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COVID-19 becomes a political disease

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Posted By: ladydawgfan, 5/23/2020 8:39:39 AM

Just as the coronavirus begins to wane, another dangerous pathogen is infecting America – COVID-19 politics. In the early days of the pandemic, state governors walked in lockstep, ordering lockdowns to mitigate coronavirus infections and safeguard hospitals from being overwhelmed with patients. Now that the number of new cases is flattening, politics are taking over, with states veering in different directions. Science no longer appears to be in the driver’s seat. Blue states are extending stay-at-home orders, while red states are opening for business. Two playbooks are in motion. Red states are scrambling to revive the economy as quickly as possible, to get people back to work so they can feed their families.

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I don't think that this is going to work out the way leftist governors think it is going to!! The people KNOW who is to blame and will remember in November!!!

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Reply 1 - Posted by: franq 5/23/2020 8:45:34 AM (No. 419551)
The poison pill is the extra $600 per week benefit. A lot of laid off people are making more money not working. After that "stimulus" expires at the end of July, watch for Pelosi to try and extend it.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: ROLFNader 5/23/2020 8:56:57 AM (No. 419566)
Yep- I fear that it could become noisier in the blue cities than it is on the opening day of deer season, someday soon.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: jacksin5 5/23/2020 8:58:02 AM (No. 419568)
I agree with poster #1, Pelosi snuck in paying the unemployed the equivalent of the $15 minimum wage they could not get thru Congress. Returning workers will demand this new wage scale, or refuse to return to work. Truly a poison pill by the Dems. If employers pays what was prevailing before start of shutdown, plenty of jobs to go back to. Pelosi new minimum wage scale, no jobs and riots in the streets.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Sorosisbehindit 5/23/2020 9:13:22 AM (No. 419590)
The press is salivating as they watch for the death toll to hit 100,000. It is like watching the electoral college numbers on obama's election night, and the bubbly is on ice. I would like to see a comparison of deaths by blue state and red state, with an asterisk by the states that have restricted access to hydroxychrologquine.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: mc squared 5/23/2020 11:37:23 AM (No. 419735)
Democrats favorite platitude used to be 'for the children', now it's become: 'there’s no cost that is too high to save any one precious life' Unless it's closing to border to save an American citizen's life.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: DVC 5/23/2020 1:52:09 PM (No. 419842)
My wife's leftist friend needs to pick up some plywood, wants to borrow our pickup. No problem, but it didn't happen. I asked my wife when they were going to get the plywood....she says her friend 'isn't ready to go out yet'... I have been going to the home stores every few days for stuff for the house and various other projects that I am working on - never missed a beat on this. Somehow, I managed to stay alive....and without a mask or gloves - ever. Leftists cowing in the basement like the good subjects that they are, following orders from on high. And the darned old deplorables just doing whatever the want.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: rytwng 5/23/2020 3:44:09 PM (No. 419945)
After the November election the corona virus goes away. The commies will be looking a new way to get Trump.
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