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I've started using a black Sharpie to make "prison bars" on my blue masks.

Thinking of buying a yellow Sharpie to mark them with the "Star of David"....

... just to make the sheeple crazy... (don't wear them when my wife is present, haha!)
 

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My "silent protest" today...
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Just take it off already....hell, I'm in the People's State, where people mask up their kids for FUCKING SOCCER GAMES and drive around with masks on - with the windows rolled up (that's just so they don't infect any potential car jackers), and I haven't warn one yet, don't own any, and don't plan to own any. I've only been kicked out of one place in over a year of this crap. It does get interesting though to watch people swerve out of my way when I come along, lol.
 

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Twenty Reasons Mandatory Face Masks are Unsafe, Ineffective and Immoral​

By John C. A. Manley
Global Research, February 24, 2021
Theme: Science and Medicine


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First published by Global Research on January 23, 2021

Nine Potential and Proven Dangers to Muzzling Yourself

1. Cavities: New York dentists are reporting that half their patients are suffering decaying teeth, receding gum lines and seriously sour breath from wearing masks. “We’re seeing inflammation in people’s gums that have been healthy forever, and cavities in people who have never had them before,” Dr. Rob Ramondi told FOX News.
2. Facial Deformities: Masking children triggers mouth breathing which as been shown to cause “long, narrow faces, narrow mouths, high palatal vaults, dental malocclusion, gummy smiles, and many other unattractive facial features,” according to the Journal of General Dentistry.
3. Acne Vulgaris: Moisture and germs collecting in the mask cause “facial skin lesions, irritant dermatitis… or worsening acne” (according to Public Health Ontario) which stresses the immune system, can lead to permanent scarring and has been linked to depression and suicidal thoughts (according to the Journal of Dermatologic Clinics). Children also develop impetigo, a bacterial infection that produces red sores and can lead to kidney damage (according to the Mayo Clinic).

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4. Increased Risk of COVID-19: “Mask use by the general public could be associated with a theoretical elevated risk of COVID-19 through… self-contamination,” states Public Health Ontario in Wearing Masks in Public and COVID-19. “By wearing a mask, the exhaled viruses will not be able to escape and will concentrate in the nasal passages, enter the olfactory nerves and travel into the brain,” theorizes nationally recognized board-certified neurosurgeon, Dr. Russell Blaylock, MD (in an article at The Centre for Research on Globalization).
5. Bacterial Pneumonia: At an Oklahoma Press Conference, Dr. James Meehan, MD testified: “Reports coming from my colleagues all over the world are suggesting that the bacterial pneumonias are on the rise” as a result of moisture collecting in face masks.
6. Immune Suppressing: Masks are often worn by criminals trying to hide their identity while perpetuating an offence (theft, violence, rape, murder, etc.). They produce subconscious anxiety and fear. Fear and anxiety activate the fight-or-flight nervous system which down-regulates the immune system, as shown in a study by the American Psychological Association.
7. Germophobia: Masks create an irrational fear of germs and a false sense of protection from disease, leading to antisocial (or even hostile) behaviour towards those not wearing a mask. (See the paper in the Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders titled “COVID-19, obsessive-compulsive disorder and invisible life forms that threaten the self”).

8. Toxic: Many (if not most) masks and face coverings (including cloth) are made with toxic and carcinogenic chemicals including fire retardant, fibreglass, lead, NFE, phthalates, polyfluorinated chemicals and formaldehyde that will outgas and be inhaled by the wearer. (See “5 main hazardous chemicals in clothing from China named” by Fashion United).
9. Psychologically Harmful: “I believe the real threat right now is what we’re doing to sabotage the mental, emotional and physical health of… our children, whose development is dependent on social interactions, physical contact and facial expressions,” writes Dr. Joseph Mercola of Mercola.com. “Between mask wearing and social distancing, I fear the impact on children in particular may be long-term, if not permanent.”

