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April 16, 2020

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henry

So all that Russia crap was a setup for the Chicoms to infect us. Who knew the FEMA camps would be our own homes?

lyle

Willowed:

then coronavirus is God's punishment for Christians

Huh. Right now the highest death toll by far is in inner-city NYC, followed by inner-city Detroit and it’s killing mostly black men with co-morbidities. I’d love to see Venn diagram of the hated Christians and these groups. You?

Captain Hate

Porch, thanks for the response on the prior thread. Someone elsewhere commented that public schools weren't doing online classes and using the excuse that not everyone had a computer but maybe that was disinformation.

Jane

OL,

I answered your question on the prior thread.

Jane

Hopefully all the Dunham news will provide Trump impetus to open us up sooner.

Jack is Back!

jane,

My ophthalmologist, Dr. Tim Root has his book on-line. You will probably like it. Explains everything eye and does with cartoon's that he himself draws. Yalie and practices here since he is a Daytona native.

https://timroot.com/ophthobook/

Porchlight

That could be true in some places, Cap'n. In our district they sent out surveys to see who needed wifi and devices and distributed Chromebooks and hotspots. That took a couple of weeks, and then they ramped up "classes."

However, they likely never heard from some students/parents. Of course ALL these kids have phones, whether or not they have broadband at home. They're getting the notifications all right.

Funny what happens when you shut down mandatory government schools, huh?

Old Lurker

"Funny what happens when you shut down mandatory government schools, huh?"

Ave IQs go up?

Pinandpuller

Anybody talking about immunity passports with Fauci should be breathing thru a black hood on their way to rendition:

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/health/2020/04/16/covid-19-fauci-says-immunity-certificates-possible-what-they/2987765001/

Narciso

Rolling moss decides sonny is hero.

Tom Bowler

Best of luck with your eye surgery, Jane.

Jane

Thanks Tom, Another trip in a trip full life.

Captain Hate

20 Million illegals nope we cant help
Open borders we need those people and their work
Opioids from China its a lifestyle choice
MS 13 gangs we cannot just go round them up
Christians We send SWAT to shut down their churches
Posted by: Dem Gov at April 16, 2020 01:38 PM (JFO2v)

Jane

Pretty tough time for me to read a book jib, but thanks.

Pinandpuller

So right now we’re starting with Five Month Plan economies and working our way up?

Narciso

Best wishes jane on your surgery.

Narciso

Companera whitmer shows us the way. Yiked.

President-Elect Jim,SunnyvaleCA

I'm curious: both my brother in MI and me here in CA have gotten emails from our respective dentists announcing provisional office reopening.
Anyone else?
Do dentists have a special comm channel to get notifications before the rest of us?

James,
Dear Valued Patients,
We miss you. We hope this message finds you and your loved ones well and safe during this difficult time.
We want to update you on our tentative re-opening day which may change as guidelines for reopening business are becoming more clear. We are hopeful that we can re-open the office on May 6, 2020. This will only take place if The California Department of Public Health, CDA, and ADA gives us the okay.

henry

@maciverwisc

**BREAKING** Gov. Evers Directs DHS to extend his Safer-At-Home order until May 26, 2020. content.govdelivery.com/attachments/WI…

Analysis of the extension will be forthcoming on the MacIver Daily Disease Brief. Stay tuned to our social media for further updates.
maciverinstitute.com/2020/03/wiscon…

MissMarple2

henry,

What's going to happen when Indiana starts up?

Captain Hate

Brian Dennehy RIP

The Horde is in mourning.

Jane

Thanks Narc! I'll know Tuesday when it will happen. Meanwhile I need a pirate's mask.

cathyf

Here’s my comment about “immunity passports” that I posted on a friend’s Facebook post:

The basic plan is this: people who are immune from the disease will have civil rights, while people who are not immune will be kept prisoners in their homes and not allowed to work so that their families will starve. The only ways to become immune are to get the disease and recover, or to have a vaccine. We don’t have a vaccine, current guesses for one are 12-18 months. (And the person in charge of getting a vaccine is the same person who has been in charge of getting us an AIDS vaccine for the last 35 years, so don’t think that we will necessarily get a vaccine for this.)

