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Gov. Newsom asks California bars to close,
tells older residents to isolate due to
coronavirus

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Posted By: Ron_lfp, 3/16/2020 1:04:37 AM

Faced with mounting coronavirus infections, California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Sunday issued sweeping new restrictions in California, calling for home isolation of everyone in the state over age 65 and people with chronic disease, both high-risk populations. He also asked for closure of bars, wineries, night clubs and brew pubs, and called for restaurants to reduce their occupancy by half. He called that “deep social distancing” and a “pragmatic response to the moment.” The dramatic announcement, designed to keep people away from each other, stopped short of closing restaurants. Instead, the governor said they can also operate at reduced capacity and with curbside food service and at-home food deliveries.

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Hey, Gov. Tell us what self-isolation means!! Newsome didn't say.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Noj15 3/16/2020 1:07:28 AM (No. 347648)
Poor planning by Gov. Gavin Getty-Pelosi Newsom. Very poor. Just made a complete mess of the food industry in this once great state.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: JediJerry 3/16/2020 1:16:26 AM (No. 347650)
I love it when some dumbass politician like Newsome tries giving orders. I’ve got an order for you Gavin. Shut the F up and get the hell out of my face. I’m 70 yo and I’m living my life like I’ve lived it every day. I do what i want when i want and i don’t pay attention to idiots and morons like you trying to tell me how to live my life and give me orders on setting at home isolating from something that i do not fear or worry about. If it’s Gods will for me to have a molecule of some biohazard agent enter my body and kill me all i can say is I’m totally powerless over that. I have faith not fear. This too shall pass. Just live your life and be happy.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: DVC 3/16/2020 1:49:01 AM (No. 347654)
I have a late 70s friend who has had "colds" keep him down for three weeks at a time, several times in each of the last few years. Overweight, and I'm not sure what other health issues, but getting a new knee in a few weeks. He is isolating himself, and I agree with it for him, for both reasons. For me and my wife, not so much, entirely different health trajectories. Each person must decide.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: RedWhite&Blue2 3/16/2020 1:49:42 AM (No. 347655)
I’m also 70 I live in Northern Nevada So I’m going to cross the Cali border and drive around all day go to Tahoe eat in Truckee and thumb my nose at that bastid GQ boy ALL 70 year olds should tell him where to go Veterans for truth Veterans for Trump 2020
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Timber Queen 3/16/2020 3:12:29 AM (No. 347674)
Self-isolate? Will I have I have to go to confession?
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Bill O Rights 3/16/2020 4:42:29 AM (No. 347689)
I am too young for full social security at 66. I have an underlying health condition. So how does Newsom propose I make a living?
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Reply 7 - Posted by: 4Justice 3/16/2020 4:50:52 AM (No. 347692)
Bite me, Gov! I am not quite in the ancient age range yet, but I have passed 50. I will go wherever I want, whenever I want. You are NOT my nanny and I was born in a FREE country.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: worried 3/16/2020 7:28:02 AM (No. 347755)
Glad to see you younguns (I'm 86) are telling Newsom where to go. If I lived there I would do the same.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: stablemoney 3/16/2020 9:15:33 AM (No. 347849)
So much for age discrimination laws, Mr. Newsom, who speaks in the most loathsome nasal tone. I am definitely for Mr. Newsom self quarantining from the public, as the ignorance and arrogance are unbearable.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Italiano 3/16/2020 9:35:23 AM (No. 347877)
I'm 68 and Governor Beto O' Newsom can KMA.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Historybuff 3/16/2020 9:55:48 AM (No. 347909)
NYC is in full panic mode, led by our Idiot Mayor, supported by our Idiot Governor. They are not serious, because they have not suspended alternate side of the street parking. You should lose your revenue, but not the city - They are in the parking ticket business.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Skeptical1 3/16/2020 11:32:57 AM (No. 347990)
I think we should ask seniors to stay out of circulation while letting restaurants and the rest of the economy go on with only minor adjustments. I'm in my 70's and don't mind lying low for a few months. If the virus is not that serious a disease for younger people, then let them live their lives. Just don't forget to keep me supplied with food and liquor, and broadband internet.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: southernboy 3/16/2020 1:21:54 PM (No. 348088)
Your thoughts, Gov., on just how all these people are going to pay their rent, light bill and car payments??? Hmmmm? Surely those on Government payroll don't have to worry!
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Reply 14 - Posted by: franq 3/16/2020 5:33:54 PM (No. 348311)
I said some years ago, when it all hits the fan, it will be like we are 50 separate countries. Those states with good governors (not NC's current fate) will fare better than others. One thing's for sure: they are pushing it to the limit.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: 3XALADY 3/16/2020 5:46:59 PM (No. 348327)
Wait for it. It's coming. Niece said her babysitter has a parent who is in law enforcement. he was recently made a federal agent and issued a haz mat suit. More and more training. He says we are at step two on four steps to total home isolation. Everything will be closed when that happens.
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