Biden Actions ... And Reactions

Kyle

Let's Go Brandon!
PREMO Member
Interesting...
What happens if a Boeing, Lockheed Martin, or the likes says "Nah. We are not forcing our sub contractors to get the shot." Is Biden just going to kill the programs?
It's more likely that companies dependent upon govt. contracts will bend to federal will.
 

OccamsRazor

Active Member
In the past, the contractors have bent over backwards to satisfy requirements so as not to loose contracts. That's a lot of people to lay off if a contract gets cancelled.
Also interesting. I have always heard that contractors, especially prime contractors, are consistently late with deliveries. Seems if they were that interested in layoffs then they would focus on delivering on-time.
 

Sneakers

Just sneakin' around....
Also interesting. I have always heard that contractors, especially prime contractors, are consistently late with deliveries. Seems if they were that interested in layoffs then they would focus on delivering on-time.
Different animal, has nothing to do with covid shots.
 

GURPS

INGSOC
PREMO Member
Biden's vaccine mandate is a legal mess and a logistical disaster


As a part of his umpteenth plan to stop the pandemic, the White House announced a series of vaccine requirements. Two of these, one for contractors with the federal government and another for healthcare workers at facilities funded by Medicare and Medicaid, seem kosher enough, legally speaking. But Biden's signature mandate is directed at the 80 million workers at private businesses with 100 or more employees.

"The Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is developing a rule that will require all employers with 100 or more employees to ensure their workforce is fully vaccinated or require any workers who remain unvaccinated to produce a negative test result on at least a weekly basis before coming to work," the administration announced. "OSHA will issue an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) to implement this requirement."

That sound you hear is labor lawyers across the country licking their lips over the prospect of profits.
 

GURPS

INGSOC
PREMO Member
Joe Biden’s incoherent, fear-mongering COVID vaccine speech



Joe Biden’s speech on COVID was bizarrely incoherent.

He told the American people without qualification that fully vaccinated people are at incredibly low risk: “Only 1 out of every 160,000 fully vaccinated Americans was hospitalized for COVID per day.”

Then he promised to shield them against the evil people who are threatening their very lives: “We’re going to protect the vaccinated from unvaccinated coworkers.”

But Joe, you just said the vaccinated were already protected!

The danger in what Biden himself called an “epidemic of the unvaccinated” is to the unvaccinated. That is what all the data show. Ninety-nine percent of the hospitalizations and more than 99 percent of the deaths from the Delta variant are among the unvaccinated.
 

GURPS

INGSOC
PREMO Member
Biden declares sweeping new vaccine mandate: 'This is not about freedom'




In his speech, Biden expressed frustration with unvaccinated Americans multiple times and said that he "understands" the "anger" that the vaccinated have against those who have not taken the vaccine.

"We've been patient but our patience is wearing thin and your refusal has cost all of us," Biden told the tens of millions of unvaccinated people in the country.

"Many of us are frustrated with the nearly 80 million Americans who are still not vaccinated, even though the vaccine is safe, effective and free," Biden added. "You might be confused about what is true and what is false about COVID-19."
 

Bare-ya-cuda

Well-Known Member
It's more likely that companies dependent upon govt. contracts will bend to federal will.
My question is will it require a contract mod? Everything the govt wants the contractor to do/comply with is outlined in the contract. The government at least NAVAIR seems to always wanting to avoid contract mods due to the cost.

I am interested to see how this plays out.
 

GURPS

INGSOC
PREMO Member
At times Biden seemed to contradict himself, bizarrely claiming at one point that he was “going to protect vaccinated workers from unvaccinated co-workers,” only to later claim that “as the science makes clear, if you’re fully vaccinated, you’re highly protected from severe illness, even if you get COVID-19.”


“And my message to unvaccinated Americans is this: What more is there to wait for? What more do you need to see? We’ve made vaccinations free, safe, and convenient,” Biden fumed. “We’ve been patient, but our patience is wearing thin. And your refusal has cost all of us.”



 

GURPS

INGSOC
PREMO Member
Joe Biden Is The Reason Millions Of Americans Don’t Want Anything To Do With A COVID Shot










None of these recent PR disasters are surprising, though. After all, this is the same president who wore a mask while far away from other people after being fully vaccinated on live television. This is the same vice president who said before the election that “if Donald Trump tells us that we should take [the vaccine], I’m not taking it.”

This is the same bureaucracy that lied about COVID-19 origins, rushed the vaccine’s Food and Drug Administration approval, and told the vaccinated that actually, yeah, they should keep wearing masks. This is the same administration that works with Big Tech to flag coronavirus news it doesn’t like as “misinformation” and tells low-income workers they must comply with vaccine mandates, jump through nonsensical hoops to prove they’re healthy, or else be fired.

Biden says his “patience is wearing thin” with those disobedient Americans who remain unvaccinated. But if the coronavirus shot is really that critical for the unvaxxed masses, the worst thing Biden and his administration can do is to keep talking. There were never as many reasons to distrust the vaccine as there are right now, and that’s on him.
 

GURPS

INGSOC
PREMO Member
Biden Agrees With AOC’s ‘Tax The Rich’ Agenda, Pair Buddy Up To Sell His ‘Build Back Better’ Plan




The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget slammed the Build Back Better plan in August:
The Build Back Better plan consists of two parts: the $550 billion bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and a plan to use reconciliation instructions to enact $3.5 trillion of spending and tax breaks, mostly related to family benefits, health care, and climate change mitigation. Though policymakers claim both are paid for, a closer look suggests the offsets will fall short. The bipartisan infrastructure bill counts savings from policies that have already occurred, while the reconciliation plan is likely to claim excessive revenue from closing the tax gap and “long-term economic growth.”
The Utah Taxpayers Association offers a detailed rebuttal to the claim that the wealthy don’t pay their fair share of taxes:
The following graph from the national Tax Foundation, using IRS data shows how the top 5% of income earners pay an average income tax rate of 17.3% and the top 1% pay an average rate of 25.4%. It should be noted that this only accounts for federal income taxes. Once you pile state income tax on top of that the average rates jump much higher, especially in high tax states like California and New York, driving the wealthy to low or no income tax states like Texas and Florida.
Compare that 25.4% average tax rate to the bottom 50% of earners rate of just 3.4%. That is a massive difference. When it comes to the tax rates the wealthy pay, it is a fact that they pay far more than middle and lower income individuals. Their average rate is SEVEN TIMES higher than those in the bottom 50% of income. …
In the most recent year that complete data is available, 2018, the bottom 50% of income earners, those with AGI less than $43,614 (single), contributed just under 3% of the total taxes paid, or $45.1 billion dollars to be exact. The other 97% of the total taxes collected was paid by the top 50% of income earners.
 
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