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Old 05-15-2020, 10:58 AM
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Trump seems to be trying to stir things up:
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/14/u...ronavirus.html
Trump came a'calling because you're a swing state. You'll see his efforts to re-open economies will be more and more focused on states in which he needs to bolster Republican voter support. Let's all remember that this president lost the popular vote by 3 million and only won because of a few swing states, Pennsylvania being one. The glorious economy is Trump's silver bullet to win in November, so he'll be increasingly whipping up his base and encouraging the calls to get back to business as usual.
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Old 05-15-2020, 04:02 PM
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I'm very impressed with how our Massachusetts governor is being driven by actual data on how and when to open us back up. This article from the Boston Globe from 2 days ago is comprehensive.

I see we are still having 180 deaths from Covid a day! I'm staying hunkered, thanks.

https://www.bostonglobe.com/2020/05/...ing-milestone/
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Old 05-15-2020, 04:11 PM
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Thanks to our Republican governor we have no reliable data for our state. Broward and Dade counties will start opening on Monday. We'll see how it goes.
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Old 05-21-2020, 05:58 PM
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Checking numbers: 1462 total deaths in my county (Middlesex), 5938 in the state (Massachusetts). 1045 new confirmed cases in MA just yesterday.

There were 4946 new cases on April 24. Numbers have gone down a lot, but...

I'm still staying home.
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