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Brian Mark Weber / August 20, 2021

Will Liberty Win Out Over Mask Mandates?

Biden picks a fight with several governors over masking in schools.

In the next couple of weeks — if not already — it’s back to the classroom for most of America’s school children.

Thanks to the Biden administration and willing governors in Democrat-run states, many of them will be wearing masks despite scientific evidence indicating that the masks most people wear do very little to prevent the transmission of COVID-19 or its variants.

Some states are giving into Joe Biden and Anthony Fauci’s medical tyranny, but others are pushing back.

Florida, Texas, Tennessee, and Georgia, among others, have banned mask mandates. (They’re not “banning masks in classrooms” as The New York Times falsely reported before a stealth correction; they banned mask mandates.) In Texas, mixed judicial rulings resulted in the state temporarily dropping enforcement of its mandate ban.

In these states, and some others, there’s a real discussion about balancing the need for public health while protecting constitutional liberties and commonsense freedom. There’s also debate about whether masks even really advance public health. Asking such questions has outraged some in the medical community and, unsurprisingly, in the Biden administration.

None other than Dr. Anthony Fauci, the witch doctor of American medicine, recently demanded that we “put aside all of these issues of concern about liberties and personal liberties and realize we have a common enemy and that common enemy is the virus.”

Put aside liberties? How does the nation’s highest paid bureaucrat get away with this? Of course, we know how: Democrats in power and their media mouthpieces always view our constitutional rights as an inconvenience. Anything that stops them from total power is dispensable.

(And as for Fauci, it seems that no matter how many times he flip-flops, his contradictory pronouncements are always considered gospel.)

Power grabbing is one reason why conservative, freedom-loving states are in the Democrats’ crosshairs, but it’s not the only reason. Texas and Florida are both populous states clinging to the concept of individual liberty, and they just happen to be in the sights of Democrats hoping to turn them blue in the next few years.

It’d be one thing if Biden and the CDC were playing fairly, but recently the CDC made the convenient “mistake” of combining several days’ worth of Covid infection rates into one day. The fake numbers resulted in an unjustified upswell of criticism directed toward the governor and the Florida Department Health.

DeSantis, who accused Biden of trying to turn Florida into a “biomedical security state,” isn’t backing down.

“if you’re trying to deny kids a proper in-person education, I’m gonna stand in your way and I’m gonna stand up for the kids in Florida,” he stated. “If you’re trying to restrict people, impose mandates, if you’re trying to ruin their jobs and their livelihoods and their small business, if you are trying to lock people down, I am standing in your way.” The governor is warning Florida schools who ignore his anti-mandate order.

Not willing to let states handle their own affairs — and hoping to distract from Biden’s Afghanistan debacle by picking a fight with these governors — the Biden administration is looking to bypass governors and order all school children to wear masks. And he’s threatening legal action against governors who don’t comply.

It’s no wonder Florida Governor Ron DeSantis thinks President Biden is obsessed with Florida during a time when the president should be focused on larger issues.

Meanwhile, the Leftmedia will say and write anything to spin the rest of us into accepting mandates of masks and vaccines.

For example, a Yahoo! News headline suggests that Texas Governor Greg Abbott, who took the vaccine and yet recently came down with COVID, got sick because he opposed vaccines and mandates. “Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, who opposes vaccine and mask mandates, tests positive for COVID-19,” it said.

Then there’s YouTube taking down a video of a real doctor, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul, for daring to counter the official narrative around masks. Indeed, Facebook and Twitter are deleting the accounts of anyone who offers a different take on masks or vaccines. To bypass Big Media, some people seek out local media to express their concerns. According to NBC News, so-called experts call this practice “information laundering.”

So that’s what it’s called when Americans don’t click their heels and salute to Biden and Fauci.

Over the past year-and-a-half, we’ve been told to trust the science, but the science is on the side of those who choose freedom. If you want to get your children vaccinated and have them wear masks in school, God bless you. But not everyone has to live under Biden’s never-ending medical tyranny or sacrifice constitutional rights in the process.

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