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Posted By: Dreadnought, 11/21/2020 5:23:38 PM

Today the latest shutdown order by Governor Tim Walz took effect in Minnesota. COVID cases have been rising across the Upper Midwest, so our “emergency” continues. This time, the shutdown applies to restaurants, bars, gyms and youth sports. Of course, that COVID cases are rising is no mystery, even apart from the fact that vastly expanded testing naturally generates more cases. COVID is a seasonal flu bug. When it declined during the Summer in Northern states, it wasn’t because shutdowns and mask mandates were working. It was because the weather got hot. It was entirely predictable

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Reply 1 - Posted by: seamusm 11/21/2020 5:48:25 PM (No. 612730)
Okay, maybe being completely confined to one's home will keep someone safe. But unless you're prepared to NOT go out at ALL, eventually you have to go to the store, etc., and break self-quarantine. If you have kids THEY can bring it home. Wearing a mask helps but most of us aren't using hospital N95's and are not using our masks correctly in the first place. Most public places are still largely or completely shut down. So apart from school what explains the 'second wave'? Doesn't it make you just a little suspicious how convenient this flare-up occured just before the election? If I were a conspiracist, I might even think someone was spraying covid all about............
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Peach1 11/21/2020 5:53:12 PM (No. 612733)
It’s time for the owners of any business being shut down to “Just say NO”. Stay open anyway. If all, or most of them don’t comply, what are the “authorities” going to do? There’s more of us than them. It’s time to stand and fight for our freedoms!!!
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Bur Oak 11/21/2020 5:55:17 PM (No. 612734)
Be good little sheeple and obey your betters.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Califedup 11/21/2020 6:00:19 PM (No. 612737)
Anyone else getting more and more angry and enraged at the totalitarian Chinese Flu Lockdowns, people meekly wearing masks that don't do squat against the virus, fear driven panic buying, and most of all the outright, blatant attempted stolen election coup? Has the boiling point been reached where we all snap and say enough and take physical action in the form of huge crowds marching on our state capitols and especially the White House if Harris/Biden and the communists attempt to occupy it? We are facing real Evil and must realize that if this stolen election coup succeeds by the democrat communists, they will be coming for each and every one of us at our homes and businesses. The democrat commies are actually already talking about putting us into re-education camps just like their fellow brutal communist comrades in China and fellow citizens they ain't kidding about doing this to us. It will not be a second Civil War that we will be fighting but a Second American Revolution where we will once again throw off the yoke of Tyranny. We are all together in this fight for freedom and we will win in the end. God Bless Us All and our American Republic.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Midnight Rambler 11/21/2020 6:04:49 PM (No. 612739)
All of these shutdowns, mask mandates, and other rules are because, the powers that be really have no idea what to do. It might just be me but, when I hear follow the science I want to scream blow it out your back side!
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Ketchuplover 11/21/2020 6:05:19 PM (No. 612741)
Familiar words: "That, to secure these rights, governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed. That, whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the right of the people to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new government, laying its foundation on such principles, and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their safety and happiness." When will be the trigger?
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Krause 11/21/2020 6:27:13 PM (No. 612754)
The squeeze is on. Governors shutting the states down, while Pelosi is refusing covid relief payments. Nice going dems.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: lakerman1 11/21/2020 6:33:37 PM (No. 612758)
Two points - First, I watched a 1963 Volkswagen Beetle MPspan show where Dr. Fauci was speaking to health care professionals, and he said that early on, 'we didn't know anything about the virus.' Second, if I heard it correctly, the CDC now says the (King Flu) virus does not live very long on surfaces. Early on, CDC said the virus could live for several hours on surfaces, which was pure b.s. for anyone with even a minimal knowledge about viruses. Governor Walz is as bad as the Pa governor, little wolf, and his tranny nanny sidekick, Dr. Rachel Levine.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Trump'sCousin 11/21/2020 6:43:24 PM (No. 612766)
Cry me a river... Keep voting for Nazis. Until they are dragged into the streets and made an example of it will Continue. NEXT.....
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Reply 10 - Posted by: stablemoney 11/21/2020 6:54:21 PM (No. 612776)
Now we know why these politicians don't care what the people think. They have Dominion. I wonder if these louts really are winning elections.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: RuckusTom 11/21/2020 7:29:12 PM (No. 612806)
And here comes flu season. Are we going to shut everything down for it too? If not, why not? And if we do, will we be closing everything down every year from here on out?
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Reply 12 - Posted by: DVC 11/21/2020 11:27:57 PM (No. 612903)
Totalitarian thigs gotta be totalitarian thugs. Will ANYONE blame these ignorant, non-scientific, fascist fools for the economic collapse that they are causing?
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Reply 13 - Posted by: DVC 11/22/2020 12:44:44 AM (No. 612918)
#8.....what is a 1963 VW Beetle doing in the middle of your post?
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