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Christie Urges Trump To Promote Wearing Face Masks: “I Let My Guard Down” And It Really Cost Me [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, newly recovered from the coronavirus, urged President Donald Trump on Friday to encourage the wearing of face masks among Americans. In his first TV interview since contracting Covid-19 earlier this month, Christie — a close ally of the White House who served as the president’s debate coach last month — said it …

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Racist Mask Refuser Jailed For Assaulting Hotel Staff

Fort Myers’ NBC News affiliate reports: A Florida man was arrested and charged with assault and battery after shoving hotel staff and calling them vulgar names. Justin Mills, 24, of Auburndale, is facing one count of battery and two counts of assault after walking into a Courtyard Marriot in Naples around 6 a.m. Wednesday without a mask, according to the …

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Grand Jury Indicts South Dakota Mask Refuser Who Had To Be Dragged Out Of School Board Meeting By Police

The Mitchell Republic reports: A grand jury has indicted a Mitchell man on charges of obstructing a law enforcement officer for his actions during a Mitchell School District Board of Education meeting last month. Reed Bender, 39, faces a Class 1 misdemeanor for “using or threatening to use violence, force or physical interference or obstacle, intentionally obstruct, impair or hinder …

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VIRAL VIDEO: Nashville Man Assaults Film Crew Doing Report On “Masks With Love” Project For TN Children

Mediaite reports: Caresse Jackman, Consumer Investigative Reporter for Nashville NBC affiliate WSMV’s News 4, was being filmed by her cameraman in front of Napier Elementary School for a report on a group of women who are making “masks with love” for the kids when a red-shirted man approached them. What followed was an assault that was, by turns, harrowing and …

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Trump Retweets Article Ridiculing Wearing Of Masks

Days after taking a helicopter to the hospital, this morning Trump retweeted an article mocking face masks. From the Babylon Bee, which fashions itself as a right wing version of The Onion: In order to save lives and also because of science, Governor Gavin Newsom of California announced today that all restaurant food consumed in the state must come from …

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Canadian Anti-Mask Nut Arrested For Disrupting Flight Days After Being Charged With Quarantine Violations

Canada’s Global News reports: Toronto-based anti-mask activist Chris Saccoccia was arrested at the Moncton airport as he arrived to host an anti-mask event that was scheduled for Saturday. New Brunswick RCMP have confirmed that a 37-year-old man from King City, Ont., was arrested on Friday after they responded to reports of a disturbance at Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc International Airport. …

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WH Blocked CDC Order For Masks On All Transport

The New York Times reports: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention drafted a sweeping order last month requiring all passengers and employees to wear masks on all forms of public and commercial transportation in the United States, but it was blocked by the White House, according to two federal health officials. The order would have been the toughest federal …

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Italy Mandates Face Masks Outdoors As COVID Surges

Reuters reports: Italy on Wednesday made it mandatory to wear face masks outdoors nationwide in an effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus, as new infections jumped to the highest daily tally since April. The decree was approved at a cabinet meeting after a steady increase in cases over the last two months. It will probably be effective from …

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Tucker Carlson: Face Mask PSAs Are “Propaganda”

“This summer, the vapid governor of California made a propaganda video informing his citizens of our biggest state that if they don’t wear masks at all times, whether those mask help anyone or not, they are bad people. “What happened to all the watchdogs that are supposed to be a protecting us from state media and government propaganda? Oh, they …

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Trump Advisor Ridicules Biden For Wearing Masks

The Hill reports: ABC News’s George Stephanopoulos on Sunday pressed President Trump’s senior campaign adviser, Jason Miller, on the president’s limited mask wearing following Trump’s positive coronavirus test late last week. Miller stood by the president during his appearance on “This Week,” pushing back after Stephanopoulos pointed out that Trump “didn’t have to continue to go to event after event …

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Masked Trump Gives Thumbs-Up On Way To Hospital

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump has appeared in public for the first time since his COVID-19 diagnosis, giving a thumbs-up before he boarded Marine One for a military hospital. Trump walked out of the White House to the helicopter Friday evening on his way to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. The White House says Trump will spend …

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Mask Refuser Pointed Gun At Head Of Grocery Shopper

Myrtle Beach’s NBC News affiliate reports: A question about a mask inside a Surfside Beach Piggly Wiggly escalated to an assault involving a gun, according to a police report. Surfside Beach police released surveillance pictures on Wednesday of a man who they are looking for connected to an assault. Police spoke to the victim who said that he noticed the …

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Armed Covidiot Arrested For Menacing Target Staffers

Toledo’s ABC News affiliate reports: A dispute over wearing a mask escalated and a local couple is calling for a Target employee to be fired for allegedly denying them service for not wearing masks. The couple was charged, but not for violating the governor’s mask mandate. Matthew and Heather Nicolai will head back to court this month. The family claims …

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Mask Refuser Tased At OH Middle School Football Game

The Marietta Times reports: Noncompliance with state mask mandates during an eighth-grade football game at Logan and video-recorded resistance resulted in the tasing and arrest of a Marietta City Schools parent Wednesday. Logan Athletic Director Theresa Schultheiss confirmed the incident publicly shared via two social media videos online Wednesday. Schultheiss said the venue hosted 300 fans for the game Wednesday, …

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Covidiot Ex-Cop May Face Charges In Grocery Incident

The Gainesville Sun reports: According to witness interviews and a filed offense report, Marvin Rippner walked into the Publix without a face covering — against store and county policies. When code enforcers stationed at the store followed him inside and asked him whether he had a mask, the dispute turned ugly. Rippner, a retired Gainesville Police sergeant, said he informed …

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NFL Hits Unmasked Coaches With $100,000 Fines

The Associated Press reports: NFL coaches thumbed their collective — and exposed — noses at the NFL’s mask mandate in Week 2. The league responded with hefty fines of $100,000 per coach and $250,000 per club. The first three to get fined were Denver’s Vic Fangio, San Francisco’s Kyle Shanahan and Seattle’s Pete Carroll, according to a person with knowledge …

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Ghost Of Herman Cain Tweets: Stop Wearing Masks

The people running Herman Cain’s Twitter account point to an incident in South Dakota that was reported here yesterday: A man was physically removed from a school board meeting in Mitchell, South Dakota, on Monday night because he refused to wear a protective face covering. Reed Bender had attended meetings in the past and spoken against mask mandates, according to …

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WH Nixed Plan To Mail Five Masks To Every Household

The Washington Post reports: At one point in April, USPS leaders drafted a news release announcing plans to distribute 650 million masks nationwide, enough to offer five face coverings to every American household. The document, which includes quotations from top USPS officials and other specifics, was never sent. Before the news release was sent, however, the White House nixed the …

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Mask Refuser Dragged Out Of School Board Meeting

The Mitchell Republic reports: A member of the public was escorted out of the Mitchell Board of Education Monday night by Mitchell Police after he refused to don a mask as per district policy that mandates mask wearing on school property. The man, whom Mitchell School District Superintendent Joe Graves identified as Reed Bender, appeared at the meeting and sat …

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Indonesian Mask Refusers Forced To Dig Graves

The Jakarta Post reports: Eight people in Gresik regency, East Java, were ordered by local authorities to dig graves for those who have died of COVID-19 as punishment for not wearing face masks in public. Cerme district head, Suyono, said that he punished residents who did not wear face masks by making them dig graves at a public cemetery in …

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