ve ever seen grace the halls of this high school.”

The Poynette School District released a statement on Facebook.

“The School District of Poynette is aware of an incident that occurred today, May 11th, 2021, involving a teacher and student at the Poynette High School,” Poynette District administrator Matt Shappell said. “The District is initiating an investigation and the teacher involved has been put on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation.”

In an email to the Portage Daily Register, Shappell said face masks are required in school buildings and on district-sponsored transportation, but declined to say what the consequences are for students who don’t wear masks.

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Fox News reporter corners Jen Psaki with Biden’s own words about lifting COVID restrictions: ‘Neanderthal thinking’

Fox News reporter Peter Doocy confronted White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Friday over the timing of new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lifting face mask restrictions for fully vaccinated Americans.

What is the background?

Republicans accused the Biden administration of rolling out new guidance on Thursday — that allows fully vaccinated Americans to return to normal life — to score political brownie points.

“Why today? The science hasn’t changed,” Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) said.

“While the new mask guidance is encouraging, the CDC and my Far Radical Left colleagues only chose to do this to distract from the consequences of catastrophic policy decisions that have been heard around the world,” Rep. Andy Biggs, chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, said.

“Inflation is rising, the Middle East is in shambles, the working class can’t fill up their gas tanks, our border is being overrun and the Biden Administration’s leadership is nowhere to be found,” he added.

What happened at the press briefing?

Not only did Doocy question whether the new guidance was politically motivated, but he confronted Psaki with President Joe Biden’s own words in March about lifting pandemic-related restrictions.

In March, Biden accused Texas and Mississippi of “Neanderthal thinking” after those states decided to lift pandemic-related restrictions and rescind mask mandates.

Noting that fewer than half of American adults are fully vaccinated, Doocy asked, “So, what happened to President Biden saying in March that he thought lifting mask mandates before every adult American goes and gets a shot is ‘Neanderthal thinking?'”

In response, Psaki said science has been the government’s “North Star,” and she denied claims that the CDC’s new guidance was politically motivated.

Well, first, let me say that the president— our North Star has been listening to the guidance of our health and medical experts and teams, and that’s exactly what we’re doing in this case. And just to reiterate: The CDC — the doctors and medical experts there — were the ones who determined what this guidance would be, based on their own data, and what the timeline would be. That was not a decision directed by, made by the White House. The White House was informed of that decision, just to give people assurance of that.

Because Psaki did not directly address Doocy’s question, the Fox News reporter doubled down, asking again if Biden still believes states like Texas and Mississippi — those that reopened months ago — are guilty of “Neanderthal thinking?”

Pskai, however, did not directly address Biden’s words in her response.

Well, again, I would say that even with this guidance that’s out there, the guidance is not telling states and localities exactly how they should implement. As you know, there are some localities and states in the country that have higher rates of vaccination than others, some communities that have higher rates of vaccinations than others. And we even know, as this is being implemented, that different localities, businesses will implement it in the way that they feel will help ensure their community is safe.

But I know I am reassured by listening to the guidance of health and medical experts, not political decision-making. So, that’s the point we’re at now.


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Gov. Cuomo declares New York is not ready to follow the science and implement the new CDC mask guidelines

Americans celebrated the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s new mask guidelines announcement Thursday that said vaccinated people can return to life without masks.

Except New Yorkers.

Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared shortly after the CDC unveiled its new mask policies that the Empire State would not be following the experts’ guidance on face masks — at least not yet.

What’s going on?

In a Thursday afternoon declaration, the CDC deigned to allow fully vaccinated Americans to return to mask-less, non-socially distanced life.

“Anyone who is fully vaccinated can participate in indoor and outdoor activities, large or small, without wearing a mask or physical distancing,” CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said. “If you are fully vaccinated, you can start doing the things that you had stopped doing because of the pandemic. We have all longed for this moment, when we can get back to some sense of normalcy.”

But Gov. Cuomo wasn’t sold on the federal government’s science experts’ recommendation, the New York Post reported, and had not decided if he would allow his subjects to enjoy normal life.

In a statement issued shortly after the agency’s announcement, Cuomo said he and his state government, including Health Commissioner Howard Zucker, would be following “the facts and the science” and would be reviewing the CDC guidelines.

“In New York, we have always relied on the facts and the science to guide us throughout the worst of this pandemic and in our successful reopening,” Cuomo said. “We have received the newly revised guidance from the CDC regarding mask wearing and social distancing for those with vaccinations and are reviewing them in consultation with Dr. Zucker and our partners and health experts in surrounding states.”

Current New York rules state that fully vaccinated people can go without masks when they are outdoors — except when in crowded areas — but must remained mask indoors, no matter what.

What did one GOP state lawmaker say?

One New York Republican lawmaker, however, was quick to note that Cuomo’s record with nursing home COVID-19 deaths should lead people to listen to the CDC instead of the state’s leadership.

