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As I said in in the title may be a shocking admission from not just by demonstration Joe Biden himself present by the end conversation about how to I hope in the ongoing Cove anointing crisis that I was in the last few weeks seen a massive uptick people.
I hear people who work here who have been made to Bert were down some people because of either exposures or positive cases. I'm sure you know people or you yourself or your loved ones are currently going through this current wave of COBIT. We don't want to deemphasize the real a serious threat of that. However, when we asked they asked Pres. Biden how the federal government was good to step in to provide a solution, a solution that he craved all the time he was running that when they got in office. They would fix the first thing they do was fix this crisis. What did he have to say. Let's hear from Pres. Biden might want. There is no federal solution to solve state-level Harlequin recovers from noon on the board. Here he talks about that a lot. Probably just down to where the rubber meets the road. That's where the patient is in need of help or preventing the need for help yeah and that is from Pres. by himself. So let's just take the one part. There is no federal solution. I we are joined remotely by Eddie, we also joined by Thea Bennett will hides in the studio with me as well as go to Andy first. Any really a couple minutes but so essentially now your present Biden saying what we've all been saying which is this needs to be handled on a state city County. You are a small scale, smaller government level, something we've all been saying that's what's been happening for years.
I will log into the first thing that I would say as a lawyer representing a client that if I was the government and OSHA. I would be appalled at what my client just said because my client just pulled my gaze out from under me by simply saying this is not a federal government's allusion problem. This is something that should be handled by the state, which is exactly what we have been saying so he is like a lawyer's nightmare made a statement like that to the public with respect to the OSHA position on the federal government position and power grabbing.
This thing yet there is no federal solution and family argument.
40 seconds and I got a wrap up the segment will be right back though to talk about this at length. Do you think this is like the Joe Biden of the last 30 and 40 years does not look like the Joe Biden of this current presidency is this Joe Biden's your truth seeking out you know you're coming out of of what he wants to actually say we believe switches very contradictory to what the current state of the more the super progressive Democrat party stands for Nelligan. I think it might've been a Freudian slip.
I think it might've been what he used to believe it is Corbett. Here's the problem with that and this is gonna be stating the obvious, but Logan obviously his actions are dramatically different from those words and in this this mandated time at OSHA that you know I'm sure won't be withdrawn even know if there's no federal solution. It would be.
It's about as onerous and intrusive from the federal level, as it could possibly be so Logan. I think you might be right. That might be what he Once upon a time believed, but it is not what his administration has been implemented and it's at the Supreme Court as we speak. Now it's recording couple weeks and will to clarify this.
This is coming at eight specific speech to the governors right. It was assumed call with governors across the country are about Republicans and Democrats on the call and Joe Biden wasn't forced to make the statement Joe Biden made the statement on his own voluntarily, there is no federal solution to this really get into that more is the broadcast continues to push for a call-in. Do you agree with Pres. Joe Biden that there is no federal solution to the Cove in 19 crisis was a call 1-800-684-3110 maybe one of the first times you've agreed with K let me hear from you will know your thoughts. In general, not just on that question gives golf 100-684-3110 record outdoors later in the show ACLJ.org.
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Our reply brief is due next Monday, so less than a week from today, the ACLJ, I will be filing a reply brief to the government on this very mandate role so that a solution today I would like to crisis something that we have been saying actively is not the way to handle this and you know it because you've seen how your state and local governments handle it. Some better, some were some of been too cautious of not cautious it up. If you have, you know your thoughts on this, but I really would do if your printer watch on Facebook what you share that makes her more people getting therapies that share button right now get on everyone else's newsfeed to be a see it on YouTube hit the thumbs up right now.
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I think with revenge of the Taliban's a great place to start, however, were still talking about will what's going on with the mandate we maybe we need to back it up and maybe I could picture to Andy, just for a minute here to explain what our case is getting people here mandates the other per the vaccine mandate is the vaccine mandate were talking about at Supreme Court. The employer mandate that it's an undue burden on the employer over Chris was over 100 employees starting next week to be over hundred ploys you if you're if you have staff that is unvaccinated. They will have to test and be massed and Juergen have to somehow not us are provided as employer but you have to implement it personally as a business that we are very pro-vaccine. We think that that is maybe going a little too far and it seems like resident Biden may believe that himself quietly. Yet here I love you and then you said it exactly correctly. This is going to be a tremendous burden on businesses and employers, and it's also been a greater problem for employees who are not vaccinated, who have to be tested periodically under this OSHA regulation which I believe is an unconstitutional regulation because right now the testing facilities are completely overcrowded. You can even get to them. So there's impossibility of performance and there's a lot to be said for allowing the states to take over these actions with respect to government and I think as I said earlier, the real problem here is what the President has said if I was the attorney for OSHA if I was representing the government, I would say oh my God, Mr. Pres., what have you said governors should be handling this.
