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Is Texas unveiling a Goldilocks
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Posted By: StormCnter, 4/29/2020 5:13:58 AM

Monday afternoon as promised, Governor Greg Abbott announced the end of the stay at home order when it expires on April 30. He presented a plan recommended by the Strike Force to Open Texas charged with coming up with a science-based, data-driven way forward for the re-opening of the state. Abbott said that Dr. Birx agrees the Texas plan is a good one. First, an announcement by the city of Galveston started Monday off on a good note for beachgoers. Its beaches are now open but with very limited hours and strict rules for behavior while enjoying a visit to a beach. In the age of the coronavirus pandemic,

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Reply 1 - Posted by: MissGrits 4/29/2020 6:09:24 AM (No. 395028)
Oh, wow, on the beach from 6:09-9:00am ... before the health benefits of the sun can be realized! IDIOTS all!
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Reply 2 - Posted by: GO3 4/29/2020 6:48:50 AM (No. 395046)
In addition to overriding Harris county orders, he needs to get the local Gauleiters in line. Here is an example of this crap from Taylor County (Abilene). https://www.bigcountryhomepage.com/news/taylor-county-extends-covid-19-disaster-declaration/ It extends the full disaster declaration for another month while they figure out what to do. And oh BTW, they limit public access to these hearings. How convenient.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: MDConservative 4/29/2020 11:12:56 AM (No. 395373)
Finding a "science-based, data-driven way forward" is code for chickening out. If people get sick moving "forward", it's not the politicians' fault - bad models, misunderstanding the virus, whatever. If it works out well, it took guts and good information for the governor to make the courageous move that proved correct. Love politicians. Our HEROES!
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Strike3 4/29/2020 11:48:46 AM (No. 395433)
"very limited hours and strict rules for behavior while enjoying a visit to a beach." Excellent. Joseph Goebbels would be very proud of that artful sentence. By 9:00 am, the fog has barely burned off before it's time to leave and don't you dare stop to pick up a seashell. I appreciate the desire to reach phase 2 but common sense is still being replaced by the need to control. I'm glad that scarf lady approves.
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