Six Proofs Masks Do Not Reduce Infections

1. Insubstantial: A CDC-funded review on masking in May 2020 came to the conclusion: “Although mechanistic studies support the potential effect of hand hygiene or face masks, evidence from 14 randomized controlled trials of these measures did not support a substantial effect on transmission of laboratory-confirmed influenza… None of the household studies reported a significant reduction in secondary laboratory-confirmed influenza virus infections in the face mask group.” If masks can’t stop the regular flu, how can they stop SAR-CoV-2?
2. Unreasonable: “Evidence that masking as a source [of] control results in any material reduction in transmission was scant, anecdotal, and, in the overall, lacking… [and mandatory masking] is the exact opposite of being reasonable,” ruled a hospital arbitrator in a dispute between The Ontario Nurses’ Association and the Toronto Academic Health Science Network.
3. Ineffective: “Oral masks in healthy individuals are ineffective against the spread of viral infections,” write Belgian medical doctors in an open letter published in The American Institute of Stress, September 24, 2020.
4. Unsanitary: “It has never been shown that wearing surgical face masks decreases postoperative wound infections,” writes Göran Tunevall, M.D. in the World Journal of Surgery. “On the contrary, a 50% decrease [in bacterial infection] has been reported after omitting face masks.”
5. No Protection: “There were 17 eligible studies.… None of the studies established a conclusive relationship between mask ⁄ respirator use and protection against influenza infection,” concludes a research review in the journal Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses.
6. Unproven: Dutch Minister for Medical Care, Tamara van Ark, asserted that “from a medical perspective there is no proven effectiveness of masks” after a review by the National Institute for Health on July 29, 2020 (according to Reuters).

Five Ways Forced Masking is Immoral

1. Reckless: “By making mask-wearing recommendations and policies for the general public, or by expressly condoning the practice, governments have both ignored the scientific evidence and done the opposite of following the precautionary principle,” writes Denis Rancourt, PhD in his 2020 paper Masks Don’t Work.
2. Manipulative: Dr. Andreas Voss, member of the World Health Organization expert team and head of microbiology at a Dutch hospital in Nijmegen, on July 24, 2020, told I Am Expat that masks were made mandatory “not because of scientific evidence, but because of political pressure and public opinion.”
3. Fear-Mongering: “In fact, there is no study to even suggest that it makes any sense for healthy individuals to wear masks in public,” write Drs. Karina Reiss, Phd and Dr. Sucharit Bakdi, MD in Corona, False Alarm? “One might suspect that the only political reason for enforcing the measure is to foster fear in the population.”
4. Totalitarian: “If you look at the history of totalitarian regimes… they all do the same thing, which is they try to crush culture, and crush any evidence of self-expression…” explains Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. in an interview regarding face masks. “And what is the ultimate vector for self-expression? It’s your facial expressions…. [Yet] we’ve all been told to put on the burqa and be obedient.”
5. Virtue-Signalling: “Masks are utterly useless,” testified Dr. Roger Hodkinson, a pathologist, certified with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, at a city council meeting. “…masks are simply virtue-signalling… It’s utterly ridiculous seeing these unfortunate, uneducated people — I’m not saying that in a pejorative sense — walking around like lemmings, obeying without any knowledge base, to put the mask on their face.”
You can download, print and distribute a two-page printable handout of this article here.
Special thanks to artist Allen Forest for use of his Masked Mona Lisa cartoon.
John C. A. Manley has spent over a decade ghostwriting for medical doctors, naturopaths and chiropractors. Since March 2020, he has been writing articles that question and expose the contradictions in the COVID-19 narrative and control measures. He is also completing a novel, Much Ado About Corona: A Dystopian Love Story. You can visit his website at MuchAdoAboutCorona.ca.
 

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My "silent protest" today...
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There might be a demand for barbed wire and prison bar masks. Some enterprising person needs to make them. Last time my daughter and I went to the mall she announced she refuses to wear them any longer. She keeps it in her pocket and only puts it on if asked. So far no one has said anything.
 

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There might be a demand for barbed wire and prison bar masks. Some enterprising person needs to make them. Last time my daughter and I went to the mall she announced she refuses to wear them any longer. She keeps it in her pocket and only puts it on if asked. So far no one has said anything.
Mine spends most of its time on my chin, while I'm smoking...
By law in France, you have to wear them at ALL TIMES (except eating & smoking) when OUT OF YOUR HOUSE OR CAR... (but doesn't specify WHERE ON YOUR FACE you have to wear them, haha!)
Otherwise, $150 fine first offense, then it rises up, eventually, to $4,000 & 7 months in jail, I think...
 

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Mine spends most of its time on my chin, while I'm smoking...
By law in France, you have to wear them at ALL TIMES (except eating & smoking) when OUT OF YOUR HOUSE OR CAR... (but doesn't specify WHERE ON YOUR FACE you have to wear them, haha!)
Otherwise, $150 fine first offense, then it rises up, eventually, to $4,000 & 7 months in jail, I think...
Do they wear them in jail? I mean, you're already there, been fined and confined, so, who cares?

Actually, once in jail and not wearing a mask, all of them died.
 