State Sen. Jim Tedisco (R) said that “our best bet as constituents is to always follow the CDC because we’ve seen what the ‘experts’ in New York state have provided,” the Post reported.

“I don’t think anything this governor says about using experts in New York state is true,” Tedisco added. “He’s working with people who are basically like working with Moe, Larry and Curly. I’d follow the CDC guidelines any time before following what the governor says.”

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Liberal network CNN presses Health Sec. Becerra on his call for vaccinated people to keep wearing masks. He has trouble defending it.

Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra went on CNN Monday to attempt to explain why fully vaccinated people should continue to mask-up.

And he struggled to make the case to the Democrat-family cable outlet.

What happened?

Becerra is the most recent member of the Biden administration to come out and contradict the latest face mask guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Late last month, the new CDC guidelines said that fully vaccinated Americans do not need to wear masks outdoors, or even indoors in many cases. Fully vaccinated people, the CDC said, can gather outdoors without wearing a mask except in certain crowded settings and can also gather indoors without wearing a mask or staying six feet apart.

President Joe Biden told NBC’s “Today” just a couple days after the CDC update that he would keep wearing a mask outdoors because “it’s a patriotic duty.” And last Friday he said to reporters who asked about his continued masking that being fully vaccinated and still wearing a mask indoors is “good policy.”

The president’s COVID czar, Jeff Zients, erroneously told CNN that Biden was following CDC guidance by wearing a mask, even after being fully vaccinated since January.

And senior Biden adviser Anita Dunn defended the president’s continued mask-wearing by saying people should follow CDC guidelines.

On Monday, Sec. Becerra attempted to make the case to CNN’s audience for fully vaccinated people to still wear face masks.

CNN host John Berman asked the secretary about Dr. Anthony Fauci’s remarks Sunday that it might be time to relax indoor mask mandates, especially for people who have been vaccinated.

“Who are you protecting, if everyone’s vaccinated, by wearing a mask?” Berman queried.

Becerra responded by claiming that the administration’s guidance “focuses on safety” and is the “best advice possible.”

What does that look like? In Becerra’s mind, it means fully vaccinated people masking up because — well — they could still be carrying the virus and spread COVID-19.

What did Becerra say?

“We still want you to be as safe as possible, that’s why the indoor policy should still be masking,” the HHS chief said. “But clearly, if you’ve been vaccinated fully and you’re with folks who are also vaccinated, John, the risk does diminish radically. But you could end up being a carrier and not know it and if somebody hasn’t been vaccinated and doesn’t wear a mask, guess what, there’s still that potential of getting COVID.”

Berman responded that he and his co-workers are inoculated and their safety is not being “impacted” by wearing a mask. He then indicated that perhaps it’s a matter of personal responsibility and assumption of risk for each person.

“If someone else is not vaccinated, it might be THEIR safety that’s being affected, so there’s two issues here,” Berman said. “Number one: Is that my concern anymore that someone who’s chosen to be unvaccinated is making a bad choice? And question two is maybe there should be laws that allow them to be kept out of the building.”

Becerra responded that he still wants to convince everyone to act in what he says is their own best interests and “be as safe as possible.”

“You know, it’s always difficult to get people on motorcycles to wear helmets — for their own safety. It was tough at times to get people to wear seatbelts — for their own safety,” he said. “What we’re simply saying is the best guidance from those who are the experts in health care is be as safe as possible by wearing a mask, even if you’re vaccinated.”

The CDC experts’ guidance does not agree with Becerra’s assertion.

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CNN presses Biden’s COVID czar on president’s refusal follow new CDC face mask rules. He responds by getting the agency’s guidance wrong.

CNN’s Jake Tapper pushed President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 coordinator Jeff Zients on why the president refuses to follow the guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on face masks for people who are fully vaccinated against the virus.

Zients responded by claiming the president actually was following agency guidance while misquoting what the CDC’s guidance actually is.

What’s the background?

President Biden, who has been fully vaccinated since January, has sent a lot of mixed messages on face masks and CDC guidance, despite repeated claims that he and his administration would be “following the science” when it comes to the coronavirus pandemic.

Late last month, the CDC issued new face mask guidelines saying that fully vaccinated Americans do not need to wear masks outdoors, or even indoors in many cases. Fully vaccinated people, the CDC said, can gather outdoors without wearing a mask except in certain crowded settings and can also gather indoors without wearing a mask or staying six feet apart.

Yet just a couple days after the agency issued its new “science-based” guidance, Biden was on NBC’s “Today” saying he would keep flouting the new mask rules by wearing a mask outdoors because, he said, “it’s a patriotic responsibility for God’s sake.”

And last Friday, the president was asked during an event at the White House why he chose to wear a mask when he’s fully vaccinated and around others who are also vaccinated.

He responded, “Because when we’re inside, it’s still good policy to wear the mask.”

What did the COVID czar say?

Noting the Friday exchange, Tapper asked Zients if it is “really necessary for a fully vaccinated person to wear a mask at a limited indoor gathering if everyone there is vaccinated.”

