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Pritzker defends extended order,
faces salon owner lawsuit

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Posted By: AltaD, 5/10/2020 6:12:57 PM

Gov. J.B. Pritzker defended his stay-at-home order and incremental plans to reopen, saying Sunday that Illinois residents have to change the way things are done until COVID-19 is “eradicated.” The Democrat's comments on CNN’s “State of the Union” came as he faced a southern Illinois salon owner's lawsuit, criticism from some Republicans who deem his plans an overreach and a Chicago Tribune editorial accusing him of being “cautious to the extreme.” Pritzker dismissed the criticism Sunday. (Snip) “It hasn’t gone anywhere. And so we all are going to have to change the way we do things until we’re able to eradicate it."

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Restaurants are not allowed to reopen until June 26th at the earliest. Unless of course the virus is magically eradicated before that date.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: justavoter 5/10/2020 6:18:04 PM (No. 407365)
Moving the goalpost is what the Democrats are doing. The purpose of shutdown was to flatten the outbreak curve so the hospitals were not overwhelmed. Now it is just political to trash the economy before the election.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: mc squared 5/10/2020 6:33:55 PM (No. 407378)
November 13, 2020 depending on how many weeks the Democrats take to finish their counting.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: TCloud 5/10/2020 6:41:55 PM (No. 407387)
Economic Coup d'etat.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Vesicant 5/10/2020 6:44:59 PM (No. 407390)
The J.B. obviously stands for jack booted. Why are dhimmicrats so opposed to herd immunity?
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Reply 5 - Posted by: triggerberg 5/10/2020 7:00:35 PM (No. 407402)
Eradicated? Pritzker is going to keep things shut until the virus is eradicated?!? Since that’s not going to happen probable ever (exactly how many viruses have been eradicated so far?), I guess we know how this jerk expects to remain a dictator. Wonder how long before the razor wire and guard posts go up to keep people from fleeing his state.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: DVC 5/10/2020 7:24:17 PM (No. 407419)
Let's hope that there is at least one sane judge left in Illinois.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Chuzzles 5/10/2020 8:02:45 PM (No. 407441)
If Trump wants to save this election, he better figure out a way to stomp on these governors. They are deliberately slow walking this so they can shut down again when the real flu comes. IL is bottom of the barrel, and Lincoln is weeping from on high.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: M Stuart 5/10/2020 8:08:30 PM (No. 407448)
Hiding is not eradicating! When the fearful finally creep out of their dungeons, the virus will still be there.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: worried 5/10/2020 8:23:29 PM (No. 407458)
I say to the people of Illinois, you elected him; now either live with it or recall him. Your choice.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: msjena 5/10/2020 8:58:18 PM (No. 407474)
The only way to stop these out of control governors is through the courts.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Knotwyrkin 5/10/2020 9:07:17 PM (No. 407478)
If he destroys his state's economy, I mean REALLY DESTROYS it, he thinks he will be able to get more money from the Feds and hurt Trump at the same time. Good Luck.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: judy 5/11/2020 3:26:45 AM (No. 407579)
I wonder how many people will still vote for dems in November???
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Trigger2 5/11/2020 4:16:24 AM (No. 407590)
Well you stupid voters in IL who voted for that AH Pritzker to be your governor. How are you enjoying his jackboots now?
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Reply 14 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 5/11/2020 6:59:19 PM (No. 408213)
Pritzker, 0bama's pal. Don't ever forget it.
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