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Democrat Shutdowns Due to Coronavirus Five Times Those of Republicans (Opinion)

Liberty is the most precious of our rights…

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“Question authority” was a treasured anthem of sixties Liberals along with “Sex, Drugs, and Rock and Roll.”

Wherever they are in authority today, Liberals, Leftists, and Progressives don’t relish being questioned at all. Even as they shut down our lives, the economy and the country, we are “Covid-19 Truthers” if we dare to doubt.

With 2020 quickly becoming known as Coronavirus Spring, questioning authority is critical not only to our physical health but to our health and survival as a nation.

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The same people who have been exposed in running scam after scam to unseat a duly-elected President are now telling us to believe them and their good intentions when they use their massive emergency powers to restrict our rights to travel, engage in commerce and freely assemble.

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I’ve been wondering whether Democrats were more likely than Republicans to shut down states and cities due to the pandemic. My hunch has been that Democrats are more likely to invoke extraordinary power and force to bend citizens to their will in an emergency–regardless of the facts and risks on the ground.

Additionally, have Democrat Mayors invoked their authority more often where their states are governed by a Republican? Here are the results of my investigation:

According to a New York Times article, (3/25/20) “See Which States and Cities Have Told Residents to Stay at Home”, 18 Governors have issued “Stay at Home” orders for their entire state. Colorado followed suit on March 26, bringing that list to a total of 19.

Of those 19 states, 15 are governed by Democrats, and 3 by Republicans (Indiana, Ohio and Vermont.) Governor Jim Justice of West Virginia was elected as a Democrat but switched his party to Republican while in office.

While it’s true that states like New York and California have highly populated cities and are headed by Democrat Governors, that doesn’t tell the whole story. The NCOV2019 website provides world-wide, on-going statistics on confirmed cases of Coronavirus, morbidity rates, and the degree of change on a state-by-state basis.

The aforementioned state of West Virginia has a population of approximately 1.8 million people and is currently under a statewide “Stay at Home” order. Fifty-two people have been confirmed with Coronavirus. There are 0 deaths currently reported.

The Times article also reported on 11 states where partial shutdowns have been ordered by elected officials in specific cities and counties. As I suspected, 8 of those states have Republican Governors who are less likely to shut down the whole state. The counties and municipalities that have issued “Stay at home” orders for their jurisdictions have been overwhelmingly ordered by Democrats.

Democrats clearly prefer to impose stricter restrictions on citizens than Republicans. David Horowitz is known for saying, “Inside Every Progressive Is A Totalitarian Screaming To Get Out.”

We must also ask whether such extreme restrictions which are more suitable for the Bubonic plague, fit our current reality.

In 2018, CDC reported a death toll of 80,000 from the previous winter’s flu season. That was the highest in 40 years. Drastic measures such as those we are watching for Covid-19 were unthinkable.

There is an oft-repeated analogy that compares the loss of our Liberty to a frog in a pot of boiling water. Put him in the pot and he’ll hop out, but fill the pot with cold water and slowly turn up the heat, and he’ll stay there until he boils to death. 

The heat has just been turned up to high and the frog is on life support.

Liberty is the most precious of our God-given rights. Perhaps that’s why God gave us free will. We should never expect less from our government.

Karen Kataline is a columnist and talk show host of Spouting Off , a live, internet, call-in show featuring politics, pop culture, and psychology. Her op-eds have appeared at Investor’s Business Journal, Town Hall, The Daily Caller, Western Journal, and The American Thinker. She is the author of Fatlash ! Food Police & Fear of Thin. This is a personal account of her own child beauty pageants, food restrictions, and her “stage door mother on steroids”. We’ll cover “Trump Supporters Sycophants or a Gallery of Rebels?” and the Schiff Show.

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Obama In 2008: We Can Only Trust Mail-In Ballots If Signatures Are Verified (Watch)

Ain’t that something!?

John Salvatore

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It’s pretty amazing how Democrats can flip the switch. They hated the Electoral College for a long time…until their guy “won.” Many of them, like Barack Obama and Rep. Jerry Nadler (NY), once said mail-in voting is rife with fraud. But again, because their guy “won,” they refuse to speak the truth. Cowards. Here’s what the worst president in American history said in 2008 on MSNBC, “Well, I think we have to figure out whether this is fraud proof. I mean, Oregon has a terrific mail-in system but they’ve already scanned everyone’ signature whose registered to vote so that they can check to make sure that in fact the right people are voting.” WATCH: https://twitter.com/RaheemKassam/status/1331942266018082819 LOOK: https://twitter.com/Barnes_Law/status/1332354346307108869?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1332354346307108869%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thegatewaypundit.com%2F2020%2F11%2Fflashback-obama-says-mail-ballots-can-trusted-signatures-verified-video%2F Even though Dems claim voter fraud isn’t real, Nadler said in 2004 that it was very real. WATCH: View this post on Instagram After admitting this, Jerry Nadler and Democrats have so little shame that they are advocating for mail-in voting?! A post shared by Dinesh D'Souza (@dineshjdsouza) on Aug 4, 2020 at 7:40am PDT WATCH: https://twitter.com/JudiciaryGOP/status/1276216650442964994?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1276216650442964994&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Fdem-rep-jerry-nadler-calls-antifa-imaginary-and-gets-dragged-by-twitter-and-destroyed-by-jim-jordan%2F

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Olbermann: You’re Absolutely ‘Right’ We Want to Criminalize Policy Differences (Watch)

The TDS may never disappear!

John Salvatore

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If you don’t agree with us, you should be ostracized or even imprisoned. That’s how the left thinks. That’s how crazy they have become. The left is clearly comprised of communists and socialists and they’re not even afraid to hide it anymore. Keith Olbermann is one of the worst they have to offer. The former ESPN host blabbered, “G– d**n it! When the policy differences are between maintaining American democracy and substituting racist, one party rule. You’re G– d**n right, we want to criminalize policy differences that might exist between the outgoing administration and the administration that is about to take over.” WATCH: https://twitter.com/stillgray/status/1331426604724043777?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1331426604724043777%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Fyoure-g-dn-right-we-want-to-criminalize-policy-differences-olbermann-says-out-loud-what-cnn-merely-implies%2F In short, Olbermann is a goon. To him, the only opinion that matters is the left’s. Who employs this guy, these days? WATCH: https://twitter.com/MattWalshBlog/status/1314718453295702016?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1314718453295702016%7Ctwgr%5Eshare_3&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Fprominent-left-winger-rants-that-amy-coney-barrett-should-be-forcibly-removed-from-our-society-will-cnns-fdabg-care%2F From New York Post: Keith Olbermann is leaving ESPN again. This time, he insisted it’s on good terms. Olbermann announced on Twitter that he will be offering political commentary on a new YouTube show, “The Worst Person in the World,” that begins on Wednesday. WATCH: https://twitter.com/KeithOlbermann/status/1313602428340764672 Well, he got the title of his show correct.

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