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Add it up

As stores are reopening, they’re calling workers back. A lot of people say they are afraid. Reality: Who’s going to give up $600 a week unemployment from the government to go back to a $400 a week job? We knew this would happen.

Still a problem

In reference to the homeless population in St. Joe, there is no place for the homeless people to go. We still have a homeless population, but because the City Council decided to move them off of public land, they have gone onto private land. They’re in our neighborhood, we live down on South Belt. They’re all over the place, they are getting no help, and there’s still just as many of them as there was before.

Learn the lingo

I can’t believe that all the Democratic congressmen and congresswomen are kowtowing and following the directives of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, their supposed leader. Surely some of them are smart enough to vote their own conscience. We are in deep trouble if we don’t elect smarter people this November. If we don’t, we will all be unemployed and better start learning Chinese.

Little guys

To all these people complaining about the economy opening up, maybe they should look at other people a little bit. There’s a lot of us out here who put years and years and countless hours into our own small business and we’re barely hanging on. It’s not a problem for Walmart, but think about us little guys for a change.

Local control

To “Thanks but no,” the statement you made is simply not true. Initially, President Donald Trump intended on following the guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for reopening the states, but he received so much flak from some of the governors of those states and the Democrats that he ultimately decided that each state had been affected differently by the virus and the governors knew what was best for their own states. Therefore, the responsibility to do so was given to those governors. That is not “throwing it on a shelf and ignoring it.”

Importance of arts

I see Missouri Western is going to cut the entire theatrical department. Did we even think about cutting some other things, like professors’ salaries or some sporting departments? Or cutting back a little bit from each department? Why hack away at one department all the time? They always want to get rid of the arts, for some reason. They’re just as important as sports are.

Go after them

The Democratic members of the Justice Department want Attorney General William Barr to resign. Will someone please give them a crying towel? He’s upholding the law, that’s all it is. I hope he doesn’t resign. I want him to get the rest of those crooks.

True vision

As a five-year student at Missouri Western University, I can assure you that Dr. Bill Church is truthful, accurate and has a clear vision of exactly what has gone on at the university.

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aj0201@gmail.col

We have 36.5 million unemployment claims since March.

To understand the monstrosity of that number, consider: the worst week of all times before this was 695k.

If you had that worst week of all times every week for an entire year—52 in a row—that would be 36.1m.

aj0201@gmail.col

TRUMP: "When you test, you have a case. When you test, you find something is wrong with people. If we didn't do any testing we would have very few cases."

aj0201@gmail.col

“ If you read what Trump says here and you still support him, I’m not accusing YOU of being an idiot. But you’d have to acknowledge that TRUMP is an idiot”

aj0201@gmail.col

Devin Nunes says the only way for republicans to win is to have a “robust ballot harvest program.”

Colorado

Learn the Lingo!, I Really hope all Democratic patriots are following Nancy Pelosi! After all, Russians

Republicans elected an Incredibly Incompetent bunch of Lying Criminals & Look at the Unmitigated Disaster they Blundered America into! 36 MILLION Unemployed Americans...... $4 TRILLION in Socialist Payoffs..... 85,,000 DEAD & Counting!

Remember... Obama’s Ebola pandemic... 2 Dead Americans.... Hillary 4 dead in Benghazi but OHHHH 😵😵😵. the Emails! 🙄🙄🙄

James Bond1

I would be delighted to see the federal government get out of the "finance business". We have banks for that and they do a much better job. The Government funds get squandered far too often. The lesser role the federal government has in our life, the better. I would suggest 72% should be shut down today. Over the next 10 years another 12% could be eliminated.

aj0201@gmail.col

James just woke up after a three day nap and is pulling numbers out of thin air. 72% or what should be shut down today?

Colorado

Trumps SOCIALISM PAYOFFS Topped $4 TRILLION! And Whining Russian Republicans are Still Crying about Obama! Republicans are definitely the New Socialists!