Zients responded by misquoting the actual guidance from the CDC.

“Well, the CDC has given guidance that, when you’re with family and friends that are vaccinated in small groups, you don’t need a mask,” the COVID czar said.

But that’s not what the CDC’s mask guidance for fully vaccinated people says.

According to the CDC, “If you’ve been fully vaccinated: You can gather indoors with fully vaccinated people without wearing a mask or staying 6 feet apart.”

Tapper — who confronted senior Biden adviser Anita Dunn on the same topic a week earlier — continued to press Zients on the president’s mixed messages about vaccines and notion of trusting the experts.

“Why does President Biden in a room full of vaccinated journalists — with everybody in that room vaccinated — why does he need to wear a mask?” Tapper asked.

Zients replied, “The president is going to continue to follow the CDC guidance” — though he didn’t admit that the CDC’s official guidance is to do the opposite of what President Biden is doing.

Tapper also cited former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb’s recent recommendation that the CDC start lifting indoor mask mandates now, in order to send a message of science-based vaccine confidence.

But Biden’s COVID coordinator was not to be moved off his defense of his boss’ decision to ignore actual CDC guidance:

We’re going to look to the CDC. The president from day one has said we’re going to rely on science and facts, and that’s what we’ll do. The CDC has, across the last several weeks, given guidance for vaccinated people to do indoor gatherings with other vaccinated people, as I talked about earlier, to not wear masks outside, except when you’re in a very crowded place. And we look forward to further guidance from the CDC about what the advantages are of being vaccinated. What is clear is anyone who’s not vaccinated should get vaccinated.

However, Tapper continued to press Zients on the messaging, saying, “I think one of the reasons why journalists are annoyingly harping on this and some health experts are is because there is a light at the end of the tunnel, and President Biden being able to take off his mask in a room full of journalists and White House staffers, all of whom are fully vaccinated, is a demonstration that the vaccines work.”

Yet Zients obfuscated on the president’s repeated and obvious refusal to follow CDC guidelines — and then preached that all Americans should … “follow the CDC guidance.”


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Former FDA chief says now is the time to begin lifting mask mandates: ‘As aggressively as we put them in’

Scott Gottlieb, former commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, said this week that indoor mask mandates should begin to be lifted immediately, saying vaccine efficacy means the government should relax pandemic-related restrictions.

In fact, Gottlieb said Thursday that if the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention does not begin encouraging the lifting of mask mandates, they will quickly lose credibility.

“I think we should start lifting these restrictions as aggressively as we put them in,” Gottlieb told CNBC host Shepard Smith.

“We need to preserve the credibility of public health officials to perhaps reimplement some of these provisions as we get into next winter, if we do start seeing outbreaks again,” he continued. “And the only way to earn public credibility is to demonstrate you’re willing to relax these provisions when the situation improves. That’s what gives you the credibility to implement them when things worsen.”

Overall, Gottlieb predicted the COVID-19 situation in the U.S. will only continue to improve, yet another reason to relax or rescind mask mandates.

“Even if vaccination rates are slowing, we’re still going to continue to chip away at getting more people vaccinated,” he said, “but I think that these gains are locked in, and the summer looks very good.”

What is the CDC saying?

The CDC, under President Joe Biden’s leadership, does not agree with Gottlieb.

Despite finally updating mask guidance allowing fully vaccinated individuals to go outside without wearing a face mask under most circumstances, the CDC still says all people, regardless of their vaccine status, should wear a mask indoors.

Surprisingly, as vaccination rates slow because the people most enthusiastic about vaccines have already received their shots, the CDC and other public health officials who were aggressive with restrictions are not using mask mandate rescission as an incentive for more people to get vaccinated.

However, polling data suggest such incentives would work.

In one recent study, researchers discovered an overall increase of 13% in vaccine eagerness if it meant mask mandates become a thing of the past.

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Kamala Harris and husband Doug Emhoff kiss with masks on despite being vaccinated and outside. It’s just the latest confusing mask gesture by the Biden admin.

At times, the Biden administration has presented confusing and contradictory mask-wearing habits, which has sparked questions about President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine messaging and recent CDC guidelines. In the latest inconsistent mask gesture, Vice President Kamala Harris determined that she needed a face mask to kiss her own husband while outside after they had both been vaccinated for coronavirus.

Harris and husband Doug Emhoff traveled to Joint Base Andrews, where she was taking a plane to Providence, Rhode Island, and he was flying to Allentown, Pennsylvania. Before Harris departed, the fully vaccinated couple kept their face masks on when they gave each other a goodbye kiss while outside on the tarmac.

Harris and U.S. second gentleman Doug Emhoff both received a second round of the Moderna coronavirus vaccine on Jan. 26.

The masked kiss occurred a week after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new guidelines on mask-wearing outside: “Fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear a mask outdoors, except in certain crowded settings and venues.”

CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said, “If you are fully vaccinated and want to attend a small outdoor gathering with people who are vaccinated and unvaccinated, or dine at an outdoor restaurant with friends from multiple households, the science shows if you are vaccinated, you can do so safely unmasked.”

President Joe Biden bucked the COVID-19 recommendations by the health agency. Biden said last week that wearing a mask, including people who are vaccinated and outdoors, is “a patriotic responsibility for God’s sake.”

Biden has presented conflicting messaging on face masks to the American people in recent weeks.

During a photo op with former President Jimmy Carter and former first lady Rosalynn Carter this week, Biden and first lady Jill Biden are both maskless while nestled close to the Carters, who are both in their 90s.

On Monday, Biden pulled down his mask to talk to a young boy outside York High School in Yorktown, Virginia.

Biden, who received a second dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine on Jan. 11, wore a face mask during a climate summit with world leaders last week that was held remotely on video conferencing app Zoom.

When asked why Biden was the only world leader to wear a face mask during the video call, White House press secretary Jen Psaki replied, “Because he is sending a message to the world that he is putting in place precautions and continuing to do that as leader of the United States.”

On April 30, Biden wouldn’t even leave the podium without finding his mask; today he’s mask-less and fist-bumping Amtrak officials

Last month, Biden wore a mask while visiting Arlington National Cemetery, despite not a single person remotely in his vicinity.

On Inauguration Day, hours after signing an executive order mandating that face masks must be worn on all federal property, Biden and his family were without masks posing for photos at the Lincoln Memorial, which is on federal land.


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Biden told Americans to mask up for the first 100 days of his administration.

“The first day I’m inaugurated to say I’m going to ask the public for 100 days to mask,” Biden proclaimed in December. “Just 100 days to mask, not forever. 100 days.”

Thursday marks the 106th day of the Biden administration.

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CNN’s Jake Tapper confronts top Biden adviser over why Biden wears face mask outdoors against CDC guidance

CNN anchor Jake Tapper confronted a senior adviser to President Joe Biden on Sunday over why the president continues to wear a face mask outdoors against recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

What is the background?

The CDC released updated guidance last week saying that fully vaccinated individuals do not need to wear a face mask outdoors.

This means that individuals like Biden — who received his first vaccine dose in December and his second shot in January — no longer need to wear a face covering outdoors under most circumstances. The CDC still recommends wearing one when attending “a crowded, outdoor event, like a live performance, parade, or sports event.”

What happened on CNN?

Tapper asked Anita Dunn, a senior adviser to Biden, whether Biden is sowing distrust in the efficacy of the vaccines by continuing to wear a mask outdoors against CDC advice.

“Should the president start following these guidelines and stop wearing a mask outdoors, stop wearing a mask indoors when with small groups of other vaccinated Americans, to show the American people there’s a benefit to getting the vaccine, you can take the mask off?” Tapper asked.

In response, Dunn claimed Biden “takes the CDC guidelines very seriously,” but conceded the White House is still treating Biden differently.

“We do take some extra precautions for him because he is the president of the United States,” Dunn said out of one side of her mouth, adding from the other, “But I would say that people should follow the CDC guidelines.”

Dunn then predicted that as more people become vaccinated, more people will enjoy mask “freedom.”

“Yes, more and more people, including the president, perhaps,” Tapper responded sarcastically.


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Anything else?

Dr. Leana Wen, the former commissioner of the Baltimore City Health Department and former president of Planned Parenthood, sharply criticized Biden in a Washington Post essay last week, writing that Biden’s refusal to abide by his own CDC’s guidelines on mask-wearing sends a dangerous signal.

“Already, a very damaging narrative is taking hold: If the vaccines are so effective, then why so many precautions for the fully vaccinated? What’s the point of getting inoculated if not much changes?” Wen wrote.

Comparing Biden’s COVID-19 response to former President Donald Trump’s, Wen said, “the message coming from Biden isn’t right either.”

“Over-correction has a price; at best, it makes public health measures seem performative rather than science-based,” Wen wrote. “At worst, it calls vaccine efficacy into question.”

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Oregon considers ‘permanent rule’ on face masks, forcing pandemic restrictions indefinitely

Many states across the United States have rescinded their pandemic-related mandate requiring residents to wear face masks because the COVID-19 vaccines have proven to be highly effective in combatting the virus.

But Oregon may go the complete opposite direction.

What are the details?

A top Oregon health official is considering a “permanent rule,” according to the Associated Press, mandating social distancing and the use of face masks inside workplaces indefinitely.

Current regulations expire on May 4, but Michael Wood, administrator of the state’s department of Occupational Safety and Health, reportedly wants to alter state regulations to extend the mandate until “revised or repealed.”

The proposal only promises to repeal the permanent rule once officials no longer deem face masks necessary.

Although the rule must be adopted as a permanent rule, its purpose is to address the COVID-19 pandemic.
Oregon OSHA intends to repeal the rule when it is no longer necessary to address that pandemic. Because it is not
possible to assign a specific time for that decision, Oregon OSHA will consult with the Oregon OSHA Partnership
Committee, the Oregon Health Authority, and other stakeholders as circumstances change to determine when all or
part of the rule can be appropriately repealed.

