St. Charles County parents to send kids to school without face coverings to protest mask policy
St. Charles County parents to send kids to school without face coverings to protest mask policy
Some parents with students in a St. Charles County school district plan to protest a mask policy on the first day of school.
Nothing like using their kids as pawn in what shouldn’t be a game.
And not just their kids.
Lost all faith in humanity.
Endangering their children to own the libs.
And not just their children.
A comment with a retweet:
Nothing says “I care about my kid” like using them as a po[i]ltical prop, doing everything you can to make them as unsafe as possible, and making them an outcast on day 1 of school. Can we charge these hateful idiots with child endangerment yet?
We can all then live in Eric Schmitt’s anti-science libertarian paradise. Wouldn’t that be so much fun?
Some of the responses:
You forgot the conclusion: No end to the pandemic.
Well said return to true freedom besides I can’t breath hear when I’m.forced to wear a dam mask it’s a struggle for me. And I’m forced to ask people to repeat themselves because I can’t hear!! please put yourself in my shoes before you comment.
When you are dead you don’t have to worry about hearing anything.
Eric! Stop it! You’re purging your own voter rolls!
You are wrong. You threaten my life. You threaten the lives of children.
I will support establishments with mask mandates & passports.
No Schmitt in the Senate.
No brain cells.
No Brains. Do you see what’s happening in Florida and Texas?
You forgot one. No care for other human lives.
There’s more. Some from those who aren’t particularly concerned with humanity.
I just received word from a friend that their elderly parent fell and broke a leg. This injury will require surgery and a hospital stay. Their local small town hospital has no available beds. Due to COVID-19 cases. This in a county with a very low vaccination rate and active anti-mask agitators.
Their injured parent was transferred to a suburban hospital. That hospital has no available beds. Their parent is in that hospital’s emergency department until a bed becomes available. The friend described a scene with patients in beds in the hallways.
What does anyone think will happen to a patient in the case of a heart attack, or a stroke, or injuries due to a car accident?
If you’re anti-vaccine and/or anti-mask you own this. It’s your world. And you’re a dumbass sociopath.
Through this program, $15 million in CARES Act funding will be designated for destination marketing organizations (DMOs), entities that promote Missouri as a great place to visit. The funds will be administered by the Missouri Division of Tourism and will grant eligible DMOs funding for recovery efforts such as payroll relief, reimbursement for necessary safety equipment, and the initiation of marketing campaigns with messaging focused on safe travel. Eligible DMOs must have participated in the Division’s Cooperative Marketing Program in FY19, FY20, or both.
“This program is part of a focused effort to support Missouri’s tourism industry. When the COVID-19 health emergency hit Missouri, the tourism and hospitality industry nearly shut down completely,” Missouri Department of Economic Development Director Rob Dixon said. “This funding will help our tourism industry make our state’s many attractions and activities safer and reinforce messaging to encourage visitors to come to Missouri and safely enjoy all there is to see and do here.”
Sure, a great place to visit.
Charles P. Pierce @CharlesPPierce
I hear Missouri is nice this time of year. Except for, you know, the pandemic. 8:14 PM · Aug 15, 2021
JOHNSON, LAFAYETTE & SALINE COUNTIES: COVID-19 cases in Johnson (299), Lafayette (256) and Saline (165) have increased in the past 14 days.
Hospitals in the region are seeing resource strain from dramatically increased numbers of COVID-19 patients and hospitalizations. As a result, several hospitals in the region are at or near capacity. Continued disease spread into Northwest Missouri is expected.
The Delta variant, which spreads more easily and poses higher risk of hospitalization than prior variants, is believed to be contributing to the increase. Vaccination continues to be our best tool to move past this pandemic.
– Johnson County: 23.4%
– Lafayette County: 34.5%
– Saline County: 35.8%
Experts say at least 70% – 80% of people need immunity to minimize spread within a community.
– Vaccines: MOStopsCovid.com
– At Home & Community Testing: Health.Mo.Gov/CommunityTest
Those who choose not to get vaccinated should continue these important public health steps:
– Maintain at least six feet distance from others;
– Wear a mask when appropriate;
– Avoid others that appear to be sick;
– Avoid others if you have COVID symptoms;
– Cough or sneeze into your elbow or a tissue; and
– Wash your hands.
