Tag Archives: face masks

Cultist Mask Refuser’s Posts Go Posthumously Viral

The New York Daily News reports: U.S. Army veteran Richard Rose survived two tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan during his nine years in the military. The 37-year-old was tragically felled by coronavirus on the Fourth of July. Rose, who refused to wear a mask because he thought the virus was over-hyped, died just three days after being diagnosed …

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Trump Campaign: Trump Just Won By Wearing A Mask

Mediaite reports: Members of President Donald Trump‘s reelection campaign are trying to spin Trump’s face mask appearance in the president’s favor as cases of the coronavirus rise in the U.S. Trump finally donned a dark navy face mask while visiting the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland on Saturday after months of refusing to wear one in …

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Anti-Mask Florida Lawmaker In Critical With COVID

WTF Florida reports: St. Johns County Commissioner Paul Waldron caught the coronavirus and went into septic shock after voting against a motion to mandate masks for county employees last week. His daughter posted on Facebook on July 9 that Waldron “went into septic shock and has many organs struggling.” “He is currently in the most critical of conditions,” she wrote. …

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Trump Says He’ll Wear Mask At Veterans Hospital

Politico reports: President Donald Trump on Thursday said he would likely wear a mask while visiting Walter Reed medical center this weekend, taking another step back from his previous reticence toward facial coverings as coronavirus cases continue to soar nationwide. Speaking with Fox News’ Sean Hannity in a live phone interview, Trump said “it’s fine to wear a mask if …

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GOP Rep: “Tragic” Not To See Masks At Trump Rally

The Hill reports: Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.) on Thursday called it “tragic” to see people object to wearing masks during the coronavirus pandemic, including at President Trump’s campaign rally in Tulsa, Okla., last month. “I’m reminding people to wear masks every time they’re with other people outside of their family, particularly in a public place that’s inside,” Upton said at …

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MS Gov Mandates Face Masks In 13 Counties [VIDEO]

The Biloxi Sun-Herald reports: Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves is mandating masks and limiting social gatherings by early next week in Harrison, Jackson and 11 other counties with high spread of COVID-19, he said at his regular news conference Thursday afternoon. He said masks must be worn in these counties in “all shopping environments” and at social gatherings. Social gatherings in …

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Fox Contributor Dan Bongino: You Can Take Your Face Mask Mandate And Shove It Right Up Your Ass [VIDEO]

“I do not need power-drunk, pseudo-monarchs, little mini-tyrants – in my supposedly conservative county – sending out ridiculous, child-like, amateur-hour edicts demanding people wear masks in situations where the risk of transmission is somewhat close to zero. “You can take your mask mandate and shove it right up your ass. You understand? Because I will not comply. I will use …

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KS Paper Apologizes For Mask/Holocaust Comparison

The Washington Post reports: On Friday, the Anderson County Review, a Kansas newspaper, posted a cartoon to Facebook in response to a new statewide mask order from Gov. Laura Kelly (D). The image showed Kelly [photo] in a face covering emblazoned with the Star of David over a photo of Jews in Nazi Germany, with the caption: “Lockdown Laura says: …

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Trump To Hold NH Rally, Masks “Strongly Encouraged”

USA Today reports: President Donald Trump is returning to the campaign trail amid a spike in coronavirus cases across the country. Trump’s campaign announced Sunday it will hold a Make America Great Again rally Saturday in Portsmouth, N.H. The outdoor event will be held at Portsmouth International Airport, the campaign said. “We look forward to so many freedom-loving patriots coming …

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Kansas Paper Compares Gov’s Mask Order To Holocaust

The Associated Press reports: A Kansas newspaper whose publisher is a county Republican Party chairman posted a cartoon on its Facebook page likening the Democratic governor’s order requiring people to wear masks in public to the roundup and murder of millions of Jews during the Holocaust. The cartoon on the Anderson County Review’s Facebook page depicts Gov. Laura Kelly wearing …

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Texas Gov’s Mask Order Goes Out Via Text Message

San Antonio’s NBC News affiliate reports: Governor Greg Abbott’s two new executive orders about face coverings in public and gatherings of 10 people or more have begun. The new orders took affect at noon on Friday. The first order requires all Texans to wear a face covering over the nose and mouth in public spaces in counties with 20 or …

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Trump Say He Looks Like “The Lone Ranger” In A Mask

The Hill reports: President Trump on Wednesday endorsed mask-wearing in order to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, saying he is “all for masks” despite resisting wearing one in public himself. “I’m all for masks. I think masks are good,” Trump told Fox Business in an interview, adding that he would wear a face covering if he were in …

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FL Megachurch To Require Masks, Pastors Now COVID+

The Christian Post reports: Grace City Church, a fast-growing Hillsong Family church in Lakeland, Florida, waded into the divisive issue of mask-wearing in Florida Sunday when it announced that it would ask members to wear masks after the church’s husband and wife team of lead pastors revealed they had been infected with the new coronavirus. During an online service Sunday, …

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Study: Federal Mask Mandate Would Save 5% Of GDP

The Hill reports: A federal mandate to wear masks would slow the spread of the coronavirus enough to save the economy from losing 5 percent of its value, according to a Goldman Sachs study. “We argue that a national face mask mandate could partially substitute for renewed lockdowns,” Goldman Sachs analysts Jann Hatzius, Daan Struyven, and Isabella Rosenberg wrote in …

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Mitch McConnell: “We Must Have No Stigma For Masks”

CNN reports: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell reiterated his strong support of wearing masks and face coverings during the coronavirus pandemic, saying, “we must have no stigma, none, about wearing masks when we leave our homes and come near other people.” McConnell, speaking on the floor of the Senate, said, “The more we hate the pain and suffering that accompanied …

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Randy Rainbow: Cover Your Freakin’ Face [VIDEO]

Randy Rainbow is back this morning to mock Trump’s refusal to wear a mask with “Cover Your Freakin’ Face.” The piece is set to the tune of “Put On A Happy Face” from the 1960 Broadway musical Bye Bye Birdie in which the song was performed by Dick Van Dyke. The show’s plot was inspired by Elvis Presley having been …

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Mike Pence: Wearing Masks Is “A Good Idea” [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday encouraged people living in areas with coronavirus outbreaks to wear masks to prevent the spread of the virus. At a news conference alongside Texas and Trump administration officials at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Pence plainly called on Americans to “wear a mask, wherever it’s indicated.” “We …

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GOP Senator Appeals To Trump’s Vanity On Masks

The Daily Beast reports: Retiring Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) implored President Donald Trump to publicly wear a mask on Sunday in order to cool the politicization of mask-wearing, appealing to the president’s vanity in the process. The conservative senator ended his plea to Trump by playing to the president’s well-known obsession with appearing strong and tough. “People admire him and …

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VIRAL VIDEO: Man Won’t Be “Muzzled Like A Mad Dog”

Mediaite reports: A Florida man has gone viral — much like his home state — by launching into a rant during a county commission meeting about mandating masks to fight the coronavirus, during which he exclaimed “I will not be muzzled like a mad dog!” Earlier this week, CNN aired video of local Palm Beach residents flipping out over a …

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DOJ Warns Against Fraudulent Mask Exemption Cards

Via press release from the Justice Department: *COVID-19 ALERT: Fraudulent Facemask Flyers* The Department of Justice has been made aware of postings or flyers on the internet regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the use of face masks due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many of which include the Department of Justice’s seal. These postings were not issued by …

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