“We are not out of the woods yet,” Wood said, the AP reported.

Wood claimed the proposal is “driven by the pandemic, and it will be repealed,” but admitted “it might not need to go away at exactly the same time the state of emergency is lifted.”

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown (D) extended her COVID-related state of emergency order in late February, keeping in place some of the strictest COVID restrictions in the nation.

Wood will make a final decision about permanently extending the mask mandate by May 4.

What was the reaction?

Wood’s office has been inundated with “a record number of public comments, mostly critical, and nearly 60,000 residents signed a petition against the proposal,” the AP reported.

Much of the concern stems from officials refusing to provide the public with specific metrics that would trigger the “permanent rule” to be lifted, especially considering how quickly Americans are becoming vaccinated.

“When will masks be unnecessary? What scientific studies do these mandates rely on, particularly now that the vaccine is days away from being available to everyone? Businesses have had to play ‘mask cop’ for the better part of a year now. They deserve some certainty on when they will no longer be threatened with fines,” state Sen. Kim Thatcher (R) said, the AP reported.

Anything else?

With more than one-quarter of the American population now fully vaccinated, some leaders are bucking the narrative from pandemic leaders like Dr. Anthony Fauci who say that face masks and social distancing are still necessary for even those Americans who are now immune to COVID-19.

“My view is, if you get a vaccine, the vaccines are effective, you’re immune. And so act immune,” Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) said on Friday.

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‘So act immune’: Gov. DeSantis bucks the narrative on practicing COVID restrictions after vaccination

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) on Friday countered messaging from government leaders on the pandemic, telling Floridians they should “act immune” if they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

“My view is, if you get a vaccine, the vaccines are effective, you’re immune. And so act immune,” DeSantis said.

“If you tell people the opposite then, gee, if it’s not effective for them and it’s not gonna change anything, then what’s the point of going through it?” he added.

What are the details?

During a press conference on Friday, DeSantis blasted the messaging related to COVID-19 vaccines, questioning why leaders urge fully vaccinated Americans to still wear face masks and practice social distancing.

“I think the messaging on this has been horrific. The messaging should be: ‘Get a vaccine because it’s good for you to do it. It works. You’re not going to have to be doing anything abnormal. You can live your life.’ That has got to be what the message is,” DeSantis said.

“Unfortunately, I think the message has been very muddled when you tell people, ‘Oh, yeah, yeah, this is important. Go get the vaccine. But you still have to social distance, you can’t do this, you can’t do that, you can’t eat in a restaurant,'” DeSantis mocked. “Some of the people are still saying that kind of stuff. I think it’s a huge, huge blunder.”

According to WESH-TV, DeSantis also blasted directives from government officials that vaccinated individuals should continue to wear two masks.

“I also think it’s a problem that people, where, you’re telling people to get a vaccine and yet people who have been vaccinated for months are wearing two masks,” he said. “If the vaccine is effective, why would you be wearing two masks? Like some of these folks are doing. It doesn’t make sense.”

What is the background?

As of Saturday afternoon, more than 82 million Americans have become fully vaccinated against COVID-19, amounting to approximately 25% of the population, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

However, leaders like Dr. Anthony Fauci say Americans who are fully vaccinated should continue to practice pandemic-related precautionary measures like social distancing and wearing face masks.

Still, despite Fauci warning that lifting restrictions and face mask mandates is premature, data reveal the COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective.

In fact, the Wall Street Journal reported last week that only an extremely small percentage of fully vaccinated Americans — 0.008% — tested positive for COVID-19 after receiving their vaccine shots.

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Chris Cuomo chastises Ted Cruz for no longer wearing a mask at the Capitol, Texas senator strikes back

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is done wearing a face mask at the Capitol now that he has been fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

“At this point I’ve been vaccinated. Everybody working in the Senate has been vaccinated,” Cruz told CNN on Thursday. “CDC has said in small groups, particularly with people who were vaccinated, don’t need to wear masks.”

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), Sen. Mike Braun (R-Ind.), and Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) are senators who have yet to be vaccinated, according to Forbes. However, Paul has been infected and has coronavirus antibodies.

CNN host Chris Cuomo chastised Cruz for not wearing a face mask inside the Capitol building.

“It is baffling when you have people like Senator Ted Cruz joining Rand Paul in ditching his mask as they walk the halls of Congress,” Cuomo said.

Cuomo said that not all of the Capitol staffers and people in the media have been vaccinated yet. The CNN host added that the CDC advises that people continue to wear masks after being vaccinated. Cuomo accused Cruz of “playing politics” by not wearing a face mask.

Cruz struck back at Cuomo by taking a shot at his New York governor brother Andrew Cuomo.

“Hey Chris — did your bother ‘believe in science’ when he sent Covid-positive patients into nursing homes, killed tens of thousands of New Yorkers & then repeatedly lied about it?? Oh, I forgot, CNN won’t cover that,” Cruz wrote on Twitter.