Dilly

Why is yurtle the turtle lying BOUT THE Obama administration leaving the t rump in the lurch when it comes to pandemics?“They claim pandemics only happen once every hundred years but what if that’s no longer true? We want to be early, ready for the next one, because clearly the Obama administration did not leave to this administration any kind of game plan for something like this.”

— Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), in an online discussion hosted by the Trump campaign, May 11, 2020

... Former Obama administration officials cried foul after McConnell’s comments. “We literally left them a 69-page Pandemic Playbook.... that they ignored,” tweeted Ron Klain, the former “Ebola czar” in the Obama administraation.

Klain is referring to a 40-page document (not counting appendixes) first revealed by Politico — a National Security Council staff playbook on fighting pandemics. Now, just about every war plan falls apart with the first battle, but a case could be made that there was certainly useful information in the playbook.

Most notably, the color-coded document lists dozens of pointed and detailed questions that top policymakers should be asking themselves if a novel virus suddenly emerges overseas. For instance:

Is there sufficient personal protective equipment for health-care workers who are providing medical care? If YES: What are the triggers to signal exhaustion of supplies? Are additional supplies available? If NO: Should the Strategic National Stockpile release PPE to states?

Instead, the Trump administration placed a big bet on a limited travel ban on non-U.S. citizens coming from China — and then scrambled to fill gaps in stocks of PPE when cases of covid-19 exploded after the administration failed to rapidly set up a nationwide testing regime. The document laid out other steps, recommending a faster pace than the approach undertaken by the Trump White House."

aj0201@gmail.col

They thought Presidunce Lump would be good with color coded. He needed a picture book.

zzsnot303@gmail.com

Trump borrowed aj's crayons and coloring books.. OOPS

aj0201@gmail.col

He’s welcome to them. He needs them more than I do....oops.

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zzsnot303@gmail.com

unmasking the unmaskers.. FINALLY

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zzsnot303@gmail.com

AND Obama AND Biden were in the meeting, both KNEW bout using Michael Flynn as a target. HOTSEAT INCLUDES Strozk, Paige, Clappper, Susan Rice, McCabe, Toomey, Biden and Obama as well as 30 plus others. Flynn was.t guilty, there was NO Russian meddling, fake Dossier, DNC payments.. the list goes on. The new documents are quite revealing. and Schiff and Nadler aren't saying anything..hmmmm. the FBI was indeed found at fault, the Democrat infused FBI .. The Mueller report was saturated with political bias... INTERESTING. AJ should read it all

grandpadude1945@gmail.com

aj yesterday you ask me a question about our church service. It was late but i did reply. I replied again this morning but it seems to disappear.

aj0201@gmail.col

Our church is still meeting remotely. Curious why you all thought it good today meet in person? Not worried about the virus anymore?

grandpadude1945@gmail.com

We left it up to each individual to attend. We followed the cdc guide lines. So yes we felt it was safe. We would never put anyone in harms way.

aj0201@gmail.col

I would hope you would leave it up to each individual to attend. So no handshaking or hugging from church members jdw?

jdw64485

No,handshaking and hugs were not allowed. No offering plate was pasted around. there was a offering bucket placed in each foyer for people to drop their offering if hey chose to do so. hand sanitizer was available for use.

aj0201@gmail.col

That’s good. Sounds like they’re taking it serious.

jdwskwmax2014@hotmail.com

I'm the chairman of the deacon. We met and situp the guide lines to follow.

zzsnot303@gmail.com

there are times when comments never get posted, especially at shift change at the newspress.

bigoak

Using COVID-19 as a political weapon, as the Democrats are doing, is purely and simply un-American. It is a time when they should be working with the President. Instead, they whine and point fingers while any "help packages" they propose are filled with efforts to enact liberal programs and further their own political ambitions. It is clearly insincere. They want it to be vetoed so they can say "the President rejected our "help" proposals. They need to realize that the American people are not as dumb as they used to be and don't always fall for their propaganda.

