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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine Orders
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Posted By: Harlowe, 3/15/2020 5:44:07 PM

COLUMBUS – Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced that he will be issuing an order to close all restaurants and bars beginning at 9:00 p.m. Sunday night. “I’m aware that this will impact many, many good workers,” he said in a tweet. “I can’t tell you how sorry I am, but we will work to mitigate the suffering. It is our goal to get everyone through this. The order will shut down in-person dining. Restaurants and bars will still offer carryout and delivery. (Snip)The order will remain in effect indefinitely.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Scrubber 3/15/2020 5:53:22 PM (No. 347391)
Insanity.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: berthabutt 3/15/2020 5:53:27 PM (No. 347393)
Better get busy collecting to donate for food/Fish pantries cuz they'll be swamped with demands for the next who knows how long.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Lala 3/15/2020 5:54:52 PM (No. 347396)
Is there something they’re not telling us, or is this just an over abundance of caution?
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Reply 4 - Posted by: JediJerry 3/15/2020 5:59:04 PM (No. 347404)
The craziness escalates. What about the servers and cooks who get by on minimum wages and tips? My daughter works at three restaurants in the SF Bay area. She texted me this morning that she is now unemployed. Feeling good you democrats out there that think this will help defeat Trump? This just makes him stronger.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: LadyHen 3/15/2020 6:06:39 PM (No. 347409)
And I suppose all the landlords are waving rent and utilities are waving payment for service? Waiters who live on tips, what are they supposed to do? I simply don't see this as necessary if vulnerable people stay in, we all practice good hygiene, and the sick don't go out in public. Most of us do not lived stacked on top of each other like cord wood. Most of us drive our own cars and don't rely on crowded public subways or buses or trains (have they shut those down?) We are not China, we are not Italy.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: udanja99 3/15/2020 6:08:16 PM (No. 347410)
Oh, please, this is just stupid.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Namma 3/15/2020 6:09:03 PM (No. 347412)
If the crisis is this bad that restaurants have to be closed then I believe its time that all primaries be shut down. PRESIDENT Trump stays in office until next year when primaries can resume and voting can happen the following november. 2022. Can't let a good crisis go to wast, and its for the protection of the American citizen. Closing restaurants is just plain nuts. I think dewine and the gov. of Illnois, who did the same are just helping the economy tank. But believe me, it will not tank PRESIDENT Trump.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Jethro bo 3/15/2020 6:13:53 PM (No. 347420)
Man, I have read that silly constitution twice and I keep missing the part where it gives goobernment dictatorial powers over constitutional rights. Welcome to the new, permanent United Dictators Of America. Whip up a health problema nd shut down whatever business you desire. Lock people in their homes. Remember 9/11 gave us the goobernments's unlimited license to spy on us i.e. FISA. This is the beginning of the Democrats' utopia. The new chant at sporting evens, if there ever are any, will be U-D-A, U-D-A. Kinda prophetic of the US citizens for allowing this.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: pinger 3/15/2020 6:16:08 PM (No. 347423)
The is Ohio's official answer to an individual's purchase of a year's worth of toilet paper. I think DeWine will regret this decision.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Italiano 3/15/2020 6:16:12 PM (No. 347424)
#3, see #1.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: coyote 3/15/2020 6:16:40 PM (No. 347426)
This for a bug (I know, a virus) that has a lower infection rate and symptoms similar to the flu?
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Reply 12 - Posted by: kreeger 3/15/2020 6:17:20 PM (No. 347428)
How many people will die by killing the economy? Ever wonder what it felt like to live through the great depression? Well we are about to find out thanks to the Democrats and their propaganda organs spreading dire warnings. Trump has no choice but to overreact just to save himself politically as the disease spreads like they always do. Decreased productivity will result in worse health care and poorer diets not to mention an increase in depression and consequently suicides.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: anonymous 3/15/2020 6:23:06 PM (No. 347431)
The nuts are running things.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Harlowe 3/15/2020 6:28:16 PM (No. 347433)
According to a December 5, 2019 article published by Operation Rescue, an anti-abortion organization, Dr. Amy Acton, as a registered Democrat, worked on the 2008 Obama presidential campaign and subsequently managed non-profit fundraising grants for Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio and the NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio Foundation. She is now Director of Ohio’s Department of Health. For a Pro-Life governor, her appointment to her current position is perplexing. According to a PJ Media report by Rick Moran, on Thursday, March 12, 2020, Dr. Acton said in a press conference that she believed 100,000 Ohioans had contracted Covid-19. On Friday, March 13, 2020, Dr. Acton said “her statement the previous day that 100,000 people in the state currently have coronavirus was based on ‘guesstimating,’” casting doubt on the high number. On Sunday, March 15, 2020, Governor Mike DeWine ordered all restaurants and bars to close at 9:00 PM for in-person dining until further notice; however, of carryout and delivery services would be permitted. With Dr. Action having erroneously caused a heightened concern about 100,000 Ohioans having the coronavirus, it is not unreasonable to consider whether or not Sunday’s directive from Governor DeWine to close Ohio’s restaurants and bars is based on the advice of Dr. Acton.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: andyboy 3/15/2020 6:29:07 PM (No. 347435)
Since when is government totalitarianism an acceptable response to protect us from a virus that -- so far, at least -- has had far less impact than this year's seasonal flu? What happened to the US Constitution?