There is no federal solution. What have you done to my case in the Supreme Court of the United States we have with the other side has asked that there be a stay put in place in this and has really been arguing that this is a state engineer is that there should be a state manufactured solution with the governors, Mr. Pres., what have you done my case by making the statement. I think guys are producer said before we start of the show. The Wall Street Journal editorial board said that the day is essentially the present United States is undercut his own case by saying that there is no federal solution and during the campaign login you'll remember the President current President put it all on President from you've caused all these deaths I'm going to cure in the eight months nine months that I take off is it's going to be cured and everything is gonna be taking care of will guess what, it's not.
And so it's not the federal government that is done anything the federal government has interfered and is continuing to interfere in something that is some that is a state solution issue receipt sweeping changes now over the last couple of days.
Yet we had pre-omicron. We had a good lockdown of international travel for African countries.
Maybe before they thought maybe it got here obviously it did get here up well before likely that ever happened.
Those policies are being lifted the quarantine pub process which we've all kind of known the 10 days with 14 days with 10 days now down to just five days of your asymptomatic within five days in a mask and take some of that because we know that's not just by the way, the killer companies go for working medical field as of yesterday afternoon that is everybody. If you are vaccinated your vaccinated. I believe test positive and you give you test positive exit just a moving target.
Now it's five days then five days out of quarantine, but with the mask things are changing rapidly with things like did it seem like things going crazy. We do know, obviously heading in to this employer mandate one of those big things is test. We know test have become increasingly difficult to get actually have a clip from Dr. Anthony found to have sure a lot of you love on bite number two about this situation and it's gonna be a big problem if were all as employers, including organization, and many other organizations having to implement these new changes.
If the availability of masks in the event that Massey available available of tests is not readily available in your stores or doctors every week they have to do this. It could be concerning you. You question somebody like Dr. batching hey baby there be honesty.
Let's take a listen. We already are in a situation where, quite frankly, we don't have enough test at this particular point in time to get everybody uniformly have the availability of testing that will change considerably as we get into January well right now. What I mean he has. I'm trying I may not yet.
I just jam you can't do the impossible. If you can find it. You can find it.
Just keep trying and doing your best will and moving to things you said including playing despite play into a lot of the argument were making about the over burdensome nature of the employer mandate. One is that if Dr. felt she and everyone is saying if you can't get these task that you just gotta keep trying.
That's can be extremely disruptive to the workplace.
In January, when people that are not vaccinated are required to have a negative test to go to the workplace. When on top of that. You also brought of the CDC's moving target on quarantine part of the rationale was not that the science shows that you only actually need five days. They even said in the rationale is that it's it would be better if we could do 10, but it's can be so disruptive to the economy to the workplace or to move it to five. It still probably can be okay but that also plays in the rationale. This is over burdensome when the, the regulations and the dictates that are coming down from the federal government are overbroad and then you read into the statement from the President saying that this is not a federal solution. This is gonna be at the state level, and this is what the Wall Street Journal's editorial board had to say about that. They said if this is the way Mr. Biden is going then he should notify the Supreme Court that he plans to have OSHA withdraw its overbroad vaccine mandate that would be consistent with his message Monday on the lack of quote federal solution and it might also save Mr. Biden from a high court smacked down yeah a lot of people are saying that is a lot of issues are: William Bennett half of the segment. I swear the same look work is always an issue when you start doing these kind of massive rollouts and changes specifically around new year where, yes, in theory, that sounds nice January ghetto January 4 right back at you just had a lot of offices, a lot of of the lease closed for weeks a lot of close over the Christmas holiday just what happens for a lot of smaller businesses have manufacturing slowdown even around. Then your trucking slowdown around then you have been coming in February. Like it or not I'm not sure where a lot of these tests are made you Chinese new year.
