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Mayor reopens town in defiance of state
lockdown order, braces for confrontation:
‘What’s she going to do, come put me in jail?’

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Posted By: ladydawgfan, 4/28/2020 2:02:08 PM

The mayor of a small New Mexico city warned there would be a “confrontation” between his police and the state if his order to reopen businesses was blocked. Grants Mayor Martin Hicks allowed his town to reopen for limited business on Monday, in direct defiance of the statewide order in place by Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham in response to the coronavirus pandemic. He joined a few dozen supporters on Monday to rally in support of businesses in the city of about 9,000 people. “The governor is killing the state over a little bug,” Hicks said Monday, according to CBS News. The Democrat mayor encouraged businesses to open their doors on Monday,


Go Grants, NM!! Hard to believe that this guy is a dem!!

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Reply 1 - Posted by: MDConservative 4/28/2020 2:43:38 PM (No. 394494)
"Go Rogue"...pass it on. Time to become active citizens again, taking what care you think reasonable for yourself. Actually, it's past time.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: thethirdruffian 4/28/2020 2:45:26 PM (No. 394496)
Gov. Lujan is so goofy, she'll send in the National Guard and kill everyone to save them.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 4/28/2020 2:58:58 PM (No. 394510)
Resist the state! Resist the lockdown!
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Reply 4 - Posted by: cjjeepercreeper 4/28/2020 3:21:38 PM (No. 394523)
He's a character that's for sure. Grants is basically just a stop on the interstate between Gallup and Albuquerque. Not a lot going on there. Lujan Hitler Grisham just needs to let them be. The woman is on a heavy power trip as most residents of NM have come to realize.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: mc squared 4/28/2020 3:22:04 PM (No. 394524)
IF the governor arrests him, I predict the bail will be set high in order to discourage other mayors from participation. Depends on the judge. I'd donate to the bail money.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: reefdiver 4/28/2020 3:36:12 PM (No. 394531)
Save the economy, free the healthy.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: PlayItAgain 4/28/2020 3:51:02 PM (No. 394536)
I hope we can get updates on this. I would like to follow this story.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Crusty_Rusty 4/28/2020 3:53:18 PM (No. 394538)
This may be Infectious. Every mayor in America must be tested. A "Live Free or Die" Pandemic may be in the offering.......
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Reply 9 - Posted by: starboard 4/28/2020 4:09:52 PM (No. 394549)
If Gov's family name wasn't Lujan, nobody would ever know who she was. Lujan is a political name in NM. We are the third poorest state in the country and have very little real covid cases here. Many that have passed are seniors from nursing homes who have preexisting conditions. The governor is trying to be strong minded and economically stupid in a state where the economy was weak to start with.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: bad-hair 4/28/2020 4:12:23 PM (No. 394550)
Fact is, last I heard, All government is local. If this mayor wants to defy the County, State, or Feds he can do it. I can do it too as long as I am willing to accept the outcome. I can choose to let others tell me what to do. This is what we call living free. My choice, my life, my consequences. Pretty simple really.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: stablemoney 4/28/2020 4:41:56 PM (No. 394588)
One size don't fit all, so kudos to the Mayor for fitting things to the situation he faces.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: HotRod 4/28/2020 5:07:05 PM (No. 394614)
It's starting. People are starting to rise up against the democrat dictators. This is what America showed the world, that governments cannot suppress the citizens when they get their backs up! Democrats beware!
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Bur Oak 4/28/2020 5:09:51 PM (No. 394619)
We need more mayors like Martin Hicks.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: SALady 4/28/2020 6:22:58 PM (No. 394710)
Of course she will arrest you. She is a looney lie-beral after all. But don't worry about overcrowding, she will let an illegal alien rapist murderer go free from jail to make room for a truly dangerous person like you.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Chuzzles 4/28/2020 6:26:31 PM (No. 394716)
Time to start calling these governors by their true title. Commissar. For that is exactly how they are behaving right now. They don't want to give up the power, it felt so good, like holding the preciousss
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Reply 16 - Posted by: bigfatslob 4/28/2020 6:41:00 PM (No. 394729)
Lujan Grisham the Nazis is going to take her marching orders from Pelosi and follow Governor Rubber Face Cuomo's lead when she decides to open the state possibly in June or later. New Mexico is the bluest of blue states and the governess is going to kill the state from ever returning because it's already poor. This state will probably carry Joe Biden (if he makes it) in 2020. Good for the mayor of Grants and I hope other cities follow Grisham's Gestapo can't arrest all of us.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Justcurious 4/28/2020 7:40:29 PM (No. 394777)
I don't think she'll send the popo. The Gov will let the courts do the dirty work.
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