Covidiots

Bolsonaro Mocks Masks, Says He Will Refuse Vaccine

Reuters reports: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he won’t take any working COVID-19 vaccine himself and calls the use of masks to limit the spread of the disease “the last taboo to fall.” Bolsonaro’s comments, broadcast on his social media channels Thursday night, alarmed health experts who said they could undermine efforts to achieve vaccination levels essential to halting the …

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Covidiot Arrested After Pummeling BC Walmart Staffer

Global News reports: An employee at a Walmart in Dawson Creek, B.C., was assaulted after asking a customer to wear a mask in the store, RCMP say. Police said they responded to the store following reports of an assault on Wednesday at around 7 p.m. Following a review of surveillance video, RCMP arrested a 30-year-old man and said they are …

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Pope Francis Blasts Protests Against COVID Lockdowns

Pope Francis writes in a New York Times op-ed: With some exceptions, governments have made great efforts to put the well-being of their people first, acting decisively to protect health and to save lives. The exceptions have been some governments that shrugged off the painful evidence of mounting deaths, with inevitable, grievous consequences. But most governments acted responsibly, imposing strict …

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SC Covidiot Charged For Pointing Gun In Grocery Store

Myrtle Beach’s NBC News affiliate reports: Surfside Beach police identified the man who is accused of pointing a gun at another customer during a mask dispute inside a Piggly Wiggly. Brian Good, 36, of Maiden, was arrested and charged with pointing and presenting a firearm, third-degree assault and battery and unlawful carry of a pistol Witnesses told officers that man …

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OH Covidiot Arrested After Brandishing Brass Knuckles

Cleveland’s ABC News reports: A 20-year-old man is now facing concealed weapons charges after police said he pulled out a pair of brass knuckles inside an Erie County Walmart after a dispute over the state’s mask requirement inside stores. According to a detailed police report filed by the Perkins Township Police Department, Colyn Tusin, of Milan, refused to put a …

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Measly $15K Fine For Massive Secret NYC Wedding

The New York Daily News reports: As coronavirus cases continue to surge across New York City, a Brooklyn synagogue will be slapped with a $15,000 fine for hosting a huge wedding in violation of restrictions aimed at reducing the COVID infection rate, Mayor de Blasio said Monday. “We know there was a wedding. We know it was too big. We …

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Thousands Attend Secret Brooklyn Wedding [VIDEO]

The New York Post reports: A Hasidic synagogue in Brooklyn planned the wedding of a chief rabbi’s grandson with such secrecy it was able to host thousands of maskless celebrants without the city catching on. Despite a surge in COVID-19 cases, guests crammed shoulder-to-shoulder inside the Yetev Lev temple in Williamsburg for the Nov. 8 nuptials — stomping, dancing and …

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Bishop Warns Catholics Against Getting COVID Vaccine

The Los Angeles Times reports: Citing ethical concerns about the use of stem cells in vaccine development, Bishop Joseph Brennan of the Diocese of Fresno is urging Catholics not to “jump on the COVID-19 vaccine bandwagon.” In his message, Brennan said the use of embryonic stem cells at any stage of a vaccine’s development means Catholics cannot avail themselves of …

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CA Covidiot Arrested After Scene In Costco [VIDEO]

Newsweek reports: “The masks don’t work!” the maskless woman shouts at the other customers. “This has going been on for almost a year now! If they work so well, why are people still getting sick? Can you answer that question?” she said, approaching the person recording the video. The cameraperson responded that it’s because folks won’t wear a mask to …

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Berlin Police Fire Water Cannons On Covidiots [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: German police fired water cannons Wednesday at demonstrators protesting coronavirus restrictions in Berlin’s government district, after crowds ignored calls to wear masks and keep their distance from one another in line with pandemic regulations. As the cannons soaked protesters outside the landmark Brandenburg Gate, police in riot gear moved through the crowd carrying away some participants. …