How can any business or entity threaten its employees with firings to take an experimental vaccine? All while the Biden Administration is letting tens of thousands of illegals into the country that are testing positive for Covid and not requiring them to be vaccinated. There will be many lawsuits to come in the future.
People Vaccinated – Total – % of Total Population
At Least One Dose – 193,199,353 – 58.2%
Fully Vaccinated – 165,637,566 – 49.9%
At this point the only “experiment” taking place is the Delta variant one using self-selected unvaccinated individuals as subjects.
Uh, if anyone tests positive for Corona virus, from the CDC:
People with a current infection: Defer vaccination of people with known current SARS-CoV-2 infection until the person has recovered from acute illness (if the person has symptoms) and until criteria have been met for them to discontinue isolation. This recommendation applies to any vaccine, including the first and second doses of COVID-19 vaccine.
JEFFERSON CITY Today, Governor Mike Parson signed SB 51 into law, which protects health care providers, businesses, religious organizations, and others from being held liable in COVID-19 exposure civil actions.
“When COVID-19 first struck Missouri, health care providers, manufacturers, businesses, churches, schools, and other entities quickly altered their operations to protect public health and accommodate the needs of Missourians, and they should not be penalized for their efforts,” Governor Parson said. “SB 51 will protect those who helped protect us during some of the hardest days of the pandemic, and I thank Senator Luetkemeyer, Senator White, and Representative Wiemann for getting this legislation passed to prevent these unnecessary and frivolous lawsuits.”
SB 51 limits liability for COVID-19 exposure claims unless the defendant engaged in reckless or willful misconduct that caused an actual exposure and resulted in personal injury. These protections are extended to health care providers, manufacturers, and others who may have altered their practices to accommodate the changing needs of patients and customers during the COVID-19 crisis.[….]
Heh, that may be a reach, but it might be worth a try just for laughs.
As always, we’re not allowing ignorant comments like these out of moderation to be linked with the original post, but we will present some of them in subsequent posts for the purpose of public derision and mockery. As we see fit.
Governor Mike Parson @GovParsonMO
Yesterday, the advanced life-support ambulance strike teams transported an additional 20 patients to hospitals outside the Springfield area to reduce hospital censuses in the region.
[….] 5:18 PM · Jul 30, 2021
Governor Mike Parson @GovParsonMO
The 10 ambulance teams have transported a total of 107 COVID-19 patients outside the area — some roundtrips of seven to nine hours or more.
ADEM and Missouri State Emergency Management Agency 5:20 PM · Jul 30, 2021
Some of the responses:
Thank You Governor Parsons for creating these new jobs. For a cow farmer your are pretty smart. More Covid cases more jobs! They will need to be transported to other hospitals due to Springfield being overwhelmed. You must be so proud!!!
A declaration isn’t enough, but actual action is needed if you want to stop overflowing hospitals. Stop trying to do nothing to appease deniers.
Maybe you shouldn’t have let it get to the point of needing this but in doing something like that you would have actually been a governor.
And yet the census in said hospitals still going up.
It’s weird to talk about there being so many people in the hospitals in SW MO that you are having people transported to hospitals 4 hours away like it’s some great accomplishment.
Sounds like a great reason for you to have a state wide mask mandate and stronger stance on vaccination. How many people need to die?
How about a “please get vaccinated” to go with this senseless bragging?? [….]
Help us out, Hee Haw. Is this one of those GOOD NEWS tweets orr nah?
Can you say…….. crisis?
Who pays for these transports?
Which shouldn’t have been necessary IF YOU WOULD DO YOUR JOB.
Yeah, not seeing the positive of having to transport people due to overcrowding [….]
And what did you do to address this growing concern yesterday ??
Photo op chases photo ops
@GovParsonMO staff finds these fun field trips for him, like the corn cob fest. No hard questions. @GovParsonMO is Missouri’s #dumberdesantis
To StL? Where your AG is suing to stop a mask mandate that will save lives? Asking for people who actually care about saving lives.
Yet 3 days ago he held a huge unmasked event in Springfield (which is in crisis) now he’s bragging about how fast ambulances are hauling extremely sick people out of here. [….]
So, you going to do anything other than tweeting at the problem? Maybe suggest or (gasp!) mandate masks for indoor public spaces?
Wonder what could be done to prevent the need for this?????
That’s great. How about a mask mandate to help slow the hospitalizations and give our medical hero’s some relief?
