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Biden to launch vaccine push for millions of federal workers

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By ALEXANDRA JAFFE and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR

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Biden has placed the blame for the resurgence of the virus squarely on the shoulders of those who aren't vaccinated.

The selfish idiots who chop not to get vaccinated and put their fellow beings at risk should have to face consequences.

Thr US is a responsible democracy, not a brutal anarchist dictatorship like Russia, and should set an example in vaccination.

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That's because it's illegal to fire someone for refusing to consent to an invasive medical procedure.

Only because the government is the employer.

That pesky thing called Human Rights keeps getting in the way of plans for a tyrannical police state.

Good thing nobody is assailing anyone’s human rights over this. You just have to live with the consequences of your choices.

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P. SmithToday  07:46 am JST

Only because the government is the employer.

I read the entire article, and it is about the government as the employer:

President Joe Biden will announce Thursday that millions of federal workers must show proof they’ve received a coronavirus vaccine or submit to regular testing and stringent social distancing, masking and travel restrictions.

P. SmithToday  07:46 am JST

Good thing nobody is assailing anyone’s human rights over this. You just have to live with the consequences of your choices.

Is this a law? An opinion? From a fortune cookie?

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it is about the government as the employer

Trump people...if you don't like these vaccine mandates just work for an employer that doesn't require them. That's what American free choice is all about. It goes both ways. For both employer and employee. Remember the Reagan drug test mandate?

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nishikatToday  07:56 am JST

Trump people...if you don't like these vaccine mandates just work for an employer that doesn't require them. That's what American free choice is all about. It goes both ways. For both employer and employee. Remember the Reagan drug test mandate?

Trump people? What about Biden people? Doesn't it go for them too?

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Trump people...if you don't like these vaccine mandates just work for an employer that doesn't require them. That's what American free choice is all about. It goes both ways. For both employer and employee. Remember the Reagan drug test mandate?

Persistently lower vaccination rates among Black and Hispanic people compared to their White counterparts across most states leave them at increased risk, particularly as the variant spreads.

https://www.kff.org/coronavirus-covid-19/issue-brief/latest-data-on-covid-19-vaccinations-race-ethnicity/

What is it then? A lot of Black and Brown Trump supporters, or are you wrong—again—about Trump people. It wouldn’t be the first time you’ve been wrong: Trump left, and Japan can’t even get the vaccine out on time. You’re way off as usual.

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Is what the President proposing even legal? Remember, the vaccines are not approved for general use yet. They are still considered an emergency measure. The FDA has yet to grant any of them full approval. So the idea of any employer demanding that employees submit to an experimental medical procedure is quite troubling to say the least.

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What about Biden people?

No, I'm a non Trump person, which means anyone from any party who is not Trump. In fact I wanted another Republican in the WH over Biden. Yes, I'd rather have a ham sandwich for president than Trump. These are Trump people....it's a special case and they think he's coming back to the WH in a few weeks.

Trump left, and Japan can’t even get the vaccine out on time.

They are trying. Normal people are looking forward to it. Trump people say the vaccine makes people sick and they get all their health news from Tucker. They are antivax and thank God we don't have have Polio now

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I was expecting a story about the January 6 commission. Strangely absent

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About time... Especially all those federally employed health professionals whomhave so far been vaccine hesitant

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And this is why my parents raised me to never work for the government in any capacity. I’m glad I listened.

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And this is why my parents raised me to never work for the government in any capacity. I’m glad I listened.

Then why did Trump? He just turned from a bitter old man to an even more bitter old man. He was not suited to be president since he is too thin skinned and he was focused on what people thought of him rather than his job of president. Even Nixon said that it is bad to hate people who hate you and Trump could not take it. WE know the Trump presidency failed just like his wall. But how has Trump and/or his family been helped from him being in the WH. Or a lot of his ex staff who cannot find jobs now?

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So Joe Biden wants his Fed workers to get vaccinated meanwhile letting 10’s of thousands of illegal immigrants into the country.

Two additional whistleblowers have come forward, accusingfederal contractors and senior federal employee managers at a Department of Health and Human Services migrant shelter in Fort Bliss, TX of mistreating children and telling them to downplay hundreds of COVID-19 infections among the children detained at the facility.

I hope the MSM will be held responsible one day for help in constructing a censoring dictatorship.

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So Joe Biden wants his Fed workers to get vaccinated meanwhile letting 10’s of thousands of illegal immigrants into the country.

Bingo!

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So Joe Biden wants his Fed workers to get vaccinated meanwhile letting 10’s of thousands of illegal immigrants into the country.

President Biden wants all Americans to be safe, but the loony right leadership wants to be safe themselves but not their sheep.

Everyone in the loony right leadership have taken the vaccine but are too much of cowards to admit it.