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Reply 16 - Posted by: HammerDax56 3/15/2020 6:29:59 PM (No. 347436)
And just like that. We have an underclass again.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: AltaD 3/15/2020 6:32:01 PM (No. 347437)
Pritzker announced the closing of all bars and restaurants in IL beginning tomorrow after 5:00pm. Drive-through and pickup services at restaurants will still be allowed.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: LadyHen 3/15/2020 6:36:56 PM (No. 347440)
Nashville's commie mayor just did the same!!! Un-freakin-believeable!!
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Illinois Mom 3/15/2020 6:42:11 PM (No. 347443)
Multimillionaire Pritzker in Illinois did the same this afternoon. It makes me livid because I know restaurant owners and bartenders who will be ruined or face grave hardship. We all better wake up an strengthen our resolve to re-elect Trump because this authoritarianism will definitely be in our future with this Democrat party.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Safari Man 3/15/2020 6:46:18 PM (No. 347445)
I dreamed I was in a Hollywood movie And that I was the star of the movie The fact that me, an overfed long-haired, leaping gnome Should be the star of a Hollywood movie Spill DeWine, nix that job
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Reply 21 - Posted by: judy 3/15/2020 6:51:50 PM (No. 347450)
He’s looney.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: LadyHen 3/15/2020 6:57:32 PM (No. 347452)
Nashville bar owners are telling the mayor to pound sand! Tootsie's owner and Kid Rock say they won't close their bars unless the state mandates closure and that the mayor does not have the constitutional right to do this. You should have seen the windbag and his utterly clueless public health authority talking head. They couldn't answer ANY questions lobbed at them. Pathetic! Now, your move Mayor Cooper. Will you send out the cops to muscle local businesses into line like the good little commie you are? .
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Reply 23 - Posted by: 49 Ford 3/15/2020 6:57:37 PM (No. 347453)
De
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Reply 24 - Posted by: greggojo 3/15/2020 6:59:27 PM (No. 347454)
It seems to me, that we have a bifurcated issue here. For people under 65, the coronavirus while very contagious, is not typically serious, in fact, many people who have contracted the virus, have no symptoms at all. For people over 65, especially those with underlying pre-existing conditions, the virus can be very serious, with a 8% mortality rate (for those between 70-80) and 15% (for those over 80). I can see no reason for people under 65 to stop working, or to stop living their lives normally. People over 65 do need to stay at home and avoid contact with other people, probably until there is warmer weather which hopefully will slow down and stop this virus, and/or until a vaccine is discovered (scientists are working on several right now). But for the entire nation to come to a screeching halt, makes little sense.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: hoosierblue 3/15/2020 7:08:04 PM (No. 347457)
How does he have the authority to do this? Did he declare marshal law?
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Reply 26 - Posted by: andyboy 3/15/2020 7:08:41 PM (No. 347458)
Irreparable harm. Representatives of the bars and restaurants must obtain injunctions immediately.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: 66Strat 3/15/2020 7:08:46 PM (No. 347459)
He should rescind this immediately, if not sooner. Is he actively working to flip Ohio? Dems could not even dream of getting a gift like this. Idiot is too mild a term for DeWine.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: snakeoil 3/15/2020 7:25:48 PM (No. 347468)
Close down brothels. There's lots of germs in there. What gives a politician the right to close down businesses? Maybe it time for another revolution.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: NorthernDog 3/15/2020 7:30:57 PM (No. 347472)
How about grocery stores? Every person in society goes grocery shopping.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: Phantomll 3/15/2020 7:34:34 PM (No. 347473)
This is the most insane decision I've heard yet! The restaurant owners ought to band together and tell him to pound sand!
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Reply 31 - Posted by: mort 3/15/2020 7:50:05 PM (No. 347479)
Stupidity!
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Reply 32 - Posted by: mort 3/15/2020 7:51:38 PM (No. 347481)
What gives this jackass the right?
