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  • Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam: ‘Schools Need to Be Open’

    01/15/2021 12:28:42 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 37 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/15/2021 | Dr Susan Berry
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) released new coronavirus guidance Thursday, as President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration approaches, insisting “schools need to be open.” State agencies are now prioritizing in-person instruction, reported, after months of the Trump administration urging states to reopen schools.
  • Pennsylvania governor's coronavirus indoor dining ban challenged by coalition of bars, restaurants

    12/19/2020 12:58:41 AM PST · by conservative98 · 15 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5 hrs ago | Michael Ruiz
    A group of Pennsylvania bars and restaurants is taking legal action against Gov. Tom Wolf and Health Secretary Dr. over new coronavirus rules that will prohibit indoor dining during the holiday season. Co-counsels for the group filed a pair of court documents Friday, Troy Freedman, a lawyer for the businesses, told Fox News. One was a petition for review, a required first step when filing suit against state officials under Pennsylvania law, Freedman said. The other is seeking an injunction that would enjoin the governor from enforcing his order, which he issued last week. It went into effect on Dec....
  • The town that doesn't believe in COVID: 'Off-the-rails' mayor of tiny Washington community keeps open its 30 businesses as locals pack bars, refuse masks and claim lockdown is utter nonsense

    12/15/2020 11:14:43 AM PST · by Mount Athos · 41 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 14 December 2020
    Hundreds of people have attended a 'Freedom Rally' in a small town in Washington on Saturday after its mayor refused to enforce the state's COVID restrictions on businesses, citing 'the Constitutional rights of small town America'. Large crowds joined the Patriot Prayer-organized rally in Mossyrock, a rural community in Lewis County between Seattle and Portland, with maskless protesters waving flags and chanting against 'government oppression'. It came after the town unexpectedly voted last month to ignore Washington Governor Jay Inslee's state-wide business restrictions to stop the spread of the coronavirus. He told 'The governor has over-stepped his powers and...
  • Minnesota businesses plan defiant mass reopening

    12/14/2020 7:26:47 PM PST · by george76 · 29 replies
    Alpha News ^ | December 14, 2020
    Employees of closed businesses have "bills to pay, children to feed, presents to gift and they're going to lose their homes." More than 150 businesses plan to reopen this week in defiance of Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz’s coronavirus shutdown. The businesses have organized as the Reopen Minnesota Coalition. This group has created a Facebook page and GoFundMe to raise awareness and money for business owners who will likely face legal consequences for their actions. Rural businesses involved in the effort plan to open Wednesday, Dec. 16, while metro businesses will open two days later on Friday. Walz’s current shutdown order...
  • Arkansas (Governor) limits hours at restaurants, bars to slow virus

    11/19/2020 8:30:53 PM PST · by pulaskibush · 27 replies
    KATV7 ^ | Thursday, November 19th 2020 | Scott Carroll
    LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Thursday ordered restaurants, bars, and other businesses licensed to sell alcoholic beverages to close by 11 p.m. to slow the spread of the coronavirus. The directive takes effect Friday and continues through Jan 3. It comes amid a surge in new cases and hospitalizations. Hutchinson said in a news released that a panel of physicians, healthcare executives, and elected officials recommended the directive. “This is a balanced approach that is limited and targeted as we work to reduce new COVID cases in our state," Hutchinson said. More here...!
  • America’s Two Largest Republican States Announce They Will Have No More Lockdowns

    11/19/2020 8:19:47 AM PST · by McGruff · 38 replies
    Daily Wire ^ | Nov 18, 2020 | Ryan Saavedra
    America’s two largest Republican states — Texas and Florida — have announced that they will not be going into any more lockdowns as coronavirus cases surge across the country. The news comes as 45 out of 50 states have seen at least a 10% increase in coronavirus cases from the previous week. Texas Governor Greg Abbott “said in an interview that there won’t be ‘any more lockdowns’ in the state and he wants to focus on ‘working to heal those who have Covid’ so they can leave the hospitals and get back to their normal routines,” NBC News reported. “A...
  • As America Readies for Another Lockdown, China Packs 70,000 People in Stadium Without Masks

    11/16/2020 10:02:12 PM PST · by CheshireTheCat · 10 replies
    Big League Politics ^ | November 16, 2020 | Shane Trejo
    As America gets ready to endure another painful lockdown that will crush the economy and destroy millions of lives, China is opening up their stadiums to tens of thousands of people without masks. The video of Chinese people, reportedly 70,000 of them, in a tightly-packed stadium enjoying their lives at a sporting event is beginning to go viral:
  • Judge rules against Newsom in CA.

