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ap215 wrote:
Fri May 22, 2020 4:30 pm
Do it with permission small businesses not without but be smart.

They've had enough: Hundreds of small business owners plan to reopen, with or without permission

NEW YORK — Hundreds of local small business owners have had enough; they intend to open this month: with or without the government’s permission.

Worries about the future are a growing cause for concern among the coalition of a of small business owners who are not lucky enough to be declared “essential businesses."

https://www.pix11.com/news/coronavirus/ ... permission
If the businesses open without permission then states like California should continue their reopening plans and watch what happens with the number of COVID-19 cases in those states. If there is an increase then it proves their reopening was either too soon, without adequate safety precautions, or both. Either way, let someone else be the guinea pig.
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i cant c/p this right now.

huffpo top story...arkansas church now flooded with C19 cases since they went ahead
and opened'er up. more than a 1/3 of attendees contracted C19 while 3 died.

thats how opening things up will go.
Who are these..flag-sucking halfwits fleeced fooled by stupid little rich kids, They speak
for all that is cruel stupid, They are racists hate mongers I piss down the throats of
these Nazis Im too old to worry whether they like it, Fuck them.
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Trump's approval rating on coronavirus response hits new low

Donald Trump's approval rating for his coronavirus response continues to fall, with just 39% of Americans approving of his handling of the deadly virus, according to a new ABC News poll released Friday morning.

Trump's 39% approval rating on his virus response marks a new low in ABC's survey, which began asking questions about Americans' support for Trump's coronavirus response in mid-March.

https://americanindependent.com/donald- ... -covid-19/

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CDC: 35 percent with coronavirus may be asymptomatic

With more than 1.5 million cases of the coronavirus in the U.S. alone, experts are still searching for answers about the way in which the virus may be spreading silently. On Friday, many news organizations began citing a number listed in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance on reopening, which noted that the organization’s “best estimate about viral transmission” is that 35 percent of individuals infected with SARS-CoV-2 may be asymptomatic.

The number was listed in the CDC’s “COVID-19 Pandemic Planning Scenarios,” which relied on mathematical models to “help evaluate the potential effects of different community mitigation strategies.” Dr. Kavita Patel, a nonresident fellow at the Brookings Institution and Yahoo Life medical contributor, says the number is meant to be used for state and local modeling. “This highlights the importance of social distancing, nonmedical masks and hand hygiene even more since some proportion, potentially as many as 35 percent, are asymptomatic,” says Patel.

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this was posted on facebook by one of my co-workers at the casino:

I was in Florida last week, it was completely normal. Didn’t see a mask or gloves the entire time I was there. It was fabulous!

She believes this is normal....she's a trumper, so she has no idea what 'normal' is....
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CDC: 35 percent with coronavirus may be asymptomatic

With more than 1.5 million cases of the coronavirus in the U.S. alone, experts are still searching for answers about the way in which the virus may be spreading silently. On Friday, many news organizations began citing a number listed in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance on reopening, which noted that the organization’s “best estimate about viral transmission” is that 35 percent of individuals infected with SARS-CoV-2 may be asymptomatic.

The number was listed in the CDC’s “COVID-19 Pandemic Planning Scenarios,” which relied on mathematical models to “help evaluate the potential effects of different community mitigation strategies.” Dr. Kavita Patel, a nonresident fellow at the Brookings Institution and Yahoo Life medical contributor, says the number is meant to be used for state and local modeling. “This highlights the importance of social distancing, nonmedical masks and hand hygiene even more since some proportion, potentially as many as 35 percent, are asymptomatic,” says Patel.

https://www.aol.com/article/news/2020/0 ... /24393187/
While that does explain why the graphs showing infections piling up to a peak and then leveling out for a slow burn instead of declining back down toward zero, It blows a hole in the theories I've seen where people are saying the real infections numbers are 10, 20, 50, even 80 time higher than reported.

This report puts a cap on that, the real numbers will be somewhat less than a doubling. A doubling is what I've been throwing in. In discussions if I quote a number I quote the reported number, but in my thoughts I double it.

