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Old 14th May 2020, 12:54 PM   #841
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Originally Posted by johnny karate View Post
Wisconsin Supreme Court strikes down state's stay-at-home order.

Republicans have been telling us that people can take personal responsibly for their own safety and do the right thing without it having to be mandated.

Well... here was the immediate response to the stay-at-home order being rescinded.

Crowded bars. No masks. No social distancing.

To the sane and responsible people on this forum who live in Wisconsin, please be safe and take care of yourselves and your loved ones.

Our only hope at this point is that the virus hits these idiots harder than the rest of us and hopefully thins their ranks.
I noticed that a great number of that crowd appears to be in the "obese" category. Which has no relation to being a Trump supporter, of course.
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Old 14th May 2020, 12:55 PM   #842
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Wisconsin is #1 or #2 every time those surveys come out about which state is the most obese, so really it's just local people being out.
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Old 14th May 2020, 09:53 PM   #843
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Apparently the COVID infections are now rising steeply in those states that did not close and/or had those "Freedumb" protests.
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Old 14th May 2020, 10:03 PM   #844
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Originally Posted by Delphic Oracle View Post
I scrolled comments on the ABC News Twitter post linking to their coverage of Fauci's testimony.

I stopped about 5 minutes later and had to go outside and breathe, literally shaking with anxiety.

I think I saw a handful of supportive comments, maybe about 20% of the negative posts would have a rebuttal (and maybe a quarter of them were substantive rather than just equally reactionary raging the other direction).

Carlin said it best, we are "**** outta luck and jolly well ******."
Trump is stirring up a storm and his minions want blood.
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Old 14th May 2020, 11:27 PM   #845
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Originally Posted by a_unique_person View Post
Trump is stirring up a storm and his minions want blood.

His minions have been itching for blood since they lost the Civil War. Trump is gifting them the perfect stage to set upon their fantasy comeback tour.
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Old 15th May 2020, 06:51 AM   #846
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Originally Posted by Norman Alexander View Post
Apparently the COVID infections are now rising steeply in those states that did not close and/or had those "Freedumb" protests.
Whodathunkit.
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Old 15th May 2020, 07:37 PM   #847
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Originally Posted by Norman Alexander View Post
Apparently the COVID infections are now rising steeply in those states that did not close and/or had those "Freedumb" protests.
Evidences?
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Old 15th May 2020, 07:51 PM   #848
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Originally Posted by johnny karate View Post
Wisconsin Supreme Court strikes down state's stay-at-home order.

Republicans have been telling us that people can take personal responsibly for their own safety and do the right thing without it having to be mandated.

Well... here was the immediate response to the stay-at-home order being rescinded.

Crowded bars. No masks. No social distancing.

To the sane and responsible people on this forum who live in Wisconsin, please be safe and take care of yourselves and your loved ones.

Our only hope at this point is that the virus hits these idiots harder than the rest of us and hopefully thins their ranks.
The problem is that wearing a mask doesn't protect the wearer, but helps prevent others from getting it by reducing the distance the virus can be projected into the area around them. That protects the idiots not wearing masks. The idiots not wearing masks spread it farther and wider infecting even those who do wear masks. That means it's the idiots being protected and the non-idiots are not being protected. Sort of a reverse Darwin survival of the fittest: survival of the idiots.
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Old 15th May 2020, 07:57 PM   #849
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Originally Posted by Regnad Kcin View Post
Evidences?
It's difficult to know if the rise in reported cases is due to opening or because testing is increasing.
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Old 16th May 2020, 09:52 AM   #850
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Originally Posted by AnonyMoose View Post
His minions have been itching for blood since they lost the Civil War. Trump is gifting them the perfect stage to set upon their fantasy comeback tour.
Hey, do you guys remember when Antifa was this big threat and proof that the Left is so much more violent?

Haha... I know, right?
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Old 16th May 2020, 09:54 AM   #851
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Originally Posted by Stacyhs View Post
The problem is that wearing a mask doesn't protect the wearer, but helps prevent others from getting it by reducing the distance the virus can be projected into the area around them. That protects the idiots not wearing masks. The idiots not wearing masks spread it farther and wider infecting even those who do wear masks. That means it's the idiots being protected and the non-idiots are not being protected. Sort of a reverse Darwin survival of the fittest: survival of the idiots.
I’m just hoping that the idiots will congregate together and the non-idiots will avoid them. It’s a pipe dream, I know. But when you see crap like this, hope is a scarce commodity. You take it where you can find it.
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Old 18th May 2020, 02:46 PM   #852
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Originally Posted by Regnad Kcin View Post
Evidences?
Originally Posted by Stacyhs View Post
It's difficult to know if the rise in reported cases is due to opening or because testing is increasing.
Quote:
US lockdown protests may have spread virus widely, cellphone data suggests

Devices associated with protesters travelled up to hundreds of miles after rallies where few precautions were taken
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/...cellphone-data
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Old 18th May 2020, 03:24 PM   #853
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Originally Posted by Doghouse Reilly View Post
Okay, I lost the bet. I still don't believe that this is what it was made out to be and I believe the evidence is overwhelming that the models used were extremely flawed, and that the lockdowns are unnecessary and of minimal effectiveness and will harm more than they help. I also believe thousands of deaths are being attributed to Covid-19 that are due to other causes, and that the Covid-19 death rates are actually not much worse than a bad flu.

All of that being said, I lost and Roborama won, fair and square. I agreed to the terms of the bet and I lost.

I will accept my penalty in the form of whatever avatar is chosen for me for one year.
I thank whichever mod split that out of the thread it didn't belong in.
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