Wednesday, December 1, 2021

(Almost) Daily Meme

Malliotakis Demands DOJ Put an End to De Blasio's 'Unlawful Plans' for City
Leahb Barkoukis / Townhall Columnist
Outgoing Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday New York City will open supervised injection sites for drug users.

The Democrat claimed that “after decades of failure,” opening Overdose Prevention Centers is the “smarter approach.”

Locations in East Harlem and Washington Heights are among the first to open in the city, based on “health need and depth of program experience,” the Health Department said. 

“New York City has led the nation’s battle against COVID-19, and the fight to keep our community safe doesn’t stop there. After exhaustive study, we know the right path forward to protect the most vulnerable people in our city. And we will not hesitate to take it,” de Blasio said.

“Overdose Prevention Centers are a safe and effective way to address the opioid crisis,” he added. Others, like Rep. Nicole Malliotakis (R-NY...See tweet and letter here.

Biden requiring stricter COVID testing of legal travelers even as illegal immigrants have gotten a pass
Michael Lee | Fox News

The Biden administration is set to introduce stricter testing for both vaccinated and unvaccinated legal travelers entering the United States amid the rising threat of the Omicron variant even while illegal migrants have gone mostly untested.

President Biden‘s enhanced winter COVID-19 strategy that will be announced Thursday will require every traveler entering the country, including returning U.S. citizens, to be tested one day before boarding their flight, according to the CDC. The rule will also apply to vaccinated travelers, who previously were only required to show a negative test no more than three days before their flight.

But the Biden administration has refused to put similar requirements in place for those who illegally cross the border, claiming in September that such individuals do not intend “to stay here for a lengthy period of time.” “As individuals come across the border, and they are both assessed for whether they…Read more here.