New York show an 1.9% infection rate this morning, in my mind I see that as being 3.8%. California which shows a 0.22% rate is likely to be 0.44%. Either way if the same is applied or not applied and one does not mix them New York is 8.6 times as infected.

I'm glad I live in California. :)

I'm glad Zowie decided to weather the storm here instead of New York. :)

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hottentot venus wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 10:55 am
this was posted on facebook by one of my co-workers at the casino:

I was in Florida last week, it was completely normal. Didn’t see a mask or gloves the entire time I was there. It was fabulous!

She believes this is normal....she's a trumper, so she has no idea what 'normal' is....
Maybe your coworker will receive a dose of karma. I hope casino workers are mostly abiding with wearing the masks and exercising caution.

A day or two ago Florida moved up in the ranks ahead of California insofar as infections and deaths. And as thus California moved down the list toward the bottom, 17th from the bottom now. I remember not long ago it being more up there, being about in the center of the spread.

Arizona, North Carolina, Missouri, Kentucky, and Texas are lining up to leaf frog over us next. Texas Is really trying hard making leaps and bounds to top us. I think they might leap frog over the other four states while they leap over us as well. That will be quite a stunt, but Texas is like that, they seem to like pulling their stunts.

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I was at the Target in Marin City a few days ago, some TRUMPER was trying to make a stink about having to wear a mask. His problem was no one paid attention to him. Store personnel did not engage him, people just walked around him.

The COVIDIOT gave up and walked away, they need attention. Just like the the Orange Diaper Baby.
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Yes, they need attention.

I saw stoonie saying the traitor is not allowing Obama portrait to be unveiled at the WH

I dont blame him, actually. Barack Obama is a better man times ten million than ALL of you cons combined, I would hate to have that reminder staring me in the face daily also.


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Sat May 23, 2020 11:14 am
Maybe your coworker will receive a dose of karma. I hope casino workers are mostly abiding with wearing the masks and exercising caution.

A day or two ago Florida moved up in the ranks ahead of California insofar as infections and deaths. And as thus California moved down the list toward the bottom, 17th from the bottom now. I remember not long ago it being more up there, being about in the center of the spread.

Arizona, North Carolina, Missouri, Kentucky, and Texas are lining up to leaf frog over us next. Texas Is really trying hard making leaps and bounds to top us. I think they might leap frog over the other four states while they leap over us as well. That will be quite a stunt, but Texas is like that, they seem to like pulling their stunts.
California is the most populous state in the nation yet we don't have as many cases as many states. The reason for this is because the governor took early action to issue stay-at-home orders and shutting down non-essential businesses in an effort to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus. While most Californians don't like staying at home and being out of work they, for the most part, understand and agree this is what they need to do.
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rainwater wrote:
Fri May 22, 2020 9:46 pm
i cant c/p this right now.

huffpo top story...arkansas church now flooded with C19 cases since they went ahead
and opened'er up. more than a 1/3 of attendees contracted C19 while 3 died.

thats how opening things up will go.
Saw that on twitter. They cited huffpo too.

NYC would have had a shot at flattening the curve had the mayor been able to close down the city when he wanted to. It was overruled by Cuomo, who said that's the governor's call. They lost a week's time. I don't trust all the models, since they're only as good as the assumptions programmed into them, but they do seem to suggest that 1-2 weeks make all the difference.

In general, a lot of people seem to be losing it. LA used to be good for one police pursuit every day or two. The last few days, though, it's more like four or five. They've had even more crazy driving than usual, with a couple going the wrong way on the freeway. It's starting to remind me of the post-nuke movies where people just want to die and get it over with.

Then there's the latest conspiracy theory, which the Internet ran with, spreading it faster than the virus spreads. You may have seen it. It's the one where the covid vaccine is a secret plot by Bill Gates to inject tracking chips into everyone. Suddenly he's the new Soros in a lot of these whacko theories.

