Air Travel Vaccine Mandate Possible Says Biden
Air Travel Vaccine Mandate Possible Says Biden
Air Travel vaccine mandates could happen. IF Biden’s medical advisors say it’s necessary. That was Joe Biden’s response while walking his dog on the beach last evening.
President Biden said Tuesday he would impose a mandate that Americans be vaccinated against COVID-19 to travel domestically if his medical team recommends it.
When asked when he would make a decision on domestic travel vaccine requirements while out for a walk in Rehoboth Beach, Del., Biden told reporters, “when I get a recommendation from the medical team.”
The idea of mandating coronavirus vaccines for domestic travel has been bouncing around the administration for months, and the emergence of the omicron variant caused the White House to revisit questions over whether to impose it.
This is JUST after the CDC revised their quarantine guidelines. This is also JUST after Biden literally told the world that ummm…NO, he was just spouting political nonsense to get votes. A federal plan to beat back Covid? Was never going to happen.
Granted, is is also just after Fauci blathered to the media on Sunday and Monday about air travel vaccine mandates.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top U.S. infectious disease expert, said Monday the nation should consider a vaccination mandate for domestic air travel, signaling a potential embrace of an idea the Biden administration has previously eschewed, as Covid-19 cases spike.
Fauci, President Joe Biden’s chief science adviser on the pandemic response, said such a mandate might drive up the nation’s lagging vaccination rate as well as confer stronger protection on flights, for which federal regulations require all those age 2 and older to wear a mask.
Then again, Fauci has been pushing this idea for MONTHS now.
He just wants all the power without any consideration of what is really going on around the country.
Biden said he’s got a different plan in that people will get to order in-home test kits, from a website that is only an idea right now. Furthermore, no one knows whether the website will even appear next month.
Not only that, but people have been traveling throughout the country for well over a year now. How many outbreaks are attributed to air travel? I just spent 20 minutes searching and couldn’t find anything. What I DID find is that nearly 10,000 flights across the country were delayed or cancelled outright because of staffing issues due to Omicron and the massive cold that is going around.
Additionally, there are multiple problems with this proposal.
First let's hear pudding brains explain how this would benefit us when vaccinated people are testing positive over and over and over again.— The New Englander (@NewEnglandLifer) December 29, 2021
Yes, so how would this egregious air travel mandate work? Everyone regardless of vaccination status have to test before flying? Show your papers? Who is going to be trained to understand if the papers are valid or not? The TSA? Airline gate attendants? Oh yeah, I can see that working out so very well. NOT.
By the way, the idea of having to present papers in order to travel gives me the shivers. And reminds me of a horrific time in our history when Jews not only had to present papers, they had to wear yellow stars.
Another problem with this idea is that Biden already said the responsibility for handling Covid mitigation rests on the states. Yet Fauci is strongly pushing a FEDERAL mandate. The OSHA mandate is already in trouble. Why in the hell does he think that a nationwide travel mandate will fly?
Let’s also consider that airlines are still requiring people to mask while traveling. This even as the airlines ALSO point out that the planes have some of the best HEPA filtration systems in the world. This as our scientific experts are also NOW admitting that masks don’t work.
This new CNN declaration that masks “are not appropriate in this pandemic” is an Orwellian escalation. Can the media produce amnesia on demand? And will the people cooperate by wiping their own memories?— Walter Kirn (@walterkirn) December 28, 2021
Completely intentional. The ultimate power move
And back to those air travel vaccine mandates. New York City courtesy of de Blasio jackass is requiring passports to dine in restaurants. It’s going so well that cops surrounded a young boy (who looked like he was about 5 yrs old) and demand their papers. No matter how it’s going to be spun, the ONLY people who look bad here are the cops.
How will the enforcement of an air travel vaccine mandate work? Train up new TSA vaccine police? Put federal marshals on every single flight? Make the gate attendants, flight crews, and pilots police the passengers and determine who is acceptable and who isn’t?
https://t.co/FUB9ffzk1E A vaccine mandate for domestic air travel has been on the table at the White House for some time. It's time to implement that strategy, which will make travel safer & boost US vaccination rates. Biden clearly has the power to act.— Lawrence Gostin (@LawrenceGostin) December 28, 2021
Look, I know a LOT of people who’ve gotten Covid. I know quite a few in these last weeks and months who’ve gotten Covid AFTER they’ve been double vaccinated. Yet, here we have our political betters continuing to play games and fiddle while Rome burns.
When is this going to stop? When are we going to regain our common sense and STOP living in fear? When are we going to tell our political betters to fold up their tents and get out of town? We have masked, we have buckets of hand sanitizers, we wash our hands repeatedly. Our children got isolated because of fear-mongering and teachers unions, and now we are reaping the whirlwind on that. WHEN is it going to STOP? WHEN will we say ENOUGH??!!
Biden says he’s waiting for the experts to tell him what to do about air travel vaccine mandates. Those experts can go pound sand.
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