The comes out which even if it's not the exact kit talking about a lot of probably the pieces that put everything together probably coming out of factories in China. Chinese new your fear worked manufactured by the lake shuts down everything for weeks. It's not like a three-day prosecutor about weeks almost a month where everything gets shut down. So this idea that January was a great idea, or even near the holidays. A big problem. A big part of the rollout issue Univision happened a month ago.
Two months ago out of the Cuban seeing the issues you're having right now when it comes to this mandate observations with the mandate with the big problem to be implementation and hopefully will see what the court has to say about that. email@example.com if you want to give us a call and we have few people on the line 100 684 31 table play that clip again. We get back, and also the canal joining us a bit later in the show to talk about a lot of only one. A society can agree the most vulnerable invoice is, is there any hope for that culture to survive.
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There is no federal solution to solve the state level. It's at the state level, something that we've heard the exact opposite force. The last few years. Well, especially coming from but Joe Biden present buying in his administration that this would be solved at the federal level. They went after states like Florida, Texas and others have taken their own precautionary steps to some the agreements of the doubt. Truthfully, I think there's been a both on on from there. There been people there's been things are done in California. These addenda Florida that disagree with.
So I think that everyone has her own opinions but that again when you would start admitting that there is a federal solution solved at the state level me. Does he think no one is listening when Andy we are headed towards the Supreme Court case in a week almost on this type of situation and does this change the landscape of that case when you have the President saying these kind of things yes plug and it absolutely does.
Let's not being na´ve, Supreme Court justices, appellate court justices read newspapers. They listen to the media. They hear what people have to say the President of the United States who is leading the charge for a federal solution to this has just said there is no federal solution. The solution lies with the states. As I said this is a lawyer's nightmare. If I was representing OSHA what he ought to do is what the Wall Street Journal recommended direct OSHA to withdraw the employer mandate and let this thing be handled by the states because the President has said as he did throughout the campaign. There is a way I am.
When I handle this on the federal level will guess what you haven't done it. You're not going to do it.
You just said you're not going to do it. You just said there is no federal solution want to stop this in its tracks so that you are not, as the Wall Street Journal said smack down by the Supreme Court while and I think this if you look at the bigger picture goes to the issues we saw with the Afghanistan withdrawal with the border crisis.
The chaos that's created by the federal government under Pres. Biden projecting that they know what's going on but are doing the complete opposite. Behind the scenes and it's just it's breeding chaos across the country and they had so much fun projecting that they were going to be strong. The federal government was going to do a completely different approach than Pres. Trump. Even under the situation of testing which were all now concerned about it being more chaotic for the workplace, but this is what Pres. Biden said back in March 2020 when campaigning against Pres. Trump about the very testing issue. Let's play that bite love here. We know this was coming.
We know this was coming back as far as January. They didn't even begin to prepare the testing kits. I mean this is something that's on the sky elementary.
We talked about testing kits for now really get them while I look, I don't want to I want to talk down the possibility of us being able to do this well so the President then back in 2020 was saying there wasn't enough testing need to focus on testing now we're hearing that they're going to try to deliver 500 million testing kits which will go for two days. People will get one test like that's not a time yeah it is a plan delivered to the President in October by experts that we need to ramp up testing ahead of the holidays and to do that working to provide over 700 million tests a month so they're trying to get ahead of it and what of the White House and then my administration do they turn down that plan and now they're trying to play catch-up and make it look like they're in control but there turning down the solutions that they were trying to say would be solution back in 2023. I think a lot of the change log examines a constantly moving target near their trusting people who maybe they shouldn't be. Take advice from people he shouldn't be taking advice from it's a big problem with this current issue with the Cove in 19 crisis because it's a lot of people on both sides but a lot of people acting like they have the answers and pretending that they are scientists and pretending that their doctors and I think even have that in the administrations because it's okay every once in a while it we had a interview with Kelsey Gabbert on revisions Alabama to be able to make any donation which talked about how what a lot of us really want from our politicians right now is just for them to be honest just to be truthful and it is okay to say we don't know this is an uncertainty there are problems that are happening around this world that are not solvable in a political stump speech.
And that's okay.