    11/02/2020 2:48:10 PM PST · by MisterMagic · 32 replies
    The Judge has ruled in our case against Gavin Newsom. We won. The Judge found good cause to issue a permanent injunction restraining the Governor from issuing further unconstitutional orders.
  • Disney Considers Suing Governor Newsom, Moving Jobs Out of California, As Newsom Doubles Down on Closures

    10/28/2020 4:45:25 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 38 replies
    Red State ^ | 10/28/2020 | Jennifer Van Laar
    When California public health officials announced guidelines for reopening theme parks that essentially guarantee that parks in Los Angeles, Orange, and San Diego counties won’t be able to open until perhaps mid-2021, heads of the respective theme parks rightfully blasted Gavin Newsom, citing their successes in reopening in other states and countries and alleging that his guidelines have no scientific basis. The next day, the Executive Director of the California Attractions and Parks Association, of which Disney is a member, said “that a lawsuit was under consideration and ‘all options are open at this point.'”By Thursday, sources within the industry...
  • New protests loom as Europeans tire of virus restrictions

    10/27/2020 8:52:01 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 8 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | October 27, 2020 | By COLLEEN BARRY and FRANCES D'EMILIO
    MILAN - Italy braced Tuesday for more protests in cities nationwide against virus-fighting measures like regional curfews, evening shutdowns for restaurants and bars and the closures of gyms, pools and theaters - a sign of the growing discontent across Europe with renewed coronavirus restrictions. Nightly curfews have been implemented in French cities and in Spain, and restaurants and bars in Italy must close at 6 p.m. Schools have been closed in Northern Ireland and the Czech Republic. German officials have ordered de-facto lockdowns in some areas near the Austrian border and new mask-wearing requirements are popping up weekly across the...
  • Dear Governor Pritzker; We are Done

    10/26/2020 10:15:45 PM PDT · by PBRCat · 10 replies
    The Politics of Parenting ^ | October 22, 2020 | Tori Getzelman Mikos
    Dear Governor Pritzker, Because of you, restaurants are closing their doors permanently because they cannot survive another shut down. Because of you more homes will be foreclosed. More cars repossessed. More college funds drained. Hopes and dreams lost as we remain powerless in your hands. Because of you, another teen suicide was reported just yesterday because teens literally cannot handle the isolation. Do you know of these suicides? Or do you know and simply choose not to report on these because it doesn’t fit your political agenda? People like you, are why people like me, hate politics. It is never...
  • Oregon Governor Sued for Allowing Small Public Schools To Reopen; Christian Schools? Not a Chance

    10/22/2020 9:25:11 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    Red State ^ | 10/22/2020 | Mike Miller
    As Ronald Reagan might have said to embattled Oregon Democrat Gov. Kate Brown, “There you go again.” Now a small Christian school in Oregon is suing Brown and other state officials after claiming the state is discriminating against private and religious schools by keeping them locked down while allowing public schools to reopen. The lawsuit claims that Brown has allowed public schools with less than 75 students to reopen, but has continued her ban on the reopening of private/religious schools that meet the same qualifying number of student enrollment, as reported by the Daily Wire.The Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) filed...
  • Wisconsin judge blocks governor's order limiting indoor capacity

    10/14/2020 1:19:21 PM PDT · by george76 · 5 replies
    Star Tribune ^ | October 14, 2020 | SCOTT BAUER
    A Wisconsin judge on Wednesday temporarily blocked an order from Gov. Tony Evers’ administration limiting the number of people who can gather in bars, restaurants and other indoor places ... The Democrat governor's order, issued by the Evers-appointed state health secretary Andrea Palm last week, limited the number of customers in many indoor establishments to 25% of capacity. Gatherings in indoor spaces without an occupancy limit were limited to 10 people. The order does not apply to colleges, schools, churches, polling locations, political rallies and outdoor venues. The Tavern League of Wisconsin, the powerful lobbying group for the state’s 5,000...
  • The Price of Panic: How the Tyranny of Experts Turned a Pandemic into a Catastrophe (Book)

