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  • Reason #200 why the lockdown is a scam: Democrat Mayor of Nashville caught hiding coronavirus case data to justify shutdowns

    09/18/2020 7:17:07 AM PDT · by grundle · 8 replies
    wordpress ^ | September 18, 2020 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Reason #200 why the lockdown is a scam: Democrat Mayor of Nashville caught hiding coronavirus case data to justify shutdowns You can read my complete list of reasons why the lockdown is a scam at Here are 200 reasons why I’m against the COVID-19 lockdownsHere is reason #200, which I just added to the list:200) Democrat Mayor of Nashville caught hiding coronavirus case data to justify shutdowns Mayor of Nashville caught hiding coronavirus case data to justify shutdownsSeptember 17, 2020NASHVILLE (KUSI) – The bars and restaurants in Nashville, Tennessee have been open with limited capacity after being forced to closed down...
  • AG William Barr: Coronavirus Lockdowns ‘Greatest Intrusion on Civil Liberties’ Since Slavery

    09/17/2020 7:32:56 AM PDT · by libstripper · 39 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Sept 16, 2020 | Joel B. Pollack
    Attorney General William Barr said Wednesday evening “other than slavery, which was a different kind of restraint,” coronavirus lockdowns were the “greatest intrusion on civil liberties in American history.” Barr’s comments came during a Constitution Day celebration at Hillsdale College, commemorating the date in 1789 when the Constitution was signed by the Framers in Philadelphia.
  • Group of Pa. doctors fault Republicans for fighting Gov. Wolf’s pandemic restrictions

    09/17/2020 12:46:29 PM PDT · by lightman · 33 replies
    Pennlive ^ | 17 September A.D. 2020 | David Wenner
    Pennsylvania members of the Committee to Protect Medicare said Thursday that politically-motivated attacks on Gov. Tom Wolf’s actions to control COVID-19 are a danger to their patients and all state residents. They said they are speaking out because of this week’s opinion by a federal judge which said restrictions including the state-wide state-at-home order were unconstitutional. The lawsuit was driven by Republicans who echo views similar to President Donald Trump, who pressed Wolf and other governor’s to “reopen” their states even as COVID-19 cases were rising and public health officials feared hospitals would be overwhelmed. “As physicians, we’re concerned that...
  • Pennsylvania Court Agrees There Is No Pandemic Exception To Constitution

    09/16/2020 4:46:14 PM PDT · by raptor22 · 11 replies
    Noisy Room ^ | September 16, 2020 | Daniel John Sobieski
    Does the Wuhan virus, which arguably escaped from a Chinese virology lab, supersede the rights guaranteed to American citizens under the U.S. Constitution? U.S. Federal District Judge William Stickman IV has ruled in a case brought before him that there is no pandemic exception to the U.S. Constitution and that the Bill of Rights cannot be trampled with impunity whenever there is a health emergency leftist ideologues try to exploit to impose their desired control over every aspect of our daily lives. As Reason Magazine reports: A federal judge on Monday has ruled that lockdown restrictions imposed by Pennsylvania Gov....
  • Were the Covid-19 Lockdowns A Mistake? (Spoiler Alert: YES!!!)

    09/16/2020 8:02:57 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    The Morning Porridge ^ | 09/16/2020 | Bill Blain
    “It’s going to take years to get over the last months of emotional mistakes.” Quick comment on markets this morning before I go back to looking at the Coronavirus. We seem to be in a phoney war at present. Markets are waiting for direction. Tech stocks continue to recover from last week’s down-blip – although Apple stumbled following the new iWatch and iPad launches y’day. Maybe it’s time they actually invented something new rather than just fleecing Apple Addicts with product upgrades every couple of years…? I suspect we will experience another bout of pain in October. That’s often the...
  • Liberating Pennsylvania From Lockdown: A judge says Gov. Tom Wolf’s orders violate the U.S. Constitution.

    09/16/2020 5:48:28 AM PDT · by karpov · 13 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | Septem | WSJ Editorial Board
    ‘The liberties protected by the Constitution are not fair-weather freedoms—in place when times are good but able to be cast aside in times of trouble.” So federal judge William Stickman IV wrote Monday in an instructive ruling that overturned Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf’s use of emergency power. The decision comes nearly six months after Mr. Wolf invoked police powers to impose a strict lockdown as his strategy against Covid-19. Mr. Wolf argued the case is moot since he has relaxed his orders, but Judge Stickman noted that Mr. Wolf continues to assert that he can reinstate restrictions, as other governors...
  • White House’s Dr. Deborah Birx says UK’s COVID plan is a good one