aj0201

Yes, they should be working with Presidunce Lump in finding a way to inject disinfectant into people. They should be finding a way for the April heat to kill this thing off....oops, it's mid-May. They should be finding a way for it to "miraculously disappear." They should also be working with the Presidunce to pardon some more criminals that are friends of the Presidunce. Notice, Flynn is out, Stone is out, Manafort is out, but Cohen is still in. That certainly has nothing to do with favorable politics, right bigdope?

zzsnot303@gmail.com

*hands aj a dozen more crying towels*

bigoak

zz---It is interesting how the liberals continue to whine and weep over Hillary's loss.

zzsnot303@gmail.com

of course, and when aj is proven wrong, he will cry even harder and use more towels.

bigoak

The White House had repeatedly said the disinfectant comment was satire. Of course the liberal media refuses to accept that and falsely continues to broadcast it to their willing listeners.

aj0201@gmail.col

Satire from a president during a national emergency while addressing the nation? That’s not better.

zzsnot303@gmail.com

any person with common sense knows to ingest disinfectants is stupidity in capital letters. it only gives ANTI- AJ more things to whine and cry about.. on this forum... anywhere he would be ridiculed incessantly and laughed AT

aj0201@gmail.col

Right. Anyone with common sense. Lump proved he doesn’t have any.

aj0201@gmail.col

Same guy thought there were airports in the Revolutionary War.

zzsnot303@gmail.com

i was pointing to YOU AJ, not Trump lmao

aj0201@gmail.col

I’m not the one who suggested it. He did. Probably thought it was a good idea, like a border wall in Colorado.

zzsnot303@gmail.com

strange that the federal judge thinks he can be a prosecutor for Flynn... NOT HIS JOB, the prosecution says they are dropping the case, Flynn was SET UP

aj0201

That’s not what is happening. Look up “friend of the court” and see if you can figure out what is happening

zzsnot303@gmail.com

you gotta do that, i don't have the time, barely enough time to play with anti-aj

zzsnot303@gmail.com

i know all about the "friend of the court' filings...

aj0201@gmail.col

Then you know your assertion of prosecution by the judge is silly.

aj0201

1,430,000 cases, 85,000+ dead. All for something the Presidunce said would be "near 0 in a few days."

Trump is a disgrace.

bigoak

aj---Is it Trump who is a disgrace, or those who whine and cry on a daily basis in this forum. Trump brought this nation "alive" by addressing the hypocrisy in D.C. Had the Democrats made any effort to cooperate with him we would have achieved even more than he has by himself.

aj0201@gmail.col

Achieve what? A ridiculous wall? Dismantling the rule of law?

zzsnot303@gmail.com

the fabulous wall WILL be completed. the wall is in the best interest of Americans, PERIOD

aj0201@gmail.col

3.5 years in and he’s gotten 180 miles done, by far most of it is replacing wall that was already there. He ain’t gettin nothing done.

zzsnot303@gmail.com

the rule of law... in Obama speech.. disgusting, he is protecting his own backside as he KNEW about the Democrat's dealings in DC

aj0201@gmail.col

What was it Trump said about “Article II?”

zzsnot303@gmail.com

chat with Pelosi and Schumer... Schiff, Nadler... all your Democrat nutcase idols... they are the obstructionists

James Bond1

aj0201...………...lets pay attention...……..Trump has brought a lot to the table. He has achieved more in his first year than Obumer even tried to do in 8 years. The results Obumer shared were simply dishonest. He was elected because the nation was willing (at that time) to take anything that happened to be black. The time had come. Obumer didn't seem to get the message and threw in his dishonest program. Now, it's over...……..we've had a black President and it wouldn't be wrong to suggest we sure don't need another. This one was pretty dishonest and pretty incompetent. There was some good blacks available and they took the worst.

aj0201@gmail.col

What has Trump achieved? Division? Yes. Increased racism? Yes. More debt? Yes. Higher deficit spending? Yes. Laughingstock around the world? Yes. Poor response to emergency? Yes.

zzsnot303@gmail.com

get off your stupid soapbox aj ...we have seen your antics and regard your ignorance with a grain of salt

aj0201

Stating facts is “antics?”