Cruz was making a reference to New York’s nursing home deaths, and the FBI investigation into the allegations of state officials intentionally underreported nursing home deaths during the coronavirus pandemic.

Coincidentally, Chris Cuomo was reportedly sent a letter from the building superintendent of his New York City residence last year for repeatedly not wearing a face mask and disobeying his own brother’s mask mandate.

Last month, there was an incident when a reporter asked Cruz to put on a mask during a press conference.

“When I’m talking to the TV camera I’m not going to wear a mask, and all of us have been immunized,” Cruz said as he made a gesture to his fellow lawmakers in the room at the time. “You’re welcome to step away if you like.”

Cruz noted that the “whole point of a vaccine” was so that people no longer have to wear a mask.

Cruz joins Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), who hasn’t been wearing a mask after he was the first U.S. senator to contract coronavirus. Paul contends that his antibodies are sufficient protection after being infected with COVID-19 in March 2020.

“Modern medicine shows us that immunity is based on having antibodies. Why do they think medicine is trying so hard to get a coronavirus vaccine? Immunity,” Paul wrote on Twitter last May. “I have taken an antibody test and am positive for long term Covid-19 antibodies.”

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Biden Calls On Preachers, Fauci Calls On Trump To Get Skeptics Of Vaccines On Board

Joe Biden is calling on preachers and priests to propagate the gene therapies that the ruling class is labeling “vaccines” in order to get it into the systems of more people. At the same time, Dr. Anthony Fauci is calling on Donald Trump to promote the vaccine to his supporters who are skeptics.

The propagation campaign has only just begun. Fauci has begged Trump to promote the vaccine in order to get his supporters to line up for these gene therapies.

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the media-adored government expert on all things coronavirus, said former president Trump could have a huge impact by encouraging his supporters to get vaccinated. “I think it would make all the difference in the world,” Fauci told Fox News anchor Chris Wallace according to a report by RT.He’s a very widely popular person among Republicans.”

One day later, Biden said that doctors and preachers need to be the ones to talk the public into getting the gene therapy for a disease they don’t have that in all likelihood won’t kill them if they do get it.  “The thing that has more impact than anything Trump would say to the MAGA folks is what the local doctor, what the local preacher, what the local people in the community say,” Biden said on Monday of the advice he’s getting from staffers“So I urge all local docs and ministers and priests to talk about why, why it’s important to get that vaccine, and even after that until everyone is, in fact, vaccinated, to wear this mask.”

See how that works? Biden wants the public to shame those who don’t get the gene therapy because no one goes back to “normal” until everyone is vaccinated.  This shot has a big role in the agenda. It has become obvious that they need as many as possible to willingly take this thing.

Does anyone else get the feeling that there is some kind of a timeline here? The ruling class is really pushing this gene therapy and they seem to be overly concerned with something that has a similar death rate as the common cold.

Study Results: CDC Inflated COVID Numbers By 1600%

This push seems insane, considering they have told us the scamdemic will be with us forever.

When Will COVID-19 End? A Year Into The Pandemic, Public Health Experts Say Never

They are flat out telling us this is never going away and yet still trying to get people on board with the mislabeled vaccine.

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NBC News says if you go to the gym you should wear a face mask in the shower

NBC News has some interesting advice for people going to the gym: “You should wear your mask in the shower.”

NBC News reported on a guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for Americans to wear masks and to practice social distancing in gyms. The CDC highlighted a study of a gym in Chicago last summer. The study focused on 81 people who exercised at the gym facility. The study found COVID-19 cases were identified in 68% of the gym attendees.

The NBC News article provides tips on exercising at the gym during the COVID-19 pandemic, including exercising at home or outdoors, disinfecting equipment, washing your hands, and wearing a face mask in the shower. Wait. What was that last one?

It’s best to avoid the showers if possible, since you can’t get masks wet — otherwise they lose their efficacy. If you need to shower at the gym, shower as quickly as possible and only remove your mask when your face and head is going to get wet.

There doesn’t appear to be any mention of wearing face masks in the shower on the CDC website. The government health agency recommends: “Be prepared to not use the locker room in order to reduce the risk of being in close proximity to others in a small space. Arrive in work-out clothes and shower at home to avoid using shared locker room and bathrooms.”

Interestingly enough, the article is in the “Wellness” section of NBC News and offering recommendations on important health issues regarding the deadly coronavirus, the article had the intention of making money off of selling face masks to readers. There were retail links for a multitude of face coverings, water bottles, reusable straws, and a yoga mat. NBC News profits from these affiliate links if readers make a purchase.

A disclaimer in the article titled “CDC updates: Wear a mask while exercising indoors at gyms” reads:

Our editors independently selected these items because we think you will enjoy them and might like them at these prices. If you purchase something through our links, we may earn a commission. Pricing and availability are accurate as of publish time.