Nah, he doesn’t give a shit. Never has. [….]
Would have been better of you could have acted faster in granting resources foe the ACS. You dragged out the decision and they had to find another solution.
And . . . .? You are doing WHAT to help stop this?
Rural hospitals are disappearing, and you brag about a fleet of ambulances that can do round trips to the big cities in 6 hours.
Yeah, about that…
I thought the virus was a hoax and we don’t need to vaccinate, wear masks?
Transporting them outside one area does not reduce burden on healthcare workers, including this “strike team” (whatever that means) Do you think if Springfield #s are low MO will quit making national news and you won’t look like the terrible leader you are?
Too bad you failed to do your job. We wouldn’t even be seeing this.
Finish the tweet….
due to your inept leadership and not actually giving a crap about your citizens.
No hospitals beds available in Springfield? That is part of the reason STL and KC felt it was necessary to safeguard the limited urban hospital beds w. a mask mandate. Can you call off your attack dog @AGEricSchmitt with his worthless lawsuits so we can protect all Missourians?
There’s that, too.
And let’s not forget about the State Fair coming up in covid central. [….]
Your vaccination strategy FAILED!! As of 7/16/21 Mo vaccination rate – 41%. Your refusal to implement a mask mandate killed people !!In Mo New Delta Covid cases have spiked over the past month. One in every 350 people in Mo has been diagnosed with COVID !! Worst Governor ever!!
Why are you having to transport patients? Are they going on your bicentennial tour with you?
Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas [2019 file photo].
Mayor Q @QuintonLucasKC
I have stuck with CDC guidance throughout the pandemic and today is no different.
I will return Kansas City to a mask mandate indoors based upon national and regional health guidance and discussion with other Kansas City leaders. I will provide further details in the morning. 6:49 PM · Jul 27, 2021
Mayor Q @QuintonLucasKC We cannot ignore the rapid spread of the COVID-19 Delta variant in Missouri—outpacing much of the country. We will do all we can to ensure our corner of this state is safe.
Some of the responses:
So frustrating. People do the right thing and get vaccinated and those that don’t cause masks to come back.
There will not be any enforcement
I really, really dislike masks. I’m vaccinated and I’m over them. But this is the right call as people continue to gauge their comfort level with the vaccine. Hopefully we see more shots and fewer masks down the road…. for now, we gotta keep folks safe.
I voted for you and will vote for you again, but as a vaccinated adult, I absolutely hate this and will shop, spend money in Overland Park instead of KCMO whenever possible. I doubt I am the only one.
You didn’t vote for him, you never will. You shop there all the time anyway.
Good call. You hire a professional engineer to design a bridge . You don’t let the guys at the bar draw it on a napkin .
Use the professionals.
How long will this last? I really want my senior year to be normal. I’ve seen what the class of 20 and 21 went through and how badly it affected them, I don’t want the same to happen to class of 22
Tell that to the anti-vaxxers.
Ya my husband and I were gonna honeymoon in kc but not now
And they said it wouldn’t last…
Thank you for ignoring the giant toddlers who can’t handle wearing a simple piece of cloth.
Thank you. I’m vaccinated but had a positive test. We still need masks until people get vaccinated.
Thank you for leading our city in a better direction because the honor system just was not working here.
Thank you for following the guidance of experts and healthcare leaders in our community.
If you don’t like it then get the vaccine. The more people vaccinated the quicker we can get out of this. Anti-vax babies are ruining this for everyone. Grow up and think about someone other than yourself for a change.
So why did I get vaccinated???
I have 2 littles under 6. I’ll do it so they don’t get it. They cannot get vaxed like me and my wife. MO hillbillies can kiss my ass.
This makes no sense. Masks only protect others from getting the virus. People who have had the vaccine cannot pass the virus to others therefore we should not have to wear masks. This is just a control thing.
Has difficulty paying attention and keeping up.
Glad I don’t live in kcmo..all fear porn to get more people into the worlds biggest science experiment
Thank you for post thinking this. It was getting hard to spot you wackos when you took your red hats off
Risky and Reckless.
I do have a question actually. What is the particle size of the droplet of water the COVID virus travels on when it goes from their sneeze into your mouth?
Slept through school, will never understand science.
This is the right thing to do for our communities. If all get on the same page, we are stronger. Thank you.
