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N.J. would have ‘blood on our hands’ if
we shut indoor dining, retail without
stimulus money, Murphy says

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Posted By: Ribicon, 11/20/2020 6:37:50 PM

Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday continued to say all options are “on the table” when it comes to fighting the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic in New Jersey—but he also suggested it’s irresponsible to close indoor dining or nonessential retail stores without more federal aid. The Democratic governor took aim at a favorite target, Republican U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, as federal lawmakers in Washington remain deadlocked over a new stimulus package. Democrats want a $2.2 trillion bill, while Republicans prefer $500 billion with no aid to state and local government. “As long as Mitch McConnell is sitting on his hands


Shut everything down, and the Federal Reserve will print enough money to keep the economy afloat until the dollar is fully worthless. At the same time, the border is wide open! Eliminate the disease, and within minutes it will stroll across the border and we're back to Square One. Thanks, China.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: smokincol 11/20/2020 7:00:40 PM (No. 611929)
this murphy is the most incompetent politician ever!! what a dolt!!
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Reply 2 - Posted by: bad-hair 11/20/2020 7:13:44 PM (No. 611938)
Not my blood. Not my hands. Hey NJ restaurants, tell your Guvnor to stuff it. Or just live with his BS, your choice.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: HerbVA 11/20/2020 8:10:36 PM (No. 611967)
Memo to NJ residents: you made your bed, you sleep in it. No shakedown money from other states.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: padiva 11/20/2020 9:22:07 PM (No. 611994)
My NJ daughter got covid from a co-worker.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: DCGIRL 11/21/2020 5:47:35 AM (No. 612136)
So, it's New Jersey. You elected this clown. Live with it.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: ussjimmycarter 11/21/2020 5:53:17 AM (No. 612141)
Ok! Let’s see...close down all the tax paying businesses and people! Then give those people money that you don’t have so they can pay it all back with higher taxes in a year or two or ten! Yup! Makes perfect sense to a Commie Socialist Moron!
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Richard from Norwood 11/21/2020 6:41:26 AM (No. 612150)
Very typical of a Democrat; Give me more money please, so I can waste it on all of my friends. I've posted this before, but wherever our tax dollars go, there should also be an HONEST person to MAKE SURE, (a disbursement officer), the monies go where they are supposed to go and that person keeps a record where every penny spent goes.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: franq 11/21/2020 7:16:21 AM (No. 612168)
Good grief. You'd think we were living through the Black Plague.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: udanja99 11/21/2020 7:47:57 AM (No. 612193)
So don’t shut it down, idiot. It has been proven endlessly over the last 9 months that shut downs and masks don’t work. If they did, the virus would have died out back in May.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Red Jeep 11/21/2020 8:06:32 AM (No. 612209)
Democrat Governors (and Mike DeWine) stop being mini dictators. Let us live at our own risk again. Open everything up, or watch initially, the complete collapse of every thing in the entertainment industries, restaurants, movie theaters, live stage productions, and live music until all that is left area few grocery stores and maybe a Walmart here and there. We don't want to make America, Venezuela.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 11/21/2020 8:38:53 AM (No. 612240)
Yeah Murphie, that $2.2 trillion package should keep America afloat for another 3 to 6 months before the Aftershock strikes. That's really good of you to be thinking ahead, bro.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Zigrid 11/21/2020 8:48:02 AM (No. 612245)
The democrats are starting to understand what a lockdown will mean to them... Americans are fed up with the dictates of the so called leaders... that have been bought and paid for by china's soros one will ever convince me china didn't do the virus war on the world as a power grab to trash the American dollar didn't matter how many lives were lost.... Mao and Stalin killed millions to get their socialism dictates installed... that is their plan... but President Trump came along with his vaccine and it's a new game...
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Gruntmedic 11/21/2020 9:01:17 AM (No. 612266)
New Jersey is already broke. Just want state's that allowed more business' pay for them
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Gruntmedic 11/21/2020 9:03:52 AM (No. 612270)
I believe WHO is against lockdowns.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: MDConservative 11/21/2020 9:48:29 AM (No. 612336)
That is the real purpose of "stimulus money". It's a general bribe to keep the proles from revolting as their jobs as waiters, cooks and baristas come and go with the political whims "following the science". No stimulus and there would have been an end to this tyranny long ago.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Strike3 11/21/2020 9:57:40 AM (No. 612350)
The only essential thing for democrats is that the taxpayers of America pay for the aftermath of the burning and looting of major dem cities that they allowed to happen. If the financed rebuilding does not happen, their little children in BLM and Antifa are going to throw another tantrum and this time the lying, scheming democrats will be the target of their misbehavior. Pelosi's home in Sin Francisco will not survive this time. No wonder Old Joe has thrown a big hush blanket on his dealings with BLM.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Strike3 11/21/2020 10:14:51 AM (No. 612367)
I have an alternative plan, Phil. Stop paying the useless school teachers and give their money to the restaurants. At least people with essential jobs can get on with their lives. Does anybody wonder why teachers' favor the lockdowns?
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Reply 18 - Posted by: marbles 11/21/2020 10:29:45 AM (No. 612386)
Please , do not assume that everyone that lives in NJ voted democrat. I live in southern NJ, in a red town in a red county.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Hermit_Crab 11/21/2020 4:51:22 PM (No. 612694)
Seems kind of Wimpy to me: "I'll gladly pay you Tuesday for a hamburger today." They don't care about completely destroying the economy in the long run, as long as they get some of that sweet Federal Taxpayer Money and Federal Reserve Fiat now. They don't care that for a little convenience now, they make slaves out of their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren... (Assuming the nation even lasts that long.)
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