It looks like for healthy working-age people, if you get the virus you have a 50-50 chance of few or no symptoms, and a 99.9% chance of recovering and being just fine whatever your symptoms during the disease. If the choice is 1/10th of 1% of dying from the CCP virus, or 100% dying of starvation, the virus is obviously the way to go. Every rational person who loves their family will immediately seek out a way to get infected with the disease so that they can go back to work and feed their families.

Before the chicken pox vaccine, there were stories of parents who would deliberately expose their children to chicken pox in order to “get it over with” —calling it a “pox party”. But that was in the context of a whole population where most people had already had it and were immune. If we set up a system where the US is going to have the human race’s largest “pox party” then 150 million people will all want to get infected all at once. If the death rate is 0.1%, that’s 150,000 ICU beds we need at the same time.

This whole idea is monstrously stupid, even if it goes exactly to plan!

henry

Miss M, I don’t know what is going to happen tomorrow, aside from you getting 4 inches of fresh snow (with perhaps a half inch here).

Porchlight

I've always liked Dennehy, but I admit I didn't know he was still alive.

Extraneus

What's going to happen when Indiana starts up?

I'll take a stab. There will be civil unrest in still-locked-down states after the first states ease up. People aren't going to stand another six weeks of this, especially when their fellow citizens in other states are back to work.

Porchlight

then 150 million people will all want to get infected all at once.

No. The sheep are already way too scared to do this. They won't even go to a restaurant (once one opens).

Pinandpuller

He has a point, look at her picture:

Is Melinda Gates a tranny too?

https://twitter.com/henrymakow/status/1250697995189960704?s=21

DrJ

Bill Kirby still is not mayor of Auburn CA.

cathyf

The other question is what happens in states like Illinois, which has one small corner that’s Chicago metro, and 80% of the state is very rural. We might just secede and join Iowa.

MissMarple2

I put Golden State Times live feed on You Tube on my computer and there is that big FedEx rig and I can't help but think of daddy.

Dave (in MA)

A friend of mine told me a funny story a while back. He was visiting his folks and for some reason Brian Dennehy's name came up and they didn't know who that was, so he told them that he was the lead actor in that movie they watched together a while back, Cocoon. Well, which one, they asked?
He was the leader of the aliens, he told them.
What aliens? That was a nice movie about a bunch of smiling old people.

henry

@realdonaldtrump

Major News Conference tonight, the White House at 6:00 P.M. (Eastern), to explain Guidelines for OPENING UP AMERICA AGAIN!

Narciso

He was the sheriff in first blood, he had served in the marines prior to vietnam.

henry

We are so screwed. Lock & load might be the only answer.

@crainschicago

BREAKING: The governors of Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Indiana and Kentucky are officially signing on to a multistate pact to coordinate strategies for reopening their economies.

https://t.co/MHuFmjWe9E?amp=1

Robin, Schadenfreude Red lipstick

I thought public schools weren't doing online classes. Are they?

you probably heard that from me. Our schools closed in a hurry on March 13. For two weeks the districts around us went directly to remote learning while ours in Ithaca haggled with the teachers' union, ahem, figured out the equity issues. Then teachers got paid to figure out how to deliver mandatory classwork remotely. Finally, this week, they started delivering some instruction and work. We lost a month.

Robin, Schadenfreude Red lipstick

And no surprise that Cuomo extended to May 15th. He's negotiating. I've moved to seething deep anger.

lyle

https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2020/04/that_baleful_presence_of_eric_holder_eyeing_the_coronavirus_as_a_means_to_win_democrats_permanent_power.html

That baleful presence of Eric Holder eyeing the coronavirus as a means to win Democrats' permanent power

The Chinless Wonder Wingman Returneth.

