Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has activated threat mode.
Earlier this week, Wolf visited the Susquehanna Township Police headquarters to lecture us all on the many different mitigation orders, such as mandatory masks and social distancing, that have been passed since the start of the pandemic.
And during his remarks, he began to make threats. Wolf says police can and will enforce the face mask mandate if they see someone not wearing one in public, as he’s ordered. He said people or businesses who fail to comply with the orders can or will receive a fine or have their licenses seized.
Wolf then pulled a number from his … well, you know. He said two-thirds of the state are active in wearing a mask in public. And the remaining third should step up and be more proactive.
“We have to do everything we can to keep our communities safe and healthy, including wearing a mask and following mitigation orders so our business operate safely,” Wolf said. “We have the ability to enforce these rules, and we are going to continue to work closely with commonwealth agencies and local officials to enforce public safety orders.”
In a post to Twitter, Wolf reminded the people of Pennsylvania that masks are to be worn at all times in public spaces, and that law enforcement are able to cite you if you aren’t wearing a mask in public.
Today I'm at Susquehanna Township Police headquarters to talk about the enforcement of #COVID19 mitigation orders.
Masks are required to be worn in all public spaces. Law enforcement officials are able to cite Pennsylvanians who aren't wearing a mask in public. pic.twitter.com/oxNNz8lAWV
— Governor Tom Wolf (@GovernorTomWolf) August 3, 2020
Many in the Wolf administration have also echoed the same sentiments regarding social distancing and mask-wearing efforts to try to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
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Russell Redding, the Agriculture Secretary noted that food inspectors will be visiting restaurants across the state in order to make sure coronavirus orders are being followed.
Health Secretary Rachel Levine shared the same sentiments as the governor regarding masks.
“When you wear a mask you are not only telling that person you pass on the street that you care about their safety, you are telling police and other first responders that you care about their safety, too,” Dr. Levine said.
Wolf’s Inconsistency on Face Masks
Local Dept. of Memes on Mask Policy in PA – One Week This, Next Week That
We really gave the Governor a hard time a few months ago when he couldn’t keep his story and mandates straight on face masks. One day he’d say they weren’t required. And then the next day it was a totally different story.
But since he issued an executive order on July 1 mandating face masks in public (which, by the way, he inconsistently delivers and says “any time you leave your home”), he hasn’t shut up about them.
Every day, Wolf reminds people on social media and any chance he gets that they have to wear a face mask when entering stores or being in places where social distancing isn’t possible.
Honestly, we liked it better when he couldn’t get his story straight. The more despotic he gets, the more difficult he is to listen to and respect.
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August 6, 2020 at 8:11 am
Posturing fool…as he stands there with no mask on. He should be arrested then. What a clown…and the other clown too, with shims white leotards on…what a circus, as cases drop and deaths flatten…Halloween is almost over. Everyone’s sick of this BS.
August 6, 2020 at 8:51 am
It’s about time. Trump should’ve had a federal mask mandate from the beginning. Since he didn’t he allowed the virus to spread like wildfire. Thank Trump for the small business woes. Not Wolf.
Jason Bourne is an idiot
August 6, 2020 at 10:05 am
wolf allowed massive protests to spread the virus unabated and willingly participated which made his demands null and void. stop blaming trump for wolfes stupidity and your own blatant stupidity. moron
August 6, 2020 at 8:34 pm
CDC was saying masks weren’t effective back a few months ago. Sooo Federal mandate from the beginning my butt. Why such a short memory?
2.2 million people in US would have died if US did nothing. Does Trump get credit for saving nearly 2 million people?
August 6, 2020 at 9:18 am
Jason, reminder that 1.)trump closed travel from China in MARCH!, .2)Fauci (trump’s medical ADVISOR)originally said masks weren’t necessary and 3.)the US had FAR FEWER cases than projected!
Great article Canary!
August 6, 2020 at 10:41 am
You need a reality check. The protests didn’t spread the virus. The protesters actually we’re wearing masks. It happened when they reopened the economy prematurely. You have the same problem the President has, you’re morally and spiritually BANKRUPT! Here’s a timeline to the President’s response to covid. https://youtu.be/8lY9gKNRwXI Textbook on how NOT to handle a pandemic.