    09/15/2020 7:57:23 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 17 replies
    wkyt ^ | 09/14/2020 | Chelsea Jones
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Dr. Deborah Birx, from the White House Coronavirus Task Force, met with state and local officials, healthcare professionals and university leaders at the University of Kentucky Monday to review the university’s plan to fight COVID. Governor Andy Beshear and the local health department have raised concerns about the number of students testing positive campus, but Dr. Birx feels the university has the situation under control. “To every parent who has a student at the University of Kentucky, I’m not worried about your students because they’re wearing masks, socially distancing and doing everything that’s right,” Dr. Birx...
  • Federal judge’s ruling utterly rips apart indefinite coronavirus lockdowns

    09/15/2020 5:03:58 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 63 replies ^ | 9/15/20 | Andy Meek
    Pennsylvania was like most states at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, soon enough implementing a series of coronavirus lockdowns and related mandates that included shuttering “non-life-sustaining” businesses to curb the spread of the virus. The measures also included clamping down on gatherings of 25 people indoors and 250 people outdoors. Unfortunately, the restrictions led a group of plaintiffs including hair salons, drive-in movie theaters, as well as some Republican officeholders to file a lawsuit against Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf and his health secretary against measures they claimed were over-broad and infringed on their rights. And, in a bit of...
  • Judge rules Gov. Tom Wolf's pandemic restrictions are unconstitutional

    09/14/2020 2:35:21 PM PDT · by Jacquerie · 15 replies
    ABC Action News ^ | September 14th 2020 | AP
    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania -- Gov. Tom Wolf's pandemic restrictions that required people to stay at home, placed size limits on gatherings and ordered "non-life-sustaining" businesses to shut down are unconstitutional, a federal judge ruled Monday. U.S. District Judge William Stickman IV, who was appointed by President Donald Trump, sided with plaintiffs that included hair salons, drive-in movie theaters, a farmer's market vendor, a horse trainer and several Republican officeholders in their lawsuit against Wolf, a Democrat, and his health secretary. The Wolf administration's pandemic policies have been overreaching and arbitrary and violated citizens' constitutional rights, Stickman wrote in his ruling. The...
  • 'A return to normalcy might be on the horizon’; Pa. House GOP leaders react to court’s reversal of Wolf’s COVID-19 response orders

    09/14/2020 1:12:06 PM PDT · by lightman · 25 replies
    Pennlive ^ | 14 September A.D. 2020 | Jan Murphy
    House Republican legislative leaders say “a return to normalcy might be on the horizon” after reviewing U.S. Western District Judge William Stickman IV’s ruling that found Gov. Tom Wolf’s restrictions imposed to control the spread of COVID-19 to be unconstitutional. In a ruling issued on Monday, the federal judge ruled Gov. Tom Wolf’s and Health Secretary Rachel Levine’s congregate gathering, stay-at-home and business shutdown orders violated the First and Fourteenth amendments. In their reaction, House Speaker Bryan Cutler, R-Lancaster County, and House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff, R-Centre County, cited an excerpt from the judge’s opinion that highlight that a response...
  • Federal judge rules Pennsylvania's coronavirus orders are unconstitutional

    09/14/2020 11:55:02 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 44 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09 14 2020 | Justine Coleman
    A federal judge ruled on Monday that Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf’s (D) coronavirus orders, which shut down the state, closed businesses and limited gatherings, were unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge William Stickman IV, a Trump appointee, said in his opinion that Wolf’s and Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Rachel Levine’s COVID-19 orders violated and continue to violate the First Amendment right to freedom of assembly and the due process and equal protection clauses of the Fourteenth Amendment. The efforts to stop the spread of coronavirus “were undertaken with the good intention of addressing a public health emergency,” Stickman wrote. “But even in...
  • PENNSYLVANIA: Federal judge rules Gov. Wolf’s shutdown orders were unconstitutional

    09/14/2020 10:38:55 AM PDT · by woodchukwood · 71 replies
    TribLive ^ | 9-14-2020 | Paula Reed Ward
    Federal judge rules Gov. Wolf’s shutdown orders were unconstitutional A federal judge in Pittsburgh on Monday found that orders issued by Gov. Tom Wolf restricting the size of gatherings and closing non-essential businesses to protect against the spread of covid-19 were unconstitutional.
  • If Masks Work, Why Don’t They WORK?

    09/14/2020 4:25:30 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 77 replies ^ | September 14, 2020 | Scott Morefield
    I’m not anti-mask, per se. There, I said it. If you’ve been reading my rants, er, columns on the topic these past few months, you might get another idea though, and I understand that. It certainly SEEMS like I’m anti-mask, and you’d be forgiven for thinking that was the case. That doesn’t mean that I like wearing them, of course. They’re uncomfortable and stifling and, frankly, disgusting. Even so, I WOULD wear them, when necessary, if the arguments the mask-proponents used to con almost the entire world into accepting and even mandating the practice were actually, well, true. Ah, but...
  • More proof that the lockdown is a scam: Sweden, which never had a lockdown, or a mask mandate, now has a lower total, cumulative per capita COVID-19 death rate than the U.S.