Robin, Schadenfreude Red lipstick

Lock & load might be the only answer.

Looks like it.

Manuel Transmission

Jane,

If they use a laser to reattach things, that fries your lens which produces the cataract. In about a year they will then give you a new one. However, what they don’t mention is that the membrane that holds the lens in place also fogs up. I had to have a hole blown in that, but the hole is as small as possible which gives you the star burst effects at night staring at oncoming headlights. Still way better than all the alternatives.

BTW, I’ve been essentially monocular my whole life. Still raced sporty cars in HS and kollege, and have been a pilot since I was 16. The only thing I was never any good at was stick and ball sports, but I don’t think my proclivities would have leaned that way in any case. Golf might have been ok, but it bores me to death. Oh, and ROTC and Varsity Rifle Team was a slam dunk.

Rocco

That's how I felt too Jane, thinking I'd be better off with one eye. Please don't think I'm complaining, I did this to myself, just trying to convey what it's like for me. There's a good sized blurry round spot in my left eyes vision about the size of a quarter, wherever I focus. I can see peripherally around that blurry spot but using both eyes, that blurry spot is still there and perhaps an eye patch would help. Horizontal lines look like the "flatten the curve" graph.

So McCabe and Rosenstein signed the final renewal knowing it was based on the Steels Dossier that they knew was baloney from the beginning.

Let the shusting begin!

Captain Hate

DeWineMom showing a typical lack of leadership.

lyle

The governors of Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Indiana and Kentucky

Lemme guess: all Ds. What do I win?

Captain Hate

Wrong, lyle.

Narciso

District 4 go back to your hovels peasants

henry

Technically, Dewine is an R.

Buckeye

There will be civil unrest in still-locked-down states after the first states ease up.

Good. Since the Dem convention looks like a bust:)

lyle

Dammit.

Melinda

Imagine that. Just enough to fund Nahncee's fridge and freezer pairing. Not that the two would ever be related of course.

CMP
@CtrMedProgress
BREAKING 🚨: Unsealed documents show Planned Parenthood charged Stem Express $25k for “usable” baby body parts. #ppsellsbabybodyparts foxnews.com/politics/unsea…

https://twitter.com/CtrMedProgress/status/1250855097204121603

lyle

Ah, so “technically” I was correct! 😬

Extraneus
The governors of Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Indiana and Kentucky are officially signing on to a multistate pact to coordinate strategies for reopening their economies.

Let them. Other states will open up before them, and the still-locked-up people will be really pissed off within a matter of days. These people are playing with fire.

henry

Good. I hope all he’ll breaks loose at the Capitol.

@maciverwisc

Reaction to Gov. Evers extending shelter-in-place to 5/26: Rep Sortwell -The Governor’s actions today cross the boundary fr chaotic & arbitrary to lawlessness.State law is clear.The Gov cannot extend his emerg authority bey 60 days w/out the consent & approval of the Legislature.

Melinda

And the observant:

Jeff-USA🇺🇸🇺🇸
@jeffusa34902563
@SpeakerPelosi. She slips up at the end, revealing she stocked up for Easter visitors. Guess the speaker is above social distancing protocols!! You are truly a horrible human being🥃💰🥃💰🥃💰 pic.twitter.com/5S8OUpMVFX

https://twitter.com/jeffusa34902563/status/1250853251769143296

Because what did she know back then?

Donald J. Trump
@realDonaldTrump
Crazy Nancy Pelosi deleted this from her Twitter account. She wanted everyone to pack into Chinatown long after I closed the BORDER TO CHINA. Based on her statement, she is responsible for many deaths. She’s an incompetent, third-rate politician!

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1250852583318736896

Extraneus

I think Trump looks a lot better with grey hair.

Gentlejim

Posted by: henry | April 16, 2020 at 02:26 PM

Oh, FFS....

I was confident Holcomb was going to relax things Tuesday.

henry

Ah, the Duffy replacement vote to be screwed up (it should have been last week Tuesday, but Evers wanted only Dem turnout).

