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December 5, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) — Across the country, Democratic leaders were locking down their citizens and destroying their livelihoods with the coronavirus as the pretext. If that wasn’t enough, they were flashing their tyrannical nature by subjecting their people to that treatment while they gallivanted around to expensive restaurants, traveled for Thanksgiving, and one even flew to Mexico for a wedding. At the same time, their gremlins in the liberal media covered up their disgusting hypocrisy.

Two weeks ago, when those leaders and the media were telling people not to celebrate Thanksgiving, California Governor Gavin Newsom (D) was caught red-handed as he and members of the state’s health groups wined and dined inside at an expensive restaurant without masks. Before the pictures came out, those in attendance lied and claimed they were outside and socially distant.

For days, the broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, and NBC) refused to cover Newsom’s let-them-eat-cake-at-home moment. Eventually, CBS This Morning got around to talking about it but the networks still wouldn’t talk about the dozen cases of Democratic politicians breaking their own edicts. And the people had had enough of it.

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PETITION UPDATE (8/27/2020)

Thank you for continuing to SIGN and SHARE this petition, which asks policymakers at all levels of government to reverse mandatory mask orders within their borders.

Facebook has restored the share link for this petition, saying that the decision to block it was a 'mistake...'

Please share with your Facebook friends, but we should all take heed of this warning: when an organization or individuals have to beg, plead and cajole just to express objective truths, it may be time to start looking for other social networking platforms.

Facebook needs to treat its users with respect, no matter their political persuasion. Moreover, Facebook needs to treat objective reality and facts with more respect.

One-size-fits-all oppressive government mask mandates must stop!

Healthy adults and children should not be forced - by the state - to wear masks when the risk of infection is low and the benefit of wearing a mask is highly questionable.

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PETITION UPDATE (8/25/2020)

Facebook is actively censoring this petition, saying that some people find it 'abusive.'

How anyone could find alternate facts about oppressive mask mandates 'abusive' is incredible...that is, impossible to believe.

This is exactly the kind of censorship which Big Tech is getting a bad reputation for.

The fact that Facebook calls differing opinion and objective reality "abusive" says a lot about Facebook and their agenda to silence reason and logic, not just conservatives and Christians.

But, people are more intelligent than Facebook give them credit for.

And, the more this continues, the more reasonable people will look alternate platforms to share their thoughts and connect with their friends and family. The more that happens, the less revenue Facebook will generate.

All of us have a decision to make, and the time is coming where we might have to tell our Facebook friends that we are moving to another platform.

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One-size-fits-all oppressive government mask mandates must stop!

Healthy adults and children should not be forced - by the state - to wear masks when the risk of infection is low and the benefit of wearing a mask is highly questionable.

Please SIGN this petition which asks policymakers at all levels of government to reverse mandatory mask mandates within their borders

Public health policies should be based on science and logic, not on the type of political posturing and virtue-signaling which led Joe Biden to recently call for a national mask mandate.

And, public health policies certainly shouldn't lead to a situation where more people could become sick.

But, that is exactly what these mandatory mask mandates are doing.

Here are four inconvenient facts about masks:

1) Masks** are largely ineffective at stopping the transmission of viruses.

The vast majority of masks worn by the public are made from material which cannot filter-out viruses because virus particles are too small to catch or obstruct.  Wearing cloth masks to stop a virus is like putting a bee in a bird cage to keep it from flying away.

Wearing a mask for long periods of time ensures that the wearer has a warm and moist receptacle around his or her mouth, on which viruses and bacteria can land and accumulate.

Thus, masks are actually likely to have little effect in stopping the spread of COVID-19 acting as a barrier, but could actually make things worse acting as a receptacle.

2) Mandates which call for masks to be worn outdoors are both absurd and oppressive.

3) There are clearly documented hazards of wearing masks for long periods of time.

4) And, since school is on everyone's mind...

Notwithstanding the above information on the ineffectiveness of most masks against viruses, we don't know if asymptomatic children can even transmit the virus.

But, it was a reported in an article in the July 21, 2020 Uk Times that: "There has been no recorded case of a teacher catching the coronavirus from a pupil anywhere in the world, according to one of the UK government's leading scientific advisers."

And, we also know that children are extremely unlikely to get seriously ill or die from COVID infections. In any case, children cannot possibly be expected to wear a mask properly in a way that would cut transmission.

There are still a lot of unknowns about COVID-19, but we have grown in our understanding of this disease since the beginning of the crisis.

The knowledge we have gained should allow government and health authorities to make more nuanced policies than the current one-size-fits-all mask mandates.

Where are the legislative hearings in county commissions, and state, provincial or federal legislatures before these drastic actions are mandated? Where are the open and transparent debates among experts that provide our representatives with the necessary information to make good policy decisions?