We have to be able to get to that point promise were looking towards these leaders for definitive 100% clarity answers and they give you one and ends up having to be something that the backtrack a few months later and that is a big problem. The red have Washington DC you have in politics over the next decades. What I hope is that my generation were now in their 30s and 40s say enough. We just want people who are least honest with themselves because when you have Pres. Biden going out there and saying things like, there's no federal solution within a year ago or two years ago campaigning say there will be I will be the one who takes to bring group creates a federal solution and currently there is a vaccine mandate employer mandate Supreme Court right now because the federal solution. I put it without saying there's not. This is where the problem lies.
Let's take a phone call. Let's go to Tim who is calling in California to your on their my call.
My question what we have to do to get Biden out of the way of handling the coronavirus is making it worse, like I think of what I just said to his is still what I agree was, which is a lot of people saying a lot of things they don't know the answers to so he is the President there's not a lot that can be done about the ideas the President you would hope is that they put in a team well who could at least be honest with people willing to some degree.
I think part of the problem is that the President, as we've seen on almost every policy issue. Joe Biden is not the Joe Biden that was the senator the Joe Biden that was the senator was still a Democrat still liberal and policies but more moderate and he's been listening to the far left wing of his party since he was a candidate to stay in office right now is why he is now the President is because the far left wing and he still listening to the entire team of aides and people underneath him and cabinet members that are more left wing than he is and he is letting them take the charge on things, but then he has moments of clarity when he's speaking with the governors and says things like, there's no federal solution, which he probably philosophically agrees with. Maybe to some degree, but he still listening to all the people that he's put in positions which are much more far left big government centralized control then even he is which is saying quite a lot. I would get one minute left in the segment, some of you are listening on the radio and terrestrial radio for those who do some of you don't get all our right now. Your pie loses if you don'tů Got hold of her half-hour coming up and Rick Grenell joining us in like seven or two seconds.
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That's right get solved at the state level. Let's hop to a phone call and we have a few minutes on this next segment Rick Grenell joining us in the deep end of the show. The final segment of this half-hour will take as many calls as we possibly can you give me a call 1-800-684-3110 is a send the first of our is is the first time you've agreement.
Pres. Biden maybe that this is not a federal level, so there is no federal solution and a lot of us feel that way and feel like you should be treated on a state-by-state rate exit county by county or city by city basis gives a call 1-800-684-3110 hey were still the holiday spirit. Be kind to our phone screener.
I would appreciate that. I think you would appreciate me saying that the kind you is if you're not you get on the truth 100 684 and went to the cabin was going to cabin in Tennessee online one Kevin you're on secular oh hello, good to hear from you want opinion to that the federal government has a part that was much taking care of the administration. They indexed everything we needed to get the vaccines in the PPE and then later symbolically mobilized everything that I possibly could. And that's what the federal government needed to do, but now word a level where the individual states to take this thing to the next level and do what they ready to do the reasons are so much different 20 state of New York in the state of Tennessee and their saving and the funny thing Tennessee you know in Nashville need to have Certain Things Vote Taken Pl. in Wilson or Tim Tennessee where I live and others don't. Were all 6 feet apart. I think it will greatly looking New York the state of New York is different. If you live in upstate New York. If you live in New York City.
This can even be handled on the state-by-state because that's not how it's structured right Tennessee. Instead, Tennessee. The five major cities in the state of Tennessee, whether that's Nashville, Memphis, Chattanooga, Knoxville huge areas in the areas you 20 miles outside of their and there's nothing for 100 miles and that's just the truth of most places. So I agree with you but also I think you're right we did step in the federal government to step in. Got the vexing rollout nationwide. You can get readily available for free anywhere to get your vaccine.
You have that sort of situation happening yet again.
I can lease agreement present by the fact he said look I eyesight a bit of relief that were seeing that the sincerely, those following this winter. Pres. Biden said just a week ago. This is not going to be March 2020 in the terms of lockdowns, the terms of everything closing up. I had that like fear that was upon me when everything started to shut down look. We seen it, though, we see massive New Year's cancellations for a bedsit for parties and whether that's was going on in York and they've shrunk down time square to 15,000 people are mass were guarded fishnets canceling Atlanta's big New Year's Eve Catholics were seeing that over and over.