@vickimckenna

The expiration of @GovEvers emergency authority is 5/12--NOT 5/26. What will the legislature do about it? Interesting that the new order's expiration of 5/26 is AFTER the special election in District 7 to replace @SeanDuffyWI. Coincidence? 🤔

MissMarple2

Holcomb of Indiana is a Republican, too! He was Pence's Lieutenant.

Melinda

Give it to me, Sheldon!::

https://nypost.com/2020/04/16/43k-us-millionaires-will-get-stimulus-averaging-1-6m-each/

Spot the weasel.

Captain Hate

Why even have a state if your dickweed Governor says "we're gonna do what those other states do". Typical GOP gutlessness. The anti federalism.

peter

By the way, my wife once danced with Brian Dennehy. He was a regular family guy in Suffolk County, Long Island, doing local theater for years before his career took off, and didn't forget the little people, his neighbors once it started to. I think my wife was about 14 at the time. This gets mentioned every time we see him in a movie by one of my in-laws.

Pinandpuller

Is Limbaugh still keeping track of days America is held hostage?

jimmyk

a multistate pact to coordinate strategies for reopening their economies.

Seems like collusion by another name. No one wants to stick his or her neck out.

James D.

This whole idea is monstrously stupid, even if it goes exactly to plan!

EVERYTHING about the government and media response to the coronavirus has been monstrously stupid.

Even granting that extreme measures needed to be taken, they've been designed, communicated and implemented in about as poor a way as can be imagined.

And all the people designing, communicating and implementing them are supposedly "experts" and "the best and the brightest" and most importantly, people who actively sought out the positions of power and responsibility they hold.

Jane

Thanks ManTran and Rocco. I've been wearing a pretend patch all day which is interesting, and even better if I keep the eye in the patch closed.

ManTran did they make you lie face down for days or weeks after the surgery? I keep reading that. It sure as hell won't work for Kiwi, who is already mad at how I look with a patch.

Pinandpuller

Come on Michigan, take the glove off.

lyle

Ace:

Brian Dennehy, Star of Every Movie Ever Made, Dies at 81

Porchlight

Jane, when my little brother had eye surgery as a kid, they didn't give him a pirate-type eye patch, but an adhesive type that went over your eye and kept it closed.

https://www.amazon.com/Nexcare-Sensitive-Skin-Eye-Patch/dp/B00K1JBYGE

It seems like that might be more comfortable for you and maybe less alarming for Kiwi than a pirate-style patch.

lyle

https://www.redstate.com/brandon_morse/2020/04/16/jill-biden-looks-like-shes-become-joe-bidens-handler/

Methinks Jill has higher aspirations...

Jane

Porch,

I want to be a pirate! If only for a few days. I have white stuff on my eye now. But I think a pirate is where it's at!

Jack is Back!

How bad is it with the airlines? Just one little vingette!

Brett Snyder
@crankyflier
This is a sobering stat from
@united
"...we expect to fly fewer people during the entire month of May than we did on a single day in May 2019."

lyle

https://townhall.com/columnists/kurtschlichter/2020/04/16/some-things-will-never-be-the-same-after-the-chinese-coronavirus-n2566940

I know he tends to write the same column over and over but this is good.

Pinandpuller

Man Tran

What’s going on in General Aviation? Do governors have a say? Did the FAA shut it down?

I know a few guys who could take a Cub out and never leave their own airspace.

lyle

Sorry, not sorry about the airlines. Where in the world can a business treat their customers as badly as they do and still stay (barely) solvent?

Rocco

Is there something shady going on with the SBA?

F/f to about the 7:00 mark.

https://sbacsr.podbean.com/e/sba-csr-agent-breaks-down-sba-false-hope-1586489786/

Pinandpuller

James D

FDR said if something happens in politics it was most likely on purpose.