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There's a small group of us who meet every Sunday morning at Cabela's hoping to score some ammo. Today, 5 or 6 gave the finger to the mask requirement and all proudly walked into the store without a mask. They did nothing. The employees were even friendly to us. I have to say it was empowering and I hope others at the store will be inspired to do the same.
 

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There's a small group of us who meet every Sunday morning at Cabela's hoping to score some ammo. Today, 5 or 6 gave the finger to the mask requirement and all proudly walked into the store without a mask. They did nothing. The employees were even friendly to us. I have to say it was empowering and I hope others at the store will be inspired to do the same.
Seeing that more and more in NW Ohio also.
 

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My wife and I were at the grocery store earlier. I saw someone, other than us, without a face diaper. Would be nice if it's a beginning trend.
 

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where I live 40% don't comply. Since this is a constitutional carry state plus the fact that here we leave each other alone as a rule, no one says anything in any store or business
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. I HAD to wear mine at the DMV to re-new my license last month. Here it is.
 

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where I live 40% don't comply. Since this is a constitutional carry state plus the fact that here we leave each other alone as a rule, no one says anything in any store or businessView attachment 207542. I HAD to wear mine at the DMV to re-new my license last month. Here it is.
Well played sir and welcome!
 

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I went to order the full costume, over at plaguedoctormasks.com; and they're sold out.

Or have been covertly shut down.
 

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They still have plenty of masks but they're quite pricey
Yabbut, the mask without the hood and pork-pie hat, is useless.

And to get the full effect, you need the ominous black duster and swagger-stick.

I ain't going out half-dressed.

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not mask lunacy but belongs here for sure...WTF.. No wonder these type of people are willing to sell their soul to be "safe". I simply have no words for this. :rage 1


I Do Not Trust People in the Same Way and I Don’t Think I Ever Will Again”​

Workers are really, really not ready for offices to reopen.​

BY ALISON GREEN
APRIL 12, 20215:50 AM
A woman holds her hand to her forehead as she wears a mask in an empty office.

Photo illustration by Slate. Photo by AntonioGuillem/iStock/Getty Images Plus,Prostock-Studio/iStock/Getty Images Plus and Thinkstock.
  • Few people are as knee-deep in our work-related anxieties and sticky office politics as Alison Green, who has been fielding workplace questions for a decade now on her website Ask a Manager. In Direct Report, she spotlights themes from her inbox that help explain the modern workplace and how we could be navigating it better.
    As COVID-19 vaccinations continue to run ahead of schedule, many workplaces that went fully remote last year are starting to set timelines for bringing people back to the office—and their employees are not happy.
    As reopening initiatives gather steam, I’ve been flooded with letters from people viewing these plans with deep suspicion. Many of them are wondering whether they should even tell their employers once they’re vaccinated, since they fear that knowledge will be used to compel their return to work.


    This person and her co-workers got vaccinated back in January but still fears returning:
    My grandboss mentioned us going back a few weeks ago and I could almost immediately feel my panic response. I realized I haven’t been around anyone for more than two hours at a time in a year (except for three short occasions), I’m dreading having to wear a mask for multiple hours at work, I’m nervous to be back in spaces with lots of other people (even though I know our spaces are immaculately clean, we’ve still had a few positive cases). I don’t feel like me being there will do any good vs keeping my germs at home and away from people who are immunocompromised. It’s all so fraught and anxiety-inducing.
    But bringing people back once they’re vaccinated has been the plan all along, as this manager points out:
    I have felt like I am the one taking crazy pills the way some of our staff has reacted to my three-month warning that we will be reopening the office at the start of June. I am impressed we have held it together this long, but it has been a LOT of work and we just can’t afford to keep paying fees for missing things and losing time for development/training.


    Part of the problem is one of timing. It’s one thing to plan on reopening in the late summer—Labor Day has been a popular target—but employers talking about bringing everyone back in May or June are ignoring that it’s unlikely we’ll have reached herd immunity by then (and kids definitely won’t be vaccinated yet, which is a concern for many parents).
    Workers have also seen over the past year that even when employers claim they’ll implement safety measures, the reality is often very different. Social distancing requirements often go unenforced, and many people report colleagues going unmasked without any consequences. So employees are primed to be incredulous.
    Plus, some people just prefer working from home and would rather not give it up. They’re quite happy to have no commute, a more flexible schedule, pets lounging nearby, more casual dress, and easy access to their own kitchen. A lot of us have even found we’re more productive at home, without the interruptions of chatty colleagues.
    But the real problem, I suspect, is that in the past year, we’ve experienced a massive loss of trust in our institutions and in one another. After watching the government mislead and fail us on such a massive scale, with hundreds of thousands of people dying as a result of those failures, of course people are skeptical now. We’ve spent the past year not being protected by the institutions that were supposed to protect us and learning that we’d have to protect ourselves. So even at companies that have acted responsibly throughout the pandemic, employees are naturally anxious. When you’ve spent months watching businesses reopen while case numbers rose and governors giving that their blessing, as unsurprising new waves of infections followed, it’s pretty understandable to feel apprehensive of any new timelines for a return to “normalcy.”


