Within his first 72 hours of taking over the country, Biden issued restrictive executive orders that hits travelers the hardest.
From forcing hikers to wear masks, to his latest international travel ban, it’s clear Biden is determined to force everyone to stay locked up at home.
But now there’s a new order he’s threatening to enact. And if he actually goes through with it, travel as we know it will be officially dead.
USA Today reported:
“Today, we’ll be signing an additional executive action to extend masking requirements on interstate travel, like on trains, planes and buses,” he said during a televised address Thursday outlining his administration’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.”
As if airlines aren’t torturing passengers enough with the mask mandates.
… like kicking a 2-year old off the plane because they don’t want to keep their mask on.
Now with this latest mandate, they’ll be even more empowered to act.
But Biden didn’t stop there, he also ordered a mask mandate on all federal property…
… and yes… this includes National Parks!
As if forcing people to wear masks while they’re socially distancing and hiking steep elevations is going to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Give me a break.
And of course, like a typical politician, he ignores his own mandates.
Biden was caught celebrating his presidential “victory” at the Lincoln Memorial (federal property) without wearing a mask – right after ordering all Americans to “mask up”!
When his press secretary was confronted about it, she replied:
“Yesterday was a historic moment in our history. He was inaugurated as President of the United States. He was surrounded by his family. We take a number of precautions, but I don’t think– I think we have bigger issues to worry about at this moment in time,” reported Yahoo News.
Ha! So every American is supposed to bow down to the will of the President, but he’s exempt from his own mandate because he’s… celebrating?
As if no other American has occasions to celebrate with friends and family.
The hypocrisy is mind-blowing.
And Biden continues to crush the travel industry with even more orders.
Just last week, he mandated that all international travelers coming into the U.S. (including U.S. citizens) must provide a negative COVID-19 test to enter the country – or show proof they’ve “recovered” from COVID-19.
What a logistical nightmare.
And should you end up testing positive overseas, don’t count on Uncle Sam to help you find a way home.
In fact, the State Department just issued a stern memo warning Americans that they might have difficulty obtaining a COVID-19 test overseas – and remember, they can’t come home until they take one.
And the State Department strongly reiterated once again that if travelers do end up testing positive, they can’t come home for several weeks.
Okay. We get it. Biden doesn’t want us to travel overseas.
But he’s also trying to make it difficult to travel within America.
In fact, his administration has already hinted that to fly within the United States they’re considering forcing every person to pay for a test to prove they don’t have COVID-19.
“Last week, President Joe Biden directed U.S. agencies to make recommendations to “impose additional public health measures for domestic travel” and to consider new requirements for people crossing land borders. Reuters reported Friday that administration officials said that could include requiring negative COVID-19 tests before flying domestically.”
Of course, ambiguous terms like “could include” makes it nearly impossible for families to plan any sort of vacation. For a family of five to fly, they’ll not only have to pay for their airline tickets – they’ll be forced to fork over cash to prove they don’t have COVID-19.
Sadly, we wish we were wrong in our predictions of what was to come.
But it looks like if King Biden gets his way, Americans will be forced to stay home unless they’re willing to fork over a ton of cash just to jump through a slew of invasive hoops.
And even then, it’s likely Biden will still find ways to restrict even more freedom.
Welcome to 2021.
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