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Jacksonville, site of Republican convention,
orders wearing of masks

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Posted By: viola, 6/29/2020 7:43:40 PM

The city of Jacksonville, Florida, where mask-averse President Trump plans to accept the Republican nomination in August, ordered the wearing of face coverings Monday, joining the list of state and local governments reversing course to try to beat back a resurgence of the coronavirus. Less than a week after Mayor Lenny Curry said there would be no mask requirement, city officials announced that coverings must be worn in “situations where individuals cannot socially distance.” White House spokeswoman Kayleigh McEnany responded by saying the president’s advice is to “do whatever your local jurisdiction requests of you.”

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Reply 1 - Posted by: bad-hair 6/29/2020 8:21:40 PM (No. 461316)
Let me see. You have a National republican convention in JAX and you are going to arrest anybody without a mask? Really? Some selective policing might be in order.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Urgent Fury 6/29/2020 8:40:36 PM (No. 461337)
Maskholes making one last grab for some kind of power.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: padiva 6/29/2020 9:01:25 PM (No. 461353)
Between now and the convention, I wonder how many groups of people will be spotted without masks in Jacksonville. Will they be arrested? Will there be protesters in Jacksonville? Will they all be wearing masks?
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Reply 4 - Posted by: EQKimball 6/29/2020 9:18:57 PM (No. 461364)
#3 Will there be protesters in Jacksonville? Unfortunately, I think there will be riots. They will want to provoke a Kent State. Not a good way to end a convention. Ask the Democrats about Chicago in 1968. The anarchists can hardly wait.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: ThreeBadCats3 6/29/2020 10:03:59 PM (No. 461382)
August is long away. The mask foolishness may be long gone by then. I get tired of picking up nasty used ones from around my place of business. Are all mask users slobs? Or does it only seem that way?
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Reply 6 - Posted by: anniebc 6/29/2020 10:11:38 PM (No. 461385)
The convention just has to act like they're rioting, and they'll be okay. No masks or social distancing required.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: M Stuart 6/29/2020 10:25:21 PM (No. 461396)
By then, there will not be a mask order. Floridians and Georgians like FREEDOM!
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Reply 8 - Posted by: MickTurn 6/29/2020 10:42:00 PM (No. 461405)
I have to assume the DemonRATS will wear Bandana's...but in typical style they will Misspell it to Banana and all of them will have a Banana hanging from their ears!
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Kate318 6/29/2020 11:15:48 PM (No. 461429)
Ask the Democrats who won the presidential election in 1968, #4.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: DVC 6/29/2020 11:30:50 PM (No. 461434)
The idiot Dem gov of Kansas has ordered everyone in the state to wear a mask starting Friday. I'm going to find out what they will do when I refuse.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Omen55 6/30/2020 12:00:34 AM (No. 461444)
No one will be arrested or fine. That is what the mayor said.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: lakerman1 6/30/2020 8:18:28 AM (No. 461624)
a reporter named Lush? Seriously?
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Reply 13 - Posted by: happywarrior 6/30/2020 8:43:19 AM (No. 461641)
Hope the police presence is there at the convention because the "peaceful protesters" will be wearing their "masks" and are going to harass and beat anyone leaving the center like they did at some rallies.
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