Despite offering COVID-19 health advice, the article was not written by one of NBC News’ health writers. Instead, the article is written by “a digital editorial intern for NBC News Shopping.”

Basically, NBC News peddled products to its readers in an article that provides important COVID-19 information from the CDC.

Shower with a mask or no mask, you should continue to go to the gym and exercise since a new study found that 90% of COVID-19 deaths occurred in countries with high obesity levels.

The article also recommends wearing double masks, which Dr. Anthony Fauci advised in January.

Glenn Beck took Dr. Fauci’s recommendation of wearing multiple masks to another level.

President Joe Biden has said that Americans will need to wear face masks until 2022, despite previously stating that we would only need to wear them until April.

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The New York Times Finally Discovers Unintended Consequences

This article was originally published by John Miltmore at The Foundation for Economic Education. 

The fact that even the New York Times is finally beginning to discuss unintended consequences of COVID-19 ‘hygiene theater’ is a sign we may be moving in the right direction.

The New York Times published an article on Friday under a simple headline: “Covid Absolutism.”

The article opens by noting that during public health emergencies, absolutism—the idea that people should cease any and all behavior that creates additional risk—is a tempting response. Times writer David Leonhardt gives various examples of this “absolutism” on display in America today.

“People continue to scream at joggers, walkers, and cyclists who are not wearing masks. The University of California, Berkeley, this week banned outdoor exercise, masked or not, saying, ‘The risk is real,’” he writes. “The University of Massachusetts Amherst has banned outdoor walks. It encouraged students to get exercise by ‘accessing food and participating in twice-weekly Covid testing.’”

Examples like these are virtually endless. They invite two key questions, Leonhardt notes: How effective are these behaviors in reducing the spread of the virus? And is there a downside?

As Leonhardt notes, many of these actions are essentially a kind of “hygiene theater,” the subject of a recent article in the Atlantic written by Derek Thompson.

The phrase basically speaks for itself. According to Leonhardt, these actions are not rooted in science and are primarily a form of theatrical presentation that will have little or no actual impact.

Taking every possible precaution is unrealistic. Human beings are social creatures who crave connection and pleasure and who cannot minimize danger at all times.

“Prohibiting outdoor activity is unlikely to reduce the spread of the virus, nor is urging people always to wear a mask outdoors,” he writes. “Worldwide, scientists have not documented any instances of outdoor transmission unless people were in close conversation, Dr. Muge Cevik, an infectious-disease specialist at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland, told me.”

So the answer to Leonhardt’s first question—How effective are they at reducing the spread of the virus?— is not difficult to answer: they’re not effective.

The second question, and its answer, is more interesting.

One might be tempted to argue that these theatrics still produce positive outcomes since they are likely to make people more conscious of the pandemic and slow the spread of the virus.

Taking extreme precautions is simply “playing it safe.” What’s the harm in that?

The answer is, “plenty.” First, Leonhardt argues it’s not part of human nature to live in a perpetual state of extreme caution.

“Taking every possible precaution is unrealistic,” he writes. “Human beings are social creatures who crave connection and pleasure and who cannot minimize danger at all times.”

Perhaps more importantly, he argues that extreme caution can backfire and produce outcomes that have the opposite of their desired effect. He uses the AIDS crisis as an example, pointing out that demonizing sexual intercourse and trying to frighten people away from it had the unintended consequence of increasing unsafe sex.

A similar phenomenon appears to be at work today.

“Telling Americans to wear masks when they’re unnecessary undermines efforts to persuade more people to wear masks where they are vital,” Leonhardt writes.

For many, this statement probably doesn’t sound particularly noteworthy. It basically has the ring of common sense, a variation of The Boy Who Cried Wolfone of Aesop’s famous parables, which taught that false alarms can harm humans by inhibiting their ability to detect actual danger.

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a case study in “unintended consequences,” a term popularized by American sociologist Robert K. Merton in the twentieth century. Basically, it’s the idea that virtually every action comes with outcomes that are not foreseen or intended.

The French economist Frédéric Bastiat alluded to this concept in his famous essay, “That Which is Seen, and That Which is Not Seen.”

“In the department of economy, an act, a habit, an institution, a law, gives birth not only to an effect but to a series of effects,” Bastiat wrote.

The problem, he noted, is that humans rarely pay attention to the unseen or unintended effects of a given action or policy. Ignoring these outcomes is one of the great mistakes in public policy, the Nobel Laureate Milton Friedman once observed.

Unfortunately, ignoring unintended consequences and focusing on intentions is precisely what we saw in 2020, and nobody has been more guilty of this than the Times.

No one is served by ignoring unintended consequences. And the adverse unintended consequences of lockdowns are legion.

If you search for articles discussing the unintended consequences of COVID-19 policies, which are boundless, you’ll find virtually nothing on their site. I was able to find two articles using the phrase “unintended consequences” of COVID lockdowns.

One article, published in September, is a profile of Dr. Bonnie Henry, a Canadian physician and British Columbia’s top doctor who spoke of minimizing the unintended consequences of government interventions. The other is an article in May that discussed how lockdowns could result in a surge of mental illness.