Even the President said that is not necessarily the case but at least we know as he settled the phone call that we have already seen steps be put in place over the last year and you can get a lot of credit to the trump ministration robbery. Schwartz been given a lot of credit for ramping up a lot of this it things here, but that's not to stop what could happen over the next six weeks, which is, regardless of how spring court case goes were only a few days away from that employer mandate going into effect can disrupt a lot of people look this people in our offices there unvaccinated because they can't want to because their doctors present at other previous medical condition or their family does is very legitimate. These are not you know out there.
These are real reasons they can't get back in his burden on them to handle this when there are five hour wait to get tested for so much going on. If you call 1-800-684-3110 heuristics because we can't. The second and third segment, Rick Grenell, next the American Center for Law and were engaged in critical issues at home and abroad. Whether it's defending religious freedom. Rejecting those covering corruption in Washington and fighting to protect life reports and in commerce ACLJ would not be able to do any of this. For that we are grateful.
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Still, when it comes to the Taliban in Afghanistan. We made that documentary series in preparation, knowing new stuff would come out. I think this is one of those important times we have to take a look at what's happening because the UN as may be expected of someone who is very familiar with you and yourself is proposed paying was his nearly $6 million to the Taliban and maybe we need to need to explain this a little bit. I don't know if I can explain it. Let me we spent eight years in the UN only work when there's US leadership in many US leadership now to make clear that the UN in the US and other Western allies had declared that the Taliban and as a terrorist organization. Now that seems pretty basic. It seems like something we should all be able to agree then that you don't find terrorists because the Taliban and is now in charge of the Afghan government. The UN agencies that are in Afghanistan feel compelled to pay the people that need to keep them say, meaning the Afghanistan government, which is now the Taliban government and when essence what the UN is failing to do is recognize that by paying the government there actually paying the very people could be attacking.
And so this is one of the problems that I've always had the UN is that kind of practical, real-world experience doesn't permeate into the UN. It becomes kind of this simplistic idealistic place where the real world goes out the door and that's why you know we have committees where if you're human rights abuser. You actually sit on the human rights committee and that's why that the Iranians have been in charge of that disarmament committee and others who abuse women and don't give women equal rights are on the women's committee and this is one of the things is that that doesn't make sense to the average person, and certainly didn't make sense to me after being there eight years is that the UN does a terrible job of limit. Living up to their own standards because they're unwilling to make really basic decisions to say countries are not equal.
This country is wrong and they want everybody to just get along and hug it out another layer. This which I find somewhat ironic is that the, the Interior Ministry, which would be in charge of the security would be the receiver of these funds and the chief of the Interior Ministry is under UN sanctions also under US sanctions and wanted by the FBI, but so the UN would be paying to a government agency is run by someone sanctioned by them nearly $6 million. Are they can end up penalizing themselves for their breaking of their own sections. It does, it seems like you're in bizarro world with this well you make too much sense. That's your problem you're trying to you're trying but let me let me make a jump here and let let's remind our listeners and our viewers to other examples where this is happening around the world. We got Hezbollah as a part of the government in Lebanon and there's a big healthy debate right now of what we do do we find a government that's in coalition with Hezbollah in Lebanon.
I think the answers now. I think we gotta take a very strong stance on not funding terrorism but look at the Palestinian Authority, who also had in their coalition government, Hamas, which is a terrorist organization and so the UN finds the Palestinian Authority and they overlook Hamas and they try to work with them.
The UN finds the Lebanese government and overlooks the fact that Hezbollah is a terrorist organization and now we see them moving in the same direction when it comes to the Taliban in Afghanistan. I think that the US government needs to be very clear and it's and it's a tough situation because when you say no money to the Palestinian Authority because your urine coalition government with terrorists and you say it to Lebanon and you say to Afghanistan you should hold the line, but you should also know that you've got truth right truth and the American way on your side. We should not be funding terrorists and by the way, there's a federal law that says were not supposed to do it so you know, the monger actually yeah Emrick. It's one of those things where people you say there we need to be out there and fighting for this the American way.
When the feeling the American ways of being upheld.
You have organizations like ours. The ACLJ you can mobilize a UN task force to go in and see what steps can be made. I think it's easy for our listeners.