Nope. I will support and provide commerce to anyone who opposes this mandate.
Yes, with your billions of wealth.
Awesome! I will keep my spending in Kansas then! I like it better over here anyway!
Has difficulty understanding simple concepts.
I will not, under any circumstance comply.
Some people never get out of nursery school.
Good. Had to be done unfortunately. Its ashame not everyone did their part to end this
Thank you mayor Q. Everyone, please know this isn’t a punishment. The delta and lambda variants are more deadly because they rapidly replicate in our bodies to the point where even when vaccinated, you can still transmit the virus – but will most likely not have severe symptoms
Even though breakout cases are rare (when vaccinated people contract and spread covid), they are still happening. Any amount of prevention could be the difference between having enough medical staff/supplies to help those who do get sick.
Civil Disobedience will rain supreme. I won’t wear one and will enter businesses at will without one
Might want to rein that in a bit. The reign in Speign falls meignly on the pleign. Even better:
Don’t cut yourself on that edge
Thank Mayor Q for your leadership. I know it’s really hard with all the pushback you’re sure to get, but it’s definitely the right thing to get things back under control, especially until we can get our kids vaccinated.
Kc will lose money thanks and so if anyone that enforces this. That’s not what we need
Believes that people can take it with them.
Thanks anti-vaxxers. For nothing.
Why? We have a major major problem that’s actually fixable. Only problem is, it requires a general sense of civic responsibility.
They’d have to have morals for that
Morals for taking a non-fda approved experimental vaccine for a virus with a 99% survival rate?
Slept through school, has difficulty with actual facts and large numbers.
I’m vaccinated. I dont want to mask again. If its because I can spread it to others who refuse to vaccinate, its their problem. Hospitals should just refuse covid cases. Have them go home, see what happens and deal with the consequence. Cant save those who don’t want to be saved
Tempting, but our society is not supposed to be made up of sociopaths. Oh, wait…
Thank you. Who didn’t see this coming? It was just a matter of time. An ugly world we live in where people don’t care about one another and have been consumed with conspiracy theories and hate. What a thankless job you have to maintain some civility.
We never stopped wearing masks. When I go to a public indoor place and 40% are vaccinated but 90% are not wearing masks. The numbers just never added up. Those who have chosen to not be vaccinated are the reason for this.
Thank you for announcing this in time for me to move my birthday party to Johnson County!
Since you’re so popular they’ll really appreciate hosting that super spreader event.
I hate mask, I am vaccinated. That being said, I think you are making the right call, and if this saves lives, even of those who fight it, it’s worth it.
We are all tired of wearing masks, but I am *so* relieved to hear this! Definitely the right call to keep the vulnerable population safe!
It’s reached a point where now it’s simply unfair to those who have done everything they could to not have to wear masks and go back to normal… What do you plan to tell rising seniors who will have now almost completely missed out on their high school experience???
Uh, they’re saving lives and helping prevent the pain and suffering for many others? That should do.
Thank goodness Mayor Q
Thank you. Also thank you for my frail elderly mother and my grandkids who are not yet old enough for the vaccine.
I’m done with this. I’m leaving kc and moving rural. You guys are crazy.
Are you sure about all of that?
Nobody likes masks, but I’ve never stopped wearing one. We need to beat this to ground.
We have the stupid anti-vaxxers to thank for the this. Thanks a lot, a-holes!
WE WILL IGNORE YOU!! Time to stand up !!!!!
You think you’re so big and bad huh? You can’t stand up when you’re on a ventilator, princess
This isn’t what the science shows. Damage to a child’s lungs begins in as little as THREE MINUTES and 68% of children have problems. The damage you are doing far exceeds the intervention.
(The lawsuits will cost billions.)
Wait for it:
That study has been retracted because it used bad methods and measurement equipment.
These babies cant wear a mask to walk in a store for ten minutes while doctors and nurses on front lines wear them for 12 hours plus a day. Who are the real snow flakes?
That’s their job they get paid to do and chose a careeer path in…they’re not going grocery shopping they are performing surgery.
That’s so cute, thinking surgeons are the only people in hospitals.
How is making vaccinated people wear masks going to help stop the spread of the Delta Variant? I’ll wait…
Didn’t have to wait long:
Breakthrough cases. Also immunocompromised aren’t as protected from the vaccines. #leukemia
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