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Hospitalized Anti-Masker Has Some Regrets [VIDEO]

The New York Post reports: An anti-masker who believed the COVID-19 crisis was just a “political” stunt issued an emotional plea to skeptics from his hospital bed — after becoming seriously ill with the virus. In a Facebook video shared by a pal on Monday, Chuck Stacey gasps for breath as he admits he was wrong about the pandemic that’s …

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TX Covidiot Charged With Smashing Glass On Barman

Houston’s ABC News affiliate reports: The man accused of hitting a Houston bar employee in the head with a glass has been arrested, Houston police chief Art Acevedo tweeted Thursday. “This suspect has been apprehended and charged with assault, bodily injury,” Acevedo said. Employee Josh Vaughan had to have 10 stitches after he was attacked Monday while working the door …

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Maskless Covidiots March In Phoenix Target [VIDEO]

Phoenix’s NBC News affiliate reports: A new viral video of anti-mask protests sparked on Friday after a group from an organized demonstration entered a Christown Spectrum Target carrying flags and signs. Jenny Guzman was in the store looking for wrapping paper when she heard the protestors. “They were going through all the aisles screaming and chanting,” she said. The Phoenix …

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KS Mayor Quits After Death Threats From Covidiots

NBC News reports: A Republican mayor in western Kansas announced in a letter to city officials and on social media Tuesday that she is resigning, effective immediately, because of threats she has received after she publicly supported a mask mandate. Mayor Joyce Warshaw of Dodge City said she was concerned about her safety after being met with aggression, including threats …

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Melania Breaks Face Mask Rule At Children’s Hospital

CNN reports: First lady Melania Trump broke stated mask policy at Children’s National Hospital Tuesday when she removed her mask to read a holiday book to children. Trump, who has visited children at the hospital each year during her time as first lady, continued the tradition despite the coronavirus pandemic and record cases in Washington, DC. The first lady arrived …

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Disney World Digitally Added Masks Onto Guests’ Faces

USA Today reports: Disney World will no longer be digitally adding face masks onto guests’ faces in ride photos, the company said. Florida’s Disney World reopened with new COVID-19 restrictions in July, one of which included wearing a face covering at all times except while eating or swimming. Park visitors who chose to not wear a mask while riding on …

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Covidiot Charged For Spitting, Coughing In Best Buy

The Orlando Sentinel reports: A Florida man who didn’t want to wear a mask in a Best Buy on Saturday was booked on a disorderly conduct charge after he coughed, spit and sneezed throughout the store, deputies said. Employees at a Vero Beach location of the chain told the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office that they asked Alton George Ashby …

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UK Health Official: Masks May Be Needed Thru 2021

The Express reports: Chief Scientific Adviser Sir Patrick Vallance admitted that it may still be a long time before the world gets back to normal despite the distribution of coronavirus vaccines. While speaking on Sky News he said that in the UK there could be a significant step back to normality as early as spring. However, he noted that even …

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FL Fire Commissioner Arrested In Mask Dispute [VIDEO]

The Tampa Bay Times reports: East Like Fire Rescue Commissioner James Dalrymple was arrested in downtown Key West and charged with obstruction of justice after an incident that unfolded after he refused to wear a mask as required by city ordinance. According to a Key West Police report, officer Leonardo Hernandez saw a group walking south on Duval Street around …

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Biden To Ask For 100 Days Of Mask Wearing [VIDEO]

Time Magazine reports: Joe Biden said Thursday that he will ask Americans to commit to 100 days of wearing masks as one of his first acts as president, stopping just short of the nationwide mandate he’s pushed before to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Speaking with CNN’s Jake Tapper, Biden said he would make the request of Americans on …

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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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GOP Iowa Gov Finally Issues Face Mask Mandate

The Des Moines Register reports: After months of rebuffing calls for a broad mask mandate to fight COVID-19, Gov. Kim Reynolds announced Monday evening that all people ages 2 and older must wear a face covering when in an indoor space that is open to the public. Her order applies when people who are not members of the same household …

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GOP West Virginia Gov Imposes Indoors Mask Rule, Tells Businesses To Call Police On Defiant Customers

Charleston’s WVNews reports: Gov. Jim Justice issued several executive orders tightening up on COVID-19 rules. “Beginning at midnight tonight, I will issue a mandatory requirement to wear a face covering indoors in all public buildings at all times. This is not just when social distancing cannot be maintained, this is mandatory wearing your face covering in all buildings, at all …

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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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NYC Airports And PATH Train To Impose $50 Mask Fines

The New York Daily News reports: Mask up at the airport, in the bus terminals and on the PATH — or expect a $50 fine, the Port Authority said Thursday. The agency will begin Monday to impose the fines on those who refuse to wear masks at Kennedy, LaGuardia and Newark airports, on the PATH trains that link Manhattan to …

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Putin Reinstates National Mask Mandate Amid Surge

The Moscow Times reports: Russia has reinstated a nationwide mask mandate starting Wednesday amid a record-setting second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, consumer safety watchdog Rospotrebnadzor has announced. Russians will be required to wear masks in all crowded places, including public transport, taxis, parking lots and elevators, Rospotrebnadzor said Tuesday. The new nationwide rules come amid widespread reports of hospital …

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Meadows Again Mocks Biden For Wearing Face Mask

The Washington Post reports: White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows confirmed plans for an outdoor ceremony at the White House on Monday night to swear in Barrett, brushing off questions about whether that would be responsible given the outbreak of coronavirus cases after the Sept. 26 Rose Garden event announcing her nomination. Meadows also sought to clarify comments in …

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Former FDA Head Calls For National Mask Mandate

Scott Gottlieb writes for the Wall Street Journal: As a practical matter, it’s easier to wear a mask in the winter than the summer. A mandate can be expressly limited to the next two months. The inconvenience would allow the country to preserve health-care capacity and keep more schools and businesses open. Studies show widespread use of masks can reduce …

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Covidiot Disrupts Florida School Board Meeting: “You Cannot Force Me To Breathe Carbon Dioxide, Lady”

NBC News reports: A community debate over a large Florida school district’s requirement that students wear masks erupted at a board meeting Tuesday evening with police removing a man not wearing a face covering as he spoke against the mandate. “You cannot force me to breathe carbon dioxide, lady,” the man said, according to a video by NBC affiliate WFLA …

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Christie Pens WSJ Op-Ed: “I Should Have Worn A Mask”

The Washington Post reports: Former New Jersey governor and longtime Trump ally Chris Christie published a striking op-ed in Thursday’s Wall Street Journal in which he laments “the polarization of something as practical as a mask” and admits that his own failure to wear one at a White House event last month could have been fatal. “I am lucky to …

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