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Marjorie Taylor Greene hit with third fine for not wearing mask on House floor

Discussion in 'North American Politics' started by Stevicus, Oct 26, 2021.

  1. Stevicus

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    Marjorie Taylor Greene hit with third fine for not wearing mask on House floor (nbcnews.com)

    She's racked up a total of $5500 in fines.

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    She could show up in a space suit next time. That should be enough to comply with the mask mandate.
     
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    Maybe the fine needs to be larger for 3rd and subsequent offense. 100% of her salary.
     
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  4. Twilight Hue

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    Good. It's a stand for personal freedom of choice and she's complying with the mandate in the process unless she's refuses to pay the fines.

    It should be enough to just have her temp quickly tested that she's not running a fever, and answering a few health questions.

    Personally I think she ought to wear the mask though.
     
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    I think if you repetitively show you can't meet your job's requirements, you shouldn't have it.
     
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  6. Twilight Hue

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    Not when it crosses lines. That's where the brakes need to be applied.
     
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    If my job crossed my moral lines, I'd get a new job.
     
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  8. Twilight Hue

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    The lines would be, "Can a company dictate what people can and cannot do with their own bodies and person under any threat or sanction"?

    Better still if a person of unusual intelligence and or ability refuses, what would likely happen?

    It's not like putting in a want ad to replace this rare type of person.


    Think Enstien or Hawkings level.
     
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    Can an employee dictate that the company must
    allow disease carrying employees to infect others?
    Anti-vaxers are so obsessed with their entitlement
    to do as the please on the job, but they care little
    for the rights of their employer to set job requirements
    to ensure safety. Typhoid Mary was not right.

    Consider also that anti-vaxers expect to be given
    sick time with pay, & to cover their medical expenses
    when they contract Covid. They should show some
    responsibility, & not become a needless burden.
     
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  10. Twilight Hue

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    I'd like to see that if it involves a key individual that would be almost impossible to replace at great detriment and or damage if such a person would leave.
     
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    Its a piece of clothing. That's all.

    I had to wear a flap of fabric in my shirt at my old job to prevent showing cleavage. Did I like it? No. But because I desired employment, I complied.

    Its not that big of a deal.
     
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    Everyone is replaceable.
    Job requirements are the employers province.
    Don't like'm? Don't work there.
     
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  13. Twilight Hue

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    Maybe for you or me it isn't all that problematic but others might not see it in that regard.
     
  14. Twilight Hue

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    I don't believe that for a New York minute.
     
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    So you think government should dictate against
    safety measures that employers can require of
    employees?
    Don't be a big government type.
     
  16. Twilight Hue

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    Not when it violates personal choice.

    A simple test ought to suffice.
     
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    "Personal choice" isn't an absolute right.
    I once fired a guy for showing up drunk.
    (His choice was entirely unacceptable.)
    I'd fire someone for showing up unvaccinated against a dangerous
    pandemic. Why? The danger posed to tenants & co-workers.
    Also, an unvaccinated employee is more costly in downtime
    & reduced productivity if they become a Covid long hauler with
    lingering maladies, eg, brain fog.
     
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  18. Twilight Hue

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    Replaceable ones sure.

    Your loss if it's someone valuable and has skills hardly no one else possesses and cannot be replaced easily.

    Like a person working at Moog. Top level clearances. Rocket science types.
     
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    Then those others have the right to seek employment in a place that reflects their values.
     
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    It's my decision.
    But the wayward employee suffers the loss of doing my bidding.
    (I'm a wonderful employer.)
     
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