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Thursday, April 02, 2020

People in COVID-19 hot zones sure are smug

It is time to end the quarantine on our economy because we are back to normal with the Blue Staters smearing the Red States again.

The lie they tell this time is those Red State rubes were slow to shut down.

The fact is the mayors of New York City and New Orleans encouraged people to hug one another. In New York the message was go to Chinatown to celebrate the Lunar New Year. In New Orleans, the Mardi Gras rolled on.

I am not second-guessing them or even knocking their decisions. But I rolled my eyes when Jim VandeHei of Axios said, "Red states were slow to respond to the corona virus because they were listening to President Trump, they were watching Fox News, and listening to Rush Limbaugh.”

That is just not true. Governor Jim Justice shut down West Virginia upon the report of the first case. We were the last to report a case.

It was not because he is some genius. He is not. He saw what happened elsewhere and did not make the same mistake they made.

This has nothing to do with One State/Two State, Red State/Blue State, and everything to do with human nature. We have gone from denial to panic. I am following the rules. I am avoiding Walmart, because there are more people, in favor of Dollar General.

But I do not like shutting down of America's economy, especially when Red China appears to be up and running, even if millions die. Millions dying is the price of communism.

Getting back to the smug, J.B. White in Jacksonville is shaking his head too.
Those maps are:





But having supermarkets nearby is not necessarily a good thing as the places where the supermarkets are the places where the virus hangs out.

It turned out people were not hoarding. They were stocking up so that they did not have to go to the store when the virus hit. This is intelligent and rational.

This virus hit the Blue States first because they are ports of entry for goods and people, which makes them ports of entry for deadly viruses, such as communism.

The people in the Red States are by and large refugees (going back generations in many cases) from Blue States.

COVID-19 can be treated and cured. Eventually there will be a vaccine. Unfortunately, the same is not true about smug.

16 comments:

  1. Don't forget nasty pelosi was hanging out in Chinatown in san francisco encouraging people to visit to celebrate the Chinese new year. So, ny, la, and ca are covered.

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    1. Well hell, Skeletor and the pencil-neck are launching another impeachment attempt on Trump. So congratulations, America, the wu-flu crisis is over. It's obvious because demorats are back to playing political games.

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    2. Hopefully Impeachment_V2 will blow up in Nasty Nan's Botoxed face as well as the V1 did.

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  2. CDC has said about 3/4 of those hospitalized for the Chi-Com Lung Flu have at least one co-morbidity.

    Does that mean, instead of 5000 dead because of this bug, only 1000 - 1250 can be attributed to it?

    It turned out people were not hoarding. They were stocking up so that they did not have to go to the store when the virus hit. This is intelligent and rational.

    No, it is selfish. How much do you need, really to get by?

    Do you really have to buy out the whole store? Doubtful. And what about the other people?

    They just get to go to Hell?

    Sorry, can't go with you on this one. There is stocking up and there is selfishness.

    What we've seen is selfishness and, one way or another, they're going to pay for it.

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    1. Go back and read your Bible Dutch, especially the parable of the wise Virgins.
      Every one of us should have food stocked up. A disaster could happen at any time. something terrible like a tornado, a flood, or Bernie getting elected President.
      How much should you have on hand? That is ultimately your decision. I keep enough for at least a month. More actually.
      That said, my panic buying consisted of nothing. I stopped by the store for my real needs, milk, bread and items to replenish what I ate in the prior week.

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  3. The "normal"flu and pneumonia (caused by it) have killed over 80,000 since Jan 1st. Kung Flu has killed far less. WHY do we shut everything down over this "new" flu and not for the other? Ahh - because there is no political advantage to be gained there. Just live (or die) with it.

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  4. Those maps make no sense to me. In Wyoming and Montana and other places in the west, tons of people have to travel huge distances to get things done.

    And the second one is for city and suburb dwellers. I live four miles from the nearest place of commerce - a gas station and maybe six from the grocery. Many out here live much further from groceries than me - there is only one in the county. And the poorest of the poor have cars. There is no public transportation to speak of so most everyone has a vehicle. I am in the poorest state and one of the ten poorest counties. So the question is dumb.

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    1. With you 100%, Schlongy. Those maps are garbage. Fake maps for garbage people.

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    2. Agree SL. And I'll add that just because you use math, it doesn't mean it's science.

      Keep up the work DS.

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  5. Smug? You're projecting....again.....

    "You know, my uncle was a great person. He was at MIT. He taught at MIT for, I think, like a record number of years. He was a great super genius. Dr. John Trump. I like this stuff. I really get it. People are surprised that I understand it. Every one of these doctors said, 'How do you know so much about this? ' Maybe I have a natural ability. Maybe I should have done that instead of running for president."

    Words of smug stable genius wasting valuable time, while downplaying a global pandemic.

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    1. If he’s “wasting your time” genius, don’t watch it. Life is hard when mama’s whiny butt baby can’t get out of the basement.

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    2. Tom, you're assuming the stupid hypocritical dishonest troll wants to get out of his mummy's basement. It don't.

      FLOlson

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  6. The Dead Kennedys greatest hits album was entitled Fresh Fruit For Rotting Vegetables. Fits the Wuhan to a T. Fake News For Garbage People. I’m sick of this weaponized bullshite from deranged and broken people, and I’m with Big D: Quarantine NYC, all of New Jersey and Connecticut, Detroit, Seattle, and LA, announce this next Friday in time for Easter, and let the rest of us get on with our lives. MAKE THE FOOKERS HOWL! I hate ingratitude more than anything else and that’s what we’re seeing right now.

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    1. Good idea Z, but add the SF Bay Area (where I live) to the list. I think we had a head start on COVID-19. Plus it would really tick off those arrogant Silicon Valley types.

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  7. I was an accountant for a small mfg company that was located in rural SC. Our Mgmt team was from mostly shutdown PA steel mills. We had a local lady who was VERY Southern in every way - especially her "accent"! The NORTHERNERS were constantly mocking her way of talking (behind her back because as I said, she was VERY Southern). One day I finally had enough (and another job offer) and told them "If you guys don't like the way us Southerners talk why don't you go back up north where they don't talk funny (we think they do), but they don't have JOBS?!!!

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