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Reply 33 - Posted by: jimincalif 3/15/2020 7:56:03 PM (No. 347488)
Now they’re going to make Gruesome Newsom feel left out here in California, just waiting to see what he will come up with. My wife and I are heading out to eat, we normally don’t go out Sunday evenings, but when the going gets tough the tough go out!
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Reply 34 - Posted by: rushie 3/15/2020 7:58:55 PM (No. 347492)
I think that is why gun sales are through the roof. People thinking next comes marshal law and we cant leave our homes. Craziness!
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Reply 35 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 3/15/2020 7:58:56 PM (No. 347493)
When was the last time gasoline pumps been sanitized? When was the last time ATMs have been sanitized? How many people use them daily? What about buses, passenger trains, and airplane travel? Shouldn't we shut them down too? Seriously, what is next? THIS IS INSANE!!! You cannot do this! Our government is clamping down on us more and more. Is this a prelude to a coup? A declaration of martial law with Trump ultimately being replaced? Hope Trump is watching his back. Have a hunch Trump will regret declaring a state of emergency, but he was damned either way. Is this how desperate Washington and the powers that be are to replace him?
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Reply 36 - Posted by: stablemoney 3/15/2020 8:20:16 PM (No. 347514)
I can see closing some things in NY. But in flyover country like Kansas and Wyoming, nothing is closer than 20 miles already. We don't need to close the world down. I don't think the Gov of Ohio should have the power to close restaurants and bars. People have been provided hands and a mind. I hope those don't evolve away from disuse, so that only the government is able to make decisions.
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Reply 37 - Posted by: caljeepgirl 3/15/2020 8:23:55 PM (No. 347519)
Oh, oh.
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Reply 38 - Posted by: bubby 3/15/2020 8:39:40 PM (No. 347529)
"A government cannot just shut down 30 to 50 percent of the way civil society feeds themselves, without planning and advanced preparation for an alternative. Those who ARE the alternative, the retail food grocers, need time to prepare themselves (and their entire logistical system) for the incredible impact. Without preparation this is a man-made crisis about to get a lot worse."- Sundance
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Reply 39 - Posted by: daisey 3/15/2020 8:52:46 PM (No. 347532)
The dems are out to kill the economy. May they all rot.
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Reply 40 - Posted by: Rumblehog 3/15/2020 8:58:59 PM (No. 347534)
Just what exactly gives these electeds the right to ORDER closure of anything not run by government?
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Reply 41 - Posted by: thewarden 3/15/2020 8:59:40 PM (No. 347535)
Well, Gov Newsom is doing the same thing here in CA—bars, wineries and breweries. Hubby and I made the trip to one winery today to pick up our shipment and had lunch at their bistro—wanted to support a small business during this turmoil. Newsom also says people over 65 should stay home. I just phoned my 89 year old mom and told her—she is prideful, defiant and won’t do it. I told her I’m not coming to help her if she gets it—she is a big part of the problem, she’s ‘not old’ in her mind and thinks nothing bad will ever happen to her! I told her I will come and render her car undriveable (she shouldn’t be driving either but good luck with that!). She is very arrogant and I’m fed up. If it’s only affecting elderly and people with health issues, then THEY should self quarantine. This is absurd.
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Reply 42 - Posted by: DVC 3/15/2020 9:04:40 PM (No. 347537)
Trying to bend the curve over. Fewer contacts, fewer transmissions.
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Reply 43 - Posted by: tom7 3/15/2020 9:17:36 PM (No. 347542)
He is exceeding his legal authority, without any good reason, and will pay a serious price for this come election time.
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Reply 44 - Posted by: 4Justice 3/15/2020 9:25:09 PM (No. 347546)
I repeat...the President needs to calm people's fears.
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Reply 45 - Posted by: hershey 3/15/2020 9:48:17 PM (No. 347563)
Short DeWineer reminds me of lil' Mike B....and every time he speaks he has someone waving their hands translating (supposedly) to ASL...didn't he ever hear of 'closed captioned' on the TV???
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Reply 46 - Posted by: bogeegolf 3/15/2020 10:51:17 PM (No. 347609)
The president also needs to announce a payroll tax deduction and ultimately a tax reduction at the end of the year for middle class and poorer Americans.
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Reply 47 - Posted by: PESSIMIST 3/15/2020 10:56:45 PM (No. 347611)
Why not? According to that highly competent gal who runs his health office, Ohio now has more cases than China.
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Reply 48 - Posted by: Mr. Know-It-All 3/15/2020 11:13:31 PM (No. 347620)
And where in the hell does he have the authority to do this? We fought a freeking revolution over fewer government infringements. It's the FLU people. The freekin FLU!! Get a %^#$%#$^ GRIP!!!!!!!