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nishikat writes: "They are trying. Normal people are looking forward to it. Trump people say the vaccine makes people sick and they get all their health news from Tucker. They are antivax and thank God we don't have have Polio now."

nishikat obviously doesn't watch "Tucker" or doesn't understand what he is saying...Tucker is no anti-vaxxer, but he does point out the ever shifting, Orwellian "down-the-memory" hole "logic" of the Bidenistas.

ulysses calls those who decline to be vaccinated "selfish idiots." I have already received the first injection, but my wife of nearly fifty years has postponed her appointment, worried about a possible reaction (she has allergies) and skeptical about the double-talk, even here in Japan. I don't argue with her...It's fascinating (and infuriating) to note how the same people who are "pro-choice" on all the politically correct issues become rigid authoritarians when it comes to the pseudo-religion that seems to have infected, as it were, all discussion of vaccinations.

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Tucker is no anti-vaxxer, but he does point out the ever shifting, Orwellian "down-the-memory" hole "logic" of the Bidenistas. 

Totally wrong, tucker, other than being a bigot and a misogynist, is a rabble rouser, who will do anything to stay in the limelight. He has taken the vaccine, but still casts doubts on it. It takes a special kind of double faced lying hypocrisy to come up with such bald faced lies.

ulysses calls those who decline to be vaccinated "selfish idiots."

I could have called them worse but the mods won't allow it. These are the people who want others to take the vaccine so they can stay safe.

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but he does point out the ever shifting, Orwellian "down-the-memory" hole "logic" of the Bidenistas.

In other words anti vaxer

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I don't blame Tucker. He's just doing his job supporting the Trumps and getting paid millions to do it. Nice gig....just say stuff like Hillary's emails and pizza gate. Easy as pie for that nice 8 figure salary to lead the Jim Jones Trump people

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President Biden wants all Americans to be safe, but the loony right leadership wants to be safe themselves but not their sheep. 

Everyone in the loony right leadership have taken the vaccine but are too much of cowards to admit it.

I think you’re deliberately overlooking the actions of the democrats. More than a million people have walked across the border since Biden’s been in office; everyone blames him, from righties to the migrants to the presidents of the migrants’ countries. There’s no longer a dispute about Biden’s border policy. The only question is, how many of the million or so walked in with COVID. And then there’s the runaway dems who contracted and most likely spread COVID. You can’t just keep blaming Trump and righties just to keep your world from crumbling. We all see what’s true despite your desperate efforts to blame all the ills of humanity on Trump and his voters.

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Totally wrong, tucker, other than being a bigot and a misogynist,

proof? The left msm tried to make that one stick and it failed miserably.

is a rabble rouser, who will do anything to stay in the limelight.

Limelight, see his latest ratings, they’re crushing everyone.

He has taken the vaccine, but still casts doubts on it.

As he should given what we are finding out each and everyday, but you’re not supposed to ask, you’re just supposed to blindly listen to Joe and Fauci and not ask any questions, we are all just supposed to listen and submit to whatever the government wants. Yeah, screw that.

It takes a special kind of double faced lying hypocrisy to come up with such bald faced lies.

The msm tried that one as well and couldn’t show zero proof of that. This is why CNN is on its last legs.

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More than a million people have walked across the border since Biden’s been in office

Really? I thought it was 10 million. That's what anti vax Tucker said

There’s no longer a dispute about Biden’s border policy.

Better than Trump's wall policy where the illegals just need a ladder policy. But Trump also wanted to make an alligator moat (this is no joke)

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proof? The left msm tried to make that one stick and it failed miserably.

It’s stuck to him , but the loony right cannot differentiate the refuse from the one who expels it.

Limelight, see his latest ratings, they’re crushing everyone.

The bigot ratings, sure ,ROFL!!

you’re just supposed to blindly listen to Joe and Fauci and not ask any questions,

Hilarious that you’d blindly follow tucker who doesn’t even have the courage to admit he’s taken the vaccine.

The msm tried that one as well and couldn’t show zero proof of that. This is why CNN is on its last legs

ROFL sure, if delusions were wishes…….

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Agreed, they often have to wait for their loved ones to die before getting the message. But Tucker isn't hiring. And at the same time that's why he's getting paid millions. The guy is just doing his job being anti vax

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That’s them, my relatives can do what they want, my parents never liked working for the government in any capacity.

Interesting, and you are glad you listened.

I never realized you had this kind of feeling towards the military, firefighters, police etc.

Revealing.

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It’s stuck to him

If it did in an way or shape or form, he wouldn’t be on TV, so they messed up again, nothing new.

The bigot ratings, sure ,ROFL!!

proof? Nope

Hilarious that you’d blindly follow tucker who doesn’t even have the courage to admit he’s taken the vaccine.

I really could care less whether the man has taken the jab or not, none of my business and he doesn’t have to tell people, no one does and even if he did, that wouldn’t push me in either direction. Liberals like to be part of the group and do as lemmings do, we’re not like that. That’s his own private business and more power to him, but don’t expect me to follow and millions are glad that he’s asking questions and the best thing is, the left can’t stop him from asking, now should they be allowed to.

ROFL sure,

Check their ratings. Even Michael Wolfe excoriated Stelter the other week for lying all the time and this from a man that’s no conservative.

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