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Posted By: DVC, 3/25/2020 12:24:32 PM

These past few weeks have been far too filled with various attempts at crisis-induced power grabs by politicians, which isn't historically unusual. A pandemic is the kind of thing that calls for extraordinary measures but politicians almost (I'm being generous there) always try to get a little too extraordinary with their responses. It is almost as if they are genetically coded to try and take a mile every time a frightened public offers them an inch. This is a truly bipartisan problem. The September 11th attacks did prompt a Republican president to create the Dept. of Homeland Security after all, a fact that still makes conservatives cringe to this day.

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The Left is always looking for an opening, never letting a crisis go to waste. We need to take a page from their book, and find leftist inroads that we can reverse "in this crisis" and never go back.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: curious1 3/25/2020 12:40:05 PM (No. 357599)
Exactly, OP. Time to start clawing back some of our lost freedoms...
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Reply 2 - Posted by: stevendm 3/25/2020 12:51:37 PM (No. 357626)
When you are in a car you cannot give Covid-19 to anyone nor get it from them. you are quarantined to your car, effectively. Once out in the open, you can a possible spreader or can contract it yourself. This is totally opposite from what should be done. Idiot Dems.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Newtsche 3/25/2020 12:52:41 PM (No. 357629)
Free up resources by dumping the NEA, PBS, NPR, SEIU, the UN, on and on and on...
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Reply 4 - Posted by: kono 3/25/2020 1:33:41 PM (No. 357685)
Power grab, not just idea. The Totalitarian Left have already begun this in SF, where Market St. (one of the main roads) has had a big chunk off-limits to cars for awhile, and the Board of Stupidvisers is talking about closing its whole length to cars. Our Lefty elitists would love to ban vehicles and meat in every part of the city.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Chuzzles 3/25/2020 2:44:36 PM (No. 357785)
My favorite so far this week was yesterday's screeching about not going out in one's vehicle because CV is on the vehicle. That idiot leftist doctor is going to create about 2 million new agoraphobics thanks to that nonsense. Given how we are still approving Trump's handling of this stuff, I say he needs to do exactly that. Take their own rules and shove them down the democrat throats. About time somebody makes them live by their own words for once.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: RuckusTom 3/25/2020 3:38:04 PM (No. 357839)
Freedom's a subtle thing to lose. Seat belts? Open gun carrying? Smoking? Drinking and driving? HOAs ... Give up those freedoms, they won't come back.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: 4Justice 3/26/2020 3:13:55 PM (No. 358902)
#6, that is something I am trying to teach these young lefties.
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