August 6, 2020 at 2:21 pm
Jason Bourne I hope ur a bot cuz I like to think ppl have more logic than that. How dare you JUDGE character!
August 6, 2020 at 2:52 pm
Wow, you actually believe the virus didn’t spread at all during protests. Fascinating.
August 6, 2020 at 3:00 pm
Actually I’m right canary. The spike started right after the President’s Tulsa rally, when millions flocked to Tulsa to see our beloved President’s speech on white supremacy. https://youtu.be/_CcBeQAq2DI
August 6, 2020 at 3:03 pm
Wow, what a shock. You think you’re right. Millions flocked to Tulsa? That’s great news. Kinda seems like Biden’s got himself an uphill climb then, eh?
August 6, 2020 at 2:29 pm
Wow Rox. Don’t you have a low bar. 500,000 cases and over 150,000 dead. You must be tired of all the winning.
August 6, 2020 at 8:37 pm
2.2 million was the projection. 2 million people are alive thanks to Trump?
August 6, 2020 at 2:35 pm
I’m sorry, 5,000,000 cases and 150,000+ dead. And you people think he’s done a good job handling the virus. Haha. You people are unbelievable.
August 6, 2020 at 2:51 pm
Sounds like you forgot to take your Trump Derangement Syndrome medication today. The question is about Tom Wolf, not Trump.
August 6, 2020 at 3:06 pm
Hey canary, I said blame Trump for this not Wolf. There should be a federal mask mandate. There should have been one a long time ago. And America agrees.https://mobile.twitter.com/neeratanden/status/1290987707137744901/photo/1
August 6, 2020 at 3:25 pm
Jason, you’re living in the wrong country then if you want to force muzzles on everyone. Our military fought and died for Freedom while you’d rather live in fear. Thank God for the brave men that came before us. Personally, I think u just come on here for the argument so I’m just gonna sit the rest out cuz Ive got things to do.
August 6, 2020 at 3:36 pm
I come on here to tell you how idiotic you are, this is true. You’re not even patriotic enough to wear a mask to protect yourself and fellow Americans. On the left, we look at like one death is too many and our goal is to save as many lives as we can. What is your goal here? It seems like you guys love the virus and want it to go on forever and kill as many people as it can. You are horrible people!
August 6, 2020 at 8:40 pm
Do us all a favor, stay home Jason. We will let you know when it’s safe to come out.
August 7, 2020 at 9:52 pm
China Virus killed thousands…
Abortion kills MILLIONS annually.
Why isn’t your useless little “movement” concerned anout all those lives?
Your Democratic/Socialist/Progressive/Communist/Bolshevic ideology has stolen your ability to think and reason.
…as well as other things.
August 6, 2020 at 9:41 pm
Frank you’re an idiot. You just defend Trump no matter what he does or doesn’t do. If this were Biden, you’d be calling for his head and rightfully so. To you and professional liberals it’s just drama. Policies mean shit. Obamacare is the perfect example. This policy came from the conservative think tank, the heritage foundation. Actually, one of their better policies. It was done to create competition in healthcare. I mean free market policies. You were opposed to it just because it was Obama and he’s black. If it was Trump who brought this policy in, you would hail him like that piece of shit Reagan who created the biggest deficit in history up to that point deficit in history d
August 6, 2020 at 9:44 pm
deficit in history up until that point. You are a waste of time to us progressives. Step aside as we take our country and our future back. You’re a waste of our time. Get a clue, you mindless twit.
August 6, 2020 at 11:54 pm
And I’ll ask again Who is funding this internet troll without any character to use his real name??? How much are they paying you Jason B? A cent is too much for your outrageous irrational rants.phhht your starting to bore me.😰😞
August 7, 2020 at 12:07 am
It’s OK. He’s harmless. Clueless, yes, but harmless.
August 7, 2020 at 9:33 am
Clueless. This coming from a Trump supporter. LMAO!
August 7, 2020 at 11:22 am
You just talk because you have a hole in your face…wrong again schmendrick…
…Nevertheless, the myth persists. ObamaCare “adopts the ‘individual mandate’ concept from the conservative Heritage Foundation,” Jonathan Alter wrote recently in The Washington Post. MSNBC’s Chris Matthews makes the same claim, asserting that Republican support of a mandate “has its roots in a proposal by the conservative Heritage Foundation.” Former House speaker Nancy Pelosi and others have made similar claims.
