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Joe Biden’s COVID Dictatorship Will Never End

Posted by M. C. on October 20, 2022

by Jim Bovard

The Biden administration formally decreed last week that America’s COVID “emergency” continues. That proclamation was tricky to reconcile with President Biden’s announcement last month on 60 Minutes: “The pandemic is over.”  Apparently, that was malarkey—perhaps part of the Democratic messaging for the midterm congressional elections…

Biden’s emergency perpetuation seeks to provide a legal whitewash for his $500+ billion student loan bailout charade. Biden justified the bailout by citing the HEROES Act of 2003—a law passed to assist soldiers and their family members during the Global War on Terror. Law professor Jonathan Turley wrote, “Biden had promised to wipe out tuition debt in the [2020] campaign and simply hijacked the Act for that unintended purpose.” Biden previously admitted that the law would not justify blanket forgiveness of college loans but he and his advisors decided to force Americans to pay any price for Democratic votes in the midterm elections. The administration provided no evidence that the beneficiaries (who earn up to $250,000) have suffered any financial harm from the pandemic. College graduates are doing much better financially than other Americans who will get stuck with the bill for their schooling

In his raging Philadelphia speech last month, Biden declared, “Today, COVID no longer controls our lives.” But Biden has no intent to forfeit any control over Americans that he unjustifiably seized during the pandemic he says no longer exists. Nothing in Biden’s oath of office entitled him to turn the Constitution into COVID road kill…

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