    10/13/2020 8:25:09 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 1 replies
    Regnery ^ | 10 14 2020 | Jay W. Richards, William M. Briggs and Douglas Axe
    (I listened to Coast to Coast AM last night. Mr. Noory had an interview with Jay W. Richards, Ph.D.. who co-wrote the new book, "The Price of Panic: How the Tyranny of Experts Turned a Pandemic into a Catastrophe". Regardless of your opinion of C2Cam it was an informative interview about how relying on so-called experts regarding Covid-19 has led to a disaster for both public health and the economy. I included a link to C2Cam. However, you have to register to listen to the interview. Below are two synopses of the book. The first from the publisher. The second...
  • Michigan Supreme court denies Gov. Whitmer's request for 'pandemic executive orders' extensions

    10/12/2020 3:39:26 PM PDT · by aspasia · 26 replies
    foxnews ^ | 10/12/2020
    The Michigan Supreme Court on Monday denied Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s request to extend emergency powers that she invoked to curb the spread of the coronavirus. The conservative-majority court rejected the Democratic governor’s request to delay the effect of its decision striking down a law she had used to keep intact sweeping orders amid the pandemic. The justices voted 6-1 against halting the precedential effect of its Oct. 2 opinion until Oct. 30. They reaffirmed their initial 4-3 ruling that declared unconstitutional her use of the 1945 emergency powers law.
  • Gov. Newsom continues to make it harder to ever reopen

    10/12/2020 3:00:45 PM PDT · by Vendome · 39 replies ^ | October 11, 2020 | SUSAN SHELLEY
    You may recall that in March, the American public was bombarded with an image illustrating the concept of “flattening the curve” of COVID-19.It typically showed a tall, red, angry-looking lump that resembled something out of a Road Runner cartoon after the coyote gets hit on the head by a falling boulder. This illustrated the projected course of the COVID-19 outbreak “without protective measures” to slow the spread of infection.Overlaying the giant red lump was a soft wave, typically shown in soothing blue, that showed the projected course of the outbreak “with protective measures.”What these two projections had in common was...
  • ‘Suck it Big Gretch’: Lansing barber reopens with maskless haircuts

    10/08/2020 5:09:39 PM PDT · by be-baw · 20 replies
    Lansing City Pulse ^ | October 8, 2020 | Kyle Kaminski
    Ingham County Health Department plans coordinated enforcement in response THURSDAY, Oct. 8 — A Lansing barber is once again flouting COVID-19 precautions, advertising “no mask required” haircuts and telling Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to “suck it.” Brian Caskey, owner of Classic Barber Shop on Michigan Avenue in Lansing, appears to be back in business this week and actively spreading misinformation about statewide and countywide restrictions that still mandate face masks be worn while in indoor public spaces. A post on Caskey’s Facebook page shows a logo for his barbershop, alongside white text that plainly reads “No mask required! Suck it Big...
  • Inside a California Covid Revolt: Residents of Shasta County have taken resistance to Covid-19 restrictions to another level: “full-on anarchy.”

    10/08/2020 6:32:08 AM PDT · by karpov · 11 replies
    Bloomberg | October 1, 2020 | Michael Lewis
    No excerpt from Bloomberg allowed, story here.
  • Reopen Colorado now, Gov. Polis

    10/06/2020 5:15:05 PM PDT · by george76 · 14 replies
    Backbone America ^ | October 4, 2020 | Paul Prentice
    We hear all the time about how COVID shut down the economy. That is incorrect; COVID did not shut down the economy, the political response to COVID shut down the economy. There were a series of policy choices at all levels of state and local government across the land. The economic damage from those choices is immense. This is not a natural disaster, it is a man-made disaster. National data show that U.S. real GDP fell at an annual rate of 5% in the first quarter, and was followed by 32% decline in the second quarter. This is the worst...
  • Time to End COVID Lockdowns and Mask Mandates

    10/03/2020 10:21:07 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 20 replies
    American ^ | October 3, 2020 | Ron Wright
    Draconian lockdowns invoked by governmental fiat with little basis in science are nonsensical and unconstitutional. I live in Washington state and I have a mustache. I went to my barbershop when they were first allowed to open on a limited basis and got a haircut and mustache trim. Last week, they were able to cut my hair but not my mustache. We the people, should not blindly follow these mandates and surrender our civil rights without question. State public health agencies during outbreaks of epidemics do have limited police powers to isolate or quarantine people who are sick or are...