Pinandpuller

Chick-Fil-A is holding interviews outside.

henry

@joeconchatv

NYC Mayor Deblasio tells Bill Hemmer that the city will start to reopen in July or August at the earliest.

https://twitter.com/joeconchatv/status/1250865099243433985?s=21

MissMarple2

Donald J. Trump
@realDonaldTrump

Major News Conference tonight, the White House at 6:00 P.M. (Eastern), to explain Guidelines for OPENING UP AMERICA AGAIN!

Jane

It's raining in Florida. How rude!

Porchlight

Wow, cool, MM.

My BFF gets to go to Mass today (they're letting in 7 people at a time). She's coming over afterwards and we're going to social distance in the back yard with beer.

Don't call the cops plz.

Porchlight

NYC Mayor Deblasio tells Bill Hemmer that the city will start to reopen in July or August at the earliest.

I don't believe this for a minute. The pressure will be too great. They might make it through May but not through June.

Sorry JOM NYCers. You deserve better.

Pinandpuller

Coronavirus Killed the Ubiquitous Electric Scooter and Why That’s a Good Thing

Porchlight

Jane, go for pirate if that floats your boat! But you might want to have some of the adhesive patches on hand for night time, etc.

Extraneus

As soon as TX opens up, millions of people will want to move there, especially those who don't own their own homes. The state will probably require them to be quarantined for two weeks, which will be a boon to hotels and motels, but after that they're free to rent or buy places to live, get jobs, open businesses, etc. Real estate values will probably rise considerably due to increased demand, and the construction industry will take off. Just my guess.

lurkersusie

Today he’s a Democrat

The View on Twitter: "Sen. Lindsey Graham says “the key to me is testing” for COVID-19: “I can’t really blame the president, but we are struggling with testing at a large scale. You really can’t go back to work until we have more tests.” https://t.co/f...

Extraneus

Food delivery will be required for all the quarantined people as well, helping restaurants come back.

And not just TX, but other states that open up first. States that stay locked-down will experience civil unrest and population loss. People aren't just going to sit around and go broke or starve while there are other places they can go to make a living.

Old Lurker

Was it Porch who said this first?

JOM is always ahead of everybody else:

https://www.foxnews.com/health/head-lice-drug-possible-coronavirus-treatment-report

Old Lurker

All these guys are harping on testing.

Why?

If you are old, fat, or sick, be careful.

Otherwise get off your butt and go to work.

...and pay me my rent, g'dammit.

:-)

Old Lurker

Answering my own question, they want the tests so they can force us to wear the right color stars on our coats, right?

Captain Hate

Graham on The View must have been the next phase of the John McCain eternal funeral by Mega Keating McBudweiser.

henry

Why harp on testing? Think of the scale of testing required by them. Think of the possibilities to skim.

Melinda

Rocco-

Thanks for the SBA agent link. Having fun with that, as I sharpen one of Clarice's fine patented pikes.

Porchlight

Everybody is welcome in Texas!

I agree, OL. If you have a real need to quarantine, do so. Everyone else get off your butts.

Good to see ivermectin is getting more attention. I'm sure the usual suspects will find a reason to shoot it down.

Porchlight

Testing is being thrown up as another barrier for the handwringers and also for those for whom this shutdown was totally intentional ($$$ and power).

The Infamous Ignatz

Brian Dennehy, besides having a great first name, was in one of the best Miami Vices, playing a televangelist who actually turns out to be the real thing.

He was one of those guys like Wilford Brimley, Walter Slezak or Sig Ruman who stole whatever they were in.
I guess that means Cocoon was really a heist flick.

Melinda

And then they control who passed "The Test". Sheep and shepherd, final form.

Melinda

The Best Dennehy was in "Never Cry Wolf", IMO, my first impression of him as a scene dominator.

Old Lurker

zackly, Mel.

clarice

Jane, designate one of us if you wish to report on Tuesday's surgery so you don't have to respond to everyone here. we're all pulling for you.

danoso

Answering my own question, they want the tests so they can force us to wear the right color stars on our coats, right?

Those can be ripped off. Tattoos would be more permanent.

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