August 7, 2020 at 11:24 am
…Is the individual mandate at the heart of “ObamaCare” a conservative idea? Is it constitutional? And was it invented at The Heritage Foundation? In a word, no.
…Written by the Heritage Foundation themselves…
August 7, 2020 at 11:28 am
Yes it did come from the Heritage Foundation. It’s where Romney got it and implemented it in Massachusetts. You always think you’re right about everything. You make me laugh. You have absolutely no understanding of economics.
August 7, 2020 at 12:51 am
I’m antifa funded Geraldine. Troll? You just can’t dispute what I say because you know I’m right. And understand, that this area wouldn’t even exist without the federal tax dollars received and redistributed from blue states. You should be grateful.
August 7, 2020 at 9:28 am
The pixie-dust sprinkled Commie dream state your living in, is intriguing to one person…you.
…take your meds, count backwards from 10, and imagine October 1917 again…10…9…8…
August 7, 2020 at 11:23 am
You’re the one talking.
August 7, 2020 at 9:31 am
Lol PT. Psychological projection. You do it often.
August 8, 2020 at 6:14 am
PT, China doesn’t even have 100,000 cases, we have 5 million. You’re an idiot. Also, your economy is the reason there are so many abortions. Economics is the number 1 reason for abortions. Your economy doesn’t support life. It puts people in economic deprevaty. You’re a Nazi death cult!
August 8, 2020 at 8:38 am
How do you come up with this stuff…?
…the billions of dollars funneled and pledged to Planned Parenthood is not a result of economic hardship.
…the pro-abortion politicians and policies installed, with the billions of dollars annually, by the Democrat/Socialist/Progressive/Communist/Bolshevics are not a result of economic hardship.
…THAT’S the death cult…it’s the ideology.
August 8, 2020 at 9:05 am
I can an idea for you PT. Let’s take away social security, Medicare and Medicaid since you hate socialism so much. They are socialist policies. Medicare and Medicaid are needed because insurance companies won’t insure older people. They can’t make money off them. How about social security. Let’s let people just die in the streets.
August 8, 2020 at 9:09 am
See, some things aren’t meant to be profited on. Education, healthcare being two of them along with the military and police. You make me laugh, you act like you know something. What the fick do you know? Also, without the fed this area wouldn’t even exist!
August 8, 2020 at 10:11 am
You say profit as if it’s some evil word. A lot of people profit off education and healthcare and it’s to everyone’s benefit. And it’s not just big “evil” corporations making the profits.
Innovators and inventors in both fields make great strides every day. Inventors in the medical field are creating prosthetic limbs using 3D printers. Teachers and other educators are helping others in their field by creating online curriculum and selling them on myriad sites on the internet. Just two examples of many where private industry does what it would take the public sector years or even decades to accomplish, if it ever does at all.
Sometimes it helps to do a little reading before running your mouth.
August 8, 2020 at 9:00 am
You’re a fuckin imbecile. Women wouldn’t even use planned parenthood if they had money. It’s poor women who need to use their services. And you act like it’s the only service they provide. Abortion mainly happens because of economics. Now you know why minorities hate you so much. They are disproportionately effected by it. You and I are through. I’ll never respond to you ever again. You’re just a waste of time.
August 8, 2020 at 9:23 pm
Abortion happens 100% of the time, ultimately, because of a basic disregard for a human life. Give it away for adoption or to foster if its an economic issue…your arguments for what you believe, are always broken and full of holes. I presume you’re young and quite ambitious in your lil’ “movement” thingy. But, because of your zeal and anger, uneducated banter and talking points, you have zero credibility, but for a few lols, and lighthearted zingers once in a while. I think you’re a softee deep down inside…you remind me of the white bunny, voiced by Kevin Hart, on The Secret Life of Pets.
August 8, 2020 at 10:18 am
You’re a waste of time. You don’t even understand basic fundamentals of economics. They tried naked capitalism already PT. The result was the great depression. When we acknowledged that capitalism isn’t perfect. You might as well face it. You are already a socialist. You can’t think for yourself because you’re a moron with a low iq.