The people who deliberately cough or spit in the faces of store employees telling them to wear a mask should be detained by security, at gunpoint, and turned over to the police for assault with a deadly weapon or attempted murder charges. So far, they've all been the usual white retards, but there's a growing suspicion that African Americans pulling stunts like that would have been shot.

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ZoWie wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 2:05 pm
Saw that on twitter. They cited huffpo too.

NYC would have had a shot at flattening the curve had the mayor been able to close down the city when he wanted to. It was overruled by Cuomo, who said that's the governor's call. They lost a week's time. I don't trust all the models, since they're only as good as the assumptions programmed into them, but they do seem to suggest that 1-2 weeks make all the difference.

In general, a lot of people seem to be losing it. LA used to be good for one police pursuit every day or two. The last few days, though, it's more like four or five. They've had even more crazy driving than usual, with a couple going the wrong way on the freeway. It's starting to remind me of post-nuke movies.

Then there's the latest conspiracy theory, which the Internet ran with, spreading it faster than the virus spreads. You may have seen it. It's the one where the covid vaccine is a secret plot by Bill Gates to inject tracking chips into everyone. Suddenly he's the new Soros in a lot of these whacko theories.

The people who deliberately cough or spit in the faces of store employees telling them to wear a mask should be detained by security, at gunpoint, and turned over to the police for assault with a deadly weapon or attempted murder charges. So far, they've all been the usual white retards, but there's a growing suspicion that African Americans pulling stunts like that would have been shot.
In the San Diego area, the CHP and local police are telling drivers just because the roads aren't crowded doesn't mean they can speed. They've seen an increase in the number of people exceeding the speed limit and, appropriately, they are being pulled over and ticketed. Stupid drivers figure since traffic is light they can get away with speeding but don't figure that same light traffic lets the police to spot speeders easier.

As for the conspiracy theories, there are always people who are gullible or just plain stupid who will immediately believe whatever they're told or read. It's hard to fix stupid but with a little effort people can overcome being gullible.

People who are refusing to wear a mask and causing a scene over it or spitting on store employees are acting out of frustration. There is no excuse for their actions and they should be held accountable for their actions. They need to channel their frustration into other, non-harmful actions to release their frustration.
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In the San Diego area, the CHP and local police are telling drivers just because the roads aren't crowded doesn't mean they can speed. They've seen an increase in the number of people exceeding the speed limit and, appropriately, they are being pulled over and ticketed. Stupid drivers figure since traffic is light they can get away with speeding but don't figure that same light traffic lets the police to spot speeders easier.

As for the conspiracy theories, there are always people who are gullible or just plain stupid who will immediately believe whatever they're told or read. It's hard to fix stupid but with a little effort people can overcome being gullible.

People who are refusing to wear a mask and causing a scene over it or spitting on store employees are acting out of frustration. There is no excuse for their actions and they should be held accountable for their actions. They need to channel their frustration into other, non-harmful actions to release their frustration.
Here in Marin City, which is small with easy freeway access, certain people treat the roads like a street rally. Cars come tearing the street, twice nearly hitting children riding their bikes when the car went up on the sidewalk.

The street that fronts the GateWay Shopping Center (Donahue) see's a lot of speeders. Once a car was going so fast that when the drive lost control, it hit a street light and BENT the light pole and nearly destroyed the cement base it was in. Dumb Dumb Drive died. No pity from me.
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A true cop story......

He's just pulled someone over for doing 80 in a 55 mph speed zone. The guy rolls down his window and the first comment to the cop is, "i thought you guys weren't stopping anybody. To which the cop replied, "only the stupid ones." He got his ticket.
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Sat May 23, 2020 2:30 pm
A true cop story......

He's just pulled someone over for doing 80 in a 55 mph speed zone. The guy rolls down his window and the first comment to the cop is, "i thought you guys weren't stopping anybody. To which the cop replied, "only the stupid ones." He got his ticket.
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CHP was still out on LA freeways too. They have gone to a much lower code 3 bar on the car, so they're not that easy to spot. They also excel at hanging way back to clock, then suddenly hitting it and presenting you with the red light special. I'm a red flag in the speedy little car, so I do watch the speed. It's definitely a bad idea to stand on it just because the freeway is empty.