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Nutbag Anti-LGBT Activist E.W. Jackson, Who Said God Would Protect Him From COVID, Says He Has COVID

Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: From the very beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, right-wing pastor and radio host E.W. Jackson dismissed concerns about the virus and vowed to defy government orders to close churches in an effort to prevent its spread. In March, Jackson boldly proclaimed that God was protecting both President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike …

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Pastor Hospitalized With COVID: “The Vaccine Is Jesus”

“I’m sitting in this chair today as a testimonial to the healing power of Jesus Christ. I spent 15 days in a hospital with double pneumonia, and I’m still supposed to be home gasping for air. I’m on this platform speaking of the glory of God, for the healing power of God. “I bring under the authority of Jesus Christ …

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WH Doc Calls For “Rising Up” Against Michigan Gov

CNN reports: White House coronavirus task force member Dr. Scott Atlas criticized Michigan’s new Covid-19 restrictions in a tweet shortly after they were announced Sunday evening, urging people to “rise up” against the new public health measures. His message — which runs counter to the consensus of public health officials — is likely to fuel new tension between the White …

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Branch Covidian Again Loses Suit Against Governor

The Baton Rouge Advocate reports: A federal judge in Baton Rouge has reaffirmed that Gov. John Bel Edwards has the authority to fashion “reasonable restrictions” on religious activity during the novel coronavirus pandemic and that his series of gradually evolving limits on public gatherings this year complied with the Constitution. U.S. District Judge Brian Jackson this week dismissed claims by …

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FL Gov Hires Anti-Mask Uber Driver For COVID Analysis

The Miami Herald reports: When Gov. Ron DeSantis needed to hire a data analyst, his staff picked a little-known Ohio sports blogger and Uber driver whose only relevant experience is spreading harmful conspiracy theories about COVID-19 on the Internet. In his own words, Kyle Lamb of Columbus, Ohio, has few qualifications for the job at the state’s Office of Policy …

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Covidiot Arrested At FL School Board Meeting [VIDEO]

The Tampa Bay Times reports: Twenty-five parents had turned out to Tuesday’s Pinellas County School Board meeting, some with their children, to argue against a masking policy to combat the coronavirus. Things were fine until they tried to leave. Several parents said school district police stopped them, saying they had to wear masks in order to walk through the building. …

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Covidiot Michigan Church Linked To At Least 58 Cases

Michigan Live reports: At least 58 people have tested positive for COVID-19 after reportedly being exposed to the novel coronavirus at Liberty Church in Grand Ledge, health officials announced Thursday. Five of those who tested positive have since been hospitalized and four are currently receiving inpatient care, but none are in the Intensive Care Unit, according to a news release …

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Bible And Gun Toting Idaho Republicans Demand Their “Freedom” From Coronavirus Safety Measures [VIDEO]

Hemant Mehta reports at The Friendly Atheist: In a batshit crazy video, a slew of Idaho Republicans denounce all the state and local emergency orders meant to protect people during the COVID crisis. They’re angry that churches can’t gather indoors and in-person, that restaurants can’t be jam-packed, and that some cities are requiring people to wear masks in certain essential …

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Covidiot Cultist Candidate Accuses SC Poll Worker Of Treating Her “Like A Disease” Over Her Mask Refusal

South Carolina’s Post & Courier reports: A Chester County elections worker cleared out a voting office Monday afternoon during a confrontation with a Republican candidate for the S.C. House of Representatives who repeatedly refused to wear a mask while casting her ballot. Earl Moore, the 69-year-old poll worker, said he was trying to protect other voters from the deadly coronavirus …

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35,000 Maskless Evangelicals Pray At DC Mall [VIDEO]

The Christian Post reports: Tens of thousands of Christians from all over the country assembled on Sunday evening to worship on the National Mall to intercede for the nation amid an ongoing pandemic and tense election season. As part of worship artist Sean Feucht’s multi-city nationwide tour called Let Us Worship, the Sunday event was the 45th place the California-based …

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