Look for me as well to be very isolated when it comes to the world and say okay we have enough of our problems in America have the brain space to handle whether the UN is is dolling out millions of dollars to the Taliban and we have so much going on here at home, but I think it is important maybe you can shed light on to someone who again is been there, why it's important to have organizations like the ACLJ who have these UN task force that people like you who have been there and have worked on on these massive issues when the American government sometimes doesn't feel like they're pulling their weight in such a good reminder because I think you do. You can get overwhelmed with all of the problems and you could chalk it up and I think it's wrong, but you could chalk it up say while the UN is a mass we know it's a mass and let's not engage in that is that absolutely the wrong thing to do and I'm so thankful that ACLJ has a UN office has a voice at the UN. I heard them when I was there I see their power and I'm so proud now to be a part of that. But the reality is is that when you find the ACLJ you help fund programs that are sticking or Western values at the UN and let me just say this is so important and it doesn't just fall on deaf ears when we raise it at the UN has an impact and so people need to really feel proud that there are part of the ACLJ that they're getting to be able to have this voice at the UN in Europe. I can't say how important it is that we gotta have people who get off the couch, stop complaining, get involved in their world. We no longer live in a society where you just get to listen and say all that matter that's good, you have to do something, you have to help us as we appreciate that those words recommend if you want to give us a call the next seven to take as many calls as I can. We head towards the end of the year. It's really important the sport to work the ACLJ also that we hear your voice though what you feel is important.
Going into 2022.
We love to hear from you what hundred 684 31 tensor calls downhole getting that excitement in Rick we just have a couple minutes left here but I was curious because we've had you as a part of this broadcast for the whole year and in back and that some of 20/20, but it's really been impactful for our audience to hear your expertise and analysis on what's going on in the world, especially as we've seen such big issues like withdrawal from Afghanistan, even the border crisis. China's aggression I'm curious what your thoughts are as were just days away from a new year what some of the large Nasser national security issues and threats that were to be facing in the new year that will probably be talking to you with work days to come over so I'll have to say. Well that it matters. These issues matter to us.
Domestically were now living in a bubble. It's not a world away anymore. It's not like you can sail that's terrible over there but it doesn't impact me here. It does impact us, whether it's our tax dollars, or the fact that were fighting against Biden administration that that gives voice that gives aid and comfort to some of these very weak policies that are coming home and so I would say watch China that the rise of China is a really big issue watch what's happening in Ukraine. I set it on this broadcast before and I really believe that it's probably as we go to 2022 going to be a theme is that the Biden administration, love of consensus. Their love of the applaud the applause from the crowd from the Europeans is a real problem. The problem for us and in Ukraine because I'm hearing now from American diplomats in Europe that the Biden policy is staying with Europe close to Europe don't have any light in between our policy on Ukraine. Now that's a problem because Europe and the in America we don't share the same threat assessment we don't share the same criteria when it comes to how to protect our people look no further than Ron. The issue Europeans are not threatened by around we are so watch the consensus and the need for applause from Biden think that's a great analysis talking about that generally the applause when it contradicts himself give us a call if you have a comment right now I don't think Rick for joining us today and also this year and last 24 months how long it's been. Rick feels like it's been a heck of a couple years, but we appreciate you being on the show and without the support of the view the ACLJ. None of this could happen this show having people like Rick and amazing guests. Also on the show could happen. Things like our new series revenge of the Taliban. 10 part series which one of the first upset right now. Rick most views on series right now ACLJ.org. Any donation will be in your receipt, watching exclusively only when a society can agree most vulnerable invoice. Is there any hope for that culture to survive. And that's exactly what you are saying when you stand with the American Center for Law and Justice, defendant, we've created a free powerful publication offering a panoramic view of the ACLJ's battle for the unborn mission will show you how you personally. Publication includes all major ACLJ were fighting for the rights of pro-life activists ramifications. 40 years later, when Obama care means many ways your membership is powering the right question mission life today online/the American Center for Law and justice were engaged in critical issues at home and abroad. Whether it's defending religious freedom.
