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November 7, 2021

MLK suffered prison and worse to make us a better country. Rodgers wouldn't even wear a mask.

Asked if he was vaccinated, “Yeah”, he lied.

Now he’s lying about that lie. He cites the facts that both the Packers and the NFL knew he was unvaccinated, as an affirmative defense to his violation of the league protocol for unvaccinated players.

If, despite its complicity, the NFL dares to discipline Rodgers and the Packers as it has other players and teams deemed non compliant with COVID 19 protocols, expect a lawsuit exponentially nastier than Deflategate.


From the Daily Beast:
“You have a moral obligation to object to unjust rules and rules that make no sense,” Rogers said, in the process misquoting MLK, who wrote in a 1963 letter from the Birmingham, Alabama jail, “One has not only a legal, but a moral responsibility to obey just laws. Conversely, one has a moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws.”

There is no “law” requiring NFL players to get vaccinated, nor is there a league-wide vaccine mandate. There are, however, COVID protocols that all unvaccinated players must follow.”
September 25, 2021

CORONAVIRUS 'Vigilante treatments': Anti-vaccine groups push people to leave ICUs

I’m OK with this.


Anti-vaccine Facebook groups have a new message for their community members: Don’t go to the emergency room, and get your loved ones out of intensive care units.

Consumed by conspiracy theories claiming that doctors are preventing unvaccinated patients from receiving miracle cures or are even killing them on purpose, some people in anti-vaccine and pro-ivermectin Facebook groups are telling those with Covid-19 to stay away from hospitals and instead try increasingly dangerous at-home treatments, according to posts seen by NBC News over the past few weeks.
September 3, 2021

NY Health Commissioner repeals mask mandate for unvaxxed after federal lawsuit filed

As stated by their headline, right wing antivaxxers are celebrating and taking credit for a repeal of the New York State mask mandate that never happened.


In actuality the June 16, 2021 regulation, which included an exception for vaccinated persons from the NY mask mandate, was repealed and replaced on August 27.

The replacement regulation continues the mask mandate.


September 1, 2021

Texas school puts its first black principal on leave in furor over Critical Race Theory

"I am not the CRT (Critical Race Theory) Boogeyman. I am the first African American to assume the role of Principal at my current school in its 25-year history, and I am keenly aware of how much fear this strikes in the hearts of a small minority who would much rather things go back to the way they used to be," he wrote.

Whitfield, who is married to a white woman, was also asked by the school district to remove photos with the couple together, with complaints saying they were inappropriate.

August 15, 2021

Is it time?

42 CFR § 70.6 - Apprehension and detention of persons with quarantinable communicable diseases.

a) The Director may authorize the apprehension, medical examination, quarantine, isolation, or conditional release of any individual for the purpose of preventing the introduction, transmission, and spread of quarantinable communicable diseases, as specified by Executive Order, based upon a finding that:

(1) The individual is reasonably believed to be infected with a quarantinable communicable disease in a qualifying stage and is moving or about to move from a State into another State; or

(2) The individual is reasonably believed to be infected with a quarantinable communicable disease in a qualifying stage and constitutes a probable source of infection to other individuals who may be moving from a State into another State.

(b) The Director will arrange for adequate food and water, appropriate accommodation, appropriate medical treatment, and means of necessary communication for individuals who are apprehended or held in quarantine or isolation under this part.

[82 FR 6971, Jan. 19, 2017] https://www.law.cornell.edu/cfr/text/42/70.6
July 13, 2021

Leader Kevin McCarthy traveled to Selma, Alabama for " Bloody Sunday" anniversary.

but his once ballyhooed photo gallery depicting him marching as the lone Republican is no longer on his website. https://www.republicanleader.gov/photos-50th-anniversary-selma-montgomery-march/

To the public it appears he has flipped on voting rights, but his old speech is still online. https://www.republicanleader.gov/leader-mccarthy-selma-civil-rights-activists-held-america-promise/

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