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Vaccine Passports: Why?

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Posted By: Dreadnought, 7/25/2021 5:20:51 PM

A number of countries are instituting, or proposing to institute, “vaccine passport” systems. This means, basically, that no one will be allowed to go out in public, or to enter most public places, without carrying a certificate of vaccination. Understandably, requiring everyone to have “papers” to engage in normal daily activities rubs many the wrong way. Thus, protests have broken out in several countries. Via the Epoch Times: France24 describes the protests in that country, attributing them for the most part to anti-vaccine conspiracy theories: Starting July 21, a health pass (pass sanitaire) will be needed to access any of France’s leisure and cultural venues

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Reply 1 - Posted by: earlybird 7/25/2021 5:52:10 PM (No. 856815)
To borrow a line from the likes of Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney and others on the Other Side, “that is not who we are”. This is a medical issue, a matter of not only individual choice, but of necessity (unvaccination) when indications are that the risk/reward factor tilts the wrong way. Nothing like this should EVER happen in our country, or anywhere else for that matter.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: earlybird 7/25/2021 5:53:32 PM (No. 856817)
PS. Wait until these countries, who have relied on American tourist dollars - and those of other countries as well - find that they have effectively cancelled their tourist industry. Let’s see what they do then.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: DVC 7/25/2021 6:13:53 PM (No. 856826)
Well, since you can apparently get the disease after their shot, what in the hell good does having a piece of paper saying you have the shot do? You can still get it, and pass it on. Just like an unvaccinated person. From Mel Brooks' "History of the World, Part 1": Count de'Money, "It is said that the people are revolting!" The King, "You said it, they stink on ice." Looks like the people ARE revolting in Paris and London. If you try it in DC, you will spend the rest of your life in the Lubyanka prison after arrest by the FBI/KGB.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Catherine 7/25/2021 6:41:08 PM (No. 856837)
Eventually, I guess, the bulb will go off and people will realize covid was not about flu, it was about control of the world. I'm waiting to see just how far this gets. Those shots are not to protect anyone.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: mc squared 7/25/2021 7:00:31 PM (No. 856849)
Letters Of Transit
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Reply 6 - Posted by: NeverForget 7/25/2021 7:19:33 PM (No. 856865)
#4 -- Don't hold your breath. It turns out that the American people aren't the brave and rational people with a healthy dose of skepticism I thought we were. 😥
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Golden Goose 7/25/2021 8:08:02 PM (No. 856894)
Why do so many of us continue to give them the benefit of every doubt, and continue to ask dumb questions about their motives? Why do you think they want to require vaccine passports? To protect you?
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Reply 8 - Posted by: paral04 7/25/2021 8:55:06 PM (No. 856919)
well, then let's do this right. Include not having vaccinations for sexually transmitted disease, Small Pox, Measles, Infantile paralysis, Whooping Cough, Chicken pox or any other communicable disease must show vaccinations for these. More people died of Aids that Covid so this is justified.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: mifla 7/26/2021 4:36:28 AM (No. 857039)
If voter IDs are racist, so are vaccine passports.
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