August 8, 2020 at 7:52 pm
Actually its high…and so are you.
Hot air, blowhard…reciting what you’ve been taught.
…learn to think for yourself before your life has completely passed you by.
…beauty part is…there’s hope for you.
August 8, 2020 at 8:04 pm
PT, you’re a fossil. You just think the way the system tells you to. Socialism is only for the corporations. Pay zero taxes and get billions back in corporate welfare. Business first, people are the enemy. You have to stop looking at it like that. People aren’t the enemy. Black and Latino people are not the enemy. When you factor in the social benefit to our progressive policies, they are not just humane they make economic sense. Republicans need a Teddy Roosevelt. Teddy was both progressive and conservative and gosh darn, people liked Teddy and Teddy liked people. You need to start liking people again.
August 8, 2020 at 10:00 pm
I love people, all people, i love to talk to folks, all colors, from everywhere.
…i don’t know whether the folks on here are black, white, red or yellow.
…i don’t care whether the people i meet are either. I enjoy dialogue, healthy debate and good ol fashioned shootin’ the breeze.
…roll with it youngin’.
August 8, 2020 at 9:48 pm
Exactly PT. You’re the ones who have a total disregard for human life. You think everything is to be profited off of. This system does not support life in any way. That’s why socialism is needed. You make no sense at all, PT. You believe in dogma while being ignorant to basic facts. Your system is what devalues human life. And I also muay. You don’t understand women.
August 8, 2020 at 9:52 pm
PT, you should join the movement. Trust me, we’re for you.https://youtu.be/ANuywyNdRH0 Wow, how radical it is to be for the people. I love Bernie. Oh how radical to be for the kids and not the billionaire’s. God forbid. That’s gonna kill the economy.
August 8, 2020 at 10:02 pm
I’ll pass…Bernie the seltzer man, from Brooklyn, is the fossil yo.
Scheister and hypocrite to the core.
August 8, 2020 at 10:15 pm
That’s because you have up on the Kool aid and now drink bleach. Have fun! You fuckin minion.
August 8, 2020 at 10:19 pm
PT, you’re an imbecile. Like I said, you believe in dogma while being ignorant to basic facts. You make no sense. You suffer from cognitive dissonance.
August 9, 2020 at 8:35 am
No, i don’t…
…YOU on the other hand, just suffer…
August 9, 2020 at 10:34 am
…from that too…
August 9, 2020 at 9:05 am
You don’t believe in dogma? Hydrochloroquine? Where’s the evidence that it actually works. All the studies say there’s no benefit. No maskers? All the evidence proves it’s effective in slowing down the spread. We can’t afford 60,000 cases a day, it’s eating our economy.
August 9, 2020 at 10:36 am
It’s eating your soul…and your immune system.
August 9, 2020 at 9:06 am
Plus your ideology. It’s been a fossil for years. It’s a fiction.
August 9, 2020 at 10:46 am
America is a Democratic Constitutional Republic. The ideology is ever changing, but rooted with cultural, moral and economical basis, for law, order and successful wealth building.
Your fossiled customs are proven to be abject failures throughout the world, while encouraging lawlessness, separatist ideologies and a welfare state, that force feeds everyone, a stagnant, lifeless existence, dependant on Government, for everything…even thought.
…be well, carpe’ diem.
August 9, 2020 at 10:42 am
I know rednecks smarter than you. You’re batshit crazy. It’s the system eating your soul lamebrain.
August 9, 2020 at 10:44 am
PT, I don’t care if you agree with me or not. Just make sense!
August 9, 2020 at 4:33 pm
…i remember now…
…i remember how it started…
…i only remember doing…what they told me…told me, told me…
Revolution Calling/Queensryche…it was written for you JB.
August 9, 2020 at 4:36 pm
Yeah, the corporate establishment loves progressives. You must be in an alternative universe.
August 9, 2020 at 10:50 am
Right we live in Democratic Constitutional Republic. Like the military being barred from policing our streets. Also, I think you need a lesson in what a democracy really is. This isn’t democracy, it’s oligarchy. Get it straight. You need to educate yourself.