Northern California Counties Re-Open as Newsom Begins Loosening Restrictions
Article from For Liberty by Norm Leahy.
Officials in Yuba and Sutter counties in Northern California have begun allowing businesses to re-open despite a continued statewide shutdown order and sharp criticism from Gov. Gavin Newsom. But their actions appear to have prompted a change in thinking at the state capitol.
In a statement, Yuba-Sutter Health Officer Dr. Phuong Luu said:
“COVID-19 is dangerous and scary but it is not the only health issue,” Dr. Luu said. “We cannot wait for a vaccine without seeing extreme economic damage done to our community. The consequences of waiting will be additional health concerns brought on by stress and the very real dilemma for those with limited resources whether to buy life-saving food or life-saving medicines. As the Bi-County Health Officer, I have to think of the totality of health for the entire community.”
Among the business allowed to re-open under certain social distancing guidelines are, “restaurants, retail operations, shopping malls, construction, real estate, agriculture, gyms and fitness studios, hair salons and barbershops, nail salons, spas, massage therapy centers, and tattoo parlors.”
A number of businesses, schools, entertainment venues and religious services remain closed.
Immediately after the announcements, Gov. Newsom said the two counties were “making a big mistake,” and “putting their public at risk.” But he’s since said the state as a whole will begin relaxing some of its shutdown orders for certain businesses.
California’s Modoc County was the first to begin re-opening businesses, but, according to local officials, “in a very scaled back sense.”
Back in Sutter County, Newsom’s apparent softening was seen as good news:
Sutter County Supervisor Mike Ziegenmeyer said he interpreted Newsom’s comments as offering a path of approval for the county’s swifter return toward business-as-usual. “He’s really starting to move. That was a big deal for us,” he said.
Seriously now. Why hasn’t one of these “reporters” gone back a couple of years ago, do the research on a heavy flu related death years numbers. Then do what the communist party propaganda media have done, lay it out in a step by step, daily numbers, weekly numbers, monthly numbers, and then blast that out over the airwaves. I believe you will see it can be seen to be the same as the “covid19 pandemic.” It just wasn’t reported on, cause there was no POLITICAL AGENDA at that time!
The rest of the nation should follow Northern Calif.’s example. Get back to work, this “pandemic” is now just scare tactics from blue state demoncrats.
Two days later (Thursday) Newsom caved and announced the state was moving to Phase 2 effective Friday. He did this with such haste that everyone at the county and local level were caught flatfooted. The state didn’t have any of the criteria for moving to phase 2. The counties that had created their own criteria were at a loss to what to do, and the state didn’t have any of the information the counties needed to even understand what it meant to go to phase 2.
All this just proved again that these decisions are being made based on politics and not on science or date.
Our Government and the states Governors all say we need to open up the economy if the “Safest Way”
When the words “Safest Way” is used it means “Controlled Safety”. Americans do not need to be controlled. We are not children and we are able to take care of ourselves and our businesses without our big brother telling us what to do. and how to act.
The safest way and best way to get our economy back to where it was is open it up for all, except where the hot spots are, like New York City. We are treating the rest of America like N.Y.City and the other hot spots as if they have bad water and so since they have to boil their water so now the rest of the country has to boil their water.
If we don’t get back to pre-Coronavirus days soon we never get back our country the way it was.
If we don’t things opened and soon there will more lives, livelihoods lost than we lost from the virus and more business be lost that will never comeback.
Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. And when He had fasted forty days and forty nights, afterward He was hungry. 3Now when the tempter came to Him, he said, “If You are the Son of God, command that these stones become bread.”
But He answered and said, “It is written, ‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds from the mouth of God.’
We are living in a world that will continue to die because it it does not think God is an “essential” part of life.