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John John there hello and unvaccinated people can get and transmit covert and why doesn't the employer testing mandate apply to all employees to question a lot of people have asked John. Truthfully, if I'm just being honest in looking at the data in the research, but I try to do a lot of research. Much as I can as the rest of us not pretend to be a scientist not pretend to be a doctor but still do your own research, look at me, but it's pretty standard that we know that vaccines whether you can still obsolete lot people are contracting covert that's pretty mild that it does work in the sense of keeping you for the most part a large large percentile out of the hospital and particularly out of life-threatening issues or least short-term life-threatening issues. We know that that's the truth when you can say whatever you want. We know you can have problems with the vaccine. You can know that that at least the data says that the data does say you get vaccine likely you're going to have a milder case. If you get covert now you bring up if we don't think they federal government should be mandating any of these things. So whether you eat it sort of splitting hairs in that situation because you sell your wise and ever.
Well, it should be. We believe it should be up to the employer to make that decision, not the federal government so I understand your point. If you disagree, but I also don't agree with the entire scenario that there should be a federal employer mandate to put in but now we see the burden would become much like I'll be honest, you probably of our of our employees. Even I hear locally. It's probably 20% or less that are unvaccinated and that's just the truth of the matter you talking about a handful of people in an office setting opposed to the incredible financial burden of being hundreds and hundreds of people now that being said, I don't agree with there being this mandate in general.
So whether you think it I don't like. I certainly don't like yeah of well you said this should be everyone else should be up the employer like that well into John's point as well. That's part of the reason why there are so many lawsuits against the OSHA mandate is because there are even when we see the CDC consciously moving the goal post on what is and what isn't appropriate quarantine time when you have things like that that the federal government has not done a good job of being consistent and he's pointing out what could be an inconsistency that maybe some are making an argument of that in their lawsuit and I aren't the attorneys on the show. So when I can give as far as deep legal analysis of that argument.
It's an interesting point. He raises but also that OSHA themselves were arguing months ago that they couldn't do this type of thing. Now they are doing this type of thing and then you have the President saying that there's no federal solution. So I think John does raise an interesting point when it comes to the fact of as far as the mandate goes that there do seem to be inconsistencies with the way the federal government is handling this, and including the way that the mandate to the employer's of either vaccine or testing is applied to their workforce and the way that it hits the employer against the employee because of the split burdens the employee is has the burden of either getting vaccinated or providing the task of which is as were hearing from Dr. Felty is from everyone. Almost impossible right now to consistently get a place of advocate for this it in the sense of what the concept of the employer mandate is to keep hospitalizations and deaths down so the idea is yes a picture job up against your own and how it would be arguing so nor their site well. The concept isn't about whether people get covert or not get covert. It's does this keep people out of the hospital and dodging and I think the answer to that question is yeah the vaccine largely does, but that doesn't mean that should be the law.
The law is in the silly support that argument. However, I could see if I had to be advocating for that side.
That's what I would say it's not about this is that it's not about your actually actually about your office is about a deadly disease that currently give a large percentage of people are not taking the what would be considered the lifesaving vaccine so I can see their point of view, whether you agree with that or not. I do not agree with the employee mandate, but I think that's the point of view. Let's go ahead and take another call. Let's go to Mike was calling online to Mike. Welcome whatever you do with all that he had said about the being no federal pandemic reconfirms once again that it really not that intelligent. He's really beholden to the Socialist party and he's really not able to govern according to his real belief. I think to some degree there. There is some truth in that, because whenever Pres. Biden is speaking off-the-cuff or there's many times when they he says even get in trouble for going to this question or if I don't do this, go through this list of reporters to get in trouble. It's it's often but yes, it's because they he does have many staff members and many cabinet members and everything that are crafting the position and policy of the administration in this incident. All this is initially abnormal when it comes to a Presidential ministration. There are lots of players underneath the President himself who are helping craft the policy and create that policy. The difference is, is that Pres. Biden has so many people that are much more far left than he is, that are creating and crafting and putting for these policies that when he does speak off-the-cuff off of the prepared statements. His own personal ideology is much more moderate conservative but moderated then the people that he has employed so it does still end up on his lap, though, that he is the one who put these people in the positions to craft these policies so he may not do so believe in them, but he empowered the people to be crafting this from the beginning. He is one of the founders of the Hyde amendment, we know honestly he's flip-flopped on a lot of that only the last few years. This happens this happens when any President becomes the President all of a sudden they start appealing to the fringe of their parties because they know that's probably who can keep them in office.
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