The real pandemic is the panic and the resulting tyranny that is being caused by dictatorial governors, corporate media and the monopolistic Big Tech.

The truth is that COVID-19 is like a bad cold for most people; this is not ebola or the plague.

Of course, the very elderly and those with serious health conditions should take precautions or be quarantined, but the rest of society should begin the long process of returning to normality.

The frenzy to force everyone to wear a mask, at all times, has gone beyond all comprehension, and goes against science and logic.

Please SIGN this petition which asks policymakers at all levels of government to reverse any mandatory mask order within the borders of their county, state, province, or country.

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FOR MORE INFORMATION:

'Explosion in mandatory masking isn’t driven by science, but fear', PART I - https://www.lifesitenews.com/blogs/explosion-in-mandatory-masking-isnt-driven-by-science-but-fear

'Explosion in mandatory masking isn’t driven by science, but fear', PART II - https://www.lifesitenews.com/blogs/explosion-in-mandatory-masking-isnt-driven-by-science-but-fear-part-ii

OSHA Document on Surgical Masks and Respirators stating that surgical masks do NOT prevent airborne particles (e.g. viruses) from being inhaled - https://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3219.pdf

'PETER HITCHENS: Face masks turn us into voiceless submissives - and it’s not science forcing us to wear them, it’s politics' - https://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-8537489/PETER-HITCHENS-Face-masks-turn-voiceless-submissives.html

**Here, we are referring to the masks worn by the vast majority of the public, not to specialist masks or respirator-type masks.

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As reported on Thursday by correspondent William La Jeunesse during the Fox News Channel’s Special Report, “Around the U.S., a backlash, not just against what many see as arbitrary rules, but a double standard.”

He played a soundbite of Danny Presti, a New York restaurant owner who was arrested for “trespassing” at his own establishment because he broke Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio’s destructive decrees.

[Watch Fox News’s video here.]

“We wanted to bring awareness to what’s going on to all businesses. The idea is to get our livelihoods back. We need to be able to provide for our families,” he told the press.

Then there was the recent case of Austin Mayor Steve Alder (D), who put out a video (where he was literally looking down at the camera) telling his residents to stay home and alone for Thanksgiving. It was later discovered that Alder had filmed the video while in Mexico for a wedding.

“Now we know that video from Austin Mayor Stephen Adler was recorded in Mexico, where he flew on a private jet with eight others, following a wedding with 20 guests, while the city discouraged gatherings of 10 on [sic] more,” reported La Jeunesse.

Adding: “Adler becomes the 12th Democratic official caught saying one thing while doing another, often in violation of rules they endorsed.”

Adler may have been the 12th, but the broadcast networks at large had neither covered nor condemned any of them. Meanwhile, they meticulously counted every time President Trump didn’t wear a mask, even after he got over COVID.

Cuomo and de Blasio were among those 12. The former tried to have his family travel across the country for Thanksgiving (which he told the plebs they couldn’t do), and the latter was exercising in gyms when others weren’t allowed to.

The list of Democratic politicians breaking dining regulations was stacked. The list included Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, San Francisco Mayor London Breed (she ate at the same place Newsom did), Los Angeles County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl (she partook in outdoor dining shortly after banning the practice), and Denver Mayor Michael Handcock (he traveled for Thanksgiving while telling others to stay home).

They were disgusting perpetrations of ‘do as I say, not as I do … or I’ll arrest you.’ And the media were defending it. In fact, on Thursday, NBC Nightly News smeared those opposed to lockdowns as against saving lives. “And while more states enact restrictions, massive protests against them grow louder. Authorities say they're trying to save lives. Like Leslie and Patricia McWaters,” chided reporter Miguel Almaguer.

The transcript is below.

Fox News Channel’s Special Report
December 3, 2020
6:04:35 p.m. Eastern

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WILLIAM LA JEUNESSE: On New York’s Staten Island, police arrested Danny Presti for trespassing in his own bar and violating a state curfew.

DANNY PRESTI: We wanted to bring awareness to what’s going on to all businesses. The idea is to get our livelihoods back. We need to be able to provide for our families.

LA JEUNESSE: Around the U.S., a backlash, not just against what many see as arbitrary rules, but a double standard.

MAYOR STEVE ADLER (D-Austin, TX): We need to, you know, stay home if you can, do everything we can to try to keep the numbers down. This is not the time to relax.

LA JEUNESSE: Now we know that video from Austin Mayor Stephen Adler was recorded in Mexico, where he flew on a private jet with eight others, following a wedding with 20 guests, while the city discouraged gatherings of 10 on more. Last night, he issued this mea culpa.

ADLER: I'm sorry I took that trip. It was a lapse in judgment.

LA JEUNESSE: Adler becomes the 12th Democratic official caught saying one thing while doing another, often in violation of rules they endorsed.

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Published with permission from NewsBusters.

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