Colorado

JamesBond... Trump has brought to the Table.... 18,000 Lies, No Productive Legislation, Tax Cuts for the 1%.... Failed China Trade deal, Failed N Korea deal Failed Iran Nuclear deal, 36 MILLION UNEMPLOYED, 85,000 DEAD, $4 Trillion in Socialism

zzsnot303@gmail.com

... and Pelosi had no part of increasing debt ? FIND ANOTHER EXCUSE

zzsnot303@gmail.com

Its nice that Colorado's tirades impress NOBODY, but he keeps typing anyways, though be totally ignored hahahaha

zzsnot303@gmail.com

... *being

grandpadude1945@gmail.com

Why don't you report how many has gotten over the virus.

aj0201@gmail.col

I dunno. Why don’t we take down the Vietnam War Memorial and put up the Vietnam War Survivor Wall?

aj0201@gmail.col

So the answer to the “worst black” was the worst white ( or orange as the case may be)?

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bigoak

Dilly---the "armed protesters" assaulted no one. There are videos of antifa thugs physically assaulting other people. If you haven't seen it, it is because the biased liberal net works choose not to show it---don't want it to reflect poorly on their biased narrative.

bigoak

Go after them---The Democrats are upset by Barr because he is doing his job. He is doing his own investigation, and it, coupled with the Durham report, is going to shake up the crooked Democrat party.

aj0201@gmail.col

That’s what you said about Horowitz.

bigoak

I'm waiting for Durham. The Democrats will be exposed as criminals.

aj0201@gmail.col

Doubtful. But even if that is what happens, it doesn’t change the fact that Trump solicited help from the Russians and the Ukrainians.

aj0201@gmail.col

Solicited, accepted and covered up that help.

zzsnot303@gmail.com

AJ.. best you read the latest news (new docs just out).. There was NO Russian meddling.. hahaha

zzsnot303@gmail.com

the new reports are just coming out... 39 names of Democrats who pushed the GET TRUMP OUT OF OFFICE (politically motivated entirely)

zzsnot303@gmail.com

the new documents are out...the poop bin for the Democrats hahaha

aj0201

😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

James Bond1

aj0201...…………..you really missed it. Trump is a pretty good negotiator and he stepped right up to visit with the Russians and he got more from than the previouus 10 US Presidents. Trump is by far the best.

aj0201@gmail.col

What did his negotiating skills get from the Russians?

zzsnot303@gmail.com

Barr is to be commended for trying to uncover ALL the Democratic shenanigans

zzsnot303@gmail.com

next, aj will be telling you that the Steele Dossier was in fact the truth, the whole truth, so being helped by his God

aj0201@gmail.col

Nope. Nobody ever said the whole thing was truth. One of the misrepresentations of the Trump klan. It was presented as raw, unfiltered intelligence. But that some of it isn’t true, doesn’t mean The whole thing is rubbish. Besides, it didn’t figure much into the whole thing anyway.

bigoak

Importance of arts---The number of job opportunities in both "the arts" and sports is very limited. Sports is really considered extra-curricular. But sports generates income for the school---and that is the bottom line.

zzsnot303@gmail.com

It was mentioned that one program only had 4 students... that's incredibly inefficient. Cancel the program and let those 4 students go elsewhere, and terminate the "professor"

bigoak

Exactly. Very few students will earn a living with a degree in the arts.

bigoak

Local control---the experts are giving Trump very good grades for his handling of COVID-19. The Democrats are simply whining because they want power and they oppose reopening the country until the election in hopes that will give them victory. It won't.

aj0201@gmail.col

Which experts?

zzsnot303@gmail.com

More and more voters are being annoyed by the Democrats adding "other" items to the stimulus programs, while crying about the debt increasing at the same time.. TWO FACED

bigoak

Learn the lingo---two special elections yesterday---one in California--both won by Republicans. The populace is waking up. The one in California had been Democrat for some time. Good news for America--unreported by biased networks, by the way.

aj0201

Unreported? No. That's a lie

James Bond1

Now that was a "hoot"...………...the Dem/Socialists really caught one in the backside. They never expected to see CA cough up some nice Republicans. Hee hee hee

aj0201@gmail.col

Uhh, that district had been held by a Republican 25 of the last 26 years. That’s why this isn’t all that newsworthy.