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Reply 49 - Posted by: Annie Xango 3/15/2020 11:26:59 PM (No. 347626)
#47 yeah..I am calling her Dr. Death..you should have heard her yammering on for about a 1/2 hr...basically We Are All Gonna Die!!!!!!!!!! she is a huge Obama lib..what she is doing in this admin. is beyond me.
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Reply 50 - Posted by: Trigger2 3/16/2020 2:26:24 AM (No. 347662)
Public and higher education have done their jobs by making people stupid. Flu kills more people than the Coronavirus will. Personally, I think it's a setup to get the whole country used to communist rule.
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Reply 51 - Posted by: anniebc 3/16/2020 3:53:40 AM (No. 347677)
Meanwhile, watch government spending increase. Unemployment goes up. Taxes increase. Shortage of goods. Bored people. Manufactured crisis. Chaos. Dems to the rescue. Not!!
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Reply 52 - Posted by: 49 Ford 3/16/2020 3:59:43 AM (No. 347680)
#49, I don't live in
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Reply 53 - Posted by: 49 Ford 3/16/2020 4:03:54 AM (No. 347682)
Oops...I don't live in Ohio, but my impression since the '90's is that DeWine has always been somewhat erratic, capable of going Kasich at a moment's notice.
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Reply 54 - Posted by: DCGIRL 3/16/2020 6:53:52 AM (No. 347735)
This guy is a beyond insane. You own this clown Ohio.....he's all yours.
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Posted by ladydawgfan 3/20/2020 2:48:59 AM Post Reply
CNN commentator Chris Cuomo admonished President Trump for repeatedly calling the coronavirus "the Chinese virus." “Calling it the Chinese virus or the Wuhan virus or the Kung Flu. Listen, you may think it's clever, but it's hurting,” Cuomo said on his nightly show on Wednesday. “The idea, ‘Well, it did come from China.’ Then why doesn't Fauci and other top health officials, why don’t they call it that? You know why? Because it could have come from anywhere.” The virus, which has sparked a global pandemic, is believed to have originated in an animal market in Wuhan, China. Trump has said he uses the phrase "Chinese virus" for accuracy purposes.
Dark Money Progressive Groups Spending
Millions to Politicize Coronavirus, Spread Fear
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Posted by Imright 3/19/2020 12:07:25 AM Post Reply
Millions of Americans across the country are, day by day, adjusting their lives to better cope with the economic, social, and political impacts caused by the Chinese coronavirus pandemic, as a dark money network simultaneously works overtime to further politicize the festering crisis.A Democrat-aligned Super PAC announced on Tuesday that it will spend $5 million on negative ads targeting President Trump’s response to the coronavirus.“The campaign from Pacronym — a political action committee affiliated with the nonprofit group Acronym — represents the first major pivot to coronavirus-related advertising fewer than 250 days from the election,” the Washington Post reported
Parents are losing their minds having
kids home during coronavirus
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Posted by Imright 3/20/2020 6:02:11 AM Post Reply
Home sweet home? More like home fresh hell. New York City parents are losing their minds trying to balance working from home and playing teacher to their cooped-up kids amid the coronavirus outbreak. Schools shut down Monday, leaving mom and dad to their own devices.“It’s definitely chaos,” says a 37-year-old Brooklyn lawyer and mom of two, who asked to withhold her name for work reasons. “Everything is out. Toys are everywhere. It’s complete mayhem in here. Do you know how hard it is to research and write while I have
Disinformation and blame:
how America’s far right
is capitalizing on coronavirus
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Posted by 4Justice 3/19/2020 7:17:28 PM Post Reply
The far right in America has received the coronavirus pandemic in much the same manner as any other event: with disinformation, conspiracies and scapegoating. Many seem to see it as a significant opportunity, whether it is for financial gain, recruiting new followers, or both. The delayed and much criticized response to coronavirus by the Trump administration has helped them, leaving many Americans confused, bereft of information and looking for answers. A situation in which people are panic-buying supplies is ideal for a movement powered by fear and lies.
Huge! Results from Breaking Chloroquine
Study Show 100% Cure Rate for Patients
Infected with the Coronavirus
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Posted by Imright 3/19/2020 11:14:08 AM Post Reply
On Monday Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, announced that the first trial vaccine for the coronavirus is now being tested. The trial taking place in Seattle, which has been a hotbed for COVID-19. The test includes 45 people age 18-55 and they are receiving two injections, one at zero days, one at 28 days. The individuals will then be followed for one year. The trial results is still months away. On Monday night Laura Ingraham reported that a new study revealed the anti-viral medication chloroquine is successful in fighting the coronavirus.
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