Guy around here put his Mercedes in a tree. No, not INTO a tree, IN a tree. Halfway up it. Strong tree. It's still there (the tree, not the Mercedes). I still can't figure out how he did that. He survived, but the cop said he might have to lose a body part or two.

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Finally some real reporting in the LA Times:

https://www.latimes.com/california/stor ... -explosion
L.A. Fire Department to inspect vape and smoke shops after downtown explosion

“In our experiences, it’s a well-known area for one-stop supplying of illicit cannabis extraction products and counterfeit vape manufacturing,” said Wesley Hein, head of compliance and government affairs for Mammoth Distribution in Woodland Hills.

Erik Hultstrom, founder of Legacy Strains and a member of the Southern California Coalition, a cannabis trade organization, said the sale of such large quantities of butane had been going on in the area for well over 10 years and was fueled by the unlicensed marijuana trade.

While legal cannabis dispensaries buy vape pens and other finished products from licensed distributors, Hultstrom said, unlicensed manufacturers can find many of the supplies needed to craft their own products in the downtown corridor.

“A licensed manufacturer would not be buying cases of butane cans from head shop row. Nobody reasonable is buying 128 cans of butane to fill lighters,” he said. “You can almost liken this back to when people would make bathtub gin and put antifreeze in it. This exists because there’s illicit products.”

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Libertas wrote:
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is this the real, REAL portrait? Nice suit....
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John Bolton's book is being prevented from coming out by the traitor...America is gone
No amerikkka is not gone....you whyt libs/progs really need to get a grip....seriously.... :roll:
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Sam Lefthand wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 11:14 am
Maybe your coworker will receive a dose of karma. I hope casino workers are mostly abiding with wearing the masks and exercising caution.
Properties are slowly opening west to east right now....one of the Hard Rock properties in Florida just opened this week....

our place here in Cincy just went thru a rebid for shifts (dealers). I'm thinking Fourth of July weekend will be our re-opening. We will probably be requested to return in June to get reacquainted with safety procedures....and gaming refresher courses....

I'll keep y'all posted....you guys keep me in your prayers, becuz my worst fear is bringing it home to my sister, who's in her 70's....
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Excuse me while I use a BROAD BRUSH to say anyone who spends one minute defending anything rump is just as guilty as he is of all his crimes

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hottentot venus wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 9:18 pm
is this the real, REAL portrait? Nice suit....


No amerikkka is not gone....you whyt libs/progs really need to get a grip....seriously.... :roll:
Thank venus. Lib tends go beyond reason. No America is not gone. America is not dead.

Lib my man, you need to tone it down.
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In San Diego, the Fashion Valley Mall, described on the news as an up-scale mall, has reopened. The mall is an outdoor mall and is enforcing the 6-foot distance rule as well as having fewer tables in their food court. They've planned to limit customers to one for every 50 sqft of space. One thing they're not requiring is face masks. Right now, I wouldn't trust going to a mall when there are people who aren't wearing masks.
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In San Diego, the Fashion Valley Mall, described on the news as an up-scale mall, has reopened. The mall is an outdoor mall and is enforcing the 6-foot distance rule as well as having fewer tables in their food court. They've planned to limit customers to one for every 50 sqft of space. One thing they're not requiring is face masks. Right now, I wouldn't trust going to a mall when there are people who aren't wearing masks.
I thought face masks were mandatory by the governor or the county?
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https://www.reuters.com/article/us-heal ... SKBN22Z0OE

More than 40 diagnosed with COVID-19 after Frankfurt church service

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - More than 40 people have tested positive for the novel coronavirus following a church service in Frankfurt, Germany’s financial center, earlier this month, the head of the city’s health department told a news agency on Saturday.
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Here I think it's the mayor of LA who signed an order requiring them in public. Theoretically you could be cited for not wearing one. Theoretically. In the real world, it's essentially voluntary compliance, and at least from informal observations that seems to be something like 95%.

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