    This person who wrote me speaks for a lot of others:
    I do not trust people or institutions in the same way and I don’t think I ever will again. Even as we “go back to normal” (and since much of the world is not vaccinated, it is not even close to over yet) I will not forget how our societies treated vulnerable people and essential workers as expendable, minorities as scapegoats, facts and public health as suggestions or lies.
    The world, frankly, just feels different now:
    Even when things are as safe as possible, there’s a sense that we’ve been torn apart.
    Maybe I was naive, but I always assumed in a crisis, we’d come together as a society and have each other’s back. It’s been over a year of being proven wrong about that over and over again. Knowing that the people I serve at work and the ones I run into in my life may or may not be willing to throw me overboard for their own personal benefit and comfort makes it hard to be around people.
    I feel differently about how I view the world and how much I want to interact with it. And I need to work on that, but I think the impact of this will linger.

    All of this is true despite the very good news around us—like the rapidly increasing vaccine supply and new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showing vaccinated people are unlikely to carry or spread the virus to others. For many people, that doesn’t change the reality that the past year has been a trauma, one that’s still unfolding. You can’t just turn that off when your office says it’s time to come back. (I also want to acknowledge the millions of people who won’t be “returning” to work because they’ve been working on site all along or have lost jobs that might not be coming back. In some ways, this anxiety about returning is the province of the privileged.)
    So what can employers do? First and foremost, when possible, plan your reopening for further out than May or June. Think late summer or early fall. Give people plenty of notice, so they have time to get used to the idea, line up child care, and make any other arrangements. And consider a phased-in return: Rather than expecting workers to resume full-time on-site work overnight, bring people back for one or two days a week at first and then gradually increase that if it’s necessary. (It may not be! Many people have concluded that their jobs could be done most effectively with a hybrid setup, working from home some days and in the office others.) This person describes a system that worked well for her employer:


    My facility has been closed to the public for basically a year. We did WFH for a while, then a mostly-WFH hybrid for the whole workforce, and then back into the still-closed-to-the-public office since the new year. We are just now opening up for limited programming, which I’ve had some surprising anxieties about even though I just got my second shot. Being able to ease back into things, and having things like mask guidelines, plexi barriers, and sanitizers everywhere has helped.
    Coming back online a little bit at a time has allowed people to readjust. And it has given people with health concerns the flexibility to continue working from home, while letting those of us who feel able take care of the physical stuff that has to get done. I can’t imagine doing a year (or months) of WFH then returning to what is basically my pre-pandemic normal, just with masks on. If there is any way to make this a gentle transition, I think that would be the right call for everyone.
    But employers should also recognize the significant break in trust between individuals and institutions, and know that won’t be repaired overnight. That doesn’t mean employers can’t bring people back when it’s truly safe to do so, but there’s going to be anxiety in their ranks for a long time—and the more they can be sensitive to and patient with that, the better reopenings are likely to go.

 

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Wasn't that the intent of isolating everyone from each other? To instill fear and mistrust among us all so we would be less likely to join forces against the real enemies of the people?

Right out of the commie play book and unfortunately, it's working as intended!
 
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Wasn't that the intent of isolating everyone from each other? To instill fear and mistrust among us all so we would be less likely to join forces against the real enemies of the people?

Right out of the commie play book and it's working as intended!
Yes. And sometimes you cannot help cause and effect.

If someone wants me to DIE, badly enough to ambush me with a shotgun...hey, I'm gonna comply, probably. Blow my guts out and then I die.

This goddamn Mask Diktat, with Blackshirt Enforcers...I have to FIGHT the urge to go into our Wally World with a pry-bar and just BELT that c u n t...right in her...mask. Make it one with her mouth and oral tissues.

The only reason I don't, is because I don't fancy gaol. Did a couple of nights in the clink, when I was very young. I don't recommend the accommodations.
 

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Wasn't that the intent of isolating everyone from each other? To instill fear and mistrust among us all so we would be less likely to join forces against the real enemies of the people?

Right out of the commie play book and it's working as intended!
yes, divide and conquer.. Im not sure how you have not lost it with your kids. I admire your ability to handle this :(
 

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I haven't put a face diaper on to go into a store since the beginning of the beer virus ruse.
 

