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COVID-19 surveys halted in
Minnesota amid racism,
intimidation

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Posted By: voxpopuli, 9/25/2020 1:29:00 PM

A door-to-door COVID-19 testing survey has been halted due to multiple incidents in outstate Minnesota of residents intimidating and shouting racial and ethnic slurs at state and federal public health survey teams. (snip) Frustration with the state’s pandemic response “is totally understandable,” said Dr. Ruth Lynfield, state epidemiologist, “but that is distinctly different than taking out frustration on another human being who is trying to help and is especially galling when there is a taint of racism. There is no justification for this — the enemy is the virus and not the public health workers who are trying to help.”

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no, DOCTOR ruth lynfield, YOU and Red Walz and your Fellow Travelers are the enemy..

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Reply 1 - Posted by: bpl40 9/25/2020 1:38:45 PM (No. 552067)
There was a very cute looking young black woman (I could say girl at my age) who knocked on our door the other day to take the COVID survey. I must confess I tried to keep her engaged as long as possible till my wife became suspicious.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Nimby 9/25/2020 1:43:33 PM (No. 552074)
When you insult every resident who is not black, it will come back to haunt you. As you sow, so you reap.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: learner 9/25/2020 1:43:51 PM (No. 552075)
So now the Jehovas witnesses are working for the state?
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Reply 4 - Posted by: SavageRider 9/25/2020 1:51:33 PM (No. 552092)
The enemy is the liberty grabbing government. If someone chooses to work for that government they should understand the resistance they will receive. Given a minute, I can think of much better put downs than using racist names.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Starboard_side 9/25/2020 1:59:43 PM (No. 552102)
Under what legal controlling authority do they have to come door-to-door asking health questions which is likely a violation of HIPPA laws? Also, I'd be very suspect that they are surveying neighborhoods. I saw many "companies" who used to come through our neighborhood back in 2018, only later to find out there was ballot harvesting months later. They'd come as solar panel folks, construction companies, etc.. All with clipboards and a list of names and addresses.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: KatieJo 9/25/2020 2:25:48 PM (No. 552119)
I don't even believe this is happening. Where is the video. I saw a similar story a few days back, very vague. They make this stuff up, accusing nameless, faceless people of racism, while insinuating that it's Trump voters.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Ketchuplover 9/25/2020 2:26:27 PM (No. 552121)
And Walz just ordered the MN Dept of Health to stop giving daily statistics of how many are hospitalized because of the virus. There's no doubt that the number is going down, but he needs to keep the people scared so he can hang onto his unconstitutional powers till after the election.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Omen55 9/25/2020 2:44:43 PM (No. 552142)
Shame on you #1. Did you get her name?;)
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Reply 9 - Posted by: beancounter 9/25/2020 3:45:39 PM (No. 552182)
“I’m from the government and I’m here to help.” Yeah, we’re wise to that one.
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