Category Archives: Hygiene Theater

Libtards To Be Totally Pwn’ed Today

Hey guys, remember the convoy driving to DC to protest against the federal pandemic mandates (that don’t actually exist? And I might add wistfully “if only!”) – it’s heading to the beltway today: [M]embers of a truck convoy were seen … Continue reading

Posted in Hygiene Theater, mask mandate, Pandemics, vaccine mandates, Wingnuttia | 11 Comments

Ron DeSantis Fundraising Off Of His Assholery

Ron DeSantis might be a bully, but you know, he’s still an asshole: He’s fundraising over bullying children: In a Thursday campaign email attempting to spur donations “before the truth is silenced,” DeSantis blasted the “corrupt and biased legacy media” … Continue reading

Posted in 2024 Goat Rodeo, Floriduh, Hygiene Theater, mask mandate, masks, Pandemics, Ron ‘Meatball’ DeSantis | 3 Comments

Atlas Snickered

Schrödinger’s Senator, the physics paradox known in this dimension as Rand Paul, a man from the multiverse where anything is possible including being elected in the 2016 Goat Rodeo and being elected to the Senate or both or neither can … Continue reading

Posted in Hygiene Theater, masks, Pandemics, Rand 'Schrödinger's Senator' Paul, Vaccine, Vaccine Passports | 10 Comments

News That Will Drive You To Drink

Happy Hour News Guys, the Republicans are revolting! [“I’ll say, they stink on ice!” — Mel Brooks] Nearly 40 maskless House Republican lawmakers walked across the Capitol and onto the Senate floor in protest of the Capitol physician’s decision to … Continue reading

Posted in Hygiene Theater, masks, Pandemics | 9 Comments

Texas, America’s Lab for Bad Policy

Governor Abbott is playing doctor again: Texas Gov. Abbott threatens to fine cities and local officials if they impose mask mandates Gov. Greg Abbott signs into law one of nation’s strictest abortion measures, banning procedure as early as six weeks … Continue reading

Posted in Choice, Crazeee States, Forced Birth, Hygiene Theater, masks, Pandemics, Texas, America's Lab for Bad Policy, War on Women | 20 Comments

CDC Submits Spec Script To SNL

As we all know late last week, the CDC surprised the country by announcing that fully-vaccinated Americans don’t need to wear masks anymore, you know, except in a few places, of which SNL rightly poked fun. We mention this only … Continue reading

Posted in Hygiene Theater, masks, Pandemics | 8 Comments

Our Failed Political Press ™ , Part Infinity

I will answer this question, eventually: The new mask guidance relies on an honor system. Do we trust each other enough to make it work? — The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) May 15, 2021 These are the people that we … Continue reading

Posted in Hygiene Theater, masks, Our Failed Political Press, Pandemics | 6 Comments

Nuanced Take on Removing Your Masks

Scissorheads – This thread is from the King County WA Public Health officer who is offering a nuanced interpretation of the CDC Guidelines. His specific examples are from here, of course, but I think much of what he says is … Continue reading

Posted in Hygiene Theater, masks, Pandemics | 4 Comments

CDC: ‘At Ease, Private’

Yesterday afternoon, the CDC released the happy news that fully vaccinated people can now remove their masks under most conditions. As some readers and all good Scissorheads know, MPS is a great believer in Science. As we’ve noted before, IF … Continue reading

Posted in Hygiene Theater, masks, Pandemics | 14 Comments

Yo, Michigan, Whaddup?

Lord, the nut jobs are everywhere: Abortion, Nazi conspiracies derail Michigan GOP hearing on vaccine passports LANSING — A hearing to pre-emptively ban governmental “vaccine passports” in Michigan devolved into the realm of conspiracy theory Wednesday, as activists welcomed by … Continue reading

Posted in Conspiracy Theorists, Crazeee States, Hygiene Theater, Michigan, Pandemics, Q-spiracy | 8 Comments