    09/12/2020 10:56:39 PM PDT · by grundle · 24 replies
    wordpress ^ | September 13, 2020 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    More proof that the lockdown is a scam: Sweden, which never had a lockdown, or a mask mandate, now has a lower total, cumulative per capita COVID-19 death rate than the U.S. Here’s another one that I’ll be adding the next time I update my list. You can read my current list at Here are 196 reasons why I’m against the COVID-19 lockdownsThese are the total, cumulative death rates per million population for COVID-19 for the U.S. and Sweden, as of September 7, 2020:Source: 583Sweden 577Sweden never had a lockdown.And Sweden never required people to wear masks.In fact, Sweden never even...
  • Warning: What's Happening in Las Vegas Will Destroy America

    09/13/2020 4:50:41 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 158 replies ^ | September 13, 2020 | Wayne Allyn Root
    Oh, boy, do I have a story for you. Who doesn't love Las Vegas? It's America's favorite city. It may be the world's favorite city. It's my adopted hometown for 20 years now. Until recently, I never thought anything, or anyone, could ever destroy Las Vegas. I was wrong. Everyone needs to hear about what's happening here. Las Vegas and the state of Nevada are in deep trouble. Trust me, you're next -- if you put Joe Biden and Democrats in charge of America. What happens in Vegas doesn't stay in Vegas. We are the canary in the coal mine....
  • Crowds rally in New Zealand's Auckland against coronavirus lockdown

    09/12/2020 10:25:18 AM PDT · by george76 · 14 replies
    Reuters ^ | SEP 12 2020 | Lidia Kelly
    Large crowds of people rallied in Auckland on Saturday against the government’s social distancing restrictions imposed on the country’s largest city after an outbreak of the novel coronavirus last month. Local television footage showed tightly packed crowds, with many people not wearing masks, with estimates of the attendance varying in reports between a thousand and a few thousand people. “We are all here today because we believe we need to stand up for our rights,” the public Television New Zealand cited Jami-Lee Ross, the leader of the Advance New Zealand party, one of the organizers of the protest, as saying....
  • Re-open the churches, re-open the country

    09/12/2020 9:08:02 AM PDT · by ferg flute · 10 replies
    The time for the church acquiescing to the state is over. This document arrived in my inbox and it provides a specific plan of action that’s worth considering by any pastor or patriot concerned with the growing chutzpah of authoritarians at all levels of government
  • LA County's public health director says what we suspected about the lockdown

    09/12/2020 6:39:49 AM PDT · by george76 · 7 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 11, 2020 | Andrea Widburg
    A Democrat bureaucrat finally said what we all have known to be the truth: the Wuhan virus limitations that Democrat politicians and bureaucrats have imposed on Americans will go away after the election because that was the plan all along. As 2019 ended, the Democrats knew that Trump was cruising to re-election. He'd kept his base because he kept his promises about the wall, trade deals, the military, abortion, and our Second Amendment rights. Best of all, he'd supercharged the economy with tax and regulation cuts. The surging economy enticed other Americans who had not voted for Trump in 2016...
  • Everyone Who Isn't Nancy Pelosi Will Soon be Allowed to Get a Haircut in San Francisco

    09/11/2020 5:07:41 PM PDT · by george76 · 3 replies
    Townhall ^ | Sep 11, 2020 | Bronson Stocking
    Soon, everyone will be allowed to get a haircut in San Francisco. San Francisco hair salons and gyms will reopen next week as the city enters its second phase of reopening. Everyone who isn't Nancy Pelosi will finally be allowed to visit indoor places like hair salons, barbershops, and massage parlors. But unlike the Speaker of the House, San Franciscans will still be required to wear a face mask indoors. ... Pelosi was captured on leak surveillance footage walking around the establishment without a face mask. Perhaps it was Pelosi's illegal visit to the hair salon that has now prompted...
  • Crackpot Dr. Fauci Calls for Economic Lockdowns Until “At Least the End of Winter” — How Does This Guy Keep a Job?

    09/11/2020 2:24:27 PM PDT · by mplc51 · 46 replies
    GP ^ | 09/11/2020 | JIm Hoft
    Mad Dr. Fauci called for Australia-like lockdowns until “at least the end of winter” due to the coronavirus. America’s top Infectious Disease Doctor Anthony Fauci has been wrong on the coronavirus pandemic — Almost every step of the way!