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Wasn't that the intent of isolating everyone from each other? To instill fear and mistrust among us all so we would be less likely to join forces against the real enemies of the people?

Right out of the commie play book and it's working as intended!
Mostly peaceful protests sure know how to congregate with few masks.
 

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Wasn't that the intent of isolating everyone from each other? To instill fear and mistrust among us all so we would be less likely to join forces against the real enemies of the people?

Right out of the commie play book and it's working as intended!
Backing up to this:

It's a really-stupid move among people who stand out for their true stupidity. They are the Power Elites and mediuh celebutards. They produce NOTHING. They live off our production; our sweat. Our choices and/or taxes.

Turn us on each other, and you have Lebanon, 1970s. You have Yugoslavia, 1990s. You have Viet-freaking-NAM! The wealth of a nation is not a big pile - it's a PROCESS. Produce, while consuming, and when you're productive, because of work ethic and an orderly society that rewards productivity...then the society becomes prosperous.

Destroy all that, and the nation becomes barbaric and in extremes, cannibalistic. IN that world there is NO room for these agitators and instigators.

And while they're considering that, they might consider this tidbit: NO nation has had a System re-forming or Transformation, without having a complete turnover of the Elite Class.

And that first Elite Class doesn't politely excuse itself. Generally, the new forces of the new strongman, haul them out and terminate their life-processes.
 

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Right out of the commie play book and it's working as intended!
That is the problem with the "we have it all"...... and I see nothing.
They make advancements every day, day after day after day.
When is enough enough? The longer we wait the worse it will be.
 

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went to the grow store yesterday in Colorado Springs to buy about $500 bucks of Sunshine soil and some odds and ends...been shopping there for about 5 years now

soon as we got in the door one of the employees said we had to have a mask to shop there per the Health Department

I said “you’re kidding right? we are buying dirt.”

No , we are not kidding.

So we turned around and walked out.

To bad so sad.
 

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That is the problem with the "we have it all"...... and I see nothing.
They make advancements every day, day after day after day.
When is enough enough? The longer we wait the worse it will be.
'We have it all' was bullshit from the start! Sometimes good people rely on the Universe to always balance itself and make everything right in the end. That's the way Hollywood has trained our brains to think.
 

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I really can't complain of "discomfort" with the "blue paper masks", since they're so loose all around the sides & top that there's quasi-null "air-flow restriction"... so quasi-null "effectiveness" (apart from stopping my own spittle if I cough or sneeze)...
Compared to a 95 or FFP2 or "paint-spraying" mask - no "air-flow restriction"... It's just the "spirit of the thing".

I do happen to appreciate when somebody coughs or sneezes near me - especially in a doctor's waiting room, when they have sweat dripping down their foreheads - when they're wearing a mask... (just in case - don't want to catch their TB etc...)
 

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Since the beginning of this nonsense I've worn a mask only when they make a big deal of it. I have a cloth mask I keep in my pocket but will only put it on when someone accosts me, and then I NEVER pull it up over my nose. I was at Costco a few months ago and some asshole shopper made some remark to me about how not having my mask over my nose was as good as not wearing one. I just turned to him and his wife and said Mind your own business. His wife shushed him and they walked away.

I also never wear it outside. I see many people who also don't comply. This thing has really changed my shopping habits. Those who make a big deal of this BS and wearing masks lose my business. Those that treat this BS with a wink and a nod gain my business.

For a number of years a bunch of my old high school mates have met at a local pub on most Wednesdays just to socialize and share a drink. One of the group discovered a different place that's got a much more "free" atmosphere. Now we are meeting there at least twice a week. The wait staff is still wearing masks but they don't make a peep if you walk in not wearing one at all.

I have some beautiful yards and gardens. so my neighbor who's yard looks like shit, called me over to ask me about something. I of course wasn't wearing a mask and neither was she. So I walked across the street and we talked about her mess for a minute. She was pointing out some plant so I walked over to get a better look and she tells me to back away. I told her right to her face that she was brainwashed by the BOOBTUBE, and to stop living in fear. She acknowledged that maybe it was overblown but said lets wait until next year this time. I told her that they'll make sure to cover their bases and tell us all how they saved out lives.
 
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Laws in some countries in the EU (where I live, for example), ENFORCE mask wearing whenever outside of your property or car... with big FINES...
So it sits on my chin most of the time, hardly notice it... Raise it for shopping... Don't need a $150 fine first offense, up to $5000? & 7 months of jail for last offense...