People in New York
City who refuse to wear a mask or other compliant face covering will now be
subject to fines of up to $1,000.
The higher penalty limit was announced in light of a recent increase in the
positivity rate of coronavirus tests. During a recent press conference, Bill de
Blasio, the city’s illustrious mayor (sarcasm alert), stated: “We don’t want to
fine people, but if we have to, we will.” Translation: he wants to fine people.
One thousand dollars. For not covering up their breathing apparatus.
related news, New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority has decided to
formally and officially ban
public defecation on its subways, buses, and other transit facilities.
Current rules already prohibit the creation of a “nuisance, hazard, or
unsanitary condition” including “spitting or urinating,” but, incredibly, do
not explicitly preclude dropping a deuce in Times Square.
of dung-infested subway trains increased dramatically in 2019, according to MTA
data. And, unsurprisingly, 2020 hasn’t been any better. In fact, it’s been
worse. Things have gotten so bad that Transport Workers Union Local 100 launched
a “Trash Train” photo contest to highlight the problem and protest cuts to
MTA spokesman Tim Minton issued a
statement saying, “MTA
rules are periodically tweaked to enhance clarity, and that’s the case with the
addition of more descriptive language. Ensuring the transportation system
provides an appropriate quality of life experience for our workforce and
customers is a guiding principle and top priority.”
The Big (Road) Apple is not alone
in being swallowed up by used needles, human excrement-- and hopelessness.
Nearly all of the big cities in America that have been run by Democrats for
decades are in the same boat.
A $1,000 fine for not
wearing a mask? A $100 fine for taking a dump on a subway train?
Let’s cut the crap. This
perfectly-- and irrefutably-- illustrates the decline of Western civilization
brought on by an acquiescence to progressive “values.”