Colorado

JB. Has been under his bed to long..... Similar Valley, home of Ronald Reagan library has Always been a Republican district

bigoak

Add it up--(workers)--A relative owns a business where workers would be more than 20 feet apart and start at $15 per hour. Can't find anyone to work.

grandpadude1945@gmail.com

Why work. When you can get $600.00 a week sitting home watching tv

zzsnot303@gmail.com

600.00 per week is utterly ridiculous... it's just an incentive NOT to work

Colorado

Trump Socialism

zzsnot303@gmail.com

Too many freebies result in lazy workers. STOP THE GIVEAWAYS

Colorado

Trump Socialist Payoffs

aj0201@gmail.col

Local control...Presidebt Lump didn’t have that power to begin with.

bigoak

I think he has more power than you have.

aj0201

Well, he certainly does. But he doesn't have the power to tell governors what to do with their own states, as the caller suggests.

zzsnot303@gmail.com

there are federal powers and state powers. Every state is different, but when a state ASKS for federal help, the state must abide by the federal decisions.

aj0201

No

zzsnot303@gmail.com

you'd better consult an attorney on your "no" ..if a state says no, they may forfeit assistance

aj0201@gmail.col

No

Colorado

Trump only had to Lie for 2 Months to Kill 85,000 Americans

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aj0201@gmail.col

I don’t remember antifa showing up armed to anything. These yutz’s show up armed to protest that they can’t get a haircut. Those guys dream of a day they can be the one that stopped a mass shooting, but have no problem with people dying en masse from a virus. I also wonder how many folks are out there now saying “I’m protected by the blood of Jesus from this virus,” but are happy as clams that their church has an armed security team.

aj0201@gmail.col

Little guys....the consensus around here seems to be that after years and years, ya shoulda managed your money better.

bigoak

aj--people with business experience know that most business profit goes back into the business. They pay workers, they pay burdensome (liberal) taxes, deal with miles of red tape (created by liberal government), donate to local charities, contribute to the communities. I personally know of business owners who take home less than their workers because they are "building something of value" for the community.

aj0201@gmail.col

It’s not my conclusion. Ask around...

zzsnot303@gmail.com

ANY business must continually watch the bottom line.

If your chosen business isn't working correctly, you shut it down.

zzsnot303@gmail.com

Not necessarily true in all cases, but I'd bet you can name some of those businesses.

aj0201

That was your automatic assumption when I mentioned a local restaurant that is going to close permanently. You said that business that couldn't last through this didn't manage their money very well. You make no exception for those businesses that did manage to get socialist help from Congress. Apparently those business did manage their money, or our money, I guess?

zzsnot303@gmail.com

it wasn't part of your vendetta, i simply ignored it. fact remains, if you manage your business well, it can survive

aj0201

So all this stimulus money to businesses is not necessary?

zzsnot303@gmail.com

i can see a rational amount of stimulus money, but NOT to the extremes as been provided thus far.... any further stimulus money will have a hard time getting thru the senate.. with the unrelated Democrat addons.

James Bond1

Too much of the federal money goes to people who don't deserve it. Most small businesses that are successful do well, because they do well...…...not because of any federal support.

zzsnot303@gmail.com

as i said, having been a small business owner ...

aj0201@gmail.col

So they should all give back their stimulus money, right James?

Colorado

If Moron Trump & Qtip Pence keep not wearing masks..... Wouldn’t it be Absolutely Delightful to say “ PRESIDENT NANCY PELOSI!”

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