This dearth of coverage is unfortunate. The Times is one of the most influential papers in the world. It has an immense reach and a news staff of 1,300 people. And yet—our tiny writing team at FEE has produced more articles on the unintended consequences of lockdowns than the Grey Lady.

No one is served by ignoring unintended consequences. (Well, maybe politicians.) If we’re to understand the damage wrought in 2020 and prevent it in the future, lockdowns must be judged by their actual consequences, not what they were designed to achieve.

And the adverse unintended consequences of lockdowns are legion.

The fact that even the New York Times is finally beginning to discuss the unintended consequences of COVID-19-inspired actions is a sign that we may be, however belatedly, moving in the right direction.

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Biden tells Americans to wear face masks until 2022 just months after saying they’d only need them until April

Despite President Joe Biden declaring this week that the United States will have enough COVID-19 vaccines by the end of the summer to inoculate 300 million Americans, he told Americans that they will need to wear face masks until at least 2022.

Biden visited the National Institutes of Health complex in Bethesda, Maryland, this week. During a press conference with Dr. Anthony Fauci and NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins, Biden informed Americans that he is recommending that they wear masks for the rest of the year.

“I had a little discussion with my friends behind me, Dr. Collins and Dr. Fauci, about whether or not I should take my mask off, and the truth is, although we’re more than 10 feet away, I think it’s important that I not,” Biden said.

“It’s critically important the message — and I realize I’m speaking to a vast majority — at least, I hope I am — of the folks out here at NIH,” he stated. “You know that wearing this mask through the next year here can save lives — a significant number of lives.”

“We lost over 100,000 — 100,000 of our fellow citizens,” Biden said. “We’re on track to cross 500,000 dead Americans this next month.”

“The new strains emerging create immense challenges, and masking is still the easiest thing to do to save lives,” he asserted. “But we need everyone to mask up.”

“I know it’s a pain in the neck, but it’s a patriotic responsibility,” he expressed. “We’re in the middle of a war with this virus. It’s a patriotic responsibility — not only if you care about your family, if you care about your fellow Americans.”

Biden exclaimed that the U.S. government had signed the final contracts for 100 million more Moderna and 100 million more Pfizer vaccines. He added, “That means we’re now on track to have enough supply for 300 million Americans by the end of July.”

Biden noted that the federal government “provided $3 billion to 37 states and territories and tribes to bolster existing vaccination centers and create more of the centers to administer — where we administer the vaccine.”

In December, Biden promised Americans a much shorter mask timeline – “Just 100 days.”

“On the first day I’m inaugurated, I’m going to ask the public for 100 days to mask,” Biden told CNN on Dec. 3. “Just 100 days to mask — not forever, just 100 days. And I think we’ll see a significant reduction.”

April 30, 2021 will be 100 days after Biden’s inauguration on Jan. 20.

Also this week, Fauci moved the goalposts of when the U.S. could reach herd immunity. In December, Fauci said the U.S. could reach herd immunity by the summer if the majority of Americans — 75% to 80% — are inoculated with the vaccine by the second quarter of 2021.

However, Fauci walked back his timeline on lastSunday, saying it would be “very difficult” to achieve herd immunity before the end of the summer.

Top members of Biden’s COVID-19 response team believe that the “U.S. may not reach herd immunity until Thanksgiving or even the start of winter.”

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Americans Plan On Being Slaves Long After COVID Is “No Longer A Threat”

In a new report, Americans are said to be willing to kneel in slavery to the ruling class long after the “threat” of COVID-19 is gone. Many will continue to be obedient to their masters, lick the hand that feeds them, and wear the ritualistic shame muzzle for the foreseeable future.

Researchers at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center polled more than 2,000 people across the country and found that most of those surveyed are OK with continuing many pandemic protocols for public health, even when COVID-19 is no longer a major threat. That includes wearing the shame muzzle.

Are Face Masks & COVID Rituals Occultist Symbols For Submission?

The survey was actually indicative of the ability to control and manipulate the public without actually having to use the physical chains of slavery. The survey specifically found the following:

  • 72 percent of people still plan to wear masks in public.
  • 80 percent will avoid crowds.
  • 90 percent will frequently wash their hands and use hand sanitizer.

The oppressive slave state rulers “hope” they have convinced people to hand over their liberties for a false sense of security.

Dr. Iahn Gonsenhauser, chief quality and patient safety officer at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center who helped conduct this survey says he’s “hopeful” that people will consider wearing masks during cold and flu season in the future. “I’m hopeful that our experience with the flu this year is enough of a learning and teaching moment that more people understand the impact we can make if we approach flu season differently in the future,” he says.

The ruling class is laughing at us and the chains we’ve fastened around our own necks.  They didn’t even have to lift a finger. People have become willing sheep.

Some are waking up, however. It is just a ridiculously slow process right now.  Stay aware and use discernment.

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